An accomplished pianist, music has become her only solace from the loneliness and loss that makes it so difficult for her to love or trust anyone. Devastated by his wife's death, Herman Braun knows that he's incapable of caring for the daughter he loves so deeply. It's a choice that may cost him his family--and his life.
Now, with the war over, elise has grown into the beautiful and brave young woman her father always hoped she would be. But elise can only feel a sense of abandonment and resentment toward the one man who is supposed to protect her. As she struggles to find her place in a harrowing new world, she must also learn to acknowledge her love for her father, the man who traded his happiness for her own.
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Fields Of GoldKensington Books #ad - Then i could change it, turning them twice like frayed collars and cuffs, but then the remembering would be neither so painful, making them over into something more romantic than they really were, fatten up the thin parts and leave out the dull ones, nor so sweet. A lyrical, lush, and lovely novel from a clever and talented new writer.
Jane green "A gripping, heartwarming story. This would be easier if I were writing about someone else. Romance would be too much for a girl like Eva to expect. States and two mexican cities, and collecting a vast and cherished array of friends and experiences. Now, while tracing from afar the progress of the brave young barnstormer she knew so briefly, Eva stitches her heart and soul into intricate quilts whose images take extraordinary form from the heartbreak and joy of parallel lives.
Fields Of Gold #ad - Since marrying the love of her life twenty-three years ago, she has never known a moment's boredom. After taking her up in his plane, "Slim" leaves Eva with an exhilarating new perspective--and an even more precious gift that changes her forever. Complete with fascinating characters and a page-turning plot.
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Georgia jean carter learned early never to rely on a man for anything but trouble. Watching his friends fall in battle, robs Morgan of the joy he always felt in the air. Praise for marie Bostwick and Fields of Gold "A touching story. Patricia Gaffney "Captivating and hauntingly beautiful. It will take one very unusual woman to help him get it back.
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Hope on the InsideKensington Books #ad - In this compelling, heartwarming novel from New York Times bestselling author Marie Bostwick, one woman finds new purpose in a new phase of life. Now, with their four children grown, Rick, Hope and her husband, are suddenly facing an uncertain future, after a forced retirement strains both their savings and their marriage.
. Whatever comes your way, find the happiness in it. Hope carpenter received that advice from her mother decades ago. Just like her, they want to make something of themselves, but believe it might be impossible. Embarking on an ambitious quilting project, Hope and her students begin to bond. A great addition to any women’s-fiction collection.
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Usatoday “fans of debbie macomber and Robyn Carr will enjoy this warm, witty novel of rediscovery and personal growth. Booklist. Lucy, meanwhile, got out and never looked back. Yet deep affection for alice united them and soon Lucy, too, is brought into the fold as they share problems and stories.
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. Praise for marie bostwick and Her Novels“Marie Bostwick is my go-to author. Always powerful, inspiring, and uplifting. Robyn carr, #1 new york times bestselling author “The Promise Girls is a beautiful story about the ties that bind. In her most powerful novel yet, new york Times bestselling author Marie Bostwick weaves the uplifting story of three grief support group dropouts—women united in loss and rescued through friendship.
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Kristan higgins, this tale will put you in a lone star state of mind!" --lauren lipton, and sass, charm, New York Times bestselling author"With Texas-sized helpings of humor, author of Mating Rituals of the North American WASP"Between Heaven and Texas should be the book every contemporary women's fiction reader wants to savor.
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. Like brian, the laid back town is charming without trying too hard. Twice in her life, college counselor Gayla Oliver fell in love at first sight. Not that Gayla is worried.
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In adulthood, their modest lives fall far short of her grand ambitions. Minerva promise claimed that her three “test tube” daughters—gifted pianist Joanie, artistic Meg, and storyteller Avery—were engineered and molded to be geniuses. But now, twenty years after the book’s release, she hopes to redeem herself by taking part in a new documentary.
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Every child prodigy grows up eventually. For the promise sisters, escaping their mother’s narcissism and the notoriety that came with her bestselling book hasn’t been easy. Like them, he’s familiar with the weight of failed potential. Marie bostwick exquisitely tells the tale of the three Promise girls, former child prodigies who learn to heal the scars of a bitter past so that they can love—and forgive—again.
From Here To Home A Too Much, Texas Novel Book 2Kensington Books #ad - What holly silva knows about quilting wouldn't fill a thimble, but she's smart and ambitious. And sometimes the pattern for happiness is as simple and surprising as it is beautiful… Praise for Marie Bostwick and Her Novels"Fans of Debbie Macomber and Robyn Carr will enjoy this warm, witty novel of rediscovery and personal growth.
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Her son, and happens to have down syndrome, Howard, who is her talented co-host and color consultant, wants to stay in Dallas and become more independent. Meanwhile, mary dell's new boss hopes to attract a different demographic--by bringing in a younger co-host. There are just a couple of wrinkles in her plan.
She's relieved to be moving back to her hometown--and bringing her cable TV show, Quintessential Quilting, with her. Her career hinges on outshining the formidable Mary Dell in order to earn her own show.
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. She loves her job at the cobbled court quilt Shop and the life and friendships she's made in New Bern; she just never thought she'd still be single on her fortieth birthday. When tragedy threatens to tear Margot's family apart, that bond--and the help of her quilting sisterhood--will prove a saving grace.
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Unfortunately, the cottage is in terrible shape. So is her once-happy thirty-four-year marriage to Lee. Madelyn beecher left New Bern twenty years ago and never looked back. But when her husband is convicted of running a Ponzi scheme and she's left with nothing but her late grandmother's cottage, she is forced to return to the town she fled.
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