(released 10.17.16, Pocket Star/Simon & Schuster)
The collection includes stories by Melody Anne (an Unexpected Heroes novella) and authors Sara Rider, Samantha Joyce, L.E. Bross, and Rachel Goodman. Whether you’re wanting saucy or sweet, small town or big fame, sports or cooking, this anthology has it all.
An Unexpected Heroes novella by Melody Anne: A new lodge has opened in the hills of Sterling, Montana, and its owner, Jenna Pine, just wants to make it through another lonely Christmas. One night she says a prayer out loud on her balcony, never imagining that anyone would be listening, or that she’s about to get more than she could ever hope for.
For the Win by Sara Rider: What happens when you fall for your biggest competition? Sara Rider scores with this charming romance about soccer stars battling their tough opponents and playing the field of love.
Flirting With Fame by Samantha Joyce: Elise Jameson is the secret author behind the bestselling, cult hit Viking Moon series. But when a stranger poses as Elise, the painfully shy, deaf 19-year-old starts to see how much she’s missing. Can she really hide in the shadows forever? This clever, coming-of-age debut is for anyone who has ever felt unsure in her own skin.
Right Where You Are by L.E. Bross: A college senior takes Carrie Underwood’s Before He Cheats a bit too literally in this smart, snappy New Adult debut, the first in the Second Chances series, and finds herself sentenced to community service — where she meets a bad boy who might just be exactly what she needs.
From Scratch by Rachel Goodman: This critically acclaimed novel, hailed as “smart, sexy, and funny”(Publishers Weekly) is a down-home, feel-good Southern romance that explores one woman’s journey back home to Dallas, Texas, where her family is cooking up a plan that doesn’t quite suit her tastes …