Get a sneak peek at future bestsellers with these exciting new additions to our collection.
Blood Rubies: A Josie Prescott Antiques Mystery
Chef Ana Yartsin is filming a reality TV show about the launch of her bakery in Rocky Point, New Hampshire. Ana's family owns the Faberge Spring Egg snow globe, which has inspired her Faberge egg-shaped cakes. Ana hires antiques expert Josie Prescott to appraise the snow globe prior to the show's pilot, which will show Ana planning the desserts for a friend's upcoming wedding. When Josie arrives at Ana's home, she finds the snow globe smashed and the prospective groom dead. Never one to resist a mystery, the intrepid Josie launches her own private investigation. An irresistible mystery from the author of Lethal Treasure (2013).
The Boston Girl
In bestselling Diamant's (Day After Night, 2009) latest novel, an 85-year-old grandmother relates the story of her life to her granddaughter. Addie Baum was born in 1900 Boston to Russian immigrant parents who were suspicious of America's effect on their three daughters. Addie's intelligence and curiosity take her to a world her parents can't imagine--a world of short skirts, movies, and new opportunities for women. From the one-room tenement apartment she shared with her family to her first, disastrous love affair, Addie recalls her adventures with compassion and humor. A moving portrait of a fascinating woman.
Spare Parts: Four Undocumented Teenagers, One Ugly Robot, and the Battle for the American Dream
Like the popular title, The Boys in the Boat, the underdog triumphs in a heartwarming story of determination and ingenuity. This time the setting is a NASA-sponsored robotics competition. The winning team members are four illegal immigrant teens who piece together scrap metal and used car parts to defeat the likes of MIT. The drama of anti-immigrant politics plays out as the boys and their teacher bond over the project. The book expands the scope of the original Wired article about the accomplishment and is the basis for a movie to be released in January.
Tim Ellison is thrilled to find a cheap place to rent close to his favorite surf spot at Sydney's popular Manly Beach. But the house's mysterious owner--twenty-year-old Anna London--is cause for concern. Crippled with anxiety, Anna never leaves her home. As Tim settles in, strange things begin to happen--unexplained noises, sinister figures in the shadows, messages appearing on the walls. Even as his unease about the house grows, Tim finds himself increasingly attracted to Anna. But is Anna someone to pity, someone to love, or someone to fear? A captivating novel of psychological suspense from the author of Beautiful Malice (2010).
You're Not Lost If You Can Still See the Truck: The Further Adventures of America's Everyman Outdoorsman
For more than 20 years, Bill Heavey has been writing about his outdoor adventures for Field & Stream as well as other magazines and newspapers. This book is an attempt to collect the best of those articles. Based on his two previous books, while there are tips and tidbits of information to be gleaned along the way, many of the best stories involve things that didn't quite turn out as expected. Passion and intention count much more than the actual outcome. Just ask a devoted hunter or fisherman.
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