August 20, 2017

Impossible to Ignore by Carmen Simon, Ph.D. reveals a groundbreaking approach to creating memorable messages that are easy to process, hard to forget, and impossible to ignore – using the latest in brain science. People make decisions and act based on what they remember, and many experts have offered techniques on how to improve your own memory, but not how to influence other people’s memory. This practical guide will show you how.

Lenin on the Train by Catherine Merridale provides a riveting account of the underground conspiracy and subterfuge that went into making Lenin’s fateful journey across Europe to Petrograd, where his explosive address to the impassioned crowds ignited the Russian revolution, forever changing the world. Eyewitness testimonies and wartime archives bring to life a world of counterespionage, wartime desperation, illicit finance, and misguided utopianism.

1000 Ideas for Color Schemes by Jennifer Ott easily navigates how to choose color combinations for any use. Divided into major color groups, each spread contains photographs and a color palette that provide inspiration and reliable combinations for use in countless projects: home decor, fashion; wedding celebrations, table settings, cake decorating, garden design — imagination and circumstance are the only limits.

Murder is No Accident by A.H. Gabhart revolves around a suspicious string of deaths at an old Victorian mansion where Maggie Greene is trespassing in the magnificent tower room to write her stories. She hides when a realtor shows up, but when the realtor’s body is found at the bottom of the stairs, Maggie realizes someone else is in the house. Deputy Keane is called in, assuming the death to be a tragic accident, until a second person is found dead in the house.

The Curse of La Fontaine by M.L. Longworth questions if newlywed investigators Nick and Nora can solve their most sinister challenge yet: a centuries-old curse. Chef Valets plans to extend his very successful restaurant, La Fontaine, in Aix-en-Provence and learns very powerful neighbors are against him. When a skeleton is unearthed in the garden and Valets begins receiving threatening letters, the question arises, has the curse of La Fontaine been triggered?

A Ring of Truth by Michelle Cox finds Clive and Henrietta, newly engaged faced with the difficult task of meeting each other’s family. “Difficult” because Clive has neglected to tell Henrietta that he is heir to a fortune, and Henrietta has just discovered that her mother has secrets about her past as well. Clive’s parents are less than enthused about his impoverished intended, and Henrietta, more at home with the servants than his family, soon gets caught up in the disappearance of an elderly servant’s ring, becoming part of a bigger, darker plot.