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  • Paris: The Novel

    Paris: The Novel

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Edward Rutherfurd
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   Doubleday (2013, Apr 23rd).
    Pages:   528

    From the grand master of the historical novel comes a dazzling, epic portrait of the City of Light Internationally bestselling author Edward Rutherfurd has enchanted millions of readers with his sweeping, multigenerational dramas that illuminate the great achievements and travails throughout history. In this breathtaking saga of love, war, art, and intrigue, Rutherfurd has set his sights on the most magnificent city in the world: Paris. Moving back and forth in time across centuries, the story unfolds through intimate and vivid tales of self-discovery, divided loyalties , passion, and long-kept secrets of characters both fictional and real, all set against the backdrop of the glorious city—from the building of Notre Dame to the dangerous machinations of Cardinal Richlieu; from the glittering court of Versailles to the violence of the French Revolution and the Paris Commune; from the hedonism of the Belle Époque, the heyday of the impressionists, to the tragedy of the First World War; from the 1920s when the writers of the Lost Generation could be found drinking at Les Deux Magots to the Nazi occupation, the heroic efforts of the French Resistance, and the 1968 student revolt. more

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  • Mystery Writers of America Presents The Mystery Box

    Mystery Writers of America Presents The Mystery Box

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Brad Meltzer
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   Grand Central Publishing (2013, Apr 30th).
    Pages:   384

    There's nothing more mysterious than a locked box. Whether it's a literal strongbox, an empty coffin, the inner workings of a scientist's mind, or an underground prison cell, there are those who will use any means necessary to unlock the secrets of...THE MYSTERY BOX.With this anthology, bestselling author Brad Meltzer introduces twenty-one original stories from today's most prominent mystery writers. In Laura Lippman's "Waco 1982," a young reporter stuck with a seemingly mundane assignment on lost-and-found boxes unwittingly discovers a dark crime. In Joseph Finder's "Heirloom," a scheming neighbor frightens the new couple on the block with an unnerving tale of buried treasure. In R.L. Stine's "High Stakes," a man on his honeymoon gets drawn into a bizarre bet involving a coffin--a bet he may pay for with his life. more

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  • Amity & Sorrow: A Novel

    Amity & Sorrow: A Novel

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Peggy Riley
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   Little, Brown and Company (2013, Apr 16th).
    Pages:   320

    A mother and her daughters drive for days without sleep until they crash their car in rural Oklahoma. The mother, Amaranth, is desperate to get away from someone she's convinced will follow them wherever they go--her husband. The girls, Amity and Sorrow, can't imagine what the world holds outside their father's polygamous compound. Rescue comes in the unlikely form of Bradley, a farmer grieving the loss of his wife. At first unwelcoming to these strange, prayerful women, Bradley's abiding tolerance gets the best of him, and they become a new kind of family. An unforgettable story of belief and redemption, AMITY & SORROW is about the influence of community and learning to stand on your own. more

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  • The Daylight War: Book Three of The Demon Cycle

    The Daylight War: Book Three of The Demon Cycle

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Peter V. Brett
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   Del Rey (2013, Feb 12th).
    Pages:   768

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERWith The Warded Man and The Desert Spear, Peter V. Brett surged to the front rank of contemporary fantasy, standing alongside giants in the field such as George R. R. Martin, Robert Jordan, and Terry Brooks. The Daylight War, the eagerly anticipated third volume in Brett’s internationally bestselling Demon Cycle, continues the epic tale of humanity’s last stand against an army of demons that rise each night to prey on mankind.   On the night of the new moon, the demons rise in force, seeking the deaths of two men, both of whom have the potential to become the fabled Deliverer, the man prophesied to reunite the scattered remnants of humanity in a final push to destroy the demon corelings once and for all.   Arlen Bales was once an ordinary man, but now he has become something more—the Warded Man, tattooed with eldritch wards so powerful they make him a match for any demon. more

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  • Strand of Deception (Justice Seekers)

    Strand of Deception (Justice Seekers)

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Robin Caroll
    Format:   Large Print]
    Publisher:   Center Point Pub; Lrg edition (2013, Apr 1st).
    Pages:   500


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