Legacy of the Tropics, Mary Deal

Action & Adventure, Contemporary Fiction, Literature & Fiction, Travel & Travel Guide, Women's Fiction

Dangers of the sea are cloaked behind a facade of sunny beaches, balmy trade winds and swaying palm trees. Two women fall prey to nature’s wrath during inclement tropical weather. In “Child of a Storm”, the ketch Mercy sinks during a sea storm off Culebra near the Virgin Islands. Ciara Malloy inherits her drowned fiancee’s … Read more

Lucknow, Annie Hall

Contemporary Fiction, Family Saga, Literature & Fiction, Women's Fiction

When Rosie’s marriage suddenly ends one night in Sydney, her world collapses. She doesn’t know what to do next. Her sister suggests she move to Lucknow, a town in Central Victoria. It doesn’t seem to offer much at first. But her life changes in ways she had not thought possible. Lucknow isn’t just a romance, … Read more

Bonds of Love & Blood, Marylee MacDonald

Anthology, Contemporary Fiction, Literature & Fiction, Novella & Short Story, Women's Fiction

Twelve stories of wayward travelers. Twelve stamps on the passport of the soul. Walter struggles to see past his disfigurement, but a trip to Thailand and a mysterious woman may challenge his quest for perfection. Married to a workaholic, Leslie is accustomed to solitude until her overbearing Indian mother-in-law turns her kitchen into a verbal … Read more

The Other Island: Ben’s Story, Barbara Kent Lawrence

Contemporary Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Romance, Literature & Fiction, Women's Fiction

In Islands of Time, Becky Granger, the daughter of a prominent New York family visiting Maine for the summer, told her story about falling in love with Ben Bunker, an islander from a family of Maine fishermen. Now, in the sequel, Ben tells his side of the story. Ben’s account deepens our understanding of the characters … Read more

Islands of Time, Barbara Kent Lawrence

Contemporary Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Romance, Literature & Fiction, Women's Fiction

When Rebecca Granger falls in love with Ben Bunker she is only fourteen. In 1958 a summer girl is not allowed to love a year-round boy, son of a fisherman in Downeast Maine, and yet she does. When her father dies, loss and anger overpower her and she commits a sin, terrible at the time, … Read more

My Boat Is So Small, Ruta Sevo

Contemporary Fiction, Literature & Fiction, Romance, Women's Fiction

Sonia, thrown by a broken mid-life marriage, flees to Sweden to stay with her friend Inge. Forty-nine, a professional woman in Washington, D.C., she’s run the gamut from open relationships to an attempt at a normal marriage with Ben. She’s failed to get love, sex, and respectability lined up. Inge’s had her own take on … Read more

Corryn’s Stone, T.L. Howard

Action & Adventure, Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, Women's Fiction

Mirah and Rasmun thought their work was done. The Choosing was accomplished and the world had been set right again. That is until Æyrebis, a mythical Caudex Anima and the same book that had driven Rasmun insane ten years ago, resurfaced. Unlike Mirah, Rasmun knows it isn’t merely sentient. He knows it harbors plans involving … Read more