Three World War I survivors have been murdered in the quiet English countryside two years after the war. Scotland Yard Inspector Rutledge has been called in --- but with only a few clues to go on and the pressure building, he must gamble everything to find answers.
Is there any difference between memory and invention? This question haunts Alexander Cleave, whose stunted acting career is suddenly revived by a movie role portraying a man who may not be who he says he is. Cleave explores memories of his first love affair with his best friend's mother, as well as those of his daughter, lost to a kind of madness of mind and heart that he can only fail to understand.
Laurel Daneau is still reeling from the losses she endured during Hurricane Katrina. When her new boyfriend introduces her to meth, she spirals into addiction. But as she slowly becomes a shell of her former self, she longs to become whole again.
FBI Special Agent Griffin Hammersmith has been recruited by Dillon Savich to join his unit in Washington, D.C. But first he has to deal with his sister, Delsey, who has been found after a wild party naked, unconscious, and covered with blood that isn't hers. At the same time, Savich and Sherlock have their hands full investigating the murder of the grandson of the former head of the Federal Reserve Bank.
Angel Dare went into Witness Protection to escape her past --- not as a porn star, but as a killer who took down the sex slavery ring that destroyed her life. But sometimes the past just won't stay buried.
Humans and androids crowd the raucous streets of New Beijing. A deadly plague ravages the population. From space, a ruthless lunar people watch, waiting to make their move. No one knows that Earth’s fate hinges on one girl.
Few in the U.S. government want to believe that and its chest-thumping leader could pose a credible threat. But then why are the Chinese helping to train its special forces? Why are the Russians helping to build a nuclear power plant? Charley Castillo and his men go in to investigate.
Tee Jolie Melton, a young woman with a troubled past, visits Dave Robicheaux in a recovery unit in New Orleans and leaves him an iPod with the country blues song “My Creole Belle” on it. Dave becomes obsessed with the song and the vivid memory of Tee Jolie. When he learns that her sister has turned up dead inside a block of ice floating in the Gulf, he believes that putting the evils of the past to rest is more urgent than ever before.
Touchstone, the magical theater troupe, continues to build audiences. But Cayden is increasingly troubled by his “elsewhens,” the uncontrolled moments when he is plunged into visions of the possible futures. He fears that his Fae gift will forever taint his friendships, while his friends fear that his increasing distance will destroy him.
This volume, the most comprehensive collection of his poetry and translations ever assembled, gathers all his verse except THE CANTOS. In addition to the famous poems that transformed modern literature, it features dozens of rare and out-of-print pieces, such as the handmade first collection HILDA'S BOOK (1905-1907), late translations of Horace, rare sheet music translations, and works from a 1917 "lost" manuscript.
On the night Janie waits for her sister, Hannah, to be born, her grandmother tells her a story: Since the Japanese occupation of Korea, their family has lost a daughter in every generation, so Janie is charged with keeping Hannah safe. Years later, when Hannah inexplicably cuts all ties and disappears, Janie embarks on a mission to finally uncover her family's silence.
Lucky runs a high-profile casino and hotel complex in Vegas. Her movie star husband is highly successful, and her children are gorgeous and thriving. Lucky has everything. And everything is exactly what billionaire businessman Armand Jordan is determined to take from her, one way or the other.
GOSSIP is a tale of intimacy and betrayal, trust and fidelity, friendship, competition and motherhood that explores the myriad ways we use and abuse "information" about others --- be it true, false, or imagined --- to sustain, and occasionally destroy, one another.
Janelle Evans hasn't gone back to Hope Springs since losing her husband. Becca Anderson is finally on the trajectory she's longed for. And Stephanie London has the ideal life. As these women come together, they soon recognize that healing is needed in their hearts, their families and their churches. God's plan for them in Hopes Springs is bigger than they ever imagined.
The rural town of Stockton, New York, is famous for nothing, which is why Solomon Kugel decided to move his wife and son there. But one night, Kugel discovers a living, breathing, thought-to-be-dead specimen of history hiding in his attic, and bad quickly becomes worse.
"Shorty" is a Haitian boy trapped among ruins when the earth explodes around him. Surrounded by bodies and desperately weak, death seems imminent. But then he becomes aware of another presence --- one reaching out to him across 200 years of history.
MR G is the story of Creation as told by God, or “Mr g.” Mr g is all powerful but not all knowing, and he does much of his invention by trial and error. As he watches his favorite universe grow, he begins to understand how the act of creation can change himself, the Creator.
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Thanksgiving marked the official start of the holiday season, which means we won’t be short on cheer or great movies and television shows to watch this month. Much like the chicken and the egg, we don’t know which came first, but quality entertainment and holiday spirit certainly have always had a long, happy and interdependent relationship. So, as with our spiral hams, let’s dig right in and unravel this month’s books on screen.