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"A spirited and compulsively readable paranormal-romance."
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A gorgeous psychic. An unwanted betrothal. A tantalizing compromise.
Lady Victoria Hamilton has a supernatural gift, a fiancé, and a guardian angel. She just never expected her protector to be the most dazzling man in England, a devilish scoundrel they call the Blue Bastard. Victoria has agreed to marry for duty, not love, but her unforeseen desire for her mystical angel threatens to destroy not only her plans for the future but the armor surrounding her susceptible heart.
A confirmed scoundrel, a mind reader, and the only man she desires...
Illegitimate son of a viscount and reigning king of London's gossip sheets, Finn Alexander has spent a lifetime hiding his ability to read minds behind charming smiles and wicked behavior. No one knows the real man, and he likes it that way. Until he ...
When your father's the terrorist and wants to kill you,
... The fear never goes away.
The hunt is one second away.
"Follow the bubbles, I tell myself. Bubbles are life... "
Still recovering from a near death experience in Syria, Sonia moves her small family to safety. She leaves them under CIA protection to facilitate and underground medical project for the government.
"But, is her family ever safe?"
... There are spies all around. Eveern h best friend or colleague can be a spy.
See for yourself.
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You'll love this medical thriller because of the mix of love, brutality, hatred and love that makes for an undeniable page turner. You'll be up until dawn.
Sonia Amon Novels - Stories of love, strength, vulnerability and grit.
Dr. Judith Lucci has ridden camels in Egypt, taught healthcare on three continents, consulted with Congress on health policy, cared for patients in Third World countries and impacted thousands of lives.
Getting involved with an angel, especially a half-Fallen one, might not have been Eden's best idea. Still, she never thought a summer fling with Az would end up costing her mortality.
Now, there's no way of telling what will happen when Eden's fingertips graze human skin. The power that builds inside her, Touch, strips away morals and logic. Some people only feel a high; others are overcome by their darkest thoughts.
Worse, word's gotten around that her Touch can kill her own kind, a skill Luke and the Fallen are desperate to harness. The last thing Eden needs is the rumor to spread. Especially since it's true.
With the Fallen closing in, and loyalties in doubt, Eden must rely on the guy who broke her heart to keep it beating. Working with the Upstairs, Az is determined to defeat Luke and win back more than just Eden's loyalty. But Eden will be damned, literally, before she lets him off the hook that easily.
A TOUCH MORTAL is the first book in the dangerously dark and deeply ...
Genre: Fantasy Length: 412 Pages (3,157 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Aug 12th, 2020
Hannah James was just fourteen years old when she witnessed her mother's murder, eleven years later she's moved on with her life. Hannah has a beautiful daughter, a new boyfriend and she's not letting the past get in her way. Until one day the Chief of police tells her that the man who was sent to prison for murdering her mother so many years ago has escaped and is likely coming after her.
Now under the protective custody of Agent Declan Holder, Hannah knows the only way to ensure the safety of her daughter is to expose everything that had been left unspoken about the crime. Will her secrets help them catch a murderer, or is it too late to save her from her past?
"Tanya Anne Crosby writes remarkable love stories." -- New York Times bestselling author, Lisa Kleypas
Merrick Welbourne never anticipated discovering a long-lost twin -- particularly one who'd rob him and leave him for dead on the road. Now living his brother's aristocratic life, he has new trials, tribulations... and temptations, not the least being Chloe Simon, a woman of rare mettle, proud heart, and unprecedented beauty. But she's no easy mark for a perceived highwayman.
Chloe Simon knew Lord Lindale was definitely not himself. After encountering the masked highwayman Hawk left for dead, he seemed... somehow different. Maybe more approachable? Infinitely more... desirable. Entirely too irresistible. In a stolen moment of startling intimacy, he makes her feel like titled nobility. But she was only ever a doctor's daughter, with every reason to steer clear of his very kissable lips.
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• Book 1: Seduced by a Prince
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Will pretending to be in love lead to the real thing?
Frustrated with her lackluster love life, Lauren is determined to make some changes. For years, she's harbored feelings for her friend Elliot, but he seems content to keep her in the friend zone. If only he would see her as a woman and not just a friend...
Max has been hired to paint Lauren's house. But when she laments about Elliot, he offers to help her get Elliot's attention by posing as her pretend boyfriend. As Max and Lauren become closer, the game they're playing starts to feel real. If only she'd look at him the way she looks at Elliot...
In time, Lauren begins to see both Elliot and Max in a different light, and it has her questioning everything. Maybe she and Elliot were never meant to be more than friends. And why does pretending to be in love with Max feel so good?
The Real Thing is book three of the Village of Holly series, a sweet and sexy small-town romance. All three books can be read as standalones, but to ...
Rescued by strangers from a watery grave and given a new identity.
The Phoenix is a stone-cold killer.
An ideal fit for the Olympus Project, a secret organisation fighting injustice.
In the first story in this thriller series, Phoenix meets the five senior Olympians who occupy the Project's HQ at Larcombe Manor. Erebus, the elderly gentleman who started the Project. Athena, his beautiful lieutenant. Minos, Alastor and Thanatos, all of whom have a personal reason to join the cause.
Phoenix receives specialist training from ex-SAS operative, Rusty Scott and has cosmetic surgery to mask his true identity even further. To prove to Erebus he can match the Project's high standards he undertakes three solo missions.
Phoenix demonstrates his ability to exact revenge and right wrongs in his inimitable style. Erebus is content but is concerned whether his protégé can take the final step. Always a loner, can Phoenix work as part of a team to prevent a terrorist attack in Central ...
"Elise Sax will win your heart." -NYT bestselling author Jill Shalvis
Operation Billionaire is a rousing success with one woman married and another engaged. Now, it's high-powered professional Rosalind's turn at catching her billionaire. But Rosalind hasn't set her sights on love. She has less romantic goals. Heading to Bora Bora for a business meeting with her billionaire boss, she's bound and determined to get him to put a ring on it. But her plans are dashed when her plane crashes onto a desert island. Now, she's alone with the irritating guy from Seat 2A, who she wouldn't marry if he was the last man on earth. But now he sort of is the last man on earth... Can these enemies become lovers? Can Rosalind find her happily ever after?
How to Marry the Last Billionaire on Earth is the third book in the hot and hilarious new trilogy by the author of the Matchmaker books.
This is a full-length hot and hilarious novel, perfect for fans of billionaire romance, romantic comedy, and ...
The Valley Of Dreams - A Classical Horror Story
"And above all his memorable epic of the sensitive aesthetic mind, The Valley of Dreams, in which the youthful hero responds to the magic of that ancient Welsh environment which is the author's own, and lives a dream-life in the Roman city of Isca Silurum, now shrunk to the relic-strown village of Caerelon-on-Usk. But the fact remains that his powerful horror-material of the 'nineties ans and earlier nienteen-hundreds stands alone in its class, and marks a distinct epoch in the history of this literary form." Howard Phillips Lovecraft.
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In places where the sun can hide, the darkest betrayals are made.
Violet Gallucci and Kazimir Markovic have grown up in the same city, but on opposite sides of the game they call life -- Violet, an Italian principessa della mafia, and Kaz, a Russian Bratva heir. Lines have been drawn, and they know not to cross them.
Their paths crossed once, a long time ago, but when they meet again, the territory and rules set out by their families that have kept them separated seem to bleed away.
She's more than her last name...
He's more than a Russian...
But secrets from the past -- and the people determined to keep them hidden -- have other plans for Violet and Kaz.
They should be enemies.
It could mean war.
This is just the beginning...
From authors Bethany-Kris (The Chicago War) and London Miller (Volkov Bratva) comes a thrilling, sexy new series -- Seasons of Betrayal. Where the Russians and Italians clash in culture, mafia... and ...
A wealthy couple is brutally murdered in their kitchen. The only witness, their six-year-old daughter goes missing. The child's birth mother is charged with the crime.
Small town lawyer, Cass Leary takes the case that could rip her family apart. Her sister Vangie stands accused in the double homicide of an affluent, Ann Arbor couple. All the physical evidence points to Vangie's guilt and Cass knows she's been keeping secrets. But, is she truly capable of murder?
As Cass digs deeper, dark suspicion grows against her own sister. It's a race against time as the clues pile up against Vangie and the chances of finding her little girl alive dwindle. To find the truth and unmask a killer, Cass will have to risk her reputation and her life.
Silent Witness is the second book in series of high-stakes legal thrillers. If you like blood-pumping action, compelling characters, and twisted crime conspiracies, then you'll love Robin James's page-turning tale.
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She delivers mail by day and solves mysteries by night. But when a hurricane reveals a dead body, will her first case be her last?
Elizabeth "Stitch" Stitchway dreams of becoming a private investigator, but she remains stuck in her mail carrier day job. When a freak hurricane tosses her and her truck into fast-moving waters, a mysterious stranger is her only saving grace. But after a dead body bubbles to the surface, her raw PI instincts aren't sure if her savior is a witness or a suspect...
When Stitch starts to receive letters from her protector, she dives head first into a murder investigation. As she searches for clues, the mystery man asks her for help at the expense of her postal responsibilities. But will trusting the suspect make her the next victim?
The Mailbox is a PI murder mystery filled with clever twists and turns. If you like smart female investigators, puzzling plots, and page-turning surprises, then you'll love Mary Jane Forbes' parcel of thrills.
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This version is differentiaited by 38 brand new illustrations that bring this classic novel back to live.This Version is also annotated with new commetary provided by the editor (makes excellent study guide)Lucy Maud Montgomery's narrative entitled Anne of Green Gables tells the interesting tale of a young orphan named Anne. Reading the novel will give you an insight into people's daily lives back in the late 1800s. Reading the story will also teach you valuable lessons about family, friendship, and honesty. It was intended for audiences of all ages, but it was considered a classic children's novel since halfway the 20th century. Get a Copy Now!!!!!!
When the Original comes, she'll come to thee as three:
The Beacon burning bright. The Shadow hidden from sight. The blighted, damned Knight.
James Pasquino has failed as a man, as a priest, and as a daemon, but he has one last shot at redemption - succeed on a mission to prevent Armageddon. But who would've known protecting one woman would prove so difficult? Or so tempting.
Haunted by a mysterious and powerful evil entity, Lilith Caldwell has always had to live on the fringes of life. So when she comes home for the first time in twenty years and the entity disappears, she's ecstatic -not even the provoking daemon residing in her childhood house can dampen her enthusiasm.
James is one sexy predicament, and she has every intention of pursuing him, daemon or not. For the first time in her life, she thinks things are falling into place... until she realizes the entity she'd thought had gone was only lying in wait, biding its time until she was at her most vulnerable.
When she needs ...
ALONE AND DOOMED AND FAR FROM THE REALM OF MEN!!!
Henri Villiers has fallen off the edge of the world. A sailor following in the trail set by Columbus himself, he finds himself ship wrecked and trapped on an island whose only inhabitants are strange undead creatures. And these monsters are hungry.
ISLAND OF ATROCITY is a tale of courage, survival and the ability of the human condition to return after reaching the breaking point.
It wasn't supposed to happen yet...
... it was too early.
The birth of Ava's firstborn child should have been the best day of her life.
Instead, she has to sit back and watch her daughter fight for every breath she takes, while her fiancé fights for his country in Afghanistan.
As her vulnerability hits an all-time low, she finds comfort in a pair of intense, green eyes. Eyes that belong to her daughter's doctor...
Dr. Ashton Bailey.
She tries to ignore the way her heartbeat quickens each time Ashton is in the same vicinity. She's engaged to be married to another man... he shouldn't be making her pulse race.
But when the pull between the two is so strong, will it be impossible for her to stay away?
As Ava battles with her feelings, she's convinced things can't get any worse... until a shocking revelation blindsides her and threatens to bring her down once and for all.
Ashton's job is to save the lives of tiny babies but can he save Ava... when nobody else can?
It's every parent's worst nightmare!
In the dead of night, a child is taken!
Once again someone in the the tiny village of Kenley has blood on their hands.
Detective Inspector Carla Right is really up against it this time, as she heads up the investigation to find the missing boy before it's too late. But all is not as it seems and soon the case becomes much more complicated than a simple kidnapping.
With the help of Maggie, Tracy and Helen, her fellow Witches of Glory Woods, Carla begins to unravel a complex set of circumstances that will tear one family apart, and leave her gentle village reeling in the aftermath.
Screenwriter Harry Essex claims there are "A thousand ways the desert can kill." According to Auntie Agnes, a local tribal elder, an elusive killer is working hard to make it a thousand and one.
Louie Jacobs, a minor tried as an adult, was convicted of murdering Sacramento Lugo -- his best friend and Auntie Agnes' nephew. There's plenty of evidence that points to Louie, and Louie supposedly confessed. Sacramento's aunt is adamant that Louis didn't do it.
After reviewing Louie Jacob's case, Jessica agrees to try to get it reopened. She and her "Cat Pack" friends are soon caught up in another tricky whodunnit when they discover the main suspect is an illusory figure -- the Cleaner Man. Does such a man even exist, or is he a creature of spirit and imagination? Who else has a reason to want Louie behind bars or dead?
Grab your copy of A Dead Nephew Jessica Huntington Desert Cities Mystery #6 by USA Today and Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author, Anna Celeste Burke.
BOOK THREE in the series: Not even the third time was to be the charm for this murderer. A friend of Masters, a beloved, retired, dying, classical guitarist is the target for murder. In his mansion - curiously - live five of his three former wives; his long time back-up guitarist (and his despicable son); his distant, personal assistant; the charming young chauffeur with a shady past; the cook, and the mysterious prowler. Twists abound in this outing.
Sweeping from the shores of England to Boston on the eve of the American Revolution, this is the emotional and unforgettable story of a tough Royal Navy captain and the beautiful Irish stowaway who teaches him how to love again.
England, 1775: When nobly-born Captain Christian Lord is given command of the Royal Navy frigate HMS Bold Marauder, the disciplined and highly-esteemed English officer never dreams that a crew on the brink of mutiny will be the least of his troubles as he heads to Boston to subdue pirates and rebels. Haunted by nightmares and a tragic past, Christian is loyal to King and Country... never imagining that his gravest danger could come in the form of a beautiful stowaway who secretly plots his destruction. For also onboard is sensuous Irishwoman Deirdre O' Devir... determined to avenge her brother's forced enlistment into the Royal Navy, and now, as near as a whisper to the blackguard responsible. But the best laid plans go awry, and when Deirdre realizes that ...
Rustic Roads - Suspenseful Thriller from the author of The Twelfth of Never and Tetris
Rustic Roads is a suspenseful story about Susan Jessup who travels to a small rural community for a week long vacation in the hopes to put her life back together after a failed relationship. Susan's mother calls her with concern about Susan's stepsister who was on a bike tour of Rustic Roads around the state and headed for their aunts summer home on Half Moon Lake. Susan's decides to go up to Half Moon Lake as she has nothing better to do and it would give her time to decide what to do with the rest of her life.
Susan is swept up into the lives of the local town people and finds herself strongly attracted to a local man who could possibly be involved in her sister's disappearance along with the murder of his own sister. In her quest to uncover who the serial killer is, she puts her own life in jeopardy.
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How much would you sacrifice to save your people? Your freedom, your home... power... love... your life?'
Four lands beneath the sky. A haven of peace, a kingdom of plenty, ravaged islands, and a nation of cruel, dark magic. One will try to devour them all.
Spring brings the ruthless Borrow raiders, their attacks are earlier, more ferocious, more desperate. When Kesta uses her magic to see in the flames who is really behind the raids the Independent islands of the Fulmers seem doomed to fall. Their only hope is to cross the sea to seek the help of the King of Elden and his dangerous sorcerer, the Dark Man; but what price will the king demand for his aid?
Wild Kesta has been raised to be a leader, trusted, loved, with the freedom of her cherished Islands. Can Kesta subdue her fiery nature and work with a man she hates, a man she fears, to stop the evil that will consume their lands and enslave them all?
Trigger warning: This book contains reference to slavery and rape.
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Genre: Fantasy Length: 484 Pages (2,016 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Aug 12th, 2020
A murdered police officer. The thin blue line.
One PI will take on the system to get justice.
For someone who never got along well with the cops, C.T. Ferguson finds himself in a good place.
His relationship with the Baltimore police is as solid as it's been. He and his detective cousin Rich are almost friends.
Then the news comes in: Officer down.
The police quickly arrest a suspect. C.T. wants nothing to do with the case.
You can't always get what you want.
When a vicious assault threatens his life, C.T. must figure out who really killed the murdered officer. It may cost him his life, not to mention his improved relationship with Rich, to find out.
Already Guilty is the fourth novel in the riveting C.T. Ferguson mystery series. You'll love this book because it shows even a wisecracking PI can have conviction, and its price can be high.
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A contemporary twist on WW2 courage, Great read for all, strong female lead, love and romance and nasty Nazis. Based in Channel Islands during the occupation and now.
Unravel the gossamer skeins of genetic memory to find that love can survive.
Willow is 22 an Art student at Glasgow school of Art, brought up in the Channel Island of Jersey by her Russian Jewish Grandmother Katarina. Ever since she was very tiny she has always painted beautiful watercolours, but her black and white drawings are raw and violent and she has no idea where they come from.
When her Grandmother dies Willow becomes her own time portal into a past where she discovers that memories still haunt the present, from pre War Paris through the Nazi occupation of the Channel Islands to the content of her Artwork.
We find that love does survive, that heroism has an impact on the lives of future generations and somehow the ghosts that haunt us can be finally laid to rest once their story has been told.
Euan is a ...
After a shipwreck, Sam and other survivors are left stranded on an island. When the threat rises, Sam and the group must put aside their differences in order to survive and find a way off the island before it's too late.
Sometimes life gives you what you need, even if you don't believe you deserve it.
Kate Daniels wants it all -- a big, crazy life, lots of kids, and an adoring husband. Someday. For now, she'll be happy just to survive her first semester of college. Billy McDonald wants it all, too. Since the day he got his first guitar, he's had one goal -- to prove he's worth something. His dream is so close, he can almost touch it.
Thrown together during a freak snowstorm, Kate and Billy's lives become permanently entwined. On the outside, they have nothing in common, but scars aren't always visible and abuse doesn't always leave a mark. Kate keeps the pain of her past buried, while Billy carries his like a weapon.
In spite of finding love, Billy continues to be haunted by his childhood and tempted by the excesses of the music industry. He struggles to keep his career on track and his inner demons at bay, until one night, he makes a mistake that could cost him everything. Kate may have found her ...
Hooking up with my brother's two best friends was a bad idea.
But when the guy I've crushed on for ages stumbles on my stash of toys, and offers to teach me how much fun they are with a partner, there's no way I'm saying no.
Especially when his boyfriend wants to watch.
It's just a one-time thing, though. Which is good, because I need headspace to focus on the Hollywood costume designer who's trying to scam me and other cosplay designers like me out of our hard-earned money. She's making my life a living hell for exposing her to the internet.
Jax and Grayson offer a tempting distraction by exposing me. In my bedroom. At a company holiday party...
If I can't unravel how I feel about them, and sift through the Hollywood-style legal trouble we've brought crashing down around us, the only things I'll be getting for Christmas are a broken career and a shattered heart.
Other Books By Allyson Lindt
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Genre: Romance Length: 113 Pages (438 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Aug 12th, 2020
A secret guild. Three irresistible guardians. A sinister evil that seeks her power.
Luna has run from the shadows for as long as she can remember. Hiding from the demon that hunted and killed her parents, to capture her and return her to grandfather, Lord of the Serpent Brotherhood. With his heir by his side, he will control the supernatural world with an army of creatures at his command. A power their enemies, The Guild of Shadows, seek to for their owns means.
Thrust into the strange world of the Guild, Luna must train to harness her gifts, face the taunts of her suspicious class mates and decide whether to use her powers for darkness or light. If only she can keep her head in the game, and not let her sexy guardians distract her, she might stand a chance of surviving the darkness that seeks her out.
Find out what lurks in the world of shadows in this thrilling, imaginative and steamy paranormal reverse harem series for fans of True Blood, Buffy the Vampire Slayer and The ...
Nicole, a teenager from Wisconsin, has been left behind in the Rapture. Everyone she loves is gone. Crime has become rampant. Chaos has erupted all over the world. Leaders have disappeared. The stage is set for the Antichrist to step onto the scene. She can no longer stay at home and needs to seek shelter from the coming wars. She befriends others like her, and they band together to survive. Reaching a breaking point, she takes things into her own hands and now has to be on the run from the new world leader's regime. Something she clings to in times of need is the gift that her mother left her, a feather from her guardian angel, Abia. He helps to guide her in her purpose, but cannot offer her comfort in response to her most pressing question - "Why can't I come home now?" Will she press on and fight the good fight, or will she be too weary to fulfill her destiny?
Genre: Fantasy Length: 155 Pages (4,499 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Aug 12th, 2020
In medieval England a traveling witch and her dwarf brother help a small village fight a primitive vampire that lives in a nearby pond. And magic is used for malice. The two travelers find they have to battle a prosperous member of the village, a comely bad witch who makes the town's coffins and shoes, as she seduces as many of the menfolk as she can. All the while the cursed abbey and milldam threaten to collapse; a green man ghost chases a green martyr monk into town from Ireland; druid visions begin to instruct the traveling witch so old legends reenact pre-Celtic history; and the true Goddess appears to assure everyone She understands both sides of the fray.
Nowhere to Run
Madisyn is on the run from the corrupt police officers that killed her husband. Those officers framed him for the corruption in the department. They believe she has the information that her husband collected on their illegal activities. She flees Florida and heads west. Counting on her husband's partner, Matt, to find evidence back in Miami, she waits in Joplin. When she meets her neighbor, Carter, she wonders if her running will ever be over. Will she ever find happiness and love without having to look over her shoulder?
Nowhere to Hide
Carter's twin sister, Chloe, has always thought of Roman as just another brother. After all, he is Carter's best friend and partner at the Joplin Police Department. It was the dance that they shared at Carter's wedding, that made her suddenly aware of him as more than just a second brother. Roman had liked Chloe since the moment he first met her, but she was his partner's sister. That meant she was off-limits. Besides, she probably ...
Tall, dark and handsome.
Walks and talks like an exotic prince.
Also, my fake boyfriend.
It wasn't even my idea to start with.
But when Kris offered to be my date to my sister's wedding how could I say no?
Not only will it make my clingy ex get the memo...
I also get to spend more time with Kris. The foreign man with the thinly-veiled accent who makes my heart skip... not just a beat, but several.
But Kris is only in town for a short while, and I?
I could never catch a prince even in my wildest dreams.
How to Catch a Prince is the first book in the Chester Falls series and features hidden royalty, fake boyfriends, and a small town like no other.
Two people trying to escape from their past.
A young boy who needs a mother.
Can the attraction neither are able to ignore, become the love they both so desperately need?
Dr Zoe Angelos moves to Leytonsfield to take up the post of GP in Dr Dan O'Connor's medical practice. She left Manchester for a new life in the quiet Cheshire town to escape painful memories. Zoe quickly realises that some memories are not so easy to leave behind.
Consultant Cardiologist, Dr Riordan O'Connor, is dedicated to his work and his nine year old son, Tom. He has no time for romantic love. Until, that is, he meets his father's new locum GP.
Can Riordan and Zoe help each other to shake off the tenacious grip of the past, and give love a chance?
Genre: Medical Length: 358 Pages (2,012 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Aug 12th, 2020
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"The plot is masterful, packed full of action, twists, and turns that you just don't see coming." ~ Readers' Favorite, 2016
Cold cases are cold for a reason. And PI Dezeray Jackson hates working them. She has, ever since the murder of her sister. But when the unsolved case of a 13-year-old girl falls into Dez's lap, she can't walk away.
Criminal justice student, Tamara Steele, asks Dez to check into the case. The only thing Dez knows is that the girl stormed from her house, never seen again, until her friends stumbled over her body. With all the leads dried up, and no witnesses, Dez must find a fresh place to start.
The girl's stepfather seems to be a likely candidate. The two argued the night the girl disappeared, but the police couldn't link him to her death. Each of her friends hasn't strayed far from home, so Dez prioritizes interviewing them. When they give different details that don't quite match up with the events surrounding the girl's ...
Genre: African American Length: 225 Pages (3,404 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Aug 12th, 2020
A traumatized virgin. An incorrigible billionaire womanizer. Can they make it work?
Nick O'Hara is, for lack of a better word, a man-wh***. Look in the Urban Dictionary under that word, and his name will no doubt be mentioned. The only qualifications that he looks for in a bed-mate is that the person is hot and breathing. Mainly hot. He has no desire for an emotional connection with another person, and that's the way he lives his life. He has his fabulous wealth and his reputation as a premiere architect, and that's enough for him.
Until Scotty James.
Scotty is a graduate student at Columbia University in New York City. She's broken from traumatic experiences from her years in foster care and living on the streets.
Scotty has a dark secret that has led her to protect herself to the point where, at the age of 23, she has never been on a date. She has never even been kissed.
Yet Scotty has a vulnerability that is intoxicating to Nick, because, deep down, he knows that he is as ...
After the loss of her mother, 23-year-old Talor Gardin is heartbroken. Lonely and struggling with an anxiety disorder, she just wants to finish college so she can get out of her haunted hometown for good.
That is, until Sage Talis shows up.
He's the sexy, shy type with plenty of scandalous secrets - like vampire fangs and a price on his head - but Talor only knows two things: he sings in a rock band, and she's never been so obsessed. Drawn to a man she knows precious little about, even warnings of his dark past can't keep her away.
But when cryptic letters appear on her wrist and reveal a sensual twist of fate, Talor is thrust into a thrilling world where fantastic beasts lurk just below the skin, complete strangers keep calling her a princess, and some vampires don't go for the neck - they go straight for the heart.
Aletheia hasn't been back in New Orleans for very long. Really, she came back so that her friend and mentor, Elijah, could save her baby from the paranormal threat to it. After the ritual, Aletheia begins dreaming Elijah's thoughts and memories. A former Lutheran minister turned temple leader and an eleventh degree member of the Thelemic magickal order, Children of the Voice, Elijah begins working with Aletheia to strengthen, refine and control her abilities. She soon finds herself in a love triangle in which she must choose between Elijah and her cocaine-addicted husband, Edgar. A modern day allegory for Aleister Crowley's relationship with Rose, Aletheia embarks on a long and treacherous journey to discover her true will. (Book 3 in The Collywobbles Chronicles, and the sequel to The Child of Aokigahara.)
Genre: Romance Length: 410 Pages (1,770 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Aug 12th, 2020
The most miserable thing for Cheery Shen was that her sister betrays her and has sex with her boyfriend - John Ye.
Jackson Chu, the most promissing young soldier, was bored with the endless blind dates arranged by his grandfather. To get rid of it, he decided to marry a woman he doesn't love at all.
"John Ye, I can't marry you. But I will marry your uncle! You have to call me Auntie Cherry!"
When destiny brings them together, see what will happen then!
For Alicia Moss, Johana Singleton, Pastor Elijah and First Lady Tierra King, the phrase 'It's a small world' is the truest statement they've ever heard. College graduate, Johana had no idea that applying for a job at Moss Accounting Firm would put her in direct contact with the two people that made her life a living hell. Though Johana tries to keep her distance from the Pastor and First Lady, she soon realizes that based on the secrets she is privy too, that she now has the upper hand. Find out what secrets the Pastor and First Lady are hiding by cracking open book one of this taboo filled two-book series.
Genre: African American Length: 163 Pages (2,378 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Aug 12th, 2020
Whilst on the way to visit her sick mother, Elena loses control of her car after almost hitting a child in the middle of the road. She starts to experience violent and disturbing dreams, flashbacks of her own memories and some that are not. She investigates the story of the missing children, only to receive hostility from the parents. Her own traumatic childhood memories and secrets begin to surface, Elena starts to see connections in local tragedies.Elena returns to the scene of her accident and notices three kites in the skies above the woods. The story unravels as she investigates and comes face to face with the violent and heart-breaking truth.
The scratching at your bedroom door -- what is it? Why do you sometimes find your doll under the bed instead of on the shelf where you left it? And what about the doll you lost - the one you left out in the rain by the old stream where you liked to play in the summer? You went back for it, but it was already gone. Did it fall into the stream and float away? Did the neighbor girl steal it? Or was it simply buried in tall grass and weeds. What if, after all these years, while you are warm under your blankets, reading 3 Tales to Chill Your Bones by the dim moonlight, your forgotten doll is climbing the stairs, dragging an axe behind her? You won't have to wonder long. No, no, dear readers. Snuggle deeper into your blankets, clutch them for dear life. For you will be meeting the DOLLS, very, very soon...
The China Doll -- Sabel Gray has received a very special package from her daddy who is serving over seas in the Navy. She taps on the package wondering what it could be, and is ...
Welcome to New Beam City.
A vast, futuristic city of lights and cutting edge technology. A supercity vibrant with life, human and newly innovated utilization of machines. At its center stands the monolithic Cloud 9 building. The largest super structure of any era, Cloud 9 is the main creator of New Beam City's remedies for the common and the elite alike.
Follow former underground fighter turned inventor, Clain, who embarks on a journey to the city's lowliest of places to the towering heights of Cloud 9. His story begins with a visit from a royal stranger, commotion in the neighboring alley, and a shocking injury that will alter his life forever. A rollercoaster experience through a cyberpunk city featuring a remarkable group of characters, the machinations of a mega corporation, and enough action to fill a two hour movie, this first entry in an exciting new series is a must read for sci-fi, action and anime fans.
Are you ready to "Live your life on Cloud 9, today?"
After his parents divorced and everything he had known had fallen away, it didn't matter if Scott felt he was made for more, he ran. And a terrible purpose pursued him. Now, his only hope is to find connection and community. Can an alcoholic surrogate father, a well-past-his-prime priest, and a brazen humanities professor teach him what it means to be a Scion and give a down-and-out runaway a chance at redemption?
Genre: Fantasy Length: 356 Pages (630 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Aug 12th, 2020
"A delightful romp through the backstory of 'Romeo & Juliet." - Chicago Sun-Times
Cangrande della Scala is everything a man should be. Daring. Charming. Ruthless. To the poet Dante, he is the ideal Renaissance prince - until Dante's son discovers a secret that could be Cangrande's undoing.
Thrust into the betrayal surrounding Verona's prince, Pietro Alighieri must navigate a rivalry that severs a friendship, divides a city, and sparks a feud that will produce Shakespeare's famous star-crossed lovers, Romeo & Juliet.
Based on the plays of William Shakespeare, The Master Of Verona is a sweeping novel of Renaissance Italy. Filled with swashbuckling adventure and unrequited love, this epic journey recalls the best of Bernard Cornwell, Sharon Kay Penman, and Dorothy Dunnett.
"A novel of intricate plot, taut narrative, sharp period detail and beautifully realized characters." - Publishers Weekly
"Intricate plotting, well-staged scenes, and colorful descriptions enhance ...
Genre: British Length: 688 Pages (3,228 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Aug 12th, 2020
Nothing in the Prescotts' eastern, merchant-class lives could prepare them for the sacrifice and hardship of the Alberta frontier.
Charles Prescott is general manager of the prestigious Danbury Hotel and fully expects to become its owner upon old Mr. Danbury's death. But an unforeseen disinheritance forces him to consider alternate means by which to maintain his livelihood and the social comforts expected by his wife, Abigail, and their daughter.
Blinded by impending poverty, he is lured by the promise of prosperity touted for the new towns along the western rail lines, and ensnared by the desire for his own success. But when business does not proceed as intended, he has no option but to consider a surprising source of revenue.
Abigail is drawn to the romantic ideal of nature but is unprepared for the harsh realities of settler life. As her family struggles to improve their station, her chance encounter with an influential investor may switch the track of their lives forever.
When a sharp knock echoes through the house, Charlie and Sophie Wood's lives are changed forever. Strangers appear with a forceful, violent wind that tears the curtains and shatters the windows. Narrowly escaping the attack with the help of a mysterious old man, Charlie and Sophie find themselves suddenly-impossibly-a part of the wind, soaring over the countryside.
On the run, the pair discover the world of Elementals-a wonderful, dangerous place, rich with nature and those who control it. They encounter enemies with the power to wield water, hurl jets of fire, shape the forest, and travel in the wind, as they learn that everyone, good and bad alike, are after their lives. With the help of the old man, a lot of training, and a little of their own cunning, Charlie and Sophie set out to clear their names-and save a world they didn't even know existed.
ELEMENTALS is a middle-grade fantasy story of family, adventure, deception, and the magic of nature.
Newport Beach Seagulls center Zachary Ryan heats things up on the ice... and in the bedroom.
As a blogger for the Newport Beach Seagulls, Harper Crawford is living her dream. She gets to write about her favorite sports team - and get paid for it.
Granted, she wishes she could shove an old jock strap in the smart mouth of new acquisition and cocky bast*rd, Zachary Ryan, but hey, she'll take what she can get.
When she's required to do a character piece on him at a local nightclub, she screams in her pillow. But getting to know the six foot four, two hundred and twenty pounds of solid muscle better, she realizes he's not all that bad.
The minute Zachary Ryan sees Harper Crwaford at Taboo nightclub during a team bonding session dressed in a plaid shirt and converse sneakers, he has to get to know her better.
Except there's a problem from her past that won't go away. Harper has an ex that won't stay in her past - where he belongs.
When Zachary gets involved, things get heated and ...
Duty with Honor... Above All Else.
The year is 1971. With Cold War tensions at their peak, the U.S.S. Farnley has been selected to take part in Operation Marathon, the brainchild of ambitious and unscrupulous one-star Admiral Eickhoff, who sees the dangerous experiment as his stepping stone to greater power and national prestige. The World War Two-era destroyer -- with her outdated technology, low crew morale, and mentally unstable captain -- would be an ideal component of the Admiral's experiment due to her chief characteristic: her expendability.
Failure, however, is not an option for the new Engineering Officer Lee. His enthusiastic faith in the viability of the aged vessel and his dedication to duty with honor puts him at immediate odds with soon-to-retire Chief Petty Officer Ross, while ultimately inspiring his fellow crewmen to help return the Farnley to fighting form. But their dedicated efforts are creating a powerful and unforgiving enemy -- and when unexpected catastrophe ...
Maya Burke digs up an old journal buried in her backyard and is shocked to learn that it was written specifically for her. It's a plan for a spiritual journey. As she explores its teachings, she is catapulted onto a cross-country adventure, and is swept up into a world of visions, energy vortexes, secret government programs, and a spiritual underground that is trying to change the world. Waking Maya is a thrilling, wisdom-packed quest to understand the deepest principles of our reality.
"Maids, Wives, and Bachelors" by Amelia E. Barr. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten?or yet undiscovered gems?of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.
Genre: Classics Length: 187 Pages (1,837 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Aug 12th, 2020
Retired attorney Allen Smith lives in poverty. Despite being in a lucrative profession, he completely missed the gravy train.
When he inadvertently becomes the key witness in a New York City criminal syndicate's money laundering scheme, Allen disguises himself and flees for his life, winding up in Los Angeles.
If Allen believed that his former life was the pits, wait until he learns what it's like to be a penniless fugitive lawyer panhandling on the mean streets of LA.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Durward Garbage is a pen name of an obscure Canadian author and retired lawyer named Donald W. Desaulniers who has written more than sixty novels under his real name. Donald has now published six short novels under the pen name Durward Garbage.
A man without conscience with a need to kill. A woman with a need to love regardless of the consequences. Families at their worst.
We are who they make us, we are a product of our upbringing or are we? The complexity of family life coupled with the journey of pathological murderer.
As a young man Zach Roper dreamed of becoming a professional golfer and he might even have had the talent to make the grade, but any early marriage and children sent him in a different direction. He became a cop, pounding a beat at first, then graduating to detective work. He learned to be a damned good detective and prided himself in his work. Then came retirement and, at age 50, he decided to take a whack at making the PGA's Championship Tour. He knows it's a long shot, but he has to see if he can cut it. There's nothing to hold him now... divorced, children grown... nothing to keep him from focusing on golf, golf, golf... nothing except murder, sexual stalking, embezzlement, international intrugue, and other general nastiness. He can hardly find his way to the green without finding a body or a complicated crime to be solved. Who knew the genteel world of the Country Club set could be so dangerous? He should keep his mouth shut. Nobody knows of his background as a sleuth. They think ...
"I'M THE BEST THING THAT EVER HAPPENED to Hope Richardson. She was Hope Meyers before we married five months ago. Up until meeting me, my wife admitted that she'd given up on finding a good man."
Habitual cheater , Xavier Richardson, likes his women naive, subservient, and plus-size. Hope Richardson, his wife of five months is all of the above in addition to being a homebody who's self-conscious about her weight; something Xavier takes full advantage of. After attending her husband's class reunion, Hope forms a friendship with socialite and social media influencer, Vivica Love, who's happens to be an old high school nemesis of Xavier's. As a result, Hope's self-esteem flourishes and is evident in an inner and outer transformation, something her husband isn't too supportive of. When one of Xavier's past affairs comes back to haunt him, he's forced to face his demons and insecurities in a fight to repair his marriage.
Genre: African American Length: 196 Pages (1,346 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Aug 12th, 2020
"Oh wow. It's been hard to find a contemporary novel idea that hit me so hard. This novel reaches into depths seldom traveled by others, issues surrounding mental health, but beyond just the outsider aspect. This author masterfully drags your psyche down with her characters. She shocks and awes with her plot and the thoughts she makes you privy to devour your sanity slowly so you don't even realize what is happening anymore." -Amanda Bedingfield, Amazon reviewer
There's a thin line between devotion and obsession...
Tormented young Damian suffers at the hands of his sinister and abusive family. His saving grace comes in the sweet and innocent Rayna -- the light in his dark world. Rayna fills an emptiness Damian never knew existed. Together, the children must commit the unthinkable to survive the evil that is meant to protect them.
But that was then...
This is now...
Damian and Rayna fight different demons as they attempt to forge a path of normalcy in adulthood. When Rayna ...
FREE KINDLE READ: August 11-14, 2020! A corpse in Shubert Alley with a sinister note pinned to its lapel. The opening of a laughable Broadway musical featuring young lovers on the run from the mob, who take refuge in pay toilet stalls in Grand Central Station. And a bunch of kooks with blackmail on their mind and a crazy scheme to blow up Broadway unless they get the secret missile launch codes they're after. Mix them together and what do you get - an hilarious and memorable combination murder mystery, love story, and satire of the Great White Way. It's the opening night of Pay Toilets, A Sentimental Journey.Good seats are still available, but you better hurry - at any moment Broadway, in all its legendary glory, may come burning to the ground.
When his classic Pontiac is abducted by a deity who lives in the depths of Lake Michigan, Petronius Jablonski is offered Enlightenment in compensation. To obtain it he must decipher the coded features of an odyssey. He neglects to share these minor details with his longsuffering girlfriend, Sandy, who accompanies him. Home-schooled by an eccentric father, Petronius holds the modern world in contempt, the demise of polytheism and eighteenth century English in general, the plague of democracy and "internets" in particular.
Despairing of his ability to understand the journey and rarely paying attention, he engages the Reader's assistance. His propensity for digressions complicates the search for a solution while making a mockery of first person narration. He anticipates absurd questions and adds chapters in response, he accuses the Reader of being smitten with Sandy and makes her less attractive, and he revolutionizes Philosophy by superseding Occam's overrated Razor and Plato's ...
Joe goes to work as a carnie for a week and meets worldly carnies: Carlos, a young man looking for trouble; Lady Fortuna, a guilt ridden old fortune teller; Pinda, a self assured young woman he thinks he might want to run off to see the world with; and Miss Toulon, who decided where to place the glass maze having been told in no uncertain terms by loud voices in her head. But Lisa, who has also just graduated from Joe's high school, shows up. She's no longer a shy stranger and Joe falls for her too, even though choosing her would mean staying on the farm. Strange things happen and there are rumors that the glass maze is haunted and evil. Furthermore, it has plans to free itself, even if it means taking down the whole carnival-and Joe's life-with it.
It has been ten years since Jennifer, Roberta, Brooke and Clarissa have hung out. Meeting at their high school reunion, they discuss the circumstances behind the mysterious death of Amy, their classmate whose murder remains unsolved..When each of the women realize that each of them knows something secret about Amy's past, they begin putting the pieces together to find the killer... even if it may be one of their own...
There have been 45 U.S. presidents. That's a lot! But do you know what there aren't a lot of? People who have memorized all the presidents of the United States! But if you like U.S. presidents facts and want to be one of the few people who have memorized each and every U.S. president, there's an easy way to make that happen.
Take a look at this revised version!
Have you ever wanted to memorize all the U.S. presidents? Does it seem too hard? It stands to reason. For starting with Washington and learning the others by rote memorization won't wash. And it isn't a ton of fun either. But there's a better way! In YOU CAN MEMORIZE ALL THE U.S. PRESIDENTS, a fun poem has all forty-five U.S. presidents. And it rhymes to boot! Along with the poem, there are fun quizzes as well. So if you've been hard pressed to make a dent in memorizing all the U.S. presidents, don't veto this chance to fill the bill!
Here's how it begins:
Imagine names inside a mix!
We'll add them one by one.
Repeat this ...
In the far future, humankind has left a destroyed Earth behind. No one misses the Earth; it's location a mystery and its existence beginning to be considered a myth. Until rumours spread that something unbelievable, miraculous and valuable beyond compare is there. Those in charge want it, and an official mission to recover the Kamilifu mtoto of legend is launched, but they are not the only ones in the hunt. Criminals, mercenaries and hired killers converge on the dead home world. But is Earth as dead as they think? And are humans the only one searching?
Aletheia is a melancholy goth living in New Orleans. Her dark moods have been her constant companion for as long as she can remember, but never more so than when her good friend and fellow tarot reader is murdered by the serial killer ravaging Jackson Square. The third in a string of murders, the supernatural killer creates gruesome tableaus, carving astrological symbols into the victims' chests and leaving tarot cards in their hands. In the wake of her friend's murder comes Martin, the unconventional detective with Santeria tattoos on his arms; Lilly, an eccentric and detached tarot reader with a propensity for saying unusual and vaguely prophetic things, and Edgar, the emotionally needy drug dealer that's infatuated with Aletheia. Employing occult knowledge, intuition and tarot cards, they each try to solve the murders as the killings pile up amidst a complex web of social relationships.
Leaving a dying Earth behind them, the remnants of humanity head towards their new home on a distant planet.
However, they never reach it, instead crash landing on a barren and hostile planet that no human was ever meant to survive on. With no water, and no hope, they must find a way to keep the human race alive in the wastelands of Icarus.
Mackenzie Miller leaves behind the only life she knows to join the Diviners in their search for water, wandering directly into the greatest dangers Icarus can offer.
There's more to worry about on Icarus than just dehydration. When Mackenzie learns what truly lurks in the deserts, dying of thirst is the least of her concerns.
For fans of Cussler and Crichton comes a thrilling fight for survival in the uncharted jungle...
A deadly carnivorous insect.
A scientific expedition trapped in the remote Brazilian rainforest.
One horror filled night.
Entomologist Howard Duncan has a generous grant and a wealthy lover. Now he's on the verge of a find in the Brazilian rainforest that will reenergize his career: the rarely sighted reptilus blaberus, an insect like no other.
But something has changed - nature has started producing an antidote to the fungal infection that previously held the insect population in check. Skeletons provide Duncan and his team with an ominous first clue about the potential consequences.
And as the hunters become the hunted, the team must fight for their lives if they want to survive the terror-filled night.
American Troy has one ambition in life, to be an international hitman, so when he gets the chance to work for veteran assassin, Rickardo Hanratty, he can hardly believe his luck. But Hanratty, also known as The Big Shilling, turns out to be the strangest of mentors.
Tasked with killing a Russian oligarch on the island of Cyprus, American Troy innocently believes the hit will be like some uber-cool crime movie, but he quickly finds himself in a different kind of picture entirely - a horror movie - with his mentor, The Big Shilling, cast as the monster.
If he's going to escape Cyprus alive, Troy realises that he has to make himself indispensable. That's when he remembers The Big Shilling's weird mantra - 'believing is seeing.'
As Shilling explains: if he wants to escape from the island, American Troy must imagine that he already has.
The Killing House is the first book in The Big Shilling Trilogy.
What would you get if you combined 1984, Blade Runner, and Brazil, and added a sprinkling of wry humor to lighten the darkness a bit? It would be my latest book, The Shapiro Matrix. It stands on its own as a look at a dystopian near future in an America where all freedoms have been taken away by the government in the name of progress, replaced by computer algorithms that control everyone's life.
The Constitution has been sequestered, and the legal system has been relegated to filing a 3 x 5 card and waiting for the algorithm to generate a person's fate. All cars have been confiscated by the government, replaced by a system of independent, self-driven vehicles, known as the "mainline." People are charged a tax for breathing, because they emit CO2, contrary to the government's phony Big Change. The tax, and the money realized by the forced sale of all personal vehicles pays for the mainline operation and other government self-indulgences, enjoyed by the ruling elite. There is very ...
Genre: Political Length: 197 Pages (1,611 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Aug 12th, 2020
A brand new action-packed Western adventure series from acclaimed author Scotty V. Casper has arrived! Kid Utah rides the trail of vengeance with a gun in his hand true grit in his heart!
When a married couple travelling through Mushroom Valley are attacked by an Apache raiding party and a beloved husband is killed, bereaved wife Amanda swears vengeance. She meets up with Bryan Kohler, a bounty hunter known as Kid Utah because of his skill with a Colt .45. Bryan and Amanda form a bond to seek out and kill the hated Apaches, but at first it isn't an easy relationship -- -they are like vinegar and oil. Regardless, they set out on an extraordinary journey of reprisal that takes them down through Utah's beautiful central desert and into the hauntingly beautiful red rock country of southeastern Utah.
Murder in Mushroom Valley is set in central Utah in a place currently known as Goblin Valley. It's a place where Mother Nature must have gone insane because the landscape is filled with ...
When Thomas Delany moves to a quiet coastal town in the south-west of England, he is looking to escape his stressful life as a judge, but also fallout from the unfortunate Hampstead Heath public convenience debacle. Tom falls in with three local characters and finds friendship of a type he didn't even know existed. Each day in the Town, in spite of being much like the one before, offers entertainment and satisfaction.
The Town is a light-hearted comedy of human behaviour and an unashamedly nostalgic journey into a place and time that never quite existed and yet we all miss. A time when life was simpler, slower and there was always time to stop and chat. Always time for a beer and ploughman's lunch. A time when entertainment was found in everyday life and the eccentricities of other people. But even in this hidden corner of yesteryear a little intrigue and mystery occasionally intrudes.
"Just finished 'The Town' and I have to say it's the ...
Recovery is a hard thing to do when the person who has made an attempt on your life is still after you, and Natasha has to come to terms with her actions while accepting their outcome. Meanwhile, her family isn't out of the danger of being guilty by association. When life expectancy has little hope, God shows His powerhouse of might and sheds light at the end of the tunnel, but not before a rescue effort goes horribly wrong, leaving those involved at the mercy of twelve.
Genre: Drama & Plays Length: 110 Pages (405 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Aug 12th, 2020
Discover summer love with this new sweet romance novella from author Lauren Clark!
Amber Perry lives for her job as a junior advertising executive. When she's given a chance to pitch a fantastic new product line, Amber's convinced she can win the account. But the last person she expects to see in the Big Splash agency boardroom is the first guy to break her heart.
Five years ago, Kurt Stevens left St. Simons Island after a devastating break up. Now, he's back to show everyone he's made it. But the soon-to-be CEO of All Star Energy gets more than he bargained for when the impulsive, feisty, and beautiful Amber makes him an offer he can't refuse.
When the pair is forced to team up on the energy drink launch, will this opposites-attract romance spark deeper feelings or burst into flames?
Find out in the new summer romance from author Lauren Clark!
Note: All the books in the Golden Isles series are standalone, happily-ever-after romances and can be read independently. Readers can ...
Brandon Reed had always been into the strange and paranormal, he was eager to get the answers to the most ludicrous questions in life. Joined by his brother, a few other classmates and their teacher Mr. Blake, they are the West Jefferson High Paranormal Pioneers. An after-school club formed for those who wish to indulge in the mysteries surrounding folklore and legends. Their current topic is the story of Sarah Onyx, a convicted witch from the 1700s. As a treat to help quench his own thirst for mystery and answers, Mr. Blake decides to take his students to Ramsey Springs, Mississippi. There a curse is said to be cast upon the town by Sarah Onyx herself in response to the townspeople's attempt on her life. Brandon and his fellow club members wind up digging too deep and find themselves overwhelmed by the power of the witch. When lives start to be taken away Brandon must take it upon himself to lead his friends safely out of Ramsey Springs before they all become tallies on the Onyx ...
Luisa Villareal has worked her entire life to find a place in academia. Her love of Shakespeare has driven her, since middle school, to higher and higher levels of scholarship. Now, in April 2014, she finally has her chance to make it at an Ivy League institution. After convincing a renowned association and her university, Assistant Professor Villareal prepares to host the association's annual Shakespeare symposium. Moreover, 2014 marks the four-hundred and fiftieth anniversary of Shakespeare's birth and death, giving the event added mystique.
However, on the morning of the symposium's opening day, the body of a young woman is discovered drowned in the university's arboretum. But, more than that, the murderer has left a garland of flowers around her neck. A chance encounter with an employee familiar with the situation leads Villareal to conclude that this is no random act of violence, realizing that the flowers around the young woman's neck are a clear symbol from one of ...
Home is where the heart resides. No matter how far you travel, the ones you love will always lead you back home.
The Island of Mists series continues as Ilona, granddaughter of Yvaine, suddenly finds herself on a journey, a voyage of spirit and determination. She is the voyager beyond the mists.
After finding a bloodied cloak in the nearby forest, Ilona's mother, Gweneth, accuses her of murder. Shattered by her mother's anger, Ilona leaves the island in search of answers and to find her sister, Ione. Determined to discover what happened, no matter the consequence, Ilona ventures into the world beyond, just as her grandmother once did. Days after leaving the island, Ilona discovers that she is not alone. An island boy named Tolli, although he and Ilona had never spoken and had never been formally introduced, followed her into the outside world, concerned that she was unprepared and certain that her chances of finding Ione were better with him at her side.
Ilona's journey takes her ...
Genre: Fantasy Length: 332 Pages (1,027 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Aug 12th, 2020
Announcing a new Mountain Man saga featuring reader favorite Nate Grisham
The War of 1812 is over, but tensions between England and the U.S. simmer. Political intrigues and divided loyalties lurk within the dark corners of America's capital. Barnshill, an English-born spy for the U.S. has plans for bright political future, and fierce White House aspirations.
But those ambitions bring him in conflict with wealthy and powerful enemies. Men that aim to destroy Barnshill at any cost. When his opposition hires assassins, Barnshill flees to the western frontier as an 'agent' of the American Fur Company. Not an ideal cover, but perhaps his only chance to disappear, at least for long enough to set in his political plans in motion.
With killers on his trail, he is lucky to befriend some turn mountain men, men with integrity and grit; Blade Williams, One-Eyed Jack, Nate Grisham, as well as braves Fire Eyes and Eagle. With the help of these stalwart heroes, Barnshill stakes his survival on ...
Modern England collides with the Elizabethan Era in this exciting international murder mystery and historical suspense thriller. Successful author MARK VINET presents his sophomore novel "The Dead Letter", an intelligently crafted page-turner about family, greed and intrigue. Embark on an incredible journey from NYC's Central Park to the United Kingdom in the search for the contents of... the Dead Letter. American investigator David Wade and his global team of fascinating experts, Denary, criss-cross the British crown cities of London, Cambridge, Oxford and Stratford-upon-Avon on a dangerous mission to solve a Shakespearean enigma amidst controversy, violence, betrayal and deception. Beautiful fashion designer Julia Cartier is again caught up in the action and determined to help unlock the ancient Tudor secret. This fast-paced adventure turns back the clock to the year 1603 -- a world in the midst of radical change -- a Reformation in faith, ideas, literature, and fashion, led by the ...
My poems involve everyone without any exception. We never know why, how, and when we were born. Everything we do now is more or less taught to us. The search within involves getting back to our origin and an attempt to find answers to the questions we inherently possess in our conscience. What better than poetry can provide a clue? Rediscovering our self can be a wonderful journey. It is the same story but unique to each individual. There are so many realms to poetry, but what strikes me is the 'Here & Now' element. This is truly the most joyous experience of our being. I have tried to share some of these moments here in this book.
Forced to pay for a crime she didn't commit and sold into slavery to be traded like an animal, Gabriella must fight to survive in a cruel world of another's making. Her courage may win her freedom, but will she understand that freedom comes not from the release of shackles, but with forgiveness?
Evan Blyth reunites with Jabir and Johanna in a daring attempt to free his sister and set mistakes of the past right. However, none of them expect the far reaching ripples of their actions will forever change the course of their lives.
Sequel to the award winning: Grasping Destiny.
Genre: Fantasy Length: 454 Pages (3,744 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Aug 12th, 2020
The Doe family of rural Georgia didn't notice when The Great Depression began in 1929. It didn't make them poorer because they already had nothing. But there are things worse than nothing. One rainy night, young Rep, age fifteen, decided he'd been beaten for the last time by his alcoholic sharecropper daddy. He waited until the old man was passed out drunk and everybody else was asleep. Then he grabbed a piece of salt pork and lit out.
When the sun came up he was miles away, walking north. Which he did for the next four years. Avoiding people. Sleeping in the woods. Living on fish and squirrels, working now and then on small farms for room and board. One winter he worked on a logging crew. He survived. Without knowing it, he became a man.
The year he was twenty, it was turning cold and harvest work was over. Rep needed to find a place to spend the winter. So he came to Shoal Creek Farm, the biggest spread on that stretch of the Chattahoochee River, owned by violent bootlegger Red ...