Struggling to live up to the high expectations of overprotective parents and a hefty family name, Caryn Stevens only wants one summer of fun before she focuses on finishing her college degree. She knows her destiny–to lead her dad’s multi-million dollar business. But that plan changes forever the day she runs into–literally–sexy and single professional hockey player, Andrew Chadwick.
Sparks instantly fly between the two, and Caryn can’t resist his charms as she discovers that Andrew has a reputation of winning – both on and off the ice…
We live in a world that tells us we have to look a certain way, live a certain lifestyle, have husbands who fit a certain mold, and have children that excel in every area of their lives. And rather than thrive in the life we have, we strive to create an existence that impresses others. This impossible treadmill leaves us with deep discontentment and a joyless existence.
What if we had the confidence to shed our fears and be who God created us to be–stumbles, fumbles, and all–relishing who we are rather than conforming to the world?
Sam has the best seat in second grade–right next to George Washington, the class pet!
Sam brings his hamster buddy on the class field trip to the science museum…but disaster strikes when George jumps from Sam’s pocket into the museum’s Hamster Habitat. “Carter’s expressive watercolor illustrations help bring the kids in room 75 and their furry pet to life,” commented Kirkus.
In his fifth work of nonfiction, Mark Kurlansky turns his attention to a common household item with a long and intriguing history: salt. The only rock we eat, salt has shaped civilization from the very beginning, and its story is a glittering, often surprising part of the history of humankind.
A substance so valuable it served as currency, salt has influenced the establishment of trade routes and cities, provoked and financed wars, secured empires, and inspired revolutions.
In The Silent Sister, Riley MacPherson has spent her entire life believing that her older sister Lisa committed suicide as a teenager.
Now, over twenty years later, her father has passed away and she’s in New Bern, North Carolina cleaning out his house when she finds evidence to the contrary. Lisa is alive. Alive and living under a new identity. But why exactly was she on the run all those years ago, and what secrets are being kept now? As Riley works to uncover the truth, her discoveries will put into question everything she thought she knew about her family.
How far would you go to gain freedom from slavery? Would piracy be better than slavery?
Mariana believed it would be. She was willing to leave her mother, her best friend, and even her world behind to find out. The lure of freedom and opulence on way station Delti Utopia 6 had her dreaming of a better life. She escaped her alien owner and hid aboard a trading vessel in search of a new life. Instead, she found there were more forms of slavery than she’d imagined… All books in this page-turning Sci-fi alien romance series can be read as standalones, and happily ever afters are guaranteed!