All Summer Long

A San Francisco Romance

series: Follow Your Heart

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She's ready to take on a new challenge. What she doesn't expect is an old flame.

Tia D'Amico is thrilled to move to San Francisco to help her aunt transform an old luxury yacht into an upscale floating restaurant. What's not to love? Sunset dinner cruises, posh wedding receptions--the possibilities are endless and far more appetizing than staying in a monotonous job in her Podunk hometown. Besides, some of her best memories are tied to San Francisco--especially the memory of Leo Parker, her crush from a long-ago sailing camp.

When Leo Parker himself turns out to be the yacht's captain, Tia is floating on air. But will it all come crashing down around her when she discovers his heart belongs to someone else?

Get ready for a romantic summer in San Francisco, where the future glistens brighter than the Bay at sunset.

Praise for Once Upon a Summertime

"Carlson kicks off her new series with this heartwarming and uplifting novel about taking a chance on fulfilling your dreams. . . . A pleasant summer escape."--Library Journal

"Sweet, romantic, and endlessly entertaining."--Christian Manifesto

"[The] perfect summer read for a day at the beach."--CBA Retailers + Resources

Melody Carlson is the award-winning author of over two hundred books with sales of more than 6.5 million. She received a Romantic Times Career Achievement Award in the inspirational market for her many books, including Finding Alice. She and her husband live in central Oregon. Learn more at

The Author

  1. Melody Carlson

    Melody Carlson

    Melody Carlson is the award-winning author of more than 250 books with sales of more than 7.5 million, including many bestselling Christmas novellas, young adult titles, and contemporary romances. She received a Romantic Times Career...

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Praise for Once Upon a Summertime

"A hardworking girl finds her happily-ever-after ending in Melody Carlson's heartwarming tale. Readers will cheer Anna's journey as a summer of new beginnings becomes a summer of unexpected love."--Lisa Wingate, bestselling author of The Prayer Box and The Story Keeper

"Carlson (The Christmas Joy Ride) kicks off her new series with this heartwarming and uplifting novel about taking a chance on fulfilling your dreams. Carlson's fairy-tale romance is not without its ups and downs, but readers will root for her likable protagonists to find their happy ending. A pleasant summer escape for readers of new adult fiction and contemporary romance."--Library Journal

"Sweet, romantic, and endlessly entertaining, this romp through the storied streets of New York City will enchant readers. Melody Carlson has created characters so charming that readers will long to meet them in the lobby of the stunning Rothsberg Hotel."--Christian Manifesto

"In this the first in the Follow Your Heart series, Carlson takes readers to New York City and the exciting world of starting and running a hotel. Anna is an enchanting character, and the romance develops naturally. Overall, this is a fun new series."--RT Book Reviews

"This perfect summer read for a day at the beach is sure to fill many readers' summers."--CBA Retailers + Resources