Big Easy Temptation

Big Easy Temptation Author Shayla Black
ISBN-10 9780698163034
Year 2016-05-03
Pages 384
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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The New York Times bestselling authors of the Masters of Ménage series present the third scintillating novel featuring the privileged, wealthy, wild men of Creighton Academy—the Perfect Gentlemen. Years ago, Naval officer Dax Spencer and NCIS agent Holland Kirk indulged in a steamy affair—until she betrayed him in the wake of his father’s death. Dax tried to put her behind him with a payback of his own. But he never forgot Holland… Now, as Dax and his fellow Perfect Gentlemen unravel a web of lies, he discovers his family’s tragedy is part of a much larger conspiracy. Soon, all clues point him back to New Orleans…where Holland waits, protecting her deadly secret and holding a torch for the only man she’s ever loved. Once reunited, they can’t fight the passion flaring hot and wild. But something sinister lurks around every corner, from the elegance of the Garden district to the beauty of the bayou. Dax and Holland may find their way back to each other—if they survive... From the Trade Paperback edition.

Big Easy Temptation

Big Easy Temptation Author Shayla Black
ISBN-10 9780425275344
Year 2016-05-03
Pages 384
Language en
Publisher Berkley Books
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Years ago, Naval officer Dax Spencer and NCIS agent Holland Kirk indulged in a steamy affair-until she betrayed him in the wake of his father's death. Then Dax tried to put Holland behind him with a payback of his own. Now, as Dax and his fellow Perfect Gentlemen unravel a web of lies, he discovers his family's tragedy is part of a much larger conspiracy. Soon, all clues point him back to New Orleans.where Holland waits, protecting her deadly secret and holding a torch for the only man she's ever loved.

Out of the Easy

Out of the Easy Author Ruta Sepetys
ISBN-10 9780141347356
Year 2013-03-07
Pages 352
Language en
Publisher Penguin UK
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Out of the Easy is set against the vivid backdrop of 1950s New Orleans. Written by New York Times bestselling author Ruth Sepetys, this novel has something for everyone: love, mystery, murder, blackmail and warmth. Josie Moraine wants out of The Big Easy - she needs more than New Orleans can offer. Known locally as a brothel prostitute's daughter, she dreams of life at an elite college, far away from here. But then a mysterious death in the Quarter leaves Josie caught between her ambition and a clandestine underworld. New Orleans is luring Josie deeper in as she searches for the truth, and temptation beckons at every turn. Praise for Between Shades of Gray: 'This superlative first novel by Ruta Sepetys demonstrates the strength of its unembellished language. A hefty emotional punch' - The New York Times '. . . moving and heart-wrenching.' - The Guardian Ruta Sepetys was born and raised in Michigan and now lives with her family in Tennessee. Her first novel, Between Shades of Gray, was shortlisted for the 2012 Carnegie Medal and the Waterstones Children's Book Award.

Big Temptation

Big Temptation Author Robin L. Rotham
ISBN-10 1419958844
Year 2009-02-01
Pages 296
Language en
Publisher Elloras Cave Pub Incorporated
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When the Mahoney Tower Tulsa's general manager disappears, Jillian Fox calls headquarters for help. What she gets is a hotshot corporate investigator-and an inexplicable craving for things that are very, very bad for her. Something besides his monogram and size sixteen shoes tells her Barrett George could be BIG trouble, but resisting his aggressive pursuit turns out to be even harder than keeping her fingers out of the candy bowl. Barrett knows the skittish little accountant is probably smart not to trust him, especially if she's looking for crappily ever after. But it's been months since he got laid and her avoidance tactics only inflame his inner predator. Barrett's sexual domination sparks Jillian's complete sensual surrender and a primal attraction that puts both their hearts at risk. But even as he tests the limits of her trust, the investigation heats up, exposing a conspiracy that places Jillian in harm's way-and forces Barrett to face his greatest fear. Is mnage a trois your fantasy? Find out what happens to Jillian when one of her most secret fantasies becomes a reality. Steamy doesn't even come close. We should all be so lucky.

Holding on Tighter

Holding on Tighter Author Shayla Black
ISBN-10 9780698164017
Year 2017-02-07
Pages 352
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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In this seductive new novel from the New York Times bestselling author of Falling in Deeper, mixing business with pleasure can be a dangerous proposition... Jolie Quinn is a woman in charge. Her no-nonsense attitude has made her a rising star in the fashion world and her brand a household name among the Dallas elite. Nothing will stop her from achieving her goals—not even the gorgeous British security contractor who seems just as interested in seeing her personal assets as he is in protecting her professional ones. After a tragedy left him broken, Heath Powell made a rule of staying unattached. But Jolie challenges him in a way he can’t ignore, and he isn’t used to backing down from a confrontation—especially when the reward for winning could feel so good. As passion blazes between them, the stubborn, confident beauty arouses more than his desire. She touches his heart. When a mysterious enemy threatens Jolie and her company, Heath is the only person Jolie can trust to help. But working with him to save her business might put her dangerously at risk of falling in love... MATURE CONTENT From the Trade Paperback edition.

Louis Armstrong s New Orleans

Louis Armstrong s New Orleans Author Thomas Brothers
ISBN-10 9780393330014
Year 2007-04-17
Pages 400
Language en
Publisher W. W. Norton & Company
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A rags-to-riches narrative of the eminent jazz artist's early life describes how his childhood was marked by such challenges as poverty, Jim Crow legislation, and vigilante terrorism but how his musical prowess was shaped by the culturally rich African-American traditions of New Orleans. Reprint.

Scandal Never Sleeps

Scandal Never Sleeps Author Shayla Black
ISBN-10 9780698163010
Year 2015-08-18
Pages 400
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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From the New York Times bestselling authors of the Masters of Ménage series . . . They are the Perfect Gentlemen of Creighton Academy: privileged, wealthy, powerful friends with a wild side. But a deadly scandal is about to tear down their seemingly ideal lives . . . Maddox Crawford’s sudden death sends Gabriel Bond reeling. Not only is he burying his best friend, he’s cleaning up Mad’s messes, including his troubled company. Grieving and restless, Gabe escapes his worries in the arms of a beautiful stranger. But his mind-blowing one-night stand is about to come back to haunt him . . . Mad groomed Everly Parker to be a rising star in the executive world. Now that he’s gone, she’s sure her job will be the next thing she mourns, especially after she ends up accidentally sleeping with her new boss. If only their night together hadn’t been so incendiary—or Gabe like a fantasy come true . . . As Gabe and Everly struggle to control the heated tension between them, they discover evidence that Mad’s death was no accident. Now they must bank their smoldering passions to hunt down a murderer—because Mad had secrets that someone was willing to kill for, and Gabe or Everly could be the next target . . . From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Temptation

The Temptation Author Alisa Valdes
ISBN-10 9780062114594
Year 2012-04-24
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher Harper Collins
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His touch was electric. His eyes were magnetic. His lips were a temptation. . . . But was he real? Shane is near death after crashing her car on a long stretch of empty highway in rural New Mexico when she is miraculously saved by a mysterious young man who walks out of nowhere. She feels an instant energy between them, both a warmth that fills her soul and a tingle that makes her shiver. But who, or what, is he? For the first time in her life, she believes in the term "soul mates"—Travis is her destiny, and she is his. But she soon discovers that Travis is dead and strict rules govern kindred spirits of different dimensions. Even a kiss could destroy both their souls. And while Travis is almost impossible to resist, temptation proves to be the kindest enemy they encounter. In this part romance, part supernatural thriller, true love discovers it may not be able to surpass all—especially the power of pure evil.

The Odyssey

The Odyssey Author Homer
ISBN-10 0472088548
Year 2002
Pages 421
Language en
Publisher University of Michigan Press
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Translated into dactylic hexameter, this edition of the Odyssey recaptures the oral-formulaic experience as never before

Temptation

Temptation Author Douglas Kennedy
ISBN-10 9781451602135
Year 2010-06-15
Pages 352
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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From the #1 internationally bestselling author of Five Days and The Blue Hour, “a racy page-turner” (London Daily Express) about a Hollywood screenwriter whose overnight success brings about his biggest downfall. I always wanted to be rich. I know that probably sounds crass, but it’s the truth. A true confession. Like all would-be Hollywood screenwriters, David Armitage wants to be rich and famous. But for the past eleven years, he’s tasted nothing but failure. Then, out of nowhere, big-time luck comes his way when one of his scripts is bought for television. Before you can say “overnight success,” he’s the new toast of Hollywood as the creator of a hit series. Suddenly a major player, he finds that he’s reinventing himself at a great speed, especially when it comes to walking out on his wife and daughter for a young producer who worships only at the altar of ambition. But David’s upward mobility takes a decidedly strange turn when a billionaire film buff named Philip Fleck barges into his life, proposing a very curious collaboration. David takes the bait and suddenly finds himself inadvertently entering into a Faustian pact and an express ride to the lower depths of the Hollywood jungle.

New Orleans

New Orleans Author Cheryl Gerber
ISBN-10 193575470X
Year 2015-10-01
Pages
Language en
Publisher University of Louisiana
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"New Orleans: Life and Death in the Big Easy is a depiction through photo juxtapostions of New Orleans culture; the contrasts, dichotomies and social ironies of life in a city so richly diverse, often disparate. It covers approximately the last fifteen years of New Orleans (2000-2015). There are over 200 photographs"--Provided by publisher.

Temptations Of Big Bear

Temptations Of Big Bear Author Rudy Wiebe
ISBN-10 9780307366221
Year 2010-11-05
Pages 448
Language en
Publisher Vintage Canada
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Early in his writing career, Rudy Wiebe’s imagination was caught by a heroic character of Cree and Ojibwa ancestry whose birthplace was within twenty-five miles of where Wiebe himself was born 110 years later. The man’s name translated into English was Big Bear, and he came to be the subject of one of Wiebe’s most highly praised works of fiction. A modern classic, Wiebe’s fourth novel is a moving epic of the tumultuous history of the Canadian West. The book won the 1973 Governor General's Award, and in the 1990s was made into a CBC television miniseries based on a script co-written by Wiebe and Métis director Gil Cardinal, shot in Saskatchewan’s Qu’Appelle Valley. From the early days of North America, European settlers forced Natives aside, taking over their land on which they had lived for thousands of years. Big Bear envisioned a Northwest in which all peoples lived together peaceably, and in the 1880s made history by standing his ground to keep his Plains Cree nation from being forced onto reserves. The buffalo food supply was vanishing, but Big Bear led his people across the prairie, resisting pressure to cede rights to the land and give up freedom in exchange for temporary nourishment. The struggle brought starvation to his followers, tearing apart the community and eventually his own family. The story follows Big Bear’s life as he lives through the last buffalo hunt, the coming of the railway, the pacification of the Native tribes, and his own imprisonment. Wiebe’s magnificent interpretation of Western Canadian history encompasses not only his hero's struggle for integrity and justice but also the whole richness of the Plains culture.

Seduction in Session

Seduction in Session Author Shayla Black
ISBN-10 9780425275337
Year 2016-01
Pages 400
Language en
Publisher Berkley
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The second Perfect Gentlemen novel from the New York Timesbestselling authors of the Masters of Ménage series. Privileged, wealthy, and wild: they are the Perfect Gentlemen of Creighton Academy. But the threat of a scandal has one of them employing his most deceptive - and seductive - talents . . . Recruited into the CIA at a young age, Connor Sparks knows how dirty the world can be. Only when he's with his friends can he find some peace. So when an anonymous journalist threatens one of the Perfect Gentlemen, Connor vows to take down the person behind the computer, by whatever means necessary - even if it means posing as his target's bodyguard. Publishing a tabloid revealing Washington's most subversive scandals has earned Lara Armstrong the ire of the political scene - and a slew of death threats. To keep herself from ending up a headline, Lara hires a bodyguard, a man as handsome as he is lethal. When the bullets start to fly, Lara is surprised to find herself in Connor's arms. But as they begin to unravel a mystery that just might bring down the White House, Lara is devastated when she discovers Connor's true identity - and finds herself at the mercy of forces who will stop at nothing to advance their deadly agenda. Hot and edgy and laced with danger, the stories in the Perfect Gentlemen series are just that - perfect.' J. Kenner,New York Times and international bestselling author of the Stark series

Wicked and Dangerous

Wicked and Dangerous Author Shayla Black
ISBN-10 9781101602508
Year 2013-10-01
Pages 304
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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There are men—and then there are MEN. Ones who protect and pursue…who demand and desire…who know what they want and unapologetically take it—in life and in love. Now, USA Today bestselling author Shayla Black and Rhyannon Byrd team up to deliver sizzling stories of suspense and seduction, as two women let their longings loose—and go head-to-head and body-to-body with the men who ignite their passion… Wicked All Night by Shayla Black A sweet school teacher who changed towns, jobs, and lives after her divorce decides to take a lover. She hooks up with a bodyguard whose talents under the sheets make her melt. Until she learns that his motives are just as dangerous as they are wicked… Make Me Yours by Rhyannon Byrd After her father is murdered, a woman finds herself next on the kill list—and forced to reconnect with the one man who can keep her alive. And as danger stalks her, she’ll surrender herself to the lawman whose every touch leaves her breathless and exposed…