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Clara Kelley serves as a lady's maid in the household of Andrew Carnegie. But soon Andrrew begins to rely on Clara. She realizes can't let her guard down, even when Andrew becomes more than just her employer. Because revealing her past might ruin her future -- and her family's.
The scene of the crime is lavish but gruesome. In a luxurious mansion on the outskirts of Cleveland, a woman's body lies gutted in a pool of blood on the marble floor. The victim is Joanna Moorehouse, founder of Sterling Financial. The killer could be any one of her associates. Only Maggie recognizes the blood-soaked handiwork of a killer who has committed the most heinous of crimes--and will continue killing until he is stopped. Burdened with unbearable secrets, Maggie must make an agonizing choice, while her conscience keeps telling her: she's next.
Since the age of seven, Lucius Quarterfield has known he is dying. But somehow, the frail yet determined boy managed to hang on and surprise everyone. But now, at twenty-eight, his time is finally running out. He knows that everything is about to change, but he just can't know exactly how.
When Angela met Jason Powell while catering a dinner party in East Hampton, she assumed their romance would be a short-lived fling. To her surprise, Jason, a brilliant economics professor at NYU, had other plans, and they married the following summer. For Angela, the marriage turned out to be a chance to reboot her life. Six years later, thanks to a bestselling book and a growing media career, Jason has become a cultural lightning rod, placing Angela near the spotlight she worked so carefully to avoid. When a college intern makes an accusation against Jason, and another woman, Kerry Lynch, comes forward with an even more troubling allegation, their perfect life begins to unravel.
Fools and Mortals
In the heart of Elizabethan England, Richard Shakespeare struggles to make his way in one of the London playhouses dominated by his estranged older brother, William. When a priceless manuscript goes missing, suspicion falls upon Richard, forcing him onto a perilous path through the bawdy and brutal city. Entangled in a high-stakes game of duplicity and betrayal which threatens not only his career and potential fortune, but also the lives of his fellow players, Richard has to apply everything he has learned from the brightest stages and the darkest alleyways. To avoid the gallows, he must play the part of a lifetime.
The Woman in the Window
A. J. Finn
Anna Fox lives as a recluse in her New York City home, unable to venture outside. She spends her days drinking wine, watching old movies, and spying on her neighbors. When the Russells move in next door, they seem like the perfect family. But when Anna sees something she shouldn't, her world begins to crumble, and she starts to question what is real, what is imagined, and who is in danger.
Into the Black Nowhere
In southern Texas, on Saturday nights, women are disappearing. Rookie FBI agent Caitlin Hendrix, newly assigned to the FBI's elite Behavioral Analysis Unit, fears that a serial killer is roaming the dark roads outside Austin. Caitlin and the FBI's serial crime unit discover the first victim's body in the woods. She's laid out in a bloodstained, white baby-doll nightgown. A second victim in a white nightie lies deeper in the forest's darkness. Both bodies are surrounded by Polaroid photos, stuck in the earth like headstones. To track the UNSUB, Caitlin must get inside his mind. Working with a legendary FBI profiler, Caitlin searches for a homology--that elusive point where character and action come together. Caitlin's profile leads the FBI to focus on one man: a charismatic, successful professional who easily gains people's trust. But with only circumstantial evidence linking him to the murders, the police allow him to escape.
Death at Nuremberg
When Jim Cronley hears he's just won the Legion of Merit, he figures there's another shoe to drop, and it's a big one: he's out as Chief, DCI-Europe. His new assignments couldn't be bigger: protect the US chief prosecutor in the Nuremberg trials, and dismantle Odessa, an organization dedicated to helping Nazi war criminals.
Scones and Scoundrels
Inversgail, on the west coast of the Scottish Highlands, welcomes home native daughter and best-selling environmental writer Daphne Wood. Known as the icon of ecology, Daphne will spend three months as the author in residence for the Inversgail schools. Janet Marsh and her business partners at Yon Bonnie Books are looking forward to hosting a gala book signing for her. Daphne, who hasn’t set foot in Scotland in thirty years, is . . . eccentric. She lives in the Canadian wilderness, in a cabin she built herself, with only her dog for a companion, and her people skills have developed a few rough-hewn edges. She and the dog (which she insists on bringing with her) cause problems for the school, the library, and the bookshop even before they get to Inversgail. Then, on the misty night they arrive, a young man―an American who’d spent a night in the B&B above Yon Bonnie Books―is found dead outside a pub.
City of Endless Night
Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child
When Grace Ozmian, the beautiful and reckless daughter of a wealthy tech billionaire, first goes missing, the NYPD assumes she has simply sped off on another wild adventure. Until the young woman's body is discovered in an abandoned warehouse in Queens, the head nowhere to be found. Lieutenant CDS Vincent D'Agosta and FBI Special Agent A.X.L. Pendergast quickly take the lead. But neither Pendergast nor D'Agosta are prepared for what lies ahead. A diabolical presence is haunting the greater metropolitan area, and Grace Ozmian was only the first of many victims to be decapitated. Worse still, there's something unique to the city itself that has attracted the evil eye of the killer.
The Perfect Nanny
When Myriam, a French-Moroccan lawyer, decides to return to work after having children, she and her husband look for the perfect nanny for their two young children. They never dreamed they would find Louise: a quiet, polite, devoted woman who sings to the children, cleans the family's chic apartment in Paris's upscale tenth arrondissement, stays late without complaint, and hosts enviable kiddie parties. But as the couple and the nanny become more dependent on one another, jealousy, resentment, and suspicions mount, shattering the idyllic tableau.
Pike Logan and his team are tracking an American arms dealer in Tel Aviv who may--or may not--be attempting to sell sensitive nuclear weapons components to the highest bidder. When Pike’s team breaks up an attempt at killing Shoshana, they stumble upon much more than they expected.
The Spring Girls
In the remix tradition of the cult favorite movie Clueless, and Curtis Sittenfeld's Eligible, comes a modern retelling of the beloved story of the March sisters, delivered with Anna Todd's signature style. With plenty of sass, romance, and drama, The Spring Girls is the perfect chance for listeners to revisit Little Women or discover this cherished story for the first time.
Anatomy of a Scandal
Sophie's husband James is a loving father, a handsome man, a charismatic and successful public figure. And yet he stands accused of a terrible crime. Sophie is convinced he is innocent and desperate to protect her precious family from the lies that threaten to rip them apart. Kate is the lawyer hired to prosecute the case: an experienced professional who knows that the law is all about winning the argument. And yet Kate seeks the truth at all times. She is certain James is guilty and is determined he will pay for his crimes. Who is right about James--Sophie or Kate? And is either of them informed by anything more than instinct and personal experience?
The English Wife
Bayard Van Duyvil is found dead and his wife, Annabelle goes missing. Bay's sister, Janie, forms an unlikely alliance with a reporter to uncover the truth. But the more she learns about her brother and his wife, the more everything she thought she knew about them starts to unravel.
In the wake of a personal tragedy, former CIA operative Teddy Fay—now a successful Hollywood film producer known as Billy Barnett—takes a leave of absence to travel and grieve, and lands in Santa Fe in the company of his friends Stone Barrington and Ed Eagle. There, fate hands him an unexpected opportunity to exact quiet revenge for his recent loss, from a man who helped to cover up the crime. But when his enemy wises up to Teddy’s machinations, a discreet game of sabotage escalates to a potentially lethal battle.