Mine to Keep is a small town, woman on the run romance set in USA Today Bestselling author Jen Talty’s new Safe Harbor Series!
All Brynleigh “Bryn” Tinsley wanted was to find a safe harbor and put the past where it belonged.
Aaliyah Rose has spent the last year dealing with the judgments of others. She can handle the finger pointing. Even the name calling. But what she can’t handle is the fact she did what any other human being would have done in her shoes and Huck knows that, yet he won’t forgive her, much less give her the time of day. So, when her cousin, Jayme Caldwell calls her and tells her that Huck Duncan is stationed at the same base as her husband, Aaliyah hops on the next plane to Texas. It’s time that Huck faces the truth on how and why his brother died.
Huckleberry “Huck” Duncan fell in love with the wrong woman and because of that fact, his brother is dead. However, he can forgive Aaliyah for her hand in his brother’s death. But what Huck can’t forgive is her lies. That is until he’s faced with the truth and those facts collide with a past he’s been trying to forget.
They had no idea how close their worlds were. Or how deadly. All Laine West wants is a change of pace. Her move to Killeen, Texas is supposed to be a fresh start where she put down roots, come to terms with her past, and spends time with an old friend. But when an unexpected phone call from her mother turns deadly Laine finds herself in the middle of drug war with the Mexican Cartel that has nothing to do with her and everything to do with her past and her future. Delta Force soldier, Knox Bentley lost his mother when she was murdered by the Cartel. Now his DEA agent father is missing. When his buddy Troy “Lucky” Schmidt asks him to help his friend Laine get settled, Knox looks forward to the distractions from his problems. Little did either know how intertwined their worlds were and now Knox must find out who murdered Laine’s mother before they come and kill Laine.
Love in the Adirondacks—where hearts come together like the moon and the stars shining bright in the sky, showing the boats the way home at night. The last thing she wanted was a man. But he was exactly what she needed. Tayla Johnson doesn't have time for romance. She barely has time to stop and smell the roses. However, when her parents plan a big family reunion, she makes a promise to her mom and dad she will take two weeks off work and spend time with them and her two sisters. Something she hasn't done in years. She's ready for a little fun in her childhood home, but she's not prepared for the sexy next-door neighbor that won't take no for an answer. She doesn't want love or happily-ever-after. All she's ever known is work, career, and sheer determination. Gael Waylen spent most of his twenties and thirties chasing dollar signs. He had no idea life had passed him by until his parents and baby sister were killed in a small plane crash six months ago. At their funeral, he vowed to make changes in his life, but he has no idea what that really looked like until the day Tayla Johnson came home. He sees in her exactly who he used to be and he doesn't want her to make the same mistakes. While he tells himself he's only trying to give her the gift of time, he ends up giving her his heart. Cover by Charity Hendry Designs
Love in the Adirondacks—where hearts come together like the moon and the stars shining bright in the sky, showing the boats the way home at night. Her world as she knew stopped. And then he walked in. Tiki Johnson had a perfect life. A wonderful career and a loving boyfriend. Or so she thought. In an instant, everything changed. Her boyfriend left her for another woman—her boss—who decided her services were no longer needed. Feeling as though she needs a break from life, she takes the family boat to the narrows for a camping trip. Alone. All she wants is a little time and space to re-group and plan her next steps. She never expected to meet a sexy stranger who offers her a distraction from her problems. Lake Grant has been going to Lake George for years. He loves to camp and fish and spend time forgetting whom his mother is while pretending he doesn’t come from New York royalty. When he first meets Tiki, he’s totally amused by her inability to camp, but even more, so that she has no idea who he is. It’s a novelty he’s not used to. And frankly, he doesn’t trust. However, the longer he spends time with Tiki, the more his heart begs him to do the one thing he swore to his mother he’d never do. Fall in love. Cover by Charity Hendry Designs
Love in the Adirondacks—where hearts come together like the moon and the stars shining bright in the sky, showing the boats the way home at night. The Wedding Driver: He’s been making dreams come true for a decade. Never in a million years did he believe his dream was a boat ride away. Tonya Johnson has been in love with the elusive Foster Landon for as long as she can remember. However, other than their mutual business arrangement of her wedding planning business and the fact that he takes newlyweds around the bay on his antique boat shortly after their nuptials, he barely gives her the time of the day. Well, she’s tired of being ignored and decides it's time Foster Landon takes her out on a proper date. Foster Landon had his heart broken once and he doesn’t plan on letting that happen again. While he believes in love, it’s not for him. Not anymore. That is until Tonya asked him to take him for a boat ride. And not a wedding ride. He should say no, but he couldn’t resist her smile. Besides, of all the wedding planners in the area, she brought him the most business. Who was he to say no? However, he wasn’t prepared to lose his heart and find himself wanting to become a groom. Cover by Charity Hendry Designs
Mine to Keep is a small town, woman on the run romance set in USA Today Bestselling author Jen Talty’s new Safe Harbor Series! All Brynleigh “Bryn” Tinsley wanted was to find a safe harbor and put the past behind her so she could raise her little girl in a peaceful, loving environment. Now, three identities later and two thousand miles away, she finds herself in the small, seaside town of Lighthouse Cove, Florida. The last thing she needs is a pesky firefighter who keeps showing up at every turn, doing his best to become her handyman—and more. But when her daughter’s life is on the line, Brynleigh will do whatever it takes to protect her daughter from the hell that is her past. Jamison Kirby can understand not wanting to speak to your family. He’s barely spoken to his mother or brothers in almost two years. So, he doesn’t think much of Bryn not wanting anything to do with her daughter’s extended family. However, he does take being lied to personally. So, when he finds out that Bryn isn’t even her real name, he goes digging into her past. And doesn’t like what he finds. Worse, he pokes a hornet’s nest, putting Bryn and her daughter in the line of fire, and forcing Jamison to do the one thing he swore he’d never do. Call his family for help.
She came to Lighthouse Cove to put the past where it belonged and in the process she found her future. Trinity Hughes has spent a lifetime resenting her biological father. However, now that he’s dead, Trinity wants to set the record straight. Her father might have killed one man thirty-five years ago, but he paid his debt to society. She knows deep in her soul that he did not murder sixteen men and she’s going to prove it. All she needs is a little help from the last man who saw her father alive. After ending a six year relationship, Local police officer Emmett Kirby has given up on love and family, dedicating himself to a career that has been the cornerstone of his life. And he’s happy to do it. However, when a homeless stranger comes through town and is accused of murder, and then killed right in front of him, Emmett questions the investigation and what he uncovers he not only doesn’t like, but it puts Trinity in the center of a twisted plan that could make her the killer’s next victim.