Return to 1930s Burning Cove, California, the glamorous seaside playground for Hollywood stars, mobsters, spies, and a host of others who find more than they bargain for in this mysterious town.
Maggie Lodge, assistant to the reclusive advice columnist known only as Dear Aunt Cornelia to her readers, hires down-but-not-quite-out private eye Sam Sage to help track down the person who is blackmailing her employer. Maggie and Sam are a mismatched pair. As far as Sam is concerned, Maggie is reckless and in over her head. She is not what he had in mind for a client but he can’t afford to be choosy. Maggie, on the other hand, is convinced that Sam is badly in need of guidance and good advice. She does not hesitate to give him both…Read More
Perfect for fans of Lisa Jewell, Karin Slaughter and Sandra Brown, New York Times bestselling author Christina Dodd’s all-new thriller will have readers keeping the lights on at night.
Elle remembers her favorite color, what she likes to eat, what size shoes she wears…so why doesn’t she remember her full name or how she got those bruises on her throat? And why, when Adam Ramsdell pulled her half-frozen body from the surf on a lonely California beach, did she scream as if she was being murdered?
“No one does high-stakes, high-voltage suspense quite like Dodd.” — Booklist (starred review)Read More
FIRE DANCER is a fantastic science fiction novel of slavery and rebellion and the acts that are tolerated by polite society and culture. Until those acts prove so terrible that revolt is the only answer.
An Elizabeth Lowell classic. First time in eBook.
Rheba and Kirtin are the last survivors of their homeworld, at the edges of the Concord, forgotten but rich in history and traditions. Rheba is a fire dancer, able to focus and manipulate vast amounts of energy through discipline and motion and form. Kirtin is her protector and mentor, training her in these skills and knowing that one day these energies may grow to consume her unless she masters her own emotions and the power she derives from them.Read More
A successful debut requires a smashing social event, and in this dazzling new series from New York Times bestselling author Sabrina Jeffries, the key ingredient is Elegant Occasions—a talk of the ton trio of creative, enterprising young ladies who’ve rejected working as governesses to become party planners. And if they, and their wealthy clients, happen to find love along the way, it just makes their efforts more rewarding . . .
Can this lone federal agent keep an innocent woman safe? Find out in Dangerous, a fan-favorite Long, Tall Texans story from Diana Palmer.
Tall, lean and headstrong, FBI agent Kilraven lives by his own rules. And one of those rules includes staying away from Jacobsville’s resident sweetheart, Winnie Sinclair.Read More
#1 New York Times bestseller Susan Elizabeth Phillips returns to her beloved Chicago Stars series with a romance between a Chicago Stars quarterback and one of the world’s greatest opera singers—and a major diva.
“Re-entering the world of the Chicago Stars is like a beloved friend come to call.” — #1 New York Times bestselling author Robyn CarrRead More
From Wall Street Journal bestselling author Kendra Elliot comes the story of a former FBI agent who tackles an unsolved kidnapping in the eighth installment of the Widow’s Island Novella series.
When former FBI agent Cate Wilde moves back to Widow’s Island, she envisions a simpler life than the one she had in law enforcement. But Cate’s past has a habit of catching up with her. When she receives a mysterious package containing a child’s mandible, she finds herself thrust back into action.Read More
New York Times bestselling author Catherine Anderson presents an emotionally compelling story about the hard as nails, fiercely loyal Harrigan family.
Faking her own death to escape her murderous husband, Rainie Hall takes refuge in the rural community of Crystal Falls, Oregon, where she starts work as a bookkeeper on a horse ranch run by rugged, dangerously good-looking Parker Harrigan.Read More
The final installment in the chilling Fogg Lake trilogy by New York Times bestselling author Jayne Ann Krentz.
Olivia LeClair’s experiment with speed dating is not going well. First there was the nasty encounter with the date from hell who tried to murder her and now the mysterious Harlan Rancourt—long believed dead—sits down at her table and tells her she’s the only one who can help him locate the legendary Vortex lab. This is not what Olivia had in mind when she signed up for the Four Event Success Guaranteed package offered by the dating agency…Read More
An exceptional storyteller, #1 New York Times bestselling author Robyn Carr beautifully captures the emotionally charged, complex dynamics that come with being part of any family. Readers will laugh and shed a few tears as they discover what it means to be loved, supported and accepted by the people who mean the most.
When a woman notices a young pregnant woman attending her husband’s funeral she realizes his mid-life crisis went far beyond his weekend warrior lifestyle. Carr tackles the serious issues women face with humor and heart.Read More
Sheriff Bree Taggert’s downfall is part of a killer’s cunning design in #1 Amazon Charts and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Melinda Leigh’s novel of murder, lies, and revenge.
Called to an isolated farm to check on an elderly widow, Sheriff Bree Taggert finds a brutal double homicide. One of the victims is Eugene Oscar, the bitter and corrupt former deputy she recently fired.
Working with criminal investigator Matt Flynn, Bree discovers that she isn’t the only one who had a troubling history with Eugene. But someone doesn’t want Bree digging up the past. She becomes the target of a stranger’s sick and devious campaign calculated to destroy her reputation, career, family, and new relationship with Matt. To make matters worse, she’s the prime suspect in Eugene’s murder.Read More
Welcome to Illusion Town on the colony world of Harmony—like Las Vegas on Earth, but way more weird.
Meet the new Guild boss. His name is Jones. Gabriel Jones. Meet the new dust bunny. His name is Otis. Just Otis. Yes, there will be pizza.
Booklist (starred review): “Castle expertly finesses the quicksilver pacing and danger-infused plot while displaying her mastery of dryly humorous dialogue and simmering sexual chemistry.”Read More
Spring has sprung and May is bursting into beautiful bloom with great books from some your favorite authors. Pick a bunch of your favorites this month.
Linda O. Johnston
It's May! Linda O. Johnston has certainly been looking forward to this month. As mentioned here before, she will have two new books published this month.
One is GUARDIAN K-9 ON CALL, the second in her Shelter of Secrets series for Harlequin Romantic Suspense.
The second is Linda's first book for Crooked Lane: BEAR WITNESS, her first Alaska Untamed mystery. It will be published under her first pseudonym: Lark O. Jensen. And yes, it contains a dog. And wildlife.
They won't be Linda's last...Read more
Have you ever thought about how many times your life has taken an abrupt turn—for good, or for bad? A late-night phone call. A piece of mail you didn’t expect. A chance meeting. The unexpected loss of someone you loved. A last-minute change of plans that led you to something very different. Mine sure changed… Read MoreRead More