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WRITE MONTANA, 2011
:: Over 100,000 copies of Breaking TWIG downloaded on Kindles :: WARNING: According to Breaking TWIG's Kindle readers, you may not be able to put this book down! Set in rural Georgia in the 1960s, BREAKING TWIG is a coming-of-age novel about Becky (Twig) Cooper, a young woman trying to survive the physical and emotional abuse of her mother, Helen, a beautiful, calculating woman who can, with a mere look, send the meanest cur in ...
Where the South Lost the War: An Analysis of the Fort Henry-Fort Donelson Campaign, February 1862
Stackpole Books, 2011
With the collapse of the Confederate defenses at Forts Henry and Donelson on the Tennessee and Cumberland Rivers, the entire Tennessee Valley was open to Union invasion and control. These Northern victories set up the 1864 Atlanta Campaign that cut the Confederacy in two. Had Confederate planning and leadership been better, no one can say what difference it might have made to the Civil War in the West and the outcome of the war itself. ...
Grand Central Publishing, 2010
When a mysterious young woman named Katie appears in the small North Carolina town of Southport, her sudden arrival raises questions about her past. Beautiful yet self-effacing, Katie seems determined to avoid forming personal ties until a series of events draws her into two reluctant relationships: one with Alex, a widowed store owner with a kind heart and two young children; and another with her plainspoken single neighbor, Jo. Despite her ...
Fall of Giants: Book One of the Century Trilogy
Ken Follett’s magnificent new historical epic begins, as five interrelated families move through the momentous dramas of the First World War, the Russian Revolution, and the struggle for women’s suffrage. A thirteen-year-old Welsh boy enters a man’s world in the mining pits.…An American law student rejected in love finds a surprising new career in Woodrow Wilson’s White House.… A housekeeper for the aristocratic Fitzherberts ...
A Brush with Death
Fledgling reporter Abby Reed’s world is turned upside down when friend and mentor Patrick McDonnell is found murdered. Wanting to bring closure to their relationship as well as his life and career, Abby decides to finish his last story, and that means she’s going to have to start asking a lot of questions. Marcus Anderson, an amateur art historian and employee of the District Attorney’s office, keeps popping into Abby’s life and ...
Lethal Circuit: Spy Action Adventure for Mystery Thriller Fans (#1)
Fantastic Press, 2011
WARNING: "You will not be able to let it go until you read to the very last page." From Bestselling Amazon Author, Lars Guignard, comes the #1 turbo-charged, Action Spy Thriller, Lethal Circuit . A Chinese satellite is on a crash course with Earth. It contains enough plutonium to irradiate a large city. And that's the good news... Michael Chase is a twenty-six year old backpacker, a recent college graduate, an ...
Beautiful Darkness (Beautiful Creatures)
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2010
Ethan Wate used to think of Gatlin, the small Southern town he had always called home, as a place where nothing ever changed. Then he met mysterious newcomer Lena Duchannes, who revealed a secret world that had been hidden in plain sight all along. A Gatlin that harbored ancient secrets beneath its moss-covered oaks and cracked sidewalks. A Gatlin where a curse has marked Lena's family of powerful Supernaturals for generations. A Gatlin where ...
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2013
There were no surprises in Gatlin County . We were pretty much the epicenter of the middle of nowhere. At least, that's what I thought. Turns out, I couldn't have been more wrong. There was a curse. There was a girl. And in the end, there was a grave. Lena Duchannes is unlike anyone the small Southern town of Gatlin has ever seen, and she's struggling to conceal her power and a curse that has haunted her family for ...
San Marco Press, 2012
Recently nominated for the 2013 Georgia Author of the Year Award for Fiction Is it really too late for some dreams to come true? Liddy James has put off her dream of owning her own French cupcake shop for 25 years, ever since she came home form Paris after college. Now, a widow and an empty-nester, she knows if she's ever going to do it, she better make it happen soon. Unfortunately, there are a few roadblocks in her path to finally ...
The Battered Heiress Blues
When the life of her child is threatened, philanthropist Julia Spencer is faced with a most difficult decision- do nothing, thereby saving herself or forge ahead and lose everything she holds dear. While one child is spared, another is lost forever. Surviving a brutal assault in a small and desolate Peruvian town, Julia wakes to find that her unborn child has perished in a desperate, violent attack. Returning to the safety of her family's ...
Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity
Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2012
NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER • NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FINALIST NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times • The Washington Post • O: The Oprah Magazine • USA Today • New York • The Miami Herald • San Francisco Chronicle • Newsday NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New Yorker • People • Entertainment Weekly • The Wall Street Journal • The Boston Globe • ...
The One She Can't Have (The Savannah Series)
In love with her brother's best friend. It was such a cliche but Allie Pearson couldn't help it! Her brother had taken her in at thirteen when they lost their parents in an accident. What started as a girl's crush on her brother's best friend, Garret, has grown right along with her but she has no intention of him knowing that. She has accepted that he is The One She Can't Have. Garret Melton has been helping his best friend, Nathan, look after ...
Life on the Mississippi
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Ready or Not
Sam and Ginger knew each other all their lives. They grew up together. They still lived next door to each other. So why after thirty-some year were they suddenly sneaking around, trying to have an affair? Both were unattached and the timing seemed perfect, at least in Sam's mind. But Ginger was wary, afraid that when the passion had faded—as she was confident it would--Sam would no longer be her friend. Their friendship was more important to ...
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Standing on the fringes of life offers a unique perspective…but there comes a time to see what it looks like from the dance floor. Since its publication, Stephen Chbosky’s haunting debut novel has received critical acclaim, provoked discussion and debate, grown into a cult phenomenon with over two million copies in print, spent over six months at #1 on the New York Times bestseller list, and inspired a major motion picture. The Perks ...
Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America (P.S.)
* Winner of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction * Nominated for a 2013 Edgar Award * Book of the Year (Non-fiction, 2012) The Boston Globe , Christian Science Monitor In 1949, Florida's orange industry was booming, and citrus barons got rich on the backs of cheap Jim Crow labor. To maintain order and profits, they turned to Willis V. McCall, a violent sheriff who ruled Lake County with murderous resolve. ...
61 Hours (Jack Reacher, No. 14)
Delacorte Press, 2010
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “Reacher gets better and better. . . . [This is the] craftiest and most highly evolved of Lee Child’s electrifying Reacher books.”—Janet Maslin, The New York Times “Child is a superb craftsman of suspense, juggling several plots and keeping his herrings well-rouged. . . . Chances are you’ll want to seek out other Reacher adventures the moment you finish.”— Entertainment ...
The Last Original Wife: A Novel
William Morrow, 2013
Experience the sultry Southern atmosphere of Atlanta and the magic of the Carolina Lowcountry in this funny and poignant tale of one audacious woman’s quest to find the love she deserves, from New York Times bestselling author Dorothea Benton Frank. Leslie Anne Greene Carter is The Last Original Wife among her husband Wesley’s wildly successful Atlanta social set. His cronies have all traded in the mothers of their children they promised ...
The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Food from My Frontier
William Morrow Cookbooks
“Drummond invites fans into her world with irresistible recipes and photos.” — People Accidental ranch wife, beloved multiple Bloggie Award-winning blogger, and #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Pioneer Woman Cooks , Ree Drummond is back with a second helping of irresistible recipes, down home wit, and warm remembrances. With The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Food from My Frontier , Ree serves up a feast of delicious, ...
The Hunger Games Trilogy Boxed Set
The extraordinary, ground breaking New York Times bestsellers The Hunger Games and Catching Fire , along with the third book in The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins, Mockingjay , are available for the first time ever in a beautiful boxset edition. Stunning, gripping, and powerful. The trilogy is now complete!
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