Seventeen-year-old Jenny is abducted in broad daylight and taken to a dilapidated, isolated house where she is chained and caged along with several other girls. Their captor is unpredictable, and as wily as he is cruel: he foils every one of their desperate attempts to escape . . . and once caught they rarely survive their punishment.
The Nine follows the true story of the author's great aunt Helene Podliasky, who led a band of nine female resistance fighters as they escaped a German forced labor camp and made a ten-day journey across the front lines of WWII from Germany back to Paris.
A team of explorers are drawn to Northern California to investigate mysterious stone walls whose presence has never been explained. Soon they will become drawn into a missing person's case being investigated nearby - and come to realize that the two are connected in terrifying ways . . .
A funny, feminist and all-too-relatable novel about our obsession with coupling up, settling down and the battle we all have with accepting ourselves, The Shelf introduces the freshest new voice in women's fiction.
From John Hart, the twice-Edgar award winning US crime writing giant, The Unwilling is an exploration of family and the past, of prison and war and the indelible marks they leave on a community. For fans of Chris Whitaker and Jane Harper.