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By Michelle Celmer. 2008
Royally PregnantPrince Ethan would never have slept with a palace employee. . . normally. Then plain-Jane Elizabeth Pryce appeared at… the royal ball, unrecognizably gorgeous--and too desirable to ignore. When he finally discovered her true identity, he also learned she was carrying his child. A royal courtship would defuse the scandal. But would a marriage inflame the passion that still burned between them?
By Joyce Mandeville. 1999
Wall Street crashes in New York and the world is reeling - but all Glory is worried about is the… drunken priest and why fat Aunt Flo is always upset. But when Glory goes into the woods one day with her best friend Pammy, something happens. Something terrifying, which leaves Pammy convinced that the Virgin Mary has saved them. Glory isn't so sure, but she asks the Virgin for a miracle anyway. And gets it: a pair of much-desired 'Mary Jane' shoes. Soon miracles are happening two-a-penny: the drunken priest dries out, Aunt Flo gets her wish and her mother develops strange powers. But the story soon gets out and, once the dead town starts to thrive again, problems emerge . . . Curious, quirky and magical, this is a novel of childhood, belief and love set in the heart of America.
By Laura Lascarso. 2012
In this haunting and hopeful debut novel, a teen's court-mandated psychiatric residency prompts a change in perspective from which there… is no looking back.Taylor Truwell is a sixteen-year-old girl from Florida with a troubled past, a neglectful mother, a seemingly callous father, and an urge to flee. When Taylor is caught with a stolen car, her reaction lands her in court for resisting arrest. Her father convinces the judge of an alternative to punishment: treatment in a juvenile psychiatric correctional facility. And so Taylor arrives at Sunny Meadows. Sunny Meadows is anything but the easy way out, and Taylor has to fight hard just to hold on to her sanity as she battles her parents, an intrusive therapist, and a group of particularly nasty fellow patients. But even as Taylor clings to her stubborn former self, she gradually relents to new friendships--and to unexpected romance. Sunny Meadows goes against everything Taylor stands for. But could it be the place that saves her? In this striking debut, Laura Lascarso weaves together a powerful story of anger and self-destruction, hope and love, and the complicated way that it all comes together.
By Carole Matthews. 2013
Last year, Hannah's Christmas was full of love, happiness and romance. Things couldn't be more different this Christmas. Broken-hearted and… lonely, Hannah wishes she could be happy and in love again but she is struggling to find even a glimmer of her old festive spirit. Luckily for her, there's some Christmas magic in the air . . . A Christmas Wish is a heart-warming ebook exclusive short story that will make you a firm believer in the power of Christmas. So take twenty minutes for yourself and indulge yourself in this romantic and festive tale. *Includes an extract from Carole's wonderful festive novel, Calling Mrs Christmas*
By Lorraine Heath. 2009
London's most notorious rogue--decadent, depraved, forbiddenThe ladies of the ton won't stop whispering about deliciously wicked Jack Dodger--once a thieving… street urchin, now the wealthy owner of London's most exclusive gentleman's club. There's no pleasure he hasn't enjoyed, no debauchery the handsome scoundrel won't provide for the lords who flock to his house of carnal intrigue.London's most virtuous lady--honorable, uncorrupted, and all too human Olivia, Duchess of Lovingdon, would never associate with such a rogue. So when Jack is named sole heir to the duke's personal possessions, the beautiful, well-bred lady is outraged. Now, Olivia is forced to share her beloved home with this despicable man.Caught between the devil and desireBut Olivia's icy disdain is no match for Jack's dangerous charm. His touch awakens desire. His kiss demands surrender. She will struggle to bar Jack from her heart . . . but her body, coveting divine release, will not let her bar him from her bed.
By Gabrielle Kimm. 2013
Italy, 1582. When young seamstress Sofia Genotti delivers a mended dress to a beautiful widow in Modena, she has no… idea she's about to become entangled in a dangerous game. Discovering that the distraught widow is being forcibly kept from the man she loves by a gold-digger intent on helping himself to her inherited fortune, Sofia hatches a dangerous plan . . .Contains the opening chapters from Gabrielle's brand-new novel, The Girl with the Painted Face.
By Charlotte Betts. 2013
1666. Newly married to a wealthy spice merchant, Kate Finche believes all her dreams of a happy family life are… just around the corner until the Great Fire rages through London. She watches in horror as their livelihood goes up in flames, filling the air with the heady scents of cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves. As the city is devastated, Kate's husband Robert is forced to seek employment to ensure their survival, but when he is found drowned, Kate refuses to believe that he has taken his own life. Widowed and penniless, she seeks refuge in The House of Perfume, the home of blind perfumer Gabriel Harte, who awakens Kate's senses to a whole new world. But as she flees from this forbidden love, her husband's murderer comes looking for her . . . The Spice Merchant's Wife is a stunning novel, bursting with the colour and flavour of Restoration London - perfect for readers of Phillipa Gregory, Joanne Harris and Patrick Suskind's Perfume.
By K. Matthew, Vera Cruz. 2016
Uma noite com Carter é o suficiente para por qualquer lobisomem na linha. Mas Karen Needham é diferente. A relação… deles deveria ter ficado só por uma noite mas, decidido a vê-la transformar-se, Carter avisa a família de Karen que ela precisa de alargar a sua estadia no rancho Sky High. A linhagem dela não é o problema. Ele só quer dar mais uma dentada na loba curvilínea. E a lua cheia é a ocasião perfeita para fazê-lo. Quando a situação se torna perigosa, Karen tem a certeza que está tudo acabado entre eles. Afinal, já se sabe que a sua loba é imprevisível... Será que Carter vai puni-la pela sua insubordinação, ou será que algo de supreendente irá acontecer entre eles?
By Dejanira Marchesano, Dusty Lynn Holloway. 2016
Una scintilla può scatenare una fiamma. Una vita può alimentare il fuoco. Una luce può trafiggere l'oscurità. Nel luogo in… cui l'oscurità regna sovrana. Dopo esser a stento sfuggita dalle Terre del Fuoco, Auri segue le richieste del padre e intraprende un viaggio nella conoscenza dei Maestri dei Draghi. Una volta arrivata, spera di immergersi negli allenamenti e diventa il fulcro decisivo per la salvezza di Terradin e la sconfitta definitiva di Obsidian e dei suoi Ribelli. Ma prima che il suo viaggio abbia davvero inizio, qualcuno a lei caro le viene strappato via. A pezzi dalla perdita, e con Terradin che cresce sempre più nell'oscurità, è costretta a prendere una decisione che avrà eterne ripercussioni. Rimarrà aggrappata alla vecchia Auri? O dimenticherà il suo passato e come la fenice leggendaria, rinascere dalle sue ceneri per risplendere come mai prima?
By Nora Roberts. 2006
By Fiona Walker. 2003
When Ellen Jamieson breaks up with her long-standing boyfriend, she plans to go travelling. But first she agrees to house-sit… for her parents, who are trying to find a buyer for their idyllic cottage in the Cotswold village of Oddlode.The village is full of quaint and eccentric characters, both blue-blooded and below the salt, and Ellen is the subject of much speculation. Under the wing of Ophelia ('Touch Pheely') Gently, an impoverished local sculptor, Ellen goes to an Auction of Promises village fundraiser and wins a mysterious lot of three wishes. These have been donated by Jasper Belling, the incredibly gorgeous prodigal son of the local lord of the manor. Falling in love with a notorious hell-raiser is the last thing Ellen intended, and the convoluted scandals of the villagers put many obstacles in the way of the young lovers. Several ancient skeletons come rattling out of various cupboards before a no-holds barred, loved-up finale.
By Shelley Noble. 2013
Take a trip to the South Carolina coast and indulge in the beautiful sunsets that lead to perfect Stargazey Nights.… A call from the past and a mysterious inheritance bring Cabot Reynolds to a magical town and force him to make a decision that will change his life forever. Stargazey Point, once a slice of Southern heaven, is in need of tender love and care, something Cab learns he is in desperate need of himself. Stargazey Nights is a tantalizing glimpse into a world that will come to life in the forthcoming novel Stargazey Point.
By Dena Garson, Michele Ryan, Tl Reeve, Sorcha Mowbray. 2017
Journey to Victorian London where an assassin meets her match, zombies invade, and top scientists go missing.Four talented authors come… together to bring you three BRAND NEW, full length Victorian steampunk novels of seduction, adventure, and mystery. A look inside…Seducing the Assassin (Book 1, The Ladies League)by Sorcha MowbrayJosephine Stanton, Madame and assassin, has another assignment to eliminate an enemy of the Queen. Too bad John Griffin, The Earl of Melton, has no intention of dying. Neither of the pair expects the heat that steams them up between the sheets and ultimately sets New Victorian London on its ear. Darkness Rises by TL Reeve and Michele RyanA zombie horde has invaded London, England. Jonah McRae and his band of ghoulish Dreadfuls are London’s only hope. However, when Annabelle Craig threatens his mission he doesn’t know whether to kill her or claim her as his. Can the hunter and the huntee team together to take down the horde? Or will London be lost forever? Her Clockwork Heart by Dena GarsonDuring her search for her missing brother, Trixie is reunited with Nathaniel, the man she never stopped loving. Sensing that Trixie might be in danger, Nathaniel lends his skills as an investigator to her efforts. Their love is rekindled as they race across the country looking for clues to more than one mystery.
By Carole Matthews. 2012
'Carole's books are real treats - so comforting and they always have a happy ending. I can imagine settling down… with one on Boxing Day' Mary BerryCan the imperfect family really have the perfect Christmas?Juliet Joyce adores Christmas. She loves the presents, the tree, the turkey, the tinsel, everything. Already the festive spirit is upon her, which is just as well as this Christmas things are starting to get out of hand.Her son Tom is out of work and bringing home a slew of unsuitable partners; pregnant daughter Chloe and her little boy have moved back in; Juliet's father, Frank, is getting over a heartbreak of his own and Rita, her eccentric mother, is behaving more erratically each day. And has the chaos got too much for Juliet's husband Rick?With the big day fast approaching, Juliet hopes that she can stop everything spiralling out of control, because the only thing she wants is her family all around her and her home to be filled WITH LOVE AT CHRISTMAS.Also contains Carole's top tips for surviving a family Christmas!
By Allison Leigh. 2008
If the running shoe fits. . . As head of his family's Seattle-based software empire, workaholic Grayson Hunt was married… to the job. Then Dear Old Dad issued Gray and his brothers an ultimatum--find brides, fast, or lose their fortunes. Gray was at wit's end--until he literally ran into the perfect candidate on his favorite jogging path. But did humble school librarian Amelia White have a hidden agenda? This Cinderella will wear it! Amelia was going to teach this billionaire-in-training that his actions had consequences--and make him pay for what he had done to her sister. But when she signed up for this marriage of convenience, she didn't know she was signing away her heart in the bargain. Could she stick to her plan the more she fell for the man?
By Victoria Christopher Murray. 2009
By Charlene Sands. 2016
Twins...and another baby on the way for this cowboy from USA TODAY bestselling author Charlene Sands! After Wyatt Brandt rescues… Brooke McKay en route to a Texas wedding, they spend one hot night together before going their separate ways. Now Brooke's back with news she isn't sure the wealthy rancher is ready to hear-especially when she discovers he's already a father...of twins! Being a single dad is a full-time job Wyatt can't do alone. He doesn't expect the ideal nanny to be the beauty who briefly shared his bed. But he accepts her help gladly-not knowing her little secret will change his family forever...
By Fiona Walker. 1998
A budding stand-up comic, Juno is voluptuous, hedonistic, funny and terminally untidy. On her thirtieth birthday she decides to have… a wild one-night stand to mark the occasion. But seducing her new flatmate before he's had a chance to unpack his belongings is not a wise move. Just over from New York, Jay Mulligan is intense, mysterious, and as Juno joyously discovers, far better than breakfast in bed. It's only when they get out of that bed on the wrong side three days later that the problems start.
By Pilar Lepe, Adriana Garcia. 2016
Evelyn is a pretty, sexy, independent woman who runs away from commitment. Everything in her life runs accordingly to her… plan until she meets Nick in an embarrassing moment, not knowing this man promised himself to win over her heart and not let get away. Would Evelyn be willing to walk away from her independent life to fall into Nick’s arms?
By Tl Reeve, Michele Ryan. 2017
Julian Rienhard and Theodore Graham are in over their heads with their team mate, Piper. The intelligent woman drives them… insane, while also challenging them scientifically. Julian realizes there is something different about their relationship, and he’s willing to accept it, as long as his best friend Theo does as well. But the stubborn, aggravating woman doesn’t know the meaning of wait.Piper Thomas is tired of waiting. Half in love with her three team mates, she isn’t sure how to approach them, feeling the constant need to prove herself. So, when the White Chapel case is given to the team, she takes matters into her own hands and goes in search of the infamous killer, Jack the Ripper. Heath Jacobs, their resident crime writer, hits them with the worst news possible with an article dated for the same day Piper returned to the heart of London. Piper is dead. Now, it’s a race against the clock to find her and stop her death. Will they be able to get to her in time and confess their attraction for her, or will Theo follow in his father’s footsteps and be too late?