Category: Contemporary Women

  • Download E-books Girls in Trucks PDF

    By Katie Crouch

    Sarah Walters, the narrator of ladies IN vehicles, is a reluctant Camellia Society debutante. She has constantly felt ill-fitted to the rococo methods of Southern womanhood and kin, and is worried to shake the bonds of her early life. nonetheless, she follows the conventional direction laid out for her. this can be Charleston, and during this attractive, darkish, segregated city, confirmed principles and manners suggest every thing.

    But as Sarah grows older, she reveals that her Camellia classes fail her, quite as she is going to school, strikes North, and navigates love and lifestyles in big apple. There, Sarah and her team of displaced deb sisters try and outline themselves in the realities of contemporary existence. Heartbreak, habit, disappointing jobs and dying fail to reside as much as the hazy, satisfied destiny promised to them through their Camellia moms and sisters.

    When a few unforeseen bumps within the road--an unplanned beginning, a relatives death--lead Sarah again domestic, she's pressured to take one other lengthy examine the fading empire of her early life. It takes a wierd flip of occasions to eventually floor Sarah sufficient to make a few severe offerings. And merely then does she notice that up to she attempted to disclaim it, the place she comes from will continually impact the place she finally ends up. The motto of her girlhood cotillion society, "Once a Camellia, consistently a Camellia," may well end up to have extra knowledge and pull to it than she ever may have guessed.
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  • Download E-books Damage Control (Dirty Money) PDF

    By Lisa Renee Jones

    Wall road meets the Sons of Anarchy in Damage keep watch over, the smoldering, hot subsequent novel within the explosively horny Dirty Money sequence from New York Times bestselling writer Lisa Renee Jones.
    The purely more thing harmful than a gloomy secret's a broken middle…

    Shane Brandon has been driven to the threshold, torn among his corrupt kin and his explosive, all-consuming wish for Emily Stevens, who he now understands isn't who, and what, she turns out. Has he depended on the incorrect individual? Will she, no longer his brother Derek, be the last word destruction of his relatives Empire.
    Emily attempts to run from Shane, yet he'll cease her, confront her, strength her to bare all – one sizzling contact and kiss, at a time, lower than each intimate element of who this lady is, and what she desires, is uncovered. yet as he tears away the risks of the unknowns with the girl in his mattress, and in his middle, The Martina Cartel, has set their websites on his corporation, his relatives, and the only piece of leverage they think he won’t gamble with: Emily.

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  • Download E-books Coming Home PDF

    By Rosamunde Pilcher

    Against the backdrop of a sublime Cornwall mansion prior to international battle II and an enormous continent-spanning canvas throughout the turbulent battle years, this related to tale tells of a unprecedented younger woman's coming of age, coming to grips with love and unhappiness, and in each feel of the time period, coming home...

    In 1935, Judith Dunbar is left in the back of at a British boarding college whilst her mom and child sister burst off to affix her father in Singapore. At Saint Ursula's, her friendship with Loveday Carey-Lewis sweeps her into the privileged, madcap global of the British aristocracy, instructing her approximately values, friendship, and wealth. however it stands out as the drama of conflict, because it wrenches Judith from these she cares approximately so much, that would train her approximately courage...and approximately love.

    Teeming with really good, memorable characters in a singular that may be a real masterpiece, Coming Home is a publication to be savored, reread, and adored forever.

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  • Download E-books Manhunting PDF

    By Jennifer Crusie

    "Few well known writers deal with mild romantic comedy as deftly as Jennifer Crusie."

    --"Boston Globe" on "Bet Me"

    "A definite bet...Jennifer Crusie's rollicking romance hits the jackpot."

    "--BookPage "on" guess Me"

    "Wonderful, clean, humorous, gentle, outrageous...Crusie is one in every of a kind."

    "--Booklist "on "What the girl wishes"

    "Crusie turns out incapable of writing a humdrum web page, or one that isn't aglow."

    "--Kirkus studies "on" What the girl wishes"

    "A non-traditional couple (he's 30, she's forty) and a puppy with a real character make this one of many funniest, sexiest romances of the year."

    "--Library magazine "on" someone yet You"

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  • Download E-books Where the God of Love Hangs Out: Fiction (Random House Reader's Circle) PDF

    By Amy Bloom

    Love, in its many kinds and complexities, weaves via this assortment by means of Amy Bloom, the New York Times bestselling writer of Away. Bloom’s amazing and astute tales remove darkness from the mysteries of ardour, family members, and friendship. a tender girl is haunted by means of her roommate’s homicide; a guy and his daughter-in-law confess their sins within the unlikeliest of locations; middle-aged, married buddies locate themselves unusually interested in one another, risking keen on their love yet by no means underestimating the price. Propelled by means of Bloom’s incredible prose, unmistakable voice, and beneficiant wit, Where the God of affection Hangs Out takes us to the margins and the facilities of people’s emotional lives, exploring the adjustments that include love and loss.

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  • Download E-books Blue: A Novel PDF

    By Danielle Steel

    #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

    Ginny Carter was a emerging celebrity in television information, married to a best anchorman, with a three-year-old son and a whole and satisfied lifestyles in Beverly Hills—until her entire global dissolved in one speedy at the highway days ahead of Christmas. within the aftermath, she items her existence again jointly and attempts to discover which means in her life as a human rights employee within the worst components round the globe.
     
    Then, at the anniversary of the fateful accident—and wrestling with the trap of loss of life herself—she meets a boy who will reason her existence to alter ceaselessly another time. Thirteen-year-old Blue Williams has been dwelling at the streets, deserted by means of his relatives, hardly attending college, and completely by myself. Following her instincts, Ginny reaches out to him. Leery of all people, he runs from her many times. yet he constantly returns, and every time, their friendship grows.
     
    Blue glows with oversized spirit and an impossible to resist mixture of innocence and knowledge past his years. Ginny deals him appreciate as they shape an strange bond and turn into the family members they each one misplaced. yet simply as Blue is actually commencing to belief her, she learns of a surprising betrayal that he has been hiding. Is it a wound too deep to heal, or will she have the capacity to struggle the conflict that might lead them to either complete again?
     
    Blue is no 1 New York Times bestselling writer Danielle metal at her most interesting, a probing and emotionally gripping tale of darkish secrets and techniques printed, moment probabilities, and the facility of affection and braveness to beat life’s maximum demanding situations.
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  • Download E-books The Forbidden Daughter PDF

    By Shobhan Bantwal

    Set within the sensual richness of India, Shobhan Bantwal's gripping new novel asks: the place can a girl flip while her life's maximum blessing is visible as a curse? it is a woman! for many younger undefined, information in their unborn kid's gender brings pleased anticipation. no longer so for Isha Tilak and her husband, Nikhil. They have already got a liked daughter, yet Nikhil's mom and dad, hard-wired to prefer male young ones primarily, coldly reject little Priya at each flip. useless and egocentric, they see lady grandchildren as burdens, and could simply as quickly by no means meet the single turning out to be in Isha's abdominal. Even the obstetrician consents, going as far as to indicate the unthinkable, throwing Nikhil right into a rage-and altering Isha's lifestyles ceaselessly . . . while Nikhil is stumbled on brutally murdered, Isha is confident it had anything to do along with his response to the doctor's hideous "solution" to their challenge. by myself, grief-stricken, and relentlessly oppressed through in-laws who think her child is a nasty omen, Isha units out on her personal. Born right into a privileged classification, Isha does not understand first thing approximately fending for herself, yet to guard her worthy daughters, she's going to study. and she or he will hang to the wish given to her via an odd previous mystic: that her child will arrive at the auspicious evening of Kojagari Purnima, the whole harvest moon, and be a present from Lakshmi, the goddess of health and wellbeing. Isha and her women will desire the entire advantages they could get, for the best chance of all lies forward . . . compliment for Shobhan Bantwal and The Dowry Bride "Splendidly depicts ardour, brutality, and cultures in conflict". -Dorothy Garlock "Vivid, wealthy . . . expertly portrays a tender girl stuck among love and accountability, wish and despair". -Anjali Banerjee
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  • Download E-books Winners: A Novel PDF

    By Danielle Steel

    NEW YORK occasions BESTSELLER

    Even the main excellent lives may be shattered immediately. during this relocating, emotionally charged novel, Danielle metal introduces readers to an unforgettable solid of characters striving to beat tragedy and detect the internal assets and resilience to win at life—once back.
     
    WINNERS
     
    Lily Thomas is an aspiring ski champion education for the Olympics, a tender lady together with her center set on successful the gold. yet in a single second, Lily’s destiny is modified eternally, her hopes for the Olympics swept away in a sad coincidence.
     
    Dr. Jessie Matthews, the neurosurgeon who operates on her that evening, endures a tragedy of her personal, and immediately turns into the only help of her 4 little ones, whereas her personal destiny hangs within the stability.
     
    invoice, Lily’s father, has pinned all his hopes on his basically daughter, his desires now shattered.
     
    different lives will entwine themselves with theirs: Joe, a monetary supervisor, faces a ruined profession on the hand of a unethical associate. Carole, a psychologist at Mass basic, is a breast melanoma survivor, her physique and middle scarred through what she’s been via. Teddy, with a spinal twine harm worse than Lily’s, desires of faculty and changing into an artist.
     
    From the ashes in their lives, six humans struggle to change the process future and refuse to be defeated. while invoice builds a impressive rehab facility for his daughter, numerous lives are eternally altered, and every turns into a winner.
     
    Winners is set refusing to be overwhelmed, regardless of how insurmountable the problem. And while Lily will get on skis back and enters the Paralympics, the conflict to courageous lifestyles back is won.
     
    Winners is set greater than surviving, it truly is approximately braveness, victory, and triumph. while all seems to be misplaced, the conflict has simply begun.

    Praise for Winners
     
    “Steel skillfully weaves the strands of the Matthews and Thomas households jointly in a layered tale. . . . jointly, they notice friendship, loyalty, and new dreams.”Publishers Weekly
     
    “[Winners] will go away readers crying and cheering.”Booklist


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  • Download E-books Good Man Hunting PDF

    By Lisa Landolt

    Sandra Greene is familiar with males do not opt for girls like her: the invisible ones, the apparent ones scrambling to make a residing with out advantage of the ideal connections, university measure, and classy outfits. yet her existence is modified endlessly while, at an outdated friend's marriage ceremony, she meets the rich socialites of the search membership. They proudly declare they made that marriage ceremony attainable, and so they make Sandra a proposal no girl can refuse.

    Sandra is certain to marry any guy she wants—no topic how handsome, wealthy, strong, or winning. All she has to do is play their matchmaking "game." Seduced via the promise of makeovers, funds, and matrimony, she quick joins the quest membership and cannot wait to head after the husband of her dreams—a attractive Hollywood actor.

    initially all of it turns out too really good to be precise as she alters her lifestyles and is set to get her guy—until the FBI steps in asking questions. simply how some distance will those girls visit get what they need? that is whilst Sandra starts off to achieve that matchmaking is actually murder...possibly in additional methods than one!

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