To the Bright Edge of the World
Score: 4
From 45 Ratings

To the Bright Edge of the World


  • Author : Eowyn Ivey
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2016-08-02
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316242844


To the Bright Edge of the World Book Description :

An atmospheric, transporting tale of adventure, love, and survival from the bestselling author of The Snow Child, finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. In the winter of 1885, decorated war hero Colonel Allen Forrester leads a small band of men on an expedition that has been deemed impossible: to venture up the Wolverine River and pierce the vast, untamed Alaska Territory. Leaving behind Sophie, his newly pregnant wife, Colonel Forrester records his extraordinary experiences in hopes that his journal will reach her if he doesn't return--once he passes beyond the edge of the known world, there's no telling what awaits him. The Wolverine River Valley is not only breathtaking and forbidding but also terrifying in ways that the colonel and his men never could ...

To the Bright Edge of the World
Score: 4
From 45 Ratings

To the Bright Edge of the World


  • Author : Eowyn Ivey
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2016-08-02
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781472208637


To the Bright Edge of the World Book Description :

Set in the Alaskan landscape that she brought to stunningly vivid life in THE SNOW CHILD (a Sunday Times bestseller, Richard and Judy pick and finalist for the Pulitzer Prize), Eowyn Ivey's TO THE BRIGHT EDGE OF THE WORLD is a breathtaking story of discovery set at the end of the nineteenth century, sure to appeal to fans of A PLACE CALLED WINTER. *NOMINATED FOR THE INTERNATIONAL DUBLIN LITERARY AWARD 2017* 'A clever, ambitious novel' The Sunday Times 'Persuasive and vivid... Breathtaking' Guardian Winter 1885. Lieutenant Colonel Allen Forrester accepts the mission of a lifetime, to navigate Alaska's Wolverine River. It is a journey that promises to open up a land shrouded in mystery, but there's no telling what awaits Allen and his small band of men...

To the Bright Edge of the World
Score: 4
From 45 Ratings

To the Bright Edge of the World


  • Author : Eowyn Ivey
  • Publisher : Little, Brown
  • Release Date : 2016-08-02
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316242844


To the Bright Edge of the World Book Description :

An atmospheric, transporting tale of adventure, love, and survival from the bestselling author of The Snow Child, finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. In the winter of 1885, decorated war hero Colonel Allen Forrester leads a small band of men on an expedition that has been deemed impossible: to venture up the Wolverine River and pierce the vast, untamed Alaska Territory. Leaving behind Sophie, his newly pregnant wife, Colonel Forrester records his extraordinary experiences in hopes that his journal will reach her if he doesn't return--once he passes beyond the edge of the known world, there's no telling what awaits him. The Wolverine River Valley is not only breathtaking and forbidding but also terrifying in ways that the colonel and his men never could ...

TO THE BRIGHT EDGE OF THE WORLD  Exclusive Chapter Sampler

TO THE BRIGHT EDGE OF THE WORLD Exclusive Chapter Sampler


  • Author : Eowyn Ivey
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2016-06-23
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781472241672


TO THE BRIGHT EDGE OF THE WORLD Exclusive Chapter Sampler Book Description :

An exclusive chapter sampler of TO THE BRIGHT EDGE OF THE WORLD, the new novel from the author of THE SNOW CHILD (a Sunday Times bestseller, Richard and Judy pick and finalist for the Pulitzer Prize). Lieutenant Colonel Allen Forrester receives the commission of a lifetime when he is charged to navigate Alaska's hitherto impassable Wolverine River, with only a small group of men. The Wolverine is the key to opening up Alaska and its rich natural resources to the outside world, but previous attempts have ended in tragedy. Forrester leaves behind his young wife, Sophie, newly pregnant with the child he had never expected to have. Adventurous in spirit, Sophie does not relish the prospect of a year in a military barracks while her husband carves a path ...

The Snow Child
Score: 4
From 253 Ratings

The Snow Child


  • Author : Eowyn Ivey
  • Publisher : Reagan Arthur Books
  • Release Date : 2012-02-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316192958


The Snow Child Book Description :

In this magical debut -- a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize -- a couple's lives are changed forever by the arrival of a little girl, wild and secretive, on their snowy doorstep. Alaska, 1920: a brutal place to homestead, and especially tough for recent arrivals Jack and Mabel. Childless, they are drifting apart--he breaking under the weight of the work of the farm; she crumbling from loneliness and despair. In a moment of levity during the season's first snowfall, they build a child out of snow. The next morning the snow child is gone--but they glimpse a young, blonde-haired girl running through the trees. This little girl, who calls herself Faina, seems to be a child of the woods. She hunts with a red fox at her side, skims lightly across the snow, a...

Shamus Dust
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Shamus Dust


  • Author : Janet Roger
  • Publisher : Troubador Publishing Ltd
  • Release Date : 2019-10-28
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781838599867


Shamus Dust Book Description :

It’s Christmastime, 1947, in the City of London’s square mile of high finance. An apparent vice killing spooks a City councillor into hiring Newman, an American private eye out of kilter with this island he has called home for twenty years to keep his name out of a murder case....

The Quality of Silence
Score: 3.5
From 79 Ratings

The Quality of Silence


  • Author : Rosamund Lupton
  • Publisher : Broadway Books
  • Release Date : 2016-02-16
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101903681


The Quality of Silence Book Description :

The gripping, moving story of a mother and daughter's quest to uncover a dark secret in the Alaskan wilderness, from the New York Times bestselling author of Sister and Afterwards Thrillingly suspenseful and atmospheric, The Quality of Silence is the story of Yasmin, a beautiful astrophysicist, and her precocious deaf daughter, Ruby, who arrive in a remote part of Alaska to be told that Ruby's father, Matt, has been the victim of a catastrophic accident. Unable to accept his death as truth, Yasmin and Ruby set out into the hostile winter of the Alaskan tundra in search of answers. But as a storm closes in, Yasmin realizes that a very human danger may be keeping pace with them. And with no one else on the road to help, they must keep moving, alone and...

The Bright Lands
Score: 2
From 1 Ratings

The Bright Lands


  • Author : John Fram
  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Release Date : 2020-07-07
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781488055775


The Bright Lands Book Description :

A Library Journal Best Winter/Spring Debut 2020 “Marks the debut of an already accomplished novelist.” —John Banville The town of Bentley holds two things dear: its football, and its secrets. But when star quarterback Dylan Whitley goes missing, an unremitting fear grips this remote corner of Texas. Joel Whitley was shamed out of conservative Bentley ten years ago, and while he’s finally made a life for himself as a gay man in New York, his younger brother’s disappearance soon brings him back to a place he thought he’d escaped for good. Meanwhile, Sheriff’s Deputy Starsha Clark stayed in Bentley; Joel’s return brings back painful memories—not to mention questions—about her own missing brother. And in the high school hallways, Dyla...

Last Days in Hunting Camp

Last Days in Hunting Camp


  • Author : Eowyn Ivey
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2014-10-09
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781472226778


Last Days in Hunting Camp Book Description :

Each year of their long marriage, Walt and Millie have spent a month apart, as Walt heads out to hunt bear and moose in the pristine Alaskan wilderness, and Millie takes to the concert stage to perform. Their letters, picked up and delivered by a bush pilot each week, keep them close. Now in his seventy-sixth year, Walt realises his hunting days may soon be over, and there is a black bear prowling around his camp. Will Millie ever receive the crumpled letter Walt keeps in his pocket?...

The Tolling of Mercedes Bell

The Tolling of Mercedes Bell


  • Author : Jennifer Dwight
  • Publisher : She Writes Press
  • Release Date : 2016-05-03
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781631520716


The Tolling of Mercedes Bell Book Description :

"Full of surprises with impressive twists...” —Suspense Magazine "The Tolling of Mercedes Bell is an unforgettable page-turner—a must read by all!” —San Francisco Book Review Recently widowed and adapting to the challenges of single motherhood, Mercedes Bell is a paralegal at Crenshaw, Slayne & McDonough when she meets Jack Soutane, a dashing San Francisco lawyer who has recently begun leasing office space from the firm. It’s the 1980s. The crack epidemic, homelessness, and AIDS explode on the scene, Jack’s law practice booms—and the Crenshaw firm eagerly shares his bounty. Meanwhile, despite all the warning signs, Mercedes falls under Jack’s spell. When calamity strikes and Jack succumbs to his own dark surprise, Mercedes finds her...