The Holiday Serenade

The Holiday Serenade

Millions of readers have fallen in love with Ava's bestselling books...come join the family. International Bestselling Author Ava presents a sweet contemporary romance guaranteed to make you believe in love all over again. Professional gambler Rhett Butler Blaylock is everything Abbie Maven doesn't want in a man-flamboyant, flashy, and unreserved. After a horrible experience in her youth, she has spent her life trying to make all the right choices, pouring her energy into being the best possible single mother to her son. But though Rhett doesn't seem to be husband and stepfather material, he awakens emotions in her that are as frightening as they are powerful. They had a fling she's never forgotten, and now he has followed her to Dare Valley, Colorado with the intention of winning back her heart...this time, forever. Rhett's determined to show Abbie he can be the man of her dreams. He'll do whatever it takes for the woman he loves, including giving up his flamboyant lifestyle and bad-boy image. As Christmas approaches, he prepares a special surprise for her, hoping the holiday will work its magic and grant him a miracle. Will his holiday serenade heal Abbie's heart and convince her to give love a second chance? PRAISE: "Ava's story is witty and charming." Barbara Freethy #1 New York Times Bestselling Author on Nora Roberts Land "On par with Nicholas Sparks' love stories." Jennifer's Corner Blog “The constant love, and the tasteful sexual interludes, bring a sensual, dynamic tension to this appealing story.” Publisher’s Weekly "I am adding Ava Miles to my list of always reads like Susan Mallery, Jill Shalvis, Kristen Ashley, and NORA ROBERTS." Marjay's Reading Blog "Miles' story savvy, sense of humor, respect for her readers and empathy for her characters shine through..." USA Today on The Gate to Everything

Country Heaven Cookbook

Family Recipes & Remembrances

Country Heaven Cookbook

If you like The Pioneer Woman, you will enjoy the COUNTRY HEAVEN COOKBOOK. Former chef and USA Today Bestselling Author, Ava Miles, has assembled the COUNTRY HEAVEN COOKBOOK filled with tantalizing recipes, down home wit, Southern charm, and sweet remembrances about her own grandmother and her fictional character's reflections from her novel, COUNTRY HEAVEN. Ava's cookbook serves up a feast of scrumptious, soul-satisfying, cowboy-approved comfort food for the whole family. Included here are recipes for her famous spongy cornbread, decadent gingerbread waffles, and her family's chocolate chip pie. It's a fun hodgepodge of Southern cuisine and family farm recipes. Readers have enjoyed the scrumptious recipes Ava wrote for COUNTRY HEAVEN so much that she wanted to share them all together in a cookbook with some extra family recipes NOT included in the book. The cookbook entries describe her heroine's reflections about her grandmother, who taught her to cook, and Ava's reflections about her grandma as well, who made food come alive for her. This companion to COUNTRY HEAVEN, the first book in her new Dare River series set in the South, is connected to her bestselling small town Dare Valley series that started with the#1 National Bestseller, NORA ROBERTS LAND. If you haven't read COUNTRY HEAVEN yet, this is a great chance to see how beautifully food is woven into the story between her sassy heroine, Tory Simmons, and her steamy country singer, Rye Crenshaw. Ava has included an extended excerpt of COUNTRY HEAVEN at the end for your enjoyment. COUNTRY HEAVEN is set against the backdrop of country music, Nashville, foodie splendor, family, and sweet forgiveness. And a bad boy Alpha male and black sheep who finds love and redemption. Here's a little snippet about the book to whet your appetite: A down-on-her luck cook uses food's magical properties to tame a bad boy country rock star after he hires her under false pretenses to restore his image. He's got a secret past. She's got a tragic background. Throw in their sass and wit, food and music, and you have a five-alarm fire. Here's a couple of things people are saying about Ava and COUNTRY HEAVEN: "I am adding Ava Miles to my list of always reads like Susan Mallery, Jill Shalvis, Kristen Ashley, and NORA ROBERTS." Marjay's Reading Blog "If ever there was a contemporary romance that rated a 10 on a scale of 1 to 5...this one is it!" The Romance Reviews on COUNTRY HEAVEN Author's Note: All books can easily be read as stand-alone stories, and you'll likely enjoy reading all the books in the connected series. The Small Town Dare Valley series: Book 1: NORA ROBERTS LAND (Meredith & Tanner) Book 2: FRENCH ROAST (Jill & Brian) Book 3: THE GRAND OPENING (Peggy & Mac) Book 4: THE HOLIDAY SERENADE (Abbie & Rhett) Book 5: THE TOWN SQUARE (Arthur & Harriet) Book 6: THE PARK OF SUNSET DREAMS (Jane & Matt) coming Spring 2014 The Dare River series: Book 1: COUNTRY HEAVEN (Tory & Rye) Book 2: THE CHOCOLATE GARDEN (Tammy & J.P.) coming Summer 2014 REVIEWS: "It {NORA ROBERTS LAND} captures the best of what I love in a Nora Roberts novel..." BlogCritics ..".Finding love like in the pages of a Nora Roberts story." Publishers Weekly WW Ladies Book Club "An entertaining ride...{and) a full-bodied romance." Readers' Favorite on FRENCH ROAST "Ava Miles is fast becoming one of my favorite light contemporary romance writers." Tome Tender on THE GRAND OPENING "The latest book in the Dare Valley series is a continuation of love, family, and romance." Mary J. Gramlich on THE HOLIDAY SERENADE "Ms. Miles' words melted into each page until the world receded around me..." Tome Tender on THE TOWN SQUARE, Ms. Miles' ode to Mad Men

The Chocolate Garden: A Magical Tale

The Chocolate Garden: A Magical Tale

Millions of readers have fallen in love with Ava's bestselling books...come join the family. Fans of Disney’s Frozen and Adam Rubin’s Dragons Love Tacos will adore this magical tale. International Bestselling Author Ava Miles presents her first children’s book connected to her #1 National Bestseller, THE CHOCOLATE GARDEN, about two children who discover gardens can be made of chocolate and full of magical fairies. The chocolate fairies are here…and they’re bent on saving Molly and Kevin from the scary dog next door! Good thing Molly and Kevin’s mom knows the greatest gardening secret in the world. Chocolate fairies live in chocolate-colored plants. They make chocolate in their chocolate garden every night and protect boys and girls from harm with their magical chocolate powder. And of course, Molly and Kevin get to eat the chocolate the chocolate fairies make. Come along with Molly and Kevin on a magical adventure, and step into the world of the chocolate fairies and one unforgettable chocolate garden. PRAISE: "Ava's story is witty and charming." Barbara Freethy #1 New York Times Bestselling Author on Nora Roberts Land "On par with Nicholas Sparks' love stories." Jennifer's Corner Blog “The constant love, and the tasteful sexual interludes, bring a sensual, dynamic tension to this appealing story.” Publisher’s Weekly "I am adding Ava Miles to my list of always reads like Susan Mallery, Jill Shalvis, Kristen Ashley, and NORA ROBERTS." Marjay's Reading Blog "Miles' story savvy, sense of humor, respect for her readers and empathy for her characters shine through..." USA Today on The Gate to Everything

The Town Square

The Town Square

Millions of readers have fallen in love with Ava's bestselling books...come join the family. International Bestselling Author Ava Miles shares the story her readers begged her for, the sweet and suspenseful romance about the beloved founder of the Hale family and the woman who captured his heart. Journalist Arthur Hale is determined to be on the forefront of change. A successful New York City journalist, he returns to his hometown of Dare Valley, Colorado to start a new newspaper that will channel the voice of the West, joining the ranks of prestigious papers like The New York Times and The Chicago Tribune. But the bigger the dream, the higher the price. Arthur's ambition and drive isolate him, and the only person who can break through his self-imposed solitude is Harriet Jenkins, his talented and mysterious secretary. Though Arthur's sixth sense as a journalist tells him the beautiful and complicated redhead is hiding something, he can't stay away. What he doesn't know is that Harriet Jenkins is actually Harriet Wentworth. A newspaper article ruined her father and sullied her family name, and now she's out for revenge on the journalist who wrote it: Arthur Hale. As she gets to know Arthur, Harriet discovers he's not the monster she thought he was. He's a man of integrity, committed to uncovering the truth at all costs. Soon the impossible happens, and she finds herself falling for the man she set out to destroy, but can the two build a future on a foundation of lies and ugly truths? PRAISE: "Ava's story is witty and charming." Barbara Freethy #1 New York Times Bestselling Author on Nora Roberts Land "On par with Nicholas Sparks' love stories." Jennifer's Corner Blog “The constant love, and the tasteful sexual interludes, bring a sensual, dynamic tension to this appealing story.” Publisher’s Weekly "I am adding Ava Miles to my list of always reads like Susan Mallery, Jill Shalvis, Kristen Ashley, and NORA ROBERTS." Marjay's Reading Blog "Miles' story savvy, sense of humor, respect for her readers and empathy for her characters shine through..." USA Today on The Gate to Everything

The Promise of Rainbows

Dare River

The Promise of Rainbows

Over one million readers have fallen in love with Ava's bestselling Dare Valley and Dare River series...come join the family.USA Today Bestselling Author Ava Miles of the #1 National Bestseller NORA ROBERTS LAND presents an inspiring and emotional tale about a hero willing to do anything for love.Jake Lassiter was a bona fide hero in the military before a tragedy in war changed his life forever. Now he's a rising country music star, intent on healing the world and himself through his music. But his past still haunts him...When Jake hires girl-next-door interior decorator Susannah McGuiness, he sees a kindred spirit and a woman who pulls at his soul. The first sparks of hope fire in him, the kind that can heal all the wounds he still carries inside. For a man resigned to never having a happily ever after, Susannah sure has him dreaming about one.Susannah has always believed in the promise of rainbows, even when times are tough. She's known some hard times herself and connects with Jake on a level she's never known. In this hero, she doesn't see a broken man, but one who's risen again and again to life's challenges. But Jake must heal his secret wounds to claim the love of his dreams.And check out Ava's bestselling family series with a touch of magic, mystery, and romance...Dare Valley:NORA ROBERTS LANDFRENCH ROASTTHE GRAND OPENINGTHE HOLIDAY SERENADETHE TOWN SQUARETHE PARK OF SUNSET DREAMSTHE PERFECT INGREDIENTTHE BRIDGE TO A BETTER LIFE DARING BRIDES (a collection of wedding stories)THE CALENDAR OF NEW BEGINNINGS ~ coming April 2016The Dare Valley Meets Paris Mini-series:THE BILLIONAIRE'S GAMBLETHE BILLIONAIRE'S SECRETTHE BILLIONAIRE'S COURTSHIPTHE BILLIONAIRE'S RETURNDare River:COUNTRY HEAVENCOUNTRY HEAVEN SONG BOOKCOUNTRY HEAVEN COOKBOOKTHE CHOCOLATE GARDENTHE CHOCOLATE GARDEN: A MAGICAL TALE (a children's book companion)FIREFLIES AND MAGNOLIASTHE PROMISE OF RAINBOWSTHE FOUNTAIN OF INFINITE WISHES ~ coming 2016Once Upon A Dare:THE GATE TO EVERYTHING ~ coming 2016

The Calendar of New Beginnings

The Calendar of New Beginnings

Over one million readers have fallen in love with Ava's bestselling Dare Valley and Dare River series...come join the family.USA Today Bestselling Author Ava Miles of the #1 National Bestseller NORA ROBERTS LAND presents a sweet and emotional friends-to-lovers story about a widower choosing to love again. International photojournalist Lucy O'Brien returns to her hometown of Dare Valley after a devastating trauma that threatens her livelihood. When her mother asks her to do a photo shoot for a Calendar Girls-like calendar to raise money for breast cancer, she can't take their...ahem...ribald photos fast enough. Too bad her involvement stirs up her childhood best friend, Boy-Next-Door and widower Andy Hale, in all the wrong ways.And check out Ava's bestselling family series with a touch of magic, mystery, and romance...Dare Valley:NORA ROBERTS LANDFRENCH ROASTTHE GRAND OPENINGTHE HOLIDAY SERENADETHE TOWN SQUARETHE PARK OF SUNSET DREAMSTHE PERFECT INGREDIENTTHE BRIDGE TO A BETTER LIFE DARING BRIDES (a collection of wedding stories)THE CALENDAR OF NEW BEGINNINGS ~ coming April 2016The Dare Valley Meets Paris Mini-series:THE BILLIONAIRE'S GAMBLETHE BILLIONAIRE'S SECRETTHE BILLIONAIRE'S COURTSHIPTHE BILLIONAIRE'S RETURNDare River:COUNTRY HEAVENCOUNTRY HEAVEN SONG BOOKCOUNTRY HEAVEN COOKBOOKTHE CHOCOLATE GARDEN THE CHOCOLATE GARDEN: A MAGICAL TALE (a children's book companion)FIREFLIES AND MAGNOLIASTHE PROMISE OF RAINBOWS THE FOUNTAIN OF INFINITE WISHES ~ coming 2016Once Upon A Dare:THE GATE TO EVERYTHING ~ coming 2016REVIEWS:"On par with Nicholas Sparks' love stories." Jennifer's Corner Blog"Ava's story is witty and charming." Barbara Freethy #1 NYT Bestselling Author on Nora Roberts Land"I am adding Ava Miles to my list of always reads like Susan Mallery, Jill Shalvis, Kristen Ashley, and NORA ROBERTS." Marjay's Reading Blog"Miles' story savvy, sense of humor, respect for her readers and empathy for her characters shine through..." USA Today "...Finding love like in the pages of a Nora Roberts story." Publishers Weekly WW Ladies Book Club

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