Small Town Romance

The McAdams Sisters #2

Peyton McAdams doesn't want a thing to do with Colt Patterson…except she has had a crush on him since they were little. Recently, they also had a nice little romp in the shower together. But Peyton thinks she’s just another notch in Colt’s belt and is determined NOT to fall in love. Love is just a game and it destroys people. She decides to focus solely on the new all natural soap store she’s opening with her sisters and NOT on Colt Patterson.

Colt Patterson is Willow Valley’s hometown hockey hero…or rather fallen hero. He is trying to make sense of his recently ruined life and his attraction to Peyton throws off his plans to wallow in his apartment, drinking away his sorrows. He finds himself drawn to her…and back to Willow Valley.

Can Colt and Peyton keep their fiery attraction to a dull roar and commit to just being friends or will the temptation be too strong to keep them apart?

“Lakeshore Legend” is the second STANDALONEin the “By The Lake” series, about the McAdams sisters, from author Shannyn Leah.






  • Grate the bar of soap. You can use a food grater.
  • Pour 1 oz water over the grated soap.
  • Heat on low in a crock pot or double boiler.
  • Stir frequently to avoid burning.
  • When soap is liquified remove from heat. This could take 20-50 minutes.
  • Add the lilac fragrance and stir.
  • Spoon soap mixture into molds and place in the freezer for up to 60 min. 
  • Pop soap out and you have your own homemade soap lilac soap! 


  • 4 oz soap
  • 1 oz water
  • 1.98 grams Lilac fragrance
  • Silicone mold (designs are fun, hearts, flowers, etc.)



1. Sprinkle lavender at the bottom of the silicone molds and that way they will show up at the top of your finished bath bombs.

2. Whisk together the citric acid and baking soda in a glass bowl.

3. Add the almond oil and essential oils to the mixture as well mix in 2-4 drops of red and blue food coloring.

4. Add a few spritzes of water to moisten the mixture. Make sure not to use too much at once. The mixture should feel like slightly wet sand and should clump in your hand...remember.

5. Use the spoon to transfer to your molds and pack very tightly. Once finished, carefully turn the mold over and pop the bath bombs out. Transfer onto a baking sheet and let dry overnight. 


-1/4 cup powdered citric acid (found in baking section of most grocery stores)

-1/2 cup baking soda

-Approx. 5 drops of pure lavender essential oil

-1/4 tablespoon almond oil

-Blue & Red food coloring (optional)

-Water in a spray bottle

-Large glass bowl

-Silicone molds

-1 tablespoons dried lavender buds(optional)

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