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by Jonathan Kellerman
Psychologist Dr. Alex Delaware meets emotionally fragile TV actress Zelda Chase when called upon to evaluate her five-year-old son. Years later, Alex is unexpectedly reunited with Zelda when she is involuntarily committed after a bizarre psychotic episode. Yet shortly after Zelda’s release, she is discovered dead on the grounds of a palatial Bel Air estate. As Alex struggles to piece together the brief rise and steep fall of a gorgeous, talented actress, he and Milo unveil shattered dreams, the corruption of a family, and a grotesque betrayal of innocence. Now available in mass market paperback.
Available at select branches for Php 440.
2. The Couple Next Door
by Shari Lapena
Anne and Marco Conti seem to have it all—a loving relationship, a wonderful home, and their beautiful baby, Cora. But one night when they are at a dinner party next door, a terrible crime is committed. Suspicion immediately focuses on the parents. But the truth is a much more complicated story. Inside the curtained house, an unsettling account of what actually happened unfolds. Detective Rasbach knows that the panicked couple is hiding something. Both Anne and Marco soon discover that the other is keeping secrets, secrets they’ve kept for years.
Available at select branches for Php 792.
3. The Euro: How a Common Currency Threatens the Future of Europe
by Joseph E. Stiglitz
Nobel Prize–winning economist and best-selling author Joseph E. Stiglitz dismantles the prevailing consensus around what ails Europe, demolishing the champions of austerity while offering a series of plans that can rescue the continent―and the world―from further devastation. With its lessons for globalization in a world economy ever more deeply connected, The Euro is urgent and essential reading.
Available at select branches for Php 1199.
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