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  • Amanda Ashley

    Photographing ghost towns across the American West, Kadie Andrews takes a wrong turn and ends up in Morgan Creek - a spot that isn't on the map. It's a quaint little place, but there's something off about its complacent residents. And when twilight falls, it takes on a truly sinister air...Unable to run, or to find any way out, Kadie finds herself a prisoner, hunted for her blood. Still more disturbing, her spirit and beauty have captured the attention of master vampire Rylan Saintcrow. When he looks into her eyes, she can see his hunger. When he takes her in his arms, she can feel his power. When he presses his lips against hers, she can taste his need. Saintcrow may be the most compelling...read more

  • Sheila Weller

    “Weller rivetingly recounts these gutsy ladies' time on the front lines... an inspiration for future generations of journalists.” --Vanity Fair For decades, women battered the walls of the male fortress of television journalism. After fierce struggles, three women—Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric, and Christiane Amanpour—broke into the newsroom’s once impenetrable “boys’ club.” These women were not simply pathbreakers, but wildly gifted journalists whose unique talents enabled them to climb to the top of the corporate ladder and transform the way Americans received their news. Drawing on exclusive interviews with their colleagues and intimates...read more

  • Emily St. John Mandel

    From the award-winning, bestselling author of Station Eleven and Sea of Tranquility, “a gripping story, full of moral ambiguities, where deception and betrayal become the norm, and where the expression ‘a riddle wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma’ is lifted to new heights” (St. Louis Post-Dispatch). Everyone Anton Waker grew up with is corrupt. His parents dealt in stolen goods, and he was a successful purveyor of forged documents until he abandoned it all in his early twenties, determined to live a normal life, complete with career, apartment, and a fiancée who knows nothing of his criminal beginnings. He’s on the verge of finally getting married...read more

  • John Birmingham

    Humanity’s last surviving heroes must protect a shattered civilization from an all-conquering enemy in this thrilling sequel to The Cruel Stars. “[The Shattered Skies] is a delightful military space adventure that runs at full tilt.”—Booklist The Sturm, an empire of “species purists,” have returned from the farthest reaches of Dark Space to wage a war against what they call mutants and borgs: any human being with genetic or neural engineering. In a sneak attack, they overwhelmed almost all of humanity’s defenses, blasting vicious malware across galaxy-spanning networks, dark code that transformed anyone connected to the system into a mindless...read more

  • Jillian Weise

    Publishers Weekly praises this debut novel by Texan poet Jillian Weise as 'ambitious, provocative, and wildly inventive.' It's 2015, and Anne Hatley is leaving her North Carolina home for a Long Island research lab called the Colony. Anne, who was born with a genetic mutation that left her only one leg, will be donating stem cells for gene research in exchange for a new leg. But after meeting others with deficiencies, including carriers of the 'suicide gene' and 'obesity gene,' Anne questions how much genetics really determine a person's...read more

  • Susan Wittig Albert

    New York Times best-selling author Susan Wittig Albert is widely acclaimed for her cozy China Bayles mystery series. In Cat's Claw, China's friend, Police Chief Sheila Dawson, takes center stage. When local computer guru Larry Kirk is found dead, many are convinced it was suicide over his recent divorce. But Sheila has a hunch there's more to this case than meets the eye-especially when evidence surfaces that Larry was being...read more

  • Amanda Ashley

    Amanda Ashley has built a devoted following with her steamy vampire romances. Set in the desert heat of Las Vegas, Bound by Blood introduces Zack Ravenscroft, a 600-year-old vampire who loves nothing more than luring women into his bed. Now he's got his eyes on mysterious newcomer Kaitlyn Sherrad, a half vampire descended from the powerful Carpathian Coven. But even as Zack and Kaitlyn are drawn together, neither can tell that a dark force is watching their every move-waiting for just the right moment to tear them...read more

  • Tracie Peterson

    CBA best-selling author Tracie Peterson has won numerous awards for her more than 80 novels. In House of Secrets, Bailee Cooper reunites with her sisters-but the gathering soon becomes shrouded by memories of an unpleasant past. As the sisters wrestle with recollections of their mother's illness and their father's desperate choice, can Bailee, with God's help, finally learn to let go? '. one of inspirational fiction's top writers will take fans to places often left unexplored in this...read more

  • Siri Mitchell

    The author of two Christy Award finalists, Siri Mitchell has earned widespread recognition for skillfully blending spirituality and rich storytelling. Set in Revolution-era America, The Messenger features Hannah Sunderland, who is devastated when her brother is jailed for joining the Colonial cause. Spy Jeremiah Jones sees in Hannah a way to access the prison to obtain valuable information, but Hannah's Quaker beliefs stand in the way. Nevertheless, Hannah and Jeremiah develop a mutual fondness even as they become caught in history's tumultuous...read more

  • G.A. Aiken

    New York Times and USA Today best-selling author G.A. Aiken offers up the sixth compelling tale in her fan-favorite Dragon Kin series. At one time, Izzy would have done anything for the gorgeous dragon E ibhear the Blue. Yet now, as she pursues a crazy quest for a pushy god, she merely tolerates E ibhear's annoying insistence on protecting her. Even so, Izzy plans on enjoying the ride as she rekindles the dragon's fires -- and then watches him crash and...read more

  • Susan Isaacs

    From New York Times bestselling author Susan Issacs, a “deliciously wicked” (Publishers Weekly) story of three cousins and a fortune. Imagine King Lear as a comedy… At seventy-nine, Gloria Garrison must plan for the future of Glory, Inc., the beauty-makeover business that she has grown from zilch into an eleven-million-dollar-per-year bonanza. Gloria’s never been big on family, but she’s forced to contemplate her three grandkids as objects of her largesse. There’s Daisy, a story editor for a movie studio; her brother, Matt, who does PR for a New York baseball team; and cousin Raquel, laboring away as a Legal Aid lawyer. When Gloria sends...read more

  • Alix Ohlin

    These sixteen stories by the much-celebrated Alix Ohlin illuminate the connections between all of us-connections we choose to break, those broken for us, and those we find and make in spite of...read more

  • Susan Wittig Albert

    Best-selling author Susan Wittig Albert is especially beloved for creating herbalist and ex-lawyer China Bayles, hailed by Publishers Weekly as 'in a class with lady sleuths V.I. Warshawski and Stephanie Plum.' In Widow's Tears, China has urgent business to discuss with Ruby, a friend gifted with extrasensory perception. Meeting Ruby at a supposedly haunted house, China soon uncovers a mystery that may be linked to a deadly robbery that very...read more

  • Heather Birrell

    In the stories of Mad Hope, Heather Birrell finds the heart of her characters and lets them lead us into worlds both unrecognizable and alarming. We think we know these people but discover we don't-they are more alive, more real, and more complex than we first imagined. A high school science teacher is forced to re-examine the role he played in Nicolae Ceausescu's Romania after a student makes a shocking request. The uncertainty, anxiety, and anticipation of pregnancy are examined through an online chat group. Parenting is viewed from the perspective of a gay man caring for his friend and her adopted son. A tragic plane crash becomes the basis for a meditation on motherhood and its...read more

  • Amanda Leduc

    Internationally acclaimed author Amanda Leduc has been shortlisted for numerous accolades, including the PRISM International Short Fiction Award. In Leduc's debut novel, The Miracles of Ordinary Men, Sam wakes to discover that he's growing wings on his back. Elsewhere, Lilah undergoes her own transformation as she seeks sexual penance from her boss. Approaching the same mysterious fate, Sam and Lilah begin to see the world differently -- and to find light in the most unlikely...read more

  • Ann Tatlock

    Stunning New Novel from Award-Winning Author When Eve Marryat's father is laid off from the Ford Motor Company in 1931, he is forced to support his family by leaving St. Paul, Minnesota, and moving back to his Ohio roots. Eve's uncle Cyrus has invited the family to live and work at his Marryat Island Ballroom and Lodge. St. Paul seemed like a haven for gangsters, and Eve had grown fearful of living there. At seventeen, she considers her family to be 'good people.' They aren't lawbreakers and criminals like so many people in her old neighborhood. Thrilled to be moving to a 'safe haven,' Eve is blissfully unaware that her uncle's lodge is a transfer station for illegal liquor smuggled from...read more

  • Elizabeth Camden

    As owner of the 57th Illinois Watch Company, Mollie Knox's future looks bright until the night the legendary Great Chicago Fire destroys her beloved city. With her world crumbling around her, Mollie will do whatever it takes to rebuild in the aftermath of the devastating fire. Zack Kazmarek, an influential attorney for one of Chicago's finest department stores, is a force to be reckoned with among the city's most powerful citizens. Bold and shrewd, he's accustomed to getting exactly what he wants--until he meets Mollie Knox, the beguiling businesswoman just beyond his reach. In the tumult as the people of Chicago race to rebuild a bigger and better city, Mollie comes face-to-face with the...read more

  • Chantel Guertin

    Mara Brennan is about to unravel. Three days after her twenty-eighth birthday, her boyfriend dumps her, leaving her with nothing but a basement apartment, a futon and a pile of unpaid bills. On top of that, her job, working as a receptionist at a cosmetic surgery clinic is a nightmare; her boss is a tyrant; and her friends have gotten ahead of her in the game of life. Mara realizes it's time for an identity makeover. She devises the OM List, a personal pathway to perfection inspired by her best friends, Olivia and Mitz, and her newfound love for yoga. But instead of finding the perfect job, getting the perfect body and cooking the perfect meal, Mara hilariously tries and fails at all the...read more

  • Claire Vaye Watkins

    Like the work of Cormac McCarthy, Denis Johnson, Richard Ford, and Annie Proulx, Battleborn represents a near-perfect confluence of sensibility and setting, and the introduction of an exceptionally powerful and original literary voice. In each of these ten unforgettable stories, Claire Vaye Watkins writes her way fearlessly into the mythology of the American West, utterly reimagining it. Her characters orbit around the region's vast spaces, winning redemption despite - and often because of - the hardship and violence they endure. The arrival of a foreigner transforms the exchange of eroticism and emotion at a prostitution ranch. A prospecting hermit discovers the limits of his rugged...read more

  • Jaye Wells

    The last thing patrol cop Kate Prospero expected to find on her nightly rounds was a werewolf covered in the blood of his latest victim. But then, she also didn't expect that shooting him would land her in the crosshairs of a Magic Enforcement Agency task force, who wants to know why she killed their lead snitch. The more Prospero learns about the dangerous new potion the MEA is investigating, the more she's convinced that earning a spot on their task force is the career break she's been wanting. But getting the assignment proves much easier than solving the case. Especially once the investigation reveals their lead suspect is the man she walked away from ten years earlier-on the same day...read more