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Deadly Chapel: A fast-paced murder mystery with lots of twists, t...
by N.C. Lewis

Language

English

Pages

205

Publication Date

January 30, 2019

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Meet Doris Cudlow, underemployed journalist, and recent divorcee from London. She's got a lot on her plate, trying to make a new life in the English seaside town of Skegness. <br /><br />Throw in a nosy landlady, an invitation to her ex-husband's wedding and murder, and she's knee deep in a baffling mystery. <br /><br /><b> Perhaps the seaside town of Skegness is not as idyllic as it first seemed? </b><br /><br />With wit, warmth, a little help from her landlady, Doris keeps digging. But when she ruffles feathers, things take an unexpected turn. Convinced the police are barking up the wrong tree, Doris puts her journalist skills to the test to untangle a dangerous web of secrets, lies and deceit.<br /><br />As a newbie to town does Doris have what it takes to get to the bottom of this extraordinary murder mystery?<br />
A Caribbean Mystery: A Miss Marple Mystery (Miss Marple Mysteries...
by Agatha Christie

Language

English

Pages

243

Publication Date

January 06, 2004

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<p>As Jane Marple sat basking in the tropical sunshine she felt mildly discontented with life. True, the warmth eased her rheumatism, but here in paradise nothing ever happened. Then a question was put to her by a stranger: 'Would you like to see a picture of a murderer?' Before she has a chance to answer, the man vanishes, only to be found dead the next day. The mysteries abound: Where is the picture? Why is the hotelier prone to nightmares? Why doesn't the most talked-about guest, a reclusive millionaire, ever leave his room? And why is Miss Marple herself fearful for her life?</p><p>Of note: A Caribbean Mystery introduces the wealthy (and difficult) Mr Jason Rafiel, who will call upon Miss Marple for help in Nemesis (1971) -- after his death.</p>
Case Histories: A Novel (Jackson Brodie Book 1)
by Kate Atkinson

Language

English

Pages

434

Publication Date

October 15, 2007

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<div><b>The first book in Kate Atkinson's Jackson Brodie Mysteries series, called "The best mystery of the decade" by Stephen King, finds private investigator Jackson Brodie following three seemingly unconnected family mysteries in Edinburgh</b></div><div><br /></div> Case one: A little girl goes missing in the night. <div>Case two: A beautiful young office worker falls victim to a maniac's apparently random attack. <br />Case three: A new mother finds herself trapped in a hell of her own making - with a very needy baby and a very demanding husband - until a fit of rage creates a grisly, bloody escape.<br />Thirty years after the first incident, as private investigator Jackson Brodie begins investigating all three cases, startling connections and discoveries emerge . . . </div>
Exhalation: Stories
by Ted Chiang

Language

English

Pages

368

Publication Date

May 07, 2019

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<b>A <i>NEW YORK TIMES</i> BESTSELLER</b><br /><br />“Lean, relentless, and incandescent.” —Colson Whitehead<b><b><br /><br />From the acclaimed author of <i>Stories of Your Life and Others—</i>the basis for the Academy Award –nominated film <i>Arrival</i>: a groundbreaking new collection of short fiction.</b><br /><br />"THE UNIVERSE BEGAN AS AN ENORMOUS BREATH BEING HELD."<br /></b><br />In these nine stunningly original, provocative, and poignant stories, Ted Chiang tackles some of humanity’s oldest questions along with new quandaries only he could imagine.<br /><br /> In “The Merchant and the Alchemist’s Gate,” a portal through time forces a fabric seller in ancient Baghdad to grapple with past mistakes and second chances. In “Exhalation,” an alien scientist makes a shocking discovery with ramifications that are literally universal. In “Anxiety Is the Dizziness of Freedom,” the ability to glimpse into alternate universes necessitates a radically new examination of the concepts of choice and free will.<br /><br /> Including stories being published for the first time as well as some of his rare and classic uncollected work, <i>Exhalation</i> is Ted Chiang at his best: profound, sympathetic—revelatory.
The Stories of John Cheever (Vintage International)
by John Cheever

Language

English

Pages

914

Publication Date

July 23, 2010

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<b>NATIONAL BESTSELLER<br />Winner of the Pulitzer Prize<br />Winner of the National Book Award</b><br /><br />When <b>The Stories of John Cheever</b> was originally published, it became an immediate national bestseller and won the Pulitzer Prize.  In the years since, it has become a classic.  Vintage Books is proud to reintroduce this magnificent collection.<br /><br />Here are sixty-one stories that chronicle the lives of what has been called "the greatest generation."  From the early wonder and disillusionment of city life in "The Enormous Radio" to the surprising discoveries and common mysteries of suburbia in "The Housebreaker of Shady Hill" and "The Swimmer," Cheever tells us everything we need to know about "the pain and sweetness of life."
Filthy Mistake
by Annie J. Rose

Language

English

Pages

290

Publication Date

August 02, 2019

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<b>It was a mistake to sleep with him. <br />So why did I let him put a ring on it?</b><br /><br />This fake marriage is supposed to solve some real problems. <br />It’ll clean his bad boy image. <br />Leave me filthy rich. <br />Get him some kick-ass publicity. <br />Jax is a hot lead singer. <br />A notorious playboy who has women throwing themselves at him.<br />Every girl desires to climb into his bed.<br />I’ve done that already. <br />Now I want more. <br />More than his lust and his money. <br />I want his heart. <br />Because he has mine. <br />I think I’m being too greedy. <br />Will this playboy want to play exclusively with me?
Dark Desires: A 4 Book Bad Boys Romance Boxed Set
by Mia Ford

Language

English

Pages

702

Publication Date

August 04, 2019

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<p><strong>A collection of 4 full length bad boy novels that are hot, steamy, and down right addicting!!!!!! It may be hot this summer, but you won’t mind getting hotter while reading this set!!!!</strong></p><p><br /></p><p><strong>Taken</strong></p><p>I never thought I’d sleep with the man who murdered my fiancé…it wasn’t just a one-night-stand…</p><p>Alessio was more than just a crime boss…strong and tough, the kind of passionate man I’d always wanted. </p><p>But I had to testify against him…and if I didn’t, I’d never be able to seek revenge.</p><p>Alessio told me he’d changed. </p><p>But I never expected my heart to change. </p><p>What was going to happen now? </p><p><br /></p><p><strong>Betrayed</strong></p><p>I’d gone undercover before, but never with the intention of getting a suspect into my bed.  </p><p>That’s how hot Sean O’Connor was.  </p><p>A criminal and yet the hottest crook I’d ever seen…so sexy he makes my mouth water and my panties melt.</p><p>I wanted to cuff him to my bed and make him sing like a bird.</p><p>But it’s hard to slap the cuffs on a guy when his tongue is in your ear and his arms are wrapped around you so tight you can barely breathe.</p><p>I know if I’m not careful, he might steal my heart and run.</p><p>I can’t let that happen. </p><p>I’m a cop and he’s a crook.</p><p>And when it comes down to the wire, Sean O’Connor is going down, no matter the cost. </p><p><br /></p><p><strong>Rescue Me</strong></p><p>I love my life the way it is. </p><p>No commitments, no heartbreaks!</p><p><br /></p><p>That’s until Josie enters my life. </p><p>One look at those perfectly structured curves and legs that could go on forever, </p><p>And I’m hooked. </p><p>But things are not as simple as they seem. </p><p>Josie and Blaine – they say we’re made for each other. </p><p>Until death, mayhem, trickery, and suspense follows us down what appears to be a dead-end road. </p><p>But guess what…</p><p><br /></p><p>I found a new purpose to my life – Protecting Josie. </p><p>And this time, I am not letting her go…</p><p><br /></p><p><strong>Fatal Attraction</strong></p><p>Pregnant. A baby. A lifelong commitment. Seems fu@king serious. </p><p><br /></p><p>Well, I don’t do commitments.</p><p>I believe in fun and one night stands.</p><p>And that was supposed to be just one such night.</p><p>But now, I can’t stop thinking about her.</p><p>Maybe it’s time for a change…</p><p><br /></p><p>Her perfect skin, those sparkling blue eyes, and that captivating smile.</p><p>Let’s just call her irresistible;</p><p>My brain says no but my heart wants to take control, </p><p>And that’s how she enters my world. </p><p>A world where fighting criminals is a routine. </p><p>But soon it got too dangerous.</p><p>Someone wants me dead.</p><p>They don’t care whom they take along the way.</p><p>Even if it’s Cici or our baby;</p><p>Now, all I know is I have two lives to protect.</p><p><br /></p><p>I need to bring that smile back on her face and make her happy.</p><p>And no one can prevent that from happening. Absolutely no one!<br /></p>
Mydworth Mysteries - A Shot in the Dark (A Cosy Historical Myster...
by , Neil Richards

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English

Pages

128

Publication Date

July 31, 2019

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From the authors of the best-selling series CHERRINGHAM<br /><br />Sussex, England, 1929. Mydworth is a sleepy English market town just 50 miles from London. But things are about to liven up there, when young and handsome Sir Harry Mortimer returns home from his diplomatic posting in Cairo, with his beautiful and unconventional American wife, Kat. No sooner have the two arrived, when a jewel robbery occurs at Harry's aunt's home - Mydworth Manor. The police are baffled and overwhelmed with the case. But Harry and Kat have an edge in the hunt for the dangerous culprit: not only do they have certain useful "skills" they've both picked up in service of King, President and Country, they also have access to parts of English society that your average bobby can't reach ...<br /><br />Co-authors Neil Richards (based in the UK) and Matthew Costello (based in the US), have been writing together since the mid-90s, creating innovative content and working on major projects for the BBC, Disney Channel, Sony, ABC, Eidos, and Nintendo to name but a few. Their transatlantic collaboration has underpinned scores of TV drama scripts, computer games, radio shows, and the best-selling mystery series Cherringham. Their latest series project is called Mydworth Mysteries.
I Sing the Body Electric: And Other Stories
by Ray Bradbury

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English

Pages

336

Publication Date

May 21, 2013

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<p>The mind of Ray Bradbury is a wonder-filled carnival of delight and terror that stretches from the verdant Irish countryside to the coldest reaches of outer space. Yet all his work is united by one common thread: a vivid and profound understanding of the vast seet of emotionsthat bring strength and mythic resonance to our frail species. Ray Bradbury characters may find themselves anywhere and anywhen. A horrified mother may give birth to a strange blue pyramid. A man may take Abraham Linkoln out of the grave--and meet another who puts him back. An amazing Electrical Grandmother may come to live with a grieving family. An old parrort may have learned over long evenings to imitate the voice of Ernest Hemingway, and become the last link to the last link to the great man. A priest on Mars may confront his fondest dream: to meet the Messiah. Each of these magnificient creations has something to tell us about our own humanity--and all of their fates await you in this new trade edition of twenty-eight classic Bradbury stories and one luscious poem. Travel on an unpredictable and unforgettable literary journey--safe in the hands of the century's great men of imagination.</p><p>The mind of Ray Bradbury is a wonder-filled carnival of delight and terror that stretches from the verdant Irish countryside to the coldest reaches of outer space. Yet all his work is united by one common thread: a vivid and profound understanding of the vast set of emotions that bring strength and mythic resonance to our frail species. Ray Bradbury characters may find themselves anywhere and anywhen. A horrified mother may give birth to a strange blue pyramid. A man may take Abraham Lincoln out of the grave--and meet another who puts him back. An amazing Electrical Grandmother may come to live with a grieving family. An old parrot may have learned over long evenings to imitate the voice of Ernest Hemingway, and became the last link to the great man. A priest on Mars may confront his fondest dream: to meet the Messiah. Each of these magnificent creations has something to tell us about our humanity--and all of their fates await you in this new trade edition of twenty-eight classic Bradbury stories and one luscious poem. Travel on an unpredictable and unforgettable literary journey--safe in the hands of one the centurys great men of imagination.</p>
Hunter's Moon: A Novel in Stories
by Philip Caputo

Language

English

Pages

288

Publication Date

August 06, 2019

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<p><b>"Powerful....Caputo's wisdom runs deep. Few writers have better captured the emotional lives of men." </b> <b>—</b><b><i>The New York Times Book Review</i></b><br /><b></b><br /><b>From Philip Caputo</b><b>—</b><b>the author of <i>A Rumor of War</i>, <i>The Longest Road</i>, and <i>Some Rise By Sin</i></b><b>—</b><b>comes a captivating mosaic of stories set in a small town where no act is private and the past is never really past</b></p><p><i>Hunter’s Moon</i> is set in Michigan’s wild, starkly beautiful Upper Peninsula, where a cast of recurring characters move into and out of each other’s lives, building friendships, facing loss, confronting violence, trying to bury the past or seeking to unearth it. Once-a-year lovers, old high-school buddies on a hunting trip, a college professor and his wayward son, a middle-aged man and his grief-stricken father, come together, break apart, and, if they’re fortunate, find a way forward. </p><p><i>Hunter</i><i>’s Moon</i> offers an engaging, insightful look at everyday lives but also a fresh perspective on the way men navigate in today’s world.</p>

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