New Arrivals - eBooks
One of Daphne Wade's guilty pleasures is to watch the Duke of Tremore as he works, shirtless, on the excavation site of his ducal estate. Anthony Courtland is by far the most exciting and handsome man she has ever known, and she dreams of one day being able to speak with him without getting tongue tied. Anthony, meanwhile, only sees Daphne as a hard worker on his excavation team. He considers her a plain young lady and says so in a careless remark to a friend, unaware that Daphne is outside the library door, her heart shattering to pieces. So Daphne decides she will not be so silly any longer. She begins to be tutored in the social graces, forcing Anthony to see the beauty who has been right in front of his eyes.
"In this charming original fairy tale, children learn that the road to greatness lies in selflessness and that the loving kindness of a pure heart can awaken great love and power in another. Maya's mother is a gentle soul. When she dies she bequeaths her daughter the task of caring for her father--and for herself. For her mother once had a dream that Maya was meant for great things, and it was the kind of dream that always comes true. Although she is poor, Maya grows kinder and more beautiful with each passing year. One day, she finds a little turtle and takes him home, raising and caring for him, never knowing that he will play a part in her destiny. Beautifully illustrated and filled with fascinating nuggets of information about Korean culture, this book offers a poignant tale of the rewards of kindness, patience, courage, and a loving heart, and a lesson in how true glory--even if foretold--must be earned"-- Provided by publisher.
Sixteen-year-old Caitlin O'Conner keeps a six-month diary in which she records the day-to-day events of her life as well as her struggles to understand herself and God's plan for her future.
Sailing westward toward the Caribbean sun, young Bettina Verlaine is obediently setting out to fulfill a promise made by her father - a prearranged marriage. But it is a wedding not to be... Abducted by the bold and handsome pirate, the notorious Captain Tristan, the pale-haired beauty finds herself helpless in his arms. Detesting her virile captor for enslaving her, yet held by the passionate spell he casts over her, she surrenders her innocence in the warm caress of the tropical winds, finding love's fulfillment in the magic of a pirate's powerful embrace.
"In a daring rescue, beautiful and wily secret operative Cora deBeau is reunited with her childhood friend Guy Trevelyan, who wants so much more from her now than friendship-- But Cora's mission against the French has become personal, and even the fire between her and Guy won't deter her. When it comes to getting sweet, cruel revenge, nothing will stand in a lady's way" -- p.  of cover.
A fortune in gold coins stolen from a house filled with visiting family members lies at the root of this Max and Annie Darling mystery.
"She thought she had it all...A modeling contract with Wrangler got this Miss Rodeo Wyoming a first-class ticket out of town, but somewhere along the way Jodi Brand lost her soul. When she gets back to her hometown, her childhood friend Teague Treadwell's rugged cowboy charm hits her like a ton of bricks...He believed he wasn't good enough...Teague is convinced Jodi's success lifted her out of his reach. Now he's got to shed his bad boy image to be worthy of the girl next door..."--P.  of cover.
Athena "Stormy" Sterling is coming to Dullsville, and Raven is both excited and panicked in anticipation of Alexander's little sister's visit. Alexander tells Raven that she and his sister have a lot in common, but can the mini-Raven be everything she hopes for? Alexander calls her Stormy for a reason.
Reina seethes with rage over her fate: taken captive by the knight Ranulf--a golden giant of a man--who has pledged to deliver her to the nuptial bed of the despised Lord Rothwell. She will never accept such bondage--and Reina offers herself to her kidnapped instead, offering to make Ranulf a great lord...if he agrees to wed her.
Pledged to the infamous Lord Rolfe, beautiful Lady Leonie cringes at the thought of her impending marriage, but her fears crumble when she meets the handsome man who comes to claim his bride.
A cold case turns red hot, threatening to consume everyone it touches, when a billionaire genius sees similaries between the fifteen-years-ago execution style murder of her favorite teacher, and the recent murder of a Hollywood music producer.
Adopted Niki comes to France to explore her French roots, but becomes embroiled in the opening salvos of World War II.
In the aftermath of a traumatized girl's witness to a holiday-season shooting, feline sleuth Joe Grey, his girlfriend Dulcie, and their tortoise-shell companion Kit endeavor to track down a killer and assist an investigation by stumped human police.
Who knew their fifties would bring such growing pains! The four Lindas learn about forgiveness and faith, about asking for help and standing on their own two feet-- and about love, which makes everything else possible.
Princess Mia is introduced to her Genovian subjects, and more importantly, she goes out on a date.
Joe Grey and his pals provide the link between Maudie Toola son's recent murder in Los Angeles and a series of brutal assaults in the small seaside village of Molena Point.
Traveling in Ireland with her journalist aunt and the charming Ryan, her aunt's godson, nineteen-year-old Maddie unearths the secret behind an Irish Republican Army bombing decades earlier, and the impact it has had on Ryan's and Aunt Sid's lives.
When her husband, a star NFL running back-turned-soldier, is killed in Iraq, Abby Fitzgerald finds her world turned upside down by grief, loyalty, and betrayal as she deals with her own heartache while trying to comfort his family.
It's November, and as island residents prepare for the coming months of cold and snow, they are surprised by God's unexpected lessons of humility, trust, and hope. The authors revisit the island of Heavenly Daze in the second book of the highly acclaimed series about a small town where angelic intervention in commonplace and the Thanksgiving feast is a community affair.
Dealing with her grief over her mother's recent death and major problems her family and friends are facing cause Kim so much stress she even finds it hard to pray, but things improve when she really starts to "let go and let God."