You by Charles Benoit Requirements: ePUB, MOBI Reader, 1 MB Overview: This wasn’t the way it was supposed to go.You’re just a typical fifteen-year-old sophomore, an average guy named Kyle Chase. This can’t be happening to you. But then, how do you explain all the blood? How do you explain how you got here in the first place?There had to have been signs, had to have been some clues it was coming. Did you miss them, or ignore them? Maybe if you can figure out where it all went wrong, you can still make it right. Or is it already too late? Think fast, Kyle. Time’s running out. How did this happen?You is the riveting story of fifteen-year-old Kyle and the small choices he does and doesn’t make that lead to his own destruction. Genre: Fiction, Children/Young Adult
Splintered by A. G. Howard (Splintered #1) Requirements: MOBI Reader, 2.7 MB Overview: This stunning debut captures the grotesque madness of a mystical under-land, as well as a girl’s pangs of first love and independence. Alyssa Gardner hears the whispers of bugs and flowers—precisely the affliction that landed her mother in a mental hospital years before. This family curse stretches back to her ancestor Alice Liddell, the real-life inspiration for Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Alyssa might be crazy, but she manages to keep it together. For now. When her mother’s mental health takes a turn for the worse, Alyssa learns that what she thought was fiction is based in terrifying reality. The real Wonderland is a place far darker and more twisted than Lewis Carroll ever let on. There, Alyssa must pass a series of tests, including draining an ocean of Alice’s tears, waking the slumbering tea party, and subduing a vicious bandersnatch, to fix Alice’s mistakes and save her family. She must also decide whom to trust: Jeb, her gorgeous best friend and secret crush, or the sexy but suspicious Morpheus, her guide through Wonderland, who may have dark motives of his own. Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy
Nikki Heat series by Richard Castle (#1-3, 6-8) Requirements: ePUB Reader | 1.4 MB, 629 KB| Version(s): Retail Overview: Richard Castle is the author of numerous bestsellers, including the critically acclaimed Derrick Storm series. His first novel, In a Hail of Bullets, published while he was still in college, received the Nom DePlume Society’s prestigious Tom Straw Award for Mystery Literature. Castle currently lives in Manhattan with his daughter and mother, both of whom infuse his life with humor and inspiration. Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Heat Wave (#1): A New York real estate tycoon plunges to his death on a Manhattan sidewalk. A trophy wife with a past survives a narrow escape from a brazen attack. Mobsters and moguls with no shortage of reasons to kill trot out their alibis. And then, in the suffocating grip of a record heat wave, comes another shocking murder and a sharp turn in a tense journey into the dirty little secrets of the wealthy. Secrets that prove to be fatal. Secrets that lay hidden in the dark until one NYPD detective shines a light.
Mystery sensation Richard Castle, blockbuster author of the wildly best-selling Derrick Storm novels, introduces his newest character, NYPD Homicide Detective Nikki Heat. Tough, sexy, professional, Nikki Heat carries a passion for justice as she leads one of New York City’s top homicide squads. She’s hit with an unexpected challenge when the commissioner assigns superstar magazine journalist Jameson Rook to ride along with her to research an article on New York’s Finest. Pulitzer Prize-winning Rook is as much a handful as he is handsome. His wise-cracking and meddling aren’t her only problems. As she works to unravel the secrets of the murdered real estate tycoon, she must also confront the spark between them. The one called heat.
Naked Heat (#2): In the sequel to the New York Times bestselling HEAT WAVE, Richard Castle’s new thrilling mystery continues the story of NYPD Homicide Detective, Nikki Heat. Tough, sexy, professional, Nikki Heat carries a passion for justice as she leads one of New York City’s top homicide squads. In what’s sure to be another smash sensation by blockbuster author Richard Castle, readers will once again follow Nikki Heat and hotshot reporter Jameson Rook as they trade barbs and innuendos all while on the trail of a murderer!
Heat Rises (#3): In the third book of the New York Times bestselling Nikki Heat series, following HEAT WAVE and NAKED HEAT, Richard Castle’s new thrilling mystery continues the story of NYPD Homicide Detective, Nikki Heat. Tough, sexy, professional, Nikki Heat carries a passion for justice as she leads one of New York City’s top homicide squads. In what’s sure to be another smash sensation by blockbuster author Richard Castle, readers will once again follow Nikki Heat and hotshot reporter Jameson Rook as they trade barbs and innuendos all while on the trail of a murderer!
Raging Heat (#6): In New York Times Bestselling author Richard Castle’s newest novel, an illegal immigrant falls from the sky and NYPD Homicide Detective Nikki Heat’s investigation into his death quickly captures the imagination of her boyfriend the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Jameson Rook. When he decides to work the case with Heat as his next big story, Nikki is at first happy to have him ride along. Yes, she must endure Rook’s usual wild conspiracy speculations and adolescent wisecracks, but after reuniting following his recent assignment abroad, she’s glad for the entertainment, the chance to bounce ideas, and just to be close to him again and feel the old spark rekindle. But when Rook’s inquiry concludes that Detective Heat has arrested the wrong man for the murder, everything changes. Balancing her high stakes job with a complicated romance has been a challenge ever since Nikki fell for the famous reporter. Now, her relationship lurches from mere complexity into sharp conflict over the most high-risk case of her career. Set against the raging force of Hurricane Sandy as it pounds New York, Heat battles an ambitious powerbroker, fights a platoon of urban mercenaries, and clashes with the man she loves. Detective Heat knows her job is to solve murders. She just worries that solving this one will be the death of her relationship.
Driving Heat (#7): In the seventh novel of his popular Nikki Heat series, the NYPD’s top homicide detective has been promoted to captain just in time to face a thrilling case with a very personal twist. Captain Heat’s fiancé, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Jameson Rook, is deep in an investigation. Professionally for Heat, Rook’s meddling in the case compromises her new job. Privately, it becomes an early test of their engagement when Rook becomes a distraction at best, and an obstacle at worst, as their parallel lives not only cross, but collide.
High Heat (#8): For Captain Nikki Heat, this horrific murder becomes more than just another case when the terrorists announce their next victim: her husband, world-famous magazine writer Jameson Rook.Desperate to ensure his safety, Heat tries to contact Rook, who is supposed to be off writing a First Press profile about independent presidential candidate Legs Kline, a sudden favorite for the White House. Except Rook is suddenly nowhere to be found.Heat realizes the only way to stop the terrorists from harming Rook is to get to them first. And they’ve left behind at least one strange clue: a colorful scarf, which doesn’t belong in any jihadist’s hideout.But as if that one deeply personal case is not enough to plunge Nikki Heat’s world into turmoil, there suddenly comes another. It begins when she catches a glimpse of a street person who she swears is her mother-a woman who has been dead for nearly twenty years.From one of America’s most beloved writers comes a pulse-pounding double thriller that turns up the heat like never before.
Lily’s Mistake by Pamela Ann Requirements: ePUB, MOBI Reader, Size: 0.6 MB Overview: Lily Alexander was always in love with Drake Tatum before she even knew what love meant. One fated night during one of their family vacations, Lily gave her virginity to Drake.
After that magical night, Drake and Lily avoided each other successfully for eight years. Upon their parent’s meddling, the two suddenly had to face each other—working side by side. Sparks fly. Eyes devouring each other. The sudden impact of being in each other’s orbit was electrifying.
Drake wants to consume Lily almost immediately. But to what extent? Genre: Romance
Pieces of You & Me by Pamela Ann (Pieces #1) Requirements: ePUB Reader, 415 kb Overview: This is a story about firsts—love, hate and agony. Olivia Taylor’s life turned upside down when she found out her mother was moving into her boyfriend’s home. The glitch? The boyfriend had a son named Greyson—the guy she loathed more than anything. Greyson Edwards was your typical arrogant self-entitled jerk. He loved to taunt and tease Olivia. But the more time they got to spend together, the more complicated things became. Will these two stubborn folks ever figure things out? Will they let themselves feel what was truly boiling underneath the angst and unveil the passion that’s only a mere kiss away? Genre: Romance
No Strings Neighbor by Tricia Jones Requirements: ePUB Reader, 227 Kb Overview: Can a no-strings fling with her sexy, laid-back neighbor take a workaholic accountant’s mind off impending financial ruin? Faced with losing her home, her job and the stability she’s craved since her nomadic childhood, the last thing Ellie Winters needs is an irresponsible new neighbor whose intentions are far from honorable. But as her situation deteriorates, Ellie needs a distraction. Soon she’s in danger of adding another loss to her list-her heart. Veterinarian Greg Buchanan is finally on his way to Africa to fulfill his dream. He’s sold his partnership, applied for his visa, and when his house/dog-sitting stint is through he can wave goodbye to the responsibilities that have tied him down. But one night with his sexy neighbor and Greg realizes that his problems have only just begun. Genre: Erotic Romance
2 Novels by Moira Reid Requirements: ePUB Reader, 261 Kb Overview: Moira Reid writes erotic and romantic suspense (among other things that take her fancy at any given moment). She loves long walks in the park, the outdoors, and … no wait, that’s somebody else. Moira sits in front of her computer day and night making up stuff. Yeah, that’s Moira. She’s the obsessive-compulsive one that gets an idea one day and is typing furiously the next while housework, bill-paying, cooking, and all other chores go undone around her. She has a husband who brings food to her on occasion and keeps her supplied with coffee hoping that once in a while she’ll take a break for some "research." He’s been waiting off and on for over twelve years now–patient fellow. Moira started out writing a long, long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. Her 9-year old daughter often asks why Moira laughs at her own jokes–alone. Her friends say when she commits to laughter, she commits. What any of this has to do with her writing is beyond me, but you’d have to meet her to appreciate why it seems important. Her outlook on life is pretty simple–be nice, smile a lot, give something back. (Especially if you weren’t really supposed to borrow it in the first place.) Genre: Erotic Romance
Seduction 101: No one knows the advertising game better than Julia-sell the sizzle, not the steak. However, selling sirloin and selling herself are two different things. When she tries to generate sizzle in a coworker, he’s more interested in paper shuffling than anything juicy she has to offer. Eric, her long-time best friend and co-worker, feels the sizzle all right. The sizzle of the rare and beautiful Julia…and a searing jealousy as he watches her try to seduce another man. If Julia is ready to hit the sheets with someone, he’s determined it’s going to be him. But he needs a plan. Like her clients, Julia doesn’t respond to the direct approach; she needs to learn to generate her own heat. So Eric cooks up his own little continuing education class. Something he likes to call Seduction 101.
Pay Dirt: Elle Parson wins $10 million in the Texas Two-Step Lottery and her life immediately turns to crap. First someone almost steals her purse containing the ticket. Then, she unwittingly mucks up a police undercover operation to catch the Houston Marauder, a psychopath who has already abducted, raped and murdered three women. Then things turn much worse.
Paintbrush Series by Denise Belinda McDonald (Books 1 & 2) Requirements: ePUB Reader, 681 Kb Overview: Denise Belinda McDonald started her writing career at the tender age of eight. Her stories have changed over the years, but not her love for telling tales. An overactive imagination and a propensity to embellish have kept her sexy contemporary love stories rich with lovable characters and interesting twists set smack-dab in the middle of cowboy country. Throw in a little butt-kicking and a lot of action and you will immerse yourself so deeply in her community of characters you’ll expect to be present and accounted for at the next town function. Denise lives in Texas with her husband, four boys and two dogs where she juggles her time between writing, carpool, Cub Scouts, sports galore and a multitude of crafts. Genre: Romance
Second Chances: Can the new girl in a small town find happiness all by her lonesome or can Jacob Bowman convince her it takes two to tango? Wyoming is a different place than Zan ever expected filled with romance, intrigue and a little bit of danger. Zan asked for a new and interesting life and she realizes you have to be careful what you ask for, you just might get it.
Wrong Turn, Right Cowboy: No matter how far you run, the past is never far behind. Gillian Harwood and her daughter are off the grid and on the run. One wrong turn later, they re lost in a Wyoming backwater and headed right for a man on horseback. Gillian hits the brakes, but not quick enough. The horse is fine. The man? Not so much. Sure, he s pissed as hell, but Gillian s faced far worse. She can handle one grumpy cowboy with a bum knee. That is, until she uses her skills as a masseuse to make it all better. Quint Walters knows a wounded animal when he sees one. Sexy, secretive Gillian shows all the signs of a grown-up runaway. He should know, he s spent his life running from his father s expectations. Her magic touch leaves him wanting more, and as she waits for car repairs, she seems to fit naturally into small-town life, and his heart. Except she resists all his efforts to get at her core. One mishap after another makes it seem like Fate is conspiring to throw Gillian in Quint s path and into his arms. The heat they generate, though, isn t enough to drown out the nagging feeling that the past is about to smoke her out of hiding…Warning: Sparks that ignite the whole town, dangerous secrets and some much-deserved butt-kicking.
2 Novels by Janie Mason Requirements: ePUB Reader, 146 Kb & 113 Kb Overview: I was born, raised and still reside in Columbus, Ohio with my amazingly supportive husband, David. We’ve recently become empty-nesters, having two college-aged children we’re super proud of. Our family is rounded out by Bonnie, our Heinz 57 dog. Genre: Romance
Model Behavior: Is it possible to be jealous of yourself? From nine to five, commercial artist Molly Birchfield lives a lie. A victim of sexual harassment at her previous job, she now hides behind boxy clothes and plastic glasses. She keeps much of her personal life a secret, even from her friend and coworker, Scott McDowell. Especially since erotic visions of him fill her dreams. When Scott finds himself in need of some quick cash, Molly grabs the chance to delve into an after-hours relationship with him. She concocts a fictitious twin sister to hire him—for some nude modeling sessions. Scott is immediately attracted to Molly’s “sister” Mary, who is physically identical but vastly different in style and temperament. Their sexual relationship quickly comes to a boil, but Scott soon realizes he’s missing something: Molly’s companionship. In the throes of passion, the truth tends to come out of hiding. Confession is good for the soul, but when Scott discovers her deception, Molly stands to lose more than a sexual partner and her best friend. She could lose the only man she’s ever loved.
Servicing Rafferty: One night. One set of handcuffs. Can lovers remain friends? Auto mechanic Heidi Callihan is tired of her boss treating her like one of his younger sisters. After seven years working for Rafe, what began as hero worship has grown into love—not that he’d notice. When an attractive young widow throws herself at him, Heidi’s had enough. It’s time to put herself in the driver’s seat. Rafe only recently came to think of Heidi as more than his “Little Buddy,” but he’s determined to mask his growing attraction to her. At nine years her senior, he’s certain they’re not right for each other. He was forced to become the head of his family at a young age, and he’s determined not to let her miss out on all the fun of being a young adult. But Heidi’s about to teach him the definition of determination—and she’s armed with a set of handcuffs. One turbo-charged night later, Rafe is left with a decision: Lose her friendship…or lose her love.
Life on the Move by Megan Reilly Requirements: ePUB Reader, 139 Kb Overview: Home is where the heart is. Until the truth comes knocking. Casey Smith and her dad move around a lot, so packing boxes, driving all night, and moving into a new apartment in a new town is nothing, well, new to her. While it’s weird that her dad is so restless, she’s never really minded before-after all, there’s nothing she can do about it. But this time is different. This time they’ve moved to a place where she almost fits in. She’s even made some friends, including Ethan, a gorgeous guy who could turn out to be more than just a friend-if only she could be sure she’ll have time to really get to know him. Just when her life is starting to have all kinds of possibilities, a knock comes on the door. And everything Casey has ever known is turned upside down Genre: Young Adult