Simone has a plan. Well, her friends have a plan. The self-proclaimed Lonely Hearts Club has found a way for the awkward movie-quoting art geek to get the attention of the brooding bad boy in the band. This plan? It involves…studying.
When they get their hands on a stack of old magazines filled with ‘how to’ articles, the answer is clear. If Simone can master the fine art of flirting, her crush won’t stand a chance…
For over seven hundred and fifty years the harvesters had been voyaging into deep space, but each journey was becoming longer and more dangerous, because suitable planets were getting fewer and more difficult for the scouts to discover. Terrillia was a dying planet and nothing could be done to prevent the inevitable.
Master Maulik carried the responsibilities of feeding his race with pride, and he performed his harvesting duties with diligence and compassion… yet his heart longed for adventure.
This unforgettable memoir, by one of our most gifted writers, introduces us to the young Toby Wolff, by turns tough and vulnerable, crafty and bumbling, and ultimately winning.
Separated by divorce from his father and brother, Toby and his mother are constantly on the move, yet they develop an extraordinarily close, almost telepathic relationship. As Toby fights for identity and self-respect against the unrelenting hostility of a new stepfather, his experiences are at once poignant and comical, and Wolff does a masterful job of re-creating the frustrations and cruelties of adolescence.
Lila knows life is not easy. As a young teenager, she survived her parents’ divorce and curbed her rebellious, angry ways. Things were almost looking up. Her mother has gotten that fairy tale love, but now she is dragging her feet about wedding details. And Lila’s father has moved on with his life and is pushing Lila away. Now as she starts a new journey, Lila has to face leaving her suddenly distant boyfriend behind as she goes away to college.
Heartbroken, she gets swept up in the freedom college life brings. But when she is distracted by Grant, a guy whose calmness soothes her and intensity makes her question all she thought she knew about love, she learns that life is not about to get any simpler.
1956. When Ivy Jenkins falls pregnant she is sent in disgrace to St Margaret’s, a dark, brooding house for unmarried mothers. Her baby is adopted against her will. Ivy will never leave.
Present day. Samantha Harper is a journalist desperate for a break. When she stumbles on a letter from the past, the contents shock and move her. The letter is from a young mother, begging to be rescued from St Margaret’s. Before it is too late.
Unspoken means something that cannot be uttered aloud. Unspoken is the dark secret a woman must keep, for life. Alice is fast approaching her one hundredth birthday and she is dying. Her strange, graphic dreams of ghostly figures trying to pull her into a tunnel of blinding light are becoming more and more vivid and terrifying. Alice knows she only has a short time left and is desperate to unburden herself of a dark secret, one she has lived with for eighty years.
Jessica, a journalist, is her great granddaughter and a mirror image of a young Alice. They share dreadful luck in the types of men that come into their lives.
During the closing hours of the tightest presidential election in US history, firebrand Annie Daniels is a socialist senator determined to win the White House. She dreams of eradicating injustice, and hopefully, saving her dying daughter’s life. Major Amos Daniels though, her conservative Green Beret brother, might have something to say about that, if her plans go against his faith.
As an Electoral College tie nears, the country erupts into chaos while an unknown enemy fans the flames. Annie and Amos are thrust to opposite ends of a constitutional crisis with guns drawn, the very soul of our nation at stake. Will the Daniels family find common ground above ideology to prevent a second civil war, or will a secretive enemy-of-the-state help them bring about America’s final days?
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The untold story of a heroic band of Caribbean pirates whose defiance of imperial rule inspired revolt in colonial outposts across the world
In the early eighteenth century, the Pirate Republic was home to some of the great pirate captains, including Blackbeard, “Black Sam” Bellamy, and Charles Vane. Along with their fellow pirates–former sailors, indentured servants, and runaway slaves–this “Flying Gang” established a crude but distinctive democracy in the Bahamas, carving out their own zone of freedom in which servants were free…
What’s going to happen to six-year-old Hunter? His parents are dead, and his grandmother is dying. He’s left with a family legacy of addiction, depression, and suicide. Hunter’s mother, Odette, wanted the husband she left for another man, to raise him, but Nico, alcoholic, depressed, and full of rage, wants no part of the child. He cannot accept that Odette, his wife and songwriting partner, left him.
During their senior year of high school, the beautiful, multiracial Odette, with an incredible voice and stage presence, joined Nico’s band. Five hard years of trying to “make it” finally paid off, but their inexperience cost them their independence, financial stability, and vultures wanting a piece of their songs, the only thing Nico, a talented guitarist, has left…
After joining the police force of her small Irish village, a local woman must investigate the murder of a stranger in this cozy mystery novel.
After solving two murders in the County Cork village of Kilbane, Siobhán O’Sullivan has accepted her calling and decided to join the Garda Síochána. The O’Sullivan clan couldn’t be prouder, but there’s no time to celebrate as she’s already on another case, summoned by the local priest who just found a dead man in the St. Mary’s graveyard–aboveground.
Marrying the love of her life means Delphi might have to leave the family she is so close to. Forever. Only one man ever penetrated Delphi Dersingham’s obsession with the ancient world, and he abandoned her. She tells herself she doesn’t need anything else. Until the morning she is seized and ruthlessly kissed on the steps of Trajan’s Column.
Astonished to see the love of his life in Rome, Adam, Duke of Kilsyth, claims the kiss he’s been longing for. Under suspicion of being a Jacobite like his father, Adam is threatened with the ruin of everything he has worked for since the death of his father at Culloden. How can he drag Delphi into the mess his life has become? Except, by that impulsive kiss, he does… Check out The Daring Dersinghams series!
Vigilantes occupy a curious space in our collective psyche. On one hand, they are seen as almost modern knights, seeking truth and justice where the law has failed, while on the other they are no better than the criminals they seek, operating outside of normal societal conventions.
In this book, Vigilantes and the Media: 8 Horrific True Crime Stories of Vigilantes, we examine the lives of real vigilantes who often had their own agendas…
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It is autumn 1981 when inconceivable horror comes to Blackeberg, a suburb in Sweden. The body of a teenager is found, emptied of blood, the murder rumored to be part of a ritual killing. Twelve-year-old Oskar is personally hoping that revenge has come at long last–revenge for the bullying he endures at school, day after day.
But the murder is not the most important thing on his mind. A new girl has moved in next door–a girl who has never seen a Rubik’s Cube before, but who can solve it at once. There is something wrong with her, though, something odd. And she only comes out at night…
London 1609 – A family divided by fortune, a country divided by faith – Elspet Leviston has always managed her father’s lace business and expects to continue in his footsteps. So when her hot-headed cousin Zachary Deane appears from nowhere, his arrival in her life is like an earthquake.
Zachary is not who he seems, and has no love at all for Leviston’s Lace. When her father dies unexpectedly, Elspet is horrified to find her inheritance is tied to her cousin’s. But by now, her father has sent Zachary on a Grand Tour,and he is in Spain. Determined to regain her rightful inheritance, she goes to Seville in search of him…
A woman’s burned and brutalized corpse is found in a seedy New Orleans apartment. Her killer is certain there were no witnesses, unaware that his every move was seen by a beautiful stranger–through nightmarish visions that came to her in bed in a bayou cottage on the outskirts of town.
Weeks later, another terrifying vision shatters Olivia Bechet’s sleep. Convinced a serial killer is stalking the city, she turns to the authorities. But jaded detective Rick Bentz doesn’t believe her–even when a second body turns up, slain in exactly the same bizarre, ritualistic manner Olivia described.
When a certified letter from England and an invitation to attend a special night class at the Witches Academy of Sorcery came on the same day, waitress Eden Aubrielle discovers her humdrum life might get a little more exciting.
A waitress attending night school at the academy discovers, along with the gift of magic, she has royal blood flowing through her veins. America’s latest foodie channel sweetheart is a real charmer, who discovers not all the magic happens in the kitchen. Clair struggles with taking control of her magical powers until she meets a guy who really needs her help. A beautiful witch, empowered with the gift of creating strong magic spells since childhood, now refuses to use them–until her friend’s murder changes everything… Check out the Witches Academy series!