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Going Overboard

by Sarah Smiley

In 1999, Sarah was a typical bride-to-be, flustered with wedding details. Then the groom called. “I don’t want you to panic, but I might not be able to come to our wedding. . . . ” So began Sarah Smiley’s life as a military wife. As a former Navy brat herself, Sarah knew better than anyone that weddings and funerals—even childbirth!—take a backseat to Uncle Sam. But just as the young, nationally syndicated columnist was getting comfortable with the military wife’s routine, her husband was sent away for an unexpected deployment. What followed was a true test of strength and wit. From getting locked out of the house in cowgirl pajamas to wrestling with the temptation of infidelity, Sarah exposes it all with candor, heart—and knowing humor. .

Dark Harbor (Stone Barrington #12)

by Stuart Woods

In this latest thriller, Stone enters the picturesque town Dark Harbor off the coast of Maine, where the shocking deaths of three people have cast a long shadow over this island haven-a locale as mysterious as it is exclusive.<P> Stone Barrington hasn't heard from his cousin, Dick Stone, in years-though he has fond memories of a teenage summer spent at his house in Maine. Then, Lance Cabot of the CIA interrupts an otherwise pleasant meal at Elaine's with news of Dick's death-apparently by his own hands. It seems that Dick Stone, a quiet family man who doubled as a CIA agent, methodically executed his wife, daughter, and then himself-or did he? What would cause a loving father and husband to murder his family as they slept? Before his death, Dick had appointed Stone executor of his will, giving him full control of the disposition of a sizable family estate. Was Dick preparing for his suicide, or forewarning Stone of his murder?<P> With the help of his ex-partner, Dino, and his friend Holly Barker, Stone must settle the estate and piece together the elusive facts of his cousin's life and death as a CIA operative. At every step Stone knows he is being watched by Dick's family-and one of them just may be a killer.

Sun Kissed

by Catherine Anderson

When Samantha Harrigan attends the local rodeo, she doesn't expect to wind up in jail. But that's what happens when she tries to stop a drunkard from abusing his horse. Tucker Coulter, a handsome local veterinarian, comes to her defense, and both of them are arrested. The charges are dropped, but Sam's troubles have only started...

Sun Kissed

by Catherine Anderson

When Samantha Harrington attends the local rodeo, she doesn't expect to wind up in jail. But that's precisely what happens when she tries to stop a drunkard from abusing his horse. At least she isn't alone. Tucker Coulter, a handsome local veterinarian, comes to her defense-and is arrested too. The charges are dropped, but Sam's troubles have only started. Her champion quarter horses are falling ill and the culprit is poison. As the insurance beneficiary, Sam is the prime suspect. Unswayed by the rumors floating around town, Tucker offers to help prove her innocence. Sam, though, is uneasy about accepting his assistance-and about the way he makes her feel. If only she could believe in him the way he seems to believe in her.

Mr. Monk Goes to Hawaii (Monk #2)

by Lee Goldberg

Some people think that Hawaii is a paradise, but Monk knows that, like dirt, danger lies everywhere. Monk suspects that the death of a rich tourist, Helen Gruber, who took a blow on the head from a coconut, is anything but an accident. His assistant, Natalie, isn't thrilled about Monk's new assignment - it was bad enough him following her on vacation and now it looks as though the holiday is well and truly over. However, finding the killer proves harder than initially thought - and that's without the added complications of geckos and unsynchronised ceiling fans!

Raiders of the Lost Corset

by Ellen Byerrum

Lacey is busting with excitement for her first trip to France. She’ll be with her friend Magda Rousseau, corset creator for D. C. ’s wealthiest (and kinkiest) citizens. And—best of all—the trip’s on her newspaper’s dime, since she’ll supposedly be there to report on haute couture. The real reason for the trip, though, is the Rousseau family mystère: the whereabouts of a lost corset lined with jewels supposedly stolen from Russia after the assassination of Czar Nicholas’s family. But just before the big adventure, someone poisons Magda. Could it have something to do with the priceless corset? To find out, Lacey must follow a thread from Normandy to New Orleans. . . . .

Infamous

by Virginia Henley

Striking silver-gilt hair and pale green eyes give Marjory de Warenne the looks of an angel. The better to hide her willful spirit. In spite of every warning, this headstrong lady-in-waiting has given her heart to notorious Guy de Beauchamp, Earl of Warwick, a man feared on the battlefield—and in matters of seduction. . . . Then Jory’s guardians, who have chosen a more suitable husband for her, make her believe that Guy has betrayed her. Yet as England’s bravest men ride off to put down the Welsh rebellion, Jory’s thoughts are with the one gallant knight she can never forget—and the passion that will one day be rekindled amid the march of history. . . . .

Chasing Destiny

by Eric Jerome Dickey

Billie is as notorious for her beauty as she is for the hot yellow Ducati motorcycle she rides down L.A.'s meanest streets. Tough and talented, she does things her way. Until an unplanned pregnancy spins her life out of control. Her problem: Her lover Keith's divorce decree has been revoked, forcing him to choose between Billie and his dangerously manipulative wife, Carmen, along with their troubled and deceptive daughter, Destiny, a fifteen-year-old dancing on the edge of womanhood. Horrific things happen when Keith's daughter disappears in the company of low friends in dark places. And in chasing Destiny, Billie, Keith, and Carmen find their lives inextricably linked by a dangerous and seductive pursuit-at any speed, at any cost.

Chasing Destiny

by Eric Jerome Dickey

Billie is as notorious for her beauty as she is for the hot yellow Ducati motorcycle she rides down L.A.'s meanest streets. Tough and talented, she does things her way. Until an unplanned pregnancy spins her life out of control. Her problem: Her lover Keith's divorce decree has been revoked, forcing him to choose between Billie and his dangerously manipulative wife, Carmen, along with their troubled and deceptive daughter, Destiny, a fifteen-year-old dancing on the edge of womanhood. Horrific things happen when Keith's daughter disappears in the company of low friends in dark places. And in chasing Destiny, Billie, Keith, and Carmen find their lives inextricably linked by a dangerous and seductive pursuit-at any speed, at any cost.

Killer Insight (Abby Cooper #4)

by Victoria Laurie

When her relationship with FBI agent Dutch Rivers skids to a halt, Abby Cooper is fully aware that a wedding isn’t the best post-breakup scenario. But when a friend from the Mile High City finds herself short one bridesmaid, it doesn’t take a professional psychic to see the opportunity for a much-needed getaway. High altitudes can be healing, and Abby reunites with friends—especially her childhood crush Duffy McGinnis, now town sheriff. . . not to mention tall, dark, and yummy. But Abby needs more than a shoulder to cry on. One bridesmaid after the next is mysteriously flying the coop, and Abby’s intuition tells her their final destinations aren’t pretty. With the wedding party falling apart and her gift of sight never quite so foggy, Abby has to save the date—and herself from becoming the next taffeta-clad target. . . . .

What Angels Fear: A Sebastian St. Cyr Mystery (Sebastian St. Cyr Mystery #1)

by C. S. Harris

It's 1811, and the threat of revolution haunts the upper classes of King George III's England. Then a beautiful young woman is found savagely murdered on the altar steps of an ancient church near Westminster Abbey. <P><P>A dueling pistol found at the scene and the damning testimony of a witness both point to one man-Sebastian St. Cyr, Viscount Devlin, a brilliant young nobleman shattered by his experience in the Napoleonic Wars.

Under The Mistletoe

by Mary Balogh

In A Family Christmas, an estranged husband and wife make an unexpected connection--and an illuminating discovery--during the holiday season. <P><P> The Star of Bethlehem is a lost diamond ring causing a riff in an already troubled marriage until a servant solves not one mystery but three surrounding its disappearance. <P> The Best Gift can come at the most unexpected moments, especially for a lonesome teacher enlisted over the holidays to chaperone the niece of a notorious rake. <P> Playing House finds an impoverished young woman longing to celebrate just one last, joyous Christmas before she and her orphaned siblings are separated forever. <P> And in No Room at the Inn, a winter storm on Christmas Eve brings a young couple in from the cold, desperately in need of warmth and shelter for their unborn child.

In the Company of Heroes

by Michael J. Durant Steven Hartov

In the autumn of 1993, American special forces were dispatched to the famine-stricken land of Somalia. Their intervention in this war-torn country was the most dramatic US military action since Vietnam. A routine mission went horribly wrong when Michael Durant's Black Hawk helicopter was shot down over Mogadishu and he was quickly surrounded by Somali troops and taken captive. The brutal torture he underwent was made all too clear to the world when his coerced statements were broadcast on live television and his battered face appeared on the cover of magazines around the globe. Michael Durant's ordeal was first described in Mark Bowden's international bestseller Black Hawk Down and the critically acclaimed film of the same name. This, his first-person gripping account tells of bravery under fire, torture, imprisonment, and the terrifying day by day reality for a soldier, unarmed and helpless in enemy hands, fighting to survive.

The Masque of the Black Tulip (Pink Carnation #2)

by Lauren Willig

...But now she has a million questions about the Pink Carnation's deadly French nemesis, the Black Tulip. And she's pretty sure that her handsome onagain, off-again crush, Colin Selwick, has the answers somewhere in his archives.<P><P> But what she discovers in an old codebook is something juicier than she ever imagined.

To Rescue a Rogue (Company of Rogues #10)

by Jo Beverley

Lady Mara St. Bride has never backed down from a good adventure, which was how she wound up roaming the streets of London in the middle of the night, wearing nothing but a shift and corset beneath an old blanket. Luckily, her brother's oldest friend, the devilishly sexy Lord Darius Debenham, answered her plea for help. Now she intends to repay the favor. . . <P> Before he was wounded at Waterloo, Dare had embraced everything life had to offer. Forever changed by the war, he now believes nothing--not even the interference of a lovely young minx like Mara--can rescue him from his demons. But Mara is determined to reignite his warm smile, and enlists the help of all the Rogues to offer Dare a temptation he cannot resist. . . .

Dipped in Chocolate

by Renee Luke

From the author who made her stunning debut in Chocolate Kissescomes a sinfully delicious erotic anthology. A trio of erotic treats from an author who knows how to seduce-and deliver. In Gimme Some Sugar. . . Jackson never realized how much he loved his friend Alexis-until her wedding day. Now all he has to do is convince her that their harmless kissing games over the years weren't so harmless after all. In 4 U Sweetheart. . . Toni never imagined that a night of speed-dating could lead to something serious. Until the hunk of her dreams slipped her a candy heart that said "Pick Me. " In Dipped in Chocolate. . . Nathan wants a special delicacy for his sister's bridal shower. He finds it in Jayla, the owner of a decadent chocolate shop. Now Nathan may have to abandon his bachelor ways for a piece of chocolate that's a little more solid.

Lawn Geek

by Trey Rogers

Dubbed the "Lawn Geek" by USA Today, turf scientist Trey Rogers explains how to master the well-manicured look in all climates, from basic site preparation to mowing, fertilizing, irrigating, and of course, safe and effective pest management. Whether readers are faced with their first yard or are long-time mowers, they'll find the Lawn Geek's enthusiastic and humorous advice perfect for weeding out their deep-rooted fears and insecurities. Rogers will have them looking forward to spring-and a lush lawn that will become the envy of their neighbors.

A Dangerous Love (Border Chronicles #1)

by Bertrice Small

Adair Radcliffe is only a child when her family perishes in the War of the Roses, so her real father, the womanizing King Edward IV, takes her in, honoring his promise to her mother. Once Adair turns sixteen, the king marries her off without her knowledge - and to her later outrage - in a wedding by proxy. But when tragedy leaves her a widow twice over, Adair realizes that her already tenuous social position has sunk even lower. Now, all she can do is hope that the Scottish laird to whom she is sold will have mercy on her. But little does master or servant suspect that love knows no rank. .

Kill Me (Dr. Alan Gregory Novels #14)

by Stephen White

He has chosen to die and signed a contract with the right people to make it happen. Everything will go as planned, even if he changes his mind. Which he has. And all he can do now is keep looking over his shoulder.

A Crazy Little Thing Called Death

by Nancy Martin

Nora Blackbird has made the society pages yet again. The impoverished Philadelphia heiress has agreed to wed Mick Abruzzo, son of New Jersey’s most notorious mobster. Now Nora has to help him survive the Blackbird curse: Every time a Blackbird sister marries, the groom is bound to die. But Nora’s superstitions are eclipsed by some ominous news. Penny Devine, ex-Hollywood starlet and daughter of the Philadelphia Devines, has disappeared, and strangely, her family is very eager to have her declared dead. When it’s revealed that Nora has inherited Penny’s extensive couture wardrobe, eyebrows rise even higher. The only way for Nora to keep her name clear and save her sanity is to snoop among the snooty...until she sniffs out the truth. .

Vanished

by Karen Robards

Seven years ago, Sarah Mason's five-year-old daughter vanished during an outing at a park in Beaufort, South Carolina. Despite a frantic search, little Lexie was never found, and Sarah was left to pick up the pieces of her shattered life and go on the best she could. Then, one hot August night, Sarah comes home to hear the phone ringing. When she picks it up, a child's terrified voice whispers, "Mommy, help, come and get me . . . " The call is cut off, but not before Sarah's heart goes into overdrive: she is sure the voice belonged to Lexie. Five-year-old Lexie. Though seven years have passed, she sounds exactly the same. Frantic, Sarah turns to the police, the FBI, and her co-workers at the County Prosecutor's office, none of whom takes the call seriously. The only person she can count on to help her is Jake Hogan, her closest friend in the world, the man who has provided a strong shoulder for her to lean on throughout the long search. A former FBI agent, Jake is now a P. I. , and though he is skeptical about the authenticity of the call, the attraction he feels for Sarah pushes him to help her. He is convinced someone is deliberately tormenting the grief-stricken mother. Their long friendship explodes into a romance as they try to figure out who, and why - and what happened to Lexie. When the torment escalates to murder, Jake is the only one who can keep Sarah safe. Together, they are caught up in a nightmare search for Lexie that just might end with Sarah's death.

Notorious

by Virginia Henley

Never before published-from the New York Times bestselling author of Infamous The daughter of Jory de Warenne and lady-in-waiting to Queen Isabelle, the spirited Brianna de Beauchamp is betrothed to the distinguished Lincoln Robert de Warenne, but yearns for a deeper passion. When she meets the dark and dangerous Wolf Mortimer-a man who possesses the Celtic gift of second sight-she finds it impossible not to surrender to his fierce desire. And when Wolf's father-the queen's lover, Roger Mortimer-is imprisoned in the Tower of London, she finds herself swept on an adventure that not only puts her heart in peril, but jeopardizes the life of the man who could be her destiny. . . .

Between the Tides

by Patti Callahan Henry

Nine months after her father, a literature professor, passed away, Catherine Leary still hasn't fulfilled his last wish: that she scatter his ashes in the Seaboro River in South Carolina. Seaboro was the scene of a childhood tragedy that forced her family to move, and Catherine doesn't ever want to see it again. But on the evening of her thirtieth birthday, Forrest Anderson, her father's young colleague, and her former boyfriend, pays a visit and challenges Catherine with three three probing questions that her father had intended to put in a letter to her before he died. It's these questions that will inspire Catherine to make a poignant trip into her past.

Insight

by Sylvia Browne

Her most personal book to date, Insight is Sylvia Browne's candid exploration of her fifty years of psychic readings. Covering a wide variety of subjects, Insight is Sylvia's generous reflection about being a psychic and how she discovered the compassion to nurture each and every one of her clients throughout her unique and distinguished career.

Sudden Pleasures

by Bertrice Small

Ashley Kimbrough has everything a woman could want. Not only is she wealthy and successful, she has a more than satisfying sex life in The Channel, a secret network that allows women to live out their wildest fantasies. But if she doesn't find herself a husband she could be in danger of losing it all. Then multi-millionaire Ryan Mulcahy enters Ashley's life. With that Celtic warrior's body and drop-dead gorgeous face, he makes her fantasies run wild. Although their marriage is one of convenience, Ashley is starting to wonder whether she can use everything she learned from The Channel on her unsuspecting husband. .

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