In The Whiteness of the Whale , a disgraced primate behaviorist from Nantucket, Dr. Sara Pollard, joins six other activists to sail a round-the-world racing yacht into Antarctic waters. There, they plan to shadow, embarrass, and expose the Japanese whaling fleet, which continues to kill and process whales though no one eats the meat anymore. But every crewmember of Black Anemone has a secret or something to live down. They'll be tested by the sea...
Psychotherapist Frieda Klein takes on a case involving the murder of conman Robert Poole who was found in the flat of a mentally disturbed woman.
When Kate, single mother and law firm partner, gets an urgent phone call summoning her to her daughter's exclusive private school, she's shocked. Amelia has been suspended for cheating, something that would be completely out of character for her over-achieving, well-behaved daughter. Kate rushes to Grace Hall, but what she finds when she finally arrives is beyond comprehension. Her daughter Amelia is dead. Despondent over having been caught cheat...
Ali O'Day, a dedicated young neurosurgeon, might have a Nobel Prize in her future-if she can survive the next eleven hours.Under the glare of live television cameras-and with her lover, Dr. Richard Helvelius, and her estranged husband, Kevin, both looking on-Ali is about to implant a revolutionary mini-computer into the brain of a blind boy. If it works, he will see again. But someone wants to stop her triumph. No sooner has she begun to operate ...
"What if you could live again and again, until you got it right? On a cold and snowy night in 1910, Ursula Todd is born to an English banker and his wife. She dies before she can draw her first breath. On that same cold and snowy night, Ursula Todd is born, lets out a lusty wail, and embarks upon a life that will be, to say the least, unusual. For as she grows, she also dies, repeatedly, in a variety of ways, while the young century marches...
"A book to savor."-Kate Furnivall, author of The Russian Concubine We all make mistakes. Some we can fix. But what happens when we can't? Decades ago, as Nazi planes dominated the sky, Lily Verner made a terrible choice. She's tried to forget, but now an unexpected event pulls her back to the 1940s British countryside. She finds herself remembering the brilliant colors ofthe silk she helped to weave at her family's mill, the relentless pres...
For as long as Halley Steen has known her husband Nathan, he has carried a handful of stones in his pocket. Each day he uses those stones to remind him to follow the Golden Rule, moving a stone from one pocket to the other with each act of kindness. So it's not unusual that Nathan stops to help a stranger on the side of the highway while on his way to his son's football game one Friday evening. But that one act will change all of their lives fore...
A mother and her daughters drive for days without sleep until they crash their car in rural Oklahoma. The mother, Amaranth, is desperate to get away from someone she's convinced will follow them wherever they go--her husband. The girls, Amity and Sorrow, can't imagine what the world holds outside their father's polygamous compound. Rescue comes in the unlikely form of Bradley, a farmer grieving the loss of his wife. At first unwelcoming to these ...
As a lawyer in a large Manhattan firm, just shy of making partner, Clementine Evans has finally achieved almost everything she's been working towards-but now she's not sure it's enough. Her long hours have led to a broken engagement and, suddenly single at thirty-four, she feels her messy life crumbling around her. But when the family gathers for her grandmother Addie's ninety-ninth birthday, a relative lets slip hints about a long-buried family ...
Paradise isn't quite what it seems as four college friends meet for an island vacation in this captivating new novel from the acclaimed author of "These Girls." An all-expense-paid week at a luxury villa in Jamaica is the invitation of a lifetime for a group of old college friends.
The Edgar Award-nominated author of "Never Tell a Lie" and "Come and Find Me" returns with a penetrating novel of psychological suspense, in which a young woman becomes entangled in a terrifying web of deception and madness involving her elderly neighbor.
Charlie Hood struggles with the moral challenges of arresting his late love's cartel-connected son, Bradley Jones, while the enigmatic Mike Finnegan uses his unsettling knowledge to infiltrate both of their lives
When her honeymoon with new husband Dirk Coulter is interrupted by the discovery of a dead body on the beach, Savannah Reid does some investigating of her own when she discovers that the deceased is a popular Los Angeles anchorwoman.