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BOOKS "A LA CARTE"--a tempting assortment of terrific titles & treats for readers

A TEMPTING ASSORTMENT OF TERRIFIC TITLES!

 

Last Man Standing  LAST MAN STANDING by Cindy Gerard--A deadly mission. A thirst for revenge. One headstrong alpha hero and one daring woman will settle the score.   I own the entire "Black Ops" series from Cindy Gerard, and it is awesome!!!

 

A Lady Never Surrenders  A LADY NEVER SURRENDERS by Sabrina Jeffries--Lady Celia Sharpe hopes that if she can garner offers of marriage from several eligible gentlemen and show her grandmother she is capable of gaining a husband, she can convince Gran to rescind the marriage ultimatum for her. And if that plan doesn’t work, at least she’ll have a husband lined up. But Bow Street Runner Jackson Pinter seems determined to ruin her plans by disapproving of every suitor she asks him to investigate. It’s only when she and Jackson work together to solve her parents’ murders, plunging them both into danger, that she realizes why--because the only man he wants her to marry is himself!

 

  Twisted  TWISTED by Laura Griffin--Motive, opportunity, and no alibi—rookie detective Allison Doyle knows it’s as close to a slam dunk as most investigations get, but she can't rest easy. Legendary FBI profiler Mark Wolfe shows up with a startling new theory, and all her doubts are amplified. The real killer is an elusive psychopath who has left a trail of bodies behind him. And he’s just days away from his next kill. . . .

 

Wicked as They Come  WICKED AS THEY COME by Delilah Dawson--Have you ever heard of a Bludman? They’re rather like you and me—only more fabulous, immortal, and mostly indestructible. (They’re also very good kissers.)  Delilah S. Dawson’s darkly tempting debut drops her unsuspecting heroine into a strange faraway land for a romantic adventure that’s part paranormal, part steampunk . . . and completely irresistible.

 

The Tenderness of Wolves  THE TENDERNESS OF WOLVES by Stef Penney--The year is 1867. Winter has just tightened its grip on Dove River, a tiny isolated settlement in the Northern Territory, when a man is brutally murdered. A local woman, Mrs. Ross, stumbles upon the crime scene and sees the tracks leading from the dead man's cabin north toward the forest and the tundra beyond. Soon she makes another discovery: her seventeen-year-old son Francis has disappeared and is now considered a prime suspect. To clear her son's name, she has no choice but to follow the tracks into the forest and desolate landscape beyond.

 

An Uncommon Grace  AN UNCOMMON GRACE by Serena B. Miller--A moving and inspirational novel about the power of faith, family and above all, love, as a young Amish man must turn to his Englisch neighbor for help after a devastating tragedy. Grace Connor, a military nurse formerly stationed in Afghanistan, hopes that moving to a farm in rural Ohio will help her recover from the ravages of war, and keep her teenage brother out of trouble.

 

Objects of My Affection  OBJECTS OF MY AFFECTION by Jill Smolinski--In the humorous, heartfelt new novel by the author of The Next Thing on My List, a personal organizer must somehow convince a reclusive artist to give up her hoarding ways and let go of the stuff she’s hung onto for decades. Lucy Bloom is broke, been dumped by her boyfriend, and had to sell her house to send her nineteen-year-old son to drug rehab. So when she’s offered a high-paying gig helping clear the clutter from the home of reclusive and eccentric painter Marva Meier Rios, Lucy grabs it. Lucy soon learns that the real challenge may be taking on Marva, who seems to love the objects in her home too much to let go of any of them.

 

The Rebel Wife  THE REBEL WIFE by Taylor M. Polites--Brimming with atmosphere and edgy suspense, THE REBEL WIFE presents a young widow trying to survive in the violent world of Reconstruction Alabama, where the old gentility masks a continuing war fueled by hatred, treachery, and still-powerful secrets. Augusta Branson was born into antebellum Southern nobility during a time of wealth and prosperity, but now all that is gone, and she is left standing in the ashes of a broken civilization. When her scalawag husband dies suddenly of a mysterious blood plague, she must fend for herself and her young son.

 

Outside the Lines  OUTSIDE THE LINES by Amy Hatvany--When Eden was ten years old she found her father, David, bleeding out on the bathroom floor. The suicide attempt led to her parents’ divorce, and David all but vanished from Eden’s life. Since childhood, she has heard from him only rarely. Now in her thirties, Eden decides to go look for her father, so she can forgive him at last, and finally move forward. Eden is forced to decide just how far she’ll go in the name of love.

 

 
 Scarlet Nights  SCARLET NIGHTS  by Jude Deveraux--What if you learned that your fiancé was not who he claimed to be? Engaged to the charming and seductive Greg Anders, Sara Shaw is happily anticipating her wedding in Edilean, Virginia. The date has been set, the flowers ordered, even her heirloom dress is ready. But just three weeks before the wedding, Greg gets a telephone call during the night and leaves without explanation. Two days later, a man climbs up through a trapdoor in the floor of Sara’s apartment, claiming that he is the brother of her best friend and that he’s moving in. Mike Newland is an undercover detective, and his assignment is to use Sara to track down a woman who is one of the most notorious criminals in the United States—and also happens to be the mother of the man Sara plans to marry.

 

Hazel Creek    HAZEL CREEK by Walt Larimore--In the Hazel Creek Valley of the Great Smoky Mountains, Nathan and Callie Randolph, with their five unique daughters, wrestle to maintain their farm, forests, family, and faith against an unforgiving wilderness. An evil lumber company manager is seeking by every means possible to pilfer their land and clear-cut their virgin forest. A cast of colorful characters, including a menacing stranger, gypsy siblings, a granny midwife, and a world-famous writer—even a flesh-and-blood Haint—collide in a gripping struggle of good and evil amid eruptions of violence and tragedy.

 

All the Queen's Players  ALL THE QUEEN'S PLAYERS by Jane Feather--At Queen Elizabeth’s palace, intrigue abounds. And when a naive girl with a gift for keen observation enters the court, she can hardly imagine the role she will play in bringing England—indeed, the whole of Europe—to the brink of war. Nor can she foresee her own journey to the brink of ecstasy and beyond. . . .

 

Angelina's Bachelors    ANGELINA'S BACHELORS by Brian O'Reilly--Far too young to be a widow, Angelina D’Angelo suddenly finds herself facing a life without her beloved husband, Frank. She pours all of her grief and anger into the only outlet she has left—her passion for cooking. She makes so much food that she winds up delivering the spoils to the neighbors in her tight-knit Italian community in South Philadelphia. Soon, word of her irresistible culinary prowess spreads and she finds herself cooking for seven bachelors—and in the process discovers the magical power of food to heal, to bring people together . . . and maybe even to provide a second chance at love.

 

 

 

The Lady of the Rivers  THE LADY OF THE RIVERS by Philippa Gregory--The remarkable story of Jacquetta, Duchess of Bedford, a woman who navigated a treacherous path through the battle lines in the Wars of the Roses. Descended from Melusina, the river goddess, Jacquetta always has had the gift of second sight. As a child visiting her uncle, she met his prisoner, Joan of Arc, and saw her own power reflected in the young woman accused of witchcraft. A sweeping, powerful story rich in passion and legend and drawing on years of research, THE LADY OF THE RIVERS tells the story of the real-life mother of THE WHITE QUEEN.