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Murder in the Manor (Lacey Doyle: Book 1) (paid link)
Lacey Doyle, 39 years old and freshly divorced, needs a drastic change. She needs to quit her job, leave her horrendous boss and New York City, and walk away from the fast life. Making good on her childhood promise to herself, she decides to walk away from it all, and to relive a beloved childhood vacation in the quaint English seaside town of Wilfordshire.Wilfordshire is exactly as Lacey remembers it, with its ageless architecture, cobblestone streets, and with nature at its doorstep. Lacey doesn’t want to go back home—and spontaneously, she decides to stay, and to give her childhood dream a try: she will open her own antique shop.
In The Shadow (Jayden Roe Mystery Book 1) (paid link)
Everyone knows the Goldsteins are untouchable.
Private Investigator Jayden Roe is used to covering up his clients’ dirty work. At constant odds with the police and his arch-rival Detective Hector Piers, Jayden goes to great lengths to keep his past spotless and his business dealings shrouded in secrecy.
But when he’s hired to help the shadowy and enigmatic Matthew Goldstein, a wealthy man known only as ‘The Prince’, Jayden soon finds himself caught up in a dangerous world of kidnappings and murder. Jayden knows there’s only one way to make a man like Goldstein trust him – to become a monster himself.
Sweet Waters (An Otter Bay Novel Book 1) (paid link)
Starry-eyed Tara has a secret. Complicated firefighter Josh does too. As they find themselves barreling toward the truth … their newfound love is put to the test.
In this sweet beach romance, jilted Tara leaves home to chase after the fairy tale life she once knew in Otter Bay. Soon she meets handsome but complicated firefighter Josh–and several mysterious faces from long ago.
But what happens when truth is one secret after another, lies unfold, and the fairy tale turns out to be a bad reality show?
Despite their chance at a forever love, Tara and Josh find themselves at odds with her sisters, their faith, the quirky townspeople of Otter Bay–and each other.
The Indian Instant Pot Cookbook is your essential source for quick, flavorful, and healthy everyday recipes. Covering every meal of the day these timeless staple recipes will give you the ease you have been always striving for in your cooking! Discover favorite-ever Indian cuisine classics with this cookbook that has 500 recipes to cook through. Pick something new every day and follow step by step directions to use all the available functions of Instant Pot cooker.
Written for families and busy individuals this Instant Pot cookbook combines the simplicity of home cooking and restaurant-quality taste.
When you get fired from your job, maybe don’t write an angry blog about it.
On New Year’s morning, Jess wakes to find the police banging on her front door. Before she knows what’s happening, they haul her down to the station. Her former boss has been killed. The woman’s body was found by the church wall with her skull crushed. Now Jess is the number one suspect.
If only Jess hadn’t written that tell-all blog, airing her grievances. That was a bad idea.
Now Jess has to find the real killer to clear her name and uncover what’s really going on at the church. Can she draw on her skills as a former investigative reporter to crack the case before the killer cracks her in the head?
A murderer is at large on the streets of Lincolnshire. But why?
When the body of a well-known local thug is discovered carrying a personal message for Detective Sergeant Catherine Bishop neither she, nor her team, can figure out why.
Soon, a second victim is found and it is clear that Catherine and her enigmatic new boss, DI Jonathan Knight, are in a race against the clock to stop a merciless killer. Whoever it is, they are determined to put Catherine herself under scrutiny. Will the murderer be caught before they take more lives? And meanwhile will they reveal a sinister secret that threatens those at the heart of the investigation?
The Unidentified Redhead (The Redhead Book 1) (paid link)
The Widow (The Ireland Series Book 1) (paid link)
Four days after Abigail Browning’s wedding, her life changed unimaginably: her husband was fatally shot along the rocky Mount Desert Island coast. Was it a random act of violence, or could someone have wanted Christopher dead? The question has haunted Abigail, now a homicide detective, for the past seven years. Determined to find her husband’s killer, she returns to the foggy Maine island after receiving an anonymous tip. Is it just another false lead, or can she finally prove that Chris was murdered?
Owen Garrison, the search-and-rescue worker who located Chris too late to save him, still carries guilt from that fateful night. As he helps Abigail unravel the mystery, they learn that the layers of deceit are even thicker than they could have imagined. Now it’s up to Abigail and Owen to keep pushing for the truth—and stop a killer from striking again.
The Night Visitor (paid link)
She knows your secret . . . and she’ll make you pay
As high-flying TV presenter and historian Olivia Sweetman stands before an adoring crowd at the launch of her new bestseller she can barely pretend to smile. Her life has spiralled into lies and if the truth comes out she’ll lose everything.
Only one person knows what Olivia has done. Vivian Tester is the socially awkward housekeeper of a Sussex manor who has become Olivia’s unofficial research assistant. But Vivian has secrets too, and as the relationship between the women grows more and more tangled, a bizarre act of violence changes everything . . .
Rushing Woman’s Syndrome: The Impact of a Never-ending To-do list and How to Stay Healthy in Today’s Busy World (paid link)
Do you often feel overwhelmed, and in a daily battle to keep up?
That you rarely get on top of your to-do list, and at times feel out of control and unable to cope?
If so, you may be experiencing the first signs of Rushing Woman’s Syndrome…Never before have women been in such a hurry to do so many things and be there for so many people. The pace of modern life has drastically increased – but even though our minds can go faster and technology allows us to get more done, our bodies still have cavewoman-like biology – which means they cannot respond healthily to the new and constant pressures we experience.
In this book, nutritional biochemist Dr Libby Weaver explains how a stressful, fast-paced lifestyle can have dangerous effects on all areas of a woman’s health.
The Summer of Good Intentions: A Novel (paid link)
Cape Cod summers are supposed to remain reassuringly the same, but everything falls apart when three sisters and their families come together for their annual summer vacation—and they are carrying more secrets than suitcases.
Maggie is the oldest. She feels responsible for managing the summer house and making sure everything is as it always has been. But she’s hurt that her parents’ recent divorce has destroyed the family’s comfortable summer routines, and her own kids seem to be growing up at high speed. Is it too late to have another baby?
Jess is the middle sister. She loves her job but isn’t as passionate about her marriage. She’s not sure she can find the courage to tell Maggie what she’s done—much less talk to her husband about it.
Mark Lynas delivers a vital account of the future of our earth, and our civilisation, if current rates of global warming persist. And it’s only looking worse.
We are living in a climate emergency. But how much worse could it get? Will civilisation collapse? Are we already past the point of no return? What kind of future can our children expect? Rigorously cataloguing the very latest climate science, Mark Lynas explores the course we have set for Earth over the next century and beyond. Degree by terrifying degree, he charts the likely consequences of global heating and the ensuing climate catastrophe.
On a summer afternoon in 1998, six-year-old Iris Neff walked away from a barbecue in her small suburban town…and vanished.
Missing persons investigator Brenna Spector has a rare neurological disorder that enables her to recall every detail of every day of her life. A blessing and a curse, it began in childhood, when her older sister stepped into a strange car never to be seen again, and it’s proven invaluable in her work. But it hasn’t helped her solve the mystery that haunts her above all others – and it didn’t lead her to little Iris. When a local woman, Carol Wentz, disappears 11 years later, Brenna uncovers bizarre connections between the missing woman, the long-gone little girl…
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