Reader’s Lounge

by Joyanne Huston-Swanson

From historical romances to contemporary love stories to sizzling passionate tales, the romance genre covers a lot of reading preferences. Here are a few page-turners for you to curl up with on those chilly winter evenings.

Misadventures of a Good Wife

by Meredith Wild

It was the perfect life for Kate and Price Lewis. They were in love, had fulfilling careers and enjoyed living in a great apartment in the city. But “perfect” ended abruptly when Price’s business trip overseas ended in a plane crash. One year later, Kate embarks on an all-girls trip to the South Pacific. During her vacation, Kate is stunned to discover that Price is alive and living on the island where the group s is staying. With their reunion nothing like she might have hoped for, Kate must choose to follow her heart to Price or risk losing him all over again. Can things ever be picture perfect once more? Join Kate and Price on their adventurous, romantic tale where emotions run high, passions burn bright and impossible choices abound.


by Helen Hardt

A recipe for romance or disaster? Mix together two broken hearts and a wild attraction and romantic desire will follow as Jade Roberts and Talon Steel soon discover when they meet each other at a ranch in Colorado. Sparks fly as they get to know one another and desire becomes a craving they can’t seem to quench. Enjoy this adults-only romance, but beware — there are long-buried secrets haunting the two lovers that may end up tearing them apart.

You Say it First

by Susan Mallery

Sculptor Nick Mitchell grew up in a family of artists and learned from his volatile father that passion only leads to pain. As he waits for a new commission, he takes a day job as a carpenter at a  wedding venue. The job has its perks—mainly the venue’s captivating owner, Pallas Saunders. Although he won’t let love consume him, he’s all in for ecstasy with an expiration date. Then when a desperate bride begs Pallas for something completely out of the box, her irresistible new hire inspires her. Nick knows she doesn’t belong behind a desk; she knows in her heart that he’s right—where she really belongs is in his arms.

Third Son’s A Charm

by Shana Galen

Finding it difficult to settle back into peaceful society after serving in the military, Ewan Mostyn accepts an “easy” job as bodyguard for the Duke of Ridlington’s daughter Lady Lorraine. Strong-willed and independent, Lady Lorraine wants nothing to do with her new bodyguard or her father’s high-handed ways. She is determined to do everything she can to avoid Ewan— until she gets into trouble that is. An endearing love story to keep you up all hours of the night, be entranced by this brooding hero and quirky heroine.

Joyanne Huston-Swanson is a Patron Services Associate at the Service Center in Comstock Park.  When not at work, you will find her volunteering at her local elementary school library or making popcorn.  She is also a wife of 22 years and mother to four daughters, a yellow lab named Daisy and two quirky cats.

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