A descendant of Sally Hemmings and Thomas Jefferson has been drive away from her neighborhood in Charlottesville, VA by a white militia
In a futuristic society people are grown as nearly identical embryos & conditioned to remove strong desires. They take a drug called soma to keep them docile.
When Eldon Quint is mistaken for his outlaw tween brother, his son gets killed in the crossfire. Eldon goes on a journey to bury his son, and avenge his death
The novel has several twists which I thought were pretty clever. The ending leaves the reader, and Unit Four, in a philosophical conundrum.
The book tells of a man who survived a mass suicide of cult he belonged to, only to be vilified by a documentary maker as the murder.
Tells the story of Chef Mozzy Mlantushi, working on a safari tour, who dreams of becoming a chef in a proper European or American restaurant
Some say the book is a thinly disguised biography based on Witherspoon government work. A chapter is leaked, journalists dig into his past in to discredit him
American soldier Frank Moster gets involved with an Italian family and helps them survive. All of their lives will be changed during the Battle of San Pietro.
Dominus: A Novel of the Roman Empire by Steven Saylor is the third book in the Rome series. Mr. Saylor is a bestselling author and an expert on Roman history.
The magic of sagas is that you get to know the characters very well. This novel is too short for such narrative. The characters, are lovely, and interesting.