By Jillian Stone
Within the gaslit streets of Victorian London, phantoms rule the evening, demons dance until eventually sunrise, and one supernatural detective dares to be seduced through the best strength of all. . .
He's the guy With The Magic Touch
A grasp of deduction, seduction and different middle of the night maneuvers, Phaeton Black is Scotland Yard's mystery weapon opposed to issues that pass bump within the evening. His prodigious presents as a magical investigator are as mythical as his abilities as a lover, his weak spot for depraved ladies as infamous as his affection for absinthe. but if he is requested to seek down a fanged femme fatale who drains her sufferers of blood, he walks correct into the palms of the main harmful girl he is ever identified. . .
She's The Devilish leave out Jones
Pressing a knife to his throat--and challenging he make like to her--Miss the US Jones makes use of Phaeton as a prepared safeguard opposed to the group of pirates chasing her. As lethal as she is, with a derringer tucked in her garter, omit Jones isn't the vampiric killer he is been staking out--but she should be simply what Phaeton must crack the case. because the daughter of a Cajun witch, she possesses uncanny powers. As a fearless fighter, she will be able to deal with something from Egyptian mummies to Jack the Ripper. but if an old evil is unleashed at the global, she might be his in basic terms salvation. . .or final sacrifice.
"[A] darkish Victorian concoction. . .sexy as hell!" --Ray Garton, writer of Live Girls
"A attractive, supernatural romp!" --Zoë Archer
By Jessica Mastorakos
All Ellie desires is to have a standard lifestyles. She photos a white wooden fence, a good and constant husband, and at last a few little ones. She doesn’t date simply anyone. She has relationships with men like Ward Cleaver. Her ally Spencer, however, is legendary for being on the contrary. That’s why they’ll continuously be ‘just friends.’ yet perhaps by way of love, what seems to be strong on paper is just not stable enough... Spencer is familiar with what Ellie wishes for herself. actually, he thinks she merits every piece of it. She yes as hell merits greater than what he can supply her. yet as he will get able to go away for Marine Corps Recruit education, he begins to consider precisely what he’ll be abandoning. because the weeks of teaching drag on, he can not help yet imagine that if it were not for the shadows of his previous, he may make her his destiny.
By Carmen Caine
(Scotland, 1478) - Ruan MacLeod was once via with ladies. They have been not anything yet difficulty.
Leaving the rash lifetime of his formative years at the back of, he lower back to Skye, looking peace. He by no means intended to separate the extended family or begin a warfare with the MacDonald of Duntulm. He definitely by no means foresaw an prepared marriage to the main scandalous lady in Scotland. even if she used to be two times his age, the scale of a horse and mom to multiple illegitimate baby, he agreed to safe his sister's freedom.
However, even that plan is going vastly awry. On his marriage ceremony day, he reveals himself confronted as an alternative with an attractive, green-eyed lass named Bree. A jogging catastrophe, his bride instantly turns his global into chaos and threatens to soften his unravel by no means to like again.
Betrayed by way of her personal mom, Bree flees to Skye, considering basically to reunite along with her lengthy, misplaced father. as an alternative, she unearths herself wed to Ruan MacLeod as an alternative bride. while she is pressured to stay within the fort, she is quickly stuck among brothers and the mentally in poor health spouse of the laird.
Shy, but powerful, Bree embarks on a trip of independence and learns alongside the best way that each one males are usually not inevitably evil. in reality, one really brooding, but gentle-hearted warrior is important of affection, and he or she quickly loses her center forever.
By Maureen Johnson
Inside little blue envelope 1 are $1,000 and directions to shop for a aircraft price tag.
In envelope 2 are instructions to a selected London flat.
The notice in envelope three tells Ginny: discover a ravenous artist.
due to envelope four, Ginny and a playwright/thief/ bloke–about–town referred to as Keith visit Scotland jointly, with a little bit disastrous–though completely romantic–results. yet will she ever see him back?
every little thing approximately Ginny will swap this summer season, and it's all as a result of thirteen little blue envelopes.
By Stella Newman
When you chanced on your self glued to David Nicholls's someday or belting out the lyrics to Amy Winehouse's again to Black then you are going to love this publication. woman meets boy. woman loses boy. woman loses brain. Sophie Klein walks right into a bar one Friday evening and her lifestyles alterations. She meets James Stephens: charismatic, elusive, and with a hosiery version ex who casts an extended, skinny shadow over their burgeoning dating. he is shrewdpermanent, humorous and stocks her maximum excitement in existence - to consume and drink a bit an excessive amount of after which have a bit lie down. Sophie's intuition tells her James is just too sturdy to be real - and he's. An exploration of affection, heartbreak, self-image, self-deception and many meals. Pear-Shaped is in turns clever, laugh-out-loud humorous and principally, recognizable to ladies in all places.
By Diana Gabaldon
The really good saga continues....
It started in Scotland, at an historic stone circle. There, a doorway, open to a choose few, leads into the past—or the grave. Claire Randall survived the intense passage, now not as soon as yet two times. Her first journey swept her into the hands of Jamie Fraser, an eighteenth-century Scot whose love for her turned legend—a story of tragic ardour that ended along with her go back to the current to endure his baby. Her moment trip, 20 years later, introduced them jointly back in frontier the United States. yet Claire had left an individual in the back of within the 20th century. Their daughter, Brianna....
Now Brianna has made a nerve-racking discovery that sends her to the stone circle and a terrifying bounce into the unknown. looking for her mom and the daddy she hasn't ever met, she is risking her personal destiny to aim to alter history...and to save lots of their lives. yet as Brianna plunges into an uncharted desert, a heartbreaking come upon may possibly strand her without end within the past...or root her within the position she will be, the place her center and soul belong....
By Elizabeth Rolls
With a damaged collarbone, Jack Hamilton used to be in no temper to have relations arrive on his doorstep. however the Reverend Dr. Bramley and his daughter have been virtually penniless, so he couldn't simply flip them away. they'd evidently left their prior domestic lower than a cloud, with Cressida's attractiveness in tatters.
And then Jack learnt the real cause of their plight, and his chivalrous nature took over. Cressida was once wanting a husband...but used to be he short of a spouse?
By Kady Cross
In 1897 England, sixteen-year-old Finley Jayne has no one…except the "thing" within her
When a tender lord attempts to exploit Finley, she fights again. And wins. yet no basic Victorian lady has a darker facet that makes her able to knocking out a full-grown guy with one punch.
Only Griffin King sees the paranormal darkness inside of her that claims she's unique, says she's certainly one of them. The orphaned duke takes her in from the gaslit streets, opposed to the desires of his band of misfits. And Finley thinks she could ultimately be part of anything, ultimately healthy in—until a felony mastermind often called the Machinist threatens to rip the crowd apart….
Included for the 1st time in print, meet Finley in her first experience The unusual Case of Finley Jayne the novella prequel to The lady within the metal Corset!
By Cat Patrick
Three women. One lifestyles.
Lizzie, Ella, and Betsey top grew up believing they have been exact triplets. Then they realized the reality -- and nobody else can comprehend.
By Danielle Steel
With a spouse he loves and an exhilarating London-based profession, architect Charles Waterston's existence turns out in ideal stability. not anything in his cozy lifestyles prepares him for the surprising finish to his ten-year marriage—or his undesirable move to his firm's ny workplace. With not anything left to lose, Charlie takes a depart of absence from his task to force via New England, hoping to make peace with himself.
Christmas is coming near near while Charlie leaves ny, heading to Vermont to ski. yet a unexpected, blinding storm from snow strands him in a small Massachusetts city. There, as though unintentionally, Charlie meets an aged widow who bargains to hire him her Most worthy ownership: a distant, beautiful lakeside chateau. Hidden deep within the woods, it as soon as belonged to a girl who lived and died there centuries ahead of. Her identify was once Sarah Ferguson. And from the instant Charlie units foot contained in the chateau's sleek depths, he feels her presence, and longs to understand extra in regards to the existence she led.
it truly is Christmas Eve whilst Charlie first glimpses her, a gorgeous younger girl with jet black hair. He thinks it's a neighbor taking part in a funny story on him, till he reveals her diaries hidden away in an outdated trunk. As he starts off to show the brittle, dusty pages, Sarah Ferguson comes alive. Intrigued and unafraid, Charlie immerses himself within the diaries, keen to benefit extra concerning the lady for whom the home used to be outfitted. Sarah's first access is dated 1789, the 12 months she arrived in the United States. with out self-pity or sentiment, she writes of her harrowing trip from her local England, having fled the brutality of her aristocratic husband. Settling in Massachusetts, Sarah reveals an surprising land seething with the turbulence of the Indian wars. decided to begin a brand new lifestyles within the significant new international, Sarah reveals freedom—and danger—as she builds her domestic within the barren region and meets a guy who will rework her existence. His identify is François de Pellerin, a French nobleman followed by means of Indians and drawn into the conflict for the becoming state. Their fateful union is a testomony to a love so robust it reaches around the centuries. And for Charlie Waterston, stuck among Sarah's global and his personal, their tale is a gift—one that provides him the braveness to enable move of his previous, and the liberty to take hold of a destiny that's correct earlier than his eyes.