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  • Eleanor Estes

    Eleanor Estes is a Newbery Award winner and best-selling author of the world famous children's book Ginger Pye. Just like Ginger Pye, Pinky Pye is the touching story of a family's beloved pet. Pinky Pye is a smart and vibrant black cat. She can play games and even type on a typewriter! When the Pye family finds her, they know they can never let her go. This fun-filled story features a cheerful reading from acclaimed narrator Kate...read more

  • Linda Howard

    Seamlessly blending heart-pounding romance and breathless intrigue, New York Times bestselling author Linda Howard writes a masterful, stylish, and provocative suspense novel that absolutely defies readers to put it down. Daisy Minor is bored. Worse than that, she's boring. A plain, small-town librarian, she's got a wardrobe as sexy as a dictionary and hasn't been on a date in years. She's never even had a lukewarm love affair, let alone a hot one. So when she wakes up on her thirty-fourth birthday, still living with her widowed mom and spinster aunt, she decides it's time to get a life. But can a lifelong good girl turn bad? No, not exactly. But she can pretend, right? One...read more

  • Sandra Brown

    LETTERS OF LOVE The letters Kyla sent to her husband, Sergeant Richard Stroud, stationed a world away, spoke of a love that stretched across the ocean and held the young couple together. But when tragedy ended their marriage too soon, Kyla was left a widow with a newborn son. And Richard left behind only a metal box filled with his wife's declarations of love. Trevor Rule had been Richard's best friend. Returning home from military duty, he carried with him the letters Kyla had sent. And with each one he read, he fell more in love with the gentle, passionate woman who had penned them. Now he needs to convince Kyla of his feelings, and that they both have the right to be happy, to move...read more

  • Jennifer Erin Valent

    This award-winning, coming-of-age gem by Jennifer Erin Valent recounts one farm family's struggle against racial bigotry in Depression-era Virginia. When Jessilyn's parents begin raising her best friend as their own daughter, this kindness toward a dark-skinned orphan triggers threats and violence. While teetering on the brink of womanhood, Jessilyn must learn to be a shining light in a dark...read more

  • Kristen Heitzmann

    The popular Rocky Mountain Legacy series follows the adventures of Abigail Martin, a spirited young woman who sees God's splendor reflected in the majestic landscapes of her Colorado homeland. After Monte Farrell's sister dies, Abby and Monte take her orphaned child into their home. The couple is even more joyous when Abby becomes pregnant. But their happiness is quickly overshadowed when disaster sweeps across the...read more

  • Rita Mae Brown

    Harry Haristeen, Mrs. Murphy, Pewter, and Tee Tucker return for this cozy from the New York Times best-selling tandem of Rita Mae and Sneaky Pie Brown. When Harry's beloved Aunt Tally approaches her 100th birthday, her alma mater schedules a birthday celebration that doubles as a fundraiser. But then a member of the alumnae association disappears. Her car is on campus, yet she's nowhere to be seen-and Tucker has sniffed out traces of human...read more

  • Jennifer Erin Valent

    Award-winning author Jennifer Erin Valent follows her unforgettable Fireflies in December with another emotionally charged tale of the South. Although Jessilyn and Gemma's friendship has weathered the storms of heartache and prejudice, the turbulent summer of 1936 threatens to shatter the ties that bind. After the hit-and-run death of a little girl, Gemma's explosive revelation could save an innocent man's life-but not without jeopardizing the livelihood of Jessilyn's...read more

  • D.B. Henson

    National best-selling author D.B. Henson's Deed to Death is a riveting tale of one young woman who loses everything in a heartbeat. Toni Matthews suffers cruelly when her fiancE Scott falls to his death at a construction site just days before their wedding. Living alone in their custom-built home, Toni is shocked when police rule Scott's death a suicide. Toni knows Scott would never have given up on life, and she's determined to somehow prove her case. But the deeper she digs, the more it looks like Scott's death was neither suicide nor...read more

  • Lynn Austin

    Six-time Christy Award winner Lynn Austin has won a loyal following for her inspiring historical fiction. In Wonderland Creek, young Chicago-area librarian Alice Grace Ripley is left heartbroken when her fiancE breaks up with her just as the Great Depression forces her out of a job. To escape the local gossip, Alice volunteers to deliver donated books to a library in rural Kentucky. There she discovers that God still has a plan for her after...read more

  • Judith Miller

    Best-selling, award-winning authors Tracie Peterson and Judith Miller delight fans with their heartrending tales of love. When a fiery young woman named Audrey Cunningham moves with her father to Bridal Veil Island, it seems like the perfect place for her dad to be near God and remain sober. But big-wig investors want to drive out residents and build a resort. And Audrey's heart is torn between a good-natured contractor and a single father with two adorable...read more

  • Rita Mae Brown

    The continuing success of the beloved Mrs. Murphy mystery series is given its proper due with the publication of this 20th-anniversary tale. When a local mechanic gets his odometer turned back-for good-Mary Minor 'Harry' Haristeen steps in to investigate. There's more to the crime than meets the eye, though, and sleuthing cats Mrs. Murphy and Pewter, along with faithful corgi Tee Tucker, do their level best to keep Harry out of harm's...read more

  • Lee Smith

    Virginia native Lee Smith has won two O. Henry Awards, the Southern Book Critics Circle Award, and the Robert Penn Warren Prize for her engaging works. A collection of 14 tales-both new stories and previously published favorites-Mrs. Darcy and the Blue-Eyed Stranger is sure to delight listeners with its warm humor and unforgettable characters. 'Each tale is beautifully honed .' -Publishers...read more

  • Kathy Hepinstall

    A first-rate choice for fans of intelligent historical romances.'-- Library Journal , starred review Amid the mayhem of the Civil War, Iris Dunleavy is put on trial by her husband, convicted of madness, and sent to Sanibel Asylum to be restored to a compliant Virginia plantation wife. But her husband is the true criminal; she is no lunatic, only guilty of disagreeing on notions of cruelty and property. On this remote Florida island, Iris meets a wonderful collection of inmates in various states of sanity, including Ambrose Weller, a Confederate soldier haunted by war, whose dark eyes beckon to her. Can love in such a place be real? Can they escape, and will the war have left any way-- any...read more

  • David Huddle

    David Huddle's short fiction appears frequently in publications including Esquire, Harper's Magazine, and The Best American Short Stories. In this compelling novel, he examines the complex mixtures of longing and contentment that make up contemporary relationships. Deeply affected by a teen-aged affair with a man nearly three times her age, Marcy Bunkleman subtly shapes the lives of everyone she meets. As she and the people closest to her tell their stories, an incredible picture emerges of secrets and lies, of knowledge and ignorance, and gradually of people longing to recapture those moments of effortless goodness in their lives. As Huddle gently strips away the layers of stories we tell...read more

  • Karen White

    Karen White's New York Times best-selling novels keep audiences up well into the night with their compelling plots and engaging characters. Sea Change is a riveting tale of second chances, forgiveness, and leaps of faith. Plagued by feelings of loneliness and not belonging, 35-year-old Ava Whalen is as shocked as anyone when she falls for child psychologist Matthew Frazier, elopes with him, and settles down on St. Simons Island, Georgia. But her newfound happiness is threatened when her past proves difficult to...read more

  • Judith Miller

    Romantic Times Career Achievement Award winner Tracie Peterson and best-selling author Judith Miller win listeners' hearts with compelling historical tales of love and faith. Here, lady's maid Melinda Colson is forced to leave Bridal Veil Island before her beau, Evan, has had a chance to propose. Back at her employers' home, Melinda finds solace only in Evan's letters. But when news arrives that a terrible storm has struck the island, she knows she must find a way back to her...read more

  • Rita Mae Brown

    New York Times best-selling author Rita Mae Brown and her feline coauthor Sneaky Pie Brown offer up the 22nd thrilling episode in their popular cozy mysteries featuring Mrs.Murphy. In Sneaky Pie for President, Sneaky Pie takes a break from her mystery-writing to run for President of the United States. Sneaky Pie has an animal-friendly agenda that will unify all Americans -- two-legged, four-legged, and even those who...read more

  • Carolyn Haines

    In this 12th entry in the award-winning series, Carolyn Haines' intrepid PI Sarah Booth comes up against porn-star-turned-psychic Sherry Cameron, who runs a medium business from a haunted estate on the edge of town. After growing suspicious that Sherry might be exploiting her emotionally vulnerable-and extremely wealthy-clients, Sarah disguises herself as a maid and sneaks onto Sherry's estate. But what she discovers there is deadlier than she could have...read more

  • Linda Lael Miller

    Linda Lael Miller returns to an unforgettable Montana town for a very special occasion.... SPRINGWATER WEDDING Once a frontier stagecoach stop, tiny Springwater has grown and changed and entered the twenty-first century. Cattle rustlers may still be stirring up trouble, but now they're high-tech operators in a modern world. Where stagecoaches once rolled along muddy roads, the Internet is now the newest highway in town. But heartbreak is still heartbreak and love still love, and Springwater still boasts a rich legacy of joy, sorrow, and second chances -- as two childhood sweethearts discover when they rekindle a long-ago passion in the place they will always call home. Maggie...read more

  • Carolyn Haines

    Harper Lee Award winner Carolyn Haines has won fans nationwide for her offbeat Sarah Booth Delaney mysteries set in the Mississippi Delta. The first entry in this acclaimed series, Them Bones finds Sarah in a bad way: broke, unemployed, 30 and unwed, and about to lose her family's plantation. But this Southern Belle isn't licked yet. Involving herself in a slightly shady enterprise, Sarah soon gets roped into a decades-old murder...read more