Decorated homicide Sergeant Natalie Collins arrived home only seconds after her sister was murdered. The killer was still at the house . . . a man who believed that with each kill he was closer to living forever. He was hunting survivors of certain death – searching for their secrets. He escaped, and the evidence in Natalie’s house pointed to her. Now she is on the run, hunted by the police and the killer with unfinished business.
A serial killer thriller in the best traditions of mystery, crime, and suspense novels. Originally published by The Berkley Publishing Group, this is a special Kindle edition. Crime writer Ann Rule said, “Smith is a cop who’s been there, and a writer on his way straight up . . . chillingly authentic.”
Is it possible to develop a powerful bond between animal and human? Henry and Tom explores the world of animal emotions and the powerful bonds that can develop between animals and humans.
In 1995 Tom, a spokesman at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, was involved in rescuing a beached juvenile sperm whale near San Diego, California.
Tom names the whale Henry and the two form a strong emotional bond during the rescue. Twenty years later, Tom’s sailboat sinks on a solo voyage from San Francisco to Hawaii, and he and Henry are reunited thousands of miles from land. Henry rescues Tom and their incredible journey together across the Pacific begins…
Kate Briggs is a U.S. Marshal who works in WITSEC, the federal witness protection program. After an attempt on her life, her boss sends her to live in a small Amish community until the mole in the agency is found. Will Kate, who is used to the ways of the world, be convincing as a sweet Amish woman?
When a murder is committed in the community, how will Kate assist the handsome police officer heading up the case without revealing her true identity?
And will Kate be able to leave behind her English ways as she finds herself off the grid in more ways than one?
Fourteen NYT, USA Today, and top-selling authors have banded together to bring you 14 beautifully romantic, heart-pounding stories of love, passion, and thrilling suspense.
These 14 amazing books are the beginnings to incredible series. Some of these alpha males are sweet, some are sexy, and some are furry or bitey. All will fight for their women and protect them in these 14 brilliant stories by authors you’ll love!
And you sure can’t beat the price!
Rudyard Kipling’s classic collection of short stories for children offers fantastic explanations for the origins of certain animals’ characteristics, why tides ebb and flow, and even how the alphabet was invented.
Following the conventions of traditional folklore and legends, Just So Stories have deliberately fanciful narratives with intent of teaching a moral lesson, but providing enough entertainment to make the lesson palatable.
The Just So Stories are:
How the Whale Got His Throat
How the Camel Got His Hump
How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin
How the Leopard Got HisSpots
How the Elephant Got his Trunk
The Sing-Song of Old Man Kangaroo
The Beginning of the Armadillos
How the First Letter was Written
How the Alphabet was Made
The Crab the Played with the Sea
The Cat that Walked by Himself
The Butterfluy that Stamped
In the new Russia, even dictatorship is a reality show.
Professional killers with the souls of artists, would-be theater directors turned Kremlin puppet-masters, suicidal supermodels, Hell’s Angels who hallucinate themselves as holy warriors, and oligarch revolutionaries: welcome to the glittering, surreal heart of twenty-first-century Russia. It is a world erupting with new money and new power, changing so fast it breaks all sense of reality, home to a form of dictatorshipfar subtler than twentieth-century strainsthat is rapidly rising to challenge the West.
When British producer Peter Pomerantsev plunges into the booming Russian TV industry, he gains access to every nook and corrupt cranny of the country.
Evie Baker’s luck just ran out. A trained chef, she’s now working in her mother’s salon as a shampoo girl after a disastrous affair with an embezzling accountant cost her her business. Her luck can’t possibly get any worse…
Or can it? Her baby sister is suddenly missing, someone is shooting at her, and the only man big enough and bad enough to help is the high school heartthrob who stole her heart–and her virginity–before he joined the military and left her to pick up the pieces of her life.
Special Operations Captain Matt “Richie Rich” Girard can’t afford to get involved. He’s on the verge of a court-martial after a Top Secret military operation gone wrong, and he’s been ordered to stay out of trouble while he’s home for his sister’s wedding.
Could you spare five minutes per day to get acquainted with some truly fascinating people and events? If so, you’ll love The Christian History Devotional, where each day you’ll learn more about your spiritual family, people who are as much a part of the rich Christian heritage as the people of the Bible.
In these 365 vignettes you’ll meet some names that will be familiar: Billy Graham, Martin Luther, C. S. Lewis, John Wesley, Mother Teresa, Francis of Assisi, Augustine, Corrie ten Boom. You’ll also meet Christian athletes (Olympic runner Eric Liddell), scientists (George Washington Carver, Johannes Kepler), authors (G. K. Chesterton, John Milton, Anne Bradstreet), statesmen (William Gladstone, William Jennings Bryan), missionaries (Gladys Aylward, William Carey, Francis Xavier), evangelists (Billy Sunday, Dwight L. Moody, Gypsy Smith), artists (Rembrandt, Michelangelo), social reformers (William Wilberforce, Josephine Butler), soldiers (Stonewall Jackson, Oliver Cromwell), and many others, from the first century to the present, a diverse cast of truly amazing people.
Andy Buckland has always dreamed of being a chef. But after a live studio audience is stricken with food poisoning during her debut cooking show, she finds herself blacklisted in the culinary community. The only job open to her is working in her family’s southern pasta shop, and, to make matters worse, her first assignment is serving baked ziti to her former lover and his spoiled bride-to-be at their engagement party! But a broken heart and a bruised ego are the least of Andy’s troubles when she discovers a dead body at the party with the words “welcome home” written in flour next to it. Is it a warning? A threat? Or a frame-up job? Andy is determined to find out. With the help of her over-the-top Italian family, Andy will prove that she has what it takes to not only cook the best dish in town but also catch a killer, too!
Half Romani, noblewoman Evangeline Caruthers is the last woman in England Ian Hamilton, the Viscount Warrick, could ever love—an immoral wanton responsible for his brother’s and father’s deaths.
Vangie thinks Ian’s a foul-tempered blackguard, who after setting out to cause her downfall, finds himself forced to marry her—snared in the trap of his own making. When Vangie learns the marriage ceremony itself may have been a ruse, she flees to her gypsy relatives, declaring herself divorced from Ian under Romani law. He pursues her to the gypsy encampment, and when the handsome gypsy king offers to take Ian’s place in Vangie’s bed, jealousy stirs hot and dangerous.
The Confessions of St. Augustine is one of the most moving diaries ever recorded of a man’s journey to the fountain of God’s grace. Writing as a sinner, not a saint, Augustine shares his innermost thoughts and conversion experiences and wrestles with the spiritual questions that have stirred the hearts of the thoughtful since time began.
Starting with his childhood and continuing through his youth and early adulthood, you this book shows Augustine as a human being, a fellow traveler on the road to salvation. Join him on his journey. Listen in as he worships God. If you are fighting changes in your life, struggling to know God more, or staggering around roadblocks in your faith, Augustine’s confessions will stretch your mind and enrich your soul.
A ruined castle.
A ruined marriage.
Two people who were meant to be together.
Then war shattered body and mind.
A wife is meant to stand by her man. Especially an army wife. But Fay didn’t. She walked away – from Magnus, a traumatised war veteran and from the home he was restoring: Tullibardine Tower, a ruined 16th century castle on a Perthshire hillside.
Now their daughter Emily is marrying someone she shouldn’t.
And so is Magnus…
It begins when his brother, on leave from the military, arrives sick. Deathly sick. Jack’s concern turns to alarm when his own flesh and blood turns on him, forcing the park ranger to take drastic measures.
Two love stories intertwine with each other as Ashlin reads the beautiful words, written over a hundred years ago.
The intense connection Ashlin feels with Sophia begins to allow her to find herself. Never thinking love was possible for her, Ashlin now sees it is within her grasp.
He’s got a rap sheet, dangerous mood swings, and a name that’s been sighed, shouted, and cursed by who knows how many girls.
There’s wilderness all around and one dead adult. The girls discover her body rotting somewhere in the trees. As the weeks pass, they band together to survive the cold, wondering where they are and how they got there. And why.
When Will Price was assigned a partner for a sixth grade class project he had no idea she would become his best friend. After years of friendship, she eventually became so much more. Then, one day she left with no explanation.
Will’s life shattered right before his eyes and he was left alone to pick up the pieces. Floundering, Will must figure out a way to carry on, to find a way to exist without her.
Detective Daniel Ross doesn’t make a habit of falling in love with women he meets during murder investigations, but he made an exception for Hannah and now he’s adjusting to their new living arrangement. He just wishes that she’d stop putting herself in danger by investigating his cases.
When the dead child turns out to be in Hannah’s carpool, and the granddaughter of a good friend, Hannah can’t help getting involved. After all, she has the inside track at the Waverly School and Zoe’s safety is at stake.
In Italy, Lia attempts to live out her dream of owning a restaurant—of getting her life back on track, but when a man from her past shows up, she finds herself battling secrets once again, secrets that threaten to keep her from ever finding true happiness.
The question is, will she be able to overcome Sara? Or will Sara rule her world?
This book is a real life adventure full of suspense that shows how to deal with bullies and stand up for yourself. It’s a great book for young girls! You are sure to find this a very exciting and inspiring story.
Nicole has eyes for both Jeremy and Hunter.The Condemned Angels MC is the only family Nicole has left. After a series of events that almost cost Nicole to take her own life, Jeremy was the one to save her.
They have both struggled with sexual frustration for years, and have been holding back on each other. Being too stubborn and hard headed, Jeremy decides it’s best to push her away. When he doesn’t step up to the plate, Hunter is there to break her fall.