Magnolia Moon

Magnolia Moon

JoAnn Ross

Romance / Contemporary

JoAnn Ross's breathtaking novels have made her one of the most popular authors of contemporary romantic fiction. Here, set amid the sultry grandeur of Blue Bayou, is the eagerly awaited conclusion to her captivating Callahan Brothers trilogy.L.A. homicide detective Regan Hart's life is turned upside down with the discovery that she was adopted. Following a trail left in her birth mother's journal, she lands in Louisiana's Blue Bayou, where she's determined not to let Nate Callahan, the town's handsome, sweet-talking mayor, distract her from her search.Nate Callahan loves women -- and they've always loved him right back. No-nonsense Regan couldn't be more different from his usual type, but as they spend time together, unlocking the puzzles of Regan's past, neither can deny the attraction sizzling between them -- and both come to realize that family bonds are forged not through blood ties, but through choices of the heart.
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Summer on Mirror Lake

Summer on Mirror Lake

JoAnn Ross

Romance / Contemporary

Summertime is the best time to lose yourself in the romance of Honeymoon Harbor...When he lands in the emergency room after collapsing at the funeral of a colleague and friend, Wall Street hotshot Gabriel Mannion initially rejects the diagnosis of an anxiety attack. But when warned that if he doesn't change his adrenaline-fueled, workaholic lifestyle he could end up like his friend, Gabe reluctantly returns to his hometown of Honeymoon Harbor to regroup.As he adjusts to the sight of mountains instead of skyscrapers, Gabe discovers advantages to this small Pacific Northwest town he once couldn't wait to escape. But it's irresistible librarian Chelsea Prescott who, along with the two foster children she's taken under her wing, makes slowing down seem like the best prescription ever.Over the course of their summer romance, Gabe gets a taste of the life he might have had if he'd taken a different path. But with his return to New York City looming on the horizon, he'll have...
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Blue Bayou

Blue Bayou

JoAnn Ross

Romance / Contemporary

JoAnn Ross, one of the fastest-rising stars in contemporary romance, begins a stunning trilogy that showcases her extraordinary storytelling ability and introduces the unforgettable, moss-draped splendor of Blue Bayou.Danielle Dupree, daughter of a prominent judge, was the closest thing to a princess the sleepy Louisiana town of Blue Bayou ever had. Her passionate teenage love affair with Jack Callahan was cut short for reasons that were never clear to Dani -- but were all too obvious to Jack, the sexy bad-boy son of Judge Dupree's housekeeper. Thirteen years later Dani, a widow with a son, comes home to start a new life and is surprised that Jack, too, has moved back to the Bayou. A former DEA agent who is now a bestselling author, Jack has bought Dani's childhood home, Beau Soleil. But even as their passion reignites, Dani and Jack know that secrets hang in the air...and that the past may ruin their second chance at a once-in-a-lifetime love.
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Champagne and Moonlight

Champagne and Moonlight

JoAnn Ross

Romance / Contemporary

From New York Times bestselling author JoAnn Ross comes a classic tale about finding love for the holidays!Actress Shiloh Beauregard has no luck when it comes to finding a reliable man. When her sister invites her to a New Year's Eve party in Aspen, she jumps at the chance to meet someone new. But when Shiloh is stranded in a snowstorm, she is forced to seek shelter in the small town of Paradise. It's the last place she thinks to find love, but the irresistible doctor Matt McCandless sweeps her off her feet. For one night she allows herself to indulge in the holiday magic. It's a new year, yet her fresh start might have more than one surprise in store...Originally published in 1996.
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Long Road Home

Long Road Home

JoAnn Ross

Romance / Contemporary

Welcome to River’s Bend — Oregon’s most western town where spurs have a job to do and cowboy hats aren’t a fashion accessory.New York Times bestselling author JoAnn Ross returns to her Oregon ranching country roots with a poignant, emotional story about friendship, loss, and the redemptive power of love that binds us together through the worst of storms. Growing up on neighboring ranches, Sawyer Murphy and Austin Merrill were always best friends. As teens, each secretly wondered if they could become more to each other. When the grown-up Sawyer returns to River’s Bend from deployment as a Marine Special Forces Ranger, Austin’s ready to move their relationship out of the friend zone while Sawyer remains stuck in the war zone.  She still holds his heart, but he needs to be alone. Something that becomes impossible when, after a heart-shattering accident, they’re left to care for their best friends’ children. Despite concerns about their ability to take on such a monumental responsibility, together they embark on a shared journey where they’ll encounter challenges, joys, and, ultimately, a perilous event that takes them to the very heart of what it means to be a family. 
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Southern Comforts

Southern Comforts

JoAnn Ross

Romance / Contemporary

From Publishers WeeklyShallow and sketchy plotting undermine Ross's (Legacy of Lies) otherwise well-written romantic intrigue. One wonders if the murder emphasized on the back cover, but occurring quite late in the story, were actually an afterthought. Celebrity journalist Chelsea Cassidy has been asked to write Roxanne Scarborough's (the Diva of Domesticity) biography. Meanwhile, architect Cash Beaudine, Chelsea's sexy, never-to-be-forgotten college lover, has been hired to restore Roxanne's Southern plantation house. While sparks fly between Cash and Chelsea, Roxanne's past?a forgotten husband?rears his low-life head only to be found dead in the ashes of the plantation house. Had the plot allowed for more development, the reader could have become engrossed in figuring out the perpetrator and the reason for the murder, but as it stands, it's hard to care. Copyright 1996 Reed Business Information, Inc. Product DescriptionWelcome to Raintree, Georgia -- Steamy Capital of Sin, Scandal and Murder.To her fans, Roxanne Scarbrough is the genteel Southern queen of good taste -- she's built an empire around the how-to's of gracious living. To her critics -- and there are many -- Roxanne is Queen Bitch. And now somebody wants her dead. Chelsea Cassidy, Roxanne's official biographer, knows that Roxanne is determined to keep her dark secrets buried, whatever the cost. But when Chelsea begins to unearth the truth about Roxanne's life, her search leads her back into the arms of Cash Beaudine, a man Roxanne wants for herself. And suddenly Chelsea's investigation takes on a very personal nature -- with potentially fatal consequences.
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The Long Way Back

The Long Way Back

JoAnn Ross

Romance / Contemporary

From New York Times bestselling author JoAnn Ross comes a classic tale about coming home again!Caine O'Halloran lost his heart broken more than once. Ten years ago, Caine had married the only woman he's ever loved, Nora Anderson. However, when he lost their son in a tragic car accident, Nora never forgave him, and the death destroyed their marriage. But now Caine's retired from his career as a baseball pitcher, and he has come back home to win Nora back. Now a busy doctor, Nora doesn't have time to risk getting hurt again. Caine will have to convince her, and himself, that they deserve a second chance. Originally published as The Return of Caine O'Halloran in 1994.
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Thirty Nights

Thirty Nights

JoAnn Ross

Romance / Contemporary

Hunter St. John wants Gillian Cassidy. In his bed...fulfilling his fantasies. For thirty nights, that's the deal. He's going to make her scream with wild, wanton pleasure. Enjoy a little sweet revenge in the process. The perfect way to get her out of his system, right?Maybe. Gillian is shocked by his proposition—and aroused. She's never forgotten Hunter and the way he can make her feel. But it's emotional blackmail. It could also be the best sex of her life....Except what happens when the thirty days are over?
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Private Passions

Private Passions

JoAnn Ross

Romance / Contemporary

Do You Have a Secret Fantasy? Desiree Dupree fears she might be living hers.By day she's an investigative reporter. But at night she pens sexy, intimate love stories. Lately the sexy and mysterious Roman Falconer has been playing a starring role in her fantasies. At the same time, she's also investigating him. Something scary is going on in New Orleans and Roman's novels seem to contain the answers. Roman is also the prime suspect, but still Desiree can't deny her passion for him.Desiree has to find the truth. But that means walking a fine line between danger and desire….
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