By Lynn Kurland
Isabelle de Piaget is decided to elude her overprotective kin by way of a hasty get away to France. yet rather than creating a shock stopover at to her brother there, she lands up shipwrecked at the French coast with out reminiscence of who she is or how she got here to rouse at the hours of darkness and forbidding citadel of an both brooding lord.
Gervase de Seger rescues—very reluctantly—the bedraggled urchin he reveals at the street and places her to paintings the place he can forget about her. regrettably, he quickly realizes that her brother is an intimidating lord who's going to be completely livid whilst he learns that his cherished sister has been laboring as a scullery maid. but Isabelle could be the person who holds the main to fixing Gervase’s such a lot urgent challenge: that somebody has been attempting to end the duty of isolating him from his identify and his lands.
Finding the reality propels Gervase and Isabelle from the buried secrets and techniques of half-ruined retains to the glittering French courtroom, and to the belief that love can blossom within the so much perilous circumstances—and within the such a lot unforeseen areas of the guts . . .
By J. D. Robb
Eve Dallas offers with a homicide—and the vacation season—in the most recent from no 1 New York Times bestselling writer J.D. Robb.
Personal coach Trey Ziegler used to be in top actual situation. in case you didn’t count number the kitchen knife in his well-toned chest.
Lieutenant Eve Dallas quickly discovers a lineup of ladies who have been enjoyed and left through the narcissistic gymnasium rat. whereas Dallas kinds in the course of the record of Ziegler’s enemies, she’s additionally facing her Christmas buying list—plus the visitor record for her and her billionaire husband’s upcoming vacation bash.
Feeling lower than festive, Dallas attempts to place apart her distaste for the sufferer and clear up the secret of his demise. there are only a few investigating days left prior to Christmas, and as New Year’s 2061 methods, this murder cop is resolved to forestall a cold-blooded killer.
By Hilary Scharper
"Stunning... richly complicated and unpredictable." -Historical Novel Review
Marged Brice is 134 years old.
She'd be able to cross, if it wasn't for Perdita . . .
The Georgian Bay lighthouse's unmarried eye retains watch over hurricane and calm, and Marged grew up in its shadow, studying the language of the wind and the timber. there is blustery attractiveness there, the place sea and sky incite one another to mischief... or worse...
Garth Hellyer of the sturdiness undertaking does not think Marged was once a lady coming of age within the Nineties, yet analyzing her diaries within the similar wild and unpredictable place the place she wrote them may be sufficient to forged doubt on his universal sense.
Everyone is familiar with approximately death.
it truly is lifestyles that is even more mysterious...
"Hilary Scharper deftly mines the wonder and sweetness of either the human middle and nature during this haunting story of putting up with love." -Cathy Marie Buchanan, bestselling writer of The Painted Girls
By Debbie Macomber
NEW YORK occasions BESTSELLER • NAMED the best BOOKS OF THE 12 months through LIBRARY JOURNAL
In this mesmerizing novel set at Cedar Cove’s comfortable Rose Harbor lodge, Debbie Macomber celebrates the ability of love—and a well-timed love letter—to motivate desire and mend a damaged heart.
summer season is a hectic season on the hotel, so owner Jo Marie Rose and handyman Mark Taylor have spent loads of time jointly protecting the valuables working. regardless of a few fogeys’ good-natured claims on the contrary, Jo Marie insists that Mark is barely a chum. although, she appears considering this actual pal greatly in recent times. Jo Marie understands unusually little approximately Mark’s existence, due in no small half to his refusal to debate it. She’s decided to benefit extra approximately his earlier, yet first she needs to face her own—and welcome 3 viewers who, like her, are starting up on new paths.
Twenty-three-year-old Ellie Reynolds is taking a bounce of religion. She’s come to Cedar Cove to fulfill Tom, a guy she’s been corresponding with for months, and with whom she may perhaps also be falling in love. Ellie’s overprotective mom disapproves of her journey, yet Ellie is set to unfold her wings.
Maggie and Roy Porter are subsequent to reach on the hotel. they're taking their first holiday on my own seeing that their kids have been born. within the wake of prior errors, they desire to re-light the spark of their marriage—and to win again each one other’s belief. yet Maggie needs to make one final confession that can without end tear them apart.
for every of those characters, it is going to finally be a second while an individual wore their middle on their sleeve—and took pen to paper—that makes all of the distinction. Debbie Macomber’s relocating novel finds the braveness it takes to be susceptible, accepting, and open to love.
Praise for Love Letters
“Romance and a bit secret abound during this 3rd installment of Macomber’s sequence set at Cedar Cove’s Rose Harbor hotel. . . . Readers of Robyn Carr and Sherryl Woods will take pleasure in Macomber’s newest, so as to have them flipping pages till the top and eagerly expecting the subsequent installment.”—Library Journal (starred review)
“Mending a damaged middle isn't constantly effortless to do, yet Macomber succeeds at this superbly inLove Letters. . . . with ease, this can be a clean tackle such a lot love stories—there are twists and turns within the plot that continue readers on their toes—and the writer stocks up slices of realism, permitting her viewers to suppose correct at home.”—Bookreporter
“Macomber’s mastery of women’s fiction is clear in her most modern. . . . [She] breathes existence into each one plotline, conscientiously intertwining her characters’ tales to make sure that none of them overshadow the others. but it's her skill to trap assorted aspects of emotion as a way to front enthusiasts and rookies alike.”—Publishers Weekly
“Love Letters is one other very good tale within the Rose Harbor sequence. actual existence struggles with heartwarming endings for the 3 during this e-book make it specified. Readers won’t manage to get sufficient of Macomber’s mild storytelling. lovers already comprehend what a captivating position Rose Harbor is and new readers will love researching it as well.”—RT publication reports (4-1/2 stars)
By Samantha Cayto
Wasting part a leg hasn't bogged down Aiden "Jonesin'" Jones. He can't installation as a SEAL anymore, yet that doesn't cease him from emerging to the problem of having fun with existence as he consistently has. the single problem left is to take a lady to mattress. It's no longer his skill he questions, yet his attraction. Can a girl forget his broken leg?
Marissa Nelson has a tendency bar whereas engaged on her dissertation. Hooking up with buyers isn't her variety, yet Aiden tempts her to wreck the foundations. greater than the sum of his components, he's a guy who can rock her international. yet can she make him think he's guy adequate?
By Tracey Garvis Graves
Tracey Garvis Graves, the New York Times bestselling writer of On the Island, returns.
What if the existence you sought after, and the lady you fell in love with, belonged to somebody else?
Chris and Claire Canton's marriage is on existence help. Downsized through the recession and out of labor for a yr, Chris copes through backing out to a gloomy position the place not anyone can achieve him, now not even Claire. whilst he is provided a place that might preserve him clear of domestic 4 nights every week, he dismisses Claire's crisis that point aside may be the something their fragile union cannot climate. Their suburban lifestyles could glance idyllic at the outdoors, yet Claire hasn't ever felt so disconnected from Chris, or so lonely.
Local police officer Daniel Rush used to have all of it, yet now he is going domestic to an empty residence each evening. He pulls Claire over in the course of a regimen site visitors cease, and so they run into one another back on the 4th of July parade. while Claire is employed to perform a little image layout paintings for the police division, her friendship with Daniel grows, and shortly they're spending hours together.
Claire loves the best way Daniel makes her consider, and how his face lighting fixtures up while she walks into the room. Daniel is aware that Claire's marital prestige skill their courting is not whatever except platonic. however it does not take lengthy ahead of Claire and Daniel are in far more than their heads, and skating on the subject of the road that Claire has sworn she'll by no means pass.
By Diana Gabaldon
Diana Gabaldon, bestselling writer of the acclaimed Outlander sequence, weaves an engrossing story of warfare, background, and suspense during this unique novella--now on hand as a standalone e-book--featuring returning hero Lord John Grey.
London, 1759. After a excessive society electric-eel celebration ends up in a duel that ends badly, Lord John gray feels the necessity to lie low for some time. comfortably, earlier than beginning his new fee in His Majesty's military, Lord John gets an pressing summons. An outdated pal from the army, Charlie Carruthers, is dealing with court-martial in Canada, and has known as upon Lord John to function his personality witness. gray voyages to the recent World--a land rife with savages (many of them on his personal facet) and cleft by way of war--where he quickly reveals that he needs to shield not just his friend's lifestyles yet his personal.
By Colette Freedman
After eighteen years of marriage, Kathy Walker has settled right into a trend of snug routines--ferrying her kids among football perform and piano classes, operating a movie construction enterprise together with her husband, Robert, and taking good care of the attractive Boston domestic they percentage. Then someday, Kathy discovers a suspicious quantity on her husband's mobilephone. Six years ahead of, Kathy accused Robert of infidelity--a cost he vehemently denied--and nearly destroyed their marriage within the process.
Skillfully crafted and deeply insightful, The Affair sensitively explores the complexities of affection and the problem of ever figuring out another individual totally, whilst we exercise to appreciate our personal inner most longings.
For a lady married to the vampire of her nightmares, the honeymoon's over- and fact 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 he or she realizes that if she and Kristoff are going to be shackled jointly for greater or worse, she could to boot begin to take pleasure in it...
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By Fanny Merkin, Andrew Shaffer