Irish author and playwright Carmel Harrington tops today’s Buffet with her debut novel, Beyond Grace’s Rainbow, a contemporary romance and a must-read for fans of Cecilia Ahern. As one reviewer said, “it will pull you in, make you laugh, and break your heart — in a good way.”

carmelThe book was first released as an eBook and voted “Best Romantic eBook Read” at the Festival of Romance Book Awards in the United Kingdom. It also won “Kindle Book of the Year” by the Peoples Choice Awards in March 2013 and was released as a HarperCollins paperback.

Carmel’s second novel, Sleep of Dreams, was published by HarperImpulse in March 2013. With her husband Roger and two beautiful children Amelia and Nate, Carmel lives a pretty idyllic life in Ireland, full of stories, songs, hide and seek, Mickey Mouse, walks on the beach, tickles, kisses, chocolate treats and most of all abundant love.

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Beyond Grace’s Rainbow

Contemporary Romance
Author: Carmel Harrington
Beyond Grace's Rainbow: HarperImpulse Contemporary Romance

The deeply emotional and poignant story of young single mother Grace Devlin.

When Grace is diagnosed with cancerm her best chance of survival is to find a bone marrow transplant from a family member. Only Grace is adopted and her one previous attempt to connect with her birth mother resulted in bitter disappointment.

But with her young son, Jack, to think about, and the return of her ex Liam, Jack’s father, reminding her of feelings she’d thought she’d buried long ago, Grace refuses to give up hope just yet. With the help of her friends she bravely embarks on a journey of discovery.

This search will bring her from her home in vibrant Dublin to the unspoilt beauty of Wexford where she must unravel a web of lies and deceit that has spanned over thirty years.

With a wonderful cast of supporting characters and plenty of charm, this will have you laughing and crying at the turn of a page.



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With This Kiss

Historical Romance
Author: Victoria Lynne
With This Kiss

 

All eyes feasted on the beautiful flame-haired gambler in London’s most infamous club. But Julia Prentisse was interested only in the rake-turned-recluse whom they now called “The Beast.” She lured him out of the crowded gaming hell to a deserted warehouse, where she made her scandalous offer: If he married her and protected her from her uncle, she would help him capture the arsonist who had ruined his life.

An act of heroism had left Morgan St.James burned, scarred for life, but Julia’s bold gaze lit other fires he had long suppressed. And now this glorious stranger was his bride. But when he tried to claim his husbandly rights, she demanded three months grace—three months to know a stranger’s mind, to touch a stranger’s soul, to go where no woman had ever gone before. Into his heart…

Widow’s Row

Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
Author: Lala Corriere
Widow's Row

Breecie Lemay fears the gun hidden in her father’s staircase is the same weapon that killed her mother. In search of the truth, she’s thrust into a world of her father’s only true legacy… lies.

Warnings become death threats because she knows too much.
She knows nothing.
She can trust no one.

Just Fall (The Fall Series)

Romance > Contemporary
Author: Annica Rossi
Just Fall (The Fall Series)

How far would you go to save everything?

Life hadn’t dealt Lauren St. John a fair hand, yet she considered herself lucky to be living on the majestic shores of Lake Michigan running the business her parents worked their whole lives to create… Until now.

Facing the possibility of losing The Grandview Inn and her relationship with Jake Kennedy, the man she vowed to marry, “Lo” is desperate to hold on. In the middle of her anguish, the unexpected arrival of longtime guests, Tom and Mary Blackwell, seems like a welcome relief, but just when she thinks things couldn’t get any worse, she discovers they’ve brought along an unwelcome ghost from her past. Enter the dangerously seductive Parker Blackwell, renowned poker player and notorious bad boy, with a propensity for kinky sex.

Play With Me (Grover Beach Team, Book 1)

Romantic Comedy
Author: Anna Katmore
Play With Me (Grover Beach Team #1)

Liza Matthews has been in love with her best friend since kindergarten. They’ve done it all, even slept in each other’s bed. But they’ve never kissed. Weeks away from her seventeenth birthday, Liza hopes that soon things would change between them. But when Tony Mitchell comes home after summer soccer camp, his mind is focused on someone else. And worse, that new girl is a soccer player.

Fighting for her love, Liza gets carried away and makes a stupid decision: Without the least bit of talent or passion for the sport, she opts for the co-ed soccer team.

The tryouts are hell, the first match ends bloody, and the morning after the selection party she wakes up in the worst place possible—in the arms of the captain of the soccer team. The hottest guy in school. Ryan Hunter.

A Murder in Mount Moriah (a Reverend Lindsay Harding Mystery)

Mystery > Cozy
Author: Mindy Quigley
A Murder in Mount Moriah (a Reverend Lindsay Harding Mystery)

Reverend Lindsay Harding, a young hospital chaplain in the tiny town of Mount Moriah, North Carolina, just wants to help people. But her eagerness to help draws her into a dark world of secrets and lies when a beloved local Civil War re-enactor is murdered in front of hundreds of on-lookers. As Lindsay races to find the killer and avoid becoming the next victim, she draws upon her courage, her friends, and her own irreverent brand of religion.

All the while Lindsay is torn between her attraction to the hospital’s new doctor, an Apollo in surgical scrubs, and her fractious, flirtatious relationship with the (sort-of) married detective investigating the murder.

When Lindsay threatens to expose century-old sins that shaped the very soul of Mount Moriah, the murderer gets too close for comfort and threatens Lindsay’s chance at a happy ending.

Metal Detecting: A Beginner’s Guide to the Greatest Hobby In the World

Crafts, Hobbies & Home > Antiques & Collectibles
Author: Mark D Smith
Metal Detecting: A Beginner's Guide to Mastering the Greatest Hobby In the World

There is an entire world of buried treasure right under our feet. This book shows you how to claim your share. Over 150 pages of valuable metal detecting information designed to get you out there finding treasure on your very first outing.

Finding treasure with a metal detector is real and doing it is simple and easy once you read this book. There are people finding incredible old coins made from gold and silver, valuable historical relics and old jewelry made from gold, silver and platinum. But you won’t find these great treasures unless you know where and how to look. Metal Detecting: A Beginner’s Guide shows you this and much more.

While this metal detecting book may be geared towards the novice treasure hunter, there are plenty of choice tips that even experienced treasure hunters can pick up. Mark Smith reveals some of his best guarded metal detecting secrets in this metal detecting guide that puts more treasure in your find’s pouch.

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No Turning Back (Kathleen Turner Series, Book 1)

Mystery > Private Investigators
Author: Tiffany Snow
Regularly $9.99, Today $1.99
No Turning Back (The Kathleen Turner Series #1)

Being a bartender by night and law firm runner by day helps make ends meet for Kathleen Turner. Mostly. Being 23 and single in Indianapolis wasn’t exactly a thrilling adventure, but then again, that’s not what Kathleen wanted. At least, not until she met Blane Kirk. Navy SEAL turned high-profile attorney, Blane is everything a woman could want. The only problem? He’s her boss.

Blane is known for playing the field and the last thing Kathleen needs or wants is to get involved with him. But when her friend is murdered and it seems Kathleen will be next, she may not have a choice.

Now Blane is the only thing standing between her and people who want her dead, including assassin-for-hire Kade Dennon. Beautiful but deadly, he’ll kill anyone who gets in his way, even the woman who makes him question everything he’s become.

The deeper she sinks into the web of lies and murder, the more Kathleen realizes she can trust no one if she’s going to survive. No one is innocent. Not even Blane.

Manage Your Day-to-Day: Build Your Routine, Find Your Focus, and Sharpen Your Creative Mind

Business & Investing > Management & Leadership
Author: Jocelyn K. Glei
Regularly $12.99, Today $1.99
Manage Your Day-to-Day: Build Your Routine, Find Your Focus, and Sharpen Your Creative Mind (The 99U Book Series)

Stop doing busywork. Start doing your best work.

Are you over-extended, over-distracted, and overwhelmed? Do you work at a breakneck pace all day, only to find that you haven’t accomplished the most important things on your agenda when you leave the office?

The world has changed and the way we work has to change, too. With wisdom from 20 leading creative minds, Manage Your Day-to-Day will give you a toolkit for tackling the new challenges of a 24/7, always-on workplace.

Cut & Run (A Rachel Scott Adventure)

Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
Author: Traci Hohenstein
Regularly $9.99, Today $2.00
Cut & Run (A Rachel Scott Adventure)

When Matt O’Malley turns up at a truck stop with a nasty concussion and no recollection of what happened to him or his family, investigator Rachel Scott knows she and the Florida Omni Search team have to act fast. Whoever attacked him still has his wife and children, and a gruesome piece of evidence points to deadly possibilities.

While Matt sweats under the scrutiny of the FBI, his shattered memory slowly pieces together disturbing details. Afraid to trust even his brother with this new information, he turns to Rachel, who scours southern Louisiana for clues. Along with retired police detective Red Cooper, Rachel searches everywhere from a voodoo parlor to an eerie Houma swamp, unearthing troubling secrets about the O’Malleys…and a shocking truth behind the disappearance of Rachel’s own daughter.

CyberStorm

Technothrillers
Author: Matthew Mather
Regularly $2.99, Today $0.99
CyberStorm

Sometimes the worst storms aren’t from Mother Nature, and sometimes the worst nightmares aren’t the ones in our heads.

Mike Mitchell, an average New Yorker already struggling to keep his family together, suddenly finds himself fighting just to keep them alive when an increasingly bizarre string of disasters start appearing on the world’s news networks. As the world and cyberworld come crashing down, bending perception and reality, a monster snowstorm cuts New York off from the world, turning it into a wintry tomb where nothing is what it seems…and no one can be trusted…

Marley & Me

Biographies & Memoirs
Author: John Grogan
Regularly $9.99, Today $1.99
Marley & Me

The heartwarming and unforgettable story of a family and the wondrously neurotic dog who taught them what really matters in life.

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