Blake Weston is a smart, savvy, no BS New Yorker. Her husband, Ralph Marino, is a très James Bond ex-cop and head of security for a large international corporation.
When Blake buys a “Chanel” bag from a sidewalk vendor, her problems start—but don’t end—with a mugging. They escalate to encounters with an Emmy-obsessed war reporter with a humongo pair of 36 Double Ds, an iPhone-obsessed Afghan war lord with an itchy trigger finger, and a showdown in Shanghai with a beautiful woman who might—or might not—be deadly.
Meanwhile, Ralph is about to hit the Big Six O and he’s not happy about it. Not that Blake is exactly thrilled about the prospect, either. Especially now that she suspects Ralph might be cheating on her. Again.
When Brea Cass, a young mother, is awakened in the night by the news that her loving husband, Paul, has been shot during a robbery, she is stunned. When she finally emerges from the fog of her life, it dawns on her that something is amiss in the way her husband died.
As Brea searches for answers, she discovers things she never knew… and things she’s not sure she wants to know. Delving into unsolved mysteries brings several questions to the forefront of Brea’s thoughts, and she must decide if moving forward can erase the heartache and mistakes.
Kyla Spencer refuses to feel. Feelings are messy;
they hold you back.
Due to a painful past she keeps everyone at arm’s length. When the going gets tough, Kyla can deal. But when the going makes her try to feel…she gets going.
But when she is abducted and presented as a gift to Tristan, a bored vampire prince who is destined to become something akin to a king, she has to face a few facts. Beyond facing that vampires are real Kyla has to face emotions that Tristan won’t let her run from. And why the heck does he smell and taste like dessert, anyway?
Tristan is a vampire with a ravenous but insatiable appetite.
Abigail Winters leads a perfectly ordinary life until the night she’s transported to an alternate earth. Attacked by vampires, her life is saved by the gorgeous but dangerous vampire, Val. When Val is injured and needs her blood to heal, she repays her debt by allowing him to feed from her. But she is unprepared for the immediate desire she now feels for the sexy vampire.
Despite saving her life, Val has no interest in feeding from the chubby human. It will be weeks before her need for him wears off, if she doesn’t go mad first, and he has no wish to have her pining after him and begging him to feed from her again or worse – have sex with her. Gravely injured and with no other choice, he feeds from Abigail and is intoxicated by the sweet taste of her blood. Determined to claim her, his obsession with her grows as she fights her undeniable attraction to him.
Rachel was away for her first year in college. She had remained a virgin all through high school and was tired of waiting for the right one to come along.
Brad was her best friend’s brother and two years ahead of her in school. He was tall, muscular, and extremely sexy.
Rachel had a huge crush on Brad when she was younger. He was the one who kissed her for the very first time. When she went to high school, she saw a side of him that she didn’t like. He was arrogant and extremely cocky. Being the star of the football team gave him many advantages, and those advantage went straight to his head.
When Brad left for college, Rachel was able to avoid seeing him for two wonderful years. She was thrilled and had no intention of seeing him anytime soon. Home for the Thanksgiving holiday, Rachel hoped she could continue to avoid him.
Niquole Wright seems to have it all; expensive cars, two beautiful children and a rising record label that she dedicates more time to than her family. Everything is perfect except for one thing…her husband Germaine. She has run her course with him and he needs to be replaced. When the handsome and seductive Kingston enters her life, he becomes the perfect substitute. Clueless to his wife’s plan, Germaine continues to be a loving naive husband while Niquole’s full blown affair quickly becomes her sick obsession. Desperate to start a new life with her new man, Niquole does everything in her power to push Germaine out of the picture.
Gwen Bristow’s New York Times–bestselling historical novel about a dressmaker who spies for the rebel cause in Revolutionary-era Charleston.
A bustling port city, Charleston, South Carolina, is the crossroads of the American Revolution where supplies and weapons for the rebel army must be unloaded and smuggled north. From the window of the dressmaker’s shop where she works, lovely Celia Garth, recently engaged to the heir to a magnificent plantation, watches all of this thrilling activity.
When the unthinkable occurs and the British capture and occupy Charleston, bringing fiery retribution to the surrounding countryside, Celia sees her world destroyed.
Her powerful presence brings him to his knees.
His animalistic ruggedness has her panting for more.
Always forced to keep her powers and identity under wraps, Isadora Berta dreams of a normal life. After encountering the sexy and mysterious Ryerson McKinnon, the up-and-coming Alpha wolf, she realizes her life was never destined for normalcy. With their desire for one another intensifying and the passion between them igniting, Ryerson tries to keep his amped up libido in check.
Easier said than done…
Sometimes readers just want to know what happens next. Dr. William Marty presents the entire narrative of the Bible in chronological order from creation to the New Testament Church. The action moves smoothly from story to story without slowing down for law, poetry, prophecy, or instruction. The Whole Bible Story is perfect for new Christians looking to understand the overall flow of the Bible or seasoned believers wanting a refresher course. It can be read straight through or used as a reference tool for better understanding of specific biblical events.
You are invited to the wedding of the century…
1000 guests and counting.
All Blake’s tiger wanted was a small wedding in her parents’ backyard.
But with Blake’s controlling mother calling the shots, not to mention the wedding planner from hell, Jennifer’s patience is tested.
Meanwhile, Blake has to deal with a skeleton in the closet: a jealous, delusional woman from his past who harbors a secret. A big secret…one that threatens to tear the perfect couple apart.
Will Blake and Jennifer get their happily ever after when whatever can go wrong goes wrong until their very lives are threatened?
It’s a dog eat dog world for Ava Martinez. On the surface her life seems charmed – beauty, brains, a successful veterinary practice – but Ava harbors a secret. And one rash act on a foggy night threatens to destroy it all. The niece of one of the most ruthless crime lords in the country, Ava has lived her life as an unwilling pawn in her uncle’s illegal game. When Ava accidentally stumbles upon an unknown man lying unconscious in the trunk of a car – a man destined for death at the hands of her uncle’s men – she risks her life to get him to safety and to thwart her uncle’s nefarious scheme.
A detective who believes in patterns and a serial killer obsessed with chaos try to break each other’s codes in this thrilling crime novel from Steve Mosby.
Detective Inspector Andrew Hicks thinks he knows all about murder. However horrific the act, the reasons behind it are usually easy to explain. So when a woman is found bludgeoned to death, he suspects a crime of passion and focuses his attention on her possessive ex-husband. But when a second, similarly beaten, body is found, Hicks is forced to think again.
As more murders occur in quick succession, the inspector realizes he’s dealing with a type of killer he’s never faced before, one who does not follow his logic. Then the letters begin to arrive . . .
One of the most beloved figures of the twentieth century, First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt remains a role model for a life well lived. At the age of seventy-six, Roosevelt penned this simple guide to living a fuller life. You Learn by Living is a powerful volume of enduring commonsense ideas and heartfelt values. Offering her own philosophy on living, Eleanor takes readers on a path to compassion, confidence, maturity, civic stewardship, and more. Her keys to a fulfilling life?
- Learning to Learn
- Fear—the Great Enemy
- The Uses of Time
- The Difficult Art of Maturity
- Readjustment is Endless
- Learning to Be Useful
- The Right to Be an Individual
- How to Get the Best Out of People
- Facing Responsibility
- How Everyone Can Take Part in Politics
- Learning to Be a Public Servant
The debate over whether the Net is good or bad for us fills the airwaves and the blogosphere. But for all the heat of claim and counter-claim, the argument is essentially beside the point: it’s here; it’s everywhere. The real question is, do we direct technology, or do we let ourselves be directed by it and those who have mastered it? “Choose the former,” writes Rushkoff, “and you gain access to the control panel of civilization. Choose the latter, and it could be the last real choice you get to make.” In ten chapters, composed of ten “commands” accompanied by original illustrations from comic artist Leland Purvis, Rushkoff provides cyberenthusiasts and technophobes alike with the guidelines to navigate this new universe.
In her first cookbook, a revered former cook at Savannah’s most renowned restaurant divulges her locally famous Savannah recipes—many of them never written down before—and those of her family and friends
Hundreds of thousands of people have made a trip to dine on the exceptional food cooked by Dora Charles at Savannah’s most famous restaurant. Now, the woman who was barraged by editors and agents to tell her story invites us into her home to taste the food she loves best.
These are the intensely satisfying dishes at the heart of Dora’s beloved Savannah: Shrimp and Rice; Simple Smoky Okra; Buttermilk Cornbread from her grandmother; and of course, a truly incomparable Fried Chicken. Each dish has a “secret ingredient” for a burst of flavor: mayonnaise in the biscuits; Savannah Seasoning in her Gone to Glory Potato Salad; sugar-glazed bacon in her deviled eggs.