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wally-wood's picture
Oct.09.2013
In this novel about love and longing, regret and renewal, a brother and sister discover a surprising secret after the death of their father: a photo of a young woman who was his lover decades before and half a world away. Even as they mourn their father, an eminent surgeon, David and Abbie question...
a-s-king's picture
Oct.18.2012
Astrid Jones desperately wants to confide in someone, but her mother's pushiness and her father's lack of interest tell her they're the last people she can trust. Instead, Astrid spends hours lying on the backyard picnic table watching airplanes fly overhead. She doesn't know the passengers inside...
glen-finland's picture
Apr.30.2012
It’s all in the attitude for this tall, dark, and autistic fellow, a rangy six-footer with a sexy five o’clock shadow—and the mind of a good-natured adolescent. But twenty-one year old David is desperate to tackle life on his own terms even if it means getting kicked around a bit.  Weaving...
harlan-hague's picture
Oct.21.2011
This is a story about a good man who loves two women. He lives the good life of a respected professor in a quiet college town on the United States west coast. He loves his wife, his cottage garden and his academic routine. He is content. But when his new Japanese graduate assistant’s mother visits...
gabriella-mautner's picture
Aug.31.2011
Vacationing with her parents at the seaside in Rimini, Italy, young Nicole Steiner falls in love with a charming Italian nobleman. Soon after, Dario Ventura frequently visits with the Steiners in Turin. Though he returns her affection, Nicole begins to suspect that he has become her mother's lover...
carole-marshall's picture
Aug.17.2011
The traumatic tale of Amelia’s life is brought to the forefront when childhood friend, Claude Croft, does find her. Claude implores her to help him locate a lost bracelet he promised his dying father he would find. Gripped by her own connection to a similar bracelet, Amelia joins Claude...
lorna-j-cook's picture
Apr.18.2011
Poised on the edge of adulthood, seventeen-year-old Suzen VanderZee is waiting for her life to begin. Her fifteen-year-old brother, Evan, is bored with small-town life and dreaves of travel, while at the same time mesmerized by Soci, the new (and possibly bad) girl at school. As Suzen realizes a...
mylene-dressler's picture
Jun.27.2010
Named one of the BEST BOOKS OF 2001 by the Christian Science Monitor, THE DEADWOOD BEETLE is an emotionally charged story of love and redemption that carries readers from the dark days of World War II to modern-day New York City and traces the wrenching life of Dr. Tristan Martens, an...
cheri-laser's picture
Jun.08.2010
Cheri Laser's first novel is a seductive page-turner full of emotion and intrigue, rich with characters that are vividly painted, funny, and poetic. The lives and mysteries of an immigrant family are bound to American history as the 20th century's complexities unfold. The past reaches out to claim...
mylene-dressler's picture
May.05.2010
THE FLOODMAKERS is the astute rendering of one Southern family’s struggle to survive the stormy heat of a summer tempest and its own powerful emotional undertows. Mylène Dressler’s work has been hailed by the New York Times as “splendid” and by the Christian Science Monitor as “haunting,...