Tag: Contemporary Women

The Little Coffee Shop of Kabul

“[Deborah] Rodriguez paints a vivid picture of Afghan culture. . . . As if Maeve Binchy had written The Kite Runner.”–Kirkus Reviews After hard luck and heartbreak, Sunny finally finds a place to call home–in the middle of an Afghanistan war zone. There, the thirty-eight-year-old serves up her American hospitality to the expats who patronize her coffee shop, including a Bri... »

The Art of Mending

It begins with the sudden revelation of astonishing secrets-secrets that have shaped the personalities and fates of three siblings, and now threaten to tear them apart. In renowned author Elizabeth Berg’s moving new novel, unearthed truths force one seemingly ordinary family to reexamine their disparate lives and to ask themselves: Is it too late to mend the hurts of the past? Laura Bartone ... »

Endless (Merciless #4)

He holds a power over me like no one else ever could. Maybe it’s because my heart begs to beat in time with his. Maybe it’s because my body bows to his and his alone. Maybe it’s because he thought he loved me before he even laid eyes on me. He thought wrong, it wasn’t me he thought he loved, and nothing has made me suffer like that little secret has.  He thought I belonged ... »

He’s So Good: Robert & Carter (LOVE In The USA #10)

Sparks fly when Robert and Carter find themselves bidding for the same project. Soon what started off as friendly competition morphs into their own version of the Game of Thrones. However, Robert and Carter will come to learn that there are no losers in the game of love.  »

Persuading Austen

It is a truth universally acknowledged that working with an ex is a terrible idea… Annie Elliot never expected her life to turn out this way: living with her dad, working as an accountant – surely the least glamorous job in Hollywood?! – and dodging her family’s constant bickering. Landing a job as a producer on a new adaptation of Pride and Prejudice seems like the piece of luck she’s... »

No One Wants to Be Miss Havisham

**Winner of the RNA Joan Hessayon New Writers’ Scheme Award** ‘Dickens with a chick lit makeover, what’s not to love??’ – Bestselling author of ‘The Best Thing I Never Had’, Erin Lawless What the Dickens is going on? Edie Dickens is a shark of a divorce lawyer. She doesn’t believe in love and she scoffs at happily ever afters, however she’s agreed to... »

Who We Were Before

Zoe knows that it wasn’t really her fault. Of course it wasn’t. But if she’d just grasped harder, run faster, lunged quicker, she might have saved him. And Edward doesn’t really blame her, though his bitter words at the time still haunt her, and he can no more take them back than she can halt the car that killed their son. Two years on, every day is a tragedy. Edward knows ... »

Fat Girls and Fairy Cakes

Can you really make a living from indulging in your dreams? TV Producer Stella Weston is over worked, overweight and under fire. Having battled uphill for years to balance her career with her family life, she is repaid by being put out to pasture on a religious gardening programme – complete with a nervous vicar, his nymphomaniac wife, and 22 stone Britney wannabe gardener, Gerald. In the past, co... »

Younger Thinner Blonder

Tough talking, ball busting, TV talk show host Tanya Travis is at the top of her game. For fifteen years she has steered The Truth With Tanya Travis to be a ratings winner, solving the problems of Britain’s great drug taking, shagging, DNA testing unwashed. But underneath the designer exterior, Tanya’s life isn’t so rosy. She is hounded by the press, who are desperate to prove he... »

The Pieces We Keep

“Gripped me from the first page and didn’t let go.”       –Alyson Richman, bestselling author of *The Lost Wife* In this richly emotional novel based on amazing true accounts, Kristina McMorris evokes the depth of a mother’s bond with her child, and the power of personal histories to echo through generations… Two years have done little to ease veterinarian Audra... »

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