June 5, 2008 I made a mistake of epic proportions. Moving home was an easy choice because I knew that I had to make things right. I had hoped to win back Harley’s friendship, but I never imagined that I’d win her heart … or the heart of her son. Now that I have, I’m never letting them go. They’re my life, the reason I breathe. We’ve worked hard to get where we are, and we’re finally standing on solid ground.
Or so I thought …
Annie Riley has just broken both her legs. Unable to get out of bed, she’s holed up in her new room and completely reliant upon her family for company. She’s also the first to notice a series of strange noises in the house, but her parents and brother think she’s just letting her imagination run overtime. And then, one night, Annie realizes that while she’s trapped in her bedroom, something sinister is haunting the rest of the house…
Seventy years ago, Annie Garrett lived in the same house with her parents. This Annie, however, was very different. Bitter and vindictive, and hopelessly devoted to her father, she developed a passionate hatred for her mother. History records that Annie eventually disappeared while her parents were executed for her murder, but what really happened to Annie Garrett, and is her ghost still haunting the house to this day?
After the tragic death of her fiancé, Grace McConnell turns to the only remaining constant in her life, her work. So when she’s offered the lead position for an international restoration project, she jumps at the chance to get away from her small town, full of John’s memories.
Drew Tensley has always been a hard worker. Dedicated to his family and community, he put aside his own London career to take over the family business after his mother’s terminal diagnosis. Five years later, he’s ready to start living for himself when he literally runs into his hometown’s newest architect.
Adara’s enigmatic and sexy boss asks a simple question.
“How will you celebrate your twenty-first birthday?”
Adara’s plan to escape the lie she’s lived since her parents’ death is so close she can inhale freedom. Days away, it holds the key to her survival. Finagling a job at a private investigations firm has added the final touches to her strategy to live under the radar. Her hunters are as sadistic as they are persistent.
Julien Crofton, an ex-Special Forces, private investigator, is unable to forge a connection with his beautiful personal assistant. Submissive by nature, she holds a will of steel underneath the haunted exterior. When he learns she comes with a deranged and psychotic family, determination to keep her safe tests his skills.
Amazon Echo is a speaker, voice assistant, smart home device, music player, math genius, news reporter, and so much more. No actual words can really describe what this new device is. It was created by Amazon, and has been a hot topic since July 2015. It was first launched in late 2014, but it wasn’t available to the public until late June of 2015. And since then, the smart device has been selling like funnel cakes at a county fair. Here are a list of topics that will be discussed throughout this book.
Having background knowledge about the Echo will enable its future owners of how it works and how they can master it faster than most. But the Echo is probably one of the least complicated devices that have been invented on this Earth, especially when considering everything the Echo can do for its owners.
Everyone thinks I’m a genius.
Everyone is wrong.
Sure, I finished Harvard at eighteen and now make crazy money at a hedge fund. But that’s not because I’m unusually smart or hard-working.
It’s because I cheat.
You see, I have a unique ability. I can go outside time into my own personal version of reality—the place I call “the Quiet”—where I can explore my surroundings while the rest of the world stands still.
I thought I was the only one who could do this—until I met her.
Grigori Barinov is the eldest in an ancient line of dragon shifters and the guardian of his family’s lands and fortune. Sworn to protect their history and magic, he won’t rest until he neutralizes any threat to their existence. When he discovers an ancient manuscript that exposes his family and their dragon lineage has fallen into a mortal woman’s hands, he knows he must get the book back by any means necessary. If that means seducing a nosy American woman with an intoxicating scent, he is more than willing to carry her off to his palatial home deep in the heart of Russia.
Blood Will Be Spilled. . .
In the dark shadows of a sultry southern town, a serial killer strikes. It’s an act of sinister precision that has happened many times before. . .every victim an offering to a hunger that can never be sated. . .
Night After Night. . .
The next morning, Caitlyn Montgomery Bandeaux wakes covered in blood. But Caitlyn has no memory of the night before, when her estranged husband was brutally murdered like so many others she has known. . .
South Haven is the premier mixed-used community in metro Atlanta, a vibrant place where old-fashioned country living gets a modern update. There’s the town square where residents watch family movies on the lawn on warm summer nights. The corner market stocked with organic foods. The bakery with fresh coffee and Wi-Fi. The stately homes on shaded, gently winding streets. The water park where children splash, laugh, and run . . .
There’s also something deadly lurking.
The first incident is dismissed as an aberration: a college student goes berserk and hacks his family to chunks with a machete. But a day later, a young woman riding her bicycle is chased through the streets by her own neighbors.
Before Pearl Harbor, before the Nazi invasion of Poland, America teetered between the desire for isolation and the threat of world war.
May 1938. Franklin Delano Roosevelt—recently reelected to a second term as president—sat in the Oval Office and contemplated two possibilities: the rule of fascism overseas, and a third term.
With Hitler’s reach extending into Austria, and with the atrocities of World War I still fresh in the American memory, Roosevelt faced the question that would prove one of the most defining in American history: whether to once again go to war in Europe.
In The Sphinx, Nicholas Wapshott recounts how an ambitious and resilient Roosevelt—nicknamed “the Sphinx” for his cunning, cryptic rapport with the press—devised and doggedly pursued a strategy to sway the American people to abandon isolationism and take up the mantle of the world’s most powerful nation.
Want some melt-in-your-mouth mystery?
A gifted chocolatier and life-long free spirit, Brie has never met her match when it comes to relationships. But the enigmatic Paul, who is on the verge of becoming the next software billionaire, has certainly captured her interest, and his sordid past is about to catch up to him…in the worst possible way.
When Sabrina is dragged down with him, it’s up to the irrepressibly curious Catharine “Mac” Mackenzie and her brilliant detective boyfriend, Louis, to unwrap the not-so-sweet truth about a man who stopped at nothing to steal his moment in the spotlight.
What happens when life just stops? When one moment makes you question your entire existence?
Scarlet Stone is a third-generation thief who has everything: a doting fiancé, a spacious London flat, and a legitimate job offer. In a single breath, everything becomes nothing, and she finds herself on a plane to Savannah, Georgia in search of the meaning of life.
After securing a six-month lease for a beachfront house on Tybee Island, Scarlet changes the way she looks, thinks, eats—basically her entire outlook on life. She needs peace, but what she gets is a housemate who looks like Thor, acts like a warden, and smells her proximity like a Bloodhound.
New York Times bestselling author Michael Connelly sets his novels of suspense against a world divided by race, politics, money, and the media. Here he thrusts Detective Harry Bosch on a harrowing journey into a high-profile murder case–and darkness…
An activist attorney is killed in a cute little L.A. trolley called Angels Flight, far from Harry Bosch’s Hollywood turf. But the case is so explosive–and the dead man’s enemies inside the L.A.P.D. are so numerous–that it falls to Harry to solve it. Now the streets are superheating. Harry’s year-old Vegas marriage is unraveling.
My name is Nikki Harmon. When my family moved to Bland, I expected it to be exactly what the name meant. Boring.
I was so wrong.
Everything isn’t as it seems. The forest holds secrets – one of them being a centuries-old Indian legend, carefully guarded by Adam Black Water, the leader of a pack known as the Keepers.
I am drawn to him and the closer I get to uncovering his secret, I discover something darker.
The forest holds more magic and danger than I ever dreamed possible.
Luckily, I have a bit of magic of my own.