By Jane Juska
“Before I flip sixty seven, i need to have loads of intercourse with a guy I like.” This encouraged own advert from Jane Juska drew large reaction and swept the retired instructor right into a whirlwind life she slightly famous as her personal. She relayed her enjoyable and frank exploits within the bestseller A Round-Heeled lady. Now Juska keeps her dazzling tale during this a lot expected new adventure.
Five years after that fateful advert, Juska has develop into a chum and confessor for ladies of every age who open up to her their poignant, tragic, or happy tales– unaccompanied ladies who're on my own for now, yet ever looking for intimacy. And regardless of Juska’s personal luck, “unaccompanied” is an outline that applies to her besides. She’s nonetheless searching for a guy to maintain her company–not a husband, no longer even a associate, yet easily the fitting lover, as soon as defined by means of Katharine Hepburn as person who “lives within sight and visits often.”
Unaccompanied girls embraces not just Juska’s carrying on with explorations of Eros (note to fanatics: her more youthful lover, Graham, remains to be at the scene) but in addition a blossoming literary profession that catapults her from San Francisco to ny, London, and Paris. At publication signings, earnest males position themselves purposely on the finish of the road so as to have interaction her in deepest conversations, whereas ladies linger to admit their very own erotic longings and their stories with the great, the undesirable, or even the gruesome. all of the whereas, Juska is dealing with the unnerving hazard of wasting her domestic, a tiny cottage in Berkeley, California–and so her seek broadens and intensifies, not only for romance, friendship, and intercourse but in addition for adequate funds to maintain a roof over her head.
Jane Juska stocks all this richness of residing in a poignant and funny exploration of emotional terrain hardly mentioned in our society. This clever and warmhearted booklet offers shiny facts that the pursuit of delight and lasting relationships isn't just for the younger, but additionally for the younger at heart.
From the Hardcover edition.
By Yasmine Galenorn
"The first in an engrossing new sequence, [Witchling was once] a fanciful reminder of fantasy's value in existence" (Publishers Weekly). Now comes Changeling-again that includes Camille, the great witch, Menolly, the vampire, and Delilah, a pussycat shapeshifter. they're the D'Artigo sisters, half-human, half-Faerie supernatural brokers who're now enlisted to discover the fiends accountable for slaughtering the weres of Rainier Puma satisfaction.
By Hilary Boyd
What do you do if you have been married to a guy for part your lifestyles and out of nowhere he leaves your mattress - completely? while this occurs to Jeanie, she's livid and decided to confront George, her husband of thirty years. Is he in love with another individual? What did she do fallacious? He will not inform her. The brightest day of her week is Thursday, the day Jeanie takes her granddaughter to the park. There, sooner or later, she meets Ray, type, effortless to speak to, and lovely - he's every thing George isn't really. yet does she have the braveness, whereas dealing with competition from both sides, to show her lifestyles the wrong way up for an additional shot at love?
By Jan Moran
"Jan Moran is the recent queen of the epic romance."- USA Today best-selling writer Rebecca Forster
When French perfumer Danielle Bretancourt steps aboard a luxurious ocean liner, leaving her son at the back of in Poland along with his grandmother, she has no concept that her lifestyles is set to alter without end. The yr is 1939, and the announcement of conflict at the eu continent quickly threatens her loved kin, scattered throughout many nations. touring via London and Paris into occupied Poland, Danielle searches desperately for her the continues to be of her family members, counting on the power and aid of Jonathan Newell-Grey, a tender captain. ultimately, she is pressured to assemble the fragments of her impoverished kin and flee to the United States. There she vows to start lifestyles anew, in Forties Los Angeles.
There, via selection and skill, she rises excessive from meager jobs in her quest for achievement as a perfumer and dressmaker to Hollywood elite. Set among privileged existence and gritty realities, odor of Triumph through commanding newcomer Jan Moran is one woman's tale of braveness, spirit, and resilience.
By Adam Gallardo
"Gallardo resets the zombie bar, and it is sky-high." --Nancy Holder
What's that low-pitched groaning sound?
My identify is Courtney, and that i do not promote nutrition Z on the Bully Burger anymore. nowadays my pals and that i spend our after-school hours kicking zombie butt. part the varsity is mad at me, even supposing i am the one preserving their grey topic off the menu. And my dad will not allow me speak approximately going to Columbia subsequent 12 months, even supposing the Army's clearing shufflers out of NYC.
These quick new super-zombies are lovely frightening, and if it wasn't for the recent guy's striking strikes we would be toast. among him, my maybe-boyfriend Phil, and my Z-head ex Brandon, silly boys are going to steer the undead correct to my doorstep. they could chase me all they want--whatever else occurs, i'll get the Z out of Zomburbia.
Praise for Zomburbia
"Scary, freaky, and unique. Get this book!" --Nancy Holder
"Innovative and interesting . . . you should cost that your zombie apocalypse closet is
well stocked." --Molly Harper White
"Readers are assured lots of mayhem and romance, laughter and heartbreak." --James Patrick Kelly
By Virginia Brown
FROM HELL at the SEAS
They name him satan of the excessive seas. darkish, harmful, and sinfully seductive, he conceals his actual identification and the prior betrayal that has made him despise all girls ... even the gorgeous captive he vows to appeal to into his mattress -- yet by no means into his center.
...TO HEAVEN IN HIS fingers
She has fled London excessive society -- and the humiliation of an prepared marriage. but if her send is attacked via pirates, she can't withstand the sensual buccaneer who transports her right into a stormtide of intrigue and experience ... and whose kisses wake up a keenness past whatever she has ever known.…
By Gretchen McNeil
From Possess writer Gretchen McNeil comes this teenager horror novel encouraged via Agatha Christie’s And Then there have been None. excellent for enthusiasts of Christopher Pike’s Chain Letter and Lois Duncan’s I understand What you probably did final Summer, Ten will hold readers at the fringe of their seats until eventually the final page!
It used to be purported to be the weekend in their lives—an unique condo get together on Henry Island. top pals Meg and Minnie are looking ahead to days of boys, booze, and fun-filled luxurious. yet what begins out as enjoyable turns twisted after the invention of a DVD with a sinister message: Vengeance is mine. And issues in simple terms worsen from there.
With a hurricane raging open air, the teenagers are bring to a halt from the skin global . . . so whilst a mysterious killer starts off determining them off one after the other, there’s no get away. because the deaths turn into extra violent and the teenagers activate each other, can Meg locate the killer prior to extra humans die? Or is the killer towards her than she might ever imagine?
New Keeper Rhiannon Gryffald has her peacekeeping tasks minimize out for her—because in Hollywood, it really is difficult to inform the actors from the werewolves, bloodsuckers and shape-shifters. Then Rhiannon hears a couple of string of murders that undergo all of the hallmarks of a vampire serial killer, and he or she needs to confront her maximum problem but. including Elven detective Brodie McKay, they head to Laurel Canyon, epicenter of the chance, the place they discover a plot which may endlessly regulate the face of human-paranormal family.
By Susan Higginbotham
From the bedchamber to the battlefield, via treachery and constancy, one girl is imprisoned by means of the secrets and techniques of the crown.
It is an age the place ardour reigns and treachery runs as thick as blood. younger Eleanor has males in her existence: her uncle King Edward II, and her husband Hugh le Despenser, an insignificant knight however the newfound favourite of the king. She has no wish to meddle in royal affairs-she needs for a serene, easy lifestyles together with her kinfolk. yet as political unrest sweeps the land, Eleanor, sharply clever but blindly naïve, turns into the one lady every one guy can trust.
Fiercely dedicated to either her husband and her king, Eleanor holds the key which could break all of England-and discovers the alternatives no girl must have to make.
At its middle, The Traitor's Wife is a distinct love tale that each reader will attach with.
Gold Medalist, old / army fiction, 2008 self reliant writer booklet Awards • contains bonus interpreting staff guide
PRAISE FOR THE TRAITOR'S spouse:
"Conveys feelings and relationships particularly poignantly... exciting old fiction." ― Kirkus Discoveries
"Higginbotham's abilities lie not just in her capability for designated genealogical learn of the interval, but in addition in her ability in bringing those old figures to existence with ardour, an excellent humorousness, honor, and love." ― ancient Novels assessment Online
By Marina Myles, E. M. Joy
Fog And Fascination
Alba Spencer concept her earlier in Romania and the darkish magic that haunted it used to be at the back of her perpetually. She is among the first lady barristers now, secure in London. yet London has its darkish part, too. a guy known as the Ripper stalks the nighttime streets. There are rumors that her hated stepmother has stumbled on her back, feedback that the nightmares of her youth are returning. And with them appears to be like the cursed Gypsy boy she as soon as enjoyed, grown right into a guy extra seductive and extra terrifying than she ever can have dreamed...
Dimitri Grigorescu has develop into a doctor, a gentleman--and a vampire. The lusts that force his physique are scarcely below regulate, or even he doesn't actually comprehend what he's able to. To struggle evil and confusion, Alba needs to depend basically on her wits--and a hope that overwhelms her doubts...
Praise for good looks and the Wolf
"Dynamic and sensual, paranormal readers will gobble up this horny read." --Donna provide, ny instances bestselling writer of Midnight's Warrior
"Beauty and the Wolf is a deliciously darkish retelling of the vintage story that might make you fall in love in all places again." --Erin Quinn, writer of The 5 Deaths of Roxanne Love