SOMETHING OLD… Anthony Hetheridge, ninth baron of Wellegrave and chief superintendent for New Scotland Yard, will marry Kate Wakefield in three weeks. It’s inevitable–the invitations are out, the flowers are ordered, the cake is chosen. But murder waits for no man, and no wedding. SOMETHING NEW… In London’s prestigious West End, a disgraced CEO has been murdered at Hotel Nonpareil, an exclusive destination. No one, it seems, liked Michael Martin Hughes. Not his estranged wife, Thora, or his defiant son, Griffin. Not Hotel Nonpareil’s manager, its head of security, or perhaps even the other two women in Hughes’s life: his future bride, Arianna, or his secret girlfriend, Riley. Still more ominously, before Hughes died, he incurred the wrath of a potentially more unforgiving foe: Sir Duncan Godington, longtime nemesis of both CS Hetheridge and DS Deepal “Paul” Bhar. SOMETHING BORROWED… For the first time, CS Hetheridge, Kate and Bhar find themselves under tremendous pressure to uncover the killer in the shortest time frame ever. Has Scotland Yard, not to mention Downing Street, lost confidence in Hetheridge? Will the murder conviction rest on hard forensic evidence, a mountain of circumstantial details, or an impulsive theft? Return to the world of Ice Blue and Blue Murder in Something Blue, the third mystery in the New York Times and USA Today bestselling series. The author would like to thank all her readers for their loyalty, patience, and kind words. The two questions new readers always ask are, "Will there be more Hetheridge--'Blue'--books?" and "What else have you written?" Regarding question one, will there be more Lord & Lady Hetheridge ("Blue") books, the answer is yes. When asked when she plans to end the series, she replied, "Never." She is already at work on book #5, Blue Blooded. Regarding question two, what else has she written, please try the Dr. Benjamin Bones cozy mystery series. Set in wartime England beginning in September 1939, this nostalgic, romantic series follows the amateur sleuthing of Dr. Bones, a native Londoner, in his adopted Cornish village, Birdswing. Book #1, Marriage Can Be Murder, and book #2, Divorce Can Be Deadly, are available now. Also available is Dr. Bones and the Christmas Wish, a charming novella about love lost and love found.
From the New York Times bestselling author of Something Borrowed comes a novel that shows how someone with a ‘perfect life' can lose it all—and then find everything. Darcy Rhone thought she had it all figured out: the more beautiful the girl, the more charmed her life. Never mind substance. Never mind playing by the rules. Never mind karma. But Darcy's neat, perfect world turns upside down when her best friend, Rachel, the plain-Jane "good girl," steals her fiancé, while Darcy finds herself completely alone for the first time in her life...with a baby on the way. Darcy tries to recover, fleeing to her childhood friend living in London and resorting to her tried-and-true methods for getting what she wants. But as she attempts to recreate her glamorous life on a new continent, Darcy finds that her rules no longer apply. It is only then that Darcy can begin her journey toward self-awareness, forgiveness, and motherhood. Something Blue is a novel about one woman's surprising discoveries about the true meaning of friendship, love, and happily-ever-after. It's a novel for anyone who has ever, even secretly, wondered if the last thing you want is really the one thing you need.
College friends Lucy and Katherine reunite as adults—and build a new friendship as changed women Katherine shows up at Lucy’s Manhattan doorstep having run away from the marriage altar. Lucy isn’t thrilled to see her former sorority sister—her own life as a children’s book illustrator is complicated enough, especially as she may be falling out of love with her boyfriend. Along with Lucy’s oddball best friend, Julia, the women tackle the complicated challenge of being young, lost, and in search of life in New York City. Something Blue is a heartfelt but never sentimental modern classic, capturing three women on the verge of the future, still figuring out the past, and trying to solve the present all at once. A novel that addresses friendship, ambition, and love head on, Something Blue and its three heroines head in surprising directions in their search for meaning.
Life is going well for Megan. She’s always wanted to marry a missionary and now she’s working with Chance, a charming and daring missionary pilot. Then Micah Zimmerman moves into her parent’s home as a pastoral candidate for their Conservative Mennonite church—and he doesn’t look anything like the gawky young man who had a crush on her in college. As Megan struggles with her own personal identity and faith, she begins to see the true difference between Chance and Micah. Will her insight come too late, or is there still time to find the hero of her dreams?
Life as a small town mayor’s wife was not what Quinn Michaels had planned for her future with college sweetheart Eric Benson. An accidental pregnancy, however, changes all that and forces them into an unusual arrangement. Will an unexpected baby and quickie wedding be enough to save their strained relationship or only force them further apart?
A shadow of doubt is cast over a California bride when dire warnings about her fiancé arise in this thriller from “the mistress of day-lit terror” (The New York Times). Johnny Simms, a young biology student from Columbia University, has just arrived in San Francisco for a wedding. The lucky bride-to-be is a childhood friend: twenty-year-old Nan Padgett. But the shy, unsure girl he used to know has suddenly blossomed into a radiant, confident, and ecstatically happy young woman. And why wouldn’t she? Richardson Bartee, a handsome vintner from Southern California, swept her off her feet during a whirlwind courtship. Then comes the call from Nan’s aunt Emily, her beloved childhood guardian, with a stinging warning: “You must not marry this man.” Johnny fears that Emily is not just being overprotective. And when Aunt Emily suddenly dies under mysterious circumstances, Johnny begins an investigation into the past that draws him into the nightmare of the Padgett family tree—one so tangled with murder, lies, greed, and deception, it has kept Nan in the dark for twenty years, and so dangerous, it has yet to claim its last victim. Filled with twists, Something Blue is a riveting tale from the Edgar Award–winning author who has been called “the American queen of suspense novelists” (New York Telegraph).
A romantic novella by USA Today bestselling author Serenity Woods. Fifty percent of all proceeds from the digital sales of this book will be donated to Hospice New Zealand. This is a sweeter romance than Serenity usually writes, but of course, being Serenity, there’s still a bit of sizzle underlying all the kisses… Previously published by Samhain Publishing. It’s bad enough losing the wedding rings, let alone losing your heart… Josh Hamnett is best man at his mate’s wedding, and he’s determined that nothing will go wrong on the big day. Then his ex-girlfriend appears in the church in a gorgeous scarlet bridesmaid’s dress and literally falls into his arms. Kate thought she’d locked away her memories of Josh forever, but seeing him again brings them all rushing back, good and bad. He’s the only man she’s ever really loved, and she’s shocked to discover the chemistry between them still sizzling hot. But she can never forgive him for the terrible things he did. Can she? Will they both be able to put their past aside, and give their love another chance? This novella has ten chapters, and each chapter covers an hour of the wedding.
World famous entrepreneur, sexy celebrity icon, and "New York Times" bestselling author Jameson presents these titillating tales written by today's hottest authors. Each refreshingly creative story portrays powerful women who know what they want and how they can get it.
Jackson Byrne isn’t quite sure how he ended up engaged to a woman with powers straight out of Greek legend, but he wouldn’t trade the life he’s made with his fiancee, Tara, for anything. With the big day fast approaching, he’s determined to give his bride the wedding of her dreams – unless Greek god and party boy, Dionysus, gets in the way.
Stella is thrilled when she and her sister are asked to be flower girls in her aunt Laura's wedding. But things don't go as planned when Stella accidently damages her aunt's wedding dress.
The second instalment from NYT Bestselling author, Emily Giffin. Thirty years old, successful and stunning, Darcy Rhone used to think that 'being down and out' meant not finding a size four at the Barney's Warehouse Sale. Now she is pregnant, unmarried an
Stella is thrilled when she and her sister are asked to be flower girls in her aunt Laura's wedding, but things don't go as planned when Stella accidently damages her aunt's wedding dress. Simultaneous.
When Judy's sister Tina Lee becomes engaged, the swirl of activity as they plan for the wedding jolts Judy out of her routine.
The routine of family life for Judy Duncan is disrupted when her sister's pending wedding brings a variety of undercurrents to the surface.
College friends Lucy and Katherine reunite as adults--and build a new friendship as changed women Katherine shows up at Lucy's Manhattan doorstep having run away from the marriage altar. Lucy isn't thrilled to see her former sorority sister--her own life as a children's book illustrator is complicated enough, especially as she may be falling out of love with her boyfriend. Along with Lucy's oddball best friend, Julia, the women tackle the complicated challenge of being young, lost, and in search of life in New York City. Something Blue is a heartfelt but never sentimental modern classic, capturing three women on the verge of the future, still figuring out the past, and trying to solve the present all at once. A novel that addresses friendship, ambition, and love head on, Something Blue and its three heroines head in surprising directions in their search for meaning.
Her belief in the power of beauty shattered when her fiancé dumps her for a plain woman, a pregnant Darcy flees to London and struggles to rebuild her glamorous life, before realizing that her past methods no longer work.
Her belief in the power of beauty shattered when her fiance dumps her for a plain woman, a pregnant Darcy flees to London and struggles to rebuild her glamorous life before realizing that her past methods no longer work.
The Batts family has arrived at a hotel in Los Angeles and everything is all set for Aunt Laura’s wedding weekend. Stella and Penny are going to be getting a new uncle, and a new cousin! Plus, they get to be flower girls, and wear fancy dresses, and walk down the aisle throwing rose petals. It’s going to be perfect--just the way Aunt Laura has imagined it. Just the way Stella has imagined it, too. But sometimes a wedding doesn’t happen the way anyone thinks it will--including the bride. Things are starting to go wrong, and Stella is worried that it’s all her fault!
For Part Two please see https://play.google.com/store/books/details/David_Finegold_Something_Borrowed_Something_Blue_P?id=Cv-XCgAAQBAJ A distinct pattern emerged in the British education and training reform process in the latter half of the 1980s. A government minister or a team of policy experts paid a brief study visit to the United States; a short time later a new initiative was announced which bore a close resemblance to a US programme. More recently, the flow of policy ideas across the Atlantic appears to have reversed direction. This book develops a three-tiered approach to the analysis of policy borrowing. The first section draws on a number of different literatures relevant to this area to create an analytical framework for the study of policy borrowing. Section Two examines the specific context in which these borrowing episodes occurred, asking: ‘Why did Britain look to America for policy inspiration in the latter half of the 1980s?’ The final section examines individual cases of policy borrowing at the local and national levels, attempting to distill lessons about the borrowing process.