Lost Love


Author: Kelly Elliott
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 034941839X
Category: Fiction
Page: 336
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From bestselling author Kelly Elliott comes the first book in the brand new Cowboys and Angels series. Moving back home to my parents' cattle ranch in Texas was the last thing I thought I'd be doing. But, here I stand . . . in front of my high school girlfriend. A beautiful, confident woman has replaced the young girl I once knew and loved. Yep. Paxton Monroe was my first love and the one girl in town who now hated my guts. So much so, Paxton swore her revenge on me if it took her until the day she died. The fight between my heart, and my head starts tonight. This time I'm staying and fighting and I won't give up until I get what I want. And what I want is Paxton Monroe.

Love Again


Author: Kelly Elliott
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0349418454
Category: Fiction
Page: 320
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Jonathon Turner is going to be the death of me. Maybe not the death of me...but my panties for sure! They seem to disintegrate the moment he touches me. Looks at me. Smiles at me. Talks to me. It's more than physical. He's breaking through an impenetrable wall. There's a problem though-he's younger than me. Six. Years. Younger. Let's not forget he's also one of my brother's best friends. Oh, the other problem I forgot to mention... I never wanted to fall in love again. But you know what they say....never say never.

When Angels Speak of Love


Author: bell hooks
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781416538233
Category: Poetry
Page: 96
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From writer, critic, and popular cultural icon bell hooks comes a seductive portrait of passion in fifty soul-stirring poems. When Angels Speak of Love heralds the debut of a major new poet: bell hooks. World renowned for her courageous, provocative intellectual writing and her alluring charisma, hooks poetically engages the erotic imagination -- creating a tapestry of words that are sensual, lush, and profoundly inspiring. In this beautiful new collection, hooks illuminates our experiences with love -- tracing the link between seduction and surrender; the intensity of desire; and the anguish of death. hooks's previous four titles on the topic of love -- from All About Love to The Will to Change -- have made her the go-to source for readers longing to bring more love into every aspect of their lives. These words are meant to be read aloud and learned by heart. This ecstatic collection affirms hooks's position as the high priestess of love.

Redeeming Love

A Novel
Author: Francine Rivers
Publisher: Multnomah
ISBN: 1601422881
Category: Fiction
Page: 480
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A Story of Love That Won't Let Go - No Matter What! California’s gold country, 1850. A time when men sold their souls for a bag of gold and women sold their bodies for a place to sleep. Angel expects nothing from men but betrayal. Sold into prostitution as a child, she survives by keeping her hatred alive. And what she hates most are the men who use her, leaving her empty and dead inside. Then she meets Michael Hosea, a man who seeks his Father’s heart in everything. Michael obeys God’s call to marry Angel and to love her unconditionally. Slowly, day by day, he defies Angel’s every bitter expectation, until despite her resistance, her frozen heart begins to thaw. But with her unexpected softening comes overwhelming feelings of unworthiness and fear. And so Angel runs. Back to the darkness, away from her husband’s pursuing love, terrified of the truth she no longer can deny: Her final healing must come from the One who loves her even more than Michael does…the One who will never let her go. A powerful retelling of the story of Gomer and Hosea, Redeeming Love is a life-changing story of God’s unconditional, redemptive, all-consuming love. Includes a six-part reading group guide!

Fighting for Love

A Boston Love Novel
Author: Kelly Elliott
Publisher: Loveswept
ISBN: 0425284220
Category: Fiction
Page: 350
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A larger-than-life firefighter inspires a career-driven woman to live in the moment—and trust in the power of love—in this flirty, emotional novel from the New York Times bestselling author of Searching for Harmony. Finn Ward has two passions: being a firefighter and being single. Although his parents are constantly nagging him to settle down, Finn just wants to enjoy himself while he’s young. Then, at a union meeting, he meets a gorgeous lawyer with a dazzling smile—and suddenly, settling down doesn’t sound so bad. Rory Adams is fresh out of law school and looking to make a name for herself at her mother’s firm. She doesn’t have time for silly games anymore. But when she catches the eye of a dashing fireman who makes her body tingle from across the room, something instantly ignites between them. The only problem? Her father is Finn’s boss. Their relationship turns both of their lives upside-down. Rory tames Finn’s wild ways, while he shows her that life can’t be all work and no play. But it’ll take some serious determination to keep their love secret—and real courage to admit the truth. Praise for Fighting for Love “One of the best stories I have read in a while—it had me laughing out loud and brought tears to my eyes!”—Once Upon An Alpha “Bottom line: If you are looking for a feel-good romance, look no further—the Boston Love series is for you. Whether you start with Fighting for Love or start with book one, you will enjoy the sweet, character-driven romances.”—Book Briefs “Fighting for Love is a swoony, sexy romance that I couldn’t put down. You’ll quickly make Finn Ward your newest book boyfriend!”—New York Times bestselling author A. Meredith Walters “Fun, flirty, and sexy! What more could you ask for? I sank right into Fighting for Love, and didn’t stop rooting for these two!”—New York Times bestselling author A. L. Jackson “Fighting for Love is absolute perfection. The banter, love, and emotion is exquisitely crafted in a way no one but Kelly Elliott can do.”—Kristin Mayer, author of the A Twisted Fate series “Finn and Rory define immense chemistry and sizzling passion.”—New York Times bestselling author Heidi McLaughlin “I fell in love with Finn, and Rory could have been my best friend! I’m a sucker for ‘secret love,’ angst, and passion! I adored Fighting for Love!”—USA Today bestselling author Kahlen Aymes “Finn is one fun, fresh, fantastic firefighter!”—Jessica Lemmon, author of Eye Candy Praise for Kelly Elliott’s Searching for Harmony “Searching for Harmony is a heartwarming story of a woman who suffers an unthinkable tragedy—and finds an unimaginable love. It’s a real charmer!”—USA Today bestselling author Tina Wainscott Includes an excerpt from another Loveswept title.

Love Profound


Author: Kelly Elliott
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0349418411
Category: Fiction
Page: 320
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I write about love, but I've never experienced it. Sure, I've been with guys that I cared about. Even thought I found 'the one'. He turned out to be the frog and not the prince. A few Frank Sinatra songs and a wildly handsome cowboy who calls me Darlin', will have me second guessing everything I ever thought I knew about love. Does happily ever after really exist . . . or is it only something I write about in books?

Unconditional Love


Author: Kelly Elliott
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780991309696
Category: Intimacy (Psychology)
Page: 398
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Contains adult content and language. Lark Williams leads a fast-paced life, always on the edge of danger. Running from his past and fighting to keep his present life a secret, he keeps his heart out of reach from love. The walls he built around himself come crumbling down when he meets Azurdee Emerson. Azurdee lives a peaceful life in the small town of Wimberley, Texas. Her tame world quickly becomes heated as she begins to fall in love with Lark. He's everything she has vowed to stay away from-dark and mysterious, and not to mention, sexy as hell and full of secrets. Just as Lark and Azurdee give in to their feelings of love, Lark's present life threatens the safety of the one person he would sacrifice his own happiness for. When Lark finds history repeating itself, he makes a decision that will forever change both of their lives, leaving one heartbroken and lost and the other fighting to survive.

Phantom Waltz


Author: Catherine Anderson
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101578777
Category: Fiction
Page: 432
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New York Times bestselling author Catherine Anderson presents the beloved Coulter family in a novel that’s “romantic through and through” (Publishers Weekly). One glance. That’s all it takes. Wealthy rancher Ryan Kendrick falls hard and fast for lovely Bethany Coulter. A beguiling mix of sass and shyness, naiveté and maturity, she shares his passion for horses, has a great sense of humor, and can light up a room with her beautiful smile. She’s absolutely perfect—in every way but one… A long-ago barrel-racing accident has left Bethany confined to a wheelchair. In the years since, she has known both betrayal and heartbreak—and vowed never to open her heart to a man again. She has even accepted the possibility that she’ll never be able to enjoy a healthy intimate relationship—or have children of her own. But there’s something about handsome Ryan Kendrick. Something that makes her believe she can overcome every obstacle. Something that makes her believe in lifelong, lasting love… From the Paperback edition.

Shane


Author: Jack Schaefer
Publisher: University of New Mexico Press
ISBN: 082635842X
Category: Fiction
Page: 168
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In this true Western classic Jack Schaefer tells the story of a mysterious stranger who finds himself in the Wyoming Territory joining local homesteaders in their fight to keep their land and avoid the intimidating tactics of cattle driver Luke Fletcher. While trying to leave his gunslinging days behind him, the mysterious stranger, Shane, is tested by Fletcher and his men. In Shane, Schaefer executes a perfect Western narrative while exploring the overarching themes of virtue, the human condition, and a man’s search for self.

Made for You


Author: Kelly Elliott
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781943633234
Category:
Page: N.A
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One decision. Two lives ripped apart. For Holden Warner and Emylie Sanchez, the road back to each other has been long and jagged. Each of them hiding from the truth, but unwilling to move on from the love they share. When life no longer allows them to run from their past, they soon realize they're two souls who will never fit anywhere except ... with each other. MADE FOR YOU is a stand-alone novel.

The Color of Heaven


Author: Julianne MacLean
Publisher: Julianne MacLean
ISBN: 0986842214
Category: Drama
Page: N.A
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"A box of tissues should be included in the purchase price of this book.... I finished THE COLOR OF HEAVEN in a matter of hours, but I've no doubt the read and the lessons imparted through Sophie's story will stay with me... probably forever. THE COLOR OF HEAVEN is an incredibly poignant and unbelievably gripping novel, deserving Romance Junkies' highest rating."FIVE BLUE RIBBONS - Chris at Romance JunkiesA deeply emotional tale about Sophie Duncan, a successful columnist whose world falls apart after her daughter’s unexpected illness and her husband’s shocking affair. When it seems nothing else could possibly go wrong, her car skids off an icy road and plunges into a frozen lake. There, in the cold dark depths of the water, a profound and extraordinary experience unlocks the surprising secrets from Sophie’s past, and teaches her what it means to truly live...and love.Full of surprising twists and turns and a near-death experience that will leave you breathless, this story is not to be missed."A gripping, emotional tale you'll want to read in one sitting." - New York Times bestselling author, Julia London"Brilliantly poignant mainstream tale." – 4 ½ starred review, Romantic TimesAbout the AuthorE.V. Mitchell is the pseudonym for Julianne MacLean - an award-winning, USA Today bestselling author of 15 historical romance novels. This is E.V. Mitchell's first mainstream contemporary fiction novel.

Stone Cold Cowboy

A Montana Men Novel
Author: Jennifer Ryan
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062435302
Category: Fiction
Page: 384
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With their hearts' desires on the line, nothing can stop the Montana Men Sadie Higgins has a bad habit of bailing her brother out of trouble. But when he rustles a herd of cattle from the tough, honorable Kendrick brothers, it's Sadie who's in for it. Because the cowboy tracking them down is big, silent, and forbidding as hell. Rory Kendrick is on the hunt to find out who's been stealing from him. When he stumbles upon Sadie in the woods, he barely recognizes the quiet, vulnerable beauty who has always taken his breath away. His mission shifts in an instant: He will do anything it takes to keep her safe . . . and make her his. Sadie has always protected her family—no matter the price. But when Rory ropes her heart, she's forced to take a look at her life and make a dangerous choice—one that could cost, or gain, her everything.

Cowboys Don’t Come Out


Author: Tara Lain
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
ISBN: 1634778375
Category: Fiction
Page: 200
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Lonely rancher Rand meets Hawaiian cowboy Kai while on vacation. But is there a chance for two cowboys who won’t come out, or will it end at a romantic holiday fling?

Lovingkindness


Author: Anne Roiphe
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
ISBN: 9780446673884
Category: Fiction
Page: 272
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From the acclaimed author of "Fruitful" comes a novel of the love between a mother and daughter. Annie Johnson has worked hard to raise her daughter, Andrea. She is shocked, therefore, when 22-year-old Andrea calls from Israel and announces that she has joined an extreme right-wing Orthodox Jewish group and will be seeking an arranged marriage.

No More Masquerade


Author: Angel Payne,Victoria Blue
Publisher: Waterhouse Press
ISBN: 194722266X
Category: Fiction
Page: 288
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Behind every good man...is the love of an even better woman. Those were just pretty words before I met Claire Montgomery. Before my fairy queen burst into my life, I didn’t recognize the bastard in my morning mirror—but her love has given me the strength to face the imposter, even embrace him. With Claire at my side, I’m the king I always wanted to be, the Killian Stone I always dreamed of becoming. Which means for once, I want the mask guarding my secret to stay right where it is. If you want the grown-up fairy tale... learn to love the dark side. Profound sentiment. Wish I could get on board with it but the prince in pinstripes has other ideas. Life has been a dream since Killian burst into the ball offering the perfect fit— his heart and mine. But the treasures he bestows have become his armor, hiding the man I yearn to know. I refuse to open his little velvet box until he opens himself, letting me see even the dark hallways of his soul... Fate has always bowed to my bidding. I should have known it was just picking it's time to exact the best revenge, to reveal the secrets that will destroy everything. Without my disguise, am I still the man Claire fell in love with...or another penniless prince vying for an unattainable dream? Mistress of his ruin? He always told me to be careful what I wish for. By demanding his truth, have I not only demolished the dream we had...but the man I’ve loved more than any other?

In the Distance


Author: Hernan Diaz
Publisher: Coffee House Press
ISBN: 1566894972
Category: Fiction
Page: 256
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Finalist for the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction A young Swedish immigrant finds himself penniless and alone in California. The boy travels East in search of his brother, moving on foot against the great current of emigrants pushing West. Driven back again and again, he meets naturalists, criminals, religious fanatics, swindlers, Indians, and lawmen, and his exploits turn him into a legend. Diaz defies the conventions of historical fiction and genre, offering a probing look at the stereotypes that populate our past and a portrait of radical foreignness. Hernan Diaz is the author of Borges, Between History and Eternity (Bloomsbury 2012), managing editor of RHM, and associate director of the Hispanic Institute at Columbia University. He lives in New York.

Fly Away with Me


Author: Susan Fox
Publisher: Zebra
ISBN: 1420143255
Category: Fiction
Page: 368
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Known for its rugged beauty and eccentric residents, tiny Blue Moon Harbor is big on love . . . For busy lawyer Eden Blaine, a trip to a Pacific Northwest island she’s never even heard of is far from a vacation. Eden’s ailing mother has tasked her with finding her long-lost aunt, who once had ties to a commune on the island. Still reeling from a breakup with her longtime boyfriend, romance is the last thing Eden is looking for. But her gorgeous seaplane pilot has her wondering if a carefree rebound fling is exactly what she needs. . . Aaron Gabriel has no illusions about happily ever after. His troubled childhood made sure of that. But he does appreciate a pretty woman’s company, and Eden is the exact combination of smart and sexy that turns him on. Still, as he helps her search for her missing aunt, the casual relationship he imagined quickly becomes something much more passionate—and much harder to give up. Can two people determined to ignore romance recognize that their heated connection is the kind of love destined to last? Praise for Susan Fox’s Caribou Crossing series “The perfect sweep-you-away story—smart, sexy, funny and touching. Susan Fox delivers an unforgettable read.” —Susan Wiggs on Home on the Range “One hot romance to remember.” —Publishers Weekly on Ring of Fire “Fox’s honest storytelling is filled with sweet and raw moments that engage readers from the very first page.” —RT Book Reviews, 4 Stars on Ring of Fire “A slow, sexy build to a pretty great happy ending…The perfect scorching summer read.” —Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review

Angel Unaware

A Touching Story of Love and Loss
Author: Dale Evans
Publisher: Baker Books
ISBN: 1585581356
Category: Religion
Page: 94
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Entertainers Roy and Dale Evans Rogers were thrilled when their little daughter Robin was born. But their excitement turned to concern when they were informed that Robin was born with Down's Syndrome and advised to "put her away." The Rogers ignored such talk and instead kept Robin, and she graced their home for two and a half years. Though Robin's time on earth was short, she changed her parents' lives and even made life better for other children born with special needs in the years to come. Angel Unaware is Robin's account of her life as she looks down from heaven. As she speaks to God about the mission of love she just completed on earth, the reader sees how she brought her parents closer to God and encouraged them to help other children in need. This book, which changed the way America treated children with special needs, is now available to a new generation. It is the perfect gift for parents of special needs children, parents grieving the death of a child, or anyone whose life has been touched by a special child.

Broken Dreams


Author: Kelly Elliott
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780991309658
Category: Abused women
Page: 288
View: 5159

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Courtney Will always dreamed of finding her Prince Charming and living happily ever after, like in the fairy tales she read as a child. Her dreams were shattered one fateful night when her prince turned out to be her worst nightmare. Burying herself in her job as an editor, Courtney tried to forget her past, and she lost hope of ever finding true love. Reed Moore's past filled his world with guilt and anger, and then a mistake in college deepened these feelings. Fearing he will one day repeat his father's mistakes with the woman he loves, Reed has vowed to never give his heart to anyone . Reed and Courtney have each spent years building walls to guard their hearts, so when their feelings for one another explode into something unexpected, they argue and throw hurtful words at each other in hopes of avoiding the truth. Will Reed end up being the Prince Charming Courtney has dreamed of her entire life? Is Courtney the woman who will help Reed move past the guilt and anger, so he can embrace love? Can their broken dreams become their happily ever after?"

Cowboy Pride


Author: Anne McAllister
Publisher: Tule Publishing
ISBN: 1945879726
Category: Fiction
Page: N.A
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Brenna Jamison doesn’t want a husband. She may be widowed and pregnant, but she doesn’t need a man in her life–particularly not strong-willed, close-mouthed, drop-dead gorgeous Jed McCall. Jed doesn’t want a wife. He’s raising his nephew, Tuck, just fine by himself, thank you very much. And when beautiful, tempting Brenna comes back to take over her father’s ranch, Jed wants nothing more than to keep her out of his life. Tuck has a better idea… But he doesn’t know about the past they share–one that Jed doesn’t want to remember and Brenna can’t forget. When life throws them together again, Brenna discovers that Jed matters more than she wishes he would. And try as he will, Jed can’t get Brenna out of his mind. Yes, they have a past. But the question now is: can they have a future?