A tale inspired by the infamous Dreyfus Affair finds recently promoted head of Paris's late-19th-century counterespionage agency Georges Picquart leading the effort to convict Dreyfus only to succumb to gradual doubts that a high-level spy remains at large in the military.
When the body of a young woman is found on the grounds of a Louisiana plantation named Belle Vie, manager Caren Gray launches her own investigation into the estate's history. A century-spanning story of two murders unfolds as Gray delves deeper into a mystery involving the plantation's slave quarters — and her own past. In this historical thriller, novelist Attica Locke examines the troubled racial past of a United States that, according to her, remains in its "adolescent phase."
High school senior Amanda Jackson, fascinated by the dark side of human nature, must unmask a serial killer in San Francisco through Ripper, the online mystery game she plays with her beloved grandfather and friends around the world. Translated by Ollie Brock and Frank Wynne.
Abandoning her expensive world to move to a small country cabin, a once world-famous photographer bonds with a local man and begins to see the world around her in new, deeper dimensions while evaluating second chances at love, career and self-understanding.
This epic tale is told through several generations of the McCullough family, beginning with Eli McCullough, the first male child born in the Republic of Texas. At 13, Eli is kidnapped by the Comanche, who kill his mother and his siblings. He lives with the Comanche for years, becoming a respected member of the tribe until the community is decimated by armed Americans.
Fola raised her four children while her husband, Kweku, worked as a gifted surgeon. But their picture-perfect life comes tumbling down when Kweku leaves the family and Fola is faced with raising the children by herself on a florist's salary. Years later, Kweku's death reunites the family in Accra, Ghana, where truths are uncovered and betrayals are exposed.
After returning from World War II, former naval officer Philip Bowman finds a position as a book editor in New York and loses himself in a world of intimate connections and surprising triumphs, until he is betrayed by the woman he loves.
An unflinching portrait of marriage features a heroine simply referred to as "the Wife," who transitions from an idealistic woman who once exchanged love letters with her husband and who confronts an array of universal difficulties.
A follow-up to The Commitments finds a middle-aged Jimmy battling cancer and reconnecting with his musical past by tracking down the resurrected albums of old bands, practicing the trumpet, reuniting with his long-lost brother and rediscovering the joys of fatherhood.
Unable to move on five years after the death of her young husband, Celia maintains strict boundaries with her tenants until a woman on the run from a marital betrayal compels Celia to expand her world in ways that make her more open to friendship, risk, and intimacy.
Mathea Martinsen has never been good at dealing with other people. After a lifetime, her only real accomplishment is her longevity. Afraid that her life will be over before anyone knows that she lived, Mathea heads out into the world to make her mark. Translated by Kerri A. Pierce.
Suffering a head injury after decades of isolation, Amy Gallup participates in a scheduled newspaper interview by a journalist who perceives her post-injury confusion for the rambling of a genius, a mistake that reunites her with former friends, catapults her to fame and rekindles her literary ambitions.
Are you bored with being so proper?
Do you want to have more fun?
Mr. Tiger knows exactly how you feel. So he decides to go wild.
But does he go too far?
From Caldecott Honor artist Peter Brown comes a story that shows there's a time and place for everything ... even going wild.
Mr. Wuffles ignores all his cat toys but one, which turns out to be a spaceship piloted by small green aliens, and when Mr. Wuffles plays a little too roughly with the toy ship, the aliens must venture into the cat's territory to make emergency repairs. By the three-time Caldecott Medal-winning author/illustrator of Tuesday, The Three Pigs and Flotsam.
Laszlo is afraid of the dark.
The dark lives in the same house as Laszlo. Mostly, though, the dark stays in the basement and doesn't come into Lazslo's room. But one night, it does.
This is the story of how Laszlo stops being afraid of the dark.
On a rocky patch of Italian coastline circa 1962, a daydreaming young innkeeper has an almost-love affair with a beautiful American starlet. She draws him into her glittering world, from the lavish set of Cleopatra to the shabby revelry of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival to the back lots of contemporary Hollywood, and both begin to cling to an improbable dream.