In 1860, in Palo Pinto, Texas a family is slaughtered, their homestead torched. Nineteen-year-old Barleigh Flanders survives the terrifying midnight raid. Fiercely determined to rebuild, she seizes an opportunity meant for another. Desperate, near penniless, her foolhardy scheme could prove calamitous, yet it’s her only hope.
Barleigh’s grueling journey stretches from Texas to Missouri, and into the rugged Utah Territory. It’s an emotional journey that takes her to places of uncharted darkness, discovery, and redemption when old family secrets are revealed.
Abigail Hart is once again between jobs. She’s also still between boyfriends, which means it’s time for her semi-annual change of scenery. A new job in a new town is Abby’s favorite tactic for finding a fresh path. But when she learns that the uncle who raised her has been found dead, the result of a suspicious fire, Abby’s next path leads home.
Abby returns to the small town of Unahu, Tennessee, nestled in the heart of the Smoky Mountains, to bury her uncle and sift through the ashes for answers. Things heat up quickly when she finds herself caught between a deadly firebug and the romantic advances of not one, but two handsome friends from her youth.
Beautiful Park Avenue heiress, Deedee Dahlen, and Lana Bantry, abused child from the wrong side of the tracks, live in different worlds. They share a father but not an inheritance, a lover but not a commitment. They are sisters—and strangers.
Until murder—and Slash Steiner, the man they both love—bring the two women, sisters and strangers, enemies and rivals, face to face in a scalding confrontation.
Like all Avoidables, I’ve been consumed by hate for a race that rejects us so heartlessly. I’ve become dangerous.
With only one arm, my world is limited. Not only with what I can and can’t do, but with my whole life. You see, I’m an Avoidable. A person who’s deemed less than beautiful. Which means I get to live on Lower Side, the place reserved for those of us who don’t pass the Perfects test.
My rebellious side has me venturing over to Upper Side, where the Perfects live. Their part of the city is luxurious, while we live in filth. Even meeting Jason, a Perfect who uncovers who I really am, doesn’t stop me from detesting his kind.
Unlucky in love, Maddie St. Clair hides behind an antique store and her mudlarking hobby. That is until she finds a medieval ring that throws her back to 1102 Cumberland and into the life of Lady Madeline Vincent, heiress to Norman lands and about to be married to an autocratic Baron, William Dowell, nine hundred years her senior.
Lord William Dowell protects his own. Usually, from his closest neighbor and long standing foe the Baron of Aimecourt. Forced to marry his dead enemy’s daughter, Lady Madeline, by King’s decree, he hides his growing respect for his wife behind a wanton mistress.
Detective Garda Sergeant Mike West is called to investigate a murder in a local Foxrock graveyard. Suspicion immediately falls on a local woman, Kelly Johnson, whose husband disappeared some months before.
And then she disappears.
Evidence leads West to the small village of Come to Good, Cornwall, but when he checks in to a local Inn, he finds Kelly has arrived before him. Her explanation seems to make sense but just when West thinks his suspicions are unfounded, she disappears again.
Is she guilty? West, fighting an unsuitable attraction, doesn’t want to believe it. But the evidence against her is mounting.
Executive assistant Emma Taylor is desperate for a little time away; away from her job, her life and from thoughts of her boss’s son who doesn’t seem to know she even exists. Tired of waiting for the time to be right, she takes advantage of her boss’s generous offer for a little weekend getaway to thank her for helping out with a difficult business deal.
Former NFL superstar Lucas Montgomery is still suffering from a career-ending injury. His self-imposed exile from life is exactly what he wants; a sanctuary where there’s no chance for disappointment or distractions and that’s exactly the way he likes it.
Spirits were high when the Fairchild F-227 took off from Mendoza, Argentina, and headed for Santiago, Chile. On board were forty-five people, including an amateur rugby team from Uruguay and their friends and family. The skies were clear that Friday, October 13, 1972, and at 3:30 p.m., the Fairchild’s pilot reported their altitude at 15,000 feet. But one minute later, the Santiago control tower lost all contact with the aircraft. For eight days, Chileans, Uruguayans, and Argentinians searched for it, but snowfall in the Andes had been heavy, and the odds of locating any wreckage were slim.
In Adele Ashworth’s classic historical romance Stolen Charms, the privileged Natalie Haislett wishes to meet the Black Knight, a Robin Hood–type crook who steals from the rich and gives to the poor.
Against her better judgment, she enlists the help of Jonathan Drake, a known rogue who has left many hearts in his wake. Will Natalie be his latest conquest or will it be the Black Knight who’ll capture her heart?
In this practical book, family counselor and best-selling author Gary Smalley, with John Trent, reveals a simple yet profound plan for a marriage of depth, warmth, and excitement. Guide your marriage for a lifetime by learning how to make your spouse feel truly honored, keep courtship alive, rebuild trust, and become best friends with your family. According to Smalley, good marriages are no accident. And deciding to love-in the practical ways outlined here-can result in relationships that are tougher than tough times.
In 4386 B.C., a young priestess named Sabalah conceives a magical child with a mysterious stranger named Arash. Sabalah names the child Marrah. This child will save the Goddess-worshiping people of Europe from nomad invaders called Beastmen, but only if her mother can keep her alive long enough to grow up. Warned in a vision of the coming invasion, Sabalah flees west with Arash to save her baby daughter, only to discover that she is running into the arms of her worst enemies. In the dark forests of northern Europe, other humanlike species left over from the Ice Age still exist.
In a gripping, moment-by-moment narrative based on a wealth of recently declassified documents and in-depth interviews, Bob Drury and Tom Clavin tell the remarkable drama that unfolded over the final, heroic hours of the Vietnam War. This closing chapter of the war would become the largest-scale evacuation ever carried out, as improvised by a small unit of Marines, a vast fleet of helicopter pilots flying nonstop missions beyond regulation, and a Marine general who vowed to arrest any officer who ordered his choppers grounded while his men were still on the ground.