Loving Ashe (Celebrity Series Book 1) by Liz Durano

It’s been three years since Riley Eames’ last break-up and if there’s anything she’s learned about love, it’s that love hurts – and it leaves many questions unanswered. So when her ex-boyfriend calls her for a booty call, she jumps at the chance, if only to get the answers she needs. But when she ends up trapped in the hotel elevator with Hollywood’s latest heartthrob Ashe Hunter, the last thing Riley expects is to fall in love again, even if it means opening herself up to the painful answers she’s always wanted to know – answers that have been right in front of her all along.

Author: Liz Durano

Rating: Rating: 4.30 / 5
134 reviews

The First Time I Said Goodbye by Claire Allan

Would you hold on tighter if you knew you were saying goodbye forever?In 1959, factory girl Stella Hegarty finds herself falling unexpectedly for the charms of a handsome US marine based in Derry.Caught up in a whirlwind of romance, Stella finds herself planning a new life in America with her beloved Ray.But when tragedy steps in, both their lives are thrown into turmoil and they come to realise they may have said their first, and last goodbye.In 2010, Annabel Jackson, reeling from the loss of her father, agrees to accompany her mother Stella back to Ireland to meet her family for the first time. In Derry they both start to realise that sometimes you have to say goodbye to what you thought you always wanted, in order to find what you have needed all along.Editorial Reviews“One of the most scrumptious books i think I’ve ever read”All Things Books“Like a hug in a book! … ideal book for those who doubts there’s such a thing as having it all” – Woman’s Way“An amazing story of first love and how, even years later, the feelings can still exist. Based on a true story, this was my favourite tale of true love in recent years. Sweet, warm and endearing, it stayed with me for weeks after I had finished it. For all of us that believe there is a soulmate out there for everyone.” Bleach House LibraryQuite simply, this is one of the nicest, warmest and moving love stories I have read in years and I found myself very emotional while reading it. It had some personal meaning to me, as it was a similar tale to a relative of mine, and I had to stop reading a few times in order to pull myself together. I didn’t want it to end and the lump in my throat remains with me, even as I write this review. Writing.ieI LOVED this book. I was completely absorbed in it …I really couldn’t put it down – At Home with Mrs M“A feel-good, touching and amusing tale which readers will find hard to put down” – Irish Independent

Author: Claire Allan

Rating: Rating: 4.50 / 5
489 reviews

Deceptive Cadence: The Conor McBride Series, Book 1 (The Virtuosic Spy) by Kathryn Guare

Winner, 2014 Finalist Medal for Best Action/Adventure Novel, Next Generation Indie Book Awards

Readers who love “thrillers with heart” will find everything they’re looking for in this award-winning book – the first in a new suspense series.
Meet Conor McBride. He’s even more interesting than the trouble he gets into.
A talented Irish musician reluctantly reinvents himself, disappearing into an undercover identity to search for the man who ruined his career: his own brother.
On a journey from the west of Ireland to the tumultuous city of Mumbai, Conor McBride’s only goal is to redeem the brother who betrayed him.
But he’s becoming a virtuoso of a different kind in a dangerous game where the rules keep changing—and where the allies he trusted to help him may be the people he should fear the most.
As the latest addition to the popular “thrillers with heart” genre, reviewers are praising this new suspense series and its irresistible hero:
“A true international thriller!”
“…an intense adrenaline-pumping plot with all the twists and turns you would expect from the genre and an irresistible hero. Kudos to Guare for creating my new literary crush.”
“…a refreshing take on the mystery/thriller/spy genre. I was totally glued to the novel, and stayed up late last night as I was so captivated with the book.”
“…unlike a lot of suspense/thrillers I’ve read, the characters were really complex and vivid. Conor McBride is an especially great character and I hated to have the book end because I wanted to spend more time with him.”
“If you like suspense novels, you’ll love this one! Conor McBride is not your typical detective/spy.”
“…pages and pages of sheer action that kept me glued to my kindle for a whole night!”
“I found myself worrying about Conor while I was at work and not reading!”
“Absolutely terrific book…The characters are grand, especially the hero.”
Scroll up to grab your copy of the first installment in this action-packed thriller/suspense series.

Author: Kathryn Guare

Rating: Rating: 4.50 / 5
357 reviews

Tiara by John Reinhard Dizon

Peace talks between Great Britain and Northern Ireland are in danger of falling apart. The evening before the negotiations are set to begin, the Princess of Edinburgh is kidnapped.Princess Jennifer’s fate attracts the attention of several international organizations, including the IRA, MI6, and the CIA. While Jennifer finds herself the mistreated prize in an age-old war, no one can expect what happens when The Golden Terror — an Irish assassin — takes an interest in her.With the future of a nation at stake, the two cross paths and enter a deadly race against time and some of the most dangerous men in the world.

Author: John Reinhard Dizon

Rating: Rating: 4.70 / 5
74 reviews

Seizing Control (Black Shamrocks MC Book 1) by Kylie Hillman and Rose Vaden

*New Cover, Reformatted and Re-Edited*
Only daughter of the volatile President of the Black Shamrocks MC and long-suffering sister to four overprotective brothers, Madelaine O’Brien has survived circumstances that would have broken a lesser woman.

Mik ‘Mad Dog’ Kennedy is her salvation, her reward for continuing to fight, and the matching piece of her soul.

With her life finally happy and on track, will the reappearance of the monster from her past be the event that finally breaks her? Or will he be the catalyst she needs to put it all behind her, once and for all?

They say when life gives you lemons; make lemonade. What happens when life keeps sending you demons who refuse to stay buried? Do you lie down and accept defeat or rise to the seemingly unwinnable challenge, and start SEIZING CONTROL?

Disclaimer: This story contains graphic situations that may not be suitable for all readers.

Author: Kylie Hillman and Rose Vaden

Rating: Rating: 4.40 / 5
202 reviews

The Valley of Fear (Wisehouse Classics Edition – with original illustrations by Frank Wiles) by Arthur Conan Doyle and Frank Wiles

The Valley of Fear is the fourth and final Sherlock Holmes novel by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. It is loosely based on the Molly Maguires and Pinkerton agent James McParland. The story was first published in the Strand Magazine between September 1914 and May 1915. The first book edition was copyrighted in 1914, and it was first published by George H. Doran Company in New York on 27 February 1915, and illustrated by Arthur I. Keller.The novel starts when Sherlock Holmes receives a mysterious book ciphered message from an agent to Professor Moriarty using the pseudonym Fred Porlock. Holmes deduces the book used for encryption to be a monthly almanac; however, he initially uses the latest publication, which leads him to decipher Porlock’s message as a statement that the “Maharata Government is pigs bristles” …This edition by Wisehouse Classics includes all of the stories with the original illustrations by Frank Wiles. (more on www.wisehouse-classics.com)

Author: Arthur Conan Doyle and Frank Wiles

Rating: Rating: 4.40 / 5
292 reviews

The Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy

The fates of two ill-matched couples intertwine in this poignant masterpiece from one of England’s greatest novelists Eustacia Vye is as wild and beautiful as the landscape that surrounds her grandfather’s house on Egdon Heath. Dark-haired, tempestuous, and haughty, she yearns to escape her rural corner of England, and believes that by marrying Clym Yeobright, a native of the heath just returned from Paris, she will find the romance and adventure her heart craves. But Clym’s interests run in the opposite direction—toward comfort, community, and tradition—and the young couple’s happy union soon turns miserable. When a former suitor pays a fateful visit, Eustacia must decide whether to break her vows to Clym or forego her exotic dreams forever.   One of Thomas Hardy’s most beloved novels, The Return of the Native brilliantly evokes the dangerous allure of romantic fantasies. Rich in mythological allusions yet grounded in the hard realities of nineteenth-century village life, it is one of the most heartbreaking tragedies ever told.   This ebook has been professionally proofread to ensure accuracy and readability on all devices.  

Author: Thomas Hardy

Rating: Rating: 4.30 / 5
211 reviews

The Valley of Fear (Wisehouse Classics Edition – with original illustrations by Frank Wiles) by Arthur Conan Doyle and Frank Wiles

The Valley of Fear is the fourth and final Sherlock Holmes novel by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. It is loosely based on the Molly Maguires and Pinkerton agent James McParland. The story was first published in the Strand Magazine between September 1914 and May 1915. The first book edition was copyrighted in 1914, and it was first published by George H. Doran Company in New York on 27 February 1915, and illustrated by Arthur I. Keller.The novel starts when Sherlock Holmes receives a mysterious book ciphered message from an agent to Professor Moriarty using the pseudonym Fred Porlock. Holmes deduces the book used for encryption to be a monthly almanac; however, he initially uses the latest publication, which leads him to decipher Porlock’s message as a statement that the “Maharata Government is pigs bristles” …This edition by Wisehouse Classics includes all of the stories with the original illustrations by Frank Wiles. (more on www.wisehouse-classics.com)

Author: Arthur Conan Doyle and Frank Wiles

Rating: Rating: 4.40 / 5
266 reviews

Vermillion (The Hundred Days Series Book 1) by Baird Wells

On the eve of war, General Matthew Webb has returned to his division in Belgium. Upon arriving, he finds his garrison in disarray and the regimental surgeon, Doctor Addison, on his deathbed. With Napoleon on the horizon, Matthew struggles to prepare his men while feeling frustrated by the regiment’s headstrong nurse.
Katherine Foster, trained as a doctor in America, has come with Doctor Addison to the battlefields of Europe in hopes of being allowed to practice. The illness of her mentor and the arrival of the taciturn General Webb conspire to dash her hopes, but Kate stubbornly refuses to be daunted.
Each resolving to overcome the other in a contest of wills, Matthew and Kate are thrown together when events inside the garrison take a dark turn.
It is an uneasy alliance, and for better or worse one they both discover they cannot live without.

Author: Baird Wells

Rating: Rating: 4.70 / 5
63 reviews