“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
An abandoned house, an abundance of dogs. And a dead body or two.
Sheridan Hendley’s volunteer position at Pets and Paws takes a new turn when more than twenty malnourished dogs are found at a rundown house on the outskirts of town. When the body of an elderly woman is found amidst mountains of clutter in the house, a search of the property leads to startling revelations. And another body. While Herman Stoneham’s death is deemed natural causes, his wife’s is not. Where did all the dogs come from and who’s responsible for Justine’s untimely death? Are the two connected? With dogs and murder at stake, Sheridan can’t help but get involved in the investigation. 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
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
“I’ll say this for the last time. Take your hand off the shotgun.”
In a tense standoff with a shopping mall shooter, Sergeant Juliette Worth has the suspect about to surrender—then in a few explosive seconds, she takes him down.
Usually a by-the-book cop, Julie has too much at stake, raising her daughter on her own, to break protocol—until the mall killer pushes her over the line. Instead of kudos for saving his hostage, the Missouri State Criminal Investigation Unit hands Julie cold case duty. Continue reading
The year is 1773. Aisling and the prince have returned home to Ireland in time to celebrate the holidays. But their festivities are short-lived. New enemies are threatening their way of life.
As evil swirls around them, Aisling and the prince must destroy their adversaries, protecting each other and everything they love. Continue reading
Janet Whitaker Virdis is a New York State transplant to San Diego at the very beginning of the longest drought in California’s history.
Years after her arrival, she is happily married with four children and a very well-paid job at an elite San Diego law firm. Her work grants her unparalleled access to the rise of the firm’s most powerful client: an extremely wealthy political party with its own beliefs, uniforms, and hierarchy that is determined to lead California and the nation in a moment of crisis. 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
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
Ruby Moon embodies a tale of grief, guilt, and romance set on the shores of Lake Superior in Ontario during the mid 1890’s.
Jenay, a young woman of mixed French and Ojibwe descent, must survive the trauma of causing a horrific accident. Her maturity accelerates as the challenges of grief, and romance enter the scene.
Amidst this drama, Jenay is caught in a web spun by Renault, a rich, charming man who once threatened ruination of her father’s shipping company but now seeks something even more valuable–Jenay. Renault, her past enemy, suddenly becomes her friend then something more 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
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