Offside (The Barker Triplets Book 1)
When hockey phenom Billie-Jo Barker returns home and decides to play in the local Friday night hockey league, all hell breaks loose. Not because Billie’s talent is in question, but because Billie is a woman. And though these are modern times, some of the local guys still have a problem letting a girl into their ‘men’s club.’
Soon, Billie is at the center of a small town battle of the sexes, with everyone choosing sides. Her sisters. The townsfolk. Her friends. And yet, the only person whose opinion she cares about doesn’t seem to care much at all. Logan Forest, the man who broke her heart when she was eighteen and the man she now shares the bench with ever Friday night.
She’s got a lot to prove and though Billie Jo Barker scores on the ice, will this girl ever score with the man of her dreams?
Love Me Tender (The Cinderella Project Book 2)
It was love at first sight…
When her Papa loses his job, indomitable Serafina Scott insists it’s her turn to take care of him – meaning landing a well-paying job…and fast. Which is how she ends up working for the Cinderella Project, a high-end matchmaking business, even though she’s certainly no expert on affairs of the heart. Until she meets Murdoch, the gruff builder restoring her extravagant new work place. He’s inscrutable, infuriating, and gorgeous…
Convincing them was a whole other matter.
Murdoch finds Sera confounding…and luminous. But beneath her firecracker exterior, she is dangerously soft-hearted, and the last thing she needs is a broken brute like him.
While Sera does her best to convince Murdoch that they are a match made in heaven, Murdoch makes it his mission to prove her wrong.
Haunted on Bourbon Street (The Jade Calhoun Series Book 1)
Jade loves her new apartment—until a ghost joins her in the shower.
When empath Jade Calhoun moves into an apartment above a strip bar on Bourbon Street, she expects life to get interesting. What she doesn’t count on is making friends with an exotic dancer, attracting a powerful spirit, and developing feelings for Kane, her sexy landlord.
Being an empath has never been easy on Jade’s relationships. It’s no wonder she keeps her gift a secret. But when the ghost moves from spooking Jade to terrorizing Pyper, the dancer, it’s up to Jade to use her unique ability to save her. Except she’ll need Kane’s help—and he’s betrayed her with a secret of his own—to do it. Can she find a way to trust him and herself before Pyper is lost?
Daughter of Time (The After Cilmeri Series)
Daughter of Time is appropriate for readers from young teens to adults and is a prequel to the After Cilmeri series:
A medieval man with an uncertain destiny, Llywelyn, the Prince of Wales, faces treachery and deceit at the hands of friends and foes alike …
A modern woman with a troubled past, Meg’s life is in tatters when she slips through time and into medieval Wales …
Only by working together can Meg and Llywelyn navigate the shifting allegiances that threaten the very existence of Wales–and create their own history that defies the laws of time.
Once Upon a Lord (Lady Rake Mystery Duke Romance)
Ivy Hodgson’s elder sister, Rose, is married to the local clergyman; her younger sister, Lily, is wed to a soldier. In a desperate attempt to secure their home, Ivy’s parents decide she must be married to a wealthy suitor. She is promised to Lord EsmondLetham, a recently widowed older man interested in a young wife who will give him an heir. Reluctantly, Ivy consents and soon becomes Lady of Wisteria Castle, where she finds herself locked in a loveless marriage to a cruel, unfeeling husband.
Her world becomes ever darker when tragedy strikes, and she is faced with losing everything. Her fate rests with one man: Graham Banbury, Lord Esmond’s nephew and closer in age to Ivy, has come to claim what is his by law. Suspecting Ivy of misdeeds against his uncle, Graham is ready to turn her out – but will Ivy’s charms turn his misgivings into love?
Lucy Wagner Gets In Shape (Lucy Wagner, Book 1)
Lucy Wagner’s ready for the future-her career’s on track, and her relationship with Paul, her pediatrician boyfriend, seems headed for the alter. But when Paul reveals his infidelity, Lucy must pick up the pieces of her love life.
Will training for an Extreme Adventure Race with her best friends Jen and Will help her rediscover her confidence?
Or will she fall short of the finish line?
Code Name: Ghost (A Warrior’s Challenge series Book 1)
Kayla is intent on leaving her past north of the border. Hired as a Canadian liaison by the US Navy, she finds the Coronado SEALs tough but amiable. Their Commander is another matter. With eyes like blue steel and a body carved from it, Kayla resists the hungry attraction between them for good reason.
Navy SEAL Commander Thane Austen (Ghost) treats his women like his missions: in, out and gone. Returning from deployment to find Kayla is his new tactical specialist poses a challenge, one he’s never faced. When the defiant beauty with haunted eyes becomes a serial killer’s target, the Commander has the excuse he needs to close ranks around her. Fear is a word unknown to the legendary SEAL until he realizes love can be as dangerous to a warrior as combat. Convincing Kayla to surrender to him and catching a killer is a mission he won’t fail.
Jewels of the Sun (The Gallaghers of Ardmore, Book 1)
In the small village of Ardmore, Ireland, Gallagher’s pub is the center of the lively seaside community and the home of three passionate siblings: Aidan, Shawn, and Darcy. As a world traveler and a barkeep, the eldest brother Aidan has just about seen and heard it all, but when a quiet professor from Chicago enters his tavern, he is instantly intrigued–and certain that there is more to Jude Murray than what meets the eye.Jude has returned to her grandmother’s ancestral home to sort out her thoughts, know her heart, and “find Jude F. Murray in six months or less.” After a life of deliberate security, Jude finds herself recovering from a failed marriage and a disappointing career. With the pretense of a research expedition, Jude leaves her life in Chicago and moves into the charming house on top of the faerie hill. Surrounded by the awesome scenery and relieved by the simplicity of life, Jude excuses her visions of ghosts and faeries as signs of her mental recovery.
Forbidden The Stars (The Interstellar Age Book 1)
At the end of the 21st century, a catastrophic accident
in the asteroid belt has left two surveyors dead.
There is no trace of their young son,
Alex Manez, or of the asteroid itself.
On the outer edge of the solar system,
the first manned mission to Pluto,
led by the youngest female astronaut in
NASA history, has led to an historic discovery:
there is a marker left there by an alien race
for humankind to find. We are not alone!
Changing the Way We Die: Compassionate End of Life Care and The Hospice Movement
There’s a quiet revolution happening in the way we die. More than 1.5 million Americans a year die in hospice care?nearly 44 percent of all deaths?and a vast industry has sprung up to meet the growing demand. Once viewed as a New Age indulgence, hospice is now a $14 billion business and one of the most successful segments in health care. Changing the Way We Die, by award-winning journalists Fran Smith and Sheila Himmel, is the first book to take a broad, penetrating look at the hospice landscape, through gripping stories of real patients, families, and doctors, as well as the corporate giants that increasingly own the market.
The Ultimate Guide to Understanding the Dreams You Dream: Biblical Keys for Hearing God’s Voice in the Night
Understanding the Dreams You Dream: Biblical Keys for Hearing God’s Voice in the Night not only provides insight into your dreams and life, but also includes a comprehensive dictionary of dream symbols!
You will be guided through the complex world of dreams by a minister with decades of experience receiving, understanding, and interpreting dreams of his own and for others.
Through Scripture-based meditation, much can be understood about your dreams; but many Christians don’t know how to meditate. This problem is addressed in three different ways:
Specific, detailed directions are given on how and upon what to meditate.
Anyone But You
Part basset, part beagle, all Cupid?
For Nina Askew, turning forty means freedom—from the ex-husband, freedom from their stuffy suburban home, freedom to focus on what she wants for a change. And what she wants is something her ex always vetoed—a puppy. A bouncy, adorable puppy.
Instead she gets?Fred.
Overweight, middle-aged, a bit smelly and obviously depressed, Fred is light-years from perky. But he does manage to put Nina in the path of Alex Moore, her gorgeous, younger-by-a-decade neighbor.
Alex seems perfect—he’s a sexy, seemingly sane, surprisingly single E.R. doctor—but the age gap convinces Nina that anyone but Alex would be better relationship material. But with every silver-haired stiff she dates, the more she suspects it’s the young, dog-loving doc she wants to sit and stay!
If you trust your heart, you’ll always know who you are…
Each summer, Kate Livingston returns to her family’s lakeside cottage, a place of simple living and happy times—a place where she hopes her son, Aaron, can blossom. But her quiet life gets a bit more interesting with the arrival of a mysterious new neighbor, JD Harris.
JD has a good reason for being secretive. In a moment of sheer bravery, the Washington, D.C., paramedic prevented a terrible tragedy—and became a national hero. He’s hardly able to remember who he was before the media frenzy…until he escapes to this lovely, remote part of the Northwest.
Now Kate and Aaron have rekindled the joy of small pleasures and peace, something JD thought he’d never have again. But how long will his blissful anonymity last before reality comes banging at his door?
Sweet Cravings: 50 Seductive Desserts for a Gluten-Free Lifestyle
The first gluten-free baker to win the Food Network’s Cupcake Wars shares her indulgent recipes for cakes, muffins, scones, cookies, brownies, cobblers, buckles, tarts, and more.
When Kyra Bussanich realized she had to go gluten-free, she mourned the toasty morning muffins, moist birthday cakes, and fruity crumbles she thought she’d have to give up. Attending pastry school during the day, Kyra used trial and error to recreate her favorite treats–sans gluten–at night. Word-of-mouth spread about her scrumptious confections, and soon Kyra opened her very own Portland bakery, Crave Bake Shop. When she competed against “regular” bakers on the Food Network’s Cupcake Wars–and won!–she proved that gluten-free can taste just as good as the original.
Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock
Kate Svenson may be a dynamite businesswoman—but after three failed engagements, she’s decided she’s hopeless at romance. What she needs is a Business Plan to help her find Mr. Right. The Cabins resort is ripe with eligible bachelors, all rich and ambitious—just her type. But they’re dropping like flies, and after fishing Kate’s latest reject out of the swimming pool Jake Templeton is convinced that Kate is nothing but trouble. Especially for him. A man who’s sworn off ambition and a woman hanging from the top of the corporate ladder don’t have much in common. But in that unpredictable territory known as the heart, anything can happen…
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