First things first. In this very first NOOK First post of the year, I want you to be among the first readers to find out about some really great new books.
The following are just a handful of the books currently available, so be sure to explore our full NOOK First collection.
A wealthy, if dysfunctional, family sets out on a $600 million island treasure hunt, all at the behest of a vengeful deceased matriarch. Among the competitors is Rule Danforth, who left his rarefied family to pursue the protection of a rare zebra breed. But now he’s lost his land and needs a windfall in order to continue his worthy efforts. Along for the ride is a local woman, Mandy McRae, who vows to help Rule claim the reward, but may have other less-pure motives as well.
Tonight and Always by Linda Lael Miller
A classic paranormal tale by bestselling author Linda Lael Miller—now available on NOOK.
Kristina's beauty befits a child of vampires, but she does not possess the seductive gifts of her parents. Her cursed bloodline remains, making her immortal. The one time she dared give her heart to a mortal man, she suffered the torment of his immortality, and vowed never to love again—until now.
A glacial volcano awakens with a series of eruptions, stranding ex-cop Hobson at 66 degrees north, where human behavior is as unpredictable as the weather. Hobson's quickly ensnared in a bizarre murder investigation involving Gummi, a road-weary homicide detective; Jon Kari, an amoral entrepreneur; Snorri, a brutal pimp; and Ulfar, a homicidal sheep farmer. As Hobson falls in with a group of enigmatic tourists trying to survive the volcanic aftermath, the chase for a killer pushes them all to the icy edge of the inhabitable world.
Aria by Susan Segal
Eve Miller has lost her husband and children and lies in an Australian hospital, wondering if there is anything to live for. Then she accepts an invitation from a flamboyant, aging opera diva to stay at her New York home, and finds herself drawn back into life in ways she never expected. This remarkable debut explores women's relationships, the nature of fame, and the forces that keep us going in the face of heartbreak.
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