Stephanie Haddad writes contemporary romantic comedies and women's fiction novels. Her books focus on personal growth, love, and complex relationships. As a life-long lover of happy endings, she strives to tackle real-world issues with wit, hope, and lots of humor. Combining a passion for the human condition with a penchant for the romantic, Stephanie strives to write every story as though it is a conversation shared between friends. Stephanie lives outside Boston, MA, with her loving husband, daughter, son, and their unflappably happy dog, Max.
Under Renovation: A Novel
Quinn Davis may have too many responsibilities on her plate, but she's making it work. Mostly. After her parents died in a tragic accident seven years ago, Quinn stepped away from her own goals and dedicated herself to filling their shoes. She spends her days as the president of her father's charity foundation, her evenings as a drama teacher, and the rest of her time as the family caretaker.When she meets Theo Miller, the widowed single father of a drama student, their instant attraction forces Quinn to look at how tragedy has shaped her life. Coping with his own grief, Theo opens his heart to Quinn. Can she let him into hers?
A Previous Engagement: A Novel
Tessa Monroe has sacrificed a lot to become the new Assistant Vice President, including weekend, a social life, and learning how to cook. Her best friend Christian Douglas has been the main man in her life since paste was considered a snack, but he's had different plans for his life than climbing the corporate ladder. With a playground proposal and one steamy college night in their past, Tessa is on the quest for her dream job while Christian searches for his dream girl.
After she watches her friend's heart get broken once again, Tessa steps in to introduce him to a coworker who may just be Christian's perfect match. When things get serious between them, however, Tessa isn't quite as elated as she expected to be. In fact, she's been having some very weird--and distracting--feelings she can't quite name. Combining friendship and romance can have messy results. Will Tessa and Christian find a way to rekindle that third grade romance or has their window already closed?
Love Regifted: A Novel
Ava Sullivan thought her biggest problems included a cheating boyfriend, a devious step-sister, and a handful of really horrible clients at work. That is until her mother drops a bombshell that turns Ava’s very identity on its head. Feeling betrayed, Ava questions every relationship in her life, turning to an unlikely new acquaintance to find solace and—ahem—distraction.
Although Ava never suspects that a random meeting with Jay Matthews could become something serious, he’s interested in becoming much more than just a fling. He also knows a lot about regret and what it can do to a family. Jay wants to help Ava make peace with her past and move forward with her life without that same regret. Getting her to follow his advice, however, might take a little help from her friends.
Love Unlisted: A Novel
Grace Shields keeps her hectic life in order with lists. Lots of lists. She keeps track of her boyfriend's Pros and Cons, her favorite Jackie Chan movies, the best places to get a pizza, and even a list of her phobias, of which there are many. Now, as Grace struggles to deal with a career that's getting away from her and the frustration of living with her brother George, the lists are all she can do to cope.
When she meets Colin Kilbourne, a free-spirited musician with a knack for ruffling Grace's feathers, she's immediately attracted to his carefree attitude. Grace knows they'd be a mismatch in every possible way, but his mischievous charm is hard to resist. What's a girl to do when the lists tell you one thing and your heart tells you another?