From the award-winning, New York Times- bestselling author of The Monsters of Templeton and Arcadia, one of the most anticipated books of the fall: an exhilarating novel about marriage, creativity, art, and perception.
Christina Davenport had given up on a career in magic, until a charming street performer hires her to be his assistant. But when his dark side threatens to make everything she‚Äôs worked for disappear, she questions if the opportunity for a second chance is worth the price of admission.
From the Pulitzer Prize-winner: the second installment, following Some Luck, of her widely acclaimed, best-selling American trilogy, which brings the journey of a remarkable family with roots in the Iowa heartland into mid-century America
Beloved #1 New York Times bestselling author Colleen Hoover returns with an unforgettable love story between a writer and his unexpected muse. Fallon meets Ben, an aspiring novelist, the day before her scheduled cross-country move. Their untimely attraction leads them to spend Fallon‚Äôs last day in L.A. together, and her eventful life becomes the creative inspiration Ben has always sought for his novel. Over time and amidst the various relationships and tribulations of their own separate lives, they continue to meet on the same date ...
In 1939, as Poland falls under the shadow of the Nazis, young Alma Belasco‚Äôs parents send her away to live in safety with an aunt and uncle in their opulent mansion in San Francisco. There, as the rest of the world goes to war, she encounters Ichimei Fukuda, the quiet and gentle son of the family‚Äôs Japanese gardener. Unnoticed by those around them, a tender love affair begins to blossom.
Maternal love is not always welcome – and not always benign. Martha Simpson lives a conventional, middle class life in London, with her partner, Gabe,¬†a gentle American academic, and her daughter, Shelley, 20. Shelley is a sweet natured, open young woman with a passion for animals. Her sister, Jo, is the opposite: ambitious, clever and training to be a barrister. One day, Shelley meets Sam, 19, on the street and starts an intense relationship with him. Martha watches as, under Sam’s influence, Shelley changes, abandoning ...
Colin Hancock is giving his second chance his best shot. With a history of violence and bad decisions behind him and the threat of prison dogging his every step, he's determined to walk a straight line. To Colin, that means applying himself single-mindedly toward his teaching degree and avoiding everything that proved destructive in his earlier life. Reminding himself daily of his hard-earned lessons, the last thing he is looking for is a serious relationship.
When a mysterious package is delivered to Robin Ellacott, she is horrified to discover that it contains a woman's severed leg.