Will they be able to let go of the past and trust each other to do it together? And as wary as jolene is, she may have found a kindred spirit—someone she can help, and someone she can hold on to. Restoring the Magnolia Inn is the first step toward restoring their hearts. There’s just one hitch: stubborn and moody carpenter Tucker Malone.
The Magnolia Inn #ad - After living with the guilt of failing to rescue her self-destructive mother, Jolene knows her aunt and uncle’s B&B is the perfect jump start for a new life and a comforting place to call home. The last thing he expects is for his new partner to stir something inside him he thought was gone forever. He’s got a half interest in the Magnolia Inn, and he’s planting his dusty cowboy boots squarely in the middle of her dream.
Ever since his wife’s death, Tucker’s own guilt and demons have left him as guarded as Jolene.
The Perfect DressMontlake Romance #ad - Nearly six feet tall, and with a plus-size spirit to match every curve, flame-haired, she’s found her niche: a custom wedding-dress boutique catering to big brides-to-be with big dreams. Graham’s feeling it, too. Is it just a hot summer fling, or are Mitzi’s next designs for herself and seeing her own dreams come true?
Taking the plunge alongside her two best friends, she’s proud they’ve turned The Perfect Dress into a perfect success. Just when mitzi has it all pulled together, Graham Harrison walks back into her life, looking for bridesmaid dresses for his twin daughters. She can just imagine what a kiss could do.
The Perfect Dress #ad - And he’s about to make that imagination of Mitzi’s run wild. An amazon Charts bestseller. A plus-size texas gal has designs on an old crush in New York Times bestselling author Carolyn Brown’s exuberant, bighearted romance. In the small town of celeste, Texas, Mitzi Taylor has never quite fit inside the lines.
A still-strapping jock whose every gorgeous, towering inch smells like aftershave, the star of all Mitzi’s high school dreams is causing quite a flush. For mitzi, all it takes is a touch to feel sparks flitting around her like fireflies.
The Empty NestersMontlake Romance #ad - But none of the women are prepared when their daughters decide to enlist in the army together. The recently widowed tootsie has an rV, a handsome nephew at the wheel, Texas, and an aim for tiny Scrap, to embrace memories of her late husband. Still grieving, she can use the company as a balm for her broken heart.
. She’s been there. With nothing to lose and no one at home, the girlfriends impulsively accept an unexpected offer from their elderly neighbor. And with the open road ahead of them, it’s just the beginning. With emotions already high, she suffers an even greater blow: divorce papers. So can the empty nesters.
The Empty Nesters #ad - Embarking on a journey of hope, Diana, romance, and healing, Carmen, and Joanie are at a turning point in their lives. Especially for Carmen. An amazon charts and Washington Post bestseller. The worst of times calls for the best of friends in this sassy novel about starting over, from New York Times bestselling author Carolyn Brown.
Dear friends and army wives diana, marital problems, rumors of war, motherhood, Carmen, and Joanie have been through war, fears, joy, and heartache. Facing an empty nest won’t be easy. Diana understands the fury and tears.
The Strawberry Hearts DinerMontlake Romance #ad - Can she fight for this little Texas town—knowing she might not stay forever? She’s making friends and even discovering the sweetness of falling in love. Yet here she is, watching her car literally go up in smoke—along with her last-ditch hope of staying with her cousin in Louisiana. From new york times bestselling author Carolyn Brown comes a sweet romance about finding a place to truly call home.
Being broke, and stranded back in the tiny town of Pick, Texas, unemployed, was not part of Jancy Wilson’s plan. But when the town is threatened, Jancy knows it will take more than its legendary tarts to save it. When jancy spies a help wanted sign hanging in the window of the quaint Strawberry Hearts Diner, the memories of the two years she spent there as a teenager—and the lure of the diner’s beloved strawberry tarts—are enough to draw her in and plant her feet…but only temporarily.
The Strawberry Hearts Diner #ad - Raised by parents who refused to settle anywhere for long, Jancy has never known what it is to have roots. Now that jancy’s swept up by the warmth and character of this quirky little community—and by the pull of an old crush—it’s beginning to feel like home.
Small Town RumorsMontlake Romance #ad - Rumor has it that jennie now stands to lose what matters most…unless she can convince Rick of one true thing—and that’s love. The former high school queen bee—and wealthy darling of Bloom, Texas—has returned home after all these years, riding on a common bus and bearing two bounced alimony checks.
But fate has another twist in store. They say she’s taken a job as a housekeeper, and might be crushing on Rick Lawson, gotten a garage apartment, a simple farmer with modest dreams. As romance starts to bud, find real new friends, Jennie relishes what it means to follow her heart, and finally be herself—regardless of all the lying town chatter.
Small Town Rumors #ad - In a town that thrives on gossip, and caused old, Jennie’s fall from grace has shamed her mother, set the town buzzing, jealous enemies to whisper in delight. From new york times bestselling author Carolyn Brown comes a funny heartache of a novel about overcoming the past, confronting the future, and defying all expectations.
Everyone is talking about Jennie Sue Baker and the mess she made of her life in New York.
The Ladies' RoomMontlake Romance #ad - But that doesn't mean that what Trudy overhears there during her great-aunt Gertrude's funeral won't change the rest of her life. Trudy has a daughter in the middle of a major rebellion, a two-timing husband who has been cheating for their entire married life, and a mother with Alzheimer's residing in the local nursing home.
She doesn't really need a crumbling old house about to fall into nothing but a pile of memories and broken knickknacks. Billy lee tucker, lived next door to gert, Oklahoma, resident oddball in Tishomingo, and in her will she leaves him the funds to help Trudy remodel the old house. And just spending time with her is something he'd never ever allowed himself to dream about.
The Ladies' Room #ad - A beautiful home rises up from the old house on Broadway, and right along with it rises up a relationship. But is trudy too scarred from what she heard in the ladies' room to see a lovely future with Billy Lee? That's fine with billy Lee, because he's been in love with Trudy since before they started school.
A wall street Journal bestseller. Secrets told in the church ladies' room are supposed to stay in the ladies' room.
The Sometimes SistersMontlake Romance #ad - But now, the secrets that once drove them apart could bring them back together—especially when they discover that their grandmother may have been hiding something, too…To overcome the past and find future happiness, in this healing summer place, these “sometimes sisters” have one more chance to realize they are always family.
An amazon Charts bestseller. A bittersweet inheritance reunites three estranged sisters in a novel of family, trust, and forgiveness from New York Times bestselling author Carolyn Brown. When they were growing up, Harper, Dana, and Tawny thought of themselves as “sometimes sisters. They connected only during the summer month they’d all spend at their grandmother’s rustic lakeside resort in north Texas.
The Sometimes Sisters #ad - They’ve returned, sharing only hidden regrets, a guarded mistrust, and haunting guilt. But secrets started building, they’ve rarely spoken, and ten years have passed since they’ve all been together—in fact, and it broke their grandmother’s heart. Now she’s gone, a convenience store, leaving Annie’s Place to her granddaughters—twelve cabins, a café, a small house, and a lot of family memories.
It’s where dana, harper, and Tawny once shared so many good times.
The Barefoot SummerMontlake Romance #ad - But for their daughter’s sake, she needs that property. Unfortunately, she’s not the only woman with that idea. Fiery, strong-willed Jamie wishes Conrad were still alive—so she could kill the scoundrel herself. New york times bestselling author Carolyn Brown returns with a heartbreakingly hilarious novel about three women who had nothing in common, except their husband.
Leaving one widow behind is unfortunate. Leaving three widows behind is just plain despicable. The only remnant of their miserable marriage she plans to keep is their lakeside cabin in Bootleg, Texas. Oil heiress kate steele knew her not-so-dearly departed husband was a con man, but she’s shocked that Conrad racked up two more wives without divorcing her first.
The Barefoot Summer #ad - On a broiling july day, all three arrive in Bootleg…with a dogged detective right behind who’s convinced that at least one of them conspired to commit murder. One momentous summer filled with revelations, and claim a bright, quirky neighbors, and barefoot evenings on the porch offers three women the chance to make the journey from enemies to friends, new beginning.
. As does amanda—twenty-eight, pregnant, and still weeping over the loss of her true love.
The Yellow Rose Beauty ShopMontlake Romance #ad - But in cadillac, texas, where the gossip’s hotter than the city’s famous jalapeño peppers, it isn’t long before all hell breaks loose. Heather, the bossy leader of the church’s Prayer Angels, thinks a summer ball will get Stella and the town’s other single gals paired off. Together, her best friends charlotte and Piper, Stella, and the loyal customers of the Yellow Rose Beauty Shop hatch a good old-fashioned scheme to sabotage the ball.
The Yellow Rose Beauty Shop #ad - Stella’s mama never should’ve put Stella on the church prayer list. With stella’s twenty-seventh birthday coming up fast, Nancy desperately wants to see her daughter married and giving her grandbabies. But will it wreck stella’s relationship with her mama forever? And what will the church folk think when Stella reveals the identity of her mystery man?
Petitioning heaven seems like a surefire way to get it done. But nobody can tell redheaded spitfire Stella what to do—not her mama, not Heather, and not even the sexy beau Stella’s been seeing in secret.
The Lilac BouquetMontlake Romance #ad - After three generations of massey women with children out of wedlock, Texas, she wants the whole town of Hickory, to witness the legitimacy of her union with Logan Grady. Come hell or high water, Emmy Jo Massey will have a wedding. But as emmy stays and the two eventually open up to each other, Tandy, she learns the reason behind a feud between Seth, and Logan’s grandfather Jesse Grady that goes back six decades.
She also uncovers a secret that forever changes how she sees her past and her future…. But dream weddings aren’t cheap. So she accepts a highly lucrative stint as a home health assistant to retired realtor, and town recluse, Seth Thomas—a decision her great-grandmother Tandy is dead-set against. Seth isn’t happy about it, either.
The Lilac Bouquet #ad - The eighty-two-year-old doesn’t want a “babysitter”—much less a Massey—something he makes clear when Emmy arrives at his house, an empty mansion built for the woman who broke his heart.
Hidden SecretsMontlake Romance #ad - She’s selling her hotel and moving to a farm in Oklahoma—and all the Brewsters are coming with her. But before her confession can blow a hole in the seemingly perfect lives of the Brewster women, Hannah, her great-grandmother, drops a bomb of her own. To find love, though, they’ll both have to dig past their hidden secrets.
Hidden Secrets #ad - Kim is sure her grandmother, won’t go along with the plan, and mother, Karen, Sue, but Hannah can be very convincing. Kim brewster’s ill-fated marriage was annulled so quickly that she thought she could keep the whole thing a secret…until she found out she was pregnant. Soon the women are working the farm, selling their wares from a roadside stand, and finally feeling like a family.
And as the brewster women’s lives take shape in ways they never expected, Kim may have found another shot at love. Luke thought he’d washed his hands of women, but when he stops by the vegetable stand and meets Kim, he’s instantly smitten.