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Douglas Coupland collection

More information for goodreads Girlfriend in a Coma: “What did Karen see that December night? What pictures of tomorrow could so disturb her that she would flee into a refuge of bottomless sleep? Why would she leave me?’ It’s 15 December, 1979, and Richard’s girlfriend Karen has entered a deep coma. She only took a […]

C.B. McKenzie: Burn What Will Burn

Epub Bob Reynolds doesn’t recognize the body in the creek, but he does recognize the danger of it. He’s a newcomer to town, not entirely welcome and not entirely on good footing with the sheriff. So far, he’s kept his head down, mostly over the bar at the Crow’s Nest. But he has other interests […]

Sarah Waters: Fingersmith

Sarah Waters: Fingersmith Sue Trinder is an orphan, left as an infant in the care of Mrs. Sucksby, a “baby farmer,” who raised her with unusual tenderness, as if Sue were her own. Mrs. Sucksby’s household, with its fussy babies calmed with doses of gin, also hosts a transient family of petty thieves—fingersmiths—for whom this […]

A.J. Quinnell: Creasy series

A.J. Quinnell: Creasy series Man on Fire (1980) The Perfect Kill (1992) The Blue Ring (1993) Black Horn (1994) Message from Hell (1996) Known only as Creasy, he was hired to protect, not to kill. A battle-scarred, burnt-out mercenary, working as a bodyguard for the young daughter of an Italian industrialist, he thought he had […]