Still, you don't think you'll ever want to return? Maybe not to Olathe, but somewhere else in the States?” Corey didn't think long before answering. “Nope. It's too exciting here. Everything is different. You know how we spent two hours ...
Author: Jay Bell
Publisher: Jay Bell Books
The hot Texas nights were lonely for Ben before he met Tim Wyman, the man he would one day marry. Now, twenty years later, everything is perfect. Isn’t it? Something Like Forever, the final book in the series, is a love story spanning a lifetime and beyond as two men discover what it means to be friends, lovers, and so much more.
“Has anyone ever told you that you have some disturbing Neanderthal tendencies?” “You don't like chivalry?” “I don't know. There's something disingenuous about it, don't you think? You're in a bad mood. Why should you have to open the ...
Author: Zoe York
Publisher: Zoe York
Brand new release in the erotic romance small town series by NYT and USA Today bestselling author Zoe York! It started with a kiss... Mari Beadie needed a boyfriend, and former NHL hockey star Chase Miller happened to be in the right place at the right time. The kiss that followed wasn't necessary, strictly speaking, but it sure was hot. Hot enough that when the tables are turned, Chase knows just the pretty bartender to ask to be his pretend girlfriend. Only this time, it's not a one-time deal. **** The pub was slammed, strange for a Sunday night, but it was one of the last weekends of the summer. The tips would make up for the sore feet. Mari was pouring a tray of pints when the phone rang. She hopped over and stuck the ancient handset under her ear, pinning it in place as she pulled the long cord back to the taps with her. “Danny’s.” “You sound busy.” Her heart didn’t leap a little at the sound of his voice. No, it didn’t. “Yep.” “What time do you get off?” “We close at ten tonight, then I need to do some clean up. Probably ten thirty, but I’m not sure.” “Okay. See you later.” She frowned as she hung up the phone. Two hours later, she was still confused when he sauntered in after last call. Instead of taking his regular stool, he started straightening chairs. “What are you doing?” “Helping you.” “Why?” “Because that’s what boyfriends do?” She looked around. They were alone. “Uhm…” “Because that’s what friends do?” He shrugged. “Don’t overthink it. I actually just wanted to give you my cell phone number, but when I called you sounded swamped, so I thought it would be easier to stop by. And I’m not going to watch you sweep, that would be a dick move.” “You watch me tend bar almost every day.” “That’s different.” “How?” “I don’t know. Give me that.” He took the broom from her hand, and she ignored the little thrill she got at the brief, hot press of his fingers against hers. *** The Wardham Series: Between Then and Now What Once Was Perfect Where Their Hearts Collide When They Weren't Looking Beyond Love and Hate Perfect No Matter What No Time Like Forever Beneath These Bright Stars (February 2015) If you like Wardham, you'll love Pine Harbour! Check out Zoe's other small town contemporary romance series that begins with Love in a Small Town. Keywords: hockey romance, millionaire, vacation, musician, younger woman, older man, NHL, small town romance, sexy romance, Canadian romance
But I'd given orders that no one should ever enter Guillo's room without his permission. ... I want you to know that I finally found a God I can believe in, a merciful God, in the lessons people like Guillo have taught me .
Author: Jaime Manrique
Publisher: Akashic Books
Jaime Manrique has been named the recipient of the 2019 Bill Whitehead Award for Lifetime Achievement, presented by the Publishing Triangle Like This Afternoon Forever has been named a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award for Gay Fiction "The author's sixth novel weaves together a series of murders and the story of two gay Catholic priests who become lovers." --New York Times Book Review, "Globetrotting," April 2019 "A seasoned and venerated writer, Manrique sets his newest novel in his native Colombia, to reckon with the 'false positive' scandal, in which the military lured unsuspecting civilians to their deaths and then presented the bodies as defeated insurgents in order to inflate their victories...Manrique's elegant prose anchors this explosive storyline to the intimacy of love...Another excellent novel by a master storyteller." --NBC News, included in 10 New Latino Books "Jaime Manrique's new literary novel of love and murder is based on a shocking (and little-reported in US media) crime--up to 10,000 poor and mentally disabled Colombian citizens were lured to remote areas of the country by the Colombian military, murdered, then presented to superiors as 'guerilla fighters' to inflate casualty numbers, in what's been dubbed the 'false positives' scandal. In Like This Afternoon Forever, two priests already forced to hide their forbidden love come across evidence of widespread government violence." --CrimeReads, included in the Most Anticipated Crime Books of Summer 2019 "Jaime Manrique's dreamy Like This Afternoon Forever...tells the story of two gay priests against the backdrop of drug cartels in Colombia." --Kirkus Reviews, included in Radha Vatsal's "Beyond Nordic Noir: On International Crime Fiction" column "Against the backdrop of guerrilla warfare in Colombia, two young men fall in love while studying to become Catholic priests. Manrique, a recipient of Colombia's National Poetry Award as well as a Guggenheim fellowship, weaves into his story the 'false positives' scandal, in which members of the Colombian military sought to drum up the number of guerilla fighters they'd killed by murdering and misidentifying innocent civilians." --Publishers Weekly, included in LGBTQ Feature "Manrique's drama of a dangerous love affair in a world of blood, terror, displacement, and desperation grapples with profound and persistent conflicts." --Booklist For the last fifty years, the Colombian drug cartels, various insurgent groups, and the government have fought over the control of the drug traffic, in the process destroying vast stretches of the Amazon, devastating Indian communities, and killing tens of thousands of homesteaders caught in the middle of the conflict. Inspired by these events, Jaime Manrique's sixth novel, Like This Afternoon Forever, weaves in two narratives: the shocking story of a series of murders known internationally as "the false positives," and the related story of two gay Catholic priests who become lovers when they meet in the seminary. Lucas (the son of farmers) and Ignacio (a descendant of the Barí indigenous people) enter the seminary out of a desire to help others and to get an education. Their visceral love story undergoes stages of passion, indifference, rage, and a final commitment to stay together until the end of their lives. Working in a community largely composed of people displaced by the war, Ignacio stumbles upon the horrifying story of the false positives, which will put the lives of the two men in grave danger.
Obviously, I'm not going to be doing any real coaching like, “Hey, Sandy, you're dropping your shoulder a little on your ... Hell, no, we're going to play to win like it is the most important world series match ever because there is no ...
I realize now how stupid that was, but I'm glad it didn't end like some relationships have. I consider myself very lucky. ... He blew it, and I didn't ever want to see him again. Of course, he continued to plead with me, but I knew that ...
Author: M. Lee
Publisher: Christian Faith Publishing, Inc.
Thank you, Jesus, for being in my life. For keeping your promise of love and for dying for my sins. Bless this book so it may reach many people who are or have been in similar situations as I have. May You restore faith and bring them to You so they will too understand their purpose of their lives. May they forgive those who have done harm to them and to give them strength to overcome their fears. May we all appreciate what You give us and keep Your word sacred. Bless all those who believe and those who come to You through your teachings of forgiveness and love. And may we never forget You are always there. Amen.
How could the warm, funny, charming man she'd been with all night talk like this now? It didn't make sense. The reunion had been fun. A much better time than Holly ever imagined. And now? Now, it felt tainted. Every second had just been ...
Author: Grace Palmer
Publisher: Grace Palmer
IF MAE LOSES THE INN, SHE’LL LOSE EVERYTHING. Mae Benson was born to run the Sweet Island Inn. She cooks, she cleans, she laughs, she makes a mean pot of coffee and she always knows which beach to recommend to her guests. But suddenly, that way of life looks very much in danger. On what was supposed to be a happy day—the day her boyfriend Dominic gets down on one knee and asks her to marry him—Mae discovers that a collective of out-of-towners with bad intentions intends to usurp her business by building a competing hotel right down the street. And she’s not the only one floundering. Other mysterious out-of-towners are bringing troubles of their own for the Benson clan—including an anonymous offer to buyout Sara’s ownership of Little Bull restaurant (with some very strange strings attached). Holly’s childhood friends arrive back on Nantucket for a tumultuous high school reunion with plenty of baggage in tow. And Eliza, meanwhile, is doing her best to keep her head above water—even as the anxieties she thought she left behind threaten to drag her beneath the stormy waves. Catch up with the Benson family in this sweet, clean women’s fiction novel that's a perfect beach read. If you haven’t already, check out the other books in the series: No Home Like Nantucket (Book 1) No Beach Like Nantucket (Book 2) No Wedding Like Nantucket (Book 3) No Love Like Nantucket (Book 4) No Secret Like Nantucket (Book 5)
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Author: Puja Sanjay Chavan
Publisher: Puja Sanjay Chavan
To start with, Rose are red Violets are blue, If I turn around will you come back too...! We all have experienced, we are about to travel somewhere and suddenly it starts raining. We wait for the rain to stop. Once the rain stops, we start our journey again. But this time the climate around is beautiful with the wet roads and we can feel the cold breeze. The change was due to the Rainfall. Love and Rain feel similar to each other, their presence changes the surrounding. The novel is a Love story, it includes a girl and all the ups and downs she experiences in her Life. Sometimes Love gives us butterflies but sometimes it can also end up with hard times. It's up to us how we unfold the experience and choose the right one for us. HAPPY READING.
This was a promise he was determined to keep if he was ever to have a prayer of redemption. ... the physician would be more than happy to practice in a place like Forever—one that couldn't afford to be choosy.
Author: Marie Ferrarella
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
Big-city radiologist Dan Davenport is ready to take New York by storm.
Or had she, like Whitney, decided sometime during this Christmas Eve day? “Merry Christmas,” Christopher said, setting a platter down between them. “It's not much, I know, but it's the best I could pull together.
Author: Kathryn Kaleigh
Publisher: KST Publishing Inc
Christmas. The most wonderful and romantic time of year when anything can happen. This collection includes a mix of sweet wholesome contemporary, American historical, and a bonus time travel short story. Thirteen Christmas short stories in all. In this collection: THE CHRISTMAS CARDINAL MAGIC OF CHRISTMAS ONE NIGHT AT CHRISTMAS JUST CHRISTMAS SNOW ANGELS AT CHRISTMAS HOME FOR CHRISTMAS THIS CHRISTMAS MIRACLE AT CHRISTMAS A FAIRY TALE CHRISTMAS FINDING CHRISTMAS MARRIED AT CHRISTMAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS TIMELESS CHRISTMAS
Marvin fell in love quickly, in his mind “faster than she did.” He was thirty-seven, a relatively late age for marriage, and was ready. He'd dated enough people and done enough things to know that this was “a better fit”, that “she was ...
Author: Alexandra Miller
Category: Family & Relationships
"Within these pages are fifteen stories about real people -- people who have loved deeply, lived happily, and been married peacefully, Each chapter follows one couple through their meeting, falling in love, marriage, and life, but most importantly, each chapter contains a wealth of advice from unique perspectives on how to stay married and live in love."--Back cover of book.