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  • Liz Moore

    Einst waren sie unzertrennlich, seit fünf Jahren sprechen sie nicht mehr miteinander, doch die eine wacht insgeheim über die andere. Jetzt aber ist die Lage bedrohlich geworden: Mickey, Streifenpolizistin in Philadelphia, findet ihre drogenabhängige Schwester Kacey nicht mehr auf den Straßen der Blocks, die sie kontrolliert und auf denen Kacey für ihren Konsum anschaffen geht. Gleichzeitig erschüttert eine Reihe von Morden an jungen Prostituierten die von Perspektivlosigkeit und Drogenmissbrauch geplagte Stadt. In ihrem enorm spannenden Roman erzählt Liz Moore die Familiengeschichte von Mickey und Kacey und deren Entfremdung parallel zur Geschichte der Jagd nach einem Frauenmörder,...read more

  • Liz Moore

    A heartbreaking and moving story about a daughter's quest to discover the truth about her father's hidden past Ada Sibelius is raised by David, a single father and head of a computer science lab in Boston. Homeschooled, she accompanies her loving father-brilliant, eccentric, socially inept-to work every day. By twelve, she is a painfully shy prodigy. At the same time that the lab begins to gain acclaim, David's mind begins to falter and his mysterious past comes into question. When her father moves into a nursing home, Ada is taken in by one of David's colleagues. She embarks on a mission to uncover her father's secrets: a process that carries her from childhood to adulthood. Eventually,...read more

  • Liz Moore

    Brought to you by Penguin. The New York Times bestseller and Guardian Book of the Month KENSINGTON AVE, PHILADELPHIA: THE FIRST PLACE YOU GO FOR DRUGS OR SEX. THE LAST PLACE YOU WANT TO LOOK FOR YOUR SISTER. Mickey Fitzpatrick has been patrolling the 24th District for years. She knows most of the working women by name. She knows what desperation looks like and what people will do when they need a fix. She's become used to finding overdose victims: their numbers are growing every year. But every time she sees someone sprawled out, slumped over, cold to the touch, she has to pray it's not her sister, Kacey. When the bodies of murdered sex workers start turning up on the Ave,...read more

  • Liz Moore

    ONE OF BARACK OBAMA'S FAVORITE BOOKS OF THE YEAR NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY NPR, PARADE, REAL SIMPLE, and BUZZFEED AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A GOOD MORNING AMERICA BOOK CLUB PICK '[Moore’s] careful balance of the hard-bitten with the heartfelt is what elevates Long Bright River from entertaining page-turner to a book that makes you want to call someone you love.” – The New York Times Book Review   'This is police procedural and a thriller par excellence, one in which the city of Philadelphia itself is a character (think Boston and Mystic River). But it’s also a literary tale narrated by a strong woman with a richly drawn...read more

  • Liz Moore

    A heartwarming novel about larger-than-life characters and second chances Former academic Arthur Opp weighs 550 pounds and hasn’t left his rambling Brooklyn home in a decade. Twenty miles away in Yonkers, seventeen-year-old Kel Keller navigates life as the poor kid in a rich school and pins his hopes on what seems like a promising baseball career—if he can untangle himself from his family drama. The link between this unlikely pair is Kel’s mother, Charlene, a former student of Arthur’s. After nearly two decades of silence, it is Charlene’s unexpected phone call to Arthur—a plea for help—that jostles them into action. Through Arthur and...read more

  • Heather B. Moore

    Six Award-Winning Authors have contributed new stories to A Timeless Romance Anthology: Old West Collection. Readers will love this collection of six historical western novellas, all with one thing in common: Romance.In Break a Leg, a charming story by two-time Rita Award winner Carla Kelly, hospital steward Colm Callahan is ready to move away from army life at Fort Laramie. His only regret is leaving behind exotic Ozzie Washington, easily the prettiest woman on the post. As a maid to the lieutenant colonel’s wife, Ozzie is no wilting flower when it comes to hard work. When the post surgeon leaves for an extended week, Colm must handle several medical emergencies on his own. He pleads...read more