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  • Headed for Troubleby Suzanne Brockmann

    Random House Publishing Group 2013; US$ 7.99

    New York Times bestselling author Suzanne Brockmann, whom USA Today calls “the reigning queen of military suspense,” breaks out a rapid-fire collection of pulse-pounding, heart-tugging stories and novellas featuring the intrepid men and women of Troubleshooters Inc., fiction’s hottest ultimate counterterrorism squad.   • Tough-as-nails Troubleshooters... more...

  • A Message from the Seaby Charles Dickens

    The Floating Press 1860; US$ 2.99 US$ 2.60

    One of a series of episodic tales that Charles Dickens originally published in serial form, "A Message From the Sea" has one of the most beloved fiction writers in British literary history turning his attention to a quaint seaside village and the encounter between its residents and a hoary crew of sailors that wash up on its shore. A must-read... more...

  • The Horror in the Museumby H.P. Lovecraft

    Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.95

    “H. P. Lovecraft has yet to be surpassed as the twentieth century’s greatest practitioner of the classic horror tale.” –Stephen King “Lovecraft’s fiction is one of the cornerstones of modern horror.” –Clive Barker Some tales in this collection were inspired by H. P. Lovecraft, others he revised, two he co-authored–but all bear the mark of the... more...

  • Drownby Junot Díaz

    Penguin Publishing Group 1997; US$ 16.00

    From the beloved and award-winning author Junot Díaz, a spellbinding saga of a family’s journey through the New World.   A coming-of-age story of unparalleled power, Drown introduced the world to Junot Díaz's exhilarating talents. It also introduced an unforgettable narrator— Yunior, the haunted, brilliant young man who tracks his family’s precarious... more...

  • Ford County: Storiesby John Grisham

    Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 7.99

    BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from John Grisham's The Litigators. #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER New York Times  bestselling author John Grisham takes us back to Ford County, Mississippi, the setting of his first novel, A Time to Kill .  This riveting collection of short stories features an unforgettable cast of characters: Wheelchair-bound... more...

  • The Madonnas of Echo Parkby Brando Skyhorse

    Free Press 2010; US$ 11.99

    We slipped into this country like thieves, onto the land that once was ours. With these words, spoken by an illegal Mexican day laborer, The Madonnas of Echo Park takes us into the unseen world of Los Angeles, following the men and women who cook the meals, clean the homes, and struggle to lose their ethnic identity in the pursuit of the American... more...

  • Someone Like Youby Roald Dahl

    Penguin Books Ltd 2009; US$ 12.68

    In Someone Like You are fifteen classic tales told by the grand master of the short story, Roald Dahl. Here, in Roald Dahl's first collection of his world famous dark and sinister adult stories, a wife serves a dish that baffles the police; a harmless bet suddenly becomes anything but; a curious machine reveals a horrifying truth about plants;... more...

  • The Widow Ching--Pirateby Jorge Luis Borges

    Penguin Books Ltd 2011; US$ 4.21

    'On days of combat, the crew would mix gunpowder with their liquor' Borges became famous as a writer of short stories that contained new realities: elaborately conceived, ingenious and gamesome précis of impossible worlds or imaginary books. In these five stories there is danger on the high seas, an ungracious teacher of etiquette and an encyclopaedia... more...

  • Tenth of Decemberby George Saunders

    Random House Publishing Group 2013; US$ 16.00

    NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST • NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY People • The New York Times Magazine • NPR • Entertainment Weekly • New York • The Telegraph • BuzzFeed • Kirkus Reviews • BookPage • Shelf Awareness One of the most important and blazingly... more...

  • Redeploymentby Phil Klay

    Penguin Publishing Group 2014; US$ 13.98

    Winner of the 2014 National Book Award for Fiction · Winner of the John Leonard First Book Prize · Selected as one of the best books of the year by  The New York Times Book Review ,  Time ,  Newsweek ,  The Washington Post Book World , Amazon, and more   Phil Klay's Redeployment takes readers to the frontlines of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan,... more...