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The Devil's Eye by Dawn Brown
The Other: A traditional clean Victorian Gothic (Gothika Series)
L.C. Kincaide - 2017
She was wrong. New widow, Haley Colbrooke travels to Ashdown to meet her husband’s family and to visit his grave. The shocking news of their recent marriage is awkward enough. That her brother in-law is Lance’s identical twin is worse. Given her circumstances, she accepts the invitation to stay, which sets in motion a chain of events that will risk Haley losing all she has left. Rather than finding solace, she is drawn into past tragedies and deadly secrets. Perhaps coming to the family estate was a terrible mistake.
Christina Jones - 2003
Her husband, Leon, tells her he’s leaving her, her three children are very unhappy and unsettled, and even her beloved home, Honeysuckle House, is at risk. Without Leon and the painful disruption to everyone’s lives, the family is also finding it hard to cope with the running of the family restaurant, Cookery Nook. However, although Rosie could never have imagined it, Leon’s leaving isn’t the end, but a new beginning for everyone…
Rachael Johns - 2016
From the bar stools of the local pub to the wide open plains of the biggest stations in the world, these tales travel the dusty roads to the heart of Australia and the women who understand how to work hard -- and play even harder.In the latest in the wildly successful Secret Confessions series from Escape Publishing, the women of Down & Dusty invite you into their lives -- and their bedrooms.*-*Welcome to the HEART - and HEAT - of Australia …They say that no one has secrets in a small town - these women prove them wrong.Casey Cooper left her husband and the small town of Milpinyani Springs in her dust a year ago, vowing never to return. But a favour to a friend finds her back in town—and back in her husband’s garage, where he offers her a proposition too sexy to refuse. A naked Joel has always been the one thing Casey can’t resist - but can her heart handle the heat?*-*Secret Confessions: Down & DustyBook #1: Casey by Rachael JohnsBook #2: Lucky by Cate EllinkBook #3: Kelly by Fiona LoweBook #4: Brooke by Eden SummersBook #5: Clarissa by Mel TeshcoBook #6: Skye by Rhyll BiestBook #7: Maree by Elizabeth DunkBook #8: Frankie by Jackie Ashenden
Shadows of the Past
Elaine Shelabarger - 2010
The young widow of the disgraced Sir Hugh Delahaye, Adeline reverts to her maiden name and is determined to leave the past behind. When she encounters Guy Ashleigh, the handsome and charismatic young ward of the village squire, they fall passionately in love, but Guy is expected to marry his childhood sweetheart. When jealousy forces them apart and the secrets of the past catch up with them, Adeline sees no alternative but to run away. Somehow, they must find a way to overcome the obstacles that threaten to destroy their future together.
Sleep In Heavenly Peace Inn
Malinda Martin - 2014
What could be a better destination for the holidays than a peaceful inn tucked in the picturesque mountains of Vermont? But when a blizzard hits, three couples will be forced to deal not only with the weather but also with the reality of their relationships. Mary Michaels, competent innkeeper is very good at her job. And at hiding her growing attraction for the inn’s handyman, Joe Puletti. Friend of her late husband, Joe is a great catch, but with a five-year old son and complications from her past, Mary is not. Lila Benson needs to reinvent her life. What the quiet, second grade teacher doesn’t need is to run into a face from her past—Dan Hamilton, football star that she helped tutor in high school. And fell hopelessly in love with. Celia and Richard Davis have brought their children Kevin and Jenna for a family vacation. It will be their last since the divorce will be final soon. However, Kevin and Jenna have hopes that a little time together is all their parents need to heal their family. Can these relationships be saved? Anything’s possible at Christmas. Especially with the help of three children, a man with a white beard, the inn’s mysterious manager, and a reindeer.
God’s Gift to Love Again
Chloe Carley - 2020
Will they put their trust in God?Innocent - Romantic - Mighty!Amie Davison is a kind-hearted, beautiful woman that would do anything to protect the children at the church shelter. Even though recently orphaned, Amie chooses to see the best in people, although people with dark secrets surround her. Despite her innocent character, she will face everyone threatening the church and stand by the side of anyone that would help it. Like the new deputy. How will her faith guide her through this new challenge?Josh Morgan is a reserved and repentant deputy. He is grateful for the opportunity he was given to turn his life around, and he would do anything to prevent going back to a life of crime. But now that he is starting to realize that people are not who they claim to be, he will have to make a choice. Will he look after the people that need him the most, even if that means losing everything?When the truth about Amie’s father comes to light, she will need him to fight beside her. How can Amie and Josh save the church and revenge the murder of her father while safeguarding their love?"God’s Gift to Love Again" is a stand-alone Christian Historical Romance Novel with no cheating, no cliffhangers, and a guaranteed happily ever after.
A Miami Wedding : Christmas Edition
Diamond D. Johnson - 2018
In fact, over the course of one month, this family is thrown so many curveballs as they prepare themselves for Christmas Day. This is the season for joy, laughter, and giving, but for the Wiggin’s family, it’s more like turmoil, anger, and sadness. The goal is for everyone to make it to Christmas Day in one piece, but that seemed almost impossible. This is a holiday read that will take you through the wild journey of love, hate, family, and forgiveness. The Wiggins family may not be perfect, or at times they may even seem like they’ll crumble, but weathering storms just happens to be one thing that they're good at.
Lord Cavendish Returns (The Cavendish Mysteries Book 5)
Rebecca King - 2015
However, doubts soon begin to surface and he is forced to return to the place of his childhood, Hambley Wood, in his quest for the truth.To find the register that proves his birth, he has to enlist the help of the astonishingly beautiful vicar’s daughter, Arrabella. Unfortunately, they are soon drawn into series of frightening adventures which brings them together and ignites a passion that neither of them can ignore. However, while the mishaps draw them closer, the truth about Harper’s ancestry tears them apart. Can a future ever be theirs, or will a cruel twist of fate, and affairs of the past, prevent them ever having a future together?
The Other Side of Christmas (Home for Christmas Book 2)
Sharon Booth - 2019
Katy’s driving home for Christmas – except an empty, cold caravan hardly seems like home, and it’s not feeling much like Christmas. It wasn’t supposed to be like this: a few months ago she had her dream cottage, a loving fiance, and big plans for a perfect wedding. Now she’s in her car, travelling through the snow along dark, country lanes, heading towards a Christmas spent by herself, with nothing more to look forward to than a frozen turkey dinner and a box of Quality Street. With her friends busy with their guests, her parents on a cruise, and her ex-fiance miles away, the only person Katy is expecting to see at all is Luke, the builder who has been working hard to transform Katy’s cottage before it goes up for sale on the other side of Christmas. Arriving at last in the Holderness village of Weltringham, she’s disappointed to find both the cottage and the caravan in darkness, and Luke nowhere to be seen. It seems everyone in the world has abandoned her to her gloomy fate. Is she doomed to have the worst festive season ever, or is someone about to save Katy’s Christmas? After all, it is the time of miracles … Take a break from those Christmas preparations and curl up by the fire for a couple of hours with this seasonal cosy read.
2612 Cherryhill Lane - A Novel
Glenn Vo - 2020
His little sister, Gabby, is in the car with him when he gets distracted and crashes into a tree at 2612 Cherryhill Lane. Gabby loses her life and Jonathan’s legs are amputated.After the accident, his father won’t speak to him, his girlfriend breaks up with him, he loses his scholarship, and all hope seems to be lost until, years later, he meets Samantha Reid. She accepts a job as his personal assistant and teaches him that God still loves him no matter his mistakes, that redemption can be found, and he needs to first forgive himself to find it.Thanks to Samantha, Jonathan turns from a despondent, dejected, and bitter man who no longer cares about football to someone capable of loving life, people, and football again. Much to their surprise, too, Jonathan and Samantha kindle a tasteful romance that takes them on a journey of triumph over tragedy.
A Woman Named Smith
Marie Conway Oemler - 1919
Amusing mystery story, its melodramatic plot unwinding against the charming background of a South Carolina townlet stirred to its depths by the passing of an historic mansion, through a spite will, to the possession of "a Yankee woman named Smith".
Fallin' For Rozay: An Urban Romance
Mz Robinson - 2017
From the moment, he met the young beauty, he knew she was unlike any woman he’d ever met and she would fill a role that no other woman ever served. Zuri wanted nothing more, than to break free from the strain of her mundane relationship with her boyfriend Darwin, and have one night to herself. However, upon meeting Rozay, one night quickly turns into an addiction. When friends turn into foes and partners turn into predators, Zuri discovers that the best part of her “Addiction” isn’t the way his touch drives her to the highest peaks of pleasure, leaving her breathless and screaming his name. Nor is it the way, his eyes speak to her soul or the way his lips make her weak. However, it’s the way he protects her and shows her the kind of love that words cannot do justice. In this original romance by Mz. Robinson and presented by Cole Hart, join Zuri and Rozay as they embark on an adventure filled with pain, passion, and desire and discover what happens when “One night” turns into “Forever”.
The Doctor's Estate
Heather Quinto - 2019
The story takes you on a wild ride into the world of the paranormal and the fight between good and evil. It is the story of a man named Ted who moves into a new home, not knowing the dark secrets that lie within its walls. He is a man who never believed in an afterlife. The mere mention of ghosts or even religions were enough to give him a laugh. However, he finds himself in a home where shadows lurk at every corner ready to attack him, along with terror-filled visions. Ted is taken down a path that makes him question everything-even his sanity. Demons, satanic rituals, and death are what awaits him as he slowly unfurls the hidden secrets of the doctor’s estate.