Monumental in scope and vividly detailed, Chocolate City tells the tumultuous, four-century story of race and democracy in our nation's capital. Emblematic of the ongoing tensions between America's expansive democratic promises and its enduring racial realities, Washington often has served as a nati..
From the southern influence on nineteenth-century New York to the musical legacy of late-twentieth-century Athens, Georgia, to the cutting-edge cuisines of twenty-first-century Asheville, North Carolina, the bohemian South has long contested traditional views of the region. Yet, even as the fruits o..
Former crime-scene investigator Megan O'Ryan helped convict the St. Patrick's Strangler, who killed Megan's sister. Now she's trying to heal in a small Wisconsin town. But a copycat killer is at work in Crystal Lake, and Sheriff Luke Torretti needs Megan's help...on the case and at home, where the w..
Sophie Ryan was a girl from the wrong side of town, pregnant, uneducated and aloneNow she's a sheriff's deputy and has managed to put the past behind her. It's been a long time since the gossips of Treetop, Wyoming, have speculated on the identity of Joe Ryan's father, and Sophie would prefer that d..
Rei Davis is a tough-minded judge who wishes someone could see her softer side. Chris London is a lighthearted matchmaker who wishes someone would take him seriously. When Rei walks into Lunch Meetings-Chris's dating service-and the computer determines that they're a perfect match, sparks fly!..
If he stays, she's in danger. But if he leaves... All Mike Ryan can tell her is his name. Revealing any more to this beautiful stranger would put her in danger. And he's not willing to jeopardize Stevi Roman's-or her family's-safety any more than he already has. Why this angel has taken him in, nurs..
An old man looks into the fearful eyes of a burglar left to guard him while his brother is beaten; an Irish priest in a war-torn Syrian town teaches its young men the art of hurling; the driver of a car which crashed, killing a teenage girl, forges a connection with the girl s mother; a squad of bro..
THE HUGE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLERA former FBI hostage negotiator offers a new, field-tested approach to negotiating - effective in any situation. 'Riveting' Adam Grant'Stupendous' The Week'Brilliant' Guardian____________________________After a stint policing the rough streets of Kansas City, Missour..
*THE TOP 10 IRISH BESTSELLER**A SIN AD & RICK 'MUST READS' PICK*An unforgettable tale of love, abandonment, hunger and redemption, from a rising star of Irish fiction'O'Callaghan is one of our finest writers . . . and this is his best work yet' JOHN BANVILLE*****At just sixteen, Nancy leaves the sma..
'This is heartache for grown ups. The Weight of Love pulls you in and does not let go' ANNE ENRIGHT'Beautiful and painful, exquisitely written, shot through with nostalgia for our earlier selves' MARIAN KEYESLondon, 1996. Robin and Ruth meet in the staff room of an East London school. Robin, despera..
A Very Special Delivery!Neonatal nurse Cassie Jordan always wanted a baby of her own, but after two heartbreaking miscarriages she's convinced she'll never have a family. Until a tiny newborn baby is abandoned at the hospital... in need of a new mum!Also working on baby Emma's case is handsome widow..
Pregnant on his doorstep!Ex-army medic Ryan Matthews loves his work as a midwife-bringing life into the world helps him forget losing his best friend in Iraq. But when Ryan finds his friend's pregnant wife on his doorstep his whole world is turned upside-down...For Ryan, opening his door to Phoebe i..
Eligible bachelor doctor seeks wife.It may not be entirely true, but Dr. Ryan Fisher has a reputation for being a bit of a playboy. His charm wins over the patients and the female staff-all except one woman. The one he really wants.Dr. Hannah Jackson avoids men like Ryan Fisher, instinctively protec..
Hidden in Plain SightAn Amish Country Justice storyAfter police dispatcher Elise St. Clair's home is invaded by her murderous brother-in-law, her nephew is hidden in Amish Country by her cleaning lady. Now relying on police officer Ryan Parker is Elise's only hope of reuniting with the child...and e..
An Apollo 11 astronaut and the Nebula Awardnominated author of Directive 51 present a novel that ';conveys the wonder and promise of space' (Publishers Weekly). Born the year of the Moon landing, Chris Terence spends his life fighting to return humanity to that pinnacle. An engineering student with ..
It's peak tourist season in Oriole Point, Michigan-the blueberry buckle of the fruit belt. Nothing draws the crowds quite like their annual carnival. And nothing turns it sour faster than murder . . . The Blueberry Blow Out festival has begun and it's time for Marlee Jacob, owner of The Berry Basket..
How do you solve a problem like Marianna? This year's Advent retreat has been booked for the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Hermione of Ephesus at the pastoral Briar Coast Cabin Resorts in New York. But when the combative Sister Marianna practically loses her religion arguing over minor details ..
In The Wesley Challenge Participant Book small groups or whole churches will spend three weeks working through 21 questions that will engage their physical, spiritual and emotional lives and their relationship with God and others. With fast-paced emphasis on graphics and short content bits, the ch..
The Tobias Ad Agency is in the running for the coveted Golden Storyboard, and Tobi couldn't be more thrilled-until she discovers it's literally an award to die for. It's an honor just to be nominated. But, let's get real, Tobi wants to win. The St. Louis Advertising Awards are like the Oscars for he..
The chance of a lifetime . . . or just another bad decision?Delaney Lavender Brooks needs to grow up. At least, according to her parents. After getting evicted from her apartment and wrecking her car, Laney is almost ready to trade in her paintbrushes and surrender to a more sensible 9-to-5 existenc..
A reporter's suspicious death is big news in upstate New York, and a local witch is out to conjure a killer's identity in this magical cozy mystery. November in upstate New York can be chilly, but Kailyn Wilde's magic shop, Abracadabra, is a cozy respite where you can find lotions, potions, and plen..
FIRST IN A NEW SERIES!Occult specialist Kathy Ryan returns in this thrilling novel of paranormal horror from Mary SanGiovanni, the author of Chills . . . Some doors should never be opened . . . In the rural town of Zarepath, deep in the woods on the border of New Jersey and Pennsylvania, stands the ..
';[A] wonderful blend of cozy, mystery, friendship and life in small town America'from the USA Today bestselling author of Of Spice and Men (Janis's Journal). Winter has come to Wildwood Cove and riding in on the chill is Wally Fowler. Although he's been away for years, establishing his reputation ..
Wedding bells are in the air-along with the aroma of maple syrup-in the latest Pancake House Mystery. But a series of murders threatens to spoil everyone's appetite. . . Between tourist season, planning her beach wedding, and running her pancake house, the Flip Side, Marley McKinney is busier than e..
Experience the magic again with this chronicle of the young wizard who took the world by storm! From the moment that J.K. Rowling conceived the idea of Harry Potter during a train ride, until the 1997 UK publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, The Making of the Potterverse tells th..
How sacred sites amplify the energies of consciousness, the earth, and the universe *; Examines the web of geometrical patterns linking sacred sites worldwide, with special focus on the sacred network of ley lines in Paris *; Unveils the coming state of shared consciousness for humanity fueled by ..
Sexy and relatable, insightful and inspiring, Love and Happiness shows us both sides of Chris and Karen's story. Author Ben Burgess Jr. reminds us that sometimes to have it all, you must first lose it all.Karen has it all: a handsome husband, beautiful twin daughters, a lovely home, and a great job...
Portland, Oregon, aka Hotlandia, where the coffee shops, restaurants, and bakeries are ready to serve everything piping hot, fresh, and ready to go-like the hard-working, hard-bodied men behind the counters-with no reservations...Sure, Chris O'Neal has problems. His restaurant is still co-owned by h..
Where secrets make their home...Stopping to help a motorist in trouble, Katie Lynch stumbles upon a mystery as elusive as the Mothman legend that haunts her hometown of Point Pleasant, West Virginia. Could the coded message she finds herald an extraterrestrial visitor? According to locals, it wouldn..
More than a century and a half after its founding, the Iowa State Fair is the state's central institution, event, and symbol. New Jersey has the Shore; Kentucky has the Derby; Iowa has the Fair. The humble Iowa State Fairground ranks alongside the Great Pyramids at Giza and the Taj Mahal in the best..
Most readers think that superheroes began with Superman's appearance in Action Comics No. 1, but that Kryptonian rocket didn't just drop out of the sky. By the time Superman's creators were born, the superhero's most defining elements-secret identities, aliases, disguises, signature symbols, traumat..
Poetics and Praxis 'After' Objectivismexamines late twentieth-and early twenty-first-century poetics and praxis within and against the dynamic, disparate legacy of Objectivism and the Objectivists. This is the first volume in the field to investigate the continuing relevance of the Objectivist ethos..
One third of our lives are spent in the dream world where our subconscious carries messages about love, success and money that can help us in our waking life. THE ULTIMATE DICTIONARY OF DREAM LANGUAGE offers readers the ultimate guide to uncovering the secret meaning of their dreams. With more than ..
Falling in love is the ultimate faux pas. Anything can happen in a year! Unemployed, homeless, and left at the altar, Vivia Perpetua Grant could see her future as a flannel pajama wearing spinster-or worse, a bag lady shuffling around Golden Gate Park. But for a girl obsessed with rock music, Chines..
Being a Rangers fan is about more than watching the team win the big game, and this book helps fans get the most out of it. Taking 40 years of Rangers history, the book distills it to the absolute best and most compelling moments, identifying the personalities, events, and facts every Rangers fan sh..
A garage sale fanatic searches for evidence to clear her cheating ex of murder in this cozy mystery series opener. Starting your life over at age thirty-eight isn't easy, but that's what Sarah Winston finds herself facing when her husband CJ runs off with a 19-year-old temptress named Tiffany. Sarah..
A rest home makes a coroner-turned-sleuth restless in this hard-boiled mystery by the USA Todaybestselling author of Dead Ringer.Sorenson, Wisconsin's deputy coroner Mattie Winston is back on the job...in a nursing home examining the body of Bernie Chasethe now former president of the Twilight Home'..
The most painful scars are the ones you never see.In her DJ booth at a Cleveland dance club, Casey feels a sense of connection that's the closest she ever gets to normal. On her college campus, she's reserved, practical--all too aware of the disaster that can result when you trust the wrong person. ..
';A sentimental and, at times, heart-wrenching story that touches on guilt, grief, forgiveness, and motherhood' from the author of Family Trees (Publishers Weekly). Nestled along the shores of the beautiful Great Lakes, Meyers Orchard is where Shelby Meyers found unexpected love and strengthand now ..
Chris Davis . . . Elvis Spielberg . . . Jamaican accent . . . British accent . . . Accountant . . . Author . . . High-stakes gambler . . . None of the above? What is the truth? Who is Truth North? His whole existence has been a mystery to many, an enigma few people know to exist. He is a master of d..
Life is complicated for a group of five friends living in the inner city. Tammy is starting to feel the pressure of being a single mother of two girls. Chris, her kids' father has been incarcerated for the past five months, not making Tammy's situation any better. Lamar and Falisha have crossed the ..
From their humble start in the NFL as an expansion team to their current journey toward becoming one of the hottest teams in the NFL, this handbook spotlights the most compelling and truly great moments in the 46 years of the Atlanta Falcons. Scattered throughout the pages are pep talks, records, an..
Inspired by and written for the devout Angels fan, this lively and detailed book explores important facts and figures from the baseball team's storied history. Decades of tradition, victories and defeats, name revisions, and Hall of Fame inductions are distilled into an entertaining list that journe..
A list of essential knowledge and experiences all fans of the Chicago White Sox must know and do in their lifetime, this book covers the team's long history all the way through the promising 2012 season. Most White Sox fans have taken in a game or two at U.S. Cellular Field, have seen highlights of ..
Perfect for Raptors fans who think they already know everything Most Raptors fans have attended a game at Air Canada Centre, seen highlights of a young Vince Carter, and can name each All-Star in franchise history. But only die-hards remember the first Raptors game in 1995, can tell you where they..
From baseball's hottest hitters like Mike Trout and Bryce Harper to ace pitchers Chris Sale, Clayton Kershaw, and Jake Arrieta to All-Star veterans David Ortiz and Miguel Cabrera, Baseball Stars is a look at the greatest players in the game today. Including stunning full-color photography, profiles,..
Most Texas Rangers fans have gone to at least a game or two in Arlington and were gripped by every captivating moment of the team's 2015 postseason run. But only real fans know the significance of the numbers 8, 34, and 1972, or where to find the best Rangers bars in Texas. 100 Things Rangers Fans S..
All Oilers fans have marveled at highlights of The Great One, and have felt that excitement coming back to Oil Country with phenom Connor McDavid. But only real fans can immediately recall Ryan Smyth's third-period hat trick in the 2006 playoffs or have hit the road to support their team in enemy te..
Led by stars like Walter Payton, Jim McMahon, Mike Singletary, William "e;Refrigerator"e; Perry, head coach Mike Ditka, and defensive coordinator Buddy Ryan, the Chicago Bears in the 1980s were an NFL powerhouse. As anyone who's seen "e;The Super Bowl Shuffle"e;..
The Big 50: Cincinnati Reds is an amazing, full-color look at the 50 men and moments that made the Reds the Reds. Experienced sportswriters Chad Dotson and Chris Garber recount the living history of the Reds, counting down from No. 50 to No. 1. Big 50: Reds brilliantly brings to life the Reds remark..
"e;The Last Letter is a haunting, heartbreaking and ultimately inspirational love story."e;-InTouch WeeklyBeckett,If you're reading this, well, you know the last-letter drill. You made it. I didn't. Get off the guilt train, because I know if there was any chance you could have saved me, you ..
About 40 miles east of Pittsburgh is the small town of Latrobe, Pennsylvania, a place Arnold Palmer called home for the entirety of his lifetime. "e;It is impossible to understand Palmer without first understanding Latrobe,"e; Jim Nantz once said.The world knew Palmer as The King. The Palmer..
All serious politicians are supposed to possess a hinterland, but not all do. Chris Mullin was one who did. By the time he entered parliament he had reported from the wars in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia and tracked down the survivors of the CIA operation in Tibet. He was the author of three novels, i..
When Chris Kraus, an unsuccessful artist pushing 40, spends an evening with a rogue academic named Dick, she falls madly and inexplicably in love, enlisting her husband in her haunted pursuit. Dick proposes a kind of game between them, but when he fails to answer their letters Chris continues alone,..
Conspiracy theories are legion. Conspiracies are rare. And of the few that do exist, fewer are ever discovered, let alone explained. This story is the exception.In 2016, media giant Gawker was forced to declare bankruptcy after a $140 million dollar judgment in court over an illegally recorded sex t..
Whether you want to be the next Bill Bryson, set up a brilliant blog or simply make the best of your travel journal, this book will lead you along the travel writer's way. The Travel Writer's Way takes a ground-breaking approach to the craft of travel writing, with a 12-step programme of 'creative j..
This new, thoroughly updated eighth edition remains the only practical guidebook to Tanzania to reflect the overall shift of tourism away from backpackers and budget camping safaris to upper-end and mid-range safaris and beach holidays. Unlike other guidebooks, the main focus is background and pract..
From the bestselling author of Lies and The Catch, comes the Sunday Times bestselling Richard and Judy Book Club thriller. Take a holiday you won't forget . . .Seven days. Three families. One killer.It was supposed to be the perfect holiday, dreamed up by Kate as the ideal way to turn 40: four best ..
What if everything in your life was a lie? An emotionally tense story of love, loyalty, betrayal and revenge. Perfect for the fans of Louise Jenson. DUBLIN - For the past two years Jill Ryan has tried to keep her darkest secrets deeply buried and remain relatively anonymous. Haunted by her tragic pa..
New school. New friends. Same old pixie. 'Don't try to be somethingYou really are not. Your one true selfIs the best thing you've got.'In this heartwarming adventure. the Truth Pixie and her human friend go to school, face a bully and learn the importance of friendship and being yourself. With w..