Daddy and the Manny

Author: Bella Flint
ISBN: 9781549835025
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Hollywood bad boy Hayden Reynolds is plagued by scandal after scandal. After one too many fights with the paparazzi and more than a few trashed hotel rooms, his agent holds an intervention. He needs to shake his bad boy image and work on a squeaky clean and wholesome new look if he wants to keep his career on track. Just as he's trying to turn his life around, the ultimate bombshell is suddenly dropped on him. Hayden discovers he has a young daughter he never knew about - the product of a long passed and short-lived relationship - and she's coming to live with him. Hayden has no idea about being a dad, he barely knows how to take care of himself. When Hollywood Mannies sends James to help, he thinks things will fall into place immediately. What he doesn't expect is that while things with Violet get better, his personal feelings for his manny only grow complicated.James Everett is the complete opposite of Hayden. He's sweet, geeky, down to earth and his love for children has made him one of the most sought-after nannies in Los Angeles. The only trade-in is he has to deal with the children's often snooty parents with more money than sense. He can tell straight away that Hayden has no clue about raising a child. Then again, it's his job to do most of that anyway. When he takes the live-in position at Hayden's mansion, he thinks he's landed his dream job. Little Violet is sassy, funny and smart. She's also troubled by the sudden death of her mother and being thrown into a whole new world she never knew about. She warms to James quickly but doesn't seem to want to know her father. James is used to playing mediator so this isn't new for him. However, falling for the man whose daughter he's supposed to be helping is. When a man from Violet's past threatens to destroy the world Hayden and James have created for her, questions are raised. Hayden must navigate his newfound fatherhood and do what he can to protect the little girl he'd do anything for. Even if that means breaking his heart in the process. Can Hayden really have his career, his daughter and a man to love by his side? And can James really put his heart on the line for a man who's afraid to love him in public? Daddy and the Manny is a full-length novel about love, discovery, and family. It contains some steamy scenes and a whole lot of sweetness and of course has a wonderful HEA.

The Curse of the Gateway

Author: Aimee Marie Bejarano
ISBN: 0359114814
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""Author Aimée's tale has its portions that'll have you biting your nails thinking 'what the heck is going to happen?"" RJS When the creature returns for Grace's children, journalist Aiden Jenson comes to the realization that something is missing when he investigated and entered the gateway the year before. Now that a year is past, Grace is engaged to a loving doctor Gabriel Lopez leaving Aiden to delve deeper into his work. After a threat is made against Grace and her family, Aiden must go undercover to help and aid his detective friends, Detective Jade and Hill. A morbid murder leads him to a wicked cult. During one of their meetings, Aiden comes head to head with the creature, who is able to be summoned by the leaders. The creature has returned kidnapping a child of Grace leaving Aiden with only one choice, enter the gateway again! This time, Gabriel insists on coming to keep Grace and her children safe. Will they find a way to end the creature's reign of terror before someone dies?

Desperado Dad

Author: Linda Conrad
Publisher: Silhouette
ISBN: 9781459200708
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SHELTER FROM THE STORM The leather-jacketed stranger was clearly as dangerous as any man Randi Cullen had ever set eyes on. But she couldn't abandon him—or the defenseless baby with him—to the rainswept Texas night… She offered them both a refuge on her isolated ranch. And when she learned that Manuel Sanchez was an undercover federal agent hunting a ruthless killer, she even agreed to marriage—in name only—to protect his cover… But having this man in her life was touching off a storm of desire in an untouched woman's heart—a storm from which she feared she would never find shelter…

Freedom Run

Author: Eugene Lacorbiniere
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1438915543
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Take a journey to a time, and place that will forever change the way you think about slaves, and the institution of slavery. This is a realistic fiction, historically based story that will take you to a place that existed long ago. It is a story that will make you laugh, cry, it may even make you mad, but most of all, it will make you think. Think about all that has been gained, and lost, over a period of five hundred years. The Priests of Africa were given a plan for escaping slavery, long before becoming slaves. With the help, and strength of God, and their ancestors, they attempted an escape of monumental proportions that escaped the pages of history. Find out how these slaves refused slavery, and took up arms to free themselves. Manny, learns a story of a slave rebellion, and the Black Masonic Order that will change his life forever. A story that was long lost over time, through the perilous journey of slavery. He will realize that, despite his dysfunctional family, and lack of education, his life still had hope, and purpose. Take the journey down the Mississippi River, and never be the same again. The secrets that are entwined in this novel will blow your mind away. It will grip your emotions like nothing you ever read. This is not just a story, but an adventure through time. Enjoy and God Bless!

Vor dem Sturm

Author: Jesmyn Ward
Publisher: Antje Kunstmann
ISBN: 3888978815
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Ein Hurrikan braut sich über dem Mississippi-Delta zusammen, aber Esch und ihre drei Brüder, die mit dem Vater in einer zusammengezimmerten Hütte am Rande des Waldes inmitten von Hühnern und alten Autowracks leben, haben noch andere Sorgen. Mit kleinen Diebstählen und viel Liebe versucht Skeetah, die neugeborenen Welpen seiner Pitbull-Hündin China durchzubringen. Randall will Basketballprofi werden, aber zugleich müssen er und Esch sich um Junior, den Jüngsten, kümmern, dem wie allen die Mutter fehlt, die bei seiner Geburt gestorben ist. Da merkt die Fünfzehnjährige, dass sie schwanger ist – von Randalls bestem Freund, der mit einer anderen zusammenlebt. Wem kann man sich anvertrauen, wenn kaum einer für sich selbst sorgen kann? Und doch stehen die Geschwister, wortlos und mit kleinen Gesten, unverbrüchlich füreinander ein. Versuchen, ohne Geld Vorräte anzulegen, mit Treibholz das Haus sturmfest zu machen. Als die zwölf Tage, die den Rahmen für den Roman bilden, zu einem dramatischen Abschluss kommen, sammelt die Familie ihre Kräfte, um einem neuen Tag ins Gesicht zu sehen. Vor dem Sturm ist ein bewegender, großherziger Roman über Familienbande in einer Welt, in der es nur wenig Liebe gibt, über Hilfe und Gemeinschaft unter widrigsten Umständen. Lebensnah und voller Poesie, wirft die unvergessliche Geschichte einer bedrohten Familie angesichts eines Jahrhundertorkans ein Schlaglicht auf die Wirklichkeit eines anderen, bitterarmen Amerika.

Soul Obsession

Author: Nicky Cruz
Publisher: WaterBrook
ISBN: 9780307551269
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New from the author of the best-selling Christian classic, Run Baby Run. The God we love is passionate about finding lost souls, with freeing human hearts enslaved to sin. To truly know God, this must become our life’s driving desire as well… our Soul Obsession. And when we fall obediently in step with God, we’ll see Him perform miracles through us to rescue people and give them new life. In his powerful new book, internationally known author Nicky Cruz shares powerful personal stories of faithful obedience, even in the midst of difficult circumstances–including the amazing story of his mother’s deathbed conversion and healing. You, too, can move past doubts, understand both the natural and supernatural worlds, and develop a faith that can move any mountain, no matter how high or wide or difficult. “Do we truly understand the power we have at our fingertips? Do we grasp the significance of the message that we bring to a lost world? Do we comprehend how easily evil can be beaten and revoked by simply opening ourselves up to the moving of the Holy Spirit among us? Do we know what God is capable of doing among us? “If you want to change the world, begin by letting God change you. By letting the passion of Jesus become your passion. By letting the Holy Spirit be your only guide and mentor, every step, every minute of the day. By allowing God to set your heart on fire with a Soul Obsession!”–Nicky Cruz From the Trade Paperback edition.

My Father the Angel of Death

Author: Ray Villareal
Publisher: Arte Publico Press
ISBN: 9781558856752
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Seventh-grader Jesse Baron not only misses his father, a popular professional wrestler who is often on the road, he faces simple family outings that turn into fan-frenzy events, teachers who contrive excuses for parent-teacher conferences, and friendships that are all suspect.

The Secret Lives of Boys

Author: Malina Saval
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 078674460X
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Teenage boys have come a long way since the staid 1980s when they were all lumped into the Breakfast Club categories of Brains, Druggies, and Jocks. Crisscrossing the country—meeting with boys from different cultures, and socioeconomic backgrounds—journalist Malina Saval introduces readers to the next generation of male teens by creating new archetypes and redrawing the ever-expanding social map. The Secret Lives of Boys offers an uncensored look into boyhood that reveals the spine-tingling confessions, heartrending sadness and isolation, unbridled optimism, and seemingly boundless resilience of male teens today. Saval asks the pertinent questions: Who are these boys? What do they think of themselves? A compelling and candid look at male adolescence in the twenty-first century, The Secret Lives of Boys uncovers what our young people want you to know.

Last Call

Author: K. L. Cook
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 9780803215405
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A collection of linked stories spanning three generations of one Texas family follows events that are both tender and tragic, such as a daughter's elopement and a lightning strike that provokes a mother of five to abandon her children. Winner of the Pairie Schooner Book Prize in Fiction.

Cast an Evil Eye

Author: Ruthe Ogilvie
Publisher: Trafford Publishing
ISBN: 1466921110
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In this third book of the Stuart Trilogy, the story of the family of Lord Jay and Lady Hilary Stuart rushes to a new level of intrigue. As the daughter of Count and Countess Francois and Cameron Dubonnet and granddaughter of Lord Jay and Lady Hilary, the world has high expectation for Courtney Stuart Dubonnet. Shes just put herself on the stage as the author of a new musical that is charming Broadway audiences. But the joy delivered by rave reviews is tainted by another story in the morning paper: two murderers have just been released from prison. And now, theyre after revenge. Theres a disturbing link between the playwright and the killersand as a result, Courtneys world is about to change forever. What follows is an exhilarating tale of love suborned by the evil influence of a master hypnotist. As her life races between New York and Switzerland, Courtney must truly keep her wits about her if she hopes to survive. She must overcome the siren entreaties of a master criminal, face life and death in a Swiss blizzard at the hands of an immoral kidnapper, and endeavor to find true love among the admirers and imposters that populate the trendy watering holes of Europe and the United States. Will Courtney be able to discover her true love and unmask the evil manipulator in time? The future of the Stuart line hangs in the balance.