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Travel writer Lo Blacklock has just been given the assignment of a lifetime: a week on a luxury cruise with only a handful of cabins. But Lo witnesses what she can only describe as a dark and terrifying nightmare: a woman being thrown overboard. The problem? All passengers remain accounted for.
When Sarah’s grandfather gives her a beautiful horse named Boo–hoping that one day she’ll follow in his footsteps to join an elite French riding school, But Sarah is keeping a secret, a secret that will change the lives of everyone involved forever.
North Dakota, late summer, 1999. Landreaux Iron stalks a deer. But when he shoots at a buck, and misses, he realizes he has killed his neighbor’s five-year-old son, Dusty Ravich. Following an ancient means of retribution, he and his wife, Emmaline, will give their son, LaRose, to the grieving parents of Dusty Ravich.
Barkskins opens in New France in the late 18th century as Rene Sel, an illiterate woodsman makes his way from Northern France to the homeland to seek a living. Bound to a “seigneur” for three years in exchange for land, he suffers extraordinary hardship and violence, always in awe of the forest he is charged with clearing.
An alchemical collusion—and sometimes collision—between the forces of magic and science, Anders’ novel swirls together fantasy and sci-fi into an often absurd but never slight modern tale of a witch and a tech genius who grow up together grow apart, and finally have to save the world.
In 1839, rumors of extraordinary yet baffling stone ruins buried within the unmapped jungles of Central America reached the outside world. Seized by the reports, John Lloyd Stephens and Frederick Catherwood embark on an expedition into the forbidding rain forests of present-day Honduras, Guatemala, and Mexico.