The women of Whisling are back! In recent days, life has been much kinder to Deb and Gen than in times past. And not only has life been kind, both are in for some of the greatest highs they've ever experienced. Luke has a big surprise up his sleeve for Deb, and Gen's family is about to welcome one of their greatest blessings. But even as their dreams are coming true, the women are finding life is never just cupcakes and roses. Bess thought dating a man after being married for thirty years was hard. But that was nothing compared to dating two men. It becomes too much for Bess, and she decides to put her all into making things work with Jon again. But going back to what she and Jon were is a lot harder than she thought it would be. Especially because she is no longer the same woman who was once married to Jon. Lily and Allen have a loving, incredible marriage, but when confronted with the biggest trial of their lives, can they hold on to the good and push past the bad? Or will they break under the ever increasing pressure of their new circumstances? Olivia is finally ready to date again. She still has scars from her marriage to Bart, but she is stronger, wiser, and needs to move on. Too bad Dean, the man she has deep feelings for, is dating another woman. The last thing Olivia would ever do is break up a good couple. So instead of dating Dean, she decides to let him set her up with his friend. What could possibly go wrong? Through the mess and craziness of life's ever-present changes, the women continue to rely on each other. And they're reminded that even after the longest of nights, the sun always rises again.
SISTERS FROM THE START is an extraordinary story of seven women, all with the names of gems - Pearl, Opal, Emerald, Topaz, Ruby, Sapphire, Peridot - each bearing terrible scars from childhood and previous marriages, which meet and instantaneously see something of themselves in each other. Rapidly developing a firm friendship, they are astounded to discover that they are in fact all sisters. As they discover more about themselves, they run million dollar businesses, and escalate an "I CARE. YOU CARE. WE CARE." campaign to feed, clothe, house, and provide medical care to the poorest, homeless, and unfortunate people of Houston. The awesome power of seven sisters is transversely credence. Do they have magic power like their father, Diamond Hilton? The author's writing style is fluid, engaging the reader in the narrative as it unfolds. The larger than life central characters are vividly depicted, evoking the reader's interest and empathy as they embark on a path to new and fulfilled lives. MY PEN LAY STILL NOT is an upheaval thirty years journey about Cheyenne Phoenix Coyote, the 'Red-haired Gal' of a family with three sets of dark- straight-hair triplets. She suffers many hardships from illness to lost loves to rape to sodomy to lost loves. These uncontrolled circumstances cause Cheyenne heartaches, promiscuity, impaired judgment, and to become manic-depressive. Follow her from three failed marriages to the same man to one-night stands to a pen pal that loves her unconditionally. You will laugh and cry with this fabulous lass as she burns herself to death and rises from the ashes like a Phoenix.
"A sequel without equal. . .A stunning and emotional conclusion to the story of a family that readers have come to care for and love." –Los Angeles Daily News From the seductive waters of Hawaii to the rustic splendor of Vermont, from the sprawling family ranch, Sunbridge, to the high-tech glamour of Japan, the Colemans have been driven apart by the passions and betrayals of a new generation. But now, as Billie Coleman Kingsley, their beloved matriarch, lays dying, she offers new hope to heal their rifts. Even as her own strength fails, the indomitable Billie instills courage and confidence in the future. And as the Colemans gather around her, preparing for their inevitable, shattering loss, they all must transform their lives. Praise for Texas Rich by Fern Michaels "A steaming, sprawling saga. . .As always, Fern Michaels writes a full story with bigger-than-life characters we would look forward to meeting." –Romantic Times "Fine fare for Fern Michaels's fans!" –The Philadelphia Inquirer 203,000 Words
She is a healer, a storyteller, and a warrior. When Britain is faced with threats both old and new, the strength of her love may be the kingdom’s downfall . . . or salvation. Their love has overcome endless obstacles. Never ones to shy away from danger, former High Queen Isolde and Trystan, a mercenary with a lonely and troubled past, have already endured a perilous journey to keep the underhanded Lord Marche from the throne of Britain. But now a new traitor lurks amongst the kings on Britain’s High Council—and just when they’ve realized the depth of their love for each other, a new danger calls Trystan from Isolde’s side to test the strength of their secret marriage vow. Only Isolde knows that she is carrying Trystan’s unborn child. As Britain’s armies prepare for a final battle in which they will either turn back the tide of the invaders or see their kingdom utterly destroyed, Isolde must undertake yet another daring mission—one that will bring her even nearer to a secret that Trystan has kept for seven long years. As the clouds of war gather, Trystan and Isolde must once again fight to protect Britain’s throne. Together, they hold the key that can defeat the Saxon king, Octa of Kent, and Lord Marche. But the cost of Britain’s sovereignty may be their own forbidden love. Based on the earliest written version of the Arthurian tales, Anna Elliott’s Sunrise of Avalon breathes new life into an age-old legend and brings the story of Trystan and Isolde to an unforgettable end.
A Powerful Legacy That Can Unite--Or Divide. . . Fanny Thornton Reed, proud matriarch of the Thornton dynasty, chooses her first husband's illegitimate son Jeff to run Babylon, her family's successful Las Vegas casino. For Jeff, this is a chance of a lifetime. For Fanny, it is a decision she will come to regret as it turns her children against each other. For the rightful Thornton heirs, it is their worst nightmare come true. Will jealousy and betrayal tear them apart once and for all--or will perseverance and love salvage the Thornton dream? "Fascinating." --Romantic Times "A jam-packed finale." --Kirkus Reviews 120,000 Words
Their in-name-only marriage would serve as bait Belinda Connor in no way wanted to be a temporary wife—especially to Derek Walker, who'd sneaked back into her heart with the stealth of a thief. But when it became apparent someone wanted her dead, Derek's embrace was the only safe harbor. To draw out the killer, he needed Belinda. Using a proposal to save the Connor family ranch in return for her hand and her signature on child-custody papers was manipulative, but necessary. If his scheme worked, their marriage would end—but could Derek endure losing Belinda again? Cheyenne Nights As girls, three sisters made a pact beneath a Wyoming moon. Now, as women, they're due for a day of reckoning
""The writer of this little volume hopes that more will not be expected from it than its title-page professes it to be, -namely, an "outline" of the origin and progress of the Missions in Yoruba. The many interesting details which she has omitted will be found in the periodicals mentioned below."" --Preface.
Shel Shepard was abandoned by his mother then his wife. When he meets Emily Chapmen he has to fight his head to listen to his heart to persue her. Emily is afraid of a relationship because her past is very much alive and is a danger to anybody who gets close to her. Together they have to overcome her past and trust issues to find love.
The Seven Sisters is a sweeping epic tale of love and loss by the international number one bestseller Lucinda Riley. Maia D’Aplièse and her five sisters gather together at their childhood home – a fabulous, secluded castle situated on the shores of Lake Geneva – having been told that their beloved adoptive father, the elusive billionaire they call Pa Salt, has died. Each of them is handed a tantalising clue to their true heritage – a clue which takes Maia across the world to a crumbling mansion in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil . . . Eighty years earlier, in the Belle Époque of Rio, 1927, Izabela Bonifacio’s father has aspirations for his daughter to marry into aristocracy. But Izabela longs for adventure, and convinces him to allow her to accompany the family of a renowned architect on a trip to Paris. In the heady, vibrant streets of Montparnasse, she meets ambitious young sculptor Laurent Brouilly, and knows at once that her life will never be the same again. The Seven Sisters is the first book in the spellbinding Seven Sisters series.
Passage of Time is a collection of poems which reflect their values, interests and life experiences, which were understandably quite different. They are based on remembrances throughout the years as well as current events in their lives. The poems adequately express the rare blend of characteristics that identify their unique personalities. The topics span a wide range, such as time, music, collections of things that are important to them, their love of art and of color. Readers will also find humor and the influence of aging. Their love of the changing seasons is represented as are Children, an important ingredient in both of their lifestyles. Readers of all ages, they hope, will find something in this collection that they can identify with, regardless of their position in life..
When she discovers that Buffy and her companions hold Tara's spirit in an attempt to bring Willow back from the evil that has consumed her, Willow risks everything to bring Tara back, even if it means destroying everything, in the third volume in the trilogy. Original. (Tie-in to the syndicated television series, created by Joss Whedon, starring Sarah Michelle Gellar, Alyson Hannigan, Nicholas Brendon, & others) (Horror)
In this edge-of-the-seat finale to the trilogy that has reunited the Coleman and Thornton families, New York Times bestselling author Fern Michaels sets our pulses pounding as horsewoman Nealy Coleman faces her greatest challenge--to produce another Derby winner and show the world that a determined woman never quits. . . Kentucky Sunrise When it comes to men, Nealy is very content with her new husband, lawyer Hatch Littletree. When it comes to horses, she is never satisfied. Nobody can measure up to her standards as a trainer, not even her daughter Emmie, who now runs the family's famous stables, Blue Diamond Farms. But returning to Blue Diamond Farms for a family reunion sends Nealy reeling. Emmie has let the farm slide, and she has picked a small, gutsy colt to send to the Derby--a nice horse, but clearly the wrong one. Suddenly Nealy is back in the game, ready to prove she's not too old to back a winner--even if means taking on another colt as her own personal project. Nealy's determined not to let Emmie's poor judgment undermine the reputation of the business she worked so hard to build. But the damage to her relationship with her daughter may be irreparable, as Emmie fights a secret battle with a crippling illness and fears of losing custody of her child. Now, with the ghosts of the past haunting them both, Emmie and Nealy engage in an unstoppable rivalry, two headstrong women engaged in a battle of wills, each determined to win--no matter what the dangers, no matter what the cost. In Kentucky Sunrise Fern Michaels captures the adrenaline rush of the sport of kings while sending a family toward a shattering climax, where the difference between winning and losing in all aspects of life lies in the choices of the heart. And Don't Miss The Books That Started It All!