Friday, June 30, 2023
Thursday, June 29, 2023
For decades, the Campbell women have reunited at the family’s rambling seaside cottage known as Beech House to celebrate life’s many occasions. But this year, they will be called back to Martha's Vineyard for a celebration of a different sort: their beloved matriarch Cora is getting remarried. And all the town gossips are calling him the one who got away, years ago…
The Mary Reader received this book from the publisher for review. A favorable review was not required, and all views expressed are our own.
Wednesday, June 28, 2023
Tuesday, June 27, 2023
When you are busy and don’t want the hassle of a multi-step, multi-dish meal, keep it simple and put it all in one pan. A brand-new compilation of recipes from Amish cooks will help you manage mealtime with ease.
Monday, June 26, 2023
Samantha Lockwood, Day Sets, and Harriet Robinson come to Fort Snelling from very different backgrounds. It’s 1835 and the world is changing, fast, and they are all struggling to keep up. After she refuses another suitor he’s chosen for her, Samantha’s father banishes her to live in the territory with her brother. He, too, tries to take over her marriage plans—but she is determined to find her own husband, even when her choices go awry.
Friday, June 23, 2023
TWO LIFELONG FRIENDS.
Jess loves her work as a high-profile lawyer in Charleston. But when her marriage implodes, she retreats to her childhood home on Cape Cod with her thirty-year-old daughter, Caitlin, hoping to regroup with her longtime best friend, Alison.
ONE BOOKSHOP BY THE BAY.
Alison’s career has taken a hit after twenty years as an editor for the magazine Cape Cod Living. But when she learns her beloved bookstore on the Cape is looking for new ownership, a new dream starts to form.
AND THE SUMMER THAT COULD CHANGE EVERYTHING.
Thursday, June 22, 2023
Amanda Brooks is a born-and-bred New Yorker with an envious life that isn’t as picture perfect as it seems. For over a decade she’s been hiding a dark secret—a secret that goes back to that summer at Camp Catalpa when a man died in the woods. Fellow campers Catherine and Meg were there, too, and in the years since, not one of them has ever spoken about what happened that day.
Wednesday, June 21, 2023
Tuesday, June 20, 2023
Monday, June 19, 2023
For years, Avery Moretti has envisioned getting married at the Serendipity Lake Lodge in Brandywood, Maryland. It's her home away from home, the vacation spot where her family has been coming for decades. But when she arrives two weeks before her wedding to finalize the details, she's met with a huge shock: the Serendipity is under new ownership and construction and her planned wedding isn't on the books. And the worst part? The new owner is the first guy she ever fell for-and never quite got over.
Friday, June 16, 2023
After a dramatic break-up, Landscape Architect, Lanie Green is determined to make a fresh start. When a residential developer in Texas offers her a position, she jumps at the chance to further her career and follow her heart.
Third-generation cattle farmer, Max Walker, daydreams of becoming a Nashville star, but his father has other ideas for his future. Working long days on the family farm is quickly becoming monotonous and he longs to find his purpose.
Sparks fly when the northerner and the cowboy cross paths on a lonely dirt road, somewhere outside of Sunset. Lanie captivates Max on that early summer day and he inspires her to look forward to the Texas summer nights.
Lanie’s new position is far from what she imagined but she refuses to fail. Besides, telling Max the truth about her job’s expectations might damage their budding relationship. Determined to follow his life-long dream and keep Lanie by his side, Max makes her an offer she can’t refuse.
Startled by a knock on her door at 4:00 a.m., she is caught off guard by a handsome stranger who needs her help. She immediately shifts into doctor mode to save a Great Pyrenees; the emergency at hand is the only reason she can concentrate.
Butcher Brad Daniels is known for his award-winning deli and meat market. Now that he has made a name for himself in Paradise, Texas, he would like to find that adventurous someone who shares his love of the outdoors.
The tense initial meeting leaves both Julia and Brad stunned; while Julia denies the attraction, Brad embraces the unintentional draw. After their second chance meeting, at the wedding of Max and Laney Walker, Brad finds any excuse to be near Julia.
Even though Julia does everything she can to suppress the attraction and her growing feelings for Brad, she continues to fall. Her friends attempt to convince her that real love does exist. If she can’t let go of her past, she could miss out on her own happily ever after.
Failed relationships left Brad questioning exactly what he wants in a partner. He is determined to win Julia's heart and convince her that love will carry them through any situation. After all, she checks every box on his list of perfection. He has finally found the woman of his dreams and refuses to let her go.
Audacious Pam Waite moves from Dallas to the small town of Loving, Texas for a change of pace. Some would describe her as too adventurous, like that was somehow a bad thing. She simply loves life and wants to check off as many bucket-list items as she can.
Groomed to be a rancher, Jason Payne is content with his daily routine, although he secretly strives to break out of his self-depicted boring streak. Dependable and safe, he focuses on caring for his animals, family, and friends—in that order.
Intrigued by living in the country, Pam buys the house next door and Jason is astonished by their undeniable connection. It doesn’t take long for her to convince him that excitement can be found in your own back yard.
As their growing attraction becomes more and more addictive, their differences become more and more seemingly unsurmountable; Pam’s risky ways threaten to disrupt Jason's carefully planned life. He denies his true feelings to save his heart; after all, the wild child probably won’t stay in one place very long anyway.
But after withdrawing, he's left wondering if he may have made the worst mistake of his life.
Thursday, June 15, 2023
Wednesday, June 14, 2023
Tuesday, June 13, 2023
Monday, June 12, 2023
Former Army brat Morgan Albright has finally planted roots in a friendly neighborhood near Baltimore. Her friend and roommate Nina helps her make the mortgage payments, as does Morgan's job as a bartender. But after she and Nina host their first dinner party―attended by Luke, the flirtatious IT guy who'd been chatting her up at the bar―her carefully built world is shattered. The back door glass is broken, cash and jewelry are missing, her car is gone, and Nina lies dead on the floor.
Soon, a horrific truth emerges: It was Morgan who let the monster in. "Luke" is actually a cold-hearted con artist named Gavin who targets a particular type of woman, steals her assets and identity, and then commits his ultimate goal: murder.