It is the year 871, when England was Angle-Land. Of seven Anglo-Saxon kingdoms, five have fallen to the invading Vikings. No trait is more valued than loyalty, and no possession more precious than one's steel. Across this war-torn landscape travels 15-year-old Ceridwen, now thrust into the lives of the conquerors.
"Good Story, poor performance"
Tragedy strikes Pemberley, and Fitzwilliam Darcy must assume the role of guardian to his maiden sister, Georgiana. When Darcy's trust is betrayed by a childhood friend, Darcy decides to take affairs into his own hands - only to find himself blackmailed by his worst enemy and manipulated by a woman who would ruin his innocent sister's reputation to suit her own wants.
"Story okay, narrator not so much"
What would you do if you were called to another world; a world filled with seemingly impossible things? Faced with this choice, Davie, Ben, Anne, Chrissie, and Billy embark upon a mysterious quest, finding themselves transported to the spectacular and extraordinary world of Avalon, whereupon they are catapulted into one of the uncountable heptagonal pieces that make up the magical sphere of the Orb of Caprice; namely, the Star Realm.
Tom Fulwood, the future Earl of Standish, discovers at the age of 15 that marriage can destroy a man, namely his father. His mother prefers entertaining men in her bedroom, while her husband sits downstairs, unable or unwilling to respond to his wife's inappropriate behavior. From that day on Tom vows that no woman will hurt him the way his mother hurt his father. For the next 17 years, Tom works hard to become one of the most notorious rakes London society has ever seen, successfully keeping all the women of his acquaintance at a distance.
"Worst narration EVER!!"
Katherine, Lady of Clarendon, has been promised in marriage to Percy, Duke of Loneshire, by her parents. She does not know the deadly secret that he holds. When the duke's brother, Oliver, escorts Katherine to Loneshire, feelings between the two develop, but she marries the duke, and her nightmare begins. When Oliver finds out the duke's secret, things turn deadly.
Orphaned following a car accident, struggling with her grief, and a burden on her aunt, Miranda Fisher is sent to a boarding school on the Welsh border, miles from her native London. When she returns after the Christmas holiday, she learns that her favorite teacher has left the school, suddenly, and with no apparent reason.
"Thank goodness for the end"
Despite a planned move, the mysterious death of photographer Bryn Wallace keeps American writer Nora Tierney glued to Oxford in order to clear her close friend, artist Val Rogan, who has been wrongfully accused of Bryn's murder. Or has she? Nora quickly becomes embroiled in the murder investigation, much to the dismay of two men: Detective Inspector Declan Barnes, the senior on the case; and Simon Ramsey, the illustrator of Nora's children's book.
With her son six months old, Nora must juggle parenting with helping her illustrator and friend Simon Ramsey run the lodge. She's also hoping to further her relationship with the only lodge guest not in the cast: Detective Inspector Declan Barnes, ostensibly there for a hiking trip. When a series of pranks and accidents escalate to murder during a flood that traps everyone, Nora realizes her child is in jeopardy and determines to help Declan unmask a killer.
American writer Nora Tierney is living at Ramsey Lodge in England's glorious Lake District, anticipating two life-changing events: the publication of her first children's book and the birth of her first child. Choosing a name for her son and checking proof pages with her illustrator, Simon Ramsey, fill her days - until a morning stroll along the shore of UK's largest lake, Windermere, leads her to discover the corpse of the heir to Clarendon Hall.
"Great second book!"
Regan has loved the Duke of Derbyshire since she was a child but her sister is engaged to marry him. When her sister has second thoughts and runs off to Paris, Regan is announced as his bride in waiting. Just when she believes she has found happiness and the Duke may truly care about her, her sister returns, ready to claim the Duke as her own again. Regan's heart breaks not only for lost love but for the secret she holds that could destroy not only her but also the Duke.
Hannah Quinn dreams of a fairy-tale romance and true love. When she is invited to a ball and meets a mysterious stranger who comes to her rescue and then vanishes, she wonders if she will ever see him again. When she finds out who he is and learns he may be responsible for his wife's death, she is both afraid and intrigued by him. When he shows up at her doorstep and tells her he is falling for her, Hannah believes him. Until he vanishes without a trace and she tries desperately to find him.
Antonia is betrothed to Duke Myles Fareweather at the request of her parents to save their land. The Duke is a loner who distrusts women but agrees to the marriage. Antonia has loved the Duke since she was 15 but is not prepared for his coldness and arrogance. She knows his deadly secret, one that would destroy him if it were let out. Her marriage is a loveless arrangement, and she leaves soon after in the middle of the night, convinced the Duke will never love her back.
Margery Fairchild is a governess and loves to ride horses. A chance encounter with charming Duke Avery turns her world upside down. But when she courts another man, the Duke learns devastating news that has him plotting to take the other man down before Margery is thrust into scandal. A clean and wholesome romance from Sophia Wilson, full of intrigue, unexpected twists, and a shocking secret.
Children of powerful and wealthy parents are vanishing. It's serial kidnapping on an international scale, and the kidnappers are calling all the shots. It started in the UK with the disappearances of PJ Scott, only son of the world's highest paid film star, and Hunter Driscoll, whose Irish father is a high tech billionaire. Then it spread to the US and Europe, with no end in sight. Having eliminated the possibility of terrorists, and with no real clues, Scotland Yard is rapidly running out of options, and the clock is ticking.
Shortly after arriving at Castle Mount School, young Crystal realizes something ghostly is going on. She learns of a ghost of a baron who haunts the school's castle ruins has managed to escape his ghostly prison in the body of "Megan". It is up to Crystal and her new friends to stop the ghost from carrying out his deadly revenge, and to save Megan and the School before it's too late.