The original queen of the page-turner Mary Stewart leads her readers on an unforgettable ride across the Isle of Skye in this tale perfect for fans of Agatha Christie and Barbara Pym. ´Mary Stewart is magic´ New York Times ´ One of the great British storytellers of the 20th century ´ Independent ´She built the bridge between classic literature and modern popular fiction. She did it first and she did it best .´ Herald Following a heart-breaking divorce, Gianetta retreats to the Isle of Skye hoping to find tranquillity in the island´s savage beauty. But shortly before her arrival a girl´s body is found on the craggy slopes of the looming Blue Mountain, and with the murderer still on the loose, there´s nothing to stop him from setting his sights on Gianetta next . . . One arrogant wing of rock thrust itself across the sun, flinging a diagonal shadow over the bay. My eye was drawn to the great lonely bulk of the mountain in the east, stooping over the valley like a hawk. Blaven. The Blue Mountain. ´Stylish, educated novels . . . a natural successor to Jane Austen and Charlotte Bronte ´ Guardian ´ There are few to equal Mary Stewart as an entertainer´ Daily Telegraph
Eighteen-year-old Celaena Sardothien is bold, daring and beautiful - the perfect seductress and the greatest assassin her world has ever known. But though she won the King´s contest and became his champion, Celaena has been granted neither her liberty nor the freedom to follow her heart. The slavery of the suffocating salt mines of Endovier that scarred her past is nothing compared to a life bound to her darkest enemy, a king whose rule is so dark and evil it is near impossible to defy. Celaena faces a choice that is tearing her heart to pieces: kill in cold blood for a man she hates, or risk sentencing those she loves to death. Celaena must decide what she will fight for: survival, love or the future of a kingdom. Because an assassin cannot have it all . . . And trying to may just destroy her. Love or loathe Celaena, she will slice open your heart with her dagger and leave you bleeding long after the last page of this New York Times bestselling sequel, in what is undeniably THE hottest new fantasy series.
The Last Battle has started. The seals on the Dark One’s prison are crumbling. The Pattern itself is unraveling, and the armies of the Shadow have begun to boil out of the Blight. The sun has begun to set upon the Third Age. Perrin Aybara is now hunted by specters from his past: Whitecloaks, a slayer of wolves, and the responsibilities of leadership. All the while, an unseen foe is slowly pulling a noose tight around his neck. To prevail, he must seek answers in Tel’aran’rhiod and find a way--at long last--to master the wolf within him or lose himself to it forever. Meanwhile, Matrim Cauthon prepares for the most difficult challenge of his life. The creatures beyond the stone gateways--the Aelfinn and the Eelfinn--have confused him, taunted him, and left him hanged, his memory stuffed with bits and pieces of other men’s lives. He had hoped that his last confrontation with them would be the end of it, but the Wheel weaves as the Wheel wills. The time is coming when he will again have to dance with the Snakes and the Foxes, playing a game that cannot be won. The Tower of Ghenjei awaits, and its secrets will reveal the fate of a friend long lost. This penultimate novel of Robert Jordan’s #1 New York Times bestselling series--the second of three based on materials he left behind when he died in 2007--brings dramatic and compelling developments to many threads in the Pattern. The end draws near. Dovie’andi se tovya sagain. It’s time to toss the dice. At the publisher´s request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management software (DRM) applied.
1856. Christine Banner is alone after her father?s death. Determined to make her own way in the world, she stumbles onto an estate in the New Forest where she finds work that she loves. However, when the future looks uncertain, Christine?s skill at handling some of the large and difficult war horses shines through and captures the attention of the son of the estate owner. In the face of grief, sadness and disappointment, Christine?s intelligence and strength will be tested until she finds the place she can truly call home.
´´For those who enjoy their romantic suspense on the dark and steamy side;”* here´s the blisteringly sexy new novel in the Killer Instincts series by the author of Midnight Action and Midnight Pursuits... Former CIA agent Bailey Jones has spent months trying to forget her night of passion with mercenary Sean Reilly. An elite and methodical assassin, she has no room in her life for a reckless, rule-breaking Irishman, and she´s vowed to steer clear of the tempting bad boy who lured her into his bed under false pretenses. When Sean is implicated in the robbery of a Dublin bank, Bailey knows something isn´t right. So what if she can´t trust him? There´s no way Sean would end up on the wrong side of the law. In fact, he´s stuck in the middle of a dark and dirty conspiracy that could put his twin brother´s life at risk with one wrong move. And Bailey´s life too when she agrees to help. As the stakes are raised and Bailey finds herself torn between two brothers, the fine line between danger and desire is crossed...and it´ll take more than a killer instinct to survive. *New York Times bestselling author Christy Reece
From the USA Today bestselling author of Midnight Captive, the latest Killer Instincts novel is ´´off-the-charts-hot´´* romantic suspense that takes readers into the heart of an enigmatic mercenary... Out of all the stone-cold mercenaries in Jim Morgan´s black ops organization, Derek ´´D´´ Pratt is the most intimidating. He is tight-lipped and covered in tattoos, and even the other guys on his team are afraid to ask him about his past. D´s been off the grid for years, but after his teammate Sullivan is mistakenly captured in his place, D is forced to come out of hiding and face his demons. When D lands in Mexico, he´s ready to risk everything to save his friend. To complicate matters, Sofia Amaro, a feisty doctor whom D had a one-night stand with months ago, has tracked him down. And in an instant she´s unintentionally caught up in his life-threatening rescue mission. Now D must extract not one but two people from the most violent world he´s ever encountered. And one of them is carrying his child...
In USA Today bestselling author Serena Bell´s tantalizingly sexy novella, two strangers share an explosive New Year´s kiss-only to be left wondering whether they´ll ever see each other again. The clock is ticking down to midnight on New Year´s Eve, and all Nora Hart and Miles Shephard can think about is kissing each other-even though they met just minutes before. Then, as fast as Miles enters Nora´s life, he´s gone . . . and she never even gets the name of the man she thinks might just be ´´the one.´´ Then, one year later, Nora and Miles are reunited. The chemistry between them is just as strong as they remember. But Miles broke her heart once before-and this time around, Nora´s not sure whether she can give love a second chance. Includes a special message from the editor, as well as an excerpt from another Loveswept title.
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Score and Midnight Revenge... Four years ago, Cate´s entire life changed when she discovered she was the daughter of a supersoldier. But Jim Morgan´s overprotectiveness has pushed her away. These days, she´s working as a freelance photographer and living the dangerous life Jim never wanted for her. When Cate snaps a photo linking a corrupt South American politician with the leader of a notorious drug cartel, her mercenary father leads a team to rescue her-only to get shot and critically wounded in the process. As Morgan´s operatives rally together on a revenge mission, they´re faced with new alliances and old heartaches. Cate is forced to work with David ´´Ash´´ Ashton, the man who broke her heart two years ago, while Liam Macgregor and Sullivan Port resurface after years apart to finally try to deal with everything they´d left unsaid. Soon it´s all-out war between the cartel and the mercenaries-with two couples caught in the middle of the blood feud. Love and redemption are within their reach...but first, they have to make it home alive. From the Paperback edition.
Eine Liebe, so unendlich wie ein Sommernachtshimmel Auf den ersten Blick ist die 17-jährige Katie ein Mädchen wie jedes andere: Sie schreibt ihre eigenen Songs, hängt mit ihrer besten Freundin ab oder beobachtet ihren Schwarm Charlie aus der Ferne. Als der eines Abends Katies Auftritt als Straßenmusikerin sieht, verliebt er sich Hals über Kopf in sie. Katie schwebt im siebten Himmel - doch sie verschweigt Charlie etwas Lebenswichtiges: Katie leidet an einer seltenen Krankheit, die jegliches Sonnenlicht zur tödlichen Gefahr macht. Wie berauscht treibt sie mit Charlie durch die lauen Sommernächte und setzt alles auf eine Karte ...