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  • Black Diamonds

    Black Diamonds

    Catherine Bailey

    The extraordinary true story of the Earls Fitzwilliam and the family feuds, forbidden love and civil unrest that brought down their coal dynasty.

  • Tools for Survival

    Tools for Survival

    James Wesley, Rawles

    Praised by Brad Thor as an"amazingly gifted author,  James Wesley, Rawles returns into Tools for Survival is certain to become a must-have reference for the burgeoning survivalist/prepper movement.

  • Resurrecting Home

    Resurrecting Home

    A. American

    Resurrecting Home is an action-packed adventure that depicts the harrowing possibilities of a world gone awry, and the courage it takes to protect what matters most.

  • 30 Lessons for Loving

    30 Lessons for Loving

    Karl Pillemer, PhD

    30 Lessons for Loving offers unique wisdom that will enrich anyone’s relationship life, from people searching for the right partner to those working to keep the spark alive after decades together.

  • Hall of Small Mammals

    Hall of Small Mammals

    Thomas Pierce

    From a distinctive new American storyteller comes a hilarious, deeply moving symphony of stories that echoes a distinct and charming testament of the New South, melding contemporary concerns with their prehistoric roots.

  • Cold Cold Heart

    Cold Cold Heart

    Tami Hoag

    From one of the "most intense suspense writers around" (Chicago Tribune) comes a shocking new thriller that turns old friends and loved ones into suspects and enemies.

  • Lillian on Life

    Lillian on Life

    Alison Jean Lester

    Lillian on Life lifts the skin off the beautiful, stylish product of an era to reveal the confused, hot-blooded woman underneath.

  • Blood-Drenched Beard

    Blood-Drenched Beard

    Daniel Galera

    A display of storytelling sorcery that builds with oceanic force and announces one of Brazil’s greatest young writers to the English-speaking world.

  • Leaving Before the Rains Come

    Leaving Before the Rains Come

    Alexandra Fuller

    A breathtaking achievement, Leaving Before the Rains Come is a memoir of such grace and intelligence, filled with such wit and courage, that it could only have been written by Alexandra Fuller.

  • Watch Me Go

    Watch Me Go

    Mark Wisniewski

    Praised as "irresistible" by Salman Rushdie, Watch Me Go is Winter’s Bone meets The Wire in an edgy, soulful meditation on the meaning of love, the injustices of hate, and the power of hope.

  • Breaking Creed

    Breaking Creed

    Alex Kava

    A thrilling new series introducing a ex-marine turned K9 search-and-rescue dog trainer paired with fan-favorite Maggie O'Dell who together seek to stop a ruthless drug cartel.  



  • Fifty Mice

    Fifty Mice

    Daniel Pyne

    A gripping, paranoiac thriller about an unwilling participant in the Witness Protection Program, from star Hollywood screenwriter Dan Pyne.

  • Coming Out to Play

    Coming Out to Play

    Robbie Rogers

    The memoir of Robbie Rogers, soccer player for the LA Galaxy, whose landmark decision to come out of the closet has changed the playing field of professional sports.

  • Lost & Found

    Lost & Found

    Brooke Davis

    An irresistible debut novel about the wisdom of the very young, the mischief of the very old, and the magic that happens when no one else is looking.

  • God'll Cut You Down

    God'll Cut You Down

    John Safran

    An unlikely journalist, a murder case, and a fascinating journey through a literary true crime story about a murder case in Mississippi that reveals the complexities and absurdities of life in the modern American South.

  • No Fortunate Son

    No Fortunate Son

    Brad Taylor

    How much is one life worth? Unless the Pike Logan and partner Jennifer Cahill can decipher the web of lies devised by their enemies, the United States is about to find out in this new thriller from bestselling author Brad Taylor. 

  • West of Sunset

    West of Sunset

    Stewart O'Nan

    A moving, entertaining, beautifully written novel about the legendary final years of the life of F. Scott Fitzgerald.

  • The Look of Love

    The Look of Love

    Sarah Jio

    In New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Sarah Jio’s The Look of Love, true love is impossible to identify, except that Jane Williams can see it!

  • The Perfect Mother

    The Perfect Mother

    Nina Darnton

    A darkly imagined thriller cuts close to reality as a devoted mother’s worst fears play out when a beloved daughter acts against her privileged upbringing, pulling her American family into the international spotlight.

  • White Plague

    White Plague

    James Abel

    You won't want to miss the novel that Linda Fairstein called "a stunning thriller - it will have you on edge from its chilling start to its deadly denouement."

  • Viking Bay

    Viking Bay

    M. A. Lawson

    Suspenseful, fast-paced, and endlessly entertaining, Viking Bay is the tremendously thrilling sequel to Rosarito Beach and a gripping stand-alone novel.

  • House Broken

    House Broken

    Sonja Yoerg

    A resonant debut novel set in California and the South about a woman who must confront her alcoholic mother and the terrible secret about their family she's hidden.



  • On the Road with Janis Joplin

    On the Road with Janis Joplin

    John Byrne Cooke

    An intimate and revealing portrait of rock and roll legend Janis Joplin written by her road manager. This is the only book that tells the story of Janis' brief, spectacular career from within her life on the rock and roll road.