When Lady Johanna learned that she was a widow, she vowed she would never marry again. Only sixteen, already she possessed a strength of will that impressed all who looked past her golden-haired beauty. Yet when King John demanded that she remarry - and selected a bridegroom for her - it seemed she must acquiesce, until her beloved foster brother suggested she wed his friend, the handsome Scottish warrior Gabriel MacBain.
"Beautifully Written Highland Tale"
Katie Connell is a high-strung attorney whose sloppy drinking habits and stunted love life collide hilariously in a doomed celebrity case in Dallas. When she flees Texas for the Caribbean, Katie escapes professional humiliation, a broken heart, and a wicked bloody mary habit, but she trades one set of problems for another when she begins to investigate the suspicious deaths of her parents on the island of St. Marcos.
"it gets better... No spoilers"
Grace finds herself wed to a man who loathes her. She is shunned and exiled to the farthest corner of the land. It wouldn't hurt so much if he hadn't once been her best friend. Thomas became a duke long before he was ready. Now he can't go anywhere without women trying to entrap him into marriage. He expected better from his childhood friend. How can friendship, let alone marriage, thrive in the face of bitterness, suspicion, and misunderstanding?
"Overly simplistic and annoying"
Grace and Ted Chapman. Literary power couple. On the surface, they seem to have it all. Beneath, what no one sees, is Ted's rages. His mood swings. And the precarious house of cards that their lifestyle is built upon. When Ted's longtime assistant and mainstay leaves, the house of cards begins to crumble and Grace, with dark secrets in her past, is most vulnerable. To the rescue comes Beth, a new assistant. Someone who will help handle Ted. Soon, though, it's clear to Grace that Beth might be too good to be true.
Bronc rider Liam Delaney has earned a place in the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas for the second time in his career. But before he rides, he wants to look up the woman he'd spent two weeks with, four years ago. Though she'd been a stripper, she'd seemed like so much more than that. They'd had fun together, and when he thought about his last visit to the finals, he thought about her. He's looking for a repeat.
The blasted man will not stop following her. Well, he isn't following her…not exactly. They are just always thrown together, and he is everything she wants but cannot have. It is downright infuriating - especially when he kisses her. Lady Grace Abernathy has been ravished and left pregnant (and thoroughly unsuitable for any honorable gentleman). This would not be such a gargantuan problem if Lord Alexander Hardwicke would simply stay away from her as she asked.
"Not the best but entertaining"
Grace Riley is on the run - from her past and from her fears. The victim of a violent rape at the hands of a rich politician's son, she must "disappear" to escape his constant attempts to recapture her. Moving from cattle drive to cattle drive as a cook, she avoids her tormentor for nearly 20 years. When she discovers that the brother she gave up for adoption after their mother died in childbirth was orphaned at an early age, she is frantic to verify that he's safe. She tracks him to a cattle ranch in Montana.
"Sold be a melodrama put on by 7th graders."
Being convinced by her aunt she may be able to find peace at church, Grace soon attends a local service. She would've been happy with finding inner peace and discovering God, but Grace soon finds more than she imagined at church. Namely the deacon, Peter, an attractive and rich man with a good heart.
"New Narrator please"
Manchmal ist die perfekte Ehe in Wahrheit die reinste Hölle. Grace und Jack Angel sind das perfekte Paar: Sie ist warmherzig, liebevoll, bildhübsch. Er sieht gut aus, ist charmant und kämpft als renommierter Anwalt für die Rechte misshandelter Frauen. Aber sollte man Perfektion jemals trauen? Warum zum Beispiel kann Grace auf Dinnerpartys so viel essen und nimmt niemals zu? Warum umgibt ein hoher Zaun ihr wunderschönes Haus? Wenn man Grace danach fragen möchte, stellt man fest, dass sie nie allein ist.
Grace Chapman has an enviable set-up, living comfortably with her husband on the Hudson River. Then Ted advertises for a new assistant, and Beth walks into their lives. Organized, passionate and eager to learn, Beth quickly makes herself indispensable to Ted and his family. But Grace soon begins to feel sidelined in her home - and her marriage - by this ambitious younger woman. Is Grace paranoid or is there more to Beth than there appears?
Julie takes a stray dog in after it follows her home. The next day, she sees a man putting up lost dog signs. Andrew, an ex-Navy SEAL, is desperate to find the only thing that got him through long terrifying nights since his return home. When Julie realizes it's his dog, she wrestles with returning him. When she does, she is not ready for Andrew's anger towards her - or the feelings that unexpectedly grip her heart.
When CJ Ryan's girlfriend decides life is less complicated without him, CJ travels a destructive path into despair, walking the line between what's right and what feels good. But what feels good is a dangerous slope to travel, especially when Lucifer wages war for his soul. One wrong step and CJ could fall into the devil's trap, becoming no better than the demons he battles.
Now close to the arrival of her unplanned baby, Grace is becoming more and more anxious about her secret relationship with her boss and local candy-maker, Anna. In spite of Grace's fears, the women's relationship - and their sensual urges - grow stronger with every day that passes. But when their uncontrollable lust for each other becomes too reckless and they are discovered by one of the town's virtuous matriarchs, their lives are thrown into a tail-spin. Will their loyalties to one another remain strong when their peaceful existence is torn apart at the seams?
She charmed America with her smart, likable, down-to-earth personality as she campaigned for her husband, then vice-presidential candidate John Edwards. She inspired millions as she valiantly fought advanced breast cancer. She touched hundreds of similarly grieving families when her son, Wade, died tragically at age 16 in 1996. Now she shares her experiences in Saving Graces, an incandescent memoir of Edwards' trials, tragedies, and triumphs.
"Not Exactly a Spiritual Journey"
Evie was pregnant and forced to give up the baby. But she can't just leave the child with strangers, especially when she thinks the baby is being neglected. With her boyfriend waiting in the truck, Evie snatches the baby and convinces him to drive her to Montreal where she plans to start a new life with her child. But when the baby won't eat and she and Justin argue, she ends up alone in a small town.
She charmed America with her smart, likable, down-to-earth personality as she campaigned for her husband, then vice-presidential candidate John Edwards. She inspired millions as she valiantly fought advanced breast cancer after being diagnosed only days before the 2004 election. She touched hundreds of similarly grieving families when her own son, Wade, died tragically at age 16 in 1996.
"Real Life Story Beautifully Told"
Grace Kelley isn't blonde or demure, and she definitely isn't a princess. At the moment 15 dollars and a single peppermint stand between her and starvation. When she meets a teenaged girl in trouble, Grace's life takes a turn for the better. She goes from a homeless singer to a nanny in no time flat.
"I love this book!"
Grace und Jack Angel sind das perfekte Paar: Sie ist warmherzig, liebevoll, bildhübsch. Er sieht gut aus, ist charmant und kämpft als renommierter Anwalt für die Rechte misshandelter Frauen. Aber sollte man Perfektion jemals trauen? Warum zum Beispiel kann Grace auf Dinnerpartys so viel essen und nimmt niemals zu? Warum umgibt ein hoher Zaun ihr wunderschönes Haus? Wenn man Grace danach fragen möchte, stellt man fest, dass sie nie allein ist. Denn Jack ist immer an ihrer Seite.
Having justly earned her reputation as a master storyteller, Lee Smith's name evokes images of authentic country folk struggling through life's arduous tests. Saving Grace adds a stunning spiritual dimension. The daughter of a preacher who ignores his destitute family, Florida Grace doesn't think much of Jesus. He's the reason she's lived in squalor and He wasn't there for her through her failed marriage. But in one shining moment He calls out to her and she returns to her roots to heed His call.
"Not (just) for Christians"