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Anne Trowbridge Books

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Romance. Humor. Angst. Travel. Baseball. Did I mention angst?

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The Distance Between Us:
A Hidden-Identity Romance

Max and Lily are neighbors, but the distance between them couldn’t be wider. Lily’s a bubbly burst of sunshine who’s stuck in every guy’s friendzone, but Max is stuck in a prison of anxiety born from childhood trauma and a debilitating stutter. When Max’s brother Jake intervenes and presents him with a way to get to know Lily on his own terms, Max is terrified…and thrilled. But how can they ever truly be together if she doesn’t even know who he is?

This story is book 1 in the Cruz Into Love Series.

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The Friendship Divide:
A Friends-to-Lovers Romance

Jake was his brother Max’s helper, champion, confidante, and parent for years. Max’s well-being was his sole focus and his only priority. But now that Max has found his confidence—and the love of his life—where does that leave Jake? Melody, meanwhile, is trying to piece together a new life out of the burning embers of tragedy. What she needs—what they both need—more than anything is a friend. But when feelings and attraction threaten the foundation of what they’ve built together, can they find a way to cross the divide that lies between friendship and something much, much more?

This story is book 2 in the Cruz Into Love Series.

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What Separates Us:
An Enemies-to-Lovers Romance

Mitch walked away from his family a long time ago. He succeeded in protecting his brothers, but he also succeeded in trapping himself in a prison of anger, pain, and a whole lot of loneliness. Claire’s feeling a little isolated too, but she has no one but herself—and her lack of an internal filter—to blame. When Mitch and his anger collide with Claire and her cold slaps of stark truth, can either of them survive the explosiveness that separates them? And would either of them ever want to live without it again?

This story is book 3 in the Cruz Into Love Series.

CURVEBALL: A LOVE STORY

Zach Hiller was an ace pitcher for the New York Yankees until the day he lost everything .  Emma has it all, including a brand-new fiancé, degree, and opportunity to explore every corner of Ireland for a summer. But all it takes is one chance encounter with a mysterious and brooding bartender from Texas to make her start questioning everything she thought she knew about herself. Together they have enough problems to fill an ocean. So why is it impossible to even consider spending the summer apart?​  

 

This story is book 1 in The Curveball Incident Series.​​

Curveball: A Wedding Novella

Zach and Emma are getting married! Everything should be perfect...and then the guests showed up.  Emma’s family can’t accept that she broke her engagement to Jim, and they don’t trust that Zach is going to be a worthy partner, given his past. As if getting ripped apart by half the wedding guests weren’t bad enough, Zach’s got problems of his own, since the baseball world isn’t exactly lining up to welcome him back into the fold. With everyone against them and nothing working according to plan, how can Zach and Emma launch their new lives together? This novella is a follow-up to the book Curveball: A Love Story, where Zach and Emma’s story began.​​

 

This story is book 1.5 in The Curveball Incident Series.

Out of the Park: A Romance

One game, one pitch. That’s all it took to change the course of Tommy Layton’s life forever. One minute he’s a rookie phenom burning it up in the major leagues and contending for Rookie of the Year. A split- second later, he’s on the injured list, deeply depressed, and trying to figure out how he’s going to get back everything he’s lost. Lucy Valente understands all too well because she’s lost everything, too—her parents, her career, her money, and, most of all, her sense of hope. A chance encounter ignites a fire for both of them, but they’re stuck in the lowest valleys of their lives, so the timing couldn’t be worse. How can they find their happily-ever-after when it feels like their happily-right-now

is impossible?

 

This story is book 2 in The Curveball Incident Series.

The Honeymoon:
A Second-Chance Romance

When a panicked Olivia joins an unsuspecting John at the altar, neither one can possibly guess the future that awaits them: A guilty bride, a suspicious groom, an agonizing reception, a breakup at 32,000 feet, nonstop bickering, jealousy, and a meltdown in the airplane bathroom—and the honeymoon’s just getting started! Join them as they explore both Paris and their last nerves on their trainwreck of a honeymoon. Is this trip the worst thing that could have happened to either one of them…or could it lead to something more beautiful than either of them ever imagined? 

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The Bridesmaid:
A Romantic Suspense Story

Julianna’s thirty, single, and ready for an adventure as she heads out on the trip of a lifetime to London, but she doesn’t find adventure; adventure finds her! Julianna meets a sexy and mysterious spy and finds herself in the middle of a terrorist threat, and that’s just on day one. She wanted an escape, but what she stumbles into is more than she possibly could have bargained for…and way more heartache than she ever could have imagined. How can she navigate love, danger, independence, and a rigorous sightseeing itinerary…and still keep her heart intact?

The Honeymoon:
A Second-Chance Romance

When Olivia  and her cold feet join an unsuspecting John at the altar, neither one can possibly guess the future that awaits them: A guilty bride, a suspicious groom, an agonizing reception, a break up at 32,000 feet, nonstop bickering, jealousy, and a meltdown in the airplane bathroom—and the honeymoon’s just getting started!

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The Bridesmaid:
An Insta-Love Romance

Julianna hits the age of 30 and realizes that instead of living her own life, she's turned into a professional bridesmaid for all her bridezilla friends. Anxious for a vacation and an escape from her "have ugly dress, will travel" life, she and her sister fly to London. There she meets a sexy, romantic CIA hottie, finds herself in the middle of a terrorist threat, and has to navigate through the painful fallout from her own lie, all without losing her sense of humor or her sense of self.

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The Distance Between Us:
A Hidden-Identity Romance 
(Cruz Into Love Series, Book 1)

Max and Lily are neighbors, but the distance between them couldn't be wider. Lily's a bubbly burst of sunshine who's stuck in every guy's friendzone, but Max is stuck in a prison of anxiety born from childhood trauma. When Max's brother intervenes and presents him with a way to get to know Lily on his own terms, Max is thrilled. But how can they ever truly be together if she doesn't even know who he is?

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The Friendship Divide: A Friends-to-Lovers Romance
(Cruz Into Love Series, Book 2)

Jake has been his brother Max's helper, champion, and confidante for years. Max's well-being was his sole focus and his only priority. But now that Max has found his confidence--and the love of his life--where does that leave Jake? Melody is picking up the pieces of her life out of the burning embers of tragedy. What they both need more than anything is a friend, but can they find a way to cross the divide that lies between friendship and something much, much more?

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Thrown: A Baseball Romance (The Curveball Incident Series, Book 3)

Zeke had one dream: to pitch for the New York Yankees. That was it. And when a scout shows up, it looks like that dream might finally be within his reach--or is it? Kerry's learned some tough lessons too since the day she angrily ripped into her mother and boarded a bus to anywhere. They both have known a whole lot of disappointment, pain, and regret, but is there more to life than simply surviving? And could being together be the key to finding more happiness than either of them ever dreamed?

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About the Author

Anne Trowbridge lives in New Jersey with her husband, kids, and two dogs. When she’s not reading or writing, she’s working her way through careers like she’s marking off a bingo card, with years spent as a newspaper reporter, book editor, middle school language arts teacher, and now writer. She grew up all over the Midwest and somehow still loves to travel and see new places.

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