By Debbie Macomber
Cedar Cove, Washington
Dear Reader, you do not know me but, yet in a couple of hours that is going to change.
You see, i am inviting you to my domestic and my city of Cedar Cove simply because i need you to fulfill my kin, buddies and associates. Come and listen to their stories—maybe even their secrets!
I need to admit that my very own secrets and techniques are beautiful open. My marriage failed a few years in the past, and i've a rather…difficult courting with my daughter, Justine. Then there is my mom, Charlotte, who has lots of evaluations and is always prepared to percentage them.
Here's an instance. i am a relatives courtroom pass judgement on and he or she loves to drop in on my court docket. lately i used to be listening to a divorce petition. In my mother's view, younger Cecilia and Ian Randall hadn't attempted challenging sufficient to make their marriage work—and i really agreed. So I rendered my judgment: Divorce Denied.
Well, you would not think the response! because of an editorial by way of Jack Griffin, the editor of our neighborhood paper (and a guy i would not brain seeing extra of), everyone's talking.
Cedar Cove—people like it and occasionally they depart it, yet they always remember it!
See you soon…
By Danielle Steel
In her fifty fifth bestselling novel, Danielle metal explores the seasons of a unprecedented friendship, weaving the tale of 3 undefined, lifelong pals, for whom a month’s vacation in St. Tropez turns into a summer time of swap, revelation, secrets and techniques, surprises, and new beginnings . . .
As Diana Morrison laid the desk for 6 at her stylish vital Park condominium, there has been no caution of what used to be to return. Spending New Year’s Eve jointly was once a sacred culture for Diana, her husband of thirty-two years, Eric, and their top acquaintances, Pascale and John Donnally and Anne and Robert Smith. the longer term regarded rosy because the long-time neighbors sipped champagne and talked of renting a villa jointly within the South of France the subsequent summer season. yet lifestyles had different plans . . .
Just weeks after New Year’s, tragedy moves the center in their shut circle, as Robert Smith suffers a unexpected, unforeseen loss. with no hesitation, Diana and Eric, Pascale and John rally to his part, united of their aid, love, and shared grief. confident swap of surroundings is simply what Robert wishes, they urge him to affix them at the Riviera in August. yet as they quickly observe, the ramshackle outdated mansion they rented in St. Tropez--sight unseen--is a ways diverse from the beautiful villa and sun-drenched gardens touted within the brochure. Cobwebs dangle from the ceiling. Beds cave in underneath them. All whereas a would-be housekeeper in a leopard-skin bikini and six-inch heels sashays during the apartment with a trio of yapping poodles at her heels. however the greatest shock of all is the girl Robert invitations to the villa as his guest--a wonderful, much-younger movie actress with mile-long legs and a million-dollar smile. Diana and Pascale hate her on sight. however the males are dazzled. And amid the crumbling furnishings and the wonderful sunsets, the strained relationships and the acts of forgiveness, extra surprises are in shop for the villa’s occupants. With the final days of summer time quickly imminent, each one couple reveals themselves altering in unforeseen methods, as previous wounds are healed, new love chanced on, and miracles unfold...all underneath the marvelous solar of St. Tropez.
By turns clever and relocating, heartbreaking and wickedly humorous, Danielle Steel’s new novel is ready forgiving with no forgetting, concerning the sorrow that shadows our lives and the wish that saves us. And it truly is approximately once-in-a-lifetime friendships . . .the type that heal, maintain, and alter us forever.
From the Hardcover edition.
By Jeaniene Frost
Half-vampire Catherine Crawfield goes after the undead with a vengeance, hoping that this kind of deadbeats is her father—the one liable for ruining her mother's lifestyles. Then she's captured by way of Bones, a vampire bounty hunter, and is compelled into an unholy partnership.
In trade for locating her father, Cat is of the same opinion to coach with the attractive evening stalker until eventually her conflict reflexes are as sharp as his fangs. She's surprised she does not turn out as his dinner—are there truly good vampires? lovely quickly Bones could have her confident that being half-dead does not must be all undesirable. yet earlier than she will be able to take pleasure in her newfound prestige as kick-ass demon hunter, Cat and Bones are pursued by means of a bunch of killers. Now Cat should select an aspect . . . and Bones is popping out to be as tempting as any guy with a heartbeat.
By Dean Koontz
From a most sensible mystery govt laboratory come genetically altered existence types. One is a powerful puppy of unbelievable intelligence. the opposite, a hybrid monster of a brutally violent nature. And either are at the loose…Bestselling writer Dean Koontz offers his so much terrifying, dramatic and relocating novel: The explosive tale of a guy and a lady, stuck in a continuing typhoon of mankind’s darkest production…
By Dinah McCall
Haunted via the psychic skills inherited from her mom, Laurel Scanlon seeks safe haven at Mimosa Grove, an outdated Louisiana property she has acquired as a legacy from her maternal grandmother. yet there she encounters not just the good-looking Justin Bouvier, but in addition heartbreaking tragedy from the previous.
By Emily Gould
Ever the sufferer of friendship, Luke seeks out rugby participant and fellow scholar Josh with the reason of asking him out on behalf of a chum. In a second of panic, he by accident asks Josh to head out with him as a substitute. totally watching for to be punched via Josh and his fellow jocks, Luke is dumbfounded whilst Josh as a substitute says yes—leaving Luke with totally no suggestion what to do, along with run away to panic in different places and check out to determine what to do approximately his unforeseen date.
By Kaylin McFarren
A hidden treasure below the ocean reunites ex-lovers determined to save those they price such a lot in Kaylin McFarren's award-winning romantic suspense novel, Severed Threads.
Believing herself answerable for her father's fatal diving coincidence, Rachel Lyons has withdrawn from the area and assumed a safe place at a beginning place of work. while known as upon by way of a museum director to assist Trident Ventures with the restoration of a beneficial relic from a sunken Chinese service provider send, she has no purpose of cooperating - particularly after discovering her former love curiosity is involved. But Rachel quickly realizes she has no selection when a drug-dealing gangster kidnaps her brother and calls for million cash for his secure go back. for you to rescue him and achieve regulate over her existence, she must not basically conquer her maximum fears, but in addition scouse borrow the Heart of the Dragon out from lower than Chase Cohen - an identical cursed relic that's keeping the museum director's existence in peril.
With 3 lives now at the line, together with her own, Rachel needs to relive the conditions that bring about her father's dying. Will she achieve Chase's belief and recuperate the Mai Le treasure in time or will they both die trying?
By Amanda Quick
From a powerful ballroom ablaze with lighting fixtures to a majestic kingdom apartment steeped in shadows comes a wide ranging story of an impetuous miss--and a fondness that ends up in peril...
At 5 and twenty, Prudence Merryweather knew rather well tht hazards a girl took by way of vacationing a gentleman at midnight. yet bearding the infamous Earl of Angelstone in his den was once the single option to cease him from attractive her hot-headed brother in a duel. And that was once why she came across herself ushered into Sebastian's frobidding presence at 3 int the morning--and completely kissed earlier than dawn.
She was once a country-bred innocent--and an interesting event for a guy who dwelt extra within the shadows than within the sunshine. but as her boldness drew Prue into one harmful episode after one other, Sebastian came upon himself torn among a raging starvation to own her and a using have to shield her. And the reckless good looks may quickly desire all of the safety she may well get...