Tired of her responsibilities as the Bellman in Jurisfiction, literary sleuth Thursday Next packs up her son, Friday, to return to Swindon, accompanied by the Danish prince Hamlet, only to find herself coping with outlaw fictioneer Yorrick Kaine.
When a murderer ends the lives of Edward and Paige Norbois and their four children, sheriff Hugh DeWitt, still grieving over the tragic death of his infant son, investigates the husband's extramarital affair, a thieving business partner, and the killer's possible motives. By the author of Ordinary People. 75,000 first printing.
Traces the events that surrounded the 1984 murder of a woman and her child by fundamentalist Mormons Ron and Dan Lafferty, exploring the belief systems and traditions, including polygamy, that mark the faith's most extreme factions and what their practices reflect about the nature of religion in America. 500,000 first printing.