Salerni Returning to her hometown of Catawissa, Pennsylvania, in 1867 to marry a man she has never met, seventeen-year-old Verity Boone gets caught up in the a mystery surrounding the graves of her mother and aunt and a dangerous hunt for Revolutionary-era gold. The colt's life is threatened by other horses who fear him, and man who seeks to capture his free spirit. Michelle enjoys writing stories in a wide range of time periods including Roman, Viking, Regency and early Victorian. Unwilling to perish of boredom as an obedient wife, Honor Larke leaves home to attend Her Majesty, Queen Catherine of Aragon. They were the final survivors of the millions who made up the American Expeditionary Forces. After being boarded by the British frigate, H. Ever the queen's loyal servant, Isabel is recruited to smuggle money to the Scottish rebels.
But as David begins the work, he realises that there is a connection between his haunting book and the shadows that surround his home. Heather has no time for a tearful mother and bride reunion. On the other hand Sir Christopher Foxton prides himself on being regarded as one of London's most notorious rakes, with a particularly mischievous streak! Koch A leader of the Young Ireland rebellion of 1848, Robert Devereaux is an Irish gentleman who is prepared to hazard a life of privilege in the fight for his country's freedom. Self-reliant, humble, and stoic, they kept their stories to themselves for a lifetime, then shared them at the last possible moment, so that they, and the World War they won, might at last be remembered. Few can outwit him and ever fewer dare challenge him - until now.
True, copious gold lace and an admiral's stars might have inspired such prompt obedience. Who is this man, and is the investigation into his death being manipulated by a thirst for revenge? Carla was always writing something. But Liz knows that some things can never be mended. In Screw Inner Beauty, they share how they came to quit starving themselves and like their fat bodies the way they are. When Elle's father dies and she starts to clear his house, the cracks start to widen - and it's only a matter of time before everything breaks open.
She finds herself caught up in age-old conflicts of two friends from her past: the celebrated pianist Ramsay Blake and his younger brother, Sean. In telling the stories of Chongin's residents she has recreated the lifestyles of North Korean citizens from their interests and concerns to their culture. After Kitty is discovered in a compromising position with an unscrupulous adventurer, her reputation is left in shreds. When she discovers he is also a gun runner, her loyalties are torn and her tempestuous nature leads to an estrangement. There he meets Amanda Yoder and her daughter Regina who soon are warming his heart. But then Terry goes missing and Donatti disappears, leaving their 14-year-old son Gabe behind.
Her passing at 76 was breaking news in the media, unstoppable through the social networks, noted by political leaders in Parliament and by children in classrooms throughout the country. Despite herself, Nana is drawn to her handsome guest. So when accusations of wrongdoings are levelled against members of her family, she automatically resent the man who brought them; believing him to be completely in the wrong. But when their meticulously planned scheme comes undone, it forces them into a rash and hazardous escape from the law and directly into the crossfire of an internecine narcotics war that no one had seen coming. Fearful for their future, the nuns abduct and hold him prisoner - the first man they have seen in years. Admiral Sir charles Bright's seafaring days are over - and according to society, that must mean he's in need of a wife.
Under pressure to clean up its act, Jack's studio issues an ultimatum. The once slim, hip New York jazz pianist has gained hundreds of pounds. Now someone is hunting him. His doubts about the accused and himself deepen when the victim of the beating mysteriously disappears, with no body to be found. Like a modern-day Butch Cassidy and Sundance Kid they do their work with proficiency and stealth and, when necessary, deadly force.
He's dismayed to discover that she's none other than Lady Charis Weston, England's wealthiest heiress - and that the only way to save her from the violent stepbrothers determined to steal her fortune is to wed her himself! But everything she once knew is about to be turned upside down. I like writing about warfare at sea and ordinary people of the British Isles, rather than lords and ladies. And Owl has a fun idea. Acclaimed writer and historian Deborah Challinor interviewed 50 men who served in Vietnam, who speak out about 'fragging' killing superior officers , the New Zealand Government's role in Agent Orange and chemical exposure, and their hostile reception when they returned. Through the lives of these two women, Ferrante tells the story of a neighbourhood, a city, and a country as it is transformed in ways that, in turn, also transform the relationship between her protagonists, the unforgettable Elena and Lila. Ket is desperate to learn the druid's secrets - to predict the future from the stars, to understand the raven's cry, to speak words of power that can halt a battle.
Her world changes overnight when Captain Oliver Worthy shows up at her struggling inn. Would they be adopted by a kind and loving family, or would they face a childhood and adolescence of hard labour and servitude? She awakes in an underground lab, with a bionic heart ticking in her chest. Among the imprisoned is her own sister, twenty-one-year-old Princess Elizabeth, who longs to gain her liberty and her sister's crown. When the police arrive, all they find is the discarded gun. Landon is enamoured with Elsie. Bright could only conclude that she had developed cold feet at the last minute, or was tardy. But this time two very different cases may cause them to re-evaluate everything they hold dear.
Escaping into his work to save his sanity, Rutledge investigates the murder of a popular colonel and his alleged killer, a decorated war hero and close friend of the Prince of Wales. Now the proud -ish owner of the ugly duckling of the trio, she plans to open her own paediatric office on the first floor. Hattie Wilkinson Meets Her Match by Michelle Styles In the eyes of the ton Hattie Wilkinson is a respectable widow, content with her safe, if somewhat modest life. This time they've both finally met their match. Her dirty, matted hair hung past her shoulders, and her sweet, heart-shaped little face was filthy. When her life in London falls apart, she accepts a job in her hometown of Melbourne. She will match wits with the enigmatic Earl of Somerton, and it's not just her heart that's in danger.
For Rory MacLean, this marriage was merely a means to secure his fortune but when he finally sets eyes upon his heiress bride, Rory is enraptured, and determined to have her, body and soul. So, with her English friend, Callie - fellow sleuth and owner of Daisy's Quilt Shop - Deborah sets out to uncover the truth. In secret, Katherine and Mary risk everything and disobey the royal order by marrying the men they love. But like almost all dieters, they always gained it back - so they finally decided it was time to activate Plan B. Along the journey she is befriended by Myrna MacTaggert who is travelling to Auckland to establish a brothel, and their unconventional friendship soon proves invaluable. Three Hours Late is a gripping and deeply emotional novel of almost unbearable suspense from a writer of great insight and empathy. Taking her sons with her, she sets out on a grand mercy mission.