Lucinda Race

Biography

Lucinda lives, with her husband, in the Berkshire Mountains of western Massachusetts. Her writing is contemporary, fresh and engaging. In her debut series, Cari McKenna and her family deal with life-changing events that fill their future with hope and love. She has released two novellas and five novels in the Loudon Series

Be sure to read-
Between Here and Heaven- a novella
Lost and Found
The Journey Home
The Last First Kiss- a novella
Ready to Soar
Love in the Looking Glass
Magic in the Rain

Smashwords Interview

What do you read for pleasure?
I am an avid reader Nora Roberts, Robyn Carr, James Patterson, JD Robb and Steven King along with classics such as Little Women and Emily Bronte line my bookshelves.
What is your e-reading device of choice?
I have a Nook and iPad as well as a Samsung tablet and I recently acquired a Kindle. Can you tell I need options?
Read more of this interview.

Where to find Lucinda Race online

Where to buy in print

Series

Cowboys of River Junction
Welcome e to River Junction where the residents believe you take care of your neighbors, lend a helping hand and love with all your heart.
Second Chances in Montana
Price: $5.99 USD.
Stars Over Montana
Price: $5.99 USD.
Hiding in Montana
Price: $5.99 USD.
Moonlight Over Montana
Price: $5.99 USD.
A Book Store Cozy Mystery
Welcome to Pembroke Cove, where witches and murders are multiplying...
Books and Bribes
Price: Free!
Catnaps & Crimes
Price: $5.99 USD.
Tea & Trouble
Price: $5.99 USD.
Scares & Dares
Price: $5.99 USD.
Holidays & Homicide
Price: $5.99 USD.
Leprechauns and Larceny
Price: $5.99 USD.
A Dickens Christmas Romance
A clean, small town with a Christmas theme - heartwarming to read and these stories will remind of you Hallmark and Great American Country holiday movies.
Dickens Holiday Romance by Maddie James
Maddie James books set in the quaint Christmas village of Dickens in New England, featuring the historic Holly Hill Inn, Kringle's Diner, and the characters who live and work there.
The Crescent Lake Winery Series
Romance in The Finger Lakes: The Price family has owned and operated The Crescent Lake Winery for over three generations. As each member faces the future they find love and the careers they were always meant to have.
The MacLellan Sisters Trilogy
Three sisters and one enchanted wedding dress. The sisters have vowed they will never get married. When a package and a letter from their great-grandmother arrives from Scotland containing an heirloom wedding dress, fate may have other plans. The dress is supposedly enchanted and if her great-grandmother's descendent tries the dress on, her future will be revealed in the mirror. Will the three sisters tempt fate and embrace a different future or will the potential magic be lost forever?
McKenna Family Romance
Welcome to the small town of Loudon, set in western Massachusetts. This series features the McKenna family and follows their struggles as the deal with the devastating loss of their father Ben. Shane, Kate and Ellie McKenna have a difficult time opening their hearts to love - but with the support of a loving mother.Cari, and their father's ghost they will find their happily ever afters. Uplifting romance stories set in the heart of a small town.
Lost and Found
Price: $5.99 USD.
The Journey Home
Price: $5.99 USD.
The Last First Kiss
Price: $3.99 USD.
Ready to Soar
Price: $5.99 USD.
Love in the Looking Glass
Price: $5.99 USD.
Magic in the Rain
Price: $5.99 USD.

Books

Magicians & Murder
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,450. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2024 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Lily's working on her craft as a new witch, enjoying life, and running her shop in the quaint town of Pembroke Cove. …Until four magicians show up at the Cozy Nook Bookstore determined to get Lily's book, Practical Beginnings. The book isn’t for sale—not that they could use it anyway, they’re not a Michaels’ family members. Her familiar, Milo's ready to do all he can to protect his favorite witch.
Artifacts and Amulets
Pre-release—available August 7, 2024. Price: $5.99 USD. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Welcome to Pembroke Cove, where witches and murders are multiplying... In a small New England town, Lily Michaels is reveling in a tranquil day in her happy place—her bookstore. Contentment evaporates when two archeologists burst through the door on a mission. They're searching for books about amulets—precisely, the cursed Heart of the Soul, on display at the Olde Town Library in Pembroke Cove.
A Bookstore Cozy Mystery Box Set 1-4
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 212,830. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2024 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Enjoy this clean, paranormal, cozy mystery by award-winning and bestselling author Lucinda Race. Welcome to Pembroke Cove, where witches and murders are multiplying. A Book Store Cozy Mystery Series Boxset contains the first four books in the series. A sweet and clean cozy mystery with a guarantee the culprit is caught. Happy reading!
Second Chances in Montana
Series: Cowboys of River Junction. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,490. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2024 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
In a small Montana town, love blossomed between Renee Mitchell and Hank Shepard. As teenagers, they were inseparable until a misunderstanding during freshman year of college drove them apart. Two decades have passed since they’ve talked, but a family emergency brings them full circle—back to where love blossomed
Leprechauns and Larceny
Series: A Book Store Cozy Mystery. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,330. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2024 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Bookstore owner and witch Lily Michaels has a never-ending list of to-do items as the maid of honor for her best friends upcoming St. Patrick’s Day wedding. The last thing she has time for is another mystery. But with a missing wedding dress, the discovery of a pair of leprechaun boots, and a body in a bathtub, she’s ready to mesh her love of puzzles and a little magic to help solve the crime.
Holidays & Homicide
Series: A Book Store Cozy Mystery. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,990. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2023 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
With twinkling lights and a Christmas tree made of lobster traps, the small seaside town of Pembroke Cove, Maine, is dressed up for the season. Lily Michaels, bookstore owner and witch, is excited to be going to the Glow and Glide ice skating festival. This year as part of a couple with her new fiancé, Gage Erikson—a.k.a. Detective Cutie. It’s the holidays, what could go wrong?
Scares & Dares
Series: A Book Store Cozy Mystery. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,410. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2023 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
It’s Halloween in Pembroke Cove, Maine, and witch-in-training Lily Michaels, with the help from her magical and non-magical friends, is determined to give the town a haunted house event they’ll never forget. There’s an extra reason to celebrate too, the engagement of Lily’s best friends, Nikki and Steve.
Sundaes on Sunday
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,670. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2023 . Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
A widowed school teacher and the airline pilot whose little girl is determined to bring her daddy and the lady from the ice cream shop together for a second chance at love.
Moonlight Over Montana
Series: Cowboys of River Junction. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 66,000. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2023 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Later in Life
Single mom, Maggie Brady lives above the Filler Up Diner in River Junction, Montana. When fire destroys the business Maggie built, her good friend Jed Steel is there to help them escape from the harrowing flames. Except, the fire wasn't an accident. It was arson. Reluctantly, Maggie accepts the temporary home Jed offers, unsure why anyone would threaten her or her teenage daughter, Susie.
Tea & Trouble
Series: A Book Store Cozy Mystery. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,750. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2023 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal » Witches
Bookstore owner Lily Michaels still doesn’t know which kind of witch she’s going to be. She’s planning to read fortunes at her parents’ tea booth at the Fall Festival in the small town of Pembroke Cove, Maine. Is that her gift? Her snarky familiar, Milo, isn’t a lot of help. Lily’s mother warned her that reading the leaves would change someone’s life.
Catnaps & Crimes
Series: A Book Store Cozy Mystery. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,300. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2023 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Book store owner and novice witch Lily Michaels is struggling to get a handle on her new powers. The book “Practical Beginnings” is showing her random spells, and her familiar, Milo, isn’t much help. She doesn’t need any more distractions, but when a car crashes just outside the bookstore, Lily is first on the scene. It’s more than just an accident. Bullet holes can be deadly.
Books and Bribes
Series: A Book Store Cozy Mystery. Price: Free! Words: 55,910. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2023 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
In a small town like Pembroke, Maine, everyone has something to hide. But when bookstore owner Lily Michaels takes a tumble and hits her head, and her cat Milo starts talking to her, she discovers she has something to hide, too. She’s a witch, and Milo is her familiar. And she’s not the only one in town.
Hiding in Montana
Series: Cowboys of River Junction. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,850. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2023 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
Polly, working the land on a Montana ranch is a dream come true. No one knows she’s on the run, carrying a secret that could endanger the eclectic family she’s found on the ranch. Not even the man who rescued her broken body from the bottom of a ravine recognizes her. He doesn’t know that it was him who brought her to River Junction in hope of finding a safe haven and a second chance
A Secret Santa Christmas
Series: A Dickens Christmas Romance. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,960. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2022 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Romance » Holiday
Holly Ivey needs a change. After sacrificing everything for the big city office, her career is over, frozen as firmly as Antarctica. At a loss of what to do next, her father suggests she relocate to Dickens and run her grandmother’s yarn shop. But Holly doesn’t know a knitting needle from a crochet hook. How is she going to run Ivey’s Knittery?
Stars Over Montana
Series: Cowboys of River Junction. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 66,150. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2022 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Romance » Later in Life
The cowboy broke her heart but, he never stopped loving her. Now she’s back ready to run her grandfather’s ranch. At the age of 20, Annie Grace left the family ranch, heartbroken, unsure if she’d ever return. But that all changed when her beloved grandfather, Pops, passed away. She’s come home to settle his affairs and run the family business. She wasn’t counting on Linc Cooper being around...
Christmas in July: A Dickens Holiday Romance
Series: Dickens Holiday Romance by Maddie James, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 19,280. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2022 by Sand Dune Books, Jacobs Ink, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Holiday
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
A Dickens Holiday Romance by Lucinda Race and Maddie James. Sylvia Moore returns to Dickens during the annual Christmas in July festival, hoping to land the New England location for a new Christmas romance movie. She knows the town will award only one filming permit a year but is confident the deal’s in Santa’s bag.
Bouquet Price Family Romance Series Book 5
Series: The Crescent Lake Winery Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,650. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2022 . Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Billionaires
Sweet second chances: Liza Bradford never dreamed she’d be a widow, raising two boys, and starting a business as an event planner. It wasn’t part of her life plan, but neither was crushing on the handsome Drew Cameron. Is Liza ready to move forward with her life and embrace love, or will Drew’s wanting to take care of her and the boys turn the sweet bouquet of their future to vinegar?
Shamrocks Are a Girl's Best Friend
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 53,820. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2022 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Romance » Firefighters
Battered, broken and looking for solitude smoke jumper Tric heads to Last Chance Beach and without warning walks into Kelly's cottage. She knows from experience this is the best place for him to recover and she'll share her safe haven with him. Will a bit of Irish luck and a matchmaking uncle give them a chance to find love?
Holly Berries and Hockey Pucks
Series: A Dickens Christmas Romance. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,620. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
Hockey skates, Christmas holidays, and a slap shot to the heart Jillian Morgan is a single mom and when she meets her daughters hockey coach she might be tempted to go out on a date. In a small town that cherishes Christmas, hockey pucks and holly berries might just lead to kisses under the mistletoe.
Vintage, Price Family Romance Book 4
Series: The Crescent Lake Winery Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,730. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
He’s an unexpected distraction, she gets his engine running … On the worst day of her life, Stephanie encounters Leo and his two nephews in her father’s restoration shop. It wasn’t bad enough she had just become an orphan, but the kids knocked over a display and broke a very special model car, one she had built with her dad. Grief however, don’t obscure her immediate attraction to Leo Price.
Holiday Heart Wishes
Series: A Dickens Christmas Romance. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,070. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Heartfelt wishes and holiday kisses… When social media director Vera Davis meets Newspaper reporter Tony Barbee they decide to make a Christmas wish at the same time. Christmas is a time of surprises and gifts, and the unexpected answer to a heartfelt holiday wish may bring Vera and Tony the greatest gift of all…
Blush, Price Family Romance, Book 3
Series: The Crescent Lake Winery Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,610. Language: American English. Published: August 18, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
He’s always loved her but he left and now he’s back…the question, does she still love him? Peyton thought she and Jack had a forever kind of love, until he moved away and broke her heart. But now he’s back. They’ve agreed the past is the past. But is it?
The MacLellan Sisters Trilogy Box Set
Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 228,120. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
A magical wedding dress leads to enchanting new love... Three sisters and one enchanted wedding dress... When three single sisters inherit their Scottish great-grandmother's wedding dress, they also inherit the legend that comes with it: put on the dress, look in a mirror, and reveal the future. The dress is more than just silk and lace, for magic has been stitched into the seams of the dress.
Crush, Price Family Romance Series Book 2
Series: The Crescent Lake Winery Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,770. Language: American English. Published: May 19, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
The first time they met was fleeting, the second time restarted her heart… Anna Price’s work at her family’s winery in the Finger Lakes region of New York has her feeling as if she’s invisible. There has to be more to life than just developing wine. She’s jolted when her father suffers a heart attack, then gets a jolt of a different kind from the man taking care of him.
Breathe, Price Family Romance Series Book 1
Series: The Crescent Lake Winery Series. Price: Free! Words: 81,270. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Her dream-come-true may mean the end of his dreams… Her family’s successful winery business in the Finger Lakes region of New York should have gone to Tessa Price. She’d always dreamed of running the company, but when the “prodigal son” has returned to claim the corner office. She boldly strikes out on her own, purchasing Sand Creek Winery—a cash-strapped competitor to forge her destiny.
The Matchmaker and The Marine
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,570. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2020 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Later in Life, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
Melinda prides herself on her matchmaking ability as evident by the number of couples getting hitched in the small town of Chester. She's satisfied to remain the mysterious widowed matchmaker. Until Adam, the handsome retired Marine, walks into her life. Will Mel help him find love or fall for him?
Blue - Book 3 The MacLellan Sisters Trilogy
Series: The MacLellan Sisters Trilogy, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,140. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2019 . Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » General
When three single sisters inherit their Scottish great-grandmother’s wedding dress, they also inherit the legend that comes with it: put on the dress, look in a mirror, and reveal their future. The dress is more than just silk and lace, for magic has been stitched into the seams of the heirloom. For the MacLellan sisters, the enchanted wedding dress promises a legacy of everlasting love. 
Borrowed - Book 2 The MacLellan Sisters Trilogy
Series: The MacLellan Sisters Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,020. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2019 . Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » General
When three single sisters inherit their Scottish great-grandmother’s wedding dress, they also inherit the legend that comes with it: put on the dress, look in a mirror, and reveal their future. The dress is more than just silk and lace, for magic has been stitched into the seams of the heirloom. For the MacLellan sisters, the enchanted wedding dress promises a legacy of everlasting love. 
Old and New- Book 1 The MacLellan Sisters Trilogy
Series: The MacLellan Sisters Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 77,850. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2019 . Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » General
Jamie MacLellan has vowed to remain happily single. As a CPA she has a logical mind but when an antique wedding dress and a letter from her great-grandmother arrive from Scotland, fate may have other plans. Family lore reveals the heirloom dress is enchanted and if a MacLellan descendent tries it on, her future will be revealed.
Magic in the Rain
Series: McKenna Family Romance. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,610. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2017 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
In the two years that Dani Michaels has lived in Loudon, she's never told her friends at What's Perkin' she moved there to escape an abusive boyfriend. However, when she receives a note that says cryptically "looking forward to seeing you again," she realizes that it's finally time share her secret . Ellie immediately enlists her Loudon policeman fiancé and his handsome partner, Paul Greene.
Love in the Looking Glass
Series: McKenna Family Romance. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,110. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2017 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Ellie wants to make a splash in Loudon when she opens The Looking Glass, but she hasn't bargained for being hit by a crime wave. When an intruder breaks into her gallery, Ellie is knocked on the head and locked in a closet, and the most valuable painting, on loan, is slashed from corner to corner. Pad Stone rescues Ellie is a man about whom she knows almost nothing, is he to be feared?
Ready to Soar
Series: McKenna Family Romance. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 74,000. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2017 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
Kate McKenna Price is stuck between a rock and a hard place. Her in-laws expect her husband Don to return to the family business, a winery located three hours due west from Loudon. As their marriage deteriorates under the strain of infertility, a childhood friend of Don's has a secret that could destroy Kate's marriage.
The Last First Kiss
Series: McKenna Family Romance. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,150. Language: American English. Published: December 13, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
When culinary school graduate Kate McKenna's dream job with a fancy Boston restaurant slips through her fingers, and the man she loves breaks her heart, she returns to her family and her childhood home in Loudon. Her life may not be going to plan, but expanding the menu at her mother's coffee shop-What's Perkin'-offers surprising scope for her talents. If only her love life weren't in tatters.
The Journey Home
Series: McKenna Family Romance. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,570. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
Abby Stevens's life fell apart when her sister and her sister's husband died in a car crash. Since her parents recently died as well, all she has left is her toddler nephew Devin, whom her sister left in her custody. In search of a fresh start, she makes the decision to move back from Boston to her childhood home in Loudon. What she doesn't expect is to reconnect with her old friends.
Lost and Found
Series: McKenna Family Romance. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,000. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Love never ends... A widow who talks to her late husband and her handsome single neighbor who has secretly loved her for years. 

 In the years after Cari McKenna lost her husband, she threw her energy into raising her family and starting a thriving coffee shop. Now, her grown children have moved out and her daughters are pushing her to brave the perils of internet dating.

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