Kissing You Again (Burning Embers Book 1)

Lisa thought finding one single, handsome, available man after choosing to start life over was pure luck. But three? To make her life even more confusing, her ex is back, and he’s looking better than ever.

With each man being perfect for her in their own right, Lisa’s heart and mind are completely torn on which to choose … The Scrumptious Chef … The Hot Yoga Instructor … The Bossy Billionaire … Or her recently returned, “Why does he still look so good,” Ex.

She knew starting life over would surely have its difficulties, but never imagined her biggest problem would be four completely different men vying for her love at once. And the heart fluttering romance each one brings with them definitely won’t make her decision on choosing just one any easier.

Lisa suddenly finds herself stuck, wondering whether leaving the past in the past and moving forward in her life with a new man as originally planned is the best decision? Or if her ex, Ryan, who currently resides in the small town of Embers Glen, Tennessee is still the man for her?

She now has the decision of a lifetime to make and it won’t be easy, but getting to that decision she’ll have some of the best dates ever. The romantic and intimate evenings she’s about to experience she never could have imagined even in her wildest dreams.

And when she realizes life after forty can actually be the most fun, romantic and adventurous time of her life, she’ll find the courage to try some new things her younger self NEVER would have considered.

Still, she must choose only one man as she moves ahead in her new life, but can she do it before her indecision ruins her chances with all of them?

Romantic dates, new loves, old flames, heart-pounding intimacy, true friendships, inspiring courage, a second chance at romance, and an exotic trip overseas that explores a lot more than just the local sights is what awaits in this novel.

***** Book 2 in the Burning Embers Series, “Foolish Kiss,” is out now. *****


Foolish Kiss (Burning Embers Book 2)

When Lisa moves to the small town of Embers Glen, Tennessee, she’s positive her new beginning in life will include a romance filled marriage to her true love that’s waiting for her there.

Unfortunately she discovers life is never as easy as it’s imagined especially when a handsome, successful, muscular, ex of hers she was, “definitely over,” shows up in his private jet. And the big mistake she’s about to make may alter all their lives forever.

Still, Lisa wholeheartedly believes that her and her true love, Ryan, are meant to be. The stars have aligned, the intimacy between them is amazing, and their feelings for each other run deep.

And although the one mistake she makes may ruin all her future plans – she still finds a new career, a new friend, and has her best friends to fall back on for desperate needed help even though she now lives hundreds of miles away from them.

Lisa loves Ryan, but her “inexcusable blunder,” may ultimately change their lives together forever. And there’s no way she can keep what happened from Ryan for much longer – or can she? Only time will tell, but that’s something she doesn’t have much of.

Romantic rendezvous, close friendships, intense intimacy, forbidden secrets, life changing decisions, and handsome ex-boyfriends that somehow stay close even when miles apart will whisk you away into this small town romance.


Mad About Matt

A hot cop and a sweet baker get a second chance at love in this small town romance.

Seventeen years after Shay Michaels said goodbye to summers in Red Maple Falls and the only boy she ever truly loved, she’s back and the proud owner of Sweet Dreams Bakery. Life is good until someone breaks into her shop,making her question if the life she left behind in New York followed her.

As the local sheriff, Matt is keeping a close eye on the place and an even closer eye on the beautiful owner who refuses to take the break in seriously. Two conflicting personalities that burn bright on their own become down right explosive when thrown together. But in order to move toward a future together, they will have to let go of their past and accept the mistakes they made.

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Welcome to Red Maple Falls, a small town filled with big personalities. Nestled in the White Mountains of New Hampshire it is home to the Hayes siblings, three brothers and three sisters, all awaiting their happily ever after.

Book 1: Mad About Matt (Matt and Shay)
Book 2: Crushing on Kate (Kate and Caleb)
Book 3: Moments with Mason (Mason and Cassie)
Book 4: Catching Cooper (Cooper and Sarah)
Book 5: Hung Up on Hadley (Hadley and Sam)
Book 5.5 A Bride for Sam (Hadley and Sam)
Book 6: Dreaming of Daisy (Daisy and Nick)
Book 7: Marshall Family #1: Charmed by Chase (Chase and Bex)
Book 8: Blindsided by Brooke (Brooke and Tyler)
Book 9: Lusting After Layla (Layla and Declan)
Book 10: Jaded Until Jax (Jax and Kristen)

Meet Theresa Paolo

Romance author, lover of books, 90’s pop music and happily ever afters.

Moonlight Kisses and MugShots

Moonlight Kisses and MugShots (Saddle Creek Book 4) - ASIN B08964Q92V

Veronica (Ronnie) Travis, Miami policewoman, now a Saddle Creek, WY Sheriff’s Deputy and the new owner of Travis B&B, thanks to her Aunt Sally, who leads her on a scavenger hunt to discover her illegal activities.

Sheriff Mitch Rogers, a permanent non-paying guest at Travis B&B is convinced the late owner of the B&B had secrets; big ones. And hopes to find out what it is from his new deputy, Ronnie, If he can only keep it professional between them.

After Rosie’s Diner becomes a crime scene with an ensuing investigation, Ronnie has to sacrifice everything she’s come to love and treasure, but is Mitch included? Or is Ronnie leading Mitch on a wild goose chase just like her Aunt Sally?

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In Due Time

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What could go wrong?That’s what Rachel Billing thought when she agreed to be a surrogate for her brother and his wife. Despite the fact that she was a virgin, it seemed like a straightforward process. But when they die in a tragic accident, her world is suddenly turned upside down.Fired, broke and pregnant with someone else’s child, Rachel is despondent. When a friend offers to pay her to attend a party with Lance Muller, a wealthy businessman, she’s all in.The encounter leads to a job offer to take care of Lance’s live-in mother who is dying of cancer, and Rachel accepts.But when his mother learns she is pregnant, she mistakenly assumes Rachel is carrying her first grandchild.For his mother’s sake, Lance asks Rachel to pretend it’s true. Pretend they are a couple and pretend Lance is the father, to make his mom happy in her final days.Pretending never hurt anyone, right?What could go wrong?

Nailed

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From award-winning author Tara Wyatt comes a sexy contemporary standalone romance set during a steamy Boston summer.

If smartass carpenter Adam Hennessey hadn’t stood up Charlie Grant over a year ago, he might not find himself on the other side of a slammed door. But when Adam volunteers to repair Charlie’s deck as a favor to a friend, that’s exactly where he finds himself. Does he regret standing her up? Yes. Does he find the cynical, sarcastic sports journalist unbearably sexy? Also yes. Does she hate his guts? All the yes.

Charlie’s not the forgiving type, especially after a broken heart in the past has left her jaded, but she can’t deny that Adam, with his beard, tattoos and panty-melting smile (oh, and muscles–can’t forget to mention the muscles) might just be winning her over. With a second chance on the line, Charlie will have to decide if getting nailed by the smoking hot carpenter is worth the risk.

Come Back

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What if you fled from your small-town home at 17? Would you want to go back? Vi Masters would rather eat nails. But what if your aunt begs you to perform at her 60th birthday bash? She cared for you like neither of your parents ever did. And something about her voice on the phone seems off? Vi can’t say no. How bad can three days be? She can keep her secrets hidden that long. Can’t she?

What if you know tongues are wagging all over town like they did when your daughter ran away – when family troubles should be private? Now she’s back, Ben Johansen worries the girl will shame him again in the eyes of the Iowa town he reveres.

What if you’ve schemed and plotted to get the perfect life? But your stepdaughter could ruin it all? Would you be scared? Tammy Johansen is. Down to her bones. What if Ben finds out Tammy has always known why Vi ran? Tammy’s built her life around loving Ben. What if he won’t forgive her? What then?

What if the girl you worked so hard to get over waltzes into the diner where you’re having breakfast? What if you know you should hate her for the suspicion her disappearance rained down on you? But you can’t? What if you know neither of you is the same person you were? Would you still want her? Nate Barlow does. Against his better judgment.

What if you and Nate pinky-swore to tell the whole truth and nothing but the truth? Would you keep your oath and risk her last drop of hope? Amid worries over her aunt’s dementia, and facing down her prickly father, Vi’s sure Nate won’t give her a second chance. Not when he learns what she’s done.

Three days? It’s no ride on a pink duck.