By Diana Gabaldon
#1 NEW YORK occasions BESTSELLER • NAMED the best BOOKS OF THE yr through BOOKLIST
In her now vintage novel Outlander, Diana Gabaldon advised the tale of Claire Randall, an English ex-combat nurse who walks via a stone circle within the Scottish Highlands in 1946, and disappears . . . into 1743. the tale spread out from there in seven bestselling novels, and CNN has known as it “a grand event written on a canvas that probes the guts, weighs the soul and measures the human spirit throughout [centuries].” Now the tale keeps in Written in my very own Heart’s Blood.
1778: France proclaims warfare on nice Britain, the British military leaves Philadelphia, and George Washington’s troops go away Valley Forge in pursuit. At this second, Jamie Fraser returns from a presumed watery grave to find that his ally has married his spouse, his illegitimate son has came upon (to his horror) who his father rather is, and his liked nephew, Ian, desires to marry a Quaker. in the meantime, Jamie’s spouse, Claire, and his sister, Jenny, are busy determining up the pieces.
The Frasers can purely be grateful that their daughter Brianna and her relatives are secure in twentieth-century Scotland. Or now not. in reality, Brianna is trying to find her personal son, who was once abducted by means of a guy decided to profit her family’s secrets and techniques. Her husband, Roger, has ventured into the prior looking for the lacking boy . . . by no means suspecting that the thing of his quest has no longer left the current. Now, with Roger out of ways, the kidnapper can concentrate on his actual aim: Brianna herself.
Written in my very own Heart’s Blood is the bright subsequent bankruptcy in a masterpiece of the mind's eye in contrast to any other.
Praise for Written in my very own Heart’s Blood
“[Written in my very own Heart’s Blood] good points the entire ardour and swashbuckling that lovers of this ancient myth sequence have come to expect.”—People
“Another breakneck, rip-roaring, oh-so-addictive page-turner from Gabaldon . . . Take a deep breath, leap aboard, and revel in the ride.”—Library Journal
“With her Outlander sequence, Gabaldon . . . effectively [juggles] a large and desirable solid of characters; constructing exciting plotlines that borrow both from experience, background, and romance; and meticulously integrating a wealth of attention-grabbing interval information into the tale with out slowing down the speed. the result's a sprawling and spell binding saga that's certain to continue readers up long gone their bedtimes.”—Booklist (starred review)
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By Fanny Merkin, Andrew Shaffer
By Laura Andersen
Perfect for fanatics of Philippa Gregory, Alison Weir, and Showtime’s The Tudors, The Boleyn Deceit is the pleasing new novel set within the imagined Tudor courtroom of King Henry IX, son of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, who needs to navigate a terrain rife with palace intrigue, imminent battle, and unbridled passions.
The regency interval is over and William Tudor, now King Henry IX, sits on my own at the throne. yet England needs to nonetheless cope with those that doubt his legitimacy, either in far off lands and inside of his circle of relatives. To diffuse tensions and appease the Catholics, William is betrothed to a tender princess from France, yet nonetheless he has eyes for less than his formative years good friend Minuette, and courtroom tongues are wagging.
much more scandalous—and harmful, if discovered—is that Minuette’s middle and soul belong to Dominic, William’s ally and depended on consultant. Minuette needs to stroll a fragile stability among her suitors, not able to divulge heart's contents to an individual, now not even her buddy Elizabeth, William’s sister, who needs to cope with her personal cleaved middle. during this impossible to resist story, the secrets and techniques that everybody retains are adequate to alter the process an empire.
Includes a preview of Laura Andersen’s The Boleyn Reckoning
Praise for The Boleyn Deceit
“Detailed and quick-paced, [The Boleyn Deceit] may have sequence fanatics devouring it and rising longing for the final publication. an outstanding advice for Phillippa Gregory fans.”—Booklist (starred review)
“This exciting paintings of different historical past bargains lots to have fun with for either fanatics of old romance and people whose ardour is political intrigue. . . . ideal for enthusiasts of Philippa Gregory and Alison Weir, Andersen’s novel admirably takes inventive license with background whereas last precise to many points of real-world background. . . . [Foreshadows] a enchanting end to the trilogy.”—Publishers Weekly
“An interesting re-imagining of Tudor England and the treacheries of courtroom life.”—Kirkus Reviews
Praise for Laura Andersen’s The Boleyn King
“A luxurious, vividly imagined novel of a Boleyn king’s fateful upward thrust to energy amid the treacherous glamour of the Tudor court.”—C. W. Gortner, writer of The Queen’s Vow
“Fans of either Stephenie Meyer and Philippa Gregory will locate a lot to like during this evocative and well-written debut.”—Francine Mathews, writer of Jack 1939
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By Sandra Brown
A scientific miracle offers television character Cat Delaney greater than a brand new middle. along with her moment probability at existence Cat trades Hollywood for San Antonio, the place she hosts a television exhibit for kids with specific wishes. right here she meets Alex Pierce, an ex-cop grew to become crime writer-and the 1st guy to work out her as a lady seeing that her surgical procedure. yet her new international turns sinister whilst deadly "accidents" start killing different center recipients, and a mysterious stalker begins shadowing her each movement. quickly Cat realizes Alex may-or might not-be her most vital best friend and that her new middle comes at a poor rate: a tangled internet of secrets and techniques and anyone made up our minds to take her lifestyles.
How lifelike is it to think that one lover can fulfill a woman's each fantasy?
Nia Simone Bijou is a lady who has all of it - and is pushed via the will for extra. Born in Trinidad, reared in la, dwelling in Atlanta, Nia is a author, a philosopher, and a girl in clash. She's facing aspects of her Gemini self, feeling as though there are girls dwelling within her, either suffering for domination.
One aspect of Nia is a logical but heartbroken one who hasn't ever enable cross of an outdated discomfort. the opposite part is a sensual girl who won't allow her leisure, wanting intimacy and sexual freedom, challenging pleasure.
In the sweltering warmth of July, loneliness, hope, and a fight with either the sensual self and delusion encourage Nia to turn into sexually adventurous, assembly fans who arouse her in varied methods, fanatics who provide her incredible reviews, beneficiant enthusiasts who wish to please her up to she wants to fulfill them. Fantasies spiral uncontrolled, and along with her lifestyles at the line, Nia discovers that excitement doesn't come with out discomfort.
Filled with ardour, populated with characters which are sexually uninhibited, Pleasure is an unforgettable trip right into a free-spirited world.
By Sister Souljah
Sister Souljah, the New York instances bestselling writer of The Coldest iciness Ever and Midnight, delivers her such a lot compelling and enlightening tale but. With Midnight and The that means of affection, Souljah brings to her thousands of fanatics an experience approximately younger, deep love, the ways that humans the world over exhibit their love, and the lengths that they are going to visit have it.
Powerful and sensual, middle of the night is an clever, fierce fighter and Ninjutsu-trained ninja warrior. He draws consciousness anywhere he is going yet is still unmoved via it and makes a speciality of maintaining his mom and sister and regaining his family’s fortunes. while hour of darkness, a religious Muslim, takes sixteen-year-old Akemi from Japan as his spouse, they give the impression of being ahead to construction a lifestyles jointly, yet their tumultuous teenage marriage is interrupted whilst Akemi is abducted and brought again to Japan via her personal father, although the wedding was once consummated and good underway.
“There’s now not one drop of inferiority in my blood,” dead night says as he first secures his mom, Umma, and sister, Naja, ahead of atmosphere off on a world trip to reclaim his spouse. dead night needs to shuttle throughout 3 international locations and various cultures in his try to defeat his opponent. alongside this brilliant trip he meets those that swap him endlessly, at the same time he modifies them. He encounters temptations he by no means could have imagined and takes dangers that many a lesser guy might say no to, taken with the ladies he loves and is sworn to guard.
By Jessica Sorensen
Violet Hayes’s existence is a large number. among her stalker, Preston, refusing to depart her on my own, her mom and dad’ case nonetheless being unsolved, and falling at the back of at school, she continuously feels at the verge of wasting it. while a few unforeseen information comes her means, it’s the ultimate straw and she or he finally ends up doing anything that nearly expenses her existence. fortunately, she survives and makes a promise to herself to place her lifestyles again jointly and to aim and determine precisely how she feels approximately Luke rate, the single individual that’s continually there for her. yet as a improving alcoholic and gambler, Luke has his personal struggles to beat. He’s additionally fallen in love with Violet, yet fears telling her the reality, that it'll scare her away or worse, she won’t reciprocate the sensation. Plus, there by no means seems a correct time to assert it, both the case, Preston, or lifestyles getting into the best way. Can the 2 of them ever get adequate peace of their lives to beat their fears and at last inform one another the reality approximately how they consider?
By Plum Sykes
For readers who adore Candace Bushnell, Tinsely Mortimer, and Lauren Weisberger comes New York Times bestselling writer Plum Sykes’s sly and fun satire—now again in print for its tenth anniversary in a stunning, crowd pleasing package deal, with a brand new foreword by way of the author.
Bergdorf Blondes are a specific thing, you recognize, a brand new York craze. all of us desires to be one, yet it’s très tricky. You wouldn’t think the commitment it takes to be a beautiful, flaxen haired, dermatologically ideal long island woman with a existence that’s outstanding past trust. truthfully, it calls for a degree of dedication similar to, say, studying Hebrew or quitting cigarettes.
But first, a bit approximately moi. The gossips name me a champagne bubble of a lady. I’m fluent in French, intermittently. I gave up England for Princeton to my mother’s horror. by means of day, I write articles for a way journal. via evening, I’m at the prowl for the last word accent a Bergdorf Blonde should have: an impossibly wealthy guy with a truly huge diamond ring.
And after all, I’m fabulous.
By Kay Hooper
New York Times bestselling writer Kay Hooper weaves seduction, suspense, and the mystical right into a spellbinding romance based on an enigmatic woman—and the fellow whose contact threatened to show her so much intimate vulnerabilities.
What used to be a lady like Brooke Kennedy doing operating a visitor inn on my own within the Montana barren region? And why was once her ally so frightened approximately her? these have been the questions Cody Nash requested himself after agreeing to cancel his tropical holiday to head on a project of mercy into snowstorm state. For the robust and confident lady he came upon didn’t desire or wish his help—but she was once in difficulty. Brooke had remoted herself from the realm for purposes she wouldn’t or couldn’t say. yet Cody didn’t must be a psychic to experience that Brooke was once afraid. much more, her worry had intensified from the instant he arrived. Now, as a deadly typhoon strands them jointly, Cody needs to examine the well-guarded mystery of this pretty, talented woman—if he can persuade her to offer him the single factor he must shop her from a self-imposed exile: her belief.
By Michael Frayn
Longlisted for the guy Booker Prize and a Washington Post extraordinary e-book of the Year
On the non-public Greek island of Skios, the high-paying visitors of a world-renowned beginning organize for the yearly keynote tackle, to accept this 12 months through Dr. Norman Wilfred, an getting older and hulking authority at the medical association of technology. He seems to be unusually younger and fascinating, and everybody is quickly consuming out of his hand.
Meanwhile, in a distant villa on the different finish of the island, the ravishing Georgie has agreed to spend a furtive horizontal weekend with a infamous schemer, who has regularly didn't ensue. Trapped there together with her as an alternative is a pompous, balding person referred to as Dr. Norman Wilfred, who has misplaced his whereabouts, his baggage, and his temper―indeed, every little thing he possesses except the textual content of a lecture at the medical association of science.
In a spiraling farce approximately upright lecturers, bold climbers, and dotty philanthropists, Michael Frayn, "the god of farce" (Entertainment Weekly), tells a narrative of non-public disintegration, probing his everlasting subject matter of the way we all know what we all know while he supplies us to the outer limits of hilarity.