Fans of Janet Evanovich, Nora Roberts, Sue Grafton and John Grisham will love this exciting new mystery from Kinsey Grafton! What Others Are Saying About Kinsey Grafton and "ONE LAST TIME" “Like a John Grisham novel, from the very inception I was lured right into the novel and couldn’t put the book down. Every chapter ended with so much drama and mystery I had to keep reading until I was done. - Janet Po “Grafton brings mystery and fast-paced action into one neat package. "One Last Time" is written like a cable show and is one great ride. Do yourself a favor and pick this one up!” - Nancy Myers “Kinsey’s storytelling feels as real as Nora Robert’s. I picked up "One Last Time" and finished it in one sitting. - Mark Vetta “Kinsey Grafton does a fantastic job at keeping you hooked and engaged. I look forward to more from this talented author.” - Sue Mcdonald “Grafton is my new favorite author!” - Vince M. Sandy Brown grew up reading Nancy Drew and now she is the real life version. She works as a P.I. for a small Seattle firm and just got a huge case. Some rich power-hungry creep killed a little girl and Sandy has to make sure she digs up enough dirt on the guy to put a needle in his arm. But something goes horribly wrong. Forced to do the unthinkable, Sandy has to choose between justice and the law. Sometimes real justice happens in a dark alley--not a courtroom.
When it comes to love, time is all they need... Averie is terrified of anything remotely scary, but when she finds herself short of cash, she has no choice but to work on the catering staff at the creepy historic Faulkner mansion. The Faulkner Plantation was the site of a bloody massacre in the 1800s, and the event is an attempt to change its reputation. There’s just one catch: the host has more in store than dinner. Soon Avery, along with a handsome guest named Quillan, is transported—back in time... It’s one month before the massacre and Averie and Quillan must find the courage to do more than survive. Together, they must uncover the truth about the Faulkner family and try and stop the murders. But as Averie and Quillan grow closer, the stakes are higher than they expected. Will they be able to put their feelings aside to change the past—and find life, and love, in the place Averie fears the most? 60.000 Words
Two tiny islands are once again embroiled in a generations old conflict; this time brought to flame by an evil from another time. A soldier arrives from an unknown place, brought by an unseen hand to fight the ancient enemy. Gillian Cross is a fiery maiden whom the soldier seems drawn to like a moth to the flame. She must confront her own fears and dreams about this unknown soldier. Is he friend or foe? What are his intentions toward her? One Last Time is a story of love and betrayal, of the thirst for revenge and the even hand of justice. The future looks bright, but only if it can be wrested from the grip of darkness.
People we meet in past sometimes affect the life we live in present. The story revolves around a college going guy who was not living a desirable college life until he met his perfect companion with whom he instantly felt that missing spark from his life, all of those moments spent with her reminded about the girl he fell for four years back in school. His school time crush was long lost in the sand storm called time but he was still left with some unanswered questions which he wanted the answers for as Things did not end well between the two in school life, will the situations be any different for them if they both meet for One Last Time.
After returning to home, Norah Johnson, a popular novelist and lecturer wants nothing more than just to run away as far she could. Arriving at her destination, the Red Sea resort of Eilat, Israel, she desperately wants to forget what she had witnessed at her home, an unforgivable act done by her husband of eighteen years, Gordon. By a chance encounter, she meets and falls in love with a young Israeli Army Major, Ze'ev Bitan, almost half her age, who for the first time in his life feels that he found the woman he was looking for. He and his three friends are on a pass from the Israeli Army, trying to recover from the emotional turmoil after participating in the battle of Jenin. Norah, as a novelist, takes an interest in their story, and their wish to come clear as to what really happened in that refugee camp, she promises them to write the true story. To be fair, she decides to interview Palestinians, to hear their side of the story. Ze'ev provides the name of the contact person, but things did not turn out as they were planned with devastating results. There are only two things that keeps Norah alive, one is her deep love for Ze'ev and the hope that help arrives before it is too late.
Anne’s diagnosis of terminal cancer shines a spotlight onto fractured relationships with her daughter and granddaughter, with surprising, heartwarming results. A moving, elegant and warmly funny novel by the Norwegian Anne Tyler. ‘Helga Flatland writes with such astuteness ... Her portrayal of a fractured family trying to cope through emotional personal circumstances was perfect. I devoured this in two sittings and was overwhelmed with feelings for the characters’ Nina Pottell, Prima ‘Sometimes you simply don’t have words to express the beauty and experience of a book – this is one of them’ Louise Beech _______________ Anne’s life is rushing to an unexpected and untimely end. But her diagnosis of terminal cancer isn’t just a shock for her – and for her daughter Sigrid and granddaughter Mia – it shines a spotlight onto their fractured and uncomfortable relationships. On a spur-of-the moment trip to France the three generations of women reveal harboured secrets, long-held frustrations and suppressed desires, and learn humbling and heart-warming lessons about how life should be lived when death is so close. With all of Helga Flatland’s trademark humour, razor-sharp wit and deep empathy, One Last Time examines the great dramas that can be found in ordinary lives, asks the questions that matter to us all – and ultimately celebrates the resilience of the human spirit, in an exquisite, enchantingly beautiful novel that urges us to treasure and rethink ... everything. For fans of Elena Ferrante, Maggie O’Farrell, Mike Gayle, Joanna Cannon, Sally Rooney and Carol Shields. _______________ ‘The most beautiful, elegant writing I’ve read in a long time. If you love Anne Tyler, you will ADORE this’ Joanna Cannon ‘Flatland is hailed as “the Norwegian Anne Tyler”, but, for me, she writes like Flatland, which is more than good enough’ Saga ‘A poignant and beautifully written story ... intimate, evocative and moving’ Kristin Gleeson ‘Helga Flatland possesses a pen made from fluent wisdom, subtle humour and elegance’ Carol Lovekin ‘Absolutely loved its quiet, insightful generosity’ Claire King 'So perceptive and clever' Rónán Hession ‘A thoughtful and reflective novel about parents, siblings and the complex – and often challenging – ties that bind them’ Hannah Beckerman, Observer ‘This is a super exploration of families that I’d urge you to read for the subtle prose, with well defined characters and a strong storyline’ Sheila O’Reilly ‘Love the sophistication, directness and tenderness of this book’ Claire Dyer ‘The most clear-eyed, honest, yet sympathetic examination of relationships that I have ever read’ Sara Taylor ‘The author has been dubbed the Norwegian Anne Tyler and for good reason ... If you love books about dysfunctional families, you’ll love this’ Good Housekeeping ‘In quiet prose, Helga Flatland writes with elegance and subtle humour to produce a shrewd and insightful examination of the psychology of family and of loss’ Daily Express
INSPIRED BY THE KISSING BOOTH 3 - NOW A MAJOR NETFLIX FILM! It started with a kiss. It ends with a chance to rewrite the rules. For one last time, join Elle, Noah, Lee and all your favourite Kissing Booth characters for the conclusion to this incredible romantic story! Summer is here, and Elle can't wait to spend it with her two favourite boys: Noah and Lee! Better yet, they'll be chilling at the Flynn family beach home, where Elle and Lee discover the Beach Bucket List - their childhood wishlist of crazy things they swore they'd do together before going to college. Elle is determined to make this the best summer ever . . . because she's facing the hardest decision of her life. Should she move across the country to join Noah at Harvard, or fulfil her lifelong promise to go to college with Lee at Berkeley? Soon, between spending time with Noah, picking a school, and doing the bucket list with Lee, Elle feels like she's running around like a crazy person. But when you decide to escape reality, eventually you're going to have to come back to it. And maybe it's time for Elle to stop thinking about what the boys expect . . . and decide which future she wants. Whose heart will break as The Kissing Booth trilogy comes to an end?
A heartwarming, in-depth portrait of the beloved star whose sensational performances in Dirty Dancing and Ghost seduced a generation, and whose courage in the face of illness captivated millions For almost thirty years, Patrick Swayze has been an American icon of masculinity and sex appeal, strong but sensitive, romantic yet dangerous. In this intimate and revealing biography, New York Times bestselling author Wendy Leigh shares the inspiring untold story of Patrick's incredible life: his show business childhood, his fairy-tale love affair with wife Lisa Niemi, his catapult into alcoholism after his father's untimely death, the daredevil exploits that almost killed him, and his courageous fight against pancreatic cancer, a fight that has off-ered hope and encouragement to others grap-pling with similar life-threatening illnesses. Ever since the steamy low-budget film Dirty Dancing skyrocketed Patrick to fame and cemented his place in the hearts of audiences around the world, he has been one of our most cherished public figures. Based on interviews with countless sources who have never spoken about Patrick before -- from the Texas beauty who shared his first kiss, to the woman he almost married, to the manager who worked closely with him from his teen idol days until his romantic tour de force in Ghost -- and many more, Leigh unveils surprising details about the charismatic actor's life on- and off-screen. Beginning with his training as a dancer with his choreographer mother and spanning his remarkable -- and at times challenging -- career, this groundbreaking biography of the un-forgettable entertainer is the mesmerizing, enduring, and definitive story of a man who captured our hearts.
Almost two years had passed since the discovery of retired baseball player Royale Jones' real identity: Rolondo Jemison. Valerie Rollins, famous Gossip Columnist, never revealed her intimate past with the true Wildcat player. While she and her crime-solving partner Rome Nyland were behind the uncovering of this imposter, one infamous question lingered on: what happened to the real Royale? As if the heavens themselves intervened, a peculiar stranger who has been living in isolation, tucked away in the Bahamas, suddenly awakens from his amnesia. Five years of memorylessness evaporates upon seeing a photo of Rolondo and Valerie's name in a newspaper article. Valerie returns to the Big Apple, with intentions of aiding her fiance, Victor Dumas. Upon discovering the murder of her staff, her home invaded and Rome's fiancee missing, the worst has yet to come. Her fiance's son, Vance, discovers his wife has left him, only to secretly join forces against the Dumas family with Rolondo and Victor's worst enemy: Sincere. In a plot to kidnap Vance's daughter in ransom for billions and kill Victor and Valerie, the dastardly trio is also after a trunk stored in an obscure, Underground Railroad location. Follow these eclectic lives as they navigate the streets of NYC and the glittering Hamptons, all the while making new love connections and rekindling old, dodging bullets and death, but more importantly, Valerie and Rome are once again trying to keep the bad guys from making One Last Deadly Play.
ONE LAST UNVEIL is book three in the FBI mystery series by author Sarah Sutton. A true-crime podcaster is found brutally stabbed to death in her home after walking her child to the bus stop. At first, all signs point to those closest to her. But when a friend and fellow podcaster digs into her obsession—a cold case laid to rest for fifteen years—and later turns up dead too, local police and the FBI realize that a serial killer dubbed the Silent Stalker could be striking again for the first time in years. With the FBI called in and no leads to follow, they quickly realize they need a brilliant mind to crack the case: FBI Agent Tara Mills. But Tara is reluctant at first. The case reminds her too much of her mother’s when it’s revealed that the victim’s daughter, a selective mute, lost her mother at the same age as Tara. But Tara is compelled as she realizes it is only a matter of time before the killer strikes again. As she peels back each layer, she falls deeper into the darkest depths of her mind and into the nightmares she had tried so hard to escape. Meanwhile, Tara digs deeper into her past, obsessed with revealing the mystery woman visiting her father in prison, which leads to a shocking discovery. As she battles her own psyche and more victims are murdered, Tara realizes that the key to solving it all could be what she finds most triggering: her connection to the victim’s daughter. As she takes a path she fears to travel, deep into the depths of her mind, she unveils a truth she never expected. Book #4 in the series—ONE LAST LIE—is also now available for pre-order! “First read by this new upcoming author and she has a winner with this series. Suspenseful from beginning to end.” --Goodreads Reviewer (One Last Step) “I was pulled in from the very start…in my mind it played out just like a movie.” --Goodreads Reviewer (One Last Step) “Absolutely loved this first in the series from start to finish. Fast paced and easy to follow with a storyline that was tense and exciting, I found it hard to put down.” --Goodreads Reviewer (One Last Step) “One Last Breath took my breath away.” --Goodreads Reviewer (One Last Breath) “Oh wow! What a book. I loved it and I couldn’t put it down until I finished it. Tara and Warren are so believable.” --Goodreads Reviewer (One Last Breath)
Being a player in the NFL has its drawbacks. For the average player, his career only lasts about four years, and sometimes, lives are ruined by injury. Kickers have more longevity and can survive up to fifteen years. However, even kickers must eventually admit their days in the football spotlight have come to an end. Kicker for the Indianapolis Colts—Matt Ridgeway is nearing the end of his career—he just doesn’t know it yet. When draft season comes around, his team picks Clay Dinsmore in the second round. Clay is a star kicker out of Purdue and Matt must face a new reality. Twenty years ago, Matt was the young upstart who showed up ready to kick the competition “all the way to Detroit.” This time, another youngster will try to do the same. Questions arise: is it time for Matt to call it quits? His wife waits in the wings, ready to take over his life, as his father-in-law offers him a job away from the NFL. Even his oldest friend—the kicker whose job Matt once stole—is telling him to step down. For Matt, though, football is life; it’s all he’s ever known. What’s a guy to do when his path hits a dead end?
In this moving tribute, the son of the late founder of Trek Bicycle Corporation, one of the leading bicycle companies in the world, reveals his father's amazing life story and the ways in which he was an inspiring businessman and leader.