The heart-pounding finale to World Fantasy Award finalist Kate Elliott's captivating, New York Times bestselling young adult series--now available in paperback! Choose between your parents. Choose between your friends. Choose between your lovers.Choose who you are. On the run from the murderous King Nikonos, Jessamy must find a way for her beloved Kalliarkos to take his rightful place on the throne. Only then can he end the oppression of the Commoners by their long time Patron overlords. But Kal's rise to power is fraught with manipulation and shocking decisions that make Jes question everything they promised each other. As their relationship frays and Jes's family and friends beg her for help, will she cast Kal and her Patron heritage aside? Will she finally join--even lead--the rebellion that had been burning among the Commoners for years? This explosive finale of World Fantasy Award finalist Kate Elliott's Court of Five series forces Jessamy to confront an inescapable truth: with or without her, the revolution has begun.
In 1898, an Englishman vanishes without a trace in the French Pyrenees. Five years later, he suddenly re-appears, walking into a small mountain village, wearing the same clothes and looking the same as the day he disappeared. The only difference is the ring he wears on his finger, a ring which bears a cryptic clue to his long absence. Ninety years later, the ring is the cherished possession of Danny Davis, an American photojournalist. In London to interview the members of a popular rock-and-roll band, she does not realize that one Englishman will stop at nothing to recover the ring and the secret it holds. When Geremy Hawker, lead singer for the Mystic Celts, arrives for the first segment of the interview, he finds Danny’s flat in a shambles and himself cast as her rescuer when he thwarts a kidnapping attempt. As they work together to unravel the mystery of the ring, they begin a dangerous journey that leads them to the French Pyrenees and the mysterious Cave of the Blue Light. In the process of discovering the cave’s surprising secret, they are forced to confront their own long-buried secrets of the heart.
Drew Chambliss started her life at age twelve. Everything before then was lost when trauma wiped her past away. She adjusted to a new family and a new life, but something was always missing. Cicely Jones lives life big and out loud. She has no room in her life for secrets. When Cicely meets Drew at a music festival, the chemistry is unbelievable. They fit effortlessly. When Drew starts to remember bits of her past and a stranger begins to stalk her, she pushes Cicely away to protect her. When Cicely demands the truth, Drew has to choose between keeping her safe and the past that could destroy them both.
This coming of age story from Declan Henry captures life growing up on a farm in Derrykinlough, a rural village on the Sligo/Mayo border in the Irish Republic during the 1970s and early 1980s. This is an evocative account of an Irish childhood and tells of a now vanished world - settled, highly traditional and moulded at every point by Catholicism. It's an account of self-discovery while encapsulating the hopes and ideals reminiscent of the time.
‘Compulsive and thoroughly captivating… I found myself unable to tear myself away and as a consequence read it all in a single tense sitting… bags of suspense and action wrapped up in a thrillingly plotted story’ Reader’s Retreat, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ On the first day in her new job, Detective Megan Thomas is called to a murder. The body lies deep in an underground bunker, in the middle of beautiful countryside. The two women in the nearest house claim to have no idea who it could be or who could have put it there. So why are they so nervous? And why does Noah, the young child living there, talk about a visitor he’s meant to keep secret? Megan is determined to solve the case. She’s moved to Devon for a fresh start, after years spent undercover. But when she looks at the victim, it triggers a panic attack. As her heart races and her breathing stalls, she’s forced to ask whether she can return to life in a regular crime unit. Her memories are too powerful to be buried, maybe too powerful to let her do her job. But the need to find justice for the unnamed victim still drives her. When another body is found on the stretch of beach where she swims every day, Megan realises that she is up against a truly vicious killer. Then Noah goes missing, and Megan finds herself in a race against time to save an innocent life. She won’t rest until she finds answers – no matter what it might cost her. A completely gripping new series from bestselling author Susan Wilkins, introducing the tough and determined Detective Megan Thomas. For fans of Ann Cleeves, LJ Ross and Mari Hannah, this will keep you hooked from the first page to the last. What readers are saying about Buried Deep: ‘My favourite read of 2020… I was engaged from the very first chapter… Brilliant’ Goodreads Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Extremely compulsive… my attention didn’t waver for a second and I read it in one sitting… keeps the interest and tension going with timely reveals, unexpected developments and a clever plot’ Goodreads Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘I loved the book and was gripped straight from the off. Susan’s a great writer, building up the tension nicely and giving a thumping action-packed ending that really delivers.’ Jessie Keane, author of The Knock ‘Addictive, gripping, twisty… how this story unfolds is just brilliant’ Goodreads Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Thrilling… will have you gripped and enthralled right from the beginning… an addictive read’ Once Upon A Time Book Blog ‘One of the best… compelling… I loved this book.’ Nigeladamsbookworm, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘I loved Buried Deep… a gripping plot that had me frantically flipping pages… If you haven't yet read this, you need to. An excellent start to a series that promises to be brilliant.’ Sandy’s Book A Day ‘Loved this… if you like Vera you will love this book. Brilliant’ Goodreads Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Brilliant… had me hooked from the beginning’ Goodreads Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Brilliant book in my opinion! I want to read more and dive into Megan's past… She fascinates me. 5 stars.’ B for Bookreview, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘A terrific start to what promises to be an excellent new police procedural series’ Goodreads Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Gripping… twists and turns and plenty of suspicious characters… Looking forward to reading more’ Goodreads Reviewer ‘A suspenseful fast paced thriller’ Goodreads Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Murders, intricate plot, red herrings and twisted reveals… I knew I had a winner in my hands’ Shalini’s Books & Reviews ‘Full of action and suspense… hard to put down. Couldn't wait to find out what happened… Amazing.’ Goodreads Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Our love was unstoppable.Our bond, unbreakable.Until it wasn't.An impossible choice had to be made.Lies were told.Hearts were broken.Though the years have passed, Jolene Barrington still looks just as beautiful as the day I met her.Except the golden hue that once shined in her eyes has tarnished.She's in trouble.And she needs me to be the same man I was before.But that's impossible.That man's heart is no longer in his chest.It's buried six feet under.
Public relations expert Lauren Richmond believes her family has been jinxed in the love department. To avoid the chaos she suffered as a child, she has built a grammatically-perfect, passion-free life, which crumbles shortly after she rescues a man from muggers. The victim, Luis Hernandez, is an archeology professor on a quest to locate an ancient Mayan document that survived the Spanish Inquisition. Convinced that the Codex exists, Luis is determined to protect his ancestors' priceless artifacts. When strangers ransack Luis's home and office and then threaten Lauren, sweet and seductive Luis insists the mysterious map he inherited from his grandfather has nothing to do with the incidents. Deep in the Mexican rain forest at a Mayan dig site, Luis and Lauren must outsmart ruthless grave robbers and battle phantoms from their past to rescue a treasure that could destroy their love.