They knew it could happen – scientists had been warning them for years. Yet, nearly two million people living in the greater Seattle area went about their daily lives as usual. A Detective Agency thought they had found a missing woman, an upstart radio station was on the air, and an eccentric banker had just started a round of golf. Thousands were driving on freeways, shopping in malls, awaiting flights, working in downtown high-rises, and on buses in the bus tunnel.
They knew — they just didn’t believe it could happen to them.
Ginny McKensie’s life is spiraling out of control.
Finished with college, she should have been planning her wedding. After all, Ginny and Josh were made for each other—everyone said so. Except the love of her life didn’t agree.
Now Ginny is back in her hometown, unwillingly single, and stuck in a dead-end job. When she discovers she’s pregnant, Ginny is convinced her life is ending. Instead of planning a future with Josh, she’s learning the truth about morning sickness, juggling bills, and seeing just how far designer jeans can stretch.
Her life-plan never included dating again (not even with her too-hot new boss), or being a single mother at 23.
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Over the years, Amazon has become one of the best places to shop online. Did you know that it’s not just the big, established companies that can make money by selling things on Amazon? That’s right; you can, too, and this book will show you how. Learn the tools of the trade in getting your items listed and how to build your visibility so that your item shows up in search results. Follow the tips in this guide, and you can make some serious cash just by selling on Amazon.
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Lizzie Sellers has a plan that includes finishing graduate school in theoretical math, solving one of the world’s most important mathematical questions, and winning a Fields Medal all before she’s thirty. Her plan does not include a happily ever after with an Italian billionaire playboy she’s been crushing on since she was seventeen. When she meets him again at her brother’s wedding, she decides it’s the perfect time to finally get him out of her system. There’s no way the real Nic Maretti can live up to the fantasy she’s created over the years, is there?
Nic Maretti doesn’t have a plan. He drifts through life writing checks investing in other people’s future while never thinking about one of his own. He doesn’t want forever or complications. He only dates women who understand he’s not looking for the future Mrs. Maretti. Until he sees Lizzie Sellers again and suddenly happily ever after doesn’t sound so bad.
The New Frontier was the key to get rich quick. Most men went in search of gold, but the Pearse family went to build The Phoenix Alehouse. It was soon known for the best whiskey west of the Rio Grande.
Cole Pearse, however, did not work at the Alehouse. Instead, he was the sheriff of Bloomingfield, a town whose male population outnumbered the female population five to one. Naturally, this made getting a wife very difficult.
Cole was thirty-five, single and ran the risk of being a bachelor forever. Eventually, Cole finds no other solution other than posting an ad in a Boston newspaper. He prays that a woman would respond his ad and become his wife.
Luckily, Claudia Finch answered.
They were quickly married but Claudia and Cole became like oil and water.
While taking baby Laurie to her very first Photo Shoot, sleuth and first-time mom Kate Connolly and her baby are the victims of a hit-and-run. Fortunately they escape unharmed, but when a witness identifies the car’s French diplomatic license plates, Kate and her hubby try to get some answers. Soon they discover there’s something going on at the French consulate that’s dirtier-and far deadlier-than any diaper. It’s up to Kate to keep Family Life on track while solving another puzzling whodunit!
Divorced and disillusioned about relationships, Theresa Osborne is jogging when she finds a bottle on the beach. Inside is a letter of love and longing to “Catherine,” signed simply “Garrett.” Challenged by the mystery and pulled by emotions she doesn’t fully understand, Theresa begins a search for this man that will change her life. What happens to her is unexpected, perhaps miraculous-an encounter that embraces all our hopes for finding someone special, for having a love that is timeless and everlasting…. Nicholas Sparks exquisitely chronicles the human heart. In his first bestselling novel, The Notebook, he created a testament to romantic love that touched readers around the world. Now in this New York Times bestseller, he renews our faith in destiny, in the ability of lovers to find each other no matter where, no matter when…
A classic work of World War II history that brings to vivid, dramatic life 1 of the bloodiest battles ever fought—and the beginning of the end for the Third Reich.
On August 5, 1942, giant pillars of dust rose over the Russian steppe, marking the advance of the 6th Army, an elite German combat unit dispatched by Hitler to capture the industrial city of Stalingrad and press on to the oil fields of Azerbaijan. The Germans were supremely confident; in 3 years, they had not suffered a single defeat.The Luftwaffe had already bombed the city into ruins. German soldiers hoped to complete their mission and be home in time for Christmas.
The siege of Stalingrad lasted 5 months, 1 week, and 3 days.
David Liss’s bestselling historical thrillers, including A Conspiracy of Paper and The Coffee Trader, have been called remarkable and rousing: the perfect combination of scrupulous research and breathless excitement. Now Liss delivers his best novel yet in an entirely new setting–America in the years after the Revolution, an unstable nation where desperate schemers vie for wealth, power, and a chance to shape a country’s destiny.
Ethan Saunders, once among General Washington’s most valued spies, now lives in disgrace, haunting the taverns of Philadelphia. An accusation of treason has long since cost him his reputation and his beloved fiancée, Cynthia Pearson, but at his most desperate moment he is recruited for an unlikely task–finding Cynthia’s missing husband.
Do you consider yourself a long-term investor? If so, chances are you have parked your money with an advisor and pay little attention to its performance and even less to the amount of risk in your portfolio. You may be told by Wall Street to buy stocks or funds and hold them, or to create a diverse portfolio to protect yourself from risk and downturns in the market. Truth be told, new studies show this approach may not be serving the long-term investor well.
In his new book, Roger Davis reveals point-blank that Wall Street’s just not that into you. Drawing on an investment career spanning more than two decades, Davis delivers a dynamic and deadly accurate analysis of Wall Street’s “one-size-fits-all” approach—and why even wealthy investors should be wary.
Love ties. Murder binds.
Maggie never felt as though she belonged until Chris Stevens showed her what true happiness meant. Ten years into their marriage, miscarriages and infidelities have scarred them both. Despite their perfect-couple image, Maggie can’t look at Chris with anything but resentment. When a charismatic stranger offers the opportunity for a little harmless flirtation, she jumps into the game.
But charm soon turns to malice, and a deadly split-second decision forces Maggie and Chris onto a dangerous path fraught with secrets, lies, and guilt. With no one else to turn to—no one she dares trust—Maggie will ultimately learn just how binding marital ties can be.
From bedroom performances to center stage, Memphis Black’s dreams have come true.
Together with his band mates—Finn, River, and Billy B—he takes some time for fun in the sun in Miami while gathering inspiration to finish their first full-length album. Some down time before hitting the road to tour the country, spreading their kind of rock like an STD.
Tallia Priest, a preacher’s daughter grew up next door to Madison Black, her polar opposite and very best friend. Tallia has harbored a crush on Madison’s older brother Memphis for a lifetime.
A boy like him would never notice a girl like her, yet he did … once.
After a tough freshman year of college, Madison invites Tallia to join her in Miami for a much needed break. Madison fails to mention they will be staying with ‘Steel Total Destruction.’
It’s the summer of 1879, and Annie Fuller, a young San Francisco widow, is in trouble. Annie’s husband squandered her fortune before committing suicide five years earlier, and one of his creditors is now threatening to take the boardinghouse she owns to pay off a debt.
Annie Fuller also has a secret. She supplements her income by giving domestic and business advice as Madam Sibyl, one of San Francisco’s most exclusive clairvoyants, and one of Madam Sibyl’s clients, Matthew Voss, has died. The police believe his death was suicide brought upon by bankruptcy, but Annie believes Voss has been murdered and that his assets have been stolen.
Nate Dawson has a problem. As the Voss family lawyer, he would love to believe that Matthew Voss didn’t leave his grieving family destitute. But that would mean working with Annie Fuller, a woman who alternatively attracts and infuriates him as she shatters every notion he ever had of proper ladylike behavior.
Charlotte thought she knew her mother. As a highly regarded, country doctor in the small farming community of Marion, Missouri, Dr. Sylvie Day was successful, respected, and responsible for delivering nearly half the population of Marion. She was a single mother, forced to raise her daughter alone after her husband’s tragic and sudden death. But Sylvie wasn’t merely a devoted mother. She was a woman with secrets – Secrets and lies that threaten to destroy Charlotte’s memory of her mother.
On the day of Sylvie’s funeral, Charlotte comes face to face with Harold Klein, the one person in Marion her mother loathed and shunned. It is during this fateful meeting that Charlotte learns of the lies and betrayal that were always lurking in the shadows of her childhood. Now, Charlotte is forced to confront not only her mother’s past, but her own failures as a daughter, learning to forgive herself, while accepting her mother for the woman she really was.
A thousand years ago, the last grandson of Arthur Pendragon led the survivors of Britain through a magical gate to a new world, a world of magic and high elves, of orcs and kobolds and stranger, darker creatures. Now the descendants of the exiles rule a mighty kingdom, peaceful and prosperous under the rule of the High King.
But a shadow threatens to devour the kingdom.
RIDMARK ARBAN was once a Swordbearer, a knight of renown. Now he is a branded outcast, stripped of his sword, and despised as a traitor.
But he alone sees the danger to come.
Hired to find a man who has stolen classified information from a government research facility, Sam Mackenzie and his partner Simone track their quarry to the backwater town of Iguana Key. Sam soon finds himself at police headquarters for questioning after a local citizen is killed. As the murders continue, the police need a scapegoat and their sights are dead set on Sam. To get the police off his back, Sam enlists the help of Lora Diamond, a beautiful newspaper reporter, and Harpo Crumm, a homeless man also hunting the killer for reasons of his own. He uncovers a connection to a secret government program that reaches all the way to the nation’s capital. Navigating a minefield of hired thugs and assassins, he stalks the killer and becomes a target himself. The intersection of the players’ investigative paths leads to a deadly conclusion.
Baby Boomer Carol Andrews is shocked to hear that her hunky landscaper, Will Finnegan, has died, and feels obligated to pay her respects to his family. But this Finnegan’s wake is shut down before it even starts, when Carol discovers someone has added a pair of scissors to the guest of honor’s chest. Once again, her husband Jim and the Fairport police forbid Carol to get involved. But the always curious Carol can’t help herself when one of the most important people in her life jumps to the top of the suspect list.