Lena Phillips and Frank Campbell are headed to Colorado for a professional conference. The couple is far from being friends, however, and bickering is one of their favorite pastimes. On their way, they find themselves on a country road and, because of their arguing, they have an accident. They are lost and alone. Will they be able to resolve their differences in order to survive? Will facing the elements allow them to discover their true feelings for one another? Follow Lena and Frank as their love is revealed in a permanent truce.
Abandoned by his wife and left to raise a child alone, Caleb Reed falls short of the ideal work-from-home dad. He needs a woman to help him, in every sense of the word. At the suggestion of a friend, Caleb agrees to hire Ariel Lauren on a trial basis.As an orphan, Ariel has more issues than just how to make it on her on. Yes, she needs the money that Caleb offers her, but more than anything she finds she desires his love. One calamity after another befalls her and jeopardizes her new job and her chance at having a family. Will they decide to continue life alone or will the magic of the holiday bring them together?
A teenage girl suffering from a family tragedy, Maddie Clevenger is oblivious to the ancient mystery surrounding her. She’s young and incredibly unlucky, in life and in love. She should be enjoying her senior year of high school, but instead she is tormented by a reoccurring nightmare and a very real stalker. But all that changes when Chase Donovan, an Air Force brat with a protective streak, shows up at school. Will Chase be the key to helping her solve her stalker problem? Will he be the key to solving the mystery surrounding her family’s past?
Smiles & Good Fortune, Teresa
It is not wealth one asks for, but just enough to preserve one’s dignity, to work unhampered, to be generous, frank and independent.
W. Somerset Maugham (1874-1965) Of Human Bondage, 1915