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Sam Cooke was shot dead in a Los Angeles motel, in 1964, at the age of thirty-three. Guralnick writes the definitive biography on this immensely talented soul singer.
A gentle loving satire of Jewish immigrant experience, which traces three generations of overlapping families who settled in Brooklyn.
Set in the summer before the 2004 presidential election, the story follows two separate protagonists, 23-year-old Charlie Wolf in Iowa City and 17-year old Jainey O'Sullivan in Chicago. Bizarre and colorful.
Paddy Meehan, graveyard shift reporter for the Scottish Daily News, has a problem; she's committed one of the most serious violations in journalism -- and now it involves murder. Extremely well delivered multilayered suspense novel.
Smithy, a most beguiling anti-hero, is a 279-pound, hard-drinking, chain-smoking, 43-year-old misfit who sets out cross country on a bicycle after his parents sudden death.
An inventive novel that follows its contestants (chosen for the secrets that they don't want to reveal) thorugh a reality-TV show.
First novel in a new trilogy which will chronicle the life of de la Courcel, the foster son of Phèdre nó Delaunay, the Comtesse de Montreve, peer of Terre d'Ange, and her consort, the Cassiline.
Set in San Diego, California around 2025, Robert Gu is rehabiliated from Alzheimer's, and though he missed the techno revolution around him due to the disease, is suddenly immersed in it. He's also become a pawn in a dark international conspiracy.
Alabama detectives Carson Ryder and Harry Nautilus are hunting the psychopath who tortured and murdered a young radio reporter named Taneesha Franklin. Hard-boiled and wisecracking narration.
A fast-paced, character-driven thriller, about a young sales manager who discovers the power of "networking" as probably no other white collar worker has.
Marina Thwaite and her friends are "thirty-something," rootless and generally uncommitted; out of college ten years they have just floated through life. The book begins in pre 9/11 and ends post 9/11.
An unflinching portrait of France's southern port, dressed up in the trappings of a crime story. First in trilogy.
2nd in trilogy, picking up about a year after the events in TOTAL CHAOS.
Don Victor Sobrevilla Paniagua is an engineer and a dreamer who ferries his wife and children into the Peruvian jungle to build a paper mill.
A police procedural set in present day Cuba by an author who still lives there.
An anthology of related stories about one character which share a tone that mixes humor, pathos, and keen observation that form a very compelling coming of age story.
Middle-aged wealthy day trader Richard Novak attempts to navigate through a catastrophic mid-life crisis after a trip to the emergency room and sinkhole appears at his home.
An absurd, bizarre and ultimately touching novel that depicts a chaotic world rife with constantly present terrorism and out-of-control globalism.
A minimalist noir novel about a damaged man who works as a stunt man by day and getaway car driver at night.
A psychological crime novel that explores the mind of Mix Cellini, a severly disturbed young man, as he pursues his obsession for infamous serial killer Reggie Christie.
"Ethically Adventurous" Philadephia attorney Victor Carl meets a woman in the bar and wakes up with a tattoo on his chest with the words "Chantal Adair."
First in a trilogy set in the waning days of Fascist Italy, starring Commisario De Luca.
John "The Hit Man" Keller latest set of assignments. Another great read from the masterful Block.
A good spy novel novel written by the former Director General of Britain's M15. Smooth and fast-paced, with fascinating details.
In 1943, the outcome of WWII in the European theater was more or less a foregone conclusion. Kerr's potboiler is about the behind the scenes negotiations.
A near future thriller in which terrorism has reshaped the world and no one plays by the rules.