From the bestselling author of The Elegant Gathering of White Snows comes a poignant, outrageous, refreshingly liberating story about one woman whose life takes an unexpected turn.... Meg Fratano has just witnessed the unthinkable: her husband of twenty—seven years making love to another woman. In her bed. And all Meg wanted to do was watch. Quietly, secretly, watch. Then she realized her life would never be the same. Meg isn’t sure what she wants, but she knows it’s not what she had. After almost three decades of marriage and two children, she has finally awakened to how unhappy she is. Now, with the help of friends old and new, and even her teenage daughter—a former brat who has blossomed into a startlingly wise young woman—Meg just might break through the chains of everyone’s expectations for her and find the strength to take the first step on her own path. To strip away a lifetime of inhibitions. To dance naked at the edge of dawn... From the Trade Paperback edition.
Author : Lara Adrian
ISBN : 9780345532619
Genre : Fiction
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER In this pulse-pounding and thrillingly sensual novel, Lara Adrian returns to the mesmerizing world of the Midnight Breed, following new characters into a dark future where an uneasy peace can unravel into war—and a great betrayal can mask an all-consuming love. Twenty years after the terror of First Dawn—when mankind learned that vampires lived secretly among them—the threat of violence reigns as the two species struggle to coexist. The only group preserving the fragile harmony is the Order, an elite cadre of Breed warriors dedicated to protecting humans and vampires alike. And in this precarious world of torn loyalties and shattered trust, Mira, a fiery squad captain, finds that every fight bears an intensely personal cost. Raised among the Order, Mira has always believed in the warrior’s code of swift—and even lethal—justice. But the one thing she desires more than the Order’s hard-won acceptance is Kellan Archer, a sexy but troubled Breed fighter. In love with him since childhood, Mira once broke through his tough exterior during an unexpected night of rapture, but the next day he mysteriously disappeared, never to return. Kellan didn’t think he would ever see Mira again—or have to confront the truth of why he left. After abandoning the Order years ago, he now leads a band of human rebels intent on carrying out their own vigilante rule of law. Yet a high-profile kidnapping assignment brings him face-to-face with the past he sought to avoid, and the striking woman he has tried desperately to forget. And as tensions mount and the risk of bloodshed grows, Kellan and Mira must take sides—between the competing missions that dominate their lives, and the electrifying passion that claims their hearts. BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from Lara Adrian's Crave the Night. Praise for Edge of Dawn “With an Adrian novel, readers are assured of plenty of dangerous thrills and passionate chills.”—RT Book Reviews “The eleventh installment in Adrian’s strikingly original Midnight Breed series delivers an abundance of nail-biting suspenseful chills, red-hot sexy thrills, an intricately built world, and realistically complicated and conflicted protagonists, whose happily-ever-after ending proves to be all the sweeter after what they endure to get there.”—Booklist (starred review) “Adrian has always been an impeccable writer, but as I started reading this book, I was reminded of just how amazing and talented she is. She paints a vivid picture for every scene, delves deeper into each character until readers know everything about them, and writes some of the best action sequences I've encountered in a long time. . . . Make no mistake, Lara Adrian is one of the premier authors of paranormal romance and with this book, she proves it! . . . Edge of Dawn is a game changer—a book that will revolutionize the way readers see the Midnight Breed world and stir up some excitement! Filled with angst, tortured hearts, above all, selfless love, Edge of Dawn will break your hearts and mend them back up again.”—Fresh Fiction “A spine tingling thrill ride for both old and new fans alike . . . Edge of Dawn is one of the few stories that deserve more than a five star rating.”—Night Owl Reviews “Well worth waiting for . . . Adrian once again engulfs her readers in a world or Breed loyalty, fierce passion and emotional overload. . . . The complexity of the plot will leave you stunned to say the least and in my case, left wondering what will happen next. . . . I guarantee you will be begging for more.”—Guilty Pleasures Book Reviews
Glass artist Shona Blackwood has lost her ability to create, but instead of panic, all she feels is apathy. Her detachment is shaken when she narrowly avoids being mugged, thanks to a timely rescue by a man who makes all her senses come roaring to life. Logan Andrews is a magical troubleshooter assigned to protect Shona from an unseen enemy. Shona is unaware that magic actually exists and Logan is under orders not to tell her, but it isn't long before he finds his loyalty torn between his people and the passionate woman he is guarding. He thought this would be a straightforward job, but Logan quickly realizes that in an edgy contest between magic and passion, love is destined to win. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
Book One in the Guardian's Realm series Former San Francisco Detective Robert Almaden joined the Vampire Task Force five years ago when he lost his son Matthew to vampirism. But his reason remains his greatest secret; not only would Robert’s motive for joining the VTF be suspect, he’d be ridiculed mercilessly. He’s paid his dues and bided his time, waiting for advancements in the crude treatments for vampires and watching for any sign Matthew, who stormed out in a rage after their last big fight. The years with the VTF have been hard, and all Robert has to show for it is a hatred for vampires that runs bone deep. When Robert spots his son in a surveillance photo taken in Bucharest, he knows he has to act before the Romanian-based Guardians’ sting operation proves tragic for Matthew. But Romania is a vampire infested hot zone, and he can’t let the VTF get wind of what he’s planning. He knows only one bloodsucker he would even consider asking for help, but after the raid on the Palace in San Francisco, he did not part ways nicely with the annoyingly spoiled vampiresse. Cvetelina Maldonova knows Agent Almaden wouldn’t have come all the way to Romania to ask for her help if he wasn’t forced to—he can’t stand her undead guts. He’s the most pigheaded human she’s ever met. And having lived for six hundred years, she’s met a lot. Not only does Robert believe he can cure his son of vampirism, he won’t listen when she tries to tell him an assassin has him targeted. He’s going to get his fool neck bit, and Cvetelina knows she’ll be blamed if returns to his agency in a coffin. Whether he likes it or not, she’s sticking to him like glue. At least Robert is easy on the eyes, and when Cvetelina looks into his cool blue ones, she can almost see daylight again. But when he’s dosed with Tourin and goes mad with sexual need, that’s the last straw. She grabs the nearest thing she can find to restrain him; the sex-ties in her bedroom. Suddenly Robert is bound and helpless, and things are looking more interesting. What to do, what to do...
The beautiful daughter of a prominent Michigan doctor,Narice has never strayedanywhere near the wrong sideof the law. Then her fatheris brutally murdered -- andsuddenly federal agents areswarming around her likeflies, making accusations about a stolen North African diamond. But before they can interrogate her, she is wrested from their grasp at gunpoint by a shadowy figure -- and Narice Jordan is on the run. But is this dark, good-looking stranger who calls himself Saint her kidnapper or her savior? Narice knows nothing about any missing gem, yet there are two things she knows for certain:Only at Saint's side can she find her wayto her father's killers. And she'll have to trust this dangerous,ruthless, and deadly mystery man ... if shewants to keep breathing.
When Amy Sutton arrives at her great aunt Corinda's home after a mysterious summons, she finds her in a semi-conscious state after a fall down the stairs. Amy is surprised to find that her aunt, who had been quite well off financially, is now near poverty. Though her aunt's three stepchildren profess to love Corinda, Amy wonders who is responsible for her aunt's condition. Her growing attraction to Paul, her aunt's stepson, complicates the situation. A captivating novel of mystery and romance with a Christian perspective by Esther Loewen Vogt.
Author : Kelly Gay
ISBN : 143915547X
Genre : Fiction
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It takes a strong woman to keep the peace in a city of endless night. . . . Deep beneath Underground, a cunning bid for power and revenge has begun—one that threatens to make Atlanta the new battleground in the ultimate confrontation between good and evil. The powers of hellish Charbydon have the upper hand after plunging the city into primordial night. And under the cover of darkness, a serial killer targets the most powerful Elysians in the city, the angelic Adonai. For Detective Charlie Madigan and her siren partner Hank, tracking deadly predators is all in a day’s work . . . but this case will test the limits of their strength and friendship as it draws them into a deadly world of power plays, ancient myths, explosive secrets, and a race against time that risks all that Charlie holds dear.
Overwhelmed after a series of catastrophic global and personal events, Richard Oort is still determined to save the world from the Old Ones. He goes undercover in a Christian fundamentalist compound, playing house with an attractive FBI agent. At first, this only serves to increase his loneliness, but against all odds discovers another unique human who can use the paladin's weapon. There's only one problem—Mosi is a nine-year-old girl, and now she's a target.