Nach fast einem Jahrzehnt als professionelle Drummerin kehrt Diana Petrell ihrem Leben als Rockstar den Rücken, um ihre Assistenzarztausbildung in der Notaufnahme fortzusetzen. Von nichts und niemandem möchte sie sich mehr aufhalten lassen, schon gar nicht von ihren aufkeimenden Gefühlen für ihre kühle Vorgesetzte.Die ehrgeizige Ärztin Emily Barnes ist ganz und gar nicht erfreut darüber, die Babysitterin für eine Assistenzärztin mit Lücke im Lebenslauf spielen zu müssen. Doch mit jedem Tag nimmt ihre Faszination für Diana zu.
Dr. Jess Riley's life is perfect, ticking all the boxes - successful cardiologist, newborn daughter, and a luxurious condo. That is, until she suddenly collapses from acute heart failure. Her entire world crumples along with her exhausted body. Jess is forced to face facts - she can't keep working endless hours, and she'll have to move back home to recover. To her shock, her mother has already taken in Lena Walker, a struggling artist who isn't a stranger to heartbreak either.
Mary North ist jung, hübsch und aus guter Familie. In ihrem ganzen Leben musste sie noch nichts Schwereres heben als ein Cocktailglas. Zu Beginn des Zweiten Weltkriegs meldet sie sich impulsiv und voller Enthusiasmus in London zur Truppenunterstützung. Sie wird allerdings ganz unheroisch nur als Hilfslehrerin an einer Schule eingesetzt. Dabei lernt sie Tom kennen, der bei der Schulbehörde arbeitet. Sie fühlen sich sofort zueinander hingezogen.
After nearly a decade as a professional drummer, Diana Petrell leaves her rock-star life behind to continue her residency in emergency medicine. She's determined not to let anything stop her - not even falling in love with her aloof mentor, Dr. Emily Barnes. Emily has only ever focused on her career as a senior attending in the emergency department, and she isn't happy about having to babysit a resident with a 10-year gap in her resume, no matter how intriguing she is. But every time they work together, it's not just their patients' heartbeat that gets a little irregular.
In January 1945, in the waning months of World War II, a small group of people begin the longest journey of their lives: an attempt to cross the remnants of the Third Reich, from Warsaw to the Rhine if necessary, to reach the British and American lines.
Used to pretending he’s someone he’s not, 21-year-old college student Micah has been hiding his true self. When a prank sends him into a bar on kink night, he finds something he never knew he needed: A world so strange, yet so alluring, where someone offers to take care of him...even though escaping all the pressure sounds too good to be true. But can he find something lasting with a daddy who likes to pamper him? Can he trust Carter to be his first in so many ways?
Everyone in Highley eagerly anticipates the arrival of Reginald Abernathy, the new master of Albon Manor. Everyone, that is, except Lord William Bascomb. William knows he’ll be expected to woo Reginald’s sister, and he can't summon the interest for it. But when the Abernathys arrive at last, William discovers he’s interested after all - in Reginald. Reginald is the most handsome, most dashing, most intriguing man he’s ever known. Better yet, he seems to share William's preference for men.
Alice Pendelbury believes everything in her life is pretty much in order - from her good friends to her burgeoning career. But even Alice has to admit it’s been an odd week. Not only has her belligerent neighbor, Mr. Daldry, suddenly become a surprisingly agreeable confidant, but he’s encouraging her to take seriously the fortune-teller who told her that only by traveling to Turkey can Alice meet the most important person in her life. What’s more, the peculiarly insistent Mr. Daldry has even agreed to finance Alice’s trip - one that against all reason seems to be predestined.
Chanel Munro has landed her dream job as a junior resident doctor at the prestigious Sydney Harbour Hospital. Only two years out from medical school, she can't believe she's been chosen by the highly respected Doctor Leo Baker to be part of his elite team. But an esteemed position on Doctor Baker's team doesn't come without sacrifice. It soon becomes clear her boss expects her to provide him with certain favors and he's not talking about volunteering for the coffee run.
Diana n'Athena is an Amazon working for the Terran Empire on the medieval planet of Aggar. Her mission is to rescue a downed pilot/spy from Aggar's wilds. But when the Council demands she be bonded to a Shadow in order to be allowed to make the journey, things get interesting. Shadows are exceptional guides and fighters, but Elana is something more - she has the gift of the Blue Sight. As the two women race against time to prevent an all-out intergalactic war, they become erotically entangled, complicating both their lives and putting their mission in danger.
Days before her wedding, Julia Walsh is blindsided twice: once by the sudden death of her estranged father...and again when he appears on her doorstep after his funeral, ready to make amends, right his past mistakes, and prevent her from making new ones. Surprised, to say the least, Julia reluctantly agrees to turn what should have been her honeymoon into a spontaneous road trip with her father to make up for lost time.
Jacoby never trusted an oracle. They’re sneaky wenches, always speaking in riddles. So when a dragon king’s wise oracle prophesized that he was going to save the land, he wanted to laugh at them. How exactly would a half-breed with no dragon form accomplish this task? As fate would have it, he’d cross paths with a prince. His life would never be the same.
Angie Redlantern is the first to spot the boats - five abreast, with men in metal masks and spears standing proud. As the people of New Earth declare war on the people of Mainground, a dangerous era has dawned for Eden. After generations of division and disagreement, the two populations of Eden have finally broken their tentative peace, giving way to bloodshed and slaughter. Angie must flee with her family across the pitch black of Snowy Dark to the place where it all started.
As a teenager, Archie Noblesse clawed his way out of the poverty, heartache, and abuse of the reservation and left his family behind. Desperate to shake the shadow of his past, he reinvents himself as Archer Noble, an outspoken blogger and controversial author who lives only for himself. But when his beloved sister dies, Archer is saddled with guardianship of his niece and nephew.
Michael Campbell can't hold a job for more than a few days. He's lucky his foreman is giving him another chance with the solar panel project at an elementary school in Atlantic City. When he spies a man walking strangely in front of the school, Michael laughs, assuming he's drunk or high. Little does he realize that Joshua Stone, a teaching assistant, has cerebral palsy, and he's having a bad muscle control day. Taking a tumble right in front of the handsome construction worker is just his luck.
After a car accident, Adam wakes up in a hospital room with no memory and a man named Joe, who acts like his boyfriend. So when Joe says Adam is straight - and Joe's not - and they're just best friends and roommates, Adam is more than a little confused. But as Adam starts to fill in the gaps, the one thing that becomes apparent is that Joe is the missing piece that can't be replaced.
J. D. Jessup finds his line in the desert near Tucson, as far from his home as the moon. He’s traded his guitar and the songs in his head for the daily grind of an organic farm - a mind-numbing existence that dulls the pain of his memories. His boss has one rule: if J. D. sees an illegal, call Border Patrol. But when an early morning ride along the fence line leads him to Maria, a beautiful young woman near death, J. D.’s heart pushes him toward another choice.
John had never expected to have a steady girlfriend. As an incubus and a priest of the Church of Hedonism, he had dedicated his life to the goddess of pleasure and fertility. But police detective Kathryn Kitaen snuck past his defenses and found her way into his infernal little heart. Now, after seven months as a couple, Kate is bringing John home to meet the parents. All he has to do is pretend to be human for one week.
Ashai Larish is an assassin from the brutal Denari Lai order. Religious zealots, Denari Lai are kept loyal through an addiction to the same magic that makes them unstoppable. They have become the main weapon for the nation of Nishi'iti, and in a hundred years, they have never failed. Until now. Ashai has to kill Pushtani King Abadas Damar and his daughter/heir, Markari. He infiltrates the king's inner circle. Only the venerable Captain Bauti of the Royal Guard, whose love for Makari is well-known in the palace, suspects Ashai of anything. Except Ashai has fallen for Makari.
Detective Rudyard Bloodstone’s career is moving along well as Holborn Station’s lead investigator. His year had gotten even better when he met London’s celebrated music-hall star Honeysuckle Flowers. As he and his lady embark on celebrating the holidays, Rudyard grows homesick for Wales and his family there. He makes plans to see his parents and thinks it is the perfect time to introduce Honeysuckle to them. To his unhappy surprise, his mother paints her with a trollop’s brush.