I’m a doctor. Not just any doctor. I’m an OB/GYN, so it goes to say, I know my way around the female anatomy and I’ve seen what can happen to a couple when they’re not ready to have a baby. Nothing good, that’s for damn sure. I’ve seen it enough to have become the strongest advocate for bachelorhood in Dublin.
That is, until one particular bespectacled and unconventional beauty walks into my waiting room and with two simple words, brings down my carefully constructed house of cards.
It is World War One and Michel, the illegitimate son of the French President, has been forbidden to join the fray. Michel joins anyway, except with the British Army under an assumed name.
Sent into the Somme, war is everything Michel imagined, only worse–much worse. After an intense battle, he and Henry, his comrade in arms, earn a few precious days of leave. They head for the mountains to rest and recuperate. Little do they realize that the war is following hot on their heels…
Smart women have always been able to achieve amazing things, even when the odds were stacked against them.
In Wonder Women, author Sam Maggs tells the stories of the brilliant, brainy, and totally rad women in history who broke barriers as scientists, engineers, mathematicians, adventurers, and inventors. Plus, interviews with real-life women in STEM careers, an extensive bibliography, and a guide to women-centric science and technology organizations…
A young woman named Amanda lies dying in a rural hospital clinic. A boy named David sits beside her. She’s not his mother. He’s not her child. Together, they tell a haunting story of broken souls, toxins, and the power and desperation of family.
Fever Dream is a nightmare come to life, a ghost story for the real world, a love story and a cautionary tale…
Canaan Creek, South Carolina, in the 1950s is a tiny town where the close-knit African-American community is united by long-term friendships and church ties.
Bonnie Wilder has lived here, on Blackberry Corner, all her life, and would be content but for her deep desire to have a child. She and her husband Naz cannot conceive, and he refuses to adopt. Even the support of her outrageous best friend Thora–to whom Bonnie tells everything–can’t help fill the emptiness inside her…
On her way to France to marry the Comte de Beaulieu, Lady Heather Devereux is abducted by pirates and given to the Ottoman prince, Khalid. Although the red-haired beauty has no desire to marry the odious comte, she certainly doesn’t want to belong to a notorious warrior prince either. But as Heather gets to know Khalid, she can’t help but enjoy matching wits with the handsome warrior. Has fate brought her a grand adventure after all?
When his best friend delivers a red-headed spitfire to him, Prince Khalid vows to use her as a pawn to draw out the Comte de Beaulieu–the villain who killed his brother and sister. But Khalid can’t help but be enchanted by Heather’s fiery spirit, beauty, and courage. Is there more to life than his vow for revenge?
When Michele Lopez Hanson quit her law practice to become an author, she was looking forward to spending more time at home with her triathlete husband and her teen kids. But when a tragic biking accident claims her husband’s life, she finds herself with nothing but free time and painful memories.
Drowning in grief, she pledges to honor his memory by competing in the Ironman he’ll never finish. But as she follows along his old training routes, she discovers that if she pedals hard enough, she can sense him alongside her.
When twelve year old Joe and his two younger sisters visit Smugglers Cove for the summer holidays, they get caught up in a thrilling adventure that is beyond their wildest imagination.
Follow the children as they flee down a river, are chased by ferocious dogs, locked up in an old manor, get lost at sea, expose a spy, and more!
For centuries, the barren, desolate landscape of the red planet has beckoned to humankind. Now a group of one hundred colonists begins a mission whose ultimate goal is to transform Mars into a more Earthlike planet. They will place giant satellite mirrors in Martian orbit to reflect light to the surface.
Black dust sprinkled on the polar caps will capture warmth and melt the ice. And massive tunnels drilled into the mantle will create stupendous vents of hot gases. But despite these ambitious goals, there are some who would fight to the death…
Best known as Mr. Sulu, helmsman of the Starship Enterprise and captain of the Starship Excelsior, George Takei is beloved by millions as part of the command team that has taken audiences to new vistas of adventure in Star Trek–the unprecedented television and feature film phenomenon.
For George Takei, the Star Trek adventure is intertwined with his personal odyssey through adversity in which four-year-old George and his family were forced by the United States government into internment camps during World War II…
When the headless corpse of a young man is discovered in glamorous Palm Beach, Louis sets his sights on his most likely suspect–a prominent female U.S. Senator with a history of scandal and a known penchant for sadistic and dangerous sex.
Then a second headless body turns up and the trail runs cold, allowing the real killer to slip in dangerously close, intent on making Louis’s best friend the next victim…
Steven Goldsmith and James Evans are partners in more than just a Madison Avenue art gallery. They also share a fascination for the beautiful and talented Laura. When a rare masterpiece with a mysterious past comes on the market, they jump at the chance, not knowing it could be the end of not only their business, but the life they are building with the passionate young woman they’ve come to love.
Torn between admitting her role in the shady history of the painting, or sacrificing the only happiness she’s ever known, Laura is left with an impossible choice. And Laura’s secret is bigger than just herself…
Can she save herself by saving the dog she loves?
Broken-hearted Maddie Whitney, aka Mad Girl, is a dog trainer whose significant behavioral issues make her an outcast in the small rural California town of Coyote Run. When Maddie discovers a murdered woman in a field, she impulsively claims that she’s an animal psychic to promote her canine rehabilitation center and save the family ranch.
By day, Kyrus Hinterdale lives the mundane life of a scribe. By night, he lives out the adventures of Brannis Solaran, a failed sorcerer turned knight. When Brannis leads his battalion on a routine scouting mission, they are overwhelmed by a goblin force.
While the survivors regroup and prepare the empire for the inevitable war, Brannis struggles to understand why a scribe from his own dreams suddenly seems to be able to perform the magic he never could…
Outwitting the Back Pain Industry and Getting on the Road to Recovery
The acclaimed author of Carved in Sand–a veteran investigative journalist who endured persistent back pain for decades–delivers the definitive book on the subject: an essential examination of all facets of the back pain industry, exploring what works, what doesn’t, what may cause harm, and how to get on the road to recovery.
A scheming woman. A man she can’t fathom. A mystery that endangers her career. Is this how God answers Lindsey’s prayers?
Lindsey Dumont, photographer, travels to the rugged coast of Washington’s Olympic Peninsula to finish her photo essay on a rare breed of Makah dogs. But disaster looms for her project, and she decides to fight back. Now she must confront the man who deceived her and unravel a threatening mystery.
An accident has claimed the life of the local paper’s eccentric publisher, but to Qwilleran and his feline friends it smells like murder.
They soon sniff out a shocking secret, but Koko’s snooping into an unusual edition of Shakespeare may prove CATastrophic… because somewhere in Pickax, a lady loves not wisely but too well, a widow is scandalously merry, and a stranger has a lean and hungry look. The stage is set for Qwilleran, Koko, Yum Yum, and the second act of murder most meow…
Gina is a cop, on the trail of a notorious serial killer called the Gripper, who has eluded the authorities for years. He kills in threes, then vanishes for a year. Gina and her partner, Craig, are on the case.
Gina believes that two local women, Christy and Heather, are the latest victims of the Gripper. Craig knows better. He knows that Christy and Heather are involved with dragon shifters, because he is one himself. Exiled from his world long ago, he can’t reveal the truth to Gina. When Gina happens upon a portal to Craig’s world, the two of them are sucked in. The truth is revealed, and Gina is conflicted, since she has feelings for Craig, but can she really be with a weredragon?