By Barbara Brooks Wallace
Thus starts off the tale set in a grim tenement district of recent York urban earlier than the flip of the 20th century. it really is there that Robin, as soon as safe through a loving father and mother, either now useless, needs to deal with a brutal stepfather, Hawker Doak. but Robin is confronted with merely offerings: stay within the ruthless cost of Hawker, gathering the hated rents, and, possibly worse, being despatched to paintings in a manufacturing unit or get away into the treacherous slum streets, haunted through, between different horrors, the bullying boys who paintings and stay within the streets, and whom Robin so fears. both selection offers a definite recipe for a truly brief lifestyles. yet finally it's worry for the lifetime of his child brother that makes Robin's agonizing choice for him. the reply as to whether or no longer they live to tell the tale will simply be stumbled on while Robin discovers the key guarded via a spot known as St. Something.
Within this precise photograph of tenement lifestyles, Barbara Brooks Wallace has created one other chilling secret that starts off with one type of terror, basically to weave its method into yet one more, deepened through intrigue and unspeakable treachery.
By Cynthia Hickey,Maureen Lang
attached to nature and carefree of center seven ancient ladies would like to go back and forth via existence with out footwear, in particular if giving freely their merely pair could convenience another individual in desire. Will those ladies of religion swap their methods below society’s pressures and the trap of romance?
Barefoot Hearts via Lori Copeland
Edgar’s Cove, Arkansas, 1876
Annie Lawson used to be completely content material together with her existence at the banks of the muddy Mississippi—or so she idea until eventually the fellow of her goals, general practitioner Gabe Jones, agreed to briefly fill a void in Edgar’s Cove—but it grew to become out the void used to be in Annie’s center. might an easy baseball ranking come to a decision the reply to an entire life dream?
Castles within the Sand by CJ Dunham
Victoria, Vancouver Island, 1899
Carefree Jennie Farrow befriends an orphaned child seal and a crusty previous fisherman. while the seal brings presents from the ocean, they realize anything from a lacking boat and got down to locate the spoil. a guy chanced on on a seashore has no reminiscence, and Jennie is helping to nurse him again to wellbeing and fitness. yet what's going to turn into of a budding love whilst his prosperous relatives come and whisk him away?
A Teacher’s Heart via Cynthia Hickey
Ozark Mountains, 1932
Small city instructor Mary Jo Stevens yearns to make a distinction in her group. As an illustration Agent for the Arkansas Welfare division, invoice Wright travels to each hill and hole within the Ozarks to educate women and men tips to make the easiest in their events. yet he wishes the help of a person like Mary Jo. Can she belief an intruder who thinks he is familiar with best?
Between the Moments by Maureen Lang
everybody on the town is aware Eddie Tucker who lived with the Apache for seven years as a baby and now retains to himself—until Mary Elliot arrives on the town. because the daughter of missionaries, Mary rejects her grandfather’s wealth, who prefer to spend time with the negative. the 2 outsiders have a lot in universal, yet will Mary’s relatives and Eddie’s deep wounds hold them apart?
Promise Me Sunday by Cathy Liggett
Adeline McClain’s mom constantly preached “to thine personal self be true.” but if Adeline is orphaned and taken East to stay with well-to-do kinfolk, being herself—caring, down-to-earth, and infrequently barefoot—is getting her into trouble. When it involves love, may possibly Adeline’s eccentricities reason Everett Brighton to need to choose from Adeline or his inheritance?
Lady Slipper by Kelly Long
Pennsylvanian Appalachia, 1922
neighborhood resident Fern Summerson is of the same opinion to aid a tender missionary distribute footwear to her humans, however the trip turns into fraught with rigidity as Jacob Reynold falls in love along with his consultant and discovers that her reference to nature is extra attractive than any good shod foot.
Hope’s Horizon by way of Carolyn Zane
Oregon path, 1843
wish Dawson is of the same opinion to develop into engaged to an older guy so that it will relieve her family members of 1 extra mouth to feed. yet at the path, she is pressured to stroll whereas Julius and his mom journey within the wagon. Fellow traveller, William Bradshaw sees her plight, yet can he aid with no wasting his heart?
By Stacia Deutsch,Rhody Cohon,Guy Francis
Abigail and her neighbors can’t think it—Babs Magee has eventually confident anyone to hand over, and that somebody is Benjamin Franklin! Babs is creating a bad mess of heritage, and it’s as much as the third-grade time tourists to place issues right.
But irrespective of how some distance again the children pass, Babs is usually one step prior to them. Will they be ready to locate Ben and prevent Babs in time to save lots of history?
She needed to run, conceal, switch her identity
So why had Kathleen Hanes permit herself get sidetracked by way of a babyand the baby's too-handsome father, sales space Rawlings? To make issues worse, he used to be a copa never-say-die, never-give-up detective. It was once the police officers, in any case, who had framed her for her husband's murder!
But that used to be in tiny Rodeo, Wyoming. possibly issues will be varied in New England. might be she might ultimately have the relatives she longed for, a career a child. And younger Lisa Rawlings healthy the invoice. yet eventually Kathleen's earlier might meet up with her and sales space might examine who she really was.
Until then, even though, may possibly it harm to dream a little?
By Sara Orwig
Olivia Brennan allow the conceited, infuriating Texan drag her off to his sprawling ranch, provided that he marry her—in identify only—to provide her baby a father. however the wildfire warmth that blazed among them made her ponder whether she might continue her personal bargain .
Disease. threat. loss of life. Sir Hugh Corbett returns...
Hugh Corbett is takes up a lifetime of hazard over again in darkish Serpent, the eighteenth novel in Paul Doherty's sequence. Perfect for enthusiasts of Susanna Gregory and Robin Hobb.
After his fresh unveiling of a devious murderer, Sir Hugh Corbett has back to carrier because the Keeper of the key Seal, begrudgingly admitting that his urge for food for experience has once more been whetted.
Summoned to satisfy the King to be congratulated on their interact, Corbett and Ranulf study of the demise of Corbett's shut good friend, Ralph Grandison. Ralph, a leper, has been came across lifeless in a rowing boat, a dagger thrust via his chest. yet this homicide isn't the first of its sort. different sufferers of the sanatorium within which Ralph used to be staying have equally slaughtered and it kind of feels as if the lepers, all former knights of the Royal family, are being targeted.
The discovery that Ralph used to be killed via no usual weapon, yet a poison dagger that when belonged with the Crown Jewels earlier than being famously stolen, leads Corbett down a fancy direction, the place the chance of illness performs out opposed to the backdrop of discovering an murderer who will use any capacity essential to kill. As Corbett places himself within the direction of maximum probability, will he live to tell the tale to work out one other day?
What readers are announcing approximately Dark Serpent:
'A successful return for Sir Hugh Corbett'
'Lots of twists and turns - i could not wait to determine who the killer was'
'Highly prompt. Historical fiction at its best'
By Kate Cambridge,Hero Hearts
Claire Clarke is a natural-born matchmaker. She thinks her ally Magdalena Allen and the good-looking health care provider Lance Holloway of Bareglen Creek will be ideal together.
But Magdalena is wounded, and has little interest in men.
Not now. Not ever.
She has one domineering man in her lifestyles already (her father) and he or she certainly does not desire another.
She's completely content material to stay unmarried, yet her father does not agree. he is given her 3 months to discover a husband or he will locate one for her.
At Claire's suggestion, Magdalena travels from Philadelphia to Bareglen Creek, TX to assist the Sisters on the orphanage, and train the children.
Doc Holloway is intrigued by means of Magdalena—he admires her fiery spirit and commitment to the orphans—but Magdalena reveals him to be bossy and approximately as unbearable as her father, one among Philadephia's most useful surgeons.
As the 3-month time limit of her father's ultimatum attracts near, her buddies attempt to persuade Magdalena marriage of comfort to the good-looking doctor might be larger than an prepared marriage with somebody of her father's choosing.
When risk involves Bareglen Creek, Magdalena learns first-hand simply how dominant and protecting the handsome health care professional might be. Will she be capable of see earlier his overbearing and bossy how one can the affection that motivates him? Or will her resentment of her father and his ultimatum wreck her chance for real love?
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In one blazing second, rugged rodeo guy Jared Whitewolf had tempted straitlaced religion Kolanko to do whatever reckless. With a nod of her head, she may have it alla domestic, a child and a long-legged heartbreaker in a ten-gallon hat.
Faith was once pushing thirty, and this pretty, exasperating guy used to be pushing all her buttons. The decided daddy observed religion as ideal mommy fabric, yet to her he was once hassle in blue denims. She used to be far too clever to contemplate his outrageous marriage of convenience.
And a ways too tempted to assert "I do!"