By Catherine Mann
The hot first booklet in the dead of night Ops Defenders series.
When a USO boat is going down in flames, pilot Jimmy Gage pulls a scantily clad Chloe Nelson out of sharkfilled waters. Chloe isnt trying to find a jet-jock to be her bodyguarduntil she unearths herself part by means of facet with Gage on a deadly project.
By Catie Disabato
Has the world's most well-liked pop big name been abducted, joined a mystery sect, or just long past into hiding? the reply lies within the deserted subway stations of Chicago . . .
One minute insanely recognized pop singer Molly city is on her technique to a massive functionality in Chicago, and the subsequent, she's gone.
A journalist who's been overlaying Molly joins the singer's own assistant in an more and more determined seek to discover her, guided through a magazine left in the back of in her lodge room, and attainable clues hidden in her songs--all of which appear to aspect to an deserted line within the Chicago subway system.
It leads them to a map of half-completed educate traces beneath Chicago, which in flip leads them to the key, subterranean headquarters of an imprecise highbrow sect--and the belief that they've long past too a ways to show again. And if a famous person can disappear with no hint . . . what can ensue to those younger women?
Suspenseful and wildly unique, The Ghost community is a singular approximately larger-than-life fantasies--of love, intercourse, pop tune, beginner detective paintings, and private reinvention. Debut novelist Catie Disabato bursts at the scene with an ingeniously plotted, witty, haunting secret.
By Danielle Steel
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Jeremiah Thurston equipped Thurston condo, San Francisco's grandest mansion. while he came upon himself on my own together with his youngster daughter, Sabrina, he was resolute to convey her as much as run the largest mining enterprise in California. not anything could cease her from taking on his dynasty -- now not the San Francisco earthquake, the lethal schemes of a crafty rival, the nice melancholy, or her personal wishes and resolution as she consists of at the traditions demonstrated by means of her father.
By Rhian Cahill
It’s all enjoyable and video games till their hearts are at the line.
Are You online game? publication 1
Cassandra Moreland’s exertions to construct her party-planning company is beginning to repay. There’s just one thorn in her side—a six-foot-five wall of testosterone throwing his weight round whereas she supervises her pal Lil’s first get together. Butting heads doesn’t paintings. Ignoring him quite doesn’t paintings. no longer whilst he makes her pulse race and her hands sweat. yet no means will she provide in to his call for to close the rowdy social gathering down.
Lucas Wilhelm, head of McDermott protection, can’t think the pint-sized brunette has the balls to head toe-to-toe with him. surprisingly sufficient, that sassy mouth of hers isn’t ticking him off. It’s tightening his groin and stirring whatever a lot warmer than anger.
A stolen second in a pantry results in a problem that pushes each one other’s sexual limitations to the restrict. other than the foundations cross up in flames once they become aware of they’re not only fooling around. They’re enjoying for keeps.
Warning: comprises an alpha male who’s used to being dependable, and a tough-as-steel girl who isn’t happening effortless. includes using beads, yet now not within the manner chances are you'll imagine.
By Robyn Carr
Final Christmas Marcie Sullivan acknowledged a last see you later to her husband, Bobby. This Christmas she's come to Virgin River to discover the guy who kept his existence and gave her 3 extra years to like him.Fellow marine Ian Buchanan dragged Bobby's shattered physique onto a clinical shipping in Fallujah 4 years in the past, then disappeared once their unit arrived stateside. seeing that then, Marcie's letters to Ian have long past unanswered.Marcie tracks Ian to the tiny mountain city of Virgin River and unearths a guy as wounded emotionally as Bobby was once bodily. yet she isn't really simply scared off. As Marcie pushes her method into his rugged and reclusive existence, she discovers a candy yet broken soul underneath a coarse exterior.Ian does not recognize what to make of the made up our minds younger widow who forces him to appear into the painful previous and, what is worse, the doubtful destiny. however it is, in the end, a season of miracles and perhaps, simply possibly, it is time to banish the ghosts and open his center.
By Indu Sundaresan
The affection tale of Emperor Jahangir and Mehrunnisa, started within the severely praised debut novel The 20th Wife, keeps in Indu Sundaresan's The banquet of Roses. This lush new novel tells the tale in the back of one of many nice tributes to romantic love and one of many seven wonders of the area -- the Taj Mahal.
Mehrunnisa, larger referred to as Empress Nur Jahan, comes into Jahangir's harem as his 20th and final spouse. nearly from the start of her royal existence she suits not one of the confirmed norms of womanhood in seventeenth-century India.
Mehrunnisa is the 1st girl Jahangir marries for romance, on the "old" age of thirty-four. He loves her so deeply that he ultimately transfers his powers of sovereignty to her.
Power and wealth don't come simply to Mehrunnisa -- she has to struggle for them. She has a powerful rival within the imperial harem, Empress Jagat Gosini, who has schemed and plotted opposed to Mehrunnisa from early on. Mehrunnisa's difficulties don't simply lie in the harem partitions, yet at court docket, too, as she battles strong ministers for supremacy. those ministers, who've lengthy had Emperor Jahangir's self assurance and belief, contemplate Mehrunnisa an insignificant girl who can't have a voice within the outdoor world.
Mehrunnisa combats all of this by means of forming a junta of types with 3 males she will be able to depend upon -- her father, her brother, and Jahangir's son Prince Khurram. She demonstrates nice energy of personality and crafty to get what she desires, occasionally at a price of private sorrow whilst she nearly loses her daughter's love. yet she by no means loses the affection of the guy who bestows this strength upon her -- Emperor Jahangir. The banquet of Roses is a story of this energy and love, the tale of strength at the back of a veil.
By Katie MacAlister
Paen Scott is a gloomy One: a vampire with no soul. And his mom is ready to lose hers too if Paen can't pay off a debt to a demon via discovering a relic referred to as the Jilin God in 5 days.
Half-elf Samantha Cosse can have gotten kicked out of the Order of Diviners, yet she's nonetheless strong at discovering issues, that is why she simply opened her personal inner most research agency.
Paen is one in every of Sam's first consumers and the single one to set her elf senses tingling, which makes it pretty well most unlikely to maintain their courting on a certified point. Sam is confident that she is Paen's Beloved—the lady who may give him again his soul...whether he desires it or no longer.
By Evan Howard
A enthralling story of forbidden ardour. . .
A land torn by means of centuries of conflict. . .
An historic letter concerning the secrets and techniques of real love and achievement. . .
It’s all right here within the GALILEAN mystery, an exhilarating novel of romance and suspense, tragedy and heroism.
He’s a Muslim at the run. She’s a Jew with ties to the top degrees of Israel’s army. introduced jointly by means of destiny, Karim Musalaha and Rachel Sharett develop into pursuits of enthusiasts on either side of the Palestinian-Israeli clash. compelled to select from a secure parting and a dangerous togetherness, they locate information from an unforeseen source—the translation of a mysterious historical scroll. while their quest to find the origins of the scroll takes them on a excessive velocity chase via antagonistic West financial institution and Jerusalem neighborhoods, they confront a mystery from the prior that threatens either their love and their lives.
The message of the scroll additionally resonates with Judith of Jerusalem, a first-century lady who runs away with the brother of the guy to whom she is betrothed. Hunted by way of the Romans for her help of the Zealot revolution, she is stored via the girl to whom the message is addressed—Mary of Magdala. From her, Judith learns approximately forgiveness and therapeutic, and in regards to the writer of the message—a mysterious Galilean Rabbi. She needs to come to a decision no matter if to chance her lifestyles to save lots of the Galilean from the Romans, or to possibility her soul for a guy and a reason she now rejects.
Bound through a letter that spans millennia, either Karim and Judith become aware of the secrets and techniques of real love and lead them to available to buyers.
Teaching non secular knowledge during the suspense of a masterful mystery, this robust novel grips you from the 1st observe and won’t enable move till the final web page is turned.
By Nora Roberts
Stunning, guileless Rowan Murray felt interested in brooding Liam Donovan with apower she'd by no means imagined attainable. And his breathtaking kisses convincedher he felt a similar. yet she quickly learned her darkly enigmatic neighborwas as elusive because the mysterious wolf she'd noticeable lurking approximately her cabin.Liam used to be affected by indecision. He understood he had no correct to loveRowan, realizing what lay forward. however the attract of her beguiling innocenceoverpowered his will until eventually he may possibly face up to now not. And he knew, if he wasever to make Rowan his, he had no selection yet to bare his wonderful mystery.
By Heather Graham
The useless of night
The outdated West city of Lily, Arizona, is domestic to the Gilded Lily, a former theater...and bawdy condominium. nowadays, it deals theatrical productions geared to travelers, however the fresh discovery of a cranium, a real cranium, one of the props and costumes shakes every person up.
So, who do you name? The Krewe of Hunters, a different FBI unit of paranormal investigators. for that reason, it's agent Jane Everett. Jane's additionally a skilled artist who creates pictures of the useless as they as soon as have been. however the Krewe constantly works with neighborhood legislations enforcement, and the following that suggests Sloan Trent, former Houston cop and now sheriff. His great-great-grandmother was once an actress on the Gilded Lily...and she's not resting in peace.
Then extra continues to be seem within the within sight wasteland. As they look for solutions, utilizing all the talents at their disposal, Jane and Sloan locate themselves falling into danger--and into love.