Barbara McMahon


USA Today Bestselling and award winning author Barbara McMahon has written more than 80 novels which have sold more than 14 million copies world wide in more than fifty countries in twenty-eight languages.

Known for her heartwarming, emotional stories, she excels in capturing those feelings when first falling in love. She has won or been nominated for every major award in the romance genre from a double nomination in the RITA to winning the Bookseller's Best, National Readers Choice Award and the prestigious HOLT Medallion.

Barbara lives in a rural county in California's gold rush country. She loves the history of the place and is involved in the county's genealogy group and historic cemetery preservation in addition to volunteering one day a week at the local Animal Shelter.

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Where to find Barbara McMahon online


Rocky Point
Books in the ROCKY POINT Series: Rocky Point Legacy, Book 1 Rocky Point Reunion, Book 2 Rocky Point Promise, Book 3 Rocky Point Hero, Book 4 Rocky Point Inn, Book 5
Rocky Point Legacy
Price: $3.99 USD.
Rocky Point Reunion
Price: $3.99 USD.
Rocky Point Promise
Price: $4.99 USD.
Rocky Point Hero
Price: $4.99 USD.
Rocky Point Inn
Price: $3.99 USD.
Rocky Point Dawn
Price: $3.99 USD.


The Christmas Cop
Pre-release—available October 27, 2020. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,420. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
When Shea O’Reilly is paired up with the man most likely to win the exact-opposite-of-Christmas-spirit award, she’s thrown. It’s her favorite holiday. And her best day would be to make a bunch of kids happy. How can she manage that with the disgruntled Mr. Scrooge she’ll be working with?
Rocky Point Dawn
Series: Rocky Point, Book 6. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,260. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
After the betrayal of her fiancé, Callie Miller is too distrustful to become involved again any time soon, despite growing evidence that Trace Warren is nothing like his brother. After a lifetime of cleaning up after his twin, Trace is now looking out for himself. The actions of the past have been handled, but will those deeds still taint everything he touches?
Rocky Point Promise
Series: Rocky Point, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,070. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Christian » Romance
When Faith Stewart begins life anew after a life-threatening illness, she's determined to make the best of her new circumstances – make friends, be the best nurse she can and find a place for herself in her new adopted town. Romance was the last thing on her mind.
Rocky Point Reunion
Series: Rocky Point, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,740. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Christian » Romance
(5.00 from 1 review)
The night before their wedding, Zack Kincaid told Marcie Winter he couldn’t marry her–he was leaving to chase a dream of racing. Marcie grieved their lost love, but gradually moved on, building up a business, participating in community activities, and enjoying her friendships in the small New England town of Rocky Point.
Trusting Jake
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,310. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Elite Security Mystery Book 1: Years ago a series of accidents which came close to death plagued Kassie Montgomery. Heiress to a family fortune, she couldn't get anyone to believe someone was trying to kill her. When she dared not remain another day, she stole away in the night, cutting all ties with home and family, and going where she hoped no one could ever find her.
The Paper Marriage
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,880. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
Miracles don’t happen to young widows in the last stages of pregnancy working long hours to save every penny possible for when the baby arrives. Yet that’s exactly what Lindsay Donovan believes when wealthy businessman Luke Winters shows up late one night at the café where she works and out of the blue asks her to marry him.
The Cowboy's Special Christmas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,600. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Western
Left at the altar, veterinarian Jennifer moves a thousand miles away from the reminders of the man she thought to marry. She’ll focus on her new practice, make friends and forget about getting involved again anytime soon.
The Cowboy Comes Home
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,180. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Western
Ten years ago Sara severed all ties with her high school sweetheart after a tragic accident. Distrustful of her own emotions and judgment, she focused on building her horse training business and ignoring all romantic overtures since then.
The Christmas Locket
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,760. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Caitlin chooses to spend her Christmas break from teaching this year clearing out the family home in southern Virginia recently left to her instead of enjoying the fun at her friend's wild family celebration. Soon she begins to question if this is the wisest move. Being alone makes it especially hard with the decisions she needs to make.
Sweet Meant To Be
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,100. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
Dani considers herself lucky to get an assistant's job that pays so well even if it is in the back of beyond and temporary. The timing is perfect. She'll do the work, save every dime, and be well on her way for the next step when the job ends. Fending for herself is her new mantra, and no involvement is her new motto.
Mail Order Bride
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,610. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Western
Whoever heard of a mail-order bride in the 21st century? Julianne Dawson had mixed emotions driving across the country to marry the cowboy she remembered from summers at her uncle's ranch. Anxious to leave her former life behind, is she delusional in thinking that a rancher's wife would offer her the life she wants?
Cowboy Charade
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,380. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Susannah Davis loves the rodeo. She and her horse have done well in barrel racing this year and she has hopes to make it to the finals in Las Vegas. Yet it all may come to an end when she discovers drugs hidden in her truck. Is someone setting her up? Or merely using her truck as a means of transportation?
Because of You
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,780. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Wrongly convicted for a crime she didn't commit, Abby is free after years in prison. Her entire world had been shattered, can she pick up the pieces and begin again?
A Teaspoon of Mistletoe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,680. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
Annie Tolliver is happy as can be living in Lamberton, Montana. She has a successful business, life-long friends and a town that offers so much. Once she had the chance to marry and follow Jack to Chicago. Love didn’t prove strong enough. She turned him down and stayed with no regrets.
A Soldier’s Christmas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,090. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
After a year’s deployment, soldier Josh Marquette is back in the US. His first assignment state side–best man in a Christmas wedding. More importantly, he’s going to get his dog who was fostered while he was gone.
Reckless Heart
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,830. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Western
Molly Forrester's never held a job longer than six months. Now it's do or die time. If she can't find something she's good at, she'll have to admit defeat and return to her father's household and end up marrying some man more interested in her father's bank account than his only daughter.
Tangled Hearts
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,950. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
For the last two years, Brianna Hart has focused on her career in order to forget the man who dumped her. She's a bit wary around those of the opposite gender these days, but time enough in the future to think about love and commitment.
Rebel Heart
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,030. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Burned first by her dead husband, then a second time by the foreman Shannon hired, she's sworn off cowboys forever! Except – she can't run the ranch she now owns without help and lots of it. Despite her distrust, she knows she needs someone who knows ranching. Shannon hopes to get that help from a rodeo cowboy she's never met before—but only until she can operate her ranch on her own.
The Unforgettable Sheikh
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,090. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
Ten years ago Chloe and Ben were in love, talking marriage, and making plans for the future. Then he vanished. All plans were shattered and heartbreak became a constant companion. Putting the past behind her at last, Chloe focuses on her new life’s path–but never forgot.
A Sheikh of Her Own
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,140. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
Bridget Rossi jumps at the invitation to visit the Mediterranean estate of Sheikh Rashid al Halzid and the chance to immerse herself in a fairy-tale setting to help deal with the loss of her father.
Falling for the Sheikh
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,300. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
Always impetuous, this time Sara’s really landed herself in hot water. Caught photographing forbidden locations in a foreign country, she’s in jail and no one knows where she is.
The Cynical Sheikh
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,470. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
Laura has never believed in the adage of love at first sight, though her friend is an absolute believer. Yet when she meets a dashing, tall, dark and handsome man at a charity event, she falls head over heels. She’s swept away with fabulous dates from a hot air balloon ride to a fantastic weekend away. Could this be forever love?
Rocky Point Inn
Series: Rocky Point, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,860. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
When her best friend is killed in a tragic home fire, Shannon takes on her daughter until family can be found. The ten-year old knows her and likes staying in the Inn that Shannon owns. If things had been different, Shannon would even try to keep Kayla until she grows up, but knows being with family is better.
Rocky Point Legacy
Series: Rocky Point, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,970. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
When Gillian Parker inherits a house in Rocky Point Maine from a woman she never met, she can't believe it. The charming New England town has all anyone could want with a seaside setting and friendly neighbors–except for the one next door.
The Banished Bride
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,520. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Arabella, Countess of Waverly, was banished to the North of England four years ago by her irate husband. Falsely accused of scandalous behavior weeks into their marriage, she had no recourse but to acquiesce to his harsh decree. Now she's come into an inheritance which will enable her to return to London.
Destination Romance (Boxed Set)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 168,250. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Destination Romance is a boxed set of three books by bestselling author Barbara McMahon. Books included: Island Rendezvous, Island Paradise, Come Into The Sun.
Rocky Point Hero
Series: Rocky Point, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,530. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(5.00 from 1 review)
USA Today Bestselling author Barbara McMahon's latest book in the Rocky Point inspirational series. When a convalescent soldier Jack Donner chooses Rocky Point as a place to recover, he hopes to find a community unlike any he's known. All based on the small town life Allie Turner relates when she visits the VA Hospital.
Celebrate Romance (Boxed Set)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 44,470. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
From USA Today Bestselling Author Barbara McMahon, and National Bestselling and Award Winning Authors Linda Barrett, Rogenna Brewer, Karen Sandler and Debra Salonen.
Love And All The Trimmings
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,680. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
An original short story by best selling author Barbara McMahon. An unexpected reunion at Thanksgiving changes a growing relationship when an old flame shows up just when Juliana has hopes for a future with Matt.
Island Paradise
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,790. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Stranded on an exotic island in the south Pacific, Mary-Kate is enchanted with the island, the people and their slower way of life. Too bad she isn’t as enchanted with the island’s stern owner. Her attempts to leave are constantly delayed. Then just when she’s about to change her mind about wanting to leave, the way is clear. Now what’s a woman to do–leave the man she’s fallen for behind, or s
Come Into The Sun
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,210. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Sent from the family estate in England a decade ago by a overly strict, unforgiving grandfather, Alexis Kent has led a life of adventure in the Caribbean. A turn of events has her signing on for an eccentric writer who wants to be left alone to write. Neither expect the sparks to fly.
Island Rendezvous
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,250. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Katie Donovan kicks over the traces of her loveless marriage and heads for Key West to start a new life in the sun and fun of the beach. To her shock, her husband follows and demands she return home to Boston. Digging in Katie refuses, and so starts an unusual courtship by a man who was too busy before, but now determined not to lose his wife.
Jared's Promise
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,810. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Inspirational
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jared finds himself falling for the adorable baby girl and her beautiful and outspoken nanny. But this footloose and fancy free bachelor has never been one to choose home over adventure. And Jenny's definitely not looking for any ties by summer's end. Just how much sway does a baby have?
I'll Take Forever
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,470. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Jenny Warwick is asked to provide cover for a DEA agent so he can infiltrate the small town where she lives. She soon finds the man expects more than a mere place to stay--before long everyone in town thinks there's a romance between them. Only Jenny knows it's part of his cover. Or is it?

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