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West of Paradise

by Gwen Davis St. Martin's Press (December 23, 2014)

Kate Donnelly, an aspiring writer, has made her way to Los Angeles intending to rub shoulders with celebrities and be a writer. She dreams of walking down the same streets where Alec Baldwin drops of his dry...

A Cab Called Reliable

by Patti Kim St. Martin's Press (November 25, 2014)

An extraordinary debut and exciting new voice in multicultural fiction, Patti Kim's A Cab Called Reliable

Winner of the Towson University Prize for Literature

Nominated for the Book-of-the-Month Club's Stephen...

Tiger, Tiger

by Philip Caveney St. Martin's Press (November 04, 2014)

Malaya in the late 1960s was at last casting off the yoke of British colonial rule. But Harry "Tiger" Sullivan, a retired military officer who had made is career in Malaya for almost two decades, had nowhere...

She Took My Arm As If She Loved Me

by Herbert Gold St. Martin's Press (October 14, 2014)

Tracker of lost memories and lost souls, the veteran San Francisco private eye Dan Kasdan manages, along his way from the 1960s to the 1990s, to find Priscilla, the love of his life, only to lose her. Kasdan,...

Carry Me Back

by Laura Watt St. Martin's Press (October 07, 2014)

In the tradition of Jack Finney's Time and Again, Laura Watt's debut novel Carry Me Back follows one man back in time, this time to revisit the glory days of country music and take a few hard-earned lessons...

The Book of Loss

by Julith Jedamus St. Martin's Press (October 07, 2014)

Set in the perfectly realized world of imperial tenth-century Japan, The Book of Loss is a gripping novel of sexual jealousy at court.

A renowned storyteller and lady-in-waiting to the Empress, the narrator is...

Call Me

by P-P Hartnett St. Martin's Press (September 23, 2014)

Call Me by P-P Hartnett

When Liam decides to begin answering the personal ads of London's gay papers, he is at first bemused and fascinated. After all, it is simply a way to entertain himself and pass the time....

Love and War in California

by Oakley Hall St. Martin's Press (September 16, 2014)

The Sweeping Novel of a Twentieth-Century California Life

Love and War in California tells the story, through the eyes of Payton Daltrey, of the last sixty years of an evolving America.

The award-winning author...

Island of a Thousand Mirrors

by Nayomi Munaweera St. Martin's Press (September 02, 2014)

Before violence tore apart the tapestry of Sri Lanka and turned its pristine beaches red, there were two families. Yasodhara tells the story of her own Sinhala family, rich in love, with everything they could...

The Furies

by Natalie Haynes St. Martin's Press (August 26, 2014)

"Steady pacing paired with well-timed foreshadowing and fully realized characters make this one compelling from the beginning. Fans of Donna Tartt's The Secret History (1992), Erin Kelly's The Poison Tree (2011),...

Small Blessings

by Martha Woodroof St. Martin's Press (August 12, 2014)

From debut novelist Martha Woodroof comes an inspiring tale of a small-town college professor, a remarkable new woman at the bookshop, and the ten-year old son he never knew he had.

Tom Putnam has resigned himself...


by Mark Maxwell St. Martin's Press (August 05, 2014)

Richard Nixon and Raymond Carver are walking on a California beach when they meet in this imaginative novel that creates a fictional friendship between the ex-president and the short story writer. In subtle...

The Spark and the Drive

by Wayne Harrison St. Martin's Press (July 15, 2014)

By an award-winning writer of short fiction, a devastatingly powerful debut novel of hero-worship, first love, and betrayal

Justin Bailey is seventeen when he arrives at the shop of legendary muscle car mechanic...

Welcome to Heavenly Heights

by Risa Miller St. Martin's Press (July 08, 2014)

A first novel written by PEN Discovery Award Winner Risa Miller, Welcome to Heavenly Heights describes a group of American Jews who have left the United States, not just to move to Israel, but to live in a settlement...


by Rainbow Rowell St. Martin's Press (July 08, 2014)

#1 New York Times bestselling author! A New York Times Best Seller! Goodreads Choice Award Winner for Best Fiction of 2014! An Indie Next Pick!

From New York Times bestselling author of Eleanor & Park and Fangirl...

The Accidental Apprentice

by Vikas Swarup St. Martin's Press (July 08, 2014)

In life you never get what you deserve. You get what you negotiate.

A business empire worth ten billion dollars. This is the tantalizing offer made by Vinay Mohan Acharya, one of India's richest men, to Sapna...

One Evening in Paris

by Nicolas Barreau St. Martin's Press (July 01, 2014)

Alain Bonnard, the owner of a small art cinema in Paris, is a dyed-in-the-wool nostalgic. In his Cinéma Paradis there are no buckets of popcorn, no XXL coca-colas, no Hollywood blockbusters. Not a good business...

The Lightning Cage

by Alan Wall St. Martin's Press (July 01, 2014)

Alan Wall's The Lightning Cage is a gothic, metaphysical novel given the speed and strength of a thriller.

A former seminarian, Christopher Bayliss abandons his studies in Rome and returns to England, determined...

Leaving Disneyland

by Alexander Parsons St. Martin's Press (July 01, 2014)

In Alexander Parsons's Leaving Disneyland, Doc Kane is sixteen years into a twenty-year murder sentence. Days away from a parole hearing, he means to get out and start a new life as a Square John--a law-abiding...

How to Tell Toledo from the Night Sky

by Lydia Netzer St. Martin's Press (July 01, 2014)

Lydia Netzer, the award-winning author of Shine Shine Shine, weaves a mind-bending, heart-shattering love story that asks, "Can true love exist if it's been planned from birth?"

Like a jewel shimmering in a Midwest...

The Stories We Tell

by Patti Callahan Henry St. Martin's Press (June 24, 2014)

Bestselling author Patti Callahan Henry is back with

a powerful novel about the stories we tell and the people we trust.

Eve and Cooper Morrison are Savannah's power couple. They're on every artistic board and...

Kilometer 99

by Tyler McMahon St. Martin's Press (June 17, 2014)

Malia needs to leave El Salvador. A surfer and aspiring engineer, she came to Central America as a Peace Corps volunteer and fell in love with Ben. Malia's past year has been perfect: her weeks spent building...

Fast Greens

by Turk Pipkin St. Martin's Press (May 27, 2014)

In a timeless story of golf in the Kingdom of Texas, a young caddie gets in a deadly grudge match among a world of liars, cheats, and hustlers. Searching for the meaning of golf and life---and for the father...

The Clarinet Polka

by Keith Maillard St. Martin's Press (May 27, 2014)

Author Keith Maillard received critical acclaim with his novel Gloria, which told the story of a young woman on the cusp of womanhood in a town called Raysburg, West Virginia. In this book, The Clarinet Polka...

The Good Patient

by Kristin Waterfield Duisberg St. Martin's Press (May 13, 2014)

Brilliant, acerbic, funny, and relentless, Darien Gilbertson appears to have it all: a successful career, a husband who loves her absolutely, and all the material comforts of a New York life. But Darien is in...

Cutting Teeth

by Julia Fierro St. Martin's Press (May 13, 2014)

One of the most anticipated debut novels of 2014, Cutting Teeth takes place one late-summer weekend as a group of thirty-something couples gather at a shabby beach house on Long Island, their young children...


by Kate Moses St. Martin's Press (April 22, 2014)

This is the story of a woman forging a new life for herself after her marriage has foundered, shutting up her beloved Devonshire house and making a home for her two young children in London, elated at completing...

The Other Story

by Tatiana de Rosnay St. Martin's Press (April 15, 2014)

A New York Times best seller!

From the New York Times and international best-selling author Tatiana de Rosnay comes The Other Story, "[a] brilliant pager-turner"(BookPage), layered and beautifully written, that...

The Plover

by Brian Doyle St. Martin's Press (April 08, 2014)

Declan O Donnell has sailed out of Oregon and deep into the vast, wild ocean, having had just finally enough of other people and their problems. He will go it alone, he will be his own country, he will be beholden...

In Praise of Hatred

by Khaled Khalifa & Leri Price St. Martin's Press (April 08, 2014)

In 1980s Syria, a young Muslim girl lives a secluded life behind the veil in the vast and perfumed house of her grandparents. Her three aunts-the pious Maryam, the liberal Safaa, and the free-spirited Marwa-raise...

The Joy of Funerals

by Alix Strauss St. Martin's Press (March 25, 2014)

A young widow who lusts, a daughter who aches, a shopaholic who hungers...The Joy of Funerals is a riveting collection that explores the lives of nine young women, each willing to take drastic measures to fill...

Invisible Gardens

by Julie Shigekuni St. Martin's Press (March 18, 2014)

In this long-awaited follow-up to her acclaimed debut novel, A Bridge Between Us, Julie Shigekuni offers a beautiful and disturbing look at the intimacy and isolation, desire and despair that haunt a young woman's...

Shotgun Lovesongs

by Nickolas Butler St. Martin's Press (March 11, 2014)


"Impressively original." —The New York Times

"Sparkles in every way. A love letter to the open lonely American heartland…A must-read." —People

"The kind of book that restores your faith...

The Shock of the Fall

by Nathan Filer St. Martin's Press (February 10, 2014)

***This book has also been published as Where the Moon Isn't.***

Winner of the 2013 Costa First Award

"A stunning novel. Ambitious and exquisitely realized . . . clearly the work of a major new talent." —S....

The Headmaster's Wife

by Thomas Christopher Greene St. Martin's Press (February 25, 2014)

An immensely talented writer whose work has been described as "incandescent" (Kirkus) and "poetic" (Booklist), Thomas Christopher Greene pens a haunting and deeply affecting portrait of one couple at their best...

Shlepping the Exile

by Michael Wex St. Martin's Press (February 18, 2014)

Svelte and supple as unleavened bread, Shlepping the Exile rends the shmaltz from Jewish fiction and replaces it with a pound of real flesh.

It's the story of Yoine Levkes, a hassidic boy of the Canadian prairies,...

The Last Enchantments

by Charles Finch St. Martin's Press (January 28, 2014)

The Last Enchantments is a powerfully moving and lyrically written novel. A young American embarks on a year at Oxford and has an impassioned affair that will change his life forever

After graduating from Yale,...

Do Lord Remember Me

by Julius Lester St. Martin's Press (January 14, 2014)

In a gray fieldstone house in Nashville, Tennessee, the Reverend Joshua Smith Sr.--the staunch and gentle man known to thousands in black churches throughout the South as the Singing Evangelist and to one white...

The Road to Esmeralda

by Joy Nicholson St. Martin's Press (December 31, 2013)

From the author of The Tribes of Palos Verdes, a compelling new novel about a couple's getaway to a Mexican paradise that goes horribly wrong.

Joy Nicholson's second novel, The Road to Esmeralda, is a dark, seductive...

The Last Girl

by Stephan Collishaw St. Martin's Press (January 07, 2014)

For a full hour I sat at my desk and stared up at the two photographs. One by one I smoked a packet of twenty Prima cigarettes.... The earth, I felt, was beginning to shift, and the long dead were stirring....

A Taxonomy of Barnacles

by Galt Niederhoffer St. Martin's Press (December 24, 2013)

The Barnacle sisters--Bell, Bridget, Benita, Beryl, Belinda and Beth--have been raised in New York bytheir eccentric, self-made father in a fabulous, gigantic Fifth Avenue apartment that, encrusted with Barry...

Brighten the Corner Where You Are

by Fred Chappell St. Martin's Press (December 17, 2013)

Brighten the Corner Where You Are is the story of a day in the life of Joe Robert Kirkman, a North Carolina mountain schoolteacher, sly prankster, country philosopher, and family man. This novel from award-winning...

The Mating Season

by Alex Brunkhorst St. Martin's Press (December 10, 2013)

An enchanting, extraordinarily imaginative novel, The Mating Season tells the story of the romance between two geniuses who have created their own fantastical worlds to cope with the pain of isolation.


Love, Ava

by Alton Rivers St. Martin's Press (December 10, 2013)

"The wide brim slanted low over her face. The upturned lapels of her coat covered part of her features. The dark sunglasses concealed her eyes. And yet he knew beyond a doubt!"

She was Ava Gardner, in her youth...


by Anne-Sophie Brasme St. Martin's Press (December 03, 2013)


Breathe is the haunting confession of nineteen-year-old Charlene Boher. From her prison cell, Charlene recounts her lonely adolescence. Growing up shy and unpopular, Charlene never...


by O. Z. Livaneli St. Martin's Press (December 03, 2013)

Meryem, a fifteen-year-old girl, lives in a rural village on the shores of Lake Van in Eastern Turkey. Her simple life changes dramatically after her uncle, a sheikh in a dervish order, rapes her. She is considered...

What the Thunder Said

by Janet Peery St. Martin's Press (November 19, 2013)

What the Thunder Said is the 2008 winner of the WILLA Literary Award for Contemporary Fiction.

In the Dust Bowl of 1930s Oklahoma, a family comes apart, as sisters Mackie and Etta Spoon keep secrets from their...

Brendan Wolf

by Brian Malloy St. Martin's Press (November 19, 2013)

Who is Brendan Wolf? It all depends on who you ask.

* To the staff of a Minneapolis nursing home, he's the devoted partner of a much older man who's recently suffered a debilitating stroke.

* To the women of a...

The Ministry of Culture

by James P. Mullaney St. Martin's Press (November 12, 2013)

In his debut novel, James P. Mullaney brilliantly portrays the lives of two men, one an American and the other an Iraqi, each caught up in the turmoil of the Iran-Iraq war. Over the course of just a few days,...


by Lamar Herrin St. Martin's Press (November 12, 2013)

A Thousand Acres and Empire Falls meet during the present hydrofracking controversy as a beleaguered patriarch must decide the fate of his land and children in this enveloping family drama

The Joyner family sits...