To impress her boss, Linda Rogers eagerly volunteers to take in a foster child for the holiday season. She's well-organized in and outside the office; the addition of a child? A simple matter of blocking out the hours in her day planner and laying in a few supplies. Never mind that she's single. Never mind that she's never cared to have a lasting relationship or build a family. Housing seven-year-old Lucy Green for Christmas is simply to boost Linda up the next career step, nothing more.
"No Matter How Hard You Push it; it Doesn't Stay Do"
On her way to work, for one terrifying instant Jennifer Canfield sees a tiny hand in the trunk of a car that barely misses slamming into her van. A doll? A child? With no time to think she must act and so begins a non-stop, breathlessly suspenseful journey to find the truth and possibly save a life. Stephen Baron, a road construction worker, joins her in her pursuit of a possible kidnapper through the hills of California. And where the chase ends reveals exactly how courage and love can show up when we least expect them and change everything.
"Good Solid Suspense Story"
After surviving a brutal childhood, it's hard work that has brought Melanie Brennan the good things in life: college and being accepted into a prestigious graduate school. Even so, she clings to the belief that it will be magic that will bring her true love. But it's not magic that pulls her into a life or death struggle alongside her too-handsome professor, Andrew Richards, to find evidence to clear him of charges that he blew up his lab to cover fraud.
"An average listen..Maybe not worth a credit though"
When journalist Rachel Elliot is assigned to cover the demolition of the supposedly haunted Taylor mansion, Rachel's deep-seated cynicism quickly tells her there's something behind billionaire Peter Cameron's fierce commitment to raze the old place. As Rachel investigates, passions begin to flare between her and Peter, just as horrifying secrets are revealed about their pasts and a decades-old mystery. As Rachel's and Peter's feelings intensify, Rachel has an eerie sense that they've both been here before....
What if you're a suburban mom with a snarky sense of humor and a wild imagination prone to dreaming up disasters? What if you and your friends take your daughters for a camping trip, and while on a quick trip to the nearest country market you see a man being bullied and then beaten? What do you do? Back away quietly? Not if you're Molly Deacon, who, along with her Mittyesque imagination, has a temper not to be trifled with.
"perfect for those who love a good thriller and a"
When a massive earthquake strikes, divorcing couple Callie and Peter Carson's one thought is to reach their 4 year-old son. As they move through the rubble of their small town, sights and sounds trigger visions of a previous trauma for Callie. Can they put aside their differences long enough to reach their boy? Can Callie struggle through the tide of memory that threatens to swamp her sanity? Will the earthquake force both of them to see through the rage and disappointment of their marriage to what is truly important?
"Excellent novella about an earthquake"
Unterwegs zur Arbeit sieht Jennifer Canfield im aufspringenden Kofferraum eines Wagens, der beinahe ihren Van rammt, einen grauenhaften Moment lang eine kleine Hand. Eine Puppe? Ein Kind? Zum Nachdenken bleibt keine Zeit, sie muss handeln, und so beginnt eine atemlose, spannende Nonstop-Fahrt im Ringen um die Wahrheit und die Rettung eines Kindes. Bei der Verfolgung eines möglichen Kidnappers durch die Berge Kaliforniens hilft ihr der Straßenbauarbeiter Stephen Baron.