Crouching Vampire, Hidden Fang: A Dark Ones Novel

For a lady married to the vampire of her nightmares, the honeymoon's over- and truth bites...

Pia Thomason is torn among darkish Ones: her husband Kristoff-who does not belief her-and his ally, Alec, who's MIA. So Pia is going again to her humdrum Seattle existence, yet destiny has different plans. and she or he realizes that if she and Kristoff are going to be shackled jointly for higher or worse, she might besides begin to get pleasure from it...

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Jeweled Fire (An Elemental Blessings Novel)

By Sharon Shinn

The nationwide bestselling writer of Troubled Waters and Royal Airs returns to her Elemental advantages sequence with the tale of a tender princess who will want greater than advantages to outlive in a country the place every body will do no matter what it takes to assert the throne…

As one of many 4 princesses of Welce, Corene continuously concept she may in the future turn into queen. in basic terms situations replaced, leaving fiery Corene with not anything to teach for a lifestyles spent enjoying the sport of court docket intrigue—until an opportunity arises to turn into the ruler of a close-by country.

After stowing away on a boat sure for Malinqua together with her dependable bodyguard, Foley, Corene needs to try and win the throne through creating a play to marry one of many empress’s 3 nephews. yet Corene isn't the basically international princess looking for a crown.

Unaccustomed to being anyone’s good friend, Corene is stunned to discover companionship between her fellow rivals. yet at the back of Malinqua’s attractive facade lie many secrets.

The vacationing princesses are extra hostages than visitors. and because the lethal nature of the courtroom is printed, Corene needs to depend upon either her new allies and Foley’s unwavering protection—for the sport she has entered is way extra perilous than she ever imagined…

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More Than You Know: A Novel

In a small city known as Dundee at the coast of Maine, an previous lady named Hannah grey starts off her tale: "Somebody acknowledged 'true love is like ghosts, which every body talks approximately and few have seen.' i have obvious either and that i have no idea easy methods to inform you that's worse." Hannah has determined, ultimately, to go away a list of the passionate and anguished long-ago summer season in Dundee whilst she met Conary Crocker, the city undesirable boy and love of her lifestyles. This spare, piercing, and unforgettable novel bridges centuries and excessive love tales as Hannah and Conary's destiny is interwoven with the story of a wedding that came about in Dundee 100 years past.

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A Walk to Remember

By Nicholas Sparks

There has been a time while the area used to be sweeter....when the ladies in Beaufort, North Carolina, wore clothes, and the lads donned hats.... each April, while the wind smells of either the ocean and lilacs, Landon Carter recollects 1958, his final 12 months at Beaufort excessive. Landon had dated a woman or , or even as soon as sworn that he'd been in love. definitely the final individual he concept he'd fall for was once Jamie, the shy, virtually airy daughter of the town's Baptist minister....Jamie, who used to be destined to teach him the depths of the human heart-and the enjoyment and ache of dwelling. the foundation for this novel got here from Nicholas Sparks's sister: her existence and her braveness. From the the world over bestselling writer Nicholas Sparks, comes his such a lot relocating tale yet....

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Orchard Valley Brides: Norah\Lone Star Lovin'

By Debbie Macomber

Norah Bloomfield is feeling a section unneeded nowadays. Her father is getting better from his center assault, and her sisters, Valerie and Stephanie, are busy making plans their weddings. yet then a cantankerous Texan named Rowdy Cassidy crashes his small aircraft in Orchard Valley. a similar Rowdy Cassidy who'd been Valerie's boss…and who'd demanded she marry him. Now he is Norah's sufferer, and in all her nursing adventure she's by no means encountered a tougher guy. Or a extra impossible to resist one! Except…is he nonetheless in love along with her sister?

When Norah's pal Sherry Waterman leaves Orchard Valley, Oregon, for Pepper, Texas, she's certainly not within the temper for Lone famous person Lovin'. but when somebody can switch her brain, it is Cody Bailman—a hardworking, handsome rancher. not just that, Cody has a twelve-year-old daughter who thinks Sherry's "just excellent for Dad"!

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Song of Scarabaeus (Scarabaeus Series)

By Sara Creasy

Philip ok. Dick Award nominee 2010
Aurealis Award nominee 2010


Trained in view that youth in complicated biocyph seed know-how by way of the omnipotent Crib empire, Edie's undertaking is to terraform alien worlds whereas her masters bleed the outlawed Fringe populations dry. while renegade mercenaries kidnap Edie, she's now not solely yes it is a undesirable thing... till they leash her to a bodyguard, Finn -- a former freedom fighter-turned-slave, crushed down yet by no means damaged. If Edie strays from Finn's facet, he dies. If she does not cooperate, the pirates will kill them both.

But Edie's skills a ways surpass something her enemies think. And now, with Finn as her basically best friend because the cruel Crib closes in, she'll need to end up it or die at the web site of her in basic terms failure... an international referred to as Scarabaeus.

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Skios: A Novel

By Michael Frayn

Longlisted for the guy Booker Prize and a Washington Post striking ebook of the Year

On the personal Greek island of Skios, the high-paying site visitors of a world-renowned starting place organize for the yearly keynote deal with, to receive this yr by means of Dr. Norman Wilfred, an getting older and bulky authority at the medical association of technology. He seems to be unusually younger and fascinating, and everybody is quickly consuming out of his hand.

Meanwhile, in a distant villa on the different finish of the island, the ravishing Georgie has agreed to spend a furtive horizontal weekend with a infamous schemer, who has traditionally did not occur. Trapped there together with her as an alternative is a pompous, balding person referred to as Dr. Norman Wilfred, who has misplaced his whereabouts, his baggage, and his temper―indeed, every little thing he possesses except the textual content of a lecture at the clinical association of science.

In a spiraling farce approximately upright lecturers, formidable climbers, and dotty philanthropists, Michael Frayn, "the god of farce" (Entertainment Weekly), tells a narrative of private disintegration, probing his everlasting subject matter of ways we all know what we all know whilst he supplies us to the outer limits of hilarity.

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The Chronicles of Moxie

By Z B Heller

Moxie Summers is a curvy, twenty-six year-old instructor who has now not had the easiest tune list with relationships. In a drunken stupor at a bar, she meets Miles who seems to be her sparing equivalent, till she vomits far and wide his sneakers. simply whilst she thinks issues couldn’t worsen, her dream guy seems to be the only father of the most recent pupil in her type. whereas struggling with an charm for Miles, Moxie’s conniving stepmother attempts to suggest Moxie she must get healthy if she’s ever going to seize the fellow of her desires. To make issues worse a lady Scout plans Moxie’s dying, a shock get together makes everybody blush, after which there has been the skunk… Can Moxie conquer all of the lady Scout cookies, meals poisoning and a showdown at Costco to get to Miles?

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The Splendour Falls

By Susanna Kearsley

Praise for New York Times bestseller The Firebird:

"Kearsley blends heritage, romance and a bit the supernatural right into a glittering, bewitching tale."―Kirkus

An historical fortress, a sad Love, and an internet of secrets and techniques starts to Unravel...

Emily Braden has stopped believing in fairy stories and satisfied endings. whilst her interesting yet unreliable cousin Harry invitations her on a vacation to discover the mythical personal of Chinon, and speedily disappears―well, that is Harry for you.

As Emily makes the acquaintance of Chinon and its humans, she starts off to discover darkish secrets and techniques underneath the allure. Legend has it that in a thirteenth-century siege of the fort that looms over town, Queen Isabelle, baby bride of King John, concealed a "treasure of significant price." And within the final days of the German career in the course of global struggle II, one other Isabelle residing in Chinon, a woman whose love for an enemy soldier went tragically awry.

As the risks of the prior turn into disastrously actual, Emily is drawn ever extra deeply right into a labyrinth of poser as twisted because the streets and tunnels of the traditional city itself.

"A mixture of intrigue and adventure...in a mode just like that of Mary Stewart or Barbara Erskine, Kearsley does an exceptional activity evoking the ambience of Chinon with its brooding castle."―The Winnipeg unfastened Press

"Kearsley's action-packed mystery-romance, set in a medieval French city, indicates an identical deft plotting that gained Kearsley the Catherine Cookson prize for Mariana."―Chatelaine

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Water Under Water

By Peter Rix

A love tale to make you query your individual assumptions, feelings and activities. Water lower than Water is the tale of Jim and Tom Campion, a father and son who percentage a keenness for the water. Jim is a excessive achiever - Tom has Down Syndrome. the radical is as a lot approximately their fight to like and settle for one another because it is a boy's coming of age story. Tom and his Adventurers membership, all teens with distinct wishes, pass on a white water rafting weekend with carers. Jim, Tom's dad, on the insistence of his spouse Fran, is to force and sign up for them. Tom is now 19 and Fran has instructed Jim that she isn't really convinced that she will be able to love Jim anymore as she doesn't think that he has allowed himself to like Tom within the related approach he loves James, their older son. The rafting journey is a try out of affection - in each course. And it assessments much more. not easy the steadiness of a long term marriage and what can wrench it aside or fritter it away, the structure of an ideal kinfolk, independence and experience, residing with disabilities - this novel is set love.

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