The passing of time and the distance between Zane and Lila haven't been enough to halt their feelings for each other. But all choices have consequences, and with Lila preparing to marry another, will these one-time sweethearts ever find the life together that they both still long for? -- back cover.
Gillian Hodge goes to Rainbow's End Resort for some R&R after her promising career as a concert pianist is crushed, along with her right hand, after an encounter with a man on a motorcycle. Now she finds herself the reluctant rescuer to another one. TJ Benjamin finds himself stranded with a busted bike after wandering the country on his motorcycle for the past year after the deaf of his wife and the loss of his faith.
A charming, unconventional love story about a couple who embark on a wildly passionate, two-week fling that will change both of their lives forever. If you loved One Day and The Rosie Project, you will fall head-over-heels for The Two of Us. Anyone can fall in love. But not everyone can stay there. Fisher and Ivy have been an item for all of nineteen days. Both of them have been in relationships before, and this time around, they know something is different--they are meant to be together. The fact that they know little else about each other is a minor detail. But over the next year, a time in which their lives are irrevocably altered, Fisher and Ivy discover that falling in love is one thing--and staying there is an entirely different story. The Two of Us is a charming, honest, laugh-out-loud novel about life, love, and the importance of taking neither one for granted--
Kylie Shaw finds herself attracted to Russ Colton, a private investigator in Knights Bridge to keep his client a Hollywood costume designer out of trouble.
When Priscilla Herschberger faces a choice between childhood friend Elam from her Amish community and an outsider, Elam's attempts to persuade her soon run out of control.
She blames him for her brother's death. Can she let go of resentment and open her heart to love? Penny Cartwright found it difficult to understand why her younger brother would choose to join a country singer's band rather than return to Kings Meadow after college and the separation strained their relationship. Then a car accident made certain her brother could never return. Trevor Reynolds has chased stardom in Nashville for more than a dozen years, but it remains out of his reach. After an accident kills his young drummer, Trevor goes to Kings Meadow to keep a promise and perhaps to discover what truly matters in this life. Thrown together by circumstances, Penny and Trevor must learn to give and receive forgiveness. And if they do, perhaps something beautiful can rise from the ashes of heartbreak--
When a rare-books dealer goes to England, she discovers more than just the famous writing haunts--she discovers how to love and be loved in today's modern world. Victoria Seward makes a living finding rare books through means that aren't always on the up-and-up. But if it makes the clients happy, who is she really hurting? After all, everything always turns out all right in the end. At least it does in her favorite books, the ones her absent father sends every year on her birthday, no matter where he is. When her unorthodox behavior ruins her relationship with her boyfriend James, Victoria knows something has to change--she has to change. Enter Helen, a wealthy client seeking a companion for her trip to England to purchase antiques, and who just happens to be James's grandmother. Helen has secrets of her own, secrets that help her relate to Victoria more than anyone can guess.As Victoria and Helen travel across England, Victoria suspects there is more to this trip than Helen lets on. When Helen's health falters, Victoria reaches out to James, reigniting feelings that were never truly extinguished. Everything comes to a head at Haworth, home of the Brontë sisters, when hidden offenses rise to the surface. Victoria's happy ending is within reach--if she can step out of the literary world and into the life that's been waiting for her all along--
Prayer is a Powerful Weapon. Tony and Elizabeth Jordan have it alĺ -- great jobs, a beautiful daughter, and their dream house. But appearances can be deceiving. Their world is actually crumbling under the strain of a failing marriage. While Tony basks in his professional success and flirts with temptation, Elizabeth resigns herself to increasing bitterness. But their lives take an unexpected turn when Elizabeth meets her newest client, Miss Clara, a wise, older widow who challenges Elizabeth to start fighting for her family instead of fighting against her husband.
1803. The arrogant Duke of Trent intends to marry a well-bred Englishwoman. The last woman he would ever consider marrying is the adventuresome Merry Pelford -- an American heiress who has infamously jilted two fiancés. But after one provocative encounter with the captivating Merry, Trent desires her more than any woman he has ever met. He is determined to have her as his wife, no matter what it takes. And Trent is a man who always gets what he wants. The problem is, Merry is already betrothed, and the former runaway bride has vowed to make it all the way to the altar. As honor clashes with irresistible passion, Trent realizes the stakes are higher than anyone could have imagined. In his battle to save Merry and win her heart, one thing becomes clear: All is fair in love and war.
He's the scourge of the season. Reasons to quit London: 1. It's not the Highlands. 2. It will never be the Highlands. 3. It's full of the bloody English. When his wild spitfire of a sister makes a scene by drawing a claymore in Hyde Park, Highlander Robert Waters know something must be done. To forestall the inevitable scandal, he hires widowed Prudence Whittaker to teach his sister how to be a lady - never expecting to find unbridled passion beneath the clever Englishwoman's prim exterior. Mrs. Whittaker is a fraud. Born Lady Prudence Farthington, daughter of the ruined Earl of Lynwood, she's never even been married. In order to make her way in the world, she has to rely on her wits and a web of lies ...lies a sexy Highlander is all too close to unraveling. He swears he will possess her; she vows he will do nothing of the sort. Yet as passions heat, Prudence comes to realize the illicit pleasure that can be had in going toe-to-toe with a Scot. -- back cover.
Clan leader Bhaic MacPherson would rather go to war than marry fellow Highlander Ailis Robertson to end their families' rivalry, but when the king's regent tricks them into agreeing to their marriage, their feelings for one another begin to change.
Gabe Murphy arrives on Dare Island looking to begin rebuilding his life and bakery owner Jane Clark may just give him a reason to stay for good.
If there's any place that can convince Angela Harold to stop running, it's Ransom Canyon. And if there's any man who can reveal desires more deeply hidden than her every fear, it's Wilkes Wagner. Beneath the rancher's honorable exterior is something that just might keep her safe or unwittingly put her in danger's path. With his dreams of leaving this small Texas town swallowed up by hard, dusty reality, all Wilkes has to show for his life is the Devil's Fork Ranch. Though not one to let false hope seduce him, he can't deny the quiet and cautious beauty who slips into his world and changes everything. Lauren Brigman finally has freedom at her fingertips. All she needs is Lucas Reyes's attention a look, a touch, some sign that she's more to him than a girl he rescued one dangerous night. But now it's her turn to rescue someone, and the life-altering decision may cost her more than a chance with Lucas.
Owen Christiansen has been in a downward spiral since an injury ended his NHL career. A job on an Alaskan crabbing boat offers a fresh start... and maybe even a shot at romance with Elise Scotty McFlynn, the captain's daughter. Used to being one of the guys, Scotty doesn't believe in happily ever after. When Casper Christiansen arrives to drag his prodigal brother home, he brings with him a truckload of family drama-- and the news that Casper is wanted for questioning in connection to a crime back in Minnesota. As Scotty escorts the brothers to Deep Haven as part of her new job on the Anchorage police force, she begins to see potential for a happy ending-- if she's brave enough to embrace it.
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.
Winner of the August Prize, Sweden's most prestigious literary award: a novel about a perfectly reasonable woman's descent into the delusions of unrequited love. Ester Nilsson is a sensible person in a sensible relationship. Until the day she is asked to give a lecture on famous artist Hugo Rask. The man himself is in the audience, intrigued and clearly delighted by her fascination with him. When the two meet afterward, she is spellbound. Ester's life is then intrinsically linked to this meeting and the chain of events that unfolds. She leaves her boyfriend and throws herself into an imaginary relationship with Hugo. She falls deeply in love, and he consumes her thoughts. Indeed, in her own mind she's sure that she and Hugo are a couple. Slowly and painfully Ester comes to realize that her perception of the relationship is different from his. She's a woman who prides herself on having a rational and analytical mind, but in the face of her overpowering feelings for Hugo, she is too clever and too honest for her own good. Bitingly funny and darkly fascinating, Willful Disregard is a story about total and desperate devotion, and how willingly we betray ourselves in the pursuit of love--
Tara Sue Me's New York Times bestselling Submissive series continues with a delicious new story that explores the thin line between pleasure and pain. She's ready to try again. Sasha Blake is scarred from a BDSM session gone wrong, but she can't deny how much a strong Master turns her on. Determined to overcome her fears and rejoin the Partners in Play community, she asks Abby and Nathaniel West to set her up with a Dom who can help her feel safe again as a sub. They know the very experienced Cole is exactly the kind of man who can push all of Sasha's buttons--and she soon wants to go much faster than she had planned. Cole knows that Sasha is not the kind of submissive he needs. He wants someone who will serve him 24-7, not a part-time partner. Still, the further they go into their play, the more Cole begins to wish he could make Sasha his all the time. When forbidden desires turn into scorching action, Sasha and Cole come face-to-face with their demons--and realize their scorching relationship might be too dangerous to last--