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New York Times bestselling author Carl Weber is back with another story of drama, mystery, scandal, and intrigue.

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ADDICTION. DECEPTION.
PRETTY PICTURES HIDE UGLY SECRETS.

THE PERFECT MARRIAGE

Denise and Derrek Shaw are the perfect American couple. Happily married for fifteen years, they have a wonderful daughter, Mackenzie, successful careers, and a beautiful house in a posh Chicago suburb. They are attractive, respected . . . and hiding a shocking secret: a dangerous addiction to drugs.

It started innocently enough. Denise occasionally used prescription drugs to help her deal with the long hours and demanding nature of her job. Derrek, also under pressure at work, began using cocaine socially with some of his colleagues.

They can quit whenever they want to. At least, that's what Denise would like to believe . . .

As her job becomes more stressful, Denise can no longer get through the day without a fix. Derrek realizes his harmless habit has become anything but, and desperately wants to get clean. However, his attempts are derailed when there...

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With an essay by Harold Bloom. The original Great American Novel, an incomparable adventure story and a classic of anarchic humour, Twain's masterpiece sees Huckleberry Finn and Jim the slave escape their difficult lives by fleeing down the Mississippi on a raft. There, they find steamships, feuding families, an unlikely Duke and King and vital lessons about the world in which they live. With its unforgettable cast of characters, Hemingway called this 'the best book we've ever had'. The Penguin English Library - 100 editions of the best fiction in English, from the eighteenth century and the very first novels to the beginning of the First World War.

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Sister Souljah, the bestselling author of and delivers her most compelling and enlightening story yet. With Souljah brings to her millions of fans an adventure about young, deep love, the ways in which people across the world express their love, and the lengths that they will go to have it. Powerful and sensual, Midnight is an intelligent, fierce fighter and Ninjutsu-­trained ninja warrior. He attracts attention wherever he goes but remains unmoved by it and focuses on protecting his mother and sister and regaining his family’s fortunes. When Midnight, a devout Muslim, takes sixteen-­year-­old Akemi from Japan as his wife, they look forward to building a life together, but their tumultuous teenage marriage is interrupted when Akemi is kidnapped and taken back to Japan by her own father, even though the marriage was consummated and well underway. “There’s not one drop of inferiority in my blood,­” Midnight says as he first secures his mother, Umma, and sister, Naja, before setting off . . .

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Daisy Johnson Keane has a lot to be thankful for. However, happiness has always come at a price. In the past Daisy chose to gamble with love for what she believed her heart desired. It proved to be a costly mistake. But Daisy has changed and so has the man she now calls husband. Aiden Keane, a powerful casino mogul and master manipulator who has been tamed by love. Or has he? Aiden Keane has a secret. The man he despises believes himself to be the father of Aiden’s child. To reveal the truth would expose a web of lies and take him and his new bride down a dark path that could ultimately cost him everyone he cherishes. His wife Daisy pleads for patience and compromise. She wants to be done with the past and the animosity between her ex-­lover and her husband. It will not be. What is a man to do when his heart tells him to have faith in her but his pride demands a under handed dealing of justice? If you’re Aiden Keane you strike first. Do what is necessary for control, and vengeance . . .

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Four friends are about to discover that getting your desires met can sometimes cost you everything. . . Monica Winters, aka Alizé, can't turn down the chance to intern at one of the nations' most prestigious companies. Even if it means working side by side with the only man she's ever loved, who's now planning a wedding with another woman. . . Hard-­working single mom Latoya James, aka Moët, has finally healed her relationship with her religious parents. But when her baby's father, a multi-­platinum rap artist, demands sole custody of their daughter, she wonders how to hold onto her faith when she has no choice but to fight dirty. . . Keesha Lands, aka "Dom" Perignon, gave up her lucrative stripper job and is working at her daughter's daycare center. But burying her past is harder than she thinks--­and soon it will take every ounce of strength to resist her old life. . . When a New York socialite takes her under her wing, Danielle Johnson, aka Cristal, finds herself tempted by the . . .

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Sage Dunbar is dealt a shattering double blow when she discovers that her fiancé has depleted her bank accounts and her father has been having an affair. Reeling with shock, she accepts a job promotion that involves relocating to Anchorage, Alaska. She never expects to cross paths with a man who will challenge everything she thought she knew about love. Gabe's "sex-­only" relationship policy has been working just fine, keeping him free of messy entanglements and emotional baggage. Then he meets Sage, and his no-­commitment ways start to lose their appeal. But Sage isn't ready to give her heart and trust to another man any time soon. With a single-­minded determination that surprises even him, Gabe resolves to convince her that true love can erase every obstacle--­real or imagined--­in its path. . .. "A warm reading experience.­" -- "One of the best.­" -- "A writer before her time.­" --­Carl Weber

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A Murdered son. Shattered bonds. Forbidden affairs. Forced to choose one lover over another. A brother’s love tainted by deception. Blackmail. Hate. Lust. Love. Corruption. Four friends torn apart by treachery. The threat of going up against one of the most sophisticated and deadliest Chinese crime organizations. When there’s nothing left except a choice between war or death…there’s really no choice.

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Now back in print, The Vulture is the first novel by the legendary poet, musician, and so-­called “­godfather of rap” Gil Scott-­Heron, written while he was still a university student.

First published in 1970 and digging the rhythms of the street, where the biggest deal life has to offer is getting high, The Vulture is a hip and fast-­moving thriller, set in lower Manhattan. It relates the strange story of the murder of a teenage boy called John Lee—­telling it in the words of four men who knew him when he was just another kid working after school, hanging out, waiting for something to happen. Just who did kill John Lee and why?

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