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  • John Locke

    Be careful what you wish for! When Buddy Pancake and his drinking buddies stumble across the Wish List website, they jokingly post their 'impossible' wishes. Imagine their surprise when, one by one, the wishes start coming true! But Buddy and his pals neglected to read the fine print explaining the price they must pay for the wishes they've been granted. Wish List is a compelling, nail-biting, laugh-out-loud thriller in the tradition of Saving...read more

  • Victor Chan

    The Wisdom of Compassion offers rare insights into the Dalai Lama’s life and his efforts to translate compassion into action through deeply engaging, behind-the-scene stories about his interactions with remarkable people from all walks of life. This is the Dalai Lama at his most human, and most humane. We see how he approaches the world with playfulness, optimism, and a profound empathy for the suffering of others. Through his own conduct, he shows us the tangible benefits of practicing kindness, forgiveness and compassion. And he demonstrates that opening our hearts and minds to others is the surest path to true happiness. The Wisdom of Compassion is an intensely personal...read more

  • Brad Taylor

    Compared to such luminaries as #1 New York Times bestselling authors Brad Thor and Vince Flynn, Brad Taylor delivers edgy and adrenaline-drenched military thrillers. The Widow's Strike pits Taskforce operator Pike Logan and his partner Jennifer Cahill against a Chechen suicide bomber intent on releasing a deadly, genetically mutated virus. Traversing the globe to stop this catastrophe, the two soon discover there is a more dangerous enemy lurking in the...read more

  • John Locke

    In order to save his own life, Donovan Creed signs on as bodyguard to the most famous gambler in Las Vegas history, Jim 'Lucky' Peters. Lucky, worth millions, has hit a losing streak and must raise a lot of cash in a short period of time from some of the world's creepiest people. It doesn't take long for Creed to learn that the person who holds the key to his survival is none other than Lucky's smokin' hot wife, Gwen, who has secrets of her...read more

  • David Burkus

    A provocative work that challenges the traditional and widely accepted principles of business management -- and proves that they are outdated, outmoded, or simply don't work Do open floor plans really work? Are there companies that put their employees' welfare first, and their clients second? Are annual performance reviews necessary? Dr. David Burkus is a highly regarded and increasingly influential business school professor who challenges many of the established principles of business management. Drawing on decades of research, Burkus has found that not only are many of our fundamental management practices wrong and misguided, but they can be downright counterproductive. These days, the...read more

  • Michael Finkel

    Now a Major Motion Picture Starring Jonah Hill & James Franco and Distributed by Fox Searchlight Pictures When New York Times reporter Michael Finkel meets accused killer Christian Longo–who has taken on Finkel's identity–his investigation morphs into an unforgettable game of cat and mouse. True Story weaves a spellbinding tale of murder, love, deceit, and redemption, following Finkel's relentless pursuit of the shocking...read more

  • Adam Langer

    In a starred review, Publishers Weekly calls The Thieves of Manhattan a 'delicious satire of the literary world.' Here Adam Langer introduces Ian Minoit-an aspiring writer who just can't seem to get published. When Ian's successful girlfriend leaves him for the talentless hack Blade Markham-whose acclaimed memoir Ian is convinced is a fake-he can't understand why he always gets the short end of the stick. Then an opportunity for revenge shows itself when an editor asks Ian to take his novel of murder and thievery and pass it off as a...read more

  • Shana Abe

    Jones has always known that she' s different. On the outside, she appears to be an ordinary sixteen-year-old girl. Yet Lora' s been keeping a heartful of secrets: She hears songs that no one else can hear, dreams vividly of smoke and flight, and lives with a mysterious voice inside her that insists she' s far more than what she seems. England, 1915. Raised in an orphanage in a rough corner of London, Lora quickly learns to hide her unique abilities and avoid attention. Then, much to her surprise, she is selected as the new charity student at Iverson, an elite boarding school on England' s southern coast. Iverson' s eerie, gothic castle is like nothing Lora has ever seen. And the two boys...read more

  • Bryan Gruley

    Bryan Gruley's debut mystery has received starred reviews from publications such as Booklist and Publishers Weekly. Disgraced reporter Gus Carpenter returns home to his small town and becomes embroiled in a murder investigation. '[Starvation Lake] deserves comparison with Dennis Lehane's Mystic River.'-Booklist, starred...read more

  • Matthew Dunn

    “Great talent, great imagination, and real been-there done-that authenticity make this one of the year’s best thriller debuts.” —Lee Child “Not since Fleming charged Bond with the safety of the world has the international secret agent mystique been so anchored with an insider’s reality.” —Noah Boyd, New York Times bestselling author of Agent X and The Bricklayer “A real spy proves he is a real writer—and a truly deft and inventive one. Spycatcher is a stunning debut.” —Ted Bell, New York Times bestselling author of Warlord A real life former field officer, Matthew Dunn makes an extraordinary debut with Spycatcher, a masterwork of international espionage...read more

  • Matthew Dunn

    In the fifth electrifying thriller featuring Will Cochrane, the Intelligence agent must solve the unsolvable: How did four international agents working on a super-secret mission die in a safe house bunker that was locked from the inside? Critics have called Will Cochrane a “ruthless yet noble” (Ft. Worth Star-Telegram), “one-man weapon of mass destruction” (Daily Telegraph)—a brilliant agent from whom “Bond and Bourne could learn a thing or two” (Madison County Herald). His latest assignment will plunge him into the thorny politics of the Middle East. The stakes: averting a war that could engulf the world in flames. When the Israeli ambassador to France is shot dead in...read more

  • Daniel Price

    The second book in the genre-bending Silvers series-an io9 'can't miss' science fiction pick-about six extraordinary people whose fates become intertwined on an earth far different from our own. After their world collapsed in a sheet of white light, everything and everyone were gone-except for Hannah and Amanda Given. Saved from destruction by three fearsome and powerful beings, the Given sisters found themselves on a strange new Earth where restaurants move through the air like flying saucers and the fabric of time is manipulated by common household appliances. There, they were joined by four other survivors-a sarcastic cartoonist, a shy teenage girl, a brilliant young Australian, and a...read more

  • Matthew Dunn

    Former intelligence agent Will Cochrane must evade US authorities hunting him down for a murder he didn’t commit in this captivating sixth entry in the acclaimed action-thriller series. Former operative Will Cochrane wakes up in New York’s Waldorf Astoria and is horrified to see blood on his hands—something he remembers absolutely nothing about. When he then finds a woman murdered in his bathroom he knows he’s stepped into a wilderness of terror that is far more dangerous than anything he’s ever faced. With no memory of the night before nor of the unfortunate woman, Will believes he is being framed and needs to outrun the police who will be looking for him very soon....read more

  • Matthew Dunn

    Matthew Dunn uses his experience as a former MI6 field officer to bring transfixing realism to Slingshot, his third Spycatcher novel featuring Will Cochrane—MI6’s, and now the CIA’s, most prized asset and deadliest weapon.   In Slingshot, Cochrane is ordered to recover a mysterious document stolen by a Russian Foreign Intelligence Service (SRV) traitor working for a former high-ranking East German Stasi officer. The officer, years before, had instigated a secret pact between Russian and U.S. generals. The agreement stipulated that should it be broken, an assassin would immediately be set loose after an unknown target.   The SRV has sent their own version of Cochrane, a...read more

  • Bryan Gruley

    Called a 'major talent' by Harlan Coben, Bryan Gruley has won the Anthony and Barry Awards and had his debut novel receive an Edgar nomination for best first novel. In The Skeleton Box, Gus Carpenter, editor of Starvation Lake's Pine County Pilot, investigates a story that threatens to tear him apart. His ex-girlfriend's mother has been found dead in the home of Gus' dementia-stricken mom. Now Gus has to find the real culprit before his mother is tagged with the...read more

  • Alicia Bessette

    Debut author Alicia Bessette gently blends the lives of two characters to create a sure-to-please recipe of tender insights. When Rose-Ellen's husband dies, she is devastated. Her husband loved cooking, so now she refuses to do so-until she hears about a baking contest sponsored by celebrity chef Polly Pinch. In another part of the duplex where Rose-Ellen lives, nine-year-old Ingrid Knox is convinced that Polly Pinch is the mother she's never met. When chance brings Ingrid and Rose-Ellen together, they form a friendship that changes their...read more

  • Matthew Dunn

    “Great talent, great imagination, and real been-there done-that authenticity.” —Lee Child “Not since Fleming charged Bond with the safety of the world has the international secret agent mystique been so anchored with an insider’s reality.” —Noah Boyd, author of The Bricklayer and Agent X Matthew Dunn knows his spycraft—and he proves it once again in Sentinel, his second electrifying Spycatcher novel. A former British M16 field officer trained in all aspects of intelligence collection, small-arms and explosives, military unarmed combat, and more, Dunn has an addition talent most other spies lack: he can really write! In Sentinel, Dunn brings back Agent Will...read more

  • John Locke

    What if the best morning of your life suddenly turned into your worst nightmare? Sam Case is about to find out. Saving Rachel is the story of what happens when killers force a man to choose between his wife and his mistress . and the one he rejects must die. John Locke is the international best-selling author of seven Donovan Creed novels, all of which have made the Amazon/Kindle Top 20 Best Seller's List. Saving Rachel held the #1 spot for more than three weeks and remains one of the all-time best selling e-books in the history of publishing. Locke has had four books in the Amazon Kindle Top 10 at the same time, and six in the Top 20. It is estimated that every 7 seconds a John Locke novel...read more

  • Brad Taylor

    Retired Special Forces officer Brad Taylor's thrilling new short story sets Pike Logan and Jennifer Cahill on a hunt for an ancient Mayan temple and reveals the origin of their archaeological company, the cover for their clandestine work with the Taskforce. Deep in the Maya Biosphere Reserve, a huge protected tract of rain forest in northern Guatemala, lies the mythical Temple of Priests. Only one man knew of the temple's location, but he was killed before he could relay the coordinates. Now, newly reinstated Taskforce operator Pike Logan has the grid location of the ruins, and he's convinced Jennifer Cahill to travel to Guatemala in search of the Mayan temple her uncle died trying to...read more

  • Brad Taylor

    Former Delta Force officer and New York Times bestselling author Brad Taylor delivers a relentlessly fast-paced, gripping thriller featuring Taskforce operators Pike Logan and Jennifer Cahill as they come face-to-face with an insidious threat to strike terror into the heart of America.   Fifteen years ago, in order to win a contract in the Kingdom, a desperate defense contractor used a shell company to provide a bribe to a wealthy Saudi businessman. Now a powerful player in the defense industry, he panics when the Panama Papers burst onto the public scene. Providing insight into the illicit deeds of offshore financing, they could prove his undoing.  To prevent...read more