The Ghost

By Danielle Steel

With a spouse he loves and an exhilarating London-based profession, architect Charles Waterston's lifestyles turns out in ideal stability. not anything in his cozy life prepares him for the unexpected finish to his ten-year marriage—or his undesirable move to his firm's ny workplace. With not anything left to lose, Charlie takes a go away of absence from his activity to force via New England, hoping to make peace with himself.

Christmas is impending whilst Charlie leaves big apple, heading to Vermont to ski. yet a surprising, blinding storm from snow strands him in a small Massachusetts city. There, as though accidentally, Charlie meets an aged widow who deals to hire him her most respected ownership: a distant, beautiful lakeside chateau. Hidden deep within the woods, it as soon as belonged to a girl who lived and died there centuries prior to. Her identify was once Sarah Ferguson. And from the instant Charlie units foot contained in the chateau's sleek depths, he feels her presence, and longs to understand extra concerning the existence she led.

it's Christmas Eve whilst Charlie first glimpses her, a gorgeous younger girl with jet black hair. He thinks it's a neighbor enjoying a shaggy dog story on him, until eventually he reveals her diaries hidden away in an previous trunk. As he starts off to show the brittle, dusty pages, Sarah Ferguson comes alive. Intrigued and unafraid, Charlie immerses himself within the diaries, keen to profit extra concerning the girl for whom the home used to be equipped. Sarah's first access is dated 1789, the yr she arrived in the USA. with no self-pity or sentiment, she writes of her harrowing trip from her local England, having fled the brutality of her aristocratic husband. Settling in Massachusetts, Sarah unearths an surprising land seething with the turbulence of the Indian wars. made up our minds to begin a brand new lifestyles within the huge new international, Sarah unearths freedom—and danger—as she builds her domestic within the desolate tract and meets a guy who will remodel her lifestyles. His identify is François de Pellerin, a French nobleman followed via Indians and drawn into the conflict for the growing to be state. Their fateful union is a testomony to a love so strong it reaches around the centuries. And for Charlie Waterston, stuck among Sarah's international and his personal, their tale is a gift—one that provides him the braveness to enable move of his previous, and the liberty to seize a destiny that's correct earlier than his eyes.

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The Huntress: A Novel (The Dark Queen Saga Book 4)

By Susan Carroll

In a time of intrigue and betrayal, the huntress is on a quest that may jeopardize empires and nice queens: Catherine de Medici and Elizabeth I.

The yr is 1585–and prophecy has foretold the arriving of a daughter of the Earth whose powers are so awesome they can usurp the very rule of the darkish Queen herself, Catherine de Medici. Dispatched from Brittany to London, Catriona O’Hanlon, often called the Huntress, needs to locate this mysterious younger woman and defend her from those that will take advantage of her mystic skills, that have the capability to alter the process history.

Catriona’s ability with weaponry is all she has to guard herself and her younger cost from spies who snake in the course of the courts of Elizabeth I, the Virgin Queen–including the girl’s personal father, whose loyalties are stretched to the verge of collapse. yet Catriona will quickly face menacing forces and sinister plots not like any she has ever encountered.

From Susan Carroll, the prestigious storyteller of old fiction, The Huntress is an unforgettable portrait of energy and passion–and one woman’s braveness to hazard every little thing for these she loves.

“Susan Carroll writes gleaming discussion and beautiful prose.”
–Teresa Medeiros, writer of After Midnight

From the exchange Paperback edition.

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Archangel's Consort (A Guild Hunter Novel)

By Nalini Singh

Nalini Singh steps again into the shadows of her "heartbreakingly original"* global the place angels rule, vampires serve, and the blameless will pay the best rate of all...

Vampire hunter Elena Deveraux and her lover, the lethally appealing archangel Raphael, have again domestic to ny in basic terms to stand an uncompromising new evil...

A vampire has attacked a women' university - the attack one in every of sheer, vicious insanity - and it is just the 1st act. Rampant bloodlust takes vampire after vampire, threatening to make the streets run with blood. Then Raphael himself starts off to teach symptoms of an out of control rage, as inexplicable storms darken the town skyline and the earth itself shudders.

The omens are unexpectedly terrifyingly clear.

An historic and malevolent immortal is emerging. The violent winds whisper her identify: Caliane. She has lower back to reclaim her son, Raphael. just one factor stands in her manner: Elena, the consort who needs to be destroyed...

*Errant goals Reviews

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Night Smoke (Night Tales)

By Nora Roberts

#1 New York Times bestselling writer Nora Roberts provides a passionate tale from the exciting evening stories series.…

Arson investigator Ryan Piasecki was once a guy who acquired the activity performed it doesn't matter what the obstacle…or how attractive she used to be. bold govt Natalie Fletcher's new company was once going up in smoke, actually, and he or she wanted Ryan's aid to seize the arsonist. but when he wasn't cautious, the sparks flying among him and this hothouse rose could erupt right into a five-alarm blaze―and they might either be engulfed via the Night Smoke.

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Ransom (Danielle Steel)

By Danielle Steel

A violent crime brings jointly 4 lives in Danielle Steel’s 60th bestselling novel, the tale of a mother’s braveness, a family’s terror, and a triumph of human power and dignity within the face of overwhelming odds.

Outside the gates of a California criminal, Peter Morgan is published after 4 lengthy years and vows to redeem himself within the eyes of the younger daughters he left at the back of. at the same time, Carl Waters, a convicted assassin, is determined at the direction of freedom with him. That evening, 300 miles south in San Francisco, police detective Ted Lee comes domestic to a silent condominium; for twenty-nine years, he has been dwelling for his job—and slowly falling out of affection along with his spouse. throughout city, in an specific Pacific Heights local, a mom attempts to safeguard her 3 young ones from the panic emerging inside her. 4 months after her husband’s loss of life, Fernanda Barnes faces a mountain of debt she can't pay off, a global destroyed, and a wedding misplaced.

Within weeks, the lives of those 4 humans will collide in methods none of them may have foreseen. For Fernanda, whose lifestyles had as soon as been graced through appealing houses, defense, good fortune, and lovely wealth, the demise of her tremendous, brooding husband used to be already an excessive amount of to undergo. She easily couldn’t think a better loss, until eventually a devastating crime rocks her relations to its core—and brings Detective Ted Lee into her life.
A guy of unshakable integrity, Lee will quickly develop into the only one that attempts to avoid wasting Fernanda’s relations from a terrifying destiny. Fernanda needs to draw on a power she by no means knew she had. Racing opposed to time within the underbelly of the felony global, buffeted by means of the darkish part of energy, and unmoored by means of loss and betrayal, not anyone can expect the place this tragedy will take them.

Danielle metal brilliantly explores the collision of a stunning crime with the normal lives of its sufferers in a singular that mesmerizes from begin to end. Ransom is immediately a riveting evocation of life’s inexplicable turns of destiny and a testomony to the human will to survive.

From the Hardcover edition.

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The Four Loves

By C. S. Lewis

"We want others bodily, emotionally, intellectually; we want them if we're to understand whatever, even ourselves."

We pay attention frequently that love is sufferer and type, now not resentful or prideful. We pay attention that human love is a mirrored image of divine love. We pay attention that God is love. yet how can we comprehend its paintings in our lives, its perils and rewards? the following, the incomparable C. S. Lewis examines human love in 4 types: affection, the main simple, normal, and emotive; friendship, the main infrequent, least jealous, and, in being freely selected, maybe the main profound; Eros, passionate love that may run counter to happiness and poses actual possibility; charity, the best, so much non secular, and least egocentric. right love is a chance, yet to bar oneself from it--to deny love--is a damning selection. Love is a necessity and a present; love brings pleasure and laughter. We needs to search to be woke up and in an effort to locate an Appreciative love by which "all issues are possible."

"The 4 Loves merits to develop into a minor vintage as a contemporary replicate of our souls, a replicate of the virtues and failings of human loving." —New York occasions publication Review

"Lewis has a willing eye, a wide degree of human sympathy, wit, and a command of easy words." —Times Literary Supplement

C. S. (Clive Staples) Lewis (1898-1963), one of many nice writers of the 20th century, additionally is still considered one of our such a lot influential Christian thinkers. He wrote greater than thirty books, either well known and scholarly, together with The Chronicles of Narnia sequence, The Screwtape Letters, The 4 Loves, Mere Christianity, and Surprised through Joy.

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Only Us: A Fool's Gold Holiday (Fool's Gold)

By Susan Mallery

Puppy groomer Carina Fiore wishes not anything greater than to admit her emotions to the guy she loves. She's attracted to veterinarian Cameron McKenzie's attractiveness, being concerned nature and particularly his devotion to his younger daughter. yet he is additionally her boss and a great pal. placing her middle at the line may perhaps expense Rina either her task and their friendship forever.

Since his divorce, Cameron hasn't been prepared to belief his heart--or his daughter--with somebody else. For months he is driven away all options of taking Rina in his fingers and kissing her, unwilling to hazard their friendship for a unmarried evening of enjoyment. but if a kiss less than the mistletoe unlocks the simmering ardour among them, Rina and Cameron may locate love for the vacations after all...
An booklet specific Fool's Gold sequence novella.

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Straight Lies

By Rob Byrnes

From award-winning writer Rob Byrnes comes a wickedly exciting caper related to red-hot males, chilly tough money, and deliciously soiled deeds. . .

Two companions In Crime

supply and Chase are a fun-loving pair of small-time hustlers with out funds, little endurance, and plenty of get-rich-quick schemes. If in simple terms they can pull off the best crime--"The mammoth One," as furnish calls it--Chase may perhaps ultimately hand over his activity on the grocery store and the 2 might retire common.

One superstar within the Closet

Romeo Romero is the world's most well liked overtly homosexual famous person. he is acquired the face, the abs, the celebrity, the fortune--and the intercourse video which can spoil his occupation. If this naughty little tape may still fall into the inaccurate arms, Romeo's adoring fanatics will be in for one vast shock: he is directly.

No Lie

while supply and Chase listen concerning the video (thanks to a infamous Hamptons' gossip), it is a no-brainer. All they must do is thieve the tape, blackmail the famous person, and gather the money. yet then, after they stupidly depart the video in a brand new York cab, the would-be crooks need to wheel and take care of a sleazy tabloid editor, a lesbian genuine property agent, a kinky net stalker, and an pleasing boy toy to eventually get to the reality. . .behind not-so-straight lies.

Praise for Rob Byrnes and When the celebrities pop out. . .

"Clever discussion and an astute rendering of the costs humans pay to maintain secrets and techniques buried upload crossover appeal." --Publishers Weekly

"Byrnes seems one other deftly written and enticingly advanced homosexual romance." --Booklist

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Beneath the Dover Sky (The Danforths of Lancashire)

By Murray Pura

For fanatics of the highly well known Downton Abbey tv sequence and fanatics of British ancient sagas, award-winning writer Murray Pura keeps the mesmerizing tale of the Danforths of Lancashire.

The moment e-book within the sequence (following Ashton Park) transports the reader again in time to 1924 as Sir William―recently named Lord Preston―celebrates his 60th birthday on the Danforth summer season domestic in Dover.

Although the ravages of global conflict I are some time past, new threats loom as a guy named Adoph Hitler publishes a e-book known as Mein Kampf. Is he a probability to Europe? And what of Lord Preston’s transforming into friendship with an up and coming political chief named Winston Churchill?

On the house entrance, one of many Danforth daughters, the lately widowed Catherine, sells her domestic in Belfast to spend extra time at Dover―where she unearths herself pissed off on the impertinent German theologian her father has befriended.

The complete Danforth relations faces many adjustments as disease and tragedy strike. younger Edward ultimately makes his circulation into the political enviornment whereas Michael and Libby welcome a brand new friend.

Readers might be captivated by means of the upstairs/downstairs interaction as they once more have fun with this compelling saga of the well-loved Danforth kinfolk overcoming hindrances through putting their belief within the God who has continuously been faithful.

Book 2 within the Danforths of Lancashire series

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The Unsung Hero (Troubleshooters, Book 1)

By Suzanne Brockmann

Suzanne Brockmann’s wildly well known Troubleshooters sequence showcases this grasp storyteller’s infrequent present for mixing severe experience with sensuous romance. And all of it starts with The Unsung Hero, a heart-pounding story of affection that unearths hidden truths and brings solitary humans jointly opposed to all odds.
 
After a near-fatal head damage, military SEAL lieutenant Tom Paoletti catches a glimpse of a world terrorist in his New England homeland. whilst he demands aid, the army dismisses the sighting as injury-induced imaginings. In a last-ditch attempt to avoid catastrophe, Tom creates his personal makeshift counterterrorism crew, assembling his such a lot dependable officials, aged conflict veterans, a number of misfit young ones, and Dr. Kelly Ashton. because the town’s notorious undesirable boy, Tom used to be regularly in love with Kelly, a candy “girl round the corner” who has grown right into a outstanding girl. Now he has one ultimate probability for happiness, one final likelihood to win her center, and one determined likelihood to avoid wasting the day.
 
“Thanks to Suzanne Brockmann’s wonderful pen, all of us get to enjoy heartstopping experience and blistering romance.”—RT publication Reviews

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