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Bad Boy Santa: A Second Chance Christmas Romance
by Sophie Brooks

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English

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Publication Date

November 19, 2017

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<b><i>Sometimes even Santa needs a second chance...</i></b><div><br />Liv Sanders is everything I'm not. Sweet. Kind. Beautiful inside and out.
 After six years photographing war zones, I'm empty inside, a hollow shell. And now they want to dress that shell in a red suit and a white beard?<br /><br />I'm the world's worst department store Santa, but I stick with it because of her. As my chief elf, Liv is amazing, dealing with crying children and stressed-out parents while still managing to look hot as hell in her green tunic and red tights.<br /><br />We work well together, but she doesn't know I'm the man who broke her heart.
 When she finds out who's inside the bright red suit, will she forgive me?<br />
<br />That would truly be a Christmas miracle.<br /><br /><b><i>**Bad Boy Santa is a steamy, romantic short story with no cheating and a very happy ending. An earlier version of this story was published in Bad Boys Under The Mistletoe last year.**</i></b> </div>
Mail Order Bride: Grace's Second Chance (Nurses Of The Civil War ...
by Faith-Ann Smith

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English

Pages

1319

Publication Date

May 24, 2017

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<h3>Read This Clean Historical Western Romance For FREE With Kindle Unlimited</h3><br /><br /><h4>Bonus! Includes A Collection Of Over 25 Sweet Mail Order Bride Stories From Bestselling Authors Faith-Ann Smith and Charity Phillips.</h4><br /><br />City Point, Virginia - 1865<br /> <br />“I promise that so long as there is breath in my body, I will do everything I can to ensure no harm comes to you.”<br /> <br />When young Grace Williams decides to courageously volunteer as a Civil War nurse in the City Point tent hospitals, little does she realize that treating her most obstinate patient yet will prove to be rewarding in more ways than she could ever imagine.<br /> <br />Major Michael Cade demands for his injured men to be seen before himself, yet, the selfless man can barely stand, suffering from several life-threatening wounds. As his men are tended to, Grace boldly recommends a risky treatment to save his leg against the recommendation of the attending doctor, and is forced to treat the Major on her own.<br /> <br />As the Major convalescences under Grace’s care, the two begin to form an incredibly special bond through sharing stories about their pasts. But one morning, when Grace finds the Major has been suddenly discharged from the hospital without her knowing, Grace is left heartbroken.<br /> <br />Will her heart ever reunite with the Major’s, or will their blossoming relationship be left on the war fields forever?<br /><br />***This is the third book of the Nurses Of The Civil War series. Each installment is a standalone clean historical mail order bride romance novella of 20,000 words with an HEA and may be read in any order.*** <br /><br />Book 1: Mail Order Bride: Mary's Secret<br />Book 2: Mail Order Bride: Annika's Courage<br />Book 3: Mail Order Bride: Grace's Second Chance<br />Book 4: Mail Order Bride: Cate's Change Of Heart <br /><br /><br />Perfect for fans of the following genres: Mail Order Bride, Clean Romance, Western Romance, Historical Western Romance, Christian Romance, Clean and Wholesome Romance, Victorian Romance, Inspirational Romance, American Historical Brides Series, Frontier Romance, Pioneer Romance<br />
The Æther Collection
by Thomas H. Brand

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English

Pages

361

Publication Date

August 05, 2016

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“We should never assume we know everything there is to know. There will always be hidden aspects of the world yet to be discovered, and discoveries to change the very idea of who we are and the world we live in.” <br /><br />Æther. The fifth classical element. A myth. A fringe theory no scientist of the modern age would ever take seriously. That is until the dawn of the twentieth century when Professor Goldfarn finally proves its existence and the possibilities it offers. <br /><br />Soon æther permeates every aspect of the scientific world, fueling new technologies the likes of which the world has never seen. But as it spreads, urban legends begin to grow about side effects no one can explain. What if æther is more than just a power source? What if it has played a part in human evolution? What if it has other properties? Ones that could be used to affect human emotion and thought? <br /><br />What if it could even be a link between this life and the one that comes after?
Murder on the Orient Express: A Hercule Poirot Mystery (Hercule P...
by Agatha Christie

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English

Pages

256

Publication Date

October 28, 2003

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<p><strong>THE MOST WIDELY READ MYSTERY OF ALL TIME</strong>—<strong>NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE DIRECTED BY KENNETH BRANAGH AND PRODUCED BY RIDLEY SCOTT!</strong></p><p> </p><p>“The murderer is with us—on the train now . . .”</p><p> </p><p>Just after midnight, the famous Orient Express is stopped in its tracks by a snowdrift. By morning, the millionaire Samuel Edward Ratchett lies dead in his compartment, stabbed a dozen times, his door locked from the inside. Without a shred of doubt, one of his fellow passengers is the murderer.</p><p> </p><p>Isolated by the storm, detective Hercule Poirot must find the killer among a dozen of the dead man's enemies, before the murderer decides to strike again.</p><p> </p><p><strong>“What more . . . can a mystery addict desire?”—</strong><em><strong>New York Times</strong></em></p>
Uncommon Type: Some Stories
by Tom Hanks

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English

Pages

416

Publication Date

October 17, 2017

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<b>A collection of seventeen wonderful short stories showing that two-time Oscar winner Tom Hanks is as talented a writer as he is an actor.</b> <br /><br />A gentle Eastern European immigrant arrives in New York City after his family and his life have been torn apart by his country's civil war. A man who loves to bowl rolls a perfect game--and then another and then another and then many more in a row until he winds up ESPN's newest celebrity, and he must decide if the combination of perfection and celebrity has ruined the thing he loves. An eccentric billionaire and his faithful executive assistant venture into America looking for acquisitions and discover a down and out motel, romance, and a bit of real life. These are just some of the tales Tom Hanks tells in this first collection of his short stories. They are surprising, intelligent, heartwarming, and, for the millions and millions of Tom Hanks fans, an absolute must-have!
Strange Weather: Four Short Novels
by Joe Hill

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English

Pages

448

Publication Date

October 24, 2017

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<p>A collection of four chilling novels, ingeniously wrought gems of terror from the brilliantly imaginative, #1 <em>New York Times</em> bestselling author of <em>The Fireman</em>, Joe Hill.</p><p>"One of America’s finest horror writers" (<em>Time</em> magazine), Joe Hill has been hailed among legendary talents such as Peter Straub, Neil Gaiman, and Jonathan Lethem. In <em>Strange Weather</em>, this "compelling chronicler of human nature’s continual war between good and evil," (<em>Providence Journal-Bulletin</em>) who "pushes genre conventions to new extremes" (<em>New York Times Book Review</em>) deftly expose the darkness that lies just beneath the surface of everyday life.</p><p>"Snapshot" is the disturbing story of a Silicon Valley adolescent who finds himself threatened by "The Phoenician," a tattooed thug who possesses a Polaroid Instant Camera that erases memories, snap by snap.</p><p>A young man takes to the skies to experience his first parachute jump. . . and winds up a castaway on an impossibly solid cloud, a Prospero’s island of roiling vapor that seems animated by a mind of its own in "Aloft."</p><p>On a seemingly ordinary day in Boulder, Colorado, the clouds open up in a downpour of nails—splinters of bright crystal that shred the skin of anyone not safely under cover. "Rain" explores this escalating apocalyptic event, as the deluge of nails spreads out across the country and around the world.</p><p>In "Loaded," a mall security guard in a coastal Florida town courageously stops a mass shooting and becomes a hero to the modern gun rights movement. But under the glare of the spotlights, his story begins to unravel, taking his sanity with it. When an out-of-control summer blaze approaches the town, he will reach for the gun again and embark on one last day of reckoning.</p><p>Masterfully exploring classic literary themes through the prism of the supernatural, <em>Strange Weather</em> is a stellar collection from an artist who is "quite simply the best horror writer of our generation" (Michael Kortya).</p>
Mrs. Fletcher: A Novel
by Tom Perrotta

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English

Pages

321

Publication Date

August 01, 2017

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<b><i>New York Times</i> bestseller!</b><BR> From the bestselling author of <i>The Leftovers</i> and <i>Little Children</i> comes a penetrating and hilarious new novel about sex, love, and identity on the frontlines of America’s culture wars.<BR><BR>Eve Fletcher is trying to figure out what comes next. A forty-six-year-old divorcee whose beloved only child has just left for college, Eve is struggling to adjust to her empty nest when one night her phone lights up with a text message. Sent from an anonymous number, the mysterious sender tells Eve, “<i>U R my MILF</i>!” Over the months that follow, that message comes to obsess Eve. While leading her all-too-placid life—serving as Executive Director of the local senior center by day and taking a community college course on Gender and Society at night—Eve can’t curtail her own interest in a porn website called MILFateria.com, which features the erotic exploits of ordinary, middle-aged women like herself. Before long, Eve’s online fixations begin to spill over into real life, revealing new romantic possibilities that threaten to upend her quiet suburban existence.<BR> <BR> Meanwhile, miles away at the state college, Eve’s son Brendan—a jock and aspiring frat boy—discovers that his new campus isn’t nearly as welcoming to his hard-partying lifestyle as he had imagined. Only a few weeks into his freshman year, Brendan is floundering in a college environment that challenges his white-dude privilege and shames him for his outmoded, chauvinistic ideas of sex. As the New England autumn turns cold, both mother and son find themselves enmeshed in morally fraught situations that come to a head on one fateful November night.<BR> <BR> Sharp, witty, and provocative, <i>Mrs. Fletcher </i>is a timeless examination of sexuality, identity, parenthood, and the big clarifying mistakes people can make when they’re no longer sure of who they are or where they belong.
Tell Tale: Stories
by Jeffrey Archer

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English

Pages

242

Publication Date

October 24, 2017

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<p>Nearly a decade after his last volume of short stories was published, Jeffrey Archer returns with his eagerly-awaited, brand-new collection TELL TALE, giving us a fascinating, exciting and sometimes poignant insight into the people he has met, the stories he has come across and the countries he has visited during the past ten years.</p><p>Find out what happens to the hapless young detective from Naples who travels to an Italian hillside town to find out <i>Who Killed the Mayor?</i> and the pretentious schoolboy in <i>A Road to Damascus</i>, whose discovery of the origins of his father’s wealth changes his life in the most profound way.</p><p>Revel in the stories of the 1930’s woman who dares to challenge the men at her Ivy League University in <i>A Gentleman and A Scholar</i> while another young woman who thumbs a lift gets more than she bargained for in <i>A Wasted Hour.</i></p><p>These wonderfully engaging and always refreshingly original tales prove not only why Archer has been compared by the critics to Dahl and Maugham, but why he was described by <i>The Times</i> as probably the greatest storyteller of our age.</p>
Gay For You Too (Romance Short Story Anthology Book 2)
by Jerry Cole

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English

Pages

561

Publication Date

November 08, 2017

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"Gay For You Too" is a collection of steamy short stories from best-selling gay romance author Jerry Cole. Titles included: <br /><br />-More Than Just A Fling<br />-A Season Of Change<br />-The Spark<br />-Apologetic Heart<br />-Chopsticks<br />-Heat On Ice<br />-Cosmic Passion<br />-A Surprising Truth<br />-Retaliatory Measures<br />-Hollywood Star-Crossed Lovers<br /><br />Also included, full-length bonus Novella "Thief of Hearts".<br /><br />Please Note: This book contains adult language & steamy adult activities, it is intended for 18+ Adults Only. This collection of stories is approx. 140,000 words+ in length. Stories have HFN & HEA endings. Most stories have "gay for you", "straight to gay", or "first time gay experience" themes.
All the Light We Cannot See: A Novel
by Anthony Doerr

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English

Pages

545

Publication Date

May 06, 2014

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<b>WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE</b><BR> From the highly acclaimed, multiple award-winning Anthony Doerr, the beautiful, stunningly ambitious instant <i>New York Times</i> bestseller about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II.<BR><BR>Marie-Laure lives with her father in Paris near the Museum of Natural History, where he works as the master of its thousands of locks. When she is six, Marie-Laure goes blind and her father builds a perfect miniature of their neighborhood so she can memorize it by touch and navigate her way home. When she is twelve, the Nazis occupy Paris and father and daughter flee to the walled citadel of Saint-Malo, where Marie-Laure’s reclusive great-uncle lives in a tall house by the sea. With them they carry what might be the museum’s most valuable and dangerous jewel.<BR> <BR>In a mining town in Germany, the orphan Werner grows up with his younger sister, enchanted by a crude radio they find. Werner becomes an expert at building and fixing these crucial new instruments, a talent that wins him a place at a brutal academy for Hitler Youth, then a special assignment to track the resistance. More and more aware of the human cost of his intelligence, Werner travels through the heart of the war and, finally, into Saint-Malo, where his story and Marie-Laure’s converge.<BR> <BR>Doerr’s “stunning sense of physical detail and gorgeous metaphors” (<i>San Francisco Chronicle</i>) are dazzling. Deftly interweaving the lives of Marie-Laure and Werner, he illuminates the ways, against all odds, people try to be good to one another. Ten years in the writing, a National Book Award finalist, <i>All the Light We Cannot See</i> is a magnificent, deeply moving novel from a writer “whose sentences never fail to thrill” (<i>Los Angeles Times</i>).

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