Life Swap: A funny feel good read about starting again

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'I was hooked ...my feel good read of 2016!' The Writing Garnet

She wanted a new life and true love. But the grass isn’t always greener on the other side…

All Polly has to her name is a string of failed relationships and a mountain of debt. She sees herself as a hopeless case and would do anything to change her luck.

So when she’s given the opportunity to swap all she’s ever known for a life of luxury, Polly jumps at the chance. Soon, it’s all diamonds, spa days and celebrity parties. Now all that's missing from her life is a bit of romance. Will hunky Matt be the man to heal her broken heart?

But money can’t always buy you happiness. Can the life she’s always dreamed of get in the way of true love?

A witty, heart warming read, perfect for fans of Debbie Johnson and Carole Matthews.

Praise for Life Swap:

'Life Swap is such great fun and hugely entertaining with an amazing twist at the end that I didn't see coming at all.' The Book Magnet

'Witty, funny and a great pick me up!' Mum Reinvented Blog

'I'm no stranger to this author's work. She is always very funny, witty and writes a cracking story. Her books come with a guarantee: that they will amuse, entertain, delight and have you raring for more' Cath 'n' Kindle Book reviews

'This made me laugh out loud ...lots of tender and emotional times too.' StefLoz Book Reviews.

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Bookouture
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Apr 22, 2016
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326
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9781910751725
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English
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Fiction / Contemporary Women
Fiction / Romance / Contemporary
Fiction / Romance / Romantic Comedy
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LOVE IN NEW YORK SERIES READING ORDER
Love in New York: Book 1 (Lost and Found)
Love in New York: Book 2 (Cabin Fever)
Love in New York: Book 3 (Mister Fixit)

HERE’S WHAT READERS ARE SAYING ABOUT LOVE IN NEW YORK, BOOK 2:

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About this series: I’d never been to New York City before, but I knew I would love it and wanted to write a story that was set in the most exciting city in the world. So I hopped on a plane with my friend Susan and spent 5 whirlwind days there, soaking up the culture, seeing the sights and nailing down the scenes that would eventually end up in this series. Those of you familiar with New York City know what I’m talking about when I say you just can’t beat Russ and Daughters’ bagels, Central Park, Times Square, Brooklyn, and Yonnah Schimmels’ knishes. 

NEW YORK TIMES and USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR, ELLE CASEY, brings readers book 1 of 3 in the contemporary romance LOVE IN NEW YORK Series. With over 300 5-star ratings on Goodreads for Book 1, readers love the Love in New York Series!

Sometimes engagement rings can get lost and then found. Sometimes people can too. All it takes is a heavy-duty dose of karma and the magic of Manhattan to make it all come together.

Leah is a financially destitute new age hippy. James is a wealthy surgeon with a trust fund. She's awkward, he's poised. She's completely crazy, he's way too sane. People might say they have nothing in common, but they'd be wrong. They both live in Manhattan, they both have no idea how to change a baby diaper, and they're both lost … until they find one another.

LOVE IN NEW YORK SERIES READING ORDER
Love in New York: Book 1 (Lost and Found)
Love in New York: Book 2 (Cabin Fever)
Love in New York: Book 3 (Mister Fixit)

HERE’S WHAT READERS ARE SAYING ABOUT LOVE IN NEW YORK, BOOK 1:
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Her breath rose and fell in fearful gasps but it was too late. She could already see what she dreaded most. The back seat was empty. 

Her little girl was gone. 

Abigail lives the perfect life with her doting husband and adorable baby Izzy. But someone knows a secret about Abigail and they want the truth to be told.

When Izzy is snatched from a carpark, it becomes as case for Detective Robyn Carter. Someone has been sending threatening messages to Abigail from an anonymous number. What is Abigail hiding? 

Roby’s instincts tell her there’s a connection between Izzy’s abduction and two murders she is investigating. But the last time she acted on impulse her fiancé was killed. To break this case and earn her place back on the force, she must learn to trust herself again – and fast. Robyn is on the hunt for a ruthless serial killer. And unless she gets to the twisted individual in time a little girl will die ….

Gripping, fast paced and nail-bitingly tense, this serial killer thriller will chill you to the bone. Perfect for fans of Angela Marsons, Rachel Abbott and Karin Slaughter.

What everyone is saying about Little Girl Lost:

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'The suspense was fantastic ...the drive to keep turning pages was overpowering ...really well written I want more!' The Belgian Reviewer

'This book totally gripped me from start to finish. It is a very cleverly crafted thriller which leaves no loose ends. Five stars!' Sincerely Book Angels

'I was gripped from the first page it was really good. I couldn't put it down, I was engaged right through to the end of the book. A solid 5 out of 5.' Bonnie's Book Talk

'If I didn’t have do to things like work, Little Girl Lost would have been a one-sitting read. As it was, it was still a one day read before work, at lunch, and finishing it up late last night. It was that suspenseful.' Unrepetant Bibliovores

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'OMG what can I say? This is the first book I have read by Carol Wyer and I find it very hard to believe that this is her first thriller. I was totally hooked from the first page and the suspense kept delivering all the way through the book right to the last page with several red herrings to keep the reader guessing. This is a very special book that has all the makings of a bestseller and I eagerly await the next in the series.' All Things Books

'An exciting female detective and thrilling storytelling ...I'm already looking forward to the next book in the series!' Reviewing and Recommended Reads

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'This was certainly a gripping read, Carol Wyer presents the reader with a large jigsaw puzzle, or that's what it feels like I found myself constantly wondering how the pieces would fit together, but the author very skilfully puts them all together in the most spectacular way. I will certainly read the next book in the series without hesitation' The Book Review Cafe 

'Can't wait to see what is next in store for D.I.Robyn Carter!' Best Crime Books and More
‘This book was fantastic and it kept me gripped from the first page and I read it in a day, I really, really didn't want to put it down – it’s one of the best I've read so far in 2017 … Would not hesitate to give the book 5 stars!!’ Donna’s Book Blog

 

Colourful, plastic boats were scattered in puddles on the floor. In the bathtub lay Linda Upton, fully-clothed, lips a shade of blue, and bloodshot eyes wide open.

 

When a young mother is found drowned in the bath, clutching a receipt saying ‘all debts paid’, Detective Robyn Carter knows it’s just the beginning of a harrowing case. She recognises the signs of a serial killer, and a second victim with a receipt confirms her worst fears.

 

There are no witnesses. The victims had no debts. With the body count rising and the local press whipping the public into a frenzy, Robyn is under pressure to solve the crime in record time. But her team can’t find a link between the victims, and the cracks are starting to show.

 

Just when her leads have dried up, Robyn discovers photographs in two of the victims’ houses, which she thinks could unlock the case. But as she hones in on the killer’s shocking motive, one of her own is put in terrible danger.

 

Can Robyn stop the most twisted killer of her career before it’s too late?

 

A heart-pounding, one-sitting serial killer thriller that will hook you from the first page till the last. Perfect for fans of Angela Marsons, Rachel Abbott and Karin Slaughter.

 

What readers are saying about the Secrets of the Dead:

‘Fantastic! So good to the point that I finished it in just over a day! ... Wow, wow, wow. This was a great book!! ... kept me hooked from page one ... genuinely didn’t guess who it was until it was revealed! There are lots of twists and turns, and a great ending! I can’t wait for the next book!!’ Stardust Book Reviews 5*


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‘Thrilling, suspenseful and nail-biting ... will keep you up on edge and not wanting to stop reading. Carol has definitely succeeded in keeping her fans enthralled!’ A Jersey Girl 5*

 

‘Carol Wyer  IS. ON. FIRE. ... I LOVED it ... The creep factor and suspense run high throughout the pages ... excellent.’ Prose and Palate 5*

 

‘Gave you that 'just one more page' feeling.’ Goodreads Reviewer

 

‘Carol Wyer has hit another home-run ... really drew me in from the start. This killer displays a whole other level of creepy crazy ... Gripping and engrossing, this series is quickly becoming another firm favourite for me and I'm already eagerly awaiting the next one.’ Novel Deelights 5*

 

‘Wow ... awesome ... kept me gripped right from the start through to the last page.  It was a real page turner that I couldn't put down ... a solid 5 stars.’ Bonnie’s Book Talk 5*

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‘Chilling crime novel ... I love DI Robyn Carter and really feel for her ... instantly hooked at the beginning the tension kept me enthralled throughout.’ Sincerely Book Angels

 

‘Read in 2 sittings couldn't put it down.’ Best Crime Books and More

 

‘Opens at ‘Break-Neck Speed’ ... will take you on a thrilling ride that you won’t want to get off ... a fast-paced, intriguing ‘OMG I NEED TO READ MORE’ type of plotline, once started there is no going back. I couldn’t put the book down I needed to read it all, definitely a one-sitting read. I Dare You To Ignore Secrets of the Dead.’ Sweet Little Book Blog 5*

A New York Times bestseller!

The Mount Trilogy continues with Defiant Queen... 


I’m his entertainment. His toy. Payment on a debt.

I tell myself I hate him, but every time he walks into the room, my body betrays me. How can I want him and fear him in the same moment?

They told me he’d mess with my head. Make it go to war with my body.

But I didn’t realize it would be complete anarchy.

I should’ve known better. When Mount’s involved, there are no rules.

I will not surrender. I will not show weakness. I’ll stand my ground and make it out of this bargain with my heart and soul intact.

But he has other plans . . .


Defiant Queen is the second book of the Mount Trilogy and should be read after Ruthless King. Mount and Keira's story concludes in Sinful Empire. 



Reading order:

Ruthless King

Defiant Queen

Sinful Empire

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"So hot and explosive, I recommend having the fire department on standby." -New York Times bestselling author Laurelin Paige



"Meghan takes us a sexy and gritty non-stop journey that kept my heart in my throat and my body primed! Lachlan Mount is the king and he is mine!"— T Gephart, USA Today bestselling author.



‘This is one book hangover I never want to wake from.’ ~Harper Sloan, New York Times bestselling author




"This is my new favorite series EVER!" – Candi Kane, Dirty Laundry Review



"This right here...THIS is the type of romance that I LIVE FOR! Brutally beautiful and one of the SEXIEST reads of the year! Meghan March is CONQUERING this genre!" ~Shayna Renee, Shayna Renee's Spicy Reads




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One girl found dead. Another girl gone...

 

Long shadows danced on the tin walls. Inside the trunk lay Carrie Miller, wrapped in plastic, arms folded across her ribcage, lips sealed tight forever.

 

When, a girl’s body is found at a Midlands storage unit, it is too decomposed for Detective Robyn Carter to read the signs left by the killer.

 

No one knows the woman in blue who rented the unit; her hire van can’t be traced. But as the leads run dry another body is uncovered. This time the killer’s distinctive mark is plain to see, and matching scratches on the first victim’s skeleton make Robyn suspect she’s searching for a serial killer.

 

As Robyn closes in on the killer’s shocking hunting ground, another girl goes missing, and this time it’s someone close to her own heart.

 

Robyn can’t lose another loved one. Can she find the sickest individual she has ever faced, before it’s too late?

 

An utterly gripping and darkly compelling detective thriller that will have fans of Robert Dugoni, Angela Marsons and James Patterson hooked from the very start. You will not guess the ending!

 

What readers are saying about The Missing Girls:

‘Absolutely blew me away! ... man was this amazing! ... Would I recommend this book? YES! A million times yes! I can’t say enough amazing things about The Missing Girls.’ Mini Mac Reviews, 5 stars

 

‘Fantastic, right from page one I was totally hooked. I loved the characters, the story, and the writing style, everything about it.  This book was full of twists and turns, it was emotional, dark in places and impossible to put down. I genuinely didn’t guess the ending which was awesome! ... one of the best books that I have read so far in 2017. Totally deserves 5 Stars.’ Bonnies Book Talk, 5 stars

 

‘Wow, wow, wow!! What a fantastic book ... I literally cannot wait until the next book. This series is getting stronger with every book, and if you haven’t read them yet, then this is a huge recommendation for you to do so. Fantastic author, fantastic series, fantastic book! Five big fat stars!’ Stardust Book Reviews, 5 stars

 

‘Truly gripping and compelling ... holy cow, the ending! Talk about being utterly sucker-punched! I was so blown away, I almost thought the world tilted off its axis! ... I can hardly wait to get my grabby hands on book four! Did I mention that ending?!’ Novel Delights, 5 stars

 

‘Wow! Where to start? I absolutely loved this book and was actually sad when I finished it ... I was so so sad to bid farewell to Robyn Carter. She is such a fabulous character. She is strong, intelligent, tough but compassionate ... This is one of the best crime books I have read this year ... I am eagerly awaiting the next book! Like really REALLY cannot wait for the next book! I highly recommend this book.’ Goodreads Reviewer

 

‘Holy Missing Girls Batman by Carol Wyer. Okay, that’s not the real title of the book, but that’s how I felt after I read it. WOW ... The Missing Girls is five no-brainer stars for me. I simply can’t wait for the next instalment.’ Dark Twisty Books, 5 stars

 

‘Bloody Brilliant! ... sensational, suspenseful and gripping ...  I'm now eagerly awaiting the next instalment.’ Sincerely Book Angels

 

‘Worms its way into your brain and you can't let it go! ... I fell in love with the writing and could not put it down ... Loved it.’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars

 

‘It had me gripped and I had to read just one more chapter, and another one … After getting to the end of this one I really, really can’t wait for the next one!’ Stef Loz Book Reviews, 5 stars

 

‘Stayed up too late to read it one sitting, unable to put it down ... an excellent read ... which I have no hesitation in recommending.’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars

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