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The Last Madam: A Life in the New Orleans Underworld by Chris Wiltz

The “raunchy, hilarious, and thrilling” true story of the incomparable Norma Wallace, proprietor of a notorious 1920s New Orleans brothel (NPR).

The Last Madam: A Life in the New Orleans Underworld
by Chris Wiltz
3.9 Stars (425 Reviews)
Genre: History | Biographies & Memoirs

Norma Wallace grew up fast. In 1916, at fifteen years old, she went to work as a streetwalker in New Orleans’ French Quarter. By the 1920s, she was a “landlady” — or, more precisely, the madam of what became one of the city’s most lavish brothels. It was frequented by politicians, movie stars, gangsters, and even the notoriously corrupt police force. But Wallace acquired more than just repeat customers. There were friends, lovers… and also enemies.

Wallace’s romantic interests ran the gamut from a bootlegger who shot her during a fight to a famed bandleader to the boy next door, thirty-nine years her junior, who became her fifth husband. She knew all of the Crescent City’s dirty little secrets, and used them to protect her own interests — she never got so much as a traffic ticket, until the early 1960s, when District Attorney Jim Garrison decided to clean up vice and corruption. After a jail stay, Wallace went legitimate as successfully as she had gone criminal, with a lucrative restaurant business — but it was love that would undo her in the end.

The Last Madam combines original research with Wallace’s personal memoirs, bringing to life an era in New Orleans history rife with charm and decadence, resurrecting “a secret world, like those uncovered by Luc Sante and James Ellroy” (Publishers Weekly). It reveals the colorful, unforgettable woman who reigned as an underworld queen and “capture[s] perfectly the essential, earthy complexity of the most fascinating city on this continent” (Robert Olen Butler).

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Just Saying

One thing I will never be asked to do is tattoo a full sleeve on a snake. They have no arms.

The Thought Readers (Mind Dimensions Book 1)
by Anna Zaires, Dima Zales
4.1 Stars (396 Reviews)
Genre: Fantasy | Mystery, Thriller & Suspense | Science Fiction

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A new series about mind readers from a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author

Everyone thinks I’m a genius.

Everyone is wrong.

Sure, I finished Harvard at eighteen and now make crazy money at a hedge fund. But that’s not because I’m unusually smart or hard-working.

It’s because I cheat.

You see, I have a unique ability. I can go outside time into my own personal version of reality — the place I call “the Quiet” — where I can explore my surroundings while the rest of the world stands still.

I thought I was the only one who could do this — until I met her.

My name is Darren, and this is how I became entangled with all the Russians and learned that I’m a Reader.

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The Wrangler’s Mail Order Bride: A Sweet Western Historical Romance (Wild West Frontier Brides Book 2)
by Cindy Caldwell, Ashley Merrick
4.2 Stars (132 Reviews)
Genre: Literature & Fiction

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Every family has things they can’t talk about. Or won’t.

For Clara Martin, the prospect of moving to New York from snowy Chicago is her only option after losing her bakery job. Resigned to her fate, she prepares to go… until a chance encounter with endangered horses reminds her of a letter she received from her friend, Sadie, asking her to come to Tombstone, Arizona Territory, to marry a horse wrangler, sight unseen.

For Hank Archer, the only son of gentleman rancher Beau Archer, riding the trail has taken its toll. He wants more than anything to stay put on the ranch and when his grandfather leaves him property nearby, he hopes it will be a way to start a new life. The only problem is that to inherit the property, he has to be married.

When Hank’s plans begin to crumble, he finds out that his new bride knows more about horses than he realized. And about people. Can she bring them all together and help Hank realize his dream?

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The Potential
by David Davies
4.5 Stars (35 Reviews)
Genre: Literature & Fiction

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What’s a threat? What’s to ignore? With the uncanny ability to take in all and size up the situation instantaneously, Chris Morehouse provides invaluable service as a chauffeur for the CIA in Bonn. Reacting from his usual instinct tempered with exceptional judgment, he saves the life of the US ambassador to Germany during a terrorist attack and gives the CIA further reason to prepare Chris for a greater role in the security of the United States.

Should Chris, a British citizen, dream so big? Will he live long enough to make dreams a reality? Life-threatening danger seems to follow him everywhere, even in his travels outside Europe. Does he have a wild imagination, as some in the FBI think, or is someone truly out to kill him?

In The Potential, David Davies ties together a plot twisting with terror, intrigue, and suspense spanning continents. From Germany to the Middle East to the United States, including the hallowed halls of Congress, justice struggles to leave its mark.

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Lost and Found
by Brandon Meyers, Bryan Pedas
4.3 Stars (38 Reviews)
Genre: Horror

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A ghostly novella of a haunted bed and breakfast in the Colorado mountains, where instead of pleasurable respite, guests find psychological terror. The story is told in two parts, in separate accounts, from two separate decades.

Pay the fee and receive your room key. We promise that Lost and Found is unlike any haunted tale you’ve ever read before.

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Mini Instant Pot Cookbook 2018: Superfast 3-Quart Models Electric Pressure Cooker Recipes – Cooking Healthy, Most Delicious & Easy Meals
by Philip Johnson
4.2 Stars (56 Reviews)
Genre: Arts & Photography | Nonfiction

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In this dedicated 3-Quart Instant Pot cookbook, you will find a hand-picked collection of Instant Pot recipes to prepare in a 3-Quart model at the comfort of your home. Making small size meals in Instant Pot is very easy and quick as it needs less amount of ingredients. It suits perfectly for a small size family or couples.

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Here Is A Preview Of What You Will Learn…

• The World Of Instant Pot

• Breakfast Recipes

• Protein Rich Poultry Recipes

• Nutritious Beans and Grains

• Fish and Seafood

• Healthy Stocks and Sauces Recipes

• Scrumptious Soups and Stews

• Meatless Cuisines

• Savory Beef, Lamb, and Pork Dishes

• Beef and Pork

• Classic Sides Snacks and Appetizers

• Desserts

• And Much, Much More

Get ready to explore a vibrant collection of healthy 3-quart Instant Pot recipes for all your cooking needs. Let’s get started.

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Stay Indoors!

Have you ever had one of those days when you knew it would be best to stay inside? I’m having one today. I just got mad at a butterfly for getting in my way. I was seriously angry. I took personal offense to the fact that he almost smacked me in the face. He was probably just trying to say hi and maybe even thank you for planting some nice flowers for him, and I was about ready to drop my gloves and go a few rounds with him. Sadly I know I would lose since I have no stamina. Yup… I’m going back inside and having a cup of coffee.

Whispered Lies: Web of Lies #1
by Kathleen Brooks
4.6 Stars (203 Reviews)
Genre: Romance | Mystery, Thriller & Suspense | Mystery

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When danger lurks in the shadows…

Government secrets are being sold and the newly sworn in President of the United States already feels out of options. Without knowing the full scope of the scandal, the president decides to turn to the one person he knows he can trust — former FBI Agent, Elizabeth James. Her deep distrust of the system is rooted in her unfair discharge from service. Now she sees a chance to restore her reputation and send a message to those that would use their power to destroy others’ lives.

Elizabeth James is ordered to do whatever it takes to end a criminal organization pulling the strings of the worlds’ governments to do their bidding. She’s also been told that this is completely off the books. If caught, the government will deny all knowledge of her and the mission. Elizabeth was ready to go it alone until a man with a chip on his shoulder mysteriously helps her when she’s under fire.

Dalton Cage had led his small group of elite Air Force Pararescuemen into the most dangerous parts of the world to rescue civilians and soldiers alike. He thought his time spent evading enemy fire was over after he was booted for ignoring an order he believed to be wrong. But enemy fire was nothing compared to the dangers he faced when he was offered a chance at redemption. All he had to do was provide back up to an undercover agent and he’d get a chance to rejoin his pararescue team. Danger strikes early and often as Elizabeth and Dalton begin their mission and find their hearts becoming involved. Now every decision could cost them their freedom… or their lives.

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by HJ Bellus
4.1 Stars (269 Reviews)
Genre: Romance | Literature & Fiction | Contemporary Fiction

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Blue Williams shines no matter the circumstance.
-Prettiest in her hometown
-Most talented cheerleader on her high school squad
-Valedictorian of the senior class
-Prom queen and runner up for Miss Teen Colorado
And the list goes on…

That’s until college, when she finds out nobody recognizes her, and if they do they couldn’t care less. Blending in is something Blue has longed for her entire life. Living in a dorm with a set of new friends is just what she needed to escape her stale life back home. For the first time, she’s seen for her talent and not her name or looks.

Cheer is her number one priority, considering a full-ride scholarship landed her at a prestigious university, and she intends to take advantage of it. A true beauty inside and out, Blue’s heart has always pumped competitive blood.

Until one night changes her forever… the beauty is gone, and all she has left are nasty, ugly memories. The man who saved her has a story of his own, with ninety percent of his body scarred.

What happens when the Beauty falls for the Beast?

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The Hard Kill (A John Stone Action Thriller Book 1)
by Allen Manning, Brian Manning
4.3 Stars (70 Reviews)
Genre: Thrillers | Suspense

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They want power. He’s going to bring them a war.

Retired Army Ranger John Stone has settled into his life as a bar owner in Great Falls, Montana. But news about the death of a brother-in-arms and the kidnapping of his goddaughter shakes his world apart.

John discovers the murder and abduction might involve the ex-wife of his fallen brother, and a prototype technology that could threaten the security of the free world.

Now, with time running out, John must rely on the abilities of his former life to save his goddaughter from the same fate as her father.

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The Chronicles of Benjamin Jamison Mission 1: The Scarab Moons
by Thomas Wright, Rosa Saba
4.2 Stars (52 Reviews)
Genre: Science Fiction | Science Fiction & Fantasy

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Before he put on the black armor with his namesake etched into the chest, he wore the same uniform as his brother and sister Alliance Marines. This is the story of Benjamin Jamison’s first mission — the one that would start it all, the one that would culminate five years later with his discharge, his selection to work for a general who ran slightly different ops than what the rest of the Corp was tasked with, and the people he served with along the way. There’s nothing like getting thrown in the fire on the first day and becoming a legend by the end of the week.

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Love, Lies, and Hocus Pocus Cat Magic: A Lily Singer Adventures Novella (A Lily Singer Cozy Fantasy Novella Book 0)
by Lydia Sherrer
4.7 Stars (29 Reviews)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense

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Saving the world is such a bother when it makes you late for your nap.

Blessed (or cursed, depending on who you ask) with human intelligence, Sir Edgar Allan Kipling, magical talking cat extraordinaire, spends most of his time keeping his human out of trouble. Of course, having a wizard for a human means that trouble is never far away.

When Sir Kipling’s human goes away for the weekend and leaves him to guard her magical library, things start out quiet. But when he discovers a witch smelling suspiciously of demon magic snooping in his human’s office, quiet goes out the window and chaos looms on the horizon. Will Sir Kipling be able to outwit the intruders before their mischief causes permanent damage?

If you are a cat person, you will adore this book. If you are a dog person, you will also adore this book, and upon completion will be inexplicably compelled to go out and adopt a cat. You have been warned.

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A Little Dark & A Little Sweet

"I've always believed that the best stories come out at night. Like my favorite chocolate, my books are a little dark and a little sweet. If you like supernatural suspense or paranormal thrillers, then these books are for you!" -Michelle Scott Stage Fright (Bit Parts...

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Time For Free

The Hallmark Original Movies were just too tempting this weekend and I couldn't resist. I have no idea why those movies just grab me and pull me in. They are all pretty much the same, and I love every second of it. I watched three of them this weekend and I consider...

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Not Who, But What

So my question is, now that I am not doing my baby basset's school walk-a-thon and I have more free time, do I go all out for Halloween and Christmas? The past few years planning the walk-a-thons have taken up all my energy and time, so I haven't added anything new to...

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