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The River Burns

by Trevor Ferguson Touchstone (April 22, 2014)

Trevor Ferguson, one of Canada’s most acclaimed writers, returns with The River Burns, his long-awaited new novel.

The River Burns tells the story of a small town in crisis, the mistakes people make, and the...

The Means

by Douglas Brunt Touchstone (September 16, 2014)

Part Primary Colors, part House of Cards, The Means is a “compelling psychic drama” ( and a “tale of political intrigue” (The Free Lance-Star) that takes you deep into high-stakes politics...

I Am Having So Much Fun Here Without You

by Courtney Maum Touchstone (June 10, 2014)

In this reverse love story set in Paris and London, which The Wall Street Journal hailed as “funny and soulful…immediately appealing,” a failed monogamist attempts to woo his wife back and to answer the...

Landing Gear: A Novel

by Kate Pullinger Touchstone (May 20, 2014)

From the award-winning author of The Mistress of Nothing comes a highly imaginative story of colliding worlds and extraordinary connections, revealing the tenuous, often unexpected ties that bind us together....

Magnificent Vibration: A Novel

by Rick Springfield Touchstone (May 06, 2014)

After making an unexpected connection with God via his cell phone, one man embarks on an unlikely spiritual quest in this smart, savvy, rambunctious debut from Grammy Award-winning musician and New York Times...

Water Witches

by Chris Bohjalian Touchstone (July 20, 2010)

From the bestselling author of Midwives and The Flight Attendant, a comic and life affirming novel of the clash between progress and tradition, science and magic: “one of the most elegantly philosophical,...

Road to Reckoning

by Robert Lautner Touchstone (February 04, 2014)

“Remarkable…A novel about a young man reaching for manhood after the killing of his father and about the invention and selling of Col. Samuel Colt’s revolving pistol, and the way it changed the West. Those...

Snow White

by Donald Barthelme Touchstone (January 29, 2013)

“Eccentric, dazzling…the literary conversation piece of the year.” –San Francisco Chronicle

An American short story writer and novelist acclaimed for his playful, postmodern style of short fiction, Barthelme’s...

Truth in Advertising: A Novel

by John Kenney Touchstone (January 22, 2013)

“F. Scott Fitzgerald said that there are no second acts in American lives. I have no idea what that means but I believe that in quoting him I appear far more intelligent than I am. I don’t know about second...

The History of Us: A Novel

by Leah Stewart Touchstone (January 08, 2013)

From the critically acclaimed author of The Myth of You and Me, The History of Us is a heartrending story of love, loss, family, and the life you make in the path not taken.

Sometimes home is the hardest place...

Ghosts of Manhattan: A Novel

by Douglas Brunt Touchstone (October 02, 2012)

This instant New York Times bestseller offers a withering view of life on Wall Street from the perspective of an unhappy insider who is too hooked on the money to find a way out, even as his career is ruining...


by Ursula Hegi Touchstone (October 01, 2012)

Brilliantly stretching literary conventions, Ursula Hegi, author of the best-selling Stones from the River, creates a funny and original novel within a novel to explore the doubts, decisions, and "might-have-beens"...

The Color of Bee Larkham's Murder

by Sarah J. Harris Touchstone (June 12, 2018)

A boy with synesthesia—a condition that causes him to see colors when he hears sounds—tries to uncover what happened to his beautiful new neighbor—and if he was ultimately responsible in this “compelling...

Gods of Wood and Stone

by Mark Di Ionno Touchstone (July 17, 2018)

Two men from disparate worlds search for what constitutes a meaningful life in a searing portrait of honor and masculinity, sport and celebrity, marriage and parenthood in this “rough, tough, and thoughtful”...

The Life List of Adrian Mandrick

by Chris White Touchstone (April 17, 2018)

“With a birder’s eye for detail, White takes us on [Adrian Mandrick’s] painful, near death descent…[her] life-affirming conclusion reminds us that endangered species aren’t the only ones that need...

What Happened to Anna K.: A Novel

by Irina Reyn Touchstone (August 12, 2008)

A mesmerizing debut novel that reimagines Tolstoy's classic tragedy, Anna Karenina, for our time

Vivacious thirty-seven-year-old Anna K. is comfortably married to Alex, an older, prominent businessman from...

George and Lizzie: A Novel

by Nancy Pearl Touchstone (September 05, 2017)

From “America’s librarian” and NPR books commentator Nancy Pearl comes an emotional, “Anne-Tyler-esque” (Library Journal) debut novel about an unlikely marriage at a crossroads.

George and Lizzie are...

Point Clear

by Jennifer Paddock Touchstone (August 01, 2006)

Caroline Berry is lost at twenty-seven, living in New York -- not as the writer she once hoped to be but as an assistant at two part-time jobs. In an attempt to figure out a next step, she heads for Point Clear,...

Gotta Keep on Tryin'

by Virginia DeBerry & Donna Grant Touchstone (January 08, 2008)

From the bestselling authors of Tryin' to Sleep in the Bed You Made comes a heartwarming tale of how true friendship can overcome life's obstacles.

Gayle Saunders and Patricia Reid have been lifelong friends,...

Voodoo Lounge

by Christian Bauman Touchstone (August 30, 2005)

Tory Harris and Junior Davis were in love -- a fierce, drunk barracks love that finally exploded in deception and betrayal. When their paths cross again it is the opening days of the U.S. invasion of Haiti --...

The Second Mrs. Darcy

by Elizabeth Aston Touchstone (March 06, 2007)

The next adventure of the Darcy family from the author of Mr. Darcy's Daughters -- the story of a reluctant heiress who has been left a widow by Darcy's cousin Christopher.

It is a truth universally acknowledged...

The Best American Erotica 2005

by Susie Bright Touchstone (February 02, 2005)

Full of literary star power and with absolutely nothing out of bounds, these steamy short stories pack a wallop for every sexual taste.

Susie Bright is the fearless boundary crosser of contemporary erotica,...

Object of Virtue

by Nicholas B.A. Nicholson Touchstone (April 06, 2004)

A dazzling debut about the power of family and the pain of betrayal set within Manhattan's Fifth Avenue apartments, the opulent mansions of the new Moscow, and the pre-revolutionary palaces of Saint Petersburg....

The Best of Best American Erotica 2008

by Susie Bright Touchstone (January 08, 2008)

The best of the best

The hottest of the hot

To mark its fifteenth anniversary, the top-selling erotica series achieves a scorching new climax with a special edition showcasing standout stories from the entire...

America the Beautiful

by Moon Unit Zappa Touchstone (September 30, 2001)

America Throne is living the good life in L.A. Her career is sprouting, and she is in love -- with Jasper Husch, a sexy-sultry artist from San Fran. But just as soon as they've realized domestic bliss, Jasper...

The Best American Erotica 2007

by Susie Bright Touchstone (February 06, 2007)

Erotic Reading That Satisfies

Every Sexual Appetite

In the fourteenth edition of this seductive series, erotica's veterans and up-and-coming new writers join forces to explore how tantalizing crossing the so-called...

The Darcy Connection

by Elizabeth Aston Touchstone (March 04, 2008)

In The Darcy Connection, Mr. Collins of Pride and Prejudice is now the Bishop of Ripon, living with his wife, Charlotte, and their two daughters, who have reached marriageable age. The elder, another Charlotte,...


by Eugena Pilek Touchstone (July 05, 2005)

An exceptional debut novel lovingly probes the values of faith, family, community, and America's favorite pastime, baseball -- from a captivating new voice in contemporary fiction.

Cooperstown, New York, in...

Brass Ankle Blues

by Rachel M. Harper Touchstone (February 07, 2006)

"When I was seven I told my father that I wanted to grow up to be invisible." So begins this stunning debut novel.

As a young woman of mixed race, Nellie Kincaid is about to encounter the strange, unsettling...

A Sin and a Shame

by Victoria Christopher Murray Touchstone (May 30, 2006)

After fleeing Los Angeles when her attempt to break up her best friend's marriage fails, Jasmine is now a changed woman...and a Christian. She vows to attend church every Sunday, swears off married men, and...

Cleaning Nabokov's House

by Leslie Daniels Touchstone (March 01, 2011)

“I knew I could stay in this town when I found the blue enamel pot floating in the lake. The pot led me to the house, the house led me to the book, the book to the lawyer, the lawyer to the whorehouse, the...

Those Pearly Gates

by Julie Cannon Touchstone (September 13, 2005)

The heartwarming saga of Imo Lavender and her spirited family continues in a third installment of the beloved Homegrown series.

Life is moving on for Imogene Lavender, and reluctantly she leaves her farm in...

The Life You Longed For

by Maribeth Fischer Touchstone (March 06, 2007)

When every mother's worst nightmare becomes Grace's reality, she must examine her entire life -- from the wrong choices to the right mistakes.

Grace's son Jack is a miracle. At three years old, he's fighting...

Emilie's Voice

by Susanne Dunlap Touchstone (March 29, 2005)

Set against the backdrop of Paris and the court of Versailles, émilie's Voice introduces a young heroine of modest upbringing who possesses a special gift: the voice of an angel. When distinguished composer...

Hold Love Strong

by Matthew Aaron Goodman Touchstone (April 14, 2009)

In this poignant tale of self-discovery, a young man struggles to survive the New York City housing projects in the face of familial, communal, and personal devastation.

Born to a thirteen-year-old in the...

The Ice Beneath You

by Christian Bauman Touchstone (September 17, 2002)

Just as The Things They Carried and Catch-22 spoke to their generations with truth and dark humor, this brilliant first novel defines the experience of war for its era.

Benjamin Jones, twenty-three, discharged...

The Exploits & Adventures of Miss Alethea Darcy

by Elizabeth Aston Touchstone (March 01, 2005)

The Exploits & Adventures of Miss Alethea Darcy takes readers back into the imagined family of Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy. Their musical daughter Alethea makes a disastrous marriage to a man whose charming...

The Falling Nun

by Pamela Rafael Berkman Touchstone (November 01, 2007)

In this collection of twelve dazzling and sensual stories, Pamela Rafael Berkman explores the perplexities of contemporary life through the eyes of women searching for love, truth, and faith. In the title story,...

Esperanza's Box of Saints

by Maria Amparo Escandon Touchstone (December 21, 2010)

Esperanza's Box of Saints is a magical, humorous, and passion-filled odyssey about a beautiful young widow's search for her missing child -- a mission that takes her from a humble Mexican village to the rowdy...

Truelove & Homegrown Tomatoes

by Julie Cannon Touchstone (June 15, 2010)

When her beloved husband of forty-eight years dies, Imogene "Imo" Lavender takes solace in her tomato garden and finds her own life beginning to blossom. Raising two young women—her rebellious sixteen-year-old...

Cat's Meow

by Melissa de la Cruz & Kim DeMarco Touchstone (June 15, 2010)

Cat McAllister grew up as a Hollywood child star, spent her adolescence modeling in Japan, and now, as she celebrates her twenty-fifth birthday for the fourth time, she lives for velvet ropes, Moët & Chandon,...

Plain Language

by Barbara Wright Touchstone (November 01, 2007)

Virginia Mendenhall, a Quaker from North Carolina, is thirty-three years old when she travels to the arid plains of eastern Colorado in the mid-1930s to marry Alfred Bowen, ten years her senior. They have met...

Green Grass Grace

by Shawn McBride Touchstone (February 25, 2003)

Henry "Hank" Toohey, a thirteen-year-old altar boy, is an incessant smart-ass with a deep love of life...and other four-letter words. But with his foul mouth comes a heart of gold, and he's going to need it...

Floating in My Mother's Palm

by Ursula Hegi Touchstone (January 25, 2011)

Floating in My Mother's Palm is the compelling and mystical story of Hanna Malter, a young girl growing up in 1950's Burgdorf, the small German town Ursula Hegi so brilliantly brought to life in her bestselling...

One Foot in Love

by Bil Wright Touchstone (June 15, 2010)

Small in number yet formidable in spirit, the Leave Him and Live Sisterhood adopts a recent widow, challenging everything she knows about life and loving.

Rowtina Washington is devastated when her adoring husband,...

A Secret Word

by Jennifer Paddock Touchstone (March 23, 2004)

Jennifer Paddock's incandescent debut novel spans fifteen years in the lives of friends Leigh, Sarah, and Chandler, beginning one fateful day in high school that forever connects them. While Leigh remains stuck...

Jane Eyre

by Charlotte Brontë Touchstone (December 08, 2015)

A young governess falls in love with her reclusive employer in Charlotte Brontë’s classic coming-of-age novel. Featuring an exclusive foreword from Catherine Lowell and excerpt from her debut novel The Madwoman...

Kay's Lucky Coin Variety

by Ann Y. K. Choi Touchstone (May 03, 2016)

A bittersweet coming-of-age debut novel set in the Korean community in Toronto in the 1980s.

This haunting coming-of-age story, told through the eyes of a rebellious young girl, vividly captures the struggles...

This Was Not the Plan: A Novel

by Cristina Alger Touchstone (February 02, 2016)

From the New York Times bestselling author of Girls Like Us comes a “funny, bittersweet, and ultimately uplifting look” (Sarah Pekkanen) at fatherhood, love, and family life.

Charlie Goldwyn’s life hasn’t...


by Chris Belden Touchstone (September 29, 2015)

In this charming, clever, and darkly satiric novel set at a writers’ conference, one man finds himself caught in a whirlwind of literary pretention, a suspect in a criminal investigation, and hopelessly in...