Long Road Home

      JoAnn Ross

Long Road Home

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

      JoAnn Ross

Southern Comforts

From Publishers Weekly

Shallow 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 Description

Welcome 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

      JoAnn Ross

The Long Way Back

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

      JoAnn Ross

Thirty Nights

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

      JoAnn Ross

Private Passions

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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    Legends Lake

      JoAnn Ross

Legends Lake

In the exclusive world of horse racing, Alec MacKenna is known as a hardheaded trainer who cares more for an animal's welfare than the financial bottom line. After a public altercation with a callous owner leaves his career on the brink of ruin, Alec's only chance for redemption is Legends Lake, a thoroughbred with Triple Crown potential and a dangerous problem that could end both of their careers. Alec escorts the colt from the bluegrass hills of Kentucky to the emerald pastures of Ireland to meet the woman who bred him, in hopes that she may have the answers that will save them. Kate O'Sullivan is happy to see her beloved horse come home, even under such disturbing circumstances. In spite of the irascible Yank who came with him, she has the feeling that something in her life is about to change forever. As Alec and Kate work to unravel the mystery of Legends Lake, they discover their shared concern for the troubled racehorse could turn into something extraordinary for each other.
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    Sunset Point: A Shelter Bay Novel

      JoAnn Ross

Sunset Point: A Shelter Bay Novel

New York Times bestselling author JoAnn Ross returns to Shelter Bay with a story of destiny, desire, danger, and a sea captain’s ancient curse that’s become local legend.

Someone to Watch Over Me

Independent, strong-willed Tess Lombardi has dedicated her life to fighting for justice.  As a deputy district attorney, threats are merely part of the job. This time, with several high profile cases on the line, she reluctantly agrees to protection. Only to discover that Nate Breslin comes with his own risks. How can she trust a bodyguard who’s stalked her? And lies for a living? 

Former Marine sniper Nate Breslin has managed, at least most days, to leave danger and death in his past. Nate has his own reasons for tracking Tess down, but when her life is threatened, this mission becomes personal and he’s willing to risk anything and everything to keep her safe. 

As the danger escalates and her would-be killer closes in, Tess must learn to trust Nate. With her life. And her heart.

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    Once Upon a Wedding

      JoAnn Ross

Once Upon a Wedding

Return to Honeymoon Harbor with New York Times bestselling author JoAnn Ross's charming new novella!
Weddings are an occasion for joy, but Desiree Marchand is a bundle of nerves. She doesn't have time for complications ahead of her friend's wedding—especially not her ex-boyfriend. She doesn't know what Bastien Broussard is doing in Honeymoon Harbor, but she wants nothing to do with him. Unfortunately, the wedding is down a singer—and whether Desiree likes it or not, rock star Bastien is the perfect man for the job.
After years traveling the world, the only place Bastien wants to be is by Desiree's side. He's ready to fight for her, even if he has to serenade himself past her defenses—but can he finally prove to her that their love is worth the risk?
"[JoAnn] Ross spins a warm romance amid a setting loaded with charm... Ross's insight into both romantic attraction and family dynamics is striking."...
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