Karen Rose Smith

1 Murder with Lemon Tea Cakes

Author : Karen Rose Smith
Genre :  Women Sleuths  Books  Mysteries & Thrillers 
Price :  $0.99
Release Date :  2017-12-26
Description :  <b><i>In an old Victorian in the heart of Pennsylvania’s Amish country, Daisy Swanson and her aunt Iris serve soups, scones, and soothing teas to tourists and locals—but a murder in their garden has them in hot water . . .</i></b><br /> &#xa0;<br />Daisy, a widowed mom of two teenagers, is used to feeling protective—so when Iris started dating the wealthy and not-quite-divorced Harvey Fitz, she worried . . . especially after his bitter ex stormed in and caused a scene at the party Daisy’s Tea Garden was catering. Then there was the gossip she overheard about Harvey’s grown children being cut out of his will. Daisy didn’t want her aunt to wind up with a broken heart—but she never expected Iris to wind up a suspect in Harvey’s murder.<br /> &#xa0;<br /> Now the apple bread and orange pekoe is on the back burner while the cops treat the shop like a crime scene—and Daisy hopes that Jonas Groft, a former detective from Philadelphia, can help her clear her aunt’s name and bag the real killer before things boil over . . .<br /> &#xa0;<br /> <b>Includes delicious recipes for Iris’s Lemon Tea Cakes and more!</b>

2 A Montana Mavericks Christmas

Author : Susan Mallery & Karen Rose Smith
Genre :  Contemporary  Books  Romance 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2010-11-01
Description :  A Montana Mavericks Christmas: Married in Whitehorn<br /><br />Duty-bound to protect pregnant amnesiac Angela Sheppard, Deputy<br />Sheriff Shane McBride swore he'd never give his heart. Yet, soon he<br />hungered to call the attractive widow his own. Was it possible a<br />wedding—with baby!—was due for Whitehorn's brooding man in blue?<br /><br />A Montana Mavericks Christmas: Born in Whitehorn<br />Dr. Jeremy Winters discovered he was a daddy when he came to beautiful<br />Leah Nighthawk's rescue and delivered THEIR tiny twins. And though the<br />hard-hearted doctor would never deny his babies a daddy this<br />Christmas, would he give Leah the gift of his love?

3 Staged to Death

Author : Karen Rose Smith
Genre :  Women Sleuths  Books  Mysteries & Thrillers 
Price :  $4.99
Release Date :  2013-12-03
Description :  A cozy blend of murder and romance. A fun read--with recipes! --Laura Levine<br /><br /> Welcome to Kismet, PA, where home stager Caprice De Luca helps her clients shine in a lackluster real estate market--and where someone may only be in the market for murder. . .<br /><br />Caprice De Luca has successfully parlayed her skills as an interior designer into a thriving home staging business. So when her old high school friend Roz Winslow asks her to spruce up her mess of a mansion to perk up a slow buyer's market, Caprice is more than happy to share her skills. But when Roz's husband Ted is found skewered by one of his sword room's prized possessions, it appears the Winslows may have a few skeletons in their palatial closets. With the stage set for murder, Caprice will discover she can track down an antique tapestry and a cold-blooded killer with equal aplomb--as long as she's not the next victim. . .<br /><br />"A fascinating inside look at the art of home-staging--but did I mention it's also an elegantly crafted murder mystery featuring an irresistible sleuth?" --Leslie Meier

4 Drape Expectations

Author : Karen Rose Smith
Genre :  Women Sleuths  Books  Mysteries & Thrillers 
Price :  $4.99
Release Date :  2015-07-28
Description :  These days, home stager Caprice De Luca’s calendar is a full house. Her grandmother’s health is failing, her wayward uncle is stirring the pot, and she’s torn between two equally eligible suitors. With so much drama in her personal life, Caprice is grateful to have Ace Richland, a former 80s rock star, ask her to stage his girlfriend’s house. But Alanna Goodwin is a tough customer who balks at Caprice’s ideas and all but commandeers the staging. Caprice almost isn’t surprised when the snappish Southern belle is strangled to death with a tieback from her tacky velvet drapes. But just as she draws back the curtains on the truth, Caprice realizes she may be next on a murderer’s set list…

5 Murder with Cinnamon Scones

Author : Karen Rose Smith
Genre :  Cozy  Books  Mysteries & Thrillers  Women Sleuths 
Release Date :  2018-05-29
Description :  <b><i>Daisy Swanson and her Aunt Iris run a delightful shop in Pennsylvania’s Amish country with an emphasis on tasty teas and treats—but murder is not so sweet . . .</i></b><br /> &#xa0;<br /> As local merchants unite to attract tourists for a much anticipated weekend quilting event, business is sure to spill over into eateries like Daisy’s Tea Garden. Gorgeous craftwork is hanging everywhere—but among the quilts, potholders, and placemats, one gallery owner is wrapped up in some dangerous affairs . . .<br /> &#xa0;<br /> Reese Masemer had been dating one of Daisy’s employees, Tessa, an artist, though their last interaction was as strained as a cup of loose leaf tea. Now Reese has been found dead near a covered bridge where Tessa’s been practicing her sketches. She’s the obvious suspect, but Daisy’s learning that there were some major secrets in Reese’s background, and several of his relationships were infused with resentment. To save Tessa, she’ll have to find out who’s tainted this quaint little town with murder . . .<br /> &#xa0;<br /> <b>Includes delicious recipes!</b>

6 Gilt by Association

Author : Karen Rose Smith
Genre :  Women Sleuths  Books  Mysteries & Thrillers 
Price :  $4.99
Release Date :  2015-01-27
Description :  Between training her new puppy, helping her sister with her baby, and searching for the perfect vintage dress for Kismet's Valentine's Day dance, home-stager Caprice De Luca has a lot on her to-do list. But she's never too busy to do a little staging, and she's looking forward to thawing February's frozen real estate market with her Hearts and Flowers Open House. Her client Louise Downing's romantically decorated home practically staged itself. But when Louise is found murdered, Caprice is forced to turn her attention from sweethearts to suspects. And as the truth comes out in stages, she discovers that Louise had more secrets than a box of chocolate truffles. . .<br /><b>Praise for Staged to Death</b><br /><br />"A fascinating inside look at the art of home-staging--but did I mention it's also an elegantly crafted murder mystery featuring an irresistible sleuth?" --Leslie Meier

7 Deadly Décor

Author : Karen Rose Smith
Genre :  Women Sleuths  Books  Mysteries & Thrillers 
Price :  $4.99
Release Date :  2014-06-03
Description :  Quiet Kismet, Pennsylvania, may look like any other small town, but as a home stager, Caprice De Luca can see behind closed doors--and it seems someone has designs on murder. . .<br /><br />Life is a full house for Caprice these days. She's dating, she's rescuing adorable cocker spaniels, and she's decorating the roomy interiors of Kismet's most well-heeled residents with fun fantasy themes. But she's worried about her pregnant sister. Bella's marriage is coming apart like a bad wallpaper job, and to make matters worse, she's decided to meet up with a former flame Bob Preston, a house painter Caprice frequently employs. When he's found dead in a pool of green paint swirling with blood, it's time for Caprice to stage an investigation. With all eyes trained on Bella's husband, Caprice shifts her attention from finding the perfect curtains to finding the perfect culprit. . .<br /><br /><b>Praise for Staged to Death</b><br /><br /> "A fascinating inside look at the art of home-staging--but did I mention it's also an elegantly crafted murder mystery featuring an irresistible sleuth?" --Leslie Meier

8 The Maverick's Snowbound Christmas

Author : Karen Rose Smith
Genre :  Contemporary  Books  Romance 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2017-11-01
Description :  <b>COZYING UP WITH THE COWBOY&#xa0;</b><br /><br /><b>Rust Creek Ramblings</b><b>&#xa0;</b><br /><br />Ah, wintertime in Rust Creek Falls! It's the perfect time of year to snuggle up by the fireplace and indulge in some juicy gossip. Speaking of snuggling, did you hear that Eli Dalton and Hadley Strickland were forced to spend the night together in an abandoned barn during our recent snowstorm? &#xa0;<br /><br />While it may have been a horse in distress that brought the lovely veterinarian out to the Circle D, we're betting handsome, steady Eli will draw her back. We believe the rancher could melt fair Hadley's frozen heart—if she can find the courage to reveal her past. So hang the holly, dear readers, and remember that this is the season for miracles. Could a holiday proposal soon be in the works?

9 His Country Cinderella

Author : Karen Rose Smith
Genre :  Contemporary  Books  Romance 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2011-09-01
Description :  Hold on to your Stetsons! A reliable source tells me that Zane Gunther is hiding out in Thunder Canyon. Now the tweets and texts are flying about the music legend and a certain single mom who's having trouble making ends meet…<br /><br />Zane came to the Montana mountain town to escape the paparazzi and a tragedy he can't forget. But keeping a low profile seems next to impossible, especially once he falls hard for local girl Jeannette Williams. Is this cowboy looking to make a home in Thunder Canyon? Stay tuned, loyal readers, to see if Zane is getting ready to propose to the widowed waitress who's already gaga over him, by crooning a love song straight from his heart!<br />

10 His Daughter...Their Child

Author : Karen Rose Smith
Genre :  Contemporary  Books  Romance 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2011-02-01
Description :  Celeste Wells didn't think twice about becoming a surrogate mom for her twin sister. But when Zoie's marriage ended suddenly, heartbroken Celeste just couldn't let the little girl go.<br /><br />Clay Sullivan's world shattered once his wife walked out on him and their daughter, and Celeste was a reminder of the painful memories the tough survival guide had barely survived. Yet she was everything her sister wasn't—loyal, loving, committed to the child to whom she'd given birth. Not to mention the attraction that sizzled between them the moment they came face-to-face at their fifteen-year reunion! Would falling for Celeste be making the same mistake twice…or giving Abby the mother she was always meant to have?<br />

11 Twins Under His Tree

Author : Karen Rose Smith
Genre :  Contemporary  Books  Romance 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2010-12-01
Description :  She'd just gone into labor…<br /><br />…seven weeks early! Now Dr. Lily Wescott was the proud mother of twin baby girls. But she couldn't have done it without Mitch Cortega. The decorated combat surgeon was with her every step of the way. And the young widow was finding it awfully hard to resist Mitch's overpowering masculinity….<br /><br />Spending time with Lily and her infant daughters was making Mitch yearn for something he'd never known was missing. The wounded combat surgeon knew they both needed time to heal.<br /><br />But how much longer could they fight their attraction? With Christmas just around the corner, it was time to move on and trust in a love that could transform the past into a future filled with the true joy of giving! <br />

12 From Doctor...to Daddy

Author : Karen Rose Smith
Genre :  Contemporary  Books  Romance 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2010-09-01
Description :  Ever since Dr. Dillon Traub arrived at Thunder Canyon Resort, tongues have been wagging about the chemistry zinging between the Texas oil tycoon and his new receptionist. Those broad shoulders of his may be awfully tempting…but single mom Erika Rodriguez knows better than to give in to her attraction to the handsome bachelor doctor. <br /><br /> So why is the sought-after playboy going out of his way to prove to the love-burned Erika that he'd make the ideal husband—and perfect father to her adorable baby girl? Stay tuned, dear readers, to see if the town's favorite new physician will be heading back home. Or if this Dr. Daddy is writing a prescription for lifetime happiness! <br />

13 Shades of Wrath

Author : Karen Rose Smith
Genre :  Women Sleuths  Books  Mysteries & Thrillers 
Price :  $4.99
Release Date :  2016-11-29
Description :  Between her booming business, her family, and her work rescuing stray animals, home stager Caprice De Luca’s life is packed. But when a murder unsettles peaceful Kismet, Pennsylvania, she adds amateur sleuth to her resume.<br /><br />Thanks to a wealthy patron, Kismet’s women’s shelter, Sunrise Tomorrow, has inherited a run-down mansion. Now the shelter’s director, Wendy Newcomb, wants Caprice’s decorating expertise. Caprice is happy to help, but when she glimpses a few heated encounters between Wendy and some locals, she fears that Wendy may be in need of protection herself.<br /><br />When Wendy is found dead inside the old house, Caprice is compelled to poke around in her affairs—and discovers she had her share of enemies. Now, with countless clients, a TV gig that could make her a household name, and rumors of a marriage proposal on its way, Caprice must find time to design an investigation that will lure a crafty killer into the wide open—before someone else winds up in a state of permanent disrepair . . .

14 Wish On The Moon

Author : Karen Rose Smith
Genre :  Theater  Books  Arts & Entertainment 
Price :  $2.99
Release Date :  2011-02-26
Description :  Finding Mr. Right series, Book 8<br />Laura Applegate Sanders' world is turned upside down when Mitch Riley appears on her doorstep with the news her estranged father is about to undergo heart bypass surgery. For the past few years, Mitch has been her father's partner in the jewelry business Laura once dreamed of sharing—until her father disowned her when she married Doug Sanders, an artist with no money and few prospects.<br />Mitch loves and respects Laura's father as he never could his own. His dad was a drunkard and a gambler who died leaving his wife and two sons destitute when Mitch was fourteen. Knowing how much it would mean to Ray Applegate to see his daughter again, Mitch takes it upon himself to travel to Ohio to ask Laura to come home. To his surprise, he learns she is a widow with a four-year-old daughter, Mandy.<br />Mitch is prepared to dislike Ray's rebellious daughter because of the pain she caused Ray. But when he meets her, her self-confidence and the love she feels for her daughter throw him for a loop. In self-defense he clings to the image of Laura that Ray has fostered, that of an irrepressible, spoiled rich girl.<br />After getting to know Laura, Mitch finds her irresistible and their passion takes their relationship to a new level. But Mitch has been betrayed in the past. His lack of trust in Laura causes him to back away to the old life that has left him alone. Soul-searching leads him back to Ohio to admit to Laura his life won't be a happy one until she is in it permanently. A few days before Christmas he returns to Laura's doorstep to give her a ring he designed especially for her. Laura accepts his proposal, eager to find happily-ever-after with him.

15 Riley's Baby Boy

Author : Karen Rose Smith
Genre :  Contemporary  Books  Romance 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2012-08-01
Description :  After one torrid night at their high school reunion, Riley O'Rourke thought his torch for Brenna McDougall had finally been extinguished. But after she appeared on his doorstep—with his infant son, no less!—it was clear that the flames of passion sizzled hotter than ever.<br /><br /> Brenna knew that Riley was all wrong for her. But one encounter with her secret love plunged her back into his life for keeps. She hadn't bargained on their long-muffled chemistry being as explosive as ever. Or that the old feud still simmering between his family and hers could threaten their new family…and their rekindled romance!

16 The Night before Baby

Author : Karen Rose Smith
Genre :  Contemporary  Books  Romance 
Price :  $2.99
Release Date :  2011-07-15
Description :  Loving<br />The<br />Boss<br /><br />MEMO<br /><br />To: The Single Women in the Office<br />From: Olivia McGovern, Expectant Mom-to-Be<br />Re: Guess What Happened at the Company Christmas Party?<br /><br />Yes, I am pregnant! Thanks to a passionate encounter during the company Christmas party, I'm expecting jet-setting bachelor Lucas Hunter's child. And he doesn't even seem to remember our one night together. Nevertheless, Lucas insists on marriage—for the baby's sake! But how can I convince him to bring love into this relationship and make our family a true one?<br /><br />Six friends dream of marrying their bosses in this delightful new series.<br /><br />Watch for Molly's story in March.

17 Harlequin Special Edition March 2016 Box Set 2 of 2

Author : Karen Rose Smith, Michelle Major & Meg Maxwell
Genre :  Romance  Books  Contemporary 
Price :  $5.99
Release Date :  2016-03-01
Description :  Harlequin® Special Edition brings you three new titles for one great price, available now! These are heartwarming, romantic stories about life, love and family. This Special Edition box set includes:<br /><br />FORTUNE'S SECRET HUSBAND <br />The Fortunes of Texas: All Fortune's Children<br />by Karen Rose Smith<br />Proper Brit Lucie Fortune Chesterfield had a whirlwind teenage marriage to Chase Parker, but that was long over—or so she thought. Until her secret husband shows up at her door…with a big surprise!<br /><br />A BABY AND A BETROTHAL <br />Crimson, Colorado<br /> by Michelle Major<br />Katie Garrity is on a mission to find her perfect match—only to be surprised by her own pregnancy! When her first crush, Noah Crawford, comes back to town, will they get a chance at a love neither expected?<br /><br />A COWBOY IN THE KITCHEN <br />Hurley's Homestyle Kitchen <br />by Meg Maxwell<br />Single dad West Montgomery is doing his best to be Mr. Mom for his daughter. He's even taking cooking classes with beautiful chef Annnabel Hurley. But West and his little girl might be the secret ingredient for her perfect recipe to forever. <br /><br />Look for Harlequin Special Edition’s March 2016 Box set 2 of 2, filled with even more stories of life, love and family! <br /><br />Look for 6 compelling new stories every month from Harlequin® Special Edition!

18 Which Child Is Mine?

Author : Karen Rose Smith
Genre :  Contemporary  Books  Romance 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2011-12-15
Description :  Two women in labor…<br /><br />A delivery ward in chaos…<br /><br />A mix-up during a blackout…<br /><br />For three years, single mother Jillian Kendall had raised her daughter, Abby, and built a secure and loving home. But her happiness was threatened by Chase Remmington's claims that their babies had been switched at birth. Jillian would do anything to keep the child she'd lovingly raised, but she also wanted Marianne, the baby she'd given birth to….<br /><br />The only way Jillian could have both little girls was to marry Chase. Although he was a mystery to her, she saw the tenderness in his eyes when he looked at her daughter. Jillian also saw the passion in his eyes when he looked at her. Could Jillian find the courage to accept everything Chase offered?

19 Fortune's Family Secrets

Author : Karen Rose Smith
Genre :  Contemporary  Books  Romance 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2018-04-01
Description :  The man of her dreams…<br /><br />is a Fortune in disguise!<br /><br />Innkeeper Cassie Calloway could easily fall for her newest guest. Out-of-towner Nash Tremont is hunky, handsome and handy, but Cassie’s painful past makes her afraid to trust. In this case, caution may be in order. Nash is actually an undercover cop—and a member of the Fortune family. With so many secrets between them, Cassie and Nash will have their work cut out for them. But their complicated love may be worth the fight…

20 Marrying Dr. Maverick

Author : Karen Rose Smith
Genre :  Contemporary  Books  Romance 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2013-10-01
Description :  Hitched for love—or business? Find out as Karen Rose Smith returns to Rust Creek Falls in the latest installment of the Montana Mavericks: Rust Creek Cowboys!&#xa0;<br /><br />Rust Creek Ramblings &#xa0;<br /><br />It seems as if all we've been hearing about these days in &#xa0;Rust Creek Falls is folks falling in love and getting engaged. &#xa0;But this latest one tops them all. Dr. Brooks Smith, our favorite veterinarian, the most confirmed bachelor in all of Montana, is taking himself a bride!&#xa0;<br /><br />The fact that he has chosen Jasmine "Jazzy" Cates, his new assistant, a visitor from Thunder Canyon, is only fueling speculation. Rumors are this "love match" is really just a &#xa0;business proposition, but sweet Jazzy may have something &#xa0;more in mind. Can she turn her convenient husband's wedding fever into a lifelong condition?

21 Marry in Haste...

Author : Karen Rose Smith
Genre :  Contemporary  Books  Romance 
Price :  $4.99
Release Date :  2010-08-01
Description :  THE MARRIAGE One unbelievable night had left brooding bachelor Reed Fortune in one helluva compromising position—in bed with another man's fiancée! And in the morning light he learned that the beautiful stranger was his wife. Mallory Prescott— the new Mrs. Fortune—needed protection from the dangerous man she was supposed to marry. So the honor-bound groom whisked Mallory to the safety of the Double Crown Ranch.Though their wedding was a fluke and their marriage a mishap, their attraction was undeniable. Alone and in hiding, these newlyweds would discover whether their passion burned bright for just one night…or forever.<br /><br /> Membership in this family has its privileges… and its price. But what a fortune can't buy, a true-bred Texas love is sure to bring!

22 Slay Bells Ring

Author : Karen Rose Smith
Genre :  Women Sleuths  Books  Mysteries & Thrillers 
Price :  $5.99
Release Date :  2017-10-31
Description :  It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, especially now that Caprice De Luca has wrapped up her holiday-themed staging gig at a stunning historic home in downtown Kismet, Pennsylvania. Behind all the red ribbon and glowing string lights, homeowners Chris and Sara Merriweather have it all. But Chris, a Vietnam vet who plays Santa every year at the community park, has been displaying strange behavior after a recent trip to Washington, D.C. <br /> &#xa0;<br /> The joy of the season vanishes entirely when Chris is found murdered on Santa Lane, leaving behind his loyal malamute and lots of unfinished business. As Caprice uncovers hidden secrets in Santa’s workshop, the pressure is on to catch the candy cane-wielding culprit—before she’s next on a killer’s deadly wish list . . .

23 Condena De Amor

Author : Karen Rose Smith
Genre :  Romance  Books 
Price :  $1.99
Release Date :  2009-03-25
Description :  Ben Barclay nunca cometía errores, y menos aún errores surgidos de aventuras de una noche. Así que, cuando descubrió que el resultado de su arriesgado y único encuentro con una bella desconocida iba a tener consecuencias muy duraderas, decidió asumir sus responsabilidades.<br />Sierra Girard no esperaba que Ben Barclay llegara a formar parte de su vida, por eso estaba más que sorprendida al ver cuánto insistía el abogado para que se convirtieran en marido y mujer, aunque sólo fuera por el bien del niño.<br />Pero incluso la precavida Sierra no podía negar que existía una gran atracción entre los dos, una pasión que podría incluso llegar a confundirse con verdadero amor.

24 The Good Doctor

Author : Karen Rose Smith
Genre :  Contemporary  Books  Romance 
Price :  $4.99
Release Date :  2010-08-01
Description :  Peter Clark would never describe himself as a jaw-dropping catch—despite being one of San Antonio's most respected neurosurgeons. So why is beautiful New York neurologist Violet Fortune looking at him as if she would like to show him her bedside manner? Not that he minds—it's been a long time since he's met a woman who could ever hope to compete with his work.<br /> Being with Peter helps workaholic Violet ditch her self-doubt and discover what it feels like to be in the arms of a man who understands the depths of her commitment to medicine. But while that dedication helps heal, it also has the power to force Violet and Peter apart. Can two people so devoted to their careers find a place in their lives for love?

25 Once Upon a Groom

Author : Karen Rose Smith
Genre :  Contemporary  Books  Romance 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2011-10-01
Description :  "WILL YOU MARRY ME?"<br /><br />Those were the words Jenny Farber had always longed to hear Zack Decker say. But marrying him would have meant leaving the only home she'd ever really known. So instead of following her high school sweetheart to L.A., she stayed on at his family's ranch, training the horses she adored. Zack never knew about the secret she carried…or how much she still loved him. Until a near-tragedy brought him home again….<br /><br />Fifteen years ago, Jenny broke Zack's heart. Seeing her again rekindles all the sweet passion they once shared. But Zack came home to Miners Bluff only to deal with a family crisis—then he's pulling up stakes again. So why is Jenny making him dream of settling down in the one place he'd vowed to leave forever?<br />

26 Silence of the Lamps

Author : Karen Rose Smith
Genre :  Women Sleuths  Books  Mysteries & Thrillers 
Price :  $4.99
Release Date :  2016-04-26
Description :  Business has never been better for home stager Caprice De Luca, but her personal life could stand a few renovations. Just when she thought things were getting serious with her boyfriend Grant, his pretty ex-wife swoops into town and nabs his attention. Uncle Dom is living with her parents and desperately needs a new job. And her sister Nikki's catering business is threatened when rival Drew Pierson starts eating away at her share of the market. Things could not possibly get more chaotic when Drew is found&#xa0; bludgeoned to death by one of his grandmother's antique Tiffany lamps--and Nikki is the number one suspect. Now, Caprice must act fast to illuminate the truth and clear her sister's name--before a cold-blooded killer puts her lights out next…<br /><b>Praise for Deadly Décor</b><br /><br />"The perfect combination of animals, a delightful cozy town and a suspenseful mystery." --Cozy Mystery Book Reviews.net

27 The CEO's Unexpected Proposal

Author : Karen Rose Smith
Genre :  Contemporary  Books  Romance 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2012-07-01
Description :  After losing his wife in a tragic accident, successful businessman Dawson Barrett was determined to help his son, Luke, who was dealing with his pain by acting out at school and at home. Luckily, the devoted dad knew just who to call….<br /><br /> As talented as she was beautiful, music therapist Mikala Conti could work miracles. To her, the real miracle was that Dawson—the boy who'd once stirred her teenage heart, then vanished—was back in town. Still, Mikala wasn't sure Dawson was ready to move on. And she certainly didn't believe that one reckless moment of passion could change their lives forever. But it might just be the way to heal three troubled souls searching for a second chance at a forever family.<br />

28 Jake's Bride

Author : Karen Rose Smith
Genre :  Theater  Books  Arts & Entertainment 
Price :  $2.99
Release Date :  2011-07-27
Description :  Search For Love series, Book 2<br />Could Jake ever trust Sara again?<br />Sara Standish knew private investigator Jake Donovan didn't want children. He'd lost his wife and child and his anguish was obvious. With their wedding only days away, she discovered she was pregnant. Should she marry Jake and trap him with a child he might not want? She loved him too much to do that so she called off their wedding and left Los Angeles without telling him about her pregnancy. Now four years later, a letter from her mother helps her realize she made a terrible mistake. Jake deserves to know he has a son.<br />When Sara tells Jake the truth, she sees the sense of betrayal in his eyes. He will never be able to trust her again. But when he asks her to marry him for the sake of their son, she hopes her love can heal them both.<br />Although Jake has hardened his heart against Sara's beauty and gentle nature, he knows he wants to be a father to his son. The only way to do that? Marriage. But he doesn't expect to be caught in the web of loving Sara again. With Christmas near, can they really become a family? Only if he can leave the past behind.<br />Can the traditions of Christmas make Jake whole? No, but maybe love can.<br />(Previously published with Silhouette Books as Shane's Bride.)

29 The Maverick's Holiday Surprise

Author : Karen Rose Smith
Genre :  Contemporary  Books  Romance 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2016-11-01
Description :  Rust Creek Ramblings&#xa0;<br /><br />A WEDDING IN THE WORKS?&#xa0;<br /><br />We here at the Gazette are amazed to report that trust-fund cowboy Hudson Jones may soon be off the market. The boyish billionaire has been spending more time than ever with Bella Stockton, who manages his day-care center. It seems impossible that quiet, reserved Bella would have captured the fancy of such an alluring specimen of manhood.&#xa0;<br /><br />Bella finds it hard to believe herself, and she keeps pushing Hudson away. What are the odds the footloose cowboy will stick around once he finds out she can't have kids? Don't tell Bella, but our sources report Hudson has his heart set on a Christmas proposal. When he finds out the truth, will it still be a holiday to remember?&#xa0;<br /><br />&#xa0;

30 Nathan's Vow

Author : Karen Rose Smith
Genre :  Theater  Books  Arts & Entertainment 
Price :  $2.99
Release Date :  2011-07-27
Description :  Book 1, Search For Love Series<br />When Nathan Bradley's ex-wife disappears with his daughters, he does everything in his power to find them. His private investigator hits a wall and suggests Nathan convince psychic Gillian Moore to help him. At first, Gillian is reluctant. She'd come to L.A. from Indiana to get lost in the crowd...to escape her gift that sometimes seemed more like a burden. As a manicurist, she is learning to relax again and enjoy life. But when Nathan makes his plea and shows her a picture of his girls, she knows she must help him. However, the spark and sizzle between them becomes a fascinating impediment to her progress. Gillian, who was once burnt by a divorced dad, tries to keep her perspective. But Nathan is a force to be reckoned with. Will her gift lead her to love or heartache once again? (Originally published with Silhouette Books as Adam's Vow.)

31 Harlequin Special Edition August 2015 - Box Set 2 of 2

Author : Allison Leigh, Karen Rose Smith & Caro Carson
Genre :  Contemporary  Books  Romance  Western  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $5.99
Release Date :  2015-08-01
Description :  Harlequin® Special Edition brings you three new titles for one great price, available now! These are heartwarming, romantic stories about life, love and family. This Special Edition box set includes:<br /><br />One Night in Weaver…<br />Return to the Double C<br />by Allison Leigh<br />Psychologist Hayley Templeton has always pictured herself with an Ivy League boyfriend, but she can't seem to get sexy security guard Seth Banyon out of her mind. Overwhelmed with work, Hayley turns to Seth for relief in more ways than one. She soon finds there's more heart and passion to this seeming Average Joe than she ever could have imagined.<br /><br />The Cowboy's Secret Baby<br />The Mommy Club<br />by Karen Rose Smith<br />One night with bull rider Ty Conroy gave Marissa Lopez an amazing gift—her son, Jordan. She never expected to see the freewheeling cowboy again, but Ty is back in town after a career-ending injury forced him to start over. Both Marissa and Ty are reluctant to trust one another, but doing so might just lasso them the greatest prize of all—family!<br /><br />Following Doctor's Orders<br />Texas Rescue<br />by Caro Carson<br />Dr. Brooke Brown works tirelessly as an ER doctor. She does her best to ignore too-handsome playboy firefighter Zach Bisho, who threatens her concentration. But not even Brooke can resist, soon succumbing to his charm, and a fling soon turns into love…even as Zach discovers his adorable long-lost daughter. Despite past hurts, Brooke and Zach soon find that there's nowhere they'd rather be than in each other's arms…forever!<br /><br />Look for Harlequin Special Edition's July 2015 Box set 1 of 2, filled with even more stories of life, love and family!<br /><br />Look for 6 compelling new stories every month from Harlequin® Special Edition!

32 Harlequin Special Edition November 2017 Box Set 2 of 2

Author : Karen Rose Smith, Meg Maxwell & Tracy Madison
Genre :  Contemporary  Books  Romance  Holiday 
Price :  $10.99
Release Date :  2017-11-01
Description :  Harlequin® Special Edition brings you three new titles for one great price, available now! These are heartwarming, romantic stories about life, love and family. This Special Edition box set includes:<br /><br />THE MAVERICK’S SNOWBOUND CHRISTMAS<br /><br />Montana Mavericks: The Great Family Roundup<br /><br />by Karen Rose Smith<br /><br />Rancher Eli Dalton believes that visiting vet Hadley Strickland is just the bride he’s been searching for! But can he heal her broken heart in time for the perfect holiday proposal? <br /><br />SANTA’S SEVEN-DAY BABY TUTORIAL<br /><br />Hurley’s Homestyle Kitchen<br /><br />by Meg Maxwell<br /><br />When FBI agent Colt Asher, who’s been left with his baby nephews for ten days before Christmas, needs a nanny, he hires Anna Miller, a young Amish woman on rumspringa trying to decide if she wants to remain in the outside world or return to her Amish community. <br /><br />THEIR CHRISTMAS ANGEL<br /><br />The Colorado Fosters<br /><br />by Tracy Madison<br /><br />When widowed single father Parker Lennox falls for his daughters’ music teacher, he quickly discovers there’s also a baby in the mix—and it isn’t his! To complicate matters further, Nicole survived the same cancer that took his wife. Can Santa deliver Parker and Nicole the family they both want for Christmas this year?

33 Harlequin Special Edition November 2016 Box Set 2 of 2

Author : Karen Rose Smith, Merline Lovelace & Meg Maxwell
Genre :  Contemporary  Books  Romance  Fiction & Literature  Family 
Price :  $10.99
Release Date :  2016-11-01
Description :  Harlequin® Special Edition brings you three new titles for one great price, available now! These are heartwarming, romantic stories about life, love and family. This Special Edition box set includes:<br /><br />THE MAVERICK'S HOLIDAY SURPRISE<br />Montana Mavericks: The Baby Bonanza<br />by Karen Rose Smith<br />Trust-fund cowboy Hudson Jones wants Bella Stockton, but day-care babies and a secret stand in their way. Can Hudson help Bella overcome her intimacy fears—and can Bella convince the roaming cowboy that home for the holidays is the best place to be?<br /><br />CALLIE'S CHRISTMAS WISH <br />Three Coins in the Fountain<br />by Merline Lovelace<br />Callie Langston is not boring! And to prove it, she's going to Rome to work as a counselor to female refugees over Christmas. Security expert Joe Russo learned the hard way how cruel the world can be when his fiancas murdered, and he plans on making sure Callie is protected—always. Even if that means he has to follow her halfway around the globe. But can Callie's thirst for adventure and Joe's protective instincts coexist long enough for her Christmas wish to come true?<br /><br />THE COWBOY'S BIG FAMILY TREE <br />Hurley's Homestyle Kitchen <br />by Meg Maxwell<br />Christmas is coming and rancher Logan Grainger is struggling with the news that another man is his biological father. He recently became guardian to his orphaned nephews and learned that his new nine-year-old stepsister is being fostered by his old flame Clementine Hurley. She wants them to be a family, but can Logan move past the lies to bring them all together under a Christmas tree? <br /><br /> Look for Harlequin Special Edition’s November 2016 Box set 1 of 2, filled with even more stories of life, love and family!<br /><br />Look for 6 compelling new stories every month from Harlequin® Special Edition!<br />

34 The Cowboy's Secret Baby

Author : Karen Rose Smith
Genre :  Contemporary  Books  Romance 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2015-08-01
Description :  It takes two to make a baby…&#xa0;<br /><br />When an injury forces bull rider Ty Conroy home to his family ranch, he comes face-to-face with a big secret. A tiny version of himself. His son. Ty never anticipated being a daddy, but there's no denying the adorable boy. Nor the one amazing night he had with the baby's mom, Marissa Lopez. A night Ty can't forget…&#xa0;<br /><br />…but three to make a family.&#xa0;<br /><br />Moving to Ty's ranch was supposed to be just a temporary move for Marissa and the baby. Instead it's proving to be a temptation for her, and if appearances are to be believed, for Ty as well. But Marissa has to resist, for their son's sake. Because nothing—and no one—can keep a rodeo cowboy in one place. And when he leaves this time, she'll be damned if he takes her heart with him…again.

35 The Baby Trail

Author : Karen Rose Smith
Genre :  Contemporary  Books  Romance 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2011-10-17
Description :  IN THE COLD WYOMING NIGHT, THREE HEARTS WERE WAITING TO BE FOUND…<br /><br />Gwen Langworthy had been abandoned as a child then left at the altar. She had given up on love and marriage and the entire baby-carriage thing.<br /><br />Garrett Maxwell had lost his child and his marriage and now he spent his life reuniting other families.<br /><br />And somewhere a down-on-her-luck new mother was longing for the baby she had been too frightened to keep—and had left on Gwen's doorstep.<br /><br />Three people lost in the world…and one baby to bring them all home again.

36 Expecting the CEO's Baby

Author : Karen Rose Smith
Genre :  Contemporary  Books  Romance 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2012-02-15
Description :  BABY BOND<br /><br />For months Jenna Winton had envisioned another man's features on her precious growing baby. That was before she'd learned about the medical mix-up that brought a powerful stranger to her door demanding his child!<br /><br />From their first meeting, Jenna knew that Blake Winston always got what he wanted. And within weeks she found herself wed to this selfmade CEO who promised their child everything he'd never had and who vowed to resist making their marriage real until she was ready. Perhaps it was the yearning he stirred at a touch or his tender look when he felt their baby kick, but suddenly Blake was consuming her heart and dreams…even when she couldn't be certain of his love….

37 Born in Whitehorn

Author : Karen Rose Smith
Genre :  Contemporary  Books  Romance  Western  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $1.99
Release Date :  2017-04-01
Description :  <i>Revisit a classic Montana Mavericks tale by </i>USA TODAY<i> bestselling author Karen Rose Smith, on its own as an ebook for the first time!</i><br /><br />Dr. Jeremy Winters and Lily Nighthawk shared a night of passion that resulted in Lily's pregnancy. But independent Lily had dreams of her own and disappeared from Jeremy's life, not telling him about the twins. Then one cold winter night, Lily goes into labor on the side of the road and Jeremy comes to her rescue, delivering the twins and discovering to his surprise that he's the father. Wanting to stay in their lives, he offers Leah a marriage of convenience—strictly so they can co‐parent. The hard‐hearted doctor would never deny his babies a daddy this Christmas, but will he give Leah the gift of his love?<br /><br />Originally published in 1999.

38 Wanted: A Real Family

Author : Karen Rose Smith
Genre :  Contemporary  Books  Romance 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2013-08-01
Description :  In the first book of her new miniseries The Mommy Club, Karen Rose Smith introduces readers to down-on-her-luck single mom Sara Stevens—and the sexy photojournalist who just might be her knight in shining armor…&#xa0;<br /><br />Two years ago, Sara helped to heal Jase Cramer's injured body—and his soul. Now, with their home destroyed in a fire, she and her daughter are the ones in need. Accepting Jase's offer to stay at his family vineyard is a temptation the widowed physical therapist can't resist. But can she put the brakes on the sparks flaring between them?&#xa0;<br /><br />Jase never forgot Sara's tender loving care—or the attraction that couldn't go anywhere. Now she's back in his life, awakening feelings that bring back memories of heartache. With the help of Sara's little girl and The Mommy Club, the volunteer group that's transforming their California community, Jase just might be ready for a second shot at love…and the family he always wanted!&#xa0;

39 A Match Made by Baby

Author : Karen Rose Smith
Genre :  Contemporary  Books  Romance 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2014-09-01
Description :  Family in Training?&#xa0;<br /><br />Only an emergency could bring on-call pediatrician Kaitlyn Foster to Adam Preston's house. But the man who opens the door—with a crying infant on his shoulder—is a world away from the globe-trotting bachelor whose kisses still burn in her memory. And he's in desperate need of her baby expertise!&#xa0;<br /><br />Adam can't believe the Mommy Club volunteer is the gorgeous blonde who's been haunting his fantasies for almost a year. The baby doc couldn't have come at a better time. The environmental scientist is used to traveling to remote corners of the world, not acting as stand-in father to his two-month-old niece. But Kaitlyn's already working her magic on both of them. Is Adam finally ready to put down roots with the woman who's carved a permanent place in his heart?

40 Always Her Cowboy

Author : Karen Rose Smith
Genre :  Theater  Books  Arts & Entertainment 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2011-09-27
Description :  ALWAYS HER COWBOY, Search For Love, Book 4<br />Never before published, only in e-book.<br /><br />A sweetly sexy contemporary ranch romance with an old-fashioned flavor but a modern twist. Secondary characters from books 1, 2, and 3 aid in Lucy's search for her sister.<br /><br />"Smith does not shy away from tackling the most challenging of emotional situations, which presents her tales an opportunity for poignancy and healing that has become her trademark." Cynthia Penn, reviewer<br /><br />"For heartwarming, romantic tales of love about realistic people in true to life situations, you can always count on Karen Rose Smith." Jane Bowers, Reviewer Romance Reviews Today<br /><br />Once a doctor, Zack goes on the road with his Harley to leave the past behind and find a future. He lost his wife and unborn son. He couldn't save Kay and the powerlessness was as difficult to deal with as his grief. Growing up on a ranch that his parents later lost, Zack heads for a life that once brought him peace. After selling his practice in LA, he finds temporary jobs on western ranches until the work is finished. Then he moves on. Until he arrives at the Rising Star.<br /><br />Lucy McIntyre's father interviewed Zack over the phone. But he trusted Lucy's instincts and gave her the job of checking the man's references as well as doing a face to face interview. Adopted, always grateful for the family who accepted her no matter what, Lucy never expects the sizzling magnetic pull to Zackary Burke. Almost immediately she realizes he's a complicated man. But she has her own secrets. Because of a riding accident when she was seventeen, she can't have children. And in the middle of Zack's interview she receives an unusual call from the family lawyer. When she drives to his office in Long Brush, she finds a photo of two baby girls. The lawyer believes she has a twin. Lucy is as loyal to her family as they are to her. She doesn't want to hurt them or make them think they haven't given her enough...that they aren't enough. Should she find this sister who might be a twin?<br /><br />Complicating life on the Rising Star, Lucy's brother Marty is drinking too much after a break-up with his girlfriend and Lucy is covering for him. She hopes that soon time will heal his pain. Zack tries to convince her her brother needs help, but Lucy is hoping the situation will resolve itself on its own. She knows Zack is a loner and a drifter and doesn't intend to stay. But they are still drawn together, can't deny their sizzling attraction, and find they can listen to each other with some perspective, even though they don't always agree.<br /><br />The McIntyre family accepts Zack into their fold. At first his heart is hard against emotions he doesn't want to feel. But Lucy begins to change all that...she thaws his heart and leads him to love and emotional healing. Through this healing, Zack realizes exactly what future he wants. Accepting love in his heart helps him save Lucy's brother and find everlasting love.<br />Warning: Consummated love scenes

41 Harlequin Special Edition September 2014 - Bundle 1 of 2

Author : Leanne Banks, Karen Rose Smith & Helen Lacey
Genre :  Contemporary  Books  Romance  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $10.99
Release Date :  2014-09-01
Description :  Harlequin Special Edition brings you three new titles for one great price, available now! These are heartwarming, romantic stories about life, love and family. This Harlequin Special Edition bundle includes Maverick for Hire by Leanne Banks, A Match Made by Baby by Karen Rose Smith and Once Upon a Bride by Helen Lacey.<br /><br />Look for 6 compelling new stories every month from Harlequin Special Edition!

42 A Precious Gift

Author : Karen Rose Smith
Genre :  Romance  Books  Contemporary 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2010-08-01
Description :  On the surface, Brian and Carrie Summers had a fairy-tale marriage. But a crisis threatened their otherwise peaceful union. Carrie had never revealed the dark secrets of her past that had caused her infertility, so exploring the prospects put a strain on their marriage that neither of them had expected. <br /><br /> Brian had had an unhappy childhood and believed he needed a child in order to be truly happy. So when he and Carrie seemed to fight more and more, he wondered whether they were meant to be parents after all. In these tough times, could he see that their love was stronger than any obstacle and that his precious wife was all the family he needed? <br />

43 The Marriage Clause

Author : Takako Hashimoto & Karen Rose Smith
Genre :  Women  Books  Comics & Graphic Novels  Manga  Romance 
Price :  $5.99
Release Date :  2008-11-11
Description :  Gina is hired as the manager of a lodge buried deep in the Alaskan wilderness known for it's intense winters. However, just as she is heading into her first harsh winter, the owner of the lodge suddenly passes away. Clay, a pilot and the owner's son, asks Gina to marry him. Although she learns that he only needs a wife in order to inherit his father's property, she feels a flicker of hope and anticipation burning in her chest....

44 Take a Chance on Me

Author : Karen Rose Smith
Genre :  Contemporary  Books  Romance 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2012-01-17
Description :  WHEN FAMILY MATTERS<br /><br />As a child, Adam Bartlett's not-so-loving adoptive family forced him to erect impenetrable walls around his heart…until blond beauty Leigh Peters came along and started knocking them down. But just when those walls had all but disappeared, Leigh ended their budding relationship, crushing Adam's already fragile heart….<br /><br />Nearly ten years later, Adam's success as a CEO paled in comparison to the news he could potentially save the life of the young half brother he never knew existed. Then Adam learned Nurse Leigh Peters was handling the family's case, and long-buried memories came flooding back. But would Adam risk using this coincidence as the second chance to secure a once-in-a-lifetime passion?

45 Harlequin Special Edition April 2018 Box Set 1 of 2

Author : Karen Rose Smith, Melissa Senate & Jules Bennett
Genre :  Contemporary  Books  Romance 
Price :  $10.99
Release Date :  2018-04-01
Description :  Coming soon! Harlequin Special Edition April 2018 Box Set 1 of 2 by Karen Rose Smith\Melissa Senate\Jules Bennett will be available Apr 01, 2018.

46 Cassidy's Cowboy

Author : Karen Rose Smith
Genre :  Contemporary  Books  Romance 
Price :  $2.99
Release Date :  2011-12-07
Description :  CASSIDY'S COWBOY, Book 6 in KAREN ROSE SMITH'S Search For Love Series<br />Never-before-published novella<br />Cassidy Sullivan has secrets. Her mom died when she was five and she'd never known her dad. A life in foster homes ended up with her on an icy road in a hot-wired car on her way to trouble. An accident and a kind widowed rancher took her in and taught her the meaning of unconditional love. Last year, her twin sister Lucy (from book 4, Search For Love, ALWAYS HER COWBOY) had found her through using psychic Gillian Bradley. Now Cassie wonders if Gillian can help them find their father.<br />Before they can begin, Cassie meets Ben O'Donnell her foreman's nephew. Ben is a wealthy CEO who has brought his daughter to Twin Pines Ranch to help her recover from her mother's abandonment of them both. Since Ben spent summers on Twin Pines under his uncle's watchful eye when he was a kid, he knows the value of ranch life. He's hoping it will bring his daughter Julie some much-needed happiness.<br />Neither Ben nor Cassie count on the immediate and potent attraction between them that goes deeper than chemistry. If Cassie confides her secret to Ben, will he turn away? Even if he doesn't, what kind of future can they have if they live a country apart?<br />The search for a father and true love is a lot to handle at the same time. But Cassidy Sullivan isn't your ordinary cowgirl, and Ben O'Donnell could possibly become CASSIDY'S COWBOY.

47 Everyday Cinderellas

Author : Karen Rose Smith
Genre :  Short Stories  Books  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $0.99
Release Date :  2011-05-14
Description :  Everyday Love short story series, Book 1.<br /><br />Everyday Cinderellas is a collection of short stories about women who are just living their lives, sometimes hurt by the past, unsure love will find them. But it does...unexpectedly. These seven fictional vignettes depict the circumstances of ordinary women who believe they can find the love of their life. These feel-good, short romances spotlight a single mom, a teacher, hometown women, a nurse, and a manicurist who take a chance on the power of bonding with a man who can make them feel like Cinderella!

48 When Mom Meets Dad

Author : Karen Rose Smith
Genre :  Contemporary  Books  Romance 
Price :  $4.99
Release Date :  2012-10-19
Description :  Finding Mr. Right series, Book 3.<br /><br />Alex Woodsides is a single dad who wants the best for his daughter. His daughter Kristy believes her father needs a wife and she needs a mom! When Kristy lets her math grade drop, she suggests Amanda Carson—her best friend's mom who is a third grade teacher—tutor her over the summer. She believes Mrs. Carson is the perfect mom and would make a wonderful wife for her dad.<br /><br />Neither Alex nor Amanda suspect they're being pushed together by two nine-year-old matchmakers until it's too late. Sparks fly when they meet and keep flying as they become involved in each others lives. But Amanda has been burnt in the past by a controlling husband, and Alex gained sole custody of his daughter because her mother walked away. Will Amanda and Alex fall for each other and the parent trap their daughters have set<br /><br />Originally published as Mom Meets Dad, this book has consummated love scenes.

49 EXPECTING THE CEO'S BABY(Harlequin Comics)

Author : Karen Rose Smith
Genre :  Women  Books  Comics & Graphic Novels  Manga 
Price :  $5.99
Release Date :  2016-04-18
Description :  Jenna was supposed to get pregnant by her late husband via artificial insemination⑸ut due to a mishap made by the clinic, the seed of Blake Winston was used instead! A wealthy, independent man, Blake doesn稚 need a wife, but does want a child. The situation quickly escalates and the case almost goes to court. Jenna, facing financial difficulties, gets increasingly flustered, and t

50 Her Sister

Author : Karen Rose Smith
Genre :  Fiction & Literature  Books 
Price :  $0.99
Release Date :  2013-06-10
Description :  Search For Love series, Book 7<br /><br />When Clare Thaddeus' sister was abducted, she was five and her family fell apart. Now, twenty-seven years later, there's a chance Lynnie could still be alive! Divorced parents, a rebellious daughter, and a devoted sister find their lives in turmoil once again. This time, will crisis tear them apart or will forgotten love knit them together once more?



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