This is the story of a detestable Demon Lord and his wonderful new wife, a destitute damsel!<br /><br />Our Demon Lord, Anima, is the strongest in all the world, feared by the denizens of the realm. He鈥檚 forced to spend his days in solitude until, completely out of the blue, he gets summoned to another world! The one who summons him is none other than Luina, an exceedingly poor girl who runs an orphanage. The two of them quickly fall in love, with Anima swearing to use his power to protect his newfound family!
Diana Gabaldon鈥檚 brilliant storytelling has captivated millions of readers in her bestselling and award-winning Outlander saga. Now, in her first-ever graphic novel, Gabaldon gives readers a fresh look at the events of the original Outlander: Jamie Fraser鈥檚 side of the story, gorgeously rendered by artist Hoang Nguyen.<br />聽<br />After too long an absence, Jamie Fraser is coming home to Scotland鈥攂ut not without great trepidation. Though his beloved godfather, Murtagh, promised Jamie鈥檚 late parents he鈥檇 watch over their brash son, making good on that vow will be no easy task. There鈥檚 already a fat bounty on the young exile鈥檚 head, courtesy of Captain Black Jack Randall, the sadistic British officer who鈥檚 crossed paths鈥攁nd swords鈥攚ith Jamie in the past. And in the court of the mighty MacKenzie clan, Jamie is a pawn in the power struggle between his uncles: aging chieftain Colum, who demands his nephew鈥檚 loyalty鈥攐r his life鈥攁nd Dougal, war chieftain of Clan MacKenzie, who鈥檇 sooner see Jamie put to the sword than anointed Colum鈥檚 heir.<br /><br />And then there is Claire Randall鈥攎ysterious, beautiful, and strong-willed, who appears in Jamie鈥檚 life to stir his 聽compassion . . . and arouse his desire.聽<br />聽<br />But even as Jamie鈥檚 heart draws him to Claire, Murtagh is certain she鈥檚 been sent by the Old Ones, and Captain Randall accuses her of being a spy. Claire clearly has something to hide, though Jamie can鈥檛 believe she could pose him any danger. Still, he knows she is torn between two choices鈥攁 life with him, and whatever it is that draws her thoughts so often elsewhere.聽<br />聽聽聽 <br />Step into the captivating, passionate, and suspenseful world of <b>The Exile</b>, and experience the storytelling magic of Diana Gabaldon as never before.<br />
<b>The naive girl who loved you isn鈥檛 here anymore鈥?lt;/b><br />The day of her husband鈥檚 funeral, Christine reunites with her past lover Anatole. He is her late husband鈥檚 nephew and a successful CEO. Five years ago, Christine spent a dreamlike time with the gorgeous Prince Charming and instantly fell for him鈥ntil he dumped her saying that he had no intention of getting married. In her despair, Christine found comfort with Anatole鈥檚 uncle, Vasilis, and married him instead. Anatole thinks of Christine as a gold digger who seduced his uncle for his fortune, but there was actually a secret reason behind their marriage鈥?/div>
FINDING MY GIRL / LOVING TALIA is a companion booklet to the contemporary romance novel, LOVE LIKE OURS (Sugar Lake series). <br /><br />If this is your first Melissa Foster book, please note that <i>Finding My Girl / Loving Talia</i> is not a novel, a novella, or even a typical short story. It is a companion booklet to the full-length contemporary romance novel, <i>Love Like Ours</i>, featuring Talia Dalton and Derek Grant. In <i>Love Like Ours</i>, one of the many ways Derek shows his love for Talia is through cute and loving sketches depicting their lives as they came together. <i>Finding My Girl / Loving Talia</i> is a collection of those images, along with a couple of images that Jonah, Derek's father, had drawn for his wife, Eva. Within these pages you will also find heartfelt messages from Derek to Talia that are not found in the original novel. As a bonus, I have included the first chapter of <i>Love Like Ours</i> in the back of the booklet.<br /><br />I hope you enjoy this quick, visual adaptation of Derek and Talia's journey into coupledom. To read their full-length love story, please buy <i>Love Like Ours</i>, a Sugar Lake novel (available in digital, paperback, and audio formats).<br /><br />~ Melissa<br /><br />SUGAR LAKE SERIES <br />The Real Thing (Free on Kindle Unlimited)<br />Only For You (Free on Kindle Unlimited)<br />Love Like Ours (Free on Kindle Unlimited)<br />--bonus companion booklet, Finding My Girl/Loving Talia
<b>His accusations are baseless, but his kisses are the real thing!</b><br />Angelique is a popular designer. She was born into a wealthy family with her twin sister, Trella, and her twin brothers. Because of their fame and beauty, the family is constantly in the tabloids and followed by groundless rumors鈥攊n them Angelique is portrayed as a promiscuous celebrity. One day, an Arabian prince visits her and falsely accuses her of being his sister鈥檚 groom鈥檚 mistress. She tries to prove him wrong, but before she can, he kisses her. As much as she tries to resist the dazzling desert prince, she can鈥檛 seem to forget the passionate sensation of his lips on hers鈥?/div>
<b>This fake marriage was what I wanted鈥?But then why does my heart ache?</b><br />鈥淚 want to protect the estate my father left behind.鈥?That鈥檚 the wish Diana carries in her heart to get her through tough times. One day, Nikos Tramontes, a young, wealthy businessman, promises to grant her wish. He tells Diana that in order to enter high society he needs her lineage, and proposes a two-year marriage contact in exchange for a substantial amount of money. Ever since her mother abandoned her and her father, Diana has stopped believing in love, and agrees to his proposal in order to protect the estate, thinking she can resist the dangers of falling in love. However, she has no idea of the things he is planning in secret鈥?/div>
<b>I love him so much, but I鈥檒l never be able to make him happy鈥?lt;/b><br />Is there really such a thing as fate? Zia is a resident in pediatrics, taking a quick vacation, when she meets Michael Brennan, the CEO of a major shipping company that he built from the ground up. It was pure coincidence that Zia saved Mike鈥檚 nephew from drowning, but from the moment they meet, everything seems to just fit鈥攖hey鈥檙e a perfect match. Now they鈥檝e met each other鈥檚 families and they鈥檙e even collaborating at work. Zia is concerned things are going too well! And when she sees how much fun Mike has playing with his nephew, it only reminds her of a painful truth: Zia will never be able to have children. Why couldn鈥檛 she tell him sooner?
<b>No matter how much I love you, I鈥檓 only your lover while we鈥檙e on this ship.</b><br />Delilah is working temporarily as an art teacher aboard a cruise ship. One day, handsome backpacker Daniel boards and steals a kiss from her. He plays around, saying that it鈥檚 how they say hello where he's from, but it makes for a terrible first impression. However, Delilah, who has lived a modest life, finds the mysteriously free Daniel a breath a fresh air. She falls head over heels for him, willing to offer herself up to him. But there鈥檚 no way she could see what is coming. The shocking truth behind this charming wanderer is going to leave her feeling betrayed when she learns of his secret plot鈥?/div>
<b>She鈥檚 married her true love, but their love feels incomplete.</b><br />Sarah accepts a proposal from Rome, the man she鈥檚 loved for many years, even though the proposal comes with a difficult condition鈥攖hey will not have children. Though she knows Rome still suffers from having lost his first wife and children in an accident, their incomplete romance hurts Sarah. She wants to build a home with her beloved Rome. Will the wish she made on a shooting star ever be granted?
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