A crackling debut mystery features a gritty, razor-sharp new voice in crime fiction. Conway Sax isn't a hired gun or a wise-cracking urbanite. He's just a mechanic trying to make his way, a blue-collar guy whose ideas about family and loyalty are as deeply held as they are strong. Conway is a has-been racing driver, an ace auto mechanic, a recovering alcoholic and a refreshing new character solving hardcore crimes.
A live-fire tour of six continents, 60 countries, and 309 of the world 's most authentic, explosively flavorful recipes ever, Raichlen covers it all: blazing grills, exotic seasonings, expert grill masters, renowned restaurants, cool fuels, tools, and techniques from around the world.
Maddening Moira made quite an impression on everyone in Luke O'Brien's family during the holiday visit to Dublin, and it was far from favorable. Only Luke sees the good in her, or perhaps it is the challenge of slipping past her defenses that attracts him.
Falling on tough times, Mickey Haller expands his business into foreclosure defense, only to see one of his clients accused of killing the banker she blames for trying to take away her home. Mickey puts his team into high gear to exonerate Lisa Trammel, even though the evidence and his own suspicions tell him his client is guilty. A riveting legal thriller in which Haller mounts the best defense of his career in a trial where the last surprise comes after the verdict is in.
As one woman risks everything to uncover the truth about her sister's last moments, Lupton's debut novel has a knockout twist that is utterly compelling. This psychological thriller "provides an adrenaline rush that could cause a chill on the sunniest afternoon." (The New York Times Book Review).
Three friends struggle with big city adulthood after college. A chick lit debut full of wry humor and heartache in which an " uncanny portrait emerges of a time in life marked by too many hangovers, bad dates and bridal showers--as well as an abundance of solid friendships." (People)
Campbell has created an unforgettable heroine in sixteen-year-old Margo Crane, a beauty whose unflinching gaze and uncanny ability with a rifle have not made her life any easier. After the violent death of her father, in which she is complicit, Margo takes to the Stark River in her boat, with only a few supplies and a biography of Annie Oakley, in search of her vanished mother. In this alternate Huck Finn tale, Margo is on a quest for love and identity.
Treehouses and Other Cool Stuff: 50 Projects You Can Build
David Stiles (Illustrator); Jeanie Stiles
May 19, 2012 - May 23, 2012
Imagine building an old-fashioned go-cart, an A-frame treehouse, a portable lemonade stand, a seesaw, a scooter skateboard, a tub fiddle, and other projects that will create lasting memories with your children!
Maine game warden Mike Bowditch's quest to find a missing woman leads him through a forest of lies in search of a killer who may have gotten away with murder once before. His investigation reopens old wounds between Maine locals and rich summer residents and puts his own life in jeopardy. As he closes in on his quarry, he suddenly discovers how dangerous his opponents are, and how far they will go to prevent him from bringing a killer to justice.
In a spellbinding thriller LaPlante tells the story of Jennifer White, recently widowed and a newly retired orthopedic surgeon, who is entering the beginning stages of dementia. Her best friend has recently been murdered and Dr. White is the primary suspect. Told in White's own voice, fractured and eloquent, a chilling question lingers: is White's shattered memory preventing her from revealing the truth or helping her hide it?
Dog Sense: How the New Science of Dog Behavior Can Make You a Better Friend to Your Pet
May 15, 2012 - May 18, 2012
One of the foremost researchers of animal-human relations offers a pathbreaking analysis of dog behavior, explaining the essentials of canine psychology that all dog lovers need to know. From explaining why positive reinforcement is a more effective (and less damaging) way to control dogs' behavior than punishment to demonstrating the importance of weighing a dog's unique personality against stereotypes about its breed, Bradshaw offers extraordinary insight into the question of how we really ought to treat our dogs.
Carmen Agra Deedy; Randall Wright; Barry Moser (Illustrator)
May 15, 2012 - May 18, 2012
A community of mice and a cheese-loving cat form an unlikely alliance at London's Cheshire Cheese, an inn where Charles Dickens finds inspiration and Queen Victoria makes an unexpected appearance. Deedy and Wright have created a tongue in cheek animal fantasy that would make a charming read-aloud for the whole family.