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A professor of physics, Jackson Tate can prove mathematically that the universe is governed by specific laws. He can explain why planes fly and how matter interacts. But he can't explain why his wife and two children were taken away from him in a tragic car accident, or how loss and despair can destroy a man's belief in love. Haunted by memories of happier times-and a terrible, lonely secret- he heads aimlessly out on the open road...and finds a woman whose pain is almost as great as his. Now he must discover whether she can help him heal-or if he has the courage even to try. ...
This is life, not a rehearsal. . . When River auditions for a part in an inter-school performance of Romeo and Juliet, she finds herself smitten by Flynn, the boy playing Romeo. River believes in romantic love, and she can't wait to experience it. But Flynn comes from a damaged family - is he even capable of giving River what she wants? The path of true love never did run smooth. . .
When they aren't in college yet themselves, what could be cooler than going to see their friends on campus? Now both Christopher and Lucas are working three jobs. Zoey is a little nicer to Lucas, but she's not speaking to him yet. Christopher misses his fiancée, Aisha, so they're driving to Boston for relaxation and reunion. Ben, fearing he'll lose his vision, needs to see his eye doctor in Boston and Nina's been invited to visit Claire at MIT. They aren't sure how they'll get along on the drive since they broke up, but they are taking a chance. Jake still doesn't have housing, but he'll be glad to see all of them. Claire is busy showing her island friends Paolo isn't right for her, but they get along with him so well Claire is beginning to think she could fall for him. Aisha's steamed that her pretty roomie keeps coming on to Christopher so their time together is less than romantic, and Ben and Nina discover how at ease they feel together. There's a lot brewing on campus in the next to last book in the Making Out Series. The island's friends and lovers are feeling new desires, and having new experiences and being forced to grow up on and off the island. Follow their good and bad behavior, and their loves and losses through all of the books in the Making Out series available from Bookshare including, #1 Zoey Fools Around, #2 Jake Finds Out, #3 Nina Won't Tell, #4 Ben's In Love, #5 Claire Gets Caught, #6 What Zoey Saw, #7 Lucas Gets Hurt, #8 Aisha Goes Wild, #9 Zoey Plays Games, #10 Nina Shapes Up, #11 Ben Takes A Chance,#12 Claire Can't Lose, #13 Don't tell Zoey, #14 Aaron Lets Go, #15 Who Loves Kate?, #16 Lara Gets Even, #17 Two Timing Aisha, #19 Kate Finds Love, #20 Never Trust Lara, #21 Trouble With Aaron, #22 Always Loving Zoey, #23 Lara Gets Lucky, #24 Now Zoey's Alone, #25 Don't Forget Lara, #27 Falling for Claire, and last, #28 Zoey Comes Home.
Falling in love is one of life's greatest joys.So imagine the endless joy of falling head over heels for God. Falling in love is one of the most magnificent experiences of human life. Remember what it feels like? How it happens? You spend time with that special someone, get to know each other, and then one day find yourselves so intimately connected it is as though your souls have become intertwined.Compare that experience with your current relationship with God. Why doesn't it feel just as passionate, just as wonderful? Gary Moon believes it can.If you're not head over heels in love with God, you're missing out on an incredible experience-but you're not without hope. Falling for God will inspire you to pursue a passionate, intimate relationship with a God who-even though he doesn't need anything from you-wants more than anything to be united with you.Through Bible study, personal meditation, and classic spiritual exercises, you'll discover how to experience this loving connection with the lover of your soul. The journey will take you through honest conversation and active communion to a deeper experience of intimate union with God. Falling for God will move you to embrace an all-out passion for joyful and abundant living.From the Trade Paperback edition.
First comes love, then comes marriage...At least, that was Gracie's plan at the ripe old age of fourteen. She loved eighteen-year-old heartthrob Riley with a desperation that made her a town legend. Even now that she's all grown up, the locals in sleepy Los Lobos won't let her forget her youthful crush.And how can she, when she's face-to-face with Riley at every turn? The onetime bad boy has come back to town seeking respectability-but the sparks that fly between them are anything but respectable! Gracie's determined to keep her distance, but when someone sets out to ruin both their reputations, the two discover that first love is sometimes better the second time around.
Meet Ophelia: a blonde, beautiful high-school senior and long-time girlfriend of Prince Hamlet of Denmark. Her life is dominated not only by her boyfriend's fame and his overbearing family, but also by the paparazzi who hound them wherever they go. As the devastatingly handsome Hamlet spirals into madness after the mysterious death of his father, the King, Ophelia rides out his crazy roller coaster life, and lives to tell about it. In live television interviews, of course.Passion, romance, drama, humor, and tragedy intertwine in this compulsively readable debut novel, told by a strong-willed, modern-day Ophelia.
Dedicated doctor Julie McKenzie is dumbstruck by her new boss. Plastic surgeon Pierre Didier's sexy accent, striking looks and professional expertise make him the most gorgeous man she has ever met! However, Pierre also has a reputation as a playboy--the kind of man Julie knows would never look twice at her. Julie is the last woman Pierre should allow himself to become involved with. If she falls in love it will be for keeps, and forever is the one thing he cannot give her. Yet Pierre is drawn to shy, pretty Julie, and he vows to make her feel like the beautiful woman she really is...
When Claudia Parrish's partner-and lover-dies, she figures "happily ever after" just isn't going to happen. A year later, she's assigned another partner and before long, begins to wonder if she might have a chance, after all. Gavin Monaghan is the new guy in the Homicide Unit. He's a good detective with plenty of experience. Except he's not really who he says he is. He's an undercover Internal Affairs agent assigned to find the cop responsible for the evidence tampering that's allowing criminals to walk. Gavin knows he has to do whatever it takes to find the one bad cop. But that might just mean gaining Claudia's trust only to betray her.
Hard Luck, Alaska-a Town that Needs Women!Location: 50 miles north of the Arctic Circle. Population: 150 (mostly men)-but growing! Because the O'Halloran brothers, who run a bush-plane charter service called Midnight Sons, are heading a campaign to bring women to Hard Luck!Christian O'Halloran-The youngest O'Halloran brother. Charming, handsome, clever. He loves the company of women-but please keep him away from Mariah Douglas! She's the secretary at Midnight Sons and she drives him crazy. She loses his messages, misplaces his files and generally creates chaos around him. What he can't understand is why no one else has a problem with her. And why, despite everything, he can't get her out of his mind....Mariah Douglas-Life in Alaska is an adventure for her. For the first time, she's taking risks, learning about survival, making new friends. Falling for Christian O'Halloran is an adventure, too-one that her heart might not survive!
Landlocked in Manhattan, rough-and-ready seaman Zackary Muldoon needed a street-smart, two-fisted attorney to save his kid brother's delinquent hide. What he got was a long-legged lady lawyer clad in sophisticated silks. Public defender Rachel Stanislaki made Zack's blood boil...and his loins ache.No endless voyage had ever had him hungering for a female the way one day in court with this woman did. He'd have to give Rachel a wide berth...before she trimmed his sails forever...and anchored him with unquenchable desire.
Toni Aleo's sexy new eBook original novella featuring the Nashville Assassins will have you believing in the power of love at first sight . . . and second sight . . . and third. After serving as a dutiful bridesmaid in the wedding from hell, Aynslee Shaw just wants to slink home to Nashville and forget the whole trip. That is until the hottest guy she's ever seen is seated next to her on the flight and charms her with his easy laugh and killer smile. But just when she thinks things are getting good, he vanishes, leaving Aynslee wondering, was that guy the one? And did she just let him slip through her fingers? Former superstar goalie Jordan Ryan is back on the ice--finally. After a crippling knee injury that had him wondering if he'd ever play pro hockey again, he's got his full attention on rebuilding his career. So a pretty--okay, beautiful--girl on a plane shouldn't be a distraction. But Jordan is very, very distracted. And when Aynslee crosses his path again, he's not sure any job in the world is worth missing his second chance with a woman like her.Praise for Toni Aleo's Nashville Assassins romances "Aleo melts the ice and hits it into the net with her Assassins series."--Award-winning author Jami Davenport "Taking Shots is really the whole package. You get romance, humor, steamy sex, drama, and then it all wraps up with a great conclusion. I am amazed that this is Toni's first book. She has come out in a huge way. I can't wait to read more from her. Don't hesitate for a moment to grab this book."--Guilty Pleasures Book Reviews "A little steamy, a little heartbreaking, and a whole lot of fanning yourself are in order this time around, readers. Are your cheeks feeling a little pink yet? Get used to the feeling."--Dreaming in the Pages, on Trying to Score "Empty Net is an honest, heartwarming, endearing story. . . . Toni Aleo doesn't just write a story. She gives you the ability to experience the journey of her characters right along with them. Her stories are enveloped with passion, emotion, humor, love; and let me tell you, that girl knows how to write a sex scene that just makes you sweat!"--Guilty Pleasures Book Review "Sexy and riveting . . . the perfect combination of love and lust."--USA Today bestselling author Heidi McLaughlin, on Blue Lines "Funny, charming, sweet, sexy . . . [Falling for the Backup] has everything you want in a story."--Blushing Reader Includes a special message from the editor, as well as an excerpt from the Loveswept title Empty Net.
Love or betrayal Infiltrating millionaire Michael Hamilton's business empire took all of Amber's acting skills, but the thought of avenging her stepsister drove her on. Michael was a stickler for efficiency while Amber had never worked in an office in her life! She looked the part as his unflappable new personal assistant, but how would Amber's scatty ways match up to such an exacting boss? A business trip to Amsterdam would put her to the test--they'd be working closely together, day and night! But the demands of the job were not her only concern. How was Amber going to stop herself from falling for the man she had set out to betray?
KATE LAWSON IS A RUNAWAY BRIDE And she's incredibly grateful when Jack Bradley offers her a job on his apple farm. Working side by side in the orchards with her best friend's brother seems like the perfect way to get over her disastrous engagement. Until Kate finds herself falling hard for the handsome farmer. Jack Bradley knows city-girl Kate isn't here to stay. Yet suddenly he's imagining a life with her in the country. When Kate considers going back to the city, can Jack find a way to show her that her real home is here on the farm, by his side?
There's something achingly familiar about the look in fire marshal Chad Owens's eyes. Widowed mom Jeannie Nelworth knows firsthand what it is: loss, hurt and yes-bitterness. Ever since the fire that changed their lives, Jeannie's young son has borne that same look, pushing everyone away. So she's grateful when Chad tries to get through to the boy with the help of his trusty fire station dog.But the man who's all about safety and prevention keeps himself protected-from loving and losing again. Seems as if Jeannie will have to add his kind, guarded heart to her rebuilding efforts.
Working for the Forest Service, Tanner Bohlman knows the dangers of Idaho's untamed lands and rivers. It's certainly no place for a dainty woman like widowed mother Zoe Lawton, even if she is a capable marine biologist. But Zoe is new in town and could use a guide. When Tanner discovers her young son has never been fishing, he quickly becomes a father figure. Suddenly one sweet child and a woman with more grit than he gave her credit for are tugging on this man's heartstrings. And before long, he's questioning his vow never to love again.
THE ONLY MAN TO SEE BEYOND HER COLD BEAUTY... Disgraced lady Charity West lives in the dark world of the city's seedy underbelly. She's used and abused, yearning for freedom, and her distrust of men runs deep...until she meets Highland rogue Logan Gilvry. Whisky runner Logan lives outside the law and is used to looking danger in the eye. Charity may just prove to be his most dangerous challenge yet. Her beauty is unrivaled, but it's her fire that lures Logan. He'll do anything to save Charity-even face her inevitable betrayal.... The Gilvrys of Dunross Capturing Ladies' Hearts Across the Highlands
Go-getter businesswoman Jenny Hunter was used to living life on her own terms, and there was little the beautiful, brainy blonde couldn't conquer. But with her career skyrocketing, she'd decided to put love on the back bruner-- except for a little innocent flirtation with a hunky loner at her neighborhood Laundromat. Although Liam McCree had nursed a crush on Jenny for months, the wannabe Web entrepreneur was convinced he was no match for the woman of his dreams. But when she faced an unexpected health crisis, Liam was there to boost Jenny's spirits and to send her heart rate soaring in the process. Would these two opposites find that love was truly the best medicine?
The good doctor After his father's death, successful doctor Peter Wilder faced off against a formidable enemy: a huge conglomerate vying to take over the small-town hospital his family had run for years. At least Peter knew he had every single member of the board of directors on his side for the fight of his life. Except for one. Beautiful, brainy Bethany Holloway was on a mission to bring Walnut River into the future--with or without Peter Wilder. But to her surprise, the heated arguments between her and the good doctor sparked an unmistakable fire of attraction. Would Bethany give Dr. Wilder a taste of bitter medicine--or take over his heart?
It would be an engagement of convenience, nothing more. Princess Rebecca Marconi needs to stop her father from pressuring her into an arranged marriage. Logan Buchanan needs her royal influence to secure key business contracts in her European island nation. These total opposites agree to limit themselves to carefully timed public displays of affection-yet Logan's thoughts keep straying to hot, sexy and private scenarios with his fake fiancée. Soon, the earthy Chicago millionaire has this proper princess giving him the keys to her castle...so he can unlock the pent-up passion no protocol will deny.
Getting the scoop on the rebellious Falcon!Journalist Perdita Hanson has a reputation for getting the best scoops in the business! She's on a mission to get the gossip at the Falcons' latest glitzy wedding when she bumps into one of the notorious Falcon brothers....In order to get behind the closely guarded doors of this infamous family, Perdita accepts Leonid's spontaneous offer of being his date!Perdita never expects to fall for the roguish Leonid, but when he discovers who she really is, their sparks of attraction turn to fireworks of betrayal! Can their budding romance ever recover?
Love Is Never Where You Expect.... Though she once fled from Pinewood, Sadie Spencer can't stay away when her ailing grandparents need her. But she never expected to come face-to-face with the brother of the man who caused her to leave town. Sadie doesn't care how honest or kind Cole Aylward may seem-she isn't about to let him continue managing her family's business. Cole has worked hard to prove he's nothing like his brother. All he wants is to try to make up for the hurt Payne caused her family. But slowly Sadie's quiet determination and bravery helps him face his own fears. Can Cole convince her he's a man worthy of the trust she longs to give?
After real-estate mogul Alan Barrett first laid eyes on Lisa Sanders, he couldn't keep the intriguing-- and much younger--office manager from his mind. When Lisa was tapped to assist with a lucrative deal, the sparks between the two soon burned as bright as the stars over Alan's ranch. Lisa wanted all the business experience she could get. What shedidn'tcount on was negotiating a chemistry with Alan unlike any she'd ever felt before. And Lisa was also hiding secrets of her past, a past that was in plain view. Would her love for Alan propel her into the future. . . or leave her shackled to what she just couldn't leave behind?
Disability politics in space. Disability politics in outer space. Same setting as the Vorkosigan Saga, but set approximately 200 years before Miles is born.
There are some people in this world who are a little more aware, a little more in tune with what's happening around them. Isabelle Bean is one of those people, and when she sits in her regular, average classroom, listening to an odd buzzing sound and feeling as if she is teetering on the edge of the universe...she is not too far from the truth. Like Alice falling through the looking glass, Isabelle soon finds herself in a parallel universe, where she's mistaken for a witch, then finds out that her grandmother is a witch, then finds out she isn't, but no one believes her, which is the whole reason Isabelle has tumbled into this world--to straighten everyone out on the witch and non-witch business. Oh, and to find a true friend. Dowell's fantasy debut is, yes indeed, entrancing.hat Isabelle is a witch -- and not just any witch, but the witch! From Edgar Award-winning author Frances O'Roark Dowell comes the unlikely story of Isabelle Bean--an ultimate misfit, an outsider extraordinaire, and not a witch!
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