All the Breaking Waves

All the Breaking Waves

"After a harrowing accident tore her family apart, Molly Brennan fled from the man she loved and the tragic mistake she made.

Author: Kerry Lonsdale

Publisher: Lake Union Publishing

ISBN: 1503941833

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From the bestselling author of "Everything We Keep" comes a gripping tale of long-buried secrets, the strength of forgiveness, and the healing power of returning home for good. After a harrowing accident tore her family apart, Molly Brennan fled from the man she loved and the tragic mistake she made. Twelve years later, Molly has created a new life for herself and her eight-year-old daughter, Cassie. The art history professor crafts jewelry as unique and weathered as the surf-tumbled sea glass she collects, while raising her daughter in a safe and loving environment something Molly never had. But when Cassie is plagued by horrific visions and debilitating nightmares, Molly is forced to return to the one place she swore she d never move back to home to Pacific Grove. A riveting exploration of love, secrets, and motherhood, "All the Breaking Waves" is the poignant story of a woman who discovers she must confront her past, let go of her guilt, and summon everything in her power to save her daughter. "
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No More Lies

No More Lies

After years of constantly relocating due to a secret no one must ever know, successful animator Jenna Mason concedes to her son Josh's request to put down roots until a reporter causes her world to come crashing down around her, resulting ...

Author: Kerry Lonsdale

Publisher: Lake Union Publishing

ISBN: 1542019079

Category: Fiction

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Secrets and lies shadow a woman on the run in the second novel in the No More trilogy by Amazon Charts and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Kerry Lonsdale. Jenna Mason's life seems perfect: a successful career as an animator, a town house near the beach, and an adoring son, Josh, whose artistic talent looks as promising as his mother's. But there's something nobody realizes about Jenna. She used to be Lily Carson, a young mother on the run from a secret no one must ever know. After years of constantly relocating, Jenna concedes to her son's request to settle down. He wants to make friends. He wants some stability. He wants to feel normal. She convinces herself they're safe. Until a reporter discovers who Jenna really is, bringing her estranged father to her doorstep. When he threatens to expose her carefully fabricated life for the lie that it is, Jenna has no choice but to run again. But just as she's about to go off the grid, Josh disappears, forcing Jenna to seek out the one person she never thought she'd see again: Josh's father.
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Side Trip

Side Trip

Singer-songwriter Dylan Westfield has a serious case of wanderlust and a broken-down car. Stuck at a diner between LA and Flagstaff, he meets Joy, his complete opposite. She's energetic. He's moody. She's by the book. He's spontaneous.

Author: Kerry Lonsdale

Publisher: Lake Union Publishing

ISBN: 1542016967

Category: Fiction

Page: 334

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An unforgettable and breathtaking novel of love, loss, and the unexpected routes that life takes from Amazon Charts and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Kerry Lonsdale. With her deceased sister's Route 66 bucket list in hand, California girl Joy Evers sets out on a cross-country road trip to meet up with her fiancé, checking off the bullets along the way. Singer-songwriter Dylan Westfield has a serious case of wanderlust and a broken-down car. Stuck at a diner between LA and Flagstaff, he meets Joy, his complete opposite. She's energetic. He's moody. She's by the book. He's spontaneous. She believes in love at first sight. He thinks love is a complicated mess. But Joy has a brand-new convertible. They strike a deal. She'll drive him to New York. He'll pay for gas. Only three rules apply: no exchanging of last names; what happens on the road, stays on the road; and if one of them wants to take a side trip, they both must agree. A heart-stirring love story that spans a decade, Side Trip explores what-if. What if Joy and Dylan had exchanged last names? What if he'd told her she made him believe love was worth the risk? And what if they hadn't made that second deal when they couldn't say goodbye?
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No More Secrets

No More Secrets

He takes off, only to cross paths with Shiloh Bloom--fifteen, homeless, and, like Lucas, escaping the past. All Lucas sees in her is the little sister he neglected. Believing this is his chance to absolve past mistakes, he takes Shiloh in.

Author: Kerry Lonsdale

Publisher: Lake Union Publishing

ISBN: 1542019109

Category: Fiction

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A young man seeks redemption from his past in the third novel from the No More trilogy by Amazon Charts and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Kerry Lonsdale. After serving six months in a juvenile detention center, Lucas Carson returns home irrevocably changed by what happened there. Traumatized, Lucas shuts himself out from everyone he loves, even his younger sister, Lily, who ran away from home when she was pregnant at sixteen. When Lily resurfaces years later, Lucas can't cope with his guilt about not being there for her. He takes off, only to cross paths with Shiloh Bloom--fifteen, homeless, and, like Lucas, escaping the past. All Lucas sees in her is the little sister he neglected. Believing this is his chance to absolve past mistakes, he takes Shiloh in. He gives her food and shelter. She gives him a purpose. Together they invent a background for her and form a bond. But the risk of discovery grows. Lucas's sisters aren't the only ones looking for him. So are Shiloh's mother and the police. If Lucas wants to heal and have a future, he must stop running and face everything he's left behind.
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Everything We Give

Everything We Give

Brimming with suspense, mystery, and romance, Everything We Give brings to a powerful close the gripping series of love, lies, and the secrets families keep.

Author: Kerry Lonsdale

Publisher: Lake Union Publishing

ISBN: 1503902315

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From the author of Everything We Keep comes the final novel in the Amazon Charts and Wall Street Journal bestselling Everything Series. Brimming with suspense, mystery, and romance, Everything We Give brings to a powerful close the gripping series of love, lies, and the secrets families keep. Award-winning photographer Ian Collins made only one mistake in life, but it cost his mother her freedom and destroyed their family, leaving Ian to practically raise himself. For years he's been estranged from his father, and his mother has lived off the grid. For just as long, he has searched for her. Now, Ian seemingly has it all--national recognition for his photographs; his loving wife, Aimee; and their adoring daughter, Caty. Only two things elude him: a feature in National Geographic and finding his mother. When the prized magazine offers him his dream project on the same day that Aimee's ex-fiancé, James, returns bearing a message for Ian but putting a strain on his marriage, Ian must make a choice: chase after a coveted assignment or reconnect with a mysterious woman who might hold the key to putting his past to rest. But the stakes are high, because Ian could lose the one thing he holds most dear: his family.
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Everything We Left Behind

Everything We Left Behind

Six years after he was lost at sea, James emerges from a dissociative fugue state to find he's a widower with two sons, but as James tries to unravel the mystery of his fractured identity, something he witnessed six years ago puts his ...

Author: Kerry Lonsdale

Publisher: Lake Union Publishing

ISBN: 1477823972

Category: Fiction

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From the Wall Street Journal bestselling author of Everything We Keep comes the highly anticipated sequel. Told from one man’s two perspectives, Everything We Left Behind effortlessly blends suspense, mystery, and romance in an exploration of loss, resilience, and the compelling need to protect the ones we love at all cost. Two months before his wedding, financial executive James Donato chased his trade-laundering brother Phil to Mexico, only to be lost at sea and presumed dead. Six and a half years later, he emerges from a dissociative fugue state to find he’s been living in Oaxaca as artist Carlos Dominguez, widower and father of two sons, with his sister-in-law Natalya Hayes, a retired professional surfer, helping to keep his life afloat. But his fianc�e, Aimee Tierney, the love of his life, has moved on. She’s married and has a child of her own. Devastated, James and his sons return to California. But Phil is scheduled for release from prison, and he’s determined to find James, who witnessed something in Mexico that could land Phil back in confinement. Under mounting family pressure, James flees with his sons to Kauai, seeking refuge with Natalya. As James begins to unravel the mystery of his fractured identity, danger is never far behind, and Natalya may be the only person he can trust.
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House Inside the Waves

House Inside the Waves

Just then a line of pelicans flies low over the breaking waves. It's all too much, too painful to imagine surviving without. Since the early 19705, Dale and I have spent every fourth year of our married life travelling and following ...

Author: Richard Taylor

Publisher: Dundurn

ISBN: 9781459702677

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

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Writer, surfer, and househusband Richard Taylor is mad about beaches and islands, and was inspired by a house exchange that whisked him and his family from a freezing Ottawa winter to a year of some of the world’s best surf on the east coast of Australia. In an era of packaged paradises and cyber surfers, the forty-something writer’s first case of the mid-life blues seduced him into recapturing his youthful romance with surfing.
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No More Words

No More Words

"Forced to choose between abortion or adoption, Olivia Carson's younger sister, Lily, runs away from home.

Author: Kerry Lonsdale

Publisher: Lake Union Publishing

ISBN: 1542019052

Category: Fiction

Page: 332

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From the Amazon Charts and Wall Street Journal bestselling author comes the first book in a trilogy about love, betrayal, and the secrets families keep. Forced to choose between abortion or adoption, Olivia Carson's younger sister, Lily, runs away from home. Sixteen and pregnant, she never returns. But she writes. Once a year, Lily mails a picture of her son, Josh, to Olivia until his thirteenth year. Then it's Josh himself who arrives at Olivia's house, alone, terrified, and in possession of a notarized declaration from Lily. It begins, "In the event I go missing..." Josh has difficulty talking. He can't read or write, but he's a prolific artist, exhibiting skill beyond his age. His drawings are as detailed as they are horrific. Olivia soon realizes Josh's artwork tells a story. There's more to his arrival and to Lily's untimely disappearance than it seems. Using the drawings as a road map, Olivia traces Josh's path back to his mom. Each drawing sheds light on Lily's past and reveals a darkness that forces Olivia to question everything she thought she knew about her family.
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Last Summer

Last Summer

"Lifestyle journalist Ella Skye remembers every celebrity she interviewed, every politician she charmed between the sheets, and every socialite who eyed her with envy .

Author: Kerry Lonsdale

Publisher: Lake Union Publishing

ISBN: 1542093082

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From the Amazon Charts and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of the Everything series comes a new novel of love, lies, and deceit. Lifestyle journalist Ella Skye remembers every celebrity she interviewed, every politician she charmed between the sheets, and every socialite who eyed her with envy. The chance meeting with her husband, Damien; their rapid free fall into love; and their low-key, intimate wedding are all locked in her memory. But what she can't remember is the tragic car accident that ripped her unborn child from her. Ella can't even recall being pregnant. Hoping to find the memories of a lost pregnancy that's left her husband devastated and their home empty, Ella begins delving into her past when she's assigned an exclusive story about Nathan Donovan, a retired celebrity adventurer who seems to know more about her than she does him. To unravel the mystery of her selective memory loss, Ella follows Nathan from the snowcapped Sierra Nevada to the frozen slopes of southeast Alaska. There she discovers the people she trusts most aren't the only ones keeping secrets from her--she's hiding them from herself. Ella quickly learns that some truths are best left forgotten.
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