The Pre-Nup: A Novel Bantam Discovery

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Bantam Discovery #ad - If he really trusts her, why is she objecting?as romance collides with real life, why the clause? And if she’s really trustworthy, three very different women turn to each other for moral support and insights about how to safeguard their most valuable assets: their hearts. 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. 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.

The Pre-Nup: A Novel Bantam Discovery #ad - 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. When jen married Eric, he knew she wasn’t head over heels. But when jen’s career finally takes off, she realizes that she may lose her husband. But seven years and one toddler later, her happily-ever-after has come screeching to a halt.

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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Fashionably Late

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Pocket Books #ad - 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. Predictable springs a surprise proposal on her, Becca realizes that she's running out of time to turn her life around. She's late for her life. 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.

Terrified but determined, moves in with her sister in Los Angeles, Becca breaks off her engagement, and prepares to take the fashion world by storm. 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.

Fashionably Late #ad - 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. Stunned into saying yes when Mr. 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.

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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Nearlyweds

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Pocket Books #ad - 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. 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.

Nearlyweds #ad - They’ve had the white dresses and the fancy receptions. 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? .

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.

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The Week Before the Wedding

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

They wed on a whim, only to discover that combustible chemistry couldn’t ensure a happily ever after. She thought she had life and love all figured out, but the next seven days might change her mind—and her heart. Ryan is emily’s first husband from a disastrous starter marriage. He’s now a successful film producer who just happens to be scouting a resort in Valentine with his adorable retriever in tow.

The Week Before the Wedding #ad - Beth kendrick sweeps you off your feet with a captivating tale of how even the best-laid plans can falter at the altar. 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. But ryan is no longer the headstrong boy she left behind.

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The Bake-Off

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Berkley #ad - 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. Armed with the top-secret recipe for Grammy's apple pie, they should be unstoppable. Suburban soccer mom Amy has always wanted to stand out from the crowd.

. Former child prodigy Linnie just wants to fit in. 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, Beth Kendrick delivers a funny story about family, self- discovery, and the pursuit of the perfect pie crust.

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Second Time Around: A Novel

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Bantam #ad - They laugh, reminisce, and commiserate about their soul-sucking jobs. Almost overnight, a professor, a pastry chef, an event planner, and an administrative assistant reinvent themselves as a novelist, a bartender, a copywriter, and a bed-and-breakfast owner. For anyone who has ever wondered “What if?, funny look at friendship, romance, ” this engaging novel provides a sweet, and second chances.

Every summer, four college friends hold a mini-reunion. But the changes in their professional roles create unexpected turbulence in their personal lives, and soon the secrets and scandals from their past start to resurface. Maybe they should have listened to everyone who warned them to study something “practical.

Second Time Around: A Novel #ad - Then an unexpected windfall arrives—one million dollars, to be exact—with the stipulation that they use it to jump-start their new careers.  .

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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, and her dogs' systematic destruction of her mother’s McMansion, the outrageous requests of her high-maintenance clientele, 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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Cure for the Common Breakup Black Dog Bay Novel Book 1

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Berkley #ad - Then there’s dutch jansen, the rugged, stoic mayor, who’s the opposite of her type. Flight attendant summer benson lives by two rules: Don’t stay with the same man for too long and never stay in one place. 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, the Eat Your Heart Out bakery, and the Whinery bar, Black Dog Bay offers a haven for the suddenly single. Even hattie huntington, richest, and meanest resident, the town’s oldest, likes her enough to give her a job. But hattie has old scores to settle and a hidden agenda for her newest employee.

Cure for the Common Breakup Black Dog Bay Novel Book 1 #ad - . 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. 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.

. She definitely shouldn’t be falling in love.

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In Dog We Trust

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Berkley #ad - But her new role isn’t without its challenges: the dogs although lovable are more high-maintenance than any Hollywood diva, and she’s confronted at every turn by her late benefactor’s estranged son, Liam, the man she wants to marry breaks her heart, who thinks he’s entitled to the inheritance left to the dogs.

Jocelyn has worked too hard to back down without a fight, and she’s determined to keep her new fur family together. When jocelyn hillier is named legal guardian for the late Mr. Allardyce’s pack of pedigreed Labrador retrievers, her world is flipped upside down. 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.

In Dog We Trust #ad - As she strives to uphold the “best in Show” standards her pack requires, Jocelyn finds love, family, and forgiveness in the most unexpected places. 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.

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My Favorite Mistake

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Pocket Books #ad - But if she and flynn are really meant to be, why does the path to happily-ever-after have so many potholes? Exhibit a: faith's little sister, Skye, who muddled through her first divorce at the tender age of twenty-one. But a return to the amber fields of grain might just be what Faith needs to gain some perspective on her past -- and figure out her future.

First love isn't forever. But never say never! faith has been putting off this homecoming for years, and a sub-zero case of cold feet led her to call off the engagement to her high school sweetheart, her mother left her in charge of Skye, ever since her dad left her family in the lurch, Flynn. Faith has always provided damage control when Skye's love life gets too reminiscent of a daytime drama.

My Favorite Mistake #ad - It's been way too long since her last love affair. Memories of flynn still get in the way of every man she meets. But now that faith has finally found the job, of her dreams -- as a culinary writer, if not the man, currently living la dolce vita in Italy -- she can't just jet back to small-town Minnesota to help her suddenly pregnant little sister heal her broken heart and anemic bank account.

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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. Every day brings financial pitfalls, romantic dilemmas, unruly tourists, and second thoughts. But even as they struggle, they cultivate hidden talents and new passions. Just when she thinks she’s hit rock bottom, her Aunt Ginger calls with a surprise.

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. While the grapes ripen under the summer sun, Cammie discovers that love, is layered, like wine, complex, delicious, and worth waiting for… . Cammie breyer needs a big glass of cabernet—her restaurant failed and her chef boyfriend left for a hotter kitchen.

Once Upon a Wine Black Dog Bay Novel Book 4 #ad - 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. She’s bought a vineyard—in Delaware. It’s dirt, sweat, and desperation. The three women reunite, determined to succeed. And it turns out, owning a vineyard isn’t all wine and roses.

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