The Watchman By Robert Crais

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The Watchman By Robert Crais
At last, the enigmatic partner of Elvis Cole (The Two Minute Rule) takes center stage in this pulse-racing thriller. When Joe Pike is charged with safeguarding a wealthy heiress, he discovers protecting the sole witness to a crime is nothing compared to protecting an LA party girl from her own self-destruction?Larkin Conner Barkley lives like the City of Angels is hers for the taking. Young and staggeringly rich, she speeds through the city during its loneliest hours, blowing through red after red in her Aston Martin as if running for her life. Then suddenly she sees another car?s metal-on-metal explOsion of a terrible accident and, dazed, finds herself the single witness in a secret federal investigation. For maybe the first time in her life, Larkin wants to do the right thing. But in doing so she becomes the target for a relentless team of killers. And when the US Marshals and the finest security money can buy can?t protect her, Larkin?s wealthy family tu…

Kayak Morning By Roger Rosenblatt

Kayak Morning By Roger Rosenblatt
Kayak Morning By Roger Rosenblatt

From Roger Rosenblatt, author of the bestsellers Making Toast and Unless It Moves the Human Heart, comes a moving meditation on the passages of grief, the solace of solitude, and the redemptive power of loveIn Making Toast, Roger Rosenblatt shared the story of his family in the days and months after the death of his thirty-eight-year-old daughter, Amy. Now, in Kayak Morning, he off .

Ers a personal meditation on grief itself. ?Everybody grieves,? he writes. From that terse, melancholy observation emerges a work of art that addresses the universal experience of loss.On a quiet Sunday morning, two and a half years after Amy?s death, Roger heads out in his kayak. He observes,?You can?t always make your way in the world by moving up. Or down, for that matter. Boats move laterally on water, which levels everything. It is one of the two great levelers.? Part elegy, part quest, Kayak Morning explores Roger?s years as a journalist, the comforts of literature, and the value of solitude, poignantly reminding us that grief is not apart from life but encompasses it. In recalling to us what we have lost, grief by necessity resurrects what we have had


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