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From the New York Times Bestselling authors of Cocky Bastard and Stuck-Up Suit comes a sexy new standalone novel I met Bianca in an elevator She was on her way to interview me when we got stuck The beautiful raven-haired reporter assumed I was a delivery guy because of the way I was dressed She had no clue I was really Dex Truitt the wealthy successful businessman she d dubbed Mister Moneybags her afternoon appointment Bianca told me how much she hated Dex s type snobby over educated silver-spooned men who didn t appreciate the simple things in life So after the elevator finally started moving again I cancelled the interview and let her believe I was someone I wasn t a bike messenger named Jay I loved the way she looked at the fake me and didn t want it to end I began dating her as Jay all the while letting her interview the real me over email I didn t expect that our chemistry online would be just as hot I didn t expect the mess I d gotten myself into I didn t expect that Jay and Dex would fall in love with her And she was falling for two men Only both men were me And when she found out we were both going to lose her Nothing could have prepared me for that day And I certainly wasn t prepared for what came after All good things... must come to an end right Except our ending was one I didn t see coming more
The Instant 1 New York Times and USA Today BestsellerThree bodies in a beautiful and luxurious bedroom Billy Harney was born to be a cop The son of Chicago s chief of detectives whose twin sister is also on the force Billy plays it by the book Alongside Detective Kate Fenton Billy s tempestuous adrenaline-junkie partner there s nothing he wouldn t sacrifice for his job Enter Amy Lentini a hard-charging assistant state s attorney hell-bent on making a name for herself-who suspects Billy isn t the cop he claims to be They re about to be linked by more than their careers One missing black book A horrifying murder leads investigators to an unexpected address-an exclusive brothel that caters to Chicago s most powerful citizens There s plenty of incriminating evidence on the scene-but what matters most is what s missing the madam s black book Now shock waves are rippling through the city s elite and everyone s desperate to find it Chicago has never been more dangerous As everyone who s anyone in Chicago scrambles to get their hands on the elusive black book no one s motives can be trusted An ingenious inventive thriller about power corruption and the power of secrets to scandalize a city-and possibly destroy a family-The Black Book is... James Patterson at his page-turning best more
THE 1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERNOW AN HBO LIMITED SERIES STARRING REESE WITHERSPOON NICOLE KIDMAN SHAILENE WOODLEY ALEXANDER SKARSG RD LAURA DERN ADAM SCOTT AND ZO KRAVITZ FROM THE DIRECTOR OF WILD AND DALLAS BUYERS CLUB JEAN-MARC VALL E AND WRITER DAVID E KELLEYFrom the author of Truly Madly Guilty and The Husband s Secret comes a novel about the dangerous little lies we tell ourselves just to survive A murder A tragic accident Or just parents behaving badly What s indisputable is that someone is dead Madeline is a force to be reckoned with She s funny biting and passionate she remembers everything and forgives no one Celeste is the kind of beautiful woman who makes the world stop and stare but she is paying a price for the illusion of perfection New to town single mom Jane is so young that another mother mistakes her for a nanny She comes with a mysterious past and a sadness beyond her years These three women are at different crossroads but they will all wind up in the same shocking place Big Little Lies is a brilliant take on ex-husbands and second wives mothers and daughters schoolyard scandal and the little lies that can turn lethal
Based on the true story of a forgotten hero Beneath a Scarlet Sky is the triumphant epic tale of one young man s incredible courage and resilience during one of history s darkest hours Pino Lella wants nothing to do with the war or the Nazis He s a normal Italian teenager obsessed with music food and girls but his days of innocence are numbered When his family home in Milan is destroyed by Allied bombs Pino joins an underground railroad helping Jews escape over the Alps and falls for Anna a beautiful widow six years his senior In an attempt to protect him Pino s parents force him to enlist as a German soldier a move they think will keep him out of combat But after Pino is injured he is recruited at the tender age of eighteen to become the personal driver for Adolf Hitler s left hand in Italy General Hans Leyers one of the Third Reich s most mysterious and powerful commanders Now with the opportunity to spy for the Allies inside the German High Command Pino endures the horrors of the war and the Nazi occupation by fighting in secret his courage bolstered by his love for Anna and for the life he dreams they will one day share Fans of All the Light We Cannot See The Nightingale and Unbroken will enjoy this riveting saga of history... suspense and love more
The New York Times bestseller soon to be a major motion picture starring Jessica Chastain A true story in which the keepers of the Warsaw Zoo saved hundreds of people from Nazi hands After their zoo was bombed Polish zookeepers Jan and Antonina Zabinski managed to save over three hundred people from the Nazis by hiding refugees in the empty animal cages With animal names for these guests and human names for the animals it s no wonder that the zoo s code name became The House Under a Crazy Star Best-selling naturalist and acclaimed storyteller Diane Ackerman combines extensive research and an exuberant writing style to re-create this fascinating true-life story sharing Antonina s life as the zookeeper s wife while examining the disturbing obsessions at the core of Nazism Winner of the 2008 Orion Award
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A riveting book The Wall Street Journal Essential reading David Brooks New York TimesFrom a former marine and Yale Law School graduate a powerful account of growing up in a poor Rust Belt town that offers a broader probing look at the struggles of America s white working classHillbilly Elegy is a passionate and personal analysis of a culture in crisis that of white working-class Americans The decline of this group a demographic of our country that has been slowly disintegrating over forty years has been reported on with growing frequency and alarm but has never before been written about as searingly from the inside J D Vance tells the true story of what a social regional and class decline feels like when you were born with it hung around your neck The Vance family story begins hopefully in postwar America J D s grandparents were dirt poor and in love and moved north from Kentucky s Appalachia region to Ohio in the hopes of escaping the dreadful poverty around them They raised a middle-class family and eventually their grandchild the author would graduate from Yale Law School a conventional marker of their success in achieving generational upward mobility But as the family saga of Hillbilly Elegy plays... out we learn that this is only the short superficial version Vance s grandparents aunt uncle sister and most of all his mother struggled profoundly with the demands of their new middle-class life and were never able to fully escape the legacy of abuse alcoholism poverty and trauma so characteristic of their part of America Vance piercingly shows how he himself still carries around the demons of their chaotic family history A deeply moving memoir with its share of humor and vividly colorful figures Hillbilly Elegy is the story of how upward mobility really feels And it is an urgent and troubling meditation on the loss of the American dream for a large segment of this country more
After five grueling years Robert Worth is just days away from making partner at a powerful Santa Monica law firm When a client confides in him that senior partner Jack Pierce sexually assaulted her Robert breaks two of his mentor s cardinal rules Never let yourself get emotional about clients And never make an enemy of Jack Pierce Robert crosses Pierce and is fired on the spot losing not only his job but also his reputation Advised to go quietly Robert vows revenge against the ruthless man who betrayed him But his investigation uncovers a twisted shadow world of sex infidelity and deception where nothing is as it seems and no one can be trusted Only one thing is clear Pierce will go the limit to keep his secrets This straight shooter will need to use every angle if he hopes to win But could victory come at too high a price
The first volume of TENSE a novel duet by New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author Deborah Bladon He s as beautiful as he is brilliant Nicholas Wolf s mind is a dangerously dark place He dreams up tales of murder intrigue and passion so intense that his detective novels have enthralled readers worldwide His very presence is electric and the energy that flows between us is instantaneous He s captivating and consuming Once I have my first taste of him I crave more I m addicted to his body and his mind is the lure that keeps me coming back for more I chase my goals with his encouragement as my fuel He believes in me more than anyone ever has before He wants my dreams to come true and as I chase them he s next to me spurring me on I can t get enough of him until the one night when he promises me my dreams will come true It s not what it seems Everything I ve ever wanted is taken away from me and the one man to blame is the only man I ve ever really loved Note This ends in a cliffhanger Volume Two will be released within the next few weeks
Mackenzie Allen Phillips s youngest daughter Missy has been abducted during a family vacation and evidence that she may have been brutally murdered is found in an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness Four years later in this midst of his great sadness Mack receives a suspicious note apparently from God inviting him back to that shack for a weekend Against his better judgment he arrives at the shack on wintry afternoon and walks back into his darkest nightmare What he finds there will change his life forever
The 1 New York Times BestsellerThe final installment in the epic Natchez Burning trilogy by Greg Iles Natchez Burning is extraordinarily entertaining and fiendishly suspenseful I defy you to start it and find a way to put it down as long as it is I wished it were longer This is an amazing work of popular fiction Stephen King One of the longest most successful sustained works of popular fiction in recent memory Prepare to be surprised Iles has always been an exceptional storyteller and he has invested these volumes with an energy and sense of personal urgency that rarely if ever falter Washington PostThe endgame is at hand for Penn Cage his family and the enemies bent on destroying them in this revelatory volume in the epic trilogy set in modern-day Natchez Mississippi Greg Iles s epic tale of love and honor hatred and revenge that explores how the sins of the past continue to haunt the present Shattered by grief and dreaming of vengeance Penn Cage sees his family and his world collapsing around him The woman he loves is gone his principles have been irrevocably compromised and his father once a paragon of the community that Penn leads as mayor is about to be tried for the murder of a former lover Most terrifying of all Dr Cage... seems bent on self-destruction Despite Penn s experience as a prosecutor in major murder trials his father has frozen him out of the trial preparations--preferring to risk dying in prison to revealing the truth of the crime to his son During forty years practicing medicine Tom Cage made himself the most respected and beloved physician in Natchez Mississippi But this revered Southern figure has secrets known only to himself and a handful of others Among them Tom has a second son the product of an 1960s affair with his devoted African American nurse Viola Turner It is Viola who has been murdered and her bitter son--Penn s half-brother--who sets in motion the murder case against his father The resulting investigation exhumes dangerous ghosts from Mississippi s violent past In some way that Penn cannot fathom Viola Turner was a nexus point between his father and the Double Eagles a savage splinter cell of the KKK More troubling still the long-buried secrets shared by Dr Cage and the former Klansmen may hold the key to the most devastating assassinations of the 1960s The surviving Double Eagles will stop at nothing to keep their past crimes buried and with the help of some of the most influential men in the state they seek to ensure that Dr Cage either takes the fall for them or takes his secrets to an early grave Unable to trust anyone around him--not even his own mother--Penn joins forces with Serenity Butler a famous young black author who has come to Natchez to write about his father s case Together Penn and Serenity battle to crack the Double Eagles and discover the secret history of the Cage family and the South itself a desperate move that risks the only thing they have left to gamble their lives Mississippi Blood is the enthralling conclusion to a breathtaking trilogy seven years in the making--one that has kept readers on the edge of their seats With piercing insight narrative prowess and a masterful ability to blend history and imagination Greg Iles illuminates the brutal history of the American South in a highly atmospheric and suspenseful novel that delivers the shocking resolution his fans have eagerly awaited more