All American Girl
Sam Madison never knew life could change overnight. But that's exactly what happens when she saves the life of the President of the United States as s <more...>he's bunking off art class one night. Now an instant (if highly reluctant and very unlikely) celebrity, not to mention teen ambassador to the United Nations, Sam finds herself not only hanging out at the White House, but trying to stop herself falling for David, the President's son
Queen of Babble
Lizzie Nichols has a problem: she can't keep anything to herself. And when she opens her big mouth on a trip to London, her good intentions get her lo <more...>ng-distance beau, Andrew, in major hot water. Now she's stuck in England with no boyfriend and no place to stay until the departure date on her nonrefundable airline ticket. Fortunately, Lizzie's best friend and college roommate, Shari, is spending her summer catering weddings in a sixteenth-century chateau in southern France. Who cares if Lizzie's never traveled alone in her life and only speaks rudimentary French? She's off to Souillac to lend a helping hand .
The Guy Next Door
Melissa Fuller, gossip columnist of the fictional "New York Journal" is on the brink of losing her job. This particular morning, she is 68 minutes lat <more...>e for work, making it her 37th late arrival so far this year. Human Resources have given her another official warning, her boss seriously doubts her commitment to the paper and, more importantly, even her best friend has begun to worry about her psychological well being. This time, however, Melissa has a real excuse. She has just saved her elderly neighbour from a near-fatal attack, taken her to hospital and in the process become sole custodian of Paco, her Great Dane - not the ideal accessory for a New York City girl. Melissa urgently needs to trace her neighbour's only relative and when she finally meets him the real trouble starts.
When beautiful serial killer Gretchen Lowell captured her last victim, the man in charge of hunting her down, she quickly established who was really <more...>in control of the investigation. So why, after ten days of horrifying physical and mental torture, did she release Detective Archie Sheridan from the brink of death and hand herself in? Two years on, Archie now returns to lead the search for a new killer, whose recent attacks on teenage girls have left the city of Portland reeling. Shadowed by vulnerable young reporter Susan Ward, Archie knows that only one person can help him climb into the mind of this psychopath. But can Archie finally manage to confront the demons of his past without being consumed by them?
Hailey Sutter receives an anonymous letter from someone who wants her to investigate what happened to her mother. Soon, Hailey begins having flashback <more...>s to that fatal night, and becomes obsessed with uncovering the truth.
The Year of Living Famously
Clothing designer Kyra Felis has never been one to worship celebrities--she'd rather read a good book or make a blouse out of a tablecloth. She marrie <more...>s Hollywood man-of-the-moment Declan McKenna for love, with no inkling of how his notoriety will send her life spinning out of control. But once Kyra reluctantly becomes a celebrity by association there's no turning back. And even though she has all the trappings of success, she can't do the things that make her happy--throw a party; drink a glass of wine (or four) at a quiet café; confide in her friends. When Declan's fame literally endangers Kyra's life, she starts to wonder, can she survive more than a year of living famously?
Locked together in a bloody civil war, the Hutu and the Tutsi tribes struggle to survive. The son of the murdered Rwandan president and two teenage ch <more...>ildren of a white family flee for their lives. They have missed the last plane out. Where can they go but the mountains, the home of the gorillas?
The Place of Lions
Stranded by a plane crash on the immense Serengeti Plain, 14-year-old Chris is the only person who can save his father and the pilot. As he sets out t <more...>o find help, Chris is watched and followed by an aging solitary lion on a pilgrimage of his own.
The Year of the Leopard Song
Alan returns home to Africa after a year at school in England. He is met by his friend, Kimathi. However, things are not quite the same at home. The v <more...>illagers are acting strangly. Then Alan's father discovers a beheaded chicken in the garage with the word Chui (leopard) written in blood.
Since I don't have You
They were friends who shared everything - until tragedy singled one out. At the birth of their daughters best friends Rachel, Mariel and Jenny make a <more...>promise: to love and care for each other's girls exactly as they would their own. Six years later and a tragedy has torn them apart. Within weeks, Rachel has packed up and gone. Settling on the beautiful, windswept Greek island of Santorini, she knows she has come to the right place, but as she slowly rebuilds her world she can't forget the pledge she once made to her friends. She hires a private investigator, the enigmatic Johnny Palmer, and arranges for him to send regular updates on the girls she has left behind. Over the years, with Palmer's help, she is able to secretly soothe their growing pains - as well as those of their parents. But in Rachel's new island life far from home, who will be there to guide her?