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We're just two lonely souls, destined to be apart. For the last few months I've been content just watching her from afar, but one rainy night changes everything. Saving her from being roadkill wasn't something I thought about for more than a passing heartbeat. The girl I love wasn't going to die on my watch. One moment of action alters our destiny. Because now I know how it feels to be close to her, I'm addicted and breaking the rules at every turn. I don't know how to stop the path I've put us both on. She'll walk away if I tell her the boy she's fallen for doesn't exist. Teenage love is epic. But falling in love with a human girl when you're dead? Yeah, that blows.Show more
Neuroscience is revolutionizing our understanding of human psychology and behavior. By showing how to apply this new understanding to how you recruit, manage, and develop your people, Brann is enabling you to deliver a step change in organizational performance and individual achievement.Show more
A dangerous book. A hidden secret. A deadly betrayal. The Oxford Literary Festival is in full swing, but Detective Inspector Bridget Hart isn't there to learn about books. Instead she's been given the task of protecting Diane Gilbert, a controversial author who has received a death threat. Diane doesn't seem to think she needs Bridget's protection, but when the worst happens, Bridget's role switches to running a murder enquiry. The only clues Bridget has to go on relate to Diane's new book which examines the murky world of international arms deals. Under pressure to identify the killer, Bridget finds herself drawn into the clandestine world of foreign governments and the British Security Service. She'll need all her wiles and the full cooperation of her team to follow the twisting trail of evidence to its logical conclusion.Show more
Daria has spent her whole life caring for others. So when she's rescued by traveling merchants while fleeing for her life, she's more than happy to work for them in return for her safety. But danger follows her, as does Prince Percy. Daria thought she'd left the complications of balls and royalty behind her, but she can't hide as a servant forever--not when whole kingdoms are in peril. As the threat grows, so do the risks Daria is willing to take. But even as she puts herself in danger, Daria doubts she could ever be enough--for the people who need saving or the prince himself. In this reimagining of the classic fairy tale, Cinderella, the overworked orphan must face dangers, doubts, and traitors before she can hope to triumph in a ballroom. If you enjoy clean romance, adventure, and intrigue, then try the books in the Return to the Four Kingdoms series now! These interconnected fairy tale retellings each feature a different heroine who finds herself friendless in a strange land and who must fight to save her new home and win her happily ever after.Show more
‘Absolutely adored this book, what a brilliant read… Would highly recommend.’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ A fresh start brings a second chance at love… When Orly’s boyfriend and business partner dumps her for a celebrity fling, she finds solace in tacos, tequila and tears. One terrible hangover later, she’s packed her bags and swapped her London apartment for the overgrown grounds of Honeysuckle Hall. After years spent catering to others’ whims, Orly is going after what she wants: a simpler life, surrounded by nature. Her plan to set up countryside retreats for burned-out city-dwellers means she soon has the social life she’s been dreaming of – and gorgeous carpenter Leo is always around when she needs something fixed… As Orly’s new life blossoms, so does her friendship with Leo, and she wonders if she’s finally found somewhere to put down roots – until she discovers a series of anonymous notes, warning her off. Was she wrong to trust Leo? Or is someone else trying to sabotage her future? A heartwarming and humorous romance for fans of Debbie Johnson and Holly Martin. Readers LOVE Escape to Honeysuckle Hall! ‘The perfect comfort read!… Grab a comfy sofa, a cuppa and curl up with this gorgeous book. Highly recommended.’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Rebecca Raisin is becoming my go-to author when I need a cozy romance to cuddle up with…’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘ A delightful read from start to finish…’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘A cracking read! Just what I needed…’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Pure joyous escapism… So many laugh out loud moments… I loved it.’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘A truly feel-good read…’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘A charming page-turner of a book… Definitely not to be missed!’ Bella Osborne, bestselling author of Meet Me at Pebble Beach ‘Exuberant and funny… It warmed my heart like a summer's day.’ Jane Linfoot, bestselling author ‘I loved everything about this book… A total joy to read!’ Jaimie Admans, bestselling authorShow more
The full story of the thirty-nine female SOE agents who went undercover in France Formed in 1940, Special Operations Executive was to coordinate Resistance work overseas. The organization's F section sent more than four hundred agents into France, thirty-nine of whom were women. But while some are widely known-Violette Szabo, Odette Sansom, Noor Inayat Khan-others have had their stories largely overlooked. Kate Vigurs interweaves for the first time the stories of all thirty-nine female agents. Tracing their journeys from early recruitment to work undertaken in the field, to evasion from, or capture by, the Gestapo, Vigurs shows just how greatly missions varied. Some agents were more adept at parachuting. Some agents' missions lasted for years, others' less than a few hours. Some survived, others were murdered. By placing the women in the context of their work with the SOE and the wider war, this history reveals the true extent of the differences in their abilities and attitudes while underlining how they nonetheless shared a common mission and, ultimately, deserve recognition.Show more
Would you follow him into darkness? Sister Veronica is back at the Convent; a changed woman as a result of her experiences with the corrupt clergy and the murder she lived through. Now-more than ever-she has a thirst for righting wrongs, even if it means getting herself into danger. So, when a two-month-old baby girl is left on the Convent doorstep one night, wrapped up in dirty blankets and placed in an open cardboard box, Sister Veronica steps in to help solve the mystery. And when she discovers a tarot card left with the baby, she is drawn deeper into the search for the mother. Sister Veronica sets out on a mission to discover the truth, and in doing so begins to peel back the layers of secrecy and lies. But is she really prepared for what she'll discover?Show more
'A reference book that will see every history student through school and university' (Lucy Moore, New Statesman) Despite suffering at the hands of invading Romans, Anglo-Saxons, and Normans, and tyrannical kings and queens, Britons have been renowned since Queen Boudicca for their fierce commitment to the liberty of the individual. Britain's seven-hundred-year-old parliamentary democracy has developed from a passion for fairness and the rule of law. In an atmospheric and vivid narrative Rebecca Fraser takes listeners through key events in the nation's history, from Alfred and the Danes to the Norman Conquest, from Magna Carta to the founding of English America, from the Industrial Revolution and the Empire to the Commonwealth today. The listener is introduced to the lives of the far-sighted statesmen and women, heroes and villains, scientists, soldiers, and great explorers, whose ideas have informed the colorful tapestry which is the story of Britain.Show more
An uninhabited Scottish island. Ten stranded strangers. A murderer on the loose. Ursula Smart, along with her dysfunctional family, heads to Scotland for a gentle weekend of foraging and camping in the Outer Hebrides. Their boat capsizes. Washed up on an uninhabited island, the Smart women face starvation, freezing conditions, and-worse-no Wi-Fi. A fun break swiftly turns into a desperate battle for survival. Someone begins killing them off one by one. Will our gang of Smart women escape or will they be next?Show more
The second set of interconnected stand-alone fairy tale retellings from the Four Kingdoms series Book 3-The Princess Pact: A Twist on Rumpelstiltskin: Marie, the dutiful princess of Northhelm, chafes under the rigid protocol that governs her life. Then a growing darkness threatens the kingdom and uncovers the lie at the center of her whole life-a single pact that changes everything. Novella 3.5-A Midwinter's Wedding: A Retelling of The Frog Prince: Princess Cordelia is used to being overshadowed by her many brothers and sisters. So when she's offered the chance to attend her brother's wedding in a faraway kingdom, she leaps at it. In Northhelm, she'll finally have the chance to stand out. And maybe, just maybe, she'll even find romance. Book 4-The Princess Game: A Reimagining of Sleeping Beauty: In this reimagining of the classic fairy tale Sleeping Beauty, it's only the princess's mind that is asleep. And sometimes appearances can be deceiving.Show more
Faced with darkness, could you find the light? An innocent victim. A wicked crime. A killer on the loose. Meet Sister Veronica Angelica, a secret crime fiction writer and lover of custard cream biscuits. When she discovers a dead man in the grounds of the Catholic Youth Hostel, a building next door to her Convent, she can see he's been brutally murdered. What she doesn't know is that Jamie had a secret he'd been about to confess. Being forbidden by the Cardinal to contact the police, the nuns at The Convent of the Christian Heart are instructed to contain news of the murder. As Sister Veronica tries to uncover the truth, another murder takes place, plunging her deeper into the mystery. But when her investigation raises more questions than answers, will Sister Veronica be able to solve the case without attracting the killer's attention?Show more
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