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The extraordinary new novel by the 1 New York Times bestselling author of The Collector Shelby Foxworth lost her husband Then she lost her illusions The man who took her from Tennessee to an exclusive Philadelphia suburb left her in crippling debt He was an adulterer and a liar and when Shelby tracks down his safe-deposit box she finds multiple IDs The man she loved wasn t just dead He never really existed Shelby takes her three-year-old daughter and heads south to seek comfort in her hometown where she meets someone new Griff Lott a successful contractor But her husband had secrets she has yet to discover Even in this small town surrounded by loved ones danger is closer than she knows and threatens Griff as well And an attempted murder is only the beginning
FIFTY SHADES OF GREY IS NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURENow available as a three-volume paperback boxed set E L James s New York Times 1 bestselling trilogy has been hailed by Entertainment Weekly as being in a class by itself Beginning with the GoodReads Choice Award Romance Finalist Fifty Shades of Grey the Fifty Shades Trilogy will obsess you possess you and stay with you forever This boxed set includes the following novels FIFTY SHADES OF GREY When college student Anastasia Steele goes to interview young entrepreneur Christian Grey she encounters a man who is beautiful brilliant and intimidating The unworldly Ana realizes she wants this man and Grey admits he wants her too but on his own terms When the couple embarks on a daring passionately physical affair Ana discovers Christian s secrets and explores her own desires FIFTY SHADES DARKER Daunted by Christian s dark secrets and singular tastes Ana has broken off their relationship to start a new career But desire for Christian still dominates her every waking thought They rekindle their searing sensual affair and while Christian wrestles with his inner demons Ana is forced to make the most important decision of her life FIFTY SHADES FREED Now Ana and Christian have it all love... passion intimacy wealth and a world of possibilities for their future But Ana knows that loving her Fifty Shades will not be easy and that being together will pose challenges that neither of them would anticipate Just when it seems that their strength together will eclipse any obstacle misfortune malice and fate conspire to turn Ana s deepest fears into reality This book is intended for mature audiences more
1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER NOW A STARZ ORIGINAL SERIES Unrivaled storytelling Unforgettable characters Rich historical detail These are the hallmarks of Diana Gabaldon s work Her New York Times bestselling Outlander novels have earned the praise of critics and captured the hearts of millions of fans Here is the story that started it all introducing two remarkable characters Claire Randall and Jamie Fraser in a spellbinding novel of passion and history that combines exhilarating adventure with a love story for the ages OUTLANDER The year is 1945 Claire Randall a former combat nurse is just back from the war and reunited with her husband on a second honeymoon when she walks through a standing stone in one of the ancient circles that dot the British Isles Suddenly she is a Sassenach an outlander in a Scotland torn by war and raiding border clans in the year of Our Lord 1743 Hurled back in time by forces she cannot understand Claire is catapulted into the intrigues of lairds and spies that may threaten her life and shatter her heart For here James Fraser a gallant young Scots warrior shows her a love so absolute that Claire becomes a woman torn between fidelity and desire and between two vastly different men in two irreconcilable... lives Praise for Diana Gabaldon s Outlander novels Marvelous and fantastic adventures romance sex perfect escape reading San Francisco Chronicle on Outlander History comes deliciously alive on the page New York Daily News on Outlander Gabaldon is a born storyteller The pages practically turn themselves The Arizona Republic on Dragonfly in Amber Triumphant Her use of historical detail and a truly adult love story confirm Gabaldon as a superior writer Publishers Weekly on Voyager Unforgettable characters richly embroidered with historical detail The Cincinnati Post on Drums of Autumn A grand adventure written on a canvas that probes the heart weighs the soul and measures the human spirit across centuries CNN on The Fiery Cross The large scope of the novel allows Gabaldon to do what she does best paint in exquisite detail the lives of her characters Booklist on A Breath of Snow and Ashes Features all the passion and swashbuckling that fans of this historical fantasy series have come to expect People on Written in My Own Heart s BloodFrom the Hardcover edition more
Now in paperback the international bestselling romantic comedy bursting with warmth emotional depth and humor Entertainment Weekly featuring the oddly charming socially challenged genetics professor Don as he seeks true love The art of love is never a science Meet Don Tillman a brilliant yet socially inept professor of genetics who s decided it s time he found a wife In the orderly evidence-based manner with which Don approaches all things he designs the Wife Project to find his perfect partner a sixteen-page scientifically valid survey to filter out the drinkers the smokers the late arrivers Rosie Jarman possesses all these qualities Don easily disqualifies her as a candidate for The Wife Project even if she is quite intelligent for a barmaid But Don is intrigued by Rosie s own quest to identify her biological father When an unlikely relationship develops as they collaborate on The Father Project Don is forced to confront the spontaneous whirlwind that is Rosie and the realization that despite your best scientific efforts you don t find love it finds you Arrestingly endearing and entirely unconventional Graeme Simsion s distinctive debut navigates the choppy waters of adult relationships both romantic and platonic with a fresh... take USA TODAY Filled with humor and plenty of heart The Rosie Project is a delightful reminder that all of us no matter how we re wired just want to fit in Chicago Tribune more
In the tradition of his beloved first novel The Notebook 1 New York Times bestselling author Nicholas Sparks returns with the remarkable story of two couples whose lives intersect in profound and surprising ways Ira Levinson is in trouble Ninety-one years old and stranded and injured after a car crash he struggles to retain consciousness until a blurry image materializes beside him his beloved wife Ruth who passed away nine years ago Urging him to hang on she forces him to remain alert by recounting the stories of their lifetime together - how they met the precious paintings they collected together the dark days of WWII and its effect on them and their families Ira knows that Ruth can t possibly be in the car with him but he clings to her words and his memories reliving the sorrows and everyday joys that defined their marriage A few miles away at a local bull-riding event a Wake Forest College senior s life is about to change Recovering from a recent break-up Sophia Danko meets a young cowboy named Luke who bears little resemblance to the privileged frat boys she has encountered at school Through Luke Sophia is introduced to a world in which the stakes of survival and success ruin and reward -- even life and death - loom large in... everyday life As she and Luke fall in love Sophia finds herself imagining a future far removed from her plans -- a future that Luke has the power to rewrite if the secret he s keeping doesn t destroy it first Ira and Ruth Sophia and Luke Two couples who have little in common and who are separated by years and experience Yet their lives will converge with unexpected poignancy reminding us all that even the most difficult decisions can yield extraordinary journeys beyond despair beyond death to the farthest reaches of the human heart more
Two brothers bound by more than blood fight to change a brutal destiny in the heart-wrenching new novel of the Black Dagger Brotherhood by 1 New York Times bestselling author J R Ward Trez Latimer doesn t really exist And not just because the identity was created so that a Shadow could function in the underbelly of the human world Sold by his parents to the Queen of the S Hsibe as a child Trez escaped the Territory and has been a pimp and an enforcer in Caldwell NY for years- all the while on the run from a destiny of sexual servitude He s never had anyone he could totally rely on except for his brother iAm iAm s sole goal has always been to keep his brother from self-destructing- and he knows he s failed It s not until the Chosen Serena enters Trez s life that the male begins to turn things around but by then it s too late The pledge to mate the Queen s daughter comes due and there is nowhere to run nowhere to hide and no negotiating Trapped between his heart and a fate he never volunteered for Trez must decide whether to endanger himself and others- or forever leave behind the female he s in love with But then an unimaginable tragedy strikes and changes everything Staring out over an emotional abyss Trez must find a reason to... go on or risk losing himself and his soul forever And iAm in the name of brotherly love is faced with making the ultimate sacrifice more
Funny tender and moving The Storied Life of A J Fikry reminds us all exactly why we read and why we love A J Fikry s life is not at all what he expected it to be He lives alone his bookstore is experiencing the worst sales in its history and now his prized possession a rare collection of Poe poems has been stolen But when a mysterious package appears at the bookstore its unexpected arrival gives Fikry the chance to make his life over--and see everything anew This novel has humor romance a touch of suspense but most of all love--love of books and bookish people and really all of humanity in its imperfect glory -- Eowyn Ivey author of The Snow Child Marvelously optimistic about the future of books and bookstores and the people who love both -- The Washington Post You won t want it to end -- Family Circle A natural for book groups -- Richmond Times-Dispatch A reader s paradise of the first order -- The Buffalo News A fun page-turning delight -- Minneapolis Star Tribune Captures the joy of connecting people and books Irresistible -- Booklist A wonderful moving endearing story of redemption and transformation that will sing in your heart for a very very long time -- Garth Stein author of The Art of Racing in the Rain Readers who... delighted in The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry and Letters from Skye will be equally captivated by this novel Library Journal starred reviewmore
From the author of Outlander a magnificent epic that once again sweeps us back in time to the drama and passion of 18th-century Scotland For twenty years Claire Randall has kept her secrets But now she is returning with her grown daughter to Scotland s majestic mist-shrouded hills Here Claire plans to reveal a truth as stunning as the events that gave it birth about the mystery of an ancient circle of standing stones about a love that transcends the boundaries of time and about James Fraser a Scottish warrior whose gallantry once drew a young Claire from the security of her century to the dangers of his Now a legacy of blood and desire will test her beautiful copper-haired daughter Brianna as Claire s spellbinding journey of self-discovery continues in the intrigue-ridden Paris court of Charles Stuart in a race to thwart a doomed Highlands uprising and in a desperate fight to save both the child and the man she loves
The award-winning genre-defining debut from 1 bestselling author of The Fault in Our StarsWinner of the Michael L Printz AwardLos Angeles Times Book Prize FinalistNew York Times bestsellerBefore Miles Pudge Halter is done with his safe life at home His whole life has been one big non-event and his obsession with famous last words has only made him crave the Great Perhaps even more Francois Rabelais poet He heads off to the sometimes crazy and anything-but-boring world of Culver Creek Boarding School and his life becomes the opposite of safe Because down the hall is Alaska Young The gorgeous clever funny sexy self-destructive screwed up and utterly fascinating Alaska Young She is an event unto herself She pulls Pudge into her world launches him into the Great Perhaps and steals his heart Then After Nothing is ever the same
MORE THAN 100 MILLION COPIES SOLD WORLDWIDEFIFTY SHADES OF GREY IS NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTUREDaunted by the singular tastes and dark secrets of the beautiful tormented young entrepreneur Christian Grey Anastasia Steele has broken off their relationship to start a new career with a Seattle publishing house But desire for Christian still dominates her every waking thought and when he proposes a new arrangement Anastasia cannot resist They rekindle their searing sensual affair and Anastasia learns more about the harrowing past of her damaged driven and demanding Fifty Shades While Christian wrestles with his inner demons Anastasia must confront the anger and envy of the women who came before her and make the most important decision of her life This book is intended for mature audiences