When Jack, an aspiring young thug, tangles with the wrong people he somehow gets an audition to work for the big-time mob. After he botches one of his first jobs he goes on the lam only to be captured, tortured and chained to a tree in a remote forest. Left to die with no food or water, Jack must use his wits to survive. Encountering predators both animal and human, Jack fights for his life. He wants to be a gangster, but at what cost?
Set during World War II, a story seen through the innocent eyes of Bruno, the eight-year-old son of the commandant at a concentration camp, whose forbidden friendship with a Jewish boy on the other side of the camp fence has startling and unexpected consequences.
Two veteran New York City detectives work to identify the possible connection between a recent murder and a case they believe they solved years ago; is there a serial killer on the loose, and did they perhaps put the wrong person behind bars?
When Bella Swan moves to a small town in the Pacific Northwest to live with her father, she starts school and meets the reclusive Edward Cullen, a mysterious classmate who reveals himself to be a 108-year-old vampire.
A young woman's quest for revenge against the people who kidnapped and tormented her as a child leads her and a friend, who is also a victim of child abuse, on a terrifying journey into a living hell of depravity.