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Finger licking fifteen by Janet Evanovich

By Janet Evanovich

Recipe for disaster: big name chef Stanley Chipotle involves Trenton to take part in a barbeque cook-off and loses his head – literally.

Throw in a few spice: Bail bonds place of work employee Lula is witness to the crime, and the single one she'll consult is Trenton cop, Joe Morelli.

Pump up the heat: Chipotle's sponsor is providing a million-dollar present to an individual who grants info resulting in the seize of the killers.

Stir the pot: Lula recruits bounty hunter Stephanie Plum to assist her locate the killers and gather the moolah.

Add a mystery ingredient: Stephanie's Grandma Mazur. sufficient said.

Bring to a boil: Can Stephanie search out killers, a traitor, 5 skips, hold her grandmother out of the sauce, resolve Ranger's difficulties and never bounce his bones?

Warning: Janet Evanovich's Finger Lickin' Fifteen is habanero sizzling. So solid you will need seconds.

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Bed Rest by Sarah Bilston

By Sarah Bilston

Quinn "Q" Boothroyd is a tender British legal professional married to an American and residing in big apple urban. She's checked off many of the containers on her "Modern Woman's checklist of items to Do prior to Hitting 30," and her busy operating lifestyles has been rather painless. but if her general practitioner tells her she needs to spend the final 3 months of her being pregnant mendacity in mattress, Q is thrown right into a tailspin. first and foremost bored and annoyed, Q quickly fills her days through attempting to reconnect together with her workaholic husband, supply felony recommendation for her candy Greek neighbor, forge new emotional bonds along with her mom and sisters, and work out who will maintain her stocked up in cookies and sandwiches. Q reviews adventures at the sofa she by no means might have encountered within the legislations company and learns much approximately herself and what she desires out of life—and mainly, concerning the child growing to be within her.

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Corkscrew by Donald E. Westlake

By Donald E. Westlake

Bryce Proctor's subsequent novel is due yet he has a significant case of writer's block. He additionally has a grasping spouse who wishes every thing in a divorce cost. Wayne Prentice is a author with a manuscript no one desires. Proctor means that the radical be released less than Proctor's identify and the development cut up 50/50. yet there's a trap.

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A Year in Fife Park by Quinn Wilde

By Quinn Wilde

Quinn Wilde spends a formative 12 months learning on the collage of St. Andrews, Scotland, and dwelling in Fife Park, the most affordable scholar place of abode within the united kingdom. alongside the way in which, there are errors and pretend pas, damages and destruction, passions and revelations, longing and belonging, love, secret, tragedy, admire, and only a tiny bit of intercourse.

"One of the easiest home-grown comedies of this 12 months, a true campus-themed gem."

"This first-time writer is admittedly one to observe. His booklet is generously provided and generously priced. I recommend you gift him via interpreting it."

"A unusually compelling novella, which I chewed via in one laugh-out-loud sitting."

"If you have been to college, and do not recognize half this ebook, then you definately have not relatively been to University."

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Other Lives by Andre Brink

By Andre Brink

In only one morning, he forgot who he was...

Three provocative and interconnected tales from one of many world's maximum dwelling writers:

A white painter in Africa involves his studio within the afternoon. On his doorstep, he sees a lady with curly hair and a dismal complexion. He hasn't ever noticeable her ahead of, yet she embraces him. As he steps earlier her, unusual young children rush to his toes yelling ''Daddy!'' This kinfolk welcomes him domestic, yet he is familiar with none of them.

On the opposite part of Cape city, a white guy pulls himself off the bed and towards his reflect, the place he's faced through his by surprise black face.

A live performance pianist falls passionately in love with the distinguished singer he works beside, yet can't convey himself to the touch her, till one evening they sit to devour dinner, and lookup to determine themselves surrounded by means of armed men.

In this new novel, Andre breaking point is at his most sensible, exploring the fractured but globalized international the place we discover ourselves and our lives transformed.

PRAISE FOR ANDRE verge of collapse

''South African novelist verge of collapse is a grasp stylist.'' Publishers Weekly

''Brink describes calamities and absurdities of the apartheid process with a chilly lucidity that during no manner interferes with excessive emotion and bold flights of the imagination.'' Mario Vargas Llosa, long island instances e-book evaluation

''One of crucial and prolific voices from South Africa.'' Library magazine

''If you need to get the sensation of South Africa, as strongly as Camus delivers the sensation of Algiers, you are going to flip to André Brink.'' Tribune

''Brink writes feelingly of South Africa—the land, the black, the white, the negative good looks and tragedy that lies therein.'' Publishers Weekly

''Brink is a hard-eyed storyteller.'' Philadelphia Inquirer

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Prats and Twats by Marc Blake

By Marc Blake

This can be all concerning the those that imagine the area revolves round them. contains celebritiy maxims, the A-Z of star twattage, twat names, superstar prat outfits, soundbites that we'll by no means listen, the truth exhibits we would actally wish to see, 'You recognize you have got had an excessive amount of paintings performed when...' and plenty extra.

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