Returning to Fern Lake after ten years for the funeral of his cousin and teenage enemy, Simon Parker learns his high school sweetheart is nine months pregnant and seven months divorced from his cousin. Their meeting is complicated by her labor and driving her to the hospital. Can this pair put the past aside and let the embers of an old love be rekindled?
Janet Lane Walters lives in the scenic Hudson Valley with her psychiatrist husband. She's the mother of four and grandmother of seven. She's been writing fiction since third grade when she re-wrote the ending of Anna Karenina to her teacher's dismay. At present, she's the author of 35 novels (including all genres of romance and mysteries), four nonfiction books, two ghostwritten nonfiction books and ten novellas. As a former nurse, medicine plays a large role in her stories. Besides novels, she's published short stories and poetry. She's been an EPIC Award finalist three times. She's a member of EPIC, Broad Universe, and RWA.
Written with co-author Jane Toombs, BECOMING YOUR OWN CRITIQUE PARTNER, was the 2003 EPIC Award winner for nonfiction. Retitled WORDS PERFECT: Becoming Your Own Critique Partner, the book has been reissued and updated and is available from Zumaya Publications in trade paperback and electronic formats.
Janet's newest fiction releases are: NURSE KAREN COMES HOME (originally published by Avalon Books in 1981), reissued by Montlake Romance; Shattered Dreams and Rekindled Dreams, the first two books of the Moonchild Series and LINES OF FIRE, the first in her new fantasy romance trilogy, The Guild House ~ Defenders Hall, both available now from Books We Love, Ltd.; MOON POOL ANTHOLOGY written with fellow Dame Jane Toombs, available now in trade paperback from Zumaya Publications; the first three books in her Seduction Series in one trade paperback volume, SWEET SEDUCTIONS from New Concepts Publishing along with the electronic release of the fifth book in her Seduction Series, A Surprising Seduction; the reissues of the first four books in her Katherine Miller Mystery series including MURDER AND MINT TEA, REQUIEM MURDER, MIDAS MURDERS, and HUDSON HOUSE MURDERS from DiskUs Publishing along with a new book, THE MICRO-MANAGER MURDERS, Book 5 in the series; the final in her young adult fantasy Jewels of Earda Trilogy, THE SECRET OF THE JEWELS from DiskUs Publishing; the second in her Fyre Series, THE DRAGONS OF FYRE (NCP). Her young adult fantasy series, The Henge Betrayed, has been reissued by BWLPP under the name J.L. Walters with a new series title, Affinities: ESCAPE, Book 1 (formerly FLIGHT), HAVENS, Book 2 (formerly REFUGE), SEARCHES, Book 3 (formerly QUESTS) and CONFRONTATIONS, Book 4. THE BROTHERHOOD OF MAGES, Book 2 of the Jewels of Earda Trilogy was a finalist in the 2005 Dream Realm Awards while THE TEMPLE OF FYRE, Book 1 of the Fyre Series, was a finalist in the 2007 Dream Realm Awards. Her previously published contemporary romances: CODE BLUE (formerly titled OBSESSIONS), CHOICES (formerly titled COME INTO THE LIGHT), THE DOCTOR’S DILEMMA, A DOUBLE OPPOSITION, and HEART THROB along with her historical romance GEMSTONES have been reissued by BWLPP along with MOON SUMMONED and the sequel HEALWOMAN, fantasy romances. Look for A Spicy Seduction, Book 6 of her Seduction Series, coming soon.
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