By Wendy Tyson We stood in line for the vaporetto, four of two dozen tourists divided into two queues along the crowded dock. My twelve-year-old twins shifted from foot to foot, impatient to get going. The sun was blazing, the air was thick with the distinct Venetian scents of brackish seawater, warm bodies and aromatic delights wafting from nearby restaurants. We’d slept soundly the night before at a hotel near St. Mark’s Basilica, in a box-size room with impossibly high ceilings—the room had air conditioning, so no one complained—but it was day six of our self-designed seventeen-day European tour, and everyone was cranky from the heat. Suddenly, one of the ticket booths closed with a resounding thud. Those who had been waiting in that line more »
By Sandra Parshall Working in a loft at her New Hampshire home, Lisa Gardner reliably turns out a book a year for her eager readers. Charismatic characters and breathtaking plots that always have a little something extra—lessons in raising spiders, for example—have made her an internationally bestselling author with more than twenty-two million books in print in thirty countries. Lisa’s resume includes four romantic suspense novels written as Alicia Scott, the FBI profiler series featuring the Quincy family, four standalone thrillers, and seven novels and a novella in the Detective D.D. Warren series. THE NEIGHBOR was honored by ITW with the Thriller Award for Best Hardcover Novel and the Grand Prix des Lectrices de Elle, Prix du Policier in France. THE OTHER DAUGHTER received the more »
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