The Shadow Patrol
By Alex Berenson
A killer is on the loose . . .In 2009, the CIA officers in Afghanistan's Kabul Station received information from a reliable source regarding the whereabouts of Osama bin Laden. But when they followed the informant to bin Laden's apparent location, they discovered it was a deadly trap. The man blew himself up, taking the chief of station and several senior officers with him.Two years later, the station still hasn't recovered and the situation has deteriorated. Every initiative meets with failure. No one knows who to trust. In desperation, John Wells' old CIA bosses ask him to go over and investigate. Reluctantly, Wells agrees but what he finds when he gets there is more than a station in disarray. There is a full-blown military drug-smuggling operation underway, and worse, a traitor is leaking information to the Taliban. Americans are dying, and an American is responsible - and this is just the beginning. Only Wells stands in the traitor's way . . . for now.
The Secret Soldier
By Alex Berenson
The brand new John Wells thriller and the first Headline title from NYT #1 bestseller Alex Berenson.Those in power always need an unofficial option. Meet John Wells.Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah fears he is fast losing control of his family and his people. A series of terrorist attacks has put his kingdom on edge and, with powerful factions turning against him, the king must turn to the one man he has been told will make the difference.Ex-CIA operative John Wells knows all too well how covert internal battles can undermine a nation. With the stability of a powerful Middle Eastern country at stake, he goes undercover to investigate King Abdullah's claims. But as Wells begins to unravel the conspiracy, it takes an unexpected twist. The plotters want more than the fall of a monarch. Their objective is to spark the final bloody conflagration between Islam and the West.Has time finally run out for John Wells?
By Jude Morgan
An audacious, brilliant and haunting novel about the composer Hector Belioz, by the author of PASSION. In 1827 Harriet Smithson, a beautiful and talented young Irish actress joins an English company taking Shakespeare to Paris. With the ferment of revolution in the air, the new generation is longing for a kind of passionate, spontaneous art. To Harriet's astonishment, it is embodied in her - La Belle Irlandaise. She finds herself pursued by an intense young composer named Hector Berlioz. So begins a painful and profound love affair. She is his muse; his idée fixe; his obsession. And Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique, directly inspired by Harriet, will change music forever. In the course of their marriage, their lives are transfigured and destroyed by genius, inspiration, and ultimately madness. SYMPHONY is set against a background of nineteenth-century theatre, Romantic art and music, revolutionary Europe, inspiration and madness and features Liszt, Delacroix, Dumas, Hugo and Chopin. But at its heart lies the story of a woman who found, almost against her will, that she was a maker of magic.
Sworn to Protect: Sugarland Blue Book 1
By Jo Davis
The passionate and explosive first novel in Jo Davis's breathtaking new series, SUGARLAND BLUE.Detective Shane Ford, Sugarland's favourite cop, has been blindsided by the sudden death of his best friend NFL star Brad Cooper, and by becoming the legal guardian of Brad's son Dylan - a bitter, angry sixteen-year-old with a dangerous secret. Shane is determined to pry the truth from Dylan, but manages only to alienate him - and winds up going head-to-head with Juvenile Officer Daisy Callahan, whose job is to protect the teen's best interests.Shane has always been drawn to Daisy's beauty and strength, but he's determined not to allow their intense attraction to interfere with his duty ever again. It's a vow that will prove difficult to keep, as the realities of Shane and Daisy's blossoming love and their growing bond with the grieving teen propel Shane headlong into danger for the new family he has sworn to protect.Don't miss Jo Davis's paranormal romance alter-ego J. D. Tyler, and her dark, sexy Alpha Pack series.
Sword and Scimitar
By Simon Scarrow
SWORD AND SCIMITAR is the gripping tale of the Great Siege of Malta from Simon Scarrow, bestselling author of the Eagles of the Empire series. A must read for fans of Conn Iggulden and Robert Harris.1565, Malta: a vital outpost between the divided nations of Europe and the relentlessly expanding Ottoman Empire. Faced with ferocious attack by a vast Turkish fleet, the knights of the Order of St John fear annihilation. Amongst those called to assist is disgraced veteran Sir Thomas Barrett. Loyalty and instinct compel him to put the Order above all other concerns, yet his allegiance is divided. At Queen Elizabeth's command, he must search for a hidden scroll, guarded by the knights, that threatens her reign. As Sir Thomas confronts the past that cost him his honour and a secret that has long lain buried, a vast enemy army arrives to lay siege to the island...
Swimming With Dolphins
By Deborah Wright
Do you ever look out of your window and dream of lying on a gorgeous beach with a handsome stranger?Julia Rothwell certainly does. But with a high-powered job as a Hedge Fund Manager, she barely has time to clean her teeth let alone go on holiday. Then the credit crunch hits and Julia is left with nothing but her redundancy pay. Her best friend Reece encourages her to draw up a list entitled: Ten Things To Do Before I Die. Top of the list is to sleep with an Italian. So begins a crazy, wonderful, rollercoaster of an adventure that sees Julia crossing countries and continents, and experiencing romance and heartbreak, sushi and surprises, volcanoes and gambling, and - if she can make it to the end of her list - swimming with dolphins.Join her on her unforgettable journey!
A Swim-on Part in the Goldfish Bowl
By Carol Thatcher
Sweetest Taboo: Dirtiest 3 (Stark/S.I.N.)
By J. Kenner
From the New York Times bestselling author of the beloved, million-copy selling Stark series, comes Sweetest Taboo, the provocative third book in the Stark S.I.N. series. For fans of Fifty Shades of Grey, Sylvia Day, Meredith Wild and Jodi Ellen Malpas.All eyes are on us...and there's nowhere to run. Everyone has their own ideas about Dallas Sykes: he's a reckless billionaire, a devilish playboy, a man who gets whatever he wants the minute he wants it. But I know the real Dallas behind the money, bravado and power - and he's completely, blissfully mine. We carefully guarded our secrets, and in each other's arms we sought refuge from our dark past. Our pain became our pleasure, our control within the chaos. But we could only hide from the truth for so long.Now we've let loose our inhibitions and are ready to face the future. And no matter what people think or say, coming clean is its own sweet reward.Don't miss the entire sexy Stark S.I.N. series: Dirtiest Secret, Hottest Mess and Sweetest Taboo.Find out how it all began for Damien and Nikki Stark in J. Kenner's hot and addictive bestselling Stark series: Release Me, Claim Me, Complete Me, Take Me, Have Me, Play My Game, Seduce Me, Unwrap Me and Deepest Kiss.Return to the smoking hot Stark world with the Stark International trilogy: Say My Name, On My Knees and Under My Skin is the explosively emotional story of Jackson Steele and Sylvia Brooks.Don't miss J. Kenner's sizzling Most Wanted series of three enigmatic and powerful men, and the striking women who can bring them to their knees: Wanted, Heated and Ignited.
The Sweetest Summer: Bayberry Island Book 2
By Susan Donovan
New York Times bestselling author Susan Donovan returns to Bayberry Island, where a bronze mermaid statue could be the cause of heartbreak or everlasting romance for a practical-minded police chief and his first love. Perfect for fans of Susan Elizabeth Phillips, JoAnn Ross and Jill Shalvis.Every instinct tells Police Chief Clancy Flynn that his island's claim to fame is nothing but a silly tourist attraction. Still, he can't help but wonder if his lifetime of bad romances - starting with the pretty tourist who broke his twelve-year-old heart - could be traced back to a childhood prank involving that very statue...Then one day the pretty tourist comes barrelling back into Bayberry - all grown-up and on the run with her niece. Though Evelyn McGuinness is wanted for kidnapping, she tries to persuade Clancy that there's more to the story. Now the by-the-book police chief must make the toughest decision of his life: to take Evelyn into custody - or into his arms...Don't miss more irresistible Bayberry Island romance with Rowan's story in Sea of Love and Duncan's story in Moondance Beach.
The Sweetest Thing: Lucky Harbor 2
By Jill Shalvis
The second enchanting novel in the Lucky Harbor series from New York Times bestselling author Jill Shalvis, laced with her trademark gift for humour, warmth and romance. Fans of Susan Andersen, Bella Andre, Rachel Gibson, Carly Phillips, and Susan Mallery will fall head over heels for the Lucky Harbor series.Tara has a thousand good reasons not to return to the little coastal town of Lucky Harbor, Washington. Yet with her life doing a major crash-and-burn, anywhere away from her unfulfilled dreams and sexy ex-husband will do. As Tara helps her two sisters get their newly renovated inn up and running, she finally has a chance to get things under control and come up with a new plan for her life.But a certain tanned, green-eyed sailor has his own ideas, such as keeping Tara hot, bothered...and in his bed. And when her ex wants Tara back, three is a crowd she can't control - especially when her deepest secret reappears out of the blue. Now Tara must confront her past and discover what she really wants. If she's lucky, she might just find that everything her heart desires is right here in Lucky Harbor.Want more sexy, fun romance? Return to Sunshine, Idaho for more of the captivating Animal Magnetism series, visit spellbinding Lucky Harbor or take a trip to Cedar Ridge's unforgettable Colorado Mountains in Jill's other bestselling series.
By Una-Mary Parker
There are secrets lurking beneath the designer labels and dazzling dresses... Fashionista Arabella Webster has mysteriously disappeared and her daughter is desperate to find her. Digging deep for clues, Joanna gets more than she bargained for, learning some terrifying truths about her modish mother. Sweet Vengeance is the perfect read for fans of Penny Vincenzi and Jackie Collins. When designer Arabella Webster disappears the day before her first showing at London Fashion Week, her daughter Joanna can't help but fear the worst. The latest collection from Arabella Designs is the culmination of years of hard work and the financial future of the company depends on it being a success - there's no way Arabella would do anything to jeopardise it. So where is she?But as Joanna attempts to discover what lies behind her mother's mysterious disappearance it seems this is the least of her problems - it soon becomes apparent that the woman she has idolised all her life has been hiding a dark secret that will change everything. And as the revelations come to a head it is looking less and less likely that Arabella will return . . .Raves for Sweet Vengeance:'Hitchcock would've loved this elegant suspense thriller' Peterborough Evening Telegraph 'The accent is on elegance and style, with seamless plotting by this bestselling thriller writer' The Lady
Sweet Rosie O'Grady
By Joan Jonker
The war creates new demands for Molly and Nellie's families, as well as a few surprises. In Sweet Rosie O'Grady, Joan Jonker brings us another instalment of her hugely popular Molly and Nellie series, as the two friends get up to more mischief in their beloved Liverpool. Perfect for fans of Katie Flynn and Nadine Dorries.Neighbours Molly Bennett and Nellie McDonough are thrilled to see their children settling down. Jill and Steve are making wedding plans and Doreen waits patiently at home for Phil's next leave. But the Second World War is separating loved ones forever and the future looks bleak... Then Rosie O'Grady arrives in Liverpool from Ireland and Molly and Nellie are in for a treat. With her sparkling blue eyes and youthful charm, sweet Rosie O'Grady is like a breath of fresh air. Her direct approach to life soon has everyone crying with laughter; and Molly's son, Tommy, who used to think girls were nothing but a nuisance, is in for a pleasant surprise... What readers are saying about Sweet Rosie O'Grady: 'Carrying on the saga of Molly and Nellie, two extremely funny and big-hearted ladies, this book will not disappoint Joan fans anywhere!... Oh, and fans of Nellie will love all of the tricks that she gets up to in this book!''Another great read from Joan Jonker. Her books contain a little bit of everything, sadness and humour in vast quantities, she certainly knew how to put a smile on the reader's face. FABULOUS READ'
Sweet Reward: Last Chance Rescue Book 9
By Christy Reece
For fans of Maya Banks, Nina Bruhns, Pamela Clare and Julie Ann Walker. The ninth novel in New York Times bestselling author Christy Reece's addictive Last Chance Rescue series of sexy suspense and thrilling adventure. Adrenaline junkie Jared Livingston has found the perfect blend of exhilaration and danger in his new job at Last Chance Rescue. Raised to depend only on himself, Jared tried marriage, but the end of the relationship renewed his belief that he was meant to be a loner. Now a desperate plea from his ex-wife puts Jared in the unique position of using the skills she despised to rescue her missing daughter. The case brings Jared face-to-face with Mia Ryker, the only agent ever fired from LCR - for playing too far outside the box. Now Mia's back, and as a team, they're as compatible as fuel and fire. Their search for the innocent child takes them to places neither have been before - to the edge of danger and to the edge of their hearts.Don't miss the other pulse-pounding novels in the Last Chance Rescue series, Rescue Me, Return To Me, Run To Me, No Chance, Second Chance, Last Chance, Sweet Justice, and Sweet Revenge, or the steamy southern suspense of the Wildefire series by Christy's alter-ego Ella Grace which begins with Midnight Secrets.
Sweet Revenge: Last Chance Rescue Book 8
By Christy Reece
For fans of Maya Banks, Nina Bruhns, Pamela Clare and Julie Ann Walker. The eighth novel in New York Times bestselling author Christy Reece's addictive Last Chance Rescue series of sexy suspense and thrilling adventure. Jamie Kendrick to hell at the hands of Stanford Reddington, a monster protected by money and power. Asking for LCR's help, Jamie makes plans for her revenge. And Dylan Savage, one of LCR's most skilled operatives, is given an assignment he despises but can't refuse - train the lovely Jamie, but thwart her revenge plot at all costs. With tender ruthlessness, he pries open her most intimate secrets - and the attraction they've both tried to deny explodes into a scorching love affair that Dylan has to end. Months later, the two meet again - at the home of Stanford Reddington. In the grip of hurt, anger, desire, and danger, Jamie and Dylan will risk more than a broken heart: they're risking everything to stop an evil fiend from destroying more lives, including their own.Don't miss the other pulse-pounding novels in the Last Chance Rescue series, Rescue Me, Return To Me, Run To Me, No Chance, Second Chance, Last Chance, Sweet Justice, and Sweet Reward, or the steamy southern suspense of the Wildefire series by Christy's alter-ego Ella Grace which begins with Midnight Secrets.
Sweet Revenge: Nemesis, Unlimited Book 1 (A thrilling historical adventure romance)
By Zoe Archer
Breathtaking passion and suspense from award-winning author Zoe Archer in the first on the Nemesis, Unlimited series. Fans of Kristen Callihan, Beth Ciotta, Meljean Brook and Sherry Thomas will be swept away by this exciting and compelling historical adventure romance.In the business of vengeance, desire is a dangerous temptation... Jack Dalton escapes from prison with one intention: to find Lord Rockley, the nobleman who murdered his sister. But instead of his target, he finds three well-dressed strangers - and the pretty blonde is aiming a pistol at his head... Joining Nemesis, Unlimited has made Eva Warrick more than a well-mannered lady - she can shoot, fight and outsmart any man standing in the way of her quest to right injustice. She's not afraid of Jack, but she is startled by their mutual attraction. Nemesis, Unlimited need Jack to get to Rockley, but Eva finds she wants Jack for scandalous reasons all her own...Don't miss more enthralling adventure with Nemesis, Unlimited in Dangerous Seduction, Winter's Heat and Wicked Temptation and check out Zoe's historical romance writing as Eva Leigh.
Sweet Revenge: Sin Brothers Book 2 (An addictive, page-turning thriller)
By Rebecca Zanetti
Sweet Revenge is the second book in New York Times bestselling author Rebecca Zanetti's thrilling romantic suspense series, Sin Brothers, that will be loved by fans of Karen Rose, Kylie Brant, Elaine Levine, Maya Banks's KGI series and Lisa Jackson.The one man she can't have... The one woman he can't resist... Matt Dean was born to fight...and kill. A member of a secret black-ops military unit, he and his brothers were genetically engineered by the government to be the perfect soldiers with an expiration date. Now, with time running out, he's gone rogue in a relentless quest for the one person who can save them. His mission leads him to Charmed, Idaho...and to a beautiful woman with eyes like emeralds and a body made for pleasure.Laney Jacobs knows the mysterious, handsome stranger is trouble from the moment he walks into her bar, looking for a job. She's spent years running from her own past - the last thing she needs is a romantic entanglement. But Matt's strong arms offer her protection, and his gentle touch promises passion unlike anything she's ever known. As lethal forces surround them, revealing explosive secrets about Matt's past and putting everything - and everyone - he holds dear in danger, can he save them all before time runs out?For more addictive romantic suspense look out for the rest of the titles in the Sin Brothers series and the spin-off series, Blood Brothers: Deadly Silence, Lethal Lies and Twisted Truths. And for breathtaking passion played out against a dangerous race for survival, look for the titles in The Scorpius Syndrome series: Mercury Striking, Shadow Falling and Justice Ascending.
By Beth Kery
For fans for Sylvia Day, J. Kenner and Maya Banks. An erotic and compelling tale of suspense from the New York Times ebook bestselling author of the Because You Are Mine series and The Affair.Chicago Special Agent Shane Dominic was in love with Laura Vasquez until the day she left him and married another man. Laura's never disappeared from his fantasies, or destroyed his desire to learn the truth about why she left. When her husband, the criminal mastermind behind an ring of thieves, is murdered, Shane knows this is his last chance. One look at Shane, and Laura's own memories come back to haunt her, but she'd never divulge her secrets - a desperate vow that's compromised when Shane takes her as his captive to a secluded cabin. Here, she will finally belong to him, be subjected to his every tortuously erotic whim, and be forced to trust him with a shocking truth she's hidden for so long - one that will expose them to a danger closing in on the both of them.Enter the seductive world of Beth Kery where the rules are broken with that first electrifying touch in the sizzling Because You Are Mine, One Night of Passion and The Affair novels.
A Sweet Obscurity
By Patrick Gale
Bittersweet and startling, A SWEET OBSCURITY is a novel of childhood, love and the consequences of how lives are lived. 'Intriguing and impressive. A memorable study of a child forced cruelly, even tragically, to grow up too soon' Sunday TimesSince her mother's death, nine year old Dido has been living with her eccentric aunt, acting as peacekeeper between Eliza, her estranged husband Giles and his girlfriend. They are each cruelly burdened in different ways. Chance draws them down to Cornwall, where a country idyll offers to lighten their urban cares. Eliza falls in love with local farmer, Pearce, an event that causes the four adults to re-assess their lives, with some painful and unforeseen consequences for adults and child alike.
Sweet Little Lies: Heartbreaker Bay Book 1
By Jill Shalvis
Sweet Little Lies is the first in New York Times bestselling author Jill Shalvis's Heartbreaker Bay series, featuring her trademark gift for humour, warmth and romance. Perfect for fans of Jill Mansell, Debbie Macomber, Nora Roberts and Marie Force. What if you fall for the one guy you can't have? As the captain of a San Francisco Bay tour boat, Pru Harris can handle rough seas - the hard part is life on dry land. Especially when it comes to resisting her growing feelings for her new friend, Finn O'Riley. He's kind, he's gorgeous and he's Mr Right - for anybody but her.Pru has a particular reason for wanting Finn to find happiness and it's what she wishes for at the historic fountain that's supposed to grant her heart's desire. But things get tricky when it becomes clear that, when it comes to Pru, there's more than friendship on Finn's mind - because she's been keeping a secret that could change everything...Want more warm, funny romance? Visit gorgeous Cedar Ridge, spellbinding Lucky Harbor or experience some Animal Magnetism in Sunshine, Idaho in Jill's other unforgettable series.
The Sweet Life
By Lynn York
Everyone loves a love story: and that's what they'll find in the heart of this delicious novel set in the Blue Ridge mountains, as well as humour, warmth and drama.Wilma Swan married for love the second time around (the less said about her late first husband the better, though she's glad she knew him as otherwise her granddaughter Star wouldn't be a joyful part of her life), and she and Roy have been happy as can be. But lately, things have changed, and Wilma's convinced Roy is playing away. In a town the size of Swan's Knob nothing stays secret for long and she's braced for shocking revelations. In fact Roy's heading for a crisis which will test them both and have a lasting impact on the community around them - bringing out the caring side of the local people as well as the opportunity for human nature to show its every aspect. Twisting and turning with surprises in every chapter, Lynn York's lovely new novel will keep readers gripped, and leave them on a high.