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  • Robin Perini

    Forgotten secrets. Forgotten lies. A family legacy…A determined killer. On the outskirts of Singing River, Wyoming, a couple dies in a fire that ravages their remote mountain home. Everyone believes it’s a tragic accident—except FBI profiler Riley Lambert. She isn’t convinced, and neither is her fiancé, ex-Navy SEAL turned sheriff Thayne Blackwood. When they discover that the couple’s daughter is missing, Riley’s dark memories of her own sister’s kidnapping ratchet up the urgency to find the girl—before it’s too late. Racing through a maze of deceit and a buried past, the pair find themselves under attack from an unknown...read more

  • Katie Macalister

    Life, love, and the pursuit of the perfect Englishman . . . Welcome to the world of Emily! Emily Williams, twenty-something free spirit, is spending a year in England with-horror of horrors-her parents. She's not going to let that get her down, though . . . any more than she is brought low by her seemingly hopeless search for love, the ghost that inhabits her underwear drawer, the horrible high school flashbacks that come via a student she tutors, the hot guy she fancies who may or may not be what he appears, or the dishy almost-veterinarian who could be the perfect Mr. Emily . . . if only he wasn't elbow-deep in sheep. Literally . . . Contains mature...read more

  • Kathleen Bridge

    Nationally bestselling author Kathleen Bridge presents a delightful new series set on a barrier island where waves meet sand-and mayhem meets murder . . . The Indialantic by the Sea Hotel has a hundred-year-old history on beautiful Melbourne Beach, Florida, and more than a few guests seem to have been there from the start. When Liz Holt returns home after an intense decade in New York, she's happy to be surrounded by the eccentric clientele and loving relatives that populate her family-run inn, and doubly pleased to see the business is staying afloat thanks to its vibrant shopping emporium and a few very wealthy patrons. But that patronage decreases by one when a filthy rich guest is...read more

  • Sara Ackerman

    A USA TODAY BESTSELLER “An emotional and heartfelt tale of love and courage.” —Chanel Cleeton, bestselling author of the Reese Witherspoon Book Club pick Next Year in Havana November, 1941. She’s never even seen the ocean before, but Eva Cassidy has her reasons for making the crossing to Hawaii, and they run a lot deeper than escaping a harsh Michigan winter. Newly enlisted as an Army Corps nurse, Eva is stunned by the splendor she experiences aboard the steamship SS Lurline; even more so by Lt. Clark Spencer, a man she is drawn to but who clearly has secrets of his own. But Eva’s past—and the future she’s trying to create—means that she’s not free to follow her...read more

  • Bree Livingston

    Pretending to date isn't as easy as it sounds. Belle Evans has won a cruise at just the right time. But when her ex-fiance shows up on the same ship with his new love, she can't let him think she's a loser. Good thing her cute neighbor in the suite next to hers was hanging around. When Tristan Stone inherits his grandmother's cruise line, he thinks it the perfect opportunity to be a regular guy-all while checking out his new business. A relationship wasn't even on the horizon until Belle Evans blurts out he's her boyfriend. A girl afraid of getting her heart broken, a guy trying to keep his identity a secret, and nine days at sea. No way at all this could backfire . . . She wants a...read more

  • Gwendolyn Womack

    Travel through time with the touch of a hand. Roan West was born with an extraordinary gift: he can relive memories across centuries and glean history first-hand. A highly skilled psychometrist, Roan is able to perceive the past of any object he touches. He has spent his life as a voyeur, using his talents to find and sell valuable antiques, but his quiet life in New Orleans is about to change. Stuart, a fellow pyschometrist and Roan's close friend, has just unearthed several 'ooparts': out-of-place artifacts that challenge recorded history, including a ring belonging to the seventeenth-century mathematician and philosopher Rene Descartes that was found buried in prehistoric bedrock. The...read more

  • Carrie Stuart Parks

    FBI-certified forensic artist Carrie Stuart Parks infuses her real-life expertise into her award-winning suspense novels. Evelyn McTavish’s world came crashing down with the suicide of her fiancé. As she struggles to put her life back together and make a living from her art, she receives a call that her dog is about to be destroyed at the pound. Except she doesn’t own a dog. The shelter is adamant that the microchip embedded in the canine with her name and address makes it hers. Evelyn recognizes the dog as one owned by archaeologist John Coyote because she was commissioned to draw the two of them. The simple solution is to return the dog to his owner—but she...read more

  • Kathleen Bridge

    The breathtaking barrier island of Melbourne Beach, Florida, is every tourist's fantasy-until murder washes ashore . . . Trading the urban sprawl of Manhattan for the tranquility and exotic beauty of a Florida barrier island was the best decision author Liz Holt ever made. What could be more ideal for relaxing, regrouping, and getting a writer's creative juices flowing than observing life at the unconventional hotel that has been in Liz's family for generations? But it's death that grips the island when a body sweeps in on the tide . . . The victim was a member of a fishing crew lost at sea who may or may not have drowned. Despite the corpse in their crosshairs, the staff of the...read more

  • Jen Turano

    After her father lost the family's fortune, Wilhelmina was cast out of the fashionable set and banished to the wallflower section. Taking a position as a social secretary to help support her family, she's mostly come to terms with her new status. But when her old friend Edgar returns to New York society for the first time since she rejected his marriage proposal, she's newly ashamed at how far she's fallen—and how hastily she dismissed him years ago. Her strategy is to avoid a face-to-face encounter at all costs, but he seems to have other plans. Will Edgar take advantage of their now reversed positions and make her regret her refusal, or is there still hope for a friendship between...read more

  • Emily R. King

    In the second book in The Evermore Chronicles by Emily R. King, Everley Donovan plunges into the roiling waves of a strange new world to hunt a wicked prince who cheated time. Everley Donovan’s mission: retrieve the hallowed sword of Avelyn stolen by the wicked Prince Killian, who slayed her family and left her for dead. Should she fail, the seven worlds will come to an end, as could time itself. And no one treasures time more than Everley, whose lifesaving clock heart cannot beat forever. She has set sail with a rogue crew for the otherworlds, where the key to dethroning the prince lies deep within the Land Under the Wave. But passage through these unknown seas—where horrors...read more

  • Bree Livingston

    A self-made billionaire, his high school sweetheart, and the horrible truth that threatens to keep them apart. On the night of their high school graduation, Grayson Matthews asked his girlfriend's father if he could marry her. He wasn't expecting excitement-them being so young-but the blatant refusal and threat to disown Emma if Grayson ever said a word came as a complete shock. Knowing he couldn't stay in town and watch her fall in love and marry someone else, Grayson left. Now, ten years later he's back, and with that secret still hanging between them, his only choice is to keep her at a distance so the truth never hurts her. Emma Lane still can't understand why her high school...read more

  • Charlie N. Holmberg

    From the Wall Street Journal bestselling author of The Paper Magician Series comes the enthralling climax of a cataclysmic war between monstrous creatures. Sandis has finally freed herself from her master and his plans to use her as a vessel for the ancient beast Kolosos. But her master has found a new, impossible vessel: Sandis’s brother, Anon—a brother she long thought dead. Kolosos is ancient, massive, and seemingly unbeatable. Fortunately, Sandis has her own monster—an ethereal fire horse that she can summon at will. In addition, she and Rone may have discovered the secret to defeating Kolosos: ancient lore that details the creation of magic. It could be the key to...read more

  • Alexander Yates

    When an insect-borne plague begins to envelop the world, three sixteen-year-olds struggle to survive amongst the healthy “trues” and the infected “wickeds” in this gripping dystopian tale from the author of The Winter Place. A plague, called Wickedness, is pulsing through the world; and in its wake, it’s dividing the population into thirds: The WICKED: Already infected by the droves of Singers, the ultraviolet mosquito-like insects who carry the plague, the Wicked roam the world freely. They don’t want for much—only to maim and dismember you. But don’t worry: They always ask politely first. The TRUE: The True live in contained, isolated...read more

  • Alexander Yates

    There is a middle world between life and death, and Tess must navigate it to save her brother in this heart-wrenching story infused with the fractured and fantastical realms of Finnish mysticism. Axel and Tess are bewildered when a stranger shows up in their backyard accompanied by a giant brown bear, but before they can investigate the bizarre encounter, something more harrowing happens: their father is killed in a freak car accident. Now orphaned, Tess and Axel are shipped off to Finland to live with grandparents who they’ve never met, and are stunned to discover that the mysterious stranger with the bear has found them again. More stunning—they come to understand that this...read more

  • Sarah Darer Littman

    In critically acclaimed author Sarah Darer Littman's gripping new novel, what happens online doesn't always stay online . . . Lara just got told off on Facebook. She thought that Christian liked her, that he was finally going to ask her to his school's homecoming dance. It's been a long time since Lara's felt this bad, this depressed. She's worked really hard since starting high school to be happy and make new friends. Bree used to be BBFs with overweight, depressed Lara in middle school, but constantly listening to Lara's problems got to be too much. Bree's secretly glad that Christian's pointed out Lara's flaws to the world. Lara's not nearly as great as everyone thinks. After weeks...read more

  • Bree Livingston

    An injured football star with an attitude, a feisty, dedicated nurse, and two weeks stuck together in a Denver mountaintop lodge. Sara Lynch needs an escape from her mother's soap-opera life. When she gets a call from the nursing agency saying a confidential client needs care, it's the perfect opportunity to get the break she craves-two weeks in a mountain lodge taking care of billionaire and former football star, Liam Thomas. Since his football injury a year ago, Liam's life has consisted of nothing but his smothering sister and painful flashes of the accident that ended his career. When his sister takes off for a two-week honeymoon, he thinks he'll have his Denver lodge to himself-until...read more

  • Kathleen Krull

    Discover how animals influenced twenty of the world's most beloved authors, from Charles Dickens to J. K. Rowling. Did you know that a dog saved Pablo Neruda's life? Or that Mark Twain had a cat named Bambino? Or that Edgar Allan Poe wrote with a cat on his shoulders? Writers and Their Pets tells these stories and many more that will delight not only children but also literary experts, history lovers, and animal enthusiasts. Each short chapter focuses on one author's life, using simple and entertaining text to weave tales of the pets that affected the lives and works of these writers. Writers and Their Pets features a diverse list of both male and female international authors, from the...read more

  • Hester Fox

    '[This] romance-cum-murder mystery moves at a brisk pace.' The Sunday Times 'A perfect blend of gothic mystery, drama and romance.' Cressida McLaughlin ************************************************************* A town gripped by fear. A woman accused of murder. Who can save Pale Harbour from itself? 1846. Desperate to escape the ghosts of his past, Gabriel Stone takes a position as a minister in the remote Pale Harbour, but not all is as it seems in the sleepy town. As soon as Gabriel steps foot in town, he can't escape the rumours about the mysterious Sophy Carver, a young widow who lives in the eerie...read more

  • Kathleen Bridge

    When a murderer crashes a masquerade ball, it's up to Liz to unmask the killer . . . It's been quite a year for novelist Liz Holt. She's overcome a lot and is finally feeling at peace with her new life at her family's hotel, the Indialantic by the Sea, on the beautiful barrier island of Melbourne Beach, Florida. She's exactly where she needs to be to ring in the New Year at the Florida Writes Literary Masquerade Ball. But when her ex-boyfriend surprises her at the ball, she can't disguise her anger, and the two engage in a very public argument. Naturally, after her ex is found dead on the hotel grounds, shot through the heart, Liz tops the suspect list. With the help of family and...read more

  • Dea Poirier

    A troubled detective learns that the fires of the past are still burning in this haunting, emotional thriller. When detective Claire Calderwood is called to a grisly murder scene, she’s haunted by memories of her murdered sister. The victim is tied to a motel bed, her head covered in plastic and her body sprinkled with ashes. Claire’s dealt with vile crime scenes before, but this one strikes close to home. Claire’s boyfriend, reporter Noah Washington, once helped find her sister’s killer, but now he’s a distraction to this new investigation. She wants to help him resolve the mysteries of his past, but Noah has been distant, and Claire knows he’s...read more