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2 y separately published work icon The Border Laird's Bride Allison Butler , Chatswood : Mira Books , 2021 6874461 2013 single work novel romance historical fiction

'To fulfil his father's dying wish, border laird Jamie Graham must marry and sire a legitimate heir. But his marriage will be one of convenience, for he has vowed never to open his heart to betrayal. While guarding his cattle from thieves, Jamie catches the spirited daughter of a neighbouring laird stealing his horse.

'Despite viewing an arranged marriage as a death sentence, feisty Kenzie Irvine has no choice but to wed the domineering Jamie. But she has sworn an oath never to bring a child into an uncaring world. And Kenzie also has a dark secret she has no intention of giving away - even if she finds herself her on the wrong side of the law…'

Source: Publisher's blurb (Destiny Romance).

1 y separately published work icon The Road to You Chatswood : Mira Books , 2021 21183363 2021 anthology novel romance

'A collection of feel-good stories about new beginnings from three bestselling Australian authors.'

Source : publisher's blurb

1 y separately published work icon Meet Me in Bendigo Eva Scott , Chatswood : Mira Books , 2021 21183198 2021 single work novel romance

'Small-town Australia meets You've Got Mail in this rural romantic comedy about online dating, second chances, and following your heart.

'Small-town sweetheart Annalisa Cappelli has returned to Wongilly to take over her family's hardware store while she heals from a tragic loss. The business was hit hard by the pandemic, and now a Carpenter's Warehouse hardware superstore is opening in the district. There's no way Annalisa is going to let two hundred years of history go down the drain, but she's going to need to fight to keep her family's legacy alive.

'The one simple thing in her life is her no names, no complications, easy-breezy online relationship with GardenerGuy94. For now, their online flirtation is the only kind of romance Annalisa needs. Until she meets Ed Carpenter. Sexy as hell, he'd be the perfect man ... if he wasn't trying to destroy her business.

'Ed Carpenter is in Wongilly to offer the owner of a small hardware store a payout to pave the way for his family's next superstore. What he doesn't expect is for the owner to be the woman he's been talking to online. Annalisa is beautiful and passionate, and he's sure she's the one for him. But how can he reveal the truth without losing her?'

Source : publisher's blurb

1 y separately published work icon The Vet from Snowy River Stella Quinn , Chatswood : Mira Books , 2021 20852668 2021 single work novel romance

'Vera De Rossi no longer believes in love ...

'And thanks to her ex-boyfriend­ she's also broke, jobless, and staring down the barrel at a court case that could land her in prison. Turning to her talent for baking, Vera opens a cafe in Hanrahan, a cosy tourist town in the foothills of the Snowy Mountains.

'Josh Cody, once Hanrahan's golden boy, escaped sixteen years ago with gossip hard on his heels and a pregnant girlfriend in tow. Now he's back: a qualified veterinarian - and a single dad with a lot to prove. A new start and a grumpy teenage daughter ... it's a lot to juggle, and there's no room in his life for further complications. But that's before he walks into The Billy Button Cafe and meets its prickly owner ...

'Reeling from the past, Vera has no intention of being sidetracked by the hot vet with his killer smile. But fate has a way of tripping up our best intentions and between a stray cat and a busybody with a heart of gold, this is a town - a family - unlike any other. And, whether Vera wants it or not, is there anything a family won't do to help one of its own?' (Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon Just for the Holidays Chatswood : Mira Books , 2021 20742740 2021 selected work novel romance 'A collection of heartwarming stories from three bestselling local authors.

'Only We Know by Victoria Purman

'When Calla Maloney arrives on Kangaroo Island, she's not on a holiday but a mission: to track down her estranged brother.

'Sam Hunter is the reluctant prodigal son when his father's illness forces him home. The last thing he needs is playing tour guide to a redhead with no sense of direction.

'As Sam and Calla dig deeper into their long-buried family secrets, they discover that no one is an island and that opening up their hearts to love again might be the most dangerous thing they will ever do...

'Backpack and a Red Dress by Maddie Jane

'Managing a flailing second-hand clothes shop is not part of Calliope Kirkwood's life plan. But she's travelled across the world to meet her birth father and she won't leave until he acknowledges her. Soon Cally finds herself invested in turning the store around, despite the opposition of her new employer's son, Sam Hunter.

'But an unexpected discovery means Cally must decide where her true loyalty lies...She thought she'd do anything to find love, but choosing between her past and her future may leave her with no love at all.

'February or Forever by Juliet Madison

'Chrissie Burns has a plan: renovate her late aunt's rundown beach house, sell it and move on. But Tarrin's Bay has a lot to offer. Now, Chrissie is shocked to discover she will be the private yoga instructor to Drew Williams, Australia's top singer/songwriter.

'Drew's down-to-earth nature draws happiness out of Chrissie and though her days of stretching may bring her peace, she knows that this interlude must end. Because there's no pose to aid her if Drew leaves her heartbroken.'

Source : publisher's blurb

1 y separately published work icon A Small Town Heart Chatswood : Mira Books , 2021 20742395 2021 selected work novel romance

'A collection of captivating rural stories from three bestselling Australian authors.

'Queen of the Road by Tricia Stringer

'For struggling single mum Angela Ranger, a job driving trucks in small town Munirilla is a lifeline. But Munirilla may not be the godsend it seemed. Her accommodation is dingy, her fellow truckies are less than happy to see her, and the locals are reluctant to use her services.

'As much as he likes Angela, farm-manager Coop has problems of his own - sheep are going missing, his neighbours are acting strangely and the demons of his past are urging him to move on again. Put to the test, will they follow reason and leave? Or follow their hearts and build a home...together?

'Honey Hill House by Lisa Ireland

'Newly divorced Bea Elliot needs Honey Hill House for more than just a quaint project - converting the ramshackle farm house to a successful B&B will prove to her family, and herself, that she is strong enough to go it alone.

'Callum 'Mitch' Mitchell will be neighbourly to the new city girl. But experience has taught him not to get involved with out-of-towners - even if they're surprisingly irresistible. Good fences make good neighbours but, in small town Dulili, it seems like barriers might instead be breaking down...

'Ask Me No Questions by Shirley Wine

'Returning to Darkhaven after ten years, Logan is greeted with suspicion and distrust. Cambridge residents have long memories and he quickly discovers he can't escape the ghosts of his past, Piper - the woman he left behind - or the grief that threatens to bring him to his knees...

'He's heard it said often enough that you can never return home...and it looks like they were right. Will learning his secrets push Piper further away, or will he get a second chance at love?'

Source : publisher's blurb

1 y separately published work icon Savannah's Secret Mandy Magro , Sydney : Mira Books , 2021 20742146 2021 single work novel romance

'Starting over was never going to be easy, especially as he's looking for the one thing she can't give ... the truth.

'Set in the heart of the Australian countryside comes a compelling romance with a touch of suspense from bestselling author Mandy Magro.

'Savannah Silverton remains resolute in testifying as the sole eyewitness in Brisbane's most dangerous criminal case. For safety, the police have furnished her with a new identity and instructions to keep to herself. With a shiny new driver's licence in hand and job as a barmaid lined up, this die-hard city girl finds herself stepping off a bus and into the desolate street of the small country town she's now to call home.

'Ash Sullivan has it all, money at his fingertips, his own property, and a successful chopper mustering business. But when it comes to love, he's failed miserably. Bitter experience has taught him that if he is ever lucky enough to meet a special woman he can fall for again, she has to be upfront from the get-go, no matter what.

'These are two people, as different as chalk and cheese, who were never meant to meet until fate intervened. Will they grow to be the person each other needs? Or will their differences drive them apart?'

Source : publisher's blurb

1 y separately published work icon Starting from Scratch Penelope Janu , Sydney : Mira Books , 2021 19858515 2021 single work novel romance

'For readers of Karly Lane and Tricia Stringer...misunderstandings and injured pride stand in the way of true love in this charming rural romance from an award-winning and much-loved author.

''Penelope Janu's fresh, bright, funny new twist on rural romance is an absolute delight. Her wit is as sharp as a knife. She is one of my absolute must-read authors.' Victoria Purman, bestselling Australian author

'After a troubled childhood and the loss of her beloved grandmother, Sapphie Brown finally finds somewhere to call home - the close-knit rural community of Horseshoe Hill.

'The locals love Sapphie because she never gives up - as chair of the environment committee, with the children in her classes, the troubled teens at the youth centre, the ex-racehorses she cares for and even the neglected farmhouse and gardens she wants make her own. Sapphie gives second chances to everything and everyone. Except Matts Laarkin.

'An impossibly attractive environmental engineer who travels the world, Matts was Sapphie's closest childhood friend. He came to deliver a warning - now he doesn't want to leave.

'All Sapphie wants to do is forget their painful past, but thrown together they discover an attraction that challenges what they thought they knew about each other. Do they have a chance to recapture what they lost so long ago? Or will long-buried secrets tear them apart?

'In the flowers she creates from paper and the beauty that grows on the land, Sapphie has found perfect imperfection. Could that be what love is like too?' (Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon Snowy Mountains Daughter Alissa Callen , Sydney : Mira Books , 2021 19858447 2021 single work novel romance

'Welcome to Bundilla. A new close-knit community where romance can blossom. A compelling story of homecoming and family secrets from bestselling Australian author Alissa Callen.

'The road home isn't for the faint-hearted...

'Peony flower farmer Clancy Parker was born and bred in the Australian high country. Small-town Bundilla is the only place she will ever truly belong, even if staying means remaining alone. The man she'd loved is long gone and single men are as rare as a summer snowfall.

'As soon as he could, street artist Heath MacBride escaped his complicated family and traded mountain peaks for city concrete. Now a commission to paint a mural on Bundilla's water tower brings him home. It doesn't matter how long he's been away, the animosity of his cattleman father hasn't waned. As soon as the water tower is painted, he will be gone.

'But between steadfast Clancy, who'd once been his muse, a free-spirited kelpie who becomes his shadow and a corrosive family secret, his best laid plans disintegrate. When life again backs him into a corner, will he have no choice but to leave or will he and Clancy have the second chance they'd each thought would forever remain out of reach?' (Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon Close to Home Janet Gover , Sydney : Mira Books , 2021 19858405 2021 single work novel romance

'A delightful small town story of community and family with shades of Romeo and Juliet and The Dressmaker.

Two houses, both alike in dignity...

'Aunt Alice Dwyer loves her small Australian town. She's rarely left its comforting embrace. She knows everyone in it; in fact, she's related to most of them. All she wants is to keep her family safe and the town running exactly the way it always has. Her way. But when an exotic French artist comes to town, her hold begins to weaken...

'Lucienne Chevalier, once the toast of Europe, has come to Nyringa after a tragic loss to hang up her sequins and create a place for her circus family to rest between tours. With her is Simon, her grandson, recovering from an injury so damaging he can no longer perform. Lucienne fears he'll never embrace a new future. That is, until she notices the chemistry between him and the new schoolteacher... All they need is a push.

'Both grande dames think they know what's best, but with equal amounts of stubbornness on both sides, peace looks unlikely. Then a relationship between Alice's rebellious great-niece and a teenage acrobat sets the two communities on a collision course. But when the bakery starts making patisseries over lamingtons, the battle lines are truly drawn...

'A story of community and family. Of the love that brings them together ... and the fears that would tear them apart.' (Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon The Codebreakers Alli Sinclair , Chatswood : Mira Books , 2021 19532087 2021 single work novel historical fiction

'They will dedicate their lives to their country, but no one will ever know...

'A compelling story about tenacity and friendship, inspired by the real codebreaking women of Australia's top-secret Central Bureau in WWII. For readers who love Judy Nunn and Kate Quinn.

'1943, Brisbane: The war continues to devastate and the battle for the Pacific threatens Australian shores. For Ellie O'Sullivan, helping the war effort means utilising her engineering skills for Qantas as they evacuate civilians and deliver supplies to armed forces overseas. Her exceptional logic and integrity attract the attention of the Central Bureau-an intelligence organisation working with England's Bletchley Park codebreakers. But joining the Central Bureau means signing a lifetime secrecy contract. Breaking it is treason.

'With her country's freedom at risk, Ellie works with a group of elite women who enter a world of volatile secrets; deciphering enemy communications to change the course of the war. Working under immense pressure, they form a close bond-yet there could be a traitor in their midst. Can the women uncover the culprit before it's too late?

'As Ellie struggles with the magnitude of the promise she's made to her country, a wedge grows between her and those she holds dear. When the man she loves asks questions she's forbidden to answer, how will she prevent the double life she's leading from unravelling?' (Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon The Bushranger's Wife Cheryl Adnams , Sydney : Mira Books , 2021 16811321 2019 single work novel romance historical fiction

'How do you tame a wild colonial boy? With an even wilder colonial girl.

'Central Highlands of Victoria 1861

'Jack the Devil's reputation precedes him. The most notorious bushranger on the Central Highlands, nothing throws him off his game -- until he holds up Prudence Stanforth and her grandmother. Jack can't help but be captivated by the feisty Pru and her lack of fear in the face of danger.

'Weeks later, Pru crosses paths with the respectable businessman Jack Fairweather, and it's not long before she recognises him as the bushranger who stole her favourite necklace. His price for the locket's return is a kiss -- a kiss that ignites sparks in them both.

'When Pru discovers her grandmother has been keeping a devastating secret, running away with Jack the Devil is the perfect escape for her broken heart. The dangerous nature of his less than salubrious occupation is a poetic contradiction to her sheltered upbringing, and only fuels their passion.

'But as life becomes more complicated, will the return of dark elements from Jack's past ruin their chance at happiness?

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 y separately published work icon The Healer Allison Butler , Chatswood : Mira Books , 2020 7907630 2014 single work novel romance historical fiction

'An outcast in her own home for as long as she can remember, Lynelle Fenwick will do anything to earn her father’s approval. Including exaggerating her healing skills, and setting off alone to rescue her step-brother from a band of raiding Scots.

'Living under a curse that has haunted the Closeburn Clan for years, Laird William Kirkpatrick, will do anything to save his sole surviving brother. He may not believe in curses, but his clan does, and the growing number of graves seems to support their side.

'Having banished all healers from the clan for trickery, he has no choice but to allow an Englishwoman, claiming to be a skilled healer, into his home and into the room of his wounded brother.

'Enemies by birth and circumstance, they can only succeed together. But blood runs deep, and tensions high. What matters the desires of a heart?'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 y separately published work icon One from the Heart One from the Heart - A Rivervue Community Theatre Romance Daniel De Lorne , Fiona Greene , Nikki Logan , Sydney : Mira Books , 2020 20228065 2020 selected work novel romance
1 y separately published work icon Red Dust Secrets Barbara Hannay , Chatswood : Mira Books , 2020 19533650 2020 selected work novel romance
1 y separately published work icon Christmas Among the Gum Trees Susanne Bellamy , Nicole Flockton , Jennie Jones , Lauren K. McKellar , Ainslie Paton , Chatswood : Mira Books , 2020 19532739 2020 selected work novel

'A collection of sparkling holiday romance stories from five bestselling Australian authors.'

1 y separately published work icon Country Darkness Sarah Barrie , Shannon Curtis , Juanita Kees , Chatswood : Mira Books , 2020 19532511 2020 selected work novel romance

'A collection of romantic suspense stories from three bestselling Australian authors.'

1 y separately published work icon Home Sweet Home Mandy Magro , Chatswood : Mira Books , 2020 19532290 2020 single work novel romance

'Set in the heart of the Australian countryside comes a gorgeous romance about the power of fate from bestselling author Mandy Magro.

'What happens when fate gets a little helping hand?

'Sienna Lewis knows firsthand about being an Aussie battler, but she has her beautiful daughter, Zara, to keep fighting for. One day she dreams of giving Zara the life and big family she deserves. For now, Sienna can only focus on her work at the hospital. But when she connects with a new patient who has driven away nearly everyone in his life, she is astounded when he leaves her his sprawling Far-North Queensland property.

'Mason King has worked tirelessly to follow in the footsteps of his beloved cattleman neighbour, Max, by raising ethically farmed cattle - despite the stream of disapproval from his old-fashioned father. Little does he know that Max, having seen sparks fly between Mason and Sienna, has set up his own plan to bring Sienna to town.

'As new neighbours, Mason and Sienna discover they cherish similar things in life and are drawn to each other. Although, there's a secret between them that could ruin everything... When all seems lost, will fate then have another twist in store for them?' (Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon The Boundary Fence [and] The Silver Creek Alissa Callen , Chatswood : Mira Books , 2020 19532196 2020 selected work novel