Those Hawthorne Men
Abby fell in love with Jackson when she was 19. His father sent her away to project the family money. She returns five years later, escaping a nasty fiancé. Abby needs protection and Jackson needs a mother for his daughter. Jackson can handle the fact she’s more beautiful. Too late he discovers she smells just as sweet as he remembered. Abby is wonderful with his daughter. He’s a man who can run any business, why can’t he keep her arm’s length? What happens when both of them want a more permanent relationship, but both are afraid to admit it?
Christy McPherson doesn’t care that the Hawthorne family practically owns her small town. Their wealth has never impressed her. But Jasper Hawthorne is too charming to ignore. Now she’s left with the painful task of telling him he’s about to be a father…and wondering where they could possibly go from there. Can the magic of the holiday season help Christy and Jasper turn their marriage of convenience into something more permanent? ?
Sophie’s marriage was not a love match. Taking RJ’s name saved her from homelessness and put her through college. Now, she’s ready to see if they can turn their marriage of convenience into something real. RJ wants get to know his wife and see if their attraction can grow into love. But the walls around Sophie’s heart prove hard to breach. And for some reason, he just can’t seem to shake the feeling that she’s keeping something from him … When a ghost from Sophie’s past emerges and shines a very public light on her marriage, can the fragile bond she’s started to form with RJ survive the ensuing chaos?
Everyone knows Gracie's fiancé died shortly before their wedding. What no one realized is just how much better her life is without him—and the guilt she feels over that fact. Too bad she's also painfully lonely. Maybe that marriage of convenience her parents favor isn't such a bad idea after all. Carson hasn't been lucky where is romance is concerned, either. But he needs to prove to his father that he's ready to settle down if he plans to inherit the family business someday. With his track record, trusting his judgment—and his heart—would surely be a huge mistake.
Hailey Porter is finally ready to stand on her own and be the best mother possible. Then she runs into her first love. John Hawthorne never thought he'd see Hailey again He certainly never thought they'd end up in a rocky marriage of convenience. Can Hailey and John rekindle the love they once shared?
Lucy Winterfall's family told her she needed to marry a stranger to cement a merger in the family business. Stephen Hawthorne admits he has to marry her to take his place in his family’s company. Stephen works with both companies and discovers some discrepancies. Not trusting their own families, they work together to discover how they were brought together. They hope that they can move past their odd beginning once they understand how it happened. What if the last piece of the puzzle angers the Hawthornes so much that they send her packing? Can her budding relationship with Stephen survive?