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Rich Rewards

Una-Mary Parker
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Una-Mary Parker

This exclusive e-short story is the sizzling prequel to Una-Mary Parker's internationally bestselling novel, Riches, available now in ebook.Born and brought up in the poorest part of San Francisco, Joni Marks has always dreamed of becoming a movie star. She craves the fame, the glamour and the wealth. And she'll do anything to get what she wants.Now, on the night of the Oscars, as Hollywood's most famous film director, Hunt Kellerman, walks towards her on the red carpet, she knows that he's her destiny. And nothing is going to stand in her way.

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A Dangerous Desire

Una-Mary Parker
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Una-Mary Parker

Beauty comes at a price...Lucy's fairy tale life comes crashing down when a serious car accident destroys her relationship with Peter, and her gorgeous looks. Una-Mary Parker's gripping novel of intrigue and suspense will enthral fans of Penny Vincenzi and Tasmina Perry. 'Romance and suspense with an unexpected twist' - Sunday ExpressAs Lucy and Peter sped along the motorway towards Lucy's parents' home, eager to announce the news of their engagement, Lucy dreamed of their life together. Moments later they watched in terror as a vehicle hurtled towards them... Waking in hospital to discover that her beautiful face has been destroyed, Lucy calls off their engagement and sinks into an emotional decline. But Peter's mother has a solution: a friend in New York knows a brilliant plastic surgeon who is willing to restore Lucy's looks. Six months later, Lucy emerges as one of the most stunning women anyone has ever seen. But such breath-taking beauty comes at a price and, to Lucy's horror, she is about to discover that the price is almost too high to pay...Raves for Una-Mary Parker's deliciously decadent bestsellers:'A meticulous reconstruction of a society at play' Evening Standard'Filled with romance and intrigue but with an unexpected twist' Best 'Guaranteed to make you gasp, giggle and stretch your eyes as you gallop through the pages at one sitting' Company'Will keep you glued to the page' Prima

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Dark Passions

Una-Mary Parker
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Una-Mary Parker
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Secrets of the Night

Una-Mary Parker
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Una-Mary Parker

Was their fairy-tale life just an illusion? Douglas and Julia are celebrating 25 years of happy marriage with a glittering soiree at their magnificent manor house. Then, the arrival of an uninvited guest threatens not only to ruin the night, but potentially to ruin their lives for good. Una-Mary Parker's Secrets of the Night will enthral fans of Penny Jordan and Penny Vincenzi. We are all conjurors in our own way, Julia thought as she looked at Douglas, the man who had created a fairy tale world for them. But was it an illusion?It is their wedding anniversary, and Douglas and Julia Rutherford are giving the party of the year. With their family and friends gathered around them, it seems nothing can jeopardise their happiness. But even Douglas cannot conceal the turmoil caused by the arrival of an uninvited guest, whose revelation of a shameful secret forces them to come to terms with betrayal, a tragic death and a charge of murder from which there is no magical escape. Their love for each other takes on a new dimension but whether they can survive depends on their ability to face the truth.Raves for Una-Mary Parker's scandalously sinful bestsellers:'A meticulous reconstruction of a society at play' Evening Standard'Una-Mary Parker balances the security of family life with growing menace... Chilling' Express on Sunday 'This novel has everything - intrigue, romance, ambition, lust...' Daily Mail

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Broken Trust

Una-Mary Parker
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Una-Mary Parker
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Sweet Vengeance

Una-Mary Parker
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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

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Moment of Madness

Una-Mary Parker
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Una-Mary Parker
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Forbidden Feelings

Una-Mary Parker
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Una-Mary Parker
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Only the Best

Una-Mary Parker
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Una-Mary Parker
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A Guilty Pleasure

Una-Mary Parker
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Una-Mary Parker

Tragedy can bring out the worst in people... A Christmas spent at the Farrells' fabulous Wiltshire home arouses Charlotte's suspicion that David's family aren't all smiles and sophistication. And when tragedy strikes, David also begins to go from suave to sinister... Una-Mary Parker's A Guilty Pleasure is sure to enthral fans of Penny Vincenzi and Tasmina Perry. 'A smoothly readable thriller' Daily Telegraph When Charlotte Taylor meets the reckless David Farrell she knows life is never going to be the same again. Spending Christmas together at Chelwood Grange, the Farrells' magnificent Wiltshire home, Charlotte discovers that jealousy and deceit overshadow the family's merriment. Who does David's father visit in the dead of night? Has David's brother Christopher really kicked his guilty habit, and is he fit to care for his five-year-old daughter Holly? And why is David's mother so on-edge...?When Christmas is over, Charlotte and David return to London, and the harrowing time in Wiltshire is forgotten. Then tragedy strikes at Chelwood Grange and little Holly is missing. David is inconsolable in his grief but it is not long before Charlotte suspects that the man she is falling in love with is the man she should most fear. Surely, her doubts are unfounded...Raves for Una-Mary Parker's scandalously sinful bestsellers:'A meticulous reconstruction of a society at play' Evening Standard'Guaranteed to make you gasp, giggle and stretch your eyes as you gallop through the pages in one sitting' Company'Filled with romance and intrigue but with an unexpected twist' Best 'This novel has everything - intrigue, romance, ambition, lust...' Daily Mail

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Taking Control

Una-Mary Parker
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Una-Mary Parker
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Riches

Una-Mary Parker
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Una-Mary Parker
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Scandals

Una-Mary Parker
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Una-Mary Parker

A family feud could destroy them...Both Kalinsky siblings will stop at nothing to gain sole charge of Kalisnky's, renowned worldwide for its precious jewellery, putting their relationship at jeopardy in Scandals. Una-Mary Parker's sensational blockbuster will enthral fans of Penny Vincenzi and Penny Jordan. 'Guaranteed to make you gasp, giggle and stretch your eyes as you gallop through the pages at one sitting' CompanyA brilliant businesswoman with a fatal flaw.Brother against sister in a bitter struggle for the most successful jewellery business in the world.Old blood and new money: a glittering marriage founded on a shocking lie.An enchanting eighteen-year-old girl on trial for the murder of her father...What readers are saying about Scandals:'This over-the-top romp of the rich and famous is pure guilty pleasure''Colourful characters, sexual escapades, dirty little secrets, it's all there''Melodrama at its best'

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Temptations

Una-Mary Parker
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Una-Mary Parker

Only time will tell if they can resist temptations... Three fabulous women face a confrontation with the past, an impossible ultimatum and some brutal business - will they rise above temptation? This irresistible novel from bestselling author Una-Mary Parker is the perfect read for fans of Penny Vincenzi and Jackie Collins. Madeleine Delaney - a beautiful brunette and brilliant portrait painter, she is summoned from her New York home to an English country manor house and a confrontation with the past.Jessica McCann - a bubbly blonde who lives for her work as Sales Director of one of London's most luxurious hotels when her lover, jealous of her success, issues an impossible ultimatum.Kimberley Cabot - her Titian locks hide a scheming financial brain and a ruthless ambition to rise above her poverty-stricken background.Three very different women, with only their youth and beauty in common. Only time will tell how they can handle temptations.Raves for Una-Mary Parker's scandalously sinful bestsellers:'A meticulous reconstruction of a society at play' Evening Standard'Guaranteed to make you gasp, giggle and stretch your eyes as you gallop through the pages in one sitting' Company'Filled with romance and intrigue but with an unexpected twist' Best 'This novel has everything - intrigue, romance, ambition, lust...' Daily Mail

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Enticements

Una-Mary Parker
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Una-Mary Parker

Memories of a lavish New Year's Eve will last forever... especially when every detail is caught on camera... Oozing glamour, wealth and corruption, Enticements is Una-Mary Parker's story of photographer Rebecca Kendall, as she gets more than she bargained for after capturing a killer on camera at a glamorous New Year's soiree. The perfect read for fans of Penny Vincenzi and Jackie Collins. Who is the sensationally beautiful Marissa Montclare? How did she amass a million-dollar fortune by the time she was twenty? And why was she murdered at a glittering New Year's Eve party given by her lover, Sir Edward Wenlake, at his opulent Park Avenue apartment?Rebecca Kendall, famous photo-journalist, was at the fatal party . . . and she captured more on film than photographs of Marissa. She took a picture of the killer as well. From then on, her life is in danger.Jenny Wenlake is shocked to find that her father had a girlfriend younger than herself. So she and Rebecca set out to uncover the truth about Marissa's past. Helped by Stirling Hertfelder, Rebecca's agent and lover, they expose shattering secrets . . . and another murder is committed before Rebecca is brought face to face with the ultimate horror in a story that includes greed, vice, corruption . . . and a deep love that will not be denied.Raves for Una-Mary Parker's scandalously sinful bestsellers:'A meticulous reconstruction of a society at play' Evening Standard'Filled with romance and intrigue but with an unexpected twist' Best 'The accent is on elegance and style, with seamless plotting by this bestselling writer' Lady'Will keep you glued to the page' Prima

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The Palace Affair

Una-Mary Parker
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Una-Mary Parker

The most imposing invitation on the mantelpiece was the one from Buckingham Palace...Three women await the Buckingham Palace Garden Party, unaware that it will deliver not only in decadence, but also drama, depravity and danger. The Palace Affair by Una-Mary Parker will enthral fans of Penny Vincenzi and Jackie Collins. 'Deliciously entertaining' Sunday TelegraphThree women are anticipating the royal Garden Party with varying degrees of pleasure and apprehension.For Jackie, social editor of Society magazine, it is just one of a series of glittering events that she must cover for her glamour-hungry readers. Newly divorced, Jackie enjoys the hectic whirl of her career, but hopes to find a more settled lifestyle...For Elfrieda, ex-Swedish au pair and current Lady Witley of Vauxhall, the invitation represents one further rung up the social ladder. Elfrieda is so desperate to be accepted, she will do anything to make her mark. It is a determination that is to have dangerous consequences...As Lady in Waiting to the Queen, Celia is 'on duty', charged with the responsibility of helping ensure all the arrangements go smoothly. Celia values the position of confidence she enjoys at the Palace, and is careful to do nothing to jeopardise it...But this is one Garden Party that turns out to hold some nasty shocks for the guests. An unscrupulous man is scheming ruthlessly for his own advancement. And when he crosses swords with Jackie, Celia and Elfrieda, he vows he will get his revenge, whatever it takes...What readers are saying about The Palace Affair:'Absolutely unputdownable. An intriguing and believable plot''The story and suspense surrounding three different women of difference classes of society was captivating''Brilliant. 5 stars'

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Adele Parks

Adele Parks worked in advertising until she published her first novel in 2000. Since then, her many Sunday Times bestsellers have been translated into twenty-six different languages. Adele spent her adult life in Italy, Botswana and London until 2005 when she moved to Guildford, where she now lives with her husband and son. Adele believes reading is a basic human right, so she works closely with The Reading Agency as an Ambassador for Reading Ahead, a programme designed to encourage adult literacy.Meet Adele! Visit her website for the latest news on her upcoming events: www.adeleparks.com, head to Facebook for exclusive extras: facebook.com/OfficialAdeleParks and chat with Adele on Twitter @adeleparks.

Bernie McGill

Bernie McGill was born and raised in Northern Ireland and attended Queen's University, Belfast. Her first novel, The Butterfly Cabinet, was published by Headline Review in 2011. Bernie is also the author of Sleepwalkers, a collection of short fiction (shortlisted for the Edge Hill Short Story Prize) and a contributor to three acclaimed anthologies of Irish women writers, The Long Gaze Back, The Glass Shore and Female Lines (New Island, 2015, 2016 & 2017). She has numerous theatre credits to her name. Bernie lives in Portstewart, Northern Ireland, with her family.

Chloe Benjamin

Chloe Benjamin is the author of The Anatomy of Dreams, which won the Edna Ferber Fiction Book Award and was longlisted for the 2014 Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize. She lives with her husband in Wisconsin.