A reimagining of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice from the perspectives of its below-stairs servants captures the romance, intrigue and drama of the Bennet household from the sideline perspective of Sara, an orphaned housemaid who becomes subject to the arrival of the militia and the attentions of an ambitious former slave. Reprint.
Presiding over her family and its legacy of masterpiece Civil War art, North Carolina society maven Jerene Jarvis Johnston takes increasingly haphazard steps to protect her grown children from their own heedlessness
On a damp July morning in 1946, two schoolboys find a woman's body in a bomb site in north London. Detective Inspector Jim Cooper, assigned to investigate the case, unravels the double life of a seemingly proper middle-class woman found strangled to death
Forced back into the working world after her corporate lawyer husband's spectacular downfall, Helen discovers a talent for public relations and is tempted away from her dysfunctional family by her childhood crush, now a movie star who needs her professional assistance. By the Pulitzer Prize finalist author of The Privileges. 50,000 first printing
This collection of short stories from the award-winning author of the best-selling House of Sand and Fog examines the lives of suburbanites seeking solace and gratification in food, sex, work and love. Reprint.
Follows the journey of a poor, rural boy as he becomes a wealthy business tycoon and the twists of his on-again, off-again romance with an equally successful girl, in this new novel from the best-selling author of The Reluctant Fundamentalist.
Meeting at a fashionable Amsterdam restaurant for dinner, two couples move from small talk to the wrenching shared challenge of their teenage sons' shattering act of violence that has triggered a police investigation and revealed the extent to which each family will go to protect those they love, in a U.S. release of an international best-seller. 50,000 first printing.
Arriving in New York to pursue a creative career in the raucous 1970s art scene, Reno joins a group of dreamers and raconteurs before falling in love with the estranged son of an Italian motorcycle scion and succumbing to a radical social movement in 1977 Italy. By the National Book Award-nominated author of Telex from Cuba
After escaping her violent, drug cartel-running husband with only the clothes she was wearing, a gun and money from their safe, Luz risks her life again years later to return for the daughter she left behind.
This collection of interconnected stories begins with the anarchist daughter of missionaries in Manhattan who runs away to be an activist and ends with a wealthy young adulterer in Paris who is outsmarted by the object of his desire.
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