An exhilarating story about an orphan determined to make a better life for herself–and a widow who needs her help.
Wreath Willis, 16, is finishing high school by day … and living in a junkyard by night.
Faye Durham is adjusting to life as a widow, running the old-fashioned furniture store her husband left her and growing more bitter by the day.
Alone after the death of her mother and on the run from a horrid man named Big Fun, Wreath needs a job. Faye needs her. Reluctantly these two help each other and build a different kind of family..
As Wreath sets off in search of a better life, she makes a list in her trusty notebook: “Find a place to live. Buy cheap food. Finish high school.” Then she adds: “Avoid notice”—because Wreath is pretty sure most people won’t understand a teenager living alone.
But it’s hard to go unnoticed when life puts a cute boy named Law on her path and brings in Faye, her new boss who depends on Wreath’s creativity to turn the dying business around.
When Tahoe resident Jonas Montrop is kidnapped, his father pays the ransom but is then murdered. The next day, four robbers in hoodies and hockey masks take down an armored truck loaded with cash destined for a casino at Lake Tahoe. The company’s boss calls Tahoe Detective Owen McKenna. As McKenna tracks the robbers, he finds two of them murdered in the grisliest of ways. McKenna uncovers evidence that implicates a young woman named Evan Rosen in all three murders. Evan worked for the father of the kidnap victim, and she had a powerful motivation for wanting the robbers dead. Evan is arrested and charged with murder. The problem is that McKenna doesn’t believe Evan did it. The only way to save her from death row is to find the real killer.
As the owner of the Cypress Hollow gas station and garage, Fiona Lynde is not one for pretty dresses or fussy make-up. In fact, most days she forgets to brush her hair. But she does have one guilty little secret–she’s been in love with Abe Atwell for over ten years.
Problem is, Abe–the town’s handsome harbormaster–barely knows she exists.
But then Fiona petitions the council to demolish a deserted old lighthouse, just as Abe is equally determined to preserve the local landmark.But why does Fiona want to tear down the building that was once her childhood home? And why is Abe, whose father drowned in the lighthouse’s shadow, so desperate to save it?Battle lines are drawn–just as the spark between them is finally ignited…
I had always been the type of girl that followed the rules. “Stick to the plan, Kat,” is what I always told myself. I was never a risk taker or chanced anything to fate. That’s until I was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. All of my hopes, dreams, and aspirations fell by the wayside. I was dying. What else did I have to look forward to? Definitely not love.
That’s until Lee Daniels came tapping at my window.
Determined to push him away, the jerk kept coming back, over and over and over. There was no way I was going to give my heart to a man that would eventually leave me worse then I already was.
But he didn’t see it that way.
Discover the first book in New York Times bestselling contemporary Texas romance author Jean Brashear’s TEXAS HEROES: The Gallaghers of Morning Star series—small town love stories rich with emotion, ripe with secrets, scandals and sexual tension.
Up-and-coming chef Maddie Collins finds out that her father’s life was a lie when she is bequeathed a family homeplace she never knew existed—by the husband of the only woman her father ever loved.
A former Navy SEAL, sexy cowboy Boone Gallagher arrives back in Texas to discover that the father who drove him away has struck one last blow. The only place he’s ever thought of as home now belongs to a woman who doesn’t want it, and he must keep her there for thirty days—or it will be lost to them both.
Death Has a Whole New Appetite.
When overweight treadmill salesman Reginald Baskin finally meets a co-worker who doesn’t make fun of him, it’s just his own bad luck that tech guy Maurice turns out to be a two thousand-year-old vampire.
And when Maurice turns Reginald to save his life, it’s just Reginald’s further bad luck that he wakes to discover he’s become the slowest, weakest, most out-of-shape vampire ever created … doomed to “heal” to his corpulent self for all of eternity.
But as Reginald struggles with the downsides of being a fat vampire (too slow to catch people to feed on, mocked by those he tries to glamour, assaulted by his intended prey and left for undead), he discovers rare powers in himself that few vampires have … and just in time, because the Vampire Council wants him destroyed as an inferior representative of their race.
How to Fight FATflammation!: A Revolutionary 3-Week Program to Shrink the Body’s Fat Cells for Quick and Lasting Weight Loss
From a leading voice in health, nutrition, and fat-cell research comes a radical and revolutionary approach to losing weight, looking great, and achieving optimum health—simply by restoring your body’s fat cells to their natural state.
Are you consistently overweight, no matter what you do? Have you tried everything? Are you plagued by stubborn fat hanging around your hips, thighs, and belly? Well, there’s a reason for that. All those frustratingly pointless diets and exercise regimes have failed to address the root cause of weight gain.
According to Dr. Lori Shemek, a successful diet isn’t centered on calories or cardio. She says, “Cutting calories doesn’t cut it.” Our problems with fat are created because we eat foods that cause the body’s natural fat cells to become inflamed.
Leonard Nimoy and William Shatner first crossed paths as actors on the set of The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Little did they know that their next roles as Spock and Captain Kirk, in a new science fiction television series, would shape their lives in ways no one could have anticipated. In seventy-nine television episodes of Star Trek and six feature films, they grew to know each other more than most friends could ever imagine.
Over the course of half a century, Shatner and Nimoy saw each other through personal and professional highs and lows. In this powerfully emotional book, Shatner tells the story of a man who was his friend for five decades, recounting anecdotes and untold stories of their lives on and off set, as well as gathering stories from others who knew Nimoy well, to present a full picture of a rich life.
Four months have passed since the shadow stone fell into Kell’s possession. Four months since his path crossed with Delilah Bard. Four months since Rhy was wounded and the Dane twins fell, and the stone was cast with Holland’s dying body through the rift, and into Black London.
In many ways, things have almost returned to normal, though Rhy is more sober, and Kell is now plagued by his guilt. Restless, and having given up smuggling, Kell is visited by dreams of ominous magical events, waking only to think of Lila, who disappeared from the docks like she always meant to do. As Red London finalizes preparations for the Element Games-an extravagent international competition of magic, meant to entertain and keep healthy the ties between neighboring countries-a certain pirate ship draws closer, carrying old friends back into port.
It’s the holiday season and each of the roommates at 86 Bloomberg Place is a little blue. Megan’s got the boss from hell, and now her mom is going on a cruise, leaving Megan alone for Christmas for the first time ever. Lelani can’t afford to fly home to Hawaii and isn’t sure she’d be welcomed anyway, not that she can admit that to anyone. Anna’s old boyfriend—the one who cheated on her—has sailed back into her life, just when she’s met a for-real nice guy she’s been keeping secret from her large, crazy Latino family. And Kendall’s met a famous actor, who might be the answer to her money woes—if she could only convince him she’s the love of his life. Thank goodness God is around to listen when the girls need help!
A kickass kitchen primer full of healthy, plant-based recipes that you can whip up any night of the week.
The creators of the New York Times bestselling cookbook series Thug Kitchen are back to give you a crash course to help you to take the leap into healthy eating, starting with their signature fresh, California-inspired food.
Thug Kitchen 101 includes more than 100 easy, accessible recipes to give you a solid start toward a better diet like sweet potato al pastor tacos, firecracker salad, chickpea and green chili soup, and no-bake cookies. And it serves up food facts along with helpful tips and tricks so you’ll feel confident knowing exactly what the f*ck you’re making.
All recipes in TK 101 are guaranteed to be quicker than take out, so you can cook some tasty meals with simple ingredients regardless of when you stumble home from work. No excuses. It’s delicious, healthy, homemade food for all the full-time hustlers out there.
She wanted an adventure. She never imagined it would go this far.
It begins with a reality TV show. Twelve contestants are sent into the woods to face challenges that will test the limits of their endurance. While they are out there, something terrible happens—but how widespread is the destruction, and has it occurred naturally or is it man-made? Cut off from society, the contestants know nothing of it. When one of them—a young woman the show’s producers call Zoo—stumbles across the devastation, she can imagine only that it is part of the game.
Alone and disoriented, Zoo is heavy with doubt regarding the life—and husband—she left behind, but she refuses to quit.
One kiss lasts a moment.
But a thousand kisses can last a lifetime.
A bond that is forged in an instant and cherished for a decade.
A bond that neither time nor distance can break.
A bond that will last forever.
Or so they believe.
When seventeen-year-old Rune Kristiansen returns from his native Norway to the sleepy town of Blossom Grove, Georgia, where he befriended Poppy Litchfield as a child, he has just one thing on his mind. Why did the girl who was one half of his soul, who promised to wait faithfully for his return, cut him off without a word of explanation?