Chicago Blue: A Red Riley Adventure
Bombs are going off in downtown Chicago. Caught in the middle is Kay Riley, an unassuming police officer framed for the devastation.
On the run with only her sense of humor and a few old friends to help her out, Kay faces an annoying hitman, a sexy thief, and a madman with a penchant for destruction.
Unexpectedly, Kay finds that being an outlaw agrees with her. She’s not a karate expert, she can’t pick a lock, and she certainly isn’t a master of disguise, but Riley is stubborn, and this is her city. She’s not going down without a fight!
Medicine Men: Extreme Appalachian Doctoring
- Medicine Men is an extraordinary collection of the most memorable moments from old-school rural physicians who each practiced medicine for more than 50 years in the Southern Appalachian Mountains.
- It contains hilarious, heroic, and heartwarming true stories of miracle cures, ghost dogs, and much madcap medical mayhem.
- Jourdan’s work is often compared to James Herriot and Bill Bryson.Her books are on hundreds of lists of best books of the year, funniest books, and best book club books.
- Quotations in the book are rendered as they were spoken – in real-life Appalachian dialect.
A VOW TO KEEP (Vengeance Trilogy Book 1)
Medieval romance – England 1245. Sir Royce de Bremont has spent his entire life plotting revenge against his traitorous uncle. Kidnapping the man’s bride-to-be brings Royce one step closer to fulfilling his vow of vengeance.
Lady Alyna of Montvue has no desire to marry nor to become a pawn in a game of vengeance. Her only wish is to find a safe place to raise the orphan gifted with second sight she vowed to protect.
The beautiful lady and her precocious son make Royce long for a family of his own, yet until he reclaims his birthright, he has little to offer them.
Murder Of A Werewolf (A Brimstone Witch Mystery Book 1)
Brimstone – a magical town where supernatural beings live – and murder is on the increase.
Just like her gran, Cassia Winter is a witch. The Winter witches are responsible for investigating crimes in Brimstone. The only problem is, Cassia doesn’t know she’s a witch yet.
When Gran tells Cassia about her true nature, Cassia dismisses it as nonsense. But a terrible incident causes Cassia to change her mind. With her cat, Stanley, at her side, Cassia enters Brimstone and is soon investigating the murder of a werewolf.
Silent No More: Romantic Suspense Duet, Book 1 (The Silent Series)
She thought silence was her best option—until the past threatened to ruin her future.
I was doing fine. Great. My past wasn’t even a blip on my radar. Then they betrayed me. That’s when I met him—the beginning of the cord to my ugly past unraveling.
I can’t allow that happen. No one is ever supposed to know . . .
Surviving the Rachel
Bree Logan is ready to start her post-college life, but when she’s dumped by The One, unable to land a professional job, and has to move back in with her parents, she doesn’t think things can get worse until she ends up with her hair chopped into The Rachel, the infamous haircut made famous by the show Friends. Which is not good since it’s no longer 1994. But sometimes you have to go through challenges to get what you really need, and for Bree, could that include a different career and a romance with Jack Chelten, the boy-next-door?
A Christmas Bride
Her name is Serenity Adams. She’s Timothy Crawford’s fiancée, and he’s going to present her to his grandfather in less than twenty-four hours. The only problem is, she doesn’t exist. Now the desperate nobleman must find a willing woman to play the role of his affianced or risk being disinherited. Providence steps in when he stumbles across an overturned carriage. The injured beauty he rescues has no memory of the accident—or of who she is.
“Serenity” remembers nothing except awaking to the magnificent sight of a dashing, golden-haired stranger. When he asks her to take part in a risky act of deception, she has no choice but to accept. At Timothy’s ancestral estate, she starts to fall for the nobleman who woos her passionately but whom she can never wed.
Apples Should Be Red
Recipe for Thanksgiving Dinner:
Start with 62-year old politically incorrect, chain-smoking, hard-cussing curmudgeon.
Add 59-year old sexually-repressed know-it-all in pearls.
Throw in a beer can-turkey, a battle for horticultural supremacy, and nudist next-door neighbor.
Serve on paper plates, garnished with garden gnome.
Tastes like happily ever after.
Society for Paranormals: Cases 1 – 3
3-in-1 boxed set. Lara Croft meets Jane Austen in colonial Kenya.
A paranormal detective refuses to let danger, death and unwanted suitors inconvenience her in the small town of Nairobi. These are the first three cases in the “Society for Paranormals” series. Welcome to a cozy mystery series concerning Victorian etiquette, African mythology and the search for a perfect spot of tea. If you enjoy historical mysteries, adore Victorian steampunk, appreciate British humor, or would love to experience adventure in colonial Africa, then get ready to start your supernatural safari.
No Longer Human
The poignant and fascinating story of a young man who is caught between the breakup of the traditions of a northern Japanese aristocratic family and the impact of Western ideas.
Portraying himself as a failure, the protagonist of Osamu Dazai’s No Longer Human narrates a seemingly normal life even while he feels himself incapable of understanding human beings. Oba Yozo’s attempts to reconcile himself to the world around him begin in early childhood, continue through high school, where he becomes a “clown” to mask his alienation, and eventually lead to a failed suicide attempt as an adult. Without sentimentality, he records the casual cruelties of life and its fleeting moments of human connection and tenderness.
Catching Liam (Good Girls Don’t Book 1)
Jillian only has one rule when it comes to love: catch and release. Boy-catching isn’t just a game for Jillian and her friends, it’s a lifestyle. After all, men might be good for a dance or a drink and certainly a little under-cover action of the scandalous variety, but expect much else and you’re bound for heartache.
So when her best friends and fellow boy catchers start dropping like flies, Jillian is determined to keep men in her bedroom and out of her heart. Until she meets Liam McAvoy, the kind of guy that sticks around to make waffles and who can’t—or perhaps won’t—take a hint.
The Savior Generals: How Five Great Commanders Saved Wars That Were Lost – From Ancient Greece to Iraq
Prominent military historian Victor Davis Hanson explores the nature of leadership with his usual depth and vivid prose in The Savior Generals, a set of brilliantly executed pocket biographies of five generals (Themistocles, Belisarius, William Tecumseh Sherman, Matthew Ridgway, and David Petraeus) who single-handedly saved their nations from defeat in war. War is rarely a predictable enterprise-it is a mess of luck, chance, and incalculable variables. Today’s sure winner can easily become tomorrow’s doomed loser. Sudden, sharp changes in fortune can reverse the course of war.
The Forever War (The Forever War Series)
In this novel, a landmark of science fiction that began as an MFA thesis for the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and went on to become an award-winning classic—inspiring a play, a graphic novel, and most recently an in-development film—man has taken to the stars, and soldiers fighting the wars of the future return to Earth forever alienated from their home.
Conscripted into service for the United Nations Exploratory Force, a highly trained unit built for revenge, physics student William Mandella fights for his planet light years away against the alien force known as the Taurans.
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