Shelfbuzz Undiscovered Gems for the Week of Sunday, July 21, 2019

Shelbuzz Undiscovered Gems. Best Kindle Ebook Discoveries for the Week of Sunday, July 21, 2019

Happy Sunday, Shelfbuzzers. Here’s this week’s list of handpicked, highly-rated books. Enjoy!


The Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon by Alexander McCall Smith



Genre(s): Mystery

Modern ideas get tangled up with traditional ones in the latest intriguing installment in the beloved, best-selling No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series. Precious Ramotswe has taken on two puzzling cases. First she is approached by the lawyer Mma Sheba, who is the executor of a deceased farmer’s estate. Mma Sheba has a feeling that the young man who has stepped forward may be falsely impersonating the farmer’s nephew in order to claim his inheritance. Mma Ramotswe agrees to visit the farm and find out what she can about the self-professed nephew. Then the proprietor of the Minor…(more)



The Remaining by D.J. Molles



Genre(s): Thriller, Sci-fi, Horror

In a steel-and-lead encased bunker a Special Forces soldier waits on his final orders. On the surface a bacterium has turned 90% of the population into hyper-aggressive predators. Now Captain Lee Harden must leave the bunker and venture into the wasteland to rekindle a shattered America…(more)



Written in the Stars by Christina Coryell



Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction, Romance

Roundabout these parts, dirt roads don’t just get you from point A to point B. They intersect to create a maze of life often missed when outsiders drive through a sleepy town. The number on the population sign might seem insignificant, but a few short steps from the beaten path, there’s more than meets the eye. Look a little closer… That sleek out-of-town convertible is bringing former pageant queen Brooke Langdon back into town for the first time in a decade. She’s dragging nothing with her but the hyphen in her last name. Gatlin Moore is running his…(more)



A Trace of Copper by Anne Renwick



Genre(s): Fantasy, Paranormal

New recruit to the Queen’s agents, Dr. Piyali Mukherji is given a simple first assignment. Travel to the small Welsh village of Aberwyn and solve the mystery of a young woman’s blue skin lesion. A challenging task, for the alarming infection is unlike anything she’s seen before — and it’s spreading. Evan Tredegar, the town’s pharmacist and the only man to ever capture her heart, knows more than he’s telling. Despite his efforts to push her away, her touch reawakens old desires. As more villagers fall victim to the strange disease, he’ll have no choice but to reveal his secrets, even…(more)



The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax by Dorothy Gilman



Genre(s): Mystery

Mrs. Virgil (Emily) Pollifax of New Brunswick, New Jersey, was a widow with grown, married children. She was tired of attending her Garden Club meetings. She wanted to do something good for her country. So, naturally, she became a CIA agent. She takes on a “job” in Mexico City. The assignment doesn’t sound dangerous at first, but then, as often happens, something goes wrong. Now our dear Mrs. Pollifax finds herself embroiled in quite a hot Cold War — and her country’s enemies find themselves entangled with one unbelievably feisty lady…(more)



The Simple Wild: A Novel by K.A. Tucker



Genre(s): Romance

City girl Calla Fletcher attempts to reconnect with her estranged father, and unwittingly finds herself torn between her desire to return to the bustle of Toronto and a budding relationship with a rugged Alaskan pilot in this masterful new romance from acclaimed author K. A. Tucker. Calla Fletcher was two when her mother took her and fled the Alaskan wild, unable to handle the isolation of the extreme, rural lifestyle, leaving behind Calla’s father, Wren Fletcher, in the process. Calla never looked back, and at twenty-six, a busy life in Toronto is all she knows. But when her father…(more)



All Worked Up by Skylar Hill



Genre(s): Romance

Nothing is going Maddy’s way: she just lost her job, her landlord is a lecherous nightmare and three months ago, her boyfriend dumped her and the reason why haunts her: Your libido is out of control for a girl. Those words have been circling in her head ever since. When a job working on a new subscription box — chock full of fun for his and her pleasure — falls into Maddy’s lap, she thinks the universe is laughing at her. And when she gets a look at the jaw-droppingly handsome owner of Purely Pleasure, she knows it. Carter Daniels understands…(more)



P.S. from Paris by Marc Levy



Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction

From Marc Levy, the most-read French author alive today, comes a modern-day love story between a famous actress hiding in Paris and a bestselling writer lying to himself. They knew their friendship was going to be complicated, but love — and the City of Lights — just might find a way. On the big screen, Mia plays a woman in love. But in real life, she’s an actress in need of a break from her real-life philandering husband — the megastar who plays her romantic interest in the movies. So she heads across the English Channel to hide in Paris…(more)



The Widows of Malabar Hill by Sujata Massey



Genre(s): Historical

1920s India: Perveen Mistry, Bombay’s only female lawyer, is investigating a suspicious will on behalf of three Muslim widows living in full purdah when the case takes a turn toward the murderous. The author of the Agatha and Macavity Award-winning Rei Shimura novels brings us an atmospheric new historical mystery with a captivating heroine…(more)



A STRANGE BEGINNING : A STAND-ALONE Biographical NOVEL & by Gretta Curran Browne



Genre(s): Historical

Celebrated poet. Political genius. Discover the humble beginnings of a 19th century icon. Readers’ Favorite Award Winner Finalist in the Ian Book Of The Year Award for Outstanding Historical Fiction Aberdeen, 1798 — Beginning when he is a boy of ten years old, we join George Gordon when he is living a miserable life with his manic Scottish mother in a few rented rooms above a shop. Poetry is his only form of escape. Tormented by his mother, the boy narrowly survives childhood through the dint of his own intelligence and his sabre-sharp wit. But his bleak world takes a…(more)



Shelfbuzz Undiscovered Gems for the Week of Sunday, July 14, 2019

Shelbuzz Undiscovered Gems. Best Kindle Ebook Discoveries for the Week of Sunday, July 14, 2019

Happy Sunday, Shelfbuzzers. Here’s this week’s list of handpicked, highly-rated books. Have a great week!


If I Run by Terri Blackstock



Genre(s): Religious, Thriller

Casey knows the truth. But it won’t set her free. Casey Cox’s DNA is all over the crime scene. There’s no use talking to police; they’ve failed her abysmally before. She has to flee before she’s arrested… or worse. The truth doesn’t matter anymore. But what is the truth? That’s the question haunting Dylan Roberts, the war-weary veteran hired to find Casey. PTSD has marked him damaged goods, but bringing Casey back can redeem him. Though the crime scene seems to tell the whole story, details of the murder aren’t adding up. Casey Cox doesn’t fit the profile of…(more)



The Color of Joy by Julianne MacLean



Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction, Romance

The Color of Joy is USA Today bestselling author Julianne MacLeans eighth installment in her popular Color of Heaven series, which has delivered many happy sighs to thousands of readers worldwide and left them clamoring for more. Bring tissues and prepare to be up all night reading this fast-paced, emotionally charged tale about the obstacles we encounter in everyday life and the real life magic that helps us to triumph over them…(more)



Love Muffin And Chai Latte by Anya Wylde



Genre(s): Romance, Contemporary Fiction, Free

Clear your calendar, turn on your voicemail and get cozy on the sofa as Anya Wylde has decided to dip her toes into the world of contemporary romance… Love Muffin and Chai Latte follows the journey of Tabitha Lee Timmons as she deals with financial stress, loony relatives, some crooks, an unhappy bride to be, a grumpy old man and two heartbreakingly handsome men…(more)



Warped Ambition by Debbie S. TenBrink



Genre(s): Thriller

When the battered body of a teenage girl is found in a dumpster, Lieutenant Jo Riskin is called to take the case. Investigating with her partner, Detective Lynae Parker, Jo uncovers secrets, loyalties, and ambitions that give motives to a surprising number of suspects , including a boyfriend from the wrong side of the tracks. While immersed in her current case, Jo is battling her own personal demons. After two years, she is still grieving over the loss of her husband, who was killed in the line of duty. New information that could help solve his murder, and let her move…(more)



Acquisition by Chelle Bliss



Genre(s): Romance

A ONE-NIGHT STAND with a handsome stranger wasn’t a problem–until he tries to STEAL her company. Ambitious, high-powered CEO Lauren Bradley is one press release away from catapulting her company to new heights. Rival CEO, Antonio Forte is arrogant, controlling, and sexy. She should know, since Antonio’s a one-night stand she thought she’d never see again. Antonio wants to take over more than her company, he wants her as part of the Acquisition. Let the games begin…(more)



Sunshine and Bullets: A Dark Reverse Harem Romance by CoraLee June



Genre(s): Romance

Sunshine. It’s a nickname I haven’t heard since I lived on Woodbury Lane, where the houses were pretty but the secrets? Deadly. It was a pet name known only to the Bullets. Rough, violent, and ruthless, they laid claim to the town — and my heart. I wasn’t supposed to fall for a boy from the wrong side of the tracks — especially not four of them. But they were the only ones who understood that sometimes hell hides in plain sight. I was the girl with all the conveniences a privileged upbringing could provide. The world only saw two loving parents…(more)



Born of Water: A Mermaid Fantasy and Elemental Origins Novel by A.L. Knorr



Genre(s): Fantasy, Paranormal

A mysterious shipwreck could unlock ancient powers… or send her to a watery grave. Targa MacAuley feels more at home on dry land than in the watery realm of her mermaid ancestors. After 17 years on solid ground, she fears she’ll never grow into the creature her mother hoped she’d become. To keep her mom’s homesickness and true identity under wraps, Targa signs on for a mysterious salvage dive in the Baltic Sea. Her plan to blend in with the rest of the crew is spoiled when she catches the eye of a handsome local. A freak accident and a…(more)



A New World: Chaos by John OBrien



Genre(s): Sci-fi, Horror

There is no sanctuary. That was taken away in the blink of an eye. Humanity went out not with a whimper, but a bang. Jack, a sometimes humorous, sometimes philosophical ex-special operations pilot and soldier is one of the few left to struggle through the desolation left in the aftermath; seeking to survive as a new ferocious species emerges from the rubble, hungry and unrelenting. Will his special forces training be enough? Will he be able to keep his children safe and guide the few survivors through perils that now roam the world they once knew? Or will the…(more)



The Poppy Field: A gripping and emotional World War One historical romance by Deborah Carr



Genre(s): Historical, Romance

Young nurse, Gemma, is struggling with the traumas she has witnessed through her job in the NHS. Needing to escape from it all, Gemma agrees to help renovate a rundown farmhouse in Doullens, France, a town near the Somme. There, in a boarded-up cupboard, wrapped in old newspapers, is a tin that reveals the secret letters and heartache of Alice Le Breton, a young volunteer nurse who worked in a casualty clearing station near the front line. Set in the present day and during the horrifying years of the war, both woman discover deep down the strength and courage…(more)



The River Maid by Dilly Court



Genre(s): Historical

London, 1854: twenty-year-old Essie Chapman lives with her father in poverty stricken Limehouse, working on the river as a boatman. Her life seems set before her, never to leave this part of London and forever at her father’s beck and call. Then, one night, she must transport a mysterious man from a foreign ship to the banks of the Thames, a man who ends up renting a room in Essie’s house, identifying himself only as ‘Raven’. When curiosity gets the better of her, Essie follows him and unwittingly becomes involved in something far greater than she could ever…(more)



Shelfbuzz Undiscovered Gems for the Week of Sunday, July 7, 2019

Shelbuzz Undiscovered Gems. Best Kindle Ebook Discoveries for the Week of Sunday, July 7, 2019

Happy Sunday, Shelfbuzzers. Here’s this week’s list of handpicked, highly-rated books. Enjoy!


The Truth About Lies by Aly Martinez



Genre(s): Romance

Truth: From over a thousand miles away, I watched on the screen of my phone as two men murdered my wife. And I was helpless to save her. Consumed by hate and rage, I spent four years running from my memories. Until a shattered woman gave me a reason to stop. Cora lived in a nightmare, but through sheer force of will, she’d turned it into something beautiful. She had a smile that could pierce the darkest soul. And with one glance, she shredded mine. Lie: I was only there for a fresh start. Lie: I had no idea what…(more)



Good Girl by Tricia OMalley



Genre(s): Romance

From New York Times and USA Today bestselling author, Tricia O’Malley, comes a brand new series about love, self-discovery and embracing your inner mermaid. She shouldn’t be on this island. If she was smart, Samantha Jameson would turn around and march right back to the plane that deposited her at a faded hut of an airport on Siren Island. Yet, Samantha just can’t muster the energy to do so, not after the hellish week she’s had. Her whole life has been spent playing by the rules, and for what? An empty apartment, a career with no upward movement, and…(more)



It Isnt Cheating if Hes Dead by Julie Frayn



Genre(s): Romance, Contemporary Fiction

Jemima Stone waited four long years for her missing fianc to come home, burying herself in her job and feeding the homeless. When Gerald is found dead halfway across the country, she is devastated. Detective Finn Wight promises to uncover the truth behind Geralds mysterious death.Delivering sandwiches to her homeless friends, she discovers a newcomer. Though he refuses to speak, his haunted eyes tell Jemima that he is in trouble — hiding from someone or something. Jemima turns to Detective Wight in hopes of helping the man. But uncovering his true identity leads to the discovery of secrets none of…(more)



South of Justice by Joni M Fisher



Genre(s): Thriller

At thirty-five, veterinarian Terri Pinehurst has achieved the financial, social, and personal goals in her life, except for one. She wants a lifetime kind of love, but like all her goals, this one, too, has high standards. When she meets FBI Agent Blake Clayton, he exceeds her hopes and wakes up dormant passions in her. The day they marry at Blake’s family’s ranch in North Carolina, fishermen find bones in the nearby river that lead to an investigation into the death of a missing neighbor. After Blake is arrested, Terri launches her own search for the truth and an…(more)



The Matrimonial Advertisement by Mimi Matthews



Genre(s): Historical, Romance

She Wanted Sanctuary… Helena Reynolds will do anything to escape her life in London, even if that means traveling to a remote cliffside estate on the North Devon coast and marrying a complete stranger. But Greyfriar’s Abbey isn’t the sort of refuge she imagined. And ex-army captain Justin Thornhill–though he may be tall, dark, and devastatingly handsome–is anything but a romantic hero. He Needed Redemption… Justin has spent the last two decades making his fortune, settling scores, and suffering a prolonged period of torture in an Indian prison. Now, he needs someone to smooth the way for…(more)



The View from Endless Street: Short Stories from the South of England by Rebecca Lloyd



Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction

With this collection of short stories set in the south of England and beyond, Rebecca Lloyd explores relationships and the brave or foolish things they can make people do. These stories about murder and ghosts, delusion and desperation, obsession and arson, show readers a sometimes sweet, sometimes macabre vision of humanity. Rebecca Lloyd channels Roald Dahl’s wit and flair for the unexpected in this collection that will appeal to the quirky side of the literary reader…(more)



The Yiddish Gangsters Daughter by Joan Lipinsky Cochran



Genre(s): Thriller

Since separating from her philandering husband, Boca Raton writer Becks Ruchinsky has struggled to build a closer relationship with her quirky and contentious father, Tootsie, who lives in a retirement home. One evening, as she and her father are relaxing on the home’s front porch, an elderly woman accuses Tootsie of having murdered her husband fifty years earlier. Tootsie admits to ratting on the man, who’d cheated their Jewish syndicate boss out of thousands of dollars, but denies killing the widow’s husband. He also admits to having friends in the Jewish mafia and shares stories about his experiences. But the…(more)



Duel in the Dark by Jay Allan



Genre(s): Sci-fi

A duel, in the deepest darks, a savage fight between two veteran warriors, two captains, two heroes. An epic battle that only one can survive. A fight to determine if there is peace, or a bloody war where billions will die. The Confederation battleship Dauntless has spent ten months patrolling the border, alone, watching for an attack from the enemy Union. The crew is exhausted, and the aging vessel needs repairs. The fleet is mobilized, ready for the war it knows is coming. The forward bases are overloaded beyond capacity, and Dauntless is sent clear across the Confederation, to a…(more)



From Unseen Fire by Cass Morris



Genre(s): Fantasy, Historical

The Dictator is dead; long live the Republic. But whose Republic will it be? Senators, generals, and elemental mages vie for the power to shape the future of the city of Aven. Latona of the Vitelliae, a mage of Spirit and Fire, has suppressed her phenomenal talents for fear they would draw unwanted attention from unscrupulous men. Now that the Dictator who threatened her family is gone, she may have an opportunity to seize a greater destiny as a protector of the people — if only she can find the courage to try. Her siblings — a widow who conceals a canny…(more)



The Apothecary Rose by Candace Robb



Genre(s): Historical, Mystery

It is Christmastide, 1363, and two suspicious deaths in the infirmary of St. Mary’s Abbey catch the attention of the powerful John Thoresby, Lord Chancellor of England and Archbishop of York. One victim is a pilgrim, while the second is Thoresby’s ne’er-do-well ward, both apparently poisoned by a physic supplied by Master Apothecary Nicholas Wilton. In the wake of these deaths, the archbishop dispatches one-eyed spy Owen Archer to York to find the murderer. Under the guise of a disillusioned soldier keen to make a fresh start, Owen insinuates himself into Wilton’s apothecary as an apprentice. But…(more)



Shelfbuzz Undiscovered Gems for the Week of Sunday, June 30, 2019

Shelbuzz Undiscovered Gems. Best Kindle Ebook Discoveries for the Week of Sunday, June 30, 2019

Happy Sunday, Shelfbuzzers. Here’s this week’s list of handpicked, highly-rated books. Have a great week!


The Secret of Willow Inn by Pat Nichols



Genre(s): Mystery

Two women fighting for their dreams — one who’s long lost hers — are united by tragedy and a long-held secret. Pregnant with her first child, Emily Hayes is eager to help her mother finish transforming an estate into the Willow Inn and write a novel about Willow Falls’ colorful history. A tragic event threatens her parents’ plans to refurbish an abandoned hotel and transform the obscure Georgia setting into a tourist destination. Sadie Lyles left Willow Falls a murderer who’d killed the town hero. She returns as a despised felon and seeks solace in the town’s caf. Emily struggles to…(more)



A Venture of the Heart by Amelia Judd



Genre(s): Romance

The fate of the Costa Rican resort he loves is in the hands of the woman he left behind… Paxton Bennett walked away from a privileged upbringing to devote his life to La Vida de Ensueo, the socially responsible luxury resort he manages in Costa Rica. No way will Pax let a hotel chain swallow up La Vida and turn it into another lifeless clone. All he needs is a loan to match the buy-out offer, but every damn bank keeps saying no. Pax has one last hope–an on-site visit from a loan officer he’s sure he…(more)



The Language of Hoofbeats by Catherine Ryan Hyde



Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction

From the bestselling author of Pay It Forward comes a story of the heartbreak and healing power of family. New to a small town, Jackie and Paula envision a quiet life for their kids: a young adopted son and two teenage foster children, including the troubled Star. However, they quickly butt heads with their neighbor, Clementine, who disapproves of their lifestyle and is incensed when Star befriends her spirited horse, Comet. Haunted by past tragedy and unable to properly care for Comet, Clem nevertheless resents the bond Star soon shares with the horse. When Star disappears with Comet, the neighbors…(more)



Stillhouse Lake by Rachel Caine



Genre(s): Thriller

Gina Royal is the definition of average — a shy Midwestern housewife with a happy marriage and two adorable children. But when a car accident reveals her husband’s secret life as a serial killer, she must remake herself as Gwen Proctor — the ultimate warrior mom. With her ex now in prison, Gwen has finally found refuge in a new home on remote Stillhouse Lake. Though still the target of stalkers and Internet trolls who think she had something to do with her husband’s crimes, Gwen dares to think her kids can finally grow up in peace. But just when she’s starting…(more)



Whiskey Chaser by Lucy Score



Genre(s): Romance

Raised by her three overbearing brothers, Scarlett is a hell-raising tomboy with a tool belt. A tornado stirring up trouble everywhere she goes. Her favorite pastimes? Drinking any man under the table and two-stepping. But she has zero interest in love. Scarlett’s only being neighborly when she claims her sexy next-door neighbor as her new pet project. Devlin is a man at rock bottom. Marriage, political career, five-year plan to Washington, D. C. All destroyed with one well-placed jab. The golden boy is now the black sheep relegated to Bootleg Springs, a tiny West Virginia…(more)



What Once Was True: An Irish WW2 Story by Jean Grainger



Genre(s): Historical

Robinswood, Co Waterford, 1939. The once grand house is home to two very different families. Despite delusions of grandeur, Lord and Lady Kenefick and their adult children, live a life of decayed opulence as the money needed to keep such a large house and grounds ever dwindles. Meanwhile, the Murphy family, Dermot, Isabella and their three almost grown up girls, live and work on the estate and do their best to keep everything running smoothly. Social structure is vital. Everyone knows their place, but as war looms, both families find themselves drawn into the conflict and begin questioning everything that…(more)



Some Dark Holler by Luke Bauserman



Genre(s): Fantasy, Paranormal

Ephraim Cutler has blood on his hands and a hellhound on his trail. When his mother forces him to kill an innocent man, Ephraim’s quiet life in the Appalachian Mountains is thrown into turmoil. With a bounty on his head, Ephraim flees to the hills and hollers where he discovers that his crime has drawn more than the law’s attention — the Devil’s in town with his eye on Ephraim’s soul. Desperate to escape, Ephraim is torn between two clashing figures: an outcast granny doctor rumored to be a witch — and the local preacher. As the line between grim reality and…(more)



Death on Alder: Lee Harding Mystery Book One by Beth Everett



Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction

Take a trip that’s a little bit Nancy Drew, a dash Cheech and Chong and, and just enough Streets of San Francisco to make you want to hop on a cable car. Lee Harding can’t find happiness in the harsh east coast winters. A trip to her hometown of San Francisco is meant to lift her spirits. She stays with her sister Alice’s home at the Twenty Alder compound, a tiny courtyard with five separate apartments. The residents are scurrying to prepare for their landlord Martha’s birthday celebration. The courtyard is lit with strings of lights, the bar is ready…(more)



Split Feather by Deborah A. Wolf



Genre(s): Paranormal, Fantasy

Siggy Aleksov sees demons and talks with creatures she knows aren’t really there. Taken from her family as a child, she is dogged by memories of abandonment, abuse, and mental health issues. Siggy suffers from a hot temper, cluster headaches, caffeine addiction, and terminal foul language. She complicates her life even more when she saves the life of a talented assassin sent to kill her. Deciding to get the hell out of Dodge, Siggy travels to the Alaska bush to find out who she really is. The answer is more fantastic that she could have imagined — and she can imagine…(more)



And Only to Deceive by Tasha Alexander



Genre(s): Historical, Mystery

Emily, accepting the proposal of Philip, the Viscount Ashton, was an easy way to escape her overbearing mother, who was set on a grand society match. So when Emily’s dashing husband died on safari soon after their wedding, she felt little grief. After all, she barely knew him. Now, nearly two years later, she discovers that Philip was a far different man from the one she had married so cavalierly. His journals reveal him to have been a gentleman scholar and antiquities collector who, to her surprise, was deeply in love with his wife. Emily becomes fascinated with this new…(more)



Shelfbuzz Undiscovered Gems for the Week of Sunday, June 23, 2019

Shelbuzz Undiscovered Gems. Best Kindle Ebook Discoveries for the Week of Sunday, June 23, 2019

Happy Sunday, Shelfbuzzers. Here’s this week’s list of handpicked, highly-rated books. Have a great week!


Back to You by Nicole Dykes



Genre(s): Romance

The things we go through in our youth can either leave you broken or toughen you up. In some cases, it does both. What would you do for love? How far would you go to make sure you and the one you love most don’t end up on a path leading to nowhere? When Maddison James is faced with a heartbreaking decision, love is tested, betrayal is imminent, and two brothers will never be the same…(more)



The Darkest Sunrise by Aly Martinez



Genre(s): Romance

Sticks and stones will break my bones, but words will never harm me. Whoever coined that phrase is a bald-faced liar. Words are often the sharpest weapon of all, triggering some of the most powerful emotions a human can experience.”You’re pregnant.””It’s a boy.” “Your son needs a heart transplant.”Sticks and stones will break my bones, but words will never harm me. Lies. Syllables and letters may not be tangible, but they can still destroy your entire life faster than a bullet from a gun. Two words — that was all it took to extinguish the sun from…(more)



The Paris Plot by Joseph Aragon



Genre(s): Thriller

Izzy Stone, a top Secret Service agent, is in charge of a presidential visit to Paris. Without warning, a powerful French magistrate charges the U. S. President with war crimes and crimes against humanity after an American counterterrorist strike goes awry. Now Izzy finds herself in a bloody, desperate race to save POTUS from certain death. A lethal cat and mouse chase unfolds across the City of Lights as Izzy uses her knowledge of Paris’ ancient catacombs, a buried chateau fort and the great Louvre to elude their pursuers. As France and the U. S. approach an unthinkable military confrontation…(more)



The Promise by Kate Worth



Genre(s): Romance, Historical, Mystery

When pastry chef Jane Gray tries to sell her daughters locket, she becomes the unlikely subject of a massive police hunt and fodder for Londons tabloid press. Secrets unravel, lies are exposed, and the Duke of Rutledge demands custody of his niece.Charming and handsome, the dukes brother Finn spends his leisure time between the sheets of Londons most beautiful, wanton women. The seasoned rake is perplexed by his attraction to demure, virtuous Jane… definitely not his usual type. Finn soon learns there is more to Jane than meets the eye and he longs to possess the passionate woman hidden…(more)



Between Heaven and Texas by Marie Bostwick



Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction

Welcome to Too Much–where the women are strong-willed and the men are handsome yet shiftless. Ever since Mary Dell Templeton and her twin sister Lydia Dale were children, their Aunt Velvet has warned them away from local boys. But its well known that the females in Mary Dells family have two traits in common–superior sewing skills and a fatal weakness for men.While Lydia Dale grows up petite and pretty, Mary Dell just keeps growing. Tall, smart, and sassy, she is determined to one day turn her love of sewing into a business. Meanwhile, shell settle for…(more)



Fortune Favors the Wicked by Theresa Romain



Genre(s): Historical, Romance

As a lieutenant in the Royal Navy, Benedict Frost had the respect of every man on board–and the adoration of the women in every port. When injury ends his naval career, the silver-tongued libertine can hardly stomach the boredom. Not after everything–and everyone–he’s experienced. Good thing a new adventure has just fallen into his lap… When courtesan Charlotte Perry learns the Royal Mint is offering a reward for finding a cache of stolen gold coins, she seizes the chance to build a new life for herself. As the treasure hunt begins, she realizes her tenacity is…(more)



Athenas Oracle by J.D. Brown



Genre(s): Paranormal, Fantasy, Romance

Her love was doomed from the start… Leena’s ‘gift of sight’ secures her place as the next great oracle of Athena. Instead of being groomed for wifehood like other girls, Leena spends her days within the walls of the Acropolis, shuffled around by the clergy and doomed to be a virgin forever. Before her ascension, Leena decides to take matters into her own hands. With the help of her father’s book of alchemy, she casts an incantation calling forth her own personal hero. But when that hero turns out to be a rogue vampyre prince with a haunted past, Leena…(more)



The Dragon in the Garden: The Watcher Rising Series: #1 by Erika Gardner



Genre(s): Fantasy, Paranormal

There is magic beneath the mundane and in The Dragon in the Garden, Siobhan Orsini witnesses it all. No lie can fool her, no glamour or illusion can cloud her Sight. She sees through them all and wishes she could close her eyes. Returning to face her past, Siobhan inherits her grandparents’ house in California’s wine country. She encounters a talking dragon, a hot fallen angel, a demon lord, a Valkyrie, and, oh yes, her ex-boyfriend. And that is just in the first twenty-four hours. It’s time to find out why she has this power. Siobhan seeks out…(more)



Holding the Truth by Calle J. Brookes



Genre(s): Thriller

She’d been a victim of a horrible crime at her own father’s hands. With her spirit broken and her body hurting, Texas State Police Officer Bailey Moore is determined to return to the job — and find a way to heal. No matter what she has to do. Finding her place in Value, Texas again is the hardest task she’s ever undertaken. Especially in front of the one man she has never forgotten–or lived up to his expectations. Sheriff Clay Addy is haunted by the woman he failed. Bailey’s return to the TSP reminds Clay of just how much she…(more)



The Singular Mr. Sinclair by Mia Marlowe



Genre(s): Historical

Lord and Lady Chatham were blessed with five sons and only one daughter. But when it comes to Caroline, one is more than enough… Caroline is about to embark on her third Season and her parents fear she’ll be permanently on the shelf if she fails to make a match this time. Unfortunately for them, that is precisely what Caroline wants! Curious and adventuresome, Caroline longs for a life of travel, excitement, and perhaps even a touch of danger… If only she can remain unmarried until she turns twenty-one, Caroline will inherit her grandmother’s bequest and gain her freedom…(more)