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Up to the Challenge
Author: Terri Osburn
Publisher:
ISBN: 1477809686
Pages: 340
Year: 2013
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"When the Dempsey patriarch suffers a heart attack, Lucas Dempsey steps up to keep the doors of the family restaurant open. The proverbial prodigal son returns home to Anchor Island?putting family first and his quest to make partner at his high-powered law firm on hold. Sporting a bruised ego after losing his fianc?e to his older brother, Lucas would rather walk on glass than spend six weeks within spitting distance of the happy couple. But family duty calls. And that duty includes working side-by-side with a tantalizing spitfire intent on driving him mad. Tough-as-nails boat mechanic Sid Navarro is happy to trade her tools for an apron to help the Dempseys in their time of need. That is, until she realizes she?ll be working alongside Lucas, the man she?s loved from afar since she first laid eyes on him in high school. Lucas could charm the paint off a schooner, but Sid knows she doesn?t fit his girl-next-door type. To show her true feelings would mean certain heartbreak, but the temptation of Lucas in her bed might be more than she can resist. After a rocky start punctuated by verbal barbs and exasperating arguments, things heat up between them?big-time?but their steamy affair turns more than casual in a matter of weeks. Sid?s life has become the dream she?s always wanted, and Lucas has fallen hard for the last woman he ever expected to love." -- from publisher's website.
More Give to Live
Author: Douglas M. Lawson
Publisher: Alti Publishing
ISBN: 1883051223
Pages: 304
Year: 1999-02-01
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The joy of giving enriches the giver. Here are steps anyone can take to help themselves and the world. Great tool for fundraisers and nonprofit organizations.
Home to Stay
Author: Terri Osburn
Publisher: Montlake Romance
ISBN: 1477818367
Pages: 279
Year: 2014-05-01
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Willow Parsons's two new best friends are getting married, putting her squarely on the sidelines of romance--which suits her just fine. After the nightmarish situation she escaped from, featuring the ultimate Mr. Wrong, she is more than happy to spend her days slinging drinks in Dempsey's Bar & Grill, and her nights alone. But her Anchor Island refuge has just one catch: muscle-bound charmer Randy Navarro. Everyone in town knows that Randy, owner of the local fitness club, is a giant teddy bear. Everyone, it seems, except for Willow. He's convinced that her avoidance is more than just playing hard to get, and is determined to uncover the secrets that shadow her lovely eyes. But when old fears are dragged into the light, can Randy get Willow to stay and fight for their love...or will she take flight, leaving him and Anchor Island behind? Home to Stay is a charming, romantic tale about following your heart to find where you belong.
Shipwreck
Author: Gordon Korman
Publisher:
ISBN: 1439519757
Pages: 129
Year: 2008-08-11
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Follows a group of six kids stranded on a deserted island as they embark on a quest for survival that tests their limits.
Falling Star
Author: Terri Osburn
Publisher: Montlake Romance
ISBN: 1503900339
Pages: 304
Year: 2018-03-27
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A country star looking for a comeback has one last shot at fame--and he might just have one last shot at love. Naomi Mallard is a fixer by nature. And as PR manager for Nashville's Shooting Stars record label, she's facing her biggest fix: redeeming country music bad boy Chance Colburn. But in Naomi's eyes, a police record and a stint in rehab are the least of Chance's sins. He has spent his life running from demons and making tabloid headlines that have sent his career into a tailspin. Now he's struggling to find his muse and maintain his newfound sobriety, all while counting on the woman he once betrayed to repair his tattered reputation. Naomi is determined to keep their relationship strictly professional, but that's not easy when an unexpected injury forces the former couple into disturbingly close proximity. Will mending their once-broken relationship be Naomi's best save yet? Or will Chance's past wreck any hope for a future together?
Desolation Island (Vol. Book 5) (Aubrey/Maturin Novels)
Author: Patrick O'Brian
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393088529
Pages: 352
Year: 2011-12-05
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"The relationship [between Aubrey and Maturin]...is about the best thing afloat....For Conradian power of description and sheer excitement there is nothing in naval fiction to beat the stern chase as the outgunned Leopard staggers through mountain waves in icy latitudes to escape the Dutch seventy-four."—Stephen Vaughan, Observer Commissioned to rescue Governor Bligh of Bounty fame, Captain Jack Aubrey and his friend and surgeon Stephen Maturin sail the Leopard to Australia with a hold full of convicts. Among them is a beautiful and dangerous spy—and a treacherous disease that decimates the crew. With a Dutch man-of-war to windward, the undermanned, outgunned Leopard sails for her life into the freezing waters of the Antarctic, where, in mountain seas, the Dutchman closes...
Meant to Be
Author: Terri Osburn
Publisher: Montlake Romance
ISBN: 1612183085
Pages: 338
Year: 2013
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Sometimes the next best thing is what you've been looking for all along.... Beth Chandler has spent her whole life pleasing others. She went to law school to make her grandparents happy. She agreed to marry her workaholic boyfriend, Lucas, to make him happy. And, despite her fear of boats, she took a ferry to see Lucas's parents just to make them happy. While suffering through a panic attack on the ferry, Beth meets a tall, sexy stranger who talks her down from her fear--and makes her heart flutter in the process. Soon, she has a new reason to panic: her gorgeous, blue-eyed rescuer is Lucas's brother, Joe. But could she ever leave her fiancé for his own brother...even if Lucas is more focused on making partner than on making their relationship work...and even if Joe turns out to be everything she never knew she wanted?
The Book Whisperer
Author: Donalyn Miller
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 047062342X
Pages: 240
Year: 2010-01-12
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Donalyn Miller says she has yet to meet a child she couldn't turn into a reader. No matter how far behind Miller's students might be when they reach her 6th grade classroom, they end up reading an average of 40 to 50 books a year. Miller's unconventional approach dispenses with drills and worksheets that make reading a chore. Instead, she helps students navigate the world of literature and gives them time to read books they pick out themselves. Her love of books and teaching is both infectious and inspiring. The book includes a dynamite list of recommended "kid lit" that helps parents and teachers find the books that students really like to read.
His First and Last
Author: Terri Osburn
Publisher: Montlake Romance
ISBN: 1477828788
Pages: 289
Year: 2015-04-21
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At eighteen, Lorelei Pratchett couldn't wait to get out of her hometown. Twelve years later, her Hollywood dreams have fizzled and she's back—temporarily, she thinks. Though she throws herself into saving the old theater and starting a baking business, small towns have long memories, and Lorelei's wild past still haunts her. It doesn't help that her ex-boyfriend, Spencer Boyd, is even hotter, smarter, and more distracting than before. The fiery Lorelei that Spencer knew years ago may have become closed off and cautious, but their chemistry hasn't faded one bit. Losing her a second time is unthinkable to him, yet Lorelei is convinced she doesn't belong in Ardent Springs. Somehow, Spencer needs to show her that everything she needs is right here: family, friendship, new beginnings…and a man who's never stopped loving her. Warm, sexy, and laugh-out-loud funny, His First and Last is an irresistible story of first love and second chances.
Her Hopes and Dreams
Author: Terri Osburn
Publisher: Montlake Romance
ISBN: 1503941426
Pages: 272
Year: 2016-11-15
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As a newly single mother, Carrie Farmer isn't quite ready to jump back into the dating pool in Ardent Springs--especially since her last marriage was such a disaster. But if anyone could entice her to wade in a bit, it would be her hunky neighbor, Noah Winchester. He's the perfect man: strong, protective, and smoking hot. But her eyes have deceived her before, and she's no longer willing to hand over her heart so easily. After completing several tours in the Middle East, Noah returns to his hometown a very different man. The former soldier's plan to rest and relax is soon waylaid by the intriguing woman next door and her heart-stealing little girl. Something--or someone--put shadows in Carrie's lovely eyes, and he's determined to clear them away. But when hidden demons can no longer be ignored, the couple gets a reminder from an unexpected source that love truly can conquer all.
Wired for Love
Author: Stan Tatkin
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
ISBN: 1608820599
Pages: 200
Year: 2012-01-02
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"What the heck is my partner thinking?" is a common refrain in romantic relationships, and with good reason. Every person is wired for love differently, with different habits, needs, and reactions to conflict. The good news is that most people's minds work in predictable ways and respond well to security, attachment, and rituals, making it possible to actually neurologically prime the brain for greater love and fewer conflicts. Wired for Love is a complete insider's guide to understanding a partner's brain and promoting love and trust within a romantic relationship. Readers learn ten scientific principles they can use to avoid triggering fear and panic in their partners, manage their partners' emotional reactions when they do become upset, and recognize when the brain's threat response is hindering their ability to act in a loving way. By learning to use simple gestures and words, readers can learn to put out emotional fires and help their partners feel more safe and secure. The no-fault view of conflict in this book encourages readers to move past a ""warring brain"" mentality and toward a more cooperative ""loving brain"" understanding of the relationship. Based in the sound science of neurobiology, attachment theory, and emotion regulation research, this book is essential reading for couples and others interested in understanding the complex dynamics at work behind love and trust in intimate relationships.
Anchor
Author: Nicole Blanchard
Publisher: Bolero Books, LLC (new account)
ISBN: 1941665810
Pages: 245
Year: 2016-12-19
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These U.S. Marines are always the first to fight when it comes to their country…or the women they love. Former Marine turned Coast Guard Gabriel Rossi, traded the brutal desert for the unforgiving sea to be closer to his family. When a woman risks her life to save his young daughter, Gabe will stop at nothing to bring her home safe. Chloe McKinney would be the first to say she isn’t a hero. But when a man draws a gun and threatens the passengers on a ferry, she’s the only one who steps in the line of fire to protect a little girl, even if it means sacrificing herself. As the clock ticks down to an explosive confrontation, Gabe and Chloe must trust one another if they’re going to make it to morning alive. Anchor is the thrilling prequel to the pulse-pounding First to Fight Series by Nicole Blanchard.
The Last in Love
Author: Terri Osburn
Publisher: Montlake Romance
ISBN: 1477848517
Pages: 269
Year: 2017-05-30
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Abby Williams lost her husband--and the future she envisioned--to a roadside bomb in a foreign land, so a kitchen fire is no big deal. When the local firemen show up to put out the blaze, the army widow finds herself attracted to one hot volunteer firefighter...until she realizes it's Justin Donovan, a man five years her junior. Justin has long carried a torch for Abby. But after she got married ten years ago, he put her out of his mind, left Ardent Springs for Chicago, and got a job as a real estate developer. Now he's back--for reasons he'd rather not share--and he wants to prove to Abby that age is nothing but a number. Will Abby's reluctance and Justin's secrets extinguish any attempts at romance? Or will the sparks between them ignite a second chance at love?
Gould's Book of Fish
Author: Richard Flanagan
Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
ISBN: 0802191991
Pages: 416
Year: 2014-09-23
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Winner of the Commonwealth Prize New York Times Book Review—Notable Fiction 2002 Entertainment Weekly—Best Fiction of 2002 Los Angeles Times Book Review—Best of the Best 2002 Washington Post Book World—Raves 2002 Chicago Tribune—Favorite Books of 2002 Christian Science Monitor—Best Books 2002 Publishers Weekly—Best Books of 2002 The Cleveland Plain Dealer—Year’s Best Books Minneapolis Star Tribune—Standout Books of 2002 Once upon a time, when the earth was still young, before the fish in the sea and all the living things on land began to be destroyed, a man named William Buelow Gould was sentenced to life imprisonment at the most feared penal colony in the British Empire, and there ordered to paint a book of fish. He fell in love with the black mistress of the warder and discovered too late that to love is not safe; he attempted to keep a record of the strange reality he saw in prison, only to realize that history is not written by those who are ruled. Acclaimed as a masterpiece around the world, Gould’s Book of Fish is at once a marvelously imagined epic of nineteenth-century Australia and a contemporary fable, a tale of horror, and a celebration of love, all transformed by a convict painter into pictures of fish.
The Running Man
Author: Stephen King
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1501143859
Pages: 416
Year: 2016-04-19
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A desperate man attempts to win a reality TV game where the only objective is to stay alive in this #1 national bestseller from Stephen King, writing as Richard Bachman. It was the ultimate death game in a nightmare future America. The year is 2025 and reality TV has grown to the point where people are willing to wager their lives for a chance at a billion-dollar jackpot. Ben Richards is desperate—he needs money to treat his daughter’s illness. His last chance is entering a game show called The Running Man where the goal is to avoid capture by Hunters who are employed to kill him. Surviving this month-long chase is another issue when everyone else on the planet is watching—and willing to turn him in for the reward. With an introduction by Stephen King on “The Importance of Being Bachman.”