When a popular high school athlete commits suicide amid rumors of local satanic worship in a 1990s Pennsylvania community, an unlikely friendship between a lonely misfit and a pop-culture rebel leads both to a feverish downward spiral of high risk and dangerous secrets.
Viet Thanh Nguyen follows a Viet Cong agent as he spies on a South Vietnamese army general and his compatriots, who are starting a new life on 1975 Los Angeles.
After accidentally killing his best friend's 5-year-old son while hunting, Landreaux Iron gives his own young son to his friend's family according to ancient tradition, a decision that helps both families reach a tenuous peace that is threatened by a vengeful adversary.
An agreement to lease mineral rights to frackers causes unexpected complications in the life of farmer Rich Devilin, his family members, and his neighbors throughout the fading coal mining town of Bakerton, Pennsylvania.
The author of Empire Falls returns readers to the setting of Nobody's Fool and finds his main character confronting a daunting health prognosis, which he hides from his loved ones, including his longtime mistress, an increasingly distant best friend and an obsessive chief of police.
When Margaret's fiancâe, John, is hospitalized for depression, she faces a choice: carry on with their plans, or back away from the suffering it may bring her. She decides to marry him. What follows is the unforgettable story of what unfolds from this act of love and faith. At the heart of it is their eldest son, Michael, a brilliant, anxious music fanatic, and the story of how, over the span of decades, his younger siblings-the responsible Celia and the tightly controlled Alec-struggle along with their mother to care for Michael's increasingly troubled existence.
In an alternate London, which is divided after the end of a brutal civil war, a young orphan named Simon, who has the gift of retaining memories, joins a gang of scavengers that patrols the underbelly of the city looking for valuable metal to see and becomes engaged in an epic struggle for justice, love and freedom. 25,000 first printing. Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize.
Three young men and a woman journey together from India to England to build a better future while hiding painful secrets from the past and struggling with financial limitations and the punishing realities of immigrant life.
Joining his billionaire father at a secret compound where terminally ill people are placed in stasis in the hopes of future-world cures, Jeff explores questions about humanity's right to control death and his father's resolve to secure his own longevity.
A Depression-era Appalachian farm wife is branded as a witch by her fundamentalist husband when she bonds with a USDA agent who has traveled to the North Carolina mountains to instruct regional families on how to modernize their homes and farms.
When she returns with her sister Jane to their Ohio hometown after their father falls ill, New York magazine editor Lizzy Bennett confronts her younger sisters' football fan girl antics, a creepy cousin's unwanted attentions and the infuriating standoffish manners of a handsome neurosurgeon.
Disgraced when her village's mysterious healer, who she loved and begged to help her have a child, is arrested as a war criminal, Fidelma flees to England to take migrant work only to confront her nemesis at a tribunal.
An intelligent and dynamic woman who attracts attention wherever she goes and enjoys life with her husband and newborn daughter is astounded by her cancer diagnosis, which pits her family against a difficult healthcare system, well-meant intentions and other stressors that threaten her health and marriage.