They’re called illusions because these easy, elegant designs look intricate—as if they took a lot of time and talent to create. The illustrated instructions cover various needlework styles, including satin stitch, couching, beading, cross-stitch, stumpwork, and appliqué. Choose from nursery rhymes, landscapes, still life, sea creatures, and exotic scenes. Special tips show how to mix projects to make your own originals.
Lauren Ryder can’t explain her nightmares after seeing her own face in a four-hundred-fifty-year-old portrait in a museum. And where are the first eighteen years of her life? Adam, her law-enforcement consultant husband, searches for rational answers. But only a leap of faith can save their relationship, and Lauren’s life. Romantic Suspense Paranormal by Kathy Lynn Emerson; originally published by Harper Monogram
Taking us back to a time that is half history, half myth and wholly magical, bestselling author Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni gives voice to Panchaali, the fire-born heroine of the Mahabharata, as she weaves a vibrant retelling of an ancient epic saga. Married to five royal husbands who have been cheated out of their father's kingdom, Panchaali aids their quest to reclaim their birthright, remaining at their side through years of exile and a terrible civil war. But she cannot deny her complicated friendship with the enigmatic Krishna—or her secret attraction to the mysterious man who is her husbands' most dangerous enemy—as she is caught up in the ever-manipulating hands of fate. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Rosalind Winston sets out to save the family castle by disguising herself as the housekeeper and renting out her home for the summer, but her masquerade becomes complicated by the arrival of her dashing tenant, Viscount Moreland. Original.