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Mackenzie Allen Philips 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 the 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 a wintry afternoon and walks back into his darkest nightmare What he finds there will change Mack s world forever In a world where religion seems to grow increasingly irrelevant The Shack wrestles with the timeless question Where is God in a world so filled with unspeakable pain The answers Mack gets will astound you and perhaps transform you as much as it did him You ll want everyone you know to read this book
The 1 New York Times bestseller that Entertainment Weekly called a surefire hit NOW 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 KELLEY Sometimes 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
Bestselling author John Grisham stirs up trouble in paradise in his endlessly surprising new thriller Priceless F Scott Fitzgerald manuscripts stolen in a daring heist a young woman recruited to recover them a beach-resort bookseller who gets more than he bargained for all in one long summer on Camino Island
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 winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction as well as five other awards The Sympathizer is the breakthrough novel of the year With the pace and suspense of a thriller and prose that has been compared to Graham Greene and Saul Bellow The Sympathizer is a sweeping epic of love and betrayal The narrator a communist double agent is a man of two minds a half-French half-Vietnamese army captain who arranges to come to America after the Fall of Saigon and while building a new life with other Vietnamese refugees in Los Angeles is secretly reporting back to his communist superiors in Vietnam The Sympathizer is a blistering exploration of identity and America a gripping espionage novel and a powerful story of love and friendship
Echoes in Death the chilling new suspense novel from 1 New York Times bestselling author J D Robb is the perfect entry point into the compelling In Death police procedural series featuring Lieutenant Eve Dallas As NY Lt Eve Dallas and her billionaire husband Roarke are driving home a young woman dazed naked and bloody suddenly stumbles out in front of their car Roarke slams on the brakes and Eve springs into action Daphne Strazza is rushed to the ER but it s too late for her husband Dr Anthony Strazza A brilliant orthopedic surgeon he now lies dead amid the wreckage of his obsessively organized town house his three safes opened and emptied Daphne would be a valuable witness but in her terror and shock the only description of the perp she can offer is repeatedly calling him the devil While it emerges that Dr Strazza was cold controlling and widely disliked this is one case where the evidence doesn t point to the spouse So Eve and her team must get started on the legwork interviewing everyone from dinner-party guests to professional colleagues to caterers in a desperate race to answer some crucial questions What does the devil look like And where will he show up next
College student Joe Talbert has the modest goal of completing a writing assignment for an English class His task is to interview a stranger and write a brief biography of the person With deadlines looming Joe heads to a nearby nursing home to find a willing subject There he meets Carl Iverson and soon nothing in Joe s life is ever the same Carl is a dying Vietnam veteran--and a convicted murderer With only a few months to live he has been medically paroled to a nursing home after spending thirty years in prison for the crimes of rape and murder As Joe writes about Carl s life especially Carl s valor in Vietnam he cannot reconcile the heroism of the soldier with the despicable acts of the convict Joe along with his skeptical female neighbor throws himself into uncovering the truth but he is hamstrung in his efforts by having to deal with his dangerously dysfunctional mother the guilt of leaving his autistic brother vulnerable and a haunting childhood memory Thread by thread Joe unravels the tapestry of Carl s conviction But as he and Lila dig deeper into the circumstances of the crime the stakes grow higher Will Joe discover the truth before it s too late to escape the fallout
From John Grisham America s 1 bestselling author comes the most electrifying novel of the year a high-stakes thrill ride through the darkest corners of the Sunshine State We expect our judges to be honest and wise Their integrity and impartiality are the bedrock of the entire judicial system We trust them to ensure fair trials to protect the rights of all litigants to punish those who do wrong and to oversee the orderly and efficient flow of justice But what happens when a judge bends the law or takes a bribe It s rare but it happens Lacy Stoltz is an investigator for the Florida Board on Judicial Conduct She is a lawyer not a cop and it is her job to respond to complaints dealing with judicial misconduct After nine years with the Board she knows that most problems are caused by incompetence not corruption But a corruption case eventually crosses her desk A previously disbarred lawyer is back in business with a new identity He now goes by the name Greg Myers and he claims to know of a Florida judge who has stolen more money than all other crooked judges combined And not just crooked judges in Florida All judges from all states and throughout U S history What s the source of the ill-gotten gains It seems the judge was secretly... involved with the construction of a large casino on Native American land The Coast Mafia financed the casino and is now helping itself to a sizable skim of each month s cash The judge is getting a cut and looking the other way It s a sweet deal Everyone is making money But now Greg wants to put a stop to it His only client is a person who knows the truth and wants to blow the whistle and collect millions under Florida law Greg files a complaint with the Board on Judicial Conduct and the case is assigned to Lacy Stoltz who immediately suspects that this one could be dangerous Dangerous is one thing Deadly is something else more
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER In the tradition of The Girl on the Train The Silent Wife and Gone Girl comes an enthralling psychological thriller that spins one woman s seemingly good fortune and another woman s mysterious fate through a kaleidoscope of duplicity death and deception SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE DIRECTED BY RON HOWARDPlease make a list of every possession you consider essential to your life The request seems odd even intrusive and for the two women who answer the consequences are devastating EMMA Reeling from a traumatic break-in Emma wants a new place to live But none of the apartments she sees are affordable or feel safe Until One Folgate Street The house is an architectural masterpiece a minimalist design of pale stone plate glass and soaring ceilings But there are rules The enigmatic architect who designed the house retains full control no books no throw pillows no photos or clutter or personal effects of any kind The space is intended to transform its occupant and it does JANE After a personal tragedy Jane needs a fresh start When she finds One Folgate Street she is instantly drawn to the space and to its aloof but seductive creator Moving in Jane soon learns about the untimely death of the home s previous... tenant a woman similar to Jane in age and appearance As Jane tries to untangle truth from lies she unwittingly follows the same patterns makes the same choices crosses paths with the same people and experiences the same terror as the girl before Praise for The Girl Before Dazzling startling and above all cunning a pitch-perfect novel of psychological suspense Lee Child Riveting One of the most compelling page-turners I ve read in years Twisty turny and with an ending not to be missed Lisa Gardner The Girl Before is a cat-and-mouse game that toys with our expectations and twists our sympathies At times almost unbearably suspenseful it keeps us guessing from the first page to the very last Don t miss it Joseph Finder Riveting Writing with precision and grace Delaney strips away the characters secrets until the raw truth of each is revealed Publishers Weekly Superior psychological suspense a cleverly constructed thriller The Bookseller A masterfully crafted spellbinder guaranteed to astonish Booklist starred review more
From the author of the 1 New York Times bestseller The Husband s Secret A cheerfully engaging novel for anyone who s ever asked herself How did I get here Alice Love is twenty-nine crazy about her husband and pregnant with her first child So imagine Alice s surprise when she comes to on the floor of a gym a gym She HATES the gym and is whisked off to the hospital where she discovers the honeymoon is truly over she s getting divorced she has three kids and she s actually 39 years old Alice must reconstruct the events of a lost decade and find out whether it s possible to reconstruct her life at the same time She has to figure out why her sister hardly talks to her and how is it that she s become one of those super skinny moms with really expensive clothes Ultimately Alice must discover whether forgetting is a blessing or a curse and whether it s possible to start over Kirkus Reviews
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