Love & Family: Thanksgiving (Holidays In Hallbrook Book 2)

Love & Family: Thanksgiving (Holidays In Hallbrook Book 2)

Elsie Davis

Elsie Davis

A small-town doctor, a woman determined to find answers, and the power of family. Will the truth finally bring peace to these troubled hearts?Dr. Jake Duncan is a busy man—what with being the local doctor, a member of the rescue squad, a volunteer with the GiddyUp Kids program, and most importantly, raising his young hearing-impaired son, there’s not much time for anything else. Especially not an event planner who comes to town looking to stir up trouble for one of the few men he considers a close friend, retired pro bull rider, Chad Andrews.Hard-charging Gemma Watson is shocked to discover the identity of her biological father on accident. She’s determined to pay Chad Andrews a visit but it’s not a social call, more of a piece-of-her-mind call. But when Brody, her excitable golden retriever, gets into a bit of trouble and it's 911 to the rescue, her plans change.To get closer to Chad, and smooth ruffled feathers of the handsome Dr. Jake, Gemma offers to organize a fundraiser event for the rescue squad, and he can’t say no. In fact, when it comes to Gemma, Jake is finding it impossible to stop her from getting her way. And he might just love her all the more for it...
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Love & Liberty: Independence Day (Holidays In Hallbrook Book 6)

Love & Liberty: Independence Day (Holidays In Hallbrook Book 6)

Elsie Davis

Elsie Davis

Blinded by the past, it takes a little fate and great faith to be liberated and set free. Where you fly is up to you…After a bad divorce, Ashley returns to Hallbrook with her four-year-old son to regroup and start over. When her apartment catches fire and the fire department is called in, one of the first responders is David, her older brother’s best friend, and the man who dumped her without any reason when they dated in high school. She accepts his offer of a place to stay, knowing she could trust him with anything other than her heart.David, a member of the White Mountain Fire Department, is tasked with the controlled burns needed in the NH National Forest after a particularly dry winter and spring. While out marking the territory with Kojak, his dalmatian, he runs into Ashley, who’s on a mission and quick to tell him how to do his job.Ashley’s been called upon by the Audubon Society to verify the reported sighting of a pair of eagles and to look for a nest. The eagles are protected under federal law, but without proof they are nesting nearby, David has a job to do. A job that will protect the public far more than protecting an unverified eagle nest. Ashley will do anything to stop him, including seeking an injunction and rallying a protest. Just when David starts to compromise on both the controlled burn and his no-relationship rule, disaster strikes, reminding him why he made the rule in the first place.David soon realizes his mistake, but will Ashley give him a third chance? And if she does, will the third time be a charm?
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Love & Hope: Mother's Day (Holidays In Hallbrook Book 5)

Love & Hope: Mother's Day (Holidays In Hallbrook Book 5)

Elsie Davis

Elsie Davis

Sometimes chaos is all you need to shake things up and then see where life lands...Grace is all set to start her new job, at least she was until her cousin drops by hoping she’ll take care of her one-year-old daughter for a few weeks. Unable to have children of her own, Grace is tempted. The opportunity to have a baby around, even if only for a short time, is too hard to ignore—especially after her recent rejection by the adoption agency. With her sister’s promise to babysit, the pieces fall into place and Grace accepts. This Mother’s Day she’ll have a baby, even if it’s temporary. But when her sister calls the next morning and cancels on her, Grace has no choice but to take the baby to work.Running late, Ryan pops into the local bakery in Hallbrook to pick up some pastries and coffee for his upcoming office meeting with the new World Sport Inc. employees. When the woman ahead of him struggles to find her money to pay, he offers to help to expedite matters. It wouldn’t look good if the boss was late. When she graciously turns down his offer but doesn’t move any faster, he’s forced to take matters into his own hands, much to his own detriment. Talk about being nice coming back to bite you…or vomit on you, in this case.Grace’s hope for an understanding boss vanishes when she realizes he’s none other than the Vomit Man, the name she’d dubbed the poor, unfortunate man who’d paid for her breakfast. The two of them learn to work together with the baby around temporarily, at least they did, until Grace makes a mistake he can’t overlook, one that puts the company’s future in jeopardy.When her cousin returns early, Grace is faced with losing her job, the man she cares about, and the baby she loves all at once. With her dog, Lucky, on her side, find out if Grace will have a Happy Mother’s Day after all.
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Love & Chocolate: Valentine's Day (Holidays In Hallbrook Book 4)

Love & Chocolate: Valentine's Day (Holidays In Hallbrook Book 4)

Elsie Davis

Elsie Davis

Some say Valentine’s Day is for lovers, while others prefer to think of it as February Fool’s Day. The question is, which one do you believe, and which one rules your heart?The Sweeter Side of Life bakery in Hallbrook is in financial trouble and Amanda is determined to save the business her mother started twenty years ago. While honoring February Fool’s Day, Amanda’s name for the lovey-dovey holiday, she learns about the Anything Chocolate contest and is determined to win the cash prize. There’s only two drawbacks, one, it’s a statewide contest and the competition will be fierce, and two, she’s not a big fan of chocolate.Kevin is trying to adjust to his new job as the Turlington High School chemistry teacher and to small-town living, a task made more difficult by his twin ten-year-old daughters who aren’t happy with the move or the divorce. When the twins demand they go to the Heart-to-Heart festival for a chance to hang with their new friends, he relents knowing it was important. But a fellow teacher turns the night into a matchmaking attempt and Kevin finds himself signing up for the Secret Chef fundraiser dinner to avoid Amanda, the attractive, but off-limits woman his new friend deems perfect for him.Which worked wonders, at least until his winning dessert bid revealed Amanda as the secret chef and the woman who would come to his home and cook the six-course meal he’d won. So much for avoiding her. When the twins take objection, their shenanigans cause nothing but trouble at home and school. What they didn’t count on though, was their actions forcing him to spend more time with Amanda, putting his custody of the twins in jeopardy.Twin trouble turns into twin blessings as the girls get to know Amanda and her chocolate lab, Cupcake. Kevin’s in trouble with this much female persuasion working against him, but is he willing to risk custody of the girls over love?
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Love & Peace: Christmas (Holidays In Hallbrook Book 3)

Love & Peace: Christmas (Holidays In Hallbrook Book 3)

Elsie Davis

Elsie Davis

Sam Wyatt goes to a cabin in Hallbrook each year at Christmas looking for solitude with the memories of his wife and daughter, who he lost in a car accident a few years ago. Except not long after he arrives, Megan Langley and her daughter take up residence and refuse to leave. A quick call to the rental agent and Sam finds out the cabin has been double booked and he's kicked out to the snowy cold. But when an avalanche closes Tinsel Pass, he’s forced to return to the cabin.Megan was supposed to spend this Christmas celebrating and honoring her mother at her favorite place this year. When one night housing Sam turns into more, Megan and Becca are resolved to get their Christmas spirit back. They keep Sam busy, giving him zero chance of finding the solitude he craves, especially when a stray dog comes around and Becca’s determined to help the mutt.When the pass reopens, Sam is torn emotionally between the past and present. Can a little Christmas magic save him from making the wrong decision?
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Love & Order: Labor Day (Holidays In Hallbrook Book 1)

Love & Order: Labor Day (Holidays In Hallbrook Book 1)

Elsie Davis

Elsie Davis

A powerful attorney, a woman with a heart too big for her own good, and an instant family neither was prepared for...Garrett Bradley commands the attention of some of the most influential clients in the country as one of the leading corporate attorneys in New York City, but one phone call changes everything. He must return home to Hallbrook, NH, where he soon discovers he’s responsible for three young kids and one monster-size Saint Bernard.April St. James, the social worker assistant assigned to the children’s case before Garrett’s mother adopted them, was staying with the children until Sarah Bradley’s prodigal son returns home to take up his responsibilities. Unfortunately, it puts her own job in jeopardy.A powerhouse in the business world but clueless when it comes to children, Garrett turns to April with an offer she can’t refuse, enticing her to come to the city as a temporary nanny. The deal will allow her to finally pursue her dreams once the job is done. But three kids, a dog, a nanny, and an uptight attorney don’t mix well in a fancy NYC penthouse. And when Garrett makes a mistake at work, he realizes somethings got to give before the situation destroys his reputation, the company, and most importantly—his new family.Find out if Rufus can help this mismatched pair realize their love is the perfect glue to hold their newfound family together! This sweet tale of family, trust, and total chaos is one you won't want to miss.
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