By Cassandra Carr
Occasionally a spouse has to visit severe measures to avoid wasting her marriage. Cissy Holden isn’t chuffed. Her husband Len doesn’t support out round the condo and indicates little recognize for her. Even worse, their intercourse existence leaves a lot to be wanted. The chemistry they loved once they first met has light and Cissy is at her wits’ end.
She makes a decision to take concerns into her personal hands—literally—and introduces her wayward husband to the concept that of a Female-Led courting (FLR). firstly he’s desirous about it considering the fact that he’s getting sexual favors for doing chores, yet as Cissy ratchets up the keep an eye on, Len starts off to wonder whether he’s much less of a guy if he shall we her. much more complicated is the truth that the intercourse, one other zone the place Cissy has taken keep an eye on, is thru the roof. What does that say approximately him? merely time will inform if Len will totally bounce on board, or if Cissy has made the most important mistake of her existence.
By Barbara Freethy
#1 big apple instances Bestselling writer Barbara Freethy provides a robust modern novel -- the tale of 3 special sisters ... the secrets and techniques that bind them for all times ... and the summer time that may set them free.
Eight years in the past, the 3 McKenna sisters -- Kate, Ashley, and Caroline -- had their fifteen mins of popularity. pushed via their bold father, they received an around-the-world crusing race as young ones. yet whatever occurred out at the turbulent sea in the course of a fierce hurricane they can always remember ...
Now Tyler Jamison has come to Castleton, a picturesque island off the coast of Washington nation, asking questions about the well-known McKennas. yet at the same time the sisters shut ranks opposed to the tenacious repoter, the prior threatens to drown them in its wake. it is going to take Caroline's willingness to correct a unsuitable, Ashley's fight to stand her maximum fears, and Kate's try to embody existence -- and love -- back to ultimately calm the winds and forestall the rain.
By Gustave Flaubert
This beautiful novel tells the tale of 1 of the main compelling heroines in glossy literature--Emma Bovary. Unhappily married to a faithful, clumsy provincial surgeon, Emma revolts opposed to the ordinariness of her lifestyles by means of pursuing voluptuous goals of ecstasy and love. yet her sensuous and nostalgic wants lead her merely to ache corruption and downfall. an excellent mental portrait, Madame Bovary searingly depicts the human brain looking for transcendence. who's Madame Bovary? Flaubert's resolution to this query used to be marvelous: "Madame Bovary, c'est moi." Acclaimed as a masterpiece upon its e-book in 1857, the paintings catapulted Flaubert to the ranks of the world's maximum novelists. This quantity, with its high quality translation through Lowell Bair, a perceptive creation via Leo Bersani, and a whole complement of essays and important reviews, is the necessary Madame Bovary.
By Elley Arden
Psychotherapist Maggie Collins has continually been a bit off the proverbial wall, yet now she's additionally knee deep in a behind schedule quarter-life hindrance. together with her meager paychecks wolfed by means of scholar personal loan debt, a vehicle money, and lease for workplace house, dwelling at domestic with a flighty, folk-singing mom gave the impression of a good suggestion . . . initially. Now Maggie's now not so definite. She wishes house to make things better out and release a lifetime of her personal, yet she wishes a cushion of money to get there. whilst an unforeseen telephone name brings a suggestion Maggie cannot refuse, she's one take care of the satan clear of relocating out of her mother's house.
The satan of agreement negotiations, baseball agent Jordon Kemmons, has an issue the standard specialists cannot repair . . . his celebrity pitcher is simply too depressed to throw moves. Even worse, Jordon's post-divorce grudge opposed to ladies is popping him right into a raging mess. If determined occasions demand determined measures, then cynical Jordon has made the main determined movement of all. he is hoping horny psychotherapist Maggie Collins is the reply to all his rusty prayers.
Soon Maggie and Jordon are scuffling with an allure that threatens every thing they have ever believed. If it is not simply actual appeal . . . if it truly is anything extra, perhaps wrongs could make a right.
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By Iris Johansen
#1 New York Times bestselling writer Iris Johansen supplies readers lots of warmth in a sultry story of affection and betrayal within the sizzling desolate tract sun.
4 years in the past, after Cory Brandel’s passionate affair with Sheikh Damon El Karim ended, she gave start to his son—and saved it mystery from him. whilst Damon reveals out the reality, he kidnaps the boy and takes him internationally to his wilderness state, realizing Cory will follow.
Damon vows to punish Cory for depriving him of his son and inheritor, yet does he rather suggest to imprison her in his palace until eventually she surrenders to him? it's savage, unthinkable—but simply because she is struggling with for her son, Cory has no selection. Time turns out to have deepened the alarming warmth of her allure to this desolate tract pirate, and Cory is familiar with he has in simple terms to stoke her physique and she or he will pass up in flames. In rage, Damon had meant to bind Cory to him by way of strength, yet as a substitute he's bewildered by means of his desire for her contact. in the past, Cory by no means understood Damon’s loneliness, yet is she robust adequate to provide him the long-lasting love that he wishes?
By Naima Simone
In recent times, issues were a bit bizarre for Sloane Barrett—late evening crank calls, stressful photographs inher inbox, her tires slashed. She attempts to not enable it hassle her. She attempts to faux every thing is okay. Then an individual breaks into her condominium and assaults her...and Sloane realizes she wishes specialist support. Tall, beautiful and overwhelmingly excessive support. yet Sloane understands all too good simply how a lot difficulty severe men may be. defense expert Ciaran Ross's precedence is to make sure Sloane is secure. His intestine tells him she's at risk, yet his emotions for her are pulling his concentration. Ciaran has already made the error of falling for a shopper, and the consequences have been disastrous. He will not danger it back. He cannot. yet working from love is the top-quality technique to get Sloane killed...
By Sylvia Day
Elijah Reynolds is the main dominant of lycans, a unprecedented Alpha whose ability at the hunt is handed in simple terms via his primal sexuality. Vashti is the second one strongest vampire on the planet, a deadly attractiveness with a direction of devastation in her wake. they're enemies ate up with a fierce wish. yet as warfare looms, every one needs to make a decision the place their loyalty lies--with their very own variety or with the enemy lover they could now not reside with out.
By Katie Kacvinsky
During this provocative cautionary story for teenagers, the sequel to Awaken, seventeen-year-old Maddie’s uprising opposed to the digital-only existence grows harmful. Maddie is in la, attempting to remain out of hassle. yet one evening, a possible small act of defiance lands her within the position she fears the main: a reformatory. right here, sufferers are reprogrammed to simply accept a electronic lifestyles. Maddie is now scuffling with for her brain, her soul, and her very lifestyles. once more, Katie Kacvinsky paints a nerve-racking photograph of our more and more technology-based society.
By Michele Jaffe
A fiction debut that shimmers with sensuality and conjures up a mystical time and position, Michele Jaffe's "The Stargazer" is likely one of the so much talked-about novels of the yr. A hot and witty love tale laced with spell binding intrigue, an unforgettable event set opposed to the wonderful and totally romantic panorama of Renaissance Venice, this excellent novel marks the coming of a superb new storytelling expertise. Bianca Salva, the intense and gorgeous daughter of a well known health care provider, defies the conventions of the day through training medication one of the bad in her urban. while she arrives on the domestic of a tender courtesan, she is stunned to discover a sad scene: the girl has been murdered, stabbed with a dagger bearing the coat of fingers of Ian Foscari, a good-looking aristocrat popular all through Britain and Europe for his brave escapades and his romantic conquests. Clutching the shining dagger, Bianca seems to be as much as see none except Ian Foscari himself. In a heartbeat, the speeding Ian attracts the most obvious end that he is stuck the assassin redhanded. Bianca, in the meantime, mistrusts Ian and presumes he's accountable of the bloody killing. decided to not permit this risky albeit desirable lady out of his sight, Ian speedy spirits Bianca again to his palace, the place he'll announce to society that she is his fiancee -- a plan that with ease satisfies his family's insistence that he discover a spouse. And whereas shrewdpermanent Bianca understands the scheme will let them time to figure out the genuine assassin, it's approximately insufferable to be held "prisoner" by means of this imperious, even though starkly sensual, guy. however the gentle of suspicion leaves them nowhere to conceal. Now, what all started as an important association fortheir quest for the reality turns into its personal type of exciting partnership -- a heated fit of wits with an indisputable, impossible to resist ardour at its center. Stepping rigorously between secrets and techniques of homicide and betrayal, and breathless whispers of hope, Bianca unearths herself the linchpin in a conspiracy the place love will be her in basic terms hope...or the best risk of all. With sureness and sensitivity, proficient newcomer Michele Jaffe deftly captures a desirable historic era...and the ageless wishes of the human center.
By Jennifer Roberson
He used to be a champion of sword magic sworn to trace the hounds of hoolies. but sooner than Tiger waited perils some distance deadlier than any hounds--the Dragon's Lair. a mystical novel of sword and spell from the writer of Sword-Dancer and Sword-Singer.