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The Last Honest Woman (O'Hurleys, Bk 1)
The Last Honest Woman (O'Hurleys, Bk 1)
Author: Nora Roberts
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 75
Review Date: 7/27/2006


This story is about one of a set of triplets born to vaudeville performers and her life married to a playboy race car driver and her struggles to make ends meet and raise her children after his death during a race.


McNally's Gamble (Archy McNally, No 7)
McNally's Gamble (Archy McNally, No 7)
Author: Lawrence Sanders
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 55
Review Date: 6/16/2006
Helpful Score: 1


A well-to-do widow's children are horrified that she's taking too much of a risk purchasing a Fabrege Imperial egg. Archy McNally is asked by his father to make a discrete inquiry into the matter for the family.


Morning Comes Softly
Morning Comes Softly
Author: Debbie Macomber
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 426
Review Date: 4/12/2007


A shy, petite Louisiana librarian answers a personals ad from a rancher in Montana needing a wife to help raise his 2 nephews & niece after their parents killed.


The Mulberry Tree
The Mulberry Tree
Author: Jude Deveraux
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 287
Review Date: 6/16/2006


Lillian Manville has enjoyed a life of luxury and ease for 20 years. When he dies in a plane crash, she finds herself with nothing but a run down farmhouse in tiny Calburn, VA.


Popped (Regan Reilly, Bk 7)
Popped (Regan Reilly, Bk 7)
Author: Carol Higgins Clark
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
 118
Review Date: 6/16/2006
Helpful Score: 1


Regan travels to Las Vegas to help friend produce TV reality show featuring 3 married couples trying to win one million dollars.


Riding the Snake
Riding the Snake
Author: Stephen J. Cannell
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 44
Review Date: 6/16/2006


After his brothers mysterious death, Wheeler Cassidy, an aimless, hard-drinking womanizer, teams up with detective raised in Watts. They find themselves battling the Triad from Hong Kong to the upper levels of the American government.


Sam's Letters to Jennifer
Sam's Letters to Jennifer
Author: James Patterson
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 263
Review Date: 7/15/2006


Jennifer's grandmother has fallen and is in a coma. Jennifer rushes to Lake Geneva, where she grew up, to be with her. After visiting the hospital, she's back at her grandmother's house, ready to go to bed in her old room and finds packets of letters all addressed to her and she knows these contain her grandmother's story that she has begged to hear for years. The letters contain the memories of a marriage and a great love that has endured over the years.


Second Chance
Second Chance
Author: Danielle Steel
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 60
Review Date: 7/16/2006


Fiona Monaghan is editor-in-chief of New York's leading fashion magazine. She is content with her crazy, unorthodox life style and has no wish to change that until she meets the head of the new ad agency for the magazine, John Anderson. He's a widower with 2 grown daughters. John is as conservative as Fiona is unconventional and yet they find themselves in love and married. The stresses of her life style and his daughters disapproval finally tear their marriage apart. She leaves everything and moves to Paris where she starts a new career as a fiction writer. However, life still has some surprises in store for her.


The Shack
The Shack
Author: William P. Young
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
 3070
Review Date: 2/4/2010


I was told The Shack was non-fiction. Upon checking the authors website, I found out it is a fictional story he wrote for his children never intending it to be published. Mack Phillips embarks on a fantastic journey of personal discovery with an unexpected event near the end of the book.


The Sinister Pig (Joe Leaphorn & Jim Chee, Bk 10)
The Sinister Pig (Joe Leaphorn & Jim Chee, Bk 10)
Author: Tony Hillerman
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 196
Review Date: 4/2/2007


Typically Hillerman.


The Sparhawk Bride (Sparhawk, Bk 6) (Harlequin Historical, No 292)
Review Date: 6/16/2006


The 6th book of the Sparhawk family begins with Jerusa Sparhawk being kidnapped on the eve of her wedding by Michel Gericault who has vowed revenge on the man who dishonored his father.


Street Smart (Mira)
Street Smart (Mira)
Author: Tara Taylor Quinn
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 22
Review Date: 4/10/2007


Well written story of a runaway teen and sister that is looking for her in Las Vegas. New author for me and I enjoyed the story.


Susannah's Garden (Blossom Street, Bk 3)
Susannah's Garden (Blossom Street, Bk 3)
Author: Debbie Macomber
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 498
Review Date: 5/1/2007


Susannah Nelson returns to her hometown of Colville, Washington to put her mother in assisted living and pack up her house to get it ready to sell. Thoughts of the boy she loved at 18 have been haunting her dreams. She was sent to France to school & never saw him again or her brother, Doug, who died in an automobile accident.
Now back at her childhood home amoung girlhood friends and her mother's garden she always loved, she is questioning the paths not taken in her life.


Ten Big Ones (Stephanie Plum, Bk 10)
Ten Big Ones (Stephanie Plum, Bk 10)
Author: Janet Evanovich
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.
 1189
Review Date: 6/16/2006


Typical Stephanie Plum story. She's on the trail of bond jumpers and Vice cop Joe Morelli keeps coming to her rescue.


Texting Dictionary of Acronyms (C G Publishing)
Texting Dictionary of Acronyms (C G Publishing)
Author: Randall C. Manning
Book Type: Spiral-bound
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
 1
Review Date: 12/7/2012


Very complete work of texting acronyms.


Those Christmas Angels (Angelic Intervention, Bk 5) (Harlequin Superromance, No 1164)
Review Date: 6/16/2006


Shirley, Goodness & Mercy are 3 fun loving, mischievious angels that are sent to answer prayer requests in the Seattle area.


Two Little Girls in Blue
Two Little Girls in Blue
Author: Mary Higgins Clark
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 684
Review Date: 5/11/2007


3 year old twin girls kidnapped from their home and a 7 million dollar ransom demanded. Company their father works for pays ransom but only Kelly is in the car. The driver is dead and a suicide note says he accidentally killed Kathy. At the memorial service, Kelly grabs her mother's arm and tells her that Kathy is very afraid and wants to come home. At first only their mother believes Kathy is still alive but Kelly's repeated warnings send the FBI agents on a desperate search.


Vendetta (Sisterhood, Bk 3)
Vendetta (Sisterhood, Bk 3)
Author: Fern Michaels
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 368
Review Date: 9/9/2006


3rd book of the "Revenge of the Sisterhood" series.


Vision in White (Bride Quartet, Bk 1)
Vision in White (Bride Quartet, Bk 1)
Author: Nora Roberts
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
 752
Review Date: 7/29/2009


Nora Roberts is one of my all time favorite authors. This book did not disappoint. I can't wait for the next book. I was a little confused at the very beginning but by the 2nd chapter, I was hooked & couldn't put the book down. Four childhood girlfriends grew up playing Wedding Day. Now as adults, they run Vows, their wedding planning business on the family estate of Parker Brown who is the manager of their business. Laurel is the baker, Emma is the florist & Mackensie is the wedding photographer. She captures happy moments in a families life like she never had. Her father walked out when she was a child & remarried quickly. Her mother has married & divorced several times & Mac has a half-brother & a half-sister she rarely sees. Her mother is totally engrossed in herself & expects Mac to finance her whims. Vows reputation has grown during the 5 years in business. Mackensie (Mac) is a well-known wedding photographer with bridal magazine covers to her name. She lives upstairs in the remodeled pool house & has her studio on the first floor. During a wedding consultation, she reconnects with Carter Maguire, a high school mate, who had a crush on her but was too shy to do anything about it. He is an English teacher at the local academy and still in love with Mac. He is totally there for her & it scares the daylights out of her. The 4 friends are totally there for each other & they help Mac through each crisis until she makes a decision about her relationship with Carter.


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