Hope Creek Collection

Each 60,000 word contemporary inspirational romance takes place in Hope Creek, a small fictitious town an hour outside of Charlotte, North Carolina.

Book One Stand-in Mom

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With harmful childhood memories best forgotten, Hope Creek is the last place ambitious Mallory Miller wants to return. But for her teen niece and young nephew she’ll do just about anything. When she finds a carefree horse trainer entwined in the kids’ lives who speaks his mind about how to raise her charges, she questions her idea of adding structure and accountability to the free-spirited children’s days. Dylan Hall is thrilled Mallory came to care for her sister’s children, but they need space, not someone hovering over them every minute. Furthermore, she needs to stop interfering with his floundering horse-training business. He doesn’t need her creative ideas to succeed. As they spend more and more time together, Mallory realizes she has met a man worth risking her heart for, and Dylan has finally found a woman who completes him.

Book Two The Widow’s Second Chance
When a family friend gifts Anna Belle Buckley’s two boys a pony, the monotony of life changes as they take daily trips to Chestnut Grove Stables. Colton Pierce is content with the status quo, so when Anna Belle, a widow, and her boys arrive at the farm every afternoon his life turns askew at his surprising romantic feelings towards her. What’s worse, the charity barn dance he offered to help with is being coordinated by Anna Belle, who is highly hands-on. Because of his parents messy divorce, Colt is apprehensive when his attraction to Anna Belle affects his every thought. At first, Anna Belle is shocked she is captivated by Colt as her plan is to honor her husband and never remarry. As time goes on and she is unable to control her feelings, she is frightened to take the next step because no one will ever replace her husband or her children’s father.

Book Three A New Mother’s Dream
After adopting three young foster children in one fell swoop, Trisha Powell decides to move to Hope Creek to raise her children in a small-town environment. An IT project manager her whole adult life, she doesn’t realize what she is getting into when she agrees to manage a construction project. But the tile installer appears to be husband material, and she’s looking. Working his first job on his own, Walker Jacobson is excited to be in charge of all the tile and flooring work in Mama Dixie’s farmhouse while she is in rehab. Except, he had no idea he would be micromanaged by newcomer Trisha, who has three young children and doesn’t appear to want to stop at three.