Author: Marie Laval

Publisher: Choc Lit

ISBN: 1781893993

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

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Take a ride with Love Taxis, the cab company with a Heart … Rosalie Heart is a well-known face in Irlwick – well, if you drive a bright pink taxi and your signature style is a pink anorak, you’re going to draw a bit of attention! But Rosalie’s company Love Taxis is more than just a gimmick – for many people in the remote Scottish village, it’s a lifeline. Which is something that Marc Petersen will never understand. Marc’s ruthless approach to business doesn’t extend to pink taxi companies running at a loss. When he arrives in Irlwick to see to a new acquisition – Raventhorn, a rundown castle – it’s apparent he poses a threat to Rosalie’s entire existence; not just her business, but her childhood home too. On the face of it Marc and Rosalie should loathe each other, but what they didn’t count on was somebody playing cupid …
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Author: Kathryn Freeman

Publisher: Choc Lit

ISBN: 1781894108

Category: Fiction

Page: 200

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Is it time to love Christmas again? Faith Watkins loves Christmas, which is why she’s thrilled that her new hotel in the Lake District will be open in time for the festive season. And Faith has gone all out; huge Christmas tree, fairy lights, an entire family of decorative reindeer. Now all she needs are the guests … But what she didn’t bank on was her first paying customer being someone like Adam Hunter. Rugged, powerfully built and with a deep sadness in his eyes, Adam is a man that Faith is immediately drawn to – but unfortunately he also has an intense hatred of all things Christmassy. As the countdown to the big day begins, Faith can’t seem to keep away from her mysterious guest, but still finds herself with more questions than answers: just what happened to Adam Hunter? And why does he hate Christmas so much?
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Author: Kathryn Freeman

Publisher: Choc Lit

ISBN: 1781892873

Category: Fiction

Page: 339

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High-class auto racing and reckless romance make for a fiery mix when a driver out to win meets a woman who doesn’t like to lose . . . Melanie Hunt’s job as publicist for the Delta Formula One race team means she’s used to rubbing shoulders with hot shots and big money in glamorous locales like Monte Carlo. But she’s also learned that keeping a cool professional distance is the best way to avoid an amorous hit-and-run. New Delta team driver Aiden Foster lives his life like he drives his cars—fast and hard. But no matter how successful he is, he always falls short of his legendary father’s racing legacy. He knows that if he could just stay focused, he could finally take the World Championship. But as the racing season begins, both Melanie and Aiden find themselves drawn to each other despite themselves—even though they both know that it’s a fine line that separates love and victory from crashing and burning . . .
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Author: Sue McDonagh

Publisher: Choc Lit

ISBN: 1781892989

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

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From watercolours and cupcakes to leather jackets and freedom … If you won a gorgeous purple motorbike, and your domineering husband said you were too fat for leathers and should sell it, would you do as you were told – or learn to ride it in secret? Artist and café owner Lucy Daumier intends to do just that – but learning to ride is far from easy, especially under the critical eye of prickly motorcycle instructor, Ash Connor. But gradually Lucy gets the hang of it, and in the process re-discovers the girl she used to be. So starts an exciting summer of new friendships and fun – as well as a realisation that there is more to Ash than meets the eye when she is introduced to his seven-year-old daughter, Daisy. But can Lucy’s new-found happiness last when a spiteful family member wants to see her fail?
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Author: Caroline James

Publisher: Ruby Fiction

ISBN: 1912550008

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

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Let the shenanigans begin at the Best Boomerville Hotel … Jo Docherty and Hattie Contaldo have a vision – a holiday retreat in the heart of the Lake District exclusively for guests of ‘a certain age’ wishing to stimulate both mind and body with new creative experiences. One hotel refurbishment later and the Best Boomerville Hotel is open for business! Perhaps not surprisingly Boomerville attracts more than its fair share of eccentric clientele: there’s fun-loving Sir Henry Mulberry and his brother Hugo; Lucinda Brown, an impoverished artist with more ego than talent; Andy Mack, a charming Porsche-driving James Bond lookalike, as well as Kate Simmons, a woman who made her fortune from an internet dating agency but still hasn’t found ‘the One’ herself. With such an array of colourful individuals there’s bound to be laughs aplenty, but could there be tears and heartbreak too and will the residents get more than they bargained for at Boomerville?
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Author: Kathryn Freeman

Publisher: Choc Lit Limited

ISBN: 1781891036

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

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She comes from money. He comes from nothing. But where true love is concerned, there’s always a middle ground . . . Brianna Worthington has beauty, privilege, and family money—but she wants something more than a trust fund and a life of ease. She wants to see the real world and make a real difference. Her chance comes when she’s invited to see how her mother’s charity is helping in the aftermath of a tornado in South America. Chief Medical Officer Mitch McBride loves doing all he can for the poor people affected by the storm . . . but his difficult work has hardened him to the point that he’s starting to doubt he’ll ever be able to enjoy a life of his own. So when some sightseeing rich girl arrives in camp, he’s far from impressed . . . Almost immediately, the pair begins trading verbal barbs—but before long their antagonism turns into playful banter, and then outright attraction. But will they ever be able to get beyond their differences and take a real chance on each other?
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Author: Morton S. Gray

Publisher: Choc Lit Limited

ISBN: 1781893144

Category: Fiction

Page: 244

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An award-winning novel of romantic suspense: Is she going mad? Or is she really falling in love with a dead man? Ellie Golden has fled to an English coastal village to pursue her artistic ambitions and leave her troubling past behind. Yet memories are stirred when she meets Harry Dixon, the handsome headmaster of her son’s new school. Ellie knows in her heart and soul that he’s her former lover, Ben Rivers. What they shared on the beach that night is unforgettable. But Ben has been dead for years. For a woman trying to start over, Harry’s presence is deeply disturbing. Even more disturbing is his insistence that he’s never met Ellie before in his life. At least that’s what he says . . . Ellie has other reasons to be unsettled. Someone else from her past lurks in the shadows of her new life, waiting to strike. Now the only man Ellie can trust is the mysterious Harry Dixon—unless his secrets prove to be just as threatening.
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Author: Luanne Rice

Publisher: Bantam

ISBN: 0553584049

Category: Fiction

Page: 429

View: 8039

An idyllic summer at the shore is turned upside down for Bay McCabe and her children when her husband vanishes, causing Bay to reevaluate her life, personal relationships, friendships, and old love.
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A perfect romance to curl up by the fire with

Author: Holly Martin

Publisher: Bookouture

ISBN: 1910751448

Category: Fiction

Page: 348

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Author: Evonne Wareham

Publisher: Choc Lit

ISBN: 1781892210

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

View: 8374

Anything could happen when you spend summer in San Remo … Running her busy concierge service usually keeps Cassie Travers fully occupied. But when a new client offers her the strangest commission she's ever handled she suddenly finds herself on the cusp of an Italian adventure, with a man she thought she would never see again. Jake McQuire has returned from the States to his family-run detective agency. When old flame Cassie appears in need of help with her mysterious client, who better than Jake to step in? Events take the pair across Europe to a luxurious villa on the Italian Riviera. There, Cassie finds that the mystery she pursues pales into insignificance, when compared to another discovery made along the way …
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Author: Kristan Higgins

Publisher: HQN Books

ISBN: 0373777035

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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In a last-ditch effort to find the man of her dreams, Chastity O'Neil, an editor and soon-to-be spinster, gives online dating a try, with interesting results.
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A Memoir

Author: Jeannette Walls

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1439156964

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 288

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The child of an alcoholic father and an eccentric artist mother discusses her family's nomadic upbringing, during which she and her siblings fended for themselves while their parents outmaneuvered bill collectors and the authorities.
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Author: Janet Evanovich,Dorien Kelly

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 0312651317

Category: Fiction

Page: 310

View: 1139

Lacking the money to open a bed and breakfast in her parents' summer house in Michigan, former magazine editor Kate takes a questionable undercover job from a brewery owner who wants to find out who has been sabotaging his company, a situation that is compromised by Kate's distaste for beer and her crush on her employer. Co-written the best-selling author of the Stephanie Plum series. 1 million first printing.
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Author: Markus Zusak

Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 9780307433848

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 592

View: 5841

DON’T MISS BRIDGE OF CLAY, MARKUS ZUSAK’S FIRST NOVEL SINCE THE BOOK THIEF. The extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller that is now a major motion picture, Markus Zusak's unforgettable story is about the ability of books to feed the soul. When Death has a story to tell, you listen. It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will become busier still. Liesel Meminger is a foster girl living outside of Munich, who scratches out a meager existence for herself by stealing when she encounters something she can’t resist–books. With the help of her accordion-playing foster father, she learns to read and shares her stolen books with her neighbors during bombing raids as well as with the Jewish man hidden in her basement. In superbly crafted writing that burns with intensity, award-winning author Markus Zusak, author of I Am the Messenger, has given us one of the most enduring stories of our time. “The kind of book that can be life-changing.” —The New York Times “Deserves a place on the same shelf with The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank.” —USA Today
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A wonderful funy, uplifting romantic read, perfect to escape with

Author: Jane Lovering

Publisher: Choc Lit

ISBN: 178189308X

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

View: 7407

Secrets, lies, carrot cake – and an owl called Skrillex! Amy Knowles has always been the plain sidekick to her pretty best friend Jules. And whilst the tearoom they both work in on the Monkpark Hall estate in Yorkshire is not exactly awash with eligible bachelors, it’s obvious where the male attention is concentrated – and it’s not just on the cakes! There is one man who notices Amy. Joshua Wilson also works at Monkpark, where he flies his birds of prey for visitor entertainment. He lives a lonely existence but he has reasons for choosing isolation – and, in Amy, he may have found somebody who understands. Then a management change brings slick and well-spoken Edmund Evershott to Monkpark. He’s interested in Amy too, but for what reason? Josh suspects the new manager is up to no good – but will Amy? Because Edmund could leave her with much worse than a broken heart …
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Author: Sherman Alexie

Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0316219304

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 272

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Bestselling author Sherman Alexie tells the story of Junior, a budding cartoonist growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation. Determined to take his future into his own hands, Junior leaves his troubled school on the rez to attend an all-white farm town high school where the only other Indian is the school mascot. Heartbreaking, funny, and beautifully written, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, which is based on the author's own experiences, coupled with poignant drawings by Ellen Forney that reflect the character's art, chronicles the contemporary adolescence of one Native American boy as he attempts to break away from the life he was destined to live. With a forward by Markus Zusak, interviews with Sherman Alexie and Ellen Forney, and four-color interior art throughout, this edition is perfect for fans and collectors alike.
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Author: Lynda Stacey

Publisher: Death by Choc Lit

ISBN: 1781893713

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

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Can a secret be worse than a lie? Every time Kate Duggan looks in a mirror she is confronted by her guilt; a long, red scar reminding her that she was ‘the one to walk away’ from the car accident. Not everyone was so lucky … On the surface her fiancé Rob is supportive – but the reality is different. He’s controlling, manipulative and, if the phone call Kate overhears is anything to go by, he has a secret. But just how dangerous is that secret? When Kate begins work at a firm of private investigators, she meets Ben Parker. His strong and silent persona is intriguing but it’s also a cover – because something devastating happened to Ben, something he can’t get over. As Kate and Ben begin their first assignment, they become close. But, what they don’t realise is how close to home the investigation will bring them, or who will be hurt in the process …
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A Novel

Author: Karina Halle

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1476796440

Category: Fiction

Page: 336

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After six months of backpacking and soul-searching across the world, Amber MacLean is flat broke. There are worse places for a twentysomething to be stuck than the Amalfi Coast, but the only way she can earn enough money for a plane ticket home to California is to teach English to two of the brattiest children she has ever met. It doesn't help that the children are under the care of their brooding older brother, ex-motorcycle racer Desiderio Larosa. Darkly handsome and oh-so-mysterious, the young master of the crumbling villa tests Amber's patience and will at every turn--not to mention her hormones. When her position turns into a full-time nanny gig, Amber grows dangerously closer to the enigmatic recluse. But can she give up the certainty of home for someone whose closely guarded heart feels a world apart from her own?
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The perfect laugh out loud romantic comedy

Author: Sue Watson

Publisher: Bookouture

ISBN: 1786814005

Category: Humor

Page: N.A

View: 5226

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