With an impressive bibliography in an array of genres and boasting #1 bestseller status on Amazon.com, Traci Hall has garnered a notable fan base. She pens stories guaranteed to touch the heart while transporting the reader to another time and place. Her belief in happily ever after shines through, whether it’s a romantic glimpse into history or a love affair for today.
“…I did not put down Karma by the Sea until I finished it. A bit of danger, a smidgen of secondary characters and interesting main characters made Karma by the Sea worth the book hangover I have at work today!”~ Julie Oest
Hawaiian born Karma Aneko, high-end divorce attorney, is pulled from the ocean just before drowning. Officer Joe Porter is on his third transfer since an undercover drug bust nearly killed him. A hero even when off-duty, Joe fishes the woman from the angry waves, knowing he’s caught trouble as soon as she spews salt water all over him. She never planned on being so close to the sea again, but Joe challenges her to take another look at her tormented childhood from within the safe circle of his arms. She is strong enough to accept his past while seeing the man he’s become. Their undeniable attraction overcomes logic, daring them to believe in love at first touch.
Masquerade by the Sea
After personal tragedy, Captain Jolie Gordon takes charge of the Masquerade, a fishing boat turned pleasure-cruiser. Jolie dreams of owning a successful business charter, but she is one pinion away from losing everything she’s invested. She’s got the summer to come up with enough money to buy a new engine and can’t afford any distractions.
Ex ski instructor Heath Hamilton boards the Masquerade for his brother’s wedding party charter, angry at all he’s lost due to a random accident on the slopes. Excruciating pain keeps Heath from trusting that he will ever be whole again. Left with the pieces of who he used to be, nobody is more surprised than Heath when he accepts Jolie’s offered job as a bartender on the yacht for the summer.
Opening her heart is a risk, but Jolie recognizes in Heath a kindred spirit, forced to rebuild after circumstances changed the planned course. They spend the steamy South Florida summer daring to love again, fearing that life does not always go according to plan.
Puppy Love by the Sea
“5.0 out of 5 stars – Cute Story!” ~Gina Smith
Sarah runs a pet rescue and also tries to shut down pet stores that keep puppy mills in business. She meets Franco who is a new pet store owner and actually cites him for an infraction due to dangerous cleaning chemicals. Later she meets him when a neighbor of his calls Sarah for an abused animal in his apartment. Is Franco as bad as he seems? As the story progresses Sarah begins to get closer to Franco and his daughter Isabella. Sarah’s shelter is in trouble because of a stipulation that she must fix it up with in a specified time. Can she come up with a plan to save it?
Holiday by the Sea
Loved it! This book made me smile – it’s a sweet romance that will make your heart happy. ~ lq
Teagan Becker comes home to save the family business, putting her dreams on hold for the holiday season. A professional video blogger, Teagan is determined to see the world without anything tying her down. No car, no apartment, and definitely no boyfriend.
Riley McSorley teaches music to fourth graders, glad for the steady job with insurance and a 401 K. Sure, he once wanted to be a rock star, but that was a childish dream. Now he wants a white picket fence by the sea.
Teagan offers him a part-time job at Becker’s Bakery over his school vacation, which saves her from getting behind on cookie orders. Side by side in the trenches, they realize that they are total opposites, but those differences create symmetry. Riley wants a girlfriend, to hang out at the beach and enjoy the tropics. She wants independence, and blisters under the sun. By New Year’s, Riley knows that Teagan is the woman for him, yet she can’t, won’t, give up her dream to travel Europe. Despite their great passion, unless they learn to compromise, their relationship will be lost.
It’s 1881 and Candice Crimson is no wilting violet to be married off for money without a fight. This penniless Boston Heiress packs her bag, and her maid, and takes the train to Washington Territory to claim her half of Crimson Gold Mine. Hoping that her new mining partner will be dazzled by the necessary drill she’s bringing, Candice is determined to make her fortune despite the gender barrier.
Braxton Dimitio’s college education didn’t teach him how to survive a winter in the mountains, subsisting on trapped squirrel meat while panning for gold shake. His family’s vineyard is bordering on bankrupt and it’s up to him to save the homestead. Easier said than done, due to his newly discovered claustrophobic streak and what he’s beginning to suspect are attempts on his life.
Braxton meets Candice and assumes she’s the new entertainment in town, she thinks he’s rude and arrogant and…intriguing. This unconventional partnership puts each of them in danger as they fight to protect the ones they love.
Celia Langford loses her perfect life in the ultimate betrayal. Her cheating husband is dead, leaving a mountain of debt and her confidence in tatters. A self-taught chef, she moves to South Florida and invests in her dream café, knowing if she doesn’t make it through tourist season, she loses everything. Dax Smith, dive shop owner, is struggling to bring in enough business to cover his dying father’s medical bills while protecting his sister from the truth. Helping the independent new café owner is not on his agenda. Burned once, he knows better than to trust someone as polished as Celia, but he can’t seem to stay away. Dax helps heal Celia’s wounded heart, daring her to believe in love once again.