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Par Michel Jean. 2010
[...] Une vie à aimer trace le portrait d'un homme qui jette un regard lucide sur le monde, sur les… gens qu'il a rencontrés durant sa vie et, surtout, sur lui-même. C'est l'histoire d'un homme qui a aimé, qui a été aimé, qui aurait aimé que ça continue et qui, malgré son état, espère toujours... -- 4e de couv.
Par Marie Tremayne. 2018
RITA Award WinnerShe wants to escape her present . . .When Clara Mayfield helps her sister elope, she’s prepared for… the scandal to seal her fate as a spinster. What she doesn't expect is to find herself engaged to the vile Baron Rutherford as a means of salvaging her family's reputation. Determined not to be chained to a man she loathes, Clara slips out of Essex and sheds her identity: she becomes Helen, maid at the Earl of Ashworth’s country estate. After all, below stairs is the last place anyone would think to look for an heiress . . .He wants to forget his past . . . William, Lord Ashworth, is attempting to rebuild his life after the devastating accident that claimed the lives of his entire family, save his beloved sister and niece. Haunted by memories of what was and determined to live up to the title he never expected to inherit, William doesn’t have time for love. What he needs is a noble and accomplished wife, one who can further the Ashworth line and keep the family name untarnished . . .Together, can they find the perfect future?From their first encounter, the attraction between them is undeniable. But Clara knows William is falling for Helen, a woman who doesn’t even exist. The question is, if she reveals the truth about her identity, can she trust the broken William to forgive her lie and stand by her side when scandal—and the baron—inevitably follow her to his door?
Par Rachel Winters. 2019
In this charming, feel-good debut novel, a cynical assistant at a screenwriting agency must reenact the meet-cute scenes from classic… romantic comedy movies in order to help her #1 client get his scriptwriting mojo back-but can a real-life meet-cute be in store for someone who doesn't believe in happily ever after? After seven years as an assistant, 29-year-old Evie Summers is ready to finally get the promotion she deserves. But now the TV and film agency she's been running behind the scenes is in trouble, and Evie will lose her job unless she can convince the agency's biggest and most arrogant client, Ezra Chester, to finish writing the script for a Hollywood romantic comedy. The catch? Ezra is suffering from writer's block-and he'll only put pen to paper if singleton Evie can prove to him that you can fall in love like they do in the movies. With the future of the agency in jeopardy, Evie embarks on a mission to meet a man the way Sally met Harry or Hugh Grant met Julia Roberts. But in the course of testing out the meet-cute scenes from classic romantic comedies IRL, not only will Evie encounter one humiliating situation after another, but she'll have to confront the romantic past that soured her on love. In a novel as hilarious as it is heartwarming, debut author Rachel Winters proves that sometimes real life is better than the movies-and that the best kind of meet-cutes happen when you least expect them.
Par Janet Evanovich. 2019
Stephanie Plum's career has taken more wrong turns than a student driver on the Jersey Turnpike, and her love life… is a hopeless tangle. In order to save someone dear to her, she'll have to straighten things out in Twisted Twenty-Six the latest, novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Janet Evanovich. Grandma Mazur is a widow...again. This time her marriage lasted a whole 45 minutes. The unlucky groom was one Jimmy Rosolli, local gangster, lothario (senior division) and heart attack waiting to happen...well, the waiting's over. It's a sad day, but if she can't have Jimmy at least Grandma can have all the attention she wants as the dutiful widow. But some kinds of attention are not welcomed, particularly when Jimmy's former "business partners" are convinced that his widow is keeping the keys to their financial success for herself. As someone who has spent an entire career finding bad guys, a set of missing keys should be no challenge for Stephanie Plum. Problem is, the facts are as twisted as a boardwalk pretzel with mustard.
Par Gill Paul. 2018
The year is 1854, and Britain is in the grip of a gruesome war. Dorothea Gray has not seen her… little sister Lucy since she eloped with the handsome Captain Charlie Harvington and set sail for the Crimea.Now, as the war worsens and the battlefields darken with blood, Dorothea must risk everything to find her sister and join Florence Nightingale in the Crimean hospitals, nursing the injured soldiers back to health. But the young Lucy is fighting her own battles, and not everyone wants to be found...Against the backdrop of one of history's most heartbreaking wars, can these two sisters find their way back to each other? Or will tragedy intervene?A spellbinding tale of courage, adventure and true love from the bestselling author of The Secret Wife.
Par Nicolas Fargues. 2018
" Géralde est une jeune femme de 30 ans. Elle est belle, cultivée, maline mais, voilà, ça ne marche pas… avec les garçons. Il faut dire que, bizarrement, elle collectionne les mauvais coups Pourtant, une rencontre lui redonne espoir : Pierce, un jeune homme néozélandais, posé, séduisant, d'une délicatesse et d'une attention auxquelles elle n'était pas habituée. Cela n'est pas vraiment un coup de foudre, mais une agréable opportunité. La contrepartie est que si elle veut que cela ne soit pas sans lendemain, elle doit rejoindre Pierce en Nouvelle Zélande où il est rentré. Il se trouve que Géralde est noire. Est-ce que cela suffit à expliquer certaines de ses réactions sociales ou amoureuses, ses complexes ? Mais déjà les relations avec Pierce, l'accueil de sa famille déconcertée, voire gênée par sa couleur et qui ne trouve qu'à s'extasier sur sa coiffure, préfigurent une rupture qui devient inéluctable... "
Par Claire Hajaj. 2018
Jaffa, Palestine, 1948. Salim attend impatiemment le jour de ses huit ans. Enfin, il va pouvoir accompagner son père pour… la cueillette des oranges, symbole du passage à l'âge adulte. Mais il n aura jamais cette joie : la guerre israélo-arabe débute et sa famille est obligée de fuir en laissant derrière elle la maison et les orangers. Sunderland, Angleterre, 1959. Judit, douze ans, doit préparer sa bat-mitsvah. Elle voudrait pourtant oublier son prénom trop connoté, le poids écrasant du passé familial hanté par les pogroms russes et les camps allemands, et se jette à corps perdu dans la natation. Londres, swinging sixties. Lorsque leurs chemins se croisent, Judit et Salim tombent follement amoureux. Comment réussir à imposer leur histoire ? Parviendront-ils à faire fi du poids du passé et à surmonter les embûches qui les attendent ?
Par Bernhard Schlink. 2018
L'est de l'empire allemand à la fin du XIXe siècle. Olga est orpheline et vit chez sa grand-mère, dans un… village coupé de toute modernité. Herbert est le fils d'un riche industriel et habite la maison de maître. Tandis qu'elle se bat pour devenir enseignante, lui rêve d'aventures et d'exploits pour la patrie. Amis d'enfance, puis amants, ils vivent leur idylle malgré l'opposition de la famille de Herbert et ses voyages lointains. Quand il entreprend une expédition en Arctique, Olga reste toutefois sans nouvelles. La Première Guerre mondiale éclate, puis la Deuxième. À la fin de sa vie, Olga raconte son histoire à un jeune homme qui lui est proche comme un fils. Mais ce n'est que bien plus tard que celui-ci, lui-même âgé, va découvrir la vérité sur cette femme d'apparence si modeste. Bernhard Schlink nous livre le récit tout en sensibilité d'un destin féminin marqué par son temps. À travers les décennies et les continents, il nous entraîne dans les péripéties d'un amour confronté aux rêves de grandeur d'une nation
Par Tracey Livesay. 2019
Tracey Livesay delivers the first novel in her sexy new series about lifelong friends and unforgettable love stories.When everything is… on the line, surrendering completely to love is your only choiceA?¦ Marketing manager Caila Harris knows that the road to success in the beauty industry doesnA??t allow for detours. SheA??s forsaken any trace of a social life, working 24/7 to ensure her next promotion. When grief over her grandfatherA??s death leads to several catastrophic decisions, Caila gets one final chance to prove herself: shut down an unprofitable factory in a small Southern town. But as soon as she arrives in Bradleton, she meets one outsized problem: the townA??s gorgeous mayor. Wyatt Bradley isnA??t thrilled about his nickname, Mayor McHottie. HeA??s even less happy to learn that his town might be losing its biggest employer. If he has to, heA??ll use some sneaky tactics to get Caila on his side. Yet even as heA??s hoping sheA??ll fall for Bradleton, heA??s falling tooA??right into a combustible affair that shakes them both with its intensity. Two stubborn people, torn between loyalty, ambition, and attraction. But when youA??re willing to give it your all, thereA??s no limit to how far love can take youA?¦
Par Danielle Steel. 2018
" Dans une banque new-yorkaise, un coffre abandonné. À l'intérieur, des lettres, quelques photos d'un couple glamour datant des années… cinquante et, surtout, des bijoux d'une valeur extraordinaire. Mais qui était donc leur propriétaire, Marguerite Wallace Pearson di San Pignelli ? Et pourquoi n'a-t-elle pas laissé de testament ? Jane Willoughby, stagiaire au tribunal, contacte Phillip Lawton, employé chez Christie's, afin de procéder à l'expertise, puis à la vente des bijoux dans le cas où aucun héritier ne serait trouvé. Alors qu'ils tentent de rassembler des informations sur la mystérieuse Marguerite, Jane et Phillip se passionnent pour son incroyable destin et remontent sa trace, de New York à Paris, puis de Rome jusqu'à Naples. Son histoire trouve une résonance particulière auprès de Phillip : le jeune homme découvre qu'il partage bien plus qu'il ne le pensait avec la défunte. "
Par Marie-Christine Chartier. 2019
Samuel et Ariane sont amis depuis leur enfance, amoureux depuis presque aussi longtemps. Cependant, certaines décisions déchirantes peuvent ébranler la… fondation d'un couple, même le plus solide. Malgré toute leur volonté, leur amour n'a pu faire oublier des blessures trop profondes. Bouleversée, Ariane a fui en Amérique du Sud, où elle a tenté tant bien que mal d'oublier Samuel
Par Christine Feehan. 2020
The sparks of unexpected passion ignite in this electrifying GhostWalker novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Christine Feehan.… When Malichai Fortunes attacks a problem, he does it full forcea habit that earns the GhostWalker a painful injury and a forced vacation in San Diego, California. With nothing but physical therapy on the horizon, Malichai is starting to get restless until a striking blue-eyed blonde makes all his senses come alive. Amaryllis is kind and warm and sees beyond Malichais rough exterior, but he can tell theres something shes hiding. Her innate healing abilities indicate she might be a GhostWalkeralbeit an untrained one. Malichai doesnt think their paths crossing is anything more than coincidence, but he can sense that one wrong word could send Amaryllis running. When strange events at his temporary retreat put Malichai on high alert, he knows he wont be able to deal with the threat and keep his woman safe in his weakened state. But calling in his brothers means telling Amaryllis what he really is, and revealing that he knows the truth about her too.
Par Max Gladstone, Amal El-Mohtar. 2019
ONE OF NPR'S BEST BOOKS OF 2019 Two time-traveling agents from warring futures, working their way through the past, begin… to exchange lettersand fall in love in this thrilling and romantic book from award-winning authors Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone. In the ashes of a dying world, Red finds a letter marked "Burn before reading. Signed, Blue." So begins an unlikely correspondence between two rival agents in a war that stretches through the vast reaches of time and space. Red belongs to the Agency, a post-singularity technotopia. Blue belongs to Garden, a single vast consciousness embedded in all organic matter. Their pasts are bloody and their futures mutually exclusive. They have nothing in commonsave that they're the best, and they're alone. Now what began as a battlefield boast grows into a dangerous game, one both Red and Blue are determined to win. Because winning's what you do in war. Isn't it? A tour de force collaboration from two powerhouse writers that spans the whole of time and space.
Par Christine Feehan. 2019
Danger inspires fierce passion when a serial killer threatens Chicago's Ferraro crime family in this novel in Christine Feehan's New… York Times bestselling series. Vittorio Ferraro is a man whose family loyalty knows no bounds. He would die for his siblings and the people they love, but what he really wants is to start a family of his own. Deep down, Vittorio has always known finding a woman who could ride shadows would be nearly impossible, let alone one who could accept his particular needs, but he never expected to find her in the middle of a kidnapping... Grace Murphy has always been drawn to Vittorio Ferraro-or at least to the billionaire's public bad boy persona. Now that she's under his protection and the sole focus of his intense caring, she can't help wanting to get as close to him as possible. But Grace knows her presence is putting the entire Ferraro family in danger. Her monster of a brother will never let her go, but Vittorio has no intention of losing the woman whose shadow matches his own...
Par Lucinda Riley. 2016
Gathered at their childhood home to mourn their father's death, Ally D'Apliese and her five adoptive sisters receive tantalizing clues… to their distinct heritages. Ally soon finds herself in Norway where she begins to make sense of her elusive past in the second part of an epic new series by #1 internationally bestselling author Lucinda Riley. Olympic hopeful Ally is in the midst of preparations for one of the world's most challenging yacht races when news of her beloved father's death shocks the accomplished sailor. Saying goodbye to the love of her life, a man her family knows nothing about, she rushes back to her family home, an enchanting chateau where she and her five sisters-each adopted as infants-were raised on the shores of Lake Geneva. When new tragedy strikes on the high seas, pummeling Ally yet again with a terrible and unexpected loss, she turns her back on the water and instead follows her own North Star-an intriguing clue left by her father which leads her to Norway and the promise of unmasking her origins. Surrounded by the majestic beauty of an unfamiliar homeland, Ally begins to unpack the century-old story of a remarkable young woman named Anna Landvik, a talented singer with an astonishing link to composer Edvard Grieg and his celebrated musical accompaniment to Henrik Ibsen's iconic play "Peer Gynt." Lucinda Riley's captivating story brings together two resilient women-decades apart-weaving their stories into a moving examination of family, love, and identity. Learn more at thesevensistersseries.com.
Par Sharon Sala. 2015
There's only one way to keep secrets buried. If only it had been something else that brought Lissa Sherman and… Mack Jackson back in touch after so many years. Something-anything-other than the murder of Mack's father. Even worse, Lissa's car had been used as the murder weapon. Thirty-five years ago, four friends went out joyriding and ended up in a terrible accident that left one dead and the others with no memory of that awful night. Now two more people, including Mack's father, have been murdered, and if the lone survivor knows why they're being targeted, she's not talking. Even as Lissa and Mack find themselves drawn together in the midst of tragedy, the mystery deepens when someone comes after Lissa, too. Is the danger to her tied to the other deaths, or are two killers at work in town? Now Mack has to fight an unknown attacker as well as his feelings for Lissa, but it may be that he can't win either battle.
Par Kathryn Lasky. 2015
Ever since Soren was kidnapped and taken to the St. aegolius School for Orphaned Owls, he has longed to see… his sister, Eglantine, again. Now Eglantine is back in Soren's life, but she's been through an ordeal too terrible for words. At the same time, Soren's mentor, Ezylryb, has mysteriously disappeared, and may be in danger. Deep within Soren's gizzard, something more powerful than knowledge tells him there's a connection between these mysterious events. In order to rescue Ezylryb, Soren must embark upon a perilous quest. It will bring him face-to-face with a force more dangerous than anything the rulers of St. Aggie's could have devised-and a truth that threatens to destroy the owl kingdom.
Par Jude Deveraux. 2018
From one of the world's most beloved novelists comes a triumphant historical romance that sweeps from modern-day Virginia to 1873… Colorado, weaving a time-travel tale filled with adventure, tenderness, and passion that only New York Times bestselling author Jude Deveraux could deliver. Her wedding fast approaching, celebrated chef Kady Long knew she was the luckiest woman aliveuntil she slipped into a delicate satin wedding dress she found in an antique flour tin, and was overcome by an odd dizzy spell. When she came to, Kady was in the dusty western town of Legend, Colorado-where a hanging was about to commence! With quick wits and more than a little moxie, Kady halts the proceedings, much to the relief of one Cole Jordan, a tall, thankful, and very appealing man. Now it's Kady's turn to enlist his help to find a way back home. But before long, Kady discovers a passion that she knows can only live in Legend-until Cole reveals a secret that unites them in a way Kady never could have imagined.
Par Jude Deveraux. 2018
New York Times bestselling author Jude Deveraux's Lavender Morning is now available from Encore. Jocelyn Minton is a woman torn… between two worlds. Her mother grew up attending private schools and afternoon teas, but she married the local handyman. After her mother died when Joce was only five years old, her father remarried into his own class, and Joce became an outsider-until she met Edilean Harcourt. Although she was sixty years Joce's senior, Miss Edi was a kindred soul. When Miss Edi passes away, she leaves Jocelyn all her worldly possessions, and clues to a mystery that began in 1941, set in a small town in Virginia-a town that Miss Edi had never mentioned. But the townspeople know who Joce is, and they've plotted out her entire future, including who she is meant to marry. But Jocelyn has her own ideas about men and secrets that no one wants revealed.
Par Kami Garcia, Margaret Stohl. 2016
You can't hide from fate... While looking through her grandmother Emmaline's keepsakes, Lena Duchannes comes across a little blue book… with a big history-a book that changed Macon Ravenwood's life and saved Lena's. When Lena was a baby, Seer and gifted card reader Amma Treaudeau saw a terrifying future in the cards that sent her to Emmaline's door. When a powerful Dark Caster sets fire to Lena's house with baby Lena and her father trapped inside, Amma, Emmaline, and Macon vow to protect the child. Lena's grandmother and her Uncle Macon whisk Lena away, protecting her and moving her to a new place at the first sign of trouble. But a Caster can only hide for so long, and Macon must rely on the teachings in an ancient book to control his Dark nature. Ultimately, it will be his job to protect Lena-and keep her from surrendering to a Dark fate. #1 New York Times bestselling authors Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl revisit the events that would define Lena's future in the third installment of Beautiful Creatures: The Untold Stories. 8,800 words