By Bianca D'Arc
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Murder and secret spark unforeseen romance during this attractive new story from the loved big apple instances bestselling writer Elizabeth Lowell
On the outside Shaye Townsend has little in universal with Tanner. He's a hard-edged monstrous urban cop come domestic to the old Davis relatives ranch to settle his uncle's property. She's operating for an environmental conservancy that acquires and protects previous ranches—and she desires to protect the Davis homestead.
When the suspicious loss of life of Tanner's uncle at his ranch throws the 2 opposites jointly, tempers flare and sparks fly. whereas they've got difficulty seeing eye to eye, Shaye and Tanner agree on something: they should discover the truth.
Combining their exact skills—Shaye's low-key technique and native connections and Tanner's adventure as a murder detective—the not likely pair percentage lengthy nights within the pursuit of justice. earlier than they are aware of it, the friction they generate turns to warmth, igniting a love neither ever anticipated to find.
They think ardour this severe can't final. but if Shaye turns into a killer's goal, Tanner realizes he'd quit something to guard her—including his life.
Jack Stewart proposal he'd positioned the earlier in the back of him. at the floor, he has every thing – good fortune, cash, an incredible residence and he's by no means wanting an enticing girl by way of his part, yet a sad street twist of fate shatters his world.
Raised as an Irish tourist, Luke Kiernan hasn't had it effortless, and while he wakes in a Dublin clinic to discover the guy he's hated in view that formative years at his bedside, he's hungry for revenge.
very assorted worlds collide, bringing new risks, exposing earlier deceits, and unearthing darkish kinfolk secrets and techniques buried some time past. yet from tragedy springs the promise of a clean commence with ladies who're purpose on assisting Jack and Luke mend their lives.
Can new love heal previous wounds, or are a few scars there for good?
It's 1926 and the melancholy is claiming its sufferers each day. Hannah and her mom Miriam, who've lived with Hannah's uncle and aunt in view that her father died, have by no means fairly been shut. As Hannah develops right into a appealing woman, so Miriam's jealousy and resentment of her grows. at the least Hannah can get away to spend time at her pal Naomi's, whose style mom supplies Hannah the love she so lacks at domestic.
Set deep within the Appalachian wasteland among the years of 1779 and 1784, The Land Breakers is a saga just like the Norse sagas or the booklet of Genesis, a narrative of first and final issues, of the violence of start and demise, of inescapable sacrifice and the faltering emergence of neighborhood.
Mooney and Imy Wright, twenty-one, former indentured servants, lengthy habituated to backbreaking paintings yet no longer lengthy married, are touring west. they come in a no-account cost in North Carolina and, on impulse, half with all their rate reductions to procure a patch of land excessive within the mountains. With a bit cattle and a handful of crude instruments, they input the mountain world—one of transcendent attractiveness and vicious necessity—and start to make a global in their own.
Mooney and Imy are the 1st to confront an unsettled state that's occasionally paradise and occasionally hell. they are going to quickly be through others.
John Ehle is a grasp of the yankee language. He has an ear for discussion and one eye on nature and a grab of personality that experience confirmed The Land Breakers as one of many nice fictional reckonings with the making of the United States.
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Gone was the almost boyish pudginess, replaced by a sleek, scaled, lithe musculature that was startling to say the least. Lucan’s skin had an earthy cast and it rippled with scales in the candlelight. Venerai didn’t know what to make of it and for once in his life of political intrigues and power struggles was at a total loss for words. The young king noted all with his new eyes and laughed, but Venerai didn’t care. Lucan was dangerous now. Let him laugh. As long as King Lucan wasn’t ordering his death, Venerai was pleased to serve as the king’s fool.
Her eyes grew moist as he held her gaze, tenderly stroking her hands. She realized in that moment, regardless of her growing feelings for Jared, this man was open in a way Jared could probably never be again. This man, brave enough to leave his life behind for the good of her people, was offering his heart on a platter—and it touched her in ways she didn’t quite understand. She barely knew him but she knew his nobility—his courage and his honor— and admired him greatly for it. Could she know his love as well?
Actually…” His eyes grew serious. ” She dared not look up to meet his gaze as she changed the dressing on his leg wound. It had been so long since a handsome man had flirted with her, Adora couldn’t be certain she wasn’t reading something in to Darian’s words that wasn’t truly there. Certainly Jared had paid quite a bit of attention to her— and reminded her what pleasure truly felt like—but it felt almost as if it were against his will, or his better judgment at least. By contrast, Darian was very honest about his desire to make her smile.