Elizabeth was trapped in a tangle of postpartum depression and grief after the death of her beloved parents and she couldn’t quite see the way back to her husband and their two beautiful kids…until a car accident stole away her memories and changed her life.
And when she finally remembered the sound of little Cassie’s laugh, the baby powder smell of Bridger, or the feel of her husband’s hand in hers, Elizabeth worried that they’d moved on without her. That she’d missed too much. That perhaps she wasn’t the right mother for her kids or wife for Luke, no matter how much she loved them.
Charles McIntyre’s dark past is dead and buried. Now, he is a peaceable man striving to serve God, love his new wife, and bring respectable industries to the once lawless town of Defiance. When his nemesis threatens everything Charles cares about, though, will he give the fight to the Lord, or unchain his demons? The choice is clear because no one is going to hurt his family. No one.
Hope Clark comes to Defiance intent on proving a woman can be as fine a doctor as any man. To accomplish the task, however, she’ll have to keep her medical background a secret for a bit. When her lies force some ugly choices between life and death, love and loneliness, will hiding the truth be worth the sacrifices?
When a certified letter from England and an invitation to attend a special night class at the Witches Academy of Sorcery came on the same day, waitress Eden Aubrielle discovers her humdrum life might get a little more exciting.
A waitress attending night school at the academy discovers, along with the gift of magic, she has royal blood flowing through her veins. America’s latest foodie channel sweetheart is a real charmer, who discovers not all the magic happens in the kitchen. Clair struggles with taking control of her magical powers until she meets a guy who really needs her help. A beautiful witch, empowered with the gift of creating strong magic spells since childhood, now refuses to use them––until her friend’s murder changes everything…
Alice is fast approaching her one hundredth birthday and she is dying. Her strange, graphic dreams of ghostly figures trying to pull her into a tunnel of blinding light are becoming more and more vivid and terrifying. Alice knows she only has a short time left and is desperate to unburden herself of a dark secret, one she has lived with for eighty years.
Jessica, a journalist, is her great granddaughter and a mirror image of a young Alice. They share dreadful luck in the types of men that come into their lives. Alice decides to share her terrible secret with Jessica and sends her to the attic to retrieve a set of handwritten notebooks detailing her young life during the late 1930s. Following the death of her invalid mother and her father’s decline into depression and alcoholism, she is forced, at 18 to take control of the farm…
London 1609: Elspet Leviston has always managed her father’s lace business and expects to continue in his footsteps. So when her hot-headed cousin Zachary Deane appears from nowhere, his arrival in her life is like an earthquake.
Zachary is not who he seems, and has no love at all for Leviston’s Lace. When her father dies unexpectedly, Elspet is horrified to find her inheritance is tied to her cousin’s. But by now, her father has sent Zachary on a Grand Tour,and he is in Spain. Determined to regain her rightful inheritance, she goes to Seville in search of him. Zachary is in training at the sword school of the charismatic Senor Alvarez, and here, in the searing heat and dust of Spain, Elspet’s real journey begins. A journey that throws her into one of the most turbulent moments of Spain’s history, and leads her to question everything she has ever known about her country, her faith and herself.
Lila knows life is not easy. As a young teenager, she survived her parents’ divorce and curbed her rebellious, angry ways. Things were almost looking up. Her mother has gotten that fairy tale love, but now she is dragging her feet about wedding details. And Lila’s father has moved on with his life and is pushing Lila away.
Now as she starts a new journey, Lila has to face leaving her suddenly distant boyfriend behind as she goes away to college. Heartbroken, she gets swept up in the freedom college life brings. But when she is distracted by Grant, a guy whose calmness soothes her and intensity makes her question all she thought she knew about love, she learns that life is not about to get any simpler.
Only one man ever penetrated Delphi Dersingham’s obsession with the ancient world, and he abandoned her. She tells herself she doesn’t need anything else. Until the morning she is seized and ruthlessly kissed on the steps of Trajan’s Column.
Astonished to see the love of his life in Rome, Adam, Duke of Kilsyth, claims the kiss he’s been longing for. Under suspicion of being a Jacobite like his father, Adam is threatened with the ruin of everything he has worked for since the death of his father at Culloden. How can he drag Delphi into the mess his life has become? Except, by that impulsive kiss, he does…
What’s going to happen to six-year-old Hunter? His parents are dead, and his grandmother is dying. He’s left with a family legacy of addiction, depression, and suicide. Hunter’s mother, Odette, wanted the husband she left for another man, to raise him, but Nico, alcoholic, depressed, and full of rage, wants no part of the child. He cannot accept that Odette, his wife and songwriting partner, left him.
During their senior year of high school, the beautiful, multiracial Odette, with an incredible voice and stage presence, joined Nico’s band. Five hard years of trying to “make it” finally paid off, but their inexperience cost them their independence, financial stability, and vultures wanting a piece of their songs, the only thing Nico, a talented guitarist, has left. Once famous, the husband and wife’s life, with their shared love of music, lay shattered…
Some cowboys aren’t cut out to be Prince Charming–and Claire Kowalski knows that better than anyone. She gave her heart to Ford Jarvis two years ago, yet that didn’t keep him from disappearing into the sunset. Now that he’s back in Big Verde, Texas, she’s determined not to make the same mistake twice. But the ruggedly sexy cowboy still knows how to push all her buttons, and avoiding him is nearly impossible when she needs his help.
Ford didn’t plan on returning home–ever–but when he hears that the Kowalski ranch is in trouble, he hightails it back to town. He’s not eager to be reminded of the life he can never have, but his time in Big Verde is only temporary. He’ll stay long enough to get the ranch up and running, then hit the road again…
Widowed by the Civil War, Ruth Grant insists on accompanying her grieving mother-in-law Noemie back to her roots in the beautiful but isolated foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. This escape to a place barely touched by war will prove to be anything but peaceful for the two strong-willed women.
Montgomery Boaze is the wealthiest farmer in the upstate. He also happens to be a handsome widower. When distant relative Noemie returns home and butts heads with a mutual enemy, Montgomery appoints himself her and Ruth’s protector. Not such a difficult task since he adores his kin…and finds the beautiful, young widow bewitching. Together, the three will become entangled in a battle over land, loyalty, and love that has nothing to do with North versus South.
If Darrell Dean wants to inherit half of the Silver Queen mine, he needs to marry. Though he doesn’t even like the girl, he agrees to marry the local saloon owner’s daughter. He doesn’t expect the surprise that he receives when a woman interrupts the wedding.
If Willa VanDurring wants to escape the danger stalking her, she needs a new name and a somewhere far away to go. At her guardian’s urging, she agrees to marry Darrell Dean by proxy and then immediately leaves to join him in Colorado. She doesn’t expect to interrupt his wedding when she arrives. Can a man who didn’t agree to marry the proxy bride and a woman pursued by murderers make a life together? What happens when the danger finds her? In a town with no law, how will she survive?
Since becoming a widow, these questions have plagued Sandra Tolbrook to the point where she feels completely lost without her soul mate. After an ankle injury forces her to sell the family home, her three children convince her to move into Summerset Resort, a retirement village for over-50’s. With a tennis court, swimming pool and cinema, the resort had sounded so perfect when she signed on the dotted line. But now, she’s not so sure …
Damien Kensington is Summerset Resort’s most eligible bachelor, according to some of the other retirees nearby. It doesn’t sit well with him, given the past he’s not proud of, the past he tries to keep hidden – but good-naturedly, he takes the title in his stride. It’s not until he meets the new widow two streets away that he realises something has been missing from his life…
She wasn’t looking for love, but one day with the right person might change everything.
Aspiring photographer Piper Kell has zero time for love. She’s determined to become a success by working long hours and putting up with the unreasonable demands of her diva boss.
When a spontaneous meeting with knock-your-socks-off handsome and charismatic Noah Romeo morphs into the perfect day, Piper soon realizes that her career is not enough. She wants more…
Finding love is never easy for a single mother listing herself as a mail order bride. But it is necessary. Eliza Buell has just given birth to her second child. Now a single mother after the death of her husband, she finds herself alone and desperate for a way to help her children survive the coming winter. With no other option, Eliza opts to become a mail order bride.
Arthur Wells is eager to prove his merit in the west, especially when his promotion is stifled solely because he is not married. And there is no better way to get a wife from the mail order bride catalogue. When Eliza arrives out west and meets Arthur, Arthur is shocked to see that Eliza already has children. A pure miscommunication has turned to accusation of lies… and regret…
Sophia Giannakos will settle for nothing less than the rare love her parents share. At a tender and impressionable age, she has found her soul mate in Dean, the boy she has known her whole life — until secrets and deceptions pull them apart. No stranger to heartache, Anastacia, Sophia’s mother, attempts to comfort her, without revealing ugly family truths that could haunt her daughter’s future.
In the year 1956, Anastacia, a former NYU student, finds herself in the challenging role of a single parent. Left with emotional wounds from a bad marriage, she is reluctant to trust and resists her growing feelings for Alexandros, an old acquaintance. But his persistence and unconditional love for Ana and her child is eventually rewarded and his love is returned. In a misguided, but well-intentioned effort to protect the ones they love, both Ana and Alex keep secrets — ones that could threaten the delicate balance of their family…
Contains the first FOUR books in the Amish Matchmaker Series:
1. Matched Pair: Do opposites attract?
2. Matched Pair: A little competition can be fun; too much can cause friction.
3. Practice Match: Is a marriage of convenience the right thing for widowed Libby Bontrager, or will someone else rescue her from having to marry?
4. Perfect Match: Cassie is back and full of surprises!
After the only woman Joe Wyatt ever loved marries another, the Montana rancher swears off romance. He’s done playing the game. Only problem? He needs a wife, and kids he can pass the Paradise Valley cattle ranch to. So Joe takes the same no-nonsense approach to marriage as he does to running his family’s business…he places an online ad for a mail-order bride. The ad is a lot like Joe, straight-forward and to-the-point: Wife Wanted.
When Sophie Correia is left at the altar after her groom runs off with her maid of honor, she wants to get as far away from California and her dairy farming family as possible. Sophie doesn’t need hearts and flowers, but she’s fed up with men who can’t commit. And at thirty, she’s more than ready to start a family…
Emily Wilson lost her husband, Jeff, to cancer two years ago and still misses him more than anything. For the first year, she’d continued to pay his cell phone bill and would call his number late at night just to hear his voice on the outgoing message. But on the advice of her therapist, Emily ultimately canceled the cell account and got rid of everything with his number on it, even deleting it from her own contacts.
During a bout of spring cleaning two years after his passing, she finds one of Jeff’s business cards and there on the back, was his cell number. She tried not to call it, even tossed it in the trash, retrieving it again later. Eventually, she gives in, hoping the outgoing message might still be there. When a man answers who sounds suspiciously like her husband, she begins to think Jeff never died at all.
Wounded cavalry soldier Joel Chapman is struggling to find his place in the world of able-bodied men when he meets pregnant and unwed Angela Fairbanks.
The daughter of a cold and ruthless cattle baron, she is terrified her father will disown her when he learns of the baby. Joel, touched by Angela’s plight, brashly offers to pose as her husband for one day and then abandon her, thus restoring her honor.
But true love often only needs an instant to blossom…
Being a bridesmaid at her best friend’s wedding in the sleepy town of Mule Hollow Texas is the perfect place for Amber Rivers to lay low to avoid a stalker hot on her heels back in Houston. She loves her job and her city life and isn’t looking to stay long in the country-but she’s blindsided by her attraction to the self-assured rancher, Chase Hartley…
Chase agrees to watch over socialite Amber while his partner heads off on his honeymoon but despite the high voltage sparks lighting up between them he has no intention of getting any closer to Amber than necessary to keep her safe. But he soon realizes there’s a whole lot more to Amber than he first assumed and keeping his distance is becoming harder with every passing moment they’re together…
Scottish-born hockey player Ian Campbell is so much more than a professional athlete and he has the birthright to prove it. But all he cares about is the next championship. Not his law degree and not the weight of the family legacy waiting for him back home; but time is running out on the deal he made with his grandfather. While home for the summer, a gorgeous American stumbles into the local pub and provides him the perfect distraction.
Photojournalist Everly Adamson finds herself in Scotland on the business trip of a lifetime. A past mired in secrets and betrayal fades away when she’s behind the lens of her camera; nothing and no one can take that feeling away. Even though a handsome, professional athlete moonlighting as her knight in shining armor is trying to distract her— and she can’t seem to stay away.
As a legacy of hatred erupts in a shattering moment of violence, a dying mother entrusts her newborn daughter to a caring stranger…. Now, twenty-five years later, Catherine Fane has come home to Camarune, Kentucky, to bury the woman who’d raised her, bringing a blood feud to its searing conclusion.
At the cabin in the woods where she was born, Catherine is drawn to the ravaged town and its violent past. But her arrival has not gone unnoticed. A stranger is watching from the woods, a shattered old man is witnessing the impossible and Sheriff Luke DePriest’s only thoughts are to keep Catherine safe from the sleeping past she has unwittingly awoken…
Detective John O’Sullivan needs to find out if the murder was a one-off, or if the killer plans to work his way through a whole deck of cards. The plot thickens as his team from An Garda Síochána discovers more unsolved murders with the same modus operandi—all over the world.
Amber Reed stumbles into the middle of this mess after learning her teenage daughter is a key-player in the Dublin murder case. Determined to do the right thing, the two offer to help John, even though that puts their own lives in danger. Pressed by time and duty, John has to protect them and crack the case before more bodies pile up on his watch.
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Anna is distraught when her beloved mother, Ines, passes away. She inherits a box of papers, handwritten in Italian and yellowed with age, and a tantalising promise that the truth about what happened during the war lies within.
The diaries lead Anna to the small village of Rofelle, where she slowly starts to heal as she explores sun-kissed olive groves, and pieces together her mother’s past: happy days spent herding sheep across Tuscan meadows cruelly interrupted when World War Two erupted and the Nazis arrived; fleeing her home to join the Resistenza; and risking everything to protect an injured British soldier who captured her heart. But Anna is no closer to learning the truth: what sent Ines running from her adored homeland?
Amelia is a caring girl who wants to work as a nurse. An unexpected fire in the new ranch in town, calls for her help. Nursing back to health the stoic rancher might be challenging at first, but Amelia is determined to help him find his memory again. She slowly falls for him and she can see how much he wants to become a better man. How will she stay by his side when his world seems to fall apart?
Jonathan is a distant rancher who has suffered a lot. Having to deal with his memory loss and burn scars, he feels out of place and time. His heart always beats faster when Amelia is around him and he cannot resist her determination to help him stand on his own feet again. A sudden turn of events though will jog his memory until he remembers that no one is safe in this town especially Amelia. How can he settle the score with the man who’s been chasing him without putting the woman he loves in harm’s way?
Success. Willpower. Ruthless negotiations. Those are three things that have defined my name – Ryker Winchester. It’s what I’m good at. I’ve built my reputation on Wall Street as someone who is always prepared for everything, is always ahead of the game.
I was completely unprepared for Heather. She’s everything I never knew I wanted. She challenges me and melts under my touch. She’s a feisty single mom, and I can’t get enough of her. The way she gives in to me is intoxicating, but I need more than hot nights and sexy dates. When she introduces me to her daughter, something shifts inside me. No one has ever played me for a fool like that kid can do with a single dimpled grin. I want to keep them both. I want them to be mine to love and to protect.
The Garlucci Family is reunited as they prepare to celebrate Christmas in historic Savannah, Georgia. Carlita is thrilled to have all of her children and grandchildren with her once again.
Pete treats Carlita and her family to a special surprise when he invites them to join him on board The Flying Gunner for the Merry Bay Christmas boat parade. There is dinner and dancing, and even Santa is on hand for the children. Carlita’s oldest son brings his wife and new baby, along with Brittney’s bodyguards, courtesy of her father, who happens to be a NY mob boss. The festive event takes a sudden turn when someone goes missing…
Kilby Catfish left-fielder Trevor Stark is a ballpark legend. With his good looks, hitting records, and played-for-the-fans arrogance, Trevor makes women lose their minds and men lose their cool. But every time the major league team comes calling, Trevor purposely keeps himself in the tiny Texas town. Why is heart-tuggingly top secret. Until the team owner’s daughter comes to Kilby . . . trying everything up her sexy sleeve to make Trevor talk.
Divorced and disillusioned at twenty-four, Paige Mattingly Austin Taylor is suddenly starting fresh as an intern at Catfish Stadium. She should want nothing to do with the sinfully hot ballplayer her dad warned her to stay away from. But when she discovers what Trevor is hiding from everyone, she realizes there’s much more to him than his face and multi-million-dollar arm…
Ava, a Jewish art student at Oxford University in England, receives a heart-wrenching letter from her grandfather after he dies. From the letter, she discovers that her grandfather has left her his London art gallery, which he says will secure her future, as well as provide a place for her to grow her artistic talents and follow her passion for art. The letter also describes his one last wish—that she recover a treasured Vincent van Gogh painting, The Lovers: The Poet’s Garden IV, that belonged to her grandparents and was deemed degenerate and looted by the Nazis in 1937.
Arriving for the first time at the gallery, she discovers old photographs in a secret room that recount the harrowing past—a Nazi propaganda parade in 1937. She quickly becomes aware that the room and the gallery, with an empty frame for the missing van Gogh, hold such rich memories of her grandparents…
Bree-Ann Carver is sent to work in New York Times’ makeshift satellite office, in Idaho. Her job as an intern is to write a blog about fictional murders–and get a million subscribers.
But her very first subscriber criticizes her efforts and then aggressively moves to take over her blog via his unsolicited input into her work. She invites him to unsubscribe and finds that she has no control over this particular cyber-entity. He follows her to her private chat-room, he hacks her colleagues’ email accounts and he terrorizes her through her desktop and her laptop. She knows he wants her to use his murder scenarios, but these sound like real-case murders that the police closed as accidents…
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