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His Own Man

Written by Edgard Telles Ribeiro
Translated by Kim Hastings


Format: eBook, 495 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $14.95

From one of Brazil’s eminent authors comes a Machiavellian tale, set during South America’s dirty wars, where the machinations of a consummate diplomat and deceiver ring dangerously true.  

A charismatic young diplomat in Brazil’s Foreign Ministry, Marcílio Andrade Xavier (Max to his friends and colleagues), renounces his past ideals and becomes... Read more >
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A Star for Mrs. Blake
A Star for Mrs. Blake
Written by April Smith
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307948809
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A Star for Mrs. Blake

Written by April Smith


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $15.95

Cora Blake never dreamed she’d go to Paris. She’s hardly ever left the small fishing village where she grew up. Yet in the summer of 1931, she is invited to travel to France with hundreds of other Gold Star Mothers, courtesy of the U.S. government, to say goodbye to their fallen... Read more >
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Under the Wide and Starry Sky
Under the Wide and Starry Sky
Written by Nancy Horan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345516541
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Under the Wide and Starry Sky
A Novel
Written by Nancy Horan


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $16.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • TODAY SHOW BOOK CLUB PICK • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST

Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more.

From Nancy Horan, New York Times bestselling author of Loving Frank, comes her much-anticipated... Read more >
El umbral de la eternidad
El umbral de la eternidad
Written by Kenneth M. Follett
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804171793
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El umbral de la eternidad
Edge of Eternity--Spanish-languag Edition)
Written by Kenneth M. Follett


Format: eBook, 960 pages
On Sale: September 16, 2014
Price: $10.99

“Esta es la historia de mis abuelos y de los vuestros, de nuestros padres y de nuestras propias vidas. De alguna forma es la historia de todos nosotros”.
Ken Follett
 
Después de La caída de los gigantes y El invierno del mundo llega el final de la gran historia de las cinco familias cuyas vidas se han... Read more >
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El umbral de la eternidad
El umbral de la eternidad
Written by Kenneth M. Follett
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804171786
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El umbral de la eternidad
Edge of Eternity--Spanish-languag Edition)
Written by Kenneth M. Follett


Format: Trade Paperback, 1152 pages
On Sale: September 16, 2014
Price: $22.00

“Esta es la historia de mis abuelos y de los vuestros, de nuestros padres y de nuestras propias vidas. De alguna forma es la historia de todos nosotros”.
Ken Follett
 
Después de La caída de los gigantes y El invierno del mundo llega el final de la gran historia de... Read more >
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Blind Justice
Blind Justice
Written by Anne Perry
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345536723
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Blind Justice
A William Monk Novel
Written by Anne Perry


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $16.00

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

For a generation, Anne Perry’s New York Times bestselling novels have invited readers to explore the brilliantly seductive heart of Victorian London, where great wealth and great evil live side by side, and great men sometimes make unfortunate choices.
 
In Perry’s stunning new novel, Hester Monk, the wife of... Read more >
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Blood on the Water
Blood on the Water
Written by Anne Perry
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780345548436
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Blood on the Water
A William Monk Novel
Written by Anne Perry


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $26.00

As her New York Times bestselling novels always remind us, Anne Perry is a matchless guide to both the splendor and the shame of the British Empire at the height of its influence. In her twentieth William Monk mystery, she brings us to London’s grand Mayfair mansions, where the arrogant masters... Read more >
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Blood on the Water
Blood on the Water
Written by Anne Perry
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ISBN: 9780345548443
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Blood on the Water
A William Monk Novel
Written by Anne Perry


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $12.99

As her New York Times bestselling novels always remind us, Anne Perry is a matchless guide to both the splendor and the shame of the British Empire at the height of its influence. In her twentieth William Monk mystery, she brings us to London’s grand Mayfair mansions, where the arrogant masters... Read more >
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The Moor's Account
The Moor's Account
Written by Laila Lalami
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307911667
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The Moor's Account
A Novel
Written by Laila Lalami


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $26.95

A New York Times Notable Book

In this stunning work of historical fiction, Laila Lalami brings us the imagined memoirs of the first black explorer of America—a Moroccan slave whose testimony was left out of the official record.
 
In 1527, the conquistador Pánfilo de Narváez sailed from the port of Sanlúcar... Read more >
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The Moor's Account
The Moor's Account
Written by Laila Lalami
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307911674
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The Moor's Account
A Novel
Written by Laila Lalami


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $13.99

A New York Times Notable Book

In this stunning work of historical fiction, Laila Lalami brings us the imagined memoirs of the first black explorer of America—a Moroccan slave whose testimony was left out of the official record.
 
In 1527, the conquistador Pánfilo de Narváez sailed from the port of Sanlúcar... Read more >
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Perfidia
Perfidia
Written by James Ellroy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307956996
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Perfidia
A novel
Written by James Ellroy


Format: Hardcover, 720 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $28.95

NATIONAL BESTSELLER     
AN NPR BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR


It is December 6, 1941. America stands at the brink of World War II. Last hopes for peace are shattered when Japanese squadrons bomb Pearl Harbor. Los Angeles has been a haven for loyal Japanese-Americans—but now, war fever and race hate grip... Read more >
Perfidia
Perfidia
Written by James Ellroy
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385353212
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Perfidia
A novel
Written by James Ellroy


Format: eBook, 720 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $14.99

NATIONAL BESTSELLER     
AN NPR BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR


It is December 6, 1941. America stands at the brink of World War II. Last hopes for peace are shattered when Japanese squadrons bomb Pearl Harbor. Los Angeles has been a haven for loyal Japanese-Americans—but now, war fever and race hate grip... Read more >
Perfidia
Perfidia
Written by James Ellroy, Read by Craig Wasson
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780553399264
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Perfidia
A novel
Written by James Ellroy
Read by Craig Wasson


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $55.00

NATIONAL BESTSELLER     
AN NPR BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR


It is December 6, 1941. America stands at the brink of World War II. Last hopes for peace are shattered when Japanese squadrons bomb Pearl Harbor. Los Angeles has been a haven for loyal Japanese-Americans—but now, war fever and race hate grip... Read more >
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Perfidia
Perfidia
Written by James Ellroy, Read by Craig Wasson
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780553399271
Our Price: $32.50

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Perfidia
A novel
Written by James Ellroy
Read by Craig Wasson


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $32.50

NATIONAL BESTSELLER     
AN NPR BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR


It is December 6, 1941. America stands at the brink of World War II. Last hopes for peace are shattered when Japanese squadrons bomb Pearl Harbor. Los Angeles has been a haven for loyal Japanese-Americans—but now, war fever and race hate grip... Read more >
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The Purchase
The Purchase
Written by Linda Spalding
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804173261
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The Purchase

Written by Linda Spalding


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $15.95

Winner of Canada’s Governor General’s Award for Fiction

Pennsylvania, 1798. Daniel Dickinson, a devout Quaker, has just lost his wife. When he marries a fifteen-year-old Methodist orphan to help with his five small children, his fellow Quakers disown him for his impropriety. Forced out of the only community he’s ever known, Daniel...

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Sandokan
A Novel
Written by Nanni Balestrini
Translated by Antony Shugaar


Format: eBook, 158 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $15.00

I'm never coming back to my home town.

A major Italian author’s tale of growing up with Italy’s most brutal criminal enterprise, the Camorra.

This striking novella is based on first-hand research of the Camorra, an Italian organized crime network more powerful and violent than the Mafia. It's the brutal... Read more >
Tales of the South Pacific
Tales of the South Pacific
Written by James A. Michener, Introduction by Steve Berry
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812986358
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Tales of the South Pacific

Written by James A. Michener
Introduction by Steve Berry


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $16.00

Tales of the South Pacific is the iconic, Pulitzer Prize–winning masterpiece that inspired a Broadway classic and launched the career of James A. Michener, one of America’s most beloved storytellers. This thrilling work invites the reader to enter the exotic world of the South Pacific and luxuriate in the endless ocean... Read more >
On Green Dolphin Street
On Green Dolphin Street
Written by Sebastian Faulks
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804153621
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On Green Dolphin Street

Written by Sebastian Faulks


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: September 3, 2014
Price: $9.99

Focusing on a richly significant time in our recent past, Sebastian Faulks, the bestselling author of Birdsong and Charlotte Gray, has written his first novel set in America. The year is 1960—a fascinating moment of transition in our country, when the comfortable Eisenhower years were drawing to a close and the... Read more >
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The Captain's Daughter
The Captain's Daughter
Written by Alexander Pushkin, Translated by Robert Chandler and Elizabeth Chandler
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590177242
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The Captain's Daughter

Written by Alexander Pushkin
Translated by Robert Chandler and Elizabeth Chandler


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $14.00

An NYRB Classics Original

Alexander Pushkin’s short novel is set during the reign of Catherine the Great, when the Cossacks rose up in rebellion against the Russian empress. Presented as the memoir of Pyotr Grinyov, a nobleman, The Captain’s Daughter tells how, as a feckless youth and fledgling officer, Grinyov was sent... Read more >
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The Captain's Daughter

Written by Alexander Pushkin
Translated by Robert Chandler and Elizabeth Chandler


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $14.00

An NYRB Classics Original

Alexander Pushkin’s short novel is set during the reign of Catherine the Great, when the Cossacks rose up in rebellion against the Russian empress. Presented as the memoir of Pyotr Grinyov, a nobleman, The Captain’s Daughter tells how, as a feckless youth and fledgling officer, Grinyov was sent... Read more >
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Hall of Secrets
Hall of Secrets
Written by Cate Campbell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780758292285
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Hall of Secrets

Written by Cate Campbell


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $15.00

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I Shall Be Near to You
I Shall Be Near to You
Written by Erin Lindsay McCabe
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ISBN: 9780804137744
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I Shall Be Near to You
A Novel
Written by Erin Lindsay McCabe


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $14.00

An extraordinary novel about a strong-willed woman who disguises herself as a man in order to fight beside her husband in the Civil War.

Rosetta doesn't want her new husband, Jeremiah, to enlist, but he joins up, hoping to make enough money that they'll be able to afford their own farm someday... Read more >
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The Rest Is Silence
The Rest Is Silence
Written by James R. Benn
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616952662
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The Rest Is Silence

Written by James R. Benn


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $26.95

The fog of war surrounding D-Day and Operation Tiger provides cover for one of Billy Boyle's grisliest investigations.

  When an unidentified corpse washes ashore at Slapton Sands on England's southern coast, US Army Captain Billy Boyle and his partner, Lieutenant Piotr "Kaz" Kazimierz, are assigned to investigate. The Devonshire beach is... Read more >
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The Rest Is Silence

Written by James R. Benn


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $26.95

The fog of war surrounding D-Day and Operation Tiger provides cover for one of Billy Boyle's grisliest investigations.

  When an unidentified corpse washes ashore at Slapton Sands on England's southern coast, US Army Captain Billy Boyle and his partner, Lieutenant Piotr "Kaz" Kazimierz, are assigned to investigate. The Devonshire beach is... Read more >
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Tucker
Tucker
Written by Louis L'Amour, Read by Michael Crouch
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780804192538
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Tucker

Written by Louis L'Amour
Read by Michael Crouch


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $30.00

“If a man won’t fight for what is rightly his, then he ain’t much account.” With this challenge from his dying father, young Shell Tucker rode out after three men who had stolen the twenty thousand dollars his father was carrying. Two of the men he hunted, Doc Sites and Kid... Read more >
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