When Inspector Chen is made an offer by a triad-connected businessman, he takes a vacation, leaving his partner to investigate a novelist's death, only to apprehend the culprit after Chen returns, who then discovers how the triad has played him. 20,000 first printing.
Asked to take the lead in a corruption investigation in which the principal figure and his family have already fled to the U.S., Inspector Chen Cao of the Shanghai Police Bureau is charged to uncover the culprit's partners-in-crime and their organization.
More determined than ever to find her brother, Kate sets out on the arduous journey to the Wretchedly Awful City and along the way comes across the fierce and terrible Mr. Gloom, who traps her and her companions on the outskirts of Miss Stringer's puppet village.
A provocative compilation of short fiction by some of America's leading female authors features original stories by Francine Prose, Curtis Sittenfeld, Jennifer Eagan, Aimee Bender, and other established writers, as well as works from such up-and-coming talents as Samantha Hunt, Suki Kim, and Holiday Reinforn. Original. 35,000 first printing.
In a novel set in an indefinite, futuristic, post-apocalyptic world, a father and his young son make their way through the ruins of a devastated American landscape, struggling to survive and preserve the last remnants of their own humanity.
Deep in the forests of the Pacific Northwest, a mill town called Commonwealth votes to quarantine itself in the wake of the 1918 flu pandemic, setting up guards to prevent anyone from coming in or out, but a violent confrontation with a tired, hungry, and cold soldier will have devastating repercussions for the entire town. 125,000 first printing.
Three mismatched people—John Anselm, a struggling intelligence dealer; former mercenary Con Niemand; and exposé journalist Caroline Wishart—are forced into an unlikely alliance when they stumble upon a powerful secret that could topple governments and destroy lives. Reprint.
In a novel set during the 1906 Atlanta race riot, the author tries to make sense of what happened by weaving into the story issues such as media sensationalism, interracial love, social Darwinism, and class divisions within both the black and white communities. Original.
An account of the decade-long conflict between humankind and hordes of the predatory undead is told from the perspective of dozens of survivors — soldiers, politicians, civilians and others — who describe in their own words the epic human battle for survival.
A fictional tale of the life of Marie Antoinette presents the story of a teenage empress's daughter who is forced to leave her family home to marry the future king of France and who rebels against the formality and rigid protocol of court life.
Re-creates the 1960s struggle of Biafra to establish an independent republic in Nigeria, following the intertwined lives of the characters through a military coup, the Biafran secession, and the resulting civil war.