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Cheryel Hutton - The Ugly Truth

If she can't believe what she sees, can she believe what she feels?When photojournalist Stephie Stephanova visits Ugly Creek, Tennessee to help her best friend, Madison, she expects a boring visit. Then she snaps a photo of something she shouldn't have seen--and falls for a man she definitelymore...If she can't believe what she sees, can she believe what she feels?When photojournalist Stephie Stephanova visits Ugly Creek, Tennessee to help her best friend, Madison, she expects a boring visit. Then she snaps a photo of something she shouldn't have seen--and falls for a man she definitely shouldn't have.Jake Blackwood can deal with his scarred face, though not with his scarred past. A savvy antiques store owner with an eye for the finer things, he's never seen anything so fine as Stephie. But his history with Madison hampers his desire to get closer. So does Stephie's relentless curiosity about his oddball town.As Stephie probes Ugly Creek's mysteries, she's torn between loyalty to Madison and her feelings for Jake. But when her snapshot threatens the secret at the heart of Ugly Creek, Stephie realizes she will sacrifice anything to protect Jake and the town he loves.

Publisher: The Wild Rose Press, Inc
Published: Apr 20, 2013
Pages: 205

Amanda Cross - A Trap for Fools (Kate Fansler Novels)

When the body of Canfield Adams, a professor of Middle Eastern culture, is found on he pavement seven stories below his open office window, the police think it was suicide. But those who knew the professor, knew that there were numerous people--on campus and off--who would have relished pushing him.more...When the body of Canfield Adams, a professor of Middle Eastern culture, is found on he pavement seven stories below his open office window, the police think it was suicide. But those who knew the professor, knew that there were numerous people--on campus and off--who would have relished pushing him. Kate is asked to investigate, and she herself is not sure she wants to succeed. For the murderer may well be a student she cares about...or a colleague...or even a friend...."If by some cruel oversight you haven't discovered Amanda Cross, you have an uncommon pleasure in store for you."THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW

Publisher: Fawcett
Published: Jan 14, 1990
Pages: 224
ISBN: 034535947X

Aja Cole - Finding Her Center: A Hockey Romance

$0.99 for a limited time Hockey Center Greyson Mathieson is a hockey legacy, growing up with a dad that also played pro. It’s the most important thing in his life next to his Mama, and with a crucial season coming up – he’s got no time for distractions. Well…none except formore...$0.99 for a limited time Hockey Center Greyson Mathieson is a hockey legacy, growing up with a dad that also played pro. It’s the most important thing in his life next to his Mama, and with a crucial season coming up – he’s got no time for distractions. Well…none except for Daya Kincaid. Greyson met Daya two years ago by chance, when he decided to blow off some steam by chatting with a stranger online. But what started as a virtual fling has come to mean more to Greyson than he ever expected…All he can think about is meeting Daya in person and finally turning late night fantasies into the most delicious reality. Daya Kincaid is an introverted freelance writer, with only three rules in mind when it comes to men: 1) No relationships. 2) No complications. 3) No feelings.Finding a sexy man who was willing to bare it all for some virtual fun without any commitment or strings attached, sounded like the most perfect arrangement in the world…until he wanted the real deal and she wanted to keep her life as it was. She wants things to be kept simple, and for Greyson and his phenomenal body and his raw sex appeal to stay far, far away. But sometimes, life puts you in exactly the right place. You just have to decide what the hell you’re going to do about it. All Greyson wants is a chance to see what they could build, but Daya has her own set of rules and he’s playing blind. A man can only take so much. He's not perfect by any means, but he's trying. With her own truths to face before she can truly trust anyone with her heart, Daya has to be careful or this might be one game that nobody wins. Finding Her Center is a debut 60,000 word standalone novel with a HEA and no cliffhangers.

Published:
Pages: 208

Albert Rolls - Emiliano Zapata: A Biography (Greenwood Biographies)

Emiliano Zapata is regarded as among the most important figures of the Mexican Revolution. This book provides more than just a biography of a great leader; it enables readers to understand who Zapata was and the interests and ideologies he supported, emphasizing his ideals and distinguishing him frommore...Emiliano Zapata is regarded as among the most important figures of the Mexican Revolution. This book provides more than just a biography of a great leader; it enables readers to understand who Zapata was and the interests and ideologies he supported, emphasizing his ideals and distinguishing him from those who have used his name for their own purposes. Emiliano Zapata: A Biography is organized chronologically, detailing Zapata's youth and early adulthood in the years preceding the Mexican Revolution; his role in getting his home state involved in the Revolution; and his ascent to power in Morelos' revolutionary movement. The author elucidates Zapata's continual struggle to bring meaningful change to the lives of Mexico's poorest people, how his commitment to revolutionary reform came to define his existence, and how his ideals led to his own violent death as they had to the deaths of so many of his adversaries. A fascinating read for high school students as well as general readers, this biography tells an unforgettable story of one of Mexico's heroic figures.

Publisher: Greenwood
Published: Jul 22, 2011
Pages: 165
ISBN: 0313380805

Isadora Montrose - Dragon's Christmas Captive (BBW / Dragon Shifter Romance) (Lords of the Dragon Islands Book 5)

Pint-sized Princess Lexi sets out to enchant dragon-sized Theo. What sort of magic will make this elf-woman the right fit for a dragon lord's noble heart?Dragon shifter Theo Lindorm has been hunting for his Fated Mate for 10 years. Elven princess Lexi has been waiting for her Prince for 1000. Shemore...Pint-sized Princess Lexi sets out to enchant dragon-sized Theo. What sort of magic will make this elf-woman the right fit for a dragon lord's noble heart?Dragon shifter Theo Lindorm has been hunting for his Fated Mate for 10 years. Elven princess Lexi has been waiting for her Prince for 1000. She is prepared to settle for this modern day Viking barbarian, and trade immortality for a home and family. All Theo wants is a soft, sweet Valkyrie and some firelings.Towering Naval Officer Theo and Pixie-sized Lexi are not well matched in size or temperament. Theo’s mockery and modern technology are a shock to a damsel confined to a tree for 8 centuries. Theo did not expect his mate to be a pint-sized bossy-boots. Destiny seems to have played a prank on them both. The last of her kind, Lexi sets out to enchant her unwilling dragon. First, she claims him by Right of Capture. Second, she sends her reluctant suitor on a Perilous Quest to retrieve a magic ring from the depths of the ocean. Third, she transforms into his perfect mate to Seduce him.If only Alpha Male Theo would play by Lexi’s ancient rules. But this Naval Officer resists her spells, and retaliates with a sensual magic of his own. As her attempts to make Theo love her fail, Lexi finds herself trapped in a mortal body snared by human feelings. How could Fate be so cruel? This sweetly spicy romantic comedy will make you laugh and cry as these unlikely lovers discover how hot a Christmas fire can get. Dragon's Christmas Captive is Book 5 in Lord of the Dragon Islands. It is a standalone 25k novella with no cliffhangers and an HEA. It was previously published as part of the collection Shifters, Secrets & Surprises.Bonus Material: This book also contains the first chapters of Dragon's Possession and Phoenix Ablaze.

Published:
Pages: 126

Isadora Montrose - Dragon's Possession (BBW / Dragon Shifter Romance) (Lords of the Dragon Islands Book 4)

Captain Lars Lindorm of the Swedish Royal Navy is still grieving for his first wife when the Council of the Guild of Dragons deploys him to rescue the widow and fireling of the villainous Felipe Balcazar Mendez. Lars expects his mission in the Argentine Pampas to be difficult – he doesn’tmore...Captain Lars Lindorm of the Swedish Royal Navy is still grieving for his first wife when the Council of the Guild of Dragons deploys him to rescue the widow and fireling of the villainous Felipe Balcazar Mendez. Lars expects his mission in the Argentine Pampas to be difficult – he doesn’t expect voluptuous dragoness Nicole to awaken his heart and passions.Alpha Male Lars is ordered to marry Nikki by the head of his clan. BBW Nikki has no choice but to accept this hasty marriage. Nikki, Lars and her son Matteo head to the lush Caribbean island of San Michaela, part of the vast holdings of the House of Lindorm and a refuge from the villains pursuing Nikki.But despite Lars' kindness, the despicable behavior of her late husband makes Nikki distrustful. In a world where evil stalks them and shifters refuse to play by the rules, these two bruised hearts must heal each other, keep 7-year-old Matteo safe, and forge a strong dragon bond. What will it take for Nikki to find her true strength as a dragoness?Mature content: Virile dragon explores the repressed sensuality of luscious dragoness. The graphic scenes of passionate shifter love play may be too titillating for some.Dragon's Possession is Book 4 in Lords of the Dragon Islands. It is a standalone novel with no cliff-hangers and an HEA. This 82k novel also includes Bonus Preview Chapters from Dragon’s Christmas Captive, Phoenix Ablaze, and Bearly Begun.

Published:
Pages: 368

Michael McGarrity - Dead or Alive: A Kevin Kerney Novel (Kevin Kerney Novels)

“A taut and tidy thriller”(San Diego Union-Tribune) focusing on a manhunt for a deranged killer—from the nationally bestselling author who “gets better and better.”(Tony Hillerman )Living in London while his wife serves as a military attaché at the American Embassy,more...“A taut and tidy thriller”(San Diego Union-Tribune) focusing on a manhunt for a deranged killer—from the nationally bestselling author who “gets better and better.”(Tony Hillerman )Living in London while his wife serves as a military attaché at the American Embassy, recently retired Santa Fe police chief Kevin Kerney gets an early morning phone call that changes everything and sends him hurrying home to his New Mexico ranch. Riley Burke, his partner in a horse-training enterprise, has been mowed down on Kerney’s doorstep by an escaped prisoner cutting a murderous swath through New Mexico. As the killings mount, Kerney teams up with his half-Apache son, Lieutenant Clayton Istee of the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department, to hunt for a psychotic murderer with a growing appetite for blood—who has no intention of being taken alive.

Publisher: NAL Trade
Published: Dec 1, 2009
Pages: 304
ISBN: 0451228707

Michael McGarrity - Nothing But Trouble

Santa Fe police chief Kevin Kerney is back in the tenth and most entertaining novel in Michael McGarrity's acclaimed series. At the urging of an old friend, Kerney takes a job as a technical advisor on a contemporary Western being filmed near the Mexican border-and becomes embroiled inmore...Santa Fe police chief Kevin Kerney is back in the tenth and most entertaining novel in Michael McGarrity's acclaimed series. At the urging of an old friend, Kerney takes a job as a technical advisor on a contemporary Western being filmed near the Mexican border-and becomes embroiled in circumstances that will change his and his family's lives forever.

Publisher: Onyx
Published: Dec 5, 2006
Pages: 384
ISBN: 0451412281

Michael McGarrity - Everyone Dies

With "a cunning mind for crime fiction" (New York Times Book Review), Anthony Award-nominated Michael McGarrity ratchets up the stakes in his novel of a vengeful killer with an unspeakable agenda: offing people with ties to the criminal justice system. Next on the list: Santa Fe Police Chiefmore...With "a cunning mind for crime fiction" (New York Times Book Review), Anthony Award-nominated Michael McGarrity ratchets up the stakes in his novel of a vengeful killer with an unspeakable agenda: offing people with ties to the criminal justice system. Next on the list: Santa Fe Police Chief Kevin Kerney, his wife, Lieutenant Colonel Sara Brannon, and their unborn son.

Publisher: Onyx
Published: Aug 3, 2004
Pages: 352
ISBN: 0451411471

Michael McGarrity - Death Song: A Kevin Kerney Novel (Kevin Kerney Novels)

The bushwhack killing of a deputy sheriff in Lincoln County and the brutal murder of the deputy?s wife in Santa Fe County bring Police Chief Kevin Kerney and his Mescalero Apache son, Sergeant Clayton Istee, back together. The double homicide investigation is soon linked to a major drug traffickingmore...The bushwhack killing of a deputy sheriff in Lincoln County and the brutal murder of the deputy?s wife in Santa Fe County bring Police Chief Kevin Kerney and his Mescalero Apache son, Sergeant Clayton Istee, back together. The double homicide investigation is soon linked to a major drug trafficking scheme and the cold-blooded slaughter of two women in Albuquerque. Due to retire at the end of the month, Kerney calls upon Clayton to find the slain officer?s son, discover what triggered the killings, and give him the ammunition he needs to bring a murderer to justice.

Publisher: Onyx
Published: Dec 2, 2008
Pages: 352
ISBN: 0451412494

Michael McGarrity - Slow Kill (Kevin Kerney Novels)

Santa Fe Police Chief Kevin Kerney travels to a California ranch looking to buy some prime quarter horse breeding stock. Instead, he finds himself the prime suspect in a possible homicide when the ranch owner, Clifford Spalding, is found dead. Confronted by a determined cop unwilling to let him off themore...Santa Fe Police Chief Kevin Kerney travels to a California ranch looking to buy some prime quarter horse breeding stock. Instead, he finds himself the prime suspect in a possible homicide when the ranch owner, Clifford Spalding, is found dead. Confronted by a determined cop unwilling to let him off the hook, Kerney decides to conduct his own investigation. As he digs into the victim's background, he learns that Spalding's ex-wife refuses to believe that her son, a soldier killed in Vietnam some thirty years ago, is dead. Kerney digs deeper and soon finds himself sharing the woman's doubts: Did Spalding's current wife, a much younger woman, orchestrate his murder with the help of a lover? Did a California cop collude with Spalding to keep his ex-wife from learning the truth about her son? Slow Kill races from West Coast to East Coast, as Kerney tries to extricate himself from a situation that could ruin his career by finding the answers to a thirty-year-old mystery.

Publisher: Onyx
Published: Aug 2, 2005
Pages: 352
ISBN: 0451411935

Michael McGarrity - The Big Gamble

Michael McGarrity's acclaimed Santa Fe police chief, Kevin Kerney is back-with his estranged son. Two bodies have been found in a burned building. One is a missing person from Kerney's cold case files. The other is a more recent homicide. Both will lead father and son into a vast network of crime...and the darkest places of the soul.

Publisher: Onyx
Published: Aug 5, 2003
Pages: 352
ISBN: 0451410998

Michael McGarrity - Under the Color of Law (Kevin Kerney)

Newly-installed Santa Fe police chief Kevin Kerney receives a deadly welcome when a U.S. ambassador's ex-wife is brutally stabbed to death in her home. But before Kerney can begin to investigate, the FBI closes the case with trumped-up evidence. And the harder Kerney hunts for the truth, the more he knows that he may not survive the chase.

Publisher: Dutton
Published:
Pages: 400
ISBN: 0451410440

Michael McGarrity - The Judas Judge (Kevin Kerney Novels)

In a remote New Mexico campground, six people are killed in an apparently senseless murder spree. Deputy State Police Chief Kevin Kerney suspects the slaying wasn’t random at all—but rather a calculated plot to eliminate one high-profile victim, retired judge, Vernon Langsford. In piecingmore...In a remote New Mexico campground, six people are killed in an apparently senseless murder spree. Deputy State Police Chief Kevin Kerney suspects the slaying wasn’t random at all—but rather a calculated plot to eliminate one high-profile victim, retired judge, Vernon Langsford. In piecing together the judge’s shocking past, Kerney discovers the victim’s predilection for sexual indiscretions, a history of family betrayal and greed, and a dark marriage that ended mysteriously and violently. But as Kerney gets closer to the heart of a terrible crime, it’s a woman from his own past who emerges with a stunning secret of her own.

Publisher: Dutton
Published:
Pages: 304
ISBN: 0451203607

Michael McGarrity - Serpent Gate

After receiving a call from the newly appointed chief of the New Mexico State Police, ex-Santa Fe chief of detectives Kevin Kerney is thrown into an investigation of a small-town cop-killing no one has been able to solve. His only lead: a homeless schizophrenic's ramblings about rape and anmore...After receiving a call from the newly appointed chief of the New Mexico State Police, ex-Santa Fe chief of detectives Kevin Kerney is thrown into an investigation of a small-town cop-killing no one has been able to solve. His only lead: a homeless schizophrenic's ramblings about rape and an uncharted place called Serpent Gate. Meanwhile, back in Santa Fe, priceless art is stolen from the governor's offices and a beautiful young blonde is murdered in a millionaire's mansion. Kerney follows a trail of clues to Mexico, where he faces off against an old nemesis with powerful government connections. Unwilling to back down, Kerney must use all of his tenacity, raw courage, and knowledge of the criminal mind in a bloody showdown that may cost him his life.

Publisher: Scribner
Published:
Pages: 320
ISBN: 0684853450

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