When a terrible crime committed on the night of a dinner party casts suspicion on a young couple who seemed to have it all, Detective Rasbach discovers that the panicked duo had been hiding dangerous secrets from each other for years.
A tale set in a magical alternate early 20th century, where the U.S. and Japan have forged a powerful confederation, finds powerful geomancer Ingrid relying on her unique powers to protect the world from energy-exploiting masterminds in an earthquake-ravaged San Francisco.
In 2052 London, a homeless man who believes he has the magical ability to communicate with animals sets off on a quest to release all the animals from the London Zoo before the members of a suicide cult can destroy them.
Engaged to a World War I intelligence officer who is away on the front, American heiress and Spirit Corps medium Ginger discovers evidence of a traitor and that her military branch is being targeted by the Germans, findings that she must address on her own when nobody will believe her.
Kenya Curtis, an African-American girl coming of age in Philadelphia in the late 1980s and early '90s, grows increasingly disgruntled by her inability to find any place, thing or person that feels like home.
Becoming lost on a surreal wilderness path during a business trip in rural Pennsylvania, a suburban family man is confronted by otherworldly predators and overwhelming flashbacks of terrifying moments of his life before finding unexpected magical help.
As she searches for her daughter, Essun gets a request from Alabaster Tenring, but if she does what he asks, it will seal the fate of the Stillness forever, while far away, her daughter, whose power grows, makes choices that will break the world.
A shocking debut novel by the acclaimed African writer recounts the story of Elba and of a rural girl's life and unhappy marriage in Mogadishu, in a celebration of the human spirit and a challenge to male chauvinism. Original. 15,000 first printing.
When electric light innovator Thomas Edison sues George Westinghouse, his only remaining rival for patent infringement, Westinghouse hires untested Columbia Law School graduate Paul Cravath for a case fraught with lies, betrayals and deception.
Seeking help for their socially incompetent genius daughter, Tilly, after the latest in a series of school expulsions, the Hammond family moves to a spiritual compound in the New Hampshire woods, where they hope for a solution from a charismatic guru.
Torn between the fantasies of her youth and the realities of a life marked by violence and abandonment, August reunites with a beloved old friend who challenges her to reconcile past inconsistencies and come to terms with the difficulties that forced her to grow up too quickly.
Revealing the fragile humanity that connects Americans and Iraqis, this novel cuts from America to Iraq and back again, intertwining the lives of three people: a restless young woman at an end-of-summer barbecue in Utah, an American soldier in occupied Baghdad and an Iraqi math professor who fears the U.S. invasion of his country.
As the U.S. military prepares to leave Iraq, Lieutenant Jack Porter becomes obsessed with the story of a lost American soldier who had a romance with a local sheikh's daughter and tries to discover what happened to him.
A novel by an Iraq War veteran presents the stories of platoon leader Lieutenant Donovan, who feels isolated by his rank; medic Doc Pleasant, who is unraveled by the deaths of friends; and Iraqi interpreter Dodge, who both loves and hates what America represents.
A collection of short stories by a former Marine captain and Iraq veteran focuses on the complexities of life for soldiers on the front lines and after, exploring themes ranging from brutality and faith to guilt and survival.