Book List in Order:5 titles

  • Set in a much-diminished America called the Christian Protectorates, a poor country ravaged by coastal flooding, drought, and catastrophic social upheaval, the novel features 15-year-old Polly Lightfoot, a maiden witch of deep heritage and tender abi...


  • Every small town has its secrets. Onetime Boston homicide detective Hector Bellevance is married now and settled on the family farm with his pregnant wife, Wilma, and their strong-willed eleven-year-old daughter, Myra, happily spending his days ra...


  • In Don Bredes’s Cold Comfort, Hector Bellevance left Vermont for Harvard, graduated into a job with the Boston Police Department, made detective, married, divorced, accidentally shot his partner during a raid gone bad, and then returned to Vermont ...


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    Propelled by fine writing and full-blooded characters, Cold Comfort is an intricate tale of murder and passion set in a deceptively peaceful, rural American locale. Hector Bellevance has returned to his hometown in northern Vermont after a bruising t...


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    Sixteen-year-old Bernie Hergruter decides to return to Long Island, from which he has fled to seek his fortune in Ohio and where he must confront his school enemy, his academic standing, his girlfriends, his family, and himself...