What Fictional Small Town Should You Visit?
Are you looking for a nice vacation? We may not be able to get you a plane ticket, but we can recommend these amazing reads that will take you away, all in the comfort of your own home.
The River House by Carla Neggers
In this charming novel about the search for love, home and family, New York Times bestselling author Carla Neggers takes readers on a journey to an irresistible town they’ll want to return to over and over again.
Felicity MacGregor loves organizing social events for others but her own personal life is a different story. After a brief but failed attempt at a career as a financial analyst, she returned to Knights Bridge where she enjoys running a thriving party-planning business.
Then Felicity’s life gets a shake-up when her childhood friend Gabriel Flanagan returns unexpectedly to their tiny hometown. Now a high-flying businessman, Gabe always vowed to get out of Knights Bridge, but he is back for the local entrepreneurial boot camp Felicity’s been hired to organize. Together again, they’ll finally have to face each other—and their complicated past.
Gabe and Felicity soon realize their reunion is stirring up long-buried emotions. While Gabe has big plans for his future, Felicity is discovering that hers doesn’t depend on fate—she must choose what’s right for her. But if they can find a bridge between their diverging paths, they may just discover that their enduring connection is what matters most.
Big Sky Country by Linda Lael Miller
No one writes Western romance better than #1 New York Times bestselling author Linda Lael Miller!
Let her take you to the town of Parable, Montana…
The illegitimate son of a wealthy rancher, Sheriff Slade Barlow grew up in a trailer hitched to the Curly-Burly hair salon his mother runs. He was never acknowledged by his father…until now. Suddenly, Slade has inherited half of Whisper Creek Ranch, one of the most prosperous in Parable County. That doesn’t sit well with his half brother, Hutch, who grew up with all the rights of a Carmody, including the affections of Joslyn Kirk, homecoming queen, rodeo queen, beauty queen—and the girl Slade’s never forgotten.
But Joslyn has come home to Parable under difficult circumstances. Resented by many of the townspeople cheated by her crooked stepfather, she’s trying to rebuild her life and repay everyone who lost money because of his schemes. With a town to protect, plus a rebellious teenage stepdaughter, Slade already has his hands full. But someone has to convince Joslyn that she’s responsible only for her own actions—and that someone is Sheriff Barlow!
The Heart of Devin MacKade by Nora Roberts
Don’t miss the next book in the beloved MacKade brothers series from #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts.
Sheriff Devin MacKade has always known his destiny was to serve and protect the small town of Antietam, Maryland—and for a long while he thought that future would include Cassie Connor. She’s the only woman he has ever loved, but he’d never worked up the nerve to tell her. When Cassie married the wrong man, Devin did the honorable thing and kept his feelings to himself. Now that Cassie’s divorced, Devin can finally follow his heart. Question is, can Cassie?
Originally published in 1996.
Change of Fortune by RaeAnne Thayne
Family secrets and an abandoned child bring two opposites together in this Fortunes of Texas: Return to Red Rock story by New York Timesbestselling author RaeAnne Thayne, originally published in 2009 as Fortune’s Woman.
Only a family crisis could bring Ross Fortune back home to Red Rock, Texas. But clearing his sister of a murder charge is the roving P.I.’s only mission. Falling for the woman counseling his nephew is a complication he definitely doesn’t need.
Though the sexy, off-limits Fortune was a challenge she couldn’t resist, Julie Osterman can’t afford to let her personal feelings cloud her professional judgment. But when an explosive secret threatens everyone’s future, will she be willing to put it all on the line for the chance to be at Ross’s side…forever?