The Grand Prix Figure Skating competition is rolling around and Rachna Sengupta is ready to take the world by storm. She has found her love of figure skating again as well as a love in her idol, Jenny Nguyen. Together, the two of them plan to dominate when the finals roll around in Japan. It is time for Rachna's return to this world. However, there are still many obstacles in their way. For starters, they won't get to compete together in their first two sanctioned competitions.
Lily Ballentyne hasn't had it easy for the last few days. She's unlucky in love and struggling to get through her days. At the urging of her boss, she goes on vacation in hopes that some things will change. However, she spends most of her time watching couples walking up and down the shoreline. Day after day she dreams that she will find the perfect person in this paradise.
Rachna Sengupta always knew that she wanted to be a figure skater. Ever since she laid her eyes on Jenny Nguyen, she fell in love with the sport. She knew she wanted to be just like Jenny one day. She was well on her way too, getting better with her skills and ready to take on the world. However, it all came crashing down when an injury took her out of competition. Broken up by that, she takes the year off from the rink and begins to contemplate retirement.
"Romance on Ice"
It has been only a few months since Mia Henderson lost the woman that she loved. She lost her ex-girlfriend, Michelle, who leapt off a building and died on impact. Since that incident, Mia has been unable to fall in love with anyone else. It makes her sad to see anyone else. The image of Michelle's death is still etched in her mind. For that, she goes to see a new therapist. She hopes that this will help bring her out of her depression. Things change the moment she meets her new therapist, Danielle Weaver.
"Quick sappy enjoyable read"
Alison Lee has been struggling with her love life since she's broken up with her last girlfriend. Being in love with girls is not an easy thing. She is still haunted by memories from the past and is afraid of commitment. Then one night she meets Tabitha Agnew, a beautiful music manager, at a club. Tabitha is everything that she has ever dreamed of. However, Alison's new love is still reeling over the death of her husband, and she doesn't know if Tabitha even likes girls.
Ruled by the Empire, the world is filled with people, prosperity, and magic. For years, all three things have learned to exist with one another. Peace was in the world and everything was good. No one ever expected a change and they trusted their emperor.
"A good story but not great"
The Keeper of Fate series continues as our heroes make their way through different towns. Along the way, they make more friends to join their fight. They become fugitives in the land and are trying to stay one step ahead. However, evil is not too far behind and they end finding themselves racing to evade the enemy and keep their world safe. The only thing that can help them is one of the keys from the Keepers of Fate, the Summer Key. Will they be able to survive and find the summer key before it's too late?
Join Pippa, Becca, Mary Beth, Stacey, and Winky as they solve some of their toughest crimes. The latest one takes place within a chocolate factory. When a young woman is found in a vat of chocolate, the case throws everyone into the world of modeling, scandals, and secrets.
"Not what I was expecting"
Meet the girls of Portman's Creameries as they tackle one of their biggest cases. Join Irene, Chrissie, Pippa, Becca, Mary Beth, Stacey and Winky as they step into the Black Paradise Circus and the strange mystery ahead. After one of the kidnapped children is found gruesomely murdered, the stakes go up and everyone realizes they are running short on time. Irene refuses to come out of her room as she deals with demons from her past. Secrets are dug up from the circus grounds which makes the girls realize how close they are to the circus itself.
"Hard to read"
When a popular soap maker dies in the middle of her own launch party, the girls must find out who did it. The answer seems simple. In the victim's hand was a napkin with a handwritten note: The Butler did it. They have their killer. There's just one problem; there are four butlers, each one claiming that he's innocent. Did one of them do it? Or, is there more to this case?
When a well-known and loved doctor is found shot inside his own office, the women of Portman's Creamery are called in. No sign of struggle, no sign of a break in. It is as if the killer walked in, committed the crime, and walked right out. No clues are found at the site. Upon investigating, they realize the doctor isn't the only who has been killed in such a manner. It has been going on for a while. There is a big secret that he's been keeping and the ladies have to hurry before the killer strikes again.
"good but predictable"
Weeks after their leader, Dante Gallati, was found dead and threatening notes were sent, the Gallati Family Circus is now being relocated to Las Vegas for the time being. There, the police feel they will be safe. The group heads over there and think that they are going to be fine. All the while, they contemplate who would have hated Dante enough to kill him. The list is long and they learn that Dante had many problems in the past. Those problems may have led to his murder.
"The Vanishing Act"
There was once a time where demons and Grim Reapers lived with humans. They kept their identity a secret from most and tried to keep balance between their two worlds. Everything was going well and both sides were able to live in peace. Hiding from the human world was Tartarus Sanctum, a place where Apprentices to the Grim Reaper could live and learn their craft of reaping souls. In addition, four Apprentices were chosen to keep balance in the Upper World and the Underworld.
Things changed one night. Crystal Garrison was heading home when she witness jump off a building and was confronted by a strange woman who told her one thing; everything is a lie. The same woman also confronted Doug Ruskin, Pam Turner, Ren Abernathy, Nikhil Sampath, Jackie Vargas, Ashton Blackwell, and Misty Zeng. Shortly after the first suicide, another man commits suicide in an arena yelling the same thing; everything is a lie. She told them all to come together and find out the truth behind their lives.
When young people suddenly start showing up dead in Sugar Mountain Park, it appears that these are hunting accidents gone wrong. The gang travels to the park to find out just what is happening. As they dig deeper into the woods, they begin to discover a dark secret. This is one secret that the town would rather keep to themselves. What is really going on in Sugar Mountain Park? Will the ladies be able to solve the case before they end up the next targets?
The women of Portman's Creamery are back and ready to take on their toughest case yet. Follow them as they enter the Black Paradise Circus. When children start disappearing throughout the country, the only clue that ties them together is the Black Paradise Circus. The girls go to investigate, yet come across very little evidence. Irene, frustrated with the police's handling of the case, decided to go behind the law's back. It also means going behind the deal they made with their friend, Detective Chase Owen.
"The book was okay"
The world has been divided into many different lands where the rich and poor live. In addition to that, several people have been granted with powers to control the elements. Rukia Benton is one of those people. Given the gift to control fire, she does her best to keep it a secret from the world. Living up in the rich hills of Calensa, she has been protected by her family from all the dangers lying below. However, it leaves her lonely and desperate for someone to talk to.
"The Tale of Kian and Rukia"
a Mehta has spent most of her days trying to avoid her family and the same question that they always ask; when will she get married? Despite being successful and having a great job in a pharmaceutical lab, it's not enough for them. They feel it's prime time for her to move on and settle in with a husband. Lara avoids this as much as possible until one night when a thief breaks into her workplace.
"I Made it to Chapter 5"
Hank Quinn hasn't been a professor for very long. At only 26, he is one of the youngest members to be a chemistry professor. However, he is bright and well-loved and his students usually do well in his classes. Things change a great deal for Hank when he meets Elizabeth Wilkes. Lizzie is bright but she refuses to try in his classes. She is headed for failure unless he does something. That is when he offers to tutor her one-on-one in hopes that her grades come up.
Dante Gallati was a man who ran his circus with an iron-fist and showed a soft side to a select few. He had his secrets that no one knew about and he could change his mind in a matter of seconds. One night, he changed the theme of his circus right in the middle of a tour. He promised that it would be the show that everyone would remember. After that, he told them good night and said that he would talk more about Cirque Macabre. That was the last time anyone saw him alive.
"Middle of the road"