One Love – Two Hearts – Three Stories: A Pride & Prejudice Anthology: The Library, Married!, Ramsgate
“One Love”, legendary in proportions, unites the “Two Hearts” of Elizabeth Bennet and Fitzwilliam Darcy. Delight in the sweet romance of “Three Stories” from J. Dawn King’s what-if variations inspired by Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice.
The Library becomes the set of a comedy of errors which just might open up the path to endearing confessions between these two hearts as Mr. Darcy takes a golden opportunity to command Elizabeth’s attention while at Netherfield Park.
Married! – Elizabeth Bennet is thrown into a misadventure when she successfully assists a fellow maiden in distress only to find her own reputation jeopardized. When the only solution is to marry a man she just met, can she find happiness with the kind-hearted, but imperfect stranger? Is love a faraway dream in her new life as Mrs. Fitzwilliam Darcy? (Novel)
The Chosen One
Girls are a risk college freshman Ainsley Carmichael can’t take. Her powerful political family sees her as the Chosen One who will someday be president. Upholding a carefully crafted veneer is second nature until
the first day of class when Maya’s mysterious gray eyes hold her in thrall. Ainsley may be out publically regarding her sexual orientation, but she lives Under the shadow of the Carmichael’s ancient but shrewd matriarch in this
contemporary lesbian romance. The girls pair up for a history project, and it soon becomes clear Maya is hiding something when she cuts their first kiss short by pointing out they come from different worlds.
L.o.v.e.: (L.o.v.e. book 1)
Before you dive into this story, I need you to promise me something. I need you to promise me just this one thing and I believe you’re one of those people that keeps their promises.
Okay, now it’s done.
You, my dear reader, just promise me not to hate him.
See, he really didn’t have a choice. Well, maybe he did in the eyes of some people, but in his, he didn’t, and I’m sure he considered every other way, every other angle. But in the end it all came to this.
And I’m glad, I’m so fucking glad that he chose that direction. That he chose to go down that route.
Lahn’s Edge – An International Crime Thriller
Meet Patrick Lacher, a fully-recovered Purple Heart recipient and an American hero. He’s a model soldier, possessing a genius IQ and dashing good looks. He’s also rumored to have family money back in Texas, which would explain his M-series BMW, his luxury apartment and his stable of alluring women.
Patrick has it all. He has a dark secret, too.
Unknown to his unit, golden boy Patrick Lacher is a thief. He’s concocted a seemingly foolproof method for stealing and selling Army fuel. There’s just one flaw in his scheme: a beautiful, equally-intelligent young criminal named Rebekka.
JASE (A Men of Steel Book 1)
Meet Jase Steel, a twenty-two-year-old hot-as-hell, tattooed, and pierced bad boy, who doesn’t care what you or anyone else things of him.
But Jase’s wild ways and “who gives a f” attitude is about to change. He can’t seem to get the beautifully innocent, blonde college girl out of his head. So what she’s the cousin of a friend who does not approve? Jase has never exercised self-control when it came to getting a woman, and he wasn’t going to start now.
After tricking Carly into “fake dating,” it turns out the joke’s on him, as Jase falls hard and fast for her. But as painful secrets from his past come to light, Jase will have to man up and bare it all to Carly, even if the ugly truth could tare them apart forever.
Legacy of the Blade (Series Prequel)
Corbett Blake is a child who wants to be a knight and follow in his father’s footsteps, but because he is gifted, he is sent to be a sorcerer’s apprentice instead.
This short story of approximately 6,500 words is the prequel of the four-book Legacy of the Blade series, and sets the scenes for the books to follow. The full-length novels in the series are: Lord of the Blade, Lady Renegade, Lord of Illusion, Lady of the Mist. (Excerpts included at end of prequel).
Silent Run (Sanders Brothers #1)
A woman wakes in a hospital bed with no idea of who she is. Her memory is gone, her baby missing. All she has is the gripping certainty that she is in mortal danger. Then a handsome, angry stranger barges in and makes a terrible accusation. He was her lover–and her child’s father–until she disappeared seven months ago.
Jake Sanders swore he’d never forgive Sarah Tucker, but he isn’t about to let her get away again–especially not with his daughter still missing. If he has any chance of recovering his baby, he must help the woman who betrayed him retrieve the pieces of her shattered memory–without letting his feelings get in the way.
Haunted by troubling flashes of memory, Sarah begins to realize she’s lived a life of lies. But what is the truth? And where is her baby?
The Shadows (Fianna Trilogy Book 1)
Grace Knox is about to turn seventeen, and the world of Victorian New York society should be opening to her—a time of dances and parties and boys vying for her heart and her hand. Instead, Grace’s world is closing in: the family business is gone; her brother is drinking and gambling away whatever is left; her widowed mother cannot cope; and her grandmother is slipping into madness. And now Grace is having disturbing dreams of ancient battles.
Grace’s only hope is to marry Patrick Devlin and let his fortune save them all. But she isn’t sure she loves Patrick, and she doesn’t share his passion to free Ireland from British rule. Why look to Ireland when there is so much poverty and despair here?
Mr. President (White House Book 1)
He’s won the hearts of millions. But is he willing to lose his?
I met the president’s son when we were both young. Matthew Hamilton was handsome, polished, and intelligent. I’d never met a guy like him.
He promised me that he’d never run for president. I promised that if he did, I’d be by his side.
Three terms later, an invitation to join Matthew Hamilton’s campaign is the most exhilarating opportunity I’ve ever experienced. I’m determined to make a difference; he is determined to win.
Focused on his goal, Matt is steadfast, ruthless, and disarming. All eyes are on him and his popularity is surging. But soon, the next possible president of the United States is possessing me in more ways than one—and despite the risks, I’m helpless to resist.
Off Balance: A Memoir
In this searing and riveting New York Times bestseller, Olympic gold medalist Dominique Moceanu reveals the dark underbelly of Olympic gymnastics, the true price of success…and the shocking secret about her past and her family that she only learned years later.
At fourteen years old, Dominique Moceanu was the youngest member of the 1996 US Women’s Olympic Gymnastics team, the first and only American women’s team to take gold at the Olympics. Her pixyish appearance and ferocious competitive drive quickly earned her the status of media darling.
Instant Attraction (Wilder Book 1)
Accountant Katie Kramer is a quintessential good girl–working hard, recycling diligently, all the while trying to ignore the feeling that she doesn’t fit in anywhere. That’s all she wants. Well, that–and amazing sex, and the kind of daredevil escapade she can look back on when she’s crunching numbers in a dusty cubicle. Which explains why she just took a job in Wishful, California, working for Wilder Adventures and Expeditions. Waking up to find a magnificently built stranger towering over her bed–that part defies explanation. . .
The Westies: Inside New York’s Irish Mob
It’s men like Jimmy Coonan and Mickey Featherstone who gave Hell’s Kitchen its name. In the mid-1970s, these two longtime friends take the reins of New York’s Irish mob, using brute force to give it hitherto unthinkable power. Jimmy, a charismatic sociopath, is the leader. Mickey, whose memories of Vietnam torture him daily, is his enforcer. Together they make brutality their trademark, butchering bodies or hurling them out the window. Under their reign, Hell’s Kitchen becomes a place where death literally rains from the sky. But when Mickey goes down for a murder he didn’t commit, he suspects his friend has sold him out.
Fangirl: A Novel
In Rainbow Rowell’s Fangirl, Cath is a Simon Snow fan. Okay, the whole world is a Simon Snow fan, but for Cath, being a fan is her life-and she’s really good at it. She and her twin sister, Wren, ensconced themselves in the Simon Snow series when they were just kids; it’s what got them through their mother leaving.
Reading. Rereading. Hanging out in Simon Snow forums, writing Simon Snow fan fiction, dressing up like the characters for every movie premiere.
Cath’s sister has mostly grown away from fandom, but Cath can’t let go. She doesn’t want to.
Now that they’re going to college, Wren has told Cath she doesn’t want to be roommates. Cath is on her own, completely outside of her comfort zone.
The Officer’s Promise (Brothers in Blue #1)
NYPD Officer Ryker Cunningham comes from a family of men committed to upholding every letter of the law. But when he crosses paths with MaryAnn Glover, a troubled woman who not only tempts his heart but also his self-control, his need to protect her overrides everything he’s ever believed in. With a promise to keep her safe at any cost, Ryker shows MaryAnn what it means to live without fear…and love without regret.
Wild Wicked Scot (The Highland Grooms)
Born into riches and groomed in English luxury, Margot Armstrong didn’t belong in a Scottish chieftain’s devil-may-care world. Three years ago she fled their marriage of convenience and hasn’t looked back—except to relive the moments spent in wild, rugged Arran McKenzie’s passionate embrace. But as their respective countries’ fragile unity threatens to unravel, Margot must return to her husband to uncover his role in the treachery before her family can be accused of it.
Stuff I Forgot to Tell My Daughter
A warm and witty memoir of motherhood (or what you meant to say but were too busy parenting …)
Every middle-aged woman wants to say in a firm, clear, loving voice to every young woman: ‘I have been you. But you haven’t been me, yet … You should listen.’
Liberated from the daily minutiae when her daughter left home, Michele A’Court suddenly found the time she’d never had as a parent – to think about being a parent. Mostly, she spent the time wondering if she’d told her daughter everything she needed to know – such as how to store ginger, get rid of bloodstains, calculate GST, stop your tights snagging, the meaning of feminism … that sort of thing.
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