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  • Cindy Kirk

    Ami and Beck would rather forget the past, but this Christmas of love is one to remember. Amaryllis "Ami" Bloom's cheerful smile greets everyone in Good Hope, Wisconsin. But her merry facade hides a dark secret she won't ever forget. Still, she throws herself into celebrating Christmas-and convinces her handsome, and stubborn, new neighbor to join her. Beckett Cross, however, is determined not to celebrate the holidays. He moved to Good Hope to leave behind reminders of how he'd had it all...and lost everything. But it's hard to resist the adorable Ami, the designated keeper of the small town's holiday traditions, when she asks for help with the Twelve Nights celebration. And Ami has...read more

  • Catherine Bybee

    From New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Catherine Bybee comes the first novel in the delicious Not Quite series. Waitress and single mom Jessica “Jessie” Mann is practical to a fault. Even if she had time to date, which she doesn’t, she’d be determined to provide her son with a more secure upbringing than the one she had—and that would mean a husband with big bucks. When Jack Morrison—a sexy-as-sin, seemingly broke customer with a cowboy hat and a seductive grin—tries to flirt with her, she shoots him down. She doubts a carefree dreamer like Jack can provide the financial stability she needs. Yet with Christmas...read more

  • Jincy Willett

    Amy Gallup is an aging novelist and writing instructor living in Escondido, California, with her dog, Alphonse. Since recent unsettling events, she has made some progress. While she still has writer’s block, she doesn’t suffer from it. She’s still a hermit, but she has allowed some of her class members into her life. She is no longer numb, angry, and sardonic: she is merely numb and bemused, which is as close to happy as she plans to get. Amy is calm. So, when on New Year’s morning she shuffles out to her backyard garden to plant a Norfolk pine, she is wholly unprepared for what happens next. Amy falls down. A simple accident, as a result of which something happens, and then...read more

  • Liesel Schwarz

    In a Golden Age where spark reactors power the airways, and creatures of Light and Shadow walk openly among us, a deadly game of Alchemists and Warlocks has begun. When an unusual cargo drags airship-pilot Elle Chance into the affairs of the mysterious Mr. Marsh, she must confront her destiny and do everything in her power to stop the Alchemists from unleashing a magical apocalypse. Discover the thrilling new series that transforms elements of urban fantasy and paranormal romance into pure storytelling...read more

  • Sarah Fine

    In the week since Lela returned to Rhode Island, local news has been dominated by chilling sightings of human-like creatures running on all fours. Lela knows there’s only one explanation: the Mazikin have arrived in the land of the living. Needing to maintain the appearance of a normal life, Lela returns to Warwick High along with Malachi. At night they hunt for the Mazikin nest along with two new Guards. Jim, one rogue recruit, repeatedly challenges Lela’s authority. Lela struggles to keep all her Guards on the right side of the law, but their mistakes come at a terrible cost. As one painful revelation follows another and the Mazikin start targeting those closest to her, Lela...read more

  • Liesel Schwarz

    That might as well have been the wedding vow of Elle Chance and her new husband, the ex-Warlock Hugh Marsh. For the couple has scarcely returned from their honeymoon when the ancient battle between Light and Shadow tears them apart. As Elle devotes herself to her duties as the Oracle — who alone has the power to keep the dark designs of Shadow at bay — Marsh finds himself missing the excitement of his former life as a Warlock. So when Commissioner Willoughby of the London Metropolitan Police seeks his help in solving a magical mystery, Marsh is only too happy to oblige. But in doing so, Marsh loses his heart, literally. In place of the flesh-and-blood organ is a clockwork device — a...read more

  • Susan Donovan

    For years Rowan Flynn distanced herself from Bayberry Island and its infamous mermaid legend. But after her investor fiancé lost what was left of her family’s fortune, Rowan reluctantly agreed to run the Safe Haven Bed-and-Breakfast, determined never again to fall for the ridiculous fantasy of the mermaid matchmaker. Now Rowan is just biding her time until she can return to her “real” life in New York, fixing up the B and B and avoiding neighbors who are angry that the Flynns won’t sell their land to a developer set on turning the island into a glitzy vacation destination. But when a handsome stranger arrives the night before the annual Mermaid Festival, Rowan’s life takes a turn...read more

  • A. R. Kahler

    No one has been murdered in the Cirque des Immortels since the clash between the otherworldly Courts and the death of Oberos at Lilith’s flaming hands. Vivienne is settling comfortably into her new life under the big top, with its late-night debaucheries, faerie secrets, and magical cast. She is now a fortune-teller, rather than a cotton candy seller, and has a magical boyfriend, Kingston, whose fierce charm has stolen her heart. But her own half-remembered past holds secrets of its own, and her disturbing visions compel her to accept that she can’t outrun the mysteries of her previous life — even though not being able to remember may well be a blessing in disguise. Especially when...read more

  • Maggi Myers

    Fourteen-year-old Beth Bradshaw is trapped in a nightmare. Her parents, both cocaine addicts, party nonstop, failing to notice that Drew, a frequent guest in their home, has been spending time in young Beth’s bedroom. But when longtime family friend Tommy comes to visit, he instantly knows something is wrong. After catching Drew in the act, Tommy whisks Beth off to the only safe place she has ever known: her grandparents’ home in Iowa. Safe with Gran, Pops, and Tommy, Beth can pretend to be a normal teen. As she bonds with Tommy’s nephew Ryan over rock music, their friendship blossoms into an exhilarating first romance. But Ryan doesn’t know the full story behind Beth’s move to...read more

  • Susan Schoenberger

    “Susan Schoenberger takes us to the softer places of the heart where love—in all its forms and glory—transforms grief into grace.” —Patti Callahan Henry, New York Times bestselling author of Driftwood SummerLucy never confessed her love to her best friend Harlan before he passed away. Two months after his funeral, she is haunted by the power of things left unsaid. But then she receives the first of his e-mails arranged to be sent after his death. So begins the year that everything changes—Lucy’s watershed year.In an e-mail, Harlan says something that consumes her: He’s certain Lucy is destined for motherhood. In her grief, she suddenly...read more

  • Brandon Sanderson

    This outstanding collection of short stories features some of the best of Tor.com original fiction, in audio for the first time. Written for and originally published exclusively on Tor.com, this audiobook includes Nebula and World Fantasy Award-nominated short stories, brand-new fiction from bestselling authors, and tales that feature characters and worlds that listeners already know and love. In this unique story collection, listeners will enjoy fiction from Sylvia Day, John Scalzi, Brandon Sanderson, and many others. The collection includes: “Earth Hour” by Ken MacLeod “Eve of Sin City” by Sylvia Day, featuring Evangeline Hollis of the Marked series “The President’s Brain is...read more

  • Meredith McCardle

    Amanda Obermann. Code name Iris. It’s Testing Day. The day that comes without warning, the day when all juniors and seniors at The Peel Academy undergo a series of intense physical and psychological tests to see if they’re ready to graduate and become government operatives. Amanda and her boyfriend Abe are top students, and they’ve just endured thirty-six hours of testing. But they’re juniors and don’t expect to graduate. That’ll happen next year, when they plan to join the CIA—together. But when the graduates are announced, the results are shocking. Amanda has been chosen—the first junior in decades. And she receives the opportunity of a...read more

  • Catherine McKenzie

    While walking home from work one evening, Jeff Manning is struck by a car and killed. Not one but two women fall to pieces at the news: his wife, Claire, and his coworker Tish. Reeling from her loss, Claire must comfort her grieving son and contend with funeral arrangements, well-meaning family members, and the arrival of Jeff’s estranged brother, her ex-boyfriend Tim. With Tish’s coworkers in the dark about her friendship with Jeff outside the office, she volunteers to attend the funeral on the company’s behalf, but only she knows the true risk of inserting herself into the wreckage of Jeff’s life. Told through the three voices of Jeff, Tish, and Claire, Hidden explores the...read more

  • Caeli Wolfson Widger

    Part-time actress, full-time party girl Lorelei Branch isn’t famous yet, but she’s perfected a Hollywood lifestyle full of clubbing, fashion, and the latest juice cleanse. When Robin, her sister-in-law and agent, throws a plum job her way, Lorelei jumps at the chance and auditions to be the new girl on television’s hottest reality show, Flo’s Studio. Enter Colleen, Lorelei’s pill-popping mother, who wants nothing more than to see her daughter win the fame and glory she never had a chance to pursue herself. But Lorelei’s dream of becoming the next reality star is dashed when she loses the spot on Flo’s Studio to a stunning African woman. In an attempt to defend her daughter...read more

  • Jan Burke

    USA Today bestselling author Jan Burke delivers chills, suspense, shockers, and sharp wit in eighteen works of short fiction sure to satisfy longtime fans and newcomers alike. This positively addictive anthology is full of surprises—a patchwork of settings and characters not soon forgotten, and mysterious twists and revelations not quickly shaken! Eighteen includes “Devotion” Agatha Award nominee for Best Short Story “Unharmed” Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine Readers Award and Macavity Award winner “The Man in the Civil Suit” Agatha Award winner “The Abbey Ghosts” Edgar Award nominee …and also features her first Irene Kelly story, “A Fine Set of Teeth.” “THE...read more

  • M. Leighton

    He’s someone she can’t trust . . . She’s someone he thinks he knows . . . Violet Wilson is a wallflower. Shy, serious and accident prone, she’s got a bad habit of being in the wrong place at the wrong time. The night she's forced to pose as her friend might just be the worst time of all—that's when she's meets Jet Blevins. She knows better than to get involved with someone like him, but he touches her in ways she never expected, never wanted before. On the outside, Jet is a typical rocker, an arrogant lead guitarist who unapologetically lives a wild lifestyle. But on the inside, he’s battling demons and using the stage to escape the troubles of his past and the addictions of his...read more

  • Nora Roberts

    When renowned anthropologist Kasey Wyatt agreed to help bestselling writer Jordan Taylor research his next novel, she expected long hours of work and discussion—what she gets are nights full of passion and a love that takes her completely by...read more

  • Steena Holmes

    Brian is elated when he discovers that his wife, Diane, is pregnant. The timing isn’t ideal—she’s just been promoted at work, and he’s being called away to London to open a new office for his company—but he’s desperate to be a father. He knows the idea of having a child is hard for Diane because of her dark past. One year later, Diane can’t imagine life without her beautiful new baby, Grace. But she is struggling with the idea of going back to work, fearful of leaving Grace for even a moment. Complicating matters is the fact that Brian has been held up indefinitely in London. As unsettling changes in those around her start to emerge, Diane realizes that all is not as it seems....read more

  • A. R. Kahler

    The riveting final book in the seductively magical Cirque des Immortels trilogy. Despite Vivienne’s broken heart and deadly truths, the show must go on at the Cirque des Immortels. But it takes more than glamour and sex appeal to keep the Big Top running; without the magic and support Viv came to rely on, the circus is in danger. Now the troupe verges on rebellion, the war between Mab and Oberon rages on, and a horrifying menace looms—with Vivienne stuck in the middle of it all. When Mab’s manipulations put others at risk, Viv has to decide where her heart lies. Everything depends on her choices. How can she know her true desires? And will she have what it takes to fight the demons...read more

  • Nora Roberts

    Musician Raven Williams was devastated when Brandon Carstairs broke her heart five years ago. Now he's back, asking for her help cowriting the score for a major film—an opportunity she can't refuse. Despite the undeniable heat between them, Raven vows to keeps things strictly professional. Once burned, twice shy. But when the sparks start flying, it's hard not to...read more