Ciara Miller was born the same as others, but she got a little something extra. When she was younger she learned she was a Word Speaker, someone who could create life from stories. Her gift is incomplete until her 27th birthday; before then all she can create is things she, and others like her, can see. Evil wants her gift as well and the characters she chooses to create become her Guardians against the unseen attackers that want to use her skill. Just before her 27th birthday, fate has a surprise for her.
"This was a really good book."
Leena has been in love with her boss, Nick DeMarco, for almost eight years. But he's never given her any indication that she was special to him. Their relationship was close, but rarely outside of a business function. So when he invites her to be his fake girlfriend at his family's Christmas week she is thrilled and ready to show Nick just what he's missing out on, her only wish for the Christmas season.
"A Steamy Romance for the Holidays"
A Louisiana belle, turned schoolmarm, and a handsome cowboy join up to look out for his stubborn little sister who insists on traveling to Texas to be a mail order bride. The belle, Adeline Harrington wants only to be a teacher, but there are no schools in her neck of Louisiana in need of one. After losing her fiancé; to the war, her desire to marry died, and her calling became clear. In contrast, her friend, carefree extroverted Marjorie Landor, is determined to marry even if it means becoming a mail order bride.
"Light, cheerful story"
Although once a stranger in the German village, Maddy meets Jacob during a folk festival, and her life changes when her moneyed life seems unimportant compared to the lives of the orphans she meets through Jacob. As their friendship grows, she finds herself involved in his family's mystery regarding their Black Forest castle and a missing deed. Will Jacob help her fulfill more than her long-time dream?
"Light and airy romance."
When Maggie Finn travels to Florida's Southwest Coast, she expects to find a beach, sweltering heat, and loads of retired people. What she gets is a half-eaten physician, a prophetic seagull, a bodyguard, and events that could transform her life forever.
"I got a headache after abut 5 minutes"
As acting editor at a society magazine, Hallie Marsh is on the scene reporting when murder intrudes at a birthday celebration onboard the Medusa, a regal yacht. Always the accidental detective, Hallie searches for the killer by sifting through the secrets of the A-list set she was born to.
Space weather has a mind of its own, as do we.... Sci-Fire, or science fiction within the realm of immediate possibility, begins with Iced, the swan song of the South Pole, as we know it, the first novel in the new SciFire series.... Iced is a story told in the alternating thoughts of Devi and Enki, scientists at the South Pole, and a couple with very different points of view about the future of the world and each other, who together encounter hostile competition from new arrivals and old friends.
"Brilliant writing and story. Avoid audiobook."