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  • David Bell

    “Bell imagines a suburban world where no one really knows what’s happening behind all those drawn blinds. In Bell’s take, though, even the people inside don’t really know what’s happening. That’s where his brilliance, and the brilliance of Bring Her Home, rests.”—Providence Journal In the breathtaking new thriller from David Bell, bestselling author of Since She Went Away and Somebody I Used to Know, the fate of two missing teenage girls becomes a father’s worst nightmare....   Just a year and a half after the tragic death of his wife, Bill Price’s fifteen-year-old daughter, Summer, and her best friend, Haley,...read more

  • David Bell

    The competitive selection process for a prized college scholarship turns deadly in the latest thriller from USA Today bestselling author David Bell. On a beautiful spring day, six college students with nothing in common besides a desperate inability to pay for school gather to compete for the prestigious Hyde Fellowship.   Milo—The front-runner Natalia—The brain James—The rule follower Sydney—The athlete Duffy—The cowboy Emily—The social justice warrior   The six of them must surrender their devices when they enter Hyde House, an aging Victorian structure that sits in a secluded part of campus.   Once inside, the doors lock...read more

  • Jeff Abbott

    Look at this picture. Tell me what you see… The American South is rife with stories of a haunted past—especially its houses. In this eclectic and impressive collection, thirteen novelists were asked to build their tales around the photo of a dilapidated mansion. They were given two requirements—the house must appear in the story, and it should be a Southern Gothic tale. And they delivered. From childish demons to a mad novelist, from the Mississippi delta to the Appalachians, this collection from emerging voices and New York Times bestselling authors explores what happens when secrets that lie beneath the dust are disturbed—and our worst nightmares begin. Darkness...read more

  • David Bell

    Sometimes it’s easier to believe a lie. Twenty-five-years ago, the disappearance of four-year-old Justin Manning rocked the small town of Dove Point, Ohio. After his body was found in a shallow grave in the woods two months later, the repercussions were felt for years.… Janet Manning has been haunted by the murder since the day she lost sight of her brother in the park. Now, with the twenty-fifth anniversary of Justin’s death looming, a detective and a newspaper reporter have started to ask questions, opening old wounds and raising new suspicions. Could the man convicted of the murder—who spent more than two decades in prison—really be innocent?...read more

  • David Bell

    Unabridged, 10 hoursRead by Fred Lehne. The new thriller that's "a winner on every level." -Will Lavender, New York Times-bestselling author of...read more

  • David Bell

    A man must save the life of a little girl who may be his own flesh and blood in this pulse-pounding novel of psychological suspense from the USA Today bestselling author of Kill All Your Darlings. When Michael Frazier’s ex-wife, Erica, unexpectedly shows up on his doorstep, she drops a bombshell that threatens to rip his family apart: Her ten-year-old daughter is missing—and Michael is the father. Unsure whether this is the truth but unwilling to leave the girl’s fate to chance, Michael has no choice but to follow the elusive trail of the child he has always wanted but never knew he had. Over the course of one night, lies that span a decade come bubbling to the...read more

  • David Bell

    In this high concept psychological suspense novel from the USA Today bestselling author of Somebody’s Daughter, a chance meeting with a woman in an airport sends a man on a pulse-pounding quest for the truth. Joshua Fields takes the same flights every week for work, his life a series of departures and arrivals, hotels and airports. During yet another layover, he meets Morgan, a beautiful stranger with whom he feels an immediate connection. When it’s time for their respective flights, Morgan kisses Joshua passionately, lamenting that they’ll never see each other again. As soon as Morgan disappears in the crowd, Joshua is shocked to see her face on a nearby TV. The...read more

  • David Bell

    When a man agrees to do a favor for a friend, he gets more than he bargained for as he becomes embroiled in a woman’s murder in this new thriller from the USA Today bestselling author of Layover. Ryan Francis has it all—great job, wonderful wife, beautiful child—and he loves posting photos of his perfect life on social media. Until the night his friend Blake asks him to break into a woman’s home to retrieve incriminating items that implicate Blake in an affair. Ryan refuses to help, but when Blake threatens to reveal Ryan’s darkest secret—which could jeopardize everything in Ryan’s life—Ryan has no choice but to honor...read more

  • David Bell

    A Most Anticipated Summer Read by SheReads * Motherly * Palm Beach Daily News * Frolic * Crime Reads and more! 'Fans of Jean Hanff Korelitz’s The Plot may want to check this one out.'--Publishers Weekly   'With hints of Patricia Highsmith’s The Talented Mr. Ripley, this is a riveting thriller.'--Palm Beach Daily News   'Grabs you by the throat and never lets go...with a twist you’ll never see coming.”  --Liv Constantine, bestselling author of The Last Mrs. Parrish 'Sounds like Wonder Boys times Patricia Highsmith. Yes please!'--Crime Reads When a student disappears and is presumed dead, her professor passes off her...read more

  • David Bell

    Elizabeth Hampton is consumed by grief when her mother diesunexpectedly. Leslie Hampton cared for Ronnie, Elizabeth's troubled brother with special needs, assuming Elizabeth would take him in when the time came. ButLeslie's sudden death propels Elizabeth into a world of danger and double livesthat undoes everything she thought she knew. When police discover that Leslie was strangled, theyimmediately suspect that one of Ronnie's outbursts took a tragic turn.Elizabeth can't believe that her brother is capable of murder, but who elsecould have had a motive to kill their quiet, retired mother? More questions arise when a stranger is named inLeslie's will: a woman also named Elizabeth. As the...read more

  • David Bell

    The past has arrived uninvited at Jason Danvers's door . . and it's his younger sister, Hayden, a former addict who severed all contact with her family as her life spiraled out of control. Now she's clean and sober but in need of a desperate favor-she asks Jason and his wife to take care of her teenage daughter for forty-eight hours while she handles some business in town. But Hayden never returns. And her disappearance brings up more unresolved problems from Jason's past, including the abrupt departure of his best friend on their high school graduation night twenty-seven years earlier. When a body is discovered in the woods, the mysteries of his sister's life-and possible death-deepen. And...read more

  • David Bell

    Three months earlier, Jenna Springer was supposed to meet her lifelong best friend Celia. But when Jenna arrived late, she found that Celia had disappeared-and hasn't been seen again. Jenna has blamed herself for her friend's disappearance every single day since then. The only piece of evidence is a lone diamond earring found where Celia and Jenna were planning to meet, leading the national media to dub Celia 'The Diamond Mom.' And even though Jenna has obsessively surfed message boards devoted to missing persons cases, she is no closer to finding any answers-or easing her guilt. But when her son's new girlfriend-who suddenly arrived in town without a past-disappears, a stricken Jenna...read more

  • David Bell

    The breakout author of The Forgotten Girl and Cemetery Girl, 'one of the brightest and best crime fiction writers of our time' (Suspense Magazine) delivers a new novel about a man who is haunted by a face from his past . When Nick Hansen sees the young woman at the grocery store, his heart stops. She is the spitting image of his college girlfriend, Marissa Minor, who died in a campus house fire twenty years earlier. But when Nick tries to speak to her, she acts skittish and rushes off. The next morning the police arrive at Nick's house and show him a photo of the woman from the store. She's been found dead, murdered in a local motel, with Nick's name and address on a piece of paper in her...read more

  • Jeffery Deaver

    A must-listen collection of thirteen bibliomysteries by bestselling and award-winning authors Bibliomysteries Volume 1 includes: - 'An Acceptable Sacrifice' by Jeffery Deaver - 'The Final Testament' by Peter Blauner - 'What's in a Name?' by Thomas H. Cook - 'Book Club' by Loren D. Estleman - and many...read more

  • David R. Bell

    Conventional wisdom holds that the Internet makes the world flat and reduces friction by erasing the impact of the physical world on our buying habits. But Wharton professor and marketing expert David R. Bell argues that the way we use the Internet is still largely shaped by the physical world we inhabit. Anyone can go online and buy a pair of jeans—but the likelihood that we will do so depends to a significant degree on where we live. The presence of stores nearby, trendy and friendly neighbors, and local sales taxes, among other factors, play a critical role in our decision making when it comes to buying online. Our willingness to search for and consume information also...read more

  • David A. Bell

    This book provides a concise, accurate, and lively portrait of Napoleon Bonaparte's character and career, situating him firmly in historical context. David Bell emphasizes the astonishing sense of human possibility-for both good and ill-that Napoleon represented. By his late twenties, Napoleon was already one of the greatest generals in European history. At thirty, he had become absolute master of Europe's most powerful country. In his early forties, he ruled a European empire more powerful than any since Rome, fighting wars that changed the shape of the continent and brought death to millions. Then everything collapsed, leading him to spend his last years in miserable exile in the South...read more

  • Ron Zemke

    Today's customers demand service that isn't just beyond the norm, but makes its mark in their minds and in their hearts. This updated edition of Managing Knock Your Socks Off Service provides listeners with up-to-the-minute advice on how they can create world-class service both in their operations and through their people, whether they work with customers face-to-face, on the phone, or in e-space. Revamped with new examples, stories, and research, this audiobook gives readers practical, proven ways to: Find and retain service-oriented people Get to know customers intimately Build a service vision Train and coach Create and maintain a service-management process that aligns people, systems,...read more