Refusing to age quietly, take antidepressants or accept the inevitable loss of her longtime husband, Joy Bergman shocks her children when, after becoming a widow, she reconnects with a former flame from her college days, turning as willful and rebellious as the younger members of their family.
Six years after abandoning her sci-fi television series and co-star husband in the wake of a devastating tragedy, Valerie Torrey embarks on a road trip back home to reunite her son with his estranged father, making life-changing stops at comic book conventions along the way.
More than a decade after a vast section of near-future Los Angeles is disowned by civil authorities and rendered a third-world nation, eccentric private investigator Erasmus Keane investigates the theft of a valuable genetically altered sheep at the same time a celebrity client disappears and reappears with no memory of having hired him.
A sequel to Persona finds International Assembly delegate Suyana Spaki climbing the social ranks a year after surviving an attempt on her life only to outmaneuver a political scandal triggered by reluctant journalist Daniel Park, who must risk his life to expose Suyana's secrets.
A near-future family saga spanning eighteen tumultuous years that redefine the nature of the United States explores the aftershocks of an economically devastating debt default and its impact on a once-prosperous American family.
One of the last cowboys, Calvin Sidey, a steely, hardened man with his own personal code who lives off the grid in a trailer on the prairie, agrees to help his adult son out and stay with his grandchildren for a week during which he solves problems the Old West way, which has a powerful effect on those around him. Discussion guide available online.
When her fourteen-year-old son disappears, Elizabeth learns that the boy and his friends had been hanging out near a reputedly cursed landmark, a situation that turns eerie when neighbors spot his ghostly shadow throughout the town.
Working as woodcutters under a feudal lord in 17th-century New France, two impoverished young Frenchmen follow separate journeys, one of extraordinary hardship, the other of wealth and craftiness, that shape their families throughout three centuries.
Mesmerized by a band of girls in the park she perceives as enjoying a life of free and careless abandon, 1960s teen Evie Boyd becomes obsessed with gaining acceptance into their circle, only to find herself drawn into a cult and seduced by its charismatic leader.