If Lucy, the pregnant anteater from Belize, didn’t kill the man found dead in her enclosure, who did? Zookeeper Teddy Bentley must find the real murderer before her Lucy is shipped off to another zoo. Then another human dies, the monkeys riot, and the wolves go nuts. And that’s just the beginning.
In Diablo Lake, Washington, a town populated by werewolves, witches, and more, magic woven deep into the earth protects the town's secrets from outsiders. Katie Grady left Diablo Lake to get over a humiliating breakup; but her family needs her help, so she's back, in a sublet right across the hall from the guy she's lusted after for years.
Picking the wrong men is a talent Meagan Mitchell has perfected. She's sweet, confident, beautiful--and single. With her thirtieth birthday sneaking up on her, she needs a new plan. No more Mr. Wrongs or Mr. Bads. It's time to find Mr. Safe.
When zookeeper Theodora 'Teddy' Bentley fishes the body of Koala Kate out of the harbor, she discovers that the zookeeper was strangled. And the clues to Koala Kate's killing implicate other animal keepers at the zoo. Meanwhile, to pay for repairs on her houseboat, Teddy agrees to appear on a weekly live television broadcast featuring misbehaving animals.
Teddy Bentley, zookeeper at the Gunn Zoo, takes the zoo's llama to a Renaissance fair in the Monterey Bay area and discovers the body of the Reverend Victor Emerson. A close look reveals a crossbow dart in the man's back. The investigation reveals that the Reverend was an escaped convict, and Teddy's mother becomes the chief murder suspect.
An exotic trip to Iceland puts Teddy the zookeeper in the middle of the murder case of a wealthy bird watcher. California zookeeper Theodora Bentley travels to Iceland to pick up an orphaned polar bear cub destined for the Gunn Zoo's newly installed Northern Climes exhibit. The trip is intended to be a combination of work and play. But on day two, while horseback riding near a picturesque seaside village, Teddy discovers a man lying atop a puffin burrow, shot through the head. The victim is identified as American bird watcher Simon Parr, winner of the largest Powerball payout in history. Is Teddy a witness -- or a suspect?
When Maverick Rylan -- the Raven Riders Motorcycle Club vice president -- learns that the only woman who has ever held his heart is in trouble, he'll move heaven and earth to save her. Alexa Harmon thought she had it all, but her dream is now a nightmare. Alexa realizes she's fallen for a facade she can't escape -- until sexy, dangerous Maverick offers her a way out.
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Successful New York editor Jen Gibbs is at the top of her game with her new position at Vida House Publishing -- until a mysterious manuscript appears on her desk. Turning the pages, Jen finds herself drawn into the life of Sarra, a mixed-race Melungeon girl trapped by dangerous men in turn-of-the-century Appalachia. A risky hunch may lead to The Story Keeper's hidden origins and its unknown author, but when the trail turns toward the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the price of a blockbuster book deal may be higher than she's willing to pay.
Allison Parker is looking for a fresh start, and Charlotte Crane wants to escape the facade of a perfect life. Their emerging friendship seems to be the answer that both of them are looking for... until everything falls apart.