By Deborah Lawrenson
Combining the ambience of Jess Walter's Beautiful Ruins with the exciting ancient backstory of Christina Baker Kline’s Orphan teach, Deborah Lawrenson’s spell binding novel transports readers to a sunny Portuguese city with a shadowy past—where ladies, many years aside, are drawn right into a darkish video game of fact and lies that also haunts the transferring sea marshes.
Traveling to Faro, Portugal, journalist Joanna Millard hopes to flee an unsatisfying dating and a stalled occupation. Faro is a fascinating city, and the beach perspectives are better by way of the corporate of Nathan Emberlin, a charismatic more youthful guy. yet in the back of the crumbling facades of Moorish structures, Joanna quickly realizes, Faro has a seedy underbelly, its financial system compromised via corruption and wartime spoils. And Nathan has an ulterior rationale for looking her corporation: he's made up our minds to find the reality regarding a child’s kidnapping which can have taken position in this dramatic beach over twenty years ago.
Joanna’s next seek leads her to Ian Rylands, an English expat who cryptically insists she is going to locate solutions in The Alliance, a singular written through American Esta Hartford. The e-book recounts an American couple’s event in Portugal in the course of global warfare II, and their entanglements either own with their German enemies. in simple terms Rylands insists the booklet isn’t fiction, and as Joanna reads deeper into The Alliance, she starts to suspect that Esta Hartford’s tale and Nathan Emberlin’s may perhaps certainly converge in Faro—where the previous not just casts an extended shadow yet nonetheless exerts a really current danger.
By Jennifer Roberson
For the 1st time in years, lifestyles turns out settled for Tiger and Del. They run a faculty for sword-dancers within the South. they're elevating a two-year-old daughter. They gather source of revenue from their curiosity in a thriving cantina. sometimes Tiger needs to dance opposed to sword-dancers bent on killing him for leaving behind the oaths and vows of the circle, yet for the main half it truly is an idyllic existence. until eventually Tiger's twenty-five-year-old son accuses him of being "domesticated."
Thus challenged via his personal flesh-and-blood to reclaim his mythical prestige, Tiger, observed by way of Del and his son, embarks on a trip northwards that may attempt his sword ability and unravel, and lead him and Del into chance from an previous enemy. although Tiger had forsaken his magic years prior to, he now faces the alternative to reclaim it, and to wield it, so that it will shop these he loves.
By Hannah Howell
There is not anything sexier than a guy in a kilt, and in those 4 undying stories set in Scotland, big apple instances bestselling writer Hannah Howell takes us right into a land of romance and experience. . .
Prepare to satisfy 4 heroes as alluring because the Highlands. A rushing laird with an urge for food for greater than a Scottish beauty's culinary abilities. . . a proud lord on a trip of rescue and wish. . . a sensual warrior on the middle of 1 woman's goals. . . and a good-looking yet somber Scot whose pleasure is reawakened by means of real love. those passionate romances will thrill you, seduce you, and hot your center. . .
Praise for Hannah Howell and her Highland novels. . .
"Few authors painting the Scottish highlands as lovingly or colorfully as Hannah Howell." --Publishers Weekly
"Expert storyteller Howell pens one other Highland winner." --Romantic occasions
By Carmen Caine
(Scotland, 1478) - Ruan MacLeod was once via with ladies. They have been not anything yet hassle.
Leaving the rash lifetime of his adolescence at the back of, he again to Skye, looking peace. He by no means intended to separate the extended family or begin a conflict with the MacDonald of Duntulm. He definitely by no means foresaw an prepared marriage to the main scandalous girl in Scotland. although she was once two times his age, the scale of a horse and mom to multiple illegitimate baby, he agreed to safe his sister's freedom.
However, even that plan is going enormously awry. On his marriage ceremony day, he reveals himself confronted as an alternative with an attractive, green-eyed lass named Bree. A strolling catastrophe, his bride instantly turns his global into chaos and threatens to soften his unravel by no means to like again.
Betrayed by means of her personal mom, Bree flees to Skye, pondering purely to reunite together with her lengthy, misplaced father. in its place, she reveals herself wed to Ruan MacLeod instead bride. while she is pressured to stay within the fort, she is quickly stuck among brothers and the mentally unwell spouse of the laird.
Shy, but robust, Bree embarks on a trip of independence and learns alongside the best way that every one males usually are not unavoidably evil. actually, one quite brooding, but gentle-hearted warrior is important of affection, and she or he quickly loses her middle forever.
By Kristin Hannah
Once, decades in the past, I walked down a night-darkened street known as Firefly Lane, on their lonesome, at the worst evening of my lifestyles, and that i chanced on a kindred spirit. That used to be our starting. greater than thirty years in the past. TullyandKate. You and me opposed to the area. top neighbors without end. yet tales finish, do not they? You lose the folks you like and you have got to discover how to move on. . . .
Tully Hart has constantly been better than lifestyles, a lady fueled through substantial desires and pushed by way of stories of a painful previous. She thinks she will triumph over whatever till her ally, Kate Ryan, dies. Tully attempts to satisfy her deathbed promise to Kate---to be there for Kate's children---but Tully is aware not anything approximately kinfolk or motherhood or taking good care of humans.
Sixteen-year-old Marah Ryan is devastated through her mother's loss of life. Her father, Johnny, strives to carry the kinfolk jointly, yet regardless of his most sensible efforts, Marah turns into unreachable in her grief. not anything and nobody turns out to topic to her . . . until eventually she falls in love with a tender guy who makes her smile back and leads her into his risky, shadowy world.
Dorothy Hart---the lady who as soon as known as herself Cloud---is on the middle of Tully's tragic earlier. She many times deserted her daughter, Tully, as a toddler, yet now she comes again, interested in her daughter's facet at a time while Tully is such a lot on my own. in the end, Dorothy needs to face her darkest worry: basically through revealing the grotesque secrets and techniques of her previous can she wish to develop into the mum her daughter needs.
A unmarried, tragic selection and a middle-of-the-night mobile name will carry those girls jointly and set them on a poignant, strong trip of redemption. each one has misplaced her means, and they're going to want every one another---and perhaps a miracle---to remodel their lives.
An emotionally advanced, heart-wrenching novel approximately love, motherhood, loss, and new beginnings, Fly Away reminds us that the place there's lifestyles, there's wish, and the place there's love, there's forgiveness. informed along with her trademark strong storytelling and illuminating prose, Kristin Hannah finds why she is likely one of the such a lot cherished writers of our day.
By Richard Paul Evans
A love tale for Christmas from the number 1 bestselling writer of The Christmas Box and The Walk.
Elise Dutton dreads the coming of one other vacation season. 3 years previous, her husband cheated on her along with her ally, leading to a sour divorce that left her on my own, damaged, and distrustful.
Then, one November day, a stranger ways Elise within the mall meals courtroom. although she acknowledges the guy from her development, Elise hasn't ever officially met him. bored with spending the vacations by myself, the fellow bargains her a proposition. For the subsequent 8 weeks—until the night of December 24—he means that they fake to be a pair. He attracts up a freelance with 4 rules:
1. No deep, probing own questions
2. No drama
3. No telling a person the reality concerning the courting
4. The agreement is void on Christmas Day
The lonely Elise surprises herself by way of agreeing to the belief. because the charade progresses, the protection of her pretend dating starts off to fix her badly damaged center. yet simply as she starts off to discover pleasure back, her long-held mystery threatens to solve the rising courting. yet she may not be the one one with secrets and techniques.
By Chanel Jones
Jasmine was once a customary youngster born within the Dominican Republic, whose existence hadn't been so nice. After leaving the one position she had ever known as domestic, her lifestyles all at once replaced for the more severe. compelled to stay with a Father who wishes no components of her, actual abuse will quickly convey his disdain. Jasmine ultimately turns into homeless, residing at the streets and left to fend for herself on the smooth age of 16. Having nowhere else to move and not anyone in her nook, she reveals herself in a gaggle domestic the place she quick turns into the objective. keep on with Jasmine’s trip of heartache and drug addictions, as she appears to be like for romance in the entire incorrect areas. All she ever sought after was once a occupation, dependable neighbors and greater than whatever, love. occasionally in existence, even the main least difficult of items are by no means effortless to come back by means of. For Jasmine, the difficulty by no means appeared to finish, and lifestyles for her had regularly been a downhill spiral. Meet Jasmine Hertz, of Chanel’s debut novel, Rap big name. while a trip has been not anything yet one undesirable scenario after one other and you have by no means realized tips on how to belief, you’re left without different selection, yet to have a chilly heart......
Into gorgeous Marilla's bothered existence bursts the invention of real joy―and a promise of springtime love.
Grace Livingston Hill is the cherished writer of greater than a hundred books. learn and loved by way of hundreds of thousands, her healthy tales comprise event, romance, and the heartwarming triumphs of individuals confronted with the issues of existence and love.
By Nora Roberts
While the Lusitania sank, one survivor turned a replaced guy, giving up his lifestyles as a petty thief—but maintaining the small silver statue he lifted, a relatives heirloom to destiny generations. Now, approximately a century later, that precious heirloom, certainly one of a long-separated set of 3, has been stolen. And Malachi, Gideon, and Rebecca Sullivan are decided to recuperate their great-great-grandfather’s treasure, reunite the 3 Fates, and make their fortune.The quest will take them from their domestic in eire to Helsinki, Prague, and ny the place they are going to meet a super student who will relief them of their hunt—and an bold girl who will cease at not anything to obtain the Fates...
By Sherryl Woods
#1 long island instances bestselling writer Sherryl Woods concludes the best Destinies sequence with this liked, sassy story of revenge with an unforeseen twist.
For two decades future Carlton has positioned relations and accountability prior to her personal hopes and desires. Now, with the orphaned nephews she raised grown and married, it is time for the as soon as free-spirited artist to reinvent herself all over again, this time as a savvy businesswoman out for revenge. Her aim: William Harcourt, a guy she as soon as enjoyed, a guy who now turns out hell-bent on destroying her family's business.
For William, going after Carlton Industries is a high-stakes gamble. he is gotten Destiny's awareness, yet he has additionally infuriated her relatives. Now they stand firmly among him and his actual goal—winning Destiny's heart.
William has set the company online game in movement, yet without notice he is taking part in through Destiny's principles. And while an unpredictable woman's fury has been unleashed, who is familiar with what unforeseen twists lifestyles may take?