The 1929 Series continues with Purling Road: A 1929 Serial followed by Short Stories from 1929 as a FREE bonus! Purling Road (The Complete First Season: Episodes 1-10) After the terrible accident that nearly claimed his friend’s life, Caleb quits the fishing business and returns to his farm, disrupting Jonathan’s plans for growth. Though the men must continue on without him, tension remains between the friends. The strain intensifies when a chance encounter with the new sheriff of Rockport sends chills down Caleb’s spine. What is it about Sheriff William that unsettles them all? David’s return to Rockport lands him in the wrong place at the wrong time, but it may just be perfect timing for someone else in need. A handsome stranger catches the eye of the adorable and frantic Muzzy Brown. What are his intentions in town, and will she slow down long enough to find out? A family secret is discovered in Jonathan’s attic, leading him to question everything he knew about his past. More secrets from the past are revealed, complicating the group’s lives even further. Aryl is tempted by old demons. Jean’s birth mother’s reputation becomes a source of pain for Jean. The tension between Jonathan and Caleb finally comes to a head. Will they forgive each other, or will they go their separate ways for good? Purling Road (The Complete Second Season: Episodes 1-10) In Season Two of Purling Road, the financial hardships are temporarily eased as Jonathan and Aryl find success with a new business venture. Even with this small reprieve, everyone is faced with a long, hot summer. Relationships are brutally tested. Some are broken, never to be the same again and even Maura finds it difficult to help her friends. The fuse is lit when boredom and frustration lead Claire, Ava, and Arianna to a girl’s night that reincarnates Arianna to her former glory. After suffering a loss, she reaches her breaking point and Caleb is left to deal with the aftermath of her destructive decisions. Ruth moves to town with her son and finds the women welcoming her friendship and advice. Tempers rise faster than the tide when Claire makes a decision that Aryl can’t live with. Ava and Jonathan welcome a new member of the family, and soon after, she is forced to reveal a carefully guarded secret, but not before Jonathan assumes the worst. With her paper on more solid ground, Muzzy is forced to take drastic action to save her reputation, taking Rockport by surprise.As everyone focuses on their own crises, it becomes increasingly hard to come together—the only thing that has saved them in the past. Season Two is nothing short of explosive as everyone must look within themselves for answers. Short Stories from 1929 (Bonus Novella) “It was a hard, grueling time touched with some form of deprivation and heartache or another. And, as Maura scanned her own memories, it was a time that not a single other generation would ever fully understand. It was their time.” Short Stories from 1929 is the first set of short stories woven from the threads of the novel, 1929. More than forty years after the Great Crash, Maura gathers friends and family for an evening of storytelling. From the tales she crafts a book for Jonathan, who has suffered a stroke and is now bedridden. Loved ones narrate accounts from long ago, moments mentioned but never fully explained in the novel, 1929 by M. L. Gardner. The Night of the Big Wind in Ireland The Voyage to America The Last Christmas
When King Richard III must contend with his unruly sister Margaret, he can only groan for she is clever, opinionated, and willful. She has always preferred explanations and reasoning to merely obeying commands.But Margaret, now the Duchess of Burgundy, has an important quest. She has recently found that her acts of charity and good intentions have not received the recognition they deserve, and she is determined to reshape her legacy. If along the way, she can experience some genuine romance—something her tyrant of a husband could never provide—all the better. Or so she assumes, until she meets Charlie, the most exasperating of men.Little does she expect to spend days on end with just him for company.The Defiant Duchess is royally engaging, historical fiction about an incredible woman and her pursuit of fulfilment.
In April of 1798, Napoleon appoints Lieutenant Charles MacDonald, a nineteen-year-old graduate geographical engineer, to be the pathfinder for his personal Brigade of Guides during the invasion of Egypt. Charles was born in Virginia during the American Revolution and was educated in France, a graduate of L’Ecole Polytechnique and a postgraduate of L’Ecole des Ponts.But agents of the British Secret Service who are trying to undermine the invasion of Egypt interfere in Charles’s journey on a number of occasions by attempting to rob the mail coaches he is accompanying.In response, General Bonaparte assign Charles’s father, the blind General James MacDonald, his confidant and instructor in engineering and mapmaking at L’Ecole Militaire more than a decade earlier, to head a secret section investigating the British and these crimes. What they uncover is an abandoned convent in Paris being used as a headquarters–with 3.5 million francs in gold hidden in its walls.After four years at The Citadel, Frank Mitchell commanded infantry units in Vietnam in intensive combat for over a year. For the next forty years, he worked on construction projects all over the world. Initially a project engineer, Mitchell moved up to project manager and finally International Project Executive. He built hospitals, laboratories, military facilities, industrial factories, office buildings, bands, and other high security facilities, like embassies and consulates. Mitchell spent time in Egypt building the International Medical Center in the Egyptian desert. While there, he got the idea for this book. Mitchell has visited the sites of most of the battlefields in this and subsequent books in his Pathfinders Series.
Robert Gaze, the renowned war photographer, waits in hospital for the results of a battery of tests he has endured. A terminal diagnosis sharpens Gaze’s inclination to record his experiences of the Vietnam War, in particular the story behind the photograph that catapulted him onto the world stage.
Gaze has resisted many invitations over time to discuss the photograph, satisfied merely with the name of the Marine, and the knowledge that he never came home.
As Gaze traces the journey of the young subject of his photograph, he begins to recount his own story of how he arrived in Saigon; on the path towards the photograph that in turn would define his life.
It’s Independence Day in Sawyerville and all sorts of explosions and excitement are abound. Ruby makes a drastic change with the help of some of the other prospective brides. Although changing from her boy’s clothes to a new gingham dress, she still carries her Colt .45 in the waistband of her dress. She’s ready for whatever comes her way.Farley had her eye on Ruby from the first moment he layed eyes on her. He was handsome and a great catch. During the 4th of July picnic when he steps in to claim her as his own, he ends up foiling a nasty plan of several of the other men against the women of Sawyerville.After all the exploding excitement of the picnic and promising hope for a wedding, Ruby grows concerned when Farley suddenly leaves. She wonders if he will ever come back and if she will ever marry.This is Boof 14 in the Sawyerville Mail Order Brides series, a series of stories about the brave and courageous women who came West for a better life despite the unknowns.