Short-Straw Bride

By Karen Witemeyer / Genre: Historical Romance / Rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars (241 reviews)

Short-Straw Bride

No one steps on Archer land. Not if they value their life. But when Meredith Hayes overhears a lethal plot to burn the Archer brothers off their ranch, a twelve-year-old debt compels her to take the risk.Fourteen years of constant vigilance hardens a man. Yet when Travis Archer confronts a female trespasser with the same vivid blue eyes as the courageous young girl he once aided, he can’t bring himself to send her away. And when an act of sacrifice leaves her injured and her reputation in shreds, gratitude and guilt send him riding to her rescue once again.Four brothers. Four straws. One bride. Despite the fact that Travis is no longer the gallant youth Meredith once dreamed about, she determines to stand by his side against the enemy that threatens them both. But will love ever be hers? Or will Travis always see her merely as a short-straw bride?

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The Guestbook

By Andrea Hurst / Genre: Contemporary Fiction / Rating: 4.4 out of 5 stars ( 116 reviews)

The Guestbook

Fleeing her picture-perfect marriage among the privileged set of Brentwood and the wreckage of a failed marriage, Lily Parkins decides to move to the only place that still holds happy memories, her grandmother’s old farmhouse. The lush and majestic setting of the Pacific Northwest calls to her and offers a place of refuge and perhaps renewal. Her grandmother has passed away, leaving the Madrona Island Bed & Breakfast Inn to Lily.

Left with only an old guestbook as her guide–a curious book full of letters, recipes, and glimpses into her family history–Lily is determined to embrace her newfound independence and recreate herself, one page at a time. With the help of the quirky island residents she has befriended, she slowly finds the strength to seek out happiness on her own terms. But as soon as she has sworn off men and is standing on her own two feet, Lily meets Ian, the alluring artist who lives next door, and her new life is suddenly thrown off course. The last thing she wants to do right now is to open her heart to another man.

Ultimately, Lily must decide if it’s worth giving up her soul for security or risking everything to follow her heart.

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Lost In Italy

By Stacey Joy Netzel / Genre: Romance / Rating: 4.2 out of 5 stars (111 reviews)

Revised

The best laid plans…

Halli Sanders spent two years planning the trip of a lifetime to Italy. Her itinerary did not include being stranded by her siblings, kidnapped by a sexy American movie star, dodging bullets, or fleeing criminals in a car chase around Lake Como. And that’s just in the first three hours.

…often go awry.

Trent Tomlin put his movie career on hold to investigate his brother’s murder-ruled-suicide at his Italian villa. He’s closing in on the suspects when an American tourist unwittingly films the murder of the retired cop helping him. The killers will stop at nothing to get the evidence–including holding Halli’s family as collateral.

Life’s a little different unscripted.

Thrust into the role of real-life hero, Trent finds himself falling for the Plain Jane whose beauty blossoms with every challenge they face. But how can he keep the evidence from the murderers to get justice for his brother and friend without betraying Halli and her family?

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Welcome to Fred

By Brad Whittington / Genre: Christian Fiction / Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars (43 reviews)

Welcome to Fred

Mark Cloud has his doubts. He’s not sure if he’ll ever feel at home in Fred, Texas. He’s not sure that he can work up the nerve to declare his love to the girl of his dreams. He’s not sure he will survive another ride with Darnell Ray, Terror of the Back Roads. And he’s not really sure he buys the whole God thing. Which is an uncomfortable position for the son of a Baptist preacher.

This award-winning novel is a moving and hilarious tale set against the vibrant backdrop of the 1960s and rural America. It is the timeless and classic story of Everyteen in the hands of a master storyteller.

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Finding Home

By Mike Engleman / Genre: Action & Adventure / Rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars (37 reviews)

Finding Home

At first glance, the Lawes’ Raiders series of historical novels would appear to be memoirs written by an old man with a sixth-grade education who played a major role in 19th Century Texas. The Captain of a Texas Rangers Company sent to deep South Texas to protect the region’s people, he tells tales of lawmen fighting the violence of Mexican incursions into the U. S.
His simple, often ungrammatical words, tell much more than stories of Texas History. They—all 4,046 handwritten pages of them—speak of simple men with a simple wisdom that does not question miracles, be they the magic that enables a gentle man to commit unspeakable violence or the miracles that are inexplicable.
Call it a “saga” or an “epic,” but Lawes’ Raiders is about a quest of one simple man to become a person he never thought he could be. It is also a story of power and its impact on a good, simple soul.
As the books’ covers say, Daryl Aaron Lawes’ story is one of “bravery, comradeship, violence, loss and some miracles, too, (with some guffaws thrown in, just for fun).”

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Never Give In To Fear

By Marti MacGibbon / Genre: Biographies & Memoirs / Rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars (59 reviews)

Never Give In To Fear

Never Give in to Fear, Marti MacGibbon’s darkly funny, dramatic memoir, describes a drug-fueled descent into the underworld, escape from human traffickers, homelessness, and ultimate redemption.

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Key Lime Blues

By Mike Jastrzebski / Genre: Action & Adventure / Rating: 4.0 out of 5 stars (57 reviews)

Key Lime Blues

For some people working in the family business means suits, power lunches, and afternoon meetings. For Wes Darling it was guns, lies, and dead bodies.

The Darling Detective Agency was founded in 1876 by Aaron ‘Dusty’ Darling. Now Wes’s chain smoking, stressed out mother is grooming Wes to take over. How does he handle his mother’s demands? He heads to Key West, moves onto a sailboat, and takes a job tending bar at a little joint called Dirty Alvin’s.

Life is carefree until his mother’s lover, a man who mentored Wes for years, is murdered on a Key West Beach. Reluctantly, Wes is drawn into a spinning web of murder, sex and deceit.

First there are his mother’s pleas for help. Throw in a six-foot-tall red-headed stripper, a retired mobster who acts like it’s the 1940’s, a pair of dim-witted hit men, a phobic psychic named Elvis, a small fortune in stolen diamonds, and what do you have? Mayhem in Key West.

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On Basilisk Station

By David Weber / Genre: Science Fiction / Rating: 4.1 out of 5 stars (202 reviews)

On Basilisk Station

Having made him look a fool, she’s been exiled to Basilisk Station in disgrace and set up for ruin by a superior who hates her.

Her demoralized crew blames her for their ship’s humiliating posting to an out-of-the-way picket station.

The aborigines of the system’s only habitable planet are smoking homicide-inducing hallucinogens.

Parliament isn’t sure it wants to keep the place; the major local industry is smuggling; the merchant cartels want her head; the star-conquering, so-called “Republic” of Haven is Up To Something; and Honor Harrington has a single, over-age light cruiser with an armament that doesn’t work to police the entire star system.

But the people out to get her have made one mistake. They’ve made her mad.

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Lady in the Mist

By Laurie Alice Eakes / Genre: Historical Romance / Rating: 3.8 out of 5 stars (84 reviews)

Lady in the Mist

By virtue of her profession as a midwife, Tabitha Eckles is the keeper of many secrets: the names of fathers of illegitimate children, the level of love and harmony within many a marriage, and now the identity of a man who may have caused his wife’s death. Dominick Cherrett is a man with his own secret to keep: namely, what he, a British nobleman, is doing on American soil working as a bondsman in the home of Mayor Kendall, a Southern gentleman with his eye on a higher office.By chance one morning before the dawn has broken, Tabitha and Dominick cross paths on a misty beachhead, leading them on a twisted path through kidnappings, death threats, public disgrace, and . . . love? Can Tabitha trust Dominick? What might he be hiding? And can either of them find true love in a world that seems set against them? With stirring writing that puts readers directly into the story, Lady in the Mist expertly explores themes of identity, misperception, and love’s discovery.

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