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By Jane May

In Jane May's delightfully witty and unique tackle a vintage Grimms' fairytale, a sailor with a dream will get aid from a truly fishy resource. . .

the instant Clarence "Woody" Woods, assistant dock grasp at Miami's specific exchange Winds Yacht membership, units eyes on waitress Madalina Dragoi, he falls madly in love. As undesirable good fortune may have it, Madalina is smitten too--with Todd Hollingshead, a filthy rich, clever membership average.

Woody has no challenge dealing with the graceful, multi-million buck crusing vessels that dock at alternate Winds, but if it involves profitable a lady like Madalina, he may perhaps use a bit support. Who knew it can arrive within the kind of the enchanted fish he catches one afternoon? earlier than Woody can write off the speaking tuna as a sun-induced hallucination, this not likely benefactor is granting Woody's each want, permitting him to brush Madalina off her ft and into the sundown.

at the least that is how issues have been speculated to figure out. Now, as Woody is set to find, fairy stories usually are not what they used to be--and destiny has a fashion of writing its personal model of happily-ever-after. . .

compliment for Jane May's puppy sort. . .

"A must-read--hilarious and refreshingly unique. you will howl!" --Greg Oehler, writer of New York Dog and Hollywood puppy magazines

"Sit again and luxuriate in seeing issues from a dog's perspective." --Tracie Hotchner, writer of The puppy Bible

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By Victoria Houston

homicide by no means takes a holiday...or so Loon Lake learns one wintry Thanksgiving Day.

Chief of Police Lew Ferris, short-handed due to an AWOL coroner, by no means even will get the turkey filled ahead of the our bodies begin to floor. through the top of the day, bank card robbery and dysfunctional households have so muddied the waters that no longer even specialist tracker and devoted fishing consultant Ray Pradt can desire to fish the ultimate day of muskie season. And whereas retired dentist document Osborne had counted on sitting by means of the fireplace with Lew (out of uniform) and making plans a fly-fishing journey to Wyoming, the unforeseen arrival of Gina Palmer, former investigative reporter became forensics database specialist, ramps up the motion along with her pursuit of a Canadian hyperlink to the robbery of item from shops around the top Midwest. useless sizzling Shot, 9th within the Loon Lake secret sequence, is a heady mixture of homicide, mayhem, and fishing within the northwoods of Wisconsin.

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By Melanie George

USA Today bestselling writer Melanie George can provide a pretty new novel of harmful satisfaction, the place England's so much self sufficient girl meets her fit within the ton's such a lot seductive gentleman....
wonderful girl Bliss Ashton has her decide of the sexy, refined males in Regency society...and she's rejected all of them. but if Caine Ballinger, the Earl of Hartland -- well-known the size and breadth of britain for his sexual prowess -- lays siege to her, she's ultimately tempted to fall. not only as a result of the ardour he arouses in her untutored physique; it is also the trace of vulnerability she sees underneath the smug, risky façade he indicates to the realm.
Caine is simply wooing girl Bliss to win a chance, so he can regain his ancestral property -- with the additional appeal that via seducing her, he will get revenge opposed to her father. All he is drawn to is getting her luscious physique underneath his, then publicly shaming her. So why does he consider so unusual while her light arms stroke his demanding physique, or her gentle phrases soothe his tortured soul? And while the wager is published, Caine has to choose...between his longtime dream and the lady he craves with all his heart.

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Download Edén. Vida imaginada: 0 (Letras Mexicanas) (Spanish Edition) by Alejandro Rossi PDF

By Alejandro Rossi

En una época -la Segunda Guerra- y a una edad en las que ni l. a. patria ni l. a. raza ni l. a. lengua ni l. a. familia pueden darse por sentado, Alex encuentra en un elegantísimo resort de los angeles provincia argentina un lugar propio en medio del desorden. Una novela pletórica como los angeles vida misma, donde los angeles astuta prosa de Rossi se despliega con aliento sinfónico.

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Download Testaments: Two Novellas of Emigration and Exile (Polish and by Danuta Mostwin PDF

By Danuta Mostwin

Polish émigrés have written poignantly in regards to the discomfort of exile in letters, diaries, and essays; others, extra lately, have recreated Polish-American groups in works of fiction. however it is Danuta Mostwin's fiction, earlier unavailable in English translation, that bridges the divide among Poland and the US, exile and emigration.  

Mostwin and her husband survived the ravages of worldwide struggle II, traveled to Britain, after which emigrated to the us. Mostwin committed her scholarly profession to the examine of immigrants trapped among cultural worlds. Winner of foreign awards for her fiction, Danuta Mostwin right here bargains novellas, translated through the overdue Marta Erdman, that are the 1st of her works released in English within the United States.  

Deeply melancholic and relocating in its unsentimental depiction of normal humans attempting to make feel in their uprooted lives, Testaments presents strong vignettes of lifestyles in immigrant America, The final Will of Blaise Twardowski and Jocasta. This well timed booklet presents an advent to Mostwin's paintings that may make sure that she is well-known because the writer of 1 of the main nuanced and deeply relocating images of emigration and exile in Polish-American literature.

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Download Confesiones de un pirata (Fantasía) (Spanish Edition) by Gene Wolfe PDF

By Gene Wolfe

Como joven párroco, el padre Christopher ha oído muchas confesiones, pero su propia historia es más asombrosa que ninguna revelación que le hayan hecho sus feligreses… Porque cientos de años antes de haber nacido, Chris fue capitán pirata.
Recién salido del monasterio, el ex novicio se ve inex-plicablemente transportado a los angeles época dorada de l. a. piratería, donde una inesperada nueva vida lo aguarda.
Al principio, se resiste a unirse a los célebres Hermanos de l. a. Costa, pero pronto adopta los angeles vida de un bucanero, mientras sucumbe a los encantos seductores de una enigmática señorita. Como capitán de su propio barco, saquea las Antillas en busca del oro español. Adónde
le conducirán sus aventuras, solo Dios lo sabe…

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Download The Bachelorette Party by Donald Welch PDF

By Donald Welch

“You will snort, cry, and rejoice whereas connecting with this tale of irreplaceable friendships, own transformation, and the turn facet of affection. An enlightening and extremely stress-free read.”
–Hill Harper, actor and writer of Letters to a tender Brother

Investment banker Nicole Lawson is set to marry her romantic equivalent: a gradual, good-looking health care professional with whom she has fallen head over heels in love. And her closest friends–all tight due to the fact that excessive school–want to work out Nicole pass down the aisle fashionable. they arrive jointly to bathe her with lavish presents, reliable needs, a sizzling stripper, humor that pushes the envelope, and lots of cocktails.
It is shaping as much as be a superb night–until their pal Tisha, who one of many ladies believes is being abused via her husband, surprises the gang by means of displaying up dressed to kill and able to celebration. and shortly they’re in for even higher surprises. the coming of an uninvited visitor all of sudden turns the as soon as vigorous temper into certainly one of somber introspection. In time, everyone seems to be sharing tears and fears, and stunning each other with tales none of them can think they’ve controlled to maintain to themselves for thus lengthy. however the evening doesn’t finish there.

Another knock on the door brings the private mystery of all–one that would try out the loyalties and wits of each difficult and soft girl within the room.

“This tale rather grabs you and not we could move until eventually the final line. Readers gets so concerned that they are going to do every thing yet wake up and testify: ‘Oh yes!’ ”
–Loretta Devine, actress

From the exchange Paperback edition.

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Download Never Said It Was Easy by Michelle Richardson PDF

By Michelle Richardson

Michelle Richardson’s by no means acknowledged It was once effortless, the second one installment within the event lifestyles from a special point of view sequence, is the a lot expected sequel to It’s uncomplicated. stick with Chase and Tia for a persevered examine their trip and the way their offerings influence them alongside the way in which; supplying a fair and infrequently painful examine genuine existence eventualities and the way fiercely pushed and obdurate fans decide to deal with them.

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Download Better by John O'Brien PDF

By John O'Brien

"John O'Brien used to be a stunningly gifted author who created poetry from the main squalid materials."—Jay McInerney, writer of Bright lighting fixtures, great City

Within the partitions of a foreboding mansion positioned within the hills overlooking l. a., the artful Double Felix performs host to an array of gorgeous girls in addition to his not likely sidekick William. The mysterious patriarch gives you his live-in site visitors’ each want whereas asking not anything in go back. Days start with William and Double Felix discussing their conquests with the women over morning Vodka, a ritual that's still edged in homoerotic pressure. From there the ingesting maintains, in basic terms to be interrupted through a few miscellany—perhaps a rerun of The Love Boat or a few informal sex.

But the continued torpor has been disappointed by means of the house's most modern arrival, a gorgeous younger girl named Laurie, with whom either Double Felix and William turn into hopelessly smitten. Trash-talking Maggie and Zipper, the hooker who flew in on a trick and not left, smolder with envy whereas Laurie garners increasingly more recognition from the men.

As tensions spiral uncontrolled, the house—an nearly anthropomorphic entity in itself—ejects a few of its denizens whereas extra ensnaring others. ultimately, each one faces an identical ultimatum: go away or remain. the choice is fraught with consequence.

Better delves deep into the psyche of its topics via an complex internet of cultural icons, loyalty, covert communications, and intercourse. John O'Brien's characters loom out and in of a surreal international that turns out to drift excessive above the remainder of us, yet is in reality firmly tethered to the human condition.

John O'Brien used to be born in 1960 and grew up in Cleveland, Ohio. He moved to l. a. in 1982 along with his then-wife Lisa. in the course of his lifetime, he used to be a busboy, dossier clerk, and low roaster, yet writing used to be his real calling. He dedicated suicide in April 1994 at age thirty-three. His released fiction comprises Leaving Las Vegas, The attack on Tony's, and Stripper Lessons.

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Download Retrograde by Kat Hausler PDF

By Kat Hausler

On a hot summer season day in Berlin, Helena is hit by way of a truck whereas crossing the road. She awakens to the loving face of her husband Joachim. as well as a couple of damaged bones, she realizes she can’t have in mind something concerning the twist of fate, or maybe the previous couple of years prime as much as it. Retrograde amnesia the medical professionals name it, and guarantee her that with time, she may still regain her memory.

At free ends after one other botched courting, Joachim doesn’t intend to misinform his estranged spouse, Helena. but if he realizes that she doesn’t take into accout their separation, he can’t deliver himself to tell her. So he does what any rational guy may do: he is taking her domestic and pretends they have been by no means apart.

As the lies gather, Helena senses anything isn’t fairly right—that her husband is hiding whatever. while the skin international encroaches, Helena needs to face an unsettling fact and judge what the previous will suggest for his or her destiny. Is the earlier binding, or can she go again and alter what went fallacious of their courting? And if given the opportunity, may she even wish to?

In her beautifully written debut novel, Kat Hausler weaves a haunting  tale of the tenuous nature of love. 

Kirkus Reviews - "A strongly written story approximately resurrecting a wedding lower than the main strange and mysterious of circumstances."

Nudge Books -(4 stars) "This anxious, haunting and strong tale explores the trivia of the connection among the couple as they begin to reside jointly back . . . the finishing used to be a masterpiece of the ability of “less is extra” in story-telling."

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