Tag: Fiction

Harbor

A New York Times and Washington Post Notable BookEntertainment Weekly‘s #1 Fiction Book of the YearA tremendously acclaimed and exquisitely realized novel of literary suspense, Harbor recounts the adventures of Aziz Arkoun who, at twenty-four, makes his way to America via the hold of an Algerian tanker and the icy waters of Boston harbor. Aziz soon finds himself a community of fellow Algeria... »

Unlocked: A Love Story

From Publishers Weekly An average of 1 in 110 children has autism spectrum disorder, an astonishing number that also bespeaks sadness and frustration on the part of lots of parents of autistic children. Popular and prolific novelist Kingsbury (Ever After) takes on autism in the story Holden Harris, an 18-year-old high school student with autism and target for high school bullies. Popular Ella Reyn... »

Mallory 11 – It Happens in the Dark

A Kathy Mallory thriller-filled with knife edge suspense and a masterful plotline The reviews called it ‘A Play to Die For’ after the woman was found dead in the front row. It didn’t seem so funny the next night, when another body was found – this time the playwright’s, with his throat slashed. Detective Kathy Mallory takes over, but no matter what she asks, no one se... »

Second Skin

EDITORIAL REVIEW: *Beauty is only skin deep. Popularity goes much deeper. . . .*Appearances can be deceiving. Sam Klein’s found that out firsthand. All she wanted was to be popular. But sometimes what we want is the absolute worst thing for us.Sam discovers that Kylie, It-girl of Woodlawn High, owes her popular status not to her expensive clothes, highlighted hair, and spot on the cheerleadi... »

Falling for Mr. Maybe

If it swells, ride it… Georgie Childress moved to Verity Beach to lick her wounds after her controlling fiance pulled a runner mere weeks before the wedding. Jobless and desperate to flee his turf, she sought solace in the quietude of the ocean, happily escaping into her own thoughts while surrounded by diving dolphins and cacophonous seagulls. Only when she accidentally runs over some random-and ... »

Triumph and Catastrophe

Victory, betrayal and revenge. “Every bit as good as its prequel, The Lost King: Resistance. Don’t be put off if you don’t like history. This story will appeal to anyone, whether interested in history or not.” “I heartily recommend this very readable and enjoyable journey into the England’s history and look forward with great anticipation to the next volume in t... »

The Flame of Resistance

THE FLAME OF RESISTANCE England 1066. The Battle of Hastings is over. The Battle for England is about to begin. King Harold and most of England’s warriors lie dead on the battle-field and William, Duke of Normandy is marching towards London. Refusing to surrender, the English leaders turn to the one person they believe can unite the kingdom against the invaders. Edgar Atheling, the last surv... »

In Search of Glory

The Norman conquerors are tightening their grip upon England. Only one person stands in the way of their final triumph. Edgar Atheling continues to battle for his lost throne, doggedly refusing to bend the knee. Having survived an attempt upon his life he now prepares to journey south to continue the conflict against the Norman heartlands. Yet when his fleet is shipwrecked and his friends are capt... »

Devdas

The beautiful and attractive and heedless, Devdas feels that he is entitled to the world. Saratchandra Chattopadhyay’s tragic tale of Devdas has become synonymous with a passionate, intense love that does not find consummation.It is the story of Devdas and Paro, childhood sweethearts who are torn apart when Devdas is sent away to Calcutta by his father, the local zamindar. When Devdas return... »

Blood of Ironside

Edgar Atheling has been betrayed by his allies and defeated in his attempt to win back the throne of England from William the Conqueror. The Normans hunted for him across the north of England, devastating the land in the process. He only just escaped to the sanctuary of the King of the Scots. Once there he is tempted to give up the fight. But there are still some in England who resist the Normans.... »