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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
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 NEW MEMORY MAN NOVEL Amos Decker witnesses a murder just outside FBI headquarters A man shoots a woman execution-style on a crowded sidewalk then turns the gun on himself Even with Decker s extraordinary powers of observation and deduction the killing is baffling Decker and his team can find absolutely no connection between the shooter--a family man with a successful consulting business--and his victim a schoolteacher Nor is there a hint of any possible motive for the attack Enter Harper Brown An agent of the Defense Intelligence Agency she orders Decker to back off the case The murder is part of an open DIA investigation one so classified that Decker and his team aren t cleared for it But they learn that the DIA believes solving the murder is now a matter of urgent national security Critical information may have been leaked to a hostile government--or worse an international terrorist group--and an attack may be imminent Decker s never been one to follow the rules especially with the stakes so high Forced into an uneasy alliance with Agent Brown Decker remains laser focused on only one goal solving the case before it s too late
Soon to be a major motion picture Stephen King s terrifying classic 1 New York Times bestseller a landmark in American literature Chicago Sun-Times about seven adults who return to their hometown to confront a nightmare they had first stumbled on as teenagers an evil without a name It Welcome to Derry Maine It s a small city a place as hauntingly familiar as your own hometown Only in Derry the haunting is real They were seven teenagers when they first stumbled upon the horror Now they are grown-up men and women who have gone out into the big world to gain success and happiness But the promise they made twenty-eight years ago calls them reunite in the same place where as teenagers they battled an evil creature that preyed on the city s children Now children are being murdered again and their repressed memories of that terrifying summer return as they prepare to once again battle the monster lurking in Derry s sewers Readers of Stephen King know that Derry Maine is a place with a deep dark hold on the author It reappears in many of his books including Bag of Bones Hearts in Atlantis and 11 22 63 But it all starts with It Stephen King s most mature work St Petersburg Times It will overwhelm you to be read in a well-lit room only Los... Angeles Times more
The Instant 1 New York Times and USA Today BestsellerThree bodies in a beautiful and luxurious bedroom Billy Harney was born to be a cop The son of Chicago s chief of detectives whose twin sister is also on the force Billy plays it by the book Alongside Detective Kate Fenton Billy s tempestuous adrenaline-junkie partner there s nothing he wouldn t sacrifice for his job Enter Amy Lentini a hard-charging assistant state s attorney hell-bent on making a name for herself-who suspects Billy isn t the cop he claims to be They re about to be linked by more than their careers One missing black book A horrifying murder leads investigators to an unexpected address-an exclusive brothel that caters to Chicago s most powerful citizens There s plenty of incriminating evidence on the scene-but what matters most is what s missing the madam s black book Now shock waves are rippling through the city s elite and everyone s desperate to find it Chicago has never been more dangerous As everyone who s anyone in Chicago scrambles to get their hands on the elusive black book no one s motives can be trusted An ingenious inventive thriller about power corruption and the power of secrets to scandalize a city-and possibly destroy a family-The Black Book is... James Patterson at his page-turning best more
A gang of thieves stage a daring heist from a secure vault deep below Princeton University s Firestone Library Their loot is priceless but Princeton has insured it for twenty-five million dollars Bruce Cable owns a popular bookstore in the sleepy resort town of Santa Rosa on Camino Island in Florida He makes his real money though as a prominent dealer in rare books Very few people know that he occasionally dabbles in the black market of stolen books and manuscripts Mercer Mann is a young novelist with a severe case of writer s block who has recently been laid off from her teaching position She is approached by an elegant mysterious woman working for an even more mysterious company A generous offer of money convinces Mercer to go undercover and infiltrate Bruce Cable s circle of literary friends ideally getting close enough to him to learn his secrets But eventually Mercer learns far too much and there s trouble in paradise as only John Grisham can deliver it
Now a Major Motion Picture starring Emma Watson and Tom Hanks A bestselling dystopian novel that tackles surveillance privacy and the frightening intrusions of technology in our lives When Mae Holland is hired to work for the Circle the world s most powerful internet company she feels she s been given the opportunity of a lifetime The Circle run out of a sprawling California campus links users personal emails social media banking and purchasing with their universal operating system resulting in one online identity and a new age of civility and transparency As Mae tours the open-plan office spaces the towering glass dining facilities the cozy dorms for those who spend nights at work she is thrilled with the company s modernity and activity There are parties that last through the night there are famous musicians playing on the lawn there are athletic activities and clubs and brunches and even an aquarium of rare fish retrieved from the Marianas Trench by the CEO Mae can t believe her luck her great fortune to work for the most influential company in the world even as life beyond the campus grows distant even as a strange encounter with a colleague leaves her shaken even as her role at the Circle becomes increasingly public What... begins as the captivating story of one woman s ambition and idealism soon becomes a heart-racing novel of suspense raising questions about memory history privacy democracy and the limits of human knowledge more
THE 1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER FROM THE AUTHOR OF BIG LITTLE LIES One of the Best Books of the Year Entertainment WeeklyOne of the Top Ten Books of the Year People magazineAt the heart of The Husband s Secret is a letter that s not meant to be read My darling Cecilia if you re reading this then I ve died Imagine your husband wrote you a letter to be opened after his death Imagine too that the letter contains his deepest darkest secret something with the potential to destroy not only the life you have built together but the lives of others as well And then imagine that you stumble across that letter while your husband is still very much alive Cecilia Fitzpatrick has achieved it all she s an incredibly successful businesswoman a pillar of her small community a devoted wife and mother Her life is as orderly and spotless as her home But that letter is about to change everything and not just for her There are other women who barely know Cecilia or each other but they too are about to feel the earth-shattering repercussions of her husband s secret Readers Guide Included
FROM THE 1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE HUSBAND S SECRET AND BIG LITTLE LIES A cheerfully engaging Kirkus Reviews 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
Lucas Davenport s first case as a U S Marshal sends him into uncharted territory in the thrilling new novel in the 1 New York Times-bestselling series The man was smart and he didn t mind killing people Welcome to the big leagues Davenport Thanks to some very influential people whose lives he saved Lucas is no longer working for the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension but for the U S Marshals Service and with unusual scope He gets to pick his own cases whatever they are wherever they lead him And where they ve led him this time is into real trouble A Biloxi Mississippi drug-cartel counting house gets robbed and suitcases full of cash disappear leaving behind five bodies including that of a six-year-old girl Davenport takes the case which quickly spirals out of control as cartel assassins including a torturer known as the Queen of home-improvement tools compete with Davenport to find the Dixie Hicks shooters who knocked over the counting house Things get ugly real fast and neither the cartel killers nor the holdup men give a damn about whose lives Davenport might have saved to them he s just another large target Filled with his trademark razor-sharp plotting and some of the best characters in suspense fiction Golden Prey is... further reason why Sandford has always been at the top of any list of great mystery writers The Huffington Post more