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Historical

I, Eliza Hamilton by Susan Holloway Scott

I, Eliza Hamilton - History, Romance, and Heartbreak. I, Eliza Hamilton is a historical fiction novel based on the lives of Eliza and Alexander Hamilton as told from Eliza's perspective. The story begins with the couple's first meeting at her parents' home where Eliza...

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Titans by Leila Meacham

Titans - Family drama and historical fiction in one. Titans is a family drama/historical fiction novel set in Texas in the early 1900s.  At the heart of the story are Samantha and Nathan, twins who were separated at birth. Samantha resides with her adoptive parents...

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Beneath A Scarlet Sky by Mark Sullivan

Beneath A Scarlet Sky - Riveting World War II Fiction. Beneath A Scarlet Sky is a riveting World War II tale based on a true story. Pino Lella, is an Italian teenager at the height of the war who cares more about cars and girls than the state of his country. That all...

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The Stars Are Fire by Anita Shreve

The Stars Are Fire - How a massive fire changed one woman's life. The Stars Are Fire is part historical fiction, part women's fiction as it tells the story of how a raging fire in Maine changed one woman's life.  Grace is pregnant and living on the coast of Maine with...

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The Alice Network by Kate Quinn

The Alice Network - Tale of women spies during the World Wars. The Alice Network is a gripping historical fiction novel about women spies during both World Wars.  Eve Gardiner joined the spy network during World War I.  After completing an intense training program,...

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The Hamilton Affair by Elizabeth Cobbs

The Hamilton Affair - Fascinating portrayal of Alexander Hamilton. The Hamilton Affair is a fascinating portrayal of Alexander Hamilton as a soldier, statesman, husband, father and man.  The story begins in St. Croix where Alexander is a young boy being raised by his...

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Romance

The Ones Who Got Away by Roni Loren

The Ones Who Got Away - Sizzling Contemporary Romance. The Ones Who Got Away is book one of a sizzling contemporary romance series by Roni Loren. Liv is reunited with her high school love, Finn, under less than ideal circumstances. They've returned to their high...

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Roomies by Christina Lauren

Roomies - Contemporary story of a pretend marriage. Roomies is the latest contemporary romance from author duo, Christina Lauren, featuring an aspiring writer and an aspiring musician. Holland discovers Calvin in a subway station, where he sits and plays his guitar...

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On Broken Wings by Chanel Cleeton

On Broken Wings - Emotional, sizzling romance. On Broken Wings (book three of the Wild Aces series) is an emotional, sizzling contemporary romance. Dani lost her husband, an F-16 fighter pilot, a year ago and she's still grieving. Surrounded by other members of the...

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Dirty Little Secret by Kendall Ryan

Dirty Little Secret - A steamy contemporary romance. Dirty Little Secret is a steamy contemporary romance novel featuring Emma, a librarian, and two brothers, Gavin and Cooper. For months, Emma has admired Gavin at a local coffee shop and although she's never spoken...

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Love & Gelato by Jenna Evans Welch

Love & Gelato - Charming Young Adult Romance. Love & Gelato is a charming young adult romance novel set in Florence, Italy. After her mom dies of cancer, sixteen-year-old Lina, is sent to Italy to stay with the father she never knew. If that isn't bad enough, her...

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Hard As You Can by Laura Kaye

Hard As You Can - Edgy romantic suspense. Hard As You Can is book 2 of the Hard Ink Series.  This is an edgy romantic suspense story involving Shane, an ex-Special Forces medic, and Crystal, a waitress at a strip club who's trying to escape her rough life. Shane and...

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Egomaniac by Vi Keeland

Egomaniac - A sexy office romance. Egomaniac is a sexy office romance between two unlikely people. Emerie is a marriage counselor who shares office space with Drew, a divorce attorney for men. Emerie and Drew meet under unique circumstances when she rents office space...

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Dating You Hating You by Christina Lauren

Dating You Hating You - Humorous office romance. Dating You Hating You is a humorous office romance between two people competing for the same job. Evie and Carter meet at a friend's party and immediately hit it off.  They're both Hollywood agents but they work for...

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Bossman by Vi Keeland

Bossman - Contemporary romance with humor, steam and heart. Bossman is a contemporary romance novel that combines humor, steam and heart.  Reese first meets Chase at a restaurant when she's on a miserable date.  He swoops in to rescue her by making up a story about...

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The Protector by Jodi Ellen Malpas

The Protector - Angst-filled contemporary romance. The Protector is an angst-filled romance novel by the author of the popular series, This Man.  In this story, Camille Logan is being threatened, and her rich father orders a body guard to protect her.  Enter Jake...

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General

The Woman In The Window by A. J. Finn

The Woman In The Window - Edge of your seat suspense! The Woman In The Window is an edge of your seat suspense novel with numerous twists and turns. Dr. Anna Fox is housebound, suffering from a severe case of agoraphobia, the fear of the outdoors. So, she spends much...

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Sting by Sandra Brown

Sting - Engaging Romantic Suspense. Sting is an engaging romantic suspense novel with multiple twists and turns. Jordie, an attractive business owner, becomes ensnared in her brother's criminal world when she tries to save him from a ruthless killer. In the process,...

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Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult

Small Great Things - Powerful realistic fiction. Small Great Things is a powerful realistic fiction novel about race, family, and friendship. Ruth is an African American woman who works as a labor and delivery nurse in a predominantly white community in Connecticut....

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If You Only Knew by Kristan Higgins

If You Only Knew - Emotional women's fiction novel. If You Only Knew is an emotional women's fiction novel with multiple story lines. Jenny Tate is a successful wedding gown designer, however, her love life has taken a recent hit. Jenny's ex-husband, Owen, remarried...

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How To Find Love in a Bookshop by Veronica Henry

How To Find Love in a Bookshop - Charming tale of new beginnings. How To Find Love in a Bookshop is a charming tale of new beginnings. After the death of her father, Emilia Nightingale inherits his bookshop in the quaint English town where she was born and raised. The...

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Behind Closed Doors by B.A. Paris

Behind Closed Doors - Engaging psychological thriller! Behind Closed Doors is a terrifying tale of a marriage gone horribly wrong. When Grace first meets Jack she's taken in by his good looks, intelligence, and charming personality. Responsible for her mentally...

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Lost and Found Sisters by Jill Shalvis

Lost and Found Sisters - Sweet story of new beginnings. Lost and Found Sisters is a women's fiction novel that tells the story of Quinn Weller, a chef in L.A. who suddenly discovers that she's not who she thinks she is.  Quinn upends her life to move to a small town...

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Come Sundown by Nora Roberts

Come Sundown - Another engaging romantic suspense novel from Roberts. Come Sundown is an engaging romantic suspense novel from the master, Nora Roberts. This is the story of the Longbow family who own a ranch/resort in rural Montana.  At the center is Bodine, an...

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The Identicals by Elin Hilderbrand

The Identicals - Engaging family drama. The Identicals is Hilderbrand's latest family drama set on the islands of Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard. This story centers around identical twins, Tabitha and Harper Frost, who couldn't be more different. After their parents...

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My Not So Perfect Life by Sophie Kinsella

My Not So Perfect Life - Country girl takes London (or tries to). My Not So Perfect Life is a humorous story of a country girl who tries to make it in corporate London. Katie Brenner escapes her life as a farm girl from the English countryside to take a marketing job...

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