21 Romances to Love This Fall

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Ryan’s Return by Barbara Freethy

Famous photojournalist Ryan Hunter has come back to a family torn apart by mistrust and resentment. The charismatic “bad boy,” Ryan’s homecoming stirs up past conflicts like a whirlwind. Kara Delaney struggled back from her disastrous marriage to build a new life for herself and her little girl. Now, nature’s impending fury threatens to expose long-buried secrets. And Kara must join with the enigmatic, misunderstood Ryan to discover a truth that might save their families.

Caught in the Current by Charlee James

Retired Marine Jason Hall is a force to be reckoned with. When his nephew is kidnapped, Jason knows there’s one woman he can count on to help in the search. But the last time he saw Alexandra McIntyre passions raged and betrayal followed. Alex is no stranger to tragedy, though. Haunted by her past, she seeks redemption by helping families find missing loved ones. While Alex and Jay make a formidable team, working together tests their emotional stamina. Can Alex make peace with her tragic past for a future with Jay? Or with so much on the line, including their hearts, prove too much to risk.

Soul of the Witch by Deanna Chase

Welcome to Keating Hollow! The village is full of love, magic, and cupcakes, and where nothing is more important than family. After a potion tragically backfired, Abby Townsend left Keating Hollow and her magic behind to find redemption. Ten years later, she’s summoned back by her family. As soon as she drives into town, she’s already plotting her inevitable exit. But she can’t quite escape the pull of the tightly knit magical community or the soulful gaze of the one man she’s never forgotten. And when an eight-year old witch not only leads her back to her magic, but also steals her heart, Abby’s about to learn what it means to embrace the soul of a witch. Are you ready for magic, love, and friendship?

The Candle Palace by Devney Perry

Milo Phillips knows the meaning of pain. Suffering through the most intense physical agony of his life, he’s confined to a hospital bed. More than once, he wished he’d died in the explosion that left him alive, but barely. Darkness consumes him, snuffing all the joy in his life and leaving an empty hole in its place. But one day, a flicker of light sneaks into his hospital room, driving away some of the hopelessness. For the first time in months, pain isn’t all he feels. The flicker’s name is Sara Foster, his new nurse. Milo just hopes that Sara can see past his scars. Because underneath, his heart has begun beating again just for her.

Country Roads by Grea Warner

When a child volunteers his uncle to sing for a fundraiser, Lara Faulkner realizes it is none other than her college pal, Finn Murphy. As the two get a chance to reconnect, Lara reveals to a compassionate Finn details of her shocking past and the traumatic decision she had to make. Through trust and love, the bond between Finn and Lara deepens as the country singer manages to get an emotionally scarred Lara to let down her self-proclaimed walls. But will secrets, lies, and tragedy cause a bumpy detour on their road to complete happiness?

Tackled in Seattle by Jami Davenport

Alisa’s family always treated her like a princess. And that’s exactly the secret she learns. Now, she’s trying to figure out how to fit in and not screw up, especially when it comes to finding a suitable marriage match now that she’s the heir to the throne. But she can’t forget Gage. On the surface, Gage has always been a carefree playboy as the college quarterback. But when Alisa enters his life, everything changes. When an injury puts him on the sidelines, Gage is confronted with the grim possibility of a future without football or Alisa. Can a princess go against her family’s wishes? And can the campus king lose his starting spot and his heart?

Highland Avenger by Julie Johnstone

Eight year ago, savage Scots invaded Eve Decres’s home. To avoid a forced marriage, she fled into hiding. But after a wrong move, Eve is forced to make a choice that threatens to destroy her chance at freedom and shatter her heart. Amid treachery and violence, she soon discovers her only hope dwells in tying herself to Grant Fraser, a noble, fierce Highland warrior. Though passion smolders between them, Grant is bent on vengeance and sworn to a duty that would thwart her own plans. Bound by desperation but separated by conflicting desires, the lass and the laird must overcome their foes and claim a glorious, unconquerable love.

A Soldier’s Homecoming by Karen Foley

India Gale had it all with the coveted job, posh Manhattan apartment, and privileged life. But then, a tragic accident leads India to lose everything. Consumed by guilt, she retreats to Montana intending to keep to herself. Until a stranger arrives in town. Lucas Talbot is a former Special Ops soldier who spent his childhood in the small Montana town. And he knows there’s more to India’s arrival than just grief. Lucas is determined to discover why his stepfather was with India the night he died. And why she received a fifty million dollar settlement after the car accident that claimed his stepfather’s life. But will the truth destroy his chance of true happiness and love?

Forever Ventured by Kathleen Brooks

Wyatt Davies has one chance to save the farm with horse trainer Camila Callahan. Camila was raised by the United Kingdom’s greatest horse trainer, and he taught her everything he knew. Camila left everything behind to go all in with Wyatt Davies only to discover Wyatt has a horse with huge potential. And with that potential comes a lot of danger. Wyatt and Camila are in a race to uncover the threat as both of their careers and lives are at stake. After all . . . nothing ventured, nothing gained.

Playing for Keeps by Kendall Ryan

Elise Parrish should have been off limits. But after winning the championship, flirting turned to something more and soon Elise and her brother’s teammate Justin found themselves falling into bed. Then shame sent her running the next morning from the catastrophic mistake. Since then, Justin spent three month trying to get Elise out of his head. But he soon realizes she’s the only girl he’ll ever want. He’s still got one shot to show he can be exactly what she needs, but Elise isn’t so easily convinced. And neither is her brother. Justin, though, is up for the challenge because he’s good under pressure and this time, he’s playing for keeps.

The Dream of a Duchess by Linda Rae Sande

When Lady Isabella thinks she has witnessed the murder of her mother by her father she rides off to London in search of the man her mother instructed she contact lest anything befall her. Directions send Isabella to the doors of  David Fitzwilliam, Earl of Norwick. Stunned and heartbroken, David vows to ensure Isabella’s safety and he enlists the aid of Octavius, Duke of Huntington, to provide protection and a home in the country. Not particularly pleased with having a ward, Octavius soon discovers Isabella’s passion for horses goes far beyond just riding them. With a new generation of racehorses in his stables, and his country estate suddenly in pristine condition, he may just experience some horse sense himself.

The Bad Boy by Lorhainne Eckhart

As the youngest brother, Mark Friessen refuses to answer to anyone. He’s been called a restless bad boy because responsibility for his father’s ranch has never rested on his shoulders, even though he loves everything about the life of a cowboy. Hard work on the ranch has always settled his restless nature, until a rodeo queen broke his heart by running off with his best friend. To help heal, Mark signs up as the deputy in the town over. And when he pulls young mousy librarian Daria McKenzie over for speeding, she is speechless and furious when she realizes he doesn’t remember who she is. This bad boy has also left a trail of broken hearts in his wake—including hers.

Sweet Home Montana by Lynne Marshall

Entrepreneur Wade Conrad is called home to act as a temporary guardian for his teenage half-brother, Brent. Wade feels they are both floundering, so he seeks help for Brent at Healing Heart Acres, an equine therapy center. Erin Chase has been working as an equine therapist since her fiancé called off their wedding with no explanation three years ago. But when Erin meets Wade, she’s instantly drawn to his concern for his brother, as well as his kindness and charm. Wade, meanwhile, treasures time spent with Erin. And they both long for more. But Wade’s leaving for California soon and his brother’s needs come first. Will he take a chance on love before it’s too late?

Coming Home to the Cowboy by Megan Ryde

Chase Summers is everybody’s friend, but his affable personality hides a lifetime of pain. The only thing that saved him from isolation was his foster dad and life on Redemption Ranch. Now, he spends his time on the rodeo circuit and his nights making sure no one gets close enough. When accountant and adviser Hailey Spencer is hired by Redemption Ranch to improve business, she and Chase are thrown together. Despite a shared grief and guilt, the two try to fight their attraction. Chase knows Hailey deserves more for her son and her heart. Can Chase resist the call of the rodeo and man up for a woman he’s loved for years or will he leave for the allure of the road?

The Work of Art by Mimi Matthews

Hidden away in rural Devonshire, Phyllida Satterthwaite has always been considered more odd than beautiful. But in London, her oddity has made her a sensation. Far worse, it’s caught the eye of the sinister Duke of Morelands. To escape the duke’s clutches, she’s going to need a little help. Captain Arthur Heywood’s days of heroism are long past. Grievously injured in the Peninsular War, he can no longer walk unaided, let alone shoot a pistol. What use can he possibly be to a damsel in distress? He has nothing left to offer except his good name. Can a marriage of convenience save Philly from the vengeful duke? Or will life with Arthur put her–and her heart–in more danger than ever?

Ambrosia by Rosanne Kohake

After the fires of the war, love was the final surrender. How Ambrosia Lanford hated the Yankee invaders. They had destroyed everything she’d known and loved. For Ambrosia the war would never be over. But is Major Drayton Rambert–a commander in the Union Army–different?

While the nation stands divided, Ambrosia and Drayton launch their own personal war. But love battles hate in their hearts, and sooner or later they must come to realize that one of them will undoubtedly surrender in the arms of the other.

Rookie in Love by Sarah White

Hotel heiress Madeline Stone has always played it safe and been the good girl. Since the death of her mother, she’s let her father and older brothers dictate her life, but this is her last year of college and perhaps her last year of freedom. So when she meets sexy star quarterback Jackson Rider, she’s tempted to take a risk. His sexy combination of bad boy and sweet makes her feel alive and reckless with passion she never imagined. His encouragement and love helps her develop the voice she never had. She knows Jackson checks none of the boxes on her family’s life plan. But she has new goals for herself and new dreams. Can she find the strength to stand up for what she wants?

Take a Chance by Shelley Shepard Gray

Kurt Holland wants the best for his younger brother, which is why he moves Sam to Bridgeport, Ohio. It’s a bigger town with a well-known high school. Just the place to give his little brother more opportunities and maybe even a scholarship to college. Emily Springer is passionate about helping all of her students succeed, and there’s something about Sam Holland that makes her want to go the extra mile. When she meets Kurt, Emily has a strict no-dating policy for her students’ parents, even if Kurt isn’t technically Sam’s parent. It’s OK to bend the rules a little bit, right?

Halloween at the Graff by Sinclair Jayne

Starting over is never fun, especially in a town the size of a postage stamp. Chasing that with having to beg for a job she’s wildly over-qualified for and Walker Wilder’s pride is really burned. But now she’s the new events director for the historic Montana Graff Hotel. Halloween may not scream touristy, but hiring a spirit-hunting TV crew will definitely grab some headlines. Calum Quest is done now that he’s created an entertainment empire. His life has been defined by ghosts he needs to exorcise, yet, when a red-haired, grey-eyed beauty with a body that melts his mind pours him a double shot of whiskey and challenges him to one more round, how can he say no?

Falling for Charming by Sophie Weston

Hope Kennard left her ancestral home in Wiltshire to travel the world. Freedom suits her, right up until she ends up in the sunkissed island principality of San Michele and meets mysterious forest ranger Jonas Reval. He’s as secretive as she is skittish but he’s also everything she’s ever wanted in a man. Jonas, meanwhile, knows all about duty and the burdens of marrying to meet family expectations. But he can be himself around Hope. Right up until Hope discovers that one pesky little detail he’s sort of forgotten to mention: He’s not just a part-time forest ranger and integral member of the family law firm. He’s charming, lying Prince Jonas Reval of San Michele.

Rocky Mountain Angel by Vivian Arend

Allison Parker needs a convincing excuse to come home to Rocky Mountain House. A hopelessly romantic reason that won’t let her mother suspect the truth—that Allison has discovered Mom is keeping a terrible secret from the family. Gabe Coleman is struggling with two of the roughest parts of ranching: dealing with his bull-headed mule of a father, and making enough to pay the bills. When an old friend from high school offers to help him develop his ideas for organic ranching—in trade for pretending to be her fiancé—it sounds like the perfect set-up. But to break free of the past and face the future, though, will take more than temporary pleasures. It’ll take putting their hearts on the line.

 

 

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