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Publication Order of Heart Lake Books

Publication Order of Holly Books

On Strike for Christmas (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Very Holly Christmas (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Life In Icicle Falls Books

Merry Ex-Mas (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Better Than Chocolate (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
What She Wants (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Good Neighbors (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Cottage on Juniper Ridge (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Lodge on Holly Road (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Tea Shop on Lavender Lane (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Welcome to Icicle Falls (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Wedding on Primrose Street (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Christmas on Candy Cane Lane (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Home on Apple Blossom Road (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Starting Over on Blackberry Lane (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Christmas in Icicle Falls (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Welcome to Ice Falls is a prequel.

Publication Order of Moonlight Harbor Books

Welcome to Moonlight Harbor (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Winter at the Beach (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Summer Retreat (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Beachside Beginnings (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Sunset on Moonlight Beach (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
At Home in Moonlight Harbor (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Sand Dollar Lane (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mermaid Beach (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

The Snow Globe (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Nine Lives of Christmas (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
All I Want For Christmas (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Carol Christmas (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Three Christmas Wishes (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Valentine Games (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Tourist Trap (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Christmas from the Heart (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Old is Not a Four-Letter Word (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
One Charmed Christmas (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Little Christmas Spirit (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Road to Christmas (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Twelve Months of Christmas (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Best Life Book Club (2024)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

How to Live Large on a Small Budget (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Unexpected Journey (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Anthologies

Summer in a Small Town(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Together for Christmas(2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
On the Way to Christmas(2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mistletoe Season: Three Christmas Stories(2024)Description / Buy at Amazon

Sheila Roberts is an American author. She writes in the genres of romance and women’s fiction. Incidentally, she also adopts the pseudonym, Sheila Rabe. As Sheila Rabe, she mainly writes romance novels that are set historically, back in time.

Sheila Roberts lives in the Pacific Northwest area on a lake. She has three children and is quite happily married. Before she embarked on her illustrious writing career, she played in a band. She also owned a singing telegram company. Despite the fact that her days of playing at the band are long gone, she still enjoys songwriting every now and then.

The novels by Sheila Roberts are bestsellers. Her novels often appear on Readers Digest as condensed novels. Incidentally, Angel Lane, one of her most popular novels, appeared on the top 10 romances on in 2009.

Sheila Roberts began writing novels in 1989 as Sheila Rabe. Her first novel as Rabe is The Light-Fingered Lady which was published by Pageant books. She has written 15 books as Sheila Rabe. Her latest novel, A Prince of a Guy was published by Berkley in 2001.

As the author Sheila Roberts, her first novel was On Strike for Christmas which was published in 2007. Sheila Roberts has written 10 books since 2007. Her latest novel What She Wants was published in 2013.

Sheila Roberts often speaks at conferences. She also addresses women’s groups. Roberts enjoys hanging out with her girlfriends. She also writes about various issues that are near and dear to women. Such issues include friends, family, and chocolate.


Some of the books written by Sheila Roberts include Bikini Season and Angel Lane. The setting in both novels is Heart Lake, a small tightly knit lakeside community.

Bikini Season

This is the second novel written by Sheila Roberts. The novel centers on the character Erin Merritt. Erin returns to Heart Lake, her scenic hometown. She is intent on making arrangements and plans for her impending wedding. However, she seems to keep bumping into her childhood crush. Erin feels, at the same time that she is getting married to the wrong man. To add insult to injury, the stress and strain that she is experiencing drive her to increase the amount o food that she consumes. Erin ends up putting on so much weight that she cannot even fit into her wedding dress.

The Teeny Bikini Club is born when she enlists the help of her close friends Megan, Angela, and Kizzy. They decide to make a pact and agreement that changes their lives. They agree that by summertime, they should have lost enough weight and will be slim enough to fit into their bikinis.

Angela fears that her marriage could be crumbling and falling apart. She is compelled to face her self-esteem issues head on as they seem to have a way of holding her back. At the same time, she has to deal with her husband who seems intent on keeping her overweight. He seems to sabotage her diet. As all this is happening, Erin learns many things about love and related emotions.

Bikini Season is a funny story with an inspirational touch. It basically gives readers some insight on following your heart and being true to themselves. The story is a classic example of a group of women trying to enrich their lives.

Bikini Season was published by St.Martins Griffin on April 1, 2008. The novel is available in paperback and is 304 pages long.

Angel Lane

Angel Lane is the third novel written by Sheila Roberts. It is a fictional novel and was published by St.Martins Press on 29 September 2009. It is 352 pages long.

Just like her previous novel, Angel Lane is also set in Heart Lake, a small lakeside community. Three shop owners in the small town set out on an ambitious project and launch a crazy campaign. The objective of their campaign that is dubbed “Have a Heart” campaign basically encourages neighbors to try and commit a random act of kindness every single day.

Jamie, Emma and Sarah, the shop owners, love their small lakeside community and the fact that it is close knit. However, times are changing and their town seems to be growing too fast for their liking. For the three shop owners, it will not hurt anybody when they do a good deed or random act of kindness, or so they think.

Emma seems to give out blankets to anyone and everyone who seems to be feeling cold, even remotely. She has drastically reduced the prices of various items at her quilt shop, in keeping with their campaign’s mantra. In the process, Emma’s finances take a nose dive and she almost goes bankrupt in the process.

A local policeman in Heart Lake starts giving Jamie, a chocolate shop owner a lot of grief. Things seem to take a bittersweet turn. Her defenses and the wall that she had built around her begin to fall apart and subsequently melt away. The feelings that she had previously tried so hard to forget and bury begin to stir up.

Angel Lane is a story that is filled with warmth, humor, and affection. The story is basically about the chances that we take in our lives. It gives us some humorous and practical insight into the friendships and bonds that we create over time. Robert’s novel also shows how our lives are intertwined as we touch each others lives every other day.


The novel On Strike for Christmas, penned by Sheila Roberts, formed the basis of a silver screen movie on the Lifetime Network. The plot of the movie centers on Joy Robertson. Her husband and sons are engrossed in their own personal pursuits. They seem to be oblivious to the fact that they should be preparing for Christmas and offer no help at all. As a result of her pent up frustrations, Joy decides to “go on strike”.

The movie stars Daphne Zuniga, Victor Zinck Jr., and David Sutcliffe.

The Nine Lives of Christmas is another novel by Sheila Roberts that formed the basis of a movie. It is currently a Hallmark movie.

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