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Heirlooms and Homicide (Hearts Grove Cozy Mystery Book 1) (affiliate link)
A mysterious death, an antique box, and a missing girl.
A cozy mystery from #1 Bestselling author Danielle Collins
Henrietta Hewitt runs an antique store in Hearts Grove, Washington. In the process of collecting antiques, she comes across countless unusual items, many with a story. Some with secrets. When a missing girl is mixed with a prized antique, things turn deadly. Can Henrietta solve the mystery of the antique box and keep everyone safe?
Cold Justice Series Box Set: Volume III (affiliate link)
When an international ring of traffickers kidnaps an eight-year-old girl in Boston, FBI Agent Lucas Randall heads undercover. But his rescue operation goes disastrously wrong and Lucas barely escapes with his life. Now the ruthless traffickers are hunting him down, along with everyone else who threatens their operation.
Computer expert Ashley Chen joined the FBI to fight against evil in the world—evil she experienced firsthand. She has mad skills, and deadly secrets, and once she starts working with Lucas, she also has big trouble, because after years of pushing people away, she’s falling for the guy. The feeling is more than mutual, but as Ashley intensifies her online pursuit of the trafficking ring, her traumatic past collides with her present and suddenly Lucas can’t tell which side she’s on. And as the case escalates into a high-stakes game of cat and mouse, it turns out Ashley isn’t the only one with something to hide.
Murder and Marinara (The Italian Kitchen Mysteries Book 1) (affiliate link)
Author Victoria Rienzi takes a break from writing murder mysteries—only to find herself caught in the middle of a real one…
Victoria heads back to the Jersey shore to explore her family’s roots and the specialty Italian cuisine their restaurant, the Casa Lido, is famous for. But she barely hits town before she finds that Oceanside Park is abuzz about a reality show slated to film on its beach. Not everyone in the cozy seaside town is happy with the news, and Victoria’s family is leading the protest.
But when the show’s brash producer winds up face down in the tomato garden after eating at the restaurant, things look bleak for the Rienzi clan—and Victoria finds herself in some hot pasta water. She served the dead man his last meal, her ex-boyfriend prepared it, and now the Casa Lido is on the verge of closing. Adding to her troubles is a nosy journalist, a determined prosecutor, and a plateful of suspects, all spelling a recipe for disaster. That’s when her formidable nonna gives her a new job: solve the murder before the summer season starts and save the Casa Lido.
The Kill Switch (Book One and Book Two) (affiliate link)
What is the biggest threat to mankind? A pandemic? Global warming? Nuclear war? None of the above. Ray Luck knows the answer. Only Ray Luck can stop it. Or can he?
Based on truth, you’ll pray this story doesn’t ever come true!
What ‘1984’ was to the twentieth century, this book may be the equivalent for today’s generation, and beyond.
When Ray Luck, leader of a covert offshore operations group is asked to help MI5 and MI6 defend the UK from attack, he finds himself facing a threat which some experts consider to be the greatest danger facing
humanity today. A threat that few people know about, but which some world leaders fear above all others.
Time Limits: A Marc McKnight Time Travel Adventure (Marc McKnight Time Travel Adventures Book 1) (affiliate link)
An Army captain attempts to solve a fifty-year-old cold case murder with time travel and finds the girl of his dreams in the past.
Time Limits is a story about time travel, a murder mystery, and a man’s obsessive love for a woman he can’t have.
In 1985, an executive was murdered in an Atlanta office building. Fifty years later, a powerful US Senator pressures a team of experts to use newly developed but limited Time Travel technology to investigate the cold case murder.
Army officer Marc McKnight undertakes the mission, but he barely arrives in the past before he prevents a young woman from meeting her future husband. To make matters worse, she is beautiful, smart, and full of life – and the one woman he cannot have.
Don’t Look Back (Detectives Kane and Alton) (affiliate link)
Jenna Alton was once an FBI agent who would stop at nothing to put those who hurt the innocent behind bars. An addictive short-read about how she became Black Rock Falls’ most loved sheriff.
He grabs at her hair, pulling hard. She doesn’t scream like he wants her to. Instead, she grits her teeth and waits for her chance to escape. Then she runs harder than she has ever run in her life. As she hears his angry footsteps gaining on her, she prays that she makes it out of there alive…
Undercover FBI agent Jenna Alton has been playing wife to dangerous criminal husband Michael Carlos for four years. Tonight she plans to make her escape. But as she gathers her belongings together, she hears something that stops her in her tracks – he’s taken a young girl called Mandy, and she’s being held somewhere close. Jenna knows what she must do – find the child and get her to safety – even if it means risking her own life.
Harvest Cooking: Easy Family-Friendly Fall Dinner Recipes (affiliate link)
Fall is the best season to cook fresh, wholesome meals. A delicious meal made with the best of the Harvest produces will turn the moody weather into a cozy gathering around the table! All veggies and fruits are at their peak for flavors and freshness.
When we talk about the best fall dinner recipes, we talk about comfort foods that are good for the soul. Every recipe in this cookbook has been taste-tested and frequently made over the years. If you have trouble finding dinner ideas this fall, it will become very handy, with over 110 recipes.
In this cookbook, you’ll find delicious autumn recipes like:
Creamy Cauliflower Soup
Creamy Tomato Soup
Sweet Potato Soup
Eight Perfect Hours: A Novel (affiliate link)
On a snowy evening in March, thirty-something Noelle Butterby is on her way back from an event at her old college when disaster strikes. With a blizzard closing off roads, she finds herself stranded, alone in her car, without food, drink, or a working charger for her phone.
All seems lost until Sam Attwood, a handsome American stranger also trapped in a nearby car, knocks on her window and offers assistance. What follows is eight perfect hours together, until morning arrives and the roads finally clear. The two strangers part, positive they’ll never see each other again but fate, it seems, has a different plan. As the two keep serendipitously bumping into one another, they begin to realize that perhaps there truly is no such thing as coincidence.
Stormy Petrel (affiliate link)
Total heaven. I’d rather read her than most other authors’ Harriet Evans
When Rose Fenemore takes a desperately needed holiday to an isolated cottage on the Scottish island of Moila she doesn’t expect much in the way of adventure – just a few quiet weeks of writing, walking and bird-watching.
And then, late one night during a wild storm, two young men appear in her doorway, seeking shelter from the wind and rain. Neither man is quite who he claims, and the question of who to trust will put Rose in grave peril . . .
The Longest Echo: A Novel (affiliate link)
Against the backdrop of WWII-ravaged Italy comes a powerful and emotional novel of love, survival, justice, and second chances by the bestselling author of White Rose, Black Forest.
Occupied Italy, 1944. In the mountain regions south of Bologna, Liliana Nicoletti’s family finds escaped POW James Foley behind German lines. Committed to the anti-Fascist cause, they deliver him to a powerful band of local partisans. But when the SS launches a brutal attack against the Resistance, Liliana’s peaceful community is destroyed. Alone and thrown together by tragedy, James and Liliana fight together as Monte Sole burns. Forging an unbreakable bond, they know their only hope of survival is to make it to the Allied lines.
Twelve years later, fate reunites Liliana, newly widowed, and James, now a journalist for a New York magazine. Liliana reveals to him the obsession that has haunted her since the massacre at Monte Sole: finding and bringing to justice the SS officer who ordered her family killed. James has a revelation too. He might know how to hunt the man down.
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