Joanne Harris is forced to come out of hiding to make a court appearance, desperate to be granted a divorce from a husband she is fearful of after four years of abuse and infidelity.She begins a new life in a sleepy northern seaside town where she shares a flat with two madcap girls, who are also going through divorces. Her plan, once her divorce is final, is to travel, see the world, and do the things she has always dreamed of doing.Then she meets David Winston, a successful businessman who she is instantly drawn to, and she realises that her life will take her on a different journey altogether.But, David has a dark secret, a roving eye, and a distant relative whose aim has always been to become Mrs David Winston herself.
Lania Marchiol keeps a wary sailor's gaze trained on the horizon. Somewhere out there, the perfect boat is waiting to take her around the world in a self-sufficient home powered by wind, sunshine, and the strength of her will. When she finds it, she'll sell her beloved antique printing press, retire her renowned literary magazine, and wave good-bye to her life on land. When a suave filmmaker flirts his way into her literary life, Lania must fight to maintain a steady heading toward the high seas. The magnetism of wickedly handsome trans man Oly Rassmussen send her trusty compass spinning off course and they must reimagine freedom and love in order to sail together in the greatest adventure of all.
While the seventy-seven-day siege of Khe Sanh in early 1968 remains one of the most highly publicized clashes of the Vietnam War, scant attention has been paid to the first battle of Khe Sanh, also known as “the Hill Fights.” Although this harrowing combat in the spring of 1967 provided a grisly preview of the carnage to come at Khe Sanh, few are aware of the significance of the battles, or even their existence. For more than thirty years, virtually the only people who knew about the Hill Fights were the Marines who fought them. Now, for the first time, the full story has been pieced together by acclaimed Vietnam War historian Edward F. Murphy, whose definitive analysis admirably fills t...
Learn how to travel through life on active "angel watch"---always open to the many ways in which angels contact us---with this thought-provoking collection of true life miracles. By weaving a tapestry of inspiring stories from readers and personal experiences, Catherine Lanigan takes readers on a spiritual journey. Angel Tales will inspire you to pursue your own divine path and leave you with a sense of peace and new hope.
Kaathi, the village Healer, lives in a future, young, developing society after an apocalypse. She establishes the Relationship Sessions based upon the philosophy of equality, justice and love in several villages. Angry men rooted in traditional male domination are determined to make her life miserable and make the sessions fail. Is her joyful nature and spiritual insights enough to eliminate their prejudices? Kaathi, Ashlee and Sharika embark on a journey to other villages. During the trip, a male companion is crushed by a python. Can Sharika's unselfish action save his life? While visiting one of the villages, the prince falls in love with Sharika and proposes. Will the temptation of being a princess make her abandon the man she has fallen in love with back home?Ashlee returns to her home village where she was abducted as a child and made a slave. She is confounded by the men's prejudices and rage. Two men traveling with her are brutally attacked and killed by a mob.
The descendent of a founding San Francisco family recounts the story of her grandfather, a man whose greed helped shape West Coast history, including such infamous chapters as white slavery, until his downfall in the great 1906 earthquake. Original.
Join Agent Lanian Silver on the trail of a doomed vigilante who is challenging one of the most dreaded crime syndicates in the Galaxy. Known simply as the Organization, they have created the giant ship Nightshade to dominate all smuggling routes in the Planetary States. Agent Silver must use all the resources of the Interplanetary Police Force Corporation to follow the trail of carnage wrought by the vigilante and her partner: the newly sentient mind of the medical ship Crisis Averted. In the wake of the giant ship lay discoveries that will shatter the foundations of the Planetary States and propel Agent Silver into a climactic battle on a lonely planet in which the very security of the Galaxy hangs in the balance. But the journey is just beginning