First, drop in at 5-B Poppy Lane, where you'll get a chance to visit with Helen Shelton, her granddaughter Ruth and Ruth's husband, Paul. They'll offer you a cup of mulled cider and the story of how they met - and they'll share Helen's breathtaking adventures during the Second World War.
Then drive out to Grace and Cliff Harding's place. They have a small horse ranch not far from Cedar Cove. Mary Jo Wyse and her little girl, Noelle, will be there, too. Join them in reliving their memories of ... more info>>
Katherine O'Connor often spends her days at a cozy cafe on Blossom Street in Seattle--where she writes Christmas letters for other people. She's good at making their everyday lives sound more interesting. More humorous. More dramatic. But for Dr. Wynn Jeffries, who also frequents the cafe, Christmas means lies and deception. In fact, the renowned child psychologist recommends that parents "bury Santa under the sleigh." Katherine, however, feels that his parenting philosophy is one big mistake--a... more info>>
Katherine O'Connor (known as K.O.) adores her five-year-old twin nieces--and strongly objects to her sister's plans to dispense with Christmas. Zelda is following the theories of child psychologist Wynn Jeffries, author of The Free Child (and, as it happens, K.O.'s neighbor). K.O. is particularly horrified by his edict to "bury Santa under the sleigh," and she's out to prove that Wynn and his ideas are full of ... snow. He's not going to ruin her nieces' Christmas! Too bad the guy's so darned at... more info>>
Rorie Campbell has a pleasant, predictable life in San Francisco, where she's seeing a pleasant, predictable man. Then, one vacation, her car breaks down on an Oregon country road and horse rancher Clay Franklin comes to her rescue. Rorie soon discovers that a city girl can fall in love with a country man. But Clay has no right to return her feelings--because he's engaged to another woman. Kate Logan is devastated when Clay Franklin, her former fiancee and the man she's always loved, marries Ror... more info>>
Buffalo Valley, North Dakota. Like so many small Midwest towns, it's dying. Stores are boarded up, sidewalks cracked, houses need a coat of paint. But despite all that, there's a spirit of hope here, of defiance. The people still living in Buffalo Valley are fighting for their town. Lyndsay Snyder is a newcomer. She's an outsider, even though she spent childhood vacations here. Now she returns to see the family house again, to explore family secrets and to reevaluate her life. To her own astonis... more info>>
Buffalo Valley has found new life. People have started moving to this town people like Lindsay Snyder, who came as a teacher and stayed, marrying local farmer Gage Sinclair. And now Lindsay's best friend, Maddy Washburn, has decided to pull up stakes and join her in Buffalo Valley, hoping for the same kind of satisfaction. And the same kind of love. Jeb McKenna is a rancher, a solitary man who's learned to endure. Maddy unafraid and openhearted is drawn to Jeb, but he rejects her overtures. Unti... more info>>
With Debbie Macomber's Cedar Cove Cookbook, you can relish the same superb meals found in Cedar Cove's households. Charlotte Rhodes, one of the series' most beloved characters, invites all fans of Cedar Cove, as well as anyone who enjoys classic home cooking, to join her in touring the town's kitchens as she shares more than 130 of her treasured family recipes. (And she's got plenty to tell you about the people of Cedar Cove, too!) You'll find such mouthwatering dishes as:--Justine Gunderson's ... more info>>
Debbie Macomber's bestselling and beloved Cedar Cove series continues with these four novels! Reconnect with your favorite characters and meet some new friends from this tight-knit community where love and friendship are just around the corner....Bundle contains books 7-10 of the Cedar Cove Series: 74 Seaside Avenue, 8 Sandpiper Way, 92 Pacific Boulevard and 1022 Evergreen Place.
We call her the "Official Storyteller of Christmas"but Debbie Macomber is more than that. She's someone who loves the holiday and its traditions. Now she shares more than one hundred of her favorite recipes to help you enjoy this joyous season. You'll also find easy-to-follow instructions for crafts, decorations and gift wrapping-everything you need to create a beautiful holiday.What makes this cookbook unique is Debbie's personal memories and observations. Join her as she reminisces about tradi... more info>>
CHRISTMAS NEWS! READ ALL ABOUT IT! This is a time for families, for togetherness, for memories. On Christmas Eve, Maryanne and Nolan Adams tell their kids the story they most want to hear--how Mom and Dad met and fell in love. It all started when they were reporters on rival Seattle papers...and next thing you know, Here Comes Trouble! Christmas is also a time for...fruitcake. Rookie reporter Emma Collins hates fruitcake; for that matter, she hates Christmas, too. When three Washington State wo... more info>>
On the anniversary of his beloved wife's death, Dr. Michael Everett receives a letter Hannah had written him.In it she reminds him of her love and makes one final request. An impossible request. I want you to marry again. She tells him he shouldn't spend the years he has left grieving and she's chosen three women she asks him to consider.First on Hannah's list is her cousin, Winter Adams, a chef who owns a cafe on Seattle's Blossom Street. The second is Leanne Lancaster, Hannah's oncology nurse.... more info>>
Caroline's ChildWho's the father of Caroline Daniels's child? Everyone in town wants to know, but no one's ever askedor ever will. The people of Promise are protective of Caroline and five-year-old Maggie. They care. Especially rancher Grady Weston, who's beginning to realize he more than cares....Dr. TexasThey call her Dr. Texas. She's Jane Dickinson, a newly graduated physician from California who's working at the Promise clinicbut just for a couple of years. They call him Mr. Grou... more info>>
Nell's cowboy: Nell Bishop, widowed mother of two children, is turning her property into a dude ranch. And one of her first guests is Travis Grant, an Easterner known for his books about the West. Her kids are crazy about him--and she could fall for him herself. But it's too soon for her..... Lone star baby: Wade McMillen might be a minister, but he's also a man. An unmarried and very attractive one. So is it as a man that he responds to Amy Thornton when she shows up in Promise, pregnant and al... more info>>
Lonesome Cowboy: Savannah Weston lives quietly on the family ranch with her brother, Grady. Until a stranger named Laredo Smith comes along--a disenchanted cowboy who just might change Savannah's life! Texas Two-Step: After her father's death, Ellie Frasier takes over the feed store in Promise. Still in mourning, she turns to her friends for comfort. But now her long-standing relationship with one of those friends--rancher Glen Patterson--seems to be turning into something else....
Grandmothers know best...especially these three grandmothers, all soldiers' brides. Their generation lived through war and peace, good times and bad, love and loss. 5-B Poppy Lane by Debbie Macomber All her life, Ruth Shelton has loved visiting her grandmother in Cedar Cove, Washington. Now Ruth comes to ask advice about her own romance with a soldier--and discovers a secret in her grandmother's past. The Apple Orchard by Katherine Stone Clara MacKenzie's granddaughter Elizabeth arrives at Clara... more info>>
The Forgetful Bride Caitlin Marshall's trying to go home to Minnesota, but at the last minute she gives her airline ticket to a stranded soldier. So Cait spends Christmas with Joe Rockwell, who was a childhood friend--and is still a terrible tease, claiming that Cait's his wife. Oh, sure, they were "married" in a pretend ceremony when she was eight, but now Joe wants to make their "marriage" real! When Christmas Comes Emily Springer trades her Leavenworth, Washington, home for Charles Brewster's... more info>>
HOW TO MEET AND MARRY A MAN IN SEATTLEThere are all the usual ways, of course, but here's how Janine Hartman and Meg Remington did it. Janine: My grandfather Hartman arranged a husband for me! Zach Thomas, the intended groom, was just as outraged as I was. But Gramps insisted we'd be "a perfect match." First Comes Marriage, according to him. Meg: My teenage daughter, Lindsey, had the nerve to place a personal ad on my behalf--Wanted: Perfect Partner. Worse, Steve Conlan, who answered the ad, was... more info>>
LONELY MEN IN HARD LUCK, ALASKA, LOOKING FOR WOMEN. OUR TOWN MIGHT BE COLD, BUT OUR HEARTS ARE WARM!Location: north of the Arctic Circle. Population: 150 (mostly men!) But the three O'Halloran brothers, who run a bush-plane charter service called Midnight Sons, are heading a campaign to bring women to town.BRIDES FOR BROTHERSSawyer O'Halloran, the middle brother, isn't entirely in favor of this scheme. But he considers himself immune to any woman--even the lovely Abbey Sutherland. She's arriving... more info>>
Location: north of the Arctic Circle. Population: 150 (mostly men!) But the three O'Halloran brothers, who run a bush-plane charter service called Midnight Sons, are heading a campaign to bring women to town. Daddy's Little Helper Mitch Harris is a friend of the O'Hallorans, and he's responsible for law and order in Hard Luck. He's also the widowed father of a little girl--although he never talks about his marriage. But it's not long before seven-year-old Chrissie decides that her new teacher, ... more info>>
Falling for Him
Christian, the youngest O'Halloran brother, has a problem, and her name is Mariah Douglas. The Midnight Sons secretary is always losing his messages, misplacing his files and generally creating chaos. Despite that, he can't get her out of his mind....
Ending in Marriage
The clashes between pilot Duke Porter and Seattle attorney Tracy Santiago are legendary. Duke's a tough, rugged individualist who delights in expressing outrageous opinions, particularly when Tracy's arou... more info>>
Her grandfather wants her to move home, and Molly thinks she just might. His ranch will be a good place for her sons to grow up, a place to escape big-city influence. Then she learns--from a stranger named Sam Dakota--that her grandfather is ill. Possibly dying. Molly packs up the kids without a second thought and makes the long drive to Sweetgrass, Montana. Once she arrives, she immediately has questions about Sam Dakota. Why is he working on her grandfather's ranch? Why doesn't the sheriff tru... more info>>
Not long ago, the only adventures Lorraine Dancy experienced were in the movies--where the improbable becomes possible and the romantic becomes real. Now she's starring in her own version of Romancing the Stone--except that this is her life. Her adventure begins with a trip to Mexico's Yucatan coast to search for the father she doesn't remember. She finds him, all right. She also finds herself in trouble--framed for the theft of an artifact and pursued by the police, the thief and a local crime ... more info>>
I, Shana Berrie, am my sister's official navy "parenting plan." That means I'm in charge of adorable Jazmine until my sis returns. But--surprise!--nine-year-olds have lots of opinions, including ones on my love life (or lack thereof ). Now she's trying to set me up with our family friend, Adam Kennedy. Excuse me--Lieutenant Commander Adam Kennedy. So he's great looking and very helpful (if dictatorial), but I am not in the market for a navy husband.
THE CHRISTMAS BASKET More than ten years ago, high-school sweethearts Noelle McDowell and Thomas Sutton planned to elope--but then he jilted her. This Christmas, Noelle is home to celebrate the holidays, and she and Thom discover they are still in love. Now only the decades-old rivalry between their mothers stands in the way of a second chance together. THE SNOW BRIDE It's a month before Christmas and Jenna Campbell is flying to Alaska to marry a man she met on the Internet--until her seatmate t... more info>>