Two completely different personalities must learn to get along and play nice in order to survive a will that will change their lives.
Twenty years ago, Tyler Hayes was ripped from his childhood home. After a horrific accident took his parents' lives, Tyler's grandfather removed him from the mansion and sent him away.
Now his grandfather has passed away and he can finally come home. However, even in death, Tyler's grandfather has betrayed him, leaving the mansion to a woman he’s never met.
Even though Kate Mitchell has never met Tyler, she knows all about the accident that changed the Hayes family. What she didn’t know was how she would be caught in a twenty-year estrangement between two generations.
The traditional roles of man and woman become twisted with Dan and Evelyn.
Dan isn’t a playboy. He doesn’t have any commitment issues. In fact, he wants it all—relationship and family. Only problem? He wants it with someone who doesn’t want anything to do with him.
Evelyn doesn’t fool around with relationships because she’s never been in one. She’s certain that things like love and happily-ever-afters aren’t meant for people like her. There’s simply too much darkness in her past.
A past she thinks she’s buried.
But she’s wrong.
After more than a decade, her nightmare returns to haunt her, forcing her to face up to memories she can’t seem to shake.
Can she ever close the books on her past and let go of the horrors she went through? Can she ever learn to trust again?
Ryan Faris is a self-proclaimed bachelor, enjoying his life. Over the past few years, he has seen his closest friends fall in love and get married. But that isn’t a life he wants.
Marriages never work. Maybe they will work for his friends, but not for him.
Besides, he doesn’t need love or marriage to have a good life. He is surrounded by great friends and has started a business that is growing every day.
Things couldn’t be better in his life.
Then Ashley Frost walks back into his life, with a child in tow—his child.
Christine Skylar doesn’t trust doctors. Doctors have given her nothing but disappointment and frustration. But when she meets Joseph, she decides to take a chance with him.
Joseph Hansen used to be an ER surgeon. Despite growing up in a Christian family, he has always relied on science. He believes in cold hard facts and knowledge. To him, faith is irrational.
When he finds out the secret that Christine has been keeping from him, he has to choose between the science he believes in and the woman he loves.
So much has changed …
Not too long ago, Joanne Riley was a spoiled Barbie, nothing but a nuisance to her brother and his friends. Now, she has a job and is a whole new better person, and she can’t wait to show up at her high school reunion to show her friends how much she has changed.
Except she may not get the chance.
Days before the reunion, pieces of her newly built life start to fall apart.
Joanne’s friends are going missing one by one … And Joanne could be next.
Lucas McGowan, an obese boy who was the target of high school bullies, is now a superhero in Hollywood’s hottest franchise. He is determined to make everyone at the reunion regret how they treated him in high school.
His number one target—Joanne Riley.
Unresolved high school mystery collides with family drama and new mystery in the fifth book of the Ghost of the Past series. Will Joanne Riley get a happy ending of her own?
Ghost of the Past Series - 4 Books in 1
Book 1: Moving On
Book 2: Closing Books
Book 3: Growing Up
Book 4: Believing Again
No romance plays out like one in Hollywood . . .
Four years ago, Elena Pattison was the newest Hollywood star in the making when she almost lost everything because of a scandal. Her blossoming career threatened to fall apart, and her boyfriend—Jake Owen, the golden boy of the nation’s swim team—walked out on her.
But she was given a second chance and has become the Hollywood star she dreamed of.
Now, a commercial shoot forces her to come face-to-face with Jake. And with him, a whirlwind of events crash into her life, threatening to tear it apart once again.
Actress Kerri Adams grew up and had her heart broken in the spotlight. Her relationship with singer Nick Evans, one that all media had their attention on, came to a crashing halt.
Now, after a three-year hiatus, she’s back home in California, healed and ready to move on. At least that’s what everyone thinks.
No one—not even the family she loves—knows about her secret. A secret she has kept over the last three years.
And to complicate things, Nick Evans drops back into her life, bringing along a paparazzi mayhem that may jeopardize her acting career and secret.
Despite the inconvenience of paparazzi hounding her, Sarah Carter is more than happy with Hollywood’s most eligible bachelor, Keith Sutton. The six months that Sarah have been with Keith in New York has been the best time of her life.
Now, she is joining Keith in L.A., and the bliss that she and Keith enjoyed while they were back in New York—away from the spotlight and insanity of Hollywood—has come to an abrupt halt.
Hollywood is not like anywhere else, and Sarah is beginning to wonder if Keith’s and her relationship will survive Tinseltown.
No romance plays out like one in Hollywood.
Partying—loud music, alcohol, and women—is Spencer Rowe’s thing. He doesn’t believe in love, much less marriage. But after a terrible accident in the Bahamas that pulls him into a scandal, a marriage may just be what he needs for damage control.
Kristen Park’s sweet ex-Disney star image has taken a nose dive since her fiancé cheated on her and went around telling everyone she was a prude. Moping and hiding from the world hasn’t helped either. Her manager believes a temporary marriage arrangement will solve all her problems—will it?
Chloe Brooks has been living in Italy for years. She has everything she wants: a successful career, the ability to make sure she is as far away from her parents as possible, and an almost equally successful boyfriend.
One phone call from a dear friend brings her back to the States, to her old neighborhood where she comes face to face with her childhood crush, Christopher Hunter. And one look into his eyes brings back all the memories and feelings she thought she had long forgotten. Feelings she shouldn’t have.
Sometimes things don’t work out. Sometimes it feels as if everything is falling apart.
Paige Watson finds herself in that very situation. She has no choice but to leave behind everything she has worked so hard for and head to a small town in Wyoming.
It is the only way she can escape the relentless monster that has been after her over the past three years. It is the only way she can feel safe again.
But God works in mysterious ways, and Paige begins to think that leaving everything behind may not be so bad when she ends up working with Justin Doyle to fix up her house.
Just as she is beginning to enjoy her fresh start in life, the monster she has been hiding from returns.
Her worst nightmare has come true, and this time … she may not have a chance to wake from it.
Faith and Zac grew up together. Faith grew up in a supportive and loving family while Zac’s family was basically non-existent. Both have money and looks, and they couldn’t be more suited for each other.
Even as they ventured into different paths in life, they’ve remained friends—best friends. It’s a line neither has dared to cross. But when Faith’s father collapses and is sent to the hospital, Faith’s perfect little world is turned upside-down.
Upon arriving at the hospital and seeing Faith in the arms of another, Zac sees the real possibility of losing her and decides to step up.
But not everyone is happy about the change, and amidst the chaos, more trouble awaits.