Convincing Alex

His brother Mikhail, and Alex's ten-month-old nephew, Griff, were standing hand in hand, grinning identical grins. “Got your papa out early, did you, tough guy?” Alex swung Griff up for a smacking kiss. Griff babbled out happily.

Author: Nora Roberts

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 9781488077630

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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Don’t miss another exciting story in the beloved Stanislaski series from #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts! Detective Alex Stanislaski thought he’d seen it all—until he mistakenly arrests the daringly bold soap opera writer Bess McNee for soliciting. Committed to understanding her characters, Bess often looks for research opportunities to help her write the best she can—and accidentally being arrested gives her the best opportunity of all. She decides to follow the sexy detective around to get “ideas” for her show, but Bess will soon discover that Alex is not only perfect for research, but maybe a perfect match for herself, as well. Now all she has to do is convince him she’s right… Previously published.

The Alice Street Inn and Cabin Fever Craving

She turned to Alex. ... “You seem to have made a lot of changes today,” Alex said, interrupting her thoughts. ... convincing Alex that the inn could be successful was helping his mother and had nothing to do with these crazy emotions he ...

Author: P A Wilson

Publisher: Perry Wilson Books

ISBN: 9781927669228

Category: Fiction

Page: 353

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Two stories, one book. Small town romance. Is love ever easy? Riverton is a small town where people take refuge from the betrayals and heartbreak of the city. THE ALICE STREET INN Lies and rumors drive Niki from the city to a job in the country. Alex, her new boss, is off limits. She won’t date the boss again. But she can’t stay away. Alex won’t let a woman betray him again. He’s moving to the city to focus on his career. If only Niki wasn’t so tempting. Can two people on opposite tracks find a way to love? CABIN FEVER CRAVING This morning Alicia made a big mistake. Now she faces the peril of hunting a killer on the side of a mountain. Max wants more than a casual relationship. Tracking a professional assassin isn’t exactly how he pictured having ‘the conversation’ with Alicia. Will the heat of their passion lead to love? Or will they be the latest victims? Buy The Alice Street Inn and Cabin Fever Craving today to follow two stories of love in unexpected places.

Quick Quick Slow

His denial was becoming less convincing. 'Alex, if it makes you feel more at ease, I'll remind you how Julian at work used to badger me. Remember?' 'Sort of . . . why?' 'Well, once I knew that you were sleeping with Kimberley, ...

Author: R. Mark Hayhurst

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 9781483632452

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

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Quick, Quick, Slow... By: R. Mark Hayhurst Description Sandra Brooke, in her late twenties, is beginning to achieve success in her career in advertising. After feeling unfulfilled working as a freelance writer, she secured her current job. She had lived at home for several years after graduating in English, until she could afford her own place. Although coming from a comfortable home counties background, as an only child she has always tried to prove success in her own right. To an extent she has focused very much on her career – most relationships have left her feeling rather disappointed; to a large extent they have been deliberately forgotten. She takes the view that someone will appear for her, but she isn’t actively looking. In most personal matters she confides in Megan, particularly insecurities partly derived from previous failed relationships with men. Megan has been a close friend from childhood. She sees Sandra frequently and acts as a confidant offering positive advice. This a little ironic given that her own experience with men and relationships could be described as ‘mixed’ at best. Then Alex comes to her attention. She speaks to him by telephone and exchanges business emails but don’t meet initially. Alex Carstairs, 30, works in the music industry with new acts, finding them venues and publicity. In some ways it is remarkable that he makes a living, as he keeps exploring different avenues for work including a possible move to Paris. Having expended almost an unhealthy amount of energy trying to build a physical picture of Alex, Sandra doesn’t meet Alex until after a week away with Megan in Ibiza. She spent too much time trying to visualise Alex to the point that she almost spoiled her own holiday. She eventually met him days after her return from Spain. She had consoled herself to the likelihood that she would probably be disappointed by the man she only knew by voice. In reality, he seemed to be what she had hoped for. They start dating - meals out, meals in, walks and lots of talks. Things progressed rapidly although both tried unsuccessfully to slow things down. External factors unwittingly drove them closer together. Sandra was continually pestered by a male work colleague; Alex considers a possible change in career path which would involve a move to Paris as well as pressure from his work in London, including time spent on an all-girl band and pressure within a part time second job. What had started out as a whirlwind romance grows with increased intensity, but not everything runs smoothly; Alex isn’t as reliable as she would like and this becomes an issue. At various stages Sandra questions whether their relationship has run its course or if they can rekindle their partnership as it falters. RMH 2013

Baby Teeth The First Ten Chapters

It bothered her that Alex could be working against her, even if he wasn't fully aware of what he'd been drawn into. Hanna didn't have fun secrets. ... It would make convincing Alex of her revised E. A. E. Y. T E E TH 61.

Author: Zoje Stage

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 9781250199973

Category: Fiction

Page: 70

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“Unnerving and unputdownable, BABY TEETH will get under your skin and keep you trapped in its chilling grip until the shocking conclusion.” —New York Times bestselling author Lisa Scottoline Meet Hanna. She’s the sweet-but-silent angel in the adoring eyes of her Daddy. He’s the only person who understands her, and all Hanna wants is to live happily ever after with him. But Mommy stands in her way, and she’ll try any trick she can think of to get rid of her. Ideally for good. Meet Suzette. She loves her daughter, really, but after years of expulsions and strained home schooling, her precarious health and sanity are weakening day by day. As Hanna’s tricks become increasingly sophisticated, and Suzette's husband remains blind to the failing family dynamics, Suzette starts to fear that there’s something seriously wrong, and that maybe home isn’t the best place for their baby girl after all. Read the first ten chapters of BABY TEETH, a story about a perfect-looking family, and a mute little girl who wants nothing more than to kill her mother.

Shadow of the Swan

But apparently he found Ussher's contrition convincing. Alex watched numbly as Ussher turned and made his exit without so much as glancing in his direction. In the silence that followed, Barret stared at the dark haze of the doorscreens ...

Author: M.K. Wren

Publisher: Diversion Publishing Corp.

ISBN: 9781626810983

Category: Fiction

Page: 574

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The author of Sword of the Lamb continues the Phoenix Legacy trilogy, in which a proud galactic empire struggles for supremacy. After forfeiting his identity as heir to the House of DeKoven Woolf, Lord Alexand morphs into Alex Ransom, leader of the Society of the Phoenix, sworn to bring about the evolution of the Concord in order to prevent its threatened collapse. But his birthright isn’t all Alex lost when Lord Alexand died. He gave up the extraordinary Lady Adrien Eliseer, and it was like tearing out his own heart. He realizes ultimately that as desperate as he is to bring peace to the Concord, he is equally desperate to be reunited with Adrien, especially when he learns that she is about to pay a terrible price for Lord Alexand’s death. “A new classic! Has the sweep and power of Asimov’s Foundation Trilogy.” —Jean M. Auel, author of the Earth’s Children series

Armed and Dangerous

"You don't sound convincing, Alex." "I understand. I understand. I fucking understand," he said with that rare combination of fear and anger. "You could have chosen a child to save but you didn't. What kind of parent does that make you?

Author: Steve Marshall

Publisher: Steve Marshall

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 361

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Dennis Trunk is a man of his word… …and sometimes that’s fatal. Trying to escape from the cartel, with 7 million dollars stashed, he needs an exit – fast. But the cops have their own plan for his future. They want to pin a murder on him and force him to roll over on his customers, a who’s who of southern criminals. When a job in Mexico goes wrong Trunk sees the opportunity to escape both the cartel and the cops. But to get out, he has to sell out a friend. What would you do? When you can’t call the cops… Call Trunk ... but who does Trunk call?

Bring Me Home

Before long, when they could see that he would take more than a little convincing, Alex Jesmond and Gordon Mackenzie had taken him back to their lodgings off the Woodstock Road. He had found himself in a typical student house that ...

Author: Alan Titchmarsh

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781444721713

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

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An enthralling family mystery from bestselling novelist and national treasure Alan Titchmarsh. It seems a perfect afternoon in the Highlands. Standing at the door of the lochside castle that has been his family's home for generations, Charlie Stuart welcomes his guests to the annual summer drinks party. Conversation, laughter and the clinking of glasses soon fill the air as friends and neighbours come together to toast the laird's happiness and prosperity. But Charlie sees the truth behind the façade: the sacrifices made to safeguard the estate; the devastating losses that have haunted him for decades; the guilt that lies at the heart of it all. And in a few hours, he knows, the perfect afternoon will come to an end. The past, with its dark secrets of love, death, loyalty and betrayal, is about to catch up with him. And it could finally tear his family apart . . . . READERS ARE LOVING BRING ME HOME: 'Such a beautiful story. Its a book I would definitely recommend, and also one I will never forget' - 5 STARS 'Alan you've done it again' - 5 STARS 'I thoroughly recommend it' - 5 STARS 'Well done Mr Titchmarsh - I'm looking forward to reading more of your books' - 5 STARS 'ANOTHER brilliant book by Titchmarsh' - 5 STARS

The Stanislaski Series Collection

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Author: Nora Roberts

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 9781488057755

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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Don’t miss the last three stories in Nora Robert’s classic Stanislaskis family saga. CONVINCING ALEX Daringly bold soap-opera writer Bess McNee figured the only way to understand a character was to stand in her shoes. But when Alex Stanislaski arrests her for soliciting, she has a change of heart. She decides to follow the sexy detective around to get “ideas” for her show. Nick is absolutely perfect for her research…and maybe for herself as well. Now all she has to do is convince him she’s right… WAITING FOR NICK Frederica Kimball has three goals now that she’s moved to New York City: find her own place, become a Broadway lyricist and get Nick LeBeck to fall desperately in love with her. Though Nick has always treated Freddie like a little sister, he can’t help but notice the gorgeous woman now standing in her place. Perhaps everything he’s ever wanted is closer than he could have imagined… CONSIDERING KATE Dancer Kate Stanislaski Kimball has come home to make a fresh start. The only thing more perfect than the beautiful—dilapidated—building she’s bought for her new dance school is Brody O’Connell, the frustrating contractor she’s hired for the renovation. As a single father, Brody is determined to resist Kate’s effortless allure. But how long can a man hold out against his own heart? Previously Published.

Shadows of the Canyon Desert Roses Book 1

TRACIE PETERSON If taking Mrs. Keegan into his home was the price for getting Alex as a wife, Luke knew he'd gladly pay it. The only problem was convincing Alex they were right for each other. Deciding to call it a night, ...

Author: Tracie Peterson

Publisher: Baker Books

ISBN: 9781441203298

Category: Fiction

Page: 368

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Book 1 of the Desert Roses series. Working as a Harvey Girl at the luxury resort of El Tovar, located on the south rim of the Grand Canyon, Alexandra Keegan feels she is in a dream come true. But when her father's indiscretions come to light and her mother is suspected of murder, Alex finds herself the center of some unwelcome attention. Will she soon find herself alone in the world?

Dragons in the Forest

They both knew Hugo Kranz was stubborn and would take a great deal of convincing. Alex promised to join him later in the day, after trying to reach the bank and find out what had happened to it. Then they would combine efforts and ...

Author: Peter Yeldham

Publisher: For Pity Sake Publishing

ISBN: 9780994448507

Category: History

Page: 358

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ALEX's DIARY - DECEMBER 7th, 1941 Today the war began! I’ve just heard the news on the radio. I was trying to finish my homework in English, and at the same time listen to a talk to improve my Japanese. I often use the radio for this purpose. The Marianist Brothers at St Joseph’s teach us in English and French, but speaking Japanese at school is forbidden. Which is a pretty stupid rule, since this is where I was born and where my family lives, and on leaving school I want to get a job here … Born in Japan of a French father and White Russian mother, Alex Faure greeted news of war in the Pacific with schoolboy enthusiasm. That is until the hardships of being a gaijin and neutral foreigner in Japan during World War II became a stark reality for the Faure family. ALEX's DIARY - DECEMBER 22nd, 1944 Since Sunday night there has been a raid most days and every single night. The bombing has been relentless. It accounts for the sombre mood; no Christmas spirit in evidence anywhere in this city. Certainly none at the French bank … Peter Yeldham masterfully tells Alex Faure’s own true story against the backdrop of real events in wartime Japan. Laced with excerpts from Alex’s diary, Dragons in the Forest is a riveting tale of life as a foreigner in a strange land at a very dangerous time.