A secret unravels behind the porticoed doors of London’s grandest postcode. Set in the 1840s when the upper echelons of society began to rub shoulders with the emerging industrial nouveau riche, Belgravia is peopled by a rich cast of characters. But the story begins on the eve of the Battle of Waterloo in 1815. At the Duchess of Richmond’s now legendary ball, one family’s life will change forever.
They say you can forgive but you can never forget and Virgil Bougard took that saying to heart. Four years ago Kara Goshay believed a vicious lie about him and ended their relationship. Kara wanted forgiveness. Now she’s deep into a heated affair with this man she can’t resist.
A charming debut about a family of four artistic sisters on the outskirts of Gilded Age New York high society and centered on the oldest — an aspiring writer caught between the boy next door and a mysterious novelist who inducts her into Manhattan’s most elite artistic salon which has a seedy underbelly and secrets to hide.
A perfect match for readers who enjoy Kate Mosse’s “Languedoc Trilogy” and fans of female-driven romantic historical works such as Diana Gabaldon’s “Outlander” series.— Kristen Droesch, Library Journal (December 1, 2015)
The ever readable Linda Howard teams up with Linda Jones in this paranormal plot. Caine, a hunter of magical beings, must track down the powerful and alluring Lenna, the manifestation of the Tarot card known as Strength, who has been tasked with protecting a young boy.
“This resonant debut spans the years from World War II through the Vietnam War to tell the story of a woman whose scientific ambition is caught up in her relationships with two very different men…a stirring novel about ambition, identity and sacrifice will ring true to every woman who has had to make the impossible choice between who she is and who circumstances demand her to be.” – Carolyn Leavitt, The New York Times
Delving beneath the surface of modern Indian-American life, acclaimed author Sonali Dev’s page-turning novel is both riveting and emotionally rewarding—an extraordinary story of human connection, bravery and hope.
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