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Author: Webb, Jasmine
Cozy Mystery

Poppy’s dream of being an author is on life support, and the plug’s about to be pulled. She can barely make her rent, and she’s avoiding her mom’s calls about going to law school. She hasn’t even hit rock bottom yet, this is just a ledge on the way down…

When Poppy Perkins decides to talk back to a customer who thinks it’s okay to scream at her over donuts, Poppy knows she’s going to get fired. But what she doesn’t expect is for the customer to be a local celebrity, and for a video of their interaction to go viral—or for the customer to drop dead five minutes later, poisoned by the donut Poppy had just served him.

Okay, now she’s hit rock bottom.

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Author: Faricy, Mike
International Mystery & Crime
US Marshal Jack Dillon, assigned to An Garda Síochána Special Branch, is investigating an assault and attempted abduction of an American Student named Melanie Brussard. Her father happens to be a US Senator, and he wants the investigation to be conducted his way.
The more Dillon and his partner DI Paddy Suel investigate, the more they discover similar assaults. Meanwhile, the FBI arrives in Dublin hoping to recover eight paintings, valued at over 100 million dollars, that were stolen from a New Orleans Art Museum twenty years ago.
At least Dillon is enjoying his relationship with sexy Nessa. Amazingly, nothing has gone wrong . . . yet. Better check things out and see what happens.
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Author: Benner, Tarah
Paranormal Cozy Mystery

Caroline just inherited the most haunted hotel in Colorado…
Caroline McCrithers has it all figured out. She’s got a five-year plan, a killer career, and she’s engaged to marry the man of her dreams.

Learning her perfect fiancé is a catfishing fraud? Not part of the plan.

When Caroline returns to the small town of Mountain Shadow to lick her wounds and help her spunky grandmother plan a funeral, she learns that she’s inherited an old hotel — and an ornery black cat. It was her aunt Lucille’s dying wish that Caroline restore the falling-down hotel to its former glory. The problem? The Mountain Shadow Grand might be haunted — by Aunt Lucille herself!

When a greedy developer winds up dead, Gran becomes the lead suspect in his murder. It’s up to Caroline to solve the case, clear her grandmother’s name, and unravel the secrets of her haunted hotel.

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Author: James, Evelyn
Historical Thrillers

One murder. Two suspects. Bad things happen when you mess around with a mother’s grief.

Clara Fitzgerald is struggling to make her name as a private detective in 1920s Brighton, when most people think women cannot solve crimes. Undaunted by the prejudice she faces, she sets out every day to her humble office in the hope someone will ask for her help.

Then she meets Mrs Wilton; a scatter-brained, emotional widow who believes her dead husband can lead her to lost treasure from beyond the grave. Ignoring her better judgement, Clara is drawn into the case. There is nothing she detests more than people abusing another’s grief and that is exactly what a fake psychic is doing to Mrs Wilton.

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Author: James, Charlee
Contemporary Romance

Bored by years of underwhelming dating experiences, copywriter Grace McGovern combines her love of Christmas and her longing for romance into the ultimate romance novel—where the heroine is swept off her feet one Christmas by tender, thoughtful, romantic…and utterly unrealistic dates. When Grace has a chance meeting with an attractive man, she’s charmed by their conversation and fun dates…until warning bells jingle. He couldn’t be taking cues from her book, could he?

Engineer Owen Ellis has always been more comfortable with computers and coding than with women. After claiming he was boring and unromantic, his last girlfriend’s bitter parting gift was a cheesy romance book hurled at his head.

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Author: Waters, Jamie A.
Dystopian Fantasy

Some secrets are better left buried…

Kayla is a scavenger, driven to search the ruins of abandoned cities for artifacts in exchange for critical life-saving supplies. But, the rarest artifacts are found in the most dangerous ruins—those under control by the OmniLab traders.

Carl is one of those traders—and Kayla’s invaded his district. He’s determined to stop her and the best way to do that is to recruit her. The only problem?

Kayla hates traders.

When a powerful man intent on revenge starts hunting her, Kayla realizes the only way to save herself may be to accept Carl’s offer. But that would mean surrendering to OmniLab and giving up everything she knows.

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Author: Evans, Rachel Held
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Social Issues & Christianity

Have you ever wondered what God truly expects of women? Is there really a prescription for biblical womanhood? Does the Bible’s idea of womanhood have a place in modern Christianity? New York Times bestselling author Rachel Held Evans embarks on a year-long study of what it means to live by the standards of biblical womanhood.

Strong-willed and independent, Evans couldn’t sew a button on a blouse before she embarked on a radical life experiment–a year of biblical womanhood. Intrigued by the traditionalist resurgence that led many of her friends to abandon their careers to assume traditional gender roles in the home, Evans decided to try it for herself, vowing to take all of the Bible’s instructions for women as literally as possible for a full year.

In High Places (affiliate link)

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Author: Hailey, Arthur
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Political Thrillers & Suspense

A call from the US president to Canada’s prime minister . . . An intimate reception at the Ottawa residence of Her Majesty’s governor general . . . The arrival of a ship in Vancouver. Three seemingly unrelated events three thousand miles apart upset the balance of global power and alter the landscape of the free world. As Canada’s prime minister, James Howden, works to ensure his nation’s survival in a nuclear war, he faces another threat: a lawyer on a crusade for justice and truth. With two nations struggling to keep a lid on an explosive secret, Howden will undergo a crisis of conscience that leaves him fighting for his political life.

At once an electrifying novel of international politics during the Cold War and a cautionary tale about what can happen when men believe they are above the law, In High Places is Arthur Hailey’s personal favorite of all his works.

The Magnolia Inn (affiliate link)

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Author: Brown, Carolyn
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Women’s Domestic Life Fiction

Inheriting the Magnolia Inn, a Victorian home nestled in the East Texas pines, is a fantasy come true for Jolene Broussard. After living with the guilt of failing to rescue her self-destructive mother, Jolene knows her aunt and uncle’s B&B is the perfect jump start for a new life and a comforting place to call home. There’s just one hitch: stubborn and moody carpenter Tucker Malone. He’s got a half interest in the Magnolia Inn, and he’s planting his dusty cowboy boots squarely in the middle of her dream.

Ever since his wife’s death, Tucker’s own guilt and demons have left him as guarded as Jolene. The last thing he expects is for his new partner to stir something inside him he thought was gone forever. And as wary as Jolene is, she may have found a kindred spirit—someone she can help, and someone she can hold on to.

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Author: DK
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World War II History

Learn about the rise of Adolf Hitler, Pearl Harbour and the D-Day Landings in The WWII Book.

Part of the fascinating Big Ideas series, this book tackles tricky topics and themes in a simple and easy to follow format. Learn about World War 2 in this overview guide to the subject, great for beginners looking to learn and war experts wishing to refresh their knowledge alike! The WWII Book brings a fresh and vibrant take on the topic through eye-catching graphics and diagrams to immerse yourself in.

This captivating book will broaden your understanding of World War 2, with:

– More than 100 ground-breaking ideas on the Second World War
– Packed with facts, charts, timelines and graphs to help explain core concepts
– A visual approach to big subjects with striking illustrations and graphics throughout
– Easy to follow text makes topics accessible for people at any level of understanding

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Author: Higgins, Jack
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International Mystery & Crime

Germany, 1943. As an increasingly isolated and insane Hitler pursues his hopeless war, betrayal and treachery reach the highest levels of the Third Reich. German intelligence knows that SS colonel Kurt Steiner survived “Operation Eagle,” the bungled assassination attempt on Winston Churchill, and is now a POW somewhere in London. For his own nefarious reasons, Reichsführer Himmler wants him back—at any cost.

In charge of the perilous rescue mission, SS general Walter Schellenberg recruits Steiner’s former accomplice, the charismatic IRA hit man Liam Devlin. Racing from the nightclubs of Lisbon to Hitler’s opulent country retreat to the damp streets of London, Schellenberg and Devlin get closer to their target—and to the shattering true objective of their mission.

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