When young Sam McCreed is shanghaied, he awakens aboard a California-bound hide, horn, and tallow brig. A ship he didn’t want to join, on his way to a place he thought he’d never see…driven on by a vicious captain and sadistic first mate.
In Risco, Texas, John Carmack and Charley Dawson had both held the office of sheriff and built two competing bases of support. But the rivals shared a granddaughter, Lucy, born to Charley’s son and John’s daughter. Now, Lucy Goodnight has come back to Risco with a desperate plea: Her banker husband has disappeared.
The story is about losing someone as Con the firefighter did with his wife in 9/11; it’s also about hope and knowing when to give up and let go, and how the process is in danger of repeating itself in the new generation with Laura his daughter going missing in Ireland, and her boyfriend Danny’s parents who were also lost at sea.
BOB is about UFO’s and the people who see them. Why are they here? What do they want ? BOB is an action, adventure story about what happens when you see one and those that want to keep you quite. Follow Peter and BOB as they unravel the secrets of UFO’s with the help of BOB’s endless supply of cousins !
The sun shining off the white of her derrière, she squatted behind a briar bush where no one could see. At least that’s what she thought.
Lt. Norman Blalock after he is made an offer he cannot refuse. He has dedicated twenty-five years of his life to The Folger Shakespeare Library, and has been passed up for promotion for the second time. A femme fatale and professional thief introduces Norman to a criminal fat cat who offers him a cool 3 million to steal an artifact from the vault.
Guido van Thool, blond head downcast with little round spectacles perusing a book, is about to enter the door of Loti’s café in the old quarter of Potence when he bumps into a girl, knocking pumps out of her hands. He apologises, picks up the pumps, lets his book fall in the process, picks it up and rising, reddens slightly…
Man-shaped, but far, far larger. It was hideous, covered in a dull grey, leathery hide. Its impossibly wide, pig-like mouth was chewing something. Glowing red eyes shadowed by a stony brow glared at him with an alien expression for less than a heartbeat. Then it was reaching for him.
During the late 1960s, a homegrown rock band shakes the rafters of its Maryland high school. The three musicians, and the girls who love them, take off for wild adventures as far away as England and California. Faced with love rivals and other crises, the girls vow not to be mere groupies, but to prove their worth as grown women.
Featuring eight love stories about newlyweds who have a secret to share, a fugitive transported back in time, a boutique owner on a mission to find a vintage handbag, a titled woman who falls in love, a young woman who finds her ordinary life changed, a socially anxious woman who embarks on a trip abroad, and a drifting waitress who finds love.