From two-time Caine Prize finalist Elnathan John, a dynamic young voice from Nigeria, Born on a Tuesday is a stirring, starkly rendered first novel about a young boy struggling to find his place in a society that is fracturing along religious and political lines.In far northwestern Nigeria, Dantala lives among a gang of street boys who sleep under a kuka tree. During the election, the boys are paid by the Small Party to cause trouble. When their attempt to burn down the opposition’s local headquarters ends in disaster, Dantala must run for his life, leaving his best friend behind. He makes his way to a mosque that provides him with food, shelter, and guidance. With his quick aptitude and modest nature, Dantala becomes a favored apprentice to the mosque’s sheikh. Before long, he is faced with a terrible conflict of loyalties, as one of the sheikh’s closest advisors begins to raise his own radical movement. When bloodshed erupts in the city around him, Dantala must decide what kind of Muslim—and what kind of man—he wants to be. Told in Dantala’s naïve, searching voice, this astonishing debut explores the ways in which young men are seduced by religious fundamentalism and violence.
Welcome to Nocturne Falls, where there’s a supernatural on every corner, if you have the magic to see them.
Trick Scanlon is introduced to town when a playful horse nearly drowns him. Saved by a mermaid’s song, he’s just looking for a place to catch his breath. He never expects to be so drawn to his beautiful savior.
Daria Don’t-Call-Me-A-Mermaid Czernovitch has changed so much her stalker won’t ever find her. She has great friends – witches, gargoyles, and fairies – and she feels safe… until a former Army Ranger turned country music star pulls her into his spotlight.
Can he find his own magic? And will his fame threaten the anonymity she values so much? They make sweet harmony together, but one sour note could ruin it all.
This eBook features the unabridged text of ‘The Aspern Papers’ from the bestselling edition of ‘The Complete Works of Henry James’.
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For as long as anyone could remember, the Schallers and the Newmans had been enemies. When the skeletal remains of a victim of foul play are discovered at the Schaller estate, a decades-old feud between the rival winemaking families is reignited and dark secrets begin to see the light of day. Set against the lush backdrop of the rolling hills of California's Central Coast, The New York Times best-selling author Barbara Wood's thirtieth novel is a generation-spanning saga of love, treachery, and bitterly held grudges.
A fancy hotel. A weekend getaway.
For Sloane Monroe, rest has finally arrived, until the lights go out, a woman screams, and Sloane's nightmare begins.
If you're a fan of James Patterson and Lisa Gardner, you'll enjoy Bradshaw's mysteries.
A New York Times bestselling mystery series.
"The characters are excellent."
"This is a fast moving story full of drama and surprises which will keep you gripped right to the end."
"Danger, intrigue, and just the right amount of latent emotional/romantic feelings to appease readers."
It’s a hard thing to
accept that someone wants you dead. It forces you to decide if you have anything
worth living for. When radio morning host Lee Garrett finds a death threat on
his control console, he shrugs it off as a prank. Until a series of minor
harassments turns into undeniable attempts on his life. The suspects are
many—he’s made enemies—and the police are strangely uncooperative. The radio
career he loved has turned sour, leaving behind a dwindling audience and the
wreckage of his marriage. Then the friendship of a newly blind boy and the
boy’s attractive teacher offer unexpected hope. Maybe he can make a fresh
But when the deadliest
assault yet claims an innocent victim, Garrett knows he has no choice—he has to
find his persecutors and force a confrontation. The extraordinary outcome will
test the limits of an ordinary man
“A gripping, insightful debut from a
veteran radio personality and gifted wordsmith.” —Sean Costello, author of Here
“Scott Overton is a storyteller of
boundless skill…a writer to watch.” —Mark Leslie, author of Haunted Hamilton and
Rika's Bucket List
* Survive war with Nietzschea - CHECK
* Deal with trauma of being sold at auction - CHECK
* Stop an assassination - CHECK
* Conquer the discipline chip in her head - CHECK
* Topple the Politica - CHECK
* Save the woman who once saved her - CHECK
Rika's demons have been put to rest, and she's been given command of a new company within the Marauders. A company composed entirely of mechs...
* Deliver unprecedented levels of ass kicking to Nietzschean Empire - COMMENCING
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