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Annihilation

Southern Reach Trilogy #1

Nebula Award for Best Novel 2015

by Jeff Vandermeer

Area X has been cut off from the rest of the continent for decades. Nature has reclaimed the last vestiges of human civilization. The first expedition returned with reports of a pristine, Edenic landscape; the...


The Girl with a Clock for a Heart

by Peter Swanson

Already optioned for film, The Girl with a Clock for a Heart is Peter Swanson’s electrifying tale of romantic noir, with shades of Hitchcock and reminiscent of the classic movie Body Heat. It is the story...


This Dark Road to Mercy

Gold Dagger Award 2014

by Wiley Cash

The critically acclaimed author of the New York Times bestseller A Land More Kind Than Home—hailed as "a powerfully moving debut that reads as if Cormac McCarthy decided to rewrite Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird...


The Winter People: A Novel

by Jennifer McMahon

The New York Times bestselling author of Promise Not to Tell returns with a simmering literary thriller about ghostly secrets, dark choices, and the unbreakable bond between mothers and daughters . . . sometimes...


By Blood We Live

The Last Werewolf #3

by Glen Duncan

The final battle between werewolves and vampires has an unexpected twist: love.

With twenty thousand years under his belt, Remshi is the oldest vampire in existence. He is searching for the werewolf named Talulla,...


The Martian: A Novel

by Andy Weir

Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars.

Now, he's sure he'll be the first person to die there.

After a dust storm nearly kills him and forces his crew to evacuate while...


Strange Bodies

by Marcel Theroux

A dizzying novel of deception and metempsychosis by the author of the National Book Award finalist Far North

Whatever this is, it started when Nicholas Slopen came back from the dead.

In a locked ward of a notorious...


Dominion

by C.J. Sansom

C.J. SANSOM REWRITES HISTORY IN A THRILLING NOVEL THAT DARES TO IMAGINE BRITAIN UNDER THE THUMB OF NAZI GERMANY.

1952. Twelve years have passed since Churchill lost to the appeasers and Britain surrendered to...


Apple Tree Yard

by Louise Doughty

An intelligent, erotically charged thriller with deep moral implications

Yvonne Carmichael, a renowned geneticist, public authority, and happily married mother of two, sits in the witness box. The charge is murder....


Shovel Ready: A Novel

Spademan #1

by Adam Sternbergh

The futuristic hardboiled noir that Lauren Beukes calls “sharp as a paper-cut” about a garbage man turned kill-for-hire.

Spademan used to be a garbage man.  That was before the dirty bomb hit Times Square,...


Archetype

Archetype #1

by M. D. Waters

“A twisty, thought-provoking futuristic tale that unnerves and enthralls.” –Family Circle

 

In a future where women are a rare commodity, Emma fights for freedom but is held captive by the love of two...


Bad Wolf

Bodenstein & Kirchhoff #6

by Nele Neuhaus & Steven T. Murray

She looked at herself in the mirror, touched her fingertips to the little red hood on her head, and laughed. The dress was a real dirndl, with a short skirt and apron. Papa had plaited her hair into two braids,...


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