Longlisted for the Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize
“Kept Animals is a darkly beautiful book, tender yet powerful, an exquisite exploration of hurt and desire, the why of wanting, taking, and giving.
Have you ever met someone and felt like you've known them in a thousand different lifetimes?
Johanna Lennox, a working-class Scottish nurse, and Ellie Winthrop, a Voluntary Aid Detachment recruit from a wealthy British family, are thrown together in a general hospital in France during World War I.
A debut novel for fans of Sarah Perry and Kate Morton: when a young woman is tasked with safeguarding a natural history collection as it is spirited out of London during World War II, she discovers her new manor home is a place of secrets and terror instead of protection.
In August 1939, thirty-year-old Hetty Cartwright arrives at Lockwood Manor to oversee a natural his
A hypnotizing coming-of-age novel set in 1950s Italy that stares into the heart of longing and at the friendships that have the power to save and destroy us.
"I was utterly captivated, from first page to last." --Anton DiSclafani, New York Times bestselling author of The After Party
Sometimes love finds you when you least expect it . . .
Danika Karson, recently promoted team leader within the Supernatural Prohibition, Extermination, and Arrest Regiment (SPEAR), is tasked with containing a new pack of werewolves who have entered Angbec and staked their claim with violence and brutality.
It's tempting to compare Vagablonde to Joan Didion's Play It As It Lays... But Dorn's firecracker of a novel is all her own. --Michael Schaub
Josephine Wilder's torrid love affair is with Tangle Valley Vineyard, her family's legacy. She's grown up dreaming between the vines. She's always had secret ideas about how to make the place shine, so when it passes to her, Joey vows to make Tangle Valley everything she knows it can be. Her biggest obstacle?
Teddi Baker used to believe in happily ever after. It's why she became a wedding planner and worked so hard to make her business, Hopeless Romantic, successful. But after the catastrophe of her own marriage, Teddi loses her heart, her hope, and half of her assets. She is officially jaded, but she needs every job she can get to make ends meet. When bride-to-be Kelly Scott walks in, Teddi is ready.
When Charlie Mack is hired by her ex-husband's new wife Pamela, things get awkward quickly. Her ex, Franklin, has been charged with his brother-in-law's murder. Charlie and Pamela both believe he didn't do it, but he's gone into hiding for some reason neither of them understands.
Constable Bridget "Marley" Marlowe is always doing the wrong thing for the right reason. This time she's skating the line of police procedure by protecting a young girl caught up in her father's designer street drug ring. But when Marley gets injured, she needs help from someone she can trust.