Standing in grief and shock at the grave of her young husband, Claire Avery wonders what she and her young daughters will do now. They live in the church parsonage they need to vacate. She hasn't worked since her marriage twelve years ago. Old issues and complications hinder relationships with her family. Struggling for answers, Claire accepts her brother-in-law's offer to stay at his beach house at Edisto to give her a season to heal and think. But even the peace and beauty of the coastal island bring new problems along with unexpected joys as Claire seeks to find her way.
Charlotte Luce is a complicated woman with more baggage than a Pullman car. Just when she thinks her relationship jinx with men is over, she finds herself running away a second time from the only man she’s ever really loved, Special Agent Nick Greyson. And if that isn’t enough, Nick’s brother Noah just admitted he’s in love with Charlotte, too.
Will Nick and Charlotte be able to mend their broken past and move forward? Or will Noah be the man who finally gives Charlotte her Happily Ever After?
Call Me Charlotte is the story of a young woman searching for her forever, and the empowerment she finds in forgiveness.
Lilith Chambers’ quiet life as a parish midwife shatters when the brother thought responsible for her death discovers she's alive and well. Having been raised in an orphanage, she has few memories of her real parentage or the circumstances of her disappearance from the life she ought to have. As she reorients herself in a new life, she meets the one man she can’t have. Walter Hobbs, Baron Collingwood, is struggling to assume the mantle of his untimely inheritance. Then he meets Lilith Chambers, the long-lost daughter of the 15th Earl of Roddam. He is struck by love at first sight. She is everything he could ever want in a woman, except for two inconveniences: she is illegitimate, and she wants nothing to do with him. This is the love story of Walter and Lilith as they discover themselves through each other.
A Suspenseful and Sensual Love Story! Life changes on a dime. Few understand this painful truth quite like Violet and Dylan, former college sweethearts united by their troubled childhoods.When a gut-wrenching tragedy strikes in their adult years, they're torn apart—their relationship unable to survive the blow. Though they go their separate ways, they remain connected by a meaningful token: a locket, which Dylan bestows upon Violet on a blissful day by a gorgeous beach in Coronado, California—to which he holds the key. This lovelock remains to be their only connection as they struggle to rebuild their lives. Violet, an aspiring actress, grapples with mental illness and ends up stripping for a living. In the meantime, Dylan faces his own challenges while trying to manage his past trauma with an unknown future. They each venture down their own dark path laced with drugs and manipulative, taxing characters. All the while, neither can shake off their longing for the love they once shared and endeared. In spite of life's impediments, can they heal their past and find happiness alone, or together?
From the author of the riveting romantic fiction drama, Passions in Paris: Revelations of a Lost Diary, and the celebrated, 5-star award-winning romantic fiction drama, Willow's Walk, comes the intense romantic drama, The Perils of Autumn.
This page turner, set primarily in the early 1970's, centers on a young Kentucky woman, Autumn Leeves, born in 1946 to Abigail Leeves, an unwed mother who struggles to make ends meet. By 1970, Autumn graduates nursing school and is sent on assignment by the local hospital to care for the terminally-ill wife of middle-aged English equestrian master, Cyril Landon, owner of Landon Lawns Stables, a most successful thoroughbred racing stable located just outside Lexington, Kentucky in a posh community known as The Meadows.
Laina Jorden’s Shakespeare-themed Staten Island bookstore is on the brink of failure. She can barely drag herself out of bed before lunch. She rarely picks up after herself, and she’s lost her belief in fate ever since her childhood sweetheart moved away, leaving her broken-hearted. Any man she meets is quickly kicked to the curb; they can’t compare to Jared.But when Laina’s zany roommate forces her to attend his cousin’s wedding, she finds herself walking down the aisle as an emergency bridesmaid in a dress meant for a woman nine months pregnant. Even after drinking too much and setting her dress on fire, Laina manages to catch Mason’s eye. But a few months later, while she’s meeting his family in the Bahamas, Laina realizes that Mason’s stepbrother, JP, is none other than her old flame Jared. Is it too late to untangle the web she’s twisted in? Determined to find true happiness, Laina must uncover secrets and balance friendship against love as she fights to regain her destiny.
Searing sequel to award-winning Eden’s Fall, Winter’s Thaw by author CC Cedras, with KR Brorman and contributor SA Young, launches readers into the treacherous underworld of the illegal arms trade.The global arms trade is valued at $60 billion a year – this is only what we know about. Candace Fisher is ...A rising star at Rosen Weitz Trying to put feelings awakened in Istanbul behind her, breaks one of her cardinal rules and begins an ill-fated office romance, whileUnmasking an illegal arms dealer supplying weapons to the world’s worst actors.Candace discovers that her mentor and client, Wallace Henneby, is unwittingly entering into a criminal enterprise.
When Dora d'Arc moves to Transtopia to be close to the incarcerated Caellum, she doesn't expect to be under the thumb of Imperial Governor Charles Scholtz, and certainly doesn't want to marry his son, Rolf. But she does harbor the absurd hope that she can save Caellum's life.
The Imperial Governor wrestles with worries about dangers that lurk in the Zone of Destruction, demands from his off-world reptilian handler, approaching famine, and the urgency to inject the restless population with docility-inducing nanites.
Dora holds a secret meeting with citizens and weds Rolf Scholtz. Meanwhile, Caellum escapes prison, a van loaded with vials of nanites appears at a local school to inject the children, and a stranger approaches from the ZD.
Through it all, Dora seeks counsel from Adair, descendent of ancient Druids and designer of the curious etched glass symbol, the Triskelion.
From the award-winning author of Storm at Keizer Manor Emma's life changes the day Ruben Templeton walks in and asks her out on a date. Over dinner, Ruben's undivided attention flatters her and she's a little disappointed when his best friend, Jesse Kimball, joins them. Accustomed to a quiet life, insecure 27 year-old Emma is hesitant but excited when Jesse calls the next day, to invite her to his birthday party. It doesn't take long for Jesse to sweep her off her feet and when Emma receives devastating news, Jesse asks her to marry him. From the moment she agrees, their relationship starts to deteriorate. Hurt and confused, Emma turns to Ruben for advice. Ruben suggests the young couple to give each other space for several weeks. Weeks Emma can use to help him locate his younger brother Axel, who has gone missing. Emma agrees, and soon finds herself on a road trip across the country. Will Emma and Jesse's temporary separation clear the distance between them, or will she find love in the arms of another man?
This book tells a bazaar story of romance scamming, deceit, lies, betrayal, and theft that takes place every day around the world through the medium of the internet. This book is mostly composed of emails with dates and “times” from the beginning of the story to the end.
This romance story came out of the clouds when all the necessary conditions were placed for a scam to work & happened in the internet. The romantic fraud happened spontaneously. When it was found that the parties could not meet, a request was made to have the money returned ($710.00), but there was no answer from Vicky, and eventually she terminated her email address, and could not be reached.
The Adventure and Romance of America, her people, her spirit and the West.
Fourth novel of thirty-three books of the Threads West, An American Saga series--compared by reviewers, authors and readers to Lonesome Dove, Centennial, Louis L'Amour (with steam) and called by some the "Gone with the Wind of the West" and applauded by others as "rings true and poignant, as authentic and moving as Dances with Wolves". This multiple #1 bestselling series--winner of fifteen National Awards, (including Best Historical Fiction, Best Romance, and Best Western)--bursts with the adventure, romance and promise of historical America set in the West.
The epic saga of Threads West begins in 1854 with Book One. We meet the first of five richly-textured, complex generations of unforgettable characters. The separate lives of these driven men and independent women are drawn to a common destiny that beckons seductively from the wild and remote flanks of the American West.
Heroine may cause a man to feel invincible. Cocaine may make a man feel like he can run past the speed of light. Ecstasy may make a man feel like every nerve in his body is coming alive. Still, no matter how potent those substances may be, it's a fact, love is the most potent drug of all. This fact is especially true when Juan awakens from a two-month coma, unsure of what his life had been. The only time he feels he is close to the truth is in the presence of women with specific characteristics. This shaky memory causes Juan to become the DEA's secret weapon. Once recovered, he is quickly sent on a mission to become a honeypot for the battered, abused wives of Narcos elites.
Mackenzie “Kiki” Forbes finds herself in a pickle. Either become her snarky sister’s nanny, or move halfway across the country to work as assistant-to-the-stylist of a country music star. Neither job sounds ideal, although bedazzling cowboy boots may be a hell of a lot more interesting than ironing her brother-in-law’s underwear. But life on the road as the errand coffee girl for a sold-out tour leaves much to be desired. That is, until Kiki meets her sinfully sexy new boss’s boss…Tatum Reed’s career is flying high. He’s up for country music’s Entertainer of the Year and he’s headed out on a nationwide sold-out tour.
When Eastern aristocrat True Tucker left her lush way of life in Charlotte to travel to the untamed western town of Rimrock to spend the winter with her sisters, she never imagined where the trip would lead. Events beyond her control force her to find refuge in a small mountain cabin with a devilishly handsome man and his young daughter. She knows her life is about to change forever when her feelings for him make her forget she is promised to another man. After a few nights in his strong arms, True suddenly questions where she belongs.
Kendrick raised his voice. "A high school teacher! Benita, my fears would not be assuaged if you provided the most prominent literary agent in the business during your absence. A high school teacheris supposed to make me feel better?"
Benita Sotolongo's planned summer escape to her aunt's historical Adirondack inn could be the disaster the staff at her Miami-based Soto Literary Agency had predicted. Part romance, part mystery, Secluded Summer at Hidden Havens is a rom com, coming of age YA novella (Secret Trust) within a novel.
Angel del Corazon, a single mother, has a good life with her teenage daughter, Faith, on shell-encrusted Sanibel Island, even if it’s based upon a lie. Angel’s sacrifices and hard work will soon pay off when Faith sails off to college, hopefully changing the bedeviled family pattern of loss and longing. When Faith falls for an abusive man with strong beliefs, unknowingly repeating her mother’s mistakes, Angel questions her decision to hide the past. To win back her daughter’s trust, she must divulge her secrets, and in the process, open her heart or risk losing the man she loves. Along the way, the Sea Goddess Yemaya, as well as the Victorian shell craft of Sailors’ Valentines, bring healing for old wounds and hope for the future.