She also uncovers a secret that forever changes how she sees her past and her future… Montlake romance. So she accepts a highly lucrative stint as a home health assistant to retired realtor, and town recluse, Seth Thomas—a decision her great-grandmother Tandy is dead-set against. Seth isn’t happy about it, either.
The eighty-two-year-old doesn’t want a “babysitter”—much less a Massey—something he makes clear when Emmy arrives at his house, an empty mansion built for the woman who broke his heart. But dream weddings aren’t cheap. But as emmy stays and the two eventually open up to each other, she learns the reason behind a feud between Seth, Tandy, and Logan’s grandfather Jesse Grady that goes back six decades.
Come hell or high water, Emmy Jo Massey will have a wedding. After three generations of massey women with children out of wedlock, she wants the whole town of Hickory, Texas, to witness the legitimacy of her union with Logan Grady.
The Strawberry Hearts Diner
Yet here she is, watching her car literally go up in smoke—along with her last-ditch hope of staying with her cousin in Louisiana. When jancy spies a help wanted sign hanging in the window of the quaint Strawberry Hearts Diner, the memories of the two years she spent there as a teenager—and the lure of the diner’s beloved strawberry tarts—are enough to draw her in and plant her feet…but only temporarily.
Raised by parents who refused to settle anywhere for long, Jancy has never known what it is to have roots. Now that jancy’s swept up by the warmth and character of this quirky little community—and by the pull of an old crush—it’s beginning to feel like home. Can she fight for this little Texas town—knowing she might not stay forever?
From new york times bestselling author Carolyn Brown comes a sweet romance about finding a place to truly call home. Being broke, and stranded back in the tiny town of Pick, Texas, unemployed, was not part of Jancy Wilson’s plan. But when the town is threatened, Jancy knows it will take more than its legendary tarts to save it.
She’s making friends and even discovering the sweetness of falling in love.
Small Town Rumors
Rumor has it that jennie now stands to lose what matters most…unless she can convince Rick of one true thing—and that’s love. But fate has another twist in store. In a town that thrives on gossip, jennie’s fall from grace has shamed her mother, and caused old, set the town buzzing, jealous enemies to whisper in delight.
The former high school queen bee—and wealthy darling of Bloom, Texas—has returned home after all these years, riding on a common bus and bearing two bounced alimony checks. They say she’s taken a job as a housekeeper, gotten a garage apartment, and might be crushing on Rick Lawson, a simple farmer with modest dreams.
As romance starts to bud, find real new friends, Jennie relishes what it means to follow her heart, and finally be herself—regardless of all the lying town chatter. From new york times bestselling author Carolyn Brown comes a funny heartache of a novel about overcoming the past, confronting the future, and defying all expectations.
Everyone is talking about Jennie Sue Baker and the mess she made of her life in New York.
The Yellow Rose Beauty Shop
Together, stella, her best friends charlotte and Piper, and the loyal customers of the Yellow Rose Beauty Shop hatch a good old-fashioned scheme to sabotage the ball. But in cadillac, where the gossip’s hotter than the city’s famous jalapeño peppers, Texas, it isn’t long before all hell breaks loose.
Heather, the bossy leader of the church’s Prayer Angels, thinks a summer ball will get Stella and the town’s other single gals paired off. But nobody can tell redheaded spitfire Stella what to do—not her mama, not Heather, and not even the sexy beau Stella’s been seeing in secret. Petitioning heaven seems like a surefire way to get it done.
Stella’s mama never should’ve put Stella on the church prayer list. But will it wreck stella’s relationship with her mama forever? And what will the church folk think when Stella reveals the identity of her mystery man? With stella’s twenty-seventh birthday coming up fast, Nancy desperately wants to see her daughter married and giving her grandbabies.
The Ladies' Room
That's fine with billy Lee, because he's been in love with Trudy since before they started school. And just spending time with her is something he'd never ever allowed himself to dream about. A beautiful home rises up from the old house on Broadway, and right along with it rises up a relationship. But that doesn't mean that what Trudy overhears there during her great-aunt Gertrude's funeral won't change the rest of her life.
Trudy has a daughter in the middle of a major rebellion, a two-timing husband who has been cheating for their entire married life, and a mother with Alzheimer's residing in the local nursing home. But is trudy too scarred from what she heard in the ladies' room to see a lovely future with Billy Lee? Used book in Good Condition.
A wall street Journal bestseller. Secrets told in the church ladies' room are supposed to stay in the ladies' room. She doesn't really need a crumbling old house about to fall into nothing but a pile of memories and broken knickknacks. Billy lee tucker, lived next door to gert, Oklahoma, resident oddball in Tishomingo, and in her will she leaves him the funds to help Trudy remodel the old house.
The Magnolia Inn
Will they be able to let go of the past and trust each other to do it together? Used book in Good Condition. The last thing he expects is for his new partner to stir something inside him he thought was gone forever. After living with the guilt of failing to rescue her self-destructive mother, Jolene knows her aunt and uncle’s B&B is the perfect jump start for a new life and a comforting place to call home.
. He’s got a half interest in the Magnolia Inn, and he’s planting his dusty cowboy boots squarely in the middle of her dream. Ever since his wife’s death, Tucker’s own guilt and demons have left him as guarded as Jolene. A #1 washington Post and Amazon Charts bestseller. New york times bestselling author Carolyn Brown brings together two wounded hearts in a Texas romance of second chances and twice-in-a-lifetime true love.
Inheriting the magnolia inn, a Victorian home nestled in the East Texas pines, is a fantasy come true for Jolene Broussard. There’s just one hitch: stubborn and moody carpenter Tucker Malone. And as wary as jolene is, she may have found a kindred spirit—someone she can help, and someone she can hold on to.
Restoring the Magnolia Inn is the first step toward restoring their hearts.
The Barefoot Summer
Montlake romance. Leaving three widows behind is just plain despicable. As does amanda—twenty-eight, pregnant, and still weeping over the loss of her true love. But for their daughter’s sake, she needs that property. Unfortunately, she’s not the only woman with that idea. Fiery, strong-willed Jamie wishes Conrad were still alive—so she could kill the scoundrel herself.
On a broiling july day, all three arrive in Bootleg…with a dogged detective right behind who’s convinced that at least one of them conspired to commit murder. One momentous summer filled with revelations, and barefoot evenings on the porch offers three women the chance to make the journey from enemies to friends, and claim a bright, quirky neighbors, new beginning.
Used book in Good Condition. The only remnant of their miserable marriage she plans to keep is their lakeside cabin in Bootleg, Texas. Oil heiress kate steele knew her not-so-dearly departed husband was a con man, but she’s shocked that Conrad racked up two more wives without divorcing her first. New york times bestselling author Carolyn Brown returns with a heartbreakingly hilarious novel about three women who had nothing in common, except their husband.
Leaving one widow behind is unfortunate.
Soon the women are working the farm, selling their wares from a roadside stand, and finally feeling like a family. Kim is sure her grandmother, sue, won’t go along with the plan, Karen, and mother, but Hannah can be very convincing. Montlake romance. Luke thought he’d washed his hands of women, but when he stops by the vegetable stand and meets Kim, he’s instantly smitten.
She’s selling her hotel and moving to a farm in Oklahoma—and all the Brewsters are coming with her. And as the brewster women’s lives take shape in ways they never expected, Kim may have found another shot at love. But before her confession can blow a hole in the seemingly perfect lives of the Brewster women, her great-grandmother, Hannah, drops a bomb of her own.
Used book in Good Condition. Kim brewster’s ill-fated marriage was annulled so quickly that she thought she could keep the whole thing a secret…until she found out she was pregnant. Used book in Good Condition. To find love, though, they’ll both have to dig past their hidden secrets.
The Perfect Dress
Taking the plunge alongside her two best friends, she’s proud they’ve turned The Perfect Dress into a perfect success. Just when mitzi has it all pulled together, Graham Harrison walks back into her life, looking for bridesmaid dresses for his twin daughters. Used book in Good Condition. Is it just a hot summer fling, or are Mitzi’s next designs for herself and seeing her own dreams come true? Used book in Good Condition.
Graham’s feeling it, too. She can just imagine what a kiss could do. Montlake romance. And he’s about to make that imagination of Mitzi’s run wild. An amazon Charts bestseller. A plus-size texas gal has designs on an old crush in New York Times bestselling author Carolyn Brown’s exuberant, bighearted romance.
In the small town of celeste, Texas, Mitzi Taylor has never quite fit inside the lines. Nearly six feet tall, and with a plus-size spirit to match every curve, flame-haired, she’s found her niche: a custom wedding-dress boutique catering to big brides-to-be with big dreams. A still-strapping jock whose every gorgeous, towering inch smells like aftershave, the star of all Mitzi’s high school dreams is causing quite a flush.
For mitzi, all it takes is a touch to feel sparks flitting around her like fireflies.
The Sometimes Sisters
A bittersweet inheritance reunites three estranged sisters in a novel of family, trust, and forgiveness from New York Times bestselling author Carolyn Brown. When they were growing up, Harper, Dana, and Tawny thought of themselves as “sometimes sisters. They connected only during the summer month they’d all spend at their grandmother’s rustic lakeside resort in north Texas.
They’ve returned, sharing only hidden regrets, a guarded mistrust, and haunting guilt. Used book in Good Condition. Montlake romance. Used book in Good Condition. It’s where dana, harper, and Tawny once shared so many good times. But secrets started building, and ten years have passed since they’ve all been together—in fact, they’ve rarely spoken, and it broke their grandmother’s heart.
Now she’s gone, a café, leaving annie’s Place to her granddaughters—twelve cabins, a small house, a convenience store, and a lot of family memories. But now, in this healing summer place, the secrets that once drove them apart could bring them back together—especially when they discover that their grandmother may have been hiding something, too…To overcome the past and find future happiness, these “sometimes sisters” have one more chance to realize they are always family.
An amazon Charts bestseller.
The Wedding Pearls
She may be clumsy, but this time she’s stumbled into a pickle by choice, not by accident. Used book in Good Condition. And as tessa discovers the power of her budding friendships and the unbreakable strength of her newfound family of strong Texas women, she wonders if she’s also on the road to the biggest adventure of all: true love.
And the ride gets even crazier when hot-as-sin cowboy Branch Thomas crosses into her lane. Tessa wilson’s life is all over the map. Montlake romance. Used book in Good Condition. They don’t call him the sexiest man in the Lone Star State for nothin’. As the miles pass and sparks fly between Tessa and Branch, her grandmother starts dropping hints about family wedding traditions.
She’s agreed to take a month-long trip around texas jammed into a ’59 Cadillac with a drama-loving teenager, and—oh, two elderly spitfires, yes—her biological mama who gave her away at birth.