Missy is perfectly happy working in their auto repair shop and has no intention of spending more time in the kitchen. When she dutifully accompanies her father to church, she finds that she has more to learn than a bunch of recipes. This quirky Christian romance is set in Ridgefield, Washington, in the late seventies.
Welcome to Bounty Bay, where the reward of true love is a price only some are willing to pay. Meet Lauren and Nate…
Love will bring them together, distrust will tear them apart…
Alexandra Lauren Knight has reinvented herself in the safety of her rural New Zealand hometown to become Lauren Taylor. She’s cut all ties with her past as a former model whose ex-husband turned out to be ruthless in both the boardroom and the bedroom. While Alexandra allowed other’s expectations to propel her into the spotlight, Lauren prefers the safety of anonymity; restoring classic cars with her brother, and snuggling with her four-year-old son.
Nate Fraser, a burned-out photojournalist, plans to fix up the property next door to Lauren and sell it as a celebrity retreat. Always on the move, Nate is only comfortable with short-term assignments and even shorter-term relationships. But it’s not just his buyer’s tight deadline or that the restoration is far beyond his expertise which turns a short-term project into an ordeal. Nate’s plan of travelling the globe is in jeopardy – created by the intensity of his growing feelings for Lauren and her little boy.
As the sparks of passion ignite between them it reawakens Nate’s long forgotten dream of having a home and family. Lauren must find a way to trust Nate not only with her secrets, but with her heart – before her safe haven is exposed and she can no longer hide in the shadows.
Praise for the Far North series!
“Tracey’s new series is starting out beautifully–this book doesn’t quite have the same lighthearted feel to it that her Due South series does, but it’s written with her same trademark humor.” ~ Becky on Books & Quilts
“Reading a book by Tracey Alvarez is like taking a mini vacation to my imagined little happy place in New Zealand.” ~ Spellbound Book Reviews
“Tracey now is included among some of my fav authors from the Southern Hemisphere. Rosalind James and Natalie Gayle fans will love Tracey’s books.” ~ Retailer review
“Tracey Alvarez has written a finely crafted, well written romance. Sexy and delightful and full of family values.” ~The Book Date
“Her writing style will keep you hanging on to every word and feeling the characters’ heartbreak right along with them.” ~ Rachel Lawrence Books
Don’t miss any of the Far North books!
Book 1: Hide Your Heart. Lauren and Nate’s story.
Book 2: Know Your Heart. Savannah and Glen’s story.
Death. Destruction. Rage.
Layla moved a thousand miles to escape the brutality and vengeance of the club. Of the man who stole her heart. But she was forged in the club and she will never be as free as she believed…
When her brother is murdered, death brings her right back into the clutches of the club – and under the watchful eye of Cullen “Rage” McFadden, her first love.
Cullen “Rage” McFadden wants vengeance for his best friend’s murder more than anything in the world. The only thing that could distract him is Layla. Loving her has never brought him anything but pain. She could be his undoing, but he doesn’t care. He has to have her.
Can Layla resist the temptation he represents, or will he drag her down into his world one more time?
Note: This is a dark and gritty MC romance. It is a stand alone title with no cliffhanger and a HEA ending in a series. There is some violence and adult content.
Some mistakes create accidental blessings.
Jillian (Jewels) Whitman lives with her mistakes and tries to move past the biggest one of her life – Dillon Bleu – Rocker and once best friend.
After saying goodbye to the lakeside trailer park of his youth, Dillon sets out to make something of himself only to discover all he needs is his Jewel. After hitting it big in the music industry, Dillon heads back to ask for a second chance.
Only… Nothing is ever as easy as it seems…
A southern tale of rags to riches where a man’s worth is ultimately found in his heart.
“Some scars are too deep to ever heal,” Leah Gabriella Allen whispered in hushed anguish.
The orphaned young woman knows all too well about scars – exposed as well as hidden deep within.
Gabriella naively falls in the thorny arms of the abusive Brent Sadler. The constant bruise of cruelty is ever present in their ten years of marriage.
One last momentous beating ends with two deaths and changes Gabriella’s life forever. She stumbles away within an inch of her own life and begins a journey to an unexpected southern home which is none other than Lulu’s Café, where she tries to mend her severed spirit. Lulu is the petite charismatic southern belle, who wisely takes on the challenge of helping the young woman heal. She enlists the support of the enchanting southern gentleman, Crowley J. Mason IV, whose ocean blue eyes seem to hypnotize Leah (as they know her) from the start.
Leah is an unwanted stranger in Crowley’s quaint southern town of Rivertown, South Carolina. He holds her at arm’s length as he tries to decipher the mystery of her recent past, but before the young lawyer realizes it, he finds Leah tucked protectively in his arms. He wants nothing more than to help her heal…if she would just trust enough to let him in.
Sheila took rich history and laced it with her characters’ turmoil to create a heartbreaking story of loss and the steps one takes to love.~Moonlight Reviews
Her realistic characters draw you into the story and the twists keep you there. Well worth the read!~Linda Yezak
Lady Sondra is just one incident away from being sent back to the place she’s vowed never to visit again. Drama and betrayal send her spiraling down a dark bumpy road of no return. Get to know the Bells and learn all of the family secrets as you and those who betray Lady Sondra experience “A Bitch’s Bad Side”
It doesn’t matter that the coven is cheering and anticipating her turn into womanhood, because Calli doesn’t want any of it. She doesn’t want to see the face of the hired hand Isaiah, nor does she desire the pursuits of a very determined Nightblood as she runs from a future with the Ordinary help. She knows that regardless of whether she taps into forbidden magic or not, an Awakening is rumored to hold ultimate power over the Seer who dreams it.
While the other Seers her age are given to their parties, their enchantments, and the lust of Nightblood suitors, Calli must choose how she’ll endure the worst of her visions. There may be a way to survive her sleep, but she’s not sure she can defeat the truth that will find her when she’s wide awake.
Does real love even stand a chance against the darkest of magic?