Love Me Tender

Love Me Tender

Wendy Vella

Romance / Historical Fiction / Contemporary

Finding her way home Leaving her beloved hometown Ryker Falls was the second hardest thing Rory Haldane had ever done. Forgetting the cloud of shame her family left under, was the first. When circumstances bring Rory back, wounded but not broken, some townsfolk don't appreciate her arrival. As threats against her begin to escalate, she finds support from an unlikely ally. Jack Trainer may epitomize the dark handsome bad-boy, but surprisingly he takes her side, and she finds herself falling for a man who has no intention of losing his heart to anyone. This is one battle Rory refuses to fight, so for her own protection, she'll once again say goodbye to Ryker Falls. He'll fight for her to stay Jack Trainer likes women, he just never had any intention of loving one. Life taught him to guard his heart, and when Rory Haldane walks back into town he's ready to ignore her. The problem with that is, he also hates injustice,...
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A Long Way Home

A Long Way Home

Wendy Vella

Romance / Historical Fiction / Contemporary

Sexy, contemporary romance filled with heart, humor and characters you’ll fall in love with. Hope Lawrence’s life has imploded. Losing her job, savings, and lastly boyfriend, she thought she’d hit rock bottom. WRONG! She makes a fool of herself in front of her childhood nemesis. How is she to face Newman again, knowing his black eye was a result of her stupidity? Can she go back to Lake Howling and pick up the pieces of her life? Both seem unlikely, as does the sudden attraction she feels for the man who wears designer clothes and has a girl in every city. Her head is telling her to run, but her heart has other ideas. Paul Theodore Newman liked his life. He has order, friendship and a job that allows him to help people, and until Hope Lawrence storms back into town, that was enough. Her fashion sense makes him shudder, as do her kale smoothies! Down on her luck, she challenges him at every turn, but when trouble follows her to Howling, he finds himself determined to help her, only to discover it’s him who needs rescuing from the demons of his past. **
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Don't Look Back

Don't Look Back

Wendy Vella

Romance / Historical Fiction / Contemporary

From #1 bestselling author Wendy Vella comes another outstanding read! “I want to live in Lake Howling!!” Unexpected but Undeniable After a disastrous marriage, Macy Reynolds has picked up the broken pieces of her life and moved on. She’s sworn off men and is building a new life in the safe haven of Lake Howling, Oregon with her son, friends, and her boutique business. So why now is she suddenly distracted by the seriously sexy Texan, Brad Gelderman? The man spells d-a-n-g-e-r, in large flashing, neon letters and Macy’s had more than enough of that in her life. Macy swears she won’t fall for Brad … but the heat between them is irresistible. Brad Gelderman has come to Lake Howling to lay ghosts to rest from the past, and he’s definitely not planning on sticking around. What he hadn’t expected was this quirky little town filled with people who thought it was okay to interfere in his life, and one captivating firecracker called Macy Reynolds, who is sweet, sexy, and as messed up emotionally as him. She got to him, touched something inside him that was both terrifying and wonderful. Lake Howling is healing their pasts; can it hold a beautiful new future for Brad and Macy? **
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Somebody To Love

Somebody To Love

Wendy Vella

Romance / Historical Fiction / Contemporary

He was the bad boy no one trusted   Bailey’s burned out, and not sure what leads her back to Ryker Falls, but has a feeling it’s got something to do with closure. Bad boy Joe Trainer was once her soulmate, but she isn’t sure she has a soul anymore. Finding he’s made something of his life is a shock, as he’d been on a one-way trip to hell when she left. This new Joe is sexy and enticing, but she knows all too well there’s a devil underneath the urbane exterior.   She was the good girl who never broke the rules   When Joe’s childhood friend, Bailey Jones, returns to Ryker Falls, his life suddenly shifts from settled to off-center. Once they’d been closer than anyone ever guessed; now, they’re chilly strangers. But Joe’s not letting his stubborn, sexy-as-hell ex-best friend stay closed off. He lost her once through his own stupidity; this time he’s never letting her go. Joe knows he doesn’t deserve a second chance, but he’s never played by the rules before, so he’s not starting now. Game on.
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Lord Valorous (Lords Of Night Street Book 3)

Lord Valorous (Lords Of Night Street Book 3)

Wendy Vella

Romance / Historical Fiction / Contemporary

The third book in the Lords of Night Street series from bestselling romance author Wendy Vella. Viscount Hatherton has never met anyone like Miss Poppy March. Exquisite, headstrong, and reckless, she's on a dangerous quest to expose the fiend she believes is poisoning her employer. She enlists his help, and Jacob is soon tasked with protecting her when he realizes her life is also under threat. The more time he spends with Poppy, the more he understands that she is what is missing in his life. She’s warmed the cold places in his heart, and brought him into the light. Can he keep her safe and convince her of his love when she is equally determined to keep them apart?
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How Sweet It Is

How Sweet It Is

Wendy Vella

Romance / Historical Fiction / Contemporary

"Readers who enjoy Marie Force and Susan Mallery's small town romances will love Vella's surprising new spin on the genre. Warm, witty and definitely not cookie-cutter." At sixteen Willow Harper learned a few valuable life lessons that molded her into the uptight, commitment-phobic woman she is today. Determined to have the security she sorely lacked as a child, Willow’s sole focus is on furthering her career. No time for love, lust or romance - Willow is All Business. So when a chance to secure her future means a trip to secluded Lake Howling, Oregon, she leaps at the opportunity. Sure, it isn’t New York City, but Willow’s only planning on being there a few days, then she’ll be back to the safety and anonymity of the city. But when the very man who’s been haunting her fantasies for years appears in Lake Howling, suddenly Willow’s carefully planned strategy is in tatters. Buster Griffin is sexy, brooding and infuriating, yet somehow has the entire small town’s inhabitants wrapped around his little finger. He’s made it clear he won’t be playing by Willow’s rules, and now it’s not only her career that’s in jeopardy, it’s her heart too. Because Buster won’t accept anything less than a complete takeover of Willow, and Willow’s terrified of giving up control **
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Sensing Danger (A Sinclair and Raven Novel Book 1)

Sensing Danger (A Sinclair and Raven Novel Book 1)

Wendy Vella

Romance / Historical Fiction / Contemporary

From #1 bestselling author Wendy Vella, comes a captivating new series that will have you enthralled from the first page! Legend says the Sinclairs heightened senses are a result of a long ago pact between them and the powerful Raven family. To Honor and Protect is their creed, but the current Duke of Raven doesn’t make their task easy. Arrogant and aloof, James, Duke of Raven, is determined to forge his own path and to hell with folk tales that his ancestors created. But when the breathtaking Eden Sinclair saves his life by risking her own, their past resurfaces, and with it comes the uncomfortable realization that they are linked by more than history. Eden is forced to see the man behind the cool, haughty façade when she must use her special abilities to keep him safe. His suspicion of her soon turns into something else, something far more dangerous. Eden is torn between duty and self-protection. Does she have the strength to fight fate, in order to protect her own heart?
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A Long Way Home (A Lake Howling Novel Book 6)

A Long Way Home (A Lake Howling Novel Book 6)

Wendy Vella

Romance / Historical Fiction / Contemporary

Sexy, contemporary romance filled with heart, humor and characters you’ll fall in love with. Hope Lawrence’s life has imploded. Losing her job, savings, and lastly boyfriend, she thought she’d hit rock bottom. WRONG! She makes a fool of herself in front of her childhood nemesis. How is she to face Newman again, knowing his black eye was a result of her stupidity? Can she go back to Lake Howling and pick up the pieces of her life? Both seem unlikely, as does the sudden attraction she feels for the man who wears designer clothes and has a girl in every city. Her head is telling her to run, but her heart has other ideas. Paul Theodore Newman liked his life. He has order, friendship and a job that allows him to help people, and until Hope Lawrence storms back into town, that was enough. Her fashion sense makes him shudder, as do her kale smoothies! Down on her luck, she challenges him at every turn, but when trouble follows her to Howling, he finds himself determined to help her, only to discover it’s him who needs rescuing from the demons of his past. **
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