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Secrets in the Stone

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Three women caught in a web of secrets and dark desires— Rooke Tyler lives a solitary life in a small town on the Hudson River, carving intricate headstones in an exclusive cemetery for the county's wealthy families. At night she pours her dreams and desires into the figures she sculpts—waiting for the woman she senses in the stone. Adrian Oakes knows there are things in life that defy rational explanation—she has spent her life avoiding casual contact with others, because sometimes what she feels draws her into a world of dangerous attractions and dark desires. Melinda Singer, a beautiful seductive art dealer, wants both women and will stop at nothing to have them. When fate brings the three together, passion and destiny ignite.

Necromancing the Stone

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Author: Lish McBride
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
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With the defeat of the evil Douglas behind him, Sam LaCroix is getting used to his new life. Okay, so he hadn't exactly planned on being a powerful necromancer with a seat on the local magical council and a capricious werewolf sort-of-girlfriend, but things are going fine, right? Well . . . not really. He's pretty tired of getting beat up by everyone and their mother, for one thing, and he can't help but feel that his new house hates him. His best friend is a werebear, someone is threatening his sister, and while Sam realizes that he himself has a lot of power at his fingertips, he's not exactly sure how to use it. Which, he has to admit, is a bit disconcerting. But when everything starts falling apart, he decides it's time to step up and take control. His attempts to do so just bring up more questions, though, the most important of which is more than a little alarming: Is Douglas really dead?

The Stone Flower Garden

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Author: Deborah Smith
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For Darl Union, life in Burnt Stand, North Carolina, has always been a mixture of wealth, privilege, loneliness and sinister family secrets. Even her childhood love for Eli Wade, the son of a stone cutter, was tangled in a web of deceit and murder. His father, an innocent man, died for killing her great aunt. Now Darl and Eli must come to grips with the past and all its mysteries.

The Sword in the Stone (Disney)

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Author: Carl Memling
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The classic Disney story of how a poor, lowly page ends up as the King of England--with a little help from Merlin the wizard--will delight boys and girls ages 2 to 5. Based on the classic Walt Disney animated movie, this Little Golden Book retelling of The Sword in the Stone was first published in 1963.

The Stone Rose

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Author: Carol McGrath
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'A real tour de force of gripping writing, rich historical detail and complex, fascinating characters. Superb!' NICOLA CORNICK on The Stone Rose _________________ EARLY READERS ARE GRIPPED BY THE STONE ROSE! * 'Springs to vivid life for the reader . . . A compulsive read' ANNE O'BRIEN * 'An enticing and intriguing tale of a woman who is driven to desperate and ruthless lengths to protect those she loves' ALEXANDRA WALSH * 'Carol McGrath really got into Isabella's head . . . Enlightening' SHARON BENNETT CONNOLLY * 'Bold and compelling' JENNY BARDEN * 'A novel that's a definite page-turner' LIZ HARRIS _________________ London, 1350. Agnes, daughter of a stonemason, is struggling to keep her father's trade in a city decimated by plague. And then she receives a mysterious message from the disgraced Queen Isabella: mother of King Edward III, and widow of Edward II. Isabella has a task that only Agnes can fulfil. She wants her truth to be told. Much has been whispered of the conflicts in Isabella and Edward's marriage. Her greed and warmongering. His unspoken love for male favourites. But as Agnes listens to Isabella, she learns that she can be of help to the queen - but can either woman choose independence, follow her own desires, and survive? The sweeping third instalment of Carol McGrath's acclaimed She-Wolves Trilogy: the gripping series exploring the tumultous lives and loves of three queens of England - and of three women who lived in their shadow. Based on the extraordinary true story of the female stonemason who carved a queen's tomb!

The Stone Sky

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Author: N. K. Jemisin
Publisher: Orbit
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Humanity will finally be saved or destroyed in the shattering conclusion to the post-apocalyptic and highly acclaimed NYT bestselling trilogy that won the Hugo Award three years in a row. The Moon will soon return. Whether this heralds the destruction of humankind or something worse will depend on two women. Essun has inherited the power of Alabaster Tenring. With it, she hopes to find her daughter Nassun and forge a world in which every orogene child can grow up safe. For Nassun, her mother's mastery of the Obelisk Gate comes too late. She has seen the evil of the world, and accepted what her mother will not admit: that sometimes what is corrupt cannot be cleansed, only destroyed.

The Stone World

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Author: Joel Agee
Publisher: Melville House
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From the son of acclaimed author James Agee, a haunting novel depicting an American boy’s childhood in Mexico, ensconced in a world comprised of communist European exiles, local union activists, street children, and avant-garde artists like Frida Kahlo. Joel Agee’s hallucinatory first novel begins in a house with a large garden in an unnamed Mexican town in the late 1940s, where six-and-a-half-year-old Peter reads, dreams, and plays with his friends. He is a nascent explorer, artist, philosopher, mystic, and scientist. His world is still new, not yet papered over with received knowledge. And the actual world around him is a unique one in history: a community of leftist emigrés who have found refuge in Mexico from the Nazi and fascist regimes of Europe, rubbing shoulders with Mexican labor activists and leftists such as Frida Kahlo. But the emigrés long for home — including Peter’s step-father, who wants to return to his native Germany. Going back to Europe may not be safe for any of them yet, however, which gives rise to anguished arguments among Peter’s parents’s and their tight group of friends. And slowly, Peter begins to comprehend that his world may be turned upside down – that he might be forced to take leave of everyone he knows: his best friend, Arón; his father’s friend Sándor, who talks about revolution and performs magic tricks; and Zita, the family’s live-in-maid, who has taught him the consoling mysteries of prayer . . . Steeped in the magic and myths of childhood — yet haunted by a harsh adult world bedeviled by instability and political turmoil — Joel Agee’s The Stone World is an unforgettable portrait of a family that will inevitably invite comparison with another classic family story, that of his father James Agee’s A Death in the Family.

Jackpot

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Author: Nic Stone
Publisher: Crown Books for Young Readers
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From the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Dear Martin--which Angie Thomas, the bestselling author of The Hate U Give, called "a must read"--comes a pitch-perfect romance that examines class, privilege, and how a stroke of good luck can change an entire life. Meet Rico: high school senior and afternoon-shift cashier at the Gas 'n' Go, who after school and work races home to take care of her younger brother. Every. Single. Day. When Rico sells a jackpot-winning lotto ticket, she thinks maybe her luck will finally change, but only if she--with some assistance from her popular and wildly rich classmate Zan--can find the ticket holder who hasn't claimed the prize. But what happens when have and have-nots collide? Will this investigative duo unite...or divide? Nic Stone, the New York Times bestselling author of Dear Martin and Odd One Out, creates two unforgettable characters in one hard-hitting story about class, money--both too little and too much--and how you make your own luck in the world. "[A] funny, captivating, and thoughtful tale for young readers about class privilege, class deprivation, and the politics of luck and love." --Ibram X. Kendi, The Atlantic "A delightful, hilarious romance that digs into issues surrounding class. You'll laugh as much as you sigh while reading this novel about luck, love...and how having a little bit of both is more than enough." --Paste

The Stone Monkey

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Author: Jeffery Deaver
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
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SOON TO BE A MAJOR TELEVISION EVENT FROM NBC, STARRING RUSSELL HORNSBY, ARIELLE KEBBEL, AND MICHAEL IMPERIOLI. The follow-up to Jeffery Deaver’s massive bestseller The Bone Collector (also a feature film starring Angelina Jolie and Denzel Washington) The Stone Monkey is a “simply outstanding” (San Jose Mercury News) addition to the Lincoln Rhyme series. Recruited to help the FBI and the Immigration and Naturalization Service, Lincoln Rhyme and Amelia Sachs manage to track down a cargo ship headed for New York City carrying two dozen illegal Chinese immigrants, as well as the notorious human smuggler and killer known as “the Ghost.” But when the Ghost’s capture goes disastrously wrong, Lincoln and Amelia find themselves in a race to track him down before he can find and murder the two surviving families from the ship, who have vanished into the labyrinth of New York City’s Chinese community. As Rhyme struggles to locate the families, aided by a quirky policeman from mainland China, Sachs finds herself forming a connection with one of the immigrants that may affect her relationship with her partner and lover.

The Stone Child

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Author: David A. Robertson
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It's a race against time to save Eli, in this third book in the award-winning, Narnia-inspired Indigenous middle-grade fantasy series. After discovering a near-lifeless Eli at the base of the Great Tree, Morgan knows she doesn't have much time to save him. And it will mean asking for help — from friends old and new. Racing against the clock, and with Arik and Emily at her side, Morgan sets off to follow the trail away from the Great Tree to find Eli's soul before it's too late. As they journey deep into the northern woods, a place they've been warned never to enter, they face new challenges and life-threatening attacks from strange and horrifying creatures. But a surprise ally comes to their aid, and Morgan finds the strength to focus on what's most important: saving her brother's life.

The Pattern On The Stone

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Author: W. Daniel Hillis
Publisher: Basic Books
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Most people are baffled by how computers work and assume that they will never understand them. What they don't realize—and what Daniel Hillis's short book brilliantly demonstrates—is that computers' seemingly complex operations can be broken down into a few simple parts that perform the same simple procedures over and over again. Computer wizard Hillis offers an easy-to-follow explanation of how data is processed that makes the operations of a computer seem as straightforward as those of a bicycle.Avoiding technobabble or discussions of advanced hardware, the lucid explanations and colorful anecdotes in The Pattern on the Stone go straight to the heart of what computers really do. Hillis proceeds from an outline of basic logic to clear descriptions of programming languages, algorithms, and memory. He then takes readers in simple steps up to the most exciting developments in computing today—quantum computing, parallel computing, neural networks, and self-organizing systems.Written clearly and succinctly by one of the world's leading computer scientists, The Pattern on the Stone is an indispensable guide to understanding the workings of that most ubiquitous and important of machines: the computer.

Song of Blood & Stone

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Author: L. Penelope
Publisher: St. Martin\'s Griffin
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A Time Magazine Best Fantasy Book of 2018 L. Penelope's Song of Blood & Stone is a treacherous, thrilling, epic fantasy about an outcast drawn into a war between two powerful rulers. The kingdoms of Elsira and Lagrimar have been separated for centuries by the Mantle, a magical veil that has enforced a tremulous peace between the two lands. But now, the Mantle is cracking and the True Father, ruler of Lagrimar and the most powerful Earthsinger in the world, finally sees a way into Elsira to seize power. All Jasminda ever wanted was to live quietly on her farm, away from the prying eyes of those in the nearby town. Branded an outcast by the color of her skin and her gift of Earthsong, she’s been shunned all her life and has learned to steer clear from the townsfolk...until a group of Lagrimari soldiers wander into her valley with an Elsiran spy, believing they are still in Lagrimar. Through Jack, the spy, Jasminda learns that the Mantle is weakening, allowing people to slip through without notice. And even more troubling: Lagrimar is mobilizing, and if no one finds a way to restore the Mantle, it might be too late for Elsira. Their only hope lies in uncovering the secrets of the Queen Who Sleeps and Jasminda’s Earthsong is the key to unravel them. Thrust into a hostile society and a world she doesn’t know, Jasminda and Jack race to unveil an ancient mystery that might offer salvation.

The Stone Demon

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Author: Karen Mahoney
Publisher: North Star Editions, Inc.
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They say the truth sets you free, but they have no idea how far off base that is. Free? I don’t think so. After being tricked into opening the doorway to the Demon Realm by Aliette, the Wood Queen, Donna Underwood is faced with a terrible ultimatum from the newly released demon hordes: the alchemists must deliver the Philosopher’s Stone, or the world will be plunged into a devastating modern-day Dark Age. Donna is sent to London, where she can learn how to recreate the Stone and complete her alchemist’s training. But time is running out. As she faces Demian, the vengeful demon king, Donna realizes the awful truth about collecting the Stone’s elements. And this time, even braving death may not be enough to save the world. Praise for the Iron Witch series: “An exciting installment in this fantasy series.”—Kirkus Reviews “Dark and beautiful, sensual and dangerous, utterly enthralling.”—Richelle Mead, New York Times bestselling author of the Georgina Kincaid series

Stepping Stone

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Author: Dakota Willink
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Sometimes the only way to take control is to surrender... Krystina I am flawed and damaged. My capacity for love is limited and only I can repair the pieces of my shattered heart. A relationship with Alexander Stone will never work. But he is everywhere I turn. In my mind. In my heart. And in my soul. I cannot deny him. He is my addiction and I'm unable to stay away. Alexander I want Krystina and I’ve accepted the inevitable. If I want to hold on to her, I must bear all and release the secrets in my past. I know the risks, but she’s worth it. No woman had ever affected me the way she did. She’s the sunshine in the darkness. The lightning to my thunder. She is my angel. Continue Krystina & Alexander’s provocative and suspenseful journey in Stepping Stone, the second novel in The Stone Series.

The Seeing Stone

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Author: Kevin Crossley-Holland
Publisher: Orion Children\'s Books
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Medieval life meets Arthurian magic in a novel that transcends boundaries of time and age, appealing to children of 9+ and older readers alike. The winner of the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize and the Smarties Prize bronze award in 2001, this timeless novel is stunningly reissued for a new generation. The year is 1199, the place the Welsh Marches. Young Arthur de Caldicot is given a magical shining stone in which his legendary namesake is revealed. In 100 short chapters that brilliantly evoke life in a medieval manor, stories of the boy King Arthur begin to echo - and anticipate - the secrets and mysteries that emerge in his own life . . . "As bright and as vivid as the pictures in a Book of Hours. Deep scholarship, high imagination, and great gifts of storytelling have gone into this; I was spellbound." - Philip Pullman, The Guardian

An Unexpected Kind of Love

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Author: Hayden Stone
Publisher: Entangled: Embrace
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Bookstore owner Aubrey Barnes likes his quiet, orderly London life, thank you very much. His shop may be struggling, his only employee is a menace, and his plumbing is one creaky pipe away from disaster, but he can handle it. Maybe. He cannot, however, handle the film company that’s thrown his Soho street into chaos. And he definitely can’t handle the charismatic American actor Blake Sinclair. Which is why he’s extremely reluctant to lease out his shop as a set for Blake's film, but it’s his one opportunity to save his business. Now he can’t get away from the distractingly hot actor. Then Aubrey finds himself alone with Blake in a trailer, and what happens next turns London’s heat wave into an inferno that leaves him breathless. Aubrey is not cut out for the high-profile life of dating a celebrity, especially an American actor who’s not even out yet. Good thing their tryst is absolutely not going anywhere. Of course, when you expect nothing, that’s exactly when it starts to mean everything.

THE MOONSTONE

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Author: Wilkie Collins
Publisher: Notion Press
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Notion Press proudly brings to you timeless classics from ancient texts to popular modern classics. This carefully chosen collection of books is a celebration of literature, our tribute to the pioneers, the legends and the giants of the literary world. Apart from being the voice of indie writers, we also want to introduce every reader to read all kinds of literature. In this series, you will find a wide range of books—from popular classics like the works of Shakespeare and Charlotte Brontë to rare gems by the likes of Edith Wharton and James Fenimore Cooper.

Heart Around The Stones

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Author: Connor Whiteley
Publisher: CGD Publishing
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William finally makes a stop in his adventure life. He needs to explore. He seeks a deep connection with a real person. Luke goes on the holiday of his dreams. Along with a painful stab of reality. His boyfriend left him. He wants to forget and move on. Sparkles fly the moment they meet. Can William and Luke realise what they need is each other? BUY NOW!

Carved in Stone (The Blackstone Legacy Book #1)

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Author: Elizabeth Camden
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Her gilded world holds a deeply hidden secret. After years of tragedy, Gwen Kellerman now lives a quiet life as a botanist at an idyllic New York college. She largely ignores her status as heiress to the infamous Blackstone dynasty and hopes to keep her family's heartbreak and scandal behind her. Patrick O'Neill survived a hardscrabble youth to become a lawyer for the downtrodden Irish immigrants in his community. He's proud of his work, even though he struggles to afford his ramshackle law office. All that changes when he accepts a case that is sure to emphasize the Blackstones' legacy of greed and corruption by resurrecting a thirty-year-old mystery. Little does Patrick suspect that the Blackstones will launch their most sympathetic family member to derail him. Gwen is tasked with getting Patrick to drop the case, but the old mystery takes a shocking twist neither of them saw coming. Now, as they navigate a burgeoning attraction and growing danger, Patrick and Gwen will be forced to decide if the risk to the life they've always held dear is worth the reward. Elizabeth Camden's writing is full of . . . "Richly drawn characters and fascinating American history."-- All About Romance "Fabulous love stor[ies] wrapped around compelling historical events."--Booklist "Adventuresome, entertaining romance."--Foreword Reviews

Last One Alive

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Author: Amber Cowie
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A team of researchers exploring the myth of a witch find their numbers mysteriously dwindling in this irresistible psychological thriller for fans of Ruth Ware, Shari Lapena, and Lucy Foley. Bestselling debut novelist Penelope Berkowitz is desperate for inspiration for a second book. With the help of her new boyfriend, she embarks on a research trip with a Clue-like team of professionals, ex-lovers, and estranged family members to investigate the myth of a witch on Stone Point, a remote coastal outcropping in the Pacific Northwest. For over a century, the cabin on the point stood vacant after the violent death of the original owner and the disappearance of his wife—until a young couple decided to turn it into an eco-lodge. Shortly after starting renovations, however, they suddenly ceased all contact with others and were never heard from again. Given the area’s mysterious history, Penelope is certain there’s a story to be found in the isolated region. But soon after arriving on the point’s wind-whipped shores, things begin to go awry for the team. Storms blow in. Tempers flare. The satellite phones stop working and no boats are due for days. Then people begin to disappear. When bodies turn up, it’s up to Penelope and the remaining members of the team to solve the mystery of the Stone Witch before the killer is the only one left alive.

The Stone Cottage

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Author: Denis S. Lahaie
Publisher: FriesenPress
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The story follows the life of Maude and Gilbert Valcour. As a young woman, Maude LaJoie, born and raised on a First Nation Reserve, leaves the isolated community to move to the nearby town of Penetanguishene. Here she meets and marries Gilbert Valcour, a local handyman and canoe builder. The couple are given the opportunity to become caretakers of a large cottage in Cognashene and live in a small stone cottage situated on the property. Though Maude was able to assimilate her native culture with the culture of the town, she is quite happy to move to this remote location with her husband and children and return to a lifestyle she is used to. The story follows their challenges of moving to this location, managing the large cottage, its property and the affluent colourful owners and guests. Rescuing the survivors of a passenger sailboat The Stalker, following a violent storm so common on Georgian Bay and braving an unexpected encounter with a bear are just a few of the many twists and turns the couple must accommodate into their life. A sordid romance between the owner and one of the local residents ends in tragedy and Maude and Gilbert are left to pick up the pieces and move on with their life.

The Stone's Heart

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Author: Jessica Thorne
Publisher: Bookouture
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Something evil is gathering power in the kingdom. It knows the secrets in your heart, and nobody is safe… Petra Kel – young and headstrong – has been named General of the Queen’s Guard. But while Petra’s head may be in rebuilding the war-torn kingdom alongside her childhood friend Queen Belengaria, she left her heart miles away in their homeland, the day she turned her back on the only man she ever loved and fled. But then Petra’s past – in the form of Bel’s roguish brother Zander – comes crashing in, just as rumours of dark magic begin to swirl at court. Petra can’t afford to be distracted… but the unfinished business between herself and Zander is like a vice upon her heart. When evil takes hold of the kingdom and threatens Bel, Petra is forced to make the impossible choice between love and loyalty. And will the insidious magic of the Stone’s Heart reveal the heart-breaking reason why she left Zander behind all those years ago? A gripping and magical read that will captivate you from the very first page. Perfect for fans of The Selection, Bella Forrest and Sarah J. Maas. Readers absolutely love The Stone’s Heart… ‘One of my most anticipated books for this year and it didn't disappoint!’ Ridiculously Obsessed Bookworm, 5 stars ‘Really does pack a punch… I loved every minute of it. The only negative emotion I felt was when it ended… filled with action, adventure, and romance and it will have you at the edge of your seat so many times. There were things I never saw coming and I held my breath on numerous occasions... I was deeply invested in all the characters, and I can't wait to see what is going to happen next … This book has everything a fantasy reader will love… If I could give more than five stars I would. I absolutely loved it and will be waiting not so patiently for book 3.’ Amanda J Evans, 5 stars ‘The book is SO fast paced, with so many events and ambushes and exes and twists, right up until the very last page… I will 100% attest that I could barely put it down.’ One Nurse Reader ‘A fantastic read that kept me guessing and reading right to the very end, and a series I plan on rereading as soon as possible.’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars ‘Oh, my. This was a very good read. Full of mystery and betrayal. A heart-pounding gem with lots of twistys. Recommend highly.’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars ‘Another fun, fast paced read with plenty of action and adventure… Both female leads are strong, independent woman trying to prove themselves in a male-oriented world, living in the shadows of their families and trying their best to balance their duties against their own ambitions and desires… Great ideas, fantastic storytelling and likeable characters make this a compelling read that I didn’t want to put down.’ Goodreads Reviewer ‘Petra is strength, she is loyalty, she is heartbroken, she is headstrong and she is unconditional love. Petra is the hero that I aspire to be… I enjoyed seeing the strength in vulnerability being explored in this story and the strength of friendship, love and companionship.’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars ‘Plenty of action and romance… a wonderful light fantasy with a touch of sci-fi. Definitely recommend.’ Tales of a Librarian ‘I don't know how but the books in this series always manage to somehow make me cry like a little baby… that ending was so sweet!’ Goodreads Reviewer ‘This was just as fab as the first one… I loved it... It had a great story line and kept me hooked.’ Goodreads Reviewer ‘It's a twisty, turny rollercoaster ride. I honestly didn't know whom Petra could trust at one point. The characters are fun, the world building is meticulous and the story is amazing.’ Goodreads Reviewer ‘A wonderful fantasy… just as captivating as the first book. This author has an epic way of storytelling that sucks you in immediately!’ Goodreads Reviewer

A Discovery of Secrets and Fate

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Author: Sawyer Bennett
Publisher: Big Dog Books, LLC
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A Discovery of Secrets and Fate by Sawyer Bennett Book Resume:

Life as I knew it ended the day I accepted my fate. In its place is an existence even the wildest imagination could never fathom. Strange creatures walk among us, plotting our demise, and I’ve come to find that the fate of our world rests squarely on my shoulders. We’re all in danger and I’m trying to figure out how to make it through each day. The key to my survival is a man I can’t figure out. As dangerous as the darkest fae, I have no choice but to work with him to stop the prophecy that’s foretold to be the ruination of mankind. Carrick Byrne continues to be my only source of information, but he doles it out as he sees fit. He intrigues and scares me in equal measure, yet I can’t help but be attracted to him. And the more I discover about him, the more it becomes clear he feels the same. As we travel to Faere in search of answers, we find that every piece of information leads to more questions, that every question leads to a new piece of the puzzle, and that, most importantly, no one can be trusted. The more secrets we uncover, one thing is certain— if we have any chance of saving the world, we have to do it together. A Discovery of Secrets and Fate is book two of the Chronicles of the Stone Veil series and is best enjoyed if read in series order.

The Stone Mermaid

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Author: Aisha Urooj
Publisher: Aisha Urooj
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He will give up everything for love. As dark prince of the dark seas, Victor has everything. Everything except Ariana's love. Victor is Ursula's son, so he can't blame Ariana for not trusting him. He will do anything for her, but she is falling for a mortal prince. Can Ariana see that Victor's heart is true, or is it too late? With his mother, Ursula, against the sea king's daughter, will Victor's love cost him everything? The Stone Mermaid is a mythical tale of mermaids and other legendary sea creatures and monsters. This is an epic story of love and betrayal, involving Ariana, the sea king's daughter, Ivan, a human prince, and Victor, the sea witch's son. Love has the power to change destinies in this ravishing new take on a classic tale. Keywords: royalty, Fantasy romance, YA fantasy, Teen romance, Teen fantasy romance, Fairy tale retelling, Fairy tale retold, Twisted fairy tale, fairy tale, Enemies to lovers, Mermaid, Fantasy, Paranormal fantasy, romance, romance series, tragic love, redeemable villain, romance series, love, love books, forbidden love, fantasy romance, ya fantasy, fantasy books, paranormal, supernatural, fantasy, folklore, folktale, folk tale, legend, legends, myth, myths

Enlightening Romanticism, Romancing the Enlightenment

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Author: Miriam L. Wallace
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As eighteenth-century scholarship expands its range, and disciplinary boundaries such as Enlightenment and Romanticism are challenged, novels published during the rich period from 1750 to 1832 have become a contested site of critical overlap. In this volume, scholars who typically write under the rubric of either the long eighteenth century or Romanticism examine novels often claimed by both scholarly periods. This shared enterprise opens new and rich discussions of novels and novelistic concerns by creating dialogue across scholarly boundaries. Dominant narratives, critical approaches, and methodological assumptions differ in important ways, but these differences reveal a productive tension. Among the issues engaged are the eighteenth-century novel's development of emotional interiority, including theories of melancholia; the troubling heritage of the epistolary novel for the 1790s radical novel; tensions between rationality and romantic affect; issues of aesthetics and politics; and constructions of gender, genre, and race. Rather than positing a simple opposition between an eighteenth-century Enlightenment of rationality, propriety, and progress and a Romantic Period of inspiration, heroic individualism, and sublime emotionality, these essays trace the putatively 'Romantic' in the early 1700s as well as the long legacy of 'Enlightenment' values and ideas well into the nineteenth century. The volume concludes with responses from Patricia Meyer Spacks and Stephen C. Behrendt, who situate the essays and elaborate on the stakes.

Grim & Bare It, The Accidental Reaper Paranormal Urban Fantasy Series, Book 1

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Author: Misty Evans
Publisher: Beach Path Publishing, LLC.
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Grim & Bare It, The Accidental Reaper Paranormal Urban Fantasy Series, Book 1 by Misty Evans Book Resume:

When college student Chloe Frost accidentally kills a grim reaper, she must step into his ropes, take up his scythe, and harvest souls, all while juggling two jobs, handling a moody vampire assigned to be her partner, and attempting to resuscitate her dead love life. A humorous paranormal urban fantasy series starring a grim reaper and a vampire! ★★★★★ “OMG I loved this book! The whole book flowed so well. I adored ALL of the characters. Chloe and Killion's chemistry is absolutely wonderful." ~ Reader review ★★★★★ “Sexy vampire for the win!” ~ Reader review No good deed goes unpunished…. My plan for a quiet night at home is dashed when, during the rescue of my landlady’s runaway cat, a serial killer — nicknamed the Grim Reaper by the media — decides I’m his next victim. It’s a fight to the death, and despite being a gold-medal klutz, I somehow manage to turn the tables on him and end his life instead. Imagine my shock when I discover he actually was a grim. His robes have now chosen me to take his place, and I’m contractually obligated to the Soul Management Group for a full year. Yep, three hundred and sixty-five days until I’m free from these disgusting robes and a death blade with a mind of its own — it wants to kill everyone. Worse, my new boss, Death, has paired me with the local master vampire to investigate a rogue reaper. Our assignment will take us into the evil underbelly of the supernatural world, and neither of us may make it out alive. What’s a girl to do? Guess I’ll have to grim and bare it… One-click now to enjoy this supernatural world of vampires, grim reapers, witches, shifters, and Death. Yep, Death with a capital D. ;-)

The Stone Cold CEO’s Passion

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Author: Hikari Hanasato
Publisher: Harlequin/SB Creative
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Abby is the only daughter of the president of a car manufacturing company. She turns away any men who approach her and, as such, is known as the Ice Princess. On the evening of her father’s birthday party, she meets the billionaire entrepreneur, Laird. After the party, she takes him on a drive, but their car breaks down. They spend the night in the car together, and the next day, they’re outed by the paparazzi. Abby’s father collapses in shock at the scandal, but Laird steps in with an olive branch. They should get married with certain conditions...

The Sweetest Heart

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Author: Catherine Lanigan
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Now a Hallmark Channel Original Movie! Café owner Maddie Strong is finally ready to take her burgeoning cupcake business to the next level. With the help of handsome businessman Alex Perkins, her future’s all mapped out. Until her first love comes home. At seventeen, Maddie adored Nate Barzonni with her whole heart and soul. But when he asked her to elope, she said no—she couldn’t let him throw away his dream of becoming a doctor. Then he vanished from her life for eleven years. Now the cardiac surgeon has returned to Indian Lake asking for a second chance, and Maddie has to choose between her new life…and the man she never stopped loving.

The Romance of Natural History, Second Series

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Author: Philip Henry Gosse
Publisher: Good Press
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"The Romance of Natural History, Second Series" by Philip Henry Gosse. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

The Book of Romance

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Author: Various
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"The Book of Romance" by Various. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Romance of the Three Kingdoms Volume 1

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Author: Lo Kuan-Chung
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
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This epic saga of brotherhood and rivalry, of loyalty and treachery, of victory and death forms part of the indelible core of classical Chinese culture and continues to fascinate modern-day readers. In 220 EC, the 400-year-old rule of the mighty Han dynasty came to an end and three kingdoms contested for control of China. Liu Pei, the legitimate heir to the Han throne, elects to fight for his birthright and enlists the aid of his sworn brothers, the impulsive giant Chang Fei and the invincible knight Kuan Yu. The brave band faces a formidable array of enemies, foremost among them the treacherous and bloodthirsty Ts'ao Ts'ao. The bold struggle of the three heroes seems doomed until the reclusive wizard Chuko Liang offers his counsel, and the tide begins to turn. Romance of the Three Kingdoms is China's oldest novel and the first of a great tradition of historical fiction. Believed to have been compiled by the play-wright Lo Kuan-chung in the late fourteenth century, it is indebted to the great San-kuo chi (Chronicles of the Three Kingdoms) completed by the historian Ch'en Shou just before his death in 297 CE. The novel first appeared in print in 1522. This edition, translated in the mid-1920s by C. H. Brewitt-Taylor, is based on a shortened and simplified version which appeared in the 1670s. An Introduction to this reprint by Robert E. Hegel, Professor of Chinese and Comparative Literature at Washington University, provides an insightful commentary on the historical background to the novel, its literary origins and its main characters.

The Romances of Chretien de Troyes

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Author: Joseph J. Duggan
Publisher: Yale University Press
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Twelfth-century French poet Chrétien de Troyes was one of the most influential figures in Western literature, for his romantic poems on the legend of King Arthur gave rise to a tradition of storytelling that continues to this day. This important and fascinating book is a study of all of Chrétien’s work. Joseph J. Duggan begins with an introduction that sets Chrétien within the social and intellectual currents of his time. He then organizes the book in chapters that focus on major issues in Chrétien’s romances rather than on individual works, topics that range from the importance of kinship and genealogy to standards of secular moral responsibility and from Chrétien’s art of narration to his representation of knighthood. Duggan offers new perspectives on many of these themes: in a chapter on the influence of Celtic mythology, for example, he gives special attention to the ways Chrétien integrated portrayals of motivation with mythic themes and characters, and in discussing the Grail romance, he explores the parallels between Perceval’s and Gauvain’s adventures.

The Red Romance Book

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Author: Various
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"The Red Romance Book" by Various. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

The Tower of London: A Historical Romance

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Author: William Harrison Ainsworth
Publisher: Library of Alexandria
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It has been, for years, the cherished wish of the writer of the following pages, to make the Tower of LondonÑthe proudest monument of antiquity, considered with reference to its historical associations, which this country or any other possesses,Ñthe groundwork of a Romance; and it was no slight satisfaction to him, that circumstances, at length, enabled him to carry into effect his favourite project, in conjunction with the inimitable Artist, whose designs accompany the work. Desirous of exhibiting the Tower in its triple light of a palace, a prison, and a fortress, the Author has shaped his story with reference to that end; and he has also endeavoured to contrive such a series of incidents as should naturally introduce every relic of the old pile,Ñits towers, chapels, halls, chambers, gateways, arches, and drawbridgesÑso that no part of it should remain un-illustrated. How far this design has been accomplishedÑwhat interest has been given to particular buildingsÑand what mouldering walls have been informed with lifeÑis now to be determined:Ñunless, indeed, it may be considered determined by the numbers who have visited the different buildings, as they have been successively depicted by pen and pencil, during the periodical appearance of the work. One important object the Author would fain hope his labours may achieve. This is the introduction of the public to some parts of the fortress at present closed to them. There seems no reason why admission should not be given, under certain restrictions, to that unequalled specimen of Norman architecture, Saint John's Chapel in the White Tower,Ñto the arched galleries above it,Ñto the noble council-chamber, teeming with historical recollections,Ñto the vaulted passagesÑand to the winding staircases within the turretsÑso perfect, and so interesting to the antiquary. Nor is there stronger reason why the prison-chamber in the Beauchamp Tower, now used as a mess-room, the walls of which, like a mystic scroll, are covered with inscriptionsÑeach a tragic story in itself, and furnishing matter for abundant reflectionÑshould not likewise be thrown open. Most of the old fortifications upon the inner ballium-wall being converted into private dwellings,Ñthough in many cases the chambers are extremely curious, and rich in inscriptions,Ñare, of course, inaccessible. But this does not apply to the first-mentioned places. They are the property of the nation, and should be open to national inspection.

The Lancashire Witches: A Romance of Pendle Forest

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Author: William Harrison Ainsworth
Publisher: Library of Alexandria
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The Lancashire Witches: A Romance of Pendle Forest by William Harrison Ainsworth Book Resume:

There were eight watchers by the beacon on Pendle Hill in Lancashire. Two were stationed on either side of the north-eastern extremity of the mountain. One looked over the castled heights of Clithero; the woody eminences of Bowland; the bleak ridges of Thornley; the broad moors of Bleasdale; the Trough of Bolland, and Wolf Crag; and even brought within his ken the black fells overhanging Lancaster. The other tracked the stream called Pendle Water, almost from its source amid the neighbouring hills, and followed its windings through the leafless forest, until it united its waters to those of the Calder, and swept on in swifter and clearer current, to wash the base of Whalley Abbey. But the watcher's survey did not stop here. Noting the sharp spire of Burnley Church, relieved against the rounded masses of timber constituting Townley Park; as well as the entrance of the gloomy mountain gorge, known as the Grange of Cliviger; his far-reaching gaze passed over Todmorden, and settled upon the distant summits of Blackstone Edge. Dreary was the prospect on all sides. Black moor, bleak fell, straggling forest, intersected with sullen streams as black as ink, with here and there a small tarn, or moss-pool, with waters of the same hue—these constituted the chief features of the scene. The whole district was barren and thinly-populated. Of towns, only Clithero, Colne, and Burnley—the latter little more than a village—were in view. In the valleys there were a few hamlets and scattered cottages, and on the uplands an occasional "booth," as the hut of the herdsman was termed; but of more important mansions there were only six, as Merley, Twistleton, Alcancoats, Saxfeld, Ightenhill, and Gawthorpe. The "vaccaries" for the cattle, of which the herdsmen had the care, and the "lawnds," or parks within the forest, appertaining to some of the halls before mentioned, offered the only evidences of cultivation. All else was heathy waste, morass, and wood.

Typee : A Romance of the South Sea

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Author: Herman Melville
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Typee: A Peep at Polynesian Life is the first book by American writer Herman Melville, published in early part of 1846, when Melville was 26 years old.

The Stone's Soul

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Author: Lexxie Couper
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Hawaii's Mauna Kea volcano. Trapped in a stone. Cursed by a jealous goddess...A warrior must find the one woman who can break the spell! The Stone's Soul from award-winning Australian erotic romance author Lexxie Couper is an gripping paranormal suspense from start to finish. When geologist Jordynn Harrison finds an unusual gem on the rim of Hawaii's Mauna Kea volcano, she gets more than just a pretty stone to study. Touching the peridot makes her body burn—in more ways than one. The stone conjures her dream man, a Hawaiian warrior who fulfills her lustful fantasies with his hands, his lips, his tongue... Though Jordynn knows Kale is just a creation of her lonely psyche—how else can he know her every desire?—she lets him take her again and again. But as dreams and reality merge, Jordynn begins to wonder if perhaps her masterful lover is more than just a figment of her overworked imagination. This paranormal romance contains a Hawaiian goddess, magic, curses, paranormal phenomena, and adult situations; and is not intended for readers under the age of 18. If you're a fan of Australian paranormal romances, The Stone's Soul is a must read! Previously Published: (2015) 5x5 Publishing

The O'Ruddy: A Romance

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Author: Robert Barr,Stephen Crane
Publisher: Litres
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Kathleen Turner on Acting

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Author: Kathleen Turner,Dustin Morrow
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
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Few actors have had a career as dynamic as that Kathleen Turner's; success has followed her from the television screen to major blockbusters, from indie films to the theater stage. Over her forty-year career, Turner has developed an instinctual knowledge of what it takes to be a successful actor, and, in her conversations with esteemed film professor Dustin Morrow, she shares these lessons with the world. With her iconic wit on full display, Turner dazzles readers with her shrewd insights on the craft of acting and charming anecdotes from her own storied career. Touching on each of her roles, she expounds on the lessons she’s learned and describes her journey of discovery in the world of acting. An epic and intense one-on-one master class in acting from the best teacher imaginable, Kathleen Turner on Acting is a must for acting and directing students of every age, established actors and directors, filmmakers, theater pros, and artists of every stripe.