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It was a time before England’s Golden Age; before Chaucer’s poetic tales; before the revered Lionheart took the Crusader Cross; before the legend of Robin Hood....
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Marketing for Writers: A Practical Workbook
Competition in the publishing industry is fierce. The success of your book is largely dependent on your commitment to it after you’ve finished writing it. This is...
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Easter, 1872. Fires burn in St Petersburg, a prelude to the revolutionary turmoil that will shake Russia a generation later. As the springtime thaw begins, a...
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"The Curse of the Crimson Dragon" by Tony Piazza
Gifted pilot Ryan lives in a Hawaiian paradise, running his own charter service and occasionally helping the Honolulu Police Department. His idyllic world changes...
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Appealing to the casual comic book reader as well as the hardcore graphic novel fan, this ultimate A-to-Z compendium describes everyone’s favorite participants in...
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An isolated village tries to save itself from a war through sheer force of imagination—all at the suggestion of a girl. In 1939, the families in a remote Jewish...
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12-year-old Veronica Swan's idyllic life in a close-knit Mormon community is shattered when her two younger sisters are brutally murdered. Although her parents...
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No man of letters savors the ABC’s, or serves them up, like language-loving humorist Roy Blount Jr. His glossary, from ad hominy to zizz, is hearty, full bodied,...
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TWO MURDERS REAPED is the fourth in a series of four books about Cecylee Neville (1415-1495), mother of Richard III and Edward IV, Queen by Right and Abbess. To...
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THE GILDED CAGE is the third in a series of four books about Cecylee Neville (1415-1495), mother of Richard III and Edward IV, Queen by Right and Abbess. The tale...
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Doubletakes: Pairs of Contemporary Short Stories
Selected by celebrated author and professor T. Coraghessan Boyle, Doubletakes: Pairs of Contemporary Short Stories gives students the opportunity to enjoy, through...
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East Is East
Young Japanese seaman Hiro Tanaka, inspired by dreams of the City of Brotherly Love and trained in the ways of the samurai, jumps ship off the coast of Georgia and...
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Greasy Lake and Other Stories
As he portrays environmentalists, surrogate mothers and drug dealers, “Boyle proves himself in this second story collection truly a master of that genre. Wide-...
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If the River Was Whiskey
In sixteen stories, T. Coraghessan Boyle tears through the walls of contemporary society to reveal a world at once comic and tragic, droll and horrific. Boyle...
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Riven Rock
T. C. Boyle’s seventh novel transforms two characters straight out of history into rich mythic figures whose tortured love story is as heartbreaking as it is...
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Water Music
T.Coraghessan Boyle’s first novel, Water Music is a funny, bawdy, extremely entertaining tale of imaginative and stylistic fancy that announced to the world Boyle’s...
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Without a Hero
A critic once said of T. Coraghessan Boyle, “More happens in one of Boyle’s stories than in most post-Victorian novels.” This is precisely the case in Without a...
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World's End
Haunted by the burden of his family’s traitorous past, woozy with pot, cheap wine, and sex, and disturbed by a frighteningly real encounter with some family ghosts...
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Breaking Ice: An Anthology of Contemporary African-American Fiction
A striking collection of works from authors both established and emerging, this is the first original anthology of African-American writing in more than a decade....
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Chicago Noir
The city of Chicago has spent much time and money over the last decade marketing itself as a tourist-friendly place for the whole family. It’s got a shiny new...
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