3/23/18: Today’s List of Free E-Books to Read Right Now!

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Free romance novels! Free fantasy and science fiction books. Free mysteries, thrillers, and suspense reads. Free horror! Well, you get the picture!

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Featured Books:

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If you’re not a Kindle Unlimited subscriber, check out the free trial by clicking here! New subscribers get thirty days free, and you can cancel at any time. With Kindle Unlimited, you can read an unlimited amount of books in this program.



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Looking for inspiration? Treat yourself to this highly-praised Greek myth fantasy that will transport you to Greece with its vivid descriptions and intrigue you with its dark secrets. The perfect HEA will leave you feeling on top of the world!

“A stunning masterpiece . . . so well-written that I couldn’t put it down.”
~Readers’ Favorite

“A rare gem.” ~Fantasy & Scifi Network

Phevos, an ancient Greek, remembers very little from his childhood. What’s more, his mysterious father never explained how his mother disappeared years ago. When Phevos turns twenty, his father sends him on a time-traveling journey to modern-day Athens without telling him the reason. There, Phevos finds new friends, romantic love, and a trail of clues that lead to shocking revelations. Excited, he continues to unravel his family’s mysteries and soon realizes his father has set up an ingenious plan so their family can be whole again. This plan involves two Olympian gods and a war that’s been raging between them seemingly forever. One of the gods is out to help Phevos, the other, to destroy him. Will he escape the mortal danger and manage to fulfill his destiny?

The Necklace of Goddess Athena is a fascinating story about the importance of faith when all hope is lost. With its mystery, sweet romance, humor, and touches of drama, this family-friendly fantasy will take you on an unforgettable ride. Scroll up now to download it and get inspired!


Some say the book was written by the wisest man who ever lived. Some say it is a collection of all the mystical knowledge of the ancient world, including the power to summon and control demons. And some say that it’s a myth.

Linguist Dr. Madelyn Simms is asked by the Smithie & Sloane Archeological Foundation to find out if the mythical Key of Solomon actually exists when she travels to Egypt to translate a manuscript recovered from the original Library of Alexandria. Those who believe want the Key badly, enough to put her life in danger.

At the same time, investigative reporter Ezra Huddleston, the special man in her life, is going places and doing things he shouldn’t. Such as investigating why college girls are disappearing in Austin and snooping around a mansion that has a lot to do with witchcraft. Could there be a tie between Egypt and Texas? And why do the hunting trophies on the wall keep looking at him? Did one of them just move?

The Key of Solomon is more than a book about translating 2,000-year-old manuscripts in the middle of a religious war. It’s more than a book about witchcraft. It’s about the power of God and how we underestimate God’s power and His willingness to work miracles in our lives.


Teddy T. Tortoise is always happy to meet new friends. Join him on a bright and colorful adventure through the rainforest where he meets a chameleon. Together they meet new friends: a big heart butterfly, gorilla, mandrill, and flamingos. See other beautiful wild animals like a toucan, elephant, giraffe, okapi, panther, owl, and chimpanzee along the way. Then join them in a game of hide-and-seek.
Count all the hearts you find on the animals.
Every book has a letter from Teddy T. Tortoise to the reader.


Join Teddy T. Tortoise, the famed tortoise who raced the hare, on another adventure as he vacations at the beach and meets a group of sea turtles. But one of his new buddies finds it hard to accept Teddy because he’s different!

However, Teddy is gentle, kind, and accepts everyone as they are. Can he convince his new sea turtle friend that it’s okay to be different—and that we should celebrate and accept those differences?

The Tortoise Meets the Sea Turtles teaches young children that even if someone is different from us, that doesn’t mean we can’t be friends in spite of those differences.


A life lesson: Be friends and help each other.


A sickly man seeks recovery in a seaside cottage.

A temple slave tends a man due to be sacrificed.

A soldier releases a genie.

In seven fantasy short stories and novellas, men find passion with other men in the most unexpected places, and even the gravest circumstances may open the door to hope and love.

This anthology includes two brand-new short stories. In “The Sacrifice,” Rylo is a temple slave tasked with comforting a man who is scheduled to be killed in the morning. In “Chasing Away Cold,” Daku builds an ice sculpture of the god Jarli in order to ensure the end of winter. The collection also includes three novellas and two additional short stories, gathered for the first time in a single volume. “Treasure” introduces Jules, a young man who travels to the quirky seaside town of Urchin Cove to regain his health—and finds an unexpected treasure washed up on the beach. Xolani, a soldier in “Three Wishes,” picks up a small glass bottle and unleashes a surprise. Another soldier, Volos in “Guarded,” will risk everything to save Prince Berhanu. In the sequel, “Mato’s Tale,” an unassuming innkeeper gets a chance for adventure. And in “The Downs,” Enitan is unjustly banished and comes to discover that the demons he must face aren’t the ones he expected.

Join Kim Fielding on journeys through imagined worlds where magic is commonplace and romance lies just around the next bend. All royalties from the sale of this book will be donated to Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontiers.


Once upon a time, in an alleyway in the slums of the City Of Lockes, a young and somewhat lonely boy named Sam Haversford turns a group of teenage douchebags into stone completely by accident.

Of course, this catches the attention of a higher power, and Sam’s pulled from the only world he knows to become an apprentice to the King’s Wizard, Morgan of Shadows.

When Sam’s fourteen, he enters the Dark Woods and returns with Gary, the hornless gay unicorn, and a half-giant named Tiggy, earning the moniker Sam of Wilds.

At fifteen, Sam learns what love truly is when a new knight arrives at the castle—Knight Ryan Foxheart, the dreamiest dream to have ever been dreamed.

Naturally, it all goes to hell when Ryan dates the reprehensible Prince Justin, Sam can’t control his magic, a sexually aggressive dragon kidnaps the prince, and the King sends them on an epic quest to save Ryan’s boyfriend, all while Sam falls more in love with someone he can never have.

Or so he thinks.


Rachel’s only son, two-year-old Micah, is slaughtered by Roman soldiers searching for the prophesied Messiah, sending her life on a trajectory of angry bitterness and further devastation.

Titus, a Roman soldier, harbors a terrible secret and would do anything to rid himself of the guilt he carries. But when circumstances force him to revisit the place of his treacherous deed he can’t reveal the truth.

Unexpectedly thrown together, Rachel and Titus both seek peace, but finding it with each other isn’t enough. Only an encounter with Jesus can force them to face the trauma of their past.

Will Titus release the burden he’s concealed? And what will it take for Rachel to forgive the Forgiver and find life again?

*Due to some intense scenes, this book is recommended for readers age 16 or older. Parental discretion is advised.


Content Note: This is a 15,000 words novella—The perfect length for an evening read.
For a limited time, this book also includes extra bonus stories for your enjoyment!

I have to help my little brother. I have to brave the monsters. But the monsters are looking for me…

I live in a small town, and I’ve never gone past the bubble that protects us from the evil beyond. Something happened to our world, something horrible. We all know the bubble protects us from the demons outside.
But when the Black Cough ravages our town, threatening the lives of many people, including my little brother, I know I have to risk everything to help him. We don’t have the herbs that can cure the disease in the barrier. I have to go Beyond, and hope that I find the plants there.
But I’m watched by two groups of demons. And one group has an interest in me. An interest for me to unlock any magic potential in my veins… which apparently lies between my legs.
I’m prepared to do so… as long as I can save my brother.

This is a stand-alone story with a HEA, so no cliff-hangers! This story contains explicit love scenes and is intended for 18+ readers only.


Ever since its earliest days, the small English village of Heargton has been steeped in the occult. Tales of witchcraft and paranormal activity have been part of the local folklore for generations. Some people blame the lay lines that intersect at the very centre of the village, others blame a terrible curse.

700 years on, Heargton Village still holds dark secrets, and when one of the village girls falls victim to a terrible ritual killing, old superstitions resurface.

At the heart of these whispers are the Meadowsweet sisters. All beautiful, all charming, all eccentric, but it is the middle daughter, seventeen-year-old Fox, who captures the imagination of American newcomer Jeremiah Chase; a New York deviant sent to live with his Aunt in the Chase ancestral home of Coldstone House. A place that has its own grisly history.

But, as Jeremiah discovers the history of the Meadowsweet Sisters, the Chase family history is also unearthed, leading Jeremiah to understand that good and evil are not always on opposing sides.

A tale of witchcraft, demons and ghosts, blending traditional English folklore with the American Gothic.


I know a piece of fine art when I see one.
That’s why I’m drawn to Carter.
His seductive gaze and stunning physique have been rendered in exquisite detail.
The stress of my new job as head curator for a leading museum has me aching for relief.
When I lock eyes with Carter on the dance floor, I know he’ll get the job done.
I take him back to my apartment for one wild, unforgettable night.
But, come Monday morning, Carter’s still under me… working under me as my new assistant.

Life hasn’t been kind to me. I’ve loved and I’ve lost.
Now my daughter and my art are the most important things in my life.
Until I meet Leticia at my best friend’s bachelor party.
She’s a masterpiece of strength, beauty, wit, and grace. She’s also my new boss.
I know that I should stay away, but my body betrays me every time I look at her.
She thinks she can resist my charms.
I’ll show her who’s boss.
But is there enough room in her heart for me and my daughter?

This is a full length standalone romance novel with a happily ever after (HEA), no cliffhanger and no cheating.


A standalone romance by USA Today bestselling author JJ Knight

I’ve been in love with a billionaire since the day I was born.
Does that sound crazy?

I’m the illegitimate daughter of the full-time dance instructor on the Claremont estate. The Claremonts have two sons, Bennett and Quinn.

Quinn was my friend from the beginning. Easygoing and fun.

Bennett, was, well, Bennett. Studious. Serious. It was always obvious who would take over the family business.

When I left for dance school, my heart stayed behind with Quinn. It didn’t matter. By then, he was the definition of a playboy billionaire. Sexy. Irresistible. A girl a week.

He always thought of me as a friend, which I tried to be.
But I still loved him.

I decided that when I came back from New York, I would be somebody. An accomplished ballerina. Successful. Adored.

And he would love me at last.

What I didn’t count on when I returned, though, is that both Quinn and his brother would still be living at the estate.

And that they would both be ready to fight.

For me.


The Billionaire is a standalone romance.
It is also a prequel to the BLITZED series, where we meet a new couple who are helped by the Claremonts. Look for the first BLITZED book, The Stranger, to see where this couple is in five years!


A wounded war hero and a determined wallflower…

After five seasons as a wallflower, Lettie Fairchild is resigned to spinsterhood. Mostly. Determined to claim more meaning for her life than seeing her younger sisters married, she seeks a purpose. She finds what she’s looking for when she happens upon a book describing seven curses that plague London.

Nathaniel Hawke is attempting to adjust to civilian life after retiring from the military, but his injured leg and memories of his time in the service prevent an easy transition. On his long walks during London’s darkest hours, Nathaniel is appalled by what he sees taking place on the dirty streets and alleyways. He is determined to take action. Coming upon a proper, if rebellious, lady in the desolate area both intrigues and frustrates him.

Nathaniel’s disregard for his personal safety infuriates Lettie even as her heart is touched by his determination to aid the city’s neglected children.

As the two wounded souls stumble upon each other time and again in slums and ballrooms, they realize they fight a common cause–and share an unbridled passion.

Will the curse they fight be their downfall? Or will love win the day?

Enjoy the first full-length story in The Seven Curses of London series now!


Detective Jordan Delany is back and contemplating her most challenging mission to date—moving in with Tyler McGee.
After receiving commendations for their last successful drug bust, Jordan and Ty are planning a vacation.
Or are they?
Jordan allows Ty to keep their destination a surprise. But instead of whisking her away to a warm Caribbean beach, as her not-so-subtle hints alluded to, he detours to an old estate that he has loved since childhood and asks her to move in with him.
Sparks fly when Jordan is blindsided by Ty’s proposal. He wants to buy the aging horse ranch, start renovations, and begin a life with Jordan. But can Jordan overcome her deepest insecurities and commit to living with Ty? And if so, will she be able to navigate the one other minor hitch: the spirit inside the house who is determined to show Jordan the home’s deadliest secret?


“This is what’s going to happen. You’re going to run, and I’m going to chase you.”

I’ve spent a lifetime hunting her, years of frustration, near misses and lost chances. Now I have her. Alone, cornered, and desperate.

There will be no escape for her this time. Nowhere to run, nowhere to hide. She’s finally mine.

I just hope I can save her.

I have no memory of my past life. Not even a name. All that remains is an aching sadness when I see the spot on my finger where a ring used to be.

Now I’m not even human, if I ever was. I sleep like the dead through the day, and at night hunger drives me to hunt and kill. My prey are the worst humanity has to offer, but who is the real monster, when I slaughter them like animals for their blood?

Until him.

Now I’m the hunted.

He’s stronger, faster, I see my own hunger reflected in his eyes…

…and he knows who I am.


3/21/18: Today’s List of Free E-Books to Read Right Now!

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Free romance novels! Free fantasy and science fiction books. Free mysteries, thrillers, and suspense reads. Well, you get the picture!

Readers, read through the entire post below for featured books, free e-books for Kindle, discounted books (in our featured books’ section), and author interviews! Once you’re done, share this list with your friends and followers on Facebook and Twitter so they can get some free books to read too. You can find the list of freebies at the bottom of the page. Authors, have a book you would like to promote? Click here.

Featured Books:

See these first!

Click on the links below to go directly to the spotlight page to read excerpts, author interview questions and answers, and more! Several of these are on sale, so don’t miss out on these featured books from both Indie and traditionally published authors! In addition, many of these are enrolled into the Kindle Unlimited program. After checking out our featured books, scroll down for the free books’ list.

If you’re not a Kindle Unlimited subscriber, check out the free trial by clicking here! New subscribers get thirty days free, and you can cancel at any time. With Kindle Unlimited, you can read an unlimited amount of books in this program.



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Free Books!

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22 Authors. 22 Undead worlds. 1 Great Book.
Do you dare?

Alone Together by David Simpson
What do you do when there is nowhere left to run?

Gone Fishin’ by Justin Robinson
When the dead rise, the living become the monsters.

The Festival by Christopher Mahood
A city on lockdown as a nation awaits bloodshed, let the festival begin.

Jimmy by Arthur Mongelli
Decades of meddling with the food we eat brings about the zombie apocalypse, ordinary people struggle to survive.

The Fort by Michael Whitehead
When sanctuary becomes a prison, all you can do is fight.

Adam by Sylvester Barzey
Some families aren’t worth dying for.

A Peaceful Town by Jeremy Dyson
He promised to keep her safe from the dead, but no place is safe anymore.

The Undead Pool: The Zombie Night by Derek Ailes
Superheroes battle the living dead in the ultimate spoof of the comic book universe.

Zombie Exterminators by Grivante
Two brothers saving the world one job at a time!

The Horror at Roswell Mills by Michael Peirce
When the newly formed Combined Ops South took a long look at her vigilante operations, ‘Captain Alice’ was quickly invited to integrate her ‘Posse’ with the State Defense Forces.

Before Safe Haven: Losing the Battle by Christopher Artinian
There is no greater weapon than the will to fight for the ones you love.

On the Rocks by E.E. Isherwood

Morning of The Living Dead by Mark Cusco Ailes
Creating zombies for a theme park isn’t an awesome idea when the zombies escape from the Zombie Park.

Defenseless: A Story of Death & Decay by R. L. Blalock
As the zombies rise, 6-year-old Dylan must face a frightening new world alone.

To the Hills by T. D. Ricketts
A real live zombie apocalypse!

When I Grow Up, I Won’t Be by Brea Behn
What if you knew you’d never make it to 18?

Fallen by Jessica Gomez
Shh… don’t make a sound.

Brain Waves by Julien Saindon
Better living through dead electronics.

Damaged Goods by Samie Sands
There’s only one rule: don’t get bit!

Avery by Valerie Lioudis
Trapped in a world with the undead, Avery looks to control it by filling her space with treasures, leading her to risk her life for useless garbage.

In the Beginning, God by Charles Ingersoll
God made Man. Man made monsters.

Evacuation by Adrienne Lecter
When the world is about to end, one man has to bring home the bacon.


A gripping psychological thriller with shocking twists
In the bitter cold of a Canadian winter, seven university freshmen vanish without a trace. Soon afterwards, police discover a ghastly crime scene—the victim is frozen solid and his eyes are missing, replaced with black stones. A week later, they find a second frozen statue at an identical crime scene.

Toronto PI Samantha McNamara suspects a copycat is mimicking Incubus, the serial killer who brutally murdered her sister three years earlier. And when Incubus writes to her from a maximum-security prison, Sam is certain that the psychopath holds the key to saving the remaining students.

But as the hunt for the young men intensifies, Sam is unwittingly lured into a lethal trap, intricately planned to destroy her. Haunted by the signature white lily that Incubus tattooed on all of his victims, Sam grows obsessed with uncovering the meaning behind the flower. Her partner and fiancé, former police Inspector Reece Hash, watches helplessly as Sam rushes headlong into destruction. With time running out for his fiancée and the abducted students, Reece must unravel a psychopath’s twisted game. And do it before the serial killer poses his next work of art.

Five young men wait in terror. Which will be the next frozen statue?


Worlds collide …
Amelia Greyson, author of The O Factor, has been thrust into the fast-paced life of the music industry as the author commissioned to write the story of Bastards and Dangerous, a famous rock band with sexy twin brothers at the helm. Unbeknownst to them, she’s been here before; it’s not her first rodeo.
Two guys, one girl …
Sawyer and Noah Weston, front men for BAD, have an awful habit of falling for the same girl. When Mel enters their lives, they are spellbound, both vying for her attention. Noah wears his heart on his sleeve, but Sawyer is a master at hiding his feelings–or so he thinks.
All’s fair in love and war …
Between Noah and Sawyer competing for Amelia’s affection, the stalker set on ruining her life, and turmoil affecting the group as a whole, Amelia is forced to make difficult decisions. Will she throw caution to the wind and give in to the magnetic pull Sawyer has on her, or will Amelia release the demons of her past and allow Noah to own her heart?

This box set contains Just an Illusion–Side A and Just and Illusion–The B Side.

*Mature Content- This book contains situations not intended for persons under the age of 18. Including, but not limited to – sex, cursing, alcohol and/or drug use, and possible triggers.*


Video games don’t prepare you to fight dragons!
100+ five-star reviews. Experience it for yourself!

Andy Smithson just found out how much the zap of a wizard’s curse can sting. But after an epically bad day, he finds wizards are the least of his problems.

An otherworldly force draws him to a medieval world where fire-breathing dragons, deranged pixies, and vengeful spirits are the way of things. Trading his controller for a sword of legend, Andy embarks upon an epic quest to break a centuries-old curse oppressing the land. It isn’t chance that plunges him into the adventure though, for he soon discovers ancestors his parents have kept hidden from him are behind the curse.

Blast of the Dragon’s Fury is a coming-of-age, epic fantasy adventure featuring fast-paced action, sword fights, laugh-out-loud humor, with a few life lessons thrown in.


“Echo of Heartbreak, A Recipe for Life” is a short story written in the form of a letter from a very ill mother to her unborn daughter, telling her the incidents surrounding her birth, giving her advice on life, and leaving her the best of her family recipes.


A Dark Comedy with twists and turns!

The world is lying to you. Is that news? It must be very upsetting.

Richard Fitcher found it upsetting.

He’s a witch hunter who doesn’t believe in witches, and tonight he’s taking a reporter and her cameraman on a witch hunt. He’s all ready to jazz it up with spooky noises and a gimmicky magic ritual that locates witches. People like that kind of crap, right? But there’s a problem.

It worked this time.

So now Richard is forced to call up old knowledge and power he didn’t believe to be real, challenging things that crawled out of the pit, if he has any hope of surviving the night. But this loser might actually find some value—the pit does have a tendency to shave off your uneven edges—if it doesn’t kill you.

Either way, it’s a lovely night for a witching.


Cleo Anderson’s people skills are hesitant and her life broken, yet she is determined to leave her past behind. Alone is good and she is finding her way. Drawn to a fish camp in the wilds of the Okefenokee Swamp, she parks her Play-Mor where gators yawn, bears slumber, and snakes slither. The camp pace is slow, the owner kind, and the people friendly. Cleo encounters Fletcher Freemont Maitland and his goddaughter, eleven year-old Katie. Cleo didn’t know her life was about to unravel yet again, her heart would shatter, and that Fletcher Maitland would help her mend. But Cleo is about to find these things out the hard way. Both Fletcher and Katie will change her life and if Cleo does not learn to accept that life is bountiful and fate imperfect, she will lose both forever.


Haley Donahue’s husband has been missing in action for more than a year, a year of waiting and pain as she watches other soldiers return home to their families. Determined to build a better life for her toddler, Ryan, Haley relocates to Nashville and takes a job as nanny to a little girl learning to live without her mother.

Ethan Richardson knows Haley will be gone in a heartbeat if her Air Force husband returns, and as a man whose daughter has already been abandoned by one woman, that’s not a thought he likes. But his daughter forms an instant bond with her new nanny, whose own grief and feelings of abandonment offer an understanding that his daughter needs, and so he welcomes Haley to his family.

When Ethan begins to form the same bond, not just with Haley but with her son Ryan, visions of becoming a real family compel him to reach out to an old friend. Wanting to help Haley move on with her life and find the closure she needs, Ethan asks his friend at the Pentagon to investigate her husband’s disappearance.

But is Haley ready to know? And are either of them ready for what happens next?


Micah Preston is Hollywood’s #1 sex symbol.

A rich and famous actor who has sworn off any serious relationships, the playboy is the media’s favorite bachelor.

But he wasn’t anybody when Maddie Bauer met him seven years ago. Then he was just the hot guy at the party who gave her an amazing orgasm and never called her again.

Now her job as a camera assistant has landed her on the set of his latest movie, and despite her vow to ignore his charm, she finds him pulling her focus.

She just has to make it through the shoot without landing in his bed. But when the legendary bad boy sets his sights on her, how can she possibly resist?

The book was previously published under the title Take Two.


MC Romantic Comedy

My club brothers call me Boy Scout. Hell, if I ain’t an enforcer with a heart of gold. I avoid women, knowing they’re trouble, and I don’t take chances anymore. My hands stay clean when they’re not covered in blood for the club. My life is downright dull until I meet Justice Sheerer and realize I haven’t been really living.

The bubbly blonde has a motor mouth and confidence to spare. As the daughter of my mentor, she should be off limits in Tumbling Rock. Except Justice refuses to follow the town’s rules, and now I’m breaking them too.

No more Mister Nice Guy. Justice is mine for the taking and no one will stand in my way. Not even the guy in the mirror.

Black Sheep contains graphic sexual content, violent situations, and harsh language, the book is only appropriate for adult readers age 18+.


2015 Readers’ Favorite Gold Medal Winner for YA Mystery

2015 RONE Award Finalist for YA Paranormal

2015 New Apple Top Medalist for Young Adult Ebook

Chosen as one of 400 for the second round of the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award for 2014!!!

Rising Tide will sink its fangs into you, keeping you awake into the wee hours of the night

Could Maura’s life get any worse? …turns out it most certainly can.

Isolated and sheltered by her lonely mother, Maura’s never been able to make friends. She seems to drive her classmates away—except for the odd times they pay enough attention to torture her—but she doesn’t understand why. Maura considers herself to be a freak of nature, with her unusually pale skin and an aversion to the sun that renders her violently nauseous. Her belief is only worsened by the fact that almost everyone around her keeps their distance.

Even her own father deserted her before she was born, leaving Maura alone with her emotionally distant mother, Caelyn. Even though Maura is desperate for answers about her unknown parent, Caelyn remains heartbroken and her daughter can’t bring herself to reopen her mother’s wounds. Or is there a more sinister reason Caelyn refuses to utter a word about her long-lost love?

When a cruel prank nearly claims Maura’s life, one of her classmates, Ron, rushes to her rescue. Darkly handsome & mysteriously accepting, Ron doesn’t seem to want to stay away, but Maura is reluctant to get too close, since her mother has announced she’s moving the two of them to Vancouver…nearly 3,000 miles away from their hometown of Indiana, Pennsylvania.

If life wasn’t already challenging enough, Maura begins to experience bizarre, physical changes her mother seems hell bent on ignoring, compelling Maura to fear for her own life. Vicious nightmares, blood cravings, failing health and the heart-shattering loss of Ron—as well as the discovery of a tangled web of her own mother’s lies—become obstacles in Maura’s desperate quest for the unfathomable truth she was never prepared to uncover.


This is No. 2 in The Val & Kit Mystery Series. When Kit suspects Larry of having an affair with one of his employees, Susan Reed, she enlists Val’s help in uncovering the truth. The morning after a little stalking expedition by the lifelong friends, Val reads in the newspaper that Susan Reed was found shot to death in her apartment the night before, right around the time Kit was so certain Larry and Susan were together. Were they having an affair? And did Larry murder her? The police, in the form of dishy Detective Dennis Culotta, conduct the investigation into Susan’s murder, hampered at times by Val and Kit’s insistent attempts to discover whether Larry is guilty of infidelity and/or murder. As the investigation heats up, so does Val’s relationship with Detective Culotta.


Bobby Beckerson was the American All-Star hockey player–he was the spitting image of perfection to his family. Goofy, sweet and undeniably gorgeous, he had everything but the one girl he wanted: River Ahlers.
River Ahlers is successful in everything but love. She’s been in love with Adam Beckerson since they were kids. Worst of all she’s stuck right in the middle of the brothers dueling over everything and anything, and she doesn’t even know she’s the ultimate prize.
Adam Beckerson was a boy with a guitar, a smile that sunk girls’ hearts and a stone wall around his own. He was anything but perfect, and no matter how hard he tried he was nothing compared to Bobby. Sweet, damaged, with boyish good-looks, nobody thought Adam loved anyone but himself.
Bobby loved River, River loved Adam and Adam only loved himself–or so everyone thought. Then one night everything changes, and as it threatens to destroy everyone involved a tragedy strikes that will break them all…
Fans of Sincerely, Carter by Whitney G. and Wish You Were Mine by Tara Sivec will fall in love with the flawed characters in this sweet new adult contemporary romance series.


When Brian comes home to find his sister’s house-mate Amanda at his pool, he is surprised at first. But Amanda’s pointed reminders of the previous weekend when he wasn’t completely sober bring the situation into better focus. Never would he have imagined what happens next. Being the same age as his sister, Amanda was much too young for him. Amanda has her own ideas and puts them into action. They both end up satisfied she did.

And it looks like it could happen again…

Publisher’s note: This story contains explicit descriptions of sex (MF, older man, younger woman).


9+ Must Read Gothic Fiction Books

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nine must read gothic fiction books

Gothic fiction books are so hard to resist! Below you will find some of our favorites. These books contain suspense, intrigue, and a little bit of horror mixed in with some romance. You can expect to find some supernatural or paranormal elements in these plots, and our favorite time to read these chillers is late at night.

What about you?


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Desperate for work, Fiona McIntyre is glad to go to the West Indies as governess of her young cousin. But she will not find peace at Landfall, the great house set among the sugar-cane plantations.



Here are the confessions of a vampire. Hypnotic, shocking, and chillingly erotic, this is a novel of mesmerizing beauty and astonishing force—a story of danger and flight, of love and loss, of suspense and resolution, and of the extraordinary power of the senses. It is a novel only Anne Rice could write.



Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again…

Working as a lady’s companion, the heroine of Rebecca learns her place. Her future looks bleak until, on a trip to the South of France, she meets Max de Winter, a handsome widower whose sudden proposal of marriage takes her by surprise. She accepts, but whisked from glamorous Monte Carlo to the ominous and brooding Manderley, the new Mrs de Winter finds Max a changed man. And the memory of his dead wife Rebecca is forever kept alive by the forbidding housekeeper, Mrs Danvers…

Not since Jane Eyre has a heroine faced such difficulty with the Other Woman. An international bestseller that has never gone out of print, Rebecca is the haunting story of a young girl consumed by love and the struggle to find her identity.



Mount Mellyn stood as proud and magnificent as she had envisioned…But what about its master–Connan TreMellyn? Was Martha Leigh’s new employer as romantic as his name sounded? As she approached the sprawling mansion towering above the cliffs of Cornwall, an odd chill of apprehension overcame her. TreMellyn’s young daugher, Alvean, proved as spoiled and difficult as the three governesses before Martha had discovered. But it was the girl’s father whose cool, arrogant demeanor unleashed unfamiliar sensations and turmoil–even as whispers of past tragedy and present danger begin to insinuate themselves into Martha’s life. Powerless against her growing desire for the enigmatic Connan, she is drawn deeper into family secrets–as passion overpowers reason, sending her head and heart spinning. But though evil lurks in the shadows, so does love–and the freedom to find a golden promise forever…



According to ancient Black Forest legend, on the Night of the Seventh Moon, Loke, the God of Mischief, is at large in the world. It is a night for festivity and joyful celebration. It is a night for singing and dancing. And it is a night for love.

Helena Trant was enchanted by everything she found in the Black Forest — especially its legends. But then, on the Night of the Seventh Moon, she started to live one of them, and the enchantment turned suddenly into a terrifying nightmare . . .



Lucy Cartwright placed her life and future into the hands of the dashing Baron Clare, despite the rumors of his dark, unsavory past. Trusting his kind words and gentle manner, she agreed to be his wife and followed the enigmatic lord to Greygallows, his sprawling country estate. But mystery, deception, betrayal, and danger surround the magnificent manor—a ghostly secret charges the atmosphere and terror reigns in its shadowed hallways. Lucy entered Greygallows willingly . . . and now she may never leave.



A major Lifetime movie event—the novel that captured the world’s imagination and earned V.C. Andrews a fiercely devoted fanbase. Book One of the Dollanganger Family series.

At the top of the stairs there are four secrets hidden. Blond, beautiful, innocent, and struggling to stay alive…

They were a perfect family, golden and carefree—until a heartbreaking tragedy shattered their happiness. Now, for the sake of an inheritance that will ensure their future, the children must be hidden away out of sight, as if they never existed. Kept on the top floor of their grandmother’s vast mansion, their loving mother assures them it will be just for a little while. But as brutal days swell into agonizing months and years, Cathy, Chris, and twins Cory and Carrie realize their survival is at the mercy of their cruel and superstitious grandmother…and this cramped and helpless world may be the only one they ever know.

Book One of the Dollanganger series, followed by Petals in the Wind, If There be Thorns, Seeds of Yesterday, and Garden of Shadows.



First published in French as a serial in 1909, “The Phantom of the Opera” is a riveting story that revolves around the young, Swedish Christine Daaé. Her father, a famous musician, dies, and she is raised in the Paris Opera House with his dying promise of a protective angel of music to guide her. After a time at the opera house, she begins hearing a voice, who eventually teaches her how to sing beautifully. All goes well until Christine’s childhood friend Raoul comes to visit his parents, who are patrons of the opera, and he sees Christine when she begins successfully singing on the stage. The voice, who is the deformed, murderous ‘ghost’ of the opera house named Erik, however, grows violent in his terrible jealousy, until Christine suddenly disappears. The phantom is in love, but it can only spell disaster. Leroux’s work, with characters ranging from the spoiled prima donna Carlotta to the mysterious Persian from Erik’s past, has been immortalized by memorable adaptations. Despite this, it remains a remarkable piece of Gothic horror literature in and of itself, deeper and darker than any version that follows.


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First published in 1959, Shirley Jackson’s The Haunting of Hill House has been hailed as a perfect work of unnerving terror. It is the story of four seekers who arrive at a notoriously unfriendly pile called Hill House: Dr. Montague, an occult scholar looking for solid evidence of a “haunting”; Theodora, his lighthearted assistant; Eleanor, a friendless, fragile young woman well acquainted with poltergeists; and Luke, the future heir of Hill House. At first, their stay seems destined to be merely a spooky encounter with inexplicable phenomena. But Hill House is gathering its powers—and soon it will choose one of them to make its own.



Elizabeth Gaskell’s chilling Gothic tales blend the real and the supernatural to eerie, compelling effect. ‘Disappearances’, inspired by local legends of mysterious vanishings, mixes gossip and fact; ‘Lois the Witch’, a novella based on an account of the Salem witch hunts, shows how sexual desire and jealousy lead to hysteria; while in ‘The Old Nurse’s Story’ a mysterious child roams the freezing Northumberland moors. Whether darkly surreal, such as ‘The Poor Clare’, where an evil doppelgänger is formed by a woman’s bitter curse, or mischievous like ‘Curious, if True’, a playful reworking of fairy tales, all the stories in this volume form a stark contrast to the social realism of Gaskell’s novels, revealing a darker and more unsettling style of writing.



The last of an ancient Cornish clan, Carla Tregellas has inherited her historic ancestral home: a massive mansion looming high up on the jagged cliffs of Cornwall. From the moment Carla takes possession of the grand manor she feels right at home, warmly welcomed by everyone—except the strange and secretive housekeeper, Mrs. Pendennis, who warns the new owner of the tragic, inevitable fate that will surely befall her if she does not depart at once. But Carla cannot leave, for the unseen bonds of a dark family curse are beginning to tighten . . . and a demon lover waits.


Get Your Ex Back By Using The Law of Attraction: 5+ Books and Success Stories To Teach You How To

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Has your boyfriend ended it, and you want to try to win him back? Have  you tried everything to get your ex back and you feel nothing is working?

It might be time to try to get your ex back by using the law of attraction.

The Internet is filled with success stories of people who have reconciled with their ex’s with the law of attraction. With the LOA, you’re basically bypassing everything earthly and going straight to a higher source.

Some people call it the universe, while others call it God. By using the LOA, no longer are you calling or texting your ex daily, stalking him on Facebook, or sending long (pain-filled) letters in the hopes of getting a response. Instead, you are believing you’ve already got him (or her) back, and you’re sending out a positive message of gratitude to the universe.

There is something very positive and encouraging about putting your efforts into showing gratitude and faith, rather than believing that you and you alone can fix it. With the law of attraction, negative thoughts are a no-no. It doesn’t matter if your ex is hundreds of miles away, with someone else, or can’t stand the sight of you. By using the law of attraction, you’re believing that by faith all of those negatives are corrected. You’re  basically receiving the blessing of a full and happy relationship with your ex.  You’re just waiting for it to manifest.

The law of attraction isn’t just to get your ex back. You can use the law of attraction in any area of your life. Some people use LOA to manifest more money, better business, vacations, travel, new opportunities, to heal broken relationships, and a lot more.

If you want to try this out, people suggest doing it for thirty days. For thirty days, you’re not going to worry about the negatives. You’re not going to worry about the situation as you see it with your own two eyes. Instead, you’re going to bypass all of this and jump to the finish line by being believing that you have this person back (or your financial situation has improved, your relationship is healed, your vacation is scheduled, etc). During the thirty days, you want  to constantly show gratitude out loud and to the universe for what you are waiting to manifest.

The books below will give you detailed explanations on how to get your ex back with the law of attraction. The authors also share their success stories and give you examples of how to implement the LOA into your own life. If  you have Kindle Unlimited, some of these you will be able to read for free. If you don’t have Kindle Unlimited, click here to sign up for your free trial. Amazon gives you a free month (if you’re new to the subscription) to try it out, and you can cancel at anytime.

The Secret by Rhonda Byrne

The tenth-anniversary edition of the book that changed lives in profound ways, now with a new foreword and afterword.

In 2006, a groundbreaking feature-length film revealed the great mystery of the universe—The Secret—and, later that year, Rhonda Byrne followed with a book that became a worldwide bestseller.

Fragments of a Great Secret have been found in the oral traditions, in literature, in religions and philosophies throughout the centuries. For the first time, all the pieces of The Secret come together in an incredible revelation that will be life-transforming for all who experience it.

In this book, you’ll learn how to use The Secret in every aspect of your life—money, health, relationships, happiness, and in every interaction you have in the world. You’ll begin to understand the hidden, untapped power that’s within you, and this revelation can bring joy to every aspect of your life.

The Secret contains wisdom from modern-day teachers—men and women who have used it to achieve health, wealth, and happiness. By applying the knowledge of The Secret, they bring to light compelling stories of eradicating disease, acquiring massive wealth, overcoming obstacles, and achieving what many would regard as impossible.


Manifesting Love: How to Use the Law of Attraction to Attract a Specific Person, Get Your Ex Back, and Have the Relationship of Your Dreams


How to Use the Law of Attraction for Love on a Specific Person

You’re Only Moments Away From Manifesting a Relationship with a Specific Person

That’s how long it takes you to start putting together all the strategies in this guide on using the Law of Attraction for a specific person. Learn how to:

Manifest a Relationship that Fulfills Your Every Need and Desire

If you want to make someone love you…

If you want to make someone want to be with you…

If you want to make someone commit to you…

You face loneliness, heartache, and even rejection if you don’t use the Law of Attraction for love. What are people doing to attract a specific person, like you want? As a Law of Attraction expert, I’ve helped people manifest relationships with specific men and women. I use little-known Law of Attraction techniques to help you be a vibrational match to a relationship with a specific person. I show you how to apply these techniques to manifest the relationship you want, making sure you get all of your needs and desires met.

Click on “Look Inside” above to read the full table of contents and Introduction. Here’s just a little of what you’ll discover in this manifesting love guide…

What everyone should know about making visualization work
How to use heart energy for faster results
Eight habits to make you irresistible
Three little words critical to your success

My Guide Shows You How to Apply the Law of Attraction to a Specific Person and Start Being With the One You Love

That means getting clear on what you want, being a vibrational match and using advanced Law of Attraction techniques, like oneness and heart energy, to attract the specific person you want. My step-by-step system works for everyone. You can use it for the man you have a crush on at the local drugstore or for the “one that got away.”

Special Section on Getting Your Ex Back by Using the Law of Attraction to Make Them Want to Be With You

Of course using the Law of Attraction to get your ex back takes more than just visualization and affirmations. You risk losing your ex forever if you don’t apply the Law of Attraction in a certain way. That’s why I give you a simple, step-by-step system you can use to apply the Law of Attraction to get someone back even if they swear things are over and you should move on. For the full table of contents, click the “Look Inside” button at the top left of this page. You’ll learn:

How to make your ex miss you
How to have your ex be the one chasing after you
What you should do when your ex contacts you
How to use the Law of Attraction to turn the break-up to your advantage

And more…

Manifesting love with a specific person has never been easier.


How to Get Your Ex Back in 25 Days

Learn how to effectively reconcile with an ex after a breakup. It doesn’t matter how long it’s been, or how bad things ended. You can change the situation for the better, through using proven Law of Attraction techniques. This will not only better the situation, but also better your life as well! Start living life to the fullest, and get your ex back!


Manifesting Love: Using the Power of “LOA”, “EFT” & a “Love Spell” (FOR WOMEN ONLY Book 5)

#1 BEST SELLING “FOR WOMEN ONLY” books now have powerful guided meditations to supercharge your manifesting and improve every area of your life. My meditations are designed to get you into the “Alpha” state of mind where “magical manifesting” occurs.

This is the only book you will ever need to manifest love! The powerful techniques I share with you are not just secrets of the universe, they are designed to change your life! And, they will do it quickly! If you also use my meditations to improve your self-esteem, boost self-confidence and attract your mate by simply using the power of your mind, you will be a”super” woman. (There is a specific meditation for the “love spell” available only on my website and it is a “must-have” if you choose to use the technique.)

For the FIRST TIME I share amazing techniques with you in one life altering book. You will learn how to use:

– The Law of Attraction
– Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)
– A “Love Spell”

I have taught women from all over the world the techniques I teach you in this book and now they are available in this empowering, life-changing guide. These amazing techniques are designed to change the dynamics of your relationship, attract love and positively affect your love life, and ultimately to change your life!

– Attract your mate with simple, effective, powerful visualization!
– Use amazing technique to clear old emotional wounds!
– Get your “ex” or current mate to think of you constantly!
– Ignite your love life like never before!
– Don’t resort to chasing your man — have him chase you!
– Use a “spell” to completely intrigue and fascinate your love!
– Ignite and control your man’s feelings for you!
– Make anyone attracted to you!
– Attract men like a magnet!

The list is only a brief description of the things these techniques will do to change your love life like never before. I have women write to every day with stories of men literally “coming out of the woodwork” chasing them after they use my techniques and meditations! If you don’t believe me please visit my forum, or other forums for women, and read all of the posts. It’s incredible! Or, just read the reviews on my other books in the “For Women Only” series and you can see the positive, empowering and amazing results my readers have manifested.

Sometimes things that sound too good to be true ARE ACTUALLY TRUE. This is one of those times. I use these techniques every day of my life and I have created wealth, health, happiness and most importantly —- LOVE!!!! I hope you will join me in creating the life you only dreamed about but never thought was possible. Join the sisterhood and manifest love!


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No matter how much work you spend on your career, there’s no escaping the fact that you need to work on your love life, as well.

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Attract Love: How to Find Love & Create a Lasting Relationship Using Law of Attraction can help solve your relationship problems TODAY. You’ll learn how use the powers of the Universe to bring you the happiness you’ve always wanted. You can finally find that perfect someone to change your life for the better!

You will learn:

How the law of attraction is connected to love and relationships

What tools to use when applying the law of attraction to finding love

Techniques like positive affirmations, visualization, and meditation

How to connect better with others

How to get into perfect vibrational harmony

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“Visualization is one of the greatest tools you can use to enhance the effectiveness of the law of attraction in your life. You can move to your desired vibrational frequency through visualization techniques given that these techniques help you to experience the right vibrational displacement into your desired vibrational zone. Envision the kind of life you would be experiencing when you find the kind of love you are looking for. For instance, if you want your family to show love to you and for the members to show love to one another, envision how you would want it to be. This would get you into the vibrational frequency of experiencing love, which means the universe would give you what you want; love.”

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How to Attract Someone Back into Your Life: Master the Law of Attraction to Bring Back Friends, Lovers, and Relationships from Your Past

This book assumes a working knowledge of the Law of Attraction and helps you fine-tune that knowledge so you, too, can bring back that special someone.

Includes the following chapters:

The Draw of the Law of Attraction

Can You Attract Old Lovers Back into Your Life?

Attracting a Relationship with a Specific Person

Taking the Right Action to “Attract Back” Someone Special

The Real Secret to Manifesting Reunions with Old Lovers

Big Tip for Manifesting: Soon Is a Bad Word

The Scatter Effect of Attracting Back

Why There’s No Way in Hell He’s Coming Back Right Now

How to Tell Where the Other Person Is Vibrationally by Looking at Friends

How to Tell Where the Other Person Is Vibrationally by Looking at Situations

Can You Attract Back a Friend or Lover When You’re the One Who’s Changed?

“Plan Be” for Attracting Back a Love You Lost

The Abundance Mindset

“But He’s with Her….”

When-Bombs and How-Bombs Explode the Law of Attraction

When One Door Closes: Make Room for Something Better

Using Contrasts to Bring Back that Loving Feeling

Feeling Absolutely, Totally, and Completely Grateful

The Tipping Point


The Soulmate Secret: Manifest the Love of Your Life with the Law of Attraction

Arielle Ford, the woman who helped launch the careers of Deepak Chopra, Neale Donald Walsch, and Jack Canfield, shows readers how to take control of their romantic destiny in The Soulmate Secret. In this white magic counterpart to Neil Strauss’s Rules of the Game, Ford teaches you to use the laws of attraction to deliver your soulmate to your doorstep! It’s is a step-by-step guide to finding your own happily ever after.


Calling in “The One”: 7 Weeks to Attract the Love of Your Life

Are you frustrated by stymied relationships, missed connections, and the loneliness of the search for someone to spend the rest of your life with? Are you ready, instead, to find “The One”? In Calling in “The One,” Katherine Woodward Thomas shares her own personal experience to show women that in order to find the relationship that will last a lifetime, you have to be truly open and ready to create a loving, committed, romantic union. Calling in “The One” shows you how.

Based on the Law of Attraction, which is the concept that we can only attract what we’re ready to receive, the provocative yet simple seven-week program in Calling in “The One” prepares you to bring forth the love you seek. For each of the 49 days of Thomas’s thoughtful and life-affirming plan, there is a daily lesson, a corresponding practice, and instruction for putting that lesson into action in your life. Meditation, visualization, and journaling exercises will gently lead you to recognize the obstacles on your path to love and provide ways to steer around them. At the end of those 49 days, you will be in the ideal emotional state to go out into the world and find “The One.”

An inspirational approach that offers a radical new philosophy on relationships, Calling in “The One” is your guide to finding the love you seek.


When you’re alone, you want the joy of love. When you’re hurting, your heart needs to heal. When relationships fizzle, you want to bring the passion back. And if you’re courageous, you dream of meeting your soulmate. This magic can take you where you want to go.

Using the sigils in this book, you make contact with seven angels, and they respond with love. You don’t need candles, herbs or anything more than an open mind.

You will discover:

Simple rituals for direct contact with the seven Angels of Love

A working to heal the pain of a breakup

Magic to bring the passion back

A ritual to remove suspicion, doubt and bickering

Two soulmate workings to increase your chances in love

A soulmate ritual to stir up reality and let your soulmate into your life

The final soulmate working, to reach the full potential of love

You now have the chance to heal old wounds, build your passion and fill your loving relationships with trust.

If you are alone, this angelic magic can bring you new love. If you believe in soulmates – if you sense that somebody is missing from your life – this book is for you.


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Being successful using my “secret technique” ONLY requires the following 3 things:
1) Desire
2) Belief
3) Being in the “ALPHA” state.

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This book is like no other book you will read — EVER! It is not a book describing the latest sexual or flirting technique. It certainly doesn’t tell you to change yourself or play silly games. It’s not a flirting technique or a kinky sexual position to attract or keep a man. In fact, there is nothing you need to change about yourself!

It is a book that will empower you and affect every aspect of your life! It is really that powerful!

You will learn a “secret technique” that will change your relationship(s). What if you could……????

* Contact your man any time and any place?
* Change his behavior AND his thoughts?
* Get your “ex” or current mate to think of you constantly?
* Ignite the love between the two of you?
* Send messages to him easily and effortlessly through a “secret technique”?
* Be on his mind constantly?
* Ignite and control his feelings for you?
* Get control of your relationship?
* Make him miss you and want you?
* Attract men like a magnet?

I assure you that this “secret technique” will do all of those things and more!

This book is the Law of Attraction on steroids. No other book will teach you how to control your destiny (and your mate) the way this one will. This “secret technique” is so powerful that I do not want ANY men to ever read this book! Ladies, it is our secret!

I am a woman who loves to empower women in all areas of their lives. I have used my “secret technique” for years and have been successful in every area of my life because of it! I assure you if it didn’t work I wouldn’t make it a daily practice.

While you may be interested ONLY in improving your relationship it will positively impact every area of your life! And, it will begin immediately!

It is never too late, and things are never too bad, to change the outcome! I hope you will agree when you read my book and take a few minutes each day to practice my “secret technique”.

I can’t wait to read your success stories on my forum!

Big hugs, love and power to my “sisters”!


Do you want more thrills and romance? You can get what you want with magick.

If there is somebody you have longed for, the magick in this book can bring that person to you. If you want casual sex with attractive people, the magick here works. If you’re looking for true love, this magick can set the wheels of passion in motion.

This highly sought-after volume is available once more. Damon Brand combines ancient magick with modern ideas, to bring new passion into your life.

You will discover:

Magick to attract the person you desire

A talisman that turns attraction into love

A ritual to create a magnetic aura of seduction

True seduction is the art of attracting the people who will please you most, sexually and emotionally. At its best, seduction is a gift to the one you seduce. This is not a book of coercion or deception, but is based on arousing genuine attraction within the confines of respect and consent.

This book gives you the tools you need to create a powerful magickal energy that attracts romance, love and sex.


Forget The Rules, so what if He’s Just Not That Into You? Love and relationship guru Kathryn Alice tells you everything you need to know about finding your soulmate — and helping your soulmate find you. Love Will Find You is a true antidote to all the strict rules-oriented dating books out there, explaining why every one of the 110 million single Americans have reason to celebrate: Nothing will keep love from you Even if you never leave the house, your soulmate will find you You are never too old, too fat, or too poor for love There is no such thing as rejection, only the wrong fit Hate going out? Does every singles’ event feel like a convention of desperation? Are you stuck in a past “crazy love” relationship you can’t shake? Using the nine love magnets, Kathryn Alice has helped thousands of people to discard their old notions of dating, teaching practical steps to get love, including: healing your perceived “fatal flaws”; decluttering your heart and releasing old loves; sending out a soul call; and banishing the idea that you need to kiss 100 frogs to find your prince(ss).


Remote seduction truly works and I will teach you my “secret technique” that will turn any man you desire into putty in your hands!

With manifesting power like this who needs to waste time texting, calling, creeping or stalking? You can easily and quickly contact your POI anywhere and any time by doing ONE SIMPLE THING that I will teach you in my book. You will not only contact him, but you will make him think of you, miss you and desire you!

In fact, you can drive him insane with thoughts of you and only you! Here are just a few of the things you will learn in this book:

•How to contact your man (or any man) and have him feel it instantly!
•Drive him crazy thinking of you constantly!
•Make his desire for you all consuming!
•Have men at your beck and call!
•Replace thoughts of other women with thoughts of YOU!
•Attract anyone you desire whether you know them or not!
•Not have to change a thing about yourself to get any man you choose!
•Feel sexual chemistry like never before!
•Control your man at a distance or lying in bed next to you — the power is within you!
•Have men coming out of the woodwork for YOU!

There is no other technique ANYWHERE that has the same powerful impact as my “secret technique”. You don’t need to be a beauty queen, have a rockin’ body or a personality that is the life of the party to make a man desire you. All you need is my technique!

Trust me ladies, this book will change the way you interact with men! No game playing, no silly things to remember, no mind games – this technique is simple, direct and useful for the rest of your life. That’s the power of this remote seduction exercise using my “secret technique”.

There are a few chapters that I added because the men I interviewed for the book were so adamant that they were “deal killers” where women were concerned. Take my advice and read them but you don’t need to change your looks, behavior or personality to be successful. My “secret technique” takes care of it!


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Meet Iris. She’s an individual—but, then, who isn’t. She’s a firebrand, a malcontent, a fussy contrarian, a willful non-conformist. She’s the kind of girl who just doesn’t fit in at Rockaway High, though there isn’t much proof that she’s tried.

It’s St. Patrick’s Day, which Iris thinks is stupid—but, then, she thinks a lot of things are stupid. And she ain’t wearin’ green. Not a thread, not a scrap. But when she shares a little moment with the boy she’s had her smiling eyes on, she’ll need the luck of the Irish to win his heart.

Award-winning writer and filmmaker Adam Bertocci has been praised by Entertainment Weekly, USA Today, The New Republic, GQ, The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, Back Stage, Broadway World, E!, Maxim, IGN, Wired, Film Threat and more. In “Kiss Me, I’m Iris”, his first short story for young adults, he finds an unforgettable voice in the hyperactive mind of a teenage girl.


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Inspector Walter Darriteau of Chester police doesn’t believe in coincidences. He is interested, and his doubts are confirmed when another body is discovered.

Maggie O’Brien, propped up on a bench in Delamere forest, dew dripping from her nose, a cobweb stretched from her hat to the arm of the bench, death by carbon monoxide poisoning, yet there is no car to be seen in the damp, gravelly car park.

There is a killer at large. A random killer. A serial killer. A ruthless killer who will seemingly stop at nothing. But why? What is the purpose behind these seemingly unrelated deaths? It’s a race against time. He or she must be stopped before they can kill again.

The Murder Diaries – Seven Times Over, is set in and around the City of Chester.

Walter Darriteau is an adopted Cestrian, he’s nearing retirement, and now his colleague Sergeant Karen Greenwood covets his job, but Walter is not yet ready to end things on a sour note for he knows that this case will define his career. He determines to trap the killer, putting his own life at risk in the process.


When Eden Hall’s long time administrator retires and the boys’ foster home is threatened by possible closure, Ryan Holt steps in as administrator. Growing up next door to Eden Hall rather than inside didn’t keep him from feeling it was a part of him. The job was demanding but lonely until Ryan wins a national award for his work and the Chicago Tribune sends a reporter, TJ McCord, to do a story on his success.

He finds it is more challenging to find success with Taylor than it was with Eden Hall, but just as rewarding.


Smoke and Steam is an anthology of four Steampunk themed novellas, including “Hekatite,” by Karen Garvin; “Wings over Staria,” by JC Rock; “Heart of the Matter,” by Michelle Schad; and “Freedom for a Foster,” by Cathryn Leigh.

Wings Over Staria – Mary Stewart, sole survivor of a shipwreck, finds herself stranded on a string of islands that have kept themselves seperate from the rest of the world. She struggles to fit into a new society while trying to find a way home with the use of brilliant mechanical wings seen nowehere else on the planet.

Hekatite – The Victorian world runs on steam. On Seacombe Island, botanists have discovered the Hekate orchid, a beautiful flower that has a surprise: burning the sap from its seed pods produces more energy than coal. Edward Gray, appointed to supervise the Hekatite fuel refining process, is tasked with producing enough of it to power the airship HMS Nares in England’s bid to win a race to the South Pole. But the ugly truth about Hekatite is that it is also a powerful toxin. Will Edward’s quest be successful? And will he survive the race?

Heart of the Matter – Imagine a world run off steam, and smoke; a world where the supernatural powers have over-ruled the nuclear ones; where science and mysticism meet in an eternal battle for supremacy. Twelve years ago, that battle came to a head, starting World War III with the total destruction of Paris, France. Now, nations are falling, armies crushed beneath the weight of giant automatons or irrevocably mutilated by the supernatural powers that are wielded as weapons of an ‘enlightened’ age. Among the horrors of war, Geiger Fallon and his twin brother, Tristan, find themselves caught up in a wild conspiracy of experimentation and sinister plots that undermine the entire cause of the war at hand. The end result will either bring them closer together or permanently tear them apart.

Freedom for a Foster – Unable to use magic, Herbert was sent to a country that treats fosters like slaves and death is the penalty for disobedience. But when confronted with training from his past he must decide if saving another’s life is worth risking his own.


Ramsey St. Claire can’t understand the pull he has to visit The Boardwalk Bakery – that is until he actually goes inside and meets the quirky, timid bakery owner, Gianna Jacobsen. There’s an instant…‘something’. Not love, though. He doesn’t believe in love at first sight. But there is…‘something’. Since recently taking a sabbatical from work, he has all the time in the world to figure out what that ‘something’ is.

When he starts to peel back the layers of Gianna, he quickly becomes addicted to more than just her delicious, mouth-watering cupcakes. He wants to know her in ways he never thought he wanted to know a woman again. And Ramsey St. Claire always gets what he wants.


Miles is a young orphan growing up in Seahaven. The coastal city has always been his home, and the streets have always been where he laid his head. Now, he is learning the shadow craft from his mentor, Gareth. Life seems to be looking up for Miles until he hears news of grave danger in the city. Together, Miles and Gareth must uncover the secrets behind a most sinister plot. Miles discovers that there are deadlier things awaiting in the shadows than he could have imagined, and with Gareth’s help he must learn to hunt them down.

The Hunter’s Apprentice is the second book in The Ravencrest Chronicles, a series of pulp fiction inspired fantasy novels, novellas, and short fiction set in the coastal city of Seahaven.


Engaging the Hearts and Minds of Children for the Kingdom of God

The Big Takeaway for your Child: Sometimes when we approach a task, we immediately put limitations on how effective we will be in accomplishing it. I know, because quite often in my own life, I have done that very thing myself.

What we could accomplish would astound us if could just get past our own abilities and add the most powerful being on the face of the earth to the equation.

The Storyline: David was a young shepherd boy who had so much faith in God, that there was nothing that he was afraid of. It didn’t matter whether it was fighting a lion, a bear or even a giant.

One day, a Philistine giant named Goliath challenged the Army of Israel to a fight to the death between him and any of their soldiers, the champion deciding the winner of the battle between the two kingdoms.

Goliath struck fear into the hearts of the Israelites and none had the courage to fight him; none until little David got word of this giant, his challenge and his tremendous disrespect for his God.

But can David actually defeat a giant and what will then become of the kingdom of Israel?


Do business and pleasure mix?
In the author’s debut novel comes a story about picking up the pieces, letting go of the past, and finding love along the way–even if morals are tested!

Interior designer Carrie Newman could not have envisioned a more perfect life for herself. She had a great job doing what she loved, wonderful friends, and a close relationship with her sister and brother-in-law. Add in an amazing man who she’d hoped would soon become her husband, and her life was perfect. Until one devastating decision ruins her relationship and changes the course of her life.

Determined to make a new start, Carrie leaves Texas and heads to Palm Beach to pick up the pieces of her shattered and broken life. The last thing she expects is to find herself attracted to her first client at her new job–Brad Larson, who has proven himself time and time again to be caddish.

But there’s something beneath the surface of Brad’s arrogant exterior that keeps her craving more of him–something almost sweet that Carrie can’t seem to resist.

Is Carrie ready to take another chance on romance? And will this new design of her life prove to be the right one?


As the owner of a successful florist shop, Khloe Harper trusts her instincts. She has a strong bond with her family and friends, but after being betrayed by her last love, she’s kept herself at arms’ length from romance. When dashing entertainment attorney Derek Thomas walks into her store, Khloe’s interest is piqued. What at first seems like a business relationship quickly turns into romance, and Derek slowly plucks away the petals she’s been hiding behind. Just as Khloe lets down her guard, she discovers that Derek may not be worthy of her love after all.

Frumpy Connie Albright has a faux fascination with an imaginary man named Walt, thinking that by sending herself flowers from him she’ll feel less out-of-place with the “mean girls” she works with. When she comes face to face with her possible prince charming and thinking she might have a happy ending, when a truth is revealed, she wonders if she’ll ever have a Cinderella story.

A recently widowed senior, Gabby Lewis, isn’t ready to give up on love—which means releasing herself from survivor’s guilt and taking a chance on finding happiness and companionship again. After signing up for an online dating site for senior citizens, much to her surprise, she’s matched with Harry, an energetic and loving man, who quickly eases himself into her heart. Will Gabby take the leap of falling in love again, knowing it’s possible to have two loves of her life?

As each woman’s story develops through flowers and cards sent from Khloe’s shop during the Fall months, they begin to learn that love can only truly blossom when you trust your heart.


Agents Jaines and Gassert are back looking for the Edwards twin girls. They get unexpected help from a girl who helped the suspects in The Bunker.. The girl known as The Huntress.


A secret from the past. An opportunity for blackmail. How far would you go to protect your reputation? Set against the backdrop of the pharmaceutical industry, Adverse Reaction explores the complex relationship between two main characters Matt Pearson and Brett Chandler who met at university and then went their separate ways. When their paths cross some years later each character is driven by their own personal crisis to take desperate measures. Other characters become embroiled in the power struggle with serious consequences. Matt’s desire to prevent his secret being revealed unleashes a dramatic sequence of events.


***This book is Standalone. Contains Strong violence and Sexual Content, 18+ please***

Dana Diallo is the pampered princess of a wealthy diplomat by day, but she hunts monsters at night. After surviving a brutal home invasion that resulted in her mother’s death, Dana takes extreme measures to avenge her. Tracking the men responsible is hard work, but killing them seems impossible.

When Dana’s nightly activities leads to her being shot, her father, unaware of her secret life, hires her a bodyguard. Intrigued, Dana hardly notices the large scar on her mysteriously charming protector’s face. Her initial intent is to get rid of her new babysitter, but fighting her attraction to him becomes as difficult as hunting the monsters.

Neal Erickson thinks his new assignment guarding the diplomat’s daughter will be a walk in the park. Trained for combat, the last thing he wants is to babysit some spoiled, rich woman. One glance at Dana was all it took—to ignite Neal’s desires and shatter his discipline. When he stumbles upon Dana’s secret life of monsters and mayhem, he finds he may be the one that needs protecting.

Warning: Although this book doesn’t end in a cliffhanger, it does leave lingering questions that will be answered throughout the series.

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Isolated by the dark secrets he carries, Grant Wilkinson, the damaged and decorated war hero, has always seen himself as a monster. He’s finally getting his life on track by embracing the help he needs from Renata Koreman, the equally damaged little mouse.

André Chevalier saw Grant and Renata’s ragged edges as puzzle pieces that would fit flawlessly together. He made the right decision when he put the Monster and the Mouse together.

There’s just one problem:

Did Grant murder his father?


Dead men tell no tales…

For more than 200 years, the Treasure Pit on Oak Isle has baffled treasure hunters, engineers, and the common man alike. When Samantha Greene arrives, she finds her estranged father has spent years funneling energy and finances into the endeavor, finding nothing.

When an accidental death occurs in the pit, fulfilling the prophecy that seven lives must end before the treasure can be found, the search kicks into high gear, with more than one party vying for the secrets that lie below. Finding herself the closest to the treasure anyone has ever been, Samantha throws herself into the work, landing among the coveted prize. Just as she’s about to discover what’s truly hidden beneath the island, the pit begins to flood with ocean water, sweeping her away despite her attempts to swim to the surface.

Upon awaking, Samantha discovers that, not only did she not drown, but the year is 1695—one hundred years before the Treasure Pit was even discovered. Carried off by the pirate Tristan O’Rourke, a rouge Irishman with more than his share of secrets, she soon finds that there is much more than she realized in play. Will she discover the secrets of Oak Isle, or will an unexpected love keep her from finding out the truth? Will she ever make it back to her own time? Perhaps the real question is this; will she want to?


Wicked Torment is the 1st book in USA Today bestselling author, Carole Mortimer’s, NEW Regency Sinners series.

Author’s Note: The stories in the Regency Sinners, Regency Unlaced, Knight Security, and Alpha Series, have stronger sexual content and language than my other books.

Eight gentlemen known in Society as The Sinners.

Having all returned safely from Waterloo, these gentlemen now find themselves with the more dangerous task of discovering which of the ladies in Society has been acting as a spy for the enemy.

Dangerous to their hearts, that is.

Darius Strong, the Duke of Wolferton, known to his close friends as Wolf, cares little for what Society or anyone else thinks of him, and lives his life accordingly. Given the task of discovering whether Lady Beatrix Hanwell has been using her position in Society to garner information for the enemy puts him in something of a quandary, however. The two of them have met several times in the past, occasions when that lady had not hesitated to show her disapproval of him. Mainly by ignoring his existence. Which is going to make it difficult for Darius to get close enough to her to seduce her into revealing whether or not she is the guilty lady.

Beatrix is puzzled—and more than a little disturbed—when Darius Strong, the exceedingly handsome and scandalous Duke of Wolferton, begins to show her marked attention. As a widow aged seven and twenty, and possessing no great beauty, his interest is mystifying to say the least. Much as she tries to fight her growing attraction to Wolf she is failing miserably, as each meeting between the two of them draws her ever nearer to forgetting all propriety and simply giving in to his seduction.

Except her surrender means revealing the secret she has taken such pains to hide.

To Darius’s surprise he finds himself becoming intrigued by Beatrix. Not only intrigued but he desires her more deeply than any other woman he has ever met. So much so that he finds himself hoping she is not the lady they are seeking.

Is Beatrix guilty of treason, and if not what will her reaction be to Wolf when she discovers the truth behind his single-minded pursuit of her?


Books To Read Now: Celebrity Tell Alls – A List For Readers Who Love Celebrity Dirt

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celebrity tell alls

So you love celebrity dirt, tell alls, memoirs, autobiographies, and secrets.

So do we!

Especially when it comes straight from the source. After all, who knows a person’s life better than the one living it?

Below you will find some of our favorite celebrity written books in this easy to use list! These books are really hard to put down, as they are filled with all the juicy celebrity secrets we all want to know about.

Let us know your favorites in the comments below.

23215469A former girlfriend of Hugh Hefner describes how her years inside the Playboy Mansion went from a fairytale of A-list celebrity parties to an oppressive regime of strict rules, scheduled sex, and a total loss of identity, so much so that she even contemplated suicide.


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17570753An uncensored Hollywood tell-all filled with explicit tales of love, sex, and revenge from the video vixen made famous by Warrant’s rock anthem “Cherry Pie.”

Who could forget the sexy “Cherry Pie” girl from hair metal band Warrant’s infamous music video? Bobbie Brown became a bona fide vixen for her playful role as the object of lead singer Jani Lane’s desires. But the wide-eyed Louisiana beauty queen’s own dreams of making it big in Los Angeles were about to be derailed by her rock-and-roll lifestyle. After her tumultuous marriage to Jani imploded, and her engagement to fast-living Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee ended in a drug haze—followed by his marriage later to Pamela Anderson—Bobbie decided it was time Hollywood’s hottest bachelors got a taste of their own medicine. Step one: get high. Step two: get even.

In a captivating, completely uncensored confessional, Bobbie explicitly recounts a life among some of the most famous men in Hollywood: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kevin Costner, Mark McGrath, Dave Navarro, Sebastian Bach, Ashley Hamilton, Rob Pilatus of Milli Vanilli, Matthew and Gunnar Nelson, Orgy’s Jay Gordon, and many more. No man was off limits as the fun-loving bombshell spiraled into excess, anger, and addiction.

Bobbie survived the party—barely—and her riveting, cautionary comeback tale is filled with the wildest stories of sex, drugs, and rock and roll ever told.

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114726The moving, gripping, and tell–all autobiography of Traci Elizabeth Lords, a former child porn queen, electronica maven, and cult movie and TV star.

At 14, Nora Kuzma ran away from home and ended up on the dirty streets of Hollywood. She fell in with a fast crowd, and her dreams of modelling soon landed her a spectacular centrefold in Penthouse Magazine, where at 15 she became internationally known as TRACI LORDS. From there she appeared in numerous adult films and magazines, denying her past and battling a deep addiction to cocaine and men. Three years later she got out. This is her memoir–a tale of loss, redemption, and ultimate survival as Traci Elizabeth Lords takes you into her secretive past, faces her demons, and shares her extraordinary journey of personal growth.

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218215Loretta Lynn’s classic memoir tells the story of her early life in Butcher Holler, Kentucky, and her amazing rise to the top of the music industry.

Born into deep poverty, married at thirteen, mother of six, and a grandmother by the time she was twenty-nine, Loretta Lynn went on to become one of the most prolific and influential songwriters and singers in modern country music. Here we see the determination and talent that led to her trailblazing career and made her the first woman to be named Entertainer of the Year by the Country Music Association and the first woman to receive a gold record in country music.

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11429349Kendra Wilkinson has revealed herself before–in the pages of Playboy and on her reality show, Kendra. Now she reveals her private side, sharing the ups and downs, the joys and challenges of motherhood, marriage, and life in the spotlight.

In this intimate follow-up to her New York Times bestseller, Sliding into Home, Kendra confides her most candid thoughts and feelings on her experiences as a new mom, and she divulges her secrets on how to do it all and make it look easy, sexy, and fun–even when it’s not.

Now with a husband and baby in her life, a booming brand to manage, and her own needs to think about too, Kendra is learning the art of balance, sometimes the hard way. Not wanting to pawn her child off to nannies like so many other stars, Kendra relishes the role of supermom–kissing boo-boos, making lunches, scheduling playdates–all while juggling appearances, workout videos, and even training for the ultra-competitive hit show Dancing with the Stars.

While Being Kendra is full of humor and true stories that women can relate to, it’s also a heartrending look at Kendra’s very personal journey through some dark places, including a private struggle with postpartum depression and a very public tussle with post-baby weight loss. Kendra, who has always been known for her athletic (and enhanced) figure, opens up about her efforts to get her bikini body back and the difficulty of not looking sexy, which she believed was her most valuable quality. Her fight to lose weight at any cost, chronicled on the covers of countless magazines, has become yet another triumph for Kendra as she continues to succeed in the face of adversity.

From dental assistant, to Playboy girlfriend and face of a franchise, to wife and new mother, Kendra has embraced what life has thrown at her with determination, fortitude, and a ready laugh. This daring and honest memoir captures Kendra and her family in their best and worst moments as she lives, loves, rebounds, and, ultimately, finds her place in her new world.

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7096013Welcome to Los Angeles, birthplace and residence of Tori Spelling.

It’s not every Hollywood starlet whose name greets you on a Virgin Airways flight into la-la land. But Tori Spelling has come to accept that her life is a spectacle. Her name is her brand, and business is booming. Too bad when your job is to be yourself, you can’t exactly take a break.

Tori finally has everything she thought she wanted—a loving family and a successful career—but trying to live a normal life in Hollywood is a little weird. With the irresistible wit, attitude, and humor that fans have come to love, the New York Times bestselling author of sTORI telling and Mommywood is back with more hilarious, heartwarming, and candid stories of juggling work, marriage, motherhood, and reality television cameras.

Tori comes clean about doing her time on jury duty, stalking herself on Twitter, discovering her former 90210 castmates’ “I Hate Tori” club, contracting swine flu, and contacting Farrah Fawcett from the dead. Like many mothers, she struggles to find balance (Stars, they’re just like us!)—only most women don’t have to battle it out with paparazzi at the grocery store. She talks openly about the darker side of life in the spotlight: media scrutiny over her weight and her marriage to Dean McDermott, her controversial relationship with Dean’s ex-wife, and her unfolding reconciliation with her mother.

Having it all isn’t always easy—especially when you’re a perfectionist—but with the help of her unconventional family and friends, an underwear-clad spiritual cleansing or two, and faith in herself, she’s learning to find her happy ending. Because when you’re Tori Spelling, every day brings uncharted terriTORI.

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At a certain time in life, we all come to realize what is truly important to us and what just doesn’t matter. For Shirley MacLaine, that time is now. In this wise, witty, and fearless collection of small observations and big-picture questions, she shares with readers all those things that she is over dealing with in life, in love, at home, and in the larger world . . . as well as the things she will never get over, no matter how long she lives.

Among the things that Shirley is over: people who repeat themselves (“when you didn’t care what they said the first time”); conservatives and liberals; ill-mannered young people; the poison of celebrity (“Why do so many people want to be famous when they see how it can destroy your life?”); being polite to boring people (“If they won’t stop talking, I go into a trance and meditate”); getting older in Hollywood (“How peaceful it is not to have to look particularly pretty anymore or to wear a size 6”).

In the opposite camp, there are some things Shirley will never get over: good lighting (“Marlene Dietrich taught me how to light myself”); gorgeous costars (“The vanity of male actors is an impossible wall to scale”); performing live (“Yes, it is better than sex”); and above all, brave people with curious minds (“Fear is the most powerful weapon of mass destruction”).

Along the way, she recalls stories of some of the true greats she has known—Alfred Hitchcock, Elizabeth Taylor, Frank Sinatra, the two Jacks (Lemmon and Nicholson)—and ruminates on the state of Hollywood past and present. She recollects her relationships and romances with politicians (including two prime ministers), scientists, journalists, and costars.

An unabashed seeker of truth and unrepentant free spirit, Shirley looks squarely at a world that can irritate, confuse, and provoke her, but that can also delight her with its beauty, humor, and future promise. Reading I’m Over All That will make you feel you have been reunited with an old friend who tells it like it is but never takes herself too seriously.

Shirley MacLaine may be over all that, but this irresistible book ensures that we will never get over her.

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21412240Following her extraordinary (Vanity Fair); evocative (The New York Times); magically beautiful (The Boston Globe); gorgeously written; (O, The Oprah Magazine) coming-of-age memoir, Academy Award-winning actress Anjelica Huston writes about her relationship with Jack Nicholson, her rise to stardom, her work with the greatest directors in Hollywood, her love affair with her husband, and much more.

Anjelica Huston was twenty-nine years old and trying to create a place for herself as an actress in Hollywood when the director Tony Richardson said to her: Poor little you. So much talent and so little to show for it. You’re never going to do anything with your life.Tony had a singsong voice, like one of his own parrots, but there was no mistaking the edge. Perhaps you’re right, I answered. Inside I was thinking, Watch me.

In A Story Lately Told, Anjelica Huston described her enchanted childhood in Ireland and her glamorous but troubled late teens in London. That memoir of her early years ended when Anjelica stepped into Hollywood. In Watch Me, Huston tells the story of falling in love with Jack Nicholson and her adventurous, turbulent, high-profile, spirited seventeen-year relationship with him and his intoxicating circle of friends. She writes about learning the art and craft of acting, about her Academy Award-winning portrayal of Maerose Prizzi in Prizzi’s Honor, about her roles as Morticia Addams in the Addams Family films, Etheline Tenenbaum in The Royal Tenenbaums and Lilly Dillon in The Grifters, and about her collaborations with many great directors, including Woody Allen, Wes Anderson, Bob Rafelson, Francis Ford Coppola, and Stephen Frears. She movingly and beautifully writes about the death of her father, the legendary director John Huston, and her marriage to sculptor Robert Graham. She is candid, mischievous, warm, passionate, funny, and a superb storyteller.

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22522170Actress and author of the New York Times bestseller Down Came the Rain, Brooke Shields, explores her relationship with her unforgettable mother, Teri, in her new memoir.

Brooke Shields never had what anyone would consider an ordinary life. She was raised by her Newark-tough single mom, Teri, a woman who loved the world of show business and was often a media sensation all by herself. Brooke’s iconic modeling career began by chance when she was only eleven months old, and Teri’s skills as both Brooke’s mother and manager were formidable. But in private she was troubled and drinking heavily.

As Brooke became an adult the pair made choices and sacrifices that would affect their relationship forever. And when Brooke’s own daughters were born she found that her experience as a mother was shaped in every way by the woman who raised her. But despite the many ups and downs, Brooke was by Teri’s side when she died in 2012, a loving daughter until the end.

Only Brooke knows the truth of the remarkable, difficult, complicated woman who was her mother. And now, in an honest, open memoir about her life growing up, Brooke will reveal stories and feelings that are relatable to anyone who has been a mother or daughter.

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6169414So where do we start? I remember when we did The Dirt, the Mötley Crüe book, I was interviewed at The Grand Havana Room in Beverly Hills. A lot of people think I didn’t get to say much in The Dirt. It’s probably true. I didn’t read it. I’m not that big a talker. Some people can f*ckin’ talk … eat up all the oxygen in a room in no time flat. I don’t tend to run my mouth. It’s b*llshit. All those years in rehab and counseling–the talking cure? I can’t say I really got that much out of it. All that cure and I should be cured by now, don’t you think? All this talking…

So forgive me if it’s a bit hard for me to slice open a vein and let my blood run red all over this page for you. I’ll fight you or I’ll f*ck you but chances are I’ll be hard pressed to sit there and talk to you. War stories. War wounds. I know, I know. Old rock stars fall hard. I’m forty-nine years old. I’m five-foot-nine, 170. The spandex is over. I’ve had three plastic surgeries. Still, who do you think gets laid more, me or you? But time does change a man. I ain’t twenty-one anymore.

It’s a miracle we survived at all. A bottle of Jack Daniel’s and uncooked hot dogs do not make for a particularly well-balanced diet. We are all very lucky we didn’t kill ourselves. It might look like we were trying to do that but speaking for myself, death was never my intent. I just wanted to feel good, you know? I was just looking for that kick, that high…

These days I’ve got businesses to run. I like the action. Something to get your heart pumping. Healthier than a syringe full of cocaine powder like I was doing back in ’81 with my girlfriend Lovey, that’s for sure…

But you got to admit…those days are a lot more fun to talk about…

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186086“I Walked the Line” is a chronicle of first love, long-kept secrets, betrayal, forgiveness, and the truth–told at last by Johnny Cash’s first wife, the mother of his four daughters. It is a book that had the full support of Johnny Cash, who insisted it was time for their story to be told, despite any painful revelations that might come to light as a result.Many myths and contradictions regarding the life of Johnny and his family have been perpetuated for decades in film and literature. Vivian exposes previously untold stories involving Johnny’s drug addiction, his fraught family life, and their divorce in 1968, as well as the truth behind the writing of two of Johnny’s most famous songs, “I Walk the Line” and “Ring of Fire.”

Supplemented by a never-before-published archive of love letters and family photos, “I Walked the Line” offers a deeper look at one of the most sig- nificant artists in music history. Here, fans and readers can experience the extraordinary account of love and heartbreak between Johnny and Vivian, and come to understand Vivian’s dignified silence over the years. Through this elegant, revealing, and powerful memoir, Vivian Cash’s voice is finally heard.

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6408579A fascinating, heartbreaking, and ultimately uplifting tale of self-discovery from the beloved actress who earned a permanent place in the hears of millions for her role in Little House on the Prarie when she was just a child.

To fans of the hugely successful television series Little House on the Prairie, Melissa Gilbert grew up in a fantasy world with a larger-than-life father, friends and family she could count on, and plenty of animals to play with. Children across the country dreamed of the Ingalls’ idyllic life—and so did Melissa.

With candor and humor, the cherished actress traces her complicated journey from buck-toothed Laura “Halfpint” Ingalls to Hollywood starlet, wife, and mother. She partied with the Brat Pack, dated heartthrobs like Rob Lowe and bad boys like Billy Idol, and began a self-destructive pattern of addiction and codependence. She eventually realized that her career on television had earned her popularity, admiration, and love from everyone but herself.

Through hard work, tenacity, sobriety, and the blessings of a solid marriage, Melissa has accepted her many different identities and learned to laugh, cry, and forgive in new ways. Women everywhere may have idolized her charming life on Little House on the Prairie, but Melissa’s own unexpectedly honest, imperfect, and down-to-earth story is an inspiration.

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7284508Confessions of a Prairie Bitch is Alison Arngrim’s comic memoir of growing up as one of television’s most memorable characters—the devious Nellie Oleson on the hit television show Little House on the Prairie. With behind-the-scenes stories from the set, as well as tales from her bohemian upbringing in West Hollywood and her headline-making advocacy work on behalf of HIV awareness and abused children, Confessions of a Prairie Bitch is a must for fans of everything Little House: the classic television series and its many stars like Michael Landon and Melissa Gilbert; Gilbert’s bestselling memoir Prairie Tale… and, of course, the beloved series of books by Laura Ingalls Wilder that started it all.

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6681627In a career spanning more than thirty years, Patrick Swayze has made a name for himself on the stage, the screen, and television. Known for his versatility, passion and fearlessness, he’s become one of our most beloved actors.

But in February 2008, Patrick announced he had been diagnosed with stage IV pancreatic cancer. Always a fighter, he refused to let the disease bring him to his knees, and his bravery has inspired both his legion of fans and cancer patients everywhere. Yet this memoir, written with wisdom and heart, recounts much more than his bout with cancer. In vivid detail, Patrick describes his Texas upbringing, his personal struggles, his rise to fame with North and South, his commercial breakthroughs in Dirty Dancing and Ghost, and the soul mate who’s stood by his side through it all: his wife, writer and director Lisa Niemi.

A behind-the-scenes look at a Hollywood life and a remarkable love, this memoir is both entertainment and inspiration. Patrick and Lisa’s marriage is a journey of two lives intertwined and lived as one–throughout their years in Hollywood and at home on their working ranch outside Los Angeles, and culminating in the hope and wisdom they’ve imparted to all who know them. This book will open the door for families, individuals, and husbands and wives to grow, bond and discover entirely new levels of love and sharing, proving that life shouldn’t be lived as a series of endings, but rather as the beginning of greater strength and love.

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From Patrick Swayze’s widow—the moving, New York Times bestselling account of grief, loss, caregiving, and moving on, with touching stories from their final months together.

When Lisa Niemi first exchanged vows with Patrick Swayze, she promised to be with her husband “till death do us part.” But how many couples stop and think about what that truly means?

Worth Fighting For is both a candid tribute to a marriage and a celebration of the healing power that each day holds, even in the most difficult of circumstances. Lisa shares the details of Patrick’s twenty-one-month battle with Stage IV pancreatic cancer, and she describes his last days, when she simply tried to keep him comfortable. She writes with heartbreaking honesty about her grief in the aftermath of his death and openly discusses the challenges that the years without him have posed. Her story is an emotionally honest and unflinching depiction of loss, but it is also a hopeful and life-affirming exploration of the power of the human spirit. “I tell you, I am a different person now,” she writes, “one who has been thrown into the fire and forged.”

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If it can happen in show business, it’s happened to Jon Cryer. Now he’s opening up for the first time and sharing his behind-the-scenes stories in a warmly endearing, sharply observed, and frankly funny look at life in Hollywood.

In 1986, Jon Cryer won over America as Molly Ringwald’s loyal and lovable best friend, Duckie, in the cult classic Pretty in Pink in a role that set the tone for his three-decade-long career in Hollywood. He went on to establish himself as one of the most talented comedic actors in the business, ultimately culminating in his current turn as Alan Harper on the massively popular sitcom Two and a Half Men.

With the instincts of a natural storyteller, Cryer charts his extraordinary journey in show business, illuminating his many triumphs and some missteps along the way. Filled with exclusive behind-the-scenes anecdotes, Cryer offers his own endearing perspective on Hollywood, the business at large, and the art of acting.

Cryer has worked with some of the biggest and most provocative names in the business, and here, for the first time, he details his experiences with Charlie Sheen, John Hughes, Robert Altman, Molly Ringwald, Demi Moore, Judd Nelson, and Christopher Reeve, among many others. He shares the intimate details of his friendships and relationships, pays tribute to his mentors, and explores the peculiar combination of heart, talent, and wisdom it takes to survive not just the bad times in a notoriously fickle industry but even the good times.

In this revealing, humorous, and introspective memoir, Cryer offers readers a front-row seat as he reminisces about his life and experiences in showbiz over the past thirty years.

From the Hardcover edition.

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Award-winning songwriter Linda Thompson breaks her silence, sharing the extraordinary story of her life, career, and epic romances with two of the most celebrated, yet enigmatic, modern American superstars—Elvis Presley and Bruce Jenner

For the last forty years, award-winning songwriter Linda Thompson has quietly led one of the most remarkable lives in show business. The longtime live-in love of Elvis Presley, Linda first emerged into the limelight during the 1970s when the former beauty pageant queen caught the eye of the King. Their chance late-night encounter at a movie theater was the stuff of legend, and it marked the beginning of a whirlwind that would stretch across decades, leading to a marriage with Bruce Jenner, motherhood, and more drama than she ever could have imagined.

Now, for the first time, Linda opens up about it all, telling the full story of her life, loves, and everything in between. From her humble beginnings in Memphis to her nearly five-year relationship with Elvis, she offers an intimate window into their life together, describing how their Southern roots fueled and sustained Graceland’s greatest romance. Going inside their wild stories and tender moments, she paints a portrait of life with the King, as raucous as it is refreshing. But despite the joy they shared, life with Elvis also had darkness, and her account also presents an unsparing look at Elvis’s twin demons—drug abuse and infidelity—forces he battled throughout their time together that would eventually end their relationship just eight months before his untimely death.

It was in the difficult aftermath of Elvis’s death that Linda found what she believed was her true home: the arms of Olympic gold medal—winner Bruce Jenner. Detailing her marriage to Bruce, Linda reveals the seemingly perfect life that they built with their two young sons—Brandon and Brody—before Bruce changed everything with a secret he’d been carrying his entire life, a secret that Linda herself kept for nearly thirty years, a secret that Bruce’s transition to Caitlyn Jenner has finally laid bare for the world. Providing a candid look inside one of the most challenging moments of her life, Linda uncovers the struggles she went through as a woman and a mother, coming to terms with the reality of Bruce’s identity and resolving to embrace him completely no matter what, even as it meant they could no longer be together.

And yet, despite her marriage unraveling, her search for love was not over, eventually leading her to the legendary music producer and musician David Foster—a relationship that lasted for nineteen tumultuous years, resulting in a bond that spurred her songwriting career to new heights but also tested her like never before. Filled with compelling and poignant stories and sixteen pages of photographs, A Little Thing Called Life lovingly recounts Linda’s incredible journey through the years, bringing unparalleled insight into three legendary figures.

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On the heels of his New York Times bestselling Stories I Only Tell My Friends, Rob Lowe is back with an entertaining collection that “invites readers into his world with easy charm and disarming frankness” (Kirkus Reviews).

After the incredible response to his acclaimed bestseller, Stories I Only Tell My Friends, Rob Lowe was convinced to mine his experiences for even more stories. The result is Love Life, a memoir about men and women, actors and producers, art and commerce, fathers and sons, movies and TV, addiction and recovery, sex and love. Among the adventures he describes in these pages are:

· His visit, as a young man, to Hugh Hefner’s Playboy Mansion, where the naïve actor made a surprising discovery in the hot tub.
· The time, as a boy growing up in Malibu, he discovered a vibrator belonging to his best friend’s mother.
· What it’s like to be the star and producer of a flop TV show.
· How an actor prepares, for Californification, Parks and Recreation, and numerous other roles.
· His hilarious account of coaching a kid’s basketball team dominated by helicopter parents.
· How his great, great, great, great, great grandfather may have inspired everything from his love of The West Wing to his taste in classic American architecture.
· His first visit to college, with his son, who is going to receive the education his father never got.
· The time a major movie star stole his girlfriend.

Linked by common themes and his philosophical perspective on love—and life—Lowe’s writing “is loaded with showbiz anecdotes, self-deprecating tales, and has a general sweetness” (New York Post).

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An inspirational book about life and its lessons from the Golden Globe and Emmy nominated star of NBC’s This Is Us.

When This Is Us debuted in fall 2016, a divided America embraced a show that celebrates human connection. The critically acclaimed series became America’s most watched—and most talked about—network show, even building on its fan base in the drama’s second season. As Kate Pearson, Chrissy Metz presents a character that has never been seen on television, yet viewers see themselves in her, no matter what they look like or where they come from. Considered a role model just for being her authentic self, Chrissy found herself on magazine covers and talk shows, walking red carpets, and as the subject of endless conversations on social media “I don’t know what you’ve been through to play her,” she is often told by fans, “but it was something.”

In This is Me, Chrissy Metz shares her story with a raw honesty that will leave readers both surprised but also inspired. Infused with the same authenticity she brings to her starring role, Chrissy’s This is Me is so much more than your standard Hollywood memoir or collection of personal essays. She embraces the spirit of Shonda Rhimes’ Year of Yes, and shares how she has applied the lessons she learned from both setbacks and successes. A born entertainer, Chrissy finds light in even her darkest moments, and leaves the reader feeling they are spending time with a friend who gets it.

Chrissy Metz grew up in a large family, one that always seemed to be moving, and growing. Her father disappeared one day, leaving her mother to work a series of menial jobs and his children to learn to live with the threat of hunger and the electricity being cut off. When her mother remarried, Chrissy hoped for “normal” but instead experienced a form of mental pain that seemed crafted just for her. The boys who showed her attention did so with strings attached as well, and Chrissy accepted it, because for her, love always came with conditions.

When she set out for Los Angeles, it was the first time she had been away from her family and from Florida. And for years, she got barely an audition. So how does a woman with the deck stacked against her radiate such love, beauty and joy? This too is at the heart of This is Me.

With chapters that alternate from autobiographical to instructional, Chrissy offers practical applications of her hard-won insights in a series of “Bee Mindful” interstitials. There she invites you to embrace gratitude in “Say Thank You” or to be honest with your partner and yourself in “The Shrouded Supreme.” Blending love and experience, Chrissy encourages us all to claim our rightful place in a world that may be trying to knock us down, find our own unique gifts, and pursue our dreams.

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Rose McGowan was born in one cult and came of age in another, more visible cult: Hollywood.

In a strange world where she was continually on display, stardom soon became a personal nightmare of constant exposure and sexualization. Rose escaped into the world of her mind, something she had done as a child, and into high-profile relationships. Every detail of her personal life became public, and the realities of an inherently sexist industry emerged with every script, role, public appearance, and magazine cover. The Hollywood machine packaged her as a sexualized bombshell, hijacking her image and identity and marketing them for profit.

Hollywood expected Rose to be silent and cooperative and to stay the path. Instead, she rebelled and asserted her true identity and voice. She reemerged unscripted, courageous, victorious, angry, smart, fierce, unapologetic, controversial, and real as f*ck.

BRAVE is her raw, honest, and poignant memoir/manifesto—a no-holds-barred, pull-no-punches account of the rise of a millennial icon, fearless activist, and unstoppable force for change who is determined to expose the truth about the entertainment industry, dismantle the concept of fame, shine a light on a multibillion-dollar business built on systemic misogyny, and empower people everywhere to wake up and be BRAVE.

“My life, as you will read, has taken me from one cult to another. BRAVE is the story of how I fought my way out of these cults and reclaimed my life. I want to help you do the same.” -Rose McGowan

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