Prelude and Promises

Prelude and Promises

Barbara Baldwin

Erotica / Romance

Pianist Joseph Donovan was tired of his uncle's interference in his career. In fact, he was tired of his career: concerts, recording sessions, pressure to compose new musical arrangements, and never having a minute to himself. He left it all behind, using his given name of Jake Smith to hide out on Lockabee Island. And that worked very well, until his uncle's executive secretary came looking for him, issuing an ultimatum and deadline for his return home. In the process of negotiating his "capture", he found himself fascinated with her. More surprising was that the passion he felt inspired him to start composing again.
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Song of My Heart

Song of My Heart

Barbara Baldwin

Erotica / Romance

It's a game of hidden identities, murder and high stakes poker. The biggest gamble? That love will be the winning hand.Maxwell Grant, federal investigator and master of disguise, feels it's his duty to look after the fairer sex. His resolve is tested, however, when he runs into the independent Abigail O'Brien while searching for a scar-faced thief and killer.Ordinarily he wouldn't give the feisty Harvey House waitress a second thought. But she's wearing a watch around her neck, a watch she won fair and square in a poker game with a scar-faced man. A watch that belonged to Max's missing brother.Inspired by the feminist writings of popular suffragettes of the day, Abigail envisions for herself a life on the concert stage, not subservient to a man. And she has no trouble vocalizing her beliefs, which gets her into no end of trouble from which Max must rescue her.Max proposes she come with him on his mission, intent on protecting her while they look for a man only she...
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Christmas Quilt Anthology

Christmas Quilt Anthology

Barbara Baldwin

Erotica / Romance

The most important parts of the Christmas season are not the presents or the tree, baking or decorations. It's the people—family and friends—who enrich our lives and make the holidays so special.Christmas Quilt is actually a collection of people who will make you laugh and cry, remember and wish, and like good friends, you'll want to visit them every year.You'll meet Billy and Mrs. Clayborne, who have holiday ghosts to deal with; Megan and her siblings, orphaned just before the holiday.There's the children of the coal mining village of Snow and a group of lumberjacks, all of whom learn to believe in magic.Read one mother's need for holiday tradition, letters from friends full of holiday cheer, verses and rhymes about luminaries and Christmas Eve traditions.And meet all the people touched by The Christmas Quilt, made with love for a daughter's holiday wedding, as it appears at Christmas time throughout the century.
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Prospecting for Love

Prospecting for Love

Barbara Baldwin

Erotica / Romance

Take two old prospectors, one modern day writer/photographer, and one handsome, if somewhat absent-minded mine owner and mix them up with an explosion gone awry in the Nevada mining town of Peavine. Add to that a time difference of over 145 years, and the chances for mishaps, mayhem and romance are as abundant as the gold mines scattered in the hills. Prospectors Zeke and Lucky died in 1870, but as ghosts have been challenged to find a way to undo the accident that killed their friend, Jesse Cole. When they spy Ellie wandering around the ghost town of Peavine, they transport her back to a time prior to the accident, but because she knows nothing about that century, they must act as her mentors to keep her from blurting out the truth. Ellie, a thoroughly modern woman, has a hard time coping without a microwave, electricity or other modern conveniences, and she really, really does not want to be in 1870. But then she meets Jesse, the man she must save from an untimely death. His...
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Spinning Through Time

Spinning Through Time

Barbara Baldwin

Erotica / Romance

Jaci Eastman believes only reality can be photographed. So how can she photograph a man who doesn't exist in her time beside a carousel horse that doesn't exist in his? When Jaci is inadvertently drawn through time to 1874 while photographing a restored carousel from that period, she lands at Wildwood horse farm and must reply on the good graces of its owner, Nicholas Westbrooke. Nicholas is a man who likes routine, but Jaci unwittingly shatters his illusions about women, passion and love. She tells stories of flying machines and teaches science to his niece. She's outrageous in her dress, manners and language, and yet he finds her irresistible. Jaci has adjusted to life in the nineteenth century and finds herself falling in love with Nicholas. But when he begins carving the exact horse that transported her through time, will she use it to return to her present, or stay and create a new reality?
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The Lost Knight of Arabia

The Lost Knight of Arabia

Barbara Baldwin

Erotica / Romance

To whoever finds this journal:I started out this rainy November morning in 1988 as an archeology intern uncovering sunken treasure from the Steamboat Arabia, but due to circumstances I don't understand, at the end of the day I found myself on board the Arabia, back in 1856, the year she sank. Thus Brianna begins her journal, finding herself rescued by Jake Worth, a passenger on the Arabia; a man with secrets of his own and no desire to be responsible for another human being. But fate has thrown them together, and while Bri can't explain how she got there, she is fascinated by the fact that she is living the history she has only read about. Bri pulls Jake into the problems of the people on board almost on a daily basis and he reluctantly helps if only to keep her out of trouble. She is attracted to him, but since she wasn't on the original manifest, she fears getting involved will alter history in some way. Yet when Jake comes to her in passion she can't resist her feelings. As...
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