Oregon's Deschutes River. For years Liz and Owen have admired their neighbors, Carole and David, who seem to have it all: security, happiness, and a beautiful son, Charlie. Then Charlie vanishes without a trace. In a heartrending accident, Liz has changed the lives of everyone she loves-- and is concealing it. As two marriages buckle in grief and fear, Liz retreats into guilt and paranoia... and another neighbor has his own secrets, his own pain, and his own reasons for watching Liz's every move.
Notif it was the last thing she ever did. But as she pushed away from the door with the strength of her determination not to let Brady have any effect on her, she realized that even if it wasn't the last thing she ever did, ...
Author: Victoria Pade
A surprise wedding present Two months ago Kate McDermot had left for Las Vegas a levelheaded virgin—and returned with a marriage certificate and a baby on the way. Experience had taught her Brady Brown would feel trapped by the news that he was going to be a father. So in her baby's best interests, she'd wait to tell him until after they dissolved the union. But the more time she spent with her "temporary" husband, the harder it became not to reveal the truth hidden safe within her—and the feelings hidden in her heart.
She said she had plans to make him pay for ignoring her if it was the last thing she ever did. Then she started dating Rick as often as possible.” He groaned again audibly as he looked helplessly around the little room.
Author: Sylvia Witmore
Julie Jarrett comes to Asheville, N.C. as Maid of Honor at her cousin, Dolly Randolph's wedding. On the night of the rehearsal Julie realizes that the prospective groom is the same man she fell in love with at the beach three years before but lost all contact with him. She never forgot Rick but now is devastated that she might be forced to watch her cousin marry the man Julie loves. Dolly Randolph has never been denied anything in her life before and nothing or no one is going to take this man away from her now, regardless of the consequences. Richard DuRant Edwards, III knew Julie for such a short time but had vowed his love to her forever; he wants her now, even though he's pledged to marry another woman. He realizes that he might not be able to save her or himself in the long run. Stan Marx was supposed to be a groomsman at the wedding but he wants the bride more than the reluctant groom. He has to make her understand what is best for them, no matter who gets in the way. The night before the wedding Julie and Dolly have a terrible argument and everyone in the house hears Julie tell Dolly she wishes she were dead. The next day hours before the ceremony, Julie discovers Dolly's dead body dressed in her designer wedding gown lying out on the grass with a bludgeoned head. Sheriff Turner investigates the bloody, shocking crime committed in his county; he wants it cleared up now and from his viewpoint, only two people exist with a motive strong enough for murder...Julie Jarrett and Richard Edwards and he doesn't care which one; he'll take them on as a single case or try them together.
Whatever it was she would get to the bottom of it, if it was the last thing she ever did. ***** The night was thick out by the gazebo and this still seemed strange to Blue. The city never seemed this dark, nor did it ever get this quiet ...
Well, she was going to overcome thatfear of heights, even if it was the last thing she ever did. The last thingshe ever did. Long, loose strands of chestnut hair whipped across hercheeks and eyes as sheleaned out slowly andpeered ...
Author: Cheryl Koevoet
Publisher: Abbott Press
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Eighteen-year-old Marisa MacCallum always believed that the man of her dreams was out there somewhere. The problem is--he’s in another dimension. After the death of her father, Marisa only wants to find comfort on her daily ride through the woods of Gold Hill. But when a mysterious lightning storm suddenly strikes, she is hurled into the alternate dimension of Carnelia where she is discovered by an arrogant yet attractive nobleman, Darian Fiore. Stranded in an ancient world teeming with monsters, maniacs and medieval knights, she is forced to join Darian on a dangerous mission to negotiate peace with his cousin and archenemy, Savino da Rocha. Along the way, she starts to see Darian's softer side and unwillingly falls in love. But once she discovers that he is locked into an arranged marriage, her heart shatters. When Savino falls for her charms and demands her hand in exchange for peace, Marisa is faced with an impossible choice: marry the enemy of the man she loves or betray them both and become the catalyst for a bloody war.
“That boy—he took the whole Catholic guilt thing to heart. But he seems to be moving on with his life now ... She was going to get her family straightened out if it was the last thing she ever did. And knowing them, it just might be the ...
Author: Lori Handeland
Publisher: Lori Handeland
A romantic comedy series about five brothers and one sister, born on an Illinois dairy farm. Come along on the journey as each of them finds love. The Farmer's Wife-Book 1 The secret they've kept can either bring them together or tear them apart. Youngest sibling and only sister, Kim Luchetti returns to the Illinois family farm after her father's heart attack. Eight years ago she vowed never to return, believing only distance would allow her to forget the tragedy that broke her heart. Returning means she must face everyone's questions, including those of her first love, Brian Riley, the only one who knows her secret. The Daddy Quest-Book 2 Leaving Las Vegas . . . Nicole Houston lived a life no child ever should. Dumped as a baby, unwanted and unloved, she ended up in Vegas, working as a stripper. Then one night of love with a man bound for the priesthood set her on a new path... as a mother. Aaron Luchetti never became a priest. Instead he has been working on the family dairy farm and trying to forget his past and his failures. But he never got over his time in Las Vegas; he never got over Nicole. When he discovers he has a daughter, everything changes. The Brother Quest-Book 3 If anything ever happens to me, go to 445 Briar Lane, Wind Lake, Minnesota . . . Foreign correspondent Colin Luchetti receives a cryptic note from his missing brother, which leads him to Chasing Rainbows Day Care Center and its owner Marlie Anderson. Marlie doesn't think someone who lives a James Bond life would ever be interested in a shy, bespectacled, slightly overweight, preschool teacher. But Colin is fascinated by her zest for life and the way she is the calm in everyone's storm. For his family's sake Colin knows he should focus on the mystery of his brother's disappearance, but can he do it without falling for his brother's girl? men women relationship humor, family life fiction, small town rural fiction, siblings fiction, funny contemporary romance series anthology, romance collection and anthology
She broke off because emotion had sharpened the pain. Damn, her head hurt. Blasted fairy. Seriously, she was going to off her if it was the last thing she ever did. She squeezed the back of her neck, trying to relieve the tension ...
she'd gotten into. She wasn't going to let it happen again. Regardless of how great looking he was or how charming or how nice or how sexy. No sir. Not her. Never again. Not if it was the last thing she ever did. But as she pushed away ...
Author: Victoria Pade
"Cowboy's caress: A sprained ankle postpones Carly Winters's departure from Elk Creek indefinitely. And suddenly she's facing a very full house when the new town doctor, Bax McDermot, and his daughter move into her home...as scheduled. Bax looks more cowboy than caregiver, yet his rock-solid build belies the gentleness of his touch as his tender caresses help heal Carly's wounded foot--and her wounded heart"--Page 4 of cover.
We did." she cried vehemently when David gave a soundless snort of derision. "Don't laugh. We meant it" "Yeah, ... hearing the sound Suzy made a vow that she would make him take her seriously, if it was the very last thing she ever did.
Author: Janet Sawyer Peck
Lakota Love Song is a romantic tale of first love in all of its innocent and bittersweet longings. When falling in love brings moments of blissful joy and then uncertain fearful ones. Where naive young love is blind and sees no impossibilities in the path that leads to a future together. Lakota Love Song weaves a magic spell of past memories and longed for dreams for two young lovers from different cultures. This is a story that all romance lovers will want to read. And it will resonate in the heart of any reader who has ever be in love.
And Penny was going to get her money back if it was the last thing she did. Trouble was, she had a sick feeling it really might be the last thing she ever did. “Lady Rachel?” Penny said, getting her mind back to reality.
Author: Ann-Marie Richards
Some people will stop at nothing to get what they want… Formerly homeless hustler Bianca Thomson-Wingarden had it all planned out. She found a rich man to get her pregnant and marry so she could give her child a lavish life of financial security she'd carefully prepared for. She and her new husband Elvin Wingarden III, heir to the Wingarden billion-dollar dynasty, have the perfect life. They split their time between their upscale condo in the city and their lavish 17-bedroom mansion in the country. They drive the latest luxury vehicles. They don't have to worry about money and she can shower their daughter Evie, their little dog, and their friends with everything they desire. The trouble is, their perfect life is about to fall apart. Elvin is no longer the charming man she married. And when Elvin's mother decides to hire the mysterious Penny as a live-in nanny to help take care of little Evie, everything starts going wrong in Bianca's life. She gets a terrible suspicion that the new nanny is there to replace her. And why does that nanny look so familiar? A thrilling suspense filled with dark family secrets, popularity contests, and deception.