I come from Des Moines. Somebody had to. And, as soon as Bill Bryson was old enough, he left. Des Moines couldn''t hold him, but it did lure him back. After ten years in England, he returned to the land of his youth, and drove almost 14,000 miles in search of a mythical small town called Amalgam, the kind of trim and sunny place where the films of his youth were set. Instead, his search led him to Anywhere, USA; a lookalike strip of gas stations, motels and hamburger outlets populated by..
Book DescriptionFed up with the hypocrisy and bureaucracy of the LAPD, Harry Bosch has retired. But the life of a retiree doesn''t suit him. He has devoted himself to law..Подробнее
When she fell pregnant as a teenager in Ireland in 1952, Philomena Lee was sent to the convent at Roscrea in Co. Tipperary to be looked after as a "fallen woman". She cared for..Описание
Little Linda was three years old when she told Father Christmas a secret. "What I want more than anything is to have a puppy of my own to love". But with every Christmas that went..Описание
Amazon.comIn his second novel, Lost Nation, Jeffrey Lent follows Blood, a mysterious rogue attempting to make a new life for himself in Indian Stream, an ungoverned territory in..Подробнее
The strangest of tales takes over the life of Commander A. Jay Watson, USN. He must do everything in his power to uphold, defend and protect the US Constitution. At the same..Описание