England, 1813. Aster Tanner is alone in the world and keeps a roof over her head by working the one asset she has – her mind. She needs her job; she does not need a Scotsman underfoot, making her heart flutter with heated glances and impertinent questions.
Iain McIntyre, Captain in the Second Dragoons, has a confidential assignment: find a list rumoured to name traitors working against England. He is looking for anything unusual — like a woman working as a secretary. He tells himself his fascination with the lass is because she holds a man’s position, and nothing to do with his rising desire to know the sharp mind hidden behind her darkened glasses.
When Aster is targeted by those intent on recovering the list, she must decide who to trust. She has seven encrypted names. But whose?
Mara Aphrodisios Montgomery was born a bear, a Greek Werebear to be exact. She was lucky enough to find her fated mate, Logan Montgomery, a Celtic Wolf Shifter. But Fate was fickle and it all went up in a blaze of prejudice and hatred.
Thirteen years ago unspeakable acts of hatred and cruelty ripped Mara’s whole world apart, leaving her shattered and alone. Now Destiny and a few meddling “gods” are conspiring to give her a second chance at the fate she was created for….
Soon our fated mates find themselves neck deep in the newly formed Beast Realm with enemies stalking from all sides. Can these two lovers recapture the life they believed lost forever? Or will Fate once again destroy their dreams?
Dax Jamison is a troubled teen from the wrong side of the tracks. In foster care since he was just a boy, he’s been bounced from home to home until he finally winds up in Darling, California. It’s there that things start to change for the better. When Trisha Wagner, one of the rich kids, sticks up for Dax, he can’t believe his luck. Dax has a chance to make something of himself—to rise above his unfortunate circumstances–but his cards may fall in a different direction. He loves Trish, but she seems destined for the kind of life Dax doesn’t fit into. What is Dax’s destiny? This prequel to best selling MC romance novel, Satin and Steel, reveals how a tough kid who needs a family ends up becoming the vice president of one of the strongest motorcycle clubs on the west coast—The Phantoms.
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Francesca Amaro moves back to her hometown of Cape Bay, Massachusetts, and takes over the family business, Antonia’s Italian Café. She spends her days making delicious artisan cappuccinos, until she stumbles upon her neighbor’s dead body. When the police discover Mr. Cardosi was poisoned, Francesca becomes a suspect.
The victim’s son, Matty, happens to be Francesca’s old high school friend. Together, they uncover the secrets of the locals in order to find the killer in their idyllic beach town.
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Julep Maddox wants one thing: to launch her dental practice.
In her way: a hot-mess of a secretary, a delicious distraction named Andrew, oh, and also… the mob.
Now instead of focusing on her business, she’s doing j-turns in the middle of the night, using dental floss as a weapon, and hiding in a strange bathroom to solve a kidnapping. What else could possibly go wrong?
Timmy’s adventure begins when his life goes into a tailspin as he loses the career he had dedicated his life to on the same day tragedy strikes a family member. Everything he has worked for has been dashed to pieces in an instant.
In an attempt to escape the society that turned its back on him, Timmy finds himself on a desperate journey where he confronts his understanding of the Christian faith and the hope he can find in Jesus while hoping to make sense of his dreams in this modern world.
Aerial combat brings a thrilling new dimension to the Napoleonic Wars as valiant warriors rise to Britain’s defense by taking to the skies . . . not aboard aircraft but atop the mighty backs of fighting dragons.
When HMS Reliant captures a French frigate and seizes its precious cargo, an unhatched dragon egg, fate sweeps Capt. Will Laurence from his seafaring life into an uncertain future–and an unexpected kinship with a most extraordinary creature. Thrust into the rarified world of the Aerial Corps as master of the dragon Temeraire, he will face a crash course in the daring tactics of airborne battle. For as France’s own dragon-borne forces rally to breach British soil in Bonaparte’s boldest gambit, Laurence and Temeraire must soar into their own baptism of fire.
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Young Fitz is the bastard son of the noble Prince Chivalry, raised in the shadow of the royal court by his father’s gruff stableman. He is treated as an outcast by all the royalty except the devious King Shrewd, who has him secretly tutored in the arts of the assassin. For in Fitz’s blood runs the magic Skill—and the darker knowledge of a child raised with the stable hounds and rejected by his family.
As barbarous raiders ravage the coasts, Fitz is growing to manhood. Soon he will face his first dangerous, soul-shattering mission. And though some regard him as a threat to the throne, he may just be the key to the survival of the kingdom.
An orphan’s life is harsh—and often short—in the mysterious island city of Camorr. But young Locke Lamora dodges death and slavery, becoming a thief under the tutelage of a gifted con artist. As leader of the band of light-fingered brothers known as the Gentleman Bastards, Locke is soon infamous, fooling even the underworld’s most feared ruler. But in the shadows lurks someone still more ambitious and deadly. Faced with a bloody coup that threatens to destroy everyone and everything that holds meaning in his mercenary life, Locke vows to beat the enemy at his own brutal game—or die trying.
In the early seventies, Bill Bryson backpacked across Europe—in search of enlightenment, beer, and women. He was accompanied by an unforgettable sidekick named Stephen Katz (who will be gloriously familiar to readers of Bryson’s A Walk in the Woods). Twenty years later, he decided to retrace his journey. The result is the affectionate and riotously funny Neither Here Nor There.
Laura Lippman, the acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of The Most Dangerous Thing, I’d Know You Anywhere, and What the Dead Know, returns with an addictive story that explores how one man’s disappearance echoes through the lives of the wife, mistress, and daughters he left behind.
When Felix Brewer meets Bernadette “Bambi” Gottschalk at a Valentine’s Dance in 1959, he charms her with wild promises, some of which he actually keeps. Thanks to his lucrative—if not all legal—businesses, she and their three little girls live in luxury. But on the Fourth of July, 1976, Bambi’s comfortable world implodes when Felix, newly convicted and facing prison, mysteriously vanishes.
The impossible has spawned the unthinkable. A military experiment in the year 2021 has thrust an American-led multinational armada back to 1942, right into the middle of the U.S. naval task force speeding toward Midway Atoll—and what was to be the most spectacular U.S. triumph of the entire war.
Thousands died in the chaos, but the ripples had only begun. For these veterans of Pearl Harbor—led by Admirals Nimitz, Halsey, and Spruance—have never seen a helicopter, or a satellite link, or a nuclear weapon. And they’ve never encountered an African American colonel or a British naval commander who was a woman and half-Pakistani. While they embrace the armada’s awesome firepower, they may find the twenty-first century sailors themselves far from acceptable.