Ava Miles

Biography

Ava Miles burst onto the contemporary romance scene after receiving Nora Roberts’ blessing for her use of Ms. Roberts’ name in her debut novel, NORA ROBERTS LAND, which kicked off The Dare Valley Series and brought praise from reviewers and readers alike. Much to Ava's delight, BlogCritics says "It [NORA ROBERTS LAND] captures the best of...a Nora Roberts novel,” while USA Today's Happily Ever After blog praises the book saying it "combines small-town romance with big-world issues in a full-bodied romance" and noting its "great hero...wonderful, idyllic setting... [and] great characters." Ava continues The Dare Valley Series with her recognized wit and charm, creating happy endings with humor and heart.

Born in a small town herself, Ava has created the small, Colorado town of Dare Valley and the residents who make it memorable, including the Hale family who, like Ava, are descended from a long line of journalists. Ava's great-great-grandfather won his first newspaper in a poker game in 1892 and her family has had something to do with telling stories, whether to share news or, in her case, fiction, ever since. In fact her clan is still reporting on local events more than one hundred years later at their family newspaper.

Ava is a member of the Romance Writers of America and Washington Romance Writers. She is also part of an unofficial group that regularly convenes a writing retreat at Nora Roberts' restored Inn Boonsboro in western Maryland. Having left behind the "day job," which took her, literally, all over the world, she now writes full-time in the peace and quiet of her northern Virginia porch-swinging-friendly community.

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Books

Daring Declarations
By Ava Miles
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,920. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Category: Fiction
USA Today Bestselling Author Ava Miles of the #1 National Bestseller NORA ROBERTS LAND presents an anthology containing two shorter novels in her bestselling small town series, Dare Valley, THE HOLIDAY SERENADE and THE TOWN SQUARE, her ode to Mad Men in a small town with a happy ending. The first time in print, these two sweet romances showcase the heartwarming Hale family, beloved by readers.
Country Heaven
By Ava Miles
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,110. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2014. Category: Fiction
When famous—and infamous—country singer Rye Crenshaw saunters into the diner where she cooks, Tory Simmons is certain she’s got him pegged. He’s a bad boy who indulges himself in all things, women included. But while she couldn’t care less about country music or arrogant men, Rye makes her an offer she can’t refuse when he asks her to be his private chef on his multi-city concert tour.
The Town Square
By Ava Miles
Series: Dare Valley, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,480. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 1 review)
1960 is ushering in a new decade of change, and journalist Arthur Hale is determined to be on the forefront of it. A successful New York City journalist, he returns to his hometown of Dare Valley, Colorado to start a new newspaper that will channel the voice of the West, joining the ranks of prestigious papers like The New York Times and The Chicago Tribune.
The Holiday Serenade
By Ava Miles
Series: Dare Valley, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,910. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013. Category: Fiction
Professional gambler Rhett Butler Blaylock is everything Abbie Maven doesn’t want in a man—flamboyant, flashy, and unreserved. After a horrible experience in her youth, she has spent her life trying to make all the right choices, pouring her energy into being the best possible single mother to her son. But though Rhett doesn’t seem to be husband and stepfather material, he awakens emotions in her.
The Grand Opening
By Ava Miles
Series: Dare Valley, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,020. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013. Category: Fiction
When Peggy McBride moves to Dare Valley, Colorado, the last thing she wants is to meet a man. If she’s learned one thing from her divorce, it’s that love is a messy business, and as a single mom and the new deputy sheriff, she has her hands full. But when hotel magnate and poker player Mac Maven moves to town, she becomes enthralled by the very last man she would ever consider dating...
French Roast
By Ava Miles
Series: Dare Valley, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,450. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Category: Fiction
Small-town biz wiz Jill Hale has been in love with her childhood best friend Brian McConnell for as long as she can remember. A falling out led to years of estrangement, but when Brian returns to Dare Valley after trying to make it big as a chef in New York City, Jill’s determined to make amends.
Nora Roberts Land
By Ava Miles
Series: Dare Valley, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,180. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Category: Fiction
Journalist Meredith Hale's ex-husband claimed her Nora Roberts addiction gave her unrealistic expectations about marriage, and she believed him. All dreams of happily ever after — or Nora Roberts Land as her mother calls it — went up in smoke. But when her family asks her to temporarily help their Dare Valley, Colorado newspaper, she decides it’s time to change her life and prove her ex wrong.

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