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by Scott A. JohnsonWhen Gary’s crazy aunt Ester dies, he inherits her house in the forgotten town of Shy Grove. Along with his wife and son, he moves into the house to catalogue her belongings, as well as try to work on their relationships. But from the first night, strange things happen in the house. Whispers in empty rooms, shadows in corridors, and changes in Gary’s personality hint that there is something wrong. And not just with the house...
by Michael A. Malpass
Humdinger is a compelling visual and emotional journey through the life and work of the extraordinary artist, Michael Malpass, whose life was cut short at 42 years of age, as he made his way from the burgeoning art scene in New York City to becoming a “house sculptor” along the water in New Jersey. This book takes us beyond his astonishing body of work to the man behind the artist, and in doing so invites the reader to experience a truly unique level of understanding and appreciation. This is... more
by Hunter DennisThe Crimson Heirlooms. One tangible – a priceless necklace called the Cross of Nantes. The other ephemeral – a secret hidden within the lyrics of a song. Each holds the power to change the course of history. But together, the price of ownership is death or salvation. 1832, Paris. Jake Loring is an American student living in the city during the turbulent march to revolution. Torn between the safety of going home to America and the passionate adventure of joining the Resistance, Jake foolhardily ... more
by Calvin Luther MartinDid you know that beginning professors typically have no teaching experience or training? They may be experts in their academic field--but they are completely ignorant of the art of teaching it to a class of undergraduates. This slim guide, written by a master teacher/professor, aims to correct this problem. If you are a rookie professor, this book is for you. Read it before you walk into that classroom on day one.
by Steve HobbsMargaret Dearborn’s death has been a mystery since the moment her shattered body was found in the front yard of her affluent Massachusetts home two hundred years ago. Depressed after the disappearance of her true love, Cager Barclay, and in conflict with her disapproving father, most believe her death was tragically self-inflicted. Now, Meg lives again thanks to a revolutionary discovery that has regenerated her flesh and bones. When Meg confesses she still cannot let Cager's memory go, her ... more
by Julie Johnson
"Chemistry that lights the pages on fire.” - USA Today HEA blog
“When we crash-landed on the island, I thought my story was over. Turns out, it was about to begin.”
He was an asshole from the first moment we met.
I took one look at the stranger in the airport terminal and knew he was exactly the kind of man my mother spent seventeen years warning me against. Gruff, grumpy, and far too good-looking to stare at without experiencing h... more
by Rebecca Hunter
He was everything she never wanted… and everything she craved. No-nonsense Alice O’Connor came to Stockholm for work, not to fall in love. But when she meets the elusive author Jonas Hällström, they both let their guards down for one sexy night. And one night turns into more. Stockholm. Paris. New York. But Jonas has a darker past, the kind of past Alice has sworn off. The kind she has every reason to be afraid of. Can she reconcile the things he’s done with the man who makes her come alive?<... more
by Ellie FabeSpilling retro imagery of the thirties through fifties onto watercolor landscapes, artist Ellie Fabe reenvisions the world of Elizabeth Bennet with thirty-nine brilliantly colored illustrations. In this numbered limited edition of Jane Austen’s PRIDE AND PREJUDICE, the unabridged text inspires Fabe’s dreamy depictions of the characters and scenes that make this classic novel so unforgettable.
by Heather AugustynBehind Jamaica's musical reverberation lies the unlikely story of a boarding school run by Roman Catholic nuns and a brass band that helped shape some of the world’s most beloved musical forms. Under a strict disciplinarian regime, 'wayward 'boys,' many orphaned or from deeply troubled backgrounds and hailing from some of the toughest streets in the world, went on to become the backbone of Jamaican jazz, ska, rocksteady, reggae, dancehall, and dub. Alpha Boys School: Cradle Of Jamaican Music tak... more
by Roberta Silman
Secrets and Shadows is a novel about how the events of the Second World War can re-verberate into the future. Silman uses the fall of the Berlin Wall to explore the long marriage and divorce of her protagonists, Eve and Paul. When Eve agrees to accompany her former husband to Berlin, Paul recalls and narrates the past he has never been able to share with his wife. Eve begins to see how Paul's hidden childhood in Nazi Germany, shaped and influenced their marriage, and how his trauma ex... more
by Melissa Tagg
Bear McKinley’s past refuses to let go.
Ten years ago, Bear gave up everything—his freedom and his reputation—for his mess of a family. But after years of distance and too many attempts at starting over, he finally has a new life doing noble work in Brazil . . . until his past catches up to him once again. Suddenly he finds himself back in Maple Valley, charged with the care of his missing brother’s children, convinced he’s out of second chances to make his li... more
by John Leifer8 Seconds to Midnight takes the reader on a non-stop thrill-ride that begins with the clandestine transfer of nuclear material from a secure Pakistani military installation thirty miles north of Islamabad to a group of radical Islamists bent on the destruction of the West. It culminates in the streets of New York -- minutes before the impending detonation of a fifteen kiloton nuclear bomb. The city's survival hinges on one man, Commander John Hart, and his ability to ferret out the perpetrators,... more
by Josh LevineWhy Don't You Want My Stuff? A Boomer’s guide to downsizing, their Millennial kid's psyche and just things that are so… An easy to understand (maybe even fun) guide through the secondary market of online retailing, auctions and estate sales. Gather consignment insight, trend forecasting (from Pokemon to music boxes), appraisal techniques and buying tips from CEO and auctioneer Josh Levine's almost 20 years of experience in the auction world. Collectors - Pick at the brain of an experienced a... more
by Sue Rovens
by Rozsa Gaston
When their friends take a cruise to Bermuda, strangers Hint Daniels and Jack Whitby are charged with looking after their dog. Then everything starts to go wrong . . .
In the leafy New York suburb of Bronxville, Hint is supposed to hand Percy off to Jack on day five of the ten days their friends are away. But at the handoff, the dog ends up running away. Neither is willing to tell their friends the bad news that Percy is missing. Instead, they spend five frantic days desperately searchin... more
by Brian RutenbergFrom the salt marshes and moss-draped live oaks of the South Carolina Lowcountry to the New York art world, Clear Seeing Place takes the reader behind the studio door to explore the making of a painter in intimate detail. Brimming with the joy of process and a love of art history, Brian Rutenberg reveals the places, people, and experiences that led to the paintings for which he is well known today. This book is packed with ideas, observations, techniques, and career advice all thoughtfully arran... more