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Sarah Newby, who left school at 15, and was living as a teenage single parent on an inner-city estate, has worked her way up to begin a career as a criminal barrister. But what should she do when her own son, Simon, is arrested and charged with a series of brutal rapes and murders?
Kambili, a 15-year-old girl, lives in fear of her father, a charismatic yet violent Catholic patriarch. Escape and the discovery of a new, liberated life come when Nigeria is shaken by a military coup, and Kambili and her brother go to live at their aunt’s home, a noisy place full of laughter.
Miss Honaria Honeyford was sent to London to save the family fortune with a wealthy husband. Arrogantly attractive Lord Alistair Stewart treated her infuriatingly like a little girl. Skillfully seductive Lord Channington treated her intoxicatingly like a desirable woman. Which role should she play and how much risk to run?
Book two of the series, Empire of the Crescent Moon, follows young Prince Vlad, a.k.a. Dracula, on his journey into the heart of the Ottoman Empire. Soon he comes to regret his impulsive decision to cross the Danube into the world ruled with absolute power by Sultan Murad of the House Osman. It is a world in which nothing is what it seems, and where mortal danger lurks around every corner.
Thinking to jump start their careers as private investigators, cousins Lalla and Pearlie Bains partner up with an unscrupulous P.I. Unfortunately, their nifty plan starts circling the drain when they discover he’s a blackmailing, two-timing, client stealing dirtbag.
Centuries ago, an oracle foretold of the young woman who would defeat E’veria’s most ancient enemy, the Cobelds. Finally, a child is born who matches the oracle’s description, but a Cobeld curse accompanies her birth. Led to believe they succeeded in killing the prophesied child, the Cobelds emerge from hiding with plans to overtake the Kingdom. But the child survived.
If it weren’t for the fact that she’s replacing a dead man, Kelly Jackson would love her new job managing the Redwood Cove Bed and Breakfast on the coast of Northern California. But Bob Phillips did plunge off the cliff to his death…and Kelly’s starting to think it may not have been an accident.
What if you got the chance to be everyone’s fantasy? When she flees to D.C. in the midst of a divorce, the last thing Joanie Price expects is to become a courtesan, but, as her true self struggles to be realized, this is exactly what happens. Along with Joanie, we are drawn into the pleasures and benefits, the nuances and norms, of the patrons who lavishly support her and vie for her attention.
Aging rock star Judas Coyne spends his retirement collecting morbid memorabillia such as a witch’s confession, a real snuff film and, after being sent an e-mail directly about the item online, a dead man’s suit. He is told, by the daughter (whom he does not know at the time), that the old man’s spirit is attached to this funeral suit. The ghost will go wherever it does and so buying this suit would effectively be buying a poltergeist; Judas cannot pass up this opportunity.
In Cat in the Flock, 22-year-old dreamslipper Cat McCormick begins an unusual apprenticeship with her private investigator grandmother, Amazing Grace, who’s mastered her dreamslipping gift. But following a mother and girl on the run, Cat goes undercover inside a fundamentalist megachurch in the Midwest, where she finds hypocrisy amidst true redemption. But there’s also evidence of a cover-up. Will she tame her wild dreamslipping ability in time to discover the truth?
This fully authorized, annotated, and illustrated edition of the complete screenplay of The Godfather presents all the little-known details and behind-the-scenes intrigue surrounding the landmark film.
Abigail Weston has everything: beauty, wit, and one of the largest dowries in England. Her parents hope she’ll wed an earl. Abigail hopes for a man who wants her desperately and passionately. But the money seems to blind every man she meets—except one.
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