By the author of the madly popular Her
Royal Spyness series comes a social history tale of
women's fiction. Miss Emily Bryce has to obey her parents
when they forbid her from signing up for war work Read more...
Daphne Blakemoor is the housekeeper at a country home which
hasn't been graced by its titled owners in years. She's
put her time to good use by secretly taking in orphans and
getting them established in trades, so she is much liked by
the country folks. Daphne experiences Read more...
Eloise Drake's first love is frowned upon by her family, and
she is sent to Arizona, while the young man is beaten and
railroaded out of town. Years later, they meet again. In
1908, New York State is in the middle of a building and
engineering boom. Alex Duval Read more...
Anyone who has read about search and rescue (SAR) dogs will know
how smart and well trained they are. While Hawk, the K9 partner, is
front and centre, this book is not for the sentimental. I had to take
breaks from reading STORM
RISING Read more...
In this stunning portrait, Giuseppe Castiglione is chosen
as painter and religious emissary from Portugal to the
Emperor of China during the 1720s. He has to become a
Jesuit in training, before he is allowed to sail with his
young woman apprentice Laura Biondecci.
Niuhuru is a young girl, only Read more...
This fiction tale is chilling, evocative and passionate. Also, full of
horses. The time and place jump chapter by chapter between South
Africa of 1962 and a year later in Ontario farmland. A professor of
English who introduces himself at the start narrates his boyhood in Read more...
Was I the only one hoping the CEO was a lady? Surely this business
dynamic could set a gentleman to work AT THE CEO'S PLEASURE. The
author Yahrah St. John decided to reflect the reality where most big
businesses are still run by men. Ayden Stewart owns an investment Read more...
If you remember the film The Witness with Harrison Ford, AMISH HIDEOUT has a similar with a
very classy twist: the outsider is a woman and the law enforcement
officer is originally from the Amish community. An Read more...
Red Hill Springs, Alabama is the setting for this emotional look at a
family in trouble. Cameron Quinn has come back to town after his sister
and her husband were killed in a car crash. His mom, who wasn't in
contact with him, still manages a trailer park. Cameron Read more...
Terri Reed proves that she can write a variety of great books in
different genres with this suspenseful romance set in the Colorado
Rockies. Treasure hunting is the harmless start to this tale about a
family running a hardware store, but BURIED MOUNTAIN SECRETS Read more...
Sisters Sheena, Darcy and Regan lead separate lives around
Boston and NYC; Sheena married, the other two have careers.
All that changes when their late uncle's will brings a
surprise. Uncle Gavin Sullivan was not popular with all of
the family. The ladies certainly didn't know he was Read more...
This stunningly beautiful book for young readers would be a
perfect present or teaching aid. WHO WILL ROAR IF I GO? is
the question asked by the magnificent lion as he and other
animals explain that they are in danger of going extinct.
The panda, zebra, rhino, snow leopard, are Read more...
Buckingham Pet Palace is a daycare and spa for pets, run by
the enterprising Sue Patrick, whom we met in the
earlier Stay Calm
And Collie On. Sue has a partner in the
firm, Lady Anthea Fitzwalter from England, who Read more...
This Young Adult tale mixes growing up with family ties.
Set in Utah in the late 1970s, BEYOND THE GREEN shows us
the world of young Britta and her extended family. Some
years ago the household was made a little larger by the
fostering of a baby girl whose mother Read more...
Shelbyville, Tennessee, is the location for this slightly
spooky mystery as journalist and cold-case resolver Olivia
Honeycutt enters the world of the Tennessee Walking Horses.
Everyone she meets knows more about THE WALKING HORSES than
Olivia does, so non-horsey readers needn't worry that they
will be lost Read more...
Having read the earlier book about the midsummer ball I was
thrilled to get my gilt-edged invitation card to the house
party at the Duke and Duchess of Brockmore's country
estate. All the finest unattached men and women joined our cozy
party, some at the request of the Read more...
Melissa Craig who pens crime fiction under the name Mel
Craig, moves to a cottage which she plans to renovate near
Upper Benbury, a Cotswold village. The rural atmosphere is
just what she needs after getting too close to a married
man in London who keeps trying to win her Read more...
From the author and illustrator of Hortense And The Shadow
comes another fairytale for young readers who enjoy
excitement. In THE BANDIT QUEEN we can laugh at the antics
of the bandits in the forest, robbing and raiding, but
really, this is no way to bring up a child. And Read more...
Merci Suárez and her brother Roli are heading off to school in
Florida. Life will be very different this year. Seaward
Pines Academy is rather expensive. Can they handle being
scholarship students? MERCI SUAREZ CHANGES GEARS appeals to
the newcomer in all of us, because we've all lived Read more...