Contemporary Literature

The End of Manners

By Francesca Marciano

Maria Galante and Imo Glass are on project in Afghanistan: outgoing Imo to interview women who've tried suicide to prevent compelled marriage to older males; and shy, perfectionist Maria to photo them. yet in a tradition during which ladies shroud their faces and suicide is a grave taboo, to picture those girls places all people at risk. earlier than the task is over, Maria is compelled to come to a decision if it really is extra vital to prevail at her paintings —and please Imo—or to stick to her personal ethical compass. The finish of Manners is a narrative of friendship and loyalty, of the transformative energy of traveling outdoor oneself into the broader world.

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Kiss Me If You Can (Hqn)

By Carly Phillips

Sam Cooper ("Coop") has simply turn into the main eligible bachelor in manhattan urban. Now that he has foiled a jewelry-store theft and has been rewarded with the hoop of his selection, unmarried girls all around the urban are fawning over the crime reporter. yet Coop isn't really attracted to the admirers sending racy undies his method. His awareness is based exclusively on Lexie Davis, the one lady within the urban who claims to not have an interest in his bachelor status.

Instead, free-spirited Lexie is attracted to Coop's old ring, and its—potentially scandalous—history in her family members. yet Coop is instantly turning into greater than simply her path to the hoop. whilst his research begins to discover the reality, will she belief her heart—and her relatives secrets—to this so much eligible bachelor?

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Can't Look Away

Torrey gray is known. a minimum of, on the net. millions of individuals watch her well known video clips on type and sweetness. but if Torrey's sister is killed in an twist of fate -- perhaps due to Torrey and her video clips -- Torrey's ideal global implodes.

Now, strangers on-line are bashing Torrey. And at her new institution, she does not be aware of who to belief. Is queen bee Blair basically being candy as a result of Torrey's net infamy? What approximately Raylene, who's decidedly unpopular, yet turns out accepts Torrey for who she is? after which there is Luis, together with his brooding darkish eyes, whose kinfolk runs the neighborhood funeral domestic. Torrey unearths herself interested in Luis, and his attention-grabbing tales approximately El Dia de los Muertos, the Day of the Dead.

As the Day of the lifeless attracts close to, Torrey must particularly examine her personal emotions approximately dying, and existence, and every thing in among. Can she discover ways to mourn her sister out of the general public eye?

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The Mistletoe Effect (One and Only Texas)

By Melissa Cutler

It'll be a Christmas to recollect whilst inn heiress Carina Briscoe is roped right into a faux marriage with cowboy James Decker, the undesirable boy strong supervisor of her family's Texas resort. The marriage may be a sham however the sparks among them are something yet. nonetheless, with a bit support from the heroine's interfering relations, they could turn out with the best Christmas reward of all: actual love.

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Chasing Marisol (Blueprint to Love Book 3)

By Lauren Giordano

Modern, small city romance: Blueprint to like sequence publication three. development govt Jefferson Traynor has 0 difficulties attracting ladies. it is dumping them that motives hassle. previously. attractive, horny Marisol Ortega turns out resistant to his superpower charms. now not that he is drawn to whatever lasting, yet Mari is a blow to his ego, Up for a brand new problem, Jeff could have to install a few extra time in this one.

Marisol Ortega is on a mission-- construction the most secure women's take care of she will negotiate on her shoestring funds. If flirting with a beautiful, cocky millionaire yields higher kitchen apparatus to feed the homeless-- then online game on. A unmarried mother to foster son Hector, Mari is juggling adequate difficulties. She cannot have enough money the distraction of the loopy sizzling guy pursuing her.

Love lower than development: Chasing Marisol was once purported to be a enjoyable, no-strings interlude whereas Jeff builds a secure guard for the robust girls he has grown to appreciate. Falling for Mari and Hector was once by no means within the specifications. dedication is not a part of his blueprint. yet spending time on the shield alterations him. while a toddler is going lacking, Jeff will cease at not anything to get him again. Marisol can see a destiny with Jeff, yet can she ever circulate prior outdated fears to possibility development a sparkly, new existence with him?

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Whiskey Prince

By Toni Aleo

Take a probability. Do whatever drastic. Fall in love. whilst Amberlyn Reilly loses her mom, her entire international comes crashing down. Having been caretaker to her for many of her teenage years, Amberlyn is green in lots of features of lifestyles. She hasn’t had time to stay, rejoice, or get pleasure from even the little issues. It’s simply while a letter from her mom, asking her to meet 3 issues, sends her off to eire to stay a existence she by no means suggestion attainable that she starts to heal. Declan O’Callaghan used to be born and raised in eire and has his family’s mythical whiskey in his veins. He’s shy and never keen on the strain and highlight that incorporates his family members identify, or the identify he was once given at birth—the Whiskey Prince. Declan is familiar with simply what he wishes and that's to take over the relatives dynasty, but if his father provides him an ultimatum, every little thing he’s labored for might come undone within the blink of a watch. With six months to get married, the reclusive Declan spots Amberlyn throughout a lake and immediately feels the necessity to be aware of her. quickly, the 2 locate themselves touring down a direction neither anticipated. notwithstanding, like every highway, there are bumps and aspect streets to derail them. Can Declan support locate the items that might make Amberlyn complete back? and may Amberlyn remain or run whilst she learns of Declan’s cut-off date of marriage?

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To Die for

By Joyce Maynard

While her husband is shot lifeless by means of her teenage boyfriend, would-be tv journalist Suzanne Maretto steps into the function of grieving widow with a super functionality. yet few suspect her darkish facet. This chilling novel of ambition and sexual obsession is going in the back of the masks of an apple-pie attractiveness to probe the sinister manipulations of a enthralling femme fatale.

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Back in the Saddle: A Novel (Double S Ranch)

By Ruth Logan Herne

The Prodigal Is Coming domestic

It’s been decades when you consider that Colt Stafford shrugged off his cowboy legacy for greasy big apple loafers and a promising profession on Wall road. but if inventory marketplace manipulations depart him financially strapped, the oldest son of mythical rancher Sam Stafford comes to a decision to come back to the sprawling Double S ranch in Gray’s Glen, Washington. He’s broke, yet now not damaged, and it’s time to examine in along with his sick father, and get his legs again below him via mountaineering into the saddle again.
 
He doesn’t anticipate to return domestic to a stranger pointing a loaded gun at his chest— a tricky but appealing lady that Sam employed because the residence supervisor. Colt senses there’s extra to Angelina Morales than meets the attention and he’s decided to determine what she’s hiding...and why.
 
Colt’s go back brings new demanding situations. more youthful brother Nick has been Sam’s right-hand guy on the ranch for years and isn’t delighted at having Colt insert himself into Double S affairs. And the ranch’s contentious dating with the voters of Gray’s Glen asks all of the Stafford males to ascertain their hearts approximately what it actually capability to be a neighbor.  And as Wall road recovers, will Colt succumb to the decision of the monetary district’s wealth and power—or eventually the braveness to stick within the saddle for reliable?

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