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WOMEN'S FICTION:  As a member of a large extended family with branches spread around the world, forty-something widow Ivy Marin and her younger sister Shelly leave their homes on the east coast to go to Summer Beach, California. They are planning to attend a family gathering and deal with a run-down property Ivy’s husband purchased before his sudden death.

Country midwife Lilith Chambers is struggling to handle some life-changing revelations. She’s half-sister to a duke who thought she’d died as a child because their father sent her to an orphanage. Now as an adult, two very different men are pursuing her. Reverend Harold Sands is a man Lilith has known for years. He hears her confessions and knows all of her secrets.

The Apothecary
Patricia
Simpson

The world of 2525 is ruled by Vampire Overseers. Food is scarce and love is forbidden. Humans who manage to survive are kept only for hard labor and endure the harshest of punishments for any infraction of the laws. Joanna Wilder has no dreams, save keeping her younger sister and herself alive.

The male protagonist in this novella is Ian O’Connor, who is an attorney and quite a "player" at the law offices of Hamilton & Associates.  He has a strict one-night-only rule that he never breaks.  There are hints of deeper secrets, but this novella is only the prequel to the main story, so those details are never fleshed out.  Gia Hellman lost the love of her life six months earlier.  She

Hudson and Laurel Wright are hardworking twins trying to survive, and sharing a strong sibling relationship.  One fateful day Hudson is called away from his job, while covered with coal dust, to discover that he and Laurel are the unacknowledged bastard children of the Duke of Everton.  With the duke’s death, his legitimate children seek Hudson and Laurel out, and accept them into the St.

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