The Emperor's Conspiracy

By Michelle Diener

Set in early nineteenth-century England, this brilliant and romantic ancient novel is going from the main based ballrooms of London to the city’s such a lot tawdry slums, as a lively younger lady is helping get to the bottom of a plot by means of Napoleon to bleed England of all its gold.

From nineteenth-century London’s dependent ballrooms to its darkest slums, a lively younger girl and a nobleman investigating for the Crown unmask a plot via Napoleon to bleed England of its gold.

Chance ended in Charlotte Raven’s transformation from chimney sweep to prosperous, expert noblewoman, yet she nonetheless walks a fragile tightrope among worlds, not able to show her again at the ruthless crime lord who was her early life protector.

When Lord Edward Durnham is tapped to unravel the secret of England’s swiftly disappearing gold, his seek leads him to the stews of London, and Charlotte turns into his interesting consultant to the city’s darkish, forbidding underworld. yet as her involvement brings Charlotte to the eye of fellows who've no qualms approximately who they harm, and as Edward forges a grudging alliance with the damaging ghosts of Charlotte’s former existence, she faces a decision: to proceed dwelling in limbo, or to shut the door at the earlier and probability her center and her happiness on an unpredictable destiny.

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The History of Love

By Nicole Krauss

ONE OF the main enjoyed NOVELS OF THE DECADE.

A long-lost e-book reappears, mysteriously connecting an outdated guy looking for his son and a lady looking a remedy for her widowed mother's loneliness.

Leo Gursky faucets his radiator each one night to allow his upstairs neighbor understand he’s nonetheless alive. however it wasn’t consistently like this: within the Polish village of his formative years, he fell in love and wrote a book…Sixty years later and part a global away, fourteen-year-old Alma, who was once named after a personality in that ebook, undertakes an event to discover her namesake and shop her kin. With virtuosic ability and hovering ingenious energy, Nicole Krauss progressively attracts those tales jointly towards a climax of "extraordinary intensity and sweetness" (Newsday).

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Twisted (Burbank and Parker)

By Andrea Kane

Who could be next?

Though former FBI distinctive Agent Sloane Burbank as soon as survived a life-threatening damage within the line of responsibility, she now makes use of her really expert talents as an autonomous advisor. but if one in every of her closest formative years pals mysteriously disappears, Sloane takes the case—even even though her ex-lover Derek Parker is the FBI agent in charge.

Special Agent Derek Parker has no time to spare for a dead-end case—especially because it could suggest operating with a girl he by no means anticipated to work out back. yet as extra ladies disappear and others occur brutally murdered, he and Sloane come to the sickening consciousness that those random crimes are associated with a similar crazed killer, a fiend with a brain so psychotic, so twisted, that it'll take every thing Sloane has to trap him—even as she turns into his most recent target.

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Trinity: Military War Dog (A Breed Apart Book 1)

By Ronie Kendig

A yr in the past in Afghanistan, eco-friendly Beret Heath Daniel’s profession used to be destroyed. together with his religion. Now he and his army warfare puppy, Trinity, teach different canines and their handlers. although his ardour is to be again in motion, the clinical discharge has pressured Heath—and Trinity—to the sidelines. army intelligence officer Darci Kintz is captured whereas secretly monitoring the Taliban. just one puppy can deal with the extraordinary stipulations to save lots of her. Trinity. just one guy can deal with Trinity. Time is working out at the greatest—and so much dangerous—mission in their lives.
 

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Arielle Immortal Awakening (Immortal Rapture Series) (Volume 1)

By Lilian Roberts

A mortal soul… From the time university co-ed Arielle Lloyd have been younger, she were capable of listen the ideas and think the soreness of yes others, and people she involves contemplate as her particular crew. One friend’s dabbling with spells and magic confirmed her the ability of affection which could undergo past the grave. yet one other friend’s terrifying come across with a warlock left Arielle cautious of these who declare otherworldly powers. On vacation within the south of France, an opportunity stumble upon might swap her brain. Or may well price her lifestyles. An Immortal guy… Sebastian Gaulle is the rich, good-looking proprietor of a world corporation. he's additionally an Immortal. for 5 centuries he has sought the only soul who can satisfy his goals of eternal love. Then he meets Arielle, whose middle calls out to him like no different. A undying love… Sebastian has made his selection transparent. yet jealous Immortals from his previous threaten retaliation. they've got vowed to ruin any lady who turns into concerned with him. regardless of the robust defense amulet Sebastian offers Arielle, dying stalks their newfound love. Their love can be everlasting, yet they're working out of time.

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The Blackstone Legacy: The Long Hot Summer\Very Private Duty (The Blackstones of Virginia)

By Rochelle Alers

The lengthy sizzling Summer

Veterinarian Ryan Blackstone has a chip on his shoulder that retains him firmly unattached. he is obtained a tender son he adores, a legacy and a relations to be pleased with. he isn't searching for anything. And the very last thing on Kelly Andrews's brain is romance while she accepts a role on the well-known Blackstone stud farm. but if she meets attractive Ryan, she starts off to question her unravel to stay trustworthy to her deceased husband's reminiscence. quickly tensions and passions create a warmth wave of unstated desire and perhaps an opportunity for brand new beginnings…

Very deepest Duty

At one time, not anything was once in a position to quench Jeremy Blackstone's insatiable starvation for luscious Tricia Parker. even if they have been from various worlds, he lived for his or her passion–filled encounters. Then grotesque accusations of her betrayal ripped them apart…

Years later Tricia has come domestic to aid her grandfather, to not re-light her affair with the guy who broke her center. but if federal agent Jeremy is injured and desires her nursing talents, staying by means of his bedside rekindles a sensuous craving that Tricia can't regulate. The magnetic closeness they as soon as shared ignites an impossible to resist charm that attracts them jointly as soon as again…

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Crossroads

By Radclyffe

Dr. Hollis Monroe makes a speciality of short-terms relationships, in general 8 months or much less. As an obstetrician facing high-risk pregnancies, she spends all her time and effort in taking good care of ladies at a pleasant, cozy specialist distance until eventually she grants their infants and will stroll away. they're chuffed, she's chuffed, and not anyone will get harm. definitely the right relationship.

Pregnant mother-to-be Annie Colfax is on my own and rarely making ends meet—she did not plan on beginning a kin via herself, yet she's made up our minds to be triumphant. All she needed to do is survive.

Neither girl wishes a dating, yet destiny brings them jointly at a crossroads that would switch their lives forever.

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Love's Odyssey

This can be the tale of a sixteen-year-old American woman who's orphaned whilst her father dies and he or she is shipped to stay together with her English uncle. regrettably he falls out of style with the king and is killed. this can be the place she meets Adrien who saves her from a dire destiny via taking her to Holland to dwell together with her mother’s sisters. They sail to Java at the comparable send, yet Rommel and Adrien are fated to be torn aside time and again. She has simply her braveness and her attractiveness to maintain her alive—and her very unlikely love for Adrien. He by no means offers up looking for her, even after she is kidnapped through a chinese language pirate and brought to Amoy. He’ll desire all his skill as a swordsman to outlive lengthy sufficient to rescue her.

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The Art of Hearing Heartbeats

By Jan-Philipp Sendker

A poignant and inspirational love tale set in Burma, The artwork of listening to Heartbeats spans the a long time among the Fifties and the present.  while a profitable manhattan legal professional without notice disappears with out a hint, neither his spouse nor his daughter Julia has any concept the place he may well be…until they discover a love letter he wrote a long time in the past, to a Burmese lady they've got by no means heard of. reason on fixing the secret and coming to phrases along with her father’s prior, Julia comes to a decision to commute to the village the place the girl lived. There she uncovers a story of unbelievable problem, resilience, and keenness that would reaffirm the reader’s trust within the energy of affection to maneuver mountains.

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The Wife, the Maid, and the Mistress: A Novel

By Ariel Lawhon

“Inspired by way of a real-life unsolved secret, this mesmerizing novel positive factors characters that make an enduring impression.”--PEOPLE MAGAZINE

"More meticulously choreographed than a refrain line. all of it will pay off."--THE long island occasions e-book overview


They say at the back of each nice guy, there is a girl. hence, there are three.
Stella Crater, the judge's spouse, is the image of propriety draped in lengthy pearls and the newest Chanel. Ritzi, a leggy showgirl with Broadway aspirations, thinks moonlighting within the judge's mattress is the fastest method off the refrain line. Maria Simon, the dutiful maid, has the pass judgement on to thank for her husband's fresh merchandising to detective within the NYPD. in the meantime, Crater is both indebted to Tammany corridor leaders and the city's such a lot infamous gangster, Owney "The Killer" Madden.

On a sultry summer time evening, as rumors stream concerning the judge's involvement in wide-scale political corruption, the Honorable Joseph Crater steps right into a cab and disappears with out a hint. Or does he?

After 39 years of beneficial duplicity, Stella Crater is ultimately able to show what she is familiar with. Sliding right into a plush leather-based banquette at membership Abbey, the location of many absinthe-soaked affairs and the judge's favourite watering gap again within the day, Stella orders whiskeys at the rocks—one for her and one in honor of her lacking husband. Stirring the ice cubes within the lowball glass, Stella starts off to inform a tale—of greed, lust, and deceit. because the novel unfolds and the ladies slyly escape in their prescribed roles, it turns into transparent that every is familiar with greater than she has firstly enable on.

With a layered depth and prose as bubbling because the bubbly that flows each evening, The spouse, the Maid, and the Mistress is a wickedly exciting ancient secret that may delivery readers to a bygone period with tipsy spins via subterranean jazz golf equipment and behind the scenes dressing rooms. yet underneath the artwork Deco skyline and amid the intoxicating scent of smoke and whiskey, the query of why pass judgement on Crater disappeared lingers seductively till a twist within the final pages.

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