The first Family Secrets novel from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Right Behind You and Find Her... Three siblings searching for the truth about their family are about to find more than they bargained for. When shy and reserved Maggie Ferringer was called for jury duty, she never expected to be kidnapped by an escaped convict. But when Cain Cannon, disguised as a prison guard, pulls a gun, she has no choice but to be taken hostage. Cain claims that he’s innocent of killing his girlfriend six years ago and now he wants revenge on the people who put him behind bars. Soon, Maggie becomes more than just a hostage to Cain. As they slowly begin to share the secrets of their respective pasts, Maggie discovers that she wants to fight for Cain’s freedom—because he just might be the kind of man she could love.
From Lisa Gardner, the New York Times No. 1 bestselling author, comes the first in the Family Secrets trilogy MAGGIE'S MAN. Gripping, arresting, classic romantic suspense titles originally published under the name Alicia Scott. If you love Tess Gerritsen you'll love Lisa. When shy and reserved Maggie Ferringer is called for jury duty, she never expects to be kidnapped by an escaped convict. But Cain Cannon, disguised as a prison guard, pulls a gun, and she has no choice but to be taken hostage. Cain claims that he's innocent of killing his girlfriend six years ago, and now he wants revenge on the people who put him behind bars. Soon Maggie becomes more than just a hostage to Cain. As they slowly begin to share the secrets of their respective pasts, she discovers there's more to him than meets the eye, and that his freedom is worth fighting for, at any cost.
When shy Maggie Ferringer reports for jury duty, she is abducted by escaped convict Cain Cannon, who reveals the circumstances of his wrongful arrest and who an increasingly enamored Maggie resolves to prove innocent.
Maggie Kovacs was the most enchanting woman Detective Max Strachan had ever met. She was also the most eccentric. Or was she? Max soon realized that the nighttime visions Maggie claimed she saw supplied him with details that only the police-and a cunning serial killer-could possibly know.... A no-nonsense lawman like Max was the last person Maggie would have imagined turning to for support, let alone romance. Incredibly, the skeptical sergeant might just be the man of her dreams. But could he possibly save her from what she saw in them?
CHRISTMAS IS COMING…AND THERE'S MATCHMAKING TO BE DONE! Whew! The annual matchmaking festival in Bliss, Montana, is nearly over. Neighboring ranchers Maggie Moore and Gabe O'Connor have emerged unscathed—and still single. But they haven't counted on the creative matchmaking endeavors of their kids—and the entire townsfolk of Bliss! They think Maggie yearns for a strong sexy man like Gabe to warm her bed at night. In turn, it's clear he's attracted to the beautiful but vulnerable Maggie. Yet there's a gulf between them from the past. Can these two overcome their pride and fears to create a new future together? The folks of Bliss are convinced Maggie and Gabe are meant to be. But they have their work cut out for 'em bringing this couple together just in time for Christmas!
Ranch hunk Hank Brownlee wanted only two things from his new housekeeper—companionship for his grieving father and some stick-to-your-ribs country cooking. What he got was something altogether different. "Matron" he'd hired sight unseen turned out to be a blonde dynamo and a single mom. True, Maggie Woodward was a widow and she sure could cook, but she was also young and beautiful! And it wasn't long before Maggie and her little tyke had Hank's world turned upside down and his heartstrings twisted all around their dainty fingers…. Now all Hank had to do was convince his wary little widow that happily-ever-after was worth the risk!
Set in the context of the Gypsies' long and rich history, this autobiography secures the memories of the old ways of Gypsy life and culture at the dawn of the 21st century. Full of the author's vivid recollections, these pages recount her experiences growing up as a Gypsy in rural England. At the heart of her story is her "gorgie mush," Terry, whom she married despite her family's strong disapproval that he wasn't a Gypsy. Together they embraced one another's ways of life, bringing up their children to love the best of both worlds. This tale of one family's unique way of life takes readers on a journey that constantly travels between various places and cultures.
Stressed single mother and law partner Kate is in the meeting of her career when she is interrupted by a telephone call to say that her teenaged daughter Amelia has been suspended from her exclusive Brooklyn prep school for cheating on an exam. Torn between her head and her heart, she eventually arrives at St Grace's over an hour late, to be greeted by sirens wailing and ambulance lights blazing. Her daughter has jumped off the roof of the school, apparently in shame of being caught. A grieving Kate can't accept that her daughter would kill herself: it was just the two of them and Amelia would never leave her alone like this. And so begins an investigation which takes her deep into Amelia's private world, into her journals, her email account and into the mind of a troubled young girl. Then Kate receives an anonymous text saying simply: AMELIA DIDN'T JUMP. Is someone playing with her or has she been right all along?