Plunging into a burning town house, Detective Lindsay Boxer discovered three dead bodies...and a mysterious message at the scene. when more corpses turn up, Lindsay asks her friends Claire Washburn of the medical examiner's office, Assistant D.A. Jill Bernhardt, and San Francisco Chronicle reporter Cindy Thomas to help her find a murderer who vows to kill every three days. Even more terrifying, he has targeted one of the four friends. Which one will it be?
Paul Baumer enlists with his classmates in the German army of WWI. They become soldiers with youthful enthusiasm. But the world of work, duty, culture and progress they had been taught breaks into pieces under the first bombardment in the trenches. Through years of vivid horror, Paul holds fast to a single vow: to fight against the principle of hate that meaninglessly pits young men of the same generation but different uniforms against each other, if only he come out of the war alive.
East High is putting on its first-ever Battle of the Bands! Troy and his basketball buddies are looking forward to living out their rock-star fantasies, and Sharpay has formed her very own girl group. But while Troy and Sharpay prepare to step into the spotlight, Gabriella and Ryan are left in the shadows. Gabriella keeps herself busy by tutoring Ryan, but she can't help wondering why Troy woldn't want to join forces with her again. Didn't the two of them make a great team in the last musical? In the end, Gabriella might have to take the stage without Troy by her side.
Reporter Sherry Campbell thought she might be asking too much, but her baby was coming and the only one in sight was enigmatic corporate raider St. John "Sin-Jim" Adair. Despite his generosity, he disliked her because she pried into the secret past he desperately wanted to hide. Lucky for her, that didn't stop the billionaire businessman from becoming her hero. From the moment she cornered him in the elevator, Sin-Jin felt Sherry's hold on him. He wanted privacy and yet he wanted to kiss her into next year. And now after delivering Sherry's adorable son, Sin-Jin found himself yearning to become a part of her family. But would sherry turn him away when she finally did get the scopp on his past?
Living paycheck to paycheck in Paris, American book translator Chloe Underwood would give anything for some excitement and passion--even a little danger. So when she's offered a lucrative weekend gig translating at a business conference in a remote chateau, she jumps at the chance to shake things up. Then by chance, Chloe discovers her employers are anything but the entrepreneurs they appear, and suddenly she knows far too much. Her clients are illegal arms dealers, and one of them is ordered to kill her. But instead, Bastien Toussaint drags Chloe away, and the next thing she knows she's on the run with the most terrifying and seductive man she has ever met. What were his motives--and would she live long enough to find out?
Her job is to put a face on the victims of violent crimes. But as forensic sculptor, Eve Duncan works on the skull of a newly discovered victim, she's about to get the shock of her life. The murdered Jane Doe's face has been erased beyond recognition. But whoever killed her wasn't trying to hide her identity. The plan is far more horrifying. For as Eve's skilled hands reveal the murdered girl's face, she recognizes someone she knows all too well. Someone who isn't dead. Yet. To stop this twisted psychopath, Eve must put her own life in the balance. But that's not the worst of it--when her adopted daughter Jane reveals a bizarre connection to the case, Even can't stop her from joining the hunt for the killer. A hunt that will lead to a terrifying confrontation.
A long weekend in the Poconos is cut short when FBI agents Sherlock and Savich are helicoptered back to Washington, D.C. to lead the investigation into the brutal murder of a Supreme Court Justice. Savich allows Callie Markham, an investigative reporter for THE WASHINGTON POST, to partner with local Metro Police liaison Ben Raven since she's got the inside track--she's the stepdaughter of the murdered Justice. Is the murder a terrorist act? Or is it something more personal? Within twenty-four hours, there's another murder with the same M.O. Savich and Sherlock are up against it this time, following leads that seem impossible to connect to the madness. But are they?
Gifted, reclusive, stubborn, free-spirited...Maggie Concannon is a glassmaker whose exquisite works are more than mere objects of beauty, but reflections of her own true nature. One man saw the soul in her art, and vowed to help this complex woman build a lucrative career. When gallery owner Rogan Sweeney came to Maggie's isolated studio, her heart was enflamed by their fierce attraction--and her dark past was slowly healed by a gentle and forgiving love.
Left along after her beloved father's death, lovely young Eden Thurston struggles to hold her life and faith together. then she receives help from two unexpected sources: letters left to her by her father and written by her mothern when Eden was just a child, and a handsome young lawyer who comes to help her settle her father's estate. The letters give Eden the loving and wise counsel she so urgently needs, helping her overcome difficulty and danger at the hands of deceitful men and scheming relatives. And the young lawyer helps her discover a new dimension of faith--and love.
As the Highland Games approach,Jim Qwilleran and the citizens of Pickax prepare to celebrate their Scottish heritage with such events as bagpipe skirling and tossing the caber. But the traditional rrevelry is marred by troublesome rumors when a visiting jewelry dealer, renowned for his romantic streak (and his mysterious cash-only policy), is found dead in his hotel room. His assistant is missing -- and soon, the winner of the caber-tossing contest disappears as well. Qwill has a lot of myteries to sort out--not the least of which is Koko's sudden interest in photographs, pennies and paper towels.
A wealthy socialite has been murdered. Now the killer--a consummate professional--must tie up a few loose ends. One is a witness. The other is Lucas Davenport, the cop on the case. Of all the criminals Davenport has hunted, none has been as efficient or as ferociously intelligent as the woman who hunting him.
When those enigmatic entities call humans sent their first exploration ship into Compact space all the traditional power alliances of the seven Compact races were totally disrupted. And, giving shelter to Tully, the only surviving human, Pyanfar Chanur and her hani crew were pitched into the center of a galactic maelstrom, key players in a power game they scarcely understood. Now, with space stations destroyed by rival factions, unwillingly "allied" with the most devious and untrustworthy kif, and forced to doubt their own long-time champions, the mahendo' sat, Pyanfar and her space-going comrades had become the last desperate hope of the entire hani race! For, a one-planet race among whom only the females wre allowed into space, the hani were in the direct path of a running space battle which might wipe the very memory of their world from the galactic maps!
Ten years after Pyanfar Chanur, captain of The Pride of Chanur gave shelter to a human, thereby disrupting the complex power balances which existed between the seven races of the Compact, Pyanfar has become the most important personage in the Compact. Hilfy Chanur, once a member of her famous aunt's crew, is now captain of her own vessel, Chanur's Legacy. And she's becoming more and more entangled in seemingly insoluble problems and increasingly hard-pressed to take care of her ship's business. So, when Meetpoint's stsho stationmaster offers her a million credits to transport a small, mysterious "religious" object to a fellow stsho on Urtur Station, it seems like a golden opportunity. After all, a million credits is extremely generous, perhaps even too generous. Yet, despite her misgivings, Hilfy feels it's a commission she just can't turn down. But soon she and the Legacy are caught in an ever-tightening web of intrigue. And only time will tell whether the young captain can determine who is truly her ally and who her enemy is in this deadly game of interstellar politics.
Pyanfar Chanur thought she had seen the last of Tully, the lone human who had so disrupted the peace of Meetpoint Station and gained the Chanur clan the enmity of half a dozen races as well as their own. But in this striking sequel to the Hugo-nominated PRIDE OF CHANUR, Tully is back, bringing with him a priceless trade contract with human space. A contract which would mean vast power, riches and a new hornet's nest for Pyanfar and The Pride!
Back in the days when the "horseless carriage" was a novelty, there were twelve red-headed Gilbreth children, and they had more fun than a traveling circus. They lived in a great, big, wonderful house in the country, with all kinds of pets, and a large, gray Pierce-Arrow that Dad Gilbreth called "Foolish Carriage." Whenever Dad took the family for a ride, someone was sure to ask, "How do you feed all those kids?" And Dad would reply: "Well, you know they come cheaper by the dozen."
Caitlin Prescott was only a baby when her parents disappeared. Adopted by a wealthy Texas oil family, she became Kate Montgomery, and grew up with no memory of her parents or her two older sisters and brother, who have been searching for her, hoping to right a terrible wrong that was committed twenty-two years ago in a small Texas town. Now an ambitious young news reporter, Kate realizes she is being stalked soon after landing her dream job at an Austin TV station. Why did a car try to run her down? Who would want to kill her? Turning her precarious situation into a story, she takes on a bodyguard and follows him on the job. But she didn't plan on the cool, blade-sharp strength of Teague Ramos or the attraction that sizzles between them. When Teague connects the death of an Austin socialite to unanswered questions about Kate's childhood, she finds herself unlocking dangerous doors to her past. Now, with only her mysterious bodyguard to protect her, Kate is on a high-stakes chase that may lead her to the family she has never known--or into the trap of a ruthless killer.
Cher Horowitz is totally golden at Beverly Hills High. She's a full-on Betty. Her closet is strictly designer. She has all the answers...so why shouldn't she run everybody's life? She referees her best friend De's relationship. She's generously making over the new girl, Tai, in her own image. In the land of the clueless, Cher was born to lead. Only two things have her stumped. Uno) Should she go out with a boy who dresses better than she does? (I mean, what would she bring to the relationship?) and b) What about Josh, the college guy she despises who thinks she's an empty-headed, self-centered, spoiled bimbette? Why does he keep popping into her mind? Could it possibly be that in matters of the heart, Cher is really...clueless?
Sandy, David and Peter are more stylish and sophisticated than when they were adolescents, each complete in the presence of the other, they form a brilliant trio: handsome, intelligent, witty, humorous, impregnable--and deadly. Into their dazzling orbit come Foderman and Mary Margaret. What happens to them all, in the days before Christmas, is as chilling as the snow-covered terrain surrounding them, as terror-ridden as the trails they ski.
For a few balessed weeks, Her Royal Highness Camilla de Cordina could be just plain Camilla MacGee. And working for Delaney Caine in Vermont's backwoods offered a perfect refuge from the press. But as her irritation toward the cantankerous archeologist grew into fascination--then desire--the royal runaway knew she'd soon have to reveal herself.
He'd agreed to marry Kate Logan--but she knew it was only out of pity. Only because she'd been so devastated when Clay Franklin, the man she'd always loved, married someone else. In fact, it was at Clay's wedding to Rorie Campbell that Kate had rashly, foolishly proposed to Luke Rivers, the Logan foreman-turned-rancher. Now Luke refused to renege on his promise. Worse, he told Kate she didn't love Clay, she loved him! Yes, but just as a friend, an older brother, she told him. Luke disagreed, insisting that he knew Kate's mind better than she did herself!