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Complete with new beginnings and the promise of happy endings, the Howard Books Spring 2015 Fiction e-sampler has an array of debut authors and perennial favorites for you to try out and enjoy. Step back in time with our historical fiction, fall in love with our inspirational romance, and enjoy our contemporary stories. If you would like to learn more about any of our authors or the titles featured, please visit us at HowardBooksOnline.com, follow @Howard_Books, or like us at Facebook.com/HowardBooks and sign up to receive our free monthly e-newsletter to stay informed of all of Howard's fiction releases.With chapter excerpts from the following Spring 2015 new releases: Accidental Empress by Allison PatakiChasing Sunsets by Karen KingsburyThe Tomb by Stephanie LandsemMist of Midnight by Sandra ByrdA Kiss Is Worth a Thousand Words by Beth VogtShadows of Ladenbrooke Manor by Melanie DobsonTiffany Girls by Deeanne GistSnow Wolf by Glenn Meade Valley of Decision by Lynne Gentry
Can a young widow find love again with her husband's reflection? Haley's three-year marriage to Sam, an army medic, ends tragically when he's killed in Afghanistan. Her attempts to create a new life for herself are ambushed when she arrives home one evening--and finds her husband waiting for her. Did the military make an unimaginable mistake when they told her Sam was killed? Too late to make things right with his estranged twin brother, Stephen discovers Sam never told Haley about him. As Haley and Stephen navigate their fragile relationship, they are inexorably drawn to each other. How can they honor the memory of a man whose death brought them together--and whose ghost could drive them apart? Somebody Like You is a beautifully rendered, affecting novel, reminding us that while we can't change the past, we have the choice to change the future and start anew.f Haley loving him as Stephen--and not as some reflection of his twin. How can Haley and Stephen honor the memory of a man whose death brought them together--and whose ghost could drive them apart? Somebody Like You reminds us that while we can't change the past, we have the choice--and the power through God--to change the future and start anew.
A heartwarming follow-up to Beth K. Vogt's Wish You Were Here, called "quirky, snappy, and sweet" by bestselling and award-winning author Rachel Hauck, this e-short answers all of your lingering questions about Seth, Allison, and Daniel.Seth Rayner's plans and dreams for the future disintegrated two years ago--when his bride-to-be fell for his brother, Daniel, and bolted from the church just before saying, "I do." Meghan Holloway, Allison's best friend, is tired of men deciding she's too outrageous and not worth the effort to love. When Seth and Meghan are thrown together to plan a whirlwind wedding for Allison and Daniel, can they overcome their feelings of dislike they've held on to since high school and get along--and possibly find love? This feel-good short story will have you smiling from beginning to end as Seth and Meghan discover that sometimes opposites do attract.
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