Carmen Sloan was married at a young age to a man she knew she would spend the rest of her life. She owned her own home, was attending college, and was quickly moving towards the life of her dreams.
After her husband Joe becomes sick, Carmen finds herself living an unrecognizable life, dealing with guilt and sadness daily. Walking to work at a pizza shop to wait tables, while her husband sat holed up in their home, was not the vision she had for her future.
A series of selfish decisions bring Carmen to a place of darkness. Dark secrets begin to wear on her, so she decides to admit her secrets to her husband, the one she used to love more than herself.
Just as Carmen makes a fresh start and life begins to bring her peace, an ugly part of her past drags her back into darkness. Will a broken heart be the death of her?
Picture This is a story of love, strength, secrets, darkness, and new beginnings.
Do you find yourself spending too much money buying store-bought cheesecakes? Have you tried baking a cheesecake and had it sink in the center? How about those fault lines that ran down the center of the last cheesecake you attempted to bake... The Ultimate Guide To Cheesecakes offers you a way out!
Learn all the best tips and tricks to make cheesecakes from the comfort of your kitchen. Make a cheesecake whenever you are craving one and save money too.
Deanna will share with you how to bake a cheesecake, tips, and tricks to bake up this creamy, delicious treat, and recipes to get you started.
For a few dollars, you can put all of her tips into practice and find your sweet tooth satisfied and your bank account full.
Have you ever wanted to have company, but just were not sure how to invite someone to your home? Or maybe it is not the inviting that has your stomach in knots; it’s what to do and say after they arrive. In this book, I will dive into the details you need to know about having company and how to keep them comfortable in your home. I will extend some ideas and tips to make your guests want to come back again and again.
Stephanie had been held hostage in an abusive marriage for nearly twelve years. She was manipulated, controlled and abused by her mentally unstable husband. The last physical altercation drove Stephanie to begin a new life, alone, just her and her ten-year-old son, Ray.
Stephanie made an exit plan. She would find a new school for Ray, a full-time job and a place to live and just when she thought that life would be calm and peaceful, her monster of a husband, soon to be ex-husband would rear his ugly head.
Stephanie winds up meeting a new friend through work. As time passes, they find that they are developing feelings for one another. After the divorce is final her ex-husband stirs up trouble yet again.
Would Stephanie and her new friend become an item or would all the trouble from her ex-monster have him packing his bags and running? Would Stephanie finally be awarded full custody of her son or would her ex sabotage that from ever happening?
Hot Cocoa, Green Tea, And the Man Who Sweetened My Heart, is a compelling story of love, fear, hatred and self-transformation with a touch of humor, intimacy and a hint of the paranormal.
Do you find yourself dreading the Holiday season? Does the word Christmas make you cringe? Christmas…Get It Organized by Deanna Martinez provides easy steps to be ready for the Holiday without all the stress, crowds and expenses.
Learn easy ways to stay organized, spend less and have more time to spend with the people you love, doing the things you love.
Deanna will show you how to make lists, shop ahead of time, have parties, bake treats, create drinks, add new family traditions and much more.
Gifts do not have to be things we buy. They can be things we make or time we can give.
Put Deanna’s organizing ideas into practice this year and find yourself laughing instead of crying this Christmas.
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Janine is a smart and sassy southern girl from Triple Creek, North Carolina, who knows what she wants and fearlessly goes after it. Janine's goal of making a life for herself and marrying the man of her dreams finally became a reality. She was a newlywed, married to a successful business man named Tom Whitfield and owned her own bakery. Their life seemed perfect and all was well in Janine's world until her faith is rocked through a course of events that would challenge her own beliefs and change her fate forever.
Tom is unexpectedly promoted to a new job that requires change for both he and Janine. Leaving her life in Triple Creek to support her husband's career took a leap of faith for Janine and was a risk so early in the marriage. But the bigger threat comes when Janine discovers some of Tom's darkest secrets and learns valuable lessons while she was there.
Janine makes new friends in New York, but she still misses her family and friends in North Carolina. She discovers that love is not always predictable when faced with new challenges. Can love truly conquer all? Or are some things best left behind? After seeing things that shock her, Janine feels betrayed by people who she thought she could trust.
This is the second installment written by author, Deanna Martinez-Bey, and focuses on Janine, a character we met in her first book, Twinkle, Twinkle Christmas Star. Told from the perspective of Janine and her funny southern humor, this story will move you while you share in this journey of discovery, love, betrayal, and the realization that you can make anything you like out of what life gives you.
Twinkle, Twinkle Christmas Star is a Christian romance story about a woman named Crissy who faced many challenges in her own life related to her faith in God, her dreams, and hopes for her future. Crissy's desire for a change in her relationship with God sparked many amazing challenges and experiences that made her much stronger throughout the story. She also met the most amazing man who would steal her heart and change her life forever. Things were not always rosey.
This story has many twists and turns and many unexpected reminders from her past that seemed to test her along her journey to her new life. Is it possible for someone to have it all and lose it and then have it all over again? Twinkle, Twinkle Christmas Star is an amazing story about an incredible woman's story of faith, romance, and suspense that's filled with lots of twisted humor that will keep you smiling and amazed on how through faith anything is possible.