An accidental journey through a magic mirror. A portal to an enchanted land. A mysterious family she never knew she had. Hayden’s life is upended with the wonder of Destiny Falls. But there always seems to be a mystery to unravel and a murder to solve. Luckily, Hayden, her sassy sidekick Latifa, and their growing circle of family and friends are always up for the task. There’s never a dull moment in this captivating world. “It will blow you away!” says Cozy Mystery Book Reviews
When a little stray puppy befriends a soldier named Robert Conroy training to go to war in 1917, he starts out on an amazing journey as the private teaches him all he needs to know to become a U.S. Army soldier too. After sneaking him on board a ship heading to Europe, the two best friends fight side-by-side in what soon becomes the biggest war the world has ever seen!
The little dog, affectionately named “Stubby” because of his stout tail, learns to bravely confront all the brand new warfare devices he encounters including tanks, machine guns, planes, and mustard gas as he proudly serves his country in the First World War and becomes a true American war hero.
This well-researched historical fiction novella makes reading about history fun for readers both young and old(er). It’s an entertaining way to introduce young readers to all the “firsts” of World War I as they experience it all through the eyes of this real little dog who served in it so bravely.
There is a historical facts sheet at the end to let readers know which parts of the story were taken from real places, events, and battles and which parts were fictionalized (to keep the storyline moving at an interesting pace).
NOTE: A Lesson Plan and Glossary of terms related to the time period are available for FREE on the book’s website to accompany this book in a classroom setting.
Sexy but alone Helen Marx is a cop too guilty to love. Sexy but alone Marco Ambastilias is the world’s greatest opera star too guilty to sing.
When their guilt collides their bodies betray their needs in a climax worthy of theatre, worthy of love.
Widowed as a bride, police dog handler Constable Helen Marx loses herself in her work. For eight years her German shepherd, Lanza, has been at her side. When a thug leaves him gravely wounded the whole framework of her life is gone. As her dog fights for life, Marco Ambastilias, the renowned but reclusive opera star comes to her side. There is a spark and a rekindling of her own passionate sexuality.
She enters his life and that of his daughter Cressida whose drug issues have brought her into contact with deeply evil men. Helen uncovers a terrorist plot to attack the Queen at the Royal Ascot race meeting but has orders not to alert Marco and his daughter who will be attending the event. A desperate struggle against suicide attackers reveals her deception and she loses his trust and they split.
Police work sweeps her up. The supreme world terrorist leader remains at liberty, planning another outrage. Global authorities come together to set a trap.
Can she convince Marco to act as bait?
Can she overcome her guilt at loving a man again and then deceiving him?
Can she express her own sexual desires without guilt?
Could the music and eroticism of love put an end to the joyless dictatorship of terrorism?
Could a seed of joy root in her flesh?
Seduction of Guilt – when naughty goes good.
Another stand-alone story in Emma Calin’s ‘Seduction Series’, combining thrilling crime mystery with steamy suspense romance and introducing a four-legged hero that saves the day!
If you enjoy James Patterson, Catherine Coulter, Nora Roberts and Kendra Elliot you’ll love a story that combines all of their best traits in a fast-paced, pulse-pounding roller-coaster adventure full of romance, deception, danger and love.