Sadie, the abandoned wife of the slave Jim from Mark Twain's "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn," details her life with Jim, his decision to run away with a white boy named Huck Finn, and the bleak repercussions of that decision for her.
Sometimes evil can come in the most innocuous of forms, namely in the shape of a supposed friend who effortlessly coasts in and out of life while simultaneous destroying everything he touches and hiding behind the shield of friendship. 35,000 first printing.
Set against the backdrop of the ancient Punic Wars, the epic saga of the legendary Cathaginian general describes Hannibal's struggle against the powerful Roman Republic, his decision to attack Rome via a land route deemed impossible, his battle exploits, and the young Roman military leader, Publius Scipio Africanus, who ultimately defeated him. 50,000 first printing.
The unlikely alliance between Kafka Tamura, a fifteen-year-old runaway, and the aging Nakata, a man who has never recovered from a wartime affliction, brings dramatic changes to both characters as they embark on a surreal odyssey through a strange, sometimes violent, sometimes fantastical world. 60,000 first printing.
A collection of interlinked stories examines the lives of three young African sisters living in Uganda, each of them coming to grip with the relationship between their country, their culture, and themselves in their quests for identity.
Hired to deliver a ransom to the kidnappers of a rising singer, Manhattan security specialist D. Hunter simultaneously works to safeguard a young pop star whom he finds distractingly attractive, a dual case that is challenged by the city's corrupt underworld. By the author of Night Work. Original. 40,000 first printing.
Captured and raised by Danes in the ninth century, dispossessed nobleman Uhtred witnesses the unexpected defeat of his adoptive Viking clan by Alfred of Wessex and longs to recover his father's land. By the author of The Archer's Tale. 125,000 first printing.