The Grand Opening

The Grand Opening

eBook - 2013
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From USA Today Bestselling Author Ava Miles of the #1 National Bestseller NORA ROBERTS LAND comes a story of family and empowerment between a millionaire high-roller and a single mom deputy sheriff in her bestselling small town series, Dare Valley."I am adding Ava Miles to my list of always reads like Susan Mallery, Jill Shalvis, Kristen Ashley, and NORA ROBERTS." Marjay's Reading BlogWhen Peggy McBride moves to Dare Valley, Colorado, the last thing she wants is to meet a man. If she's learned one thing from her divorce, it's that love is a messy business, and as a single mom and the new deputy sheriff, she has her hands full. But when hotel magnate and poker player Mac Maven moves to town, she becomes enthralled by the very last man she would ever consider dating...Millionaire Mac Maven has come to Dare with ambitious plans for his new project, the restoration of The Grand Mountain Hotel as a boutique poker venue. Only one person offers him a less than warm welcome: Deputy Sheriff Peggy McBride, who is dead set against gambling. But although Peggy's a fierce opponent, Mac senses a tenderness and passion within her that he longs to free. Having helped his sister raise her teenage son, he understands Peggy, and can see past her tough-as-nails exterior.When a threat to Mac's hotel surfaces, he and Peggy must join forces to find out who's responsible. Working together ignites the white-hot connection between them, and their cooperation takes a decidedly personal turn. But can Mac convince Peggy to set their differences aside and take a gamble on love?Author's Note: All books can easily be read as stand-alone stories, and you'll likely enjoy reading all the books in the 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)The Dare River series (connected to Dare Valley):Book 1: COUNTRY HEAVEN (Tory & Rye)COUNTRY HEAVEN COOKBOOKCOUNTRY HEAVEN SONG BOOKBook 2: THE CHOCOLATE GARDEN (Tammy & J.P.) ~ coming Summer 2014REVIEWS:"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 "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 HEAVENAUTHOR BIOGRAPHY: USA Today Bestselling Author Ava Miles burst onto the contemporary romance scene after receiving Nora Roberts' blessing for her use of Ms. Roberts' name in her debut novel, the #1 National Bestseller NORA ROBERTS LAND, which kicked off her small town series, Dare Valley, and brought praise from reviewers and readers alike. Ava has also released a connected series called Dare River, set outside the country music capital of Nashville. She's fast becoming a favorite author in light contemporary romance (Tome Tender) and is known for funny, emotional stories about family and empowerment. Ava's background is as diverse as her characters. She's a former chef, worked as a long-time conflict expert rebuilding warzones, and now writes full-time from her own small town community.
Publisher: Denver : NLA Digital LLC, [2013]
ISBN: 9781492271017
Characteristics: 1 online resource


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