A luxurious vacation cruise to the exotic locales of the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden turns into a nightmare for passengers and crew when their ship is suddenly attacked and captured by a band of bloodthirsty Somali pirates.
A race-against-the-clock mystery, told in reverse. THE OCTOBER LIST Gabriela waits desperately for news of her abducted daughter. At last, the door opens. But it's not the negotiators. It's not the FBI. It's the kidnapper. And he has a gun. How did it come to this? Two days ago, Gabriela's life was normal. Audiobook
The Carmichaels and Grahams have gathered on Nantucket for a wedding. Plans are being made according to the wishes of the bride's late mother, who left behind The Notebook: specific instructions for every detail of her youngest daughter's future nuptials. Everything should be falling into place for the beautiful event - but in reality, things are far from perfect. While the couple-to-be are quite happy, their loved ones find their own lives crumbling. AUDIOBOOK
Audiobook: 1943: Tucked away in the idyllic hills south of Florence, the Rosatis, an Italian family of noble lineage, believe that the walls of their ancient villa will keep them safe from the war raging across Europe. But when two soldiers, a German and an Italian, arrive at the villa asking to see an ancient Etruscan burial site, the Rosatis' bucolic tranquility is shattered.
One of the rare memoirs""of Afghanistan to have been written by an""Afghan, "A Fort of Nine Towers "reveals the richness""and suffering of life in a country whose""history has become deeply entwined with""our own. For the young Qais Akbar Omar, Kabul""was a city of gardens where he flew kites""from his grandfathers roof with his cousin Wakeel while their parents, uncles, and aunts""drank tea around a cloth spread in the""grass.
Sarah Brandt is shattered when she learns that a woman has inquired for Catherine, the abandoned child she has taken as her daughter. Sarah asks Malloy to investigate. But when he goes to interview the woman at her tenement, he finds she has been murdered.
From the grand master of the historical novel comes a dazzling epic portrait of Paris that leaps through centuries as it weaves the tales of families whose fates are forever entwined with the City of Light.