Picture Perfect Wedding

Picture Perfect Wedding Author Lynnette Austin
ISBN-10 9781492618041
Year 2016-11-01
Pages 416
Language en
Publisher Sourcebooks, Inc.
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"[Picture Perfect Wedding] it will charm readers who love a good second-chance romance."—Booklist Beck Elliot thought he'd never again see the woman who broke his heart, but when Tansy Calhoun moves back to Misty Bottoms, she's impossible to avoid—and so are his old feelings. Beck and Tansy were inseparable—until Tansy left Misty Bottoms, Georgia, promising to come back after she finished school. Beck stayed behind to save the family business, dreaming of the day when Tansy would return. Instead, his trust and his heart were broken when she inexplicably married another man and bore his child. Five years later, Tansy comes home, a sadder and wiser woman. Despite his anger, Beck finds it hard to avoid her and her adorable little daughter—especially with all the busybodies of Misty Bottoms going out of their way to throw him and Tansy together, hoping a lingering spark will reignite their enduring flame. Magnolia Brides Series: The Best Laid Wedding Plans (Book 1) Every Bride Has Her Day (Book 2) Picture Perfect Wedding (Book 3) Praise for The Best Laid Wedding Plans: "Entertaining...the push and pull of emotion feels real." —RT Book Reviews, 4 Stars "All about small towns, community, and sweet and sexy romance." —Booklist "A sweet escape into the wonderful world of brides, weddings, and extra-special locations." —Fresh Fiction

The Best Laid Wedding Plans

The Best Laid Wedding Plans Author Lynnette Austin
ISBN-10 9781492617983
Year 2015-11-03
Pages 416
Language en
Publisher Sourcebooks, Inc.
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With love in their hearts and crafting the perfect wedding on their minds, the possibilities are endless for the ladies of Lynette Austin's new Magnolia Brides series. SOME DREAMS ARE WORTH WHATEVER IT TAKES Jenni Beth Beaumont left her broken heart behind when she took her dream job in Savannah. But after her brother's death, Jenni Beth returns home to help mend her parents' hearts as well as restore their beautiful but crumbling antebellum mansion. New dreams take shape as Jenni Beth sets to work replacing floors and fixing pipes to convert the family homestead into the perfect wedding destination. However, some folks in their small Southern town are determined to see her fail. Cole Bryson was once the love of Jenni Beth's life, but the charming architectural salvager has plans of his own for the Beaumont family home. As the two butt heads, old turmoil is brought to the surface and Cole and Jenni Beth will have to work through some painful memories and tough realities before they can set their pasts aside and have a second chance at their own happily ever after. Praise for the Maverick Junction series: "Can't Stop Lovin' You is an extraordinarily well-written story filled with just the right amount of angst to keep you interested from beginning to end. Austin creates a lovely town with intriguing characters who will win your heart. Austin's lively, witty and engaging dialog rounds out a well-constructed book." -Fresh Fiction "Can't Stop Lovin' You is another sweet contemporary romance in the beautifully written 'Maverick Junction' series." -Night Owl Reviews, Top Pick "A perfect example of small-town Texas, filled with a wonderful group of characters... Readers will want to visit Maverick Junction again and again." -RT Book Reviews, 4 stars

Every Bride Has Her Day

Every Bride Has Her Day Author Lynnette Austin
ISBN-10 9781492618010
Year 2016-05-03
Pages 416
Language en
Publisher Sourcebooks, Inc.
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"The charming side of small-town living and some creative flower-arrangement tips make this sweet romance a delightful read. " —Publishers Weekly New York City detective Sam DeLuca came to Misty Bottoms, Georgia for solitude, but his bubbly neighbor Cricket seems intent on shining her happiness into Sam's heart, like it or not. Cricket O'Malley can't wait to plant roots back home in Georgia, where she's returned to restore an abandoned flower shop to its former glory. The only blemish? Her neighbor's house is even more neglected than her old flower shop, and its occupant seems as surly as he is darkly handsome. Devastated body and soul after a tough case went south, New York City detective Sam DeLuca thought he'd have no trouble finding solitude in the quiet Georgia town of Misty Bottoms, but his bubbly neighbor seems determined to shine happiness into Sam's life. Sam is equally determined to close himself off, but his heart says otherwise. Magnolia Brides Series: The Best Laid Wedding Plans (Book 1) Every Bride Has Her Day (Book 2) Picture Perfect Wedding (Book 3) Praise for The Best Laid Wedding Plans: "All about small towns, community, and sweet and sexy romance." —Booklist "Entertaining...the push and pull of emotion feels real." —RT Book Reviews, 4 stars "An intriguing premiere...well-developed characters and sensual romantic tension." —Publishers Weekly

Nearest Thing to Heaven

Nearest Thing to Heaven Author Lynnette Austin
ISBN-10 9781455528387
Year 2013-10-01
Pages 384
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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THE COWBOY AND THE CITY GIRL Sophie London hates Texas. The longhorns freak her out and the wide-open spaces are more unnerving than a Chicago alleyway at night. But Sophie wouldn't miss her cousin's wedding for the world-even if it means returning to Maverick Junction . . . and to the dangerously irresistible Ty Rawlins. A single father of rambunctious triplet boys, Ty knows trouble when he sees it-and Sophie's got it written all over her. Yet he's never been able to stop thinking about her, even after their one brief meeting. Maybe fate is giving him a second chance. But if Ty wants Sophie to swap her stilettos for cowgirl boots, they'll each have to face the past-together.

Can t Stop Lovin You

Can t Stop Lovin  You Author Lynnette Austin
ISBN-10 1455569429
Year 2017-07-25
Pages 368
Language en
Publisher Forever
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SHE'S THE ONLY DREAM HE WANTS... Hometown girl Maggie Sullivan can't wait to get out of Maverick Junction. Designing the wedding gown of the year for her friend-and America's Favorite Heiress-is the break Maggie's been waiting for. But her lifelong dream takes an unexpected turn when she runs into her high school sweetheart-now the town's hotter-than-hot veterinarian. Brawley Odell, country right down to the tips of his cowboy boots, has returned to take over the local animal doctor's practice. But the real reason he's in town is that he's never stopped thinking about the fiery green-eyed beauty who once captured his heart . . .

Somebody Like You

Somebody Like You Author Lynnette Austin
ISBN-10 9781455528370
Year 2012-12-04
Pages 400
Language en
Publisher Forever Yours
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WHEN A COWBOY MEETS AN HEIRESS Cash Hardeman thinks he'll have all the time in the world to find the right woman . . . until he discovers he might lose the family ranch if he's not married by his thirtieth birthday. So when Boston beauty Annelise blows into town on her Harley, Cash can't help wondering if she's the sexy, leather-clad answer to all his problems. Giving her bodyguards and the paparazzi the slip, heiress Annelise Montjoy comes to Maverick Junction on a mission to help her ailing grandfather. But keeping her identity hidden in the small Texas town is harder than she expected-especially around a tempting cowboy like Cash. He's the kind of man who makes her want to spill all her secrets. Soon Annelise starts to wonder if she's finally found the man who can love her for herself rather than her money. But will the secrets they both keep ruin their plans to ride off into the sunset together?

Corrupt

Corrupt Author Penelope Douglas
ISBN-10
Year 2015-11-13
Pages 460
Language en
Publisher Penelope Douglas LLC
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Erika. I was told that dreams were our heart's desires. My nightmares, however, became my obsession. My boyfriend's older brother is like that scary movie that you peek through your hand to watch. He's handsome, strong, and completely terrifying. The star of his college's basketball team and now gone pro, he's more concerned with the dirt on his shoe than on me. I saw him. I heard him. The things that he did, and the deeds that he hid. For years, I bit my nails, unable to look away. Now, I've graduated high school and moved on to college, but I haven't stopped watching Michael. He's back, and the dirt I've seen isn't content to stay in my head anymore...Michael. Her name is Erika Fane, but everyone calls her Rika. My brother's girlfriend grew up hanging around my house and is always at our dinner table. She looks down when I enter a room and stills when I am close. I can always feel the fear rolling off of her, and while I haven't had her body, I know that I have her mind. That's all I really want anyway. Until my brother leaves for the military, and I find Rika alone at college. In my city. The opportunity is too good to be true as well as the timing. Because you see, three years ago she put a few of my high school friends in prison, and now they're out.

Among the Fair Magnolias

Among the Fair Magnolias Author Tamera Alexander
ISBN-10 9781401690748
Year 2015-07-14
Pages 384
Language en
Publisher Thomas Nelson Inc
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During the most turbulent decade of our nation’s history, four Southern women—their destinies forged by birth and heritage—face nearly impossible choices on their journeys in life . . . and in love. To Mend a Dream by Tamera Alexander Savannah Darby would do almost anything to revisit her family home. So when the new owner Aidan Bedford seeks to redecorate the house for his fiancée, Savannah jumps at the opportunity. But can she find the box her father supposedly hid there during the war before her assignment is completed? And before she sees yet another battle lost on the home front—this time, a battle of the heart. An Outlaw’s Heart by Shelley Gray Seven years ago Russell Champion was betrayed by the two most important women in his life. Now Russell returns home, but is it too late to make amends with his mother and find closure with his true love? A Heart So True by Dorothy Love Abigail Clayton hopes to reconcile with Dr. Wade Bennett and become his wife. But her father insists she marry her distant cousin Charles Kittridge so the plantations of the two families will be joined. With her wedding looming, Abby must choose between duty to her family and the yearnings of her own heart. Love Beyond Limits by Elizabeth Musser Emily Derracott loves her childhood friend Thomas McGinnis, but she cannot marry a man who doesn’t share her strong convictions about the freedmen. Besides, she harbors a secret love for someone else. But the prospect of becoming his wife is not only improbable—it is completely impossible. Includes Recipes and Discussion Questions

Ashton s Bride

Ashton s Bride Author Judith O'Brien
ISBN-10 1451604610
Year 2010-06-15
Pages 352
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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Margaret Garnett, too tall, too smart, and much too much a Northerner, felt as if she were being watched from the moment she arrived to teach at Tennessee's Magnolia University. The feeling became a shivery chill when she moved into Rebel's Retreat, the historic cottage built by Confederate General Ashton Johnson. But the shock of seeing the general's portrait and recognizing him as the man of her most passionate fantasies left her with an eerie certainty -- that somehow his ghost was actually there. Soon Margaret was reading old letters and devouring every fact on the dashing Ashton, his engagement to a fickle beauty who may have been a spy, his death at the hands of a Union sharpshooter. But nothing prepared Margaret for the fever, the dizziness, and the shock of waking up in a vanished era -- in Ash's arms. Suddenly alive in a South of scorched earth and tears, she knew this was where she had always belonged...where she had been sent to alter the course of war itself, to embrace a destiny time could not stop and a love death could not deny....

The Magnolia Story with Bonus Content

The Magnolia Story  with Bonus Content Author Chip Gaines
ISBN-10 9780718081539
Year 2016-10-18
Pages 208
Language en
Publisher HarperCollins Christian Publishing
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This eBook includes the full text of the book plus an exclusive additional chapter from Chip and Joanna that is not found in the hardcover! Are you ready to see your fixer upper? These famous words are now synonymous with the dynamic husband-and-wife team Chip and Joanna Gaines, stars of HGTV’s Fixer Upper. As this question fills the airwaves with anticipation, their legions of fans continue to multiply and ask a different series of questions, like—Who are these people?What’s the secret to their success? And is Chip actually that funny in real life? By renovating homes in Waco, Texas, and changing lives in such a winsome and engaging way, Chip and Joanna have become more than just the stars of Fixer Upper, they have become America’s new best friends. The Magnolia Story is the first book from Chip and Joanna, offering their fans a detailed look at their life together. From the very first renovation project they ever tackled together, to the project that nearly cost them everything; from the childhood memories that shaped them, to the twists and turns that led them to the life they share on the farm today. They both attended Baylor University in Waco. However, their paths did not cross until Chip checked his car into the local Firestone tire shop where Joanna worked behind the counter. Even back then Chip was a serial entrepreneur who, among other things, ran a lawn care company, sold fireworks, and flipped houses. Soon they were married and living in their first fixer upper. Four children and countless renovations later, Joanna garners the attention of a television producer who notices her work on a blog one day. In The Magnolia Story fans will finally get to join the Gaines behind the scenes and discover: The time Chip ran to the grocery store and forgot to take their new, sleeping baby Joanna’s agonizing decision to close her dream business to focus on raising their children When Chip buys a houseboat, sight-unseen, and it turns out to be a leaky wreck Joanna’s breakthrough moment of discovering the secret to creating a beautiful home Harrowing stories of the financial ups and downs as an entrepreneurial couple Memories and photos from Chip and Jo’s wedding The significance of the word magnolia and why it permeates everything they do The way the couple pays the popularity of Fixer Upper forward, sharing the success with others, and bolstering the city of Waco along the way And yet there is still one lingering question for fans of the show: Is Chip really that funny? “Oh yeah,” says Joanna. “He was, and still is, my first fixer upper.”

Merried

Merried Author Jamie Farrell
ISBN-10 1940517168
Year 2016-10-03
Pages
Language en
Publisher
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His family jewels are in danger. And he might not care. Grab the latest standalone Misfit Brides romance from Jamie Farrell, "the next queen of rom-com." - USA Today Bestselling Author Selena Laurence He's the Spare Heir of Bliss's most famous jewelry shop Max Gregory's family is best known for creating and displaying the infamous Mrs. Claus diamond ring, but here in the bridal capital of the world, Max is best known for having a cursed love life. Not that he believes in curses. Or he didn't, until he met her. She's the daughter of a notorious jewel thief Merry Silver's parents have wreaked havoc on her life. After her last romantic disaster--thanks, Daddy--she's fleeing the country for a chance at normal. But first, she has to avoid her favorite ex-boyfriend while she gets her mom married off. Again. And their Christmas miracle might be a second chance at love Max was horrified when he discovered why Merry disappeared last year. Now she's back in Bliss for a wedding, and her father may be after his family's most prized possession. But is it the diamond Max is worried about? Or is he afraid of losing the only woman who's ever made him want to settle down? Either way...the family jewels are definitely in danger. Merried is a standalone romantic comedy. Be sure to check out the rest of the Misfit Brides series! Blissed (CJ and Natalie) Matched (Will and Lindsey) Smittened (Mikey and Dahlia) Sugared (Josh and Kimmie) And for more fun from Jamie Farrell, check out the Officers' Ex-Wives Club series! Southern Fried Blues (Jackson and Anna Grace) Moonshine & Magnolias (Zack and Shelby) And sign up for Jamie Farrell's newsletter to stay up to date with Jamie's latest releases! JamieFarrellBooks.com

Trouble at the Wedding

Trouble at the Wedding Author Laura Lee Guhrke
ISBN-10 9780062096326
Year 2011-12-27
Pages 384
Language en
Publisher Harper Collins
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“Passionate and exciting, Laura Lee Guhrke is always a delight to read.” —Christina Dodd New York Times bestseller Laura Lee Guhrke’s delicious Abandoned at the Altar series has historical romance readers eagerly saying, “I do!” Trouble at the Wedding is the third unforgettable walk down the aisle by the always delightful RITA Award winning author. The marriage ceremony of a Victorian heiress to the “perfect man” is most rudely interrupted by a meddlesome duke who’s convinced the bewitching lady is making a the biggest mistake of her life. Fans of Julia Quinn and Elizabeth Boyle will most certainly want to be in attendance to discover why Ms. Quinn herself calls the romance novels of Laura Lee Guhrke, “Better than chocolate.”

Young House Love

Young House Love Author Sherry Petersik
ISBN-10 9781579656768
Year 2015-07-14
Pages 336
Language en
Publisher Artisan Books
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This New York Times bestselling book is filled with hundreds of fun, deceptively simple, budget-friendly ideas for sprucing up your home. With two home renovations under their (tool) belts and millions of hits per month on their blog YoungHouseLove.com, Sherry and John Petersik are home-improvement enthusiasts primed to pass on a slew of projects, tricks, and techniques to do-it-yourselfers of all levels. Packed with 243 tips and ideas—both classic and unexpected—and more than 400 photographs and illustrations, this is a book that readers will return to again and again for the creative projects and easy-to-follow instructions in the relatable voice the Petersiks are known for. Learn to trick out a thrift-store mirror, spice up plain old roller shades, "hack" your Ikea table to create three distinct looks, and so much more.

The French War Bride

The French War Bride Author Robin Wells
ISBN-10 9780698405288
Year 2016-08-02
Pages 480
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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World War II Paris serves as the backdrop of a story of compassion, betrayal, and forgiveness from the national bestselling author of The Wedding Tree . . . “I never knew what he saw in you.” At her assisted living center in Wedding Tree, Louisiana, ninety-three-year-old Amélie O’Connor is in the habit of leaving her door open for friends. One day she receives an unexpected visitor—Kat Thompson, the ex-fiancée of her late husband, Jack. Kat and Jack were high school sweethearts who planned to marry when Jack returned from France after World War II. But in a cruel twist of fate, their plans were irrevocably derailed when a desperate French girl overheard an American officer’s confession in a Parisian church. . . Now Kat wants to know the truth behind a story that’s haunted her whole life. Finding out how Amélie stole Jack’s heart will—she thinks—finally bring her peace. As Amélie recalls the dark days of the Nazi occupation of Paris, The French War Bride reveals how history shapes the courses of our lives. . .for better or for worse. READERS GUIDE INSIDE From the Trade Paperback edition.

A Peach of a Pair

A Peach of a Pair Author Kim Boykin
ISBN-10 9780698198005
Year 2015-08-04
Pages 304
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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Palmetto Moon inspired The Huffington Post to rave, “It is always nice to discover a new talented author and Kim Boykin is quite a find.” Now, she delivers a novel of a woman picking up the pieces of her life with the help of two spirited, elderly sisters in South Carolina. March, 1953. Nettie Gilbert has cherished her time studying to be a music teacher at Columbia College in South Carolina, but as graduation approaches, she can’t wait to return to her family—and her childhood sweetheart, Brooks—in Alabama. But just days before her senior recital, she gets a letter from her mama telling her that Brooks is getting married . . . to her own sister. Devastated, Nettie drops out of school and takes a job as live-in help for two old-maid sisters, Emily and Lurleen Eldridge. Emily is fiercely protective of the ailing Lurleen, but their sisterhood has weathered many storms. And as Nettie learns more about their lives on a trip to see a faith healer halfway across the country, she’ll discover that love and forgiveness will one day lead her home . . . From the Trade Paperback edition.