In The Driest Season, it is 1943, a war is being fought, a drought is threatening middle America’s farmland, and death visits unexpectedly.
It is said that imitation is the purest form of flattery. Be that true, the question becomes what hold does a feeble imitation of a literary classic have on flattery.
“The Folded Land reveals a landscape in which both magical creatures and humans display their weaknesses and strengths, revealing why these two beings are equally fascinated by and
"required reading for those who want sour along with the sweet of life."
Lincoln Rhyme and Amelia Sachs return to New York City in Jeffery Deaver’s new novel, The Cutting Edge, in which Manhattan’s diamond district is gripped by terror.
“a tale of choices made because of love”
“The Mitford Murders is the first in what promises to be an absorbing mystery series.”
Jules Davis, a high school senior, loves her two best friends but envies them, too.
The sudden death of Harry Ackerman’s father opens the door to an explosive mix of seductions, obsessions, and dark secrets from the past.
Although slender in scope, Eventide by Therese Bohman scales one woman’s life experience in three dimensions.
Jefferson James raised his daughter Jillian when her mother took off after her birth. Throughout Jillian's life, she learned nothing about her mom, and her dad was close-mouthed about his past.
“a tale of how a single decision can change a life—or end it forever.”
“an enthralling account that stands out from the pack of environmental literature.”
Ghost writers have always been figures of mystique. Often they are the unsung or at least, un-marketed heroes of wonderful literary works.
When Navajo Tribal Police officer Bernadette Manuelito reluctantly arrives to speak at an outdoor character-building program for teens in the El Malpais badlands, she discovers that one of the youn
Sigrid is in a tough place.
How can someone of limited intellectual ability understand the reality of seeing one you care about being hurt?
The first thing to say about Jennifer Fink is that she is intelligent, clever, and sometimes funny.
Greer Kadetsky, the brilliant, introverted child of two totally apathetic parents has never quite been able to find her voice—or, if she has found it, hasn’t been able to use it.
Cloudbursts is novelist Thomas McGuane’s collection of 38 of his best stories, most previously published but some new ones as well.
"One can only sincerely hope that this is the first title in a very long series."
“a combination Philip Marlowe and Mike Hammer with a generous dash of Maxwell Smart.”
Will Dando, a 20-something down on his luck New York musician, wakes one morning filled with a dream that accurately predicts 108 future events.
“. . . reminiscent of any of Douglas Adams’ Hitchhiker series, with more than a maddening touch of Werner Herzog.”
“Ashbery’s work is an assemblage fashioned by a genius, and They Knew What They Wanted is a great tribute, an absolute treasure.”