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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
HE DID ALL THE RIGHT THINGS--AND THEN THE BODIES STARTED PILING UP The Dirty Lowdown wrote Nick James has nailed it The all too dark side of our legal industry and the type of character we re all too afraid to admit exists It looks like disbarred attorney Bobby Custer has won the lottery After serving four years of a seven-year sentence he gets an offer he can t refuse from the feds They just want him to keep an eye out for shady goings-on at one of the most prestigious law firms in the city And suddenly he s out out of jail but also totally cast out of his old life shunned by family and friends Bobby Custer is psychotic narcissistic psychopathic greedy unprincipled and always charming He did all the right things -- went to law school got a job in a good law firm -- right up until the conviction for a minor dalliance with a trust fund You could almost feel for the guy a young man tempted by the high life could make a mistake he regrets and end up losing everything And a guy who ll help you hide a body could just be a good friend But as the bodies start piling up you have to wonder if there s something about Bobby that s just not right Chilling and action-packed Corridor Man exposes a dark violent undercurrent just beneath the... surface of perfectly legal and above-board A combination of Breaking Bad and House of Cards Corridor Man is a sinister disturbing legal thriller series that s bound to keep you awake at night Books one two and three in the Corridor Man series 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
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
Read the New York Times bestseller that has taken the world by storm Meet Ove He s a curmudgeon the kind of man who points at people he dislikes as if they were burglars caught outside his bedroom window He has staunch principles strict routines and a short fuse People call him the bitter neighbor from hell But must Ove be bitter just because he doesn t walk around with a smile plastered to his face all the time Behind the cranky exterior there is a story and a sadness So when one November morning a chatty young couple with two chatty young daughters move in next door and accidentally flatten Ove s mailbox it is the lead-in to a comical and heartwarming tale of unkempt cats unexpected friendship and the ancient art of backing up a U-Haul All of which will change one cranky old man and a local residents association to their very foundations A feel-good story in the spirit of The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry and Major Pettigrew s Last Stand Fredrik Backman s novel about the angry old man next door is a thoughtful exploration of the profound impact one life has on countless others If there was an award for Most Charming Book of the Year this first novel by a Swedish blogger-turned-overnight-sensation would win hands down... Booklist starred review more
Instantly absorbing suspenseful romantic and stylish like binge-watching a great British drama on Masterpiece Theater Lee Child New York Times bestselling authorWorld War II comes to Farleigh Place the ancestral home of Lord Westerham and his five daughters when a soldier with a failed parachute falls to his death on the estate After his uniform and possessions raise suspicions MI5 operative and family friend Ben Cresswell is covertly tasked with determining if the man is a German spy The assignment also offers Ben the chance to be near Lord Westerham s middle daughter Pamela whom he furtively loves But Pamela has her own secret she has taken a job at Bletchley Park the British code-breaking facility As Ben follows a trail of spies and traitors which may include another member of Pamela s family he discovers that some within the realm have an appalling history-altering agenda Can he with Pamela s help stop them before England falls Inspired by the events and people of World War II writer Rhys Bowen crafts a sweeping and riveting saga of class family love and betrayal
The USA Today Bestseller The number one Kindle bestseller A cleverly crafted novel and an enthralling story A triumph DINAH JEFFERIESA Russian grand duchess and an English journalist Linked by one of the world s greatest mysteries Love Guilt Heartbreak 1914Russia is on the brink of collapse and the Romanov family faces a terrifyingly uncertain future Grand Duchess Tatiana has fallen in love with cavalry officer Dmitri but events take a catastrophic turn placing their romance and their lives in danger 2016Kitty Fisher escapes to her great-grandfather s remote cabin in America after a devastating revelation makes her flee London There on the shores of Lake Akanabee she discovers the spectacular jewelled pendant that will lead her to a long-buried family secret Haunting moving and beautifully written The Secret Wife effortlessly crosses centuries as past merges with present in an unforgettable story of love loss and resilience Perfect for fans of Kate Morton and Dinah Jefferies
A New York Times bestseller Chosen as a best book of the year by NPR The Washington Post The Chicago Tribune The San Francisco Chronicle and The Philadelphia Inquirer The same gorgeous layered richness that marked Towles debut Rules of Civility shapes A Gentleman in Moscow Entertainment Weekly The Grand Budapest Hotel and Eloise meets all the Bond villains TheSkimm Irresistible an elegant period piece as lavishly filigreed as a Faberge egg O the Oprah Magazine He can t leave his hotel You won t want to From the New York Times bestselling author of Rules of Civility a transporting novel about a man who is ordered to spend the rest of his life inside a luxury hotel In 1922 Count Alexander Rostov is deemed an unrepentant aristocrat by a Bolshevik tribunal and is sentenced to house arrest in the Metropol a grand hotel across the street from the Kremlin Rostov an indomitable man of erudition and wit has never worked a day in his life and must now live in an attic room while some of the most tumultuous decades in Russian history are unfolding outside the hotel s doors Unexpectedly his reduced circumstances provide him entry into a much larger world of emotional discovery Brimming with humor a glittering cast of characters and one... beautifully rendered scene after another this singular novel casts a spell as it relates the count s endeavor to gain a deeper understanding of what it means to be a man of purpose And the intrigue A Gentleman in Moscow is laced with sparkling threads they will tie up and tokens they will matter special keys secret compartments gold coins vials of coveted liquid old-fashioned pistols duels and scars hidden assignations discreet and smoky stolen passports a ruby necklace mysterious letters on elegant hotel stationery a luscious stage set backdrop for a downright Casablanca-like drama The San Francisco Chroniclemore
Losing the trial of his life could mean losing everything When a young reporter is found dead and a prominent Philadelphia businessman is accused of her murder Mick McFarland finds himself involved in the case of his life The defendant David Hanson was Mick s close friend in law school and the victim a TV news reporter had reached out to Mick for legal help only hours before her death Mick s played both sides of Philadelphia s courtrooms As a top-shelf defense attorney and former prosecutor he knows all the tricks of the trade And he ll need every one of them to win But as the trial progresses he s disturbed by developments that confirm his deepest fears This trial one that already hits too close to home may jeopardize his firm his family everything Now Mick s only way out is to mastermind the most brilliant defense he s ever spun one that will cross every legal and moral boundary
1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Alex Delaware and LAPD detective Milo Sturgis investigate the death of Alex s most mysterious patient to date in the sensational new thriller from the master of suspense 1 New York Times bestselling author Jonathan Kellerman At nearly one hundred years old Thalia Mars is a far cry from the patients that child psychologist Alex Delaware normally treats But the charming witty woman convinces Alex to meet with her in a suite at the Aventura a luxury hotel with a checkered history What Thalia wants from Alex are answers to unsettling questions about guilt patterns of criminal behavior victim selection When Alex asks the reason for her morbid fascination Thalia promises to tell all during their next session But when he shows up the following morning he is met with silence Thalia is dead in her room When questions arise about how Thalia perished Alex and homicide detective Milo Sturgis must peel back the layers of a fascinating but elusive woman s life and embark on one of the most baffling investigations either of them has ever experienced For Thalia Mars is a victim like no other an enigma who harbored nearly a century of secrets and whose life and death draw those around her into a vortex of violence... Heartbreak Hotel is classic Delaware and classic Kellerman Praise for Heartbreak Hotel Easy to dive into for mystery fans unfamiliar with the series and a welcome treat for readers who have been with Officer Sturgis and Dr Delaware since the beginning BooklistPraise 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 Press A master of the psychological thriller Peoplemore