By Barbara Taylor Bradford
Mallory Keswick cannot think how her lifestyles might be larger. She has an excellent, enjoyable marriage to a guy who loves, helps, and nurtures her. She has a beautiful domestic and gorgeous twins who deliver pleasure to her days, to all of which she devotes herself wholeheartedly. Mallory feels she has eventually came upon the elusive feel of relatives that by no means rather rang precise in her personal childhood—until a very merciless act of violence tears aside the material of her happiness. Devastated, distraught, and puzzling over how she is going to ever move on, unexpectedly Mallory's spirit is being verified as by no means prior to, forcing her to find new reserves of braveness and energy to confront the darkness that has left her with not anything extra to lose and . . .
By Nina Foxx
A husband may be strong for a few things:
- Companionship (when he is home)
- Household upkeep (if he is handy)
- Good loving (if you are lucky), yet . . . no lady wishes a husband seven days a week!
Marie wishes her "stay-at-home husband" to scrub the home and babysit the youngsters, so she will look after enterprise coast-to-coast . . . and luxuriate in a few innocuous flirting at the side.
Mai's completely content material to be the appropriate spouse to a winning company superstar—throwing lavish events and organizing gala charity fundraisers. yet it is humorous how fast every thing can switch with only a unmarried mobile name . . . from prison!
And high-powered advert exec Kennedy believes the easiest husband is not any husband in any respect. scorching encounters with a succession of studs hold her going powerful as she climbs to the pinnacle of her profession.
A wife is okay so long as he does not screw up the remainder of your lifestyles. Now 3 attractive women who imagine they've got this "husband" factor all labored out are approximately to benefit that, by way of love and marriage, "perfection" can continually be more suitable upon. And it will be one wild ride!
By Penny Feeny
A young woman’s adventurous quest to discover the reality approximately her mother’s earlier in Italy—a story wealthy with romance, darkish secrets and techniques, mature storytelling, and sharp wit
Liddy and Helena are scholars operating as au pairs at the island of Ischia in the summertime of 1979. They count on to spend the summer season having enjoyable at the seashore and of their new, opulent atmosphere, taking care of the youngsters of the Verduccis and the Baldinis. yet they hadn’t counted on a abducted baby, harmful amorous affairs, and the carabinieri. Twenty-five years later Liddy, jogging her puppy on an English seashore, spies a determine comparable to her estranged friend—it is Helena’s daughter, Allie. on the chance of commencing an outdated wound, she befriends her. And so Allie is decided upon a startling quest for id, taking her throughout Europe to the relatives villa the place all of it went so fallacious for her mom. Her interest and endurance forges superb hyperlinks with households she'd in simple terms heard approximately from Liddy, as she seeks her father and discovers what relatively happened in the course of that summer season in Ischia.
By Kristin Hannah
New York Times bestselling writer Kristin Hannah is cherished by way of readers all over the world for her certain mixture of strong emotion and delightful storytelling. In Comfort & pleasure, she bargains a modern day fairy tale—the tale of a lady who will get a astonishing likelihood at happiness.
Joy Candellaro as soon as enjoyed Christmas greater than the other time of the yr. Now, because the vacation ways, she is at a crossroads in her existence; lately divorced and by myself, she can’t summon the previous enthusiasm for celebrating. So with no telling someone, she buys a price tag and forums a aircraft sure for the gorgeous Pacific Northwest. whilst an unforeseen detour takes her deep into the woods of the Olympic rainforest, pleasure makes a daring determination to go away her usual lifestyles behind—to simply stroll away—and therefore starts an experience not like any she can have imagined.
In the small city of Rain Valley, six-year-old Bobby O’Shea is dealing with his first Christmas with no mom. not able to deal with the loss, Bobby has closed himself off from the realm, speaking basically to his invisible ally. His father Daniel is beside himself, eager to aid his son cope. but while the little boy meets pleasure, those not going souls shape a deep and strong bond. In aiding Bobby and Daniel heal, pleasure reveals herself again.
But now not every thing is because it turns out in quiet Rain Valley, and right away, Joy’s global is ripped aside, and her middle is damaged. On a paranormal Christmas Eve, an evening of most unlikely desires and unforeseen probabilities, pleasure needs to locate the braveness to think in a love—and a family—that can’t in all probability exist, and pass looking for what she desires . . . and the hot lifestyles purely she will find.
From the Hardcover edition.
By Tamar Myers
All antiques broker Abigail Timberlake Washburn sought after used to be to discover an ideal reward for her darling (if now not altogether jointly) mama Mozella's birthday. She by no means anticipated her on-line buy of a wonderful, seventeenth-century rosewood linen chest to put her in federal custody, accused of trafficking in unlawful ivory! Then insult is heaped on her harm whilst she's pressured to show to her lawyer-snake ex, Buford, to spring her—since ex-cop /current hubby Greg's “good ol' boy” contacts do not take place to incorporate any feds. Abby should be small in stature, yet she's a strength to be reckoned with whilst riled—and she's decided to root out the genuine smugglers who she blames for her fresh indignities. yet in her zeal to stay it to the elephant eliminators who've invaded her loved Charleston, Abby may possibly simply land herself and mama alike as much as their pearly whites in lethally scorching water!
By Nora Roberts
Cozumel were domestic to Liz Palmer for ten years. She was once settled, revered. Her Black Coral Dive store used to be the simplest at the island. She now not overlooked Houston, or considered the guy who did not want her or their baby. And for 2 brief weeks, Cozumel used to be domestic to Jerry Sharpe, the diving teacher she'd employed. until eventually they discovered him-murdered. abruptly Jonas Sharpe, Jerry's dual brother, stormed into her good ordered lifestyles with grief in his eyes and revenge in his center. He plunged them either into the determined international of drug smugglers-and into the harmful depths of ardour. Nora Roberts is a publishing phenomenon; this long island occasions bestselling writer of over two hundred novels has greater than 450 million of her books in print around the globe. compliment for Nora Roberts 'The such a lot profitable novelist on Planet Earth' - Washington submit 'A storyteller of immeasurable variety and ability' - Publisher's Weekly
By Cecelia Ahern
Now in paperback: during this captivating novel, across the world bestselling writer Cecelia Ahern exhibits that usually now not seeing is believing!
Readers and critics alike adore Cecelia Ahern for her lighthearted but insightful tales approximately smooth girls and their usually strange occasions. In If you'll See Me Now, she takes that subject a step additional, supplying us a heroine who's fullyyt plausible, and the recent guy in her lifestyles who's, good, a bit of much less so.
Elizabeth Egan's existence runs on order: either her domestic and her feelings are prepared simply so, with little room for spontaneity. it truly is how she counteracts the chaos of her family--an alcoholic mom who left while she was once younger, an emotionally far-off father, and a free-spirited sister, who looks following of their mother's footsteps, leaving her personal six-yearold son, Luke, in Elizabeth's care. while Ivan, Luke's mysterious new grown-up good friend, enters the image, Elizabeth doesnt comprehend rather what to make of him. together with his penchant for experience and colourful tackle issues huge and small, Ivan opens Elizabeth's eyes to an entire new approach to life. yet is it for genuine? Is Ivan for real?
If you may See Me Now is a love tale with heart--and only a contact of magic.
By Danielle Steel
To examine one was once to work out the opposite. For family members, even the ladies' personal father, it used to be a relentless guessing video game. For strangers, the shock used to be overwhelming. And for the twins Olivia and Victoria Henderson, striking younger women coming of age on the flip of the century, their bond used to be mysterious, excellent, and sometimes playful--a mystery realm basically they inhabited.
Olivia and Victoria have been the cherished daughters of a guy who by no means totally recovered from his wife's demise bearing them in 1893. Shy, severe Olivia, born 11 mins prior to her sister, had taken over the position of mom of their lush long island property, dealing with not just a family yet her rebellious twin's flights of fancy. Free-spirited Victoria desired to swap the area. She embraced the women's suffrage stream and dreamed of boating to war-torn Europe. Then, within the women' twenty-first yr, because the first global battle escalated out of the country, a fateful selection replaced their lives forever.
It begun whilst Victoria's lifestyles was once approximately to turn into a public scandal. It resulted in a painful selection, and taken good-looking legal professional Charles Dawson into the Henderson's existence and family members. Hand-picked through the twins' father to avoid wasting his daughter's attractiveness, Charles was once nonetheless mourning his wife's demise aboard the significant, suffering to elevate his 9 year-old son by myself, decided by no means to lose his center back. Charles desired to think that, for the sake of his son, he can make an undesirable marriage paintings. yet in an act of deception that purely Olivia and Victoria might deal with, the twins took an irrevocable step, which replaced either their lives ceaselessly; and took one of many twins to the battlefields of France, the opposite right into a marriage she longed for yet couldn't have.
From long island society to the trenches of war-ravaged France, Mirror Image strikes elegantly and dramatically via a wealthy and stricken period. With startling perception, Danielle metal explores women's offerings: among domestic and event, among the affection for relations and the eagerness for a reason, among sacrifice and hope. yet on the center of Mirror Image is an engaging, reasonable portrait of exact twins, drastically diverse sisters who lead their lives and persist with their destinies opposed to a vibrant backdrop of an international at battle.
By Emilie Richards
With the heat and luxury of a home made duvet, Endless Chain explores the problematic styles of family members and neighborhood, and the threads that bind them together
Sam Kinkade is eventually feeling at domestic as a minister in rural Toms Brook, Virginia, content material along with his existence and Shenandoah Valley congregation. yet his plans to welcome the area's becoming Hispanic neighborhood are being met with resistance. thankfully, whilst the church-run neighborhood heart is threatened, a stranger named Elisa Martinez walks via his door and Sam realizes he has chanced on a girl able to construction bridges.
Elisa isn't really seeking to make connections. She has come to Toms Brook to conceal. yet regardless of her fears of discovery she is enchanted through the attractive paintings and the friendship provided by way of the ladies who invite her to hitch their quilting circle. or even even though she fears the results for either one of them, she unearths herself powerfully attracted to Sam, and to a generations-old love tale rooted within the town's past.
Will she and Sam repeat the prior, or can they locate the affection and the liberty they search at last?
By Mary Daheim
Demise at the excessive Cees
Bed-and-breakfast hostess Judith McMonigle Flynn isn't really precisely bellowing "Bravo!" over the inside track that obnoxious opera megastar Mario Pacetti and his entourage are coming to stick on the Hillside Manor. The world-class tenor is a popular pain-in-the-neck -- a bloated buffoon who may well simply devour her out of apartment and residential. So whilst the puffed-up, would-be Pavarotti inadvertently beverages poison and falls down useless on his tosca, accusing eyes flip to Judith and her novice sleuthing accomplice, cousin Renie. Now it is curtains until the cousins can unmask the genuine wrongdoer -- earlier than a killer's ultimate, deadly encore.DEATH at the excessive CEESBed-and-breakfast hostess Judith McMonigle Flynn isn't really precisely bellowing "Bravo!" over the scoop that obnoxious opera celebrity Mario Pacetti and his entourage are coming to stick on the Hillside Manor. The world-class tenor is a popular pain-in-the-neck--a bloated buffoon who may perhaps simply consume her out of residence and residential. So while the puffed-up, would-be Pavarotti inadvertently beverages poison and falls down useless on his tosca, accusing eyes flip to Judith and her novice sleuthing associate, cousin Renie. And it truly is curtains except the cousins can unmask the true culprit--before a killer's ultimate, deadly encore.