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Polite and neatly dressed, Mary O'Connor doesn't beg for spare change or ask anything from anyone on the London Tube. What sets her apart is the placard she carries bearing a plaintive message: Come Home Jim. Many years ago, when Mary met the charming and romantic James Whitnell, she knew that she'd found her other half. Then he disappeared without a trace. Mary is certain that Jim isn't a cad, that he truly loved her. Touched and more than a little suspicious, the curious junior reporter Alice quietly begins her own investigation into Jim's vanishing act. Author of "The Silent Treatment." Print run 50,000.
It's the summer of 1914, Jane and Louise Tyler are pulled into the sparkling and dramatic world of Broadway, with Louise becoming an investor in the show. But behind the glittering facade of costumes and love songs, the cast is restless and prone to deception, culminating in the death of the show's producer: Sidney Warburton. The accusation that her former beau, Leo, was involved jolts Jane, and her old friend and tabloid reporter Michael Behan, into action. Determined to close the curtain on these murders, Jane must strip back the masks of these consummate actors until she knows the truth. Print run 30,000.
It's been twenty years since 9/11. The enemy has been patient, learning, and adapting. And the enemy is ready to strike again. A new president offers hope to a country weary of conflict. He's a young, popular, self-made visionary - but he's also a man with a secret. Meanwhile, in a classified facility five stories underground, a young PhD student has gained access to a level of bioweapons known only to a select number of officials. A second-generation agent, he has been assigned a mission that will bring his adopted homeland to its knees. Print run 200,000.
She calls herself Hope Miller, but she has no idea who she actually is. Fourteen years ago, doctors assumed her amnesia was a temporary side effect of her injuries, but she never regained her memory. When Hope vanishes - the only lead is a drop of blood. Even more ominously, the blood matches a DNA sample with a connection to a notorious Kansas murderer. NYPD homicide detective Ellie Hatcher, the daughter of the cop who dedicated his life to hunting the Kansas killer, always believed there was more to the story of her father's death - and she now fears that Hope's recent disappearance could be related. Print run 50,000.
An off-duty Coast Guardsman is fishing with his family when he calls in some suspicious behaviour from a nearby boat. When three Guardsmen investigate, the are shot and killed. They're federal officers killed on the job, which means the case is the FBI's turf. When the FBI's investigation stalls out, they call in Lucas Davenport. And when his case turns lethal, Davenport will need to bring in every asset he can claim, including a detective with a fundamentally criminal mind: Virgil Flowers. Print run 500,000.
In this warm and moving anthology, a group of authors and writers pay tribute to legendary, larger-than-life bestselling author Dorothea Benton Frank and her literary legacy, capturing her unforgettable spirit, joy, and humor in stories of reunions and love. Inspired by the title Dorothea Benton Frank planned for her next book, "Reunion Beach," these close friends and colleagues channelled their creativity, admiration, and grief into stories and poems that celebrate this remarkable woman and her abiding love for the lush Lowcountry of her native South Carolina. Print run 75,000.
In the summer of his seventeenth year, Samuel "Sooley" Sooleymon gets the chance of a lifetime: a trip to the United States with his South Sudanese teammates to play in a showcase basketball tournament. The coach of North Carolina Central offers him a scholarship. Samuel has something no other player has: a fierce determination to succeed so he can bring his family to America. How far can Sooley take his team? And will success allow him to save his family? Print run 1,000,000.
In the Northern California village of Mendocino, a local teenage girl has gone missing. Then, just days later, a twelve-year-old girl is abducted from her home. The crimes feel frighteningly reminiscent of the most crucial time in detective Anna Hart's childhood, when a string of unsolved murders touched Mendocino. As past and present collide, Anna realizes that she has been led to this moment. As Anna becomes obsessed with these missing girls, she must learn that true courage means getting out of her own way and learning to let others in. Author of "The Paris Wife."