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The Way Back Home

  • Number: B005PSG9S4
  • Release: 2012-06-26
  • Author: Barbara Freethy
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: + Contemporary, Love Story
  • Publisher: Pocket Books

The first book in a new heartwarming series from New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author Barbara Freethy, about love, family, friendship, and romance.

Ex-Marine Gabe Ryder has lost a lot in his life. His mother died when he was a toddler. His father succumbed to alcoholism. And a week before their last day of service, a horrific firefight takes the life of his best friend and brother-in-arms, Rob Hayden. Now Gabe must fulfill his friend’s dying wish by helping Rob’s twin sister, Alicia.

Alicia has been reeling since her brother’s death. She’s lost a part of herself that she isn’t sure she can get back. On top of that, her eight-year-old son is longing for a father, who she thinks she’s found in her boyfriend Keith. Then Gabe shows up, moving into Rob’s house, helping with the family rafting business, and looking into her love life, and Alicia is resentful.

But when Alicia’s son and his best friend run away, Alicia and Gabe realize they must face their deepest fears and work together to bring them back, before the river rises.

The Way Back Home

Garden of Secrets - Angel's Bay

  • Number: 9781451636512
  • Release: Out Now
  • Author: Barbara Freethy
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: + Contemporary, Love Story
  • Publisher: Pocket Books

Dr. Charlotte Adams is torn between two men.  Rev. Andrew Schilling is her past, a high-school romance that went drastically wrong.  But he's back in town now and part of her present -- along with newly-divorced Police Chief Joe Silviera, whom she's been powerfully attracted to for months.  The question is, which man is her future -- and Charlotte has to face and accept her past before she can build a life with Joe.

Garden of Secrets

On Shadow Beach - Angel's Bay Series

  • Number: 9781439101575
  • Release: Out Now
  • Author: Barbara Freethy
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: + Contemporary, Love Story, Fiction
  • Publisher: Pocket Books

The California town of Angel’s Bay has had its share of troubles: from the long-unsolved murder of a teenage girl to the young police officer recently left in a coma after being shot. But miracles also have a way of happening . . . as if angels really do keep a watchful eye there. In this touching and suspenseful novel, bestselling author Barbara Freethy returns to the setting of her acclaimed Suddenly One Summer.

Lauren Jamison hasn’t been back to Angel’s Bay since she was a teenager . . . when her sister Abby was murdered and Lauren’s boyfriend, Shane Murray, was accused of the crime. When Lauren reluctantly returns home to assist her ailing father, the old attraction again flares between Lauren and Shane. But the terrible days after Abby’s murder still stand between them, as well as the secrets Shane has yet to unveil. Finding the truth could bring closure . . . but at a cost. For there are people who don’t want old mysteries brought to light—people whose fear makes them very dangerous.

On Shadow Beach

In Shelter Cove - Angel's Bay Series

  • Number: 9781439173251
  • Release: Out Now
  • Author: Barbara Freethy
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: + Contemporary, Love Story, Fiction
  • Publisher: Pocket Books

A long-ago shipwreck off the California coast led the survivors to the haven they named Angel’s Bay. Their shared adversity brought fellowship and  joy . . . but also unsuspected secrets. Acclaimed  author Barbara Freethy returns to the town  where angels still keep watch, with a compelling  story of a young widow trying to find the truth  and bring closure for her son and herself.

The theft of three priceless paintings sent Derek Kane to prison and destroyed the dreams of his wife, Brianna. When Derek unexpectedly dies just weeks before his release, Brianna returns to Angel’s Bay with her young son, determined to prove her husband’s innocence and find the missing paintings. Her efforts are stymied by Jason Marlow, the police officer who sent Derek to jail— betraying his former friend. And when unexpected passion flares between Brianna and Jason, she must choose between the past and the present, the guilty and the innocent, the truth and the lies. For nothing is what it seems. . . .

In Shelter Cove

All She Ever Wanted

  • Number: 9780451213655
  • Release: Out Now
  • Author: Barbara Freethy
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * ROM: Suspense
  • Publisher: Signet

She was their closest friend, or so they thought -- until years later, when her secrets send them on a perilous search for the truth about who she really was... and why she died...

Bestselling author Barbara Freethy delivers an involving, emotional new story of sisterhood, secrets and lies ...

Ten years ago, during a party gone out of control, beautiful, vibrant Emily plummeted to her death, leaving her three best friends and sorority sisters -- Natalie, Laura and Madison -- devastated. None of them has ever forgotten that night -- or the role each may have played in Emily's death.

Now an unknown writer has rocketed onto bestseller lists with a novel that eerily mirrors their own story. Who is he? How does he know the intimate details of their lives? And why is he accusing one of them of murder? As they begin to unravel the startling truth about their friend, each will discover a love she lost long ago and uncover secrets that will change her life ...

All She Ever Wanted

Silent Fall - Silent Duo, #2

  • Number: 9780451412553
  • Release: Out Now
  • Author: Barbara Freethy
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * ROM: Suspense
  • Publisher: Onyx

Dylan Saunders is attending a wedding in the mountains when a former lover appears out of nowhere, luring him into the woods, then leaving him there, drugged and disoriented. When he wakes, the woman has disappeared and Dylan is accused of her murder. Now he must rely on the help of a beautiful psychic haunted by her own dark past-and find the killer before the killer finds them...

Silent Fall

Silent Run - Silent Duo, #1

  • Number: 9780451412539
  • Release: Out Now
  • Author: Barbara Freethy
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * ROM: Suspense
  • Publisher: Onyx

Forced off the road by another car, a woman awakens in a hospital with amnesia. Then a handsome stranger appears and informs her he is her baby's father and that she disappeared seven months ago. Now they must put their trust in each other to find their child and discover who wants her dead--and why. First in a two-part series.

Silent Run

Taken

  • Number: 9780451218735
  • Release: Out Now
  • Author: Barbara Freethy
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * ROM: Suspense
  • Publisher: Signet

From the award-winning USA Today bestselling author of DON'T SAY A WORD

When her husband disappears on their wedding night, Kayla fears that she's been an easy mark for deception. Then she meets Nick, a stranger who also crossed paths with Kayla's husband. Together Kayla and Nick embark on a journey to uncover the secrets of their pasts-and the motives of a brilliant con man who's out to get them.

Taken

Don't Say A Word - Signet Novel

  • Number: 9780451216762
  • Release: Out Now
  • Author: Barbara Freethy
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * ROM: Suspense
  • Publisher: Signet

While preparing for her wedding, Julia DeMarco comes across a famous photograph of a little girl in front of a Russian orphanage-and sees her own eyes staring back at her. But Julia is not an orphan, nor was she adopted. She knows where she comes from-or does she? Suddenly, the people she has loved and trusted are tainted by suspicion. The one person who is willing to help her is reckless photographer Alex Manning, who will journey with her toward the dangerous truth-while trying to hide a secret of his own.

Don't Say A Word

Played

  • Number: 9780451219695
  • Release: Out Now
  • Author: Barbara Freethy
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * ROM: Suspense
  • Publisher: Signet

FBI Agent J.T. McIntyre is determined to catch the thief who conned his father and destroyed his family. He wants revenge as much as justice, and he won't let anyone stand in his way-not even beautiful art historian Christina Alberti, whose secrets make him wonder just which side she's on.

Played

Daniel's Gift

  • Number: 9780380781898
  • Release: Out Now
  • Author: Barbara Freethy
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: + Contemporary
  • Publisher: Avon Books

Reckless Youth

In her impetuous summer of love, Jenny St. Claire found Luke Sheridan--her dashing knight in intern's scrubs. But as a fast-track future and rigid, ambitious parents drove passion out of Luke's life. And the summer ended, leaving Jenny with a broken heart...and a beautiful son, Danny, to help mend it.

Love Reclaimed

Years later it is tragedy that reunited them--the father whom a son longs to know, and the mother who has tried desperately to forget. And as Luke and Jenny struggle to ignore the pain and desire reborn in a look and a touch, only the remarkable courage of a young boy--and the help of a rather unorthodox guardian angel--can offer them the most precious gift of all: a second chance at the love of a lifetime.

Daniel's Gift

Almost Home

  • Number: 9780380794829
  • Release: Out Now
  • Author: Barbara Freethy
  • Genre: Erotica
  • Tags: + Contemporary
  • Publisher: Avon Books

TROUBLE IN PARADISE

Katherine Whitfield hadn't left her seamless life in California to get mixed-up with a rough around the edges man like Zach Tyler. With his well-worn jeans and slow, seductive smile, he was nothing but a cowboy on the wrong side of the Mississippi -- a diversion in her heartfelt quest to discover the father she never knew.

Zach has a gentle hand with horses and a seductive touch with women...and when he takes Katherine in his arms, he unleashes the passion simmering just below her cool exterior. Yes, her probing questions and tantalizing ways could cause nothing but trouble -- but sometimes a man needs a little trouble...

TROUBLE IN PARADISE

Katherine Whitfield hadn't left her seamless life in California to get mixed-up with a rough around the edges man like Zach Tyler. With his well-worn jeans and slow, seductive smile, he was nothing but a cowboy on the wrong side of the Mississippi -- a diversion in her heartfelt quest to discover the father she never knew.

Zach has a gentle hand with horses and a seductive touch with women...and when he takes Katherine in his arms, he unleashes the passion simmering just below her cool exterior. Yes, her probing questions and tantalizing ways could cause nothing but trouble -- but sometimes a man needs a little trouble...

Almost Home

Suddenly One Summer - Angel's Bay

  • Number: 9781439101568
  • Release: Out Now
  • Author: Barbara Freethy
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: + Contemporary, Fiction
  • Publisher: Pocket Books

In the California coastal town of Angel's Bay, an old legend says that sometimes, when they're needed, angels from an old shipwreck appear and good triumphs over evil. Award-winning, bestselling author Barbara Freethy enchants with the first book in a series that will capture your heart.

Jenna Davies flees to the close-knit community of Angel's Bay with a seven-year-old child, a dangerous secret, and a heart full of pain. She wants nothing more than to live a quiet life, but when she sees a teenager plunge off the pier, she doesn't hesitate to dive in after her. But saving the desperate girl's life thrusts Jenna into a spotlight she can ill afford. Suddenly everyone in town wants to know her story -- a story that could cost her life.

Reid Tanner was a tough reporter until a shattering incident changed everything. Now all of his instincts are on alert. Who is Jenna, and what is she hiding? He wants answers, but his quest for the truth could put them all in danger. They say love is a miracle -- but can it keep Jenna safe in his arms?

Suddenly One Summer

At Hidden Falls - Angel's Bay Series

  • Number: 9781439176498
  • Release: 2011-01-25
  • Author: Barbara Freethy
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: + Contemporary, Love Story, Fiction
  • Publisher: Pocket Books

Mysterious dreams draw costume designer Isabella Silviera to Angel’s Bay, the California coastal town where angels occasionally dance above the waves. Bestselling author Barbara Freethy enchants again in this emotional and compelling tale of family secrets, abiding friendships, and heart-touching romance.

Isabella’s drive to Angel’s Bay would have ended in tragedy when her car slid off a cliff if she hadn’t been rescued by Nick Hartley. As he helps her to safety, she realizes he is the man who has haunted her dreams. Nick, however, is committed to reconnecting with his estranged teenage daughter, refusing to respond to his powerful attraction to Isabella. And Isabella’s police chief brother has his hands full with a missing mother, an abandoned baby, and an unknown father. What is Isabella’s role in the mysteries—both past and present— that swirl around the town?When she starts helping at the Hartley family theater, all the pieces begin to link together. Loves found and lost, heartbreak and happiness, courage and betrayal are all part of the patchwork quilt of the community—and of life. Isabella’s gift is seeing the patterns. . . .

At Hidden Falls

Golden Lies

  • Number: 9780451211262
  • Release: 2004-02-03
  • Author: Barbara Freethy
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: + Contemporary, * ROM: Suspense
  • Publisher: Signet

Every family has secrets -- some too intriguing to resist ... some too dangerous to ignore ...

Riley McAllister, Paige Hathaway, and Alyssa Chen come from very different worlds. Tough guy Riley has overcome the hard knocks of a working-class upbringing. Paige struggles to define her place as the heir to a famous antiques emporium. And Alyssa feels trapped by the restrictions of her family's old world attitudes. Now this unlikely trio of strangers must come together to follow an elusive trail through the streets of San Francisco -- from glittering Pacific Heights to colorful Chinatown to trendy south of Market. Each will have to make the impossible choice between romantic love and family loyalty, between sheltering lies and revealing truth. Once the door to the past is opened, there's no turning back ...

Golden Lies

Summer Secrets

  • Number: 9780451410825
  • Release: 2003-05-06
  • Author: Barbara Freethy
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: + Contemporary, * SUSP: Mystery
  • Publisher: Onyx

With Summer Secrets, bestselling author Barbara Freethy presents her most powerful contemporary novel-the story of three unique sisters...the secrets that bind them for life...and the summer that will set them free...

Eight years ago, the three McKenna sisters-Kate, Ashley, and Caroline-had their fifteen minutes of fame. Driven by their ambitious father, they won an around-the-world sailing race as teenagers. But, something happened out on the turbulent sea-during a fierce storm they could never forget...

Now reporter Tyler Jamison has come to Castleton, a picturesque island off the coast of Washington State, asking questions about the famous McKennas. But even as the sisters close ranks against the tenacious reporter, the past threatens to drown them in its wake.

Summer Secrets

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