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Oct.31.2013
When the skeletal remains of her high school friend are found, Alison Bouchard lives with the guilt that she may have caused Jude's death. Jude's secrets didn't die on the day of her suicide; they live with Alison and she yearns to be free of those long-held secrets.   As Alison...
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Jul.30.2012
There's an unknown mountain in Appalachia called Devil's Oven, a place where extraordinary, dark things have been happening for centuries. Now, the mountain has given Ivy Luttrell, a lonely seamstress, the power to fashion herself the perfect man. But instead of bringing Ivy happiness, her...
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Dec.03.2011
Mapleton, Colorado's police chief, Gordon Hepler, would rather be on the streets than behind a desk dealing with budgets and the town council, but he promised his late mentor he'd accept the position. And to Gordon, a promise is a promise, even if the person you made it to isn't around anymore....
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Oct.03.2011
Returning from a stint as part of a task force on violent crime, Randy Detweiler is eager to reunite with Sarah Tucker in Pine Hills, but she’s having second thoughts about their relationship.  Can she deal with a cop who gets called away at a moment’s notice, especially...
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Feb.23.2010
Ride a bull. Chat up a Senator. And get your homework in on time. It's all in a day's work for a festival queen. If you assume all pageant queens are airheads, then welcome to the alternate universe of America's smart and sassy festival queens. With titles like Catfish Queen and Swine Queen, and...
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Aug.13.2009
For Andy Altman it was love at first sight. Halloween, 1983: She was Princess Leia; he was Chewbacca. Determined to be more than star-crossed lovers, Andy vowed to do whatever it took to make Paige Day his bride, even if that meant dragging himself back to the small town of Crockett, California,...
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Jul.16.2009
  Each of these five stories, linked by icons and symbols like Barbie dolls, harmonicas, and fat, are punctuated by original art by award winning expressionist Janet Snell. Writer Deborah Batterman says: "Writers are often asked where their ideas come from. A more telling question...
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Jan.28.2009
Baseball hopeful Bo Crutcher is about to get his shot at the majors. That is, until life throws him a curveball. When AJ, the son he's never met, lands on his doorstep, Bo's life becomes a whole new ball game. He needs help—fast. Enter Kimberly van Dorn. Hired to smooth Bo's rough exterior for the...
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Jan.15.2008
International lawyer Sophie Bellamy has dedicated her life to helping people in war-torn countries. But when she survives a hostage situation, she remembers what matters most - the children she loves back home. Haunted by regrets, she returns to the idyllic Catskills village of Avalon on the shores...
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Dec.20.2007
Eric Mercer made a mistake when he was eighteen years old. Then he made a habit of it. Trapped in his one-stoplight hometown, Eric fills his days taking care of his accidental—but adored—five year old daughter, and working two humdrum jobs that are beneath his abilities, but perfect for his mindset...