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A Secret Affair
Meet Isabel Fish-Wooten and "Dr. Blue" Calhoun--each wounded by life's tragedies. Miss Wooten comes to Blue injured, shot in the back, near death. He works to heal her (thinking her at first a boy). In the process, his life begins a journey from a wounded man who'd lost his wife ten years earlier, to someone who can love again. Miss Fish-Wooten, a nomadic voyager trying to escape her own problems, also makes this journey, in the process healing not ...
Enchanted Afternoon
Mira, Sep 2002, 6.99, 416 pp. ISBN: 1551669382 Inventor Professor Michael Rowen breaks the heart of Helena Cabot because he believes she, as the daughter of the most powerful US Senator, would never marry him. Pregnant with Michael's child, Helena turns to New York's Junior Senator Troy Barnes. They forge a loveless marriage of convenience that has fooled the international upper crust into believing this couple shares the perfect matrimony. ...
Home Before Dark
Mira, Apr 2003, 24.95, 384 pp. ISBN: 1551666731 After living for the past fifteen years in New Zealand and photographing much of the world, Jessie Ryder returns to her hometown of Edenville, Texas near Austin. Jessie suffers from a debilitating illness that will leave her blind, so she needs to see her biological daughter Lila one last time. Years ago Jessie became pregnant after making love to Ian Benning, who later met, fell in love with, and...
Passing Through Paradise
Warner, Feb 2002, 6.99, 432 pp. ISBN: 044661078X Many of the residents of Paradise, Rhode Island observed the intense argument between Sandra and Victor Winslow. When their car crashed through a safety railing into the nearby Sound, Sandra survived, but Victor apparently died though his body was never found. Ruled an accident, most locals encouraged by the media branded Sandra as the Black Widow of Blue Moon Beach. Even her friends believe...

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Summer Affair
A Mira, Aug 2003, 6.99, 416 pp. ISBN: 155166710X In San Francisco, Dr. Blue Calhoun, medical provider to much of the poor, knows that he will never overcome his failure no matter how many good deeds he performs. Almost as soon as he reaches his home, a lad points a gun at him demanding he remove a bullet from his back. He quickly learns the lad is a woman, Isabel Fish-Wooten. He performs the surgery, but to his shock she flees into the night. ...
The Beekeeper's Ball
Organized and shy Isabel Johansen is about to turn her family home into a cooking school, when writer and adventurer Cormac O'Neil arrives, upsetting her carefully ordered life. Isabel Johansen is they type of woman who makes detailed, careful plans. She was raised by her grandparents on their lush orchard Bella Vista as her parents died the day she was born, and now she is turning their beautiful home into a destination cooking school, with the blessing...
The Charm School
Isabella is the oldest daughter of a wealthy Boston family, overlooked and underrrated by her family, because of her looks, her intelligence, and a penchant for bookishness. Her clothes don't fit herwell, she is awkward socially--and she feels that she is dismissed pretty muvch, even in her own family. She is the object of jokes if she is noticed at all. Her siblings are gorgeous, accomplished in society, sure to make brilliant matches. One day she...
The Firebrand
Lucy Hathaway is a women's right advocate in the late 1800's who lives in Chicago. She comes from a very wealthy traditional family and is a source of embarrassment to her parents at times regarding her views regarding women's rights. The night of the original Great Chicago fire she meets and propositions Randolph Higgins a wealthy Chicago banker only to find that he is married. Later that night while fleeing for safety from the fire Lucy finds herself ...
The Horsemaster's Daughter
Hunter Calhoun is a widower with grieving children he cannot care for. He comes to own a wild stallion,and needs the horsemaster's daughter, Eliza FLyte, to save him. She comes to save his children, his horse and his heart....
The Ocean Between Us
Mira, Apr 2004, 19.95, 384 pp. ISBN: 0778320359 For two decades Grace Bennett has been the perfect navy wife to her beloved Steve while traveling the globe when her husband gets restationed and raising their three delightful children. So why is the devoted family matriarch feeling worthless and dissatisfied? Perhaps it is simply that her youngest is in ninth grade and like her older siblings needs mom less, but Grace thinks it goes deeper as sh...

Susan Wiggs list of books

The You I Never Knew
Woman with15 yo son goes back to Mntana to give a kidney to her difficult dad; Because of him she broke up with town bad boy who go her pregnant back in HS. Now the bad boy is the town doc. But her rebel son doesn't know this is dad....


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