Amanda Calhoun is suspicious of Sloan O'Riley, the architect who is trying to turn her family home into a hotel, when he shows an interest in her family history and some missing heirloom jewels, but his real interest is Amanda.
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts comes the second novel featuring the Calhoun sisters—a story about a woman who finds just what she’s been looking for in the last place she expects. When the Calhoun sisters inherited the Towers, their family's crumbling mansion on the coast of Maine, they never imagined the passion and adventure their windfall would bring... A slow drawl was all Amanda Calhoun heard when she walked into the wall of denim and muscle that was Sloan O’Riley, the architect hired to renovate the Towers. Known as the responsible Calhoun sister, Amanda finds Sloan’s easygoing attitude infuriating, but his irresistible smile just might change her mind… Includes a teaser for For the Love of Lilah. A NORA ROBERTS CLASSIC AVAILABLE DIGITALLY FOR THE FIRST TIME.
FROM NO. 1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR NORA ROBERTS COMES THE LEGENDARY CALHOUNS, FEATURING TWO STORIES ABOUT SISTERS DETERMINED TO SAVE THEIR HOME AGAINST ALL ODDS Courting Catherine All hard-driving executive Trenton St. James III had on his mind was business-making the final arrangements to buy a run-down old mansion on the coast of Maine. He wasn't expecting any complications. And he definitely wasn't expecting anything like Catherine 'C.C.' Calhoun. This feisty, independent-minded young woman bristled at the very thought of her family's most highly prized possession ending up as part of some faceless hotel chain. And she seemed to bristle at the very sight of Trenton St. James, too. But all that was going to have to change, because Trent not only wanted her home, he wanted her, too. And he wasn't a man who took no for an answer A Man For Amanda Amanda Calhoun had always been the sensible one, forever struggling to keep her, well...eccentric family out of trouble. And the instant she laid eyes on architect Sloan O'Riley, she knew he was trouble. So this arrogant, insufferable Harvard-educated cowboy thought he was going to turn her family's beloved - and slightly decrepit - home into a hotel, did he? Well, she'd just see about that... Sloan seemed a little too interested in Calhoun family history - their famous missing emeralds, for instance. He also seemed a little too interested in Amanda. The hotel was shaping up nicely under his oh-so-skilled hands. But it was becoming clear that Amanda was what he most wanted to get those hands on...
New York Times bestselling author NORA ROBERTS has enchanted millions with her powerful, passionate writing Atop the rocky coast of Maine sits a magnificent family mansion that is home to a legend of long-lost emeralds and the Calhoun Sisters. Headstrong Catherine Calhoun wasn't going to let anyone take away the Towers, especially not ruthless hotel magnate Trent St James. He was too handsome, too arrogant; Trent seemed to think he could take over the building and Catherine! In contrast, the architect in charge of the renovations, Sloan O'Riley, had an easy-going manner that infuriated Amanda Calhoun, almost as much as her attraction to him. But when Sloan risked his life to save her, Amanda realised that he might be the man for her. 'A storyteller of immeasurable diversity and talent' - Publisher's Weekly
#1 New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author Nora Roberts brings us three enduring and classic love stories. Courting Catherine Catherine "C.C." Calhoun was not going to let anyone take away the Towers—especially not handsome hotel magnate Trenton St. James. As far as Trent was concerned, his dealings with C.C. were strictly business. But her mix of fire and fury unexpectedly led his mind in a completely different direction. A Man for Amanda A slow drawl was all Amanda Calhoun heard when she walked into the wall of denim and muscle that was Sloan O'Riley, the architect hired to renovate the Towers. Amanda found Sloan's easygoing manner infuriating. But his irresistible smile just might change her mind…. For the Love of Lilah Adrift in a storm, Professor Max Quartermain thought he must have hallucinated the beautiful mermaid who came to his rescue. But Lilah was no mystical creature—she was a woman of ï¬‚ esh and blood, and undeniably attracted to the intense and mysterious stranger.
Two classic tales, centering around the Calhoun family, feature "For the Love of Lilah," in which Lilah becomes increasingly attracted to Professor Max Quartermain, a man she saves from drowning near her family's Maine home.
#1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts presents the story of a shared past, a fresh start, and a lifetime of love in the second novel in the Inn BoonsBoro Trilogy. Owen is the organizer of the Montgomery clan, running the family’s construction business with an iron fist—and an even less flexible spreadsheet. And though his brothers bust on his compulsive list-making, the Inn BoonsBoro is about to open right on schedule. The only thing Owen didn’t plan for was Avery McTavish... Avery’s popular pizza place is right across the street from the inn, giving her a first-hand look at its amazing renovation—and a newfound appreciation for Owen. Since he was her first boyfriend when they were kids, Owen has never been far from Avery’s thoughts. But the attraction she’s feeling for him now is far from innocent. As Avery and Owen cautiously take their relationship to another level, the opening of the inn gives the whole town of Boonsboro a reason to celebrate. But Owen’s hard work has only begun. Getting Avery to let down her guard is going to take longer than he expected—and so will getting her to realize that her first boyfriend is going to be her last… Don't miss the other books in the Inn BoonsBoro Trilogy The Next Always The Perfect Hope
From beloved author Nora Roberts comes the #1 New York Times bestseller about shattering loss and shocking discovery—set in a small town nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains… When five-thousand-year-old human bones are found at a construction site in the small town of Woodsboro, the news draws archaeologist Callie Dunbrook out of her sabbatical and into a whirlwind of adventure, danger, and romance. While overseeing the dig, she must try to make sense of a cloud of death and misfortune that hangs over the project—fueling rumors that the site is cursed. She must cope with the presence of her irritating—but irresistible—ex-husband, Jake. And when a stranger claims to know a secret about her privileged Boston childhood, she must question her own past as well...
#1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts presents a novel of redemption and suspense, as a woman haunted by the unsolved murder of her childhood friend returns to her small South Carolina hometown. . . . Tory Bodeen grew up in a run-down house where her father ruled with an iron fist and a leather belt—and where her dreams and talents had no room to flourish. Her one escape was her neighbor Hope, who lived in the big house just a short skip away, and whose friendship allowed Tory to be something she wasn’t allowed to be at home: a child. Then Hope was brutally murdered, and everything fell apart. Now, as she returns to Progress with plans to settle in and open a stylish home-design shop, Tory is determined to find a measure of peace and free herself from the haunting visions of the past. As she forges a new bond with Cade Lavelle—Hope’s older brother and the heir to the family fortune—she isn’t sure whether the tragic loss they share will unite them or drive them apart. But she is willing to open her heart, just a little, and try. But living so close to those unhappy memories will be more difficult and frightening than Tory could ever have expected. Because Hope’s murderer is nearby as well. . . . “Roberts may have achieved her personal best in this tense Southern Gothic. As atmospheric and unsettling as a Tennessee Williams play. . . . This is romantic drama at its best.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review)
#1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts continues the thrilling trilogy of a town plagued by evil—and the three men and three women brought together by fate to fight it. For Fox, Caleb, Gage and the other residents of Hawkins Hollow, the number seven portends doom—ever since, as boys, they freed a demon trapped for centuries when their blood spilled upon The Pagan Stone… Now, as the dreaded seventh month looms before them, the men can feel the storm brewing. Already they are plagued by visions of death and destruction. But this year, they are better prepared, joined in their battle by three women who have come to The Hollow. Layla, Quinn, and Cybil are somehow connected to the demon, just as the men are connected to the force that trapped it. Since that day at The Pagan Stone, town lawyer Fox has been able to see into others’ minds, a talent he shares with Layla. He must earn her trust, because their link will help fight the darkness that threatens to engulf the town. But Layla is having trouble coming to terms with her newfound ability—and this intimate connection to Fox. She knows that once she opens her mind, she’ll have no defenses against the desire that threatens to consume them both… Don't miss the other books in the Sign of Seven Trilogy Blood Brothers The Pagan Stone