“When Jessica Farris signs up for a psychology study conducted by the mysterious Dr. Shields, she thinks all she’ll have to do is answer a few questions, collect her money, and leave. But as the questions grow more and more intense and invasive and the sessions become outings where Jess
An ambitious young woman navigates the slippery world of advertising and the just-as-perilous question of who she wants to be in the face of a hard-to-please boss, a top-secret marketing campaign, and the real characters of her literary idols.
Taken from a group home at age twelve, Evan Smoak was raised and trained as part of the Orphan Program, an off-the-books operation designed to create deniable intelligence assets–i.e. assassins. Evan was Orphan X. He broke with the Program, using everything he learned to disappear and reinvent himself as the
“James Grippando’s crusader Jack Swyteck is back in his sixteenth adventure, a timely and pulse-pounding thriller”–
Fifteen-year-old Emily has six siblings, but she was also close to her best friend, Lizzie Porter, who died nearly a year ago, and she is still grieving; but Lizzie’s family are also grieving, so much so, that they use Lizzie’s younger sister, Chloe, as a lure and kidnap Emily, forcing
“Mi-ja and Young-sook, two girls living on the Korean island of Jeju, are best friends that come from very different backgrounds. When they are old enough, they begin working in the sea with their village’s all-female diving collective, led by Young-sook’s mother. As the girls take up their positions as
Adrienne Portale has never settled in one place for long but takes a job as innkeeper in tiny Knights Bridge, Massachusetts, to spend some time getting to know the father she only recently found. When three small boys get lost in the wilderness bordering the inn, Adam Sloan leads the
When cameras sent from Earth finally arrive at the end of the universe, they discover big-hearted best friends Joe Bot and Rob Ot, as well as their nemesis, Tinny.
The death of an old friend brings Ali back to the last story she ever reported: a feel-good human interest piece about a young man in need of a kidney to save his life, which quickly spiraled into a medical mismanagement scandal that landed a prestigious local doctor in prison
“The detectives who work in Malmo Police’s Department of Sensitive Crimes take their job very seriously. The lead detective, Ulf Varg, prioritizes his cases above even his dog’s mental health. Then there are detectives Anna Bengsdotter, who keeps her relationship with Varg professional even as she realizes she’s developing feelings