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Fixed on You (affiliate link)
Stalking and restraining orders are a thing of Alayna Wither’s past. With her MBA newly in hand, she has her future figured out–move up at the nightclub she works at and stay away from any guy who might trigger her obsessive love disorder. A perfect plan.
But what Alayna didn’t figure on is Hudson Pierce, the new owner of the nightclub. He’s smart, rich, and gorgeous–the kind of guy Alayna knows to stay away from if she wants to keep her past tendencies in check.
Except, Hudson’s fixed his sights on her.
He wants her in his bed and makes no secret of it. Avoiding him isn’t an option after he offers a business proposition she can’t turn down and she’s drawn further into his universe, unable to resist his gravitational pull. When she learns Hudson has a dark history of his own, she realizes too late that she’s fallen for the worst man she could possibly get involved with.
Murder at Mile Marker 18 (A Mallory Beck Cozy Culinary Caper Book 1) (affiliate link)
An unlucky amateur sleuth, an adorable cop, and a cat with a hunch…
If anyone had told Mallory Beck she would become Honeysuckle Grove’s next unschooled detective, she would have thought they were ten noodles short of a lasagna. Her late husband had been the mystery novelist with a penchant for the suspicious. She was born for the Crock-Pot, not the magnifying glass, and yet here she is elbow deep in fettuccine, cat treats, and teenagers with an attitude, the combination of which lands her smack-dab in the middle of a murder investigation.
Maybe she should have thought twice about delivering a casserole to a grieving family. Maybe she should have avoided the ever-changing green eyes of her seventh-grade crush—now the most heart-stopping cop in town. Maybe she should have stopped listening to the insightful mewls of her antagonistic cat, Hunch, who most likely wants her to be the town’s next murder victim.
Dead City (Dead World Book 1) (affiliate link)
One drug saved the world. Now, the same drug threatens to destroy it.
Rising star Ian Keys has climbed to the top rungs of pharma giant Hemisphere — creator of Necrophage, the drug that paused the necrotic outbreak and allowed the infected to live among us.
Ian’s new position gives him access to dangerous secrets that could ruin the company. When ominous hints from an anonymous insider set him on the hunt for the biggest secret of all, he discovers that the “cure” the company gave the world might not have been a cure at all.
Now men are watching Ian’s house. They’re following his wife wherever she goes. When he’s called to CEO Archibald Burgess’s office, he’s taken by armed guards — then plied with vague threats.
What would happen if Necrophage failed? Burgess asks. What would become of our society if the disease were allowed to progress again … and all of our well-behaved patients slowly turned feral?
Sweet Southern Sleuths Cozy Mysteries: Box Set I: (Books 1-4) (Sweet Southern Sleuths Boxed Set Book 1) (affiliate link)
Loretta Sweet and her identical twin sister, Lacy, have recently inherited a home in Misery, Mississippi, from their distant relative, (Aunt) Tess McCoy.
Their aunt’s attorney insists that the girls meet him at the property to discuss the specifics of the will. When the sisters arrive for the meeting, they discover that there is more…much more to the will than just inheriting a home.
As the attorney prepares to go over the details of the will, one of the “stipulations” makes a dramatic appearance, along with a body that is found in the bathtub.
Will the Sweet sisters turn tail and run or will they stick around to help solve the murder?
A Fraying of Schemes (The Dickinson Sisters Mysteries Book 3) (affiliate link)
Forced to stay at a local hotel while their home undergoes repairs, Iris and Lily Dickinson find themselves uncomfortably close to a violent crime. Risking a potential stain upon their reputations, the sisters delve into the deadly secrets of the hotel’s inhabitants.
With the guilty party determined to evade capture, will the Dickinson sisters uncover the truth – or be buried with it?
Declared Hostile (Raven One Book 2) (affiliate link)
The United States has been fighting the so-called “War on Drugs” in the Caribbean for thirty years. In DECLARED HOSTILE, the gloves come off.
The American aircraft carrier Coral Sea is on routine training in the Caribbean when, in a scenario ripped from the headlines, it is thrust into a deadly conflict no one expected.
Fly a carrier-based FA-18 Hornet with the hero of RAVEN ONE, Commander Jim “Flip” Wilson, along with his wingmen Olive and Weed, as Captain Kevin Miller takes the reader behind the scenes in an authentic story that is loaded with supersonic action in Caribbean skies and human drama in the Pentagon, in the carrier staterooms, and in the covert safe-houses of high-tech illegal combatant enemies. More than a genre techno-thriller, DECLARED HOSTILE also explores the morality of conflict and the philosophy of warfare with those at the tip of the spear who actually fight.
The Pioneer Woman: Black Heels to Tractor Wheels – A Love Story (affiliate link)
“That’s when I saw him—the cowboy—across the smoky room.”
“I’ll never forget that night. It was like a romance novel, an old Broadway musical, and a John Wayne Western rolled into one. Out for a quick drink with friends, I wasn’t looking to meet anyone, let alone a tall, rugged cowboy who lived on a cattle ranch miles away from my cultured, corporate hometown. But before I knew it, I’d been struck with a lightning bolt… and I was completely powerless to stop it.
“Listen as I recount the rip-roaring details of my unlikely romance with a chaps-wearing cowboy, from the early days of our courtship (complete with cows, horses, prairie fire, and passion) all the way through the first year of our marriage, which would be filled with more challenge and strife—and manure—than I ever could have expected.
“This isn’t just my love story; it’s a universal tale of passion, romance, and all-encompassing love that sweeps us off our feet. It’s the story of a cowboy.
When my magic manifested at puberty, my parents sold me to the Illuminati. The Order of the Illuminati trained me as an assassin, spy, and thief. But when they sent me to steal a magical artifact that reveals Truth in all things, I discovered that I was working for the Dark and not the Light. The Illuminati trained me well, and paid the ultimate price for their deception.
Thousands of miles away, I landed a job in a quirky little bar. But the scattered remnants of the Order still strive for world domination, and no one leaves the Illuminati alive.
Time Stranger: Time Travel Romance (affiliate link)
When a Bomb Strikes Single Mom Anne Billings and her young son in 1944 London, Anne is blown through time over half a century into the future. With the help of handsome Dr. Jon Miles, Anne desperately attempts to piece together her identity and return home.
IN 1944 LONDON, Anne Billings is off to meet Ken, a dashing American bomber pilot, when she and her 4-year-old son, Tommy, get caught in an air raid.
Anne clutches Tommy’s hand as they run for the nearest shelter. In a terrifying blast, Tommy is swept away and Anne is blown into the air… landing, near death, in New York’s Central Park. When she awakens in the hospital, she has no memory. It is 2008.
The handsome Dr. Jon Miles falls for the mysterious Anne, and he attempts to help her as she begins to remember her true identity. When an aggressive CIA agent pursues her, determined to learn the truth, Anne struggles to escape and return to her own country and her own time.
Ahab’s Wife: Or, The Star-gazer: A Novel (P.S.) (affiliate link)
First Light: Switching on Stars at the Dawn of Time (affiliate link)
Astronomers have successfully observed a great deal of the Universe’s history, from recording the afterglow of the Big Bang to imaging thousands of galaxies, and even to visualising an actual black hole. There’s a lot for astronomers to be smug about. But when it comes to understanding how the Universe began and grew up we are literally in the dark ages. In effect, we are missing the first one billion years from the timeline of the Universe.
This brief but far-reaching period in the Universe’s history, known to astrophysicists as the ‘Epoch of Reionisation’, represents the start of the cosmos as we experience it today. The time when the very first stars burst into life, when darkness gave way to light. After hundreds of millions of years of dark, uneventful expansion, one by the one these stars suddenly came into being. This was the point at which the chaos of the Big Bang first began to yield to the order of galaxies, black holes and stars, kick-starting the pathway to planets, to comets, to moons, and to life itself.
The Andy Warhol Diaries (affiliate link)
This international literary sensation turns the spotlight on one of the most influential and controversial figures in American culture. Filled with shocking observations about the lives, loves, and careers of the rich, famous, and fabulous, Warhol’s journal is endlessly fun and fascinating.
Spanning the mid-1970s until just a few days before his death in 1987, THE ANDY WARHOL DIARIES is a compendium of the more than twenty thousand pages of the artist’s diary that he dictated daily to Pat Hackett. In it, Warhol gives us the ultimate backstage pass to practically everything that went on in the world-both high and low. He hangs out with “everybody”: Jackie O (“thinks she’s so grand she doesn’t even owe it to the public to have another great marriage to somebody big”), Yoko Ono (“We dialed F-U-C-K-Y-O-U and L-O-V-E-Y-O-U to see what happened, we had so much fun”), and “Princess Marina of, I guess, Greece,” along with art-world rock stars Jean-Michel Basquiat, Francis Bacon, Salvador Dali, and Keith Haring.
The Story of Edgar Sawtelle: A Novel (P.S.) (affiliate link)
Born mute, speaking only in sign, Edgar Sawtelle leads an idyllic life with his parents on their farm in remote northern Wisconsin. For generations, the Sawtelles have raised and trained a fictional breed of dog whose thoughtful companionship is epitomized by Almondine, Edgar’s lifelong friend and ally. But with the unexpected return of Claude, Edgar’s paternal uncle, turmoil consumes the Sawtelles’ once peaceful home. When Edgar’s father dies suddenly, Claude insinuates himself into the life of the farm—and into Edgar’s mother’s affections.
Grief-stricken and bewildered, Edgar tries to prove Claude played a role in his father’s death, but his plan backfires—spectacularly. Forced to flee into the vast wilderness lying beyond the farm, Edgar comes of age in the wild, fighting for his survival and that of the three yearling dogs who follow him. But his need to face his father’s murderer and his devotion to the Sawtelle dogs turn Edgar ever homeward.
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