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Merger

Kasey (K.K.) Blakely never meant to fall in love with her business partner, but she did. When she accidentally stumbled into Joshua Crawford, he was just a man…a beautiful, sexy man that renders her not only breathless, but turns her world upside down. He said he always got what he wanted and when he set his sights on her she was powerless to resist. It was just supposed to just be a date, but it ended up being so much more. Joshua Crawford, as sexy as he is successful, falls under the enchantment of the beautiful brunette who continues to find herself in his path. In an unsuspecting moment that thrusts them back together he decides to ask her out. It doesn’t take long to discover her true identity and he’s warned that the age old adage of mixing business and pleasure still holds true. ...

AuthorHeather Miles
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Modern Girl's Guide To Vacation Flings

Beth wasn't looking for commitment. She was running from a disaster of a relationship, and now she's looking for a little fun while on vacation. Matt wasn’t looking for a girlfriend. But he needed one for his parent's anniversary trip. It was just a steamy vacation fling, love was never part of the arrangement. But things got out of hand when their fake kisses sparked a real passion.

AuthorGina Drayer
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Melt My Heart

Veterinarian Lexi Mallory wants to submit to the sexy new Dom from the club, but trauma from her past keeps getting in the way. It's a good thing Gabriel Huntington has a special way with difficult subs and sees the gorgeous Lexi as a delicious challenge. Unfortunately, Lexi fears her inability to relinquish control will finally test Gabriel's patience and he'll end their contract. Can Lexi lower her barriers and allow Gabriel's touch to melt her heart?

AuthorMarie Tuhart
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Miss Spelled (The Kitchen Witch Book 1)

Amelia Spelled has had a bad week. Her boyfriend dumps her when she inadvertently gives him food poisoning; her workplace, a telecommunications center, fires all their staff as they are outsourcing offshore, and she is evicted due to smoke damage resulting from her failed attempts at baking. Amelia thinks her luck has changed when she inherits her estranged aunt's store, two mysterious cats, and beautiful Victorian house. Yet has Amelia jumped out of the frying pan into the fire? To Amelia's dismay, the store is a cake store, and she discovers that her aunt was a witch. To add to the mix, the house has secrets of its own. When a man is murdered in the cake store, will Amelia be able to cook up a way to solve the crime? Will her spells prove as bad as her baking?

Category:Mystery-Cozy
AuthorMorgana Best
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Minty's Kiss

When Molly retreats to North Carolina with Gracie, her ten-year-old daughter, she's surprised to find her childhood crush, Nick, still living in the area. Months before her retreat, Molly's husband announces he's leaving to sail around the world with his best friend. She divorces him and takes Gracie to the Smoky Mountains where she spent many happy childhood vacations. The morning after her arrival, Nick shows up on her porch, and he is even more handsome than she remembered. She feels the flush of her adolescent crush heating up. Gracie refuses to believe her father won't come back for them, so she resents Nick spending time with her mother and tries her best to pull them apart. With the help of a kitten named Minty, Gracie begins to accept the love developing between Nick and Mo ...

AuthorPC Zick
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Masquerade by the Sea

After personal tragedy, Captain Jolie Gordon takes charge of the Masquerade, a fishing boat turned pleasure-cruiser. Jolie dreams of owning a successful business charter, but she is one pinion away from losing everything she’s invested. She’s got the summer to come up with enough money to buy a new engine and can’t afford any distractions. Ex ski instructor Heath Hamilton boards the Masquerade for his brother’s wedding party charter, angry at all he’s lost due to a random accident on the slopes. Excruciating pain keeps Heath from trusting that he will ever be whole again. Left with the pieces of who he used to be, nobody is more surprised than Heath when he accepts Jolie’s offered job as a bartender on the yacht for the summer. Opening her heart is a ris ...

AuthorTraci Hall
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Marriage Under Fire

Marine veteran Maddy Jeffers never expected her most demanding and daunting mission would come off the battlefield. Ordered to infiltrate a Seattle terrorist cell, Maddy must pose as a loving wife to Major Hunter Hines. The undercover role begins to feel all too real when Maddy falls hard for the rugged, macho Marine. Duty and discipline are Hunter Hines’s credo, guiding every decision and every action. But constant proximity with the fierce and enticing Maddy is veering his mission wildly off course. Although their role as man and wife is only pretend, there is nothing false about his out-of-control desire for his partner. When Maddy’s life is threatened by an ISIS cell, protecting her becomes the only mission that matters, and Hunter is willing to break all the rules to save ...

AuthorJacki Delecki
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Murder Strikes a Pose

Seattle yoga instructor Kate Davidson has unusually tight hamstrings encased in Miss Piggy-like thighs, and she often acts more like a champion fighting rooster than the Dalai Lama. When she's not teaching yoga, she spends her time hiding from her creepy landlord and dodging her best friend's relentless matchmaking attempts. Even though her father was a cop, Kate has zero crime fighting aspirations. She has enough trouble keeping her struggling yoga business afloat while trying to live up to yoga's Zen-like expectations. Then she stumbles over a body in the studio's parking lot. The police dismiss the murder as drug-related street crime, but Kate knows that George--a homeless alcoholic she had befriended--was no drug dealer. And if the police won't take his murder seriously, she'll ...

Category:Mystery-Cozy
Murder She Typed

Izzy Greene, a widow of a certain age, joins a writing group in an attempt to actually finish one of her stories. She gets more than she bargained for, however, when her nemesis, sexy blonde bombshell, Sondra Sockerman disappears under suspicious circumstances. Izzy soon realizes she has a natural detecting ability when she and her friend, Flo, try to find the killer...who is now after them. Book 1 in the Izzy Greene Cozy Mystery Series.

Category:Mystery-Cozy
AuthorSylvia Selfman
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Merger Undone

When Kasey (K.K.) Blakely closes the biggest merger of her life, she never expected to fall in love with her business partner, Joshua Crawford. He’s brilliant, sexy and totally enamored with her. It’s a lethal combination for a sheltered heart. She knows mixing business with pleasure can be disastrous, but takes a leap of faith and goes to Los Angeles. Two weeks to work on the new alliance of their partnership and relationship. But when Josh walks out of the men’s restroom on the heels of his assistant everything she’d tried to avoid unravels around her. Confused and angry, K.K. turns to her only friend to escape the nightmare that unfolds:  her boyfriend’s brother, and well-known playboy, Jake Crawford.  Merger Undone is the unraveling of hearts an ...

AuthorPersonal
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Michal's Destiny

Siberia 1919. In a Jewish settlement a young woman is about to embark upon her destiny. Her father has arranged a marriage for her and she must comply with his wishes. She has never seen her future husband and she knows nothing about him. Michal’s destiny lies in the hands of fate. On the night of her wedding she is terrified but her mother assures her that she will be alright. Her mother explains that it is her duty to be a good wife, to give her husband children and always to obey him. However, although her mother and her mother’s mother before her had lived this way, this was not to be Michal’s destiny. Terrible circumstances would force Michal to leave her home and travel to the city of Berlin during the Weimar period where she would see and experience things she coul ...

AuthorRoberta Kagan
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Murdered by Country Music

Seven time best selling Amazon All-Star author does it again! What part did mollies and Fireball whiskey play in a murder at a country music festival held outside of Palm Springs, California? Why was the celebrity chef, Jacques Rushon, owner of the French Food Obsession food truck murdered? The suspects at the top of the sheriff's list are Marty Morgan's friends John, the owner of The Red Pony food truck, and his assistant, Max. Or was it the ex-wife who was owed back child support? Food truck competitors John and Max? The owner of the White Stallion Ranch where the music festival was held? Jacques' drug dealer? Jacques' partner in the food truck, Ned? Or Ned's wife, Rita? In order to save her own life, Marty has to solve the murder mystery. Fortunately, she has a little help from ...

Category:Mystery-Cozy
AuthorDianne Harman
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Murder at the Big T Lodge

What could go wrong at The Big T Lodge, the most expensive and prestigious hunting club in the United States? Well, murder for starters! When Roger Langley tells his wife, Liz, that they're leaving for Texas in three days for an unexpected hunting trip at the club, neither of them has a clue that Liz will spend most of her time looking for the person who murdered Roger's law school friend, Milt Huston, who just happens to be the Attorney General of California and a candidate for Governor of California. There's no lack of suspects, but who did it, and what was their motive? Anger from Milt's former lover? Revenge from the lover's husband? Milt's proposed cigarette tax increase despised by a North Carolina tobacco farmer? The California Senator who wants to be Governor of California? ...

Category:Mystery-Cozy
AuthorDianne Harman
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Murder in Middleton

Shannon O’Reilly is a teenager with a problem - she can see her ancestors’ ghosts, and they want her to solve their 100-year old murder mystery. Annabelle and Lily Edmonson have been waiting a long time for someone to see them so that they can tell their story of betrayal, and finally reveal their true murderer. When Shannon begins researching the murders at the local library, someone takes notice. She begins receiving threatening notes and photographs taken of her without her knowledge. An explosion at her home takes away what she holds most dear - her parents. A secret society steps in and offers to help Shannon fine tune her psychic abilities and to assist in protecting her from those bent on eliminating her. Someone is willing to pay any price to keep the truth, as well as ...

Category:Mystery-Crime
AuthorCharlotte Gerber
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Murder at the Cooking School: Cedar Bay Cozy Mystery, Book 7

Seven-Time Amazon All Star Author with her latest book in the highly popular Cedar Bay Cozy Mystery series

Cooking is nourishing. Murder isn't. Kelly and her husband, Sheriff Mike, take a belated honeymoon and travel to a cooking school at the Castello di Nardo in Tuscany. The day after they arrive, they discover that Signora Nardo, the owner of the cooking school, has been murdered. The Signora had her share of people who would like to see the first lady of the castle dead, including her brother, Salvadore, her lover, Giovanni, her lover's wife, Angelica, the Signora's husband, a rival cooking school owner, and her sister-in-law, who happens to be the resident chef at the cooking school. Identifying suspects isn't the problem - finding out which of the suspects killed the Signo ...

Category:Mystery-Crime
AuthorDianne Harman
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Mint Juleps and Justice

Welcome to Adams Grove…where wrongs are righted with just desserts. Luck abandoned Brooke Justice during her nasty divorce. Desperate to escape her malicious ex-husband, she relocated to the small town of Adams Grove, Virginia. When someone breaks into her new house, she suspects her ex bears the blame for the crime. With no evidence and little help from the police, she asks a private investigator to take her case—a private investigator whose sexy broad shoulders and stunning blue eyes make her question her decision to swear off relationships forever. Mike Hartman fled Adams Grove when a devastating loss left his heart in pieces. After years overseas in the military, he’s finally returned home, determined to start anew as a private investigator. Then Brooke walks into hi ...

AuthorNancy Naigle
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Murder at Catmmando Mountain

As Georgie Shaw can tell you, it's not easy doing Public Relations for Catmmando Tom, a famous cartoon cat. When they find a dead body at the foot of Catmmando Mountain in Marvelous Marley World's Arcadia theme park it's a PR nightmare! Still, Georgie loves working at the "Cat Factory," but when someone frames her for murder more than her job is at stake. Who's out to get Georgie? Can she and the handsome detective, Jack Wheeler, figure it out before there's more trouble at Marvelous Marley World? Read Murder at Catmmando Mountain, meet Georgie, Jack, and Georgie's beloved Siamese cat, Miles, to find out whodunit.

Category:Mystery-Crime
AuthorAnna Burke
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Made Bear

Carrie just graduated law school. She never thought it would be the worst day of her life. A sudden tragedy puts a heavy duty on her shoulders, and with no other option she goes to work for the Mafia. And not just any Mafia family: the Gallo Clan. Freakish Bear Shifters. Buttoned down good-girl Carrie walking into the bear's den, literally. But the six foot tall bad boy looking down at her was not what she expected. His golden eyes slid over her body, blazing as he sensed her fear and...excitement. Gino just got out of prison. He thought he'd done enough time for his Clan. He was wrong. Some rat put dirt on him and cost him five years of his life, but he kept his mouth shut and did his time. Now all he wants is to go straight and live a civilian life, but his Clan won't let him. Gino's pri ...

AuthorBecca Fanning
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Murdered in Argentina

From seven time Amazon All Star comes a new cozy mystery series! What could go wrong at a world class fishing lodge in the charming town of San Martin de Los Andes, Argentina, home of gauchos, leather, and chocolate? When Ray Martin, the wealthy owner of Moving Graphics, is murdered on a corporate fly fishing trip arranged by Jack Trout, Jack's wife, Carola, knows that if she doesn't solve the murder it could be the end of Jack's successful fishing business. She and Ray's wife, Lisa, along with some help from Cayo the cat, begin their search for the murderer. When it becomes apparent that the small town's chief of police won't help, because he hates Americans, it's up to them to figure out who murdered Ray. Was it Mitch Graham, who made no pretense of the fact he was ready to t ...

Category:Mystery-Cozy
AuthorDianne Harman
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Murder at Cold Creek College

lthough Sheridan Hendley is not a sleuth, when her colleague is murdered she assists the Detective in gathering information. Unfortunately, a close friend quickly becomes the prime suspect and Sheridan is motivated to prove her innocence. As Sheridan draws connections among the people in Adam’s life, she realizes many women have a strong motive for murder. Slashed tires are the first indication that her involvement is making someone nervous. When Sheridan is given the task of cleaning out Adam’s office, someone accosts her in the faculty parking lot, afraid of what she might have found.

Category:Mystery-Cozy
AuthorChrista Nardi
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Mattress Mart Murder

Thirty-four year old cosmetics saleswoman Chloe Cook is busy searching for a love that lasts in the tourist town of Cape Cod when a murder strikes. The victim is Marty Diamond, a mattress mogul known for his high pressure sales tactics and schlocky TV ads. Unfortunately, the local police detective suspects that Chloe's good friend Kristina Miller is the killer. To prove Kristina's innocence, Chloe has to take matters into her own hands and find the real killer herself.

Category:Mystery-Cozy
AuthorKayla Michelle
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Mazie Baby

When Mazie Reynolds was a young girl, she believed monsters lived under her bed. Now a grown, married woman, she discovers one sleeps in her bed. Mazie schemes to save herself and her daughter. Her plan will work, if she can out-maneuver the monster who is a master of manipulation and control. She's got one thing going for her, the one thing she truly owns. Mazie has moxie to the bone. But will it be enough?

AuthorJulie Frayn
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Moving to Love

Formerly Titled: Dog Days of Summer Iraq veteran and motorcycle shop owner Jeremiah “Dog” Sheppard is looking forward to the annual Veterans Ride benefit for local vets, but this year he might be rewarded with more than the usual satisfaction of doing a good deed. When he asks the stunning single mother of one of his employees to help with the charity event, he finds himself facing a greater challenge than expected. Joci James is happy to use her graphic design and marketing savvy to help a good cause but charity might not be her only motivator. She cannot deny a mutual attraction but her bruised heart is closed for business, even to her son’s good-looking boss. Fortunately, the tenacious Jeremiah never gives up without a fight.

AuthorPJ Fiala
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Murder at the Clinic

Kat Denham, a popular author of steamy romance novels, has decided to write a book in a different genre. She has a friend who's a doctor of acupuncture, has just lost over one hundred pounds, is getting married in mid-life for the first time to a doctor, and seems like the perfect role model for the protagonist in Kat's soon-to-be-written book. But fate intervenes when Kat happens to be at the acupuncture clinic when a patient, Sandy Hendrick, mysteriously dies. Suddenly Kat is involved in a murder mystery she has to solve to save her reputation and that of her friend, Mitzi. Who was the murderer? Was it Mitzi, Kat's acupuncturist? Or was it a doctor from the clinic who desperately wants Mitzi discredited, so he'll be named the Assistant Dean of Acupuncture? Then there's Sandy's philanderi ...

Category:Mystery-Cozy
AuthorDianne Harman
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Mamarazzi

Danica Bennett isn't sure what she hates more...her job or the fact that she's good at it. As one of the many Hollywood paparazzi, she lives her life incognito and sneaks around trying to get the best shot of the latest star. When she is mistaken for an extra on a new, up and coming TV show, her own star rises and she becomes the one in the photographs. Add that to the fact that she's falling for her co-star, Eliot Lane, and Danica is in a whole heap of trouble.

Mask

Bodies are piling up on two continents. A serial killer is on the loose, killing at random, stabbing victims straight through the heart with an ancient weapon. When an arrest is made because of a DNA sample left at a crime scene, despite the overwhelming evidence, Private Investigator Rory Mack Steele is hired by the accused's family to find the truth. But the truth is poisoned by the distant past and a dark, hidden secret. A secret so painful it threatens to engulf thousands in agonizing and bloody death.

AuthorEugene Lloyd MacRae
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Mystic's Touch

Danet is a simple servant-turned-physician with one too many voices in her head. How she ended up being able to speak to the royal Prince with only their thoughts is beyond her but their unusual connection may end up saving his life. After his father’s death, Prince Ceros was poised to assume the throne until he fell victim to a mysterious illness. He may be a glorious example of male perfection, but he also holds the power to expel Danet from the kingdom if her extraordinary gifts ever come to light. Gifts she may need call upon in order to heal him. The laws of man might stand the test of time, but destiny is a force to be reckoned with, and true love will not be denied.

AuthorDena Garson
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Murder Caribbean-Style

When Kayla Sanders accepts a free Caribbean cruise aboard the Aurora, she gets sucked into a modern-day mutiny culminating in the murder of her ex-lover, Patrick MacIntyre. When Kayla was denied a well-deserved promotion, she resigned. Kayla’s shipboard friends applauded her bravery, but she knew the truth. Reeling from the painful humiliation inflicted by an unfaithful lover, Kayla welcomed an excuse to run home and hide. Living like a hermit in Colorado she worked days as a typist and wrote a Caribbean guidebook at night. Four years later, Kayla arrives onboard her old ship and savors the VIP treatment afforded a published author—until Patrick falls dead at her feet. Plunging into a frenzied investigation to discover the killer before police arrest her friends, Kayla bumps into ...

Category:Mystery-Cozy
AuthorDiane Rapp
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Murder in the Arboretum

Another murder in small town Cold Creek has tensions rising. Clive Johnson, the groundskeeper at Cold Creek College, is a convenient scapegoat for a police chief. Convinced Chief Pfeiffe has it all wrong, Sheridan Hendley sets out to help prove Clive's innocence. Not everyone is pleased by her enthusiastic search for the truth.

Category:Mystery-Cozy
AuthorChrista Nardi
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Mrs. Saint Nick

When Santa offers efficiency expert Holly Jamison a job at the North Pole, she’s delighted to accept. It’s not that she loves the Christmas holidays. Far from it. Everywhere she looks, from the piles of presents to the thousands of cheery elves hard at work, Holly sees ways to improve the whole operation. Even Nick Claus, Santa's charming son, fails to draw Holly into the holiday spirit. Holly has to admit that Nick’s charismatic and handsome, but his fun-loving side doesn’t mask his lack of a work ethic. It’s only when Holly cancels Nick’s pet project, and jeopardizes Christmas for thousands of children, that she realizes that the man she discounts as a total slacker might be the only one who can teach her about the joy of Christmas.

Category:Mystery-Cozy
Murder In Happy Creek

After her husband's unexpected passing, retired secretary Rose Calahan just wants to give her heart proper time to heal. Before she has a chance to, her former private investigator boss is found murdered. Even more, the murder seems to be tied to an old case that Rose helped her boss in solving. All signs point to Rose holding the key to finding the killer. She sets out to investigate, determined to bring the murderer to justice.

Category:Mystery-Cozy
AuthorMeredith Potts
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Merger Complete

Kasey (K.K.) Blakely just walked away from the most important men in her life. Leaving their world and hers shattered. Joshua Crawford, her business partner, and fiancee is the only man she’s ever loved, but Jake Crawford, his playboy brother, just confessed to being in love with her, and Jeremy Nichols, the doctor who was left dazzled by just one kiss, refuses to go down without a fight. As CEO of Blakely-Crawford Enterprises, she’s going to have to find a way to repair the damage her love life has done to her company. Loving two brothers who are also her business partners will never work. How do you face the storm of your betrayal when so many hearts are on the line? But love and loss are not the only obstacles she’ll have to overcome. Now, the merger she fought so ha ...

AuthorHeather Miles
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Malibu Angel

All Sam wants is to serve out his time as a guardian angel so that he can return as a human. But his sentence becomes more complicated when he finds himself falling in love with Angeline, his current assignment. The rules of angels specify that he may not interfere with the course of her life, which naturally includes her dating choices. When Angeline begins surf lessons at the same beach where Sam is assigned to work as a lifeguard, a connection forms between them and the rules of angels collide with the laws of attraction. Sam finds it even harder to keep his distance when he discovers Angeline’s surf instructor hides a dangerous secret. With Angeline’s life in jeopardy, the lines between his role as a lifeguard and that of guardian angel become blurred. Sam’s choices w ...

Mother Trucker

DIESEL I’m a long haul trucker with a full load. I f*ck who I want. When I want. And I always leave them begging for more. I roll into town, take the best piece of ass I can find, and then move on before the sun rolls into the morning clouds. But not Lucy, the sunshine of a girl who works at the truck stop diner off Exit 276. She’s too sweet and too fragile for a bad boy like me to screw over. My past is mine to bear alone. Except one look at those gorgeous green eyes, and I’m toast. Hell, I’m only a f*cking man. And a man can’t resist what he wants no matter how hard he tries. LUCY I had big dreams for my life, but they flew right out the window when I used all my college savings to bail my brother out of an awful mess. So, now I work in the grimy truck stop ...

AuthorPiper King
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Misty Mountain

When Lacy and George begin dating, each of them keeps a shield around their hearts. Lacy's been hurt so many times, she's afraid to let another man come close. George, reeling from a bitter divorce, doesn't trust women for fear they're all like his ex-wife. Working together at Misty Mountain in a small town in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains creates its own set of problems, especially when the ex-wife moves into town. Lacy's family history causes further complications when too many want to remind her of her sister's bad reputation and subsequent death. It's a complicated mess, but the attraction between Lacy and George keeps them coming back to simpler solutions. If they can put down their shields long enough to discover the love growing between them, then nothing will stand i ...

AuthorPC Zick
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Million Dollar Question

What can rock your world faster than winning or losing a king’s ransom overnight? Just as a huge financial scandal throws New Yorker, Olivia Wheeler, from wealth and success to bankruptcy and shame, struggling impoverished single-mother Rosie Dixon wins an unexpected million pounds. Good luck? Bad luck? Who can tell? Both women have more in common than they realize. While Olivia struggles to survive her humiliations, fleeing broke and homeless to London, shy unassuming Rosie discovers sudden riches arrive with their own mega-load of problems. Can workaholic career-obsessed Olivia find a passion for something earthier and warmer than power and prestige? And can Rosie sift through envy and greed to discover true friends, true family and even true love? Two strangers who’ve never ...

AuthorEllie Campbell
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My Funny Valentine

All Lizzie wants for Valentine's Day is for her fiancé NOT to be the prime suspect in a murder investigation. Is that too much to ask? Lizzie Hart is finally living the dream. She's engaged to the love of her life, Blake Morgan, and more importantly, she hasn't even given a thought to dead bodies or murder investigations for an entire year. The only hurdle in Lizzie and Blake's way to wedded bliss is introducing their polar opposite families to each other at their engagement party. Blake's parents have thrown a lavish shindig, but the fun is quickly over when Blake's brother arrives with an unexpected guest, the woman who left Blake at the altar years ago. If that weren't enough drama for one evening, Lizzie and Blake find the town mayor dead and the detectives on the case put Bla ...

Category:Mystery-Cozy
AuthorCaroline Fardig
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Murder in the Theater

It’d be the season to be jolly if only someone hadn’t set the stage for murder. When a student is arrested for the crime, Professor Sheridan Hendley is cast in the role of amateur sleuth. Tensions run high, friendships are strained, and the college administration is beginning to panic. As the plot thickens Sheridan is yet again drawn deeper into danger. Will she find the truth before the final curtain call?

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AuthorChrista Nardi
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Musiville: Let's face the music and... conduct

"Jalina (5 yo) loves Musiville. She's decided she wants to learn to play a musical instrument, but doesn't know which one yet." ~ S.K. Nicholls A group of animals has evolved into musical instruments and have formed their own little village: Musiville. When everyone starts playing their own tune, however, an invader starts tearing down their buildings. Who can save Musiville from this unexpected threat? This is the second children's book of Nicholas C. Rossis, author of the multiple award-winner Runaway Smile.

AuthorNicholas C. Rossis
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Mama Gets Trashed

Mama Gets Trashed is the fifth book in Deborah Sharp's funny, Southern-fried Mace Bauer Mystery series. Set in the fictional town of Himmarshee, Fla., TRASHED continues the adventures of the much-married Mama, and the three grown daughters she drives crazy. When a tipsy Mama tosses out her latest wedding ring with the trash, she drags middle daughter Mace to the dump to search. They find the ring, along with something they wish they hadn't: the scantily clad body of the town's strait-laced librarian. Foul play AND fetish-wear in little Himmarshee? Mama's blushing fifty shades of pink!

Category:Mystery-Cozy
AuthorDeborah Sharp
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Mine

My enemies wish they had never met me, and women wish they could forget me. I'm busy carving a name for myself in the mafia underworld, and I don't have time for the women who chase after me and wanna tie me down. They can get in line for the wildest f*ck of their lives and then they can get lost. I trusted the Sanatores and they ran their mouths. Six years in jail was a long time to plan my revenge, and now nobody will stop me from getting the payback I deserve. Not the bastards who are out to kill me, not the women who want to find out if the rumors about the size of my... ego are true. Nobody. Until I set eyes on her. Callie’s running from her filthy-rich, abusive, ex fiancé, and he’s not letting her go without a fight. She wants a new life and the last thing she need ...

Category:Mystery-Crime
AuthorPenelope Bloom
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Murder on the Orient (SS): The Agatha Christie Book Club 2

When the Agatha Christie Book Club signs up for a cruise on replica steamship the SS Orient (a real ship that once sailed between London and the colonies) they expect little more than a nostalgic journey back in time. What they get has eerie echoes of the original Orient Express, including a passenger dead in their bed, a threatening note and enough red herrings to fill the Pacific Ocean. When a second passenger vanishes overboard in the dead of night soon after, the team suspect they have a madman on their hands and abandon their shuffleboard to investigate. Jump aboard for the second stand-alone adventure for the beloved book club friends, an adventure that would leave the great Hercule Poirot scratching his egg-shaped head.

Category:Mystery-Cozy
AuthorC.A. Larmer
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Moms Are Nuts

Emmy winners, magazine editors, comedians, TV personalities, bestselling authors and social media superstars team up to bring you a laugh-out-loud book not about being a mom, but about having a mom, grandmom or mom-figure. And while it's not OK for someone else to make yo-momma jokes about your momma, it is perfectly healthy — even downright hilarious — to find the humor in your own upbringing. In fact, these writers highly recommend it. So if you think your mom is nuts, pull up a chair. You're in good company.

Muse

Diarmuid is the seventh son of a seventh son. In his family, this means a destiny as a bard — a very special kind of bard. When he inadvertently brings his imaginary muse to life, he sets loose a creature whose only knowledge of the world comes from his own dark tales. Diarmuid must embark on a quest to locate and destroy his muse. But killing her might also result in his own death. Brigit is the daughter of a wise woman and is expected to follow in her mother’s footsteps. But instead of charms and cures, Brigit longs for danger and adventure. When she refuses a demand from one of the fey, she is forced into an unexpected journey and finally begins to understand her visions. When Diarmuid and Brigit’s journeys collide, they have no idea what is ahead of them. It will take ...

Category:Fantasy
AuthorKylie Quillinan
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Merchants of Virtue

MERCHANTS OF VIRTUE follows a rich merchant family during the repeal of religious tolerance by Louis XIV. France, 1685, Jeanne Delpech returns from her chateau to the Quercy capital to find her townhouse overrun by mercenary soldiers. The Sun King’s dragoons are given carte blanche to rob, beat, and commit atrocities to force Protestants to abjure their religion. Can Jeanne keep her children and her unborn baby without forsaking her faith?

AuthorPaul C.R. Monk
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Man of Action

At ninenteen, Andrea Gordon's life was forever changed. After proving herself instrumental in a bank hostage crisis, she became one of Omega Sector's top agents. Four years later, her skill at reading people is unrivaled—until she meets fellow profiler Brandon Han. Paired together to track a serial killer who has been targeting exotic dancers, the two become entangled beyond the case. Their mutual attraction deepens as they get closer to the truth. But when Andrea's own sordid past surfaces, they will both be forced to question everything about the assignment…and each other.

AuthorJanie Crouch
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Murder For Glacier Blue

Genuine Fakes, an auction company that sells “authorized copies” of famous paintings, arranges to hold six charity auctions of fakes during a voyage to Alaska. Million-dollar originals will be displayed next to the Genuine Fakes during each auction—six opportunities for international thieves to steal a valuable piece of art. The president of Constellation Cruise Lines, Emily Schultz suddenly needs her new crack security team to guard the paintings. When one of the fakes gets stolen from the buyer’s cabin, a discrete search for the missing canvas begins. The stakes rise when a body is found next to the missing fake, and the investigation suddenly takes a deadly turn. The investigators learn more about "Glacier Blue" and realize it’s no ordinary work of art. The painting’s special secret ...

Category:Mystery-Cozy
AuthorDiane Rapp
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Mommy Tried to Kill Me

The true story of the four months I spent in Paris, France taking care of my Mom and trying not to have a nervous breakdown, mainly because I didn't know the French word for it.

Category:Humor
AuthorSuzy Soro
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Murder At The Fourth

Former Miami Detective, Jenny Pickett, is loving life in the small Montana town of Forest Pines. That is until local businessman, Donald Sands, is found murdered on the local golf course. Young and inexperienced Sheriff, Steve Calder, needs help and turns to Jenny to assist him in his investigation. Suddenly Jenny is plunged into a mystery unlike any other she has encountered and faces a multitude of suspects who all have a reason to rejoice the victim's death. It isn’t going to be as easy as Jenny thought, as she tries to find out who killed the most unpopular man in town. A string of mistresses, a jealous husband, a shady realtor as well as a down on his luck store owner, who couldn't repay a debt, are just some of the suspects as the plot thickens and twists abound. The trut ...

Category:Mystery-Cozy
AuthorDuncan
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Mission Improbable

The galaxy is in crisis, and Carrie Hatchett is the last person on Earth who should be fixing it. Carrie is a low-achieving daydreamer. After providing a good home for her butt-ugly dog and psychotic cat, her biggest challenge in life is to avoid being fired, again. But a strange green mist sucks her beneath her kitchen sink, and an unusual clerical error leads to an offer she foolishly doesn’t refuse. The Transgalactic Council hire her to settle a conflict between the mechanical placktoids and the mysterious oootoon. Carrie must overcome her personal weaknesses and, for the first time in her life, succeed in her job, to uncover a threat to the entire galaxy. Mission Improbable is Book One in the light-hearted, fast-paced Carrie Hatchett Space Adventures series. "...like Scully and ...

Category:Science Fiction
AuthorJ.J. Green
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Meddling with Murder

Crouch End Confidential, the agency started by housewife and mother, Cathy O'Farrell, with ex-cleaner, Pimple, is failing badly. Hardly surprising when Cathy's too soft-hearted to charge their only clients, little old ladies seeking lost pets and a school kid searching for his stolen bike. A new case involving a teenager in possession of an unexplained Glock pistol promises to change all that. Quickly Cathy's deep in waters over her head, forced with hilarious results to pose as a mathematics tutor, a subject of which she's truly clueless. There's also the tricky situation of best friend and new mother Rosa hiring her to investigate her fiancé, Alec, plus the mysterious sabotage of Cathy's friends' cycle shop and a gang of yobbos dealing drugs at her children's primary school. Wors ...

Category:Mystery-Cozy
AuthorEllie Campbell
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More Than One Night

Bartender Beth Grant has sworn off men after yet another failed relationship, but when a friend dares her to dance with a handsome stranger, she's tempted by the fantasy. Jake turns out to be dashing, charming and very rich, everything Beth avoids. But she can't resist, and one dance turns into an evening of exquisite passion. Beth vows not to repeat a night like this, despite liking the mysterious Jake--a lot. Successful business owner Jake Masters knows he's met his dream girl the minute he lays eyes on Beth across the crowded dance floor. But the next morning she disappears and all he has is her first name. Jake vows to go to any length to get more than one night with Beth, and when he discovers she has a jaded past, he puts his heart and soul at risk to prove he's the one.

AuthorMarie Tuhart
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My Dearest Sucker: Special Offers for Limited People

Most of us have been inundated with E-mail letters from scammers around the world, each promising millions of dollars. Of course, there is an inevitable fee, tax, or legal expense for claiming that money. The pitches include celebratory announcements of lottery windfalls; prizes with ringing endorsements from Interpol and the FBI; awards from the International Monetary Fund; pleas from orphans in refugee camps; United Nations compensation packages for those already bilked by scams; and news that you're the sole heir of a very wealthy and extremely distant relative. Janice Kirkland (a nom de sucker), a slightly befuddled elderly woman with more dollars than sense, replied to them with some wild suggestions and plans of her own. She presented herself as a naive, vulnerable, and attractive ma ...

Category:Non-Fiction
AuthorLinda Fields
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Maid for the Rock Star

A hot Aussie rock star looking for love. Why did he have to pick HER hotel? A maid at the exclusive Romance Island Resort, Audra knows how to handle rock stars, billionaires and celebrities. She keeps their secrets, cleans up their mess and makes sure their holiday is a memorable one. There's just one rule: no relationships with guests. And Audra never breaks the rules. Jay Felix is rock royalty and he knows it. When one of his bandmates threatens to break up the band, he goes into hiding at the Romance Island Resort. Looking for a distraction, he sets his sights on the unattainable Audra. But what's a rock star to do when the girl he wants is the one woman he can't have? Welcome to paradise, where the romance is as hot as the weather and the tides aren't all that's surging beneath t ...

AuthorDemelza Carlton
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Murder on a Ghost Ship

When the president of Constellation Cruise Lines, Emily Schultz, buys an old cruise ship at a bargain price, she doesn’t discover there’s a ghost aboard until it’s too late to cancel the deal. Desperate for help, Emily calls Kayla Sanders and Natalia Baliskov back to work. They embark on a frantic search to discover the identity of the ghost and her murderer. The “Lady” tries to communicate by flooding Kayla with crazy visions of the ship from her final voyage. Kayla realizes the ghost is afraid her murderer will kill another passenger sailing on their next cruise. The entire ship is filled with suspects and potential victims, since everyone on the Sea Mist is a repeat passenger. The investigation ramps up when Kayla’s fiancé, Steven Young joins her onboard the ship. Suspended from Int ...

Category:Mystery-Cozy
AuthorDiane Rapp
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Miss Kane's Christmas

With Christmas only three days away, Carol Claus agrees to her father’s request that she leave the North Pole on a mission to help save Christmas. Joining single father Ben Hanson and his children for the holidays seems an easy enough task until Santa informs her that Ben is the man behind the disturbing new book ‘Beyond Bah Humbug: Why Lying to Your Children about Santa Claus is a Bad Idea’. Posing as Miss Kane, the children’s new nanny, Carol pulls out all the stops to show Ben how fun Christmas can be, all the while struggling to understand how one man could hate the holidays so much. How could she, Santa’s only daughter, be so attracted to a man who refuses to believe her father exists?

Category:Romance Comedy
Murder by the Spoonful

2016 Murder & Mayhem finalist. Anne Hillstrom is hunting antiques, a diet that works and her Great Aunt Sybil's killer. This book tells the story of Anne and CC, two estate sale bloggers and antique hunters, who get more than they bargain for when they discover a killer who is hunting the antique hunters. Written by award-winning Chicago Tribune writer Vicki Vass.

Category:Mystery-Cozy
Authorvicki vass
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Memory House

A MAGICAL LOVE STORY... Memory House is a place where friendship turns to love, love lasts forever, and memories outlive their owner. Ophelia Browne knows this because she's been granted the unique gift of finding and caring for those forgotten memories. But now she's nearing ninety, and needs to find a successor - soon. When broken-hearted Annie Cross shows up on the doorstep of The Memory House Bed and Breakfast, Ophelia knows she is the one. The two women forge a bond of friendship as they sip magical dandelion tea and share stories. When Annie starts to uncover new memories Ophelia is delighted, but then a thread of violence begins to unravel and she fears things have gone too far. Winner of the 2015 FAPA President's Book Award Silver Medal

Marked Masters

Laurel Beacham made working solo a personal success story and is known for her nerve, instincts, and ability to do whatever necessary to return each priceless masterpiece safely intact. As the world’s leading art recovery expert, she’s thwarted more heists than the average law enforcement professional. Museums applaud her skills. Thieves admire the cunning way she operates. Her last job landed her the head position over the London branch of Beacham Foundation, but bringing one case to a close only opened a bigger one. More importantly, the new case inextricably ties her to Jack Hawkes, a man smart enough to be her equal but who keeps her trust meter firmly in the red zone. Trying to stop a rumored heist of the century, the pair leap headlong into a plot that gets more dangerous and ill ...

Category:Mystery-Cozy
AuthorRitter Ames
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