Jayne Ann Krentz - Fired Up - Little, Brown Book Group

Fired Up

Number 7 in series

By Jayne Ann Krentz

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From the NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author, comes the new contemporary novel in Jayne Ann Krentz's seductive and gripping ARCANE SOCIETY world

More than three centuries ago, Nicholas Winters irrevocably altered his genetic make up in an obsession-fueled competition with alchemist and Arcane Society founder Sylvester Jones. Driven to control their psychic abilities, each man's decision has reverberated throughout the family line, rewarding some with powers beyond their wildest dreams, and cursing others to a life filled with madness and hallucinations.

Jack Winters, descendant of Nicholas, has been experiencing nightmares and blackouts - just the beginning, he believes - of the manifestation of the Winters family curse. The legend says that he must find the Burning Lamp or risk turning into a monster. But he can't do it alone; he needs the help of a woman with the gift to read the lamp's dreamlight. Jack is convinced that private investigator Chloe Harper is that woman. It doesn't take long for Chloe to pick up the trail of the missing lamp. And as they draw closer to the lamp, the raw power that dwells within it threatens to sweep them into a hurricane of psychic force.

Biographical Notes

Jayne Ann Krentz, who also writes historical and futuristic fiction under the pseudonyms Amanda Quick and Jayne Castle respectively, has more than fifty NEW YORK TIMES bestsellers under various pen names; more than twenty-five million copies of her books are in print. She lives in the Pacific Northwest.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9780749952662
  • Publication date: 06 Jan 2011
  • Page count: 368
  • Imprint: Piatkus
Piatkus

Untouchable

Jayne Ann Krentz
Authors:
Jayne Ann Krentz

She was pretty sure that what really scared the hell out of him was that someday he would go into a lucid dream once too often - and get lost in a nightmare.Jack Lancaster spends his nights dreaming of fire. After nearly burning to death in his childhood home, he resolved to hunt down the man responsible - an evil cult leader known as Quinton Zane. Twenty years later, Jack is moving into a cottage in Eclipse Bay on the Oregon coast. Now a renowned FBI consultant, his preternatural ability to get inside the killer's head has won him a reputation in certain circles. But the more cases he solves, the deeper he falls into an overwhelming mental darkness. The only person who can bring him back is Winter Meadows, a hypnotist who's helping Jack decode his mysterious dreams. But Jack's not the only one with nightmares in his past, and when Winter falls into danger at the hands of an old enemy, they are brought together as more than just therapist and client. Meanwhile, the one man who might sabotage all their hopes is nearer than they think - and more powerful than ever.A feverish, suspenseful read with a smouldering secret at its heart, perfect for fans of Nora Roberts and Melinda Leigh.Here's what other readers had to say about Untouchable:'A couple to root for, a tiny hint of the supernatural, a page-burning plot . . . a sexy, heart-warming romance' Kirkus Reviews'For the sake of full disclosure, I haven't read the first two books in the series. But let me assure you, I didn't feel left in the dark while reading Untouchable - and neither will you. It's a complicated, suspenseful novel that also delivers a riveting romance' NPR 'A satisfying, fast-paced end to Krentz's arsonist series' People 'A delightful blend of dry wit, crackling chemistry, and edgy suspense' Book Wyrm'A wonderfully written story that keeps us engrossed from start to finish' The Reading Cafe'An easy-read and engaging romantic suspense' Delighted Reader'Wow what an absolutely perfect way to end this series . . . An engrossing page-turner that flows smoothly' Fresh Fiction Join us in discovering the dark, romantic thrill of Untouchable . . .

New Harbinger

The Untethered Soul

Drawing on the wisdom of the life-changing New York Times bestseller, The Untethered Soul, these extraordinary cards feature 52 profound and uplifting quotes that will inspire you to break through your limitations, cultivate lasting peace and tranquility, and discover who you really are.Tapping into centuries-old traditions of meditation and mindfulness, these transformational quotes from spiritual teacher Michael A. Singer invite you to live fully in the present moment, break free from painful past experiences, and journey beyond the boundaries of your mind. If you're ready to free yourself from the noisy inner voice that holds you back, this unique card deck will help you open the door to a life of freedom, happiness, and self-realization.

Piatkus

Promise Not To Tell

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Authors:
Jayne Ann Krentz
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Authors:
Denise Grover Swank

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Erin Kern

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Authors:
Danielle Pearl

Beth Caplan is ready to begin college a new woman. She's worked hard to overcome her demons, and she's eager to live in a world where no one knows about her past. Except, of course, her childhood crush. David March has known Beth a lifetime. Tasked by her older brother to look after the beautiful incoming freshman, he takes his job exceptionally seriously. Even if she tempts him in ways no kid-sister type ever should.When Beth's ex shows up as a transfer student, and a creepy stranger with a reputation for violence sets his sights on her, Dave will do whatever it takes to protect her, even if it means moving her in with him. When he learns just how much a secret from his past hurt the girl he's always cared for, he becomes doubly determined to protect her, even from himself. But that's easier said than done.

Piatkus

When All the Girls Have Gone

Jayne Ann Krentz
Authors:
Jayne Ann Krentz

Five women out for justiceOne ruthless killerA secret that's sure to get outIn this elite investment club, the stakes are literally life or death . . . Founder of an exclusive society with a hidden agenda, Madison Benson has carefully handpicked her members, choosing the four most fearless and skilled/intelligent women she knows. But when one member is found dead and another goes missing, it seems like the club may finally have taken one risk too many. Now it won't be long before the rest of them are hunted down and silenced...Into this secretive world steps Charlotte Sawyer, who is desperate to find her step-sister, the beautiful, brilliant - and reckless - Jocelyn, and deliver the terrible news that one of her closest friends has been murdered. Yet Jocelyn is nowhere to be found and slowly Charlotte begins to realise that her step-sister is involved in something terrible. Running out of time and unable to trust the police, Charlotte joins forces with Max Cutler, a struggling PI whose previous career as a criminal profiler went down in flames. Burned out, divorced and almost broke, Max needs the job.When her uneasy alliance with Max turns into a full-blown affair, Charlotte has no choice but to trust him with her life. For the shadows of Jocelyn's past are threatening to consume her - and anyone else who gets in the way . . .The New York Times bestselling author of Secret Sisters, Jayne Ann Krentz delivers a thrilling novel of the deceptions we hide behind, the passions we surrender to, and the lengths we'll go to for the truth.'Jayne Ann Krentz is one of my favourite romantic suspense writers. I love her feisty heroines, her sharp wit and humour, family loyalty, and all the unexpected twists and turns. When All the Girls Have Gone has all of this and more and will keep you guessing right until the end' Meg Tilly

PublicAffairs

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Authors:
Eric Liu

This is an age of epic political turbulence in America. Old hierarchies and institutions are collapsing. All the "givens" of civic life are no longer given. From the fracturing of the major political parties, to the spread of bottom-up movements like Black Lives Matter and $15 Now, citizens across the country and across the political spectrum are reclaiming power. It is no longer the exclusive domain of CEOs, political elites, and insiders from either political party. And the question that today's rising citizens have to face is: Are you ready? Do you understand power? And if you want to make change in the world, do you know how?The answers to all these questions are provided in Eric Liu's incisive book. In its pages, Liu lays out the elements and the strategies of citizen power, showing when to create a hashtag, when to call your Congressman, and when to take to the streets. (When you go, don't forget your camera.) Above all, Liu reminds us that *someone* always has power, which means if you're not participating, you're surrendering.Published in the early days of a new presidency, this book is not just a manual for power but an inspiring call to action. As Liu shows, voting is just one way of inciting change. So is protesting. What happens after the election, and after the march through the streets, is the real test of whether we the people can truly be we the powerful.

Orbit

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Little, Brown Young Readers US

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Authors:
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Piatkus

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Authors:
Jayne Ann Krentz

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Forever

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Authors:
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Running Press Kids

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Hachette Books

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Piatkus

River Road: a standalone romantic suspense novel by an internationally bestselling author

Jayne Ann Krentz
Authors:
Jayne Ann Krentz

'A spine-tingling tale of a small town harbouring deadly secrets. With humour, stunning suspense and romance: River Road is a complete page-turner' Booklist (starred)It's been thirteen years since Lucy Sheridan was in Summer River . . . Her last visit there - as a teenager - had ended in embarrassment, when the boy she had a crush on dragged her away from a wild party. She'd never understood his urgency, nor why her punishment from her family seemed so much worse than her crime. Now Lucy is learning there was more to the story than she realized at the time. Mason Fletcher had saved her from a very nasty crime that night - and soon afterward, Tristan - the cold-blooded rich kid who'd targeted her - disappeared mysteriously, his body never found.A lot has changed in thirteen years . . . Lucy now works for a private investigation firm as a forensic genealogist, while Mason has quit the police force to run a successful security firm with his brother. Even Summer River has changed, from a sleepy farm town into a trendy upscale spot in California's wine country. But one man has stayed the sameMason is still a protector at heart. And when he and Lucy make a shocking discovery, Mason's quietly fierce instincts kick into gear. He saved Lucy once, and he'll save her again. But this time, she insists on playing a role in her own rescue . . .'Along with Nora Roberts, Krentz is one of the most reliably satisfying writers in publishing' Sunday Times

Hachette Books

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