Reviews - Contemporary

Olivia Cattenach runs  the family ranch in Wyoming. Besides her Aunt Mae, she is the last remaining Cattenach after her brother, Justin, is killed while serving overseas. She finds herself alone and wallowing in grief — that is, until a soldier comes to her ranch saying he was a friend of Justin's. 

Vanessa Clark feels very out of place on the cruise ship 'MS Princess Catarina'. After reuniting with her grandfather, Vanessa discovers she is the heir to a huge fortune and in an effort to reconnect, her grandfather asks her to take the cruise tour and learn about his business. Unfortunately, the small town girl from Kansas feels more overwhelmed than privileged by her new status.

Princess Tia Helios has some grand ideas about how to restructure her father’s kingdom in order to bring it up to 21st Century standards. Before she can approach her father with her ideas, however, she wants to learn what the subjects of the kingdom feel about the monarchy they live in under — so Tia goes undercover.

Crazy in Love

Anna Flint is a very special person. She loves palindromes and could speak about them for hours. She collects tin cans. She loves math, and the perfection of numbers. She uses these things to survive in the world around her — she knows she is different from others, but her uniqueness is her shield.  

Tessa’s dream is to go to college and write novels.  Her brother and her ex-boyfriend think college is a waste of time and money.  They want her to stay in town so they can take care of her.  Against their wishes, Tessa moves to the small, New Jersey town of Mystic Island, and rents a broken-down house while she buckles down to write and study.