Allie, twice widowed, has lost her family's beloved waterfront restaurant. When an old childhood sweetheart offers to help rebuilt it, it seems the flame may reignite, until an old secret emerges.
Kait Whittier has built her magazine column into a hugely respected read followed by fans across the country. She loves her work and adores her grown children, treasuring the time they spend together. But after two marriages, she prefers to avoid the complications and uncertainties of a new love. Then, after a chance meeting with Zack Winter, a television producer visiting Manhattan from Los Angeles, everything changes. Inspired by the true story of her own indomitable grandmother, Kait creates the storyline for a TV series. And when she shares her work with Zack, he is impressed and decides to make this his next big-budget project. Within weeks, Kait is plunged into a colorful world of actors and industry pros who will bring her vision to life...But in the midst of this charmed year, she is suddenly forced to confront the greatest challenge a mother could ever know.--
Follow a talented and creative woman as she launches her first television series, helping to recruit an unforgettable cast that will bring a dramatic family saga to the screen. The strength of women - between generations, and among friends, colleagues, and family - takes center stage, as all-too-real people find the courage to persevere in life's drama of heartbreak and joy.
What happens when a young sophisticated Chicagoan falls for the owner of a farm on Johns Island, a lush Lowcountry paradise off the coast of South Carolina -- trading the bustle of a cosmopolitan city for the vagaries of a small southern town?
Since her best friend's death, Laura Reihl has vowed to make each day count. And that means she should probably break off her relationship with Rudy; they've been together for so many years, but she's not feeling the fireworks that mean true love. So when Savilla's widower, Allen, asks her to help him take care of baby Mollie, Laura hopes the change of scenery will help her gain perspective on her relationship with Rudy. Allen blames himself for Savilla's death,for not taking her to the doctor soon enough. As Laura discovers an attraction for Allen, will she deny her feelings... or deny a chance to true love? -- adapted from back cover~Beloved author of Amish Romance, Amy Clipston, returns to Lancaster County and the Reihl family in Room on the Porch Swing, the second in her Amish Homestead series--~ Ever since her best friend died six months ago, Laura Reihl has vowed to make each day count. And that means she should probably break off her relationship with Rudy. They've been together for so many years, and his friendship means the world to her. But she knows friendship doesn't come close to the fireworks of true love, and she's not really feeling the fireworks. So when Savilla's widower, Allen, asks her to help him take care of the baby Savilla left behind, Laura jumps at the chance. Maybe the change of scenery will help her gain perspective on her relationship with Rudy. And she'd do anything to help Allen out--he's always been a good friend to her, and he's Rudy's best friend as well. When she arrives at Allen's house, though, she finds a man she barely recognizes. Allen is distraught over his wife's death, blaming himself for not taking her to the doctor soon enough. As Laura helps Allen work through his grief, she remembers just how easy he is to talk to. And she discovers an attraction she's never felt with Rudy. She can't be falling for Allen, can she? It would be a betrayal to the two people she's care most about, Savilla and Rudy. But if she denies her feelings, is she betraying herself?--
A follow-up to her successful debut Charleston, the perfect summer novel from Margaret Thornton--an honest, moving love story set in the glamorous landscapes of the rich and powerful--
Chicago celebrity and motivational speaker Charles James is supposed to be dead. Everyone believes he was killed in a fiery plane crash. Thanks to a remarkable twist of fate he's very much alive and well, and ready for a second chance at life. Will he use this opportunity to right some wrongs from his old life and start over the right way this time?