Lucas… Playboy. Rebel. Rogue.
No one denies Lucas anything. Women fall at his feet and into his bed at the click of his fingers. His life is charmed, reckless and carefree—he is definitely a bad boy.
Grace Carter knows uncontrollable Lucas could ruin her career, and she won’t tolerate his wayward behavior, despite their chemistry. But working with Lucas is thrilling, and after just a small dose of his magic, even Grace’s prim–and–proper shell begins to splinter…
Claudia Carroll - If This is Paradise, I Want My Money Back
Being in a coma has helped to open Charlotte Grey’s eyes for the very first time . . . As she hovers somewhere between life and death, Charlotte finally realizes what a complete mess she’s made of her time on Earth—including the five years she’s wasted on worthless, faithless James Kane. The afterlife should be paradise compared to that—except “heaven” seems to be nothing more than a big retirement home in the sky, with lots of bingo and bridge and absolutely no sign of Elvis, Princess Di, Kurt Cobain, or anyone else worth spending eternity with. Charlotte would rather return to Earth, thank you very much. But the only way she can get there is as a bona fide guardian angel . . . and the lost soul she’s assigned to is none other than the James Kane, who tore her heart out and stomped on it. Still, Charlotte’s determined to use her second chance to really start living, Kane or not, and have some fun . . . for once in her afterlife.
Danielle Steel - Erősebb a szerelemnél
Egy szörnyű éjszakán a 20 éves Edwina egycsapásra felnőtté válik, amikor elveszti vőlegényét, és öt kisebb testvérével egyedül kell beszálniuk a Titanic mentőcsónakjaiba. Anyjuk nem tart velük... Nem hagyja el férjét, akinek a süllyedő Titanicon kell maradnia... Edwina már tudja, hogy anyjuk helyett ő lesz testvérei anyja, évekig értetlenül áll a kérdés előtt: hogyan lehetett erősebb egy asszony szerelme a férje iránt, mint gyermekeinek szeretete.
Danielle Steel - Erősebb a szeretetnél
A Titanic, a valaha épített legnagyobb hajó első útjára indul... és azon a végzetes éjszakán darabokra törik egy különleges család élete és jövője is. A húszéves Edwina Winfield egy csapásra felnőtté válik, amikor angliai eljegyzéséről hazafelé tartva szüleit és vőlegényét egyszerre veszti el a szörnyű tragédiában. Öt kisebb testvérével beszáll a Titanic mentőcsónakjába, ám anyjuk nem tart velük. Nem hagyja el férjét, akinek- a lány vőlegényével együtt- a süllyedő hajón kell maradnia. San Franciscóba visszatérve Edwina neveli kistestvéreit, irányítja a családi vállalkozást és próbálja egyben tartani a népes famíliát. Ám néha-néha,amikor az emberfeletti munka engedi, elsiratja a Titanicon maradt vőlegényét és édesapját. Csak anyja iránt táplál felemás érzéseket: sehogy sem tudja megérteni, hogyan lehetett erősebb az asszony szerelme a gyermekei iránt érzett szereteténél...
Marie Force - Georgia On My Mind
Since Georgie Quinns mother died after a brief illness, the highlight of Georgie's life has become jogger stalking every morning with her roommates Tess and Cat. Stuck running the senior center her mother founded in Newport, RI, until a replacement director is found, Georgie dreams of returning to her glamorous life in Atlanta. As that life begins to unravel, she discovers a whole new one in Newport where the jogger turns out to be sexy detective and tree hugger Nathan Caldwell. Determined to get her mind off her many problemsincluding a possible threat to her own healthGeorgie indulges in what she intends to be a no-holds-barred one-night stand with Nathan. Unfortunately, Nathan has other ideas and sets out to have a relationship with her. Tess, on the run from an abusive husband, and Cat, who raised her younger brother and sister, hook up with Nathans brothers, Ben, an injured Iraqi war veteran, and Ian, a single-father and talented musician. Add a zany cast of seniors who seem determined to drive Georgie slowly mad with their never-ending needs and comparisons to her sainted mother, and youve got the ingredients for a fast-paced, often comical, emotional journey that leads Georgie straight to the home of her heart.
Marie Force - The Fall
Dr. Ted Duffy has finally met a woman who makes him ache with desire. Too bad shes dating his best friend of twenty years. This simple premise has momentous consequences for Ted in The Fall, a story that explores the bonds of friendship, the expectations of family, and the power of love to unite and divide. Ted is a third-generation pediatric oncologist in Boston. He is thirty-seven years old, married to his work, and considers his patients to be his kids. He and his friends spend summer weekends in Newport, Rhode Island, which is the only break Ted allows himself from the grind of his job. After a devastating loss at work, he leaves for Newport where he meets his friends new girlfriend, Caroline. Over that first weekend, Ted and Caroline fall in love. When they later act on their feelings, shock and disbelief ricochet through his tight-knit group of friends and family. A highly respected doctor, a beloved son and grandson, a loyal friend, Ted is stunned by his sudden free fall from grace.
Marie Force - Love at First Flight
What if the guy in the airplane seat next to you turned out to be the love of your life? Juliana, happy in her career as a hair stylist, is on her way to visit her boyfriend of ten years who's working out of state. She's wondering why they're not engaged yet. Michael is going to his fiancee's parents' home for an engagement party he doesn't want. A states' prosecutor, he's about to try the biggest case of his career, he hates the distraction, and he's having doubts about the relationship. They sit together on the plane, and discover they're on the same flight coming back. When the weekend is a disaster for each of them, they bond on the plane ride home. But life is full of complications, including their exes, who don't want to let go, and when Michael's trial turns dangerous, the two must confront what they value most in life...
Marie Force - Everyone Loves a Hero
Fame has its perks... Reluctantly famous, First Officer Cole Langston finds being in the spotlight has its advantages-until he meets Olivia. Having women throw themselves at him everywhere he goes becomes a serious problem when he's trying to convince her she's the one... And its price... Olivia has trouble trusting a guy like Cole, and everywhere she turns she sees reasons to run. But he's the only man who's ever seemed to understand her as an artist and as a woman... Cole is working overtime to prove to Olivia that he's serious, but her deep seated mistrust and his entourage of unwelcomed fans may be more than they can overcome...
Marie Force - Fatal Affair
Walking the thin blue line… Washington, D.C., Metro Police Detective Sergeant Sam Holland needs a big win to salvage her career—and her confidence—after a disastrous investigation. The perfect opportunity arises when Senator John O'Connor is found brutally murdered in his bed, and Sam is assigned to the case. But matters get complicated when Sam has to team up with Nick Cappuano, O'Connor's friend and chief of staff…and the man Sam had a memorable one-night stand with years earlier. Their sexual chemistry still sizzles, and Sam has to fight to stay focused on the case. Sleeping with a material witness is a mistake she can't afford—especially when the bodies keep piling up.
Marie Force - Fatal Justice
Standing over the body of a Supreme Court nominee, Lieutenant Sam Holland is hip-deep in another high-profile murder case. The fact that she was one of the last people to see Julian Sinclair alive only complicates matters even further. On the plus side, her relationship with Senator Nick Cappuano is heating up—but it's also attracting a lot of unwanted media attention and blinding flashbulbs. The pressure is on for Sam to find Sinclair's killer, but a new lead in her father's unsolved shooting puts her in unexpected danger. When long-buried secrets threaten to derail her relationship with Nick, Sam realizes that while justice can be blind, mixing romance with politics has the potential to be fatal….
Marie Force - Fatal Consequences
Politics can be murder... Lieutenant Sam Holland has no sooner accepted Senator Nick Cappuano's proposal than she's back on the job. A woman has been found brutally murdered and evidence points to Henry Lightfeather, a senator and close friend of Nick's. While Sam investigates, Nick stands by his friend--complicating his own bid for reelection, and causing tension between the couple. As Sam's investigation reveals a scandal that rocks the capital, Nick and Sam discover that the biggest threat to their future might be someone from her past...
Marie Force - Fatal Mistake
When Willie Vasquez, the Washington Federals' star center fielder, makes a critical error in game seven of the National League Championship Series, he ends the team's World Series bid and its Cinderella season. An angry city descends into riots, and when the flames are extinguished, Vasquez is found murdered. Lt. Sam Holland and her team are left to unravel a twisted web of motive. Was it a disgruntled fan, a spurned lover or a furious teammate? At home, she must deal with her heartbroken adopted son Scotty, one of Vasquez's biggest fans. As Sam's investigation takes her in unexpected directions, her husband, U.S. Senator Nick Cappuano, is fighting for his political life in the final days of his re-election campaign after financial irregularities are exposed that could threaten his relationship with his mentor, retired Senator Graham O'Connor.
James Patterson - Suzanne naplója Nicholasnak
Katie Wilkinson közel egy éve ismeri élete nagy szerelmét, Matthew Harrisont, a legcsodálatosabb férfit, akivel valaha találkozott, amikor szerelme váratlanul véget vet a kapcsolatuknak. Matt magyarázatképpen mindössze egy naplót juttat el a nőnek. Ahogy Katie belemerül a feljegyzésekbe, mindinkább magával ragadja a megható történet, és egyre nagyobb megértést tanúsít régi szerelme iránt.
Marie Force - Fatal Deception
The wife of the White House deputy chief of staff has been beaten to death, and their one-year-old daughter is missing. D.C. Police Lieutenant Sam Holland is in charge of the murder investigation, but she's forced to collaborate with Special Victims Unit detectives as well as thorn-in-her-side FBI Special Agent Avery Hill. Then, a cold case of her father's resurrects old hurts—a distraction Sam cannot afford. As Sam's investigation heats up, so does Nick's political career—and the heat carries over to their bedroom. Will Sam put the pieces together in time to catch a killer and find the baby, or will ambition, greed and lies prove fatal? (This book was formerly known as Fatal Attack.)
Marie Force - Fatal Flaw
Back from their honeymoon, Senator Nick Cappuano and D.C. Police Lieutenant Sam Holland are ready for some normalcy after the whirlwind of their wedding, but someone has other plans for them. When Sam discovers wedding cards containing thinly veiled death threats, she's not sure if she or Nick is the target. Already on edge, Sam and her team start investigating a series of baffling murders. The victims are well-liked with no known enemies, and the murders are carried out in a clean and efficient manner. Unable to find a clear motive for the deaths, she feels like she's chasing her tail. With no obvious connection between the victims, Sam soon suspects that she may be the ultimate prize in the killer's clever game. When the danger starts to hit a little too close to home, she has two goals: find the elusive murderer and manage to live long enough to enjoy her happily ever after.
Marie Force - Fatal Destiny
With the week of their wedding finally upon them, Washington, D.C., Police Lieutenant Sam Holland and her fiance, Senator Nick Cappuano, are at odds. In the aftermath of a tragic loss, they struggle to reconnect as the big day draws near, but their work keeps pulling them apart. When a new clue into a cold case surfaces, Nick asks Sam not to take any foolish chances before the wedding and to leave it alone for the time being. Sam agrees, but she can't let it go entirely and winds up trapped in an explosive situation. Then an unwelcome visitor from her past threatens her future happiness... With trouble at every turn, will Sam survive long enough to walk down the aisle? Book 3.5: a Fatal novella. Don't miss Fatal Affair, Fatal Justice and Fatal Consequences, available now.
Erica James - Mondd el a csillagoknak!
Lydia önfeledt velencei életét egy titokzatos fiatal férfi felbukkanása zavarja meg, aki életre kelti az asszony rég lezártnak hitt múltját. Lydiát és húgát a vidéki nagyszülők nevelik fel, akiktől nem sok szeretetet kapnak. Így a két lány hamar megtanulja; ne bízz senkiben, és tartsd meg a titkaidat! A szerelem is korán köszönt rá, amikről diáklányként még nem sejti, hogy egyszer sokkal többet jelent majd számára, mint, múló szenvedélyt... A régmúlt árnyai azonban nem hagyják nyugodni: érett nőként kénytelen szembenézni az egykor történtek következményeivel, és talán új fejezetet nyitni az életében, hiszen sosem késő. Erica James lenyűgöző és szívbe markoló története egyedülálló alkotás.
Jilly Cooper - Riválisok
Jilly Cooper a nagysikerű Lovasok után, a Cotswoldi Krónikák második regényében a televízió-csatornák kulisszái mögé kalauzol bennünket. Mi az, ami a néző számára örök titok marad? Sikerül-e Lord Baddinghamnek megtartania a Corinium Televízió jogát, vagy egy másik konzorcium kapja meg? A döntés évében Cotchester városában és környékén felpezsdül az élet - vagy inkább elszabadul a pokol? - forrnak az indulatok, az ádáz küzdelem a helyiek magánéletét is felforgatja. A Lovasokból már ismert Rupert Campbell-Black újra feltűnik a színen: frissen vált, kicsapongó életén mit sem változtatott és sportminiszteri feladatait igyekszik ellátni. Vajon ezúttal talál-e magának valakit, aki megszelídíti és a léha playboy-ból tisztes férjet farag? Új szereplők is felbukkannak Cotswold vidékén: Cameron Cook, a fékezhetetlen "vadmacska" egyenesen Amerikából érkezik, hogy a coriniumban produceri feladatokat lásson el, Decian O'Harát, az ír sztárriportert pedig a BBC-től sikerült elhalásznia a cégnek. Találkozásuk nem zökkenőmentes, pedig a csatorna számára létkérdés, hogy ezt a két markáns személyiséget valahogyan összecsiszolják... Jilly Cooper regényéből most sem hiányozhat a romantikus angol tájak és a brit főrendek bonyodalmas szerelmi viszonyainak leírása, amelyet az ellenállhatatlanul szórakoztató írónő most is számos ágyjelenettel tűzdelt meg. Dráma, szex és szórakozás - letehetetlen... (Sunday Times) Jilly Cooper 1998-ban Angilában Életmű-díjas lett, könyvei 11 millió példányban keltek el - a Riválisokat pedig angol nyelven több, mint 1 millióan olvasták!
Kate Sherwood - Mark of Cain
When a man is consumed by hatred, is there anything left to love? After a tough day of counseling sessions, Anglican priest Mark Webber is looking forward to a relaxing dinner at a local restaurant. When he sees who’s bellied up to the bar, though, he reaches for his cell phone to call the police. It’s Lucas Cain, the man who killed Mark’s brother three years ago. Apparently he’s out of jail and hanging out with his old crowd, which has to be a breach of parole, right? Pulled over upon leaving the bar, Lucas blows a clean breathalyzer and hopes this isn’t a harbinger of things to come. He’s ready to build a sober, peaceful life. His friends aren’t ready to let him move on, though, and he ends up taking refuge in an Anglican half-way house. Thrown together, Mark and Lucas find common ground in the struggle to help a young gay man come to terms with his sexuality—and the fight against homophobic townsfolk. As attraction grows, the past is the last stumbling block between them and a future filled with hope.
Amanda Scott - Dangerous Illusions
The first book in Amanda Scott’s acclaimed Dangerous series journeys from the battlefields of Waterloo to the ballrooms and boudoirs of London, where a deadly deception unfolds... Engaged by proxy to a man she’s never met, Lady Daintry Tarrant is dismayed when the war hero returns, introducing himself as her fiancé, Lord Penthorpe. She cherishes her independence and has turned away many suitors, but this one she must marry. Penthorpe is completely captivated by Lady Daintry - but he’s not who he claims to be. Penthorpe and Lord Gideon Deverill fought together at the battle of Waterloo, and when Penthorpe fell, Gideon assumed his identity in order to see the beautiful Lady Daintry. Gideon knows there’s bad blood between Lady Daintry’s family and his own, but he’s smitten with Daintry and determined to reunite the bitterly feuding clans. When a ghost from Gideon’s past appears, he could lose everything - including Daintry’s love.
Cynthia Eden - Scream For Me
Nothing is deeper than the desire they can’t fight - or deadlier than the evil they can’t escape. They were only supposed to have a professional relationship, but FBI agent Kyle McKenzie has been fantasizing about his sexy partner, Cadence Hollow, from the moment they first moment. It takes the darkest case of their careers to finally bring their hidden desire bubbling to the surface. Once they’re in each other’s arms, though, they swear that nothing short of death will part them. The Night Hunter - a cunning stalker whose four-state, fifteen-year abduction spree began in Paradox, Alabama, with Kyle’s sister - may be only too happy to oblige. In the small town, Kyle must confront the painful past he’s been hiding from Cadence. Kyle vows to put the Hunter behind bars… or in the ground. But the one thing that obsesses Kyle more than his sister’s grim fate - his furious love for Cadence - is the weapon the Hunter will use to lure his pursuers into the mouth of a murderous trap.