Book List in Order:4 titles

  • Unhappily married to an abusive man with a big life insurance policy, Michelle Weeks thought she'd plotted out the perfect crime. But when her best-laid plans unravel and a nosy insurance agent shows up at her door, Michelle is forced to embark on a ...


  • John Lincoln is a book editor miserably ensconced at Pistakee, a dinky Chicago publisher. His overwhelming ambition is to flee the bland, over polite Midwest and land in New York -- where, he imagines, he’ll work with real writers; brandish success...


  • Every now and then, a small American town produces someone with such out-of-place talent that he seems to have come from a different world. In the 1960s hardscrabble town of Laroque, Wisconsin, seventeen-year-old Ginger Piper, a high school sports he...


  • Sixteen-year-old Martha Calhoun runs away from her home in Katydid, Illinois after a misunderstood incident with the nine-year-old boy she was babysitting and discovers a great deal about herself while on the road with a boy she does not even like...