When she unexpectedly encounters the only man she ever loved — and the only man to ever betray her — Catherine Blade, a fierce beauty whose strength matches any man's, is forced to place her trust in him as she is plunged into a world of espionage and danger.
Coming to America on a scholarship, Mili Rathod, who has been bound by marriage since she was four years old to a man she has never met, is drawn into the world of her husband's playboy filmmaker brother who has been sent across the world to keep an eye on her.
Called to perform missionary work on a world light years away where the natives are fascinated by the concepts he introduces, man of faith Peter Leigh finds his beliefs tested when he learns of natural disasters that are tearing Earth apart.
Living in the abandoned tunnel system beneath the University, the enigmatic Auri reflects on her bittersweet life, while making unique observations about the broken world in which she must survive.
Presents short stories about the Iraq War from an Iraqi perspective, introducing a world not only of soldiers, hostages, car bombers, refugees, and terrorists, but also of madmen, prophets, angels, djinni, sorcerers, and spirits.
Invited by notorious playboy C. Linus Maxwell to a Paris hotel, Manhattan legal associate Penny Harrigan discovers that she is a test subject for the final development of sex toys for women that will render men obsolete and make Maxwell the most powerful person in the world.
Adopting her niece and nephew when her half-brother is murdered in Mogadishu, Somalia, half-Somali photographer Bella disciplines her free-spirited nature and reevaluates her options when the children's mother resurfaces.
Clod is an Iremonger. He lives in the Heaps, a vast sea of lost and discarded items collected from all over London. At the centre is Heap House, a puzzle of houses, castles, homes and mysteries reclaimed from the city and built into a living maze of staircases and scurrying rats. A storm is brewing over Heap House. When Clod meets Lucy Pennant, a girl newly arrived from the city, everything changes. The secrets that bind Heap House together begin to unravel to reveal a dark truth that threatens to destroy Clod's world.
A crime reporter looks back on his career and recounts four epic stories in Mafia-run Palermo, Italy, in the 1980s including the tale about a made man who refused to become a professional killer and daughter searching for her lost honor.