Author: Kate Louise Forster
Publisher: Penguin Group Australia
ISBN: 1921518650
Size: 39.98 MB
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Seduction from the Author: Kate Louise Forster. Lights, camera, seduction . . . Actress Willow Carruthers is Australia's favourite daughter. Now living the dream life in London, with an Oscar on her shelf and a rock-star husband, the beautiful Willow seems to have it all - wealth, fame and three perfect children. Kitty Middlemist, Willow's nanny, is used to flying under the radar. But a life-changing secret forces her to rethink her tactics. So when Willow suddenly falls from grace Kitty offers her the perfect place to hide - Middlemist Manor, the crumbling country estate Kitty owns with her reclusive older brother, Merrit. Middlemist is the dream location for Willow's new movie, a gorgeous costume drama that the actress hopes will restore her fortunes. But sparks fly as Kitty and Merrit's ancestral home is taken over by a glamorous and demanding cast and crew, and the distinction between acting and real life becomes ever more blurred. From London to LA, Byron Bay to Sydney, Seduction is a lush, compelling story about passion, betrayal and forgiveness, and the price of fame. 'This addictive novel is the perfect beach read.' New Idea 'A rollicking holiday read. ... fun and lightweight with likeable characters and lush description.' Bookseller&Publisher 'Glitzy, romantic and sexy ...... I wouldn't hesitate to recommend it to those looking for a fast-paced light read with a hint of something different.' Book Muster Down Under 'A ripper read.' Summer's Best Beach Reads, OK! 'A fun beach read about the rich and famous - the one to pack.' Who 'A fun and lively read that draws you in.' The Hoopla 'An extremely enjoyable read that engaged me from start to finish.' 1 girl ... 2 many books 'A light and easy read for a lazy summer afternoon.' Book'd Out

The Seduction Of His Wife

Author: Tiffany Clare
Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks
ISBN: 1429992352
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The Seduction Of His Wife from the Author: Tiffany Clare. Emma Hallaway has not seen her husband in twelve years—and that's fine with her. As a young girl, she'd agreed to a simple marriage of convenience, allowing her to pursue her private passion for painting. And though unknown to the rest of polite society, Emma is now one of the most daring and sought-after artists in London. However, when her secret is threatened to be exposed, Emma is forced to open her heart—and her home—to a total stranger: her husband... Richard Mansfield, Earl of Asbury, is all too familiar with danger. As a matter of fact, it is hard on his heels when he returns to England. Still, even he is shocked to learn of his wife's scandalous double life as an artist. But once he sees the vibrant grown woman she has become—so passionate, so strong, and so alluring—his undeniable attraction to Emma stuns him. Suddenly Richard is determined to turn their sham of a marriage into a true and lasting love. But how exactly does a gentleman seduce his own wife? The Seduction of His Wife is another riveting historical romance from Tiffany Clare.

Sexual Rhetoric In The Works Of Joss Whedon

Author: Erin B. Waggoner
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786456914
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Sexual Rhetoric In The Works Of Joss Whedon from the Author: Erin B. Waggoner. Buffy the Vampire Slayer has remained an enduring feature of late 1990s pop culture, spawning television spin-offs, rabid fans, and significant scholarly inquiry. Though there have been numerous books devoted to the work of Joss Whedon, this collection of fifteen essays is the first to focus specifically on the sexual rhetoric found in his oeuvre, which includes Angel, Firefly/Serenity, Dollhouse, and Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog, as well as Buffy. Topics covered include the role of virginity, lesbianism and homoeroticism in the shows and the comics, the nature of masculinity and femininity and gender stereotypes, an exploration of sexual binaries, and a ranking of the Buffy characters on the Kinsey scale of sexuality. Together these essays constitute a much-needed addition to the expanding body of Whedon gender scholarship.

A Vow Of Seduction

Author: Nana Malone
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 1488003688
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A Vow Of Seduction from the Author: Nana Malone. Two lavish destination weddings set the stage for romance and desire… Hot Night in the Hamptons, Nana Malone A fling with the gorgeous best man is not on Elina Sinclair's to-do list as maid of honor at her best friend's Hamptons wedding. Yet former child star Gabe Anderson is intent on seduction. He's also a new client at her image consulting firm—which makes a relationship strictly forbidden. Can the onetime playboy convince her that he's the best mistake she'll ever make? Seduced Before Sunrise, Jamie Pope He was Willa Arthur's first kiss, her first everything, before his cruel betrayal shattered her confidence. Years later, Marcus Simpson has turned up in Costa Rica at the wedding of Willa's best friend. The white sandy beaches and lush jungles are irresistible—and unfortunately, so is the man she should hate. But Marcus wants more than just forgiveness. He wants Willa back, and a tropical paradise is the perfect place to prove how much…

The Truth Of Buffy

Author: Emily Dial-Driver,
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 078645167X
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The Truth Of Buffy from the Author: Emily Dial-Driver,. Seemingly the most fantastical of television series, Buffy the Vampire Slayer proves on close examination to be firmly rooted in real-world concerns. In this collection of critical essays, 15 authors from several disciplines, including literature, the visual arts, theatre, philosophy, and political science, study ways in which Buffy illuminates viewers' real-life experiences. Topics include the series' complicated portrayals of the relationship between soul, morality, and identity; whether Buffy can truly be described as a feminist icon; stereotypes of Native Americans in the episode "Pangs"; the role of signs in the interaction between Buffy's aesthetics and audience; and the problem of power and underhanded politics in the Buffy universe.

Festering Lilies

Author: Natasha Cooper
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 1447238494
Size: 38.58 MB
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Festering Lilies from the Author: Natasha Cooper. The Department of Old Age Pensions is not noted for drama. Nor for scandal, corruption or even the odd leak to the tabloids. Not until Algernon Endlesham, its high-flying Minister, is brutally bludgeoned to death. Willow King, Assistant Secretary (Finance), is noted for her formidably enquiring mind. Though an enquiry is the last thing she could wish for. Especially if daunting ex-SAS Inspector Worth uncovers her figment of an alibi and well-kept secret. Disconcertingly for Willow, however, someone has a very violent means of silencing the curious . . . ‘A smart plot with some clever twists’ Oxford Times ‘Festering Lilies is witty and elegant. It is a pleasure to light on a new talent’ The Bookseller ‘Instead of the physical violence in which heroes of thrillers usually engage, Willow proves her superiority by verbal decimation . . . as she effortlessly trumps male condescension’ Observer

The Reading Nation In The Romantic Period

Author: William St Clair
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521810067
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The Reading Nation In The Romantic Period from the Author: William St Clair. During the four centuries when printed paper was the only means by which texts could be carried across time and distance, everyone engaged in politics, education, religion, and literature believed that reading helped to shape the minds, opinions, attitudes, and ultimately the actions, of readers. In this 2004 book, William St Clair investigates how the national culture can be understood through a quantitative study of the books that were actually read. Centred on the Romantic period in the English-speaking world, but ranging across the whole print era, it reaches startling conclusions about the forces that determined how ideas were carried, through print, into wider society. St Clair provides an in-depth investigation of information, made available here for the first time, on prices, print runs, intellectual property, and readerships gathered from over fifty publishing and printing archives. He offers a picture of the past very different from those presented by traditional approaches. Indispensable to students of English literature, book history, and the history of ideas, the study's conclusions and explanatory models are highly relevant to the issues we face in the age of the internet.

Miss Firecracker

Author: Lorelei James
Publisher: Ridgeview Publishing
ISBN: 1941869688
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Miss Firecracker from the Author: Lorelei James. A love match hotter than the Fourth of July… Wild West Boys, Book 2 Construction worker Willow Gregory entered the annual Miss Firecracker beauty contest on a dare and shocked everyone by winning. After a year of tiara-wearing good behavior, she’s ready to cut loose—but waking up naked in a sexy stranger’s bed with no memory of the havoc she wreaked the night before wasn’t part of the plan. Bartender Blake West thinks he could possibly be the only man alive who could say no to a drunken, horny, beauty queen—a sexpot who ends up trashing his buddy’s bar during a fight. Despite how hot she fires his blood, he demands she work off the damages in the bar…or face jail time. Working in close quarters is an explosive combination they can’t resist. But their agreement for a no-heartstrings-attached affair hits a snag when they realize the spark between them might be strong enough to burn for a lifetime…


Author: Linda Lael Miller
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476710449
Size: 56.56 MB
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Willow from the Author: Linda Lael Miller. Dear Reader: Willow is a novel from early in my career, and it was originally shorter than many of my other historical romances. Now, I’m delighted to be able to share this brand-new edition with you. I’ve taken the opportunity to expand Willow to include the subplots, love scenes, and deeper characterization that are possible with a longer book. I hope you enjoy reading this retelling as much as I have enjoyed visiting these characters and this story once again. In 1883, the railroad had only recently come to Montana Territory, and outlaws still lurked in the hills. Willow Gallagher, who spent her early childhood in an outlaw camp until her father finally found her, is torn by divided loyalties. Newly married to handsome railroad baron Gideon Marshall, she finds fiery passion in Gideon’s embrace, until she discovers he is on a mission . . . a mission to capture Willow’s outlaw brother, Steven. Now Willow must choose—betray her brother, or risk the love she has found with Gideon, the love she has dreamed of all her life, to save Steven. It is a choice that could break her heart. . . . May you be blessed, Linda Lael Miller