Sort By:
« prev 1 … 16 17 18 19 20 … 24 next »
426 – 450 of 589

The American Girl
In 1969, a young girl makes a trip from Coney Island to the swampy coastland on the rural outskirts of Helsinki, Finland. There, her death will immediately become part of local mythology, furnishing boys and girls with fodder for endless romantic imaginings. Everyone who lives near the swamp dreams about Eddie de Wire, the lost American girl. . . . For both Sandra and Doris, two lonely, dreaming girls abandoned in different ways by their parents, this myth will propel them into their coming-of-a... more info>>
Add to Cart

The April Hills
Thomas Wingate's fourth book of poetry. He keeps getting better and better.
Add to Cart

The Baby Promise
On leave from the army, Nick Colter heads to a quiet Alberta ranch to fulfill a promise. His buddy left behind a pregnant wife in need of protection and friendship that only Nick can provide. Despite years in combat, he isn't prepared for the battle to earn wary Beth Carruthers's trust. There is more than grief in her beautiful blue eyes, and caring for her becomes more than an act of duty. He wants to bring a smile to her face…and restore faith and love in her heart. Yet the secrets she harbors... more info>>
Add to Cart

The Badger Game
Hot on the heels of the latest presidential news comes this hilarious account of the Presidential election as it might have been. Best-selling nonfiction writer William Norris turns his hand to comedy with a Mafia boss trying every trick in the book to seize the Presidency of the United States. The story is set--where else?--in Florida. Which just goes to show that authors can sometimes be more prescient than they realize. Can you say kidnap? Dopplegänger? Just who is the Vice President anyway? ... more info>>
Add to Cart

The Beast That Shouted Love At the Heart of the World
"It crouches near the center of creation. There is no night where it waits. Only the riddle of which terrible dream will set it loose. It beheaded mercy to take possession of that place. It feasts on darkness from the minds of men. No one has ever seen its eyeless face. When it sleeps we know a few moments of peace. But when it breathes again we go down in fire and mate with jackals. It knows our fear. It has our number. It waited for our coming and it will abide long after we have become congea... more info>>
Add to Cart

The Bentleys Buy a Buick
Think you can trust your husband? Think again!That's what the gossipy types at Erica Bentley's new job say. Even her (multi-divorced) mom agrees. But Erica's sure she knows her husband, Tom, better than that. He says he loves her, and shows it in a million ways. Except...he has been working extra-late these days. And he's been kinda quiet. Even secretive.Happily married Tom Bentley never thought his head could be turned-until he saw Clara. Her sleek body has him longing, and he can't get her 127... more info>>
Add to Cart

The Bikini Car Wash
After Andrea Wolkowicz abandons corporate life to help care for her sister, she quickly wears out the want ads in their rust-belt hometown. Time to be her own boss.Every mogul knows the best idea is an old idea with a new twist. So Andi proudly revives her father's business: an old-fashioned car wash...staffed entirely by bikini-clad women. That ought to get traffic--and blood--flowing on Grosvenor Street!This gutsy gimmick soon has the whole town in a lather, and not necessarily in a good way.S... more info>>
Add to Cart

The Black Widowmaker
The Black Widowmaker is the story of a black girl who never had a chance from the gitgo. Dumped by her mother as a child, she learns to love her gramma, but a careless word changes her life completely. Still a child, Pearl begins a journey through a life of drugs, sexual debauchery, and murder. Finally free of the Jamaicans, she meets ex-Miami detective Yan Brodjevinski, and her life seems to start getting better--but things are often not as they seem to be.
Add to Cart

The Blue Mosaic Vase
Through the sympathetic eyes of an impoverished orphan boy named Mohammad, and in the tradition of Like Water for Chocolate and The Joy Luck Club, The Blue Mosaic Vase explores the role of women bound by thousands of years of tradition in a land where sons are prized. Left with only the beautiful blue mosaic vase, a gift he once gave his mother, Mohammad begins his quest for identity, love and belonging. And just as the fragile and intricate pieces of the vase fit together, so Mohammad's "coming... more info>>
Add to Cart

The Bluest Eye
The Bluest Eye is the story of eleven-year-old Pecola Breedlove--a black girl in an America whose love for its blond, blue-eyed children can devastate all others--who prays for her eyes to turn blue: so that she will be beautiful, so that people will look at her, so that her world will be different. This is the story of the nightmare at the heart of her yearning and the tragedy of its fulfillment. The Bluest Eye, published in 1969, is the first of Toni Morrison's ten novels. It announced the arr... more info>>
Add to Cart

The Book Club
New York Times bestselling author Mary Alice Monroe invites you to meet five remarkable characters as she explores the power of friendship with tenderness, honesty and understanding. "Outwardly linked by their monthly book club meetings, five diverse women in suburban Chicago come to realize that they share more than just the books they read as they struggle with a number of life-changing issues and discover the true meaning and power of friendship."--Library Journal
Add to Cart

The Canal
An electrifying debut novel that becomes a shocking tale about... boredom   In a deeply compelling debut novel, Lee Rourke—a British underground sensation for his story collection Everyday—tells the tale of a man who finds his life so boring it frightens him. So he quits his job to spend some time sitting on a bench beside a quiet canal in a placid London neighborhood, watching the swans in the water and the people in the glass-fronted offices across the way while he collects hi... more info>>
Add to Cart

The Cherokee Murders
Losing her job after several young boys are murdered in Chicago, Kymberlee Shannon takes a teaching position in Cherokee, Arkansas--a small town of quirky characters, secrets, and steamy affairs. When a string of murders start again, sinister incidents point to her as the killer. She gets involved with Steevee Clarke, the church choir director, who has her own demons to appease. Nicky Wilson, one of Kymberlee's students, organizes a Ghost Club to find the murderer after his best friend is killed... more info>>
Add to Cart

The Christmas Star
In trying to impress her mother and sister with a perfect Christmas dinner and the perfect house, Ruth has lost the meaning of Christmas. Her frantic preparations leave her little time for the real meaning of the holiday until a bright star points the way.
Add to Cart

The Color of Courage
Only faith sustained Lindsey Mandel after the loss of her beloved twin brother. Now a freak accident would test the U.S. Army corporal's mettle once again. Desperate to save her brother's injured horse, Lindsey placed her trust in handsome veterinarian Brian Cutter. When Brian saw Lindsey pinned beneath the steed, his only thought was to save her. With his own faith shaken by the death of his wife, he was amazed by this plucky female soldier who gave her all personally and professionally. Inspir... more info>>
Add to Cart

The Companion
The Companion is a true story and is followed by 24 other stories. Several brought letters of praise, one brought death threats, and some brought suggestions that I see a psychiatrist. They're followed by excerpts from 2 of my books. Blue Water Adventure is based on a true story: 450 pages with 50 pictures. The McKannahs is a historical western novel with 8 illustrations, and has been praised by many who have read it, as: "The best historical western novel in a long time." It begins in 18th cent... more info>>
Add to Cart

The Courage Tree
Eight-year-old Sophie Donohue just wants to be like everyone else in her Brownie troop. Which is why her mother, Janine, finally agrees to let Sophie go on a weekend camping trip with the other girls. But Sophie is no ordinary child--she suffers from a rare disease that requires constant treatment. When Sophie fails to return from the trip, Janine's worst fears turn to sheer panic. A full-scale search is mounted with no result, yet all her maternal instincts tell Janine that Sophie is still aliv... more info>>
Add to Cart

The Cowboy's Family
Widower Wyatt Johnson brought his two little girls home to Dawson, Oklahoma, looking for a place to heal. The grief from his wife's death still lingers, but it's time to move on and try to live a simple life. He's in for a surprise when he finds a lovely young nanny on his doorstep, ready to give him the help he won't admit he needs. Now his life is far from simple, which may be a blessing in disguise. In Rachel Waters he finds a nurturing, vivacious woman whom his daughters adore. Together, Wya... more info>>
Add to Cart

The Coyote's Song
Some truths were never meant to be known and some secrets were never meant to be shared. Montana Thomas goes in search of a father he never knew and finds the reasons behind his mother's years of silence. With his mother recently dead and not even a name to start with, Montana and his brother Dakota begin a journey to find not only their unknown father, but their culture. The Indian heritage denied to them from the moment of their births. Will Montana be able to accept his father and the truth... more info>>
Add to Cart

The Deadly Streets
Remember Charles Bronson stalking the streets of New York blowing holes in muggers in Death Wish? Remember Glenn Ford standing off the vicious juvenile delinquents in Blackboard Jungle? Well, it's more than fifty years and two different worlds from 1955 to now. And something the author of these stories knows, that you're scared to admit, is that reality and fantasy have flip-flopped. They have switched places. The stories that scare you today are the ones about rapists and thugs, psychos who'll ... more info>>
Add to Cart

The Death of Artemio Cruz
The novel opens with Cruz on his deathbed, and plunges us into his thoughts as he segues from the past to his increasingly disoriented present. Drawn as a tragic figure, Cruz fights bravely during the Mexican Revolution but in the process loses his idealism--and the only woman who ever loved him. He marries the daughter of a hacienda owner and, in the opportunistic, postwar climate, he uses her family connections and money to amass an ever-larger fortune. Cocky, audacious, corrupt, Cruz, on anot... more info>>
Add to Cart

The Deer Mouse
Tom Brothers, a widower, owns a hardscrabble cattle ranch in the foothills of Wyoming. The land controls Tom's life, taking all he can give, offering little in return. THE DEER MOUSE follows him for ten culled days through the season of the year, as he and his son, TJ, struggle to make ends meet. Old Tom, sulky and brooding, and TJ, insecure, are constantly at each other in a sullen, running battle, neither one conscious of how their lives unfold in remarkably parallel ways, nor able to bring th... more info>>
Add to Cart

The Devil's Day Off
What happens when the Devil meets a beautiful painter named Alene, contracts a hit man named Peter, employs a runner named Mario, and has thoughtful conversations with a lawyer named Harry? Chaos! As Harry makes his way to work one day, he falls down an elevator shaft, accidentally kills his boss, and has a soggy hot dog lunch in the park with the Devil. On the worst rainy day anyone has ever seen, the story climaxes as all the characters interact, and the Devil shows up to watch.
Add to Cart

The Devil's Tale: The True Story of the Jersey Devil
Eric puts a new twist on the early settling of America as he takes the reader from his birth in 1736, into the twentieth century, explaining many of history's mysteries along the way. This adult fairytale that tells how the Devil, born to Mother Leeds in the Pine Barrens of New Jersey, had a hand in the dark side of history. But the Devil also gives man credit for his own evil doings. In The Devil's Tale, Eric Leeds explains the mystery and beginning of the White Stag, another important part of ... more info>>
Add to Cart

The Doctor Takes a Wife
Why did the new doctor in Simpson Creek have to be a Yankee? Sarah Matthews can see that Nolan Walker is a good man—and a handsome one. But she can't return his affection. Not with so much bitterness from the war fresh in her memory.Yet when the town is struck by a deadly influenza epidemic, it's Nolan who battles to save Sarah's life. And when a shadow from the past returns, the time arrives for Sarah to decide if she's finally ready to utter the words her doctor longs to hear—"I do."
Add to Cart

« prev 1 … 16 17 18 19 20 … 24 next »
426 – 450 of 589