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Welcome to Wildwood Forest! This green paradise in Crave County is full of reclusive alpha lumberjacks who are crazy about the curvy women they love. You can expect big grumpy heroes, sassy sunshine heroines, age gaps galore, and enough steam to start a forest fire!
Each book in the Crave County universe can be read as a standalone.
- Crave County Wildwood Forest: Reading Order
- About The Author: Clara King
Crave County Wildwood Forest: Reading Order
Claimed By The Lumberjack: Crave County Wildwood Forest Book 1
Published 31st March 2023
He’s a lumberjack who thinks he’s better off alone…
But a curvy damsel in distress is about to make him question everything.
Loved By The Lumberjack: Crave County Wildwood Forest Book 2
Published 16th April 2023
He’s a reclusive ex-sheriff living in the woods.
She’s a curvy pop star running from a life she never wanted.
Sadie is getting more and more frustrated with the life her parents have forced upon her. grooming her to be a musician since she was a little girl, she has gone on to become a hot pop star known as Eliza Monroe – as her Sadie Brown name wasn’t star quality! Listening to them criticise her performance as she shoots a video wearing a wedding dress. needing to escape the Winthrop Manor she heads into the Wildwood Forest but hears a funny noise before a yell of ‘timber!’.
Whilst most lumberjacks have opted to switch over to power tools to fell trees, Griffin still enjoys the traditional methods including yelling ‘timer!’ as the tree is about to fall. Suddenly hearing a noise he heads over just in time to find a beauty in white, pulling her out of the way with just a bang to her knee. Taking her back to his cabin to check her over he can’t help but fall in love with her.
Having retreated to the forest years previously after stepping down as Sheriff of Crave County, Griffin has closed himself away from life. Surprised by how right it feels to have Saide in his cabin. Escaping reality whilst she rests her knee, Saide is enjoying her time with Griffin, playing the piano in his cabin and exploring the forest. Hiding her true identity from him although sharing details of how possessive and controlling her parents are. As they grow closer Griffin knows that she will have to leave but can’t help hoping that she will stay. Reality knocks at their door after being seen out hiking but will her parents gain control over her again?
Wanted by the Lumberjack: Crave County Wildwood Forest Book 3
Published 30th April 2023
When Melody agrees to marry her wealthy landlord, her brother’s best friend will do anything to stop it.
Returning to Winterdale after college Melody has enjoyed working in the local library. The death of her mom six months ago has had her life swallowed up by debts. Taking on not one but two extra jobs in order to ensure she is able to have a home for her older military brother. Exhausted she has been hiding everything from Aron her brother’s best friend and turned to her landlord to offload her worries, who offered a marriage proposal. Although he is 40 years older than her, been married multiple times but he can take all her money worries away.
Heading into the library to see Melondy, Aron uses the excuse that he has read a book she recommended. the reality is that he just wants to see her – partly to appease her brother and party as he can’t help but look at her in a different light since she came home from college. Seeing her exhausted he wonders what he can do to help her, little does he know that she is working three jobs!
Discovering the truth about the arrangement Melody has with her landlord has Aron kidnapping her back to his cabin in the Wildwood Forest. Drawn together they are each concerned about the wider implications of crossing the line but the heart wants what the heart wants. Declaring that he’ll take care of her and sort out something for her brother’s return has Melody questioning why she never told Aron about her worries before. But before they can explain their new feelings, Carter returns home for a surprise visit.
Rescued by the Lumberjack: Crave County Wildwood Forest Book 4
Published 21st May 2023
Rose’s camping weekend turns wild when a protective lumberjack saves her life.
This ex-soldier knows what he wants, and he’ll do anything to claim the curvy girl he rescued.
After spending many years in the military, Carter has begun to adjust to civilian life. Living in the Wildwood Forest in the cabin his best friend (and brother-in-law) helped build for his return home. Now working as a lumberjack he is heading home for the day when he hears noises close by. Discovering a group of teens having a campout in the forest, seemingly not fazed that one of their group hasn’t returned since getting firewood. Thankfully ‘Rose’ appears and Carter is taken aback by her beauty. Feeling protective of her as her campmates are ‘off’ towards her.
Realising that coming on this camping trip was an error, Rose decides to get an early night. Feeling uncomfortable in her tent as well as the feeling she is being watched. A bear visit in the early hours of the morning has her rescued by a mountain man who takes her back to his cabin. Sharing cocoa and snippets about themselves becomes clear that Carter is someone she knows about through her military father – causing Carter to withdraw from Rose.
Surprised to find that Rose was his military best friend’s daughter, Carter feels conflicted over his feelings for her. Deciding that he can’t bear to be away from her he invites her for dinner which leads to so much more but as her mom discovers their love – will this put an end to their growing love?
About The Author: Clara King
Clara King is a romance writer just trying to live her dream of becoming a full-time author. She writes steamy contemporary romance books featuring grumpy alpha males who are tough on the outside and gooey on the inside. Her heroines are strong, curvy women with smart mouths and sunshine personalities. When she’s not writing she can be found watching comedies, reading books on her trusty Kindle, and eating anything remotely chocolate-based.