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Instant 1 New York Times Bestseller The Girl on the Train has more fun with unreliable narration than any chiller since Gone Girl It is liable to draw a large bedazzled readership The New York Times Like its train the story blasts through the stagnation of these lives in suburban London and the reader cannot help but turn pages The Boston Globe Gone Girl fans will devour this psychological thriller People A debut psychological thriller that will forever change the way you look at other people s lives Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning Every day she rattles down the track flashes past a stretch of cozy suburban homes and stops at the signal that allows her to daily watch the same couple breakfasting on their deck She s even started to feel like she knows them Jess and Jason she calls them Their life as she sees it is perfect Not unlike the life she recently lost And then she sees something shocking It s only a minute until the train moves on but it s enough Now everything s changed Unable to keep it to herself Rachel offers what she knows to the police and becomes inextricably entwined in what happens next as well as in the lives of everyone involved Has she done more harm than good Compulsively readable The Girl... on the Train is an emotionally immersive Hitchcockian thriller and an electrifying debut more
The extraordinary new novel by the 1 New York Times bestselling author of The Collector Shelby Foxworth lost her husband Then she lost her illusions The man who took her from Tennessee to an exclusive Philadelphia suburb left her in crippling debt He was an adulterer and a liar and when Shelby tracks down his safe-deposit box she finds multiple IDs The man she loved wasn t just dead He never really existed Shelby takes her three-year-old daughter and heads south to seek comfort in her hometown where she meets someone new Griff Lott a successful contractor But her husband had secrets she has yet to discover Even in this small town surrounded by loved ones danger is closer than she knows and threatens Griff as well And an attempted murder is only the beginning
1 New York Times bestselling master of suspense Harlan Coben delivers his most shocking thriller yet proving that a well-placed lie can help build a wonderful life-- and a secret has the same explosive power to destroy it The Stranger appears out of nowhere perhaps in a bar or a parking lot or at the grocery store His identity is unknown His motives are unclear His information is undeniable Then he whispers a few words in your ear and disappears leaving you picking up the pieces of your shattered world Adam Price has a lot to lose a comfortable marriage to a beautiful woman two wonderful sons and all the trappings of the American Dream a big house a good job a seemingly perfect life Then he runs into the Stranger When he learns a devastating secret about his wife Corinne he confronts her and the mirage of perfection disappears as if it never existed at all Soon Adam finds himself tangled in something far darker than even Corinne s deception and realizes that if he doesn t make exactly the right moves the conspiracy he s stumbled into will not only ruin lives it will end them
WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE From the highly acclaimed multiple award-winning Anthony Doerr the beautiful stunningly ambitious instant New York Times bestseller about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II Marie-Laure lives with her father in Paris near the Museum of Natural History where he works as the master of its thousands of locks When she is six Marie-Laure goes blind and her father builds a perfect miniature of their neighborhood so she can memorize it by touch and navigate her way home When she is twelve the Nazis occupy Paris and father and daughter flee to the walled citadel of Saint-Malo where Marie-Laure s reclusive great-uncle lives in a tall house by the sea With them they carry what might be the museum s most valuable and dangerous jewel In a mining town in Germany the orphan Werner grows up with his younger sister enchanted by a crude radio they find Werner becomes an expert at building and fixing these crucial new instruments a talent that wins him a place at a brutal academy for Hitler Youth then a special assignment to track the resistance More and more aware of the human cost of his intelligence Werner travels through... the heart of the war and finally into Saint-Malo where his story and Marie-Laure s converge Doerr s stunning sense of physical detail and gorgeous metaphors San Francisco Chronicle are dazzling Deftly interweaving the lives of Marie-Laure and Werner he illuminates the ways against all odds people try to be good to one another Ten years in the writing a National Book Award finalist All the Light We Cannot See is a magnificent deeply moving novel from a writer whose sentences never fail to thrill Los Angeles Times more
With over 110 million copies of his novels in print David Baldacci is one of the most widely read storytellers in the world Now he introduces a startling original new character a man with perfect memory who must solve his own family s murder MEMORY MANAmos Decker s life changed forever--twice The first time was on the gridiron A big towering athlete he was the only person from his hometown of Burlington ever to go pro But his career ended before it had a chance to begin On his very first play a violent helmet-to-helmet collision knocked him off the field for good and left him with an improbable side effect--he can never forget anything The second time was at home nearly two decades later Now a police detective Decker returned from a stakeout one evening and entered a nightmare--his wife young daughter and brother-in-law had been murdered His family destroyed their killer s identity as mysterious as the motive behind the crime and unable to forget a single detail from that horrible night Decker finds his world collapsing around him He leaves the police force loses his home and winds up on the street taking piecemeal jobs as a private investigator when he can But over a year later a man turns himself in to the police and confesses... to the murders At the same time a horrific event nearly brings Burlington to its knees and Decker is called back in to help with this investigation Decker also seizes his chance to learn what really happened to his family that night To uncover the stunning truth he must use his remarkable gifts and confront the burdens that go along with them He must endure the memories he would much rather forget And he may have to make the ultimate sacrifice MEMORY MAN will stay with you long after the turn of the final page more
In love we find out who we want to be In war we find out who we are FRANCE 1939In the quiet village of Carriveau Vianne Mauriac says goodbye to her husband Antoine as he heads for the Front She doesn t believe that the Nazis will invade France but invade they do in droves of marching soldiers in caravans of trucks and tanks in planes that fill the skies and drop bombs upon the innocent When a German captain requisitions Vianne s home she and her daughter must live with the enemy or lose everything Without food or money or hope as danger escalates all around them she is forced to make one impossible choice after another to keep her family alive Vianne s sister Isabelle is a rebellious eighteen-year-old girl searching for purpose with all the reckless passion of youth While thousands of Parisians march into the unknown terrors of war she meets G etan a partisan who believes the French can fight the Nazis from within France and she falls in love as only the young can completely But when he betrays her Isabelle joins the Resistance and never looks back risking her life time and again to save others With courage grace and powerful insight bestselling author Kristin Hannah captures the epic panorama of WWII and illuminates an intimate... part of history seldom seen the women s war The Nightingale tells the stories of two sisters separated by years and experience by ideals passion and circumstance each embarking on her own dangerous path toward survival love and freedom in German-occupied war-torn France--a heartbreakingly beautiful novel that celebrates the resilience of the human spirit and the durability of women It is a novel for everyone a novel for a lifetime more
In the tradition of his beloved first novel The Notebook 1 New York Times bestselling author Nicholas Sparks returns with the remarkable story of two couples whose lives intersect in profound and surprising ways Ira Levinson is in trouble Ninety-one years old and stranded and injured after a car crash he struggles to retain consciousness until a blurry image materializes beside him his beloved wife Ruth who passed away nine years ago Urging him to hang on she forces him to remain alert by recounting the stories of their lifetime together - how they met the precious paintings they collected together the dark days of WWII and its effect on them and their families Ira knows that Ruth can t possibly be in the car with him but he clings to her words and his memories reliving the sorrows and everyday joys that defined their marriage A few miles away at a local bull-riding event a Wake Forest College senior s life is about to change Recovering from a recent break-up Sophia Danko meets a young cowboy named Luke who bears little resemblance to the privileged frat boys she has encountered at school Through Luke Sophia is introduced to a world in which the stakes of survival and success ruin and reward -- even life and death - loom large in... everyday life As she and Luke fall in love Sophia finds herself imagining a future far removed from her plans -- a future that Luke has the power to rewrite if the secret he s keeping doesn t destroy it first Ira and Ruth Sophia and Luke Two couples who have little in common and who are separated by years and experience Yet their lives will converge with unexpected poignancy reminding us all that even the most difficult decisions can yield extraordinary journeys beyond despair beyond death to the farthest reaches of the human heart more
PROTECT THE RICH SERVE THE FAMOUS HUNT THE GUILTY NYPD Red is the elite highly trained task force assigned to protect the rich the famous and the connected And Detective Zach Jordan and his partner Kylie MacDonald-the woman who broke his heart at the police academy-are the best of the best brilliant and tireless investigators who will stop at nothing to deliver justice Zach and Kylie s New Year s celebrations are cut short when they re called to the home of billionaire businessman Hunter Alden Jr after he makes a grisly discovery in his townhouse garage When Alden s teenage son goes missing soon afterwards and his father seems oddly reluctant to find him Zach and Kylie find themselves in the middle of a chilling conspiracy that threatens everyone in its wake-especially their city s most powerful citizens NYPD Red 3 is the next sensational novel in James Patterson s explosive new series a thriller that goes behind the closed doors of New York high society and into the depths of depravity
1 New York Times BestsellerFrom the bestselling author and master of narrative nonfiction comes the enthralling story of the sinking of the LusitaniaOn May 1 1915 with WWI entering its tenth month a luxury ocean liner as richly appointed as an English country house sailed out of New York bound for Liverpool carrying a record number of children and infants The passengers were surprisingly at ease even though Germany had declared the seas around Britain to be a war zone For months German U-boats had brought terror to the North Atlantic But the Lusitania was one of the era s great transatlantic Greyhounds the fastest liner then in service and her captain William Thomas Turner placed tremendous faith in the gentlemanly strictures of warfare that for a century had kept civilian ships safe from attack Germany however was determined to change the rules of the game and Walther Schwieger the captain of Unterseeboot-20 was happy to oblige Meanwhile an ultra-secret British intelligence unit tracked Schwieger s U-boat but told no one As U-20 and the Lusitania made their way toward Liverpool an array of forces both grand and achingly small hubris a chance fog a closely guarded secret and more all converged to produce one of the great... disasters of history It is a story that many of us think we know but don t and Erik Larson tells it thrillingly switching between hunter and hunted while painting a larger portrait of America at the height of the Progressive Era Full of glamour and suspense Dead Wake brings to life a cast of evocative characters from famed Boston bookseller Charles Lauriat to pioneering female architect Theodate Pope to President Woodrow Wilson a man lost to grief dreading the widening war but also captivated by the prospect of new love Gripping and important Dead Wake captures the sheer drama and emotional power of a disaster whose intimate details and true meaning have long been obscured by history From the Hardcover edition more
A remarkable history with elements of both In the President s Secret Service and The Butler The Residence offers an intimate account of the service staff of the White House from the Kennedys to the Obamas America s First Families are unknowable in many ways No one has insight into their true character like the people who serve their meals and make their beds every day Full of stories and details by turns dramatic humorous and heartwarming The Residence reveals daily life in the White House as it is really lived through the voices of the maids butlers cooks florists doormen engineers and others who tend to the needs of the President and First Family These dedicated professionals maintain the six-floor mansion s 132 rooms 35 bathrooms 28 fireplaces three elevators and eight staircases and prepare everything from hors d oeuvres for intimate gatherings to meals served at elaborate state dinners Over the course of the day they gather in the lower level s basement kitchen to share stories trade secrets forge lifelong friendships and sometimes even fall in love Combining incredible first-person anecdotes from extensive interviews with scores of White House staff members many speaking for the first time with archival research Kate... Andersen Brower tells their story She reveals the intimacy between the First Family and the people who serve them as well as tension that has shaken the staff over the decades From the housekeeper and engineer who fell in love while serving President Reagan to Jackie Kennedy s private moment of grief with a beloved staffer after her husband s assassination to the tumultuous days surrounding President Nixon s resignation and President Clinton s impeachment battle The Residence is full of surprising and moving details that illuminate day-to-day life at the White House more
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