Dr. Gina Sullivan is a renowned ornithologist on a group research trip on the remote island of Attu, Alaska. When an everyday outing turns sinister at the onset of one of Attu's infamous storms, Gina expects thunder and lightning, but what she doesn’t see coming is the small jet plane that drops out of the sky and into the water mere feet from her boat. (Read more...)
Even more unprecedented: there's a sole survivor from the crash, and he needs Gina's help. But it turns out that rescuing the stranger and getting them both out of the oncoming storm is just the beginning, because the more Gina learns about James
Cal Callahan, the more she fears, both for herself and for him. Cal has made a career of trading on government secrets and emerging unscathed, until a routine pickup goes horribly wrong and lands him in ice-cold water, literally.
He knows the plane crash was no accident and that there could very well be an enemy force currently combing the Alaskan island ensuring there were no survivors. Now if only the beautiful bird-watcher would stop watching him, well, like a hawk.
Cal convinces Gina to return to base camp and help him covertly get off the island; but when Gina makes it safely back to camp and finds her entire team murdered, all bets are off, and as darkness envelops the island, she must decide: trust a man she barely knows, or go it alone and risk running straight into the arms of a killer?
Christine Nilsson and her husband, Marcus, are desperate for a baby. Unable to conceive, they find themselves facing a difficult choice they had never anticipated. (Read more...)
After many appointments with specialists, endless research, and countless conversations, they make the decision to use a donor. Two months pass, and Christine is happily pregnant. But one day, she is shocked to see a young blond man on the TV news being arrested for a series of brutal murders. The blond man bears an undeniable and uncanny resemblance to her donor.
Delving deeper to uncover the truth, Christine must confront a terrifying reality and face her worst fears. Riveting and fast-paced with the depth of emotionality that has garnered Lisa Scottoline legions of fans, Most Wanted poses an ethical and moral dilemma: What would you do if the biological father of your unborn child was a killer?
Two ex-racehorses with behavior problems embark on a rehabilitation program using only positive, reward based methods, developing into self-confident, well balanced horses. (Read more...)
Woven throughout is the story of their owner's life on a rural farm, as well as insights into her work as an animal behaviorist with dogs, cats and other animals. Bringing horsemanship up to date with positive, reward-based methods, the truly kind and humane approach to working with horses that Kathie Gregory teaches will provide huge benefits for you and your horse.
Following the two horses over the course of a year, as they go from being reactive and unable to be handled, to calm, well-balanced, contented horses, you'll get to know the personalities of Charlie and Star, as they make the transition from racing to home environment.
Catering a high-class trunk show at Heart's Desire Jewelry is a shining achievement for Theodosia and the Indigo Tea Shop. (Read more...)
After all, a slew of jewelers, museums, and private collectors will be there to showcase their wares and sip some of Theo's best blends. Just as Theo settles in to enjoy the fruits of her labor, the party is crashed by a gang of masked muggers who steal the precious gems and jewels on display. The thieves disappear almost as quickly as they arrived, leaving shattered glass, scattered gemstones, and a dead body in their wake.
Although the last thing Theo wants is to get involved, she can't help but intercede when her dear friend Brooke, aunt of the victim and owner of Heart's Desire, begs for help in figuring out who committed the brutal burglary. Though the FBI believes this daring
smash and grab is the work of an international gang of jewel thieves, Theo is convinced that the felon is someone much closer to home.