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A Brother's Best Friend Romantic Comedy
Author: Melissa Schroeder
Publisher: Harmless Publishing
ISBN: 1939734843
Category: Fiction
Page: 125
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USA Today bestselling author Melissa Schroeder returns to her romantic comedy roots with a brand new three book series-Camos and Cupcakes!Allison Bradley has always known what she wanted. At thirteen, I decided to be a nurse. That very same year, I fell in love with Ed Cooper. Sure, I was barely a teenager and he was one of my older brother's buddies from boot camp. I didn't care. I was in love or lust...or something. He consumed my every waking thought. Sadly, fifteen years later, I'm still infatuated and he sees me as a little sister. Baker Ed Cooper has a problem. When she was a teenager, Allison was a sweet nuisance. Now, I want to take a bite of her to see just how sweet. I'm beyond infatuated with her but she's my best friend's little sister. Definitely against the bro code. Every time she comes into our shop-which is just about every freaking day-I lust after her. If her brother knew, he would definitely kill me. One drunken kiss changes everything. The moment Allison's mouth hits mine, I know there's no going back. Just one taste of her turns me into an addict. Even though I know I'm not good enough for her, once I've had her in my bed, I know I'm not giving her up. Warning: This story includes so much sweetness from the strawberry lemonade cupcakes to the sexy giant of a baker you might end up with cavities. There are meddling best friends, an older brother who needs to get his own life, and so much frosting used in inappropriate ways you'll probably die of embarrassment. Or I will. Maybe not. Listen, just buy the book and get ready for sweet, hot, over the top kind of romance that will leave you craving for more than cupcakes. You're welcome.

Always on My Mind: The Sullivans

(Contemporary Romance)
Author: Bella Andre
Publisher: Oak Press, LLC
ISBN: 1938127366
Category: Fiction
Page: 400
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Over a million books sold in Bella Andre's New York Times bestselling series! Fall in love with The Sullivans...After a tragic loss three years ago, Grayson Tyler left his life in New York City behind and started over in the rolling hills of the California coast. He's convinced himself that all he'll ever need again is the blue sky, a thousand acres of pasture, and the crashing waves of the ocean. Until one day, Lori Sullivan barges into his life and promptly blows his emotionless and solitary world to shreds, driving him crazy as only a woman nicknamed "Naughty" can. But will Lori be able to convince him that it's safe to love her...and that forever isn't actually out of reach?Author's Note: While ALWAYS ON MY MIND can easily be read as a stand-alone story, you may enjoy it even more if you read the earlier Sullivan books:Book 1: THE LOOK OF LOVE (Chase)Book 2: FROM THIS MOMENT ON (Marcus)Book 3: CAN'T HELP FALLING IN LOVE (Gabe)Book 4: I ONLY HAVE EYES FOR YOU (Sophie)Book 5: IF YOU WERE MINE (Zach)Book 6: LET ME BE THE ONE (Ryan)Book 7: COME A LITTLE BIT CLOSER (Smith)

Taking His Rage (Bad Boy Stepbrother Romance)


Author: Gwen Allen
Publisher: Gwen Allen
ISBN: 8827518592
Category: Fiction
Page: N.A
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Julie sacrifices her innocence to keep the peace in her new family, but the real price might be her heart. Julie never expected her mom's marriage to a wealthy man to turn her world upside down. Now Julie finds herself living in a mansion, attending dinner parties, and Vince, her new stepbrother, hates her. Vince is crude, mean and irresistible. Julie knows she should stay away from him, but she needs to keep his anger under control so he won't spoil her mom's brand new marriage to Vince's father. But what has Julie gotten herself into? Once she puts herself in his power, she'll never be the same. Can Julie find the good guy inside before it's too late? Ever since his mother's tragic death, Vince has been filled with anger at his father and at every woman who tried to take his mother's place. Now there is a new woman in his father's life. When she becomes his father's new wife, Vince is consumed with rage. And who has just become his favorite target? Julie seems sweet and innocent, but she won't stay that way for long if Vince has his way. She's too perfect and too tempting, and Vince needs a release. He'll have her. He'll use her, but if he isn't careful, he might just fall hard for her. Vince won't go down easy. He doesn't believe Julie is the good girl she pretends to be. Unlike his father, he won't be trapped by a gold digger no matter how innocent she might seem. But what will Vince do when he finds out that Julie is the real thing? Will he stay and protect her? Or will he run from her and leave her when she needs him the most?

Harlequin Romantic Suspense August 2013 Bundle

Copper Lake Encounter\Colton by Blood\Last Chance Reunion\A Kiss to Die for
Author: Marilyn Pappano,Melissa Cutler,Linda Conrad,Gail Barrett
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 1459254651
Category: Fiction
Page: N.A
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Harlequin Romantic Suspense brings you four new titles for one great price, available now for a limited time only from August 1 to August 31! Looking for heart-racing romance and high-stakes suspense? This Harlequin Romantic Suspense bundle includes Copper Lake Encounter by Marilyn Pappano, Colton by Blood by Melissa Cutler, Last Chance Reunion (2-in-1) by Linda Conrad and A Kiss to Die For by Gail Barrett. Look for 4 new compelling stories every month from Harlequin Romantic Suspense!

Pregnancy Countdown (Mills & Boon American Romance)


Author: Linda Randall Wisdom
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 1474021514
Category: Fiction
Page: 224
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Three... Years ago, Nora Summers and Mark Walker had been sweethearts, but circumstances had driven them apart. Nora wasn't ready to risk her heart again with a man as footloose and charming as Mark.

Romantic Goal Preoccupation

Scale Validation and Experimental Evidence of Its Effects on the Processing of Social Information
Author: Jennifer Lynne Yanowitz
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category:
Page: 278
View: 9957

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Gentlemen on the Prairie

Victorians in Pioneer Iowa
Author: Curtis Harnack
Publisher: University of Iowa Press
ISBN: 1587299682
Category: History
Page: 254
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In the 1880s, the well-connected young Englishman William B. Close and his three brothers, having bought thousands of acres of northwest Iowa prairie, conceived the idea of enticing sons of Britain’s upper classes to pursue the life of the landed gentry on these fertile acres. “Yesterday a wilderness, today an empire”: their bizarre experiment, which created a colony for people “of the better class” who were not in line to inherit land but whose fathers would set them up in farming, flourished in Le Mars, Iowa (and later in Pipestone, Minnesota), with over five hundred youths having a go at farming. In Gentlemen on the Prairie, Curtis Harnack tells the remarkable story of this quite unusual chapter in the settling of the Midwest. Many of these immigrants had no interest in American citizenship but enjoyed or endured the challenging adventure of remaining part of the empire while stranded on the plains. They didn’t mix socially with other Le Mars area residents but enjoyed such sports as horse racing, fox hunts, polo, and an annual derby followed by a glittering grand ball. Their pubs were named the House of Lords, the House of Commons, and Windsor Castle; the Prairie Club was a replica of a London gentlemen’s club, an opera house attracted traveling shows, and their principal hotel was Albion House. In St. George’s Episcopal Church, prayers were offered for the well-being of Queen Victoria. Problems soon surfaced, however, even for these well-heeled aristocrats. The chief problem was farm labor; there was no native population to exploit, and immigrant workers soon bought their own land. Although sisters might visit the colonists and sometimes marry one of them, appropriate female companionship was scarce. The climate was brutal in its extremes, and many colonists soon sold their acres at a profit and moved to countries affiliated with Britain. When the financial depression in the early 1890s lowered land values and made agriculture less profitable, the colony collapsed. Harnack skillfully draws upon the founder’s “Prairie Journal,” company ledgers, and other records to create an engaging, engrossing story of this quixotic pioneering experiment. f

Male/female Roles


Author: David L. Bender,Bruno Leone
Publisher: Greenhaven Pr
ISBN: 9780899085340
Category: Sex role
Page: 400
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Various authors debate how sex roles were established and how men and women respond to changes in sex roles.

Rough Ride

A True Brothers MC Novel
Author: Gillian Archer
Publisher: Loveswept
ISBN: 1101969547
Category: Fiction
Page: 268
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Hang on tight. When it comes to love, this loyal soldier plays rough. “The sexy, alluring bad boys of the True Brothers MC will make your mouth water.”—New York Times bestselling author Heidi McLaughlin Amber: Two years ago I would’ve made a play for a guy like “Bam” in a heartbeat. That was before my father died in a puddle of blood in the middle of a parking lot, before I swore off his fellow bikers and their stupid “business.” But I still need answers about what happened to my dad, which is why I’m poking around at a nightclub owned by the Russian mafia. And that’s where I run into Bam, who carries me out of the club in his ridiculously strong arms like I was True Brothers property. Bam: Motorcycle club princess Amber Bennett is the last person I’d expect to see at a club like Howl. She’s flirting with some dangerous people, and it’s my duty to step in and protect her before she gets in over her head. Like I don’t have enough on my mind without cleaning up Amber’s drama. Besides, she’s the definition of off-limits. If only she weren’t so f***ing hot. And determined to take care of everything herself. And oddly vulnerable. Because when we cross the line, I’m forced to choose between my true family—or my true feelings. Look for all of Gillian Archer’s smoldering True Brothers MC romances: RUTHLESS | REBELLIOUS | RESILIENT | ROUGH RIDE And don’t miss RELUCTANTLY ROYAL, “an entertaining, sexy, opposites-attract romance” (Harlequin Junkie). This ebook includes an excerpt from another Loveswept title. “[Gillian] Archer’s expert characterization [adds] spice. She throws in a well-timed surprise and an emotionally satisfying ending that will leave readers wanting more. It’s easy to cheer for these tough characters and their tender hearts”—Publishers Weekly

The Good German


Author: Joseph Kanon
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company
ISBN: 1429900539
Category: Fiction
Page: 512
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Set in Berlin just after the end of World War II, a brilliant thriller about the end of one war and the beginning of another, by the bestselling author of Los Alamos. Berlin, 1945. Jake Geismar, former Berlin correspondent for CBS, has managed to wangle one of the coveted press slots for the Potsdam Conference. His assignment: a series of articles on the American occupation of postwar Berlin. His personal agenda: to find Lena, the German mistress he left behind at the outbreak of the war. When he stumbles on a murder--an American soldier washed up on the shore of the conference grounds--he thinks he has found the key that will unlock his Berlin story. What he finds instead is a larger story of corruption and intrigue reaching deep into the heart of the occupation and a city not only physically but morally devastatated, where children scavenge for food in the rubble, sex can be had for a cigarette, and the black market is the only means of survival. Berlin at zero hour is like nowhere else--a tragedy, and a feverish party after the end of the world. And nothing is simple--not the murder of a soldier and not any of the lives, American and German, that Jake encounters as he tries to solve it. More unsolvable still is the larger crime that hangs over everything in 1945, a crime so huge it seems beyond punishment. At once a murder mystery, a love story, and a riveting portrait of a unique time and place, Jason Kanon's The Good German is a historical thriller of the first rank.

Romance

Bwwm Interracial Romance: Love Off the Battlefield: African American Contemporary Navy Seal Military Romantic Fiction
Author: Mary Stone Ashford
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781539106852
Category:
Page: 92
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Download for FREE with Kindle Unlimited This is a 10,000 word EROTIC stand-alone story with an HEA, so no cliff-hangers! Caden Mitchell has lived a life of near-isolation, his only solace his devotion to the military and his stead as a commander in the Navy Seals. When his best friend, Jonathan, is killed, his commanding officer demands that he seek psychoanalysis before he be recommissioned back into the military. He's disgusted with the idea, but his love for active duty wins out, and eventually he sets up and appointment to see the psychiatrist. The woman whom he sees is Dr. Everly Thomas, a young but distinguished psychiatrist who specializes with patients suffering from PTSD. Beverly herself had been a military brat growing up, and had a brother whom she was very close with die in active duty. At first, Caden and Beverly's similar personalities clash, but eventually, they forge a bond that is stronger than any either of them have known. Everly becomes the key to unlocking Caden's grief, and helping him finally recover after Jonathan's death. But that isn't the only bond they form... ---------------------------------------------------------- EXCERPT FROM BOOK Caden and Everly gazed at each other for several seconds. As if suddenly charged with magnetic impulses, their faces began to pull toward one another until they were connected at the tips of their noses. From there, their mouths slowly moved together, and the circuit was formed. They begin to kiss, earnestly and bashfully at first, each feeling out the movements of the other's mouth, Caden marveling at how Everly's lips felt on his-almost electric-and then, the kisses began to transform into something more intimate. Without warning, Everly pulled away. "I don't usually do this," she said, slowly and perhaps slightly ashamed. "I cannot believe I'm doing this, in fact. This violates just about every principle in the patient-doctor handbook." Caden looked at her with a little smirk on his face. "Hey," he said, "You started it." "Now that is not true!" Everly said, and slapped him playfully. "It was a mutual decision. I just..." Caden searched her face, looking for clues as to what she was going to say next. "I just...As soon as you walked in here-actually, even as soon as you interrupted session with the other patient, I just, I don't know, felt this immense attraction to you." Everly paused and looked at Caden. Caden noted that this was the most vulnerable she'd been since they'd met, less than an hour prior. He nodded. "I felt the same," he said. "As soon as I saw you when I barged in early, I thought to myself, 'Jesus, this is the most beautiful-no, the most powerful woman I've ever seen," he responded. "That's so sweet of you," Everly said, looking down bashfully. "But Jesus, this doesn't change the illegality of whatever the hell we're doing right now." She looked up into Caden's face, perhaps hoping that he'd affirm her reservations, and tell her they had to stop-but, as Caden saw when he looked even deeper into her eyes, she was hoping that he'd say they should throw caution to the wind. And Caden wasn't a man to exercise caution. "Fuck it," he said. "It's both of our jobs to contribute to the betterment of mankind. We lose pieces of ourselves in the process. It's only natural we'd wanna combine those pieces with each other." Where the hell was that coming from? Caden marveled at what he was saying-he was sounding downright poetic. That definitely wasn't like him, but then again, he'd never felt the way he felt right now before. And Everly was obviously impressed, and by God, it looked like she wanted him just as much as he wanted her. "Let's get out of here," AUTHOR'S NOTE: This is a 10,000 words stand-alone story with an HEA, so no cliff-hangers! Story contains mature themes and language, and is intended for 18+ readers only.

Too Much Love to Hide


Author: SJ McCoy
Publisher: Xenion, Inc
ISBN: 1946220507
Category: Fiction
Page: 230
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You can hide from your past; you can hide from your future—but can you ever hide from love? He’s spent the last ten years hiding from his past. That’s meant staying on the move, never settling in any place for too long, and never letting anyone get too close. Summer Lake is different. It’s a place he doesn’t want to move on from. His job as a pilot means he’s away half the time, but when he’s home, he’s surrounded by good people. People he’s allowed himself to care about. He’s made friends—friends who accept that he doesn’t share much about who he is or where he’s from. There’s a girl who he wishes could be more than a friend. They almost got together when he first came to the lake, but he couldn’t take the risk. His heart wanted so much more, but he had to hide his heart and be content with her friendship. She’s hoped for more since the day she met him, but she, too, has had to settle for friendship. Hearts can only stay hidden for so long, but when there’s too much love to hide, will the danger from his past finally track him down and destroy them both? Get your copy of this sweet and steamy story today to find out. This book is intended for adult readers 18+ ************************** Summer Lake Seasons series is sweet n steamy, small town romance with a focus on fun, friendships and happily ever afters. It follows a group of friends in a small lakeside town in the California hills. Book 1: Take These Broken Wings Book 2: Too Much Love to Hide there are several more to come. Summer Lake Series In the original Summer Lake Series each book can be read as a standalone – no cliff hangers here! Each book contains one couple's story. However, they are best read in order to get full enjoyment of the underlying story and friendships. Book 1: Love Like You've Never Been Hurt - Emma and Jack Book 2: Work Like You Don't Need the Money - Pete and Holly Book 3: Dance Like Nobody's Watching - Missy and Dan Book 4: Fly Like You've Never Been Grounded - Smoke and Laura Book 5: Laugh Like You've Never Cried - Michael and Megan Book 6: Sing Like Nobody's Listening - Kenzie and Chase Book 7: Smile Like You Mean It - Gabe and Renée Book 8: The Wedding Dance - Missy and Dan's Wedding Book 9: Chasing Tomorrow - Ben's backstory with Charlotte Book 10: Dream Like Nothing's Impossible - April and Eddie Book 11: Ride Like You've Never Fallen - Nate and Lily Book 12: Live Like There's No Tomorrow - Ben's story Book 13: The Wedding Flight – Smoke and Laura’s Wedding Summer Lake Silver is a new series featuring couple in their fifties and older. Just because a few decades—or more—have skipped by since you were in your twenties it doesn’t mean you can’t find love, does it? Summer Lake Silver stories find happily ever afters for those who remember being thirty-something—vaguely. Like Some Old Country Song – Clay and Marianne Remington Ranch series Meet the sexy brothers of Remington Ranch! Just like in SJ's Summer Lake Romance series you can expect a story that is both sweet and steamy! Mason Shane Carter Beau Four Weddings and a Vendetta A Chance and a Hope series These are NOT meant to be read as standalone stories and need to be read in order. Book 1: Chance Encounter Book 2: Finding Hope Book 3: Give Hope a Chance The Hamiltons Series This series follows the Hamilton family in California wine country. If you recognize the name Hamilton it’s because this is Smoke’s family who own one of the largest wine growing and distribution businesses in the country. In this set of connected stand-alone books you will meet Smoke’s brother and sister as well as a couple of cousins. Red Wine and Roses Champagne and Daisies Marsala and Magnolias Prosecco and Peonies The Davenports Series The sexy brothers, of the Billionaire Davenport family. In their own words they are - the "Suit", the "Vet" and the "Geek." Oscar TJ Reid

New York Theatre Critics' Reviews


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Theater
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Theatre critics' reviews brings you the complete reviews from these New York publications and stations whenever covered by the critic: New York daily news, Wall Street journal, Time, New York post, Women's wear daily, WABC-TV, CBS-TV, New York times, Christian Science monitor, Newsweek.

My Brother's Keeper


Author: ReShonda Tate Billingsley
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743477138
Category: Family & Relationships
Page: 320
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In a captivating debut novel that is both humorous and heartwrenching, ReShonda Tate Billingsley -- winner of the Gold Pen Award for Best New Author -- spins an irresistible story that will touch every reader's heart. Aja James hasn't had it easy. She has kept a close watch over her siblings ever since tragedy robbed them of their parents. Tired of carrying the weight of the world on her shoulders, Aja is ready for a change. Her best friend, Roxie, knows just what to do -- she sets Aja up on a date with one of the most sought after bachelors in town, handsome sportscaster Charles Clayton. Charles is everything Aja has ever dreamed of -- sensitive, sexy, and charming. But "happily ever after" isn't that simple. While Aja has rebounded from the loss of her parents, her sister and brother have not. Jada is lost in a world of silence with no way for Aja to reach her, and Eric's uncontrollable rage is wreaking havoc on his life. As Aja sees her brother heading down the same violent path that destroyed their family, she makes it her business to stop the cycle -- even if it means putting her own life, and her own chance at love, on hold. My Brother's Keeper is a poignant novel about a resilient family learning that sometimes you have to forgive in order to find the strength to move on.

Fremder in einer fremden Welt

Meisterwerke der Science Fiction - Roman
Author: Robert A. Heinlein
Publisher: Heyne Verlag
ISBN: 3641032733
Category: Fiction
Page: 656
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Der Mann vom Mars Die erste Mars-Expedition ist auf dem roten Planeten abgestürzt, und erst zwanzig Jahre später erreichen erstmals wieder Menschen den Nachbarplaneten. Sie finden Michael Valentine Smith, einen jungen Mann, der als Kind die Katastrophe überlebt hat und von Marsianern erzogen wurde, und nehmen ihn mit zur Erde. Die Heimatwelt seiner Eltern ist für ihn eine fremde, unverständliche Welt, und er verwendet seine mentalen Kräfte dazu, sie zu verändern. Damit wird er für die einen zum Messias, und für die anderen zu einem Feind, den man mit allen Mitteln bekämpfen muss ...