By Kate Meader
The 1st installment in sizzling in Chicago, a brand-new, hot sequence from Kate Meader that follows a bunch of firefighting foster siblings and their blazing sizzling love interests!
Savvy PR guru Kinsey Taylor has continuously outlined herself by means of her profession, now not her gender. that's, until eventually she moved from San Francisco to Chicago to be along with her fiancé who suggestion she wasn’t taking her “job” of helping him in his high-powered profession heavily enough—and in a timely fashion dumped her for a extra supportive and “feminine” nurse. Now, because the new assistant press secretary to Chicago’s dynamic mayor, she’s decided to maintain her eye at the prize: no time to suppose inferior simply because she’s a powerful, kick-ass lady, and certainly no time for men.
But that each one alterations while she meets Luke Almeida, a firefighter as searingly horny as he's quick-tempered. He’s additionally the second one oldest of the Firefightin’ Dempseys, a kinfolk of foster siblings who've dedicated their lives to the service—if Luke’s antics don’t get him fired first. whilst Luke is going one step too a long way and will get right into a bar brawl with the Chicago Police division, Kinsey marches into Luke’s firehouse and lays down the legislations on orders from the mayor. yet at Engine Co. 6, Luke Almeida is the legislation. And he’s now not approximately to allow Kinsey make the principles.
By Brenda Hill
To all of our years jointly, Lisa Montgomery s husband stated one night, elevating his glass in a toast, a few of them reliable. They laughed and clicked wine glasses. yet after his loss of life, Lisa discovers he hadn't been teasing. while the contents of a mystery publish workplace field shatters her illusions approximately her marriage, she struggles to return to phrases along with his betrayal. compelled to envision her lifestyles as a spouse, mom, and as a lady, she realizes her afflicted youth did not let her to be whatever yet composed and quiet. Then Terry O'Neal enters her life... yet a jealous coworker watches, desirous to ruin what he cannot have. past the Quiet stocks the tale of 1 woman's struggles although bitterness, loss, and betrayal, studying to cherish each one second and stick with her long-buried goals. it is the tale of ways a quiet, passionless widow turns into lively adequate to climb onto her lover s shoulders for a piggyback ride... within the nude.
By Danielle Steel
Olympia Crawford Rubinstein has a hectic criminal occupation, an outstanding marriage, and a manner of coping with her thriving kinfolk with grace, humor, and boundless power. With dual daughters completing highschool, a son at Dartmouth, and a kindergartner from her moment marriage, there appears no problem to which Olympia can't upward push. until eventually one sunny day in could, whilst she opens a call for participation for her daughters to wait the such a lot specific coming-out ball in New York–and chaos erupts throughout her. One twin’s pleasure is balanced through the other’s outrage; her earlier husband’s profound snobbism is in sharp distinction to her present husband’s flat refusal to attend.
For Olympia’s husband, Harry, whose mom and dad survived the Holocaust, the belief of a blue-blood debutante ball is abhorrent. Her daughter Veronica, a natural-born insurgent, concurs– whereas Veronica’s exact dual, Virginia, is already buying the precise gown. Then there’s Olympia’s ex, an unbearable snob, who sees the ball because the excellent chance for a kin feud. And amid the entire hubbub, Olympia’s college-age son, Charlie, is dealing with a turning aspect in his life–and might have his mom greater than ever. yet regardless of all of it, Olympia is set to guide her relations during the occasion till, simply days ahead of the cotillion, issues start to resolve with alarming speed.
From a son’s challenge to a daughter’s heartbreak, from a case of the poultry pox to a political debate raging in her family, Olympia is at the verge of give up. and that's whilst, in a chain of startling offerings and adjustments of middle, family members, buddies, or even a blue-haired teen all have the option to show an evening of calamity into a night of magic. As outdated wounds are healed, limitations are shattered and new traditions are born, and a debutante ball turns into a catalyst for swap, revelation, popularity, and love.
In a unique that's by means of turns profound, poignant, relocating, and warmly humorous, Danielle metal tells the tale of a rare family–finding new methods of letting move, stepping up, and coming out...in the ways in which topic most.
From the Hardcover edition.
By Rosamunde Pilcher
From Publishers Weekly
Pilcher is understood for her hot, compassionate stories of English kinfolk existence. yet this 1967 novella, to be had on audio for the 1st time, isn't one in every of her greater efforts. An orphan stated through her maternal grandmother, 20-year-old Selena has consistently puzzled approximately her never-mentioned father. Her simply hyperlink to him is a photo, and while she spots, at the again of a booklet jacket, an writer picture with an uncanny resemblance to her father, she impetuously takes to the air for Spain to discover him. Selena's severe na vet turns into frustrating after some time, and suspenseful and comedian moments look compelled and drawn out. Narrator Carey excels at voicing the numerous quarrels during this ebook, simply switching from Selena's high-pitched, protesting voice to an exasperated male tone. regrettably, she has no facility for accents. She's effective for the Brits: Selena, her fianc , the writer Selena suspects is her father. yet a lot of the motion occurs on an island off the coast of Spain, and Carey's Spanish accessory for the aiding characters is not really credible. An American personality, too, sounds whatever yet American. (May)
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"Rosamunde Pilcher's characters inhabit your day-by-day life...Pilcher [is] a Jane Austen for our time." --Cosmopolitan
By Tess Gerritsen
IN THEIR FOOTSTEPS
The quiet scandal surrounding her mom and dad' dying has regularly haunted Beryl Tavistock. Now she's asking harmful questions and the solutions are proving that the earlier doesn't die simply. Pulled right into a international of espionage, Beryl quick discovers that she wishes aid, and ex-CIA agent Richard Wolf is her basically desire. yet in an international the place belief is a double-edged sword, associates turn into enemies and enemies are killers...
THIEF OF HEARTS
Reformed cat burglar Clea Rice has witnessed adequate crimes to place her at the immediately and slim. yet little does she suspect that her look for justice will land her within the palms of rich English gentleman Jordan Tavistock. As their allure grows, so does the chance. Now their greatest problem isn't really no matter if a formal gentleman and a cat burglar can locate happiness...it's no matter if they're going to continue to exist lengthy sufficient to discover out.
By Teresa Medeiros
When the ever functional Caroline Cabot first hears these phrases from the lips of her fanciful youngest sister, she accuses Portia of getting a wild mind's eye.
But whilst she discovers their sister Vivienne is basically being courted by way of Adrian Kane, the mysterious viscount rumored to be a vampire, she makes a decision to just accept his invitation to a hour of darkness supper and do a little sleuthing of her personal. To either her satisfaction and her dismay, she quickly reveals herself falling below Kane's bewitching spell.
After all, what is a formal younger girl to do while her sister's suitor arouses greater than simply her suspicions?
By Lori Wick
The first within the newly repackaged Kensington Chronicles sequence, The Hawk and the Jewel sweeps readers from the tapestried halls of Victorian England to the alabaster courts of Arabia.
Everyone inspiration little Sunny had perished with woman Gallagher in storm-tossed seas off the Arabian coast, however the appealing baby have been came upon, taken to the palace of Darhabar, and raised because the ruler's personal baby. Now the emir, Ahmad Khan, is sending her domestic, and Sunny's doubtful, new lifestyles is totally in God's hands.
This vintage sequence, which has bought greater than 375,000 copies, has a clean, new glance guaranteed to please Lori Wick's longtime lovers and readers simply getting to know the treasure of an excellent story.
By Jessica Mastorakos
All Ellie desires is to have a typical existence. She images a white wooden fence, a good and dependable husband, and at last a number of children. She doesn’t date simply anyone. She has relationships with men like Ward Cleaver. Her ally Spencer, however, is known for being on the contrary. That’s why they’ll continuously be ‘just friends.’ yet probably by way of love, what appears strong on paper isn't reliable enough... Spencer understands what Ellie desires for herself. in reality, he thinks she merits each piece of it. She certain as hell merits greater than what he can supply her. yet as he will get able to go away for Marine Corps Recruit education, he starts off to contemplate precisely what he’ll be forsaking. because the weeks of teaching drag on, he can not help yet imagine that if it were not for the shadows of his previous, he might make her his destiny.
By H. M. Ward, Ella Steele
At evening, while Anna closes her eyes, every little thing comes dashing again; the sensuous sound of Cole’s voice, his scalding contact, and how his eyes roved over her physique like he may by no means get adequate. Flirtation, offers of passionate intercourse, and nights choked with Cole’s attractive smile are long past. Anna concerns that her weigh down on Cole used to be whatever extra, simply because her lifestyles is overall anguish with no him.
Anna realizes she’s at a turning element. anyone burned her. This isn’t a bit blister that may leave by itself, it’s an inferno that destroyed every thing it touched. In a question of mins, Anna misplaced her destiny and the fellow who holds her center.
Anna has to make your mind up how and whilst to get in spite of the individual that destroyed her life—Sophia Sottero.
By Dorothea Benton Frank
A lovely story of honor, likelihood, and star-crossed love infused with Southern wit, grace, and beauty from the New York Times bestselling writer Dorothea Benton Frank
After 20 years, Elizabeth "Betts" McGee has eventually controlled to place her prior at the back of her. She hasn't been domestic to attractive South Carolina and untouched Bulls Island because the tragic evening that ended her engagement to Charleston's golden boy, J. D. Langley.
And why is that? fairly, this is often the tale of 2 outdated Southern households. The Langley kin has more cash than the Morgan Stanley financial institution. they usually imagine they've got extra category. The Barrett relations made their nineteenth-century fortune in a much less exotic manner--corner grocery shops and liquor shops. It's no shock that after J.D.
and Betts fall in love and judge to marry their mom and dad are none too happy. And whilst the affection affair involves an finish, everyone seems to be able to position blame.
Now 20 years have passed by and Betts, a most sensible funding financial institution government, needs to depart her cozy lifestyles in long island urban to come to the house she inspiration she'd left at the back of ceaselessly. yet spearheading an important undertaking of her profession places her again involved with every thing she's attempted so difficult to fail to remember: her estranged sister, her father, J.D., and her past.
Once she's domestic, can Betts preserve the key that threatens all she holds pricey? Or will her worry of the previous damage her destiny happiness? And what approximately that loopy gator? All should be printed on Bulls Island.