Bechet Cross is determined to get his Reclaimed Wood Furniture business off the ground. Isis Hale is set on proving herself more than just a pretty face on her path to political glory. Neither has the time for romantic distractions from their goals, but a chance encounter leads to an unexpected bargain. A companionship contract could help them reach their goals without all the mess of an actual relationship. Can these two stick to the contract, or will the heat between them burn it and all they've worked for to the ground?
Braxton Cross is known for breaking beds and breaking hearts, but a chance encounter at a hotel bar flips the script he usually follows. Braxton is still breaking beds, but for the first time, he may be the one that ends up with a broken heart.
A Journal of the Plague Year is a novel by Daniel Defoe, first published in March 1722. It gives an account of one man's experiences of the year 1665, in which the the bubonic plague struck the city of London.
Pigafetta's book on Magellan’s travels is an engaging travel narrative honoring the legendary explorer. But it is much more: an accurate ethnographic and geographical account of the circumnavigation of the globe. Pifagetta describes the peoples, countries, goods, and even the languages that were spoken in every area.
The planet of Chelyana is a tropical paradise. Eighty-five percent of its surface is water spotted with a scattering of islands offering sandy beaches, lush foliage, and luxury resorts. When Chelyana is invaded by an insect race determined to devour the planet, Kaelyn discovers the fate of her people lies in her hands.
Little Women is a novel by the short story writer and novelist Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888), who was also an abolitionist and a feminist. Little Women was originally published in two volumes in 1868 and 1869 and is still a popular children's novel. The setting is an imaginary household based on her own residence in Massachusetts, while the characters are modeled on the author and her sisters. The story takes place during the Civil War. The narrative chronicles the lives of the four March sisters - Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy - from childhood to motherhood.
Frances D. Gage was one of the most significant figures in women’s history that the United States ever produced. Gage was a leading figure in feminism, reformation, and various human rights campaigns in the 19th century. She was also a passionate and vocal support of the abolitionist movement and it was regarding the fight for emancipation of the salves at the time that Gage made her Address to the American Equal Rights Association, delivered at the association’s first anniversary at the Church of the Puritans, New York in 1867.
Billionaire Pierce Carrington had achieved all he ever wanted in life. Everything apart from finding love. With his own biological clock ticking, Pierce knew his only realistic way to have a child of his own was to hire a surrogate. And he chose curvy Kate Wilder. Kate was set to be paid $500k for her surrogacy services, but the billionaire had an interesting caveat inserted into the contract. He stated that the baby must be produced by natural conception and that this surrogacy must remain top secret, even to his own family....
When mild real estate agent Jerria and her husband embark on an Alaskan cruise with friends, she can’t wait to enjoy one last vacation before the demands of a big change at home swamp her. But against Alaska’s beauty, passengers begin suffering from a rash of illness that is more than routine Mal de Mer. Jerria suspects they are being systematically poisoned. Can she discover who’s behind the nefarious plan before succumbing to it herself?
Depressed over her youngest son leaving two years early for college– across the country no less!– Jerria takes up her husband Will’s offer of a relaxing Hawaiian cruise. But, a series of ominous events onboard the Ocean Haven squashes any idea of a calm tropical vacation. Soon Jerria’s very life is in danger, and she can’t blame the mythical Pele for this one.
Whether you're a man, or a woman, young or old, it's time to switch to a Mediterranean way of life. The basics of the Mediterranean diet fit with all ages and situations. If you want to gradually but consistently lose weight, the Mediterranean diet in this book might be right for you. And you will lose fat, not water. You will lose belly fat, and your body shape will look much better. If you're searching for an opportunity to solve - once and for all - your weight problems, the Mediterranean diet works!
Cassie made a deal with her parents that if she could not make a decent living as a photographer within a few years, she would give up her dream and go to law school. The deadline is looming, but she has a plan to buy more time with another book and perhaps a gallery show of her work. What better location for some unique shots than an abandoned mining town in Arizona? While she’s not the type that goes looking for a hook-up, her best friend told her to wrangle a gorgeous cowboy while she was out there. How can she resist a sexy ranch owner who fits the bill?
Olivia West is a damned good attorney, and doesn’t apologize for it. She takes on the case of a woman abused by her husband. She uses her talents for good, but never considered that the bad might come back to bite her. Detective Carter Jackson adores Olivia and will do anything for her. The one thing he never expected he’d have to do is save her from the crazed ex-husband of one of her clients. Will he save Olivia and have a chance at a real future with her?
Who doesn't like a party? Now with this super simple sampling of tailgate teasers, appetizers, be sure to be the hit of the sporting event. There is no winning or losing, the dishes are tasty and easy, and it is a win win for football fans, soccer enthusiasts, and baseball fanatics.
A pastor and a linguistics expert a half world apart share a common dream. Unbeknownst to them the dream sets them on a collision course with a corrupt corporate conglomerate intent on establishing retreats in remote areas of the world to cater to the members clandestine satanic cults. A mysterious angel who works from an unseen realm and a small group of pastors are their only allies as the seek to prevent the forces of darkness from unleashing an army of demonic beings into the earthly plane.
Jeremiah Burroughs (1599-1646) was an English Congregationalist and a well-known Puritan preacher. With his book The Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment Burroughs seeks to promote peace among believers of various persuasions, and contentment in the hearts of individual believers. He defines contentment as an inward, quiet submission of the heart, which takes pleasure in God's providence in every situation.
Narrative of the Captivity and Extreme Sufferings of Mrs. Clarissa Plummer
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The recollections of Mrs. Clarissa Plummer who was taken prisoner with her famiy in 1835 by the Comanche tribe. They remained in captivity for nearly two years, and were liberated by a fur trader. Museum Audiobooks strives to present audiobook versions of authentic, unabridged historical texts from prior eras which contain a variety of points of view. The texts do not represent the views or opinions of Museum Audiobooks, and in certain cases may contain perspectives or language that is objectionable to the modern listener.
Lana is in an unhappy marriage to a jealous man, and in love with someone who will never see her as more than a friend. Eve is in an abusive relationship that has turned on her children. Her search for freedom sends her into the arms of a dangerous man. Katie is a naive, stay at home mother who thought her world was perfect until she receives a text message that her husband no longer wants to be married.