Three stories about the dark side of young love . . . “Counterflow:” young love blossoms in the trash-strewn shadow of an old bridge. Then, a boy is “On the Road to Find Out” where he belongs—a journey filled with violence and longing. “The Thunderhead and the Beast:” when a boy’s dream comes knocking at the door, it may just be a nightmare.
When Mom takes up with a fixer-upper, two kids find out what life with an honest-to-goodness outlaw is really all about: the loot.
Lee Child teams up with the International Thriller Writers for First Thrills, a showcase of many of the organization’s bestselling authors as well as rising stars in the genre.
Skin Kadash investigates vandalism at a Portland coffee shop with the help of Ruby Jane, and finds more than he bargained for.
A cynical and overprotective son tries to save his mother from her own good nature, with violent results.
Sometimes what we see in other people is only a dark reflection of ourselves.