Reconvening the Women's Murder Club after a little girl is shot in front of a San Francisco church, detective Lindsay Boxer and her companions are disturbed to discover that the killer may be a former police officer.
With the United States facing a devastating attack, America's new president must turn to covert counter-terrorism operative Scot Harvath to help carry out two of the most dangerous operations in the country's history. Shrouded in absolute secrecy, either of them will constitute an act of war if revealed.
Returning to his Alaska hometown after a prison term in the hopes of repaying the younger brother who has cared for their family and community, Clive finds his efforts to start a new business challenged by a vengeful ex-partner, a dogmatic State Trooper and his own deteriorating mental state.
Opening an old-fashioned five-and-dime shop in her small Missouri hometown has been a great change for Devereaux "Dev" Sinclair. But when she hosts a reading group there, she learns that bad writing can mean life or death.
Adam Blaine struggles to bring healing and protection to his family after his father's death on Martha's Vineyard as the court inquest into Benjamin Blaine's death casts suspicion on those closest to him.
The wedding of Alix Madsen and Jared Montgomery is a glorious affair at an elegant little chapel in the woods. While most guests are fixed on the happy couple, Jared's cousin Graydon can't look away from bridesmaid Toby Wyndam. It's not just her quiet beauty that enthralls him. Toby possesses the remarkable ability of being able to distinguish Graydon from his identical twin. And according to family legend, that gift marks her as Graydon's True Love.
Pilgrim is the code name for a world class and legendary secret agent. His adversary is known only as the Saracen. As a young boy, the Saracen saw his dissident father beheaded in a Saudi Arabian public square, creating a burning desire to destroy the special relationship between the US and the Kingdom. When a woman's body is found in a seedy hotel near Ground Zero, the techniques are pulled from a cult classic of forensic science that Pilgrim wrote under a pen name. In offering the NYPD assistance with the case, Pilgrim gets pulled back into the intelligence underground.
Life comes in stages. Even the Sisterhood has been content to let their gold shields gather a little dust while they enjoy friends and family. But when a string of anonymous emails arrives at Pinewood suggesting shady dealings at a local assisted-living facility, Myra Rutledge and best friend Annie de Silva are ready to out-hustle a master con-artist at his own game. This time, they'll need to enlist some new allies in order to pull off their brilliant plan.
Georgie McCool knows her marriage is in trouble. She still loves her husband, Neal, and Neal still loves her, deeply--but that almost seems besides the point now. Two days before they're supposed to visit Neal's family in Omaha for Christmas, Georgie tells Neal that she can't go. When her husband and the kids leave for the airport, Georgie wonders if she's finally done it. That night, Georgie discovers a way to communicate with Neal in the past. It's not time travel, not exactly, but she feels like she's been given an opportunity to fix her marriage before it starts. Is that what she's supposed to do? Or would Georgie and Neal be better off if their marriage never happened?
The future of Spain is at stake. Germany and Italy have ensured that Republican forces are starved of weapons and a Franco victory now looks likely. Cristian Ferrar, a Spanish lawyer living in Paris, is a well-connected man. When Ferrar is approached by anti-Franco forces, he readily agrees asked to help smuggle arms into his homeland. Working with de Lyon - an enigmatic man of Slavic descent - Ferrar goes on a quest which will take him from libertine nightclubs in the City of Light to volatile bars by the docks in Gdansk, as Europe holds its breath.
Struggling to rebuild after a club shooting, bartender Harper Flynn searches for the gunman with the help of L.A. Deputy Sheriff Aiden Garrison, whose injuries in the same incident left him with a rare type of perception blindness.
Natalie Black, U.S. ambassador to the Court of St. James has returned to Washington with her job in jeopardy. After the death of her fiancé in a car accident. rumors surfaced that she broke his heart and he killed himself. Then someone tries to force her off the M-2 outside London. Rumors called it a sympathy ploy. Back in Washington a car tries to mow her down while she's out for a run. And no one believes her except FBI Special Agent Davis Sullivan.
Liz Daniels' husband, Paul, has decided that, despite a strained relationship with his parents, the family should visit the farm in western New York where he grew up. Stopping at a hotel on the way, Liz wakes to find their children, eight-year-old Reid and six-year-old Ally, gone. Blind panic slides into ice-cold teror as an Amber Alert is issued and detectives are called in. But in a sudden, gut-wrenching instant Liz realizes that it was no stranger who slipped into the room that night. Someone she trusted has betrayed her.
Hank, Leland, Kip and Ronny were all born and raised in the same Wisconsin town--Little Wing--and are now coming into their own (or not) as husbands and fathers. And seamlessly woven into their patchwork is Beth, whose presence among them fuels the kind of passion one comes to expect of lovesongs and rivalries.
Raised in the Danish Baptist Church, Rose Sorensen knows it's wrong to sing worldly songs. But Rose still yearns for those songs she hears on the radio and sings them when no one is around. One day, Rose's cousin takes her to Calliope's, a jazz club where blacks and whites mingle, brought together by music. Then she's offered a job as their singer.
Washington Post correspondent Kathy Reilly taps her friend, former marine sniper Bob Lee Swagger to find information on a World War II female sniper. As they travel to Russia and the Carpathian Mountains, someone is determined to stop them at any cost.
Life in Miller's Creek, Wisconsin, in 1945 is focused entirely on the war. Olivia Marsten does everything she can for the war effort and to support Billy, her childhood best friend who's leaving soon for Navy training. Then Billy confesses he's been in love with her for years and proposes. Olivia accepts, but she knows it isn't right. How do you break your best friend's heart, especially when you're secretly in love with a stranger?
When the body of a young woman is found in the tower suite of the Waldorf Astoria--one of the most prestigious hotels in Manhattan--Assistant DA Alex Cooper and Detectives Mike Chapman and Mercer Wallace find themselves hunting for an elusive killer whose only signature is carving a carefully drawn symbol into his victims' bodies, a symbol that bears a striking resemblance to train tracks. When a second body bearing the same bloody symbol is discovered in a deserted alleyway right next to the Grand Central terminal building, all attention shifts to the iconic transportation hub, where the potential for a bigger attack weighs heavily on everyone's minds.
Christina and Aden have secretly loved each other since childhood. Because Aden has lived with Christina's family since his parents died ten years ago, everyone sees them as siblings. When Christina's parents pressure her to start courting, Aden will have to speak up or lose her forever.
There are millions of stories in the city--some magical, some tragic, others terror-filled or triumphant. Jonah Kirk's story is all of those things as he draws readers into his life in the city as a young boy, introducing his indomitable grandfather, also a "piano man;" his single mother, a struggling singer; and the heroes, villains, and everyday saints and sinners who make up the fabric of the metropolis in which they live--and who will change the course of Jonah's life forever. Welcome to The City, a place of evergreen dreams where enchantment and malice entwine, where courage and honor are found in the most unexpected corners and the way forward lies buried deep inside the heart.
After surviving the Napoleonic Wars, Sir Benedict Harper's body and spirit are in need of healing. He never imagines that hope will come in the form of a beautiful woman who has seen her own share of suffering. After the lingering death of her husband, Samantha McKay is at the mercy of her oppressive in-laws -- until she plots an escape to Wales to claim a house she has inherited. And Ben, being a gentleman, insists that he escort her on the fateful journey.
Years ago, a well-known expressionist painter named Jim Stegner shot a man in a bar. The man lived, Jim served his time, and he has learned to live with the dark impulses that sometimes overtake him. Jim enjoys a quiet life in the valleys of Colorado. His paintings fetch excellent prices at a posh gallery in Santa Fe. One day, driving down a dirt road, Jim sees a man beating a small horse. Jim leaps out of the truck, tackles the man, and bloodies his nose. The man is Dell, a cruel hunting outfitter notorious among locals. The next night, under a full moon, telling himself he is just going night fishing, he returns to the creek where Dell has his camp and kills him. As Jim tries to come to terms with what he has done, he must evade the police, navigate his own conscience, and escape the members of Dell's clan set on revenge. And he paints the whole time; trying to make sense of his actions.
The Appalachian families of the Wakefields and MacBrides have an ongoing feud that had Jay Wakefield, a lonely rich boy, betray Gabby McBride. Now that Gabby must deal with a family legacy, she must come to terms with her bittersweet love for Jay.
On her nineteenth birthday, Princess Kelsea Raleigh Glynn, raised in exile, sets out on a perilous journey back to the castle of her birth to ascend her rightful throne. Plain and serious, a girl who loves books and learning, Kelsea bears little resemblance to her mother, the vain and frivolous Queen Elyssa. But though she may be inexperienced and sheltered, Kelsea is not defenseless: Around her neck hangs the Tearling sapphire, a jewel of immense magical power; and accompanying her is the Queen's Guard, a cadre of brave knights led by the enigmatic and dedicated Lazarus. Kelsea will need them all to survive a cabal of enemies who will use every weapon--from crimson-caped assassins to the darkest blood magic--to prevent her from wearing the crown.
A grandmother about to move to a retirement home invites her three grown granddaughters to her historic house on Sullivan's Island for one more summer together. There they must all find a way to weather both a tropical storm and the stressful changes in their lives.
Life has been predictable for college student Hadley Dunn. But then she spends her sophomore year of college in Lausanne, Switzerland, and she meets a mysterious Danish girl. After tragedy strikes, she begins a search that will consume her, the city she loves, and the lives of two very different men.
Treated like an outsider by Ozark Mountain neighbors who regard her mother's disappearance years earlier with suspicion, 16-year-old Lucy is further haunted by a friend's murder, which compels her to investigate family secrets and sacrifices.
Tired of phony promises about getting rich quickly? Go for lasting wealth and do it the cautious way. Jim Cramer has createe a guide to high-yield, low-risk investing. In our recovering economy, this is the plan you need to make big money without taking big risks. Cramer explains in plain English why you can get rich in a prudent, methodical way, as long as you start now. This guide will help turn your savings into real, lasting wealth in a practical, highly readable and entertaining way.
When Owen met Haatchi, the lives of one adorable little boy and one great, big dog were destined to change forever. Owen--known to his family as "little buddy" or "Little B"--has a rare genetic disorder that leaves him largely confined to a wheelchair. Before being united with Haatchi, Little B was anxious and found it difficult to make friends. Haatchi--an adorable Anatolian Shepherd puppy--was abused and left for dead on railroad tracks. He was struck by an oncoming train, and although his life was saved, his leg and tail were partially severed. Haatchi was left massively disabled and totally dispirited. But kind-hearted Will and Colleen Howkins, Little B's father and step-mother, decided to introduce the big dog and the little boy to each other, and an unbelievable bond was formed that transformed both boy and dog in miraculous ways.
Su Meck offers a view from the inside of a terrible injury, with the hope that her story will help give other brain injury sufferers and their families the resolve and courage to build their lives anew. Piercing, heartbreaking, but finally uplifting, this is the true story of a woman determined to live life on her own terms.
Imagine being trapped inside a Disney movie and having to learn about life mostly from animated characters dancing across a screen of color. This is the real-life story of Owen Suskind, the son of journalist Ron Suskind and his wife, Cornelia. An autistic boy who couldn't speak for years, Owen memorized dozens of Disney movies, turned them into a language to express love and loss, kinship, brotherhood. The family was forced to become animated characters, communicating with him in Disney dialogue and song; until they all emerge, together, revealing how, in darkness, we all literally need stories to survive.
A journalist witnesses two years of devotion, frustration, patience, letting go, care giving, and care receiving. She asks how we can care for the aging, ill, and dying with skill and compassion, even as costs increase?
Riding a bicycle across the United States is one of those bucket-list goals that many dream about but few fulfill. In 2011 at the age of fifty-seven, New York Times obituary writer Bruce Weber made the trip alone and wrote about it as it unfolded mile by mile. Now, expanding upon the articles and blog posts that quickly became a must-read adventure story, Weber gives us a witty, inspiring, and reflective diary of his journey.
M*A*S*H meets Scrubs in a sharply observant, absurdly funny, inspiring, and totally unique debut memoir from a physical therapist at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, the birthplace of physical therapy and the world leader in prosthetic rehabilitation for injured war veterans.
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee is one of the best loved novels of the twentieth century. But for the last fifty years, the novel's celebrated author has said almost nothing on the record. Journalists have trekked to her hometown of Monroeville, Alabama, trying and failing to get an interview her. But in 2001, Nelle Harper Lee and her sister Alice opened their door to journalist Marja Mills. It was the beginning of a long conversation.
The definitive biography of Sally Ride, America's first woman in space, with exclusive insights from Ride's family and partner, by the ABC reporter who covered NASA during its transformation from a test-pilot boys' club to a more inclusive elite.