WorldCat Identities

Pappano, Marilyn

Works: 141 works in 479 publications in 3 languages and 9,445 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Romance fiction  Christmas stories  Domestic fiction  Legal stories  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3566.A618, 813.6
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Marilyn Pappano
A hero to come home to by Marilyn Pappano( Book )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two years after losing her husband in Afghanistan, Carly Lowry has rebuilt her life in Tallgrass, Oklahoma. She has a job she loves, teaching third grade, and the best friends in the world: fellow military wives who understand what it means to love a man in uniform. She is comfortable and content until she meets a ruggedly handsome stranger who rekindles desires Carly is not quite sure she is ready to feel
A man to hold on to by Marilyn Pappano( Book )

7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Therese Matheson doesn't know if she'll ever get over losing her husband in Afghanistan. Surviving Paul's death has been hard, but raising his sullen son and his thirteen-going-on-thirty daughter alone has been even harder. All they need is a fresh start, and Tallgrass, Oklahoma, could be the perfect new beginning ... especially when Therese meets Sergeant Keegan Logan. The sexy combat medic and single dad soon awakens a desire she'd thought long buried. Keegan always wanted to be a father ... someday. So when his ex-girlfriend disappears, leaving her daughter in his care, Keegan's hands are tied. He has to find the girl's father. His search leads him to Tallgrass and to a beautiful brunette widow who has no idea her husband was ever unfaithful. What begins as a friendship soon ignites into something far more and gives him the courage to be the kind of man-and father-he always dreamt he could be. But his secret still stands between them. Can Keegan reveal the truth and convince Therese they share something too special to lose-a love that can bring two families together?
A love to call her own by Marilyn Pappano( Book )

6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Jessy Lawrence, whose husband was killed two years earlier in Afghanistan, has a one-night stand with widower Dalton Smith, they are both tempted to take a second chance on love, despite its risks
A chance of a lifetime by Marilyn Pappano( Book )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To Benita Ford, Tallgrass, Oklahoma, will always be home. It's where her beloved grandmother raised her and where she rode bikes with her two best friends-the man who became her husband and Calvin. And Tallgrass is where she stayed, even after her husband died while serving his country. Now Calvin is home from that same war, and the sensitive, mischievous boy she once knew is today a man scarred by wounds no one else can see. Falling in love with him is something Bennie never imagined. Tallgrass still haunts Captain Calvin Sweet. Yet it's where he must go to see Bennie-the one woman he always loved but could never have. Calvin regrets so much about what happened years ago. Still he can't deny being with Bennie makes his future feel bright, like anything is possible. But the demons of his past won't be quieted that easily. As old hurts linger, threatening to pull them apart, Calvin and Bennie must take the ultimate risk for the love of a lifetime
A promise of forever by Marilyn Pappano( Book )

7 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sergeant First Class Avi Grant's return to Tallgrass, Oklahoma is a long-deferred wish come true. With her final tour in Afghanistan over, Avi can focus on her future-a job here at home and a family of her own. There's just one thing she has to do first: visit her beloved commanding officer's widow and share her grief. The last thing she expected was to feel an instant attraction to the woman's son. Too bad the sexy surgeon is impossible to ignore . . . and even harder to resist. The sting of his parents' divorce still niggles at Ben Noble. So when a warm, funny, and beautiful young sergeant arrives, mourning his stepfather's loss as strongly as his mother does, Ben can't help but feel conflicted. If his parents taught him anything, it's that love doesn't last-especially with a career soldier. But try as he might to keep his distance, Ben begins to see that Avi-and the spark she brings to his life-is the stuff forever is made of. As Avi's leave ticks away, can Ben convince her to take a chance on forever with him?
Heaven on earth by Marilyn Pappano( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A RITA Award winner offers a sexy novel that blends all the magic and miracles of love ... Private investigator Melina Demitris falls for ruggedly handsome Sebastian Knight, and she's devastated when he dumps her without a word. Then she's called in to help find three young runaways, and as fate would have it, one of them turns out to be Sebastian's Daughter ... "
Copper Lake confidential by Marilyn Pappano( Book )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a miscarriage and over a year in a psychiatric hospital, Macy Howard is ready to revisit her old home in Copper Lake, Georgia, a town tainted by memory. When she returns, Macy meets Stephen Noble, an author and veterinarian, who doesn't know about Macy's troubled past. Stephen finds her irresistible, and, finally, Macy feels willing to trust another man. With her family's help, Macy packs up old remnants, eager to usher in new beginnings. Her future seems hopeful, until strange things start happening in the house: stirrings in the windows, items turning up in unexpected places, lingering scents that don't belong
Cabin fever by Marilyn Pappano( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chase Wilson, newly released from prison for a crime he did not commit, finds his secluded hideaway turning into a lovers' retreat when beautiful single mom Nolie Harper arrives to claim the neighboring cabin
A summer to remember by Marilyn Pappano( Book )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Widow Fia Thomas is tempted to give love a second chance as she is drawn to veteran Elliot Ross, but she is hiding something that threatens their future together and he is determined to figure out what it is
Forbidden stranger by Marilyn Pappano( Book )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Planning to retire her stilettos for a new life, exotic dancer Amanda meets Rick Calloway, a new bartender who is working undercover to investigate the disappearance of several dancers; their mutual attraction is dangerously inconvenient
Getting lucky by Marilyn Pappano( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rebel. hell-raiser, Seducer in blue jeans, Ben Foster has been called many things-except father. his twelve-year-old daughter Alanna has never seen him, and he's starting to think that coming to Bethlehem to meet her could be the second biggest mistake of his life. And when he takes a job fixing up businesswoman Lynda Barone's new house, he may be on the brink of making a third: flling in love with a woman as wrong for him as he is for her.except when he takes her in his arms
First kiss by Marilyn Pappano( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After returning to his charming home town of Bethlehem, New York, Tom Flynn finds himself falling for the beautiful woman he meets at his birthday party
Copper Lake secrets by Marilyn Pappano( Book )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The ill-fated vacation Reece Howard spent at her grandparents' Georgia home long ago changed her in ways her mind still refuses to remember. She forgot about the man she once knew as "Jones," but she can't ignore the flashes of desire she now feels toward him. With her family estranged, she doesn't have a good reason to return to Fair Winds. Until now. Jones is looking for answers ... answers he can find only at the plantation he left behind years before. By surprise, he discovers Reece there--all grown up and beautiful--never imagining he might be able to help chase away her demons. And neither of them expects an attraction as combustible as the secrets surrounding them. But falling in love might be the most dangerous thing they can do ..."--Publisher
One stormy night by Marilyn Pappano( Book )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and French and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All she had to go on were dreams and a voice only she could hear, yet somehow Jessica Randall knew secrets that needed to be uncovered in this community. A brutal sheriff, an estranged husband who denied the past, a killer to be caught—all these she could handle. But then lawman Mitch Lassiter came to find out the truth about her and what she wanted. She tried to keep her distance, but his strong arms made her want to rest her burden, if only for a little while. Still, the voice inside wanted justice—and for that, Jessica would risk her own future…
Small wonders by Marilyn Pappano( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Liar. Schemer. Heartbreaker. Cole Jasckson is returning to Bethlehem in hand cuffs to face the town he cheated and the woman he left to pick up the pieces. Now she has to decide to save him or not
Some enchanted season by Marilyn Pappano( Book )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Maggie left her husband Ross that fateful Christmas Eve, their marriage was over. But a near fatal accident on an ice-slick road changed everything
Father to be by Marilyn Pappano( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man plays mother to four abandoned children. He is J.D. Grayson of New York State, a doctor who adopted them in the hope of curing his loneliness. Helping him is Kelsey Malone, a social worker, so maybe he will land a wife too
Intimate enemy by Marilyn Pappano( Book )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once sworn enemies, Jaime Munroe and Russ Calloway discover different feelings for each other when Jaime is threatened by a dangerous stalker
Undercover in Copper Lake by Marilyn Pappano( Book )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and French and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

DEA informant Sean Holigan never imagined he'd return to Copper Lake and revisit the ghosts of his past. But bad memories aren't the only thing waiting for him. With their mother in jail, Sean's nieces are in the care of their foster mother, Sophy Marchand. Years and miles haven't erased Sean's high school memories of the young, studious Sophy, but she certainly has grown up. Beautiful and benevolent, Sophy represents a life, and love, Sean longs forand one of three lives he must protect. Targeted by ruthless killers, Sophy and the girls depend on Seanalmost as badly as he depends on them
Big sky lawman by Marilyn Pappano( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No one escapes the long arm of the law ..." Finding a murderer was the only thing that Deputy Sloan Ravencrest could think about. Until his investigation led him straight into Crystal Cobbs's welcoming arms. Crystal said she could help Sloan in his quest for justice, but Sloan sensed she was hiding something from him. Determined to uncover Crystal's secrets, Sloan soon found himself torn between the mysterious beauty who had laid claim to his heart and the duty that was a part of his soul. Would the truth forever drive the lovers apart ... or bind their hearts together?
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Heaven on earth
Alternative Names
Papano, Mėrilin

English (118)

Chinese (2)

French (2)

Cabin feverForbidden strangerGetting luckyFirst kissOne stormy nightSmall wondersSome enchanted seasonFather to be