Hometown Memories series

Don't Forget to Smile

Tory Duncan, a former Miss America contestant, now runs a bar in the small Oregon town of Sullivan City. Joe Brigham is a logger turned rising star in the union. When Joe’s kid sister Lisa enters the Miss Sullivan City pageant, they turn to Tory for help. But Tory’s pageant past isn’t exactly ...

Till the Stars Fall

Kathleen Gilles Seidel is amazing. Why she is not better known and more widely read is a complete mystery. Her books are masterpieces of characterization and storytelling, filled with clever observations and the flavor of real life. Till the Stars Fall is my favorite book by her yet. It showcases al ...


Again was the first book I read by Kathleen Gilles Seidel. It was the winner of the RITA award for best Contemporary Single Title for 1995. I enjoyed it so much that I bought her entire backlist. Again combines a wonderfully humorous concept with a poignant love story. I laughed quite a bit at the a ...