Publisher : William Morrow Paperbacks
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 0062319167
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 416

When a group of friends reunite in the idyllic beach town where they grew up, they must reevaluate their loyalty to one another or lose their friendship forever Twelve years ago, Vanessa "Van" Moran fell in love and lost her virginity—but not to the same boy. She fled Whisper Beach desperate and pregnant, never telling a soul about her secret. Now a professional Manhattan organizer, she must return home for the first time to attend the funeral of her best friend's husband. Van intends to only stay for a weekend, but her plans fall by the wayside as the troubles of this coastal town draw her in. Dorie, the owner of the pier's infamous Blue Crab Restaurant where Van and her friends worked as teenagers, enlists Van's help to save the nearly bankrupt eatery. While Van throws herself into this new task, the man she once loved reenters her life, willing to pick up where they left off. As the restaurant begins to thrive and Van reconnects with old friends, trouble comes from an unexpected source and she realizes she must face the decisions of her past or sacrifice this new life she has so carefully built. For Van, this summer will test the meaning of friendship and trust—and how far love can bend before it breaks.

Publisher : HarperCollins
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9780062319180
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 416

From the New York Times bestselling author of Beach Colors and Breakwater Bay comes this unforgettable story— reminiscent of Kristin Hannah’s beloved novels—of friends, loyalty, and love as three women, who are reunited in the idyllic beach town where they grew up, are forced to re-evaluate their bonds. Fifteen years ago, seventeen-year-old Vanessa Moran fell in love and lost her virginity but not to the same boy. Pregnant, desperate, and humiliated, she fled friends and family and Whisper Beach, New Jersey, never breathing a word about her secret to anyone. She hasn’t been back since. Now a professional Manhattan organizer, she returns to the funeral of her best friend’s husband. She intends on just paying her respects and leaving—though she can’t deny she also wants the town to see how far she’s come as a successful business woman. But her plans to make this a short visit fall by the wayside when her girlfriends have other ideas. Dorie, the owner of the pier’s Blue Crab Restaurant where Van and her friends worked as teenagers, needs help. Dorie’s roving husband spends every penny they make and now their restaurant is failing. Joe, the boy Van left behind without an explanation, has never stopped loving her. While he’s wary of getting hurt again, he also can’t help wondering what would happen if they took up where they left off. As the summer progresses and the restaurant takes on a new look, trouble comes from unexpected sources. For Van, this summer will test the meaning of friendship and trust—and how far love can bend before it breaks.

Publisher : Grosvenor House Publishing
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781839758782
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 443

Whisper to the Bees is the third in a series of historical novels set in Reighton, East Yorkshire in the early 18th century. Inspired by the parish records and local archives, it charts the continuing story of the Jordans from 1714 to 1720 in two parts. The first reflects the farming year and rituals through a child’s eyes; the second shows how grief can change a person’s life. Readers of the earlier books in the series can meet up with favourite characters in the village again – old Ben and his mule, Sarah Ezard, the midwife and healer, and George Gurwood, the longsuffering vicar living in the small vicarage with his wife and seven daughters, not to mention the puritanical Robert Storey. The weather plays a huge role in daily life as does superstition, old remedies and the Church. In Part One, the main character is the lively and intelligent young Mary Jordan. Her father adores her and allows her to learn to read and write as well as run wild with her dog. Opinion in the village is divided on how girls should behave. She torments her brothers and leads them into all kinds of escapades. In Part Two, an unexpected death leads to William Jordan taking to drink and abusing his family. As a distraction from grief, he becomes embroiled in smuggling, but this only leads to more violence. In a downward spiral, he breaks the law and has to appear at the courthouse in Beverley. The book ends with the death of a major character and the departure of the vicar and his family of girls. The way is prepared for Book 4 – a look at the village without its moral compass.

Publisher : Open Road Media
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781504032728
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 231

Toucan Whisper, Toucan Sing is a novel about modern Mexico, the conflicting goals of development versus ecological preservation, and the aspirations and struggles of the indigenous people who service tourists at a beachfront hotel. Central to this tale are two brothers: the ambitious twenty-two-year old Antonio, also known as “The Maestro,” with his rippling abdomen and bursting biceps, is the favorite of many of the women at the hotel Oaxtepec where he is in charge of pool activitites. His sixteen-year-old, mute brother, Baldo (Antonio’s ward since their parents died), works as a drink boy, cutting open coconuts with a machete and serving guests poolside. Baldo, an ostensible gentle giant, is reminiscent of Lenny in Steinbeck’s classic, Of Mice and Men.

Publisher : NavPress
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781496429049
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 874

This collection bundles all 3 of beloved author Catherine Palmer’s Treasures of the Heart series together into one 3-book for a great value! #1: A Kiss of Adventure Desperate and on the run, Tillie Thornton finds herself in an uneasy partnership with Graeme McLeod, a daring adventurer who comes out of nowhere to thwart the plot of Tillie’s would-be kidnappers. Now these two must join forces against their common enemies, as well as the challenges of nature, as they embark on a quest that could bring them the answers they seek—or cost them everything. Formerly published as The Treasure of Timbuktu. #2: A Whisper of Danger Jessica Thornton is ready for a fresh start for herself and her irrepressible son, Splinter. An unexpected, unusual inheritance—a remote island mansion—seems like the opportunity of a lifetime. But when she arrives, she stumbles into a dangerous web of deception, greed, and murder. Even worse, she runs into the one person she never wanted to lay eyes on again: her long-lost husband, the man who coldly deserted her before their son was born. And the request he makes of her threatens to shake the very foundation of her life. Formerly published as The Treasure of Zanzibar. #3: A Touch of Betrayal 2001 Christy Award winner! Fashion designer Alexandra Prescott fully expects her latest business trip to be an adventure. After all, she is looking for inspiration for a line of exotic fabrics. But her well-ordered plans are shattered by news of financial disaster—and an attempt on her life! Reluctantly admitting her vulnerability, she is forced to turn for help to Grant Thornton, an infuriatingly independent anthropologist whom she has met under suspicious circumstances. Inexplicably drawn together, neither is prepared for the challenges ahead.

Publisher : Lulu.com
Category :
ISBN : 9781300885184
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 75

Publisher : WestBow Press
Category : Religion
ISBN : 9781664201330
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 108

Have you ever felt abandoned, left behind, forgotten, and that the pain of this life was too much to bear? Well I have. This book is about my struggles with trying to make sense out of tragedy and great loss, crying out to God for help, and learning to recognize and hear Gods still small yet mighty voice. This book is meant to offer hope, encouragement, and to challenge that we all can seek, find, and hear promptings from the Holy Spirit everyday. I will share some of Gods great miracles, his deliverance, and his rescue plan for each of us. Yes, even you.

Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Category : Juvenile Fiction
ISBN : 9781619634572
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 400

A remarkable story of strange beauty and self-discovery from Printz Award winner Nick Lake. Cassie is writing a letter to the boy whose heart she broke. She's trying to explain why. Why she pushed him away. Why her father got so angry when he saw them together. Why she disappears some nights. Why she won't let herself remember what happened that long-ago night on the boardwalk. Why she fell apart so completely. Desperate for his forgiveness, she's telling the whole story of the summer she nearly lost herself. She's hoping that love-love for your family, love for that person who makes your heart beat faster, and love for yourself-can save both of them after all. Awards for There Will Be Lies A Boston Globe Best YA Book of 2015 A Texas TAYSHAS Pick

Publisher : Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781414328409
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 349

Jessica Thornton is ready for a fresh start for herself and her irrepressible son, Splinter. An unexpected, unusual inheritance—a remote island mansion—seems like the opportunity of a lifetime. But when she arrives, she stumbles into a dangerous web of deception, greed, and murder. Even worse, she runs into the one person she never wanted to lay eyes on again: her long-lost husband, the man who coldly deserted her before their son was born. And the request he makes of her threatens to shake the very foundation of her life. . . . Formerly published as The Treasure of Zanzibar.

Publisher : Zondervan
Category : Religion
ISBN : 9780310591962
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 275

“Without a hint of exaggeration,” says Bill Hybels, “the ability to discern divine direction has saved me from a life of sure boredom and self-destruction. God’s well-timed words have redirected my path, rescued me from temptation and re-energized me during some of my deepest moments of despair.” In The Power of a Whisper, vision is cast for what life can look like when God’s followers choose to hear from heaven as they navigate life on earth. Whispers that arbitrate key decisions, nudges that rescue from dark nights of the soul, promptings that spur on growth, urgings that come by way of another person, inspiration that opens once-glazed-over eyes to the terrible plight people face in this world—through firsthand accounts spanning fifty-seven years of life, more than thirty of which have been spent in the trenches of ministry, Hybels promotes passion in Christ-followers' hearts for being wide open to hearing from God, and for getting gutsier about doing exactly what he says to do. For more information go to: www.thewhisperwall.com.