Jane Austen Goes to Hollywood

By Abby McDonald

Abby McDonald channels Jane Austen during this smooth tackle experience and Sensibility.
 

Hallie and Grace Weston couldn't be extra assorted. Older sister Hallie thinks the entire world's a level --her level, to be distinctive --while even-tempered Grace tries to maintain her dramatic sister in money. while their father dies, leaving every thing to his snooty new spouse, the sisters face a brand new problem: uprooted from their domestic and associates, they're forced to maneuver right into a relative's guest house--in glossy, status-obsessed Beverly Hills.
 
Plunged right into a unusual and glamorous new world, the penniless Weston sisters try and rebuild their lives. Aspiring actress Hallie throws herself headlong into the Hollywood scene--and an excessive affair with musician Dakota. in the meantime, shy Grace manages to discover an not going best friend within the bubbly entrepreneur Palmer, yet nonetheless yearns for the maybe-almost-crush she left behind. 

But is Hallie blinded through her cinematic visions of real love? And can Grace find the power to step off the sidelines?

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The Hunt: A Novel (Predator Trilogy)

By Allison Brennan

Touched through a killer, she feels the fireplace of revenge.

Twelve years in the past, Miranda Moore miraculously survived the torture of a serial killer who used to be by no means stuck. on the grounds that then, Miranda, a former FBI trainee and now a member of an area search-and-rescue squad, has witnessed with horror the restoration of the mutilated our bodies of 7 younger women, all sufferers of her tormentor, referred to as The Butcher. while one other attractive Montana university pupil is going lacking, the Feds get entangled, and an agent, a guy Miranda as soon as depended on along with her middle, arrives to take over the investigation–forcing her towards a painful choice.

Now, whereas Miranda battles her demons, whereas pals, enthusiasts, and traitors are stuck up in a frantic race opposed to time, a killer hides in undeniable sight–waiting to complete the only hunt he has left undone.

After the search, cross in for the kill.

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Any Duchess Will Do (Spindle Cove)

By Tessa Dare

What's a duke to do, while the woman who is completely incorrect turns into the lady he cannot reside without?

Griffin York, the Duke of Halford, has no wish to wed this season--or any season--but his diabolical mom abducts him to "Spinster Cove" and insists he pick out a bride from the women in place of abode. Griff comes to a decision to train her a lesson that may finish the wedding debate ceaselessly. He chooses the serving girl.

Overworked and suffering, Pauline Simms does not dream approximately dukes. All she desires is to hold up her barmaid apron and open a book place. That dream turns into possible while an smug, sinfully appealing duke bargains her a small fortune for a week's employment. Her tasks are easy: undergo his mother's "duchess training"... and fail miserably.

But in London, Pauline isn't really a depressing failure. She's a courageous, quick-witted, beguiling failure--a lady who ignites Griff's wish and soothes the darkness in his soul. protecting Pauline by means of his facet will not be effortless. no matter if Society may well settle for a serving woman duchess--can a roguish duke persuade a serving woman to belief him together with her heart?

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Christmas Dinner

By Robyn Neeley

Information anchor Amanda Turner used to like every thing in regards to the vacation trips - the eggnog sugar cookies, the cheesy relations Christmas sweaters, and a garden embellished with such a lot of multi-colored lighting fixtures that 747s may land accurately. that's till her boyfriend dumped her in entrance of the complete city on Christmas Eve. Humiliated, she fled her small city to begin a brand new existence. years later, she's eventually able to go back to the scene of the emotional crime, until eventually she learns that her ex is engaged. Now, the one factor worse than going house is going domestic single.

Tate Ryan, her tall, darkish, and conceited co-anchor, deals to pose as her boyfriend. there is one challenge, even though: they slightly like one another, and he lately scooped her tale on stay television. yet she wishes a trip domestic and a boyfriend quickly, so Tate must do.

As she watches Tate have interaction together with her relatives and city citizens, absolutely embracing the spirit of the vacation season, she begins to determine his kindhearted facet. She can not help yet wonder whether she was once improper approximately him. probably he's not the conniving co-worker that she as soon as proposal. And her new emotions for him will surely placed her at the naughty list.

Tate has his personal schedule for the weekend that incorporates telling Amanda he is been in love along with her because the first time they met. he is able to show all in the course of Christmas dinner yet destiny has different plans.

Sensuality point: in the back of Closed Doors

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Only Us: A Fool's Gold Holiday (Fool's Gold)

By Susan Mallery

Puppy groomer Carina Fiore desires not anything greater than to admit her emotions to the guy she loves. She's attracted to veterinarian Cameron McKenzie's attractiveness, being concerned nature and particularly his devotion to his younger daughter. yet he is additionally her boss and an outstanding pal. placing her center at the line might rate Rina either her task and their friendship forever.

Since his divorce, Cameron hasn't been prepared to belief his heart--or his daughter--with someone else. For months he is driven away all strategies of taking Rina in his hands and kissing her, unwilling to probability their friendship for a unmarried evening of delight. but if a kiss lower than the mistletoe unlocks the simmering ardour among them, Rina and Cameron could locate love for the vacations after all...
An booklet particular Fool's Gold sequence novella.

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Mistress of Paradise

By Alexandra Benedict

Enter the sensual and swashbuckling global of The Hawkins Brothers: 4 darkish and hazardous pirates who retire their depraved methods after their sister turns into a duchess. yet can the rugged rogues input excessive society in Regency England, masquerading as gents? Or will their real identities be revealed?

MISTRESS OF PARADISE: A Hawkins Brothers Novella, 0.5

(Previously released via Avon/HarperCollins in 2009)

A darkish and stricken soul, Captain James Hawkins seeks freedom from his tortured earlier because the notorious pirate, Black Hawk. but if he meets a seductive good looks at the island of Jamaica, he reveals a keenness more than any foray at sea.

Sassy, fierce and self reliant, Sophia Dawson is aware her heart's hope - and it is the horny brigand who tempts her with can provide of enjoyment. In his palms she reveals erotic pride and respite from accountability as her mad father's caretaker.

But a typhoon lurks at the horizon because the couple's heated affair draws scorn from the islanders. Will James and Sophia climate the brutal tempest ... or will there be hassle in paradise?

***MISTRESS OF PARADISE is the prequel to The Hawkins Brothers sequence. do not omit the opposite books within the sequence: THE notorious ROGUE and THE infamous SCOUNDREL.***

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Travesuras de la niña mala (Narrativa (Punto de Lectura)) (Spanish Edition)

¿Cuál es el verdadero rostro del amor?
Esta novela de Mario Vargas Llosa está hecha para seducir.

Ricardo ve cumplido, a una edad muy temprana, el sueño que en su Lima natal alimentó desde que tenía uso de razón: vivir en París. Pero el rencuentro con un amor de adolescencia lo cambiará todo. l. a. joven, inconformista, aventurera, pragmática e inquieta, lo arrastrará fuera del pequeño mundo de sus ambiciones.

Testigos de épocas convulsas y florecientes en ciudades como Londres, París, Tokio o Madrid, que aquí son mucho más que escenarios, ambos personajes verán sus vidas entrelazarse sin llegar a coincidir del todo. Sin embargo, esta danza de encuentros y desencuentros hará crecer los angeles intensidad del relato página a página hasta propiciar una verdadera fusión del lector con el universo emocional de los protagonistas.

Creando una admirable tensión entre lo cómico y lo trágico, Mario Vargas Llosa juega en Travesuras de l. a. niña mala (2006) con l. a. realidad y los angeles ficción para liberar una historia en los angeles que el amor se nos muestra indefinible, dueño de mil caras, como los angeles niña mala. Pasión y distancia, azar y destino, dolor y disfrute... ¿Cuál es el verdadero rostro del amor?

La crítica ha dicho:
«Una novela de amor de hoy, de erotismo, con encuentros, separaciones, sufrimientos, engaños, entrega, y también mucha verdad, y en l. a. que Vargas Llosa, a modo de entomólogo, analiza minuciosamente los angeles condición humana, como su gran admirado Flaubert en La educación sentimental, obra que se cita en los angeles novela, entre otras muchas referencias literarias a las que alude el autor. Y es que los angeles notion de novela para Vargas Llosa es #la experiencia totalizadora de los angeles condición humana#.» El País

«La niña mala recuerda a los amorosos de Sabines: buscan los angeles felicidad sin nunca encontrarla, pues encontrarla equivaldría a perderla sin remedio. Muy recomendable esta novela, en apariencia modesta, pero que en realidad rasca con saña exquisita en nuestros más íntimos deseos y frustraciones domésticas.» Javier Munguía, Revista de Letras

ENGLISH DESCRIPTION Ricardo, at an early age, sees his life-long dream fulfilled: to stay in Paris. yet an come across with a old flame will switch every thing. The younger woman, adventurer, pragmatic, depraved, calculating, and mischievous, will drag him out of his small global of objectives. this can be the tale of the intimate love that occupies greater than 3 a long time of Ricardo’s existence, and it's also a desirable story touring via Europe, South the US, and Japan. Starring within the backdrop are Peru’s background from 1950 to 1987 and its swinging from democracy to dictatorship; Paris within the sixties and its nice philosophers Sartre and Camus; the last decade of the 70s in London, the delivery of a brand new tradition, medicinal drugs, track, hippies, freedom of affection; Japan’s massive broker lords, and, ultimately, Spain midway in the course of the 80s. growing an admirable stress among comedy and tragedy, Mario Vargas Llosa performs with fact and fiction to unencumber a narrative within which love offers itself as indefinable, proprietor of 1000 faces, like the mischievous lady. ardour and distance, likelihood and future, ache and pleasure... that's the real face of love?

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A Reason to Be Alone (The Camdyn Series) (Volume 2)

By Christina Coryell

"Maybe taking myself heavily is a foul suggestion, besides. I suggest, the possibilities of me tripping or doing whatever both clumsy are beautiful excessive. Why not only supply in and begin off with a laid again angle within the first place?" - Camdyn Taylor

Camdyn Taylor ultimately is familiar with the place she belongs, and he or she is set to plant her roots in Tennessee soil as she readies herself for a existence with the good-looking and beguiling Cole Parker.

The stresses of publishing points in time and surroundings adjustments are in the back of her, yet a flurry of marriage ceremony arrangements have taken their position. upload to family members that by surprise wishes her, in addition to a brand new set of neighbors made up our minds to aid her event the entire neighborhood customs, and issues are guaranteed to get attention-grabbing. With Camdyn concerned, there is additionally an excellent chance that each scenario may possibly ultimately bring about humiliation.

in the course of all of the pleasure, Camdyn realizes she does not understand the guy of her goals in addition to she inspiration she did. With ghosts from the previous stoning up at each flip, their tomorrows without warning seem to be a bit shaky. In the entire chaos, they are going to eventually need to come to a decision whether or not they locate themselves looking for a cause to be by myself.

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