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Someone Like Summer

by M. E. Kerr

A seventeen-year-old girl falls in love with a Latino immigrant in this powerhouse novel about taboo passion and interracial loveAnnabel Brown's first glimpse of the boy fated to change her life is on a soccer field near her home in the resort town of Seaview, Long Island. His name is Esteban Santiago, and he came to town as a member of a crew hired by Annabel's father, a widowed contractor. From the moment they see each other, Annabel and Esteban know they're meant to be together.They couldn't be more different. Annabel is a blue-eyed blonde from a wealthy family living a life of privilege and ease. Esteban is an illegal immigrant from Colombia. With both of their families violently opposed to the relationship, they have to sneak around, leaving love notes in library books and meeting secretly on the beach late at night. As the summer--and their romance--progress, racial tensions flare, threatening to turn this peaceful Hamptons town into a powder keg.Set against the backdrop of the Iraq War and Hurricane Katrina, Someone Like Summer has undertones of a modern-day West Side Story as it confronts issues of class, race, prejudice, and a love that transcends every stereotype.This ebook features an illustrated personal history of M. E. Kerr including rare images from the author's collection.

Someone Like Summer

by M. E. Kerr

The first time Annabel sees him he is playing soccer and the second time he is singing for tips at Jungle Pete's. He is Esteban-one of the immigrants her contractor father hires, part of an ever-growing community of Latinos in the Hamptons. Esteban's sister calls Annabel "flour face" and Annabel's father forbids her to see him. But despite family disapproval there are meetings on dark beaches, notes left in library books, and a romance that's as hot as summer.

Someone Like You (The Harrisons #2)

by Jennifer Gracen

A Zebra Shout Fresh New RomancePierce Harrison--yes, that Pierce Harrison, black sheep of the wealthy Harrison clan--has come home to his family's luxurious Long Island compound. The big question is why the dangerously sexy soccer star agreed to coach a kids' soccer team. His co-coach Abby McCord should be grateful. Instead she's fending off some seriously smoldering advances from the scandal-ridden athlete. Good thing bad boys are so not her type . . . Abby is definitely not lacking in passion, but the sweet-faced beauty needs to learn a thing or two about taking a team to the championship--and a whole lot about how to let a man into her once-broken heart. Pierce definitely knows how to make the moves, but will Abby trust that the bachelor the world has condemned as a scoundrel can settle down with the one woman who has taken hold of his heart?

Someone Like You

by Leigh Greenwood

When he finds the woman he loves in bed with his own father, Rafe Jerry leaves home, swearing never to return. But the terms of his father's will force him back to deal with the family ranch, the widow who betrayed him and a new love who can free him from the hurts of the past.

Someone Like You

by Shirley Hailstock

Does the perfect plan have a surprise ending? Wedding consultant Theresa "Teddy" Granville helps her clients plan lavish black-tie ceremonies, though her own love life is strictly casual. Her matchmaking mother's latest candidate, Adam Sullivan, may be sexy but besides being successful, they have little in common. Agreeing to a fake relationship to fool her mother could make both their lives easier. But their unexpected slow-burning kisses and scorching nights are anything but make-believe. Adam's "marriage pact" with Teddy was supposed to be a temporary arrangement. Suddenly he's realizing just how deeply he desires this intelligent, passionate woman. In business, he's known for taking big risks and reaping bigger rewards. Now he's playing for the highest stakes of all, hoping he can convince Teddy to trust him-and her heart-before she walks away forever....

Someone Like You: A Novel (Baxter Family Ser.)

by Karen Kingsbury

<P><P>One frozen embryo. Two families with life-long secrets. And a guy who never planned to fall in love again. Maddie Baxter West is shaken to the core when she finds out everything she believed about her life was a lie. Her parents had always planned to tell her the truth about her past: that she was adopted as an embryo. But somehow the right moment never happened. Then a total stranger confronts Maddie with the truth and tells her something else that rocks her world—Maddie had a sister she never knew about. <P><P> Betrayed, angry, and confused, Maddie leaves her new job and fiancé, rejects her family’s requests for forgiveness, and moves to Portland to find out who she really is. Dawson Gage’s life was destroyed when London Quinn, his best friend and the only girl he ever loved, is killed. In the hospital waiting room, London’s mother reveals that London might have had a sibling. The frozen embryo she and her husband donated decades ago. <P><P>When Dawson finds Maddie and brings her to Portland, the Quinns—her biological parents—welcome her into their lives and hearts. Maddie is comforted by the Quinns’ love and intrigued by their memories of London, who was so much like her. Is this the family and the life she was really meant to have? Now it will take the love of Dawson Gage to help Maddie know who she is...and to help her find her way home. <p><p><b>A New York Times Bestseller</b>

Someone Like You (An Oxford Novel)

by Lauren Layne

<P>Lauren Layne's bestselling Oxford Series continues with the poignant, heartwarming story of New York's most eligible bachelor, Lincoln Mathis, a man who's living a lie--until his dream woman takes away the pain. <P>Lincoln Mathis doesn't hide his reputation as Manhattan's ultimate playboy. In fact, he cultivates it. But behind every flirtatious smile, each provocative quip, there's a secret that Lincoln's hiding from even his closest friends--a tragedy from his past that holds his heart quietly captive. Lincoln knows what he wants: someone like Daisy Sinclair, the sassy, off-limits bridesmaid he can't take his eyes off at his best friend's wedding. He also knows that she's everything he can never have. <P>After a devastating divorce, Daisy doesn't need anyone to warn her off the charming best man at her sister's wedding. One look at the breathtakingly hot Lincoln Mathis and she knows that he's exactly the type of man she should avoid. But when Daisy stumbles upon Lincoln's secret, she realizes there's more to the charming playboy than meets the eye. And suddenly Daisy and Lincoln find their lives helplessly entwined in a journey that will either heal their damaged souls . . . or destroy them forever. <P><b>A New York Times Bestseller</b>

Someone Like You (Los Lobos #1)

by Susan Mallery

Jill Strathern left town for the big city and never looked back-until she returned home years later to run a small law practice. It turns out her childhood crush, Mac Kendrick, a burned-out LAPD cop, has also come back to sleepy Los Lobos. Even though Mac rejected her back in high school, Jill can't deny the attraction she still feels for him.Now Jill and Mac are tangled in enough drama to satisfy the most jaded L.A. denizens-Mafia dons, social workers, angry exes and one very quirky eight-year-old make even the simplest romance complicated. And it all goes to prove that when it comes to affairs of the heart, there's no place like home. An unlikely pair...but a perfect match.

Someone Like You: A Romance Novel

by Susan Mallery

Jill Strathern left town for the big city and never looked back-until she returned home years later to run a small law practice. It turns out her childhood crush, Mac Kendrick, a burned-out LAPD cop, has also come back to sleepy Los Lobos. Even though Mac rejected her back in high school, Jill can't deny the attraction she still feels for him.Now Jill and Mac are tangled in enough drama to satisfy the most jaded L.A. denizens-Mafia dons, social workers, angry exes and one very quirky eight-year-old make even the simplest romance complicated. And it all goes to prove that when it comes to affairs of the heart, there's no place like home. An unlikely pair...but a perfect match.

Someone Like You

by Karen Rock

You can't program love...or can you? Kayleigh Renshaw has come up with the idea for a brilliant "compatibility app," a new kind of matchmaking software. All she needs is a programmer to help her bring the idea to market...and she knows exactly who she wants. But Niall Walsh-a code whiz and her former best friend-has been avoiding her since he returned from Afghanistan. In spite of their history, and some sparks that go beyond friendship, he's proving reluctant.... Is it her, or is something darker holding him back?

Someone like you

by Nikita Singh Durjoy Datta

The hum of a motorbike. The uproar of the crowd in the stadium. The cheering and clapping. All fell silent Just the thumping of their hearts remained and a question “Were they going to lose him?” Thanks to the makeover by her sisters friends, the nerdy Niharika entered college more confident, more attractive. She meets the sweet, shy Tanmay, and the spoilt but lovely Pia and they become best friends. And when Akshat and she begin dating, life finally seemed to be falling in place. Except that it wasn't. Tanmay’s success in football had begun to change him. Akshat’s perfection seems like a front for something dark and sinister. And their college senior Karthik? His aggressiveness is a cover for his mysterious past. Someone Like You is a powerful and touching story of friendship, love and betrayal.

Someone Safe

by Lori L. Harris

CALLING 911 WAS NOT AN OPTIONFor Kelly Logan, staying one step ahead of the dangerous men whose ultimate goal was to keep her quiet-no matter the cost-seemed impossible on her own. Her only hope for survival rested on the strong, sinewy shoulders of investigator Nick Cavanaugh-the one man she had sworn never to trust again.Nick couldn't trust Kelly, but he owed her. And now she needed his help. He would protect her and clear her name, even if it meant facing their painful past-a history of deception and betrayal. But as the danger around Nick and Kelly escalated, so did their explosive attraction. Could they be falling in love all over again? Would they live long enough to find out...?

Someone Special

by Sheila O'Flanagan

SOMEONE SPECIAL by Sheila O'Flanagan is an enthralling novel about families, friends and finding love that should not be missed by readers of Emily Bleeker and Kerry Lonsdale.Romy Kilkenny loves her life in Australia - she has her dream job, a fun lifestyle, and best friend Keith who understands her better than anyone. Best of all, she couldn't be further from her family. But when a phone call summons her home at short notice, Romy's world is turned upside down. Romy has never fitted in, and with Keith too far away to give comfort, she feels like more of an outsider than ever. She also worries that the accidental half-kiss with Keith at the airport may have lost her the greatest friend she's ever had. What on earth has Romy let herself in for?

Someone to Care (A Westcott Novel #4)

by Mary Balogh

Once the Countess of Riverdale, Viola Kingsley throws all caution to the wind when adventure calls in the form of a handsome aristocrat. . . . <P><P>Two years after the death of the Earl of Riverdale, his family has overcome the shame of being stripped of their titles and fortune--except for his onetime countess, Viola. <P>With her children grown and herself no longer part of the social whirl of the ton, she is uncertain where to look for happiness--until quite by accident her path crosses once again with that of the Marquess of Dorchester, Marcel Lamarr. <P>Marcel Lamarr has been a notorious womanizer since the death of his wife nearly twenty years earlier. Viola caught his eye when she herself was a young mother, but she evaded his seduction at the time. <P>A prize that eluded him before, she is all the more irresistible to him now although he is surprised to discover that she is as eager now for the excitement he offers as he is himself. <P>When the two defy convention and run away together, they discover that the ties of respectability are not so easily severed, and pleasure can ensnare you when you least expect it. . . . <P><b>A New York Times Bestseller</b>

Someone to Hold (A Westcott Novel #2)

by Mary Balogh

<P>A reversal of fortune befalls a young woman in the latest Westcott novel from the New York Times bestselling author of Only a Kiss and Someone to Love. <P>Humphrey Wescott, Earl of Riverdale, has died, leaving behind a fortune and a scandalous secret that will forever alter the lives of his family—sending one daughter on a journey of self-discovery... <P>With her parents’ marriage declared bigamous, Camille Westcott is now illegitimate and without a title. Looking to eschew the trappings of her old life, she leaves London to teach at the Bath orphanage where her newly discovered half-sister lived. <P>But even as she settles in, she must sit for a portrait commissioned by her grandmother and endure an artist who riles her every nerve. <P>An art teacher at the orphanage that was once his home, Joel Cunningham has been hired to paint the portrait of the haughty new teacher. <P>But as Camille poses for Joel, their mutual contempt soon turns to desire. And it is only the bond between them that will allow them to weather the rough storm that lies ahead... <P><b>A New York Times Bestseller</b>

Someone to Honor (The Westcott Series #6)

by Mary Balogh

First appearances deceive in the newest charming and heartwarming Regency romance in the Westcott series from beloved New York Times bestselling author Mary Balogh.Abigail Westcott's dreams for her future were lost when her father died and she discovered her parents were not legally married. But now, six years later, she enjoys the independence a life without expectation provides a wealthy single woman. Indeed, she's grown confident enough to scold the careless servant chopping wood outside without his shirt on in the proximity of ladies.But the man is not a servant. He is Gilbert Bennington, the lieutenant colonel and superior officer who has escorted her wounded brother, Harry, home from the wars with Napoleon. Gil has come to help his friend and junior officer recover, and he doesn't take lightly to being condescended to--secretly because of his own humble beginnings.If at first Gil and Abigail seem to embody what the other most despises, each will soon discover how wrong first impressions can be. For behind the appearances of the once-grand lady and the once-humble man are two people who share an understanding of what true honor means, and how only with it can one find love.

Someone to Keep Me (Collars and Cuffs #3)

by K. C. Wells Parker Williams

Collars and Cuffs: Book ThreeEighteen-year-old Scott Keating knows a whole world exists beyond his parents' strict control, but until he gains access to the World Wide Web, he really has no idea what's out there. In a chat room, Scott meets "JeffUK." Jeff loves and understands him, and when he offers to bring Scott to the UK, Scott seizes his chance to escape his humdrum life and see the world. But when his plane touches down and Jeff isn't there, panic sets in. Collars & Cuffs favorite barman and Dom-in-training, Ben Winters, drops his sister off at the airport and finds a lost, anxious Scott. Hearing Scott's story sets off alarm bells, along with his protective instincts. Taking pity on the naïve boy, Ben offers him a place to crash and invites him to Collars & Cuffs, hoping his bosses will know how to help. Scott dreams of belonging to someone, heart and soul. Ben longs for a sub of his own. And neither man sees what's right under his nose.

Someone to Kiss

by Scotty Cade

Dane McCormick’s job negotiating leases and building out furnished office suites takes him all over the country. He stays until the job is done—and then he moves on. As satisfying as the job is, it leaves him no place to call home and no chance to build a personal life. After arriving in Greenville, South Carolina, for a job, a severe stomach virus knocks Dane for a loop. He finds a local urgent care clinic… and a tall, dark, and handsome doctor who goes well above and beyond his duties to treat Dane. The doctor’s bedside manner makes Dane forget all about his stomach flu. Carter Baldridge has dedicated his life to caring for others. Since graduating from medical school, he has spent all his time and energy building his urgent care business. But the morning he steps into his examining room and sees Dane McCormick on the table, he realizes it might be time to devote some attention to a part of life he has neglected. The spark is there, but so is a major obstacle in the form of Dane’s peripatetic lifestyle and a bad experience in Carter’s past. Both have to decide if the risk is worth the reward.

Someone to Love: A Darling, VT Novel

by Donna Alward

"The latest offering in the Darling, Vermont series is an emotionally poignant, can’t-put-it-down, opposites-attract tearjerker. A true treasure from page one to the beautiful, touching ending. Alward’s witty dialogue drives this powerful tale, but it’s her little boy costars and her paradoxical, damaged hero and heroine that make hearts sing and rule every page of this sweet and steamy love story." - RT Bookreviews Top Pick! on Someone to LoveSOME WISHES DO COME TRUEEthan Gallagher is a firefighter in Darling, Vermont, who followed tradition and pledged his love on the Kissing Bridge to ensure lifelong happiness. A few years later, he’s a widower with two rambunctious boys who no longer believes in magic. But even he has to admit that free-spirited Willow Dunaway fills him with wonder…and an attraction he cannot deny.Willow’s come back to Darling a different girl than the one who left after high school. Overcoming her past and owning her own business has made her into a strong, independent woman. Single dad Ethan appeals to her in a way she didn’t expect, even though settling down is the last thing on her mind. But after fire destroys the local food bank, the town rallies, and a fling between Ethan and Willow leads to unintended consequences. Can they find a way out of their heartbreak to make a home in each other’s hearts?

Someone To Love

by Mary Balogh

<P>The New York Times bestselling author of Only a Kiss launches a new series with the death of an earl and the revelation of a scandalous secret... <P>Humphrey Westcott, Earl of Riverdale, has died, leaving behind a fortune that will forever alter the lives of everyone in his family--including the daughter no one knew he had... <P>Anna Snow grew up in an orphanage in Bath knowing nothing of the family she came from. Now she discovers that the late Earl of Riverdale was her father and that she has inherited his fortune. She is also overjoyed to learn she has siblings. However, they want nothing to do with her or her attempts to share her new wealth. But the new earl's guardian is interested in Anna... <P>Avery Archer, Duke of Netherby, keeps others at a distance. Yet something prompts him to aid Anna in her transition from orphan to lady. As London society and her newfound relatives threaten to overwhelm Anna, Avery steps in to rescue her and finds himself vulnerable to feelings and desires he has hidden so well and for so long. <P><b>A New York Times Bestseller</b>

Someone to Love

by Norma Fox Mazer

Nina always thought that if just one person would love her perfectly and completely, she'd never be alone again Nina's the first person in her family to leave home and go to college. Maybe that's why she feels so isolated once she gets there, especially compared to some of the other students--like her roommates, who have been friends for so long they can finish one another's sentences. But it seems like her narrow, small-town past hasn't prepared her for this life in which everyone else knows things about the world that she doesn't. Afraid of falling behind in her classes, all Nina does is study and wonder if she'll always be this lonely. But then she meets Mitch. He introduces himself from the top of some scaffolding, taking a break from painting the house next door to hers. Their growing relationship frees Nina from her self-doubt--finally, someone to love who loves her back! Their togetherness is perfect . . . but can it stay that way forever?

Someone to Love

by Melissa de la Cruz

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Alex & Eliza, The Witches of East End, and the Descendants series comes a powerful and moving novel about learning to love yourself.Olivia “Liv” Blakely knows how important it is to look good. Her father is running for governor and Liv is thrust into the bright media spotlight. She has an image to uphold—to her maybe boyfriend, to her new friends and to the public, who love to find fault on social media.Liv’s sunny, charming facade hides an inner voice that will settle for nothing less than perfection. No matter who she has to give up, or what she has to lose, to achieve it. But as the high price of perfection takes a toll, Liv realizes that the love she feels for herself is more important than all the ‘likes’ in the world.In her most powerfully moving novel to date, #1 New York Times bestselling author Melissa de la Cruz explores anxiety, fear of judgement, and the most important thing of all: learning to love yourself.

Someone To Love

by Karen White-Owens

In One Moment Her Heart...The course of true love never runs according to plan, at least not for Shae Weitherspoon whose love life is in need of critical care. As a nurse practitioner her focus is always on others, especially patients and clinic staff. When drop-dead gorgeous James Daniels enters her life, their mutual attraction is unmistakable. Will she allow her heart to beat in rhythm with his?Finds Someone to LoveJames Daniels, like most sports agents, works at breakneck speed on one deal after another in the windy city of Chicago. While Shae's stunning beauty and her feisty spirit capture his soul, the demands of clients and friends threaten to derail their unbridled passion. Now, it's time to prove that he can place her foremost in his life. Will circumstances prevent James from loving Shae-the one woman whose heated caresses create irresistible desire...

Someone to Love Him

by Edward Kendrick

Luke Ryder has been doing whatever it takes to survive on the streets for the last three years. Then he meets Jourdain Laurent, a man who offers to help him get off the streets. Although wary of Jourdain's motives, Luke slowly accepts his help.Finn Macneil is aware of what is happening. He vows to save Luke from Jourdain's clutches, as he knows what will happen if he doesn't. After all, Finn's step-brother was destroyed by Jourdain.Will Finn be able to save Luke, and end Jourdain's existence? He prays he can, or the attraction he and Luke begin to feel for each other is doomed.

Someone To Protect Her

by Patricia Rosemoor

By day, these agents are cowboys; by night they are specialized government operatives. Men bound by love, loyalty and the law-they've vowed to keep their missions and identities confidential....THE MISSION: BODYGUARD-FOR A VIRGIN?Tough, wary Frank Connolly promised to deliver scientist C.J. Birch to a secret research facility, safe and sound. But when the stuffy intellectual Frank expected turned out to be one Cecilia Jane, innocent beauty, Frank smelled trouble. Only his highly tuned skills kept them alive when a kidnap attempt left them stranded, alone in the mountain wilderness.With a mercenary on their trail, Frank's mission was twofold: protect C.J. from those who would use her knowledge for evil and resist the awakening desire in the naive virgin's eyes. Because Frank knew too well how deadly personal involvement could be-and his feelings for C.J. were definitely personal...

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