Second-Hand Murder: Book 1 in The Bandit Hills Series
When second-hand shopkeeper, Cassie Cleary, receives a strange donation that is somehow linked to a recently deceased young woman, things in the eccentric town of Bandit Hills get even stranger.
Will Cassie, and her P.I. pal Dash, find out the meaning behind the unusual artifact before it’s too late? This Paranormal Cozy Mystery is sure to keep you on the edge of your seat, and make you laugh out loud too!
The Devil’s Wire
Jennifer’s new neighbor, Lenise Jameson, is a liar. Lenise claims to have witnessed a disturbing incident involving Jennifer’s husband, Hank, but as far as Jennifer is concerned, the forty-something single mother is a vindictive backstabber out to make trouble.
But Jennifer soon discovers this is no sick joke. Hank has a dark side she knew nothing about.
As Jennifer’s life spirals out of control she has no one to turn to, apart from Lenise, who appears only too willing to help. But just who is Lenise? What does she want from Jennifer? And how far is she willing to go to get it?
A tale about secrets and obsession, and what can happen when you forget to keep your friends close and your enemies closer.
Least Wanted (A Sam McRae Mystery Book 2)
Can Sam defend two clients of murder before becoming the next victim?
Stephanie Ann “Sam” McRae’s busy, but orderly life as a Maryland lawyer takes a chaotic turn when two clients are accused of murder. A poor, black girl is accused of killing her mother. A young man suspected of embezzlement is accused of murdering his boss. The cases collide in a bizarre way involving girl gangs and computer pornography.
Sam ventures into the heart of DC’s suburban ghettos to find answers. A maniacal killer who’ll do anything to hide them stalks her. After a nearly disastrous confrontation, Sam must do business on the run. As the body count grows, Sam races to learn the truth and clear her clients before she becomes the next victim.
A Cast Iron Morning: The 50 Best Cast Iron Breakfast Recipes That Anyone Can Make
If you own a cast iron skillet, then you know that it’s one of the most multipurpose pieces of cook ware in your kitchen. You can easily cook any type of food by putting all the ingredients in one pan. Then you can either cook on the stove top or use this same pan by baking in the oven.
With this concept and a good recipe book, you can make quick and easy healthy and delicious breakfasts in your cast iron skillet. Don’t we all agree that breakfast is the most important meal of the day?
- Sausage and Mushroom Quiches
- Curry and Broccoli Fritters
- Banana Berry Pancakes
- Breakfast Cobbler
- And MANY more!
Love’s Misadventure (Mason Siblings Book 1)
Miss Annabel Bradley refuses to accept life as a spinster. Her many years of pouring greedily over gothic novels has put her head in the clouds; dreaming and hoping for the love she reads about. She has always held a tendre for her best friend, Lane Mason, seventh Earl of Devon, but she does not want to jeopardize their friendship by telling him about those indecent dreams of hers. Anna, therefore, makes a life-changing decision; she is going to accept the proposal of the next suitor to ask!
Lane Mason is an average aristocrat; absorbed in life in general, and content with his status in society. Amid a frequently occurring moment of self-loathing, Lane shockingly discovers his feelings for Anna. Now armed with the awareness of his love for Anna, Lane decides to perpetrate a devilishly clever scheme. He will pay actors to abduct the two of them in order to give Anna an adventure like the ones she reads in her treasured books.
City of Thieves: A Novel
From the critically acclaimed author of The 25th Hour and When the Nines Roll Over and co-creator of the HBO series Game of Thrones, a captivating novel about war, courage, survival — and a remarkable friendship that ripples across a lifetime.
During the Nazis’ brutal siege of Leningrad, Lev Beniov is arrested for looting and thrown into the same cell as a handsome deserter named Kolya. Instead of being executed, Lev and Kolya are given a shot at saving their own lives by complying with an outrageous directive: secure a dozen eggs for a powerful Soviet colonel to use in his daughter’s wedding cake. In a city cut off from all supplies and suffering unbelievable deprivation, Lev and Kolya embark on a hunt through the dire lawlessness of Leningrad and behind enemy lines to find the impossible.
By turns insightful and funny, thrilling and terrifying, the New York Times bestseller City of Thieves is a gripping, cinematic World War II adventure and an intimate coming-of-age story with an utterly contemporary feel for how boys become men.
The Reunion: A Novel
There are people in this world we pass right by without giving a second thought. They are almost invisible. Yet some of them have amazing stories to tell, if we’d only take the time to listen . . .Aaron Miller was an old, worn-out Vietnam vet, a handyman in a trailer park. Forty years prior, he saved the lives of three young men in the field only to come home from the war and lose everything. But God is a master at finding and redeeming the lost things of life. Aaron is about to be found. And the one who finds him just might find the love of his life as well.Expert storyteller Dan Walsh pens a new tale filled with the things his fans have come to love–forgiveness, redemption, love, and that certain bittersweet quality that few authors ever truly master. Fans old and new will find themselves drawn into this latest story about how God cares for everyone.
A hilarious and biting memoir from the actor, comedian and Saturday Night Live alumni David Spade.
First Taking fans back to his childhood as a wannabe cool younger brother and recounting his excruciating road-tour to fame—when he was regularly mistaken for a ten year-old, Spade then dishes about his time crisscrossing the country as a comedian, for low-paying gigs and dragging along his mother’s old suitcase full of props. He also covers his years on SNL during the beloved Rock/Sandler/Farley era of the 1990s, including his close working relationship and friendship with Chris Farley and brags about the ridiculous perks that fame has brought into his life, including the constant fear of being fired, a crazy ex-assistant who attacked him while he was sleeping, a run-in with Eddie Murphy on the mean streets of Beverly Hills, and of course an endless supply of hot chicks.
The Dog at My Feet: Stories of the Dogs We Love
What would we do without our dogs? They are there for us when things are going great and when we are at our worst. And they still love us. Dogs bring an intense loyalty and love to our lives that no other pet–or human!–can match. When we want to give up, they come to us with wagging tails and goofy smiles, asking to go for a walk or play tug-of-war. Nothing can lift our spirits like our dogs.
In this heartwarming collection of true stories, you will meet many dogs–some big, some small, some rambunctious, and some serene. Each of them has played an important part in the lives of their humans. You’ll meet a three-legged survivor who helps heal a broken family, a funny mutt who brings laughter to a house filled with anxiety, a local celebrity pup who brings smiles and customers to a couple’s store, and many more ordinary and extraordinary canines.
A Bodkin for the Bride (Wisteria Tearoom Book 4)
Something old, something new, something dead…
It’s autumn in Santa Fe, and Ellen Rosings is planning her Aunt Nat’s wedding at the Wisteria Tearoom. Her progress is derailed by a dead body—yes, another one—that she finds in her aunt’s driveway.
The corpse is an artist Ellen saw that morning selling gem-handled knives at the Tesuque Pueblo Flea Market. The detective assigned to the case—not, alas, the handsome, sympathetic Tony Aragón—is looking to Ellen to explain why the body ended up in Nat’s driveway. Tony is busy on his own case and can’t help.
Soon the dead artist starts appearing in Ellen’s dreams, holding the knife that was found beside him. He wasn’t stabbed. What does it mean?
The St. Paul Conspiracy (Mac McRyan Series)
Claire Daniels was stunningly attractive… blonde hair, blue eyes and a curvaceous body she worked on relentlessly. Claire was the desire of every man in town. As the Twin Cities’ most prominent political and investigative reporter she reported the news…now she was the news.
Murder… Greed… Treason…
Thirty-two-year-old, fourth-generation St. Paul Homicide Detective “Mac” McRyan thought his day was going to be less stressful. The day would involve paper work, coffee, and maybe even an early trip to the pub. Then his cell phone rings… A body has been found in a high-end condominium between Summit and Grand Avenues; and it’s not just anyone. With the Daniels brutal murder on top of the latest serial killer attack, the political and media pressure on the police department only builds and places Mac in the middle of a dangerous and high-stakes murder investigation that will ultimately have national political and security implications.
I Suck at Girls
From the #1 New York Times bestseller author of Sh*t My Dad Says, Justin Halpern, comes a laugh-out-loud funny and deeply touching collection of personal stories about relationships with the opposite sex, from a first kiss to getting engaged and all the awkward moments in between. With Sh*t My Dad Says, Halpern brought his brand of talented comedic writing to the world. Now, with this equally poignant, hilarious, and provocative memoir, he establishes himself as one of popular writing’s great humorists among the likes of David Sedaris, Sarah Vowell, and David Rakoff. Fans of biting, honor-infused memoirs such as Me Talk Pretty One Day and Assassination Vacation will find Halpern’s I Suck at Girls an unforgettable journey into the best and worst moments of one man’s adventures in romance.
Executive Dirt (A Sedona O’Hala Mystery Book 4)
Sedona happily turns down Steve Huntington’s latest undercover project when Mark gets her a fantastic job testing advanced cell phones. But if the dead body of her co-worker is any indication, the new job may not prove to be any safer than Huntington’s covert assignments.
Sedona finds herself knee-deep in dirt and tangled in clues that unravel faster than the baby bib she is supposed to be sewing for her niece. Her parents are in town to visit the new baby, and Mark has decided it’s time for Sedona to meet his mother. Can she somehow endure family interferences and stay alive long enough to solve the case?
Death and Dark Money (Sabel Security #4)
Can unhinged veteran Jacob Stearne and former athlete Pia Sabel unravel a web of political intrigue, dark money, and murder in time to save the country?
Join 100,000 readers riveted by the first three in the Sabel Security series for the fourth gripping novel ripped from tomorrow’s headlines.
Jacob was a killing machine for the Army until he started listening to Mercury, winged messenger of the Roman gods. Now he works for Sabel Security. He’s definitely lethal, probably crazy, and detectives think he’s the next rampage killer. When a stranger with an indecipherable message is murdered in his driveway he must uncover the real assassins before the detectives lock him up with the criminally insane.
Pia Sabel asks about a $20 million overpayment and suddenly swat teams of assassins descend on her meetings. Forced to flee killers and rogue cops, she uncovers a web of political intrigue, dark money, and bribery. The only thing she knows for certain is that her country’s government is for sale to the highest bidder. Can she take down the billionaires intent on influencing American elections in time?
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