The year is 1885 and unwed Vanessa Gulet must surrender her newborn son to her married twin sister, Valerie, to raise.
A seed of bitterness grows in Vanessa. When the opportunity arises for her to have what she’s always wanted, Vanessa takes it despite the consequences to her family, getting more than she bargained for.
Meanwhile, Valerie, overcome with loss and grief, faces the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis. Will she and her husband, Felix, forge through their trials together or will life’s upsets cause them to drift apart? Will Vanessa and Valerie remain at odds Continue reading
Tucked in the wooded niches of Johnston County illegal barrooms serve as meeting places for drug deals and hunting grounds for a serial killer.
Tara Headley is looking for her next easy prey. But when she sets her sights on Keith Harper, Tara learns that not all prey is easy.
Bobbie Harper knows her marriage is crumbling. Her husband’s new friends are as secretive as ghosts. The only way for Bobbie to understand what’s going on is to find answers herself. But what she discovers leads her to question her own humanity. Continue reading
“What did you see? What did you see? Clara please, you need to tell me.”
“You need to talk to Jasmine and it must be soon.”
When Jasmine meets a gorgeous stranger it quickly becomes clear that he is unlike any other man she has ever met. Just how different he is Jasmine is yet to find out. When his terrible secret is revealed Jasmine’ world is thrown into chaos as deadly threats close in on her. Can the mysterious stranger save her, or will he bring damnation to her door? In accepting the truth, Jasmine is forced to admit that there are terrible deadly things in the world that she cannot explain. Continue reading
Yuanyuan Zhang, a beauty from Shanghai, was unfortunately compelled to go street-walking and became a strip-teaser in Toronto.
She even got involved with the gangsters in prostitution and drug-trafficking. By sheer chance, she encountered Lai, Wenxiong, a student from Taiwan, who tried to rescue her from her sufferings. Although they had emotionally touching love for each other, she could not resist the fatal disease AIDS. Brutally savaged by the gangsters, she eventually ended her young life in Niagara Falls. Continue reading
Queen Lilith has ruled over all of creation since the war of the sisters ended with the death of the Dark Mother.
The Essentials, her icy children, thrive. The Queen protects them, along with the abandoned children of darkness, from the hordes of Clickers left behind by the evil Dark Mother. Or so history proclaims.
Long before Lilith and Asherah’s war began, it was said that history is written by the victor, and Lilith has taken full advantage of that. Over a thousand years have passed since the death of her sister, and Lilith has cultivated a world of worshipers, sycophants, and slaves. Continue reading
Your daughter is missing. How far would you go to find her?
When Jo’s teenage daughter goes missing, she feels like the world is collapsing around her.
The police believe Grace is just an angry teenager, punishing her parents by hiding out at a friend’s house, but Jo is terrified that her daughter is in grave danger. With so little urgency from the police, Jo decides to take matters into her own hands.
But, as Jo gets closer to discovering what has happened to her daughter, a devastating secret is uncovered Continue reading
“And what would that be saying of your ‘genius intellect’ then, Mr. Smythe? For the world to know that you’ve been outsmarted by a couple of halfwits and a simpleton?!”
Donna Maria Bella had been brought up to be nothing more than a simple farm girl. Life outside her family farm had been forbidden to her before her father’s demise.
But things had changed…
She was trying to do a good deed, but had went about it the wrong way. Continue reading
Sasha is just about managing to hold her life together. She is raising her teenage son Zac, coping with an absent husband and caring for her ageing, temperamental and alcoholic mother, as well as holding down her own job.
But when Zac begins to suspect that he has a secret sibling, Sasha realises that she must relive the events of a devastating night which she has done her best to forget for the past nineteen years. Continue reading
So, what’s a girl supposed to do- when the man who is in love with you wants to kill you?
Years have passed…
Tiara Montgomery is a little girl, now grown into a woman. Here at twenty-one, she plans to buy the property adjoining Daddy and Mimma’s once, she has married her older brother, Joey. She longs to set her roots deeply into the soil of her own land. Continue reading
Alex Ryder is the best detective in her division, but she’s harboring a secret that could kill her entire career.
When Detective Alex Ryder picks up a new homicide case, no one knows her secret connection to the murder. As personal issues and an obsessive nature threaten her career, Alex follows a lead onto the Emerald Adventure, a cruise ship heading to the Bahamas for five days. But the killer’s on board, and it’s only a matter of time before someone else dies. Continue reading
Life is never static. Just when you think you finally have everything under control, that illusion is shattered…and the life you once knew has spun off in unimaginable directions.
Seeking Glory is an eloquent novel that explores the complexities of family relationships. With themes of loss, recovery, estrangement, and reconciliation woven throughout, it tells the story of a woman who seeks to uncover the truth about her young granddaughter’s origins. Continue reading
A plan born of deception… Can Charlotte overcome her stepsister’s cruel actions and find the love she deserves?
Miss Charlotte Richardson was heartbroken when her father died, but is elated when her mother remarries. It brings Charlotte such joy to see her mother happy again.
Charlotte hopes to develop a close bond with her new stepsister, Lady Emma, but her hopes are quickly shattered. Lady Emma is upset that she must now share her home with Charlotte, whom she feels is beneath her. Continue reading
In 1960, sixteen-year-old Dianna Fletcher has been accustomed to the bright lights of Hollywood all her life-but now they are casting shadows on her family’s past and on her own future.
Dianna fears she is losing her talent and failing to live up to her family’s legacy. When she does land a part, she finds an unexpected enemy in brilliant actor and womanizer, Bill Royce, who not only attacks her confidence but holds a deep grudge against her family.
Dianna comes to believe Bill’s resentment is related to her suspicion that her parents harbor a secret linked to the blacklist. Continue reading
“He’ll be the Daddy and you’ll be the Mommy…your answer is, ‘Yes!’”
Katie pinned Josiah with the direct penetration of her gaze as the phone slipped down her shoulder, “You’re going to take my Ba-a-ah….” the words, ‘baby away from me’ never made it past her lips as her eyes fluttered and rolled back into her head with the same intensity that her neck lolled backwards as she went straight to the floor with the force of a mighty fallen oak.
‘Awww crap!’ Josiah momentarily placed a hand to his brow as he sunk to his knees to cradle her to him. Now what was he to do Continue reading
Aiden, a doting husband and father, had the perfect life. A job he loved, a beautiful son, and a loving wife. In an instant, everything is taken from him and Aiden believes his life is over.
Falling into a deep depression, Aiden all but gives up on his job, his friends, and himself. But when a mysterious force grants him the power to heal those around him, Aiden is forced to pull himself out of his misery in favor of the greater good. Continue reading
Author Cissy Hunt takes on the persona of her ancestress Eleanor Billington, and through extensive research of diaries and ship logs, recreates the voyage of the Mayflower to the New World.
Through her diary entries, Eleanor recounts the struggles and hardships of the Mayflower passengers in vivid and poignant entries, taking the reader along on a true Freedom’s Voyage. Continue reading
A powerful and evocative debut novel about two American military nurses during World War II that illuminates the unsung heroism of women who risked their lives in the fight.
A riveting saga of friendship, valor, sacrifice, and survival combining the grit and selflessness of Band of Brothers with the emotional resonance of The Nightingale.
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 Continue reading
Carmen Vasquez has lost every man of importance in her life until she meets Anthony Mendez.
She has stepped into the role of protector and provider at a young age for her family. Carrying the reputation of the gunslinging señorita who will shoot you dead, Carmen has built a solid wall of protection around her family and her heart against outsiders. She can’t allow herself to be vulnerable again. Anthony shows her how to trust and allow love to penetrate her toughened heart. Continue reading
They’ll always have each other…won’t they?
Lisa and Elliot have been best friends ever since the day they met as children. Popular, bright and sporty, Lisa was Elliot’s biggest supporter when the school bullies made his life a misery, and for that, he will always be grateful.
Twenty years later, life has pulled the pair apart and Lisa is struggling. Her marriage is floundering, her teenage kids are being secretive, and she’s so tired she can’t think straight. So when Elliot knocks on the door, looking much better than she remembers, she can’t help but be delighted to see her old friend again. Continue reading
In an explosion of love’s metaphors, Fowler’s debut magic realism collection, SUSPENDED HEART, takes on American fabulism with a cast of unexpected heroines in the narratives of life and loss—
women whose hearts fall out at public malls, women whose bodies bloom with changing seasons, women who sprout blades or have multiple eyes, sleep as snakes, or birth saints like lapis lazuli babies. There’s a fearlessness to this prose, a melody of life and magic and loss. Continue reading
Author Jamie Beck returns with an engrossing series about family, friendship, and starting over. In this first Cabot novel, a legacy of secrets tests old friends seeking a second chance at life and love.
On the second anniversary of her husband’s suicide, Colby Cabot-Baxter is ready to let go of her grief and the mistakes made during her turbulent marriage. Her fresh start comes in the form of A CertainTea, the restaurant she’s set to open along Lake Sandy, Oregon, with help from her family. Continue reading
Inspired by the brave women of WWII, this is a moving and powerful novel of friendship, love and resilience.
A story of love not a story of a war.
A daring WWII pilot who grew up among the clouds, Juliet Caron’s life was one of courage, adventure – and a love torn apart by war. Every nook of her Cornish cottage is alive with memories just waiting to be discovered.
Katherine Henderson has escaped to Cornwall for Christmas, but she soon finds Continue reading
How far would you go for revenge?
Veronica Bauer isn’t above homicide. Twelve years after a ruthless attack killed her mother and put her father in prison, she embarks on a mission to bring the real culprits to justice.
As bodies start to drop, Detective Sheila Arden is assigned to the gruesome case, but she soon discovers that the truth is more complicated than she thought.
In a riveting game of cat and mouse, each woman challenges the other to reach new heights. Continue reading
Lorraine Vus is a princess who has been promised to an American banking magnate since her childhood. She is looking for adventure and love…not an arranged marriage to a man she hasn’t seen in years.
She travels to America to join her betrothed and quickly realizes that the boy she met and wrote letters to is not the man she is committed to marry. Thanks to a chance meeting with a local matchmaker, Lorraine gets the opportunity for a second chance in the woods of Northern Pennsylvania. Continue reading