A saga, pulsating with good and evil.This is a fascinating story of English life: the gipsy girl, the pleasure loving husband, the devoted wife, all are drawn with true understanding. Every character is placed with an artist’s accuracy around the centrepiece of the story: the great stallion that is the pride of these people.Praise for Marguerite Steen‘Miss Steen is a superb manipulator of scene, and she makes her places as alive as her people’ - Daily Telegraph‘Rich and enjoyable’ - The Observer‘Fine scenes and piquant portraits’ - The Sunday Times ‘A vivid narrative’ - Manchester Guardian ‘Full of colour and character’ - John o' London's Weekly ‘Rich, lavish, violent, passionate’ - Evening NewsMarguerite Steen (12 May 1894 – 4 August 1975) was a British writer. Very much at home among creative people, she wrote biographies of the Terrys, of her friend Hugh Walpole, of the 18th century poet and actress...
Miss. Lai: Sweet Mail Order Bride
Phan Moon Lai is a South Vietnamese girl who leads a simple life taking care of her younger brother after their mother’s death and tending to her ever precious vegetable garden. Suddenly her world is turned upside down when she is wrenched away from her home and her brother because of her father’s selfish decision. She is traded into the hands of the marriage agency that deals with matchmaking overseas. She soon finds herself aboard a vessel to the strange continent that is just beginning to being inhabited. Dreading what lies ahead, Moon Lai ventures into the lands unknown. Though life has been tough on her, Moon Lai is surprised to find the gentle and loving souls that are to be her new family: the friendly and motherly Cassy, the silent and dependable Frederick, the little joy Jamie, the haughty mother-in-law, and the dashing and handsome Robert. What awaits the...
Static Cling (The Derry Women Series Book 5)
PLEASE NOTE: Although this book is part of the DERRY WOMEN SERIES, there is no cliffhanger. It is true that the characters get older as the series progresses, but each book is a complete story, and can be enjoyed without having read the previous book." If you have stumbled across this page and haven't read the whole series from the start, then you don't know what you are missing, drop everything, download all five books in the series and settle in for some serious laughter to help keep you warm this winter! Looking forward to the next book and still wondering why this series hasn't been scooped up for the movie rights!!!"--MarlaB, Amazon reviewerWhen an armed robbery at Final Spinz, the dry cleaners where hardened matriarch Fionnuala Flood works, leads to the death of beloved pensioner Mrs. Ming, the ensuing investigation unleashes dark secrets that promise to bring Fionnuala closer...
Moondrop Miracle (Windy City Hearts Book 1)
Chicago, 1928. Pampered socialite Connie Shepherd lives the kind of glossy life other women read about in the society pages. Engaged to a handsome financier, she spends her days and nights in a dizzying social round. When eccentric Aunt Pearl, an amateur chemist, offers her an unusual wedding present—the formula for a home-brewed skin tonic—Connie laughs it off. But when the Great Depression flings her privileged world into chaos and rocks her marriage to the core, will Aunt Pearl's strange gift provide the key to survival for Connie and her baby?By turns heartbreaking and hope-filled, Moondrop Miracle tells the story of an extraordinary and unforgettable woman whose determination to succeed changes her life forever.
A Mysterious Quest of a Seductive Lady: A Regency Historical Romance Novel
A Lady desperate for answers. An Earl determined to protect her. A search for the truth to bind them forever...When James, Adam Avery’s best friend dies in a mysterious accident, the Earl of Strickland is devastated. He knows there is something wrong and suspects his best friend's tragic death was not just an accident, but he cannot prove it.It’s been two years since Magnolia Richmond’s world came crashing down around her. After being in solitude ever since she lost her parents and her brother in an accident, Magnolia decides to break her silence.When she stumbles upon her brother’s best friend and her old heartache again, she is utterly determined to discover the truth behind the deaths that have made her life unbearable.Magnolia and Adam set out on a dangerous quest for the truth, and before they manage to get to the bottom of it, love starts growing between them. But...
The Earl Behind the Mask: A Clean & Sweet Regency Historical Romance Novel
They say there are two faces to every man...And she has fallen for both.Rose Danvers, the daughter of the Earl of Roxbough, has lived surrounded by the wonders of the theater ever since she can remember. When her beloved father announces it’s time she found a suitor, she manages to make a deal with him before meeting her intended, Daniel Eaton, the Earl of Elbrook.But there is so much about Daniel that Rose doesn’t understand…Known to the world only as ‘’the Specter’’, Daniel protects his identity behind a mask which allows him to perform in Rose’s theater every night.But as Daniel will soon find out, there are things his mask cannot protect him from, especially when Rose can see right through him so easily.As Rose and Daniel reach the point of no return, secrets and mysterious threats take the theater by storm, and Daniel’s mask will soon have to fall....
JOHN THE FEARLESS: 1371-1419. BASED ON TRUE EVENTS IN MEDIEVAL FRANCE
John, the Duke of Burgundy, was an unbelievably cunning, selfish and suspicious person, who trusted nobody, so he would always carry a weapon, and under his clothes he wore – chain mail. He feared his parents, he hated his wife, he disrespected his blood-relatives. This fear had consumed him completely. This fear turned him into a hypocrite, a traitor and a murderer. Based on historical facts and accounts of the Duke of Burgundy, ironically nicknamed John the Fearless.
The Earl’s Winning Wager: Clean Regency Romance (Lords for the Sisters of Sussex Book 2)
Lord Morley's life will change forever when he wins a game of cards and a family of sisters to go along with it.Miss Standish in none too pleased to have become the responsibility of yet another Lord, even if he is full of charm and goodness. Her responsibilities are to her sisters first. With the repairs on the castle moving forward nicely and concerted efforts in a season in Bath made to find suitors for them all, Miss Standish and Lord Morley must determine where duty stops and matters of the heart take over.Read this warm tale of family, sisters, loyalty and love to get a huge dose of the best part of a regency romance fans of Jane Austen or Georgette Heyer would enjoy.
Emma:Healing Hearts: Orphan Train Adventures
Emma: Healing Hearts (Orphan Train Adventures) While Emma’s older sister, Carrie, and her destitute mother tended to their dying father, she and her brothers were sent off on the orphan train to find new families. Although Roy and Henry were adopted by farmers, Emma was less fortunate, being placed in an abusive home. Carrie, determined to find Emma, finds herself involved with the Chicago prohibition mobsters. Looking alike, they finally come together years later, only to realize that they are in danger with the need to disappear. Can the two find new beginnings in Denver, Colorado while being pursued? Will Emma ever overcome her abuse to be able to love again? Follow this historical, inspirational adventure of a family torn apart, who must be able to forgive one another to once again bond together as a family.
Mrs. Odboddy, Hometown Patriot: A WWII tale of chicks and chicanery, suspicion and spies. (Mrs. Odboddy Mysteries Book 1)
Since the onset of WWII, Agnes Agatha Odboddy, hometown patriot and self-appointed scourge of the underworld, suspects conspiracies around every corner…stolen ration books, German spies running amuck, and a possible Japanese invasion off the California coast. This seventy-year-old, model citizen would set the world aright if she could get Chief Waddlemucker to pay attention to the town's nefarious deeds on any given Meatless Monday.Mrs. Odboddy vows to bring the villians, both foreign and domestic, to justice, all while keeping chickens in her bathroom, working at the Ration Stamp Office, and knitting argyles for the boys on the front lines.Imagine the chaos when Agnes’s long-lost WWI lover returns, hoping to find a million dollars in missing Hawaiian money and rekindle their ancient romance. In the thrilling conclusion, Agnes’s predictions become all too real when Mrs. Roosevelt unexpectedly comes to town to attend a funeral and Agnes must prove that she is,...