USA Today bestselling author Tawny Weber tops today’s Buffet with A SEAL’s Seduction, a Harlequin Blaze sizzling romance novel first published in paperback in January.

tawnyTawny has been specializing in writing sassy, sexy romances ever since her first Harlequin Blaze hit the shelves in 2007. She’s a fan of Johnny Depp who enjoys cupcakes and color coordination, and she spends a lot of her time shopping for cute shoes, scrapbooking and hanging out on Facebook.

In addition to romance writing, Tawny runs a consulting business out of her home in Northern California, where she lives with her husband and two homeschooled children.

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A SEAL’s Seduction (Harlequin Blaze)

Romance > Contemporary
Author: Tawny Weber
A SEAL's Seduction (Harlequin Blaze)

Subject: Navy SEAL Lieutenant Blake Landon
Current Status: Two weeks of enforced leave
Mission: Distract himself in any way possible
Obstacle: A woman who tempts him to break the rules…including his own!

Navy SEAL Blake Landon (aka “Boy Scout”) knows the rule book inside and out. Checked. Rechecked. But when a mission ends badly, his entire team is ordered on leave. And that’s when Blake sees the tall redhead whose dark eyes suggest that the rules—especially those in bed—are made to be broken.

Scientist Alexia Lane has sex on the brain—partly for work, but mostly because she needs a man who makes her girly parts do the happy dance. Her only no-no? No military dudes. But Blake’s rockin’ bod promises delicious pleasures, and Alexia is halfway to sexual Nirvana before she can find out he’s actually a Navy SEAL.

And where one rule is broken, more are sure to follow….

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No Good Deed

Thrillers > Psychological
Author: M.P. McDonald
No Good Deed: Book One of the Mark Taylor Series (A Psychological Thriller)

Mark Taylor discovers first hand that no good deed goes unpunished when the old camera he found during a freelance job in an Afghanistan bazaar gives him more than great photos. It triggers dreams of disasters. Tragedies that happen exactly as he envisions them. He learns that not only can he see the future, he can change it. Then the unthinkable happened and everyone ignored his frantic warnings. Thousands die. Suddenly, the Feds are pounding on his door and the name they have for Taylor isn’t urban hero. It’s enemy combatant. And, it means they can do anything they want to him. Anything at all.

Mark Taylor is the quintessential reluctant hero. With a camera that snaps photos of the future, he has a day to change the photos–to prevent tragedies from happening. His attempts to prevent 9/11 bring him to the attention of the authorities, but they don’t believe that he was trying to prevent the attacks. Instead, they label him an enemy combatant and lock him in the brig. With the camera gone–taken by the Feds–he must find a way to prove his innocence, but with no trial and no rights, will he ever get the chance?

The Final Winter

Genre Fiction > Horror > Occult
Author: Iain Rob Wright
The Final Winter: An Apocalyptic Horror Novel

 

On the night it begins snowing in every country of the world, an ordinary group of people gather at a rundown English pub. At first they assume the weather is just a random occurrence and nothing to worry about – but as the night goes on, weirder things happen, and they start to realise that something far more sinister is at hand. Something that none of them could ever have imagined.

By the end of the night, not everyone will make it, and those that do will wish they hadn’t.



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The Living And The Dead

Suspense > Horror
Author: Todd Travis, James Schannep
The Living And The Dead

A brilliant biophysicist on the verge of proving there is no life after death discovers, to his horror, that the dead are determined to stop him …

An abused small town boy finds a special friend in the woods next to his trailer, but his friend isn’t like other children and cannot leave the woods, not ever …

A group of determined graduate students seek Bigfoot on a remote Alaskan range seek but discover a monster far more deadly than they ever imagined …

More Than Rivals

Women’s Fiction > Romance
Author: Mary Whitney
More Than Rivals

The night before Lily Robles announces she’s running for Congress, she meets a handsome stranger at a coffee shop. Their chemistry is strong, and not wanting to scare him off, she avoids telling him she’s a local politician. She doesn’t want the night to end–until she realizes he’s one of her opponents in the primary.

Jack Bengston can’t place where he’s seen Lily’s pretty face. He’s taken with her, and he’s sure the feeling is mutual–until she leaves him hanging and without her number.

When Jack and Lily meet again as candidates, California State Senator John Bengston and Sonoma County Supervisor Ursula Robles, they find an awkward romantic encounter is no way to kick-off a campaign, but how do you stop an attraction once it starts?

Foreign Enemies And Traitors

Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
Author: Matthew Bracken
Foreign Enemies And Traitors (The Enemies Trilogy)

Set in the near future in an America that is creeping steadily toward socialist tyranny, in the midst of the second Great Depression.

A year after earthquakes have devastated the Tennessee Valley, survivors are resisting demands by the federal government to relocate to FEMA refugee centers. United States National Guard units have proven ineffective at forcing these survivors out of the earthquake-damaged regions, due to their reluctance to employ deadly force against fellow Americans. As a result, the president has invited so-called foreign peacekeeping battalions to do the work of forcibly relocating the holdouts. The novel follows a small group of determined survivors in their resistance to the foreign enemies, and the American traitors who are their allies.

Revenge of the Mad Scientist

Science Fiction > Steampunk
Author: Lara Nance
Revenge of the Mad Scientist (Book One: Airship Adventure Chronicles)

A steampunk adventure with a hint of romance.

When Lady Arabella Trunkett’s father, the High Lord Minister of Urbannia is kidnapped, all clues point to the mysterious country of Gandiss and the world is thrown into political upheaval.

Arabella is convinced the more sinister nation of Carabarras is to blame, urged on by a mad scientist seeking revenge. So, she sets out on a perilous airship journey across a variety of exotic locales to save him, and halt the potential world war.
But air-pirates, secret assassins and slave traders aren’t her only trials.

Mastering the Leadership Role in Project Management

Management & Leadership > Project Management

Author: Alexander Laufer
Mastering the Leadership Role in Project Management: Practices that Deliver Remarkable Results (FT Press Operations Management)

Project management expert Dr. Alexander Laufer leads an all-star team of practitioners and thought leaders in presenting a powerful project leadership framework. Laufer’s framework addresses the toughest challenges of new product development: large, complex projects composed of many diverse, geographically distributed, and highly interdependent components; organizational change; and repeated and risky tasks.

Laufer reveals core leadership principles that are crucial to successful project leadership in dynamic and complex environments, regardless of industry, project goals, or stakeholders. Then, together with his contributors, he presents eight chapter-length case studies covering exceptionally challenging projects in a wide spectrum of industries and products – from developing missiles to reorganizing companies, building spacecraft and dairy plants to flying solar-powered airplanes.

Claire’s Not-So-Gothic Romance

Religious & Inspirational Fiction > Romance
Author: Bonnie Blythe
Claire's Not-So-Gothic Romance

Claire Parnell, plain, repressed, and broke, falls desperately in love with Sam Murray, the sought-after new guy in town, and must overcome her scheming mother, a badly decorated red room, the enticements of the flesh (albeit scrawny), and Sam’s unsavory past, to claim the same hard-fought happiness as her favorite literary heroine…Jane Eyre.

Fairchild’s Lady

Christian Fiction > Historical
Author: Roseanna M. White
Fairchild's Lady (Culper Ring Series)

Set in the intervening years between Ring of Secrets and Whispers from the Shadows by Roseanna M. White. In 1789 General Isaac Fairchild travels across the Channel on a very special assignment. After surviving the American Revolution, he is now gathering information on life at King Louis XVI’s court. But he must also locate a countess and her grown daughter and escort them back to England before revolution explodes in France. He knows danger is in the task set before him, but when he meets the beautiful Julienne, a new peril beckons him deeper into the intrigue of Versailles.

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The Promise of Stardust

Contemporary Fiction > Women’s Fiction
Author: Priscille Sibley
Regular Price $9.99, Today $1.99
The Promise of Stardust

Priscille Sibley’s The Promise of Stardust is a haunting and unforgettable debut novel about life and death and love, set against a moral dilemma that may leave you questioning your own beliefs.

Matt Beaulieu has loved Elle McClure since he was two years old. Now married and expecting their first child, Elle suffers a fatal accident. To keep the baby alive, Matt goes against his wife’s wishes and keeps his wife on life support. But Matt’s mother thinks that Elle should be euthanized, and she’s ready to fight for what she believes is the right thing.

Trouble in Store: A Novel

Christian Fiction > Historical
Author: Carol Cox
Regular Price $14.99, Today $2.99
Trouble in Store: A Novel

A historical suspense and romance novel set in the Wild West.

Fired from her most recent governess position, Melanie Ross must embrace her last resort: the Arizona mercantile she inherited from her cousin. But Caleb Nelson is positive he inherited the mercantile, and he’s not about to let some obstinate woman with newfangled ideas mess up all he’s worked for. He’s determined to get Melanie married off as soon as possible, and luckily there are plenty of single men in town quite interested in taking her off his hands.

The problem is, Caleb soon realizes he doesn’t want her to marry up with any of them. He’s drawn to Melanie more every day, and he has to admit some of her ideas for the store unexpectedly offer positive results.

But someone doesn’t want the store to succeed, and what used to be just threatening words has escalated into deliberate destruction and lurkers in the night. When a body shows up on the mercantile steps–and the man obviously didn’t die from natural causes–things really get dangerous. Can Melanie and Caleb’s business–and romance–survive the trouble that’s about to come their way?

Into That Forest

Teen & Young Adult > Science Fiction & Fantasy
Author: Louis Nowra
Regular Price $7.99, Today $1.99
Into That Forest

Two girls survive a terrible flood in the Tasmanian bush and are rescued by a pair of Tasmanian tigers who raise them in the wild. Their story of survival is remarkable, as they adapt to the life of the tiger, learning to hunt and to communicate without the use of human language. When they are discovered and returned to civilization, neither can adapt to being fully human after their extraordinary experience. Totally believable, their story will both shock and captivate readers as it explores the animal instincts that lie beneath our civilized veneer.

Carte Blanche: The New James Bond Novel

Thrillers > Spy Stories & Tales of Intrigue
Author: Jeffery Deaver
Regular Price $9.99, Today $1.99
Carte Blanche: The New James Bond Novel (007 James Bond)

James Bond, in his early thirties and already a veteran of the Afghan war, has been recruited to a new organization. Conceived in the post-9/11 world, it operates independent of MI5, MI6 and the Ministry of Defense, its very existence deniable. Its aim: To protect the Realm, by any means necessary.

A Night Action alert calls James Bond away from dinner with a beautiful woman. Headquarters has decrypted an electronic whisper about an attack scheduled for later in the week:

Casualties estimated in the thousands, British interests adversely affected.

And Agent 007 has been given carte blanche to do whatever it takes to fulfill his mission . . .

The Final Piece

Romance > Contemporary > Coming of Age
Author: Maggi Myers
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The Final Piece

Life shouldn’t be about picking up the pieces. Beth Bradshaw has spent her life hiding from her tragic past. From the moment a trusted family friend steals her innocence until the moment another rescues her, she struggles to just survive. Surrounded by the comfort and protection of her extended family, Beth embarks on a journey of healing far from the horrors of her home. In her darkest moments, she meets a boy named Ryan. For one incredible summer, Ryan shows Beth what it’s like to act her own age. To feel free and let go. If only for a while.

Years later, another tragedy threatens to shatter the life Beth has carefully crafted. When faced, yet again, with more pieces to pick up, Beth begins to question what her choices have cost her. Leaving her old life behind, she sets forth on a pilgrimage that will bring her back to the boy she could never forget. He wants to help her pick up the pieces of her life, but is she willing to do what it takes to become whole again?

Die for Me (Revenants)

Teen & Young Adult > Science Fiction & Fantasy
Author: Amy Plum
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Die for Me (Revenants)

My life had always been blissfully, wonderfully normal. But it only took one moment to change everything.

Suddenly, my sister, Georgia, and I were orphans. We put our lives into storage and moved to Paris to live with my grandparents. And I knew my shattered heart, my shattered life, would never feel normal again. Then I met Vincent.

Mysterious, sexy, and unnervingly charming, Vincent Delacroix appeared out of nowhere and swept me off my feet. Just like that, I was in danger of losing my heart all over again. But I was ready to let it happen.

Of course, nothing is ever that easy. Because Vincent is no normal human. He has a terrifying destiny, one that puts his life at risk every day. He also has enemies . . . immortal, murderous enemies who are determined to destroy him and all of his kind.

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