Fiction

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    Mercy Among the Children
    A Novel
    By David Adams Richards
    (Arcade Publishing)
    At the age of twelve, Sidney Henderson, in a moment of anger, pushes his friend Connie Devlin off the roof of a local church. Looking down on Connie’s motionless body, Sidney believes he is dead. Let Connie live and I will never harm another soul, Sidney vows. At that moment, Connie stands up and, laughing,... [READ MORE]
    Duke of Egypt
    A Novel
    By Margriet De Moor, Translated by Paul Vincent
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Flame-haired Lucie raises horses on her father’s farm. One summer day, she meets a dark, handsome stranger named Joseph, and it is love at first sight. But their union is as improbable as their love is deep. For Joseph is a wanderer, a full-blooded gypsy for whom all of Europe is a stomping ground. Despite... [READ MORE]
    Judge Savage
    A Novel
    By Tim Parks
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Already a highly successful lawyer, Daniel Savage has just been promoted to the position of Crown Court judge—though jealous colleagues whisper that his promotion might be due to the fact that he is black. He decides that it’s finally time to settle down, forswear philandering, and rededicate himself... [READ MORE]
    Juggling the Stars: A Novel
    By Tim Parks
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Morris Duckworth, an unhappy and poverty-stricken English teacher in Verona, descends deeper and deeper into crime and violence as he moves from petty theft to a plot to kidnap a wealthy heiress who has fallen in love with him.Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Arcade, Yucca, and Good Books imprints,... [READ MORE]
    The Late Mr. Shakespeare
    By Robert Nye
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Our guide to the life of the Bard is an actor called Pickleherring, who asserts that as a boy he was an original member of Shakespeare's acting troupe. In an attic above a brothel in Restoration London—a half century after Shakespeare has departed the stage—Pickleherring, now an old man, sits down to... [READ MORE]
    Riot
    A Love Story
    By Shashi Tharoor
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Who killed twenty-four-year-old Priscilla Hart? This highly motivated, idealistic American student had come to India to volunteer in women’s health programs, but had her work made a killer out of an enraged husband? Or was her death the result of a xenophobic attack? Had an indiscriminate love affair... [READ MORE]
    Spring Flowers, Spring Frost
    A Novel
    By Ismail Kadare, Translated by David Bellos
    (Arcade Publishing)
    In a small town at the foot of the northern highlands in Albania, a decade after the fall of the Communist regime, the harsh blood-for-blood law of the fearsome Kanun mountain folk is emerging from hibernation, like everything else that was forbidden under the fifty years of Communist rule. Mysterious... [READ MORE]
    The Mystified Magistrate
    And Other Tales
    By Marquis de Sade, Translated by Richard Seaver
    (Arcade Publishing)
    The Marquis de Sade is known variously to history as “the Divine Marquis” (the Surrealists) and “that monster author” (Napoleon)because of the daring originality and scandalous nature of much of his writing. What is less known, or virtually forgotten, is that he also possessed a dark but undeniable sense... [READ MORE]
    Silvermeadow
    A Brock and Kolla Mystery
    By Barry Maitland
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Two Cases. One location. The first case, a girl gone missing, seems a decidedly local affair. The second, the return of a violent criminal who had fled the country, instantly attracts the interest of Scotland Yard and Detective Inspector David Brock.When he learns that his longtime nemesis, the amphetamine-juiced... [READ MORE]
    A Son of War: A Novela and Stories
    By Melvyn Bragg
    (Arcade Publishing)
    The second volume of a trilogy that began with The Soldier's Return.After the upheavals of the Second World War, the Richardson family -- Sam, Ellen and their young son Joe -- settle back to working-class life in the Cumbrian town of Wigton. Yet for them, as for so many, life will never be the same again.... [READ MORE]
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