A new Notorious Bachelors novel from Emma Wildes When blackmail turns to murder, Madeline May turns to the notorious Viscount Altea, a man used to dealing with men of ill repute, and a man she despises with every fiber of her being. From the very moment of their first meeting-and one unforgettable night of passion-Luke Daudet knew she was different. And when he received her fateful entreaty, he knew he would not be able to stay away...
Many people wonder if God still speaks. God wonders if people still listen. It was one o'clock in the morning when Maxie Hellmann was suddenly awakened to pray. With the presence of the Lord evident, He began speaking to her about taking a message to the churches in her city, a message of repentance.From Our Wicked Waysis the product of a yearlong mission to visit area churches and spread that word. Maxie uses notes from her journal as well as scriptural reflection to candidly document the responses of more than eighty pastors as she carries the message of repentance to saints and sinners alike. In doing so, she solicits an answer from every reader—an answer to a question that resonates infinitely beyond the city limits of Hickory, North Carolina, and bears the weight of eternity—a question that God Himself asks each of us: 'What will your response be to My word?'
There are three people in this marriage. One of them must die. Alicia Gray knows she's a lucky woman. With a gorgeous, successful husband who whisks her away on romantic trips, a beautiful home in one of the country's wealthiest zip codes, and two wonderful daughters, life couldn't be better. However, she'll soon discover that an enviable marriage comes at a deadly cost. Who is Faith and why are dozens of email messages between her and Alicia's husband hidden in his draft folder? Why were the messages never sent? As Alicia embarks on a desperate quest to uncover Faith's identity, a shocking death hits close to home and sends her reeling. Was it a tragic accident or cold-blooded murder? In this beautiful town of wealth and privilege, nothing is as it seems, and everyone has something to hide. As Alicia struggles under the weight of dark secrets from her own past, someone knows more than they’re saying—someone who knows the truth will come at a devastating price. Emotionally gripping and expertly plotted, this heart-pounding, compulsive read is the perfect domestic thriller for fans of The Wife Between Us, The Husband’s Secret and The Couple Next Door.
Appear like magic. Get the guy. Having her way with gorgeous Barrett Byron-Moore is easy–until Avery learns that he’s been sent by the billionaire Harts to find her. Now Barrett is confusing her instincts. And the more time they spend together—touching, tasting—the deeper this Cinderella is sinking...
Chloe didn’t set out to be famous, but her marriage to Hollywood A-lister, Jason Vanderholt, made her a celebrity by association. Jealous and nosy fans heckle her in public and the tabloids portray her as cold, arrogant, and unworthy of her husband. As bad as that is, it’s about to get a whole lot worse. Her brother, Chris, is being paroled from prison, where he has been serving time for shooting and nearly killing Chloe when she was a child. This is not a situation that she wants splashed all over the headlines, especially because this could incite her brother to try to finish the job. When Chloe gets word of a string of crimes that might be tied to her brother, she finds she has yet another enemy: their father, Dr. Winters. He refuses to cooperate with Chloe’s security team and even gives the police a hard time when they try to investigate. The one ally Chloe has in her own family is her half-sister, Beth, a public prosecutor intent on bringing Chris to justice. Her approach is so aggressive that everyone from Chloe’s security specialist to the police detective insists that she is doing more harm than good. Beth assures Chloe that her way is the only way that will work, which leaves Chloe to decide whether to trust the experts, or the sister she barely knows. The wrong choice puts her very life in danger.
We're all just one step away from achieving what we want and getting what we deserve out of life. To seize control of her own life and career, Vickie Milazzo, internationally known women's mentor, New York Times bestselling author, Inc. Top 10 Entrepreneur and self-made millionaire, was willing to take a whacking from a Buddhist monk, jump out of an airplane and step out of a comfortable job into the unknown. In Wicked Success Is Inside Every Woman, Vickie shares every success secret she used to grow her career into a $16-million business. Vickie shows you how to get real about achieving wicked success. Not witches and flying broomsticks wicked—but exaggerated wicked. Reading this book, you'll feel like you're sitting with a good friend who inspires you, encourages you and pushes you to think in a more exaggerated and uncommon way. This is a buck-up book with a buck-up plan for any woman ready to take back control of her life and career and unleash the wicked success inside every woman.
Third in the “witty and enchanting”* Ladies in Waiting romance series from critically acclaimed author Emma Wildes. A sophisticated peer and an unfashionable spinster... After four grueling seasons, comely Vivian LaCrosse thought she was finally engaged—until her fiancé elopes with another. But the scandal is dispersed in the nick of time by the unlikely proposal of Lucien Caverleigh, the handsome older brother to her former fiancé. No one is more startled than she is by the unlikely match, but the offer seems genuine—and he is the most eligible bachelor in England... All seems well until the wedding day, when a shocking act of revenge tears Lucien away from the altar and away from British soil. Shattered by what seems an unforgivable betrayal, Vivian vows to never trust a man again. But when Lucien returns, he aims to claim Vivian as his own once more. And he’s willing to do anything to gain her heart—even if he has to steal it… Includes special previews of Ruined by Moonlight and the first book in the Ladies in Waiting series, One Whisper Away—available from Signet Eclipse *Fallen Angel Reviews
Click here for Emma Wildes' brand-new novella, available as an exclusive eBook! Lady Cecily Francis is resigned to become the wife of Lord Drury, the man she suspects her sister is pining for. But upon her first scandalous encounter with the exotic Earl of Augustine-the American whom everyone is whispering about- Cecily is intrigued by the possibility of a more exciting life. If only she could contrive some way to marry the unconventional earl instead.... Around town he's known as Earl Savage. Although he inherited his title legitimately-and, with it, responsibility for his three half sisters-Augustine is half American and part Iroquois. He can't wait to settle his father's estate, marry his sisters off, and return to his native soil. Until charming Lady Cecily has him considering a prolonged stay in England...
Ladies in Waiting An eSpecial from the New American Library
Author: Emma Wildes
A sensual historical romance that will leave readers smoldering for more. Upon his triumphant return from Waterloo, Carlos Verde, the Marquess de Santorino, finds his beloved Lady Juliet Stather engaged to another. Four years apart has not dulled his passion for her, but the rift he caused between them will not be easy to mend. Fortunately, Carlos has an unexpected ally who is determined to bring the two dueling lovers together once more.
Lady Lillian Bourne is re-entering society after her disastrous elopement four years ago, and has to be the very picture of propriety. But when she finds herself locked in a library with an enigmatic stranger during a party, she risks falling from grace a second time... After years working as a spy, Lord Damien Northfield finds London tedious-until his encounter with the lovely but notorious Lily. When he's enlisted to investigate a scheme of blackmail and murder, he's thrilled to discover that Lily may be the key to catching a ruthless killer...
Victoria Manwell much prefers travelling the globe with her scholarly father to society’s traditional expectations for a lady. Marriage includes too many strictures, and where will she find a man who embraces her unconventional passion for botany? Well, except for Stephen Forsythe, once a childhood friend but now an intriguing, handsome scientist. The reckless impulse to seduce him might bring her only trouble, but then again the erotic research might prove to be worth the potential scandal...
Meagan Fenwick hasn't had a happy Christmas since the death of her parents. Any hopes of this season being different are dashed when her stepbrother gambles away their estate--and her hand in marriage. Shy Meagan would rather die than wed Lord Rothchild--until she discovers she can't resist his charms.
Documents from the Revolutionary and Early National Periods
Author: Billy Smith
Publisher: Penn State Press
The meaning of American history has rarely been contested more fiercely than during the current &"culture wars&" as Americans battle to define their past. Life in Early Philadelphia can contribute much to a reasoned discussion by giving readers the rare opportunity to interpret and reconstruct life in the country's premier urban center at a time when Americans struggled to establish their independence and to create a new nation. Covering the period from about 1775 to 1810, these remarkable documents reveal glimpses of the lives of everyday men and women&—from the impoverished, imprisoned, and enslaved to the &"middling sort&" and the wealthy. Each document is prefaced by a helpful introduction and is extensively annotated. A general introduction, glossary, bibliography, and guide to further reading make the book ideal for students and general readers. Taken as a whole, this collection reveals much about the shaping of American society.