Brace yourself for a fight! Boston’s District Attorney, Bruce Hudson, must prosecute the Mafia to keep the city safe, but the Mafia doesn’t play fair. When Bruce puts the Adelaide family on trial, the boy that he’s trying to adopt goes missing, and all that’s left in his place is a cryptic message. Welcome to Boston’s underworld, home of organized crime! Mafia Kingpin Victor Adelaide has built a deadly empire out of drugs, prostitution, and murder, and his son, Gabe, will inherit the family business… and Bruce finds out the hard way that this father and son are a force to be reckoned with. After a jury mysteriously votes not to convict, Bruce learns that the Adelaides have other plans than just winning in court, and the child that he cares about is now in danger.
For Olivia Marquis, moving back to the small northern Michigan town of Paradise Bay is a new beginning. She’s leaving heartbreak, sadness, and everything that once held her down behind. The most important thing she’s leaving behind, is trouble.
All she wants now is a quiet life surrounded by childhood friends, family, and her art. Paradise Bay is a place where dreams become reality, and she’s ready to make something of her life. Of course, the last thing she expected was to be drawn to a man everyone in town warns her against, hopelessly caught up in his dark eyes and quick wit.
Andrew Silva, bestselling horror author, veteran, and notorious womanizer, has been living a mostly quiet life in Paradise Bay for the past year.
Pippa Cochran flees an abusive boyfriend only to end up working for a man everyone calls the Grim Reaper—and not just because he’s a bestselling author of horror novels.
Fame and fortune are cold comfort for Seth Wyatt, a man whose inner demons have him living on a volatile precipice—even before someone tries to murder him.
An indefatigable caretaker, Pippa isn’t prepared to battle both her employer and his enemies. Still, she can’t resist the emotional pull of Seth’s damaged son or the opportunity to hide in the fortress he calls home.
Pippa’s new-found security is destroyed when she and Seth are the victims of several near-fatal accidents. To prevent harm to those she’s come to love, must she run again? Can Seth ask her to stay when it could mean one of them might die?
Who would want to murder pop star Flynn Garrison?
That’s exactly what Amber Reed needs to find out. As the lowly support officer and newest recruit at the Celebrity Crimes Investigation Agency’s (CCIA), she has a lot to prove. She’s desperate to get to grips with her first assignment and show that she’s up to the job with the elite agency who specialize in solving crimes for the rich and famous, but there’s a lot at stake… and it’s not only her new career that’s on the line.
Is mixing business and pleasure ever a good idea? Will her relationship with CCIA special agent Charlie survive the challenge of the two of them working together? And then there’s the added complication of agent extraordinaire Martha, a man-eating goddess, also assigned to this investigation, who clearly has designs on Charlie.
Being a single woman owning and operating the only pet store in town can get pretty lonely. After a rough day at the shop, Leah decided she could use some human interaction and good conversation with some friends. After closing the shop for the day she met some friends at the local restaurant. The following morning after her fun night out with friends, Sheriff Burt shows up at her store with an animal emergency. Could it be related to a murder?
Magic isn’t for sissies.
No good comes from this book. The story has magic, mayhem, theft, murder, sass talk, demons, animals committing felonies, gleeful revenge, and bad things happening to good people for no particular reason. It won’t encourage good habits and probably fine tune bad ones. The only lesson learned is don’t lie unless you know the rules.
Teenager Peter Whistler lives at the Little Angels Home for Orphan Boys. Life in New Jersey is harsh in the Great Depression, but Peter has an exceptional ability to lie. He hones his talent, convinced it’s the ticket to easy fortune. He certainly doesn’t foresee the arrival of a murderous conjurer with mysterious designs on a little blind girl named Esther. Drawn into a nefarious plot to unleash a demon, Peter leads Esther and an enchanted terrier on a desperate escape to New Orleans and meets Amelie Marchand.
In Baked Elements, the dynamic owners of Baked NYC and Baked Charleston, Matt Lewis and Renato Poliafito, put their favorite flavors to the test with seventy-two all-new recipes featuring ten essential ingredients: peanut butter, lemon and lime, caramel, booze, pumpkin, malted milk powder, cinnamon, cheese, chocolate, and banana.
From outrageous cakes, such as Lacy Panty Cakes with Whiskey Sauce, to unbelievable cookies, such as Lime Tarragon, to bars, milkshakes, pies, brownies, tarts, and more, these sweets are delicious enough to satisfy everyday cravings and special enough to spice up any celebration.
Kurt MacKinnon resists leaving his training stable to dive back into undercover work. He’s seen enough sordidness to last a lifetime. But when his former partner is murdered, Kurt ships his third-string Thoroughbreds to the backwater track where his partner was last seen alive. He intends to make someone pay, even if the killer turns out to be a talented rider with a smoking hot body and a disarming smile.
Julie West is chasing a big win, struggling to boost her reputation and propel her into the elite jockey ranks. There’s no time for love, but she’d have to be blind and maybe dead not to notice the magnetic new trainer in town. With her talent for handling problem horses, she agrees to work for MacKinnon, never suspecting she’s already a person of interest–and it’s not because of her riding skills.
Reading about danger never prepared Samantha Prince for the desperate phone call from her brother in Brazil that sent her from the safety of her New Orleans bookstore into the rugged, inhospitable Amazon in search of him and a hidden treasure. And reading about romance never prepared Samantha to resist the mysterious appeal of Brock Slader, a guide she hired to help her in her quest.
Alone with Brock in an alien world of orchids and anacondas, primitive headhunters and very up-to-date gunmen, she struggles to keep their relationship strictly business.
Cassidy was looking for a home and a place to belong . . . not for a cowboy to steal her heart.
Having lived through her parents’ endless string of “matrimonial bliss gone wrong,” Cassidy Starr knows when the odds are not in her favor. Divorced and humiliated, her faith on rocky ground, Cassidy is through with love. She’s been bucked o_ that horse far too many times. Instead, she returns to Wishing Springs, Texas, and the rundown farm she’s inherited from her great aunt Roxie. She’ll reopen the strawberry farm and a bed & breakfast and follow in her aunt’s footsteps, remaining forever-independent, happy . . . and single.