Billionaire Jon Vinchi is a man with one passion: work. His friends decide to shake him up by entering him as a prize at a charity event.
Accountant Lizette Burke is dressed to the nines and covering for her boss at a charity event. She’s hoping to land a donor for the struggling non-profit agency that employs her. She never expected to win a date with a billionaire. He never thought one night could turn his life upside down. One lie stands between them and their happily ever after. Too bad it’s a big one!
Learn to knit your own gorgeous bears with these easy-to-follow knitting patterns from bestselling knitting writer Fiona Goble.
The patterns are suitable for almost everyone, whether adventurous beginner or expert. You can create a single-colour bear, a two-tone bear, a striped bear and even a panda – all from one basic pattern. There are also instructions to create a host of clothes, including bride & groom outfits, a graduation outfit, a Santa costume, a ballet outfit, and a sports outfit…
Alice Paul began her life as a studious girl from a strict Quaker family in New Jersey. In 1907, a scholarship took her to England, where she developed a passionate devotion to the suffrage movement. Upon her return to the United States, Alice became the leader of the militant wing of the American suffrage movement.
Calling themselves “Silent Sentinels,” she and her followers were the first protestors to picket the White House. Arrested and jailed, they went on hunger strikes and were force-fed and brutalized. Years before Gandhi’s campaign of nonviolent resistance, and decades before civil rights demonstrations, Alice Paul practiced peaceful civil disobedience in the pursuit of equal rights for women.
Suddenly without a job or a boyfriend, Daisy now lives in the attic above her family’s store, the Union Street Bakery, while she learns the business. It doesn’t help that, as the only adopted daughter, her relationship with her sisters has never been easy.
When an elderly customer dies, Daisy is surprised to inherit a journal from the 1850s, written by a slave girl named Susie. As she reads, Daisy learns more about her family–and her own heritage–than she ever dreamed…
It was a one-night stand five years ago. As much as I hated myself for thinking about Emelia, I couldn’t help it. But she left town and life went on. I married someone else and started living. I thought we were both happy. I was wrong.
My ex-wife walked out on me and our son, not wanting domestic anything. So I did the only thing I could. I started over. A single dad with my focus on my boy and my job teaching kiddos. Until Emelia came back to town and got a job teaching at my school. Then everything changed. All those memories came rushing back in. What we were supposed to be if that one night had turned into more…
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Decades ago, an alien ship fired a missile at Earth as they passed by, and we caught it. That was when humanity truly opened Pandora’s box. One more trip into danger, or something beyond danger?
Holly Smith has been hired as a consultant to go into the ZOO and retrieve information to help a company find a unique chemical. Holly is not a stranger to danger when trying to uncover that next billion-dollar ingredient, but even Holly has to admit something is wrong with the vibe coming from the ZOO… CLICK ABOVE to read the full description!
Maggie Newberry is an advertising copywriter who’s fast on her feet and a little stunned to realize that she’s over 30 and still hasn’t found true love. When her long missing sister ends up dead, Maggie flies to the south of France to find the little niece that no one in the family even knew existed.
Along the way, she finds handsome, sexy Frenchman Laurent Dernier to help search for the girl. Meanwhile, her sister’s murderer sets his sights on the little girl–and Maggie.
What kind of impact does a battle and siege from more than 200 years ago have on the world today? Yorktown held the key to the end of the American Revolution and allowed America to become not only a sovereign nation, but also set the stage for it to become a world power, worth keeping an eye on.
When Washington moved against Cornwallis, the entire world held its breath. And when surrender was offered – first to the French – things could have ended very differently. One city. One long siege in the fall of the year – would change everything.
Think Big: Unleashing Your Potential for Excellence
by Carson M.D., Ben
Biography & Memoir
In Think Big, which emanates from the last chapter of his best-selling Gifted Hands, Dr. Ben Carson prescribes his personal formula for success. And who could better advise than one who transformed his own life from that of being a ghetto kid with problems in school to becoming the most celebrated pediatric neurosurgeon in the world?
With an acrostic, Dr. Carson spells out his philosophy of living: T -Talents/time: Recognize as gifts from God H -Hope for good things and be honest I -insight from people and good books N -Be nice to all people K -Knowledge: Recognize as they key to living B -Books…
Last year, Tom and Caroline Johnson chose to end their lives, one seemingly unable to live without the other. Their daughter, Anna, is struggling to come to terms with her parents’ deaths, unwilling to accept the verdict of suicide.
Now with a baby herself, Anna feels her mother’s absence keenly and is determined to find out what really happened to her parents. But as she digs up the past, someone is trying to stop her. Sometimes it’s safer to let things lie….
Twenty-year-old Meriwether Walker enjoys the challenge of teaching her varied group of students in the one-room schoolhouse. What she doesn’t like is the nomadic lifestyle that comes with it as she rotates boarding with families in the community on a month to month basis.
Meriwether longs for a home of her own, but since single female teachers have to follow so many rules, she doesn’t see any end to her plight–until the letter from the attorney handling her uncle’s estate arrives. When Meriwether discovers her uncle left her his ranch, the one she loved to visit when she was a child, she quit her job and moved without hesitation…
B.R.A.G. Medallion Honoree and Winner of the National Indie Excellence Award! Naomi sees her first corpse in a Colorado Springs grocery store, but it won’t be her last. With devastating speed, a plague sweeps first the city, then the state, then the world, leaving less than 1% of the population to go on.
The plague that decimates the human race also pushes mankind into evolutionary change. Those who survive are different, profoundly so, in ways they are just beginning to comprehend. As Naomi struggles to protect and reunite what’s left of her family, she must also learn to understand and accept the changes in herself. In this strange new world, her survival, and the survival of those she loves, depends on it.
Katharine Hilbery is beautiful and privileged, but uncertain of her future. She must choose between becoming engaged to the oddly prosaic poet William Rodney, and her dangerous attraction to the passionate Ralph Denham.
As she struggles to decide, the lives of two other women – women’s rights activist Mary Datchet and Katharine’s mother, Margaret, struggling to weave together the documents, events and memories of her own father’s life into a biography – impinge on hers with unexpected and intriguing consequences…
Over the next two weeks, get a quick glimpse into the lives of a few women whose stories are found on the pages of the Bible. These women stood firm on their faith in God when they faced obstacles, but most of all they were Real Women in the Bible.
From the Author: The women who have the great honor of adorning the pages of our Bible with their presence were very real. As real as you and I are today. They lived and breathed and made mistakes; just as we do today. But God has graciously recorded some of their most incredible moments for us…
“Follett risks all and comes out a clear winner,” extolled Publishers Weekly on the release of The Pillars of the Earth.
A departure for the bestselling thriller writer, the historical epic stunned readers and critics alike with its ambitious scope and gripping humanity. Today, it stands as a testament to Follett’s unassailable command of the written word and to his universal appeal.
Settling into her new life as a private forensic consultant, Kay Scarpetta agrees to investigate a cold case in Louisiana–the baffling eight-year-old murder of a woman with a history of blackouts and violent outbursts.
Then she receives news that chills her to the core: Jean-Baptiste Chandonne–the vicious and unrepentant Wolfman who pursued her to her very doorstep–has asked to see her. From his cell on death row, he demands an audience with the legendary Dr. Scarpetta.
FBI Special Agent Justine Gillespie is better handling bombs than romantic relationships. She goes to Arizona to handle her mother’s affairs and get her settled into a nursing home.
A series of misunderstandings lead to her being arrested. Officer Brady Hall’s life changes when he pulls Justine over. She has explanations for everything, but they’re not very believable. When a serial bomber kicks up some chaos, Brady and Justine set their differences aside for the greater good. But will their efforts be enough to save countless lives?
My name is Kaeleen Donovan. I’m a Theosian-a minor goddess. They call me Fury. Oath bound to Hecate, I was charged from birth to hunt down Abominations who come in off the World Tree and send them back to Pandoriam.
When the Thunderstrike – an ancient artifact from the time of the Weather Wars – is stolen by the Order of the Black Mist, Hecate orders me to find the magical device. The chaos magicians are out to upset the balance that Gaia instilled during the World Shift. But I soon discover that the leader of the Black Mist is out to do more than stir up trouble. He’s looking to set up a new world order with himself on the throne. Caught between two rival forces, will my friends and I be able to survive as we search for the Thunderstrike and attempt to stop a war that could bring about the end of the civilization?