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One Moonlit Night

By Rachel Hore
  • ISBN Code: : 1471187241
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 368
  • Category : Fiction
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Loyalty and betrayal, hope and despair, One Moonlit Night tells the captivating story of a husband and wife separated by secrets as well as by war. ‘So complex and moving, with a sense of mystery as powerful as the sense of love and betrayal’ Cathy Kelly Forced to leave their family home in London after it is bombed in the Blitz, Maddie and her two young daughters take refuge at Knyghton, the beautiful country house in Norfolk where Maddie’s husband Philip spent the summers of his childhood. But Philip is gone, believed to have been killed in action in northern France. Despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary, Maddie refuses to give up hope that she and Philip will some day be reunited. Arriving at Knyghton, Maddie feels closer to her missing husband, but she soon realises that there’s a reason Philip has never spoken to her about his past. Something happened at Knyghton one summer years before. Something that involved Philip, his cousin Lyle and a mysterious young woman named Flora. Maddie’s curiosity turns to desperation as she tries to discover the truth, but no one will speak about what happened all those years ago, and no one will reassure her that Philip will ever return to Knyghton. Praise for One Moonlit Night ‘Beautifully rich in period detail – an absorbing and touching story’ Erica James, Sunday Times bestselling author of Mothers & Daughters 'Brimming over with everything I love about this author's writing: atmosphere, intrigue, wonderful characters and a beautiful love story. Pure delight to read' Tracy Rees 'A stunning depiction of life during the war, both for the men who faced death on the battlefields and those left behind in England . . . a compelling and evocative read, brimming with hope, courage and buried secrets.' S Magazine 'We’re in the London of World War II, her house is bombed to bits and husband Philip is missing after Dunkirk. With two small daughters in tow, Maddie seeks refuge at Knyghton, Philip’s childhood home . . . In this gripping, detailed, beautifully written drama, Hore brilliantly captures the danger and desperation on both the home and battle fronts.' Daily Mail

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'This intriguing and immersive novel is a real-page turner with plenty of romance and a dark mystery at its heart' Rachel Hore, Sunday Times bestselling author of A Beautiful Spy She doesn’t know if she can trust him. But she’s determined to save him . . . Nebraska, 1943: Jenni Fields's husband Danny was killed in action two months ago. Now pregnant with another man's child, Jenni is determined to keep her secret from the small community of Meadow Hills. Max Koenig fled Germany in 1938, escaping the Nazis and leaving behind a dark secret of his own. Employed to translate a historic German-language diary, Max moves to Meadow Hills, but the overly patriotic community isn’t happy to have a German in their midst. When the diary goes missing, the whole town thinks Max is the thief. And when local businesses and landmarks start being vandalized with German graffiti, the residents naturally point the finger his way. Jenni is the only one who believes Max is innocent. Clearly, the diary holds information someone in the town would rather keep quiet. What happened in Meadow Hills all those years ago? And will Jenni be able to prove Max’s innocence before it’s too late? A gripping and emotional WWII mystery with a love story at its heart, The Stranger From Berlin is perfect for fans of Suzanne Goldring and Angela Petch. 'Mellissa hooks her reader in from the very first page with a compelling narrative… Two unlikely characters connect, both harboring their own dark secret that highlights the prejudice of that time that builds to a gripping and heart-wrenching conclusion' Suzanne Kelman, author of Under a Sky on Fire 'I love historical fiction that takes a period we think we know, and finds an unexplored element - this is an intriguing glimpse into smalltown America in WWII, wrapped up in a thoroughly gripping mystery' Frances Quinn, author of The Smallest Man 'A searing look at the toll which divisiveness, shame, and fear can take on one man, one town, and even one nation' James R. Benn, author of Road of Bones and other Billy Boyle mysteries? '[A] well-researched and assured debut novel … both a tender love story and a thoughtful examination of national and individual guilt, shame, responsibility, and healing' Susan Elia MacNeal, author of the New York Times-bestselling Maggie Hope novels 'A spellbinding story about a town secret that might be revealed due to the relentless undertow of World War II… This is historical fiction at its finest' Patrick Hicks, author of In the Shadow of Dora 'An eye-opening and poignant love story' Rhys Bowen, author of The Venice Sketchbook

Six Impossible Things

By Elizabeth Boyle
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  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Book Code : 0062283995
  • Total of Pages : 384
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 449
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In the sixth novel of the enchanting Rhymes With Love series from New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Boyle, a nobleman falls in love with a beautiful spy he must protect… Lord Rimswell is a man of honor and absolutes. If he says something is impossible, it is. Yet his life of right and wrong is turned upside down when he finds himself in a compromising situation with the most unyielding, yet maddeningly beautiful, woman in London. If only he had not given in to the irresistible temptation to kiss her. Now he must marry her. Miss Roselie Stratton is the very definition of impossible—headstrong, outspoken, and carrying a reticule of secrets that could ruin more than her reputation. Kissing Brody is hardly the most ruinous thing Roselie has ever done as a secret agent for the Home Office…nor will she let a marriage of convenience stop her from continuing her work. Little does Roselie realize that she has underestimated Brody's resolve to keep her safe—for he has hopelessly fallen in love with her and is determined to do the impossible by stealing her heart in return. An Avon Romance

Under Occupation

By Alan Furst
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  • Publisher : Random House
  • Book Code : 0399592326
  • Total of Pages : 224
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 503
  • Pdf File: under-occupation.pdf

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From “America’s preeminent spy novelist” (The New York Times) comes a fast-paced, mesmerizing thriller of the French resistance fighters working secretly and bravely to defeat Hitler. Occupied Paris, 1942. Just before he dies, a man being chased by the Gestapo hands off a strange-looking document to the unsuspecting novelist Paul Ricard. It looks like a blueprint of a part for a military weapon, one that might have important information for the Allied forces. Ricard realizes he must try to get the diagram into the hands of members of the resistance network. As Ricard finds himself drawn deeper and deeper into anti-Nazi efforts and increasingly dangerous espionage assignments, he travels to Germany and along the escape routes of underground resistance safe houses to spy on Nazi maneuvers. When he meets the mysterious and beautiful Leila, a professional spy, they begin to work together to get crucial information out of France and into the hands of the Allied forces in London.

Christmas Pudding and Pigeon Pie

By Nancy Mitford
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  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Book Code : 0345806638
  • Total of Pages : 368
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 582
  • Pdf File: christmas-pudding-and-pigeon-pie.pdf

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Christmas Pudding and Pigeon Pie are two sparkling comedies from early in the career of Nancy Mitford, beloved author of The Pursuit of Love and Love in a Cold Climate, here published in one volume with a new introduction by Jane Smiley. In Christmas Pudding, an array of colorful characters converge on the hunt-obsessed Lady Bobbin’s country house, including her rebellious daughter Philadelphia, the girl’s pompous suitor, a couple of children obsessed with newspaper death notices, and an aspiring writer whose serious first novel has been acclaimed as the funniest book of the year, to his utter dismay. In Pigeon Pie, set at the outbreak of World War II, Lady Sophia Garfield dreams of becoming a beautiful spy but manages not to notice a nest of German agents right under her nose, until the murder of her maid and kidnapping of her beloved bulldog force them on her attention, with heroic results. Delivered with a touch lighter than that of Mitford’s later masterpieces but no less entertaining, these comedies combine glamour, wit, and fiendishly absurd plots into irresistible literary confections.

The Spy's Wife

By Jane Elizabeth Hughes
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  • Publisher : She Writes Press
  • Book Code : 168463136X
  • Total of Pages : 319
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 609
  • Pdf File: the-spy-s-wife.pdf

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Perfect for fans of Jennifer Weiner, Emily Giffin, and Jane Green. How would it feel to wake up one morning and discover that you’re married to James Bond? Shelley has always believed that her husband is a mild-mannered management consultant—but then one morning his picture appears on CNN above the headline “CIA Spy David Harris is Source of British News Leak.” Quiet, self-possessed David a spy? Impossible! But while Shelley is still reeling from the first revelation, David’s photo is again splashed across the news—and this time he’s not alone. This time he has his arm around a beautiful, sun-streaked blonde, and this time the headline screams, “CIA Superspy and British Reporter in Romantic Relationship!” In the weeks that follow, together and apart, David and Shelley dodge foreign agents and international media hounds (not to mention his desperate ex-lover) from Paris to Bogotá to Jerusalem. But more alarming than this game of hide-and-seek is the fact that Shelley finds herself fascinated and deeply, disturbingly attracted by the dangerous stranger her husband has become. Can she reconcile her dream of domestic tranquility with the fierce emotions that have suddenly taken over her life? Can she become the perfect spy’s wife?

A Spy's Guide to Seduction

By Kate Moore
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  • Publisher : Lyrical Press
  • Book Code : 1516101782
  • Total of Pages : 304
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 968
  • Pdf File: a-spy-s-guide-to-seduction.pdf

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An independent lady is accidentally betrothed to a spy with a mysterious past in this Regency gem from beloved, award-winning author Kate Moore. A volume of tips for the marriage-minded brought them together, but their sweeping adventure will change all the rules of engagement . . . When her desperate mother sends her The Husband Hunter’s Guide to London, outspoken Emily Radstock rails against the slim book of manners, boldly declaring that she should wed the first “imbecile” she meets and be done with the matter. Too bad Sir Ajax Lynley overhears her outrageous proposal and holds her to it. But he’s no dullard—he’s a wily government agent who needs the cover of a beautiful fiancé to pursue a deadly enemy. To resist his charms, Emily turns to the guide she disdains—and does exactly the opposite. Dress fashionably? She enshrouds herself in black crepe. Be demure? She steps into danger and faces down criminals alongside her “intended” . . . whose thrilling seduction may be anything but a charade. Praise for Kate Moore’s previous novels “Moore writes with a lyrical beauty that will leave no heart untouched.” —RT Book Reviews “Fans will hope for more of Moore’s sinful delights to come.” —Library Journal (starred review) “Moore skillfully whets readers’ appetites . . .” —Booklist

The Last Summer

By Karen Swan
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  • Publisher : Pan Macmillan
  • Book Code : 1529084393
  • Total of Pages : 405
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 838
  • Pdf File: the-last-summer.pdf

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Opposites attract in this epic and spellbinding novel, which transports us from the untamed beauty of St Kilda to the glamour and intrigues of high society in the 1930s. The Last Summer is the first book in The Wild Isle series by Sunday Times bestseller Karen Swan, inspired by the true history of St Kilda and its small island community. 'The Last Summer is meticulously researched and beautifully told . . . a wonderfully satisfying read: love, passion, drama, violence, menace and peril, and characters you fall in love with . . . Happily, this is the start of a series so your longing for more will be fulfilled.' - Santa Montefiore Summer on St Kilda – a wild, remote Scottish island. Two strangers from drastically different worlds meet . . . Wild-spirited Effie Gillies has lived all her life on the small island of St Kilda but when Lord Sholto, heir to the Earl of Dumfries, visits, the attraction between them is instant. For one glorious week she guides the handsome young visitor around the isle, falling in love for the first time – until a storm hits and her world falls apart. Three months later, St Kilda falls silent as the islanders are evacuated for a better life on the mainland. With her friends and family scattered, Effie is surprised to be offered a position working on the Earl’s estate. Sholto is back in her life but their differences now seem insurmountable, even as the simmering tension between them grows. And when a shocking discovery is made back on St Kilda, all her dreams for this bright new life are threatened by the dark secrets Effie and her friends thought they had left behind. 'The most exciting, enchanting and evocative story of forbidden love I’ve ever read. I truly loved it and am waiting feverishly for the second instalment' - Cathy Bramley, author of The Summer That Changed Us 'Powerful writing and a wonderful premise make this a novel you’ll simultaneously want to savour and race through. I loved it and can’t wait for the next in the series!' - Jill Mansell, author of And Now You're Back 'A delicious romantic tale of wild 1930s Scotland . . . perfect for everyone dreaming of summer' - Rachel Hore, author of A Beautiful Spy

Conquer the Beautiful Boss

By Mei HuaKaiLe
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  • Publisher : Funstory
  • Book Code : 1646775449
  • Total of Pages :
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 445
  • Pdf File: conquer-the-beautiful-boss.pdf

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An official writing about the skills of an official and how to rise through the ranks; a handbook about how to use a conspiracy to succeed. Let's see how the Red Second Generation Luo Tianyun and the Nong Second Generation Ma Yingjie can leverage their strength to reach the pinnacle of power one step at a time. A car accident had taken the lives of the mayor's wife and daughter. And Ma Yingjie, the mayor's secretary, accidentally discovered one of Mayor Luo Tianyun's big secrets

Dark Warrior Untamed

By Alexis Morgan
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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 9781439175965
  • Total of Pages : 384
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 808
  • Pdf File: dark-warrior-untamed.pdf

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In Alexis Morgan’s electrifying new Talion adventure, a sexy warrior fights to save his headstrong lover from the crossfire of an evil plot to overthrow the Kyth’s leader. He questions everything. No one thought Chief Talion Greyhill Danby would report to work so soon after wrapping up his affairs in London. Then again, he didn’t expect to find a beautiful spy with a major attitude in his new office. Clearly the Kyth’s Grand Dame doesn’t trust him to do his duty—to protect her. She fears the truth. Piper Ryan isn’t keen on the arrangement, either. Matching wits with an ancient warrior isn’t in her administrative job description. But sharing space with the red-hot head of security could have unexpectedly tempting benefits . . . if he doesn’t dig into her secret past. Opposites always attract. When threatening e-mails result in danger, the fiery sparks between Piper and Grey grow scorching hot. They must defend the throne from a deadly invisible attacker, but will their raging desire keep them together . . . or will their burning suspicions tear them apart?

Lucy A to Z

By Michael Karol
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  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Book Code : 0595752136
  • Total of Pages : 478
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 242
  • Pdf File: lucy-a-to-z.pdf

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Praise for the updated 2012 Kindle edition of Lucy A to Z: The Lucille Ball Encyclopedia "Very important. Fresh insights. The most detailed-and most enjoyable-book available on Lucille Ball. A must-have." -Laura Wagner, Classic Images "As we are producing the I Love Lucy 50th Anniversary Special, [Lucy A to Z] has been a godsend." -Lucie Arnaz, 2001 letter to author "[Lucy A to Z is a] compound of insight, fact, and trivia." -Stefan Kanfer, author, Ball of Fire "This new Fourth Edition of Lucy A to Z is a wonderful read and I'm very pleased to recommend it to everyone." -Wanda Clark, Lucille Ball's personal secretary "If you need any 'splainin' about Lucy' life and career, you'll find it here!" -Craig Hamrick, author, The TV Tidbits Classic Television Trivia Quiz Book

Keeping Kate (Highland Dreamers, Book 2)

By Susan King
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  • Publisher : ePublishing Works!
  • Book Code : 1644572567
  • Total of Pages : 300
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 550
  • Pdf File: keeping-kate.pdf

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AUTHOR'S CUT EDITION Bringing a Beautiful Spy to Justice is Captain Alec Fraser’s Greatest Challenge in Keeping Kate, a Scottish Historical Romance from Susan King —Scottish Highlands, 1728— A brazen beauty rumored to possess fairy magic, Kate MacCarran has charmed and seduced English military men out of carefully guarded secrets to aid the Scottish cause. But then the infamous Katie Hell meets the one man seemingly immune to her legendary allure and enchanting trickery. Captain Alec Fraser of the Black Watch has no doubt Katie Hell is trouble. Hadn’t she just drugged him, kissed him, and searched through his belongings? Having captured the elusive Scottish spy, he must singlehandedly transport her to Edinburgh and justice. But, the Highland hellion challenges him at every turn, determined to escape with her secrets—and his. Alec quickly discovers that keeping Kate out of mischief—without losing his heart—is nearly impossible while Kate realizes that surrendering to the power of love may be her most dangerous mission yet. Publisher’s Note: Author's Cut Edition of a previously published title. Lovers of history and Regency romance will not want to miss this skillfully written romantic adventure with a hint of magic. No graphic sex or vulgarity in this masterfully executed story that’s sure to satisfy fans of romantic fantasy and Scottish highland romance. “Susan King spins Scottish enchantment.” ~Mary Jo Putney, NYT bestselling author “King’s voice rings as pure as fine crystal.” ~Patricia Rice, bestselling author “This story will transport you to another world...I had such a sense of satisfaction and happiness after reading this skillfully written tale. High recommended.” ~Satisfied Reader “The premise is tried and true, with a totally different twist...The writer knows how to grasp the reader and not disappoint.” ~Verified Reader The Highland Dreamers Series Stealing Sophie Keeping Kate

Beauty and the Earl

By Jess Michaels
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  • Publisher : The Passionate Pen
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 306
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 120
  • Pdf File: beauty-and-the-earl.pdf

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The highly anticipated third book in The Pleasure Wars series by USA Today Bestselling Historical Romance Author Jess Michaels Liam, the Earl of Windbury, had everything when he held his secret lover in his arms. Until a feud between their families left her dead, his body broken, and his sister married to his bitter enemy. Racked with guilt, simmering with rage, he's spent a year in seclusion, seeing no one except a few servants as he does his best to forget the past and patently refuses to think about any kind of future. When courtesan Violet Milford enters Liam's lair, she's on a secret mission to gather information for Liam's desperate sister, who fears for his sanity, even his life. What she finds is a man scarred inside and out, whose dark, controlling sensuality hides the kind, wounded man within. Violet awakens a desire more powerful than Liam has ever known, and her stories weave a spell that begins to work its way past his defenses. But when the truth inevitably comes out, it could well destroy the love that is saving them both. Length: Full Length Novel Heat Level: Passionate This book is the third book in The Pleasure Wars series.