COVER ME: Paramedic Nick Swain’s world is turned upside down after a shooting in a seedy neighborhood leaves him fearing for his life… and with good reason. Detective Andrew Carmichael is willing to do whatever it takes to protect Nick… and not just because he’s sworn to serve and protect.
With the media hounding Nick and the city watching his every move, he starts to wonder if the world is out to get him and if Andrew’s protection is really enough.
The world may not be out to get him, but someone is… and that someone wants Nick dead.
TRUST ME: After a grisly and tragic shooting, veteran homicide detective Brian Clifton finds himself caught between solving a murder and protecting his boyfriend, James. The bodies keep piling up… and so does the evidence pointing to James as the killer.
James begs Brian to believe he’s no killer. In fact, whoever did pull the trigger undoubtedly wants to finish what they started, and Brian is the only one James trusts to keep him safe. But how much is Brian willing to risk to protect a man he may not even know?
SEARCH ME: A traumatic moment brought Detective Andrew Carmichael and paramedic Nick Swain together, but over time, that trauma is tearing them apart. Andrew isn’t ready to let go, though. In a last ditch effort to keep them together, he suggests a weekend away. But is that enough time to find a reason to keep their relationship alive? Or is it time to let Nick walk away?
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How do you cope with a life you are bored with? You make a new one, right? Be careful what you wish for because you might get a whole lot more than you bargained for….
When you're bored with your current life, take a trip; that always changes things, right? What Analisa Meunier didn't realize is that every decision you make in your life can change everything. A new life, a new country, a new family, a new threat to all of that…will she survive? Will they?
Baroness Lydia Von Horn has never met an American like Analisa Meunier. Hiding her own identity leads to problems in their initial relationship, but making a family, a life, and surviving with both intact is the real challenge.
From Oconomowoc, Wisconsin to Hammerbruke, Germany; from Cambria, California, to Munich, Germany, their lives and trials and tribulations take them around the world.
Musings from a “one-man flash mob” (Toronto Star)
Comedian Shawn Hitchins explores his irreverent nature in this debut collection of essays. Hitchins doesn’t shy away from his failures or celebrate his mild successes — he sacrifices them for an audience’s amusement. He roasts his younger self, the effeminate ginger-haired kid with a competitive streak. The ups and downs of being a sperm donor to a lesbian couple. Then the fiery redhead professes his love for actress Shelley Long, declares his hatred of musical theatre, and recounts a summer spent in Provincetown working as a drag queen.
Nothing is sacred. His first major break-up, how his mother plotted the murder of the family cat, his difficult relationship with his father, becoming an unintentional spokesperson for all redheads, and mandy moore many more.
Blunt, awkward, emotional, ribald, this anthology of humiliation culminates in a greater understanding of love, work, and family. Like the final scene in a Murder She Wrote episode, A Brief History of Oversharing promises everyone the A-ha! moment Oprah tells us to experience. Paired with bourbon, Scottish wool, and Humpty Dumpty Party Mix, this journey is best read through a lens of schadenfreude.
2015 REVISED EDITION
Scarlet of Lysia is an honest pedlar, a young merchant traveling the wild, undefended roads to support his aging parents. Liall, called the Wolf of Omara, is the handsome, world-weary chieftain of a tribe of bandits blocking a mountain road that Scarlet needs to cross. When Liall jokingly demands a carnal toll for the privilege, Scarlet refuses and an inventive battle of wills ensues, with disastrous results.
Scarlet is convinced that Liall is a worthless, immoral rogue, but when the hostile countryside explodes into violence and Liall unexpectedly fights to save the lives of Scarlet's family, Scarlet is forced to admit that the Wolf is not the worst ally he could have, but what price will proud Scarlet ultimately have to pay for Liall's friendship?
Scarlet and Liall set out with the king's army on a perilous journey to the frozen heart of Rshan. As Scarlet's fabled magic begins to change, Liall places their entwined fates into the hands of those who covet magic above all else, but will they save Scarlet or enslave him?
Beloved writer Rebecca Kaufman's sophomore novel will boast blurbs from Julie Buntin and Megan Abbott
Another Place You've Never Been was widely critically acclaimed, and we expect the same (and more) for Kaufman's newest book
Novel has clear LGBTQ themes, and we expect media and reading group interest in this area
Nominated to the B&N Discover Great New Writers program
Now a major SBS television series!
Meet the Law family – eccentric, endearing and hard to resist. Your guide: Benjamin, the third of five children and a born humorist. Join him as he tries to answer some puzzling questions: Why won’t his Chinese dad wear made-in-China underpants? Why was most of his extended family deported in the 1980s? Will his childhood dreams of Home and Away stardom come to nothing? What are his chances of finding love?
Hilarious and moving, The Family Law is a linked series of tales from a beloved Australian writer.
‘A vivid, gorgeously garish, Technicolour portrait of a family. It’s impossible not to let oneself go along for the ride and emerge at the book’s end enlightened, touched, thrilling with laughter.’ —Marieke Hardy
‘Benjamin Law manages to be scatagogical, hilarious and heartbreaking all at the same time. Every sentence fizzes like an exploding fireball of energy.’ —Alice Pung
‘Law is a writer of great wit and warmth who combines apparently artless and effortless comedian’s patter with a high level of technical skill.’ —Sydney Morning Herald
‘An addictive read.’ —Courier-Mail
‘Very funny...you may find yourself at times almost barking with laughter’ —the Monthly
‘An engaging read.’ —West Weekend Magazine, West Australian
‘Wonderful. Everyone should run to their nearest bookshop and buy a copy.’ —Defamer
‘Simultaneously weird and instantly recognisable, the Laws are an Australian family it’s well worth getting to know’ —the Enthusiast
‘Enjoyable, easy reading ... Law is a considerable talent with a long future ahead of him.’ —Literary Minded
‘The eccentric, clever and beautifully resonant The Family Law. It’s sharply written, brilliantly observed and infused with an authenticity that makes it compelling.’ —Saturday Age
Benjamin Law is the author of The Family Law and Gaysia, and a frequent contributor to the Monthly, frankie and Good Weekend. Benjamin writes for publications, businesses and agencies worldwide, and co-wrote the TV adaptation of The Family Law for SBS and Matchbox Pictures.
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