Enraged by his girlfriend's literary success and another writer's best-selling fictional memoirs, aspiring writer and low-paid coffee shop employee Ian is embroiled in an elaborate scheme to pen his own bogus memoir and discovers unsettling industry hypocrisies. By the author of Crossing California.
In a novel set in the near future, when a beautiful, yet cruel, woman that Lenny Abramov met in Italy says she is coming to stay with him in New York, even the tanks and soldiers stationed in the city and the ongoing war with Venezuela can't get him down.
After a teacher has an affair with an underage student, a group of teenage girls gains a new awareness of their own power to attract and manipulate, and when a local drama group turns the story of the affair into their year-end show, reality and drama merge.
Fifty years after an unconventional reporter of genteel origins becomes a single mother, present-day London painter Elina navigates the first weeks of motherhood upon surviving a dangerous labor and learns that her life is disconcertingly linked to the woman from the past.
Forced to confront the realities of life in the 21st century when he falls in love with Pakistani widow Mrs. Ali, Major Pettigrew finds the relationship challenged by local prejudices that view Mrs. Ali, a Cambridge native, as a perpetual foreigner.
Ann DeLuisa, body double for drug-addled pop star Cherry Pye, is kidnapped by an obsessed paparazzo, and Cherry's entourage must rescue her while keeping her existence a secret from Cherry's public—and from Cherry herself.
Dispatched to the influential Japanese port of Dejima in 1799, ambitious clerk Jacob de Zoet resolves to earn enough money to deserve his wealthy fiancâee, an effort that is challenged by his relationship with the midwife daughter of a samurai.
Working side by side for a record label, former punk rocker Bennie Salazar and the passionate Sasha hide illicit secrets from one another while interacting with a motley assortment of equally troubled people from 1970s San Francisco to the postwar future.
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.
Leaving her home in post-World War II Ireland to work as a bookkeeper in Brooklyn, Eilis Lacey discovers a new romance in America with a charming blond Italian man before devastating news threatens her happiness.
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.
In the wake of his law partner's murder during an illicit sex and drug crime, Jack Slidell and the beautiful Caroline Wonder find themselves running for their lives while trying to outmaneuver sinister government agencies, a situation that places the fate of humanity at stake.
In John le Carre's Cold War-era novel, an honorable spy chief named George Smiley has been ousted after a shakeup in British intelligence — known as The Circus. But once it becomes clear that there's a double agent operating high up in The Circus, Smiley is brought back to catch him.
Sumner presents the story of Ignacia Vigil Romero, a full Jacarilla Apache, and the two boys, Mister and Tomas, she has raised to adulthood in a barrio of Taos, New Mexico—a mixed community of Native Americans, Hispanics, and whites.
William Pène du Bois' classic novel documents the incredible adventures of Professor William Waterman Sherman, who in 1883 sets off in a balloon across the Pacific, survives a volcanic eruption, discovers a fantastical diamond-filled island, and is eventually picked up floating in the Atlantic.
While executive Emily questions her choices about her career and a long-distance relationship with a successful man, her environmental activist sister, Jessamine, struggles with her own doubts about her beliefs and love affair.
A modern tale inspired by Sense and Sensibility finds financially strapped literary sisters Miranda and Annie moving in with divorcée Betty in a run-down Connecticut beach cottage, where they find love among the suburban aristocracy. Reprint. A best-selling novel.
Corporate auditor Sam Keller finds himself surrounded by Dubai's underworld violence in the wake of a colleague's murder and turns for help to unlikely detective Anwar Sharaf, a partnership that tests the dark regions of each man's heart. By the award-winning author of The Prisoner of Guantánamo. 75,000 first printing.