Publisher pitch: Tule Publishing, Oct 2016
Tule Publishing’s authors bring you the best in commercial fiction, from whirlwind romance to compelling women’s fiction. Whether you’re in the mood for something sexy or sweet, we bring you fresh, modern and exciting plots.
Tule has over 80 authors who have unique styles, terrific voices and have helped us grow to house over 300 titles, and garner eight RITA nominations and one win in three years.
Enjoy our festive October releases, which include titles from our Montana Born, Muse and Holiday imprints, just in time for the Christmas season!
A Rancher’s Surrender by Michelle Beattie (historical western). Widower Wade Parker is furious the new vet he helped hire is a woman. The fact that Jillian Matthews is beautiful, smart and wakes parts of him that he thought dead burns even more. Feeling tricked, Wade is determined to send her back east but when the town turns on Jillian and her enemies become dangerous, he steps up to be her protector. And that’s not the only role Jillian has him contemplating.
His Jingle Bell Princess by Barbara Dunlop (Christmas, contemporary). Accidentally abandoned and stranded by a raging blizzard in the picturesque town of Tucker, Maine, Crown Princess Jasmine Arcules finds herself alone and unguarded for the first time in her life. She keeps her royal identity secret, so everyone-including widower Sam Cutler, treats her the way no one in her native country ever would—Jasmine has a knack for getting past Sam’s defences, comforting his daughters, arousing his suppressed emotions, and forcing him to remember he’s a man…They both need each other, but can they trust in Christmas magic to bring their hearts together?
Melt My Heart, Cowboy by CJ Carmichael (Western, contemporary). Who is the handsome cowboy who comes into small town Marietta’s chocolate shop every week to buy a box of chocolates? More importantly … who is he buying the chocolates for? These are the questions sales clerk Rosie Linn asks herself as she waits for her sadly neglected childhood home to sell so she can pursue an exciting new career in LA. But a new dilemma is created when Rosie and her perfect stranger start spending time together. Brant discovers he doesn’t want Rosie to sell and leave, and Rosie fears she will have to choose between love and her dreams.
Blood Bound by Traci Douglass (paranormal). Anna Frost had a bad feeling when her twin sister, Liz, told her she’d run off with a member of the notorious Otherworld biker gang, the Blood Ravagers until she meets Dante, half demon, half human. A mix of two worlds, accepted by neither, he’s had no choice but to learn the hard way how to play whatever side of the fence kept him alive during his nearly 500 years of existence. When they find unexpected, white-hot passion in each other’s arms, Anna’s personal quest cost him more than he ever bargained for? Or will they find a way to save their love?
A Royal Christmas Princess by Scarlet Wilson (Christmas, contemporary). After a tough year losing her mom and bills mounting, Holly Yates is in for a lonely Christmas. But when she hears a news report that the small principality of Coronia is looking for their lost princess, she recognises her baby photo on the news and is astounded. Felix—the could-be Prince—is delighted to find her and whips her off to a snow-covered Coronia to meet her real-life ailing father where he persuades her to fall in love with the people and the place, all the while she finds herself falling for Felix.
A Cotsworld Christmas by Kate Hewitt (Christmas, contemporary). Anna Vere has escaped to the Cotswolds for Christmas to try to heal from her broken engagement and, far worse, her broken dreams. When her reserved room at a bed and breakfast is flooded, she takes up the offer of camping out in Willoughby Close, the converted stables of the nearby manor house … and is taken under the wing of sexy local carpenter Colin Heath. Can these two sudden soul mates risk their hearts for a love that has yet to be tried and tested?
Christmas at the Castle by Melissa McClone (Christmas, contemporary). A European getaway during the Christmas holiday is exactly what veterinarian Katrina ‘Kat’ Parsons needs. She can’t wait to be a bridesmaid in her childhood friend’s royal wedding, but she hopes to steer clear of the bride’s arrogant older brother, Crown Prince Guillaume. When Kat’s kindness and generosity prove them wrong, the prince realises there’s more to her than he ever imagined. Can he trust his heart or will he lose the one woman he can’t live without?
Once Upon a Royal Christmas by Robin Bielman (Christmas, contemporary). Prince Theodore Chenery is in Marietta shortly after the death of his mother to meet his grandparents for the first time. When an accidental run-in—literally—with Rowan leads to an unexpected friendship, he finds himself enchanted with the outspoken, feisty country girl. She’s unlike anyone he’s ever met and her special brand of kindness and honesty make it harder and harder to keep temptation away. When their relationship makes worldwide news, Theo must decide whether or not to follow his heart or his royal duty.
The Cowgirl’s Christmas Wish by Barbara Ankrum (Christmas, contemporary). Event planner Eve Canaday and her secret crush, Dr Ben Tyler, are unexpectedly drafted to help a little girl fulfill her late mother’s wish—a magical Christmas to create some happy memories. Eve sees this opportunity as a sign; Ben, as a glitch in his plan to leave Marietta behind for good. As the trio checks off the to-do list of Christmas fun, Ben’s ‘bah-humbug’ opinion of the holiday fades, along with ideas about keeping his distance from Eve. With the season of miracles upon this jewel of a town, will Eve find it’s possible that Christmas wishes aren’t only for little girls?
His Christmas Cowgirl by Alissa Callen (Christmas, contemporary). Self-made rancher Garrett Ross normally doesn’t take orders—he gives them. But when asked to step in to act as a temporary foreman on a Montana ranch over the holidays, he can’t refuse. Yet when he meets the beautiful and stubborn ranch owner, Peta Dixon, he realises he’s signed on for a whole lot of trouble. Will the rancher finally listen to his heart and admit he can’t live without a certain straight-talking cowgirl?
Taming His Montana Heart by Vella Munn (Western, Christmas, contemporary). Coming soon!
His Christmas Miracle by Dani Collins (Western, Christmas, contemporary). Quincy Ryan was just handed custody of a son he didn’t know existed. He knows how to be an architect, not a dad, so he looks to his own father for guidance, but that means moving with Pops to Marietta, Montana. Quincy knows he has to get over his shock and give Atlas the Christmas he deserves, but how? He needs a miracle. Babysitter NIcki wants Quincy to open his heart to Atlas, but begins to fall for the Ryan men herself. It makes the countdown to her last day, Christmas Eve, bittersweet. If only the miracle he is looking for included her …