THE THINGS WE LEAVE UNSAID
Is it the things we don’t say that haunt us the most?
Clare is anxious to start a family with adoring husband, Pete. When she takes on the seemingly simple task of obtaining her late mother’s birth certificate, she finds herself in a family history search that will challenge everything she thought she knew about her life.
Scarred by her parents' ill-fated marriage, Tessa lives by three rules – dating unavailable men, building her café into a food empire, and avoiding her father. However, when her carefully planned life is thrown into chaos, Tessa is forced to decide which of these rules she’s willing to break.
As Clare and Tessa’s paths cross and their friendship grows, can they both finally unlock their family secrets in order to realise their futures?
Amelia O'Sullivan is a photographer who has always viewed herself through the wrong lens. When her marriage publicly crashes around her, she flees to the safety of her aunt's country property to pick up the pieces. Can she adjust her focus to what she really wants from her life?
Born into a wealthy and powerful family, Frederick Doyle may seem like a man who has it all, but behind the scenes, a bitter business feud threatens an irrevocable family split. As he fights for control of the winery he'd built from the ground up, he finds a supportive ally in Amelia and becomes increasingly beguiled by her creative spirit.
Jill McMahon is a successful novelist suffering from writer's block over her latest manuscript. Finding her niece, Amelia, at her door, reminds her of the bonds of family, but in seeing Amelia and Frederick's relationship grow, a long-forgotten and painful secret threatens to re-surface.
Can Amelia, Frederick and Jill untangle themselves from their pasts or will history simply repeat itself?
Winner, 2019 Romance Writers of Australia Romantic Book of the Year (Ruby) Award (romantic elements category).
THE PROBLEM WITH PERFECT
Marigold Doyle’s life was perfect, with a successful career and wonderful marriage. But when her husband, Julian, passes away, her life is thrown into turmoil as she discovers a trail of secrets Julian was hiding in the months prior to his death. Struggling with her grief, she knows she needs to find out Julian’s actions to help her move on.
Finn Schröder, a former police officer and now private security consultant, is focused on an uncomplicated, unattached life and growing his business. He agrees to help Marigold find out the truth about Julian, but as they become closer, he realises his feelings for her may be developing beyond simply professional.
As Marigold and Finn work through the web of Julian’s deception, will they learn to face the reality that things aren’t always exactly as they seem?
The Problem with Perfect is not a sequel to Tangled Vines but features some familiar characters to readers including Frederick, Amelia, Marigold and the entire Doyle family!
A SPOONFUL OF SUGAR
Rose Doyle never wanted a career. A job was fine, but it all seemed like a distraction from what she really wanted: love and family. Filling her days with fun, friends and fashion until that happened seemed like a good way to spend the time, but when near-death experience leaves her questioning her life, she sets out to discover her purpose.
Noah Edwards is a doctor at the crossroads. With career ambitions in having drawn an irreconcilable wedge between himself and his former life on remote Bruny Island, tough decisions need to be made. A chance meeting with Rose gives him the courage to face his past.
Odette Doyle is a woman on the edge. After years of questioning her marriage, a heart-breaking discovery sees her finally take action and start a new chapter in her life but what will be the cost for her daughter, Rose?
As Rose, Noah and Odette’s decisions set them on a collision path that will leave them questioning whether they can change their futures, or if fate has other ideas.
A Spoonful of Sugar is not a sequel to Tangled Vines or The Problem with Perfect but features some familiar characters to readers including Marigold, Frederick, Finn, Amelia, Peter and Odette.
CHRISTMAS ON HOPE STREET
Warm your heart with four small-town romance novellas guaranteed to make you fall in love again. Let Hope Street set the mood for your romantic holiday season.
The Christmas Movie Date, by Megan Mayfair
New in town and with little family, preschool teacher Annabelle Smyth is passing the lead up to Christmas at the holiday film festival at the Hope Street Movie Theater, knowing happy endings are little more than Hollywood magic.
Architect John Golding is a family man without a family. With his ex-wife and daughter spending the holidays in sunny Miami, he throws himself into his work, his heart too wounded to allow himself to be hurt again.
At a chance meeting at the Theater, Annabelle and John realise they have more in common than simply loneliness, but will a series of unexpected plot twists roll the credits on their chance at happiness?
A Kiss for Christmas Eve, by Jayne Kingsley
Cara Hewitt has spent her whole life searching for the perfect place to call home. Now settled in Cathedral Springs with her beloved vintage store, she’ll do anything to stop her landlord selling the building. If she loses her store, she’ll lose everything.
Noah Aimes left Cathedral Springs straight out of high school, taking with him the biggest lie he’s ever told. Now he’s back to sell the building his grandma left him in her will, bringing him face to face with the truth.
In the race to stop Noah signing on the dotted line, will Cara convince him that love could be the winning choice neither of them considered?
All I Want, by Stella Quinn
Meet Adam, metalwork artist and New York darling, who’s so worried he’s burned out he accepts an offer from his godmother to forge a replica ancient bell for an historical society’s building renovation project in Upstate New York. All he wants is peace, and no deadlines, so he can rediscover his artist’s spark.
Meet Prue, fastidious and punctual university lecturer and student of early American architecture. Her future depends on her finishing her thesis. Lucky for her, the bell tower renovation project she’s writing her last piece on is almost finished. All she wants is to see the bell installed, so she can be on her way to secure her future.
Too bad they can’t both get what they want ... or maybe what they think they want isn’t really what they need?
Unwrapping the Past, by Marianne Bayliss
A childhood accident has left Alexandra Jones disfigured and fearful of a life outside Cathedral Springs. She loves using her business degree to reinvigorate her recently inherited B&B, but she craves more. How can she fulfil her big city dreams when she’s too scared to leave her hometown limits?
It’s time for executive chef Jake Ross to open his own restaurant, but with zero business acumen and a fear of failure, he can’t imagine doing it without Alexandra by his side. How can their relationship move from platonic to romantic when he caused the accident that ruined her life?