Download and read online The Rebel Heir in PDF and EPUB "Historical romance devotees will enjoy Michels's adoring use of some of the classic tropes of the genre — the spare heir, the wrong brother as hero, the heroine in men's clothing — but what makes the book so enjoyable is the way Michels makes the familiar fresh." — Sarah MacLean, The Washington Post on The Infamous Heir The Spare Heirs Society Cordially Invites You to Meet Ash Claughbane: The Imposter Lady Evangeline Green is living a lie. To please her family, she masquerades as the perfect debutant...until she meets the wickedly charming Lord Crosby. With him, there are no rules. She's finally free to do as she desires-but freedom comes with a price, and Lord Crosby is not what he seems... Ash is not Lord Crosby. He's a con artist, a noble Spare Heir living off his silver tongue. When the Green family ruined his, he swore he'd make them pay, and he never doubted his devotion to revenge...until he met Evangeline. Now, caught in a web of lies, torn between duty and desire, what's a con to do but deceive all of London and steal the one lady who dared match wits with the devil himself? The Spare Heirs series: The Infamous Heir (Book 1) The Rebel Heir (Book 2) The Wicked Heir (Book 3) Praise for Elizabeth Michels: "Michels's latest is the complete package: a captivating romance with gripping suspense wrapped up in a novel to be savored."-Publishers Weekly STARRED for The Infamous Heir "Rich with wit and charm."-Publishers Weekly on How to Lose a Lord in 10 Days or Less "Michels' fresh and funny debut will delight readers with its endearing characters and infectious mix of sweet yet sexy romance and realistic yet wry wit."-Booklist Online STARRED on Must Love Dukes
Download and read online The Infamous Heir in PDF and EPUB Named a Best Romance Of the Month by The Washington Post: "Historical romance devotees will enjoy Michels's adoring use of some of the classic tropes of the genre — the spare heir, the wrong brother as hero, the heroine in men's clothing — but what makes the book so enjoyable is the way Michels makes the familiar fresh." — Sarah MacLean The Spare Heirs Society Cordially Invites You to Meet Ethan Moore: The Scoundrel Lady Roselyn Grey's debut has finally arrived, and of course, she has every flounce and flutter planned. She'll wear the perfect gowns and marry the perfect gentleman...that is, if the formerly disinherited brother of the man she intends to marry doesn't ruin everything first. Ethan Moore is a prize-fighting second son and proud founding member of the Spare Heirs Society-and that's all he ever should have been. But, in an instant, his brother's noble title is his, the eyes of the ton are upon him, and the lady he's loved for years would rather meet him in the boxing ring than the ballroom. He's faced worse. With the help of his Spare Heirs brotherhood, Ethan's certain he can get to the bottom of his brother's unexpected demise and win the impossible lady who has haunted his dreams for as long as he can remember... The Spare Heirs series: The Infamous Heir (Book 1) The Rebel Heir (Book 2) The Wicked Heir (Book 3) Praise for Elizabeth Michels: "Rich with wit and charm."-Publishers Weekly on How to Lose a Lord in 10 Days or Less "Michels' fresh and funny debut will delight readers with its endearing characters and infectious mix of sweet yet sexy romance and realistic yet wry wit."-Booklist Online STARRED on Must Love Dukes
Download and read online The Wicked Heir in PDF and EPUB "Historical romance devotees will enjoy Michels's adoring use of some of the classic tropes of the genre — the spare heir, the wrong brother as hero, the heroine in men's clothing — but what makes the book so enjoyable is the way Michels makes the familiar fresh." — SARAH MACLEAN , The Washington Post for The Infamous Heir The Spare Heirs Society Cordially Invites You to Meet Fallon St. James: The Mastermind When the love of Lady Isabelle Fairlyn's life is betrothed to her twin sister, Isabelle vows to find a suitable replacement before the end of the season. He must be a talented dancer, have a keen fashion sense, and be perfectly dashing in every way. Fallon St. James is the farthest thing from perfectly anything. As head of the secretive Spare Heirs Society, he must stick to the shadows...even as Isabelle's friendship pulls him reluctantly into the light. But when Isabelle gets involved with the one man who could destroy Spares, Fallon must decide between protecting his life's work—or risking everything to save the woman whose warm smile leaves him breathless. Spare Heirs Series: The Infamous Heir (Book 1) The Rebel Heir (Book 2) The Wicked Heir (Book 3) Praise for Elizabeth Michels: "Michels's latest is the complete package: a captivating romance with gripping suspense wrapped up in a novel to be savored." —Publishers Weekly STARRED for The Infamous Heir "Playing with the themes of deception and authenticity, this romance delightfully emulates a Jane Austen-ish comedy of manners."—Kirkus Reviews for The Rebel Heir "Rich with wit and charm." —Publishers Weekly on How to Lose a Lord in 10 Days or Less "Michels' fresh and funny debut will delight readers with its endearing characters and infectious mix of sweet yet sexy romance and realistic yet wry wit." —Booklist Online STARRED on Must Love Dukes
Download and read online Theseus Discovers His Heir in PDF and EPUB THE PRINCE'S SECRET LOVE CHILD! Shocking news has rocked the Mediterranean Principality of Agon. Prince Theseus—second in line to the throne—is rumored to have fathered a secret love child. Reports surfaced the moment stunning royal biographer Joanne Brooks was hired to memorialize King Astraeus's reign. It seems she's brought more than pens and paper! Witnesses suggest that five years ago, our onetime bad boy prince traveled the world in disguise as engineer Theo Petakis and met Joanne. This reporter wants to know how Ms. Brooks will react when our commanding prince wants to claim his child and his bride!
Download and read online The Glass Spare in PDF and EPUB The first in a new fantasy duology, The Glass Spare is a gorgeously told tale of love, loss, and deadly power from Lauren DeStefano, the bestselling author of the Chemical Garden series. Perfect for fans of Shannon Hale and Renee Ahdieh. Wilhelmina Heidle, the fourth child and only daughter of the king of the world’s wealthiest nation, has grown up in the shadows. Kept hidden from the world in order to serve as a spy for her father—whose obsession with building his empire is causing a war—Wil wants nothing more than to explore the world beyond her kingdom, if only her father would give her the chance. Until one night Wil is attacked, and she discovers a dangerous secret. Her touch turns people into gemstone. At first Wil is horrified—but as she tests its limits, she’s drawn more and more to the strange and volatile ability. When it leads to tragedy, though, Wil is forced to face the destructive power within her and finally leave her home to seek the truth and a cure. But finding the key to her redemption puts her in the path of a cursed prince who has his own ideas for what to do with Wil’s power. With a world on the brink of war and a power of ultimate destruction, can Wil find a way to help the kingdom that’s turned its back on her, or will she betray her past and her family forever?
Download and read online The Heir in PDF and EPUB Kiera Cass’s #1 New York Times bestselling Selection series has enchanted readers from the very first page. In this fourth romantic novel, follow Illéa’s royal family into a whole new Selection—and find out what happens after happily ever after. Twenty years ago, America Singer entered the Selection and won Prince Maxon’s heart. Now the time has come for Princess Eadlyn to hold a Selection of her own. Eadlyn doesn’t expect anything like her parents’ fairy-tale love story...but as the competition begins, she may discover that finding her own happily ever after isn’t as impossible as she’s always thought. A new generation of swoon-worthy characters and captivating romance awaits in the fourth book of the Selection series!
Download and read online Seeing Like a State in PDF and EPUB An analysis of diverse failures in high-modernist, authoritarian state planning. It covers projects such as collectivization in Russia and the building of Brasilia, arguing that any centrally-managed social plan must recognize the importance of local customs and practical knowledge.
Download and read online Star Wars Heir to the Jedi in PDF and EPUB Luke Skywalker’s game-changing destruction of the Death Star has made him not only a hero of the Rebel Alliance but a valuable asset in the ongoing battle against the Empire. Though he’s a long way from mastering the power of the Force, there’s no denying his phenomenal skills as a pilot—and in the eyes of Rebel leaders Princess Leia Organa and Admiral Ackbar, there’s no one better qualified to carry out a daring rescue mission crucial to the Alliance cause. A brilliant alien cryptographer renowned for her ability to breach even the most advanced communications systems is being detained by Imperial agents determined to exploit her exceptional talents for the Empire’s purposes. But the prospective spy’s sympathies lie with the Rebels, and she’s willing to join their effort in exchange for being reunited with her family. It’s an opportunity to gain a critical edge against the Empire that’s too precious to pass up. It’s also a job that demands the element of surprise. So Luke and the ever-resourceful droid R2-D2 swap their trusty X-wing fighter for a sleek space yacht piloted by brash recruit Nakari Kelen, daughter of a biotech mogul, who’s got a score of her own to settle with the Empire. Challenged by ruthless Imperial bodyguards, death-dealing enemy battleships, merciless bounty hunters, and monstrous brain-eating parasites, Luke plunges head-on into a high-stakes espionage operation that will push his abilities as a Rebel fighter and would-be Jedi to the limit. If ever he needed the wisdom of Obi-Wan Kenobi to shepherd him through danger, it’s now. But Luke will have to rely on himself, his friends, and his own burgeoning relationship with the Force to survive.
Download and read online Royal Attraction in PDF and EPUB Alexandra Ryans's life has been anything but normal. Some might even call it a fairy tale. As the daughter of the former U.S. ambassador to England, she grew up within the palace walls, best friends with the three young princes. Adored by the press and the British people. What more could a girl want? If only the press knew the real story behind her relationships with the Dudley boys. Then, they'd really sell some papers. Oliver Dudley, youngest son and third in line for the throne, loves everything about his life. The fame. The parties. The women. The utter lack of expectations and responsibilities that come with being last in the line of succession. But while the world thinks he has everything he wants, there's one thing he was never able to call his own—the beautiful and spunky American Aly Ryans. But how can he convince her when she hates everything about his life? And what is he willing to give up to get her?
Download and read online The Highlander s Prize in PDF and EPUB "Dramatic and vivid...Scorching love scenes threaten to set the sheets aflame."-Publishers Weekly Starred Review In 15th century Scotland Clarissa of York is sent to be the king's mistress and produce an heir. She is a bastard of the English King, her royal blood is highly coveted, and she has never needed a miracle more. But the brusque Highland laird who kidnaps her is a bit too rough to be considered divine intervention. With rival lairds determined to steal Clarrisa from him and royal henchmen searching for her all over the Highlands, Laird Broen MacNicols has a mess on his hands. Though he stole Clarissa for political reasons, there's a magnetic attraction between them, and his betrothal to another is just one of the things standing in their way. But even an independent minded lady like Clarissa knows that a Highlander always claims his prize... A romantic tale of the Scottish highlands, readers of Lora Leigh, Connie Brockway and Amanda Scott will be hoping for their own Scottish Laird. The Sutherlands Scottish Highlander series: The Highlander's Prize, Book #1 The Trouble With Highlanders, Book #2 How To Handle A Highlander, Book #3 The Highlander's Bride Trouble, Book #4 What readers are saying about The Highlander's Prize: "FORBIDDEN LOVE in an era when marriages were arranged for the sole purpose of increasing power. Great read..." "I compare other books to it...still trying to find one that measures up!" "a SEXY ROMANCE with indepth characters and story" "Characters you will love interlaced with smoldering sensuality and quick paced dialog" "plenty of humor, adventure, romance, and history." "Sexy Highlanders, dangerous plots and a feisty heroine" "This book is full of SWEET AND SPICY confrontations between the hero and heroine." "A fast paced, action filled story of love, romance, trickery, treachery, with a complex plot, Scottish and English alliances" What reviewers are saying about The Highlander's Prize: "Fiery passion as elemental, raw, and beautiful as the Scottish Highlands." -Long and Short Reviews "[The characters] fight just as passionately as they love while intrigue abounds and readers turn the pages faster and faster!" -RT Book Reviews, 4 Stars " an exciting and romantic adventure about a fantastic couple and their impossible love."-Romance Reviews "Highlander's Prize is another Mary Wine historical for the book shelf-a keeper to be enjoyed more than once."-Long and Short Reviews
Download and read online A Royal Without Rules in PDF and EPUB Includes excerpts from Lost to the desert warrior by Sarah Morgan; and, A whisper of disgrace by Sharon Kendirk
Download and read online As Rich as a Rogue in PDF and EPUB "a blend of humor and action-adventure with a few steamy scenes of passion"—Fresh Fiction Peter George Norwood, Lord Whitly, returns to London a wealthy man in want of a wife. And who better but the woman who fires his heart like no other, the "Wayward Welsh" heiress Mari Powel? Mari Powel's fiery Welsh temper is up. Peter Norwood, Lord Whitly, is back in town after six years romping around India making his fortune. Mari blames him for her social downfall and has spent all this time clawing her way back into the ton's good graces. How dare he show up on his first day back and publicly embroil her in a bet involving long-awaited apologies, illicit kisses, and Lady Illston's unruly parakeet? Mari is outraged, and is going to show him—and everyone else—what she's made of. Little does she know, the unrepentant Lord Whitly has been dreaming of her all this time. Now he'll do anything to win the wager—along with Mari's heart. Rakes and Rogues series: 50 Ways to Ruin a Rake (Book 1) One Rogue at a Time (Book 2) As Rich as a Rogue (Book 3) Praise for One Rogue at a Time: "Vivid and energetic...with a delightfully dazzling edge." —Night Owl Reviews "Readers will enjoy every enchanting moment [of] Lee's lively, humorous romp—may be her best book yet!" —RT Book Reviews, Top Pick! "A magnificent romp." —Fresh Fiction
Download and read online King Solomon s Mines in PDF and EPUB A gentleman adventurer is hired to locate a man who has disappeared into the heart of Africa while hunting for the legendary lost diamond mines of King Solomon.
Download and read online Antigone in PDF and EPUB Sophocles addresses themes of civil disobedience, fidelity, and love for family; and questions which law is greater: the gods' or man's—in this play that challenged many established mores of Ancient Greece.
Download and read online Circling the Sun in PDF and EPUB NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR, BOOKPAGE, AND SHELF AWARENESS • “Paula McLain is considered the new star of historical fiction, and for good reason. Fans of The Paris Wife will be captivated by Circling the Sun, which . . . is both beautifully written and utterly engrossing.”—Ann Patchett, Country Living Paula McLain, author of the phenomenal bestseller The Paris Wife, now returns with her keenly anticipated new novel, transporting readers to colonial Kenya in the 1920s. Circling the Sun brings to life a fearless and captivating woman—Beryl Markham, a record-setting aviator caught up in a passionate love triangle with safari hunter Denys Finch Hatton and Karen Blixen, who as Isak Dinesen wrote the classic memoir Out of Africa. Brought to Kenya from England as a child and then abandoned by her mother, Beryl is raised by both her father and the native Kipsigis tribe who share his estate. Her unconventional upbringing transforms Beryl into a bold young woman with a fierce love of all things wild and an inherent understanding of nature’s delicate balance. But even the wild child must grow up, and when everything Beryl knows and trusts dissolves, she is catapulted into a string of disastrous relationships. Beryl forges her own path as a horse trainer, and her uncommon style attracts the eye of the Happy Valley set, a decadent, bohemian community of European expats who also live and love by their own set of rules. But it’s the ruggedly charismatic Denys Finch Hatton who ultimately helps Beryl navigate the uncharted territory of her own heart. The intensity of their love reveals Beryl’s truest self and her fate: to fly. Set against the majestic landscape of early-twentieth-century Africa, McLain’s powerful tale reveals the extraordinary adventures of a woman before her time, the exhilaration of freedom and its cost, and the tenacity of the human spirit. Praise for Circling the Sun “In McLain’s confident hands, Beryl Markham crackles to life, and we readers truly understand what made a woman so far ahead of her time believe she had the power to soar.”—Jodi Picoult, author of Leaving Time “Enchanting . . . a worthy heir to [Isak] Dinesen . . . Like Africa as it’s so gorgeously depicted here, this novel will never let you go.”—The Boston Globe “Famed aviator Beryl Markham is a novelist’s dream. . . . [A] wonderful portrait of a complex woman who lived—defiantly—on her own terms.”—People (Book of the Week) “Circling the Sun soars.”—Newsday “Captivating . . . [an] irresistible novel.”—The Seattle Times “Like its high-flying subject, Circling the Sun is audacious and glamorous and hard not to be drawn in by. Beryl Markham may have married more than once, but she was nobody’s wife.”—Entertainment Weekly “[An] eloquent evocation of Beryl’s daring life.”—O: The Oprah Magazine “Markham’s life is the stuff of legend. . . . McLain has created a voice that is lush and intricate to evoke a character who is enviably brave and independent.”—NPR “Bold, absorbing fiction.”—New York Daily News “Paula McLain has such a gift for bringing characters to life. I loved discovering the singular Beryl Markham, with all her strengths and passions and complexities.”—Jojo Moyes, author of Me Before You From the Hardcover edition.