New York Times bestselling author Christie Craig tops today’s Buffet with Weddings Can Be Murder, which first appeared as a paperback in 2008.
Christie, an Alabama native, is also a motivational speaker and writing teacher. She currently hangs her hat in Texas and her romance fiction is widely acclaimed for combining witty humor and heartfelt emotions with a suspenseful, sexy tone.
Christie also writes as Young-Adult author C. C. Hunter, and she’s a NYT bestselling author in that genre too. As if that wasn’t enough, Christie also writes romance-flavored non-fiction with Faye Hughes, including The Everything Guide To Writing A Romance Novel and Wild, Wicked and Wanton: 101 Ways to Love Like You Are in a Romance Novel, a humorous self-help relationship book.
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Weddings Can Be Murder
Author: Christie Craig
Till Deaths Do You Part . . .
Katie Ray was about to marry a man she didn’t love—and who didn’t love her. Even losing her $8,000 engagement ring wasn’t enough of a sign to call things off. What did it take? Being locked in the closet with a sexy PI, and being witness to murder.
. . . Or They Bring You Together
Carl Hades hardly wanted to be shackled with another man’s soon-to-be-wife, especially when the gorgeous redhead stirred emotions he’d avoided for years. He’d been hired by an elite Houston wedding planner to investigate some missing brides. When those brides turned up dead, Carl saw where the whole situation was headed: just like Katie’s wedding ring and her ceremony, right down the toilet. Because, while Katie was suddenly and delightfully available, he had a feeling she was next in line to die. And before he could ask her to say “I do,” he had to know who would say “I did it.”
Quick and Easy Weeknight Meals For 2
Cookbooks, Food & Wine > Quick & Easy
Author: Angelina Dylon
Enjoy a dinner date with your partner every night with these delicious meals!
Weeknights meals are indeed special. It is the time when you are your partner gets time, after a long day at work, to exchange anecdotes and tell each other about your day. Going out or ordering food every night is not an option because no matter how delicious the food is, it is definitely going to burn a hole in your pocket.
This is the reason why we have compiled for you some quick and easy dinner recipes that you can prepare in no time. Not only will this give you an
opportunity to eat in the peace of your home but it will also allow you the satisfaction of cooking for your spouse. In this book you will find:
- Simple recipes that are easy to prepare and delicious in taste.
- Nutritional information to help you stay healthy and eat well at the same time.
- Cooking time so that you can plan your day ahead of time.
- It includes seafood, chicken, beef, and pasta recipes so that you can cook what you are craving for.
The Coveted (The Unearthly)
Horror > Dark Fantasy
Author: Laura Thalassa
When a body shows up near Peel Academy, all signs indicate the killer is a vampire. Ravaged throat, body drained of blood. At least that’s all it appears to be when the Politia, the supernatural police force, assigns Gabrielle to the case. Now it’s Gabrielle’s job to figure out who did it.
But after a second body turns up with the same lethal wounds, it’s clear that a serial killer is stalking the island. The murders have compromised the truce between the Politia and vampires, and as long as the killer roams free, it is in danger of dissolving. If that happens, no vampire is safe from persecution, not even Gabrielle.
Now Gabrielle must team up with Andre, her soulmate and the one person she’s tried to stay away from, to investigate the murders before the truce dissolves. And keeping her distance is proving to be impossible.
Nora Roberts Land (Dare Valley Series)
Romance > New Adult & College
Author: Ava Miles
Journalist Meredith Hale’s ex-husband claimed her Nora Roberts addiction gave her unrealistic expectations about marriage, and she believed him. All dreams of happily ever after—or Nora Roberts Land as her mother calls it—went up in smoke. But when her family asks her to temporarily help their Dare Valley, Colorado newspaper, she decides it’s time to change her life and prove her ex wrong. She’s determined to find her own small-town Nora Roberts hero, prove that true love exists, and publish a story about her quest.
War correspondent Tanner McBride has just returned stateside to work for a major newspaper, and the last thing he expects is blackmail. Yet, before he can even unpack, he’s headed to Colorado. His assignment? Make his boss’s ex-wife fall for him and then break her heart. Her article about discovering love à la Nora might air dirty laundry about her marriage to the media mogul, threatening his senate run. The mogul wants Meredith stopped, and he makes sure Tanner has no choice in the matter.
When the two meet, the sparks between them are undeniable. Meredith, who vowed never to date another journalist, begins to succumb. Could Tanner be her Nora Roberts hero? As they work together to uncover the truth behind a suspicious death, the depth of their feelings unfolds and both realize they’ve kept their secrets for far too long. But before the truth can be revealed, their investigation takes a deadly turn, one that might make Meredith’s personal Nora Roberts Land go up in flames.
It Was You (Abby & West #1)
Romance > New Adult & College
Author: Anna Cruise
Abby Sellers knows what she wants.
Enduring eighteen years in the shadow of her identical twin sister, Annika, she wants a fresh start. A chance to create her own life, separate from her conniving, deceptive twin.
Surprising both her family and friends, Abby ditches her plans for college and enrolls at a new school instead. There, she encounters West Montgomery, a sexy fellow student who immediately disarms her with his good looks and charm. West takes a liking to Abby and she suddenly finds herself walking a thin line, fabricating a fictional life created not by lies but by omission. She soon discovers West has secrets of his own, secrets that he’s not altogether interested in sharing.
Out from under the shadow of her twin, Abby’s life—and her relationship with West—blossoms. When Abby leaves town one weekend, something unthinkable happens and her relationship with West is shattered. Reeling from the discovery, Abby fears all of her plans have backfired and she’s created a mess for both of them, a mess that no one can clean up.
SEO Made Simple: Strategies for Dominating the World’s Largest Search Engine
Internet & Web Culture > Search Engine Optimization
Author: Michael Fleischner
Updated and expanded with the latest information on search engine optimization (SEO) and including more than 25 new pages of proven search engine optimization techniques that address the changing landscape of search engine optimization. SEO Made Simple is today’s top-selling search engine optimization guide for good reason. Learn from leading Webmaster Michael H. Fleischner the specific SEO techniques that deliver top rankings in less than 30 days.
Whether you’re a search engine optimization expert or new to website rankings, the techniques revealed in SEO Made Simple will give you everything you need to dominate Google and other leading search engines. Generate tons of traffic to your website absolutely FREE with top search engine placement on Google, Yahoo! and Bing. SEO Made Simple has helped more individuals than another other search engine optimization guide ever printed to achieve top rankings for even the most competitive keywords.
This guide has been updated with the latest SEO advice on social media, Google Places, and even a step-by-step link building process that has already produced top results for some of the most sought after keywords.
The Wrong Girl (The 1st Freak House Trilogy)
Historical Romance > Victorian
Author: C.J. Archer
It’s customary for Gothic romance novels to include a mysterious girl locked in the attic. Hannah Smith just wishes she wasn’t that girl. As a narcoleptic and the companion to an earl’s daughter with a strange affliction of her own, Hannah knows she’s lucky to have a roof over her head and food in her belly when so many orphans starve on the streets. Yet freedom is something Hannah longs for. She did not, however, want her freedom to arrive in the form of kidnapping.
Taken by handsome Jack Langley to a place known as Freak House, she finds herself under the same roof as a mad scientist, his niece, a mute servant and Jack, a fire starter with a mysterious past. They assure Hannah she is not a prisoner and that they want to help her. The problem is, they think she’s the earl’s daughter. What will they do when they discover they took the wrong girl?
The Work of Christ: What the Events of Jesus’ Life Mean for You
Religion & Spirituality
Author: R. C. Sproul
“The work of Jesus reveals to us who He is. The work and the person may be distinguished but never separated.”
—Dr. R. C. Sproul
Most Christians recognize the importance of Christ’s death and resurrection. But how many of us understand the theological significance of Jesus’ actions before and after the Crucifixion? In The Work of Christ, Dr. R. C. Sproul looks at every aspect of Jesus’ life and work, addressing such life-changing topics as:
- Why Jesus’ baptism is relevant for our salvation
- The similarities and differences between the temptation of the first Adam and the temptation of Jesus, the “second Adam”
- How God uses song to celebrate his redemptive acts
- Why the Last Supper marks the beginning of a greater exodus than that of the Old Testament
- How Jesus’ death and resurrection are grounded in the eternal covenant among the persons of the Trinity
- Why Jesus’ ascension makes a difference in our lives today
- What we know and don’t know about Jesus’ return
Morgan Barker, the lead character of Non Friction and brilliant author of Our Story, has all but recovered from the heartache caused by Emma. But when his company’s accounting firm sends Hope to inquire about some suspicious account practices, Morgan is reminded of the beautiful story he created. He is reminded because Hope has a different version of Our Story than the unpublished, never-seen-before version that Morgan created. Read more about Olivia and Oliver’s ongoing and difficult love affair, their secret moments and the struggle that kept them apart for so long.
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Relax and Renew: Restful Yoga for Stressful Times
Self-Help > Stress Management
Author: Judith Hanson Lasater
Regularly $23.75, Today $2.74
Experience the rest of your life with restorative yoga, the supported poses and breathing practices that will help you heal the effects of chronic stress. In Relax and Renew, the first book exclusively devoted to this work, you’ll find:
- in-depth guidance in Basic Relaxation Pose (Savasana), the heart of restorative practice, as well as the Centering Breath
- a general restorative sequence that explores backbends, an inverted posture, a twist, cooling forward bends, and a variation of Basic Relaxation Pose (Savasana)
- sequences for busy days, including a fifteen-minute practice, yoga at your desk, and the Totally Invisible Relaxation
- programs for back pain, headaches, insomnia, jet lag, and breathing problems
- a special section for women during menstruation, pregnancy, and menopause
- a guide to props: what they are, where they go, how to fold and roll blankets, and around-the-house alternatives
- resources: where to find a yoga teacher, as well as recommended books, magazines, newsletters, audio programs, props, yoga vacations
Graveyard of Memories (John Rain Thrillers)
International Mystery & Crime
Author: Barry Eisler
Regularly $4.99, Today $1.99
What makes a legendary assassin? For John Rain, it was the lessons of love, war, and betrayal he learned in Tokyo in 1972.
Fresh from the killing fields of Southeast Asia, Rain works as a bagman under the watchful eye of his CIA handler, delivering cash to corrupt elements of the Japanese government. But when a delivery goes violently wrong, Rain finds himself in the crosshairs of Japan’s most powerful yakuza clan. To survive, Rain strikes a desperate deal with his handler: take out a high-profile target in the Japanese government in exchange for the intel he needs to eliminate his would-be executioners.
As Rain plays cat and mouse with the yakuza and struggles to learn his new role as contract killer, he also becomes entangled with Sayaka, a tough, beautiful ethnic Korean woman confined to a wheelchair. But the demands of his dark work are at odds with the longings of his heart—and with Sayaka’s life in the balance, Rain will have to make a terrible choice.
Storm Warrior (The Grim Series)
Romance > Paranormal
Author: Dani Harper
Regularly $3.99, Today $1.99
Enslaved for millennia by the masters of the Welsh faery realm, the fierce Celtic warrior Rhys is doomed to wander the earth forever. But when a brave beauty unwittingly breaks the enchantment, he is drawn into a strange new world…and an all-consuming desire.
Sensible Morgan doesn’t believe in magic—until a mysterious being saves her from a fate worse than death, and life as she knows it changes forever. Now the man of her dreams has become flesh and blood, igniting a spark in Morgan’s soul which science cannot explain. But even a love that transcends time may not be strong enough to withstand the power of an ancient curse.
From the best-selling author of Changeling Moon, this stirring novel of passion and magic launches an addictive new series for fans of paranormal romance.
The China Pandemic (Graham’s Resolution)
Science Fiction > Post-Apocalyptic
Author: A. R. Shaw, Judy Gill, Keri Knutson
Regularly $3.99, Today $1.99
What the world dreads most has happened- because of a mutated avian bird flu (H5N1) pandemic. It has ravaged the globe. Only 2% of the population has survived. A dying mother knows that her young child is among the few immune to the virus. What will she do to ensure his survival before her own coming tragic death?
Meanwhile, Graham has buried his last remaining family member. Following his father’s advice to make it to the family cabin, he meets with triumph and tragedy; learning new rules along the way. Just when he thinks he’s finally got a handle on this new world, he’s taken by surprise, as he learns he’s not alone. A hidden yet vulnerable community of Preppers are nearby. Will he find the strength to escape these dangers and go on living? And more importantly, will he have the ability to protect those he’s come to trust?
Abducted (The Lizzy Gardner Series #1)
Mystery > Women Sleuths
Author: T.R. Ragan
Regularly $3.99, Today $0.99
When Lizzy Gardner was only seventeen, what should have been the perfect night became the perfect nightmare. Kidnapped just blocks from home after a romantic evening with her boyfriend, Jared, she woke up to find herself at the mercy of a depraved serial killer. Imprisoned and tormented for months by the maniac she came to know as Spiderman, Lizzy narrowly escaped, the only one of his victims to survive. But Spiderman escaped too, outwitting police and cursing Lizzy to spend her life looking over her shoulder…
Fourteen years later, Lizzy is a private investigator who teaches self-defense to teenage girls in her free time. She does what she can to help others protect themselves and to forget the horror of her ordeal, yet fears she will always be known as “the one who got away.” Then she receives a phone call from Jared, now a special agent for the FBI, with grim news. The killer has resurfaced, this time with a very specific target—Lizzy. And he’s made it clear that she will not escape him again. So begins a chilling game of cat-and-mouse, a terrifying, heart-pounding hunt that only one will survive.
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