Recounts in electrifying detail the true events of the 17th-century witch trials in Salem Village, Massachusetts. After two girls exhibit strange behavior, the colonial town's doctor concludes their symptoms are the result of witchcraft...
- Author:Schanzer, RosalynSummary:
- Author:Cullen, KevinSummary:
Chronicles the criminal career of the gangster who provided a protection racket against drug lords, ran illegal gambling, robbed banks, and served as an informant for the FBI until going into hiding for sixteen years.
- Author:Schmidt, Gary D.Summary:
In a desperate attempt for survival, a peaceful civilization on a faraway planet besieged by a dark lord sends its most precious gift across the cosmos into the lunchbox of Tommy Pepper, sixth grader, of Plymouth, Massachusetts.
- Author:Kemelman, HarrySummary:
A member of Rabbi Small's congregation dies a mysterious death during a hurricane. When the suspect turns out to be a troubled but likable young man, Rabbi Small comes to his aid.
- Author:Cooper, BeckySummary:
Forty years after the fact, Becky Cooper, a curious Harvard undergrad, first heard whispers of a murdered student, one bludgeoned to death by a professor to cover up an affair. Though that motive proved false, the story that unfolded,...
- Author:Thoreau, Henry DavidSummary:
- Author:Craig, Philip R.Summary:
Retired policeman J. W. Jackson hoped to escape big city violence when he moved to Martha's Vineyard. But even this idyllic place has its share of troubles.
- Author:Siddons, Anne RiversSummary:
When her husband drops her for a younger woman, Molly Redwine of Atlanta--mother of two adult children and a woman accustomed to comfort--thinks it is the end of the world. But as she recuperates in Martha's Vineyard, Molly...
- Author:Jackson, ShirleySummary:
A detailed account of one of the strangest and most shocking episodes in American history. Stories of magic, superstition, and witchcraft were strictly forbidden in the little town of Salem Village. But a group of young girls ignored...
- Author:Pearl, MatthewSummary:
Boston, 1868. The Civil War may be over but a new war has begun, one between the past and the present, tradition and technology. On a former marshy wasteland, the daring Massachusetts Institute of Technology is rising, its mission to...
- Author:Barnes, LindaSummary:
Carlotta is eating pizza when two cases are dumped into her denim-clad lap. One will take her into a combat zone of hookers and pimps, the other onto the campus of a wealthy prep school.
- Author:Camden, ElizabethSummary:
Romance and Drama to Capture the Heart in This Emotional Tale
The last thing Libby Sawyer and her father expected upon their return from their summer home was to find strangers inhabiting a house that had been in their family for...
- Author:Dobson, JoanneSummary:
In classic noir tradition, English Professor Karen Pelletier gains a client when her office door opens and Trouble walks in. The dog, a Rottweiler, brings with him a famous Private Eye novelist and a problem. And since Sunny Hardcastle...
- Author:Hawthorne, NathanielSummary:
The House of Seven Gables, a fixture in Hawthorne's Salem, serves as the ancestral home of the fictional Pyncheon family--whose distinguished legacy is tainted by pious thievery. When country cousin Phoebe arrives at the house, she is...
- Author:Anable, StephenSummary:
Spiraling off the tip of Cape Cod, Provincetown has long been a place of escape, new beginnings, and diverse communities. Famous as an art colony, known for the Cape Cod School, its gallery scene is vibrant. Gay life is everywhere....
- Author:Messud, ClaireSummary:
A bracing, hypnotic, coming-of-age story about the bond of best friends, from the New York Times best-selling author of The Emperor's Children. Julia and Cassie have been friends since nursery school. They have shared everything,...
- Author:Mcdonald, GregorySummary:
Someone is looking to wreck the nation's economy, and they're spending a lot of money to do it. With every lead going nowhere, Flynn's most dizzying logic is put to the test.
- Author:Yates, J. DylanSummary:
Jules Finn and Szaja Trautman know that sorrow can sink deeply—so deeply it can drown the soul. Growing up in her parents' crazy hippie household on a tiny island off the coast of Boston, Jules's imaginative sense of humor is the weapon...
- Author:Kemelman, HarrySummary:
Rabbi Small is joyously preparing to celebrate Passover. However, the holiday season is marred when local violence, racism, and misplaced pride run amok.
- Author:Moore, Meg MitchellSummary:
Thirteen-year-old Natalie Gallagher is trying to escape: from her parents' ugly divorce and from the vicious cyber-bullying of her former best friend. Adrift, confused, she is a girl trying to find her way in a world that seems to...