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Right kind of wrong / Chelsea Fine.
Right kind of wrong /  Chelsea Fine.
Jenna Lacombe needs complete control, whether it's in the streets . . . or between the sheets. So when she sets out on a solo road trip to visit her family in New Orleans, she's beyond annoyed that the infuriatingly sexy Jack Oliver wants to hitch a ride with her. Ever since they shared a wild night together last year, he's been trying to strip away her defenses one by one. He claims he's just coming along to keep her safe-but what's not safe for her is prolonged exposure to the tattooed hottie--~Praise for Best Kind of Broken: By turns humorous and heartbreaking, Best Kind Of Broken has become one of my favorites! --Cora Carmack, New York Times bestselling author You'll fall for Pixie and Levi, just like I did! --Jennifer L. Armentrout (J. Lynn), #1 New York Times bestselling author Tangled with friendship, history and heartbreak - not to mention a huge dose of humor - Chelsea Fine's New Adult novel is not to be missed! Beyond an incredibly HOT read, Pixie and Levi's longing for each other will have you rooting for them till the very end. -- Jay Crownover, New York Times bestselling author of Rule Chelsea Fine's style is witty, visceral and fresh. All I wanted to do was crawl inside this book and live with the characters. --Chelsea M. Cameron, New York Times bestselling author Sometimes wrong can feel oh so right. Jenna Lacombe needs complete control, whether it's in the streets. or between the sheets. So when she sets out on a solo road trip to visit her family in New Orleans, she's beyond annoyed that the infuriatingly sexy Jack Oliver wants to hitch a ride with her. Ever since they shared a wild night together last year, he's been trying to strip away her defenses one by one. He claims he's just coming along to keep her safe-but what's not safe for her is prolonged exposure to the tattooed hottie. Jack can't get Jenna out from under his skin. She makes him feel alive again after his old life nearly destroyed him-and losing her is not an option. Now Jack's troubles are catching up to him, and he's forced to return to his hometown in Louisiana. But when his secrets put them both in harm's way, Jenna will have to figure out how far she's willing to let love in. and how much she already has. New Adult Romance (85,000 words)--


The buried giant : a novel / Kazuo Ishiguro.
The buried giant : a novel / Kazuo Ishiguro.
An extraordinary new novel from the author of Never Let Me Go and the Booker Prize winning The Remains of the Day. You've long set your heart against it, Axl, I know. But it's time now to think on it anew. There's a journey we must go on, and no more delay. . . The Buried Giant begins as a couple set off across a troubled land of mist and rain in the hope of finding a son they have not seen in years. Sometimes savage, often intensely moving, Kazuo Ishiguro's first novel in a decade is about lost memories, love, revenge and war--


Gwendolen : a novel / Diana Souhami.
Gwendolen : a novel / Diana Souhami.
Gwendolen Harleth, an exceptionally beautiful upper-class Englishwoman, is gambling boldly at a resort when she catches the eye of a handsome, pensive gentleman. His gaze unnerves her, and she loses her winnings. The next day, she learns that her widowed mother and younger sisters, for whom she is financially responsible, have lost their family's fortune. As a young woman in the 1860s with only her looks to serve her, Gwendolen's options are few, so when Henleigh Grandcourt, a wealthy aristocrat, proposes to her, she accepts, despite her discovery of an alarming secret about his past--Amazon.com.


In wilderness : a novel / Diane Thomas.
In wilderness : a novel / Diane Thomas.
After she is diagnosed with a terminal illness, Katherine abandons her successful advertising firm and seeks refuge in the solitude of her wilderness cabin. Living off the land in complete isolation brings Katherine peace - until the day she realizes she is not alone, and never was. Katherine's sudden and unanticipated arrival at the cabin unsettles Danny, a Vietnam veteran tormented by the demons of his past, who has been squatting in the previously abandoned cabin--


Married to a perfect stranger / Jane Ashford.
Married to a perfect stranger /  Jane Ashford.
Quiet and obliging, Mary Fleming and John Bexley marry to please their families and John immediately leaves on a two-year diplomatic mission. Now John is back, and everything they thought they knew about each other was wrong.


Recipe for disaster / Stacey Ballis.
Recipe for disaster /  Stacey Ballis.
Stacey Ballis cooks up a delicious broth of a novel about a woman whose perfect life falls apart in spectacular fashion leaving her with a house to restore, an antique cookbook (but no cooking talent), and one very unhappy schnauzer. For fans of Jen Lancaster, Jennifer Weiner, and Emily Giffin. To an outside observer, Anneke Stroudt is a mess-her shirts are stained, her fingernails stubby, her language colorful. But, despite her flaws, Anneke's life is close to perfect. She has a beautiful historic house to restore and a loving fiance; who cooks like a dream. Until Anneke's charmed existence falls apart when she loses both her job and her future husband in one terrible day. In need of a new start, she packs up her disgruntled schnauzer and moves into her half-finished home, where she throws her pent-up frustration-and what little savings she has-into finishing the renovation. But at the first step into the house's overhaul, Anneke is sidetracked when she discovers a mysterious leather-bound book, long hidden away, filled with tempting recipes and steamy secrets from Emma Ditmore-Smythe, the cook for the house's original owners. Slowly, with the help of some delicious food and Emma's life lessons, Anneke begins to realize that, just like a flawless recipe, she's been waiting for the right ingredients to cook up a perfect life all along. With the perfect blend of humor and heart, Ballis's writing is powerfully honest and genuinely hilarious--


Wicked, my love / Susanna Ives.
Wicked, my love /  Susanna Ives.
Handsome, silver-tongued politician Lord Randall doesn't get along with his bank partner, the financially brilliant but hopelessly frumpish Isabella St. Vincent. Ever since she was his childhood nemesis, he's tried--and failed--to get the better of her. When both Fandall's political career and their mutual bank interests are threatened by scandal, he has to admit he needs Isabella's help. They set off on a madcap scheme to set matters right. With her wits and his charm, what could possibly go wrong? Only a volatile mutual attraction that's catching them completely off guard...


Of silk and steam / Bec McMaster.
Of silk and steam /  Bec McMaster.
When her beloved father was assassinated, Lady Aramina swore revenge. The man responsible is well beyond her grasp, but his dangerously seductive heir, Leo Barrons, is fair game. When Mina obtains evidence proving that Leo is illegitimate, she has the means to destroy both the killer and his son, a man who troubles her heart and tempts her body.


Brash / Laura Wright.
Brash /  Laura Wright.
Bequeathed the Triple C Ranch, the Cavanaugh brothers return home to Texas to confront the painful memories of their childhood and the truth about their sister's murder....--Cover, p. [4]


Stealing rose : a novel / Monica Murphy.
Rose always gets what she wants. And when she meets the mysteriously sexy Caden Kingsley, she wants him. And she's going to do whatever it takes to make him hers despite how he keeps telling her no. Caden must refuse Rose no matter how badly he wants her. He's been sent to steal the infamous pink diamond necklace matriarch Dahlia Fowler purchased years ago; word on the street is she's getting ready to sell it. And considering Caden is one of the best jewelry thieves out there, it's his job to snatch it for his boss before it goes on the market. One last time, Caden tells himself, and then he'll quit the business and run away for good. But Rose is making it increasingly difficult--~Perfect for fans of Christina Lauren and Emma Chase--the second novel in New York Times bestselling author Monica Murphy's sizzling series about three powerhouse sisters and the men who would have their hearts. People say the youngest child has it easy, but nothing can be further from the truth. Unlike my two sisters, Violet and Lily, I'm never in the limelight. I just work my butt off for Fleur Cosmetics and get little to no thanks for it. I've been pushed too far one too many times, and I'm finally brave enough to do something about it. Maybe my newfound courage has something to do with the amazing pink and white diamond necklace I wear to the party in Cannes. The instant those dazzling heirloom jewels touch my skin, they excite some deep, aching need inside. And when that guy--that totally gorgeous guy--locks eyes with me, I know this nice girl is going to be naughty. For once it's my turn. My turn to say no to my father, to outshine my sisters, to walk away from it all--straight into the arms of a mysterious stranger. But what if Caden is much more than I bargained for? Sure, he makes me feel sexy and free in a way I never have before, but there's something else I can't quite place--something dangerous. Maybe our chance meeting wasn't so random. Maybe he was looking for me for a reason. Whatever his motive, there's no going back now. And maybe I don't want to--


His wicked reputation / Madeline Hunter.
His wicked reputation /  Madeline Hunter.
Gareth Fitzallen is celebrated for four things: his handsome face, his notable charm, his aristocratic connections, and an ability to give the kind of pleasure that has women begging for more. Normally he bestows his talents on experienced, worldly women. But when he heads to Langdon's End to restore a property he inherited--and to investigate a massive art theft--he lays plans to seduce a most unlikely lady. Eva Russell lives a spinster's life of precarious finances and limited dreams while clinging to her family's old gentry status. She supports herself by copying paintings while she plots to marry her lovely sister to a well-established man. Everyone warns her of Gareth's reputation, and advises her to lock her sister away. Only it is not her sister Gareth desires. One look, and she knows he is trouble. One kiss, however, proves she is no match for this master of seduction.


And I love her / Marie Force.
And I love her /  Marie Force.


Small-town bachelor / Jill Kemerer.
Small-town bachelor /  Jill Kemerer.


A harvest of hope / Lauraine Snelling.
A harvest of hope /  Lauraine Snelling.
In the early 1900s, Miriam Hastings leaves Chicago after burying her mother and returns to Blessing, North Dakota, to carry on her nursing studies. Despite her continued resistance, Trygve Knutson continues his pursuit of her heart--


A harvest of hope / Lauraine Snelling.
A harvest of hope /  Lauraine Snelling.
In the early 1900s, Miriam Hastings leaves Chicago after burying her mother and returns to Blessing, North Dakota, to carry on her nursing studies. Despite her continued resistance, Trygve Knutson continues his pursuit of her heart--


Anna's crossing : an Amish beginnings novel / Suzanne Woods Fisher.
Anna's crossing : an Amish beginnings novel / Suzanne Woods Fisher.
A young Amish woman fends off the matchmaking efforts of her fellow passengers on the Charming Nancy--the ship that brought the first wave of Amish to America in 1737--


After a fashion / Jen Turano.
After a fashion /  Jen Turano.
In 1882, Miss Harriet Peabody is a shop girl with high hopes in New York City, but her love of fashion isn't enough to smooth her launch into fashionable society on the arm of businessman Mr. Oliver Addleshaw, especially in light of their unusual arrangement--


One in a million / Jill Shalvis.
As the brains behind wedding site TyingTheKnot.com, Callie sees it all: from the ring to the dress, the smiles . . . to the tears. It's that last part that keeps her single and not looking. Getting left at the altar will do that to a girl. But when Callie returns to her old hometown, she finds that her sweet high school crush is sexier than ever. And he makes it hard to remember why she's sworn off love . . . Tanner is a deep-sea diver with a wild, adrenaline-junkie past--and now his teenage son is back in his life. How can Tanner be a role model when he's still paying for his own mistakes? It's hard enough that gorgeous Callie has appeared in town like a beautiful dream, challenging his best-laid plans to keep his heart on lockdown. Though there's something about being around her again that makes him feel like he can be the man she--and his son--deserve. Little Lucky Harbor holds their past; can it hold a beautiful new future?


Viper game / Christine Feehan.
GhostWalker Wyatt Fontenot, the subject of a secret military experiment that gave him special catlike abilities, returns home to the bayou and helps the mysterious Le Poivre de Cayenne protect three girls from a deadly enemy.


One wish / Robyn Carr.
Starting a new life as a flower-shop owner, former champion figure skater Grace Dillon begins a no-strings-attached relationship with high school teacher Troy Headly, and when Grace's past comes back to haunt her, Troy doubles down on their relationship and brings it to the next level.


When Joss met Matt : a novel / Ellie Cahill.
When Joss met Matt : a novel / Ellie Cahill.
As far as Joss is concerned, dating is like ordering from a menu in a foreign country: each new guy is another chance at discovering a wonderful new flavor. But from the jealous jerk to the freaky fetishist to the guy who can't stop talking about his collection of wooden ducks, the only thing Joss has discovered so far is that some guys leave a bad taste in your mouth. That's where Matt comes in. Joss and Matt have a theory: after a bad break-up, a person needs to cleanse the palate with a little sorbet sex. Lovers for a night, but always back to being friends in the morning--


Harvest of blessings / Charlotte Hubbard.
Harvest of blessings /  Charlotte Hubbard.
The tranquil little town of Willow Ridge is facing a startling challenge. Wealthy Nora Glick Landwehr is determined to make it her home again--and put her past to rest. Cast out by her own family, Nora can't reconcile with Old Amish ways or her strict father. But she'll do anything to help her community embrace the future, and to make amends to the daughter she had to give up. So she certainly has no time for her reckless new neighbor Luke Hooley. They disagree about almost everything. And how can she trust him if he always seems to believe the worst about her? Somehow, though, his unexpected support and passionate heart are helping her find her own way in faith. And Nora will discover that even in the face of insidious lies and unyielding judgment, God creates unexpected chances for forgiveness--and love--Page [4] of cover.


The perfect homecoming / Julia London.
The perfect homecoming /  Julia London.
Events planner Emma Tyler, accused of stealing something valuable at an L.A. bar mitzvah gathering, flees to Colorado where she and her half-sister share the ranch they have inherited from their father. Cooper Jessup is hired by a Hollywood notable to track her down and, what starts out as a simple attraction, turns into much more.


Secret harbor / Anna Sullivan.
Ten years ago, Paige Walker left her beloved home of Windfall Island to become an actress in Hollywood. Now she's coming back a star, honored with awards and beset by scandal. Escaping from a tabloid frenzy of gossip and lies, Paige wants nothing more than to surround herself with old friends. She never expected to meet an infuriating, and sexy, stranger or to find herself in true danger. Brilliant attorney Alec Barclay came to Windfall to look for the kidnapped, long-lost heir to the Stanhope family fortune. What he finds is the most beautiful and enigmatic woman he has ever known. If his suspicions are correct, she's the heir he's been looking for and the target of a deadly conspiracy. Drawn together by desire, but haunted by secrets of the past, Alec and Paige try to unlock a mystery as dangerous as it is irresistible.--Provided from Amazon.com


The favorite son / Tiffany L. Warren.
Brothers Camden and Blaine Drake have put their talents together and founded a gospel group. The quieter one, Camden is the songwriter, while charismatic Blaine is the performer. As the group's popularity grows, so do the groupies--and promiscuous Blaine is more than happy to share his love. Do they have enough faith, forgiveness, and brotherly love left to find harmony once more?


Highland guard / Hannah Howell.
Lady Annys MacQueen has no other choice. The deception that enabled her to keep her lands safe is on the verge of being revealed by a cruel kinsman. To shield her young son from the sword and her people from devastation, she must turn to the one man she could never forget...


The devil takes a bride / Julia London.
The devil takes a bride /  Julia London.
A plan born of desperation... Once the toast of society, Grace Cabot and her sisters now await the shame of losing high status and fine luxuries upon the death of the Earl of Beckington. The dire circumstances are inevitable unless, of course, Grace's wicked plot to seduce a wealthy viscount into marriage goes off without a single hitch. But once a stolen embrace with the wrong man leads her to be discovered in the arms of Jeffrey, the Earl of Merryton, her plan takes a most unexpected--and scorching--twist. ...and altered by passion. Governed by routine and ruled by duty, Jeffrey had no desire for a wife before he succumbed to Grace's temptation. Though his golden-haired, in-name-only bride is the definition of disorder, he can't resist wanting her in every way. But once her secrets meet his, society might consider their lives to be ruined beyond repair...while Jeffrey might just see it as a new beginning --


Betting on hope / Debra Clopton.
Betting on hope /  Debra Clopton.
A bet gone wrong. A small town's meddling. And a cowboy intent on saving his ranch.Maggie Hope is an advice columnist whose background leaves her with little advice to give. and it's beginning to show. When Maggie fills in at an interview with champion horse trainer Tru Monahan, the on-camera chemistry between them is undeniable. Maggie's bosses know this is the opportunity she's been looking for to launch her career...and their bank accounts. In order to save her column, Maggie takes Tru up on the bet..that he can teach her to ride a quick-stepping cutting horse like any cowgirl, despite the fact that she has never been on a horse. And in the meantime, she can get the scoop on the man under the cowboy hat. Tru has been on the competition circuit for longer than he'd like, but he knows it's the only way he can afford to keep the Four of Hearts Ranch that means so much to his ailing grandfather. So when his sponsors see the opportunity for Tru's fans to get to know the star on a more intimate level, he knows he must oblige. To his dismay, Maggie not only invades his small town of Wishing Springs, but she also invades his heart, and that is something he cannot let any woman do for her own good. In Wishing Springs, Maggie finds what she has always been looking for: a community and a home. But when her past catches up to her, it threatens everything, even the tender hope that this town holds all of her heart's desires--


My heart stood still / Lori Copeland.
My heart stood still /  Lori Copeland.
When the wagon carrying the McDougal sisters falls under attack, each sister is picked up by a different man. Anne-Marie, the middle sister, is saved by Creed Walker, a Crow warrior. It's loathing at first sight, but with bandits on their tail and a cache of gold to hide, Creed and Anne-Marie need each other. Will they learn to put aside their differences and trust each other--and God? And can their growing faith turn their lives around?


How to catch a prince / Rachel Hauck.
How to catch a prince /  Rachel Hauck.
Prince Stephen came to America to escape responsibility. But what he found complicates his life more than ever. Corina Del Rey is happy with her life in Melbourne, Florida. She spends her days engrossed in her career as a journalist and has her sights set on climbing the corporate ladder -- if for no other reason, to distract herself from her dissolving family. But when she is confronted with the past she fought so hard to put behind her, she struggles to make sense of her future. Prince Stephen of Brighton Kingdom has moved on since the tragic death of his buddies in Afghanistan. A star professional rugby player, he has no intention of looking over his shoulder at what could've been. But when a notice arrives in the mail requiring his and his wife's appearance before the courts to dissolve their marriage, he must deal with the questions rumbling around in his heart. He thought his marriage had been annulled long ago, but his memories of Corina Del Rey remain close. Does he still love her? Can he even find her? Above all, can he tell her the truth about that fateful night in Afghanistan seven years ago? If he does, he might really lose her forever--


The years / Nicholas Delbanco.
The years /  Nicholas Delbanco.
The Years is about the passage of time: from youth to middle age to the winter of life. Forty years after their intense but doomed college romance, Lawrence and Hermia meet again on a Mediterranean cruise. They fall in love even more deeply, but being in their sixties, with plenty of baggage, they wonder if marriage is the right move. When Lawrence visits Hermia's home on Cape Cod, she has one request: Please stay. What happens when he does fills the rest of this wise and unforgettable novel. With enormous sympathy and keen insight, Nicholas Delbanco follows Hermia and Lawrence through their years together and apart, in Los Angeles and New York, Michigan and Massachusetts, in frailness and in health. Old scores are settled; old wounds healed. A stunning, wise book about first and final love, The Years addresses the irrevocable end of life, and what ultimately endures.--Page [4] of cover.


Ruby / Cynthia Bond.
Ruby /  Cynthia Bond.
Ephram Jenkins has never forgotten the beautiful girl with the long braids running through the piney woods of Liberty, their small East Texas town. Young Ruby, the kind of pretty it hurt to look at, is already quite damaged, but Ephram is forcibly drawn to her. As soon as she becomes a young woman and has any power of her own, Ruby flees suffocating Liberty for the bright pull of 1950s New York City. Years later, when a funeral forces her to return home, 30-year-old Ruby will find herself reliving the devastating violence of her girlhood. With the terrifying realization that she might not be strong enough to fight her way back out, Ruby struggles to survive her memories of the town's dark past. Meanwhile, Ephram must choose between loyalty to the sister who raised and stood by him and the chance for a life with the woman he has loved since he was a boy.


 

 

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