Documents the true story of how a secret assassination attempt on the life of the first American president led to the creation of the CIA and FBI, in a young reader adaptation of the adult best-seller by the author of The Inner Circle.
After her sister, Diana, divorces her wealthy husband to marry a fascist leader and her sister, Unity, follows Diana to Munich, inciting rumors that she's become Hitler's mistress, novelist Nancy Mitford, after uncovering disquieting documents, must make difficult choices as Great Britain goes to war with Germany.
The Dispossessed is a detailed, novelistic account of one family’s search for safety that lays bare U.S. gutting of asylum protections. The narrative takes the reader through the inhumane debacle of family separation and the growing global refugee crisis. Washington unearths the ancient origins of hospitality practices and traces the rise of asylum law through the Ancient Greeks, the early religious traditions, the international agreements of the twentieth century, and the unmet promises of today’s U.S. refugee policies.
When she discovers the dead body of the infamous and wealthy Charles Black in his suite, hotel maid Molly Gray finds her orderly life upended as she becomes the prime suspect in the case and is caught in a web of deception that she has no idea how to unravel.
In this tale of shipwreck, survival and savagery, the #1 New York Times best-selling author of Killers of the Flower Moon recounts the events on His Majesty's Ship The Wager, a British vessel that left England in 1740 on a secret mission, resulting in a court martial that revealed a shocking truth.
Discovering that a local shelter is looking for temporary homes for their dogs over the Christmas holidays, Todd, a developmentally challenged young man, persuades his reluctant family to take in a special canine named Christmas, who teaches an entire community a lesson in the transforming power of love and goodwill.