Romantic reads

14485057_615905918581688_1021030577085902242_nA Bouquet of Love

ISBN 9780995410466 Serenity Press 2017

Authors: Claire Boston, Barbara Gurney, PL Harris, Ilona Krueger, Glennys Marsdon, Monique Mulligan, Teena Raffa, Bree Verity, Louisa West, Carolyn Wren.

Ten couples not looking for love find something unexpected when they visit Serendipity Bridal Boutique, Kate Peron’s vintage-styled salon. Love is in the air and it’s about to blow into their lives, bringing fortunate accidents of the heartfelt variety to those lucky enough to walk through Serendipity’s doors.

A man comes to Eagle Point to stop a wedding. A magazine editor finds herself in a cheesy situation. A different kind of bride takes to the catwalk. Readers will be swept away by this bouquet of stories from ten Australian authors – stories of healing and second chances, of opening hearts and minds, of souls connecting and remembering, of temptation and desire. Life and love in Eagle point has never been more challenging… or fun.

From cupcake wielding assassins to hilarious blind date set-ups, there’s something for everyone in this delightfully romantic collection that proves there can never be too much ado about love.

The paperback is available here.



28c327_a0dfd0879b3d44d2bc67dfed44d96499~mv2Risking Mr Wrong

A Serenity Press Novella

ISBN 9780994633774

Elinor Andersen is an ultra conservative bank officer looking for a lifetime commitment. Fisherman Africa Brown is a secual predator keen to add another notch to the bedpost. When Elinor loses her job and agrees to help out at the historic local hotel where he lives in between fishing trips, their common cause to save the building from a developer reveals another side to the obnoxious ruffian. To Elinor’s dismay she falls in love with this Mr Very Wrong. Dare she heed her misbehaving heart and take a chance – or listen to her head and settle for the security her ex-fianc√© is offering?

The paperback is available here.



5 (3) copyPerhaps Love

A Serenity Romance Novelette

ISBN 9780995397699

Best-selling novelist Melanie Ames writes ‘romantic reads for loving hearts’ but her professional success with romance isn’t reflected in her personal life. Experience has taught her that everlasting love is a beautiful fantasy and happy ever after is a myth. When a gorgeous Irishman with a voice like warm honey and the body of a Greek god moves in nexgt door to where Melanie is house-sitting for her globe-trotting parents, iot wakes her dormant heart with a jolt. She’s not about to forget he lessons of the past and lose her head over the new neighbour. Melanie knows too well that bad boys can come in good packages. Will Liam, a dog called Cat and a cat called Shakespeare convince Melanie true love is possible off the page as well as on it?

I smiled the whole way through this light hearted story, I loved the humour and loved some of the similes especially, and being a writer, stories about writers always appeal to me too! – Tess Woods

The paperback is available here.


28c327_5a718beb3d064028bf6b98bd358705e1~mv2_d_1283_2048_s_2Rocky Romance

Stories of love set in Rockingham

9780994473004 Serenity Press 2015

Authors: Monique Hall, Louisa Loder, Monique Mulligan, Mike Murphy, Teena Raffa, Karen Weaver

This collection includes heartfelt stories of healing and simply not wanting to be lonely, as well as temptation, the butterflies of early love, and, of course, the inevitable romantic conflict. The stories explore romance as a possibility and as a ‘happy ever after’, giving readers a variety of warm, touching and funny moments to ponder.

A Beautiful blend of summer beach reads. – Tess Woods,

The paperback is available here.