Month: March 2017

House of Secrets

By Tracie Peterson

Peterson offers a Compelling modern story while her father orchestrates a shock journey to the summer time apartment of her youth, Bailee Cooper is unprepared for what follows. what's meant to be a cheerful reunion for Bailee and her sisters, Geena and Piper, speedy turns into shrouded by way of thoughts from the previous. jointly back, the 3 sisters sift via their reminiscences of fifteen years in the past. . . of an unwell mom, and in their father creating a determined selection. They vowed, as childrens, to be silent-but one sister believes the reality needs to now be printed. but can they belief their stories? Mark Delahunt arrives within the wake of this emotional turmoil. decided to win Bailee's affection, Mark turns into the powerful fort for her during this time of bewilderment, and what used to be a tentative promise starts to take root and develop. stuck among the prior and an doubtful destiny, can Bailee enable God consultant her to heal the earlier and eventually to embody love?

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By Avery Vanderlyle, D.K. Jernigan, E.E. Ottoman, Megan Derr

Virtually each historical civilization has tales of a few type of dragon, from the winged serpents of Asian lore to the conventional Western photo of the fire-breathing behemoth. Literature is full of tales of valiant heroes driving into the jaws of threat to slay the beast and rescue the princess. yet occasionally, the knight in shining armor is much less drawn to the maiden in misery than within the dragon he is imagined to slay. Dracones brings jointly seven tales detailing the facility and majesty of a dragon's love. lots of the people in Fugue in Gold and Fire are unknowingly animals in human shape, and whilst the Vesti Moon rises, the animal types separate from, with out reminiscence in their human lives. enthusiasts Adri and Dru look for how to realize one another in the course of the swap, but if Dru's real shape seems to be a dragon, he considers by no means altering again. Peter Harington aspires to be a Teller of Tales whilst he submits his fictional dragon manuscript for booklet. Tom, the editor assigned to paintings with Peter, notwithstanding, unearths the worldbuilding a bit too genuine and is decided to benefit the reality. whilst the dragon Daire is wounded, basically the Weird Magics of alchemist Cyras can heal him. but if one of many fae is located killed and her blood tired, Daire suspects his savior of unlawful experimentation and homicide. Then, in Chanson Commencante de Guerre, the traditional dragon Rayvak unearths himself surprisingly interested in the younger dragon shifter Stormy, regardless of the years of warfare among the dragons and the dragon shifters. the 2 needs to triumph over centuries of animosity in the event that they are to discover any happiness jointly. Psychic David and his dragon lover Ferdie are actually Two within the Bush while their camping out journey is interrupted through the paranormal guardians in their woodland. they could feel the facility of the dragon, yet think that David and Ferdie have it certain and insist that they liberate it or die! Finding the Rain is the duty charged to Buwei, despatched with choices to the Dragon Lord Shenlong in hopes of finishing his province' drought, a trip none have ever back from. however the dragon's temple keeper, Tian, desires Buwei for himself and is prepared to defy even the good dragon to maintain him. eventually, in Lukos Heat, a undertaking of revenge sends the dragon Najlah into the mountains and into an not going partnership with the wolf shifter Barkus. And the nearer they get to their quarry, the extra they detect that not anything is because it appears to be like.

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Odd Mom Out (Bellevue Wives, Book 1)

By Jane Porter

Ads government Marta Zinsser isn't any poster baby for her filthy rich Seattle suburb-and not anything may well please her extra. This former New Yorker wears strive against boots, now not Manolos, and drives a righteous Harley hog rather than a Mercedes SUV. Now she's launching her personal supplier during this land of the Microsoft elite, even supposing her ten-year-old daughter needs she'd wear a sweater set and simply be normal.

Can this ex-urbanite stay uniquely herself with out alienating the interior circle of conceited, cookie-cutter government other halves? And whilst push involves shove, can she cease being the proud strange mother out and take an opportunity at whatever frighteningly-and tantalizingly-new?

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Message in a Bottle

By Nicholas Sparks

Now with a brand new glance celebrating twenty years of Nicholas Sparks!

Divorced and upset approximately relationships, Theresa Osborne is walking whilst she reveals a bottle at the seashore. inside of is a letter of affection and longing to "Catherine," signed easily "Garrett." Challenged through the secret and pulled via feelings she does not absolutely comprehend, Theresa starts a look for this guy that may switch her existence. What occurs to her is unforeseen, maybe miraculous-an stumble upon that embraces all our hopes for locating an individual specific, for having a love that's undying and everlasting.... Nicholas Sparks exquisitely chronicles the human center. In his first bestselling novel, The pc, he created a testomony to romantic love that touched readers around the globe. Now during this ny instances bestseller, he renews our religion in future, within the skill of fans to discover one another regardless of the place, irrespective of when...

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Chances (Something in Common)

By Talia Carmichael

A whatever in universal novella

Treble Duo, the haven facility, is now up and working, and that's Theron Longoria’s one and purely concentration till he sees Aristotle Berkus. He’s met the grouchy, crowd-hating guy a number of instances, yet at any time when, Theron is an increasing number of intrigued. After assembly Theron, Aristotle realizes what a superb secret of a guy he’s came across, and even if he plans on taking issues gradual, he’s no longer making plans on letting Theron cross.

Between a fish fry get-together and an opportunity to aid a bit woman discover a new domestic, Theron and Aristotle detect they want one another to navigate the hot lifestyles they're beginning jointly.

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Doppelgangers are monsters, hardwired for murder.

They are usually not purported to have doubts, yet this one does. He needs he may be varied. extra human, perhaps. yet even that cannot cease him from killing humans so he can take their areas and reside their lives. He has to do it; it truly is who he's.

But whilst the doppelganger murders a small-town teen, assumes his form, and takes over his lifestyles, he is stunned through the area he steps into. Engulfed in a whirlwind of peer strain, messy relations dynamics, and a provocative courting with a gorgeous woman, he fast learns that there is a couple of approach to be human, and plenty of how one can be a monster.

Told within the tortured voice of a such a lot awesome teenager, this modern gothic romance brews an enthralling mix of violence, hope, and atonement. this is the tale of a monster longing for a human life.

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By Danielle Steel

4 sisters, a ny brownstone, and a tumultuous yr of loss and braveness are on the middle of Danielle Steel’s new novel a few outstanding family members, a gorgeous tragedy—and what occurs while 4 very assorted younger ladies come jointly less than one very energetic roof.

Candy–it’s the one identify she needs—is blazing her manner via Paris, big apple, and Tokyo as fashion’s most modern overseas twiglet. . . .

Her sister Tammy has a role generating the main profitable hit express on television, and a house she loves in L.A.’s Hollywood Hills. . . . In long island, oldest sister Sabrina is an formidable younger attorney, whereas Annie is an American artist in Florence, dwelling for her artwork. . . . On one Fourth of July weekend, as they do each year, the 4 sisters come domestic to Connecticut for his or her family’s annual collecting. yet sooner than the vacation is over, tragedy moves and their international is completely changed.

unexpectedly, 4 sisters who've been fervently pursuing good fortune and their very own lives—on contrary facets of the world—reunite to proportion one big apple brownstone, to aid one another and their father, and to select up the items whereas one sister struggles to heal her shattered physique and soul. therefore starts off an unscripted bankruptcy in their lives, as a bustling home is quickly full of eccentric canines, laughter, tears, buddies, males . . . and the type of honesty and unconditional love in basic terms sisters promises. yet because the 4 girls settle in, they're pressured to confront the course in their respective lives. because the yr passes and one other July Fourth techniques, a season of grief and alter provides method to new beginnings—as a kinfolk comes jointly to proportion its advantages and a destiny jam-packed with surprises and, eventually, hope.

With unerring perception and compassion, Danielle metal tells a compelling tale of 4 sisters who love and snicker, fight and triumph . . . and are irrevocably woven into the material of every other’s lives. Brilliantly mixing humor and heartbreak, she gives you a robust message concerning the fragility—and the wonder—of lifestyles.

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Lovelier than Daylight (A Saddler's Legacy Novel)

By Rosslyn Elliott

Susanna is a girl of ideas who values family members particularly. Johann turns out to symbolize all she despises . . . yet appearances could be deceiving.

In 1875, Susanna Hanby is headed off to varsity in Westerville, Ohio, whilst she discovers her sister Rachel and Rachel’s little ones have disappeared. Susanna suspects that Rachel’s alcoholic husband understands greater than he’s announcing and he or she vows to discover the truth.

Johann Giere is inheritor to a profitable German-American brewery in Columbus, yet longs for a profession in journalism in big apple urban. whilst Johann symptoms on because the provider for a brand new saloon in Westerville, his and Susanna’s paths move and sparks fly. A fiery temperance crusader, Susanna despises Johann’s career, yet she can't deny the attraction.

When Susanna learns that Rachel’s childrens were indentured to orphanages within the urban, she despairs that her kinfolk should be fractured endlessly. yet Johann makes Susanna a suggestion she can’t refuse―pitting her ardour and her ideas opposed to one another.

If she will have the ability for her head and her center to be in concord, a destiny lovelier than sunlight awaits her.

Lovelier than Daylight is a narrative of affection and religion in keeping with the Westerville Whiskey battle of 1875, a dramatic actual old occasion featured within the 2011 documentary Prohibition via Ken Burns.

“[S]howcases a desirable episode of yankee heritage, interweaving romance, suspense, and historic aspect with strange intensity and realism.” ―Laura Frantz, writer of Love’s Reckoning and The Colonel’s Lady

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How the French Invented Love: Nine Hundred Years of Passion and Romance

By Marilyn Yalom

“Absolutely marvelous…lively and learned….Marilyn Yalom’s ebook is a exotic contribution to our event of an exceptional literature, in addition to an endearing memoir.”
—Diane Johnson, writer of Lulu in Marrakech and Le Divorce

“[An] enthralling travel of French literature—from Abelard and Heloise within the twelfth century to Marguerite Duras within the twentieth and Philippe Sollers within the 21st.”
Publishers Weekly (starred review)

How the French Invented Love is an unique and masterful historical past of affection à l. a. française by way of acclaimed student Marilyn Yalom. Spanning the center a while to the current, Yalom explores a love-obsessed tradition via its nice works of literature—from Moliere’s comedian like to the tragic love of Racine, from the existential love of Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre to the romanticism of George Sand and Alfred de Musset. A completely enticing homage to French tradition and literature interlaced with the author’s scrumptious own anecdotes, How the French Invented Love is perfect for enthusiasts of Alain de Botton, Adam Gopnik, and Simon Schama.

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River's End

By Nora Roberts

The number 1 New York Times bestselling writer of The Villa and Carolina Moon offers her such a lot seductively suspenseful story yet—a tale of 1 woman’s shattered innocence, the terrifying look for fact, and a heart’s trip towards healing…


Olivia’s mom and dad have been between Hollywood’s golden couples…until the evening a monster got here and took her mom away endlessly. A monster with the face of her father…

Sheltered from the reality, an older Olivia in simple terms dimly recollects her evening of terror—but her habitual nightmares make her detect she needs to piece jointly the true tale. Assisted via Noah Brady, the son of the police detective who discovered her cowering in her closet such a lot of years ahead of, she could have her probability. Noah desires to reconstruct the evening that has turn into an notorious a part of Hollywood background. He additionally desires to aid Olivia and heal the longing in her lonely middle. yet as soon as the door to her previous is opened, there’s no telling what’s ready at the different aspect. For someplace, no longer too distant, the monster walks back…

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