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The 1 New York Times Bestseller USA Today Book of the Year soon to be a major motion picture Nominated for the 2016 Holden-Crowther Book Award The debut psychological thriller that will forever change the way you look at other people s lives Nothing is more addicting than The Girl on the Train Vanity Fair 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 Marries movie noir with novelistic trickery hang on tight You ll be surprised by what horrors lurk around the bend USA Today 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 EVERY DAY THE SAME Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning and night 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 UNTIL TODAY 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 goes to the police But is she really as unreliable as they say Soon she is deeply entangled not only in the investigation but in the lives of everyone involved Has she done more harm than good more
The years-long New York Times bestseller and Goodreads Best Historical Novel that is irresistible seductive with a high concept plot that keeps you riveted from the first page O The Oprah Magazine soon to be a major motion picture from Spielberg s Dreamworks starring Michael Fassbender Rachel Weisz and Alicia Vikander and directed by Derek Cianfrance After four harrowing years on the Western Front Tom Sherbourne returns to Australia and takes a job as the lighthouse keeper on Janus Rock nearly half a day s journey from the coast To this isolated island where the supply boat comes once a season Tom brings a young bold and loving wife Isabel Years later after two miscarriages and one stillbirth the grieving Isabel hears a baby s cries on the wind A boat has washed up onshore carrying a dead man and a living baby Tom who keeps meticulous records and whose moral principles have withstood a horrific war wants to report the man and infant immediately But Isabel insists the baby is a gift from God and against Tom s judgment they claim her as their own and name her Lucy When she is two Tom and Isabel return to the mainland and are reminded that there are other people in the world Their choice has devastated one of them Elegantly rendered... heart-wrenching beautifully drawn USA TODAY The Light Between Oceans is a gorgeous debut novel not soon to be forgotten more
Ten years after the high-profile kidnapping of two young boys only one returns home in Harlan Coben s gripping thriller A decade ago kidnappers grabbed two boys from wealthy families and demanded ransom then went silent No trace of the boys ever surfaced For ten years their families have been left with nothing but painful memories and a quiet desperation for the day that has finally miraculously arrived Myron Bolitar and his friend Win believe they have located one of the boys now a teenager Where has he been for ten years and what does he know about the day more than half a life ago when he was taken And most critically What can he tell Myron and Win about the fate of his missing friend Drawing on his singular talent Harlan Coben delivers an explosive and deeply moving thriller about friendship family and the meaning of home
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 new full-tilt unstoppably hilarious and entertaining novel from the best-selling author of Skinny Dip and Bad MonkeyWhen Lane Coolman s car is bashed from behind on the road to the Florida Keys what appears to be an ordinary accident is anything but this is Hiaasen Behind the wheel of the other car is Merry Mansfield--the eponymous Razor Girl--and the crash scam is only the beginning of events that spiral crazily out of control while unleashing some of the wildest characters Hiaasen has ever set loose on the page There s Trebeaux the owner of Sedimental Journeys--a company that steals sand from one beach to restore erosion on another Dominick Big Noogie Aeola a NYC mafia capo with a taste for tropic-wear Buck Nance a Wisconsin accordionist who has rebranded himself as the star of a redneck reality show called Bayou Brethren a street psycho known as Blister who s more Buck Nance than Buck could ever be Brock Richardson a Miami product-liability lawyer who s getting dangerously--and deformingly--hooked on the very E D product he s litigating against and Andrew Yancy--formerly Detective Yancy busted down to the Key West roach patrol after accosting his then-lover s husband with a Dust Buster Yancy believes that if he can... singlehandedly solve a high-profile murder he ll get his detective badge back That the Razor Girl may be the key to Yancy s future will be as surprising as anything else he encounters along the way--including the giant Gambian rats that are livening up his restaurant inspections more
New from the bestselling author of Atonement and The Children ActTrudy has betrayed her husband John She s still in the marital home a dilapidated priceless London townhouse but John s not there Instead she s with his brother the profoundly banal Claude and the two of them have a plan But there is a witness to their plot the inquisitive nine-month-old resident of Trudy s womb Told from a perspective unlike any other Nutshell is a classic tale of murder and deceit from one of the world s master storytellers
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES AND USA TODAY BESTSELLER FROM THE AUTHOR OF IN A DARK DARK WOOD Featured in TheSkimm An Entertainment Weekly Summer Must List Pick A New York Post Summer Must-Read Pick Included in Summer Book Guides from Bustle Oprah com PureWow and USA TODAY From New York Times bestselling author of the twisty-mystery Vulture novel In a Dark Dark Wood comes The Woman in Cabin 10 an equally suspenseful and haunting novel from Ruth Ware this time set at sea In this tightly wound enthralling story reminiscent of Agatha Christie s works Lo Blacklock a journalist who writes for a travel magazine has just been given the assignment of a lifetime a week on a luxury cruise with only a handful of cabins The sky is clear the waters calm and the veneered select guests jovial as the exclusive cruise ship the Aurora begins her voyage in the picturesque North Sea At first Lo s stay is nothing but pleasant the cabins are plush the dinner parties are sparkling and the guests are elegant But as the week wears on frigid winds whip the deck gray skies fall and Lo witnesses what she can only describe as a dark and terrifying nightmare a woman being thrown overboard The problem All passengers remain accounted for and so the ship sails on as if... nothing has happened despite Lo s desperate attempts to convey that something or someone has gone terribly terribly wrong With surprising twists spine-tingling turns and a setting that proves as uncomfortably claustrophobic as it is eerily beautiful Ruth Ware offers up another taut and intense read in The Woman in Cabin 10 one that will leave even the most sure-footed reader restlessly uneasy long after the last page is turned more
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
Instant New York Times bestseller 1 in Hardcover Fiction 1 in E-book Fiction 1 in Combined Print and E-book Fiction Deep and grand and altogether extraordinary Miraculous The Washington Post Artful Powerful Magical - The New York Times Book Review Superb - People A Great Reckoning succeeds on every level St Louis Post-Dispatch 1 New York Times bestselling author Louise Penny pulls back the layers to reveal a brilliant and emotionally powerful truth in her latest spellbinding novel When an intricate old map is found stuffed into the walls of the bistro in Three Pines it at first seems no more than a curiosity But the closer the villagers look the stranger it becomes Given to Armand Gamache as a gift the first day of his new job the map eventually leads him to shattering secrets To an old friend and older adversary It leads the former Chief of Homicide for the S ret du Qu bec to places even he is afraid to go But must And there he finds four young cadets in the S ret academy and a dead professor And with the body a copy of the old odd map Everywhere Gamache turns he sees Amelia Choquet one of the cadets Tattooed and pierced Guarded and angry Amelia is more likely to be found on the other side of a police line-up And yet she is in... the academy A prot g e of the murdered professor The focus of the investigation soon turns to Gamache himself and his mysterious relationship with Amelia and his possible involvement in the crime The frantic search for answers takes the investigators back to Three Pines and a stained glass window with its own horrific secrets For both Amelia Choquet and Armand Gamache the time has come for a great reckoning more
Before The Hunger Games there was Lord of the FliesLord of the Flies remains as provocative today as when it was first published in 1954 igniting passionate debate with its startling brutal portrait of human nature Though critically acclaimed it was largely ignored upon its initial publication Yet soon it became a cult favorite among both students and literary critics who compared it to J D Salinger s The Catcher in the Rye in its influence on modern thought and literature William Golding s compelling story about a group of very ordinary small boys marooned on a coral island has become a modern classic At first it seems as though it is all going to be great fun but the fun before long becomes furious and life on the island turns into a nightmare of panic and death As ordinary standards of behaviour collapse the whole world the boys know collapses with them the world of cricket and homework and adventure stories and another world is revealed beneath primitive and terrible Labeled a parable an allegory a myth a morality tale a parody a political treatise even a vision of the apocalypse Lord of the Flies has established itself as a true classic Lord of the Flies is one of my favorite books That was a big influence on me as a... teenager I still read it every couple of years Suzanne Collins author of The Hunger Games As exciting relevant and thought-provoking now as it was when Golding published it in 1954 Stephen Kingmore