A Small-Town Homecoming A Small-Town Homecoming
Book #2, Built to Last series

All architect Tess Roussel has ever wanted is to open her own design firm. She gets the chance when she returns to Carnelian Cove and wins a coveted waterfront project. It's the contractor hired for the job who's got her distracted. John Jameson Quinn isn't her choice. And definitely not her type.

Tess doesn't go for brooding bad boys—especially one who isn't shy about going after what he wants. And he wants Tess. Never mind that he's got a scandalous past to overcome. A daughter to raise. A boss—Tess—and a town to answer to. Quinn follows his own drumbeat. Only, now Tess is starting to hear it, too. Because he's good. And they're good together.

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Harlequin Superromance, June 2009, ISBN: 978-0373715664


The heroine in A Small-Town Homecoming is addicted to sweetened coffees. Terry doesn't share that addiction, although one of her daily habits is a trip to a local drive-through to collect her favorite blended mocha. This book is dedicated to the baristas who serve her caffeine with a smile.



Finalist, National Readers Choice Award
Finalist, The Maggie
Finalist, Book Buyers Best
Finalist, Golden Quill Award
Finalist, The Beacon
Finalist, More Than Magic

"McLaughlin's skill with dialogue shines through in the exchanges between Tess and Quinn."
   —4 stars, Romantic Times Book Reviews (read the full review)

"Award winning author Terry McLaughlin never disappoints...A Small-Town Homecoming is another McLaughlin classic, filled with love and laughter."
   —Donna Zapf, (read the full review)

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