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On Wings of Love by Elaine L. Schulte
While I Was Waiting
Georgia Hill - 2015
Mary, HerefordshireI am really not sure why I am writing this. A foolish whim by a foolish old lady and it will probably sit in a box unread and decay much like its writer when Death makes his careless decision.But perhaps someone will find it. Someone will care enough to read and somehow I know that will happen.April 2000, Clematis Cottage, Stoke St. Mary, HerefordshireTired of her life in London, freelance illustrator Rachel buys the beautiful but dilapidated Clematis Cottage and sets about creating the home of her dreams. But tucked away behind the water tank in the attic and left to gather dust for decades is an old biscuit tin containing letters, postcards and a diary. So much more than old scraps of paper, these are precious memories that tell the story of Henrietta Trenchard-Lewis, the love she lost in the Great War and the girl who was left behind.
Meg Hutchinson - 2001
She flees to save herself, but cannot save her child and the memory of that tragic loss haunts her days. Taken in by a band of Black Country Romanies, Garnet is touched by the warmth and generosity of the gypsy people, even if not all of them offer her an equally charitable welcome. Although loved by their leader, Garnet moves on once she has regained her strength and determines to take revenge on her husband.
An Old Love's Shadow
Abby Gray - 1999
She’s on a charitable mission, by damn, and that rowdy cantina next door is drowning out her gospel singing. The clash with the sexy-as-hell man who runs the cantina hits with enough force to burn down the small Mexican town. What happens in Mexico… Is supposed to stay in Mexico but Hunter can’t get that blonde with the ice blue eyes out of his mind when he goes home to Texas. Finding her isn’t the problem. Convincing her that he’s interested—well, that’s another story. Mercy tried to get over Hunter, especially when she found out about his past. She had two choices: move on or give him one more chance because no other man should have to live in an old love’s shadow. If you liked Carolyn Brown’s books, Love Is, Trouble in Paradise, The Wager or The Yard Rose, you will love An Old Love’s Shadow.
Mail Order Bride's Baby And Her Mismatched Rancher
Florence Linnington - 2019
There will be no more singing in saloons, no more late nights. Sam Sayler has everything he wants, a ranch of his own, loyal ranch hands, and a life under the wide Colorado skies. All he needs now, is a wife. When Abbie arrives in Sunny Springs, they realize a terrible misunderstanding has taken place: the mail order bride agency has mismatched Abbie to Sam. Abbie has a baby. And a baby is the last thing Sam wants. Sam’s dark past is stopping him from accepting Abbie’s baby as his own. But Abbie can see that deep down, Sam likes children. Sam finds it hard to face his own fears. While a snowstorm forces Abbie to stay at his ranch, he intends to send both mother and child packing as soon as the weather clears. Finally Abbie is forced to give him an ultimatum: love her and her child or lose them both. Will Abbie and her baby be forced to leave her new home in search of another fresh start? Or will Sam overcome his past, and allow Abbie to redeem him?
Night Music: A Novel
Deanna Lynn Sletten - 2018
Desperate to learn more about the war, she joins a group of college women who send letters to soldiers and befriends Joseph Russo, a young soldier. But a few months after they begin corresponding, his letters stop coming, and Char moves on, still confused as to why so many young lives are being lost so far away from home.Two years later, Char begins college in her small Illinois town of Grand Falls. She's been dating her brother's long-time best friend, Deke Masterson, who is a senior in college and is deep into the anti-war movement. Char is still confused over how she feels about the war. Then a stranger comes to town and changes everything.Joseph Russo served in the Vietnam War, earning a Purple Heart for his injury as well as a life-long limp. He's ready to put the war behind him. While in Vietnam, he'd corresponded with a girl from Grand Falls and he enjoyed reading about her idyllic life. When he's discharged, he moves there to attend college. And when he meets Charlotte in person, he's taken with her sweetness, intelligence, and beauty.The battle lines are drawn as Deke resents Joe's presence around Char. What started out as a well-deserved escape to a small town for Joe soon turns into a battle of wills between him and the idealistic Deke. And there stands Charlotte, right in the middle.Night Music is a story about a moment in time when the world was chaotic and nothing was completely clear. In the midst of all the chaos, can Char and Joe find enough middle ground to fall in love?What readers are saying about Night Music:--"Sletten has crafted an emotional story centered with conflict that brings the characters to life." ~ Write-Read-Life--"Characters who feel three-dimensional, a setting that is almost its own character, and a story that entertains while also challenging us to think." Melissa at Bibliotica--"All the characters seemed so real..." Comfy Reading--"It was refreshing to read a story based on the late 1960's..." Sara at Chick Lit Central-- "A wonderful job of capturing both the turmoil and the love of that time." Susan at The Book Bag
Mary Lou Widmer - 1980
Brutally exposed to the naked facts of life, Katie Raspanti fled the dingy hovels of the slums to become a kitchen maid in New Orleans's most elegant household. She was no more than a child, but all too soon she became the tantalizing beauty who commanded the hearts of two brothers, both willing to abandon family and fortune to be at her side. Never, ever, did Katie dream that she would be the one to ignite the passions that would divide the legendary Eagan family, that would drive the Eagan boys to greatness, that would propel her to the top of New Orleans society and beyond... NIGHT JASMINE
Brides of Scotland: Four full length Novels
Kathryn Le Veque - 2018
Welcome to the wilds of Scotland with over TWO thousand pages of Medieval Pagentry - purchase this limited edition set or read for free in KINDLE UNLIMITED! Where England and Scotland collide amongst gently rolling hills of the borders, passion happens. This limited edition bundle that is a must-have for your Le Veque library. Enjoy the excitement and passion of these highly rated, full-length Scottish-set romances, including: DarkWolfe: The brooding son of The Wolfe finds love in a Scottish warrior lass. The Lion of the North: One of Le Veque's best novels. The borders of England and Scotland blur in this story of revenge and passion. The Fallen One: Once the greatest knight in England, he regains his honor fighting battles in Scotland. The Warrior Poet - Feuding families in this Romeo-and-Juliet saga set in the borders. The lines of England and Scotland are blurred in this spectacular collection. Get it before it's gone!
The Wicked Wolfe: De Wolfe Pack Connected World
Mary Lancaster - 2019
Captain John Wolfe, known as Mad Jack, has left the army under parental pressure. But fighting is in his blood and he does not take well to civilian life. In his own words he is “going to the devil” and is in Blackhaven to sell a minor property in order to continue on that course. Until his house and his hangover are invaded by the genteel but poverty-stricken James family and their terrifying dog. Linnet James’s chief concern is to make her mother well again. Between that, money worries and caring for her young siblings, she has no time and less inclination to consider marriage. Until she encounters Wolfe. Their meeting is the start of an adventures involving highwaymen, poets, pawnbrokers and thin ice—and sudden, unexpected love. Read for FREE with Kindle Unlimited
The Colours of Love
Rita Bradshaw - 2015
Their short honeymoon results in a baby, but on the birth of her daughter, Joy, Esther's world falls apart. Esther's dying mother confesses to a dark secret that she has kept to herself for twenty years: Esther is not her natural daughter but the result of an exchange of babies after her own child was stillborn. Esther's real mother was being forced to give up her baby to an orphanage by her furious family who were incensed about the unsuitability of their daughter's lover, and Joy's birth makes the reason clear. Harshly rejected by Monty, and with the man Esther believed was her father breathing fire and damnation, she takes her precious baby and leaves everything and everyone she's ever known, determined to fend for herself and her child. But her fight is just beginning . . .
Hawk Brothers Romance Collection
Cami Checketts - 2019
*Bonus in this collection only: Hawk Brothers Reunion* The Hawk Brothers aren't just famous, wealthy, or handsome. They're the face of the Hawk Family fortune, and practically their own high-end brand. Don't miss each of their stories as they find the right woman to humble, tease, and love them. The Determined Groom: A broken football star becomes the trainer to an elite female athlete who can’t decide if she should tell off the flirty billionaire or fall in love with him. Cambree Kinley is the toughest chick she knows, except when it comes to protecting her heart. Yet how can she resist the billionaire superstar Emmett Hawk? When he pursues her—treating her like gold and making her smile nonstop, only sheer grit can keep her from sprinting toward the Cinderella route again—loving a wealthy man who will dump her like moldy garbage when she offends his high-society friends and family. The Stealth Warrior: A Navy SEAL returned from the dead. The world-renowned dancer he left behind. Misunderstandings tear them apart. Can anything bring this wounded couple together again? Creed Hawk was imprisoned in Syria for three months. The only thing that kept him fighting to be free was knowing Kiera Richins would be waiting for him. When he’s finally released he finds her, in the arms of another man. Her Billionaire Boss Fake Fiancé: Farm girl sass takes on America's Most Eligible Bachelor in this fun fake fiance romance. Callum Hawk has it all--fame, money, and a family that loves him. He doesn't have time for romance but that's all right, his head of marketing does a great job scheduling dates with models and actresses for the necessary social events. When he almost hits Alexia Hall with his motorcycle, he's intrigued by the feisty blonde and offers to hire her to be his fake fiancé for his brother's wedding. When she not only turns him down but tells him to never come near her again, he has no clue what went wrong. Risking it All: A world-renowned extreme athlete. A motivational speaker and philanthropist. He thinks they're a match destined for heaven. She's convinced they're polar opposites. Bridger Hawk has been in love with Avalyn Shaman since childhood. He knows he'll never be worthy of her charitable heart so he throws himself into a life-threatening extreme sports career. When they reconnect at his brother's wedding, he can't resist kissing her at every opportunity. She demands he stay away from her and her heart. After multiple rejections, he gathers what's left of his pride and leaves. Avalyn has always loved Bridger but he shredded her heart in high school and she knows given a chance, he'll do it again. When she's kidnapped and forced to be the pawn and prize in dangerous events that risk her life and her virtue, Bridger is forced to compete in the deranged challenges and is the only hope she has to survive. Can Bridger win and prove to her that his love isn't just a show for his fans? Bridger knows he has to save Avalyn at all costs ... even if it means he can't have her.
West of the moon
Barbara Bickmore - 2012
Courtney McCloud, a native African herself, leaves her medical clinic in another part of Zimbabwe, upon the urging of Dr. Quentin Coopersmith, from Seattle. Dr. Coopersmith – Coop to his friends -is part of an organization called HEAL. They ask Dr. Courtney McCloud to attend to the refugees from Mozambique, who desperately needs help. Accompanying her is her close friend and nurse, an Irish nun, Sister Mara. Together they set up a clinic to help these refugees, fleeing from a country the world has ignored for too many years to find salvation offered by two women in the midst of nowhere.West of the Moon is the story of the nobility of the human spirit, of people whose rewards are not monetary, who spend their lives putting others first and in so doing reach an heroic level, and in the middle of the war, find love. It shows how even just a few people can make a big difference.
They Call Her Dana
Jennifer Wilde - 1989
With the pride and intelligence that was her heritage, Dana soon achieved wealth, fame... and the avid attentions of four different men.Set against the glittering panorama of the nineteenth-century South, here is the story of an indomitable woman who would let no man stand between her and destiny, who would let nothing keep her from discovering the secret of her birth...