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by J. R. KleinThe plan is simple—buy an old farm house in the country, escape from your busy life in the city. That’s what Michael and Audrey Felton are hoping for when they move into the Ostermann house in rural Krivac, Texas. But everything goes wrong from the beginning. Michael finds a bizarre nine-sided object that is linked to an arcane numerological code. Things in the house disappear or are mysteriously moved from place to place. Someone, something, is getting into the house. Michael elicits the help ... more
by Deanna MaddenIn 429 B.C., the second year of the Peloponnesian war, fifteen-year-old Rhea loses her parents to a plague that strikes Athens. Facing an unwanted marriage to an older man, she yearns to meet the handsome young athlete Doros. Meanwhile, Maron, a gifted sculptor-slave she has befriended, urges her to shape her own destiny and risk all for love.
by Kristina CowanWhen Postpartum Packs a Punch offers solace to mothers who have faced traumatic birth and perinatal mood disorders, as well as a chorus of different voices—parents, experts, and researchers. All are singing the same song: while the U.S. has made strides in caring for new mothers, we still have far to go. Stigma silences women, and blinds those on the sidelines. Stories of others’ struggles are an antidote for stigma, because they let mothers know that they’re not alone. Kristina Cowan describe... more
by Lauren SmithHE’S MADE A DANGEROUS WAGER Ambrose Worthing is no gentleman. He’s a proud cold-hearted rake who’s determined to stay a bachelor forever. He enjoys bedding a different woman every night without the risk of falling in love. When he hears about a wager over the seduction and ruination of the daughter of his father’s best friend, he knows he must intervene. Committing himself to the bet, he agrees to seduce Lady Alexandra Rockford—for her own good. He never expected the lady in question to be a bea... more
by Patricia LillieA novel of slow burn horror. Carole knows there can be no tie between her autistic daughter and the strange events in Port Massasauga. It’s not logical. It’s not possible. The Ceiling Man has picked up other watchers in his travels, but they all dismissed him as a nightmare. The girl is different. She knows he’s real. Teenage Abby is an innocent. The stranger only she sees and hears introduces her to evil. When Carole falls under the stranger’s sway, Abby must solve the puzzle of The Ceiling ... more
by Tom Jones
In the earliest decades of the 20th century, more than twenty-eight million men and women—black and white—began “The Great Migration” north from the Deep South and Appalachia, lured by high wages and the opportunity to make a better life for themselves and their families. Among the white southerners who left their homes, literally hundreds of thousands came to work in the rubber factories of Ohio during the teens and twenties, forever changing its culture, history and politics. Who were they?... more
by Erin Nelsen Parekh“Now the hungry lion roars, And the wolf behowls the moon…” This beautiful book weaves a story of nighttime adventure and frolic using Puck’s lines from Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream Act 5.2. Fairies and animals caper through the moonlit countryside through park and pale, over hill and over dale, before they all settle in for a long, peaceful sleep. The perfect bedtime story for small Shakespeare fans and their parents.
by Rene SearsMorgan Tenpenny has retreated from her painful, magical past, choosing to live quietly as a guardian of one of the gates between worlds. But her sister Gwen is married to a lord of the High Court of Faerie—and when Gwen asks her to protect her nieces, it's time for Morgan to emerge from her seclusion. The gates to Faerie have inexplicably closed, and no one knows why, not even Falcon, the fae Morgan finds trapped on her side of the gate. As a devastating illness that only affects magic users st... more
by Tess CollinsAt the peak of Shadow Mountain lives a woman who holds to the old ways of magic and conjuring. Delta Wade protects ancient mysteries for her son, Lafette, hoping he will grow up to wield those powers for the good of humankind. But the epoch of witch lore is giving way to an age of industrial titans greedy to control the mountains' resources for material gain. As one man seeks to destroy Delta, another offers his love as salvation. Mother and son struggle with an enigmatic past only to find that ... more
by Robin MerrillGertrude is back! When she finds a murder victim at her local Goodwill, she tries to tell the Sheriff's Department everything she knows. Of course, they don't listen. So of course, she must solve the mystery herself. And the only way she can figure to do this is to go undercover—as the Mattawooptock Goodwill's newest team member. Anyone who knows Gertrude knows this probably isn't the best idea. She'll probably get fired. Or arrested. Or worse.
by Heather Wardell
"I'm doing the right thing, not feeding myself. It's the only thing I can do, so I will do it. Gloria can somehow have the energy I don't take in, and it will help her stay alive."
Twenty years ago, fourteen-year-old Valerie rushed off for lunch with her boyfriend instead of properly putting away a packet of balloons, and her little brother choked to death on his third birthday. In response, Valerie locked down every aspect of her life so she could never lose control like that ... more
by Harry Mills + Chris HornCook + Cork explores basic food and wine relationships, introduces the idea of the Mind Mouth, and lays out an essential Wine Wardrobe with food-friendly recipes to get you started on your way to cooking with pairing in mind. Sommelier Chris Horn gives his honest opinion and instruction on how to navigate the daunting world of wine stores and restaurant wine lists and gives you the template for what bottles to have on hand at all times. Each essential bottle is matched with a recipe written with... more
by Anna CastleProfessor James Moriarty has one desire left in his shattered life: to stop the man who ruined him from harming anyone else. Then he meets amber-eyed Angelina and his world turns upside down. Stalked by the implacable Sherlock Holmes, he’s tangled in a web of murder and deceit. He’ll have to lose himself to save his life and win the woman he loves.
by Crystal WaltonPlaying consultant to a guy she’s determined to crack is the perfect distraction artist Ti Russo needs to forget about the past stalking her back home. Until the real danger turns out to be a picket-fenced life she has no business falling for. With the threat of his shop’s foreclosure jeopardizing his daughter’s health care, the last thing single dad Drew Anderson needs is a distracting hippie chick swooping in to shake up what he’s fought to protect. Including himself. But as sparks flare and... more
by Curtis KrusieArchitect Grey Cavanaugh and his girlfriend, interior designer Misty Sommer, have put their hearts and souls into production of the Star Silo, a contemporary skyscraper sure to change the St. Louis skyline for generations to come. But when a mysterious death sends the FBI to their doorstep, it becomes clear that there is more to this project than they know. What’s also clear is that Grey’s own family has some deep, dark secrets. Before they know what’s happening, Grey and Misty are on the run—no... more
by Jeff Gunhus
When helicopters and armored vehicles filled with soldiers in hazmat suits quarantine the small mountain town of Resurrection, Colorado, Sheriff Rick Johnson feels like the Jihadi wars have followed him home. But while the town follows martial law out of fear of a virus released into the air, Rick isn't buying the official version of events. As he investigates, the cover story unravels and he discovers the military's presence and the salvation they offer isn't what it seems.