Yours to Keep

Yours to Keep caught me off guard with how much I enjoyed writing it! It's one of the rare times I left Manhattan and my suit-wearing heroines to write a small-town romance about an MLB shortstop, and ...

I can't remember the last time I enjoyed a story so much. If you love athlete heroes with good-old-boy charm, and quirky heroines who speak their mind, you'll adore this. 


a steamy rom-com

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coming sept 1st

what it's about

A golden-boy MLB all-star returns fresh off a devastating injury returns to his hometown for his 10 year reunion hoping to reunite with his high school sweetheart ... only to find that he can't stop thinking about his mouthy, outspoken ex lab partner. 

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man of the year


05. Hero


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07. setting


r! steamy!


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a little taste

“Nice RBI, Dunn,” he said.

“I know.” Then she planted her palms on either side of his chiseled cheeks, and kissed Haven’s very own golden boy, right on the mouth.

It was a spontaneous kiss, driven by instinct and pure glee. A playful kiss between friends.

Only, the second her lips touched his, something shifted, low in Olive’s belly. And worse, deep in her heart. It was more than the hot pull of sexual awareness, though there was definitely that.

excerpt from the book

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This book is published by Montlake, an imprint of Amazon Publishing, and the e-book is exclusive to the Kindle platform. 

For international versions/translations, please check your local retailer, as the Lauren Layne team is not always notified when books are translated/released in a particular country.

Thanks for your understanding—we wish all the books were available in every format, in every language, but much of that is out of our control and determined by reader demand and publisher strategy.

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