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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 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 Today 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
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
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
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
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERFrom one of the master storytellers of this or any age The Tampa Tribune comes the stunning final adventure of one of the most remarkable and appealing characters in current fiction The Virginian-Pilot as Dean Koontz brings the unforgettable odyssey of Odd Thomas to its dazzling conclusion Odd Thomas is back where it all started because the time has come to finish it Since he left his simple life in the small town of Pico Mundo California his journey has taken him to places strange and wonderful mysterious and terrifying Across the land in the company of mortals and spirits alike he has known kindness and cruelty felt love and loss saved lives and taken them as he s borne witness to humanity s greatest good and darkest evil Again and again he has gone where he must and done what he had to do for better or worse with his courage and devotion sorely tested and his soul forever changed Every triumph has been hard won Each sacrifice has taken its toll Now whatever destiny drives him has finally steered his steps home where those he cares for most surround him the memory of his tragically lost true love haunts him and one last challenge vast and dreadful awaits him For Odd Thomas born to serve a purpose far... greater than himself the wandering is done Only the reckoning remains Acclaim for Dean Koontz and his Odd Thomas novels Odd s strange gifts coupled with his intelligence and self-effacing humor make him one of the most quietly authoritative characters in recent popular fiction Publishers Weekly Koontz gives his character wit good humor a familiarity with the dark side of humanity and moral outrage USA Today The ultimate Everyman an avatar of hope and honor and courage for all of us the linchpin of a rollicking good tale Odd evokes the homespun wisdom of Forrest Gump amid the mind-spinning adventures of a Jack Bauer BookPage There s never anything predictable about an Odd Thomas adventure Booklist The nice young fry cook with the occult powers is Koontz s most likable creation candid upright amusing and sometimes withering The New York Times An inventive mix of suspense whimsy and uplift The Washington Post Heartfelt and provocative a wonderfully rich and entertaining story Chicago Sun-Timesmore
When New York Times foreign correspondent J B Collins hears rumors that an al-Qaeda splinter cell ISIS has captured a cache of chemical weapons inside Syria Collins knows this is a story he must pursue at all costs Does the commander of the jihadist faction really have the weapons If so who is the intended target The U S Israel Or someone else With tensions already high the impending visit of the American president to the region could prove to be the spark that sets off an explosion of horrendous proportions Knowing that terrorist forces are already trying to bring down two Arab governments in the region Iraq and Syria can Collins uncover the truth before it s too late Or will the terrorists succeed in setting their sights on the third target and achieving genocide
FROM THE 1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF GONE GIRLLibby Day was seven when her mother and two sisters were murdered in The Satan Sacrifice of Kinnakee Kansas She survived and famously testified that her fifteen-year-old brother Ben was the killer Twenty-five years later the Kill Club a secret society obsessed with notorious crimes locates Libby and pumps her for details They hope to discover proof that may free Ben Libby hopes to turn a profit off her tragic history She ll reconnect with the players from that night and report her findings to the club for a fee As Libby s search takes her from shabby Missouri strip clubs to abandoned Oklahoma tourist towns the unimaginable truth emerges and Libby finds herself right back where she started on the run from a killer
A dark and electrifying novel about addiction fanaticism and what might exist on the other side of life In a small New England town over half a century ago a shadow falls over a small boy playing with his toy soldiers Jamie Morton looks up to see a striking man the new minister Charles Jacobs along with his beautiful wife will transform the local church The men and boys are all a bit in love with Mrs Jacobs the women and girls feel the same about Reverend Jacobs including Jamie s mother and beloved sister Claire With Jamie the Reverend shares a deeper bond based on a secret obsession When tragedy strikes the Jacobs family this charismatic preacher curses God mocks all religious belief and is banished from the shocked town Jamie has demons of his own Wed to his guitar from the age of thirteen he plays in bands across the country living the nomadic lifestyle of bar-band rock and roll while fleeing from his family s horrific loss In his mid-thirties addicted to heroin stranded desperate Jamie meets Charles Jacobs again with profound consequences for both men Their bond becomes a pact beyond even the Devil s devising and Jamie discovers that revival has many meanings This rich and disturbing novel spans five decades on its way to the... most terrifying conclusion Stephen King has ever written It s a masterpiece from King in the great American tradition of Frank Norris Nathaniel Hawthorne and Edgar Allan Poe more
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