Abandoned by a cruel fate, lovely Dougless Montgomery lies weeping upon a cold tombstone in an English church. Nicholas Stafford, Earl of Thornwyck appears...and according to his tombstone he died in 1564. Drawn to his side by a bond so sudden and compelling it overshadows reason, Dougless knows that Nicholas is nothing less than a miracle: a man who does not seek to change her, who finds her perfect, fascinating, just as she is. What Dougless never imagined was how strong the chains are that tie them to the past...or the grand adventure that lay before them.
Fleeing her humdrum life, Gwen Cassidy heads for Scotland in search of adventure, but a plunge into a Highland ravine lands her in the arms of Drustan MacKeltar, a powerful sixteenth-century warrior enchanted by a powerful spell.
Susanna never dreamed of a great romance, just to marry the man she has loved for twelve years. But life isn't going according to plan. The last thing Prince Nathaniel expects to find on his American holiday is love. His family's political situation has chosen his bride for him. When Prince Nathaniel comes to Susanna's aid, he is blindsided by love. Their lives are worlds apart. He's a royal prince. She's an ordinary girl. But everything can change in an instant.
t’s not every day that a beautiful naked woman falls out of the sky and lands face-first on grizzly shifter Berg Dunn’s hotel balcony. And then she’s gone, taking his XXXL heart with her. By the time he figures out she’s a honey badger shifter, it’s too late.
While investigating suspicious wolves in a national park, Law Enforcement Park Ranger and werewolf Eric Silver encounters forester Pepper Greystock, an un-mated, she-wolf pack leader, who, after being burned by one too many alphas, refuses to give him the time of day.
The rakish Duke of Hastings will stop at nothing to hold the marriage mongers and matchmakers of his town at bay, even if it means pretending to be engaged to the lovely Daphne Bridgerton, but strong feelings soon intervene on both sides of this convenient arrangement.
After stowing away in the Marquess of Eversley's carriage to escape London and scandal, Lady Sophie Talbot must convince the Marquess that she is not trying to trick him into marriage as they try to resist their mutual attraction.
Mistaken by his betrothed as a pauper instead of a prince, Prince Thabiso, the sole heir to the throne of Thesolo, decides to keep his real identity a secret as he experiences life and love with Naledi Smith—until the truth comes out, which changes everything.
In 1305 Scotland, dragon shifter Cathal MacAlasdair makes a devil’s bargain with alchemist Sophia Metzger, who needs his dragon scales. This leads to explosive passion that neither of them can—or want to—control.
The wedding of Alix Madsen and Jared Montgomery is a glorious affair. While most guests are fixed on the happy couple, Jared's cousin Graydon can't look away from bridesmaid Toby Wyndam. It's not just her quiet beauty that enthralls him. Toby is able to distinguish Graydon from his twin brother and according to family legend, this marks her as Graydon's true love. But Graydon knows there is no way that they can be together, for he is heir to the Lanconian throne and must marry a noble woman chosen for him.
Waking up in a modern London hospital 200 years after meeting his death on a Napoleonic battlefield, Nick Falcott is indoctrinated into a time-travelling society and returned to the side of a woman he loves to reclaim a vital talisman, a mission that places the fate of the future in his hands.
Libby Shaw is determined to become a member of Edinburgh's all-male Royal College of Surgeons. Disguising herself as a man, she fools everyone--except the one man who has never forgotten the shape of her lips. Ziyaeddin is secretly the exiled prince of a distant realm. When Libby asks his help to hide her identity, Ziyaeddin agrees on one condition: she must sit for him to paint. But what begins as a daring scheme could send them both hurtling toward danger and an unparalleled love.
Control. Precision. Family. These are the principles that drive Silver Mercant. Wildness and chaos are the last things she needs in her life. But that's exactly what Valentin Nikolaev, alpha of the StoneWater bear clan, brings with him when he comes to protect her from factions that would bring her down. When a shadow assassin almost succeeds in poisoning Silver, the stakes become deadly serious.
Birch Callahan, who runs a women's shelter and does not want a man in her life, finds her better judgment clouded by her attraction to her new neighbor, Niall MacKeage, a police officer who acts like he is from the twelfth century.
Rose Woodrowe is getting married to Tyler Masson - a wonderful, sensitive man who is head-over-heels in love with her. The only problem? This isn't the first time for either of them, and their five grown-up children have strong opinions on the matter...
Celebrating the glory of literature and its power to define who we are, this is a nuanced portrait of one reclusive woman’s late-life crisis. Aaliya lives alone in Beirut, translating one novel that she loves per year into Arabic. Her musings on literature, philosophy and art are mixed with memories of war and her volatile past. Though set in the Middle East it is free of hot-button issues. A delightful story for true bibliophiles, full of humanity and compassion.
Everyone knows a couple like Jack and Grace. He has looks and wealth; she has charm and elegance. Some might call this true love. Others might wonder why Grace never answers the phone, or why there are such high-security metal shutters on all the downstairs windows. What's really going on once the front door has closed?
In a class-divided future America where urban neighborhoods function as labor colonies for elite charter villages, Fan, a female fish-tank diver, embarks on what becomes a legendary quest to find the man she loves in a region overcome by anarchic forces.
In the tradition of Lost City of Z and In the Kingdom of Ice, Pulitzer Prize finalist Carlsen reveals the remarkable story of the discovery of the ancient Maya. Based on rigorous research and his own journey throughout the Yucatan and Central America, this is a thrilling adventure narrative and a work of history that corrects our understanding of the 19th century explorers, and the Maya themselves.
Traces the author's three-year investigation into what constitutes family, describing how, after receiving an e-mail from a stranger who claimed to be a distant cousin, he embarked on an effort to build the biggest family tree in history.
Maid explores the underbelly of upper-middle class America and the reality of what it's like to be in service to them. "I'd become a nameless ghost," Stephanie writes about her relationship with her clients, many of whom do not know her from any other cleaner, but who she learns plenty about. As she begins to discover more about her clients' lives-their sadness and love, too-she begins to find hope in her own path.
After an art dealer is found dead in his gallery, book editor Samantha Clair is caught between loyalties to her new boyfriend, police inspector Jake Field, and her ex-boyfriend, the deceased's art-dealing partner. Armed with her trusty weapons of satire, cynicism, and a stock of irrelevant information culled from novels, she races to find a killer who’s determined to find her first. Second in the series and every bit as good as the first!
Ava is the librarian in residence at the Lazarus Club, a dwindling Manhattan arts club full of eccentric geriatric residents, but soon her quiet life takes an unexpected--and precarious—turn. A love letter to classic literature and a look at newfound adulthood.
Robin Lockwood is a young lawyer with a prestigious small law firm and a former MMA fighter who helped pay for Yale Law School with her bouts. She is representing the victim of the first rape for her civil lawsuit against her rapist, who is now convinced the rapist is stalking her and trying to intimidate her. At the same time, another client is up on a murder charge--one that should be dismissed as self-defense--but the D.A. trying the case is determined to bring it to trial. Now she has to mastermind two impossible cases, trying to find the hidden truth that links the two of them.
Discovering he played a key role in condemning an innocent man to death row, FBI Domestic Terrorism Unit agent Gil Martins struggles with family estrangement and a loss of faith while endeavoring to stop a religious zealot who is targeting secular public figures.
Parker's irreverent, hilarious, and enchanting memoir gives you the opportunity to feel as if she’s your airplane seat companion. Full of personal stories, whimsical how-tos, recipes, and beautiful handmade collages made by the author this is a delight in every way. Posey opens up about the art of acting, life on the set, and the realities of its accompanying fame as well as her other creative interests.
People everywhere are craving super-simple recipes with short ingredient lists, and Hungry Girl has come to their rescue with Hungry Girl Simply 6: All-Natural Recipes with 6 Ingredients or Less! For the first time ever, chapters are organized by main ingredient—like chicken, veggies, eggs, oats—making it easy to find exactly what you need. Featuring familiar ingredients and just a few simple steps, these recipes put everyday smart eating back on the table!
Freelance journalist Marianne Power attempts to follow one self-help book each month throughout the course of a year, getting herself into hilarious, though occasionally poignant plights in this witty and honest book.
#1 New York Times bestseller Lisa Gardner returns with an unpredictable thriller that puts fan favorites D. D. Warren and Flora Dane on a shocking new case that begins with a vicious murder and gets darker from there.
When Jessica signs up for a psychology study conducted by the mysterious Dr. Shields, she thinks all she'll have to do is answer a few questions, collect her money, and leave. But as the questions grow more and more intense and invasive she begins to feel as though Dr. Shields may know what she's thinking and what she's hiding.As Jess's paranoia grows, it becomes clear that she can no longer trust what in her life is real, and what is one of Dr. Shields' manipulative experiments. Caught in a web of deceit and jealousy, Jess quickly learns that some obsessions can be deadly.
When her father is diagnosed with Hungtington's disease, eighteen-year-old Vanni abandons her plan to flee her small New Mexico hometown after high school graduation and instead spends the summer keeping herself busy with part-time jobs and boys, but that changes after she meets Leigh, whose friendship dares Vanni to ask herself big questions and make new plans.
Future investigative reporter Sabrina, fourteen, researches a popular website where people post horror videos, hoping to prove they are not as real as they seem until her sister, a big fan of the site, disappears.
After witnessing her friend's death at the hands of a police officer, Starr Carter's life is complicated when the police and a local drug lord try to intimidate her in an effort to learn what happened the night Kahlil died.
A group of teens who all attended the same elite prep school reunite a year after graduation. After a night on the town, the teens are faced with an impossible choice--only one of them can live and the decision must be unanimous.
When Marjorie, who’s in charge of her family's laundry business, encounters Wendell, a ghost seeking purpose in the forbidden human world, the pair must find a solution to Wendell's hauntings that are causing chaos in Marjorie's life.
On the anniversary of their best friend Summer's death, a seemingly insignificant discovery resurrects the mystery and pulls Mia and Brynn back together once again. But as the lines begin to blur between past and present and fiction and reality, the girls must confront what really happened in the woods all those years ago--no matter how monstrous.
Lord Blackheart, a villain with a vendetta, and his sidekick, Nimona, a young shapeshifter, must prove to the kingdom that Sir Goldenloin and the Institution of Law Enforcement and Heroics aren't the heroes everyone thinks they are.
When Long Island teens Miri, Soleil, Penny, and Jonah befriend a bestselling YA novelist, they find their deepest, darkest secrets in the pages of her next novel, with devastating consequences. Told from different perspectives as interviews, journal entries, and book excerpts.
This gripping World War II novel is told in snippets from the point of view of four narrators: Joana, Emilia, Florian, and Alfred. As the war nears its end, the path of these four teenagers converge en route to a ship that promises salvation, the Wilhelm Gustloff. When the ship starts to sink, all things cease to matter as they fight for survival in this heartbreaking but hopeful story.
Seventeen-year-old Alice moves into the family estate (The Hazel Wood) and her mother is stolen away by a figure who claims to come from the cruel supernatural world where her grandmother's stories are set. Alice's only lead is the message her mother left behind: "Stay away from the Hazel Wood."
Eighteen-year-old Jill Charron wakes up in a hospital, unable to remember the past six weeks, including the accident that killed her best friend, if it was, in fact, an accident. Wondering not just what happened but what she did, Jill tries to piece together the events of those missing weeks. A chilling psychological thriller for fans of We Were Liars and The Girl on the Train.
Asra is a demigod with a dangerous gift: the ability to dictate the future by writing with her blood. To keep her power secret, she leads a quiet life as a healer on a remote mountain, content to help the people in her care and spend time with Ina, the mortal girl she loves.
Everybody likes Chris Goodman, but when he’s found dead, no one understands how something like this could happen. Inspired by a tragic true event, the author uses a multi-voice narrative – including the view of the 15-year-old killer – to examine the unexplainable murder and the fateful summer of 1979 leading up to it.
With a rhyming narrative that counts to five, adorable penguins are soaring--or flying--through the sea, trying to elude a lurking creature. But as young readers of this charming tale will discover, a friendly seal is only looking to play a game of tag.
When Carmela wakes up on her birthday, her wish has already come true--she's finally old enough to join her big brother as he does the family errands. Together, they travel through their neighborhood where Carmela finds a lone dandelion growing in the pavement. But before she can blow its white fluff away, her brother tells her she has to make a wish.
Sanity Jones and Tallulah Vega are best friends on the dilapidated space station they call home at the end of the galaxy. Gifted scientist Sanity uses her lab skills and energy allowance to create a definitely-illegal-but-impossibly-cute three-headed kitten, but it isn't long before the kitten escapes to wreak havoc on the space station.
A spunky young girl from Colombia loves playing with her canine best friend and resists boring school activities, especially learning English, until her family tells her that a special trip is planned to an English-speaking place.
A creature has eaten his friend. Now he's on a journey to find a new one with hilarious consequences in this bright, subversive debut picture book.
Heidi McKinnon delivers a hilariously macabre story with colorful illustrations and a satisfying, dry wit
Willa, a young night-spirit of the Great Smoky Mountains, is her clan's best thief. She creeps into the homes of day-folk under cover of darkness and takes what they won't miss. It's dangerous work-the day-folk kill whatever they do not understand--but Willa will do anything to win the approval of the padaran, the charismatic leader of the Faeran people.