Jack of All Trades
A dream job becomes murder for Jack, a builder, when he gets the job to repair the summerhouse of a millionaire couple in Chigwell. The two months work will pay his debts, and give him space to sort out his personal demons. Except, the couple are at war, both having affairs, their marriage beyond salvage. The husband fires Jack, she takes him back on – and suddenly he is too involved with their scheming.
Bakeries and Bones (A Westford Bay B&B Cozy Mystery – Book Zero)
To most people, Ally Wescott has an idyllic life. Engaged to a French banker, a quaint apartment in Greater London, an array of amazing friends and a family friend whose bakery she gets to spend her free time in, polishing her passion for making sweet treats. What could possibly go wrong?
She’s about to find out.
A surprise letter, a wavering fiancé and the discovery of bones are about to shake her peaceful world to the core, and this time, a cup of tea and a slice of apple pie won’t fix the major upheaval in her life… or will it?
Fakers (Canaan Island Book 1)
Kyra Aberdeen is a YouTube sensation. Her bubbling personality and fresh beauty capture her audience each week, but they don’t know the truth—she’s just faking it. Beneath the surface of light-hearted smiles is a simmering darkness threatening to pull Kyra under.
When Kyra moves to Canaan Island and buys her deceased mother’s childhood home, she hopes to confront the lurking shadows haunting her every step. But when she meets her grumpy contractor, even her best-laid plans start to unravel.
Agents Under Fire: (3-in-1: Guardian Agent, Avenging Agent, Warrior Agent)
Three rough and tough former Navy SEALs who don’t know the meaning of impossible.
Three adventurous, irresistible women who don’t mind teaching them.
Add a secret FBI mission and a corrupt politician who wants them all dead, and watch the fireworks erupt. (Or is that gunfire?)
A team that fights together sleeps together? Well, not ALL together.
(But—okay, fine—love IS in the air.) (Seriously, these guys are hotter than a fire on a submarine.)
A Charmed Life: A Witch Cozy Mystery (Halloween LaVeau Series Book 5)
Things have changed for Halloween LaVeau since becoming leader of the Underworld. To most people her life seems quite charmed now. Hallie went from worst witch ever to being not too shabby. She has a handsome boyfriend, a thriving bed and breakfast business that actually has guests, and her cooking skills are much improved. All is not what it seems though. With sexy brothers Nicolas Marcos and Liam Rankin by her side, Hallie is faced with the biggest decision of her life.
Safe Haven (The Protectors Book 1)
Tank has spent his life protecting people. He works for one of the most successful security companies in the world, makes more money than most people see in a lifetime, and has a past that no one can ever know about.
Hayley Elliott will do anything to keep her mom safe. Her sister has found a cure for Alzheimer’s and their mom is living proof that the supplement works. Hiding from the people looking for the supplement’s formula is impossible.
Hit (Codename: Chandler)
She’s an elite spy, working for an agency so secret only three people know it exists. Trained by the best of the best, she has honed her body, her instincts, and her intellect to become the perfect weapon.
Before special operative Chandler was forced to FLEE, she executed the most difficult missions–and most dangerous people–for the government. So when she’s ordered to eliminate a crooked corporate CEO in a manner that looks like natural death, it’s a regular day at the office… until she discovers she’s not the only assassin hunting this particular prey, and her competition is aiming to make this hit into a political statement that will shake the nation.
Deep Summer (Plantation Trilogy Book 1)
For his service in the king’s army during the French and Indian War, Judith Sheramy’s father, a Puritan New Englander, is granted a parcel of land in far-off Louisiana. As the family ventures down the Mississippi to make a new home in the wilderness, Judith meets Philip Larne, an adventurer who travels in the finest clothes Judith has ever seen. He is a rogue, a killer, and a thief—and the first thing he steals is Judith’s heart.
Three thousand acres of untamed jungle, overrun with jaguars, Indians, and pirates, wait for Philip in Louisiana.
Left To Die (An Alvarez & Pescoli Novel Book 1)
Nothing’s More Terrifying. . .
One by one, the victims are carefully captured, toyed with, then subjected to a slow and agonizing death. Piece by piece, his exquisite plan takes shape. The police can’t yet see the beauty in his work–but soon, very soon, they will. . .
Forks Over Knives – The Cookbook: Over 300 Recipes for Plant-Based Eating All Through the Year
A whole-foods, plant-based diet that has never been easier or tastier—learn to cook the Forks Over Knives way with more than 300 recipes for every day!
Forks Over Knives—the book, the film, the movement—is back again in a cookbook. The secret is out: If you want to lose weight, lower your cholesterol, avoid cancer, and prevent (or even reverse) type 2 diabetes and heart disease, the right food is your best medicine. Thousands of people have cut out meat, dairy, and oils and seen amazing results. If you’re among them—or you’d like to be—you need this cookbook.
The Power of Presence: Unlock Your Potential to Influence and Engage Others
When some people speak, everyone listens. When they need commitment to projects, others jump on board. These are the lucky few with “presence”—that subtle magnetic field that signals authority and authenticity.
Wouldn’t it be great if doors opened as effortlessly for you? They can! Everyone, regardless of position or personality, can strengthen their presence. The key is to cultivate the communication aptitude, mental attitude, and unique leadership style needed to connect with and motive others.
The Right Wrong Thing (The Dot Meyerhoff Series)
Officer Randy Spelling had always wanted to be a police officer, to follow in the footsteps of her brothers and her father. Not long after joining the force, she mistakenly shoots and kills Lakeisha Gibbs, a pregnant teenager. The community is outraged; Lakeisha’s family is vocal and vicious in their attacks against Spelling. Suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, and filled with remorse, Randy is desperate to apologize to the girl’s family. Everyone, including the police chief, warns her against this, but the young police officer will not be dissuaded.
Time’s Mirror: CHRONOS Files 2.5 (The CHRONOS Files)
The second CHRONOS Files novella follows Prudence’s story from her fateful first journey with the CHRONOS key to the point where her story intersects with Kiernan Dunne in the first novella, Time’s Echo. It also helps sets the stage for Time’s Divide, the third and final book in The CHRONOS Files, coming from Skyscape in October.
It’s 1984 and the only things on Prudence Pierce’s mind are seducing her violin instructor and, with the help of her sister Deborah, avoiding the wrath of their mother for stepping out of the house dressed like Madonna.
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