Kiss the Girl
Another smart, sexy contemporary romance from award-winning author Susan Sey, this one chock full of stoners, doctors and celebrities on the lam. Enjoy!
Nixie Leighton-Brace is ready to quit the family business. It’s not the work–she loves building hospitals, schools and orphanages for her family’s humanitarian organization. But when her movie-star mother steals Nixie’s boyfriend to generate publicity for their latest cause, Nixie snaps. She quits her job, walks away from her family, and boards a plane to the one place on earth she’s never been. Home.
Dr. Erik Larsen likes to keep his private life private, a word he doubts crazy-famous Nixie Leighton-Brace even knows. Fundraising, though? She’s got that one nailed, and Erik’s free health clinic is barely keeping the lights on. So when Nixie walks in and asks for a job, he gives her one.
The Time Travel Trailer
A 1937 vintage camper trailer half hidden in weeds catches Lynne McBriar’s eye when she is visiting an elderly friend Ben. Ben eagerly sells it to her and she just as eagerly embarks on a restoration. But after each remodel, sleeping in the trailer lands Lynne and her daughter Dinah in a previous decade—exciting, yet frightening. Glimpses of their home town and ancestors fifty or sixty years earlier is exciting and also offers some clues to the mystery of Ben’s lost love. But when Dinah makes a trip on her own, separating herself from her mother by decades, Lynne has never known such fear. It is a trip that may upset the future if Lynne and her estranged husband can’t team up to bring their daughter back.
A family is torn apart by a murder
Who killed a teenager and left the body in the snow? Mike and Callie Simpkins moved north to restart their lives and get their finances back on track. But their son Braxton withdraws into a dark online world. When he decides to meet some of the players in the real world, tragedy strikes, and the family is torn apart.
Detective John Swift must untangle a web of virtual and real crimes in order to solve this complex mystery. And as the family copes with unimaginable grief, even Braxton’s stepfather Mike comes under suspicion.
Sarah Wilkes is desperate enough to do anything, even make a deal with the devil—or in her case, a familiar spirit.
After her twin Lea is murdered, Sarah finds college life impossible and longs to escape. Everything changes when Sarah realizes a familiar spirit is stalking her and offers to transport her to the terrifying and fantastical realm of Unreal City. The payment for admission? A taste of her blood. Unable to resist, Sarah is drawn into an alternate reality that is a dream come true…at first.
The deeper she explores Unreal City, the more Sarah’s reality becomes warped. Death surrounds her as people are murdered in the same fashion as her sister. She has no choice but to continue her visits to Unreal City, which grows darker by the day.
Is finding out the truth about what happened to Lea worth becoming part of Unreal City forever?
Coming Home Again (A Coming Home Again Novel Book 1)
I’ve lost myself. Where did I go? Can I find myself? I just don’t know… Savannah Monroe dances with demons from a complicated past.
Families believe ghosts can be well hidden deep in the ancestral closet, but forget all too easily that those ghosts haunt with abandon. Savannah has to face each one of hers as she heads home again to Bay Creek, South Carolina, after running away over five years ago. The closer she gets to home, the clearer the realization becomes that some skeletons need to be dealt with and properly buried.
An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge (Xist Classics)
The classic “An Occurence at Owl Creek Bridge” is a short story with a twist by American author Ambrose Bierce. Set during the American Civil War, it’s the story of Peyton Farquhar, a Confederate sympathizer condemned to death by hanging from Owl Creek Bridge.
Originally published by The San Francisco Examiner in 1890, the story is famous for its irregular time sequence and twist ending. Bierce’s abandonment of strict linear narration in favor of the internal mind of the protagonist is considered an early example of experimentation with stream of consciousness.
Photographing Your Children: A Handbook of Style and Instruction
No one loves taking pictures more than parents. But the combination of complicated digital cameras with fast-moving kids means no one is more flummoxed by taking pictures, either. This easy-to-use manual offers parents the tools they need to make beautiful, lasting, and evocative memories. Author, photographer, and mom of three Jen Altman shares her keen eye for the honest moment in this treasure trove of helpful instructions and inspirational photos. From choosing a camera and learning the fundamentals of photography to setting up great kid-friendly shots and overcoming the challenges inherent in photographing little ones, Altman’s warm prose and lovely images sweep aside preconceived notions and show readers how to capture the unique spirit and personality of every child.
With World War II at an end, Charles Hayward is finally free to marry the woman he loves, Sophia Leonides. However, she refuses – the unexplained death of her grandfather, wealthy businessman Aristide Leonides, draws her back to the suffocating environment of her family home. Charles follows, but his arrival coincides with the discovery that Aristide’s death was murder. The ensuing investigation drags Charles into the dark heart of the family, and its deadly secrets and dangers. Even if Charles escapes with his life, will he survive the corrosive effect of the family itself?
Dead Man’s Folly: Hercule Poirot Investigates (Hercule Poirot series Book 31)
Whilst organising a mock murder hunt for the village fete hosted by Sir George and Lady Stubbs, a feeling of dread settles on the famous crime novelist Adriane Oliver. Call it instinct, but it’s a feeling she just can’t explain…or get away from.
In desperation she summons her old friend, Hercule Poirot – and her instincts are soon proved correct when the “pretend” murder victim is discovered playing the scene for real, a rope wrapped tightly around her neck.
But it’s the great detective who first discovers that in murder hunts, whether mock or real, everyone is playing a part.
The Pale Horse
When an elderly priest is murdered, the killer searches the victim so roughly that his already ragged cassock is torn in the process. What was the killer looking for? And what had a dying woman confided to the priest on her deathbed only hours earlier?
Mark Easterbrook and his sidekick Ginger Corrigan are determined to find out. Maybe the three women who run The Pale Horse public house, and who are rumored to practice the “Dark Arts,” can provide some answers?
Wild at Heart: Discovering the Secret of a Man’s Soul
Every man was once a boy. And every little has dreams, big dreams, dreams of being the hero, of beating the bad guys, of doing daring feats and rescuing the damsel in distress. Every little girl has dreams, too: of being rescued by her prince and swept up into a great adventure, knowing that she is the beauty.
But what happens to those dreams when we grow up? Walk into most churches, have a look around, and ask yourself: What is a Christian man? Without listening to what is said, look at what you find there. Most Christian men are . . . bored.
John Eldredge revises and updates his best-selling, renowned Christian classic, Wild at Heart, and in it invites men to recover their masculine heart, defined in the image of a passionate God. And he invites women to discover the secret of a man’s soul and to delight in the strength and wildness men were created to offer. John Eldredge is the director of Ransomed Heart
Sam Hudson, a reputable San Diego attorney, learns this when the authorities wrongfully convict him of the brutal rape and murder of his wife and daughter, and sends him to death row. There he awaits execution by lethal injection.
If he survives that long.
In prison, Sam fights for his life while his attorney works frantically on his appeal. It is then that he embraces the faith of his departed wife and begins to manifest supernatural abilities. Abilities which help him save lives– his own, those of his unlikely allies–and uncover the true killer’s identity, unlocking the door to his exoneration.
Now a free man, Sam’s newfound faith confronts him with the most insurmountable challenge yet. A challenge beyond vengeance, beyond rage, beyond anything Sam believes himself capable of: to forgive the very man who murdered his family, according to his faith.
The Driver – John Milton #3 (John Milton Series)
John Milton has started to hope that he might have a future. He has a job driving a taxi around the streets of San Francisco. He has his anonymity and his solitude. Being invisible has become a comfortable habit. He doesn’t want to be found.
But when a girl he drives to a party goes missing, Milton is worried. Especially when two dead bodies are discovered and the police start treating him as their prime suspect. Milton is a fugitive from the British Secret Service and a man in his position needs extra attention like he needs a hole in the head.
As unpleasant secrets leak out, and the body count rises, one thing is for sure.
Leaving the Hall Light On
In the Midnight Rain
Fathered by God: Learning What Your Dad Could Never Teach You
The Power of Words: Unlock Your Ability to Learn and Do Anything
- Can be applied immediately to boost your intelligence, competence and confidence in any area of your life.
- Are so easy to do that I’ve been using it since I was 14.
- Are based on the research of some of history’s most brilliant minds (this goes back to the days of Socrates!).
- If you’re like me, you’re skeptical of anyone making these kinds of promises. Trust me, I understand—I’m the biggest cynic I know.
- But listen, I’m not asking you to “put your faith in me.” I’m not selling some magical “quick fix.” This is a true “nuts and bolts,” “in the trenches” system that will make immediate sense to you once you’ve learned it, and will deliver immediate results once you’ve applied it.
Hidden Agemda (Kate Diamond Adventure Series Book 1)
The Long and Faraway Gone: A Novel
The Artful (Shadows of the City Book 1)
Chasing Claire (Hells Saints Motorcycle Club)
That Magic Touch (Lake Shelbyville Book 1)
GI Brides: The Wartime Girls Who Crossed the Atlantic for Love
A Camping Spree with Mr. Magee
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