Action and Romance, a tale of first contact set in Paris, the city of love.
An alien spaceship is spotted by NASA… It lands in Paris…
Two gauloise-smoking policemen and a young female graduate head out to investigate…
Can it be? Two Aliens have landed in Paris?
But why? Who are they? What do they want?
It was not like looking for a needle in a hay-stack. It was like feeling for a needle in a hay barn wearing gloves and a blindfold – that’s what Steven told me.
He was talking about the Search for Extra Terrestrial Life, an impossible pursuit until two aliens, yes two, landed in Paris.
After a whirlwind courtship and marriage to dashing Frenchman Emile Daubigny, Anna, the teenage daughter of a Russian furrier, moves to Paris with her new husband, looking forward to a life of gaiety, love and comfortable affluence.
The year is 1864: married life and the social scene in the most fashionable city on earth is everything Anna hoped it would be, but when Emile vanishes without trace and she is evicted, her world crumbles. As war with Prussia looms, Anna and the city she loves must struggle to survive.
This coming of age story explores the themes of friendship, love and the fragility of dreams. Nineteenth century Paris is richly evoked, from the opulent ballrooms of high society to the squalid tenements and harsh streets where the shadow of revolution grows ever darker.
“It was only a dream, Teo. You have to go!”Teodor of Freyne is taken, he falls into the hands of the ruthless yet charismatic Chart Segat, a populist politician, he is also head of the crack space warriors: the Dome Elite.
Teodor’s mother, Regent Sayginn of Freyne 2 will use every resource at her disposal to find her son. She will call on the Valvanchi, the telepathic shapeshifters alien to free him.
The only question is can they get to the prince in time?
As Boston’s most lethal serial killer jeopardizes the city’s anniversary celebration, CSI Detective Stanford Carter desperately fights for forensic clues to nail the perp.
But the “Plunger” after stabbing his victims through the heart, leaves only Tarot cards as evidence.
The mayor demanding an arrest is also keeping a secret. Soon, something even more dangerous threatens the city. Carter must find out what it is before it steals his sanity and the life of the woman he loves.
Gary Starta is a force to be recond with.
Sebastian is a pawnbroker.
He’s also a peeping tom with a powerful pair of binoculars and a perfect view into an apartment across the street.
JJ Toner’s background is in mathematics and computing, but he has been writing full time since 2005. Many of his short stories have been published in mainstream magazines. His novels include the bestselling WW2 spy story ‘The Black Orchestra’, and its two sequels, ‘The Wings of the Eagle’ and ‘A Postcard from Hamburg’.
Whatever move we make will lose us the game.
Germany, March 1933.
Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party have swept into power.
In Munich, Kommissar Saxon of the civilian police force is hunting a brutal serial killer that stalks the streets of the city.
But the shadow of the Schutzstaffel (SS) hangs over Saxon and his assistant, making their task close to impossible.
Angela is beautiful and charismatic on the outside. But on the inside, a demon rages, determined to get anyone and anything she wants. And now with her biological clock ticking, she seduces her old friend Philip, and his partner Jonathan, into having a child with her through artificial insemination.
From the moment the parenting agreement is signed, Angela’s mask of deceit slips away and she leads the fathers-to-be on a relentless, agonizing journey filled with lies, anguish and finally tragedy that forever changes the lives of everyone involved.
And if that’s the case, then one better be prepared.
For Cadence Findley, Vampire Hunting isn’t a choice: it’s in her blood. Of course, she doesn’t know that until she happens to meet a Vampire.
When her friend Drew disappears at a creepy Eidolon Festival, it is up to Cadence to save her, and that’s when she realizes exactly who she really is: Cadence Findley, Vampire Hunter extraordinaire.
With the help of the Guardians, will Cadence successfully hunt down the ancient Vampire Holland, or will Cadence be the next victim?
Ilona is longing for love and a simple, satisfying life as a doctor.
What she doesn’t expect is to get caught up in the world ruled by dark clan members, the customs of ancient tribes and love interests that are far less innocent than they first appear.
Love, ancient tribal legends, secrets, time travel and magical powers collide in a compelling fantasy series, hailed “Original, Mystical and Unique.”
“This is so different from the usual fare churned out by ordinary writers.” ~Author Valerie Byron
Author Claude Viens explores his own weight-loss and health journey in The Most Powerful Weight Loss Device Ever Made, The Human Brain.
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The Most Powerful Weight Loss Device Ever Made, The Human Brain will show you:
• What it means to be accountable
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A white witch and a soul reaper battle for each other’s hearts.
A hot cowboy meets a sexy guest at a dude ranch and gets the ride of his life.
A deadly storm may bring a detective and the woman he loves together…or tear them apart.
And a woman expecting to go on a first date finds herself caught up in an investigation into a terrorist plot—and falling for the secret agent.
Enjoy four original Harlequin romance novellas from a variety of genres to suit any mood—sweet and sexy, paranormal and suspenseful—in A Taste of Romance anthology!
Mankind’s abuse of the planet reached a critical point. The earth could not sustain the number of humans that lived on its surface.
Decades of famine, disease and war brought the human species to the brink of extinction.
To preserve the human race, underground cities were built.
Two hundred years after the abandonment of the surface, one underground city is discovering that social segregation and populace control by propaganda can have a very negative effect…
It’s the start of the nineties, Margaret Thatcher is Prime Minister and IRA bombs threaten mainland Britain.
But for Howard Greenfield life is good: a beautiful wife, a daughter he dotes on, a successful Sales Executive in a leading London advertising agency. Until a meeting of eyes across a crowded airport lounge sucks him into the world of the stunningly beautiful Julie.
A reckless, stolen night of passion in the summer Spanish heat threatens to blow his life apart.
Months later unexpected events propel him to the pinnacle of his career – then comes the ‘phone call he feared. Now he faces the ultimate dilemma – kill or lose everything.
In Tehran, while hiding out from the Iranian secret police, CIA officer, Titus Ray, finds shelter with a group of Iranian Christians. Compelled by their unwavering faith, the battle-hardened agent becomes a believer shortly before they smuggle him out of Iran to freedom in Turkey.
Returning to the States, he discovers his Iranian mission failed because of political infighting within the Agency. After delivering a scathing indictment against the Deputy Director of Operations, he’s forced to take a year’s medical leave in Oklahoma.
Before leaving Langley, however, he discovers a Hezbollah hit man has targeted him for assassination. Now, while trying to figure out what it means to be a follower of Christ, he must decide if the Iranian couple he meets in Oklahoma has ties to the man who’s trying to kill him, and if Nikki Saxon, a beautiful local detective, can be trusted with his secrets.
When Tim, Maria and Bob’s fourteen year old apparently model son goes missing, they are baffled and distraught. A police investigation reveals Tim wasn’t quite the son they thought he was.
Frantic attempts to find him fail, and when their quest becomes an obsession this causes problems between them. But they never give up, and are determined to find him DEAD OR ALIVE, even though it may cost them dear.
Dead or Alive? Which is it, what happened to Tim, and why? This is a compelling story of a couple ripped apart by tragedy in mysterious circumstances and the suspense is maintained to the end.
A gripping and powerful story: highly recommended.
Donna, a beautiful young woman, scarred by an unhappy childhood is brutally attacked on her way home from work. As she struggles to recover, her life spirals out of control, bringing back demons from the past. An attempted suicide, culminates in her spending a lengthy spell in hospital.
There her recovery is slow, but when she is befriended by a male nurse, a relationship begins to develop. Once she leaves hospital, this relationship blossoms, and Donna thinks all her troubles are over.
However, on her honeymoon, at the eleventh hour, Donna makes a devastating discovery that brings all her worst fears back to the fore, placing her in a situation that may well cost her, her life.
Will the Real Carolyn Keene Please Stand Up will surprise and entertain you as you step into the lives of the three primary creators of the Nancy Drew mystery series (Edward Stratemeyer, Harriet Stratemeyer Adams and Mildred Wirt Benson).
This book tells the story of how the plucky, intelligent, resourceful, and famous girl sleuth came to life, along with the controversy that still rages on about who really created the Nancy that millions of readers across the globe have come to know and love.
“Will the Real Carolyn Keene Please Stand Up is a fresh take on one of America s most popular characters Nancy Drew. Keleny offers readers a behind-the-scenes look at the dedicated and determined creators of the series. She also reveals the competing and often conflicting visions each author had for Nancy. This novel is entertaining, smart, and exceptionally well researched. It is certain to interest anyone who is curious about the surprising mystery behind the Nancy Drew mysteries.“– Jenna Nelson, PhD
A time-travelling adventure for book lovers!
Ever since Jodie came into possession of her time-travelling library card, she has had more spectacular adventures than she would ever hope to dream possible. But along with the thrilling escapades and the steadfast friends she has made, she has endured her share of heartache. Jodie attempts to escape her helplessness by continuing her search for the precious, long-outlawed printed books that she adds to her growing secret collection at the home of her friend, Otso.
While visiting her favourite Victorian-era bookstore, Jodie narrowly escapes an encounter with a mysterious, possibly malevolent woman. Could it be Ms Noble, the wicked librarian who had forbidden time travel and confiscated all of the other children’s library cards? Otso has tasked her with finding a very special and important book that could be the answer to all her hopes – a mission that takes Jodie All over the world once again.Take one gypsy, a promise and a Book, and a key, and THATs adventure
“Off the charts love story filled with action and suspense” ~ Bec, Goodreads Reviewer
Katarina Saunders. Kat to the world, international rock star. Lead singer for The Grinders.
Until she has an accident that ruins her career and sends her running into the mountains, away from everything and everyone.
Dane Reynolds, President of the Savage Angels MC. Fierce, strong and loyal. He’s had his eye on Kat for a while now and has been waiting for her to come to him but he’s had enough of waiting. He’s decided it’s time to make her his.
But so has her Stalker, he’s been waiting for far too long…
Can Dane save Kat? Or will her savage stalker get to her first?
Whirling from a life that’s crumbling around her, Jennifer Carpenter devotes herself to the one thing she can control: becoming the ideal version of herself—a thinner version—no matter the cost.
She isn’t always nice. She isn’t always likable, but she’s honest.
Skinny Me is an in-depth look at the complicated layers of insecurity and depression that can stem from seeking self-worth and beauty in the numbers on a scale.
This novel is beautiful, harsh, and truthful in its characterization of a woman who is flawed, yet inspirational.
Meet the ladies of Portman’s Creamery. Led by Irene and Chrissie Garcia-Galvan, they run their ice cream shop by day and solve the crimes that no one else can at night. Join Pippa, Becca, Mary Beth, Stacey, and Winky on their latest adventure.
When a popular soap maker dies in the middle of her own launch party, the girls must find out who did it.
The answer seems simple. In the victim’s hand was a napkin with a handwritten note: The Butler did it.
They have their killer. There’s just one problem; there are four butlers, each one claiming that he’s innocent.
Did one of them do it? Or is there more to this case?
Join Abigail McFaoil on her quest as she battles against terrible foes, makes precious friends, and meets creatures beyond imagination. Abigail McFaoil is a young woman who shares the sacred heritage of the pixies; hence an outcast in both societies.
When destiny calls upon her to slay one of the world’s great evils, she ventures forward to smite a terrible villain. Baron Charles Byron.
But is she setting her sights too high in order to impress her father and the rest of her clan? During her journey, she is joined by four unlikely traveling companions. Garren, rogue member of the greatwolf tribe.
Peter Cromwell, a shy and lanky alchemist who would like nothing better than to be left alone for the rest of his mortal existence. Daphne, a firebrand pixie and Abigail’s aunt. And finally, Twig, a lovably bumbling brown bear.
Zyan Star’s latest job is turning into a real Nightmare. Actually, a whole herd of them.
When supernatural bounty hunter Zyan Star jets down to Rio to meet a prospective client, everything goes as planned initially. That is, until she finds out the person hiring her is Raoul Cabrera, the half demon/half faery supernatural overlord of Brazil, who rubs elbows with Lucifer himself. And that he’s hired another bounty hunter, Donovan McGregor, to work with her.
Their target is a herd of Nightmares, horse spirits that torment people with visions of their worst fears before devouring their flesh. Zy and Donovan head out on the hunt, but it quickly becomes apparent that their client hasn’t given them all the facts. There’s a pissed-off, powerful witch summoning the Nightmares, and she’s out to exact some serious revenge on Raoul. Zy soon realizes she’s caught in the middle of a lover’s spat between two immensely powerful supernaturals, and it’s not clear whose side she should stand on. As if that weren’t enough, pulling off this job is going to require her to relive her worst fears and summon her own long-suppressed magical powers.
It is 1954 and Katherine Gale has just turned thirteen, though she likes it when people say she looks older. But no matter what year it is, when you’re thirteen, you still don’t like cleaning your room, having to sit next to your younger brothers, or go visit your elderly Grandmother. Katherine and her mother, Ruth, are about to do just that.
Grandma Blanch is eighty-four and getting forgetful, so it was decided she has to move soon and Ruth needs help sorting through Grandma’s things. Katherine only has younger brothers, so she gets volunteered for the task.
What Katherine and her mother don’t know is that Grandma Blanch needs more help then they realize, and Katherine, unwittingly, discovers how to do just that. What Katherine doesn’t expect is that she gains a new friend in the process.
The choice is clear — the booze or her baby, which is more important?
While the answer is obvious, choosing her child means facing the demons that drive her to drink and confronting those demons means going back to the one place she swore she’d never see again — home.
The ruthless persecution of Christians in Rome by Emperor Valerian in 258 AD connects two men with similar backgrounds, but completely different lifestyles. Both began life as orphans on the streets of Rome.
One, a Christian Deacon, dedicates his life to serving the Bishop of Rome and the poor. The other, a stonemason, reacts in horror as his secure and happy life is turned upside down after he discovers his adoptive parents have become Christians.
In desperation she rejects her assignment and the quality of life she would have been guaranteed – then, suddenly free for the first time in her life, finds her imagination captured by legends which tell of a secret society of elite assassins.
Rebellion is the first of three novels in the Chronicles of Charanthe series.