When a new murder disrupts their world of wealth, power, and pleasure, the two must form an unlikely partnership to confront demons from the past and the dark secrets that still haunt the present.
Koko Blue Rose TrilogyAnchor - Now, they have been reunited and are about to embark on a quest that will take from Washington, D. C. To the graveyards and fleshpots of the Far East to the human jungle of New York, hunting someone from the past who has risen from the darkness to kill and kill and kill. Very different from each other, they are nonetheless linked by a shared history and a single shattering secret.
They were vietnam vets-a doctor, a lawyer, a working stiff, and a writer. Bestselling author peter Straub's Koko is a gripping psychological thriller in which horror and paranoia are indistinguishable from reality. Koko. Now they must stop it. Only four men knew what it meant.
The Throat: Blue Rose Trilogy 3Anchor - Peter straub’s chilling blue Rose Trilogy comes to an astonishing close—secrets unearthed, demons revisited, and mysteries solved. The Throat. Tim underhill, travels back to his hometown of Millhaven, now an acclaimed novelist, Illinois after he gets a call from John Ransom, an old army buddy. Ransom believes there’s a copycat killer on the loose, mimicking the Blue Rose murders from decades earlier—he thinks his wife could be a potential victim.
Underhill seeks out his old friend Tom Pasmore, an aging hermit who has attained minor celebrity as an expert sleuth, to help him investigate. They quickly discover that millhaven is a town plagued by horrifying secrets and there is a twisted killer on the loose who is far more dangerous than they ever imagined.
The Throat: Blue Rose Trilogy 3 - Expertly tying together the events of Koko and Mystery, The Throat proves Peter Straub to be the master of the suspense novel.
The DinnerHogarth - As the dinner reaches its culinary climax, the conversation finally touches on their children. Now a major motion picture starring richard Gere, Laura Linney, Rebecca Hall, Steve Coogan, and Chloë Sevigny"A European Gone Girl. The wall street journalan internationally bestselling phenomenon, the darkly suspenseful, highly controversial tale of two families struggling to make the hardest decision of their lives—all over the course of one meal.
It's a summer's evening in Amsterdam, and two couples meet at a fashionable restaurant for dinner. The two boys are united by their accountability for a single horrific act; an act that has triggered a police investigation and shattered the comfortable, insulated worlds of their families. Between mouthfuls of food and over the scrapings of cutlery, the conversation remains a gentle hum of polite discourse.
The Dinner - As civility and friendship disintegrate, each couple show just how far they are prepared to go to protect those they love. Skewering everything from parenting values to pretentious menus to political convictions, this novel reveals the dark side of genteel society and asks what each of us would do in the face of unimaginable tragedy.
Now with extra libris material, including a reader’s guide and bonus content The Dinner. But behind the empty words, and with every forced smile and every new course, terrible things need to be said, the knives are being sharpened. Each couple has a fifteen-year-old son.
A Good and Happy Child: A NovelBroadway Books - This novel is much more than The Omen for the latte generation, and Evans cleverly subverts expectations at every turn. Washington post“A satisfying, suspenseful first novel. But when a mysterious murder is revealed, remembering the past becomes the only way George can protect himself--and his young family.
A psychological thriller in the tradition of donna tartt’s The Secret History--with shades of The Exorcist--A Good and Happy Child leaves you questioning the things you remember and frightened of the things you’ve forgotten. Beautifully written and perfectly structured. A boy who appeared one night when George was lonely, then told him secrets he didn’t want to know.
A Good and Happy Child: A Novel - . Events, people, and strange situations come rushing back. Were his ominous visions and erratic behavior the product of a grief-stricken child’s overactive imagination? Or were his father’s colleagues, who blamed a darker, right to look to the supernatural as a means to end George’s suffering? Twenty years later, more malevolent force, George still does not know.
Young george’s intriguing story unbalances the reader right up to the book’s deliciously chilling end. People“a scary, grown-up ghost story that combines Southern gothic with more than a twist of The Exorcist.
Ghost StoryBerkley - A horrifying accident. A tale of something they did long ago. A simple pastime to divert themselves from their quiet lives. But one story is coming back to haunt them and their small town. 1 new york times bestselling author Peter Straub’s classic tale of horror, secrets, and the dangerous ghosts of the past.
. What was the worst thing you’ve ever done? in the sleepy town of Milburn, some made-up, four old men gather to tell each other stories—some true, New York, all of them frightening. A wicked mistake. Bookazine Bertrams Stock. The Dinner. And they are about to learn that no one can bury the past forever.
Macbeth Folger Shakespeare LibrarySimon & Schuster - In 1603, james vi of scotland ascended the English throne, becoming James I of England. London was alive with an interest in all things Scottish, and Shakespeare turned to Scottish history for material. The authoritative edition of macbeth from the folger shakespeare library, the trusted and widely used shakespeare series for students and general readers, includes: -freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play -Newly revised explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play -Scene-by-scene plot summaries -A key to the play’s famous lines and phrases -An introduction to reading Shakespeare’s language -An essay by a leading Shakespeare scholar providing a modern perspective on the play -Fresh images from the Folger Shakespeare Library’s vast holdings of rare books -An up-to-date annotated guide to further reading Essay by Susan Snyder The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC, is home to the world’s largest collection of Shakespeare’s printed works, and a magnet for Shakespeare scholars from around the globe.
Its story was once seen as that of a hero who commits an evil act and pays an enormous price. The Dinner. Great product! For more information, visit Folger. Edu. Bookazine Bertrams Stock. The line is blurred between macbeth’s evil and his opponents’ good, and there are new attitudes toward both witchcraft and gender.
Heart of DarknessCreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform - Bookazine Bertrams Stock. In 1998, the modern library ranked Heart of Darkness as the sixty-seventh of the hundred best novels in English of the twentieth century. Heart of darkness 1899 is a short novel by polish novelist Joseph Conrad, written as a frame narrative, about Charles Marlow's experience as an ivory transporter down the Congo River in Central Africa.
In the course of his travel in central Africa, Marlow becomes obsessed with Mr. The Dinner. Originally published as a three-part serial story, in Blackwood's Magazine, the novella Heart of Darkness has been variously published and translated into many languages. Kurtz. The river is "a mighty big river, its body at rest curving afar over a vast country, that you could see on the map, resembling an immense snake uncoiled, with its head in the sea, and its tail lost in the depths of the land".
Heart of Darkness - Great product! The story is a complex exploration of the attitudes people hold on what constitutes a barbarian versus a civilized society and the attitudes on colonialism and racism that were part and parcel of European imperialism.
The StrangerVintage - Great product! Bookazine Bertrams Stock. Through the story of an ordinary man unwittingly drawn into a senseless murder on an Algerian beach, Camus explored what he termed "the nakedness of man faced with the absurd. First published in 1946; now in a new translation by Matthew Ward. The Dinner. Vintage.
Floating Dragon: A ThrillerBerkley - And it makes the first look like child’s play. Unspeakable horror…has ‘Bestseller’ written all over it. Los angeles times“straub’s effects are quite spectacular…I was fairly awed by some of the more nightmarish scenes in Floating Dragon. The new york Times The Dinner. Great product! . Vintage. Let the terror begin again in this "deliciously imaginative" San Francisco Chronicle novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Peter Straub.
The quiet suburban town of Hampstead is threatened by two horrors. One is natural. Bookazine Bertrams Stock. The hideous unstoppable creation of man’s power gone mad. The other is not natural at all.
Heart of Darkness and The Secret Sharer Bantam ClassicBantam Classics - Vintage. The Dinner. In portraying men whose incredible journeys on land and at sea are also symbolic voyages into their own mysterious depths, these two masterful works give credence to Conrad's acclaim as a major psychological writer. Great product! As he faces his first moral test the skipper discovers a terrifying truth -- and comes face to face with the secret itself.
Heart Of Darkness. The story of the civilized, enlightened Mr. Kurtz who embarks on a harrowing "night journey" into the savage heart of Africa, only to find his dark and evil soul. Heart of darkness and the secret Sharer draw on actual events and people that Conrad met or heard about during his many far-flung travels.
Heart of Darkness and The Secret Sharer Bantam Classic - Bookazine Bertrams Stock. The saga of a young, inexperienced skipper forced to decide the fate of a fugitive sailor who killed a man in self-defense. The secret Sharer.