Steven Pressfield is the internationally best-selling author of Gates of Fire and Tides of War. An epic of love and war, Last of the Amazons is a gripping, imaginative novel of the ancient world filled with Pressfield’s trademark extraordinary attention to detail. In the time before Homer, the legendary Theseus, king of Athens, journeys to the nation of proud female warriors whom the Greeks called Amazons.
Author William Gay is the winner of the 1999 William Peden Award and the 1999 James A. Michener Memorial Prize. In his debut collection, Gay brings to life 13 stories about a diverse group of colorful characters living in the fertile Tennessee country land.
Helen Bradley is mystified by two things: marriage and murder. Her beloved husband has suddenly left on a business assignment, offering her no explanation. What made him go so abruptly, with no concern for her feelings? Losing herself in work, Helen focuses her attention on her latest case: investigating the murder of the town mayor. As the ex-policewoman scrambles to resolve the crime, she also worries about what has happened to her husband.
"I loved it - See what you think."
Jeffery Deaver loves writing short stories. "All bets are off," he says. "Short stories are like a sniper's bullet. Fast and shocking. I can make good bad and bad badder, and most fun of all, really bad seem good." And that is exactly what he does in these 17 superb tales. This is a collection of short stories that is instantly gripping and impossible to leave alone, taking your breath away time and time again. Nothing is as it seems...
Author Theresa Schwegel's debut won the Edgar Award for Best First Novel and was also shortlisted for the Anthony Award. Her third book, Person of Interest, is an astute slice of suspenseful crime fiction offering an intense portrait of the complicated lives of an undercover police officer and his family.
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