Category: Contemporary Women

  • Download The Last Camellia: A Novel by Sarah Jio PDF

    By Sarah Jio

    At the eve of the second one global battle, the final surviving specimen of a camellia plant referred to as the Middlebury red lies secreted away on an English kingdom property. plants, an novice American botanist, is reduced in size through a global ring of flower thieves to infiltrate the loved ones and procure the coveted bloom. Her seek is right now brightened by means of new love and threatened via her discovery of a chain of ghastly crimes.

    More than part a century later, backyard dressmaker Addison takes up place of abode on the manor, now owned by way of the kin of her husband, Rex. The couple’s shared ardour for mysteries is fueled through the captivating camellia orchard and an outdated gardener’s workstation. but its pages trace at darkish acts ingeniously hid. If the chance that plant life as soon as confronted continues to be a great deal alive, will Addison percentage her fate?

    Fans of Downton Abbey may still rush to choose up this novel.
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  • Download The Ming and I (A Den of Antiquity Mystery) by Tamar Myers PDF

    By Tamar Myers

    Damn previous relatives Skeletons North Carolina local Abigail Timberlake, proprietor of the Den of Antiquity, is speedy to push aside the vendor of a hideous previous vase--until the terrible girl comes hurtling again during the store window mins later, the sufferer f a deadly hit-and-run. Tall, darkish, and good-looking murder Investigator Greg Washburn--who simply occurs to be Abby's boyfriend--is annoyed by way of conflicting debts from eyewitnesses. And he is simply wanting livid along with his ever-loving, while he learns it used to be a useful Ming vase, and Abby enable it vanish from the crime scene. Abby comes to a decision she had larger discover for herself what occurred to the treasure--and to the girl who used to be demise to dispose of it. It seems the sufferer had a lineage that will make a Daughter of the Confederacy resentful, and her reference to the old outdated Roselawn Plantation makes sturdy position to begin sleuthing. due to her personal mama's impeccable southern credentials, Abby is granted an appointment with the board members--but not anyone provides her permission to snoop. And digging into the long-festering secrets and techniques of a proud kin of the outdated South seems to be a breach of excellent manners which may land Abby six toes less than within the kinfolk plot.Rattling outdated kinfolk Skeletons North Carolina local Abigail Timberlake, proprietor of the Den of Antiquity, is fast to brush off the vendor of a hideous outdated vase--until the bad girl comes hurtling again during the store window mins later, the sufferer f a deadly hit-and-run. Tall, darkish, and good-looking murder Investigator Greg Washburn--who simply occurs to be Abbys boyfriend--is annoyed by means of conflicting money owed from eyewitnesses. And hes simply in need of livid along with his ever-lovin, while he learns it was once a worthy Ming vase, and Abby enable it vanish from the crime scene. Abby makes a decision she had larger discover for herself what occurred to the treasure--and to the girl who used to be loss of life to put off it. It seems the sufferer had a lineage that may make a Daughter of the Confederacy resentful, and her reference to the ancient previous Roselawn Plantation makes strong position to begin sleuthing. because of her personal mamas impeccable southern credentials, Abby is granted an appointment with the board members--but not anyone supplies her permission to snoop. And digging into the long-festering secrets and techniques of a proud kin of the previous South seems to be a breach of excellent manners which can land Abby six toes lower than within the relatives plot.
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  • Download The Darkest Pleasure by Gena Showalter PDF

    By Gena Showalter

    Reyes is a guy possessed. sure by means of the demon of discomfort, he's forbidden to understand excitement. but he craves a mortal girl, Danika Ford, greater than breath and may do something to say her—even defy the gods.Danika is at the run. For months she's eluded the Lords of the Underworld, immortal warriors who will not leisure until eventually she and her kinfolk were destroyed. yet her goals are haunted via Reyes, the warrior whose searing contact she cannot put out of your mind. but a destiny jointly may suggest dying to all they either carry dear.…
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  • Download Der Zauber der ersten Seite (Roman) by Laurence Cossé PDF

    By Laurence Cossé

    Die Bücher, die Liebe und andere Geheimnisse …


    Wer kann Menschen, die gute Romane wollen, als Bedrohung empfinden?, fragt sich Kommissar Heffner ungläubig, als drei harmlose Menschen angegriffen werden, die einem geheimen Komitee angehören, das besondere Bücher auswählt. Auf der Suche nach der Wahrheit taucht Heffner ein in die geheimnisvolle Welt der Bücher und derer, die sie lieben. Menschen, die dem Zauber der ersten Seite immer wieder erliegen und daran glauben, dass Bücher Leben verändern, Schicksale steuern und die Liebe wecken können …


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  • Download Summer in Eclipse Bay by Jayne Ann Krentz PDF

    By Jayne Ann Krentz

    A different message from Jayne Ann Krentz

    Dear Reader:

    Summer has arrived in Eclipse Bay and issues are certainly heating up among the Hartes and the Madisons. apparently the mysterious new gallery proprietor, Octavia Brightwell, is considering having a scandalous fling with that rogue Nick Harte sooner than she leaves city. so far as Nick is worried, a momentary affair sounds ideal. however it isn’t going to be easy.

    One monstrous predicament is Mitchell Madison. For purposes of his personal, Mitchell has taken it upon himself to play parent to Octavia. He’s made it transparent that if Nick fools round together with her, there'll be a value to pay. after which there’s Nick’s younger son, Carson, who has his personal time table the place Octavia is worried. He doesn’t wish his father messing up his plans.

    Summer in Eclipse Bay goes to be eventful this 12 months. a few long-buried secrets and techniques from the notorious Harte-Madison feud are approximately to floor. The earlier and the current are on a collision direction. i am hoping you’ll sign up for me to monitor the fireworks.

    Happy analyzing . . .

    Jayne Ann Krentz

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  • Download True Love (and Other Lies) by Whitney Gaskell PDF

    By Whitney Gaskell

    Shuttle author Claire Spencer does not think in destiny, less any a part of that fairy story, chuffed finishing, love before everything sight stuff. specifically no longer for Amazon-sized ladies like her. So while Jack, the horny guy who sits subsequent to her on a flight from long island to London, asks her out, Claire figures there needs to be a capture. Is he blind? Sleazy? at the rebound? yet she makes a decision to just accept, and unearths herself smitten and a bit nervous at how chuffed she is with how briskly issues are moving.While in London (on task for Sassy Seniors! magazine), Claire is usually waiting for seeing her ally, Maddy, a type of impossibly lovely, if-I-didn't-love-her-I'd-hate-her girls who is received every little thing on this planet going for her--except that, for the 1st time in her straightforward lifestyles, Maddy has simply been dumped...by Jack. Claire's eventually met what looks the correct man, and now the one approach she will have him is by way of betraying her ally. it really is nearly sufficient to make Claire think in destiny, but when destiny does exist, it sort of feels purpose on screwing her over.
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  • Download Firefly Summer by Maeve Binchy PDF

    By Maeve Binchy

    It was once a summer season of warmth.... Kate Ryan and her  husband, John, have a rollicking pub within the Irish  village of Mountfern... attractive twelve-year-old  twins... and such impressive dreams.... It used to be a summer  of innocence... yet all that's approximately to change  this fateful summer season of 1962 while American  millionaire Patrick O'Neill involves city with his  irresistible appeal and a pocketful of money... while love  and hate vie for a town's quiet center and old  traditions start to fall apart away.... It was once a summer time of  love that will by no means come again.... A time that  has been captured ceaselessly in Maeve Binchy's  compelling relatives drama... a singular you'll by no means forget.From the Paperback version.
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  • Download Murder, My Suite by Mary Daheim PDF

    By Mary Daheim

    Gossip columnist Dagmar Delacroix Chatsworth and her yappy lapdog Rover's contemporary remain on the Hillside manor left hostess Judith McMonigle Flynn's nerves, and most sensible mattress linens, in tatters.So Judith joins cousin Renie for a few well-earned low season R&R at Canada's recognized Bugler Ski inn -- purely to find with horror that the swanky getaway is the subsequent cease on detestable Dagmar's itinerary.But it sort of feels the cousins are not the one visitors with severe grudges opposed to the dirt-disher and her malicious mutt. And whilst one of many despised lady's entourage is murdered at the snowless slopes, Judith units out to nook a killer -- prior to extra hapless hangers-on notice that Dagner's corporation could be much more toxic than her pen. Gossip columnist Dagmar Delacroix Chatsworth and her yappy lapdog Rover's contemporary remain on the Hillside Manor left hostess Judith McMonigle Flynn's nerves, and top mattress linens, in tatters. So Judith joins cousin Renie for a few well-earned low season R&R at Canada's well-known Bugler Ski hotel -- merely to find with horror that the swanky getaway is the following cease on detestable Dagmar's itinerary. however it turns out the cousins aren't the one site visitors with critical grudges opposed to the dirt-disher and her malicious mutt. And while one of many despised lady's entourage is murdered at the snowless slopes, Judith units out to nook a killer -- earlier than extra hapless hangers-on realize that Dagmar's corporation may be much more toxic than her pen.
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