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Sandrine Salome flees New York for her grandmother's Paris mansion to escape her dangerous husband. The house, famous for its lavish art collection and elegant salons, is mysteriously closed up. Although her grandmother insists it's dangerous for Sandrine to visit, she defies her and meets Julien Duplessi, a mesmerizing young architect. Together they explore the hidden night world of Paris, the forbidden occult underground and Sandrine's deepest desires.
Stone Barrington travels to Wichita to take possession of his long-awaited Citation M2, and is pleasantly surprised to find that the delivery pilot is a gorgeous woman who's soon moving to New York and is available for a closer acquaintance. Meanwhile, Stone is extended an invitation to a secret and private club, open to only the most exclusive membership.
November, 1943. Weary of his desk job in the Royal Navy, intelligence officer Ian Fleming spends his spare time daydreaming stories that are much more exciting than his life. When Churchill, Roosevelt, and Stalin meet to finalize the D-Day invasion, Fleming is tipped off that Hitler's top assassin has infiltrated the conference. As he works to find the assassin, Fleming must accept that betrayal can come from the most unexpected places, and that daydreams can be eerily close to real life.
On one evening in Washington, DC, several high-ranking members of government disappear in a mass kidnapping. Among the kidnapped is Nick Rendel, a computer software coding expert in charge of drone programming and strategy. He is the victim with the most dangerous knowledge, including confidential passwords and codes that are used to program the drones. If revealed, his kidnappers could reprogram the drones to strike targets within the United States. Jon Smith and the Covert-One team begin a worldwide search to recover the officials, but as the first kidnapping victims are rescued, they show disturbing signs of brainwashing or mind-altering drugs. Smith's investigation leads him to Fort Detrick, where a researcher, Dr. Laura Taylor, had been attempting to create a drug to wipe memory from soldiers suffering from post-traumatic stress syndrome. But Dr. Taylor's research was suspended almost a year ago when she was placed in a mental institution. Now, if Smith doesn't figure out the brainwashing drug and track down the kidnapped Nick Rendel, the kidnappers will soon have the power to carry out drone strikes anywhere in the world.
When Prudence Alessandra Maccon Akeldama (Rue to her friends) is given an unexpected dirigible, she does what any sensible female would do under similar circumstances--names it the Spotted Custard and floats to India in pursuit of the perfect cup of tea. But India has more than just tea to offer. Rue stumbles upon a plot involving local dissidents, a kidnapped brigadier's wife, and some awfully familiar Scottish werewolves. Faced with a dire crisis and an embarrassing lack of bloomers, what else is a young lady of good breeding to do but turn metanatural and discover everyone's secrets--even thousand-year-old fuzzy ones?
A year ago Travis McKinley, an unknown golfing amateur, shocked the world by winning the PGA Senior Open at Pebble Beach. Now he makes his living playing golf in paradise, and everything should be perfect--but Travis can't shake the feeling that he's a fraud, an impostor who doesn't deserve his success. Then Travis blows a tournament and is suspended for assaulting another player. His family and friends are shocked, and Travis realizes he needs to find his purpose. His quest leads him to befriend a young teenager with a passion for golf and a troubled past who teaches Travis what a miracle really looks like.
Audie was sentenced to ten years for a Texas robbery in which four people died, including two members of his own gang. Seven million dollars have never been recovered from the robbery, and everybody believes Audie knows where the money is. For a decade Audie has been beaten, stabbed, and threatened by inmates and guards, all desperate to know the secret. The day before he is due to be released, Audie suddenly vanishes. The hunt for Audie, and the money, is on. But Audie's not running to save his own life--instead, he's trying to save someone else.
A power couple, a rock musician, a resort owner and a Tahitian royal descendant discover during vacations in a South Pacific paradise that they cannot escape the realities of their lives.
Set in contemporary Northern California, this story explores the volatile connections between three damaged people, an aging ex-Marine and Vietnam veteran, his psychologically unstable son, and the son's paranoid, much older lover, as they careen toward an explosive confrontation.
Syl Hellais and Paul Kerr, brought together by chance, formed the strongest of bonds. But now they will be punished for that love, and exiled to the outermost reaches of the universe. For Syl, this means a journey to the centre of the Illyri Empire, to the horrors of the Marque. Paul too must discover the truth about the race that rules his people. The very existence of an entire solar system has been hidden and the future of Earth itself is uncertain.
Citizens mainly keep their heads down and their mouths shut, but Emmeline is different. When the Authorities took her mother and her child away, she started questioning the world around her. When Emmeline's questions lead to the realization that she will never see her child again, she decides to escape the compound with her partner, David, and their baby, Elsa.
Joe O'Brien is a 44-year-old police officer, devoted husband, proud father of four adult children. Joe begins experiencing strange physical and emotional symptoms. The neurologist diagnoses Huntington's Disease. It is a neurodegenerative disease with no cure, and is genetic. As Joe's symptoms worsen, he struggles to maintain his identity and sense of purpose. Each family member must reexamine their values and relationships as they learn to lead lives not defined by fear, but instead, by love.
"From the internationally acclaimed author of the Harry Hole novels--a new, stand-alone thriller set in Oslo in the 1970s: the story of an unusually complicated contract killer--the perfectly sympathetic antihero--that is, as well, an edgy, almost lyrical meditation on death and love. This is the story of Olav: an extremely talented "fixer" whose unexpected capacity for love is as far-reaching as his talent for murder. He works for Oslo's crime kingpin, "fixing" anyone who causes him trouble. But it's becoming clear to Olav that the more you know about your boss's business, the more your boss might want you fixed yourself, especially if you've fallen in love with his wife..."-- Provided by publisher.
While her brother, Ellis, and his friend try to find the Loch Ness monster in an attempt to get back into her father's good graces, Maddie is left on her own in World War II-era Scotland and experiences a social awakening.
A groundbreaking guide for women of all ages that shows women's inherent moodiness is a strength, not a weakness.
The Spanish Civil War engaged an extraordinary number of exceptional artists and writers. Paralleling the writing and art, the war spurred breakthroughs in military and medical technology. New aircraft, new weapons, new tactics all emerged in the war in Spain. The Spanish Civil War served as a test bed for World War II. This book is a dramatic, richly-detailed work of narrative history containing the powerful and interwoven stories of the reporters, writers, and doctors who witnessed the atrocities.
Follows the exploits of two brothers bound by more than blood who discover a conspiracy that will change their destiny.
Candice Bergen shares the big events: her marriage to a famous French director, the birth of her daughter, Murphy Brown, widowhood, falling in love again, and watching her daughter blossom.
In Gawell, New South Wales, a prisoner-of-war camp to house European, Korean and Japanese captives is built close to a farming community. Driven by a desperate need to validate the funerals already held for them in Japan, the prisoners vote to take part in an outbreak, and the bloodshed and chaos this precipitates shatter the certainties and safeties of all who inhabit the region.
Eve has become the object of one person's obsession. Someone who finds her extraordinary, and thinks about her every hour of every day. Who believes the two of them have a special relationship. Who would kill for her, again and again. With a murderer reading meanings into her every move, handling this case will be delicate, and dangerous.
When Harry arrives in New York, his publisher Harold Guinzberg tells him he has been elected as the next president of English PEN, which will give him the opportunity to launch a campaign for the release of a fellow author, Anatoly Babakov, who is languishing in a Russian Gulag in Siberia. His crime, writing a book Uncle Joe, which gives an insight into what it was like to work for Josef Stalin.
Elsie Bovary is a cow, and a pretty happy one at that-her long, lazy days are spent eating, napping, and chatting with her best friend, Mallory. One night, Elsie and Mallory sneak out of their pasture; but while Mallory is interested in flirting with the neighboring bulls, Elsie finds herself drawn to the farmhouse.
In a forest in Denmark, a ranger discovers the fresh corpse of an unidentified woman. A large scar on one side of her face should make the identification easy, but nobody has reported her missing. After four days, Louise Rick--the new commander of the Missing Persons Department--is still without answers. But when she releases a photo to the media, an older woman phones to say that she recognizes the woman as Lisemette, a child she once cared for in the state mental institution many years ago. Lisemette, like the other children in the institution, was abandoned by her family and branded a "forgotten girl." But Louise soon discovers something more disturbing: Lisemette had a twin, and both girls were issued death certificates over thirty years ago. As the investigation brings Louise closer to her childhood home, she uncovers more crimes that were committed--and hidden--in the forest, and finds a terrible link to her own past that has been carefully concealed.
Eighty-two-year-old Etta has never seen the ocean. So early one morning she takes a rifle, some chocolate, and her best boots, and begins walking the 3,232 kilometers from rural Canada eastward to the coast. Her husband Otto wakes to a note left on the kitchen table. Otto has seen the ocean, having crossed the Atlantic years ago to fight in a far-away war. He understands. But with Etta gone, the memories come crowding in, and Otto struggles to keep them at bay.
Sergeant Hamish Macbeth is alarmed to receive a report from a woman in the small village of Cronish in the Scottish Highlands. She has been brutally attacked and the criminal is on the loose. But upon further investigation, Hamish discovers that she was lying about the crime. So when the same woman calls him back about an intruder, he simply marvels at her compulsion to lie. This time, though, she is telling the truth. Her body is found in her home and Hamish must sort through all of her lies to solve the crime.