Hawthorne never gave up hope that someday Laura Bell would return to their
small ranching community in the California foothills. But the battle-scarred
soldier is a world away from the carefree boy he once was.
When Laura finally
returns after a twelve-year absence, she finds everything has changed at her
family’s home. Or has it?…
Her best friend’s been murdered and Brazilian
orphanage director Regina da Silva will do whatever it takes to protect her
friend’s baby. Even if it means dealing with an intimidating man
she’s not sure she can trust.
Former Army Ranger Brooks Andersonrefuses to protect anyone ever
again. The last time he did, the woman and child both died. He’s there
to transport an orphan for adoption, as promised, and then he’s outta
when bullets fly, Brooks and Regina
risk everything and dive headlong into danger to protect one defenseless child.
As the killer closes in and long-buried secrets come
to light, they’ll have to trust their instincts—and each other–to
that be enough to save their little angel–and themselves—from certain
Connie Mann loves
stories of suspense, adventure and second chances. She offers encouragement to
busy women on her blog: www.BusyWomenBigDreams.com
and is an active member of Romance Writers of America and American Christian
Fiction Writers. She’s also a USCG-licensed boat captain, so when
she’s not writing, she’s usually on Central Florida’s
waterways with local school children or her fabulous family. Please visit her
online at: www.conniemann.com.
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Who knew making dinner could
change your life? Louisa Copeland certainly didn’t. But when the George Foreman
grill fell out of the pantry onto her head, resulting in a bump and a mighty
case of amnesia, Louisa’s life takes a turn for the unexpected. Who was this
Collin fellow, claiming she was his wife? And whose kids are those? Her name
couldn’t be Louisa. Why, she was the renowned romance writer Jazz Sweet, not a
Midwestern mom of three. Struggling to put the pieces together of the life
she’s told she had, Louisa/Jazz may realize that some memories are better left
Christian author, Diana Lesire Brandmeyer, writes historical
and contemporary romances. Author of Mind of Her Own, A Bride's Dilemma in
Friendship, Tennessee and We’re Not
Blended-We’re Pureed, A Survivor’s Guide to Blended Families. Once widowed
and now remarried she writes with humor and experience on the difficulty of
joining two families be it fictional or real life.
As if facing major decisions about the love of her life and
her future isn't enough, Mazie Hartford is also wrestling with a nagging
question about her family's past. And the answer seems connected to her
great-grandmother's Moses quilt. Can the patchwork pieces of a former slave's
story stitch the pattern of her tomorrow?
Kathi Macias is a multi-award winning writer who has
authored nearly 40 books and ghostwritten several others. A former newspaper
columnist and string reporter, Kathi has taught creative and business writing in
various venues and has been a guest on many radio and television programs. Kathi
is a popular speaker at churches, women’s clubs and retreats, and writers’
conferences. She won the 2008 Member of the Year award from AWSA (Advanced
Writers and Speakers Association) and was the 2011 Author of the Year from
BooksandAuthors.net. Her novel set in China, Red Ink, was named Golden
Scrolls 2011 Novel of the Year and was also a Carol Award Finalist; her October
2012 release, Unexpected Christmas Hero, was named 2012 Book of the Year
by BookandAuthors.net. Kathi “Easy Writer” Macias lives in Homeland, CA, with
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