They are alone, banished, struggling for survival in a harsh new land. But in one hot, violent summer, strangers arrive. New gods challenge their own and for Eve, a time of reckoning is at hand. The woman who once tasted the forbidden fruit of paradise sees her family unraveling as brother turns on brother, culminating in a confrontation that will have far-reaching consequences for all.
Agent Maggie O’Dell has walked into a trap and exposed herself to a deadly virus. Now she faces a new opponent from inside an isolation ward at a biosafety containment hospital. Maggie must help Agent Tully find clues to catch the killer while waiting to see if the deadly strain is already multiplying in her body and with every new exposure there’s the potential for an epidemic.
A lost city and a rare red diamond. Archaeologist Jillian Sherwood believed the myth and was willing to put up with anything to find it- even Ben Lewis. Ruffian, knock-about, and number one river guide, Ben was all man and Jillian taunted him by refusing to reveal their exact destination. Neither could foresee what lay ahead: an odyssey into the heart of passion, betrayal, and danger.
At twelve, Somaly Mam was sold into sexual slavery. Trapped in a dangerous and desperate world, she suffered rape, torture and deprivation until she escaped with the help of a French aid worker. She has since orchestrated raids on brothels, built shelters, started schools, and founded an organization that has so far saved more than four thousand women and children.
On Valentine's Day, 38-year-old widow Anne Marie and several other widows get together to celebrate hope, possibility, the future. They each begin a list of 20 wishes. Anne Marie's list starts with: find one good thing about life. She volunteers at a local school and meets Ellen ... both learn that dreams can come true.