The Week Before the Wedding

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Berkley #ad - But as friends and family arrive in picturesque Valentine, for her wedding, Vermont, an uninvited guest shows up. Her dreams are about to come true: She has a stellar career, a gorgeous house, and a fiancé any woman would die for. After enduring a chaotic childhood, Emily McKellips yearns for a drama-free life, complete with a white picket fence.

Beth kendrick sweeps you off your feet with a captivating tale of how even the best-laid plans can falter at the altar. She thought she had life and love all figured out, but the next seven days might change her mind—and her heart. They wed on a whim, only to discover that combustible chemistry couldn’t ensure a happily ever after.

The Week Before the Wedding #ad - But ryan is no longer the headstrong boy she left behind. As the bridesmaids revolt and the mothers of the bride and groom do battle, Emily is surprised to discover new sides of both her ex and her fiancé. He’s now a successful film producer who just happens to be scouting a resort in Valentine with his adorable retriever in tow.

Ryan is emily’s first husband from a disastrous starter marriage.

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Cure for the Common Breakup Black Dog Bay Novel Book 1

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Berkley #ad - Welcome to black dog bay, a tiny seaside town in Delaware known as “the best place in America to bounce back from your breakup. Home to the better off bed-and-breakfast, and the Whinery bar, the Eat Your Heart Out bakery, Black Dog Bay offers a haven for the suddenly single. Summer finds herself faced with an impossible choice: Leave Black Dog Bay behind forever, or stay with the ones she loves and cost them everything.

. But hattie has old scores to settle and a hidden agenda for her newest employee. She definitely shouldn’t be falling in love. After a lifetime of globe-trotting, Summer has finally found a home. Even hattie huntington, and meanest resident, richest, the town’s oldest, likes her enough to give her a job.

Cure for the Common Breakup Black Dog Bay Novel Book 1 #ad - Flight attendant summer benson lives by two rules: Don’t stay with the same man for too long and never stay in one place. Then there’s dutch jansen, stoic mayor, the rugged, who’s the opposite of her type. She probably shouldn’t be kissing him. She’s about to break rule number one by considering accepting her boyfriend’s proposal—then disaster strikes and her world is shattered in an instant.

Summer heads to Black Dog Bay, where the locals welcome her.

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The Lucky Dog Matchmaking Service

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Berkley #ad - As word gets around the exclusive gated community, Lara is overwhelmed with demands for her services. A model wants personal training for her overweight “flabrador”;  an aging socialite preps her pedigreed puppy for dog show domination. If lara can survive the breakup, the outrageous requests of her high-maintenance clientele, and her dogs' systematic destruction of her mother’s McMansion, she might finally find the rescue dog who rescues her in return--by leading her straight to the guy who could be her perfect match.

. From beth kendrick comes a hilarious and heartwarming story about bad dogs and the women who love them… Lara Madigan has a gift. She can help you find your soulmate--your canine soul mate, that is. As a dog trainer with a soft spot for strays, she’s found the perfect home for sulky Shih Tzus, broken-down Border Collies, and diabolical Dalmatians.

The Lucky Dog Matchmaking Service #ad - But while she’ll always make room for one more rescue mutt, she’s not sure she’s ready to commit to another human being--especially after her long-term boyfriend drops the bomb: He’s not a dog person. Horrified and temporarily homeless, Lara and her furry pack move in with her mother, a wealthy fashionista who forbids even a single drop of drool.

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In Dog We Trust

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Berkley #ad - . When jocelyn hillier is named legal guardian for the late Mr. From the author of once upon a Wine, a new novel set in the charming seashore town of Black Dog Bay, Delaware. When everything has gone to the dogs. She’s spent her entire life toiling in the tourism industry in Black Dog Bay and never expected to be living the pampered life of a seasonal resident in an ocean side mansion, complete with a generous stipend.

As she strives to uphold the “best in Show” standards her pack requires, Jocelyn finds love, family, and forgiveness in the most unexpected places. Allardyce’s pack of pedigreed Labrador retrievers, her world is flipped upside down. But her new role isn’t without its challenges: the dogs although lovable are more high-maintenance than any Hollywood diva, Liam, and she’s confronted at every turn by her late benefactor’s estranged son, the man she wants to marry breaks her heart, who thinks he’s entitled to the inheritance left to the dogs.

In Dog We Trust #ad - Jocelyn has worked too hard to back down without a fight, and she’s determined to keep her new fur family together.

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Put a Ring On It Black Dog Bay Novel Book 3

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Berkley #ad - With her heart on the line and the odds stacked against them, Brighton must decide whether to cut her losses or take a leap of faith that this love affair is one in a million. Includes a readers guide. The author of once upon a wine returns to the delaware seashore town of Black Dog Bay, where one woman learns to put passion before practicality… Brighton Smith doesn’t do outrageous.

That night, jake sorensen—hot, rich, at a local bar, and way out of her league—buys Brighton a cocktail. After a lifetime of playing it safe, she’s finally having fun. As an insurance actuary, it’s her job to assess risk and avoid bad investments. Until the whirlwind romance gives way to painful reality.

Put a Ring On It Black Dog Bay Novel Book 3 #ad - . And brighton finds out the truth about why a guy like Jake married a girl like her. And by dawn, they’re exchanging vows at a drive-through chapel. But when her fiancé calls to confess he’s married someone else on a whim “I looked at her and I just knew!”, she snaps. Brighton knows jake is a bad bet, but she doesn’t care.

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Nearlyweds

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Pocket Books #ad - An irresistible, romantic comedy from award-winning author Beth Kendrick—three wildly different women form an unlikely friendship as they try to decide whether they’d re-do their I Do’s. They’ve had the white dresses and the fancy receptions. So when the news breaks that the pastor who presided over their weddings failed to file a few critical pieces of paper, none of these newlyweds is rushing down to the courthouse to legalize her vows.

But now that the honeymoon’s over, stella, Casey, and Erin have each had to face some hard truths about the men they’ve married and the lives they’ve chosen. Instead, disappointments, the brides share their hopes, and secrets while grappling with that pivotal question: Should they stay or should they go? Everyone says the first year of marriage is the hardest…but what would you do if you found out that you were never really married in the first place?

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Once Upon a Wine Black Dog Bay Novel Book 4

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Berkley #ad - There’s only one little problem: None of them knows the first thing about wine making. It’s dirt, sweat, and desperation. Just when she thinks she’s hit rock bottom, her Aunt Ginger calls with a surprise. Cammie breyer needs a big glass of cabernet—her restaurant failed and her chef boyfriend left for a hotter kitchen.

While the grapes ripen under the summer sun, delicious, is layered, complex, like wine, Cammie discovers that love, and worth waiting for… . From the “sharp, and surprisingly emotional”* author of In Dog We Trust comes a novel set in the charming seaside town of Black Dog Bay, sassy, Delaware.

Once Upon a Wine Black Dog Bay Novel Book 4 #ad - . She’s bought a vineyard—in Delaware. At ginger’s command, the seaside town where she spent her childhood summers with her aunt and her cousin, Cammie returns to Black Dog Bay, Kat. And it turns out, owning a vineyard isn’t all wine and roses. Every day brings financial pitfalls, romantic dilemmas, unruly tourists, and second thoughts.

But even as they struggle, they cultivate hidden talents and new passions. The three women reunite, determined to succeed.

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The Pre-Nup: A Novel Bantam Discovery

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Bantam Discovery #ad - If he really trusts her, why the clause? and if she’s really trustworthy, why is she objecting?As romance collides with real life, three very different women turn to each other for moral support and insights about how to safeguard their most valuable assets: their hearts. But seven years and one toddler later, her happily-ever-after has come screeching to a halt.

If eric leaves, jen will lose everything—including the marriage she values more than she thought. Up-and-coming attorney mara is sure her fiancé has forgiven her for a foolish one-night fling—until he adds a “cheating clause” to the pre-nup she had demanded. If she can’t save her marriage, she’s determined to save her divorce, and she’s not about to let a lot of legalese stand in her way.

The Pre-Nup: A Novel Bantam Discovery #ad - When jen married Eric, he knew she wasn’t head over heels. Still, he insisted that they were perfect together and even bankrolled her blossoming business. But when jen’s career finally takes off, she realizes that she may lose her husband. And sign on the dotted line. Ellie married her handsome, wealthy Prince Charming when she was young, naive, and willing to sign a one-sided pre-nup in the name of true love.

All you need is love? for the residents of swanky Mayfair Estates, a pre-nup is just another item on the wedding to-do checklist—but three friends get more than they bargained for when they promise to love, cherish.

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New Uses For Old Boyfriends Black Dog Bay Novel Book 2

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Berkley #ad - But when her happily-ever-after implodes, Lila must return to Black Dog Bay, the tiny seaside town where she grew up. After growing up in privilege and marrying into money, Lila Alders has gotten used to the good life. She’s desperate for a safe haven, but everything has changed over the past ten years.

But even as lila finds new purpose for outdated dresses and tries to reunite with her ex, she realizes that sometimes it’s too late for old dreams. Her family’s fortune is gone—and her mother is in total denial. She’s lost everything she thought she needed but found something—someone—she desperately wants.

New Uses For Old Boyfriends Black Dog Bay Novel Book 2 #ad - It’s up to Lila to take care of everything. But she can barely take care of herself. The former golden girl of Black Dog Bay struggles to reinvent herself by opening a vintage clothing boutique. A boy she hardly noticed has grown up into a man she can’t forget. And a second chance has never felt so much like first love.

Readers guide included.

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Fashionably Late

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Pocket Books #ad - Stunned into saying yes when Mr. Terrified but determined, becca breaks off her engagement, moves in with her sister in Los Angeles, and prepares to take the fashion world by storm. From a winning voice in fiction -- the author of My Favorite Mistake and Exes and Ohs -- comes a romantic comedy that will have you in stitches.

Becca davis has always played it safe -- denying her passion for fashion design in a dead-end job and letting her pragmatic boyfriend mastermind of the "Kevin Bradley Ten-Year Plan" make the tough decisions in life. Predictable springs a surprise proposal on her, Becca realizes that she's running out of time to turn her life around.

And while she's waiting for her big break, she meets Connor, a sexy risk-taker who's the polar opposite of her ex-fiancé. She's late for her life. Is becca ready for his all-or-nothing approach to love? With her design business taking off and her family starting to fall apart, she's about to learn the timeliest lesson of all: Love and fashion wait for no woman.

Fashionably Late #ad - . The reality of the hollywood scene is much harsher than she anticipated -- lots of slamming doors, snooty clients, and double-crossing celebrity stylists -- but she won't give up. She's only got one more chance to chase her dreams and no one -- not her control freak fiancé, not her dramaholic sisters, not her overprotective parents -- will talk her out of it.

He's right on time.

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The Bake-Off

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Berkley #ad - Armed with the top-secret recipe for Grammy's apple pie, they should be unstoppable. The two sisters have been estranged for years, but thanks to a series of personal crises and their wily grandmother, they've teamed up to enter a national bake-off in the hopes of winning some serious cash. Sure, neither one of them has ever baked anything more complicated than brownie mix, but it's just pie-how hard could it be?Read an Essay on The Bake-Off by Beth Kendrick.

Exceptionally entertaining and wonderfully original" Chicago Tribune, self- discovery, Beth Kendrick delivers a funny story about family, and the pursuit of the perfect pie crust. Former child prodigy Linnie just wants to fit in. Suburban soccer mom Amy has always wanted to stand out from the crowd.

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