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Caro Ramsay was born and educated in Glasgow. She has been writing stories since she was five years old, developing a keen interest in crime fiction and a passion for the genre that lead her to write Absolution, her first novel.
"Highly literate and entirely engrossing. One of the year's best literary thrillers."
—The Washington Post (Absolution)
"Let me recommend a first novel by Caro Ramsay, a Scottish author who is able to write scenes of heartbreaking tenderness nestled amid evocations of such grotesque violence that it is difficult to imagine that they can coexist as such sublime interlocking pieces of the whole. A noir police novel, like those by fellow Scottish author Ian Rankin, but with deeper psychological exploration, Absolution marks the beginning of what certainly will be a major career."
—Otto Penzler, New York Sun (Absolution)
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It's twenty years since police detective Alan McAlpine has set foot in Patrickhill Station—and more than twenty years since he fell forever in love with the mute, faceless woman he called Anna as she lay dying in Glasgow's Western Infirmary. +Learn More
A bitterly cold February in Glasgow. Hanging from a rope in the attic of a deserted tenement is the body of a criminal who has been hiding out on the Costa del Sol these last ten years. His face has been hideously disfigured. +Learn More
Two seven-year-old boys have been abducted from the streets of Glasgow. Both had already endured years of neglect and betrayal—but for Detective Inspector Colin Anderson the case is especially disturbing, because the boys look so much like his own son Peter... +Learn More
Dl Colin Anderson is having a bad week. His conviction of paedophile Skelpie Fairbairn is declared unsafe—putting Fairbairn back on Glasgow's streets and leaving Anderson under investigation. +Learn More
PUT THE DOG ON CHARLIE. They were point men of the air war, and wherever they went the hammer of death came down… American firepower could deliver pure destruction in Charlie's lap, but someone had to find him. That's where the daredevil pilots of the single-engine Cessna 0-1 Bird Dog recon planes made their mark in Vietnam.
Navy lieutenants David Kincaid and Douglas Bakker honed their flying skills over the Nevada desert. Assigned to a carrier on the South China Sea, they soared through South Vietnam's skies, whetting their appetites for the real thing: a dogfight in the North. But on their first ride over the DMZ the two hotshot flyers found out that an undertrained, underfed North Vietnamese pilot can kill like a top gun in the cockpit of a MiG.
Zeroing in on the enemy—through the deadly scope of a sniper’s rifle! When an ominous traffic change on the Ho Chi Minh Trail signals a bloody repeat of the Tet offensive, the SEALS are assigned a secret mission across the Vietnamese border... and into the jungles of Laos.
Nameless has lost his detective’s license and will soon be out of money. His friend, police lieutenant Eberhardt has lost his wife to another man. The two of them are consoling one another when Eberhardt answers his door. Gunshots follow, and both Eberhardt and Nameless are seriously wounded.
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Roxy receives a message from Robert Pinkerton who says her father has been spotted near Blackhawk, Colorado. Roxy goes there, arriving broke and discovers there’s a circus in town sponsoring a sharpshooting contest, with a first prize of $500. If she could win, the money would fund her search for her father for months.
Dracula kept a journal. A firsthand account of his life, death, and resurrection as a creature of the night. But this journal is more than just words. It carries the very essence of the vampire himself. And through the mysterious power of the journal, Dracula still lives.
1462 A.D., Transylvania: Cursed by Vlad the Impaler to survive unspeakable agony until death overcomes him, he is doomed to awaken to suffer again and again. Madness will do nothing to ease his torment. Only one thing can quench his thirst...
"There are real demons and real monsters in the world. Human demons and monsters far worse than anything your imagination can create... When evil walks the earth, no one is safe. I stood with John Thomas Rourke when the end of our world... all we knew... the end of all of our dreams came.
"I was ‘Everyman’, nothing special. These are the stories, the tests; tests to find out what kind of man would I become? What would you have done? Would you have survived?” - Paul Rubenstein
A schoolgirl who didn’t wear socks became the idea for this story.
Under Nelida Wellington’s stairs lives a Jinny-Yen. Only children can see such creatures. A Jinny-Yen is a Wish Granter and for most boys and girls, their thoughts turn to greed. But not all children are devoured by greed. Nelida Wellington, known as Smelly Nelly Welly, is one such child.
Nelly’s Grandma Mary has seen the Jinny-Yen and has an unfulfilled childhood dream. With her Grandma’s help, Smelly Nelly Welly must decide how to use her wish wisely.
Hold on tight partner this will be a lesson learned for everybody.
Come join Bo and Grandpa LeRoy as they dive into the history books and discover the Notable Cowboys from the West. Bo and Grandpa LeRoy start out the weekend with an exciting start. With all the adventures to come on and off the ranch, come watch as Bo learns about some of the biggest names in the cowboy world that shaped the course of history.
Eating fruits and vegetables has never been this much fun! Explore the colors of healthy foods with Landon and his friends in this phytonutrient—filled journey to health.
Written by award-winning integrative psychiatrist, Dr. Jonathan Terry, and illustrated by Davida Simon Terry, Eat the Rainbow is a colorful adventure—perfect for kids of all ages.
One evening, my whisperer said the name ‘Arthur Runkin’. My imagination was alight!
Imagine knowing something about yourself. And all because of a suitcase.
The suitcase Mr. Runkin owns comes with a big secret. Eric the tightrope walker knows the secret, as do the strongmen twins, Girin and Gorin, and the Whitaker family from London; Reuben, his brothers Winston, Harris and Hicks, arguably the best trapeze act in the whole world.
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