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shaila-abdullah's picture
Sep.25.2009
Beyond the Cayenne Wall captures the cultural chasm—and sometimes the collision between the East and the West—as the characters struggle to find their individualities despite the barriers imposed by society. Tannu refuses to give up her firstborn to the caretakers of the shrine of Shah Daullah as...
amy-reed's picture
Jul.08.2009
When Cassie moves from the tiny town where she has always lived to a suburb of Seattle, she is determined to leave her boring, good-girl existence behind. This is Cassie’s chance to stop being invisible and become the kind of girl who’s worth noticing. Stepping into her new identity turns out to...
andrew-peterson's picture
Sep.07.2008
Nathan McBride When you're the best at what you do, it's not always easy to walk away. But Nathan McBride believed he had done just that. The former Marine sniper and covert CIA operative had put the violence of his former life behind him, until now. When a deep-cover FBI agent disappears,...
michael-john-jasper's picture
Aug.07.2008
The Wannoshay Cycle takes place in a world where terrorism has spread to America in the form of repeated bombings and violent attacks. Adding to the chaos and paranoia, three dozen alien ships crash-land in the middle of a blizzard, landing in the Midwest of America and Canada. Almost miraculously...
ellen-r-sheeley's picture
Apr.07.2008
Nothing But Red is the anthology of literary and visual arts inspired by the impassioned plea of Buffy the Vampire Slayer creator Joss Whedon in response to the dishonor killing of 17-year-old Du’a Khalil Aswad. Sales of the anthology benefit the international human rights organization Equality Now...
olen-steinhauer's picture
Jan.27.2008
john-lescroart's picture
Jan.04.2008
When the angry white mob poured out of the bar on San Francisco's Geary Street and surrounded an innocent black man, Kevin Shea was the only one who tried to stop them. He failed, and now, thanks to a deceptive news photo taken during the melee, he is wanted for the murder himself-and the real...
devorah-major's picture
Jan.02.2008
A stunning new voice in African-American poetry, Devorah Major in street smarts explores the hardships of life in the streets, the damage that is done there, and the strategies for survival. Hers is a powerful, affirmative voice that is joyful and proud.
james-patterson's picture
Dec.27.2007
John Stefanovich, a tough New York cop, has one mission in life—to nab Alexandre St. Germain, the most treacherous and powerful member of the Midnight Club—a secret international society whose membership is limited to an elite group of ruthless crime czars, all of whom are “respectable” businessmen...