Runaway Summer (Polwenna Bay Book 1)
Can you ever run fast enough to escape your past?
Since leaving Polwenna Bay for the bright lights of London, Summer Penhalligan has tried to never look back. Her childhood sweetheart let her down terribly and the beautiful Cornish village holds only painful memories. But when a volatile relationship threatens to destroy her Summer has no choice but to return to the place she once called home.
Jake Tremaine has travelled the world but reluctantly finds himself drawn back to Polwenna Bay. While Jake knows his attention should be on the rescuing the family business, determined Ella, daughter of a wealthy hotelier, is set on working her way into his affections and beneath his sheets. The last thing Ella will tolerate is the reappearance of a rival…
Pecan Flan Murder Plan: A Culinary Cozy Mystery With A Delicious Dessert Recipe (Slice of Paradise Cozy Mysteries Book 5)
If you’ve gotten to know Faith in the 1st four “Slice of Paradise” stories and you’re hungry for more…IT’S TIME! Join her in her 5th adventure, Pecan Flan Murder Plan! It’s gonna be “Flan-tastic!”
Faith Franklin is over the moon about the grand opening of Paradise Falls, a beautiful nature preserve she’s helped bring to the community. Between the gorgeous surroundings, the friendly people and the majestic animals, nothing could ruin this day!
Well, almost nothing.
One of the preserve’s staff members has been found murdered, and there seem to be countless leads to follow. From personal drama to suspicious attendees at the celebration, Faith isn’t sure where to start. And, with the deputy sheriff warning her not to interfere with his investigation, she may not get the chance anyway.
My marriage ended tragically. Since then, the only excitement in my lonely, pathetic, workaholic life is reading erotic novels. However, I now have the chance to be whoever I want to be, where no one knows my past and will never be my future.
I like to bury my pain somewhere I can anonymous and still be faithful to my deceased wife’s memory. There, I can give and receive pleasure without guilt or attachment. My mask securely attached to hide the lies of my past.
Bitter Bones (An Ollie Stratford Cozy Mystery Book 3)
Ollie has finally settled into life in Medlin Creek, Texas. However, it’s no vacation, at least financially. She must balance teaching at the community college, opening the disused oil well on her property, and kick-starting her event center business.
When the bones of beloved local, Garrick Markovich, turn up buried by the oil well, Ollie’s dreams of financial stability are put in danger. Now, Ollie must uncover the secrets of tight-lipped locals to find the killer and obtain justice for Garrick.
If you love action-packed cozy mysteries with a feisty protagonist, you’ll love Bitter Bones, the third book in a fun series of Ollie Stratford Murder Mysteries set in a small Texan Hill Country town, with all its quirky inhabitants.
Indian Instant pot cookbook: Easy & Fast Traditional Indian Recipes
This cookbook is about 65 best Easy & Fast Traditional Indian Recipes which you can make for breakfast, lunch, dinner and desserts using instant pot. Each and every recipe in this cookbook is provided with a photograph so you can see how each dish will look after preparation.
This is the time to enjoy every meal of your deal and try out different kinds of delicious and flavorful Indian foods with your family. It’s worth to have a quality time with your loved ones and family enjoying delicious foods to make every moment unforgettable.
CLOCKWISE (The Clockwise Series Book 1)
Casey Donovan has issues: hair, height and uncontrollable trips to the 19th century! And now this –she’s accidentally taken Nate Mackenzie, the cutest boy in the school, back in time. Awkward.
Protocol pressures her to tell their 1860 hosts that he is her brother, and when Casey finds she has a handsome, wealthy (and unwanted) suitor, something changes in Nate. Are those romantic sparks or is it just “brotherly” protectiveness?
When they return to the present, things go back to the way they were before: Casey parked on the bottom of the rung of the social ladder and Nate perched high on the very top. Except, this time her heart is broken. Plus, her best friend is mad, her parents are split up, and her younger brother gets escorted home by the police.
The Girl With No Name
Thirteen-year-old Lisa has escaped from Nazi Germany on the Kindertransport. She arrives in London unable to speak a word of English, her few belongings crammed into a small suitcase. Among them is one precious photograph of the family she has left behind.
Lonely and homesick, Lisa is adopted by a childless couple. But when the Blitz blows her new home apart, she wakes up in hospital with no memory of who she is or where she came from. The authorities give her a new name and despatch her to a children’s home.
With the war raging around her, what will become of Lisa now?
Thirty-Four and a Half Predicaments: Rose Gardner Mystery #7
Rose Gardner hates seeing her normally flamboyant best friend Neely Kate struggle with depression. So when Rose stumbles onto a piece of evidence indicating her birth mother might have been involved in a crime, she does the one thing guaranteed to cheer Neely Kate. She convinces her friend to help her solve a mystery. Though their penchant for investigating has gotten them into plenty of pickles in the past, what can go wrong if they’re looking into a case that went cold a quarter of a century ago? But the deeper they dig, the more dirt they unearth.
While she’s busy unraveling the past, Rose must also reprise her role as the Lady in Black as part of her ongoing agreement with the king of the Fenton County underworld.
Creativity: Flow and the Psychology of Discovery and Invention
The classic study of the creative process from the bestselling author of Flow
Creativity is about capturing those moments that make life worth living. Legendary psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi (“The leading researcher into ‘flow states.’” — Newsweek) reveals what leads to these moments—be it the excitement of the artist at the easel or the scientist in the lab—so that this knowledge can be used to enrich people’s lives. Drawing on nearly one hundred interviews with exceptional people, from biologists and physicists, to politicians and business leaders, to poets and artists, as well as his thirty years of research on the subject, Csikszentmihalyi uses his famous flow theory to explore the creative process.
Dead End Girl (Violet Darger FBI Thriller Book 1)
Her body is broken. Wrapped in plastic. Dumped on the side of the road. She is the first. There will be more.
The serial killer thriller that “refuses to let go until you’ve read the last sentence.”
The most recent body was discovered in the grease dumpster behind a Burger King. Dismembered. Shoved into two garbage bags and lowered into the murky oil.
Now rookie agent Violet Darger gets the most important assignment of her career. She travels to the Midwest to face a killer unlike anything she’s seen. Aggressive. Territorial. Deranged and driven.
Another mutilated corpse was found next to a roller rink. A third in the gutter in a residential neighborhood.
The Stolen Girl (The Veil and the Crown, Book 1)
The fulfillment of an outrageous prediction seals the fates of two cousins in this true story that begins on a Caribbean sugar plantation and careens wildly towards the thrones of two empires. Innocent Aimée refuses to believe she might ever have to face the intrigue and evil that lurks beneath the exotic beauty and opulence of the Ottoman Empire. Rose mistakenly believes that her marriage to an aristocratic French lieutenant will insure her place in Parisian society. Both will be proven wrong.
This first book in Zia Wesley’s The Veil and the Crown series tells the beginning of the extraordinary true story of Aimée Dubucq de Rivery and her cousin, Rose Tascher de La Pagerie…both destined to be queens.
The Trouble with Reality: A Rumination on Moral Panic in Our Time
Every week on the public radio show On the Media, the award-winning journalist Brooke Gladstone analyzes the media and how it shapes our perceptions of the world. Now, from her front-row perch on the day’s events, Gladstone brings her genius for making insightful, unexpected connections to help us understand what she calls—and what so many of us can acknowledge having—“trouble with reality.”
Reality, as she shows us, was never what we thought it was—there is always a bubble, people are always subjective and prey to stereotypes. And that makes reality actually more vulnerable than we ever thought. Enter Donald J. Trump and his team of advisors. For them, as she writes, lying is the point. The more blatant the lie, the easier it is to hijack reality and assert power over the truth.
Creatures of Will and Temper
Victorian London is a place of fluid social roles, vibrant arts culture, fin-de-siècle wonders . . . and dangerous underground diabolic cults. Fencer Evadne Gray cares for none of the former and knows nothing of the latter when she’s sent to London to chaperone her younger sister, aspiring art critic Dorina.
At loose ends after Dorina becomes enamored with their uncle’s friend, Lady Henrietta “Henry” Wotton, a local aristocrat and aesthete, Evadne enrolls in a fencing school. There, she meets George Cantrell, an experienced fencing master like she’s always dreamed of studying under. But soon, George shows her something more than fancy footwork—he reveals to Evadne a secret, hidden world of devilish demons and their obedient servants. George has dedicated himself to eradicating demons and diabolists alike, and now he needs Evadne’s help.f a paranormal thriller.”—Diana Gabaldon, best-selling author of Outlander
Hold My Hand
A horrible vanishing act…
When a young Josie Masters sees a boy wearing a red football shirt, Dylan Jones, being taken by a clown at a carnival, she tries to alert the crowds. But it’s too late. Dylan has disappeared…
Thirty years later, Josie is working as a police officer in Bath. The remains of the body of a child have been found – complete with tatters of a torn red football shirt. Is it the boy she saw vanish in the clutches of the clown? Or is it someone else altogether?
And then another child disappears…
Twelfth Night (A Lady Julia Grey Mystery)
To mark the passing of another decade, the esteemed—and eccentric—March family have assembled at Bellmont Abbey to perform the Twelfth Night Revels for their sleepy English village. But before Lady Julia and her handsome, sleuthing husband, Nicolas Brisbane, can take to the stage, a ruckus in the stable yard demands their attention. An abandoned infant is found nestled in the steel helm of St. George. What’s more, their only lead is the local legend of a haunted cottage and its ghastly inhabitant—who seems to have returned.
Once again, Lady Julia and Nicholas take up the challenge to investigate, and when the source of the mystery is revealed, they’ll be faced with an impossible choice—one that will alter the course of their lives…forever.
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