Tag: Fiction

The Bed Moved

The audacious, savagely funny debut of a writer of razor-sharp wit and surprising tenderness: a collection of stories that gives us a fresh take on adolescence, death, sex; on being Jewish-ish; and on finding one’s way as a young woman in the world. A New Yorker, trying not to be jaded, accompanies a cash-strapped pot grower to a “clothing optional resort” in California. A nerdy ... »

Bad Blood: An Uncanny Kingdom Urban Fantasy (The Uncanny Ink #2)

If Erin Banks has a moral code, you’d need an Enigma machine to crack it. So it’s no surprise when she signs a contract with the city’s most powerful crime syndicate, the Galoffi family; an incestuous brother and sister who run their operation as man and wife. The crown prince of the Galoffi family has been kidnapped, and Erin is tasked with getting him back. The only problem: th... »

The Passing Bells

Before Downton Abbey, there was Abingdon Pryory, the elegant country home of the Grevilles-a titled English family who, along with their servants, see their world turned upside down when England goes to war. Once their well-kept lawns and whirling social seasons give way to the horrors of World War I, no one, upstairs or downstairs, is left untouched. For fans of sweeping historical fiction, the r... »

To Siberia

I was fourteen and a half when the Germans came. On that 9th April we woke to the roar of aeroplanes swooping so low over the roofs of the town that we could see the black iron crosses painted on the underside of their wings when we leaned out of the windows and looked up. In this exquisite novel, readers will find the crystalline prose and depth of feeling they adored in Out Stealing Horses, a li... »

It’s Fine By Me

Audun is the only one of his family who remains with his mother in working-class Oslo. He delivers newspapers when he is not in school and talks for hours about Jack London and Ernest Hemingway with his best friend – but there are some things Audun won’t talk about. Stories about his family, the weeks he spent living in a couple of cardboard boxes, and the day of his little brotherR... »

I Refuse

A masterful new novel from Per Petterson, who “provides one of literature’s greatest gifts … a welcome refuge from our cacophonous world” (NPR) Per Petterson’s hotly anticipated new novel, I Refuse, is the work of an internationally acclaimed novelist at the height of his powers. In Norway the book has been a huge bestseller, and rights have already been sold into sixteen c... »

The Apartment in Rome

When the past comes to your door, what can you do except let it in?Gina’s life is good. She is independent. She loves her adopted home in Italy and she is passionate about her work as a photographer. Maybe her lover isn’t all she might hope and her beautiful apartment is in need of repair, but you can’t have everything all the time. And anyway, she’s all wrapped up in her l... »

That Summer in Ischia

In her early years, Allie and her bohemian mother Helena were always on the move. Now Helena keeps people at arm’s length: relationships never last and old friends have slipped away. But when Allie inherits Helena’s childhood home, she begins to see snatches of the tormented past her mother has been running from. Determined to find out what keeps driving her mother away from people, Al... »

Falling In Love All Over Again

Falling In Love All Over Again: The Sullivans, Babymoon Novella »

The Wild Adventure of Jasper Renn (The Steampunk Chronicles #2.6)

In this companion novella to The Girl with the Iron Touch, American cowboy Jasper Renn finds himself in a situation his lightning-fast skills cannot rescue him from… After surviving a triumph-turned-tragedy in New York City, Jasper is determined to secure a happier future with his gifted band of friends. So when the group’s mechanical genius Emily is abducted, he’ll plunge into E... »

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