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NYPD Red chases a ruthless murderer with an uncontrollable lust for money--and blood It s another glamorous night in the heart of Manhattan at a glitzy movie premiere a gorgeous starlet dressed to the nines and dripping in millions of dollars worth of jewelry on loan makes her way past a horde of fans and paparazzi But then there s a sudden loud noise an even louder scream and a vicious crime with millions of witnesses and no suspect--and now NYPD Red has a new case on its hands NYPD Red the elite task force assigned to protect the rich famous and connected in the city where crime never sleeps Detective Zach Jordan and his partner Kylie MacDonald--a former girlfriend from the police academy who he hasn t quite gotten over--are the best that Red has to offer brilliant and tireless investigators who will stop at nothing to crack a case even if it means putting their own complicated lives on the back burner From celebrity penthouses to the depths of Manhattan s criminal underworld Zach and Kylie are soon in hot pursuit of a cold-blooded killer with everything to lose and millions to gain if he can just shake the detectives on his trail With the city on edge the mayor out of patience and the flames of their personal relationship... threatening to reignite and ruin everything Zach and Kylie are facing down their worst fears--and their worst enemy yet more
The beloved New York Times bestseller with more than five million copies sold The stunning sequel After You is available now Soon to be a major motion picture with US release on June 3 2016 They had nothing in common until love gave them everything to lose Louisa Clark is an ordinary girl living an exceedingly ordinary life steady boyfriend close family who has barely been farther afield than their tiny village She takes a badly needed job working for ex Master of the Universe Will Traynor who is wheelchair bound after an accident Will has always lived a huge life big deals extreme sports worldwide travel and now he s pretty sure he cannot live the way he is Will is acerbic moody bossy but Lou refuses to treat him with kid gloves and soon his happiness means more to her than she expected When she learns that Will has shocking plans of his own she sets out to show him that life is still worth living A Love Story for this generation Me Before You brings to life two people who couldn t have less in common a heartbreakingly romantic novel that asks What do you do when making the person you love happy also means breaking your own heart From the Trade Paperback edition
The new novel featuring homicide detective Eve Dallas from the 1 New York Times bestselling author of Devoted in Death Sometimes brotherhood can be another word for conspiracy Dennis Mira just had two unpleasant surprises First he learned that his cousin Edward was secretly meeting with a real estate agent about their late grandfather s magnificent West Village brownstone despite the promise they both made to keep it in the family Then when he went to the house to confront Edward about it he got a blunt object to the back of the head Luckily Dennis is married to Charlotte Mira the NYPSD s top profiler and a good friend of Lieutenant Eve Dallas When the two arrive on the scene he explains that the last thing he saw was Edward in a chair bruised and bloody When he came to his cousin was gone With the mess cleaned up and the security disks removed there s nothing left behind but a few traces for forensics to analyze As a former lawyer judge and senator Edward Mira mingled with the elite and crossed paths with criminals making enemies on a regular basis Like so many politicians he also made some very close friends behind closed and locked doors But a badge and a billionaire husband can get you into places others can t go and Eve... intends to shine some light on the dirty deals and dark motives behind the disappearance of a powerful man the family discord over a multimillion-dollar piece of real estate and a new case that no one saw coming more
1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER For readers of Atul Gawande Andrew Solomon and Anne Lamott a profoundly moving exquisitely observed memoir by a young neurosurgeon faced with a terminal cancer diagnosis who attempts to answer the question What makes a life worth living At the age of thirty-six on the verge of completing a decade s worth of training as a neurosurgeon Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer One day he was a doctor treating the dying and the next he was a patient struggling to live And just like that the future he and his wife had imagined evaporated When Breath Becomes Air chronicles Kalanithi s transformation from a na ve medical student possessed as he wrote by the question of what given that all organisms die makes a virtuous and meaningful life into a neurosurgeon at Stanford working in the brain the most critical place for human identity and finally into a patient and new father confronting his own mortality What makes life worth living in the face of death What do you do when the future no longer a ladder toward your goals in life flattens out into a perpetual present What does it mean to have a child to nurture a new life as another fades away These are some of the questions Kalanithi wrestles... with in this profoundly moving exquisitely observed memoir Paul Kalanithi died in March 2015 while working on this book yet his words live on as a guide and a gift to us all I began to realize that coming face to face with my own mortality in a sense had changed nothing and everything he wrote Seven words from Samuel Beckett began to repeat in my head I can t go on I ll go on When Breath Becomes Air is an unforgettable life-affirming reflection on the challenge of facing death and on the relationship between doctor and patient from a brilliant writer who became both Praise for When Breath Becomes Air I guarantee that finishing this book and then forgetting about it is simply not an option Part of this book s tremendous impact comes from the obvious fact that its author was such a brilliant polymath And part comes from the way he conveys what happened to him passionately working and striving deferring gratification waiting to live learning to die so well None of it is maudlin Nothing is exaggerated As he wrote to a friend It s just tragic enough and just imaginable enough And just important enough to be unmissable Janet Maslin The New York Times An emotional investment well worth making a moving and thoughtful memoir of family medicine and literature It is despite its grim undertone accidentally inspiring The Washington Post Possesses the gravity and wisdom of an ancient Greek tragedy Kalanithi delivers his chronicle in austere beautiful prose The book brims with insightful reflections on mortality that are especially poignant coming from a trained physician familiar with what lies ahead The Boston Globe Devastating and spectacular Kalanithi is so likeable so relatable and so humble that you become immersed in his world and forget where it s all heading USA Today It s Kalanithi s unsentimental approach that makes When Breath Becomes Air so original and so devastating Its only fault is that the book like his life ends much too early Entertainment Weekly When Breath Becomes Air split my head open with its beauty Cheryl Strayedmore
1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A new book by Pulitzer Prize winner Elizabeth Strout is cause for celebration Her bestselling novels including Olive Kitteridge and The Burgess Boys have illuminated our most tender relationships Now in My Name Is Lucy Barton this extraordinary writer shows how a simple hospital visit becomes a portal to the most tender relationship of all the one between mother and daughter Lucy Barton is recovering slowly from what should have been a simple operation Her mother to whom she hasn t spoken for many years comes to see her Gentle gossip about people from Lucy s childhood in Amgash Illinois seems to reconnect them but just below the surface lie the tension and longing that have informed every aspect of Lucy s life her escape from her troubled family her desire to become a writer her marriage her love for her two daughters Knitting this powerful narrative together is the brilliant storytelling voice of Lucy herself keenly observant deeply human and truly unforgettable Praise for My Name Is Lucy Barton There is not a scintilla of sentimentality in this exquisite novel Instead in its careful words and vibrating silences My Name Is Lucy Barton offers us a rare wealth of emotion from darkest suffering to I was... so happy Oh I was happy simple joy Claire Messud The New York Times Book Review Spectacular Smart and cagey in every way It is both a book of withholdings and a book of great openness and wisdom Strout is in supreme and magnificent command of this novel at all times Lily King The Washington Post A short novel about love particularly the complicated love between mothers and daughters but also simpler more sudden bonds It evokes these connections in a style so spare so pure and so profound the book almost seems to be a kind of scripture or sutra if a very down-to-earth and unpretentious one Marion Winik Newsday Potent with distilled emotion Without a hint of self-pity Strout captures the ache of loneliness we all feel sometimes Time An aching illuminating look at mother-daughter devotion People A quiet sublimely merciful contemporary novel about love yearning and resilience in a family damaged beyond words The Boston Globe Sensitive deceptively simple It is Lucy s gentle honesty complex relationship with her husband and nuanced response to her mother s shortcomings that make this novel so subtly powerful It s more complex than it first appears and all the more emotionally persuasive for it San Francisco Chronicle Strout maps the complex terrain of human relationships by focusing on that which is often unspoken and only implied A powerful addition to Strout s body of work The Seattle Times Impressionistic and haunting Strout reminds us of the power of our stories and our ability to transcend our troubled narratives Miami Herald Writing of this quality comes from a commitment to listening from a perfect attunement to the human condition from an attention to reality so exact that it goes beyond a skill and becomes a virtue Hilary Mantel Magnificent Ann PatchettFrom the Hardcover edition 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
Bestselling author Jonathan Kellerman has been universally hailed as the master of psychological suspense and the blockbuster new thriller featuring Alex Delaware and Milo Sturgis confirms his status as today s preeminent practitioner of saber-sharp storytelling Psychologist Dr Alex Delaware meets beautiful and emotionally fragile TV actress Zelda Chase when called upon to evaluate her five-year-old son Ovid Years later Alex is unexpectedly reunited with Zelda when she is involuntarily committed after a bizarre psychotic episode Shortly after Zelda s release an already sad situation turns tragic when she is discovered dead on the grounds of a palatial Bel Air estate Having experienced more than enough of L A s dark side to recognize the scent of evil Alex turns to his friend LAPD Lieutenant Milo Sturgis for help in finding out who ended Zelda s broken life At the same time Alex is caught up in another quest the search for Zelda s missing son And when other victims vanish from the same upscale neighborhood worry turns to terror As Alex struggles to piece together the brief rise and steep fall of a gorgeous talented actress he and Milo unveil shattered dreams the corruption of a family and a grotesque betrayal of innocence With... each devastating revelation and damning clue Alex s brilliant mind is challenged as never before and his determination grows to see a killer caged and the truth set free Praise for Jonathan Kellerman Jonathan Kellerman s psychology skills and dark imagination are a potent literary mix Los Angeles Times Kellerman doesn t just write psychological thrillers he owns the genre Detroit Free PressFrom the Hardcover edition more
1 New York Times bestseller Nicholas Sparks turns his unrivaled talents to a new tale about love found and lost and the choices we hope we ll never have to make Travis Parker has everything a man could want a good job loyal friends even a waterfront home in small-town North Carolina In full pursuit of the good life - boating swimming and regular barbecues with his good-natured buddies -- he holds the vague conviction that a serious relationship with a woman would only cramp his style That is until Gabby Holland moves in next door Spanning the eventful years of young love marriage and family THE CHOICE ultimately confronts us with the most heartwrenching question of all how far would you go to keep the hope of love alive
From New York Times USA Today Bestseller Vi Keeland comes a sexy new standalone novel The first time I met Brody Easton was in the men s locker room It was my first interview as a professional sportscaster The famed quarterback decided to bare all And by all I don t mean he told me any of his secrets No The arrogant ass decided to drop his towel just as I asked the first question On camera The Super Bowl MVP quickly adopted a new hobby screwing with me When I pushed back he shifted from wanting to screw with me to wanting to screw me But I don t date players And it s not because I m one of the few women working in the world of professional football I d date an athlete It s the other kind of player I don t date You know the type Good looking strong cocky always looking to get laid Brody Easton was the ultimate player Every woman wanted to be the one to change him But the truth was all he needed was a girl worth changing for Turned out I was that girl Simple right Let s face it It never is There s a story between once upon a time and happily ever after And this one is ours Author s note - The Baller is a full-length standalone novel Due to strong language and sexual content this book is not intended for readers under the age of 18
Instant 1 New York Times Bestseller Nothing is more addicting than The Girl on the Train Vanity Fair 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 From the Hardcover edition more