Adele Bonny draws on survivial trips from her long-lost pirate relative, Grean Aunt Anne Bonney, to track down a group of mercenaries who have stolen her family's fortune and heritage. Along the way Adele teams up with a eccentric pirate loot retriever and meets a handsome stranger with a questionable background.
Presents a humorous collection of essays on the rudeness the author observes around her, from co-workers not washing their hands in the bathroom to people picking food off her plate at dinner parties.
A bizarre burglary involving jewels being dissolved in super-strong acid and a note with a square on it left behind sends Inspector Van In on a strange investigation involving Latin phrases, kidnapping, and stolen, priceless art.
Anna Leath is a young widow, an American living in France. Behind her lies an arid marriage and a life deeply influenced by the rigid code of Old New York. Ahead lies new hope: a chance encounter in London with George Darrow, her first love, has left her awakened, disturbed. Anna returns to her beautiful country chateau, Givré, to await her future. Between two short distances can anything happen to disrupt such promise ...?
Embarking on a mission to destroy a French frigate and gather intelligence from a royalist spy during the height of the French Revolution, Charles Hayden of the HMS Themis discovers plans for an imminent invasion of England before being captured by a French squadron that challenges his efforts to warn his superiors.
This new edition of Day restores Elie Wiesel's original title to the novel initially published in English as The Accident, introducing a narrator who grapples with the experience of being a Holocaust survivor in a world still fraught with tragedy and naïveté. When he is struck by a taxicab in Times Square, he faces weeks of hospitalization. Having narrowly escaped death once again, he begins to reflect on the most significant relationships of his life, including his current love affair with a woman who shares many of his fears. Unfolding in vivid flashbacks, Day illuminates the prism of one survivor's shattered will to live.
Malikai and a team of magical beings and cyborgs are on a quest to bring magic back to the future and stop it from being used by evil.
Popular radio and TV personality and author Wendy Williams helps readers end the drama in their lives with spot-on advice.
Shows how to grow vegetables, fruit, herbs, and flowers in containers, including watering instructions, how to keep pests away, and tips for harvesting.
The stories in The Peripatetic Coffin and Other Stories, a collection from Ethan Rutherford, map the surprising ways in which the world we think we know can unexpectedly reveal its darker contours. In stories that are alternately funny, persuasive, and compelling, unforgettable characters are confronted with, and battle against, the limitations of their lives.
After one of them receives a bloodstained scrap of shirt from a boy murdered fourteen years ago and an anonymous note taking credit for the crime, three Northwestern University journalism graduate students attempt to discover why innocent men are being framed for murder--and who's been doing the killing.
"Captain America creates a new Avengers unit comprised of Avengers and X-Men, humans and mutants working together"--Cover vol. 1.
Follows a group of hard-partying frat brothers who turned a weekly poker game in the basement of a local Missoula bar into one of the largest online poker companies in the world--and who became fugitives on the run after the Feds shut down their operation.
The only twice-serving Secretary of Defense shares observations about his own life and war strategies and defends his theories, arguing that they have helped others become better employees and leaders.
In this timely call to action, Snowe explores the roots of her belief in principled policy-making and bipartisan compromise. A leading moderate with a reputation for crossing the aisle, Snowe proposes solutions for bridging the partisan divide in Washington.
"A seventeen-year-old girl pieces together the mystery of her mother?s life and death among the bars and bedrooms of Los Angeles in this dazzling debut novel. A raucous, drug-fueled party has taken over a boutique hotel on Venice Beach?it?s a memorial for Lily, the now-deceased, free-spirited proprietress of the place. Little do the attendees know that Lily?s estranged daughter?and the nameless narrator of this striking novel?is among them, and she has just walked off with a suitcase of Lily?s belongings."-- Publishers description.