After his mother’s death, Tom’s family has never been the same. But when a young woman named Carine arrives on their farm, the boy and his father are strained to their breaking point as they fight for her affection. Kitamura’s second novel, Gone to the Forest is a fiery story of a family that is just as explosive as the volcano about to shake their nation.
“…Kitamura is very much her own writer, and makes you feel keenly the tragedy of her three lost souls.”
Sean Bull is nine years old and surrounded by change. Politics alter the world he’s experienced for only a short time, but it’s all he’s ever known. Now that Margaret Thatcher has become Prime Minister, the people around him (especially his uncle) want change and revolution. But as time goes on, the change never comes. There is only one solution in Sean’s eyes: he must kill Margaret Thatcher.
Calliope Jenkins’s best friend Josh calls her with a chilling warning—“Watch out for the hidden things.” Hours later, the police inform her that he has been found dead, and murder is suspected. Adding to her shock is a voice mail from Josh left an hour after his body was found. Calliope leaves for Iowa in search of answers and meets a man who claims to know not only what happened to Josh but also the means to get him back.
Call it a midlife crisis, but after being sent to the slammer over thirty times and finally kicking his heroin addiction, Matthew decides it’s time to turn his life around. Parker gives his true-life rags-to-riches account of his move from the jail cell to the classroom. He shows us that it’s not easy to change one’s destiny, but it definitely is achievable.
A nontraditional romance on many levels, om love tells a love story through the eyes of a man as he falls for his new yoga teacher. The two of them explore all of the ways their bodies and lives can entwine, but soon find themselves awakened from their dream world as harsh realities come knocking.
A young woman is tied to St. Mungo’s Cross in order to be cured of her madness. Morning comes to reveal her beaten and strangled to death – still tied to the cross. Gil Cunningham is assigned to the case and suddenly the saintly clergy and cathedral staff seem a lot less pious. Are there demons of a less magical kind hidden in the hearts of Glasgow’s holy men, shadows that may strike again soon?
Fifteen years after Theodore Tate’s first crime scene—a young girl named Jessica, found dead in “the Laughterhouse”—a new killer has kidnapped Dr. Stanton (a man linked to the girl’s case) as well as his three daughters. Tate needs to work quickly to figure out the connection between this killer and Jessica’s, but can he figure it out before more blood is spilled?
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