Lara Van Hulzen
encouraging faith & family stories
THE ENDICOTTS OF SILVER BAY
THE ENDICOTTS OF SILVER BAY, BOOK 1
She's running from her past...
As a former firefighter, Meg Malone lives by one rule: no dating firemen. The dangers of the job are too high, and she's already lost too much. So, she returns home to Silver Bay, California, to take over her dad's diner, hiding her scars and pretending she's fine. Life is perfectly routine, predictable, and most of all, safe. Until the unpredictable happens in the form of a perfectly patient, definitely intriguing fireman.
CHRISTMAS CAKES AND KISSES, BOOK 2
Eva Endicott comes to Silver Bay to prove to her family that she can make it on her own. Working in the local bakery, she’s determined to save enough to open her own cake decorating business. Winning an upcoming Christmas cake competition is the key to her dream, so Eva has no time for distractions, especially not devastatingly handsome ones that make her heart skip a beat.
UNTIL I MET YOU, July 20, 2023, BOOK 3
When his parents move to Silver Bay, California, Dominic Endicott, ever the dutiful son, packs up his life and heads to the small town. He sees it as temporary, appeasing his mother and making sure his dad's health is stable while Dominic keeps the family business running. Dominic planned on keeping his head down, focused only on working and spending time wit his family. Until a beautiful brunette forces him to look up.
THE SILVER BAY SERIES
RETURN TO SILVER BAY, SILVER BAY, BOOK 1
Maggie wants to bury her past and move on. Josh has other plans, and moving on without her isn't one of them.
Maggie Mitchell returns to her hometown of Silver Bay expecting to bury her father, her past, and move on. But when Josh Harden, her high school Sweetheart, shows up, her worlds get turned around.
LOVING KATE, SILVER BAY, BOOK 2
Kate MacIntire is determined to live life on her own terms. No muss, no fuss. but when motorcycle riding, free spirited Jack Harden enters the picture, she has no choice but to reconsider.
SAVING DREW, SILVER BAY, BOOK 3
Recovering from a shoulder injury that could end his career as starting pitcher of the New York Empires, Drew MacIntire comes to Silver Bay for solitude and privacy from the media frenzy his surgery has created. After he dances with the beautiful baker, Baylee, at his sister's wedding, his heart not only wants baseball back, but a future with her as well.
HANNAH'S HOPE, SILVER BAY, BOOK 4, A NOVELLA
Hannah and Paul Wagner both grew up in Silver Bay, California. They love everything about the small town they call home, especially at Christmas when the air turns crisp and the residents’ joy is more contagious than usual.
THE MARIETTA ST. CLAIRE SERIES
A RECIPE FOR ROMANCE, MARIETTA ST. CLAIRE, BOOK 1
Wes planned a drive by trip to Marietta, Montana to help his dad close a business deal and then to head back to his life in New York. But when his dad volunteers him for the Bachelor Bake-Off to commemorate a local fallen first responder, Wes can't say no, even though Marietta holds painful memories and baking eludes his skill set.
WINNING HIS HEART, MARIETTA ST. CLAIRE, BOOK 2
Michael St. Claire, a widower and single father, fears his heart could never make room for another. Between raising his young daughter, Annalise, and rebuilding his dreams as a race car driver, love isn't on his mind—until feisty Franchesca shows up and changes everything.
HIS CHRISTMAS BRIDE, MARIETTA ST. CLAIRE, BOOK 3
Lucas lives in New York, but he's always loved Marietta. When he gets engaged, he decides Montana is exactly the place to get married. Tanner Ranch brings back happy memories of horseback riding and summer nights under the stars making it the perfect place to hold his wedding. However, Erin Tanner walks back into his life and other memories start to make him doubt whether he's chosen the right bride.
FINDING HER MONTANA COWBOY, MARIETTA ST. CLAIRE, BOOK 4
Wyatt Emmerson doesn't need any more women in his life. He has a young daughter to raise on his own, not to mention his mom and sister always worrying over him. But when McKenna St. Claire crosses his path, life takes a turn Wyatt didn't see coming and re-considers his no women plan.
THE MEN OF HONOR SERIES
REMEMBER ME, MEN OF HONOR, BOOK 1
Detective Ben Russo is in trouble. He just can't remember why.
When a car accident lands Ben in the hospital, he can't recall anything about his life. What he does know is he's enchanted by a tiny nurse named, Tess, but can't shake the feeling they're both in danger.
GET TO ME, MEN OF HONOR, BOOK 2
Aimee can identify a killer. Dane can keep her safe. But is he willing to face his past to do it?
When Aimee Jansenn stumbles upon a drug deal gone bad, she comes face to face with a killer. As the only witness to a crime, she falls into a deadly situation and is in need of police protection.
RESCUE ME, MEN OF HONOR, BOOK 3
Keith is a soldier with a wounded heart. Torie's secrets haunt her. Can they trust love enough to mend what's broken?
Torie Walker is a police officer with a past she'd like to stay hidden from. Staying at her best friend's cabin in the mountains over Christmas is just what she needs. However, when a handsome cowboy saunters into her life, she takes the risk and trusts him with her secrets.
Single Title Books
I GREW UP DANCING
We love and serve a God of joy who delights in us. Isn't that incredible? He delights in us! What an amazing concept to grasp. I can tell you from experience, once you grasp it, you can't help but want to sing, clap, laugh and, of course, dance with joy.
Avery has a normal college life—as long as she is awake. When she falls asleep, her world becomes that of Paragon, an ancient garden of such love and beauty that she longs to stay and never return home. However, the evil lurking along the edges is evident. She knows there's something more to what she sees.