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See me just as I see you Colin Hancock is giving his second chance his best shot With a history of violence and bad decisions behind him and the threat of prison dogging his every step he s determined to walk a straight line To Colin that means applying himself single-mindedly toward his teaching degree and avoiding everything that proved destructive in his earlier life Reminding himself daily of his hard-earned lessons the last thing he is looking for is a serious relationship Maria Sanchez the hardworking daughter of Mexican immigrants is the picture of conventional success With a degree from Duke Law School and a job at a prestigious firm in Wilmington she is a dark-haired beauty with a seemingly flawless professional track record And yet Maria has a traumatic history of her own one that compelled her to return to her hometown and left her questioning so much of what she once believed A chance encounter on a rain-swept road will alter the course of both Colin and Maria s lives challenging deeply held assumptions about each other and ultimately themselves As love unexpectedly takes hold between them they dare to envision what a future together could possibly look like until menacing reminders of events in Maria s past begin to... surface As a series of threatening incidents wreaks chaos in Maria s life Maria and Colin will be tested in increasingly terrifying ways Will demons from their past destroy the tenuous relationship they ve begun to build or will their love protect them even in the darkest hour Rich in emotion and fueled with suspense SEE ME reminds us that love is sometimes forged in the crises that threaten to shatter us and that those who see us for who we truly are may not always be the ones easiest to recognize more
When one story ends another begins After You is the Charming sequel to Me Before You People Magazine We all lose what we love at some point but in her poignant funny way Moyes reminds us that even if it s not always happy there is an ever after Miami Herald How do you move on after losing the person you loved How do you build a life worth living Louisa Clark is no longer just an ordinary girl living an ordinary life After the transformative six months spent with Will Traynor she is struggling without him When an extraordinary accident forces Lou to return home to her family she can t help but feel she s right back where she started Her body heals but Lou herself knows that she needs to be kick-started back to life Which is how she ends up in a church basement with the members of the Moving On support group who share insights laughter frustrations and terrible cookies They will also lead her to the strong capable Sam Fielding the paramedic whose business is life and death and the one man who might be able to understand her Then a figure from Will s past appears and hijacks all her plans propelling her into a very different future For Lou Clark life after Will Traynor means learning to fall in love again with all the risks that... brings But here Jojo Moyes gives us two families as real as our own whose joys and sorrows will touch you deeply and where both changes and surprises await After You is quintessential Jojo Moyes a novel that will make you laugh cry and rejoice at being back in the world she creates Here she does what few novelists can do revisits beloved characters and takes them to places neither they nor we ever expected more
See the world of Fifty Shades of Grey anew through the eyes of Christian Grey In Christian s own words and through his thoughts reflections and dreams E L James offers a fresh perspective on the love story that has enthralled millions of readers around the world Christian Grey exercises control in all things his world is neat disciplined and utterly empty until the day that Anastasia Steele falls into his office in a tangle of shapely limbs and tumbling brown hair He tries to forget her but instead is swept up in a storm of emotion he cannot comprehend and cannot resist Unlike any woman he has known before shy unworldly Ana seems to see right through him past the business prodigy and the penthouse lifestyle to Christian s cold wounded heart Will being with Ana dispel the horrors of his childhood that haunt Christian every night Or will his dark sexual desires his compulsion to control and the self-loathing that fills his soul drive this girl away and destroy the fragile hope she offers him This book is intended for mature audiences
Something big is brewing in Trenton N J and it could blow at any minute Stephanie Plum might not be the world s greatest bounty hunter but she knows when she s being played Ken Globovic aka Gobbles hailed as the Supreme Exalted Zookeeper of the animal house known as Zeta fraternity has been arrested for beating up the dean of students at Kiltman College Gobbles has missed his court date and gone into hiding People have seen him on campus but no one will talk Things just aren t adding up and Stephanie can t shake the feeling that something funny is going on at the college and it s not just Zeta fraternity pranks As much as people love Gobbles they hate Doug Linken When Linken is gunned down in his backyard it s good riddance and the list of possible murder suspects is long The only people who care about finding Linken s killer are Trenton cop Joe Morelli who has been assigned the case security expert Ranger who was hired to protect Linken and Stephanie who has her eye on a cash prize and hopefully has some tricks up her sleeve
Eve Dallas tracks a couple whose passion is fueled by cold brutality in the newest crime thriller from the 1 New York Times bestselling author of Obsession in Death and Festive in Death When Lieutenant Eve Dallas examines a body in a downtown Manhattan alleyway the victim s injuries are so extensive that she almost misses the clue Carved into the skin is the shape of a heart and initials inside reading E and D Ella-Loo and her boyfriend Darryl had been separated while Darryl was a guest of the state of Oklahoma and now that his sentence has been served they don t ever intend to part again Ella-Loo s got dreams And Darryl believes there are better ways to achieve your dreams than working for them So they hit the road and when their car breaks down in Arkansas they make plans to take someone else s Then things get messy and they wind up killing someone an experience that stokes a fierce wild desire in Ella-Loo A desire for Darryl And a desire to kill again As they cross state lines on their way to New York to find the life they think they deserve they will leave a trail of evil behind them But now they ve landed in the jurisdiction of Lieutenant Dallas and her team at the New York Police and Security Department And with her husband... Roarke at her side she has every intention of hunting them down and giving them what they truly deserve more
The beloved New York Times bestseller with more than five million copies sold The stunning sequel After You is available now They had nothing in common until love gave them everything to lose Louisa Clark is an ordinary girl living an exceedingly ordinary life steady boyfriend close family who has barely been farther afield than their tiny village She takes a badly needed job working for ex Master of the Universe Will Traynor who is wheelchair bound after an accident Will has always lived a huge life big deals extreme sports worldwide travel and now he s pretty sure he cannot live the way he is Will is acerbic moody bossy but Lou refuses to treat him with kid gloves and soon his happiness means more to her than she expected When she learns that Will has shocking plans of his own she sets out to show him that life is still worth living A Love Story for this generation Me Before You brings to life two people who couldn t have less in common a heartbreakingly romantic novel that asks What do you do when making the person you love happy also means breaking your own heart
The second holiday love story in New York Times bestselling author Richard Paul Evans s Mistletoe Collection At thirty-two Kimberly Rossetti a finance officer at a Lexus car dealership has had her heart broken more times than she wants to remember With two failed engagements a divorce and again alone with no prospects she hardly seems the type to dream of being a published romance author Dreading another holiday alone she signs up for The Mistletoe Retreat a nine-day writing retreat in Burlington VT Deep inside Kimberly knows she s at a junction in her life and it s time to either fulfill her dream or let it go The other reason she decides to attend the conference is because famed romance writer H T Cowell once the best selling romance writer in America and the author whose books instilled in her the desire to be a writer will be speaking in public for the first time in more than a decade In one of her breakout sessions Kimberly meets another aspiring writer and one of the few men at the conference Zeke an intelligent man with a wry wit who seems as interested in Kimberly as he is in the retreat As Kimberly begins to open up to him about her stories and dreams she inadvertently reveals her own troubled past As Zeke helps her to... discover why her books fail to live up to their potential she begins to wonder if he s really talking more about her life than her literature But as she grows closer to him she realizes that Zeke has his own darkness a past he s unwilling to talk about The theme of The Mistletoe Inn is that like literature relationships must be lived with passion and vulnerability to succeed more
Monsieur Perdu can prescribe the perfect book for a broken heart But can he fix his own Monsieur Perdu calls himself a literary apothecary From his floating bookstore in a barge on the Seine he prescribes novels for the hardships of life Using his intuitive feel for the exact book a reader needs Perdu mends broken hearts and souls The only person he can t seem to heal through literature is himself he s still haunted by heartbreak after his great love disappeared She left him with only a letter which he has never opened After Perdu is finally tempted to read the letter he hauls anchor and departs on a mission to the south of France hoping to make peace with his loss and discover the end of the story Joined by a bestselling but blocked author and a lovelorn Italian chef Perdu travels along the country s rivers dispensing his wisdom and his books showing that the literary world can take the human soul on a journey to heal itself Internationally bestselling and filled with warmth and adventure The Little Paris Bookshop is a love letter to books meant for anyone who believes in the power of stories to shape people s lives
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
By the 1 New York Times bestselling author behind the Starz original series The White Queen a riveting new Tudor tale featuring King Henry VIII s sixth wife Kateryn Parr the first English queen to publish under her own name Why would a woman marry a serial killer Because she cannot refuse Kateryn Parr a thirty-year-old widow in a secret affair with a new lover has no choice when a man old enough to be her father who has buried four wives King Henry VIII commands her to marry him Kateryn has no doubt about the danger she faces the previous queen lasted sixteen months the one before barely half a year But Henry adores his new bride and Kateryn s trust in him grows as she unites the royal family creates a radical study circle at the heart of the court and rules the kingdom as Regent But is this enough to keep her safe A leader of religious reform and the first woman to publish in English Kateryn stands out as an independent woman with a mind of her own But she cannot save the Protestants under threat for their faith and Henry s dangerous gaze turns on her The traditional churchmen and rivals for power accuse her of heresy the punishment is death by fire and the king s name is on the warrant From an author who has described all of... Henry s queens comes a deeply intimate portrayal of the last a woman who longed for passion power and education at the court of a medieval killer more