New Arrivals · Large Print Romance Fiction

March 21, 2018
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Claiming his scandalous love-child

March 21, 2018
James, Julia (Romance fiction writer), author.
London : Mills & Boon, 2018.
287 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.
The consequence he must claim! Eloise Dean was an innocent in every way until she met Vito Viscari! The charismatic Italian tycoon swept her off her feet and into his bed, promising her unimaginable pleasure. But even as she revelled in his seduction Eloise had no idea he could ever be hers ... Duty has forced Vito to end their scorching nights together, but he cannot put Eloise from his mind. Months later, desire drives him back into her arms. Only then does he discover the shocking truth: Eloise is carrying his heir. Vito sees just one way forward - to legitimise his love-child with a vow!

Kidnapped for the tycoon's baby

March 21, 2018
Fuller, Louise (Romance author), author.
London : Mills & Boon, 2018.
285 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.
'This baby is mine too, Nola. I'm not letting you out of my sight. 'When Nola Mason gives in to an explosive fling with her arrogant boss, Ramsay Walker, she doesn't believe she'll ever see him again. Let alone that their stormy affair will have nine-month consequences! Knowing the pain of a chaotic childhood, Nola is determined to raise her child alone ... But when he discovers the truth Ram has other ideas! There's only one way to ensure Nola sees sense - he'll steal her away to his rainforest hideaway and, with the sultry heat fuelling their incendiary passion, entice her to marry him!

I'll be your blue sky

March 21, 2018
De los Santos, Marisa, 1966- author.
406 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
Three weeks after an elderly neighbor helps her find the courage to end an unhealthy relationship, Clare unexpectedly inherits a small house from the woman and with the help of loved ones pieces together the story of the house and her courageous benefactor.

Lilac lane

March 20, 2018
Woods, Sherryl, author.
462 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Originally published: Harlequin Books S.A.
"In Chesapeake Shores, Maryland, the clashes between Kiera Malone and O'Brien's chef, Bryan Laramie, have the town's matchmakers believing where there's heat, there's sure to be passion. As the two deal with their wounded pasts and discover common interests, they might just find the perfect recipe for love"-- Provided by publisher.

Seeds of hope

March 15, 2018
Cameron, Barbara, 1949- author.
451 pages (large print) ; 22 cm
Includes discussion questions and recipes.
Miriam Troyer has had a secret crush on Mark Byler since she was a teenager, but she knows they can never have a relationship: Mark is a big-city attorney and an Englischer. Miriam loves her quiet way of life and Mark has always loved his visits to his grandfather's farm, but he's convinced the Amish life isn't for him, But when things go wrong and his firm distances itself from him to try to save themselves, Mark finds himself back at his grandfather's farm. Could life in this simple world be worth living after all? Especially when the teenager he remembers has grown into a woman that could be his future. Suddenly, these two people whose lives seem so far apart may get a chance to really see each other for the first time.

Beneath the summer sun

March 13, 2018
Irvin, Kelly author.
521 pages (large print); 23 cm.
Jennie Troyer knows it's time to remarry, and with two men pursuing her, she doesn't have to look far. But after the pain she's experienced, can she open her heart to love? It's been four years since Jennie's husband died in a farming accident. Long enough that the elders in her Amish community think it's time to shed her grief and remarry for the sake of her seven children. What they don't know is it isn't grief that's holding her back, but rather a fear of a repeat of her abusive marriage. Paul Graber has known--and loved--Jennie since they were children, and he'd hoped to court her when they were teenagers. But when he was fourteen, Paul's father died suddenly in his arms. Ever since he's been afraid of the searing pain of loss that comes from opening himself up to love. Now Jennie's free again and he's fighting to have the courage not to lose her a second time. Nathan Walker is a Mennonite book salesman who makes it a point to stop by Jennie's farm as often as he can. He's grown to care for her, but he knows he has no right to court her unless he resolves his own struggle with his faith. He will have to change everything about his life in order to join the Jamesport Amish community. But would he be embracing a new life or running from his old? The path isn't clear for any of them. These three people, drawn together by circumstances and God's plan, must come to grips with their pasts in order to discern God's plan for their futures and find peace beneath the summer sun.

In places hidden

March 13, 2018
Peterson, Tracie, author.
453 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
1905. Caleb Coulter, a lawyer, went missing three months ago. His sister, Camriann, heads to San Francisco to find him. She meets Judith and Kenzie, who also have mysteries to solve in the booming West Coast city. Camri's search leads her deep into the political corruption of the city-- and into the acquaintance of Patrick Murdock, an Irishman who Caleb saved from a false murder charge. Together they see the truth, will Patrick be able to protect Camri from the dangers of the city?

As you wish

March 13, 2018
Deveraux, Jude, author.
623 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
Gathering in Summer Hill, Virigina, three women from different generations reflect on their experiences with love and support one another through marital woes.

Beyond danger

March 13, 2018
Martin, Kat, author.
537 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
Accused of murdering his former state senator father, Beau Reese must place his trust in private investigator Cassidy Jones, who believes in his innocence and sets out to find the truth, while trying to deny her attraction to him.

His sinful touch

March 13, 2018
Camp, Candace, author.
489 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.
A noble's son and a woman who has lost her memory work together to discover her identity and deliver her from danger.

A refuge assured

March 12, 2018
Green, Jocelyn, author.
Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2018.
592 pages (large print) ; 22 cm
Originally published: Bethany House Publishers.
Includes discussion questions (pages 590-591).
"Endangered in revolutionary France, lacemaker Vivienne Rivard flees to Philadelphia, only to face similar peril from revolutionary sympathizers. Militiaman Liam Delaney just wants to cultivate his hard-won farm near the French settlement of Azilum. When he meets Vivienne, they will be drawn together in surprising ways to fight for the peace and safety for which they long."-- Provided by publisher.

The woman left behind : a novel

March 8, 2018
Howard, Linda, 1950- author.
516 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
"Jina Modell definitely doesn't feel like a 'Babe', especially when she's working with the gruff, no-nonsense Levi Butcher, team leader for the GO-Team. When the Syrian base where she's stationed is attacked, Jina manages to escape. Levi would never willingly leave a soldier behind, especially a brave woman whose sweet voice haunts his every thought. Once he discovers Jina is alive, the tenacious warrior will walk into fire to save this intriguing woman who has captured his heart"--Provided by publisher.


March 8, 2018
Bergren, Lisa Tawn, author.
Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2018.
495 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Originally published: Bethany House Publishers.
"In 1772 England, Lady Keturah Banning Tomlinson and her sisters find themselves the heiresses of their father's estates and know they have one option: Go to the West Indies to save what is left of their heritage. Although it flies against all the conventions for women of the time, they're determined to make their own way in the world. But once they arrive in the Caribbean, proper gender roles are the least of their concerns. On the infamous island of Nevis, the sisters discover the legacy of the legendary sugar barons has vastly declined--and that's just the start of what their eyes are opened to in this unfamiliar world."-- Provided by publisher.

High treason

March 8, 2018
Mills, DiAnn, author.
Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2018.
494 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Originally published: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Includes discussion questions (pages 490-492).
"When Saudi Prince Omar bin Talal visits Houston seeking cancer treatment for his mother, an assassination attempt puts all agencies on high alert. FBI Special Agent Kord Davidson and CIA operative Monica Alden put aside interagency squabbles to find who is trying to stop the prince's plans to promote stronger ties with the US."-- Provided by publisher.

The whispered kiss

March 8, 2018
McClure, Marcia Lynn, author.
Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2018.
367 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
Originally published: Distractions Ink.
A retelling of Beauty and the Beast.
"In Bostchelan, Coquette knew happiness, and as much contentment as a young woman whose heart had been broken years before could know. Thus, Coquette dwelt in gladness until the day her father returned from his travels with an astonishing tale to tell. Antoine de Bellamont returned from his travels by way of Roanan bearing a tale of such great adventure to hardly be believed. Further, at the center of Antoine's story loomed a man-- the dark Lord of Roanan. Known for his cruel nature, heartlessness, and tendency to violence, the Lord of Roanan had accused Antoine de Bellamont of wrong doing and demanded recompense. Antoine had promised recompense would be paid-- with the hand of his youngest daughter in marriage. Thus, Coquette found herself lost-thrust onto a dark journey of her own."-- Cover.

Talk to the paw

March 8, 2018
Metz, Melinda, author.
Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2018.
382 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
Originally published: Kensington Publishing Corp.
Jamie Snyder is thirty-four and single but NOT ready to mingle. After suffering through The Year of the Non-Commital Man, The Year of the Self-Absorbed Man, and The Year of the Forgot-to-Mention-Im-Married Man, Jamies ready to celebrate The Year of Meand MacGyver, of course. MacGyver is an adorable tabby with a not-so-adorable habit of sneaking out at night and stealing things from the neighbors. Thats right, MacGyver is a cat burglar. Hes still the only male Jamie trustsand the only companion she needs . . . MacGyver knows his human is lonely. He can smell it. Its the same smell hes noticed on their neighbor David, a handsome young baker whos tired of his friends trying to fix him up. But now MacGyvers on the case. First, he steals something from David and stashes it at Jamies. Then, he steals something from Jamie and leaves it with David. Before long, the two are swapping stolen goods, trading dating horror stories, and trying not to fall in love. But theyre not fooling MacGyver. When humans generate this much heat, the cat is out of the bag . . .

Bleak Landing

March 8, 2018
Todd, Terrie, author.
Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2018.
383 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
Originally published: Amazon Publishing.
"Routinely beaten by her father and bullied by schoolmate Victor Harrison, teenager Bridget O'Sullivan ran away from the dead-end Canadian town of Bleak Landing. When her father dies, an adult Bridget returns home to claim her inheritance. With no identification, the only one in town who recognizes her and can help her prove her claim is Victor"-- Provided by publisher.

Hello stranger

March 5, 2018
Kleypas, Lisa, author.
480 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Dr. Garrett Gibson, England's only female physician, and Ethan Ransom, a former Scotland Yard detective with mysterious loyalties, share a one-night stand before becoming embroiled in a dangerous mission that is complicated by their growing feelings for one another.

The engagement plot

March 2, 2018
Phillips, Krista, author.
Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2018.
423 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
Originally published: Barbour Publishing, Inc.
"Six months after William shattered Hanna's heart in front of millions on a reality TV dating show, the big-wig CEO shows up on Hanna's home turf in Minnesota. Teaming up and pretending to be engaged seems to be the only way to salvage their reputations, but it will take help from above to find their happily-ever-after"-- Provided by publisher.

Lost rider

March 2, 2018
Sloan, Harper, 1984- author.
Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2018.
432 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.
Originally published: Pocket Books.
Maverick Austin Davis is forced to return home after a ten-year career as a rodeo star. After one too many head injuries, hes off the circuit and in the horse farming business, something he's never taken much of a shine to, but now that its his late father's legacy, familial duty calls. How will Maverick find his way after the only dream he ever had for himself is over? Enter Leighton Elizabeth James, an ugly duckling turned beauty from Mavericks childhood, his younger sisters best friend, to be exact, and someone whose heart he stomped all over when she confessed her crush to him ten years back. Now Leighton is back in Maverick's life, no longer the insecure, love-stricken teen and Maverick can't help but take notice. Sparks fly between them, but will Leighton be able to open her heart to the one man who broke it all those years ago?

Loving Luther

March 2, 2018
Pittman, Allison, author.
Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2018.
510 pages (large print) ; 22 cm
Originally published:Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Includes discussion questions.
"An historical novel about Katharina von Bora, a young woman who walked away from the convent where she was raised and finds a relationship with God and a marriage to Martin Luther, the reformer whose writings first led her to faith"-- Provided by publisher.

Into dust

March 1, 2018
Daniels, B. J., author.
423 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
"Cowboy Jack Durand thwarts an attempted kidnapping of Cassidy Hamilton, the youngest daughter of a Presidential candidate. Forced on the run, Jack and Cassidy begin piecing together a jagged family puzzle, exposing a plot years in the making--one that will either tear them apart or bring them closer together than ever"-- Provided by publisher.

The Strawberry Hearts Diner

March 1, 2018
Brown, Carolyn, 1948- author.
Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2018.
391 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
Originally published: Amazon Publishing.
"A sweet romance set in the tiny town of Pick, Texas, about finding a place to truly call home"-- Provided by publisher.

A love for leah

February 28, 2018
Miller, Emma, author.
293 pages ; 23 cm.
"Widow Leah Yoder married for love once. Now that she's come home to Seven Poplars, she wants a marriage of convenience that will provide a longed-for family without dishonoring the memory of her late husband. A steady, serious older man would be ideal—someone completely unlike handsome, fun-loving Thomas Stutzman. She and the aspiring organic farmer agree to court to prove that this time, the matchmaker has made a mistake! But as their friendship deepens, will Leah settle for what she thought she needed, or put fear aside for a second chance at happiness?"--Back cover.

A match made in Texas

February 28, 2018
Brownley, Margaret, author.
469 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
"Welcome to Two-Time Texas: Where tempers burn hot, love runs deep and a single woman can change of history. Amanda Lockwood gets more than she bargained for when she's elected Two-Time Texas's first female sheriff. Anxious to prove herself, she sets out to stop crime in its tracks-taking down wanted man Rick Barrett in the process. But there's something special about the charming outlaw. Common sense says he must be guilty...but her heart keeps telling her otherwise. So what's a sheriff to do' Gather an all-female posse and ride to save the day. "--Back cover.


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