Feeling empty after the accidental death of her sister, a Los Angeles chef is shattered when a lawyer reveals a devastating family secret that prompts her to relocate to a different town, where she finds solace in simple pleasures and a kindhearted new friend.
Chosen to lead a team of scientists to view an annual meteor shower, astrophysicist Owen Shaughnessy desperately wants out until his mentor suggests hiring Brooke Shelton, a perfect assistant who surprises him in ways the stars never could.
With too many identities to count, Mr. Cade Cavendish, a spy for the English government, meets his match in Miss Danielle LaCrosse who, posing as a lady's maid, tries to uncover the identity of the elusive Black Fox and foil a plot to bring back the exiled Napoleon before he does.
Returning to her alma mater to confront Elliott Brooks, the man who ruined her for all others, and remind him of what he's been missing, Peggy Clarkson finally has the upper hand and is determined to unravel everything in his carefully controlled world.
FBI agents Jessica Harlow and John Shepherd have a past. The former lawyer and cocky Army Ranger clashed during their training at Quantico and gladly went their separate ways after graduating from the Academy. Six years later, the last thing either of them expects is to be assigned to work as partners in a high-profile undercover sting.
In a love story set on the Turkish border of Syria, an Arab American with a conflicted past attempts to join the fight against Bashar al-Assad's regime before the plight of his host family reshapes his loyalties.
"Certain Dark Things" combines elements of Latin American mythology with a literary voice that leads readers on an exhilarating and fast-paced journey.
Shmuel Ash, a biblical scholar, is adrift in his young life when he finds work as acaregiver for a brilliant but cantankerous old man named Gershom Wald. There is, however, a third, mysterious presence in his new home. Atalia Abarbanel, the daughter of a deceased Zionist leader, a beautiful woman in her forties, entrances young Shmuel even as she keeps him at a distance. Piece by piece, the old Jerusalem stone house, haunted by tragic history and now home to the three misfits and their intricate relationship, reveals its secrets.
When Victorian London is struck by a trio of unexpected deaths and suspicion falls on her sister and her father, Charlotte Holmes is desperate to find the true culprits and clear the family name.
In a not-too-distant future, a simple outpatient procedure that has been promised to increase empathy between romantic partners has become all the rage. So when Briddey Flannigan's fiance proposes that he and Briddey undergo the procedure, she is delighted! Only ... the results aren't quite as expected.