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The highly anticipated finale to the 1 New York Times bestselling trilogy that began with A Discovery of Witches After traveling through time in Shadow of Night the second book in Deborah Harkness s enchanting series historian and witch Diana Bishop and vampire scientist Matthew Clairmont return to the present to face new crises and old enemies At Matthew s ancestral home at Sept-Tours they reunite with the cast of characters from A Discovery of Witches with one significant exception But the real threat to their future has yet to be revealed and when it is the search for Ashmole 782 and its missing pages takes on even more urgency In the trilogy s final volume Harkness deepens her themes of power and passion family and caring past deeds and their present consequences In ancestral homes and university laboratories using ancient knowledge and modern science from the hills of the Auvergne to the palaces of Venice and beyond the couple at last learn what the witches discovered so many centuries ago With more than one million copies sold in the United States and appearing in thirty-eight foreign editions A Discovery of Witches and Shadow of Night have landed on all of the major bestseller lists and garnered rave reviews from... countless publications Eagerly awaited by Harkness s legion of fans The Book of Life brings this superbly written series to a deeply satisfying close more
On 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
Gabriel Allon art restorer and occasional spy searches for a stolen masterpiece by Caravaggio in 1 New York Times bestselling author Daniel Silva s latest action-packed tale of high stakes international intrigue Sometimes the best way to find a stolen masterpiece is to steal another one Master novelist Daniel Silva has thrilled readers with sixteen thoughtful and gripping spy novels featuring a diverse cast of compelling characters and ingenious plots that have taken them around the globe and back from the United States to Europe Russia to the Middle East His brilliant creation Gabriel Allon art restorer assassin spy has joined the pantheon of great fictional secret agents including George Smiley Jack Ryan Jason Bourne and Simon Templar Following the success of his smash hit The English Girl Daniel Silva returns with another powerhouse of a novel that showcases his outstanding skill and brilliant imagination and is sure to be a must read for both his multitudes of fans and growing legions of converts
1 New York Times bestselling author Brad Thor delivers his most frightening and pulse-pounding thriller ever After a CIA agent mysteriously dies overseas his top asset surfaces with a startling and terrifying claim There s just one problem no one knows if she can be trusted But when six exchange students go missing two airplane passengers trade places and one political-asylum seeker is arrested a deadly chain of events is set in motion With the United States facing an imminent and devastating attack America s new president must turn to covert counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath to help carry out two of the most dangerous operations in the country s history Code-named Gold Dust and Blackbird they are shrouded in absolute secrecy as either of them if discovered will constitute an act of war
The Great Recession of 2008 left many young professionals out of work Promising careers were suddenly ended as banks hedge funds and law firms engaged in mass lay-offs and brutal belt tightening Samantha Kofer was a third year associate at Scully Pershing New York City s largest law firm Two weeks after Lehman Brothers collapsed she lost her job her security and her future A week later she was working as an unpaid intern in a legal aid clinic deep in small town Appalachia There for the first time in her career she was confronted with real clients with real problems She also stumbled across secrets that should have remained buried deep in the mountains forever
When novelist Owen Quine goes missing his wife calls in private detective Cormoran Strike At first Mrs Quine just thinks her husband has gone off by himself for a few days-as he has done before-and she wants Strike to find him and bring him home But as Strike investigates it becomes clear that there is more to Quine s disappearance than his wife realizes The novelist has just completed a manuscript featuring poisonous pen-portraits of almost everyone he knows If the novel were to be published it would ruin lives-meaning that there are a lot of people who might want him silenced When Quine is found brutally murdered under bizarre circumstances it becomes a race against time to understand the motivation of a ruthless killer a killer unlike any Strike has encountered before A compulsively readable crime novel with twists at every turn THE SILKWORM is the second in the highly acclaimed series featuring Cormoran Strike and his determined young assistant Robin Ellacott
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
In a mega-stakes high-suspense race against time three of the most unlikely and winning heroes Stephen King has ever created try to stop a lone killer from blowing up thousands In the frigid pre-dawn hours in a distressed Midwestern city hundreds of desperate unemployed folks are lined up for a spot at a job fair Without warning a lone driver plows through the crowd in a stolen Mercedes running over the innocent backing up and charging again Eight people are killed fifteen are wounded The killer escapes In another part of town months later a retired cop named Bill Hodges is still haunted by the unsolved crime When he gets a crazed letter from someone who self-identifies as the perk and threatens an even more diabolical attack Hodges wakes up from his depressed and vacant retirement hell-bent on preventing another tragedy Brady Hartsfield lives with his alcoholic mother in the house where he was born He loved the feel of death under the wheels of the Mercedes and he wants that rush again Only Bill Hodges with a couple of highly unlikely allies can apprehend the killer before he strikes again And they have no time to lose because Brady s next mission if it succeeds will kill or maim thousands Mr Mercedes is a war between good and... evil from the master of suspense whose insight into the mind of this obsessed insane killer is chilling and unforgettable more
Ken Follett s Century Trilogy follows the fortunes of five intertwined families American German Russian English and Welsh as they make their way through the twentieth century It has been called potent engrossing Publishers Weekly and truly epic Huffington Post USA Today said You actually feel like you re there Edge of Eternity the finale covers one of the most tumultuous eras of all the 1960s through the 1980s encompassing civil rights assassinations Vietnam the Berlin Wall the Cuban Missile Crisis presidential impeachment revolution and rock and roll East German teacher Rebecca Hoffman discovers she s been spied on by the Stasi for years and commits an impulsive act that will affect her family for generations George Jakes himself bi-racial bypasses corporate law to join Robert F Kennedy s Justice Department and finds himself in the middle of not only the seminal events of the civil rights battle but also a much more personal battle Cameron Dewar the grandson of a senator jumps at the chance to do some espionage for a cause he believes in only to discover that the world is much more dangerous than he d imagined Dimka Dvorkin a young aide to Khrushchev becomes an agent for good and for ill as the Soviet Union and the United... States race to the brink of nuclear war while his twin sister Tania carves out a role that will take her from Moscow to Cuba to Prague to Warsaw and into history These characters and many others find their lives inextricably entangled as they add their personal stories and insight to the most defining events of the 20th century From the opulent offices of the most powerful world leaders to the shabby apartments of those trying to begin a new empire from the elite clubs of the wealthy and highborn to the passionate protests of a country s most marginalized citizens this is truly a drama for the ages With the Century Trilogy Follett has guided readers through an entire era of history with a master s touch His unique ability to tell fascinating brilliantly researched stories that captivate readers and keep them turning the pages is unparalleled In this climactic and concluding saga Follett brings us into a world we thought we knew but now will never seem the same again more
A surefire hit The Aussie author of last year s runaway hit The Husband s Secret comes back with another winning and wise novel that intertwines the lives of three women -Entertainment Weekly What a wonderful writer smart wise funny Anne Lamott 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
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