The Man of Legends, Kenneth Johnson, 47North - December 2000: New York City counts down to the new Millennium and newspaper journalist Jillian Guthrie notices something odd in the photos selected for a special edition.
Fatal, John Lescroart, Atria Books - Kate Jameson’s life ran on rails up to the moment she fell in lust with a brief acquaintance at a dinner party. Peter Ash showed little interest in her, yet she can’t stop thinking about him.
The New Old Me/My Late-Life Reinvention, Meredith Maran, Blue Rider Press - Meredith Maran, self-described in her memoir as “The New Old Me,” focuses attention on the consequences of aging — exclusion and isolation.
Soleri, Michael Johnston, TOR Forge - The Soleri, gods among men, have ruled the world for almost 3,000 years. Their capital of Solus is a marvel of art and architecture, run through with elaborate rituals.
Sisters One, Two, Three, Nancy Star, Lake Union Publishing - The Tangle family of New Jersey had its troubles. Glory Tangle was a vain social-climber with theatrical ambitions, a strict and occasionally unfeeling mother to her children Callie, Mimi, Charlie and Ginger.
The Blind Astronomer’s Daughter, John Pipkin, Bloomsbury Publishing - The second half of the eighteenth century sees an explosion in astronomical research. Amateur and professional astronomers across Britain and Ireland search the heavens in increasing numbers, mapping the skies and seeking out new phenomena.
Jane Bowles Collected Writings, Library of America - Jane Bowles published a comparatively small body of work during her life, yet it had a major impact on American literature.
The Fisher King, Melissa Lenhardt, Skyhorse Publishing - Jack McBride has been chief of police in the small Texan town of Stillwater for only six weeks. His first case on the job sparked a drug war that engulfed the county and left several matters unresolved.
The Unknown Kerouac, Todd Tietchen, Library of America - The Library of America’s release of Kerouac’s “rare, unpublished and newly translated writings,” edited by Todd Tietchen, conveys his mastery development as a writer and offers insight into the counterculture’s creative endeavors.
Anatomy of Innocence, Laura Caldwell and Leslie S. Klinger, Liveright Publishing - There are few things more horrible to contemplate than being wrongfully convicted of a crime and forced to serve hard time for many long years in unspeakable conditions, far away from friends and loved ones.