The stories of a Cape Cod postmistress and an American radio reporter stationed in London collide on the eve of the United States' entrance into World War II, a meeting shaped by a broken promise to deliver a letter.
Powerful and brilliant consul Marcus Cicero has been elected by the people of Rome, but still faces political opposition from the heads of the patricians and populists, as he suspects that a rising senator, Julius Caesar, is behind a plot to assassinate him.
After career soldier Hal Treherne is transferred to the British colony of Cyprus, his wife, Clara, and two daughters follow, but Clara becomes fearful of her increasingly distant husband and the atrocities that take him further from her. By the award-winning author of The Outcast. 25,000 first printing.
Divorcâee Lavender attempts to flee World War II London and organize an amateur orchestra that includes a talented Polish refugee who rekindles long-buried feelings.
Ralph Truitt, a wealthy businessman with a troubled past who lives in a remote nineteenth-century Wisconsin town, has advertised for a reliable wife; and his ad is answered by Catherine Land, a woman who makes every effort to hide her own dark secrets.
Sergeants George Sueno and Ernie Bascom, Military Intelligence MPs, investigate the identity of a dead soldier after a Korean fortune teller reports being "bothered" by a dead American soldier who wants his bones found and buried.
Recounts, in graphic novel format, the life of Bertrand Russell, mathematician and philospher, and his life-long struggle to achieve perfect logic and ultimate truth.