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If they can stay alive long enough, they can find the way to a new future. Thorbardin remains closed against the world as two violent factions of dwarves clash in a brutal civil war. Neither side can prevail, and violence threatens destruction of the entire kingdom. Brandon Bluestone returns home to Kayolin to find himself a wanted fugitive. His nation has changed drastically since his departure. Bolstered by the courage of a beautiful dwarf priestess, he battles an ancient enemy, struggles to right a great wrong, and tries to take the only step that allows for a peaceful and prosperous future for all the dwarves of Krynn. And with the fate of two nations hanging in the balance, it falls to the lowest of the low to put the wheels of history in motion.
A baby girl has just been born to King Crispin and Queen Cedar; She is Catkin, the heir to the throne of Mistmantle; everyone on the island gathers for the joyful celebration of the Naming Ceremony; but that night, the princess suddenly disappears.
This is the second of three books about Morgon, Raederle, and The End of an Age, which began in the Riddle-Master of Hed.
The chieftains of Sevenwaters have long been custodians of a vast forest, one of the last refuges of the Tuatha De Danann, the Fair Folk of ancient story. Human and Otherworld dwellers have existed there side by side, separated by a thin veil between worlds and sharing a wary trust. Until the spring when Lady Aisling of Sevenwaters finds herself expecting another child, and everything changes. With her mother pregnant, Clodagh fears the worst since Aisling is well past the safe age for childbearing. Clodagh's father, Lord Sean of Sevenwaters, faces his own difficulties as warring factions threaten his borders. When the baby is born the unthinkable happens, and Clodagh's world is turned upside down. To set things to rights for her family and for all the people of Sevenwaters, Clodagh must enter the shadowy Otherworld and confront the powerful prince who now rules there. Accompanied on her quest by a warrior of uncertain allegiance, she will have her courage tested to breaking point. The reward may be far greater than she ever dreamed.
Second book of the Black Jewels Trilogy
This brand-new two-in-one volume contains the breathtaking conclusion to Harlequin's exciting crossline miniseries featuring the Carradigne royal family. One contemporary story and one compelling historical prequel follow five titles in the Harlequin Intrigue( and Harlequin American Romance( series. Original.
Jack Granger, counselor to the Deveraux shipping empire and totally devoted to the senior Deveraux, has been shadowing the love child of his mentor for nearly a decade. Granger had watched Daisy grow up from a petulant rich girl into a driven young woman with a mission to find her roots-a quest he had long prevented her from ever accomplishing. . . harboring his desire for her all the while. Both were outcasts searching for redemption and truth in an unforgiving world of wealth and deception. Instead, they found each other. . . without pretense or promises. But at what cost would they seek the future?
Business tycoon and infamous playboy Alexio Christoulakis wasn't the marrying kind. Then one of the most powerful and wealthy men in Greece offers Alexio his daughter's hand in marriage, and Alexio decides that maybe a wife--especially one as compelling as Ione Gakis--might not be a bad idea after all. Unbeknownst to anyone outside of the Gakis family, Ione was adopted and has been fostered in an abusive and neglectful environment--a desperate prisoner on her tyrannical father's luxurious island. Marriage to Alexio can mean only one thing: escape. And if that means marrying a complete stranger and fleeing to England to find her real family, then the sooner Ione can get that wedding ring on her finger, the better. But despite his compassion for Ione, Alexio won't tolerate a runaway wife. And he's going to make damn sure Ione never leaves his side--or his bed!
In polite society, the rules forbid young ladies to pursue their own passions and pleasures. But some rules are made to be broken . . . A DESPERATE CHARADE . . . To escape an unwanted marriage, Lady Viola Gambol flees to London and poses as a maid in a boarding house. Little does she know that the 'boarding house' is actually a brothel-until the owner auctions Viola off to the highest bidder! Viola vows to fight off the auction's winner, Julian Devize-but her immense attraction to the scoundrel is making that very hard to do . . . A SEDUCTIVE ENCOUNTER . . . Julian was hired to find missing heiress Viola Gambol, but first he must rescue his brother from a house of ill repute. When Julian sees the alluring maid being sold like a slave, he impulsively makes a bid to protect her honor. Julian has no idea that the woman he saved is the one he's been hired to find. But his honorable intentions take a scandalous turn as temptation leads to unrelenting pleasure . . .
Desperately seeking a husband . . . Suzette is not like other heiresses; she wants a poor husband, a gentleman who will be so grateful for her dowry that he will allow her access to it so that she can pay off her father's gambling debts. When this alluring beauty encounters Daniel Woodrow-handsome, titled, single . . . and even more impoverished than she could have hoped for-it seems Suzette's wildest dreams have come true. But Daniel has not been truthful. Tired of being accosted by an endless stream of vapid coquettes and their fortune-hunting mothers, Daniel has decided to plead poverty to stop them in their tracks. Yet here is a most refreshing and delectable lady, who claims to be thrilled by his penury. Now all Daniel has to do to find true happiness is to keep a little white lie alive . . . while avoiding a villain who's determined to prevent this union by any means necessary.
Brianna Waverly had barely escaped death once. So she had little choice but to accept the protection of former navy SEAL Troy Sinclair. Spirited away to a tiny cabin, her safe house was as far removed from her heiress lifestyle as she could imagine. And her bodyguard so much more exciting than any man she'd ever known. Troy wasn't pleased to be playing house when danger lurked behind every door. Especially when the woman he had to protect was proving impossible to resist. But emotion was an entanglement he couldn't afford. . . because the ultimate price would be their lives.
Though heiress Farren Gage exuded a sensuous femininity that made him ache, Elam Rhule didn't need another notch on his belt. He had to eliminate a target and prevent a terrorist attack. Besides, he couldn't fall for another delicate beauty. Farren was wrong for him. Completely wrong. Farren hadn't traveled to Turkey to find love. She'd come to discover why some foreigner wanted the millions she'd just inherited. So getting involved with an on-the-go sniper who operated outside the law was out of the question, right? Wrong. As their mission heated up so did their desire, and it looked as though two wrongs might just make the most perfect right. . . .
LIBERTY JUDD IS A RULE BREAKER The Chicago heiress has shaken off the trappings of society-and the man who crushed her heart-to follow her artistic dreams. But when Gerrett Divine suddenly reappears in her life, she can't ignore the way she still feels about him. Architect Gerrett Divine IV has always been the dutiful son-that's why he plans to marry a woman he doesn't love. But when he meets Liberty again, that resolve is severely tested. Can he go through with an arranged marriage just to please his family, or will he make a leap of faith and choose the free-spirited woman who captivates him?
Terms of the Will To keep her cherished childhood home, Samantha Everard must marry by her twenty-fifth birthday. Yet she refuses to marry on a whim, not even to save her fortune. When she returns to Dallsten Manor to say goodbye, the last person she expects to see is her handsome, disapproving neighbor William Wentworth, Earl of Kendrick.Will is certain the scandalous Everard family is nothing but trouble. He shouldn't care about Samantha's predicament, but her feistiness and kindheartedness intrigue him-as does her refusal to wed. He wants to help, especially when he perceives the threat that surrounds her. Soon his greatest wish is to persuade Samantha that her true home is with him.
Who would have thought a simple bean could do so much? Heirloom bean expert Steve Sando provides descriptions of the many varieties now available, from Scarlet Runners to the spotted Eye of the Tiger beans. Nearly 90 recipes in the book will entice readers to cook up bowls of heartwarming Risotto and Cranberry Beans with Pancetta, or Caribbean Black Bean Soup. Close-up photos of the beans make them easy to identify. Packed with protein, fiber, and vitamins, these little treasures are the perfect addition to any meal.
When Washington newspaper editor Colin Burke learns that the president, despite official denials, is planning to sell advanced PAC-3 missiles to Saudi Arabia, he runs an expose--and sets in motion a series of events that ignites the tinderbox of Saudi politics. From an acclaimed author of international thrillers comes a page-turner of Middle Eastern and American intrigue.
Marc Huntington needs to protect his ancestral estate when he discovers it's being sold out from under him. Luckily, keeping an eye on the main competition is no hardship: Torie Sands is as beautiful as she is secretive....Torie grew up as the butler's daughter on the Huntington estate and she's back to clear her family name-not to fall for enigmatic Marc all over again! How will she gain the trust of this hard, suspicious man, whose years as a navy SEAL have left him wounded and wary?
In the world of Football, there is no individual award so revered as the Heisman Trophy. Every year since 1935, one player has run, thrown, or kicked his way into the pantheon of American sport. This book tells their stories.
A captivating new short story from Hugo Award winner Will McIntosh. An unlikely crew has met up in Las Vegas to pull off the ultimate robbery. The target? Life itself.
The Ultimate Heist Kiki SwinsonAccustomed to a life of luxury, Shannon Marshall is devastated to lose everything after her husband, Todd, is sent to prison for gun running. So when Todd plans the ultimate stickup from behind bars, Shannon's ready to put her neck on the line. But she'll have to pull off the hustle of a lifetime and play one dangerous gangster who always gets what he wants. . . Robyn Banks De'Nesha DiamondDEA Agent Jordan Hayes has spent a lifetime trying to hide her real identity and her family's criminal past. But then sexy and mysterious Keston Bishop strolls into her life and turns everything upside down. Despite being addicted to the danger that radiates from Keston, Jordan quickly discovers that she's not the only one with the kind of secrets that could cost her everything. . . "Kiki captures the heat of the streets. " --Wahida Clark"Diamonds's hairpin plot twists, snappy dialogue, sultry sex scenes, and colorful, often hilarious characters keep the pages turning. " --"Publishers Weekly"
The life of Helen Keller told in this biography also contains brief historical highlights that help illuminate certain concepts discussed in the book.
Focusing on her childhood years, this biography is about Helen Keller who overcame her handicaps with the help of her teacher Anne Sullivan. Juvenile literature.
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