Sweets and a Stabbing (The Pink Cupcake Mysteries Book 1)
After a messy divorce, forty-four-year-old Amelia Harley has taken back her maiden name and decided to sell homemade cupcakes out of a food truck. With the help of her two teenage kids in picking out the name and color of her truck (pink, of course) and using social media to help spread the word, Amelia is ready to roll in Food Truck Alley.
However, a man is found stabbed to death in the dining area, and the young man from the burrito food truck next to Amelia’s is arrested. Matthew is a big, tattooed former gang member, an obvious suspect, but Amelia believes he is not the killer.
Can Amelia save an innocent man? Can she make her food truck a success and make her children proud?
Just For Now (Escape to New Zealand Book 3)
For teacher Jenna McKnight, nothing spells “heartbreak” like finding her husband with somebody else–in her bed. It’s clearly time to reinvent herself. A new body, a new city, and a new job later, she’s done just that. The beautiful Auckland villa isn’t really her home, though. Finn Douglas and his kids aren’t really her family, however much she wishes they were. And playing house can be a dangerous game.
Rugby star Finn Douglas is just looking for a temporary nanny and housekeeper. Not a girlfriend, and definitely not a wife. He can’t resist Jenna’s cooking, it’s true. Who knew he’d have so much trouble resisting her? He wants to do what’s right for his kids. But waiting is so hard …
The Seduction of Eva Volk: A Novel of Hitler’s Christians
In World War II, American soldiers were shocked to discover thousands of German POW’s carrying New Testaments. Christians serving Hitler? Never before undertaken in a novel, ‘The Seduction of Eva Volk’ explores the reality of this no-so-simple paradox from the German point of view.
Through the eyes of young Eva Volk, the alluring charm of the Hitler movement is personified in a lover. Desperately seeking wholeness in her broken world, she is quickly swept away by the passions of love and war…until she finds herself facing the consequences of blindness. Her’s is a story that serves as a warning to us all.
The Rainy Day Man: Contemporary Romance (Suspense and Political Mystery Book 1)
Danny Simon, a retired Israeli secret agent, is returned to service and sent to Israeli-occupied South Lebanon. His simple mission – to collect data – is revealed as a conspiracy. The facts, the people and his surroundings are all infected with lies, and as the suspense builds, Simon finds himself trapped.
Is Danny in control – of his family life, of his lover, of his superiors? Can he trust any of them? Can he regain control of his mission and his life? At the end of a thrilling chase, Danny reveals the true nature of his mission, confronting his own, genuine identity.
The rainy day man is a very well written spy story, with a mysterious plot that will make your imagination go into overdrive.
You and Me (Bite-sized Romance Book 1)
We met in the pouring rain, his killer smile stealing my words and his eyes swallowing me whole. My new neighbor. Handsome and playful and soon-to-be heir to the kingdom of my lady parts. Yeah, I said it. I was all but ready to let the man lay siege from the moment I noticed his running shorts cling to very compelling evidence. But a few stray words revealed a game-changing truth. Now he will need his skills as a surgeon to remove the giant foot he’s jammed in his mouth. He won’t give up until he’s proven to me that polar opposites don’t just attract, they ignite.
Minecraft: Final Play – A Minecraft Novel
Invited to a mysterious Minecraft convention, Rosie enters into The World, a Minecraft server that turns Minecraft into a virtual reality where players can see, hear, smell and feel. The “convention” is actually a survival game wherein players who die will be stuck in the game forever, serving The World’s creator “REDNE”. Rosie, along with redstone genius, Jake and combat hero, Olaf, must fight, mine and, in whole, survive to escape the game in one piece.
The Demon of Darkling Reach (The Black Prince Book 1)
Peregrine Cavendish, 12th Earl of Enzie, has made a devil’s bargain: he’s going to sell Rowena, Isla’s beautiful and innocent younger sister, to a known murderer in exchange for forgiveness of his debts. Tristan Mountbatten, the infamous Duke of Darkling Reach, has a habit of marrying such women and then disposing of them…horribly. For this and other reasons, there are rumors. That he practices the dark arts; that he’s a necromancer; that he is, in fact a demon. And studying him, this notorious politician and realm builder across the table, Isla can believe it. Believe it all. Because she knows, even from that first introduction, that Tristan Mountbatten isn’t human. No one else seems to have noticed the obvious, but Isla has…and is terrified.
Hetta Coffey Collection Boxed Set Books 1-4
Hetta Coffey is a sassy Texan with a snazzy yacht, and she’s not afraid to use it!
She’s pushing forty and is perpetually single when she decides to change her personal life, which hasn’t been working out so well to date. Oh, sure, she’s an engineer who globe-trots for work and pleasure, and she owns her own company, but it’s time for something different. How different, she has no idea until she tackles buying a large yacht and moving aboard.
Gaining confidence in her ability to handle her 45-foot power boat, she takes on a job in Mexico and heads down the Pacific Coast, into hot Mexican water.
Hetta, never one to be accused of being faint of heart, soon learns a voyage like this is not for sissies. Taking off for the Baja sets her off on a series of life-changing escapades that lend a whole new meaning to the phrase “sink or swim.”
The Summer He Came Home (Bad Boys of Crystal Lake Book 1)
Falling asleep in a different bed every night has made it easy for Cain Black to forget his past. It’s been ten years since he packed his guitar and left Crystal Lake, Michigan, to chase his dreams. Now tragedy has forced him home again. And though Cain relishes the freedom of the road, one stolen moment with Maggie O’Rourke makes him wonder if he’s missing out on something bigger than fame.
For Maggie—single mother and newly settled in Crystal Lake—love is a luxury she just can’t afford. Sure, she appreciates the tall, dark and handsome looks of prodigal son Cain Black. But how long can she expect the notorious hellion to stay?
The last thing either of them wants is something complicated. But sometimes love has its own plans.
Seventeen-year-old Jewel Combs is not a lady. She is a guttersnipe living hand-to-mouth on London’s mean streets when she meets a dying man who marries her to spite his aristocratic family. Cold, aloof, breathtakingly handsome, Sebastian, Earl of Moorland, is the head of that family, and when widowed Jewel belligerently presents herself to him as his newest relative his inclination is to throw her back out on the streets. But instead he accepts her into the family to spite his icy, unloving mother, on the condition that Jewel let him turn her into Julia Stratham, lady of the town. Sparks fly between them as Jewel becomes Julia, a stunning beauty, and Sebastian finds himself falling head over heels in love with his own creation.
Endless Night (Queen of Mystery)
Strapped by a chauffeur’s wages, Michael Rogers’ want of a better life seems out of reach. Especially elusive is a magnificent piece of property in Kingston Bishop – until a chance meeting with a beautiful heiress makes his dreams possible. Marrying her is the first step. Building the perfect home is the next. Unfortunately Michael ignored the local warnings about the deadly curse buried in the tract of land, and living out his dreams may exact a higher price than he ever imagined.
Crazy For You (A Controversial Romance)
Crazy For You is a rags to riches tale set against the backdrop of the 80s, movie stars and rock-n-roll… Be careful what you wish for, you just might get it – but will it be worth the price?
“Ms.Edwards hits the perfect pitch with Crazy For You, a glittering tale of Eighties excess–sex, drugs, betrayal, rock-n-roll. I enjoyed every sweet note of this unique story of two people who battle adversity to find harmony together. The writing is very reminiscent of HAROLD ROBBINS and SIDNEY SHELDON.” -Cara Marsi ~ Author of Murder, Mi Amore, 2012 EPPIE Finalist
Eye for Revenge
Something unusual is happening to Quinn Montgomery. Trapped inside her unconscious mind, the sound of her father’s soothing voice seeps through, and the past twenty-four hours comes flooding back. She wakes to find herself in the hospital. Her childhood best friend Evie is dead. But not just dead, murdered, and Evie’s four-year-old son witnessed it all. Traumatized over what he saw, he’s not talking. And when Evie’s cold-blooded killer goes into hiding, Quinn isn’t only out for justice, she’s out for revenge.
The Art of Extreme Self-Care: Transform Your Life One Month at a Time
Designed as a practical, action-oriented program, each chapter challenges you to alter one behavior that keeps getting you in trouble. The book is filled with personal stories of how Cheryl and others have learned to make the practice of Extreme Self-Care their new standard for living. With chapters such as “End the Legacy of Deprivation,” “Take Your Hands off the Wheel,” “The Absolute No List,” and “Does That Anger Taste Good?” you will stop the endless cycle of self-betrayal and neglect that stems from daily violations of self-care.
Each chapter includes a relevant resource section that offers books, Websites, audio programs, podcasts, and more should you want to explore a particular topic further.
Bluebeard: A Novel (Delta Fiction)
Broad humor and bitter irony collide in this fictional autobiography of Rabo Karabekian, who, at age seventy-one, wants to be left alone on his Long Island estate with the secret he has locked inside his potato barn. But then a voluptuous young widow badgers Rabo into telling his life story—and Vonnegut in turn tells us the plain, heart-hammering truth about man’s careless fancy to create or destroy what he loves.
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