Happy Thanksgiving! + 5 Thanksgiving Romances You’ll Be Thankful For

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by Amy Loosemore, Harlequin.com Team

Happy Thanksgiving to all our dear readers celebrating today! We hope your day is filled with good food, beloved family and friendship.

Ready to keep the spirit of the season going? Here are 5 wonderful thanksgiving romances to fill your day with even more love!

His Road Home by Anna Richland (Carina Press)

his road homeWinner of Romance Writers of America’s 2015 RITA® Award for Best Romance Novella

Special Forces medic Rey Cruz needs to find a fiancée, fast, or he’ll end up in a marriage orchestrated by an Afghan warlord. Finding a picture online of a girl he barely knew back home, he fakes an engagement photo, thinking no one else will see it. But when Rey loses both legs and the ability to speak while rescuing a local boy, the image goes viral.

Seattle marine biologist Grace Kim is shocked to find out she’s engaged. When she’s offered a plane ticket to visit her “fiancé,” she takes it, looking for the answer to one question: Why did he lie? Touched by Rey’s funny texts and the determination she sees in him, Grace offers her friendship—a big step for someone who prefers whales to most company.

And when Rey is finally sent home, Grace agrees to help him drive his classic car cross-country over Thanksgiving—a once-in-a-lifetime road trip that leads to what feels like real love. In front of his friends and family, she plays the caring fiancée, but what place will Grace have in Rey’s new life once he’s ready to be on his own again?

A Small Town Thanksgiving by Marie Ferrarella (Harlequin American Romance)

small town thanksgivingA LOT TO BE THANKFUL FOR

Ghostwriter Samantha Monroe has just arrived in Forever, Texas, to turn a remarkable woman’s two-hundred-year-old journals into a personal memoir. The Rodriguez clan welcomes her with open arms…and awakens Sam’s fierce yearning to be part of a family. But it’s the eldest son—intensely private rancher Mike Rodriguez—who awakens her passion.

Hiring Sam to preserve his great-great-great-grandmother’s story for future generations was Mike’s inspiration. He just didn’t realize how much he’d want her to be part of his family’s continuing saga. Delving into the past has made Sam hungry for a future—with Mike. The next move is up to him—if he doesn’t make it, the best woman he’s ever met just might waltz back out of his life forever!

The Rancher’s Family Thanksgiving by Cathy Gillen Thacker (Harlequin Special Releases)

ranchers thanksgivingSusie Carrigan Needs a Man–Fast!

When her family decides to play matchmaker, Susie can think of only one man to help her run interference. Rancher and caring vet Tyler McCabe has always been there for her anytime she needed a broad shoulder to lean on…or a warm kiss to heat up a cold Texas night. But will pretending to be a couple ruin their friendship?

Tyler isn’t sure about the idea either, but he can’t let Susie marry somebody else. Not when there’s a man right here in Laramie who loves her and plans to show her a Thanksgiving neither of them will forget….

The Maverick’s Thanksgiving Baby by Brenda Harlen (Harlequin Special Edition)

maverick's thanksgiving babyA BRIDE—AND A BABY!—UNDER HIS TREE!

RUST CREEK RAMBLINGS

Stop the presses! Can you believe there’s about to be another wedding in Rust Creek Falls? Yes, local cowboy Jesse Crawford is tying the knot with Maggie Roarke, that Hollywood lawyer who’s been flitting in and out of town for the past several months. Rumor has it their hasty nuptials might have something to do with Maggie’s brand-new baby bump…

We’re all for one big happy family, but we’re a little puzzled by this pairing. Maggie and Jesse couldn’t be more different if they tried—are they really ready to saddle up for the long haul? Stay on the trail, faithful readers, and let’s see if their baby-to-be can bring this new family together for the holidays—and ever after!

The Loner’s Thanksgiving Wish by Roxanne Rustand (Love Inspired)

loners thanksgiving wishAdopted as a baby, Mei Clayton never felt like she belonged in her family. She left tiny Clayton, Colorado, the moment she could. Now, to fulfill the terms of a will, she must move home for a year. But when she reunites with handsome Jack McCord—the mountain-rescue expert she once secretly loved—she has to keep her distance. Their relatives have feuded for years. She’ll never fit in with the Claytons if she gives in to her feelings for Jack. Unless faith and love can help open hearts in time for Thanksgiving.

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