Sometimes rotten luck is better than no luck at all.
Master of a thousand hobbies, but jinxed from birth with horrendous luck, Murphy Drummer has developed some eye-popping abilities. When Murphy goes in search of a luck-free zone where the world might be safe from his puzzling disorder, charmed Joy Daley stumbles into his whammy-charged path. Churning out both miracles and mayhem, Murphy whimsically upends the lives of everyone in Joy’s life.
At first, Murphy’s victims question who he is; at last, they’ll be questioning who they aren’t. A comical love story of wood-tapping proportions.
Meet Carly & Kip…
She’s a Holiday Grinch…
Carly Gatlin doesn’t want to spend another Christmas alone. With her beloved father gone, she’s desperate to be part of a family-so she’s spending the holidays with her step-brothers on Stewart Island. But even with sand, sun, and not a snowflake in sight, everything reminds her of what she’s lost. So no tree trimming, cookie baking, or kisses under the mistletoe for her, thanks. Especially not from Due South’s sexy bartender, Kip.
He’s a too-hot-for-his-Santa-suit killjoy…
Kip Sullivan’s moved hundreds of miles away from his family who’d like to see him married off before his next birthday-on Christmas Eve. Then ten days before the big event, his meddling relatives arrive en masse, and dear God, they’re planning to stay. With match-makers breathing down his neck, it’s becoming harder to ignore the temptation to unwrap Carly like a present under the tree.
From the author of several bestselling cookbooks and busy mum Alissa Noel Grey comes a great new collection of recipes. This time she offers us her soul warming, comforting and enjoyable winter soup recipes.
When colder winds blow and you want to cup your hands around a satisfying bowl of hearty soup, don’t bust your waistline with high-calorie cream-based soups.
Winter Soup: Soul Warming, Comforting Soup Recipes for Better Health and Natural Weight Loss is an invaluable and delicious collection of easy, feel-good winter soups that are healthier versions of traditional soup recipes.
If you’re looking for delicious low calorie soup ideas, this cookbook is for you.
Take one devastatingly handsome Scottsdale police detective. Add one outrageously sexy female investigator who only wants to save the world. Introduce her to the gorgeous bad-boy of the local crime family. Mix in a dose of murder, a pocketful of diamonds, and a handful of Russian mobsters…And you’ve got yourself some SCOTTSDALE HEAT .
A Homespun Christmas drops in and visits the beloved characters from The 1929 Series in this post series novella.
It’s Christmas 1933 and the hardest year yet of the grinding Depression. Although the couples agree to focus their gift giving on the children, they secretly plot and plan to provide something special for the one they love on Christmas morning.
A Homespun Christmas features three new characters which include two family additions and Jean’s new friend. A surprise visit after Christmas dinner brings all the old cast together to celebrate family, friends and the season.
Sick of having too much stuff? Do you wish you could get rid of it without giving it away or donating it? So many of us are overwhelmed with stuff! It’s creating havoc in our daily lives. Want to learn how to get rid of your stuff using newer and smarter resources?
THIS BOOK IS FOR YOU!
We always hear about selling on Amazon and Ebay, But what if those just don’t work for you? Learn all about the other alternatives to selling your stuff.
It doesn’t matter if you know how to ship or not this book provides resources for both types of people.
Stop throwing your stuff away when you can be earning easy cash off the things you no longer want!
It’s no mystery why veterinarian Callie Webber is having a hard time getting into the holiday spirit. When the residents of her small hometown aren’t pitying her because of her ex-husband’s very public departure, they’re attempting to hook her up with a man…any man. Fed up with being everyone’s favorite charity case, Callie considers closing her animal clinic and moving to the big city. But, before she goes, she decides to give herself a Christmas treat to remember: a romantic holiday fling. And who better to have a fling with than the gorgeous newcomer who is turning heads around Maplesville?
When injured Navy pilot Stefan Sutherland reluctantly rescues a gutter cat for the sake of his five-year-old nephew, he never imagined it would lead to him discovering Maplesville’s most fascinating attraction…its smoking hot vet.
Josh Braden has models at his beck and call, a staff that never says never, and an elegant clothing line for the holiday season. When he hires Riley Banks, he expects her to learn the business from the ground up. But the girl next door turns out to be much more than he remembered.
Josh and Riley’s friendship heats up. Every steamy kiss and every erotic caress stirs a love they cannot deny. But when Riley designs a wedding gown that would cause even the most jaded fashion editors to swoon, Riley’s mentor accuses her of stealing the design.
Wolfgang Puck Makes It Easy is a groundbreaking cookbook in which Wolfgang Puck shares his creativity and genius so that anyone can prepare these wonderful recipes.
Every element of the book aims to make it incredibly easy to create great food of the highest quality and creativity, as only Wolfgang Puck can do. In addition to more than 100 recipes, the book features numerous cooking tips as well as advice on how to select the freshest ingredients, how to adapt recipes to the season, using the right cookware, and menu and wine selections.
He is creator of some of the world’s greatest restaurants such as Spago and Postrio. He is known for the fast-growing Wolfgang Puck Express, a line of cooking accessories, television appearances on the Food Network, and a line of soups and pizzas. He is author of five previous cookbooks. Wolfgang Puck is one of the most visible names and faces in the food business.
A controversial, frightening bio-thriller that blurs the line between truth and fiction, Upon A Pale Horse raises disturbing questions about the man-made origin of nightmare epidemics, and posits a conspiracy so plausible that it will linger long after the novel’s shocking conclusion.
When young attorney Jeffrey Rutherford’s brother is killed in a plane crash minutes after takeoff from JFK, his life is turned upside down – especially when he discovers that his brother’s career wasn’t what it seemed. Jeffrey’s staid existence is upended as he races to unravel a Gordian knot of deceit and betrayal, and ultimately must battle an unstoppable adversary bent on systematic global genocide.
From the authors of the breakout national bestseller All My Friends Are Dead comes a brand new illustrated compendium of the humorous existential ruminations of people, animals, legendary monsters, and inanimate objects. Readers will appreciate the plight of the light bulb whose only friends are burnouts, the caterpillar whose friends have all really changed, the cookie whose friends are crumbs, the cactus whose friends always kind of look like they’re flipping you off, the robot who was not programmed to understand the concept of friendship, and many more, and fans new and old will laugh (and cry) out loud with this new, darkly funny celebration of the inevitable.
The captain had abandoned society. She was too unrefined for it.
An awkward misfit in an accomplished Boston family, Isadora Peabody yearns to escape her social isolation and sneaks aboard the Silver Swan, bound for Rio, leaving it all behind.Ryan Calhoun, too, had a good family name. But he’d purposely walked away from everything it afforded him. Driven by his quest to right an old wrong, the fiery, temperamental sea captain barely registers the meek young woman who comes aboard his ship.
To the Swan’s motley crew, the tides of attraction clearly flow between the two. Teaching her the charms of a lady, they hope to build the confidence she needs to attract not only their lonely captain’s attention, but his heart, as well.
The Blue Willow Inn Bible of Southern Cooking: 450 Essential Recipes Southerners Have Enjoyed for Generations
The Most Extensive Collection of Southern Recipes Ever in One Book
Voted Southern Living magazine’s 1996 Reader’s Choice Award for best small-town restaurant in the South and the “Best in the South” for six years straight, the Blue Willow Inn is the quintessential eatery for fans of traditional Southern cuisine.
Now, you can recreate the Blue Willow Inn experience in your own kitchen with over 600 classic Southern recipes, including:
- Blue Willow Inn’s Famous Fried Green Tomatoes (page 170)
- Chicken and Dumplings (page 90)
- Virginia’s Vidalia Onion Dip (page 58)
- Kudzu Blossom Jelly (page 83)
- Mom’s Sweet Potato Casserole (page 194)
- Alabama “Blue Ribbon” Banana Pudding (page 342)
- Southern Fried Chicken (page 247)
Jeanette Winterson’s novels have establishing her as a major figure in world literature. She has written some of the most admired books of the past few decades, including her internationally bestselling first novel, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, the story of a young girl adopted by Pentecostal parents that is now often required reading in contemporary fiction.
Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? is a memoir about a life’s work to find happiness. It’s a book full of stories: about a girl locked out of her home, sitting on the doorstep all night; about a religious zealot disguised as a mother who has two sets of false teeth and a revolver in the dresser, waiting for Armageddon; about growing up in an north England industrial town now changed beyond recognition; about the Universe as Cosmic Dustbin.
After years of trying unsuccessfully to conceive a child, Gemma Walsh finds her husband in bed with another woman. Unable to face his betrayal, she retreats to Priest Lake where her family owns a small cabin. But Gemma finds that she is not the only one hiding away at the lake to avoid an ugly truth.
Andrew Monroe was once an essential part of Gemma’s life but tragedy and misunderstanding shattered their bond, separating them. Now twenty years later, Gemma questions the coincidence of their newly intersected paths as she struggles to resist the sparks that ignite between them.
Just when Gemma feels that she has found her second chance at happiness, she is faced with a shocking truth as her reality spirals out of control.
Elly Blair is finally getting the hang of her magic skills. That is, until the National Organization for Magic introduces her to a new type of magic: potions.
Each year before the fall equinox, a special potion must be given to the residents of Mystic Hollow, Kentucky. But when the spell goes awry, Elly fears she’s to blame.
Handsome investigator Tom Owenton is back in town, but this time he’s been stripped of his badge. With Tom’s arrival in Mystic Hollow, the Organization steps in and decides to shut down the entire town.
When Elly and Tom team up to help solve the mystery of the spell gone wrong, the Organization isn’t the only unhappy party. Elly’s boyfriend, Rory Covington, is concerned about how close Elly and Tom are becoming.
Terrence Bailey awakes one night to find his mother-in-law standing in a corner of his bedroom.
The only problem is that his mother-in-law has been dead for seven years.
Several weeks later Terrence dies of a heart attack . . . or does he?
Josiah’s nose starts twitching in a bad way when Terrence goes to the “Great Beyond” and she thinks his death has something to do with Jean Louis, an internationally-known portrait artist who has come to the Bluegrass to paint Lady Elsmere’s portrait.
She just doesn’t like Jean Louis and does some digging on him. What she finds will involve Detective Goetz and almost get her daughter, Asa, shot.
A classic Jill Barnett Christmas novella of love and laughter. When wealthy financier D. L. Stewart’s finds an injured woman in the snow in front of his New York City mansion, he has no idea she is the fair Lillian, a big-hearted and somewhat inept fallen angel, sent back to teach him what Christmas is really about. But Lilli has her work cut out for her. D.L. is a wounded and cynical soul, a man who is an expert at not feeling anything, and who believes he can buy anything and anyone. Can one loving, soft-hearted angel really change this damaged man who has a heart of solid stone? For readers of Julie Garwood and Jude Deveraux.
One small mistake. One giant secret.
Jazz wasn’t supposed to have seen her mother’s boyfriend that night. Especially not making out with one of her friends! Worse yet, she goes to tell her mom and gets the ultimate bombshell: her mom’s pregnant. Now, Jazz can never reveal what she’s seen. No matter what.
The only one who seems to understand her is Jackson. Rumors are swirling that he’s just out of reform school. But right now-with everything going on-Jazz isn’t afraid to live on the edge a little…
What would you give for an afternoon in your grandmother’s kitchen?
Leaning over the countertop, you watched as she added the flour?just a little at a time?to the bowl of her old, yellow Sunbeam stand mixer. To her, cooking may have been as second nature as setting the table. To you, it seemed almost like magic?the way she skillfully put things together to create the mouthwatering meals and one-of-a-kind desserts you enjoyed at her table. Likely, it’s her culinary delights that have set the bar for everything you’ve eaten since. And let’s face it, her pan fried pork chops and home-baked banana bread make anyone else’s versions pale in comparison. If you find yourself wishing for just a little more time in your grandmother’s kitchen?complete with her stories and the memories of the comforting favorites she lovingly made for you?you’re sure to embrace this celebration of grandmother’s cooking. She’d be proud!
Daniel Whitlock is terrified of going to sleep. And rightly so: he sleepwalks, with no awareness or memory of his actions. Including burning down Kenny Cooper’s house — with Kenny inside it — after Kenny brutally beat him for being gay. Back in the tiny town of Logan after serving his prison sentence, Daniel isolates himself in a cabin in the woods and chains himself to his bed at night.
Like the rest of Logan, local cop Joe Belman doesn’t believe Daniel’s absurd defense. But when Bel saves Daniel from a retaliatory fire, he discovers that Daniel might not be what everyone thinks: killer, liar, tweaker, freak. Bel agrees to control Daniel at night — for the sake of the other townsfolk. Daniel’s fascinating, but Bel’s not going there.
The Southern Foodie: 100 Places to Eat in the South Before You Die (and the Recipes That Made Them Famous)
Thirteen states, 100 chefs, and 134 recipes later, one thing is clear: the food of the American South tells a story that spans the distance from New Orleans to Louisville, Little Rock to Charleston, Nashville to Dallas, and every city in between. The Southern Foodie explores a hearty swath of the South’s culinary culture, following its roots and exploring its evolution in the region’s best restaurants.
Meet the people who are keeping the tradition alive and reinventing the flavors of the South. Swing on down to the Gulf Coast, and wade into a chef’s wonderland of fresh seafood and spicy heat. Check out the culinary creativity in the Carolinas, where you’ll find traditional smoked pork barbecue alongside Southern favorites made with fresh, local produce. Explore the restaurant kitchens of Atlanta and Nashville, where the chefs aren’t shy about fusing comfort food standards with international flair and unexpected techniques.