As a Florida Creek child, Peter Strongbow learned owl sightings were bad luck. A hooting in the night, eerie screeches that echoed into your bedroom, these were omens. And recently, while on a romantic drive, his car has struck one down.
Arrow Bay: a picturesque seaside city of parks, mountain trails, incredible views...and corpses. An unidentified vigilante, unhappy with plans to alter the idyllic character of Jake Finnigan's hometown, goes to extreme ends--in disturbingly creative and fatal ways--to express their displeasure.
THE FIRST ENGLISH TRANSLATION OF A POSTWAR MASTERPIECE'I work in an office. I take cards out of a file. Once I have taken them out, I put them back in again. That is it.'
Sometimes the fiercest battle a man faces is against himself.
The sharp and suspenseful new sequel to The Next One Will Kill You, perfect for fans of Joseph Hansen, Richard Stevenson, Randy Wayne White, and James W. Hall.
Skye Rayburn, a somewhat eccentric but well-respected veterinarian, always had a troubled relationship with her daughter Moira. When Moira is killed in a car accident, Skye has no choice but to take in her two-year-old grandson Duncan. Maybe this time she will "get it right." Over the years, Skye creates a diary: Life Lessons for Duncan.
Set in Sale, Morocco--the hometown Abdellah Taia fled but to which he returns again and again in his acclaimed fiction and films--Infidels follows the life of Jallal, the son of a prostitute witch doctor---a woman who knew men, humanity, better than anyone. In sex. Beyond sex.- As a ten-year-old sidekick to his mother, Jallal spits in the face of her enemies both real and imagined.
This novella-length collection of Erehwynan Idylls offers readers an indulgent and weird agglomeration of randy boys and revelations, as the embodiment of a small breeze--actually the gene-spliced child of the gods Zephyros and Ares--flirts and seduces fleshlings on a terraformed future Mars.
The Haffling: Book Three
This series of powerful, intertwining stories illuminates Daley Kushner's world--the family, friends, and community that have both formed and constrained him, and his new life in San Francisco.