The Affair: Week Three
By Beth Kery
For fans of E. L. James, Sylvia Day, J. Kenner and Beth Kery's Because You Are Mine series. Montand's shaded and challenging past forces Emma into proposing a challenge of her own as the New York Times bestselling author's The Affair continues...The Affair: Week ThreeWhat was it about a man as damaged as Montand that made Emma say yes when she should have fled and never looked back? His intense sexual preferences intrigued her more than she'd been willing to admit. But now that she's been privy to his secrets - including a long-ago family tragedy, and the true identity of a woman who lurks in the shadows of his mansion - Emma fears she'll be just one more submissive conquest in Montand's troubled life. And then abandoned like so many who came before.She needs to be strong and protect her heart, but her desires won't let her resist. So, if their affair is to continue it'll be on her conditions: it will not continue indefinitely, only she can end it, and when it's over, they'll part and never speak again of the things they dared to do behind the locked doors of the Breakers.Includes a bonus excerpt of Beth Kery's When I'm with You.For more sizzling passion, don't miss The Affair: Week 4.
The Alex Benedict Collection: A Talent For War, Polaris, Seeker
By Jack McDevitt
THE ALEX BENEDICT COLLECTION brings together sci-fi master Jack McDevitt's stellar first three novels in the award-winning Alex Benedict series. Perfect for fans of Ray Bradbury and Joe Haldeman.In A TALENT FOR WAR, Alex Benedict unearths a piece of information with the power to rewrite history and expose interstellar hero Christopher Sim as a fraud. On his quest for the truth Alex will venture into an unknown alien galaxy and face something stranger than he could ever have imagined. In POLARIS, Alex Benedict is determined to solve the mystery of the luxury space yacht that never returned from its interstellar journey sixty years ago. The search party found Polaris empty and adrift in space and now Alex must travel across the stars in a life-threatening mission to discover the truth.In the Nebula award-winning SEEKER, Alex Benedict is convinced that he has stumbled across an artefact from the infamous transport ship that fled a religious dictatorship in twenty-seventh-century America. Alex and his pilot Chase are taken into the very heart of danger on the deadly trail to Seeker.
The Affair: Week Two
By Beth Kery
For fans of E. L. James, Sylvia Day, J. Kenner and Beth Kery's Because You Are Mine series. The Affair continues from the New York Times bestselling author as a man's secret leaves an innocent woman exposed, vulnerable, and desperate...The Affair: Week TwoEmma is unlike anyone he's ever known, fresh and surprising, sweet yet intensely sensual. He knew he shouldn't touch Emma but he's a Montand, after all. Strong sexual appetites and selfishness run in his blood- no matter how much he'd wish otherwise...for Emma's sake.Emma can't help but feel somewhat compromised by the impulsive sexual tryst she shared with her billionaire employer but Emma has to admit...she wanted it. Besides, working in Montand's sprawling mansion as a hospice nurse to Montand's stepmother, Emma anticipated a few surprises. Still, she never expected what came next: an exquisite gift, an apology and a proposition - a sexual affair that promises to fulfill every fantasy Emma ever had. And a few she never dared imagine.But a deathbed revelation from Montand's stepmother is about to shatter every illusion Emma had about her position at the Breakers, her future with Montand, and her own innocence.Includes a bonus excerpt of Beth Kery's Because You Are Mine.For more sizzling passion, don't miss The Affair: Week 3.
The Affair: Week One
By Beth Kery
For fans of E. L. James, Sylvia Day, J. Kenner and Beth Kery's Because You Are Mine series. A young woman's quiet life is upended when she meets the man of her forbidden dreams in the stunning novel from the New York Times bestselling author. The Affair begins...The Affair: Week OneInnocent yet unconventional hospice nurse Emma Shore has secured a new position at The Breakers, the sprawling mansion of enigmatic and dangerously handsome racecar billionaire Michael Montand. Hired as caretaker for Montand's stepmother, Emma expects few complications. But one night, lost in the mansion's maze of corridors, she comes upon a woman and a man she can't identify engaged in a raw, naked interlude of sexual subjugation. Silently, from the shadows, Emma watches - shocked, appalled, and unnervingly aroused.But Emma wonders... if this mysterious stranger is not Montand, then who is it? And what other surprises are in store for her? Night after sleepless night, she's considering the possibilities. And for the first time in her life, she's not going to run away from them.Includes a bonus excerpt of Beth Kery's Paradise Rules.For more sizzling passion, don't miss The Affair: Week 2.
The Atlantis Collection: Atlantis, Crusader Gold, The Last Gospel
By David Gibbins
THE ATLANTIS COLLECTION brings together bestseller David Gibbins' unputdownable first three novels featuring underwater archaeologist Jack Howard. Fans of Dan Brown and Clive Cussler will thrill to this stunning collection. In ATLANTIS, Jack Howard uncovers what could be the key to the lost island during a dive in the Mediterranean. This astounding discovering is beyond Jack's wildest dreams, but it has devastating consequences. Jack finds himself in a terrifying game of life and death that could destroy thousands of lives.In CRUSADER GOLD, a dive for a lost Crusade treasure in Istanbul and an unearthed medieval map in an English cathedral library together have the power to alter history. A thrilling but lethal quest takes Jack Howard back to the greatest of Viking Conquerors, to the fall of the Nazis and the darkest secrets of the modern Vatican. In THE LAST GOSPEL, Jack Howard is on the hunt to unravel the story of one last Gospel left behind in the age of the New Testament. This extraordinary secret has the power to shatter the foundations of the Western World and endangers Jack like never before.
The Accidental Bride: Bride Book 2
By Jane Feather
New York Times bestselling author Jane Feather sets her Brides trilogy against the turmoil of the English Civil War, and tells the tales of three unconventional young women who vow they will never marry - only to be overtaken by destiny. Fans of Stephanie Laurens, Julia Quinn and Liz Carlyle will be delighted with these daring brides.The Accidental Bride could only be the story of Phoebe, the 'awkward' one...For four years, Cato, the Marquis of Granville, had been just another man - the uninteresting, somewhat intimidating husband of Phoebe's older sister. But then her sister died, and Phoebe seemed a reasonable substitute. Her forced engagement to him should have been quite a cold-blooded arrangement...except that one day Phoebe looked at Granville - really looked at him - and saw what she'd never seen before: he was darkly, breathtakingly attractive.Once she'd noticed, she couldn't seem to stop noticing, and suddenly Phoebe was disastrously in love. It would be nothing short of torture to be married to Granville, knowing he didn't love her and never would. After all, Phoebe is not the kind of woman men fall in love with - Phoebe with her untidy hair, her rumpled clothes, and her fingers forever ink-stained from the poetry she writes.When running away does not solve her problems, Phoebe decides to try something a little different - something that involves a little change in wardrobe, a daring new attitude, and a bit of brazen seduction.Granville is about to discover that his awkward Phoebe is woman enough even for him...Look for Olivia's delightful story in The Least Likely Bride. For more of Jane Feather's signature romance check out the Blackwater Brides Trilogy and the Cavendish Square Trilogy.
As Serious As Death (Primavera Blackstone series, Book 5)
By Quintin Jardine
The fifth thrilling mystery in Quintin Jardine's Primavera Blackstone series.Primavera Blackstone has finally found contentment by the Spanish sea. A fiercely protective single mother, she doesn't appreciate an offer of marriage. Nor does she welcome a blast from her murky Scottish past, retired cop Ricky Ross.Ricky now works for millionaire airline owner Jack Weighley - a powerful man to whom you don't say 'no'. Together Primavera and Ricky must investigate a series of assaults on Jack's aircraft. Are they acts of vandalism, or the sinister work of Catalan extremists? As Primavera and Ricky are drawn into events, and the body count rises, Primavera begins to understand the true meaning of 'till death us do part'...
All Teachers Bright and Beautiful (Book 3)
By Andy Seed
More lessons and life from the Yorkshire Dales...All Teachers Bright and Beautiful is the concluding volume in Andy Seed's trilogy. As always, the book is peppered with the hilarious and heart-warming incidents that a life living and working with children inevitably contains. Andy Seed is sure to charm fans of Jack Sheffield and Gervase Phinn.Andy Seed is beginning his fifth year teaching at Cragthwaite Primary in the Yorkshire Dales, and as always a new term is full of surprises.These take the form of a beautiful, but not terribly bright, student on placement from the local teacher training college, and a particularly pushy and problematic parent with a fine line in complaining. It looks like Andy's pupils are the least of his problems...At home in Applesett, things aren't all rosy either. Barbara is forced to take a job as a postie to help pay the mortgage, which means finding someone to look after Tom and Reuben. When two old friends move into the village it looks like the problem has been solved, but it soon transpires that rural life is not for everyone...What readers are saying about All Teachers Bright and Beautiful:'A sequence of classroom tales told with considerable wit and charm that will raise a chuckle and perhaps even make you shed a tear''Delightful read. Humorous, warm and really interesting finding out about all the little personalities of the primary school children he teaches''Another gem. The book flows nicely with alternating chapters about his school life and home life. A sweet book'
Andy Murray: Seventy-Seven
By Andy Murray
Andy Murray is one of Britain's best loved athletes. On the 7th July 2013 he became the first British man to lift the Wimbledon trophy for 77 years. His new book, Andy Murray: Seventy-Seven, will take us on a personal journey through his career. Focusing on the last two dramatic years, he will share with us his thoughts on the pivotal moments of his playing career and allow us a glimpse into his world - his intense training regime, his close-knit team and his mental and physical battle to get to the very top. This very personal book will be a stunning celebration of Andy's career so far.
All The Queen's Players
By Jane Feather
New York Times bestselling author Jane Feather conspires with history to tell this dazzling story about two very real, very wily queens - and one impassioned young woman whose life they change forever.At Queen Elizabeth's palace, intrigue abounds. And when a naive girl with a gift for keen observation enters the court, she can hardly imagine the role she will play in bringing England - indeed, the whole of Europe - to the brink of war. Nor can she foresee her own journey to the brink of ecstasy and beyond...When she becomes a junior lady of Queen Elizabeth's bedchamber, Rosamund is instructed by her cousin, the brilliant and devious secretary of state Sir Francis Walsingham, to record everything she observes. Her promised reward: a chance at a good marriage. And then Rosamund meets Will Creighton - a persuasive courtier, poet, and would-be playwright who is the embodiment of an unsuitable match. The unsanctioned relationship draws the wrath of Elizabeth, and Rosamund is sent in disgrace to a remote castle that holds Elizabeth's cousin Mary Stuart, the imprisoned Queen of Scots. Here, Walsingham expects Rosamund to uncover proof of a plot against Elizabeth. But surely, nothing good can come of putting an artless girl in such close proximity to so many seductive players and deceptive games. Unless, of course, Rosamund can discover an affinity for passion and intrigue herself... For more of Jane Feather's signature romance check out the Blackwater Brides Trilogy - where three dashing brothers embark on a most im-proper quest - or follow the adventures to three intrepid young ladies as they become embroiled in the political intrigue of Regency-era London and fall irreversibly in love in the Cavendish Square Trilogy.
Aunt Dimity and the Lost Prince (Aunt Dimity Mysteries, Book 18)
By Nancy Atherton
A chance encounter leads Lori into a mystery of long-forgotten secrets... Nancy Atherton's Aunt Dimity and the Lost Prince is a delightful mystery stretching back to the Russian Revolution. Perfect for fans of M. C. Beaton and Rebecca Tope.'How do you describe an Aunt Dimity mystery... the real magic is in the storytelling. This enchanting series is as cosy as a warm fire on a winter's night' - Denver PostIn the sleepy Cotswold village of Finch, Lori Shepherd has two restless seven-year-old boys on her hands. When a friend suggests an outing to Skeaping Manor - a bizarre Jacobean house-turned-museum - she leaps at the idea. There they meet Daisy Pickering, a sweet nine year old in a shabby pink parka who regales them with tales of Russian aristocrats.When a fine silver figurine turns up in the pocket of a similar pink parka at Lori's local thrift shop, she recognizes it instantly as the object that mesmerized young Daisy. But when she tries to track down Daisy's mother, she finds they have disappeared without a trace. Stranger still, it seems one of Daisy's imagined Russian princes may be very real - and in desperate need of help. With her Aunt Dimity's otherworldly guidance, Lori begins to unravel a tangled web of secrets stretching from England's finest country estates back to the blood-drenched soil of the Russian Revolution... What readers are saying about Aunt Dimity and the Lost Prince: 'With a bit of romance and a dash of humour, Atherton comes through once again with a charming read''An intriguing and fun read''Atherton is a clever and funny writer. I enjoy the twists and turns she takes to solve the mystery. Great read'
Aunt Dimity and the Village Witch (Aunt Dimity Mysteries, Book 17)
By Nancy Atherton
The search for an ancestor becomes a witch-hunt... In Nancy Atherton's Aunt Dimity and the Village Witch, the sleepy Cotswold village of Finch is set aflutter by a bewitching mystery from its past. Perfect for fans of M. C. Beaton and Ann Granger.'Atherton is a superb writer who brings charm and wit to her story' - Suspense Magazine At first glance, the unassuming Mrs Amelia Thistle is a disappointment to the curious villagers of Finch. Only Lori Shepherd isn't fooled by the new arrival's bland persona, and she promptly discovers Amelia is a world-famous artist, living incognito.Amelia has unearthed a fragment of a family diary hinting that Mistress Meg, The Mad Witch of Finch, might be one of her ancestors, and she's determined to discover the truth. With the otherworldly help of her late Aunt Dimity, Lori must dodge nosy neighbours and Amelia's frantic fans if she's to solve the mystery of Mistress Meg - and Amelia herself. What readers are saying about Aunt Dimity and the Village Witch: 'This was a very enjoyable read: light-heartedly charming''Wonderfully written, great cosy - just a joy to read''Heart-warming, entertaining, one of Atherton's best!'
Aunt Dimity Down Under (Aunt Dimity Mysteries, Book 15)
By Nancy Atherton
A trip to the other side of the world brings fresh adventures... Lori Shepherd travels to New Zealand in Aunt Dimity's fifteenth charming adventure from Nancy Atherton, Aunt Dimity Down Under. Perfect for fans of M. C. Beaton and Ann Granger.'Another hit in the long line of Aunt Dimity books' - Suspense Magazine Lori Shepherd is bereft when she learns her beloved neighbours, Ruth and Louise Pym, may be dying. But as she braces herself for a final farewell, Lori receives an unexpected request from the eccentric sisters: to find their long-lost brother before it's too late.Aubrey Pym was banished from his family long ago for wicked deeds, and Lori must travel to New Zealand to find him. Despite her misgivings, she sets out on a journey full of surprises. And with the help of a charming Kiwi and the otherworldly guidance of her late Aunt Dimity, Lori begins to unravel the web of secrets that have haunted the Pym family for generations. What readers are saying about Aunt Dimity Down Under: 'A sprightly visit to the land down under the Land Down Under, with plenty of humour, sorrow, and a touch of Tolkienmania' 'A book that leaves you smiling''Five stars'
Aunt Dimity: Vampire Hunter (Aunt Dimity Mysteries, Book 13)
By Nancy Atherton
This time, Lori's supernatural confidante may not be the only one who's not quite dead... Lori Shepherd takes on a potential vampire in Nancy Atherton's thirteenth cosy mystery Aunt Dimity: Vampire Hunter. Perfect for fans of M. C. Beaton and Ann Granger.'Hardcore fans will no doubt enjoy' - Publisher's Weekly Life in the Cotswolds couldn't be more blissful for Lori Shepherd - except for one thing: her five-year-old twins have started school, and Lori fears her sons will catch everything from the flu to fleas. Then the twins come home one drizzly day and give her something truly terrifying to worry about.Could the cloaked figure they see in the woods really have been a vampire? With Lori's late (but not entirely departed) Aunt Dimity's help, she begins to investigate. Her trail takes her to Leo, a charming vagabond; to a bitter old crone named Lizzie Black; and finally to Aldercot Hall, where a mysterious murder took place forty years ago. Can Lori uncover the true identity of the twins' vampire before it's too late? What readers are saying about Aunt Dimity: Vampire Hunter: 'The romantic troubles, warm, comedic moments, and cosy English-countryside atmosphere really make this little mystery a frothy charmer''Every Aunt Dimity mystery is a delight''Five stars'
Aunt Dimity Goes West (Aunt Dimity Mysteries, Book 12)
By Nancy Atherton
Can Lori and her ghostly adviser solve a hundred-year-old mystery? In Aunt Dimity Goes West, Nancy Atherton's vivid storytelling and knack for bringing a setting to life will have readers lassoed to their chairs. Perfect for fans of M. C. Beaton and Rebecca Tope.'The twelfth novel in Atherton's series is the ultimate cosy mystery'- Romantic TimesStill recovering from a near-fatal brush with danger, Lori Shepherd is looking forward to a family holiday in the beautiful mountain town of Bluebird, Colorado. But when they arrive at their seemingly perfect holiday home, something is clearly amiss.Someone has gone missing, a charming and charismatic man seems to know more than he's letting on, and the whole town is hiding a dark secret. With her Aunt Dimity's otherworldly help, Lori sets out to solve a hundred-year-old mystery once and for all. Could the town be cursed, or is a sinister human hand shaping its eerie reputation? What readers are saying about the Aunt Dimity Mysteries: 'Charming escapism''Simply the best and most beautiful cosy series in the world''These books are just pure, glorious entertainment'
Aunt Dimity and the Deep Blue Sea (Aunt Dimity Mysteries, Book 11)
By Nancy Atherton
Trouble follows Lori wherever she goes... Nancy Atherton's Aunt Dimity mysteries have enchanted thousands of readers and Aunt Dimity and the Deep Blue Sea, the eleventh addition to the series, is likely to broaden her appeal. Perfect for fans of M. C. Beaton and Ann Granger.'Atherton's series is for those who like the puzzle of a mystery minus the corpses... This is the way life really ought to be if only we were all better behaved. Put on the teakettle and enjoy' - Rocky Mountain NewsLori Shepherd is no stranger to trouble and intrigue. But when Bill, her high-profile attorney husband, starts receiving death threats aimed at his family, danger hits closer to home. With Scotland Yard on the case, Bill sends Lori and their five-year-old twins to the safety of an island off the coast of Scotland.But nowhere, it seems, is safe. For another mystery is unfolding on the island, and Lori suspects the locals are running a smuggling operation. When she finds a human skull washed up on the beach, her fears are fuelled further. With her otherworldly Aunt Dimity's help, Lori begins to piece together the clues, unaware of the danger growing around her. Can she escape the murderous threats before it's too late? What readers are saying about Aunt Dimity and the Deep Blue Sea: '[Nancy Atherton] has a magical touch''This little book was a breath of fresh air''This book makes you feel good all over. A must read'
An Unsuitable Bride: Blackwater Brides Book 3
By Jane Feather
If you love Poldark, you'll love Jane Feather's dazzling Georgian romantic trilogy, the Blackwater Brides, which concludes with An Unsuitable Bride.Perfect for fans of Eloisa James, Liz Carlyle and Stephanie Laurens.Only desperation would drive a lady to disguise herself in hopes of employment, but the twenty thousand pounds that their father promised beautiful Alexandra Douglas and her invalid younger sister has vanished into the hands of the greedy cousin who inherited the estate. Alexandra, in search of justice, embarks on an elaborate charade to infiltrate Combe Abbey, her ancestral home, and secretly take the money back. Peregrine, visiting the Abbey, is intrigued by a woman whose mind matches his on every level. Who is this middle-aged spinster with a young woman's eyes and a youthful step that even a limp cannot disguise? Sensing some scandalous secret, Perry assumes the lady would delight in being rescued. But his efforts are rebuffed; Alexandra will take care of herself and her sister, thank you very much. Can Perry court the daring and independent young woman, win her heart, and be the last brother to wed?Follow the stories of Perry's dashing brothers in Rushed to the Altar and A Wedding Wager, or check out Jane Feather's tantalising spy versus counterspy tale in Twelfth Night Secrets.
All The Things You Are
By Clemency Burton-Hill
In the bestselling tradition of Douglas Kennedy. A rich, tense and absorbing novel of a woman's journey to Jerusalem from Manhattan to follow her heart, no matter what the cost. When New York journalist Natasha Bernstein loses her job and discovers her fiancé has been keeping a dark secret, her world collapses. Turning to her family, she takes inspiration from her formidable grandmother Esther, who runs a community centre in downtown Manhattan. As she starts to rebuild her life, Natasha's friendship with Rafi - the enigmatic architect working on Esther's centre - restores her sense of wonder at the world and her faith in who she is. But when Rafi and Natasha take a trip to Jerusalem, they are plunged into a story far deeper than their own. Here, questions of family and loyalty mean more than life itself, and they must ask themselves what they are ultimately prepared to fight for. In a divided world, is it history or love that makes us who we are?
Aunt Dimity: Snowbound (Aunt Dimity Mysteries, Book 9)
By Nancy Atherton
Can Lori unravel a mystery that is thicker than the snow on the Cotswold hills? The snow forces Lori to take shelter in a house of treasures and secrets in Aunt Dimity: Snowbound, the ninth mystery from much-loved author Nancy Atherton. Perfect for fans of M. C. Beaton and Ann Granger.'Witty and engaging... just the thing when life gets to be too much, and you want to escape into a book' - Lincoln Journal StarA winter's stroll in the Cotswolds takes an unexpected turn for Lori Shepherd when a snow blizzard strikes out of the blue. Together with two backpackers, she seeks shelter in the nearby Ladythorne Abbey, once home to Lady Lucasta DeClerke, and waits for the storm to pass.But it soon becomes clear that there is more to the Abbey's late owner than meets the eye. And when Lori learns of a plot to steal a priceless family heirloom, she attempts to prevent the theft and keep herself out of harm's way. But as her ghostly Aunt Dimity says, 'Old sins cast long shadows'. If Lori is to banish the hatred and guilt shrouding Ladythorne Abbey, she will need all the wisdom and compassion she can find. What readers are saying about Aunt Dimity: Snowbound: 'If I only had one book to read on a rainy afternoon, this would be the one''Not since I first went through the wardrobe to discover the magic of Narnia have I so enjoyed a book''Delightful. Interesting characters, great descriptions of village life, and a unique concept make this series a comforting read'
Aunt Dimity Takes a Holiday (Aunt Dimity Mysteries, Book 8)
By Nancy Atherton
Lori herself is entangled in a messy - and dangerous - family dispute... Nancy Atherton's Aunt Dimity Takes a Holiday sees Lori, and the otherworldly sleuth Aunt Dimity, untangle the web of deceit surrounding a troubled family. Perfect for fans of M. C. Beaton and Agatha Christie.'Atherton is simply a wonderful writer' - The Cleveland Plain DealerWhen Lori Shepherd's husband, Bill, is summoned to the reading of a will at the Earl of Harrisford's grand Palladian home, she jumps at the chance to join him. But none of the Harrisford clan could have possibly predicted the scandal that would ensue as the contents of the will are revealed. What starts as a sombre occasion quickly devolves into full-blown family dispute.Burning topiaries, threatening notes, suspicious maids, and family intrigue lead Lori to seek her ghostly Aunt Dimity's help in identifying the person responsible. For it's clear they mean business, and if they're not found soon, the consequences could be deadly... What readers are saying about Aunt Dimity Takes a Holiday: 'Fun, light, gripping stories with a touch of fantasy''This series of books are perfect when you need something warm and fuzzy to read! I have loved them all''Cosy mystery with lovable, eccentric characters and humorous twists. Nancy Atherton's Aunt Dimity series is like coming home for the holidays!'