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by Jaime Loughran
When Jess Bennett’s husband dies of cancer, she believes her life is over. She tries to draw strength from her friends and family, but it is the love of her dog, Odin, that helps ease the pain of Jason’s loss the most. Odin is the strong and patient companion she needs, and his needs force her out of the darkness of her depression. Just when she thinks she might be able to move on, cancer rears its ugly head and deals her another blow.
As Jess struggles to cope with Odin'... more
by Brenda Mohammed
Stories People Love contains short stories of Crime, Adventure, and Love.
1. A Headmaster's Daughter - When minimal value was placed on education for girls, a passionate young Christian girl finds true love with a brilliant scholar.
2. Travel Dreams of Yesterday - Two young adventurous girls, one with a strict Christian father, take a trip across the world.
3. ... more
by Ava MilesQuarterback Jordan Dean thought he had everything until his long-time girlfriend broke up with him. His football rock star life had become too burdensome to her. Plus there was another teensy, weensy reason. Chef Grace Kincaid had gotten tired of waiting for him to propose. Ouch. When Jordan wins the Super Bowl, he tells himself it’s enough. But he can’t get Grace out of his mind. When she calls, insisting they meet, he eagerly agrees. Only to discover he’s going to be a father… Grace had a... more
by Natasza Waters
A geriatrics nurse who has recently lost her mother finds happiness again when she meets a retired Marine who shares his knowledge of the sea with her. Their love and bravery are put to the test when they're forced to navigate the storm of the century, caught in hurricane Wilma.
by Carolyn Arnold
"A thriller all the way…Arnold never disappoints.”
–The Reading Café
A defense attorney's worst nightmare…
"If I pay with my life, you will pay with yours."
Defense Attorney Bryan Lexan may have just taken on the case which will cost him his life. When his client, a Russian mafia boss, is convicted of first-degree murder, he vows to make Bryan pay.
by Douglas WarrenThis enchanting and inspiring love story begins in the romantic Montmartre neighborhood of Paris. As Michelle, a young and spirited Parisian woman, struggles with her crutches down the treacherous Abbesses stairs she loses her balance and begins to fall just as John passes by. Thanks to his quick actions she is saved from a potentially fatal fall down the long and winding stairway. Looking into her beautiful and hypnotic eyes, asking if she is all right, he immediately falls in love. The feeling... more
by Brenda S. AndersonBank employee Lissa Morgan likes all the columns of her life to add up. From her job to romance, every major decision is planned out. But before she can go out on a date with Mr. Perfect, she attends a charity auction with her meddling mom who wins Lissa a date with thrill-seeker Caleb Johnson. Caleb lived for adventure until heart disease stole his wife’s life. Then debt closed his business and now threatens to take his home. With a toddler to raise, he vows that his risk-taking days are ov... more
by Elizabeth Blair
There are only two rules: let no one see my birthmark and never use social media.
Last night, I broke both.
Today, I learn just how deadly mistakes can be.
On the run with her mother since she was five, Ariana’s life has never been normal. Although she’s never been told about her childhood, she’s smart enough to know that when the men in dark suits appear, it’s time to run again. For fifteen years, it has been the two of them against the ... more
by Angela QuarlesThe Jacobite Rebellion--not the best time to get drunk, hook up with a guy, and lose your sister. A drunken bet... When computer game designer Traci Campbell gets too close and personal with a bottle of Glenfiddich while vacationing in Scotland, she whisks her kilt-obsessed sister back to 1689 to prove hot guys in kilts are a myth. Hello, hundred bucks! But all bets are off when she meets Iain, the charming playboy in a to-die-for kilt. Wrong place, wrong time, wrong name... Iain MacCowan regu... more
by Cherime MacFarlaneMolly only takes chances while driving. Life burned her, and she isn’t ready to open herself up to new wounds. Louis, Lou for short, knows more about the woman than Molly likes. When she discovers Lou crewed with her dead husband, Molly wonders how much Davis Lee told his shipmate about her. He’s supposed to be her muscle to facilitate an aircraft engine exchange. It’s a business trip into the wilds of Alaska that has them cooped up in a truck for days. Where will their road talk take them?
by Cherime MacFarlaneGrowing up the only child of an alcoholic mother, Colin didn’t get much love. In the small community he grew up in everyone knew his situation and the boy turned increasingly inward. The only thing that kills the pain is going higher, further and faster. ‘So dare me why don’t you.’ One other child sees the hurt. One boy, Paul, a little older brings Colin into his home. They become friends for life. Paul finds a girl, just released from foster care. He brings her home to the business and his pa... more
by Cherime MacFarlaneSet against the backdrop of the building of the Alaska Pipeline during the 1970s, this romance tells of two people working to make a life in a harsh climate and turbulent times. Abandoned by the man who convinced her to move to bush Alaska, Nancy isn’t looking for love. It takes everything she has just to survive. Ramon, Ray is a man with a child and family responsibilities. Ray is ready to commit to the right woman. An accident at Mile 43.3 on the Richardson Highway changes both their lives.
by Cherime MacFarlaneAlgen is finally home after spending most of her teen years, and young adulthood in Washington State. She has never been clear on the reason she was sent to live with her father’s relatives. But she has a job she loves and can finally live in the place she loves. The Aurora Borealis fascinates her; Algen has missed the lights and winter terribly. The Grannies want her to be careful. Should she be wary of the new hire at the native corporation? She’s sure if he gets too close her heart is going t... more
by Cherime MacFarlaneMike has every reason to be careful. His business leaves him open to threats and possibly violence. He is suspicious of the woman hanging around the dilapidated old garage near the road. What is she doing on his property? Angie saw the little kitten on the way to work. The poor little thing is living under the old shed. She wants to rescue it before the temperature drops so low it freezes to death. The big man is intimidating, but the kitten needs help, and she’ll take on the irate homeowner if... more
by Cherime MacFarlaneA novella about motorcycle riding in Alaska. For the first time in fifteen years, he won't have a child to look after. After a long motorcycle ride and several straight shots of tequila, he is feeling no pain. But what will he do without his daughter over the winter? She is looking for adventure after having raised three kids to adulthood. Traveling to Alaska has been her dream for years. In a lodge several hundred miles from the big city, these two people begin a conversation. He has an empty... more
by Cherime MacFarlaneAbsolutely devastated, she is standing on the side of the road with a dead car, no cell phone, and no money. Running from an abusive ex-husband, she and her daughter must have a paycheck. The mechanic stops to help, but what will he ask of her? Are there strings attached to his offer of assistance? Divorced, the father of three is in a last ditch stand to save his business. But the woman stranded on the side of the road is a distraction he cannot ignore. She needs help.