books about: lives
Flabbergasted ( Book #1): A Novel
When Flabbergasted stormed on the scene in 2003, the reviews came fast and furious: "Good writing and an ample dose of humor make this as charming as Bridget Jones's Diary from the male point of view."-- Library Journal "Blackston's novel will tickle your literary taste buds with a relational gumbo of quirky characters."-- Christian Book Previews "Amazing. A novel that is simultaneously serious, hilarious, and impossible to put down."-- ...
A Life Less Broken
***CONTAINS DISTRESSING CONTENT. 18+*** On a day like any other, Allyn Sommers went off to work, not knowing that her life was about to be irrevocably and horrifically altered. Three years later, Allyn is still a prisoner in her own home held captive by harrowing fear. Broken and damaged, Allyn seeks help from someone that fate brought her. Dr. Dominic Shriver is a psychiatrist who’s drawn to difficult cases. He must push past his own ...
Seductive Lies (Secret Lives Series Book 3)
Colleen Connally, 2014
From the author of a #1 Amazon Historical Romance Kindle Bestseller, BROKEN LEGACY, comes Seductive Lies! Only love can heal a heart betrayed... Harriet Burke has long been haunted by a family scandal. Abandoned by her mother as an infant, she has grown up in the shadows of the events that led up to that scandal. But all changes when she meets the future Viscount of Daneford. The dashing young Lieutenant Arthur Hammett defies his ...
It's A God Thing: When Miracles Happen to Everyday People
Thomas Nelson, 2014
Some things in life have no earthly explanation. Miracles are not reserved for the characters in the Old and New Testaments; they happen to everyday people. Series creators Don Jacobson and K-LOVE Radio have joined together to produce one of the most remarkable collections of modern-day miracles ever compiled. From angel appearances in hospital rooms to a mother saved from a would-be assailant in Hyde Park, from a young autistic girl ...
Time to Let Go
Time to Let Go is a contemporary family drama set in Britain. Following a traumatic incident at work Stewardess Hanna Korhonen decides to take time off work and leaves her home in London to spend quality time with her elderly parents in rural England. There she finds that neither can she run away from her problems, nor does her family provide the easy getaway place that she has hoped for. Her mother suffers from Alzheimers' disease and, while ...
Stunner: A Ronnie Lake Mystery
Pancora Press, 2013
Beautiful. Bright. And possibly, deadly... This is all Ronnie Lake knows about her potential sister-in-law, Juliana. But she’s determined to find out the truth about her wealthy brother’s new lover before he throws away his happiness, fortune, and quite possibly, his life. Who is this mysterious woman with two lives–and how deep does her deception go? As a divorced, downsized, 50-something, Ronnie finds herself becoming an ...
Making Waves (Lake Manawa Summers Book #1): A Novel
When spunky Marguerite Westing discovers that her family will summer at Lake Manawa in 1895, she couldn't be more thrilled. It is the perfect way to escape her agonizingly boring suitor, Roger Gordon. It's also where she stumbles upon two new loves: sailing, and sailing instructor Trip Andrews. But this summer of fun turns to turmoil as her father's gambling problems threaten to ruin the family forever. Will free-spirited Marguerite marry Roger ...
All Fall Down: A Novel
Atria Books, 2014
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Weiner Allison Weiss got her happy ending — a handsome husband, adorable daughter, a job she loves, and the big house in the suburbs. But while waiting in the pediatrician’s office, she opens a magazine to a quiz about addiction and starts to wonder…Is a Percocet at the end of the day really different from a glass of wine? Is it such a bad thing to pop a Vicodin after a brutal Jump & ...
Shore Lights (Paradise Point NJ - Book 1)
Free Spirit Press, 2012
There's nothing more dangerous to a woman's heart than a man who is single, straight, loves his kid, and doesn't kiss and tell . . . Maddy Bainbridge left her Jersey Shore home town right after high school, determined to put as many miles as possible between herself and her many meddling relatives. Now she's back in Paradise Point -- an unemployed single mother whose only option is to accept her mother Rose's offer of a job and a place to ...
Frosted Shadow, a Toni Diamond Mystery: Toni Diamond Mysteries
Ambleside Publishing, 2011
There's nothing pretty about murder. Meet Toni Diamond, make up artist to middle America. She's got a nose for trouble and a passion for solving mysteries. Imagine Columbo in a lavender suit. She never met a woman who wouldn't look better with a little help from the Lady Bianca line of cosmetics. But don't be fooled by appearances. Underneath the fake diamonds and the big hair is a sharp brain and a keen eye that sees the details as well as ...
Changes of Heart (Montana Skies Book #1)
After the unexpected death of her husband, Maggie Locke's perfect life is shattered. Keeping to herself at first, she slowly finds solace in new and old friendships. But still, Maggie is cautious, especially when she discovers that Danny Pulver, her ranch veterinarian, and Ian Lane, the vibrant new minister, both have feelings for her. Then a terrible blizzard hits the town on Thanksgiving night while Maggie is away from home, and she finds ...
The Vacationers: A Novel
"Delicious . . . richly riveting . . . The Vacationers offers all the delights of a fluffy, read-it-with-sunglasses-on-the-beach read, made substantial by the exceptional wit, insight, intelligence and talents of its author.”— People (four stars) An irresistible, deftly observed novel about the secrets, joys, and jealousies that rise to the surface over the course of an American family’s two-week stay in Mallorca. For the ...
Bulletproof: Accessing the Favor and Protection of God in the Secret Place
Destiny Image, 2013
Time for pessimism or optimism? Precarious times will progressively become more perilous as the Day of the Lord draws near. But God assures your safety and security! In light of increased worldwide terrorism, pandemics, and political unrest, believers have no need to live afraid. Psalm 91 directs you to the secret place and assures you of safety in the face of danger, disease, and widespread destruction. Bulletproof outlines the benefits ...
Life of Obedience, A
Bethany House Publishers, 2004
Andrew Murray traces obedience through the Bible, from Genesis to the ?nal chapter of Revelation, in a warm, inspirational devotional study. It looks at the issue of obedience in the lives of Bible characters and focuses the reader's attention on the obedience of Christ. Practical as well as inspiring, A Life of Obedience speaks to today's reader as clearly as it did to his audience a century ago.
Life and Death on the Tamiami Trail
Sheriff Bernie Raines finds herself torn between loyalty to a childhood friend and her sworn duty to uphold the law. The year is 1985, but this incident has pulled her thoughts back to a simpler time full of happy chldhood memories and loving family and friends. A piece of those memories is missing, and though she struggles to bring it to the surface, it may be forever lost in the murky shadows of the past. Bernie enlists the help of her friend ...
Kregel Publications, 2012
Jeena Gregory's new job promised big things--new clothes, new townhouse, new car, new furniture. . . in short, a new life. But when rumors around town cast her boss in a shady light, Jeena starts questioning her employer's integrity. As her new life begins to crumble around her, she has nowhere to turn, except to the God she had long forgotten. This is Christian contemporary women's fiction with a distinct Christian worldview. ...
Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison
Spiegel & Grau, 2010
NOW A NETFLIX ORIGINAL SERIES • #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER With a career, a boyfriend, and a loving family, Piper Kerman barely resembles the reckless young woman who delivered a suitcase of drug money ten years before. But that past has caught up with her. Convicted and sentenced to fifteen months at the infamous federal correctional facility in Danbury, Connecticut, the well-heeled Smith College alumna is now inmate ...
The Other Daughter
Kregel Publications, 2007
Susanne Carson's well-ordered family life is thrown into devastating chaos when Brianna, a young teen, appears on her doorstep, claiming to be the daughter of Susanne's husband, David. The revelation of David's apparent betrayal adds strain to an already fragile marriage. Will this shocking discovery drive the family apart, or will it draw them closer to God? This is Christian contemporary women's fiction with a distinct Christian ...
The Passion of Patrick MacNeill (Sweet Home, Carolina)
Virginia Kantra, 2012
"A former Marine fighter pilot battling to help his young son recover from burns suffered in the accident that killed his wife finds new life when he meets a beautiful new surgeon. This is the kind of book every reader hopes to find: full of wonderful characters, exciting passion and tender love. A joy, indeed." –RT Book Reviews RT Book Reviews “WISH” Hero Award Winner Maggie Award Winner Romance Writers of America RITA Award ...
Minimalism: How To Declutter, De-Stress And Simplify Your Life With Simple Living (minimalist living, ...
Minimalism: How To Declutter, De-Stress And Simplify Your Life With Simple Living Read on your PC, Mac, smart phone, tablet or Kindle device. Today, a growing number of people are becoming dissatisfied with their lives and turning to simpler ways of working, living and raising their children. This book will explore the philosophy of minimalism and how it can streamline your life, declutter your home, reduce stress and reconnect you to ...
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