First Star I See Tonight

First Star I See Tonight
Author: Susan Elizabeth Phillips
Release: 2016-08-23
Editor: William Morrow
Pages: 384
ISBN: 0062405616
Language: en
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A no-nonsense sports hero and a feisty female detective go head-to-head in this funny, fresh, seductive novel from the award winning NYT bestselling author known for her unforgettable characters, heartfelt emotion, and laugh out loud humor. He's the former quarterback of the Chicago Stars football team. She’s trying to make a success of her very own detective agency. Her first job? Follow him. Let's just say it's not going well. Not well at all…. Piper Dove is a woman with a dream—to become the best detective in the city of Chicago. First job? Trail former Chicago Stars quarterback, Cooper Graham. The problem? Graham’s spotted her, and he’s not happy. Which is why a great detective needs a first rate imagination. “The fact is . . . I’m your stalker. Not full-out barmy. Just . . . mildly unhinged.” Piper soon finds herself working for Graham himself, although not as the bodyguard he refuses to admit he so desperately needs. Instead, he’s hired her to keep an eye on the employees at his exclusive new nightclub. But Coop’s life might be in danger, and Piper’s determined to protect him, whether he wants it or not. (Hint: Not!) If only she weren’t also dealing with a bevy of Middle Eastern princesses, a Pakistani servant girl yearning for freedom, a teenager who just wants to fit in, and an elderly neighbor demanding that Piper find her very dead husband. And then there’s Cooper Graham,, a legendary sports hero who always gets what he wants—even if what he wants just might be an intrepid detective hell bent on proving she’s as tough as he is. From the bustling streets of Chicago to a windswept lighthouse on Lake Superior to the glistening waters of Biscayne Bay, two people who can’t stand to lose will test themselves and each other to discover what matters most.

First Star I See Tonight

First Star I See Tonight
Author: Orysia Tracz
Release: 2015-11
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 329
ISBN: 0994920814
Language: en
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Love Irresistibly

Love Irresistibly
Author: Julie James
Release: 2013-04-02
Editor: Penguin
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9781101617410
Language: en
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From the New York Times bestselling Julie James--a smart, sexy novel that brings together a former football star turned prosecutor and a beautiful restaurant executive who's been burned one too many times by romance. For fans of Susan Mallery and Rachel Gibson. HE’S USED TO GETTING WHAT HE WANTS... A former football star and one of Chicago’s top prosecutors, Assistant U.S. Attorney Cade Morgan will do anything to nail a corrupt state senator, which means he needs Brooke Parker’s help. As general counsel for a restaurant company, she can get a bug to the senator’s table at one of her five-star restaurants so the FBI can eavesdrop on him. All Cade has to do is convince Brooke to cooperate—and he’s not afraid to use a little charm, or the power of his office, to do just that. AND WHAT HE WANTS IS HER A savvy businesswoman, Brooke knows she needs to play ball with the U.S. Attorney’s office—even if it means working with Cade. No doubt there’s a sizzling attraction beneath all their sarcastic quips, but Brooke is determined to keep things casual. Cade agrees—until a surprising turn of events throws his life into turmoil, and he realizes that he wants more than just a good time from the one woman with whom he could fall terrifyingly, irresistibly in love. . .

First Earl I See Tonight

First Earl I See Tonight
Author: Anna Bennett
Release: 2018-10-30
Editor: St. Martin's Paperbacks
Pages: 368
ISBN: 9781250199478
Language: en
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Once upon a time three young ladies vowed to record their first London seasons...and to fill in the gaps of their finishing school educations. Thus began The Debutante Diaries—and London will never be the same... “Fans of Regency romance authors Eloisa James, Tessa Dare, and Mary Jo Putney will go wild.”—Booklist An heiress with a daring proposal. An earl who’s determined to resist her. And a love that just might be written in the stars, in First Earl I See Tonight by Anna Bennett. Recently jilted by his fiancée, David Gray, Earl of Ravenport is not in the market for a wife. Even if Gray didn’t have his hands full renovating his crumbling country house, it would take more than a bold marriage proposal from a headstrong young beauty to thaw his frozen heart. Gray is confident that spending a week at his ramshackle estate will change her mind about marriage, but every passionate moment he spends with her tempts him to change his... A talented artist, Miss Fiona Hartley desperately needs her dowry money to pay off a blackmailer set on ruining her sister. The handsome earl seems a sensible choice for a husband...if only she can convince him that romance will play no part. But marrying in name only may prove difficult for Fiona. Gray can’t help but be dazzled by her genuine warmth. Yet as their feelings deepen, Fiona’s deadline looms. Will her secrets destroy them, or is true love their final destiny?

First Star I See Tonight

First Star I See Tonight
Author: Susan Elizabeth Phillips
Release: 2016-08-23
Editor: HarperCollins
Pages: 384
ISBN: 9780062405630
Language: en
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A star quarterback and a feisty detective play for keeps in this sporty, sexy, sassy novel—a long-awaited new entry in the beloved, award-winning, New York Times bestselling author’s fan-favorite Chicago Stars football series. Piper Dove is a woman with a dream—to become the best detective in the city of Chicago. First job? Trail former Chicago Stars quarterback, Cooper Graham. Problem? Graham’s spotted her, and he’s not happy. Which is why a good detective needs to think on her feet. “The fact is . . . I’m your stalker. Not full-out barmy. Just . . . mildly unhinged.” Piper soon finds herself working for Graham himself, although not as the bodyguard he refuses to admit he so desperately needs. Instead, he’s hired her to keep an eye on the employees at his exclusive new nightclub. But Coop’s life might be in danger, and Piper’s determined to protect him, whether he wants it or not. (Hint: Not!) If only she weren’t also dealing with a bevy of Middle Eastern princesses, a Pakistani servant girl yearning for freedom, a teenager who just wants of fit in, and an elderly neighbor demanding Piper find her very dead husband. And then there’s Cooper Graham himself, a legendary sports hero who always gets what he wants—even if what he wants is a feisty detective hell bent on proving she’s as tough as he is. From the bustling streets of Chicago to a windswept lighthouse on Lake Superior to the glistening waters of Biscayne Bay, two people who can’t stand to lose will test themselves and each other to discover what matters most.

Star Light Star Bright

Star Light  Star Bright
Author: Melissa Everett
Release: 2014-04-01
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 20
ISBN: 1486700357
Language: en
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Star light, star bright, I love to tuck you in ant night; I wish I may, I wish I might, have the wish I wish tonight. Send your child off to magical dreams with these wonderful wishes every parent hopes are granted for their little one.Keywords:Re-Versed RhymesLexile: 760LGRL: J

When Stars Collide

When Stars Collide
Author: Susan Elizabeth Phillips
Release: 2021-06-29
Editor: HarperCollins
Pages: 384
ISBN: 9780062973108
Language: en
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#1 New York Times bestseller Susan Elizabeth Phillips returns to her beloved Chicago Stars series with a romance between a Chicago Stars quarterback and one of the world’s greatest opera singers—and a major diva. “Re-entering the world of the Chicago Stars is like a beloved friend come to call.” — #1 New York Times bestselling author Robyn Carr Thaddeus Walker Bowman Owens, the backup quarterback for the Chicago Stars, is a team player, talented sideline coach, occasional male underwear model, and a man with a low tolerance for Divas. Olivia Shore, international opera superstar, is a driven diva with a passion for perfection, a craving for justice, too many secrets—and a monumental grudge against the egotistical, lowbrow jock she’s been stuck with. It’s Mozart meets Monday Night Football as the temperamental soprano and stubborn jock embark on a nationwide tour promoting a luxury watch brand. Along the way, the combatants will engage in soul-searching and trash talk, backstage drama and, for sure, a quarterback pass. But they’ll also face trouble as threatening letters, haunting photographs, and a series of dangerous encounters complicate their lives. Is it the work of an overzealous fan or something more sinister? This is the emotional journey of a brilliant woman whose career is everything and a talented man who’ll never be happy with second place. Tender and funny, passionate and insightful, this irresistible romantic adventure proves that anything can happen…when two superstars collide.

This Heart of Mine

This Heart of Mine
Author: Susan Elizabeth Phillips
Release: 2009-03-17
Editor: Harper Collins
Pages: 432
ISBN: 9780061753930
Language: en
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New York Times bestselling author Susan Elizabeth Phillips magic is vibrantly alive, and it's on display in This Heart of Mine, the fifth book in her wildly popular Chicago Stars series! Molly Somerville loves her career as the creator of the Daphne the Bunny children's book series, but the rest of her life could use some improvement. She has a reputation for trouble that started even before she gave away her fifteen-million-dollar inheritance. Then there's her long-term crush on the quarterback for the Chicago Stars football team her sister owns—that awful, gorgeous Kevin Tucker, a man who can't even remember Molly's name! One night Kevin barges into Molly's not-quite-perfect life and turns it upside down. Unfortunately, the Ferrari-driving riving, poodle-hating jock isn't as shallow as she wishes he were, and she soon finds herself at a place called Wind Lake. Surrounded by paintbox cottages, including a charming old bed-and-breakfast, Molly and Kevin battle their attraction and each other as they face one of life's most important lessons. Sometimes love hurts, sometimes it makes you mad as hell, and sometimes—if you're lucky—it can heal in a most unexpected way.

Heroes Are My Weakness

Heroes Are My Weakness
Author: Susan Elizabeth Phillips
Release: 2014-08-26
Editor: Harper Collins
Pages: 352
ISBN: 9780062106117
Language: en
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New York Times bestselling author Susan Elizabeth Phillips is back with a delightful novel filled with her sassy wit and dazzling charm. He's a reclusive writer whose imagination creates chilling horror novels. She's a down-on-her-luck actress reduced to staging kids' puppet shows. He knows a dozen ways to kill his characters with his bare hands. She knows a dozen ways to kill an audience with laughs. But she's not laughing now. Annie Hewitt has arrived on Peregrine Island in the middle of a snowstorm and at the end of her resources. She's broke, dispirited, but not quite ready to give up. Her red suitcases hold the puppets she uses to make her living: sensible Dilly, spunky Scamp, and Leo, the baddest of bad guys. Her puppets, the romantic novels she loves, and a little bit of courage are all she has left. Annie couldn't be more ill prepared for what she finds when she reaches Moonraker Cottage or for the man who dwells in Harp House, the mysterious mansion that hovers above the cottage. When she was a teenager, he betrayed her in a way she can never forget or forgive. Now they're trapped together on a frozen island along with a lonely widow, a mute little girl, and townspeople who don't know how to mind their own business. Is he the villain she remembers, or has he changed? Her head says no. Her heart says yes. It's going to be a long, hot winter.

the mermaid s voice returns in this one

the mermaid s voice returns in this one
Author: Amanda Lovelace,ladybookmad
Release: 2019-03-05
Editor: Andrews McMeel Publishing
Pages: 208
ISBN: 9781524852313
Language: en
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The mermaid is known for her siren song, luring bedroom-eyed sailors to their demise. However, beneath these misguided myths are tales of escapism and healing, which Lovelace weaves throughout this empowering collection of poetry, taking you on a journey from the sea to the stars. They tried to silence her once and for all, but the mermaid’s voice returns in this one.

The Cinderella Deal

The Cinderella Deal
Author: Jennifer Crusie
Release: 2011
Editor: Bantam
Pages: 209
ISBN: 9780345530660
Language: en
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Linc Blaise persuades Daisy Flattery to pose as his fiancâee in order to win a dream job, but his plan backfires and he must marry her or expose his ruse.

Slow Waltz in Cedar Bend

Slow Waltz in Cedar Bend
Author: Robert James Waller
Release: 2009-09-26
Editor: Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 146
ISBN: 9780759526273
Language: en
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The author of the phenomenal New York Times bestseller The Bridges of Madison County once again brings characters and situations with his special blend of lyricism and magic. This is a bittersweet story about two good people who discover that true love, when it comes, is rarely fair, or right--or without pain.

Furious Rush

Furious Rush
Author: S. C. Stephens
Release: 2016-08-23
Editor: Forever
Pages: 400
ISBN: 9781455588879
Language: en
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From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Thoughtless series comes a swoon-worthy, enemies-to-lovers romance set in the world of motocross. Mackenzie Cox has a lot to prove. Daughter of a racing legend, she is eager to show the world that she has inherited her father's talent in the male-dominated sport of professional motorcycle racing. The last thing Kenzie needs is to be antagonized by her rival team's newest rider, Hayden Hayes. Plucked from the world of illegal street racing, Hayden immediately gets under Kenzie's skin. His insinuations that Kenzie is a spoiled princess who was handed her career fuels her desire to win, and much to her surprise, Kenzie soon learns she performs better when she's racing against Hayden. As Kenzie and Hayden push each other on the track, the electric energy between them off the track shifts into an intense--and strictly forbidden--attraction. The only rule between their two ultra-competitive teams is zero contact. Kenzie always does her best to play by the rules, but when her team slips into a financial crisis, she has no choice but to turn to Hayden for help. The tension simmers during their secret, late-night rendezvous, but Kenzie has too much to lose to give in to her desires. Especially when she begins to doubt that Hayden has completely left his street life behind... LOOK FOR THE NEXT BOOK IN THE SERIES: DANGEROUS RUSH.

Tonight the Streets Are Ours

Tonight the Streets Are Ours
Author: Leila Sales
Release: 2015-09-15
Editor: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9780374376666
Language: en
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Recklessly loyal. That's how seventeen-year-old Arden Huntley has always thought of herself. Taking care of her loved ones is what gives Arden purpose in her life and makes her feel like she matters. But lately she's grown resentful of everyone--including her needy best friend and her absent mom--taking her loyalty for granted. Then Arden stumbles upon a website called Tonight the Streets Are Ours, the musings of a young New York City writer named Peter, who gives voice to feelings that Arden has never known how to express. He seems to get her in a way that no one else does, and he hasn't even met her. Until Arden sets out on a road trip to find him. During one crazy night out in New York City filled with parties, dancing, and music--the type of night when anything can happen, and nearly everything does--Arden discovers that Peter isn't exactly who she thought he was. And maybe she isn't exactly who she thought she was, either.

Dance Away with Me

Dance Away with Me
Author: Susan Elizabeth Phillips
Release: 2020-06-09
Editor: HarperCollins
Pages: 416
ISBN: 9780062973047
Language: en
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At long last, the legendary New York Times bestselling author returns with a heartfelt novel of womanhood, a wild heart, and the healing power of love. Run, run, as fast as you can! When life throws her one setback too many, midwife and young widow Tess Hartsong takes off for Runaway Mountain. In this small town high in the Tennessee mountains, surrounded by nature, she hopes to outrun her heartbreak and find the solace she needs to heal. But instead of peace and quiet, she encounters an enigmatic artist with a craving for solitude, a fairy-tale sprite with too many secrets, a helpless infant, a passel of curious teens, and a town suspicious of outsiders, especially one as headstrong as Tess. Just as headstrong is Ian North, a difficult, gifted man with a tortured soul—a man who makes Tess question everything. In running away to this new life, Tess wonders— Has she lost herself . . . or has she found her future?

Geeks Gone Wild Series

Geeks Gone Wild Series
Author: Maggie Dallen
Release: 2021-01-31
Editor: Maggie Dallen
Pages: 329
ISBN:
Language: en
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Enjoy three full-length YA romantic comedies filled with first loves, swoony kisses, and forbidden crushes... Follow best friends Margo, Suzie, and Matt as they inadvertently start a war within their school. It's the cool kids versus the geeks once the hashtag #GeeksGoneWild starts trending. Along the way they discover that not every friend can be trusted and not all enemies are as bad as they seem. But most of all, they find that love can come along when you least expect it.

Lady Be Good

Lady Be Good
Author: Susan Elizabeth Phillips
Release: 2013-05-14
Editor: Harper Collins
Pages: 384
ISBN: 9780062290717
Language: en
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A British Lady Lady Emma Wells-Finch, the oh-so-proper headmistressof England's St. Gertrude's School for Girls, is a woman on a mission—she has two weeks to lose her reputation. Arriving in Texas with skirts flying, umbrella pointing, and beautiful mouth issuing orders, she knows only one thing will save her from losing everything she holds dear: complete and utter disgrace! A Texas Rascal World-famous playboy-athlete Kenny Traveler has kickedup his boot heels one too many times, and now he's suspended from the sport he loves. Only one thing will restore his career:complete and utter respectability! Unfortunately, he's been blackmailed into chauffeuring bossy, single-minded Lady Emma, and she's hell-bent on visiting honkytonks,chasing down tattoo parlors, and worse.. lots worse. Love, All-American Style When a gorgeous man who can't afford another scandal meets a hardheaded woman who's determined to cause one, anything can happen. But love? Oh, dear. That's impossible.That's outrageous. That's... Inevitable!

Starlight

Starlight
Author: Winter IVES
Release: 2021-02-15
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 330
ISBN: 9798709003057
Language: en
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STARLIGHT ©2020, WINTER IVES Star light, star bright, First star I see tonight, I wish I may, I wish I might, Have the wish I wish tonight . . . Most everyone is familiar with this beloved, wishing rhyme, but what happens when two wishes collide? Frustrated British publishing heiress Ana Weland wants to change her life. One busy day in London, she bumps into troubled young writer, Steve Gage, who has the beginnings of a fantasy story that may help her do just that, but before she can make her dream a reality, they both wish on an unusual star. Ana plunges into Steve's story . . . literally . . . and her wise uncle George's saying, "Every life has a story, and there's life in every story," takes on a profound meaning. Ana's extraordinary adventure begins when she encounters the otherworldly people of Aurania, the quasi-medieval world Steve created. Unexpectedly, Ana becomes a heroic character in his story, giving the people hope and rousing them to save their world, despite placing herself in mortal danger. In the real world, Steve's story "magically" changes, which makes agent Max happy, but baffles Steve, whilst Ana's prestigious aunt, Bernie Weland Blake, the force behind Weland Enterprises' publishing house, battles a hostile takeover by Mr. Pitt, the Weland family's sinister partner. Will Ana help the Auranians defeat the dark forces that threaten them and secure a happy ending, or will Steve rewrite his story and cause the end of Ana? Or will Pitt gain control of the publishing house and Steve's story--and change all of their fates? A universe of life-changing adventures and romantic intrigue awaits in the magical world of STARLIGHT.

The Encyclopedia of Superstitions

The Encyclopedia of Superstitions
Author: Richard Webster
Release: 2012-09-08
Editor: Llewellyn Worldwide
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9780738725611
Language: en
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Have you ever rubbed a frog on your freckles? Trivia fans and fun fact fanatics will adore this fascinating, flickable encyclopedia of superstitions! Richard Webster presents over five hundred of the most obscure, curious, and just-plain-freaky superstitions of the Western world. Discover batty beliefs about baldness, beans, and the Bermuda Triangle, and peculiar practices regarding hiccups, hearses, and hunchbacks. From modern myths to centuries-old lore, The Encyclopedia of Superstitions offers a wealth of wonderfully weird beliefs on just about every topic you can imagine: Holidays Birth Death Weddings Colors Gemstones Trees Flowers Fairies Weather Numbers Animals Birds Insects Household Items Zodiac Signs Gambling The Human Body Food Praise: "[T]his reference makes for compulsive browsing."—Publishers Weekly

Match Me If You Can

Match Me If You Can
Author: Susan Elizabeth Phillips
Release: 2009-10-13
Editor: Harper Collins
Pages: 416
ISBN: 9780061795121
Language: en
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You met star quarterback Kevin Tucker in This Heart of Mine. Now get ready to meet his shark of an agent, Heath Champion, and Annabelle Granger, the girl least likely to succeed. Annabelle's endured dead-end jobs, a broken engagement . . . even her hair's a mess! But that's going to change now that she's taken over her late grandmother's matchmaking business. All Annabelle has to do is land the Windy City's hottest bachelor as her client, and she'll be the most sought-after matchmaker in town. Why does the wealthy, driven, and gorgeous sports agent Heath Champion need a matchmaker, especially a red-haired screw-up like Annabelle Granger? True, she's entertaining, and she does have a certain quirky appeal. But Heath is searching for the ultimate symbol of success -- the perfect wife. And to make an extraordinary match, he needs an extraordinary matchmaker, right? Soon everyone in Chicago has a stake in the outcome, and a very big question: When the determined matchmaker promised she'd do anything to keep her star client happy . . . did she mean anything? If Annabelle isn't careful, she just might find herself going heart-to-heart with the toughest negotiator in town.