Christian Weaver is back where he never intended to be: Breathless, Georgia. Not only did he wind up coming back, he bought a house. Volunteering in Riley Zayat’s classroom for her gifted elementary students isn’t even something he intended to do–his mother roped him into it. Riley is a bright light as his life sits in flux, but will this unconventional woman finally be the one who understands a man who never fit in?
Once high school sweethearts, now Bailey Ann and Finn are not quite strangers. When Bailey Ann loses both her parents she inherits responsibility for the family house, which brings her back to Breathless, Georgia, and back to Finn Malloy. History says they’re no good together, but the present doesn’t agree. One night with Finn and everything she has planned and everything she remembers about her past goes out the window.
When a Native American burial ground shows up at the edge of Breathless city limits, newly minted Anthropologist Lennon Mayfair takes it upon herself to head back home and protect the site. But the land is owned by the Zemp family and younger brother Gabe has some misconceptions about Lennon’s past with older brother Brodie. Can Lennon keep her own past buried while she digs up everyone else’s?
Em wakes up after a wild night in Vegas to discover she’s been sleeping in a fluffy wedding gown. Her left hand is sporting a gold band and a rock. And in the bed beside her is a hot stranger with a matching wedding band. Unable to get a divorce as quickly as they got married, Em and Keith are stuck. Luckily, they are both heading to Georgia. Always the wild child, Em has never finished anything in her life, can she get it together and hold onto to the best thing that ever happened to her?
When Ever Halifax gets recognized in the school pickup lane, it isn’t what she wants. Left holding the bag for three younger half-siblings when her parents died, she came home from college and started paying the bills. Jax is confident he knows her from somewhere. He does, but it’s from the strip club where she works. At least she was wearing a pink wig when he saw her. The last thing she needs is a cop in her life. Or a man like Jackson Mayfair.
Carlisle has made it big. Her self-rescue from her sinking car has gone viral, and she and her best friend Jane can barely keep up with the orders for “Carlisle’s Kit.” When the house next door sells, her enigmatic new neighbor Leo turns out to be a great friend. Then even more. But Leo is tied up and tied down by a tangled family past. His sister often goes missing, his mother is a financial mess, and Leo has scars he isn’t willing to tell her about.
Jane is holding her life together. Her ex is a crappy excuse for a father and late on his child support for their four kids most months. Despite being CFO of the company she shares with her best friend, Carlisle, Jane still needs to rent out the room over her garage to make ends meet. When Carlisle recommends her twin brother returning from a stint in Los Angeles, it seems a perfect fit. But Charlie fits into the family too well, and Jane soon finds herself wanting more from her tenant than just the rent.
Harper Rose was raised to be a belle, and she did everything right, until her husband died and she found out there was no life insurance, her home was owned by a shell corporation, and she has zero marketable skills. Bringing her girls back to Breathless is the only thing she can do. She manages to keep her life together with the help of her sisters, but when town bad boy Dane Cotton decides they should be a thing, Harper Rose has to decide if he’s just for fun, or if he’s the man she really needs.