Martha Osborne fears for her six-year-old brother, who was shuffled off to boarding school when his British mother departed to England. Set in Hampton Roads, Virginia, in the build-up to the War of 1812, expert rider Martha plans to substitute for her older brother in a "race to the steeple" to win the prize-and a bet with Phillip Paulson, equestrian trainer at Yorkview Academy, to help have her little brother returned home. When Phillip stumbles upon the real reasons behind the secret race he finds he may not be able to keep his end of the bargain. Can he save Martha and her brother? And will his heart be lost in the process?
Helsa, the exceptionally beautiful daughter of the Reverend Alfred Irvin, is thrilled when she learns that Irvin Hall, their vast ancestral home, has been rented for a large sum by a certain Lady Basset. Her Ladyship wishes to host a grand house party and has invited a number of distinguished guests including the handsome Duke of Mervinston. Helsa's friend, Mary, agrees to play the vital role of lady's maid to Lady Basset. But at the last minute Mary cannot do it as she has to visit her ill grandmother. So Helsa has to step into her shoes and be the lady's maid. To everyone's surprise Lady Basset organises a steeplechase and the Duke is the favourite to win on his stallion Masterpiece. However Helsa uncovers a dastardly plot on the day of the steeplechase to lure the Duke into marrying against his will. How Helsa saves the Duke and unexpectedly finds the love of her life is all told in this exciting romance by BARBARA CARTLAND.
Emma Draper is a recent graduate starting a new job as an accountant in Fort Smith, AR. The town where she lives is being terrorized by a serial killer that seems to have a preference for women who look like Emma's roommate Sam. Having never dated, she believed she wasn't attractive enough to attract the opposite sex and accepted being single. It doesn't take long for her to realize she has more than one admirer that has been watching her for months. When she meets Jason Chase, an executive where she works, her life will never be the same.
Poetry and easy-reading essays for all ages. This book is about a mother's love for her children, as they grow up. SAMPLE: An emotional-feeling arose. Time was coming fast and the baby was coming into our world. The nurse brought the baby to his mother. The mother whispered in his ear and said, "This is a cruel world. I love you. The tears that I shed for you now, I will never shed them again. I have done my crying for you. Each tear is a pain and I can't cry anymore. My heart is empty and you can now face...
The man was leading an aimless life, time passing, one big blank. His girlfriend has perfectly formed ears, ears with the power to bewitch, marvels of creation. The man receives a letter from a friend, enclosing a seemingly innocent photograph of sheep, and a request: place the photograph somewhere where it will be seen.