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Ash Carter is in Penang on a job that seems beneath him: babysit a newspaper reporter. She’s investigating ghost stories at the barracks but it’s Carter’s past that is back to haunt him.
Returning to Singapore he finds himself caught up with a Chinese Secret Society. It’s not Andrew Yipp’s and Carter finds himself beholden to the leader, Chen Guan Xi. Chen wants to remove his big rival without a turf war and he wants Carter to do it for him.
However Yipp and Carter have so far had a good relationship. But when investigations on behalf of the gorgeous Su Ling uncover Yipp’s wicked actions, Carter’s attitude changes.
The Paul Zacher Mysteries: Murder in Mexico Vol. 1-3 (affiliate link)
In TWENTY CENTAVOS, an antiquities dealer is murdered in his own shop.
In THE FIFTH CODEX, a fifth ancient Mayan book is discovered with a disturbing message that sets the Mexican government, a prominent collector, and the Zapatista rebels in motion.
In BRUSHWORK, a scandalous American politician is murdered at a fashionable dinner party.
A detective who feels secrets?
That could get… awkward.
Then comes the crash. The cops call it an accident. But Mark felt murder.
In this cozy town in the Virginia mountains, Mark just wants to be left alone. He’s an “empath”… so whatever you’re feeling, he feels too. Which usually hurts.
Plus, he’s a total amateur who knows nothing about police work. A near-hermit who can’t even go out for lunch without vibing the waiter’s back pain. Should he really try to catch this killer?
YES. Obviously! He’s a freaking empath!
With Lee in Virginia: Civil War Novel (affiliate link)
Thanatos meets seventeen-year-old Therese while she’s in a coma hovering between the realm of the dead and the realm of dreams. A lucid dreamer, she takes control of her dream and kisses him, unaware that he is Death.
It was his first kiss. No one, in his long existence, has ever wanted to kiss Death.
After Therese awakens from her coma, Thanatos is desperate to find her. He makes a deal with Hades and goes to the Upperworld as a mortal to pursue her and to see where it might lead.
The deal requires Therese to avenge the death of her parents. With the help of Than’s fierce and exotic sisters, the Furies, she finds herself in an arena face to face with the murderer, and only one will survive.
Tanner Mann is ready to make moves. Returning from deployment with his brother only to find their business burned to the ground, the Air Force vet wastes no time pivoting his sibling’s skills into an innovative bakery for men. Astounded when his clever concept takes off, he’s dismayed to discover he’s unwittingly stealing clientele from the ex-girlfriend he never stopped loving.
Paige Baxter’s head is barely above water. Already a single mother running a cupcake shop with her sister, the last thing she needs is a competitive fly in the batter. So when her old flame starts poaching her customers, she pulls exactly zero punches in her extravagant counterstrike for revenge.
Searching for Someday (Searching For series Book 1) (affiliate link)
The Parisians (affiliate link)
In occupied Paris, one woman risks everything to help bring down the Nazis.
Paris, 1940. The Nazis have occupied the city—and the Ritz. The opulent old hotel, so loved by Parisians, is now full of swaggering officers, their minions and their mistresses.
For American Olivia Olsen, working as a chambermaid at the hotel means denying her nationality and living a lie, every day bringing the danger of discovery closer. When Hitler’s right-hand man moves in and makes her his pet, she sees an opportunity to help the Resistance—and draw closer to Jack, her contact, whose brusque instructions may be a shield for something more…
The Wedding Date: The laugh out loud romantic comedy of the year! (affiliate link)
One little white lie.
When Samantha Jenkins is asked to be the maid of honour at her best friend’s wedding, she couldn’t be happier. There are just three problems …
1) Sam’s ex-boyfriend, Liam, will be the best man.
2) His new girlfriend is pregnant.
3) Sam might have told people she has a new man when she doesn’t (see points 1 and 2 above)
So, Sam does the only sensible thing available to her… and hires a professional to do the job.
As the wedding draws closer, gorgeous actor Jake Porter plays his part to perfection and everyone believes he is madly in love with Sam. The problem is, Sam’s not sure if Jake is acting anymore…
The Revisioners: A Novel (affiliate link)
In 1924, Josephine is the proud owner of a thriving farm. As a child, she channeled otherworldly power to free herself from slavery. Now her new neighbor, a white woman named Charlotte, seeks her company, and an uneasy friendship grows between them. But Charlotte has also sought solace in the Ku Klux Klan, a relationship that jeopardizes Josephine’s family.
Nearly one hundred years later, Josephine’s descendant, Ava, is a single mother who has just lost her job. She moves in with her white grandmother, Martha, a wealthy but lonely woman who pays Ava to be her companion. But Martha’s behavior soon becomes erratic, then threatening, and Ava must escape before her story and Josephine’s converge.
A classic exposé in company with An Inconvenient Truth and Silent Spring, The Story of Stuff expands on the celebrated documentary exploring the threat of overconsumption on the environment, economy, and our health. Leonard examines the “stuff” we use everyday, offering a galvanizing critique and steps for a changed planet.
The Story of Stuff was received with widespread enthusiasm in hardcover, by everyone from Stephen Colbert to Tavis Smiley to George Stephanopolous on Good Morning America, as well as far-reaching print and blog coverage. Uncovering and communicating a critically important idea—that there is an intentional system behind our patterns of consumption and disposal—Annie Leonard transforms how we think about our lives and our relationship to the planet.
Love Is (affiliate link)
Amanda Creole Hawk has been in a terrible automobile accident which has left her sightless for six weeks. After she goes through five caretakers in as many days, her father hires a Mr. Parker to take care of her and tells her that he will be the last. The sparks fly between Creole and Mr. Parker from the first minute they’re in each other’s company. During the five weeks they spend together, both of their hearts fail to get the message that they have been determined not to like each other.
Then, Mr. Parker disappears on the very day that Creole gets her bandages removed and she finds her heart has been broken. But John Rollin Parker grew up with the headstrong Creole and he knows that she could never care about him, especially if Creole ever found out who he really was. Will he ever give in to his own heart and let her know?