AMERICAN DUCHESS tales the fictional story of Consuelo
Vanderbilt. In 1895 Consuelo wed the Duke of Marlborough.
This was not a love match; she was already in love with
another man. She only went to the altar after being bullied
relentlessly by her mother, Alva. The marriage was a
business Read more...
The year is 1984, and Richard "Richie" Cunningham gets bad
news from his hometown in Milwaukee. Arthur Fonzarelli, his
best friend when he was growing up, the Fonz is dead. Fonzie
was driving his motorcycle when he crossed a bridge and lost
control and into the guardrail. He went over Read more...
There are some series that become so special for you that
the characters feel like old friends. The Max
Wolfe series by Tony Parsons is one of them for me.
Now, it has been a while since I Read more...
THE LOST GIRLS OF PARIS is a
book about sacrifices, courage, friendship, and about moving on.
1946 - Grace Healey is living in Manhattan and is trying to live a life
without her husband who died during the war. While passing through
Grand Central Read more...
DEAR GEORGE, DEAR MARY is the story about George
Washington's relationship with Mary Philipse. Mary Calvi has
written a story based on hundreds of letters, witness
accounts, and journal entries, reconstructing George
Washington courting of New York heiress Mary Philipse.
I had never heard of Mary Philipse before I Read more...
THE DUTCH WIFE is a dual storyline book. In 1943 we get to
follow Marijke de Graaf as she is forced to choose between a
slow death in a labor camp or join the camp brothel. She
picks the later in the hope of meeting her husband who has
been Read more...
Peter Caine is a merciless Manhattan defense attorney who
may seem to be charming on the outside. However, beneath the
mask, he is a cold and heartless man who doesn't care about
other people's feelings. He doesn't even harbor any
feelings for his own son Jamie, and Read more...
A group of college friends is spending the Christmas break
together at a hunting lodge. Spending time together
welcoming in the New Year has long been a tradition for
them, and this year the place is a remote estate in the
Scottish Highlands. However, this year everything will
change. This Read more...
In the third book about journalist Charlie
Cates she goes with a gal pal to Hawaii. She needs some
time away from home after newspapers have gotten to know
that she has a supernatural talent; she can find lost
children Read more...
THE DYING OF THE LIGHT
engrossed me from the very first page. I love reading books set in the
American south, especially books that have romance, tragedy, and of
course, a wonderful gothic feeling.
Diane Cooke knows she must marry someone rich so Read more...
Evan Smoak is a trained assassin known as Orphan X. He was
part of the Orphan Program until he broke with it and used
everything he had learned to reinvent himself as the Nowhere
Man. Now he helps those that are desperate and have no one
else to turn to Read more...
What if you're stuck at a rest stop in a blizzard with
strangers and discover a kidnapped child? You don't know
who to trust and have no way to contact anyone. What
would you do? What could you do?
That's the dilemma college student Darby Thorne is Read more...
THE WITCHES OF ST. PETERSBURG is the tale of two sisters
that have to fend for themselves at the Romanov court,
and they do so by not only befriending the Tsarina, they
use black magic as well. Militza and Stana are the
daughters of the King of Montenegro. They are Read more...
Commander Gray Pierce arrives home on Christmas Eve, only
to find out that Seichan, his pregnant lover is gone and
his best friend's wife Kat is on the brink of death. Kat
is the only one that saw the attack, but how to get
someone in a semi-comatose Read more...
What if Anne Frank had survived? What if she never died in a
concentration camp and instead was reunited with her father and had
to pick up the pieces left of her life? Having to deal with a life without
her mother and sister. Her life as a writer seems Read more...
THE GOLDEN TRESSES OF THE
DEAD starts off with Flavia's sister Ophelia getting married. Flavia
is delighted when Ophelia discovers a severed human finger in the cake
and she rushes away to examine it...Whose finger is it to and why has Read more...
THE SUSPECT is the very first
book I've read by Fiona Barton. I didn't know that this book is the third
in the Kate Waters series. However, I found no problems reading this
one without having read the previous books. Actually Read more...
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