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Heart Whispers: A Book About Love Across Boundaries
“Please don’t leave like this,” Marc pled as Amala sat down, reached out, grabbed the handle and closed the door. He just stood there, hands at his sides, confused, staring at her through the windows. All too soon the train whistle sounded its harsh, shrill note and moments later Amala’s car began to move out of the London station. She never looked up, didn’t look at Marc as the train removed her from his sight. He feared she had also ...
Kiss Across Time (Kiss Across Time Series)
Tracy Cooper-Posey, 2013
A single kiss can change more than one life...or two. Taylor Yates is fired for insisting the 5th Century Arthurian poet, Inigo Domhnall, existed. When she hears Domhnall's lyrics in a death metal song, she engineers a meeting with lead singer, Brody Gallagher. An unintended kiss sends them spinning back to the poet's time, when Saxons were pillaging King Arthur's Britain. Brody's all for kissing her again. More, he wants her to kiss his ...
Across the Pond
Wolfpack Publishing, 2014
Sean Thayer, a police officer and former special operative, has lost his family. Thayer takes a forced vacation from his duties as a police officer and starts to have fun...making new friends, when a terrorist attack changes everything. Sean is asked to join an attack force to counter the world-wide terrorist assault. He must decide between protecting close friends and answering the call to duty. Meanwhile, an old friend and ally fights to ...
Wolf Hall: A Novel
Henry Holt and Co., 2009
In the ruthless arena of King Henry VIII’s court, only one man dares to gamble his life to win the king’s favor and ascend to the heights of political power England in the 1520s is a heartbeat from disaster. If the king dies without a male heir, the country could be destroyed by civil war. Henry VIII wants to annul his marriage of twenty years, and marry Anne Boleyn. The pope and most of Europe opposes him. The quest for the king’s ...
Across A Moonlit Sea (Pirate Wolf series)
Marsha canham, 2011
A rip roaring high seas adventure set in Elizabethan England when dashing privateers known as sea hawks banded together to guard their country and their queen against the Invincible Armada being amassed by Spain. Simon Dante, the Pirate Wolf, meets his match in battle and in love when he crosses swords with Isabeau Spence. Together they join forces with Sir Francis Drake on a daring attack on Cadiz. Across A Moonlit Sea is also Book One of a ...
Across The Pond: Part One
E. Tenor Chagal, 2013
Cambria Cosgrove is a successful fashion blogger from Pasadena, the land of sun and the famous Rose Parade. Unhappy in her marriage, Cambria has finally made the bold decision to leave her husband Carter in spite of her good catholic girl upbringing. She just dropped divorce papers on the kitchen counter this morning and hopped on a plane to London with her best friend. On their first night out in Notting Hill, Cambria meets an exotic, ...
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail (Vintage)
A Best Book of the Year: NPR, The Boston Globe , Entertainment Weekly, Vogue, St. Louis Dispatch At twenty-two, Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything. In the wake of her mother’s death, her family scattered and her own marriage was soon destroyed. Four years later, with nothing more to lose, she made the most impulsive decision of her life. With no experience or training, driven only by blind will, she would hike more ...
Suddenly a Bride (Across the Stars: Book 1)
Wedded Bliss Romances, LLC, 2013
Rilo An comes from a world where there are no women. What he longs for is a life mate: someone who'll complete him, someone he can love who'll love him back, someone who'll ease the aching loneliness that haunts his life. So he leaves his world, takes on the Earth name Chris West, and makes a payment to Star Systems Unlimited for a life mate. When he bonds with Caitlyn Davis, he thinks life can't get any better. But she was married before, and ...
The Light Between Oceans: A Novel
This months-long New York Times bestseller is “irresistible…seductive…with a high concept plot that keeps you riveted from the first page,” (O, The Oprah Magazine). After four harrowing years on the Western Front, Tom Sherbourne returns to Australia and takes a job as the lighthouse keeper on Janus Rock, nearly half a day’s journey from the coast. To this isolated island, where the supply boat comes once a season, Tom brings a young, ...
The Dark Tower I: The Gunslinger
This heroic fantasy, set in a world of ominous landscape and macabre menace, features one of Stephen King's most powerful creations-The Gunslinger.
Across The Plains In 1844
Catherine Sager's story is among the most gripping firsthand accounts of life in the American west ever written. This enhanced version of her original manuscript adds explanatory notes, photos, maps, drawings, and 3d visualizations. The bonus material adds a layer of context to make Sager’s fascinating account even more vivid. Catherine Sager faced almost unimaginable hardship: both her parents died on the journey west on the Oregon Trail; ...
Across the Veil
Lisa's Lair, 2011
Princess Talia from Summerland has been hiding across the veil in the human world for the past five years. Starring in a hit television show as human actress, Natalie Thurmont, her charmed new life is shattered when the past comes knocking on her door. "Across the Veil" won Romance in the Backseat book review's Paranormal Fight Club short story contest. Short Fiction (6,000 words)
Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia
Penguin Books, 2007
This beautifully written, heartfelt memoir touched a nerve among both readers and reviewers. Elizabeth Gilbert tells how she made the difficult choice to leave behind all the trappings of modern American success (marriage, house in the country, career) and find, instead, what she truly wanted from life. Setting out for a year to study three different aspects of her nature amid three different cultures, Gilbert explored the art of pleasure in ...
A Farewell To Arms
The best American novel to emerge from World War I, A Farewell to Arms is the unforgettable story of an American ambulance driver on the Italian front and his passion for a beautiful English nurse. Hemingway’s frank portrayal of the love between Lieutenant Henry and Catherine Barkley, caught in the inexorable sweep of war, glows with an intensity unrivaled in modern literature, while his description of the German attack on Caporetto—of ...
Shard Knight (Echoes Across Time Book 1)
Six Strong Publishing, 2013
At just fifteen seasons, Prince Ronan Latimer emerges from the Tournament of Knights as its youngest champion in five hundred years. A champion who’s earned the right to absorb ancient Meranthian battle magic. Battle magic that places him among the ranks of an elite group of men and women dedicated to preserving Meranthian culture and upholding its law. But what should be a time of celebration ends in horror as Ronan’s mother, Queen ...
Across the Creek (Jesse & Sarah #1)
Life only gives you one first kiss. And when Jesse Malone kissed Sarah Ramsey, he thought his life would change, but not in the way that it did. An unlikely childhood romance between a poor boy and a wealthy girl began the day Jesse decided to do the impossible and cross the creek. A love was born, one that would become their shelter, protecting them from the storms of their lives, until the day Jesse witnessed his mother’s murder, forcing ...
Stumbling on Happiness
• Why are lovers quicker to forgive their partners for infidelity than for leaving dirty dishes in the sink?• Why will sighted people pay more to avoid going blind than blind people will pay to regain their sight? • Why do dining companions insist on ordering different meals instead of getting what they really want? • Why do pigeons seem to have such excellent aim; why can’t we remember one song while listening to another; and why ...
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry: A Novel
Random House Trade Paperbacks
NATIONAL BESTSELLER • LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST “[Rachel] Joyce’s beguiling debut is [a] modest-seeming story of ‘ordinary’ English lives that enthralls and moves you as it unfolds.”— People (four stars) Meet Harold Fry, recently retired. He lives in a small English village with his wife, Maureen, who seems irritated by almost ...
Logan Richards is doubly blessed. Not only is he a genius but he has a rare gift, he remembers things and not just from this life but all his lifetimes. He lives a life of wealth and luxury and has never lacked any material possession. There has never been an obstacle his intellect couldn't overcome. But Logan has a problem: every night he dreams of the same woman, a woman he has dreamt of all his life. He knows she is real and he is determined ...
Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong
James W. Loewen
Americans have lost touch with their history, and in Lies My Teacher Told Me Professor James Loewen shows why. After surveying eighteen leading high school American history texts, he has concluded that not one does a decent job of making history interesting or memorable. Marred by an embarrassing combination of blind patriotism, mindless optimism, sheer misinformation, and outright lies, these books omit almost all the ambiguity, passion, ...
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