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Meet Me Under the Mistletoe –
Starlight Christmas Series, Book #1

Meet Me Under the Mistletoe by JoAnn Durgin Buy Now

Captain Jacob Marston, Starlight, Iowa’s wounded hometown hero, made a long ago promise to the Lord: he won’t kiss a woman until he knows she’s “the one” he’ll marry. Now, at age twenty-eight, the rugged firefighter questions if it’ll ever happen. Then he meets his best friend’s sister, Julia Sinclair, and Jake believes he’s found the woman of his dreams–but she’s promised to another man. When Julia makes an unexpected confession on Christmas Day, Jake shares his secret with her, and it looks as though happily-ever-after will make a holiday appearance. But somehow, everyone in the tiny town of Starlight learns Jake’s secret and he’s instantly transformed from town hero to laughingstock. Did Julia reveal his secret? Can Jake and Julia find their way under the mistletoe for a forever kiss?



Starlight, Star Bright – Starlight Christmas Series, Book #2
Starlight, Star Bright by JoAnn Durgin Buy Now

Dante Moretti, Texas-born goalie of an Italian World Cup champion team, expects Starlight, Iowa will be only a blip on the radar of his life. Grabbing a quick meal at Barney’s Diner during the holidays, Dante meets two women who capture his heart in very different ways. Then his rental car won’t start and leaves him stranded. Does the Lord have a plan for bringing him—and keeping him—in Starlight?

Amanda Marston is excited to be home for her brother’s wedding. When she drops in for a cup of coffee at Barney’s, she’s charmed by the mysterious, Italian-spouting cowboy. Before she can blink, the handsome stranger is helping with projects all over town and working his way into her heart. Does God have a plan for Dante in her beloved little Starlight or will he take her heart with him when he returns to Italy?



Sleigh Ride Together with You – Starlight Christmas Series, Book #3
Sleigh Ride Together with You by JoAnn DurginBuy Now As the popular television co-host of Wake Up, Des Moines! Nicole Reardon has achieved her dream. So why has the network sent “image maker” Alex Kingsfield to the station? The irritatingly handsome man is also the first man she’s been attracted to since Jake Marston dumped her three years ago in Starlight, Iowa. When an unexpected assignment sends Nicole and Alex to Starlight, can she rise above the past and make this interview the defining moment of her career?Alex Kingsfield knows Nicole is poised on the cusp of network stardom. But beneath the professional exterior is a small-town girl at heart, genuine and God-honoring. Alex holds the power to boost Nicole’s career to unknown heights. Or crush her dreams. From any angle, he’s caught in a “no win” situation when he finds himself falling for the beautiful Nicole. What’s a man to do when love comes calling at Christmas?




Starlight In Her Eyes – Starlight Christmas Series, Book #4
Starlight In Her Eyes by JoAnn DurginBuy Now - Starlight in Her Eyes by JoAnn Durgin

Colin Young embraces the Christmas season as the new television co-host of Wake Up, Philadelphia! His fun and spontaneous “Out and About” segments in the City of Brotherly Love are a ratings winner. Only one problem—the beautiful but intriguing assistant assigned to help make his transition easier doesn’t seem to like him much.

Serena Monroe has no time for the cheeky Brit with a glowing professional reputation but a lengthy personal history with women. Betrayed by one high-profile man, she doesn’t need another. Her sole focus is her daughter, Lily. But then Serena begins to see that Colin is nothing like she assumed. He’s a man of faith who inspires everyone around him. Dare she take a chance on love again?

When Colin invites Serena and Lily to share Christmas with him in the little town of Starlight, Iowa, can they discover a holiday miracle of their own?




Echoes of Edinburgh
Echoes of Edinburgh by JoAnn DurginBuy Now To honor her dying father’s wishes, Chicago stockbroker Shelby Harmon promises to deliver a letter addressed to “Robert Nichols, Personal & Confidential.” Her quest to find Robert leads her to a most unlikely place: the Castlehill Gardens outside Scotland’s Edinburgh Castle. Who is this man and what is his connection to Harmony Lane, her family’s horse farm in Lexington, Kentucky? Robert’s friend, handsome and charismatic American Harrison Reed, offers to show Shelby the sights. As they explore the charming city together, they’re increasingly drawn to one another and dread their inevitable parting. Did she lose her heart in Edinburgh…or find her way home again?

Released September 2014



I Choose You

I Choose You  - JoAnn Durgin Buy Now

My short story, Please, is included in this compilation of the best-of-the-best romance short stories from across the globe. Fall in love all over again or for the first time on a park bench, with a German POW, at a lighthouse, through FaceBook, in the town of Eden, at a car repair shop, at Villa Veronica, while dancing in the moonlight, and so many more surprising places.