Gabriel Garcia Marquez tells the story of the Buendia family and the rise and fall of their mythical hometown, Macondo. Translated by Gregory Rabassa.
When 17-year-old Bella Swan leaves Phoenix to live with her father in Forks, Washington, she meets an exquisitely handsome boy at school, for whom she feels an overwhelming attraction, and who she comes to realize is not wholly human.
For a price Libby Day will reconnect with the players that murdered her mother and two sisters in "The Satan Sacrifice of Kinnakee, Kansas." Having testified that her brother Ben was the murderer on that fateful night twenty-five years ago, now she is not so sure as, piece by piece, the unimaginable truth emerges, and Libby finds herself right back where she started—on the run from a killer.
Preferring animals to people because of a disfigurement from a childhood accident, veterinary surgeon Clara Benning is called upon to investigate a snakebite death and discovers that the victim's body possessed a higher concentration of venom than a snake can produce, a realization that leads to a conclusion that the victim was murdered.
Pursuing a big story in anticipation of his imminent layoff, Los Angeles reporter Jack McEvoy investigates the murder confession of a teen drug dealer and realizes that the youth may be innocent, a discovery that pits him against a killer operating below police radar.
Presents a collection of mystery, crime, and suspense stories by African-American writers who have made significant contributions to the genre, including Robert Greer, Walter Mosley, and Chester Himes.
Unexpectedly promoted to detective when his predecessor goes missing and a supervisor is killed, agency clerk Charles Unwin struggles with inexperience and nerves during a case in which he encounters bizarre clues and is framed for murder.
Purchasing hundreds of acres of farmland near his childhood home in upstate New York, Eric Loesch embarks on a renovation project that is halted when he discovers a section of land in the middle of his woods that he does not own, a finding with links to an eighteenth-century Native American massacre, a luminous white deer, and community paranoia.