In 1948, when he is 15, Trond spends a summer in the country with his father. The events - the accidental death of a child, his best friend's feelings of guilt and eventual disappearance, his father's decision to leave the family for another woman - will change his life forever. An adventure out stealing horses leaves Trond bruised and puzzled by his friend Jon's sudden breakdown. The tragedy which lies behind this scene becomes the catalyst for the two boys' families gradually to fall…
The Aviator’s Wife: A Novel Melanie Benjamin A fictional rendering of Anne Morrow Lindberg’s relationship with her husband, from her marriage to the Minnesota hero she always dreamed of to their baby’s kidnapping to philandering. --Stacy
Gone, Gone, Gone by Hannah Moskowitz. It's a year after 9/11. Meanwhile, Craig and Lio are just trying to make sense of their lives. Craig’s crushing on quiet, distant Lio, and preoccupied with what it meant when Lio kissed him...and if he’ll do it again. Lio feels most alive when he's with Craig. He forgets about his broken family, his dead brother, and the messed up world. But being with Craig means being vulnerable... and Lio will have to decide whether love is worth the risk.
The Death of Santini: The Story of a Father and His Son by Pat Conroy ($10.91) http://www.amazon.com/The-Death-of-Santini-The-Story-of-a-Father-and-His-Son/dp/B00CNQ7MJG%3FSubscriptionId%3D%26tag%3Dhpb4-20%26linkCode%3Dxm2%26camp%3D1789%26creative%3D390957%26creativeASIN%3DB00CNQ7MJG&rpid=bv1391704931/The_Death_of_Santini_The_Story_of_a_Father_and_His_Son
Determined to find justice for her mother, top NYPD Homicide Detective Nikki Heat continues to pursue the elusive former CIA station chief who ordered her execution over a decade ago. For the hunt, Nikki teams once again with her romantic partner, Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist Jameson Rook, and their quest for the old spy and the motive behind the past murder unearths an alarming terror plot, which is anything but ancient history. It is lethal. It is now.