In mid-nineteenth-century Ireland, charming Kathleen and dashing Michael harbor secrets and dreams. Imagining a life beyond the kitchen and fields of the wealthy family they both work for, they plot to leave their homeland, marry, and raise the child Kathleen is secretly carrying. The luck of the Irish, however, is not on their side. Soon, they find themselves swept up in circumstances they never could have fathomed. Kathleen is forced to marry against her will and immigrate to New Zealand.
"Classic "What Might've Been""
The great-granddaughter of Gwyneira McKenzie - who arrived in New Zealand as a naïve young bride in In the Land of the Long White Cloud - Gloria Martyn has enjoyed an idyllic childhood at Kiward Station, her family’s sprawling sheep farm in the Canterbury Plains. When her parents send word from Europe that it’s time for Gloria to become a proper “lady” by attending boarding school half a world away in England, Gloria must leave everything and everyone she loves most in the world, including her steadfast protector Jack McKenzie.
"New Zealand thru WWII, 3rd in Trilogy GREAT FINISH"
New Zealand, 1893: William Martyn is better educated and more cultivated than the other men breaking their backs searching for gold near Queenstown. William is the son of landed Irish nobility, and he comes to town ready to invest in the best equipment. On his search for supplies, he encounters spirited and beautiful young Elaine O’Keefe, who promptly falls in love with him.
"1893 New Zealand, Book 2 in Series, EXCELLENT!"
Covert CIA ops officer Vanessa Pierson is finally close to capturing the world's most dangerous international nuclear arms dealer: Bhoot, alias the ghost. One of her assets has information about Bhoot's upcoming visit to a secret underground nuclear weapons facility in Iran - in only a few days. But just as Pierson's informant is about to give her the location, they're ambushed by an expert sniper. Pierson narrowly escapes. Her asset: dead. Desperate to capture Bhoot and the sniper before they inflict more damage, Pierson enlists all of the Agency's resources to find them.
"Hokey and more like a dime-store novel"
In the continuation of the Vanessa Pierson series by ex - CIA agent Valerie Plame and thriller writer Sarah Lovett, an explosion in Paris sets off an international manhunt to prevent an all-out war.
"gave it another go"
When a massive explosion blasts through the J. Paul Getty Museum in Malibu and kills innocent visitors - including children on a class trip - the police peg mysterious loner John Dantes as the killer. But there's something about him that puzzles Dr. Sylvia Strange, who is called in to perform a psychiatric evaluation. She's not convinced that he's the key to understanding - and finding - the bomber. Can Dr. Strange unravel Dantes' madness and bring the real killer to justice?