Searching for: "Susan Boyce"

  • Susan Anne Mason

    In the aftermath of WWI, Grace Abernathy is determined to reunite with her family, crossing an ocean to convince her widowed sister to return home to England. But Toronto holds more tragedy and her nephew Christian is now in the custody of his paternal relatives, the formidable Easton family, who rejected Grace's sister because of her low social status. Unconvinced that the Eastons can be fitting caretakers, Grace jumps at the chance to become Christian's nanny and to observe the family up close under an assumed name. In the course of her new position, she is shocked to discover herself falling for Andrew Easton, the boy's guardian. Unfortunately, Andrew is promised to a spoiled socialite...read more

  • Susan Anne Mason

    Quinten Aspinall is determined to fulfill a promise he made to his deceased father to keep his family together. To do so, he must travel to Canada to find his younger siblings, who were sent there as indentured workers while Quinn was away at war. He's also solicited by his employer to look for the man's niece, Julia, who ran off with a Canadian soldier. If Quinn can bring Julia back, he will receive his own tenant farm, enabling him to provide a home for his ailing mother and siblings. Julia Holloway's decision to come to Toronto has been met with disaster. When her uncle's employee rescues her from a bad situation, she fears she can never repay his kindness. So when Quinn asks her to...read more

  • Susan Lantz Simpson

    Good-hearted and impulsive, twenty-year-old Lizzie Fisher has many chores-and secrets. She's caring for kittens abandoned by their mother and practicing her drawing talent away from disapproving eyes. So the last thing she needs is someone like handsome Stephen Zimmerman constantly "helping" her out of trouble. But when she discovers they both have lovelorn siblings, she has an idea: why can't she and Stephen bring his older brother and her older sister together? After all, how hard could matchmaking be? Even though he's the youngest son of an Old Order Mennonite family, Stephen is used to looking out for everyone else. Yet somehow the romantic schemes he and Lizzie cook up keep going...read more

  • Susan Lantz Simpson

    With two lively daughters, an active newborn, and a huge farm to tend, Lena Troyer has no time for impossible what-ifs. She just can't let herself be distracted by Samuel Mast's unexpected return. Even though her childhood sweetheart became the man she longed to marry, Samuel never saw or wrote Lena again after his family abruptly moved away. Now a widow, Lena is determined to keep Samuel's helpful ways and irresistible good humor at arm's length-no matter how often he's there when she needs him most... A restless father with a shameful secret was the reason Samuel's many letters never got to Lena. And it's why Samuel can't bring himself to tell Lena the truth-even though he's doing...read more

  • Tom McNeal

    Judith Whitman always believed in the kind of love that 'picks you up in Akron and sets you down in Rio.' Long ago, she once experienced that love. Willy Blunt was a carpenter with a dry wit and a steadfast sense of honor. Marrying him seemed like a natural thing to promise. But Willy Blunt was not a person you could pick up in Nebraska and transport to Stanford. When Judith left home, she didn't look back. Twenty years later, Judith's marriage is hazy with secrets. In her hand is what may be the phone number for the man who believed she meant it when she said she loved him. If she called, what would he say? To Be Sung Underwater is the epic love story of a woman trying to...read more

  • Dorothy Garlock

    With both the guilty and innocent alike in harm's way, Tyler and Christina must face all their fears . . . or never live to see the future. America's Heartland, 1946. World War II has ended, and everyone is pursuing peacetime's bright promise with fresh energy and hope. Newly-arrived in a small Wisconsin town, Christina Tucker now dares to chase her long-cherished dreams: put her wartime nursing skills to use and reconnect with country life. But helping a shell-shocked veteran recover soon tests her determination and disturbs town memories best left buried. She has no choice but to turn to her patient's seemingly-irresponsible brother, Tyler Sutter. A restless ex-soldier, Tyler can't...read more

  • Carla Neggers

    Unlikely partners bound by circumstance ... orby fate? Being rescued by a good looking, bad-boy firefighter isn'thow Samantha Bennett expected to start her stay in Knights Bridge, Massachusetts.Now she has everyone's attention-especially that of Justin Sloan, her rescuer,who wants to know why she was camped out in an abandoned New England cidermill. Samantha is a treasure hunter who has returned toKnights Bridge to solve a three-hundred-year-old mystery and salvage her goodname. Justin remembers her well. He's the one who alerted her late mentor toher iffy past and got her fired. But just because he doesn't trust her doesn'tmean he can resist her. Samantha is daring, determined, seized...read more

  • Ann Garvin

    Dr. Lucy Peterman was not built for a messy life. Awell-respected surgeon whose patients rely on her warmth, compassion, andfierce support, Lucy has always worked hard and trusted in the system. She'snot the sort of person who ends up in a twelve-step program after being caughtstealing supplies from her hospital. But that was Lucy before the accident-before her husband andunborn baby were ripped away from her in an instant, before her future feltlike a broken promise. Caught red-handed in a senseless act that kept herdemons at bay, she's faced with a choice: get some help or lose her medicallicense. Now she's reluctantly sharing her deepest fears with a bunchof strangers, avoiding her...read more

  • Robin Hutton

    This is the complete and captivating account of how a would-be Korean racehorse became one of the greatest Marine Corps wartime heroes. Amid an inferno of explosives on a deadly minefield in theKorean War, a four-legged marine proved to be a heroic force of nature. Shemoved headstrong up and down steep, smoky terrain that no man could travailconfidently. In a single day,this small Mongolian mare made fifty-one round-trips carrying nearly five tonsof explosives to various gun sites. Sergeant Reckless was her name, and she wasthe horse renowned for carrying wounded soldiers off the battlefield andmaking solo trips across combat zones to deliver supplies. A widely celebrated national hero,...read more

  • Judy Bachrach

    If you caught a glimpse of heaven, would you choose to comeback to life? Investigative journalist Judy Bachrach has collectedaccounts of those who died and then returned to life with lucid, vivid memoriesof what occurred while they were dead, and the conclusions are astonishing.Clinical death-the moment when the heart stops beating and brain stem activityceases-is not necessarily the end of consciousness, as a number of doctors arenow beginning to concede. Hundreds of thousands of fascinating post-deathexperiences have been documented, and for many who have died and returned, lifeis forever changed. These days, an increasing number of scientific researchersare turning their studies to...read more

  • Carla Neggers

    In snowy Swift RiverValley, unexpected romance is just around the corner ... Heather Sloan has landed her dream job-the renovation of VicScarlatti's stately 1912 country home overlooking the icy waters of Echo Lakein Knights Bridge, Massachusetts. It's the perfect project for the familybusiness, but for once, Heather is in charge. Diplomatic Security Service agent Brody Hancock left KnightsBridge at eighteen, a few steps ahead of arrest and the wrath of Heather'solder brothers. Though Brody had never planned to return, Vic, a retired diplomatand friend, needs his help. Staying at Vic's guest house makes it impossible to avoidrunning into a Sloan at every turn-especially Heather. Seeing...read more

  • Monica Ferris

    After a tree falls on Tom Riordan's house, landing him in the hospital, the police discover a mountain of junk piled high in his home. Locals in Excelsior, Minnesota - including Betsy and her Crewel World Monday Bunch - offer to help with the cleanup while Tom recuperates. But when Tom is found murdered in his hospital bed, the sole heir to his property - his cousin Valentina - becomes the number one suspect. Betsy believes there's more to the case than meets the eye, but finding clues to the killer's identity in the clutter Tom left behind will be like looking for a needle in a...read more

  • Elaine Lowry Brye

    When you enlist in theUnited States military, you don't just sign yourself up for years of duty-youalso commit your loved ones to a life of service all their own. No one knows this betterthan Elaine Brye, an army brat turned military wife turned military mom of fourofficers, each serving in a different branch of the military: Air Force, Army,Marine Corps, and Navy. Brye's father and mothermet while both serving in the US Army, and her childhood was that of a typicalarmy brat, with frequent moves-some to faraway countries-dinner-tableconversations full of military lingo, an ever-present anxiety during herfather's deployments to Vietnam and elsewhere, and family vacations to...read more

  • Shirley Rousseau Murphy

    Even felines with such amazing talents as Joe Grey and his partner, Dulcie, need some down time. Using their amazing abilities to talk and read, they've helped their unwitting humans put bad guys away. But these clever four-footed detectives can't possibly enjoy a little catnap, not when their lovely seaside village is in an uproar. It's bad enough that Molena Point has been invaded by a famous writer and his suspiciously rude wife. Then the local yard sales set off a host of puzzling thefts. Whiskers twitching and tails up, Joe Grey and Dulcie can't resist pouncing on the case. Helped by their beloved companion, an inquisitive young tortoiseshell kit, Joe Grey and Dulcie soon discover...read more

  • Shirley Rousseau Murphy

    While Joe Grey has played tricks on Max Harper, Molena Point's head lawman, he's never had anything but respect for the dedicated sheriff. Now Harper's in trouble, suspected of murdering two friends, and the only witness, a young girl named Dillon, has disappeared. Both Dulcie and Joe know Harper is innocent, and Joe is hissing to prove it-and find Dillon. Their sleuthing, however, is hampered by something soft and small-their new "ward," a vivacious kitten whose curiosity could get them all killed. With backs up and claws bared, Dulcie and a spitting mad Joe must use all their cleverness and amazing talents not only to find a killer, save a little girl, and clear their friend's name-but...read more

  • Shirley Rousseau Murphy

    Ever since the earthquake, things have been going from bad to worse in Molena Point, usually the most tranquil little town on the North California coast. It started with that suspicious "accident" on Hellhag Hill. The police might write it off to the night fog, but Joe Grey knows a cut brake line when he sees it-he may be a cat, but he's already solved more murders than your average police detective! Then there's Clyde, Joe's erratic but loveable human. He thinks cats should stay out of police work (as if humans could handle it on their own!), and to make his point, he's locking Joe and his lady friend Dulcie out of the house when Officer Harper comes over to play poker. But Joe isn't about...read more

  • Shirley Rousseau Murphy

    Romance is in the air in the charming seaside village of Molena Point, California. Everyone is excited about the upcoming wedding of its chief of police to the lovely Charlie Getz, even cool feline detective Joe Grey. But the festivities are interrupted when two uninvited guests try to blow up the church. Then one of the bride's good friends, building contractor Ryan Flannery, lands in a heap of trouble when her philandering husband is found dead. With suspicion falling on Ryan's shoulders, Joe Grey and his pals, Dulcie and Kit, set out to prove her innocence. Soon paw-deep in a tangle of jealousy, greed, and vengeance, Joe Grey, Dulcie, and Kit find themselves in the biggest cat fight of...read more

  • Shirley Rousseau Murphy

    Even the bright seaside village of Molena Point has been hit hard by the economic downturn. Sadly, former residents haven't just left their homes; they've abandoned their pets, too. Luckily, Joe Grey's human friends have joined together to care for the animals. But just as one problem is solved more arise. A suspicious fire leaves a twelve-year-old boy homeless when the body of his alcoholic elderly guardian is discovered in the smoldering ruins. Then, a woman with two children appears on the Damen doorstep, claiming to have no money and nowhere else to go. The experienced Joe Grey smells a rat, and will work his paws off to prove it. Scratching out clues, he and his PI posse follow a trail...read more

  • Monica Ferris

    The cold, blustery Midwest winters don’t exactly agree with Betsy Devonshire, but since moving to Excelsior, Minnestoa, she sure has met a lot of warm, friendly people. So she isn’t too surprised when the town’s most talented needleworkers volunteer to restore a damaged tapestry that was found in the basement of a local church. Betsy even offers to donate materials for the project, thinking that the free publicity will boost sales at her financially troubled needlecraft shop. But soon Betsy is afraid of losing more than her business—because her good intentions have unleashed some deadly secrets. “A wonderful amateur sleuth tale…Hobbyists and amateur sleuth lovers will enjoy...read more

  • Monica Ferris

    Whenthe historic Hopkins ferry was raised from the bottom of the lake, who wouldhave thought they were literally raising the dead? But there it was-askeleton-right before their eyes. Unfortunately, the evidence is slim andsoggy: the boat sank in 1949, the victim on board was a woman, and near thebody is a piece of unidentifiable lacelike fabric. Sounds like a job for BetsyDevonshire. Betsy knows there's more to this story than what's on the surface.And once she and patrons of her needlecraft shop start lending a hand, they aresure to stitch together the details of this unnerving...read more