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Shy, artistic Tera can't wait to attend a prestigious art school in France to prove to her famous artist father that she can make something of herself. But Tera's hopes for the future explode when the police arrest her dad for an unspeakable crime. Her father's arrest must be a mistake, so Tera goes into action, sacrificing her future at art school to pay for his defense. Meanwhile, she falls head over heels for Joey, a rebel musician who makes her feel wanted and asks no questions about her past. Joey helps Tera forget her troubles, but he brings a whole new set of problems to Tera's already complicated life. Then, to make matters worse, as her relationship with Joey deepens and as her dad's hotshot lawyer builds a defense, fractures begin to appear in Tera's childhood memories--fractures that make her wonder: could her father be guilty? And whether he's guilty or innocent, can she find a way to step out of the shadows of her father's reputation and walk free? Can she stop him, guilty or innocent, from tainting the only future she ever wanted? A Work of Art is a deeply felt story about self-image, self-deception, and the terrible moment that comes when we have to face the whole truth about the myths of our childhoods.
Party girl and standout wide receiver Jillian Bell sees no problem with her "no rules" lifestyle as long as she's scoring on the field. But her sexy new offensive coordinator doesn't see it that way.Former marine turned successful restaurateur Carter Howl agreed to whip his father's undisciplined women's full-tackle football team into shape out of guilt. But the job comes with more trouble than he bargained for thanks to one spitfire of a wide receiver who challenges his every play.When Jillian's little sister begs her to come back to their small-minded hometown and be on her best behavior at a family event, she unexpectedly enlists prim and proper Carter to help her keep her cool. But two days and one pretend engagement later, this straight-laced former soldier is doing all sorts of things he normally wouldn't. Is the wrong girl the right girl for him?Sensuality Level: Sensual
As a wide receiver for the Cleveland Clash, Tanya Martin is tough inside and out. The 5'9" beauty can take a hit and keep on going. But when the man she was best friends with - and secretly in love with - in high school comes home the same day she learns her father's gym is in financial trouble, she's unexpectedly blindsided.Super Bowl MVP Cam Simmons is only back in town to convince his mom to move out of her failing neighborhood and live in luxury with him in Boston. But running into Tanya stirs up plenty of old feelings he never resolved. He was happy to leave his old life behind him when he hit the NFL, but walking away from their friendship was a mistake he wants to rectify.As they work together to help save her dad's gym, Cam and Tanya's easy camaraderie and undeniable chemistry resurface. But can she open up enough to trust him with her heart a second time around?Sensuality Level: Sensual
The last time Claude Fortier fell for a woman, a vengeful demon named Gulielmus killed her while she slept. Even worse? That demon happened to be his father.Nearly 200 years later, Claude's lover is back . . . sort of. Gail Colvard may have been born with his sweet Laurette's soul, but her new-and-improved incarnation is a witch who isn't taking any mess - not from him, and not from dear old dad, either. Unfortunately, it isn't just Gulielmus she needs to worry about.When an enemy intent on upsetting the balance of power in the supernatural world targets Gail, Claude fears he's doomed to lose her again. And this time, it'll be for good. Can love truly conquer evil?Don't miss the thrilling conclusion to the Sons of Gulielmus series.Sensuality Level: Sensual
As a kid, Ramona always loved visiting the McInney family next door. They provided comfort that her own household never could. Plus, she always had a thing for Scott McInney . . . the boy who knew all her secrets . . . the boy who up and married her twin sister, Vanessa, instead. Scott broke Ramona's heart.Now that Ramona and Scott are all grown up, things aren't going well for the McInney family. Mrs. McInney is in a coma after a cruel twist of fate, and Vanessa ran off soon after the wedding. No one knows where she is or why she left. Now it's Scott's turn to be heartbroken.Before things can get any worse, Mrs. McInney wakes up in her hospital bed. She's groggy and confused, but she's going to be okay. The only problem is that her heart is still weak, and any shocking news could prove fatal. Scott knows he can't tell her about his wife's disappearance, at least not right now. There's only one thing he can do: ask Ramona to pose as her sister - his wife - at least until things calm down.Ramona thinks she can handle the charade. All she has to do is suppress all those years of pining, and infatuation . . . and love. It's easier said than done, though, because the more time she spends with the handsome boy next door, the more she realizes that she can't keep her hands off him.Sensuality Level: Behind Closed Doors
Janiyah Henderson may be an adult, but her dad doesn't see it that way. Granted, she's enjoying her post-college life of little-to-no responsibility, but when her dad announces at a family meeting that she can't handle working a "real job," there's only one thing to do: land a desk job and prove him wrong. When her brother's best friend, Fredrick Jenkins, needs a new assistant, she knows she's the perfect candidate. So what if she's had a crush on the conservative accountant since she was nine? She's the last woman Freddy would fall for.But Fredrick is far from impervious to Janiyah's charms. Though he can't help but be attracted to her, he knows Janiyah is more interested in eating his cereal and teasing him than viewing him as more than the good guy next door. When he offers her the job, he can't imagine her giving up her late mornings and colorful outfits for 8:00 a.m. meetings and pantyhose for too long. But as Janiyah excels as his employee, he fears he's in danger of falling hard for a woman he shouldn't care for.Pretty soon the attraction they've tried to ignore boils to the surface. And after Fredrick shows Janiyah the man behind the numbers, she's ready to show him that she's just the type of woman he needs.Sensuality Level: Sensual
"Every story in the book is interesting, and Lewis includes a 'bonus fact' at the end of each story, which is a mini mind bender on its own." --BoingBoing "A mind-tickling encyclopedia...Now I Know is a treat in its entirety...an oasis of learning about what you don't yet know...but are glad you found." --Brain Pickings Dan Lewis, creator of the Webby Award-winning Now I Know newsletter, is back with 101 unbelievable-but-true stories to blow your mind. Get ready to find out the real deal behind a new collection of fascinating facts. From pink camouflaged fighter planes to secret Harry Potter characters, Now I Know More covers everything from history and science to sports and pop culture. You'll learn about made-up towns that made their way onto real maps, the time three MLB teams squared off in a single game, and ninety-nine more curious cases of remarkable trivia. And it's all true. With this book, you really will know more!
Coffee has never been better--or cooler! Ever wonder what goes into making the perfect cup of coffee? There's more to it than you think, and a new breed of coffee nerds has transformed the cheap, gritty sludge your parents drink into the coolest food trend around, with an obsessive commitment to sourcing, roasting, and preparation that has taken the drink to delicious new heights. Coffee Nerd details the history behind the beans and helps you navigate the exciting and sometimes intimidating new wave of coffee. From finding obscure Japanese brewing equipment to recipes and techniques for brewing amazing coffee at home, you'll increase your geek cred--and discover a whole new world of coffee possibilities. Whether you are looking to refine your French-press recipe or just can't survive a morning without a handcrafted latte, this book is sure to stimulate you as you pore over the art of preparing an incredibly smooth cup of coffee.
Rediscover the benefits of a real-life social network! Although today's technology allows you to communicate with people all over the globe, it can also leave you feeling disconnected and unhappy in the real world. The Loneliness Cure helps you rediscover the power of socializing in person and finally find the affection you've been longing for. Written by communication expert Kory Floyd, PhD, this valuable guide offers six compelling strategies for attracting more intimacy into your relationships and everyday life. This guidebook details the causes of affection hunger, helps you assess your needs, and shows you how to build genuine connections to those around you. Whether you're looking to get the undivided attention of a friend, reconnect physically with a romantic partner, or grow closer to your family, this book provides you with the tools you need to lead a healthier, happier, and more affectionate life.
As an undercover operative for the Constellation League, Marcos Starlaw's current assignment is a dangerous mission. Posing as a low-end gem merchant, he must infiltrate the Delta Seven mining colony to discern whether pirates have overrun the planet as his superiors suspect. Still, he expects to return home soon, back into the arms of the many women who eagerly await his return.Burned and scarred by torture, Nova Drayton has lived the past two years in a cave, waiting for someone to help her people. The governor of her home world is a lying, thieving traitor who has taken up with the Limaxian pirates that have overrun her society. They've killed many innocents, including her parents and fiancé. Realizing law enforcers may never come--that they've likely forgotten their promise to so much as patrol her beleaguered colony--Nova now hates everything having to do with the vaunted Constellation League and its pretentious officers.When Marcos comes face to face with the pirates and a weapon of mass destruction, he makes a critical mistake, blowing his cover. If Nova doesn't help Marcos escape the pirates ... well, he's already one heartbeat away from taking his last breath. How can he convince a girl who's lived through hell that he's the one she's been waiting for?With nothing left but their own ingenuity, the pair must find a way to ally or die at the hands of cutthroats.Sensuality Level: Sensual
Darius Starlaw is the commanding officer in control of the starship Titan. He's charged with bringing back a murderous space vampire and will do whatever it takes to see his mission succeed. With him, the operation is less a matter of duty than a sworn vendetta. Every moment his suspect remains free is one more he has to live with memories of what that killer did. He and his intrepid crew have chased their man to one of the most primitive planets in existence: Earth. Still, orders are orders and Darius will see his suspect in irons.San Diego Police Officer Laurel Blake doesn't know aliens from other worlds exist. Like almost every other cop on the planet, she's got her plate filled with other, more important, day-to-day matters like chasing down and arresting thieves, drug dealers, and murderers. One night as an undercover operative in Balboa Park utterly destroys her well-ordered concept of the universe and everything in it.When Darius's and Laurel's duties force them to work together, their lives drift from one adventure to the next. Laurel doesn't trust the so-called spaceman who's so bombastically dropped into her life. And Darius believes Laurel, as an Earth denizen, is far too technologically backward to do her job properly or to be of any use at all.The pair has two choices: They can work together to take their mutual suspect back to Darius's home planet of Luster, or they can remain enemies and risk seeing a murdering savage go free. It's not only a battle for justice but a war between hearts.Sensuality Level: Sensual
A plain-English guide to the human body and how it works Looking for a companion text for your anatomy and physiology class? Need a refresher for a course you took years ago? Or are you just interested in learning more about how the human body works? Professor Kevin Langford walks you through all the structures of the body, from cells to organs to systems and how they interact. This all-in-one guide covers all you need to know about anatomy and physiology, including: Scientific terminology for organs, systems, and functions The functions of each system in the body How systems are formed, from conception through adulthood Diseases and disorders that affect each system With simple explanations and dozens of illustrations, The Everything Guide to Anatomy and Physiology provides a detailed look into the wonders of the human body.
Ever since Jackie moved to her uncle's sleepy farming town, she's been flirting way too much--and with her own cousin, Marcus.Her friendship with him has turned into something she can't control, and he's the reason Jackie lost track of her best friend, Ellie, who left for...no one knows where. Now Ellie has been missing for months, and the police, fearing the worst, are searching for her body. Swamped with guilt and the knowledge that acting on her love for Marcus would tear their families apart, Jackie pushes her cousin away. The plan is to fall out of love, and, just as she hoped he would, Marcus falls for the new girl in town. But something isn't right about this stranger, and Jackie's suspicions about the new girl's secrets only drive the wedge deeper between Jackie and Marcus--and deepens Jackie's despair.Then Marcus is forced to pay the price for someone else's lies as the mystery around Ellie's disappearance starts to become horribly clear. Jackie has to face terrible choices. Can she leave her first love behind, and can she go on living with the fact that she failed her best friend?
150 recipes to ease painful symptoms and improve digestion! If you suffer with symptoms of IBS, you know that digestive troubles and pain can disrupt your day-to-day life. Fortunately, researchers have come up with a new treatment plan to help you control symptoms: a low-FODMAP diet. FODMAPs are a collection of short-chain carbohydrates that are difficult to digest and found in many common foods, like wheat, milk, beans, and some vegetables, fruits, and sweeteners. The Everything Guide to the Low-FODMAP Diet walks you through the step-by-step process for identifying your individual sensitivities--and gives you options and substitutions so you can enjoy your favorite foods again. Learn how to: Understand food allergies and intolerance Identify high- and low-FODMAP foods Eliminate FODMAP sources from your diet Stock your pantry for success Create your own personalized diet based on your unique needs Re-create favorite recipes using low-FODMAP ingredients Dr. Barbara Bolen, an IBS specialist, provides advice and tips for developing a personalized and realistic healthy eating plan. And with 150 low-FODMAP and gluten-free recipes, you can reduce digestive distress and feel great while enjoying satisfying and nutritious meals!
"[A] delightful read--Joe Nelms is a talent to watch!" --W. Bruce Cameron, author of The Midnight Plan of the Repo Man "A smart mix of humor and humanity... An energy drink for the funny bone." --Jane Wagner, author of The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe Brad Fingerman was an art director in the glamorous world of New York advertising. He had the respect of his peers, a beautiful wife, and a bright future. That is, his future was bright before he spectacularly nuked his career, discovered his wife's infidelity, and witnessed a high-profile Mafia hit in a Midtown elevator. Now Brad's unemployed, divorced, and the government's key witness in a major murder trial. Except Brad didn't actually see the murder. So Brad lied, joined the Witness Protection Program, and entrusted his new identity to an FBI agent with her career on the make and a frighteningly committed bodyguard. Now he has to fake his way through the trial of the century and try to reassemble a meaningful life as his fellow witnesses are methodically assassinated.
Happy hour classics--with a twist!The Craft Beer Bites Cookbook takes your favorite brewpub grub and kicks it up a notch. From Buffalo Chicken Beer Cheese Dip to Chocolate Stout Cupcakes with Chocolate Stout Cream Cheese Frosting, each recipe captures the complex flavors of a perfectly balanced brew, allowing you to savor the nutty notes in an American brown ale or the zesty bite of an IPA. Complete with dozens of color photographs, this book shows you how to incorporate your true love into every bite-sized snack with 100 delicious craft beer recipes, such as:Hawaiian IPA Pulled-Pork SlidersBelgian Ale-Marinated Grilled Steak Crostini with IPA ChimichurriBeer-Battered Shrimp with Chipotle Lime Dipping SauceGrilled Barbeque Chicken and Peach Mini PizzasPeanut Butter Stout Mousse-Topped BrowniesSo get ready to toast the country's best brews as you transform everyday appetizers into top-shelf plates!
Tasty, wholesome recipes for growing babies and toddlers! Of course your child's food should always be made of the freshest, healthiest ingredients possible! With 201 Organic Baby and Toddler Meals, you can be sure your growing child eats the most nourishing meals nature can offer. With the wholesome recipes in this book, you can create well-balanced, all-natural dishes right in your own home. As simple to prepare as they are nutritious, these yummy baby and toddler meals include: Dutch Baked Apple Pancake Creamy Spinach Pita Pizza Orange Chicken Stir-Fry Cinnamon Pineapple Crumble Every recipe is built to make your life less complicated--whether you're freezing them for later or making a family-friendly dish that will satisfy the whole table. These delicious meals are easy on your child's tummy, the environment, and your schedule!
Charles Edison has spent most of his 123 years courting women for Hell. As a faithful son of the demon Gulielmus, he's never known true affection for women. Which is funny, seeing as how he's descended from a love god on his mother's side. Now that he sees his brother falling head over heels, Charles wants the same for himself. He wants to belong to someone.The Fates conspire to right old wrongs, and Charles learns the woman destined for him is one he shouldn't want. Marion Wilder's family has been on the supernatural Most Wanted List for twenty-five years because they were responsible for the demise of a demon. Gulielmus would kill her if he had the chance.But Marion's the only human woman Charles can touch without harming. She's his one chance at having a normal life and a real family, and he would give up anything to keep her. Even his father's favor.Sensuality Level: Sensual
Delicious one pot recipes your whole family will love! Cooking great-tasting, healthy meals doesn't have to be a hassle! Featuring more than 500 simple, no-mess recipes, this cookbook shows you how to create delicious meals using just one cooking vessel. From breakfast favorites to irresistible desserts, each recipe is easy to prepare and even quicker to clean up. With hundreds of tasty one pot dishes right at your fingertips, you will find something that will satisfy everyone's taste buds, including: Baked French Toast with Toasted-Pecan Maple Syrup Macadamia and Avocado Chicken Salad Chipotle Black Bean Quesadilla Honey-Mustard BBQ Chicken Sandwiches Salisbury Steak in Onion Gravy Creamy Coconut Rice Pudding Complete with step-by-step instructions and helpful tips, The Big Book of One Pot Recipes has everything you need to create wholesome meals--without spending all day in the kitchen!
Liv Barnette needs coffee, she needs food . . . hell, she needs a new life. Inheriting fifty percent ownership in Paradise Point marina is the break she'll embrace with open arms. The sexy downside? Adam Lark.Taking over his grandma's marina along with a determined blonde isn't the future Adam had planned. As team leader at Wingfield Intelligence Group, he's content. Fulfilled? He wouldn't go that far. When his latest assignment crosses with Liv's life, leaving her in danger, it's anyone's game. And Adam plays for keeps. Will the reason they found each other be the reason one dies?Sensuality Level: Sensual
Great strategies for writing killer cover letters! At a time when every job seeker needs an edge, Martin Yate, CPC, shows you how to dramatically increase your chances of landing an interview with a dynamic cover letter. Using his 25+ years of experience, he has built a practical, easy-to-follow approach to creating every type of letter you will use in a job search. Inside this book, you'll find all-new examples of cover letters and learn how to use his proven methods to: Determine the relevant keywords that will send your application to the top of database searches Effectively display your personal brand and the transferable skills you bring to a job Conduct a simple web search to find contact information and get your material in front of managers and recruiters Figure out when you should mail a hard copy of your application to the recruiter instead of sending an e-mail With Knock 'em Dead Cover Letters, 11th Edition, you will grab employers' attention--and score the job you want!
Expert advice for writing job-winning resumes! Learn to write a resume that: Stands out in a resume database Passes the recruiters' six-second scan test Resonates with savvy hiring managers At a time when every job seeker needs an edge, Martin Yate, CPC, shows you how to beat the competition. Using his 25+ years of experience, he has built a practical, easy-to-follow approach to writing killer resumes. This new edition of the perennially bestselling guide includes cutting-edge advice on the latest and most effective resume-writing tactics and has completely new sample resumes. With Knock 'em Dead Resumes, 11th Edition, you will grab employers' attention--and score the job you want!
It's time to play with the grown-ups.Kindergarten teacher Cleo James needs a change. Three years at her widowed dad's beck and call are enough. A weekend in Vegas at a sci-fi convention with her best friend will do for now, and the hot guy who wants to spend time with her only adds to her excitement. After all - it's just for the weekend. What can possibly go wrong?Multimillionaire Sam Mason is sick of gold diggers. He's looking for someone who'll fall for him, not his wallet. When he meets a shy, green-skinned slave girl, she pushes all his buttons - the best part is she has no idea who he is and mistakenly believes he's a Chippendale. Between the sexual attraction and too much alcohol, he wakes up married to his green-skinned beauty, but the bride has vanished. Finding her will be a lot harder than he thinks.Sensuality Level: Sensual
In a time of false peace, the dead rise as soldiers for the Warloc's scheme. For thousands of years he has stood ready for the final battle. Though the witch and her cursed Elvin have destroyed his physical body, now with his protégé, he has honed a new way to wage war.Shunned by her own people and weary-hearted from centuries of lost loves, Elvin warrior Mirhana scours the land to silence the undead. Her heart has turned as cold as the sword she wields, until a prince seeks her aid.Never has Prince Landon met a woman like Mirhana. Both beautiful and deadly, she haunts his dreams. The battle at hand becomes more enchanting than fighting to remain true to his unseen betrothed.When a traitor emerges, new alliances are tested and the only remaining hope is to follow the prophecy and find the . . . Son of Dragons.Sensuality Level: Sensual
Tragedy tore Wynter and Sam apart before he could tell her how he felt about her. Twelve years later, fate dropped her off on his doorstep, widowed, desperately broke, and very pregnant. Sam has spent his entire adult life trying to forget Wynter, and here she was, ready to collect on a promise he'd made when he was young and in love. His sense of honor dictated that he take her in when she needed him most. It was only temporary, after all. But living under the same roof quickly led to old feelings resurfacing. Now the one person he'd wanted to leave behind is the one person he can't let go.She knew seeing her reminded Sam of everything he'd lost, but Wynter had no choice. If she were going to make it back to Scallop Shores to raise her baby, she needed his help. Only she hadn't counted on the long winter nights or getting reacquainted with a childhood friend she'd loved like a brother - a friend who'd grown into a man she found herself wanting to get to know on a whole different level.Delivering Wynter's baby at home during a fierce snow storm forces Sam to fill in as temporary dad. It's a role he'd gladly make permanent. Too bad the one place Wynter is determined to raise her daughter is the one place Sam swore he'd never step foot in again. Had he gotten a second chance to tell her he loved her only to lose her again? Or is this time for keeps?Sensuality Level: Sensual
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