By Rel Mollet
Valentine’s Day is the perfect excuse to tuck into some delicious chocolate and a romantic read! Love abounds in these five novels that capture the essence and challenge of falling in love.
Never Forget by Jody Hedlund
Jody Hedlund combines romance and history effortlessly in Never Forget (Northern Lights Press). A yachting accident leaves wealthy Nathaniel Winthrop uncertain as to his identity, washed up on the beach at Rose Island. Nathaniel’s assumption provides Abbie Watson with a way to protect her Grandpa’s home and livelihood, yet her heart is soon torn between the truth and the man she has captured her heart.
Never Forget (Beacons of Hope)
Northern Lights Press
Rescue Me by Susan May Warren
Prefer your romance to unfold amidst danger and adventure? Look no further than Rescue Me (Revell), the latest in Susan May Warren’s Montana Rescue series. Stranded in Glacier National Park’s forbidding wilderness, with the impulsive and flighty sister of his girlfriend, Deputy Sam Brooks has his hands full saving a group of frightened teenagers while battling an unwanted attraction to a woman he may have misunderstood.
Rescue Me (Montana Rescue #2)
Susan May Warren
The Amish Wanderer by Laura V. Hilton
Amish romance continues to capture readers’ hearts so journey with Bethany Weiss and Silas Beiler in Laura V. Hilton’s The Amish Wanderer (Whitaker) as they rekindle their past love. Since their first courtship, pain and heartbreak have changed them. Bethany is hiding from cruel gossip following her father’s admittance to a mental hospital and Silas has been rejected by his family. Will a second chance at love overcome their deep losses?
The Amish Wanderer
Laura V. Hilton
The Elusive Miss Ellison by Carolyn Miller
Romance and the Regency period were made for each other! Debut novelist, Carolyn Miller, transports readers to St. Hampton Heath in The Elusive Miss Ellison (Kregel). The village is all aflutter with the arrival of Hampton Hall’s new owner, the seventh Earl of Hawkesbury. Lavinia Ellison, the reverend’s daughter, is less than impressed with Nicholas Stamford’s position and reputation. When a scandal forces them together, both discover an unexpected love.
The Elusive Miss Ellison
Maybe it’s You by Candace Calvert
Medical romance more your style? Candace Calvert immerses readers in the fast-paced world of Hope hospital, pitting ER nurse Sloan Ferrell, a woman desperate to escape her wild past, against marketing guru, Micah Prescott, a man determined to improve the hospital’s image. Maybe it’s You (Tyndale) is a redemptive and romantic, the perfect Valentine’s read!
Maybe it’s You (Crisis Team)