After losing her job at New York City's largest law firm in the weeks after the collapse of Lehman Brothers, Samantha becomes an unpaid intern in a small Appalachian community, where she stumbles upon dangerous secrets.
A tale spanning the ancient to the modern world revives the beings of the Vampire Chronicles, from Louis de Pointe du Lac and the eternally young Armand to David Talbot and Marius, who hear a mysterious voice urging ancients to destroy increasing populations of maverick vampires.
Triggering a romance and debate by seeking shelter in a church and becoming a minister's wife, homeless Lila reflects on her hardscrabble life on the run with a canny young drifter and her efforts to reconcile her painful past with her husband's gentle Christian worldview.
Abandoned by a grief-stricken father and scientist mother who disappeared under mysterious circumstances, 13-year-old Jenna Metcalf approaches a disgraced psychic and a jaded detective in the hopes of finding answers.
Depending on her veteran brother's benefits in a city where jobs outside the drug trade are rare, Flynne assists her brother's latest beta-test tech assignment only to uncover an elaborate murder scheme.
This final book in Ken Follett's "Century Trilogy" continues the experiences of five intertwined international families as they confront the social, political and economic turmoil of the second half of the 20th century.
Thirty-six-year-old Tsukuru Tazaki meets a woman named Sara who raises questions about a painful incident from his youth in which his closest friends all cut off relations with him without explanation, and inspires him to find out why. Translated by Philip Gabriel.
Struggling with grief and financial hardships after the death of her beloved husband, widow Nora Webster struggles to support her four children and clings to secrecy in the intrusive community of her childhood before finding her voice.
Haunted by the death of his wife while attending to injured soldiers at a World War II Japanese POW camp, surgeon Dorrigo Evans receives a letter that shapes the subsequent decades of his life in Australia.
As Mma Ramotswe juggles a life full of challenges and responsibilities, Grace Makutsi must throw in the towel and seek help after her new business venture, The Handsome Man's Deluxe Cafe, is struck by lightning.
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