Lunch at the Beach House Hotel

Lunch at the Beach House Hotel

Thank you for reading Lunch at The Beach House Hotel. The 3rd, 4th , and 5th books in The Beach House Hotel Series, Dinner at The Beach House Hotel, Christmas at The Beach House Hotel, and Margaritas at The Beach House Hotel are ...

Author: Judith Keim

Publisher: Wild Quail Publishing

ISBN: 9780996863759

Category: Fiction

Page: 300

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The second in a four-book series of light-hearted beach reads about two divorcees who overcome odds to best their exes by converting a seaside mansion into a small boutique hotel on the Gulf Coast of Florida and all the problems that follow. Two women try to beat the odds as they continue to run their upscale seaside hotel in Florida, finding surprises along the way… Ann Rutherford’s and Rhonda DelMonte Grayson’s lives continue to be full of surprises as they run The Beach House Hotel, their small, upscale hotel on the Gulf Coast in Southwest Florida. Things heat up when Tina Marks (Valentina Marquis, a famous young movie star) is sent to the hotel in secret to lose twenty-five pounds in eight weeks for her next starring role. As much as Ann and Rhonda want to help Tina succeed, the hotel is known for its delicious food as well as its promise of anonymity, and Tina is impossible to deal with. Then, when Rhonda is faced with a “mysterious illness,” Ann’s role becomes even more stressful as she tries to find time for her fiancé, Vaughn Sanders, the star of a television soap opera, who deserves the attention she can’t give him. As Ann discovers, life is about choices, and she’s determined to make the best ones she can to keep Vaughn in her life. A light, “beach read” with humor sprinkled in for readers’ enjoyment. Be sure to read the next books in the series! Dinner at The Beach House Hotel, Christmas at The Beach House Hotel, Margaritas at The Beach House Hotel, and Dessert at The Beach House Hotel. Or read the first book in the series, Breakfast at The Beach House Hotel. And check out Judith Keim’s other series – The Hartwell Women, the Fat Fridays series, the Salty Key Inn series, the Chandler Hill Inn series, the Desert Sage Inn series, and the Seashell Cottage Books that readers are loving. This is a women's fiction novel about a strong women facing challenges and finding love again. A great beach read! Contemporary Women’s Fiction, Family Fiction, Mothers and daughters, Divorced women, Surviving Divorce, survival after divorce, contemporary romance, beach read, Contemporary Romance, Romance Comedy, single moms, finding new love, new beginnings, unlikely friendships, conquering fears after divorce, stories about hotels, new life and love
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Breakfast at The Beach House Hotel

Breakfast at The Beach House Hotel

A light beach read of two women facing challenges and beating all odds Judith Keim ... And for your further enjoyment, here are links for the other books in The Beach House Hotel Series: Lunch at The Beach House Hotel: ...

Author: Judith Keim

Publisher: Wild Quail Publishing

ISBN: 9780996435000

Category: Fiction

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A FREE RomanticWomen's Fiction Novel. The first in a four-book series of light-hearted beach reads about two divorcees who overcome odds to best their exes by converting a seaside mansion into a small boutique hotel on the Gulf Coast of Florida and all the problems that follow. When Ann Rutherford’s husband dumps her for the bimbo in his office, unfairly leaving her without a home or a job, she reluctantly joins forces with Rhonda DelMonte to convert Rhonda’s Florida seaside estate into the small upscale hotel it once was. Ann, quiet and reserved, is no match for brash, bossy Rhonda, who left the family’s New Jersey butcher business after she won the lottery. Amid their struggles to succeed, The Sins of the Children, a soap opera, films a number of episodes at the hotel and things get complicated in unexpected ways when Ann falls for Vaughn Sanders, the star of the show. This is a women's fiction novel about the strength of friendship and survival after divorce and finding love and success again. A great beach read!! Contemporary Women’s Fiction, Family Fiction, Mothers and daughters, Divorced women, Surviving Divorce, survival after divorce, contemporary romance, beach read, Contemporary Romance, Romance Comedy, single moms, finding new love, new beginnings, unlikely friendships, conquering fears after divorce, stories about hotels, new life and love
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Dinner at The Beach House Hotel

Dinner at The Beach House Hotel

BOOKS. BY. JUDITH. KEIM. THE HARTWELL WOMEN SERIES: The Talking Tree – 1 Sweet Talk – 2 Straight Talk – 3 Baby Talk – 4 The Hartwell Women – Boxed Set THE BEACH HOUSE HOTEL SERIES: Breakfast at The Beach House Hotel – 1 Lunch at The ...

Author: Judith Keim

Publisher: Wild Quail Publishing

ISBN: 9780996863773

Category: Fiction

Page: 312

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The third in a four-book series of light-hearted beach reads about two divorcees who overcome odds to best their exes by converting a seaside mansion into a small boutique hotel on the Gulf Coast of Florida and all the problems that follow. Love and friendship sustain two women who continue to run their upscale, beachside hotel in Florida as life continues to bring unexpected challenges… The Beach House Hotel, the seaside mansion Ann Rutherford and Rhonda DelMonte converted to an upscale, boutique hotel, continues to be a success. Not only is it the spot for breakfast and lunch, it’s become the “IN” place for dinner. The sudden, unexpected deaths of Ann’s ex and his wife, leave the care of their son, Robbie, to Ann’s daughter, Liz, while she is still in college. Ann and Vaughn decide to relieve Liz of this responsibility by adopting Robbie as Rhonda becomes both a mother and grandmother. Vaughn’s plane disappears on a fishing trip in Alaska at the same time they learn investors want to buy the hotel. Ann and Rhonda are faced with one of the biggest decisions of their lives. The hotel is their baby too—their pride and joy. But they know no matter what the future holds, their love and friendship for each other will endure. A light, “beach read” with humor sprinkled in for readers’ enjoyment. Be sure to read the next books in the series! Christmas at The Beach House Hotel, Margaritas at The Beach House Hotel, and Dessert at The Beach House Hotel. Or read the earlier books – Breakfast at The Beach House Hotel and Lunch at the Beach House Hotel And check out Judith Keim’s other series – The Hartwell Women, the Fat Fridays series, the Salty Key Inn series, the Chandler Hill Inn series, the Desert Sage Inn series, and the Seashell Cottage Books that readers are loving. This is a women's fiction novel about family, women's friendships, and strong women facing challenges and succeeding. Contemporary Women’s Fiction, Family Fiction, Contemporary Romance, Romance Comedy, Mothers and daughters, Divorced women, Surviving Divorce, survival after divorce, contemporary romance, beach read, single moms, finding new love, new beginnings, unlikely friendships, conquering fears after divorce, stories about hotels, women winning
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Margaritas at The Beach House Hotel

Margaritas at The Beach House Hotel

BOOKS. BY. JUDITH. KEIM. THE HARTWELL WOMEN SERIES: The Talking Tree – 1 Sweet Talk – 2 Straight Talk – 3 Baby Talk – 4 The Hartwell Women – Boxed Set THE BEACH HOUSE HOTEL SERIES: Breakfast at The Beach House Hotel – 1 Lunch at The ...

Author: Judith Keim

Publisher: Wild Quail Publishing

ISBN: 9781954325036

Category: Fiction

Page: 294

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An upscale hotel like The Beach House Hotel sometimes attracts surprise guests…. Ann and Rhonda continue overseeing their Beach House Hotel along the Gulf Coast of Florida and providing guests with a lovely experience of good eating, relaxation, and the privacy many of them require. When Vice President of the United States, Amelia Swanson, asks them for a favor, Ann and Rhonda agree without realizing it means protecting Amelia’s sister from an abusive husband and a nosy public, including their nemesis, Brock Goodwin, who hopes to gain something from the knowledge. But once they’ve said yes, there’s no going back. Life continues at a busy pace with their families growing baby by baby. Nell, Vaughn’s daughter, has a baby girl; Rhonda’s daughter, Angela, has her second baby, a girl; and Liz, Ann’s daughter, is desperately trying to get pregnant. With all the tension and activity taking place at home and at the hotel, Ann and Rhonda meet in the afternoon when they can for margaritas and private talk. Rhonda, especially, needs Ann’s guidance in how to handle Katherine Smythe, Angela’s mother-in-law, and one of the most irritating people they know. After they have what Rhonda calls a “near-death experience,” they come to realize how lucky they are. And when another wedding takes place at the hotel due to what Rhonda believes is her matchmaking skills, they celebrate life and margaritas at The Beach House Hotel in a whole different way. This is a light-hearted, fun beach read with characters readers love. Be sure and read all the other books in this series: Breakfast at The Beach House Hotel, Lunch at The Beach House Hotel, Dinner at The Beach House Hotel, Christmas at The Beach House Hotel, and the upcoming Dessert at The Beach House Hotel.
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Dessert at The Beach House Hotel

Dessert at The Beach House Hotel

BOOKS. BY. JUDITH. KEIM. THE HARTWELL WOMEN SERIES: The Talking Tree – 1 Sweet Talk – 2 Straight Talk – 3 Baby Talk – 4 The Hartwell Women – Boxed Set THE BEACH HOUSE HOTEL SERIES: Breakfast at The Beach House Hotel – 1 Lunch at The ...

Author: Judith Keim

Publisher: Wild Quail Publishing

ISBN: 9781954325258

Category: Fiction

Page: 177

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One favor deserves another, or does it? Against their better judgment, Ann and Rhonda agree to help a young girl in distress at the request of the vice-president of the United States, Amelia Swanson. After almost losing their lives because of an earlier request of hers, they plan on being more careful. Amanda Rogers was an intern for Senator Worthington’s office when she was drugged at a staff party and got pregnant. Now, alone without parental support, she and her friend, Jax Thomas, arrive at the hotel to wait out the last weeks of pregnancy in privacy. Senator Worthington and his wife want to adopt Mandy’s baby girl, but she’s made no promises. Jax would like to marry Mandy and raise the baby with her, but Mandy’s parents have made it clear that Jax deserves better than someone like her, and Mandy’s torn. After vowing not to interfere, Ann and Rhonda find it more and more difficult to stay neutral. But they have other things on their minds. Aubrey Lowell, who almost ruined The Beach House Hotel managing it, their old nemesis, Brock Goodwin, and a couple of others have opened a nearby hotel called The Sand Castle, a playground for the hip, and have every intention of destroying The Beach House Hotel, no matter what it takes. There is much to celebrate as happy news from both families and the hotel is shared by all. As Ann and Rhonda agree, life can sometimes be as sweet as one of Jean-Luc’s desserts at The Beach House Hotel.
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Christmas at The Beach House Hotel

Christmas at The Beach House Hotel

BOOKS. BY. JUDITH. KEIM. THE HARTWELL WOMEN SERIES: The Talking Tree – 1 Sweet Talk – 2 Straight Talk – 3 Baby Talk – 4 The Hartwell Women – Boxed Set THE BEACH HOUSE HOTEL SERIES: Breakfast at The Beach House Hotel – 1 Lunch at The ...

Author: Judith Keim

Publisher: Wild Quail Publishing

ISBN: 9780998282442

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 317

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The fourth in a four-book series of light-hearted beach reads about two divorcees who overcome odds to best their exes by converting a seaside mansion into a small boutique hotel on the Gulf Coast of Florida and all the problems that follow. Two women fight to regain the hotel they created, taking it back from the hotel group who bought it... Ann and Rhonda are fed up with the way the new, majority owners are changing The Beach House Hotel from the small, elegant hotel they once owned and operated into a tacky, South Beach wannabe property. What’s their only recourse? Buy back the property to save it from getting even worse. And with the new management ruining Ann’s daughter’s plans for a Christmas Eve wedding, they have to get to work right away to regain control of the hotel. Facing a number of challenges along the way, including rumors of Vaughn’s dalliance with Ann’s old nemesis, Lily Dorio, Ann and Rhonda work to make it the best-ever Christmas at The Beach House Hotel. A light, “beach read” with humor sprinkled in for readers’ enjoyment. Be sure to read the next books in the series! Margaritas at The Beach House Hotel, and Dessert at The Beach House Hotel. Or read the earlier books – Breakfast at the Beach House Hotel, Lunch at the Beach House Hotel, Dinner at the Beach House Hotel. And check out Judith Keim’s other series – The Hartwell Women, the Fat Fridays series, the Salty Key Inn series, the Chandler Hill Inn series, the Desert Sage Inn series, and the Seashell Cottage Books that readers are loving. This is a women's fiction novel that deals with friendship, family, love and success in the hotel business. A great holiday read! Christmas Fiction, Holiday Fiction, Contemporary Women’s Fiction, Family Fiction, Contemporary Romance, Romance Comedy, Mothers and daughters, Divorced women, Surviving Divorce, survival after divorce, contemporary romance, beach read, single moms, finding new love, new beginnings, unlikely friendships, conquering fears after divorce, stories about hotels, Christmas
Categories: Family & Relationships

The Chandler Hill Inn Series

The Chandler Hill Inn Series

BOOKS. BY. JUDITH. KEIM. THE HARTWELL WOMEN SERIES: The Talking Tree – 1 Sweet Talk – 2 Straight Talk – 3 Baby Talk – 4 The Hartwell Women – Boxed Set THE BEACH HOUSE HOTEL SERIES: Breakfast at The Beach House Hotel – 1 Lunch at The ...

Author: Judith Keim

Publisher: Wild Quail Publishing

ISBN: 9781954325456

Category: Fiction

Page: 510

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A family saga filled with love, a love story of a family with heart… In 1970, Violet Hawkins’ only wish at eighteen is to escape her life in the Dayton, Ohio, foster-care system and make her way to the west coast to enjoy a mellow life and find the love she’s been missing all her life. Lettie makes it to San Francisco, but soon learns she needs a job if she’s to live properly. A kind young man named Kenton Chandler offers her a sandwich and a job at his father’s inn and vineyards. With nothing to lose, Lettie takes him up on his offer and begins a whole new life in the Willamette Valley, Oregon. She immediately falls in love with the land and is fascinated with the idea of growing grapes to make wines. She, Kenton, and Rafe Lopez become friends as she learns about running the small inn on the property. At the same time she marries Kenton, a stroke kills his father. And then before she can tell Kenton she’s pregnant, he dies in an automobile accident. Heartbroken and burdened with the gift of the Chandler Hill Inn and Winery, she’s left with the task of making them a success. Struggling to raise a child alone while working to grow the business, Lettie makes a shocking discovery that changes everything. Camilla “Cami” Chandler comes home from France to take over the Chandler Hill Inn and Winery for her recently deceased grandmother, Lettie, as she’d always promised. Determined to succeed in this new venture, she finds herself in trouble from the beginning when she discovers most of her grandmother’s estate intended for maintaining the inn and its business expenses was lost in a Ponzi scheme. She forges ahead to provide her guests with wonderful experiences and to produce the best wines in Willamette Valley. After being ditched by her French boyfriend, she decides that being friends with Drew Farley is the safest way to proceed. He loves grape growing and winemaking as much as she does and isn’t looking for anything beyond friendship. When a bride planning a wedding at the inn tells Cami that she looks exactly like her best friend, life becomes even more complicated. Never having known even the name of her father, Cami searches for a connection and comes to realize how complicated love and family can be. Louise “Lulu” Kingsley is thrilled to discover after years of wishing for a sibling, Cami Chandler is her half-sister. When Cami invites her to live at Chandler Hill, Lulu jumps at the chance to leave behind all the heartache in her recent life. Not the spoiled little rich girl the media would like everyone to think, Lulu digs into marketing for the inn and winery, feeling more comfortable there than she ever did in California with her political father. Better yet, her mother is becoming a stronger, happier person and shares the idea of becoming part of a new family. Even though Lulu is aware that Miguel Lopez is the kind of guy who represents everything she’s trying to forget, she’s attracted to him. Following a heartbreaking situation, she steps away from their relationship. Lulu settles in at Chandler Hill, coping the best way she knows—by working hard. But when Cami’s beloved grandfather, Rafe, has a stroke, Lulu realizes life is short and knows she must make things right with Miguel, and learns that home is where your heart leads you.
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The Beach Babes

The Beach Babes

BOOKS. BY. JUDITH. KEIM. THE HARTWELL WOMEN SERIES: The Talking Tree – 1 Sweet Talk – 2 Straight Talk – 3 Baby Talk – 4 The Hartwell Women – Boxed Set THE BEACH HOUSE HOTEL SERIES: Breakfast at The Beach House Hotel – 1 Lunch at The ...

Author: Judith Keim

Publisher: Wild Quail Publishing

ISBN: 9781732749450

Category: Fiction

Page: 202

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Old friends are the best… Catherine “Cate” Tibbs, Brooke Ridley, and Amber Anderson, friends since they were awkward thirteen-year-olds who named themselves “The Beach Babes,” are about to face their 40th birthdays. Because they haven’t been able to get together for some time, Cate arranges for them to rent a house along the Gulf Coast of Florida for a long weekend. She hopes it will give them the opportunity to celebrate and re-ignite their friendship. Cate, an author trying to finish a book, doesn’t know that Amber, a model, and Brooke, the mother of a boy in college and younger twin girls, are as worried about their own futures as she. Together, the three women support one another as they each face a crisis in her life, proving once again the strength of women’s friendships.
Categories: Fiction

The Salty Key Inn Series

The Salty Key Inn Series

BOOKS. BY. JUDITH. KEIM. THE HARTWELL WOMEN SERIES: The Talking Tree – 1 Sweet Talk – 2 Straight Talk – 3 Baby Talk – 4 The Hartwell Women – Boxed Set THE BEACH HOUSE HOTEL SERIES: Breakfast at The Beach House Hotel – 1 Lunch at The ...

Author: Judith Keim

Publisher: Wild Quail Publishing

ISBN: 9781954325449

Category: Fiction

Page: 701

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Sheena Sullivan Morelli and her sisters, Darcy and Regan, receive the unexpected news that their Uncle Gavin Sullivan, the black sheep of the family, has left them a hotel on the Gulf coast of Florida. The gift comes with a twist. They must live together for one year at the hotel and prepare the hotel to receive guests within that year. Sheena, eager to escape her role of unappreciated wife and mother, can’t wait for the opportunity to find herself. Dreams of sitting on the beach sipping margaritas are shattered when they see the property is in need of renovation. But they begin their work of meeting the challenge. If they succeed, the bulk of Gavin’s estate will be theirs. Facing the unexpected, working together, the three sisters learn a lot about each other and the gift of family love. Darcy Sullivan and her two sisters continue to work hard at the Salty Key Inn, the small, Florida hotel they unexpectedly inherited. In order to inherit the rest of Uncle Gavin’s sizeable estate, they must meet his challenge to open the neglected hotel by the end of the year. Darcy figures once they meet the challenge, she’ll take off, travel the world, and maybe, just maybe, begin writing the world’s best novel. When she meets Nick Howard, an older man who is a reporter for the local newspaper and takes over his weekly column, her life changes. Under his tutelage, she writes about local residents, learning to see people in a different way—especially after meeting a cousin no one knew about. Her joy at having the part-time job that’s always been her dream is shattered when she learns Nick is dying. For support, she turns to Austin Blakely, whose grandmother is terminally ill, and through their growing relationship, comes to understand what true love is. As Regan Sullivan continues to work with her sisters, Sheena and Darcy, to meet their Uncle Gavin’s challenge to make the Salty Key Inn a success, she wonders why she can never find the man of her dreams. Her sisters are happily settled with men they love. Why can’t she do the same? When she’s involved in a motorcycle accident with Brian Harwood, Regan learns to think differently about both her appearance and herself. And as she deals with her injuries and helps Brian recover from the accident she feels guilty about causing, Regan discovers that the love she’s always sought has been there all along. Sheena Sullivan Morelli and her sisters, Darcy and Regan, work to complete their Uncle Gavin’s challenge of turning his rundown hotel into a profitable operation within one year. Winning means earning a share in their uncle’s sizable estate. More than that, it determines how they’ll spend the rest of their lives. Sheena wants to stay on at the hotel, overseeing the hotel operation. But Darcy and Regan want to move on with their lives—Darcy writing a novel and Regan going into the interior decorating business with Mo. But life has other plans for them. And in the end, all three realize that the only thing that really matters is finding—and keeping—family.
Categories: Fiction

The Desert Flowers Willow

The Desert Flowers   Willow

BOOKS. BY. JUDITH. KEIM. THE HARTWELL WOMEN SERIES: The Talking Tree – 1 Sweet Talk – 2 Straight Talk – 3 Baby Talk – 4 The Hartwell Women – Boxed Set THE BEACH HOUSE HOTEL SERIES: Breakfast at The Beach House Hotel – 1 Lunch at The ...

Author: Judith Keim

Publisher: Wild Quail Publishing

ISBN: 9781954325210

Category: Fiction

Page: 306

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Three talented women are brought together by a man they all love, becoming his Desert Flowers, who work together to save his hotel from being ruined by the company buying it… When Willow Sanchez is asked to help Alec Thurston, the man for whom her parents work and who’s always treated her as the daughter he once lost, she doesn’t hesitate to leave Boston and come back home to Palm Desert, California. Alec is dying of cancer and needs her help in overseeing the sale of his hotel, The Desert Sage Inn, to another hotel group. With her hotel accounting background and financial ability, she’s his perfect choice to help make the sale a smooth transition while maintaining the reputation of the upscale property. She arrives to find two other women summoned to help Alec. Lily Weaver was once Alec’s assistant, and Rose Macklin was heavily involved in the hotel in earlier years. They join forces to help him, lovingly accepting his nickname for them—the Desert Flowers, similar to the well-known Charlie’s Angels. Willow is assigned to work with two young men, sons of the majority owners of the hotel company purchasing the Desert Sage Inn. One of the men, Brent Armstrong, attended the School of Hotel Administration at Cornell University with her and used to bully her with unkind names. His cousin, Trace Armstrong, seems to be very different. Struggling to compete against them for the eventual job of executive assistant manager at the Desert Sage Inn, Willow wonders if she’ll ever find the right man to settle down with as she decides to stay in Palm Desert. A talented golfer, she is forced to take Alec’s place in a foursome with Craig Kincaid, the man both Rose and Lily think is perfect for her. But neither Willow nor Craig is interested in anything serious until Willow wonders if Craig might be the good guy Alec had always thought he was. A series for those who love stories about strong women facing challenges and finding love and happiness along the way. Be sure to read the other books in the series: Rose, Lily, and Mistletoe and Holly Other series written by Judith Keim are receiving a lot of love: The Hartwell Women Series, The Beach House Hotel Series, The Fat Fridays Series, the Salty Key Inn Series, the Chandler Hill Inn series, and the books in the Seashell Cottage Collection.
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