Here are links to all of the stories, vignettes, and Hardy Falls Gazette articles that have appeared in “The News from Hardy Falls” newsletter up to now.  These are all part of the Hardy Falls Extended Universe–the HFEU, if you will.  Events in these stories and articles influence, and are influenced by, events in the books (although you certainly don’t need to read them to understand what’s going on).  The list below is in chronological order and should give you an idea of how things fit into the timeline.




Beware of Author

911 call leads to an unexpected arrest

BELIEVING LOVE  (takes place in June, Year 1)

Buying and Selling With Beecher

Beecher Connections

HANDLING LOVE  (takes place in September, Year 1)

Bigfoot Comes To Hardy Falls

Monster Mashup At Halloween Parade

TRUSTING LOVE  (takes place in October / November, Year 1)

Surprise Winner In Mayoral Race

Holiday Turkey Surprise

Giving Thanks at the Sunnyside Diner

EXPECTING LOVE  (takes place in December, Year 1)




Unexpected Participant Crashes Polar Bear Plunge

Mayor Trueloves Inauguration Is All Wet

Valentine’s Day Surprise Leads To Emergency Room Visit

Sibling Rivalry Explodes At Valentine Day Dance

The Fastnacht Brigade

Pet Store Panic

CHOOSING LOVE  (takes place March/April, Year 2)

STARTING SOMETHING – Sophie and Noah Book 1 (Click here to download)  (takes place April thru July, Year 2)

Former Mayor Throws First Pitch

State Police Called After Mannequin Masquerade

Laying It Out

MARRYING LOVE Coming soon!  (will take place April / May, Year 2)

Community Comes Together To Raise Barn

Fourth of July Celebration Ends With A Bang

Maybe – Maybe Not

Mayor’s Husband Arrested For Drunk and Disorderly Conduct

Town Gathers for Veterans Memorial Rededication

THE GIFT – A “Sophie and Noah” short story (Click HERE to download) (takes place in December, Year 2)