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A shy Louisiana librarian fears she'll always be alone, so she answers an ad for a wife from a rancher in Montana.
Dianne is looking for a date for the Valentine's community dinner and pays Steve to take her. Will there relationship last more than one night?
-First time in print- A Mackenzie and a Manning marriage Under the mistletoe New York times bestselling author Linda Howard celebrates the holidays with a Mackenzie wedding-once Maris regains her memory, that is-in her brand-new novella, Mackenzie's Magic. Award-winning writer Debbie Macomber brings Those Manning Men and The Manning Sisters home for a mistletoe marriage as a single dad finally says "I do" in her exciting new story, Silver Bells. ^ The Wild West is where PriscillaRawlings ties the knot at the Double R Ranch in bestselling Linda Turner's new tale, A Wild West Christmas. Three brand-new holiday love stories... ^ by romance fiction's most beloved authors
Caroline's Child: Who's the father of Caroline Daniels' child? Everyone in town wants to know, but no one's ever asked--or ever will. The people of Promise are protective of Caroline and five-year-old Maggie. They care. Especially rancher Grady Weston, who's beginning to realize he more than cares... Dr. Texas: They call her Dr. Texas. She's Jane Dickinson, a newly graduated physician from California who's working at the Promise clinic- but just for a couple of years. They call him Mr. Grouch. Cal Patterson was left at the altar by his out-of-state fiancée, and he's not over it yet. Too bad Jane reminds him so much of the woman he's trying to forget!
This volume contains Navy Wife, Navy Blues and Navy Brat. In these three romances, men and women must balance love for each other with love for their country during their military deployment in the Navy.
Cain thrived on the challenge, the rush that came with putting his life in incredible danger. But then he saw Linette Collins and everything changed.
The mostly male population of Hard Luck, Alaska, is about to swell-because the O'Halloran brothers, who run a bush-plane charter service called Midnight Sons, have launched a campaign to bring women to their hometown. Daddy's Little Helper-Widower Mitch Harris figures the new teacher won't last until the first snowfall. But his seven-year-old daughter, Chrissie, has long-term plans for Bethany Ross. Chrissie's dad needs a wife, she needs a mom-and Bethany seems like the perfect candidate for both jobs! Because of the Baby-Matt Caldwell's latest scheme is to renovate the O'Hallorans' old lodge. He also plans to win back his ex-wife. But Karen Caldwell is furious with him, though she did react to him at his sister's wedding in an unexpected way. ... And now there's a baby coming!
Navy Woman Attorney Catherine Fredrickson loved her job at a submarine base in Washington, but her new boss, Royce Nyland, had her spirits sinking fast. He was distant but incredibly attractive. Struggling to keep afloat while caring for his daughter, Royce didn't need any more distractions. Though the laws of the sea deemed naval fraternizing taboo, how long could he resist romance? Navy Baby It was a night Hannah would never forget ... she is expecting the child of naval seaman Riley Murdock. Riley has been searching for Hannah for months - fate has finally reunited them. Determined to give his child the chance he'd never had, Riley marries Hannah. They had created the miracle of life together, but would that be enough to spark love? Navy Husband Shana Berrie, is her sister's official navy "parenting plan." That means she's in charge of her adorable niece Jazmine until her sis, Ali returns. Ali and Jazamine attempt to set Shana up with a family friend - Lt. Commander Adam Kennedy. Ali is not in the mood for a Navy husband, or is she?
Two of Macomber's previous books, "Return to Promise" where Cal and Jane Patterson have marital problems, and "Mail-Order Bride" where Caroline becomes Paul Trevor's bride in Gold River, Alaska
Debbie Macomber calls KNIT TOGETHER the project of her heart. Whenever she speaks, her theme is simple: don't be afraid to dream. God created us for a reason, and when we come to recognize our deepest longing, we can discover His plan for our lives. Full of encouragement and divine empowerment for women, the book centers around the Bible's assurance that God knits each one of us together in our mother's womb. Debbie deftly weaves her own story throughout the book, using the knitting theme of her most recent bestsellers to create metaphors that explore God's handiwork in creating us for a purpose.
Cameron loves his grandmother. She knows just what makes him tick. That's why he can't figure out why Grandma would send him a sweater--a truly terribly horrible sweater--for his birthday. Cameron pours mustard on his sweater. He puts it on his dog (in the rain). He even tries to send it to the thrift shop. But nothing works. Now Grandma is coming for the holidays, and Cameron has to wear her gift to him. But what's he going to say when she asks what he thinks about the sweater she made? With a sure hand and a light touch, worldwide bestseller Debbie Macomber and her new writing partner, Mary Lou Carney, reveal that what Grandma knit into Cameron's sweater is the greatest gift of all. Debbie and Mary Lou have included simple knitting instructions and an original knitting pattern for Cameron's sweater. You can find them at the back of this book.
In "Christmas Masquerade" by Debbie Macomber, a kiss changes everything. In "Snowbound" by Lisa Jackson, a man will go to any length to keep his woman safe.
Lorraine Dancy has just discovered that everything she believes about her father is a lie--starting with the fact that Thomas supposedly died years ago. Now she's learned that not only is he not dead, he's living in a small town south of the border. In the process of tracking him down, she manages to get framed for theft and pursued by the real thief, the police and a local crime boss. Her father's friend Jack Keller agrees to help her escape, although Lorraine's reluctant to depend on a man like him. Jack's every bit the renegade Lorraine thinks he is--an ex-mercenary and former Deliverance Company operative. He's also the one person who can guide her to safety. But there are stormy waters ahead, including an attraction neither of them wants to feel. An attraction that's as risky as it is intense--for both of them. The sooner he can get Lorraine home, the better!
The Twenty-First Wish by Debbie MacomberAnne Marie Roche and her adopted daughter, ten-year-old Ellen, have each written a list of twenty wishes-on which they included learning to knit. But Ellen has quietly added a twenty-first wish: that her mom will fall in love with Tim, Ellen's birth father, who's recently entered their lives....Coming Unraveled by Susan MalleryWhen Robyn Mulligan's dreams of becoming a Broadway star give way to longing for her childhood home, she returns to Texas, running her grandmother's knitting store. But the handsome, hot-tempered T. J. Passman isn't making it easy on her. If he can learn to trust Robyn, and overcome his tragic past, they just might discover a passion like no other.Return to Summer Island by Christina SkyeAfter a devastating car accident, Caro McNeal is welcomed by a community of knitters on Oregon's sleepy Summer Island. She also finds meaning and purpose in the letters she exchanges with a marine serving in Afghanistan. But when life takes another unexpected turn, will Caro pick up the threads of hope, opening her heart to wherever it takes her?
Aleksandr Berinksi is a Russian biochemist in the U.S. on a visa that is about to expire. Marriage will allow him to stay-marriage to Julia Conrad. If Julia's going to save her Seattle-based company, she needs him as much as he needs her. There's a Groom Wanted in Julia's life. And not just any groom!A billboard on the side of a Seattle road is common enough-but one advertising for a bride? It's Chase Goodwin's solution to the problem of finding a wife quickly, a wife to bring home to Alaska. Lesley Campbell has her own reasons for responding...and in no time she's the Bride Wanted in Chase's life!
On the anniversary of his beloved wife's death, Dr. Michael Everett receives a letter Hannah had written him.In it she reminds him of her love and makes one final request. An impossible request. I want you to marry again. She tells him he shouldn't spend the years he has left grieving-and she's chosen three women she asks him to consider.First on Hannah's list is her cousin, Winter Adams, a chef who owns a café on Seattle's Blossom Street. The second is Leanne Lancaster, Hannah's oncology nurse. Michael knows them both. But the third name is one he's not familiar with-Macy Roth.During the months that follow, he spends time with these three women, learning more about each of them...and about himself. Learning what Hannah already knew. He's a man who needs the completeness only love can offer. And Hannah's list leads him to the woman who can help him find it.
Debbie Macomber tells the story of a remarkable friendship--and tells it in a remarkable way. Between Friends is a story in which every woman will recognize herself. . . and her best friend. The friendship between Jillian Lawton and Lesley Adamski begins in the postwar era of the 1950s. As they grow up, their circumstances, their choices--and their mistakes--take them in virtually opposite directions. Lesley gets pregnant and marries young, living a cramped life defined by the demands of small children, not enough money, an unfaithful husband. Jillian lives those years on a college campus shaken by the Vietnam War and then as an idealistic young lawyer in New York City. Over the years and across the miles, through marriage, children, divorce and widowhood, Jillian and Lesley remain close, sharing every grief and every joy. There are no secrets between friends. . . .
Not long ago, the only adventures Lorraine Dancy experienced were in the movies--where the improbable becomes possible and the romantic becomes real. Now she's starring in her own version of Romancing the Stone--except that this is her life. Her adventure begins with a trip to Mexico's Yucatán coast to search for the father she doesn't remember. She finds him, all right. She also finds herself in trouble--framed for the theft of an artifact and pursued by the police, the thief and a local crime boss. Enter Jack Keller. Jack's a renegade who keeps to himself and makes his own rules. As a favor to Lorraine's father he helps her escape. In his boat. Just like The African Queen. But there are troubled waters ahead. . . including an attraction that's as risky as it is intense. Lorraine's not looking for another Brief Encounter, though. She wants her story to have a different ending altogether!
New to Blossom Street? Catch up on Debbie Macomber's beloved characters with our Blossom Street Bundle! Includes The Shop on Blossom Street, A Good Yarn, and Back on Blossom Street. Macomber is an adept storyteller. . . many will be entertained by this well-paced story about women finding happiness and fulfillment through their growing friendship. -Publishers Weekly on The Shop on Blossom Street
"The only woman who interests me is you. "--Russ Palmer, rancher When Taylor Manning accepts a teaching job in Cougar Point, Montana, she discovers that life there is very different from life in Seattle. So are the men! She soon notices a handsome, opinionated, stubborn rancher named Russ Palmer, and he notices her. In fact, they more than notice each other. . . After only a few months, Taylor's certain of one thing. Despite their conflicting backgrounds, she'd love to be The Cowboy's Lady. "I feel as if I've been waiting for you all my life. " --Cody Franklin, sheriff of Custer County The first day Christy Manning visits her sister, Taylor, she meets Sheriff Cody Franklin. To Christy's shock--and Cody's--they're immediately attracted to each other. Intensely attracted. There's a problem, though. Christy's engaged to someone else, someone back in Seattle. So what's the solution? See what happens when The Sheriff Takes a Wife. . .
Nell's cowboy: Nell Bishop, widowed mother of two children, is turning her property into a dude ranch. And one of her first guests is Travis Grant, an Easterner known for his books about the West. Her kids are crazy about him--and she could fall for him herself. But it's too soon for her. . . . Lone star baby: Wade McMillen might be a minister, but he's also a man. An unmarried and very attractive one. So is it as a man that he responds to Amy Thornton when she shows up in Promise, pregnant and alone? Or as a man of God? Maybe it's both. . . .
Mother-to-be Mary Jo Wyse arrives in Cedar Cove on Christmas Eve, searching for her baby's father. David Rhodes had said he'd be in town. But he isn't. Which leaves Mary Jo stranded, pregnant and alone. And there's no room at the local inn. . . . So Grace Harding brings Mary Jo home to her nearby ranch. She and her husband, Cliff, have a houseful of guests, but they offer her a room over their stable (currently sheltering the animals--including a donkey and a camel--for Cedar Cove's Nativity pageant!). When Mary Jo goes into labor that night, a young man named Mack McAfee, a paramedic, comes to her rescue, just as her brothers--the three Wyse men--show up in town. The people of Cedar Cove join them in celebrating the birth of baby Noel. But no one has more to celebrate than Mack. Because this Christmas brings him faith, hope and love. . .
Location: north of the Arctic Circle. Population: 150 (mostly men!) But the three O'Halloran brothers, who run a bush-plane charter service called Midnight Sons, are heading a campaign to bring women to town. Daddy's Little Helper Mitch Harris is a friend of the O'Hallorans, and he's responsible for law and order in Hard Luck. He's also the widowed father of a little girl--although he never talks about his marriage. But it's not long before seven-year-old Chrissie decides that her new teacher, Bethany Ross, is the perfect candidate for wife and mom! Because of the Baby Matt Caldwell, Charles O'Halloran's brother-in-law, is an easygoing charmer, still in love with his ex-wife. Karen's still in love with him, too. Her reaction to him the night of his sister's wedding certainly proved that . It also left her pregnant. . . . Now Matt wants her to marry him again--and not just because of the baby!
With Debbie Macomber's Cedar Cove Cookbook, you can relish the same superb meals found in Cedar Cove's households. Charlotte Rhodes, one of the series' most beloved characters, invites all fans of Cedar Cove, as well as anyone who enjoys classic home cooking, to join her in touring the town's kitchens as she shares more than 130 of her treasured family recipes. (And she's got plenty to tell you about the people of Cedar Cove, too!)You'll find such mouthwatering dishes as:-- Justine Gunderson's Grilled Salmon with Lime-Jalapeno Butter -- Teri Polger's Macaroni & Cheese -- Charlotte Rhodes's Cinnamon Rolls -- Olivia Griffin's Creamy Tarragon Chicken Salad -- The Pot Belly Deli's Broccoli & Cheese Soup in a Bread Bowl -- And many moreWhether you've just discovered the world of Cedar Cove or have devoured all the books, you can now partake of the town's culinary traditions and cook just like Charlotte, her family and friends!
Robin Masterson's ten-year-old son, Jeff, figures he needs a dog more than anything in the world. And there just happens to be one right next door! But the friendly black Lab belongs to Cole Camden, the unfriendliest man in the neighborhood. Still, Jeff persists&and soon his mom and Cole are looking at each other in a whole new way. "With first-class author Debbie Macomber it's quite simple -- she gives readers an exceptional, unforgettable story every time. " - ReadertoReader. com