Joni Montgomery needs a guy to pretend to be her boyfriend long enough to persuade certain family members to let up on the marriage thing. Her last hope is a blind date. Carter Sullivan is tall, gorgeous and agreeable to her scheme. Perfect! He's also too tempting for Joni to resist. But a little between-the-sheets time will just make their brief charade more believable, right? Carter believes in love at first sight. And when he meets the beautiful, sexy Joni, he falls hard and fast. Too bad she's insisting this relationship is temporary. After some steamy embraces, he's convinced she feels the same way about him… even if she won't admit it. Fine. He'll just tantalize her senses until she says she wants him, too!
Please Don’t Say You Need Me. . . is a common plea voiced by people trapped in unhealthy, codependent relationships. Confused by their conflicting emotions, they feel trapped between wanting to love and care for someone else and yet, at the same time, needing to escape from that person’s intense and suffocating demands for self-esteem.Jan Silvious offers practical, biblical answers for those dealing with codependency—actually, people-dependency—that can exist between mates, siblings, parents and children, and friends.· Who is the codependent person?· What is a codependent relationship?· What role does guilt play in a codependent relationship?· Can Christians be codependent?Jan Silvious answers these questions and shows readers how to identify and break the cycle of a codependent relationship in a loving, scriptural manner. Here is insight, hope, and encouragement for replacing unhealthy ways of relating with a new approach that can bring balance and wholeness.
Sie war eine gute Schülerin. Sie war eine gute Tochter. – Sie war nicht die, für die man sie hielt ... und musste dafür mit dem Leben bezahlen: Für Sheriff Del Goodman bricht eine Welt zusammen, als er in der durch zahlreiche Messerstiche grausam zugerichteten weiblichen Leiche, die in einer verlassenen Scheune gefunden wurde, Henrietta Hoffman erkennt. Hattie, die einzige Tochter seines besten Freundes, die für Del fast wie ein eigenes Kind war. Er schwört, ihren Mörder zur Strecke zu bringen, doch je tiefer Del nachforscht, umso mehr wird alles erschüttert, was er über Hattie zu wissen meinte. Offenbar hatte die junge Frau viele Gesichter, und sie spielte ein gefährliches Spiel – mit einem viel zu hohen Einsatz ...
A columnist for the Big Easy's hottest erotic magazine, Britta Berger has heard her share of wild, hidden desires. But beneath her sophisticated facade, Britta is running from much darker secrets—including the terrifying night she barely survived. Now someone from her past has returned to play a merciless game. And only one man can help her…. Detective Jean-Paul Dubois knows instinctively that Britta is the key to ending the string of vicious ritualistic murders that plague his city. But still haunted by his past, he must resist the dangerous attraction between them. For lurking deep in the shadows of the bayou, a killer waits to end her life—and their future—with one devastating final strike.
Author: Donna Marie Rogers
Publisher: Donna Kowalcyk
Release Date: 2015-10-08
Bernadette Mitchell thought she’d put the past to rest. At fifteen, pregnant, betrayed, and heartbroken by the baby’s father, she’d made an agonizing decision that she lives with every day. But she’s made the best of things…until an unthinkable tragedy turns her life upside down and brings the ghosts of her past back to town. Officer Mike Donovan is happy to be back home in Redemption where he plans to raise his little girl. He’s also on a mission—to win back the only woman he’s ever loved. Back in high school, he broke her heart with a horrific ultimatum. If he can convince her to give him another chance, he’ll spend the rest of their lives proving they belong together. But when he discovers she’s been keeping an unimaginable secret, one that shifts his whole world on its axis, he questions everything he thought he knew about her…about them. Will forgiveness be enough to heal the past and move forward into the future?
Author: Tara West
Publisher: Tara West
Release Date: 2017-10-09
***Please note: This is a stand-alone novel. You do not need to read Something More Book One to enjoy Cesar's story.*** I want Cesar Cruz. God, how I want him. And he’s made it no secret he desires me. I can’t handle another heartbreak, one more haunting memory that threatens my sanity. What I need is to feel wanted by a man who will love me unconditionally and forever, a man who will be patient and loving, not apathetic and abusive. What will happen if I give in to temptation and spend one night in his arms? Will he want more? Will I? Whether I say yes or no, I fear I’ll suffer regret, but as my need for him grows stronger, I may not have a choice. I only pray he will be gentle with me and my heart.
Author: Nan Demars
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 1998-04-02
Genre: Business & Economics
In the first book of its kind to address office support staff rather than management, business ethics expert Nan DeMars documents 100 provocative examples of complex office situations--and offers thoughtful, practical solutions to each scenario.
TRIPLE HEART Its all about the reflection of love. It is for everyone who fell in love, has loved or dream about loving. In this collection Ted expresses passionately his feelings, and unconditionally shares whats in his heart hoping he will touch others. Ted writes nobody can deny true love is many things. Love is divine, vastly, kind, but its not perfect. It can be unkind, cruel, abusive, and heart wounding, and it hurts so much it stinks, it feels like hell when it bites Ted says that we all fall in love, but regrettably we take love for granted and we miss the chance to express our feelings until its too late. Therefore, hopes some of his poetry will reach deep in the heart and soul of others, and help to allay anxiety or uncertainty.
After discovering her husband of 26 years is having an affair, the narrator of the story falls into what she describes as a deep, dark well of fear and despair. The thought of possibly losing everything in her life, including her sanity, encourages her to seek the help and support of a psychologist. With the psychologists gentle and compassionate guidance, the narrator (who remains unnamed) travels through a range of frightening emotions encompassing rage, revenge, anger, frustration, overwhelm, pessimism and boredom. Eventually she finds a glimpse of hope when she learns that she has the ability to alter her thoughts and feelings through practice, and understanding that her beliefs are just thoughts she keeps thinking. It enables her to begin making positive and courageous decisions for herself and for her future and she discovers a wonderful would be beyond her middle-class comfort and role as a wife and mother.
Author: Alberta D. Hill
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Release Date: 2013-06-12
This book is an Autobiography in Poetry. It is also a thank you for those who did not let me slip into a black whole of lifelessness during some of the most difficult challenges of my life. Pain, physically, emotionally, spiritually, depression, devastation, death, life, rape, incenses, divorce, marriage, sunlight, darkness and much more. The appreciation of God, my family, and my family of Angels, is so empowering, I was able to find some peace within many areas of my life where torment once lived. For this reason, had no other choice but to honor them in writing as God gave me rhythm to release the joy and pain of my life. You will notice my book does not open like an ordinary book. Our lives are far from ordinary. We can all say, “better then some, worse than others.” I want you to utilize my story to encourage you, to tell your story. To give Honor to God the Father and His Son Jesus Christ Our Lord and Savior. Your Earthly Angels and to “Yourself.” It is time to be honest and make peace with loved ones and yourself. Come out of your shell, be creative, share who you are. I pray that my story will awaken you to find your great purpose on your journey toward the gifts of a prosperous successful life. That God has so richly prepared for us, not just in Heaven, but here on earth too.
Dreaming never felt more real.For Haven Green, dreams were just unfulfilled fantasies that would never turn into reality. Little does she know it will be the only way for her to survive.Haven Green, innocent yet yearning to commit a sin learns the power of extra-ordinariness and believes in herself once again when she meets the mysterious, handsome and bold Tenace Colby who drives her intimate passions beyond limits. He guides her on a journey of self-discovery that not only draws her further away from reality, which she had been rooting for, but also generates a whole new world for her to discover her identity. The story grows on twists, turns and surprises that leave you astounded. Unravel an adventure that leads you on a journey of Innocence filled with daring Desires.