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The Oath
When the head of San Francisco's largest HMO dies in his own hospital, no one doubts it is anything but the result of massive injuries inflicted by a random hit-and...
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The First Law
It begins with the murder of a pawn shop owner and ends in a high stakes shoot out at Pier 70 in San Francisco...
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The Motive
Hardy and Glitsky are embroiled in a double homicide that begins in the upper echelons of San Francisco society... Because of the high profiles of the victims—a...
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The Second Chair
Dismas Hardy sits second chair with Amy Wu in defense of the seventeen-year-old son of a prominent San Francisco family, who has been arrested for the double...
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With perfect pitch for the humor and heartbreak of everyday life, Julie Buxbaum has fashioned a heroine who will be instantly recognizable to anyone who has loved...
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Celebrities and Their Angels
Celebrities from Oprah Winfrey to Bishop Tutu sketch their idea of an angel and write about their belief, or not, in angels. Holly Near wrote, in part: We are...
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In the tradition of Susan Isaacs comes a charming debut novel featuring a lovable phone psychic, whose talents will either save her family from financial ruin -- or...
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The Intruders
As I moved from room to room, finding fresh disorder and damage at every turn, and fighting my revulsion at the smell of smoke, I had the feeling there was...
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Everyone knows that the queen is the most dominant piece in chess, but few people know that the game existed for five hundred years without her. It wasn't until...
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This engrossing work of original research is the first to consider how the breast has been perceived in the Western world from ancient days to the present - how it...
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Elizabeth's retreat to discover who she is outside her responsibilities, routines, and relationships, grabs the reader for their own journey of insights. (...
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What scares you the most? An impressive lineup of the biggest names in gay and lesbian publishing come together to share tales of things that go bump in the night...
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The Between Times
What if...for the first time in the history of the United States we took a social and economic nose dive into oblivion? THE BETWEEN TIMES is just such a scenario. A...
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Literary Nonfiction. Memoir. SALT AND PAPER is a daily reflection that is immediate and an accumulation of life experience in poetry and prose fragments placing a...
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There's a lot more to prayer than kneeling. The Wise Earth Speaks to Your Spirit author Janell Moon shows that by using The Prayer Box the deepest, truest prayers...
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No Excuses - Paperback
In No Excuses, feminist icon Gloria Feldt argues that the most confounding problem facing women today isn’t that doors aren’t open, but that not enough women are...
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On a tiny, desolate, windswept island off the coast of Southern California, two families, one in the 1880s and one in the 1930s, come to start new lives and...
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The Jesus Thief is the suspenseful story of a momentous undertaking—an attempt to clone Jesus of Nazareth. At its center is wealthy New York microbiologist Dr....
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From the penthouses and ethnic hubbub of New York, to the grand casas and poverty of Mexico City, from the Vatican to the altars of the Virgin of Guadalupe, a...
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Sown in Tears
The place is Russia, the time, 1905. The country has lost the war with Japan, the peasants are frustrated with their poverty, soldiers are on the brink of mutiny,...
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