Web Exclusive Lady in Waiting
Susan Meissner, WaterBrook, $13.99 trade paper (352p) ISBN 9780307458834Veteran author Meissner (White Picket Fences) blends past and present in this compelling novel about making choices. Jane Lindsay never thought she’d be alone, but after her husband leaves her, she must face the reality of her marriage and life choices. One small ring, found in the binding of a book bought at an English rummage sale, changes the course of Jane’s thinking as she researches another Jane, whose name is inscribed in the ring. Readers jump back in time to England after the death of Henry VIII. Lucy Day is ordered to Sudeley Castle, bearing a dress for Lady Jane Grey. Lucy narrates the tale of Lady Jane, pawn [ … ]
With a head more suited to bookkeeping than a bridal veil, Idas dreams include big business- not beaus.
As the business-savvy Sinclair sister, Ida has never wanted to settle down. Instead of love, she craves success. But while searching for one, she just might find the other. Click here to download chapter one of Too Rich for a Bride.
Congratulations to Jane Kirkpatrick, winner of the WILLA Literary Award for A Flickering Light!
The 2010 WILLA Literary Award represents the best of 2009 published literature for womens stories set in the American West. Women Writing the West is the underwriter and annual presenter of this nationally recognized award.
Chosen by professional librarians, historians, and university affiliated educators, the winning authors and their books will be honored at Rancho de los Caballeros, Wickenburg, AZ, October 15-17, 2010.
What if you held the power to change the past? Would you do it even if it changed everything?
In a sleepy Southern town in the 1930s, trusted newspaper reporter Mercy Land encounters a mysterious book that holds the past, secrets, and future of every person in Bay City. Trying to uncover the books purpose, Mercy discovers that its secrets burden her with the responsibility of choices choices that could affect future lives forever, including hers.
“Part mystery, part romance, and part psychological thriller, Indivisible is Kristen’s most challenging work to date. You can’t zip through this one. Her writing pours like rich syrup, forcing you to savor each paragraph. Yet the story pushes forward like a baby that must see the light of day, causing you to say ‘just one more chapter’ until you find you’ve finished the tale.” – DeenasBooks.Blogspot.com
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