Description : The story of three princesses with glass hearts. One got broken; one was badly cracked; but the heart that belonged to the youngest princess stayed intact, thanks to a young man who loved her enough to learn about glass. Sally Gardner has chosen to set the book in long-ago Venice. Every bit as original in its approach as THE FAIRY CATALOGUE, and told in her own unique and enchanting voice, it is a delicious story of love and kindness that has something for everyone whose heart was ever touched.
Description : This moving account of loss, grief, healing, and spiritual awakening is written and narrated by three individuals: Louise Brandson, Laura Brandson, and Rhiann Hosking. It traces the aftermath of the sudden death, in a horrific automobile accident, of a central figure in the three authors' lives - a husband, father, and grandfather, respectively. This book as well, is an empowering account of the journey through domestic abuse and ultimate triumphant over the life altering effects experienced by author Laura Brandson and family. Each individual describes her path from the initial shock through the grieving process toward healing and spiritual awakening. This work will appeal to those who have lost a loved one or lived through domestic abuse, and are searching for solace. At it's heart, this work explores the beautiful and mystical nature of life and life after death.
Description : Elly Kaufman is too young, too beautiful, and too intense to accept life on its own terms; instead, she creates havoc in the world around her In postwar Indianapolis, young dreamer Elly is navigating adolescence in a tight-knit family. Her search for truth leads her through a variety of experiences—and loves. To a famous architect, she is a symbol of undying youth; to a struggling actor, she is the unspoiled image of creative will; to an ex-GI, she is a thief; to a young musician, she is the source of inspiration. But what will Elly be to herself?
Description : Following her heart is more dangerous than just falling in love… Poisoned and left for dead, Bree's only hope is a heart of glass. She soon discovers the city is being tormented by the sister she left behind. With her trusted wolves by her side, Bree prepares herself for war, knowing it's the only way she can reclaim the city and restore order. Sister against sister, wolf against wolf, everything is at stake and the only thing that can persuade people to her side is to use the one thing she doesn't know how to control. Bree is determined to win but is she ready to pay the price? - Glass Heart is a standalone urban fantasy book with wolf shifters and a strong female lead. It includes a low heat reverse harem romance as a sub-plot to the fantasy sibling rivalry story line.
Description : REVENGE CAN BE ECSTASY. Irina Ismaylova is a sexual assassin, luring men and women to her bed...and their death. From St. Petersburg to Paris, she kills not for money or for pleasure, but under orders from the Russian mafioso who holds her in thrall. Desperate to buy back what is left of her shattered life, Irina must carry out one last mission.... Cate Cuevas is a special agent in Houston's FBI office. Devastated by her husband's death--and his betrayal--she has plunged into the most dangerous assignment of her career. But to succeed, she must form a secret and profoundly intimate alliance with the enemy: Irina Ismaylova. Two women. One a cop. The other a killer. For these two there is no right, no wrong, no rules. Only the truth...and terror. From the Paperback edition.
Description : When magazine writer Kate Donovan is assigned to profile the building and architectural firm of her first and only love, she heads back to the South Carolina Low Country to face the demons she left behind. Nothing about Danny Flannery’s life is what Kate thought it would be, and as the truth is revealed she longs for a big fat do-over. Danny’s made a success of his building firm but is hesitant to participate in a flashy magazine spread. He’s dead-set against it when he realizes the journalist sent to interview him is the only woman he’s ever loved and lost. Under pressure from his business partner, Danny agrees to sit down for an interview with the girl he once knew as Kat Fordham and realizes her name isn’t the only thing that’s changed. Everything he thought was true about the past is a lie. When Danny discovers Kate still wears the heart-shaped, sea glass necklace he made for her years ago, they clear the air and their passion reignites. But Kate’s still keeping secrets to protect their fragile new relationship. With her family estranged and her career on the line, will she come clean before Danny finds out the truth, and can Danny risk his heart again for the only woman he’s ever loved? Contemporary Romance, New Adult Romance, Second Chance Romance, Southern Romance, Romance, Women's Fiction
Description : Fans of Beautiful Creatures will fall head over heels for Glass Heart by Amy Garvey, with its blend of breathless suspense, passionate romance, and magic. In Cold Kiss, Wren Darby learned she had powers strong enough to bring her dead boyfriend back to life. She thought she had to keep these powers a secret from everyone, until she met Gabriel, a mind reader who instantly learned her deepest secret. In the sequel, Glass Heart, Wren is torn between her love for Gabriel and the rush of exploring her powers. When Gabriel warns Wren that her powers are getting out of control, Wren begins spending more time with Bay and Fiona, whose magic is wild, exhilarating—and dangerous. And by the time Wren realizes Gabriel was right, she may already have lost him.