In her youth, Paula Krast went to Brussels to study art. There she met Jonas, whom she desired but it was not always reciprocated, and Kate, a Scottish sculptural. The trio sealed their friendship in those years full of enthusiastic creativity and dreams that did not always reach the intended port. ..
London just suffered a bombing. Enemy planes drift away, and in the city, people are struggling to win back what's left of their lives. In the midst of the chaos, a woman wanders alone, injured. She doesn't remember anything, not even her name. The only thing she knows is that she has lost something..
Paris, October 1942. A couple meets during the city's occupation. He’s Jewish; she's Belgian. They marry and have two children; one of them is Patrick Modiano. They lived for twenty years in Conti, among strange characters: businessmen whose jobs are always mysterious, actresses willing to do anythi..
Juice Terry Lawson is a complex man: he's a top shagger, a drug dealer, a gonzo pornstar, and a taxi driver. As we ride along in Juice's cab through the depraved streets of Edinburgh, we encounter a series of charmingly filthy characters, each of whom present their own unique challenges. / Welsh en..
Jack Tamerlaine hasn’t stepped foot on Cadence in ten long years, content to study music at the mainland university, But when young girls start disappearing from the isle, Jack is summoned home to help find them, Enchantments run deep on Cadence: gossip is carried by the wind, plaid shawls can be as..
Perfect for fans of A Court of Thorns and Roses and Uprooted, this stand-alone, fantasy romance about a human girl and her marriage to the Elf King is impossible to put down!... The elves come for two things: war and wives. In both cases, they come for death. Three-thousand years ago, humans were hu..
The narratives included in this book are about science, its searches, attempts, experiments and hypotheses, and the changes it introduces in the world. Benjamin Labatut has written a book which speaks of discoveries that are the result of chance and the exploration of the limits of the unknown. / L..
Here, in a magical parade that walks through the confused universe of Russian exiles, we see Olga. She's pretty and bored thanks to the cosmic boredom of her suitors; to the bundle of nerves called Romantovski, who is not guilty of anything but invites punishment. A Russian Beauty has fascinating ch..
Kate Harker and August Flynn are the heirs to a divided city—a city where the violence has begun to breed actual monsters. Kate wants to be as ruthless as her father, who lets the monsters roam free, charging for their protection. All August wants is to be human, as good-hearted as his own father...
This novel offers a portrait of the American ‘Dust Bowl,’ whose storms and constant droughts made the devastating effects of the Great Depression even worse / Casa de tierra, la única novela de Woody Guthrie, concluida en 1947 e inédita hasta el momento, es un crudo retrato del «Dust Bowl» norteame..
Antoinette's world has fallen apart: her husband, the man she has loved for as long as she can remember, has died tragically in an accident. He was her rock, the man she turned to for love and support, the man she knew better than she knew herself. Or at least she thought. Arriving to the old stone ..
Ten-year-old Floriana is captivated by the beauty of the magnificent Tuscan villa just outside her small village, and dreams of living there someday. When Dante, the son of the villa's owner, invites her inside, she knows that her destiny is there, with him. But as they grow up they cross an unseen ..