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Publication Order of Dare Valley Books

Nora Roberts Land (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
French Roast (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Grand Opening (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Holiday Serenade (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Town Square (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Park of Sunset Dreams (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Perfect Ingredient (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Bridge to a Better Life (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Daring Brides (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Calendar of New Beginnings (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Home Sweet Love (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Moonlight Serenade (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Sky of Endless Blue (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon

The Dare Valley book series is a wonderful series of romance and contemporary romance stories. It consists of a total of 12 novels and 1 novella published between 2013 and 2018. This series is written by an internationally acclaimed and bestselling author named Ava Miles. Each of the books of this series is set in a fictional town called Dare Valley. Ava Miles has described this charming town as a land where people dare to dream. This small town is located in the Rocky Mountains and is well known for its cosmopolitan flavor and for having a strong community. It has a gourmet coffee shop and a newly opened grand hotel. Also, the town runs a Pulitzer prize winning newspaper known as The Western Department. The Hales are the most popular family of Dare Valley, who own the newspaper. Each of the books’ stories revolve around the members of this family, who come across true love and discover it to cherish for their lives. Among the lead characters mentioned by Ava Miles for this series, the most essential ones include Meredith Hale, Tanner McBride, Jill Hale, Brian McConnell, Peggy McBride, Mac Maven, Rhett Butler, Abbie Maven, Arthur Hale, Harriet Wentworth, Jane Wilcox, Matt Hale, Elizabeth Saunders, Terrance Waters, Blake Cunningham, Natalie Hale, Lucky O’Brien, Andy Hale, Chase Packer, Moira Hale, Rhett Butler Blaybock, J.T. Merriam, Eugenia Lynn, etc.

Each book represents an independent story and so, they can be read in any order and even as stand-alone books. Overall, the series has sold more than a million books in print. Readers from all across the globe have fallen in love with the stories and characters of this series. They have appreciated and praised every book, and have given rave reviews in numerous literary journals and magazines. Even some very prominent critics and fellow novelists have praised Ava Miles for writing such marvelous stories. Such reviews and praises have helped the books reach out to a large number of readers and thereby become successful. Ava Miles has expressed her gratitude to her dedicated fans, who have supported her throughout the ups and downs her career. She hopes to continue writing many more exciting romance stories in the years to come and entertain her dedicated readers.

The debut book of the Dare Valley series written by author Ava Miles is entitled ‘Nora Roberts Land’. It was self-published by Ava’s publishing company, Ava Miles, Inc. in 2013. The primary characters mentioned in this novel include Tanner McBride, Alan Hale, Meredith Hale, Peggy McBride, Brian McConnell, Jill Hale, etc. Ava has done the plot’s setting in Dare Valley, Colorado, United States. The story begins by introducing Meredith Hale as a journalist. She believed her former husband when he told her that his addiction of Nora Roberts gave unrealistic expectations related to marriage. And just like that all her dreams of having a happy married life were shattered. Later, when Meredith’s family asks her to return to Dale Valley and assist in running the family newspaper, she sees it as an opportunity to bring change in her life and prove her ex-husband wrong. Meredith is determined to find her small town hero, just like in Nora Roberts books. She intends to prove to others, especially her ex-husband that true love does exist. She also intends to write and publish a manuscript based on her quest.

At this point in the story, Tanner McBride is introduced as a war correspondent. He returns home to start working for a newspaper agency. He does not expect to get indulged in blackmail. And even before Tanner can unpack, his boss hand him the assignment of making his ex-wife fall in love with him and then give her a heartbreak. Tanner’s boss fears that if his ex-wife Meredith Hale’s book about marriage gets published, it will cause a negative impact on his business and will endanger his hopes of running for the senate. So, he asks Tanner to complete his assignment at any cost. When Tanner finally meets Meredith, sparks begin to fly between them. Meredith had promised herself that she would not date a journalist again. But, seeing Tanner and feeling his charm makes her break the promise. Later, the two get indulged in uncovering the truth about a suspicious death. Being in the company of each other makes them develop feelings that neither of them can deny. They decide it is time for them to reveal each other secrets and accept one another with all their heart. Both Meredith and Tanner become dedicated to overcome the difficulties and cherish the love that they were destined to have.

Another exciting book penned in this series is called ‘The Town Square’. It was also released in 2013. The book consists of the central characters as Arthur Hale and Harriet Jenkins. The opening sequence of the story depicts Arthur Hale as a hardworking journalist. When the arrival of 1960 shows the promise of a positive change for the next decade, Arthur Hale shows the determination of being on its forefront. With his reputation of a successful journalist in NYC, Arthur comes back to his Dare Valley hometown in Colorado to start his own newspaper. He hopes to use this newspaper for channeling the West’s voice. And in the future, he hopes that his newspaper joins the ranks of popular papers like The Chicago Tribune and The NY Times. Arthur Hale’s dream and ambition make him get isolated from everyone. He indulges himself in his dream so much that he takes up a self-imposed solitude. And the only person having the ability to break this solitude of Arthur Hale and get him out of it is his mysterious and talented secretary named Harriet Jenkins. Arthur suspects that the mysterious nature of Harriet Jenkins is due to some secret that she is hiding from him. But, in spite of that he cannot keep himself away from the complicated and beautiful redhead. It is later revealed in the plot that Harriet Jenkins’ real name is Harriet Wentworth.

Arthur Hale had written an article in the newspaper that had ruined Harriet’s father and destroyed her family name. She has changed her last name and has arrived in Arthur’s life to take revenge. Being close to Arthur Hale for most hours of the day, Harriet begins to learn more about the man and she realizes that he is not actually a monster. Harriet learns Arthur likes to uncover the truth at any cost and shows integrity in his life and work. Arthur’s real nature makes Harriet start respecting him and doesn’t realize when she fell in love with him. Harriet shows the willingness to reveal her real identity to Arthur, but wonders how he will react? She also wonders whether Arthur will accept her and agree to build a future founded on ugly truths and lies?

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3 Responses to “Dare Valley”

  1. Linda: 2 years ago

    I am truly enjoying these books, I just ordered 5 more.

  2. marlene Elaine heuck: 3 years ago

    Why are books 4,5,11 in the Dare Valley series only on Kindle and not available in paperback?

    • Graeme: 3 years ago

      They are short(er) stories/novellas. It’s something a lot of authors to these days is do short stories/novellas only in ebook format.


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