Description : Sixteen-year-old Nina was introduced to Steed, her father’s best friend, at a party. This intimidating man gave Nina her first kiss, and she hoped to never, ever see him again. Five years later, Nina is shocked to learn that Steed is the executor of her father’s will. Finding herself burdened by the debts that her father left, she is more shocked to hear Steed’s marriage proposal. He offers a large amount of money if she is willing to take care of his nephews for ten years. Nina jumps at his favorable offer only to find that she’s landed herself in big trouble…
Description : From critically-acclaimed author Trish Doller comes a powerful new psychological page-turner perfect for fans of Lauren Oliver and Sara Zarr. Eighteen-year-old Arcadia wants adventure. Living in a tiny Florida town with her dad and four-year-old brother, Cadie spends most of her time working, going to school, and taking care of her family. So when she meets two handsome cousins at a campfire party, she finally has a chance for fun. They invite her and friend to join them on a road trip, and it's just the risk she's been craving-the opportunity to escape. But what starts out as a fun, sexy journey quickly becomes dangerous when she discovers that one of them is not at all who he claims to be. One of them has deadly intentions. A road trip fling turns terrifying in this contemporary story that will keep readers on the edge of their seats.
Description : An in-depth analysis of the psychology behind the popular character Daredevil. In the early 1960s, Stan Lee and company revitalized the comic book market by imbuing new characters and their stories with human, emotional depth lacking in other superheroes. Among those creations was the character Daredevil. Now this superhero is the subject of 20 essays that explore different facets of his psychology, including: The risk-taking behavior that earned Daredevil his name The pathology of stalking, obsession, and mental manipulation The process of "othering" in regards to disability The question of justice versus revenge--with asides related to the assassin Elektra
Description : Some people worship them. Some people fear them. And some people, like Morgan Kingsley, are trained to fight them. An exorcist by trade, Morgan is one of the few humans with an aura stronger than her possessor, even though her demon can tease her body senseless. She's also a woman who has just discovered a shocking truth: everything she once believed about her past and her identity may have been a lie...And when the one man who's ever loved her is dragged into the storm, Morgan can't afford to wait for the next terrifying surprise. A rogue, sociopathic demon has entered her life with a bang. His name is The Hunter. And since she is the prey, Morgan has only one choice: to bring The Hunter down - no matter what heartbreaking truths she uncovers on the way...
Description : 1946: The war may be over, but in Hollywood all hell is breaking loose. When Marie Doyle discovers that demons are seducing the young women of Hollywood, she doesn't know where to turn for help. But when a demon takes the soul of her best friend, Marie has no choice but to stop them herself. Church secretary, war widow, and now demon slayer, Marie enters a world she never knew existed—a world not just of desperate ingénues and Hollywood scandals, but also one of ravenous monsters. The devil you know may be better than the devil you don't, but for Marie Doyle the choice might not matter. With demons on the loose and no one else aware of the truth, her only option is to send them back to hell—even if it means risking her soul.
Description : 2-in-1 reissue from Sandra Brown: 'The Devil You Know' and 'The Thrill Of Victory'. In a terrifying race to save nine children, Kerry Bishop prepared for the fight of her life. But she wasn't prepared for a passion almost as dangerous as the mission she had undertaken. At first, Linc O'Neil appeared to be exactly the kind of man Kerry needed: strong, ruthless and definitely too drunk to care about helping her steal a truck to get past the guards. Then she discovered her mistake. Linc was not a hardened mercenary; the heavy gear he carried was not guns but cameras. She had hijacked a Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist. Now he was their last hope. Dependent on a stranger, Kerry refused to let unexpected desire complicate their mission. Survival was all they could think about. But if they succeeded, what then? Could Kerry tell him the truth: that she was no more a woman sworn to chastity than she was immune to the powerful effect he had on her? That she desired him more and more? If freedom came, would they be free to love?
Description : Tom used to be a lot of things: assassin, interrogator, sadist. But for the past decade he's worked on being a better person, a good father to his loving daughter. But for a man with his past, a bullet is the only end he can expect—he just hopes his daughter will survive the inevitable fallout. Doro has no illusions about himself: provocateur, infiltrator, killer. Even though he's one of the youngest assets the Vaylen Crime Family puts in the field, he's skilled and eager to prove himself. After years of civil war, the Family has finally settled, and their leader wants to tie up loose ends. That includes sending Doro to get rid of the only man to ever walk away from the Family, the man once known as The Devil.
Description : “Gripping!” —Margaret Atwood via Twitter (@MargaretAtwood) In the vein of Gillian Flynn’s Sharp Objects and A.S.A. Harrison’s The Silent Wife, The Devil You Know is a thrilling debut about a rookie reporter, whose memories of the murder of her childhood best friend bring danger—and a stalker—right to her doorstep. The year is 1993. Rookie crime beat reporter Evie Jones is haunted by the unsolved murder of her best friend Lianne Gagnon who was killed in 1982, back when both girls were eleven. The suspected killer, a repeat offender named Robert Cameron, was never arrested, leaving Lianne’s case cold. Now twenty-one and living alone for the first time, Evie is obsessively drawn to finding out what really happened to Lianne. She leans on another childhood friend, David Patton, for help—but every clue they uncover seems to lead to an unimaginable conclusion. As she gets closer and closer to the truth, Evie becomes convinced that the killer is still at large—and that he’s coming back for her. From critically acclaimed author Elisabeth de Mariaffi comes an “exceptional book…full of surprises” (Suspense Magazine) about secrets long buried and obsession that cannot be controlled.
Description : From the USA Today bestselling author of This Gun for Hire and one of today's “premier western romance writers,”* a captivating new Western historical romance . . . WHAT HE DOESN’T KNOW . . . After a horse drags him through the countryside, Israel McKenna awakes bruised and battered in a field in Pancake Valley, Colorado. He can recall where he came from and where he was going, but the memory of how he came to be on the Pancake homestead eludes him. He’s certain he did something wrong to deserve such a harsh punishment—and so is the beautiful woman who reluctantly comes to his aid. . . . COULD HURT HER. Wilhelmina “Willa” Pancake must focus on running her family’s ranch. With Israel’s hazy memory, she is unsure if she can trust him, let alone handle the budding attraction between them. And as men fight to steal her land and the truth about Israel’s past rides toward them, love is a risk she cannot easily take.
Description : This 90s thriller romance moves between the boardrooms of Sydney and the 'Deliverance' country of the Tasmanian wilderness. Heroine Brady Martin, twenty-eight and unemployed, ignites a rebellion among the Tasmanian farmers who are being forced off their land by the banks.