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Have you ever experienced the carnal catch—that exquisite, sweet moment when you’re seized with passion in a romantic encounter and committed to fulfilling your sexual desire without turning back? In BOURBON CHASE, you get to experience the catch while a mystery unfolds. Meet Dr. Jen Dawson, Detective Tommy Vietti and D.A. Amanda Hawthorne.

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Pub Date: 01/30/2017


List Price: $11.95


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The Altamaha River – aka Georgia’s “Little Amazon” – has been named one of the 75 “Last Great Places” on Earth. THE RIVER OF KINGS follows two brothers who kayak this legendary river with their father’s ashes in tow, unraveling their own family history and that of the first European artist in the New World, Jacques Le Moyne, whose illustrations pepper the novel.

Says Paste Magazine: “Almost impossibly visual—cinematic in the best sense. Like Cormac McCarthy and Annie Proulx, Brown possesses rare and wild gifts...”

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Publisher: St. Martin's

Pub Date: 03/21/2017


List Price: $25.99


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Authors must make their characters live in their minds. They must eat with them, sleep with them, and talk to them while doing their mundane choirs that have nothing at all to do with writing. In a Vertigo of Silence is a multi-generational novel that tracks the lives of a remarkable family of women. An evocative novel that manages to pack a saga into less than three hundred pages. The reviews I've received indicate I've done my job. I'd like to thank all my readers for their generous and plain-spoken love of words, therefore

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Publisher: Serving House Books

Pub Date: 11/14/2015


List Price: $12.95


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