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  • Mary Jane Wells

    Heroine is based on the true story of Danna Davis and her 10 years in the US Army. A survivor of military sexual trauma, hers is a human story exploring healing, forgiveness and what speaking your truth really means - with grit, lyricism and necessary black humour. On a dangerous mission inside a combat zone, Sgt Davis must work with the perpetrator of her sexual attack to get her squad home safely. Is peace possible? This audiobook is more of a fully realised radio drama, with FULLY IMMERSIVE SOUND DESIGN from sound designer and foley artist Heather Andrews, and narration from Audie Award Winning narration Mary Jane Wells. Heroine began as Wells' award-winning solo performance,...read more

  • S J Watson

    Brought to you by Penguin. The phenomenal new thriller from the multi-million-copy bestselling author of Before I Go To Sleep. Blackwood Bay. An ordinary place, home to ordinary people. It used to be a buzzing seaside destination. But now, ravaged by the effects of dwindling tourism and economic downturn, it’s a ghost town – and the perfect place for film-maker Alex to shoot her new documentary. But the community is deeply suspicious of her intentions. After all, nothing exciting ever happens in Blackwood Bay – or does it? Blackwood Bay. An ordinary place, home to an extraordinary secret. Praise for S J Watson: 'An exceptional thriller. It left my nerves jangling for...read more

  • Amanda Forester

    Highland warrior Gavin Patrick wants is to get back to his native Scotland. Before Gavin leaves the battlefield, he's given a final mission - escort Lady Marie Colette to her fiance. Under no circumstances is he to lay hands on the beautiful heiress...no matter how desperate the temptation. Forced to pose as a married couple to escape from France, Gavin and Marie Colette find themselves thrown into peril...and each other's arms. As the danger mounts, so does forbidden passion. It isn't until Marie Colette is taken from Gavin that he is forced to decide if he willing to lose the woman who stole his heart, or jeopardize his honor, defy his promise, and steal her in...read more

  • Jane Austen

    Emma Woodhouse, age 21, is beautiful, wealthy, talented and smart. The world lies at her feet. She wants for nothing. What could she possibly gift the world in return? When Emma follows her unfailing instinct for romantic matchmaking, she ensures that the entwined communities of Donwell Abbey, Hartfield and Randall's Estates in rural 19th century England are never short of horrifying social embarrassment and misadventure. Original source material for the movie Clueless, Emma is known for its cast of rich and lively characters, biting social commentary and a sparkling plot This time it is narrated by Mary Jane Wells, a multiple Earphone Award and Audie Award Winner known for her...read more

  • Robyn Cadwallader

    England, 1255. What could drive a girl on the cusp of womanhood to lock herself away from the world forever? Sarah is just seventeen when she chooses to become an anchoress, a holy woman shut away in a cell that measures only seven by nine paces, at the side of the village church. Fleeing the grief of losing a much-loved sister in childbirth as well as pressure to marry the local lord's son, she decides to renounce the world-with all its dangers, desires, and temptations-and commit herself to a life of prayer. But it soon becomes clear that the thick, unforgiving walls of Sarah's cell cannot protect her as well as she had thought. With the outside world clamoring to get in and the...read more

  • Madeline Hunter

    Shewas a sensible woman, he was a man who could drive a woman senseless withdesire ... Gareth Fitzallen is celebrated for four things: hishandsome face, his notable charm, his aristocratic connections, and an abilityto give the kind of pleasure that has women begging for more. Normally hebestows his talents on experienced, worldly women. But when he heads toLangdon's End to restore a property he inherited-and to investigate a massiveart theft-he lays plans to seduce a most unlikely lady. Eva Russell lives a spinster's life of precariousfinances and limited dreams while clinging to her family's old gentry status.She supports herself by copying paintings while she plots to marry her...read more

  • Simone St. James

    Portis Houseemerged from the fog as we approached, showing itself slowly as a long, lowshadow... In 1919 Kitty Weekes-pretty, resourceful, and on the run-falsifiesher background to obtain a nursing position at Portis House, a remote hospitalfor soldiers left shell-shocked by the horrors of the Great War. Hiding theshame of their mental instability in what was once a magnificent privateestate, the patients suffer from nervous attacks and tormenting dreams. Butsomething more is going on at Portis House-its plaster is crumbling; itsplumbing makes eerie noises; and strange, cold breaths of air waft through the emptyrooms. It's known that the former occupants left abruptly, but where did...read more

  • Simone St. James

    From the acclaimed author of The Haunting ofMaddy Clare comes another spellbinding ghost story set in 1920s England. London, 1925. Glamorous medium Gloria Sutter madeher fortune helping the bereaved contact loved ones killed during the GreatWar. Now she's been murdered at one of her own séances, after leaving a finalmessage requesting the help of her former friend and sole rival, Ellie Winter. Ellie doesn't contact the dead-at least, notanymore. She specializes in miraculously finding lost items. Still, she can'trefuse the final request of the only other true psychic she has known. NowEllie must delve into Gloria's secrets and plunge back into the world ofhucksters, lowlifes, and fakes....read more

  • K. T. Medina

    Set in the shadowy Killing Fields of Cambodia, this gripping military thriller follows Tess Hardy as she works to unravel the mystery of how her husband, and many others, keep disappearing and turning up dead in the mine-laden backwaters of Southeast Asia. Tess Hardy thought she had put Luke, her violent ex-husband, firmly in her past. Then he calls from Cambodia, where he is working as a mine-clearer, and there's something in his voice she hasn't heard before: Fear. Two weeks later, he's dead. Against her better judgment, Tess is drawn to Cambodia and to the killing fields. Keeping her relationship to Luke a closely guarded secret, Tess joins his team of mine clearers, who are...read more

  • Elizabeth Mansfield

    Tis the season when lovers' eyes shine by the light of a blazing Yule log, when a quick kiss is shared beneath the mistletoe, and when love is the most splendid gift of all. Savor the beauty and passion of Christmas with two heartwarming stories by outstanding Regency author Elizabeth Mansfield. From A Sneeze on Tuesday: A broken engagement and a miserable cold were not in Elinor's holiday plans. But her spirited heart found its own remedy: a true and lasting love... From The Girl with Airs: A roguish Scot is paired with a stubborn lass at a memorable country...read more

  • Anna Elliott

    Six Award-Winning Authors have contributed new stories to A Timeless Romance Anthology: All Regency Collection. Readers will love this collection of six regency romance novellas.In The Wedding Gift: A Pride and Prejudice Story, an enchanting novella by Anna Elliott, the story opens two weeks before Elizabeth Bennet’s wedding to Mr. Darcy. He has given her the perfect wedding gift, and now she must come up with one for him. But what do you give a man who has everything? Elizabeth soon discovers that the gift of love is more important than any one thing.In Dream of a Glorious Season, a sweet novella by Sarah M. Eden, we meet Elizabeth Gillerford who envies her sister only one...read more

  • Sarah M. Eden

    With two new novellas and four reader favorites, Sarah M. Eden fans will love this collection of stories set in her beloved British Isles.This collection includes The Road to Cavan Town where sweet Alice Wheatley tries to catch the eye of Isaac in her own unique way. Will it be worth the effort? Then, in A Christmas Promise, Sean hopes to start a new job as a stablehand in Kilkenny Castle, but Maeve Butler has to come to his rescue when he’s stuck in a muddy field. After their memorable encounter, all he can think about is her fiery wit and dark eyes.This set also includes two regency novellas centered around the London season. From Dream of a Glorious Season, Elizabeth has always...read more

  • E. J. Levy

    A "gorgeous, thoughtful, heartbreaking" historical novel, The Cape Doctor is the story of one man’s journey from penniless Irish girl to one of most celebrated and accomplished figures of his time (Lauren Fox, New York Times bestselling author of Send for Me).   Beginning in Cork, Ireland, the novel recounts Perry’s journey from daughter to son in order to enter medical school and provide for family, but Perry soon embraced the new-found freedom of living life as a man. From brilliant medical student in Edinburgh and London to eligible bachelor and quick-tempered physician in Cape Town, Dr. Perry thrived. When he befriended the aristocratic Cape Governor, the doctor rose...read more

  • Manda Collins

    An intrepid female reporter matches wits with a serious, sexy detective in an award-winning author's fun and flirty historical rom-com, perfect for readers of Evie Dunmore, Julia Quinn, and Tessa Dare! England, 1865: Newspaper columnist Lady Katherine Bascomb finds herself the subject of speculation when her latest article leads to an arrest in the murders plaguing London. The English believe women ought not to write about such vulgar things as crime, and a particularly attractive detective inspector is incensed that she's interfered with his investigation. To escape her sudden notoriety, Katherine heads to the country-only to witness a murder upon her arrival. Detective Inspector Andrew...read more

  • Harriet Kline

    A boy struggling to process an unexpected loss believes he has been given a series of clues to the biggest puzzle of all—the meaning of life—in this deeply felt debut novel. “An exquisitely beautiful and compelling novel about love, loss, and life.”—Rachel Joyce, New York Times bestselling author of Miss Benson’s Beetle Meet Ollie. He’s eleven years old. He hasn’t yet met a Killer Sudoku he can’t solve, but he finds the world around him difficult. People don’t say what they mean, and he hates being wrong. And now, a sudden tragedy teaches him there is no easy answer to the problem of grief.  When Ollie’s...read more

  • Joanna Lowell

    An artist stumbles upon a naked duke and an unlikely love story begins in this captivating Victorian historical romance.   When Royal Academy painting student Lucy Coover trips over a naked man passed out in an East End alley, she does the decent thing. She covers him up and fetches help. Trouble is, she can't banish his muscular form from her dreams as easily. Compelled to capture every detail, she creates a stunning portrait but is forced to sell it when the rent comes due. What could be worse than surrendering the very picture of your desire? Meeting the man himself.  Anthony Philby, Duke of Weston, is nobody's muse. Upon discovering the...read more

  • Brianne Moore

    Susan Napier's family once lived on the success of the high-end restaurants founded by her late grandfather. But bad luck and worse management has brought the business to the edge of financial ruin. Now it's up to Susan to save the last remaining restaurant: Elliot's, the flagship in Edinburgh. But what awaits Susan in the charming city of Auld Reekie is more than she bargained for. Chris Baker, her grandfather's former protégé—and her ex-boyfriend—is also heading to the Scottish capital. After finding fame in New York as a chef and judge of a popular TV cooking competition, Chris is returning to his native Scotland to open his own restaurant. Although the storms have cleared after...read more

  • Joanna Lowell

    A runaway bride dumps a duke and rewrites her own love story in this enchanting Victorian historical romance from the author of The Duke Undone.   Pretty and pampered, Lavinia Yardley always dreamed of becoming a duchess. But family disgrace forces her into marriage with the most vile duke in England, and she finds herself desperate for a way out. When a rustic stranger mistakes her for globe-trotting botanist Muriel Pendrake at a train station, Lavinia has a split second to decide whether to submit to her fate or steal someone else's. Neal Traymayne spent his youth traveling the world as Varnham Nursery's most daring plant hunter. Now he...read more

  • Christina Riggs

    A bold new history of the discovery of King Tut and the seismic impact it left on modern society.   When it was discovered in 1922, in an Egypt newly independent of the British Empire, the 3,300-year-old tomb of Tutankhamun sent shockwaves around the world. The boy-king became a household name overnight and kickstarted an international obsession that continues to this day. From pop culture and politics to tourism and the heritage industry, it’s impossible to imagine the past century without the discovery of Tutankhamun – yet so much of the story remains untold.   In Treasured, Christina Riggs weaves compelling historical analysis with tales of lives touched,...read more

  • Manda Collins

    Former lovers become reluctant allies in this delightfully witty historical rom-com from the bestselling author of A Lady's Guide to Mischief and Mayhem—for fans of Evie Dunmore, Enola Holmes, and Netflix's Bridgerton! England, 1867: As half of the writing duo behind England’s most infamous crime column, Miss Caroline Hardcastle has quite the scandalous reputation. It may have cost her a fiancé, but she would much rather bring attention to crimes against those ignored by society than worry about what the ton thinks of her. After Caro’s dear friend is kidnapped, however, she has no choice but to work with Lord Valentine Thorn, the same man who...read more