"In 1866 as Tom and his guardian, Eliza Bethune, struggle to adjust to their fashionable apartment in the city in the aftermath of riots that had driven them away a few years before. But soon a stranger arrives from the mysterious island of Edgemere, inhabited solely by African settlers and black refugees from the war and riots, who intends to reunite Tom with his now-liberated mother."--Page  of cover.
Gold digger Vera Lomax schemes against the daughter of one of her rich older husband's mistresses in order to ensure his fortune remains his.
After her husband, Roosevelt "Chicago" DuBois, is nearly killed by her lover, Madison tries to stave off divorce by winning Chicago back, but Sindy Singleton, eager to make Chicago her own, stands in her way.
After a week of covering scientist Randall Atwater, journalist Jacqueline Tate finds herself in love with the man, but the only thing standing in her way is Randall's wife of twenty years.
Singer JJ Isaacs wreaks havoc on those closest to her and she must face a redemptive journey if she is ever going to make amends.
Three women try to ride their men's success to the top but find only problems, from Adrienne's blinding greed disrupting her nightclub venture with her man to Zakiya's unsuccessful plans to keep her NBA star boyfriend from straying.
Commander Gray Pierce and Sigma must unravel a threat that rises out of the distant past, to a time when Antarctica was green and all life on Earth balanced upon the blade of a knife. Following clues from an ancient map rescued from the lost Library of Alexandria, Sigma will discover the truth about an ancient continent, about a new form of death buried under miles of ice. From millennia-old secrets out of the frozen past to mysteries buried deep in the darkest jungles of today.
Kim Philby was the greatest spy in history, a brilliant and charming man who rose to head Britain's counterintelligence against the Soviet Union during the height of the Cold War, while he was secretly working for the enemy. Nobody thought he knew Philby like Nicholas Elliott, Philby's best friend and fellow officer in MI6. But Philby was secretly betraying his friend. Every word Elliott breathed to Philby was transmitted back to Moscow, along with those of James Jesus Angleton, head of the CIA.
Geronimo and his friends set sail to the Ratlapagos Islands to search for a sunken treasure. He soon begins to suspect that they aren't the only ones looking for the treasure.
Geronimo Stilton recounts his trip to Niagara Falls when he accompanies some young mice there as part of a school field trip.
Geronimo Stilton finds himself in the wild West, where he gets into a showdown with an evil rat.
Geronimo tries to enjoy his seaside vacation even though his hotel is dilapidated.
Geronimo's sister Thea drags him into a treasure hunt involving a desert island, pirate's treasure, and ghosts.
Geronimo has to go on a game show, The Mousetrap, in order to save his newspaper.
Challenging conventional thinking, outlining Ryan's political vision for 2014 and beyond, and showing how essential conservatism is for the future of the nation. Beginning with a careful analysis of the 2012 election, including a look at the challenge the GOP had in reaching a majority of voters and the prevalence of identity politics, Ryan examines the state of the Republican party and dissects its challenges going forward.
The latest book in a new adventure for Dan and Amy Cahill from the bestselling author Gordon Korman.
Sarah has come home to renovate the old mansion where she grew up and brings her daughters with her. Ever since the original mistress of the house fell to her death almost a century ago, people believe the place is haunted. But there₂s a more urgent menace in town: teenage girls are disappearing. Sarah fears for her daughters and the walls begin closing in on her. Deep in her memory is the key to a very real and terrifying danger. Only by confronting her worst fears can she stop the nightmare.
In 1937, young Lisette Roux and her husband, Andre, move from Paris to a village in Provence to care for Andre's grandfather Pascal. Lisette regrets having to give up her dream of becoming a gallery apprentice and longs for the comforts and sophistication of Paris.
Kick Lannigan, abducted at age six, goes into a tailspin when a second Amber Alert in a month signals the disappearance of a child in the Portland area. That's when the enigmatic Bishop approaches her with a proposition. He made a fortune as a weapons dealer and now wants to make good by using his resources to rescue abducted children. And he is convinced Kick's experiences and expertise can be mined to help rescue the abductees. Little does Kick know the case will lead directly into her terrifying past.
Dr. Emory Charbonneau, a pediatrician and marathon runner, disappears on a mountain road in North Carolina. By the time her husband Jeff, miffed over a recent argument, reports her missing, the trail has grown cold. Literally. Fog and ice encapsulate the mountainous wilderness and paralyze the search for her. While police suspect Jeff of "instant divorce," Emory, suffering from an unexplained head injury, regains consciousness and finds herself the captive of a man whose violent past is so dark that he won't even tell her his name. She's determined to escape him, and willing to take any risks necessary to survive. Unexpectedly, however, the two have a dangerous encounter with people who adhere to a code of justice all their own. At the center of the dispute is a desperate young woman whom Emory can't turn her back on, even if it means breaking the law. As her husband's deception is revealed, and the FBI closes in on her captor, Emory begins to wonder if the man with no name is, in fact, her rescuer.