Zoe McCann doesn't care much for doctorsEspecially eminent neurosurgeons who are too busy to attend to their patients. Like Dr. Phillip Barry, who wasn't available the night Jenny, the daughter of Zoe's best friend, was brought to the E.R.So Zoe marches into Phillip's office. She hasn't spoken to him since they played together as children--she was the daughter of his parents' housekeeper. But the man she confronts isn't the unfeeling, egocentric individual she thought she'd find. He's a single father and a dedicated physician who can't hide the pain he feels at the tragedy of that night.As Zoe's feelings for Phillip grow, she learns that doctors don't have all the answers. Not even where their own children are concerned.
Dr. Sarah Benedict had tried--but failed--to forget Matt. Even after marrying another man and moving to Central America, she couldn't shake the memories of her childhood chum. She'd grown to realize she loved Dr. Matthew Cameron deeply. . . Yet to him, she was only the best buddy a guy could ever have. Now, a widow, Sarah's back in Port Hamilton. And Matt's divorced. . . Can the two best friends get past their polar opposite approaches to medicine and Matt's interfering teenage daughter to find love--fifteen years late?
No easy answers...Neonatologist Dr. Martin Connaughton is renowned for his devotion to his tiny patients. And he's also well-known for his irritation with hospital politics.He finds himself-not for the first time-in conflict with the chief of surgery, who recommends an operation for Martin's newest patient. Martin disagrees-and refuses to back down, no matter how much prestige the operation might bring the hospital.Catherine Prentice-a single mother who works for the hospital's public relations department-has to get him to change his mind. Her job depends on it....
Hannah Riley's life revolves around her daughter, FaithThey live with Hannah's mother, who refers to the family home as the henhouse. "We're like a bunch of hens clucking around our chick," she explains. Especially true when Hannah's sister and two aunts come to stay. Little Faith is the center of everyone's attention.But now Liam Tully, the man Hannah never stopped loving, is back in town. And he's demanding answers about Faith-the daughter nobody told him about.Life in the henhouse is about to change forever....
The night was dark and stormy...And when Niall Maguire stepped out of the mist-his raincoat flapping in the wind-it was all Kate could do not to flee. But she'd come to the village of Cragg's Head, Ireland, to uncover the truth about her friend's death. And that meant questioning Niall, the woman's dark, mysterious husband. The man everyone believed had pushed his wife over the cliff.Niall took Kate to his home, a deserted castle high on the rugged coastline. As the ocean crashed wildly below, Kate longed for her light-filled California home. But Niall's story-and the secret he was determined to keep-fascinated her. The question now was, could she trust him? The cynic within-and the townsfolk-told her no.But her heart told her yes....
Suffice it to say, Daisy's childhood had been less than idyllic. It hadn't been easy growing up the daughter of the great Frank Truman--a respected and prolific painter who was not what he'd appeared. Even fifteen years after his death, Daisy is still trying to deal with her mixed feelings, not helped one bit by the arrival of a persistent biographer. Nicholas Wynne wants to write the definitive account of the artist's life, not stir up old ghosts for Truman's daughter. He'd certainly never intended to fall in love. So what's he going to do with his newfound revelations about Daisy's secret and traumatic past?
He was the man she thought she'd left behind...Dr. Sarah Benedict had tried-but failed-to forget Matt. Even after marrying another man and moving to Central America, she couldn't shake the memories of her childhood friend. She'd grown to realize she loved Dr. Matthew Cameron deeply.... Yet to him, she was only the best buddy a guy could ever have.But now Sarah's moving back to Port Hamilton a widow. And Matt's divorced....Can the two best friends get past their polar opposite approaches to medicine-not to mention Matt's interfering teenage daughter-to find love...fifteen years late?
Home sweet home!Award-winning journalist Edie Robinson has come home to help out. But she's back for only a month. Much as she loves her family, that's all she can take of small-town life and her elderly mother's constant complaints: "Why can't you be like your married sister? Why did you buy the single-ply toilet paper? When are you going to settle down? No wonder you're forty and still don't have a husband."When Edie meets the new school principal, Peter Darling, she's determined to fight the instant attraction she feels. After all, her stay in Little Hills, Missouri, is only temporary, while Peter and his four young daughters are happy with their new home.But love has a way of changing perspectives. Now Edie's beginning to see her home, her family-and her future-through new eyes.
Three months ago, Sam and Diana Lynsky boarded their twenty-six-foot yacht and set out for a sail to mark their fortieth anniversary. Diana never returned. Sam told the sheriff that he'd retired to the cabin for a nap, and when he awoke, Diana had vanished...Journalist Scott Campbell is fascinated by Catalina Island's biggest story. Had Diana fallen overboard? Had she been unhappy enough to swim away from the yacht, or, even worse, had she decided to end her life? And finally the most chilling scenario of all. Had Dr. Sam Lynsky-an impatient, difficult man-somehow gotten rid of his wife?Much as Ava Lynsky wants to know what happened to her mother, she's afraid of what Scott may find out. Unlike her twin, who has no reservations about digging up family skeletons.Finally Ava accepts the fact that nothing in her past is exactly the way she remembers. But her future-with Scott-promises to be everything she's dreamed of.
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