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The Christmas Bouquet: A Chesapeake Shores Novel
For medical student Caitlyn Winters, catching the bridal bouquet at a Christmas wedding has set off a chain reaction that she's sure is more curse than blessing. Not only has she fallen in love with family medicine resident Noah McIlroy, but an unexpected pregnancy threatens her well-laid plans for the future. Noah is eager to get married and live happily-ever-after--but Caitlyn isn't so sure. Fans of Woods's (Swan Point, 2014) Chesapeake Bay-set romances will thoroughly enjoy this holiday love story.
The Forgotten Girl
Jason Danvers has recently returned to his hometown of Ednaville, Ohio, when he receives a surprise visit from his estranged sister, Hayden. A recovering addict, Hayden asks Jason and his wife to look after her daughter for a few days while she takes care of some unfinished business. But Hayden never returns. Her disappearance reminds Jason of his best friend, Logan Shaw, who vanished 27 years ago on high school graduation night and was never seen again. Are the two connected? Riveting suspense from Bell (Never Come Back, 2013).
Crime writer Parker (The Famous and the Dead, 2013) departs from his usual genre to pen this fine novel about an Afghanistan war vet's return home. After completing his tour of duty, Patrick Norris wants nothing more than to start his own sport fishing business. But a wildfire that destroys his family's avocado ranch in the foothills of San Diego changes his plans. He puts his own plans aside to try to help his family rebuild. But his brother, Ted, complicates matters by his involvement with a local gang. When disaster strikes, Patrick may be the only one who can save his family. A compelling family drama.
Mastering My Mistakes in the Kitchen: Learning to Cook With 65 Great Chefs and over 100 Delicious Recipes
As editor-in-chief of Food & Wine magazine, Dana Cowin gets treated to a lot of great meals -- which probably is a good thing because she really isn't much of a chef herself. In this book she jokes about her lack of kitchen skills and recounts her self-improvement strategy. Although foodies would savor a chance to slave over a hot stove with the culinary all-stars that serve as Cowin's tutors, we will all have to make do with her anecdotes and recipes. Her successes prove how easy it can be to turn out tasty, beautiful food once you know the secrets.
Mr. Hockey: My Story
Gordie Howe equals hockey. Need we say more? No one else has been the face of the ice rink for as long, set as many records, and even set the record for setting the most records in any sport. Known as a man as integrity, a role model for younger players, and a unique sportsman, Number 9 now tells his own story. From the family that raised him to his relationship with his wife and children, plus six decades of playing the sport, his autobiography is a genuine treat for fans.
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