Novak, Brenda

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One Perfect Summer

Filled with intense life conflicts that avoid being over-the-top, this heartwarming story of sisters who bond as adults is sure to please the many fans of Novak (“Evelyn Talbot” series; Before We Were Strangers) as well as those who enjoy books by Susan Mallery and Debbie Macomber. [See Prepub Alert, 10/14/19.]

Before We Were Strangers

Realistic, often deeply flawed characters; well-handled multiple viewpoints; and a dark, twisty plot that will leave readers unsure until the very end keep the pages turning in this engrossing, insightful romantic thriller. Discussion questions are included. Novak (Face Off) lives in the Sacramento, CA, area.

Face Off

Three-dimensional characters, insightful psychological detail, and descriptions so vivid that the bleak cold of an Alaska winter practically seeps from the pages combine in a page-turner that is more suspense than romance but is sure to appeal across the board. The perfect chilling tale for a hot summer's day. Novak (Right Where We Belong) lives in the Sacramento, CA, area.

No One but You

This warm, suspenseful romance has enough of a chill factor to keep readers on edge until the end. Novak (Finding Our Forever) lives in the Sacramento, CA, area.

Finding Our Forever

This brief romance nicely kicks off Novak's "Silver Springs" series. (No One but You and Until You Loved Me will be published by Mira: Harlequin in June and August, respectively.) Novak (The Secrets She Kept) lives in the Sacramento, CA, area.

The Secrets She Kept

Buried life-changing secrets, realistic family drama, sharply drawn characters, and dynamic descriptions combine with an intriguing and twisty plot in this perfect sequel to Discovering You. A welcome addition to the author's latest series. Novak lives in the Sacramento, CA, area.

Discovering You

A heroine fighting for her future and a hero who has her back fall for each other in another heartfelt addition to Novak's gold-dusted series. Novak (A Winter Wedding) lives in the Sacramento, CA, area.

The Secret Sister

Skillful plotting, well-developed characters (a blind little girl is adorable), a delightful romance, toxic family dynamics, and a puzzling mystery make this story a rewarding read that will appeal to both romance and women's fiction fans. Novak (This Heart of Mine) lives in the Sacramento, CA, area.

This Heart of Mine

A courageous, humble heroine intent on getting on with her life, a hero torn between his feelings and others' expectations, and a surprisingly mature teen make this another engrossing addition to Novak's addictive series. Novak (The Heart of Christmas) lives in Rocklin, CA.

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