Category: Contemporary Women

  • Download E-books Peachtree Road PDF

    By Anne Rivers Siddons

    Headstrong, self sustaining, and devastatingly attractive Lucy Bondurant Chastain Venable won't ever develop into the demure Southern girl her kin requires—while her older cousin, Sheppard Gibbs Bondurant III, is just too shy and bookish, a miles cry from the clever, gregarious Southern gentleman he is anticipated to be. within the Bondurants' sprawling domestic on Atlanta's Peachtree highway, those might be united through a fierce tainted love—and torn aside by way of a smoldering rage fanned via the cruelty of years and the unbending calls for of privilege.

    A masterful story of affection, hate, and uprising set in an elite global of sophistication and wealth, New York Times bestselling writer Anne Rivers Siddons's Peachtree Road is the unforgettable tale of the turbulent progress of an exceptional Southern urban and of 2 humans cursed by way of blood and birth.

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  • Download E-books Birthright PDF

    By Nora Roberts

    While five-thousand-year-old human bones are came across at a building website within the small city of Woodsboro, the scoop attracts archaeologist Callie Dunbrook out of her sabbatical and right into a whirlwind of experience, hazard, and romance.

    While overseeing the dig, she needs to attempt to make feel of a cloud of demise and misfortune that hangs over the project-fueling rumors that the location is cursed. and he or she needs to focus on the presence of her irritatingbut irresistibleex-husband, Jake. moreover, while a stranger claims to understand a mystery approximately her privileged Boston formative years, she is pressured to question her personal earlier in addition.
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  • Download E-books Playing with Fire: A Novel PDF

    By Tess Gerritsen

    A gripping standalone mystery by way of the New York Times bestselling writer of the Rizzoli & Isles series

    INTERNATIONAL mystery WRITERS AWARD FINALIST • NAMED the best BOOKS OF THE 12 months BY LOS ANGELES TIMES AND SUSPENSE MAGAZINE
     
    In a shadowy antiques store in Rome, violinist Julia Ansdell occurs upon a curious piece of music—the Incendio waltz—and is straight away entranced by means of its strange composition. jam-packed with ardour, torment, and chilling attractiveness, and possible unknown to the realm, the waltz, its mournful minor key, its feverish arpeggios, seem to dance with an odd lifetime of their very own. Julia is set to grasp the advanced paintings and make its melody heard.
     
    again domestic in Boston, from the instant Julia’s bow strikes around the strings, drawing the waltz’s fiery notes into the air, whatever unusual is stirred—and Julia’s global comes below danger. The track has a terrifying and inexplicable influence on her younger daughter, who turns out violently remodeled. confident that the hypnotic lines of Incendio are weaving a malevolent spell, Julia units out to find the fellow and the which means at the back of the score.
     
    Her quest beckons Julia to the traditional urban of Venice, the place she uncovers a gloomy, decades-old mystery concerning a dangerously robust kin that may cease at not anything to maintain Julia from bringing the reality to light.

    Praise for Playing with Fire
     
    “Compelling . . . I defy you to learn the 1st bankruptcy and never singe your palms interpreting the rest.”—David Baldacci
     
    “One of the simplest and most unusual thrillers of the year.”—Providence Journal
     
    “[A] novel brimming with emotion, literary description, and mental suspense.”—The Huffington Post
     
    “Will make readers drop every little thing to immerse themselves in its propulsive twin narrative.”—Los Angeles Times


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  • Download E-books Dirty Sexy Knitting PDF

    By Christie Ridgway

    Conclusion to the trilogy that begun with How to Knit a Wild Bikini and Unravel Me.

    Malibu & Ewe's proprietor, Cassandra Riley, is set to show thirty and desires to rejoice together with her knitting membership and her newfound half-sisters, Nikki and Juliet, in an important birthday extravaganza. yet with Juliet on her honeymoon and Nikki together with her fiancé, it kind of feels everyone's paired up-except for Cassandra. till a chain of near-death injuries motives Cassandra to run immediately into the hands of the only guy she's shunned such a lot.
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  • Download E-books Just the Sexiest Man Alive (Berkley Sensation) PDF

    By Julie James

    From the ny Times bestselling Julie James comes this extraordinary romance approximately certainly one of Hollywood's largest motion picture stars and the lady who refuses to allow him trap her center. For lovers of Susan Elizabeth Phillips and Rachel Gibson.
    COOL.  CALM.  COLLECTED…

    Nothing fazes Taylor Donovan. within the court docket, she by no means we could the competition see her sweat. In her own lifestyles, she by no means we could any guy rattle her—not even her dishonest ex-fiancé. So while she’s assigned to teach People’s “Sexiest guy Alive” for his subsequent tremendous criminal drama, she refuses to fall for the Hollywood heartthrob’s charms. no matter if he's the Jason Andrews.

    CONFIDENT. recognized. IRRESISTIBLE…

    Jason Andrews is used to having girls fall at his ft. whilst Taylor Donovan supplies him the chilly shoulder, he’s thrown for a loop. She’s in contrast to the other girl he’s ever met: tired of the limelight, possible proof against his advances, and shockingly in a position to announcing no to him. She’s definitely the right problem. And the extra she rejects him, the extra he starts to achieve she could be his ideal match…

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  • Download E-books Estate of Mind (Den of Antiquity) PDF

    By Tamar Myers

    A fake Van Gogh

    When North Carolina old broker Abigail Timberlake makes a bid of $150.99 on a really lousy reproduction of Van Gogh's The Starry Night, she's simply attempting to win Mama's approval via aiding the church public sale. confidently, she'll make her a refund at the attractive gold vintage body. Little does she anticipate she's received herself a fortune...and loads of trouble.

    A masterpiece to kill for

    When her ex-boyfriend indicates up and provides ten dollars for the grotesque Starry Night, Abby pops the body and is surprised to find hidden in the back of the fake Van Gogh canvas a multi-million greenback misplaced paintings treasure. all of sudden she's a favored girl in her previous fatherland, and her first stopover at is from Gilbert Sweeney, her schoolyard sweetheart (according to him), who claims the family's portray used to be donated by way of mistake. yet social calls fast flip from great to nasty as it really is published that the mysterious masterpiece conceals a dismal and lethal previous and a few modern day misconduct that threatens to rock the Rock Hill social constitution to its middle. anyone it seems that thinks the paintings is worthy killing for, and Abby is aware she larger unravel the key scandal and a number of murders earlier than she finally ends up buried six ft lower than a starry night.

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  • Download E-books Now May You Weep: A Novel PDF

    By Deborah Crombie

    New York Times amazing ebook of the yr writer Deborah Crombie has garnered large compliment -- and has been nominated for almost each significant secret award -- for her piercing police procedurals that includes Scotland backyard detectives Duncan Kincaid and Gemma James, who're individually and professionally entwined. Now Gemma takes middle degree while a deadly crime of ardour turns a leisure journey to Scotland into natural bloody business.

    Though her recognition for delving into the guts of homicide is matched merely through that of her former accomplice and present lover, Duncan Kincaid, newly appointed Detective Inspector Gemma James hasn't ever proposal to question her pal Hazel Cavendish approximately her prior. So it really is relatively a surprise whilst Gemma learns that their vacation retreat to a resort within the Scottish Highlands is, in reality, a homecoming for local daughter Hazel -- and an occasion that has provoked robust reactions from the small group. anything is easily amiss -- and that anything is kind of probably Donald Brodie, the fascinating if severe Scotsman who's a visitor as well.

    The fact comes out ahead of lengthy: Hazel and Brodie have been as soon as fans, regardless of a vicious, long-standing feud among their households, rival neighborhood distillers of excellent whisky. Their affair was once fierce and passionate, and its hearth would possibly not have burned out thoroughly. definitely Brodie, now the domineering head of the kinfolk enterprise, believes his "Juliet" nonetheless belongs to him on my own -- and he is ready to smash Hazel's English marriage to make it so.

    A brutal homicide places Hazel's very existence at risk while she's arrested for the crime. Hazel is the logical suspect, yet Gemma is aware not anything is straightforward during this position of secrets and techniques and long-seething hatreds. As much more damning facts piles up opposed to the good friend Gemma by no means really knew, the research into Hazel and Brodie's historical past starts off to take darker, extra sinister and tumultuous turns. Gemma is familiar with she is going to need help to solve this bloody knot -- and so she calls the single guy she trusts greater than the other, Duncan Kincaid, to affix her faraway from domestic . . . and in harm's way.

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  • Download E-books Too Pretty to Die (Debutant Dropout Mysteries, No. 5) PDF

    By Susan McBride

    They name them "pretty parties," and they are the newest rage between Dallas debutantes—get-togethers with gentle refreshments, heavy gossip, and Dr. Sonja Madhavi and her magic Botox needles. Former socialite Andy Kendricks often would not be stuck lifeless at such an occasion, yet she's attending as a opt to her pal Janet, a society reporter looking for a juicy tale. And boy does she locate one whilst getting older good looks queen Miranda DuBois bursts into the room—drunk, disorderly, and packing a pistol.

    Miranda's wrinkles have noticeable larger days, and she or he blames all of it on Dr. Madhavi. fortunately, Andy calms her down and will get her domestic to mattress . . . the place she's stumbled on lifeless the subsequent morning. The police suspect suicide, yet Andy understands that no former competition lady could surrender that simply. She's made up our minds to discover Miranda's killer herself, yet she'll need to be cautious. in the end, Botox could make you glance more youthful, however it cannot carry you again from the grave.

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  • Download E-books All the Pretty Hearses: A Bed-and-Breakfast Mystery (Bed-and-Breakfast Mysteries) PDF

    By Mary Daheim

    “Daheim writes with wit, knowledge, and a massive heart."
     Carolyn Hart

    Cormac McCarthy has not anything on Mary Daheim—whose incredible Bed-and-Breakfast mysteries win fingers down in terms of outrageous zaniness. In All the beautiful Hearses, Daheim,“the reigning queen of the cozies” (Portland Oregonian), embroils Hillside Manor hostess Judith McMonigle Flynn in a deadly case of assurance fraud and secret meat long past undesirable, within the twenty-sixth installment of the hilarious, New York Times bestselling comfortable secret sequence that is still as clean and humorous because the very first.

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