Danielle Steel Considers If Love Is Worth the Risk in ‘Nine Lives’ [REVIEW]

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When someone has the need for speed, can they ever slow down enough to fall in love? (Photo courtesy Canva)

Her mom wants her to marry someone safe, but she has a penchant for bad boys with a need for speed. Will she be able to live up to her mother’s expectations, or will she open her heart to the one man she isn’t supposed to want? Find out in Danielle Steel’s engrossing new novel, Nine Lives.

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Grieving Widow Thwarts Danger In ‘State of Lies’ [REVIEW]

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Sometimes you can’t trust anyone at all. (Photo courtesy Canva)

He is a loving husband and doting father. Then the unthinkable happens and his family is left behind to grieve. Soon they realize pieces to his story don’t fit. Some are left out altogether. Does his family know who he is at all? Find out in Siri Mitchell’s latest thrill ride, State of Lies.  Read more of this post

‘Project Duchess’ Proves Women Said #MeToo Long Before Hollywood Ever Did [REVIEW]

Love is in bloom in Sabrina Jeffries’ Project Duchess. (Photo by Canva)

A scandalous duke. A poor relation. A fatal accident that may be anything but. When suspicions rise, will a new infatuation catch fire or will it get snuffed out before it can even begin? Find out in Sabrina Jeffries’ new historical romantic comedy, Project Duchess. Read more of this post

Loud and Loving ‘Rainy Day Friends’ Give a New Widow a Second Chance at Life [REVIEW]

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In Jill Shalvis’s new novel, Rainy Day Friends, a California winery offers a young widow a fresh start, a new career, and a family to call her own. (Photo by Harold Litwiler, Flickr)

When a shy young widow finally discovers the reason why her marriage to her late husband had never felt quite right, it rocks her to the core. Then a new job prospect at a winery in California’s Central Coast region appears on the horizon, and it offers her hope, a zany group of friends, and even a chance at love. But will she seize the day or run and hide from this new beginning? Find out in Jill Shalvis latest novel, Rainy Day Friends.  Read more of this post

Spirited Widow Courageously Pursues Dream to Paint ‘Midnight Blue’ [REVIEW]

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A young woman with a dream. A past she has to escape. A talent that can’t be denied. Lose yourself in Simone van der Vlugt’s Midnight Blue. (Photo by Thomas, Flickr)

When her husband meets an untimely end, a young widow leaves the small village she’s lived in her entire life to reinvent herself in the big city. But try as she may, she can’t seem to outrun whispered rumors about why she really left. Will she ever escape the past and make her dreams of becoming a skilled artist a reality? Find out in Dutch author Simone van der Vlugt’s enchanting new novel, Midnight Blue.  Read more of this post