Cara Truman is a pint-size pistol whose inquisitive nature has gotten her into trouble on more than one occasion. Her next adventure takes her further than she even expected when she ends up on a journey out of this world.
"Pint-sized Spaz attracts a Dragon Alien. Fun!"
Raised in the backwater province of Crowthorne, Cara finds her fate bound to a system she despises and a goddess she no longer believes in. When it becomes clear that the heir to the Elbian throne has found disfavor in the eyes of the goddess, Cara is ordained by blood to take her cousin's place as heir apparent.
"Cara's Gonna Need Maury!"
In the final race of her track career, Cara Bradley beat her personal best by a remarkable six seconds. Until then Bradley had been a so-so athlete hampered by pre-race jitters and self-doubt. She set about understanding how she could replicate this experience in every area of life. She has distilled what she found into moving out of over-thinking and over-doing and into fully being alive.
November 1989: Aimee Leduc is in her first year of college at Paris' preeminent medical school. She lives in a 17th-century apartment that overlooks the Seine with her father, who runs the family detective agency. But the week the Berlin Wall crumbles, so does Aimee's life as she knows it. First, someone has sabotaged her lab work, putting her at risk of failing out of the program. Then, she finds out her aristo boyfriend is planning to get engaged to another woman.
For fans of Girl Boss by Sophie Amoruso, I Am That Girl by Alexis Jones and You Are a Badass by Jen Sincero comes the latest book from best-selling author, entrepreneur, and master life coach Cara Alwill Leyba. Girl Code is a roadmap for female entrepreneurs, professional women, "side hustlers" (those with a day job who are building a business on the side), and anyone in between who wants to become a better woman.
Anam Cara is a Celtic term meaning, "soul friend". In the days of the Druids, an Anam Cara served as a confidante, an advisor, and confessor. This book reintroduces the power of having a "soul friend". Today, we can enjoy this spiritual benefit. A soul friend listens, understands, and is never judgmental. By clearing one's conscience, learning to let go, forgive, and atone, we experience the magical power of our soul. We are reborn and begin to realize our potential.
Welcome to Lusty, Texas, a town that's earned its name and is proud of it! In the aftermath of tragedy, Kelsey Madison found a new beginning in Lusty. Uninterested in affairs of the heart, she decides there's nothing wrong with having a little fun, as long as it's only physical. Matthew and Steven Benedict knew Kelsey was the one for them the moment they saw her. They set out to woo her with flowers, chocolates, and wild sex, but her future with the brothers Benedict is threatened by unknown enemy.
"Family Tradition of Hitting Women"
In Cara Black’s “accomplished, absorbing debut” (Kirkus Reviews), PI Aimée Leduc must decrypt a digitized photo from the 1940s. But when Aimée visits the historic Jewish quarter of Paris to deliver the picture, she finds its intended recipient murdered—and with a swastika carved in her aged forehead
"Good story - odd telling"
Ten years ago, Penelope Isabella Aaron had been a pain in Brock Mann's you-know-what. Much has changed in a decade: "PIA", as he code-named her, has grown up and is about to attend her first Alliance of Planets summit conference, and Brock has been transformed into a cyborg after a near-fatal attack. Now a secret agent with Cyber Operations, a covert paramilitary organization, Brock gets called in, not when the going gets tough, but when the going gets impossible.
Aimée's childhood friend, Laure, is a policewoman. Her partner, Jacques, has set up a meeting in Montmartre with an informer. When Laure goes along as backup, Jacques is lured to a rooftop where he is shot to death. Laure's gun has been fired, there is gunpowder residue is on her hands, so she is charged with her partner's murder. As the police close ranks against the alleged cop killer, Aimée is determined to clear Laure's name.
Tension runs high in this working-class neighborhood as a hunger strike to protest strict immigration laws escalates among the Algerian immigrants. Aimée barely escapes death in a car bombing in this tale of terrorism and greed in the shadows of Paris.
"Very political, but still great Cara Black"
Returning to Castle MacPherson was definitely not FBI profiler Duncan Sutherland's choice. But when defense attorney Piper MacPherson is targeted by a serial killer, Duncan knows it's the only place she'll be safe. At least, safe from her stalker. There's no guarantee he'll be able to keep his hands off her.
Lauren Clay has returned from a tour of duty in Iraq just in time to spend the holidays with her family. Before she enlisted, Lauren, a classically trained singer, and her brother, Danny, a bright young boy obsessed with Arctic exploration, made the most of their modest circumstances, escaping into their imaginations and forming an indestructible bond. Joining the army allowed Lauren to continue to provide for her family, but it came at a great cost. When she arrives home unexpectedly, it’s clear to everyone in their rural New York town that something is wrong.
"I wanted to like this more"
Cara Donovan's summer tutoring job is turning out to be a challenge - and not just because of her troubled 12-year-old student. It's his uncle Josh who's the real problem. If problem is the word for an irresistibly cocky, muscle-bound rancher with a taste for tight Levi's and shameless flirtation…Cara is nothing like the wallflower Josh King remembers good-naturedly teasing in high school. This Cara is gorgeous, confident, fun. From the moment the fiery teacher steps foot on his family's Lazy K Ranch, the stubborn playboy is determined to corral her. So what happens when his luscious lover takes over the reins?
"The Montana guys are my current favorites"
Merry's lost a lot recently - first her mother, then close to a hundred pounds. Feeling adrift, she strikes out in search of perspective. A three-week hike through the Scottish Highlands was supposed to challenge her new body and refocus her priorities, but when disaster strikes, she's forced to seek refuge in the remote home of a brooding, handsome stranger. Rob exiled himself to the Highlands years ago, desperate to escape his own self-destruction. Haunted by regrets, he avoids human contact at all costs...
The Duke's bad-boy son makes her swoon, but Anna must marry his nauseating father. Anna has fallen from nobility. Working as a servant, she wants nothing more than to reunite with her daughter. She accepts an arranged proposal from an older Duke in an agreement to get her daughter back. After meeting the Duke's handsome and salacious son, she is overwhelmed with desire that she must ignore to safeguard her secret. Will Anna ever be able to forget the feelings that Alex evoked in her?
Kai Andros's orders were simple. Get in. Gather the Intel on the terrorist organization. Get out. Then he met her. Mariska. Beautiful. Innocent. Ignorant of her father's s atrocities. And marked for death. His orders said nothing about saving her. But he did. He went off mission.
The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books began in 1996 with a simple goal: to bring together the people who create books with the people who love to read them. The festival was an immediate success and has become the largest and most prestigious book festival in the country, attracting more than 130,000 book lovers each year.
Twenty-first-century women don't need a man - or two or three - to make their lives complete. That's been Susan Benedict's mantra for some time now. The sadder truth is, she doesn't know if she'll ever find any men as important to her as her relatives are - both past and present. Enter Colt Evans and Ryder Magee, two rough-and-tumble wildcatters who arrive with more on their minds than just drilling a well on Susan's property.
Aimee Leduc has her work cut out for her - running her detective agency and fighting off sleep deprivation as she tries to be a good single mother to her new bebe. The last thing she has time for now is to take on a personal investigation for a poor manouche (French Gypsy) boy. But he insists his dying mother has an important secret she needs to tell Aimee, something to do with Aimee's father's unsolved murder a decade ago. How can she say no?