By E. C. Blake
Masks is the first novel in the dystopian fantasy mask of Aygrima series
Cataclysmic occasions have left the Autarchy of Aygrima—the one land blessed with magical resources—cut off from its former buying and selling companions around the waters, now not understanding if any of these far-off peoples nonetheless stay. but less than the rule of thumb of the Autarch, Aygrima survives. and due to the production of the mask and the vigilance of the Autarch’s Watchers, nobody can threaten the safety of the empire.
In Aygrima, magic is a present possessed from beginning by way of a truly small percent of the inhabitants, with the Autarch himself the main strong magic employee of all. basically the long-vanquished girl of discomfort and hearth have been in a position to problem his rule.
At the age of fifteen, voters are famous as adults and needs to don the spell-infused Masks—which denote either prestige and profession—whenever they're in public. to take care of the safe rule of the dominion, the mask are magically crafted to bare any treasonous concepts or activities. And as soon as such betrayals are uncovered, the Watchers are there to implement the law.
Mara Holdfast, daughter of the Autarch’s grasp Maskmaker, is speedy forthcoming her 15th birthday and her all-important overlaying rite. Her father himself has been operating in the back of closed doorways to create Mara’s masks. as soon as the rite is completed, she's going to take her position as an grownup, and talented with a similar magical skills as her father, she's going to additionally declare her rightful position as his apprentice.
But at the day of her protecting whatever is going horribly flawed, and rather than celebrating, Mara is torn clear of her mom and dad, imprisoned, and consigned to a wagon certain for the mines. Is it simply because she didn’t flip the unMasked boy she came across over to the evening Watchers? Or is it simply because she’s lied approximately her reward, claiming she will merely see one colour of magic, while honestly she will be able to see all of them, simply as she may whilst she was once a tender child?
Whatever the explanation, her masks has categorised her a traitor and now she has misplaced every little thing, doomed to slavery within the mines until eventually she dies. and never even her present can exhibit Mara the longer term that awaits her—a destiny which may see her freed to assist a insurgent reason, pressured to develop into a puppet of the Autarch, or reworked right into a strength as harmful to her international because the mythical girl of ache and fireplace.
By Robyn Carr
With humor and perception, number one big apple instances bestselling writer Robyn Carr explores letting move of the past—and discovering anything worthy construction a destiny on
Single dad and Thunder Point's deputy sheriff "Mac" McCain has labored challenging to maintain his city secure and his daughter satisfied. Now he is stumbled on his personal happiness with Gina James. The longtime associates have continuously shared the demanding situations and rewards of elevating their adolescent daughters. With an unforeseen romance starting to be among them, they're feeling like children themselves—suddenly they can not get sufficient of 1 another.
And simply while issues are particularly starting off, their lives are without notice thrown into chaos. whilst Mac's long-lost ex-wife indicates up on the town, drama takes on an entire new which means. Mac and Gina understand they are intended to be jointly, yet can their newfound love stand up to the pressure?
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By Heather Webber
The warmth is on... whilst Boston psychic Lucy Valentine reveals herself concerned with a gaggle of eccentric mediums attempting to high quality music their skills, she is confident a unprecedented spring warmth wave has flushed all of the neighborhood crazies out of hiding. including to her idea is her latest shopper within the misplaced Loves department of Valentine, Inc., her family?s profitable matchmaking enterprise. He?s an animal whisperer who hires Lucy to find his soul mate?because his cat informed him so. discovering his purrfect fit, notwithstanding, isn't really as effortless because it turns out. yet craziest of all is the Beantown Burner, a serial arsonist who's focusing on inner most eye Sam Donahue, brother of Lucy?s boyfriend, Sean. With the aid of her kooky psychic staff, Lucy needs to faucet into hidden talents to capture the firebug prior to the fires flip lethal. She by no means anticipated to find that the cause at the back of the flames hits a bit too as regards to home...and dangerously with regards to her center.
By T. Sue VerSteeg
Most girls have them: these very precise, very diverse voices of their brain. possible frequently be chalked as much as logic, the opposite to mischief, mayhem or simply simple morbid interest. either are continually there, although, prepared with their cents worthy. Jemma Keith is not any exception to the guideline. She does not have an issue agreeing to photo her dishonest ex-boyfriend's marriage ceremony. The issue, although, is what to do as soon as she will get there. good judgment sounds like taking the excessive highway; she will be able to deal with being the higher individual. Mischief desires to slither in, crashing the total affair down round his valueless ankles. what is a lady to do whilst she cannot make up her brain? at the least each side are in whole concord in regards to the bride's cousin, Anthony Giovanni: he is sizzling, good-looking, and oh, so tempting. subscribe to Jemma as she weaves via an online of lust, temptation, revenge, and even perhaps love.
By Brenda Hill
To all of our years jointly, Lisa Montgomery s husband stated one night, elevating his glass in a toast, a few of them strong. They laughed and clicked wine glasses. yet after his loss of life, Lisa discovers he hadn't been teasing. while the contents of a mystery put up workplace field shatters her illusions approximately her marriage, she struggles to come back to phrases along with his betrayal. pressured to ascertain her existence as a spouse, mom, and as a girl, she realizes her stricken adolescence did not enable her to be whatever yet composed and quiet. Then Terry O'Neal enters her life... yet a jealous coworker watches, desirous to spoil what he cannot have. past the Quiet stocks the tale of 1 woman's struggles even though bitterness, loss, and betrayal, studying to cherish every one second and keep on with her long-buried desires. it is the tale of the way a quiet, passionless widow turns into lively sufficient to climb onto her lover s shoulders for a piggyback ride... within the nude.
By Jennifer Lewis
A guess so much Wild
With companies to overcome in Singapore and a centuries-old relations heirloom to discover in Scotland, investor James Drummond is not any stranger to a problem. yet making the mysterious Fiona Lam his represents his riskiest energy play but. whilst he deals her the moon and stars, Fiona counters with a suggestion of her own—a guess, to be exact.
Winning a high-stakes horse race opposed to James is Fiona's most sensible likelihood at reclaiming her family's factory…and her father's honor. Seducing James is simply a way to that end…until they turn out in mattress jointly! Then all bets are off….
Means We Wed (A 12 months Of Loving Dangerously) (Silhouette Intimate Moments)
By Andrew Davidson
A brand new York instances Bestseller. The Gargoyle: the captivating tale of 1 man's descent into own hell and his quest for salvation. On a depressing street in the midst of the evening, a automobile plunges right into a ravine. the driving force survives the crash, yet his injuriesconfine him to a health facility burn unit. There the mysterious Marianne Engel, a sculptress of grotesques, enters his existence. She insists they have been fans in medieval Germany, while he used to be a mercenary and he or she used to be a scribe within the monastery of Engelthal. As she spins the tale in their earlier lives jointly, the man's disbelief falters; quickly, even the very unlikely can now not be brushed aside.
By Georgette Heyer
There are heroes and villains yet just one king...
John, Duke of Bedford, grew to manhood battling for his father, King Henry IV of britain, at the wild and lawless Northern Marches. He used to be a prince of the royal blood, unswerving, powerful, and the best best friend that his brother?the destiny Henry V?was to have. jam-packed with the conflict of sour rivalries and lethal energy struggles, this is often Georgette Heyer's final and such a lot bold novel, bringing to lifestyles a personality and a interval she came across irresistibly attractive.
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By Lisa Jackson
2012 Retail ePub of 1995 Novel.
Now to be had as an e-book for the 1st time ever, a vintage romantic event set at the turbulent border of Wales, the place a rogue knight and a girl conflict with passionate intensity….
Stealthy and unsafe because the identify he bears, Wolf, outlaw knight of Abergwynn, has no quarrel with the suffering younger good looks in his palms. He has come to Tower Dwyrain to take his revenge opposed to her bridegroom, a brutal nobleman Wolf has sworn to dishonor. via this girl, Wolf suggestion he may perform a delicately wrought vengeance. in its place, he unearths a distinct fate—a girl to struggle for and to ennoble his darkish, wayward soul.
Megan of Dwyrain has been haunted by means of a sorcerer’s prediction that her fort will be destroyed, her prepared marriage doomed, and her enemy made her loved. Now, within the iron grab of the abductor who invaded her marriage ceremony, she beholds eyes that glitter now not with hate yet with devilment and spirit. she is going to problem him, try and break out him, and but locate in him a Wolf she hungers to tame—a knight who evokes a love that not anything, no longer dungeons darkish nor the chance of loss of life itself, can finish.