New Arrivals · Large Print Romance Fiction

June 25, 2016
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Every woman's dream

June 24, 2016
Monroe, Mary, author.
©2016
563 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
As teenagers, Lola Poole and Joan Procter concocted a scheme to escape their boredom and bring in some money: corresponding with lonely, unsuspecting-- and generous-- older men. In return for their "love letters" the teens were rewarded with checks-- until their swindle nearly got them killed. Now Joan is unhappily married, while Lola is done with putting her life on hold for the demands of others. As girls they were looking for money, but as women they have other needs they want satisfied. And thanks to online dating and a parade of lovers, they're getting all the sexy fun they missed out on. It's a downright addictive game. But games can't last forever... and someone has to lose....

Deadly satisfaction

June 24, 2016
Hickman, Trice, author.
©2016
471 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Remarried and happy after the murder of her scandal-ridden husband, Geneva finds rumor and secrets surrounding her once more, threatening to cause another death.

A noble masquerade

June 24, 2016
Hunter, Kristi Ann, author.
©2015
535 pages (large print) ; 23 cm

Just plain Sadie

June 23, 2016
Lillard, Amy, author.
©2016
459 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Everyone in Wells Landing has long expected Sadie Kauffman and Chris Flaud to marry--despite Sadie's telling them differently. While she loves Chris, it is more as a friend than a husband. Yet at twenty-two, the plainest girl in her group, Sadie is also the only one who is still single. Perhaps it's time to be practical and marry Chris--though he still has not asked. But when Sadie meets a kind, handsome Mennonite, it seems her prayers have been answered. With Ezra Hein, Sadie at last feels the joy she nearly gave up on. Unfortunately, others only feel shock that she would consider marrying an outsider. To complicate matters, Chris has finally begun talking to Sadie about their future. Distressed, Sadie will have to search her heart to recognize God's marvelous gifts to her--and find the courage to accept them, challenges and all

Last promise

June 23, 2016
Dunn, Scarlett, author.
©2016
475 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
"The British heiress Mary Ann Hardwicke, the Wild West is the perfect place to make her own life and escape the stifling privilege of an arranged marriage. Hard at work proving her independence, it's little wonder she has no time for handsome cowboy, Luke McBride. No matter that he somehow understands the freedom she so badly needs--how could she trust such a wild spirit, much less find a way to love him? But as their enemies work to separate Mary Ann and Luke, they will take a dangerous gamble on faith to claim an enduring love."--Provided by publisher.

The consequence he must claim

June 22, 2016
Collins, Dani, author.
©2016
285 pages (large print) ; 22 cm
A boss's personal assistant resigns after finding out their secret relationship must end due to his engagement. Later, when he is the victim of a car crash and loses his memory, he is determined to claim his child -- the consequence of that past relationship.

Illicit night with the Greek

June 22, 2016
Carr, Susanna, author.
©2016
286 pages (large print) ; 22 cm
A Greek and his stepsister find they are highly attracted to each other and after years of separation they find themselves at a business meeting, the same feelings rallying around them. One last illicit night should put the affair behind them once and for all-- except Jodie now leaves their island with a secret...

Pregnant with a royal baby!

June 22, 2016
Meier, Susan, author.
©2016
285 pages (large print) ; 22 cm
"Prince Dominic Sancho has always lived up to his family's royal expectations, until one irresistibly spontaneous night with teacher Ginny Jones has dramatic repercussions. She's now carrying the next heir to Xaviera's throne! There's only one solution -- a royal wedding. A marriage of convenience is Ginny's worst nightmare, but agrees to it, for their baby's sake. And as the royal couple jet off on their honeymoon she begins to realise that beneath the royal etiquette Dominic is a daddy -- and a loving husband-- in the making!"--Backcover.

A deal to mend their marriage

June 22, 2016
Douglas, Michelle, author.
©2016
288 pages (large print) ; 22 cm
Antiques dealer Caroline Fielding is married more to her job than she is to dashing Jack Pearce. After five years apart, their relationship should be over--only, when Jack shows up asking for a divorce, the chemistry is as strong as ever. Caro tries to ignore her heart and sign the papers that will let go of Jack. But now her professional reputation is on the line and only her private investigator husband can help her! Working together 24/7 may be emotionally heart-wrenching, but it could also save her job and their marriage ...

Marrying Winterborne

June 22, 2016
Kleypas, Lisa, author.
New York, NY : HarperLuxe, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2016]
528 pages (large print) ; 23 cm

All summer long

June 21, 2016
Frank, Dorothea Benton, author.
New York, NY : HarperLuxe, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2016]
501 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
This is a story of people whose lives are changing, a southern gentleman returning home to lead a more peaceful life and his talented New York wife who is not quite sure she is ready to make the transition. They are moving north to south, fast pace versus slow pace, downsizing. And while they are doing this, they are getting glimpses into other people's lives over the course of a summer, holidays that will amuse, shock and transform them.

Amish sweethearts

June 20, 2016
Gould, Leslie, 1962- author.
Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2016.
479 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Originally published: Minneapolis, Minn. : Bethany House, 2016.
"Zane Beck and his Amish neighbor, Lila Lehman, have been best friends for years. When her father arranges for Lila to court an upstanding young Amish man, Zane impulsively enlists in the Army, following in his father's footsteps. With the gap between their worlds increasing, they both secretly long for a life together"-- Provided by publisher.

Cold shot

June 20, 2016
Pettrey, Dani, author.
Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2016.
359 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Originally published: Minneapolis, Minn. : Bethany House, 2016.
"Three friends--a former SWAT-team sniper turned park ranger, an FBI agent, and a crime scene analyst--are reunited and join with a beautiful forensic anthropologist to identify skeletal remains uncovered near Little Round Top in Gettysburg National Military Park and become targets themselves"-- Provided by publisher.

The goodbye bride

June 20, 2016
Hunter, Denise, 1968- author.
©2016
367 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Originally published: Nashville, Tenn. : Thomas Nelson, 2016.
Includes reader's guide.
"Following a concussion, Lucy Lovett can't remember the last seven months--leaving her fiancé Zac Callahan weeks before their wedding with no explanation, moving to Portland, Maine, and getting engaged to another man. Now back in Summer Harbor--vulnerable, homeless, and still in love with him-- she needs his help putting the pieces together"-- Provided by publisher.

An unbroken heart

June 20, 2016
Fuller, Kathleen, author.
©2016
351 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Originally published: Nashville, Tenn. : Thomas Nelson, 2016.
Includes reader's guide and glossary.
"After an accident takes the lives of her parents and leaves Joanna Schrock injured, she must overcome her grief in order to open her heart to healing, forgiveness, and love"-- Provided by publisher.

You're the one that I want

June 20, 2016
Warren, Susan May, 1966- author.
Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2016.
431 pages (large print) : map ; 23 cm.
Originally published: Carol Stream, Ill. : Tyndale House Publishers, 2016.
"Owen Christiansen has been in a downward spiral since an injury ended his NHL career. But a job on an Alaskan crabbing boat offers a fresh start ... maybe even a shot at romance with Elise 'Scotty' McFlynn, the captain's daughter"-- Provided by publisher.

A lowcountry wedding

June 16, 2016
Monroe, Mary Alice, author.
Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2016.
520 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.
Originally published: New York : Gallery Books, 2016.
Includes reader's guide and recipes.
"Nothing could be more enchanting than a summer wedding--or two!--in Charleston's fabled lowcountry. Yet when a stranger arrives, a long held family secret could silence the bells ringing for the Muir sisters"-- Provided by publisher.

Anything for you

June 16, 2016
Higgins, Kristan, author.
Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2016.
479 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.
Originally published: Harlequin Books, 2016.
"Connor O'Rourke is ready to get married, but his on-again, off-again girlfriend Jessica Dunn doesn't think marriage is for her. If she won't marry him, Connor intends to find someone who will. But it's hard to walk away from the only woman he's ever loved. And maybe Jessica isn't quite as sure as she thinks"-- Provided by publisher.

Lightning lingers

June 16, 2016
Freethy, Barbara, author.
©2016
383 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.
Originally published: Fog City Publishing, 2016.
"Dr. Katherine Barrett turns to her former high school sweetheart to fly her to a remote, dangerous part of Mexico seeking her brother who is fleeing from a killer. Their adventure will lead them into the heart of a lightning storm that will change the way they look at their families, the world, and each other"-- Provided by publisher.

Not always a saint

June 16, 2016
Putney, Mary Jo, author.
©2015
366 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.
Sequel to: Not quite a wife.
Originally published: New York : Kensington, 2015.
Medical student and saint-like Daniel Herbert becomes attracted to the Black Widow, Jessie Kelham, but if he recognizes her the demons of her past will surely erupt. Yet they cannot keep apart, and soon they are drawn into a union that may bring joy-- or shattering danger.

Rustler's moon

June 16, 2016
Thomas, Jodi, author.
©2016
391 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.
Originally published: Harlequin, 2016.
Three strangers caught at life's crossroads.... Wilkes Wagner used to dream of leaving this small Texas town, but now Devil's Fork Ranch is all he has. Angela Harold has been running since her father's funeral; she doesn't know what she's running from, she just knows she's in danger's path. Lauren Brigman finally has freedom at her fingertips, but one life-altering decision may cost her the man she loves.

Toss the bouquet : three spring love stories

June 15, 2016
©2015
439 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
All dressed up in love / Ruth Logan Herne -- In tune with love / Amy Matayo -- Never a bridesmaid / Janice Thompson.

Messenger by moonlight

June 13, 2016
Whitson, Stephanie Grace, author.
©2016
483 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.

Don't you cry

June 10, 2016
Kubica, Mary, author.
©2016
473 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
"In downtown Chicago, a young woman named Esther Vaughan disappears from her apartment without a trace. A haunting letter addressed to My Dearest is the only clue, leaving her friend and roommate Quinn to wonder, who is Esther really? And where did she go? Meanwhile, in a small lake town an hour outside of the city, a mysterious woman appears in the quiet coffee shop where eighteen-year-old Alex Gallo works as a dish washer. He is immediately drawn to her, but what starts as an innocent crush quickly spirals into something deeper and darker. As Quinn searches for answers about Esther and Alex is drawn further under Pearl's spell, master of suspense Mary Kubica takes readers on a taut and twisted thrill ride that builds to a stunning conclusion and shows that no matter how fast and far we run, the past always catches up" -- Provided by publisher.

Bliss and the art of forever

June 7, 2016
Kent, Alison, author.
Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2016.
463 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.
Originally published: Amazon Publishing, 2015.
"Two years after her husband's death, kindergarten teacher Brooklyn Harvey is leaving Hope Springs for her in-laws' vineyard in Italy--with no plans of coming back. That is, until she meets a disarmingly sexy biker-turned-chocolatier who just might give her all the right reasons to stay"-- Provided by publisher.

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