The strange library
by Murakami, Haruki, 1949- author.
In a fantastical illustrated short novel, three people imprisoned in a nightmarish library plot their escape....View in our Catalog
Cattle Kate : a novel
by Bommersbach, Jana.
Cattle Kate is the only woman ever lynched as a cattle rustler. History called it 'range land justice' when she was strung up in Wyoming Territory on July 20, 1889, tarring her as a dirty thief and a filthy whore. But history was wrong. It was all a lie. ...View in our Catalog
by Draper, Norman, author.
When a local supplier announces its sponsorship of a garden contest, determined couple George and Nan Fremont resolve to turn their backyard into a suburban paradise to win first prize against the formidable forces of their community's gardening elite....View in our Catalog
The barefoot queen : a novel
by Falcones de Sierra, Ildefonso, 1959-
Facing homelessness after the death of her master, Cuban former slave Caridad becomes a freedom fighter at the side of rebellious gypsy Milagros Carmona, with whom she confronts increasingly hostile elements in mid-eighteenth-century Madrid....View in our Catalog
Africa39 : new writing from Africa south of the Sahara
The Hay Festival brings its 39 Project to Port Harcourt, Nigeria, to identify the most promising writing talents under the age of 40 from Sub-Saharan Africa and its diaspora. From the list of 39 writers chosen by the judges, editor Allfrey has selected st...View in our Catalog
Suspended sentences : three novellas
by Modiano, Patrick, 1945- author.
"Although originally published separately, Modiano's three novellas form a single ... whole, haunted by the same gauzy sense of place and characters. Modiano draws on his own experiences, blended with the real or invented stories of others, to present a d...View in our Catalog
Best new horror. Volume 25
Best and grisliest short stories of today. For twenty-five years this series has been published in the United Kingdom as The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror, and now comes to the US to delight and terrify thriller enthusiasts. This has been the world's le...View in our Catalog
The final recollections of Charles Dickens : a novel
by Hauser, Thomas, author.
"England, 1870: His health failing, his most important work all but done, Charles Dickens is readying himself for the final bed. But there is still one more story that he must tell. As a young journalist just getting his start, Dickens encountered a story...View in our Catalog
The Jonah watch : a true life ghost story in the form of a novel
by Cady, Jack, 1932-2004, author.
Supposedly a true story framed in the format of a novel, The Jonah Watch is based on Jack Cady's experiences while serving on a Coast Guard cutter off the coast of Maine. Trapped on an icebound cutter, the crew of the Adrian are haunted by apparitions, an...View in our Catalog
All my puny sorrows
by Toews, Miriam, 1964- author.
Elfrieda, a world-renowned pianist, glamorous, wealthy, happily married: she wants to die. Yolandi, divorced, broke, sleeping with the wrong men as she tries to find true love: she desperately wants to keep her older sister alive. But Elf's latest suicide...View in our Catalog
Dreaming on daisies : a novel
by Ferrell, Miralee, 1953-
"Fiery redhead Leah Carlson will do whatever it takes to save her family ranch. Somehow, she must cover her father's debts, brought on by his drinking-- even if it means asking handsome banker Steven Harding for a loan. When he must decline, Steven vows t...View in our Catalog