Author: Julia London
Publisher: HQN Books
Sparks fly in this irresistible final installment in the Cabot Sisters trilogy! Fans of Julia Quinn will love this âsinfully sexyâ novel by New York Times bestselling author Julia London. The dust of the Cabot sisters' shocking plans to rescue their family from certain ruin may have settled, but Prudence Cabot is left standing in the rubble of scandal. Now regarded as an unsuitable bride, she's tainted among the ton. Yet this unwilling wallflower is ripe for her own adventure. And when an irresistibly sexy American stranger on a desperate mission enlists her help, she simply can't deny the temptation. The fate of Roan Matheson's family depends on how quickly he can find his runaway sister and persuade her to return to her betrothed. Scouring the rustic English countryside with the sensually wicked Prudence at his sideâand in his bedâhe's out of his element. But once Roan has a taste of the sizzling passion that can lead to forever, he must choose between his heart's obligations and its forbidden desires.
Author: Julia London
Return to New York Times bestselling author Julia London's popular Cabot Sisters series! If you love the novels of Stephanie Laurens and Sarah MacLean you won't want to miss this compulsively readable tale brimming with lush atmosphere and sizzling passion. A plan born of desperationâŠ Once the toast of society, Grace Cabot and her sisters now await the shame of losing high status and fine luxuries upon the death of the Earl of Beckington. The dire circumstances are inevitable unless, of course, Grace's wicked plot to seduce a wealthy viscount into marriage goes off without a single hitch. But once a stolen embrace with the wrong man leads her to be discovered in the arms of Jeffrey, the Earl of Merryton, her plan takes a most unexpectedâand scorchingâtwist. âŠand altered by passion Governed by routine and ruled by duty, Jeffrey had no desire for a wife before he succumbed to Grace's temptation. Though his golden-haired, in-name-only bride is the definition of disorder, he can't resist wanting her in every way. But once her secrets meet his, society might consider their lives to be ruined beyond repairâŠwhile Jeffrey might just see it as a new beginning.
Author: Julie Klassen
In this novel by the three-time Christy Award-winning author of The Maid of Fairbourne Hall, a womanâs startling secrets lead her into unexpected danger and romance in Regency EnglandâŠ One final cryâŠâGod almighty, help us!â and suddenly her world shifted violently, until a blinding collision scattered her mind and shook her bones. Then, the pain. The freezing water. And as all sensation drifted away, a hand reached for hers, before all faded into darknessâŠ Now she has awakened as though from some strange, suffocating dream in a warm and welcoming room she has never seen before, and tended to by kind, unfamiliar faces. But not all has been swept away. She recalls fragments of the accident. She remembers a baby. And a ring on her finger reminds her of a lie. But most of all, there is a secret. And in this house of strangers she can trust no one but herself to keep it. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Author: Sarah MacLean
The one woman he will never forgetâŠ Malcolm Bevingstoke, Duke of Haven, has lived the last three years in self-imposed solitude, paying the price for a mistake he can never reverse and a love he lost forever. The dukedom does not wait, however, and Haven requires an heir, which means he must find himself a wife by summerâs end. There is only one problemâhe already has one. The one man she will never forgiveâŠ After years in exile, Seraphina, Duchess of Haven, returns to London with a single goalâto reclaim the life she left and find happiness, unencumbered by the man who broke her heart. Haven offers her a deal; Sera can have her freedom, just as soon as she finds her replacementâŠwhich requires her to spend the summer in close quarters with the husband she does not want, but somehow cannot resist. A love that neither can denyâŠ The duke has a single summer to woo his wife and convince her that, despite their broken past, he can give her forever, making every day THE DAY OF THE DUCHESS
Author: Jill Marie Landis
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Acclaimed author Jill Marie Landis has gifted readers with award-winning love stories that express the most intimate longings of the human heart. With unique insight and irresistible wit, she breathes vivid life into her characters while depicting superb settings of stunning beauty and realism. Now, in her long-awaited hardcover debut, Jill Marie Landis tells the tender tale of a woman without choices who risks everything for one last chance at happiness. RANCHER SEEKING WIFE. For Kate Whittington, the modest words of a newspaper ad are the answer to her desperate prayers. Daughter of a dockside harlot and raised in a bleak orphanage, she has no prospects in the unforgiving Maine village of her birth. Correspondence from the lonely Texas widower looking for a mail-order bride sparks tempting dreams of a house, a family, and a future in a land filled with possibilities. Kate arrives at the magnificent Lone Star Ranch eager to meet her new husband. Instead she is greeted by the news that Reed Benton has been wounded during a raid on a Comanche village and has returned with a prisoner--a wild-looking young boy who may be his long lost son. Even more shattering, however, is the fact that Reed has never heard of Kate, never wrote the searing letters that charmed her heart. Reed Benton doesn't want a wife. But he does need someone to look after the boy--a bitter reminder of a past ravaged by lies and betrayal. It will take a miracle to heal these two damaged souls . . . or the faith of one woman with nothing left to lose but her heart. Summer Moon is a deeply moving story of broken promises and new beginnings, crafted by a true master of romantic fiction. From the Hardcover edition.
Author: Enrique Laso
Publisher: Babelcube Inc.
THE NOVEL THAT THOUSANDS OF READERS HAVE BEEN ASKING FOR In a Texas county, the bodies of young people who have been subjected to a bizarre ritual are being discovered. In desperation, one of the detectives assigned to the case decides to turn to a Mexican priest who is considered to be the best exorcist in all of America: Padre Salas. Meanwhile, the FBI sends in Ethan Bush, one of its best agents within the Behavioural Analysis Unit in Quantico, to cooperate in the investigation, and create a profile of the serial killer. ETHAN BUSH AND PADRE SALAS ARE INVESTIGATING A TERRIBLE CASE OF MULTIPLE MURDERS This is a novel in which investigation, intrigue, mystery, paranormal events, and horror all intertwine together. Two of the most charismatic characters created by Enrique Lasoâ special agent Ethan Bush and Padre Salasâ, meet in Texas, in order to assist the police in what is a dangerous investigation. This is a novel that has been written in response to the express demand from thousands of readers from around the world. IF YOU LIKE CRIME NOVELS, HORROR, AND MYSTERY, THEN THIS BOOK IS FOR YOU! Enrique Laso is currently one of the most recognised Spanish language authors. He has sold more than 1,000,000 copies of his works around the world, and has been translated into 14 languages. One of his novels has been adapted for the Spanish cinema, and another two are in the process of having the rights sold to a Hollywood agent.
Author: James Gilbert
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
In this intriguing history, James Gilbert examines the confrontation between modern science and religion as these disparate, sometimes hostile modes of thought clashed in the arena of American culture. Beginning in 1925 with the infamous Scopes trial, Gilbert traces nearly forty years of competing attitudes toward science and religion. "Anyone seriously interested in the history of current controversies involving religion and science will find Gilbert's book invaluable."âPeter J. Causton, Boston Book Review "Redeeming Culture provides some fascinating background for understanding the interactions of science and religion in the United States. . . . Intriguing pictures of some of the highlights in this cultural exchange."âGeorge Marsden, Nature "A solid and entertaining account of the obstacles to mutual understanding that science and religion are now warily overcoming."âCatholic News Service "[An] always fascinating look at the conversation between religion and science in America."âPublishers Weekly
Author: David Neiwert
Publisher: The Overlook Press
A celebrated journalistâs eye-opening history of orcas, and an exploration of their relationship with human beings--a must-read for anyone who's ever been moved by these remarkable creatures Orcas are one of earthâs most intelligent animals. Benign and gentle, with their own languages and cultures, orcasâ amazing capacity for long-term memory and, arguably, compassion, makes the ugly story of the captive-orca industry especially damning. In Of Orcas and Men, a marvelously compelling mix of cultural history, environmental reporting, and scientific research, David Neiwert explores how this extraordinary species has come to capture our imaginationsâand the catastrophic environmental consequences of that appeal. In the tradition of Barry Lopezâs classic Of Wolves and Men, David Neiwertâs book is a powerful tribute to one of the animal kingdomâs most remarkable members.
Author: Julia London
Publisher: HQN Books
A young widow puts her sexy suitors to the test in New York Times bestselling author Julia London's scintillating return to the idyllic Scottish Highlands. Widowed and forced to remarry in three years' time or forfeit her son's inheritance, Daisy Bristol, Lady Chatwick, has plenty of suitors vying for her handâŠand her fortune. But a letter from a long-lost love sends Daisy and her young son to her Scottish Highland estate to buy time for his return. Along the way she encounters the powerful Cailean Mackenzie, laird of Arrandale and a notorious smuggler, and she is utterlyâthough unwillinglyâbewitched. Cailean has no use for any Sassenach in his glen. But Daisy's brazen, flirtatious nature and alluring beauty intrigue him. When her first love appears unexpectedly at her estate, Cailean knows that a passionate woman like Daisy cannot marry this man. And to prevent the union, Cailean must put his own life at risk to win her heart.
Author: Julia London
Publisher: Wheeler Publishing, Incorporated
Following the failure of her two brothers, Mared Lockhart joins the search for an ancient family heirloom that could save their ancestral estate and finds herself pledged to rival clansman Payton Douglas in exchange for an unpaid loan.
Author: Julia London
He was dangerous, infamous, scandalous... and the most beautiful man she'd ever seen. Fighting for her land, widowed Kerry McKinnon can't believe the handsome Arthur has come to seize her home and leave her to a terrible fate. Yet from the moment they meet, a scandalous passion ignites between them â impossible to resist. Then a crime will force Kerry to flee with Arthur to England â where a challenge to their love could drive them apart forever... From the Paperback edition.
Author: Bronwyn Scott
As the Duke of Rothermere's youngest daughter, Phaedra Montague is expected to be the dutiful darling of elegant society. Too bad, then, that this feisty Lady has swapped her dance cards and silk gowns for racing tips and breeches! With the arrival of gorgeous groom Bram Basingstoke, Phaedra can't help but be distracted. He's as wild and untamed as the stallion he's training. But Phaedra is supposed to act properly at all times. Even if this dark-haired devil in a billowing white shirt is tempting her to a very improper roll in the hayâŠ
Author: Richelle Mead
Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corp.
Some days, a girl just can't catch a break. . . First, Georgina Kincaid, a shape-shifting succubus who gets her energy from seducing men, can't have sex with her gorgeous bestselling author boyfriend Seth Mortensen--in case she inadvertently kills him. Second, Georgina's under demonic orders to mentor the new (and surprisingly inept) succubus on the block. Third, someone's manipulating her dreams, draining her energy and supplying eerie visions of her future. Georgina seeks answers from Dante, a dream interpreter with ties to the underworld, but his flirtatious charm only leaves her more confused--especially as the situation with Seth reaches a crisis point. Georgina needs to rein in her out-of-control love life and go toe-to-toe with an enemy capable of wreaking serious havoc among mankind. Otherwise, Georgina, and the entire mortal world, may never sleep easy again. . . Outstanding Praise for Richelle Mead! "This is one of those series I'm going to keep following." --Jim Butcher, New York Times bestselling author on Succubus Blues "My kind of book--great characters, dark worlds, and just the right touch of humor. A great read." --Patricia Briggs, New York Times bestselling author on Storm Born