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The Love Shack Costello, Jane

Life's great when you're 29 years old with a gorgeous girlfriend and fulfilling job. Until you have to move back in with your mum . . . Dan and Gemma have found their dream first home, but the asking price is the stuff of nightmares. The only way they'll ever save enough for the deposit is by moving in, rent-free, with Dan's mum. It's a desperate solution, but it's only for six months. And Gemma's determined to make it work, no matter how bad things get. But between Dan's mum's kitchen karaoke, ...

The Bird Tribunal Ravatn, Agnes

TV presenter Allis Hagtorn leaves her partner and her job to take voluntary exile in remote house on an isolated fjord. But her new job as housekeeper and gardener is not all that it seems, and her silent, surly employer, 44-year-old Sigurd Bagge, is not the old man she expected. As they await the return of his wife from her travels, their silent, uneasy encounters develop into a chilling, obsessive relationship, and it becomes clear that atonement for past sins may not be enough. Haunting, cons...

All Flash No Cash Alexander, Randi

When bar owner CJ Overton hires Pete Gonally to paint a motorcycle for a raffle, she expects him to do it her way. But Pete comes back with his own ideas, and sparks fly. The only way to relieve the pressure is one hot night in her bed. But Pete wants more. How can he convince CJ that falling for a rancher will make her happier than anything she’d ever find outside of Deadwood, South Dakota?...

Doctor Who: The Highlanders Davis, Gerry

A series of extraordinary adventures ensues when Jamie McCrimmon discovers an episode of unrecorded history in the Scottish defeat by the English at the Battle of Culloden in 1746...

A Tangled Thread Fraser, Anthea

Three separate families. Three different tales of loss. But a tangled thread binds them together . . .Three widely separated households – one in Scotland, one in the north of England and one in the south – have known the pain of losing a loved one; losses which, over the years, have shaped the characters of those left behind. But it takes the untimely and suspicious death of Martin Petrie, a stranger from the Scottish Borders mowed down in a hit and run, to untangle the threads that ...

My Life As a Mankiewicz Mankiewicz, Tom

The son of famed director and screenwriter Joseph L. Mankiewicz (All About Eve [1950], Guys and Dolls [1955], Cleopatra [1963]) and the nephew of Citizen Kane screenwriter Herman Mankiewicz, Tom Mankiewicz was genuine Hollywood royalty. He grew up in Beverly Hills and New York, spent summers on his dad's film sets, had his first drink with Humphrey Bogart, dined with Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, went to the theater with Ava Gardner, and traveled the world writing for Brando, Sinatra, and...

El bosque de Hollow Roberts, Nora (Spanish)

En el pequeño pueblo de Hawkins Hollow, tres amigos que comparten fecha de cumpleaños se adentran sigilosamente en el bosque para dormir fuera de casa. Pero una noche de celebración adolescente se convierte en una pesadilla cuando su juramento de hermandad de sangre libera una maldición de más de trescientos años. Veintiún años más tarde, Fox O'Dell y sus amigos han visto cómo su ciudad sufría cada siete años una plaga de una semana de duración de inexplicables sucesos malignos. Con...

Saving Brigit Drake, Francis

[Menage & More: Romantic Adventure, Multiple Sex Partners, Dubious Consent, M/F, F/F, Sex Slaves] Pakistan is nowhere Thia Williams ever thought of visiting. But when her friend, Brigit Thatcher, disappears there, Thia rushes to help. To locate Brigit, Thia joins forces with mercenary, Rashid Salid. They soon learn that Brigit is being held in a brothel hidden in a remote, mountainous area of Tajikistan controlled by a mysterious man known as The Claw. On route to Tajikistan, Thia's lover, Der...

State of Decay - Omnibus Martinez, Peggy

Despite what you’ve been told, the Apocalypse doesn’t begin with fire raining down from the heavens, nor does it begin with the human race falling down on their faces in supplication before a triumphant god. No, the sounds of the Apocalypse are much more terrifying than that, and I should know … I’ve heard them, and hearing the world tumble into chaos around me is not something I’ll ever forget. My name is Melody Carter. A Boeing 767 fell from the sky and wiped out most of my nei...

The Devil's Grin Wendeberg, Annelie

At the turn of the 19th century, bacteriological research has made a tremendous leap. When epidemics were still untamed and claimed thousands of lives, Pasteur and Koch isolated deadly bacteria to develop vaccines. Biological warfare was but a small step away... In Victorian London's cesspool of crime and disease, a series of murders remains undiscovered until a cholera victim is found floating in the city's drinking water supply. Dr Anton Kronberg, England's best bacteriologist, is called up...

Garden Witch's Herbal Ellen Dugan

Every Witch needs a little corner of the world to tend. Deepen your connection to the earth and watch your magickal skills blossom. Ellen Dugan presents a variety of ways to honor and work with the plant kingdom in this charming hands-on guide to green magick and spirituality. Designed to enhance any tradition or style of the Craft, this handy herbal reference provides the physical description, folklore, magickal qualities, and spellwork correspondences for a wealth of flowers, trees, and herbs,...

Ghost of You Moran, Kelly

A paranormal category romance from Entangled's Covet imprint... The safest place is with the guy she doesn't trust... It's no secret amongst the Phantoms crew that lead investigator Sammy Hanesworth pretty much hates psychologist Cain McClutchen. The tension between them is taut with dislike...and unexpected attraction. Cain knows full well that something about him rubs Sammy the wrong way. But now they're on a terrifying case-with orders from the network to get along or else. Filled with pas...

The Pot Thief Who Studied Pythagoras Michael Orenduff, J.

Hubie Schuze must solve the case of a $25,000 pot theft—or he could be in deep troubleA dealer of ancient Native American pottery, Hubert Schuze has spent years combing the public lands of New Mexico, digging for artwork that would otherwise remain buried. According to the US government, Hubie is a thief—but no act of Congress could stop him from doing what he loves. For decades, Hubie has worn the title of pot thief proudly. Outright burglary, though, is another story.But an offer of $25,00...

Valerie and Her Week of Wonders Nezval, Vitezslav

Written in 1935 at the height of Czech Surrealism but not published until 1945, Valerie and Her Week of Wonders is a bizarre erotic fantasy of a young girl's maturation into womanhood. Drawing on Matthew Lewis's The Monk, Sade's Justine, K.H. Macha's May, and Murnau's Nosferatu as well as the form and language of the pulp serial novel, Nezval has constructed a lyrical, menacing dream of sexual awakening involving a vampire with a taste for chicken blood, changelings, a lecherous priest, a malici...

The Invasion of Tork Davis, Claire

Adam is cool, intelligent and drop-dead gorgeous - all the guys tell him so! When he is forced to start voluntary work at the local homeless shelter, all he worries about is keeping the clients well away from him and finishing the placement as soon as possible. Until he meets Tork. Tork is clever and funny. He makes origami models and reads Dickens. Tork has green hair and makes Adam's heart race with longing. But Tork is homeless and not at all impressed with Adam's attitude. Can Adam see...

White Rage Armstrong, Campbell

Glasgow is burning after a series of racially motivated murders, and it's up to Detective-Sergeant Lou Perlman to put out the fire in international bestselling author Campbell Armstrong's riveting thriller First an Asian business owner falls to his death from his sixth-story apartment. Next an Indian woman, a kindergarten teacher, is shot dead. Meanwhile, Detective Perlman grieves quietly for his brother, killed in a hail of gunfire, and wrestles with his attraction to his sister-in-law, Miriam....

Ben Griffin, Toni

Still suffering from nightmares due to the abuse he endured at the hands of his previous Alpha, Tommy Morgan is trying to come to terms with life and a newly-found mate. The last thing Benjamin Taylor, Panneath Alpha of Australia, expected to find was his other half, bloody and broken at the hands of another Alpha. Now months later Ben is more than happy just to sit at his mate's side while he gets his life together again and begins to accept their mating. Threatening e-mails, though, set ...

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Rebound Remedy d'Abo, Christine

The last thing Cole expects to get for the holidays is dumped. But there he is, in the airport on his way to Banff for a romantic getaway, helplessly watching as his boyfriend’s ex declares undying love, proposes—and is accepted. With a few weeks to go until Christmas, Cole’s mood dives from jolly to jaded. But instead of sitting at home alone and feeling sorry for himself, he goes to his favorite bar, McGregor’s, for a pint and some company. The moment Owen McGregor sets eyes on Cole...

Secrets of Midnight Minger, Miriam

Two best friends make a secret pact not to wed anyone less than the man of their dreams in Miriam Minger's THE MAN OF MY DREAMS SERIES, Secrets of Midnight and My Runaway Heart! SECRETS OF MIDNIGHT - If Lord Donovan Trent had his way, he would spend his days carelessly wooing the women of London society. Instead, he found himself banished to the English countryside of Cornwall, forced by the decrees of his father's will to run his family's tin mines and find a country bride. The last thing the...