San Francisco, 1989: Forty years after Mao and his People's Liberation Army set poised to change China forever, Dr. Lili Quan prepares for a journey that will change her life forever. To honor her mother's dying wish that Lili "return home," Lili reluctantly sets out for China.
"Good reading, good book"
Every parent’s worst fear is coming true. Someone is kidnapping babies. Someone with icy blue eyes who leaves behind a blood-red trail of lipstick notes. From Atlanta to Los Angeles, a young reporter and the beautiful nurse he loves are putting each deadly piece of the puzzle into place. But still the baby snatcher stalks…down a deserted hospital corridor…in a darkened tenement…And with every step Victor and Anne take towards the truth, a terrifying secret waits.
It was Leigh Novak's second chance. She left behind a faithless husband to begin a new life with her young son Jeremy—as a family doctor in a small northern California town. But Hartwood held a bitter welcome. Leigh's first patient, a child, died mysteriously in her office. And soon Leigh was too busy to spend much time with Jeremy. It seemed her only friend was Nora—the woman who took such good care of the town's little children....
"Makes you think twice about a daycare"
Outspoken, brash New Yorker Sammy Greene needs a second chance. Fired from her job as a Washington TV producer, her midnight to 3 am show "Sammy Greene on the LA Scene" at a small progressive radio station soon has Sammy ruffling the feathers of a popular Orange County congressman. And everyone is listening.
"Exciting and timely"
An outspoken, brash, native New Yorker, Sammy Greene isn't afraid to ruffle a few feathers at Ellsford, her ultraconservative New England college. The host of The Hot Line, a talk radio show on campus station WELL, Sammy tackles the toughest, most controversial issues facing Ellsford's student body. When Sammy discovers the body of Dr. Burton Conrad, one of Ellsford's most esteemed professors, her journalistic drive kicks in, and she sets out to find answers to what happened to the beloved professor.
"So bad it doesn't merit writing about..."