By Dewey Lambdin
THE FIRST NOVEL within the vintage sequence OF ALAN LEWRIE NAVAL ADVENTURES
1780: Seventeen-year-old Alan Lewrie is a brash, rebellious younger libertine. loads in order that his callous father believes just a little army self-discipline will flip the boy round. clean aboard the tall-masted Ariadne, Midshipman Lewrie heads for the war-torn Americas, finding--rather unexpectedly--that he's a born sailor, both at domestic with the randy pleasures of the port and the raging battles at the excessive seas. yet in a hail of cannonballs comes a bawdy surprise...
The King's Coat introduces us to Alan Lewrie, hero of Dewey Lambdin's acclaimed sequence of naval adventures, that have frequently been in comparison to these by way of C.S. Forester and Patrick O'Brian.
By Iris Murdoch
By P. G. Wodehouse
By Gail Anderson-Dargatz
Set on an remoted Canadian farm in the middle of international struggle II, The healing for dying by means of Lightning inspires a lifestyles right away harshly difficult and wealthy in sensory pleasures: the deafening chatter of starlings, the sight of hundreds of thousands of painted turtles crossing a street, the scent of baking that fills the Weeks’s kitchen. the radical is sprinkled all through with recipes and treatments from the scrapbook Beth’s mom retains, a boon to Beth as she learns to stand down her demons--and one of the components that supply The healing for demise by way of Lightning its captivating vitality.
By Clive Barker
Will Rabjohns, maybe the main well-known natural world photographer on the earth, has made his attractiveness chronicling the fates of endangered species. yet after a poor twist of fate, Will is left in a coma. And in its depths, he revisits the wildernesses of his early life and relives his existence with a mysterious couple who've prompted his existence as an artist and a guy.
When Will awakens, he units out on a trip of self-discovery -- one the place he'll penetrate the last word secret and eventually unencumber the key of his future.
Soaring, provocative and passionate, Sacrament is a masterwork from the pen of 1 of state-of-the-art wet acclaimed authors.
By Victoria Chatham
By Cristiane Serruya
Billionaire Tavish MacCraig survived Afghanistan as a POW. regardless of being again domestic and dealing at his family’s around the globe well known paintings gallery, Tavish feels shattered. Wracked by way of PTSD, Tavish’s days are bleak, his nights, residing nightmares, and his center, an empty shell. And not anyone can comprehend the torture and discomfort consuming at his soul.
No one yet painter Laetitia Galen.
Laetitia fled hell on the earth whilst she was once sixteen…at a really excessive rate. She’s lately came across peace and doesn’t are looking to disturb the fake protection her small global supplies her through falling for Tavish or accepting his gallery supply of an unique agreement. but, she can’t withstand the strong and hot appeal that ignites among them.
But there's a guy plotting a long-awaited revenge opposed to Laetitia, and he'll do no matter what it takes to make her—and, by the way, Tavish—pay for what she’s performed. ahead of he kills them.
Tavish and Laetitia will become aware of falling in love is life's maximum risk!
Suspenseful and steamy, UNPREDICTABLE LOVE by means of united states this present day bestselling writer Cristiane Serruya is an exhilarating modern romance novel within the culture of Nora Roberts, Barbara Freethy, and Maya Banks!
By Stella Tillyard
A Library magazine Top Ten top Books of 2011
An epic novel approximately love and conflict, set in Regency England and Spain in the course of the Peninsular struggle (1812-15), via the acclaimed historian and bestselling writer of Aristocrats
Tides of War opens in England with the lately married, charmingly unconventional Harriet getting ready to assert see you later to her husband, James, as he leaves to hitch the Duke of Wellington's troops in Spain.
Harriet and James's interwoven tales of affection and betrayal propel this sweeping and dramatic novel because it strikes among Regency London at the cusp of modernity—a urban in love with technology, the laptop, money—and the surprising violence of battle in Spain. With surprising ability Stella Tillyard explores not just the consequences of conflict at the males on the entrance but in addition the freedoms it bargains the ladies left in the back of. As Harriet befriends the older and protecting Kitty, woman Wellington, her existence starts off to alter in unforeseen methods. in the meantime, James is seduced by way of the violence of conflict, after which by way of love in Seville.
As the unconventional strikes among struggle and peace, Spain and London, its huge solid of characters contains the serial adulterer and struggle hero the Duke of Wellington, and the émigrés Nathan Rothschild and Frederic Winsor who will herald the longer term, making a global brightly lit via gaslight the place credits and monetary hypothesis rule. even if describing the day-by-day lives and wishes of sturdy girl characters or the horror of conflict, Tides of War is decided to be the fiction debut of the year.