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The Birthday Girl - Sarah Ward Cover Art

The Birthday Girl

The Birthday Girl An absolutely unputdownable crime thriller by Sarah Ward

Welcome to Eldey, an island with deadly secrets. Mona : a carefree artist, staying at the Cloister to work on her illustrations. Beth : the harried mother of a toddler, on the remote Welsh island for a weekend with her family. Charlotte : a reluctant stepmother who wanted a romantic getaway with her husband. One of them is a serial killer who poisoned four of her friends at her eleventh birthday party. They all fit the profile. Who will risk everything to kill again? An absolutely gripping Welsh crime novel, perfect for fans of Sarah Pearse and Lucy Foley. Praise for The Birthday Girl ‘ A brilliant Christie-esque page-turner with an amazing sense of location’ Catherine Cooper, Sunday Times bestselling author of The Chalet ‘Atmospheric, tense, with lots of twists and turns, I couldn’t put this down. With a nod to Agatha Christie, the sharp narrative builds to a nail-biting climax .’ Simon McCleave, author of The Dark Tide ‘A pitch-perfect start to a new thriller series’ Michael Wood, author of Silent Victim ‘There is more than a whiff of Agatha Christie here, which made The Birthday Girl so satisfyingly compelling that I read into the small hours to finish it ’ Alis Hawkins, author of A Bitter Remedy ‘Suspense and intrigue abound in this gripping, claustrophobic murder mystery set on a sinister Welsh island’ Roz Watkins, author of The Devil’s Dice 'Takes the classic Christie-esque trope of a remote location and a closed circle of suspects and reinvents it for the 21st Century, weaving a tale of murder, madness, and revenge. I absolutely loved it.' Amanda Mason, author of The Hiding Place ‘ Sharp, elegantly written, and dripping with suspense . A wonderfully crafted ‘closed room’ mystery that had me turning the pages at record speed.’ J. A. Corrigan, author of The Nurse ‘ Cleverly plotted, full of twists and intrigue , with an ending that is both dramatic and satisfying’ Jane Bettany, author of In Cold Blood ‘ A taut, intelligent thriller, elegantly written with an eerie atmosphere and an addictive plot . I utterly love this sharp, clever new series!’ Victoria Dowd, author of A Book of Murder ‘ The Birthday Girl is a satisfying contemporary page-turner with more than a whiff of Christie’s Golden Age locked-room mysteries about it. Compelling reading !’ Marnie Riches, author of All The Pretty Ones ‘ A masterpiece of gothic, atmospheric, Agatha Christie-like mystery . If you love a good locked room style murder mystery, want a book that could keep you up all night guessing, or just want an absolutely thrilling read , The Birthday Girl is for you!’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Reader review ‘This thriller was absolutely amazing. It was gripping, full of suspense and this was perfect for grabbing you and not letting you go. Two days later and I still can't stop thinking about this !’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Reader review ‘This has truly been one of my favorite reads of all time . I truly was guessing until the end. This book will stay with me forever .’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Reader review ‘ Absolutely loved this. It kept me guessing throughout and I could not put it down . Fantastic read.’⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Reader review ‘ Compelling, Claustrophobic . Perfectly set up in true Christiesque fashion, this immersive suspense is packed with a deftly drawn cast and a plot populated with red herrings galore.’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Reader review ‘ I was hooked on this, so much so that I got up at two a.m. and read until four . I loved it.’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Reader review ‘Gripping, dark, atmospheric and thrilling... The best novel I have read this year .’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Reader review

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Meant For Love

Meant For Love by Natasha Madison

From Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and Amazon Bestselling Author Natasha Madison comes new A billionaire, marriage pact, opposites attract romance. What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. Unless you end up married! Zoey When I first met him, I got butterflies in my stomach. I thought it was silly and pushed it aside. Avoided him. Besides, I was taken—unavailable. Or so I thought.  That was before he hired me to take over his company's PR. Now that we were working with each other, that meant he was completely off-limits. Until one night in Vegas. Nash They say what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. Unless you ask the woman of your dreams to marry you while you are both drinking tequila. And she says yes. She thinks it's a mistake. She's wrong. Now I have ninety days to show her we're meant for love.

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The Happy Ever After Playlist

The Happy Ever After Playlist
'Full of fierce humour and fiercer heart' Casey McQuiston, New York Times bestselling author of Red, White & Royal Blue
by Abby Jimenez

' Sweet and achingly romantic - a truly wonderful love story ' Beth O'Leary, author of The Flatshare From the USA Today bestselling author of The Friend Zone comes an adorable and fresh romantic comedy about one trouble-making dog who brings together two perfect strangers. Two years after losing her fiancé, Sloan Monroe still can't seem to get her life back on track. But one trouble-making pup with a 'take me home' look in his eyes is about to change everything. With her new pet by her side, Sloan finally starts to feel more like herself. Then, after weeks of unanswered texts, Tucker's owner reaches out. He's a musician on tour in Australia. And bottom line: he wants Tucker back. Well, Sloan's not about to give up her dog without a fight. But what if this Jason guy really loves Tucker? As their flirty texts turn into long calls, Sloan can't deny a connection. Jason is hot and nice and funny. There's no telling what could happen when they meet in person. The question is: with his music career on the rise, how long will Jason really stick around? And is it possible for Sloan to survive another heartbreak? Praise for Abby Jimenez: 'The Happy Ever After Playlist tackles love after loss with fierce humour and fiercer heart' Casey McQuiston, New York Times bestselling author of Red, White & Royal Blue 'A deliciously hot, sweet debut. This book is an absolute treat.' L. G. Shen, USA Today Bestselling Author 'Harnessing sass, heartfelt struggle, and unapologetic sexuality, Jimenez's debut is as hysterical as it is tear-jerking ' Publishers Weekly 'Let's get one thing straight, Abby Jimenez is hilarious' Goodreads reviewer 'I laughed, I teared up, and most importantly, I didn't want to put it down' Goodreads reviewer 'Not only is this book hilarious and heartfelt, it felt real' Goodreads reviewer '5 stars isn't enough for this laugh out loud, beautifully honest, and sometimes heart-breaking novel' Goodreads reviewer

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Hillbilly Elegy

Hillbilly Elegy A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J. D. Vance

A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER Waterstones Nonfiction Book of the Month (June) ‘THE POLITICAL BOOK OF THE YEAR’ Sunday Times ‘You will not read a more important book about America this year’ Economist ‘A memoir of life in the Trump-voting white working class is the political book of the year’ Sunday Times ‘Hillbilly Elegy’ is a passionate and personal analysis of a culture in crisis – that of white working-class Americans. The decline of this group, a demographic of the United States that has been slowly disintegrating over forty years, has been reported on with growing frequency and alarm, but has never before been written about as searingly from the inside. J. D. Vance tells the true story of what a social, regional, and class decline feels like when you were born with it hung around your neck. The Vance family story begins hopefully in post-war America. J. D.’s grandparents were “dirt poor and in love,” and moved north from Kentucky’s Appalachia region to Ohio in the hopes of escaping the dreadful poverty around them. They raised a middle-class family, and eventually their grandchild (the author) would graduate from Yale Law School, a conventional marker of their success in achieving generational upward mobility. But as the family saga of ‘Hillbilly Elegy’ plays out, we learn that this is only the short, superficial version. Vance’s grandparents, aunt, uncle, sister, and, most of all, his mother, struggled profoundly with the demands of their new middle-class life, and were never able to fully escape the legacy of abuse, alcoholism, poverty, and trauma so characteristic of their part of America. Vance piercingly shows how he himself still carries around the demons of their chaotic family history. A deeply moving memoir with its share of humour and vividly colourful figures, ‘Hillbilly Elegy’ is the story of how upward mobility really feels. And it is an urgent and troubling meditation on the loss of the American dream for a large segment of the country.

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Stars Shine In Your Eyes (London Sullivans, Book 2)

Stars Shine In Your Eyes (London Sullivans, Book 2) by Bella Andre

"Loved it, Loved it, Loved it! Long live the London Sullivans!" 5 stars According to the British gossip columns, billionaire Malcolm Sullivan is one of the most eligible bachelors in England. His siblings love to tease him about that, and since he also thinks the whole thing is ridiculous, he takes no offense. The irony is that while he is great at his job, he's terrible at dating...let alone falling in love. In fact, he's been told during nearly every single break-up that as long as he stays wed to his high-powered job, he will never find true love. Josie Hartwell is thrilled about her new contract job working with bookstore owner Mari Everett to set up a reading retreat on Elderflower Island. However, she's shocked to realize that she will not only be working closely with Malcolm Sullivan on the project, but that she'll also be staying in his houseboat on the Thames. For more than a decade, she's worked to forget about Malcolm, who had been an exchange student at her high school in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. Like everyone else, she'd had a secret crush on him. Unlike everyone else, however, it was only her heart that he'd crushed. Now that they're unexpectedly reunited, as they spend more and more time together, the sizzling heat between them becomes hotter than anything either of them have felt with anyone else. But do they have any chance of a lasting love? Can Josie risk her heart on the man who smashed it into a million pieces? Can she trust him to get it right this time? Or should she walk out of his life, the same way he once walked out of hers? STARS SHINE IN YOUR EYES is part of New York Times and USA Today bestselling authors Bella Andre's emotional and sexy contemporary romance series about the London Sullivans. While it can easily be read as a stand-alone story, you'll likely enjoy reading the other books too. THE LONDON SULLIVANS As Long As I Have You Stars Shine In Your Eyes *** More London Sullivans are coming soon! *** THE SULLIVANS (USA) The Look of Love From This Moment On Can't Help Falling In Love I Only Have Eyes For You If You Were Mine Let Me Be The One Come A Little Bit Closer Always On My Mind Kissing Under The Mistletoe One Perfect Night The Way You Look Tonight It Must Be Your Love Just To Be With You I Love How You Love Me All I Ever Need Is You Every Beat Of My Heart Now That I've Found You Since I Fell For You Sweeter Than Ever The Best Is Yet To Come Can't Take My Eyes Off Of You You Do Something To Me Every Time We Fall In Love Falling In Love All Over Again Your Love Is Mine There Goes My Heart When You Kiss Me Hold On To My Heart More Sullivans are coming soon! THE DAVENPORTS California Dreaming California Waves California Sunsets More Davenports are coming soon! THE MAVERICK BILLIONAIRES Breathless In Love Reckless In Love Fearless In Love Irresistible In Love Wild In Love Captivating In Love Unforgettable In Love Endless In Love Reunited In Love *** Painted In Love -- Coming Soon*** ABOUT THE AUTHOR Bella Andre is the New York Times, USA Today, Publishers Weekly and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of “The Sullivans”, “The Maverick Billionaires”, "The Davenports" and the "Married in Malibu" series. Her novels have been #1 bestsellers around the world and she has sold more than 10 million books so far! Her books have been Cosmopolitan Magazine "Red Hot Reads" twice and have been translated into ten languages. There are more than 50,000 5 star reviews for Bella Andre's books on Goodreads!

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The Black Bird Oracle - Deborah Harkness Cover Art

The Black Bird Oracle

The Black Bird Oracle
The exhilarating new All Souls novel featuring Diana Bishop and Matthew Clairmont
by Deborah Harkness

'Haunting in every way. A story thick with family secrets, human heartache, and the kind of deep magic only Harkness can conjure. You will be enchanted' LEIGH BARDUGO ' The Black Bird Oracle deftly explores the nexus of memory, history, and parenthood - the magic, pain, and promises mothers pass onto their children. Harkness's lush prose makes a fantastical world real enough to touch' JODI PICOULT Diana Bishop journeys to the darkest places within herself - and her family history - in the highly anticipated fifth novel of the beloved Number One Sunday Times bestselling All Souls series. The first shadows fall on a Friday afternoon when a single, dying raven lands on the pavement in front of Diana Bishop, harbinger of an invitation that reads, 'It's time you came home, Diana'. Diana is a witch and scholar; her husband Matthew Clairmont, a vampire. Their intense love for one another awoke the dark powers within her and dissolved the Covenant between the three species - Witch, Daemon and Vampire - that live alongside humans. Now, the governing Congregation has decided it must test the magical powers of their seven-year-old twins, Pip and Becca. Concerned with their safety, Diana decides to forge a different path for her family's future and travels to Ravenswood, the Proctor family home. There, Diana begins a new era, becoming her great aunt Gwyneth's pupil in higher magic. It's time to confront her family's past - and her own, inescapable desire for greater power. Number One bestselling author Deborah Harkness returns to her beloved All Souls world with a triumphant novel that sweeps back to the Salem Panic and illuminates Diana's family history in new and thrilling ways.

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Storm Child

Storm Child Discover the smart, gripping and emotional thriller from the No.1 bestseller by Michael Robotham

' Storm Child is a riveting and absorbing masterpiece - a cancel-your-social-plans and ignore-your-family kind of book. Michael Robotham never lets me down!' CHRISTIAN WHITE SOME MEMORIES ARE BURIED FOR A REASON. . . The compulsively readable new thriller by the #1 bestselling and award-winning master of crime The most painful of Evie Cormac 's memories have been locked away, ever since she was held prisoner as a child - a child whose rescue captured hearts and headlines. Forensic psychologist Cyrus Haven 's mission is to guide her to something near normality. But today, on a British beach, seventeen bodies wash up in front of them. There is only one survivor, with two women still missing. And Evie's nightmares come roaring back . . . Whatever happened all those years ago lies at the core of this new tragedy. Because these deaths are no accident. The same dark forces are reaching out, dragging her back into the storm. Evie must now call upon Cyrus's unique skills, and her own, in their search for the missing pieces of this complex and haunting puzzle. But will that be enough to save them? And who will pay for the past? 'Robotham is not just among the world's top thriller writers, he is without question the best when it comes to characters whose pain we feel. Storm Child is a great read with something important to say' LINWOOD BARCLAY 'Robotham has yet again delivered a brilliant tale, fizzing with fascinating characters and shocking plot twists. I couldn't take my eyes off the page' ROSE CARLYLE 'A razor-sharp and emotionally charged thriller that explores both the darkness of men's hearts and the resiliency of human spirit' LISA GARDNER 'I couldn't put this down. Complex characters, plenty of twists and turns, Storm Child left me breathless' SIMON McCLEAVE 'Tension and tenderness - Michael Robotham is that rare thing, a writer who does both brilliantly. And that makes Storm Child an utterly thrilling emotional ride. I enjoyed it hugely' WILLIAM SHAW 'Robotham is one of our best crime writers' WEEKEND AUSTRALIAN 'One of crime's smartest practitioners' THE AUSTRALIAN WOMEN'S WEEKLY 'The guy can't write a bad book' STEPHEN KING

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This Is Why We Lied - Karin Slaughter Cover Art

This Is Why We Lied

This Is Why We Lied The gripping new novel in the Will Trent crime thriller series from the bestselling author of AFTER THAT NIGHT, for fans of Michael Connelly, Lisa Gardner and Tess Gerritsen by Karin Slaughter

Who killed Mercy McAlpine? The next thrilling suspense featuring Will Trent and Sara Linton from Karin Slaughter, no.1 bestselling author of Pieces of Her and After That Night Everyone here is a liar, but only one of us is a killer... Welcome to the McAlpine Lodge: a remote mountain getaway, it's the height of escapist luxury living. Except that everyone here is lying. Lying about their past. Lying to their family. Lying to themselves. Then one night, Mercy McAlpine - until now the good daughter - threatens to expose everybody's secrets. Just hours later, Mercy is dead. In an area this remote, it's easy to get away with murder. But Will Trent and Sara Linton - investigator and medical examiner for the GBI - are here on their honeymoon. And now, with the killer poised to strike again, the holiday of a lifetime becomes a race against the clock ... Praise for Karin Slaughter: 'I'd follow her anywhere' Gillian Flynn 'Passion, intensity, and humanity' Lee Child 'A great writer at the peak of her powers' Peter James 'Irresistible' Daily Mail 'One of the best crime novelists in America' Washington Post

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It Ends With Us - Colleen Hoover Cover Art

It Ends With Us

It Ends With Us The emotional #1 Sunday Times bestseller by Colleen Hoover

Don't miss  IT STARTS WITH US , the sequel to  IT ENDS WITH US . Available now...  THE MULTI-MILLION-COPY GLOBAL BESTSELLER. SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOVIE.  Lily hasn’t always had it easy, but that’s never stopped her from working hard for the life she wants. She’s come a long way from the small town where she grew up—she graduated from college, moved to Boston, and started her own business. And when she feels a spark with a gorgeous neurosurgeon named Ryle Kincaid, everything in Lily’s life seems too good to be true. Ryle is assertive, stubborn, maybe even a little arrogant. He’s also sensitive, brilliant, and has a total soft spot for Lily. And the way he looks in scrubs certainly doesn’t hurt. Lily can’t get him out of her head. But Ryle’s complete aversion to relationships is disturbing. Even as Lily finds herself becoming the exception to his “no dating” rule, she can’t help but wonder what made him that way in the first place. As questions about her new relationship overwhelm her, so do thoughts of Atlas Corrigan—her first love and a link to the past she left behind. He was her kindred spirit, her protector. When Atlas suddenly reappears, everything Lily has built with Ryle is threatened. With this bold and deeply personal novel, It Ends With Us is a heart-wrenching story and an unforgettable tale of love that comes at the ultimate price. 

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Wild Island Love - Melissa Foster Cover Art

Wild Island Love

Wild Island Love
Leni Steele
by Melissa Foster

Sparks fly between a PR rep and an A-list actor who want nothing to do with each other. Leni Steele might be looking for love, but she’s definitely not looking to be someone’s fake date. Especially not one of the most infuriatingly handsome and annoyingly cocky actors on the planet, Duncan Raz. But when the owner of the PR firm for which she works forces her to walk the red carpet on his arm, she has no choice. Neither wants to be there, much less with each other. They’re like oil and water, and he gets on her last nerve. But after a few tequila shots, that’s not all he gets on. What was supposed to be one date turns into a media frenzy they can’t afford to ignore, and Leni has no other option than to continue the ruse. All the fake kisses furtive glances, and seductive touches eventually start to feel very real. But Raz didn’t earn his A-list-actor status for nothing. Is he just doing what he does best? Playing a role? Or is Leni the leading lady in Raz’s real-life love story? The Steeles at Silver Island TEMPTED BY LOVE (Jock) MY TRUE LOVE (Jules) CAUGHT BY LOVE (Archer) ALWAYS HER LOVE (Levi) WILD ISLAND LOVE (Leni) ENTICING HER LOVE (Sutton) Other stories set on Silver Island MAYBE WE WILL (Silver Harbor) MAYBE WE SHOULD (Silver Harbor) MAYBE WE WON’T (Silver Harbor) SEARCHING FOR LOVE (Bradens & Montgomerys) BAYSIDE FANTASIES (Bayside Summers) Discover the magic of New York Times bestseller Melissa Foster's writing and see why millions of readers have fallen in love with the Love in Bloom big-family romance collection.  Love in Bloom novels are written to stand alone or may be enjoyed as part of the larger series, so dive right into this fun, sexy romance Snow Sisters The Bradens The Bradens and Montgomerys The Remingtons Seaside Summers Bayside Summers The Ryders Wild Boys After Dark Bad Boys After Dark The Whiskeys: Dark Knights at Peaceful Harbor The Wickeds: Dark Knights at Bayside The Whiskeys: Dark Knights at Redemption Ranch Sugar Lake  Harmony Pointe  Silver Harbor Harborside Nights  "You can always rely on Melissa Foster to deliver a story that's fresh, emotional and entertaining. Make sure you have all night, because once you start you won't want to stop reading." NYT Bestselling Author Brenda Novak "With her wonderful characters and resonating emotions, Melissa Foster is a must-read author!" NYT Bestseller J. Kenner "Melissa Foster is synonymous with sexy, swoony, heartfelt romance!" NYT Bestseller Lauren Blakely "I highly recommend this book to fans of Nora Roberts...and fans of a sweet story filled with heat and heart." - Tia Bach, author "Melissa Foster is quickly becoming one of my favorites...reminds me of Jill Shalvis' books and they are my benchmark for contemporary romance awesomeness." ​​​​​​​ "I highly recommend the Snow Sisters all the Braden and Remington books...They remind me of the McCarthy of Gansett series and The Green Mountain series..." - I Love NY, Reviewer Foster's love stories are funny, sinfully-sexy, and romantic, perfect for fans of big-family, small-town romance, beach reads, big-city romance, romantic comedies, and women’s fiction. The characters are fiercely loyal and include billionaires and blue-collar heroes. There is never any cheating or cliffhangers, and you're always guaranteed an emotionally satisfying happily ever after.

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All the Colours of the Dark

All the Colours of the Dark The Instant New York Times Bestseller – ‘a wonderful book’ (Richard Osman) by Chris Whitaker

A BBC 'BETWEEN THE COVERS' BOOK CLUB PICK A MISSING PERSONS MYSTERY, A SERIAL KILLER THRILLER. AND AN EPIC LOVE STORY. WITH A UNIQUE TWIST ON EACH... * * * * * 'Hits like a sledgehammer. An absolutely must-read novel' GILLIAN FLYNN 'A wonderful book' RICHARD OSMAN 'Impeccably crafted, deeply emotional, entirely shattering' BONNIE GARMUS 'A brilliant work of art' JODI PICOULT 'A book to lose yourself in - a huge achievement' ALEX MICHAELIDES 'I've never read anything quite like it. This book will stay with you for a very long time' LUCY FOLEY 'Kept me frantically turning the pages' KRISTIN HANNAH 'Amazing. Haunting. Unforgettable' PATRICIA CORNWELL 'Breathtaking. I was gripped from the first page' RUTH JONES 'It's as good as everyone says. I have absolutely no doubt it's the book of the year' JENNIE GODFREY * * * * * Late one summer, the town of Monta Clare is shattered by the abduction of teenager Joseph 'Patch' Macauley. Nobody more so than Saint Brown, who will risk everything to find her best friend. But when she does: it will break her heart. Patch lies alone in a pitch-black room - until he feels a hand in his. Her name is Grace and, though they cannot see each other, she lights their world with her words. But when he escapes: there is no sign she ever even existed. Left with only her voice and her name, he paints her from broken memories - and charts an epic search to find her. As years turn to decades, and hope becomes obsession, Saint will shadow his journey - on a darker path to hunt down the man who took them - and set free the only boy she ever loved. Even if finding the truth means losing each other forever... * * * * * 'A truly epic crime novel and love story. As beautiful as it is engrossing - with characters you'll never forget' WILL DEAN 'Vast yet intimate, tense yet tender' ERIN KELLY 'Beautiful, wise, heartbreaking and profound' STUART TURTON 'Epic in every sense of the word ... Some of the best characters I've ever passed my time with' ABIGAIL DEAN 'A masterpiece, the sort of book that only comes along once in a decade' ABIR MUKHERJEE 'A stunning, bewitching novel with unforgettable characters. Achingly beautiful ... A masterpiece' ANDREA MARA 'Astonishing ... Will capture the hearts of generations to come' M. W. CRAVEN 'A heartbreaking work of genius' IMRAN MAHMOOD 'Simply stunning ... Truly exceptional' JOHN MARRS 'Vast, yearning, and luminous' VASEEM KHAN 'A masterclass in storytelling' MARI HANNAH 'The book to read in 2024' JO SPAIN 'Compulsively readable' HARRIET TYCE 'A once-in-a-generation classic ... Might just be the best book I've ever read' ADAM SIMCOX 'A heartbreaking, life-affirming story of hope and loss ... Beg, borrow or steal a copy' CHARLOTTE PHILBY 'A mystery wrapped in a love story that will break and then mend your heart' HOLLY SEDDON 'One of the best books that I've ever read' LAURA SHEPHERD-ROBINSON * * * * *

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The Meriwell Legacy

The Meriwell Legacy by Stephanie Laurens

#1 NYT-bestselling author Stephanie Laurens returns with her favorite sleuths to unravel a tangled web of family secrets and expose a murderer. When Lord Meriwell collapses and dies at his dining table, Barnaby and Penelope Adair are summoned, along with Inspector Basil Stokes, to discover who, how, and most importantly why someone very close to his lordship saw fit to poison him.   When Lord Meriwell dies at his dining table, Nurse Veronica Haskell suspects foul play and notifies his lordship’s doctor, eminent Harley Street specialist Dr. David Sanderson. In turn, compelled by a need to protect Veronica who is at Meriwell Hall as David’s behest, David calls on his friends Barnaby and Penelope Adair for assistance. However, as the fateful dinner was the first of a house party being attended by the local MP and his family, the Metropolitan Police commissioners also consider the Adairs’ presence desirable, and consequently, Barnaby and Penelope accompany Stokes to Meriwell Hall. There, they discover a gathering of the Meriwell family intended to impress the visiting Busseltons so that George Busselton, local MP, will agree to a marriage between his daughter and Lord Meriwell’s eldest nephew, Stephen. But instead of any pleasant sojourn, the company find themselves confined to the hall and grounds while Stokes, Barnaby, and Penelope set about interviewing everyone and establishing facts, alibis, and the movements of those in the house. To our investigators’ frustration, while determining the means proves straightforward, and opportunity reduces their suspect list, motive remains elusive, and their list of suspects stays stubbornly long. Then the killer strikes again, but even then, the investigators are left with the same suspects and too many potential reasons for the second death. What did the killer hope to gain? More importantly, will he kill again? At last, the investigators stumble on a promising clue, yet following it requires sending to London for information, and their frustration builds. As the clock ticks and they doggedly forge on, they uncover more and more facts, yet none allows them to identify which of their prime suspects is the murderer. Will they get the breakthrough they need, one sufficient to exonerate the innocent? When the answer arrives, they discover that the Meriwell family legacies are more far-reaching than anyone realized, and that the crimes involved and the motivation for the murders is far more heinous than anyone imagined.   A historical novel of 78,000 words interweaving mystery and murder with a touch of romance.

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A Refiner's Fire

A Refiner's Fire by Donna Leon

Commissario Guido Brunetti returns with a gripping and powerful case about the murkiness of power and a test of loyalties When two teenage gangs are arrested after clashing violently in one of Venice’s campi , the son of a local hero is implicated. But when Commissario Guido Brunetti is asked by a wealthy foreigner to vet this man, Monforte, for a job, he discovers that Monforte might not be such a hero after all. This seeming contradiction, and a brutal attack on one of Brunetti’s colleagues by a possible gang member, concentrate Brunetti’s attentions. Soon, he discovers the sordid hypocrisy surrounding Monforte’s past, culminating in a fiery meeting of two gangs and a final opportunity for redemption. A Refiner’s Fire is Donna Leon at her very best: an elegant, sophisticated storyteller whose indelible characters become richer with each book, and who constantly interrogates the ambiguity between moral and legal justice.

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Play Along

Play Along the new sports romance for 2024 with steam, fake dating and a Vegas wedding - from the TikTok sensation by Liz Tomforde

Kennedy I'm the only woman on staff for the Windy City Warriors baseball team, and after years of putting up with a sexist lead doctor, I'm desperate to land my dream job with a new team next year. All I have to do is maintain my professional reputation for my final season in Chicago. But a Las Vegas run-in with the team's shortstop threatens it all, leaving me with a fuzzy memory and a ring on my left hand. Now, not only am I legally bound to the most persistent man I've ever met, but thanks to Isaiah's scheme to save my job, I have to pretend the whole thing was a planned elopement and not a drunken mistake. Isaiah Rhodes is reckless, impulsive, and frustratingly charming. He's also my brand-new husband. They got the saying wrong. What happens in Vegas doesn't always stay in Vegas... sometimes it follows you right back home. Isaiah As the shortstop for Chicago's professional baseball team, I've had my fair share of fun. But that all ended the day Kennedy Kay became a single woman. I've crushed on the team's athletic trainer for years. I've flirted to no avail, so imagine my surprise when I woke up in Sin City with a ring on my finger and my favourite redhead in my bed. We agree to stay married for one baseball season, just long enough to keep her job safe, but in my mind, I'm using our time together to prove to her I'm husband material. Kennedy might be reluctant to join in on our game, but it's one I refuse to lose. So come on, wife... play along. REAL READERS LOVE THE WINDY CITY SERIES: 'SWEET MOTHER this is my new favourite book . . . literally left a mark on my soul' ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 'Read it!! I promise you, you won't regret it!!' ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 'I laughed and cried and swooned' ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 'Someone please slap me for putting this off for so long!' ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 'I can't believe it's over. I want to turn back to page 1 and start all over again!!' ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Pre-order now!

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Moonlight Encounter

Moonlight Encounter by Nina Jarrett

Lord Aidan Abbott investigates Mr. Smythe but compromises his daughter, Gwen, at a ball in front of a crowd of important guests. In this steamy historical romance, the heir to a viscountcy is determined to protect his sister, accidentally ruining a young woman while searching her father's home. Now he will need to choose between his crusade and the growing love between them. He feels guilty for failing his family ... Lord Aidan Abbott neglected his duties as a chaperone when his parents left his little sister in his charge. Because of him, Lily was forced to wed under a cloud of scandal. Now Aidan must solve a murder to keep his sister and her new husband out of danger. She is caught unawares ... A mysterious lord interrupts Miss Gwendolyn Smythe while she is taking air on the terrace. Unfortunately, they are discovered together, forcing her to marry a man she has never met before to quell the scandal. Now Gwen is determined to make the best of their new marriage, with or without his cooperation. While Aidan continues to secretly investigate Gwendolyn's family, he realizes that the scholarly redhead now holds his heart in her hands. How can he reveal what he has been doing without shattering their only chance at love? Moonlight Encounter is the delightful second book in the Inconvenient Scandals series of steamy Regency suspense romance books. If you like worthy heroes, strong heroines, fast-paced plots, and enduring connections, then you'll adore Nina Jarrett's charming novel. Can be read as a standalone book. Buy Moonlight Encounter for a tale of mystery and passion today! What Readers are saying: ★★★★★ "A perfect love story."  - Cheryl ★★★★★ "I could not put this book down until it was done."  - Shopper in WI ★★★★★ "She's done it again! I love these "Inconvenient Bride" books."  - TG ★★★★★ "Just when you think an author cannot come up with something new, this book comes along to dispel that theory."  - Pat

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The Au Pair Affair

The Au Pair Affair A Novel by Tessa Bailey

#1 New York Times bestselling author Tessa Bailey returns with an all-new sports rom-com about a burly, surly, single dad who falls head-over-hockey-stick for his quirky live-in nanny... Tallulah is smart, vivacious, and studying to be a marine biologist. She’s also twenty-six and broke. So when Burgess, a battle-scarred hockey veteran and newly single dad, offers her a job as his live-in nanny, she jumps at the opportunity to get paid while living in a super fancy neighborhood and being around Lissa, his cool but introverted tween. Her tween charge isn’t the only one who could use some help fitting in, though. According to…well, everyone except Burgess, he needs to get back on the dating scene, and adventurous Tallulah is just the girl to show him how. But as boundaries are slowly crossed and Burgess finds himself pulled between his daughter, who wants her parents back together, and his insane chemistry with Tallulah, a huge rift is formed, and Tallulah does the “right” thing—breaks her own heart and walks away. Though Burgess knows it’s for the best—he’s too jaded, with too much baggage—a chance meeting, and a new push from his daughter, forces him to put everything on the line and fight to prove he learned his lessons well and is worthy of a happily ever after with Tallulah. 

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The Fall Between

The Fall Between by Darcy Tindale

'Rural noir at its very best.' Candice Fox 'Unpredictable, authentic, a thrilling debut. ' Margaret Hickey 'Full of heart while keeping you on the edge of your seat.’ Kyle Perry On a hot November morning, the first body lies in a cattle trough . . . It will be another two hours before rigor mortis sets in. Until then, the slim fingers will float below the water’s surface, gently bobbing, beckoning Detective Giles to come and find her. Detective Rebecca Giles has just finished interviewing aging petty crim Sticky Pete over a spate of break-and-enters when a disturbing new report comes in. Twelve-year-old Kayleen Ellis has vanished from her home in Muswellbrook in the Upper Hunter Valley. Hours later, Giles is a local hero, having apparently solved Kayleen’s case and the spate of jewellery thefts. Yet the hangover from her celebrations has barely kicked in when the body of young jillaroo Ava Emmerson is discovered in gruesome circumstances on a nearby farm. Giles is convinced the link between all three cases lies in the town’s tragic history, perhaps even in her own mother’s mysterious drowning thirty years ago. In a place where nothing much changes, suddenly a great deal is happening - and Giles’s life and career are now on the line.

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Fourth Wing

Fourth Wing DISCOVER THE GLOBAL PHENOMENON THAT EVERYONE CAN'T STOP TALKING ABOUT! by Rebecca Yarros

DON'T BE THE LAST TO DISCOVER THE SERIES THAT EVERYONE CAN'T STOP TALKING ABOUT: 'Pure escapism - think Hunger Games meets Fifty Shades ' The Sun 'We weren't expecting to become obsessed . . . but we very much are and we're not alone' Sunday Times Style 'This book contains an addictive, drug like essence that will make you relinquish all responsibility' Glamour 'Yarros had me hooked from the first chapter' Mail on Sunday __________________________________________ FRIENDS. ENEMIES. LOVERS . . . EVERYONE HAS AN AGENDA Violet Sorrengail expected to live a quiet life surrounded by books, until she was forced onto the world's deadliest training ground. Now she must fight to join the army's elite: dragon riders. But dragons don't choose fragile riders, they incinerate them, and when your body breaks as easily as Violet's does - death is only a heartbeat away. EVERY NIGHT COULD BE YOUR LAST Many cadets would kill Violet to better their own chances of success; the rest would kill her just because of her last name . . . including the ruthless Xaden Riorson, her family's greatest enemy. With the odds stacked against her, Violet must use every edge her wits can give her just to see the next sunrise, because once you enter Basgiath War College, there are only two ways out: GRADUATE OR DIE __________________________________________ OVER ONE MILLION READERS HAVE ALREADY GIVEN FOUR T H WING FIVE S T ARS. ARE YOU READY T O ENTER T HE WORLD OF BASGIA T H WAR COLLEGE? 'The new publishing sensation ' Daily Mail 'I couldn't put it down!' Millie Bobby Brown 'If I can convince you to read one book I recommend it would be this one' 'I didn't sleep, I didn't eat, and when I finished, I had the overwhelming urge to just start it all over again ' 'This book is probably the best fantasy book I have ever read' ' FIVE. FREAKING. STARS . There is no universe where I could give this book any less of a rating' 'There are some stories you read and enjoy but every so often you come across one that just obliterates everything and takes over your entire being within a few pages and becomes your world and personality . Well, this is the one' ' The world building in this was phenomenal . I lived, breathed and became a part of the college' 'You know when you finish a book, and it leaves an ache in your chest because it was so good, and now it's over? That's exactly how I feel after finishing Fourth Wing' OTHER BOOKS IN THE EMPYREAN SERIES: - FOURTH WING - IRON FLAME - ONYX STORM (21.01.2025 - available for pre-order now) *Rebecca Yarros's Fourth Wing paperback was an instant number-one bestseller in the first week of April 2024.

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A Court of Wings and Ruin

A Court of Wings and Ruin The third book in the GLOBALLY BESTSELLING, SENSATIONAL series by Sarah J. Maas

The third instalment of the GLOBAL PHENOMENON, romantic fantasy epic and TikTok sensation, ACOTAR. From multi-million and #1 Sunday Times bestselling author Sarah J. Maas. Maas has established herself as a fantasy fiction titan - Time Think Game of Thrones meets Buffy the Vampire Slayer with a drizzle of E.L. James – Telegraph Spiced with slick plotting and atmospheric world-building ... a page-turning delight – Guardian Sarah J. Maas does not disappoint … To be devoured with relish – Mail ****** Feyre has returned to the Spring Court, determined to gather information on Tamlin's manoeuvrings and the invading king threatening to bring her land to its knees. But to do so she must play a deadly game of deceit – and one slip may spell doom not only for Feyre, but for her world as well. As war bears down upon them all, Feyre must decide who to trust amongst the dazzling and lethal High Lords and hunt for allies in unexpected places. And her heart will face the ultimate test as she and her mate are forced to question whether they can truly trust each other. Sarah J. Maas's books have sold millions of copies and have been translated into 38 languages. Discover the sweeping romantic fantasy that everyone's talking about for yourself.

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A Court of Thorns and Roses

A Court of Thorns and Roses Enter the EPIC fantasy worlds of Sarah J Maas with the breath-taking first book in the GLOBALLY BESTSELLING ACOTAR series by Sarah J. Maas

The first instalment of the GLOBAL PHENOMENON and TikTok sensation, from multi-million selling and #1 Sunday Times bestselling author Sarah J. Maas Maas has established herself as a fantasy fiction titan – Time Harry Potter magic, Taylor Swift sass, Fifty Shades-level athleticism – The Sunday Times With bits of Buffy, Game of Thrones and Outlander, this is a glorious series of total joy – Stylist Spiced with slick plotting and atmospheric world-building ... a page-turning delight – Guardian ****** Feyre is a huntress, but when she kills what she thinks is a wolf in the woods, a terrifying creature arrives to demand retribution. Dragged to a treacherous magical land she knows about only from legends, Feyre discovers that her captor, Tamlin, is not truly a beast, but one of the lethal, immortal Fae. And there's more to the Fae than the legends suggest. As Feyre adapts to her new home, her feelings for Tamlin begin to change. Icy hostility turns to fiery passion that burns through every lie she's been told about the beautiful, dangerous world of the Fae. But shadows are creeping in, and Tamlin has a dark secret that he cannot share. Fate brought Feyre to Tamlin for a reason, but saving him from the darkness that threatens his world will lead her down a path that she can never return from. Enter the world of Sarah J. Maas and discover the sweeping romantic fantasy that everyone's talking about for yourself. ****** 5* reader reviews 'This is the first fantasy book I've ever read . . . I'm hooked. I'm addicted' 'I'm a standard romance girl but this swept me off my feet' 'Her writing is exquisite; her characters complex . . . and worlds all-consuming' 'This book has ignited my spark for reading again'

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The Cliffs

The Cliffs 'Entrancing ... filled with mystery' Reese Witherspoon, Reese's Book Club Pick July Pick by J. Courtney Sullivan

A REESE'S BOOK CLUB JULY PICK A deeply satisfying and enjoyable novel about family, secrets, ghosts and homecoming 'Entrancing ... filled with mystery' Reese Witherspoon, Reese's Book Club July Picks 'I could not put this book down' Ann Napolitano, author of Hello Beautiful 'Compulsively readable ... funny, heartbreaking' Oprah Daily On a secluded cliff overlooking the ocean sits a Victorian house that contains a century's worth of secrets. By the time Jane Flanagan discovers the house as a teenager, it has long been abandoned - yet there are still clothes in the closets, marbles rolling across the floors, and dishes in the cupboards. The place is an irresistible mystery to Jane, and becomes a hideaway for her, a place to escape her troubled, volatile mother. Twenty years later, now a Harvard archivist, she returns home to Maine following a terrible mistake that threatens both her career and her marriage. Jane is horrified to find the Victorian is now barely recognizable. The new owner, Genevieve, a summer person from Beacon Hill, has gutted it, transforming the house into a glossy white monstrosity straight out of a magazine. Convinced that the house is haunted, Genevieve hires Jane to research the history of the place and the women who lived there. The story Jane uncovers - of lovers lost at sea, romantic longing, shattering loss, artistic awakening, historical artefacts stolen and sold, and the long shadow of colonialism - is even older than Maine itself ...

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Just For The Summer

Just For The Summer The bestselling love story that will make you cry happy tears by Abby Jimenez

Praise for Abby Jimenez: 'Literally the best book I ever read' ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ 'This author has blown me away before but this book . . . I can't even. I will need some serious time to recover. It was everything and more' ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ 'OK, this is the best romance I've ever read. I loved everything about it' ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ 'This book deserves all the stars in the universe' ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ 'Things I loved about this book . . . I mean it's literally everything. Not a single flaw' ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ 'Wow. wow. WOW. Every book I've read of Abby's just gets better and better' ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ......................... To find their soulmates, all they need is four dates, a kiss and a breakup . . . Justin has a curse, and thanks to a Reddit thread, it's now all over the internet. Every woman he dates goes on to find their soul mate the second they break up. When a woman slides into his DMs with the same problem, they come up with a plan: They'll date each other and break up. Their curses will cancel each other's out, and they'll both go on to find the love of their lives. It's a bonkers idea . . . and it just might work. Emma hadn't planned that her next assignment as a traveling nurse would be in Minnesota, but she and her best friend agree that dating Justin is too good of an opportunity to pass up, especially when they get to rent an adorable cottage on a private island on Lake Minnetonka. It's supposed to be a quick fling, just for the summer. But when Emma's toxic mother shows up and Justin has to assume guardianship of his three siblings, they're suddenly navigating a lot more than they expected - including catching real feelings for each other. What if this time Fate has actually brought the perfect pair together? A sharp and scintillating summer novel that will make readers laugh out loud and cry happy tears from the New York Times bestselling author of Yours Truly. 'Abby Jimenez's words . . . sprinkle humour and warmth all over my life' ALI HAZELWOOD ......................... FIND OUT WHY READERS ARE FALLING IN LOVE WITH ABBY JIMENEZ . . . 'Sweet and achingly romantic - a truly wonderful love story' BETH O'LEARY 'Full of fierce humour and fiercer heart' CASEY MCQUISTON 'A deliciously hot, sweet debut. This book is an absolute treat' L. G. SHEN

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A Death in Cornwall

A Death in Cornwall The thrilling next novel from the bestselling author of THE COLLECTOR & PORTRAIT OF AN UNKNOWN WOMAN, for fans of David Baldacci and Lee Child by Daniel Silva

A brutal murder, a missing masterpiece, a mystery only Gabriel Allon can solve . . . The #1 internationally bestselling author Daniel Silva delivers another stunning thriller in this action-packed tale of high stakes international intrigue. When an old friend asks art restorer and legendary spy Gabriel Allon for help with a baffling murder investigation, Gabriel finds himself pursuing a powerful and dangerous new adversary. The victim is Charlotte Blake, a celebrated professor of art history from Oxford who spends her weekends in the same seaside village where Gabriel once lived under an assumed identity. Her murder appears to be the work of a diabolical serial killer who has been terrorizing the Cornish countryside. But there are a number of telltale inconsistencies, including a missing mobile phone. And then there is the mysterious three-letter cypher she left behind on a notepad in her study. Gabriel soon discovers that Professor Blake was searching for a looted Picasso worth more than a $100 million, and he takes up the chase for the painting as only he can - with six Impressionist canvases forged by his own hand and an unlikely team of operatives that includes a world-famous violinist, a beautiful master thief, and a lethal contract killer turned British spy. The result is a stylish and wildly entertaining mystery that moves at lightning speed from the cliffs of Cornwall to the enchanted island of Corsica and, finally, to a breathtaking climax on the very doorstep of 10 Downing Street. Praise for Daniel Silva: 'A cross between Jason Bourne and James Bond' Daily Mail 'Literate, top-notch action' Kirkus Reviews 'Silva has few rivals in the realm of the big blockbuster spy story' The Age

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When the Moon Hatched

When the Moon Hatched by Sarah A. Parker

☽ MAGIC. DRAGONS. ROMANCE. THE FANTASY PHENOMENON OF THE YEAR ☽ ‘With dragons, doomed lovers and magic, this will be huge' Stylist 'An absolutely stunning fantasy world’ Raven Kennedy, author of international bestseller, The Plated Prisoner Series ‘A wild ride that thrills as much as it enchants … An instant classic’ Thea Guanzon, Sunday Times bestselling author of The Hurricane Wars He's fire and brimstone. I'm shattered ice … I'll gladly burn beneath him until the world comes crumbling down. As an assassin for the rebellion, Raeve’s job is to complete orders and never get caught. When a rival bounty hunter shatters her world, Raeve finds herself captured by the Guild of Nobles – a group of powerful fae. Crushed by the loss of his great love, dragon rider Kaan Vaegor took the head of a king and donned his melted crown. Now on a tireless quest to quell the never-ebbing ache in his chest, a clue lures him into the capital’s high-security prison where he stumbles upon the imprisoned Raeve … Together, they seek truths that threaten to unravel everything they knew about their world – and each other. Bestselling sensation When the Moon Hatched will transport you into a world filled with magic, dragons and a love that blazes through the ages… ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ Readers are already calling this the fantasy phenomenon of 2024! ‘The new fantasy romance of 2024 that you NEED to read!!!’ ‘By far the best book I’ve read this year’ ‘👌 Just wow… what did I just read!! I don’t think I’ll be forgetting this book any time soon! What a masterpiece 🥰’ ‘Infinity five stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️’ ‘Whoa, I love this book so much! This is the best fantasy book I read this year’ ‘I'm almost certain I've already read my favourite book of the year’ ‘THIS IS FANTASY ROMANCE. Full stop.’ Reviews An absolutely stunning fantasy world’ Raven Kennedy, author of international bestseller, The Plated Prisoner Series ‘A wild ride that thrills as much as it enchants … An instant classic’ Thea Guanzon, Sunday Times bestselling author of The Hurricane Wars About the author Sarah A. Parker is an international bestselling author who grew up on a farm in New Zealand, where she spent her days getting lost amongst the rolling pasture, building forts in the hedge, climbing trees, and exploring the forest pathways – making up elaborate stories that never lost their grip on her. She now lives in Australia with her husband, dog, three children, and countless plants, and spends her days pouring her stories onto paper rather than throwing them to the wind. Her genre of choice is epic fantasy romance, and she thrives off dreaming up real, complex characters and immersive worlds to get lost amongst.

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The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

The entrancing story of a reclusive Hollywood starlet as she reflects on her relentless rise to the top and the long-held secrets the public could never imagine – from the bestselling author of Daisy Jones & The Six . Reclusive Hollywood movie icon Evelyn Hugo is finally ready to tell the truth about her glamorous and scandalous life. But when she chooses unknown magazine reporter Monique Grant for the job, no one is more astounded than Monique herself. Why her? Why now? Summoned to Evelyn’s luxurious apartment, Monique listens in fascination as the actress tells her story. From making her way to Los Angeles in the 1950s to her decision to leave show business in the ‘80s, and, of course, the seven husbands along the way, Evelyn unspools a tale of ruthless ambition, unexpected friendship and a great forbidden love. Monique begins to feel a very real connection to the legendary star, but as Evelyn’s story nears its conclusion, it becomes clear that her life intersects with Monique’s own in tragic and irreversible ways. ‘Riveting, heart-wrenching, and full of Old Hollywood glamour, The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo is one of the most captivating reads of 2017.’ Buzzfeed  

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Powerless

Powerless TikTok Made Me Buy It! The epic romantasy series taking the world by storm! by Lauren Roberts

OVER A MILLION COPIES SOLD! THE INSTANT NO. 1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLING PHENOMENON. ‘Nothing short of epic’ Rosie Talbot, bestselling author of Sixteen Souls ‘A thrilling fantasy with the most delicious slow-burn romance’ M.A. Kuzniar, bestselling author of  Midnight in Everwood ‘[A] titillating debut’ Publishers Weekly ‘A masterpiece’  Goodreads Reader Review ‘Everyone needs to read it’ TikTok Review ‘The BEST book I’ve read’  NetGalley Reader Review ‘A sizzling slice of fantasy romance’  Booksellers Review   Fourth Wing meets The Hunger Games in this sizzling fantasy romance not to be missed.   Only the extraordinary belong in the kingdom of Ilya . . . The exceptional. The Elites . The Elites have possessed powers for decades, gifted to them by the Plague , while those born Ordinary are just that, banished from the kingdom and shunned from society.   No one knows this better than Paedyn Gray , an Ordinary posing as an Elite. When she unsuspectingly saves one of Ilya’s princes, Kai Azer , she’s thrown into the Purging Trials , a brutal competition to showcase her ‘Elite’ powers.   If the Trials and the opponents don’t kill her, the prince she’s fighting feelings for will if he discovers what Paedyn really is . . . completely Ordinary.   Be swept away by the first in the smash hit, dagger-to-the-throat  romantasy trilogy that's taken the world by storm.  Also Available: Reckless and Powerful Follow Lauren Roberts on TikTok and Instagram @LaurenRobertsLibrary

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It Starts with Us

It Starts with Us the highly anticipated sequel to IT ENDS WITH US by Colleen Hoover

Before  It Ends with Us , it started with Atlas. Multi-million copy bestselling author Colleen Hoover tells fan favourite Atlas’s side of the story and shares what comes next in this long-anticipated sequel to the #1 Sunday  Times  bestseller  It Ends with Us Lily and her ex-husband, Ryle, have just settled into a civil co-parenting rhythm when she suddenly bumps into her first love, Atlas, again. After nearly two years separated, she is elated that for once, time is on their side, and she immediately says yes when Atlas asks her on a date. But her excitement is quickly hampered by the knowledge that, though they are no longer married, Ryle is still very much a part of her life—and Atlas Corrigan is the one man he will hate being in his ex-wife and daughter’s life. Switching between the perspectives of Lily and Atlas,  It Starts with Us  picks up right where the epilogue for the bestselling phenomenon  It Ends with Us  left off.  Experience the romantic and satisfying conclusion to Colleen Hoover's powerful global bestselling novel,  It Ends with Us.  

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Dirt Town

Dirt Town by Hayley Scrivenor

'A heart-wrenching mystery, Hayley Scrivenor's remarkable sense of place brings Dirt Town to life.' Jane Harper 'Beautifully written, compassionate, with an entirely credible but heart-breaking ending. A stunning debut.' Ann Cleeves My best friend wore her name, Esther, like a queen wearing her crown at a jaunty angle. We were twelve years old when she went missing. On a sweltering Friday afternoon in Durton, best friends Ronnie and Esther leave school together. Esther never makes it home. Ronnie's going to find her, she has a plan. Lewis will help. Their friend can't be gone, Ronnie won't believe it. Detective Sergeant Sarah Michaels can believe it. She has seen what people are capable of. She knows more than anyone how, in a moment of weakness, a person can be driven to do something they never thought possible. Lewis can believe it too. But he can't reveal what he saw that afternoon at the creek without exposing his own secret. Five days later, Esther's buried body is discovered. What do we owe the girl who isn't there? Character-rich and propulsive, with a breathtakingly original use of voice and revolving points of view, Dirt Town delves under the surface, where no one can hide. With emotional depth and sensitivity, this stunning debut shows us how much each person matters in a community that is at once falling apart and coming together. Esther will always be a Dirt Town child, as we are its children, still. WINNER OF THE ABIA GENERAL FICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR 2023 WINNER OF THE 2023 CWA ILP JOHN CREASEY (NEW BLOOD) DAGGER AWARD WINNER OF THE LAMBDA LITERARY AWARD FOR LGBTQ+ MYSTERY 2023 WINNER OF THE DAVITT AWARDS DEBUT CRIME BOOK 2023 SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2023 MARGARET AND COLIN RODERICK LITERARY AWARD SHORTLISTED FOR THE NED KELLY AWARD FOR BEST DEBUT CRIME FICTION 2023 SHORTLISTED FOR THE INDIE BOOK AWARDS 2023 FOR DEBUT FICTION SHORTLISTED FOR THE ABIA THE MATT RICHELL AWARD FOR NEW WRITER OF THE YEAR 2023 SHORTLISTED FOR THE DAVITT AWARDS ADULT CRIME NOVEL 2023 SHORTLISTED FOR THE DANGER AWARD FOR FICTION 2023 FINALIST FOR THE 2023 ITW THRILLER AWARDS FOR BEST FIRST NOVEL Praise for Dirt Town : ' Dirt Town is a remarkable debut, Hayley Scrivenor masterful in her deft handling of the tensions underpinning a small, regional town, and the complex characters that populate it. You will not be able to put it down.' - Hannah Kent 'I loved this. What wonderful writing. Scarily good! . . . Masterful. Australian crime has a new star. The characters of Dirt Town are rich, raw and beautifully realised. One of the crime books of the year. Intelligent, nuanced and compassionate.' - Chris Hammer

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A Court of Mist and Fury

A Court of Mist and Fury The second book in the GLOBALLY BESTSELLING, SENSATIONAL series by Sarah J. Maas

The second instalment of the GLOBAL PHENOMENON, romantic fantasy epic and TikTok sensation, ACOTAR. From multi-million and #1 Sunday Times bestselling author Sarah J. Maas. Maas has established herself as a fantasy fiction titan - Time Think Game of Thrones meets Buffy the Vampire Slayer with a drizzle of E.L. James – Telegraph Spiced with slick plotting and atmospheric world-building ... a page-turning delight – Guardian Sarah J. Maas does not disappoint … To be devoured with relish – Mail ****** Feyre survived Amarantha's clutches to return to the Spring Court – but at a steep cost. Though she now possesses the powers of the High Fae, her heart remains human, and it can't forget the terrible deeds she performed to save Tamlin's people. Nor has Feyre forgotten her bargain with Rhysand, the mesmerising High Lord of the feared Night Court. As Feyre navigates his dark web of political games and tantalising promises, a greater evil looms – and she might be key to stopping it. But only if she can step into her growing power, heal her fractured soul and have the courage to shape her own future – and the future of a world cloven in two. Sarah J. Maas is a global #1 bestselling author. Her books have sold more than nine million copies and been translated into 38 languages. Discover the sweeping romantic fantasy for yourself.

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Icebreaker

Icebreaker by Hannah Grace

The #1 ice hockey romance that has taken Australia by storm! New to spicy romance? Read now to see what all the hype is about… Pre-order Daydream to read Henry’s love story now! Anastasia Allen has worked her entire life for a shot at Team USA. She has a drive that few can match and, as she enters her third year on the Maple Hills ice skating team, everything is going according to plan.   Nothing will stand in her way, not even the captain of the ice hockey team, Nate Hawkins.   Nate’s focus as team captain is on keeping his team on the ice. Which is tricky when a facilities mishap means they are forced to share a rink with the ice skating team – including Anastasia, who clearly can’t stand him. But when her skating partner gets injured, Nate looks like her best option to advance in competition.   Sparks fly, but Anastasia isn’t worried. After all, she doesn’t have time for a relationship … right?

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The Ford Brothers Series Box Set

The Ford Brothers Series Box Set by Sandra Alex

Meet your next book boyfriend. Love stories that could actually happen. Sandra Alex introduces the Ford brothers. Five sexy, rich, swoon-worthy men that will make your toes curl. Each book features one sibling, but all make an appearance in each book. This sizzling series will knock your socks off! Proceed with Caution: "White knight, prince charming romance. This book was an awesome read. I enjoyed every page. Who doesn't love a prince charming and white knight! I liked the story, the characters, how it was written, the hot scenes and the HEA. I'll be reading more from this author." -5 stars from M. Hebert on Goodreads and BookBub Enter at Your Own Risk: "This book was a great read! I loved the main characters and how they were able to deal with what life threw at them. Sexual situations that were steamy and hott! Relatable heroine. I wanted to cheer for them as a couple. Bridezilla was funny too!" - 5 stars from C. Kasner on Goodreads Handle with Care: "Handle with Care is a wonderfully engaging and entertaining romance and is highly recommended." - 5 Stars from Michelle Stanley, Readers' Favorite reviewer. "This poignant story draws you in and touches your heart. Garrett and Nora are a testament that true love never dies." - 5 Stars from M. Jelks-Emmanuel on Goodreads Slippery When Wet: "The writing is vivid, the characters are going to impact on you. The reason I love to read romance is because of stories like SLIPPERY WHEN WET." - 5 Stars from JJ, Amazon Reviewer May Explode if Heated: "Sandra Alex has written a 5-star book that will grab you from the first page to the last." - 5 Stars from aatrijm, BookBub Reviewer. Join Sandra's newsletter to get an exclusive prequel and an extended epilogue, plus other....treats. Visit her website to subscribe.

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The Lost Victim

The Lost Victim The stunning new Kate Marshall crime thriller from the multi-million bestselling author by Robert Bryndza

When schoolgirl Janey Macklin disappeared from the seedy side of London in 1988, her case went cold, with no body and no witnesses. Now, thirty years later, private detective Kate Marshall has been approached by a true crime podcast producer with an intriguing question they need her help answering: What if Janey was killed by Peter Conway, the notorious Nine Elms Cannibal? The contract would be the most lucrative of Kate’s career, but it comes with a price of its own, dredging up a sordid, complicated past that she would sooner forget . . . one that the paparazzi are determined to keep in the headlines. As Kate and her partner, Tristan, scour King’s Cross for clues, no two leads seem to point in the same direction. The last person to see Janey alive has already been tried, convicted, and then acquitted of her murder, Peter Conway is in poor health and fading fast , and the line between their clients and their suspects is blurring with each new revelation about the case. With little to work from, can Tristan and Kate wade through clandestine phone calls, decades-old secrets, and deteriorating DNA evidence to solve Janey’s murder, or will she remain one of London’s countless missing persons, forever lost to time? A brilliantly gripping thriller from the global multi-million-copy bestselling author,  The Lost Victim  will have you hooked from the first page and holding your breath all the way to the heart-stopping ending. Can be read as a standalone.   What readers are saying about The Lost Victim: ‘With so many red herrings, you would need to be Columbo to have any hope of solving this one! Grippingly brilliant and highly addictive!’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Sarah H, Netgalley Reviewer   ‘The best yet in this sterling series. Truly, such a wonderful example of this incredibly talented author’s work!’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Louise G, Netgalley Reviewer     ‘I do love a Kate Marshall thriller and this one is an absolute belter. The clues are perfectly placed, and the story perfectly paced. Another totally absorbing case with characters I love to while away the hours with. I cannot wait for more!’   ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Jen Med’s Book Reviews     ‘Gripping, suspenseful, and twisty. Proves yet again that you simply can not go wrong with a Robert Bryndza book! He is one author I never need to read the synopsis - I just grab it!’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Kelly Y, Netgalley Reviewer     ‘Robert Bryndza produces great novel after great novel I was hooked from the start, the plot unfolds at pace and I was captivated with each turn of the page!’   ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Claire W, Netgalley Reviewer     ‘Wow, wow, WOW! The Lost Victim exceeded all my expectations and is a very, VERY good read, and one of my top reads so far this year, full of suspense, thrills and atmosphere!’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Anne M, Netgalley Reviewer     ‘This story will have readers on the edge of their seats as the story unravels and takes you to places you wouldn't expect. An ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC thriller!’   ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Ryan F Netgalley Reviewer     ‘What is it about this author's writing that can keep a reader's eyes glued to every page? Maybe it's the bright, capable, intelligent, strong female mc? Maybe it's the well-developed cast of supporting characters? The well plotted, fast paced storyline? Or how he can manage to create a sense of the reader 'belonging' in the picture through well written descriptive text? Maybe, it's because of the suspense - from the beginning until the end, the story twists, turns, zigs and zags. Or maybe, it's just all the above?! Either way, all I know, is that I loved every tense, nail biting moment!’  ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Angela H, Netgalley Reviewer   ‘Another amazing Robert read, never disappointed only that its finished, love Kate Marshall as much as I love Erika Foster, took me less than 24 hours because once I pick up one of Roberts books, I can't put it down!’  ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Sammy J, Netgalley Reviewer     ‘This was such an enjoyable book. No matter what series (or stand alones) Bryndza writes, he always delivers an amazing novel!’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Kevin H, Netgalley Reviewer     ‘I love Robert Bryndza books and know when I start one there will be very little work done. This was no exception I couldn’t put it down. He portrays the menace of the serial killers in a way that gives the reader a chilly shudder. Excellent.’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Anni S, Netgalley Reviewer

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Devil's Way

Devil's Way An addictive crime thriller packed with jaw-dropping twists by Robert Bryndza

THE TRUTH HIDES IN THE DARK Kate Marshall’s investigation into a young boy’s disappearance sends her down an unexpectedly twisted path in a riveting thriller by multi-million bestselling author, Robert Bryndza. When Private Investigator Kate Marshall is rushed to hospital after being pulled into a riptide current in the sea, the near-death experience leaves her shaken. During her recovery, she befriends Jean, an elderly lady on the same ward. Jean tells the harrowing story of how her three-year-old grandson, Charlie, went missing eleven years ago during a camping trip on Dartmoor. By the time Kate is well enough to go home, she's agreed to take on the case, but when Kate and her trusty sidekick Tristan start to look at the events of that fateful night, they discover that Jean has a dark past that could have put Charlie in jeopardy Was Charlie abducted? Or did he fall into Devil's Way? A rushing river that vanishes into a gorge close to where they were camping. When Kate and Tristan discover that a social worker who flagged concerns about Jean and her daughter was found brutally murdered shortly after Charlie vanished, it makes them question everything they thought they knew about the family... Filled with twists and turns, Devil's Way is the fourth Kate Marshall novel and the most gripping and satisfying yet!

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Iron Flame

Iron Flame DISCOVER THE GLOBAL PHENOMENON THAT EVERYONE CAN'T STOP TALKING ABOUT! by Rebecca Yarros

The instant number one Sunday Times bestseller and thrilling sequel to the global phenomenon, Fourth Wing! DON'T BE THE LAST TO DISCOVER THE SERIES THAT EVERYONE CAN'T STOP TALKING ABOUT: 'Yarros is the true inheritor of Harry Potter and inspires Hunger Games levels of devotion' Guardian 'Fear not, levels of fighting, rebelliousness and all-round sexiness are still sky-high' Daily Mail 'Iron Flame is on course to set the world alight' Glamour __________________________________________ SECRETS. SACRIFICE. SURVIVAL. Against all odds, Violet Sorrengail made it through her first year at Basgiath War College, but now, the real training begins. The stakes are higher than ever, and a determination to survive won't be enough this time. When a powerful new enemy threatens everything she cares about, including the man she loves, Violet must do whatever it takes to keep their secrets safe. One wrong move could have horrifying consequences - and as the web of lies spun by those in charge starts to unravel, nothing, not even dragon fire, may be enough to save them in the end. THE DEADLY SECOND YEAR AT BASGIATH AWAITS *THE STORM IS COMING . . . PRE-ORDER ONYX STORM TODAY. THE EPIC NEXT INSTALLMENT LANDS 21.01.2025 * __________________________________________ MILLIONS OF READERS HAVE ALREADY GIVEN THE EMPYREAN SERIES FIVE STARS. 'Pure escapism - think Hunger Games meets Fifty Shades ' The Sun 'We weren't expecting to become obsessed . . . but we very much are and we're not alone' Sunday Times Style 'This book contains an addictive , drug like essence that will make you relinquish all responsibility ' Glamour 'Yarros had me hooked from the first chapter' Mail on Sunday 'The new publishing sensation ' Daily Mail 'I couldn't put it down!' Millie Bobby Brown 'Throw in an enemies-to-lovers plotline, some life-threatening trials and the threat of war in the outside world, and you've got yourself a deliciously gripping dish, which I downed in one sitting' Stylist '2024 is the Year of the Dragon . . . Dive into a fantasy narrative featuring these mythical, winged creatures' Pop Sugar 'If I can convince you to read one book I recommend it would be this one' 'I didn't sleep, I didn't eat, and when I finished, I had the overwhelming urge to just start it all over again ' 'There are some stories you read and enjoy but every so often you come across one that just obliterates everything and takes over your entire being within a few pages and becomes your world and personality . Well, this is the one' ' The world building in this was phenomenal . I lived, breathed and became a part of the college' 'You know when you finish a book, and it leaves an ache in your chest because it was so good, and now it's over? That's exactly how I feel after finishing Fourth Wing' OTHER BOOKS IN THE EMPYREAN SERIES: - FOURTH WING - IRON FLAME - ONYX STORM (21.01.2025 - available for pre-order now)

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Wildfire

Wildfire From the bestselling author of Icebreaker by Hannah Grace

The #1 romance author who continues to take Australia by storm! New to spicy romance? Read now to see what all the hype is about… Pre-order Daydream to read Henry’s love story now!   When Russ Callaghan and Aurora Roberts cross paths at a college party, a drinking game results in a passionate one-night stand. Never one to overstay her welcome (or expect much from a man), Aurora slips away before Russ even has the chance to ask her full name.   Imagine their surprise when they bump into each other on their first day as summer camp counsellors, hoping to escape their complicated home lives for the summer break.   As the summer unfolds, the tension between them intensifies. Russ doesn’t want to risk breaking the camp’s strict ‘no staff fraternising’ rule but, unfortunately for him, Aurora has never been very good at caring about rules. Will the two learn to peacefully co-exist? Or did their one night together start a fire they can’t put out? Praise for  Wildfire : ‘Sparks will fly the moment you start turning the pages, and a warning? They’re ripping hot.’  Elena Armas, bestselling author of The Spanish Love Deception ‘Hannah Grace’s sophomore novel is honest, vulnerable, and deliciously sexy ... An earnest romance between two broken people who find their missing pieces in each other.’  B.K. Borison, author of Lovelight Farms

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Lying Beside You

Lying Beside You The gripping new thriller from the No.1 bestseller by Michael Robotham

'The guy can't write a bad book. This is one of his best, suspenseful and hard to put down' STEPHEN KING TWO MISSING WOMEN. ONE WITNESS. SO MANY LIES . . . The brand-new thriller by the number-one bestselling and award-winning master of crime Twenty years ago, Cyrus Haven's family was murdered. Only he and his brother survived. Cyrus because he hid. Elias because he was the killer. Now Elias is being released from a secure psychiatric hospital and Cyrus, a forensic psychologist, must decide if he can forgive the man who destroyed his childhood. As he prepares for the homecoming, Cyrus is called to a crime scene in Nottingham. A man is dead and his daughter, Maya, is missing. Then a second woman is abducted . . . The only witness is Evie Cormac, a troubled teenager with an incredible gift: she can tell when you are lying. Both missing women have dark secrets that Cyrus must unravel to find them - and he and Evie know better than anybody how the past can come back to haunt you . . . This breathtaking new thriller from the #1 bestselling author will keep you guessing until the very end. And don't miss the next book, Storm Child . Praise for Lying Beside You : 'Not just a cleverly constructed crime novel, it's also an achingly beautiful story about trust, redemption and love that had me intermittently catching my breath. Robotham's best book so far' Sydney Morning Herald 'It's hard to top Michael Robotham for his sheer criminal consistency. Want a great thriller that will keep you fixated to the page until the last word? He's your man' The Age 'Page-turning suspense. Robotham is one of our best crime writers, and he's not slowing down' Weekend Australian 'Has you hooked from the get-go. A quality read' Daily Telegraph 'A dark, compelling thriller' Canberra Times 'Another terrific thriller . . . This is a well-crafted and clever mystery that quickly draws the reader in and keeps them enthralled all the way to the startling conclusion. Recommended' Canberra Weekly 'Flawless. Further proof that Michael Robotham is one of the most accomplished thriller writers in the world. It's superbly paced, intricately plotted and packed with characters that leap off the page. Simply sensational' M.W. CRAVEN 'Compulsively readable. As always, Michael Robotham builds his nail-biter around damaged people who only want to do what's right' LINWOOD BARCLAY 'Exactly the sort of thriller that pins you to your seat until you've finished it: a proper heart-pounding mystery with unforgettable characters and compelling twists' JANE CASEY 'Masterful . . . With its intriguing characters, perfectly interwoven storylines and killer twists, Robotham's latest thriller lives up to his fans' sky-high expectations. His best yet' ROSE CARLYLE 'A fantastic read - pacy, spare and engrossing' AJAY CHOWDHURY 'Michael Robotham is such a wonderfully perceptive writer; rich, real characters who are constantly surprising . . . I could read about these two forever' ALEX MARWOOD 'Michael Robotham does not put a foot wrong. Every single book is a plotting masterclass' ANNA DOWNES

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One Greek Summer Wedding

One Greek Summer Wedding the BRAND NEW gorgeous summer romance from bestseller Mandy Baggot for 2024 by Mandy Baggot

A sun-drenched summer romance from bestseller Mandy Baggot. Love is in the air… When singer Cara is invited to a big, fat Greek wedding in Corfu, she sees it as a mixed blessing: some time to heal on the beautiful Greek island with her aunt will be a tonic, but it’s going to stir up memories – of before Seb ghosted her and disappeared off the face of the earth. Akis Diakos, brother of the groom, should be looking forward to planning the bachelor party, but burdened by the weight of family expectation, his mind is elsewhere: he has a decision to make – one that could, apparently, ruin his little brother’s life forever. When Cara learns that her aunt Margot brought her here under false pretences, she’s faced with a dilemma. She’s not sung in public since that fateful day at Eurovision when her life fell apart, and she’s not planning to now. But with Akis’s encouragement, it’s time for both of them to face up to their fears. And who knows – maybe this beautiful duet will also lead to a beautiful romance? From the queen of Greek romance comes a story that will heal those heartstrings and make you believe in love again… Praise for Mandy Baggot: 'Mandy Baggot at her best - equal measures heart, humour and romance. A must read.' Sandy Barker 'Mandy Baggot is the queen of sexy, fun, Greek-set stories.’ Isabelle Broom 'A delightful escapist romance packed with sunshine, second chances and an utterly charming cast of characters.' Nina Kaye 'A sizzling summer read full of romance, drama and Greek sun! ... Mandy Baggot just gets better and better!' Katie Ginger 'This book is so cute. I love Eve and Gianni so much. I recommend this book to people who want a good summer holiday romance read' ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Reader Review 'What a truly stunning read this book is and Mandy never fails to disappoint. Heart warming and beautifully written' ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Reader Review 'This gorgeous summer read has everything you need to cast your cares aside and simply bask in the warmth of the Greek sun, warm characters and totally absorbing storyline. Love it!' ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Reader Review

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Fatal Betrayal

Fatal Betrayal by Barbara Freethy

"Barbara Freethy’s suspense novels are explosively good!" – New York Times Bestselling Author Toni Anderson Haunted by a youthful tragedy, FBI Agent Andi Hart specializes in finding missing children, but her latest case throws her off her game when she discovers her former childhood friend turned bitter enemy has been called in to consult. Eighteen years ago, Cooper Bradford was with Andi the night a toddler disappeared from their neighborhood. He wanted to find the kid as much as Andi did, but her amateur sleuthing turned the focus on his older brother and destroyed his family. Since then, Cooper has made it his life's mission to fight for the falsely accused and has become an enemy of law enforcement. With a child's life on the line, Andi and Cooper must put aside the emotional fall-out from their once strong bond and work together. But the tension between them reaches a boiling point when they uncover something far more sinister than they ever imagined and a shocking connection to their past. Suddenly nothing is what they thought it was… Can Andi trust Cooper to have her back, and can he trust her to have his? The answer to that question could mean the difference between life and death. This heart-pumping, romantic and suspenseful novel from #1 New York Times Bestselling Author Barbara Freethy will keep you guessing until the very end! Note: Every book in the Off The Grid: FBI Series stands completely on its own and there are no cliffhangers! The books feature complex and exciting storylines ranging from kidnapping to organized crime, terrorism, and espionage. Personal stories often play out against a bigger, broader storyline, and surprising twists will keep you up all night. Start reading today! What the readers are saying about the FBI Series… "I can’t think of a better way to spend a Saturday night than losing myself in one of Barbara Freethy’s books. I love the Off The Grid series but I honestly think this one is my favorite. I have no doubt her next book will be awesome, too!" Booklovers Anonymous "PERILOUS TRUST is a non-stop thriller that seamlessly melds jaw-dropping suspense with sizzling romance, and I was riveted from the first page to the last." USA Today HEA Blog "You will love Reckless Whisper. From the first sentence of the book until you end, you are on a suspense filled ride." J. Stryker – Goodreads "Words cannot explain how phenomenal this book was. The characters are so believable and relatable. The twists and turns keep you on the edge of your seat and flying through the pages. This is one book you should be desperate to read." Caroline on Desperate Play Also Available: Perilous Trust #1 Reckless Whisper #2 Desperate Play #3 Elusive Promise #4 Dangerous Choice #5 Ruthless Cross #6 Critical Doubt #7 Fearless Pursuit #8 Daring Deception #9 Risky Bargain #10 Perfect Target #11 Fatal Betrayal #12

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The Glassmaker

The Glassmaker by Tracy Chevalier

FROM THE GLOBALLY BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF GIRL WITH A PEARL EARRING 'A triumph… a brilliant idea carried out with confidence and brio and a deep love of an extraordinary city. The ingenuity of the time-skipping is beyond admiration' PHILIP PULLMAN 'Spellbinding…. Chevalier at her fabulous best. A rich, vivid and gently enchanting novel' ELIF SHAFAK Venice, 1486. Across the lagoon lies Murano. Time flows differently here – like the glass the island’s maestros spend their lives learning to handle. Women are not meant to work with glass, but Orsola Rosso flouts convention to save her family from ruin. She works in secret, knowing her creations must be perfect to be accepted by men. But perfection may take a lifetime. Skipping like a stone through the centuries, we follow Orsola as she hones her craft through war and plague, tragedy and triumph, love and loss. The beads she creates will adorn the necks of empresses and courtesans from Paris to Vienna – but will she ever earn the respect of those closest to her? Tracy Chevalier is a master of her own craft, and The Glassmaker is vivid, inventive, spellbinding: a virtuoso portrait of a woman, a family and a city that are as everlasting as their glass. Reviews 'A triumph… a brilliant idea carried out with confidence and brio and a deep love of an extraordinary city. The ingenuity of the time-skipping is beyond admiration' PHILIP PULLMAN 'Spellbinding…. Chevalier at her fabulous best. A rich, vivid and gently enchanting novel' ELIF SHAFAK 'Meticulously researched and evoking the beauty of the Venice lagoon, the story challenges and transports the reader through time and place' PHILIPPA GREGORY 'This charming fable is at once a love story that skips through six centuries, and also a love song to the timeless craft of glassmaking. Chevalier probes the fierce rivalries and enduring loyalties of Murano's glass dynasties, capturing the roar of the furnace, the sweat on the skin, and the glittering beauty of Venetian glass' GERALDINE BROOKS 'Chevalier, one of our great storytellers, brings us unexpected worlds: Venice and Murano, artisans and empresses, compelling us through five fascinating centuries, with one irresistible family, weaving stories that captivate and transport the reader' AMY BLOOM 'Tracy Chevalier pens a novel as ambitious, audacious, and artistic as a Venetian glass goblet… The Glassmaker is a thing of beauty' KATE QUINN 'A richly-drawn tale about loyalty and heartbreak, as well as a love letter to the craftsmen—and women—who created exquisite treasures that endure through the ages. A stunning achievement. I couldn’t put it down' FIONA DAVIS 'Inspiring, heartbreaking, and magical, The Glassmaker is an inventive and extraordinary feat and an epic for the ages’ KRISTIN HARMEL 'I lost myself in this beautiful book' ESTHER FREUD 'History flows like molten glass in this stunning novel that borders on fantasy' KIRKUS 'A potent, bewitching bright spot in a stellar career' BOOK PAGE

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The Witch's Rebels: Books 1-3

The Witch's Rebels: Books 1-3 by Sarah Piper

A witch outrunning her past. Five smoldering-hot supernaturals determined to protect her. And the dark secret that could destroy them all… Blackmoon Bay is a city of monsters. Surviving here means never leaving home without a sharp stake. It means keeping secrets, even from friends. And unless I want the Hunters finding me again, it means my witchcraft stays on permanent lockdown. Good policy—until the night I accidentally resurrect a dead girl, rekindling my magic and drawing the Bay’s most dangerous men to my doorstep. Asher, the bad-boy incubus. Darius, the cunning, oh-so-sexy vampire. Emilio, the wolf shifter with a big heart and a treacherous past. Ronan, the only demon I trust with my soul. And Death himself, bound to my magic for reasons I don’t understand. Together they’ve sworn to protect me from the evil out there, but it’s not the evil out there I’m worried about. A shadow lurks inside me, black and deadly as a bomb. And I’m pretty sure my magical mishap just lit the fuse. This set contains the first three books in THE WITCH’S REBELS reverse harem paranormal romance and urban fantasy series—Shadow Kissed, Darkness Bound, and Demon Sworn. Expect sexy forbidden romance, dark magic, and heart-pounding supernatural suspense that will leave you spellbound!

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Wild Love

Wild Love Discover the Sunday Times bestseller and your newest small town romance obsession! by Elsie Silver

THE INSTANT SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER, WILD LOVE , IS SET IN THE SAME BELOVED UNIVERSE AS SMASH-HIT SERIES CHESTNUT SPRINGS: SMALL-TOWN, BIG CHARACTERS, FOUR ADDICTIVE LOVE STORIES . . . MEET THE SINGLE DADS OF ROSE HILL. 'Elsie Silver's writing is a true revelation!' ALI HAZELWOOD ' This book contains a hero to die for' TESSA BAILEY ____ She's been driving him wild for years . . . t he good kind of wild. The kind of wild that comes with wanting your best friend's little sister and knowing you can't have her. Forbes may have labeled Ford Grant the World's Hottest Billionaire, but all he cares about is escaping the press and opening a recording studio in gorgeous small town Rose Hill. Something that comes to a screeching halt when he ends up face-to-face with a young girl who claims he's her biological father. Now, he spends his days balancing business with parenting a sullen twelve-year-old, all while trying desperately to keep his hands the hell off his best friend's sister, Rosie Belmont. After living in the city, Rosie came blasting back into town like a storm. Beautiful, messy, and chaotic. And one wide-eyed, desperate plea for a job is all it takes for Ford to hire her. He vows to keep her at arm's length. Tries to stick to scowls and grumpy one-liners. But with her, verbal sparring is a type of foreplay―friction that soon turns to blistering heat. Ford knows damn well he shouldn't cross this line. But shouldn't and can't are two very different things. And the only thing he truly can't do is resist her. Readers can't get enough of Wild Love . . . ' Billionaire romance but make it rustic . . . Elsie Silver just hits the mark every time' ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ 'Hands-down my favorite book Elsie has written. HIGHLY recommend ' ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ 'Did I devour this in a single day? You bet I did!' ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ 'Elsie Silver is the queen of small-town romances' ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ 'The banter . The tension . The relationship between Ford & Rosie. The character development. Wow ' ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ 'I was hooked from the first chapter' ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐

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Reckless

Reckless TikTok Made Me Buy It! The epic romantasy series not to be missed by Lauren Roberts

THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING SERIES! OVER A MILLION COPIES SOLD. Praise for Powerless : ‘Nothing short of epic’ Rosie Talbot, bestselling author of  Sixteen Souls ' A thrilling fantasy with the most delicious slow-burn romance' M.A. Kuzniar, bestselling author of  Midnight in Everwood ‘A masterpiece’  Goodreads Reader Review ‘Everyone needs to read it’  TikTok Review ‘The BEST book I’ve read’  NetGalley Reader Review ‘A sizzling slice of fantasy romance’  Booksellers Review ‘Incredible and impressive’  Goodreads Reader Reader ‘A riveting fantasy debut’  Bookseller Review  ‘This destroyed me... In a good way!’  Bookseller Review With more than 60 million views on TikTok, the second heart-racing instalment in this bestselling and sizzling fantasy romance trilogy. Perfect for fans of Fourth Wing and The Hunger Games. The kingdom of Ilya is in turmoil… After surviving the Purging Trials, Ordinary-born Paedyn Gray has killed the King, and kickstarted a Resistance throughout the land. Now she’s running from the one person she had wanted to run to. Kai Azer is now Ilya’s Enforcer, loyal to his brother Kitt, the new King. He has vowed to find Paedyn and bring her to justice.   Across the deadly Scorches, and deep into the hostile city of Dor, Kai pursues the one person he wishes he didn’t have to. But in a city without Elites, the balance between the hunter and hunted shifts – and the battle between duty and desire is deadly. Be swept away by this bestselling, dagger-to-the-throat romantasy trilogy taking the world by storm.  Powerless  and Powerful  available now.  Follow Lauren Roberts on TikTok and Instagram @LaurenRobertsLibrary.

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Murder in New Orleans

Murder in New Orleans by Denise Jaden

When Mallory Beck wins a food tour experience in New Orleans, she invites teenage Amber, her foodie BFF, to join her on a road trip of French and creole cuisine. Mallory's cat-sitter cancels at the last minute, and presumptuous, cheeky Hunch helps himself to shotgun in Mallory's Prius. A good thing, too, because when a know-it-all food tour participant turns up dead and wrapped in Mardi Gras beads, they'll need Hunch's keen nose to sniff out any foul play. Surrounded by tight-lipped locals and voodoo theories, Mallory and her team of sleuths have their work cut out for them to clear Amber's name from suspicion and get to the bottom of what happened to the Po' Boy who didn't make it through to the last stop on the food tour. You'll love the strong friendships and the cranky crime-solving cat who thinks he's a dog in this new whodunit. Order Murder in New Orleans now!

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Gild

Gild The dark fantasy romance TikTok sensation that’s sold over a million copies by Raven Kennedy

THE DARK FANTASY TIKTOK SENSATION AND SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER THAT'S SOLD OVER A MILLION COPIES **PERFECT FOR FANS OF SARAH J. MAAS AND JENNIFER L. ARMENTROUT** 'Read this series NOW! I felt like I was in the story watching and holding my breath the entire time' 5***** Reader Review 'Sexy and touching all at the same time . . . and that plot twist, OMG' 5***** Reader Review _______ Locked away in King Midas' kingdom, I have never known freedom. They say it's for my own safety, but now I'm not so sure. Because when political upheaval sees me sent to travel across kingdoms, everything I thought I knew about King Midas is shattered . . . The world has only ever heard his story. Now it's time to hear mine. _______ 'A spectacularly written, engaging, imaginative retelling of the ancient myth of King Midas' 5***** Reader Review 'I literally devoured this book in one sitting' 5***** Reader Review **Content warning: sexual violence**

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The Wyth Courts

The Wyth Courts Complete Series by Juliana Haygert

Over 1200 pages of action and adventure, dark destinies, fated mates, and steamy romance! Join Cade and Amber, Ashton and Hayley, Varian and Layla, Red and Blair as they fight against the odds that keep them apart in a magical land! Includes: Winter King (Book 1) Spring Warrior (Book 2) Summer Prince (Book 3) Autumn Rebel (Book 4)

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Don't Look Back

Don't Look Back by Rachel Grant

**Special pre-order price** Sometimes history is better left buried… Six months after barely escaping a nightmare, Kira Hanson is ready to take the trip of a lifetime—one she hopes will answer questions about her father’s clandestine work recovering art stolen during World War II. But before she boards her flight, she’s waylaid by a friend in need and finally comes face-to-face with the Navy SEAL who saved her six months ago and then ghosted her. Lieutenant Commander Randall Fallon is thrilled to cross paths with the shy art historian, but within minutes of their reunion he learns she’s in danger once again. Uneasy with the idea of her embarking on a trip to track down art thieves on her own, he just might have to reprise his role as undercover bodyguard and follow her to Europe posing as an art buyer. Things heat up between Kira and Rand when he tracks her down in Malta, but it soon becomes clear that Rand’s instincts were correct. Kira’s digging into her father’s secrets has unearthed an unexpected enemy.

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No Plan B

No Plan B The unputdownable new Jack Reacher thriller from the No.1 bestselling authors by Lee Child & Andrew Child

The gripping new Jack Reacher thriller from the No.1 bestselling authors Lee Child and Andrew Child. When your name is Jack Reacher, the truth is always worth doing time for. Gerrardsville, Colorado. One tragic event. Two witnesses. Two conflicting accounts. One witness sees a woman throw herself in front of a bus - clearly suicide. The other witness is Jack Reacher. And he sees what really happened - a man in grey hoodie and jeans, swift and silent as a shadow, pushing the victim to her death, before grabbing her bag and sauntering away. Reacher follows the killer, not knowing that this was no random act of violence. It is part of something much bigger...a sinister, secret conspiracy, with powerful people on the take, enmeshed in an elaborate plot that leaves no room for error. If any step is compromised, the threat will have to be quickly and permanently removed. Because when the threat is Reacher, there is No Plan B... 'Perfectly plotted, with bigger twists than ever before' KARIN SLAUGHTER 'The world's favourite hero packs an even harder punch than ever' PETER JAMES Although the Jack Reacher novels can be read in any order, No Plan B is the 27th book in the internationally bestselling series. And be sure not to miss Reacher's newest adventure, no.29, In Too Deep ! **AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER NOW** No Plan B was a No. 1 Sunday Times bestseller in May 2023.

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Broken Bay

Broken Bay by Margaret Hickey

Old loyalties and decades-long feuds rise to the surface in this stunning crime novel, set in a spectacular Australian landscape known for its jagged cliffs and hidden caves. Detective Sergeant Mark Ariti has taken a few days’ holiday in Broken Bay at precisely the wrong time. The small fishing town on South Australia’s Limestone Coast is now the scene of a terrible tragedy. Renowned cave diver Mya Rennik has drowned while exploring a sinkhole on the land of wealthy farmer Frank Doyle. As the press descends, Mark’s boss orders him to stay put and assist the police operation. But when they retrieve Mya's body, a whole new mystery is opened up, around the disappearance of a young local woman twenty years before . . . Suddenly Mark is diving deep into the town’s history - and in particular the simmering rivalry between its two most prominent families, the Doyles and Sinclairs. Then a murder takes place at the Sinclairs’ old home – and Mark is left wondering which is more dangerous: Broken Bay’s hidden subterranean world or the secretive town above it . . . ‘Margaret Hickey blazed on to the Australian crime writing scene with Cutters End … [She] excels at using the setting to add tension and, here, it is the South Australian coast and limestone caves . . . A fresh setting for a crime novel, and the underwater scenes are suffocatingly horrifying.’ Weekend Australian ‘While the story of small-town loves, rivalries and misdemeanours is well done, it is, as always, Hickey’s observations of rural life that are completely engaging.’ Sunday Age ‘This is the third novel featuring Detective Mark Ariti, and a ripper it is too . . . A fabulous addition to the wealth of Bush Noir novels available, and I recommend it highly.’ Good Reading 'A tour de force.' A ustralian Women's Weekly on Cutters End 'Astonishingly assured crime novel. A pitch perfect outback noir.' Weekend Australian on Cutters End 'Hickey nicely layers the intrigue as we follow the always likeable Ariti, who once again discovers just how secretive and bizarre life in the rural hinterland can be.' Sydney Morning Herald on Stone Town Cutters End was the winner of the BAD Danger Prize 2022 and was shortlisted for the Ned Kelly Award for Best First Fiction 2022.

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The Mediterranean Slow Cooker Cookbook

The Mediterranean Slow Cooker Cookbook by Diane Phillips

“Phillips explores traditional recipes that call for tagines, clay pots, and copper stockpots, and modernizes them with her favorite electric appliance.” — Publishers Weekly   Savor the unforgettable flavors of the Mediterranean using a slow cooker! These eighty recipes are devoted to such iconic dishes as Beef in Barolo from Italy, Braised Basque Chicken from Spain, Bouillabaisse from France, and Spicy Tagines from Morocco. With a source guide for unusual ingredients and helpful streamlined techniques, these slow-cooked specialties are simple to make and even easier to eat.   Recipes include: Greek Egg and Lemon Soup Syrian-Style Lamb with Saffron Turkey au Vin Halibut Provençal Paella Valenciana Lasagna Bolognese Frittata Creamy French Onion Soup Ratatouille And more

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What Have You Done?

What Have You Done? The addictive and haunting new thriller from the Richard & Judy bestselling author by Shari Lapena

The unputdownable new thriller from the 'queen of the one-sit read' and No.1 bestselling author of Everyone Here is Lying ‘I inhaled this book in less than 48 hours . . . What Have You Done? exceeded all expectations. ' - LIZ NUGENT , No.1 bestselling author of Strange Sally Diamond ' What Have You Done? is a brilliant thriller . What you should do is buy it.' CARA HUNTER , the Sunday Times bestselling author of Murder in the Family ‘The queen of page-turners. ’ - ANDREA MARA , No.1 Sunday Times bestselling author of No One Saw a Thing Nothing ever happens in sleepy little Fairhill, Vermont. The teenagers get their kicks telling ghost stories in the old graveyard. The parents trust their kids will arrive home safe from school. Everyone knows everyone. Curtains rarely twitch. Front doors are left unlocked. But this morning all of that will change. Because Diana Brewer isn’t lying safely in her bed where she belongs. Instead she lies in a hayfield, circled by vultures, discovered by a local farmer. How quickly a girl becomes a ghost. How quickly a town of friendly, familiar faces becomes a town of suspects, a place of fear and paranoia. Someone in Fairhill did this. Everyone wants answers. And one innocent question could be deadly. _______ ' Captivating .' Publishers Weekly 'The novel’s emotional heft will linger with readers.' Kirkus ' Lapena is a master of suspense , and she doesn’t disappoint here .' Library Journal Praise for Shari Lapena: 'A modern master of the psychological thriller.' STEVE CAVANAGH 'Shari Lapena keeps you guessing until the very last page.' PAULA HAWKINS 'The undisputed queen of dysfunctional families.' CLARE MACKINTOSH 'An expert in both pace and the placing of clues and misdirections.' Literary Review 'Shari Lapena is the queen of the "just one more chapter" read.' SARAH VAUGHAN

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Has Anyone Seen Charlotte Salter?

Has Anyone Seen Charlotte Salter? The unputdownable new thriller from the bestselling author and a Richard & Judy Book Club pick by Nicci French

PRE-ORDER THE LAST DAYS OF KIRA MULLAN , COMING SPRING 2025! A RICHARD & JUDY BOOK CLUB PICK 'One of their very best. Compelling, moving and beautifully written . . .  an absolute winner'  Observer ‘Classic Nicci French: an unputdownable missing-persons thriller that’s also a searing examination of family, memory and grief. A big-skied, full-blooded, broken-hearted book' Erin Kelly She’s loved by all who meet her. But someone wants her gone . . . Then  When beautiful and vivacious Charlotte Salter fails to turn up to her husband Alec’s 50th birthday party, her kids are worried, but Alec is not. As the days pass and there’s still no word from Charlie, her daughter, Etty, and her sons, Niall, Paul and Ollie, all struggle to come to terms with her disappearance. How can anyone just vanish without a trace? Left with no answers and in limbo, the Salter children try and go on with their lives, all the while thinking that their mother’s killer is potentially very close to home. Now After years away, Etty returns home to the small East Anglian village where she grew up to help move her father into a care home. Now in his eighties, Alec has dementia and often mistakes his daughter for her mother.  Etty is a changed woman from the trouble-free girl she was when Charlie was still around - all the Salter children have spent decades running and hiding from their mother’s disappearance. But when their childhood friends, Greg and Morgen Ackerley, decide to do a podcast about Charlotte’s disappearance, it seems like the town’s buried secrets – and the Salters’ – might finally come to light. After all this time, will they finally find out what really happened to Charlotte Salter? PRAISE FOR NICCI FRENCH:  'Fantastic - a breathless drumbeat of dread and suspense . . . no one does it better than Nicci French'  Lee Child 'Expertly paced, psychologically sharp, thoroughly enjoyable'  Louise Candlish 'Heart-thumping, head-scratching, nail-biting stuff'  Erin Kelly 'Perfection'  Sophie Hannah 'No-one does the dark distortion of good intentions like Nicci French'  Cara Hunter 'An absolute masterclass of crime writing'  Kate Rhodes 'As well as a fantastic mystery, Nicci French has written  a powerful, moving and wise story about the damage that loss does to families, with characters you can’t forget. I loved it' Jo Callaghan   

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Yours Truly

Yours Truly A charming and hilarious second-chance rom-com from the author of THE FRIEND ZONE by Abby Jimenez

A novel of terrible first impressions, hilarious second chances and the joy in finding the perfect match from 'a true talent' (EMILY HENRY). Readers are absolutely loving Yours Truly ! 'Literally the best book I ever read' ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ 'This author has blown me away before but this book . . . I can't even. I will need some serious time to recover. It was everything and more' ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ 'Can you be in love with a book? That's me right now. In love. This was just magnificent. My favourite book of Abby Jimenez and top read of the year I'm calling it right now. Chef's kiss' ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ 'OK, this is the best romance I've ever read. I loved everything about it' ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ 'This book deserves all the stars in the universe' ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ 'If I could give this book infinite stars I would but for now it gets a 5 star' ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ 'Things I loved about this book . . . I mean it's literally everything. Not a single flaw' ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ 'Wow. wow. WOW. Every book I've read of Abby's just gets better and better' ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ......................... Dr Briana Ortiz's life is seriously flatlining. Her divorce is just about finalised, her brother's running out of time to find a kidney donor, and that promotion she wants . . . ? Oh, that's probably going to the new man-doctor who's already registering eighty-friggin'-seven on Briana's 'pain in my ass' scale. But just when all systems are set to hate, Dr Jacob Maddox completely flips the game . . . by sending Briana a letter. It's a really good letter. Like the kind that proves that Jacob isn't actually Satan. Worse, he might be this fantastically funny and subversively likeable guy who's terrible at first impressions. Because suddenly he and Bri are exchanging letters, sharing lunch dates in her 'sob closet' and discussing the merits of freakishly tiny horses. When Jacob turns out to be the perfect donor for her brother, Bri starts to realise that this quietly sexy new doctor might just be her perfect match, too. 'Abby Jimenez's words . . . sprinkle humour and warmth all over my life' ALI HAZELWOOD ......................... FIND OUT WHY READERS ARE FALLING IN LOVE WITH ABBY JIMENEZ . . . 'Sweet and achingly romantic - a truly wonderful love story' BETH O'LEARY 'Full of fierce humour and fiercer heart' CASEY MCQUISTON 'A deliciously hot, sweet debut. This book is an absolute treat' L. G. SHEN

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The Women

The Women by Kristin Hannah

'A master storyteller' Delia Owens, bestselling author of Where the Crawdads Sing 'Stuns with sacrifice. Uplifts with heroism. A long overdue tribute to the brave women nurses who served in Viet Nam' Bonnie Garmus, #1 international bestselling author of Lessons in Chemistry 'You would be hard-pressed to find a book club that has not discussed one of her novels' New York Times From the worldwide bestselling author of The Four Winds , The Nightingale and Firefly Lane (a Number One series on Netflix) , The Women is a story of devastating loss and epic love. It is both an intimate portrait of a woman coming of age in a dangerous time and a story of a nation divided by war. It would be the journey of a lifetime . . . ' Women can be heroes, too '. When twenty-year-old nursing student, Frances "Frankie" McGrath, hears these unexpected words, it is a revelation. Raised on California's idyllic Coronado Island and sheltered by her conservative parents, she has always prided herself on doing the right thing, being a good girl. But in 1965 the world is changing, and she suddenly imagines a different path for her life. When her brother ships out to serve in Vietnam, she impulsively joins the Army Nurses Corps and follows his path. As green and inexperienced as the young men sent to Vietnam to fight, Frankie is overwhelmed by the chaos and destruction of war, as well as the unexpected trauma of coming home to a changed America. Frankie will also discover the true value of female friendship and the heartbreak that love can cause. The Women is the story of one woman who goes to war, but it shines a light on the story of all women who put themselves in harm's way to help others. Women whose sacrifice and commitment to their country has been all too often forgotten. A novel of searing insight and lyrical beauty, The Women is a profoundly emotional, richly drawn story with a memorable heroine whose extraordinary idealism and courage under fire define an era. PRAISE FOR KRISTIN HANNAH 'Powerful and compelling' Christy Lefteri, bestselling author of The Beekeeper of Aleppo 'You would be hard-pressed to find a book club that has not discussed one of her novels' New York Times 'A rich, compelling novel of love, sacrifice and survival' - Kate Morton 'A masterclass' - Karen Swan 'Powerful' - Matt Haig

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Onyx Storm

Onyx Storm DISCOVER THE FOLLOW-UP TO THE GLOBAL PHENOMENONS, FOURTH WING AND IRON FLAME! by Rebecca Yarros

THE STORM IS COMING . . . Get ready to fly or die in the breathtaking follow-up to Fourth Wing and Iron Flame from the no. 1 Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling author Rebecca Yarros. Pre-order your copy now! OTHER BOOKS IN THE EMPYREAN SERIES: FOURTH WING IRON FLAME

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Every Last Suspect

Every Last Suspect The gripping new thriller novel from the bestselling author of YOU NEED TO KNOW, for fans of Sally Hepworth, Nina Simon and Jessie Stephens by Nicola Moriarty

Who killed Harriet? The unputdownable new thriller from the bestselling author of You Need to Know. Complicated, driven, loving. Manipulative, irresistible, monstrous. Love or hate her, Harriet Osman is impossible to turn down. But someone in her life has finally snapped, leaving her face-down in a pool of her own blood. Harriet isn't one to die quietly though, and she is determined to reveal her killer before she goes. Was it her devoted husband, Malek, with a violent past? Her best friend and lover, Victoria, with a deadly secret only Harriet knew? Or the new woman in her life, fellow school mum Karen? The one with an impeccable reputation ... or so she says. Bullying, friendships and games (in and out of the bedroom) combine with envy, lust and revenge, creating a darkly twisted tale of drama and suspense where the question isn't who killed Harriet, but why did it take them so long to do it? 'Compelling ... With a strong narrative drive and a tightly wound plot, Every Last Suspect is Nicola Moriarty's best yet.' Books+Publishing Praise for Nicola Moriarty: 'Nicola Moriarty has a gift for domestic drama, cracking pace, and skillful narrative timing' Sydney Morning Herald 'Moriarty builds tension expertly' The Australian 'A masterful plotter' Better Reading

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The Secret

The Secret The gripping new crime thriller in the Jack Reacher series from the Sunday Times No.1 bestselling authors by Lee Child & Andrew Child

The gripping new Jack Reacher thriller from the No.1 bestselling authors Lee Child and Andrew Child. Chicago. 1992. A hospital patient wakes to find two strangers by his bed. They show him a list of names and ask a simple but impossible question. Minutes later he falls to his death from his twelfth-floor window - a fall which generates some unexpected attention. That attention comes from the Secretary of Defense, who calls for an inter-agency task force to investigate. Jack Reacher, recently demoted from Major, is assigned as the Army's representative. If he gets a result, great. If not, he's a convenient fall guy. Reacher may be an exceptional military investigator, but office politics aren't what gets him up in the morning. As he races to identify a cold-blooded killer and uncover a secret that stretches back 23 years, he must navigate around his new partners. Will Reacher bring the bad guys to justice the official way . . . or his way? PRAISE FOR THE JACK REACHER SERIES ' There's only one Jack Reacher. Accept no substitutes.' MICK HERRON ' Jack Reacher is today's James Bond, a thriller hero we can't get enough of.' KEN FOLLETT ' Everyone needs to kick some butt sometimes, even if it's just imaginary.' JOJO MOYES Includes an exclusive first look of IN TOO DEEP, the newest Jack Reacher thriller ***AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER NOW*** Although the Jack Reacher novels can be read in any order, The Secret is the 28th book in the internationally bestselling series. The Secret was a No. 1 Sunday Times bestseller in October and November 2023.

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The Briar Club

The Briar Club by Kate Quinn

The New York Times bestselling author of The Diamond Eye and The Rose Code returns with a haunting and powerful story of female friendships and secrets in a Washington, DC, boardinghouse during the McCarthy era. Washington, D.C., 1950 Everyone keeps to themselves at Briarwood House, an all-female boarding house in the heart of the US capital, where secrets hide behind respectable facades. But when the mysterious Grace March moves into the attic room, she draws her oddball collection of neighbours – a poised English beauty, a policeman’s daughter, a frustrated female baseball star, and a rabidly pro-McCarthy typist – into an unlikely friendship. Grace’s weekly attic-room dinner parties and window-brewed sun tea become a healing balm on all their troubled lives, but she hides a terrible secret of her own. And when a shocking act of violence tears the house apart, the Briar Club must decide once and for all: who is the true enemy in their midst? Capturing the paranoia of the McCarthy era and evoking the changing roles for women in postwar America, The Briar Club is an intimate and thrilling novel of secrets and loyalty put to the test. 'This powerful, unforgettable historical romance is for fans of Mary Anna Evans's Justine Byrne series and stories with strong women characters' Starred Library Journal Review 'Compulsively readable, The Briar Club will find eager readers in those who love woman-led historical fiction with rich, appealing characters' Starred Booklist Review 'Blending suspense with themes of class struggle and female empowerment, this is a thrilling addition to Quinn's repertoire’ Glamour Magazine Reviews Praise for THE BRIAR CLUB: 'This powerful, unforgettable historical romance is for fans of Mary Anna Evans's Justine Byrne series and stories with strong women characters' Starred Library Journal Review 'Compulsively readable, The Briar Club will find eager readers in those who love woman-led historical fiction with rich, appealing characters' Starred Booklist Review 'A Mcarthy-era caper. Quinn evocatively balances the outward cheerfulness of the 1950s with historical observations exploring racism, misogyny, homophobia and political persecution in this sharply drawn, gripping novel' People Magazine, Pick of the Week 'Blending suspense with themes of class struggle and female empowerment, this is a thrilling addition to Quinn's repertoire’ Glamour Magazine 'If you’ve never read a Kate Quinn novel, there’s no time like the present. The Briar Club is a murder mystery wrapped up in the stories of multiple women [that’s] a delightful read. Quinn creates characters readers will care about and root for' The Associated Press Praise for Kate Quinn: ‘Recommend it to all lovers of smart historical fiction’ Booklist ‘Exciting … historical fiction fans will be riveted’ Publishers Weekly ‘Readers looking for a new and unique viewpoint of World War II with a mystery to solve and a light touch of romance will dive deep into this story’ Library Journal

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A Thousand Broken Pieces

A Thousand Broken Pieces by Tillie Cole

READ THE HEARTBREAKING SEQUEL TO THE TIKTOK SENSATION A THOUSAND BOY KISSES . . . A beautiful and life-affirming novel about grief, love and friendship from the international bestselling phenomenon Tillie Cole --- CAN TWO BROKEN HEARTS MAKE A WHOLE . . . ? After losing her beloved sister three years ago, Savanna Litchfield has been living half a life. When Savannah's therapist suggests joining a trip around the world for grieving teens she agrees to go clutching tightly to the unread journal her sister left behind. Seventeen-year-old Cael Woods is angry. One year after losing his older brother his life has spiralled. Once the most promising hockey player in the junior league, Cael can no longer step onto the ice. When his parents sign him up for a trip abroad no part of him wants to go. As Cael and Savannah embark on a journey they begin to find solace in each other. As they start to heal piece by broken piece, could this be the start of a love they never thought they'd feel again? --- Readers love A Thousand Broken Pieces ‘I didn’t want to finish because I knew what was coming and the tears were really starting to form’ ***** Reader Reviews ‘I am always amazed that a person can provoke so much emotion with just words typed on paper but Tillie Cole did not just provoke emotion-she crushed my heart’ ***** Reader Reviews ‘Heartbreaking in so many ways. If you need an ugly cry, this will do it!’ ***** Reader Reviews ‘I absolutely cannot wait to fall back into a book hangover after reading this’ ***** Reader Reviews

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Dead Beside The Thames

Dead Beside The Thames by Stephanie Laurens

#1 NYT-bestselling author Stephanie Laurens returns with a confounding case that sees her favorite sleuths acting to save a friend wrongly accused of murder. When a detested viscount is found murdered by the banks of the Thames and Charlie Hastings becomes the prime suspect, Barnaby and Penelope Adair join forces with Stokes to discover the real story behind the unexpected killing.   Charlie Hastings is astonished to find himself accused of murdering Viscount Sedbury. Admittedly, Charlie had two heated altercations with Sedbury in the hours preceding the man’s death, but as Charlie is quick to point out to Stokes – and to Barnaby and Penelope – there are a multitude of others in the ton who will be delighted to learn of Sedbury’s demise. As Penelope, Barnaby, and Stokes start assembling a suspect list, Charlie’s prediction proves only too accurate. Yet the most puzzling aspect is who on earth managed to kill Sedbury. The man was a hulking brute, large, very strong, and known as a vicious brawler. Who managed to subdue him enough to strangle him? As the number of suspects steadily increases, the investigators are forced to ask if, perhaps, one of their suspects hired a killer capable of taking Sedbury down. With that possibility thrown into the calculations, narrowing their suspect list becomes a futile exercise. Their pursuit of the truth leads them to investigate the many shady avenues of Sedbury’s life, much to the consternation of Sedbury’s father, the Marquess of Rattenby. Rattenby does not want Sedbury’s distasteful proclivities exposed for all the world to see, further harming the other family members who Sedbury has taken great delight in tormenting for most of his life. In the end, the resolution of the crime lies in old-fashioned policing coupled with the fresh twists Barnaby and Penelope bring to Scotland Yard’s efforts. And when the truth is finally revealed, it raises questions that strike to the very heart of justice and what, with such a victim and such a murderer, true justice actually means.   A historical novel of 62,500 words interweaving mystery and murder with a touch of romance.

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The North Wind

The North Wind by Alexandria Warwick

A lush and enchanting fantasy romance, inspired by Beauty and the Beast and the myth of Hades and Persephone. Beloved by readers on TikTok.   Wren of Edgewood is no stranger to suffering. With her parents gone, it is Wren’s responsibility to ensure she and her sister survive the harsh and endless winter, but if the legends are to be believed, their home may not be safe for much longer.   For three hundred years, the land surrounding Edgewood has been encased in ice as the Shade, a magical barrier that protects the townsfolk from the Deadlands beyond, weakens. Only one thing can stop the Shade’s fall: the blood of a mortal woman bound in wedlock to the North Wind, a dangerous immortal whose heart is said to be as frigid as the land he rules. And the time has come to choose his bride.   When the North Wind sets his eyes on Wren’s sister, Wren will do anything to save her – even if it means sacrificing herself in the process. But mortal or not, Wren won’t go down without a fight.

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Happy Place

Happy Place The must-read holiday romance for 2024 from the Sunday Times bestselling author by Emily Henry

'Hilarious and wise… Another knockout’ Taylor Jenkins Reid 'One of my favourite authors' Colleen Hoover ‘A must-read book of the year’ Lauren Asher ----- Two exes. One pact. Could this holiday change everything? Harriet and Wyn are the perfect couple - they go together like bread and butter, gin and tonic, Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds. Every year, they take a holiday from their lives to drink far too much wine with their favourite people in the world. Except this year, they are lying through their teeth, because Harriet and Wyn broke up six months ago. And they still haven't told anyone. But the cottage is for sale so this is the last time they'll all be here together. They can't bear to break their best friends' hearts so they'll fake it for one more week. But how can you pretend to be in love - and get away with it - in front of the people who know you best? Brimming with characters you can't help but fall for and off-the-charts chemistry, HAPPY PLACE is Emily Henry doing what she does best! ----- 'Another Emily Henry masterpiece' Hannah Grace, ICEBREAKER ' Heartfelt and hilarious . This book is my happy place !' Lucy Score, THINGS WE NEVER GOT OVER ' Smart , sunny , sexy and also a gorgeous story of female friendship ' Beth O’Leary, THE FLATSHARE 'The master of witty repartee' Daily Mail 'A heart-tugging masterpiece from the queen of romance ' Ali Hazelwood, THE LOVE HYPOTHESIS 'One of the current stars of romantic fiction ' Independent 'If I could climb inside any book it would be this one ' Culturefly 'Emily Henry's books should be prescribed. Not only will they make you happy , her latest may just make you fall in love with falling in love again ' Woman's Weekly ' Tender and sexy , bittersweet with Henry's trademark warmth ' Bolu Babalola, HONEY & SPICE Happy Place, Number 1 Sunday Times bestseller, May 2023

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Liv Is Not A Loser

Liv Is Not A Loser The hilarious and heartwarming romcom of the year by Lauren Ford

Should Liv take herself out of the friend zone, or are they better off there? Liv Granger  has been flailing through life since her teens. When her brother,  Joe , announces his engagement to his long-term boyfriend, Liv realises that she has never been able to commit to anything – a career, a fixed address, a relationship – and she may, in fact, be a massive loser. With the help of Joe and  Henry , her oldest friend, Liv comes up with the Loser List: ten tasks to change her life. The most challenging – three dates with the same person. After each increasingly disastrous date, Henry is always there to the rescue. Has what she’s been looking for been right in front of her the whole time? Between restraining her mother’s wedding planning and doing everything in her power to not be her father’s wingman for his various short-lived girlfriends, Liv learns that the path to self-improvement needs to start with a little self-acceptance… A laugh-out-loud romantic comedy for fans of Sophia Money-Coutts, Sarah Hogle and Sally Thorne. Praise for  Liv is Not a Loser ‘A delight to read...  hilarious, heartwarming, and healing . Henry and Liv's friends-to-lovers journey was  swoon-worthy ’ Camilla Isley ‘ Glorious fun and full of warmth , with a red-hot cinnamon bun love interest. Heartily recommended!’ Laura Starkey ‘An adorable story that  you won't put down until you've turned the last page . This is definitely  a romance author to be watched ! What a way to brighten my weekend’ Aimee Brown ‘Snort-laughed my coffee on one too many occasions and the last twenty odd pages had me grinning like a Cheshire Cat.  A laugh-out-loud story with heart !’ Caroline Khoury ' Such a great romcom ,  so funny  but filled with so much heart too' Luci Adams ‘ Full of whip-smart wit, a great crop of characters and a plot that felt relatable … a fantastic debut and I cannot wait to read more from Lauren Ford’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Reader review ‘A romcom novel that  will have you laughing, crying, and asking why you relate so badly . The slow burn romance made me flick through pages quicker than Liv made poor life choices…  an easy and cosy read ’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Reader review ‘ A cute romcom . It was thoroughly enjoyable and filled with witty characters…  a must-read !’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Reader review ‘ Such a good read . It literally had me laughing out loud in spots.  I will definitely be recommending this book to my friends ’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Reader review ‘ I love a book with great banter – and this one had it in spades . I both laughed out loud and cried at points’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Reader review ‘Fabulous.  All the characters are relatable and likeable  and it was an absolute pleasure reading about Liv and all her family and friends’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Reader review ‘ This book had me laughing out loud . I saw so much of my younger self in Liv and just wanted to tell her that it would all work out’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Reader review

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Lady in the Lake

Lady in the Lake 'Haunting . . . Extraordinary.' STEPHEN KING by Laura Lippman

**SOON TO BE A MAJOR APPLE TV+ SERIES STARRING NATALIE PORTMAN** 'A real triumph of storytelling and suspense.' Daily Mail 'A very special kind of twisted genius.' SARAH HILARY 'Complex, hard-hitting and unflinching' Irish Times 'Aching, thoughtful, and compulsively readable.' Vanity Fair A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Cleo Sherwood disappeared eight months ago. Aside from her parents and the two sons she left behind, no one seems to have noticed. It isn't hard to understand why: it's 1966 and neither the police, the public nor the papers care much when Negro women go missing. Maddie Schwartz - recently separated from her husband, working her first job as an assistant at the Baltimore Sun - wants one thing: a byline. When she hears about an unidentified body that's been pulled out of the fountain in Druid Hill Park, Maddie thinks she is about to uncover a story that will finally get her name in print. What she can't imagine is how much trouble she will cause by chasing a story that no-one wants her to tell. What readers are saying: ***** 'A twisty, thrilling, mesmerising ride. I couldn't put it down!' ***** 'It was a delight reading this book. I enjoyed the insight into each character. The mystery was always there, but with a different twist.' ***** 'It really grabbed me. . . more than a simple detective novel.' ***** 'The absolute best Lippman to date. . . This novel grabbed me in the first pages and didn't let go.'

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Baby Worth Billions

Baby Worth Billions by Lynne Graham

A one-night baby can only mean one thing to the richest man of all — a wedding! Enjoy this sparkling marriage of convenience story by bestselling author Lynne Graham. Cinderella is pregnant...and must marry the world’s richest man! Raj Belanger has everything money can buy, but something he never desired — the responsibility for his orphaned baby niece, Pansy. His wretched upbringing convinces him she’s best with her aunt, artist Sunshine Barker. Until bohemian Sunny upends his carefully controlled life... Little Pansy is Sunny’s world. Yet, her magnetic attraction to Raj and their explosive night together shakes her to the core. Six weeks later, Sunny discovers she’s expecting. And Raj’s solution is the biggest shock of all — he’ll claim his child by claiming Sunny as his bride! Mills & Boon Modern — Escape to exotic locations where passion knows no bounds.

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Ugly Love

Ugly Love by Colleen Hoover

  From Colleen Hoover, the #1  Sunday Times  bestselling author of  It Ends with Us,  a heart-wrenching love story that proves attraction at first sight can be messy. When Tate Collins meets airline pilot Miles Archer, she doesn't think it's love at first sight. They wouldn’t even go so far as to consider themselves friends. The only thing Tate and Miles have in common is an undeniable mutual attraction. Once their desires are out in the open, they realise they have the perfect set-up. He doesn’t want love, she doesn’t have time for love, so that just leaves the sex. Their arrangement could be surprisingly seamless, as long as Tate can stick to the only two rules Miles has for her. Never ask about the past. Don’t expect a future. They think they can handle it, but realise almost immediately they can’t handle it at all. Hearts get infiltrated. Promises get broken. Rules get shattered. Love gets ugly.  

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Bridgerton

Bridgerton The Duke and I by Julia Quinn

A #1 New York Times Bestseller  From #1 New York Times bestselling author Julia Quinn comes the story of Daphne Bridgerton, in the first of her beloved Regency-set novels featuring the charming, powerful Bridgerton family, now a series created by Shondaland for Netflix. In the ballrooms and drawing rooms of Regency London, rules abound. From their earliest days, children of aristocrats learn how to address an earl and curtsey before a prince—while other dictates of the ton are unspoken yet universally understood. A proper duke should be imperious and aloof. A young, marriageable lady should be amiable…but not too amiable. Daphne Bridgerton has always failed at the latter. The fourth of eight siblings in her close-knit family, she has formed friendships with the most eligible young men in London. Everyone likes Daphne for her kindness and wit. But no one truly desires her. She is simply too deuced honest for that, too unwilling to play the romantic games that captivate gentlemen. Amiability is not a characteristic shared by Simon Basset, Duke of Hastings. Recently returned to England from abroad, he intends to shun both marriage and society—just as his callous father shunned Simon throughout his painful childhood. Yet an encounter with his best friend’s sister offers another option. If Daphne agrees to a fake courtship, Simon can deter the mamas who parade their daughters before him. Daphne, meanwhile, will see her prospects and her reputation soar. The plan works like a charm—at first. But amid the glittering, gossipy, cut-throat world of London’s elite, there is only one certainty: love ignores every rule... This novel includes the 2nd epilogue, a peek at the story after the story.

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The Borrowed Life of Frederick Fife

The Borrowed Life of Frederick Fife by Anna Johnston

'A sincere, heartfelt and laugh-out-loud debut . . . a genuinely delightful read.' The Australian ‘Would you mind terribly, old boy, if I borrowed the rest of your life? I promise I’ll take excellent care of it.' Frederick Fife was born with an extra helping of kindness in his heart. If he borrowed your car he’d return it washed and polished, with a full tank of petrol. The problem is, he has no one left to borrow from. At 82 he’s desperately lonely, broke and on the brink of homelessness. But Fred's luck changes when, in a bizarre case of mistaken identity, he takes the place of cranky Bernard Greer at Wattle River Nursing Home. Suddenly he has a roof over his head, warm meals in his belly and, most importantly, the chance to be part of a family again. Fingers crossed his poker face is in better nick than his prostate, or the jig is up. As Fred walks in Bernard’s shoes (and underpants), he discovers more about the man’s past - and what it would take to return a broken life to mint condition. Bittersweet and remarkably perceptive, The Borrowed Life of Frederick Fife is a feel-good novel about forgiveness, redemption and finding family. 'You’ll be utterly charmed by this stunning debut. We all need a Frederick Fife in our lives.' Amanda Hampson, author of THE TEA LADIES 'An endearing story about an Aussie battler with a heart of gold. This book is like a big, warm hug - I couldn't get enough of Fred Fife and his borrowed life.' Kerryn Mayne, author of LENNY MARKS GETS AWAY WITH MURDER 'I adored this big-hearted novel that shows it is never too late to find a family. Tender, wise and laugh-out-loud funny, it is a tonic for the soul.' Joanna Nell, author of MRS WINTERBOTTOM TAKES A GAP YEAR 'What a glorious story it is – I absolutely loved it! Anna has created a wonderfully diverse cast of funny, flawed, and completely relatable characters. Fred is one of life’s unsung heroes – a loveable rogue with a big heart for whom kindness towards others comes as naturally as breathing. It was an absolute joy to follow him on his poignant, hilarious and at times precarious journey to find the happy ending that he so richly deserved.' Ruth Hogan, author of THE KEEPER OF LOST THINGS

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My Favourite Mistake

My Favourite Mistake The No. 1 Sunday Times bestseller by Marian Keyes

THE HILARIOUS AND HEARTWARMING SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER MUST-READ OF THE SUMMER 'Keyes is a powerhouse' The Sunday Times 'What heaven . . . wish it could go on forever' Nigella Lawson 'Unbelievable . . . so much talent' Chris Evans --- Anna has just lost her taste for the Big Apple… She has a life to envy. An apartment in New York. A well-meaning (too well-meaning?) partner. And a high-flying job in beauty PR. Who wouldn’t want all that? Anna, it turns out. Trading a minor midlife crisis for a major life event, she switches the skyscrapers of Manhattan for the tiny Irish town of Maumtully (population 1,217), helping old friends Brigit and Colm set up a luxury coastal retreat. Tougher than it sounds. Newflash: the locals hate the idea. So much so, there have been threats – and violence. Anna, however, worked in the beauty industry. There’s no ugliness she hasn’t seen. No wrinkle she can’t smooth over. There’s just one fly in the ointment – old flame Joey Armstrong. He’s going to be her wingman. Never mind their chequered history. Never mind what might have been. Because no matter how far you go, your mistakes will still be waiting for you . . . --- 'Much to love . . . eye-wateringly comical ' Observer ' Warmhearted and deftly plotted page-turner. A celebration of kindness: that of family and friends' Sunday Telegraph 'You are all in for a treat . My Favourite Mistake is by turns hilarious and heart-breaking, with a very satisfying mystery at the heart of it too' Elly Griffiths 'Explodes with joyful humanity on every page' Sara Pascoe 'A great, big mystery romance that will make you laugh on every page. A marvel' Catherine Newman ' We love Marian for her humour, relatable style and wisdom - all of which are present here. A big-hearted read full of big feelings' Woman & Home ‘ Furiously funny and stealthily profound . There’s so much depth, but reading it made me feel happier and lighter than I have in ages – it’s sexy, smart, wise, touching and fun ' Daisy Buchanan 'A great read from this much-loved author' Prima Praise for Marian Keyes 'Delightfully funny' Daily Telegraph 'Funny, tender, completely absorbing!' Graham Norton 'An entertaining, growingly poignant contemporary tale' Sunday Times 'Funny, heartbreaking, achingly real' Jane Fallon 'Beautifully written, funny, heartbreaking and always wise - a proper treat' Daily Mail Readers are loving My Favourite Mistake ‘This book is hilarious, relatable, sexy and moving by turn and I inhaled it within a day. Fabulous ’ ***** Reader Review ‘I was absolutely overjoyed to be able to read and review this book and I left abandoned housework, children and much more behind as I indulged myself with this book. I literally did not want to put it down at all ’ ***** Reader Review ‘ OMG it’s good to have these lovely characters back!’ ***** Reader Review ‘The most magical of storytellers has done it again, the world would be a far sadder place without Marian Keyes ’ ***** Reader Review ‘it was engaging, funny, sad and everything in between with that wonderful familiarity certain book characters just have – brilliant’ ***** Reader Review Marian Keyes, Number 1 Sunday Times bestseller, April 2024 (UK) Marian Keyes, Number 1 bestseller, Republic of Ireland and Number 1 bestseller, South Africa [Nielsen Bookscan, April 2024]

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Pregnant Princess Bride

Pregnant Princess Bride by Caitlin Crews

The billionaire has fought his attraction to her for years...until a baby scandal binds them together forever in this dramatic romance by bestselling author Caitlin Crews! It’s one night only...until her royal pregnancy test! Attending Valentino Bonaparte’s convenient wedding is torture for Princess Carliz. Years ago, she shared an incandescent kiss with the brooding Italian — she’s craved more ever since. When the ceremony is called off, they finally get the chance to surrender to their wildest temptations. But in the morning, Valentino still walks away... Three months after their passionate night wrecked her forever, Carliz must tell Valentino he left her with more than a broken heart — she’s expecting his baby! And he’s determined his heir will not be illegitimate... Mills & Boon Modern — Escape to exotic locations where passion knows no bounds.

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A Court of Frost and Starlight

A Court of Frost and Starlight An unmissable companion tale to the GLOBALLY BESTSELLING, SENSATIONAL series by Sarah J. Maas

An unmissable companion tale to the GLOBAL PHENOMENON, romantic fantasy epic and TikTok sensation, ACOTAR. From multi-million and #1 Sunday Times bestselling author Sarah J. Maas. Maas has established herself as a fantasy fiction titan - Time Think Game of Thrones meets Buffy the Vampire Slayer with a drizzle of E.L. James – Telegraph Spiced with slick plotting and atmospheric world-building ... a page-turning delight – Guardian Sarah J. Maas does not disappoint … To be devoured with relish – Mail _________________________ In this companion tale to the bestselling A Court of Thorns and Roses series, Feyre, Rhys and their friends are working to rebuild the Night Court and the vastly changed world beyond after the events of A Court of Wings and Ruin. But Winter Solstice is finally near, and with it a hard-earned reprieve. Yet even the festive atmosphere can't keep the shadows of the past from looming. As Feyre navigates her first Winter Solstice as High Lady, she finds that those dearest to her have more wounds than she anticipated – scars that will have a far-reaching impact on the future of their court. _________________________ Sarah J. Maas is a global #1 bestselling author. Her books have sold millions of copies worldwide and have been translated into 38 languages. Discover the sweeping romantic fantasy that everyone's talking about for yourself.

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Throne of Glass

Throne of Glass From the # 1 Sunday Times best-selling author of A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas

'One of the best fantasy book series of the past decade' TIME Enter the realm. Unleash the darkness. Live the legend. In a land without magic, an assassin is summoned to the castle. Celaena Sardothien has no love for the vicious king who rules from his throne of glass, but she has not come to kill him. She has come to win her freedom. If she defeats twenty-three murderers, thieves, and warriors in a deadly competition, she will be released from prison to serve as the King's Champion. But something rotten dwells in the castle – and it's there to kill. When her competitors start dying mysteriously, one by one, Celaena's fight for freedom becomes a fight for survival – and a desperate quest to root out the evil before it destroys her world, and the people she has come to love. Thrilling and fierce, Throne of Glass is the first book in the #1 New York Times bestselling series that has captivated readers worldwide.

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The Woman in Me

The Woman in Me by Britney Spears

The Woman in Me  is a brave and astonishingly moving story about freedom, fame, motherhood, survival, faith, and hope. In June 2021, the whole world was listening as Britney Spears spoke in open court. The impact of sharing her voice—her truth—was undeniable, and it changed the course of her life and the lives of countless others. The Woman in Me reveals for the first time her incredible journey—and the strength at the core of one of the greatest performers in pop music history.   Written with remarkable candor and humor, Spears’s groundbreaking book illuminates the enduring power of music and love—and the importance of a woman telling her own story, on her own terms, at last.   

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Resurrection

Resurrection by Danielle Steel

Resurrection is a powerful story of family, survival and hope, from billion-copy bestselling author Danielle Steel. Darcy Gray leads a charmed life. A wildly successful blogger and influencer, she has spent twenty happy years with her husband, Charlie Gray, the equally high-powered head of a fashion retail empire. Together with their twin daughters, who are both studying abroad for college, they form one of New York’s wealthiest and most influential families. But when a shocking betrayal leaves Darcy reeling, she flees to Paris, devastated and nursing a broken heart. As she struggles to rebuild her sense of self, rumours of a dangerous new virus begin to circulate, forcing Darcy to take refuge at the home of eccentric retired actress, Sybille Carton, along with a fellow lodger, the handsome and enigmatic Bill Thompson. As the world enters a terrifying period of global lockdown, the Gray family are torn apart, scattered across two continents and three different countries. They must find ways to cope in the toughest of circumstances, letting go of old dreams and working towards new, unexpected futures. In times of terrible crisis, hope and resilience are what carry us through . . .

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Heir of Fire

Heir of Fire From the # 1 Sunday Times best-selling author of A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas

'One of the best fantasy book series of the past decade' TIME The heir of ash and fire bows to no one. A new threat rises in the third book in the #1 bestselling Throne of Glass series by Sarah J. Maas. Celaena Sardothien has survived deadly contests and shattering heartbreak, but now she must travel to a new land to confront her darkest truth. That truth could change her life - and her future - forever. Meanwhile, monstrous forces are gathering on the horizon, intent on enslaving her world. To defeat them, Celaena will need the strength not only to fight the evil that is about to be unleashed but also to harness her inner demons. If she is to win this battle, she must find the courage to face her destiny - and burn brighter than ever before. The third book in the #1 New York Times bestselling Throne of Glass series continues Celaena's epic journey from woman to warrior.

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Fire and Blood

Fire and Blood The inspiration for HBO’s House of the Dragon by George R.R. Martin

THE INSPIRATION FOR HBO AND SKY TV’S EMMY NOMINATED HOUSE OF THE DRAGON. Centuries before A Game of Thrones, an even greater game began, one that set the skies alight with dragon flame and saw the Seven Kingdoms turned to ash. So began the Targaryens’ bloody rule, with fire and blood. Setting brother against brother, mother against daughter, and dragon against dragon. Chronicled by a learned maester of the Citadel, this thrilling and bloody history of Westeros tells the story of where the battle for the Iron Throne began… Reviews ‘A masterpiece’ SUNDAY TIMES ‘An epic take, viewed from soaring heights’ DAILY MAIL ‘A feast of pure imagination’ SFX ‘The sheer detail of the richly layered world [Martin] has created is astonishing, with narrative twists and turns aplenty’ SUNDAY EXPRESS PRAISE FOR A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE: ‘Of those who work in the grand epic fantasy tradition, Martin is by far the best’ TIME MAGAZINE ‘Colossal, staggering…Martin captures all the intoxicating complexity of the Wars of the Roses or Imperial Rome’ SFX ‘Martin’s style is so vivid that you will be hooked within a few pages’ THE TIMES ‘I always expect the best from George R.R. Martin and he always delivers’ ROBERT JORDAN About the author George R.R. Martin is the #1 New York Times best-selling author of many novels, including those of the acclaimed series A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE – now adapted as the worldwide television phenomenon GAME OF THRONES. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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Part of Your World

Part of Your World an irresistibly hilarious and heartbreaking romantic comedy by Abby Jimenez

'Jimenez is a true talent' Emily Henry, New York Times bestselling author of Beach Read The New York Times bestselling author of Life's Too Short delivers a refreshingly modern fairy tale perfect for fans of Casey McQuiston and Emily Henry. After a wild bet, Alexis Montgomery has had her world turned upside down. The cause: Daniel Grant, a ridiculously hot carpenter who's ten years younger than her and as casual as they come - the complete opposite of sophisticated city-girl Alexis. And yet their chemistry is undeniable. While her ultra-wealthy parents want her to carry on the family legacy of world-renowned surgeons, Alexis doesn't need glory or fame. She's fine with being a 'mere' ER doctor. And every minute she spends with Daniel and the tight-knit town where he lives, she's discovering just what's really important. Yet letting their relationship become anything more than a short-term fling would mean turning her back on her family and giving up the opportunity to help thousands of people. Bringing Daniel into her world is impossible, and yet she can't just give up the joy she's found with him either. With so many differences between them, how can Alexis possibly choose between her world and his? *** Why readers are falling in love with Abby Jimenez . . . ' Sweet and achingly romantic - a truly wonderful love story ' Beth O'Leary, author of The Flatshare 'Full of fierce humour and fiercer heart' Casey McQuiston, New York Times bestselling author of Red, White & Royal Blue 'Let's get one thing straight, Abby Jimenez is hilarious' Goodreads reviewer 'I laughed, I teared up, and most importantly, I didn't want to put it down' Goodreads reviewer

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Queen of Shadows

Queen of Shadows From the # 1 Sunday Times best-selling author of A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas

'One of the best fantasy book series of the past decade' TIME No masters. No limits. No regrets. Aelin Galathynius takes her place as queen in the fourth book of the #1 bestselling Throne of Glass series by Sarah J. Maas. Celaena Sardothien has embraced her identity as Aelin Galathynius, Queen of Terrasen. But before she can reclaim her throne, she must fight. She will fight for her cousin, a warrior prepared to die for her. She will fight for her friend, a young man trapped in an unspeakable prison. And she will fight for her people, enslaved to a brutal king and awaiting their lost queen's triumphant return. Everyone Aelin loves has been taken from her. Everything she holds dear is in danger. But she has the heart of a queen - and that heart beats for vengeance. In this fourth book in the #1 New York Times bestselling Throne of Glass series, no one will escape the queen's wrath.

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Mile High

Mile High The unputdownable first book in TikTok sensation, the Windy City series, featuring an ice hockey enemies-to-lovers sports romance by Liz Tomforde

ZANDERS Chicago hockey isn't complete without me - everyone's favourite player to hate. I know my role, and I play it well. In fact, I thoroughly enjoy spending the majority of my game time in the penalty box before leaving the arena with a new girl on my arm each night. What I don't like is the new flight attendant on our team's private plane. She works for me, not the other way around. But I'll be sure to remind her of that, and I can guarantee, by the end of the season, she'll be begging to quit her job. But every road trip blurs the lines, and I can't quite figure out if I keep pushing that flight attendant call button in order to push her buttons, or if it's more than that. STEVIE I've been a flight attendant for years. I thought I'd seen it all, but when my new job lands me onboard working for the most egotistical and self-righteous diva in the NHL, I start to second guess everything. Including the promise I made to myself of never hooking up with an athlete again . . . no matter how annoyingly tempting he may be. Evan Zanders is unfiltered, unapologetic, and too attractive for his own good. He loves his image, but I hate everything about it. Everything but him.

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The Thursday Murder Club

The Thursday Murder Club (The Thursday Murder Club 1) by Richard Osman

THE FIRST NOVEL IN THE RECORD-BREAKING, MILLION-COPY BESTSELLING THURSDAY MURDER CLUB SERIES. ---------- 'Smart, compassionate, warm, moving and so VERY funny' Marian Keyes 'So smart and funny. Deplorably good' Ian Rankin 'Thrilling, moving, laugh-out-loud funny' Mark Billingham In a peaceful retirement village, four unlikely friends meet up once a week to investigate unsolved murders. But when a brutal killing takes place on their very doorstep, the Thursday Murder Club find themselves in the middle of their first live case. Elizabeth, Joyce, Ibrahim and Ron might be pushing eighty but they still have a few tricks up their sleeves. Can our unorthodox but brilliant gang catch the killer before it's too late? The Times Crime Book of the Month Guardian Best Crime and Thrillers ---------- 'A warm, wise and witty warning never to underestimate the elderly' Val McDermid 'I completely fell in love with it' Shari Lapena 'This is properly brilliant. The pages fly and I can't stop smiling' Steve Cavanagh 'Steeped in Agatha Christie joy' Araminta Hall 'Pure escapism' Guardian 'As gripping as it is funny' Evening Standard 'An exciting new talent in crime fiction' Daily Mail 'A witty and poignant tale' Daily Telegraph 'Funny and original' Sun Richard Osman, Sunday Times bestseller, March 2024 The Bullet that Missed broke the record for the fastest-selling adult fiction hardback ever, September 2022

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Life's Too Short

Life's Too Short the most hilarious and heartbreaking read of 2021 by Abby Jimenez

' Sweet and achingly romantic - a truly wonderful love story ' Beth O'Leary, author of The Flatshare 'Full of fierce humour and fiercer heart' Casey McQuiston, New York Times bestselling author of Red, White & Royal Blue __________________ A brilliant and touching romantic comedy from the USA Today bestselling author of The Friend Zone and The Happy Ever After Playlist . When Vanessa Price quit her job to pursue her dream of traveling the globe, she wasn't expecting to gain millions of YouTube followers who shared her joy of seizing every moment. For her, living each day to its fullest isn't just a motto. Her mother and sister never saw the age of 30, and Vanessa doesn't want to take anything for granted. But after her half-sister suddenly leaves Vanessa in custody of her baby daughter, life goes from 'daily adventure' to 'hourly nappy change'. The last person Vanessa expects to show up offering help is the hot lawyer next door, Adrian Copeland. After all, she barely knows him. No one warned her that he was the Secret Baby Tamer or that she'd be spending a whole lot of time with him and his geriatric Chihuahua. Now she's feeling things she's vowed not to feel. Because the only thing worse than falling for Adrian is finding a little hope for a future she may never see. _______________________ FIND OUT WHY READERS ARE FALLING IN LOVE WITH ABBY JIMENEZ . . . 'A deliciously hot, sweet debut. This book is an absolute treat.' L. G. Shen, USA Today Bestselling Author 'Harnessing sass, heartfelt struggle, and unapologetic sexuality, Jimenez's debut is as hysterical as it is tear-jerking ' Publishers Weekly 'Let's get one thing straight, Abby Jimenez is hilarious' Goodreads reviewer 'I laughed, I teared up, and most importantly, I didn't want to put it down' Goodreads reviewer 'Not only is this book hilarious and heartfelt, it felt real' Goodreads reviewer '5 stars isn't enough for this laugh out loud, beautifully honest, and sometimes heart-breaking novel' Goodreads reviewer

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Funny Story

Funny Story The Sunday Times bestselling steamy romance – the perfect summer read for 2024 by Emily Henry

FROM THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR & GLOBAL TIK TOK SENSATION, EMILY HENRY 'One of my favourite authors' COLLEEN HOOVER, It Ends With Us ‘Emily knows how to craft a love story like the all-time greats’ TAYLOR JENKINS REID, Daisy Jones and The Six ----- Daphne always loved the way Peter told their story. That is until it became the prologue to his actual love story with his childhood bestie, Petra. Which is how Daphne ends up rooming with her total opposite and the only person who could possibly understand her predicament: Petra's ex, Miles. As expected, it’s not a match made in heaven – that is until one night, while tossing back tequilas, they form a plan. And if it involves posting deliberately misleading photos of their adventures together, well, who could blame them? But it’s all just for show, of course, because there’s no way Daphne would actually start her new chapter by falling in love with her ex-fiancé’s new fiancée’s ex . . . right? A shimmering, joyful new novel about a pair of opposites with the wrong thing in common, from #1 New York Times and Sunday Times bestselling author Emily Henry ----- PRAISE FOR EMILY HENRY 'The master of witty repartee ' Daily Mail 'I've loved every single one of her books more than the previous' Ali Hazelwood, The Love Hypothesis 'The book that you just know all the girls are going to be reading by the side of the pool this summer... ' The Mirror 'My newest automatic-buy author' Jodi Picoult, Wish You Were Here 'This book is an utter delight ' Prima 'Emily Henry has become one of my favourite authors ' Beth O'Leary, The Flatshare 'Emily Henry's books are a gift , the perfect balance between steamy and sweet ' V. E Schwab, Gallant 'A joyful and cathartic romcom that is truly the funniest of stories ' The Skinny ' Nobody does it quite like Emily Henry' Casey McQuiston, Red, White and Royal Blue 'The queen of rom-coms is back' Refinery29 'Our generation's answer to Nora Ephron ' Sophie Cousens, This Time Next Year 'As a storyteller, Henry is in a class of her own ' Elle Kennedy, The Deal Emily Henry, No. 1 Sunday Times bestseller, May 2023 & No. 1 New York Times bestseller, June 2023

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On the Way to the Wedding

On the Way to the Wedding Bridgerton by Julia Quinn

A New York Times Bestseller  From #1 New York Times bestselling author Julia Quinn comes the story of Gregory Bridgerton, in the final installment of her beloved Regency-set novels featuring the charming, powerful Bridgerton family, now a series created by Shondaland for Netflix. GREGORY’S STORY Unlike most men of his acquaintance, Gregory Bridgerton believes in true love. And he is convinced that when he finds the woman of his dreams, he will know in an instant that she is the one. And that is exactly what happened. Except ... She wasn’t the one. In fact, the ravishing Miss Hermione Watson is in love with another. But her best friend, the ever-practical Lady Lucinda Abernathy, wants to save Hermione from a disastrous alliance, so she offers to help Gregory win her over. But in the process, Lucy falls in love. With Gregory! Except ... Lucy is engaged. And her uncle is not inclined to let her back out of the betrothal, even once Gregory comes to his senses and realizes that it is Lucy, with her sharp wit and sunny smile, who makes his heart sing. And now, on the way to the wedding, Gregory must risk everything to ensure that when it comes time to kiss the bride, he is the only man standing at the altar …

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One Perfect Day

One Perfect Day A Mother and Son's Story of Adoption and Reunion by Diane Burke & Steve Orlandi

The moment Diane Burke, an author and mother of two grown sons, received an unexpected certified letter in the mail, she had no idea her life would be shaken to its core. Memories of a past she had buried more than forty years ago suddenly resurfaced and she wasn't prepared to deal with them. Steve Orlandi, happily married, father of two and step-father of three, was living the typical middle class American life. But since the age of eight, when he discovered he was adopted, he had led that life dealing with inner questions about his self-identity and genetic history. Always on his mind was one simple, yet complicated and loaded question: Who am I? In One Perfect Day , Diane shares with readers how she came to the heartbreaking conclusion to give her baby up for adoption and how this decision has affected her life sense. Through Steve's invaluable perspective, readers will also experience the lengths he traveled to discover his mother's identity and reach out to her, not knowing whether she'd want to meet with him after nearly four decades of separation. It all comes together on one perfect day. This book asks and answers the questions: What defines family? What does it mean to forgive? And is it worth the time, energy, and emotional cost to love a stranger?

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Viper

Viper Enter an addictive world of sizzlingly hot paranormal romance . . . by Suzanne Wright

h3> Enter an addictive world of sizzlingly hot paranormal romance . . . 'Wicked banter and smexy scenes galore' ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ reader review on Hunted ......................... The fantastic next instalment in the delicious DARK IN YOU series. Their bond transcends lifetimes, but there's nothing their enemies won't do to keep them apart. "You will be chained to him forever, and you cannot imagine what that will mean for you." Ella has been walking close to danger her whole life. As an incantor she uses her powers to protect innocents, often putting herself in harm's way. But she's never felt anything like the way her skin electrifies when a certain gang member - one rumoured to be a fallen archangel - locks eyes with her across a crowded bar. She can't help but feel like maybe he's been in her life before... Viper, president of the Black Saints' motorcycle club, carries heavy secrets. He has been searching for his mate across lifetimes. Now he's finally got her in his sights he'll do anything to keep her, even if that means destroying himself in the process. They took her from him once, he's not going to let it happen again. But as foes old and new close in, Ella and Viper's bond will be pushed to the limit. Will their love endure, or will they reach breaking point? ......................... What readers are saying about Suzanne Wright: 'The chemistry sizzles off the page' Netgalley review 'Hot as hell . . . explosive' Netgalley review 'It's been two minutes since my last fix and I need Suzanne Wright to give me more' Edgy Reviews 'No words to describe how much I ADORE this extraordinary and magical read!!!' Gi's Spot Reviews on Burn 'Sarcastic banter, a sexy alpha demon and his smart-mouthed heroine, an intense, highly passionate romance . . . I devoured this book from start to finish!' The Escapist Book Blog on Burn ' Unique , original and very entertaining' Ramblings from this Chick ......................... If you love this book, make sure you check out the rest of The Dark In You series - discover how this sizzling hot story began . . . BURN BLAZE ASHES EMBERS SHADOWS OMENS FALLEN REAPER HUNTED

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FAKE

FAKE A startling true story of love in a world of liars, cheats, narcissists, fantasists and phonies by Stephanie Wood

Women the world over are brought up to hope, even expect, to find the man of their dreams and live happily ever after. When Stephanie Wood meets a former architect turned farmer she embarks on an exhilarating romance with him. He seems compassionate, loving, truthful. They talk about the future. She falls in love. She also becomes increasingly beset by anxiety at his frequent cancellations, no-shows and bizarre excuses. She starts to wonder, who is this man? When she ends the relationship Stephanie reboots her journalism skills and embarks on a romantic investigation. She discovers a story of mind-boggling duplicity and manipulation. She learns that the man she thought she was in love with doesn’t exist. She also finds she is not alone; that the world is full of smart people who have suffered at the hands of liars, cheats, narcissists, fantasists and phonies, people enormously skilled in the art of deception. In this brilliantly acute and broad-ranging book, Wood, an award-winning writer and journalist, has written a riveting, important account of contemporary love, and the resilience of those who have witnessed its darkest sides.

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From the Dark We Rise

From the Dark We Rise An utterly gripping WW2 historical novel about a devastating secret by Marion Kummerow

1942, Germany: A Nazi fortune. A Jewish girl hiding in plain sight. An impossible choice… When the Nazis destroyed everything Margarete Rosenbaum knew, taking everything and everyone she treasured, she prayed only to survive. Until, chance allowed her to disguise herself as Annegret Huber , the daughter of a prominent Nazi.  As Annegret, Margarete had a moment of safety, but now the legacy of her false identity means she must make a devastating decision, and risk everything to save the lives of others. Because the true Annegret and her family are now dead, and the fortune is all hers – all Margarete’s. There is a grand house with crystal chandeliers, and a factory with fences built high and topped with cruel curls of barbed wire. Inside, the workers shiver, their faces gaunt from hunger. Margarete struggles to hide her gasp when—amongst the faces of the prisoners—she sees one that is achingly familiar. Suddenly, she has hundreds of lives in her hands, including one who means more to her than anyone else left in the world. There’s no question that she must act. From that moment, Margarete is more than just a girl in hiding. She’s a girl who can save others. But in her new position of power, surrounded by the Nazi elite, she knows every move she makes is being watched. As the war tears through the country she loves, and turns the world dark, Margarete knows she can’t ignore her chance to stand up against evil. Even if it means risking her own life to save the innocents in her protection… An absolutely gripping and devastating story about courage and sacrifice in the darkest days of war. Perfect for fans of The Tattooist of Auschwitz , All the Light We Cannot See , and The Nightingale. Readers are loving From the Dark We Rise: “ Wow … so amazingly captivating. I devoured this book in one sitting, unable to stop turning the pages… I had to read through non-stop to the end . I loved it… Breath-taking and intense… Pne unforgettable read . I wish I could give ten stars … Wow, just wow, I’m totally speechless … Phenomenal .” PageTurners Blog ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “ Absolutely gripping and devastating … The book feels like a race against time . Will Margarete be discovered? Will she be able to make a difference? Will she live? A WWII page-turner that I loved until the last minute .” Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “ I devoured this book within about a 24-hour period… Gut-wrenching scenes… I felt really tense as I was reading … There is heartache and hope and at times I felt as if I could hardly take a breath .” Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐  “ Totally immersing … Pure escapism… If you enjoyed Schindler’s List and love a fast-paced 5-star historical fiction featuring a strong female protagonist, this book needs to be on your radar .” Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “This author is seriously becoming one of my favorite historical fiction WW2 authors… I was feeling all of the emotions , and fear that our main character was feeling, plus the story just came off the page and came to life .” Spooky's Maze Of Books ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “ Brilliant … Both incredibly sad and encouragingly hopeful .” Christian Novel Review ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “ Highly addictive … Suspense, drama, mystery, intrigue, and surprises to keep even the seasoned historical fiction reader on their toes . Margarete is such a strong and complex lead character that I devoured her story.” Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “ Fantastic … A book that made me think about my own life and how we should appreciate…things that we so easily take for granted. A story of bravery and determination .” Linda Strong Book Reviews “ Stays with you long after reading … This book made me cry and weep at the injustice of it all… A heart wrenching read … sprinkled with moments of kindness that gave me hope for humanity.” Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “ Heart-breaking, haunting and gut-wrenching …A brilliantly written novel about sacrifice, courage, resilience and love… Historical fiction at its best .” Bookish Jottings ⭐⭐⭐⭐ “ Amazing! … I was gripped… Brilliant story, brilliant characters, brilliant writing. ” Nat’s Bookish Corner ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

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Red Dirt Home

Red Dirt Home by Renae Black

To move forward, she'll have to face the past. Paige Bennett is fulfilling her childhood dream of working and living on the land as a station hand on Whitetail Ridge. Getting her hands dirty, riding horses, working with cattle and kicking up red dust. Life can't get much better. Or so she thinks, until a devastating act of violent betrayal leaves her unemployed, homeless and broken. A fight with his father drove Jackson Brady off Karilga, his family's cattle station in the Queensland outback. Now he's made a life for himself away from the land, joining a band and settling into the city. When the girl he's always had his eye on shows up with news from back home, he's faced with a difficult choice: go home where he's needed or stay where he's wanted. Winding up on Karilga Station, Paige is a shadow of the person she once was. Desperate to forget what happened to her, she considers leaving her beloved channel country. But things aren't so easily forgotten in the outback. When fate gives her no option but to trust again, will she find love as well? Or at least a safe place to land? Jackson knows he's never been more to Paige than a country larrikin who only takes the beer at the end of the day seriously - a sentiment closely echoed by his father. Can Jackson prove himself to his father and become the man Paige needs him to be? Or will it all crumble in the red dirt of the outback? A heartfelt, deeply emotional story about finding home, facing the past and falling in love, from a captivating new voice in rural romance.

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Long Island

Long Island by Colm Tóibín

A novel of enormous wit and profound emotional resonance from one of the world's finest writers. Eilis Lacey is Irish, married to Tony Fiorello, a plumber and one of four Italian American brothers, all of whom live in neighbouring houses on a cul-de-sac in Lindenhurst, Long Island, with their wives and children and Tony's parents. It is the spring of 1976 and Eilis, now in her forties with two teenage children, has no-one to rely on in this still-new country. One day, an Irishman comes to the door asking for Eilis by name. He tells her that his wife is pregnant with Tony's child and that when the baby is born, he will not raise it but will leave it with her. Eilis has choices to make, and what she does in the wake of this shattering news is at the heart of one of Tóibín's most riveting and emotional novels to date. Praise for Long Island 'A masterful novel full of longing and regret ... Intensely moving and yet full of restraint' Douglas Stuart 'His best yet ... It reads like the tensest of stage plays, but with all the pleasures of interiority that the novel form allows. I haven't wanted to hug this many characters in a while' Naoise Dolan

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When He Was Wicked

When He Was Wicked Bridgerton by Julia Quinn

A New York Times Bestseller From #1 New York Times bestselling author Julia Quinn comes the story of Francesca Bridgerton, in the sixth of her beloved Regency-set novels featuring the charming, powerful Bridgerton family, now a series created by Shondaland for Netflix. FRANCESCA’S STORY In every life there is a turning point. A moment so tremendous, so sharp and breathtaking, that one knows one’s life will never be the same. For Michael Stirling, London’s most infamous rake, that moment came the first time he laid eyes on Francesca Bridgerton. After a lifetime of chasing women, of smiling slyly as they chased him, of allowing himself to be caught but never permitting his heart to become engaged, he took one look at Francesca Bridgerton and fell so fast and hard into love it was a wonder he managed to remain standing. Unfortunately for Michael, however, Francesca’s surname was to remain Bridgerton for only a mere thirty-six hours longer—the occasion of their meeting was, lamentably, a supper celebrating her imminent wedding to his cousin. But that was then . . . Now Michael is the earl and Francesca is free, but still she thinks of him as nothing other than her dear friend and confidant. Michael dares not speak to her of his love . . . until one dangerous night, when she steps innocently into his arms, and passion proves stronger than even the most wicked of secrets . . .

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Ask Not

Ask Not The Kennedys and the Women They Destroyed by Maureen Callahan

The No1 Sunday Times Bestseller A Mail on Sunday ‘Best Holiday Read 2024’ ‘A searing exposé’ Glamour ‘A timely reminder of the dangers posed by men who crave power’ – Observer From New York Times bestseller Maureen Callahan, a fierce, character-driven exposé of the real Kennedy Curse—the family's generations-long legacy of misogyny, murder, and mayhem—and the women who have paid the price for our obsession with Camelot. For decades, the Kennedy name has been synonymous with wealth, power, and—above all else—integrity. But this carefully constructed veneer hides a dark truth: the Kennedy men's legacy of physical and psychological abuse of women, part of a tradition of toxic masculinity that spans generations and has ruined untold lives. Through scandal after scandal, the family and their defenders have managed to keep this shameful story out of the spotlight. Now, in Ask Not, bestselling journalist Maureen Callahan reveals the Kennedys' hidden history of abuse and exploitation, laying bare their rampant misogyny and restoring women to the center of the dynasty's story: from Jacqueline Onassis and Marilyn Monroe to Carolyn Bessette, Mary Richardson, Rosemary Kennedy, and many others whose names aren't nearly as well known – but rightfully should be. Drawing on years of fierce reportage and written in electric prose, Ask Not is a long-overdue reckoning with this fabled American family, showing how the Kennedy myth and their raw political power has enabled the clan's many predators while also silencing generations of traumatized women and girls. At long last, Callahan also redirects the spotlight to the women in the Kennedys' orbit, paying homage to those who freed themselves—and giving voice to the countless others who could not do the same. About the author Maureen Callahan is an award-winning investigative journalist and the author of the New York Times bestseller American Predator: The Hunt for the Most Meticulous Serial Killer of the 21st Century. Her writing has appeared in Vanity Fair, Spin, the New York Post (where she was a longtime columnist), and the Daily Mail, where she currently has a column. She lives in New York.

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Skyborne: Sentinel Court (Skyborne Series—Book Two)

Skyborne: Sentinel Court (Skyborne Series—Book Two) by Taylor Night

From fantasy author Taylor Night comes the second novel in a thrilling new epic fantasy series, SKYBORNE, ideal for fans of Sarah J. Maas, Holly Black, and Rebecca Yarros.   Elyra Mistwood returns for her second year at Skyborne, a dangerous academy that turns citizens into soldiers in the war against a rival kingdom. As her powers evolve so do her relationships, as both the noble-born Caspian and the enigmatic Kael vie for her affections against the backdrop of an increasingly dangerous world beyond the academy walls.    The SKYBORNE series pulls us into a thrilling new fantasy world teeming with danger and opportunity, where our heroine faces the trials of love and tests of survival. An epic adventure marked by surprising developments and intense anticipation, SKYBORNE is fresh and imaginative and is sure to appeal to young adult readers as well as seasoned fans of fantasy.    Future books in the series are also available!

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Merry Kissmas

Merry Kissmas by Piper Rayne

A holiday romance set in a mountain town. The vibe between two wedding guests starts off rockier than the mountains they're skiing down.

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Devil’s Kitchen

Devil’s Kitchen by Candice Fox

'This crime novel has a red hot narrative that keeps its heat to the very end... Fox never loses sight of the possibility of redemption. Devil's Kitchen is sobering, real and unforgettable.' Sydney Morning Herald ‘Candice Fox is way up my list of must-read authors.’ Ian Rankin 'Fox books should come with a warning label: remember to breathe.’ Michael Robotham ‘Breathless and enthralling with a premise like no other, Devil ’ s Kitchen is one of the best crime novels I've read in years. Candice Fox just goes from strength to strength.’ Anna Downes 'Imagine Michael Mann's cinematic masterpiece Heat but with Fox's indelible storytelling swagger. Devil's Kitchen is a relentless, action-packed thrill-ride . . . Candice Fox is a titan of the genre.' Simon McDonald When a city’s heroes become its boldest criminals . . . For years the firefighters of New York’s Engine 99 have rushed fearlessly into hot zones, saving countless lives and stopping devastating blazes in their tracks. They’ve also stolen millions from banks, jewellery stores and art galleries. With their inside knowledge and specialist equipment, they’ve become the most successful heist crew on the East Coast. Their newest member, Andrea ‘Andy’ Nearland, is not what she seems either. She’s an undercover operative, hunting the men of Engine 99 for a host of crimes – including the murder of an off-duty cop and the disappearance of a mother and child. As the clock counts down to the gang’s most daring heist yet, loyalties begin to fray and mistrust boils over. Andy’s career is all smoke and mirrors, but infiltrating this crew of ‘heroes’ might prove to be her most dangerous job of all . . . ‘One of the world’s most original thriller writers.’ Reader’s Digest ‘Australia’s globally bestselling crime queen.’ Australian Women’s Weekly ‘One of Australian's finest new-gen crime writers.’ Sydney Morning Herald

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Again, Rachel

Again, Rachel The love story of the summer by Marian Keyes

THE NO. 1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER 2023 THAT EVERYONE IS TALKING ABOUT IN 2023! EVERY GENERATION HAS ONE GREAT LOVE STORY. THIS IS OURS. 'Beautifully written. Clever, lively, funny, compelling' NINA STIBBE 'Marian's most moving, emotive and brilliantly written book yet' 5***** READER REVIEW 'Funny, heartbreaking, achingly real. Gorgeous. I absolutely loved it' JANE FALLON 'Rachel and Luke's relationship is one of the best ever written' 5***** READER REVIEW 'Beautifully written, funny, heart-breaking and always wise. A proper treat' DAILY MAIL 'I laughed, I cried, I obsessed. Wonderful' 5***** READER REVIEW **THE BRITISH BOOK AWARDS AUTHOR OF THE YEAR 2022** ______ Losing the love of your life once is tragic. TWICE looks like carelessness . . . Rachel Walsh is a survivor: she survived rehab and the loss of her greatest love. These days everything in her life is good - good job, good dog, very good boyfriend. Then Luke - her ex of six years - shows up. Suddenly she's fragile and falling. They ended badly and neither can speak of the secret hurt which drove them apart. But is it fear of what happened? Or what might happen next? ______ 'An entertaining, growingly poignant contemporary tale' SUNDAY TIMES 'No other author marries heartbreak and hilarity so seamlessly' MAIL ON SUNDAY 'Marian's mastery of story and character is as impressive as ever' HEAT 'BOOK OF THE YEAR' Why readers LOVE Again, Rachel ! ' Again, Rachel has all the ingredients that make Marian's books so uniquely special - warmth, humour, sadness and depth. It's absolutely perfect' 5* Reader Review 'Marian Keyes is just the most talented writer. I adore her, and this book is a pinnacle. It left me sobbing with its beauty, and minutes later laughing out loud at the wit and wry humour of the deeply flawed and deeply human characters' 5* Reader Review 'I devoured this book and lost myself in the characters that Marian makes so accessible, easy to identify with and so perfectly flawed' 5* Reader Review ' I'm going to have to read it again because I can't bear to leave the characters behind. Wonderful!' 5* Reader Review

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A Court of Silver Flames

A Court of Silver Flames The latest book in the GLOBALLY BESTSELLING, SENSATIONAL series by Sarah J. Maas

The latest instalment of the GLOBAL PHENOMENON, romantic fantasy epic and TikTok sensation, ACOTAR. From multi-million and #1 Sunday Times bestselling author Sarah J. Maas. Maas has established herself as a fantasy fiction titan - Time Think Game of Thrones meets Buffy the Vampire Slayer with a drizzle of E.L. James – Telegraph Spiced with slick plotting and atmospheric world-building ... a page-turning delight – Guardian Sarah J. Maas does not disappoint … To be devoured with relish – Mail ****** Sarah J. Maas's sexy, richly imagined A Court of Thorns and Roses series continues with the journey of Feyre's fiery sister, Nesta... Nesta Archeron has always been prickly – proud, swift to anger and slow to forgive. And since the war – since being made High Fae against her will – she's struggled to forget the horrors she endured and find a place for herself within the strange and deadly Night Court. The person who ignites her temper more than any other is Cassian, the battle-scarred, winged warrior who is there at Nesta's every turn. But her temper isn't the only thing Cassian ignites. And when they are forced to train in battle together, sparks become flame. As the threat of war casts its shadow over them once again, Nesta and Cassian must fight monsters from within and without if they are to stand a chance of halting the enemies of their court. But the ultimate risk will be searching for acceptance – and healing – in each other's arms. ___________________________ Sarah J. Maas's books have sold millions of copies and been translated into 38 languages. Discover the sweeping romantic fantasy that everyone's talking about for yourself.

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HWMR - Being a Vessel unto Honor, a Fully Equipped Man of God, by Being Empowered in the Grace Which Is in Christ Jesus to Fully Accomplish Our Ministry in the Unique Ministry of God's Economy - Witness Lee Cover Art

HWMR - Being a Vessel unto Honor, a Fully Equipped Man of God, by Being Empowered in the Grace Which Is in Christ Jesus to Fully Accomplish Our Ministry in the Unique Ministry of God's Economy

HWMR - Being a Vessel unto Honor, a Fully Equipped Man of God, by Being Empowered in the Grace Which Is in Christ Jesus to Fully Accomplish Our Ministry in the Unique Ministry of God's Economy by Witness Lee

This book is intended as an aid to believers in developing a daily time of morning revival with the Lord in His word. At the same time, it provides a limited review of the International Training for Elders and Responsible Ones held in Anaheim, California, on April 12-14, 2024. The general subject of the training was “Being a Vessel unto Honor, a Fully Equipped Man of God, by Being Empowered in the Grace Which Is in Christ Jesus to Fully Accomplish Our Ministry in the Unique Ministry of God’s Economy.” Through intimate contact with the Lord in His word, the believers can be constituted with life and truth and thereby equipped to prophesy in the meetings of the church unto the building up of the Body of Christ.

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Tower of Dawn

Tower of Dawn From the # 1 Sunday Times best-selling author of A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas

'One of the best fantasy book series of the past decade' TIME A glorious empire. A desperate quest. An ancient secret. The search for allies extends to a new land in the sixth book of the #1 bestselling Throne of Glass series by Sarah J. Maas. Chaol Westfall and Nesryn Faliq have arrived in the shining city of Antica to forge an alliance with the Khagan of the Southern Continent, whose vast armies are Erilea's last hope. But they have also come to Antica for another purpose: to seek healing at the famed Torre Cesme for the wounds Chaol received in Rifthold. After enduring unspeakable horrors as a child at the hands of Adarlanian soldiers, Yrene Towers has no desire to help the young lord from Adarlan, let alone heal him. Yet she has sworn an oath to assist those in need, and she will honour it. But Lord Westfall carries his own dark past, and Yrene soon realises that those shadows could engulf them both. Chaol, Nesryn, and Yrene will have to draw on every scrap of their resilience to overcome the danger that surrounds them. But while they become entangled in the political webs of the khaganate, long-awaited answers slumber deep in the mountains, where warriors soar on legendary ruks. Answers that might offer their world a chance at survival ... or doom them all. The final battle looms in this sixth book in the #1 New York Times bestselling Throne of Glass series.

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What the Dead Want

What the Dead Want A twisty crime thriller full of suspense by M. J. Lee

They are waiting for death. He is waiting to kill them. In August 2020, fourteen-year-old Andrew Golding went out for a walk following a row with his mum. He was never seen again. Four years later, when the press discovers police errors in Andrew Golding's case, DI Ridpath is called in to investigate. As Ridpath delves into the case, he slowly discovers something much bigger and far more brutal than he ever expected – a murderer from the past who threatens his career and the lives of those close to him. Can he unravel the secrets before the killer strikes again? The latest tense and gripping DI Ridpath thriller set in Manchester. Perfect for fans of Mark Billingham and Damien Boyd.

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Garden of Secrets

Garden of Secrets by Barbara Freethy

Dr. Charlotte Adam is torn between two men in this final book in the heart-tugging Angel’s Bay series from the #1 New York Times bestselling author Barbara Freethy. For years, Dr. Charlotte Adams has been concentrating on her career and trying to make up for her past by helping out pregnant teenagers. Taking care of Annie’s baby has gone a long way in healing old wounds and Charlotte realizes she needs to think about what she wants for her future and if Andrew Schilling, a high school romance gone wrong, or Joe Silveira, the hot divorced police chief, have any part in it. Both Andrew and Joe are trying to convince Charlotte to give them a chance. But when Pamela, the girl who destroyed Andrew and Charlotte’s relationship, shows up once again—and this time pregnant and in trouble—Charlotte realizes that Andrew is hiding things from her. Unsure of telling the truth, Andrew keeps his cards close, even when trouble comes in the form of Kenny, Pamela’s ex-con boyfriend and Andrew'’s old college buddy. But keeping his silence could have deadly results. Meanwhile, Joe is given a second chance at love and realizes Charlotte is the only woman he wants. When he can’t find her anywhere, he knows something is wrong. With Kenny in town and Pamela due, Joe knows he must find Charlotte before it’s too late.

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Forever Lasting

Forever Lasting Forever Bluegrass #23 by Kathleen Brooks

Cassidy Davies is used to being seen as the youngest in the huge Davies family. She’d grown up with too many overprotective brothers and cousins to count. So, she learned how to be invisible. That is, after she learned from her family how to be a spy, how to be an elite soldier, and how to bat her eyes and smile while taking a person down.   Now a government asset, Cassidy gathers information for the government or is a lone assassin. Whatever the government needs, she delivers. But this case is personal. She’s been called to help an old friend stave off a coup. Only this time, she may need some help. She just doesn’t know who it is that keeps showing up exactly when she needs it or how to find him when things go sideways. He’s always just a shadow in the night, but she’s beginning to feel as if he might be more than that.   He’s always in the shadows. No one can know his involvement with government missions or the fact that he has one weakness: Cassidy Davies. He first saw her when they both went to rescue the same person, yet she doesn’t even know he’s always got her back or that he even exists since she’s never seen him. She has no idea he’s the one who clears the way for her escapes, when she needs it. But when Cassidy’s life is in danger, it’s time for him to step from the shadows to save the woman he loves.