- Location(s): Paris, San Francisco
- Genre(s): Fiction
- Era(s): Contemporary
From San Francisco to Paris, four talented trauma doctors are given a life-changing opportunity in this gripping medical drama by Danielle Steel. Bill Browning heads the trauma unit at San Francisco’s busiest emergency room. With his ex-wife and daughters...
- Location(s): San Francisco, Silicon Valley
- Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs
- Era(s): Contemporary
At twenty-five years old, Anna Wiener was beginning to tire of her assistant job in New York publishing. There was no room to grow, and the voyeuristic thrill of answering someone else’s phone had worn thin. Within a year...
- Location(s): Northern California
- Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
- Era(s): early 20th century
Three women. Three unprecedented dreams. One learns independence when she is widowed and must lead men. Another desires a career in a man’s field. The third wants only a traditional family—until her husband refuses to pay for their daughter’s...
- Location(s): California
- Genre(s): Children
- Era(s): 1941, WW2
The Newbery Award-winning author of Catherine, Called Birdy and The Midwife’s Apprentice tells a heartfelt and humorous story of WWII on the homefront. Millie McGonigle lives in sunny California, where her days are filled with beach and surf. It...
- Location(s): Glasgow, Los Angeles
- Genre(s): Psychological Thriller
- Era(s): Modn
ONLY ONE PERSON CAN SAVE YOU. AND HE WANTS YOU DEAD. The LAPD find a man dead at home. Nothing suggests foul-play but elements of the victim’s house show that something is deeply wrong. Meanwhile, in Glasgow, DI Rachel...
- Location(s): Desolation Wilderness
- Genre(s): Fiction, Thriller
- Era(s): Modern
It’s been a year since Billie Flanagan–a Berkeley mom with an enviable life–went on a solo hike in Desolation Wilderness and vanished from the trail. Her body was never found, just a shattered cellphone and a solitary hiking boot....
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