Love on Belmont: A Sweet Romance Series

A copy of 'Tea Shop for Two' leaning against a stack of copies. Tagline: She's bold. He's sweet. Add love and stir.

Love on Belmont is my sweet romance series set in Belmont Village, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada.


Across the tracks and up a set of cement stairs from my grandmother's home was Belmont Village, a quaint shopping strip with restaurants, a drug store, a convenience store, and several small businesses. My grandmother, who lived in the Belmont neighbourhood, always bought her lottery tickets at the convenience store and often took me and my sister there to buy us a sugary treat.


I have lots of fond memories of the area, but little did I know my future family was waiting for me...

You see, I didn't know that the Belmont neighbourhood and Belmont Village also held my fate: the most wonderful romance in my life.


When I met my future in-laws maybe 20 years later, we learned we had already met: they ran that small convenience store until the mid-80s. Moreover, their paths had crossed often with those of my mom’s family before I was even a thought.


Happy memories, shared fates, love…


And shopping.


How could Belmont Village not be the perfect place to set a sweet romance series about different couples on different paths to finding love?

Learn About Each Book in the Love on Belmont Series

The Short Story Prequels

Cover of Claire's Tea Shop
Cover of Trick or Tea
Cover of Oh, Christmas Tea

The Novels

Cover of Love on Belmont 1: Tea Shop for Two
Love on Belmont 2 is coming soon

Learn More About Love on Belmont

Oh, What the Fudge: An Age Difference Romance Novel

Lori Wolf-Heffner , October 17, 2023
Age difference romance novels give romance novelists one way to show that sometimes, we really can’t decide who we fall in love with. When I was out in the dating……

Shaking up the Pages: Exploring My World of Dance Fiction

Lori Wolf-Heffner , October 3, 2023
In my world of dance fiction, dance has more uses for storytelling than just “Will I pass this audition? Will I make it?” I love exploring the possibilities. A student……

Setting Books in Belmont Village Kitchener: Between Worlds and Love on Belmont

Lori Wolf-Heffner , September 8, 2023
I’ve spent most of my life in the twin cities of Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario. Both cities have a downtown core, but Kitchener also has a little shopping gem: Belmont Village. It……

Being a Canadian Romance Writer: Avoiding Stereotypes. Most of the Time

Lori Wolf-Heffner , July 31, 2023
When you think of a Canadian romance writer, maybe you envision writers sitting in a log cabin, a story idea in their mind, banging it out…um, typing it out in peaceful tranquility.……

The Nutcracker Ballet in a Sweet Romance Book 

Savina Rueffer , December 6, 2022
[Contains spoilers for Tea Shop for Two, a sweet romance for adults]  What is the first performance that comes to mind when someone mentions ballet? For many, it would be……

Disability in Fiction: Austin, a Character with Epilepsy

Lori Wolf-Heffner , November 18, 2022
Austin Tschirhart, age 16 in 2017, is one of my favourite characters to write. I can kind of live vicariously through him and raise awareness at the same time. In……

Absence Seizures in Children: What’s It Like?

Lori Wolf-Heffner , March 25, 2021
I was diagnosed with absence seizures when I was 11. I’m now in my 40s, and although I’ve never actually asked my parents what they thought when they heard the……

Discovering the Allure of Black Tea

Lori Wolf-Heffner , December 2, 2020
When I tried my first cup of loose-leaf black tea, my first reaction was, “Oh, it tastes like black tea.” Hardly a culinary epiphany of gastronomical proportions. I was disheartened……

Coming Soon: Lori Wolf-Heffner’s Online Store

Lori Wolf-Heffner , October 24, 2020
Just a very quick heads-up: If you live in or are shipping to an address in Canada, you’ll soon be able to order signed books directly from me. I do……

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