Regional author Mollie Bickle Cardwell will be in our store to sign copies of her novel Return to Sandy Creek. This book is set in three different areas of Texas: the Hill Country, west Texas and the Gulf Coast. Please stop by.
The bestselling author of such novels as A Conspiracy of Paper and The Whiskey Rebels continues his masterly run of atmospheric (The Washington Post), page-turning (The Baltimore Sun), tremendously smart (Newsweek) historical thrillers. In The Day of Atonement, David Liss blends meticulous period …
The bestselling author of such novels as A Conspiracy of Paper and The Whiskey Rebels continues his masterly run of atmospheric (The Washington Post), page-turning (The Baltimore Sun), tremendously smart (Newsweek) historical thrillers. In The Day of Atonement, David Liss blends meticulous period detail with crackling adventure in the tale of one mans quest for justiceand retribution. Sebastio Raposa is only thirteen when his parents are unjustly imprisoned, never to be seen again, and he is forced to flee Portugal lest he too fall victim to the Inquisition. But ten years in exile only serve to whet his appetite for vengeance. Returning at last to Lisbon, in the guise of English businessman Sebastian Foxx, he is no longer a frightened boy but a dangerous man tormented by violent impulses. Haunted by the specter of all he has lostincluding his exquisite first loveFoxx is determined to right old wrongs by punishing an unforgivable enemy with unrelenting fury. Well schooled by his benefactor, the notorious bounty hunter Benjamin Weaver, in the use of wits, fists, and a variety of weapons, Foxx stalks the ruthless Inquisitor priest Pedro Azinheiro. But in a city ruled by terror and treachery, where money and information can buy power and trump any law, no enemy should be underestimated and no ally can be trusted. Having risked everything, and once again under the watchful eye of the Inquisition, Foxx finds his plans unraveling as he becomes drawn into the struggles of old friendsand new enemiesnone of whom, like Lisbon itself, are what they seem. Compelled to play a game of deception and greed, Sebastian Foxx will find himself befriended, betrayed, tempted by desire, and tormented by personal turmoil. And when a twist of fate turns his carefully laid plans to chaos, he will be forced to choose between surrendering to bloodlust or serving the cause of mercy. Praise for David Liss The Twelfth Enchantment Tremendously appealing characters . . . a thoroughly enjoyable, satisfying read.Deborah Harkness, author of A Discovery of Witches The Devils Company Accomplished, atmospheric and thoughtful.The Washington Post The Whiskey Rebels Smart, page-turning fun.St. Petersburg Times The Ethical Assassin [A] page-turning thriller . . . a thought-provoking and highly enjoyable yarn.Baltimore Sun A Spectacle of Corruption [A] wonderful book . . . easily one of the years best.The Boston Globe The Coffee Trader Unusual and diverting . . . Sometimes, as the book demonstrates with a nice twist, sincerity can be the greatest means of deception.The New York Times Book Review A Conspiracy of Paper Tremendously smart, assured, and entertaining.Newsweek
Bestselling author, David Liss continues his masterly run of historical thrillers in The Day of Atonement, where he blends meticulous period detail with crackling adventure in a tale of one man's quest for justice and retribution. Discussion and signing.
Author Mark Obama Ndesandjo will be in our store this afternoon for a discussion and signing of his memoir An Obama's Journey: My Odyssey of Self-Discovery Across Three Cultures. Please stop by for this interesting event.
A girl at the end of the world. Two brothers fighting for opposite sides. And a dragon who can save them all ... or set the world on fire. In Shattered, author Mari Mancusi continues the action-packed trilogy she began with Scorched. Meet her today!
A Girl at the End of the World. Two Brothers Fighting For Opposite Sides. And a Dragon Who Can Save Them All...Or Set the World on Fire.Trinity's world changed forever the day she stole Emmy's egg. Now she's on the run with the last living dragon and twin brothers from a war-torn future. Connor may…
A Girl at the End of the World. Two Brothers Fighting For Opposite Sides. And a Dragon Who Can Save Them All...Or Set the World on Fire.Trinity's world changed forever the day she stole Emmy's egg. Now she's on the run with the last living dragon and twin brothers from a war-torn future. Connor may have betrayed his mission to kill Emmy, but he'll do whatever it takes to prevent the coming dragon apocalypse. Coddling a temperamental dragon on its away to being the size of a house is no way to keep them safe. But Caleb can't stand to see Emmy trapped and miserable...When a video of Emmy flying over the skies of West Texas goes viral, the government closes inand the future they've risked everything for is about to go up in flames.