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The Splendor Before the Dark: A Novel of the Emperor Nero

Margaret George · Berkley
Pages: 592
Format: Hardcover

Ascending to the throne was only the beginning... Now Margaret George, the author of The Confessions of Young Nero, weaves a web of politics and passion, as ancient Rome's most infamous emperor cements his place in history.With the beautiful and cunning Poppaea at his side, Nero Augustus...
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Paris Echo: A Novel

Sebastian Faulks · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A story of resistance, complicity, and an unlikely, transformative friendship, set in Paris, from internationally bestselling novelist Sebastian Faulks.American historian Hannah intends to immerse herself in World War II research in Paris, wary of paying much attention to the city where...
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Wolves of Eden: A Novel

KEVIN MCCARTHY · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A saga of loyalty and survival in the vast, severe American West.Irish immigrant brothers Michael and Thomas O'Driscoll have returned from the brutal front lines of the Civil War. Unable to adapt to life as farm laborers, they reenlist in the army and are thrown into ferocious combat...
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Horse: A novel

Talley English · Knopf
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

The haunting debut of a plainspoken, utterly original new voice: a novel about a girl on the cusp of her teenage years, who is growing up faster than she ever hoped she would.When Teagan's father abruptly abandons his family and his farm, Teagan finds herself wading through the wreckage...
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The Feral Detective: A Novel

JONATHAN LETHEM · Ecco
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Jonathan Lethem's first detective novel since Motherless Brooklyn"One of America's greatest storytellers." - Washington PostPhoebe Siegler first meets Charles Heist in a shabby trailer on the eastern edge of Los Angeles. She's looking for her friend's missing...
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Friday Black

Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah · Mariner Books
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

"These stories are an excitement and a wonder: strange, crazed, urgent and funny, yet classical in the way they take on stubborn human problems: the depravities of capitalism, love struggling to assert itself within heartless systems. The wildly talented Adjei-Brenyah has made these...
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Listen to the Marriage: A Novel

John Jay Osborn · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

A riveting drama of marital therapyGretchen and Steve have been married for a long time. Living in San Francisco, recently separated, with two children and demanding jobs, they've started going to a marriage counselor. Unfolding over the course of ten months and taking place entirely...
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Pulse: A Novel

Michael T Harvey · Ecco
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

The story of a Boston murder that defies all expectations - optioned for film by 21 Laps, the company behind Stranger Things and ArrivalBoston, 1976. In a small apartment above Kenmore Square, sixteen-year-old Daniel Fitzsimmons is listening to his landlord describe a seemingly insane theory...
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Heaven Adjacent

CATHERINE RYAN HYDE · Lake Union Publishing
Pages: 332
Format: Paperback

From New York Times bestselling author Catherine Ryan Hyde comes a bittersweet novel about healing old wounds and finding a new place to call home ... Roseanna Chaldecott spent her life as a high-powered lawyer in Manhattan. But when her best friend and law partner dies suddenly, something...
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Not Our Kind: A Novel

KITTY ZELDIS · Harper
Pages: 352
Format: eBook

With echoes of Rules of Civility and The Boston Girl, a compelling and thought-provoking novel set in postwar New York City, about two women - one Jewish, one a WASP - and the wholly unexpected consequences of their meeting.One rainy morning in June, two years after the end of World War II, a minor...
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