I adore Lizzie Page’s writing and the way she so brilliantly blends fact and fiction.’ Jill Mansell, bestselling author ‘This book was hard to put down… One of the best historical fiction books I've read in a very long time.’ ...
Author: Lizzie Page
We stand in the back of the hall as the children troop in. Big ones, little ones. Straggly hair, cropped hair, curls… the adults surge forward to choose and soon there is just one child left, a little girl sitting on the floor. She is thin as a string bean and her sleeve is ragged and damp – like she’s been chewing it. 1939. War has broken out – hundreds of children are evacuated to the countryside to keep them safe from the bombs raining down on the cities. Wrenched from her family in the East End and sent more than a hundred miles away, seven-year-old Pearl Posner must adapt to a new life away from everything familiar. Vivienne didn’t ask for an evacuee child. In fact, she’s not sure her heart can take it. So many years, so many disappointments… Vivi’s ability to feel love left her the day she learned the truth about her husband Edmund, and when she made the worst decision of her life and left her cherished sister to her fate. But like it or not, Pearl is here to stay, and what with the rumours about what’s happening to children in mainland Europe, it might be the last safe place for her. As Pearl and Vivi learn how to live together, they discover that they have a connection that runs more deeply than they could ever have guessed – from before Pearl was born, and deep into Vivienne’s past. And will it be Pearl – the little girl who says so little and sees so much – who forces Vivi to finally confront what happened in her marriage… and to the long-lost sister she loved so dearly and let fall so far, just when she needed Vivi most? A beautiful and emotional wartime historical novel – heart-breaking, moving and unforgettable. Perfect for fans of Orphan Train and Before We Were Yours. Readers absolutely love When I Was Yours: ‘Brought me to tears. I love how having Pearl as an evacuee gave Vivienne a purpose in life. The story has plenty of twists and turns… If you like romantic historical fiction, particularly which is set in wartime, then this is the book for you! This, at times, bought tears to my eyes and equally a warm glow to my heart.’ Stardust Book Reviews ‘Lizzie Page has gone and done it again with this beautiful, poignant and immensely emotional story… She is by far one of my favourite authors… I absolutely love how this is written, Lizzie you have blown me away with your beautiful words, wonderful imagination and emotional story… It is a lovingly written story that has real heart, and one that I cannot recommend enough.’ Chicks Rogues and Scandals, 5 stars ‘I loved it!... I adore Lizzie Page’s writing and the way she so brilliantly blends fact and fiction.’ Jill Mansell, bestselling author ‘This book was hard to put down… One of the best historical fiction books I've read in a very long time.’ Shelly’s Book Nook, 5 stars ‘Page is a wonderful writer, one that draws me in to the story completely and utterly (by the end of the first chapter I thought to myself that I was going to love this book… wonderful characters… brilliantly plotted with a delightfully intertwined story, it has the heartbreak of war and a gorgeous love story… fantastic.’ Short Book and Scribes, 5 stars ‘A compelling and intriguing read… I was fascinated by Vivienne’s story… Vivienne and Pearl are characters I will certainly never forget.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘A lovely, heart-tugging novel.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘You’ll find the yourself engrossed till the last page.’ My Pert Opinions, 5 stars ‘The story is heartbreaking… This is an all-round excellent read, without a doubt 5 stars from me.’ Booking Good Read, 5 stars
Author: Samantha Towle
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
"Marry me." "What?" I stared back at him, unblinking. He moved closer, taking my face in his hands. "I love you, Evie. I look into the future, and the only thing I see clearly is you. Marry me." What's an eighteen-year-old girl who was madly in love with her nineteen-year-old boyfriend say? Of course, I said yes. Twenty-four hours later, I married Adam Gunner at a Vegas chapel to the sounds of "Livin' on a Prayer" by Bon Jovi. Not the best omen. I get that now. Then, exactly one week later, I left him. I walked out, leaving behind my wedding ring, annulment papers, and my heart, and he never knew why. I haven't seen him since. Not in ten long years. Now, he's here, standing before me. Looking at me with nothing but hurt and hatred in his eyes, he wants answers. Answers I can't give.
. . Everyone should read this book!' Novelicious 'Written with plenty of heart' Sunday Mirror 'An emotional and powerful family drama' Heat 'So engaging and powerful' Press Association 'Layered and lyrical' Irish Independent
Author: Virginia Macgregor
An emotional family drama that asks the question: how far would you go for a child who isn't yours? Praise for Virginia Macgregor 'A future classic' Clare Mackintosh, author of I See You 'Insightful and compelling' Woman & Home 'Deeply satisfying' Red 'A touching look at the meaning of motherhood' Good Housekeeping Sam and Rosie Keep have always wanted children of their own but life hasn't worked out that way for them. The only option available to them now is adoption: they'll do anything to have a child to love. Seven-year-old Jonah is far away from home and his mama promised he'd be looked after in England. But the man who's meant to be taking care of him has disappeared and now Jonah's all alone. When Sam and Rosie meet Jonah, they're certain they've found their son, and open their home and their hearts to him. Finally, their family is complete. And then the unthinkable happens and life changes for all three members of the Keep family. Suddenly Sam and Rosie must answer an impossible question: how far are they willing to go for a child who isn't really theirs?
Author: Ella Miles
Publisher: Ella Miles
I'm a twenty-two-year-old virgin. Tonight that changes. I thought my first time had to be magical. The perfect date. The perfect place. The perfect guy. I thought I wanted to be in love. But now, I'm desperate. I'll take any guy as long as he's decent looking and treats me well, at least for the night. Turns out Mr. Perfect isn't so hard to find. He's hot, dreamy, and filthy rich. And he wants me. Sex with him is going to be better than I ever imagined. He's going to ruin me for all other guys. I know that it is just for one night, but it doesn't matter. I'm happy to get my perfect night. One night isn't enough, for either of us. Because Mr. Perfect just fake proposed to me. And he wants this proposal to last a lot longer than one night. Will you pretend to be my wife? This is a standalone contemporary romance.
Heartbroken, destroyed, and on the edge of despair.
Author: Jessa James
Publisher: Jessa James
Heartbroken, destroyed, and on the edge of despair. Thats how I felt for two years after my wife died, leaving me all alone with our baby. I sucked it up and kept going for my little girl but I wasnt living. I was only existing. Then I met Larkin, my gorgeous blonde neighbor. Shes got curves that my hands ache to hold, and toffee-colored eyes that beg me to do unspeakable things to her. I dont want to want her. I dont want to look at her, and I definitely dont want to long for her. I want to avoid her. Except I cant. Everywhere I go, everything I do, I am brought back to Larkin. And when we finally cave, falling into bed together... Its f**king explosive and passionate and deep. It feels as essential as breathing. Im starting to fall in love with Larkin but it was never supposed to turn into this. If I want a future with Larkin, I have to figure out how to let go of the past. And nothing has ever felt so good and hurt so bad.
The Sweetbriar Cove Series: #1 Meant to Be #2 All for You #3 The Only One #4 I'm Yours #5 Holiday Kisses #6 No Ordinary Love #7 Wildest Dreams #8 This Kiss PRAISE FOR MELODY GRACE: "Melody Grace created fascinating characters that are ...
Author: Melody Grace
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Millions of readers around the world have fallen in love with Melody Grace's bestselling contemporary romances. Now discover the romance, laughter, and happily-ever-afters waiting for you in Sweetbriar Cove! Artist Mackenzie Lane is almost thirty and still single, which, according to her neighbors, pretty much makes her the Spinster of Sweetbriar Cove. She's sworn off terrible fix-ups, and is looking forward to her solo future of woolly mumus and cats. (Lots of cats). But a chance Halloween rendezvous awakens her reckless spirit, and makes her wonder if love might be in the cards, after all... Jake Nash is back in town for the first time in years, recovering from a career-ending sports injury. He's dazzled by the mysterious woman he meets by chance - and even more intrigued when he discovers it's his high-school friend Mackenzie. Ten years ago, Jake was the first (and only) guy to put a dent in Mackenzie's invincible heart. She's determined not to make the same mistake again, but when the pair are forced to team up to plan the annual Starbright Festival, old sparks fly - and new passion runs riot. Soon, Mackenzie and Jake are risking it all. But will their connection last longer than the first snowfall? And can these old friends start a new chapter for love? Find out in the sizzling, romantic new novel from New York Times bestselling author Melody Grace! Perfect for fans of Bella Andre, Mary Kay Andrews, and Nora Roberts. The Sweetbriar Cove Series: #1 Meant to Be #2 All for You #3 The Only One #4 I'm Yours #5 Holiday Kisses #6 No Ordinary Love #7 Wildest Dreams #8 This Kiss PRAISE FOR MELODY GRACE: "Melody Grace created fascinating characters that are simply I-R-R-E-S-I-S-T-I-B-L-E ! Her stories leave you with a big smile on your face and a heart bursting with love." - A Bookish Escape Blog "Sexy and sweet: the perfect summer read!" - Corinne Michaels, New York Times bestselling author "Heartwarming, swoony, and sexy as hell." - Claire Contreras, New York Times bestselling author "Sizzling summer perfection! Melody Grace does it again." - Kendall Ryan, New York Times bestselling author "Sizzling hot and super emotional - the perfect combo!" - NYT and USA Today bestselling Lauren Blakely "A roller coaster ride of pure emotion... beautifully written." Blame it on the Rain Reviews
A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection It was the first autumn of the Iraq War, when Ella saw Dani again. “Today I’m Yours” is a story of seduction and layered memory, a love affair fifteen years past but not ...
Author: Mary Gaitskill
A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection It was the first autumn of the Iraq War, when Ella saw Dani again. “Today I’m Yours” is a story of seduction and layered memory, a love affair fifteen years past but not forgotten—from the author of the National Book Award nominated and National Book Critics Circle Award finalist Veronica. Mary Gaitskill is widely acclaimed as a caustically sharp observer of American culture high and low, of bodily temptations and sensual intelligence. A selection from Gaitskill’s story collection, Don’t Cry, a New York Times Notable Book. An eBook short.
Author: Jennifer Van Wyk
Publisher: Independently Published
I left Lakeside, Montana heartbroken and lost with no desire to ever return.But life had other plans.Moving back wasn't what I wanted to do, but I'd do anything for my daughter Emmy. Including put myself in the path of Sadie Jones.My daughter's new dance teacher.The reason my heart was never fully opened to another was because it's always belonged to her.When I watched Reed Sanders drive away from Lakeside, I knew my heart would never recover.He was meant for more than what this town could offer him.Than what I could offer him.I tried to warn him to stay away from me, but he refused to listen.If only he would have, maybe I wouldn't feel so broken.The heart is mysterious. It can be closed off and broken at the same time.It can hold room for more than one person.And unfortunately, sometimes it takes danger lurking around the corner to make it choose a side.All I can say is that I hope one day I finally hear the words... I'm Yours.
After a great five-year relationship, Gee Hightower grows suspicious that his soon to be wife is disloyal and unfaithful.
Author: Sherri Marie
After a great five-year relationship, Gee Hightower grows suspicious that his soon to be wife is disloyal and unfaithful. When dark secrets start to shine, Gee's world crumbles all at once, and things begin to take a turn for the worse. They say a relationship without trust is a dead end relationship, and not being able to trust your partner can cause problems. In this hood love affair, trust will be questioned, hearts will be shattered, and bullets will fly. Bandages will get unraveled and lives will be on the line. Will Shannon fight for Gee's love or will she fight for the lust of someone else? Find out who will win the battle between love and lust.
North America's #1 Cookbook for Parents of Tots and Toddlers Vicki Lansky has revised her classic cookbook to provide more delicious, nutritious recipes -- and more fun ideas Making baby food is easy!
Author: Vicki Lansky
North America's #1 Cookbook for Parents of Tots and Toddlers Vicki Lansky has revised her classic cookbook to provide more delicious, nutritious recipes -- and more fun ideas Making baby food is easy! Blend fresh, pure baby food in minutes. Store fresh baby food so it's ready when you need it...even when you travel. Finger food do's and don'ts Make safe, nutritious finger foods for babies at 6, 9, 12, and 18 months. Discover recipes for teething biscuits your child will love. Terrific toddler table food Add variety and balance at mealtime with Vicki's child-tested breakfast, lunch, and dinner ideas. (Her tips for sneaking green vegetables into tiny tummies are guaranteed to succeed.) Happy birthday & season's greetings Have a lot more birthday and holiday fun with a little less sugar.
When Felix showed himself on the top battle“ Yours obediently , JAMES FLEA . "
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of black wings that “ SIR : I have got your note , and will see about it . “ Yours ...
Harper's Magazine made its debut in June 1850, the brainchild of the prominent New York book-publishing firm Harper & Brothers. Harper's Magazine, the oldest general-interest monthly in America, explores the issues that drive our national conversation, through long-form narrative journalism and essays, and such celebrated features as the iconic Harper's Index. With its emphasis on fine writing and original thought Harper's provides readers with a unique perspective on politics, society, the environment, and culture.
Author: Madison Parker
Publisher: Harmony Ink Press
"Fairy Tate. Twinklefingers. Lucy Lu." Will the taunting ever end? Lucas Tate suffers ridicule because of his appearance and sensitive nature. When he's not teased, he's ignored, and now he doesn't know which is worse. His one comfort in life is his music; he feels unloved by everyone. What he wants more than anything is to find a friend. Much to his dismay, both his mom and a schoolmate are determined to find him a boyfriend, despite the fact Lucas hasn't come out to them. His mom chooses a football player who redefines the term ""heartthrob,"" while Trish pushes him toward the only openly gay boy at Providence High. But Lucas is harboring a crush on another boy, one who writes such romantic poetry to his girlfriend that hearing it melts Lucas into a puddle of goo. All three prospects seem so far out of his league. Lucas is sure he doesn't stand a chance with any of them-until sharing his gift for music brings him the courage to let people into his heart.
***USA Today Bestselling Author*** "Readers who enjoy Debbie Macomber’s writing will feel right at home in a Fasano novel." ~a reviewer Sexy single dad Derek Mitchell had learned the hard way to never trust a beautiful woman.
Author: Donna Fasano
Publisher: Donna Fasano
***USA Today Bestselling Author*** "Readers who enjoy Debbie Macomber’s writing will feel right at home in a Fasano novel." ~a reviewer Sexy single dad Derek Mitchell had learned the hard way to never trust a beautiful woman. So although he would always be indebted to Lainey Adams for thwarting a kidnapping attempt on his beloved daughter, he wasn't about to show his gratitude by offering his heart on a silver platter! But what was the brooding bachelor to do when his matchmaking millionaire father rewarded Lainey's heroism...by giving her part of the family fortune? For despite Derek's love phobia, something about the beguiling Lainey touched his soul, filling him with hope—and desire. Yet he sensed that she was keeping secrets—the kind that could shatter his world...
'If you love me, I'm yours.
Author: Lizzie Chantree
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
'If you love me, I'm yours...'Maud didn't mind being boring, not really. She had a sensible job, clothes, and love life... if you counted an overbearing ex who had thanked her, rolled over and was snoring before she even realised he'd begun! She could tolerate not fulfilling her dreams, if her parents would pay her one compliment about the only thing she was passionate about in life: her art.Dot should have fit in with her flamboyant and slightly eccentric family of talented artists, but somehow, she was an anomaly who couldn't paint. She tried hard to be part of their world by becoming an art agent extraordinaire, but she dreamed of finding her own voice. Dot's brother Nate, a smoulderingly sexy and famous artist, was adored by everyone. His creative talent left them in awe of his ability to capture such passion on canvas. Women worshipped him, and even Dot's friend Maud flushed and bumped into things when he walked into a room, but a tragic event in his past had left him emotionally and physically scarred, and reluctant to face the world again. Someone was leaving exquisite little paintings on park benches, with a tag saying, 'If you love me, I'm yours'. The art was so fresh and cutting-edge, that it generated a media frenzy and a scramble to discover where the mystery artist could be hiding. The revelation of who the prodigious artist was interlinked Maud, Dot and Nate's lives forever, but their worlds came crashing down. Were bonds of friendship, love and loyalty strong enough to withstand fame, success and scandal?
Will Carl restore the integrity of his faith? Or will satisfying his desires win over his soul? Click the link to view the book trailer. https: //youtu.be/dGV8L-tNSe8
Author: Cornell Ford
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
For Carl Livingston, growing up playing the drums in church was all he'd ever known. Throughout most of his life, he'd never experienced anything outside of the Christian belief system his mom instilled in him until an exotic Latin woman named Eden walked into the house of God one Sunday morning. His whole world seemed to stop when he saw her and was determined to meet her. Without thinking twice, he introduced himself to the Columbian born refugee who's good looks got her almost any and everything she wanted. After hitching a ride to Miami with her uncle Sapo on his boat barge of bananas he imported from Columbia, Eden managed to get around town using her deceptiveness, sexiness and manipulation to get what she wanted even without speaking very much English. Carl refused to heed warnings from his longtime friend Heaven and became more unholy with each passing day. Though not a virgin, Carl's only been intimate with a few people and had a curiousity of what it would be like to sleep with someone so beautiful and exotic as Eden. He'd only seen people that looked like her on TV but was unaware of a secret that Donald, the church bass player and pastors son was keeping to himself about her. With so many warnings and signs given to Carl about how mischievious she was, he ultimately found himself in a life or death situation. His disrespect grew so big that his family, friends and God wondered if it was too late to catch him before he fell in too deep. Will Carl restore the integrity of his faith? Or will satisfying his desires win over his soul? Click the link to view the book trailer. https: //youtu.be/dGV8L-tNSe8