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Love Like the French: A Guide to Better Romance and Relationships (affiliate link)
Received yet another picture of the male anatomy? Wondering how to invite another man into the bedroom with you and your husband? Or looking for advice on staying in a relationship just for money?
The French have a different perspective on romantic relationships and love. American women settle for too little, struggle too much, and tolerate unsatisfying sex too often. It’s time to travel to the most romantic country in the world and discover how to find the love you want!
In Love Like the French, author Guy Blaise reveals a Frenchman’s perspective about American relationships, sex, and dating. If you’re wondering if you’re settling, this sexy guide answers questions from women like you with candid advice, offering everything you need to know for more passionate flings, sexual satisfaction, and fulfilling, balanced partnerships!
An Angel in the Mail (affiliate link)
In 1861, newly penniless society belle Angel Hardwick is on her way to Oregon to marry widower Nathan Hale, father of five, who is desperate for a wife to straighten his life out. Nate’s looking for someone who loves children and can easily take over the cooking, cleaning and laundry. Instead, he is getting Angel, whose culinary knowledge consists of weekly meetings with Cook to decide the family’s menu.
Angel is a strong-minded young woman, resigned to her fate, and determined to make the best of her situation. But will her new husband allow for mistakes? Or will he send her packing when she burns meals and misplaces his children?
Their love was unbreakable, until his stardom tore them apart.
Now he’s back, and her shocking secret threatens their second chance.
The day I meet Chris is like any other day. I’ve been kicked out of yet another foster home. The moment I see the piercing in his lip and the tattoos on his smooth skin, I know I won’t last long here.
I’ve never been so happy to be so wrong.
With a patience I’ve never known in my short, tumultuous life, Chris and his mother show me it’s possible to trust again. And when no one’s looking, Chris shows me it’s possible to feel loved.
Unfortunately, he’s my foster brother. I can be kicked out of the only home I’ve ever known if anyone finds out about us.
Her Cyborg: A SciFi Cyborg Romance (Bound by Her Book 1) (affiliate link)
CAN’T FIND MR. RIGHT? WHY NOT CREATE HIM?
MedAct is the company that can make all your dreams come true! Just give them a call and let them create the perfect man for you. But remember, you can never give him up. It will kill him, literally.
When loneliness becomes too much, Phoebe turns to the scientific and medical company MedAct to apply for a cyborg. Failed relationships lie in her past, and she never wants to go through that again. She’s sure that only a custom-made cyborg, designed to be her perfect man, is the right answer.
With the help of a MedAct doctor, she chooses his appearance and personality, and three months later, his creation is complete.
The Lost Legends: Tales of Myth and Magic (affiliate link)
MAGIC, MYSTERY, AND MAYHEM await you on every page of this exciting anthology bursting with new adventures and unforgettable characters. Visit an otherwise normal town dealing with a dragon infestation, think fast when the elves whisk you away from home, launch an investigation when you realize the boy next door isn’t what he seems, and tread carefully when telling your secrets to sinister diaries with minds of their own. Find out what happens in these stories and more when you settle in with THE LOST LEGENDS: TALES OF MYTH AND MAGIC!
Enjoy stories from a host of creative authors who have let their imaginations run wild, including Adam D. Jones, Rachel Neumeier, Kristen Bickerstaff, Michael Hustead, A. E. McAuley, E. S. Murillo, Abigail Pickle, and Ryan Swindoll.
Ruined by a Rake – An All’s Fair in Love Novella (affiliate link)
It started with a kiss.
When nine-year-old Eleanor Abbington first met her uncle’s new stepson, Nicolas Norton, the boy rudely stole a kiss from her that set the tone for their contentious and competitive relationship. It wasn’t until years later when Nick introduced her to fencing that they finally had a proper outlet for their frequent arguments.
Having just emerged from mourning following her mother’s death, Eleanor is exactly where she wishes to be at the age of four-and-twenty: an on-the-shelf spinster and unofficial companion to her aunt. Unfortunately, her ambitious uncle has other plans for her future. On the eve of his house party, he lays down his ultimatum: either Eleanor marries the man of his choosing, or he’ll force her seventeen-year-old sister to do so instead.
Malice: A Mystery (The Kyochiro Kaga Series Book 1) (affiliate link)
Acclaimed bestselling novelist Kunihiko Hidaka is found brutally murdered in his home on the night before he’s planning to leave Japan and relocate to Vancouver. His body is found in his office, a locked room, within his locked house, by his wife and his best friend, both of whom have rock solid alibis. Or so it seems.
At the crime scene, Police Detective Kyochiro Kaga recognizes Hidaka’s best friend, Osamu Nonoguchi. Years ago when they were both teachers, they were colleagues at the same public school. Kaga went on to join the police force while Nonoguchi eventually left to become a full-time writer, though with not nearly the success of his friend Hidaka.
Dog Soldiers (affiliate link)
Harness the healing power of plant-based foods for vibrant health and longevity
Vegan lifestyle expert Tracye McQuirter teams up with her mother Mary to share their secrets for maintaining radiant health for more than 30 years (hint: it’s all in the greens), and 100 of their favorite plant-based recipes that have kept them looking and feeling ageless. They break down the basics of nutrition, how to build a vegan pantry, and how to make sure you’re getting the best nutrients to promote longevity and prevent chronic disease. They also provide a 14-step guide with practical, easy-to-follow advice on how to transition to vegan foods, jumpstart your healthy eating habits, and how to up your game if you’re already a vegan. Their 100 fresh, simple, and flavorful recipes are based on everyday whole food ingredients.
Violet’s Wish (affiliate link)
Be careful what you wish for; you just might get it.
Violet did. After her husband died, she swore off lackluster men and a dull life. She wished for someone to put a sparkle in her eyes and excitement in her life, like an old love did year ago in Blue Ridge, Texas. Little did she realize that when she made the wish it was already in the process of being granted.
Orrin Wilde did. He wished he’d never chose the lure of the gold mines over the love of his life. But his sins are coming back, screaming for payment. Four bandits follow Orrin for days and finally catch up with him outside of Guthrie, in Oklahoma Indian Territory. He tries to outrun them, when they wing him.
No One Lives Twice (A Lexi Carmichael Mystery Book 1) (affiliate link)
I’m Lexi Carmichael, geek extraordinaire. I spend my days stopping computer hackers at the National Security Agency. My nights? Those I spend avoiding my mother and eating cereal for dinner. Even though I work for a top-secret agency, I’ve never been in an exciting car chase, sipped a stirred (not shaken) martini, or shot a poison dart from an umbrella.
Until today, that is, when two gun-toting thugs popped up in my life and my best friend disappeared. So, I’ve enlisted the help of the Zimmerman twins—the reclusive architects of America’s most sensitive electronic networks—to help me navigate a bewildering maze of leads to find her.
Roma: The Novel of Ancient Rome (Novels of Ancient Rome) (affiliate link)
Weaving history, legend, and new archaeological discoveries into a spellbinding narrative, critically acclaimed novelist Steven Saylor gives new life to the drama of the city’s first thousand years — from the founding of the city by the ill-fated twins Romulus and Remus, through Rome’s astonishing ascent to become the capitol of the most powerful empire in history. Roma recounts the tragedy of the hero-traitor Coriolanus, the capture of the city by the Gauls, the invasion of Hannibal, the bitter political struggles of the patricians and plebeians, and the ultimate death of Rome’s republic with the triumph, and assassination, of Julius Caesar.
Rag Doll Bones: A Northern Michigan Asylum Novel (affiliate link)
Their mothers told them monsters weren’t real, but they were wrong.
It’s the start of summer vacation in 1983. Twelve-year-olds Ashley and Sid are excited for three months of swimming at the pit, playing arcade games, and getting lost in the woods.
But the woods aren’t safe.
Kids are going missing in their small town.
One of them has been found dead. The cops are indifferent, the parents are clueless, and a summer of fun Is slowly turning into a summer of terror.
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