New Romance Books for Adults
Hundreds of books are added to the Library's collection each month. Here are the most recent Romance books for adults.
"When Luke Bowman returns to the Amish faith after years of being away from home, he does so with absolute conviction. Those feelings are shaken when he meets Julia Durant, a non-Amish woman who works at his family's furniture-making business. Despite his instincts, Luke is drawn to Julia, and although Julia is still recovering from a brutal assault when she was a college student, she is drawn to Luke as well. As Luke and Julia grow closer, and their fragile friendship grows stronger, Luke wants to be with Julia, but the reason he came home - his faith - is...
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Return to Virgin River
Kaylee Sloan's home in Southern California is full of wonderful memories of the woman who raised her. But the memories are prolonging her grief over her mother's recent death. A successful author, Kaylee hoped she could pour herself into her work. Instead she has terrible writer's block and a looming deadline. Determined to escape distractions and avoid the holiday season, Kaylee borrows a cabin in Virgin River. She knows the isolation will help her writing, and as she drives north through the mountains and the majestic redwoods, she immediately feels inspired. Until she arrives at a building that has just...
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"A desire for absolution brought ex-con Travis Alden to Paradise Peak, Tennessee. But when he finds honest work, along with a keen sense of belonging, he shelves his plan to unburden his guilty secret, instead working to rehabilitate a ranch alongside the very people his transgressions hurt the most. With the chance to create a haven for wildfire refugees, Travis seizes the opportunity to do good, to earn the respect his new boss shows him. Only Travis doesn't count on his feelings for his boss's beautiful niece."--Provided by publisher.
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The Trustworthy One
"Kendra Troyer always knew she would leave Walnut Creek the first chance she got. When she was accepted into design school, she tried her best not to look back at the four siblings she was abandoning, but ahead to Columbus, where she was determined to stay - far away from her abusive home and far away from Nate Miller, the boy she vowed to despise for the rest of her life.Though she suffered through dark times in Columbus, Kendra found her faith in the Lord again, and years later, when she learned one of her good friends had died, she...
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The Way of Love
"In 1879, Faith Kenner is pursuing her dream to become a doctor and use her gift to help the native populations. When she meets Andrew Gratton, an injured riverboat captain, a friendship grows between them--but will secrets and rising tensions prevent them from finding true happiness?"--Provided by publisher.
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"Meet the Society of Sirens--three radical, libertine ladies determined to weaponize their scandalous reputations to fight for justice and the love they deserve ... She's a Rakess on a quest for women's rights ... Seraphina Arden's passions include equality, amorous affairs, and wild, wine-soaked nights. To raise funds for her cause, she's set to publish explosive memoirs exposing the powerful man who ruined her. Her ideals are her purpose, her friends are her family, and her paramours are forbidden to linger in the morning. He's not looking for a summer lover ... Adam Anderson is a wholesome, handsome, widowed Scottish...
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The Brightest Star
"Christmas is more than just a celebration for Lauren Montgomery. For generations, it's been her family's livelihood. Their Christmas shop, Razzle Dazzle Decor, has seen seasonal fads come and go, but there's one trend they can't escape. Online superstores are swallowing their sales, and this Christmas season will need to be their best ever if the store is to stay in business. To help keep the shop afloat, Lauren also has a sideline, writing biographies for business figures. She's thrilled when her literary agent contacts her with a new proposal--before learning that the subject will be none other than John...
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Lost in Oaxaca
"Once a promising young concert pianist, Camille Childs retreated to her mother's Santa Barbara estate after an injury to her hand destroyed her hopes for a musical career. She now leads a solitary life teaching piano, and she has a star student: Graciela, the daughter of her mother's Mexican housekeeper. Camille has been grooming the young Graciela for the career that she herself lost out on, and now Graciela, newly turned eighteen, has just won the grand prize in a piano competition, which means she gets to perform with the LA Philharmonic. Camille is ecstatic; if she can't play herself,...
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Promise at Pebble Creek
"Amish country girl Hannah Lapp lives for adventure--the kind found in favorite novels and the stories she secretly writes. And at her family's popular tourist store, she's fascinated by the different Englischers she meets. Especially when Marcus Jackson comes to town. She's sure there's more to the ex-city boy than his quiet, helpful ways, and she's curious to find out just what it is ... Marcus fled Chicago before his brothers' life of crime ruined his future. He's not sure exactly why God's plan brought him to this quaint little town. Or why his growing friendship with the bubbly, inquisitive...
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The Second Chance Boutique
"Francesca Delaney's wedding gown shop has two necessary rules to guarantee success: 1. Never covet a dress 2. Never sell a dress that led to a doomed marriage. These two rules have helped Francesca build her reputation as a woman with a knack for matching a bride-to-be with the perfect gown. At Fran's shop every gown has its history, and the dresses seem to whisper their secrets to Fran, telling her the perfect match. But Francesca breaks both these rules the day she finds a beautiful 1950s couture floor-length gown. In her desperation to know the dress's background she inadvertently...
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