A collection of short stories of turbulent love by the award-winning author of Ecstatic Cahoots is set in gritty urban environments and offers insight into the author's use of lyrical, impressionist language. 15,000 first printing.
Young and attractive, the widow the President of the United States finds herself a prisoner of her national role and strives to escape, even if only for a few days, and live as a normal person.
Determined to aid the cause of American freedom, lovely Merry Wilding embarks on a dangerous mission to England only to fall into the hands of Devon Crandall, a pirate and mysterious British spy.
Little, Big is the story of Smoky Barnable, an anonymous young man who travels by foot from the City to a place called Edgewood—not found on any map—to marry Daily Alice Drinkwater, as was prophesied. It is the story of four generations of a singular family, living in a house that is many houses on the magical border of an otherworld.
A saga of three generations of the indomitable Cleary family begins in the early 1900s when Paddy Cleary, a poor New Zealand farm laborer, moves his wife and children to the Australian sheep station owned by his wealthy sister.
Jack Kirby may be best known for co-creating Captain America (and any number of X-Men), but he also had a popular sideline in romance comics, along with his Captain America partner Joe Simon. This second volume follows on from 2012's Young Romance.
Just when playboy Andrew Yates is ready to settle down, old flame Whilemina "Billie" Wells comes knocking on his door with a toddler in tow that she says is his, but even after a quick marriage, both Andrew and Billie wonder if they can ever truly find love.
When two opposing sides - environmentalist Shaye and big city cop Tanner - are forced to work together to investigate a suspicious death on the track of land Shaye wants to preserve, passion explodes between them as a killer closes in.
Linnet Berry Thynne thinks that she will easily be able to make her fiancâe, Piers Yelverton, the Earl of Marchant, who is rumored to be immune to the womanly charms, fall in love with her, but she loses her heart to him instead.
When governess Abigail Chantry, along with her sister and two friends, comes to the aid of Lady Beatrice Davenham, they are saved from destitution until Lady Beatrice's nephew Max returns to question their position in his aunt's household.
Psychic counselor Gwen Frazier returns to the small town of Wilby, where she teams with psychic investigator Judson Coppersmith to get to the bottom of her mentor's mysterious death. Judson is haunted by dreams — but perhaps even more dangerously, his primal attraction to Gwen haunts them both.
Miss Abigail Harewood, who is determined to reject stifling convention and take a lover, sets her sights on the Duke of Wallingford, who is dissatisfied with his life of debauchery and has resolved to remain chaste for a year.
Maria Dolz breakfasts daily at a Madrid cafe where she fantasizes about her fellow patrons' idyllic marriage. But when she offers condolences to a widow whose husband has been shockingly murdered, she finds herself in a new relationship and with disturbing insights into the crime.
Finally ready to return to the Blue Heron Winery, her family's vineyard, and face her past, Faith Holland is drawn to Levi Cooper, the local police chief and best friend of her former fiance, but has a hard time forgetting his role in ruining her wedding years ago.
After running away from home, Angel Woolsack, a preacher's son, settles on the rough frontier of West Florida where he is swept up in a violent new world as would-be revolutionaries plot to break away from the young United States and create a new country under the leadership of renegade Aaron Burr.
Set to inherit half of Bella Vista, a one hundred-acre apple orchard in a town called Archangel, along with a half-sister she's never heard of, Tess Delaney, who makes a living restoring stolen treasures to their rightful owners, discovers a world filledwith the simple pleasures of food and family.
Lady Philippa Marbury, known as Pippa, is a bit ... odd. More interested in books and plants than men, she's about to be married but knows little of the marriage bed. So she enlists a scoundrel, the well-known rake Mr. Cross, to help her do some research.
Determined to create some sort of unity between the humans and the Others in the wake of the Magister's rampage, witch and PR guru Molly Ryan teams up with Gage Garrity to fight the good fight until their battle takes a passionate turn, which could be their undoing.
Forced to work with sexy hockey superstar Billy Wilkins, who is also her ex-husband, Dallas TV morning show host Madelyn Cornish finds herself skating on thin ice when he asks for one more shot at making things right.
Violet Epps, a movie critic as influential as she is insecure, discovers that being a fan isn't the same as being a roommate when Dorothy Parker's spirit materializes from an ancient guestbook — and then follows her home. Parker, it turns out, wants help moving on to the afterlife; in exchange, she offers advice on how Violet can find the courage to speak out. The two women — flesh and spirit — come to depend on each other, as Violet uses Parker's words to become more confident, and the literary spirit learns to deal with her own (literal) ghosts.