After years of living in fear of her husband, Amanda Banning has left him and moved to Mystic Creek, Oregon, for a fresh start. But she's having a tough time providing for herself and her six-year-old daughter. Writing her secret yearnings on slips of paper and sending them into the wind helps her cling to the hope that things will get better - and that she can find happiness again.
"Catherine Anderson Never Fails! An Amazing Story!"
When Taffeta Brown was viciously betrayed by her wealthy husband, she lost everything - including custody of their daughter, Sarah. Now that Taffy has moved to Mystic Creek, Oregon, to start over, she unexpectedly meets the one man who might help her get Sarah back. Barney Sterling, a local lawman, finds himself drawn to the lovely, guarded Taffy, but he's stunned by her proposition - that they marry immediately to improve her chances of regaining custody of her daughter.
"Contrived~ but still a good listen~ 3 STARS~"
The prevalence of low sexual desire ranges from 26.7 percent among premenopausal women to 52.4 percent among naturally menopausal women. That is an enormous segment of women who are frustrated about their lack of desire and wonder what's wrong. But in Woman on Fire, Amy Jo Goddard shows us that the more whole we are as sexual beings, the more fulfilled we are as human beings.
"For women, for men, for anyone seeking connection, love, and fire in their lives!"
Former model Kelly Hurley has finally put the ashes of the past behind her. After a passionate but turbulent marriage to rock star Vaughan Hurley that ended in heartbreak and divorce, Kelly rebuilt her life in Portland, where she settled so their two young daughters could be close to their father. Just not so close, Kelly couldn't truly make her own way without interference from the man who shattered her heart.
A RITA Award winner, New York Times best-selling author Robyn Carr has garnered popular acclaim for her contemporary romances. Set in beautiful Northern California, A Summer in Sonoma follows the trials of four women who’ve been friends since seventh grade. As they teeter on the brink of 30, they learn that life can change in an instant—and having old friends to lean on may never be more important.
"summer in sonoma"
Five years ago, Tuesday Eastwood's life collapsed and left her devastated. After an empty, nomadic existence, she's finally pieced her life back together in the small Oregon town of Hood River. Now Tuesday has everything sorted out. Just so long as men are kept for sex, and only sex.... Then she met him.
"enjoyed extremely more after chapter 13. thanks"
Former Marine Jake Porter has far deeper scars than the one that marks his face. He struggles with symptoms of PTSD, lives a solitary life, and avoids relationships. When Lyndie James, Jake's childhood best friend, lands back in Holley, Texas, Jake cautiously hires her to exercise his Thoroughbreds. Lyndie is tender-hearted, fiercely determined, and afraid of nothing, just like she was as a child.
She has complete control - and he's determined to take it away. A librarian in the small town of Hood River, Natalie Clayton's world is very nearly perfect. After a turbulent childhood and her once-wild ways, life is now under control. But trouble has a way of turning up unexpectedly - especially in the tall, charismatically sexy form of Paddy Hurley. And Paddy is the kind of trouble that Natalie has a taste for. Even after years of the rock-and-roll lifestyle, Paddy never forgot the two wickedly hot weeks he once shared with Natalie.
"The BEST Kind of Trouble & Start To Series"
CBA best-selling author and Carol Award winner Kim Vogel Sawyer weaves tales of romance and faith that keep fans coming back for more. In Through the Deep Waters, timid Dinah Hubley takes a job as a chambermaid in a Kansas hotel after leaving her life in a Chicago brothel. Carrying memories that shame her to the core, Dinah spurns the attention of Amos Ackerman, a farmer who knows the healing power of Christ’s love.
"Satisfying and Heartwarming"
For generations, the Lenore women have manufactured a fragrance unlike any other. Hidden in the quiet rolling hills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, their perfumery guards unique and mysterious ingredients. A secret known only to a select clientele of movie stars, politicians, artists, and CEOs, the Lenores' signature elixir is the key to success for the world's most powerful women. Capturing the essence of sisterhood with the sweetness of flowers, Season of the Dragonflies is a beguiling tale of practical magic, old secrets, and new love.
"A magical yet human story"
For Avery Spencer, the sight of rugged, sullen and dangerously sexy Callum Shepard is enough to set her pulse racing. Too bad she's only on his ranch to tell him that her adorable baby niece is his daughter! Reclusive rancher Callum is shocked to discover he's a father. But now Callum must learn to believe he does have what it takes to become a dad, and convince Avery that both she and baby Nell belong on the ranch - with him!
Idealistic good girl Madelyn Grayson believes in doing what's right. Even as a high-powered executive in the mad world of advertising, she doesn' t cut corners, making her ad campaigns sizzle without having to burn anyone along the way. Rival exec Zack Douglas never wastes an opportunity to land the next big deal - especially when it benefits him. A bad boy with a reputation to match, he has no qualms about doing whatever it takes to get ahead, no matter who gets in the way.
What's a girl to do when the man she's loved her entire life thinks of her as a little sister? Worse, her own big sister was the one who broke his heart years earlier. For Ivy Grayson, the chance to get him to see her in a different light comes when she receives an unexpected invitation to move into his luxury New York apartment building. Manhattan also just happens to be the perfect place to pursue her wish to become a successful artist. But how many dreams can one woman expect to come true?
Mitch Prescott was Shay Kendall's savior. He'd bought her mother's mansion on the Washington coast, a financial albatross that Shay couldn't handle. And now he offered her true financial independence - a dream as seductive as Mitch himself. All she had to do was help him write an exposé on her mother, a former Hollywood star. It felt disloyal, even though her mother would never know the difference. Once a legend, Rosamond now wasted away in a long-term care facility, clutching a doll she thought was her baby.
What's one impulsive night between old friends? Tied together by tragedy, business tycoon Garrett Gage has always vowed to protect Kate Devaney - at all costs. What he doesn't expect is that she'd someday need protection from him. When did Kate blossom from an orphaned little girl into a breathtaking woman? And what possessed him to forsake a deathbed vow and take vulnerable Kate into his arms, into his bed?
Daniel Riverton is handsome and a confirmed bachelor. The only thing he finds more frightening than commitment? Children! When his neighbor, Trixie Marsh, appeals for his help with her mischievous twin nieces, his instinct is to steer clear. But there's something about Trixie that makes her hard to say no to.
To: LizHarper@HappyMaids.com From: EllieSwanson@HappyMaids.com As my boss and best friend, could we have a chat when you’re next in the office? I’ve got a dilemma …My newest client is single dad Mac Carmichael, and he’s really hot, but very difficult to figure out. I think I’m falling for him! That’s not all. He’s asked me to be a live-in nanny as well as a maid! I don’t know much about family life—especially the ultrawealthy type. Help! Ellie x
"Maid for a single Dad. A good easy listen"
Tied together by tragedy, business tycoon Garrett Gage has always vowed to protect Kate Devaney. What he doesn't expect is that she'd someday need protection from him. What possessed him to forsake a deathbed vow and take vulnerable Kate into his arms, into his bed? Now that they've been intimate, things have changed. Kate is carrying his child. And along with that a secret that could change everything....
To: LizHarper@HappyMaids.com From: EllieSwanson@HappyMaids.com As my boss and best friend, could we have a chat when you're next in the office? I've got a dilemma... My newest client is single dad Mac Carmichael, he's really hot, but very difficult to figure out. I think I'm falling for him! He's asked me to be a live-in nanny as well as a maid! I don't know much about family life - Help! Ellie x
Daniel Riverton is handsome…and a confirmed bachelor. The only thing he finds more frightening than commitment? Children! When his neighbour Trixie Marsh appeals for his help with her mischievous twin nieces, his instinct is to steer clear. Against all expectations, Daniel's a natural with the twins, and Trixie can't take her eyes off her rescuer. Could Daniel be just what this house of chaos needs?