Atlanta magazine’s editorial mission is to engage our community through provocative writing, authoritative reporting, and superlative design that illuminate the people, the issues, the trends, and the events that define our city. The magazine informs, challenges, and entertains our readers each month while helping them make intelligent choices, not only about what they do and where they go, but what they think about matters of importance to the community and the region. Atlanta magazine’s editorial mission is to engage our community through provocative writing, authoritative reporting, and superlative design that illuminate the people, the issues, the trends, and the events that define our city. The magazine informs, challenges, and entertains our readers each month while helping them make intelligent choices, not only about what they do and where they go, but what they think about matters of importance to the community and the region.
Maryanne Torres is a compassionate nurse who fails at relationships. After a string of losers, she swears off premarital sex, hoping to land a marrying type of man. Lucas Knight, a law-school dropout, moves to California to train for the Ironman Triathlon. He's smart, sweet, and everything Maryanne wants in a man, but their relationship suffers from his dedication to the sport. Seeking consolation in the arms of a handsome preacher's son, Maryanne attends a church party where she is raped. Maryanne is pregnant from the rape and plans to abort. But the identity of her rapist is hidden in her baby's DNA. Lucas asks Maryanne to seek alternatives and pledges to support her through the pregnancy. When Lucas becomes the prime suspect, Maryanne must clear his name and make a life changing decision. The rapist has other ideas. In order to destroy the evidence, he offers Maryanne an illegal offshore abortion. With Maryanne's life in danger, Lucas races to save her and her baby. However, Maryanne hides a secret that threatens to tear them apart forever. A 99,000-word women's fiction, HIDDEN UNDER HER HEART deals with the consequences of rape and abortion.
A sexy romantic comedy about breaking free of a comfortable rut. Contains mature content. Melinda can summarize her life in a few words: dead-end job, nonexistent love life, and a contentious relationship with her older sister—not exactly the rosy picture she had of life at 25. When Benoit enters the picture, she falls hard. Gorgeous, funny, and smart, he’s everything she’s ever wanted in a man and more, but she can’t fathom that he could possibly want a plus-sized girl like her. Tired of going through the motions, Melinda tries to find the courage to pursue her dream career, but working for a publishing company would mean moving away from everyone and everything she knows and loves. Is she content to remain in her comfortable rut, or is it time to strike out on her own and seize her chance at getting what she’s always wanted?
This eighth revised edition is arranged by arrondissement, providing listings for over one hundred hotels, pensions, B & Bs and apartments. Included is information about facilities, nearby tourist attractions and whether or not English is spoken. The reviews are preceded by an original map of the area.
Imagine a love so powerful that it refuses to die - Anna travels between later years in search of her cherished book and the former years of youth, where her world as a baby drastically changes after the shock of her mothers early death. Anna suff ers from abuse, which adds to the eff ects of an erratic heart, and lives with a rare genetic oral disease. Her mother leaves her in prayer with a request that Anna will have a life of love. In 1938, Dan, an accomplished woodworker, sees Anna on a street corner in Greenwich, Connecticut, and he is powerfully drawn to her, despite the fact that she is many years his junior. He sees past Annas shy exterior and dirty face and tattered clothes and is captivated by her beauty, despite the discoloration of her teeth. Their bond grows in secret while Dan loves her unconditionally, protecting her with his patience, kindness,and gentle nature until she is old enough for him to be introduced to her father. Their unique connection and faith deepen as they are separated during World War II, when Dan writes Anna the story of his love for her and the journey of their relationship. The mere eighteen-page story referred to as The Cherished Book, which the author, Nancy A. Prieston, presents in its original format, is included within the novel. Faith, hope, and endurance encompass them as they journey through all the seasons of life. But will Anna find the book in time, before her final destiny?