The last time Lainey saw Gabe Patton was five years ago–as they were exchanging their marriage vows! It had been a dream wedding…until Lainey discovered that Gabe had only married her for convenience. She was left with no choice but to run away.Now Lainey has uncovered a secret, and she's shocked to realize that she might have misjudged her husband. She still loves Gabe, and hopes they might pick up where they left off–on their wedding night! But how will Gabe react when his prodigal wife returns?
For the last year, Josie Redmond had raised her twin sister's child as her own. Now Adam Burdett could take her boy away. The scion of a prominent South Carolina clan, he'd come home to claim his rightful son. Expecting the fight of her life, Josie was stunned to discover the handsome Southern charmer had a different agenda. The prodigal son who'd turned his back on a whole town was seeking his own redemption.Could Josie help Adam forgive the sins of the past and create the home they'd always wanted– a place where they could both truly belong?
A BABY'S LOOSE IN BELLE…Simon Gilmore was back in town! And that meant trouble for Kit Davenport, who'd just gotten custody of her best friend's baby. Although he'd been strictly off-limits, Simon had always held a cherished place in Kit's heart. But what kind of father abandoned his own son?AND THE TOWN'S PRODIGAL SON IS ABOUT TO CLAIM HIM!A man who thought the child wasn't his. Until Simon walked into the Dinner Belle Diner and saw the spitting image of himself as a toddler in little Nathan. The only stumbling block was Simon's burgeoning desire for his son's alluring guardian. Somehow he had to show Kit that it's never a crowd when daddy makes three…
THE LAW SAYS…COME HOME! Since when is prodigal son Matt Sawyer a small-town farmer surrounded by kin? Since the terms of his late father’s will demand he stay in Harland, North Carolina. Terms that attorney and hometown gal Caty McKenzie has to ensure are carried out.Matt left Harland years ago and never looked back. But running the farm and spending time with Caty brings out a caring, faithful side of Matt that he didn’t know existed. And Matt’s soon to discover the real challenge: convincing love-shy Caty to stay right there with him.