Did Anastasia Romanov survive the Russian Revolution, or was Anna Anderson, the woman who notoriously claimed her identity, an impostor? The question of who this woman is and what actually happened to Anastasia creates a saga that spans 50 years and three continents.
A collection of nine stories follows a diverse set of protagonists who struggle with fate, from a steel mill worker who is transformed by the brutal power of the furnaces he works with, to a fisherman who succumbs to an obsession while sailing through overfished waters.
Reconnecting with his group of childhood friends after one of them committed suicide, thirty-year-old Mikey needs to confront dark secrets from his past involving his father to assess how they may be impacting his current emotional stupor.
A teenage girl squatting in an abandoned boathouse with her disgraced college professor father in the swamps of the American South begins an unbalanced relationship with the rich, bratty son of a developer who has bought the property.
The internationally best-selling author of The Time Traveler's Wife collaborates with the illustrator of such seminal works as From Hell to present a collection of 16 different stories that explore the idiosyncratic nature of relationships in a variety of genres. 20,000 first printing.
Adapted from the author's "Children Stories Made Horrific" series, a collection of darkly whimsical stories based on classic fairy tales updates familiar favorites with elements of psychological horror, emotional clarity and feminist mischief. By the best-selling author of Texts from Jane Eyre. Original.
"A multi-generational story of fathers and sons during the second half of the twentieth century in England"—
Learning that a painting that was stolen from his family during World War II has been found, Hungarian native Matt Santos is challenged to repair complicated relationships, uncover important family history and restore his own connection to Judaism in order to recover the artwork. By the author of Harry, Revised.
The 12-year-old daughter of a refugee family forced to flee their home in the aftermath of the 1947 separation of Pakistan and India embarks on a treacherous journey that she records in a series of letters written to her late mother.
When he is asked to extricate the Earl of St. Maur's daughter, Lady Juliana, from the orphanage she runs, Major Neil Wraxall, the illegitimate son of a nobleman, thinks it will be easy — until passion and danger enter the picture.
To avoid her bridezilla best friend, bridesmaid Jane Denning agrees to babysit the groom's troublemaker brother before the wedding, which is no easy task since he's a sarcastic former soldier who is 100% hot — and 100% off-limits.
Learning that he does not have long to live and will need to figure out how to provide for his developmentally disabled adult son, a widower signs up as a census taker for a mysterious government bureau and leaves town with his son on a cross-country journey.
Across one bittersweet weekend in their San Diego neighborhood, revelers mingle among the palm trees and cacti, celebrating the lives of family patriarch Miguel "Big Angel" De La Cruz and his mother, and recounting the many tales that have passed into family lore.