- Table View
- List View
Ginny is kidnapped by Steve Morgan and is plunged into the civil war in Mexico.
Genevieve Taylor is a sidhe--one of the noble fae--and she's unusual even in a London where celebrity vampires, eccentric goblins and scheming lesser fae mix freely with humanity... Genny is a rising star at Spellcrackers.com, where she finds the 'M' in magic--which can mean anything from mischief to malice to murder. The Spellcrackers are run by the Witch Council, whose ancient tenets prohibit any contact with vampires. And that's just fine with Genny, who wants as little to do with the bloodsuckers as possible. But when a sinfully sexy vamp is accused of killing his lover, an old debt forces Genny to help prove his innocence, risking her job, her safety, and the exposure of her own dark secrets. Genny soon realizes that she and her client are both unwitting pawns in a centuries-old power struggle. And it's not just her own neck at stake but the lives of all of London's supernatural beings.
Sugar And Spice. . . Lauren Stuart hasn't spent years perfecting her craft as a pastry chef only to let a stranger steal one of her prized recipes. Writing the definitive dessert cookbook is more than enough to keep Lauren busy, without investigating the wealthy hunk who claims her cheesecake as his own in a magazine article. But when she enters Jonathan Windsor in a cooking contest she's judging to expose his culinary fraud, she's surprised to find that the handsome businessman is a delicious temptation of another kind. . . . . . And Everything NiceJonathan isn't sure how the profile detailing his return to his family's Maryland seafood business included a cheesecake recipe--the only thing he knows how to make is reservations. His entry in the bake-off is even more mystifying, but after one look at Lauren's lovely face, the only puzzle he wants to solve is her curious resentment towards him. He asks the petite blonde with the sharp tongue for cooking lessons, and soon dessert isn't the only thing on the menu as Lauren and Jonathan heat things up in the kitchen--and the bedroom. . . 62,586 Words
After squandering a life bright with promise, Sonny Hollister, a renowned folk singer finds himself down and out and running for his life. Then, just when he's convinced his life has passed him by, Sonny, by a twisted stroke of fate, is given a second chance at living. Can he get it right? Will he be able to evade the grinding loneliness that stalks him? Will he risk loving again? And, most of all, will he become the man he always could have been? A contemporary novel set in Montana.
The Sweet-Shop Owner is set during a single June day in the life of an outwardly unremarkable man whose inner world proves to be exceptionally resonant. As he tends to his customers, Willy Chapman, the sweet-shop owner, confronts the specters of his beautiful and distant wife and his clever, angry daughter, the history through which he has passed, and the great, unrequited passion that has tormented him for forty years.
Buffy's younger sister, Dawn, knows how it feels to be different. So when she overhears her classmates teasing a new girl, Arianna, she steps in, and the two become friends.
Sixteen is the magic number Mia doesn't always have the best luck with parties, so even though it's her sweet sixteenth, she doesn't want a birthday bash. As usual, Grandmère has other ideas, and thinks a reality TV special is just the thing in order to celebrate royally. The whole scheme smacks of Lilly's doing -- Lilly, whose own TV show is still only limited to local cable viewers. Will Mia be able to stop Grandmère's plan? Will her friends ever forgive her if she does stop it, since it involves all of them taking the royal jet to Genovia for an extravaganza the likes of which would turn even Paris Hilton green with envy? Why can't Mia get what she really wants: an evening alone with Michael? With a little luck, this sweet sixteen princess might just get her wish -- a birthday that's royally romantic.
In this brief and humorous satire, a man trapped in the bosom of the most venal media clique in London is losing his heart to a magazine columnist, about to lose his job at a magazine, losing his mind to cocaine, and losing his soul to a newspaper columnist, the kingpin of media scandal.
This masterful exploration of American roots music--country, rockabilly, and the blues--spotlights the artists who created a distinctly American sound, including Ernest Tubb, Bobby "Blue" Bland, Elvis Presley, Merle Haggard, and Sleepy LaBeef. In incisive portraits based on searching interviews with these legendary performers, Peter Guralnick captures the boundless passion that drove these men to music-making and that kept them determinedly, and sometimes almost desperately, on the road.
The Kentucky clinic where Dr. Levi Eaton is volunteering is worlds away from his wealthy Pennsylvania roots. Still, the South has plenty of attractions-like his colleague's captivating sister. Angela Chase is sexy, charming and looking for fun, not commitment. That combination suits Levi just fine, until he begins to appreciate what lies beneath her Southern belle facade.Her fiancÃ©'s betrayal destroyed Angela's faith in men-and inspired a double life that would surprise her prominent family. Hiding her true self from a man as charismatic as Levi isn't so easy, and for once, she isn't sure she wants to try. But without the courage to trust him with her secrets, their sultry Southern nights may soon be just a haunting memory....
The Sweet Spot has nothing to do with football. . . . Just ask Kahari Brown, one of the NFL's sexiest stars. He knows how to handle a football, and always thought he had a way with the ladies. But his smooth moves off the field are only getting him into hot water these days. And no one is hotter than Zoë Andrews. When she thrusts a mic in his face and asks him if he's the father of a crazy fan's baby, he's ready to tackle her and toss her out of the locker room on her shapely butt. But there's something about Zoë . . . Zoë's Rule Number One: Never Date an Athlete! Zoë will do anything to make it as a top sports reporter, even ask the controversial question that puts her toe to toe with Kahari. Still, she can't help noticing that the brother is mighty fine. Now the heat is on and Zoë is wondering if she should have fanned the flames, because she's falling for Kahari's charm -- something she swore she'd never do. Yet it's hard to resist his smooth moves, making Zoë wonder, is he sweet-talking his way into her heart for love -- or for something else?
As a child, Bebe Moore spent her school years in Philadelphia, in a world of women. Surrounded by clouds of Emeraude and Chanel, supported by the strength of her mother, grandmother, aunts, and teachers, she learned by example to mind her p's and q's, to cross her t's and dot her i's. But when summer came, Bebe was sent down South to live with her father -- an extraordinary man who allowed no disability or disadvantage to stop his dreams, and whose powerful presence added a different dimension to his daughter's life. Now, in this acclaimed memoir, the bestselling author of such novels as Brothers and Sisters remembers those sweet summers and shares the bittersweet experience of growing up in 1960s America, finding a place in the world -- and discovering that family may be separated, but it can never be truly divided.
She Likes Hard Bodies. . . Lauren Evans likes being known for her provocative and erotic artwork. She loves the challenge of capturing the beautiful lines of a naked body in oil and water colors. And occasionally she indulges in a modeling session that gets up close and sexual. But now someone is out to get her and she has only one person to turn to for protection--Connor Grant. Like She Loves Hard SexConnor is in charge of the art museum's security and now he's in charge of her. But that's fine with Lauren. She's ready to surrender. She can't wait to strip down, lay back and savor all the sensual delights in his arsenal of carnal pleasure. . . Lee hits the mark again and again. . . in a class by itself. --Romantic Times (4 -star Gold Medal, Top Pick) on Undressing MercyAn incredible gem of a story. . . different and extraordinary. --Just Erotic Romance Reviews on Barenaked JaneWarning! This Is A Really Hot Book (Sexually Explicit)
A child and her grandmother feel sad when Grandpa dies, but as time passes, funny memories of him make them laugh and feel better.
Quiet--that's what the town of Spender's Ferry is. The lake, the abandoned mill, the woods behind the house-- everything is so rural and peaceful, not at all like the clamor and constant street noise of the Bronx. For all of the picturesque beauty of this rural retreat from New York Citymthe quaint stores, the two-lane roads, the blue lake lying like a gem at its heart--the one thing AI and Sylvie Zukal notice most since they won the lottery and retired here is the quiet. Of course, many of their wealthy neighborsmwho include aspiring politicians, researching botanists, and practicing gurus--think that this loud couple from the lower class is spoiling the serenity that envelops Spender's Ferry. But the threats AI and Sylvie receive don't mean much until their sweet guard dog is found dead--poisoned. And then a member of the biological research team is found a victim of this silent assassin. Suddenly, the quiet is as loud as a scream. In this fourth Constance Leidl and Charlie Meiklejohn novel, the persistent private investigators discover that the placid woods of Spender's Ferry muffle a teeming jungle of secrets-- secret vices, secret pasts, secret pleasures. And one man's pleasure, as the saying goes, is another man's sweet, sweet poison.
Rumor's beloved animal doctor, Valerie Fairchild, had always taken care of herself. She'd survived cancer and a haunting trauma in her youth-alone. And she didn't need a relationship with the town's fire chief, Reed Kingsley-but somehow she couldn't ignore the flames he set off whenever he was near! Reed was used to getting what he wanted-and he wanted Val, tragic secrets and all. Because the beautiful spitfire had been on his mind for months, in spite of the icy barrier she kept between herself and the world. Could this town hero melt Val's resistance to the healing fire of their passion?
Stephanie Vaughn is a writer's writer, one whose debut collection of stories, Sweet Talk, was published more than two decades ago to critical acclaim. Readers have come to these stories over the years through word of mouth, posting glowing reviews to their Goodreads pages and on their blogs--unanimously agreeing that this collection is a modern classic that deserves to be in print. Crafted in graceful, honest prose, Vaughn's stories go straight to the heart of how people live, grow and survive.
Is there anything sweeter than first love? Don't ask Claire Keyes. The twenty-eight-year-old piano prodigy has never had a regular boyfriend, much less a real romance. Her music career has left little room for friends or family-which is just part of the reason she hasn't seen the family bakery or her two sisters in years.But now Nicole is sick, and Jesse is AWOL. Despite the fact that Claire can't boil water, she's determined to play caretaker. Connecting with her sisters tops her to-do list...along with falling in love, or at least in lust, for the first time.Ruggedly sexy Wyatt just might fit the bill. Although he keeps saying that he and Claire come from entirely different worlds, he lights up hotter than a bakery oven whenever Claire is near. If this keeps up, she just might sweet-talk him into her bed...and her life.
Betina Krahn, theNew York Timesbestselling author ofThe Soft TouchandThe Perfect Mistress, casts her beguiling spell once more with this warm and witty love story. . . . She was an independent woman-with only one weakness. . . an irresistible downtown man. . . An immovable uptown lady. . . rich suffragette Beatrice Von Furstenberg was tough enough to trade stocks on Wall Street and smart enough to resist the temptation of passion. Adamant about women being independent-and without a romantic bone in her lovely body-she had sternly refused to give her moonstruck sixteen-year-old ward permission to wed an eighteen-year-old suitor. Now the desperate teens have dreamed up a mock robbery and a daring rescue to change Beatrice's mind. Attorney Connor Barrow, a rogue of an Irishman with a silver tongue, remembers all too well the burning desires of youth. So he agrees to help in a crazy plan that will land him in a world of trouble. Suddenly he is responsible for the most influential lady in the city being locked up in a brothel, furious and threatening his ruin. Neither of them expects that first breathless kiss-a deal that would make the devil himself blush-and, most of all, the ways love can change a man's mind and open a woman's heart. . . .
"You have to teach your heart and mind how to sing together. . . then you'll hear the sound of your soul. " Mia Kelly thinks she has it all figured out. She's an Ivy League graduate, a classically trained pianist, and the beloved daughter of a sensible mother and offbeat father. Yet Mia has been stalling since graduation, torn between putting her business degree to use and exploring music, her true love. When her father unexpectedly dies, she decides to pick up the threads of his life while she figures out her own. Uprooting herself from Ann Arbor to New York City, Mia takes over her father's café, a treasured neighborhood institution that plays host to undiscovered musicians and artists. She's denied herself the thrilling and unpredictable life of a musician, but a chance encounter with Will, a sweet, gorgeous, and charming guitarist, offers her a glimpse of what could be. When Will becomes her friend and then her roommate, she does everything in her power to suppress her passions--for him, for music--but her father's legacy slowly opens her heart to the possibility of something more. A "heartbreaking and romantic" (Aestas Book Blog) debut, Sweet Thing explores the intensity and complexities of first love and self-discovery.
Charlotte's thrilled -- Sophie's on her way from Paris to meet the BSG, and Charlotte's writing a special story as a welcome gift. But is the fashionable teen who shows up at the airport the BFF Charlotte once knew? Everyone at Abigail Adams Junior High goes wild for Sophie's style, Dillon falls head over heels, and Charlotte worries that her sophisticated friend is too cool for her! Meanwhile, Maeve is dreaming of a blowout Bat Mitzvah her parents simply can't afford. Can the BSG come to her rescue?
By my Valentine? Autumn is a busy woman. She doesn't have time for romance in her life-she has a business to run. But her business is about to go bust, so she hires the expert advice of Brad Barnett. As well as being an expert in his field, Brad is also drop-dead good-looking. Will she be able to resist his sweet charms? Will he be her Valentine? "Val Daniels provides a wonderful, heartwarming story involving the very best of classic romance." -Bestselling author Debbie Macomber
In the words of 7-year-old Elizabeth Wakefield ... My twin sister Jessica's pen pal from Alaska is coming to visit! We want to make him feel at home. But there's one thing missing: snow! It never snows in Sweet Valley, California. Does it?
The Park Project ... Elizabeth and Jessica Wakefield love parks, plants, and anything green. So when they hear about the plan to clean up an empty city lot and turn it into a public garden, they're happy to help. Then they learn that Mr. Patman, a rich businessman, wants to build a parking garage on the lot. Only one person can change Mr. Patman's mind -- his snobby son Bruce. Can Elizabeth and Jessica win Bruce over to their side? Or will Mr. Patman build a garage over the new garden?
Select your download format based upon: 1) how you want to read your book, and 2) compatibility with your reading tool. For more details, visit the Formats page under the Getting Started tab.See and hear words read aloud
- DAISY Text - See words on the screen and hear words being read aloud with the text-to-speech voice installed on your reading tool. Navigate by page, chapter, section, and more. Can also be used in audio-only mode. Compatible with many reading tools, including Bookshare’s free reading tools.
- DAISY Text with Images - Similar to DAISY Text with the addition of images within the Text. Your reading tool must support images.
- Read Now with Bookshare Web Reader - Read and see images directly from your Internet browser without downloading! Text-to-speech voicing and word highlighting are available on Google Chrome (extension installation required). Other browsers can be used with limited features. Learn more
- DAISY Audio - Listen to books in audio-only mode with the high-quality Kendra voice by Ivona pre-installed. Navigate by page, chapter, section, and more. Must be used with a DAISY Audio compatible reading tool.
- MP3 - Listen to books in audio-only mode with the high-quality Kendra voice by Ivona pre-installed. Navigate using tracks. Can be used with any MP3 player.
- BRF (Braille Ready Format) - Read with any BRF compatible refreshable braille display; navigate using the search or find feature.
- DAISY Text - Read with any DAISY 3.0 compatible refreshable braille display, navigate by page, chapter, section, and more.
- Embossed Braille - Use Bookshare’s DAISY Text or BRF formats to generate embossed braille.