She's wasting her life in a small town...

Rebecca Gilbert has big dreams to advance her career as a chef, and men are not a part of those dreams. Recently single, she has sworn off dating to focus on herself.

Then one ill-advised night, things got complicated.

Kissing friends is a terrible idea, even if he’s a hot detective.

And that’s the other problem, he asks questions she doesn’t want to answer.

He isn’t who she thinks he is.

Detective Harlan Anderson grew up fast and wild. But now he takes his job seriously and plays his women casually. He lost his chance with Rebecca once and ended up friends, but now that she’s single again he makes his move. And soon discovers she’s been hiding things from everyone. Will she trust him enough to confide her secrets?  Can he let down his guard and show her he’s more than a rough cop?

Fate takes inexplicable turns on the route to happiness...

Autumn McMillan’s pretty sure she’s failing at life. Sneaking out of town in the middle of the night and moving back in with her parents doesn’t exactly scream that she has it all together. Maybe at their small-town home, she can lay low and figure out what she wants to do with her life.

When Daniel Madera shows up at her graduation party, he’s no longer the skinny kid she remembers, but a well-built, badass military man. The chemistry between the old friends ignites long-buried feelings. But, with Dan’s deployment imminent this can’t be anything but a summer fling…

She might have earned that diploma, but with no job, no prospects, and no idea what she’s doing, things are a mess. To get through this, Autumn will need to discover the inner strength that she didn’t know she had. And in the process, find everything she never knew she needed... now if she could get the one thing she wants.

A Second Chance

Jason McMillan returns in the third installment of the White Oak Series...

War veteran Jason McMillan is finally ready to go home.  Facing the town and listening to the rumors about his past and his stability is difficult.  After all, they remember more than he does.  Invisible war wounds have left pieces of his life blurry and unclear. But determined to right his past wrongs, he forges ahead.  He’s spent the last few years putting himself back together, and the final piece is his family or so he thought…

Gwen Brookmyer cannot believe he's back.  The last thing she needs right now is a blast from the past that she's determined to forget.  Living with her eccentric mom and her sister is enough to make any woman crazy.  An encounter with Jason just may put her over the edge.  But when she realizes the pain Jason's gone through, his story pulls at her heartstrings--as well as heightens her desire for the man who left her so long ago. 

 

Can Gwen let down her guard for a second chance with a man who's past holds him back from getting the life he so deserves? 

 
 
 
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