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2666 by Bolaño, Roberto, 1953-2003.

2666

An American sportswriter, an elusive German novelist, and a teenage student interact in an urban community on the U.S.-Mexico border where hundreds of young factory workers have disappeared.

Aug 27, 2015
A good family - a novel by Fassnacht, Erik, author.

A good family - a novel

"Meet the Brunsons of Downers Grove, Illinois. Henry is the once-magical father, whose fear of aging and endangered career lead him to the nightclubs of Chicago's Viagra Triangle. His wife Julie struggles to reclaim her life with a bottle of Zoloft and dreams of her youthful independence. Charlie, the golden-boy son, leaves the lucrative job his father arranged to serve in Afghanistan--and returns angry, damaged and uncertain of his place in the world. And Barkley, the bumbling youngest, is an a

Aug 27, 2015
A manual for cleaning women - selected stories by Berlin, Lucia.

A manual for cleaning women - selected stories

"A Manual for Cleaning Women compiles the best work of the legendary short-story writer Lucia Berlin. With her trademark blend of humor and melancholy, Berlin crafts miracles from the everyday--uncovering moments of grace in the cafeterias and Laundromats of the American Southwest, in the homes of the Northern California upper classes, and from the perspective of a cleaning woman alone in a hotel dining room in Mexico City. The women of Berlin's stories are lost, but they are also strong, clever

Aug 26, 2015
A poet of the invisible world - a novel by Golding, Michael.

A poet of the invisible world - a novel

"A Poet of the Invisible World is the story of a boy born in thirteenth-century Persia with four ears instead of two. Orphaned as an infant, he's taken into a Sufi order, where he meets an assortment of dervishes and is placed upon a path towards spiritual awakening. He studies the Koran and the principles of Sufism. He meets his first love, a handsome youth named Vishpar. When marauders attack the lodge, however, he's swept off to a series of grueling adventures and an assortment of shifting ro

Aug 27, 2015
A reason to stay - a Texas gold novel by Gilbert, Kellie Coates.

A reason to stay - a Texas gold novel

Aug 27, 2015
A taste of Sugar - a Sugar, Georgia novel by Adair, Marina, author.

A taste of Sugar - a Sugar, Georgia novel

"Charlotte Holden, Sugar's favorite pediatrician, knows better than anyone that love only leads to heartbreak. Instead, she's focused on creating the Grow Clinic, an outpatient center for children. All she has to do now is to host the best Founder's Day Parade in the history of Sugar, Georgia, to win over a big-city donor. Easy as peach pie. Then sexy Jace McGraw blows back into town and utters those three words every woman dreads: we're still married. Jace McGraw was making an offer on his drea

Aug 27, 2015
A window opens - a novel by Egan, Elisabeth.

A window opens - a novel

"In A Window Opens, Elisabeth Egan brings us Alice Pearse, a compulsively honest, longing-to-have-it-all, sandwich generation heroine for our social-media-obsessed, lean in (or opt out) age. Like her fictional forebears Kate Reddy and Bridget Jones, Alice plays many roles (which she never refers to as "wearing many hats" and wishes you wouldn't, either). She is a mostly-happily married mother of three, an attentive daughter, an ambivalent dog-owner, a part-time editor, a loyal neighbor, and a Ze

Aug 27, 2015
After Alice by Maguire, Gregory

After Alice

Aug 27, 2015
Ally Hughes has sex sometimes - a novel by Moulin, Jules, author.

Ally Hughes has sex sometimes - a novel

Ten years after single mother and college professor Ally Hughes decides against a relationship with Jake, one of her students who challenges her to open up her life to love, Jake reenters her life--as her grown daughter's new boyfriend.

Aug 27, 2015
Bittersweet dreams by Andrews, V. C. (Virginia C.).

Bittersweet dreams

An outcast at her private school because of her high intelligence, Mayfair Cummings, a teen from a broken family, is targeted for her role in a scandalous love triangle involving a popular senior and a handsome English teacher.

Aug 27, 2015
Bondage bites - 69 super-short stories of love, lust and BDSM by

Bondage bites - 69 super-short stories of love, lust and BDSM

"Explore every aspect of the big, bad world of bondage and BDSM with 69 super-quick reads that will set you on fire! Playful, romantic and full of surprises, Bondage Bites is a supremely pleasurable collection of romantic and fun stories you can read anywhere to enjoy a quick fix of BDSM inspiration and delight" -- Unedited summary from the book.

Aug 27, 2015
Bound to the warrior king by Yates, Maisey, author.

Bound to the warrior king

The warrior she tamed... Wild and untamed, Tarek al-Khalij was never meant to rule Tahar. More familiar with a sword than a crown, this lethal warrior must now heal the suffering his brother's rule inflicted. To do it, he needs his most precious--and dangerous--weapon yet...a royal bride! The widow he conquered Elegant and poised, Queen Olivia will educate Tarek in the civilized art of political warfare. But in exchange, Tarek unleashes an unrestrained, primal passion she could never have guesse

Aug 26, 2015
Chasing River - a novel by Tucker, K. A. (Kathleen A.), 1978- author.

Chasing River - a novel

"Armed with two years' worth of savings and the need to experience life outside the bubble of her Oregon small town, twenty-five-year old Amber Welles is prepared for anything. Except dying in Dublin. Had it not been for the bravery of a stranger, she might have. But he takes off before she has the chance to offer her gratitude. Twenty-four-year-old River Delaney is rattled. No one was supposed to get hurt. But then that American tourist showed up. He couldn't let her die, but he also can't be i

Aug 27, 2015
Christmas bells - a novel by Chiaverini, Jennifer.

Christmas bells - a novel

"New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Chiaverini celebrates Christmas, past and present, with a wondrous novel inspired by the classic poem "Christmas Bells," by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. I heard the bells on Christmas Day/ Their old familiar carols play/ And wild and sweet/ The words repeat/Of peace on earth, good-will to men! In 1860, the Henry Wadsworth Longfellow family celebrated Christmas at Craigie House, their home in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The publication of Longfellow's c

Aug 27, 2015
Come away with me by Brown, Karma.

Come away with me

"One minute, 26-year-old Tegan Lawson has everything she could hope for, including an adoring husband, Gabe, and a baby on the way. The next, a patch of black ice causes a devastating accident and Tegan's life is as shattered as the car they had to cut her out of. With the loss of her baby and her unbearable anger towards Gabe, who was driving that night, Tegan is drowning in grief. After a handful of sleeping pills land her in the hospital, lucky to be alive, her family's fear and Gabe's commit

Aug 27, 2015
Contract to Kill by Peterson, Andrew

Contract to Kill

Aug 27, 2015
Corrupted by Scottoline, Lisa.

Corrupted

Taking the case of a former classmate who has been wrongly accused of murdering a bully who sent him to juvenile detention when they were children, Bennie is forced to relive some of the darkest memories of her life in order to defend the boy she once failed.

Aug 27, 2015
Darkness the color of snow by Cobb, Thomas, 1947-

Darkness the color of snow

"Like No Country for Old Men and Snow Falling on Cedars, an atmospheric psychological thriller in which a young cop involved in a hit-and-run death becomes the focal point for a community's grief and determination to place blame"--

Aug 26, 2015
Destined to be a dad by Butler, Christyne, author.

Destined to be a dad

"Cowboy-turned-businessman Liam Murphy thought he had it all—until the teen daughter he never knew existed walks into his life, her mother close behind. Now the Wyoming bachelor must confront his first love, former London exchange student Missy Dobbs, and get answers. To start: How can he still be so attracted to this person who has seemingly betrayed him? Missy has to ask herself the same question. Long in the dark about her child's paternity, Missy can't help feeling a secret thrill that Liam'

Aug 26, 2015
Devil's game by Wylde, Joanna, author.

Devil's game

" Liam "Hunter" Blake hates the Reapers MC. Born and raised a Devil's Jack, he knows his duty. He'll defend his club from their oldest enemies-the Reapers-using whatever weapons he can find. But why use force when the Reapers' president has a daughter who's alone and vulnerable? Hunter has wanted her from the minute he saw her, and now he has an excuse to take her. Em has lived her entire life in the shadow of the Reapers. Her overprotective father, Picnic, is the club's president. The last time

Aug 27, 2015
Disposable asset by Altman, John, 1969- author.

Disposable asset

Having completed her mission to silence an agency defector, CIA operative Cassie Bradbury finds herself cut adrift in Moscow with no documents, no tickets and no identification. Hot on her trail are the Kremlin, the Russian Mafia - and Sean Ravensdale, the disgraced ex-CIA agent who has been sent to track her down. Realizing that she has been set up and is now expendable, Cassie will need all her courage and resourcefulness to outwit her pursuers - and stay alive long enough to exact revenge on

Aug 26, 2015
Distant shores - a novel by Hannah, Kristin.

Distant shores - a novel

When her daughters leave for college and her husband lands the job of his dreams, Elizabeth Shore struggles to renew her dreams and passion for life.

Aug 27, 2015
Don't get me wrong - a novel by Kavanagh, Marianne Morgan.

Don't get me wrong - a novel

"For fans of Jojo Moyes, David Nicholls, and Sophie Kinsella, here is a Pride and Prejudice for the modern era: Londoners Kim and Harry can’t see eye to eye…until the life of the person they both love most hangs in the balance."--

Aug 27, 2015
Down in the valley by Shoup, Jane.

Down in the valley

"Miss Emeline Wright risked everything to escape the monster who stole her innocence, her dignity, her pride. Now no one in her little home town nestled in the West Virginia hills must ever know what she was forced to do while a captive in the city. Her only chance is to make a go of her uncle's failing farm, but how can a woman alone, in rough country, survive? With unfailing courage and an open heart, Em wins over the townspeople who've judged her so harshly, taking in a motley crew of misfits

Aug 27, 2015
Eden by Fox, Candice, author.

Eden

Aug 27, 2015
Ever after by Lacey, Rachel.

Ever after

"Olivia Bennett is not having a happy birthday. Instead of blowing out her twenty-nine candles, she's stuck in jail, caught red-handed in a graffiti incident that (perhaps) involved one too many strawberry margaritas. Worst idea ever. The only bright side is that she ended up in the strong arms of the most gorgeous lawman she's ever seen. Pete Sampson (aka Deputy Hot Stuff) faces intense pressure from the sheriff to find out who's behind a string of vandalisms. And after her spray-painting spree

Aug 27, 2015
Every girl gets confused - a novel by Thompson, Janice A.

Every girl gets confused - a novel

Aug 27, 2015
Falling for the Sheriff by Michaels, Tanya.

Falling for the Sheriff

"Widow Kate Sullivan moved to Cupid's Bow, Texas, to get her teenage son on the right path. But their new life in the small town gets off to a rocky start when her son is caught shoplifting by the sheriff. Kate is immediately attracted to Cole Trent, but she's not ready to fall in love again, and certainly not with another cop. Cole should have known Cupid's matchmakers would scramble to fix him up with a smart, beautiful woman like Kate. The single dad has managed to evade their efforts until n

Aug 26, 2015
Falling into Bed With a Duke by Heath, Lorraine

Falling into Bed With a Duke

Aug 27, 2015
Falling under by Dane, Lauren, author.

Falling under

Duke Bradshaw, co-owner of the Twisted Steel custom motorcycle and hot rod shop, may devote his days to chrome and leather, but his nights belong to Carmella. His sultry redheaded neighbor has a smile like an angel and a body built for sin, and for the past year both have dominated Duke's dreams. When a problem at Twisted Steel requires a fast fix, Duke sees his chance to finally make his fantasy a reality. Ever since she first heard the low rumble of his engine, Carmella Rossi has wondered

Aug 27, 2015
Find my way home by Summers, Michele, 1960- author.

Find my way home

Before heading off to her dream job in Atlanta, an interior designer takes one last job in her small hometown, but a sizzling attraction to her new client, a retired tennis pro, may interfere with her plans for the future.

Aug 27, 2015
Flintlock. Kill or die by Johnstone, William W., author.

Flintlock. Kill or die

"[T]he bounty hunter known as Flintlock brings his trusty muzzleloader and a motherlode of courage into the most bitter and vicious battle he's ever had to fight. Brewster Ritter had a warning for Flintlock: Do not cross the Sabine River. Ritter, the so-called Baron of the Bayou, is a vicious crime king still seething because Flintlock killed one of his gunmen in a Texas dustup. But Flintlock has his own powerful reasons for crossing into the nightmarish swamp country from East Texas. Now in an

Aug 27, 2015
Frontier engagement by Scott, Regina, 1959- author.

Frontier engagement

School Bells and Wedding Bells James Wallin's family is depending on him to find a schoolteacher for their frontier town. Alexandrina Fosgrave seems to be exactly what he needs to help fulfill his father's dream of building a new community. If only James could convince her to accept the position. Alexandrina has traveled west to seek a fresh start, not to find a groom. But after she's stranded in the wilderness with James, he offers her his hand in marriage to protect her reputation. Both are af

Aug 27, 2015
Gone cold by Corleone, Douglas, author.

Gone cold

"Twelve years after a kidnapping destroyed former US Marshal Simon Fisk's family, he is newly determined to find the people responsible for taking his then-six-year-old daughter. He refuses to step away from the cold case, even after enduring months of dead ends and frustration. And then, at last, he gets a break"--Dust jacket flap.

Aug 26, 2015
Grand opening - a family business novel by Weber, Carl, 1964- author.

Grand opening - a family business novel

"From the minds of New York Times bestselling authors Carl Weber and Eric Pete comes the game-changing prequel to their blockbuster Family Business saga. Travel back to a small Southern town where, before there was Duncan Motors, there were the Duncan brothers: Louis, aka Sweet Lou, a lover of ladies and life . . . and a man you did not want to cross; Lawrence, aka Larry, a screw-up as attracted to trouble as it was to him; and Lavernius, better known as LC, the soft-spoken college boy who simpl

Aug 27, 2015
Happy Utopia Day, Joe McCarthy - a novel by Lundy, J. T.

Happy Utopia Day, Joe McCarthy - a novel

Aug 27, 2015
Having her boss's baby by Child, Maureen, author.

Having her boss's baby

"Billionaire game designer Brady Finn's latest business plan doesn't include a feisty Irish lass who challenges him at every turn. But Aine Donovan, the stunning manager of the hotel he just purchased, is as determined to prevent Brady from ruining tradition as Brady is to have her in his bed. When a no-strings fling leads to an unexpected pregnancy, Aine runs from her sexy, stubborn boss. What Brady doesn't know won't hurt him, right? But Brady won't give up on claiming her--and their child--so

Aug 26, 2015
Heat exchange by Stacey, Shannon, author.

Heat exchange

"Lydia Kincaid's shipping back to Boston, but she's not happy about it. She left to get away from the firefighting community--her father was a firefighter, her brother's a firefighter and, more importantly, her ex is a firefighter. But family is number one and her father needs her help running the pub he bought when he retired. Soon, Lydia finds it hard to resist the familiar comfort and routine, and even harder to resist her brother's handsome friend Aidan."--

Aug 27, 2015
Hot blooded by Grant, Donna, author.

Hot blooded

Aug 27, 2015
Hot Springs - an Earl Swagger novel by Hunter, Stephen, 1946-

Hot Springs - an Earl Swagger novel

Earl Swagger is a lawman just returned from World War II to Hot Springs, Arkansas, where his latest battle is with the Mafia and the corrupt men who run the casinos.

Aug 27, 2015
House of thieves - a novel by Belfoure, Charles, 1954-

House of thieves - a novel

Aug 27, 2015
I was a revolutionary - stories by Milward, Andrew Malan, author.

I was a revolutionary - stories

A richly textured, diverse collection of stories that illuminate the heartland and America itself, exploring questions of history, race, and identity. Grounded in place, spanning the Civil War to the present day, the stories in I Was a Revolutionary capture the roil of history through the eyes of an unforgettable cast of characters: the visionaries and dreamers, radical farmers and socialist journalists, quack doctors and protesters who haunt the past and present landscape of the state of Kansas

Aug 26, 2015
If you only knew by Higgins, Kristan.

If you only knew

Letting go of her ex-husband is harder than wedding-dress designer Jenny Tate expected...especially since his new wife wants to be Jenny's new best friend. Sensing this isn't exactly helping her achieve closure, Jenny trades the Manhattan skyline for her hometown up the Hudson, where she'll start her own business and bask in her sister Rachel's picture-perfect family life...and maybe even find a little romance of her own with Leo, her downstairs neighbor, a guy who's utterly irresistible and ann

Aug 27, 2015
Insatiable by Kelly, Leslie, 1965-, author.

Insatiable

"When the star player of a professional hockey team gets handsy, event coordinator Viv Callahan performs the slap heard round the world of sports...and is fired. So when she meets a sexy stranger, Viv decides the perfect way to forget her troubles is to have one wild, uninhibited night... Damien Black finds Viv intriguing. She doesn't know he's the owner of the aforementioned hockey team, as well as a chain of upscale hotels. Damien is used to hangers-on, and for once he's enjoying a woman desir

Aug 27, 2015
Keeper's Reach by Neggers, Carla, author.

Keeper's Reach

"Emma Sharpe and Colin Donovan, two of the FBI's most valuable agents, are preparing for their next big assignment--their wedding--when Colin's brother Mike alerts them that onetime friends from his military past are on Sharpe and Donovan's home turf on the Maine coast. Now private security contractors, they want to meet with Mike. One of them, an FBI agent named Kavanagh, is supposed to be on leave. What is he investigating--or does he have his own agenda? Mike zeroes in on Naomi MacBride, a fr

Aug 27, 2015
Keeping Christmas - a novel by Walsh, Dan, 1957- author.

Keeping Christmas - a novel

For the first time since their children were born, empty nesters Judith and Stan Winters spent Thanksgiving without the kids, and it's looking like Christmas will be the same. Judith can't bring herself to even start decorating for the holiday; her kids always hung the first ornaments on the tree, ornaments they had made each year since they were toddlers. Sure they were strange - looking -- some could be called downright ugly -- but they were tradition. A tradition she's heartbroken to miss thi

Aug 27, 2015
Last chance llama ranch by Fields, Hilary.

Last chance llama ranch

"From Olympic skier to llama farmer? Now that is a serious jump. When a close encounter with an eighty-foot spruce steals Merry's dreams of Olympic gold, the former ski champ finds herself falling into a career she never expected -- the life of a travel writer. Picturing glamorous trips to exotic places, Merry is speechless when her boss assigns her to the blog, "Don't Do What I Did," and sends her to, place of all places, a llama ranch. Soon she's eyeball-deep in alpacas, llamas, goats and more

Aug 27, 2015
London from my windows by Carter, Mary, 1970- author.

London from my windows

"Ava Wilder's home in small-town Iowa is her sanctuary. A talented sketch artist with severe agoraphobia, Ava spends her days drawing a far more adventurous life than her invisible disability allows. Until she receives a package from London, explaining that she has inherited her Aunt Beverly's entire estate--on condition that she lives in Bev's West End flat for a year. Once overseas, Ava wonders if she's simply swapped one prison for another. The streets and shops are intimidating, and Bev's ho

Aug 27, 2015
Lost canyon - a novel by Revoyr, Nina, 1969- author.

Lost canyon - a novel

Four hikers from Los Angeles journey to the Sierra Neveda and discover an untraversed trail which leads them into unexpected territory.

Aug 26, 2015
Love love - a novel by Woo, Sung J.

Love love - a novel

"Told in alternating chapters from the points of view of Judy and Kevin, Love Love is a story about two people figuring out how to live, how to love, and how to be their best selves amidst the chaos of their lives."--

Aug 26, 2015
Loving the chase by Lovelace, Sharla, author.

Loving the chase

Charming, adventurous Zach Chase has always craved the spotlight, and now hes on the hunt for publicity for his family's storm-chasing business. So when a reality TV network approaches him with the idea for a show profiling their work, he can't resist. But the last person he expects to walk into the meeting is the former love of his life.

Aug 27, 2015
Luck be a lady by Duran, Meredith, author.

Luck be a lady

Romance sizzles between a famous heiress and an infamous crime lord in this fourth sexy novel in the Rules for the reckless series from the USA Today bestselling author of Fool me twice.

Aug 27, 2015
Maggie by Maxwell, Marie, author.

Maggie

When her parents are killed in an accident, Maggie Wheaton goes to live in Southend with her new guardian, Ruby Riordan, and sets out on a path of self-destruction.

Aug 27, 2015
Mccullen's secret son by Herron, Rita B.

Mccullen's secret son

"Sexy-as-sin rodeo star Brett McCullen is Willow James Howard's past. But when her estranged husband is killed and her son kidnapped, she's forced to accept help from the man who broke her heart. Little does Brett know that the very child he's trying to rescue is his own flesh and blood—the result of a fling years earlier. He can't deny his rising desire at Willow's reappearance…even as he struggles to forgive her secret. But with the ransom deadline looming, Brett must go to extremes to save th

Aug 26, 2015
Mr. and Mrs. Doctor - a novel by Iromuanya, Julie, author.

Mr. and Mrs. Doctor - a novel

Married in Nigeria, moved to Nebraska, Ifi and Job believed they would be able to keep up the appearance to relatives and friends back home that their marriage was not based on a lie: that Job was a respected doctor in America and Ifi would become his nurse.

Aug 27, 2015
Mr. Bridge - a novel by Connell, Evan S., 1924-2013.

Mr. Bridge - a novel

Walter Bridge, an ambitious attorney in World War II era Kansas City, provides for his family's material wants and needs, always with an eye toward keeping up appearances, but as the years pass, his emotional distance leaves a void that affects the entire household.

Aug 26, 2015
Mrs. Roosevelt's confidante - a Maggie Hope mystery by MacNeal, Susan Elia.

Mrs. Roosevelt's confidante - a Maggie Hope mystery

Aug 27, 2015
Mystic Park by Hart, Regina, author.

Mystic Park

"Los Angeles talent manager Benita Hawkins has returned to tiny Trinity Falls, Ohio, to visit her elderly great aunt Helen--and hopefully convince her to move to assisted living. But that's not the only move Benita hopes to inspire. After years of hometown hookups with her childhood sweetheart, university band director Vaughn Brooks, Benita wants more: for Vaughn to move to L.A. and settle down with her. She even gets involved in his work, planning to lure him to the City of Angels. . . Vaughn h

Aug 27, 2015
Naughtier than nice - a novel by Dickey, Eric Jerome.

Naughtier than nice - a novel

A continuation of the story of the McBroom sisters finds Frankie outmaneuvering an increasingly threatening pair of stalkers, while Tommie postpones her wedding in the face of a new infatuation and Livvy pursues an unconventional marriage.

Aug 27, 2015
Naughty or nice by Dickey, Eric Jerome.

Naughty or nice

A seasonal tale features the story of three very different sisters, each with her own set of man problems, and follows themes of humor, romance, and holiday spice.

Aug 27, 2015
Navel of the moon - a novel by Lagasse, Mary Helen, author.

Navel of the moon - a novel

Aug 27, 2015
Night of the cobra - a sniper novel by Coughlin, Jack, 1966-

Night of the cobra - a sniper novel

"Top-ranked Marine sniper Kyle Swanson was a promising young Marine on a dangerous peace-keeping mission in Mogadishu when he first captured "the Cobra", and it could have cost him his life--had it not been for the schoolteacher who risked her own to save him. Now Swanson is sent on a mission to track down two targets--one is the Cobra, the warlord who spent twenty years in prison after Swanson captured him and is now back in charge of the strong Somali underworld, vowing vengeance on the Marine

Aug 26, 2015
Night's blaze by Grant, Donna, author.

Night's blaze

The Rhys who has existed for centuries is gone. Stripped of his ability to shift forms, Rhys can no longer embody the majestic, powerful dragon he was at birth. Cut off from his heritage by one of his own, this Dragon King must remain a man, haunted by demons who torment his every waking moment. The darkness would swallow him whole... except a woman so beautiful and haunted becomes the one beam of light in his world. Lily Ross is taking the first step in building a new life for herself. Still re

Aug 27, 2015
Night's surrender by Ashley, Amanda.

Night's surrender

Born the only human child in a centuries-old family of vampires, aspiring actress Abbey Marie Cordova is determined to remain mortal until she meets mysterious Niklaus Desanto, a vampire and the only man who has ever made her feel so beautiful, so cherished and so passionately desire.

Aug 27, 2015
Not so new in town by Summers, Michele, 1960- author.

Not so new in town

Lucy Doolan is a marketing genius. She can sell rain to a frog and snow to a polar bear. Newly single and unemployed, she's lured back to her hometown of Harmony, North Carolina to help out her pregnant evil stepsister...only to find former crush heartthrob Brogan Reese has returned too, to open a new business in town. To add insult to injury, he's still hot. Brogan never noticed Lucy much when they were young, but seventeen people have recommended her to help him. She's got his attention now. W

Aug 27, 2015
Of mice and men by Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968.

Of mice and men

"They are an unlikely pair: George is "small and quick and dark of face"; Lennie, a man of tremendous size, has the mind of a young child. Yet they have formed a "family," clinging together in the face of loneliness and alienation. Laborers in California's dusty vegetable fields, they hustle work when they can, living a hand-to-mouth existence. For George and Lennie have a plan: to own an acre of land and a shack they can call their own. When they land jobs on a ranch in the Salinas Valley, the

Aug 27, 2015
Olivay by Reed, Deborah, author.

Olivay

Widowed and numb with grief, Olivay meets Henry and brings him home to her Los Angeles loft. Chaos follows when a terrorist attact destroys the area around them the next morning. With mental alarms going off Olivay must discover who the man really is and if he is connected to her husband's death.

Aug 27, 2015
On my knees - a Stark novel by Kenner, Julie, author.

On my knees - a Stark novel

"From New York Times and internationally bestselling author J. Kenner, the sequel in a new compelling, emotional erotic trilogy connected to her blockbuster Stark series (Release Me, Claim Me and Complete Me)"--

Aug 27, 2015
On the hunt. by

On the hunt.

"Four of today’s most intriguing paranormal authors entice readers deep into the shadows, where vampires, immortals, and other supernatural creatures heat up the night..."--

Aug 27, 2015
Operation homecoming by Davis, Justine.

Operation homecoming

"AWOL in times of family tragedy, Walker Cole doesn't expect a warm welcome home. Nor does he expect to see Amy Clark-his sister's nerdy friend who had a mad teen crush on him-now a smart, sexy woman. Though Walker knows he's caused Amy pain and hatred, his own pain is worse. He can never tell the truth about his hellish years away. But when Amy's paralegal work endangers her, Walker jumps at the chance to guard her irresistible body and prove himself worthy of trust and forgiveness. Even Cutter

Aug 26, 2015
Orphan #8 by Alkemade, Kim van, author.

Orphan #8

In 1919, four-year-old Rachel Rabinowitz is placed in the Hebrew Infant Home where Dr. Mildred Solomon is conducting medical research on the children. Dr. Solomon subjects Rachel to an experimental course of X-ray treatments that establish the doctor's reputation while risking the little girl's health. Now it's 1954, and Rachel is a nurse in the hospice wing of the Old Hebrews Home when elderly Dr. Solomon becomes her patient. Realizing the power she holds over the helpless doctor, Rachel embark

Aug 27, 2015
Petticoat Ranch by Connealy, Mary.

Petticoat Ranch

Sophie Edwards is doing just fine, until a strange-yet oddly familiar-man rides into her life, insisting on rescuing her and her four daughters. Can she find a way to love a headstrong mountain man? When Clay McClellan discovers his brother has been murdered, he's bent on finding the killers and seeing them properly hung. But first his Christian duty demands that he marry his sister-in-law. After all, Sophie needs someone to protect her - right? Faith and love help unruly wed newlyweds find comm

Aug 27, 2015
Playing with fire - a novel by Gerritsen, Tess.

Playing with fire - a novel

Discovering an old and strikingly unusual musical composition that causes her to black out and has a violently transformative effect on her daughter, Julia Ansdell travels to Venice to find the man behind the music and uncovers a dark secret dating back to the Holocaust.

Aug 27, 2015
Playing with fire by Lee, Rachel, author.

Playing with fire

In New York Times bestselling author Rachel Lee's latest Conard County romance, passion blazes between a fire chief and a beautiful arson investigator The cunning arsonist targeting Conard County has fire chief Wayne Camden stymied. Teaming up with investigator Charity Atkins seems like a no-brainer. She has the expertise to track down the firebug before he kills someone. But Wayne never anticipated making Charity a target. Since his wife left, Wayne's had little interest in relationships. The s

Aug 26, 2015
Point blank by Michaels, Fern, author.

Point blank

"The members of the Sisterhood always stand together, and that includes aiding and protecting the men in their lives. Yoko's partner Harry Wong has received a phone call from his old schoolmate Jun Yu. Jun Yu resided at the same temple where Harry's daughter Lily was training, but they were all forced to evacuate. Jun Yu's managed to get his son out, but Lily is missing. And now Jun is trusting Harry to guard the most precious things in his life-- his wife Ling and their two children, whom he ha

Aug 27, 2015
Private Paris by Patterson, James, 1947- author.

Private Paris

"When Jack Morgan stops by Private's Paris office, he envisions a quick hello during an otherwise relaxing trip filled with fine food and sightseeing. But Jack is quickly pressed into duty after a call from his client Sherman Wilkerson, asking Jack to track down his young granddaughter who is on the run from a brutal drug dealer. Before Jack can locate her, several members of France's cultural elite are found dead--murdered in stunning, symbolic fashion. The only link between the crimes is a mys

Aug 27, 2015
Quiet end by Demille, Nelson

Quiet end

Aug 27, 2015
Rainy day sisters - a Hartley-by-the-sea novel by Hewitt, Kate, author.

Rainy day sisters - a Hartley-by-the-sea novel

"Welcome to Hartley-by-the-Sea in England's beautiful Lake District, where two sisters who meet as strangers find small miracles tucked into the corners of every day. When Lucy Bagshaw's life in Boston falls apart, thanks to a scathing editorial written by her famous artist mother, she accepts her half sister Juliet's invitation to stay with her in a charming seaside village in northern England. Lucy is expecting quaint cottages and cream teas, but instead finds that her sister is an aloof host,

Aug 27, 2015
Ransom Canyon by Thomas, Jodi

Ransom Canyon

Aug 27, 2015
Say my name - a Stark novel by Kenner, Julie.

Say my name - a Stark novel

"From New York Times and internationally bestselling author J. Kenner, the kick-off to a new compelling, emotional erotic trilogy connected to her blockbuster Stark series"--

Aug 27, 2015
Sea lovers - selected stories by Martin, Valerie, 1948-

Sea lovers - selected stories

Presents an anthology of twelve stories inspired by the author's fictional explorations of the natural world, the artistic sphere, and the potential of transformations.

Aug 27, 2015
Second chance with the billionaire by Maynard, Janice.

Second chance with the billionaire

"Former ski champion Conor Kavanagh enjoys a challenge. And he's encountered no challenge more arousing than Ellie Porter. Once, she broke his heart. Now that she's back in town? He can't seem to stay away... But Ellie has changed. Widowed, with a baby, she has responsibilities--and secrets--weighing her down. Still, his desire for her is undeniable. Surely, he can have her without giving up his heart--or his daredevil ways? He's willing to risk it all to find out..."--

Aug 26, 2015
Secondhand souls by Moore, Christopher, 1957- author.

Secondhand souls

"Something really strange is happening in the City by the Bay. People are dying, but their souls are not being collected. Someone, or something, is stealing them and no one knows where they are going, or why, but it has something to do with that big orange bridge. Death Merchant Charlie Asher is just as flummoxed as everyone else. He's trapped in the body of a fouteen-inch-tall "meat puppet" waiting for his Buddhist nun girlfriend, Audrey, to find him a suitable new body to play host." - Publish

Aug 27, 2015
Sky zone - the Crittendon files by Mapes, Creston, 1961- author.

Sky zone - the Crittendon files

"Jack and Pamela Crittendon have hit the breaking point. After months out of work as a reporter, Jack is playing Mr. Mom and working part-time at Festival Arena with his survivalist friend Brian Shakespeare. Meanwhile, Pamela has gone back to work full-time while eight months pregnant. With financial pressures boiling, Jack reports for duty at a rally for controversial presidential candidate Martin Sterling, where he expects a mindless night on the job. But when Homeland Security picks up intel

Aug 27, 2015
Slade House - a novel by Mitchell, David (David Stephen).

Slade House - a novel

Follows the narrative of five different people who disappear through a mysterious door in an unassuming alleyway that leads to Slade House, owned by a peculiar brother and sister, and vanish completely from the outside world.

Aug 27, 2015
Slaughter by Lutz, John, 1939- author.

Slaughter

"Detective Frank Quinn will have to risk everything he loves when a serial killer, begging to be caught, leaves a bloody trail of murder, explosions, train derailments, and other mechanical mayhem throughout New York City."--

Aug 27, 2015
Soul Mates by Little, John R. (John Randolph), 1955-

Soul Mates

"Identical twins share a connection that even modern science doesn't fully understand. Closer than mere blood can bind, deeper than any sibling bond, one cell, one mind, one beginning. Alannah Clark has found the man she wants to spend the rest of her life with. A magician - but magicians have secrets - secrets that might outweigh Alannah's own dark corners. But nothing remains hidden forever. Magic, thrills, romance, suspense, and sorrow are the emotions of John R. Little's newest and darkest t

Aug 26, 2015
Spy games by Brookes, Adam (Journalist)

Spy games

A sequel to Night Heron finds journalist Philip Mangan embroiled in a life-threatening conspiracy involving local unrest in East Africa and his failures in Beijing.

Aug 27, 2015
Starlight on Willow Lake by Wiggs, Susan, author.

Starlight on Willow Lake

"When caregiver Faith McCallum arrives at the enchanted lakeside estate of Avalon's renowned Bellamy family, she's intent on rebuilding her shattered life and giving her two daughters a chance at a better future. But she faces a formidable challenge in the form of her stubborn and difficult new employer, Alice Bellamy. While Faith proves a worthy match for her sharp-tongued client, she often finds herself at a loss for words in the presence of Mason Bellamy--Alice's charismatic son, who clearly

Aug 27, 2015
Stepdog by Galland, Nicole, author.

Stepdog

Aug 27, 2015
Suspicions by Eden, Cynthia.

Suspicions

"Everyone's a suspect in New York Times bestselling author Cynthia Eden's latest book in The Battling McGuire Boys. Mark Montgomery will never forget the night Ava McGuire galloped onto his ranch terrified out of her mind. Once he'd saved his best friend's sister from harm, the hardest part was letting her go. Now she's seeking safe haven again--and rekindling desire that will engulf them both. Uncovering the truth about that long-ago night plunges Ava into a world where no one can be trusted. E

Aug 27, 2015
Sweet caress - the many lives of Amory Clay by Boyd, William, 1952- author.

Sweet caress - the many lives of Amory Clay

Discovering a passion for photography after being given a camera during World War I, young Amory Clay embarks on a search for life and artistic expression throughout subsequent decades before becoming one of the the first female war photographers.

Aug 27, 2015
The ambassador's wife - a novel by Steil, Jennifer.

The ambassador's wife - a novel

From a real-life ambassador's wife comes a harrowing novel about the kidnapping of an American woman in the Middle East and the heartbreaking choices she and her husband each must make in the hope of being reunited.

Aug 27, 2015
The Automobile Club of Egypt by Aswānī, ʻAlāʼ, 1957-

The Automobile Club of Egypt

The beating death of a once-respected Egyptian landowner-turned-servant in a luxury club subjects his widow and sons to poverty and turbulent politics that force the club's oppressed employees to make a life-risking choice.

Aug 27, 2015
The best horror of the year. Volume seven by

The best horror of the year. Volume seven

A sin-eater plies the tools of her dangerous trade; a jealous husband takes his rival on a hunting trip; a student torments one of his teachers; a cheap grafter is selling artifacts form hell; something is haunting the departure lounge of an airport. The Best Horror of the Year showcases the previous year's best offerings in short fiction horror. This edition includes award-winning and critically acclaimed authors Laird Barron, Caitlin R. Kiernan, Nathan Ballingrud, Genevieve Valentine, and more

Aug 26, 2015
The book of lost and found - a novel / Lucy Foley. by Foley, Lucy, author.

The book of lost and found - a novel / Lucy Foley.

"Kate Darling's enigmatic mother--a once famous ballerina--has passed away, leaving Kate bereft. When her grandmother falls ill and bequeaths to Kate a small portrait of a woman who bears a striking resemblance to Kate's mother, Kate uncovers a mystery that may upend everything she thought she knew."--

Aug 27, 2015
The Christmas joy ride by Carlson, Melody, author.

The Christmas joy ride

"Miranda did not put adventure on her Christmas list, but thanks to her eighty-five-year-old neighbor Joy, that's exactly what she's getting this year. When Joy tells Miranda that she plans to drive an old RV decked out in Christmas decorations from their Chicago neighborhood to her new retirement digs in Phoenix--in the dead of winter, no less--the much younger Miranda insists that Joy cannot make such a trip by herself. Besides, a crazy trip with Joy would be more interesting than another Chri

Aug 27, 2015
The courtship of the vicar's daughter by Blackwell, Lawana, 1952-

The courtship of the vicar's daughter

Elizabeth's heart is torn asunder when the man who broke her heart returns to town a "changed" man who is determined to win her back.

Aug 25, 2015
The discovery saga collection - a 6-part series from Lancaster County by Brunstetter, Wanda E., author.

The discovery saga collection - a 6-part series from Lancaster County

It was to be a short trip to Indiana that might help Like Stoltzfus build a business that would support his young wife. But when Meredith hears that the bus her husband was on burned in a snow-induced accident and his personal effects were found among the rubble, she is left without hope. Harboring a secret she had planned to share when he returned, she must find a way to go on alone. In a Philadelphia hospital, a battered man is brought in from being mugged in a bus station, but his memories ha

Aug 26, 2015
The dust that falls from dreams - a novel by De Bernières, Louis, author.

The dust that falls from dreams - a novel

In the brief golden years of the Edwardian era the McCosh sisters--Christabel, Ottilie, Rosie and Sophie--grow up in an idyllic household in the countryside south of London. On one side, their neighbors are the proper Pendennis family, recently arrived from Baltimore, whose close-in-age boys--Sidney, Albert and Ashbridge--shake their father's hand at breakfast and address him as "sir." On the other side is the Pitt family: a "resolutely French" mother, a former navy captain father, and two broth

Aug 27, 2015
The early stories of Truman Capote by Capote, Truman, 1924-1984.

The early stories of Truman Capote

"In a small Southern town, a teenage girl anxiously waits for her date to arrive. A little boy meets his dream dog in Central Park. A woman fights to save the life of a child who has her lover's eyes. Best friends discuss the theoretical murder of husbands. In these never-before-published stories, written by Truman Capote when he was in his teens and twenties, Capote-the-Writer is already recognizable. His prose: witty, poignant, and crystal-clear. His characters: solitary, observant young child

Aug 27, 2015
The girl from the garden by Foroutan, Parnaz, author.

The girl from the garden

For all his wealth and success, Asher Malacouti--the head of a prosperous Jewish family living in the Iranian town of Kermanshah in the early twentieth century--cannot have the one thing he desires above all: a son. His young wife Rakhel, trapped in an oppressive marriage at a time when a woman's worth is measured by her fertility, is made desperate by her failure to conceive, and grows jealous and vindictive.

Aug 26, 2015
The Greek commands his mistress by Graham, Lynne, 1956- author.

The Greek commands his mistress

"I always get what I want...and I want you." Making billions and bedding beautiful women couldn't make Bastien Zikos forget the lustrous dark hair, haunting eyes and outrageous defiance of Delilah Moore. So Bastien has gone to great lengths to ensure that the one--and only--woman to have ever turned him down returns to him. If Delilah wants to save her father's ailing business, she must agree to Bastien's commands: be his mistress, wear his diamonds and wait for him in his bed! But what will thi

Aug 26, 2015
The headmaster's darlings - a mountain brook novel by Clark, Katherine, 1962 November 11-

The headmaster's darlings - a mountain brook novel

The headmaster's darlings is a satirical comedy of manners featuring the morbidly obese Norman Laney, an unorthodox, inspirational English teacher and college counselor for an elite private school in Mountain Brook, a privileged community outside of Birmingham. A natural wonder from blue-collar Alabama, Laney has barged into the exclusive world of Mountain Brook on the strength of his sensational figure and its several-hundred-pound commitment to art and culture. His mission is to defeat "the ba

Aug 26, 2015
The Immortal Nicholas - The Untold Story of the Man and the Legend by Beck, Glenn

The Immortal Nicholas - The Untold Story of the Man and the Legend

Aug 27, 2015
The kindness by Samson, Polly.

The kindness

A novel both heartbreaking and hopeful, about love and family, and the major and minor ways we lose people in our lives--from an acclaimed talent.

Aug 27, 2015
The last time I saw her - a novel by Robards, Karen, author.

The last time I saw her - a novel

"In the sizzling new novel from New York Times bestselling author Karen Robards, Dr. Charlie Stone must prove the innocence of a dangerously sexy condemned man, or lose her one chance at true love. THE LAST TIME I SAW HER In this world, Dr. Charlotte 'Charlie' Stone skillfully probes the twisted minds of incarcerated serial killers to better understand what makes them tick, and to help nab those who remain at large. But in the next world, Charlotte's ghostly lover--convicted killer Michael Garla

Aug 27, 2015
The Prince and I by Hawkins, Karen, author.

The Prince and I

Lady Murian, who is seeking revenge against the man who killed her husband and stole his birthright, robs nobles in order to survive, but she gets more than she bargained for when she ambushes warrior prince Max Romanovin.

Aug 27, 2015
The Real Justine by Amidon, Stephen

The Real Justine

Aug 27, 2015
The rebel daughter by Robinson, Lauri.

The rebel daughter

"No more watching from the sidelines for Twyla Nightingale: her feet are firmly on the dance floor! She won't let anyone sour the delicious taste of freedom--especially not Forrest Reynolds, back in town after all this time. Forrest didn't expect a warm welcome from the Nightingale sisters, not after their lives had been so dramatically upturned. But seeing the challenge in Twyla's eyes, Forrest takes this rebel for a wild dance she won't forget!"-- From back cover.

Aug 27, 2015
The rim of morning - two tales of cosmic horror by Sloane, William, 1906-1974.

The rim of morning - two tales of cosmic horror

"In the 1930s, William Sloane wrote two brilliant novels that gave a whole new meaning to cosmic horror. In To Walk the Night, Bark X and his college buddy Jerry Lister, a science whiz, head back to the old alma mater to catch a football game and to visit a cherished professor of astronomy. In the midst of the game, a strange inimical presence seems to grip the entire stadium; after, the two young men discover the body of their professor, consumed by fire; and before long Jerry is married to the

Aug 27, 2015
The scent of secrets - a novel by Thynne, Jane.

The scent of secrets - a novel

"Clara Vine, a half-Jewish Anglo-German, uses her unique access to the upper echelons of pre-war Nazi society to spy for her native Britain. The novel richly fuses fact and fiction with a cast of real Nazis and their British admirers, such as the Mitfordsisters and the Duke and Duchess of Windsor. Clara Vine, through her friendship with Eva Braun, finds herself enmeshed in a plot to assassinate Hitler"--

Aug 27, 2015
The summer cottage - a novel by Kietzman, Susan, author.

The summer cottage - a novel

"Helen Street spent every summer of her childhood at her family's cedar-shake cottage on Long Island Sound. The youngest of four, she shared her mother Claire's athletic genes and relished the orchestrated games and competitions that filled those warm, endless days. Unlike her older siblings--fiery Charlotte, ambitious Thomas, middle-child Pammy--Helen rarely felt the pressure of her mother's high expectations. Thirty years later, with her brother and sisters scattered, Helen is the sole caregiv

Aug 27, 2015
The summertime girls by Hankin, Laura, author.

The summertime girls

"When two lifelong friends reunite for one more summer in small-town Maine, they must bridge the gap caused by the dreams and secrets that tore them apart; Ally Morris and Beth Abbott were beyond inseparable. From the very first time they met, the girls knew they'd found a once-in-a-lifetime friendship. But sometimes, life can't help but get in the way. As time goes by, disappointments and petty resentments begin to alter what they once thought was forever. Ally's boho lifestyle leaves her dr

Aug 27, 2015
The taming of the queen by Gregory, Philippa, author.

The taming of the queen

"A riveting new Tudor tale featuring King Henry VIII's sixth wife Kateryn Parr, the first English queen to publish under her own name. Why would a woman marry a serial killer? Because she cannot refuse... Kateryn Parr, a thirty-year-old widow in a secret affair with a new lover, has no choice when a man old enough to be her father who has buried four wives--King Henry VIII--commands her to marry him. Kateryn has no doubt about the danger she faces: the previous queen lasted sixteen months, t

Aug 27, 2015
The Texas Ranger's bride by Winters, Rebecca, 1940-, author.

The Texas Ranger's bride

With his roots tracing back to the original Texas Rangers, Cy Vance takes his job seriously. To protect and defend takes on new meaning when he's assigned to safeguard Kellie Parrish, a stunning-barrel racing celebrity who has a dangerous admirer. But going undercover to catch the stalker backfires when his inspired scheme awakens feelings that could compromise Cy's strict code of honor. To her fans, Kellie just became the luckiest cowgirl on the planet. Too bad her marriage to the hunky lawman

Aug 27, 2015
Thunderstruck by Thompson, Vicki Lewis, author.

Thunderstruck

Aug 27, 2015
Tough love by Foster, Lori, 1958-

Tough love

Vanity Baker knows the best way to keep the famously commitment-phobic Stack "The Wolf" Hannigan around is to keep things casual between them. But when Stack's troublemaking family arrives on the scene, threatening everything he cares about, Stack realizes they are much more than friends with benefits.

Aug 27, 2015
Trip through your wires - a novel by Layden, Sarah, author.

Trip through your wires - a novel

Aug 27, 2015
Vendetta - a novel by Harris, Lisa, 1969-

Vendetta - a novel

Aug 27, 2015
Vintage - a novel by Baker, David, 1971-

Vintage - a novel

"A humorous and evocative debut novel about a food journalist's desperate attempt to save his career--and possibly, his marriage--by tracking an extremely valuable bottle of wine stolen by the Nazis over half a century ago"--

Aug 27, 2015
What to do with a duke by MacKenzie, Sally, author.

What to do with a duke

"Welcome to the charming, fatefully named village of Loves Bridge, where a woman destined for spinsterhood can live a life of her own choosing--or fall unexpectedly, madly in love ... Miss Isabelle Catherine Hutting would rather be lounging in the library than circling the ballroom in search of a husband any day. So when Cat hears that the town's infamous Spinster House is open for a new resident, she jumps at the chance to put all this marriage business behind her. But first she must make arran

Aug 27, 2015
Wildest dreams by Carr, Robyn, author.

Wildest dreams

Blake Smiley searched the country for just the right place to call home. The professional triathlete has traveled the world, but Thunder Point has what he needs to put down the roots he's never had. In the quiet coastal town he can focus on his training without distractions. Until he meets his new neighbors and everything changes. Lin Su Simmons and her teenage son, Charlie, are fixtures at Winnie Banks's house as Lin Su nurses Winnie through the realities of ALS. A single mother, Lin Su is pro

Aug 27, 2015
Woman of the dead - a novel by Aichner, Bernhard, 1972- author.

Woman of the dead - a novel

A grieving widow and professional mortician discovers there was more to the hit-and-run accident that took her husband's life than she originally thought, and vows to find out and get revenge on those responsible.

Aug 27, 2015
You too can have a body like mine - a novel by Kleeman, Alexandra, author.

You too can have a body like mine - a novel

"A missing-person mystery told from the point of view of the missing person; an American horror story that concerns sex and friendship, consumption and appetite, faith and transformation, real food and reality television; and ... a wholly singular view of modern womanhood"--Dust jacket flap.

Aug 27, 2015
You're the Earl that I want by Bowen, Kelly, author

You're the Earl that I want

For businessman Heath Hextall, inheriting an earldom has been a damnable nuisance. The answer: find a well-bred, biddable woman to keep his life in order and observe the required social niceties. But it's always been clear that Lady Josephine Somerhall is not that woman. Once a shy slip of a girl, Joss is now brilliant, beautiful chaos in a ball gown.

Aug 27, 2015
Zer0es by Wendig, Chuck, author.

Zer0es

Five iconoclastic hackers are recruited against their will to serve the U.S. government by working as cyberspies before discovering an NSA artificial intelligence program that is rapidly growing out of control.

Aug 26, 2015