Gripping suspense from legendary spy fiction author John le Carré.
Classic FictionMore Classic Fiction
The shell holes in the ground are the size of our goat-pen and as deep as my height with the arm raised. They are more in number than can be counted, and of all colors. It is like smallpox upon the ground.
The new wounded officers in the English hospital say that the battles of even yesterday are not to be compared with the battle of today. Tell this to those who have returned and who boast. Only fools will desire more war when this war is ended.
“If there’s anything I don’t love it’s a cat. If there’s anything that does love me it’s a cat.”
Contemporary FictionMore Contemporary Fiction
After an unexpected incident in a grocery store parking lot, Terry comes face to face with what getting old really means.
A dying mother and her daughter create one final bond over a reality TV show.
A retired cop and a young woman with special needs must learn to see the world in a different way after the death of the woman’s mother brings them together.
Five years after Enid’s daughter ran away, the pain and uncertainty still haunt Enid, but with the help of a friend, she’s finding a way forward.
Love and Heartbreak
“The conference materials were still in the seat pocket, open to the page about the theory of personal responsibility in tort law. Often the victim is in the best position to consider the potential harm that might befall her.”
A small-town southern girl wants to be “where things happen on a big scale,” but the dreariness of the North will test her resilience.
An Australian magazine editor is entangled in a love triangle between a vapid new cover girl and his whip-smart photographer.
“Why hadn’t he done something about it years before? Why hadn’t he broken it up before it was too late, and saved his own soul, his longing for life, color? But no, he had not. Why complain so bitterly now?”