***THIS IS A SAMPLE - THE FIRST 9 CHAPTERS OF THE NOVEL**
When widow Portia McAllister sees an ad for a live-in tutor, she leaves everything behind in hopes of making a fresh start. But as a Confederate widow in a Union household, she is met with resentment from her new charge and her employer, war veteran Beau Stanford. Will Beau and Portia find their way into each other’s arms, or will they be swept away by raging forces beyond their control?
Twin brothers and Air Force vets, Tanner and Garrett Mann, return from deployment to find their thriving business burned to the ground. They move back to their hometown of Beach Pointe, buy an old diner and call it Mann Cakes. That means competing with Paige & Morgan Baxter- gorgeous, curvy, and owners of Two Sisters cupcakes. But how much are they willing to risk to win a cupcake war? **NOTE: THIS DOWNLOAD IS A SAMPLE OF THE FIRST FIVE CHAPTERS OF THE NOVEL**