THE LUCHETTIS

 

A romantic comedy series

Five brothers and one sister born on an Illinois dairy farm

Come along on the journey as each of them finds love 

THE FARMER'S WIFE (Book 1)
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In this first entry into The Luchettis, youngest sibling and only sister, Kim, returns to the Illinois family farm after her father's heart attack. Eight years ago she vowed never to return, believing only distance would allow her to forget the tragedy that broke her heart. Returning means she must face everyone's questions, including those of her first love, Brian Riley, the only one who knows her secret.

 

Brian has always loved Kim, despite his hurt and anger over her having abandoned him when he needed her the most. When she appears at his farm, surprise causes him to tumble off the barn roof and break both of his wrists. Kim's guilt makes her agree to stay and help him until he is healed.

 

Their love has never died, even after what happened so many years ago. Living in such close proximity forces Kim and Brian to face the past and their unresolved feelings. Will talking about what happened help them heal? Or will the memories of their heartbreak keep them apart forever?

 

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THE DADDY QUEST (Book 2)

After discovering that the father she'd been told was dead is, in fact, alive, thirteen-year-old Rayne Houston runs away. She takes along her new friend, the Timinator, aka Tim, a young boy she found hiding behind a garbage can in her hometown of Las Vegas.  Tim needs a daddy too, so the two of them hop a bus to Illinois and begin The Daddy Quest.

 

Nicole Houston is frantic when she discovers her daughter is gone. Her lies are coming back to haunt her, but when she told them she believed she was doing the right thing for everyone. 

 

Nicole lived a life no child ever should. Dumped as a baby, unwanted and unloved, she ended up in Vegas, working as a stripper. Then one night of love with a man bound for the priesthood set her on a new path... as a mother.

 

Aaron Luchetti never became a priest.  Instead he has been working on the family dairy farm and trying to forget his past and his failures. But he never got over his time in Las Vegas; he never got over Nicole.  When he discovers he has a daughter he is both thrilled and horrified.

 

From the moment Nicole steps back into his life, Aaron awakens. Everything about Nicole enthralls him.  Everything about his daughter enchants him.  He wants them to be a family.  But does he even know how?

 

 

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THE BROTHER QUEST (Book 3)
 

"If anything ever happens to me, go to 445 Briar Lane, Wind Lake, Minnesota."

 

Foreign correspondent Colin Luchetti receives this cryptic note from his missing brother, Bobby, an Army Special Forces officer. The address leads to Chasing Rainbows Day Care Center owned by Bobby's pen pal, Marlie Anderson, who knows nothing about his brother's disappearance.  With all avenues closed, Colin decides to stick around Wind Lake and hope he finds a clue that will lead to Bobby.

 

Marlie believes everything she needs is in Wind Lake--until Colin Luchetti comes along. She doesn't think someone who lives a James Bond life would ever be interested in a shy, bespectacled, slightly overweight, preschool teacher. But Colin is fascinated by her zest for life and the way she is the calm in everyone's storm.

 

For his family's sake Colin knows he should focus on the mystery of his Bobby's disappearance. But can he do it without falling for his brother's girl?

 

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THE HUSBAND QUEST (Book 4)
 

 

Jilly Hart has been called many things. Gold digger. Trophy Wife. Serial bride. She's led a difficult life, so she doesn't believe in love or magic, only assets. She doesn't ever plan to be poor or hungry again. 

However, when finds herself a widow for the fourth time, she discovers all she has left is a nineteenth-century inn in South Fork, Arkansas. She heads there with plans to sell the place and start her quest for husband number five. Unfortunately the place is not only a wreck, but haunted. 

Evan Luchetti's brothers often tease him about being "just a gigolo." He's always been the brother all the women are crazy about. But all he wants is a family. When his latest relationship falters after he proposes, he decides to change his life--in Arkansas. He accepts a job restoring an old inn. 

When the two meet, sparks fly. But Evan wants forever and Jilly has three rules she lives by: 
Never, ever marry for love. 
Poor men are for play; rich men are for keeps. 
Old men are like fine wine. Once tasted, they don't last very long. 

They strike a partnership to restore the inn and sell it so that Evan can be paid the money he's owed and Jilly can move forward with her quest. But the longer they spend in each other's company, the more things change. 

Can Evan convince Jilly that love is magic and will make her so much richer than any life money can buy? 

 

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A SOLDIER'S QUEST (Book 5)
WINNER of a Romantic Times Award
 

G.I. Joe meets Jane of the Jungle

 

When Bobby Luchetti, a U.S. Special Forces soldier, discovers the woman he loves has married his brother he accepts the next mission he's offered--a solo assignment deep into the heart of Mexico to rescue a kidnapped doctor.

 

Dr. Jane Harker practices medicine in places no one else will go.  When the super soldier shows up to rescue her, she points out she doesn't need rescuing.  She hasn't been kidnapped. Then, someone tries to kill her.

 

The two are on the run through the Mexican jungle, to Washington D.C. to Bobby's home on a farm in Illinois, dragging along Jane's rescue mutt, a one-eyed dog named, Lucky.  As they try to stay one step ahead of whoever has it in for Jane, they move from lust to like to love.  But does this relationship have a chance?  Because getting through this alive is only the beginning . . .

 

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THE MOMMY QUEST (Book 6)
 
RITA WINNER!
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Winner of the 2007 RITA® Award for Long Contemporary Romance!

 

Once upon a time, Tim Luchetti went searching for a daddy and found one in Dean Luchetti.  Now it's time for Tim's Mommy Quest and he has the perfect woman picked out: his principal, Stella O'Connell. Unfortunately, Dean and Stella have history . . . a lot of it.

 

Stella left Gainsville, Illinois right after high school, never planning to come back. But an attack at her Los Angeles school has put her on mandatory leave.  When the Gainsville Elementary principal is injured, Stella slides right into her chair. Why does her problem child have to be Tim Luchetti?

 

In a plot to get Dean and Stella together, Tim misbehaves.  He sets his father up on all sorts of terrible dates.  The Mommy Quest is in full swing.

 

However, when history rears its ugly head, can Dean and Stella overcome it and find happiness together? Most importantly, can they keep from hurting Tim, who has been hurt enough?

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THE LUCHETTIS
Books 1-3
Contains:
The Farmer's Wife
The Daddy Quest
The Brother Quest

 

 

 
THE LUCHETTIS
Books 4-6
Contains:
The Husband Quest
A Soldier's Quest
The Mommy Quest

 

 

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