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Robyn Carr - The Chance
With its breathtaking vistas and down-to-earth people, Thunder Point is the perfect place for FBI agent Laine Carrington to recuperate from a gunshot wound and contemplate her future. The locals embraced Laine as one of their own after she risked her life to save a young girl from a dangerous cult. Knowing her wounds go beyond the physical, Laine hopes she'll fit in for a while and find her true self in a town that feels safe. She may even learn to open her heart to others, something an undercover agent has little time to indulge. Eric Gentry is also new to Thunder Point. Although he's a man with a dark past, he's determined to put down roots and get to know the daughter he only recently discovered. When Laine and Eric meet, their attraction is obvious to everyone. But while the law enforcement agent and the reformed criminal want to make things work, their differences may run too deep…unless they take a chance on each other and find that deep and mysterious bond that belongs to those who choose love over fear.
Robyn Carr - Informed Risk
Playing with Fire Mike Cavanaugh was a firefighter; it was his job to rescue people. Though inviting them home wasn't usually part of the job description. But when he pulled Christine Palmer out of her burning house, something about the gutsy single mom made him want to protect her, to make her life a little better. Only somehow Chris and her family ended up giving Mike's life new meaning, and he was happier than he'd been in years. But Chris was smart and resourceful. She'd get back on her own two feet—sooner rather than later. And when she no longer needed Mike's support, would she still want his love?
Robyn Carr - Wildest Dreams
Blake Smiley searched the country for just the right place to call home. The professional triathlete has traveled the world, but Thunder Point has what he needs to put down the roots he's never had. In the quiet coastal town he can focus on his training without distractions. Until he meets his new neighbors and everything changes. Lin Su Simmons and her teenage son, Charlie, are fixtures at Winnie Banks' house as Lin Su nurses Winnie through the realities of ALS. A single mother, Lin Su is proud of taking charge and never showing weakness. But she has her hands full coping with a job, debt and Charlie's health issues. And Charlie is asking questions about his family history—questions she doesn't want to answer. When Charlie enlists Blake's help to escape his overprotective mother, Lin Su resents the interference in her life. But Blake is certain he can break through her barriers and be the man she and Charlie need. When faced with a terrible situation, Blake comes to the rescue, and Lin Su realizes he just might be the man of her dreams. Together, they recognize that family is who you choose it to be.
Robyn Carr - Runaway Mistress
Not much can go wrong when you're traveling first class with your fabulously wealthy boyfriend - until you find his wife's body in your hotel suite. Convinced she's next on the hit list, Jennifer Chaise takes off down the Vegas strip armed only with her wits and a Kate Spade bag full of money. After getting a drastic makeover, a new name, and a waitressing job, Jennifer feels safe - and oddly happy. Then she meets Las Vegas policeman Alex Nichols . . .
Robyn Carr - Never Too Late
Clare Wilson is starting over. She's had it with her marriage to a charming serial cheater. Even her own son thinks she's given his father too many chances. With the support of her sisters, Maggie and Sarah, she's ready to move on. Facing her fortieth birthday, Clare is finally feeling the rush of unadulterated freedom. But when a near-fatal car accident lands Clare in the hospital, her life takes another detour. While recovering, Clare realizes she has the power to choose her life's path. The wonderful younger police officer who witnessed her crash is over the moon for her. A man from her past stirs up long-buried feelings. Even her ex is pining for her. With enthusiasm and a little envy, her sisters watch her bloom. Together, the sisters encourage each other to seek what they need to be happy. Along the way they all learn that it's never too late to begin again.
Robyn Carr - Rogue's Lady
Born to a respected family, seventeen-year-old English beauty Vieve Donnelle always gets what she wants. But when word arrives that her father’s estate isn’t as wealthy as it appears, the noble heiress must rethink her betrothal to an impoverished aristocrat. Enter Captain Tyson Gervais, an infuriating colonial sea captain traveling to England for business in foreign trade. Despite high tensions between England and the colonies, Vieve can’t resist thinking about the dashing American merchant who elicits such conflicting reactions from her—making her feel both the sensual temptress and the childish fool in the same moment. Tyson never imagined he’d be dallying with a spoiled noble, but Vieve’s young, tempting curves seduce him against his better judgment. Though he knows a designing woman can wreak havoc, he aches for the chance to claim one as his own.
Robyn Carr - The Bellerose Bargain
The heiress to the Bellerose estate has gone missing and what a waste of a dowry it is! Charlotte Bellamy’s future husband, Lord Geoffrey Seavers, is in desperate need to finance his royal fleet, yet somehow Charlotte disappeared and the Bellamy inheritance slipped through his fingers. Enter Alicia, a tavern maid of uncertain parentage. Yes, she’s a bit young and headstrong, but no one at court has actually ever seen the Lady Bellamy, and Alicia’s beauty, poise, and bearing are enough to fool the king. At least, that’s what Geoffrey hopes when he proposes the Bellerose bargain: Alicia must pose as Charlotte, marry Geoffrey, split the dowry, fake her death, then both can part ways wealthier than they ever dreamed. Everything goes according to plan at first. Alicia charms King Charles II and his court easily, but did Geoffrey, her “business partner,” have to be so dashing, tempestuous and oh-so-irresistible? Falling in love wasn’t supposed to be part of the bargain…Worst of all, someone at court knows the true Charlotte Bellamy and recognizes Alicia for who she is. The truth of her past and the lies of her present are about to collide, and suddenly, Alicia and Geoffrey have more than they bargained for.
Robyn Carr - Shelter Mountain
John "Preacher" Middleton is about to close the bar when a young woman and her three-year-old son come in out of the wet October night. A marine who has seen his share of pain, Preacher knows a crisis when he sees one-the woman is covered in bruises. He wants to protect them, and he wants to punish whoever did this to her, but he knows immediately that this inclination to protect is something much more. Paige Lassiter has stirred up emotions in this gentle giant of a man-emotions that he has never allowed himself to feel. But when Paige's ex-husband turns up in Virgin River, Preacher knows his own future hangs in the balance. And if there's one thing the marines' motto of Semper Fidelis-always faithful-has taught him, it's that some things are worth fighting for.
Robyn Carr - Moonlight Road
With her beloved younger siblings settled and happy, Erin Foley has empty nest syndrome. At age thirty-five. So she's hitting the pause button on her life and holing up in a secluded (but totally upgraded—she's not into roughing it) cabin near Virgin River. Erin is planning on getting to know herself…not the shaggy-haired mountain man she meets. In fact, beneath his faded fatigues and bushy beard, Aiden Riordan is a doctor, recharging for a summer after leaving the navy. He's intrigued by the pretty, slightly snooty refugee from the rat race—her meditating and journaling are definitely keeping him at arm's length. He'd love to get closer…if his scruffy exterior and crazy ex-wife don't hold him back. But maybe it's something in the water—unlikely romances seem to take root in Virgin River…helped along by some well-intentioned meddling, of course.
Robyn Carr - Happy End in Virgin River
Brie Sheridan weiß nicht, woher sie die Kraft nehmen soll, weiterzuleben. Verstört und verletzt liegt die erfolgreiche Staatsanwältin nach einem brutalen Überfall im Krankenhaus, als sich die Tür öffnet und Mike hereinkommt. Der beste Freund ihres Bruders weiß als ehemaliger Marine, wie wichtig es ist, in schweren Zeiten Beistand zu haben. Aufopferungsvoll kümmert er sich um Brie, die mit seiner Hilfe wieder ins Leben zurückfindet. Doch je mutiger sie wird, desto weniger traut sie sich, ihren Gefühlen für Mike nachzugeben. Zu tief sitzen die Enttäuschungen der Vergangenheit. Erst als Mike ihr bei dem Prozess gegen ihren Peiniger zur Seite steht, erkennt sie die Tiefe seiner Liebe zu ihr.
Robyn Carr - Sognare a Virgin River
La vita a Virgin River scorre quasi in un'altra dimensione, avvolta nell'abbraccio protettivo dei boschi che la circondano. Il luogo ideale per trovare rifugio e rigenerarsi. Shelby McIntyre sta riprendendo le redini della propria vita, dopo aver dedicato anni alla cura della madre. Adesso è giunto il momento di voltare pagina, così decide di trasferirsi nella placida e accogliente cittadina di Virgin River, dove vive suo zio Walt e dove pare che si respiri nell'aria solo amore. Incontra infatti l'affascinante Luke Riordan, per cui prova subito una forte attrazione. Lui però non è il tipo da legami duraturi, mentre Shelby merita un amore la A maiuscola. A Virgin River, però, si finisce sempre per mettere radici. Allora perché non farlo con chi si ama? Un romanzo corale, che accoglie il lettore in una comunità affiatata, dove i sogni hanno la piacevole tendenza a diventare realtà.
Robyn Carr - Ein neuer Tag in Virgin River
Matt ist tot! Vanessa Rutledge kann nicht glauben, dass ihr geliebter Ehemann bei einem Auslandseinsatz ums Leben gekommen ist. Nur der Gedanke an ihren kleinen Sohn hilft ihr, jeden neuen Tag zu überstehen. In diesen dunklen Stunden ist er ihr größtes Glück. Ein Glück, dass sie nur mit einem teilen kann - Paul Haggerty, dem besten Freund ihres Mannes. Seine Fürsorge verscheucht die Taubheit in ihrem Herzen und lässt sie wieder Freude am Leben haben. Bevor Vanessa sich jedoch ganz auf diese neuen Gefühle einlassen kann, führt ihr Weg sie noch einmal an das Grab ihres Mannes.
Robyn Carr - Zurück in Virgin River
Was ist aus dem sorglosen Jungen geworden, der einst ihr Herz erobert hat? Liz ist schockiert: Ihr Jugendfreund Rick Sudder ist ein gebrochener Mann, als er schwer verletzt von seinem Einsatz als Marine nach Virgin River zurückkehrt. Verbittert über sein Schicksal schlägt er alle Hilfsangebote aus und weist selbst Liz, die ihn immer noch liebt, zurück. Doch sie gibt die Hoffnung nicht auf. Wie kann sie Rick klarmachen, dass es kein Mitleid ist, was sie empfindet? Wird die Kraft ihrer Liebe seine Wunden heilen und die Eiseskälte aus seinem Herzen vertreiben?
Robyn Carr - Tempted
Widowed at thirty-three with two small kids, Beverly Simpson wants someone to blame. Angry, hurt, and full of regret for what she's lost, she rails against a once trusted God and hides her loneliness behind a sassy exterior. Joe Clark, intrigued by Bev’s irreverent approach to life, stubbornly pursues her. However, the pair have two very different outlooks on life. Joe is a dedicated preacher, while Bev insists she no longer even believes in God. Despite being polar opposites, they can’t hide their attraction to each other, but reconciling their beliefs may be harder than they imagined. Will faith and love be enough to mend a damaged heart?
Robyn Carr - Chelynne
IN THE DECADENT COURT OF CHARLES II, SHE WANTED A MOST UNSUITABLE MAN—HER HUSBAND. Orphaned and raised by her uncle, the feisty sixteen-year-old Chelynne resolves to show her gratitude by marrying the man of her uncle's choice. Bracing herself for a graying, sickly noble, the last man she expects for a husband is the dashing future Earl of Bryant, Chadwick Hawthorne—suddenly, being a loving wife doesn't seem too hard a task. But he spurns her affection and remains her husband only in name, never in deed. Tormented by unfinished business from his past and an uprising threatening his land, Chad resolves to keep his distance from everyone, including his young wife. Chelynne will go to any lengths to ignite her husband’s passion and save their marriage. But when she finally goes too far, the Earl must share his dark secret before Chelynne loses her reputation—or worse, her life. Set during the English Restoration, CHELYNNE is filled with political conspiracies, family secrets, and shocking affairs, creating a deliciously complicated plot.
Robyn Carr - The Promise
Scott Grant has a bustling family practice in the small Oregon community of Thunder Point. The town and its people have embraced the widowed doctor and father of two, his children are thriving, and Scott knows it's time to move on from his loss. But as the town's only doctor, the dating pool is limited. That is, until a stunning physician's assistant applies for a job at his clinic. Peyton Lacoumette considers herself entirely out of the dating scene. She's already been burned by a man with kids, and she's come to Thunder Point determined not to repeat past mistakes. When Scott offers her a job, at a much lower salary than she's used to, Peyton is surprisingly eager to accept…at least for now. She's willing to stay for a three-month trial period while she explores other options. Scott and Peyton know the arrangement is temporary—it isn't enough time to build a real relationship, never mind anything with lasting commitment. But love can blossom faster than you think when the timing is right, and this short visit just might hold the promise of forever.
Robyn Carr - Pozegnanie z przeszloscia
Marcie wiedziala, ze Bobby nigdy nie wroci do zdrowia. Liczyla sie z najgorszym, oczekiwala, ze smierc bedzie wybawieniem, przynajmniej dla niego. Miala nadzieje, ze ona sama wyjdzie ze stanu zawieszenia, w ktorym trwala przez ostatnie lata, zacznie nowy etap w zyciu. Miala dopiero dwadziescia siedem lat i mnostwo mozliwosci przed soba: mogla sie ksztalcic, podrozowac, poznawac nowych ludzi. Minal rok, a ona trwala ciagle w tym samym punkcie, nie byla w stanie zrobic kroku. Wiedziala, ze powinna, och, doskonale wiedziala, ale co z tego? Nie potrafila zerwac sie do lotu, do biegu, chocby do czlapania w przod. Czlapala wiec w miejscu. Tak to trwalo i trwalo, az wreszcie cos w niej peklo i ruszyla w droge...
Robyn Carr - Winterträume in Virgin River
Dieses Jahr hat Becca zu Weihnachten nur einen Wunsch: endlich über Denny Cutler hinwegzukommen. Vor drei Jahren verließ er sie und brach ihr das Herz. Es ist an der Zeit nach vorne zu schauen. Immerhin ist sie so gut wie verlobt. Kurzerhand beschließt sie, Denny unangekündigt in Virgin River zu besuchen, um mit ihrer Jugendliebe abzuschließen. Das kleine Dorf in den Bergen heißt sie auf zauberhafteste Art willkommen. Auf dem Platz vor der Bar steht der bunt geschmückte Weihnachtsbaum, der Duft von selbstgebackenen Keksen liegt in der Luft und Becca muss erkennen, dass sie am liebsten für immer hier bleiben würde. In dieser Gemeinschaft - und in den Armen des Mannes, den sie nie vergessen hat ...
Robyn Carr - Paradise Valley
A moving story about survival, forgiveness—and the power of love to heal a wounded spirit. Marine corporal Rick Sudder is home early from Iraq—his tour ended abruptly on the battlefield. The carefree boy is gone, replaced by a man who believes his future is as bleak as his mirror image. But can the passion and commitment of a young woman who has never given up on him mend his broken body and shattered heart? As the people of Virgin River rally around Rick, another recent arrival tests the tightly knit mountain town's famous welcoming spirit. Dan Brady has a questionable past, and he's looking for a place to start over. He'd like it to be Virgin River…if he can find a way in. But he never expects to find it in the arms of a woman who was as much an outcast as himself. For a favorite son returned from war and an outsider looking for a home, Virgin River offers them a chance to make peace with the men they once were…and to find the dreams they thought they'd lost.
Robyn Carr - My Kind of Christmas
The Riordan brothers may have a reputation for being rough-and-tumble, but Patrick has always been the gentle, sweet-natured one. These days, his easygoing manner is being tested by his high-octane career as a navy pilot. But for the Riordan brothers, when the going gets tough…the tough find the love of a good woman. Except the woman who has caught Patrick's attention is Jack Sheridan's very attractive niece. Angie LeCroix comes to Virgin River to spend Christmas relaxing, away from her well-intentioned but hovering mother. Yet instead of freedom, she gets Jack Sheridan. If her uncle had his way, she'd never go out again. And certainly not with rugged, handsome Patrick Riordan. But Angie has her own idea of the kind of Christmas she wants—and the kind of man! Patrick and Angie thought they wanted to be left alone this Christmas—until they meet each other. Then they want to be left alone together. But the Sheridan and Riordan families have different plans for Patrick and Angie—and for Christmas, Virgin River-style!
Robyn Carr - The Wedding Party
After her divorce, Charlene Dugan vowed never to get married again—a promise she has kept for twenty-five years. Until the fateful day she finds herself uttering the well-known phrase—"Let's get married!" Almost immediately, Charlene's seemingly perfect life begins unraveling at the seams. Daughter Stephanie's own relationship is about to disintegrate, and she might be just a teensy-weensy bit jealous of her mom. And Charlene seems to be spending more time with her ex-husband than with her fiancé, Dennis. What's more confusing is that Dennis doesn't seem to mind too much. In fact, he sees the wedding consultant more often than Charlene does. The wedding party is now officially out of control. They're calling for rain and the bride has cold feet. This isn't exactly what Charlene had in mind. But maybe it's not too late to finally decide on who and what she really wants.
Robyn Carr - Redwood Bend
CAN CHANGING A TIRE CHANGE YOUR LIFE? Katie Malone and her twin boys’ trip along the beautiful mountain roads to Virgin River is stopped short by a tire as flat as her failed romance. To make matters worse, the rain has set in, the boys are hungry and Katie doesn’t have the first clue about putting on a spare. As she stands at the side of the road pondering her next move, she hears a distinct rumble. The sight of the sexy, leather-clad bikers who pull up beside her puts her imagination into overdrive. Dylan Childress and his buddies are on the motorcycle trip of a lifetime. But the sight of a woman in distress stops them in their tracks. And while the guys are checking out her car, she and Dylan are checking out one another. In one brief moment, the world tilts on its axis and any previous plans Katie and Dylan might have had for their futures are left at the side of the road.
Robyn Carr - Virgin River
When the recently widowed Melinda Monroe sees this ad she quickly decides that the remote mountain town of Virgin River might be the perfect place to escape her heartache, and to reenergize the nursing career she loves. But her high hopes are dashed within an hour of arriving: the cabin is a dump, the roads are treacherous and the local doctor wants nothing to do with her. Realizing she's made a huge mistake, Mel decides to leave town the following morning. But a tiny baby, abandoned on a front porch, changes her plans...and a former marine cements them into place. Melinda Monroe may have come to Virgin River looking for escape, but instead she finds her home.
Robyn Carr - Forbidden Falls
Welcome back to Virgin River with the books that started it all… Reverend Noah Kincaid moved to Virgin River to reopen an abandoned church he bought on eBay. Like Noah, the place is a little empty inside, but all it may need is some loving care… The young widower arrives ready to roll up his sleeves and build a place of worship and welcome, but he needs some help. And the Lord works in mysterious ways. With her tight shirts and short skirts, pastor's assistant is not a phrase that springs to mind when Noah meets brassy, beautiful Alicia Baldwin. The former exotic dancer needs a respectable job so she can regain custody of her children. And Noah can't help but admire her spunk and motherly determination. Noah and Alicia are an unlikely team to revitalize a church, much less build a future. The couple has so many differences, but in Virgin River anything is possible, and happiness is never out of the question.
Robyn Carr - Practical Tips for Writing Popular Fiction
This book is a valuable, organized compendium of practical writing tips for writing of all kinds. It would be especially helpful for reviewing a written piece and doing rewrites or revisions to sharpen the piece and to make it more saleable. A must for writers and an excellent reference to keep handy.
Robyn Carr - By Right of Arms
The Black Prince of England hungers to capture the lands of France, and Sir Hyatt Laidley is just the knight for the task. In exchange for years of faithful service, Hyatt will receive both land – and lady – of De La Noye in Acquitane. When Hyatt and his men attack, both lord and castle fall, but the young and newly widowed Aurelie is not so easily conquered. Impassioned by the subjugation of her people, Aurelie pledges to forever honor her late husband. She may be condemned to marry the English bastard, but her heart will never yield! But to Aurelie's surprise, Hyatt proves to be everything her former husband was not. Fearless, wise, and devastatingly handsome, he makes for a highly gifted lord and protector. And try as she might, she simply can’t feign indifference to her virile husband’s passionate embrace. Yet Aurelie is not alone in her emotional torment. Previously robbed of his inheritance and title by a deceitful stepmother, Hyatt can’t bring himself to trust his French wife. But as rivals threaten the welfare of their people, the couple must decide which bond is stronger - allegiance to one's motherland or ties forged from love.
Robyn Carr - Ulotne chwile szczescia
Czy kiedykolwiek pogodze sie ze smiercia meza? Czy to wstyd, ze coraz czesciej mysle o innym mezczyznie? Czy naprawde kocham Paula, czy tylko pragne bliskosci i boje sie byc samotna matka? Vanessa musi sobie odpowiedziec na wiele waznych pytan. Wie, ze od decyzji, ktore teraz podejmie, zalezy jej przyszlosc. Chce znowu kochac i byc kochana. Ale to nie takie proste... Mezczyzna, z ktorym chcialaby spedzic reszte zycia, co prawda wyznal jej milosc, ale zaraz potem oznajmil, ze oczekuje dziecka z inna kobieta...
Robyn Carr - Hidden Summit
Sick of running into her cheery ex-husband and his new wife, Leslie Petruso accepts a job at the Virgin River branch of Haggerty Construction and takes the high road right out of town. Now she's got Paul Haggerty's business running like a well-oiled machine. In fact, things are so busy Paul jumps at the chance to hire an extra set of hands. Just like Leslie, Conner Danson has been burned by love. But if Leslie was disappointed by her relationship going bad, Conner was decimated. He's got no time for women…although he spends an awful lot of time pretending not to notice Leslie. And she's pretty busy "ignoring" the chemistry between them. According to Conner and Leslie, they have only one thing in common—they're done with love. But everyone in Virgin River can see that things are heating up at Haggerty Construction. And as far as Paul Haggerty can tell, the best thing he can do is hang on to his hard hat and watch the sparks fly!
Robyn Carr - The Newcomer
Single dad and Thunder Point's deputy sheriff "Mac" McCain has worked hard to keep his town safe and his daughter happy. Now he's found his own happiness with Gina James. The longtime friends have always shared the challenges and rewards of raising their adolescent daughters. With an unexpected romance growing between them, they're feeling like teenagers themselves—suddenly they can't get enough of one another. And just when things are really taking off, their lives are suddenly thrown into chaos. When Mac's long-lost ex-wife shows up in town, drama takes on a whole new meaning. Mac and Gina know they're meant to be together, but can their newfound love withstand the pressure? Step into the world of THUNDER POINT, a little town on the Oregon coast where newcomers are welcomed, hearts are broken and mended, and the dramas of everyday life keep the locals laughing, crying and falling in love.
Robyn Carr - The Braeswood Tapestry
The enemy of your enemy is…your lover? A peasant farm girl has no place consorting with feuding lords, yet that’s exactly what Jocelyn Cutler sets out to do. Now Jocelyn finds herself trapped between the tyrannical Lord Kerr, and the dangerous rogue, Sir Trent Wescott. When her younger brother is sentenced to death for rebelling against Lord Kerr, Jocelyn in desperation appeals to his rival, Sir Trent Wescott. Rumors mark Trent a highwayman, a murderer, and—worse for Jocelyn—a heartbreaker. But he’s the only one who can save her brother’s life. The price? The only thing a beautiful peasant girl has to offer—herself. Unaccustomed to his new role as protector, Trent is shocked to find Jocelyn closer to a dutiful wife than a greedy mistress. But the life they’re building together hangs in the balance when an ancient crime resurrects from the past. Jocelyn and Trent must decide what to forgive, what to fight for, and how far they’re willing to go for the sake of duty, family, and love.
Robyn Carr - The Wanderer
Nestled on the Oregon coast is a small town of rocky beaches and rugged charm. Locals love the land's unspoiled beauty. Developers see it as a potential gold mine. When newcomer Hank Cooper learns he's been left an old friend's entire beachfront property, he finds himself with a community's destiny in his hands. Cooper has never been a man to settle in one place, and Thunder Point was supposed to be just another quick stop. But Cooper finds himself getting involved with the town. And with Sarah Dupre, a woman as complicated as she is beautiful. With the whole town watching for his next move, Cooper has to choose between his old life and a place full of new possibilities. A place that just might be home.
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