In a twist of fate, outcast Zaharina crosses paths with quirky college boy Emir, and both soon discover a shared destiny to save the world. With enemies trailing close behind and danger lurking at every corner, they set out on a mission to find other chosen ones, bringing together a team of unlikely heroes and heroines to help stop an intergalactic war. The Light and the Loyalists is the first book in the Lodestar Diaries, a 5-book series of found family, sweet romance, aliens and pirates.
Trinity has escaped the encampment, but now she’s hunted on all sides. She must surrender, but which enemy should she choose? A captivating dystopian read filled with human-animal hybrids and creatures you’ve never even imagined.
Burnout is a silent enemy that has some precursors and signs that we can identify. During a spiral, coping mechanisms are critical for recovery, but only with self-awareness and the power of gratitude, we can beat burnout for good. Beat burnout by beginning a journey of self-discovery today.
In this Shamus Award–nominated novel, former FBI agent turned private detective Scott Drayco is suffering nightmares from his last case and is considering retiring from crime solving altogether. But When a client bequeaths Drayco a rundown opera house in a Virginia coastal town, complete with a body inside, Drayco gets pulled into a tangled web of music, madness, and murder.
The wolf shifter who broke my heart and his bad boy brother want to share me.
After the death of my mother, I’m a broken shell.
That’s when Hayden reappears.
Covered in tattoos.
A player wolf shifter who broke my heart.
I try avoiding him.
But he and his Alpha brother Dante make that impossible.
Tempting me with their strong muscles, their dark eyes.
The intensity of my need scares me.
If I give myself to them wholly, what will be left of me?
How do I know Hayden won’t break my heart again?
When I become the target of a rival pack, the brothers are my only hope.
They got me in this mess.
They’re the only ones who can save me.
I’ve never wanted anyone as badly to rescue me to claim me…
Can the three of us stop fighting destiny, or will our stubbornness destroy us?
Where icy winter storms, opportunistic mercenaries, uncharted lands, and a colourful crew of sailors are all lashed together by an epic love story.
London Town, 1826. Society life is stifling enough for Grace Baxter without worrying about finding true love or happiness. Enlisting with the Royal Navy, disguised as a lad, she is tossed into a watery world where mother nature is not the only threat to her life. Brazenly, she holds her own against a ship full of sailors—until her loud mouth lands her bare-bottomed over a cannon for insubordination.
DISCERNING GRACE promises romantic high-seas adventures to new lands, and is bursting with action and suspense. Touted by readers as, ‘if Bridgerton and Pirates of the Caribbean had a love child’.
I’m Apiya. No, I’m not a badass magical assassin. I’m a barber to the supernatural.
My magic is very weak and very niche—it works best with keeping things clean.
I know. I can sense your awe at my power already.
Being a barber is an easy enough gig – my biggest challenge these days is dealing with the insults from the barbershop’s cat.
But everything changes when a pair of forest fae come into the shop one night, asking for help to protect their youngling.
Because now that the fae have come to me, whatever’s after them is also after me.
My weak magic and a sarcastic cat for backup are unlikely to be enough to keep me alive and save the fae youngling. How the hell am I going to get out of this mess?
Grab Touched by Magic to see if I make it. Oh, and don’t get offended if the cat insults you…
An African-American woman avenges her childhood gang rape, then teams up with an Italian-American detective with mob ties to avenge and prevent violence against other women. A most unlikely love story emerges as their mission unfolds. (First in a series)
A childhood friend turns into a college rival, and the worst thing is I want him, badly.
We were preparing for the big football game against our rivals when I saw him, my old childhood friend.
Now he’s strutting his stuff as a male cheerleader, his tight muscles on display, playing havoc with my mind.
I’ve still been struggling to come out.
The last thing I need is to have a crush on a rival cheerleader, especially when that person is from my past.
I have to try and keep things a secret because there’s no way an enemy can become a lover, but why can’t I stop thinking about him?
Is this just a case of opposites attracting?
I have to try and keep it together because if anyone finds out then my cover will be blown and I’m not ready to be out.
My Dad would kill me.
But damn if I don’t hate the way Liam makes it look so easy…
To continue the royal bloodline, the Fae King that rules over the City in the Clouds must pick a consort. Human, pixie, hell-sprite, seventeen-year-old Jewel assumes the king will pick the prettiest, shallowest, one of the lot, but the longer she stays in the competition to find the Culled Queen, the closer she comes to working off the debts of her family. The debts that keep them enslaved and improvised, the debts that lead to her mother’s death, and her brutally failed romance.Jewel doesn’t think she’s still capable of believing in love, but she knows hunger and darkness firsthand, so when the king’s attention turns her direction, she toys with the idea of keeping it until the moment it slips from her fingers.
Lorelei refuses to believe her wild visions mean she’s insane. But despite her royal sidhe heritage, she’s banished to a remote priory to prevent her causing trouble. So when a priestess of the Elemental Order urges her to join a risky pilgrimage, she flees her prison and sails headlong into danger. Traveling to an ancient land imbued with volatile magic, she chokes back her disbelief after unearthing evil sorcery that shouldn’t exist. And now that Lorelei holds the forbidden secrets, she fears it’s only a matter of time before the powerful Elphyne Empire silences her permanently. If the fae church’s ruthless assassins don’t hunt her down first…Can Lorelei expose the sinister conspiracy before darkness falls forever?
Everett Stansi had gotten all of his dreams except one. Now that
Ava Pearson was divorced maybe he’d have a chance at that dream too.
A treasure worth having is a treasure worth fighting for.
Nothing moves gossip quicker than a good-looking man taking up with a discarded gem.
That’s what Ava’s friends call her, a true gem. But Ava can’t see how that’s true when
her marriage of twenty years ends. She’s not finding much to shine about these days.
Until she finds friendship with a man who really sees her…Everett.
But as their relationship grows, so do the tales. Gossip is fierce around here.
And their careers and reputations hang on what those gossipers say. Will the tale-tellers
find gold in their story, or trash?
Everett is the only man in Treasure, California, who can see the gem she truly is.
At twenty-one, Gray Nolan became a human trafficking statistic. He and seven other young men were taken aboard a luxurious yacht where they would be auctioned off to the highest bidder. Tortured, shattered, and almost defeated, he watched his new owner step out of the shadows in a swirl of his own cigarette smoke.
FREE!! A British small-town romance. When Violet buys a house needing renovation, builder Milo takes charge in fixing the place up. But repairing the house isn’t his only project. He wants Violet too!
Two years ago, I made a mistake, a big one. Then I added a couple more just for good measure. I screwed up my life, but I survived. Now I have the opportunity for a fresh start. Two years in NZ. Away from the LA gossip, a chance to breathe, to rebuild my life. But I’m taking a new set of rules with me.
I don’t do relationships.
I don’t do commitment.
I don’t do white picket fences.
And I especially don’t do arrogant, holier-than-thou, smoking hot K9 officers who walk into my ER and rock my world.
Charley can communicate with other spiders through vibrations in the “Spider Wide Web”. She exchanges letters with her spider friends in the farm kitchen, garden, and barn chronicling the activities of the farm’s other residents. Join her adventures and learn together with Charley and her friends about the fascinating lives of chickens, how life on a farm changes with the seasons, why roosters can’t live together, how animals stay warm in the winter, why bugs are so attracted to animals, and more.
A delicious summer read, HARRIET is an intriguing and original “take” on Austen’s immortal EMMA, by Publishers Weekly’s 2021 BookLife Quarterfinalist Alice McVeigh. Winner of the Gold Medal in the Global Book Awards and selected by Publishers Weekly as Editors Pick (“outstanding”), HARRIET is narrated by Harriet and the gifted Jane Fairfax instead – an EMMA with an unexpected twist in its tail. (“McVeigh’s prose and plotting are pitch-perfect” – Publishers Weekly)
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When I’m injured saving a child, I’m nursed back to health by a very grateful—and very hot—single dad. He insists I recover at the home he shares with his brothers Raphael, a tall, dark, and handsome man who’s eager to help me with my physical therapy, and Flynn, a carpenter who uses his tools with power and precision. Once I’m back on my feet, I have a choice to make. Do I stay with them or return to the career I always dreamed of?
2019 RITA® Finalist. From Bestselling author K.C. Bateman / Kate Bateman.
Italy, 1492. A ruthless mercenary agrees to protect his enemy for a scandalous price in this steamy Renaissance romp. Cara di Montessori’s only hope of regaining her home is an alliance with the infamous mercenary Il Diavolo; the most irritating—and seductive—man Cara’s ever met.
Can the billionaire win her trust, and rescue her?
While studying abroad, I was drugged, kidnapped, and imprisoned . . . in a Hong Kong brothel. After several failed attempts to escape, I know my time is running out. My innocence is about to be sold to the highest bidder.