Dog Collar Crime (A Lucie Rizzo Mystery) (Volume 1)

By Adrienne Giordano

Out of labor and down on her success, Lucie Rizzo is compelled to do the single factor she's lengthy avoided—move again domestic together with her nutty, mob-infested relatives. A stream that brings her again into the tempting fingers of Frankie Falcone, the ex that by no means fails to make her middle sit up straight and beg. while Lucie turns a dog-walking gig right into a fancy puppy accent enterprise, existence starts off to appear like a stroll within the park... till 3 of her bling-wearing consumers are dogjacked. regardless of Frankie's support, Lucie is thrown into an research that is extra Goodfellas than strong doggie. If she will be able to continue to exist her kinfolk and a plot concerning stolen diamonds, she may perhaps simply have a moment likelihood at love.

Show description

The Best of Me

By Nicholas Sparks

"Everyone desired to think that unending love was once attainable. She'd believed in it as soon as, too, again while she was once eighteen."

In the spring of 1984, highschool scholars Amanda Collier and Dawson Cole fell deeply, irrevocably in love. although they have been from contrary facets of the tracks, their love for each other looked as if it would defy the realities of existence within the small city of Oriental, North Carolina. yet because the summer time in their senior yr got here to a detailed, unexpected occasions might tear the younger couple aside, surroundings them on considerably divergent paths.

Now, twenty-five years later, Amanda and Dawson are summoned again to Oriental for the funeral of Tuck Hostetler, the mentor who as soon as gave look after to their highschool romance. Neither has lived the existence they imagined . . . and neither can omit the passionate old flame that eternally replaced their lives. As Amanda and Dawson perform the directions Tuck left at the back of for them, they discover that every little thing they notion they knew -- approximately Tuck, approximately themselves, and in regards to the desires they held pricey -- used to be no longer because it appeared. compelled to confront painful thoughts, the 2 former fanatics will detect indisputable truths concerning the offerings they've got made. And during a unmarried, searing weekend, they'll ask of the dwelling, and the useless: Can love really rewrite the past?

Show description

The Choice

By Nicholas Sparks

Number 1 ny instances bestseller Nicholas Sparks turns his unmatched skills to a brand new story approximately love came across and misplaced, and the alternatives we are hoping we are going to by no means need to make.

Travis Parker has every thing a guy may perhaps wish: a great task, unswerving buddies, even a waterfront domestic in small-town North Carolina. In complete pursuit of the great existence - boating, swimming , and usual barbecues along with his good-natured friends -- he holds the obscure conviction critical dating with a lady might in simple terms cramp his kind. that's, until eventually Gabby Holland strikes in round the corner. Spanning the eventful years of younger love, marriage and relations, the alternative eventually confronts us with the main heartwrenching query of all: how a long way may you visit preserve the wish of affection alive?

Show description

Alex and Clayton

After quiet, closeted years operating as a librarian, Clayton comes to a decision to give up his task and use his inheritance to shop for a small book place within the gay-friendly hotel city of Rehoboth seashore, Delaware. it is the starting of what he hopes may be a brand new existence freed from his previous repressions. Alex, an ex-military guy and previous cop, comes to a decision to retire to Rehoboth and buys a home 3 blocks from the seashore. decided to fill his time with greater than chasing scorching men, he visits the neighborhood book shop, the place he meets Clayton. As iciness units in, town is all yet abandoned, and Alex and Clayton locate themselves jointly greater than aside. Clayton would favor a dating, yet his worry of popping out retains getting into the best way. Alex's intercourse allure could be adequate to persuade Clayton to take an opportunity within the open... however it will take whatever extra to make it occur.

Show description

Passion's Promise

By Danielle Steel

Shrewdpermanent, appealing, and extremely wealthy, Kezia Saint Martin leads lives: one as a glamorous socialite jetting among the poshest               locations in Europe and the US; the opposite, below a fake identify, as a dicated journalist devoted to justice and her profession.

But the 2 worlds are pulling her aside, leaving her conflicted approximately her identification and the lies she tells to each guy she meets. Then she meets Lucas Johns, a daring, dynamic crusader for social swap -- and an ex-con. Their allure is speedy, yet their love will be only one step from tragedy at any time.

Show description

Love in Another Town

By Barbara Taylor Bradford

Estranged from his spouse, Amy, Jake Cantrell feels his existence has stalled as he techniques his twenty-ninth birthday. looking a divorce and distance, he has moved to the city of Kent, Connecticut, to be aware of his new electric contracting enterprise. yet on the first assembly of an area beginner theatrical crew, he meets Maggie Sorrell, an inside dressmaker who might be operating with him on units and lighting.

Charming, appealing, and fifteen years Jake's senior, Maggie has additionally come to Kent fleeing a damaged relationship—cruelly betrayed by way of her legal professional ex-husband and painfully out of contact together with her grown little ones. And as they start renovations on an outdated farmhouse, Jake and Maggie locate themselves drawn jointly by way of a robust emotional desire and falling in love—a love that may need to suffer many stumbling blocks and tragic situations to bloom gloriously in a small town.

Show description

Blue Lily, Lily Blue (The Raven Cycle)

By Maggie Stiefvater

Blue Sargent has came upon issues. For the 1st time in her lifestyles, she has associates she will belief, a bunch to which she will be able to belong. The Raven Boys have taken her in as one in every of their very own. Their difficulties became hers, and her difficulties became theirs.

The trick with stumbled on issues, even though, is how simply they are often lost.

Friends can betray.

Mothers can disappear.

Visions can mislead.

Certainties can unravel.

In a starred evaluation, The Bulletin referred to as The Dream Thieves, the former e-book within the Raven Cycle, "a complicated net of magical intrigue and heart-stopping action." Now, with Blue Lily, Lily Blue, the net turns into much more advanced, snaring readers at each turn.

Show description

Trading Christmas: Trading Christmas/The Forgetful Bride

By Debbie Macomber

NOTE: This monitors appropriately in ADE, however the personality encoding is off in Calibre and will be switched over to UTF-8.

Trading homes. buying and selling cities. buying and selling Christmas!
Emily Springer, widowed mom of 1, comes to a decision to depart Leavenworth, Washington, to spend Christmas together with her daughter in Boston.
Charles Brewster, historical past professor, curmudgeon and resident of Boston, desires to keep away from Christmas altogether. He figures a jail city could be great and quiet over the holidays—except he's contemplating the inaccurate Leavenworth!
Through a website, Charles and Emily manage to change homes for the vacation. So Emily is going to Boston—and discovers that her daughter has long gone to Florida. And Charles arrives in Leavenworth to find that it's not the criminal town—it's Santa's village! where is filled with Christmas timber, Christmas track and…elves.
Meanwhile, Emily's buddy religion Kerrigan travels to Leavenworth to go to her and as an alternative unearths Charles the grinch. Then Charles's brother, Ray, exhibits up at his domestic in Boston to find that he isn't there—but Emily is.
Through the entire mix-ups and misunderstandings, amid the chaos and confusion, romance starts off to emerge in unforeseen methods. simply because everything alterations at Christmas!
Also incorporated is a distinct Bonus tale, The Forgetful Bride!
A seasonal vintage first released as When Christmas Comes.

Show description

Vandal Love: A Novel

An fabulous novel of epic ambition, Vandal Love—winner of the distinguished Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for most sensible first ebook in 2007—follows generations of a special French-Canadian relations throughout North the USA and during the 20th century.

A family members curse—a genetic trick as a result of centuries of hardship—causes the Hervé young children to be born both giants or runts. e-book One follows the giants’ line, exploring Jude Hervé’s profession as a boxer in Georgia and Louisiana within the Sixties, his get away from that brutal existence by myself together with his child daughter Isa, and her eventual determination to go into right into a unusual, chaste marriage with a far older guy. booklet strains a unique type of lifestyles solely, because the runts of the relatives observe that their energy lies in one of those unifying love. François seeks the id of his lacking father for years, whereas his personal son, Harvey, flees from sleek society into non secular quests. yet not one of the Hervés can abandon their eager for a spot the place they could locate others like themselves.

In guaranteed and mystically robust prose, Deni Y. Béchard tells a wide-ranging, spellbinding tale of a kinfolk attempting to create an identification in an unwelcoming panorama. Imbued all through with a deep sensitivity to the actual international, Vandal Love is a panoramic literary debut concerning the strength of affection to create and destroy—in our lives, and in our history.

Show description