Michele Jaffe

1 The Stargazer

Author : Michele Jaffe
Genre :  Historical  Books  Mysteries & Thrillers  Romance  Historical 
Price :  $0.99
Release Date :  2014-01-07
Description :  The midnight shadows of Renaissance Venice conceal intrigue, romance...and murder.<br />"Combines historical context with lush sensuality and nuanced wit." — Publisher's Weekly&#xa0;Bianca Salva's love of science has led her to defy the conventions of her day and illicitly practice medicine among the poor of Venice. She's managed to keep her pass time a secret—until she is discovered over the lifeless body of a young courtesan, by the last person she'd ever want to see.<br /><br />Ian Foscari, Conte d'Aosto, is known for being rich, handsome...and heartless. Finding Bianca over the dead body, he concludes she's the murderer. Yet for reasons he cannot explain, her protests move him. He offers to give her one week to prove her innocence, but she'll have to move into his house and be his prisoner. Her other option: the authorities and certain death.<br />Bianca has no choice but to agree to his maddening terms. She's furious at having to cede her hard won freedom, and unprepared for the effect of his presence on her, for the longings he awakes in parts of her body she's only studied in books. As Bianca struggles to focus on finding the killer, Ian fights his own battle between the undeniable attraction he feels for her and the painful scars of his past.&#xa0;<br />When their mutual attraction blazes to life, they are both dazzled by it's force. Passion burns through their reserves, teaching them both to trust again. Love again. But this fragile alliance is soon tested. Lured into a web of scheming and betrayal, Bianca and Ian find themselves in a race against the clock to save their lives, their hearts, and the city of Venice itself.<br />"Jaffe...develops a sensual, exciting, and amusing tale, richly embellished with details of Renaissance life."&#xa0;— Library Journal<br /><br />"Jaffe's characters are intriguing, and the plot's many twists and turns are wonderfully entertaining."&#xa0;— Booklist

2 Prom Nights from Hell

Author : Stephenie Meyer, Kim Harrison, Meg Cabot, Lauren Myracle & Michele Jaffe
Genre :  Horror, Monsters & Ghosts  Books  Young Adult  Fiction  Fantasy 
Price :  $9.99
Release Date :  2009-10-13
Description :  Five amazing authors. <br /><br />Five unforgettable stories.<br /><br />In this exciting collection of paranormal tales, best-selling authors Stephenie Meyer (Twilight), Kim Harrison (Once Dead, Twice Shy), Meg Cabot (How to Be Popular), Lauren Myracle (ttyl), and Michele Jaffe (Bad Kitty) take prom mishaps to a whole new level—a truly hellish level. Wardrobe malfunctions and two left feet don't hold a candle to discovering your date is the Grim Reaper—and he isn't here to tell you how hot you look.<br /><br />From angels fighting demons to a twisted take on getting what you wish for, these five stories will entertain better than any DJ in a bad tux can. No corsage or limo rental necessary. Just good, creepy fun.

3 The Water Nymph

Author : Michele Jaffe
Genre :  Suspense  Books  Romance  Historical 
Price :  $2.99
Release Date :  2014-01-07
Description :  In Renaissance England, love is the most dangerous gamble.<br /><br />"The embattled romance between Crispin and Sophie...will utterly delight the reader." —Abilene Reporter-News&#xa0;Crispin Foscari, one of Queen Elizabeth's most trusted spies, leaves nothing to chance. So he's surprised when he's informed he has two weeks to clear his name of an accusation of treason, or face the executioner's noose.<br /><br />Sophie Champion is a hero to women of London, dedicating her seemingly endless resources to helping free them from bondage to men. But when her investigation into the death of her beloved godfather brings her to the attention of Crispin Foscari, known as "The Earl of Scandal", under precarious circumstances, she is suddenly the one who needs liberating.&#xa0;&#xa0;Even as his mind warns him to stay away from the the seductive siren, Crispin proposes a wager. Working together they pit their wits against a calculating enemy by day, and fight their searing attraction at night. As they inch closer to identifying the killer they grow closer to one another. Until finally their passion explodes—with deadly consequences.&#xa0;&#xa0;<br />"A&#xa0;writer to watch."&#xa0; —Publisher's Weekly

4 Lady Killer

Author : Michele Jaffe
Genre :  Historical  Books  Romance  Suspense 
Price :  $2.99
Release Date :  2014-01-07
Description :  It’s a race against the clock—and natural law—when a murderer seems to return from the dead, hellbent on killing again.<br />“Sexy ... Breathtaking ...&#xa0;Full of suspense and drama ... A wonderfully original read.” —Jane Feather, New York Times bestselling author of AN UNSUITABLE BRIDE<br /><br />Clio Thornton’s interest in solving the mysteries plaguing 16th-century London has put her at odds with her wealthy family. Stumbling upon a grisly murder, she’s determined to investigate it, even when all of her discoveries point to an impossible killer: the Vampire of London, vanquished by Viscount Miles Loredan, the soon-to-be husband of her cousin.&#xa0;Miles Loredan killed the Vampire of London three years ago. When Clio comes to him with her theories, Miles finds them impossible to believe. But intrigued by her passion and her beauty, Miles agrees to hire her and support her investigation. What starts as a professional relationship soon becomes personal—and dangerous. Because Miles is betrothed to another woman. And Clio is the Vampire's next target.

5 Bad Girl

Author : Michele Jaffe
Genre :  Suspense  Books  Romance  Contemporary  Mysteries & Thrillers 
Price :  $4.99
Release Date :  2003-07-08
Description :  <i>She never meant for it to happen. . . .<br /><br /></i>For Chicago Thomas, aka Windy, it was an offer too good to refuse: the chance to head the forensics lab at the Las Vegas Police Department. With her six-year-old daughter in tow, Windy moves to Sin City hoping to start over with a loving fiancé—far from the sad memories of a first marriage that ended in tragedy. But the job of her dreams is about to take a nightmarish turn.<br /><br /><i>She wanted to be a good girl. . . .<br /><br /></i>Though the first murders appear to be random, they are savage in their intensity: an entire family, butchered in their own home. Only a few days later, another family meets the same grisly fate. To Ash Leighton, the enigmatic chief of the Metro Violent Crime Unit, the signs are clear: a serial killer is stalking Las Vegas.<br /><br /><i>But she just couldn’t help herself. . . .<br /><br /></i>In a breathless race against time, the lines between good and bad, right and wrong, begin to blur, and Windy and Ash find themselves irresistibly drawn to each other. In a town where nothing is what it seems, only the evidence doesn't lie. And Windy may have to pay for the truth with her life. Sometimes being good is dangerous.<br /><br /><i>From the Trade Paperback edition.</i>

6 Rosebush

Author : Michele Jaffe
Genre :  Coming of Age  Books  Young Adult  Fiction  Crime & Mystery 
Price :  $9.99
Release Date :  2010-12-07
Description :  Instead of celebrating Memorial Day weekend on the Jersey Shore, Jane is in the hospital surrounded by teddy bears, trying to piece together what happened last night. One minute she was at a party, wearing fairy wings and cuddling with her boyfriend. The next, she was lying near-dead in a rosebush after a hit-and-run.<br /> Everyone believes it was an accident, despite the phone threats Jane swears were real. But the truth is a thorny thing. As Jane's boyfriend, friends, and admirers come to visit, more memories surface-not just from the party, but from deeper in her past . . . including the night her best friend Bonnie died.<br /><br /> With nearly everyone in her life a suspect now, Jane must unravel the mystery before her killer attacks again. Along the way, she's forced to examine the consequences of her life choices in this compulsively readable thriller.<br />

7 Secret Admirer

Author : Michele Jaffe
Genre :  Suspense  Books  Romance  Historical 
Price :  $2.99
Release Date :  2014-01-07
Description :  She's got murder in mind. &#xa0;<br />“Sexy ... Breathtaking ...&#xa0;Full of suspense and drama ... A wonderfully original read.” —Jane Feather, New York Times bestselling author of AN UNSUITABLE BRIDE<br /><br />Lady Tuesday Arlington has always used her painting as a refuge from the nightmares that plague her sleep. When her husband is murdered in a setting that uncannily resembles one of Tuesday’s paintings, the young widow becomes the prime suspect.<br />Lawrence Pickering, the Earl of Arden and an investigator in service of Queen Elizabeth I, begins to follow Tuesday’s every move, certain of her guilt—until Tuesday becomes a target herself. Intrigued by her knowledge of the crime scenes as well as her stunning beauty, Lawrence vows to protect her. But how can he stop a killer who appears capable of the impossible—invading Tuesday’s mind?&#xa0;

8 Kitty Kitty

Author : Michele Jaffe
Genre :  Coming of Age  Books  Young Adult  Fiction  Crime & Mystery  Humor 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2009-03-30
Description :  Jasmine had everything a girl could want.1<br /><br />So it wasn't her idea of SuperFun to move halfway around the world to Venice, Italy, leaving her fab pals and hot new boyfriend back in Los Angeles.2 But Venice isn't so bad . . .<br /><br />Until Jasmine's Evil Hench cousin, Alyson, and her Best Fiend Veronique arrive,3 Jasmine's secret plan to jet to California is foiled,4 her boyfriend starts hanging with someone named Candy,5 and her only friend in Venice turns out to be in deadly peril.6<br /><br />Faster than you can say "gelato," Jasmine is caught up in a catastrophic caper featuring a runaway heiress, a smoldering gondolier, 142 kinds of pizza, and a bothersome kitty. But before she can face off against a dangerous adversary, she has to face herself.<br /><br />While wearing white leather pants.7<br /><br />1 Rock star boyfriend, , fabulous pals, . . . <br />2 No, this was the work of Dadzilla, smiter of life's happiness. <br />3 They ask to be called by their faerie names, Sapphyre and Tiger's*Eye. No, I am not joking. What? I'm supposed to keep the scary stuff inside the book?<br />4 Hello Dadzilla!<br />5 Who may or may not have perfect hair and boobs and be able to communicate with dolphins.<br />6 Not that anyone believes it. Until— What? That is for inside the book too? Okay, fine.<br />7 Only part of the time. The rest of the time I have to wear . . . oh, right. ScArY stuff inside.

9 Minders

Author : Michele Jaffe
Genre :  Dystopian  Books  Young Adult  Fiction  Romance  Crime & Mystery 
Price :  $9.99
Release Date :  2014-01-30
Description :  <b>"A dark, dangerous and twisty near-future mystery from the incomparable Michelle Jaffe. Don't miss this book!"--Melissa de la Cruz,&#xa0;<i>New York Times</i> Bestselling&#xa0;Author of <i>Blue Bloods</i><br /><br />Q: If the boy you love commits a crime, would you turn him in?</b><br /><br />Sadie Ames is a type-A teenager from the wealthy suburbs. She's been accepted to the prestigious Mind Corps Fellowship program, where she'll spend six weeks as an observer inside the head of Ford, a troubled boy with a passion for the crumbling architecture of the inner city. There's just one problem: Sadie's fallen in love with him.<br /><br /><b>Q: What if the crime is murder?</b><br /><br />Ford Winters is haunted by the murder of his older brother, James. As Sadie falls deeper into his world, dazzled by the shimmering pinpricks of color that form images in his mind, she begins to think she knows him. Then Ford does something unthinkable.<br /><br /><b>Q: What if you saw it happen from inside his mind?</b><br /><br />Back in her own body, Sadie is faced with the ultimate dilemma. With Ford's life in her hands, she must decide what is right and what is wrong. And how well she can really ever know someone, even someone she loves.<br /><br /><b>A high concept, cinematic read with a surprising twist, <i>MINDERS</i> asks the question: who is really watching who?</b>

10 Loverboy

Author : Michele Jaffe
Genre :  Suspense  Books  Romance  Contemporary  Mysteries & Thrillers 
Price :  $4.99
Release Date :  2004-06-01
Description :  <b>LOVER BOY IS DYING TO COME OUT AND PLAY.<br /><br />The rules: </b>Two weeks before he intends to slowly and sadistically kill his prey, Loverboy sends a collage of the future crime scene to the FBI. If the agents can solve the riddles of the collage in time, they can save the victim. Loverboy thinks that’s more than fair. It’s not his fault the feds have already failed five times.<br /><br /><b>The players:</b> Rosalind Carnow was last seen alone in her Las Vegas hotel room. No one knows where she is now—except Loverboy, and he’s not saying a word. Imogen Page, an FBI agent with a painful past and uncertain future, may be the only person who can find her—and she is determined to decipher Loverboy’s brilliant but deranged puzzle. If Loveboy lets her get that far.<br /><br /><b>The game: </b>Imogen matches wits with a homicidal mastermind, a fiercely intelligent opponent. Armed with her extraordinarily keen sense for detection, she must do for Rosalind what could not be done for Loverboy’s previous victims: save her life.<br /><br /><i>From the Trade Paperback edition.</i>

11 Ghost Flower

Author : Michele Jaffe
Genre :  Coming of Age  Books  Young Adult  Fiction  Crime & Mystery 
Price :  $9.99
Release Date :  2012-04-12
Description :  Eve, a runaway, finds a new job at a coffee shop on the outskirts of Tuscon. When she's approached by two wealthy teens who claim she bears an uncanny resemblance to their missing cousin Aurora, her life takes a turn for the dark and mysterious. Drawn into a scheme to win Aurora's inheritance, Eve finds herself impersonating the girl, who disappeared three years ago on the night her best friend Elizabeth died. But when Liza's ghost begins to haunt Eve, doing harm to the people close to her under the guise of "protecting" her, Eve finds herself in a nightmare maze of lies and deception that leads her to question even her own identity. She realizes her only chance is to uncover the truth about what happened the night Liza died, and to find Liza's killer - before she's next. <br /><br /> This teen thriller by Michele Jaffe will keep readers turning pages well into the night.

12 Bad Kitty

Author : Michele Jaffe
Genre :  Coming of Age  Books  Young Adult  Fiction  Humor  Crime & Mystery 
Price :  $2.99
Release Date :  2009-10-06
Description :  Meet Jasmine forensic supersleuth and unwitting victim of a naughty feline.<br /><br />All Jasmine really wants is to enjoy her family vacation in Las Vegas. And avoid her evil cousin Alyson and Alyson's best fiend, Veronique. And show her suspicious dad that she can be a Model Daughter. And maybe meet the hot guy she's been eyeing from across the pool. It that too much to ask?<br /><br />Apparently, yes. One moment she's an innocent bylounger, the next the central figure in a Las Vegas-sized mystery. Fortunately, Jasmine is both a forensics enthusiast and possessed of some very, well, special friends. Polly, Tom, and Roxy crash the vacation, BeDazzle Jasmine's wardrobe, and find themselves key players in the most outrageous adventure in a town known for outrageous adventures.<br /><br />All because of a very bad kitty.

13 The gap

Author : Michele Jaffe
Genre :  Action & Adventure  Books  Young Adult  Fiction 
Price :  $16.99
Release Date :  2011-09-01
Description :  Quando Jane si trasferisce nel New Jersey, la nuova scuola le sembra una meraviglia: fa subito amicizia con le due ragazze più in vista dell’istituto, Kate e Langley, entrambe ricchissime e bellissime. Il trio diventa inseparabile e il loro tempo trascorre senza preoccupazioni tra la scelta di un abito e i commenti sui ragazzi. Una notte, però, Jane viene scaraventata da un’auto in corsa e finisce priva di sensi in un cespuglio di rose. Quando si risveglia in ospedale, non ricorda nulla di quanto è accaduto e il suo corpo è completamente paralizzato; inoltre riceve strani regali da un ammiratore che rimane nell’ombra e una serie di telefonate minacciose. Tutte le persone che le stanno attorno sono convinte che Jane abbia delle allucinazioni causate dai medicinali, ma un po’ alla volta lei riesce a mettere insieme i pezzi e a ricostruire la sera dell’incidente. Quello che scoprirà sarà lontano da ogni possibile verità e la trascinerà in un incubo che sembra non avere fine...

14 Hantise

Author : Michele Jaffe & Laure Porché
Genre :  Fiction  Books  Young Adult 
Price :  $12.99
Release Date :  2011-01-19
Description :  Heurtée de plein fouet par un chauffard, la jolie Jane est laissée pour morte dans un rosier. Elle ne se souvient pas de ce qui s'est passé, mais d'étranges messages laissés sur le miroir de l'hôpital et des menaces téléphoniques instillent en elle le doute : a-t-elle réellement été victime d'un accident, ou quelqu'un a-t-il vraiment tenté de la supprimer ? Qui ? Serait-elle en train de perdre la tête ? Et si le tueur était tout proche ?

15 Nuits d'enfer au paradis

Author : Meg Cabot, Stephenie Meyer, Kim Harrison, Michele Jaffe & Lauren Myracle
Genre :  Fiction  Books  Young Adult 
Price :  $7.99
Release Date :  2008-04-16
Description :  Un recueil de cinq nouvelles délicieusement effrayantes. Des bals de promo de lycée tournant à l'horreur, des vampires diablement séduisants et de jolies filles, bref quand la beauté et le cauchemar s'associent, la littérature se pimente !

16 Wer schön sein will, muss sterben

Author : Michele Jaffe
Genre :  Literary  Books  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $10.99
Release Date :  2012-11-20
Description :  Es war die Nacht, in der sie glücklich sein wollte. Doch es wurde die Nacht, in der sie sterben sollte.Der fesselnde Thriller ›Wer schön sein will muss sterben‹ endlich als Taschenbuch&#34;In der einen Minute gehörst du zu den beliebtesten Mädchen deiner Schule, bist mit dem heißesten Typen der Stadt zusammen und tanzt auf der coolsten Party des Jahres – in der anderen liegst du halbtot in einem dornigen Rosenstrauch. Du wachst auf und kannst dich an nichts erinnern.&#34; So geht es der sechzehnjährigen Jane, die nach einem Unfall mit Fahrerflucht im Krankenhaus wach wird. Doch während der zahlreichen Besuche von Familie und Freunden kommt die grausame Erinnerung wieder – Stück für Stück. Jemand wollte sie töten – aber wer? &#34;Das Bild ist grausam und dennoch schön: Im dunklen Gras steht ein zauberhafter Rosenstrauch. Mitten darin liegt ein Mädchen. Ihre linke Hand ist unter ihrem Körper verborgen, die rechte greift nach oben, wie um die einzelne tiefrote Rose zu pflücken, die über ihr hängt. Ihr Körper ist mit üblen, klaffenden Wunden übersät und dunkelrotes Blut sickert aus einer tiefen Wunde an ihrem Kopf. Das Mädchen auf dem Foto hätte tot sein sollen. Und: Ich habe das Foto nicht gemacht. Denn ich bin es. Ich bin das Mädchen.&#34;

17 Geisterblumen

Author : Michele Jaffe
Genre :  Literary  Books  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $17.99
Release Date :  2013-09-26
Description :  Hochspannung: nach ›Wer schön sein, will muss sterben‹ der neue Thriller von Michele JaffeSie wollte leben, wie im Märchen.Doch plötzlich ist sie mitten in der Hölle.Du bist ausgerissen. Bist weit weg von allen, die du kanntest. Und endlich fühlst du dich sicher. Sicher vor deiner Vergangenheit. Doch dann bekommst du ein verlockendes Angebot. Du sollst eine neue Identität annehmen. Sollst eine Person sein, der du zum Verwechseln ähnlich siehst. Und erhältst dafür ein Leben im Luxus.Eve kann diesem Angebot nicht widerstehen. Zu lange schon war sie allein. Sie geht auf in ihrer neuen Rolle als Aurora – bis seltsame Dinge geschehen.Jemand bricht in ihr Zimmer ein, ruft auf ihrem Handy an und gibt sich als Liza aus. Doch Liza hat vor drei Jahren Selbstmord begangen – in derselben Nacht, in der Aurora verschwunden ist … &#34;Als sie aufwacht, liegt die Stille wie eine weiche Decke über ihr. Sie öffnet die Augen und sieht weiße Fliesen. Ihr Herz beginnt zu hämmern. Eines ihrer Augen will sich nicht ganz öffnen, und als sie es berührt, ist es angeschwollen. Sie umklammert das weiße Porzellan des Waschbeckens über ihr. Der Schmerz bohrt sich wie eine Lanze in ihren Hinterkopf und lässt einen Moment lang alles schwarz werden. Sie zieht sich hoch.Im verbeulten Spiegel sieht sie eine junge Frau mit einem blauen Auge, der Wimperntusche über das Gesicht läuft. Sie braucht einen Moment, bis sie begreift, dass sie sich selbst sieht. Sie stößt die Tür auf und stolpert nach draußen.&#34;



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