Description : SOMETIMES, WHAT THE MIND CAN'T REMEMBER. . . Awakening in a hospital, Jarred Bryant has no recollection of the plane crash that nearly killed him. At first, all that remains familiar is the beautiful woman at his bedside: Kelsey-his soon to be ex-wife. Then come the fleeting, fragmented visions-terrifying visions that hint at a conspiracy involving those closest to Jarred. Are they shards of a paranoid imagination. . .or true memories of a hunted man? . . .THE HEART REFUSES TO FORGET Struggling to grasp the shadowy images that flutter just beyond his consciousness, Jared clings to a marriage that feels hopelessly shattered. Yet, mingling with the anger and regret in Kelsey's eyes, he glimpses a faint glimmer of passion that even the looming divorce hasn't extinguished. When a harrowing near-miss convinces Jarred that both their lives really are in danger, he knows he must somehow win back the trust of the woman he loved so passionately-and seems to have betrayed-in his still-elusive past. . .
Description : 'That night I lay in my new bed and the pain came. I thought about Irene. I would find her again. I had to.'Alan and Irene first met in a cold, regimented children's home when he was seven and she was nine. Both had lost their mothers when they were very young. When a car drew up outside the Home, Alan was staring out of the window, and when he saw the little girl step out onto the pavement, he knew, in that instant, that she was someone special.Over the next year the children were inseparable. But close friendships weren't encouraged and when theirs was discovered Alan was sent away without any explanation and no goodbye. He disappeared abruptly from Irene's life.Not Without You contains painful memories of loneliness, cruelty and a total lack of empathy with what it means to be young. But in this astonishing story, two children demonstrate the ultimate truth: that love will always find a way.
Description : From internationally bestselling author Harriet Evans comes an intriguing and fresh new novel about a famous modern-day actress whose fate becomes intertwined with a glamorous movie star from the 1950s who vanished many years earlier. HOW CAN THE WHOLE WORLD KNOW YOU WHEN YOU HARDLY KNOW YOURSELF? Sophie Leigh’s real name is Sophie Sykes. But she hasn’t been called that for years, not since she became an A-list movie star. Living in Los Angeles, she can forget all about the life she left behind in England. But she’s lost something of herself in the process, too. Glamorous 1950s starlet Eve Noel had none of Sophie’s modern self-confidence. She didn’t choose her name. A Hollywood producer did. In fact, he made all her decisions—what to wear, when to smile, who to love. Right up until the day she simply vanished from the spotlight. No one knows where she went, or why. As Sophie’s perfect-on-the-outside world begins to crumble, her present collides with Eve’s past. She must unravel the mystery around her idol’s disappearance before it’s too late for them both.
Description : Grad student, Lisa Richardson, scours the high country in search of her beloved boreal toad. The amphibian is in danger of extinction, a fate she is determined to change. Single-minded in her focus, Lisa doesn’t realize that she’s being followed by a mysterious stranger. Enter McIntyre Walsh. Ex-marine with a heart of gold, this man lives and breathes duty. Protection. Content with his self-exile on a mountaintop in Colorado, he inadvertently witnesses a female hiker in danger, a situation he cannot ignore yet is unable to rectify. When their paths cross, Lisa and Walsh refuse to stray from their avowed goals and carry on—despite the other. It isn’t until a killer ramps up his game that both are forced to relent. Battling the rugged terrain of the Rocky Mountains and an undeniable attraction between them, Lisa and Walsh must work together against the odds if they intend to get off the mountain alive.
Description : Collects two stories about law and love, including "The Law is a Lady," where filmmaker Phillip, after being pulled over by sheriff Victoria in Friendly, New Mexico, decides that the town is the perfect locale for his new film, and Victoria is the perfect woman for him.
Description : It is 2011, and all universities in North Korea have been shut down for an entire year, except for the all-male Pyongyang University of Science and Technology. This is where Suki Kim has accepted a job teaching English. Over the next six months she will eat three meals a day with her young charges and struggle to teach them to write, all under the watchful eye of the regime. Life at the university is lonely and claustrophobic. Her letters are read by censors and she must hide her notes and photographs not only from her minders but also from her colleagues, evangelical Christian missionaries, whose faith she does not share. As the weeks pass she discovers how easily her students lie, and how total is their obedience to Kim Jong-il. She also, bravely, hints at the existence of a world beyond their own: the internet, free travel, democracy, and other ideas forbidden in a country where torture and execution are commonplace. Yet her pupils are also full of boyish enthusiasm, with flashes of curiosity not yet extinguished. Without You, There Is No Us offers a moving and incalculably rare glimpse of life inside the world's most inscrutable country.
Description : Falling in love while you are prisoners in side-by-side cells, unable to so much as glimpse each other, is highly unlikely. But that is just what TV correspondent Kate Groen and army Lieutenant Efrem Chaudoir find themselves doing when they are held in a small jail deep within Iraq during the Gulf War.Not Without You is a sweeping, exciting romance as fresh as today's headlines--the story of a man and woman whose love is tested by time, sacrifice and endurance.
Description : Darr Xenobe is an officer with the Alliance and he crash-landed in a field in the state of Nebraska and was rescued by Shannon Taber. As Darr and Shannon finds love with each other Darr is rescued from Earth by his long time friend and fellow officers Dage and Leslie. Danger is also lurking behind the Rescues.
Description : One Year devotional to encourage readers to grow closer to God by living a life that is pleasing and acceptable to Him. Not Without You encourages prayer and self-study everyday of the year. Children of God cannot become who they were created to be if they do not spend time in God's presence. To spend time in His presence is to get to know Him and His purpose for our lives.
Description : Not without you...The Beginning...is a book of poetry written for married couples. It tells of the moments you share whether in the company of others; moments spent with each other or the lonely nights curled up in a corner all alone. It reveals the memories of the past, the passions of today and the hope of tomorrow. These are poems that reveal the thoughts that are so deep in your mind, that never get the chance to form words out of the mouth because of the former hurt from a possible first love who you thought was your only love. These are the poems that will cause you to turn back to God and give Him the glory that He deserves. These are poems of everyday life, that when you desire giving up, they will remind you the real reason you have each other. Every aspect of marriage in the beginning is shared, as you read, allow it to hit home; go ahead and shed the tears, laugh, rejoice and live again.... Vickie Rutledge
Description : In Jenny Han's follow-up to The Summer I Turned Pretty, Belly finds out what comes after falling in love. Now available in paperback!
Description : A story about a man who lost everything. His wife, his child, and his self respect. A story of abuse, a story of love, and a story about the ultimate loss of a heart, spirit and soul.
Description : Rowena Tipton isn't looking for a new life, just a new adventure, something to while away the months as her long-term boyfriend presses pause on their relationship before they become engaged. But when a chance encounter at a New York wedding leads to an audition for a coveted houseshare in The Hamptons - Manhattan's elite beach scene - suddenly a new life is exactly what she's got. Stretching before her is a summer with three eclectic housemates, long days on white sand ocean beaches and parties on gilded tennis courts. But high rewards bring high stakes and Rowena soon finds herself caught in the crossfire of a vicious intimidation campaign. Alone for the first time in her adult life, she has no-one to turn to but a stranger who is everything she doesn't want - but possibly everything she needs. The Summer Without You is a gorgeously escapist summer read from the Sunday Times bestselling author of Christmas at Tiffany's, Karen Swan.
Description : Two-time National Book Award nominee Melissa Fay Greene puts a human face on the African AIDS crisis with this powerful story of one woman working to save her country's children. After losing her husband and daughter, Haregewoin Teferra, an Ethiopian woman of modest means, opened her home to some of the thousands of children in Addis Ababa who have been left as orphans. There Is No Me Without You is the story of how Haregewoin transformed her home into an orphanage and day-care center and began facilitating adoptions to homes all over the world, written by a star of literary nonfiction who is herself an adoptive parent. At heart, it is a book about children and parents, wherever they may be, however they may find each other.
Description : Looking back I can see the steps I’ve already conquered in life. They depict places of heartaches as well as triumphs. My life is as it is – with ups and downs and curves and stops; with trials, disappointments and tragedies; with hope, love and peace. It’s necessary to reflect upon those moments – but unnecessary to stay in those moments. I am finally back on the journey that I am supposed to be on. I am willing now, more than ever, to step forward and be the person God created me to be and to live out His purposes while I still have breath on this earth. When I’m finished, He’ll take me home. That’s the story of my life. What’s yours?