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    • A betrayal in winter [electronic resource]
      A betrayal in winter [electronic resource]
      Daniel Abraham.
      Daniel Abraham delighted fantasy readers with his brilliant, original, and engaging first novel, A Shadow in Summer. Now he has produced an even more powerful sequel, a tragedy as darkly personal and violent as Shakespeare's Macbeth. As a boy, Otah Machi was exiled from his family, Machi's ruling house. Decades later, he has witnessed and been part of world-changing events. Yet he has never returned to Machi. Now his father--the Khai, or ruler, of Machi--is dying and his eldest brother Biitrah has been assassinated, Otah realizes that he must return to Machi, for reasons not even he understands. Tradition dictates that the sons of a dying Khai fall upon each other until only one remains to succeed his father. But something even worse is occurring in Machi. The Galts, an expansive empire, has allied with someone in Machi to bring down the ruling house. Otah is accused, the long-missing brother with an all-too-obvious motive for murder. With the subtlety and wonderful storytelling skill of his first novel, Abraham has created a masterful drama filled with a unique magic, a suspenseful thriller of sexual betrayal, and Machiavellian politics. At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management software (DRM) applied.
    • A shadow in summer [electronic resource]
      A shadow in summer [electronic resource]
      Daniel Abraham.
      The powerful city-state of Saraykeht is a bastion of peace and culture, a major center of commerce and trade. Its economy depends on the power of the captive spirit, Seedless, an andat bound to the poet-sorcerer Heshai for life. Enter the Galts, a juggernaut of an empire committed to laying waste to all lands with their ferocious army. Saraykeht, though, has always been too strong for the Galts to attack, but now they see an opportunity. If they can dispose of Heshai, Seedless's bonded poet-sorcerer, Seedless will perish and the entire city will fall. With secret forces inside the city, the Galts prepare to enact their terrible plan. In the middle is Otah, a simple laborer with a complex past. Recruited to act as a bodyguard for his girlfriend's boss at a secret meeting, he inadvertently learns of the Galtish plot. Otah finds himself as the sole hope of Saraykeht, either he stops the Galts, or the whole city and everyone in it perishes forever. At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management software (DRM) applied.
    • Evertrue : an Everneath novel
      Evertrue : an Everneath novel
      Brodi Ashton.
      "Nikki and Jack take on the underworld to free themselves of the Everneath's power"-- Provided by publisher.
    • Bear naked
      Bear naked
      Marie Dana Bell.

    • Rogue spy [electronic resource]
    • Clifford the big red dog
      Clifford the big red dog
      Norman Bridwell.
      A young girl describes her enormous dog.
    • Full blaze
      Full blaze
      M.L. Buchman.

    • Light up the night
      Light up the night
      M.L. Buchman.
      When hotshot SOAR helicopter pilot Trisha O'Malley rescues Navy SEAL Bill Bruce from his undercover mission in Somalia, it ignites his fury. Everything about Trisha triggers his mistrust: her elusive past, her wild energy, and her proclivity for flying past safety's edge. Even as the heat between them turns into passion's fire, Bill and Trisha must team up to confront their pasts and survive Somalia's pirate lords.
    • Nightmare ink
      Nightmare ink
      Marcella Burnard.
      With her art and magic, Isa Romanchzyk has the power to create or destroy. In her tattoo shop, Nightmare Ink, Isa helps those in need by binding the power embedded in their Live Ink-the magical tattoos that can enhance the life of the wearer, or end it. But binding tattoos has earned Isa the contempt of her fellow artists- including her former lover Daniel. When a friend comes to the shop with a tattoo on the verge of killing him, Isa can't turn him away. For the first time in years, she works Live Ink- something she swore she'd never do again. But a broken vow soon becomes the least of her problems. The real nightmare begins when she's abducted and inked with a Living Tattoo against her will. Now, saddled with a powerful, amoral entity willing to do anything to win his freedom, Isa must fight to keep her Living Tattoo from consuming her completely.
    • Outlaw
      Angus Donald.
      When he's caught stealing, young Alan Dale is forced to leave his family and go to live with a notorious band of outlaws in Sherwood Forest. Their leader is the infamous Robin Hood. A tough, bloodthirsty warrior, Robin is more feared than any man in the county. He becomes a mentor for Alan; with his fellow outlaws, Robin teaches Alan how to fight and how to win. But Robin is a ruthless man. Although he is Alan's protector, if Alan displeases him, he could also just as easily become his murderer.
    • Holy warrior
      Holy warrior
      Angus Donald.
      "In 1190 A.D. Richard the Lionheart, the new King of England, launches an epic crusade. His goal is to reclaim Jerusalem from the Saracens. Marching with the vast royal army is Britain's most famous, most feared, most ferocious warrior: the Outlaw of Nottingham, the Earl of Locksley--Robin Hood himself. With his band of loyal men at his side, Robin cuts a bloody swath on the brutal journey east. Daring and dangerous, he can outwit and outlast any foe, but the battlefields of the Holy Land are the ultimate proving ground, and within Robin's camp lurks a traitor--a hidden enemy determined to assassinate England's most dangerous rogue."--P. [2] of jacket.
    • Ink pen [electronic resource] : a cartoon collection
      Ink pen [electronic resource] : a cartoon collection
      by Phil Dunlap
      Ink Pen never runs out of insights into the seedy underbelly of cartoon character employment. Dunlap has a truly unique perspective and storytelling style about the odd world of cartooning.From the very first frame, Ink Pen invites us to encounter the struggles of Hamhock, the talking pig who tries to make his big break into the biz. But it's a ruthless one that sees him only as a side of the other white meat. We quickly learn that rejection only makes us stronger . . . or slightly more stupid. Read and laugh as Hamhock and an array of plucky sidekicks are thrust into danger by careless superheroes and the villains they duel.
    • Jane's gift
      Jane's gift
      Karen Erickson.
      Lone Pine Lake's resident playboy, fire captain Christian Nelson, is happy with his single-guy lifestyle, but when quiet, mysterious Jane Clark comes for a tour of the firehouse with her three small children, Chris is immediately drawn to the beautiful woman--even though he's been burned by commitment in the past. Jane, who's battle issues of her own, can't help but fall for the gorgeous fire captain. Can two scarred people find the strength to let go of their pasts to live in the present?
    • Roots of murder [electronic resource]
      Roots of murder [electronic resource]
      Janis Harrison.
      The Flower Shop in River City, MO, is Bretta Solomon's whole life. Widowed more than a year ago when her cop husband had a heart attack, Bretta has thrown herself into her florist's business and her place in this small rural Midwestern community. And her diet--she's lost a lot of weight in the intervening year. If only she could shed her grief in the same way. When Bretta reads in the newspaper that Isaac Miller, an Amish farmer who supplied some of her most beautiful flowers, has died under mysterious circumstances, she's shocked and saddened. But her shock turns to curiosity when Isaac's brother, Evan, a friend of hers since his family bought her parents' farm in neighboring Woodgrove, calls and asks her to help him find out more about his brother's death. What Bretta finds when she begins looking into Isaac's murder--for that's what it was--is a complicated web of mistrust and suspicion both inside and around the Amish community. The sheriff suspects Evan, Evan suspects the neighbors, and Bretta finds her florist competitors unnaturally interested in Isaac's garden. Bretta's talent for digging around is both her blessing and her curse. Roots of Murder is the first novel in Janis Harrison's Bretta Solomon Gardening Mysteries--a charming cozy mystery and an atmospheric story about small-town life.
    • Mighty dads
      Mighty dads
      by Joan Holub
      Told in simple rhyming text, hard-working construction vehicle fathers guide and encourage their children.
    • The future falls [electronic resource]
      The future falls [electronic resource]
      Tanya Huff.
      When Auntie Catherine warns the family of an approaching asteroid, the Gales scramble to keep humans from going the way of the dinosaurs. Fortunately for the world, they're wielding a guitar and a dragon. The Gale family can change the world with the charms they cast, which has caused some supernaturally complicated family shenanigans in the past. So when NASA and Doomsday Dan confirm Auntie Catherine's dire prediction, Charlotte "Charlie" Gale turns to the family for help. But Allie is unavailable because the universe seems determined to have her produce the seventh son of a seventh son of a seventh son of a Gale. And the Aunties can't help because they're tied to the earth ' although they are happy to provide their delicious, trademark pies. And in the end, all Charlie has is a guitar... ...and Jack. The Dragon Prince, and a Sorcerer. But Charlie might like Jack just a little too much, and Jack might like Charlie a little too much in return. Actually, between Allie's hormones, the Aunties trying to force her and Jack into ritual, the Courts having way too much fun at the end of days, and Jack's sudden desire to sacrifice himself for the good of the many, Charlie's fairly certain that the asteroid is the least of her problems. The Gales are going to need more than pie to save the world from an incoming asteroid. But together there isn't anything they can't deal with ' except possibly each other.
    • The wild ways [electronic resource]
      The wild ways [electronic resource]
      Tanya Huff.
      Charlotte, a Wild Power, partners with a family of Selkies to fight offshore oil drilling while her formidable Aunt Catherine is hired by the oil company to steal the Selkies' sealskins.
    • Not dead enough
      Not dead enough
      Peter James.
      The night that Brian Bishop murdered his wife, he was sixty miles away, asleep in bed. At least, that's the way it looks to Detective Superintendent Roy Grace who is called in to investigate the case involving the kinky slaying of the beautiful young Brighton socialite, Katie bishop. Grace begins to come to the conclusion that her husband has performed the impossible, the feat of being in two places at once. Either that or someone has stolen his ID. The other possibility being that he is the best liar Grace has ever come across. However as Grace starts to get his teeth into the case it becomes clear that the Bishops' outwardly respectable lives were not all they seemed to be. But Grace makes the mistake of digging just that little bit too deeply and suddenly his own troubled, private world is facing destruction ...
    • Diary of a wimpy kid : the long haul
      Diary of a wimpy kid : the long haul
      by Jeff Kinney.
      The Heffley family road trip starts off full of promise, then quickly takes several wrong turns--with everything from a fender bender to crazed seagulls--but even the worst road trip can turn into an adventure, and this is one the Heffleys will not soon forget.
    • Egg & spoon
      Egg & spoon
      Gregory Maguire.
      In this tour de force, master storyteller Gregory Maguire offers a dazzling novel for fantasy lovers of all ages. Elena Rudina lives in the impoverished Russian countryside. Her father has been dead for years. One of her brothers has been conscripted into the Tsar's army, the other taken as a servant in the house of the local landowner. Her mother is dying, slowly, in their tiny cabin. And there is no food. But then a train arrives in the village, a train carrying untold wealth, a cornucopia of food, and a noble family destined to visit the Tsar in Saint Petersburg, a family that includes Ekaterina, a girl of Elena's age. When the two girls' lives collide, an adventure is set in motion, an escapade that includes mistaken identity, a monk locked in a tower, a prince traveling incognito, and, in a starring role only Gregory Maguire could have conjured, Baba Yaga, witch of Russian folklore, in her ambulatory house perched on chicken legs.
    • Lady Elinor's wicked adventures
    • In the company of ogres [electronic resource]
      In the company of ogres [electronic resource]
      A. Lee Martinez.
      An uproarious new novel in the tradition of Robert Asprin and Terry Pratchett! For someone who's immortal, Never Dead Ned manages to die with alarming frequency--he just has the annoying habit of rising from the grave. But this soldier might be better dead than face his latest assignment. Ogre Company is the legion's dumping ground--a motley, undisciplined group of monsters whose leaders tend to die under somewhat questionable circumstances. That's where Ned's rather unique talents come in. As Ogre Company's newly appointed commander, Ned finds himself in charge of such fine examples of military prowess as a moonstruck Amazon, a very big (and very polite) two-headed ogre, a seductively scaly siren, a blind oracle who can hear (and smell) the future, a suicidal goblin daredevil pilot, a walking tree with a chip on its shoulder, and a suspiciously goblinesque orc. Ned has only six months to whip the Ogre Company into shape or face an even more hideous assignment, but that's not the worst of his problems. Because now that Ned has found out why he keeps returning from dead, he has to do everything he can to stay alive. ... In the Company of Ogres does for fantasy, what A. Lee Martinez's previous novel, Gil's All Fright Diner, did for horror--and elves and goblins may never be the same! At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management software (DRM) applied.
    • Diary of a mad fat girl
      Diary of a mad fat girl
      Stephanie McAfee.
      "Gracelia "Ace" Jones is a sassy high school teacher, known in her small town of Bugtussle, Mississippi, for an outsize presence and a mouth to match. But this time that big mouth might get her into big trouble.... Ace knows that something bad is brewing when her best friend and coworker, Lilly, cancels their annual spring break trip to be with a man--a man she's kept a secret for months. But the real trouble comes when Lilly is fired by their horrible principal--under suspicion of sleeping with a student, of all things. Ace and their mutual friend Chloe know they have to prove Lilly's innocence, a prospect as appealing to Ace as a side salad. Then Chloe lands in a crisis of her own when her aristocratic--and emotionally abusive--husband drives her toward the breaking point. At her wit's end, Ace intends to ruin his reputation while saving Lilly's. Meanwhile, a boyfriend from her past reappears, which gets her wondering if she's prepared for affection from someone other than her dog, chiweenie Buster Loo. For these three women, matters are going south on a grand scale--and Ace doesn't do well with scales"-- Provided by publisher.
    • Ace Jones : mad fat adventures in therapy
      Ace Jones : mad fat adventures in therapy
      Stephanie McAfee.
      Back in Bugtussle, Mississippi, after her relationship with her ex-fiance has fallen apart, Ace Jones is naturally depressed. What's worse is that every time she leaves the house, she winds up in some kind of altercation. She can't help but wonder if she's an idiot magnet, or if she's the smart-mouth stirring things up. Hoping for a little peace of mind, Ace gives in to the advice of her best friend and goes to see a therapist. But she quickly discovers that the road to nirvana isn't what it's cracked up to be. And as Ace goes from one therapeutic misadventure to another, the plus-sized spitfire becomes more determined than ever to find enlightenment--even if it means bending herself into a pretzel to do it.
    • Down and out in Bugtussle [electronic resource] : the mad fat road to happiness
      Down and out in Bugtussle [electronic resource] : the mad fat road to happiness
      Stephanie McAfee.
      New York Times With her fianc? now her ex- For one thing, her replacement as Bugtussle High School?s art teacher, Cameron Becker, refuses to vacate the position. So Ace is stuck working as a substitute teacher while harboring fantasies of running Miss Becker out of town. On top of that, Lilly and Chloe are obsessed with setting her up on less-than-romantic blind dates?even though all she wants is a break from her pitiful love life. To ease her troubled mind, Ace resolves to restore her grandmother?s gardens to their former glory. But in the well-worn gardening book she?s dug out of her grandmother?s attic there are a series of suspicious notes that indicate her grandmother may have had a special someone in her past. Now, with her faithful chiweenie, Buster Loo, by her side, Ace is determined to get to the bottom of her grandmother?s secret life, all the while hoping her own life isn?t about to implode....
    • Happily ever madder : misadventures of a mad fat girl
      Happily ever madder : misadventures of a mad fat girl
      Stephanie McAfee.
      Graciela Jones moves to Florida with her fiance to open an art gallery where she inadvertently becomes the number one enemy of a group of mean old ladies.
    • Maggie Malone and the mostly magical boots
      Maggie Malone and the mostly magical boots
      Jenna McCarthy and Olivia Swann.
      If you could be anyone--who would you choose? Sixth grader Maggie Malone is having her worst birthday ever. She's the new girl at Pinkerton Middle School where she has zero friends. And her favorite gift-giving aunt sent her a pair of boring, brown, hand-me-down boots. (Yeah, those'll make her popular.) Maggie wishes her life could be more like tween pop sensation Becca Starr's. BAM! When Maggie looks around there's no ball gown or handsome prince--just a bright spotlight ... and twenty thousand screaming fans. It turns out Maggie's boots are more than a little magical. And now she gets to spend a day in the life of anyone she chooses ... Be careful what you wish for ...
    • Someone
      Alice McDermott.
      "The story of a Brooklyn-born woman's life - her family, her neighborhood, her daily trials and triumphs - from childhood to old age"--Provided by the publisher.
    • Dandy Gilver and a bothersome number of corpses
      Dandy Gilver and a bothersome number of corpses
      Catriona McPherson.
      ""Agatha Christie meets Upstairs Downstairs. [For] fans of Phryne Fisher and Maisie Dobbs." --Publishers Weekly A mystery writer perfect for fans of Upstairs Downstairs, Downton Abbey, and Gosford Park, Catriona McPherson has charmed readers everywhere with her fun and clever series set in 1920s Scotland. In this new adventure, witty, aristocratic sleuth Dandy Gilver travels to an all-girls school in the small seaside town of Portpatrick to investigate the disappearance of a childhood friend who taught there. Soon, Dandy discovers that her missing chum is not the only thing that's off in Portpatrick. Other teachers have been disappearing at an alarming rate. The BBC has optioned the Dandy Gilver series for television, and mystery fans will love this newest excursion with Scotland's most charming sleuth"-- Provided by publisher.
    • Dandy Gilver and the proper treatment of bloodstains [electronic resource]
      Dandy Gilver and the proper treatment of bloodstains [electronic resource]
      Catriona McPherson.
      Receiving a letter from a woman who fears that her husband is planning to kill her, Dandy Gilver goes undercover as a maid and uses her aristocratic connections and prowess to discern the truth.
    • Moe USA. Volume three, Handmade heroines [electronic resource]
    • Deeply in you
      Deeply in you
      Sharon Page.
      Sensual AwakeningSexual SeductionPraise for the Novels of Sharon PageNew York Times bestselling author.
    • An American duchess
      An American duchess
      Sharon Page.
      At the height of the Roaring Twenties, New York heiress Zoe Gifford longs for the freedoms promised by the Jazz Age. Headstrong and brazen, but bound by her father's will to marry before she can access his fortune, Zoe arranges for a brief marriage to Sebastian Hazelton, whose aristocratic British family sorely needs a benefactor.
    • Blood red [electronic resource]
      Blood red [electronic resource]
      Sharon Page.
      Never Been Bitten Althea Yates is a vampire hunter, skilled with the crossbow and the stake. But she knows nothing of a man's touch--or how to control the unladylike dreams that haunt her sleep. That is when they come, two men of unearthly beauty who ravish her in sweet carnal games, taking her to the precipice of exquisite desire and unimaginable erotic pleasure. It is scandalous. Forbidden. Unholy. For her lovers are not men, but vampires--the very beasts she and her father have sworn to destroy. It is only a dream. . .until the elegant carriage arrives at the inn, drawn by four black horses. Until Yannick de Wynter, Earl of Brookshire, alights, silver-eyed, determined, and hungry for something she cannot name. And suddenly, Althea is no longer certain whether she has had a dream. . .or a dangerously erotic premonition. . .
    • Runner [electronic resource]
      Runner [electronic resource]
      Thomas Perry.
      Native American guide Jane Whitefield returns from retirement to the world of the runner determined to hide a young pregnant girl who has been tracked across the country by a team of hired hunters.
    • The boyfriend
      The boyfriend
      Thomas Perry.
      Jack Till, who has retired from the LAPD after a respected career as a homicide detective, now works as a private investigator, comfortable chasing down routine cases while visiting his 24-year-old daughter, Holly, who has Down Syndrome. But when the parents of a recently murdered young girl, about Holly's age, ask for his help when the police come up empty, Till reluctantly takes the case. It was discovered after her death that the victim had been working as a high-class prostitute, and the police are content to assume she was killed by a client, common in such a dangerous line of work. Yet as Till digs deeper, he realizes that the victim is just one of several young female escorts killed in different cities in the exact same way--all had strawberry blonde hair, and all were shot with a 9mm handgun in the sanctity of their apartments. Till must find his way around the tawdry and secretive online escort business, and decode ads placed by young women who all use false names, sometimes advertise using other women's pictures, and move from city to city every few months. Yet when Till is finally able to catch up with the killer, he finds that the man he's after is far more dangerous and volatile than he ever could have imagined. As the body count rises, Till must risk his life to find this seductive and ruthless killer whose murderous spree masks a far deadlier agenda.
    • Fidelity [electronic resource]
    • The informant [electronic resource]
      The informant [electronic resource]
      Thomas Perry.
      Years after the Butcher's Boy wipes out several mobsters and disappears, Justice Department official Elizabeth Waring is approached by the mythical hit man, who asks her for crucial information in exchange for helping her to crack an unsolved murder case.
    • Poison flower [electronic resource] : a Jane Whitefield novel
      Poison flower [electronic resource] : a Jane Whitefield novel
      Thomas Perry.
      Protecting a man wrongly charged with the murder of his wife, Jane Whitefield is shot and abducted by the real culprits, who threaten to kill her if she does not reveal her client's whereabouts.
    • Margret and H.A. Rey's Curious George goes to the zoo [electronic resource]
    • All of my love [electronic resource]
      All of my love [electronic resource]
      Francis Ray.
      Stella McBride realizes that she made a horrible mistake when she divorced her husband Paul to marry another man. Now a free woman, more than anything she wants another chance with the man she truly loves. But Paul doesn't want to have anything to do with her. Paul was devastated when Stella divorced him. If it hadn't been for their children, he might not have survived. There's no way he'll ever let her back in his life again. The next time he might not survive because he is still deeply in love with Stella. The three blissfully happy McBride children want the same for their divorced parents who have both made painful mistakes, but who are still head over heels for each other. The McBride brothers and sister--with a little help--devise a plan to get their parents back together. With Mother's Day a few weeks away, it just might be the perfect time for Paul and Stella to realize that their love is worth fighting for. All of My Love is a Grayson Friends eBook Original from New York Times bestselling author Francis Ray.
    • After the dawn
      After the dawn
      Francis Ray.
      In his will, Samantha Collins' grandfather bequeaths the management of Collins Industry to her, causing more than a bit of ill will among other family members. But this unease is nothing compared to Samantha's shock when her grandfather also decreed that Dillion Montgomery, a man her grandfather fired years ago, help her run the company.
    • The only thing to fear
      The only thing to fear
      Caroline Tung Richmond.
      It has been nearly seventy years since Hitler's armies won the war, and sixteen-year-old Zara St. James lives in the Shenandoah hills, part of the Eastern American Territories, under the rule of the Nazis--but a resistance movement is growing, and Zara, who dreams of freedom, may be the key to its success.
    • No ordinary man
      No ordinary man
      art by: Kayono Saeki
      Jess is a hot, stylish club singer. After leaving her abusive husband, she lives a quiet life with her small daughter. Her neighbor, Rob Carpenter, is a handsome, quiet man who moved to town half a year ago--and Jess secretly has a thing for him. But it was also exactly half a year ago that a string of brutal murders began in town, and the serial killer targets women who look like Jess. Rob is a man of many secrets, and one night, Jess finds herself in his apartment--with a knife at her throat!
    • I got the rhythm
      I got the rhythm
      Connie Schofield-Morrison
      On a trip to the park with her mother, a young girl hears a rhythm coming from the world around her and begins to move to the beat, finally beginning an impromptu dance in which other childen join her.
    • Influx
      Daniel Suarez.
      -- -- -- -- And can they hope to defeat an enemy who wields a technological advantage half a century in the making?
    • Anna Karenina [electronic resource]
      Anna Karenina [electronic resource]
      Leo Nikoleyevich Tolstoy.
      "Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way," writes Tolstoy in his literary masterpiece Anna Karenina. Commonly regarded as one of the greatest realist novels ever written, Tolstoy himself saw it as his first true novel. The novel was not well received by critics when first published, but Tolstoy's fellow Russian greats all considered it a great work of art.
    • Kitty rocks the house
      Kitty rocks the house
      Carrie Vaughn.
      On the heels of Kitty's return from London, a new werewolf shows up in Denver, one who threatens to split the pack by challenging Kitty's authority at every turn. The timing could not be worse; Kitty needs all the allies she can muster to go against the ancient vampire, Roman, if she's to have any hope of defeating his Long Game. But there's more to this intruder than there seems, and Kitty must uncover the truth, fast. Meanwhile, Cormac pursues an unknown entity wreaking havoc across Denver; and a vampire from the Order of St. Lazaurus tempts Rick with the means to transform his life forever.
    • Kitty's greatest hits
      Kitty's greatest hits
      Carrie Vaughn.
      A story collection inspired by the Kitty Norville series features new adventures and original tales for such favorite characters as Denver's Master vampire Rick, werewolf T.J., and reluctant vampire Emma.
    • Alarm girl [electronic resource]
      Alarm girl [electronic resource]
      Hannah Vincent.
      When 11-year-old Indigo and her older brother Robin arrive in South Africa to stay with their father, they find a luxury lifestyle that is a world away from their modest existence back in England. But Indigo is uneasy in the foreign landscape and confused by the family's silence surrounding her mother's recent death. Unable to find solace in either new or old faces, she begins to harbour violent suspicions in place of the truth. Steeped in the dry heat of a South African summer, this keen and touching debut seamlessly interweaves the voices of Indigo and her mother, and beautifully captu.