The last thing Zach Sullivan wants is to take care of his brother's new puppy for two weeks. Until he meets the dog trainer, that is. Heather is bright, beautiful, and he can't stop thinking about her. Unfortunately, she just might be the only woman on earth who wants nothing to do with him. Heather Linsey can't believe she's stuck working with one of the city's top dogs, auto-shop tycoon Zach Sullivan. Especially when his focus is clear from the start--not only to learn how to deal with his temporary puppy, but also to make Heather his. Having sworn off love at seventeen when she realized it was nothing more than a pack of lies, she has stuck to her vow never to fall for a charming man. But as Heather's determination to push Zach away only fuels his determination to get closer--and the sensual and emotional connection between them grows more and more undeniable--will the biggest Sullivan bad boy of all tempt her into believing in love again?
"Bringing together a cast of fascinating characters in a riveting tale of ambition and corruption, politics, passion, and ultimate justice, Dangerous Games is a thrilling drama from #1 New York Times bestselling author Danielle Steel. Television correspondent Alix Phillips dodges bullets and breaks rules to bring the most important news to the world--from riots in America to protests on the streets of Tehran. With her daughter in college, and working alongside cameraman Ben Chapman, a deeply private ex-Navy SEAL, Alix revels in the risks and whirlwind pace of her work. But her latest assignment puts her at the center of an explosive story that will reshape many lives, including her own: investigating damning allegations involving the vice president of the United States, Tony Clark. Alix starts with a nationally revered woman who may be the key to exposing frightening secrets. Olympia Foster is the fragile, reclusive widow of America's most admired senator, who had been destined for the presidency before an assassin's bullet felled him. Since then, Olympia has found emotional support from Clark, who once wanted her as his wife and now stands as her protector and confidant. When Alix begins to dig deeper, federal agents pick up the trail. Then the threats begin. As the stakes rise in this dangerous game, Alix needs Ben's help as never before. And soon they realize they are grappling with an adversary far more sinister than they had imagined"-- Provided by publisher. "In this timely and intriguing novel, a TV journalist and ex-Navy SEAL delve deep under the surface of political influence and power to uncover the corruption that lies beneath. Risk-taking investigative television journalist Alix Phillips dashes from hot spot to hot spot around the world in the company of her equally intrepid camerman, ex-Navy SEAL Ben Chapman. Alix and Ben put their lives--and their hearts--on the line in a perilous assignment that has them in pursuit of a corrupt Vice President linked to the revered widow of a visionary, assassinated scion of a powerful political family"-- Provided by publisher.
A part of DC Rebirth! From writer Rob Williams, superstar artist Jim Lee and Philip Tan comes the new Suicide Squad! The government has once again handpicked the worst of the worst for its Task Force X. Harley Quinn, Deadshot, Captain Boomerang, Katana and Killer Croc. All deadly criminals sent on the most dangerous missions possible by a governement that wants them killed. But their newest challenge? A teammate so powerful that even this group of murderers and thieves can't control. Behind the pencils of Jim Lee and Philip Tan, as well as the pen of writer Rob Williams comes SUICIDE SQUAD VOL. 1! Also features SUICIDE SQUAD: REBIRTH #1! Rebirth honors the richest history in comics, while continuing to look towards the future. These are the most innovative and modern stories featuring the world's greatest superheroes, told by some of the finest storytellers in the business. Honoring the past, protecting our present, and looking towards the future. This is the next chapter in the ongoing saga of the DC Universe. The legacy continues.
HELL IS REAL. AND THE DEVIL IS COMING. Astrid Mueller is a world-famous horror novelist, a publicly reviled huckster and the all-powerful leader of a secretive cult whose tentacles reach into every sphere of American life. She's also humanity's last hope. You see, her organization's apocalyptic beliefs are neither fraud nor fiction. Ever since she was a child, Astrid has been able to see the extradimensional entities preying on our unsuspecting world, and she's used every ounce of her fame and fortune to stop them. But what if it's not enough? When a shocking attack takes the seemingly indestructible Astrid down, it's up to reporter Chloe Pierce and Mueller's inner circle to root out the conspirators who are plotting against her and the entire human race. Because behind closed doors-and underneath the skin-unimaginable evil is preparing its ultimate assault, and not even Astrid's inner sanctum, the Clean Room, can keep them out forever. Acclaimed talents Gail Simone and Jon Davis-Hunt continue their captivating new horror saga with CLEAN ROOM VOL. 2: EXILE.
It begins with the return of the Apocalypse Plague-a deadly disease that infected Gotham City and almost killed Robin-now in an even more virulent form. Batman, Robin, Nightwing and even Catwoman must find out the origin of this ancient virus before it is released worldwide. Their travels take them from the heart of Gotham halfway around the world to Sudan, where two of their greatest enemies are revealed to be the masterminds of this wicked plot. The stakes have never been this high and the question remains: Will Batman and his allies stop a relic of the past from dooming mankind's future? Now, for the first time ever, get the complete BATMAN: LEGACY storyline along with never-before-collected chapters that reveal the architects of the outbreak in BATMAN: LEGACY! Collects BATMAN #533, BATMAN SHADOW OF THE BAT #53, CATWOMAN #33-35, DETECTIVE COMICS #697-700 and ROBIN #31.
Introducing... Cheryl Blossom! The fiery red-head takes center stage as Archie and Veronica's worlds are torn apart as the two are living thousands of miles away from each other. What will happen to the rest of Archie's friends in Riverdale? And just what kind of havoc will Cheryl Blossom wreak? All the answers and more in the third volume of the SMASH HIT Archie series!
As Metropolis recovers from the devastating attack by Doomsday, a mysterious figure claiming to be Clark Kent steps into the spotlight to clear his name and prove once and for all that he is not the Man of Steel. But who is this mild-mannered reporter, really? And what impact will his sudden appearance have on the fragile new lives that Superman, Lois Lane and their son, Jon, have carefully built for themselves since escaping from their own doomed universe? The answers won't be easy to find-or easy to hear. But with the mysteries surrounding the loss of Superman's predecessor growing ever deeper, uncovering the truth has become a top priority for everyone, including self-appointed Superman Lex Luthor, the mysterious new Superwoman and the Daily Planet's best investigative reporter, Lois Lane-currently missing and presumed dead. Legendary writer Dan Jurgens is joined by top comics talents Patch Zircher, Stephen Segovia and Tom Grummett for this next great chapter in the saga of the Man of Steel! Also features an introductory tale from JUSTICE LEAGUE #52 and includes a special sketchbook section from Jurgens and Segovia.
After fleeing The Outsiders' company, Wirt stumbles upon hungry buzzards who agree to give him information on Greg's whereabouts in exchange for some "renovation" work on the place previously known as Pigeon Town. Pat McHale's Over the Garden Wall aired as Cartoon Network's first-ever original animated miniseries and has continued gathering fans ever since. The great response to our one-shot and follow-up limited series prompted us to return to the eerie Unknown for more stories in this new, ongoing series! We're thrilled to have Jim Campbell returning to join forces with fellow show writer Amalia Levari and artist Cara McGee for two original stories in each issue.
Everything is perfect in the fairy tale kingdom of Stardust . . . until the newly crowned (and a wee bit evil) Queen Malinda, has a birthday. Insecure and angry that she is aging, Queen Malinda casts a spell meant to rid the kingdom of children- including her own daughter, Evaline, and stepdaughter, Princess Katrina and capture their eternal youth. But when the spell badly backfires, all the adults in the land vanish. It is up to Princess Katrina and her new friends to try to break the evil spell and get things back to normal. That is, unless Evaline, who is more than happy to be in charge for once, has anything to say about it. Will the princesses and band of friends succeed on their quest, or will the adults be lost forever?
The year is 1888 and Jack the Ripper begins his reign of terror. Miss Sarah Bain, a photographer in Whitechapel, is an independent woman with dark secrets. In the privacy of her studio, she supplements her meager income by taking illicit #x93;boudoir photographs" of the town's local ladies of the night. But when two of her models are found gruesomely murdered within weeks of one another, Sarah begins to suspect it's more than mere coincidence. Teamed with a motley crew of friends--including a street urchin, a gay aristocrat, a Jewish butcher and his wife, and a beautiful young actress--Sarah delve.
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