Barbara Houlton is a best-selling romance author, known for her achingly sweet love stories. However, her own love life is nothing to write home about. Raped on the eve of her high-school graduation, she was left pregnant and scarred, both emotionally and physically. She has learned to hide the physical scars, but the emotional scars that taint her soul become harder to hide each day. Sarcasm, avoidance and denial have become weapons to keep her monstrous past at bay.
"STILL SNIFFLING....LOVED IT!!!!"
It was a game they played, only it wasn't a game. Maggie Marks held on to Elijah's childhood promises as a way of escaping a life that was far from perfect. Elijah Lugo was her neighbor, her best friend, her family. He was everything her parents refused to be, everything she needed. He was her first kiss and a witness to more of her father's drunken rants than she could count. He was there at her wedding and then held her when it all fell apart. Elijah was in love with her, but she was afraid loving him would eventually mean losing him too.
"This was a good one"
What do you do when the pain of your past leaves you feeling so unworthy, that any hope of a future crumbles right before your eyes? Since Kristina Talbot can remember, she's tried to earn the love of men in her life, only to be hurt in the process. On the heels of her abusive husband's death, Kristina Talbot leaves New York and heads to New Mexico to try and get her life headed down a new road - one that doesn't include a man. Even before she reaches her destination, Nathan McKinley sets up a roadblock to her plan.
"good christian book"
You may feel lonely, abandoned, overwhelmed, and ill-equipped in your life as a single mother, but you are not alone on this journey. God is with you, and if you are willing, he will help you build a strong home and legacy for your family. As a former single mother, Michelle Lynn Senters understands you could use a little soul nourishment. In The Unseen Companion, she explores the 10 needs every single mother has and asks, "God, where are you in this?"
The horrific death of Holly's parents left her feeling tainted and unworthy. As she longs to come out from under the stain of their sin, she is held back by the constant whisperings in her mind that never fail to remind her who she is and where she comes from.
"A Good Start to a Series"
Michaela Matthews wants that more than anything. Standing in her way is a family pushing her down a specific path and the man she loves preventing her from choosing anything different. When she moves to the city for the next step in her parent's plan, she starts to figure out what she wants - or more importantly, what she doesn't want. She thinks she has to leave her old life behind to discover a new one. This throws every choice she has made into question.
My name is Dawn Nolan, and I've grown up on the streets of military-controlled London. The one person in my life I could always count on has been taken from me. Gabby is combative, pushy, a real pain - but she's the reason I've survived this long. She's my sister. And now she's gone.
"Such a surprise!"
A knock on the door brings Lauren Ballard news of her husband's death and his adultery. All at once, Lauren finds herself alone, wounded, widowed and expecting a child. When her strict and demanding father falls ill, Lauren reluctantly heads home. It isn't long before she finds herself regretting her decision. Her father's resort places her in constant contact with Kyle Ashcroft, her high school sweetheart who she left without so much as a goodbye.
"Good Faith Based Novel"
Leanne grew up under the steady trickle of the harsh and belittling words of her critical mother, in the shadow of her sisters' perfection, and under the weight of a dark secret. With her self-confidence all but eroded, and her head hanging down, she is surprised when Mike McKinley notices her. With every kind word, Mike erases a little pain from her past, and for the first time, she feels as if she is standing on firm ground. But seven years into their marriage, she realizes that her foundation is lying on shallow ground.
Safety is an illusion. We're back to where we started - two sisters living under a government we can't trust. The rest of our friends are either dead or missing. Texas should be our haven, our escape from the British. But what if we've traded one prison for another?
Eve of Tomorrow brings to a conclusion the story of Gabby and Dawn, two English sisters thrust into the forefront of rebellion in the new world. Set in a distant future laid waste by change and conflict, Gabby and Dawn discover their parents among the Americans and pledge to fight alongside their countrymen seeking safety and freedom. The Republic of Texas has been defeated, but its doomsday weapon has fallen into the wrong hands.
Females in the horror genre have captivated audiences for decades. From Scream Queens to victims, heroes or killers, women keep horror alive. Welcome to My Darkside explores how women in the horror genre feel, from being in a male dominated world, to why they chose to cover themselves up with blood. What is it about horror that they love?