Orphaned as an infant, Filamena Ziani grows up as the protected, much younger sister of Tullia Ziani, the most famous courtesan in sixteenth-century Venice, until a mysterious stranger offers her a gift (a single ripe plum) and an invitation to walk along the lover's path that will transform her life forever.
After Richie Rossiter, a pianist and songwriter, dies suddenly, his companion, Chrissie, with whom he had three daughters, and the wife he left behind, with whom he had a son, are left to deal with each other and the unexpected terms of his will.
The tale of the second Mrs. Maxim de Winter, who enters the home of her mysterious and enigmatic new husband and learns the story of the house's first mistress, to whom the sinister housekeeper is unnaturally devoted, is accompanied by selections from "The Rebecca Notebook and Other Memories"
Andy Warner, a recently deceased everyman and newly minted zombie resented by his parents, abandoned by his friends, and reviled by society, is having trouble adjusting to his new existance, until he meets Rita, an impossibly sexy recent suicide who teaches him the joys of human flesh. Original.
Left suddenly penniless and alone, twenty-nine-year-old trust fund child Gabriel Tucker discovers his only asset is an old Miami Beach apartment building named the Venus De Milo Arms and heads for Florida to rebuild his life, only to become caught up in the outrageous and decadent world of South Beach, surrounded by a colorful assortment of offbeat characters. Original.
When Ginny Brandon is kidnapped by mercenary Steve Morgan during a period of political upheaval, she finds herself unwittingly falling in love with her handsome captor, but war and betrayal threatens to shatter their newfound happiness. Reprint.
When terrorists seize hostages at an embassy party, an unlikely assortment of people is thrown together, including American opera star Roxane Coss, and Mr. Hosokawa, a Japanese CEO and her biggest fan.
Unsure about the zany life she shares with her three best friends, reporter Sylvia Amenabar fights off her growing attraction to handsome police officer Carlos Ramirez but finds herself questioning her agenda when her latest assignment threatens to smear his reputation. Original. 35,000 first printing.
A member of a species that takes over the minds of human bodies, Wanderer is unable to disregard his host's love for a man in hiding, a situation that forces both possessor and host to become unwilling allies. A first adult novel by the author of Eclipse.
Having left a man who has failed to meet her intimate needs, a woman considers the morally challenging notion of pursuing relationships with more than one person and gives into fantasies in her subsequent affairs with a married man and an unmarried stranger. 200,000 first printing.