Twelve people. Twelve star signs.
Sagittarius – Holly, a travel writer, visits Tuscany to research her next book. Seeking help when her car breaks down, she gets more than assistance when Dario, a vineyard owner, puts temptation in her path. Disappearing without explanation, he proves elusive. Bruised, Holly tries to put it behind her until a chance encounter brings her feelings to the surface again.
Capricorn – Holly’s fiancé, Tom misses her while she is in Italy and turns to an internet chat room for solace. His construction business is under threat, but could foul play be at work?
Gemini – Holly’s sister, Lucy, a serial man-eater finally meets her match, which puts her long-term relationship and career in jeopardy. Cheating she discovers, can have devastating consequences.
Ethan Davis always knew his grandmother was a busybody, but he never expected her to play matchmaker from beyond the grave. When he learns that she left her beach house to him and a beautiful stranger, he vows to do whatever it takes to keep the family home – even if that means living with a woman he can’t allow himself to trust.
Tara Bartlett thinks that her luck is finally changing when she inherits part-ownership of a house on the shore of Lake Michigan. She doesn’t like the idea of sharing it with the recently-divorced Ethan, but she’s too busy dealing with her own troubles to think of him as anything more than a business partner.
When a greedy developer wants to steal their beach house right out from under them, they must join together in the fight to save their home, but can they also fight the growing attraction they feel for one another?
As the only woman on the first contact team, xenolinguist Toni Donato expected her assignment on Christmas would be to analyze the secret women’s language — but then the chief linguist begins to sabotage her work. What is behind it? Why do the men and women have separate languages in the first place? What Toni learns turns everything she thought they knew on its head.
Originally published in Asimov’s in 2003, “Looking Through Lace” was a finalist for the Tiptree and Sturgeon awards. The Italian translation won the Premio Italia for best work of speculative fiction in translation in 2007.
If you are new to canning and preserving and don’t know where to begin then I am here to help you. Now is a great time to get started canning and preserving your own food because of all the amazing benefits it can provide you and your family. If you want to protect your food from spoilage and use the food at a later date then you need to get started with canning and preserving today. With rising food costs and tighter budgets many people are turning to canning as a way to save money and eat healthier.
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Ever After is the story of Tara McFadden and Sam Henderson. Tara comes home to the small Illinois town of Lake Annie to lick her wounds after losing her job. What she doesn’t count on is seeing her lover from the past, Sam Henderson.
Sam and Tara have a complicated past. But Sam’s focused on the present and the future — his future, with Tara. She left town the last time, but if Sam has his way, this time she’ll choose to stay.
Did you get The Talk when you were a young girl? You know, the one about (shh) Your Period.
Well, there’s another change that happens to us women that’s not talked about nearly enough.
If you’re like author, the unanticipated changes and symptoms of perimenopause have you screaming “I just want to be ME again!” Her own journey through menopause led her to research what was happening to her and to figure out how to recapture her own zest for life.
Jeanne Andrus shares her findings to help you understand what’s going on in your body as you go through the menopause cycle. She explains what the changing hormones mean to your body, your mind, and your emotions.
But she doesn’t stop there.
Get all six Oceans Apart novellas in this limited edition box set from bestselling author, Amanda Heartley!
Strong-willed, curvaceous Virginia Petersen, and tattooed billionaire, Tristan Armstrong have to fight hell and high water just to get their hands on each other…literally.
Living in different parts of the world, and battling the distance across the Atlantic Ocean, Ginny and Tristan won’t let anything come between them.
…Despite everything and everyone that tries.
Officially, Ethan Galaal doesn’t exist.
Very few people can do what he does and do it well. Maybe a handful in the entire world.
As the DIA’s most valuable undercover operative, his missions span multiple roles that blur the lines between case officer, private investigator, kidnapper and assassin.
His specialty is that frothing cesspit of war and tyranny known as the Middle East. He has been sent to gather intel on the latest threat in the region: the Islamic State. Posing as a Saudi Arabian jihadist, he gains entry into the brutal regime, but it will take all his cunning and mental fortitude to survive. One mistake, one slip of the tongue, and he is as good as dead.
As he descends deeper into the morally reprehensible heart of the Islamic State, surrounded by enemies and unable to leave, Ethan wonders if the operation was a mistake.
In The Kind Diet, actress, activist, and committed conservationist Alicia Silverstone shares the insights that encouraged her to swear off meat and dairy forever, and outlines the spectacular benefits of adopting a plant-based diet, from effortless weight loss to clear skin, off-the-chart energy, and smooth digestion. She explains how meat, fish, milk, and cheese–the very foods we’ve been taught to regard as the cornerstone of good nutrition–are actually the culprits behind escalating rates of disease and the cause of dire, potentially permanent damage to our ecology.
Yet going meat- and dairy-free doesn’t mean suffering deprivation; to the contrary, The Kind Dietintroduces irresistibly delicious food that satisfies on every level–it even includes amazing desserts to keep the most stubborn sweet tooth happy.
A totally new patented way to cook quick and easy one-pot meals, while keeping ingredients intact and full of flavor.
Elizabeth Yarnell developed her revolutionary infusion-cooking method to avoid often mushy slow-cooker results and to make cooking and cleaning up after dinner a breeze. Now anyone with too many tasks and not enough time can use her technique to get dinner on the table in an hour or less, with no more than twenty minutes of hands-on prep work—and just one pot to clean. All it takes is a Dutch oven and a few basic fresh or even frozen ingredients layered–never stirred. Glorious One-Pot Meals provides the most convenient method yet of serving highly nutritious, satisfying suppers every night of the week.
Boys don’t keep diaries—or do they?
The launch of an exciting and innovatively illustrated new series narrated by an unforgettable kid every family can relate to.
It’s a new school year, and Greg Heffley finds himself thrust into middle school, where undersized weaklings share the hallways with kids who are taller, meaner, and already shaving. The hazards of growing up before you’re ready are uniquely revealed through words and drawings as Greg records them in his diary.
In book one of this debut series, Greg is happy to have Rowley, his sidekick, along for the ride. But when Rowley’s star starts to rise, Greg tries to use his best friend’s newfound popularity to his own advantage, kicking off a chain of events that will test their friendship in hilarious fashion.
Secrets have a way of getting out, especially when a diary is involved.
Whatever you do, don’t ask Greg Heffley how he spent his summer vacation, because he definitely doesn’t want to talk about it.
As Greg enters the new school year, he’s eager to put the past three months behind him . . . and one event in particular.
Unfortunately for Greg, his older brother, Rodrick, knows all about the incident Greg wants to keep under wraps. But secrets have a way of getting out . . . especially when a diary is involved.
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules chronicles Greg’s attempts to navigate the hazards of middle school, impress the girls, steer clear of the school talent show, and most important, keep his secret safe.
For years, Liberty has dreamed of a life filled with opportunities—a life where she makes the decisions, living by her own rules. Unfortunately, her parents have other plans for her, ones that involve her submission and total obedience. Every attempt to break free from their control is met with threats, leaving her feeling trapped. Just when all seems hopeless, Liberty meets Oliver Nichols. With just two words, be brave, he stirs up her secret longings for more . . . friendship, fun, and independence. He almost has her believing her dreams are possible. However, taking a stand can be terrifying when you’ve spent your entire life pleasing others.
Are some chances worth taking? What would she risk for freedom?
Locked in a tight battle for reelection, President Clay Dixon knows his best chance for victory is the popularity of his wife, Kate. But the disenchanted First Lady is about to desert him. When an orchard accident seriously injures Kate’s father, a retired senator and former vice president, she returns to the family farm in Minnesota to be at his side.
Assigned to protect her, Secret Service agent Bo Thorsen soon falls under Kate’s spell. Bo suspects that the accident is part of a trap to lure the First Lady home, a trap set by a man named David Moses, an escaped mental patient who once loved Kate.
But although Bo and Moses don’t realize it, they’re caught in a larger web of deadly intrigue spun by a shadowy, seemingly insignificant bureaucratic department within the federal government itself. Racing to find answers before an assassin’s bullet kills Kate, Bo comes to understand that when you lie down with the Devil, there’s hell to pay.
When you start to simplify your life and even when you are years into the process, some things take longer than you anticipate and it can feel like you are taking one step forward, and two steps back. Instead of getting frustrated or giving up, try a mini-mission.
Mini-Missions are assignments or challenges that you can implement immediately, so you can benefit from some immediate gratification during this adventure and make your simple life more enjoyable and sustainable.
Mini-missions are often one step actions that you can do to improve your health, relationships, bank account or wardrobe.
What would you do if the man you loved became one of your greatest enemies? Would your love be enough to save him?
All Bri wanted to do was spend her Friday night with the man she loved and adored. Little did she know leaving her home would result in her relationship with Quinn being tested beyond its limits.
Fae have been organizing to invade Earth, and their devious plans are culminating now, colliding with Bri’s very existence. Using a powerful glamour, the Fae trigger each person’s violent tendencies, turning the streets into a battleground and strangers against each other. In a crushing blow, Quinn becomes affected and Bri finds herself battling to save her lover from himself as he stalks her relentlessly, taunting her at every turn.