Author: Kristen Callihan
Publisher: NLA Digital LLC
Release Date: 2017-04-18
First we were friends. Then we were roommates. Now I want more… What can I say about Chess Copper? The woman is capable of bringing me to my knees. I know this about five minutes after getting naked for her. No one is more surprised than me. The prickly photographer my team hired to shoot our annual charity calendar isn’t my usual type. She’s defense to my offense, a challenge at every turn. But when I’m with her, all the regrets and darkness goes away. She makes life fun. I want to know Chess, be close to her. Which is a bad idea. Chess is looking for a relationship. I’ve never given a woman more than one night. But when fate leaves Chess without a home, I step up and offer her mine. We’re roommates now. Friends without benefits. But it’s getting harder to keep our hands off each other. And the longer we live together the more I realize she’s becoming my everything. Trick is… Now that I’ve made her believe I’m a bad bet, how do I convince her to give this player a true shot at forever?
Author: Susan Elizabeth Phillips
Release Date: 2005-04-01
SHE JUMPED ON THE BACK OF A BAD BOY'S HARLEY AND FOLLOWED HIS RENEGADE DREAM.... In a single, impulsive act, Susannah Faulconer, the daughter of one of the country's most powerful industrialists, follows her heart and finds herself severed from her family and everything familiar. As a cool San Francisco socialite, she'd known exactly how to behave, but now she's alone woman in a world of men...and there's no etiquette book in the world that can teach her how to survive. The men are rebels, determined to take on corporate America with daring and vision, and they aren't going to let her play by good girls' rules. There's Sam, the charismatic visionary, on a rocket-driven ride to glory. And Mitch, the troubled corporate genius with no time for a rich socialite, no matter how beautiful. Together, they will force Susannah into the biggest challenge of her life as she tests her courage -- and her love -- in a bold experiment that will change them all forever. Come share a glorious, heart-stopping love story, and meet the unforgettable woman called Hot Shot as she discovers a passion so rich, so tender, that she will be utterly and forever transformed.
Author: Matt Christopher
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Release Date: 2014-06-05
Genre: JUVENILE FICTION
Thirteen-year-old Julian Pryce was star center on an undefeated basketball team before moving to a new town, where he quickly gets on the wrong side of the starting center, whose father happens to be their coach.
When a woman’s dream for the future turns into a nightmare, a handsome FBI agent makes her vulnerable to more than she ever imagined in this novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Julie Garwood. Peyton Lockhart and her sisters have just inherited Bishop’s Cove, a charming oceanfront resort. But it comes with a condition: They must run the resort for one year and show a profit—only then will they own it. Peyton welcomes the challenge, yet has no idea how many people want to sabotage her success—including her vindictive cousins and the powerful land developers who have an eye on the coveted beachfront property. But when the threats against Peyton escalate into dangerous territory, she enlists the help of her childhood friend, FBI agent Finn MacBain. Finn saved her life once before. Peyton has no choice but to trust him to do it again.
Splat goes on a Cat Scouts trip in this hilarious I Can Read book from New York Times bestselling author-artist Rob Scotton. Splat can hardly wait to put on his uniform, tie knots, and build a fire. But when a new member of the group does everything just a bit better than everyone else, Splat wishes he could have a chance to shine. Thanks to some sticky mud, he might get to show what a great outdoors-cat he really is! Beginning readers will practice the -ot sound in this easy-to-read addition to the Splat series. Splat the Cat and the Hotshot is a Level One I Can Read book, which means it's perfect for children learning to sound out words and sentences.
Born and raised in the bayou, Shya was no one's image of a sweet Southern Belle. Equal parts hellraiser and spitfire, she's never been vulnerable before-until a stalker bent on getting close to her changes her entire world... When Que is asked to stand as bodyguard for a young woman with a stalker, nothing could have prepared him for her. She sets his blood on fire with lust, calls to his protective instincts in ways that change the man he is. He'll make damned sure that she is always safe, no matter what it takes. And he'll be damned certain she gets into his bed-and stays there-forever...
Peyton Michaels expected her assignment to be simple—write an article about everyday heroes. Heroes like Hot Shot firefighter Gabe Cooper. She never expected to find herself running up a mountain, a wildfire nipping at her heels, her life in his hands. And she never expected to be drawn to Gabe. After the loss of her husband in the line of duty, the last thing she wants is to fall in love with yet another man who routinely puts his life at risk. Gabe has had enough of women who want to make him into someone he’s not. Women like his ex, who couldn’t handle the heat of his job. Like Peyton, who sees him as a hero when he’s just a man doing a job. Except time after time, the pesky reporter proves her mettle. And gets deeper under his skin. But there’s an arsonist at work, and danger is closing in with the speed of a raging brush fire. Peyton and Gabe have to dig deep for what it takes to be a real hero—to find the courage to reach out and grab a forever kind of love. Before it’s too late.
In the mid-1980s, a young man from a tough Manchester estate exploded onto the soccer hooligan scene. Known to all as 'Hotshot', he was addicted to terrace violence and wanted to follow in the footsteps of the older United hooligans. He put together a gang of his own, the Young Munichs, and led through years of organised looting and violence. This was the heyday of hooliganism. As the years went by, the hectic lifestyle took its toll and the days of wanton violence were replaced by a battle for survival. This tell-all features contributions from fellow hooligans.
Joe thinks of himself as "The Flash", a hotshot basketball player who knows the coolest moves. The other members of his team aren't as impressed. Joe spends too much time trying to wow the crowd, and not enough time helping the team. At tryouts for the freshman team, Joe is quickly cut. He needs to stop fooling around and prove he has what it takes to stay in the game.
Skimmer was the hotshot - handsome, smart, arrogant . . . He had everything: personality, looks, women. He was ready for success - regardless of the cost . . . And then he met a girl and a gangster - and something went wrong . . . Hotshot is Skimmer’s story - a unique candid portrait, not of the knife-wielding delinquents who capture headlines, but of today’s troubled youth as they really are. The unforgettable story of a generation battling to find its way in a world it never made.
Today more amateur photographers than ever before have the means to create incredible pictures. This hip primer proves that whether shooting with a film or digital camera, you don't need to invest in expensive photography equipmentor have an art school degree to take amazing photographs. Whether readers are tired of disappointing snapshots or have just picked up a camera for the first time, Hot Shots teaches with a friendly tone, picture-perfect advice, fun tricks, and easy-to-understand text. Author, lomographer, and Flickr.com guru Kevin Meredith has created a must-have handbook for any aspiring photographer.
"Dr. Justin Bergeron has returned to his roots in the Deep South. But with a reputation as a former bad boy, his attempts to introduce modern medicine to this small town are met with fierce resistance. His only ally? Blunt yet bewitchingly beautiful nurse, Mellette Chaisson! Their attraction is as deep and seductive as the Bayou itself. But after losing her husband, Mellette is reluctant to let sinfully delicious Justin in, despite seeing that this playboy has a heart that might very well steal hers"--page  of cover.
Roughing it in the Montana wilderness with an all-female mountain group seemed the perfect way to heal music teacher Joanna Lofton's broken heart. But the camp's matchmaker had other ideas. And so did elite smoke jumper Nick Kramer, who was setting off enough sparks to ignite a wildfire in Jo. Nick liked a woman who didn't back down from danger—or desire. Jo was fast making this confirmed loner yearn to keep those home fires burning. But could Nick convince this marriage-shy charmer that "once burned" didn't have to mean "twice shy"?
Author: Susan Elizabeth Phillips
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 1991-06-01
Susannah, a cool socialite; Sam, a charismatic rebel; Yank, an eccentric inventor; and Mitch, a marketing genius, set out to find fame, wealth, and success, taking on corporate America with an ingenius invention