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shirley-hall's picture
Jul.14.2010
Using the richest of language, ONE DAY highlights the complexities facing mankind today. Writing in first person the author opens avenues of understanding by becoming the voice of the people behind the story. From the chains of slavery to the horrors of abuse, from the terror of the battlefield, to...
shirley-hall's picture
Jul.14.2010
Using the richest of language, ONE DAY highlights the complexities facing mankind today. Writing in first person the author opens avenues of understanding by becoming the voice of the people behind the story. From the chains of slavery to the horrors of abuse, from the terror of the battlefield, to...
margo-berdeshevsky's picture
Sep.02.2009
Margo Berdeshevsky's Beautiful Soon Enough is a collection of hypnotic stories that capture the lives--worldly, sexual, obsessive--of twenty-three arresting women. These are snapshots and collages: stories of women on the outside, looking in; of women content to end their affairs; of young women...
douglas-carlton-abrams's picture
Sep.02.2008
It was a time of discovery and decadence, when life became a gamble and the gold that poured endlessly into the port of Sevilla devalued money, marriage, and love itself. In the midst of these treacherous times, Juan Tenorio is born and then abandoned in the barn of a convent. Raised secretly by...
gary-c-king's picture
Aug.17.2008
A WOMAN WITH A PASSION FOR POWER...Kathy Marie Augustine was not out to make friends. In politics, she rose to the top by playing hardball--and pushing her way through the old boy's network of the Nevada legislature, rising to the rank of State Controller. When she died, only a few people shed...
fan-wu's picture
Jan.25.2008
Set in modern China, February Flowers tells a story of self-discovery and reconciliation with the past. An unlikely pair, seventeen-year-old Ming and twenty-four-year-old Yan meet and form an immediate bond despite having very little in common. Ming, innocent and preoccupied, lives in her own...
clive-barker's picture
Dec.17.2007
Galilee is Clive Barker's horrific version of a trashy nighttime soap opera (think Dynasty in particular). In a surprisingly romantic tale, a beautiful woman marries into a rich family—and discovers once and for all that money most certainly does not buy happiness.