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A Million Tears (The Tears Series Book 1) (affiliate link)
America at the turn of the century. For the enterprising immigrant – a land of optimism and hope. From the hardship and poverty of Wales in 1890 this is the story of the Griffiths family and their journey to succeed in the new country. Henke describes the excitement of the pioneers in the early twentieth century. A tale of intrigue and adventure – the characters come to life against the backdrop of the time. You will not want to put this book down.
A Million Tears is a mighty epic, a tale of love and hate, murder and suicide, poverty and wealth – this is a story of a family whose devotion for each other helps them to succeed where others fail.
The Jenny Starling Mysteries Books 1-4 (affiliate link)
BOOK 1: THE BIRTHDAY MYSTERY
Jenny Starling is catering a birthday bash at a lavish country house. But a young man drowns before the guests have even arrived. Incredibly, the party goes ahead as planned. Until everyone gathers for a midnight toast and one guest drops down dead. Out of a long guestlist of suspects, who wanted them dead? Jenny Starling won’t stop until the murderer is found.
BOOK 2: THE WINTER MYSTERY
Jenny finds herself snowed-in for Christmas. But the family she’s cooking for are not full of festive spirit. In fact, they hate each other. When one of them is found dead — sprawled over the kitchen table — they all assume Jenny is behind it. Can she find the real murderer in time to clear her name?
BOOK 3: THE RIVERBOAT MYSTERY
Jenny gets a job on a luxury paddle steamer. Her boss is a wealthy businessman. All she has to do is cook for his small number of guests. But things quickly turn sour. Then Jenny discovers the body of one of the passengers in the store cupboard. Who wanted him dead and why?
Just A Little White Lie: A Sweet Romantic Comedy (Haven Hallways) (affiliate link)
A little white lie to solve one problem is about to snowball out of control…
When party girl Lauren finds herself in bucket loads of debt and having to return home to live with her controlling brother, she thinks life can’t get any worse.
Her brother is living with the world’s biggest irritation—his best friend, Jack—the tower of muscle who loves to tease her.
Desperate to pay off her debts, she spruces up her résumé, turning herself into the world’s best teacher in the hopes of finding a job fast.
It works! She’s invited to substitute at the elite Haven Academy… as a dance teacher. Whoops. Maybe she shouldn’t have made herself sound so accomplished, but what’s one little white lie, right?
She quickly figures out that a class of reluctant students are not about to dance one step for a fraud. She needs to come up with the right moves to win them over and get them working as a team. And who better to help her than champion dancer, Jack.
Tangled Up In You (Bon Chance Boonies Book 1) (affiliate link)
Can their friendship bloom into the second chance they both desire? Or is history something none of us can escape?
After her alcoholic husband drained their bank yet again, Emily Breaux reached her breaking point. Packing her bags, she retreated back to her hometown of Bon Chance in search of a fresh start.
Contractor Noah Devereaux would love to help her rebuild her dreams. The Iraq war veteran battles with PTSD, yet Emily’s quiet presence offers him a calming solace. More than anything, he wishes for some way to repay her for the peace she brings to his life. But it takes more than wishes to make Emily’s dream of opening her own catering company come true.
Will returning home to Bon Chance, Louisiana be the perfect recipe for Emily to start over?
What the Pet Food Industry is Not Telling You, was written out of the mad love Dr. Stephanie Krol has for her dogs, past and present as well as the pain and trauma felt when faced with a serious situation relevant to her current dog’s health as she navigated the traditional medical system trying to make the right choice. Each chapter is a: “thank you” to all those who helped her make the best decisions for her dog, as well as a: “pay it forward,” from what she has learned throughout the process. Her book also provides the reader with diet options.
Dr. Krol’s goal is to share the knowledge gained in the healing of her dog, in the hope it will spare the pain of all dogs (and cats) around the world! This book will help you glean information needed to help your dog live the longest, happiest life possible.
7 Days In Hell (Where Nightmares Dwell Short Stories) (affiliate link)
Buckle up and enjoy a terrifying and thrilling ride through 7 Days in Hell from the twisted mind of author Kevin M. Moehring.
Watch in fascination as innocent people have horrible, hellish days. From haunted houses to slashers in the woods. From unholy churches to Uber rides gone wrong, things go from bad to worse.
These stories won’t only keep you awake tonight, you’ll be afraid to leave your house alone!
This Won’t End Well (affiliate link)
No new people: that’s Annie Mercer’s vow. It’s bad enough that her boss sabotaged her chemistry career and her best friend tried to cure her with crystals. But after her fiancé, Jon, asks for space while he’s gallivanting around Paris, Annie decides she needs space too—from everyone.
Yet when Harper moves in next door, Annie can’t help but train a watchful eye on the glamorous but fragile young woman. And if keeping Harper safe requires teaming up with Mo, a maddeningly optimistic amateur detective, who is she to mind her own business?
Soon Annie has let not one but two new people into her life. Then Jon reappears—and he wants her to join him in France. She’s pretty sure letting anyone get close won’t end well. So she must decide: Is another shot at happiness worth the risk?
Charmingly Yours (A Morning Glory Novel Book 1) (affiliate link)
For Rosemary Reynolds, life in tiny Morning Glory, Mississippi, is just like the fabric store she runs: it seems she’s always waiting around for someone else to make the first stitch. Then a dear childhood friend passes away, leaving behind a gift that sends Rosemary on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure.
Despite her mother’s protests, Rosemary heads to New York City for a stay in her cousin’s trendy SoHo loft. On her first day in town, a wrong turn leads her to Little Italy…and into the arms of handsome, outgoing Sal Genovese. Sal’s mother wants him to marry a longtime family friend, but to him, Rosemary is a breath of fresh country air, and he’s happy to show her a good time. Soon, Rosemary is swept up in a world she thought only existed in movies. To turn a two-week fling into a forever thing, she and Sal will have to make every moment count.
From the Nobel Prize–winning author of The Good Earth: These three novels are fascinating portraits of women in China.
In 1938, Pearl S. Buck became the first woman to win a Nobel Prize in Literature for The Good Earth, which had already earned her the Pulitzer Prize. Upon choosing Buck’s novel for her book club in 2004, Oprah Winfrey said: “Reading Pearl Buck’s writing feels like reading poetry to me. I just love the quiet rhythm of the words. They evoke the simple beauty of the characters and the harsh mystery of China’s ancient culture.” The daughter of missionaries, the New York Times–bestselling author would continue to explore many aspect of Chinese culture in her work, and the three novels collected in this volume represent some of her most compassionate and revealing fiction.
First Bride to Fall (Majestic Maine Book 1) (affiliate link)
A shy woman. Her outdoorsy crush. And the bet that could bring them together…or implode spectacularly.
Nell Delaney will do almost anything for her parents and her two sisters. But enter a marriage of convenience to save the family’s coffee shop? Too far. So Nell and her sisters strike a deal: whoever hasn’t found love in thirty days has to step up to take one for the team. The good news? Nell knows the perfect guy to fall in love with. The bad news? She’s going to have to pretend she likes the outdoors…a lot.
Adventure guide Grant Williams knows immediately that Nell is not exactly Little Miss Outdoorsy. She’s a walking natural disaster—an amazingly adorable disaster. And whoa, their chemistry is unbelievable. Everything between them is so perfect, he’s not even a little bit shocked when he starts thinking of forever…
First Time in Forever (Puffin Island Book 1) (affiliate link)
Windswept, isolated and ruggedly beautiful, Puffin Island is a haven for day-trippers and daydreamers alike. But this charming community has a way of bringing people together in the most unexpected ways…
It’s been a summer of firsts for Emily Donovan. From becoming a stand-in mom to her niece, Lizzy, to arriving on Puffin Island, her life has become virtually unrecognizable. Between desperately safeguarding Lizzy and her overwhelming fear of the ocean—which surrounds her everywhere she goes!—Emily has lost count of the number of “just breathe” pep talks she’s given herself. And that’s before charismatic local yacht club owner Ryan Cooper kisses her…
Ryan knows all about secrets. And it’s clear that newcomer Emily—with her haunted eyes and the little girl she won’t let out of her sight—is hiding from something besides the crazy chemistry between them. So Ryan decides he’s going to make it his personal mission to help her unwind and enjoy the sparks! But can Puffin Island work its magic on Emily and get her to take the biggest leap of trust of all—putting her heart in someone else’s hands?
The Jasmine Wife (affiliate link)
At midnight where the jasmine blooms, a woman waits for her lover…
Sara Archer’s future as the dutiful wife of a British official in India seems assured, until a chance meeting with the gorgeous and powerful Ravi Sabran changes everything.
Under the heat of the Indian sun, the veneer of polite society wears off quickly and soon Sara realises that nothing is as it appears to be, especially her husband Charles…
But in the beautiful jasmine gardens of the Maharajah’s palace, Sara follows a forbidden path… away from her bullying husband, towards Ravi and the long-buried secrets of her own birth.
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