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Big Lies in a Small Town

Big Lies in a Small Town

Author: Diane Chamberlain Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/02/2020

'Fans of Jodi Picoult's style will love how Diane Chamberlain writes' Candis Big Lies in a Small Town, by the internationally bestselling author Diane Chamberlain, is a sweeping novel about two women connected by a painting that holds many dark secrets. North Carolina, 2018: Morgan Christopher's life has been derailed. Taking the fall for a crime she did not commit, she finds herself serving a three-year stint in the North Carolina Women's Correctional Centre. Her dream of a career in the arts is put on hold - until a mysterious visitor makes her an offer that will see her released immediately. Her assignment: restore an old post office mural in a sleepy southern town. Morgan knows nothing about art restoration but, desperate to leave prison, she accepts. What she finds under the layers of grime is a painting that tells the story of madness, violence and a conspiracy of small-town secrets. North Carolina, 1940: Anna Dale, an artist from New Jersey, wins a national contest to paint a mural for the post office in Edenton, North Carolina. Alone in the world and desperate for work, she accepts. But what she doesn't expect is to find herself immersed in a town where prejudices run deep, where people are hiding secrets behind closed doors and where the price for being different might just end in murder. What happened to Anna Dale? Are the clues hidden in the decrepit mural? Can Morgan overcome her own demons to discover what exists beneath the layers of lies?

One Spring Baby The Bachelor's Little Bonus (Proposals & Promises) / Keeping Her Baby's Secret / a Baby for the Village Doctor

One Spring Baby The Bachelor's Little Bonus (Proposals & Promises) / Keeping Her Baby's Secret / a Baby for the Village Doctor

Author: Gina Wilkins, Raye Morgan, Abigail Gordon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/02/2020

Blossoming baby bumps Free spirit Stephanie Stevie never expected to wed her good friend and neighbour, Cole. But then she never expected to be pregnant and alone. Cole's offer of a marriage of convenience is the perfect solution. Except he's overlooked one detail...he's attracted to his wife! In six months they'll be parents...but will they ever be a family? * Pregnant and alone, Diana Collins can't believe her former secret crush, popular, gorgeous and from the richest family in town, Cameron Van Kirk is offering to help her. He was always out of her league. But now he's back with a very tempting proposition... * Dr Georgina Adams is expecting her baby very soon. What she doesn't expect is for the baby's father to arrive first! Despite marriage problems and some distance, Ben still love Georgina and is determined to make her his beautiful spring bride all over again, if only he can convince her that their marriage truly is meant to be....

Cinderella In The Sicilian's World / Proof Of Their Forbidden Night Cinderella in the Sicilian's World / Proof of Their Forbidden Night

Cinderella In The Sicilian's World / Proof Of Their Forbidden Night Cinderella in the Sicilian's World / Proof of Their Forbidden Night

Author: Sharon Kendrick, Chantelle Shaw Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/02/2020

Transformed by his tantalising touch... It defies every rule billionaire Salvatore has set himself, but he just can't resist Lina. Until he finds their impulsive encounter has cost her everything... He might never trust a woman, but he will offer her escape-in his bed! Forbidden, seduced... pregnant with his baby! Greek CEO Andreas knows seducing innocent Isla would be a huge mistake. She's completely off-limits! But when they're thrown together on an Aegean island paradise neither can resist indulging in their illicit temptation...

The Return Of Her Billionaire Husband / Revelations Of A Secret Princess The Return of Her Billionaire Husband / Revelations of a Secret Princess

The Return Of Her Billionaire Husband / Revelations Of A Secret Princess The Return of Her Billionaire Husband / Revelations of a Secret Princess

Author: Melanie Milburne, Annie West Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/02/2020

The Italian tycoon is back! Juliette is determined to forget her glamorous marriage to billionaire Joe. It began with an intense passion she'd only ever dreamed of and ended in heartbreak. Now it's time to go their separate ways...or is it? A princess in disguise... To find her daughter, stolen from her at birth, Carolina will do anything. Including masquerading as a nanny! Jake, her daughter's uncle, is all that's standing in her way. If only her body would get the message that he's the enemy...

Saved By His Cinderella Dr Cinderella's Midnight Fling / the Surgeon's Cinderella / the Prince's Cinderella Bride

Saved By His Cinderella Dr Cinderella's Midnight Fling / the Surgeon's Cinderella / the Prince's Cinderella Bride

Author: Kate Hardy, Susan Carlisle, Amalie Berlin Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/02/2020

She will go to the ball... Thanks to her `fairy godmother' friend, Dr Jane Cooper is transformed into a glamourpuss... and finds herself in the bed of a mysterious Prince Charming! But when she discovers her Prince is her new colleague she must decide, can this lead to more... or must this fairytale come to an end... * When Tanner Locke asks Whitney Thomason to be his fake girlfriend to help his business, she's sure there will be no falling for this man who doesn't believe in love. But after two days in close proximity desire is proving more powerful than reason... * Seven years after his world was turned upside down by his wife Prince Quinton Carlow returns home to discover his ex-wife, is not actually an `ex'. They are still married! But can Quinn convince the one woman he has always loved to fight for their love?

Midwives On Call: Her Baby Surprise Midwife...To Mum! (Midwives on-Call) / it Started with a Pregnancy / Midwife's Baby Bump

Midwives On Call: Her Baby Surprise Midwife...To Mum! (Midwives on-Call) / it Started with a Pregnancy / Midwife's Baby Bump

Author: Sue MacKay, Scarlet Wilson, Susanne Hampton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/02/2020

A longed for family... Midwife Ally Parker never puts down roots, and that suits her just fine. Until she starts a temporary job and meets her new boss, sexy single dad Dr Flynn Reynolds! Soon Flynn and his adorable son have Ally longing to stick around... * Dr Cooper Roberts has a new job and the chance to begin a new life. What's most definitely not in his plans? Waking up with his new colleague, Melissa Bell... And having to hold his head up above the dropped jaws of his fellow docs as he escorts Missy to buy a pregnancy test! * Student midwife Flick has given up on finding `the one', so she certainly doesn't expect to be swept off her feet by gorgeous surgeon Tristan Hamilton...or for them to end up in bed together! And now, three months later Flick crashes back into Tristan's life...with a baby bump!

Dynasties: The Danforths The Cinderella Scandal (Dynasties: the Danforths) / Man Beneath the Uniform / Sin City Wedding

Dynasties: The Danforths The Cinderella Scandal (Dynasties: the Danforths) / Man Beneath the Uniform / Sin City Wedding

Author: Barbara McCauley, Maureen Child, Katherine Garbera Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/02/2020

Tested by scandal. Sustained by passion. Tina Alexander wanted her wealthy playboy neighbour gone-he was too much of a distraction. But Reid Danforth, one of Savannah's most eligible bachelors, had other plans for the curvy beauty! But passion had a price. If word spread, their scandalous affair would ruin both their reputations. * U.S. Navy SEAL Zack Sheridan is not accustomed to baby-sitting sharp-tongued, wealthy young women like Kimberly Danforth. But a month of having to shadow Kimberly's every move means Zack is soon having trouble reconciling his duty with a sudden burning desire... * Three years ago, Jake Danforth spent a steamy, sheet-twisting night with Larissa Nielsen. He'd never forgotten her-even though Larissa had left him before the morning light. But Larissa has kept a secret from Jake, one is about to come face to face with...

Her Exotic Prince Her Desert Dream (Trading Places) / the Sheikh's Last Mistress / One Dance with the Sheikh

Her Exotic Prince Her Desert Dream (Trading Places) / the Sheikh's Last Mistress / One Dance with the Sheikh

Author: Liz Fielding, Rachael Thomas, Tessa Radley Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/02/2020

Promoted to Princess Lydia Young has landed her dream job - jetting off to a desert kingdom for a holiday as a media darling's look-alike! All Lydia has to do is enjoy a week of pampered bliss in a luxury oasis-and not blow her cover by falling for her host, dangerously out-of-her-league Sheikh Kalil al-Zaki. * When powerful Sheikh Zafir Al Asmari seduced English Rose, Destiny Richards, he never anticipated the extent of their passion. Now their scorching affair has shocking repercussions, and before their nine months are up, Zafir must convince Destiny to make their arrangement more permanent! * A passionate fling with Sheikh Rakin Whitcomb Abdellah is out of the ordinary for sensible Laurel Kincaid. Agreeing to a temporary marriage of convenience is even more so! But as temptation gets harder to ignore, suddenly the rules of their temporary marriage feel very inconvenient...

Mistresses: His Unexpected Heir Valentino's Love-Child / Mistress to the Merciless Millionaire / Prince of Montez, Pregnant Mistress

Mistresses: His Unexpected Heir Valentino's Love-Child / Mistress to the Merciless Millionaire / Prince of Montez, Pregnant Mistress

Author: Lucy Monroe, Abby Green, Sabrina Philips Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/02/2020

Passionate consequences Valentino Grisafi's stunning, and intriguing lover is testing his resolve. A passionate affair is fun...only love can never be mentioned. He won't allow it. But now the one person to tame the untamable Valentino is the woman now carrying his child... * Stunning beauty Kate can have any man she wants, except the man who makes her weak at the knees, - Tiarnan Quinn. Tempted by his offer to visit him at his luxury villa Kate knows he can never give her want he wants. But is this millionaire as cold hearted as he seems...? * When Cally Greenway loses the job of her dreams - `her' paintings are auctioned to an unknown bidder, she finds consolation in the arms of a stranger. Except he's the `unknown bidder' - the Prince of Montez! And now he's summoned Cally by royal decree-His Majesty wants a mistress: biddable, pleasurable...and pregnant?