An irresistible, romantic comedy from award-winning author Beth Kendrick—three wildly different women form an unlikely friendship as they try to decide whether they’d re-do their I Do’s. They’ve had the white dresses and the fancy receptions. So when the news breaks that the pastor who presided over their weddings failed to file a few critical pieces of paper, none of these newlyweds is rushing down to the courthouse to legalize her vows.
Nearlyweds #ad - But now that the honeymoon’s over, stella, Casey, and Erin have each had to face some hard truths about the men they’ve married and the lives they’ve chosen.
In Dog We TrustBerkley #ad - She’s spent her entire life toiling in the tourism industry in Black Dog Bay and never expected to be living the pampered life of a seasonal resident in an ocean side mansion, complete with a generous stipend. But her new role isn’t without its challenges: the dogs although lovable are more high-maintenance than any Hollywood diva, Liam, and she’s confronted at every turn by her late benefactor’s estranged son, the man she wants to marry breaks her heart, who thinks he’s entitled to the inheritance left to the dogs.
In Dog We Trust #ad - Jocelyn has worked too hard to back down without a fight, and she’s determined to keep her new fur family together. As she strives to uphold the “best in Show” standards her pack requires, family, Jocelyn finds love, and forgiveness in the most unexpected places. Allardyce’s pack of pedigreed Labrador retrievers, her world is flipped upside down.
From the author of once upon a Wine, a new novel set in the charming seashore town of Black Dog Bay, Delaware. When everything has gone to the dogs. When jocelyn hillier is named legal guardian for the late Mr.
Once Upon a Wine Black Dog Bay Novel Book 4Berkley #ad - And it turns out, owning a vineyard isn’t all wine and roses. Cammie breyer needs a big glass of cabernet—her restaurant failed and her chef boyfriend left for a hotter kitchen. At ginger’s command, the seaside town where she spent her childhood summers with her aunt and her cousin, Cammie returns to Black Dog Bay, Kat.
While the grapes ripen under the summer sun, Cammie discovers that love, like wine, delicious, is layered, complex, and worth waiting for… . The three women reunite, determined to succeed. There’s only one little problem: None of them knows the first thing about wine making. From the “sharp, sassy, and surprisingly emotional”* author of In Dog We Trust comes a novel set in the charming seaside town of Black Dog Bay, Delaware.
Once Upon a Wine Black Dog Bay Novel Book 4 #ad - . It’s dirt, sweat, and desperation. Just when she thinks she’s hit rock bottom, her Aunt Ginger calls with a surprise. She’s bought a vineyard—in Delaware. Every day brings financial pitfalls, romantic dilemmas, unruly tourists, and second thoughts. But even as they struggle, they cultivate hidden talents and new passions.
Cure for the Common Breakup Black Dog Bay Novel Book 1Berkley #ad - She’s about to break rule number one by considering accepting her boyfriend’s proposal—then disaster strikes and her world is shattered in an instant. Summer heads to Black Dog Bay, where the locals welcome her. But hattie has old scores to settle and a hidden agenda for her newest employee. She probably shouldn’t be kissing him.
Even hattie huntington, richest, and meanest resident, the town’s oldest, likes her enough to give her a job. Welcome to black dog bay, a tiny seaside town in Delaware known as “the best place in America to bounce back from your breakup. Home to the better off bed-and-breakfast, the Eat Your Heart Out bakery, and the Whinery bar, Black Dog Bay offers a haven for the suddenly single.
Cure for the Common Breakup Black Dog Bay Novel Book 1 #ad - Summer finds herself faced with an impossible choice: Leave Black Dog Bay behind forever, or stay with the ones she loves and cost them everything. Then there’s dutch jansen, the rugged, stoic mayor, who’s the opposite of her type. Flight attendant summer benson lives by two rules: Don’t stay with the same man for too long and never stay in one place.
She definitely shouldn’t be falling in love. After a lifetime of globe-trotting, Summer has finally found a home.
Put a Ring On It Black Dog Bay Novel Book 3Berkley #ad - As an insurance actuary, it’s her job to assess risk and avoid bad investments. Brighton knows jake is a bad bet, but she doesn’t care. Until the whirlwind romance gives way to painful reality. And brighton finds out the truth about why a guy like Jake married a girl like her. At midnight, she kisses him.
Put a Ring On It Black Dog Bay Novel Book 3 #ad - After a lifetime of playing it safe, she’s finally having fun. But when her fiancé calls to confess he’s married someone else on a whim “I looked at her and I just knew!”, she snaps. That night, rich, at a local bar, Jake Sorensen—hot, and way out of her league—buys Brighton a cocktail. With her heart on the line and the odds stacked against them, Brighton must decide whether to cut her losses or take a leap of faith that this love affair is one in a million.
The author of once upon a wine returns to the delaware seashore town of Black Dog Bay, where one woman learns to put passion before practicality… Brighton Smith doesn’t do outrageous. Includes a readers guide. And by dawn, they’re exchanging vows at a drive-through chapel.
The Week Before the WeddingBerkley #ad - But as friends and family arrive in picturesque Valentine, Vermont, for her wedding, an uninvited guest shows up. But ryan is no longer the headstrong boy she left behind. He’s now a successful film producer who just happens to be scouting a resort in Valentine with his adorable retriever in tow. After enduring a chaotic childhood, Emily McKellips yearns for a drama-free life, complete with a white picket fence.
The Week Before the Wedding #ad - Her dreams are about to come true: She has a stellar career, a gorgeous house, and a fiancé any woman would die for. Ryan is emily’s first husband from a disastrous starter marriage. Beth kendrick sweeps you off your feet with a captivating tale of how even the best-laid plans can falter at the altar. She thought she had life and love all figured out, but the next seven days might change her mind—and her heart.
They wed on a whim, only to discover that combustible chemistry couldn’t ensure a happily ever after. As the bridesmaids revolt and the mothers of the bride and groom do battle, Emily is surprised to discover new sides of both her ex and her fiancé.
The Pre-Nup: A Novel Bantam DiscoveryBantam Discovery #ad - But seven years and one toddler later, her happily-ever-after has come screeching to a halt. Still, he insisted that they were perfect together and even bankrolled her blossoming business. All you need is love? for the residents of swanky Mayfair Estates, a pre-nup is just another item on the wedding to-do checklist—but three friends get more than they bargained for when they promise to love, cherish.
If he really trusts her, why the clause? and if she’s really trustworthy, why is she objecting?As romance collides with real life, three very different women turn to each other for moral support and insights about how to safeguard their most valuable assets: their hearts. If she can’t save her marriage, she’s determined to save her divorce, and she’s not about to let a lot of legalese stand in her way.
The Pre-Nup: A Novel Bantam Discovery #ad - When jen married Eric, he knew she wasn’t head over heels. If eric leaves, jen will lose everything—including the marriage she values more than she thought. Up-and-coming attorney mara is sure her fiancé has forgiven her for a foolish one-night fling—until he adds a “cheating clause” to the pre-nup she had demanded.
But when jen’s career finally takes off, she realizes that she may lose her husband. And sign on the dotted line. Ellie married her handsome, naive, wealthy Prince Charming when she was young, and willing to sign a one-sided pre-nup in the name of true love.
New Uses For Old Boyfriends Black Dog Bay Novel Book 2Berkley #ad - After growing up in privilege and marrying into money, Lila Alders has gotten used to the good life. She’s desperate for a safe haven, but everything has changed over the past ten years. But when her happily-ever-after implodes, Lila must return to Black Dog Bay, the tiny seaside town where she grew up.
But even as lila finds new purpose for outdated dresses and tries to reunite with her ex, she realizes that sometimes it’s too late for old dreams. She’s lost everything she thought she needed but found something—someone—she desperately wants. It’s up to Lila to take care of everything. But she can barely take care of herself.
New Uses For Old Boyfriends Black Dog Bay Novel Book 2 #ad - The former golden girl of Black Dog Bay struggles to reinvent herself by opening a vintage clothing boutique. A boy she hardly noticed has grown up into a man she can’t forget. And a second chance has never felt so much like first love. Readers guide included. Her family’s fortune is gone—and her mother is in total denial.
Second Time Around: A NovelBantam #ad - . They laugh, reminisce, and commiserate about their soul-sucking jobs. Almost overnight, a bartender, a pastry chef, an event planner, a copywriter, and an administrative assistant reinvent themselves as a novelist, a professor, and a bed-and-breakfast owner. Maybe they should have listened to everyone who warned them to study something “practical.
Second Time Around: A Novel #ad - Then an unexpected windfall arrives—one million dollars, to be exact—with the stipulation that they use it to jump-start their new careers. For anyone who has ever wondered “What if?, romance, ” this engaging novel provides a sweet, funny look at friendship, and second chances. Every summer, four college friends hold a mini-reunion.
But the changes in their professional roles create unexpected turbulence in their personal lives, and soon the secrets and scandals from their past start to resurface.
Fashionably LatePocket Books #ad - She's only got one more chance to chase her dreams and no one -- not her control freak fiancé, not her dramaholic sisters, not her overprotective parents -- will talk her out of it. She's late for her life. Predictable springs a surprise proposal on her, Becca realizes that she's running out of time to turn her life around.
Is becca ready for his all-or-nothing approach to love? With her design business taking off and her family starting to fall apart, she's about to learn the timeliest lesson of all: Love and fashion wait for no woman. Stunned into saying yes when Mr. From a winning voice in fiction -- the author of My Favorite Mistake and Exes and Ohs -- comes a romantic comedy that will have you in stitches.
Fashionably Late #ad - Becca davis has always played it safe -- denying her passion for fashion design in a dead-end job and letting her pragmatic boyfriend mastermind of the "Kevin Bradley Ten-Year Plan" make the tough decisions in life. The reality of the hollywood scene is much harsher than she anticipated -- lots of slamming doors, snooty clients, and double-crossing celebrity stylists -- but she won't give up.
He's right on time. And while she's waiting for her big break, she meets Connor, a sexy risk-taker who's the polar opposite of her ex-fiancé. Terrified but determined, becca breaks off her engagement, moves in with her sister in Los Angeles, and prepares to take the fashion world by storm.
The Lucky Dog Matchmaking ServiceBerkley #ad - From beth kendrick comes a hilarious and heartwarming story about bad dogs and the women who love them… Lara Madigan has a gift. She can help you find your soulmate--your canine soul mate, that is. As a dog trainer with a soft spot for strays, she’s found the perfect home for sulky Shih Tzus, broken-down Border Collies, and diabolical Dalmatians.
But while she’ll always make room for one more rescue mutt, she’s not sure she’s ready to commit to another human being--especially after her long-term boyfriend drops the bomb: He’s not a dog person. Horrified and temporarily homeless, Lara and her furry pack move in with her mother, a wealthy fashionista who forbids even a single drop of drool.
The Lucky Dog Matchmaking Service #ad - . As word gets around the exclusive gated community, Lara is overwhelmed with demands for her services. A model wants personal training for her overweight “flabrador”; an aging socialite preps her pedigreed puppy for dog show domination. If lara can survive the breakup, the outrageous requests of her high-maintenance clientele, and her dogs' systematic destruction of her mother’s McMansion, she might finally find the rescue dog who rescues her in return--by leading her straight to the guy who could be her perfect match.