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By Ally Carter. 2018
When Katarina Bishop was three, her parents took her to the Louvre...to case it. For her seventh birthday, Katarina and…her Uncle Eddie travelled to Austria...to steal the crown jewels. When Kat turned fifteen, she planned a con of her own - scamming her way into the best boarding school in the country, determined to leave the family business behind. But now her dad's life is on the line, and Kat must go back to the world she tried so hard to escape...
By Ally Carter. 2013
By Ally Carter. 2018
Katarina Bishop and W.W. Hale the Fifth were born to lead very different lives - her family are criminal masterminds,…while he comes from an apparently perfect dynasty. But both families know how to stay under the radar while getting - or stealing - whatever they want.When Hale unexpectedly inherits his grandmother's billion-dollar corporation, he quickly learns that there's no place for Kat and their old heists in his new role. But Kat won't let him go that easily, especially after she is tipped off about an elaborate con to steal the company's fortune. Instead of being the heir, this time Hale might be the mark.Kat is prepared to do the impossible, but first she has to decide. Is she willing to save her boyfriend's company if it means losing the boy?
By Axie Oh. 2021
Jenny’s never had much time for boys, K-pop, or really anything besides her dream of being a professional cellist. But…when she finds herself falling for a K-pop idol, she has to decide whether their love is worth the risk. A modern forbidden romance wrapped in the glamorous and exclusive world of K-pop, XOXO is perfect for fans of Jenny Han and Maurene Goo. <p><p> Jenny didn’t get to be an award-winning, classically trained cellist without choosing practice over fun. That is, until the night she meets Jaewoo. Mysterious, handsome, and just a little bit tormented, Jaewoo is exactly the kind of distraction Jenny would normally avoid. And yet, she finds herself pulled into spending an unforgettable evening wandering Los Angeles with him on the night before his flight home to South Korea. <p><p> With Jaewoo an ocean away, there’s no use in dreaming of what could have been. But when Jenny and her mother move to Seoul to take care of her ailing grandmother, who does she meet at the elite arts academy she’s just been accepted to? Jaewoo. <p><p> Finding the dreamy stranger who swept you off your feet in your homeroom is one thing, but Jaewoo isn’t just any student. Turns out, Jaewoo is a member of one of the biggest K-pop bands in the world. And like most K-pop idols, Jaewoo is strictly forbidden from dating anyone. <p><p> When a relationship means not only jeopardizing her place at her dream music school but also endangering everything Jaewoo’s worked for, Jenny has to decide once and for all just how much she’s willing to risk for love. XOXO is a new romance that proves chasing your dreams doesn’t have to mean sacrificing your heart, from acclaimed author Axie Oh.
By S. A. Domingo. 2020
'A sweet romance with a truly contemporary feel, set in a teenage world full of positivity, joy and a sense…of boundless possibilities.' BOOKTRUSTFive music festivals . . . One unforgettable summer! A new clean teen romance from the author of Love, Secret Santa.16-year-old songwriter Nova is having the best summer of her life. Helping out with her parents' food truck, she gets to attend not one, but FIVE different music festivals! Things get even better when she meets cute American boy, Sam, an aspiring musician like her. After sharing a magical evening dancing under the stars, Nova never expects to see Sam again. But to her surprise they keep meeting up at music festivals . . . Nova begins to hope that their romance could become more than just a festival fling. So why is Sam so reluctant to talk about himself? And why does he have access to the VIP backstage area . . .?A perfect summer beach read for fans of Holly Smale and Jenny Han.
By S. A. Domingo. 2019
All I want for Christmas is . . . you! A festive clean teen romance that could melt even Scrooge's…heart!Angel loves everything about Christmas - especially Secret Santa! And this year, her school Secret Santa is A-MA-ZING! The thoughtful gifts from her Secret Santa ALMOST make up for the fact that Angel has to organise the school's charity fund-raising campaign with arty, unreliable Caspar Johnson. But as they work together to plan some fun festive events, Angel realises that Caspar has hidden depths - and a secret that he's hiding behind his easy-going facade. A mysterious hand-made advent calendar encourages Angel to take risks and open her heart - but is she brave enough to tell Caspar how she really feels?
By Elsie Park. 2017
Something dark stirs within the peaceful walls of the prosperous town of Graywall, something only the mysterious vigilante known as…The Shadow can overcome. Torn between a sense of justice and a desire for revenge, The Shadow is the nobleman Sir Calan, who must use his skills to assist the Lord of Graywall.When Sir Calan is sent to hunt down smugglers who have run rampant after the levying of a harsh tax by King Edward, he learns of a plot against the just ruler of the town, Lord Shaufton. To thwart this plot, Calan enters a pseudo courtship with Shaufton's daughter under the guise of Sir Calan, even as he wrestles with emotions stirred by the lovely Elsbeth, Lord Shaufton's niece. Elsbeth may be the only person who can heal Calan's troubled soul, but she has secrets of her own.Rife with deceit, greed, and betrayal, Shadow of Valor is a timeless tale of honor, love, and redemption.
By Victoria Chatham, Anita Davison. 2018
Grace MacKinnon’s widowhood promises little but a life of drudgery under her father-in-law’s oppressive rule. When quiet rebellion turns to…opportunity, she books passage on an Atlantic steamer only to face near disaster in Halifax harbour. Her future looks doomed from the start until with the help of a sympathetic stranger, she arrives on Prince Edward Island. Her new-found independence drives her to undertake a brave new adventure in a male dominated world, and a chance encounter with Lucy Maud Montgomery brings her a surprising ally. Despite the challenges, Grace keeps her head and prevails, until an encounter with bootleggers during Canadian Prohibition threatens to topple her hard won success. Can Grace trust those she goes to for help, or as a woman alone in turn of the century Charlottetown are the odds stacked against her?
By Nancy M Bell. 2017
Elsie Nuefeld loves to sit on her porch and watch the children grow in the Mennonite community near Landmark, MB.…Returning to the area after moving to Paraguay for a time, Elsie is happy to be living on the wild rose dotted prairie of south-eastern Manitoba. Her granddaughters are growing up and getting married, it's an exciting time. If you enjoyed Tricia Goyer's The Kissing Bridge you'll love Landmark Roses.