Under The Ice: A Gus LeGarde Mystery (LeGarde Mysteries Book 9)

By Aaron Paul Lazar

What do you do while your earlier comes again to kill you?

After escaping her abusive husband, existence is ultimately strong for Camille LeGarde and her daughter, Shelby. She has an excellent courting together with her new husband, Gus, who additionally loves Shelby like his personal baby. however the LeGarde family’s fragile oasis is shattered whilst the guy of Camille’s nightmares is published from prison.

Greg Robinson by no means desired to be a father. yet he’s taking part in the organic card for all it’s worthy to get on the subject of Shelby, so he can observe his real goal—revenge opposed to Gus LeGarde, the fellow who “stole” his spouse and daughter.

Lured by means of the promise of connecting together with her actual dad, Shelby vanishes, sending Gus and Camille on a determined race during the worst ice typhoon of the century to discover her ahead of Robinson can act on his chilling threat…

"If I can’t have them, neither can you."


Note: all books during this sequence may be learn as "standalones" in any order. you don't have to learn books number 1, 2, three, and so forth. to benefit from the characters and mysteries.


LEGARDE MYSTERIES – so as of chronology (Gus LeGarde's age) when you have asked!


DON’T permit THE WIND seize YOU


DOUBLE castleé







Read excerpts at no cost at http://www.lazarbooks.com and likewise notice extra sequence written via Aaron Paul Lazar.

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The Sisters Antipodes: A Memoir

By Jane Alison

A stunning and deeply intimate memoir approximately households breaking apart

When Jane Alison was once a toddler, her relatives met one other that gave the look of its replicate: a father within the international carrier, a stunning mom, and little women, the more youthful (one of them Jane) sharing a birthday. The households turned inseparable nearly immediately. inside months, besides the fact that, affairs ignited among the adults, and sooner than lengthy the oldsters exchanged companions, then divorced, remarried, and moved on. pairs of ladies have been left in surprise, a “silent, numb surprise, like a crack inside of stone, no longer sufficient to separate it yet inside of, silently fissuring” that might turn out tragic.

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Perfectly Japanese: Making Families in an Era of Upheaval

By Merry Isaacs White

Are jap households in situation? during this dynamic and noticeable learn, Merry Isaacs White seems again at key moments of "family making" some time past hundred years--the Meiji period and postwar period--to see how versions for the japanese relations were built. The versions had little to do with households in their eras or even much less to do with households this day, she unearths. She vividly portrays the standard fact of a variety of households: younger married who event fleeting togetherness till the 1st baby is born; a family members separated by means of activity shifts; a relatives with a grandmother as babysitter; a wedding with no teenagers.

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Buddy System: Understanding Male Friendships

A lot has been made from the advanced social preparations that women and ladies navigate, yet little scholarly or well known cognizance has interested in what friendship ability to males. Drawing on in-depth interviews with approximately four hundred males, therapist and researcher Geoffrey L. Greif takes readers on a guided travel of male friendships, explaining what makes them paintings, why they're very important to the overall healthiness of people and groups, and the way to construct the types of friendships that may result in longer and happier lives. one other a hundred and twenty conversations with ladies support map the diversities in what women and men search from friendships and what, if something, males can examine from women's relationships.

The guiding characteristic of the publication is Greif's typology of male friendships: he dispels the parable that males wouldn't have buddies, exhibiting that males have needs to, belief, just,and rust associates. A must pal is the simplest pal a guy completely needs to name with earthshaking information. A trust buddy is cherished and relied on yet no longer inevitably held as shut as a needs to good friend. Just neighbors are informal buddies, whereas rust pals have an extended historical past jointly and will go with the flow out and in of every other's lives, primarily picking out up the place they final left off. knowing the position each one of those sorts of neighbors play throughout men's lives finds interesting developmental styles, resembling how males take care of tension and clash and the way they make and hold friendships, and the way their neighbors maintain them energetic and chuffed.
in the course of the energetic phrases of fellows themselves, and exact profiles of fellows from their twenties to their nineties, readers could be shocked to discover what friendships supply men--as good as their households and communities--and are guaranteed to examine what makes their very own relationships tick.

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Jernigan: A Novel

By David Gates

From Holden Caulfield to Moses Herzog, our greatest literature has been narrated by way of malcontents. To this lineage upload Peter Jernigan, who perspectives the area with ferocious intelligence, grim rapture, and a chainsaw wit that he turns, with disastrous effects, on his spouse, his teenaged son, his dangerously susceptible mistress—and, now not least of all, on himself. This novel is a bravura functionality: a humorous, frightening, spell binding learn of a guy jogging off the sting together with his eyes vast open—wisecracking all of the way.

Pulitzer Prize finalist and nationwide booklet Critics Circle Award.

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Bulletproof Vest: The Ballad of an Outlaw and His Daughter

By Maria Venegas

A New York Times Editors' selection book

The haunting tale of a daughter's fight to confront her father's turbulent-and frequently violent-legacy

After a fourteen-year estrangement, Maria Venegas returns to Mexico from the U.S. to go to her father, who's dwelling within the previous hacienda the place either he and he or she have been born. whereas spending the subsequent summers and vacations jointly, herding farm animals and solving barbed-wire fences, he starts off sharing tales together with her, stories of a dramatic existence packed with either extreme love and brutal violence-from the ultimate conversations he had together with his personal father, to his extradition from the U.S. for homicide, to his mother's satisfaction after he shot a guy for the 1st time on the age of twelve.
Written in spare, gripping prose, Bulletproof Vest is Venegas's reckoning along with her father's tough legacy. relocating among Mexico and ny, among previous and current, Venegas strains her personal lifestyles and her father's as, through the years, a brand new closeness and realizing develops among them. Bulletproof Vest opens with a harrowing ambush on Venegas's father whereas he is riding close to his domestic in Mexico. He survives the assault-but years later the federales will locate him useless close to the exact same curve, and his daughter could be left with not just the tales she inherited from him but in addition a greater realizing of the violent undercurrent that formed her father's lifestyles in addition to her own.

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Shadow Spell (Cousins O'Dwyer)

By Nora Roberts

From number 1 New York Times bestselling writer Nora Roberts comes a trilogy in regards to the land we’re attracted to, the relatives we learn how to cherish, and the folks we lengthy to love…

Book of The Cousins O’Dwyer Trilogy
Shadow Spell

With the legends and lore of eire operating via his blood, falconer Connor O’Dwyer is proud to name County Mayo domestic. It’s the place his sister, Branna, lives and works, the place his cousin, Iona, has stumbled on real love, and the place his youth buddies shape a circle that can’t be broken…

A circle that's approximately to be stretched out of shape—by a long-awaited kiss.

Meara Quinn is Branna’s ally, a sister in all yet blood. Her and Connor’s paths go nearly day-by-day, as Connor takes travelers on hawk walks and Meara publications them on horseback around the lush geographical region. She has the eyes of a gypsy and the physique of a goddess…things Connor has constantly taken for granted—until his brush with dying propels them right into a speedy, scorching tangle.

Plenty of ladies have discovered their strategy to Connor’s mattress, yet none to his center in the past. Frustratingly, Meara is fine with simply the warmth, afraid to lose herself—and their friendship—to whatever extra. yet quickly, Connor will see the entire strength and fury of what runs in his blood. And he'll desire his friends and family round him whilst his earlier rolls in just like the fog, threatening an finish to all he loves…

Don’t pass over ebook One within the Cousins O’Dwyer Trilogy
Dark Witch

And the ultimate ebook within the trilogy
Blood Magick

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Vessels: A Love Story

By Daniel Raeburn

An unforgettable portrait of a wedding validated to its limits.

When Dan, a author with a keenness for underground comics, and his spouse Bekah, a potter devoted to conventional jap ceramics, met via a mutual buddy, they rapidly fell in love. “Of the entire girls I’ve ever met,” Dan advised a chum, “she’s the 1st person who felt like family.” yet at Christmas, as they ready for the delivery in their first baby, tragedy struck.

Based on Daniel Raeburn’s acclaimed New Yorker essay, Vessels: A Love Story is the tale of the way he and Bekah clashed and clung to one another via a chain of unsuccessful pregnancies prior to eventually, joyfully, turning into mom and dad. In prose as handsomely unadorned as his wife’s pottery, Raeburn recounts a wedding cemented via an identical occasions that just about broke it.

Vessels is an unflinching, tremendously relocating account of intimacy, patience, and love.

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Sweeping Up Glass

Destined to be a vintage, Sweeping Up Glass is a difficult and delicate novel of affection, race, and justice, and a ferocious, unflinching examine the ability of family.

Olivia Harker move owns a strip of mountain in Pope County, Kentucky, a land the place whites and blacks eke out a residing in separate, tattered kingdoms and the place silver-faced wolves howl within the evening. yet somebody is killing the wolves of massive Foley Mountain–and Olivia is starting to detect how a lot of her personal sour background she’s by no means understood: Her mother’s insanity, development towards a fiery crescendo. Her daughter’s flight to California, leaving her to elevate Will’m, her loved grandson. And such a lot of all, her town’s worry, for Olivia has actual and unsafe enemies.

Now this proud, lonely lady will face her mom and daughter, her acquaintances and the wolf hunters of massive Foley Mountain. And while she does, she’ll ignite a clash that would embroil a complete community–and swap her personal existence within the so much spectacular of how.

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Overwhelmed: Work, Love, and Play When No One Has the Time

By Brigid Schulte

In her makes an attempt to juggle paintings and kinfolk existence, Brigid Schulte has baked brownies till 2 a.m., frantically (but surreptitiously) despatched very important emails in the course of college journeys after which labored lengthy into the evening after her young children have been in bed.

Realising she had develop into an individual who continually burst in past due, trailing footwear and schoolbooks and biscuit crumbs, she started to query, like such a lot of people, if it is attainable to be whatever you need to be, have a kin and also have time to breathe.

So while Schulte met an eminent sociologist who reviews time and he informed her she loved thirty hours of relaxation every one week, she concept her head was once going to pop off.

What was once a visit down the rabbit gap of busy-ness, a trip to find why such a lot of folks locate it near-impossible to press the 'pause' button on lifestyles and what bought us the following within the first place.

Overwhelmed maps the person, old, organic and societal stresses that experience ripped operating mothers' and fathers' relaxation to shreds, and asks the way it will be attainable for us to place the items again together.

Seeking insights, solutions and proposal, Schulte explores every thing from the wiring of the mind and why offices have gotten more and more hard, to all over the world alterations in kinfolk coverage, how cultural norms form our reports at paintings, our unequal department of labour at domestic and why it's so tough for everybody - yet girls specially - to believe they deserve an elusive second of peace.

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