Set in Oxford (home to more murders per capita than any other city on the planet, it seems) in 1985, a student and wealthy heiress is found with her throat cut in the rooms of a college tutor.
“a beautiful story of pioneer hardiness and the determination to survive.”
“a taut, tight, fast-moving thriller with a plethora of intriguing characters.”
For dedicated fans of Richard Russo these four stories mark a break with his usual “blue-collar” territory.
War is hell. War is also peace. Hate is hate, but hate is also love.
Inheritance from Mother is a novel for the connoisseur by an author regarded as one of the most important writers in Japan today.
“an action-packed thriller with an exotic Hong Kong setting . . .”
“an uncomplicated, entertaining thriller that’s easy to read and hard to put down.”
“I had a friend once. Indeed, at the time, I only had one friend. His names was Andrés and he lived in Paris and, much to my his delight, I travelled to that city to see him.
In Anne Boleyn: A King’s Obsession, author Alison Weir takes well-known figures from history and offers their story in a fictional presentation.
“The mind bends, recoils, and shudders at the beasts within.”
Each year, the stories nominated for the annual Nebula Awards are collected into an anthology and published all together, and this year's collection is very good.
Absurd and atypical anecdotes pair up with bewildered drawings in Leonora Carrington’s The Milk of Dreams. A good choice for young readers looking for something different.
Eliza and Adam Stanley are parents to two precocious twin sons, Max and Luke.
Eighty-two-year-old Margaret Doud Maguire is in the hospital recovering from a heart attack. With the Christmas season approaching, all she wants is to be home.
The debut novel Lilli de Jong is almost a feminist version of Upton Sinclair’s The Jungle, targeting the treatment of women in the 1880s rather than slaughterhouses in the early 2
What’s life like inside a fashionable apartment building in New York City?
"The thing forces its way out of the president-elect's body, through his unbuttoned shirt, and unfurls down his body.
“enthralling . . . a seductive and mesmerizing thriller.”
“All the twists and turns and deliberate obfuscation of characters names and identities and piled on bizarre coincidences in overly descriptive scenes, only add to the Byzantian complexity
Reading Saints for All Occasions is like walking into the kitchen of the big Irish family at the center of this new novel by bestselling author J.
“a new twist on the werewolf legend.”
“In a world of insanity, a world of nightmare, it is often impossible to distinguish love from hate.”
“The Broken Hours is a lovely homage to the fantastic dreams of the often heartsick writer who inspired it . . .”
“clever, filled with puns and acerbic wit, and good fun to read . . .”