Becoming: What do you do when your husband hits you? When your father only thinks of you as Daddy’s good girl? When your little son looks at you with tears in his eyes and asks you why you’re taking him away from home in the middle of the night? If you’re Susan Kidd, you forge a new identity for yourself and leave the past behind. Like countless women who have made the wrong choices, loved the wrong man, let other people direct their lives, Susan decided to take control of her future. Bright, determined and hardworking, she had the courage to believe she could succeed. This is her story. It is your story…for in one way or another, we are all….BECOMING.
Zing: Jesse Stanton cut her PR teeth on celebrity types, but she’s never met anyone like sizzling hot Oliver Harnett, former White House chef. Jesse’s head spins with romance until she’s the deadly target in a diabolical plot to destroy Oliver using Jesse as a hostage.
The Way of the Wicked: They are heirs to a staggering fortune won through lies, greed and ruthless ambition—the children of Patrick Killian, who clawed his way up from poverty to build the gargantuan Emerald Chocolate empire in the lawless chaos of Prohibition Era Chicago. Caitlin, kind and loving cursed by blind loyalty…and forbidden desire. Sheilagh, wild and stunningly beautiful, a creature of raw, blistering sensuality, seeking stardom and love beneath the bright lights of New York’s Broadway. And Michael, impelled by conscience to shun the keys to the kingdom…but shackled by suffocating, unbreakable bonds of family. Tormented by dark secrets, haunted by whispers of scandal and murder, they must now stand united against a gathering storm that could tear their house apart —and a devastating treachery that threatens their legacy….and their lives.
Rivers of Gold: From the moment their eyes first met they knew their destiny…They were barely more than children, eager to explore life’s limitless possibilities- she, an adventurer’s impetuous daughter…and he, the handsome, rebellious son of conservative Texas gem dealers. Yet they knew from the first instant their hearts were forever one…no matter where the fates might lead them. But tragedy and intolerance destroyed their cherished dream, and cruelly cast them down divergent paths—leaving them nothing but a dim memory of youthful passion…and the fading echoes of soft, whispered promises of eternal devotion. Now Lilli Mitchell and Zane McAllister have come together again as adults on an adventure that takes them to magical and dangerous Machu Picchu where they have one last chance to recapture the lost magic of a love that was destined to be.
Web of Deceit: From the depths of a London slum, Amanda Granger created an illusion of wealth and breeding that became her passport into New York society. With her dazzling beauty and the ease with which she lived her lie, Amanda captivated an adoring public and drove men to bold and dangerous passion. But for all her fierce ambition, all her daring dreams, Amanda Granger knew that her heart’s desires were held together by the fragile threads of deceptions and secrets. Triumph would always be elusive until she escaped from her web of deceit.
Sins of Omission: She had created a Golden Empire, but another dream was still to be fulfilled. SINS OF OMISSION is a sweeping family saga of passion and triumph that spans fifty years. From a life of poverty in a small French Province, Renee Dubois would fight impossible odds to become the sensation of Paris, in the 1920’’s and 1930’s, building a magnificent fashion dynasty that would span the globe. Yet the money and power that gave her entrée into the glittering glamour capitals of the world did not soothe the anguish of sacrificing the passions of her heart. Nor could it shield her from the vengeance of a woman obsessed with destroying her. It is Renee’s indomitable will and boundless love that let her triumph—for the family empire she had created and for the man she thought she had lost forever.
Wings of Destiny: A profound epic. Lanigan’s sprawling saga takes you from Jamaica to the Golden City of San Francisco, to the Forbidden City of Peking. Journalist, Barbara Mansfield must uncover long buried family secrets which are the key to exposing the corruption in her city by the bay.
Friday Papers: Amid the glitz of Monte Carlo and the dangerous diamond smuggling of the Ivory Coast, brilliant and beautiful Chicago fashion journalist, Friday Fitzhugh, risks her life and her heart chasing what she believes to be a prize winning story. Blisteringly handsome, diamond thief, Jack Boyier, maneuvers Friday like a pawn in his very secret and deadly game. Friday Papers is a highly-charged, passionate romance wrapped in a spy-thriller.
Miracles are Golden: This heartwarming story is about eight-year-old Jimmy Longwood, who has fallen in love with a Golden Retriever puppy. When his parents explain that their condo does not allow pets, Jimmy is heartbroken. While skiing in Aspen the entire family is killed in an avalanche. Jimmy goes to heaven and meets an angel who decides to send Jimmy back to earth as the very Golden Retriever he’d wanted for his own and to learn the one lesson all human beings must learn…unconditional love.
Billionaire’s Love Suite: He owned a chain of luxurious hotels. For Justin Yates, women were a weekend affair until he met gorgeous Shanna Jackson, his feisty new Operations Director. Billionaire’s Love Suite is a sexy story about the search for true love.
Writing the Great American Romance Novel: The complete guide to turning romances into cash. Romance novels are the top-selling genre in fiction. How can aspiring writers break into this lucrative field? With Writing the Great American Romance Novel, the most complete guide to writing that novel, getting it published, working with editors, agents, and publicists, and promoting it once it’s out! Step-by-step instruction shows how to create romantic heroes and heroines, structure a story, and write love scenes, as well as how to plan outlines, use timelines and grids, conduct personal interviews, and do historical research. With extras such as a list of publishers, a sample press release, a sample synopsis, and much more, this book is must-have for any aspiring romance writer passionate about writing. • Romance accounts for $1.2 billion in sales and 55 percent of the paperback market • The group Romance Writers of America has almost 10,000 members.
- Are you ashamed to tell your friends and family how your partner really treats you?
- Do you walk on eggshells around him for fear he’ll lose his temper?
- Do you wonder what you did to make him stop caring?
The Evolving Woman: Intimate Confessions of Surviving Mr. Wrong: If you answered “yes” to these questions, you know all too well how an abusive partner can diminish your soul. Whether you are being physically hurt or emotionally pummeled with angry words and insults, this book will offer you hope.
Bestselling novelist Catherine Lanigan forgoes her fictional heroines to bring you the personal stories of real-life heroines―women from all races, religions and walks of life, who drew upon their faith, fortitude and depth of character to break free of the abuse that left them shattered physically, emotionally and spiritually.
Each heart-rending story chronicles the tears, triumphs and challenges these women faced in their evolution from victim to victor. Their experiences extend a lite-line to all abused women by revealing how to identify a potential abuser, how to recognize when someone you love is involved in a codependent relationship, and where to go to find professional help to break the cycle of abuse. A true testament to the resiliency of women, their stories will shock you, enrage you, inspire you… and most of all, change you. Let the evolution begin…