Description : From the celebrated author of the international bestseller Suite Française, a newly discovered novel, a story of passion and long-kept secrets, set against the background of a rural French village in the years before World War II.Written in 1941, Fire in the Blood – only now assembled in its entirety – teems with the intertwined lives of an insular French village in the years before the war, when "peace" was less important as a political state than as a coveted personal condition: the untroubled pinnacle of happiness. At the center of the novel is Silvio, who has returned to this small town after years away. As his narration unfolds, we are given an intimate picture of the loves and infidelities, the scandals, the youthful ardor and regrets of age that tie Silvio to the long-guarded secrets of the past. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Description : Since Franco's death, Spain has managed the considerable achievement of a peaceful transition from dictatorship to democracy. Spaniards are recovering a tradition of tolerance lost in 1492, when Granada, the country's last Moorish enclave, fell to the Christians. Now there is an obsession with making up for lost time, a determination to figure prominently on the map of the contemporary world.
Description : Chef, Finn Mason, has escaped a nightmare past and is making a new life for himself and his partner, Aiden, in San Francisco.Opening his first restaurant, Finn needs help to promote his business and thinks he's found the perfect person when he meets social media influencer, Kenna Mitchell.But then strange things start to happen and people begin to die. Finn grows increasingly suspicious of Kenna's strange behaviour. But is he letting his past trauma cloud his judgement, or is Kenna as dangerous as he suspects she is?Dark forces swarm around the young chef, threatening to destroy his business, his relationship and, eventually, his life...
Description : When half-breed Jess Robbins rode into Cheyenne to chase down a gang of cattle thieves, he was sure of three things: The townsfolk would openly scorn him; the women would secretly want him; and the rustlers would definitely fear him. What he didn't count on was a flame-haired spitfire named Lissa Jacobson, who had her own manhunt in mind. Dark, dangerous, and deadly with his Colt revolver, Jess was absolutely forbidden to the spoiled, pampered daughter of Cheyenne's richest rancher. But from the moment Lissa stumbled upon him in his bath, she decided she had to have the virile gunman. Pitting her innocence against his vast experience, Lissa knew she was playing with fire...but she never guessed that the raging inferno of desire would consume them both.
Description : She turned me down a year ago and now I've lost custody of my kid, maybe forever. I hate Jessica Olden and I don't care that it's not fair to blame her? but I do.But it drives me mad that I can't get her out of my head: her big beautiful eyes, her dark hair, that perfect pink, pouty mouth? Jess Olden is the most beautiful woman I've ever seen in my life, and I'm one of Hollywood's biggest stars-hey, I could have any woman I want. Any woman. But the one I want is the one I don't want. I need to get her out of my head? it just won't be easy?
Description : SCRIBE- award-winning author, Erin M. Evans, continues the riveting tale of her Sundering character, Farideh, as she becomes embroiled in a Forgotten Realms-flavored game of thrones. In a direct follow-up to the third book in the Sundering series, The Adversary, young warlock Farideh falls into the midst of a battle for the throne of Cormyr. As the war brought on by the Sundering rages across Faerûn, princes and princesses, wizards and rogues scheme to capture the seat of power of the Land of the Purple Dragon—with Farideh and her allies caught squarely in the middle.
Description : “A master of her craft.” —Maggie Shayne “I see a man. He is old. Very old. He will come into your life in a moment of danger. He will watch over you and protect you.” The gypsy’s hand gripped Tessa’s tighter. “He will bring you death,” she whispered, her voice like the rustle of dry leaves. “And life.” Ten years later, when Andrei Dinescu saves Tessa from a vicious attacker, she has no idea that the handsome stranger the gypsy fortune teller predicted is not a hunter but a seven-hundred-year-old vampire. Darkly powerful, unbelievably compelling, he is obviously pursuing Tessa, but is it her love he's after or her blood? “A classic vampire tale of sensual, spine-tingling suspense.” —Christine Feehan on Desire After Dark “Sexy, fast-paced, gritty, this is Amanda Ashley at her best! A must read!” —Ronda Thompson on Dead Sexy
Description : Impoverished and lonely but contented enough to live with her much-loved Nanny in the now-empty family home, shy, unworldly Pandia sorely misses her recently deceased father - the handsome Hungarian scholar and writer.When Selene, her capricious twin sister, who abandoned them years before, appears out of the blue Pandia is amazed, then appalled when Selene announces she's told the Social world that Pandia is dead! She then demands that Pandia impersonates her at a family funeral to cover for Selene's illicit tryst with her lover! Pandia reluctantly agrees and at the Church meets the dashing Lord Silvester Stone, a famous explorer and writer who ignites the 'fire in the blood' she inherited from her father. The passion between them is instant and electric. Pandia knows now that she will love Silvester forever - but how can she tell him that she is not who he thinks she is? Or that they can never ever meet again?
Description : A night's romp with sexy firefighter Tristan Vicknair should be so easy! Yet for Chantelle Bedeau, their steamy encounter becomes a one-night stand gone wrong. Her solution? To love him and leave him wondering…. Tristan, however, can't stop thinking about the luscious woman who disappeared from his bed. Then she turns up again six months later—haunted by a ghost with deadly intentions. But not even an angry specter is going to stop Tristan. He's going to show Chantelle exactly what she's been missing. And this time, she'll be the one begging for another night!