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Thistlewood Manor: Murder at the Hedgerow (Eliza Montagu Book 1) (affiliate link)
For centuries, Thistlewood Manor has stood as home to the Montagu family, a beacon to British aristocracy in rural England. But it’s 1928, and in this new age of women’s rights, Eliza Montagu, 27, a free spirit, has turned her back on her family to live an artist’s life in London.
But when an unexpected family crisis arrives, Eliza has no choice but to return home to the demands of her family, to help her father, and to meet the Lord they hope she’ll marry.
When a dead body appears in the midst of the reunion, Eliza quickly realizes that if she doesn’t solve the mystery, the crime may just be pinned on her, and dash her hopes for a life as a free woman.
The Auschwitz Protocol (The Sikora Files Book 1) (affiliate link)
The Last Lie She Told (Lies and Misdirection Book 1) (affiliate link)
Lies and misdirection rule Fiona’s game.
Fiona O’Dell is a clever manipulator. But is she a dangerous sociopath?
On the run, Fiona is last seen leaving a motel room, where the police find a gruesome scene. One man is dead, and another clings to life. Staged to look like a sexual dalliance gone wrong, there is more to this than meets the eye. Her boss is quick to identify Fiona as the mastermind behind the theft of materials where all three work. One thing is certain, lives are at stake if she releases this sensitive data. But what have these two victims to do with Fiona? Are they her partners in crime? Did she double-cross them?
As law enforcement hunt for her across four states, they discover men from her past are being murdered for no apparent reason. Is she on a revenge mission? Or were they part of her elaborate plan to sell the information? The police are stumped. None of this makes any sense. Time is running out before the data goes on the dark web for sale, and they are no closer to catching her.
How Good Humans Sell: The Proven Path to B2B Sales Success (affiliate link)
American Cooking: State-by-State Iconic Recipes (affiliate link)
A great-tasting dish, be it a slice of pie or a meal, is something you tell your friends and family about. It is something you want to share so that others can experience the delicious flavors. This is what American regional cooking – and ultimately, this cookbook – is truly about. Each recipe in this collection of the most iconic dishes from each of the 50 United States reflects the unique regional food cultures that exist across America. These are traditional dishes that have been passed down for generations so that we can taste their incredible flavors today. It is what is served at the family table, in local restaurants, and at holiday get-togethers.
Perhaps most important, these dishes are what locals are proud to serve visitors to their region, giving them an experience to remember when they return home. Let this collection of recipes serve as a guide for your culinary journey to each state. It will show you the way each state traditionally prepares, cooks, and serves its iconic dish. With the rich history and culture reflected in each state’s official dish, you will discover new variations, methods, and flavors in this tasty, filling, and delicious journey across America.
What a Woman Needs (affiliate link)
Charlotte Griffolino knows a rake when she sees one, and the man her niece longs to marry most definitely qualifies. Stuart Drake is handsome, charming—and penniless. It is clear to Charlotte that he is only interested in neice’s inheritance. Having fallen prey to fortune hunters in the past, Charlotte is willing to do anything to stop Stuart . . . even if it requires seducing him . . .
With a Viscount title in his future, Stuart expects it should be easy to marry an heiress—and winning the approval of her guardian should pose no trouble. But the young lady’s aunt Charlotte is far from the elderly matron he imagined. As his captivating opponent threatens to ruin his plan and his name, he is determined to fight fire with passionate fire.
All For You (affiliate link)
MEET THE WALSH FAMILY
Lucy: Loving mother. Devoted wife. And falling to pieces.
Aidan: Dedicated father. Faithful husband. And in too deep.
Connor:Hardworking son. Loyal friend. But can never tell the truth.
Everyone in this family is hiding something, but one secret will turn out to be the deadliest of all . . .
Can this family ever recover when the truth finally comes out?
The Cloven Viscount (affiliate link)
When a nobleman is split in two, his separate halves pursue different adventures in a fantastically macabre tale by the author of Invisible Cities.
It is the seventeenth century, and the Viscount Medardo of Terralba must go into battle against the Turks. But the inexperienced warrior is soon bisected lengthwise by a cannonball. Through a miracle of stitching, one half of him survives, returning to his feudal estate to lead a lavishly evil life. But soon his other, virtuous half appears—also very much alive. When the two halves become rivals for the love of the same woman, there’s no telling the lengths each will go to in order to win.
Christmas Bodyguard (Guardians, Inc. Book 1) (affiliate link)
Mesmerized (The Mad Morelands Book 1) (affiliate link)
Olivia Moreland prides herself on discrediting charlatans, particularly the false mediums that flock to London. But when Lord Stephen St. Leger requests her help in investigating an alleged psychic’s claims, she can’t deny the ominous feeling she has within the walls of his ancient estate—or the intimately familiar connection she has with Stephen himself.
The last time he’d called Blackhope Hall home, Stephen had watched as his elder brother claimed both the family title and the woman he loved. Now, in the wake of his brother’s murder, Stephen has reluctantly returned to find his family ensconced in scandal. Who is responsible for his brother’s untimely death? And what is it about investigator Olivia Moreland that so thoroughly draws him in, reigniting a passion he hasn’t felt in years?
My Kind of Happy (affiliate link)
‘I think flowers are sunshine for the soul.’
Flowers have always made Fearne smile. She treasures the memories of her beloved grandmother’s floristry and helping her to arrange beautiful blooms that brought such joy to their recipients.
But ever since a family tragedy a year ago, Fearne has been searching for her own contentment. When a chance discovery inspires her to start a happiness wishlist, it seems that Fearne might just have found her answer…
Sometimes the scariest path can be the most rewarding. So is Fearne ready to take the risk and step into the unknown? And what kind of happiness might she find if she does?
What You Hide (affiliate link)
Mallory didn’t want to leave home, but it wasn’t safe to stay. So she sleeps at her best friend’s house and spends the rest of her time at the library, doing her online schoolwork and figuring out what comes next. Because she’s not going live in fear like her mother.
Spencer volunteers at the library. Sure, it’s community service for a stunt he pulled, but he likes the work. And it’s the perfect escape from his parents’ pressure to excel at school, at ice hockey, at everything. Especially after he meets Mallory.
Then there is a tragic death at the library. Suddenly, what was once a sanctuary turns sinister. Ghostly footprints, strange scratching sounds, scrawled messages on bulletin boards and walls… Mallory and Spencer don’t know who or what is responsible, but one thing is for sure:
They are not as alone—or as safe—as they thought.
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