For Nina Askew, turning 40 means freedom - to focus on what she wants for a change. And what she wants is a puppy. She gets Fred - an overweight, smelly and depressed doggy. But for all his faults, he does manage to put Nina face-to-face with Alex Moore, her gorgeous, young neighbour.
In Kansas, three families have coexisted not-so-peacefully for more than one hundred and fifty years: the Grelliers, the Fremantles, and the Schapens. Into their lives comes Gina Haring, a relative of the Fremantles. Her lifestyle and beliefs will put her at odds with her neighbors—and test the mettle of a community being swept up in events beyond its control.
When the teenage daughters of some of Chicago's most influential families discover the body of a ritually murdered victim, investigator Warshawski explores theories that the killing is linked to a hostile media campaign against a senatorial candidate or a wealthy patriarch's childhood in Nazi-occupied Lithuania.
When Marta Dickenson, a well-off accountant and a beloved wife and mother, is murdered, Lieutenant Eve Dallas immerses herself in her billionaire husband Roarke's world of big business to discover who arranged a hit on an innocent woman.
Eve Dallas is the tough lieutenant hot on his trail, but this is unlike any case she’s ever been assigned - or any killer she’s ever pursued. A police sketch based on eye-witness testimony reveals the killer has green skin, swollen red eyes, goblin ears, and a dislocated jaw-structure that defies the human form. Is it a mask? Is it make-up? Or is the explanation more sinister?
Charley Webb is a beautiful single mother who writes a column for the local paper. She receives a request from a woman sentenced to death for the murders of her three children, asking Charley to write her biography so she can share the many truths that failed to surface at the trial. Charley begins her journey into the mind of this deeply troubled woman.
A year has passed since the catastrophic event known as "Daybreak" began. 9 months since Daybreak killed seven billion people. 8 months since Daybreak vaporized Washington. 6 months since rival governments emerged in Athens, GA and Olympia, WA. 4 months since the two governments of what was formerly the United States went to the brink of war. 3 months since war was (barely) avoided. 2 months since Athens and Olympia agreed to work together. 1 month since they discovered that Daybreak isn't over.
Heather O'Grainne is the Assistant Secretary in the Office of Future Threat Assessment, investigating rumors surrounding something called 'Daybreak.' The group is diverse and radical, and its members have only one thing in common-their hatred for the 'Big System' and their desire to take it down. Now, seemingly random events simultaneously occurring around the world are in fact connected as part of Daybreak's plan to destroy modern civilization.
A mysterious illness may succeed in doing what centuries of Threadfall could not: kill every last human on Pern. With Threadfall scant years away, the Dragonriders dare not expose themselves to infection, and it will fall to the apprentices to find a cure and save humanity. The price of failure is unthinkable. But the price of success may be even harder to bear.
Hit man Gideon should have killed his cold-blooded client when he had the chance. Now the city’s mayor with money and power to spare, this woman will stop at nothing to see Gideon dead. When he proves himself an impossible target, the lady from Detroit sets her sights on those closest to him.
Kate, doomed to be forever uncool; Tully, steeped in glamour and mystery - opposites, yet they promise to be best friends forever - until events and choices in their lives make that promise impossible. It's a story about promises and secrets and betrayals. And ultimately, about the one person who knows you and knows what has the power to hurt and heal you.
Living in the old Waverley home, Claire Waverley runs a successful catering company. When her sister Sydney returns ten years after abandoning the family she was once so ashamed of, with a young daughter in tow and a recent past she won't speak of, Claire's world is turned upside down.
Joni Mitchell, Carole King, and Carly Simon remain among the most enduring and important women in pop music. Women who dared to break tradition and become what none had been before them- confessors in song, rock superstars, and adventurers of heart and soul.
When V. I. Warshawski is asked to find a man who’s been missing for four decades, the search turns lethal. To complicate matters, V.I.'s visiting cousin goes missing, V.I. almost dies in a fire, and information emerges about her father’s role in a racially charged trial. Afraid to discover that her father might have been a bent cop, V.I. takes the investigation all the way to its frightening end.
2060, New York City. Number Twelve, the hot club of the 1960s, is reportedly now haunted. Eve Dallas is called in to investigate the apparent murder of the new owner and grandson of the man who made the club an icon. When the case appears linked to the disappearance of a rock star 85 years earlier, Eve may be forced to face something more than a flesh-and-blood killer.