Difficult conceal, 347 pages, 3 tales.
By Pamela Morsi
Meet Dorothy Jarrow: devotedly unsexy librarian
Buttoned-up e-book lover DJ is all good footwear, drab skirts and studious glasses. After an ill-advised spring-break-fueled fling left her mortified, she's dedicated to her prim and correct glance. whilst she's employed via a rural library in middle-of-nowhere Kansas, she eventually has the approach to life to match—and she can't wait to get her admin on.
But it's transparent from day one who the small-town library is extra attracted to circulating rumors than books. DJ has to prepare her unloved library, win over oddball staff and keep away from her flamboyant landlady's makes an attempt to set her up with the city pharmacist. specially that final part—because it seems good-looking Scott Sanderson is her outdated holiday fling! She isn't really certain even if to be relieved or indignant while he doesn't appear to realize her. yet with each assembly, DJ unearths herself secretly puzzling over what it'd be prefer to take off her glasses, unpin her bun and display the interior vixen she's been hiding from everyone—including herself.
By Debbie Macomber
Jillian Lawton and Lesley Adamski. women from very diversified backgrounds. Jillian is the single baby of rich mom and dad, whereas Lesley's from a working-class family members. They turn into most sensible pals within the turbulent '60s, yet their conditions, their choices—and their mistakes—take them in almost contrary instructions. Lesley remains of their Washington kingdom place of birth. She will get pregnant and marries younger, dwelling a lifestyles outlined by means of the calls for of babies, now not adequate money—never adequate money—and an untrue husband. Jill lives these years in a totally various means: on a school campus shaken by means of the Vietnam conflict, after which as an idealistic younger attorney in ny City.
But they regularly stay friends.
Through the years and around the miles, via marriage, teenagers, divorce and widowhood, Jill and Lesley confide every thing to every other—every grief and each pleasure. as the caliber of a friendship is the standard of a life.
By J.L. Merrow
The larger they arrive, the tougher they fall... in love.
Cambridge paintings professor Larry Morton takes one, alcohol-glazed examine the large, tattooed guy looming in a dismal alley, and assumes he’s performed for. Moments later he unearths himself disarmed—literally and figuratively. And, the following morning, he can’t leisure until eventually he bargains an apology to the guy who became out to be extra mild than large.
Larry's intrigued to discover there is extra to Al Fletcher than meets the attention; he possesses a normal inventive expertise that shines via untutored strategy. regrettably, not anyone else turns out to work out the delicate soul underneath Al’s enforcing, scarred, undeniably attractive external. Least of all Larry's class-conscious kin, who would favor not anything greater than to separate up this mismatched pair.
Is it actual? Oh, definite, it’s deliciously actual, and lots more—which makes Larry’s subsequent activity so daunting. not only convincing his colleagues, family and friends that their courting is greater than epidermis deep. It’s convincing Al.
Contains comedian misunderstandings, misuse of paintings fabrics, and unforeseen poignancy.
By Allison Brennan
Her worst nightmare introduced again to existence, she dangers every thing for a moment shot at justice.
For thirty years, FBI scientist Olivia St. Martin has lived with guilt and one abiding certainty–that whereas she wasn’t capable of store her sister’s existence, she did testify and helped to convict the rapist and killer. while stunning new proof exonerates the fellow Olivia is bound she observed abduct her sister, she breaks each rule within the publication to discover the truth.
Driven through the chance that she positioned the incorrect guy at the back of bars, Olivia discovers serial killer has been at huge a lot of these years. Believing that the monster has simply struck back in Seattle, Olivia leaves her lab and poses as a box agent, sharing her unofficial research with a hardworking Seattle cop. Olivia doesn’t are looking to mislead detective Zack Travis. and he or she definitely doesn’t are looking to fall in love. yet because the research intensifies, Olivia and Zack locate that they’re quickly wasting control–over their hearts, their secrets and techniques, and a case that threatens to devour them.
By Heidi McLaughlin
i used to be by no means speculated to be a rock big name. I had my lifestyles all deliberate out for me. Play soccer in collage. visit the NFL. Marry my highschool sweetheart and reside fortunately ever after.
I broke either our hearts that day whilst I instructed her i used to be leaving. i used to be younger. I made the appropriate determination for me, however the improper choice for us. i have poured my soul into my song, yet i have by no means forgotten her. Her scent, her smile.
And now i go back.
After ten years.
I wish i will clarify that when all this time.
I nonetheless wish her to be my ceaselessly woman.
By Danielle Steel
In this heartfelt, incisive novel, Danielle metal celebrates the virtues of unconventional good looks whereas exploring deeply resonant problems with weight, self-image, sisterhood, and kin.
A overweight little lady with traditional appears, Victoria Dawson has continuously felt misplaced in her relatives, specifically in body-conscious L.A. whereas her mom and dad and sister can consume something and never achieve an oz, Victoria needs to watch every thing she eats, in addition to undergo her father’s belittling reviews approximately her physique and spot her educational achievements pass unacknowledged. Ice cream and outsized helpings of the entire unsuitable meals supply her convenience, yet merely in brief. the only factor she understands is that she has to break out from domestic, and after collage in Chicago, she strikes to ny urban.
Landing her dream activity as a highschool instructor, Victoria loves operating together with her scholars and wages struggle on her weight on the fitness center. regardless of stress together with her mom and dad, Victoria continues to be as regards to her more youthful sister, Grace. notwithstanding they couldn’t be extra diverse in appears, they love one another unconditionally. So whilst Grace broadcasts her engagement to a guy who's a precise reproduction in their narcissistic father, Victoria concerns approximately her sister’s destiny happiness, and with out guy of her personal, she sounds like a failure once more. because the marriage ceremony attracts close to, an opportunity come upon, a deeply scary betrayal, and a relations war of words bring about a turning aspect.
Behind Victoria is a life of harm and overlook she has attempted to overlook. forward is a problem and a danger: to just accept herself as she is, have fun it, and declare the victories she has fought so demanding for and merits. significant lady or no longer, she is extraordinary and discovers that herself.
By Mary Campisi
A relatives Affair is a modern romance a few girl who discovers her lately deceased father has a mystery family members. As she explores this relatives, (and encounters her love interest), she starts to query which kinfolk is the genuine one; the one who contains his identify or the one he visited 4 days each month?
By G.L. Snodgrass
*** Steamy Regency Romance ***
Passion is pushing them jointly. Society is pulling them aside. She cannot develop into his spouse and will not turn into his mistress.
The final thing wounded veteran significant Thomas Marshal sought after used to be a identify. It wasn’t presupposed to take place. yet responsibility has a manner of pulling a guy into issues he doesn’t wish and clear of the issues he needs.
The in simple terms factor omit Guinevere Harding wishes is a secure position to conceal. a role because the downstairs maid at Brookshire is the correct safe haven from a daunting earlier. Or a minimum of it was once till the coming of the hot Duke.
By Anna Jeffrey
Although deciding to buy a distant city in West Texas on eBay sounds loopy, real-estate developer Terry Ledger understands a great deal while he sees it. Now he needs to curry prefer with the town's unofficial chief, the feisty Marisa Rutherford, who is fiercely guarding her hometown-and her lately damaged center. With diverse plans for the town's destiny, they locate themselves agreeing on something: an indisputable allure.