When a well-respected writer is implicated in the cold case murder of a teenage girl who disappeared in 1975, he inspires his young novelist mentee to begin his very own investigation of the crime.
David Warburg, the new director of the U.S. War Refugee Board, arrives in Rome at war's end and is determined to bring aid to the destitute European Jews. However, he becomes disillusioned when he discovers the Vatican ratline, an escape route maintained by church offices for Nazi war criminals.
Hunting an elusive killer who is terrorizing the citizens of Acker's Gap during a West Virginia summer, county prosecutor Bell Elkins and Sheriff Nick Fogelsong find the case complicated by a coal miner's secretive daughter and the prison release of Bell's sister.
Prosecuting attorney Bell Elkins and her estranged teenage daughter, Carla, try to protect their town in the aftermath of a shocking triple murder committed by an unknown shooter — whose identity is gradually realized by Carla.
A small town comes unraveled after a young teen has a frightening, unexplained seizure in her high school class and rumors of a hazardous illness quickly move through the school and the community, spreading hysteria and destroying friendships and families.
This Herralde Award-winning novel chronicles a strange journey that follows the steps of two Latin American poets, Arturo Belano and Ulises Lima, as they struggle to escape from an unknown past, in a novel that follows their odyssey as seen through the eyes of the people whose paths they cross in Central America, Europe, Israel, and West Africa. 50,000 first printing.
Her grandfather's dying words lead thirteen-year-old Theodora Tenpenny to a valuable, hidden painting she fears may be stolen, but it is her search for answers in her Greenwich Village neighborhood that brings a real treasure. Under the Egg is Laura Marx Fitzgerald's debut novel.