When a strapping young Australian named Jack MacBride arrives in Finch to wrap up his late uncle's affairs, heads turn in the sleepy English village. But when Lori volunteers to help Jack clear out his uncle's overgrown garden, they discover something even more shocking than a stranger turning up in Finch. After Lori laughingly tosses a coin into the garden's old well and makes a wish, she is baffled to find that the wish seems to have come true. Word spreads, and the villagers turn out in droves to make wishes of their own. But as they soon learn, one person's wish is another person's worst nightmare and the village is thrown into chaos. As more and more wishes come true, Lori resolves to find out what's really going on. Is handsome Jack somehow tricking his neighbors? Or are they fooling themselves? With Aunt Dimity's otherworldly help, Lori discovers that the truth is even more marvelous than a magical wishing well
In the hopes of saving Tawcester Towers from financial ruin, Blotto and Twinks travel to Chicago in the hopes of marrying Blotto to an heiress, but Twinks discovers that the heiress' father is into some shady dealings in his meat-packing business.
A follow-up to The Patron Saint of Lost Dogs finds veterinarian Cyrus Mills struggling to maintain his late father's independent practice in the face of a national chain rival, an effort that is complicated by the return of someone from waitress Amy's past.
From the bestselling author of It Happened at the Fair comes a historical love story about a lady doctor and a Texas Ranger who meet at the 1893 Chicago World's Fair.
Lucas Davenport investigates the discovery of several bodies in an abandoned Minnesota farmyard, and realizes they are the work of a local serial killer who has been murdering one victim every summer for years.
This brilliant, yet disturbing, collection of eight original stories from the unrivaled investigator of human flaws tests the bonds between damaged individuals, showing just how full - and how devoid - of humanity we can be.
Killian Lone, who comes from a long line of gifted cooks stretching back to the 17th century, starts an apprenticeship under the most famous chef in London and becomes sucked into the vicious and debauched world of 1980s fine dining until he discovers his family's dark legacy.
Hit man John Lago doubles as an intern at a prestigious Manhattan law firm where he gathers intel to pull off a clean, untraceable hit, but finds his plans thwarted by a sexy FBI agent who is assigned to take down the same law partner he is targeting.
McGee isn’t particularly strapped for cash, but how can anyone say no to Cathy, a sweet backwoods girl who’s been tortured repeatedly by her manipulative ex-boyfriend Junior Allen? What Travis isn’t anticipating is just how many women Junior has torn apart and left in his wake. Enter Junior’s latest victim, Lois Atkinson. Frail and broken, Lois can barely get out of bed when Travis finds her, let alone keep herself alive. But Travis turns into Mother McGee, giving Lois new life as he looks for the ruthless man who steals women’s spirits and livelihoods. But he can’t guess how violent his quest is soon to become. He’ll learn the hard way that there must be casualties in this game of cat and mouse. Features a new Introduction by Lee Child
When Pagan dissenters seize the ancient cup of Bishop Lucius of Glastonbury, a weakened and aging King Arthur must keep the kingdom from fragmenting in the third installment of the trilogy following Warrior of the West.
Caught between a stifling Amish community and an unnerving outside world, a devout young woman on the run is about to become the newest arrival to West Kootenai, Montana.
NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center is designing a probe which will be dropped into the Kraken Mare, one of the methane seas of Titan. There, it will embark on a journey of exploration. As the probe is being tested at Goddard, things go awry, and an explosion kills seven scientists. The AI program in the probe, a powerful, self-modifying AI called "Dorothy," flees into the Internet. Series character Wyman Ford is tapped by the president's science advisor to track down the software with the help of Dorothy's creator, Melissa Shepherd. As the two of them trace Dorothy in her wanderings in cyberspace, they realize Dorothy's horrific experiences in the wasteland of the Internet have changed her--utterly. But for the better . . . or worse?
From the award-winning author of The Mistress of Nothing comes a compelling novel that explores the complexity of modern life and the tenuous, often unexpected ties that bind us together. Spring 2010. Harriet works in local radio in London, England. When a volcano erupts in Iceland and airspace shuts down over Europe, stranding most of her colleagues abroad, she seizes the opportunity to take on a larger role at the station.
A richly imagined and stunningly inventive story of love, art, and betrayal in Paris of the 20's, 30's, and 40's".
Assisting Detective Inspector Jack Robinson in the investigation of an unpopular orchestral conductor's murder, Miss Fisher becomes suspicious of a charismatic code-breaker who has captured John Wilson's affections.
Penn Cage must investigate when his father, a beloved family doctor and pillar of the community, is accused of murdering Viola Turner, the beautiful nurse with whom he worked in the dark days of the early 1960s.
Returning to the Caribbean island of St. Vincent to help save her family's treasure-hunting business, financial expert Kate Donnelly must form an uneasy alliance with British military diver Holden Cameron when equipment, treasure and even divers start disappearing into the depths of the ocean.