A Cold Day in Paradise
The Alex McKnight Series: Book #1
Other than the bullet lodged less than a centimeter from his heart, former Detroit police officer Alex McKnight thought he had put the nightmare of his partner’s death and his own near-fatal injury behind him. After all, Maximilian Rose, convicted of the crimes, has been locked in the state pen for years. But in the small town of Paradise,... Read more »
New York Times bestselling author Jim Harrison is oneof America’s most beloved writers, and of all his creations, Brown Dog—a bawdy,reckless, down-on-his-luck Michigan Indian—has earned cult status with readersin the more than two decades since his first appearance. For the first time, BrownDog gathers all the Brown Dog novellas, including one... Read more »
The Nick Adams Stories
From one of the 20th century's greatest voices comes the complete volume of his short stories featuring Nick Adams, Ernest Hemingway's memorable character, as he grows from child to adolescent to soldier, veteran, writer, and parent—a sequence closely paralleling the events of Hemingway's life.
The complete collection of Ernest Hemingway's Nick... Read more »
2014 National Book Award Finalist
A New York Times Bestseller
An audacious, darkly glittering novel set in the eerie days of civilization’s collapse, Station Eleven tells the spellbinding story of a Hollywood star, his would-be savior, and a nomadic group of actors roaming the scattered outposts of the Great Lakes region, risking everything for... Read more »
Kitchens of the Great Midwest
“A sweet and savory treat.” —People
“An impressive feat of narrative jujitsu . . . that keeps readers turning the pages too fast to realize just how ingenious they are.”—The New York Times Book Review, Editor’s Pick
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Lager Queen of Minnesota, Kitchens of the Great Midwest is a novel about a young... Read more »
Winner of the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the Audie Award for best unabridged fiction, Middlesex marks the fulfillment of a huge talent, named one of America's best young novelists by both Granta and The New Yorker.
In the spring of 1974, Calliope Stephanides, a student at a girls' school, Grosse Pointe, MI, finds herself drawn to a... Read more »
“Imagine something so terrifying, one glimpse and a person is impulsively driven to commit deadly violence, to oneself and others? Suddenly forced into a world of darkness, covered windows and blindfolds, Malorie must survive for the sake of her unborn child. Finding herself amongst a group of survivors, led by the knowledgeable Tom, Malorie soon learns the threat may not only be outside, but, living inside their house. While switching between the past and present, Josh Malerman's debut novel is a thriller from start to finish. Flash forward to five years later, Malorie is desperate to make a twenty mile journey downriver, blindfolded with the four-year olds, boy and girl. Will their wits and trained ears guide them to salvation or will they encounter the horrific threat that has annihilated most of mankind? Extremely creepy...especially if you are afraid of the dark, like myself!”Kristin, McLean & Eakin Booksellers
Motor City Burning
From the criticallyacclaimed author of Motor City, Detroit comes alive in a powerful andthrilling novel set amid the chaos of the 1960s race riots and the serenity of baseball’s opening day.
Willie Bledsoe, once an idealistic young black activist, isnow a burnt-out case. After leaving a snug berth at Tuskegee Institute to jointhe Student... Read more »
The Turner House
A powerful, timely debut,The Turner House marks a major new contribution to the story of the Americanfamily.
The Turners have lived onYarrow Street for over fifty years. Their house has seen thirteen childrengrown and gone—and some returned; it has seen the arrival of grandchildren, thefall of Detroit’s East Side, and the loss of a father. The... Read more »
The Paris Wife
A deeply evocative story of ambition and betrayal, The Paris Wife captures a remarkable period of time and a love affair between two unforgettable people: Ernest Hemingway and his wife Hadley.
Chicago, 1920: Hadley Richardson is a quiet twenty-eight-year-old who has all but given up on love and happiness—until she meets Ernest Hemingway and her... Read more »