Cooking a great meal is an art. An act of love. An act of grace. A life-affirming gift. These are lessons Gina learns from her mother, daughter of a French chef.
Born to poor parents; Gina thinks of herself as a nobody who gets lucky when she’s chosen to cook at a Michelin-starred restaurant in the San Francisco Bay Area. In this world of new challenges, and fascinating people gripped by dark motives, she finds unexpected danger.
With only her passion for cooking and the lessons she learned from her mother, can Gina survive and thrive in this other world of privilege, pleasure and menace?More info →
Justin is dead drunk, and nursing a week-old breakup from a girlfriend of seven years when Leilani rescues him from thugs. Leilani is in a healing profession, but can she heal herself? When she learns the dark truth about why her family fled their homeland without her father, she’s devastated. Can Justin and Leilani overcome their pasts and find a way to be together?More info →
A passion for music. Shattered dreams. A second chance. Such was Agnieszka's past life, but to Justin and Elise, she is only a mother who plays piano exceptionally well. Her oldest son's suicide attempt forces her to reveal a past of heartache , betrayal, and a deep but tragic first love. Will she regret baring her soul to her children and threaten her relationship with her husband?More info →
The love between John Thornton, a mill owner and Margaret Hale—intelligent, independent-minded, passionate about her concerns,—endures and thrives through trials in their marriage. Margaret of the North, a sequel to Elizabeth Gaskell's novel, North and South, takes off from the BBC miniseries ending.More info →
Eugene O'Neill says: Life is for each man a solitary cell whose walls are mirrors.
Five people as different from each other as you and those around you in a crowd. Five lives that never touch each other. Because they are scattered from Pais to Honolulu. Because all are solitary souls.
But would they feel kinship for each other if they were to meet? Because they are all solitary souls? Would we feel kinship with them? Because in our brief encounters with solitary souls , we realize how alone we all are at moments that matter the most.More info →