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Before Midnight (Book 1) (Blood Prince Series)
Skeleton Key Publishing, 2013
Loupe always dreamed of getting married. She yearned for a caring husband who would take her away from her servant-like existence at home with her stepmother and two stepsisters, a man who would love her forever. Those dreams ended the day she was bitten by a werewolf. Now she’s a mindless beast on the night of the full moon—a condition that forever prevents her from sharing a marriage bed. Not even the attentions of a handsome and ...
Telemachus Press, LLC, 2013
* #1 BEST SELLING MYSTERY AMAZON eBOOK (MARCH 2012) * MANY MONTHS ON THE AMAZON LIST OF BEST-SELLING MYSTERY SERIES There are approximately one-hundred-and-sixty million women living in America. This is a story of just one woman. As the story unfolds Linda gradually learns that some people do deserve to die, but that she is not one of those people. Linda Darby is a seven-year divorcee, living quietly in a small let-the-world-go-by ...
The Enemy We Know (Suspense with a Dash of Humor)
White Stone Press, 2013
Book One in the Letty Whittaker 12 Step Mystery series - a mix of suspense and humor with deadly consequences. Psychotherapist Letty Whittaker, a professional secret keeper, has a secret of her own. When one of her clients slips free from an abusive boyfriend, Letty becomes the target of his violent rage. Wayne invades Letty's life, slithering his way past the barriers erected between her personal and ...
Insurgent: Collector's Edition (Enhanced Edition) (Divergent Series)
Katherine Tegen Books, 2012
#1 New York Times bestselling author Veronica Roth's second book in the dystopian Divergent series is another intoxicating thrill ride of a story, rich with hallmark twists, heartbreaks, romance, and powerful insights about human nature. As war and unrest surge in the factions all around her, Tris Prior must continue trying to save those she loves—and herself—while grappling with haunting questions of grief and forgiveness, identity and ...
The Eden Project: Humanity's Last Chance
There was only one rule: NEVER LEAVE THE DOME. Inside the dome, 117 tube-born kids lived free of contamination. Trained since birth, they were almost ready to launch their ships and leave the dying planet behind. They were humanity's final hope to avoid extinction. Their mission would be to explore the farthest reaches of the galaxy seeking out a habitable world free of the C-1 virus. They tried not to think of conditions outside the dome ...
The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History
Robert M. Edsel
At the same time Adolf Hitler was attempting to take over the western world, his armies were methodically seeking and hoarding the finest art treasures in Europe. The Fuehrer had begun cataloguing the art he planned to collect as well as the art he would destroy: "degenerate" works he despised. In a race against time, behind enemy lines, often unarmed, a special force of American and British museum directors, curators, art historians, and ...
Nikola Tesla: Imagination and the Man That Invented the 20th Century
Oculus Publishers, 2013
If you want to learn about one of history's most fascinating minds and uncover some of his secrets of imagination--secrets that enabled him to invent machines light years ahead of his time and literally bring light to the world--then you want to read this book. Imagination amplifies and colors every other element of genius, and unlocks our potential for understanding and ability. It's no coincidence that geniuses not only dare to dream of ...
Bramerton Press, 2013
“A Perfect 10! … Debut author Diana Dempsey soars with FALLING STAR, a powerful, moving, riveting tale of greed and betrayal, love and self-discovery …” Romance Reviews Today Natalie Daniels’ husband just dumped her. Her boss is scheming to replace her. And she’s falling in love with her sexy Australian TV news agent – who’s about to propose to somebody else. What’s a woman to do? Dig deep and show what she’s made of ...
SEVEN-X (A Psychological Suspense-Thriller-Horror)
SEVEN-X is the first book in the SEVEN-X Trilogy, revolving around Los Angeles Times Investigative Reporter Eddie Hansen, who gets a tip on a missing death row prisoner being held at a Behavioral Health Center in a remote location outside the small town of Dell City, Texas. With an opportunity to break the story, Eddie voluntarily commits himself into the asylum in hopes of finding Annette Dobson, "The SIDS Killer." She is rumored to have had ...
The God of My Art: A Novel
Purpleferns Press, 2013
2012 AMAZON BREAKTHROUGH NOVEL AWARD QUARTERFINALIST "Really takes off during a high and naked moment in a self-made steam hut in the woods." - Publisher's Weekly A portrait of the artist as a young woman... Helene vividly remembers that night in Prince George when her alcoholic mother threatened to leave. She also cannot forget the day her stepfather sent her away to a group home. Now, years later in Vancouver, she has met a man who can ...
Estranged (Kindle Single)
A powerful and haunting memoir about walking away. Jessica Berger Gross grew up in a middle class town on Long Island, and from the outside, her family looked like any other. But Jessica was forced to keep secret the violence that went on at home. Finally, at the age of 28, she realized that her family was so broken it couldn’t be put back together, and so she irrevocably cut ties with her mother and father. As she soon learned, however, such ...
The Choosing (Blood and Brotherhood Saga Book One)
Writer's Edge Publishing, 2014
Seth is a young man torn by fear and indecision. His life no longer in his hands, he fears an uncertain future where the only certainty is a life of servitude to the kingdom. Fortunately for Seth, he is not alone. His brother Garret too attends the choosing ceremony where their fates will be decided. Together the twins make their way to the castle city of Valdadore for the choosing ceremony but along the way Seth notices a strange new trend in ...
Jewels of the Nile I (Ellora's Cavemen)
Ellora's Cave, 2008
Earthly Pleasure by B.J. McCallRenee Tremaine maintains a sanctuary for celestial warriors to rest and recuperate on Earth. A late-night summons from a wounded warrior is about to change her life forever. Itan was chosen to seed the female called Renee. When his Earth duty turns into heavenly pleasure, the battle-hardened warrior is destined to lose his heart.Erotic Sacrifice by Cynthia RayneAs reparation for the Salem Witch Trials, the locals ...
R. J. Palacio
Knopf Books for Young Readers
I won't describe what I look like. Whatever you're thinking, it's probably worse. August Pullman was born with a facial deformity that, up until now, has prevented him from going to a mainstream school. Starting 5th grade at Beecher Prep, he wants nothing more than to be treated as an ordinary kid—but his new classmates can’t get past Auggie’s extraordinary face. WONDER , now a #1 New York Times bestseller and included on the Texas ...
Cornerstone (Souls Of The Stones)
Epic Fantasy combines with Young Adult romance in this stunning new adventure set in a richly developed medieval world. Second Stone and Broken Stone are now available! Also be sure to look for Jaded Stone, the thrilling prequel to the Souls of the Stones series. When Emariya Warren learns enemy forces have captured her father, she'll do anything to save him. Anything. Even marry a mysterious prince she knows nothing about in order to rally ...
Parched (Parched Series, A Vampire Romance, #1)
Fuller Avenue Publishing, LLC, 2011
Dark dangers, startling secrets and a life transformed forever - Discover a new spellbinding and increasing popular adult contemporary vampire/paranormal romance book series that radiates with passion, suspense, intrigue and surprise. In this first installment of the Parched novel series a New York ad exec falls in love with a sexy vampire, which changes her life forever. Clarity Parker thought she would never see Baron Ford ...
The Survivors: Book One (Life After War)
Cloud 9 Publications, 2010
*This edition includes footnotes, amended scenes, and bonus content. "This is Safe Haven Refugee Camp. Can anyone hear me? Hello? Is anyone out there?" "The End of the world has given us a harsh, merciless existence, where nature tries hard to push ...
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail (Vintage)
A Best Book of the Year: NPR, The Boston Globe , Entertainment Weekly, Vogue, St. Louis Dispatch At twenty-two, Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything. In the wake of her mother’s death, her family scattered and her own marriage was soon destroyed. Four years later, with nothing more to lose, she made the most impulsive decision of her life. With no experience or training, driven only by blind will, she would hike more ...
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE • Hailed as the top nonfiction book of the year by Time magazine • Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for biography and the Indies Choice Adult Nonfiction Book of the Year award On a May afternoon in 1943, an Army Air Forces bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean and disappeared, leaving only a spray of debris and a slick of oil, gasoline, and blood. Then, ...
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking
The book that started the Quiet Revolution At least one-third of the people we know are introverts. They are the ones who prefer listening to speaking; who innovate and create but dislike self-promotion; who favor working on their own over working in teams. It is to introverts—Rosa Parks, Chopin, Dr. Seuss, Steve Wozniak—that we owe many of the great contributions to society. In Quiet, Susan Cain argues that we dramatically undervalue ...
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