Natural Born Charmer by Susan Elizabeth Phillips

By Susan Elizabeth Phillips

It wasn't each day a man observed a headless beaver marching down the part of a street, no longer even in Chicago Stars quarterback Dean Robillard's larger-than-life global. He slammed at the brakes of his brand-new Aston Martin Vanquish and pulled over in entrance of her. The beaver marched correct earlier, her giant, flat tail bouncing within the gravel, and her small, sharp nostril caught up within the air. approach up. The beaver seemed hugely pissed . . . She was once certainly a woman beaver simply because her beaver head was once lacking, revealing sweaty, darkish hair pulled right into a scraggly ponytail. He'd been praying for a bit distraction from his personal miserable corporation, so he threw open the door and stepped out onto the shoulder of the Colorado highway . . . humorous, attractive, and touching—Natural Born Charmer is the unforgettable love tale of a golden boy who can be wasting his luster and a lively girl who is discovered by no means to depend upon someone yet herself.

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Cat Cross Their Graves by Shirley Rousseau Murphy

By Shirley Rousseau Murphy

The attractive, serene village of Molena element, California is the kind of position the place humans visit break out from the harsher realities of life––which is what attracted vintage movie superstar Patty Rose to shop for the village hotel, and quiet down to take pleasure in her golden years. yet because the city gathers to rejoice and honor the attractive, getting older actress with a pageant of her previous motion pictures, Patty is brutally murdered––to the horror and surprise of this peaceable burg. a steady tortoiseshell cat, equipment, has been having fun with a retreat to the animal–loving actress's resort, the place she's spending time together with her tom cat associates Dulcie, and the slick tomcat sleuth, Joe gray. yet her leisure is reduce brief whilst she hears the gunshots that finish Patty's lifestyles, and sees her lifeless physique sprawled at the inn's entrance steps. She glimpses the killer racing into the parking storage, and shortly follows his path. Joe and Dulcie needs to now stick with the na?ve Kit's path, and retain her from stepping into critical hassle. To complicate concerns, Joe discovers that Dulcie has been hiding a runaway child––one of the fortunate people that those detailed cats decide to speak to––who has now been abducted, most probably by means of a similar guy who killed their recognized pal. in any case, the little girl's abduction leads them to Patty's killer, and the pussycat associates are all united––but all of them needs to mourn a departed pal as they stand beside the newly laid grave of Patty Rose.

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Adam: The Nightwalkers by Jacquelyn Frank

By Jacquelyn Frank

For four hundred years he was once misplaced to her, yet he's hers tonight...From their first tantalizing contact, Jasmine understands he's diverse. What different lover may liberate her tight regulate, flood Vampire senses jaded through a life of decadent self-indulgence? Centuries in the past, whilst he disappeared with out a hint, she had given up wish of ever gratifying the promise of incomparable ardour. yet the following he's, opposed to the very legislation of nature, able to convey down their so much vicious enemy, able to deliver her blood to the boiling point...if she is going to merely allow him.

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Manhunting by Jennifer Crusie

By Jennifer Crusie

Goal: discover a wealthy, good-looking and winning ManKate Svenson could be a dynamite businesswoman—but after 3 failed engagements, she's determined she's hopeless at romance. What she wishes is a marketing strategy to assist her locate Mr. Right.The Cabins lodge is ripe with eligible bachelors, all wealthy and ambitious—just her sort. yet they're shedding like flies, and after fishing Kate's most modern reject out of the swimming pool Jake Templeton is confident that Kate is not anything yet hassle. specially for him. a guy who is sworn off ambition and a lady placing from the pinnacle of the company ladder would not have a lot in universal. yet in that unpredictable territory referred to as the center, something can happen….

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The Story of Zahra by Hanan al-Shaykh

By Hanan al-Shaykh

With greater than 21,000 copies in print of  Women Of Sand And Myrrh, and extra than  15,000 copies of the tale Of  Zahra, Hanan al-Shaykh is the simplest identified and most  admired girl author of the Arab international. The paperback  publication of Zahra will bring  this passionate and brave novel to a much  larger crew of readers. Its haunting tale of a  young Lebanese girl who makes an attempt to stem the  violence in Beirut via starting up a sexual liaison with a  sniper has "lifted the nook of a dark  curtain" (Sunday Telegraph )  from an international that fascinates us  all.

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Bound: A Novel by Antonya Nelson

By Antonya Nelson

Antonya Nelson is understood for her razor-sharp depictions of latest family members lifestyles in all of its occasionally unhappy, occasionally hilarious complexity. Her most recent novel has roots in her personal early life in Wichita, locally stalked by way of the serial killer referred to as BTK (Bind, Torture, and Kill). a narrative of wayward love and misplaced reminiscence, of private and non-private lives twisting uncontrolled, certain is Nelson's so much complete and emotionally riveting work.Catherine and Oliver, younger spouse and older entrepreneurial husband, are negotiating their distinction in age and a plethora of well-concealed secrets and techniques. Oliver, now in his sixties, is a serial adulterer and has simply fallen giddily in love once more. Catherine, doubtless placid and content material, has ghosts of a previous she scarcely recollects. while Catherine's long-forgotten highschool pal dies and leaves Catherine the father or mother of her teenage daughter, that earlier comes dashing again. As Oliver manages his new love, and Catherine her new cost and darker prior, neighborhood information reviews occur the quantity on a serial killer who has reappeared after years of quiet.In a time of hauntings and new revelations, Nelson's characters grapple with their private and non-private responsibilities, always deciding upon among the suppression or indulgence of untamed wants. Which manner they flip, and what stability they locate, might in basic terms be made up our minds by way of those that love them such a lot.

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Where the God of Love Hangs Out by Amy Bloom

By Amy Bloom

Love, in its many varieties and complexities, weaves via this assortment by way of Amy Bloom, the New York Times bestselling writer of Away. Bloom’s staggering and astute tales light up the mysteries of ardour, relatives, and friendship. a tender lady is haunted via her roommate’s homicide; a guy and his daughter-in-law confess their sins within the unlikeliest of areas; middle-aged, married buddies locate themselves unusually attracted to one another, risking fascinated by their love yet by no means underestimating the price. Propelled through Bloom’s striking prose, unmistakable voice, and beneficiant wit, Where the God of affection Hangs Out takes us to the margins and the facilities of people’s emotional lives, exploring the adjustments that include love and loss.

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Blue Skies by Fleur McDonald

By Fleur McDonald

From the bestselling writer of crimson dirt comes the inspirational tale of a tender lady combating to avoid wasting the family members farm it doesn't matter what it takesIn the culture of Rachael Treasure and from the bestselling writer of pink airborne dirt and dust, Blue Skies tells the inspirational tale of a tender girl scuffling with to save lots of the family members farm it doesn't matter what it takes. Armed with a level in Agribusiness, Amanda Greenfield desires of utilizing the entire abilities she's learned in collage to assist her father flip the kin farm from a debt-ridden, run-down basket case right into a thriving company. Then tragedy moves with the loss of life of Amanda's mom in a vehicle twist of fate. Wracked through grief and guilt, and wearied via the lengthy fight to maintain Kyleena a going predicament, Amanda's father argues that they need to promote up and get on with their lives clear of the vagaries of drought and fluctuating inventory and crop yields. Having inherited part the farm from her liked mom, whom she additionally grieves for, Amanda determines to summon all her power, grit, and understand how to avoid wasting Kyleena. alongside the way in which she faces combined fortunes in either love and lifestyles.

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