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.
He knew he didn’t deserve her, didn’t fit in her world. But the moment he laid eyes on her, he knew she was his...Rocco Moretti had a rough start in life. Abused by his parents and abandoned when he was six years old, he’s spent his life trying to prove his worth. After barely getting out alive while deployed in Afghanistan, he’s settled into civilian life—for the most part. He’s convinced himself being a devoted brother, uncle, and associate at Dixon-Shaw Security is all he deserves.Hannah Hailey has been professionally unfulfilled at her mother’s successful event planning firm for far too long. Bullied into a relationship with a man her mother considers suitable, Hannah is miserable.
It is a magnificent summer day as Albert, a young sailor, and Glenda, his wife-to-be, prepare to marry in front of an audience of family and friends. But when Glenda suddenly collapses and dies before they can say their vows, Albert is left devastated. He has just lost the love of his life. For months, Albert grieves the death of his beloved. While praying and telling Glenda how much he misses her, he hears love whispers and sees other signs from beyond that he hopes is her spirit communicating with him. Often at his side as a kind and compassionate friend is Brenda Crimson, Glenda's maid-of-honor and best friend who is also hearing love whispers from beyond.
As Albert and Brenda find comfort in mourning together, they eventually fall in love. But their relationship is not without challenges as distance, work pressures, and a stalker threaten to change everything once again. In this tale of love lost and love gained, a widowed young sailor falls in love with his former bride-to-be's best friend as they search for comfort in each other's arms and the happily-ever-after they both deserve.
Kate Wilson hates to admit it, but she's unhappy and can't figure out why. Fearful of flying yet determined to find a reason for her unhappiness, she boards a flight headed for her Washington hometown.
Inn of the Woods owner and pilot, Oxnard Swanson struggles with accepting his multiple sclerosis diagnosis, realizing his dreams of marriage and a family might be over. Determined, he bides his time managing the inn, piloting his Cessna, and training his rescue dog Bayou.
Sparks quickly fly between Oxnard and Kate, when a snow storm forces her to find refuge at the Inn of the Woods. Maggie, a wise guest, suggest the couple step outside, where the magic of the snow offers answers to their search for happiness and a second chance at love.
Kate and Oxnard find love is like a snowflake, a unique and beautiful reminder of life's continuation, as each snowflake melts into the eternal hope of spring.
A second chance at her stolen future. A first chance at love. A long-held secret that could destroy it all...
England, 1800. Lady Catherine Claverton shed no tears over the death of her cruel father. Banished from his household for her crippled leg, it shocks the young woman to discover he'd deprived her of her late mother's title of Countess. Determined to take back her rightful place, she need only find a husband and bear a son.
Convinced none could ignore her disfigurement and truly cherish her, she proposes a marriage of convenience to the charming and cryptic Captain Avebury. Despite her budding feelings for the naval officer, she's petrified her own tawdry past could rip everything apart. And when she conceives, Lady Catherine fears her skeletons will spell exile for her and the unborn child...
Promises are like castles made of sand...Kayla believed Zach was the man to repair her heart and her family. Zach believed Kayla was the woman to repair his soul. But Zach’s secrets are too big, his guilt too heavy, for him to keep his promises. He needs to get out now before he causes Kayla more heartache than the young widow has already endured. There’s nothing like a crisis to bring two people together, and suddenly, the idyllic island off the Mid-Atlantic coast has those in spades. A serial killer has found his way into paradise, bringing Zach’s former life close to home, and Kayla is facing a health scare that is every woman’s worse nightmare. Will the tragedies they face pull them apart or bring them closer to fulfilling their promises to each other?
Not all scars can be healed with a kiss. Sebastian Lancaster, Earl of Roddam, harbors a family secret so dark he has forsaken marriage to hide the past. When fate introduces him to Lizbeth, he believes he has met his perfect match—a woman with whom he can share passion without commitment. Lizbeth Trethow risks everything to follow her heart until Sebastian’s past returns to haunt them. Desperate to hide the blood on his hands, he sabotages their happiness. Everything depends on Lizbeth unraveling the truth and turning this villain into a hero. This is the love story of Lizbeth and Sebastian as they battle metaphoric ghosts born of murder and enlightenment to be together.
Young Eric Boulanger attempts to save the economy of his depressed Vermont town with a contest that offers a free wedding. But when winner Ryan Toscano, who has lost her fiancé to the priesthood, is urged by her hilarious Jewish grandmother to find a replacement in time for the gala, a web of deception forces three millennials and an entire town to re-examine their notions of faith and death, love and acceptance. Winner of the American Fiction Book Award for Religious Fiction and told with humor and pathos by the award-winning author of THIEVES NEVER STEAL IN THE RAIN.
Fat, frumpy, forty-year-old physician seeks handsome, smart, Shakespear aficionado.Hmm. Hardly the dating website bio to woo a husband, but Dr. Sheri Morris is determined to find true love before her biological clock ticks out. Enter nerdy, unibrowed Greg Palmer, who decides to practice his rusty dating skills on the dowdy doctor before pursuing a serious wife contender. The unpromising duo forms an accountability pact called "Operation Soulmate", where they agree to mentor each other as "friends only", while they shape up and seek out perfect spouses. Greg agrees to lose his outdated haircut and ghastly unibrow, while Sheri commits to losing thirty pounds and toning down her hair. Four months into their grueling transformation, Greg meets the woman of his dreams online. That's when Sheri realizes she's fallen in love with Greg. What now? Make him jealous or seek out someone new? Will Sheri and Greg discover their true soulmate before it is too late? The course of true love never did run smooth ... William Shakespeare
JJ loved her position as concierge at the new hotel in Chicago, until her biological father shows up. He demands that she move to New York to rejoin the family and his business. JJ had tried to find her birth mother long ago, but found she was dead in what was an unsolved murder. She also did research on her father and he wasn’t the kind of person she wanted to be connected with. Her father had left one of his employees, Marco, there to make sure JJ does as she was told and is expected to comply, uprooting her life to move. JJ wasn’t sure she liked the idea of a shadow, but he was better than her father. Deciding not to obey on joining “the family”, she was going disappear instead. To do so, she would need help. JJ had trusted Michaella once before, so gave her a call.
When a strange Nerei carries an unconscious and badly injured Bas in from the Aegean Sea, Nik knows she must get him to an island in the Atlantic where a hidden spring of healing water will restore her Nerei (merman) lover.
At the same time, her adoptive father is dying from a boating accident in her home town of Tarpon Springs, and he’s asking for her. While battling a strange illness which antibiotics won’t cure, Nik must figure out a way to save Bas and get home to help her father. When Bas follows Nik to Florida, he is forced to keep his distance from her.
He has already escaped one death sentence for having a relationship with a human and he can’t risk another one. Still, he’s furious when Nik turns to her old friend, a mage Bas dislikes, to help her unravel the hidden truth behind her father’s accident.
Having divorced her abusive husband, Kate and her young daughter Emma set out to find a house of their own. Despite her realtor's insinuations that the old Victorian they have found is possibly haunted, Kate moves in. When she meets the handsome ghost she begins to remember what it felt like to be in love. Follow Kate as she sorts out her feelings, raises her daughter,tries her hand at dating, and finds out that life has some surprises in store for her. Until one day she sees a horrifying silhouette at the door.
Shattered Moon is based on a true story. The book explores the heights of an unexpected romance, the lows of despair and the terrors of violent abuse. The purpose of the book is to show you are not going crazy, you are not alone and that there is hope on the other side of pain.
An Oxford graduate, lawyer, dependable mother, Maddy has been living a secluded life since her teenage son run away from home three years ago. Her grief for his loss and her sense of guilt have been plaguing her ever since. When her daughter leaves for university, and her estranged husband announces he is moving abroad, she finds herself without purpose.
At 42 she decides it is now time to start living again and accepts her friend’s offer to go away on holiday to Sri Lanka. On the exotic island, she encounters an enticing young man who showers her with unexpected attention. She is swept off her feet by the intensity of his feelings and the effect he has on her. The connection with him is so deep, so sudden and so powerful that she decides to leave her empty life behind and embark on an exciting new adventure.
While on a dangerous sweep through Chinatown, Paul, a San Francisco cop, flashes back to his days in Vietnam after a bullet rings against the tattered brick walls of a known gang hideout. The sound of choppers is deafening while men are screaming death’s agony. Fresh blood trickles slowly across the sidewalk and an innocent girl’s life fades from reality. Three thousand miles away Paul’s soulmate Victoria has the feeling that something has gone terribly wrong and waits nervously by her computer for word that he is safe. Tears fall silently down Victoria’s cheeks because the man she loves never logs-on and her stomach cringes with fear.
Every year Sahara and her friends go to spend a weekend at the river. This year, the trip would bring her a respite from dealing with her father’s terminal illness. When she meets Brett, her entire outlook on life changes in an instant. But is she ready to discover his deepest secret?
Welcome to Hamilton, England, a village knowing and living by peace and justice under the fair and loving rule of their beloved King Stephen. This is a reign that will come to be threatened by evil and deceit from an insane tyrant. The year is 1422. A prince to the throne and a commoner in the countryside are born not only on the same night but also at the same time. Their lives are intertwined not only by destiny but also by a queen’s love. She is a queen that will be forced to try and free the good townsfolk of Hamilton from a reign of injustice and perversion. Will an act of valor alone overcome wickedness, or will evil be vanquished by a true love that’s honored? Don your armor of faith, along with taking up arms with weapons of truth and undying love. Join the battle for virtues and righteousness. Uphold your honor.
Kayla is an ambitious seventeen-year-old who is content to deliver "real-talk" to her boy-crazy best friend, Breeana, while running the high school’s environmentalist club. She has no time or desire for boys, viewing even a crush as an unwanted commitment. Until Russell Mancini joins Beach Cleanup Day. Kayla learns that she’s a sucker for love just like her peers. Their relationship seems perfect, but fate conspires against the pair. Kayla’s dreams are shattered when she becomes pregnant. Struggling to make ends meet, Russell makes a decision that threatens to destroy their relationship, irrevocably steering his course away from Kayla and their daughter. Kayla finds herself pitted in a conflict she would never have expected. As Russell’s fate presents him with a seven-year incarceration sentence, Kayla must pick up the pieces and stay firm in her marriage. Dreaming of the day her daughter will have a father once again. Will Kayla and Russell untangle the knot that was once their love? Or will temptations and inner demons succeed in moving them further apart?
Bronwyn Trotter's "The Trappers Promise" is a hard hitting Novel set in the wilds of the Rockies: where only the toughest of women can surive.
‘Born on a mountain in the Rockies where wolves are hunted for their valuable skins, Sarah Cole has to contend with trapping wolves and nineteen trappers. Four of whom have made a promise to her father to look out for her if he should be killed.
When her father dies during a card game, she loses her winter home Mountain View Lodge and is thrust into the care of the trappers.
Finding that men are now looking at her more as a woman than a trapper, Sarah finds battling vicious wolves is far easier than dealing with them and a wealthy rancher Major Hardy trying to stop her from becoming friendly with his son Frank. Major Hardy’s idea of a wife for Frank is Millicent Crawley, daughter of the general store owner.
Sarah will do what she has to, even if it means using the wolves to get her son, stolen from her by his grandfather, back to her.'
Centuries ago, the Faerie Realm was decimated by a vile and corrupt spell. To survive, the different faerie races—led by the Fae—escaped to the Human Realm where they’ve lived ever since.
As the Fae Patriarch of Boston’s criminal underworld, Aohdan Collins enjoys his playboy lifestyle while he works from the shadows to expand his growing empire, until one night when he shares a shot of whiskey with the lovely Seireadan Moore…
A Fae Seer, Seireadan is haunted by a vision of the Fae responsible for destroying Faerie and murdering her family. Common sense tells her to stay away from Aohdan, but his magnetism and charm are irresistible.
When engineer Avery McAndrews is offered a last-minute assignment to the rough and tumble border town of Zapata, Texas, she doesn’t think twice. Used to pushing past stereotypes, she’s sure this project will earn the long-awaited promotion.
Instead, she’s thrown in the crossfire between warring drug cartels and soon discovers that her captor, Javier Ramos, is more than just a power hungry drug lord. He’s crazy.
As lead attorney for the cartel, it’s Alejandro DeLeon’s job to manage Javier. But this time, Javier’s cruelty reaches epic proportions, and Alejandro finds himself wanting to risk everything to save Avery.
Running for their lives with Mexico’s underworld at their heels, Avery and Alejandro discover unintended and intensifying emotions, feelings neither sought and neither seem prepared to control...