Score: 4.5
From 207 Ratings

The Life We Bury


  • Author: Allen Eskens
  • Release Date : 2014-10-14
  • Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers
  • File Size: 2760296 Bytes


A USA Today bestseller and book club favorite! College student Joe Talbert has the modest goal of completing a writing assignment for an English class. His task is to interview a stranger and write a brief biography of the person. With deadlines looming, Joe heads to a nearby nursing home to find a willing subject. There he meets Carl Iverson, and soon nothing in Joe's life is ever the same. Carl is a dying Vietnam veteran--and a convicted murderer. With only a few months to live, he has been medically paroled to a nursing home, after spending thirty years in prison for the crimes of rape and murder. As Joe writes about Carl's life, especially Carl's valor in Vietnam, he cannot reconcile the heroism of the soldier with the despicable acts of the conv...

Score: 4
From 108 Ratings

Leave No Trace


  • Author: Mindy Mejia
  • Release Date : 2018-09-04
  • Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers
  • File Size: 8854471 Bytes


“Dark and atmospheric, with palpably vivid details and complex characters harboring plenty of secrets” (Kimberly Belle, internationally bestselling author of The Marriage Lie), this riveting and suspenseful thriller—by the author of the critically acclaimed Everything You Want Me to Be—follows the mysterious disappearance of a boy and his stunning return ten years later. There is a place in Minnesota with hundreds of miles of glacial lakes and untouched forests called the Boundary Waters. Ten years ago, a man and his son trekked into this wilderness and never returned.Search teams found their campsite ravaged by what looked like a bear. They were presumed dead until a decade later...the son reappears. Discovered while ransacking an outfitter ...

The Life We Bury
Score: 3.5
From 58 Ratings

The Life We Bury


  • Author : Allen Eskens
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2014-10-14
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781616149994


The Life We Bury Book Description :

A USA Today bestseller and book club favorite! College student Joe Talbert has the modest goal of completing a writing assignment for an English class. His task is to interview a stranger and write a brief biography of the person. With deadlines looming, Joe heads to a nearby nursing home to find a willing subject. There he meets Carl Iverson, and soon nothing in Joe's life is ever the same. Carl is a dying Vietnam veteran--and a convicted murderer. With only a few months to live, he has been medically paroled to a nursing home, after spending thirty years in prison for the crimes of rape and murder. As Joe writes about Carl's life, especially Carl's valor in Vietnam, he cannot reconcile the heroism of the soldier with the despicable acts of the conv...

The Life We Bury
Score: 3.5
From 58 Ratings

The Life We Bury


  • Author : Allen Eskens
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2017-07-05
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 154860285X


The Life We Bury Book Description :

The Life We BuryBy Allen Eskens...

The Life We Bury
Score: 3.5
From 58 Ratings

The Life We Bury


  • Author : Allen Eskens
  • Publisher : Seventh Street Books
  • Release Date : 2014
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781616149987


The Life We Bury Book Description :

Contains an excerpt from the forthcoming novel titled The guise of another....

The Life We Bury
Score: 3.5
From 61 Ratings

The Life We Bury


  • Author : Allen Eskens
  • Publisher : Prometheus Books
  • Release Date : 2014-10-14
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781616149994


The Life We Bury Book Description :

A USA Today bestseller and book club favorite! College student Joe Talbert has the modest goal of completing a writing assignment for an English class. His task is to interview a stranger and write a brief biography of the person. With deadlines looming, Joe heads to a nearby nursing home to find a willing subject. There he meets Carl Iverson, and soon nothing in Joe's life is ever the same. Carl is a dying Vietnam veteran--and a convicted murderer. With only a few months to live, he has been medically paroled to a nursing home, after spending thirty years in prison for the crimes of rape and murder. As Joe writes about Carl's life, especially Carl's valor in Vietnam, he cannot reconcile the heroism of the soldier with the despicable acts of the conv...

The Guise of Another
Score: 4.5
From 8 Ratings

The Guise of Another


  • Author : Allen Eskens
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2015-10-06
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781633880771


The Guise of Another Book Description :

Who was James Putnam? Answering that question may mean salvation for Alexander Rupert, a Minnesota detective whose life is in a serious downward spiral. A Medal of Valor winner, Alexander is now under subpoena by a grand jury on suspicion of corruption. He’s been reassigned to the Frauds Unit, where he is shunned by his fellow detectives, and he fears his status-seeking wife may be having an affair. When he happens across a complex case of identity theft, Alexander sees an opportunity to rehabilitate his tattered reputation. But the case explodes into far more than he could have expected, putting him in the path of trained assassin Drago Basta, a veteran of the Balkan wars who has been searching for “James Putnam” for years. As his life spins o...

The Heavens May Fall
Score: 4
From 12 Ratings

The Heavens May Fall


  • Author : Allen Eskens
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2016-10-04
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781633882065


The Heavens May Fall Book Description :

FEATURING THREE CHARACTERS FROM THE BESTSELLING BOOK-CLUB FAVORITE THE LIFE WE BURY, THIS NOVEL EXPLORES A RIVETING MURDER CASE TOLD FROM TWO OPPOSING PERSPECTIVES. Detective Max Rupert and attorney Boady Sanden’s friendship is being pushed to the breaking point. Max is convinced that Jennavieve Pruitt was killed by her husband, Ben. Boady is equally convinced that Ben, his client, is innocent. As the case unfolds, the two are forced to confront their own personal demons. Max is still struggling with the death of his wife four years earlier, and the Pruitt case stirs up old memories. Boady hasn’t taken on a defense case since the death of an innocent client, a man Boady believes he could have saved but didn’t. Now he is back in court, with stud...

Bury Your Dead
Score: 4.5
From 109 Ratings

Bury Your Dead


  • Author : Louise Penny
  • Publisher : Sphere
  • Release Date : 2010-09-28
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780748122493


Bury Your Dead Book Description :

'Very powerful - Penny's best book to date . . . A stunner' Stephen Booth As Quebec City shivers in the grip of winter, its ancient stone walls cracking in the cold, Chief Inspector Armand Gamache plunges into the strangest case of his celebrated career. A man has been brutally murdered in one of the city's oldest buildings - a library where the English citizens of Quebec safeguard their history. And the death opens a door into the past, exposing a mystery that has lain dormant for centuries . . . a mystery Gamache must solve if he's to catch a present-day killer. Steeped in luscious atmosphere, brimming with the suspense and wit that have earned Louise Penny a massive global following, BURY YOUR DEAD is an ingenious suspense novel. 'A cracking story...

The Shadows We Hide
Score: 4.5
From 4 Ratings

The Shadows We Hide


  • Author : Allen Eskens
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2018-11-15
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781473694491


The Shadows We Hide Book Description :

The stunning new novel from the bestselling author of The Life We Bury. A young reporter must come to terms with his past - and present - while investigating the murder of a man he believes could be his father. Joe Talbert, Jr. has never once met his namesake. A cub reporter for the Associated Press in Minneapolis, he stumbles across a story describing the murder of a man named Joseph Talbert in a small town in Minnesota. Curious about whether this man might be his father, Joe is shocked to discover that the dead man was a loathsome lowlife who squandered his wife's inheritance - an inheritance that may now be Joe's. Mired in uncertainty, Joe must piece together his family history - before his quest for discovery threatens to put him in a grave of hi...

The Secrets We Bury

The Secrets We Bury


  • Author : Stacie Ramey
  • Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2018-03-06
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781492654216


The Secrets We Bury Book Description :

In an effort to escape his family, Dylan sets out on the Appalachian trail—but he can't escape his past—or his secrets in this novel from the author of The Sister Pact. Dylan Taggart is on the run. His family is trying to put him in a school for psychologically challenged students, and he gets it—he has issues. But a special school is a complete overreaction. And in six months, he'll be a legal adult, so Dylan decides to disappear on the Appalachian Trail until he can make his own decisions. Dylan wanted independence, but setting out on a 2,190-mile hike by himself is more than he bargained for. And he keeps crossing paths with another teen hiker, known only as "The Ghost." This mysterious girl is also making the trek alone, and Dylan can tell ...

Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee
Score: 4
From 53 Ratings

Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee


  • Author : Dee Brown
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release Date : 2012-10-23
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781453274149


Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee Book Description :

The “fascinating” #1 New York Times bestseller that awakened the world to the destruction of American Indians in the nineteenth-century West (The Wall Street Journal). First published in 1970, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee generated shockwaves with its frank and heartbreaking depiction of the systematic annihilation of American Indian tribes across the western frontier. In this nonfiction account, Dee Brown focuses on the betrayals, battles, and massacres suffered by American Indians between 1860 and 1890. He tells of the many tribes and their renowned chiefs—from Geronimo to Red Cloud, Sitting Bull to Crazy Horse—who struggled to combat the destruction of their people and culture. Forcefully written and meticulously researched, Bury My Heart...