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One Magical Christmas (affiliate link)

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Author: Stevens, Berni
Romantic Comedy

Unwrapping the magic of love this Christmas . . .

Veterinary nurse Annie Berry has never given much thought to when she’ll get married. Until her beautiful younger sister announces her plans to tie the knot.

Suddenly Annie’s got matrimony on the brain. And why is her outfit for the wedding suddenly her top priority? Surely she has better things to think about . . .

Like the fact that the big day has arrived, and everything is going wrong. Determined to make her little sister’s big day a success, she’s rushing to grab some tissues for her weepy mother when she collides with dashing Nik.

Nik seems like the perfect guy, all tied up in a bow in time for Christmas. He even owns a children’s nursery, complete with petting animals.

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Author: Bryce, Megan
Regency Historical Romance

Olivia Blakesley, self-proclaimed spinster extraordinaire, is quite happy with her life. She has her studies and her duties, what need does she have of a husband? With five sisters married she knows the reality does not live up to the promise and does not need to personally experiment with the state to know she would be ill-suited to it. However, she finds herself envious of at least one aspect of marriage…but to experience the physical side of marriage one doesn’t need a husband, all one needs is the right man.

Nathaniel Jenkins knows his duty. Marry a young girl from a respectable family and father an heir, no matter how cold the endless parade of suitable girls leaves him. But a shocking proposal from a scholarly spinster leaves him wondering if unsuitable is just what he’s looking for. Can he convince his spinster that marriage is the greatest experiment of all?

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Author: Çiftçi, KC McCormick
Romantic Comedy

Emma never thought she’d flee from her success – especially not to Ireland.

As a tech founder, Emma Kells is used to being the only woman at the table. Her app brought her success, fame, and riches, but it also stole her social life. The success was unexpected, but so was a tech thief, claiming her invention actually belonged to him.

When Emma tries to defend her work, things take a turn for the worse when she makes a mess in the media and jeopardizes her future dreams. Her team suggests that lying low is the answer and what better place to do that than in Galway, Ireland? Only, Emma’s trip doesn’t exactly go as planned.

Instead she becomes stranded on the tiny island of Inishmore where the handsome pub owner offers her a bed. He reminds Emma of the comfort, laughter, and relaxation she has been putting aside for years, and now she’s wondering if her success was worth it.

Completely Restored (affiliate link)

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Author: Kerr, Robert
Time Travel Science Fiction
When Joe Murphy’s wife, Linda, spies an ad for a “beautiful 3-story Victorian house in need of some TLC,” the couple jumps at the chance for their dream home. Renovating it will allow them to indulge their passion for antiques and to get closer to an era they believe was a better time. Privately, Joe hopes that the project will also fill the void that has opened within their family life. They embark upon a grueling three-year renovation to restore the house to its former splendor, and everything seems perfect…until the morning Joe awakes to find a horse-drawn milk cart in his driveway and his family inexplicably transported back to the year 1909. Suddenly the Murphys’ dream for a simpler time becomes a shocking reality, one in which they will struggle to adapt to turn-of-the-century Iowa while seeking a way to return home. Completely Restored is a unique page-turner of a novel, filled with historical figures and events that help to teach a modern family about the simple joys of life.
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Author: Rowney, J.E.
Holiday Fiction

All community midwife Violet wants for Christmas is a day of good food and trashy television with her best friend Zoe. Being on call means that anything could happen.

Take half an hour out of your busy day, and join the midwife on call at Christmas.

The best presents are sometimes the ones we least expect.

THE GREATEST BETRAYAL (affiliate link)

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Author: Henn, Iain
Romantic Thriller

From her humble countryside origins, Liz Carter has built up a successful marketing agency. And after landing her first major corporate client, business is booming.

Indeed if things were looking up, they go near stratospheric when she encounters dashing airline pilot Callan McKenzie and they begin a whirlwind romance.

But when Callan’s estranged ex gets in touch, desperate and distressed, and asks for his help, Liz’s hopes come crashing down. Callan completely disappears off the radar.

Liz picks herself up. She always does. And in time another love interest appears on the horizon. But so do ominous rumbling clouds that threaten all she holds dear.

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Author: Bond, Stephanie
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Mystery Romance

The body count keeps rising…

The Charmed Killer is on the loose in Atlanta and Carlotta Wren is caught up in the terror–especially when her body-moving side business brings her dangerously close to the action.

And then…

She’s forced to take refuge in her former fiancé’s house–much to the chagrin of other interested parties…

Her brother Wesley begins to behave as if he has his own death wish…

And someone close to her is implicated in the mass murders.

Cyber Attack (affiliate link)

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Author: Washburn, Tim
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It begins with a computer malfunction. A 737 passenger jet drops from the sky from 34,000 feet. Then another. And another. At the same time, the unthinkable happens in our nuclear power plants. Water pumps fail. Nuclear cores melt. Untold millions could die . . .


With each passing hour, orchestrated cyber attacks unleash a massive wave of death and utter destruction. Chemical plants explode. Floodgates burst open. Power grids self-destruct. From Wall Street to Washington, the fear is going viral—and the panic could lead to the total annihilation of America.


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Author: Orenduff, J. Michael
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Cozy Culinary Mysteries

A dealer in ancient Native American pottery, Hubert Schuze has spent years searching the public lands of New Mexico for artwork that would otherwise remain buried. According to the US government, he’s a thief, but Hubie knows the real crime would be to allow age-old traditions to die. He honors prehistoric craftspeople by resurrecting their handiwork, and nothing—not even foul play—will stop him in these three installments of the Lefty Award–winning mystery series.

The Pot Thief Who Studied Escoffier: When a restaurateur asks him to create one hundred dinner plates for his new Austrian eatery in Santa Fe, Hubie can’t say no to the challenge—or the $25,000 he’ll be paid.

Loot (affiliate link)

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Author: Elkins, Aaron
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Historical Military Thrillers
In April 1945, the Nazis, reeling and near defeat, frantically work to hide the huge store of art treasures that Hitler has looted from Europe. Truck convoys loaded with the cultural wealth of the Western world pour in an unending stream into the compound of the vast Altaussee salt mine high in the Austrian Alps. But with the Allies closing in, the vaunted efficiency of the Nazis has broken down. At Altaussee, all is tumult and confusion. In the commotion, a single truck, its driver, and its priceless load of masterpieces vanish into a mountain snowstorm.
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Author: Harper, Karen
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Domestic Thrillers

Alexandra Collister came to her estranged cousins’ B&B in Falls Lake, Alaska, looking for a fresh start. The surrounding forest can be harsh and unforgiving—luckily, rugged wilderness tracker Quinn Mantell offers to be her guide. Still recovering from a toxic previous relationship, Alex is wary of getting too close, but when savagely deep claw marks appear outside her bedroom window, keeping her distance from Quinn is no longer an option.

Then a body turns up exhibiting the same ruthless slash marks, and Alex knows it isn’t a coincidence. Something sinister is lurking in the woods around Falls Lake, turning Alex’s fresh start into a brutal game of survival. The murky veil of forest offers more threats than answers. Can Alex and Quinn find the killer before darkness falls for good?

On Christmas Avenue (affiliate link)

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Author: Baird, Ginny
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Christmas Romance

Evan, the county sheriff, knows that businesses are struggling in the small town of Clark Creek. But unlike the mayor—who happens to be his mother—he doesn’t think that hiring a “Christmas Consultant,” whatever that is, will help. Especially when this Christmas Consultant proposes a holiday parade that seems likely to overwhelm his staff and leave the town in even more debt.

Mary is sure the parade is going to be a superb fundraiser. She’s going to make sure of it, overcoming every obstacle…including those put in place by the stubborn sheriff. But in the middle of her planning, the unexpected happens: she and Evan begin to see one another in a different light. Could the parade bring about more than one Christmas miracle? This funny, feel-good holiday romance is perfect for fans of Sheila Roberts, Susan Mallery, and Jenny Hale.

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