Category: Fiction

  • Trespass

    By Valerie Martin

    Wealthy with risk, the unconventional unfolds in an international the place darkness intrudes into brilliant and delightful locations, a global with betrayal at its middle. In shimmering prose, Valerie Martin, increases the question...Who shall inherit the United States?
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  • Dead in the Water

    By Ms. Glenda Carroll

    Meet Trisha Carson -- No cash. No guy. No mojo. Trisha is sitting within the scorching summer season solar on the fringe of a funky Sierra lake. She thinks she is a witness to an unintended drowning at an open water swim race. What else can or not it's? An elite athlete does not dash clear of the pack, cease, by no means to maneuver back. yet then, per week later, one other swimmer identified extra for her good looks than athletic skill drives her automobile off a 20-foot cliff into the Pacific Ocean. basically Trisha believes the injuries are not so unintended. Naively she asks too many inquiries to exactly the fallacious humans. Her suspicions are brushed off via family and friends. yet her inquiries proceed and bring about an increasing net of intrigue, revenge and threat.
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  • Ticker

    By Lisa Mantchev

    A lady with a clockwork middle needs to make each moment count.

    When Penny Farthing approximately dies, significant health professional Calvin Warwick manages to implant a brass “Ticker” in her chest, remodeling her into the 1st of the Augmented. yet quickly it’s came across that Warwick killed dozens of individuals as he strove to excellent one other better Ticker for Penny, and he’s wear trial for mass murder.

    On the final day of Warwick’s trial, the Farthings’ manufacturing unit is bombed, Penny’s mom and dad disappear, and Penny and her brother, Nic, obtain a ransom be aware tough all in their Augmentation examine in the event that they are looking to see their mom and dad back. Is a person attempting to spoil the Farthings...or is the intent extra sinister?

    Desperate to reunite their family members and rescue their examine, Penny and her brother recruit fiery baker Violet Nesselrode, gentleman-about-town Sebastian Stirling, and Marcus Kingsley, a tender military basic who has his personal purposes for desirous to carry the veil among this international and the subsequent. Wagers are positioned, buddies are misplaced, romance levels an ambush, and time is working out for the lady with the clockwork heart.

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  • The Iron Man (Dodo Press)

    By Robert E. Howard

    Robert Ervin Howard (1906-1936) used to be an American pulp author of delusion, horror, old event, boxing, western, and detective fiction. he's renowned for having created the nature Conan the Cimmerian, a literary icon whose pop-culture imprint will be in comparison to such icons as Tarzan of the Apes, Sherlock Holmes, and James Bond. Voracious interpreting, besides a average expertise for prose writing and the encouragement of academics, conspired to create in Howard an curiosity in turning into a qualified author. one after the other he came across the authors that will effect his later paintings: Jack London and Rudyard Kipling. It's transparent from Howard's earliest writings and the reminiscences of his buddies that he suffered from serious melancholy from an early age. associates keep in mind him protecting the act of suicide as a legitimate substitute as early as eighteen years previous, whereas a lot of his tales and poems have a suicidal gloom and depth that appear prescient in hindsight, describing such an finish no longer as a tragedy yet as a free up from hell in the world.
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  • Fantastic Voyage

    By Isaac Asimov

    4 males and a lady are lowered to a microscopic fraction in their unique measurement, despatched in a miniaturized atomic sub via a demise man's carotid artery to wreck a blood clot in his mind. in the event that they fail, the complete international may be doomed.
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  • Gold: Being the Marvellous History of General John Augustus Sutter

    By Blaise Cendrars

    Go away it to a French poet to demythologize John Sutter, a Swiss thief and swindler who fled his local state one step prior to the invoice creditors. Sutter went first to manhattan, then Missouri, and at last ended up in California, the place he manage a buying and selling submit and fortress and, now not coincidentally, whatever of a security racket for different settlers. whilst a wood worker development a mill on Sutter's estate chanced on gold, he spread out the Swiss entrepreneur's deepest area to 1000's and millions of beginners, a migration that modified the process American heritage. Sutter died in 1880 in Washington, D.C., the place he had long past to bitch to Congress that his empire were stripped clear of him with no due strategy. this is often an altogether interesting reconstruction of his unusual and star-crossed lifestyles.
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  • Driftwood: A Novel

    By Elizabeth Dutton

    “Dutton’s fiction debut is a stellar, thought-provoking novel approximately existence, dying, California, song, and extra. . . . If you’ve by no means been to California, you may consider such as you have visited after examining this inventive and unforgettable tale. For connoisseurs of singular fiction.” —Library Journal, starred review

    Los Angeles, California: Clem Jasper is a twenty-seven-year-old belief funder with a world-famous rock musician for a father. uncertain what do together with her existence, she spends her time simply floating, a cynical observer of the Hollywood scene round her. but if her dad abruptly dies, Clem discovers he’s left her something—a sequence of letters that take her on an odd and revelatory street journey around the iconic Californian terrain. Ignoring her aunt’s recommendation to pitch the journey as a truth convey, she embarks on her personal to find simply what it was once that her father intended her to find—a mystery he couldn’t inform her until eventually now.

    With a voice similar to Rainbow Rowell, Dutton’s Driftwood is a stunning, poignant, and humorous debut. Dutton deftly captures the mythology of California with a brilliant and strange tackle the liberty of the open street, the ability of tune, and what it potential, even in the course of grief, to be a family.

    Skyhorse Publishing, in addition to our Arcade, Yucca, and sturdy Books imprints, are proud to put up a large variety of books for readers attracted to fiction—novels, novellas, political and scientific thrillers, comedy, satire, historic fiction, romance, erotic and love tales, secret, vintage literature, folklore and mythology, literary classics together with Shakespeare, Dumas, Wilde, Cather, and masses extra. whereas no longer each identify we put up turns into a New York Times bestseller or a countrywide bestseller, we're dedicated to books on topics which are occasionally ignored and to authors whose paintings will possibly not differently discover a home.
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  • Gate of Darkness, Circle of Light

    By Tanya Huff

    First released in 1989 and happening in downtown Toronto, one of many earliest of the fashionable city fantasies, Gate of Darkness, Circle of Light is the tale of a struggle opposed to encroaching darkness via a developmentally handicapped younger lady, a road musician without concept of his strength, a bag-lady who is uninterested in opting for up the items, and an adept of the sunshine. blending genuine Toronto ghost-stories with conventional Faire, a police procedural, and a cat, Gate of Darkness, Circle of Light opened a gate at road point to the city fable that followed

    "A mentally deprived younger lady who sees what people do not, a highway musician, a social employee, and a bag-lady subscribe to forces with an 'Adept of the sunshine' to struggle the encroaching darkness that stalks the streets of contemporary Toronto. In a departure from the 'strict' fable of Child of the Grove (LJ 5/15/88) and The final Wizard, Huff's real-world myth provides an enlightened, compassionate view of the forgotten heroes of city society. hugely recommended."  --Library Journal
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  • El fantasma de los sueños

    By Ramón Cerdá Sanjuán

    Oliver, escritor de éxito, es abatido a tiros por un asesino a sueldo. Roberto, amante de l. a. mujer de Oliver y también escritor, tendrá l. a. posibilidad de apoderarse de los angeles última novela de Oliver gracias a l. a. colaboración de Soraya. ¿Podrá Oliver hacer algo por evitarlo después de que haya sido certificada su muerte?
    Ramón Cerdá nos introduce de nuevo en el mundo de lo paranormal. Espiritismo, viajes astrales, recuerdos olvidados y sueños increíbles se conjugan con temas más mundanos como l. a. infidelidad, los asesinatos, el suicidio, y las, a veces no menos extrañas, relaciones humanas.
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  • House of Glass

    By Sophie Littlefield

    Bestselling writer Sophie Littlefield promises a riveting, ripped-from-the-headlines tale a few family members positioned to the final word attempt while males take them hostage inside of their home 

    Jen Glass has labored challenging to accomplish the suitable existence: a winning occupation, a stunning domestic in an prosperous suburb of Minneapolis, a probably excellent kinfolk. yet contained in the Glass condo, every little thing is spinning out of Jen's keep an eye on. Her marriage to her husband, Ted, is near to cave in; her fifteen-year-old daughter grows extra far away every day; and her five-year-old son slightly speaks a be aware. Jen is at the verge of breaking, yet not anything may have ready her for what's to come…. 

    On a night that used to be speculated to be like several different, males strength their approach into the Glasses' domestic, yet what starts as a typical theft takes an excellent extra terrifying flip. Held hostage within the basement for greater than forty-eight hours, Jen and Ted needs to set aside their ameliorations in the event that they have any desire of survival. they're going to cease at not anything to maintain their kin safe—even if it skill risking their very own lives. A taut and emotional story of a family members introduced jointly by way of notable forces, residence of Glass is a harrowing exploration of the lengths a mom will visit safeguard her childrens, and the ability of tragedy to coach us what really matters. 

    "Sophie Littlefield exhibits huge talents for delving into the depths of her characters and complicated plotting."  

    —South Florida Sun-Sentinel

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