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Six Scary Stories
by Cemetery Dance Publications

Language

English

Pages

130

Publication Date

August 25, 2016

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Six Scary Stories<br />selected and introduced by Stephen King<br /><br />Number 1 bestselling horror author Stephen King introduces and presents six gripping and chilling stories in this captivating anthology!<br /><br />Stephen King discovered these stories when he judged a competition run by Hodder & Stoughton and the Guardian to celebrate publication of his own collection The Bazaar of Bad Dreams. He was so impressed with the entries that he recommended they be published together in one book, which Cemetery Dance Publications and Hodder & Stoughton are pleased to report has become a reality. The six stories are:<br /><br />WILD SWIMMING by Elodie Harper<br />EAU-DE-ERIC by Manuela Saragosa<br />THE SPOTS by Paul Bassett Davies<br />THE UNPICKING by Michael Button<br />LA MORT DE L'AMANT by Stuart Johnstone<br />THE BEAR TRAP by Neil Hudson<br /><br />Reader beware: the stories will make you think twice before cuddling up to your old soft toy, dipping your toe into the water or counting the spots on a leopard…
A Very Braden Christmas (The Bradens Book 11)
by Melissa Foster

Language

English

Pages

48

Publication Date

December 19, 2018

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<b>Discover the magic of New York Times bestseller Melissa Foster's writing and see why millions of readers have fallen in love with the Bradens.</b><br /><br /><b>A Braden Christmas celebration!</b><br /><br />Family and babies abound during this fun-filled evening of love, laughter, and happily ever afters! Spend the evening catching up with our loving and loyal Bradens in this holiday celebration and fall in love all over again with each of the Bradens at Weston, and their children. <br /><br />A VERY BRADEN CHRISTMAS is a novelette and part of the Love in Bloom big-family romance collection. All Love in Bloom stories are filled with family, fun, and the truest, deepest love of all. Characters from each sub-series appear in future books so you never have to leave your favorite characters behind. Readers are kept up to date with engagements, weddings, and births. Visit Melissa's website for LOVE IN BLOOM family trees, series checklists, and more.<br /><br />Love in Bloom Big-Family Romance Collection:<br /><br />Snow Sisters<br />The Bradens (at Weston)<br />The Bradens (at Trusty)<br />The Bradens (at Peaceful Harbor)<br />The Bradens & Montgomerys (Pleasant Hill - Oak Falls)<br />The Remingtons<br />The Ryders<br />Seaside Summers<br />Bayside Summers<br />Wild Billionaires After Dark<br />Bad Billionaires After Dark<br />Tru Blue and The Whiskeys<br />Harborside Nights<br /><br />~<br /><br />"When it comes to contemporary romances with realistic characters, an emotional love story and smokin' hot sex, author Melissa Foster always delivers!" The Romance Reviews<br /><br />"You can always rely on Melissa Foster to deliver a story that's fresh, emotional and entertaining. Make sure you have all night, because once you start you won't want to stop reading. " New York Times Bestselling Author Brenda Novak<br /><br />"With her wonderful characters and resonating emotions, Melissa Foster is a must-read author!" New York Times Bestseller J. Kenner<br /><br />"Melissa Foster is synonymous with sexy, swoony, heartfelt romance!" New York TimesBestseller Lauren Blakely<br /><br />"I highly recommend this book to fans of Nora Roberts (one of my personal faves) and fans of a sweet story filled with heat and heart." - Tia Bach, author (on Sisters in Love)<br /><br />"Melissa Foster is quickly becoming one of my favorites. Fated For Love was amazing. It kind of reminds me of Jill Shalvis' books and they are my benchmark for contemporary romance awesomeness." --Books Like Breathing<br /><br />"I highly recommend the Snow Sisters all the Braden and Remington books....They remind me of the McCarthy of Gansett series and The Green Mountain series. I am a huge fan of Marie Force. And now Melissa Foster has joined her ranks...." - I Love NY, Reviewer<br /><br />~<br />
 

<br />Melissa Foster is a New York Times & USA Today bestselling and award-winning author. She writes sexy and heartwarming contemporary romance, romantic comedy, new adult romance, and women's fiction with emotionally compelling characters that stay with you long after you turn the last page. Melissa's emotional journeys are always family oriented and focus on small town and big city love stories, billionaires and blue-collar workers. Melissa loves to chat with book clubs and readers, invite her to your next event.<br /><br />
Give It Up (The Devil's Boys MC, 1)
by Jenika Snow

Language

English

Pages

58

Publication Date

December 09, 2018

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A broken past doesn’t stop him from wanting a future with her.

<br /><br />Loch
<br /><br />I’d never wanted anything for myself until Nina stepped into my life. We were just two lives that came from ruined childhoods, growing up together, relying on each other. And my sole mission was to protect her at all costs.<br /><br />
I was happy and content making her my priority.
Until I wasn’t because I wanted her as mine.
We were connected in all senses of the word. But I wasn’t a good man. I was a member of the Devil’s Boys MC, brothers in arms who would do anything to get by in life.
And Nina was the center of it all, an integral part of all of our lives.
<br /><br />But it was that thread that drew us together that kept me away.
I was afraid of losing the one thing that mattered most to me, of crossing an invisible line from being friends to lovers.
But without risk there wasn’t reward, and Nina would be the greatest reward I’d ever gotten.<br /><br />Warning: It might be short, but it gets right to the point! Dirty and sweet, it gives you exactly what you need: filth with that HEA!

Making Merry (A Firsts and Forever/Castaways Series Holiday Colle...
by Alexa Land

Language

English

Pages

169

Publication Date

December 06, 2018

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What do the husband of a stressed out metal sculptor, a graffiti artist, an aging pop star, a young ranch hand, and an aspiring writer have in common?<br /><br />They each have a story to tell in Making Merry.<br /><br />Not everything goes according to plan in the quest for that mythical “Perfect Christmas”, but there are a lot of laughs, heartwarming romance, and some big surprises along the way. With the help of family and friends, somehow everything will work itself out – but maybe not in the way anyone was expecting.<br /><br />These five interconnected holiday stories feature favorite characters from Alexa Land’s Firsts and Forever Series and its new spin-off, The Castaways Series. It’s approximately 50K in length, and while it can be read as a stand-alone, it’ll mean the most to readers familiar with the series.
A Fine Balance (Vintage International)
by Rohinton Mistry

Language

English

Pages

628

Publication Date

July 09, 2010

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With a compassionate realism and narrative sweep that recall the work of Charles Dickens, this magnificent novel captures all the cruelty and corruption, dignity and heroism, of India. The time is 1975. The place is an unnamed city by the sea. The government has just declared a State of Emergency, in whose upheavals four strangers--a spirited widow, a young student uprooted from his idyllic hill station, and two tailors who have fled the caste violence of their native village--will be thrust together, forced to share one cramped apartment and an uncertain future. <br /><br />As the characters move from distrust to friendship and from friendship to love, <b>A Fine Balance</b> creates an enduring panorama of the human spirit in an inhuman state.<br /><br /><br /><i>From the Trade Paperback edition.</i>
Interpreter of Maladies
by Jhumpa Lahiri

Language

English

Pages

209

Publication Date

May 22, 2000

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<DIV>Navigating between the Indian traditions they've inherited and the baffling new world, the characters in Jhumpa Lahiri's elegant, touching stories seek love beyond the barriers of culture and generations. In "A Temporary Matter," published in <I>The New Yorker,</I> a young Indian-American couple faces the heartbreak of a stillborn birth while their Boston neighborhood copes with a nightly blackout. In the title story, an interpreter guides an American family through the India of their ancestors and hears an astonishing confession. Lahiri writes with deft cultural insight reminiscent of Anita Desai and a nuanced depth that recalls Mavis Gallant. She is an important and powerful new voice.</DIV>
What Child Is This (Kindle Single)
by Rhys Bowen

Language

English

Pages

49

Publication Date

November 06, 2018

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<p><b>Christmas during World War II is a time for small miracles in this bittersweet short story by the <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author of <i>The Tuscan Child</i> and <i>In Farleigh Field</i>.</b></p><p>Jack and Maggie Harris are adrift on ravaged streets during the London Blitz. Their home is gone. They have nowhere to go and nothing left to lose. With only the memories of their greatest loss—the death of their child during a Christmas years before—Jack and Maggie settle in a seemingly deserted mansion for the night.</p><p>Inside they find shelter, warmth, and a bit of cheer. They also discover a surprise. Now, in the darkest of times, the unexpected compassion of strangers will make this Christmas one to remember forever.</p>
From a Certain Point of View (Star Wars)
by , Sabaa Tahir

Language

English

Pages

475

Publication Date

October 03, 2017

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<b><i>NEW YORK TIMES </i>BESTSELLER • <b><b>The perfect holiday gift—a one-of-a-kind <i>Star Wars</i> experience that sheds new light on the original film.</b></b></b><br /><br /> On May 25, 1977, the world was introduced to Han Solo, Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, C-3PO, R2-D2, Chewbacca, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Darth Vader, and a galaxy full of possibilities. In honor of the fortieth anniversary<i>,</i> more than forty contributors lend their vision to this retelling of <i>Star Wars</i>. Each of the forty short stories reimagines a moment from the original film, but through the eyes of a supporting character. <i>From a Certain Point of View</i> features contributions by bestselling authors, trendsetting artists, and treasured voices from the<i> </i>literary history of <i>Star Wars</i>:<br /><br /> • Gary Whitta bridges the gap from <i>Rogue One </i>to<i> A New Hope</i> through the eyes of Captain Antilles.<br /> • Aunt Beru finds her voice in an intimate character study by Meg Cabot.<br /> • Nnedi Okorofor brings dignity and depth to a most unlikely character: the monster in the trash compactor.<br /> • Pablo Hidalgo provides a chilling glimpse inside the mind of Grand Moff Tarkin. <br /> • Pierce Brown chronicles Biggs Darklighter’s final flight during the Rebellion’s harrowing attack on the Death Star.<br /> • Wil Wheaton spins a poignant tale of the rebels left behind on Yavin.<br /><br /> <b>Plus thirty-four more hilarious, heartbreaking, and astonishing tales from:</b><br /> Ben Acker • Renée Ahdieh • Tom Angleberger • Ben Blacker • Jeffrey Brown • Rae Carson • Adam Christopher • Zoraida Córdova • Delilah S. Dawson • Kelly Sue DeConnick • Paul Dini • Ian Doescher • Ashley Eckstein • Matt Fraction • Alexander Freed • Jason Fry • Kieron Gillen • Christie Golden • Claudia Gray • E. K. Johnston • Paul S. Kemp • Mur Lafferty • Ken Liu • Griffin McElroy • John Jackson Miller • Daniel José Older • Mallory Ortberg • Beth Revis • Madeleine Roux • Greg Rucka • Gary D. Schmidt • Cavan Scott • Charles Soule • Sabaa Tahir • Elizabeth Wein • Glen Weldon • Chuck Wendig<br /><br />All participating authors have generously forgone any compensation for their stories. Instead, their proceeds will be donated to First Book—a leading nonprofit that provides new books, learning materials, and other essentials to educators and organizations serving children in need. To further celebrate the launch of this book and both companies’ longstanding relationships with First Book, Penguin Random House has donated $100,000 to First Book, and Disney/Lucasfilm has donated 100,000 children’s books—valued at $1,000,000—to support First Book and their mission of providing equal access to quality education. Over the past sixteen years, Disney and Penguin Random House combined have donated more than eighty-eight million books to First Book.
A Holiday By Gaslight: A Victorian Christmas Novella
by Mimi Matthews

Language

English

Pages

172

Publication Date

November 13, 2018

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<b>"A graceful love story...and an authentic presentation of the 1860s that reads with the simplicity and visual gusto of a period movie."<i> -Readers' Favorite</i></b><br /><br /><i>A Courtship of Convenience</i><br /><br />Sophie Appersett is quite willing to marry outside of her class to ensure the survival of her family. But the darkly handsome Mr. Edward Sharpe is no run-of-the-mill London merchant. He's grim and silent. A man of little emotion--or perhaps no emotion at all. After two months of courtship, she's ready to put an end to things.<br /><br /><i>A Last Chance for Love</i><br /><br />But severing ties with her taciturn suitor isn't as straightforward as Sophie envisioned. Her parents are outraged. And then there's Charles Darwin, Prince Albert, and that dratted gaslight. What's a girl to do except invite Mr. Sharpe to Appersett House for Christmas and give him one last chance to win her? Only this time there'll be no false formality. This time they'll get to know each other for who they really are.
All I Want for Christmas...Is My Sister's Boyfriend
by , Ella Frank

Language

English

Pages

120

Publication Date

November 26, 2018

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Some people want their two front teeth or a hippopotamus for Christmas. <br />Not me. That would be too clichéd.<br />Then again, I never thought I’d stoop to sitting on Santa’s lap and asking him to bring me a boyfriend, either. In my defense, though, the man of my dreams had just knocked me into a store display ten minutes prior, so I wasn’t exactly thinking straight. <br />Hah, but when did I ever. <br /><br />I never thought I’d see Mr. Tall, Dark, and Handsome again, but it looked like fate—or Santa—had other plans when I ran into him the following night. Seemed like I might be getting my Christmas wish after all, right? Right.<br /><br />So imagine my surprise when I showed up at my parents’ house for the holidays, only to find out that my sister had asked Santa for the exact same thing I did—and he’d delivered early.<br />Yep, my sister scored herself a handsome new boyfriend, and he’s absolutely perfect. He’s charming, my parents love him, and even Lucifer the demon cat tolerates him.<br />Oh, did I mention he also happens to be my dream guy? The one who’s supposed to be under my tree?<br />Yeah. Merry freakin’ Christmas to me. Someone pass the hot buttered rum. <br /><br /><b> This is a fun, feel-good MM Christmas novella. </b>

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