Determined to marry a well-bred Englishwoman, the Duke of Trent instead, after a steamy encounter, finds himself drawn to adventuresome American heiress Merry Pelford, who has infamously jilted two fiancés and is on the run from her third.
In 1305 Scotland, dragon shifter Cathal MacAlasdair makes a devil’s bargain with alchemist Sophia Metzger, who needs his dragon scales. This leads to explosive passion that neither of them can—or want to—control.
Gabe Fierro is a firefighter—and a phoenix. Like his brothers, his biggest challenge is finding a woman open-minded enough to accept a shapeshifter into her life. When his boyhood friend asks him to watch over his little sister Misty, he reluctantly agrees. But when the bank where she works gets held up, the two of them end up locked in the bank's vault...where things get steamier than either of them ever imagined.
Birch Callahan, who runs a women's shelter and does not want a man in her life, finds her better judgment clouded by her attraction to her new neighbor, Niall MacKeage, a police officer who acts like he is from the twelfth century.
While investigating suspicious wolves in a national park, Law Enforcement Park Ranger and werewolf Eric Silver encounters forester Pepper Greystock, an un-mated, she-wolf pack leader, who, after being burned by one too many alphas, refuses to give him the time of day.
When Hollywood moguls and stars want privacy, they head to the exclusive Burning Cove Hotel. It's where reporter Irene Glasson finds herself staring down at a beautiful actress at the bottom of a pool.
t’s not every day that a beautiful naked woman falls out of the sky and lands face-first on grizzly shifter Berg Dunn’s hotel balcony. And then she’s gone, taking his XXXL heart with her. By the time he figures out she’s a honey badger shifter, it’s too late.
Control. Precision. Family. These are the principles that drive Silver Mercant. Wildness and chaos are the last things she needs in her life. But that's exactly what Valentin Nikolaev, alpha of the StoneWater bear clan, brings with him when he comes to protect her from factions that would bring her down. When a shadow assassin almost succeeds in poisoning Silver, the stakes become deadly serious.
Elisabeth McCartney returns to her centuries-old family home--never dreaming a threshold would take her 100 years back into the past. Elisabeth wasn't prepared to be thrust into a Victorian world. Nor was she prepared for the emotional pull she felt for widower Jonathan Fortner and his daughter, Trista.
Libby Shaw is determined to become a member of Edinburgh's all-male Royal College of Surgeons. Disguising herself as a man, she fools everyone--except the one man who has never forgotten the shape of her lips. Ziyaeddin is secretly the exiled prince of a distant realm. When Libby asks his help to hide her identity, Ziyaeddin agrees on one condition: she must sit for him to paint. But what begins as a daring scheme could send them both hurtling toward danger and an unparalleled love.
Laying low after stealing from a congressman in a big heist, shape-shifting thief Dreya finds herself at the mercy of a sexy cop who offers her a deal she cannot not refuse as they are forced to work together.
Charity impersonates her deceased husband, Mr. Robbie Selby, while escorting her sister-in-law Louisa in search of a proper suitor. Alistair, the Marquess of Pembroke, is charmed by Robbie. Could he take to wife a woman who dresses and lives as a man even though she is all woman underneath? A delightful book with beautiful character development, emotional thrills, and a swoon-worthy courtship.
Mistaken by his betrothed as a pauper instead of a prince, Prince Thabiso, the sole heir to the throne of Thesolo, decides to keep his real identity a secret as he experiences life and love with Naledi Smith—until the truth comes out, which changes everything.
DCI Nelson has been receiving threatening letters. They are anonymous, yet reminiscent of ones he has received in the past, from the person who drew him into a case that's haunted him for years. At the same time, Ruth receives a letter purporting to be from that very same person--her former mentor, and the reason she first started working with Nelson. But the author of those letters is dead. Or is he?
A witty and emotionally charged novel that delves into the heart of a marriage, and how those we love and think we know best can sometimes surprise us the most. Little does Sylvie suspect where Project Surprise Me will lead.
A dynamic children’s novel in verse with striking graphic novel panels, it's a companion to his Newbery Award winning The Crossover. But this time Chuck Bell takes center stage as readers see how he became the jazz music worshipping basketball star his sons look up to.
Discover how phones and apps are designed to be addictive and learn how the time we spend on them damages our abilities to focus, think deeply, and form new memories. You'll then make customized changes to your settings, apps, environment, and mindset that will ultimately enable you to take back control of your life.
British police detective, Jan Reyna, returns to the Faroes Islands to visit his estranged father who has been stricken by a stroke. He arrives to find his father at the center of a rare island mystery. Looking for answers, Reyna falls in with local detective Hjalti Hentze. This one is a winner for fans of both Scandinavian and British procedurals with many unexpected twists en route to the satisfying ending.
In a novel unlike anything he has written before, John Grisham takes us on an incredible journey, from the Jim Crow South to the jungles of the Philippines; from an insane asylum to the Clanton courtroom where a defense attorney tries desperately to save his client. Reminiscent of the finest tradition of Southern Gothic storytelling, The Reckoning would not be complete without Grisham's signature layers of legal suspense, and he delivers on every page.
When their picture-perfect Cotswold village family life is shattered by a tragic Easter weekend, four siblings pursue separate adult lives before a reunion at their childhood home reveals astonishing truths.
Meeting the son of an Oklahoma City bombing victim who lost contact with, the daughter of another bombing victim, Ashley struggles to help the man find the girl at the same time she tries to get her husband to understand why she feels strongly compelled to get involved.
Jack Sheppard and Edgeworth Bess were the most notorious thieves, jailbreakers, and lovers of eighteenth-century London. Yet no one knows the true story; their confessions have never been found. Until now. A scholar named Dr. Voth discovers a long-lost manuscript--a gender-defying exposé of Jack and Bess's adventures, but is it an authentic autobiography or a hoax?
A sophisticated page-turner about a wealthy New York family embroiled in a financial scandal with cataclysmic consequences. Paul Ross accepts a job working on the legal team for his billionaire father-in-law's hedge fund and must determine where his loyalties ultimately lie when a huge scandal and a regulatory investigation threatens the family business.
Milne is a household name, thanks to his beloved children’s stories, but he was never able to enjoy the fame they brought him. He resented their overshadowing of everything else he wrote and his son grew to loathe his famous father, accusing him of exploiting his childhood. This book delves into the life of Milne to shed light on new places, and tell stories untold.
This heartfelt saga traces the life of Cyril Avery beginning with his dramatic birth to an unmarried teenager and adoption by an eccentric Irish couple. We visit Cyril every seven years as he comes to terms with himself and his country; an absorbing book that will make you both laugh and cry.
Kamala Khan, a Pakistani American girl from Jersey City who lives a conservative Muslim lifestyle with her family, suddenly acquires superhuman powers and, despite the pressures of school and home, tries to use her abilities to help her community.
The students in Class 3-E of Kunugigaoka Junior High have an alien octopus teacher with bizarre powers and unlimited strength, who's just destroyed the moon and is threatening to destroy the earth--unless they can kill him first! This battle shonen is full of mind games and plots!
On the Tuscarora Reservation, Carson dreams of forming a rock band, and Maggi longs to create her own artwork instead of the traditional beadwork that her family sells to tourists--but tensions are rising between the reservation and the surrounding communities. Somehow, Carson and Maggi have to make a place for themselves.
Michael Vey, a fourteen-year old who has Tourette's syndrome and special electric powers, finds there are others like him, and must rely on his powers to save himself and the others from a diabolical group seeking to control them.
What if you lived in a world where your physical size was directly related to your wealth? The poorest of the poor are the size of rats, and billionaires are the size of skyscrapers. A brilliant, warm, funny trip by two young 'littlepoors" through a dystopian world. Inequality is made very real by an adventure and tragedy both hilarious and heartbreaking.
When an alchemical ritual goes awry causing Edward Elric to lose limbs and his brother to become trapped in a suit of armor, Edward begins a quest to recover the one thing that can restore them, the legendary Philosopher's Stone.
The first time the Nightmares came, it nearly cost Alice her life. Now she's trained to battle monstrous creatures in the dark dream realm known as Wonderland with magic weapons and hardcore fighting skills. Yet even warriors have a curfew.
On the eve of the San Francisco Earthquake of 1906, Mercy Wong--daughter of Chinese immigrants--is struggling to hold her own among the spoiled heiresses at prestigious St. Clare's School. When tragedy strikes, everyone must band together in this extraordinary tale of survival.
Nick thinks her sister Dara is just playing around when she disappears on her birthday. But when nine-year-old Madeline Snow disappears shortly after, Nick thinks there might be a connection in this compelling novel of intrigue, loss, and suspicion.
Three teens, Courtney, Jupiter and Rae, in a complex love triangle navigate a fine line between friendship and romantic love. An illuminating exploration of old friendships, new crushes, and the path to self-discovery.
What if nothing was as it seemed? What if the ground beneath your feet was not made of solid earth and stone but had been hollowed into hundreds of tunnels and passageways? What if there were mysterious forces in these tunnels, mere inches below you as you sit in class or eat a banana?.
Airplanes are amazing! Many kids are fascinated by the way they zoom through the sky at lightening speeds. This book teaches young artists about some of the world's coolest planes ever, and then how to draw their very own version of it.
When a new boy named Stanley arrives in Stella's class, she really wants to be his friend, but sometimes Stella accidentally speaks Spanish instead of English. Based on the author's experiences growing up Mexican-American.
Three students are chosen to compete for a ten thousand-dollar scholarship, solving clues that lead them to various locations around Chicago. It's only by secretly joining forces and using their unique talents that the trio is able to uncover the truth behind the Ambrose Deception.
Telling fibs in order to fit in better with her wealthier peers, 12-year-old Aru Shah spends her school break at the Museum of Ancient Indian Art and Culture, where her decision to light a cursed lamp unwittingly releases an ancient demon.
Entering the world's greatest pizza-eating contest after secretly putting thousands of dollars onto his mother's credit card, a young competitive eater finds his efforts complicated by family denial about his younger brother's autism.
Jorge is big enough that nobody really messes with him, but he's also a genuinely sweet guy with a solid, reliable group of friends. When the group dynamic among the boys starts to shift, will Jorge be able to balance what his friends expect of him versus what he actually wants?
Colourful, die-cut dots and playful, grooved paths encourage little fingers to move and explore In a format unlike any other. Seeing the image, tracing its shape, saying its name: these modes of perception combine to stimulate understanding of essential concepts.