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|Author||: Garth Ennis,Steve Dillon|
"Preacher follows the epic journey of the Reverend Jesse Custer as he tracks down a fugitive God to make him answer for the sufferings of His creation. From the mansions of San Francisco to the foothills of the Alps to the sawdust-strewn bars of New York City, Jesse and his friends cut a righteous path across a fallen world and through the soul of America in their quest for the divine--an effort which will be met by every evil taht Heaven and Earth can assemble"--P.  of jacket.
|Author||: Camilla Läckberg|
|Editor||: Simon and Schuster|
Hot on the heels of her phenomenal American debut, The Ice Princess, Camilla Läckberg brings readers back to the quiet, isolated fishing village in Sweden where dangerous secrets lie just beneath the community’s tranquil surface. During an unusually hot July, detective Patrik Hedstrom and Erica Falck are enjoying a rare week at home together, nervous and excited about the imminent birth of their first baby. Across town, however, a six-year-old boy makes a gruesome discovery that will ravage their little tourist community and catapult Patrik into the center of a terrifying murder case. The boy has stumbled upon the brutally murdered body of a young woman, and Patrik is immediately called to lead the investigation. Things get even worse when his team uncovers, buried beneath the victim, the skeletons of two campers whose disappearance had baffled police for decades. The three victims’ injuries seem to be the work of the same killer, but that is impossible: the main suspect in the original kidnappings committed suicide twenty-four years ago. When yet another young girl disappears and panic begins to spread, Patrik leads a desperate manhunt to track down a ruthless serial killer before he strikes again.
|Author||: Garth Ennis|
Preacher Jesse Custer continues his dark journey to find God, accompanied by his gun-toting girlfriend and Irish vampire buddy. In the continuing saga of the bizarre adventures of faithless Texas preacher Jesse Custer, Jesse, along with his girlfriend Tulip and their friend Cassidy, the Irish vampire, head down South in hopes of recovering from their encounter with the forces of the Grail. But during their planned down time Jesse must face off against an enraged Arseface, who seeks to avenge his fathers death, while Tulip deals with Cassidys startling declaration of love for her. Also includes a special story spotlighting the Saint of Killers and the story of Cassidys first and only encounter with his fellow vampires. Collects PREACHER #27-33, SAINT OF KILLERS #1-4 and PREACHER SPECIAL: CASSIDY - BLOOD AND WHISKEY.
|Author||: Robyn Carr|
Welcome back to Virgin River with the books that started it all… Rediscover the romances and friendships of this small California town from #1 New York Times bestselling author Robyn Carr. Now a Netflix Original Series! For the second time in a year, a woman arrives in the small town of Virgin River trying to escape her past. John “Preacher” Middleton is about to close the bar when a young woman and her three-year-old son come in out of the wet October night. A marine who has seen his share of pain, Preacher knows a crisis when he sees one—the woman is covered in bruises. He wants to protect them, and to punish whoever did this, but he knows immediately that this is more than just instinct. Paige Lassiter has stirred up emotions in this gentle giant of a man—emotions that he has never allowed himself to feel. Then Paige’s ex-husband turns up in Virgin River. And if there’s one thing the marines’ motto of Semper Fi—always faithful—has taught Preacher, it’s that some things are worth fighting for. Previously published. Look for the complete Virgin River series by Robyn Carr! Book # 1: Virgin River Book # 2: Shelter Mountain Book # 3: Whispering Rock Book # 4: A Virgin River Christmas Book # 5: Second Chance Pass Book # 6: Temptation Ridge Book # 7: Paradise Valley Book # 9: Forbidden Falls Book # 10: Angel’s Peak Book # 11: Moonlight Road Book # 13: Promise Canyon Book # 14: Wild Man Creek Book # 15: Harvest Moon Book # 16: Bring Me Home for Christmas Book # 17: Hidden Summit Book # 18: Redwood Bend Book # 19: Sunrise Point Book # 20: My Kind of Christmas
|Author||: William W. Johnstone,J.A. Johnstone|
|Editor||: Pinnacle Books|
Johnstone Justice. Double Barreled. When a legendary frontiersman teams up with a legendary mountain man, the wild west will never be the same. But first they’ve got to live up to their legends—or die trying . . . THEY CAME TO KILL There are some things in this world that can’t be stopped. Like progress, a moving train, and the American Dream. When the bigwigs in Washington decide to build a transcontinental railroad to the west coast, they need a man who’s just as unstoppable to clear a path through Mexican territory. That man is Jamie MacCallister. Jamie knows it’s a tough job. The territory is overrun with Apaches. The Apaches are gunning for a fight. And the first patrol sent in by the President has already been ambushed, kidnapped, and most likely killed. Jamie knows he can’t take on the whole Apache nation by himself. He needs help. He needs back-up. He needs a non-stop force of mountain-man fury who goes by the name of Preacher . . . Live Free. Read Hard. www.williamjohnstone.net Visit us at www.kensingtonbooks.com
|Author||: Garth Ennis|
"Follows the Reverend Jesse Custer on his epic quest to track down an absent God and force him to answer for the sufferings of his creation"--from the publisher.
|Author||: Doris Lessing|
|Editor||: Canongate Books|
Ancient tradition suggests that this world-weary lament is the work of Solomon in old age. Casting its eye over the transient nature of life, the book questions the striving for wisdom and the truth, choosing instead to espouse the value of living for the moment. The text is introduced by Doris Lessing.
|Author||: Donald Ray Pollock|
Now a Netflix film starring Tom Holland and Robert Pattinson A dark and riveting vision of 1960s America that delivers literary excitement in the highest degree. In The Devil All the Time, Donald Ray Pollock has written a novel that marries the twisted intensity of Oliver Stone’s Natural Born Killers with the religious and Gothic overtones of Flannery O’Connor at her most haunting. Set in rural southern Ohio and West Virginia, The Devil All the Time follows a cast of compelling and bizarre characters from the end of World War II to the 1960s. There’s Willard Russell, tormented veteran of the carnage in the South Pacific, who can’t save his beautiful wife, Charlotte, from an agonizing death by cancer no matter how much sacrificial blood he pours on his “prayer log.” There’s Carl and Sandy Henderson, a husband-and-wife team of serial killers, who troll America’s highways searching for suitable models to photograph and exterminate. There’s the spider-handling preacher Roy and his crippled virtuoso-guitar-playing sidekick, Theodore, running from the law. And caught in the middle of all this is Arvin Eugene Russell, Willard and Charlotte’s orphaned son, who grows up to be a good but also violent man in his own right. Donald Ray Pollock braids his plotlines into a taut narrative that will leave readers astonished and deeply moved. With his first novel, he proves himself a master storyteller in the grittiest and most uncompromising American grain.
|Author||: Karen Witemeyer|
|Editor||: Baker Books|
Inspirational Historical Romance's Rising Star On his way to interview for a position at a church in the Piney Woods of Texas, Crockett Archer can scarcely believe it when he's forced off the train by a retired outlaw and presented to the man's daughter as the minister she requested for her birthday. Worried this unfortunate detour will ruin his chances of finally serving a congregation of his own, Crockett is determined to escape. But when he finally gets away, he's haunted by the memory of the young woman he left behind--a woman whose dreams now hinge on him. For months, Joanna Robbins prayed for a preacher. A man to breathe life back into the abandoned church at the heart of her community. A man to assist her in fulfilling a promise to her dying mother. A man to help her discover answers to the questions that have been on her heart for so long. But just when it seems God has answered her prayers, it turns out the parson is there against his will and has dreams of his own calling him elsewhere. Is there any way she can convince Crockett to stay in her little backwoods community? And does the attraction between them have any chance of blossoming when Joanna's outlaw father is dead set against his daughter courting a preacher?
|Author||: Barbara Kingsolver|
|Editor||: Harper Collins|
The Poisonwood Bible is a story told by the wife and four daughters of Nathan Price, a fierce, evangelical Baptist who takes his family and mission to the Belgian Congo in 1959. They carry with them everything they believe they will need from home, but soon find that all of it—from garden seeds to Scripture—is calamitously transformed on African soil. What follows is a suspenseful epic of one family's tragic undoing and remarkable reconstruction over the course of three decades in postcolonial Africa. The novel is set against one of the most dramatic political chronicles of the twentieth century: the Congo's fight for independence from Belgium, the murder of its first elected prime minister, the CIA coup to install his replacement, and the insidious progress of a world economic order that robs the fledgling African nation of its autonomy. Against this backdrop, Orleanna Price reconstructs the story of her evangelist husband's part in the Western assault on Africa, a tale indelibly darkened by her own losses and unanswerable questions about her own culpability. Also narrating the story, by turns, are her four daughters—the self-centered, teenaged Rachel; shrewd adolescent twins Leah and Adah; and Ruth May, a prescient five-year-old. These sharply observant girls, who arrive in the Congo with racial preconceptions forged in 1950s Georgia, will be marked in surprisingly different ways by their father's intractable mission, and by Africa itself. Ultimately each must strike her own separate path to salvation. Their passionately intertwined stories become a compelling exploration of moral risk and personal responsibility. Dancing between the dark comedy of human failings and the breathtaking possibilities of human hope, The Poisonwood Bible possesses all that has distinguished Barbara Kingsolver's previous work, and extends this beloved writer's vision to an entirely new level. Taking its place alongside the classic works of postcolonial literature, this ambitious novel establishes Kingsolver as one of the most thoughtful and daring of modern writers.
|Author||: Silas House|
|Editor||: Algonquin Books|
“A novel for our time, a courageous and necessary book.” —Jennifer Haigh, author of Heat and Light In this stunning novel about judgment, courage, heartbreak, and change, author Silas House wrestles with the limits of belief and the infinite ways to love. In the aftermath of a flood that washes away much of a small Tennessee town, evangelical preacher Asher Sharp offers shelter to two gay men. In doing so, he starts to see his life anew—and risks losing everything: his wife, locked into her religious prejudices; his congregation, which shuns Asher after he delivers a passionate sermon in defense of tolerance; and his young son, Justin, caught in the middle of what turns into a bitter custody battle. With no way out but ahead, Asher takes Justin and flees to Key West, where he hopes to find his brother, Luke, whom he’d turned against years ago after Luke came out. And it is there, at the southernmost point of the country, that Asher and Justin discover a new way of thinking about the world, and a new way of understanding love. Southernmost is a tender and affecting book, a meditation on love and its consequences.
|Author||: Dawn Lee McKenna|
In October of 1962, one month after desegregation in the Florida Panhandle, eighteen-year-old Jennifer Sheehan's life was forever changed, when her mother and twin brother were murdered, apparently in retaliation for her mother's Civil Rights activism. Fearing for her granddaughter's life, Jennifer's grandmother sent her to live in New Orleans. Jennifer survived, but only by leaving behind her family, her best friend, and Daniel, her fiancé. Now, in the summer of 1973, Jennifer is the first female police officer in her small hometown of Dismal, FL. Most of her fellow officers wish she'd never come home, and those officers include her former fiancé, Daniel. He's still angry with Jen for disappearing from his life but, for Jen, returning to Dismal has meant returning to a love she'd thought she'd outgrown. One of the men who killed her mother and brother was shot dead as he attempted to kill both Jen and Daniel. The other remains a mystery, though it's becoming clear that he is someone very close to Jennifer's family. Meanwhile, a small group of Vietnam vets has come to town, and with them, a string of violent incidents. As Jen and Daniel work to determine whether the vets are victims or perpetrators, they also try to discover who in her small circle murdered her family, before that person decides to finish what they started a decade before. Son of a Preacher Man is the second book in a two-book story arc about the murders of Jen's mother and brother. All subsequent books can be read as standalone novels. The Dismal, FL Suspense Series is clean, character-driven romantic suspense, rich in atmosphere, historical detail and the dry humor for which McKenna's other series are known. *Actual page count of just under 300 pages will not be reflected until release*
|Author||: Richard Wright|
|Editor||: HarperCollins Publishers|
Widely acclaimed as one of the finest books ever written on race and class divisions in America, this powerful novel reflects the forces of poverty, injustice, and hopelessness that continue to shape out society. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
|Author||: Christopher Moore|
|Editor||: Harper Collins|
The birth of Jesus has been well chronicled, as have his glorious teachings, acts, and divine sacrifice after his thirtieth birthday. But no one knows about the early life of the Son of God, the missing years -- except Biff, the Messiah's best bud, who has been resurrected to tell the story in the divinely hilarious yet heartfelt work "reminiscent of Vonnegut and Douglas Adams" (Philadelphia Inquirer). Verily, the story Biff has to tell is a miraculous one, filled with remarkable journeys, magic, healings, kung fu, corpse reanimations, demons, and hot babes. Even the considerable wiles and devotion of the Savior's pal may not be enough to divert Joshua from his tragic destiny. But there's no one who loves Josh more -- except maybe "Maggie," Mary of Magdala -- and Biff isn't about to let his extraordinary pal suffer and ascend without a fight.
|Author||: Garth Ennis,Steve Dillon|
|Editor||: Titan Books (UK)|
Combines extreme violence with black humour. Cassidy, Custer's Irish vampire friend, is a captive of the all-powerful organization known as The Grail and he's not having a good time of it.
|Author||: Garth Ennis,Colin Wilson|
|Editor||: Titan Books (UK)|
Ace Second World War pilot, Robert 'Battler' Britton, and his crew are dispatched to an American airstrip in North Africa to spearhead a joint action against Hitler's war machine. Now they need to survive the taunts, the threats, the assaults - and that's just from the Yanks!
|Author||: Garth Ennis,Steve Dillon|
|Editor||: Titan Books (UK)|
After a shell-shocked detour into the town of Salvation and reeling from the betrayal of his vampire friend Cassidy, the Reverend Jesse Custer embarks on the final stretch of his journey to find God.
|Author||: Kianna Alexander|
|Editor||: Createspace Independent Pub|
Three Amazon Bestselling Titles in One Volume The Roses of Ridgeway, Volume 1 by Kianna Alexander Copyright 2014 Escape to a Bygone Era with this Amazing Value! This volume contains 3 Historical Romance novellas: -Kissing the Captain: Interracial BWHM (African American Heroine, Hispanic Hero) -The Preacher's Paramour: AA- (African American Hero and Heroine) -Loving the Lawman: Interracial BWWM (African American Heroine, Caucasian/White Hero) Heat Level: Sweet (love scenes take place off page, behind closed doors) Setting/Time Period: Victorian America- California, US, 1880s The total word count for the Roses of Ridgeway-Volume 1 is approximately 93,000 words. "-Explore love, life, and the challenges of a bygone era.-" Ridgeway, California: A fictional, mixed race settlement founded by abolitionists in 1853, after the madness of the California gold rush died down. Located near present-day Oakland, California, the town is home to a little less than 500 citizens. In Ridgeway, everybody knows everybody else- which can be a good thing- or a bad thing. The Roses of Ridgeway: The feisty, determined female citizens of the settlement. They are intelligent, loving, and know their own minds- but they are far from perfect. The Roses are: Lilly Warren, Prudence Emerson, and Valerie Ridgeway. **Please Note**: The Roses of Ridgeway series books are SWEET in nature. There is no offensive content that would limit these books solely to mature adult readers. Expect some brief foul language, and light violence, and affectionate moments. However, sexual relations take place behind closed doors and are not portrayed on the page. Therefore, these books are appropriate for readers of all ages, from young, to mature, to young at heart. Kissing the Captain Lilly Benigno is thrown for a loop when she discovers her father's will demands she share the land with a man she's never met, sea captain Ricardo Benigno. The attraction between them is instant, and they both agree that marriage is the only acceptable way they can share the land. But can two people from such different worlds learn to love each other, or will Lilly's heart be broken if she dares to kiss the captain? The Preacher's Paramour Reverend Derrick Chase, a Moravian pastor, is newly settled in Ridgeway, over 3,000 miles away from where he grew up in North Carolina. He came to California hoping to put distance between himself, and a dark past he has no desire to revisit. But the tall, beautiful Prudence Emerson gets his heart pounding every time she's near. She's an honorable woman, and he won't soil her reputation. But another thing he won't do is let her slip through his fingers. Can he love her without drawing her into the dangerous web of his secret past? Loving the Lawman Just as Sheriff Noah Rogers begins to woo the icy Valerie Ridgeway, a rash of crime invades the usually peaceful environment of Ridgeway. When the safety of the innocent citizens of town becomes more threatened than ever before, Noah must find a way to protect them, and the woman he loves. But when shocking violence, loss, and grief threaten to unravel their hard-won courtship, will they find a way to overcome it all, so that Valerie can truly begin loving the lawman? The Roses of Ridgeway Series Chronology This is book #3 in the Roses of Ridgeway series. Below is the series chronology: Book 1: Kissing the Captain- Lilly and Ricardo's story Book 2: The Preacher's Paramour- Prudence and Derrick's story Book 3: Loving the Lawman- Valerie and Noah's story
|Author||: Marilynne Robinson|
As the Reverend John Ames approaches the hour of his own death, he writes a letter to his son chronicling three previous generations of his family, a story that stretches back to the Civil War and reveals uncomfortable secrets about the family of preachers. Reader's Guide available. Reprint.