Bound to a stranger...in a secret ceremony!With her finances, reputation and heart all broken by a family scandal, Grace Linwood seeks employment. But the lady she's companion to isn't long for this world. She's intent on seeing Grace protected and quickly wed to her son, curt and closed-off Captain Spencer Dauntsey. With little choice, all Grace can say is "I do"...but who is the man she has just married?
Luke O'Brien has left Dublin to live a quiet life on his family land on the bend of the River Sullane. Alone in his big house, he longs for a return to his family's heyday and turns to books for solace. One morning a young woman arrives at his door and enters his life with profound consequences. Her presence presents him and his family with an almost impossible dilemma. In a novel that pays glorious homage to Joyce, The River Capture tells of one man's descent into near madness, and the possibility of rescue. This is a novel about love, loyalty and the raging forces of nature. More than anything, it is a book about the life of the mind and the redemptive powers of art.
Rescued by her enemyWill she meet him at the altar?Romani Selina Agres has despised the gentry ever since her mother was murdered by a cruel aristocrat. But she's not sure what to think when Edward Fulbrooke, that very man's nephew, rescues her from an angry horde. Edward may be different from other nobles, but Selina's distrust runs deep. So she's shocked when he proposes marriage to protect her and her people! Can she accept?The Marriage Rescue is Joanna Johnson's gripping debut!
A sizzlingly sexy romantic comedy from the author of Eliza's Gift and Lucy's Kiss.It had always been Dr Naomi Fontaine's dream to practice small-town medicine - an ambition that has brought her to the quirky, tight-knit community of Cypress Hollow. But no matter how hard she tries, the locals still treat her with suspicion. Then ruggedly handsome Rig Keller walks into town and Naomi's heart stops for all the wrong reasons. For a few months back Rig was a rip-roaring, throw-caution-to-the wind one night stand. Now he's her partner at the practice - and keen to play doctors once more... Will the instantly popular new medic wreck her dreams? Or be the one to help make her wish come true...?
Will History Repeat Itself?Hollywood, 1953Anita Brooks and Price Garfield were all the rage, perfect partners on and off the dance floor--until Price married an ambitious starlet and Anita fled to Broadway.Los Angeles, 2011Anita's daughter, Gabrielle Brooks Lacroix, is lured to California to dance at the opening of a nostalgia club, Cheek to Cheek. The problem is her partner will be Kit Garfield, whose very name conjures up memories of her mother's heartbreak. Kit, however, has heard another version of the story--his father's. Can Gabby and Kit put aside yesterday's ghosts and follow their own dreams into the glittering future that beckons?
Academy Street is the heart-breaking and evocative story of one woman's life spanning six decades. Tess's childhood in 1940's rural Ireland is defined by the sudden death of her mother. Later, in New York, she encounters the ferocious power and calamity of love, and the effects of catastrophic fate. The novel resonates with the rhythms of memory and home as well as those of America's greatest city.This is an intimate story about unexpected gifts and unbearable losses, and the perpetual ache for belonging. It is exquisitely written and profoundly moving.Mary Costello lives in Dublin. Her collection of short stories, The China Factory, was nominated for the Guardian First Book Award. Academy Street is her first novel.