Searching for: "Anna Parker-Naples"

  • Sibel Hodge

    Twenty-five years ago Katie ran away from home and never came back. But now she's suddenly reappeared in her best friend Olivia's life-in the form of a chilling confession. Olivia's father-in-law, wracked with guilt, says he murdered her all those years ago. Tom suffers from Alzheimer's and his story is riddled with error and confusion. Except for one terrifying certainty: he knows where the body is buried. As Olivia and the police piece together the evidence, they are left with one critical question. They have a crime, they have a confession, and now they have a body-but can any of it be...read more

  • Stephanie Butland

    “It smelled bittersweetly of sourdough, and there was the trace of hot, fresh bread in the air. She took a deep breath and unlocked the door” Fifteen years ago Bettina May’s life’s veered off course in one disastrous night. Still reeling from the shock of losing everything she thought was hers, Bettina opens a bakery in a village and throws herself into the comfort of bread-making. She spends her days kneading dough and measuring ingredients. She meets someone. She begins to heal. Until someone who knows what happens that night walks into Bettina's bakery. In the pause of a heartbeat, fifteen years disappear and Bettina remembers a time she thought was lost for ever . . ....read more

  • Lisa Drakeford

    Five friends, one life-changing party. When Olivia opens the bathroom door, the last thing she expects to see is her best friend, Nicola, giving birth on the floor. And to say that Nicola is shocked is an understatement. She's not ready to be a mother, and she needs Olivia's help. But Olivia has her own problems -- specifically her bullying boyfriend, Jonty, and having to keep an eye on her younger sister, Alice. And then there's Nicola's friend Ben, who's struggling with secrets of his own . . . The Baby explores one cataclysmic event from five sides to create a brilliant, engaging, bittersweet drama about friendship and family that's perfect for fans of Rainbow Rowell and Jandy...read more

  • Jenny Kane

    Amy and husband Paul are expecting their first baby - they want Amy's best friend Jack to be godfather, but having left London to 'find himself' he hasn't been heard from in months. When Jack suddenly turns up, things seem to fit nicely into place - but his motives for returning to Richmond aren't all altruistic. He has a plan - one which could put community hub Pickwicks Coffee Shop out of business, and potentially ruin a number of old friendships. Meanwhile, Kit has problems of her own: just when her career as an author has started to take off, she finds herself unable to write - and there's a deadline looming...not to mention two children to see through their difficult teenage ...read more

  • Melanie Dickerson

    Leorah Langdon has no patience for Regency society’s shallow hypocrisy and unnecessary rules, especially for women. She’s determined to defy convention by marrying for grand passion instead of settling for a loveless union like her parents—or wedding a stuffy, pompous gentleman like Edward, the Viscount Withinghall. But when a chance meeting in the countryside leads to Leorah and Withinghall being discovered in his overturned carriage—alone and after dark—the ensuing gossip may force them together. Withinghall has his reasons for clinging to propriety; his father perished in a duel with his mistress’s husband, and Edward must avoid scandal himself if he wants to become prime...read more

  • Stacy Reid

    A 2015 Virginia Romance Writers HOLT Award of Merit recipient for outstanding literary fiction in the Romance Novella category.Victorian Era England...As far as rash decisions go, it was formidable. But Lady Jocelyn Rathbourne's will remains strong. If the only way to save her family's estate and reputation is by aiming a small pistol at the Duke of Calydon, then so be it. For Lady Jocelyn demands satisfaction - and she will have it at any cost. Even if it means demanding the hand of the intense and foreboding Duke himself....But she's made the first move against a very dangerous opponent....For Sebastian Thornton is no stripling to be trifled with. The lady has played her hand. Now it's...read more

  • Stacy Reid

    His dark seduction will be her undoing….After being cruelly jilted by a lord who claimed to adore her, Miss Payton Peppiwell swore her future husband would be as ordinary as she. Now if only her family would listen to her. Then she meets Mikhail Konstantinovich, an untitled horse breeder, in a highly improper and scandalous encounter. Never had Payton expected to be so attracted to the dark, intriguing man, who seduces her to recklessness with a mere stare.Mikhail abhors anything to do with intimacy. Yet Miss Peppiwell stirs hunger and a need long forgotten in him. But Mikhail has a dark past—one that means his lust must be sated in a way entirely unsuitable for a lady. But his...read more

  • Stacy Reid

    With a longing for adventure, the last thing Phillipa Peppiwell wants is to marry. After a painful betrayal by a man she trusted, she is wary when she unwittingly catches the attention of roguishly handsome - and sinfully tempting - Lord Anthony Thornton. Forbidden desires she secretly yearns for threaten to crumble her icy facade and reveal a past scandal best kept buried.Dissatisfied with his empty life, Lord Anthony seeks a deep and lasting connection... and finds himself intrigued by the Ice Maiden of the haute monde. Undaunted by Phillipa's aloof nature and her distaste for the idea of matrimony, he sets out to thaw the bewitching beauty by enticing her with adventures of the most...read more

  • Stacy Reid

    She would be his perfect revenge....All of the young ladies whispered about the Duke of Mondvale in hushed tones, their eyes following his tall, dark figure with barely disguised lust. For the newly-ostracized Lady Constance Thornton, he is magnetic and altogether desirable. Irresistibly so. Since her reputation is already ruined in London society, why shouldn't she be impudent and dance with the scandalous 'Lord of Sin'?Little does she know of his plans.The beautiful and innocent Lady Constance is no mere plaything for Lucan Wynwood. She will be his revenge. By ruining her, he will have his vengeance against her brother. Except that the Lady Constance is full of surprises... and now she...read more

  • Melanie Dickerson

    Just as merchant’s daughter Felicity Mayson is spurned once again because of her meager dowry, she receives an unexpected invitation to Lady Blackstone’s country home. Being introduced to the wealthy Oliver Ratley is an admitted delight, as is his rather heedless yet inviting proposal of marriage. Only when another of Lady Blackstone’s handsome guests catches Felicity’s attention does she realize that nothing is what it seems at Doverton Hall. Government agent Philip McDowell is infiltrating a group of cutthroat revolutionaries led by none other than Lady Blackstone and Ratley. Their devious plot is to overthrow the monarchy, and their unwitting pawn is Felicity....read more

  • Bree Wolf

    A dashing duke. A headstrong heroine. And a battle of wills. Edmond Dunsworth, Duke of Cromwell, is bankrupt. The solution to his problem: a wife with a sizable dowry. Not worried in the least, Edmond takes his pick. After all, what woman could resist his charms? However, when his choice lands on fiery Anna, he realizes he may not be able to conquer his wife's heart with a charming smile alone. Anna Hanford, a merchant's daughter, is faced with a difficult choice: allow her sister to marry the duke and see her happiness shattered . . . or marry the duke herself. Determined to ensure her sister's future, Anna makes her choice. After all, isn't marriage just a minor inconvenience in...read more

  • Annelie Wendeberg

    Eluding Scotland Yard and Sherlock Holmes, Anna Kronberg leads an inconspicuous life far from London. Until the day she wakes up to a gun pressed against her temple. With her father held hostage and no help in sight, Anna finds only one way out-to take her captor for a dance along the razor's edge while delving into Britain's tentative beginnings of espionage and systematic biological...read more

  • Annelie Wendeberg

    With her darkest nightmare come true and an assassin following her every step, Anna Kronberg must hurry to find the true motivation behind Moriarty's plan to use disease as a weapon. Bit by bit, she and Sherlock Holmes unravel a spiderweb of crime, espionage, and bioterrorism that spreads across...read more

  • Annelie Wendeberg

    London, 1885. Anna Kronberg hides in the city's most notorious slum, offering medical treatment to prostitutes, beggars, and criminals of all kinds. None of her neighbors knows her true identity, and she makes sure it stays that way. When the Irish thief Garret O'Hare breaks into her home in the dead of the night, bleeding profusely from a gunshot wound and collapsing on her bed, her life begins to take a deadly...read more

  • Annelie Wendeberg

    In Victorian London's cesspool of crime and disease, a series of murders remains undiscovered until a cholera victim is found floating in the city's drinking water supply. Dr. Anton Kronberg, England's best bacteriologist, is called upon to investigate and finds evidence of abduction and medical maltreatment. While Scotland Yard has little interest in pursuing the case, Kronberg pushes on and crosses paths with Sherlock Holmes. The detective immediately discovers Kronberg's secret-a woman masquerading as a man in order to practice medicine-a criminal deed that could land her in prison for years to come. But both must join forces to stop a crime so monstrous, it outshines Jack the Ripper's...read more

  • Melanie Dickerson

    In England’s Regency era, manners and elegance reign in public life—but behind closed doors treason and deception thrive. Nicholas Langdon is no stranger to reserved civility or bloody barbarity. After suffering a battlefield injury, the wealthy, well-connected British officer returns home to heal—and to fulfill a dying soldier’s last wish by delivering his coded diary. At the home of the Wilherns, one of England’s most powerful families, Langdon attends a lavish ball where he meets their beautiful and intelligent ward, Julia Grey. Determined to maintain propriety, he keeps his distance—until the diary is stolen and all clues lead to Julia’s...read more

  • Sara Cywinski

    Since Kate Middleton was thrust into the spotlight, her style has evolved from safe and conservative to elegant and chic. This unique book looks at her transformation from student to socialite and follows her ascent into the influencial fashion pack. Meet the girl who would grow up to marry a prince and see what it takes to become a style icon and modern-day...read more

  • Jane Holland

    But the police can find nothing - no body, no sign of a crime - and even Ellie has to wonder if it was a trick of her mind, a gruesome vision conjured up by grief. It's eighteen years to the day since she witnessed her own mother's murder on the same woodland spot. But what if she really did see what she thinks she saw? What if the body was left there for Ellie alone to find? And there's one detail Ellie can't shake: a deliberate number three on the dead woman's forehead. When she discovers a second body, this one bearing the number two, Ellie is convinced they are not messages but threats. The killer is on a countdown: but who is girl number...read more

  • Mark Edwards

    It was the job she had dreamed of since childhood. But on her very first day, when an unnerving encounter drags up memories Sophie Greenwood would rather forget, she wonders if she has made a mistake. A fatal mistake. What is her ambitious young assistant really up to? And what exactly happened to Sophie's predecessor? When her husband and daughter are pulled into the nightmare, Sophie is forced to confront her darkest secrets. As her life begins to fall apart at work and at home, Sophie races to uncover the truth about her new job ... before it kills...read more

  • Sofi Croft

    Indigo lives in the Lake District, and spends his time exploring the mountains he loves. An unexpected parcel arrives containing a first aid kit inside his grandfather's satchel. Indigo's curiosity is raised as he looks through his grandfather's notebook to discover drawings of mythical creatures. Strange things begin to happen and Indigo finds himself treating an injured magpie-cat, curing a cockatrice of its death-darting gaze, and defending a dragon. Indigo realizes he must uncover the secrets his family have kept hidden, and travels alone to the Polish mountains to search for his grandfather and the truth. Danger looms as events spiral out of control, and Indigo needs to make ...read more