Death Turns A Trick (The Rebecca Schwartz Series, Book 1)
Rebecca Schwartz, nice Jewish lawyer with a few too many fantasies, is happily playing the piano in a whorehouse when she suddenly finds herself assigned to make sure a near-naked state senator escapes a police raid. That dirty job done, a lovely evening turns even more delightful when she’s picked up by the cops and spends the next two hours at the Hall of Justice. Could this day get any worse? Of course! Guess who arrives home to find a dead hooker on her living room floor?
Handsome Parker Phillips, Rebecca’s new beau and the most attractive man she’s met in ages, is arrested for the murder. (Worse, she suspects he might actually have done it.)
Killer Twist (A Ghostwriter Mystery Book 1)
With her witty one-liners and penchant for cheap plonk, Roxy Parker is a hip new detective, except she’s not strictly a detective. She’s a ghostwriter with a taste for the morbid—and this time her little sideline has got her in way over her head…
In the first of six stand-alone mysteries, Roxy is hired to ghostwrite the life story of department store heiress Beatrice Musgrave. Beattie has promised Roxy a secret worth writing about, but before she gets the chance to ‘tell all’, the socialite is found ripped to shreds at the bottom of a cliff.
A Tale of Two Elmos (Elmo Jenkins – Book Four)
Elmo Jenkins is celebrating his fifth anniversary as a staff member of First Church. Much has changed at the historic downtown church, with new Senior Pastor Billy Pike Jameson and his humorless wingman Lord Hatchet keeping Elmo more than busy. In the midst of helping the church navigate the precarious waters of starting a contemporary worship service, Elmo is asked to lead a mission trip to Papua New Guinea. As always, Elmo keeps his sense of humor and his faith in God’s higher purpose.
Assignment: Adventure: A SpyCo Collection 1-3
Assignment: Athens – A SpyCo agent is killed on a deserted road and a briefcase containing classified information disappears. With the future of the War on Terror left hanging in the balance, SpyCo chief J. Carlton Moore calls on covert operative James Burke. Encountering shadowy pursuers at every turn, Burke must decide whom he can trust and recover the briefcase before it’s too late.
Assignment: Paris – One man broken-hearted by his wife’s brutal slaying…one nuclear device primed to destroy the city of Paris…one chance to save over two million lives. Can SpyCo agent Perry Hall set aside his grief long enough to prevent the unthinkable?
I’m With You
Can three little words irrevocably change your life?
When the doctors inform Chloe Brennan that her pregnancy is “incompatible with life,” her subsequent choices will change her path forever.
She becomes one of the quiet, unsung heroes of this world, incredibly strong, yet somehow wrongly looked upon as damaged.
Three people will pierce Chloe’s existence: her husband, a stranger, and a precious baby.
The Vampire Voss: Dark Rogue (The Draculia Vampire Trilogy Book 1)
Can you imagine Twilight with carriages, ballgowns, gloves, and corsets? With prim and proper manners, and the wealthy, powerful dukes and lords of London Society?
And then what happens when Voss, the most jaded vampire of them all, falls for a lovely, innocent debutante. She has a sassy wit, a delicious scent…and information he needs desperately.
Plus, her brother is a vampire hunter.
Enter the world of the Draculia, where
In 19th Century London, vampires live alongside the uppercrust members of Society…
Even after centuries of lust, hedonism, and women, Voss, the Viscount Dewhurst, rarely finds himself bored. As a member of the Dracule, he is a rogue of the first order, a man who loves nothing more than a warm woman, excellent vintage, and even a puzzling challenge to keep his mind active.
The John Milton Series: Books 1-3 (The John Milton Series Boxset)
Have you met Milton?
He’s a problem solver. The man the British government calls on to take care of the worst of the worst: the enemies of the state that the Secret Service and the military can’t stop. But years of covert identities and clandestine missions have taken their toll. Milton is troubled by nightmares and resolves to make his next job his last. Then, perhaps, he can start to make amends for everything that he has done.
But it’s not as easy as that.
Milton’s job is not one that you can just walk away from…
The Scavenger’s Daughters (Tales of the Scavenger’s Daughters Book 1)
Having survived torture and imprisonment during China’s Cultural Revolution, Benfu escaped to find love with his compassionate and beautiful Calla Lily. Together they build a fulfilling life around the most menial of jobs—Benfu’s work collecting trash. As he sorts through the discards of others, he regularly discovers abandoned children. With unwavering determination, he and Calli spend decades creating a family of hand-picked daughters that help heal the sorrow and brighten their modest home. But all is not perfect and when crisis threatens to separate their family, Benfu—or possibly his band of headstrong daughters—must find a way to overcome the biggest hardship yet.
Wallbanger (The Cocktail Series Book 1)
Caroline Reynolds has a fantastic new apartment in San Francisco, a Kitchen Aid mixer to die for, and no O (and we’re not talking Oprah here, folks). She has a flourishing design career, an office overlooking the bay, a killer zucchini bread recipe, and no O. She has Clive (the best cat ever), great friends, a great rack, and no O. Adding insult to O-less, she also has an oversexed neighbor with the loudest late-night wallbanging she’s ever heard. Every moan, spank, and—was that a meow?—punctuates the fact that not only is she losing sleep, she still has—yep, you guessed it—no O. Enter Simon Parker.
The New Atkins for a New You: The Ultimate Diet for Shedding Weight and Feeling Great
The all-new international bestseller!
Think you know the Atkins Diet? Think again. This completely updated, easier-than-ever version of the scientifically-proven Atkins diet has helped millions of people around the world lose weight—and maintain that weight loss for life. The New Atkins is…
Powerful: Learn how to eat the wholesome foods that will turn your body into an amazing fat-burning machine.
Easy: The updated and simplified program was created with you and your goals in mind.
Healthy: Atkins is about eating delicious and healthy food—a variety of protein, leafy greens, and other vegetables, nuts, fruits, and whole grains.
The Wedding Pearls
Tessa Wilson’s life is all over the map. She may be clumsy, but this time she’s stumbled into a pickle by choice, not by accident. She’s agreed to take a month-long trip around Texas jammed into a ’59 Cadillac with a drama-loving teenager, two elderly spitfires, and—oh, yes—her biological mama who gave her away at birth. And the ride gets even crazier when hot-as-sin cowboy Branch Thomas crosses into her lane. They don’t call him the sexiest man in the Lone Star State for nothin’.
As the miles pass and sparks fly between Tessa and Branch, her grandmother starts dropping hints about family wedding traditions.
Gilded (The Gilded Series Book 1)
Sixteen-year-old Jae Hwa Lee is a Korean-American girl with a black belt, a deadly proclivity with steel-tipped arrows, and a chip on her shoulder the size of Korea itself. When her widowed dad uproots her to Seoul from her home in L.A., Jae thinks her biggest challenges will be fitting into a new school and dealing with her dismissive Korean grandfather. Then she discovers that a Korean demi-god, Haemosu, has been stealing the soul of the oldest daughter of each generation in her family for centuries. And she’s next.But that’s not Jae’s only problem.
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