Related to: 'Taking Control'

September Book of the Month

WHEN I'M WITH YOU - EXCERPT

A sizzling excerpt from When I'm With You, Book 2 in Beth Kery's captivating Because You Are Mine series.

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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

As 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 breathtaking beauty comes at a price and, to Lucy's horror, she is about to discover that the price is almost too high to pay . . .

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Dark Passions

Una-Mary Parker
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Una-Mary Parker

Antonia Murray, at thirty-two, realises most of her friends are getting married and having babies, while she is devoting her life to her company, Murray Properties Ltd, which restores and sells beautiful period buildings in Central London. Her hard work over the past ten years has paid off: she owns a smart flat in Knightsbridge, designer clothes, a BMW and she can holiday anywhere in the world.Suddenly it isn't enough. She longs to settle down with a loving man and start a family of her own. But how is she going to meet the man of her dreams? Despite her brother's warnings, she places an advert in the personal columns and when she sees the intelligent eyes and warm smile of Colin Holbrook in the photograph he sends her, she's convinced she's found the one. But appearances are often deceptive and Antonia is about to discover that the dating game can be a dangerous, if not deadly, affair . . .

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Secrets of the Night

Una-Mary Parker
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Una-Mary Parker
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Broken Trust

Una-Mary Parker
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Una-Mary Parker

When widower Nick Driver announces that he is getting remarried, his two sons and two daughters are utterly devastated. They find it hard to accept that their beautiful mother, who died tragically only a year ago, can be replaced this quickly, particularly by Philippa who is so young.Nick wants Philippa to have all that money can buy, but when he decides to sell the family home he has no idea that his new wife will become an unwitting catalyst in a family feud. Nor that the domino effect that follows will cause a deep rift and finally the death of one of them . . .

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Sweet Vengeance

Una-Mary Parker
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Una-Mary Parker
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Moment of Madness

Una-Mary Parker
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Una-Mary Parker

When the eccentric genius Professor Miles Scott-Forbes suddenly dies, Lucinda, the daughter he ignored all his life, finds she must enter a bizarre treasure hunt before she can claim a penny of her inheritance. At the centre of the mystery lie six pieces of jewellery, each one inextricably linked to a shocking family secret. Five pieces must be disposed of - the sixth Lucinda can keep for herself. Should it be the most valuable of the six, she stands to inherit a vast fortune, which will enable her to give up her stressful job and spend more time with her two children. But there's a catch: Lucinda's forbidden to have the jewellery valued. Furious to be the object of yet another of her father's twisted games, she reluctantly follows the trail . . . only to realise that the true prize lies not in financial gain but in the discovery of the man behind her father's cruel and capricious exterior.

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Forbidden Feelings

Una-Mary Parker
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Una-Mary Parker

An explosive love affair between a widow and her best friend's son . . .When strange events at her father's Scottish estate require investigation, Camilla Eaton is grateful for Philip's company. To the tranquil beauty of the Highland countryside is added the aphrodisiac of danger and - despite the difference in their ages - the couple embark upon a heady love affair.A society girl who steals the family silver for her anarchist lover . . . Horrified by the unwelcome evidence of her mother's sexuality, Camilla's teenage daughter, Poppy, becomes involved with a group of militant political activists. Her sexual obsession with their charismatic leader, Danny Fox, blinds her to the inherent dangers of the association. A devastating emotional maelstrom . . .As the repercussions of Poppy's rebellion and the sinister goings-on in Scotland collide in an event of shocking violence, Camilla is forced to re-evaluate her priorities - and finds herself face to face with death ...

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Only the Best

Una-Mary Parker
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Una-Mary Parker

Prince CharmingBeverley feels like the luckiest girl in the world. Champagne, glamour - and Viscount Amesbury, the handsome Englishman who monopolises her at the opening of New York's Herman Gallery.The fairy-tale romance A whirlwind courtship, a wedding that is featured in the society pages of fashionable Chichi magazine, and Beverley settles down to married life in a blissful daze.But where's the happy ending?An unexpected tragedy calls the grief-stricken girl to England, to Anthony's ancestral home and the upper echelons of English society. Here, Beverley feels sure, she can achieve what Anthony would have wanted: only the best for their son and heir. But someone on the magnificent estate seems to have more deadly intentions ...

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A Guilty Pleasure

Una-Mary Parker
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Una-Mary Parker

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 . . .

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False Promises

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

RICHES ...Tiffany - by day a successful costume designer working from her luxurious Park Avenue apartment. By night, the 'other woman' in the arms of film director Hunt Kellerman.RICHES ...Morgan - her only ambition is marriage to an English aristocrat. And in Henry, Marquess of Blairmore, dubbed one of Britain's most eligible bachelors, she finds just the man. RICHES ...Zac - their younger brother is the odd one out. Spending his time in sleazy bars, he's on a downward spiral to despair ...RICHES ...The three Kalvin children come from a background of wealth and privilege, but each has to learn the hard way that there's more to life than riches.

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Scandals

Una-Mary Parker
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Una-Mary Parker

SCANDALS ... A brilliant businesswoman with a fatal flaw.SCANDALS ... Brother against sister in a bitter struggle for the most successful jewellery business in the world.SCANDALS ... Old blood and new money: a glittering marriage founded on a shocking lie.SCANDALS ... An enchanting eighteen-year-old girl on trial for the murder of her father.

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Temptations

Una-Mary Parker
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Una-Mary Parker

TEMPTATIONS ... 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.TEMPTATIONS ... 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. TEMPTATIONS ... Kimberley Cabot - her Titian locks hide a scheming financial brain and a ruthless ambition to rise above her poverty-stricken background. TEMPTATIONS ... Three very different women, with only their youth and beauty in common. Only time will tell how they can handle temptations.

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Enticements

Una-Mary Parker
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Una-Mary Parker
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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 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 . . .

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Demand (India Only)

Adrian Slywotzky With Karl Web, Er
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Adrian Slywotzky With Karl Web, Er

Demand is one of the few economic terms almost everyone knows. Demand drives supply. When demand rises, growth happens - jobs are created, the economy flourishes and society thrives. So goes the theory.It sounds simple, yet almost no one really understands demand, including the business owners, company leaders and policy makers who try to stimulate and satisfy it. Aimed at a business and general non-fiction readership, DEMAND is a book which searches for clues as to where demand really comes from, and why, and how we might control it.

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.

Anne Perry

Anne Perry is a New York Times bestselling author noted for her memorable characters, historical accuracy and exploration of social and ethical issues. Her two series, one featuring Thomas Pitt and one featuring William Monk, have been published in multiple languages. Anne Perry has also published a successful series based around World War One and the Reavley family, and the recent standalone novel The Sheen on the Silk. Anne Perry was selected by The Times as one of the twentieth century's '100 Masters of Crime'.

Gregory Maguire

Gregory Maguire is a bestselling author who has earned rave reviews and a dedicated following for Wicked, the first novel in the Wicked Years quartet (which also included Son of a Witch, A Lion Among Men and Out of Oz), that was made into an award-winning musical. He received his doctorate in English Literature from Tufts University, and has taught at Simmons College and other Boston area colleges. He has also served as an artist-in-residence at the Blue Mountain Center, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and the Hambridge Center. Gregory has lived in Dublin and London, but now makes his home near Boston, Massachusetts, with his partner, their two sons and daughter.