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Your Must-Read List for Autumn Romance Recs!


Your Must-Read List for Autumn Romance Recs!

April is here and it’s the perfect time to dive into some new reads! With the autumn weather settling in, there’s nothing quite like curling up with a good book and escaping reality for a little while.

Whether you’re snuggled up at home or sitting out in the park enjoying the crisp autumn air, these books are sure to keep you entertained and engaged. So without further ado, here are my top picks for romantic reads this April.

Rom-com: Kilt Trip by Alexandra Kiley

For fans of Emily Henry and Sarah Morgenthaler comes a brand-new Scotland-set romantic comedy. In this enemies-to-lovers romance, one woman discovers more than the just the magic of the heartland’s lochs and landscapes — but not before clashing with the proud Scotsman she’s forced to work with.

Ready or Scot…

Globetrotter Addie Macrae always follows her wanderlust. As a travel consultant, she jet-sets around the world — anywhere but Scotland. But when she’s sent on assignment to help a struggling family-run tour company in the Highlands — and save her own job — Addie packs away her emotional baggage and turns on the professional charm.

Rugged as the land he loves, Logan Sutherland’s greatest joy is sharing the beauty of Scotland’s hidden gems…even if it means a wee bit of red ink on the company’s bottom line. The last thing Logan wants is some American ‘expert’ pushing tourist traps and perpetuating myths about the Loch Ness Monster — especially when Addie never leaves her desk to experience the country for herself.

As they wage an office war, Logan discovers Addie’s secret connection to Scotland: a handful of faded Polaroids of her late mother. Hoping for a truce, he creates a private tour to the places in the pictures to help Addie find closure and appreciate the enchantment in less-traveled destinations, never expecting the off-limits attraction sparking between them. But Addie’s contract is almost up, and magic won’t pay the bills. They can’t afford distractions, but how can Addie do her job if she hasn’t explored all Scotland — and Logan — have to offer?

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Rural romance: The Grazier’s Son by Cathryn Hein

When taking up an unexpected inheritance with an unhappy past, newcomer Stirling is daunted to find a town set against him. Except, perhaps, for one sassy, big-hearted woman, who is willing to give him a chance to prove he belongs. Pitch-perfect rural romance from popular Australian author Cathryn Hein.

When helicopter pilot Stirling Hawley travels to Grassmoor in Victoria’s lush Western District to claim an inheritance, he doesn’t expect to face a town that hates him.

Nor does he anticipate being saved from near-death by glamorous vintage clothing designer Darcy Sloane. Or that she’ll take a personal interest in his recovery. But Grassmoor and Westwind, the historic mansion Stirling inherited from the father he never knew, prove full of surprises.

The more Stirling digs into his father’s life, the more uneasy he becomes. Behind Dougal Kildare’s respectable stock agent and farmer veneer was a man of secrets. While the fraud that devastated the community and led to Dougal’s tragic death is one, there are others. And such things never stay buried forever…

As Stirling’s suspicions about Dougal’s death grow, danger creeps ever closer. Until it’s not only Stirling’s life in peril but the woman he’s come to love.

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Heartfelt fiction: Return To Hope Creek by Alyssa J. Montgomery

When two old flames come back to their home town, sparks are bound to ignite. A rural romance from USA Today bestselling author Alyssa J. Montgomery.

A horrific car accident ended former world number-one Stella Simpson’s tennis career, and a betrayal ended her relationship with her fiancé/coach. When a family friend offers to sell her half of a property in the rural community where she grew up, it seems like the perfect place to escape, heal and begin the next phase of her life. Until she discovers that the man who broke her heart ten years ago has bought the other half of the same property.

Mitchell Scott seemingly had it all: fame and fortune as one of the NFL’s highest-paid quarterbacks, and a beautiful family. But wealth and celebrity can’t compensate for a loveless, toxic marriage, and he’s glad to give it all up to raise his son in the one place that always brought him peace. Encountering Stella again so long after the messy end to their relationship is a complication he doesn’t need — but one he finds himself wanting.

As each tries to build a new life, they are drawn to each other, and find that their chemistry is just as strong as it ever was. When the press gets wind of their romance and descend on Hope Creek looking for a scoop, Mitchell’s malicious ex-wife isn’t far behind. Will she tear apart everything they’ve built, or will their love be stronger the second time around?

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Historical rec: The Beautiful People by Michelle Gable

Set against the glamorous 1960s Jet Set, this a novel about a failed debutante whose new job as assistant to society photographer Slim Aarons takes her into the complicated inner circle of Palm Beach socialites, and into a beguiling friendship with the star at its center, heiress and rising fashion designer Lilly Pulitzer.

It’s 1961, and for Margo Hightower, everything is about to change. True, her engagement is off, her family has fallen in scandal, and she’s completely broke. But she’s just been hired as assistant to photographer Slim Aarons — famous for his vibrant pictures of high society, royalty, and Hollywood stars — and she knows this opportunity is her ticket to something better.

From the bright beaches of Acapulco to glitzy parties in New York, Margo is thrown headfirst into the glamorous jet-set world she so covets, observing its ways from behind the camera as Slim’s sidekick. There’s Jackie Kennedy, Truman Capote’s Swans, a host of Vanderbilts. Beautiful people in beautiful places.

But when they land in Palm Beach, a scene with few rules and many riches, the lines between work and play begin to blur. As Margo becomes swept up in the city’s social circle — and into a friendship with heiress and rising fashion designer Lilly Pulitzer — the golden life seems increasingly in reach. Until she finds herself entangled in a complicated web of loyalties and secrets that could bring it all crashing down…

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Something sexy: Make Me Want by Katee Robert

Make Me Want

‘I want everything.’ She’s taking control. And it’s driving him wild!

Lucy Baudin’s ex did a number on her self-esteem, but it’s time for her to regain control. In her job as a lawyer she’s bold, confident. But in the bedroom she needs inspiration to reawaken her inner seductress. Asking her friend Gideon Novak for help seems wrong…yet so deliciously right!

Make Me Crave

‘I crave you…’ Can their hunger be satisfied?

Roman Bassani will do anything to close a deal. Even chase down Allie Landers on her Caribbean vacation to make an offer on her company. He expects a challenge — but not their immediate intense attraction. After an accidental one-night stand they agree to put business aside — for now. The island lulls them into a heated sexual journey…but what happens to their opposing interests when they return from paradise?

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Foreign fling: A Pregnancy Bombshell To Bind Him by Annie West

Their fling has a consequence that will make the front page! Read all about it in this surprise-baby romance from USA TODAY bestselling author Annie West .

Breaking news: she’s having the billionaire’s baby!

Model Laura is filming on location when she’s swept off her feet by wildly attractive Vassili. After a lifetime of lies, Laura’s drawn to his honesty — he doesn’t do commitment. Until she learns he’s engaged, and that she’s pregnant…

Greek tycoon Vassili is furious his family fabricated his engagement, especially as Laura now won’t return his calls. When a newspaper reports she’s expecting, Vassili tracks her down, and discovers it’s true! A convenient marriage would secure his heir, but it will take more than a ring to rebuild their trust…

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Sweet read: The Rancher Hits The Road by Melissa Senate

Nothing like a little road trip with a jilted bride.

Ranch foreman Shane Dawson certainly hadn’t expected he’d be escorting the bride away from her wedding, but Ashley McCray was determined to track down her good-for-nothing runaway groom. Since widower Shane’s twin daughters were scheduled to visit family anyway, Shane offered Ashley a ride to seek her revenge.

All he asked was that Ashley help turn his tomboy twins into temporary angels who could change his late wife’s parents’ minds about seeking custody. Seven hours on the road should have been enjoyable and uneventful.

Except this romance-weary couple had more in common than they’d ever imagined…

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Medical romance: The Doctor’s Billion-Dollar Bride by Marion Lennox

Could the island doc’s convenient groom…become her forever?

Find out in Marion Lennox’s latest billionaire medical romance with a difference!

Saving the doctor’s charity…with ‘I do’!

Forced into a convenient union to claim a lifesaving billion-dollar legacy, ophthalmologist Seb and GP Jodie agree their marriage will begin and end with their wedding! Neither believes in happily-ever-after — how can they when life has taught them such tough lessons?

But once they start living together, it’s impossible to keep their barriers in place. And an unexpected passion is quickly unleashed!

Dare this fake bride…become a real wife?

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