Sand Dune Books

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Sand Dune Books is the publishing name for Maddie James and Sophie Jacobs. Maddie writes romantic suspense and contemporary cowboys, generally at a higher heat level. Sophie writes small town contemporary romance at the lower end of the heat level spectrum and women's fiction. Collectively they are Sand Dune Books.

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The Heartbreaker
Series: Harbor Falls Romance, Book 10. Pre-release—available July 17, 2018. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,880. Language: English. Published by Sand Dune Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The heartbreaker is back in town.Dr. Sam Kirk broke Lucki Stevenson’s heart in high school. Years later, he’s moved back into his childhood home—the house next door to Lucki. Will he leave her heartbroken again?
The Husband List
Series: Harbor Falls Romance, Book 9. Pre-release—available June 26, 2018. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,790. Language: English. Published by Sand Dune Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Patricia Plum knows she’s attracted to commitment-phobic men. Worse, they are attracted to her. Unlucky on her own in the couples department, she asks her new client for help. If Suzie Hart is as good as everyone claims, Patricia feels confident this hot new chef-turned-matchmaker will deliver the husband of her dreams.
Miss Matched Hearts
Series: Harbor Falls Romance, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,880. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2018 by Sand Dune Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
As local celebrity chef Suzie Hart starts to step out of her regional fame and into the bigger world, she launches her debut cooking show with some local flavor—a blind date matchmaking sketch with a friend that goes south quicker than geese in winter…
Taking a Chance
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,510. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2018 by Sand Dune Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
She rescued a cat and gave the feline a furever home. Did she find her forever man in the process? The peaceful town of Brownsfield, Texas, is the perfect place to start a new veterinary practice—newcomer Dr. Caleb Wyatt decides—until the morning he opens the doors of his animal clinic. He needs to hire part-time help but the animals of Brownsfield are not cooperating.
The Dating Game
Series: Harbor Falls Romance, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,670. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2018 by Sand Dune Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
When puppy nanny, Lyssa Larkin, tells her friends she has given up on dating and is devoting her life to dogs, Suzie Hart realizes it’s time to take matters in her own hands. She sets up a series of speed dating lunches for Lyssa at Sweet Hart Inn, designed to help the former Harbor Falls High Homecoming Queen meet as many men as possible in a short period of time.
Crazy for You
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,650. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2018 by Sand Dune Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Tasha Smith enjoys her laid-back life selling organic fruits and vegetables—even though lately she’s been in a funk over a broken engagement, or rather, leaving her fiancé standing at the altar. It was the right thing to do but she’d handled it badly. Determined to shake her blues, she heads to sunny Jamaica, and along the way, hooks up with a stuffed shirt salesman....
Tame My Heart
Series: Harbor Falls Romance, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,500. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2018 by Sand Dune Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
What’s a small town cop to do when the love of his life runs away when he pops the question? Katie Long is not about to be saddled with commitment. She has dreams, plans, and she’s working hard to fulfill them. Her relationship with local Harbor Falls police officer Chris Marks is fine just the way it is. Why does he think they need to change it up?
Match My Heart
Series: Harbor Falls Romance, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,920. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2018 by Sand Dune Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
Suzie Hart Matthews is hard at work on her new cookbook, Perfectly Matched, when she asks the local wallflower, Mary Lou Picketts, to help her with a project.
The Christmas Nanny
Series: Harbor Falls Romance, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,810. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2018 by Sand Dune Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
All Wynter Holly wants for Christmas is to be cast in a significant role in the upcoming Harbor Falls Actor’s Playhouse production. What she gets is a gig playing nanny to four children who happen to be attached to the casting director of the play.
Take My Heart
Series: Harbor Falls Romance, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,640. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2018 by Sand Dune Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
The last thing Shelley Hart wants is to go home for the holidays. She left her hometown of Harbor Falls, North Carolina nearly two years earlier and hasn’t returned. Her leaving humiliated her entire family and caused friction with her older sister Suzie. Who could blame Suzie for being upset? After all, Shelley ran off and married Suzie’s fiancé, Cliff. But everything has changed now....
Dance into My Heart
Series: Harbor Falls Romance, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,010. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2018 by Sand Dune Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Gracie Hart lives a quiet life in Harbor Falls, North Carolina, where she is healing from the tragedy that robbed her of the two things she loved the most and will never get back—her fiancé and ballet. The former ballerina now spends her time running a successful boutique gift shop called Romantically Yours, located in the heart of downtown Harbor Falls.
All of My Heart
Series: Harbor Falls Romance, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 38,010. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2018 by Sand Dune Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
When Suzie Hart inherited the lakeside Victorian cottage that would soon become Sweet Hart Inn, she imagined her life all planned out ahead of her. She would run the inn, write her recipes, and pick up an occasional catering job with her cousin Sydney. What she didn't plan on was Brad Matthews.
Trust Me
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,790. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2016 by Sand Dune Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
The year is 2095. The Americas Revolution has ended. And Cyan Sebastian—the last blue-eyed, Caucasian woman known to exist in the Western hemisphere—is on the run. Her safe and sequestered life ripped apart, she is running with a man who has sworn to protect her. A man who once hunted her for the bounty she would fetch. The man whom days before, killed her father.
Safe Haven
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,170. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2016 by Sand Dune Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Rebekah McCauley is back home after ten long years of living and working in New York City. She left the Big Apple under circumstances she’d rather not share with her family—not yet, anyway—and all she really wants is time to heal and recover from the mess she’d made of her life. Luckily, her grandparents’ Kentucky bluegrass farm, Wind Ridge, provides the safe haven she craves...
Tempt Me
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,510. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2015 by Sand Dune Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Detective Jordan Cross has one thing on her mind—get the bastard killing kids in her small southern city; the person she thinks is also responsible for her niece’s disappearance. Journalist Tate Walker has a similar goal—keep the people of his city informed about the serial killer, and perhaps write a Pulitzer-worthy story in the process.
Parker
Series: The Montana McKennas, Book 4 · The Montana Ranchers Series, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,420. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2015 by Sand Dune Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
When Parker McKenna’s father dies, he expects life on the ranch to change—whether he wants it to or not. Parker is unsure how much his stepmother Liz has influenced his father’s final wishes. Although Liz has been a part of his life for years, he knows her goals for the ranch are different from his. What Parker doesn’t expect is for Reba Morris to walk into his life the day of the funeral.
The Montana McKennas: The Long Road Home
Series: The Montana Ranchers Series, Book 1 · The Montana McKennas, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 22,680. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2015 by Sand Dune Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
This short novella tells the story of James McKenna and Liz Caldera, and how they came to blend their families on the McKenna Ranch near Yellowstone National Park. These sweet to sexy stories give you a glimpse into Montana rodeo and ranch life, and of course, provide lots of contemporary cowboy love and romance.
Corporate Cowboy
Series: The Montana Ranchers Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,210. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015 by Sand Dune Books. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Westerns/Cowboys, Fiction » Romance » Western
When Emma Lavender is called to corporate headquarters at the end of her first week of employment at WestInn Hotels, she is shocked at the proposition offered by the company CEO. So shocked, in fact, she takes him up on his offer.
Night Song
Series: Soul Mates: The Legend of Blackbeard's Chalice, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,220. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 by Sand Dune Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Time travel
Jackson Porter seeks to fulfill his mother's request and find answers about the imaginary lover who haunts his nights. His future is miles and centuries away from his barrier island home in 1745. The land, his dying mother tells him, is his legacy. She urges him to claim it. In the year 2038, Kari Upton upcoming marriage is one of convenience. Can Jackson find her in time?
Callie
Series: The Montana McKennas, Book 3 · The Montana Ranchers Series, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,010. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014 by Sand Dune Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Leaving her job behind and heading home to Montana for a family emergency is worrisome enough, but when Callie McKenna’s New York future collides head-on with her Montana past, she is faced with making a life-altering decision.
Red: A Cajun Tale of Seduction
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,820. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014 by Sand Dune Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Ever wonder what happened when Little Red Riding Hood grew up? In the bayou? With a grandmother who used potions and magic? And a wolf who...? Garnet Boudreaux is going home. Not to her apartment in New York City but to her childhood home in the bayou. She doesn’t want to go, and isn’t certain what will be waiting for her when she arrives.
Night Sins
Series: Soul Mates: The Legend of Blackbeard's Chalice, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,140. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014 by Sand Dune Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Time travel, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
The Soul Mates Series, Book Two Can lost souls reunite across time, when all hope at love has been abandoned and demons of the past refuse to go away?
Night Kiss
Series: Soul Mates: The Legend of Blackbeard's Chalice, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,730. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014 by Sand Dune Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Time travel, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
The Soul Mates Series, Book One Can souls touch through time and hold on when all odds are against them? Claire Winslow vacations on an East Coast barrier island, content with her life and her potential future—until the illusion of a man walking the misty shore haunts her. Then one kiss—a beautiful, soulful, stolen kiss in the night—and her life changes forever.
A Perfect Escape
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,950. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2013 by Sand Dune Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Megan Thomas is running for her life. From Chicago, from the mob, from her controlling husband. She runs to the only place she ever felt at peace, a North Carolina barrier island she remembers from her childhood. Now she only wants to get lost—lost in someone else’s life. A new identity, soothing ocean winds, and a quiet existence are all she needs.
Broken
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,300. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012 by Sand Dune Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Western
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It’s been a decade since Garth Nash left the Triple R Ranch to become a bull riding star. Now he’s back home to pay his final respects to the man he’d loved like a father, and to console the pesky tomboy he’d loved like a little sister. But there’s nothing pesky or boyish about Amarilla Ray now. She’s a gorgeous, barrel-racing cowgirl who knows exactly what she wants....
Rawhide and Roses
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,510. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2010 by Sand Dune Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
She's all roses...he's rough-and-ready rawhide. Sophisticated Kim Martin is hardly equipped for a Colorado camping trip, especially when her mountain guide is a rough-edged cowboy, untamed as the wilderness. His outdoors style might jump-start some women but a strictly indoors woman like Kim finds him - almost resistible....


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