This engrossing piece of undercover reportage has been a fixture on the New York Times best seller list since its publication. With nearly a million copies in print, Nickel and Dimed is a modern classic that deftly portrays the plight of America's working-class poor.
"of COURSE she has an agenda..."
From best-selling author Kay Hooper comes a thrilling tale with a paranormal bent and a touch of romance. Cassie Neill has a powerful but troubling gift. She can see inside the minds of serial killers as they are planning their crimes. Tormented by her ability, she takes refuge in a secluded North Carolina town. But there’s no escaping her visions, and when a body surfaces just where she predicted, Cassie is suddenly a suspect.
"Good story, bad narration"
The New York Times best-selling author of Cold Blooded and Hot Blooded, Lisa Jackson returns with a bone-chilling new book that begins with a gruesome scene—a woman awakens trapped inside a coffin with a rotting body! Surely, this must be the work of the Graverobber, a sinister Savannah, Georgia serial killer named for his macabre methods of execution.
"Narrator ruins book"
Eve Duncan became a forensic sculptor after the disappearance of her daughter Bonnie, whose remains were discovered...yet unrecognizable. Driven by a need to liberate innocence from the shroud of death, she obsesses over recreating the likenesses of faceless, decomposed murder victims, using only their bare skulls as a guide.
When an injured stranger staggers down a Hawaiian mountainside and into her backyard, Monica believes God has directed this mysterious young lady to her. But Monica's brother, an insurance-fraud investigator, isn't so sure. He finds it hard to believe this green-eyed outsider doesn't know who she is, what has happened, or where she is.
"I liked it"
The War Between the States may be over for the rest of the country, but not for Kit Weston. Disguised as a boy, she's come to New York City to kill Baron Cain, the man who stands between her and Risen Glory, the South Carolina home she loves. But unknown to Kit, the Yankee war hero is more than her bitterest enemy; he's also her guardian. And he'll be a lot harder to kill than she's figured on.
"Susan Elizabeth's great formula"
Judith's life has changed. She now has her doctorate in history. Her workaday hours are spent at St. Elizabeth's College, mostly squandered in history department shriek-fests. She also is a widow. Her husband, Bob, died one-half day after triumphantly finishing the New York City Marathon in four hours and 12 minutes. And although 20 years have passed without her seeing him, she still cannot get her former lover, Nelson Sharpe, of the Nassau County Police Department, out of her system.
Decades ago, Robin Rowe was a successful madame in the bustling town of Jerome, Arizona. Until her death, the Robin's Nest was renowned throughout the West for its beautiful girls. Now her granddaughter, Maggie Potter, has bought the old mansion and turned it into a bed and breakfast. But the feisty madame still lives there as a ghost. And when she learns that her lovely granddaughter is single, she decides to find the right man for Maggie.
Caroline Venable has everything her Southern heritage promised: money, prestige, a powerful husband - and a predictable routine of country-club luncheons, cocktail parties, and dinners hosting her husband's wealthy friends, clients, and associates in his successful land-developing conglomerate. To escape her stifling routine, Caro drinks a little too much. But her true solace is the Lowcountry island her beloved Granddaddy left her - an oasis of breathtaking beauty that is home to a band of wild ponies.
Award-winning author Lori Copeland has published dozens of romances and inspirational novels. A Case of Bad Taste, set in a small Arkansas town, brims with homespun humor and unforgettable characters. When a series of break-ins shakes up the town, novelist Maude Diamond spots fresh material for her next book. A crook is sneaking into people’s houses - and redecorating them!
Although they come from different ways of life, both Bonnie and Ruth are experiencing drastic changes. After discovering that her husband has lost all of their money and has left her broke, Bonnie Duke Cullman is abandoning her comfortable life in Atlanta to teach at a community college in rural Alabama. Ruth Elkin just lost her sewing job at the Cherished Lady factory, and now she must attend college classes to get back on track.
"Not the uplifting book I'd expected"
Helen Bradley has arrived at a charming bed and breakfast on a small peninsula off the coast of Washington, where she will assemble a regional travel guide. Soon, Helen discovers that the woman who began the guide may have been murdered. Then a local fisherman disappears. But when Helen herself is attacked, she knows she must investigate. Helen's search will lead her to the sea and buried secrets that threaten the security of the entire community.
Abounding with good-natured fun, A Case of Crooked Letters celebrates the pure, Christian values of small-town America. Trouble is brewing in the sleepy hamlet of Morning Shade. Multiple chain letters are circulating throughout town, and a local resident is to blame. Little old ladies are being victimized by empty promises of vast riches and rejuvenated health. Fortunately, the plucky Stella Diamond is on the case.
Dr. Kincaid, the director of a prestigious convalescent home, is dead from an apparent heart attack. His widow, however, is convinced that he was murdered. What secrets are lurking behind the polished doors of this medical facility? And who would kill to protect them? Helen's inquiry will demand great faith and courage as it draws her closer and closer to the life-threatening evidence.
Dr. Sally Good, chair of the local community college’s English department, is breaking her own rule: Don’t date staff members. But when her date, Neville, comes under investigation for murdering one of the college’s trustees, Sally suddenly has a lot more on her plate than dinner.