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The Wicked City by Williams, Beatriz. The Wicked City

When she discovers her husband cheating, Ella Hawthorne impulsively moves out of their SoHo loft and into a small apartment in an old Greenwich Village building. Her surprisingly attractive new neighbor, Hector, warns her to stay out of the basement at night. Tenants have reported strange noises after midnight, laughter, clinking glasses, jazz piano, even though the space has been empty for decades. Back in the Roaring Twenties, the place hid a speakeasy. In 1924, Geneva 'Gin' Kelly, a smart-mou

Jan 20, 2017
Unpunished by Black, Lisa. Unpunished

Maggie Gardiner and Jack Renner form an uneasy partnership to solve a series of murders in this powerful new installment by the bestselling author of That Darkness.

Jan 20, 2017
Two Good Dogs by Wilson, Susan. Two Good Dogs

Single mom Skye Mitchell has sunk her last dime into a dream, owning the venerable, if run-down LakeView Hotel in the Berkshire Hills. It's here where she believes she'll give her fourteen-year-old daughter Cody a better life. But being an innkeeper is more challenging than she imagined, and Cody still manages to fall in with the wrong crowd. In addition, Cody is keeping an earth-shattering secret that she's terrified to reveal. The once loving, open girl has now become completely withdrawn, and

Jan 20, 2017
This is How It Always Is by Frankel, Laurie. This is How It Always Is

When Rosie and Penn and their four boys welcome the newest member of their family, no one is surprised it's another baby boy. At least their large, loving, chaotic family knows what to expect. But Claude is not like his brothers. One day he puts on a dress and refuses to take it off. He wants to bring a purse to kindergarten. He wants hair long enough to sit on. When he grows up, Claude says, he wants to be a girl.

Jan 20, 2017
The Telomere Effect by Blackburn, Dr. Elizabeth. The Telomere Effect

Groundbreaking book by the Nobel Prize Winner who discovered telomeres, telomerase, and their role in the aging process, and the psychologist who researched specific lifestyle habits to protect them and slow down disease and lengthen life.

Jan 20, 2017
Tears We Cannot Stop by Dyson, Michael Eric. Tears We Cannot Stop

Fifty years ago Malcolm X told a white woman who asked what she could do for the cause, 'Nothing'. Michael Eric Dyson believes he was wrong. Now he responds to that question. If society is to make real racial progress, people must face difficult truths, including being honest about how black grievance has been ignored, dismissed, or discounted.

Jan 20, 2017
The Spy Who Came in From the Cold by Le Carre, John. The Spy Who Came in From the Cold

Originally published in 1963, John le Carre's Cold War spy novel unfolds the story of British spy Alec Leamas and his epic fight against the Communist East (personified by Hans-Dieter Mundt of the East German Secret Service, Abteilung). Known for its complex plot and commentary on Western methods of espionage, The Spy Who Came in From the Cold captivates listeners as an enthralling game of wits played out in East Germany.

Jan 20, 2017
The seventh plague by Rollins, James, 1961- The seventh plague

Two years after vanishing into the Sudanese desert, the leader of a British archeological expedition, Professor Harold McCabe, comes stumbling out of the sands, frantic and delirious, but he dies before he can tell his story. The mystery deepens when an autopsy uncovers a bizarre corruption: someone had begun to mummify the professor's body--while he was still alive. His strange remains are returned to London for further study, when alarming news arrives from Egypt. The medical team who had perf

Jan 20, 2017
Scenes from Village Life. by Oz, Amos. Scenes from Village Life.

Strange things are happening in Tel Ilan, a century-old pioneer village. A disgruntled retired politician complains to his daughter that he hears the sound of digging at night. Could it be their tenant, that young Arab? But then the young Arab hears the digging sounds too. Where has the mayor's wife gone, vanished without a trace, her note saying "Don't worry about me"? Around the village, the veneer of new wealth--gourmet restaurants, art galleries, a winery--barely conceals the scars of war an

Jan 20, 2017
Rusty Puppy by Lansdale, Joe R.. Rusty Puppy

While Hap, a former '60s activist and self-proclaimed white trash rebel, is recovering from a life-threatening stab wound, Louise Elton comes into Hap and Leonard's PI office to tell him that the police have killed her son, Jamar. Months earlier, a bully cop pulled over and sexually harassed Jamar's sister, Charm. The officer followed Charm over the course of the next couple of months, leading Jamar to videotape and take notes on the cop and his partner. The next thing Louise hears, Jamar got in

Jan 20, 2017
Perfume River - a novel by Butler, Robert Olen. Perfume River - a novel

Robert Quinlan is a seventy-year-old historian teaching at Florida State University, where his wife Darla is also tenured. Their marriage, forged in the fervor of anti-Vietnam War protests, now bears the fractures of time, both personal and historical, with the couple trapped in an existence of morning coffee and solitary jogging and separate offices. For Robert and Darla, the cracks remain under the surface, whereas the divisions in Robert's own family are more apparent: he has almost no relati

Jan 20, 2017
Penric and the Shaman - A Novella in the World of the Five Gods. by Bujold, Lois McMaster. Penric and the Shaman - A Novella in the World of the Five Gods.

In this novella set in the World of the Five Gods and four years after the events in Penric's Demon, Penric is a divine of the Bastard's Order as well as a sorcerer and scholar, living in the palace where the Princess-Archdivine holds court. His scholarly work is interrupted when the Archdivine agrees to send Penric, in his role as sorcerer, to accompany a "Locator" of the Father's Order, assigned to capture Inglis, a runaway shaman charged with the murder of his best friend. However, the situat

Jan 20, 2017
My Life, My Love, My Legacy by King, Coretta Scott. My Life, My Love, My Legacy

The life story of Coretta Scott King told in her own words.

Jan 20, 2017
Middlesex by Eugenides, Jeffrey. Middlesex

Calliope Stephanides, who has never felt like one of the girls, begins her first foray into love in the spring of 1974 in Gross Pointe, Michigan. During this romance, she and her chain-smoking lover discover that she's a hermaphrodite. Shaken and confused, Calliope investigates her family history and genetics, ultimately uncovering a shocking family secret and consequently commencing a wondrous transformation.

Jan 20, 2017
Merrow by Braxton-Smith, Ananda, author. Merrow

In this breathless and beautifully crafted tale, twelve-year-old Neen Marrey must separate town gossip from local lore to learn the truth about her mother, and herself.

Jan 20, 2017
Loving Eleanor by Wittig Albert, Susan. Loving Eleanor

When AP political reporter Lorena Hickok, 'Hick', is assigned to cover Eleanor Roosevelt in the 1932 campaign, the two women become deeply involved. Their relationship begins with mutual romantic passion, matures through stormy periods of enforced separation and competing interests, and warms into an enduring, encompassing friendship documented by 3,300 letters.

Jan 20, 2017
Lady Claire is all that by Rodale, Maya, author. Lady Claire is all that

Claire Cavendish is in search of a duke, but not for the usual reasons. The man she seeks is a mathematician; the man she unwittingly finds is Lord Fox: dynamic, athletic, and as bored by the equations Claire adores as she is by the social whirl upon which he thrives. As attractive as Fox is, he's of no use to Claire, or is he?

Jan 20, 2017
Kept by Banks, Maya. Kept

A horrific childhood has made Silas the man he is today: dangerous, distrustful and demanding. He's lived in self-imposed solitude, convinced that no woman could ever accept his need for absolute control-in business and pleasure. That is, until a young violinist walks into one of his buildings and into his life.

Jan 20, 2017
Jungle tales of Tarzan by Burroughs, Edgar Rice, 1875-1950. Jungle tales of Tarzan

In this collection of 12 short stories, Burroughs returns to Tarzan's early years providing new depth and detail to the Lord of the Jungle, during his time among the great apes. Having learned to read from his father's books, Tarzan seeks to apply his knowledge to the world around him and to learn more about life, death, dreams, God, love, and friendship. Tarzan challenges his best friend Taug, in a fight to the death, but then risks his life to save him; he has nightmares after eating rancid el

Jan 20, 2017
A House Full of Females by Ulrich, Laurel Thatcher. A House Full of Females

A stunning and sure-to-be controversial book that pieces together, through more than two dozen nineteenth-century diaries, letters, albums, minute-books, and quilts left by first-generation Latter-day Saints, or Mormons, the never-before-told story of the earliest days of the women of Mormon 'plural marriage,' whose right to vote in the state of Utah was given to them by a Mormon-dominated legislature as an outgrowth of polygamy in 1870, fifty years ahead of the vote nationally ratified by Congr

Jan 20, 2017
History of wolves by Fridlund, Emily History of wolves

Jan 20, 2017
Hidden - a Mitchum story by Patterson, James, 1947- author. Hidden - a Mitchum story

Rejected by the Navy SEALs, Mitchum is content to be his small town's unofficial private eye, until his beloved fourteen-year-old cousin is abducted. Now he'll call on every lethal skill to track her down. But nothing is what it seems.

Jan 20, 2017
Her Secret by Gray, Shelley Shepard. Her Secret

After a stalker went too far, Hannah Hilty and her family had no choice but to leave the bustling Amish community where she grew up. Now she's getting a fresh start in Hart County, Kentucky, if only she wasn't too scared to take it. Hannah has become afraid to trust anyone, even Isaac, the friendly Amish man who lives next door. She wonders if she'll ever return to the trusting, easy-going woman she once was. For Isaac Troyer, the beautiful girl he teasingly called 'The Recluse' confuses him lik

Jan 20, 2017
The Girl in the Garden by Wallace, Melanie. The Girl in the Garden

When June arrives on the coast of New England, baby in arms, an untrustworthy man by her side, Mabel, who rents them a cabin, senses trouble. A few days later, the girl and her child are abandoned. June is soon placed with Mabel's friend, Iris, in town, and her life becomes entwined with a number of locals who have known one another for decades: a wealthy recluse with a tragic past; a widow in mourning; a forsaken daughter returning for the first time in years, with a stranger in tow; a lawyer,

Jan 20, 2017
Four weddings and a sixpence - an anthology by Four weddings and a sixpence - an anthology

Four friends from Mrs. Rochambeaux's Gentle School for Girls who find an old sixpence in their bedchamber and decide that it will be the lucky coin for each of their weddings.

Jan 20, 2017
The fiery trial - tales from the Shadowhunter Academy by Clare, Cassandra, author. The fiery trial - tales from the Shadowhunter Academy

Simon and Clary act as witnesses to the parabatai ceremony of Emma Carstairs and Julian Blackthorn...and discuss their own parabatai plans in this precursor to The Dark Artifices.

Jan 20, 2017
Fatal - a novel by Lescroart, John T. Fatal - a novel

Kate loves her life. At forty-four, she's happily married to her kind husband, Ron, blessed with two wonderful children, and has a beautiful home in San Francisco. Everything changes, however, when she and Ron attend a dinner party and meet another couple, Peter and Jill. Kate and Peter only exchange a few pleasant words but that night, in bed with her husband, Kate is suddenly overcome with a burning desire for Peter. What begins as an innocent crush soon develops into a dangerous obsession and

Jan 20, 2017
Every man dies alone by Fallada, Han Every man dies alone

Jan 20, 2017
The Dragon Behind the Glass by Voigt, Emily. The Dragon Behind the Glass

A riveting journey into the bizarre world of the Asian arowana or dragon fish, the world's most expensive aquarium fish reveals a surprising history with profound implications for the future of wild animals and human beings alike.

Jan 20, 2017
Death's mistress by Goodkind, Terry, author. Death's mistress

One-time lieutenant of the evil Emperor Jagang, the deadly Nicci, captured Richard Rahl in order to convince him that the Imperial Order stood for the greater good. But it was Richard who converted Nicci instead, and for years thereafter she served Richard and Kahlan as one of their closest friends, and one of their most lethal defenders. Now, with the reign of Richard and Kahlan finally stabilized, Nicci has set out on her own for new adventures. Her first job being to keep the unworldly prophe

Jan 20, 2017
Clownfish blues by Dorsey, Tim, author. Clownfish blues

With Coleman riding shotgun, Serge is rolling down the highway of his dreams in a vintage silver convertible Corvette just like the snazzy car Martin Milner drove. It doesn't matter that the actual Route 66 didn't pass through Florida, for Serge discovers that a dozen episodes near the series' end were filmed in his beloved home state. So for Serge and the always toked and stoked Coleman, the Sunshine State is all the road they need to get their kicks. But their adventure traveling the byways of

Jan 20, 2017
Christmas days - 12 stories and 12 feasts for 12 days by Winterson, Jeanette, 1959- author, narrator. Christmas days - 12 stories and 12 feasts for 12 days

A collection of stories that Winterson has written annually at Christmas includes tales of trees with magical powers, a tinsel baby that talks, flying dogs, philosophical fairies, and a haunted house. Each story is followed by a recipe.

Jan 20, 2017
Assault and beret by McKinlay, Jenn, author. Assault and beret

William Graham is not only handsome and charming, but he also has a glamorous job as an insurance investigator who works with priceless pieces of art, most recently a small Renoir that has been discovered in a junk shop. But when both Will and the masterpiece suddenly disappear, it's up to the ladies from London to follow the trail of clues.

Jan 20, 2017
The wolf road - a novel by Lewis, Beth, 1986- The wolf road - a novel

Taught to hunt, shoot, and survive in the remote wilds of a ravaged land by the man who adopted her after finding her wandering in the woods as a young child, Elka reflects on the catastrophic events that destroyed civilization more than a century earlier before gradually realizing that her father may be a serial killer.

Jan 19, 2017
Without Warning by Rosenberg, Joel C.. Without Warning

As he prepares to deliver the State of the Union address, the president of the United States is convinced the Islamic State is on the run, about to be crushed by American forces once and for all. But New York Times foreign correspondent J. B. Collins tells the president he's dead wrong. With the Middle East on fire, the Israeli prime minister dead, and Amman in ruins, Collins fears a catastrophic attack inside the American homeland is imminent. He argues that only an all-out manhunt to capture o

Jan 19, 2017
White Hot by Andrews, Ilona. White Hot

Nevada Baylor has a unique and secret skill, she knows when people are lying, and she's used that magic, along with plain, hard work, to keep her colorful and close-knit family's detective agency afloat. But her new case pits her against the shadowy forces that almost destroyed the city of Houston once before, bringing Nevada back into contact with Connor 'Mad' Rogan. Rogan is a billionaire Prime, the highest rank of magic user, and as unreadable as ever, despite Nevada's 'talent'. But there's n

Jan 19, 2017
Waves of mercy by Austin, Lynn N., author. Waves of mercy

Geesje de Jonge crossed the ocean at age seventeen with her parents and a small group of immigrants from the Netherlands to settle in the Michigan wilderness. Fifty years later, in 1897, she's asked to write a memoir of her early experiences as the town celebrates its anniversary. Reluctantly at first, she soon uncovers memories and emotions hidden all these years, including the story of her one true love. At the nearby Hotel Ottawa Resort, 23-year-old Anna Nicholson is trying to recover from a

Jan 19, 2017
Wait for Dark by Hooper, Kay. Wait for Dark

In Clarity, North Carolina, the residents have fallen victim to an unfortunate series of events. Seemingly random accidents have taken the lives of several citizens in the small mountain town. But these deadly coincidences are anything but. Something is on the hunt in Clarity, and the only clue as to what is a cryptic note given to the victims 24 hours before they meet their ends. Sheriff Mal Gordon knows how to handle his town, but he has no idea how to handle this. Hollis Templeton and her tea

Jan 19, 2017
Treasured Grace by Peterson, Tracie Treasured Grace

Jan 19, 2017
Traces of guilt by Henderson, Dee. Traces of guilt

Gabriel Thane is the sheriff and lifetime resident of Carin County Illinois, committed to upholding the law and keeping the residents safe. Lieutenant Evie Blackwell is a State Police Detective skilled at investigations. She launches a new task force to reexamine unsolved crimes across the state. She begins work with the sheriff's department on a few of its most troubling missing-persons cases, a deputy, his wife and eleven-year old son's disappearance, and in an unrelated case involving a six-y

Jan 19, 2017
Total French- revised by Total French- revised

Jan 19, 2017
Tooth & nail by Rankin, Ian Tooth & nail

Jan 19, 2017
This Life I Live by Feek, Rory. This Life I Live

Joey and Rory Feek were enjoying a steadily growing fan base in country music when Joey was diagnosed unexpectedly with a rapidly spreading cancer. This vibrant and beautiful young woman would soon be on a unique journey for which no one is ever fully prepared. Her husband, Rory, and children, Heidi, Hopie, and Indiana, were beside her each step of the way. Rory, a prolific songwriter, entrepreneur, farmer, and overall tender man, has seen God bless his life in countless unexpected ways and had

Jan 19, 2017
Star Wars - Empire's End by Wendig, Chuck. Star Wars - Empire's End

Following Star Wars: Aftermath and Star Wars: Life Debt, Chuck Wendig delivers the exhilarating conclusion to the New York Times best selling trilogy set in the years between Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens.

Jan 19, 2017
Sinful Scottish Laird by London, Julia. Sinful Scottish Laird

Widowed and forced to remarry in three years' time or forfeit her son's inheritance, Daisy Bristol, Lady Chatwick, has plenty of suitors vying for her hand, and her fortune. A letter from a long lost love sends Daisy and her young son to her Scottish Highland estate to buy time for his return. Along the way she encounters the powerful Cailean Mackenzie, laird of Arrandale and a notorious smuggler, and she is utterly, and unwillingly, bewitched.

Jan 19, 2017
The Shut-In by Patterson, James. The Shut-In

Confined to a studio apartment, Tricia Celano watches the outside world through a flying drone. When her high-tech toy records a vicious murder, she's determined to track down the killer, a killer who knows she's being watched.

Jan 19, 2017
Shepherds abiding - with Esther's gift and the Mitford snowmen by Karon, Jan, 1937- Shepherds abiding - with Esther's gift and the Mitford snowmen

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Jan 19, 2017
Same Kind of Different As Me by Hall, Ron. Same Kind of Different As Me

A dangerous, homeless drifter who grew up picking cotton in virtual slavery. An upscale art dealer accustomed to the world of Armani and Chanel. A gutsy woman with a stubborn dream. Gritty with pain and betrayal and brutality, this true story also shines with an unexpected, life-changing love.

Jan 19, 2017
Roughing it by Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. Roughing it

Two American originals, Mark Twain and the West, come together in this documentary of the author's seven-year "pleasure trip" to the silver mines of Nevada. Twain had originally planned the trip to be a three-month "vacation;" not surprisingly for someone of Twain's temperament, the trip lasted seven years. His journey, like his book, has a way of taking ever-unexpected turns.

Jan 19, 2017
Pikoe most poison by Childs, Laura Pikoe most poison

Jan 19, 2017
Norse Mythology by Gaiman, Neil. Norse Mythology

Introducing an instant classic, master storyteller Neil Gaiman presents a dazzling version of the great Norse myths.

Jan 19, 2017
Never Let You Go by Stevens, Chevy. Never Let You Go

Lindsey Nash is starting over with her new life after leaving her abusive ex-husband who was sent to jail. She has her own business and is raising her teenage daughter who needs her now more than ever. There is no way he can ever find her and her daughter again. But she gets the sense that someone is watching her, tracking her every move. Her new boyfriend is threatened. Her home is invaded. Even her daughter is shadowed. Lindsey is convinced it's her ex-husband, even though he claims he is a di

Jan 19, 2017
Most Dangerous Place by Grippando, James. Most Dangerous Place

According to the FBI, the most dangerous place for a woman between the ages of twenty and thirty is in a relationship with a man. Those statistics become all too personal when Jack Swyteck takes on a new client tied to his past. It begins at the airport, where Jack is waiting to meet his old high school buddy, Keith Ingraham, a high-powered banker based in Hong Kong, coming to Miami for his young daughter's surgery. But their long-awaited reunion is abruptly derailed when the police arrest Keith

Jan 19, 2017
A Million Little Things by Mallery, Susan. A Million Little Things

From the best selling author of The Girls of Mischief Bay and The Friends We Keep comes a twisty tale of family dynamics that explores what can go terribly, hysterically wrong when the line between friendship and family blurs.

Jan 19, 2017
The Lost City of the Monkey God by Preston, Douglas. The Lost City of the Monkey God

Since the days of conquistador Herna´n Corte´s, rumors have circulated about a lost city of immense wealth hidden somewhere in the Honduran interior, called the White City or the Lost City of the Monkey God. Indigenous tribes speak of ancestors who fled there to escape the Spanish invaders, and they warn that anyone who enters this sacred city will fall ill and die. In 1940, swashbuckling journalist Theodore Morde returned from the rainforest with hundreds of artifacts and an electrifying story

Jan 19, 2017
The Little Book of Hygge by Wiking, Meik. The Little Book of Hygge

Become happier with this definitive guide to the Danish philosophy of comfort, togetherness, and well-being.

Jan 19, 2017
Juror #3 by Patterson, James. Juror #3

Struggling young attorney Ruby Bozarth has landed the murder case of a lifetime. Her gut says he's innocent, but only a jury can decide. And this jury has a secret.

Jan 19, 2017
Judas by Oz, Amos. Judas

Shmuel Ash, a biblical scholar, is adrift in his young life when he finds work as a caregiver for a brilliant but cantankerous old man named Gershom Wald. There is, however, a third, mysterious presence in his new home. Atalia Abarbanel, the daughter of a deceased Zionist leader, a beautiful woman in her forties, entrances young Shmuel even as she keeps him at a distance. Piece by piece, the old Jerusalem stone house, haunted by tragic history and now home to the three misfits and their intricat

Jan 19, 2017
Innkeeper of Ivy Hill by Klassen, Julie Innkeeper of Ivy Hill

Jan 19, 2017
In This Grave Hour by Winspear, Jacqueline. In This Grave Hour

Jan 19, 2017
I Liked My Life by Fabiaschi, Abby. I Liked My Life

Maddy is a devoted stay-at-home wife and mother, host of excellent parties, giver of thoughtful gifts, and bestower of a searingly perceptive piece of advice or two. She is the cornerstone of her family, a true matriarch, until she commits suicide, leaving her husband Brady and teenage daughter Eve heartbroken and reeling, wondering what happened. How could the exuberant, exacting woman they loved disappear so abruptly, seemingly without reason, from their lives? How they can possibly continue w

Jan 19, 2017
Hope in the dark by Solnit, Rebecca Hope in the dark

Jan 19, 2017
The Handmaid's Tale by Atwood, Margaret. The Handmaid's Tale

Margaret Atwood presents a chilling dystopic novel set in the Republic of Gilead, formerly the United States, after a radical theocratic revolution. In a time of declining birthrates, fertile women are dispersed to high-ranking white men as baby-making handmaids. If a handmaid cannot reproduce, she is exiled to the Colonies, an uber-polluted wasteland. One of these handmaids, Offred, not only remembers her life before the revolution, but is determined to reclaim it.

Jan 19, 2017
The Final Day by Forstchen, William R.. The Final Day

After defeating the designs of the alleged federal government, John Matherson and his community have returned their attention to restoring the technologies and social order that existed prior to the EMP attack. Then the government announces that it's ceding large portions of the country to China and New Mexico. The Constitution is no longer in effect, and what's left of the US Army has been deployed to suppress rebellion in the remaining states. The man sent to suppress John is General Bob Scale

Jan 19, 2017
Escape From Five Shadows by Leonard, Elmore. Escape From Five Shadows

Corey Bowen is an innocent man. Wrongly convicted, and imprisoned in the brutal labor camp at Five Shadows run by a sadistic embezzler willing to kill to keep his scheme running, Bowen is determined to break out or die trying. The trackers have already caught him once, dragged him back through the mesquite and rocks, and beat him bloody and near dead after his last attempt. But this time he'll have help, from a lady with murder on her mind and a debt to pay back. They say that breaking out of Fi

Jan 19, 2017
Eileen by Moshfegh, Ottesse Eileen

Jan 19, 2017
The Devil's Triangle by Coulter, Catherine. The Devil's Triangle

Kitsune has stolen an incredible artifact from the Topkapi Museum in Istanbul, and now the client wants her dead. She has a warning for Nick and Mike: she's overheard talk that a devastating Gobi desert sandstorm that's killed thousands in Beijing isn't a natural phenomenon, rather is produced by man. The Covert Eyes team heads to Venice, Italy, to find out the truth.

Jan 19, 2017
Devil in Spring by Kleypas, Lisa. Devil in Spring

New York Times best selling author Lisa Kleypas combines the worlds of the Wallflowers with Marrying Winterborne in this irresistible story of how Sebastian's son Gabriel, Lord St. Vincent, meets his match in the eccentric and headstrong Lady Pandora.

Jan 19, 2017
Dangerous ladies affair by Muller, Marcia Dangerous ladies affair

Jan 19, 2017
Dangerous Games by Steel, Danielle. Dangerous Games

Television correspondent Alix Phillips dodges bullets and breaks rules to bring the most important news to the world-from riots in America to protests on the streets of Tehran. With her daughter in college, and working alongside cameraman Ben Chapman, a deeply private ex-Navy SEAL, Alix revels in the risks and whirlwind pace of her work. But her latest assignment puts her at the center of an explosive story that will reshape many lives, including her own: investigating damning allegations involv

Jan 19, 2017
The Danger of Desire by Jeffries, Sabrina. The Danger of Desire

When Warren Corry threatens to reveal Delia Trevor's secret, she's determined to keep him from ruining her plans, even if it means playing a cat and mouse game with the enigmatic rakehell. Warren knows the danger of her game, and he refuses to watch her lose everything while gaining justice for her late brother. When she starts to delve beneath his carefully crafted facade, can he keep her at arm's length while still protecting her?

Jan 19, 2017
A Christmas message - a novel by Perry, Anne, author. A Christmas message - a novel

When Victor Narraway and his new wife, Lady Vespasia, travel to Jerusalem for a Christmas holiday in 1900, an old man leaves a mysterious envelope for Narraway--and is murdered soon after. Armed only with the instructions from the message, they set out on a journey through the Holy Land, while their unknown enemy pursues them.

Jan 19, 2017
Caraval by Garber, Stephanie. Caraval

Scarlett has never left the tiny island where she and her beloved sister, Tella, live with their powerful and cruel father. Now Scarlett's father has arranged a marriage for her, and Scarlett thinks her dreams of seeing Caraval, the far-away, once-a-year performance where the audience participates in the show, are over. But this year, Scarlett's long-awaited invitation finally arrives. With the help of a mysterious sailor, Tella whisks Scarlett away to the show. Only, as soon as they arrive, Tel

Jan 19, 2017
Bone Box by Kellerman, Faye. Bone Box

Rina Lazarus makes a shocking discovery in the woods of her upstate New York community that leads her husband, police detective Peter Decker, through a series of gruesome, decades-old unsolved murders, pointing to a diabolical serial killer who's been hiding in plain sight.

Jan 19, 2017
Banana Cream Pie Murder by Fluke, Joanne. Banana Cream Pie Murder

A romantic seven-day cruise is the perfect start to bakery owner Hannah Swensen's marriage. However, with a murder mystery heating up in Lake Eden, Minnesota, it seems the newlywed's homecoming won't be as sweet as she anticipated. After an extravagant honeymoon, Hannah's eager to settle down in Lake Eden and turn domestic daydreams into reality. But when her mother's neighbor is discovered murdered in the condo downstairs, reality becomes a nightmarish investigation. Victoria Bascomb, once a re

Jan 19, 2017
The amateurs by Shepard, Sara, 1977- The amateurs

Four teens who met on an online cold-case solving forum attempt to solve another teen's murder.

Jan 19, 2017
16th Seduction by Patterson, James. 16th Seduction

Fifteen months ago, Detective Lindsay Boxer's life was perfect. She had a beautiful child and a doting husband, Joe, who helped her catch a criminal who'd brazenly detonated a bomb in downtown San Francisco, killing twelve people. But Joe wasn't everything that Lindsay thought he was, and she's still reeling from the betrayal as a wave of mysterious, and possibly unnatural, heart attacks claim seemingly unrelated victims across San Francisco. As if that weren't enough, the bomber that she and Jo

Jan 19, 2017
The north water - a novel by McGuire, Ian, author. The north water - a novel

The Volunteer, a nineteenth-century Yorkshire whaling ship, becomes the stage for a confrontation between brutal harpooner Henry Drax and ex-army surgeon Patrick Sumner, the ship's medic, during a violent, ill-fated voyage to the Arctic.

Jan 18, 2017
Never never by Patterson, James, 1947- author. Never never

When Sydney police department sex crimes detective Harriet Blue is called into her boss's office, she can't imagine it could be to tell her that her brother is the prime suspect in the brutal murders of three women. Shocked and in denial, Harry is transferred to Perth to avoid the media exposure this case will attract. Harry is sent into the outback--the never never--to investigate the disappearance of mine worker Danny Carter. The mining town is a seedy place, full of money and immoral ways to

Jan 18, 2017
It happened in Scotland by Griffin, Patience, author. It happened in Scotland

After pulling herself out of a three-year fog of grief over the loss of her husband, Joe, Rachel is bringing their five-year-old daughter to see his hometown of Gandiegow and visit with his grandfather. But Rachel wasn't planning on running into Joe's cousin, the man who made her have second thoughts at the altar.

Jan 18, 2017
A Highland Christmas by Beaton, M. C., author. A Highland Christmas

In the dark, wintry highlands of Lochdubh, Scotland, where the local Calvinist element resists the secular trimmings of Christmas, the spirit of old Saint Nick is about as welcome as a flat tire on a deserted road. Nor is crime taking a holiday, as Constable Hamish Macbeth soon finds himself protecting an unhappy girl, unlocking the secrets of a frightened old woman, and retrieving some stolen holiday goods. Now the lanky lawman must use all his Highland charm and detective skills to make things

Jan 18, 2017
Death of an outsider by Beaton, M. C. Death of an outsider

The most hated man in the harshest town in Scotland has been dumped into a tank filled with crustaceans and all that's left is his bones. The whole affair quickly lands on the plate of Constable Hamish Macbeth. Before he can head back home he has to contend with a detective chief inspector who wants the murder hushed up, a dark-haired lassie who is out to seduce him, and a killer who has made mincemeat of his last victim-and will no doubt strike again.

Jan 18, 2017
Blood vow by Ward, J. R., 1969- Blood vow

Isolated from his fellow Black Dagger Brotherhood recruits by a personal tragedy, talented fighter Axe is assigned to protect an alluring aristocratic woman, Elise, who seeks the truth about a cousin's murder.

Jan 18, 2017
Against empathy - the case for rational compassion by Bloom, Paul, 1963- author. Against empathy - the case for rational compassion

Based on groundbreaking scientific findings, Paul Bloom makes the case that some of the worst decisions that individuals and nations make, from who to give money to, when to go to war, how to respond to climate change, and who to put in prison, are too often motivated by honest, yet misplaced, emotions. With clear and witty prose, Bloom demonstrates how empathy distorts judgment in every aspect of life, from philanthropy and charity to the justice system; from culture and education to foreign po

Jan 18, 2017
Wyoming brave by Palmer, Diana. Wyoming brave

Ren Colter may own an enormous ranch in Wyoming, but he scorns his wealth. He's closed himself off since his fiance´e left him years ago, so he's shocked when he allows Meredith Grayling to stay with him. He tells himself it's only to protect the blonde beauty from a stalker, but Ren's alpha instincts soon kick in. The last thing Merrie wants is a devastatingly handsome man like Ren lurking around her. He's too experienced, too appealing for her already shot nerves. What she needs is just to get

Jan 17, 2017
The witch's vacuum cleaner and other stories by Pratchett, Terry, author. The witch's vacuum cleaner and other stories

The second fabulously funny short story collection from the late acclaimed storyteller Terry Pratchett. New Pratchett fans will find wonder, mayhem, sorcery, and delight, and loyal listeners will recognize the seeds of ideas that went on to influence his most beloved tales later in life.

Jan 17, 2017
The subtle art of not giving a f*ck - a counterintuitive approach to living a good life by Manson, Mark, author. The subtle art of not giving a f*ck - a counterintuitive approach to living a good life

There are only so many things people can care about so they need to figure out which ones really matter, Manson makes clear. While money is nice, caring about what listeners do with their life is better, because true wealth is about experience. A much needed moment of real talk, filled with entertaining stories and profane, ruthless humor, this is a refreshing slap for a generation to help them lead contented, grounded lives.

Jan 17, 2017
The river at night by Ferencik, Erica, author. The river at night

Winifred Allen needs a vacation. Stifled by a soul-crushing job, devastated by the death of her beloved brother, and lonely after the end of a fifteen-year marriage, Wini is feeling vulnerable. So when her three best friends insist on a high-octane getaway for their annual girls' trip, she signs on, despite her misgivings. What starts out as an invigorating hiking and rafting excursion in the remote Allagash Wilderness soon becomes an all-too-real nightmare: A freak accident leaves the women str

Jan 17, 2017
The ripper's shadow - a Victorian mystery by Rowland, Laura Joh, author. The ripper's shadow - a Victorian mystery

"Miss Sarah Bain, a photographer in Whitechapel, is an independent woman with dark secrets. In the privacy of her studio, she supplements her meager income by taking illicit “boudoir photographs” of the town's local ladies of the night. But when two of her models are found gruesomely murdered within weeks of one another, Sarah begins to suspect it's more than mere coincidence. Teamed with a motley crew of friends--including a street urchin, a gay aristocrat, a Jewish butcher and his wife, and a

Jan 17, 2017
The nowhere man by Hurwitz, Gregg Andrew, author. The nowhere man

Spoken about only in whispers, it is said that when the Nowhere Man is reached by the truly desperate, he can and will do anything to save them.Evan Smoak is the Nowhere Man.Taken from a group home at twelve, Evan was raised and trained as part of the Orphan program, an off-the-books operation designed to create deniable intelligence assets--i.e. assassins. Evan was Orphan X. He broke with the program, using everything he learned to disappear and reinvent himself as the Nowhere Man. But the new

Jan 17, 2017
Lillian Boxfish takes a walk - a novel by Rooney, Kathleen, 1980- author. Lillian Boxfish takes a walk - a novel

"In my reckless and undiscouraged youth," Lillian Boxfish writes, "I worked in a walnut-paneled office thirteen floors above West Thirty-Fifth Street ... "She took 1930s New York by storm, working her way up writing copy for R. H. Macy's to become the highest-paid advertising woman in the country. It was a job that, she says, "in some ways saved my life, and in other ways ruined it."Now it's the last night of 1984 and Lillian, eighty-five years old but just as sharp and savvy as ever, is on her

Jan 17, 2017
Blacklist - a V.I. Warshawski novel by Paretsky, Sara. Blacklist - a V.I. Warshawski novel

Private eye V.I. Warshawski, inspecting an empty house as part of a routine case, discovers an intruder and a forty-year-old corpse. Each of these lead her in turn to a McCarthy-era scandal and a modern-era terrorist investigation, both of which pit her against adversaries who will do anything to keep their secrets buried.

Jan 17, 2017
Wild wicked Scot by London, Julia, author. Wild wicked Scot

Born into riches and groomed in English luxury, Margot Armstrong didn't belong in a Scottish chieftain's devil-may-care world. Three years ago she fled their marriage of convenience and hasn't looked back, except to relive the moments spent in wild, rugged Arran McKenzie's passionate embrace. But as their respective countries' fragile unity threatens to unravel, Margot must return to her husband to uncover his role in the treachery before her family can be accused of it. Red-haired, green-eyed M

Jan 13, 2017
Unf*Ck Your Habitat by Hoffman, Rachel. Unf*Ck Your Habitat

For anyone who has been left behind by traditional aspirational systems-the ones that ignore single people with full-time jobs, people without kids but living with roommates, and people with mental illnesses or physical limitations. Most organizational books are aimed at stay-at-home moms and people who seem to have unimaginable amounts of free time.

Jan 13, 2017
The old man by Perry, Thomas, 1947- author. The old man

To all appearances, Dan Chase is a harmless retiree in Vermont with two big mutts and a grown daughter he keeps in touch with by phone. But most sixty-year-old widowers don't have multiple driver's licenses, savings stockpiled in banks across the country, and a bugout kit with two Beretta Nanos stashed in the spare bedroom closet. Most have not spent decades on the run. Thirty-five years ago, as a young hotshot in army intelligence, Chase was sent to Libya to covertly assist a rebel army. When t

Jan 13, 2017
Nobody by Hill, Marc Lamont. Nobody

Scholar and journalist Marc Lamont Hill presents a powerful and thought-provoking analysis of race and class by examining a growing crisis in America: the existence of a group of citizens who are made vulnerable, exploitable, and disposable through the machinery of unregulated capitalism, public policy, and social practice.

Jan 13, 2017
Loving Vs. Virginia- A Documentary Novel of the Landmark Civil Rights Case by Hruby Powell, Patricia. Loving Vs. Virginia- A Documentary Novel of the Landmark Civil Rights Case

From acclaimed author Patricia Hruby Powell comes the story of a landmark civil rights case, told in spare and gorgeous verse.

Jan 13, 2017
Lord of the privateers by Laurens, Stephanie, author. Lord of the privateers

Can true love die? Or, neglected, does it lie dormant until the object of true desire is again within reach? Denied, does passion smolder, like embers waiting for the right conditions to flare into an all-consuming conflagration? New York Times bestselling author Stephanie Laurens delivers the thrilling conclusion to the acclaimed Adventurers Quartet series, a passionate Regency-era drama played out on the high seas and in the sweltering heat of tropical jungles, reaching a scintillating climax

Jan 13, 2017
The long way to a small, angry planet by Chambers, Becky, author. The long way to a small, angry planet

Rosemary Harper doesn't expect much when she joins the crew of the aging Wayfarer. While the patched-up ship has seen better days, it offers her a bed, a chance to explore the far-off corners of the galaxy, and most importantly, some distance from her past. An introspective young woman who learned early to keep to herself, she's never met anyone remotely like the ship's diverse crew, including Sissix, the exotic reptilian pilot, chatty engineers Kizzy and Jenks who keep the ship running, and Ash

Jan 13, 2017
The house husband by Patterson, James, 1947- author. The house husband

Darien Marshall is the best dad, the best husband, well, maybe not. Detective Teaghan Beaumont is getting closer and closer to discovering the truth about Marshall, but there's a twist that she will never see coming.

Jan 13, 2017
Harvest of Empire by Gonzalez, Juan. Harvest of Empire

A sweeping history of the Latino experience in the United States.

Jan 13, 2017
Everything You Want Me to Be by Mejia, Mindy. Everything You Want Me to Be

High school senior Hattie Hoffman has spent her whole life playing many parts: the good student, the good daughter, the good citizen. When she's found brutally stabbed to death on the opening night of her high school play, the tragedy rips through the fabric of her small-town community. Local sheriff Del Goodman, a family friend of the Hoffmans, vows to find her killer, but trying to solve her murder yields more questions than answers. It seems that Hattie's acting talents ran far beyond the sta

Jan 13, 2017
The Dry by Harper, Jane. The Dry

After getting a note demanding his presence, Federal Agent Aaron Falk arrives in his hometown for the first time in decades to attend the funeral of his best friend, Luke. Twenty years ago when Falk was accused of murder, Luke was his alibi. Falk and his father fled under a cloud of suspicion, saved from prosecution only because of Luke's steadfast claim that the boys had been together at the time of the crime. But now more than one person knows they didn't tell the truth back then, and Luke is

Jan 13, 2017
The Cruelest Month by Penny, Louise. The Cruelest Month

It's spring in the tiny, forgotten village of Three Pines; buds are on the trees and the first flowers are struggling through the newly thawed earth. But not everything is meant to return to life. When some villagers decide to celebrate Easter with a seance at the Old Hadley House, they are hoping to rid the town of its evil, until one of their party dies of fright. Was this a natural death, or was the victim somehow helped along? Brilliant, compassionate Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of the Su

Jan 13, 2017
The Crow Trap by Cleeves, Ann. The Crow Trap

Three very different women come together to complete an environmental survey. Three women who, in some way or another, know the meaning of betrayal. For team leader Rachael Lambert the project is the perfect opportunity to rebuild her confidence after a double-betrayal by her lover and boss, Peter Kemp. Botanist Anne Preece, on the other hand, sees it as a chance to indulge in a little deception of her own. And then there is Grace Fulwell, a strange, uncommunicative young woman with plenty of he

Jan 13, 2017
Better late than never by McKinlay, Jenn, author. Better late than never

When the Briar Creek Public Library holds its first overdue book amnesty day, the volume of incoming materials is more than Lindsey and her staff can handle. In a bind, Lindsey drafts the crafternoon ladies to help check in and sort the stacks of books. But one tardy tome catches her attention - a copy of J. D. Salinger2s&#x00A0%x;The Catcher in the Rye,&#x00A0%x;twenty years past due. When Lindsey looks up the borrower, she2s shocked to discover it was a murdered schoolteacher named Candice W

Jan 13, 2017
Behind Her Eyes by Pinborough, Sarah. Behind Her Eyes

David and Adele look like the picture-perfect husband and wife. But then why is David so controlling? And why is Adele so scared of him?

Jan 13, 2017
Because They Marched- The People's Campaign for Voting Rights That Changed America by Freedman, Russell. Because They Marched- The People's Campaign for Voting Rights That Changed America

For the 50th anniversary of the march for voting rights from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, comes a riveting account of this pivotal event in the history of civil rights.

Jan 13, 2017
4 3 2 1 by Auster, Paul. 4 3 2 1

Nearly two weeks early, on March 3, 1947, in the maternity ward of Beth Israel Hospital in Newark, New Jersey, Archibald Isaac Ferguson, the one and only child of Rose and Stanley Ferguson, is born. From that single beginning, Ferguson's life will take four simultaneous and independent fictional paths. Four identical Fergusons made of the same DNA, four boys who are the same boy, go on to lead four parallel and entirely different lives. Family fortunes diverge. Athletic skills and sex lives and

Jan 13, 2017