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The honeymoon / Dinitia Smith.
The honeymoon /  Dinitia Smith.
Based on the life of George Eliot, famed author of Middlemarch, this captivating account of Eliot's passions and tribulations explores the nature of love in its many guises. Dinitia Smith's spellbinding novel recounts George Eliot's honeymoon in Venice in June 1880 following her marriage to a handsome young man twenty years her junior. When she agreed to marry John Walter Cross, Eliot was recovering from the death of George Henry Lewes, her beloved companion of twenty-six years. Eliot was bereft: left at the age of sixty to contemplate profound questions about her physical decline, her fading appeal, and the prospect of loneliness. In her youth, Mary Ann Evans--who would later be known as George Eliot--was a country girl, considered too plain to marry, so she educated herself in order to secure a livelihood. In an era when female novelists were objects of wonder, she became the most famous writer of her day--with a male nom de plume. The Honeymoon explores different kinds of love, and of the possibilities of redemption and happiness even in an imperfect union. Smith integrates historical truth with her own rich rendition of Eliot's inner voice, crafting a page-turner that is as intelligent as it is gripping--


Back to Moscow / Guillermo Erades.
Back to Moscow /  Guillermo Erades.


One night charmer / Maisey Yates.
One night charmer /  Maisey Yates.
Determined to make it on her own, Sierra West starts working as a bartender for gruff, handsome Ace Thompson, and soon she's having trouble resisting her new boss, while he's tempted to break his strict policy against messing around with staff.


A lowcountry wedding / Mary Alice Monroe.
A lowcountry wedding /  Mary Alice Monroe.
Wedding season has arrived in New York Times bestselling author Mary Alice Monroe's next novel in the distinct, complex, and endearing (Charleston Magazine) Lowcountry Summer series, set against the romantic, charming Charleston Lowcountry. Nothing could be more enchanting than a summer wedding--or two!--in Charleston's fabled lowcountry. A centuries-old plantation, an avenue of ancient oaks dripping moss, a storied ballroom, a sand dune at sunset... Yet when a stranger arrives, a long held family secret could silence the bells ringing for the Muir sisters. Scandals surface, family bonds are questioned, and promises are broken and renewed. In A Lowcountry Wedding, Monroe delves into the heart of marriage, commitment, and family ties.--


The obsession / Nora Roberts.
The obsession /  Nora Roberts.
Naomi Bowes lost her innocence the night she followed her father into the woods. In freeing the girl trapped in the root cellar, Naomi revealed the horrible extent of her father's crimes and made him infamous. No matter how close she gets to happiness, she can't outrun the sins of Thomas David Bowes. Now a successful photographer living under the name Naomi Carson, she has found a place that calls to her, a rambling old house in need of repair, thousands of miles away from everything she's ever known. Naomi wants to embrace the solitude, but the kindly residents of Sunrise Cove keep forcing her to open up--especially the determined Xander Keaton. Naomi can feel her defenses failing, and knows that the connection her new life offers is something she's always secretly craved. But the sins of her father can become an obsession, and, as she's learned time and again, her past is never more than a nightmare away.


In the reins / Carly Kade.
Cowboy McKennon Kelly was the last thing Devon Brooke wanted to focus on after finding herself suddenly single. Looking for a fresh start to life, city girl and journalist Devon just wanted to go back to her country roots and focus on building a relationship with her newly acquired equine partner Faith.--Amazon.


The magnolia duchess : a novel / Beth White.
The magnolia duchess : a novel / Beth White.
As the War of 1812 rages across the new United States, Fiona Lanier is devastated to learn that her brother has been captured and imprisoned by the British Navy. When she discovers a half-drowned British sailor on the shore at Navy Cove, she believes his self-proclaimed memory loss is a lie. Fiona and the sailor have to decide where their true loyalties lie when political allegiances collide with their growing regard for each other.


Once a soldier / Mary Jo Putney.
Once a soldier /  Mary Jo Putney.
As heir to a title and great wealth, Will Masterson should have stayed home and tended his responsibilities. Instead he went to war. Now, after perilous years fighting the French, he intends his current mission to be his last. But all his plans are forgotten when he arrives in the small mountain stronghold of San Gabriel and meets her. Knowing herself to be too tall, strong, and unconventional to appeal to a man, Athena Markham has always gloried in her independence. But for the first time in her life, she finds a man who might be her match. Two of a kind, too brave for their own good, Athena and Will vow to do whatever it takes to vanquish San Gabriel's enemies. For neither will back down from death, and only together can they find happiness and a love deeper than any they'd dared imagine.


Hannah's choice / by Jan Drexler.
Hannah's choice /  by Jan Drexler.
When young Hannah Yoder is courted by two men with very different plans, she faces a decision that will make her choose between the settled life of her local Amish community, and following God's call westward.


The blackbirds / Eric Jerome Dickey.
The blackbirds /  Eric Jerome Dickey.
New York Times bestselling author Eric Jerome Dickey delivers his next delectable, erotic romance ... They call themselves the Blackbirds. Kwanzaa Brown, Indigo Abdulrahaman, Destiny Jones, and Erica Stockwell are four best friends who are closer than sisters, and will go to the ends of the earth for one another. Yet even their deep bond can't heal all wounds from their individual pasts, as the collegiate and post-collegiate women struggle with their own demons, drama, and desires. Trying to forget her cheating ex-fiance, Kwanzaa becomes entangled with a wicked one-night stand--a man who turns out to be one in five million. Indigo is in an endless on-again, off-again relationship with her footballer boyfriend, and in her time between dysfunctional relationships she purses other naughty desires. Destiny, readjusting to normal life, struggles to control her own anger after avenging a deep wrong landed her in juvi, while at the same time trying to have her first real relationship--one she has initiated using an alias to hide her past from her lover. Divorced Erica is in remission from cancer and trying to deal with two decades of animosity with her radical mother, while keeping the desperate crush she has always had on Destiny's father a secret ... a passion with an older man that just may be reciprocated. As the women try to overcome-- or give into-- their impulses, they find not only themselves tested, but the one thing they always considered unbreakable: their friendship--


Eligible : a novel / Curtis Sittenfeld.
Eligible : a novel / Curtis Sittenfeld.
A modern retelling of Pride and prejudice.--Container. Returning with her sister, Jane, to their Ohio hometown when their father falls ill, New York magazine editor Lizzy Bennett confronts challenges in the form of her younger sisters' football fangirl antics, a creepy cousin's unwanted attentions and the infuriating standoffish manners of a handsome neurosurgeon. --Publisher


Magnate / Joanna Shupe.
Magnate /  Joanna Shupe.


Midnight in Berlin / by James MacManus.
In 1939, British Colonel Noel Macrae, stationed in Berlin and witness to the rise of the Reich, decides that he might be the only Englishman with the opportunity to avert war. As he attempts to convince the British government of his mission, the colonel becomes torn between his government's orders and his own personal beliefs, especially as he falls in love with a German-Jewish woman. Blackmailed by the Nazis, the woman and her family have faced unspeakable horrors, and the colonel must do whatever it takes to help her escape. But the colonel doesn't know that the Gestapo have formed a plan of their own. Aware of the colonel's intense hatred of the Nazi regime, the Gestapo work to draw him into a fabricated plot against Hitler. As the colonel finds himself caught up in a tangled web of shifting loyalties, corruption, and shocking indifference, he soon realizes he must find a way to hold on to his sense of humanity to save not only the woman he loves but also himself. Inspired by true events and characters, Midnight in Berlin is a love story set against a world on the brink of war that will leave you in awe of the human capacity for self-sacrifice and resilience--


The cowboy's twins / Deb Kastner.
The cowboy's twins /  Deb Kastner.


Wrangling the cowboy's heart / Carolyne Aarsen.
Wrangling the cowboy's heart /  Carolyne Aarsen.


Midnight in Berlin : a novel / James MacManus.
Midnight in Berlin : a novel / James MacManus.
In 1939, British Colonel Noel Macrae, stationed in Berlin and witness to the rise of the Reich, decides that he might be the only Englishman with the opportunity to avert war. As he attempts to convince the British government of his mission, the colonel becomes torn between his government's orders and his own personal beliefs, especially as he falls in love with a German-Jewish woman. Blackmailed by the Nazis, the woman and her family have faced unspeakable horrors, and the colonel must do whatever it takes to help her escape. But the colonel doesn't know that the Gestapo have formed a plan of their own. Aware of the colonel's intense hatred of the Nazi regime, the Gestapo work to draw him into a fabricated plot against Hitler. As the colonel finds himself caught up in a tangled web of shifting loyalties, corruption, and shocking indifference, he soon realizes he must find a way to hold on to his sense of humanity to save not only the woman he loves but also himself. Inspired by true events and characters, Midnight in Berlin is a love story set against a world on the brink of war that will leave you in awe of the human capacity for self-sacrifice and resilience--


The A to Z of you and me / James Hannah.
The A to Z of you and me /  James Hannah.


As good as new / Jennifer Dawson.
As good as new /  Jennifer Dawson.
At the tender age of six, Penelope Watkins fell for her best friends brother, Evan Donovan, future hunk. By the time they were teenagers, they were having heart-to-heartsand hot and heavy top secret make-out sessions. All that changed when Evans father suddenly died. Abruptly, Penelope lost him to griefand to his true love: football. But now an injury had ended Evan's NFL career. The notorious bad boy was in a depression no one could penetrate, except maybe the one woman who still knew him bestand still wanted him most.


The Blackbirds / Eric Jerome Dickey.
The Blackbirds /  Eric Jerome Dickey.
New York Times bestselling author Eric Jerome Dickey delivers his next delectable, erotic romance ... They call themselves the Blackbirds. Kwanzaa Brown, Indigo Abdulrahaman, Destiny Jones, and Erica Stockwell are four best friends who are closer than sisters, and will go to the ends of the earth for one another. Yet even their deep bond can't heal all wounds from their individual pasts, as the collegiate and post-collegiate women struggle with their own demons, drama, and desires. Trying to forget her cheating ex-fiance, Kwanzaa becomes entangled with a wicked one-night stand--a man who turns out to be one in five million. Indigo is in an endless on-again, off-again relationship with her footballer boyfriend, and in her time between dysfunctional relationships she purses other naughty desires. Destiny, readjusting to normal life, struggles to control her own anger after avenging a deep wrong landed her in juvi, while at the same time trying to have her first real relationship--one she has initiated using an alias to hide her past from her lover. Divorced Erica is in remission from cancer and trying to deal with two decades of animosity with her radical mother, while keeping the desperate crush she has always had on Destiny's father a secret ... a passion with an older man that just may be reciprocated. As the women try to overcome-- or give into-- their impulses, they find not only themselves tested, but the one thing they always considered unbreakable: their friendship--


Eligible : a novel / Curtis Sittenfeld.
Eligible : a novel / Curtis Sittenfeld.
Returning with her sister, Jane, to their Ohio hometown when their father falls ill, New York magazine editor Lizzy Bennett confronts challenges in the form of her younger sisters' football fangirl antics, a creepy cousin's unwanted attentions and the infuriating standoffish manners of a handsome neurosurgeon. --Publisher


A flight of arrows : a novel / Lori Benton.
A flight of arrows : a novel / Lori Benton.
This epic conclusion in Lori Benton's Pathfinders series, with two brothers, separated at birth, destined to collide at the edge of the Revolutionary War--


 

 

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