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lew-irwin's picture
Sep.22.2013
Between 1907 and 1911, the United States was hit by the longest period of sustained terrorism in its history. Of more than 200 bombings that were carried out during this period, the most shocking was the dynamiting of the Los Angeles Times building on the morning of October 1, 1910, which killed...
terry-mcmillan's picture
May.31.2013
Family ties are tested and transformed in the new novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author of Waiting to Exhale and How Stella Got Her Groove Back With her wise, wry, and poignant novels of families and friendships—Waiting to Exhale, Getting to Happy, and A Day Late and a Dollar Short among...
jessica-anya-blau's picture
Feb.11.2013
It's 1983 in Berkeley, California. Cut loose by her parents, 20-year old Allie Dodgson is trying hard to make it on her own, attending college on a scholarship and working in a dress shop. But when the dress shop turns out to be a front for a dangerous drug dealing business and Allie ends up with a...
andrew-demcak's picture
Dec.20.2012
GENRE: Contemporary • LGBTQ Literary Fiction • It's the early 1980's and Matt is on the cusp of adulthood in the flickering shadows of Los Angeles' Gothic music scene. He dives into a pulsating world of death-rock music, sexy musicians, and strung-out groupies in leather bondage pants and...
james-patterson's picture
Dec.17.2012
For Hannah Shapiro, a beautiful young American student, this particular nightmare began eight years ago in Los Angeles, when Jack Morgan, owner of Private—the world's most exclusive detective agency—saved her from a horrific death. She has fled her country, but can't flee her past. The terror...
marla-martenson's picture
Dec.06.2012
Marla’s day might begin with an email like this: Marla, I hope you don’t plan on charging me for the last two setups—Penny and Lydia. Let me make it crystal clear for you, even 5 pounds overweight is a deal killer.… I won’t waste any more time on another date with a plump gal. Clarence Penny...
sezin-koehler's picture
Sep.15.2011
"An important work of post-modern feminist horror, American Monsters is a poignant, angry volume about predation, the corruption of the rave scene, and empowerment through trauma-related super-abilities. The first section of American Monsters is The Succubi Sideshow. This is a series of darkly...
brett-battles's picture
Mar.30.2011
From the Barry Award-winning author of the Jonathan Quinn series comes LITTLE GIRL GONE. Logan Harper isn't looking for redemption. He just wants to live in peace and forget his troubled past. But one morning his quiet life is upended when he interrupts the attempted murder of his father’s best...
heywood-gould's picture
Mar.24.2011
This is so typical of me. I make a sex- for term papers- deal  with a whacko chick in my American Lit. class. She sticks around just long enough to make me fall crazy in love then disappears. Six months later she’s back like nothing happened. But then the weirdness starts. My apartment is...
robert-frey's picture
Jun.14.2010
When Pete Dyes, the beloved and Academy-Award winning actor, is shot and  killed one night outside a famous director’s Brentwood home, and then America’s Sweetheart, movie actress Allison Rodgers, is gunned down in broad daylight in a public park, Hollywood holds its collective breath. Someone...