New Release Books by Susan Mallery

Susan Mallery is the author of The Boardwalk Bookshop (2022), The Summer Getaway (2022), Summer Nights (2022), A Fool's Gold Christmas (2021) and other 496 books.

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The Boardwalk Bookshop

release date: May 31, 2022
The Boardwalk Bookshop
"A book begging to be read on the beach, with the sun warming the sand and salt in the air: pure escapism."—Kirkus From #1 New York Times bestselling author Susan Mallery—a story of friends who become family, giving each other courage to start over… When fate brings three strangers to a charming space for lease on the California coast, the Boardwalk Bookshop is born. Part bookstore, part gift shop, part bakery, it''s a dream come true for Bree, Mikki and Ashley. But while their business is thriving, their personal lives are…not. Bree, wounded by brilliant but cold parents and her late husband''s ultimate betrayal, has sworn to protect her heart at all costs. Even from Ashley''s brother, a writer and adventurer who has inspired millions. He''s the first man to see past Bree''s barricades to her true self, which terrifies her. Mikki has this divorce thing all figured out—somehow, she''s stayed friends with her ex and her in-laws…until a new man changes how everyone looks at her, and how she sees herself. Meanwhile, Ashley discovers that the love of her life never intends to marry. Can she live without being a wife if it means she can have everything else she''s ever wanted? At sunset every Friday on the beach in front of the Boardwalk Bookshop, the three friends share a champagne toast. As their bond grows closer, they challenge one another to become the best versions of themselves in this heartachingly beautiful story of friendship, sisterhood and the transformative power of love.

The Summer Getaway

release date: Mar 15, 2022
The Summer Getaway
One woman takes the vacation of a lifetime in this poignant and heartwarming story about the threads that hold a family together from #1 New York Times bestselling author Susan Mallery. Single mom Robyn Caldwell needs a new plan for her future. She has always put her family first. Now, with her kids grown, she yearns for a change. But what can she do when her daughter has become the most demanding bride ever, her son won’t even consider college, her best friend is on the brink of marital disaster and her ex is making a monumentally bad decision that could ruin everything? Take a vacation, of course. Press reset. When her great-aunt Lillian invites her to Santa Barbara for the summer, Robyn hops on the first plane to sunny California. But it’s hard to get away when you’re the heart of the family. One by one, everyone she loves follows her across the country. Somehow, their baggage doesn’t feel as heavy in the sun-drenched, mishmash mansion. The more time Robyn spends with free-spirited Lillian, the more possibilities she sees—for dreams, love, family. She can have everything she ever wanted, if only she can muster the courage to take a chance on herself.

Summer Nights

release date: Mar 07, 2022
Summer Nights
#1 New York Times bestselling author Susan Mallery welcomes you back to Fool’s Gold, California for a fan-favorite story between a rancher and small-town librarian who prove opposites do attract! Horse whisperer Shane Stryker is done with passion. This time around, he''s determined to meet someone interested in the quiet ranch life. And the fiery, pint-size redhead who dazzles him at the local bar definitely does not fit the bill. Small-town librarian Annabelle Weiss has always seen herself as more of a sweetheart than a siren, so she can''t understand why Shane keeps pushing her away. Shane has formed the totally wrong impression of her but only he can help her with a special event for the next Fool''s Gold festival. And maybe while he''s at it, she can convince him to teach her a few things about kissing on hot summer nights, too… Previously published. Read more in the Fool’s Gold series: Book 1: Chasing Perfect Book 2: Almost Perfect Book 3: Finding Perfect Book 4: Only Mine Book 5: Only Yours Book 6: Only His Book 7: Summer Days Book 8: Summer Nights Book 9: All Summer Long Book 10: A Fool’s Gold Christmas And even more books available in the Fool’s Gold series!

A Fool's Gold Christmas

release date: Nov 15, 2021
A Fool's Gold Christmas
#1 New York Times bestselling author Susan Mallery welcomes you back to Fool’s Gold, California for a classic heartwarming tale for the holidays! The cheer in Fool''s Gold, California, is bringing out the humbug in dancer Evie Stryker. An injury has forced her to return home to her estranged family. So she won''t add to the awkward scenario by falling for the charms of her brother''s best friend, no matter how tempting he is. When she''s recruited to stage the winter festival, she vows to do as promised, then move on, anywhere but here. Jaded lawyer Dante Jefferson is getting used to the town he now calls home, but the pounding of little dancers'' feet above his office is more than he can take. When he confronts their gorgeous teacher, he''s unprepared for their searing attraction. Evie is his best friend''s sister—off-limits unless he''s willing to risk his heart. Dante has always believed that love is dangerous, but that was before he had to reckon with the magic of a certain small town, where miracles do seem to happen…. Previously published. Read more in the Fool’s Gold series: Book 1: Chasing Perfect Book 2: Almost Perfect Book 3: Finding Perfect Book 4: Only Mine Book 5: Only Yours Book 6: Only His Book 7: Summer Days Book 8: Summer Nights Book 9: All Summer Long Book 10: A Fool’s Gold Christmas And even more books available in the Fool’s Gold series!

The Christmas Wedding Guest

release date: Sep 28, 2021
The Christmas Wedding Guest
“This two-in-one romance starts a new series that Mallery’s many fans will devour like a Christmas cookie.”—Booklist Susan Mallery, author of the Fool’s Gold romances, cheerfully invites you to Wishing Tree, where Christmas comes to life… The Somerville sisters believe in love, but they’ve lost faith it will happen for them. Reggie hasn’t been home since the end of the world’s shortest engagement. When her parents decide to renew their vows, she buffs up her twinkle to help with the Christmas wedding. Unexpectedly, Toby, her first love, is back too, and the spark between them shines as brightly as ever. In the spirit of the season, will they let go of past hurts and greet the New Year together? Done waiting for the one, Dena is pregnant and on her own—on purpose. But then a gorgeous, sad-eyed songwriter checks in to a room at her inn. Micah, unable to write since he lost his wife, finds inspiration in Dena’s determination to be a mom. One snowflake-speckled kiss and he’s a goner. But Dena is afraid to believe that a rock star could fall for a cookie-cutter small-town girl like her. As the Christmas wedding draws closer, these two sisters just might unwrap the most treasured gift of all—love. Don''t miss The Summer Getaway by Susan Mallery where one woman discovers the beauty in chaos in a poignant and heartwarming story about the threads that hold family together.

Summer Days

release date: Sep 13, 2021
Summer Days
Welcome back to Fool’s Gold, California where summer love between two foes just may last a lifetime from New York Times bestselling author Susan Mallery! Locked in an unexpected land dispute, Rafe Stryker is trapped in the one place he vowed never to return to—the Castle Ranch in Fool''s Gold, California. He made millions facing ruthless adversaries in the boardroom, but nothing could''ve prepared him to go head-to-head against stubborn, beautiful Heidi Simpson. No one is more surprised than Rafe to discover that he''s finding Heidi—and life as a cowboy—much more compelling than he wants to admit. For Heidi, the Castle Ranch is the home she''s always wanted. After a life on the road, the vivacious blonde has finally put down roots. She won''t give that up without a fight, not even for a man whose late-night kisses make her yearn to be a little less…wholesome. Previously published. Read more in the Fool’s Gold series: Book 1: Chasing Perfect Book 2: Almost Perfect Book 3: Finding Perfect Book 4: Only Mine Book 5: Only Yours Book 6: Only His Book 7: Summer Days Book 8: Summer Nights Book 9: All Summer Long Book 10: A Fool’s Gold Christmas And even more books available in the Fool’s Gold series!

Say You'll Stay

release date: Jul 01, 2021
Say You'll Stay
Welcome to Wishing Tree, where the magic of Christmas in July will bring you home in this heartwarming story by #1 New York Times bestselling author Susan Mallery. Some heartbreaks hit harder than others. For Shaye Harper, the last one was so bad she swore off men for good. Wishing Tree, Washington, was supposed to be a pit stop on the road to a fresh start, but Shaye is swiftly drawn in by the quirky small town’s celebrations—and a handsome stranger she can’t resist. After deployments around the world, army vet Lawson Easley knows there’s no place better than his hometown. And he’s determined to stay right here, forever. Too bad the first woman who feels like “the one” is just passing through. The more time he spends with Shaye, the more he knows that she’s the piece his heart’s been missing. Swept up by the joyful summer festivities and Lawson’s obvious affection, Shaye starts to feel she belongs. Here, with him. She never meant to end up in Wishing Tree. Then again, she never meant to fall in love…

THE MILLIONAIRE BACHELOR 2

release date: Jul 01, 2021
THE MILLIONAIRE BACHELOR 2
A once timid girl has become a confident businesswoman. All to win the heart of a man who refuses love… After a fire at her office, Cathy begins living at her client Stone’s mansion and starts working as his secretary. She hopes working hard for Stone will create a chance for them to become more intimate, but although they are obviously attracted to each other, Stone just doesn’t seem the type to fall in love. Will Stone ever return Cathy’s affections and see her as the confident woman she has become, rather than the timid, self-conscious girl he first met?

THE MILLIONAIRE BACHELOR 1

release date: Jul 01, 2021
THE MILLIONAIRE BACHELOR 1
Every night, I become a different person once my phone rings… It’s a daily ritual for Cathy Eldridge, a phone operator, to talk to reclusive millionaire Stone Ward. Every night, Cathy presents herself as a confident, glamorous, well-traveled woman, but in reality she thinks of herself as boring, a little shy, and she barely gets paid enough to travel! After two years of chatting, Stone and Cathy have struck up a friendship, but one night during their call, Cathy’s office catches on fire and a sudden explosion cuts the phone line, prompting Stone to hurry to her rescue…

The Stepsisters

release date: May 25, 2021
The Stepsisters
#1 New York Times bestselling author Susan Mallery pens a love story of a different sort…a heartfelt tale of friendship between two women who used to be sisters. Once upon a time, when her dad married Sage’s mom, Daisy was thrilled to get a bright and shiny new sister. But Sage was beautiful and popular, everything Daisy was not, and she made sure Daisy knew it. Sage didn’t have Daisy’s smarts—she had to go back a grade to enroll in the fancy rich-kid school. So she used her popularity as a weapon, putting Daisy down to elevate herself. After the divorce, the stepsisters’ rivalry continued until the final, improbable straw: Daisy married Sage’s first love, and Sage fled California. Eighteen years, two kids and one troubled marriage later, Daisy never expects—or wants—to see Sage again. But when the little sister they have in common needs them both, they put aside their differences to care for Cassidy. As long-buried truths are revealed, no one is more surprised than they when friendship blossoms. Their fragile truce is threatened by one careless act that could have devastating consequences. They could turn their backs on each other again…or they could learn to forgive once and for all and finally become true sisters of the heart. Don''t miss The Summer Getaway by Susan Mallery where one woman discovers the beauty in chaos in a poignant and heartwarming story about the threads that hold family together.

Before Summer Ends

release date: Apr 27, 2021
Before Summer Ends
Susan Mallery, #1 New York Times bestselling author, delivers a charming, uplifting story about second chances and found families. A long, hot summer with her secret crush... What could possibly go wrong? Nissa Lang knows Desmond Stilling is out of her league. He’s a CEO, she’s a teacher. He’s gorgeous, she’s...not. So when her house-sitting gig falls through and Desmond offers her a place to stay for the summer, she vows not to reveal how she’s felt about him since their first—and only—kiss. Desmond should’ve known better than to bring temptation into his house. He decided long ago that his best friend’s sister was too sweet, too good, for him. She deserves a guy who can give his heart. For her sake, he’s stayed away. But as her laughter breathes life into his lonely mansion, he’s not sure how long he’ll be able to resist. From Harlequin Special Edition: Believe in love. Overcome obstacles. Find happiness.

Before Summer Ends & A Little Bit Pregnant

release date: Apr 27, 2021
Before Summer Ends & A Little Bit Pregnant
A long, hot summer with her secret crush… What could possibly go wrong? Nissa Lang knows Desmond Stilling is out of her league. He’s a CEO, she’s a teacher. He’s gorgeous, she’s…not. So when her house-sitting gig falls through and Desmond offers her a place to stay for the summer, she vows not to reveal how she’s felt about him since their first—and only—kiss. Desmond should’ve known better than to bring temptation into his house. He decided long ago that his best friend’s sister was too sweet, too good, for him. She deserves a guy who can give his heart. For her sake, he’s stayed away. But as her laughter breathes life into his lonely mansion, he’s not sure how long he’ll be able to resist. With a bonus story, A Little Bit Pregnant, originally published in 2003! After acting on her crush on her boss Zane Rankin, Nicki Beauman ends up pregnant! She’s willing to make things work with Zane, but his tragic past makes it difficult for him to open up—and when his overbearing protectiveness threatens her independence, Nicki will have to make hard choices. New York Times Bestselling Author

The Vineyard at Painted Moon

release date: Feb 09, 2021
The Vineyard at Painted Moon
"In true Susan Mallery fashion, strong female characters, friendship, and family are at the center of THE VINEYARD AT PAINTED MOON. You''re sure to laugh and cry along the journey and delight in the happy ending."—Robyn Carr, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Virgin River “The Vineyard at Painted Moon feels like a story about courage—about making hard choices so that you can live an authentic life.”—Katherine Center, New York Times bestselling author of What You Wish For Step into the vineyard with Susan Mallery’s most irresistible novel yet, as one woman searches for the perfect blend of love, family and wine. Mackenzie Dienes seems to have it all—a beautiful home, close friends and a successful career as an elite winemaker with the family winery. There’s just one problem—it’s not her family, it’s her husband’s. In fact, everything in her life is tied to him—his mother is the closest thing to a mom that she’s ever had, their home is on the family compound, his sister is her best friend. So when she and her husband admit their marriage is over, her pain goes beyond heartbreak. She’s on the brink of losing everything. Her job, her home, her friends and, worst of all, her family. Staying is an option. She can continue to work at the winery, be friends with her mother-in-law, hug her nieces and nephews—but as an employee, nothing more. Or she can surrender every piece of her heart in order to build a legacy of her own. If she can dare to let go of the life she thought she wanted, she might discover something even more beautiful waiting for her beneath a painted moon. Don''t miss The Summer Getaway by Susan Mallery where one woman discovers the beauty in chaos in a poignant and heartwarming story about the threads that hold family together.

Only Yours

release date: Jan 11, 2021
Only Yours
Welcome back to Fool’s Gold, California where man’s best friend might just be man’s best matchmaker in this irresistible book from New York Times bestselling author Susan Mallery! Previously published. Montana Hendrix has found her calling—working with therapy dogs. With a career she loves in a hometown she adores, she’s finally ready to look for her own happily ever after. Could one of her dogs help her find Mr. Right…or maybe Dr. Right? Surgeon Simon Bradley prefers the sterility of the hospital to the messiness of real life, especially when real life includes an accident-prone mutt and a woman whose kisses make him want what he knows he can’t have. Scarred since childhood, he avoids emotional entanglement by moving from place to place to heal children who need his skillful touch. Can his growing feelings for Montana lead him to find a home in Fool’s Gold, or will he walk away, taking her broken heart with him? Read more in the Fool’s Gold series: Book 1: Chasing Perfect Book 2: Almost Perfect Book 3: Finding Perfect Book 4: Only Mine Book 5: Only Yours Book 6: Only His Book 7: Summer Days Book 8: Summer Nights Book 9: All Summer Long Book 10: A Fool’s Gold Christmas And even more books available in the Fool’s Gold series!

The Christmas Wedding Guest/the Christmas Wedding Guest/Say You'll

release date: Dec 01, 2021
The Christmas Wedding Guest/the Christmas Wedding Guest/Say You'll
The Christmas Wedding Guest The Somerville sisters believe in love, but they''ve lost faith it will happen for them. Reggie hasn''t been home since the end of the world''s shortest engagement. When her parents decide to renew their vows, she buffs up her twinkle to help with the Christmas wedding. Unexpectedly, Toby, her first love, is back too, and the spark between them shines as brightly as ever. In the spirit of the season, will they let go of past hurts and greet the New Year together? Done waiting for the one, Dena is pregnant and on her own -- on purpose. But then a gorgeous, sad-eyed songwriter checks into a room at her inn. Micah, unable to write since he lost his wife, finds inspiration in Dena''s determination to be a mum. One snowflake-speckled kiss and he''s a goner. But Dena is afraid to believe that a rock star could fall for a cookie-cutter small-town girl like her. As the Christmas wedding draws closer, these two sisters just might unwrap the most treasured gift of all -- love. Say You''ll Stay Some heartbreaks hit harder than others. For Shaye Harper, the last one was so bad she swore off men for good. Wishing Tree, Washington was supposed to be a pit stop on the road to a fresh start, but Shaye is swiftly drawn in by the quirky small town''s celebrations -- and a handsome stranger she can''t resist. After deployments around the world, army vet Lawson Easley knows there''s no place better than his hometown. And he''s determined to stay right here, forever. Too bad the first woman who feels like ''the one'' is just passing through. The more time he spends with Shaye, the more he knows that she''s the piece his heart''s been missing. Swept up by the joyful summer festivities and Lawson''s obvious affection, Shaye starts to feel she belongs. Here, with him. She never meant to end up in Wishing Tree. Then again, she never meant to fall in love...

Only Mine

release date: Dec 21, 2020
Only Mine
Return to Fool’s Gold, California where finding true love is no game in this fan-favorite story from New York Times bestselling author Susan Mallery! Her town’s lack of men may make headlines, but it isn’t news to Dakota Hendrix. The beautiful blonde has bigger problems to deal with, such as overseeing the romance reality competition filming in Fool’s Gold. Screening eligible bachelors is a difficult enough task, but Dakota hits an unexpected snag when a sexy stranger comes to town. Finn Anderssen will do anything to keep his twin brothers—the perfect contestants—off the show. Despite Dakota’s better judgment, she finds herself drawn to the mysterious outsider. Like her, Finn knows about heartbreak and how a family can fall apart, so she doesn’t dare to hope for anything more than a fling. After all, even in the Land of Happy Endings, finding true love is never as easy as it looks on TV. Previously published. Read more in the Fool’s Gold series: Book 1: Chasing Perfect Book 2: Almost Perfect Book 3: Finding Perfect Book 4: Only Mine Book 5: Only Yours Book 6: Only His Book 7: Summer Days Book 8: Summer Nights Book 9: All Summer Long Book 10: A Fool’s Gold Christmas And even more books available in the Fool’s Gold series!

Holiday in Fool's Gold/Only Us

release date: Oct 13, 2021
Holiday in Fool's Gold/Only Us
Spend the holidays than with No.1 New York Times bestselling author Susan Mallery in the town of Fool’s Gold, where wishes come true! Only Us Pet groomer Carina Fiore wants nothing more than to confess her feelings to the man she loves. She’s fallen for veterinarian Cameron McKenzie’s good looks, caring nature and especially his devotion to his young daughter. For months Cameron’s pushed away all thoughts of taking Rina in his arms and kissing her, unwilling to risk their friendship. But when a kiss under the mistletoe unlocks the simmering passion between them, Rina and Cameron may just find love for the holidays after all… Yours for Christmas Famous former NFL stars don’t date single working mums like Bailey Voss. She’ll allow herself to daydream about Kenny Scott’s muscles and killer smile, but wanting more would lead to post-holiday regret. Then Kenny volunteers to run a toy drive with Bailey, and she learns that he’s not just hot…he’s also generous, funny, nice. And as festive spirit spreads, Kenny gets wrapped up in Bailey’s kisses — and decides to make this the first of many Christmases together…

Finding Perfect

release date: Nov 16, 2020
Finding Perfect
Return to Fool’s Gold, California with the 3rd book in this fan-favorite series from New York Times bestselling author Susan Mallery! When Pia O’Brian’s best friend dies, Pia expects to inherit her cherished cat. Instead, the woman leaves Pia three frozen embryos. With a disastrous track record in the romance department and the parenting skills of a hamster, Pia doesn’t think she’s meant for motherhood. But determined to do the right thing, Pia decides to become a single mother. Only to meet a gorgeous, sexy hunk the very same day. A former foster-care kid now rich beyond his wildest dreams, Raoul Moreno runs a camp for needy children in Fool’s Gold, California. After his last relationship, Raoul thought he was done with women and commitment. Still, he can’t get sweet, sexy Pia out of his mind—and proposes a crazy plan. But can such an unconventional beginning really result in the perfect ending? Previously published. Read more in the Fool’s Gold series: Book 1: Chasing Perfect Book 2: Almost Perfect Book 3: Finding Perfect Book 4: Only Mine Book 5: Only Yours Book 6: Only His Book 7: Summer Days Book 8: Summer Nights Book 9: All Summer Long Book 10: A Fool’s Gold Christmas And even more books available in the Fool’s Gold series!

Almost Perfect

release date: Nov 02, 2020
Almost Perfect
Anything can happen in Fool’s Gold, California, including a second chance at first love this classic story from New York Times bestselling author Susan Mallery! Back in high school, Liz Sutton was the girl from the wrong side of the tracks. Then she’d stolen the heart of the most popular boy in town, and their secret romance helped her through the worst of times. Until Ethan Hendrix betrayed her and everything they’d ever meant to each other. Devastated and pregnant, Liz left Fool’s Gold, California—forever, she thought…. Now Liz must return to town and face the man who doesn’t know of their son’s existence. And this time she won’t have the option of making a quick getaway. Ethan and Liz can’t deny their passionate attraction, even after all these years. But will their desire be enough to spark a second chance at love? Previously published. Read more in the Fool’s Gold series: Book 1: Chasing Perfect Book 2: Almost Perfect Book 3: Finding Perfect Book 4: Only Mine Book 5: Only Yours Book 6: Only His Book 7: Summer Days Book 8: Summer Nights Book 9: All Summer Long Book 10: A Fool’s Gold Christmas And even more books available in the Fool’s Gold series!

THE SHEIK'S KIDNAPPED BRIDE

release date: Oct 06, 2020
THE SHEIK'S KIDNAPPED BRIDE
They might be from different worlds, but the attraction is undeniable… Swept away by the passionate Prince Khalil Khan, Dora Nelson can hardly believe her new fairy-tale life as princess of El Bahar. Until she uncovers Khalil’s real reasons for marrying her… But somehow, she can’t seem to control her feelings for him, and she certainly can’t deny the sparks that fly between them. And unless Dora and Khalil agree to meet halfway, their fiery marriage threatens to consume them both.

Happily This Christmas

release date: Sep 29, 2020
Happily This Christmas
Susan Mallery, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Fool’s Gold romances, proves there’s no place like Happily Inc for the holidays… There’s no place like Happily Inc for the holidays… Wynn Beauchene has a thriving business, a great kid and a mildly embarrassing crush on the guy next door—local cop Garrick McCabe. She’s a strong, independent woman who can’t help dreaming what-if about a man she barely knows. Until he needs her help… Garrick’s pregnant daughter will be home for Christmas, and his house needs a woman’s touch. Garrick and his little girl were tight once and he’s hoping a small-town Christmas will bring her back to him. But thawing his daughter’s frosty attitude will take more than a few twinkle lights. Maybe sharing the holiday with Wynn and her son will remind her of the joy of family. As the season works its magic on these wounded souls, Wynn realizes it’s time to stop punishing herself for a painful secret, while Garrick remains haunted by the ghosts of past mistakes. Will he allow Wynn to open the only gift she truly wants—his heart? Don''t miss The Summer Getaway by Susan Mallery where one woman discovers the beauty in chaos in a poignant and heartwarming story about the threads that hold family together. Read more in the reader-favorite Happily Inc series: Book 1: You Say It First Book 2: Second Chance Girl Book 3: Why Not Tonight Book 4: Not Quite Over You Book 5: Meant to Be Yours Book 6: Happily This Christmas

The Friendship List

release date: Aug 04, 2020
The Friendship List
AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “THE FRIENDSHIP LIST is a must. Susan Mallery is at the top of her game.”—Fresh Fiction “Mallery beautifully illustrates the power of female friendship and the importance of reaching for one’s dreams. This irresistible, heartfelt story will appeal to romance readers and women’s fiction fans alike.”—Publishers Weekly “The Friendship List is a sassy, sensuous tale about two women who discover their femininity for the first time.” —New York Journal of Books “Best Book of August 2020.”—CNN.com A witty, heartfelt and irresistible story about two best friends determined to help one another shake things up and live life to the fullest in a summer that will change them forever. Susan Mallery, #1 New York Times bestselling author of California Girls and Sisters by Choice, has delivered the perfect escape about the power of female friendship and the importance of making your dreams come true. Single mom Ellen Fox couldn’t be more content—until she overhears her son saying he can’t go to his dream college because she needs him too much. If she wants him to live his best life, she has to convince him she’s living hers. So Unity Leandre, her best friend since forever, creates a list of challenges to push Ellen out of her comfort zone. Unity will complete the list, too, but not because she needs to change. What’s wrong with a thirtysomething widow still sleeping in her late husband’s childhood bed? The Friendship List begins as a way to make others believe they’re just fine. But somewhere between “wear three-inch heels” and “have sex with a gorgeous guy,” Ellen and Unity discover that life is meant to be lived with joy and abandon, in a story filled with humor, heartache and regrettable tattoos. Don''t miss The Summer Getaway by Susan Mallery where one woman discovers the beauty in chaos in a poignant and heartwarming story about the threads that hold family together.

A Fool's Gold Wedding

release date: Jul 21, 2020
A Fool's Gold Wedding
Sparks fly when the sister of the bride meets the brother of the groom in this brand-new Fool’s Gold love story…Abby Hendrix would do anything to help with her beloved sister’s wedding, even play tour guide to the off-puttingly brilliant—and unexpectedly gorgeous—brother of the groom. She’s a small-town schoolteacher; he’s a gifted surgeon. Nothing intimidating about that! She’ll just ask him to help her plan a top secret surprise for the wedding. No pressure. Joaquin Kincaid has always been book-smart and people-awkward, and Abby’s sweet and social nature triggers an unexpected yearning inside him. His whole life, he’s been an outsider, while she’s so popular she’s able to convince an entire town to go along with her wild ideas. For the first time ever, he’s met a woman who accepts him as he is, quirks and all, and he feels himself falling in love. Could Abby love him, too? Or, when she discovers the real reason he came to Fool’s Gold, will he lose her forever? Don’t miss Susan Mallery’s latest book, The Stepsisters! A heartfelt tale of friendship between two women who used to be sisters.

Falling For Gracie

release date: Jul 10, 2020
Falling For Gracie
First comes love, then comes marriage… At least, that was Gracie''s plan at the ripe old age of fourteen, when she loved eighteen-year-old heartthrob Riley with a desperation that made her a town legend. Even now that she''s all grown up, the locals in sleepy Los Lobos won''t let her forget her youthful crush. And how can she, when she''s face-to-face with Riley at every turn? The onetime bad boy has come back to town seeking respectability—but the sparks that fly between them are anything but respectable. Gracie''s determined to keep her distance, but when someone sets out to ruin both their reputations, the two discover that first love is sometimes better the second time around.

Completely Smitten

release date: Mar 16, 2020
Completely Smitten
Lose yourself in this fan-favorite tale of growing up, finding yourself, and falling in love from New York Times #1 bestselling author Susan Mallery! Haley Foster has lived her entire life for other people. Her preacher father and the residents of her tiny hometown have an opinion for everything, including what she should do, what she should wear and even the person she ought to marry. Somewhere along the way, she’s lost her sense of self. But not anymore. Now Haley is determined to live on her own terms and do all the things good preachers’ daughters don’t do—starting with helping Kevin Harmon. The injured US Marshal needs a ride from Kansas to his home in Texas. Haley has a car, and she owes him a favor. And he knows a lot more about being bad than she does. A few days with just the two of them in her tiny convertible and intimate hotel rooms… it’ll be fun, it’ll be passionate, and it will be an unforgettable experience. At least, that’s her plan. He just doesn’t know it yet. Originally published in 2003

Sisters by Choice

release date: Feb 11, 2020
Sisters by Choice
From the New York Times bestselling author of California Girls comes an all new original Blackberry Island novel told with Susan Mallery’s trademark humor and charm. Sisters by Choice is a heartfelt tale of love, family and the friendships that see us through. Cousins by chance, sisters by choice… After her cat toy empire goes up in flames, Sophie Lane returns to Blackberry Island, determined to rebuild. Until small-town life reveals a big problem: she can’t grow unless she learns to let go. If Sophie relaxes her grip even a little, she might lose everything. Or she might finally be free to reach for the happiness and love that have eluded her for so long. Kristine has become defined by her relationship to others. She’s a wife, a mom. As much as she adores her husband and sons, she wants something for herself—a sweet little bakery just off the waterfront. She knew changing the rules wouldn’t be easy, but she never imagined she might have to choose between her marriage and her dreams. Like the mainland on the horizon, Heather’s goals seem beyond her grasp. Every time she manages to save for college, her mother has another crisis. Can she break free, or will she be trapped in this tiny life forever? Don''t miss The Summer Getaway by Susan Mallery where one woman discovers the beauty in chaos in a poignant and heartwarming story about the threads that hold family together.

The Bakery Sisters/Sweet Talk/Sweet Spot

release date: Jun 02, 2021
The Bakery Sisters/Sweet Talk/Sweet Spot
Sweet Talk The twenty-eight-year-old piano prodigy, Claire Keyes, has never had a regular boyfriend, much less a real romance. Claire is determined to fall in love, or at least in lust, for the first time. Ruggedly sexy Wyatt just might fit the bill. Although he keeps saying that he and Claire come from entirely different worlds, he lights up hotter than a bakery oven whenever Claire is near. If this keeps up, she just might sweet-talk him into her bed...and her life. Sweet Spot ''Responsibility'' should be Nicole Keyes''s middle name. But super reliable Nicole is getting sick of putting everyone else''s needs first. Enter Hawk. The deliciously sexy former NFL player offers Nicole a taste of the freedom she craves. Hawk might be a sweet temptation, but Nicole''s not about to let him get close enough to break her heart. Of course, she might not have a choice in the matter...

Husband by the Hour

release date: Jan 13, 2020
Husband by the Hour
A fake marriage leads to very real feelings in this classic love story from New York Times bestselling author Susan Mallery! Hannah Pace needed a pretend husband—fast! She lied to her long-lost mother about being married, and now she had to produce the groom. So she hired hometown bad boy Nick Archer. Though he wasn’t every mother’s dream, he sure was Hannah’s hottest fantasy…. Trouble was, Nick relished the part a bit too much. Dizzying kisses, heated glances, tender touches. Minute by minute, Nick’s paid performance was feeling all too real. And soon Hannah wanted him to be a husband for life… Originally published in 1997

Part-Time Wife

release date: Dec 16, 2019
Part-Time Wife
Sparks fly between a handsome single father and his new nanny in this fan-favorite love story from New York Times bestselling author Susan Mallery! Rugged police officer Craig Haynes comes from a long line of heartbreakers. But he’s hoping to change that…especially when it comes to Jill Bradford, his sons’ new nanny. Two parts sweetness, one part-sin, the pint-sized redhead proves to be a miracle-worker with his three rambunctious boys. Except Jill Bradford isn’t looking to open her wary heart to anyone. Will the Haynes family turn out to be what’s she been looking for all along? Originally published in 1996

Home Sweet Christmas

release date: Oct 04, 2022
Home Sweet Christmas
With twinkling humor and heartfelt Christmas spirit, two friends find love in a town called Wishing Tree... Until Camryn Neff can return to her "real" life in Chicago, she''s in Wishing Tree to care for her twin sisters. She''s not looking for forever love, not here. But handsome hotelier Jake Crane is a temptation she can''t resist, so she suggests they pair up for the season. No golden rings, no broken hearts. At his side, she sees her hometown through Christmas-colored eyes. The cheer is cheerier, the joy more joyful. She thought she had put her future on hold...but maybe her real life was here all along, waiting for her to come home. New in town, River Best is charmed by Wishing Tree''s homespun traditions and warmhearted people. When she''s crowned Snow Queen, she''s honored but wary. Dylan Tucker, her king, seems like the stuff of sugarplum dreams, but she can''t shake the feeling that he''s hiding something big. As they perform their "royal" duties--tasting cookies, lighting trees--Dylan''s good humor and melty kisses draw her to the brink of love. But she can''t let herself fall until she uncovers his secret, even if her lack of faith means losing him forever. SM Brand-New Story
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