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Due to international copyrights, not all titles will be available or similarly priced outside of the United States. – Holly
Genre(s): Health Fitness & Dieting, Beauty, Grooming, & Style, Literature & Fiction, Drama, United States, Beauty & Fashion
P aris-born Danielle Bretancourt von Hoffman is a modern young woman with a natural gift. In the language of perfumery, she is a Nose, with the rare ability to recognize thousands of essences by memory.
The year is 1939, and on the day that England declares war on Germany, Danielle and her family are caught in the midst of a raging disaster sweeping across Europe.
Her life takes a tragic turn when her husband and their only son are stranded behind enemy lines. Summoning her courage, she spies for the French resistance, but is forced to flee Europe with fragments of her family. Destitute, she mines her talents to create a magnificent perfume that captures the hearts of Hollywood stars, then gambles to win wealth and success as a couturier. Her intelligence and flair attracts the adoration of Jonathan Newell-Grey, head of England’s top shipping conglomerate, and Cameron Murphy, Hollywood’s most charismatic star.
Danielle charts her course through devastating wartime losses and revenge; lustful lovers and loveless marriages; and valiant struggles to reunite her family. Set between privileged lifestyles and gritty realities, here is one woman’s story of courage, spirit, and resilience.
“SCENT OF TRIUMPH [is a] World War II epic.”
- Los Angeles Times
“SCENT OF TRIUMPH offers action, suspense and romance as it follows its intrepid heroine through the turbulent years of World War II, from the depths of tragedy to the heights of success. Fragrance lovers will enjoy the skillful way in which scent is woven into the story…and how the heroine’s experiences are filtered through her highly refined sense of smell.”
- Nancy Arnott, A&E Television Networks
“Filled with love, loss, struggle, triumph. Moran writes in such a way that you will feel as if you were transported back to the era. Her characters are well developed. Very unique, an enjoyable read.”
- Rebecca’s Reads Review
“Jan Moran is the new queen of the epic romance.”
- USA Today Bestselling Author Rebecca Forster, Author of Expert Witness
“I absolutely loved this story!”
- Carrie, a reader from Goodreads
“SCENT OF TRIUMPH is a rich tapestry that weaves fragrance into an already compelling story of love and perseverance during WWII. Jan’s skillful writing, combined with her wealth of olfactory knowledge, makes this a great read for all, but especially the perfume enthusiast.”
- Karen Adams, Sniffapalooza
Follow or contact Jan at janmoran.com, and on twitter @janmoran!
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Genre(s): Arts, Crafts & Music, Performing Arts, Literature & Fiction, Genre Fiction, Coming of Age, Teens
* *FINALIST, USA Book Awards, Young Adult Fiction, 2012**
A father’s selfish demands, broken booze bottles, and unconscious mothers are everyday fixtures in eighteen-year-old Samantha Becker’s life. Armed with her guitar and music to keep her comfort in a volatile world, Sam’s one dream to study classical guitar at Juilliard may very well be her salvation. But when her father’s careless actions lead to an “accident,” Sam’s ability to play the guitar dies along with her dreams of attending the renowned school. Losing all confidence in her future, Sam hides behind the emotional barriers that have protected her for years.
Just when Sam has given up, a budding friendship and an unexpected romance give her the hope she needs, forcing her to reevaluate all she’s ever known. With fresh conviction, Sam battles her father’s plans for her future, band mates using her for personal gain, and a permanent injury. But will it be enough? Julliard auditions are almost here. Time’s running out, and Sam must re-learn to play the guitar or give up her dreams forever.
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Genre(s): Literature & Fiction, Romance, Fantasy & Futuristic, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Fantasy, Epic
H OW FAR WOULD YOU TRAVEL FOR TRUE LOVE?
When Emily seeks professional help to deal with haunting dreams of a handsome stranger, she is thrown into horrifying memories of being kidnapped and almost murdered.
She embarks on an astonishing journey where she uncovers her true identity and is reunited with the only man she will ever love. But the evil that tore them apart still lurks, threatening to destroy their love and more than likely end their lives.
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Genre(s): Literature & Fiction, Genre Fiction, Horror, Occult, Mystery Thriller & Suspense, Thrillers, Psychological Thrillers
What he also was blissfully unaware of this beautiful Friday morning in May was that something had slowly been infiltrating his seemingly perfect world. The invasion was nearly complete, but the worst was yet to come.
“I think you know, Stevie boy. And if you continue to refuse you will collect sin’s wages. I will personally be responsible for dragging you to hell myself,” the thing that was not Officer Jeffries said and then turned back to the closet.
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Genre(s): Literature & Fiction, Romance, Contemporary, Fantasy & Futuristic, Paranormal
A fter losing her heart at sixteen, Eve Lafoy spent her life in a string of painful relationships. Now at twenty six, her life is comfortable without romance. No man is worth the effort.
In fact she is thriving and her life couldn’t be better.
But a surprise Sunday Brunch encounter with mysteriously handsome Malak Deville has Eve rethinking her thoughts as indifference changes into fascination and then into desire.
Malak Deville hides a secret. Yet, after his first time seeing Eve, he knew he enjoyed her company and she was just the woman he wanted to spend his life with.
Welcome to the wonderful world of Surreal Valley.
The land of Geeks, Angels and Paranormal Romance, better known as Silicon Valley California.
This is where the series begins. A world of fascinating, and outrageous characters full of jealously, envy, hope, love, betrayal and where a twist of the surreal exists.
Come and enjoy this wonderful story and take a wild and marvelous exciting adventurous ride , with fast moving, characters in peril, jump at you surprises, car crashes, twists-turns and romance with hidden secrets and surprises.
Set across the landscape stretching from the beautiful panoramic views of breathtaking Mount Hamilton, in the heart of Silicon Valley to the magical pull of San Francisco and Oakland California.
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