Portrait of an Unknown Woman by Daniel Silva is the 22nd book in the Gabriel Allon series, where the retired Israeli spy is investigating an art forgery ring
I enjoyed this book much more than I thought I would. However, I could not shake the feeling that the author was writing for the screen, and not for a book
A diabolically twisty, psychologically unsettling novel about a woman with no recollection of her past, named one of Suspense Magazine’s Best Books of the Year
The Taking of Jemima Boone tells of how the kidnapping of Jemima Boone, daughter of Daniel Boone, by Native Americans, started a cycle of violence and revenge
Investigating a case with the rare book, Alicia and Vargas go to Barcelona uncovering an tangled web of kidnappings , murders, and meet with the Sempere family
Ahab’s Return: or, The Last Voyage by Jeffery Lord is a novel, imagining the famous Captain Ahab coming back from, what thought to have been, his last sail
The setting takes place close to a hotly contested election to the governorship of California where both candidates are trying to stay on the good side of the Chinese, knowing full well that American citizens despise having a foreign military presence in their midst.
The story of the small village and its surroundings were responsible for saving thousands of people during World War II who were on the Gestapo’s wanted list
Midwife Elspeth Howell returns to her home after spending a few months away working. Elspeth can’t wait to get back; she has gifts for each of her five children and her husband.
What Elspeth finds, however, is a bloodbath. Her husband and children are murdered and one son, 12 year old Caleb, is missing. But Caleb is hiding and is so startled that he shoots his mother.
Maya’s Notebook by Isabel Allende is a fictional novel and a coming of age story. Ms. Allende is an award winning, internationally famous, Chilean writer.