Archives for Romance Books

Belonging

New Life In Love Trilogy Book 3 When Marisa’s certain path to her future ends, the struggle to recover from heartbreak begins. The daughter of Darien McKenna admires and adores her Michelin star chef father. Lessons learned at his side earn her acceptance into a prestigious school of culinary arts and an apprenticeship at the upscale mid-town Manhattan kitchen Chef Darien once commanded. Pressure to succeed in a high-stress career crushes her confidence. Devastating loss shatters her world. Marisa’s search to find a new path leads to the land of the McKenna Clan and the arms of a heart-stopping handsome,
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Tales from Heartland

The New Life in Love trilogy started out as the stand-alone novel “Reservations,” the romance between exceptionally good-looking Michelin star Executive Chef Darien McKenna and successful self-made media consultant Alison Clarke. As their sweet New York City love story unfolded, the plot and characters in “Heartland” began to take shape. Darien’s aimless attempt to run from his pain put him on a new life path to a small town in rural Iowa and a second chance at happiness with Miranda. The trio of stories in “Tales from Heartland” re-visits the charm of Harmony, the lives of neighbors met in book
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Heartland

The story continues … “Heartland” – Where Life and Love Meet Book 2 in the New Life in Love Trilogy! After eight years together and seven years of marriage, Alison Clarke McKenna still could not believe that tall, dark and indescribably handsome Darien, born the same year she had graduated from college, was her husband.  The spark that ignited their passionate romance burns brighter each blissful day.  Ali and Darien have reached the summit of professional and financial success in New York City.  She invested her inheritance into a run-down building in Brooklyn and tapped years of experience at the
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Reservations

The Story Begins ….. Sparks fly and desire ignites between reluctant lovers who got burned when they looked for everlasting love with the wrong partners.  Both Alison Clarke and Darien McKenna escaped into successful, high-profile careers – she as a self-employed business owner of a successful media consulting firm in Brooklyn and he as executive chef at an upscale restaurant in mid-town Manhattan.  Can chemistry and shared delight in food, wine, and film bridge the age gap and resolve mutual reservations about their longed for happily-ever-after?   Alison Clarke and Darien McKenna embark on an improbable adventure that neither could
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