Thirty years after vying for the attentions of a beautiful but damaged missionary wife at an orphanage, Korean orphan June Han and former GI Hector Brennan are reunited by a plot that forces them to come to terms with mysterious secrets from their past.
Nobel Prize-winning scientist Michael Beard is coasting through his professional life, making no real contribution since he won his award, while his fifth marriage is in danger due to his, and his wife's, infidelities; but he gets a chance at redemption when he is called on to save humanity from environmental disaster.
Jeffery Deaver helms a collaborative effort by 21 thriller writers—including Lee Child, Lisa Scottoline and Joseph Finder—that includes two novellas—The Chopin Manuscript, in which Harold Middleton discovers that a score by Chopin holds a deadly secret, and its sequel The Copper Bracelet, which finds Harold drawn into a plot that could lead to a nuclear war.
An anniversary edition of a collection of interconnected fictional stories follows the members of an American platoon fighting in the Vietnam War, in a book that mirrors the author's own wartime experiences.
Lieutenant Waino Mellas and his fellow Marines venture into the mountain jungle of Vietnam as boys and fight their way into manhood, confronting external obstacles as well as racial tension, competing ambitions, and underhanded officers.
Joining a pack of feral dogs after being abandoned by his family, 4-year-old Romochka of late-20th-century Moscow slowly discards his human attributes to survive two fiercely cold winters and preys on people for food.
When City Hall fixer Alfonse Rinaldo asks Leonid McGill to investigate the disappearance of a girl who left murder in her wake, Leonid has no choice but to say yes, despite his reservations over Alfonse's motives. By the best-selling author of The Long Fall. Reprint.
Reveals the hidden life of the sixteenth U.S. president, who was actually a vampire-hunter obsessed with the complete elimination of the undead, and uncovers the role vampires played in the birth, growth, and near-death of the nation.
After his wife is diagnosed with cancer, Shep Knacker sees his dream of retiring to a developing country slip away, along with all the money in his once-plentiful bank account, as he tries to navigate America's labyrinthine health-care system. By the best-selling author of The Post-Birthday World. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.
A novel set in 2007 London follows seven diverse characters, exploring the complex patterns and crossings of modern urban life and culminating in a climax where each character is forced to confront the true nature of the world they inhabit. By the author of Devil May Care.
Flavia de Luce applies her skills in the chemistry lab to solving the murder of a master puppeteer, a case that is further complicated by her tormenting sisters.
Having entered a convent at a young age, Sister Evangeline discovers a letter from famous philanthropist Abigail Rockefeller that reveals an ancient conflict between an angel society Evangeline is destined to join and the human descendants of the Nephilim. By the author of Falling Through the Earth. Reprint. A best-selling novel. 250,000 first printing.
Summoned to Langley in the aftermath of two murders, CIA agent John Wells learns that the victims were part of a secret interrogation team that used brutal methods to break tough jihadis, a case with ties to unexpected places.
Flying to a secret job interview in Texas in the wake of an unsatisfying relationship and career, Kevin Quinn falls for a fellow passenger and obsessively worries about terrorist threats in Europe while spending an ensuing eight hours hoping for personal reinvention. By the author of The Lecturer's Tale.