Brenda Novak

New York Times Bestselling Author

One Perfect Summer

You are invited!

You’re invited to my Christmas party, where we will also celebrate the release of THE TALK OF COYOTE CANYON!

Tuesday, November 28, 2023 at Ruby’s Books, 724 Sutter Street, Folsom, CA, from 6 – 8 pm. The Bookstream will be there all decked out for Christmas! Tickets are $25 and include an autographed book and a party package.

If you can’t attend in-person, join us for the live video on my Facebook page at 6:00 p.m. PT/9:00 p.m. ET.

One Perfect Summer

The Talk of Coyote Canyon


Ellen Truesdale is The Talk of Coyote Canyon but she’s not here to make friends. She’s here to make trouble.

One Perfect Summer

December's Brenda Novak Boxes are now available for pre-order!

The December box will include an autographed copy of my upcoming release, THE TALK OF COYOTE CANYON, the second book in the Coyote Canyon Trilogy! It will also contain this Coyote Canyon woven blanket, matching socks to keep you warm this winter and a surprise item!

November 28, 2023

The Talk of Coyote Canyon

Coyote Canyon, Book 2

She’s not here to make friends. She’s here to make trouble.

With her piercings, tattoos and spiky blond hair, Ellen Truesdale doesn’t quite fit in with the other folks in Coyote Canyon—and that’s just fine with her. She’s only here to put her father out of business, as payback for abandoning her when she was young.

Or is she more interested in finally proving that she was worth keeping?

Either way, she’s struggling to keep her rival well-drilling company afloat. And being a single woman in a male-dominated field has started to take a toll. So when Hendrix Durrant steps in to help, Ellen has no choice but to let him—even though he happens to be her father’s business partner and therefore her enemy. But the closer she works with him, the more she sees what she’s been missing…in life and love. And once she lets go of her anger long enough to learn the truth about her past, she might just find the family she’s always wanted.

December’s Brenda Novak Book Box will include an autographed copy of THE TALK OF COYOTE CANYON:

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You’re invited to my Christmas party, where we will also celebrate the release of THE TALK OF COYOTE CANYON! Join me at Ruby’s Books (724 Sutter Street, Folsom CA 95630) on Tuesday, November 28th, from 6-8 p.m., and we’ll have Brenda Novak’s Bookstream there decked out for cute pictures. Your party bag includes an autographed and personalized copy of THE TALK OF COYOTE CANYON, a ticket to the Christmas raffles, a big chocolate chip tree cookie that you’ll be able to decorate at the decorating station, a small gift from me and a hot chocolate or coffee drink from Ted. Plus, there will be a fun scavenger hunt where the winner will win a $50 gift card to Ruby’s Books!

If you can’t attend in-person, join us for the live video on my Facebook page at 6:00 p.m. PT/9:00 p.m. ET.




Available April 2, 2024

A summer by the ocean promises new beginnings—until old secrets resurface.

Ismay Chalmers is ready for a relaxing summer reconnecting with her fiancé at his family’s luxurious beachfront cottage. But before Remy can join her, a hurricane bears down on Mariners Island. Alone in the large house, Ismay makes a disturbing discovery in Remy’s childhood closet…

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November’s Brenda Novak Book Box

November’s Brenda Novak Book Box

Get a copy of Debbie Macomber’s new Christmas novella, JACK FROST, in trade paperback. It’ll only be published through Amazon, so it’ll be hard to find in print, making this a fabulous way to get it—especially because it’ll be autographed! It will also contain a beautiful hand carved tree dough bowl, a surprise item and our year four ornament—Brenda Novak’s Bookstream! Isn’t it darling? You’ll also get a ticket to the fourth annual Christmas Party with Debbie Macomber and Brenda Novak, which serves as your ticket to the fun raffles!


October’s Brenda Novak Book Box

October’s Brenda Novak Book Box

This box will include a beautiful, autographed, hardcover of BRIGHT LIGHTS, BIG CHRISTMAS by Mary Kay Andrews with the perfect candle for the upcoming holidays—Chocolate Chip Cookie! It’s made with 100% plant-based coconut-soy wax, phthalate-free, premium fragrance oils, and 100% cotton, lead-free wicks and will have your house smelling divine! Also in this box will be two darling Christmas tree metal cake pans that we will use to make a cookie cakes using our favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe, which will also be included, as well as a surprise item.


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Brenda Novak Book Boxes

These have been a HUGE hit! What’s inside? That’s different every month, but I can tell you this much — they will contain a print copy of the book we are reading for that month (autographed by the author!) or a substitute book of mine (generally one that is hard to find), at least two of my favorite things and a surprise gift that you won’t know about until you receive the box. One random person each month will receive an even “bigger” mystery gift. We will announce the contents for the next box at the first of each month, and you will be able to order it then or the day after (providing they’re not all gone). Payment is due by the 7th of the month. The box ships three weeks later, on the first of the following month. We sell out every month, so grab yours early.

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