Category: Womens Fiction

  • Whispers and Lies by Joy Fielding

    By Joy Fielding

    Terry Painter enjoys her quiet existence in tranquil Delray, Florida, the place the only, forty-year-old nurse lives by myself in the home she inherited from her mom. whilst younger, brilliant Alison Simms rents the cottage on her estate, the 2 ladies strike up a quick friendship -- and Terry is swept right into a impressive new lifestyles: dinners out, procuring, makeovers, even flirting with the good-looking son of 1 of her aged sufferers. yet not anything approximately her newfound better half is because it looks, as Terry discovers whilst Alison's heavily guarded prior involves mild. Now Terry is locked right into a race to reclaim her personal lifestyles -- sooner than she opens the door to any extent further to the stranger she concept she knew...
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  • Summer Friends by Holly Chamberlin

    By Holly Chamberlin

    Over the process one eventful summer season, 9-year-old local Mainer Delphine Crandall and Maggie Weldon, a privileged lady 'from away, ' develop into top neighbors. After commencement, Maggie acquires a profitable profession, and at last marries. Delphine is drawn again domestic, her lifestyles steeped in family members and the Maine neighborhood she loves
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  • Off the Record by Elizabeth White

    By Elizabeth White

    Pass judgement on Laurel Kincade has it all---brains, good looks, and an aristocratic previous South family members to again her up. A political emerging famous person, she's able to announce her candidacy for leader justice of the Alabama splendid court docket. Journalist Cole McGaughan has objectives too. operating as a faith author for the recent York day-by-day magazine, he longs to develop into a political reporter. Then his previous good friend Matt Hogan, a personal investigator, calls with a tip. the stunning younger pass judgement on can be hiding a mystery which may derail her crusade. may Cole wish to be the only to wreck the tale? Cole sees a transparent street to his aim, yet there is a challenge. Laurel's heritage is entangled together with his personal, and he needs to come to a decision if the tale which may make his occupation is definitely worth the rate he'd need to pay. Can Cole and Laurel locate forgiveness and switch their hidden earlier right into a hopeful future---and in some way preserve all of it off the list?
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  • Golden Notebook by Doris Lessing

    By Doris Lessing

    Anna is a author, writer of 1 very winning novel, who now retains 4 notebooks. in a single, with a black conceal, she studies the African event of her prior years. In a pink one she documents her political lifestyles, her disillusionment with communism. In a yellow one she writes a unique within which the heroine relives a part of her personal adventure. And in a blue one she retains a private diary. eventually, in love with an American author and threatened with madness, Anna attempts to carry the threads of all 4 books jointly in a golden laptop.
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  • An Elm Creek Quilts Sampler by Jennifer Chiaverini

    By Jennifer Chiaverini

    3 whole Novels, The Quilter's Apprentice, around Robin, and The Cross-Country Quilters, from the recent York occasions Bestselling writer, Jennifer Chiaverini this is the place all of it begun -- the 3 novels that first made cherished pals of the Elm Creek Quilters, who stepped out of Pennsylvania's idyllic Elm Creek Manor and into the guts of the United States. The Quilter's Apprentice: grasp quilter Sylvia Compson stocks the secrets and techniques of her artistic presents together with her younger assistant, Sarah McClure. in the course of their classes, the difficult, various threads of Sylvia's existence start to emerge. it's the tale of a tender spouse dwelling during the hardships and agonies of the area conflict II domestic entrance; of a kin torn aside by way of jealously and betrayal; of confusion, loss, and a tragedy which may by no means be undone. because the bond among them deepens, Sarah resolves to aid Sylvia loose herself from remembered sorrows and repair her existence -- and her domestic, Elm Creek Manor -- to its former glory. In flip, Sylvia is helping Sarah confront her personal bothered earlier. Out in their shared triumph is born a lifelong friendship and a fledgling enterprise referred to as Elm Creek Quilts. around Robin: To have fun the start of Elm Creek Quilts, Sarah, Sylvia, and their circle of pals identify themselves the Elm Creek Quilters. As a present to Sylvia, the others have all started a around robin -- a duvet created via stitching concentric patchwork to a imperative block because it is handed round a stitching circle. As each one lady makes her artistic contribution, she provides her tale to the background of Elm Creek Manor. Resplendent in eco-friendly, blue, and gold, the cover serves as a logo of the complicated, lasting ties that unify moms and daughters, sisters and associates. As they sew jointly the occasionally harmonious -- usually discordant -- scraps in their crazy-quilt lives, the Elm Creek Quilters examine that fellowship is a most useful present and that even within the darkest of occasions, love illuminates the way in which domestic. The Cross-Country Quilters: 5 girls arrive at Elm Creek Manor, hoping to discover of their quilting classes an break out from the issues they've got left at domestic. This far-flung team turns into speedy pals who pledge to accomplish a "challenge cover" -- symbolic of every woman's own objectives -- in a single year's time. even supposing the Cross-Country Quilters proportion a standard inventive objective, because the 12 months is going by means of, their bonds are validated by way of the calls for of everyday life. yet regardless of alterations in age, race, and historical past, the buddies' love for quilting and affection for each other unite them in a patchwork of worrying and popularity. the cover they make reminds them of an enduring fact -- acquaintances could be separated through great distance, but the power in their bond can go beyond any crisis. "Endearing characters and delightful vignettes render this sequence as fascinating and comfy as a favourite blanket," stated Publishers Weekly of the Elm Creek Quilts books. Jennifer Chiaverini is at her heartwarming most sensible in those 3 novels that introduced a bestselling phenomenon.
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  • It's Never Too Late to Get a Life: Angie's First Adventure by Heather Estay

    By Heather Estay

    After twenty-six years, my husband simply dumped me for the local Watch captain, a lady the dimensions of a Winnebago. Oh, after which he squanders all of our discounts and investments. regularly, I wouldhandle this with per week at a spa i will not have the funds for, however the shop Angie trouble Intervention crew (aka my top acquaintances) insists that as a substitute i want one evening of scorching, wanton, emotionally easy intercourse. A one-night stand. Who knew? If in simple terms relocating on have been so uncomplicated. Then i would not unexpectedly be this just about turning into Sacramento's most recent scandal, ruining my son's profession, and wetting my pants during this rented G.I. Joe gown i am donning (thereby forfeiting my deposit). My associates obtained me into this, and they have gotta get me out. it truly is by no means too overdue, girls ...
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