Come away with me to where the tradewinds blow and the ocean calls to lovers at midnight. The four books of The Islanders cover the tropical branch of the wealthy and powerful Carringtons of Destiny Bay. A Bad Boy comes home to protect the girl he always loved but could never have. A lover from the past returns to find his original visit resulted in creating something he had never imagined. A playboy learns to babysit and a ditzy blond runs away from her wedding and right into Max Carrington’s reluctant arms.
Sometimes it does pay to go home again.
Sometimes engagement rings can get lost and then found. Sometimes people can too. All it takes is a heavy-duty dose of karma and the magic of Manhattan to make it all come together.
What exactly is a crocheted afghan? A crocheted afghan refers to a form of home decoration and warmth. They are used within the home as a blanket on a cold day, a decorative throw over a couch or bed, and as a wrap for many different occasions. It is an old tradition that Afghans are often passed through the generations of a family, and you may even have them around your home without realizing the history.
This handy beginners guide takes the principle of a crochet afghan and makes it as simple as possible; it is aimed at beginners. You will find 12 afghan patterns for many different occasions; for example, there is a basic striped afghan and also directions on how to turn a blanket into a children’s toy.
- Twelve Afghan Patterns with Directions
- Crochet Terminology with Abbreviations
- US and UK Terminology
- Hook Size Converted from Metrics to US Standard Sizing
Angie Thompson is 29 and never amounted to much. So of course when the zombie apocalypse started, all she cared about was making sure she had enough weed and a safe place to ride it out; after all, when no cares about you, there’s no one for you to care about.
At least that was the plan until she meets the ultra-famous Jack Jones and accidentally kills his security guard. Angie can’t say no to a man that smells that good when he decides they need to stop and rescue teens Ty and Chloe from a Taco Bell and drop them off in San Antonio. And that’s where things get really weird.
Angie’s plans are soon thrown for a loop when she uncovers a government conspiracy and has to figure out how to not only get out alive, but bring her new friends along for the ride.
Canning, Pickling and Freezing with Irma Harding: Recipes to Preserve Food, Family and the American Way
Preserving your own food is a fundamental part of a healthy lifestyle. Canning and pickling is a way of doing this. Not only do you source produce from your garden, farmer s market, or local shop, you can also ensure the preparation is wholesome and the ingredients are pure. In this detailed guide, 1950s icon Irma Harding offers her firm guidance on how to properly prepare and preserve your own foods. The book explains how to preserve foods by canning, pickling, freezing, smoking and curing fresh vegetables and meats. Step-by-step techniques and tasty recipes from food artisans in Austin, Texas, Wisconsin, Michigan and other places are included. Along the way, Irma Harding provides her no-nonsense advice and some colorful images and a brief history of her checkered red cloth past. This colorful book delivers both the techniques and recipes necessary to keep their food local and fresh and the life path direct and true.
Around the World in 80 Drawings: Let your pencil lead you on an amazing journey, with tips and inspiration along the way
Do you love traveling and art? Imagine if you could combine those two interests perfectly into one thing that can be seen and touched…
Around the World in 80 Drawings is a beautiful, interactive book teaching you about the marvels of the world as well as offering fun, related drawing activities.
This book contains a series of enjoyable, hands-on exercises that will help you see line, shape, shade, and other elements in some of the world’s most famous places and turn them into your personal works of art. The images are printed on large 8 x 10 high-quality paper so you’ll have plenty of space to work on your masterpiece and be creative. In addition, drawing tips and fun facts about each travel destinations are spread throughout the book.
Drawing and traveling are creative, splendid ways for busy people to relax and unwind from the hectic pace of modern life. As you work your way through these pages you’ll find yourself focused, centered, and at peace.
Relena wants freedom, depending on herself and not having to answer to anyone, but a betrayal takes that away. The last thing she expected was the incredibly handsome Marren to free her.
She has to fall in love with him, fulfill a prophecy involving their heart song, and rejoin the two realms. But Jiren, the last Ancient of his kind, isn’t convinced and will stop at nothing to maintain his throne, even if it means breaking their most sacred law.
Autumn in a Jiffy Cookbook: All Your Favorite Flavors of Fall in Over 200 Fast-Fix, Family-Friendly Recipes
There’s a nip in the air and the leaves are turning…it’s autumn again! Back-to-school, homecoming, hayrides, county fairs, trick-or-treating and Turkey Day…so much fun, but so much to do!
Autumn in a Jiffy is just what you need…over 200 speedy recipes shared by moms like you. Most recipes are made with eight ingredients or less and are perfect for your busy family life.
Are the kids too rushed to eat breakfast? They’ll be on their way in no time when you serve up Bubble Breakfast Pizza and Banana-Oat Breakfast Cookies. At lunchtime, Pop’s Harvest Chili and Easy Meatball Hoagies will fill hungry tummies.
You’ll find lots of quick ideas for weeknight dinners your family will love…some ready in 30 minutes or less!
It’s 1936 when orphaned thirteen-year-old Evalina Toussaint is admitted to Highland Hospital, a mental institution in Asheville, North Carolina, known for its innovative treatments for nervous disorders and addictions. Taken under the wing of the hospital’s most notable patient, Zelda Fitzgerald, Evalina witnesses cascading events that lead up to the tragic fire of 1948 that killed nine women in a locked ward, Zelda among them. Author Lee Smith has created, through a seamless blending of fiction and fact, a mesmerizing novel about a world apart–in which art and madness are luminously intertwined.
When the sinfully handsome Clay Nichols walks into her bar in San Francisco, Julia Bell simply wants a break from the troubles that keep chasing her. They share one scorchingly hot night together, but discover a connection that runs deeper than mere chemistry….
-NIGHT AFTER NIGHT
With a dirty mind and a mouth to match, Clay Nichols is everything Julia never knew she wanted and exactly what she cannot have. He walked into her life one night and unlocked pleasure in her that she never knew was possible. Possessing her body, captivating her every thought. Which makes him way too dangerous for Julia to risk her heart, given that she has a price tag on her head. She ran after one mind-blowing week with him, but now he’s back, and determined to make her his own.
Alone with Mr. Darcy….
Elizabeth Bennet can’t imagine anything worse than being stranded by a blizzard in a tiny cottage with proud and unpleasant Mr. Darcy. But being trapped there for days – and nights – with an injured and confused Mr. Darcy who keeps saying the oddest things about her is even worse. At least he possesses the useful ability of lighting a fire to keep them from freezing to death. But when he puts his arms around her, she discovers the hearth isn’t the only place he knows how to build a fire. And the little half-frozen kitten he finds in a woodpile isn’t proving to be much of a chaperone.
She doesn’t really believe his promises to marry her if anyone finds out they spent two nights alone together, especially after learning he was betrayed by another woman in the past.
Soon after the Netherfield ball, a troubled Mr. Darcy decides to walk away from a most unsuitable fascination. But heartache is in store for them all, and his misguided attempts to ensure the comfort of the woman he loves backfire in ways he had not expected…
Why is it that the worth of a true blessing is never felt as keenly as when it seems to have become quite out of reach? In this tale of ‘Pride & Prejudice’ meets ‘Sense & Sensibility’, Mr. Darcy is compelled to reflect on this very question, as he struggles to come to terms with the effects of his wrong choices, and fervently hope for a second chance at finding happiness.
We all have that someone we can’t forget, the summer it all began, and the sleepless nights wondering what went wrong.
For Gage Montgomery, that someone is Layla Baxter. When he was 18, he took one look at the chocolate-haired bookworm with porcelain skin and knew his life would never be the same. But it all came crashing down when Layla suddenly and mysteriously disappeared from St. Simons Island — leaving him with nothing but her angel wing pendent around his neck. For 12 long years, Gage couldn’t shake what happened, if he’s the one to blame, wondering where Layla might be. When their paths finally cross, he’s determined to get the answers he’s spent his life searching for — and to get the girl, too. Quiet Angel is a story of hope, survival, and lost love made new again.
Jeremy Roenick, one of the premier hockey players of his generation and one of the greatest American stars the NHL has ever known, shares his life story in this frank and unflinching autobiography. After making his debut as an 18-year-old with the Chicago Blackhawks, Roenick thrilled fans with his flashy style, take-no-prisoners approach, and jaw-dropping skills. A native of Boston, Roenick went on to play for four more franchises—including the Philadelphia Flyers and Los Angeles Kings—during his incredible 18-season career. By the time he was through, Roenick had racked up 513 goals—the second most of any American-born player—and 703 assists. Now a tells-it-like-it-is commentator for NBC and the NHL, Roenick takes readers on a behind-the-scenes, warts-and-all tour through his illustrious career, both on and off the ice.
Abbey is the lone human working for Fated Match, a company that pairs members of the supernatural community with their eternal mates. To snag a young vampire socialite as her next client, Abbey journeys to the home of Lucian Redgrave, the most respected vampire on the East Coast. But he’s not willing to recommend the agency to the vampire world… unless Abbey can first find his perfect match in a month.
As Abbey coaches Lucian through his dates, she can’t deny the chemistry between them. But humans are toys for vampires, and risking her heart isn’t a part of the plan.
Corabelle doesn’t feel like any of the other college girls. On what should have been one of the happiest nights of her life, she and her boyfriend Gavin watched a nurse disconnect the ventilator from their seven-day-old baby. During the funeral two days later, Gavin walked out and never returned.
Since then, her life has been a spiral of disasters. The only thing that has helped is her ability to black out whenever the pain gets too hard to bear, a habit that has become an addiction.
When Gavin shows up in her astronomy class four years later, he is hell-bent on getting her back, insisting she forgive him. Corabelle knows she can’t resist the touch that fills the empty ache that has haunted her since he left.
Charlee Jensen had what she considered the idyllic childhood growing up in a town named for that most prized emotion of all, Loveland, Colorado. At seventeen, her teenage crush, a man eight years older than her, marries and she naively thinks this is the worst thing that would ever happen to her. Then her parents divorce and her world crumbles. She finds herself being whisked away from her beloved home and estranged from her father.
Now eight years later, with two degrees that she never wanted in hand, and no job prospects, her father offers her a position with his CPA firm. With no other options available, Charlee accepts his offer and returns to the hometown she loved. While rebuilding her relationship with her father, she discovers that perhaps a romantic relationship is in the cards for her, with her old teenage crush, Ryan Carter, who just happens to still live next door and is now a partner in her father’s CPA firm.
Each time I find her, I have to make her fall in love with me again.
Callen MacCulloch has spent lifetimes searching for his love. But while he is an immortal wolf shifter, his mate is human. She has no memory of the past they’ve shared together.
When curvy Heather Mather sees Callen in a bar in Leeds Point, the world stops. She can’t explain why she is so attracted to this sexy shifter, or why she has been dreaming about him her entire life.
But the closer Callen and Heather come together, the stronger an evil threatens to tear them apart. Now that evil has a face and a name, and he is rising out of the depths of a Scottish loch.
The last thing Officer Rhys Anderson expected to encounter at the end of his quiet Sunday afternoon shift was a beautiful woman stranded by the side of the road in his hometown of Cedar Springs. After that one chance meeting, and despite the fact that Rhys knows there’s something Kari’s hiding, he can’t keep his mind off her.
All Kari Fox wanted to do was run as far away from her life, and her controlling ex-husband, as possible. She never planned to end up stuck in a small mountain town, and she definitely never expected to fall for the handsome police officer who helped her.
With a good job at the Springs resort, good friends and a steamy new relationship, things are finally beginning to go right, and Kari might even be starting to believe that she has a future in Cedar Springs.
In the little city of Flint, MI, the good die young and the people left standing are the grimiest of characters. With reign over the city’s drug trade, Benjamin Atkins made sure that his precious daughter, Raven, was secluded from the grit that the city had to offer. But when Raven’s young heart gets claimed by Mizan, a stick-up kid in search of a come-up, there’s nothing Benjamin can do about losing her to the streets. She chooses love over loyalty and runs off with Mizan, but her new role as wifey soon proves to be more than she can handle.
Puppy love always feels right, but things turn stale, and she soon finds that everyone she loves has disappeared. All she has is Mizan, but when hugs and kisses turn to bloody lips and black eyes, she realizes that Mizan is not who she thought he was.