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All She Ever Wanted

by Rosalind Noonan

For years, Chelsea Maynard has longed to be a mother. She's imagined caring for a new baby in the lovely house she shares with her husband, Leo, fondly planning every detail. But after a difficult birth, those dreams of blissful bonding evaporate. Chelsea battles sleep deprivation and feelings of isolation. Little Annabelle cries constantly, and Chelsea has dark visions fueled by exhaustion and self-doubt. Her sister, Emma, insists she gets help for post-partum depression, but Chelsea's doctor dismisses her worries as self-indulgent. Doubting her ability to parent--even doubting her own sanity--Chelsea is close to collapse. Then an unthinkable crisis hits. And suddenly, Chelsea is compelled to face both the fragility and resilience of life, and the extraordinary depths of love. With uncompromising candor and clarity, acclaimed author Rosalind Noonan creates a mesmerizing novel that is gripping, heart-wrenching, and unforgettably poignant. Praise for Rosalind Noonan's The Daughter She Used to Be"The author once again takes on an emotional topic with great sensitivity. " -Booklist"An engrossing family saga. . . this novel would fuel some great book-club discussions. "--Shelf Awareness"Noonan delivers another earnest drama. " -Publishers Weekly

All She Ever Wanted

by Rosalind Noonan

For years, Chelsea Maynard has longed to be a mother. She's imagined caring for a new baby in the lovely house she shares with her husband, Leo, fondly planning every detail. But after a difficult birth, those dreams of blissful bonding evaporate. Chelsea battles sleep deprivation and feelings of isolation. Little Annabelle cries constantly, and Chelsea has dark visions fueled by exhaustion and self-doubt. Her sister, Emma, insists she gets help for post-partum depression, but Chelsea's doctor dismisses her worries as self-indulgent.Doubting her ability to parent--even doubting her own sanity--Chelsea is close to collapse. Then an unthinkable crisis hits. And suddenly, Chelsea is compelled to face both the fragility and resilience of life, and the extraordinary depths of love.With uncompromising candor and clarity, acclaimed author Rosalind Noonan creates a mesmerizing novel that is gripping, heart-wrenching, and unforgettably poignant.Praise for Rosalind Noonan's The Daughter She Used to Be"The author once again takes on an emotional topic with great sensitivity." -Booklist"An engrossing family saga...this novel would fuel some great book-club discussions."--Shelf Awareness"Noonan delivers another earnest drama." -Publishers Weekly

And Then She Was Gone

by Rosalind Noonan

Eleven-year-old Lauren O'Neil vanished one sunny afternoon as she walked home from school. Six years later, her parents Rachel and Dan still tirelessly scour their Oregon hometown and beyond, always believing Lauren will be found. Then one day, the call comes. Lauren has been rescued from a secluded farm mere miles away, and her abductor has confessed. Yet her return is nothing like Rachel imagined. Though the revelations about what Lauren endured are shocking, most heartbreaking of all is to see the bright-eyed, assertive daughter she knew transformed into a wary, polite stranger. Lauren's first instinct is to flee. For years she's been told her parents forgot her;now she doubts the pieces of her life can ever fit together again. But Rachel refuses to lose her a second time. Little by little they must relearn what it means to be a family, trusting that their bond is strong enough to guide them back to each other. Intensely moving and absorbing, this is an extraordinary story told with sensitivity and grace, and filled with the depth and breadth of a mother's love. Praise for Rosalind Noonan"Noonan has a knack for page-turners and doesn't disappoint. " --Publishers Weekly on All She Ever Wanted "The author once again takes on an emotional topic with great sensitivity. " --Booklist on The Daughter She Used to Be"Reminiscent of Jodi Picoult's kind of tale. . . it's a keeper!" --New York Times bestselling author Lisa Jackson on One September Morning

And Then She Was Gone

by Rosalind Noonan

Eleven-year-old Lauren O'Neil vanished one sunny afternoon as she walked home from school. Six years later, her parents Rachel and Dan still tirelessly scour their Oregon hometown and beyond, always believing Lauren will be found. Then one day, the call comes.Lauren has been rescued from a secluded farm mere miles away, and her abductor has confessed. Yet her return is nothing like Rachel imagined. Though the revelations about what Lauren endured are shocking, most heartbreaking of all is to see the bright-eyed, assertive daughter she knew transformed into a wary, polite stranger. Lauren's first instinct is to flee. For years she's been told her parents forgot her; now she doubts the pieces of her life can ever fit together again. But Rachel refuses to lose her a second time. Little by little they must relearn what it means to be a family, trusting that their bond is strong enough to guide them back to each other. Intensely moving and absorbing, this is an extraordinary story told with sensitivity and grace, and filled with the depth and breadth of a mother's love. Praise for Rosalind Noonan"Noonan has a knack for page-turners and doesn't disappoint." --Publishers Weekly on All She Ever Wanted "The author once again takes on an emotional topic with great sensitivity." --Booklist on The Daughter She Used to Be"Reminiscent of Jodi Picoult's kind of tale. . .it's a keeper!" --New York Times bestselling author Lisa Jackson on One September Morning

Beach Season

by Lisa Jackson Rosalind Noonan Cathy Lamb Holly Chamberlin

Golden sand, pounding surf, a sense of endless possibility--and four unforgettable stories of love, friendship, and second chances...The Brass Ring by Lisa JacksonIt's a beautiful June day, perfect for a wedding--until Shawna learns that her fiancé, Parker, has been involved in a car crash. Though his injuries heal, his memories of her are gone. Yet Shawna won't stop reaching to reclaim the love they once shared...June's Lace by Cathy LambJune MacKenna is done--with her high-pressure legal career, her cheating soon-to-be-ex, and the stress of city living. In her studio on the Oregon coast, she creates beautiful lace wedding dresses, with no intention of ever wearing one again herself. Then songwriter Reece rents the house next door, and sets out to change her mind...Second Chance Sweethearts by Holly ChamberlinThea Foss is putting a bad marriage behind her in the pretty vacation town of Ogunquit, Maine. What's past is past....Until her first love wanders into the local diner, reminding Thea of the person she once was, and the life it's not too late to claim...Carolina Summer by Rosalind NoonanJane Doyle needs to get out of New York--the farther the better. She's headed toward Florida, but thanks to a storm along North Carolina's Outer Banks, she finds herself stranded in a beautiful, remote town that soon feels a lot like home. And thanks to the local sheriff, she finds herself staying longer than she planned--and feeling less lost at sea than ever...

Can't Think Straight

by Rosalind Noonan Janna Mcmahan Kiri Blakeley

So that was it. You send your fiancé to the dry cleaners one day and he comes back gay. When Kiri Blakeley realizes her ten-year relationship was built on lies, she screams. Then drinks. And spends the ensuing months in a foggy, new world of sexual encounters. This is her story of learning to love (whatever that means) again."A page-turner. . .you'll never look at your significant other quite the same again." --Jonathan Alpert, Metro's "No More Drama" columnist "A journey from devastation to renewal." --Alisa Bowman, author Project: Happily Ever After "Brutally honest, self-deprecating, emotionally-wrenching, and somehow still laugh-out-loud funny." --Kimberly Dawn Neumann, author of The Real Reasons Men Commit"A book you and your friends will be quoting, pondering, and rehashing." --Hannah Seligson, author of New Girl on the Job "Erica Jong meets Tucker Max. . .wickedly funny." --Judy Dutton, author of Secrets from the Sex LabFor ten years Kiri Blakeley was a writer for Forbes magazine, where she covered entertainment, fashion, lifestyle, technology, travel, wealthy people, and entrepreneurs. She graduated from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. She lives in Brooklyn.

Charmed: Whispers from the Past

by Rosalind Noonan

Somewhere in lime... Phoebe couldn't help noticing that something was very wrong: the way everyone was dressed like the cast of a Thanksgiving play, the horse and carriage, the buildings made of wood.... Unless I've landed in some bizarro Pilgrim party, she told herself, that demon brought me into another time zone-one that's not even close to Pacific Standard! Suddenly it seemed as if everyone in the village was rushing over to gawk and gasp at the strange girl hiding behind the cart. "See her belly?" an old woman said, scowling. "Pierced with a ring, it is. It is the mark of the devil, I say." Phoebe glanced down. "My navel ring," she muttered under her breath. "Witch!" the mob cried, closing in around her. "Witch! Witch!" Phoebe felt the hair on the back of her neck stand up. If she remembered correctly, people in the past didn't exactly like witches. In fact, they sometimes made a point of killing them.

The Daughter She Used To Be

by Rosalind Noonan

In this emotionally charged and riveting novel from the author of One September Morning and In a Heartbeat, one woman is torn between loyalty to her family's ways and to her most profound convictions. . . The daughter of a career cop, Bernadette Sullivan grew up with blue uniforms hanging in the laundry room and cops laughing around the dinner table. Her brother joined New York's finest, her sisters married cops, and Bernie is an assistant District Attorney. Collaring criminals, putting them away--it's what they do. And though lately Bernie feels a growing desire for a family of her own, she's never questioned her choices. Then a shooter targets a local coffee shop, and tragedy strikes the Sullivan family. Anger follows grief--and Bernie realizes that her father's idea of retribution is very different from her own. All her life, she's inhabited a clear-cut world of right and wrong, of morality and corruption. As Bernie struggles to protect the people she loves, she must also decide what it means to see justice served. And in her darkest hour, she will find out just what it means to be her father's daughter. Praise for Rosalind Noonan's One September MorningReminiscent of Jodi Picoult's kind of tale. . . it's a keeper! --Lisa Jackson, New York Times bestselling authorWritten with great insight. . . Noonan delivers a fast-paced, character-driven tale with a touch of mystery. --Publishers WeeklyNoonan creates a unique thriller. . . a novel that focuses on the toll war takes on returning soldiers and civilians whose loved ones won't be coming home. --Booklist

In A Heartbeat

by Rosalind Noonan

From the acclaimed author of One September Morning comes a gripping new novel that explores one family's journey in the wake of a horrific crime and its unexpected aftermath. Kate McGann is wrenched from sleep by the 3 a.m. phone call every parent dreads. Her nineteen-year-old son, Ben, is lying unconscious in a Syracuse hospital after being attacked in his sleep by an unknown assailant with a baseball bat.While Kate waits, frantically wishing for Ben to wake up and take back his life, she tries to uncover who could have done something so brutal. Ben's talent as a baseball player on his college team made some teammates jealous, but could any of them have hated him enough to do this? The crisis brings all of Ben's relationships into sharp focus--and also leads Kate to unsettling revelations about her marriage. And with each discovery, Kate learns what happens when a single unforeseen event changes everything, and the future you've taken for granted is snatched away in a heartbeat. . .Praise for Rosalind Noonan's One September Morning"Reminiscent of Jodi Picoult's kind of tale. . .it's a keeper!"--Lisa Jackson, New York Times bestselling author"Written with great insight. . . Noonan delivers a fast-paced, character-driven tale with a touch of mystery." --Publishers Weekly"Noonan creates a unique thriller. . .a novel that focuses on the toll war takes on returning soldiers and civilians whose loved ones won't be coming home." --Booklist

Lost Art of War: Ancient Secrets of Strategy and Mind Control

by Rosalind Noonan Dr Haha Lung

Sun Tzu's The Art of War is an acknowledged masterpiece--for the general reader. Yet the deeper truths of strategy and mind manipulation have been, until now, known only to true scholars dedicated to deciphering illegible scrolls and mastering the nuances of lost languages. Now, Dr. Haha Lung has at last gathered and fully translated these teachings from the shadows of history--the truly dangerous wisdom of the lesser-known masters--and presents them here for those daring, perhaps unwisely, to attain a higher level of dominance. You'll discover: The 12 Cuts: Voritomo's Art of War The War Scroll of Spartacus Musashi's 6 Ways to be VictoriousThe 99 Truths: Hannibal's Black Art of War And much moreBE ADVISED: For academic study ONLY; publisher assumes NO responsibility for content use/misuse. Dr. Haha Lung is the author of more than a dozen books on martial arts, including Ultimate Mind Control, Mind Penetration, Mind Fist, The Nine Halls of Death, Assassin!, Mind Manipulation, Knights of Darkness, and Mind Control: The Ancient Art of Psychological Warfare.

Making Spirits Bright

by Fern Michaels Rosalind Noonan Elizabeth Bass Nan Rossiter

Secret wishes, sweet surprises, and gifts straight from the heart. Delight in this season's most joyous presents with these four sparkling tales. . ."Making Spirits Bright" by Fern MichaelsMelanie McLaughlin desperately wants to adopt two orphaned siblings and give them a real home for Christmas. A just-for-the-holiday marriage to Bryce Landry fits her plan perfectly. . .until unexpected sparks have Melanie dreaming of forever by his side. . ."Runaway Christmas" by Elizabeth BassA glass of wine, lounging in pajamas, and catching up on movies--that's Heidi Bogue's idea of a perfect Christmas. Until her thirteen-year-old niece makes a surprise visit--and a snowstorm turns Heidi's café into a community refuge. Now one handsome cop is giving Heidi plenty more reasons to celebrate. . ."Home For Christmas" by Rosalind NoonanJo Truman needs a replacement Santa for her gift shop's Christmas Eve party. She'll do whatever it takes to convince lonely soldier Sam Norwood that he's perfect for the part...and that the season for love is always. . ."Christmas On Cape Cod" by Nan Rossiter Maddie Carlson would do anything for her best friend. And helping Asa Coleman babysit a rambunctious puppy Christmas Eve night is her one chance to help the troubled teacher put his past to rest. . .and give the sweetest gift of all.

My Best Friend's Boyfriend (Mary-Kate and Ashley, Sweet 16)

by Rosalind Noonan

There's more drama offstage than on when Mary-Kate and Ashley get involved in a school play.

One September Morning

by Rosalind Noonan

The moment Abby Fitzgerald sees two soldiers approach her front door, she knows her husband is dead. John Stanton, who gave up his career as a star NFL running back to serve after 9/11, has been killed in Iraq. Suddenly Abbys kitchen is overflowing with casseroles brought by the army wives club to which she has never really belonged. And her in-laws arrange a lavish funeral at Arlington National Cemetery in spite of Abbys misgivings. John had grown to hate the war even though he loved his country, and Abby cant reconcile the complex man she knew with the version being portrayed by self-serving politicians, military, and the media. Shell-shocked, Abby strives to cope with her own heartache while comforting Johns loved ones, including his mother Sharice, his staunchly anti-war sister Madison, and his bitter younger brother Noah. But amidst her loss is a growing conviction that the truth about Johns death is far from over. Gripping, thoughtful, and emotionally powerful, One September Morning is a story of loyalty and betrayal, of a shattered familys journey toward healing, and of the courage it takes to confront the truth not just about our enemies, but about those we love best.

One September Morning

by Rosalind Noonan

The moment Abby Fitzgerald sees two soldiers approach her front door, she knows her husband is dead. John Stanton, who gave up his career as a star NFL running back to serve after 9/11, has been killed in Iraq. Suddenly Abby's kitchen is overflowing with casseroles brought by the army wives' club to which she has never really belonged. And her in-laws arrange a lavish funeral at Arlington National Cemetery in spite of Abby's misgivings. John had grown to hate the war even though he loved his country, and Abby can't reconcile the complex man she knew with the version being portrayed by self-serving politicians, military, and the media. Shell-shocked, Abby strives to cope with her own heartache while comforting John's loved ones, including his mother Sharice, his staunchly anti-war sister Madison, and his bitter younger brother Noah. But amidst her loss is a growing conviction that the truth about John's death is far from over. Gripping, thoughtful, and emotionally powerful, One September Morning is a story of loyalty and betrayal, of a shattered family's journey toward healing, and of the courage it takes to confront the truth not just about our enemies, but about those we love best.

Sinister

by Lisa Jackson Rosalind Noonan Nancy Bush

New York Times bestselling authors Lisa Jackson, Nancy Bush, and Rosalind Noonan unite their talents in this riveting novel of family secrets, obsession, and murder. . .A Killer's PatienceTwenty years ago, a fire ravaged the Dillinger family's old homestead, killing Judd Dillinger and crippling his girlfriend. Most people blamed a serial arsonist who'd been seen around town. But strange things are happening in Prairie Creek, Wyoming, again. Will Be RewardedIra Dillinger, the family's wealthy patriarch, has summoned his children home for his upcoming wedding. Eldest son, Colton, and his siblings don't approve of their father's gold-digging bride-to-be. But someone is making his displeasure felt in terrifying ways, setting fires just like in the past. Only this time, there will be no survivors. In BloodAs fear and distrust spread through Prairie Creek, soon all the Dillingers, and those closest to them, are targets--and suspects. A killer has been honing his skill, feeding his fury, and waiting for the moment when the Dillingers come home--to die. . .

Snow Angels

by Fern Michaels Rosalind Noonan Marie Bostwick Janna Mcmahan

They bring joy, wonder--and all the happiness of the season. Let these delightful stories of love and miracles light up your holidays with cheer. . . "Snow Angels," by Fern Michaels The only way irresistibly handsome Olympic skier Max Jorgenson wants to spend Christmas is. . . alone. But when social worker Grace Landry stumbles into his log cabin during a snowstorm, an unexpected magic rekindles his heart, his hopes, and the sweetest of Christmas dreams. . . "The Presents of Angels" by Marie Bostwick Ex-Rockette Kendra Loomis doesnt regret giving up New Yorks bright lights to be a Vermont ministers wife. But their small towns Christmas countdown is becoming a major stress-fest--and the only way she can save the day is to prove that giving is the most precious gift of all. . . "Decorations" by Janna McMahan All Michelle Duncan wanted for Christmas was a new life. And by helping her ailing mother she found one--as manager of a charming holiday craft store. She never expected that the fringe benefits would be muscular sculptor Baxter Brow--and one last chance to make all her wishes come true. . . "Miracle on Main Street" by Rosalind Noonan New York City policeman Joe Cody and his wife Sheila cant afford much of a holiday for their two kids. Hes sure not expecting much yuletide joy while working on Christmas Day--until a desperate wish and several unexplainable events open his eyes to a wonderland of blessings and love. . .

Snow Angels

by Fern Michaels Rosalind Noonan Marie Bostwick Janna Mcmahan

They bring joy, wonder--and all the happiness of the season. Let these delightful stories of love and miracles light up your holidays with cheer. . ."Snow Angels," by Fern Michaels The only way irresistibly handsome Olympic skier Max Jorgenson wants to spend Christmas is. . .alone. But when social worker Grace Landry stumbles into his log cabin during a snowstorm, an unexpected magic rekindles his heart, his hopes, and the sweetest of Christmas dreams. . . "The Presents of Angels" by Marie BostwickEx-Rockette Kendra Loomis doesn't regret giving up New York's bright lights to be a Vermont minister's wife. But their small town's Christmas countdown is becoming a major stress-fest--and the only way she can save the day is to prove that giving is the most precious gift of all. . . "Decorations" by Janna McMahanAll Michelle Duncan wanted for Christmas was a new life. And by helping her ailing mother she found one--as manager of a charming holiday craft store. She never expected that the fringe benefits would be muscular sculptor Baxter Brow--and one last chance to make all her wishes come true. . . "Miracle on Main Street" by Rosalind NoonanNew York City policeman Joe Cody and his wife Sheila can't afford much of a holiday for their two kids. He's sure not expecting much yuletide joy while working on Christmas Day--until a desperate wish and several unexplainable events open his eyes to a wonderland of blessings and love. . .

Take Another Look

by Rosalind Noonan

When Jane Ryan discovers she's pregnant with twin girls, she faces a heart wrenching decision. On her own and unable to afford to care for both babies, she sees no choice but to keep one and give up the other for adoption. But fourteen years later, Jane's decision comes full circle. "Family is everything." It's one of the first things Isabel, the twin Jane gave up, says when they unexpectedly meet. Without warning, she and her adoptive mother have moved to the town where Jane and her daughter, Harper, live. But are they really family? In the throes of a willful adolescence, Harper is as sullen as Isabel is eager to please. Still, the sisters appear to bond quickly--until unsettling things begin to happen. Disturbing pranks, questionable accidents, strange ailments. Are the girls allies, or enemies? Is Harper acting out, or is Isabel not all she seems? Soon, Jane is convinced there is something darker at work than sibling rivalry. But who is to blame, and is this only the beginning? In a novel that is both suspenseful and deeply emotional, Rosalind Noonan explores the complex challenges of motherhood, and of truly knowing what lies in another's heart--even those we love best.

Too Hot For A Spy

by Rosalind Noonan Nan Rossiter Pearl Wolf

Worlds collide when the bold leader of England's male-only spy school faces off against a spoiled debutante determined to become the country's first lady spy. . . Resistance Is Futile. . . Lady Olivia Fairchild has always lived a life of luxury and ease, but she longs for the kind of intrigue that can't be found on a ballroom dance floor. Then Olivia learns she's been accepted as the first female student in England's prestigious spy school. But spy-training is far more grueling than Olivia ever imagined--and her dashing spymaster seems bent on banishing her from the school in record time. . . When Every Look Brings Them Closer. . . Sebastian Brooks believes women have no place within the dangerous world of espionage--and he's determined to oust Olivia by whatever means necessary. But even as Sebastian mercilessly taunts her, he finds the sight of Olivia's shapely body gallivanting on horseback is driving him wild. Olivia, too, can feel her longing for Sebastian heating up. Surrendering to her desire could be the most reckless move of her life--but resisting it may be impossible. . .

Up Close and Personal

by Fern Michaels Rosalind Noonan Holly Chamberlin

In Up Close and Personal, New York Times bestselling author Fern Michaels creates one extraordinary family who shows us the power of the loves we find, the loves we lose, and the ones we carry with us always. . . For generations, the Windsors have lived on the family's grand estate in Crestwood, South Carolina, as intertwined with local life as sweet tea and pecan pie. Now, on the anniversary of her daughter Emily's death, Sarabess Windsor believes she may be the last to carry the family name--unless she can find her second daughter, Trinity, who disappeared fifteen years ago. But the town has never forgotten her. . .especially not handsome lawyer Jake Forrest. Trinity swore never to return to Crestwood. But some ties--to a place, to a past, to the people we once were and dreams we once had--can never be fully broken. And as family secrets are revealed, and desires old and new come to light, Trinity may discover the one thing she never expected to find in Crestwood: a place to call home at last. "Tirelessly inventive and entertaining." --Booklist "Readers will root for the plucky heroine and her childhood friend Jake." --Publishers Weekly

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