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Easy English Christmas Short Stories

Easy English Christmas Short Stories Are you dreaming of a white Christmas while wishing to improve your English? Jump into this magical collection of ten Christmas tales. They're perfect for getting in the holiday mood! Experience the warmth of family gatherings, and be whisked away by tales that not only fill your heart with holiday cheer but also boost your English skills. Each story i ...

In Short - A Four Story Collection

'In Short' is a compilation of four stories in forms of short stories and novelettes including the titles, 'The Dream Chant', 'Anabia', 'Vicious Bottles', and 'Unearth'. The stories endeavor to explore themes like surrealism, psychology, love, science, religion, politics etc and tries to paint a perspective through each with tales of love, friendship, heartbreak, betrayal, power, lust and war. 'Th ...

Gratitude: Two Hundred Short Poems

Whether you're a seasoned poetry lover or just dipping your toes into the world of verse, Gratitude: Two Hundred Short Poems offers something for everyone. Its brevity and depth make it the perfect companion for a quick moment of reflection or a leisurely read by the fireside.

The Haunting of Abraham Lincoln

A man can be haunted in so many ways. With the end of the Civil War imminent, a spirit of celebration permeates the United States capitol, yet President Lincoln can’t shake his uneasiness. Plagued by uneasy dreams and ghostly visits from his son, Willie, Lincoln begins to question the realities of his life. Has he fulfilled his sole purpose, and if so, what’s next? Elsewhere in the city, John Wilk ...

Boots and Bedlam

'Tis the Season for Chaos Wedding bells will soon be ringing in the Lowcountry. All Sam Sweeney wants is to marry her man on Christmas Eve surrounded by family and friends. But emerging complications, some humorous and some not so humorous, threaten to converge and derail the best-laid plans during the busy stretch between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Amidst the chaos—dealing with real estate ...

Stories Untold

A GRIPPING PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER Can a psychologist, still grieving the loss of her husband, save a traumatized war veteran who is planning his own death? Stories Untold explores the devastation of loss, the struggle to find meaning in life, and the enduring power of love that transcends boundaries between past and future. They’re both strong and fearless, determined, relentless. He’s a decorated ...

Rushton Roulette

“We’re not committing suicide here. Trust me, we’re coming back.” Four women resist the thought of sliding into old age and decide to meet the challenge head on. “It’s a bit like Russian Roulette,” says Heather. “The chances are better in that,” replies Merryn, “there it’s only one in six that you get the bullet.” Will they, won’t they, see it through? If stories of women acting contrary to expect ...

Under The Oak

Under the Oak collects poems previously shared, and some that will be new to readers. We have tried to include a broad sample, hoping to find something for everyone to enjoy and re-read in the future. Although his poetry has been published in several anthologies with other poet’s work, it has never been collected in a book of his own. This is the first.

Picasso's Motorcycle

Picasso’s Motorcycle is an affectionate paean to pre-war life in a sleepy, sun-drenched village in the French countryside in the 1930’s. It chronicles the escapades of a precocious group of boys, centering on ten-year-old Daniel, a half-French, half-German orphan being raised by his distant and sometimes brutal uncle, Emil. Put to work in Emil’s shabby bicycle repair shop, Daniel must navigate the ...

Return to Cedar Hill

In search of something she can’t quite put a name to Mary Lane returns to the place her family has called home for almost two hundred years. Some would say she was looking for a new beginning, and others who thought they knew her better than she knew herself would insist she was starting over. All that mattered to Mary was that she was once again in the city nestled along the mighty Mississippi. A ...

If We Had No Winter

Dive into the first installment of this gritty slow burn college romance series about love, loss, and second chances. Introverted Billie Dixon has life planned to a T, and Bradford College is her chance for comfortable solitude. Her best friend lives across the hall, her roommate ignores her, and to pay for textbooks, she puts her math skills to good use as a tutor. But Billie is in for a rude awa ...

The Art of Love

At the end of the Gilded Age, the “Golden City” of San Francisco offers everything a man could want—except what August Wolff desperately needs. The Klondike King must solve the mystery of his estranged wife and daughter who have disappeared, before he can give his heart to an up-and-coming artist who carries her own dark secrets.

The Sun at Twilight

Tudhaliya IV comes to the
throne as a usurper's younger son, determined to rule according to the traditional
values of justice and clemency, despite the advice of his ambitious mother and brothers. When his cousin with whom he was
raised as someone dearer than a brother, decides his own claim to the throne is
stronger than Tudhaliya's, the latter must decide whether to apply ...

Under the Acacia Trees

Dr. Thaddeus Bennett and his friend Father Gregory Mayhew sail to New South Wales in 1806 to establish a church and a medical practice. The tiny area known as Wahroonga, some thirty miles north of Sydney, is where they settle. The work soon becomes overwhelming, when an orphanage for half-caste aboriginal children is added to the church, and Dr. Bennett's medical clinic grows crowded with patien ...

AÑICOS: 50 MICRORRELATOS

50 TROZOS DE VIDA. SEDUCTORES, ENIGMÁTICOS, SORPRENDENTES. En AÑICOS, Arnoldo Rosas ensambla, escalón por escalón, cincuenta piezas que constituyen un muestrario de ingenio, técnica y sensibilidad. Cincuenta microrrelatos disimiles en la forma de crear el sobresalto final, donde también emergen recursos poéticos que se insertan a la perfección con la narrativa. Cincuenta microrrelatos donde la mue ...

Don't Call Me Chip!

DON'T CALL ME CHIP is a tale about Timothy: a chipmunk who protects an elderly man and a host of woodland creatures from the wrath of a family of nasty neighbors, who seem determined to drive out everyone Timothy cares about. Timothy might seem like your average chipmunk who loves seeds, sunbathing and enjoying a quiet life in the suburbs. But after the new neighbors move in and wreak havoc, they ...

All That is Hidden

Are secrets worth the price they cost to keep? Ten-year-old Tina Hamilton learns the hard way. In 1968, trouble erupts as northern exploitation threatens her southern Appalachian town. Her father’s hidden past collides with the present, mirroring the clash of progressive ideas and small town values.              

THE DEBT HEX: SLAY THE ELITE

Student loan debt has ruined millions of people's lives by putting them into inescapable, indentured servitude. Chad Miller has decided to do something about it! Imagine... you did everything in life that you were supposed to do. You worked hard, went to college, got married, and looked forward to starting a family. Then, in a flash, it’s all taken from you. You lose everything because of a dracon ...

K-9 HEROES

Three books in one. Three loyal dogs. A merciless war. When the thirsty desert craves their humans' blood, can these brave K-9s defend their partners, or will they pay with their lives? Guinness may be the runt of the litter, but she scoffs at being a pet. So when her siblings join their forever homes, she can't wait to enlist and risk her tail for her country. Butter loves treats, cherishes her t ...

Mine

My enemies wish they had never met me, and women wish they could forget me. I'm busy carving a name for myself in the mafia underworld, and I don't have time for the women who chase after me and wanna tie me down. They can get in line for the wildest f*ck of their lives and then they can get lost. I trusted the Sanatores and they ran their mouths. Six years in jail was a long time to plan my reven ...

Forbidden Ties (Enemy’s Keeper Bk1)- Medieval Historical Fantasy and Love Story

FIVE STARS *****: A swirling mix of political intrigue, vivid action sequences, and lighthearted romance makes Forbidden Ties a delight for medieval fiction lovers. Author Kyrie Wang's tale of two people from opposing factions finding themselves forced to work together under extraordinary circumstances is captivating from start to finish. - Pikasho Deka for Readers’ Favorite Reviews ...

My Beauty For Your Ashes

Though they hail from backgrounds that are worlds apart, it only takes one fateful accident to rearrange their priorities and set them on roads that intersect, forcing them to acknowledge the relationships they can’t do without. Elder Paige Morganson has worked hard to overcome the anger, hate, and abuse of her past; Mason Jenson is a self-made man who has been able to create his own fortune and b ...

Censored Angel - Anthony Comstock's Nemesis

She will not be silenced! Brilliant, corseted, and haunted by spirits from the Borderlands, a young girl turns her back on the constrictions of Victorian society and strikes out on her own, becoming a mystic marriage counselor. Sharing what she views as essential sexual knowledge puts her in the crosshairs of Anthony Comstock, the nation’s Anti-Obscenity Postal Inspector. He promises to silence he ...

Shadows in the South

A grieving PI meets a sick woman he feels compelled to help. A veteran returns from war unsure of his place in the world. A mysterious pack of dogs show up to protect a woman recovering from an abusive relationship. A woman struggles with isolation and a misbehaving sewing machine during a pandemic. Caroline Smith’s stories weave myth and realism into a modern Southern Gothic world, reimagined. Th ...

The Road Home

Hiding from her tainted past. Will unraveling a long-buried deception let the truth set her free? Wisconsin, present day. Audra March’s adult life is haunted by a teenage misstep. Taking an assumed name and enjoying simple things, the thirty-something comes upon a vintage recipe box while thrift shopping and hunts down the owner’s daughter. So when a longtime adversary threatens her with blackm ...

She's My Sister Complete Series Box Set

In a desperate moment of hope, a single number saved her life. Then a complete stranger opened his home offering safety, yet Grace knew danger surrounded them...when the pain allowed her to think clearly. But she knew she needed him to stay alive because someone wanted her dead.

Other Worlds Were Possible

Sunny and his kinfolk were content with their way of life. During the dry season, their clan lived alone. They hunted whenever they chose, gathered an array of plants, told stories, and took part in debates. In the rainy season, they united with the rest of their tribe. They formed a temporary city, feasted, held dances and played games.

They could have lived like this forever.

...

The Star of Atlantis

Fourteen-year-old Swift loves the study of medicine. His interest is almost a match to his fascination for sea myths—particularly for the Star of Atlantis, a lost relic from Welsh pirate history. In struggling to “grow up,” Swift sets his sights on competing for a seat in a highly selective internship, for young students aspiring to someday read medicine, until… Swift’s former best friend, Ash, di ...

The Burning Bride

A bullet barely misses Manhattan society writer Louisa Delafield, and her publisher insists she leave the city for what seems like an easy assignment in Florida until a wedding guest winds up dead with a stolen diamond in his hand. Louisa investigates the mysterious death, but finds the answers hard to come by when a mesmerizing French man distracts her from her duties. In New York, Louisa’s ...

Lorraine's journey down under

She had given him her heart. He walked out on her.

Lorraine Marshall, age 40, shaken by the loss of her boyfriend to another woman, journeys to the land Down Under to overcome her great sense of emptiness and despair. To her surprise her vacation in Australia transforms her life in unexpected ways. Filled with adventure, suspense, the art world, and romance this is a moving story you wo ...

All the Tomorrows

Sometimes we can’t escape the webs we are born into. Sometimes we are the architects of our own fall. Akash Choudry wants a love for all time, not an arranged marriage. Still, under the weight of parental hopes, he agrees to one. He and Jaya marry in a cloud of colour and spice in Bombay. Their marriage has barely begun when Akash embarks on an affair. Jaya cannot contemplate sharing her husband w ...

A Young Man's Quest For Love and Independence

Hassan symbolizing the silent majority of the clan youth strives to change his community’s stringent marriage rules not through passive resistance and dialogue but through an actual confrontation. Hassan’s community is divided into conservative hardliners and moderates whose intention is the initiation of social change through gradual step-by-step deconstruction of the current tribal autocratic be ...

Until now, Jeanne has kept her lack of belief hidden from her Huguenot community. But with the imminent threat of twelve hundred dragoon soldiers sent by King Louis XIV to suppress them, she faces upheaval in every area of her life–including her hope of marrying Etienne. Fighting for her way of life, she follows Etienne against his wishes and warnings from her close friend Pierre. When the drag ...

Bowery Girl

From WILLA Award winning author Kim Taylor Blakemore... “lends credence to the millions of historical and contemporary girls who dare to dream in the face of extraordinary challenges.” - Starred Review, Kirkus “compelling, gritty, and sometimes brutal view of life on the streets.” - Barnes and Noble “Gang violence, raucous carousing, sex, accidental pregnancy, and crime–not what most will expect f ...

Dark

She had my baby and now she’s mine. Women know I’m a bad boy. They know that they should keep their distance, but they never do. All they ever get is one night. The dirtiest, wildest, hottest night of their lives. Court appointed shrink Dr. Julia Connors shouldn’t have been any different. She shouldn’t have changed me. But she did. She asked me to tell her how I felt. All I ...

Home to Clare Harbor Boxset Books 1-3

A devoted granddaughter willing to do whatever it takes to keep everyone safe. Strangers who meet during the worst of conditions and become friends. Unexpected romance under the most unlikely circumstances. A puzzling mystery with its roots in historical events that took place centuries ago. And a storm that hides an ominous purpose that could change all their lives forever.

All Things Considered

Enough is enough. Ryn Davis is ready to throw in the towel with her iconic rock-star lover. An argument escalates. They go to bed mad. An insomniac when her life is good, Ryn takes a herbal remedy to sleep. When she wakes up, ready to walk away, she finds her lover dead. How did she sleep through two lethal bullets? Why is she the only suspect? As she stumbles along trying to find evidence to prov ...

Beauty and the Scalpel

When young, New York plastic surgeon Jack Donahue’s reputation is destroyed, he changes his name and makes a fresh start in Sydney. Blessed with unique surgical skills and driven by greed and lust, it’s not long before Donahue is a multimillionaire but he wants more – much, much more. Handsome, narcissistic and cruel, when Donahue sees the opportunity to become super-wealthy, he ...

Welcome, Reluctant Stranger

What happened to her father, and why was her family forced to flee? For years, these questions plagued Leilani. Eighteen years ago, her mother whisked her children from their privileged life on a Pacific island, without their father and without explanation. Now, all Leilani wants is to dedicate herself to healing people, like her father did. But the past is impossible to run away from. Taught how ...

Ellie’s Fate

What would you do if Fate gave you a second chance? Will you learn from your past mistakes and take it as a golden opportunity to correct all wrongs? Fate has given Ellie another chance.... the question remains: will it be worthwhile?

Blue Hydrangeas, an Alzheimer's love story

What if the person who know you best and loved you most forgot your face, and couldn't remember your name? Retired Cape Cod innkeepers struggle with Alzheimer's disease.

The Shenandoah Road: A Novel of the Great Awakening

2019 Selah Awards Finalist John Russell's heart aches from the loss of his wife, but the Shenandoah Valley frontiersman needs to marry again for his daughter's sake. At first he believes he has found the right young woman, but his faith falters when time reveals she isn't quite what she seemed. Can he truly love her? Unlike her disgraced sister, Abigail Williams obeys the Commandments. At least, s ...

We Fly Beneath the Stars

1942, Europe: Based on the true story of female fighter pilots in the Second World War, this is a totally heartbreaking and unforgettable story about sacrifice, sisterhood and a love that transcends war. When the love of Tasha’s life, Luca, joins the air force to fight against the evil Nazi invaders, she knows she has to follow her heart—and him—into battle. Headstrong, impulsive and a daredevi ...

Cold Sunflowers

"Everything happens for a reason." It's 1972. Raymond Mann is seventeen. He is fearful of life and can't get off buses. He says his prayers every night and spends too much time in his room. He meets Ernest Gardiner, a gentleman in his seventies who's become tired of living and misses the days of chivalry and honour. Together they discover a love of sunflowers and stars, and help each other learn t ...

His: A Bad Boy Mafia Romance

I’m wrong for her in all the right ways. Everyone in the city knows who I am: Vincent Citrione, top capo of the most powerful crime family in the city. If you’ve got two brain cells to rub together, you’re scared sh*tless of me. As for women, I given them the hardest, dirtiest f*ck of their lives before showing them the door. They know better than to expect more. Commitments? F*c ...

These Islands Here – Short Stories of the South Pacific

Fictional tales presenting the varied facets of living in the South Pacific – pleasure, pain, calamity, comedy, fun, misfortune, loss, triumph – as in any part of the world, of being human. Most have been published previously, several have won short story competitions.

A Fallen Sparrow: A Novel of the American Revolution

It was all Samuel Adams's fault. Ruth Haynes uses the pen name Honorius when she writes for her father’s newspaper. Boston has changed beyond recognition, and her Loyalist views soon get her in trouble. With war looming, what will their family do? Jonathan Russell hides a guilty secret. The Battle of Bunker’s Hill sweeps him and his Shenandoah Valley family into the war. The unthinkable happens, a ...

The Decisions We Make

Do the decisions we make define us?



Sam Taylor is stuck. Her house is falling apart, the bills are piling up, and her daughter is hiding something from her. This is not the life she imagined, living on the idyllic east coast of Tasmania. 


Brooke Choi-Scott has her life planned out. Her own medical practice, a house in an affluent Sydney suburb, and bes ...

SPARROW IN THE MIRROR

Ever since the act of disobedience, man has been at constant war with his greatest adversary, his EGO. The more he gives in to his ego, the farther he gets from his divine self. His materialistic motives, quest for power and gross indifference alienate and isolate him. Enslaved by ego, the man delights in false pride, falser glory and falsest security. The quest never ends. The thirst is never que ...

The Cover Up

What links a webcam girl, a cross-dressing police chief and an escaped ferret? A British nation torn by Brexit staggers on. Frankie Ferret, a pre-school children’s TV celebrity escapes into sewers of London and surely is dead. The people unite in grief. Police Chiefs, counselors and politicos stand in tear stained sincerity with the common people. Viktor Pinupskin of Russia offers a genetically mo ...

Memory House

A MAGICAL LOVE STORY... Memory House is a place where friendship turns to love, love lasts forever, and memories outlive their owner. Ophelia Browne knows this because she's been granted the unique gift of finding and caring for those forgotten memories. But now she's nearing ninety, and needs to find a successor - soon. When broken-hearted Annie Cross shows up on the doorstep of The Memory House ...

In Wolves' Clothing

On his best days, Zero Slade is the worst man you can imagine. He has to be. It's the only way to save the Lost Girls. During his seven years on a team fighting sex trafficking, Zero's become quite good at schmoozing with pimps, getting handcuffed by cops and pretending not to care about the young girls he liberates. But the dangerous sting operations are starting to take a toll on his marriage an ...

Perfect Family

Sadie always wanted the perfect family: a husband, a son, a dog, a house in the suburbs. For a little while she had it all. Then after an accident one afternoon, her son starts acting oddly and displaying strange new abilities. His new behavior threatens to bring to light a secret that she's been keeping for years. Will she be able to hold her family together or will the truth tear them apart? Per ...

The Realm of Tiny Giants

Tales of mirth, imagination, and mayhem.

Nothing is quite what it seems in this realm. Partners cross each other, intentionally or otherwise. Late-night visitors appear from nowhere and linger long after they're gone. Mountain lakes, forests, and caves harbor secrets best not revealed. And every day, curious encounters change lives.

In this eclectic gathering of ...

Christmas Stories 7 Original Short Stories

Celebrate the season of miracles with this collection of short stories about the lives of ordinary people and the lessons they learn during an extraordinary time of year. You’ll meet a young boy who reevaluates his perceptions after he’s forced to spend Christmas with his stern grandfather, an attorney who seemingly has everything but really has very little, a burned-out homecoming queen who gr ...

Soul Painter

Miriam paints the future...but can she change it? Chicago, 1891 Miriam watches the people jostle their way below the windows of her warehouse home, never thinking to look up at her as she paints their faces. But Miriam's gift as an artist goes beyond a mere recording of what is: Miriam paints their futures. Only once was she wrong. One woman doesn't match the future Miriam saw. The bright girl was ...

The Art of Peeling an Orange

2015 Rainbow Awards Finalist. When Carly Rosen is jilted on the eve of her wedding, she embarks on a startling journey of self-discovery. This gender-bending, risque retelling of the Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, set in sizzling West Hollywood, echoes the ancient story of the lovers in the Underworld. What do you do when the love of your life has eloped with another woman on the eve of your ...

The Rebel's Redemption

Annie Campbell has made a good life for her young son in the mountain town of Tidal Falls. She's dating the sheriff, owns a successful business, and has the support of the community.  So why isn't it quite enough?  Jared Martin left Tidal Falls a hotheaded youth. Eight years in the military has turned him into a cynical, disillusioned man.  Then he returns home and finds out he's a father.  ...

These Islands Here - short stories of the South Pacific

Stories of Aotearoa-New Zealand, and other islands of Polynesia. 32 fictional tales based on the varied facets of living in these islands situated in the South Pacific – pleasure, pain, calamity, comedy, fun, misfortune, loss, triumph – as in any part of the world, of being human. Most have been published previously, in magazines including NZ Listener, Takahe, Eve, Thursday, included in an ...

Long Stories Short

A house fire causes tragedy in "Aftermath." "Magic or Miracles" will take you on a journey that may help you decide if there's a difference. How long is "Forever?" Mark and Erin discover the power of the Ouija Board in "You Summoned Me." Does Bigfoot exist? Eli believes so and "One Step at a Time" tells his story. Is there life after death? "A Candle in the Darkness" looks at both sides of the que ...

Found by the Road

Tales of warmth, wit, and wickedness.

You never know what you'll find along this road. Minds and machines rend space and time. The doomed and the immortal discover new life. Justice turns criminal while crime serves justice. And at every turn, ordinary people find inspiration in the unexpected.

In this eclectic gathering of thirty-one short tales by award-win ...

The Cowgirl's Christmas Wish

Event planner Eve Canaday and her secret crush, Dr. Ben Tyler, are unexpectedly drafted to help a little girl fulfill her late mother’s wish—a magical Christmas to create some happy memories. Eve sees this opportunity as a sign; Ben, as a glitch in his plan to leave Marietta behind for good. As the trio checks off the to-do list of Christmas fun, Ben’s ‘bah-humbug’ op ...

Ambassador's Bride

In a dystopian future where humans have foolishly squandered Earth’s natural resources, the few remaining people are becoming desperate. Crowded in huge underground cities, they’ve finally come to the end of the line and they must decide whether or not they will trade the only valuable resource Earth has left... Women. Being the daughter of a wealthy diplomat, Rose is blissfully ignora ...

Holy Parrot

Holy Parrot is a captivating mystery that seamlessly weaves elements of culture, religion, science, and human emotion. Set in the idyllic Caribbean coast, the novel resonates with truths that may be lies and secrets potentially never revealed. Australian scientist, Leo, must either protect Maria and her astonishing claim or reveal the truth in his head-spinning tale of divine intervention. 

The Guestbook

Everyone remembers their first love... But sometimes its the second love that lasts This book weaves together the heart of Nicholas Sparks, the romance of Nora Roberts, and the charm of Debbie Macomber. Fleeing her picture-perfect marriage among the privileged set of Brentwood and the wreckage of a failed marriage, Lily Parkins decides to move to the only place that still holds happy memo ...

El viaje inmóvil: Relatos de gente que viene y va

CADA VIAJE, UNA CICATRIZ Gente que se acerca o que se aleja. En la distancia, en el más íntimo espacio. Un movimiento, una excusa, una metáfora. Dudas, indecisiones, imprevistos, aventuras. El escape, la evasión. Siempre al encuentro esquivo de uno mismo. Si gusta de las historias de viajes, de gente común en situaciones inesperadas, disfrutará de estos estupendos relatos de ARNOLDO ROSAS. C ...

Every Five Minutes

Gina, if that's her real name, walks into the city then turns and returns home. This is not a day for work. Today she will spend with a white dog and a remarkable man. Every Five Minutes is a B.R.A.G. Medallion Honoree. Readers say: “Bronwyn Elsmore has crafted a beautiful story in a unique way.” “A very unique read to be sure, but her writing brilliance showed on each page as she pulled it off.” ...

A Second, Less Capable Head and Other Rogue Stories

2017 Distinguished Favorite Award-Independent Press Awards A Tea Party activist discovers that he is growing another head. A playboy befriends a fickle female only six inches tall. A lonely librarian answers a matrimonial ad from a demonic farmer. Darkness abounds in James Hanna's cryptic stories. In these nineteen piercing tales, Hanna skewers the human comedy and makes reading dangerous again. " ...

Seventeen Seas

Stowaways in lifeboats? Germans claiming deckchairs? When passengers from many places are together on a cruiseship, there's gotta be fun – through 10 countries, 15 ports, across 17 seas. Readers say: “a very amusing fiction-from-fact traveling journal…sailing through seventeen seas, stopping at exotic ports…we view the cruise through the eyes of a cross section of passengers.” “I have recommended ...

The Geometry of Love

A Top Ten Women's Fiction Title in Booklist, this novel takes place in New York and Northern California. Julia, a poet with writer’s block, attempts to choose between Ben, a professor at Princeton whom she sees as good husband material, and Michael, a charismatic composer who inspires her yet is also a destabilizing influence. Realizing that Michael is too wounded to make a commitment, Julia turns ...

That's Our Brother

Kacie knows three things for certain. She should have sent a text before abandoning her boyfriend. She should have let her family know she was coming home. And she has no business adopting a dog. When Kacie moved away from her father and stepfamily years earlier, she had big aspirations and no plans to return. But she hadn’t counted on a heartless mother relentlessly pursuing her. A boyfriend she ...

Tea & Comfort

Fear made her run - A second chance at love made her stay After receiving life-changing news, Kyla Nolan ran away from her life as a top model in New York and left her fiancé, Luke Bradford, behind. Now, almost two years later, Kyla has a rebuilt her life as the successful owner of Tea & Comfort on Madrona Island. She lives in a cozy home behind her tea shop, has great friends, and a co ...

Pepperman's Promise

One life ended in tragedy. Another challenged by a promise. Will a teen’s twenty-year journey to make his dad proud change him into the man he’s meant to be? In 1966, Jim Pepperman comes home from practice to the news that his dad has died in an oil rig accident. Not only has the high school football star lost his mentor and best friend, but when his mom moves the family from Texas to New Jersey, ...

Kincaid's Hope

Beth Kincaid left her hot temper and unhappy childhood behind and created a life in the city free from untidy emotionalism, but even a tidy life has danger, especially when it falls apart. In the midst of her personal disasters, Beth is called back to her hometown of Preston, a small town in southwestern Virginia, to settle her guardian’s estate. There, she runs smack into the mess she&rsquo ...

Silver Bells: A Holiday Romance

Mystery writer, Joel Carpenter, has no time for romance. He has a deadline to meet, and too many skeletons in his closet to trust the slightly spinny artist renting his house. Christy Taylor has her hands full dealing with an ailing business and a diabetic daughter, she doesn't need the temptation that is her landlord, Joel Carpenter. Can a Christmas wish bring two stubborn souls together and give ...

Quiet Man

Collin Griffin has changed. His wife, Jolene, suspects infidelity. His mother sees him lash out at his beloved dog and wonders what could be wrong. His father sees Collin as a disappointment for refusing to live up to his view of what a “man” should be. But no one suspects his downward spiral will lead to murder. Collin, incarcerated and in the grips of psychosis, is unable to explain what went wr ...

A Memory House Novel (5 Book Series)

A MAGICAL LOVE STORY... Memory House is a place where friendship turns to love, love lasts forever, and memories outlive their owner. Ophelia Browne knows this because she's been granted the unique gift of finding and caring for those forgotten memories. But now she's nearing ninety, and needs to find a successor - soon. When broken-hearted Annie Cross shows up on the doorstep of The Memory House ...

Behind the Walls

There’s something hidden behind the walls of the hurricane damaged house Jolie bought in her New Jersey beach town. Something someone seems willing to kill for. After Jolie and Scoobie find a small sack of jewelry as they do a mold attack on her bungalow, Jolie is pursued by a purse thief and a burglar. But the guy she’s most worried about is the one who left an elderly auctioneer dead ...

Bread for the Table

Bread for the Table relates a single day in the life of Sage a 30-year-old aspiring jewelry designer working as a waitress in a pseudo New York deli in Los Angeles. A postcard from her mother triggers a series of flashbacks, which bring Sage's life into focus. She remembers her protector --- dear older sister, Rose of Sharon and her untimely death; her remote father, whose only communication was r ...

Good Enough

Good Enough, explores classic barriers to love - barriers such as class, family obligations and skillfully disguised insecurities. The two protagonists, Camisha Ann Robbins and Lennox Ali Robinson are two seemingly unmatched lovers who discover who they truly are through their love for one another, with the vibrant city of Atlanta, Georgia as their backdrop.

Powerballs: Be careful what you wish for.

"A lively beach or commute read, this quick, cheerful parody of aging, capitalism, and marriage offers a little bit of everything--comedy, suspense, romance--and even some insights into the meaning of life."
-Booklife by Publishers Weekly
 
"A mysterious author delivers the comical tale...a raucous adventure around the globe...brisk, deba ...

The Rocky Mountain Romances Series

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The Other Side of the Sky

Telma confidently marches over the bridge of her life and then… Telma is an opinionated little girl who doesn’t quite fit into the world around her. She becomes a physics professor, happily married to Uri, a bridge engineer, whose life seems secure as the bridges her husband builds. However, the little girl is not quiet; she reflects on the successful adult life from her unique point of view. Gadi ...

Fighting for Eden

What happens when a fighter and a peacenik fall in love?

From the wind-swept horse country of the Yakima Valley to the airy academic halls of the University of Washington, three adventurers pursue their own Edens. One wants to be a hero, the second just wants to save her home, the third to make sense of it all.

Jake’s tragic death in the opening days of the Iraq War lea ...

The Golden Manuscripts: A Novel

A young woman of mixed Asian American parentage has lived in seven different countries and is anxious to find a place she could call home. An unusual sale of rare medieval manuscripts sends her and Nathan—an art journalist who moonlights as a doctor—on a quest into the dark world of stolen art. For Clarissa, these ancient manuscripts elicit cherished memories of children’s picture books her mother ...

Of Gold & Blood, Series 1 (Books 1 - 3)

California, 1868. The three Russell brothers have been separated by time and tragedy. When they reunite in a proverbial promised land, they must heal the past and build a future for themselves and the strong women who hold their hearts. But the rough Western frontier breeds more danger than delight… The Russell clan continues to find themselves at the center of mysterious deaths and murderous a ...

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