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  • Delilah's Daughters: A Novel

    Delilah's Daughters: A Novel

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Angela Benson
    Format:   
    Publisher:   William Morrow Paperbacks (2014, Jan 28th).
    Pages:   

    An inspirational story about the allure of fame and the faith that binds a family forever . . .Delilah Monroe has done everything in her power to keep her three daughters strong since the death of her husband. And a big part of that connection is their singing group, Delilah's Daughters. Veronica, Roxanne, and Alisha each have their own unique sense of self, but they all share the dream of Delilah's Daughters hitting the Billboard charts.Now, just as they enter the final round of a national talent show, a record producer approaches Veronica with the promise of fame . . . if she goes solo. Then the man Delilah has always leaned on wants more from her than just friendship, and someone from her past comes calling with a shocking secret. Will Delilah be able to hold her family together? . more

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  • Bon Appetit

    Bon Appetit

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Sandra Byrd
    Format:   Paperback
    Publisher:   WaterBrook Press (2008, Sep 16th).
    Pages:   304

    Pastries, Paris and romance–Lexi’s adventure has just begun!Lexi Stuart is risking it all. Saying au revoir to the security of home, her job, and could-be boyfriend Dan, Lexi embarks on a culinary adventure in France to fulfill her life dream of becoming a pastry chef. As she settles into her new home in the village of Presque le Chateau to study and work in a local bakery, her twenty-something optimism meets resistance in the seemingly crusty nature of the people and culture around her. Determined to gain her footing, she finds a church, meets a new friend, and makes the acquaintance of a child named Celine–as well as Celine’s attractive, widowed father, Philippe. Even Patricia, the gruff pastry cook, shows a softer side as she mentors Lexi in the art of baking. more

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  • Wrecked

    Wrecked

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Carol Higgins Clark
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   Scribner (2010, Apr 13th).
    Pages:   272

     Private Investigator Regan Reilly and her husband, Jack "no relation" Reilly, head of the NYPD Major Case Squad, are about to celebrate their first wedding anniversary. They are looking forward to a quiet romantic weekend out of town. Wouldn’t you know their choice of destination provides them with anything but! Regan and Jack had considered going to Bermuda, but instead they decide to spend four days at his parents’ beautiful beachfront home on Cape Cod, a wonderful spot where they’d never been alone. During the summer the house overflowed with Jack’s family, bubbling with activity from morning until night. But to be up there for a weekend in April, just the two of them, sounded like a perfect escape. Arriving at the Cape late at night, Regan and Jack are just in time to experience the beginning of a major storm. more

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  • Dream When You're Feeling Blue: A Novel

    Dream When You're Feeling Blue: A Novel

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Elizabeth Berg
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   Random House; 1 edition (2007, May 1st).
    Pages:   288

    New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Berg takes us to Chicago at the time of World War II in this wonderful story about three sisters, their lively Irish family, and the men they love.As the novel opens, Kitty and Louise Heaney say good-bye to their boyfriends Julian and Michael, who are going to fight overseas. On the domestic front, meat is rationed, children participate in metal drives, and Tommy Dorsey and Glenn Miller play songs that offer hope and lift spirits. And now the Heaney sisters sit at their kitchen table every evening to write letters–Louise to her fiancé, Kitty to the man she wishes fervently would propose, and Tish to an ever-changing group of men she meets at USO dances. In the letters the sisters send and receive are intimate glimpses of life both on the battlefront and at home. more

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  • Blotto, Twinks and the Ex-King's Daughter: Blotto, Twinks #1

    Blotto, Twinks and the Ex-King's Daughter: Blotto, Twinks #1

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Simon Brett
    Format:   Paperback
    Publisher:   Felony & Mayhem (2011, Feb 16th).
    Pages:   224

    It's that glorious period between the two world wars, and the exiled king of Mitteleuropa is visiting the ancestral home of the Duke of Tawcester. When the ex-king's daughter is kidnapped, noblesse obliges the Duke's handsome, brave, and rather stupid son (known to all as Blotto) to drive off to the rescue. Luckily, he's aided by his brilliant sister, Twinks. Plus, he's got a really swell car. more

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  • Body Surfing: A Novel

    Body Surfing: A Novel

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Anita Shreve
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   Little, Brown and Company; 1 edition (2007, Apr 24th).
    Pages:   304

    At the age of 29, Sydney has already been once divorced and once widowed. Trying to regain her footing once again, she has answered an ad to tutor the teenage daughter of a well-to-do couple as they spend a sultry summer in their oceanfront New Hampshire cottage.But when the Edwards' two grown sons, Ben and Jeff, arrive at the beach house, Sydney finds herself caught up in a destructive web of old tensions and bitter divisions. As the brothers vie for her affections, the fragile existence Sydney has rebuilt for herself is threatened. With the subtle wit, lyrical language, and brilliant insight into the human heart that has led her to be called "an author at one with her métier" (Miami Herald), Shreve weaves a novel about marriage, family, and the supreme courage that it takes to love. more

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  • In Search of Hope

    In Search of Hope

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Anna Jacobs
    Format:   
    Publisher:   Severn House Publishers; First World Publication edition (2014, Feb 1st).
    Pages:   

    An unexpected inheritance offers Libby Pulford the opportunity to escape her abusive marriage and return to her Lancashire roots with her young son Ned. But her domineering husband Steven won't let her go so easily. Just as she's beginning to settle into her new life, Libby's troubled past catches up with her. The one person she can turn to for help is her new neighbour, former police detective Joss Atherton, to whom Libby feels a growing attraction. But Joss has troubles of his own.In the meantime, Emily Mattison is enjoying new-found domestic happiness with her fiance Chad. The only blot on the horizon is the fact that she's been unable to make contact with the long-lost daughter she was forced to give up for adoption so many years before.People's lives are destined to intertwine in ways they could never have imagined. more

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  • Reckless Love

    Reckless Love

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Elizabeth Lowell
    Format:   
    Publisher:   Severn House Publishers; First World Hardcover edition (2013, Dec 1st).
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    No one who roamed the steep green mountains and red-rock canyons of Utah Territory was safe from El Cascabel and his renegade warriors -- not Janna Wayland, not the wild stallion Lucifer -- not even Ty MacKenzie, the stranger who had come for the stallion, and stayed to capture Janna's heart.Now all three must join forces and make their escape, or die trying. more

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  • Jury Of Six

    Jury Of Six

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Dave P. Fisher
    Format:   
    Publisher:   Five Star (2014, Feb 19th).
    Pages:   

    Jury of Six is a steadily moving western set against the backdrop of 1880 Nebraska. Families like the MacMahons were the backbone of the developing west. It was a time when the law was spread thin and honest men and women took care of difficulties in black and white. Good men were respected; bad men were dealt with by the law of rope and gun . . .For eight years the disappearance of Niobrara ranchers Owen and Aiden MacMahon remained a mystery. When an outlaw gang begins running roughshod over the country leaving another MacMahon for dead, the hard-as-nails MacMahons go hunting for those responsible only to find an old enemy and the answer to the eight-year-old mystery. more

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  • The Dead Room

    The Dead Room

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Heather Graham
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   Mira (2007, Apr 1st).
    Pages:   384

    A year ago, archaeologist Leslie MacIntyre barely survived the explosion that took the life of her fiance, Matt Connolly. In the long months since, sh's slowly come to terms not only with her loss but with her unsettling new ability to communicate with ghosts, a dubious 'gift' received in the wake of her own brush with death. Now sh's returned to lower Manhattan's historic Hastings House, site of the explosion, to conquer her fears and investigate a newly discovered burial ground. In this place restless spirits hold the secrets not only of past injustice but of a very real and very contemporary conspiracy with deadly designs on the city's women--including Leslie herself. By night Matt visits her in dreams, warning her and offering clues to the truth, while by day she finds herself helped by--and attracted to-- his flesh-and-blood cousin Joe. more

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