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Night, neon : tales of mystery and suspense —Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938- author.

Presents nine tales of psyches pushed to their limits by the expectations of everyday life--from a woman who gets lost on her drive home to her plush suburban home and ends up breaking into a stranger's house, to a first...

Night-gaunts and other tales of suspense —Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938- author.

"The book opens with a woman, naked except for her high-heeled shoes, seated in front of the window in an apartment she cannot, on her own, afford. In this exquisitely tense narrative reimagining of Edward Hopper's Eleve...

Beautiful days : stories —Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938- author.

"A new collection of thirteen mesmerizing stories by American master Joyce Carol Oates, including the 2017 Pushcart Prize-winning "Undocumented Alien". The diverse stories of Beautiful Days explore the most secret, intim...

Cardiff, by the sea : four novellas of suspense —Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938- author.

"From one of the most important contemporary American writers, Cardiff, by the Sea is a bold, haunting collection of four previously unpublished novellas. Starting with the title novella-in which a romantic-minded young ...

Hazards of time travel —Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938- author.

An ingenious, dystopian novel of one young woman's resistance against the constraints of an oppressive society. Arresting and visionary, 'Hazards of Time Travel' is both a novel of harrowing discovery and an exquisitely ...

Breathe : a novel —Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938- author.

"Amid a starkly beautiful but uncanny landscape in New Mexico, a married couple from Cambridge, MA takes residency at a distinguished academic institute. When the husband is stricken with a mysterious illness, misdiagnos...

The new kitten —Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938- author.

Cherie, a beloved cat, becomes very jealous when Cleopatra, a kitten, comes to live with her family.

The man without a shadow —Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938- author.

While studying Elihu Hoopes, the most famous amnesiac in history, neuroscientist Margot Sharpe embarks on an illicit relationship with her subject.

The falls : a novel —Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938-

A haunting story of the powerful spell Niagara Falls casts upon two generations of a family, leading to tragedy, love, loss, and, ultimately, redemption. A man climbs over the railings and plunges into Niagara Falls. A n...

Blonde : a novel —Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938- author.

In one of her most ambitious works, Joyce Carol Oates reimagines the inner, poetic, and spiritual life of Norma Jean Baker -- the child, the woman, the fated celebrity -- in Norma Jeane's own voice. This most intimate po...

Smooth talk

The fifteen-year-old black sheep of her family whose summertime idyll of beach trips, mall hangouts, and innocent flirtations is shattered by an encounter with a mysterious stranger. Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at Sun...

The (other) you : stories —Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938- author.

Presents a collection of stories that explores the musings of a writer, a prisoner, a student, and others who consider how their lives might have unfolded differently had they made different choices.

Pursuit : a novel of suspense —Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938- author.

"As a child, Abby had the same recurring nightmare night after night, in which she wandered through a field ridden with human skulls and bones. Now an adult, Abby thinks she's outgrown her demons until, the evening befor...

Night-gaunts and other tales of suspense —Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938- author.
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"This gorgeously eerie collection of six stories explores the deepest entwining of lust and repulsion, creation and dissolution, Eros and Thanatos"-- Provided by publisher.

My life as a rat : a novel —Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938- author.

Violet Rue is the baby of the seven Kerrigan children and adores her big brothers. What's more, she knows that a family protects its own. To go outside the family-- to betray the family-- is unforgivable. So when she ove...

The best mystery stories of the year 2021

"Under the auspices of New York City's legendary mystery fiction specialty bookstore, The Mysterious Bookshop, and aided by Edgar Award-winning anthologist Otto Penzler, international bestseller Lee Child has selected th...

Cutting edge : new stories of mystery and crime by women writers

Joyce Carol Oates pulls out all the stops in this chilling female-centric noir collection featuring brand-new writing from Margaret Atwood, Aimee Bender, Edwidge Danticat, and more.

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