All He Ever Desired

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Harlequin, Feb 26, 2013 - Fiction - 336 pages
4 Reviews
A second shot at first love?

After college, Ryan Kowalski decided to leave Whitford, Maine, rather than watch Lauren Carpenter marry another man. Now his siblings need his help to refurbish the family-owned Northern Star Lodge and he's forced to face the past sooner rather than later when he collars a vandal—and learns the boy is Lauren's son….

The last person Lauren needs back in her life is Ryan Kowalski. With a bitter ex-husband and a moody teenage son, she has enough man trouble already. But her son needs to learn a few lessons about right and wrong, even if Lauren has to escort him to Ryan's door every day to work off his crime.

With all this close contact, Ryan and Lauren can't deny the chemistry between them is as powerful as ever. But can a few searing kisses erase their past and pave the way for a second chance at true love?

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Review: All He Ever Desired (Kowalski Family #5)

User Review  - Lisa Kay - Goodreads

★★★★½ I probably shouldn't give this so many stars, but it has been so long since I visited with the Kowalskis, and I was just in the mood for some of their family fun. The funniest part? When ... Read full review

Review: All He Ever Desired (Kowalski Family #5)

User Review  - Jenn Scranton - Goodreads

"I like being your 'you know, whatever'..." You know, this book was recommended to me forever and a half ago and I didn't think I would like it... But it was great! Sweet and comical! Mature love that ... Read full review

About the author (2013)

New York Times bestselling author Shannon Stacey lives with her husband and two sons in New England, where her favorite activities are writing stories of happily ever after and riding her four-wheeler. The Stacey family spends many weekends on their ATVs, making loads of muddy laundry to keep Shannon busy when she’s not at her computer. However, she prefers writing to laundry and considers herself lucky she got to be an author when she grew up. Visit her at

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