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  • Catherine Anderson

    The romances of New York Times best-selling author Catherine Anderson have captured the imagination of readers all over the world. She has won nine consecutive Kiss Awards for the captivating heroes of her popular novels. In Seventh Heaven she crafts a stirring tale of the healing power of love. Ten years have passed since Joe Lakota left Laurel Creek, Oregon for the allure of the big city and a career in professional football. Now a single father, Joe returns to Laurel Creek hoping to rekindle his romance with Marilee Nelson. But their separation was painful, and Marilee is wounded deeper than anyone knows. Her head tells her to resist Joe's advances, but can she ignore her deepest...read more

  • Barbara Delinsky

    Set on a beautiful island off the coast of Maine, this deeply moving and powerful novel by New York Times bestselling author and 'first-rate storyteller' (The Boston Globe) is about three people who survive a boating accident, exploring not only how each person deals with his or her own twist of fate, but also the effect each survivor has on the other. WHAT COMES AFTER THE MOMENT THAT FOREVER CHANGES YOUR LIFE? This is the question that haunts Julia Bechtel, Noah Prine, and Kim Colella, the only survivors of a terrible boating accident off the coast of Maine that claimed the lives of nine other people. Julia, a forty-year-old wife and mother, has always taken the path of least...read more

  • Ann B. Ross

    Fan favorite Etta Mae Wiggins takes center stage in the latest novel in the New York Times bestselling Miss Julia series. Bestselling author Ann B. Ross is back with another lively adventure set in Miss Julia's Abbotsville. For the first time, though, she writes from the perspective of another resident: the hardscrabble, heart-of-gold Etta Mae Wiggins. Etta Mae is frustrated with her trailer-park life and her no-good family, and she has big dreams for something better. Working as the home nurse for the elderly but wealthy Howard Connard, Senior, she finally sees her chance-with her sexy curves and infectious charm, Etta Mae is determined to become his wife. Unfortunately, Connard's...read more

  • Susan Wittig Albert

    Herbalist China Bayles's latest adventure takes her to the mountains of North Carolina, where her friend Dorothea Harper serves as the director and curator of the Hemlock House Library, a priceless collection of rare gardening books housed in a haunted mountainside mansion that once belonged to Sunny Carswell, a reclusive heiress. But the most valuable book-A Curious Herbal, created by Elizabeth Blackwell in the 1730s-is missing, and Dorothea is under suspicion. China's search for the thief takes on a new urgency when she discovers Miss Carswell's bookseller, the victim of an attempted murder. Is his shooting connected with the theft? And there are other urgent questions: What is the...read more

  • Joan Johnston

    From New York Times bestselling author Joan Johnston, the thrilling seventh Bitter Creek novel featuring passion and intrigue mixed with an explosive, spine-tingling tale of murder, wrongful imprisonment, and a woman who counts no cost too high to see a killer brought to justice. FBI Special Agent Breed Grayhawk has the hottest sex in his life with a stranger who calls herself Grace Smith, only to discover early the next morning that she’s a convicted double murderer who broke her parole a year ago and disappeared. Now she’s his prime suspect in an assassination plot against the US president. Grace Caldwell—a.k.a. Grace Smith—is determined to find the killer...read more

  • Marisa De los Santos

    “Marisa de los Santos’s Belong to Me is my favorite discovery of the past years: a terrific page-turner that’s also poignant, funny, surprising and deeply heartfelt.” —Harlan Coben   “Complex, engaging, and surprisingly moving.” —Boston Globe The sensational New York Times bestseller from Marisa de los Santos, Belong to Me is a gift for readers, an enchanting, luminous novel about the accidents, both big and small, that affect our choice of friend, lover, and spouse. A story centered around three very different suburban neighbors and what it truly means to “belong” to someone, this eye-opening, unforgettable book is the perfect book club...read more

  • Susan Elizabeth Phillips

    “Writing with both sharp wit and terrific emotional warmth, Phillips delivers another of her supremely satisfying contemporary romances.” —Chicago Tribune   Perennial New York Times bestselling author Susan Elizabeth Phillips is easily one of the most beloved authors of women’s fiction in America—and with her wonderfully witty What I Did for Love, she works her magic once again. Turning her satirical eye on Hollywood and the messy love triangles of its major superstars (think Jennifer Aniston, Brad Pitt, and Angelina Jolie), the incomparable Susan delivers a treasure of a romantic comedy that the Detroit Free Press calls “a laugh-out-loud tale,” and Publishers...read more

  • Susan Elizabeth Phillips

    Welcome to the world of the Glitter Baby Fleur Savagar is the most beautiful woman in the world . . . to everyone but herself. With her oversized hands and paddle-boat feet, her streaky blond hair and funny green eyes, she lives a life filled with secrets that began before she was born. That was when her bewitching mother left home to find James Dean and met Errol Flynn instead. Now Fleur has to grow up quickly, and life won't make that easy. Jake Koranda is both New York's most brilliant playwright and Hollywood's hottest actor. Difficult, talented, and tormented, he has no patience for international glamour girls, not even ones with beautiful bodies and smart-aleck mouths. But...read more

  • Lauretta Hannon

    Award-winning author and humorist Lauretta Hannon is also a popular contributor to Georgia Public Radio. A collection of hilarious and poignant true Southern stories, The Cracker Queen dispels the popular image of the Southern belle with spirited portraits of strong, authentic Southern...read more

  • Susan Wittig Albert

    Best-selling author Susan Wittig Albert sets this cozy mystery in the small West Texas town of Pecan Springs. As the Christmas decorating season approaches, Thyme & Seasons proprietor China Bayles feels overwhelmed. While she tries to balance her new roles of wife and step-mom with the demands of her thriving herbal shop, her business partner-and best friend-Ruby mysteriously disappears. Soon China's cantankerous mistletoe supplier Carl turns up dead. With Ruby missing and friends suspected of murder, China must investigate before tragedy strikes...read more

  • Susan Wittig Albert

    Popular author Susan Wittig Albert and her China Bayles Herbal Mysteries have been hailed for their intelligent plots and quirky characters. China is a member of the Pecan Springs, Texas Picklefest planning committee. When the Pickle Queen disappears just days before the festival, China and her husband P.I. Mike McQuaid relish searching for the clues in this dilly of a case. This exciting whodunit is packed with plenty of pickle jokes, folklore, and homespun...read more

  • Susan Wittig Albert

    In Bloodroot, best-selling author Susan Wittig Albert transports listeners to a haunted house oozing with family secrets. When a man dies soon after Tullie bashes his head with her cane, China's estranged mother frantically calls for her daughter's help. Rushing to her family's Mississippi plantation, China must determine if her Great Aunt Tullie is guilty of homicide. She must also face the possibility of developing the same terrifying disease that tortures...read more

  • Susan Wittig Albert

    New York Times best-selling author of A Dilly of a Death, Susan Wittig Albert adds Dead Man's Bones to her widely acclaimed China Bayles mystery series. Publishers Weekly says China is 'in a class with lady sleuths V. I. Warshawski and Stephanie Plum.' Deep in Texas hill country, ex-lawyer China thinks life is hectic enough already, and then her teenage son unearths human remains while digging in a nearby...read more

  • Deeanne Gist

    Christy Award finalist Deeanne Gist pens a compelling bestseller that portrays Rachel Van Buren's efforts to escape the gold-rush quagmire of 1849 San Francisco with her high moral principles intact. Rachel is shocked with this mud-infested boomtown where the only females are of ill repute. When saloon owner Johnnie Parker-widower and former missionary-lets her stay in his unoccupied shanty, she agrees to cook and clean. But Rachel soon struggles with their growing attraction. 'Gist's Western romance features lively dialog and . humor.'-Library...read more

  • Lila Shaara

    I only got one birthday present, and as it turned out, it was a gift of such importance, opening it should have sent psychic shivers through me. But I merely thought it a curiosity, vaguely creepy but nothing threatening. Not a portent. Gina Paletta should have been used to upheaval. From her childhood in a small southern town to her career in Manhattan's glamorous modeling world to sudden, unplanned motherhood, Gina has forever struggled to keep her life under control. Now, at thirty-three-her 'year of waking up'-she has moved with her young sons to upstate New York and reinvented herself as a college professor. At last she can nurse the fragile hope of safety, the hope of security. But...read more

  • Robin Jones Gunn

    Best-selling Christian author Robin Jones Gunn delights millions of readers with her Sisterchicks series. Featuring the 'almost twin' sisters Melanie and Joanne, each book is filled with equal helpings of laughter and appreciation for God's guidance. The sisterchicks are surprised to learn that they have inherited their uncle's beachfront cottage in Mexico. Leaving their homes in chilly Canada, they soon find themselves cruising to the sunny south, where the path to their inheritance is strewn with unexpected...read more

  • Karen Quinn

    Fans of New York Times best-seller The Nanny Diaries will rejoice in this wickedly hilarious novel. Ivy Ames loses her job and husband in the same day. To pay for her daughters' private schooling, she starts a new business helping wealthy Manhattanites get their rEsumE-toting youngsters into the best kindergartens. Soon her clients include media moguls, mob bosses and a lesbian couple that believes their adopted African-American disabled son is 'the triple crown of diversity,' who schools will clamor to enroll. Prepare to laugh uncontrollably-and possibly be a little frightened-by this witty look at our sometimes preposterous...read more

  • Catherine Anderson

    Catherine Anderson has won nine consecutive KISS Awards for her books including Baby Love and Cherish. A New York Times best-selling author, she never fails to create characters that capture readers' hearts. Phantom Waltz is a story of love and of victory over great obstacles. The first time wealthy rancher Ryan Kendrick sees Bethany Coulter, he falls in love. She shares his passion for horses and can light up a room with her smile. She is perfect in every way--except a riding accident years ago has confined her to a wheelchair. Bethany is convinced that she will never marry or bear children. Now Ryan wants to change her mind. As Ryan tries to win Bethany's trust and her heart, he must use...read more

  • Charlaine Harris

    From the Anthony Award-winning author of the immensely popular Sookie Stackhouse mysteries comes the first book starring Lily Bard, a reclusive cleaning lady with a penchant for karate. When Lily finds and reports a dead body, her shady past and connections to potential perpetrators make her a leading suspect. '[Lily Bard is] the equal of Kay Scarpetta .'-Library...read more

  • Laura Moriarty

    Author Laura Moriarty, a recipient of the George Bennet Fellowship for Creative Writing at Phillips Exeter Academy, melted the hearts of readers and critics alike with her stirring debut The Center of Everything-a novel in the tradition of To Kill a Mockingbird. Now, in While I'm Falling, Moriarty again crafts a dramatic tale filled with unforgettable...read more