Things start out fine enough when Emily Boudreaux accepts a paramedic job in New Orleans, but each passing year brings more and more strife. Deciding to make a fresh start by returning to her roots, Emily leaves the big city behind to settle in the quaint town of Green Bayou, Louisiana. Peace and tranquility are what she seeks, but small town life offers far more tumult than she remembers.
Mystery, excitement, deceit, and passion run rampant along the murky waters of Bayou Assumption, and Emily is caught right in the middle of it all. When her past collides with her present to ultimately compromise her future, Emily is left praying going home wasn’t the wrong decision.
During the worst week of her life, Raleigh Harmon discovers her destiny.
Her best friend is a smart-mouthed genius girl named Drew Levinson. But Drew is gone. Nowhere to be found. Everybody insists Drew ran away. But Raleigh suspects something worse.
Armed with one rock hammer, an encyclopedic knowledge of city criminal codes, and a stubborn streak wide as the Chesapeake Bay, Raleigh searches for clues.
- Did Drew secretly meet somebody?
- Did her loony parents finally push her over the edge?
- Or is Raleigh’s hunch dead-on: Drew didn’t choose to leave….
The first book in the best-selling Raleigh Harmon mystery series, Stone and Sparkintroduces the girl who will grow up to become a forensic geologist and FBI agent—provided she survives her high school years.
A blood oath, a dreadful curse, and the evil eye. A dark family secret that will shatter lives and the woman who must risk everything to keep it buried.
From two neighbouring villas in the heart of the Tuscan countryside to the elegance of Siena; from a world steeped in ancient superstitions to a culture where family honour is paramount comes, this multi-layered novel of the lives, loves, secrets and strivings of two women and their families in the 13th century.
A blood oath to wed their first born children binds the Benevento and Ventura families. When Prudenza Benevento learns her nemesis, Felicia Ventura, is pregnant, she is jealous and secretly casts the curse of the evil eye upon her. Felicia gives birth to twin boys. Jealous, Prudenza visciously resurrects an ancient superstition that unidentical twins can only come from different fathers. The scandal tears apart Felicia’s marriage and makes her an outcast in the small Italian village where they live.
Yoga For Beginners: Your Guide To Master Yoga Poses While Strengthening Your Body, Calming Your Mind And Be Stress Free!
I think you will agree with me when I say, the world is a pretty crazy place. I mean we all wake up early in the morning, take our breakfast, disappear into our daily responsibilities (which can be work or school), return home, try to get some few hours of sleep and then wake up and repeat everything again.
What are we really doing to ourselves? We have made ourselves so busy that we have lost touch with our inner selves; which is okay except for the fact that, that type of life is affecting our health negatively by piling up stress in your body and mind.
You know what we need, a breather and this guide has the perfect one for you. YOGA!
Yes, you heard me. For a long time now, yoga has been known to work wonders on the body and mind.
As a registered nurse, Gail Stewart Frare knew too well all the terrible medical possibilities that could devastate a person, and couldn’t help but fret over her two sons, Jeff and Christopher. By the time Christopher entered his teen years as healthy as his older brother, her worries subsided. Then the unspeakable happened.
While on a spring break trip to visit Jeff, fifteen-year-old Christopher nearly died from a virus-induced heart failure—becoming one of the only six in one hundred thousand people who suffer from post viral cardiomyopathy. Shortly thereafter, he had to undergo heart transplant surgery. The transplant was successful, but eventually his medication made him vulnerable to an aggressive form of cancer, and he died at the age of twenty-two.
Deep inside the heart of east Baltimore’s most treacherous projects lives Eboni; a single mother accused of a murder she didn’t commit. With the police and FBI hot on her trail, she has to shield her family and young son from the real KILLER while trying to clear her own name. But what happens when an ordinary woman is forced to break the law in order to protect her child? Will she become the murderer she’s accused of being when her family is put in jeopardy? Or will the people trying to take her out finally get their way? Based on true events…
You will cheer with every victory and feel the pain of every obstacle as Eboni and her family show us all how to fight back! Get your emotions ready for the ride of their life, it’s “Black Butterfly” -Hip Hop Busines Journal’s Literary Award Winner!
Gardiner Amory’s life is reeling—Nixon is being impeached, his wife is leaving him, and his worldview is rapidly becoming outdated. His daughter, Daley, has spent the first eleven years of her life negotiating her parents’ conflicting worlds: the liberal, socially committed realm of her mother and the conservative, liquor-soaked life of her father. But when the pair divorces, Gardiner’s basest impulses are unleashed in a deluge, the chasm between all of them widens, and Daley is stretched thinly across it.
As she reaches adulthood, Daley rejects the narrow world of her father’s prejudices and embarks on her own life—until Gardiner hits rock bottom. Returning home to help her father get sober, Daley risks everything she’s found beyond him, including a chance at love, in an attempt to repair a trust that was broken long ago . . .
Finally settling down with his hunky cop boyfriend, former callboy Kevin Connor is giving up the “oldest profession” for a new career: producing his mom’s TV talk show, Sophie’s Voice. But when their latest guest—gay porn sensation Brent Havens—ends up floating in the East River after vowing to blow the lid off the adult film industry, Connor returns to the world of high-stakes sex to find out: Who killed the twink who had everything?
Was it the X-rated director who exploited his star for his own desires? The bartender boyfriend who hustled more than just cocktails? Or the eye-candy costar who left the sweet actor for a sugar daddy?
This book explores the philosophies behind the tiny house lifestyle, helps you determine whether it’s a good fit for you, and guides you through the transition to a smaller space. For inspiration, you’ll meet tiny house pioneers and hear how they built their dwellings (and their lives) in unconventional, creative and purposeful ways.
Inside Tiny House Living, you’ll find everything you need to design a tiny home of your own:
- Worksheets and exercises to help you home in on your true needs, define personal goals, and develop a tiny house layout that’s just right for you
- Practical strategies for cutting through clutter and paring down your possessions
- Guidance through the world of building codes and zoning laws
- Design tricks for making the most of every square foot, including multi-function features and ways to maximize vertical space
- Tours of 11 tiny houses and the unique story behind each
Big girls need love, too, but at what cost?
Lilly is loaded, not only with money but with weight. Both things she could do without. But even with her undesired millionaire status, she doesn’t hold on to false hopes of finding true love. So when a sexy stranger comes into her life dripping with seduction, she finds it hard to resist. The bigger they are the harder they fall and Lilly falls straight through the floor in love with Mr. Sexy. Too bad he’s there for all the wrong reasons.
The chance of losing it all will make you do some crazy things and Devin’s willing to do whatever it takes to keep his life together. All seems lost when out of nowhere he’s approached by a Millionaire Momma with an offer he can’t refuse. But even a womanizer like Devin has a heart and when the short, chunky girl with the carefree attitude breaks through his icy façade, he finds that losing everything takes on a whole new meaning.
The country girls are Caithleen “Kate” Brady and Bridget “Baba” Brennan, and their story begins in the repressive atmosphere of a small village in the west of Ireland in the years following World War II. Kate is a romantic, looking for love; Baba is a survivor. Setting out to conquer the bright lights of Dublin, they are rewarded with comical miscommunications, furtive liaisons, bad faith, bad luck, bad sex, and compromise; marrying for the wrong reasons, betraying for the wrong reasons, fighting in their separate ways against the overwhelming wave of expectations forced upon “girls” of every era.
When a mysterious text message summons May Wexler to a biker bar in downtown New Orleans, she knows something is very wrong. Her sister has sent out an SOS, but when May gets there, she’s nowhere to be found and May is the one in trouble—she’s wearing pink espadrilles, she’s got a Chihuahua in her purse, and she’s in the middle of a shootout.
After tall, muscular Ozzie comes to her rescue, May has no choice but to follow him to safety. At the headquarters of his private security firm, the Bourbon Street Boys, she finds a refuge for the night—and the offer of a job. But it’s not long before a gun-toting stalker isn’t the only complication in May’s life: the more time she spends with Ozzie, the less she can deny that they’ve got some serious chemistry.
It’s been fifteen years since Rosamunde last lived at the vicarage in Potter’s Cove, the pretty coastal village where she grew up, experienced her first true love—and a heartbreak that changed her life forever. But now Potter’s Cove is calling her back: it’s time to make peace with the past and go home.
Rosamunde’s return to the vicarage in the days before Christmas is a whirlwind of festive cheer and heartwarming reunions with friends, family and her loving father, the vicar. And while seeing the old place after all this time stirs painful memories of long-ago grief, it also reminds her of all the love she left behind. Fifteen years ago she vowed never to let herself be vulnerable again—but now that she’s back she’s not so sure. Is it possible that real happiness could strike more than once?
Ty Alexander has touched many lives with her popular lifestyle blog, Gorgeous in Gray. But in her early 20s, her own life was upended when her mother was diagnosed with cancer. Ty was suddenly forced to become not just a loving daughter, but a caregiver, patient advocate, and researcher. And when her mom passed the pain was overwhelming. Though she still grieves every day, her experience has taught her how to move on while still honoring the love that endures.
In this beautiful, honest, and intensely personal guidebook, Ty provides the insight and inspiration that every mourner needs to make it through this time of unrelenting emotional pain and sadness.
Gary Zukav’s timeless, humorous, New York Times bestselling masterpiece, The Dancing Wu Li Masters, is arguably the most widely acclaimed introduction to quantum physics ever written. Scientific American raves: “Zukav is such a skilled expositor, with such an amiable style, that it is hard to imagine a layman who would not find his book enjoyable and informative.” Accessible, edifying, and endlessly entertaining, The Dancing Wu Li Masters is back in a beautiful new edition—and the doors to the fascinating, dazzling, remarkable world of quantum physics are opened to all once again, no previous mathematical or technical expertise required.