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Beyond the Blonde

The Devil Wears Prada meets Steel Magnolias in this fictionalized account of the real-life rise of Kathleen Flynn-Hui, star of the hot Manhattan Salon AKS. Welcome to Jean-Luc, New Yorks hottest salon of the minute, where high above Madison Avenue, Georgia Watkinsstar coloristtends to the hair of socialites, actresses, models and moguls.Georgia wasnt born to the Manhattan elite, but she was born t... »

The Camel Club

Arab terrorists, nuclear threat and political perfidy drive bestselling Baldacci’s latest. The Camel Club, a four-man group of Washington, D.C., misfits (their leader has taken the ironic pseudonym “Oliver Stone”) gathers every week to discuss political conspiracies they believe exist and what actions they might take. One night, while meeting on Roosevelt Island in the middle of ... »

David Baldacci – The Camel Club (Camel Club #1)

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Windward Passage

From the writer whose work has been called “truly, hellishly gritty” (Los Angeles Times) comes a gnarled mystery with shades of Philip K. Dick and James Ellroy.Jim Nisbet is a cult favorite in Europe and it’s easy to see why. He’s “a lot more than just good . . . his style has overtones of Walker Percy’s smooth southern satin, but his characters-losers, grifters... »

The Spider’s Cage

Spider’s Cage sees the return of Martin Windrow, the detective first introduced to readers in The Damned Don’t Die (“a super thriller” –Los Angeles Times). When Jodie O’Ryan, the country singer he adores, disappears after the death of her grandfather, a millionaire oil man, Windrow sets off on their trail. Strangers and storytellers cross his path: friendly tara... »

Old and Cold

The new noir tour de force by the riveting Jim Nisbet. What’s a guy to do, when he lives under a bridge and has an unshakeable thirst for martinis? kill for cash.So goes the logic at the heart of Old and Cold, leading to a spree of hits that are sometimes perfectly executed, sometimes messy, set against the backdrop of San Francisco’s beaches, bars, and murky darkened streets. told at ... »

Shoot Me

In the words of her psychology student daughter, Elsie Brooks is an enabler. She mothers everyoneher social work clients, her husband, her twenty-something daughters, and her reclusive sister who lives in the attic. Elsie is committed to taking care of everyoneeveryone but herself. So, when crazy Aunt Hildy writes to demand a bedroom in their Halifax home, Elsie cant help but say yes. When Hilda a... »

Her Mother’s Daughter

Sisters Bay and Tansy have always been complete opposites. Bay, a quiet homebody, stayed in Louisbourg with her mother and her daughter, Ashley, while beautiful, restless Tansy left town as a teenager and stayed away for years. Now Tansy is home, and when Ashley becomes pregnant, the sisters draw closer together in order to help her. But when Tansy’s darkest secret comes to light, it threate... »

Shadowboxing

Change for us came so unexpectedly. One day my father was stalking the family as he had done for most of our lives, skulking from room to room, accompanied by a menacing silence that we had long ago accepted. And then he was gone. Shadowboxing is a collection of ten linked stories in the life of a boy growing up in the inner-Melbourne suburb of Fitzroy in the 1960s. A beautifully rendered time cap... »

The Italian Lover

An exhilarating novel of romance, art, and food in Florence , featuring the beloved Margot Harrington, who graced Robert Hellenga’s The Sixteen Pleasures. Margot Harrington’s memoir about her discovery in Florence of a priceless masterwork of Renaissance erotica – and the misguided love affair it inspired – is now, 25 years later, being made into a movie. Margot, with the h... »

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