Adrianne Ambers is a country girl who longed to travel away from the Ozark hills and streams of Southern Illinois. She got her wish by marrying her Air Force guy and living in interesting places throughout the United States and Panama. Her writing is flavored with down-home charm and worldly experience. Although she now lives in a suburb of Atlanta, Georgia, she has fond memories of her life on the Mississippi Gulf Coast and Southern Illinois--thus, her love for all things Southern. Readers can find her writing (ePubs) on Amazon, Smashwords, Barnes & Noble, Apple, and other outlets.. Her favorite websites are her Facebook Page and Magnolia Magic Magazine

Troy McCall is a high-powered Hollywood agent and producer. When his latest rising star bails out of a make-or-break project, he is determined to hunt her down and make her finish the movie.

Bobbie is the plain, forgotten, much put-upon sister of the runaway starlet. She has never heard of Troy McCall, but she does know a sexual heatwave when he walks into her drab library.

He immediately notices that her plain white blouse is covering a remarkable pair of breasts. She takes one look an imagines stripping him of his turtleneck sweater. When he asks her to come to Hollywood and help him locate her sister, she hesitates. Not because she doesn't trust him; she knows that if they are in the same room, there is going to be erotic hell to pay.

Lavender farmer Emily Johnson will do what she must to save her farm with its stand of native forest from becoming the next prison. When citified Guy Davies arrives to buy her out, she greets him with a shotgun and a dog that quickly turns traitor. When Emily is threatened by a vicious escaped con, Guy proves to her that a city slicker can be a hero as well as a lover.

Lavender farmer Emily Johnson has to save her farm with its stand of native forest from becoming the next prison. She doesn’t need a citified real estate broker to arrive—uninvited. Guy Davies is determined to prove himself to his father and become his own man—by buying Emily’s farm. Expecting the farmer to be a man, he is surprised to find a sexy, shotgun wielding country girl with an angry looking dog. When a raging storm traps them, and an escaped con threatens Emily, Guy discovers that the woman he loves is more important than plots of earth. His life would have no meaning without his fabulous Country Girl.

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Kathy gets a big surprise from her loving hubby. The only problem is: can hubby compete with suave dance instructor Max?

Kathy has the perfect life. Her only problem is that sometimes, she yearns for a little excitement. What is she to do when her husband turns the usual Saturday night card party into dancing lessons for her and her girlfriends? What if the instructor is a handsome, suave Venezuelan who is dripping with charm? Will he be an act too tough for Kathy's husband to follow?

Will long-time friends and sorority sisters clash over the new guy in town? Good looking Danny Fane is a prize and Jenny seems to know it. Has she invited hard-working Lisa to an impromptu come-as-you-are party to make her look bad in her old sweatshirt and cut-off jeans? To make matters worse, Lisa must go to work Monday at the same office as the hunky new guy.

Lisa Strong is up to her elbows in gardening when her friend Jenny invites her to a come-as-you-are party. Although she’s dressed in cut-off jeans and an old sweatshirt, Lisa must attend. It’s an old tradition from their college days. To her surprise, handsome newcomer, Danny Fane is there and already in Jenny’s clutches. Jenny is all dolled up, too. To make matters worse, Lisa knows she is going to be working with Danny. Fortunately, Lisa discovers that appearances don’t mean as much as she thought; and a surprising side to her friendship with Jenny is revealed.

Famous country music singer Addy Wampler may be semi-retired, but she's not too old for a miracle... or three to come knocking on Christmas Eve. Her Ozark Mountain home feels a little lonely this year. No children; no grandchildren; no singing in the Nashville Christmas Special. As the snow falls and the midnight hour creeps closer, will there be a special song in the air for Addy?

Famous country and western star Addy Wampler is spending a quiet Christmas at Magnolia Hill, her Ozark Mountain home. Although her children and grandchildren are not with her, she is not alone. Her long-time friend Clementine and the loyal staff are planning a small celebration. In spite of their friendship, Addy is a little depressed. The folks in Nashville didn't invite her for the Christmas TV special. Even her ex-husband Billy seems to have forgotten about her. The house, usually buzzing with activity, is too quiet--and outside--the snow has begun to fall. However, fate soon delivers a miracle that reminds her of the true meaning of Christmas.

Thanksgiving at Magnolia Hill is a sequel to Christmas at Magnolia Hill. Years may have separated Addy from her childhood sweetheart, Dr. Keith Eversole, but she has made a delightful discovery: a soul mate is not a myth, but another miracle biding its time until forever is in sight.

Thanksgiving at Magnolia Hill is a sequel to Christmas at Magnolia Hill. Many of the characters are the same. Henry and Livvy, the butler and cook are still making sure that Magnolia Hill runs smoothly. Addy's friend and companion, Clementine, formerly a battered woman who couldn't speak, is now a successful painter. Addy's flamboyant ex-husband Billy drops in from time to time. Years may have separated Addy from her childhood sweetheart, Dr. Keith Eversole, but she has made a delightful discovery: a soul mate is not a myth, but another miracle biding its time until forever is in sight.

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