Author: Linda Francis Lee
Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks
Release Date: 2011-07-12
So many people fell for the adorable dog from Emily and Einstein that author Linda Francis Lee had to write a special story about him. Einstein sure loves the attention – but who knew how much he knows about love? The Matchmaker is Einstein's special matchmaking treat for all of us, and love is surely in the air...
Dabney Kimball Beech, the 48-year-old Director of the Nantucket Chamber of Commerce and fifth generation Nantucketer, has had a lifelong gift of matchmaking (52 couples still together to her credit). But when Dabney discovers she is dying of pancreatic cancer, she sets out to find matches for a few people very close to home: her husband, John Boxmiller Beech, celebrated economist and Harvard professor; her lover, Clendenin Hughes, Pulitzer-winning journalist who lost his arm in Southeast Asia; and her daughter, Agnes, who is engaged to be married to the wrong man. As time slips away from Dabney, she is determined to find matches for those she loves most - but at what cost to her own relationships? THE MATCHMAKER is the heartbreaking novel from Elin Hilderbrand about losing and finding love, even as you're running out of time.
Author: Marita Conlon-McKenna
Publisher: Random House
Release Date: 2014-09-30
Maggie Ryan can't help it! She constantly finds herself organizing and meddling in the lives of others, trying to match things and people together, from her neighbours in Dublin's Pleasant Square to her own family. With three bright, beautiful daughters who are still single Maggie decides that a little romantic matching is needed. However matchmaking is not as easy as it seems and Maggie's quest to find the perfect partner for each of her reluctant daughters is proving difficult. Her architect daughter Grace has had enough of heartbreak and given up on men deciding instead to concentrate on her career. Poetry obsessed Anna believes that no man can ever live up to her hero W.B.Yeats. While single-parent Sarah devotes so much time to her little girl Evie that romance constantly passes her by. Determined to get 'rings on those fingers' Maggie Ryan believes that the arrival of bachelor Mark McGuinness, who has just purchased a house on 'The Square', is an opportunity far too good to be missed!
As the owner of Love Unlimited, a matchmaking firm, Noelle Brown has an enviable track record. When world-renowned and drop-dead gorgeous architect Derrick Brandt graces her doorway, she's incredibly pleased. Hooking him up will raise her agency's profile and give it an incredible public-relations boost. But after a few moments of conversation with the arrogant Derrick, Noelle understands why the tabloids have labeled him the most ineligible bachelor in the city. Derrick needs to find himself a wife—a woman who understands his demanding career. He's stunned to find himself captivated by the sexy siren Noelle. As the sparks of passion heat up between them, they both wonder if their relationship is indeed the perfect match.…
From the journal of Miss Olivia Byrde: Lord H...Drinks too much. Ill-mannered and altogether too bold. Though rough-edged, he is tall and reasonably handsome. But he proves the rule that looks can be deceiving. Ill-suited for marriage. Since her entry into society three years ago, Olivia has kept detailed notes on every eligible man with whom she's ever sipped a cup of tea or twirled across the dance floor. Some of her diary entries have resulted in successful matches for her friends, but she's never found any man she considered remotely suitable for herself. But once Lord Neville Hawke comes into her life, the other men in her book look positively perfect. Neville's a notorious scoundrel with a shady and painful past, and a penchant for destroying rooms in fits of drunken rage. A heartbreaker and a rogue, Lord Hawke is the kind of man who knows how to seduce a woman with only his taunting eyes and challenging words. The kind of man to whom a well-bred lady like Olivia is quite definitely immune. Until he kisses her. And in that kiss he lets her know she is his salvation. With each caress he dares her to stop looking in her book and start listening to her heart. For two very stubborn souls have just found their perfect match...
New York Times bestselling author Kay Hooper weaves a tale of secrets, seduction, and a love that will not be denied in this spellbinding Once Upon a Time novel. It’s public knowledge in Richmond that the only wife the infamous Cyrus Fortune wants is one who belongs to some other man. He has a knack for sensing an unhappy bride—and a talent for showing her what she needs to be happy. Obsessed with uncovering the circumstances of his own mysterious birth and the father he never knew, Cyrus doesn’t have the time or patience for a serious romance. Even so, an intelligent man knows when he’s at the crossroads of destiny, the moment when everything in his life changes. For Cyrus, that’s when he meets Julia Drummond. Julia Drummond is painfully aware that no red-blooded woman should be able to deny the sensual assault of Cyrus Fortune, who wears power and influence like a finely tailored suit, and whose eyes promise passionate seduction. Still, she says no. She’s got her reasons—dangerous reasons—and yet she can’t trust her own body and heart from surrendering to the astonishing pleasure Cyrus reminds her she’s capable of simply when his knowing gaze meets hers across a crowded ballroom. He doesn’t know her secret, desperate terrors, but the passion he offers is irresistible. Just once, she tells herself. Just one night to know what sweet sin tastes like. And doesn’t every woman deserve that? This ebook includes an excerpt from another Loveswept title.
Now, for the first time in a standalone edition, Thornton Wilder's brilliant, hilarious play which was adapted into the hit Broadway musical Hello, Dolly with an afterword by Tappan Wilder. Horace Vandergelder, a wealthy old merchant residing in Yonkers has decided it’s time to take a wife and hires a matchmaker. But Dolly Gallagher Levi is no ordinary matchmaker. She’s a force of nature, with a plan of her own. Levi soon becomes involved in the affairs of the hearts of all those around her—including Vandergelder’s niece, his store clerks, assorted young and lovely ladies, and the headwaiter at an expensive restaurant, where this swift farce inevitably runs headlong into hilarious complications. Indeed, after a series of slapstick situations involving mistaken identities, a secret rendezvous behind carefully placed screens, separated lovers, and a trip to night court—everyone involved eventually finds themselves paired with a perfect match. A delightful, deliciously funny classic by Thornton Wilder, The Matchmaker is astonishingly modern and is sure to resonate with audiences and readers today. “Loud, slap dash and uproarious...extraordinarily original and funny."—New York Times
Aiden Black thought he’d left his past behind when he abandoned the church. He channeled his desire to help others by creating WGA -- Chicago’s premiere matchmaking agency. Aiden’s the expert at finding true love for his clients but he’s put his own needs on hold for a very. Long. Time. Violet Accardi doesn’t want to settle down and be a Mafia princess – she’s busy building her own sportswear company. Problem is her family’s a bit controlling: mom wants grand babies. Uncle Vincent’s trying to kidnap her because he promised Violet’s hand in marriage to the son of a rival mafia family. Aiden shuts down the first kidnapping attempt at the WGA holiday part by pretending to be Violet’s fiancé. He’s smoking hot, such a gentleman, their chemistry is through the roof, and Violet wonders –- What could it hurt to pretend to be in love with a gorgeous, classy, romantic guy -- for just one night? PRAISE “A ULTRA funny, swoony, something-special romcom from Pamela DuMond!… READ THIS NOW FIVE SHOOTING STARS!” Marie Brown “Intense chemistry is abound with tons of sparks which makes for a sexy, funny, emotional, heartwarming romance.” April Symes
Author: Dr Ezekiel Olusegun Alawale
Publisher: Author House
Release Date: 2014
Genre: Family & Relationships
"Young people, wow, what a gift you are holding in your hands! Reading through this book, I can't stop thinking of how lucky you are. You live in a world of lies and deceptions. How precious it is, therefore, to meet somebody that tells you the truth. Truth, in a world of false, is in fact becoming a scarcity. And this is why this book is so precious. I, therefore, wich to express my deepest appreciation to Pastor Ezekiel; for taking the time from his very busy schedule to write this book. Thank you and God bless you!"- Pastor Sunday Adelaja, Founder and Senior Pastor of the Embassy of the Blessed Kingdom of God of All Nations
Was ist bloß mit Claire los? Mit den vier Kindern, ihrem langjährigen Ehemann und ihrem eigenen Atelier hat sie doch schon genug am Hut. Trotzdem lässt sie sich überreden, bei der Vorbereitung einer Wohltätigkeitsgala zu helfen. Na ja, Lock Dixon, der die Gala veranstaltet, hat auch zwei unschlagbare Argumente: sein strahlendes Lächeln und eine Geschichte aus Claires Vergangenheit, die ihr keine Ruhe lässt. Als Claire sich Hals über Kopf in den charmanten Lock verliebt, gerät sie in einen Strudel aus wilder Leidenschaft und alltäglicher Verantwortung, zwischen bedrückender Schuld und federleichtem Glück. Ein erfrischendes Lesevergnügen!
Someone Was Matching Up Men And Women All Over Town—And, Tarnation! It Had To Stop! Marcus Copeland had been elected to "investigate" the most likely suspect. But he didn't have time to romance any secrets out of the unconventional Molly Crabtree. He had a lumber mill to run. And besides, this buxom, beautiful baker was proving to be one tough cookie! Coming from a family of freethinkers, Molly Crabtree knew she'd be a success if only someone would take her seriously. But who'd ever have thought it would be the arrogant Marcus Copeland? And was his proposition strictly business—or secret pleasure? Only the matchmaker knew for sure…!
Author: Stella Gibbons
Publisher: Random House
Release Date: 2011-10-31
Uprooted from war-torn London, Alda Lucie-Brown and her three daughters start a new life at Pine Cottage in rural Sussex. Unsuited to a quiet life, Alda attempts to orchestrate - with varying degrees of success - the love affairs of her neighbours. Her unwilling subjects include an Italian POW, a Communist field-hand, a battery-chicken farmer and her intelligent friend Jean.