• Contemporary Women
  • Die Straße nach Eden by Sarah Bryant

    By Sarah Bryant

    Eine dramatische Familiengeschichte mit großen Gefühlen und einem Hauch von Mystery!

    Eden’s Meadow – das alte Landgut der Familie Rose. Dort entdeckt die junge Eleanor ein Gemälde ihrer Mutter mit einer Frau, die ihr wie aus dem Gesicht geschnitten ist. Wenig später erhält sie einen short, der Antworten auf ihre Fragen verspricht. Auch der Musiker Alexander, zu dem sie sich auf seltsame Weise hingezogen fühlt, weiß mehr, als er zugibt. Immer tiefer gerät Eleanor in ein Labyrinth aus Täuschung, Intrigen und Begehren ...

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  • Riding the Storm (ACRO Series, Book 1) by Sydney Croft

    By Sydney Croft

    A storm’s rage. A woman’s desire.A guy with the facility to set them either free.He can summon lightning at will. Emerge unscathed from the guts of a twister. Strip a lady all the way down to her barest defenses throughout the sheer strength of his sexuality. He’s beautiful, harmful, and the objective of parameteorologist Haley Holmes’s most recent venture. Haley has been dispatched to the Louisiana bayous to enquire the phenomenon referred to as Remy Begnaud–a guy with a present he by no means sought after: the power to regulate a storm’s fury. yet even a girl knowledgeable in weird and wonderful climate phenomena has no safety opposed to the electrifying energy of the ex—Navy SEAL...a energy his enemies may kill to control.With her business enterprise tracking their each stream, Haley’s task is to seduce Remy, achieve his trust–and support him harness his striking reward. yet who will shield her from this voracious lover who’s introducing her to a brand new global of erotic thrills—a guy who grows more and more insatiable with every one new climate occasion? Haley is familiar with an important hurricane is approaching—and with it's going to come unforeseen delights. yet so, too, will the typhoon unharness her maximum fears: an enemy bent on destroying Remy. And her worst worry of all—falling in love with this fabulous guy, then having to betray him.

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  • The Opposite of Maybe by Maddie Dawson

    By Maddie Dawson

    A heartfelt and highly human novel in regards to the top blunders someone can make

    Jonathan and Rosie were jointly see you later they end each one other’s sentences—so whilst he (finally) proposes and asks her to maneuver around the nation with him, everyone seems to be fortunately shocked. but if issues without warning get to the bottom of, Rosie sends Jonathan packing and strikes again domestic with Soapie, the irascible, opinionated grandmother who raised her. Now she has to determine the best way to fireplace Soapie’s very incorrect caregiver, a gardener named Tony who shall we her drink martinis, smoke, and cheat at Scrabble. It’s intended to be a brief holiday, of course—until Rosie realizes she’s unintentionally pregnant at forty four, thoroughly unequipped for motherhood, and worse, should be falling in love with Tony, whose existence is much more muddled than hers. whilst Soapie unearths a long-hidden mystery, Rosie wonders if she has to allow move of her fears, and belief that the big-hearted, messy existence that awaits her simply could be the one she was once intended to stay.

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  • Losing It by William Ian Miller

    By William Ian Miller

    In Losing It, William Ian Miller brings his inimitable wit and studying to the topic of getting older: too outdated to topic, of both rightly wasting your self assurance or wrongly protecting it, culpably refusing to stand the truth that you're wasting it. The “it” in Miller’s “losing it” refers typically to psychological faculties—memory, processing pace, sensory acuity, the means to concentration. however it comprises different proof as well—sags and flaccidities, aches and pains, failing joints and organs. What are we to make of those tell-tale indicators? Does getting older gracefully suggest greater than easily refusing unseemly beauty surgical procedures? How can we face decline and the ultimate drawing of the blinds? do we recognize if and once we have lingered too long?

    Drawing on a life of deep research and concerned remark, Miller enlists the knowledge of the ancients to confront those vexed questions head on. Debunking the sleek new picture of outdated age that has observed the graying of the newborn Boomers, he conjures a misplaced international of getting older rituals—complaints, taking to mattress, resentments of one’s heirs, schemes for taking it with you or settling up money owed and scores—to remind us of the continued dilemmas of previous age. Darkly clever and sublimely written, this exhilarating and kooky publication will bring up the spirits of readers, old and young.

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  • The Cad by Edith Layton

    By Edith Layton

    Intimate StrangersBridget Cooke possesses the presents London society prizes: genteel manners, intelligence, a gorgeous determine. She lacks, although, a fortune. A spouse to icy kinfolk, Bridget resigns herself to a lifetime of solitude, particularly end result of the early life scar that mars her beautiful face. Little does she count on to obtain the full of life attentions of darkly good-looking, wealthy widower Lord Ewen Sinclair, Regency England's such a lot notorious rake. In an issue of days, the Sinclair whisks Bridget to the altar and into his passionate include. disregarding the vicious rumors surrounding their hasty marriage, Bridget is bound of Ewen's love, even if he's mysteriously known as away. yet then a surprising mystery from his earlier emerges, threatening her happiness. If Ewen is a cad and their marriage ceremony a lie, because the gossips say, then why does Bridget's very obdurate center nonetheless think his love is right?

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  • The Social Climber of Davenport Heights by Pamela Morsi

    By Pamela Morsi

    Ah, the lifetime of the upper-crust: decadent, flaky and never so reliable for the heart.

    Jane Lofton has every thing she ever dreamed of: a high-powered profession, a wonderful domestic, a prosperous husband, David, and a stunning daughter, Brynn. in fact, David also has a brand new female friend spending his previous cash. Brynn also has a therapist supporting her articulate her contempt for her mom. And Jane also has…

    …an legal responsibility to the fellow Upstairs. an opportunity assembly among her BMW and an eighteen-wheeler activates Jane to make a deal: enable her reside and she'll commit herself to Doing reliable. no matter what that suggests. Jane's platinum-card kung fu has taught her the best way to spend, yet no longer tips to give—turns out it truly is truly beautiful challenging! but if her country-club lifestyles crumbles, Jane is confronted with a much bigger problem: changing all her desires and salvaging her soul.

    Wise, witty and relentlessly actual, The Social Climber of Davenport Heights (Originally released as Doing Good) is a narrative approximately researching the adaptation among what anything costs…and what it truly is worthy.

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