Jasmine has devoted her life to making her deceased father proud and is now an international photographer with numerous awards. Too busy to build a social life, she certainly has not invested in romantic involvements. When the man she blew off a year ago while photographing a friend’s wedding, approaches her at an art exhibit, she is surprised to find herself drawn to him.
When Greg Richardson sees the woman who ignored him at his brother’s wedding studying photographs he had been mesmerized by earlier, he approaches her, hoping to make a better impression this go around…
Would you like to learn to braid a plant support arrow, cast a flower vase in concrete, or set your own pedestal in stone? Rustic Garden Projects is filled with attractive ideas for making your garden homey, decorative, and unique this gardening season.
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The Mezzogiorno (Southern Italy). Up to 85 per cent of Italian Americans have their roots in this region. The story of the Coriello family begins in the fictional fishing village of Punto Roccioso along the Amalfi Coast. Alta Italia (Northern Italy) looks down on their southern countrymen as uneducated peasants. With limited opportunities available, many southern Italians dream of escaping poverty by leaving the land they love for a better life in America. But like all dreams, hardships, sacrifices, and realities intrude.
Having lived through World War I, the Spanish Flu, the dictatorship of Benito Mussolini, and racial laws, Raffaela must raise and feed her ten children without any help from her estranged abusive husband Giuseppe, who refuses to give her money. With the support of her two oldest children, Geno, and Luisa, she struggles to survive…
After my big city heartbreak, I moved home to middle-of-nowhere, Oklahoma to figure out my next steps. My big brother seems to have it all figured out for me, Including getting me a job with his best friend, Who also happens to be my teenage crush. It’s been ten years since we’ve seen one another, And he’s cold, dismissive, and borderline rude, A direct contradiction from way he looks at me.
But even his infuriating behavior can’t quell the fire that burns between us, A fire that’s sure to burn our worlds down When everyone finds out what we’ve really been up to. And the baby that’s developing from our naughty escapades…
After a slow summer of chasing low-level skips for her cousin Vinnie’s bail bonds agency, Stephanie Plum finally lands an assignment that could put her checkbook back in the black. Geoffrey Cubbin, facing trial for embezzling millions from Trenton’s premier assisted-living facility, has mysteriously vanished from the hospital after an emergency appendectomy.
Now it’s on Stephanie to track him down. Unfortunately, Cubbin has disappeared without a trace, a witness, or his money-hungry wife. Rumors are stirring that he must have had help with the daring escape…or that maybe he never made it out of his room alive…
Book 1 of the Veilfall trilogy
Cursed swordslinger Banzu Greenlief’s hunted life of solitude is disrupted when a beautiful stranger whisks him away by the lonely heart into joining her fight against an ancient demonic cult obsessed with restarting a genocidal war upon all those born gifted with magic.
About the Author: Adron J. Smitley was born and raised in Orrville, Ohio, a lover of all things fantasy and with 30+ years of writing experience…
The He said, She said cozy mystery series is a fun, exciting romp through the lives of husband and wife detective team Joe and Tanja Shepherd. In book one, the Shepherds take on a cold case hoping to make a quick buck and pay some bills. With a baby on the way, they need every penny they can get.
Their investigation into the mysterious death of a murdered teen deepens when they learn she wasn’t alone: There was a second victim. Worse yet, the trail of bodies may go back decades, and the killer is still on the loose. As the bodies pile up, so does the danger…
Remington McCall has always had his identical twin brother Colt at his back: teammate, partner in crime, drinking buddy, and wingman. Until Colt met his true mate. And Remy didn’t.
He’s happy for his brother. Really. In fact, everything is just effing fine. His two shifter animals at war inside him? It’s cool. His illegal, addictive trips to the spirit world? He can quit any time he wants. So when his alpha asks him to go undercover for their private investigation firm’s first major case, Remy jumps at the chance to be a hero. He’s got everything handled. What could go wrong? Two words: Jaeda Monroe…
An exceptionally moving story of triumph against all odds set during World War II, from the acclaimed author of Jefferson’s Sons and for fans of Number the Stars.
Ten-year-old Ada has never left her one-room apartment. Her mother is too humiliated by Ada’s twisted foot to let her outside. So when her little brother Jamie is shipped out of London to escape the war, Ada doesn’t waste a minute–she sneaks out to join him…
The true adventures of David Fairchild, a turn-of-the-century food explorer who traveled the globe and introduced diverse crops like avocados, mangoes, seedless grapes–and thousands more–to the American plate.
In the nineteenth century, American meals were about subsistence, not enjoyment. But as a new century approached, appetites broadened, and David Fairchild, a young botanist with an insatiable lust to explore and experience the world, set out in search of foods that would enrich the American farmer and enchant the American eater…
Word is the new man in town, Mike Kelly, is an author writing the next “Great American Novel.” Librarian Ava Sinclair knows that’s not true. He spends too much time fishing and trekking around Cape Hatteras Island. But when men in a black car show up and follow Ava, not only does handsome Mike Kelly get involved, but Ava’s older brother, Sheriff Martin Sinclair does as well. Who are these men and why are they following her?
It’s 1928 during Prohibition and things take a sinister turn when rum-runners from Chicago use the sleepy North Carolina town of Buxton to further their criminal enterprise. Can Mike and Martin protect not only Ava, but Buxton and beyond from their corrupt plan?
Jerome Samuels was a well-known and highly respected muralist. Before he hit the big time and switched mediums, he was a tattoo artist with a rumored secret or two. His untimely death has triggered a race to find his former ink work and unlock the alleged clues they hold.
Samuels’s two shiftless sons, Paske and Ben-Moon, believe the tattoos are the key to the proverbial pot of gold. They feel betrayed, abandoned and would love to break the code allegedly hidden in them and stick it to the old man posthumously. Jonah Bahena, on the other hand, believes the tattoos stand between him and his long-awaited political aspirations. Although he looks good on paper, he’s no saint and will do whatever it takes to find and destroy them–and whoever gets in his way…
As they entered their six hundredth year of British occupation, the Irish looked to America. By the 1840s, America was the oasis that the Irish sought during a decade of both famine and revolution, and New York City was the main destination. The city would never be the same.
Refugees of the famine found leadership in Archbishop “Dagger” John Hughes, who built an Irish-Catholic infrastructure of churches, schools, hospitals, and orphanages that challenged the Protestant power structure of the city.
Paleontologist Callie Sheridan spent a few days deep in the Oregon Caves on a dig with three students from the University of Oregon. When they emerged, they found almost everyone in the world dead. Survival became her only thought.
Mathematician and galactic explorer Vardis Fisher dropped into orbit over a planet where almost all of the human life had been recently killed for no obvious reason. Suddenly, hundreds of other ships, all human, appear in orbit and start working to save the planet’s remaining population.
Are you ready to become the person God has called you to be? In A Life Beyond Amazing, bestselling author Dr. David Jeremiah uncovers God’s strategy for change and challenges you to make nine important decisions that will transform your heart, your life, and your world.
This life-changing book explores the nine qualities of character that carry us forward. Three of these have to do with our relationship with ourselves, three deal with interactions with other people, and three of them focus on our relationship with God. Spiritual principles are true in any situation. But we must make a conscious decision to employ them in our daily lives.
“An evocative, heartfelt, beautifully crafted story that shines a light on a fascinating, tragic bit of forgotten history.” -Kristin Hannah, author of The Nightingale
For twelve-year-old Ernest Young, a charity student at a boarding school, the chance to go to the World’s Fair feels like a gift. But only once he’s there, amid the exotic exhibits, fireworks, and Ferris wheels, does he discover that he is the one who is actually the prize. The half-Chinese orphan is astounded to learn he will be raffled off–a healthy boy “to a good home.”
As a child, former Justice Department agent Cotton Malone was told that his father died in a submarine disaster in the North Atlantic. But what he now learns stuns him: His father’s sub was a secret nuclear vessel lost on a highly classified mission beneath the ice shelves of Antarctica.
Twin sisters Dorothea Lindauer and Christl Falk are also determined to find out what became of their father, who died on the same submarine–and they know something Malone doesn’t: Inspired by strange clues discovered in Charlemagne’s tomb, the Nazis explored Antarctica before the Americans…
SEVEN SWEET AND SASSY STORIES of SUMMER From International USA Today Bestselling, Award-Winning Authors.
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