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Muse Creations is dedicated to bringing quality electronic books to readers. Explore this page for great reads from Val Cameron, Carole Dean, Vanessa Grant, V. G. Oltmann

Over the next few weeks we'll be adding more backlist titles from both Val Cameron and Vanessa Grant - and watch for Vanessa Grant's new romantic women's fiction novel, Lifelines, coming soon.

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William "520%" Miller (The Ponzi Files)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,320. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014 by Muse Creations Inc vanessa@oltmann.ca. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Hoaxes & deceptions
New York investors of 1889 discovered the hottest financial opportunity of the year thanks to a 21 year old man struggling to support his sick wife and baby. Learn about the 19th Century fraudster who conned 13,000 people of over $1 million dollars. The full story behind this classic Ponzi scheme might never have been known if it weren’t for a New York District Attorney's memoirs of crime.
If You Loved Me
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,260. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013 by Muse Creations Inc vanessa@oltmann.ca. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
She needs his help to find her son – no matter what the cost! When Seattle surgeon Emma Garrett’s son disappears on an adventurous kayaking trip, Emma desperately needs the help of an expert who knows the territory. Nobody knows the Pacific Ocean’s north coast wilderness like Gray McKenzie - but Emma soon realizes that reawakening her past with Gray may cost far more than she’d imagined.
Think About Love
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Series: Gabriola Island, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,910. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Muse Creations Inc vanessa@oltmann.ca. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
The last thing successful businesswoman Samantha Jones envisions is her beloved grandmother in a nursing home – and having to fly to remote Gabriola Island to care for her orphaned infant niece. But family is as important to Samantha as her job with Cal Tremaine, and she’s determined not to let instant motherhood interrupt her career - … until headstrong Cal offers something more tempting.
Seeing Stars
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,030. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Muse Creations Inc vanessa@oltmann.ca. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Arizona astronomer Claire Welland is anything but starry-eyed when it comes to romance. The last thing she expects when she comes home to Port Townsend, Washington, for her high school reunion is to be swept off her feet by Blake McKenzie. Once the town bad boy, Blake is now a prominent shipbuilder dedicated to helping local teens. Can he convince her that their future is together - in the stars?
September 7th
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 124,210. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013 by Muse Creations Inc vanessa@oltmann.ca. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Can she annihilate him ... before her memories destroy her? When Cindy Parkers' fourteen-year-old body shows up in a dumpster, Fran Walters of the Organized Crimes Against Children Task Force knows that this isn't just a case of a teenage runaway reaching a tragic end. There is a mark on Cindy's body, a branding Fran knows well. Can Fran find and destroy Cindy's murderer before he kills again?
With This Will
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Series: Inner City Short Stories. Price: Free! Words: 12,830. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013 by Muse Creations Inc vanessa@oltmann.ca. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
An Inner City Short Story Suzanne's Story: My carefully smooth, rounded letters knit into words as I write. I, Suzanne Collins, leave all my worldly possessions to my son, David. This edition of the short story WITH THIS WILL includes an excerpt of the author's thriller novel, SEPTEMBER 7TH, in which a character developed from the short story's Suzanne plays a pivotal role.
Rachel's Gun
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 121,220. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013 by Muse Creations Inc vanessa@oltmann.ca. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Rachel has a gun: When a group therapy client at the Gastown Women’s Center threatens to shoot her abuser, therapist Rachel McKenna defuses the violence with a session at the punching bag. There was a time when the fantasy of using her own gun to kill Lionel Richards was the only thing that kept Rachel together. She still has the revolver.
Rachel Has a Gun
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Series: Inner City Short Stories. Price: Free! Words: 6,540. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013 by Muse Creations Inc vanessa@oltmann.ca. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
An Inner City Short Story by Val Cameron Rachel sits in the hard chair nearest the door, long legs stretched out. Violence in the air tonight. Four cold walls, vinyl floor covered with a circular braided rug. Two sofas. Two chairs. Six women. “Hazel,” she says. Hazel's brunette head jerks and she glares at Alice on her right. “You ever want to kill a man?” Rachel has a gun...
Lifelines: Kate's Story
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,770. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013 by Muse Creations Inc vanessa@oltmann.ca. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Kate Taylor hasn’t had a good night’s sleep since her husband died. It doesn’t help that David’s dog, Socrates, expects her to bring his master back; that her personal life is a tangle of conflicting relationships. Kate is tired of coping, tired of life. Then one night on an icy road, A razor’s edge from death, she realizes she wants to live. Kate's decision to live could be the death of her.
The Colors of Love
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,170. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013 by Muse Creations Inc vanessa@oltmann.ca. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
“Ms. Grant creates a masterpiece … romance at its best.” Rendezvous. Jamie Ferguson – artistic, impulsive, and unreliable – gets under Alex's skin from the moment he first sees her. She's the picture of a restless spirit – and Alex craves order, efficiency, and sensible women. But he's about to stumble into a storm of love and learn that life has depths he never dreamed.
Storm - the Author's Cut
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Series: Pacific Waterfront Romances, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,850. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013 by Muse Creations Inc vanessa@oltmann.ca. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Book 1 in the Pacific Waterfront Romance series When broadcaster Laurie Mather succeeded in talking her way aboard Luke Lucas’s seaplane when he flew out on a search-and-rescue mission off the treacherous coast of northern British Columbia, her well-ordered life changed forever.
The Broken Gate
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Price: Free! Words: 11,670. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011 by Muse Creations Inc vanessa@oltmann.ca. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
a short story by Vanessa Grant “Tomorrow morning she would wake up under the duvet in the chilly house, safe from wars and death and tragedy. She would stretch out her hand with her eyes closed and when her fingers touched John’s warm flesh, she would nestle into him with her lips ..." When Jennifer returned home from the war zone, everything had changed ... except the broken gate.
On Johnny's Terms
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Series: Time for Love, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,490. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011 by Muse Creations Inc vanessa@oltmann.ca. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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Cynthia knew it was outrageous to ask Jonathan's help when they hadn't spoken a civil word in the fourteen years since she was sixteen. But she'd flown across the country to find him, trying to find the right words all through the four-hour flight. She hadn't called to say she was coming, so he wouldn't be expecting her. He certainly wouldn't smile when he saw her. "I came to ask you for money."
Just One Kiss
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,160. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2011 by Muse Creations Inc vanessa@oltmann.ca. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Despite gathering darkness and whispering snow, Nikki Johnson took one last run down the mountain and ended up lying in a pile of snow at the base of a tree. When a determined man with ebony hair and glittering green eyes rescued her, a wild impulse urged Nikki to ask the stranger for just one kiss before he dropped her at the lodge. She had no idea how much trouble one kiss could cause!
After All This Time
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Series: Time for Love, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,330. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2010 by Muse Creations Inc vanessa@oltmann.ca. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Carrie Brooke fell in love with her employer, Charles Kantos, the first time she saw him, but she'd always been careful not to let it show. Now she'd ruined it all, and when she woke up in bed with him the morning after his best friend's wedding, Carrie knew there was only one thing to do - run. But Carrie was Kantos Holdings's best acquisitions specialist and Charles wasn't letting her quit.
Strangers by Day
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Series: Latin Legacy, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,240. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2010 by Muse Creations Inc vanessa@oltmann.ca. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
"You can't offer to marry every man you meet." Faith's father was a Corsica, which was as Latin as one could get. It was the American half that kept getting her into trouble. Widowed and childless at thirty-one, Faith wants to start again. Being marooned in the tropics with an attractive stranger puts life in perspective. She's determined that Max is the answer - but can she persuade him?
Shadows and Dreams
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Series: Pacific Waterfront Romances, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,600. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2010 by Muse Creations Inc vanessa@oltmann.ca. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Book 2 in the Pacific Waterfront Romances series: Dana had never been sailing before, but when the opportunity arose to leave her boring city job and take to the open seas she had no hesitation. But could she ever convince the ship's captain, Kurt Sanders, that they were meant to be together. Dana was determined to win Kurt's heart ... but would he ever love another woman as he had his late wife?
No Time for Loving
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Series: Time for Love, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,280. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2010 by Muse Creations Inc vanessa@oltmann.ca. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Being responsible for managing the family business meant there was no time for loving in Sarah's hectic life. But when Alex Candon made the outrageous suggestion Sarah spend the night with him in exchange for the lease of her aunt's apartment, Sarah was surprised at her own reaction. What was there about this man which enabled him to turn her ordered world upside-down so easily?
The Chauvinist
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,840. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2010 by Muse Creations Inc vanessa@oltmann.ca. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Kristy couldn't believe her ears! Within hours of meeting Blake Harding again, he calmly informed her she was going to marry him. Since coming to Vancouver her career had been her life, and her recent promotion at Point Grey College her dream come true. But her plans and dreams meant nothing to Blake. In fact, he wanted her to stop working and start having babies!
The Moon Lady's Lover
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,310. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2010 by Muse Creations Inc vanessa@oltmann.ca. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Cynthia had once loved Jonathan Halley, but when he let her down she swore she'd never again ask him for anything. But suddenly here she was asking for money to bail out her brother. Cynthia knew Jonathan would make her pay for his help, but the price turned out to be higher than she'd imagined. Jonathan wanted her to marry him in exchange for saving Allan's skin!
The Truth About Trish
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Series: Time for Love, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,140. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2010 by Muse Creations Inc vanessa@oltmann.ca. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Originally published under the title Hidden Memories. They had met under difficult circumstances, and Abby had fallen into his arms seeking comfort in her grief. Then she'd walked out on him and she'd been living a lie ever since. Now, Ryan Marsdon was back and he wanted her. But Abby had to protect herself from this man or she could lose her family, her reality, and her daughter.
Dance of Seduction
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Series: Latin Legacy, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,030. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2010 by Muse Creations Inc vanessa@oltmann.ca. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Ricardo Swan had vowed never to fall victim to irrational passion, but when he saw La Gitana dancing in a Merida night club, the primitive needs he denied were stirred. But although La Gitana was Mexico's most popular singer and folk dancer, known for the passion of her dance, inside she was frozen. Could Ricardo get past her guardian brothers and her own defenses to find the secret of her heart?
Catalina's Lover
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Series: Latin Legacy, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,340. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2010 by Muse Creations Inc vanessa@oltmann.ca. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Juan Corsica Perez was a man who believed the earth belonged to him, and everyone in it. Only Cathy Jenan thought otherwise. They had known each other once and it had been wonderful, but although Cathy had traveled all over the world since she last saw her first love, she'd never returned to Peru. Then fate, and Juan Corsica Perez, forced her back.
Yesterday's Vows
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Series: Time for Love, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,950. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2010 by Muse Creations Inc vanessa@oltmann.ca. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Connar Stanford had spent years looking for his runaway wife, to demand two things - an explanation and a divorce. But the woman Connar finally found was very different from the girl he remembered! Dixie Bradshaw believed marrying Connar was the most foolish thing she'd ever done. Of course, she'd loved him desperately then ... but never again! Yet didn't he have the right to know his own child?
Wild Passage
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Series: Pacific Waterfront Romances, Book 8. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,340. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2010 by Muse Creations Inc vanessa@oltmann.ca. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Serena knew a crew party was for people who were serious about sailing, but all she really wanted was to absorb the atmosphere that had been her late husband's dream. Then she met Neil Turner and was stunned by his effect on her. This magnetic man was looking for crew, and he made his attraction to her very clear. Should she tell him the truth, or should she risk the challenge of adventure!
Taking Chances
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Series: Pacific Waterfront Romances, Book 9. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,770. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2010 by Muse Creations Inc vanessa@oltmann.ca. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Zeb Turner seemed like two different men, and Misty was thoroughly confused when he turned up at her detective agency. Why would any man request that she kidnap him for business reasons? Something was wrong, but trying to find out more about Zeb left Misty with few options. All she knew was that her headlong response to him frightened her, and she could never fit into his respectable world.
Wind Shift
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Series: Pacific Waterfront Romances, Book 14. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,230. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2010 by Muse Creations Inc vanessa@oltmann.ca. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Pacific Waterfront Romances, Book 14: The waterfront is Stacey's life but she’s determined not to fall in love with a man the sea can take from her. But her plan to marry safe, dependable Steven Masters hits the rocks when her fiancé's brother sails into the Noyo River—and into Stacey’s heart! Russ knows Stacey is the woman he’s always dreamed of — but he can't betray Steven again!
It Started With Angus
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Series: Pacific Waterfront Romances, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,880. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2010 by Muse Creations Inc vanessa@oltmann.ca. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
With her job as harbormaster, Maggie had finally made a new life for herself, her daughter Dixie, and Angus MacAvoy, her grandfatherly neighbor. When Angus's son Michael arrived to take Angus home with him, insisting he couldn't survive another winter on the boat, Maggie's defense of Angus caused sparks between them. Even worse, Michael made her feel again and that terrified Maggie.
Make Love, not Music
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Series: Pacific Waterfront Romances, Book 6. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,240. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2010 by Muse Creations Inc vanessa@oltmann.ca. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Previously titled STRANDED HEART. Nicole found it tough raising a teenage boy alone while working as a charter pilot on the Queen Charlotte Islands. Then artist Matthew Kealy became her arrogant, new neighbor and Nicole's life got even tougher. Matthew might be a successful artist, but his criticism - of her son, her abilities parenting, and as a pilot - drove Nicole nuts.
One Secret Too Many
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Series: Pacific Waterfront Romances, Book 11. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,210. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2010 by Muse Creations Inc vanessa@oltmann.ca. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
"Alex" would never forget the magic of the night she met Sam on a deserted beach in Vancouver. But now the spell was broken and Alex Diamond, crimewriter extraordinary, was forced to return to her solitary existence as Mary Houseman from Prince Rupert. When Sam Dempsey, her "Sam," arrived to take up residence as the local doctor, Mary panicked.
Awakening Dreams
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Series: Pacific Waterfront Romances, Book 7. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,180. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2010 by Muse Creations Inc vanessa@oltmann.ca. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Jesse and Crystal were lucky to be alive after the seaplane crash, but trekking out of the wilderness wasn't Crystal's idea of a normal mode of travel. Jesse insisted the search and rescue people wouldn't be able to spot them and it was the only chance for survival. Trusting Jesse was Crystal's only alternative, and in doing so she found the strength to face her past and commit to the future.
A Man's Reach
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,650. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2010 by Muse Creations Inc vanessa@oltmann.ca. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Dale Welland flew to Mexico to escape banks, embezzlers, and the emptiness of his house after his girlfriend moved out. He chose the city of La Paz because the name meant "peace", but then he met Brent Markesson. Everything about Brent fascinated Dale - his boat, his lifestyle, and his dead wife. Then Markesson offered to hand it all over, and suddenly nothing was what it seemed.
When Love Returns
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Series: Gabriola Island, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,200. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2010 by Muse Creations Inc vanessa@oltmann.ca. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Julie Charters loves everything about her family's Gabriola Island summer home, but she's neglected it for the last eight years. Now she's back for a hit-and-run trip - clean the house, get it ready for sale, and leave. But everything changes when Julie crashes into David McNaughton's dump truck.
With Strings Attached
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Series: Gabriola Island, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,590. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2010 by Muse Creations Inc vanessa@oltmann.ca. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
When Molly accepted her father's gift of a log cabin on a beautiful island, she knew there would probably be strings attached. But she didn't expect neighbor Patrick McNaughton. Dark and dangerous, he epitomized all she had ever feared about men-and fantasized. But could he continue to set her dreams on fire when morning came?
The Touch of Love
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Series: Pacific Waterfront Romances, Book 12. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,410. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2010 by Muse Creations Inc vanessa@oltmann.ca. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Pacific Waterfront Romances series, Book 12: Melody Connacher's life as a song-writer hidden away on a beautiful island on the west coast of Canada seemed one of tranquil happiness until rugged ship's captain Scott Alexander burst into her world. For the sake of the baby in his arms, she couldn't turn him away, but his arrival shattered her existence with unforeseen consequences.
So Much for Dreams
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Series: Pacific Waterfront Romances, Book 10. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,330. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2010 by Muse Creations Inc vanessa@oltmann.ca. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Dinah couldn't refuse a cry for help. Without knowing if her car would survive the journey, or thinking about her lack of Spanish, she dashed off from Vancouver to Mexico. So it wasn't surprising that she herself needing rescuing, though she wouldn't admit it when she first met Joe. Finding a young girl desperate for help in a strange country was difficult enough without the mystery of Joe
Stray Lady
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Series: Pacific Waterfront Romances, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,100. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2010 by Muse Creations Inc vanessa@oltmann.ca. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Book 4, Pacific Waterfront series: One minute George was sailing single-handed down Canada's west coast, willing the salt breezes to show her how to go on living without her husband. The next she was being pulled from the waves by the lighthouse keeper and drawn into a magic existence with Lyle and his daughter. Lyle offered George love and the home she'd never known - but did she dare love again?
Jenny's Turn
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Series: Pacific Waterfront Romances, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,490. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2010 by Muse Creations Inc vanessa@oltmann.ca. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Book 1 in the Pacific Waterfront Romances series: Life with Jake was fascinating! His energy, arrogance and talent made working with him an exciting experience. Sometimes he looked at her as if he wanted her, but then he wanted so many women, didn't he? She wasn't about to become one of the gang. Finally she realized that the only way to get over Jake was to get out of his life, so she ran away.
Angela's Affair
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Series: Pacific Waterfront Romances, Book 13. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,520. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2010 by Muse Creations Inc vanessa@oltmann.ca. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Book 13 of Vanessa Grant’s Pacific Waterfront Romances series: Kent Ferguson came to the west coast community of Port Townsend to straighten out the mess left behind by his sister, but once he met Angela he was determined to become her lover ... and Angela was tempted, but could a home-and-family woman manage a passionate affair with a predatory seducer and still keep her heart?


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Smashwords book reviews by Muse Creations Inc vanessa@oltmann.ca

  • Finally a Family on Aug. 09, 2011

    One of the best features of this romance is the authentic air ambulance / search and rescue backdrop. I enjoyed reading this family focused romance