Working as an enforcer for a corrupt developer, Angel Velasquez teams up with a hardened journalist and a street-smart Texan to investigate rumors of California's imminent monopoly on limited water supplies.
While biding her time until she can have weight-loss surgery, Plum joins an underground community of empowered women and agrees to a series of challenges, including work with a group that stages anti-misogyny terrorist acts.
After he inherits a roofless, half-renovated mansion in black Philadelphia, and subsequently discovers a daughter he never knew he had, Warren Duffy and his daughter search for a new life as they struggle with an unwanted house and its ghosts, fall in with a utopian mixed-race cult and inspire a riot on Loving Day, the unsung holiday that celebrates interracial love.
A tale inspired by "Beauty and the Beast" follows the experiences of Agnieszka, who becomes the latest girl chosen to serve an immortal wizard who protects their village from the malevolent forces of a nearby forest.
In 1953 Kenya, as the world celebrates the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, the lives of a group of friends — two children of Indian descent, an African boy, and two young British siblings — are forever transformed by the growing violence of the Mau Mau uprising against British rule and a guerrilla raid that hits shockingly close to their home.
A shoreside burial coordinator who lives in self-enforced exile as penance for a long-ago mistake and a performer with a floating circus face unexpected life changes and new opportunities in the wake of an offshore storm. A first novel.