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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 unforgettable novel of a childhood in a sleepy Southern town and the crisis of conscience that rocked it To Kill A Mockingbird became both an instant bestseller and a critical success when it was first published in 1960 It went on to win the Pulitzer Prize in 1961 and was later made into an Academy Award-winning film also a classic Compassionate dramatic and deeply moving To Kill A Mockingbird takes readers to the roots of human behavior - to innocence and experience kindness and cruelty love and hatred humor and pathos Now with over 18 million copies in print and translated into forty languages this regional story by a young Alabama woman claims universal appeal Harper Lee always considered her book to be a simple love story Today it is regarded as a masterpiece of American literature
The electrifying tale of a New York City police detective under siege--by an unsolved murder by his own dark past and by a violent stalker seeking revenge Back in the run-and-gun days of the mid-1990s when a young Billy Graves worked in the South Bronx as part of an aggressive anti-crime unit known as the Wild Geese he made headlines by accidentally shooting a ten-year-old boy while struggling with an angel-dusted berserker on a crowded street Branded as a loose cannon by his higher-ups Billy spent years enduring one dead-end posting after another Now in his early forties he has somehow survived and become a sergeant in Manhattan Night Watch a small team of detectives charged with responding to all post-midnight felonies from Wall Street to Harlem Mostly his unit acts as little more than a set-up crew for the incoming shift but after years in police purgatory Billy is content simply to do his job Then comes a call that changes everything Night Watch is summoned to the four a m fatal slashing of a man in Penn Station and this time Billy s investigation moves beyond the usual handoff to the day tour And when he discovers that the victim was once a suspect in the unsolved murder of a twelve-year-old boy--a savage case with... connections to the former members of the Wild Geese--the bad old days are back in Billy s life with a vengeance tearing apart enduring friendships forged in the urban trenches and even threatening the safety of his family Razor-sharp and propulsively written The Whites introduces Harry Brandt--a new master of American crime fiction more
THE 1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLEROn a warm summer morning in North Carthage Missouri it is Nick and Amy Dunne s fifth wedding anniversary Presents are being wrapped and reservations are being made when Nick s clever and beautiful wife disappears Husband-of-the-Year Nick isn t doing himself any favors with cringe-worthy daydreams about the slope and shape of his wife s head but passages from Amy s diary reveal the alpha-girl perfectionist could have put anyone dangerously on edge Under mounting pressure from the police and the media as well as Amy s fiercely doting parents the town golden boy parades an endless series of lies deceits and inappropriate behavior Nick is oddly evasive and he s definitely bitter but is he really a killer
Check out the 1 New York Times bestseller Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty called a surefire hit by Entertainment Weekly The secrets burrowed in this seemingly placid small town are so suburban noir they would make David Lynch clap with glee Moriarty is a fantastically nimble writer so sure-footed that the book leaps between dark and light seamlessly even the big reveal in the final pages feels earned and genuinely shocking Entertainment Weekly Reading one of Liane Moriarty s novels is a bit like drinking a pink cosmo laced with arsenic BIG LITTLE LIES is a fun engaging and sometimes disturbing read USA TodaySometimes it s the little lies that turn out to be the most lethal A murder a tragic accident or just parents behaving badly What s indisputable is that someone is dead But who did what Big Little Lies follows three women each at a crossroads Madeline is a force to be reckoned with She s funny and biting passionate she remembers everything and forgives no one Her ex-husband and his yogi new wife have moved into her beloved beachside community and their daughter is in the same kindergarten class as Madeline s youngest how is this possible And to top it all off Madeline s teenage daughter seems to be choosing Madeline s... ex-husband over her How Is This Possible Celeste is the kind of beautiful woman who makes the world stop and stare While she may seem a bit flustered at times who wouldn t be with those rambunctious twin boys Now that the boys are starting school Celeste and her husband look set to become the king and queen of the school parent body But royalty often comes at a price and Celeste is grappling with how much more she is willing to pay New to town single mom Jane is so young that another mother mistakes her for the nanny Jane is sad beyond her years and harbors secret doubts about her son But why While Madeline and Celeste soon take Jane under their wing none of them realizes how the arrival of Jane and her inscrutable little boy will affect them all Big Little Lies is a brilliant take on ex-husbands and second wives mothers and daughters schoolyard scandal and the dangerous little lies we tell ourselves just to survive more
Six days ago astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars Now he s sure he ll be the first person to die there After a dust storm nearly kills him and forces his crew to evacuate while thinking him dead Mark finds himself stranded and completely alone with no way to even signal Earth that he s alive and even if he could get word out his supplies would be gone long before a rescue could arrive Chances are though he won t have time to starve to death The damaged machinery unforgiving environment or plain-old human error are much more likely to kill him first But Mark isn t ready to give up yet Drawing on his ingenuity his engineering skills and a relentless dogged refusal to quit he steadfastly confronts one seemingly insurmountable obstacle after the next Will his resourcefulness be enough to overcome the impossible odds against him
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
Mightier than the Sword opens with an IRA bomb exploding during the MV Buckingham s maiden voyage across the Atlantic - but how many passengers lose their lives When Harry Clifton visits his publisher in New York he learns that he has been elected as the new president of English PEN and immediately launches a campaign for the release of a fellow author Anatoly Babakov who s imprisoned in Siberia Babakov s crime Writing a book called Uncle Joe a devastating insight into what it was like to work for Stalin So determined is Harry to see Babakov released and the book published that he puts his own life in danger His wife Emma chairman of Barrington Shipping is facing the repercussions of the IRA attack on the Buckingham Some board members feel she should resign and Lady Virginia Fenwick will stop at nothing to cause Emma s downfall Sir Giles Barrington is now a minister of the Crown and looks set for even higher office until an official trip to Berlin does not end as a diplomatic success Once again Giles s political career is thrown off balance by none other than his old adversary Major Alex Fisher who once again stands against him at the election But who wins this time In London Harry and Emma s son Sebastian is quickly making a... name for himself at Farthing s Bank in London and has proposed to the beautiful young American Samantha But the despicable Adrian Sloane a man interested only in his own advancement and the ruin of Sebastian will stop at nothing to remove his rival Jeffrey Archer s compelling Clifton Chronicles continue in this his most accomplished novel to date With all the trademark twists and turns that have made him one of the world s most popular authors the spellbinding story of the Clifton and the Barrington families continues more
Lieutenant Eve Dallas walks the thin line between love and hate in this fabulous 40th thriller from 1 New York Times bestseller J D Robb Eve Dallas has solved a lot of high-profile murders for the NYPSD and gotten a lot of media She and her billionaire husband are getting accustomed to being objects of attention of gossip of speculation But now Eve has become the object of one person s obsession Someone who finds her extraordinary and thinks about her every hour of every day Who believes the two of them have a special relationship Who would kill for her again and again With a murderer reading meanings into her every move handling this case will be a delicate and dangerous psychological dance And Eve knows that underneath the worship and admiration a terrible threat lies in wait Because the beautiful lieutenant is not at all grateful for these bloody offerings from her true and loyal friend And in time idols always fall
John Grisham has a new hero and she s full of surprises The year is 2008 and Samantha Kofer s career at a huge Wall Street law firm is on the fast track until the recession hits and she gets downsized furloughed escorted out of the building Samantha though is one of the lucky associates She s offered an opportunity to work at a legal aid clinic for one year without pay after which there would be a slim chance that she d get her old job back In a matter of days Samantha moves from Manhattan to Brady Virginia population 2 200 in the heart of Appalachia a part of the world she has only read about Mattie Wyatt lifelong Brady resident and head of the town s legal aid clinic is there to teach her how to help real people with real problems For the first time in her career Samantha prepares a lawsuit sees the inside of an actual courtroom gets scolded by a judge and receives threats from locals who aren t so thrilled to have a big-city lawyer in town And she learns that Brady like most small towns harbors some big secrets Her new job takes Samantha into the murky and dangerous world of coal mining where laws are often broken rules are ignored regulations are flouted communities are divided and the land itself is under attack from Big... Coal Violence is always just around the corner and within weeks Samantha finds herself engulfed in litigation that turns deadly more
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