Abby Tyler loves puppy dogs, pie, and small towns (she grew up in one!) Her Applebottom Matchmaker Society books combine the sweet and wholesome style of romance she loves with the funny, sometimes a-little-too-truthful characters she remembers from growing up in a place where everyone knew everybody’s business.
The Sweetest Match
She wrote secret messages of love and longing in the frosting of the cakes she decorated, thinking no one would notice.
First the town did.
Then so did he.
The Perfect Disaster
Ginny's giant pup dragged her across town -- straight into the arms of the football coach.
The Irresistible Spark
When a woman sets her ex-boyfriend’s old memories on fire, the blaze draws a volunteer firefighter who just might be able to rekindle the spark in both their broken hearts.
The Unexpected Shelter
When the surprise son to Applebottom’s mayor arrives in town and begins volunteering at the animal shelter, the town encourages the tender romance between him and the young woman who has run the shelter since her father built it in honor of her mother.
Cody Jones didn't expect to ever return to Applebottom, planning a long life of military service and world travel.
But a devastating injury in Iraq narrows his options.
In walks Melody Hopkins and her puppy dog Mistletoe. His service dog Tyrus can't seem to live without the fluff ball. What's a veteran and dog dad to do?
The Special Delivery
When Applebottom’s bachelor police chief gets custody of a newborn baby, the town knows exactly what to do. Pair him with Louisa, the pizza baker who worries that the time spent caring for her elderly parents meant that the chance for love and family has already passed her by.
The cantankerous mayor of a small Missouri town changes his curmudgeonly ways at the birth of his first grandbaby, catching the eye of a widowed maternity nurse.