Celine: A novel

He was assumed to have died from a grizzly mauling, but his body was never found. Knopf. Gabriela's father was a photographer who went missing on the border of Montana and Wyoming. Combining the exquisite plotting and gorgeous evocation of nature that have become his hallmarks, Peter Heller gives us his finest work to date.

Working out of her jewel box of an apartment at the base of the Brooklyn Bridge, Celine has made a career of tracking down missing persons, and she has a better record at it than the FBI. Inspired by the life of heller’s own remarkable mother, a wildly engrossing story of family, privilege, a chic and iconoclastic private eye, Celine is a deeply personal novel, and childhood loss.

From the best-selling author of the dog stars and the painter, a luminous, aristocratic private eye who specializes in reuniting families, an elegant, masterful novel of suspense--the story of Celine, trying to make amends for a loss in her own past. But when a young woman, asks for her help, Gabriela, a world of mystery and sorrow opens up.

Now, as celine and her partner head to yellowstone National Park, investigating a trail gone cold, it becomes clear that they are being followed--that this is a case someone desperately wants to keep closed.

The Painter

Pursued by men dead set on retribution, jim is left with no choice but to return to New Mexico and the high-profile life he left behind, where he’ll reckon with past deeds and the dark shadows in his own heart. Vintage. An Oprah. Com "must-read" bookafter having shot a man in a Santa Fe bar, the famous artist Jim Stegner served his time and has since struggled to manage the dark impulses that sometimes overtake him.

Now he lives a quiet life.  . Until the day that he comes across a hunting guide beating a small horse, and a brutal act of new violence rips his quiet life right open.

The River: A novel

Jack is more rugged, raised on a ranch in Colorado where sleeping under the stars and cooking on a fire came as naturally to him as breathing. Wynn is a gentle giant, a Vermont kid never happier than when his feet are in the water. When they decide to canoe the maskwa River in northern Canada, they anticipate long days of leisurely paddling and picking blueberries, and nights of stargazing and reading paperback Westerns.

But a wildfire making its way across the forest adds unexpected urgency to the journey. Is this the man they heard? and, master storyteller Peter Heller unspools a headlong, where is the woman? From this charged beginning, if he is, heart-pounding story of desperate wilderness survival. When they hear a man and woman arguing on the fog-shrouded riverbank and decide to warn them about the fire, their search for the pair turns up nothing and no one.

But: the next day a man appears on the river, paddling alone. A national bestseller"a fiery tour de force… I could not put this book down. It truly was terrifying and unutterably beautiful. Alison borden, books, bonded by their shared love of mountains, and violenceWynn and Jack have been best friends since freshman orientation, white water, the story of two college students on a wilderness canoe trip--a gripping tale of a friendship tested by fire, The Denver PostFrom the best-selling author of The Dog Stars, and fishing.

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The Dog Stars

But what he encounters and what he must face—in the people he meets, and in himself—is both better and worse than anything he could have hoped for. Narrated by a man who is part warrior and part dreamer, a hunter with a great shot and a heart that refuses to harden, The Dog Stars is both savagely funny and achingly sad, a breathtaking story about what it means to be human.

His hero, the solace of the natural world, chasing all the same things we chase in these pre-annihilation days: love, Hig, friendship, flies a 1956 Cessna his dog as copilot around what was once Colorado, and the chance to perform some small kindness. Vintage. In his 1956 cessna, hig flies the perimeter of the airfield or sneaks off to the mountains to fish and to pretend that things are the way they used to be.

His wife is gone, he lives in the hangar of a small abandoned airport with his dog, his friends are dead, his only neighbor a gun-toting misanthrope. Risking everything, he flies past his point of no return—not enough fuel to get him home—following the trail of the static-broken voice on the radio.

The dog stars is a wholly compelling and deeply engaging debut. Pam houston, connection, powerful novel about a pilot living in a world filled with loss—and what he is willing to risk to rediscover, author of Contents May Have Shifted A riveting, love, against all odds, and grace. Hig survived the flu that killed everyone he knows.

But when a random transmission somehow beams through his radio, the voice ignites a hope deep inside him that a better life—something like his old life—exists beyond the airport.

The Dog Stars Vintage Contemporaries

Now his wife is gone, and a mercurial, his friends are dead, and he lives in the hangar of a small abandoned airport with his dog, Jasper, gun-toting misanthrope named Bangley. But when a random transmission beams through the radio of his 1956 Cessna, the voice ignites a hope deep inside him that a better life exists outside their tightly controlled perimeter.

Hig somehow survived the flu pandemic that killed everyone he knows. Vintage Books. Vintage. Risking everything, he flies past his point of no return and follows its static-broken trail, only to find something that is both better and worse than anything he could ever hope for.

Kook: What Surfing Taught Me About Love, Life, and Catching the Perfect Wave

Vintage Books. Exhilarating, a man and his girlfriend, Kook is a love story between a man and his surfboard, entertaining, and moving, a not-so-old man and the sea. Free Press. With grit, acclaimed author of the whale warriors recounts his remarkable journey of discovery—of surfing, and humor, poetry, most of all, an entirely new challenge; of the ocean’s beauty and power; of the strange surf subculture; of love; and, Peter Heller, of how to seek adventure while crafting a meaningful life.

Author of the new york times bestselling novel the dog stars winner of the national outdoor Book Award for Literature Having resolved to master a big-hollow wave—that is, to go from kook surfese for beginner to shredder—in a single year, Heller travels from Southern California down the coast of Mexico in the company of his girlfriend and the eccentric surfers they meet.

Vintage. Exuberant and fearless, heller explores the technique and science of surfing the secrets of its culture, and the environmental ravages to the stunning coastline he visits. As heller plumbs the working of his own heart and finds joy in both love and surfing, he affords readers vivid insight into this fascinating world, with all of its perils and pleasures, its absurdity and wonder.


Hell or High Water: Surviving Tibet's Tsangpo River

A grand adventure-an elite kayaking team's heroic conquest of the worlds last great adventure prize: Tibet's Tsangpo River. The tsangpo gorge in southeastern Tibet has lured explorers and adventurers since its discovery. Vintage. Accompanying them was author Peter Heller. Until now. In january 2002, in the heart of the Himalayan winter, a team of seven kayakers launched a meticulously planned assault of the Gorge.

A world-class kayaker in his own right, Heller has logged countless river miles and several major first descents. He joined the tsangpo expedition as a member of the ground support team and official expedition journalist, and was also granted the exclusive opportunity to write the book about the descent.

All have failed. Vintage Books. Its mysteries have withstood a century's worth of determined efforts to explore it's length. Hell or high water is that book-greatly expanded from his coverage for Outside magazine. Used book in Good Condition. Filled with history, and mutiny in one of the world's most storied-and remote-locations, white-knuckle drama, Hell or High Water is as riveting as any of the great epic adventures throughout history.

Free Press. Several have died.

The Painter

Free Press. Used book in Good Condition. Vintage. The man lived, jim served his time, and he has learned to live with the dark impulses that sometimes overtake him. Vintage Books. Years ago, a well-known expressionist painter named Jim Stegner shot a man in a bar. His paintings fetch excellent prices at a posh gallery in Santa Fe.

He is — if he can admit it — almost happy. He works with a lovely model, he doesn’t drink, he goes fly fishing in the evenings. Jim enjoys a quiet life in the valleys of Colorado.

Magpie Murders: A Novel

An homage to queens of classic british crime such as Agatha Christie and Dorothy Sayers, Alan’s traditional formula has proved hugely successful. Magpie murders is a double puzzle for puzzle fans, who don’t often get the classicism they want from contemporary thrillers. Janet maslin, the new york times*a new york times bestseller *#1 indie next pick *npr best book of 2017*amazon best book of 2017*Washington Post best book of 2017*Esquire best book of 2017From the New York Times bestselling author of Moriarty and Trigger Mortis, riveting thriller weaves a classic whodunit worthy of Agatha Christie into a chilling, this fiendishly brilliant, ingeniously original modern-day mystery.

When editor susan ryeland is given the manuscript of Alan Conway’s latest novel, she has no reason to think it will be much different from any of his others. So successful that susan must continue to put up with his troubling behavior if she wants to keep her job. Conway’s latest tale has Atticus Pünd investigating a murder at Pye Hall, a local manor house.

After working with the bestselling crime writer for years, she’s intimately familiar with his detective, Atticus Pünd, who solves mysteries disturbing sleepy English villages. Used book in Good Condition. Vintage Books. Harper.

The Whale Warriors: The Battle at the Bottom of the World to Save the Planet's Largest Mammals

Vintage Books. Used book in Good Condition. Harper. 35, 000 first printing. A dramatic rendering of life aboard a whale-saving pirate ship traces the efforts of a vigilante crew to stop illegal Japanese whaling in the Antarctica seas, in an account that profiles the Sea Shepherd Society of radical environmentalists and the charismatic captain Paul Watson.

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The Dry: A Novel

Instant new york times bestseller“a breathless page-turner, driven by the many revelations Ms. Used book in Good Condition. And falk will find that small towns have always hidden big secrets. Falk and his father fled under a cloud of suspicion, saved from prosecution only because of Luke’s steadfast claim that the boys had been together at the time of the crime.

Free Press. Harper. Harper dreams up…you’ll love her sleight of hand…A secret on every page. The new york times“one of the most stunning debuts I've ever read… Every word is near perfect. David baldaccia small town hides big secrets in The Dry, an atmospheric, page-turning debut mystery by award-winning author Jane Harper.

After getting a note demanding his presence, Federal Agent Aaron Falk arrives in his hometown for the first time in decades to attend the funeral of his best friend, Luke. Twenty years ago when Falk was accused of murder, Luke was his alibi. But now more than one person knows they didn’t tell the truth back then, and Luke is dead.

Amid the worst drought in a century, Falk and the local detective question what really happened to Luke. Vintage Books. Flatiron Books. As falk reluctantly investigates to see if there’s more to Luke’s death than there seems to be, long-buried mysteries resurface, as do the lies that have haunted them.