Late Bloomer
  • Length:
    50 Books
  • First:
    June 1993
  • Latest:
    January 1991
  • Rating:

Series List in Order

Order Author Book Series Genre Date Rating
1 BU-1 Contemporary Romance / CR 4 Buy
2 BU-2 Contemporary Romance / CR 3 Buy
3 BU-3 Contemporary Romance / CR 3.5 Buy
4 BU-4 Contemporary Romance / CR 3.5 Buy
5 BU-5 Contemporary Romance / CR 4 Buy
6 BU-6 Contemporary Romance / CR 3.5 Buy
7 BU-7 Contemporary Romance / CR 4 Buy
8 BU-8 Contemporary Romance / CR 3.5 Buy
9 BU-9 Contemporary Romance / CR 3 Buy



10 BU-10 Contemporary Romance / CR 3.5 Buy
11 BU-11 Contemporary Romance / CR 5 Buy
12 BU-12 Contemporary Romance / CR 3 Buy
13 BU-13 Contemporary Romance / CR 3 Buy
14 BU-14 Contemporary Romance / CR 3.5 Buy
15 BU-15 Contemporary Romance / CR 3.5 Buy
16 BU-16 Contemporary Romance / CR 3.5 Buy
17 BU-17 Contemporary Romance / CR 4 Buy
18 BU-18 Contemporary Romance / CR 3 Buy
19 BU-19 Contemporary Romance / CR 3.5 Buy
20 BU-20 Paranormal Romance / PNR 3.5 Buy
21 BU-21 Contemporary Romance / CR 3 Buy
22 BU-22 Contemporary Romance / CR 4.5 Buy
23 BU-23 Contemporary Romance / CR 4 Buy
24 BU-24 Contemporary Romance / CR 2.5 Buy
25 BU-25 Contemporary Romance / CR 3 Buy
26 BU-26 Contemporary Romance / CR 3.5 Buy
27 BU-27 Contemporary Romance / CR 3.5 Buy
28 BU-28 Contemporary Romance / CR 4 Buy
29 BU-29 Contemporary Romance / CR 3.5 Buy



30 BU-30 Contemporary Romance / CR 4 Buy
31 BU-31 Contemporary Romance / CR 4.5 Buy
32 BU-32 Contemporary Romance / CR 4 Buy
33 BU-33 Contemporary Romance / CR 3.5 Buy
34 BU-34 Contemporary Romance / CR 3.5 Buy
35 BU-35 Contemporary Romance / CR 3.5 Buy
36 BU-36 Contemporary Romance / CR 3.5 Buy
37 BU-37 Contemporary Romance / CR 3.5 Buy
38 BU-38 Contemporary Romance / CR 4 Buy
39 BU-39 Contemporary Romance / CR 3 Buy
40 BU-40 Contemporary Romance / CR 4 Buy
41 BU-41 Contemporary Romance / CR 4 Buy
42 BU-42 Contemporary Romance / CR 4 Buy
43 BU-43 Contemporary Romance / CR 3.5 Buy
44 BU-44 Contemporary Romance / CR 3.5 Buy
45 BU-45 Contemporary Romance / CR 4 Buy
46 BU-46 Contemporary Romance / CR 3 Buy
47 BU-47 Contemporary Romance / CR 4.5 Buy
48 BU-48 Contemporary Romance / CR 3.5 Buy
49 BU-49 Contemporary Romance / CR 4 Buy



BU Contemporary Romance / CR 3.5 Buy

Book Descriptions for series: Born In The USA (reissues)


  • Peg Sutherland
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 1

    A WANTED MAN... Ben McKenzie Forceful, determined and daring. A silver-haired certifiable hunk who kidnapped his daughter for her own safety. Rose Finley Warm, funny and very restless. She felt as if she'd been cooling her heels in the same A...



  • Vivian Leiber
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 2

    FREE SPIRIT Widowed and very pregnant, Casey Stevens was fifty frigid Alaskan miles from the nearest hospital when her contractions began. Six months later, the proud mother of a baby boy, Casey couldn't forget Leon Brodie, the enigmatic stranger ...



  • Stephanie James
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 3

    TO ERR IS HUMAN Flynn Rammage had not behaved well. Eight months ago, hurting from the breakup of his marriage, he'd been angry at the world. That hadn't stopped his attraction to Heather Devany, but he'd loved, then left her. Now he was back o...



  • Bay Matthews
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 4

    Lindy Scott really had believed she could give up the baby. When Dr. Fedders suggested she be a surrogate mother for that man, it had seemed like the answer to her prayers. She desperately needed the money for her son's surgery after the accident tha...



  • Justine Davis
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 5

    A FATHER'S SEARCH Josh Kincaid Profile: Hard-edged business tycoon One point of vulnerability: Jason, his missing son Josh Kincaid would do anything to get Jason back, even work with unorthodox investigator Hunter Garrett. He'd spent a lifetim...



  • Dallas Schulze
    Book - 6

    WOULD LIFE EVER BE THE SAME? Dr. Rafferty Traherne was looking for a housekeeper. Someone who could cook, clean and care for his precious, precocious ten-year-old daughter, Becky. A simple enough task--or so he thought. He should've been suspi...



  • Judith Arnold
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 7

    Their relationship was wonderful and utterly unique For five years, Roberta Frankel and Kyle Stratton had written to each other regularly, yet they couldn't merely be called pen pals. They'd first met on a beach in Madison, Connecticut-but what th...



  • Donna Clayton
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 8

    RUN TO LOVE Track coach Andrea O'Connor was fuming at the audacity of Ian Powers, the very attractive father of one of her students. He had offered to buy school equipment only if Andrea agreed to train him for a marathon. Well, train him, she ...



  • Joan Johnston
    Book - 9

    Getting Mommy Married Single mom Megan Padget was weary of trying to find the right man. So when her children gave her the book You Don't Have to Stay Single, she threw it away. Then she met sexy Tom Steele, and hurried back to the trash can. O...







  • Celeste Hamilton
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 10

    Meg Hathaway had taken the rabbit test - and flunked. Even though her marriage - and the rabbit - had died, the sparks between her and her impossible, gorgeous ex-husband were very much alive. So much so, that for her thirty-second birthday, Andy Bas...



  • Barbara Bretton
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 11

    ONE MAN AND A BABY Hunter Phillips never thought he'd fall in love, but when he saw her honey blond hair, sparkling blue eyes and adoring smile, his heart melted. Only problem was, she was eight months old. The niece he'd inherited certainly c...



  • Kristine Rolofson
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 12

    He was first-class male Allie Leonard had stopped by the Hope, Idaho, post office expecting to collect a few letters. Then her roughhousing kids ran her pickup over a custom-made bicycle belonging to one very angry Michael Rhodes. Allie ended up w...



  • Andrea Edwards
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 13

    NO WAY OUT When attorney Jonathon Tyler met Claire Heywood, he was shocked. Not only was the bewitching woman the image of his late wife, she was also in deep trouble. Jon wanted to help Claire, but when he discovered she was spying on him, he won...



  • Lass Small
    Book - 14

    FAST MOVER When police officer Maxwell T. Simmons asked Hannah Calhoun for her help, she should have flat out refused. But he looked great in that T-shirt, and even better in those jeans! Besides, as a concerned citizen she had a duty to help the ...



  • Kathy Clark
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 15

    GOBBLE-GOBBLE? Luke Calloway was no chicken, but what could he really offer Darcy Carson -- an L.A. newshound hiding in the heartland of Iowa? Certainly not love! He already had more than his share of chicks -- fifty thousand of them, to be ex...



  • Carla Cassidy
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 16

    DOCTOR'S ORDERS Fresh air, farmland, fishing ... Kansas was a dream come true for Dr. Michael Wakefield. The Manhattan pediatrician was positive the tranquil life-style--and avoiding all contact with children--would cure his case of professional b...



  • Cathy Gillen Thacker
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 17

    On a muddy road near Dawson Springs, they met again Gwen Nolan looked at the face she had not seen in twelve years and heard echoes of all their breathless promises and whispered dreams. Memory stretched across the chasm of years and bridged the d...



  • Anne Stuart
    Book - 18

    PETER WAS DRIVING HER CRAZY Residing in the attic of the Delacroix family mansion, Peter Andrew Delacroix Jaffrey exerted a powerful fascination on his cousin's widow. Margaret Jaffrey had been warned not to trust Peter, that his sad smile hid...



  • Muriel Jensen
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 19

    Small wonder Destiny felt mutinous Rafe Janeiro turned even a summer in Digby Head, Maine, into sheer misery. No colas, no spicy foods, no late hours and no work. Worst of all, when Destiny protested, Rafe retorted with "doctor's orders." Life wou...







  • Rebecca Flanders
    • / Paranormal Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 20

    Leslie couldn't shake that eerie first impression Michael Bradshaw was certainly unique. His oddly hued eyes lent him a mystical air, a quality that was confirmed by his abilities. For hours the scientists at the Maryland research center watch...



  • Phyllis Halldorson
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 21

    WHAT THE NANNY LEARNED Heather Carmichael was thrilled at the prospect of a position as nanny to Boston's famous Sheffield family. Taking charge of the tiny heiress in their magnificent Beacon Hill home would be quite a challenge--as would the int...



  • Ruth Langan
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 22

    PRIM AND PROPER Alexandra Porter was the most practical, the most levelheaded, frustratingly uncooperative woman Clif Andrews had ever met. She was also a loyal employee and a devoted mother. So loyal and devoted, she didn't have time to consider ...



  • Nikki Benjamin
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 23

    Major Joseph Cortez had ordered the retaliatory gunfire that raked several enemy soldiers . . . and one misplaced American, a civilian with a wedding band. Nearly a year later, Joseph was still haunted. He needed to be sure widowed Emily Anderson and...



  • Peggy Webb
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 24

    UNCUT DIAMOND .. . When Belinda Stubaker arrived in Tupelo, she was bound and determined to start a new life, to become a new woman. She was tired of not putting down roots--tired of watching people come and go. So when she met handsome, reserved ...



  • Leigh Roberts
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 25

    Love came knocking at the door Phoebe Sullivan had managed to fill every nook and cranny of her old boardinghouse with muddy kids, offbeat roomers and warm smells from the oven. But when the irresistibly charming Monk Brown came to stay, she found...



  • Lisa Jackson
    Book - 26

    With unscrupulous enemies, a rebellious child, and a farm that was being slowly sabotaged, Dani had to shore up her defenses. But sexy, rugged Chase McEnroe was invading more than just her property; he was trespassing on her heart. Chase needed fu...



  • Peg Sutherland
    Book - 27

    She couldn't have a child of her own Katherine Barnett had a nearly perfect life. She had an exciting job, good friends and a beautifu home. But whenever she was confronted with the one thing she couldn't have, panic set in. Hank Weisbecker's l...



  • Janice Kaiser
    Book - 28

    NEITHER KNEW WHAT WAS IN THE CARDS Blame Kidwell was devastated when her teenage son was sent to a school for delinquents in Nevada. And all because he'd been defending her poker playing -- her career -- when taunted by another boy. Blame moved...



  • Muriel Jensen
    Book - 29

    HE WANTED HER... ... He fulfilled her every wish. ... He caressed her with a gentle touch. ... He penetrated her soul with his knowing eyes. Genny Scott knew Jack Fleming was very dangerous, and life in New Hampshire was going to be very ...







  • Kasey Michaels
    Book - 30

    GIRL TROUBLE... A little rain couldn't dampen vacationing widowed mother Courtney Blackmun's spirits. After all, she wasn't at the beach in November to get a tan or socialize - she was there to be alone. Or so she thought. Her teenage daughter, ex...



  • Paula Detmer Riggs
    Book - 31

    MISSING! Judge Amanda Wainwright's daughter had been kidnapped, and the price of her freedom was a verdict in favor of a notorious crime boss. It was a price she couldn't pay--but how could she live with herself if she didn't do everything in her ...



  • Judith McWilliams
    Book - 32

    She needed a man -- fast! Jenny Ryton was perfectly happy living over her quilt shop with a nine-year-old genius. But when a Social Services caseworker told her she would lose her young charge because she was single, Jenny vowed to marry. There ...



  • BJ James
    Book - 33

    A PLACE TO CALL HOME Gabe Jackson had come to Stonebridge to recuperate from a head injury. A civil engineer, he'd nearly been killed by his work in underdeveloped nations, and he was looking forward to a rest. Instead, he found a woman who met li...



  • Judy Kaye
    Book - 34

    It wasn't an ordinary nurse-doctor romance It began with their confrontation over nurses' rights, since Kate Matthews was the nurses' representative at St. Mike's in Fargo, North Dakota, and Dr. Chase Kincaid had just been appointe...



  • Marisa Carroll
    Book - 35

    HAD HE FOUND LOVE TO LOSE IT? At age forty-eight, Ethan Connor never expected to be caring for his three young grandchildren. Luckily the oldest, eight-year-old Tiffany, had Chris Baldwin for her Big Sister to help her cope with her mother's death...



  • Curtiss Ann Matlock
    Book - 36

    Wade Wolcott knew he'd be crazy to sell property to Ellie McGrew. The last thing he needed was a bewitchingly curvy widow--with three young daughters--living next door, threatening his carefree bachelor existence. But somehow, when he looked into her...



  • Candace Schuler
    Book - 37

    Lily Talbot was warmth and comfort And Grant Saxon was freedom and adventure. He was a man who spurned any form of domesticity. But she'd opened the door or her resort home to him one blustery night and let him into her life. Despite his brusque, ...



  • Joan Hohl
    Book - 38

    Valerie Thorne loved her husband with passionate devotion. When they'd first met, Jonas's bewildering moods and stunning tenderness had breathed new life into her. Now, three years later, Valerie felt a deep desire to be his partner and his equal in ...



  • Kristine Rolofson
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 39

    He couldn't leap tall buildings in a single bound Sexy and wicked--that was Jake Kennedy--not the man of steel in TV reruns. He'd left stardom behind to begin a new life in Rhode Island. Unfortunately six-year-old TV addict Willie threatened to bl...







  • Laurie Paige
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 40

    RAIL THIN, MODEL PERFECT A woman didn't have to be those things to be beautiful, Melba knew. As a psychiatric nurse, she had to convince her eighteen-year-old charge of this. She had to build up Adriane's fragile self-esteem. But Adriane&...



  • Jennifer Greene
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 41

    ON A DARK AND WINDY NIGHT... Storm-tossed Bree Reynaud knocked on the door of a spooky mansion, never expecting to be greeted by an attractive man and his wise-beyond-her-years daughter. Simon Courtland was cranky, but when he offered the exhauste...



  • Marilyn Pappano
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 42

    DANIEL IN THE BABY'S DEN... Daniel Ryan never even knew he had a daughter-until the day a lawyer presented him with tiny, adorable, Katie and a contract for one year's custody. Now his year was almost up, and Katie's mother would be coming to tak...



  • Ginna Gray
    Book - 43

    Glamour, success, money... Laura Phillips had it all. Yet despite her full life, one yearning constantly tugged at her heart--the desire to see her son. She'd been forced to give Mike away when he was born, but now the emptiness was too vast, the los...



  • Pat Tracy
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 44

    Maybe this time Linc Severance was back, and his reappearance triggered the attraction Erin Clay had always suppressed. Linc had been her husband's best friend, her savior when she'd been widowed with a young son . . . the man whose touch she'd cr...



  • Anne McAllister
    Book - 45

    KISS ANNABEL ARCHER? He'd rather go ten rounds with her goat than kiss a woman who made him feel as if he'd crawled out from under a rock! As it happened, he got to do both. It was not the scenario Carter MacKenzie had counted on whe...



  • Dixie Browning
    Book - 46

    A HOSTAGE HEART Belinda Massey had lived all over the world, but nothing in her experience as an au pair had prepared her for Chandler Harrington. Their eyes had met one moonlit night a year before and she had never forgotten him. Accused of ki...



  • Sandra James
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 47

    SHE BELONGED IN HIS ARMS Matt Richardson had not been Mayor Angie Hall's first choice for chief of police. After all, a small city like Westridge was hardly the place for a tough ex-cop from Chicago. But Angie had been wrong. Matt fit in perfectly...



  • Barbara Boswell
    Book - 48

    AND BABY MAKES THREE From the moment sexy journalist Connor McKay burst into her office, perky Courtney Carey knew she was headed for trouble. But the socially aware television programmer never dreamed she'd soon be masquerading as a wedded woman ...



  • Pamela Browning
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy
    Book - 49

    Tim Vogel is at odds with the Heartland And he is flying away from the tragedy that has befallen his family, away from the tradition of farming that has never stirred his soul. Traveling from county to county, state to state as he dusted crops, Ti...







  • Myrna Temte
    • / Contemporary Romance
    • Buy Buy

    Single mom Susan Miller knew there wasn't a man breathing she could trust--least of all, new neighbor David Hunter, Wyoming's most notorious bachelor. True, his playboy smile brightened dishwater-dull days, and he had risked life and limb for her chi...


Awards

Desperate Measures
1989 RT Reviewers Choice Award -- Silhouette Intimate Moments
Hunter's Way
1991 RT Reviewers Choice Award -- First Series Romance
Somebody's Baby
1989 RT Reviewers Choice Award -- Series Romance Book of the Year