By Gil McNeil
For each girl who has ever dreamed of beginning over, or being a greater mom, or simply knitting a very great shawl . . .
while her husband dies in a vehicle crash--not lengthy after asserting he wishes a divorce--Jo Mackenzie packs up her rowdy boys and strikes from London to a dilapidated villa in her beach place of origin. There, she takes over her loved Gran's knitting shop--a old fashioned yet out-of-date shop in determined want of a facelift. After a coarse starting, Jo quickly reveals convenience in a "Stitch and complain" team; a suite of quirky, full of life girls who percentage their tales, and their habit to cake, with heat and humor.
As Jo starts off to get the hold of single-parent existence in a small city, she depends on her knitting team for help. the ladies meet a week on the store on seashore highway and alternate gossip and suggestion as freely as they do a brand new sew. but if a brand new guy enters Jo's lifestyles, and an A-list actress strikes into the neighborhood mansion, the knitting membership has much more hassle confining the dialog to knit one, purl two.
The seashore road Knitting Society and Yarn Club is an uplifting, profitable story in regards to the therapeutic strength of friendship and new beginnings. it is a fascinating novel that may satisfaction all passionate knitters--and win over befuddled, would-be knitters, too.
By Connie Chappell
Whilst Callie MacCallum sews her first cover after the demise of her lover Jack Sebring, she does not observe she'll be drawn right into a Sebring kinfolk conflict among spouse and daughter-in-law. She easily desires to satisfy her promise to Jack to go to their cabin within the West Virginia mountains, the place their lengthy love affair used to be thoroughly hidden.
Instead, her emotionally reminiscent journey turns into crowded with the 2 Sebring girls, a grief counselor, and the large position Callie assumes. She needs to communicate for Jack with a view to safeguard his four-year outdated grandson Chad from his stubbornly manipulative and blame-passing grandmother and his lately widowed and power-usurping mom. Callie is aware either ladies grieve the lack of Chad's father. He died while a raging typhoon break up the tree that overwhelmed him.
Grief is not the purely universal thread working among the 4 ladies. one after the other, their secrets and techniques are published at the West Virginia mountaintop.
By Shobhan Bantwal
Set within the sensual richness of India, Shobhan Bantwal's gripping new novel asks: the place can a lady flip whilst her life's maximum blessing is visible as a curse? it is a lady! for many younger undefined, information in their unborn kid's gender brings cheerful anticipation. now not so for Isha Tilak and her husband, Nikhil. They have already got a liked daughter, yet Nikhil's mom and dad, hard-wired to desire male childrens specifically, coldly reject little Priya at each flip. useless and egocentric, they see lady grandchildren as burdens, and may simply as quickly by no means meet the single turning out to be in Isha's abdominal. Even the obstetrician has the same opinion, going as far as to indicate the unthinkable, throwing Nikhil right into a rage-and altering Isha's existence perpetually . . . while Nikhil is found brutally murdered, Isha is confident it had whatever to do together with his response to the doctor's hideous "solution" to their challenge. by myself, grief-stricken, and relentlessly oppressed by way of in-laws who think her child is a foul omen, Isha units out on her personal. Born right into a privileged type, Isha does not understand the very first thing approximately fending for herself, yet to guard her invaluable daughters, she is going to research. and he or she will hang to the desire given to her through an odd previous mystic: that her child will arrive at the auspicious evening of Kojagari Purnima, the total harvest moon, and be a present from Lakshmi, the goddess of health and wellbeing. Isha and her women will want all of the advantages they could get, for the best risk of all lies forward . . . compliment for Shobhan Bantwal and The Dowry Bride "Splendidly depicts ardour, brutality, and cultures in conflict". -Dorothy Garlock "Vivid, wealthy . . . expertly portrays a tender lady stuck among love and responsibility, wish and despair". -Anjali Banerjee
In a urban outfitted on desires, Trisha vacation makes her residing relocating like one. yet out of her dancer’s dress, she’s as down-to-earth as they arrive. That’s why she ignores the admiring be aware that arrives behind the scenes after one among her airy performances. but the sender, a filthy rich overseas prince, isn’t simply dissuaded. An American schooling has made Malik lengthy for the liberty to decide on his personal bride—and the girl he wishes is Trisha.
After a panoramic stopover at to Malik’s country culminates in a wedding inspiration, Trish makes an attempt to regulate to a plush new way of life. in the course of those dizzying alterations, she vows to aid her sister, Emma, whose marriage has led to a sour breakup. and during all of it, she strives to stick precise to what issues most—love, precise friendship, and the binds that carry relatives jointly around the miles and the years—and embody the eternal dance of life.
“Fern Michaels by no means fails to bring a heartfelt and wrenching tale . . . a superb and robust read.” —Fresh Fiction on A relations Affair
“Michaels’ newest is certain to trap the hearts of its readers, even whereas tickling their humorous bones.” —Booklist on The Blossom Sisters
“Michaels simply retains convalescing and higher with every one e-book . . . She by no means disappoints.” —RT e-book Reviews, four Stars on Forget Me Not
By Jennifer Greene
Cupid is just a little cranky!
Eleven-year-old Charlene is not impressed with Merry, her new mother or father. in actual fact the lady wishes a few significant assist in the parenting division. Their neighbor Jack may be the correct guy for the task -- however it does not glance as if the 2 grown-ups are ever going to celebration with no aid.
Jack acknowledges a short-distance runner whilst he sees one, and Merry matches the invoice. the beautiful get together woman is so unprepared to take cost of the definitely fun-proof Charlene, he almost feels sorry for her. virtually.
Merry has eventually came upon anything worthy scuffling with for. Now all she has to do is work out simply the way to fight!
By Francine Pascal
What bad mystery has torn Jessica and Elizabeth apart?
Ten years after candy Valley excessive, the Wakefield twins have had a falling out of epic proportions. while Jessica commits a whole and utter betrayal, Elizabeth flees to ny to flee the soreness. Jessica continues to be in California, facing the fallout of her heart-wrenching offerings. yet with Elizabeth as her enemy, candy Valley is not any longer the idyllic city in their youth.
Elizabeth quickly makes a decision the single solution to heal her damaged middle is to get revenge for Jessica's duplicity. continuously the "good" dual, Elizabeth approximately to show the tables…
Francine Pascal ultimately unfolds the ongoing tale of Elizabeth and Jessica Wakefield―and the total gang from candy Valley―that will pride and shock the thousands of enthusiasts of those loved characters.
By Madison Smartt Bell
Mae, a blackjack broker in a Las Vegas on line casino, spends her unfastened time wandering the desolate tract with a rifle, or sitting in her trailer obsessively gazing replays of an previous lover escaping the wreckage of Sep 11. What she sees in these photographs isn't like what the remainder of us could see. She revels within the natural anarchy, thrills on the destruction. those photographs remember thoughts of a youth marked by way of unthinkable abuse, of her flow right into a cult that dedicated the main stunning crime of the '60s, of her lifestyles on account that then as a feral and cautious outsider, stuck in a swirl of occasions immediately own, political, mythic.
“Remind your self what fairly issues with The artwork of Forgetting. fast moving, painful, humorous, and renewing instantaneously. . . . Take a cue from the publication and cross it alongside on your buds. ” –Daily Candy
Marissa Rogers has continually been simply advantageous as a beta. in the end, hadn’t taking cost with no taking credits been paying off? It’s what vaulted her to senior editor at a glossy—if a little bit tedious—diet journal and permit her be top associates with beautiful, charismatic, completely alpha Julia Ferrar.
And then Julia is hit by way of a cab. Her exterior accidents are minor, yet mind harm steals her reminiscence and alters her character. to aid her pal, Marissa needs to think the alpha function and support Julia get better her earlier. As Julia heals, she starts dredging up thoughts Marissa could fairly forget—including the truth that Julia as soon as requested her to desert the affection of her life.
By Lauren Landish
I’m going to get that candy part i do know she has
I’m a difficult guy and I’ve by no means had any lawsuits. I take what i need and f**k all of the relaxation. i presumed existence used to be strong. after which she confirmed up.
Elizabeth replaced every little thing.
She’s enjoying not easy to get with that sassy mouth of hers. yet I’ll train her a lesson. I’ll punish her simply how i do know she wishes it. She’s a great lady and he or she merits greater, yet she tempted me; now she’s mine.
i used to be loving her candy lips and beautiful curves, after which my festival discovered approximately her.
Now I’m f*cked. She’s f*cked. I’ve obtained a loss of life risk together with her identify on it in my again pocket; it’s all my fault. I’m difficulty, that’s all i'm, and that i introduced it to her doorstep.
She’s gonna hate me. yet she’s no longer leaving. She’s my lady now.
She belongs to me.
*Tempted is a full-length standalone romance with an HEA, no dishonest, and no cliffhanger. includes a preview of upcoming books by way of Lauren Landish & Willow Winters on the finish.
By Pamela Morsi
Ah, the lifetime of the upper-crust: decadent, flaky and never so solid for the heart.
Jane Lofton has every little thing she ever dreamed of: a high-powered profession, a wonderful domestic, a prosperous husband, David, and a stunning daughter, Brynn. in fact, David also has a brand new female friend spending his previous cash. Brynn also has a therapist assisting her articulate her contempt for her mom. And Jane also has…
…an legal responsibility to the guy Upstairs. an opportunity assembly among her BMW and an eighteen-wheeler activates Jane to make a deal: permit her stay and she'll commit herself to Doing reliable. no matter what that suggests. Jane's platinum-card kung fu has taught her tips on how to spend, yet now not easy methods to give—turns out it is truly beautiful tough! but if her country-club lifestyles crumbles, Jane is confronted with a bigger problem: changing all her desires and salvaging her soul.
Wise, witty and relentlessly actual, The Social Climber of Davenport Heights (Originally released as Doing Good) is a narrative approximately researching the variation among what anything costs…and what it truly is worthy.