Ben Jewell, a single father, and Jonah, his profoundly autistic son, are forced to move into his father's house, as Ben deals with the complications of getting Jonah placed into a special school and all three generations struggle to communicate with eachother.
Eddy Bellegueule, a young gay man in a violent French factory village, struggles with his orientation and intellectually precocious nature while enduring pressure to become a strong man in accordance with local beliefs.
A Detroit band desperate to reclaim fame is recruited by the government to track down the source of a mysterious sound in the African desert, which they link to an ominous conspiracy and an enigmatic accident victim's remarkable recovery.
Follows the marriage between Graham Cavanaugh and his spontaneous but exhausting second wife, a relationship that is further shaped by their Asperger's patient child and an effort to be friends with Graham's very different first wife.
A follow-up to Katherine of Aragon finds Henry VIII risking his marriage and the political strategies of Cardinal Wolsey in his obsession to marry Anne Boleyn, who does not welcome the king's advances and loathes the cardinal for breaking her betrothal to Harry Percy.
Laguna Beach, California, 2009. Alireza Courdee, a 14-year-old straight-A student and chemistry whiz, takes his first hit of pot. In as long as it takes to inhale and exhale, he is transformed from the high-achieving son of Iranian immigrants into a happy-go-lucky stoner... and then to an Islamic radical who leaves America for Syria.
A collection of stories by the award-winning author of The Past explores the theme of the exceptional nature of seemingly mundane things, depicting such characters as sisters who quarrel over an inheritance and new baby, a child who explores her home in the middle of the night and a housekeeper who uncovers an elderly charge's secrets.
With too many identities to count, Mr. Cade Cavendish, a spy for the English government, meets his match in Miss Danielle LaCrosse who, posing as a lady's maid, tries to uncover the identity of the elusive Black Fox and foil a plot to bring back the exiled Napoleon before he does.
Returning to her alma mater to confront Elliott Brooks, the man who ruined her for all others, and remind him of what he's been missing, Peggy Clarkson finally has the upper hand and is determined to unravel everything in his carefully controlled world.
FBI agents Jessica Harlow and John Shepherd have a past. The former lawyer and cocky Army Ranger clashed during their training at Quantico and gladly went their separate ways after graduating from the Academy. Six years later, the last thing either of them expects is to be assigned to work as partners in a high-profile undercover sting.
An award-winning psychological thriller from France by the author of No and Me imagines the author's increasingly dangerous friendship with a sophisticated and spontaneous woman who gradually threatens the author's identity as both a writer and an individual.
Returning to the Cambodian homeland she fled as a child refugee decades earlier, Teera finds herself in a country of survivors and perpetrators of the Khmer Rouge killings when she meets a mysterious musician who claims to have known her late father.
In an Indian-American community near Cleveland, lonely forty-something Harit spends his evenings dressing up as his dead sister to comfort his grief-stricken mother before befriending a woman who secretly writes paranormal romances.