“Recruited by Dillon Savich for his uncanny criminal-tracking instincts, FBI Special Agent Griffin Hammersmith investigates a perplexing attack involving his music-student sister while Savich and Sherlock examine the bizarre murder of a Federal Reserve Bank chairman's grandson (From the Publisher).”
“When the beautiful and mysterious Vianne moves to Lansquenet and opens a chocolate shop across from the church, the inhabitants of the tiny village find themselves torn between the solemn law of religion and the joyful rewards of Vianne's confections (From the Publisher).”
The popular comedian shares his misadventures as an unlikely father of five, from his formative years in a large Irish-Catholic family, to his middle-of-the-night diaper-changing foibles, to his struggles to lull tyrannical tots to sleep.
“Returning to Ashuant Point to escape from the chaos of rapidly changing times, Helen Porter and her son Charlie soon discover that the Point has not remained unscathed from events unfolding beyond its borders (From the Publisher).”
“Running a successful fashion empire in Paris and New York that hides the pain of a failed marriage, Timmie O'Neill endures a sequence of meaningless relationships before a surprise bout of appendicitis places her under the care of alluring but married French doctor, Jean-Charles Vernier (From the Publisher).”
“Eighteen-year-old Ben's attempts to stand up for himself, his mother, and his sister are resisted by his intolerant father, a fighter pilot and inflexible disciplinarian (From the Publisher).”
“After her novelist husband cheats on her, fellow writer and mother of two Sarah Price takes stock of her life and addresses all the things she put on hold for a family, including her writing, her best friend, the volumes of Proust on her shelves, and the man that tried to tempt her years ago (From the Publisher).”
“Confronting the social changes sweeping nineteenth-century Italy, including the forces of revolution and democracy, an elderly Sicilian aristocrat arranges a marriage between his daughter and a wealthy merchant (From the Publisher)”
After one of the guests featured on a reality show is murdered, Kate must rely on the minds of the death row killers she is currently working with to help her.
“Seeking a cure for her post-breakup depression, TV producer Tori Miller embarks on a course of self-improvement with the help of a makeover on a reality TV show and joins seven complete strangers in a rented Hamptons summer house, which leads to a glamorous new social life, complex romantic situations, and a growing inability to determine what is really important in life (From the Publisher).”
Tuesday, May 27, 2014. 1:30 PM.
Frequently mistaken for one another in spite of very different natures, brothers Subhash and Udayan Mitra pursue respective lives in rebellion-torn 1960s Calcutta until a shattering tragedy compels Subhash to return to India, where he endeavors to heal family wounds.
The story begins in the 1950s, in a poor but vibrant neighborhood on the outskirts of Naples. Growing up on these tough streets the two girls learn to rely on each other ahead of anyone or anything else. As they grow, as their paths repeatedly diverge and converge, Elena and Lila remain best friends whose respective destinies are reflected and refracted in the other.
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“Traveling to the Phoenix Health Spa in the Blue Ridge Mountains for a week of pampering, Caroline Blessing discovers that she and the other guests have become prime suspects in the murder of the spa's ambitious and flamboyant owner (From the Publisher).”
Anthology of authors, including: Nevada Barr, J.D. Robb, Nancy Pickard, Lisa Scottoline, Perri O'Shaughnessy, J.A. Jance, Faye Kellerman, Mary Jane Clark, Anne Perry, Diana Gabaldon, Val McDermid and Laurie R. King.
Reflects upon life and mankind's inevitable search for meaning, arguing that those without religious belief find disappointment in placing their faith in historical progress.
“Recounts how the passengers and crew of an American medical evacuation plane, including thirteen nurses and thirteen medics, survived after it crashed in Nazi-controlled Albania in November, 1943, until they could be rescued (From the Publisher).”
The sole survivor of a time-traveling serial killer who began his murder spree in Depression-era Chicago tries to hunt him down in 1989 along with help from an ex-homicide reporter.
“A U.S. release of a best-selling account from England traces the story of an impoverished London street musician who after saving an injured and highly intelligent cat found his life profoundly changed in unexpected ways (From the Publisher).”
“An invalid for most of her life, Alice James, sister to author Henry James and alienist William James, helps her brothers track Jack the Ripper (From the Publisher).”
“Transported back in time where she is forced to relive the horrors of Salem, Freya Beauchamp must find a way to survive the witch-burning hysteria, while her family, stuck in the present, must confront the trickster god Loki to save Freya (From the Publisher).”
A woman who escaped an abusive marriage to a polygamist leader in the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints reveals the horrors of her daily life and how her court testimony helped many other women and children.