Tatiana (Upward Way Chronicles Book 1)
What readers are saying:Great read. I will be watching for more books written by Madeline Brock. Lively, yet inspirational. ~ CindyI thoroughly enjoyed reading this book and found myself sitting and reading the entire book in one setting. ~ KimberlyThis story will make you laugh, and make you cry as they endure rich and poor, and small town prejudices. This is a true five star story. ~ YvonneI really enjoyed this moving, gentle romance and coming of age tale. It reminded me of Alcott's 'Little Women' in the genuine innocence of the characters. ~ Tamarlyn________________________________Book Description:Tatiana Bergman views life through a different lens than others in rural Pennsylvania in the 1840's. She says and does what she likes as her passionate, impulsive behavior confounds her sisters and appalls her peers.Life only gets more complicated when Tatiana befriends Jonny Creek, a mischievous young man whose Native American blood puts him on the fringes of...
My eMpTy Life
“My life really was not empty as the title suggests. I was born and raised in Montana, MT. eMpTy is my joke. Many people seem to think that someone who chooses to live in the sparsely populated state has an uneventful, boring, and empty life. They compare the seemingly flat and empty prairie with a flat and empty life. But it is not. Neither the prairie is empty nor the lives of those of us who choose to live in its subtle beauty are empty.”Reminisce with the story-teller as she takes the reader on a verbal trip through her life, lived and loved, on the eastern prairie of Montana.
Soldier of Fortune (I): The Wolf Cub
1453 AD. The great city of Constantinople, last remnant of the once-mighty Roman Empire, falls to the Ottoman armies of Sultan Mehmed the Conqueror.An English knight named Sir John Page is taken prisoner by the Ottomans, and forced to entertain the Sultan with tales of the West. Page chooses to tell the story of his own long career as a soldier of fortune in France, Bohemia and the Italian city-states. Page’s tale begins in the year of Agincourt, Henry V’s famous victory over the French. As the bastard son of Thomas Page, a famous mercenary captain known as The Half-Hanged Man or The Wolf of Burgundy, Page soon acquires the nickname of The Wolf Cub. After slaying his cousin in a duel, Page flees his home and joins a band of outlaws in the forests of Sussex. At last - tired of the brutality of his companions - he decides...
Love Can Wait: Mail Order Bride (Sweet Western Hearts)
When a mail order bride must prove her new husband’s innocence in a murder case, their love is put to the ultimate test! Emma Jamieson moves to Texas as a mail order bride to secure a better future for herself. Her husband, Dr. Jonathan Newford, seems kind and she is sure he will treat her well. Their new marriage is put to the ultimate test of trust when a murder shakes up the sleepy Texas town. Emma must question her husband’s involvement with the crime, and she puts her own life in danger when she is determined to prove his innocence.Can Emma and Jonathan ever find true happiness amongst the chaos surrounding their new life together?If you love historical western and mail order bride romance books with twists and turns, you will love this sweet and clean romance story. Authors Note: This is a clean, stand-alone romance. No cheating and...
A Viking’s Love (Viking Horde Book 1)
Allisande of Lockwraithe paid the price for her father's treachery when the Viking invaders destroyed her home and abducted her for ransom.The Viking leader, Joran Ivarsson, swore to make her suffer as his slave. One look into his fiery slave's eyes and he was the one enslaved.Allisande expected to suffer at her captors hands, not feel the first stirrings of desire for her barbaric new master.Forced into slavery in a harsh, unyielding land, she comes to understand the man who owns her. Sworn to hate him forever for the death of her father, Allisande learns the insidious truths that make her question all she has ever known.Joran the Stonehearted, he is nicknamed, for his lack of softness for women and mercy in battle. Allisande undermines his best intentions to remain aloof to her, cracking the granite layers of his heart, making him question his using her as an instrument of...
Designs On Ivy’s Locket: A Gripping Suspense Novel (Wrenn Grayson Mystery Series Book 2)
Historian-for-hire Wrenn Grayson takes on a difficult client in Kerry St. John. Kerry seeks justice for his great-grandfather’s lifelong heartache. Wrenn meets the renowned jeweler through words recorded in his tattered journal.The year is 1946. He writes from the tiny crossroads of Wyatt, Ohio, about the theft of a treasured locket and the identity of three possible suspects.˃˃˃ The cold case heats up when Lori Hammond arrives.The stolen locket was discovered among her mother’s possessions after her death. Lori refuses to return it to the St. John family, so Wrenn sets out to follow the locket’s path through history. Next, Lori is attacked and Kerry accused. If Kerry’s not guilty, then who is? That question sends cold whispers from the past down Wrenn’s spine.˃˃˃ In Designs on Ivy’s Locket, Connie Chappell focuses on the theme of parents and children, separated by death, by theft, and by design.Though the historian's extensive...
Eve Piccolo felt like a broken cookie, you know the ones; they are left on the plate until all the perfect cookies are taken. It wouldn’t be so bad except there was always someone in school to point out the fact that she carried imperfections. Accepting the name calling as true, Eve went on about her business believing she would never measure up to what they considered beautiful. While her classmates only saw her outward appearance, Eve cultivated a beautiful heart. When her body caught up with her physical features, she was lovely on the inside and outside; by then it was too late, she was past school age and convinced she would never measure up. Walt was a broken cookie that moved into her town. He limped because of an injury in his youth and learned the hard way not to socialize with the flawless girls. Eve and Walt...
Tenth Year in the Sun (Book 1 of The Sankofa Sisterhood Series)
Could you keep a ten-year promiseAdoma convinces her best friends -- her soul sisters -- to meet on an idyllic island off the coast of Africa for a ten-year reunion. She's longing to reconnect, especially since she's just turned her life inside out, leaving her former career overseas and her rich but controlling beau. Over the years, her friends have had their share of ups and downs too. Broken hearts, broken promises. They used to tell each other everything, but now Adoma senses secrets being kept, maybe even lies being told. What's behind them??? As the secrets unravel, a life-threatening disaster emerges. Storm clouds gather in their island paradise while the ties of old friendship are strained to the limit. No one - including Adoma, knows whether the sisterhood will survive ...or if it and their lives will be threatened forever.
Tutankhamun and the Daughter of the Moon
Pharaonic Egypt at the height of her power forms the magnificent backdrop for this new take on Tutankhamun's short but eventful life.Egypt in the late fourteenth century BC: Ten-year-old Tutankhaten has just been crowned king of the Two Lands. His people pin high hopes on him, but with the kingship he hasn't asked for comes the total loss of his personal freedom. Worse still, it drives a wedge between him and Sitiah, the young daughter of Huy, his newly appointed King's Son of Kush. In order to carry out his duties, Huy moves to the far land of Nubia, accompanied by his family. In spite of the huge distance that lies between them and their inability to get in touch with each other, the two young people refuse to give up hope. The hope that some time, somehow they might get together all the same.The years go by, and everything...