Few are aware of the trials faced by foreign nationals who live in the United Arab Emirates, also known as the Gulf States. News reports from the region focus more on the locals and their kings.
“The author has done a masterful job writing Kate Warne’s story in this eye-opening novel.”
“A story of quiet rebellions, resilience and traditions, The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane is a remarkable tale stretching three generations and two different count
Stephanie, the author of a Mommy blog, writes to connect with other women to help her overcome her loneliness and recover from the death of her husband Davis, and half brother, Chris from a car wre
“a lush, tense and surprisingly original reimagining of a classic tale with a flawed and compelling heroine at its heart.”
Nietzsche declared God was dead over a hundred years ago, but contemporary readers can’t get enough of religion.
"I'd failed her. I'd promised to keep her safe and I'd failed her. Now, I could do nothing but stare down at her grave again and murmur a prayer in which I only half-believed."
"Although reeling from a crippling Imperial attack, the New Republic has managed to drive the remnants of the Empire into hiding.
"Stay tuned . . ."
David Morrell has been called “the father of the modern action novel.” During his long career he has written more than 30 books, among them the spy thriller The Brotherhood of the Rose and
“Some novels . . . stay with us and haunt us . . . The Zero and the One is one of those tales.”
Himself is a classic, feeding the reader through a multisensory smorgasbord of Irish euphemisms.
Henry Chang’s crime novel Lucky marks the fifth appearance of New York Police Department Detective Jack Yu.
“In This Grave Hour is lucky number 13, and there’s no sign the series will stop showing how individual acts of heart can do much to counter collective tragedy.”
"totally captivating page-turner"
". . . Schlink’s brilliance as a contemplative writer. . ."
The Bloom girls lost their father when their parents divorced, yet when they learn of his passing from an aneurysm, it's like losing him again.
". . . rare but brilliant short story collection . . ."
"If nothing else, The Fall of Lisa Bellow is a great character study of someone trying to survive growing up."
“the best example of the hardboiled crime noir novel . . .”
“Celine is the portrait of a remarkable woman: a plausible super-granny with endearing panache who helps heal broken hearts and wounded souls.”
“The visceral impact of Julianne Pachico’s prose . . . is enough to convince a reader that disorder is only a rock, a knock, or a gunshot away.”
“Ellen Klages is an author with a true talent for storytelling and an eye for the beautiful detail.”
The Darkness of Evil is the seventh book in the Karen Vail series. Vail is an FBI profiler who’s investigated some of the world’s most vicious serial killers.
“I don’t need to jump off cliffs into oceans to die, because every day there is a little death waiting for me. All I have to do is wake up and walk out the front door.”