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Special Agent Jack Hall was about as much a city boy as any man could possibly be. The closest he'd ever come to nature was a trip to the zoo. Then he and his partner tracked a psychotic killer on a multi-state killing spree to a tiny town nestled in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. Their fugitive had run into some of the wildest and most remote territory in the nation, and unlike Jack, he was completely at home in the woods, which left Jack in ...
Bitter Remedy: An Alec Blume Case
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
There's no cure for murder. Commissario Alec Blume, on health leave and fleeing his partner Caterina, has retreated from Rome to central Italy. At the Villa Romanelli he enrolls on a natural remedies course conducted by a young woman named Silvana. But far from recuperating or resolving his differences with Caterina, a feverish Blume becomes isolated and sluggish with sickness. Increasingly ill-at-ease in the stifling environment, the dark ...
Bitter Crossing (A Peyton Cote Novel)
D. A. Keeley
Having spent the last seven years in Texas, Border Patrol Agent Peyton Cote is returning home to northern Maine, hoping it will be a safer environment for her young son. But the criminal element has turned what was once a quiet corner of the country into an illicit trade route . . . and there’s no telling what they’ll do to protect their interests. When Peyton finds a baby abandoned in a frozen field near the border, she’s pulled into a ...
Bitters: A Spirited History of a Classic Cure-All, with Cocktails, Recipes, and Formulas
Brad Thomas Parsons
Ten Speed Press
Gone are the days when a lonely bottle of Angostura bitters held court behind the bar. A cocktail renaissance has swept across the country, inspiring in bartenders and their thirsty patrons a new fascination with the ingredients, techniques, and traditions that make the American cocktail so special. And few ingredients have as rich a history or serve as fundamental a role in our beverage heritage as bitters. Author and bitters enthusiast ...
Bitter is the New Black: Confessions of a Condescending, Egomaniacal, Self-Centered Smartass, Or, Why You ...
Jen Lancaster was living the sweet life-until real life kicked her to the curb. She had the perfect man, the perfect job-hell, she had the perfect life-and there was no reason to think it wouldn't last. Or maybe there was, but Jen Lancaster was too busy being manicured, pedicured, highlighted, and generally adored to notice. This is the smart-mouthed, soul-searching story of a woman trying to figure out what happens next when she's gone ...
Bitter Blood: A True Story of Southern Family Pride, Madness, and Multiple Murder (Onyx)
In this unrelenting real-life drama of three wealthy families connected by marriage and murder, Bledsoe recounts the shocking events, obsessive love, and bitter custody battles that led toward the bloody climax that took nine lives. Reissued to coincide with Bledsoe's new hardcover Blood Games (11/91).
Bitter River (Bell Elkins)
In the next stunning novel from Pulitzer Prize-winning Julia Keller, following the popular A Killing in the Hills , a pregnant teenager is found murdered at the bottom of a river. Phone calls before dawn are never good news. And when you’re the county’s prosecuting attorney, calls from the sheriff are rarely good news, either. So when Bell Elkins picks up the phone she already knows she won’t like what she’s about to hear, but ...
The Bitter Kingdom (Girl of Fire and Thorns)
The New York Times ‒best-selling series! "Carson joins the ranks of writers like Kristin Cashore, Megan Whalen Turner, and Tamora Pierce as one of YA's best writers of high fantasy."— Locus In the deeply satisfying conclusion to the bestselling Girl of Fire and Thorns trilogy, seventeen-year-old sorcerer-queen Elisa travels into the unknown realm of the enemy to win back her true love, save her country, and uncover the final secrets of ...
Bitter: A Taste of the World's Most Dangerous Flavor, with Recipes
Ten Speed Press
The champion of uncelebrated foods including fat, offal, and bones, Jennifer McLagan turns her attention to a fascinating, underappreciated, and trending topic: bitterness. What do coffee, IPA beer, dark chocolate, and radicchio all have in common? They’re bitter. While some culinary cultures, such as in Italy and parts of Asia, have an inherent appreciation for bitter flavors (think Campari and Chinese bitter melon), little attention has ...
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet
In the opening pages of Jamie Ford’s stunning debut novel, Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet , Henry Lee comes upon a crowd gathered outside the Panama Hotel, once the gateway to Seattle’s Japantown. It has been boarded up for decades, but now the new owner has made an incredible discovery: the belongings of Japanese families, left when they were rounded up and sent to internment camps during World War II. As Henry looks on, the owner ...
Bitter Blood: The Morganville Vampires
For years, the human and vampire residents of Morganville, Texas, have managed to co-exist in peace. But now that the threat to the vampires has been defeated, the human residents are learning that the gravest danger they face is the enemy within… Thanks to the eradication of the parasitic creatures known as the draug, the vampires of Morganville have been freed of their usual constraints. With the vampires indulging their every whim, the ...
Bitter Sweet Love (The Dark Elements Book 1)
Harlequin Teen, 2013
In a sizzling prequel novella to her new series The Dark Elements, #1 New York Times bestselling author Jennifer L. Armentrout draws readers into the extraordinary, irresistible world of Wardens and demons. Dez wasn't just Jasmine's crush. A gargoyle Warden like Jas, he helped her come to terms with her destiny—fending off demons and maintaining the balance between good and evil. He was her everything…right until the moment he ...
Bitter Revenge: When the Hunter Becomes the Hunted, (A Medical Thriller) (A Steele Russell Adventure)
Telemachus Press, LLC, 2013
How Can One Decision Change Your Life Forever? Heart surgeon, Dr. Robert Carlson's thrilling medical mystery will reveal how your life can quickly change. What Would You Do If Someone Blackmailed You Into Committing Murder? In this crime thriller, seminary student, Vincent has been forced into a desperate position after a sinister secret is exposed and his only way out is to commit murder.par This international killing spree spreads from ...
Bitter Harvest (An Orchard Mystery)
Now that Meg Corey's apples have been harvested and sold, she's enjoying some free time. But when the small but annoying mishaps plaguing her start turning sinister, Meg begins to worry that her first harvest may be her last.
A Bitter Creek Christmas
Joan Mertens Johnston, Inc., 2013
Five couples celebrating the holidays at the Bitter Creek Ranch in Texas share stories of their most memorable Christmas gift while awaiting the arrival of a long-lost brother.
Bitter Farewell (Chasing Cross Book Three) (A Brothers of Rock Novel) (rockstar contemporary romance)
*** From USA Today / NY Times Bestselling author, Karolyn James, the Brothers of Rock Chasing Cross series continues! *** Book three in the Brothers of Rock Chasing Cross series - BITTER FAREWELL When Danny boards the private jet for his father's funeral, he knows he isn't just going back home to settle the estate. * He is going to back to find her... the girl who loved him, the girl who understood his family ...
Bittersweet: A Novel
Suspenseful and cinematic, Bittersweet exposes the gothic underbelly of an idyllic world of privilege and an outsider’s hunger to belong. On scholarship at a prestigious East Coast college, ordinary Mabel Dagmar is surprised to befriend her roommate, the beautiful, wild, blue-blooded Genevra Winslow. Ev invites Mabel to spend the summer at Bittersweet, her cottage on the Vermont estate where her family has been holding court for ...
A Bitter Truth: A Bess Crawford Mystery (Bess Crawford Mysteries)
William Morrow Paperbacks
“Highly recommended—well-rounded, believable characters, a multi-layered plot solidly based on human nature, all authentically set in the England of 1917…an outstanding and riveting read.” — New York Times bestselling author Stephanie Laurens “Bess Crawford is a strong and likable character.” — Washington Times Already deservedly lauded for the superb historical crime novels featuring shell-shocked Scotland Yard inspector ...
Bitter Brew: The Rise and Fall of Anheuser-Busch and America's Kings of Beer
“Bitter Brew deftly chronicles the contentious succession of kings in a uniquely American dynasty. You’ll never crack open a six again without thinking of this book.” —John Sayles, Director of Eight Men Out and author of A Moment in the Sun The creators of Budweiser and Michelob beers, the Anheuser-Busch company is one of the wealthiest, most colorful and enduring family dynasties in the history of American commerce. In Bitter Brew ...
Bitter Winds (Tales of the Scavenger's Daughters Book 3)
Lake Union Publishing
The third book of the Tales of the Scavenger’s Daughters series, Bitter Winds continues the saga of Chinese couple Benfu and Calli, and the abandoned young women in their care. Since the night her sister was almost burned alive in a fire and they were taken from their mother, Ivy has been the self-appointed guardian and guide to her blind twin, Lily. When Lily is snatched away and put behind locked doors, Ivy will do whatever it takes to get ...
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