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Ford County

In his first collection of short stories John Grisham takes us back to Ford County, Mississippi, the setting of his first novel, *A Time to Kill*.
Wheelchair-bound Inez Graney and her two older sons, Leon and Butch, take a bizarre road trip through the Mississippi Delta to visit the youngest Graney brother, Raymond, who’s been locked away on death row for eleven years. It could well be their last visit.
Mack Stafford, a hard-drinking and low-grossing run-of-the-mill divorce lawyer, gets a miracle phone call with a completely unexpected offer to settle some old, forgotten cases for more money than he has ever seen. Mack is suddenly bored with the law, fed up with his wife and his life, and makes drastic plans to finally escape.
Quiet, dull Sidney, a data collector for an insurance company, perfects his blackjack skills in hopes of bringing down the casino empire of Clanton’s most ambitious hustler, Bobby Carl Leach, who, among other crimes, has stolen Sidney’s wife.
Three good ol’ boys from rural Ford County begin a journey to the big city of Memphis to give blood to a grievously injured friend. However, they are unable to drive past a beer store as the trip takes longer and longer. The journey comes to an abrupt end when they make a fateful stop at a Memphis strip club.
The Quiet Haven Retirement Home is the final stop for the elderly of Clanton. It’s a sad, languid place with little controversy, until Gilbert arrives. Posing as a low-paid bedpan boy, he is in reality a brilliant stalker with an uncanny ability to sniff out the assets of those “seniors” he professes to love.
One of the hazards of litigating against people in a small town is that one day, long after the trial, you will probably come face-to-face with someone you’ve beaten in a lawsuit. Lawyer Stanley Wade bumps into an old adversary, a man with a long memory, and the encounter becomes a violent ordeal.
Clanton is rocked with the rumor that the gay son of a prominent family has finally come home, to die. Of AIDS. Fear permeates the town as gossip runs unabated. But in Lowtown, the colored section of Clanton, the young man finds a soul mate in his final days.
Featuring a cast of characters you’ll never forget, these stories bring Ford County to vivid and colorful life. Often hilarious, frequently moving, and always entertaining, this collection makes it abundantly clear why John Grisham is our most popular storyteller.

Force of Temptation

Harley Vincent is resigned to life in the human world. Sure, being a margay shifter is half her nature, but life among humans gives her the freedom to roam and do as she pleases. That is, until anti-shifter extremists target her, putting her life in immediate danger.
When an old acquaintance and onetime fling, Jesse Dalton, shows up to offer the protection of his pack, Harley hesitates. She may have feelings for Jesse that go beyond their one-night stand, but life among shifters means giving over her independence to the needs of pack. Plus Mercury Pack has its own threat to face: a rich half-shifter is determined to claim their territory at any cost.
Jesse, who lost his true mate as a child, has wanted Harley since their night together, and he s not letting her go again. They may not be destined for each other, but he knows she belongs to him and with his pack. Even if he can convince her to join him now, can he convince her to stay?

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Forbidden Passions

“A scorching story of a ménage between Libby and the brothers, and the love which unexpectedly shows up along the way. It’s guaranteed to leave you breathless, and not from the descriptions of the scenery! Five Angels.”
—Fallen Angels Reviews

As a photography geek and a shy loner in high school, Libby Wild was the perfect prey for bad boys Ty and Bodie Cade. Taunted and humiliated, she vowed never to return to her Wyoming hometown once she left. Unfortunately, we can’t always control where life takes us. Now a successful photojournalist living in New York, Libby is sent on assignment to shoot Yellowstone National Park, practically in her old backyard. Persuaded by her one friend from the past to join forces and present a united front at their high school reunion, Libby steps out of her comfort zone and agrees to go. She’s not the girl she used to be, and it’s time she prove that.

There’s no doubt Ty and Bodie have returned for the reunion themselves. Still cocky but now ruggedly handsome and irresistibly sexy, the twins expect to enjoy a return to their glory days, but they are as shocked as anyone to see Libby Wild there. The meek little girl they remember has become a sexy and confident woman. Determined to give her their time and attention and make amends for high school, they scheme to escort Libby on her photo shoot and show her a side of nature she never imagined existed.

As Libby spends more time with the two men she finds herself unable to resist the sexy twins. And as anger and resentment become fiery passion and desire, Libby learns the horrible secret burden the twins have carried all their lives, and discovers a truth about her own wild nature that leaves her wanting and needing the comfort and love she finds in their arms.

Forbidden Passions was originally published as the novella Yellowstone Wild.

About the Author:

India Masters was born and raised on the east coast of Florida. She holds an undergrad degree in Forensic Psychology and a graduate degree in Psychology. She has one grown daughter whom she describes as the best human being she’s ever known. India currently resides in the center of the state in a small town she lovingly refers to as Butt Crack, Florida. Anyone interested in contacting her can email her at [email protected]

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Forbidden City

Forbidden City (Rogue Angel Series #5) by Alex Archer
A stunning artifact holds the key to an untapped power of global destruction—
While working on a dig in the California wilderness, archaeologist-adventurer Annja Creed uncovers evidence of a tragedy that’s linked to Chinese miners during the days of the Gold Rush. A sudden attack on the site by shadow if gures drives Annja to if nd the connection to a mysterious buried city in China. Lured by legends of gold, betrayal and the vengeance of a Han Dynasty overlord, Annja travels on the Orient Express, battling avaricious treasure hunters and a modern-day descendant of an ancient league of assassins. Her adversaries will stop at nothing to stake their claim on the fabled lost city, where a Han leader’s dark past promises doom for those who dare to reveal its evil power.

For your eyes only: a James Bond novel

EDITORIAL REVIEW: The destruction of a Russian hideout at SHAPE headquarters near Paris; the planned assassination of a Cuban thug in America; the tracking of a heroin ring from Rome to Venice and beyond; for Bond it is just routine. For anyone else – certain death.

For the Triumph of Evil

A leader recently reborn … Two men, who are one and the same … New abilities not yet fully understood … Yet there is still so much to learn … Captain Nathan Scott has less than a week to prepare, before he must face the greatest Gunyoki pilot on all of Rakuen. The future of the Karuzari, and the freedom of the entire quadrant depend on one thing: His victory.

For the Love of Mike

‘Delightful… as ever, Bowen does a splendid job of capturing the flavour of early twentieth-century New York and bringing to life its warm and human inhabitants.’ Publishers Weekly

No job for a lady…

Fashion can be murder for Molly Murphy!

Having inherited the cases of her deceased mentor Paddy Reilly, private investigator Molly Murphy is following philandering husbands, tracking down runaway debutantes and working in a sweatshop to discover who is purloining dress designs. None of these jobs seem very dangerous… at first.

But when a woman’s body is fished out of the East River, Molly fears it is the missing society girl everyone is talking about. Then Molly’s sometime beau, police captain Daniel Sullivan, reveals that another corpse may be the girl’s cheating lover, Mike Kelly.

As the threads of passion and greed weave a vivid tapestry of violence, Molly must descend into the underworld of the gangs of New York – only to realise that she may need more than her street smart to get to the truth… and get out alive.

‘An evocative trip through Old New York… in the company of Irish immigrant Molly Murphy, a spirited and appealing guide.’ SJ Rozan, author of Winter and Night

‘Irish humour and gritty determination… with charm and optimism.’ Anne Perry

*’*Molly grows ever more engaging against a vibrant background of New York’s dark side at the turn of the century.’ Kirkus Reviews

**Recensie(s)**

Delightful. as ever, Bowen does a splendid job of capturing the flavour of early twentieth-century New York and bringing to life its warm and human inhabitants. Publishers Weekly Molly grows ever more engaging against a vibrant background of New York’s dark side at the turn of the century. Kirkus Reviews
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For the Love of Lilah

Mystery and danger still swirled around Lilah Calhoun’s ancestral home. The fabled lost emeralds continued to attract treasure hunters – and at least one dangerous criminal. And they had brought a man unlike any Lilah had ever known.
Maxwell Quartermain was a reserved college professor, more at home in the past than in the present. But from the moment Lilah dragged him from the Atlantic, she found he could make her melt with the merest glance – and that troubled her deeply. For Lilah wasn’t used to needing anyone as much as she needed Maxwell Quartermain.

For Now Forever

Anna — Daniel’s wife of forty years — relives her remarkable courtship, when meddlesome matchmaking patriarch and self-made millionaire Daniel MacGregor faced his biggest challenge: to convince the love of his life to marry him! Here at last is the story of how Daniel wooed and won the fiercely independent Anna Whitfield and launched his formidable dynasty. Fiercely dedicated medical student Anna Whitfield couldn’t have been less suited to become Daniel MacGregor’s submissive, heir-producing wife even if she’d tried. So why was the arrogant self-made millionaire moving heaven and earth to prove she was his perfect mate?

For Love of Evil

The Man Who Would Be SatanParry was a gifted musician and an apprentice in the arts of White Magic. But his life of sweet promise went disastrously awry following the sudden, violent death of his beloved Jolie.Led down the twisted path of wickedness and depravity by Lilah the harlot demoness, Parry thrived — first as a sorceror, then as a monk, and finally as a feared inquisitor.But it wasn’t until his mortal flame was extinguished that Parry found his true calling — as the Incarnation of Evil. And, at the gates of Hell, he prepared to wage war on the master himself — Lucifer, the dark lord — with dominion over the infernal realms the ultimate prize!
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For Love of Distant Shores

In a narrative reminiscent of Phileas Fogg meets Professor Challenger, For Love of Distant Shores features the exploits of scientist-cum-adventurer Doctor Ludweg Phinagler, as recorded by his (semi-)faithful assistant, Fosse.
A maverick academic, Phinagler is able to charm almost everyone he meets… except for his fellow academics at Collegium, with whom he is frequently at odds. In part to escape the resultant animosity and scandal, and in part to satisfy his own thirst for knowledge, Phinagler mounts a series of expeditions to the far-flung corners of the world (regions which the author always knew were there but which the main narrative of the novels never allowed him to fully explore). In the process, he confronts ancient mysteries and deadly dangers that the majority of kinden would scarcely believe exist.
Four thrilling adventures from Arthur C. Clarke Award-winning author Adrian Tchaikovsky, three of which are original to this book and have never been told before.
Tales of the Apt provides a companion series to the best-selling Shadows of the Apt decalogy.

For Crying Out Loud

He’s difficult, argumentative but totally unafraid to express views guaranteed to tread on many people’s toes — that’s Jeremy Clarkson. And it’s for those very reasons why for everyone for whom his name is anathema, there are an equal number will avidly consume his every word. As *For Crying Out Loud: The World According to Clarkson, Volume 3* forcefully reminds us, Clarkson’s must venomous hatreds are reserved for political correctness, and his conducting of a one-man war on ‘crimes against common sense’ has made him an unlikely hero for many, who husband their opinions with much greater care. Clarkson continues to be driven into a frenzy by a great variety of things that impinge on his consciousness, and his splenetic responses are immensely entertaining.
‘What is the matter with people these days?’ If you’ve ever wondered that, you’ll find a hundred answers in this book, along with a discussion of why binge drinking is good for you, the difficult task of drumming in middle age (and, allied to this, the secret of eternal youth). Oh yes — and America. Don’t get Jeremy Clarkson started on America (in fact, it’s too late… you’ll find some pithy observations on the States within these pages that are likely to make quite a few people’s blood temperatures rise). Ironically, if we were to get stuck behind a taxi driver who harangued us like Jeremy Clarkson, we’d be praying for a short journey. So why is it that *For Crying Out Loud* is so disgracefully entertaining? Perhaps it is because Clarkson — when he is away from his beloved (and slightly boring) cars — is immensely articulate at voicing his enthusiasms and pet hatreds (more of the latter than the former, it has to be admitted). One warning should accompany the book, though — if you give it as a present to a loved one, be prepared to have great chunks read out loud *ad infinitum* (and perhaps *ad nauseam*) along the lines of ‘Listen to what Clarkson says about X or Y! Boy, has he got this right!’ You might not want to share a taxi journey with Jeremy Clarkson, but reading his books are a whole different experience — and, who knows, you might just end up agreeing with him. –*Barry Forshaw*

For Better or Worse

Will a budding wedding planner and her bad boy neighbor stop banging heads and start hearing wedding bells in the sexy second novel in USA TODAY bestselling author Lauren Layne’s irresistible new series that marries Sex and the City with The Wedding Planner?
When small-town girl Heather Fowler finally gets promoted from assistant to actual wedding planner, she’s determined to make it as one of Manhattan’s elite Wedding Belles. Unfortunately, her first client demands an opulent black-tie affair at the Plaza…in five months’ time. Heather’s days quickly become a flurry of cake tastings, dress-fittings, RSVP cards, and bridal tantrums. But what she’s really losing sleep over is the live music blaring from her playboy neighbor’s apartment all night.
Five years ago, Josh Tanner was an up-and-comer on Wall Street, complete with the penthouse and the migraines. But a grim cancer diagnosis made him realize there is more to life than the corner office. If only he could convince his pretty, workaholic neighbor to let loose, too. As Heather lets down her guard, Josh is surprised when he starts falling for the sweet, vulnerable woman hiding beneath those power suits. Soon, it’s Heather’s turn to convince Josh to take the biggest risk of all: love.
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Footprints

Footprints (Rogue Angel Series #20) by Alex Archer
When her longtime friend claims to have evidence of Big Foot’s existence, archaeologist Annja Creed can’t resist checking it out for herself—she’s been debating the subject for years. Annja’s curiosity leads her deep into the woods of the Pacific Northwest, to meet Jenny where the supposed trail has been left by the one and only Sasquatch.
But when Annja arrives at the destination, a group of armed thugs warn her to leave the area, and her friend is nowhere to be found. Now the search for Sasquatch turns into a rescue mission, and Annja has only her instincts to guide her in a forest full of predators, scavengers and spirits. And someone, or something, does not want her there….

Fool’s Fate

SUMMARY: A heralded writer of epic fantasy, Robin Hobb has given readers worlds within worlds in her heroic Farseer and Liveship Traders trilogies. Now she takes the final step in the breathtaking trilogy of the Tawny Man, as the tale of FitzChivalry Farseer comes to an epic end. Rife with boundless adventure and unforgettable characters, Fool’s Fate is destined to become a classic of the genre.Assassin, spy, and Skillmaster, FitzChivalry Farseer, now known only as man-at-arms Tom Badgerlock, has become firmly ensconced in the queen’s court at Buckkeep. Only a few are aware of his fabled, tangled past—and the sacrifices he made to survive it. And fewer know of his possession of the Skill magic. With Prince Dutiful, his assassin-mentor Chade, and the simpleminded yet strongly Skilled Thick, FitzChivalry strives to aid the prince on a quest that could ultimately secure peace between the Six Duchies and the Outislands—and win Dutiful the hand of the Narcheska Elliania. For the Narcheska has set the prince on an unfathomable task: to behead a dragon trapped in ice—the legendary Icefyre, on the island of Aslevjal. Yet not all the clans of the Outislands support the prince’s effort to behead their legendary defender. Are there darker forces at work behind the Narcheska’s imperious demand? As the prince and his coterie set sail, FitzChivalry works behind the scenes, playing nursemaid to the ailing Thick, while striving to strengthen their Skill—ultimately bringing his unacknowledged daughter into the web of the Skill magic, where the truth must finally unfold.The quest emerges amid riddles that must be unraveled, a clash of cultures, and the ultimate betrayal. For knowing that the Fool has foretold he will die on the island of ice, FitzChivalry has plotted with Chade to leave his dearest friend behind. But fate cannot so easily be defied.From the Hardcover edition.

Fool’s Errand

Fool’s Errand (Tawny Man Series #1) by Robin Hobb
**“Fantasy as it ought to be written . . . Robin Hobb’s books are diamonds in a sea of zircons.”—George R. R. Martin **
For fifteen years FitzChivalry Farseer has lived in self-imposed exile, assumed to be dead by almost all who once cared about him. But now, into his isolated life, visitors begin to arrive: Fitz’s mentor from his assassin days; a hedge-witch who foresees the return of a long-lost love; and the Fool, the former White Prophet, who beckons Fitz to fulfill his destiny.

Then comes the summons he cannot ignore. Prince Dutiful, the young heir to the Farseer throne, has vanished. Fitz, possessed of magical skills both royal and profane, is the only one who can retrieve him in time for his betrothal ceremony, thus sparing the Six Duchies profound political embarrassment . . . or worse. But even Fitz does not suspect the web of treachery that awaits him—or how his loyalties will be tested to the breaking point.

**Praise for Robin Hobb and *Fool’s Errand***

“[Robin] Hobb has created a world brimming with detail and complexity [and] once again proves herself a full master of the epic fantasy.”**—*Tulsa World***
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“Splendid . . . Despite some truly wrenching twists, there is a welcome sense of new beginnings.”**—*Locus***