The town is in an uproar when "King" Spencer's daughter takes in a modern-day Huck Finn she found hot-wiring her car. Daisy needs this 10-yr. old orphan to love, but one man becomes a real obstacle to her plan. The long, hot summer offers them all a second chance at a family.
Gerald and Hyacinth had the kind of marriage others envied. A beautiful artist and a brilliant plastic surgeon, with two wonderful children. Then whispers of betrayal taint the perfect union. In one terrible night, Hy commits an act she will regret for the rest of her life and gives Gerald the ultimate weapon: blackmail. What really happened that terrible night? Will she ever be able to claim her children?
When a 21-yr. old student is accused of killing her English professor, she has no memory of the crime. But her fingerprints are everywhere at the scene. Laurie's sister, Sarah, takes up her defense and brings in a psychiatrist to deal with Laurie's multiple personalities. With a terrifying twist at the climax, this is a breathtaking journey into Laurie's tortured past.
He saves her from a hotel fire and becomes obsessed with her. But their marriage is doomed by secrets and betrayal. A gripping tale of desire, jealousy, and loss with unforgettable characters. One of Shreve's best.
Sheriff Spencer is speechless when he finds a half-naked woman in his bed! She turns out to be the woman who broke his heart six years ago by marrying someone else. Now her husband has been killed and she has turned to Spencer for help.
In Buffalo Valley, N. Dakota life is good. People are confident about the future and taking risks on new ventures and lifelong dreams. Margaret and Matt are getting married. Even though her friends don't think he is a good catch, she wants him anyway -- bad reputation and flaws. And she wants his baby. Third in the series.
A young Jewish artist who escapes Nazi-invaded Prague, and his Brooklyn cousin create heroes, stories and art for the latest novelty to hit America--comic books. An unforgettable story about American romance and possibility. A Pulitzer Prize winner.
American agent Harry Latham has penetrated the mountain hideaway of the Brotherhood of the Watch, a neo-Nazi organization, born in the days following the fall of the Third Reich. But now Harry has disappeared. Drew, Harry's younger brother, is frantic to find him -- the fate of the free world is in his hands.
He performs a profane ceremony in a wooded park. He has already claimed 3 lives and won't stop there. Kate Conlan, former FBI agent has a reluctant witness, and she must stop this serial killer. Action-packed thriller.
By the author of All Over But the Shoutin', Ava's Man continues the story of Bragg's personal history in the deep South. Writing about his grandfather, a man who died before Bragg was born, he reconstructs the life of an unlettered roofer who kept food on his family's table through the worst of the Depression, while drinking most of the moonshine he was selling.
Fifty-three yr. old Rebecca reflects on the past thirty years. How she married an older man with three little girls and became caught up in the whirlwind of their lives. Now after Joe's death, she questions who she really is. A funny, deeply moving and charming story.
"I'll pay you one million dollars to find my wife and son". Ex-cop turned bounty hunter Michael Sullivan doesn't think any woman is worth that kind of money, but a job is a job. All he has to do is make one phone call. Too late, he realizes he has made a mistake -- now he is the only chance for their survival.
Three novels in one paperback.
The Miracle Man: Was the man she saved from the river the answer to her prayers?
When You Call My Name: She donated blook that saved his life. Would this create a special bond between them?
Shades of a Desperado: She dreamed of an Old West outlaw who claimed she sas his. Was Boone the man of her dreams and were they meant to be together for eternity?
A psychological thriller--terrifying and fast-paced. A forensi sculptor is locked in a deadly duel with a serial killer determined to destroy her. As she works on recreating the skull of a new victim, she gets the shock of her life--the victim is someone she knows.
This author is in love with words and tried to use as many as he could going off on meaningless tangents into everything but the plot of the book. I tried to get interested, but decided there had to be good books I could be reading instead of this waste of paper.
The first novel of Jane Hamilton (author of A Map of the World). A sly, wistful, human comedy of the story of Ruth as she begins to put together her shattered body, spirit and life. Very heart-warming.