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Set in an environment of extreme wealth in contemporary London, this is a story of tender new love trying to flourish while a tragic past conspires to destroy. As Valentine's Day approaches, two lonely people begin breaking out of their social shells.
Valerie has been celibate since she was drugged and raped, and she now concentrates on three things; running her corporate empire, guiding her inquisitive daughter through puberty, and volunteering in the community.
Lorne is still grieving a fiancée who died years before, but when he meets Valerie in a charity soup kitchen, his dormant desires stir. Unaware of her identity, he takes a bold step and invites her to Valentine's Day dinner.
Their relationship escalates with blinding speed and all the comforts of a billionaire lifestyle, but the bliss is interrupted when pornographic photos of Valerie flood the internet. She wants to crawl back into her shell. What does Lorne want?
The disappearance of a friend and millions of Francs worth of wine interrupts David's buying trip in France when he pauses to assist and comfort his friend's wife, Catherine. Their lives are threatened, the intensifying circumstances draw them closer together, and they uncover their buried traumas, insecurities and longings.
This is a tale of mounting tensions, realisations and passions, woven through a gripping crime thriller on the Burgundy canals and in the French wine business of the 1980s.
Reviewing restaurants is normally a safe pursuit, but Lorne and Catherine face torture and death when they try to unravel organised crime's infiltration of the fine dining scene.
Their longstanding friendship deepens when they meet again seven months after she was widowed by murder. While they help each other work through their traumatic pasts, their passion and intimacy increase, and they're unaware of the mounting danger until it's almost too late. Their scramble to track down who is trying to kill them leads into the darker corners of the Internet, through a world of perversion and extreme body modification.
Early in World War One, a young Canadian soldier is wounded and trapped behind German lines. He uses quick thinking and ingenuity to evade capture, then deeper into enemy territory, he meets a young woman who recently lost her father and brothers to the war. She takes him home to meet her mother, hoping he can help them escape back to their family roots in Switzerland. As they flee over the mountains, love blossoms and stirs old traumas. He's torn between following his heart and honouring his sworn duty.
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The Delfe TreasureHistorical Fiction
Aldrick is obsessed with finding his grandfather's treasure. More than half a century and seventeen voyages have failed to locate his ships after they wrecked in Windward Passage, deeply-laden with pirate plunder and homeward-bound from the Caribbea...