American Duchess by Karen Harper travels back to 1895, St Thomas Episcopal Church on New York City’s Fifth Avenue, where heiress Consuelo Vanderbilt, just 18, has been bullied by her mother into marriage to the aloof Duke of Marlborough. Realizing she must make the best of things, Consuelo faces an overwhelming list of duties, including producing an heir and a spare, but her relationship with the duke quickly disintegrates. While charming everyone from debutantes to diplomats, she fights for women’s suffrage. And when she takes a scandalous leap, can she hope to attain love at last?
The Library of Lost and Found by Phaedra Patrick steps into the life of librarian and neighborhood helper Martha Storm, who has always found it easier to connect with books than people — though not for lack of trying. When a mysterious “someone” leaves a book for her bearing a message from her beloved grandmother, who supposedly passed away three years earlier, Martha determines to resolve the mystery and untangle her own life.
The Reckoning at Gossamer Pond by Jaime Jo Wright follows two women, separated by a hundred years, who must uncover the secrets within the borders of their own town before it’s too late and they lose their future–or their very souls. In modern-day Gossamer Grove, Wisconsin, an inheritance forces Annalise Forsythe to face the town’s dark secrets, while a century earlier, amid the arrival of revivalists in Gossamer Grove, newspaperwoman Libby Sheffield works with a deacon’s son to investigate his father’s death.
Dressage the Cowboy Way by Eitan Beth-Halachmy and Jenni L. Grimmett, DVM addresses the desire to meld the best of Western riding traditions with classical dressage in the pursuit of a harmonious relationship with a horse. This movement has steadily gained traction over the past two decades as more and more horse people are discovering the incredible rewards of training a well-balanced mount, using a soft feel, and developing communication based on kindness and cooperation.
Roadmap to Federal Jobs by Barbara A. Adams is a complete storehouse of helpful links, sample resumes, worksheets to chart your progress, and other tools and resources needed to navigate the federal hiring process. Learn proven processes for finding, applying for, and landing U.S. Government jobs based on over 30 years of trusted expertise.
Spies in the Family by Eva Dillon offers a riveting true story of two spies and their families on opposite sides of the Cold War. Summer, 1975, Dillon’s family was living in New Delhi when her father was exposed as a CIA spy. However, his business with the CIA’s highest-ranking double agent, a Russian providing an unfiltered view into Soviet intelligence, helped ensure that tensions between the two nuclear superpowers did not escalate into a shooting war – while their devoted friendship lasted until the final days of their lives.