Will Santa leave a second chance at love under the tree this year?

Melissa’s life took a hard turn last year when she lost her job and fled to the security of her hometown. She’s now stronger, wiser, and chasing a new dream of becoming an author. But her old life comes back to haunt her in more ways than one when she is thrust into the role of event planner for not only her father’s wedding but for Cypressville’s annual Christmas festival! Overwhelmed, she is forced to accept help from the only man that ever truly broke her heart.

Jake swore he’d never return home, but when his sister needs his help, his heart won’t let him refuse. He soon finds himself face-to-face with the biggest reason he left town to begin with– the girl who got away.


Is the magic of Christmas strong enough to help these two overcome heartbreaks and find love again?


Christmas in Cypressville is book one in A Cypressville Novel series. This second-chance romance is steeped in holiday cheer and will enchant sweet romance readers everywhere.


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Welcome to Cypressville, where secrets give way to second chances...

Jenna has always used her carefree attitude to keep people at arm’s length, but when her best friend pleads with her to design her wedding dress, saying “no” was not an option. The task brings with it more than Jenna could have ever bargained for. When the only man she’s ever loved arrives in town, it will take all of her willpower not to fall for him all over again.

Ben is determined to break out of his father’s shadow and usher his family’s publishing company into modern times. After a heated disagreement with his dad, he decides his friend’s wedding is the perfect excuse to take a much-needed vacation break. Little did he expect to run into the one who got away all those years ago.

Love by Design is book two in A Cypressville Novel series and can be read as a standalone.

Welcome to Cypressville, home to small-town romance with big-time stakes.

After a devastating divorce and having to co-parent with a narcissistic ex, the last thing Susan needs is more stress. When a violent storm sends a tree smashing through her roof, she's ready to throw in the towel, that is, until she hires the new contractor in town to repair the mess.

 The movie star lookalike doesn't fit the contractor image Susan was expecting. But this man may be able to fix more than her roof. He could be the key to mending her broken heart.

 TJ is ready for a fresh start, and Cypressville is the perfect place to begin his new life. From the moment he looks at Susan, he can't stop thinking about her. She awakened a side of him he had long thought was dead. He's determined to make the repairs on her house go as smoothly as possible to bring a small sense of relief to her hectic life. When her ex starts causing trouble, he realizes he may be able to help her out in more ways than one.

 One small lie later, and they are in the best fake relationship of their lives! But can they overcome the wounds from the past and the conflicts of the present so they can embrace a real future together?

 Love Under Construction is book three in A Cypressville Novel series and can be read as a standalone.

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Main Street Java Mug

Warm your soul with a nice cuppa from this perfectly sized white ceramic mug. Customized with the fictional sign from Main Street Java as read in the Cypressville Series by author Kristen Tassin.

It’s BPA and lead-free, microwave and dishwasher-safe, and made of durable white ceramic in 11-ounce sizes. The high-quality sublimation printing makes this white ceramic mug the perfect gift for your true fans of this series and all of those coffee, tea, or hot chocolate lovers. .: 

White ceramic. 11 oz (0.33 l). C-handle. Lead NB! Black design and BPA-free elements on mugs may differ in tone.