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Cradle and all. by Patterson, James, 1947- author. Cradle and all.

Sep 27, 2016
Treasured Grace by Peterson, Tracie Treasured Grace

Sep 28, 2016
Humans, bow down by Patterson, James, 1947- author. Humans, bow down

The Great War is over. The Robots have won. The humans who survived have two choices--they can submit and serve the vicious rulers they created or be banished to the Reserve, a desolate, unforgiving landscape where it's a crime to be human. And the robots aren't content--following the orders of their soulless leader, they're planning to conquer humanity's last refuge. With nothing left to lose, Six, a feisty, determined young woman whose family was killed with the first shots of the war, is a re

Sep 28, 2016
November storm by Oldshue, Robert, author. November storm

"In each of the stories in Robert Oldshue's debut collection, the characters want to be decent but find that hard to define. In the first story, an elderly couple is told that delivery of their Thanksgiving dinner has been canceled due to an impending blizzard. Unwilling to have guests but nothing to serve them, they make a run to the grocery, hoping to get there and back before the snow, but crash their car into the last of their neighbors. In "The Receiving Line," a male prostitute tricks a c

Sep 29, 2016
Spring hope by Rogers, Martha, 1936- Spring hope

Sep 29, 2016
Suddenly Dating by London, Julia Suddenly Dating

Sep 29, 2016
Terminal impact - a Jack Valentine Marine Sniper novel by Henderson, Charles, 1948- author. Terminal impact - a Jack Valentine Marine Sniper novel

"From the author of Marine Sniper--the classic true account of Sergeant Carlos Hathcock--comes a gripping and gritty new novel about a sniper on the trail of al-Qaeda terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi in post-9/11 Iraq... At age twenty, Marine Scout-SniperJack Valentine had his first kill in Iraq at the start of the Persian Gulf War. Now, it's 2006, and he's back in Baghdad, obsessed with taking down al-Qaeda terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi. Jack missed his first shot at Zarqawi, and it's haunted h

Sep 29, 2016
Virtues of Christmas by Burrowes, Grace Virtues of Christmas

Sep 29, 2016
That scandalous evening / The Governess Brides by Dodd, Christina. That scandalous evening / The Governess Brides

When Miss Jane Higgenbothem's sculpture of Lord Blackburn--the man she secretly adores--was revealed, making her a laughingstock, she fled to the country in shame, but now, ten years later, she returns as a chaperone to her niece and encounters Lord Blackburn--a man who is not about to let bygones be bygones

Sep 29, 2016
Winter promise by Rogers, Martha Winter promise

Sep 29, 2016
Woman of God by Patterson, James, 1947- author. Woman of God

"St. Peter's Square, Rome. White smoke signals that a new Pope has been chosen. Is it possible that the new Pope is a woman? The world is watching as historic crowds gather in Rome, waiting for news of a new Pope, one who promises to be unlike any other in the Church's history. Some followers are ecstatic, but the leading candidate has made a legion of powerful enemies. From a difficult childhood with drug addled parents, to a career as a doctor on the front lines in Sudan, to a series of trials

Sep 29, 2016
Wreckage - a novel by Bleeker, Emily, author. Wreckage - a novel

Sep 29, 2016
Wormwood - a collection of short stories by Brite, Poppy Z. Wormwood - a collection of short stories

A collection of erotic horror stories follows the adventures of solace-seeking lonelyhearts on a North Carolina highway, behind a dusty Georgia carny show, in a Baton Rouge mausoleum, and in an alley in Calcutta

Sep 29, 2016
The 7th canon - a thriller by Dugoni, Robert, author. The 7th canon - a thriller

In San Francisco's seamy Tenderloin district, a teenage street hustler has been murdered in a shelter for boys. And the dedicated priest who runs the struggling home stands accused. But despite evidence that he's a killer, and worse, Father Thomas Martin stands by his innocence. And attorney Peter Donley stands with him. But a ruthless DA seeking headlines and a brutal homicide cop bent on vengeance have their own agendas.

Sep 29, 2016
113 minutes by Patterson, James, 1947- author. 113 minutes

Molly Rourke takes the law into her own hands following the murder of her son.

Sep 29, 2016
Act of frustration by Beckley, Ken Act of frustration

Sep 29, 2016
Showdown by Dekker, Ted, 1962-, author. Showdown

Sep 29, 2016
A royal Christmas wedding by Hauck, Rachel, 1960- author. A royal Christmas wedding

"Brighton kingdom legend says the man who rings the Pembroke Chapel bell at the Harvest Ball will be married by Christmas Day"--

Sep 29, 2016
A reckless promise / Winter's Camp Bonus Story by Michaels, Kasey/ Thomas, Jodi A reckless promise / Winter's Camp Bonus Story

Sep 29, 2016
Rebecca's bouquet by Baker, Lisa Jones, author. Rebecca's bouquet

Sep 29, 2016
Please Do Not Disturb by Glancy, Robert Please Do Not Disturb

Sep 29, 2016
The Pitchfork of Destiny by Heckel, Jack The Pitchfork of Destiny

Sep 29, 2016
Perfectly charming - a Morning Glory novel by Talley, Liz, author. Perfectly charming - a Morning Glory novel

Morning Glory native Jess Culpepper is desperate to get out of town after divorcing the only man she's ever dated. She takes a temporary nursing job in Florida and, thanks to the bequest of her late friend, Lacy, has the funds to rent a condo right on the beach. She&#x;s not prepared to literally trip over her old high school lab partner--and definitely not prepared for how deliciously hot he is now. Ryan Reyes, once known as "The Brain," has worked hard to become more than the skinny nerd that

Sep 29, 2016
The penny jumper - a novella by Grippando, James, 1958- author. The penny jumper - a novella

Hired to write stock trading codes for a Wall Street firm, astrophysicist Ainsley Grace finds her research called into question and her entire world turned upside down when she is framed for stealing trade secrets.

Sep 29, 2016
The ninth life of Louis Drax by Jensen, Liz, 1959- author. The ninth life of Louis Drax

Louis Drax has always been accident prone, but when he falls off a cliff and into a coma on his ninth birthday, it may not have been an accident, and the only one with the key to the truth may be Louis himself.

Sep 29, 2016
Love's attraction by Cleveland, David Adams Love's attraction

Sep 29, 2016
Kilkenny by L'Amour, Louis Kilkenny

Sep 29, 2016
His Bloody Project - Documents Relating to the Case of Roderick Macrae - Longlisted for the Booker Prize 2016 by Burnet, Graeme Macrae His Bloody Project - Documents Relating to the Case of Roderick Macrae - Longlisted for the Booker Prize 2016

Sep 29, 2016
Hillary by Buffa, Dudley W. Hillary

Sep 29, 2016
Guardian's mate by Ashley, Jennifer, author. Guardian's mate

Sep 29, 2016
Folly Cove by Robinson, Holly, 1955- author. Folly Cove

"An emotional and rich new novel about family and secrets from the acclaimed author of Chance Harbor. The ties of family bind us forever--no matter how far we may go to escape them... The Bradford sisters are famous in Rockport, Massachusetts: for their beauty, their singing voices, their legendary ancestors, and their elegant mother, Sarah, who has run the historic Folly Cove Inn alone ever since her husband disappeared. The two youngest sisters, Anne and Elly, fled Folly Cove as soon as the

Sep 29, 2016
Fatal Frost by Mehl, Nancy Fatal Frost

Sep 29, 2016
A Fairy-tale Ending by Heckel, Jack A Fairy-tale Ending

Sep 29, 2016
Destiny Lingers by Watts, Rolonda Destiny Lingers

Sep 29, 2016
Christmas in Eternity Springs by March, Emily Christmas in Eternity Springs

Sep 29, 2016
Beloved invader by Price, Eugenia Beloved invader

Sep 29, 2016
Baby come back by Spindler, Erica, 1957- author. Baby come back

When Hayes Bradford, the widowed father she'd nearly married twelve years ago, comes to her for advice about his teenage son, Alice Dougherty suddenly finds herself in the middle of the family she still wants to call her own.

Sep 29, 2016
Autumn song by Rogers, Martha Autumn song

Sep 29, 2016
Ashton- lord of truth by Burrowes, Grace Ashton- lord of truth

Sep 29, 2016
Addlands - a novel by Bullough, Tom, author. Addlands - a novel

A complex family with a tortured secret, the Hamers live on a large homestead in Radnorshire, Wales. Idris, the unbending patriarch and tyrant of the family, is a man suspicious of any change. Etty, his indomitable wife, is a woman born into a world unequipped to deal with her. Oliver, their only son, is a junior boxing champion turned hellraising local legend. A novel concerned both with the huge changes of 20th-century rural life, and that life in its eternal details.

Sep 29, 2016
Sirius - a novel about the little dog who almost changed history by Crown, Jonathan, 1953- author. Sirius - a novel about the little dog who almost changed history

"A highly original, tragicomic novel as seen through Sirius, an extraordinary dog who helps his Jewish family escape from Germany to California, becomes a Hollywood star, and, ultimately, contributes to Hitler's downfall"--

Sep 30, 2016
Spring hope by Rogers, Martha, 1936- Spring hope

"Libby Cantrell's life has gone from bad to worse since her mother's death. After working in a brothel to support her abusive father, she sees no hope for her future until one cold winter night when she finds the courage to escape. When she collapses in Portersfield, Texas, exhausted, ill, and hungry, Sheriff Cory Muldoon finds her and takes her to the doctor. Against Cory's better judgment, Seth and Erin Winston take her in and offer her a job as a nanny for their young son. As a minister, Seth

Sep 30, 2016
Rebecca's bouquet by Baker, Lisa Jones, author. Rebecca's bouquet

Three young Amish women, gifted with hand-carved hope chests to hold their treasures and their dreams for the future, find the inspiration they need to help them reconcile love and faith in the most unexpected ways. The last thing Rebecca Sommer dreamed her plan to wed would bring is a heart-wrenching choice. She thought she and her betrothed, William, would spend the rest of their lives in Illinois' heartland, raising a family in their close-knit Amish hometown. But when he must travel far out

Sep 30, 2016
The queen's accomplice by MacNeal, Susan Elia, author. The queen's accomplice

"This New York Times bestselling mystery series continues as American-born codebreaker extraordinaire, Maggie Hope, returns to England to continue her intelligence work during World War II. England, 1942. Great Britain and the U.S. have joined forces to fight the Nazis. In London, Maggie Hope takes on the biggest challenge of her career: finding a killer who models himself on Jack the Ripper--and who targets female intelligence agents...like Maggie"--

Sep 30, 2016
Public library and other stories by Smith, Ali, 1962- author. Public library and other stories

"Why are books so very powerful? What do the books we've read over our lives--our own personal libraries--make of us? What does the unraveling of our tradition of public libraries, so hard-won but now in jeopardy, say about us? The stories in Ali Smith's new collection are about what we do with books and what they do with us: how they travel with us; how they shock us, change us, challenge us, banish time while making us older, wiser and ageless all at once; how they remind us to pay attention t

Sep 30, 2016
The perks of loving a scoundrel by McQuiston, Jennifer, author. The perks of loving a scoundrel

"Every girl dreams of a hero...But sometimes only a scoundrel will do. No one loves books more than Miss Mary Channing. Perhaps that's why she's reached the ripe old age of six-and-twenty without ever being kissed. Her future may be as bland as milk toast, but Mary is content to simply dream about the heroes and adventures she reads about in her books. That way she won't end up with a villain instead. When she unexpectedly finds herself in the arms of Geoffrey Westmore, London's most notorious s

Sep 30, 2016
Perfect pairing by Spangler, Rachel. Perfect pairing

Sep 30, 2016
The other Einstein - a novel by Benedict, Marie, author. The other Einstein - a novel

The Other Einstein offers us a window into a brilliant, fascinating woman whose light was lost in Einstein's enormous shadow. It is the story of Einstein's wife, a brilliant physicist in her own right, whose contribution to the special theory of relativity is hotly debated and may have been inspired by her own profound and very personal insight. Mitza Maric has always been a little different from other girls. Most twenty-year-olds are wives by now, not studying physics at an elite Zurich univers

Sep 30, 2016
A reckless promise by Michaels, Kasey, author. A reckless promise

Honoring a vow made on the battlefield, Darby Travers, Viscount Nailbourne, takes in his new ward, his late comrade's young daughter, and the girl's aunt, Sadie Grace Boxer, a lovely woman who is guarding a dangerous secret, in a book that also includes a bonus story, "Winter's Camp," by Jodi Thomas.

Sep 30, 2016
Twelve days of Christmas - a novel by Macomber, Debbie, author. Twelve days of Christmas - a novel

"Continuing in a festive annual tradition, #1 New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber returns with a new original holiday novel full of romance and cheer-- and the magical prospect of finding love in even the most guarded hearts. Friendly and bubbly, Julia Padden likes nearly everyone, but her standoffish neighbor, Cain Maddox, presents a particular challenge. No matter how hard she's tried to be nice, Cain rudely rebuffs her at every turn, preferring to keep to himself. But when Julia

Sep 30, 2016
113 minutes by Patterson, James, 1947- author. 113 minutes

Molly Rourke takes the law into her own hands following the murder of her son.

Sep 30, 2016
Addlands - a novel by Bullough, Tom, author. Addlands - a novel

A complex family with a tortured secret, the Hamers live on a large homestead in Radnorshire, Wales. Idris, the unbending patriarch and tyrant of the family, is a man suspicious of any change. Etty, his indomitable wife, is a woman born into a world unequipped to deal with her. Oliver, their only son, is a junior boxing champion turned hellraising local legend. A novel concerned both with the huge changes of 20th-century rural life, and that life in its eternal details.

Sep 30, 2016
To love a Texas ranger by Broday, Linda, author. To love a Texas ranger

Sep 30, 2016
That scandalous evening by Dodd, Christina. That scandalous evening

An innocent English miss conceived of it, her hands gliding across the clay, delineating each smoothly defined muscle and sinew, creating a sculpture of the man she worshipped. When the likeness was exposed, along with Miss Jane Higgenbothem's secret tendre for Lord Blackburn, the ton's gleeful contempt sent the lady back to the country in disgrace. Now a decade later, she's back in London, as a chaperone to her beautiful niece. But to Blackburn, Jane's unwitting model, the cool, reticent spinst

Sep 30, 2016
The trespasser by French, Tana, author. The trespasser

"Being on the Murder Squad is nothing like Detective Antoinette Conway dreamed it would be. Her partner, Stephen Moran, is the only person who seems glad she's there. The rest of her working life is a stream of thankless cases, vicious pranks, and harassment. Antoinette is savagely tough, but she's getting close to the breaking point. Their new case looks like yet another by-the-numbers lovers' quarrel gone bad. Aislinn Murray is blond, pretty, groomed to a shine, and dead in her catalog-perfect

Sep 30, 2016
Louise's lies by Shaber, Sarah R. Louise's lies

1943, Washington D.C.. On a bitterly cold December night, Government girl Louise Pearlie and her friend Joe Prager are enjoying a quiet drink in the Baron Steuben Inn when a bloodstained body is discovered behing the bar. Although the vicitm had been a regular customer, no one seems to know anything about him. When it turns out there is a link to Louise's top-secret work at the OSS, she is ordered to find out as much as possible about the murder while keeping the connection secret from those

Sep 30, 2016
Open - get ready for the adventure of a lifetime by Gregory, David, 1959- author. Open - get ready for the adventure of a lifetime

Sep 30, 2016
Mercury - a novel by Livesey, Margot, author. Mercury - a novel

The family life and security of a Boston optometrist is shattered by his wife's growing obsession with a beautiful thoroughbred horse and her dreams of becoming a serious competitor.

Sep 30, 2016
Holiday temptation by Holiday temptation

A gift of love: A drama professor works on her playwriting at a cafe where an attractive male barista works.

Sep 30, 2016
The edge of violence by Johnstone, William W., author. The edge of violence

It is the fall of 1867. Twenty-two years have passed since Tim Colter and his family were ambushed on the Oregon Trail, forcing the young boy to grow up, forge ahead, and find an unlikely ally in one-eyed mountain man Jed Reno. Now a widowed deputy U.S. marshal and Civil War veteran, Colter is finally ready to remarry and settle down. But, when a dangerous new assignment becomes a life-or-death struggle for the soul of a town and the heart of its people, Colter must deputize his trusted old frie

Sep 30, 2016
Dolphin drone - a military thriller by Grundvig, James author. Dolphin drone - a military thriller

Sep 30, 2016
Among the living by Rabb, Jonathan, author. Among the living

"A moving novel about a Holocaust survivor's unconventional journey back to a new normal in 1940s Savannah, Georgia. In late summer 1947, thirty-one-year-old Yitzhak Goldah, a camp survivor, arrives in Savannah to live with his only remaining relatives. They are Abe and Pearl Jesler, older, childless, and an integral part of the thriving Jewish community that has been in Georgia since the founding of the colony. There, Yitzhak discovers a fractured world, where Reform and Conservative Jews live

Sep 30, 2016
The angel of Forest Hill - an Amish Christmas romance by Woodsmall, Cindy, author. The angel of Forest Hill - an Amish Christmas romance

"This original Amish Christmas novella from best-selling author Cindy Woodsmall promises to warm the hearts of her many fans with its Old Order Amish ways, touching romance, realistic faith experiences, and holiday-season family drama"--

Sep 30, 2016
The Guineveres - a novel by Domet, Sarah, author. The Guineveres - a novel

"In the vein of The Virgin Suicides, a dazzling debut novel about four girls inexplicably named Guinevere, all left by their parents to be raised by nuns"--

Sep 30, 2016
Guardian's mate by Ashley, Jennifer, author. Guardian's mate

The New York Times bestselling author of White Tiger returns as primal desire draws two lone shifters into each other's arms ... She wasn't ready to lead ... Chosen as the Guardian of her Montana Shiftertown, wolf Shifter Rae Lyall is facing opposition--for no woman has ever been selected for this powerful position. Still adjusting to the new authority thrust upon her, Rae travels to train with Zander Moncrieff, a Shifter healer, tasked with teaching her about her new role and its responsibiliti

Sep 30, 2016
Her renegade rancher by Ryan, Jennifer, 1973- author. Her renegade rancher

Luna Hill has inherited a gift that will let her stay in her Montana ranching town, and a start a romance with rancher Colt Kendrick. When Luna is threated by someone unhappy with her good fortune, Colt will risk everything he has to keep her safe.

Sep 30, 2016
Kilkenny - a novel by L'Amour, Louis, 1908-1988, author. Kilkenny - a novel

Former gunman, Kilkenny settles on a ranch in Utah, but his past catches up to him when powerful rancher Jared Tetlow threatens to buy out or kill ranchers for their grasslands, especially Kilkenny--the man who killed his son.

Sep 30, 2016
An Irish country love story by Taylor, Patrick, 1941- An Irish country love story

"For decades, ever since the war, Number One Main Street, Ballybucklebo, has housed O'Reilly and his practice ... It is to Number One that patients young and old come when they need a doctor's care, for everything from the measles to a rare and baffling blood disease. An unexpected turn of events threatens to drive O'Reilly from his home for good, unless the entire village can rally behind their doctor and prove that love really can conquer all"--

Sep 30, 2016
In safe hands by Ruggle, Katie, author. In safe hands

Chris Jennings' job with the Field County Sheriff's Department allows him to follow his passions--upholding the law and keeping one woman safe from harm, until agoraphobic Daisy Little witnesses a crime from her bedroom window that places her in imminent danger.

Sep 30, 2016
The big book of Jack the Ripper stories by The big book of Jack the Ripper stories

"A new anthology from Edgar Award-winning editor Otto Penzler, centered around the historical enigma whose name has become synonymous with fear: Jack the Ripper. A VINTAGE CRIME/BLACK LIZARD ORIGINAL. Of all the real-life serial killers whose gruesome deeds have splashed across headlines throughout human history, few have reached the near-mythical status of Jack the Ripper. Terrorizing the world with a rash of violent murders in London's East End in the fall of 1888, Saucy Jack seemed to vanish

Sep 30, 2016
A sister's wish by Gray, Shelley Shepard, author. A sister's wish

Sep 30, 2016
The sheriffs of Savage Wells by Eden, Sarah M., author. The sheriffs of Savage Wells

"Paisley Bell is more than capable of being the sheriff of the sleepy town of Savage Wells--even if she is a woman. But when famed lawman Cade O'Brien arrives to take over the job, the two engage in a showdown of wits and skill. As sparks fly between the two sheriffs, Paisley is afraid she might not only lose her job, but also her heart."--Text from publisher.

Sep 30, 2016
The seductive one by Mallery, Susan. The seductive one

Brenna Marcelli must turn to an old love and family nemesis in order to prove to her grandfather she is capable of managing her family's winery.

Sep 30, 2016
Only daughter by Snoekstra, Anna, author. Only daughter

In 2003, sixteen-year-old Rebecca Winter disappeared. She'd been enjoying her teenage summer break: working at a fast-food restaurant, crushing on an older boy and shoplifting with her best friend. Mysteriously ominous things began to happen-blood in the bed, periods of blackouts, a feeling of being watched-though Bec remained oblivious of what was to come. Eleven years later she is replaced. A young woman, desperate after being arrested, claims to be the decade-missing Bec. Soon the impostor is

Sep 30, 2016
The Marcelli princess by Mallery, Susan. The Marcelli princess

"When she is suddenly reunited with the father of her young son, a man she had believed died years ago, Mia Marcelli is stunned to discover that he is actually Rafael, Prince of Calandria, and that his death had been staged as part of an undercover mission."--

Sep 30, 2016
The Marcelli bride by Mallery, Susan. The Marcelli bride

"Disgruntled Navy SEAL Joe Marcelli is upset about being assigned to protect the president's headstrong grown daughter, Darcy Jensen, after she survives a kidnapping attempt and is sent to the Marcelli Winery to hide out from enemies."--

Sep 30, 2016
Late stories by Dixon, Stephen, 1936- author. Late stories

"The interlinked tales in this Late Stories detail the excursions of an aging narrator navigating the amorphous landscape of grief in a series of tender and often waggishly elliptical digressions"--Amazon.com.

Sep 30, 2016
The girl in the castle - a novel by Montefiore, Santa, 1970- author. The girl in the castle - a novel

International sensation Santa Montefiore presents the first book in a trilogy that follows three Irish women through the decades of the twentieth century--perfect for fans of Kate Morton and Hazel Gaynor.Born on the ninth day of the ninth month in the year 1900, Kitty Deverill is special as her grandmother has always told her. Built on the stunning green hills of West Cork, Ireland, Castle Deverill is Kitty's beloved home, where many generations of Deverills have also resided. Although she's Ang

Sep 30, 2016
Gaining visibility by Hearon, Pamela, author. Gaining visibility

Poignant and uplifting, it is an exhilarating story of one woman's realization that even the deepest scars have a beauty of their own.

Sep 30, 2016
The fall of the House of Cabal by Howard, Jonathan L., author. The fall of the House of Cabal

"Johannes Cabal, a necromancer of some little infamy, has come into possession of a vital clue that may lead him to his ultimate goal--a cure for death. The path is vague, however, and certainly treacherous as it takes him into strange territories that, quite literally, no one has ever seen before. The task is too dangerous to venture upon alone, so he must seek assistance, comrades for the coming travails. Assisted--ably and otherwise--by his vampiric brother Horst and by the kindly accompanime

Sep 30, 2016
The doctor is in by Weber, Carl, 1964- author. The doctor is in

Dr. Kasen Phillips has the magic touch when it comes to helping his patients who are in dire need of counseling services, but when the love of his life winds up missing in action, Kasen's life takes a horrific turn for the worse. His office manager, Voncile Harper, is there to lend a helping hand. She's on a mission to shake Kasen from his misery, by offering him her sweet heat that he can't resist. It's not long before Kasen finds himself caught up in a web of Voncile's lies, and when he realiz

Sep 30, 2016
Do you want to start a scandal by Dare, Tessa, author. Do you want to start a scandal

Sep 30, 2016
The Coldwater warm hearts club by Eddings, Lexi, author. The Coldwater warm hearts club

Sep 30, 2016
The black notebook by Modiano, Patrick, 1945- author. The black notebook

"A writer's notebook becomes the key that unlocks memories of a love formed and lost in 1960s Paris. In the aftermath of Algeria's war of independence, Paris was a city rife with suspicion and barely suppressed violence. Amid this tension, Jean, a young writer adrift, met and fell for Dannie, an enigmatic woman fleeing a troubled past. A half century later, with his old black notebook as a guide, he retraces this fateful period in his life, recounting how, through Dannie, he became mixed up with

Sep 30, 2016
Ben-Hur - a tale of the Christ by Wallace, Carol, 1955- Ben-Hur - a tale of the Christ

"As one of the bestselling stories of all time, Lew Wallace's Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ has captivated and enthralled millions around the world--both in print and on the big screen. Now Lew's great-great-granddaughter has taken the old-fashioned prose of this classic novel and breathed new life into it for today's audience. The story follows Judah Ben-Hur, a Jewish nobleman whose childhood friend Messala betrays him. Accused of trying to murder the new Roman governor in Jerusalem, Judah is s

Sep 30, 2016
The Wangs vs. the world by Chang, Jade, 1975- author. The Wangs vs. the world

"A hilarious debut novel about a wealthy but fractured Chinese immigrant family that had it all, only to lose every last cent--and about the road trip they take across America that binds them back together. Charles Wang is mad at America. A brash, lovable immigrant businessman who built a cosmetics empire and made a fortune, he's just been ruined by the financial crisis. Now all Charles wants is to get his kids safely stowed away so that he can go to China and attempt to reclaim his family's anc

Sep 30, 2016
Vampire in love - and other stories by Vila-Matas, Enrique, 1948- author. Vampire in love - and other stories

Sep 30, 2016
Broken trust - a badge of honor novel by Griffin, W. E. B., author. Broken trust - a badge of honor novel

While investigating the death of a young socialite, sergeant Matt Payne begins to doubt reports of her long struggle with mental illness and uncovers secrets that place lives at risk.

Sep 30, 2016
By gaslight - a novel by Price, Steven, 1976- author. By gaslight - a novel

"A literary historical suspense novel, centered on the uneasy, complex relationship of William Pinkerton-- the greatest detective of his age-- and Adam Foole, a thief whose past is inextricably linked with Pinkerton's own"--

Sep 30, 2016
Friday on my mind by French, Nicci, author. Friday on my mind

"In Nicci's French's thrilling fifth book, London psychotherapist Frieda Klein herself becomes the prime suspect in a murder. A bloated corpse turns up in the Thames, throat slashed, and the only clue is a hospital wristband reading Dr. F. Klein. Frieda is taken to see the body and realizes with horror that it is Sandy, her ex-boyfriend. She's certain that the killer is Dean Reeve--the man who has never stopped haunting her. But the police think he has been dead for years, and Frieda is their nu

Sep 30, 2016
Folly Cove by Robinson, Holly, 1955- author. Folly Cove

"An emotional and rich new novel about family and secrets from the acclaimed author of Chance Harbor. The ties of family bind us forever--no matter how far we may go to escape them ... The Bradford sisters are famous in Rockport, Massachusetts: for their beauty, their singing voices, their legendary ancestors, and their elegant mother, Sarah, who has run the historic Folly Cove Inn alone ever since her husband disappeared. The two youngest sisters, Anne and Elly, fled Folly Cove as soon as they

Sep 30, 2016
Every man a menace by Hoffman, Patrick, author. Every man a menace

"San Francisco is about to receive the biggest delivery of MDMA to hit the West Coast in years. Raymond Gaspar, just out of prison, is sent to the city to check in on the increasingly erratic dealer expected to take care of distribution. In Miami, the man responsible for getting the drugs across the Pacific has just met the girl of his dreams--a woman who can't seem to keep her story straight. And thousands of miles away in Bangkok, someone farther up the supply chain is about to make a phone ca

Sep 30, 2016
El paso - a novel by Groom, Winston, 1944- author. El paso - a novel

Sep 30, 2016
Denim and lace by Palmer, Diana, author. Denim and lace

Bess Samson was raised in privilege, but always had a thing for Cade Hollister, the rough-and-tumble cowboy next door, even ignoring her controlling, class-conscious mother's warning to stay away from him. But he turned her down - hard. Humiliated, she grew up and moved on, but never truly gave up hope. Cade has secretly always adored Bess - but is filled with disdain for the Samsons' wealth. Once, the families had been friends, until dark secrets and scandal caused a bitter rift, and now her fa

Sep 30, 2016
Darkest journey by Graham, Heather, author. Darkest journey

They say it's about the journey, not the destination ...Charlene "Charlie" Moreau is back in St. Francisville, Louisiana, to work on a movie. One night, she stumbles across the body of a Civil War reenactor, the second murdered in two days. Charlie is shocked to learn that her father--a guide on the Journey, a historic paddle wheeler that's sponsoring the reenactment--is a suspect. Meanwhile, Ethan Delaney, new to the FBI's Krewe of Hunters, is brought in on the case. He and Charlie have a histo

Sep 30, 2016
The angel of history - a novel by Alameddine, Rabih, author. The angel of history - a novel

""There are many ways to break someone's heart, but Rabih Alameddine is one rare writer who not only breaks our hearts but gives every broken piece a new life."--Yiyun Li Following the critical and commercial success of An Unnecessary Woman, Alameddine delivers a spectacular portrait of a man and an era of profound political and social upheaval. Set over the course of one night in the waiting room of a psych clinic, The Angel of History follows Yemeni-born poet Jacob as he revisits the events of

Sep 30, 2016
A spring betrayal by Callaghan, Tom, author. A spring betrayal

"Two-fisted Kyrgyzstani detective Akyl Borubaev returns to investigate a savage series of child murders that threatens to topple the political order"--

Sep 30, 2016
Coffin road by May, Peter, 1951- author. Coffin road

In the Outer Hebrides of Scotland, a man washes up on a deserted beach with no knowledge of who he is or how he got there, while homicide detective George Gunn makes the ocean crossing to a remote lighthouse on a rock in the North Atlantic to investigate a brutal murder.

Sep 30, 2016
The captive heart - a novel by Griep, Michelle, author. The captive heart - a novel

"On the run from a brute of an aristocratic employer, Eleanor Morgan escapes from England to America, the land of the free, for the opportunity to serve an upstanding Charles Town family. But freedom is hard to come by as an indentured servant, and downright impossible when she's forced to agree to an even harsher contract - marriage to a man she's never met." -- page [4] of cover.

Sep 30, 2016
The bookshop on the corner - a novel by Colgan, Jenny, author. The bookshop on the corner - a novel

Nina Redmond is a literary matchmaker. Pairing a reader with that perfect book is her passion... and also her job. Or at least it was. Until yesterday, she was a librarian in the hectic city. But now the job she loved is no more. Determined to make a new life for herself, Nina moves to a sleepy village many miles away. There she buys a van and transforms it into a bookmobile--a mobile bookshop that she drives from neighborhood to neighborhood, changing one life after another with the power of st

Sep 30, 2016
The art of us - a novel by Wilson, Teri, author. The art of us - a novel

"Harper Higgins, art history professor and Vincent van Gogh scholar, doesn't need a man. She needs an artist. Fast. The art show she's counting on to secure her tenure is in trouble. So when she collides with a ruggedly handsome man carrying a basket of violets on a rainy night in Boston, she thinks she's found her miracle. Cynical, brooding ex-soldier Tom Stone can paint. And he's quite good. He just needs Harper's artistic touch. But once she talks him into pretending he's a long-lost descenda

Sep 30, 2016
One Mississippi - a novel by Childress, Mark. One Mississippi - a novel

When Daniel Musgrove's troubled family moves to Mississippi just before his junior year, he is appalled. On top of the usual teenage humiliations, he now has to learn to say "y'all" and "Co-Cola" or risk being ostracized as a Yankee. But Daniel's loneliness fades when he meets fellow outsider Tim Cousins. You only need one best friend, he figures, to make it through high school alive. Daniel and Tim become inseparable, sharing a fascination with ridicule, The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour, and Arni

Sep 30, 2016
A most extraordinary pursuit by Gray, Juliana, 1972- author. A most extraordinary pursuit

"Known for her original plots, deft characterization, and lyrical voice, Juliana Gray presents an extraordinary novel of an uncommon pursuit ... February, 1906. As the personal secretary of the recently departed Duke of Olympia--and a woman of scrupulous character--Miss Emmeline Rose Truelove never expected her duties to involve steaming through the Mediterranean on a private yacht, under the prodigal eye of one Lord Silverton, the most charmingly corrupt bachelor in London. But here they are, i

Sep 30, 2016
The vanishing year - a novel by Moretti, Kate, author. The vanishing year - a novel

""The Vanishing Year is a stunner. A perfectly compulsive read that's impossible to put down."--Mary Kubica. "A chilling, powerful tale of nerve-shattering suspense." -Heather Gudenkauf. Zoe Whittaker is living a charmed life. She is the beautiful young wife to handsome, charming Wall Street tycoon Henry Whittaker. She is a member of Manhattan's social elite. She is on the board of one of the city's most prestigious philanthropic organizations. She has a perfect Tribeca penthouse in the city and

Sep 30, 2016
The Tengu's game of go by Hearn, Lian, author. The Tengu's game of go

In The Tengu's Game of Go , the final book of Lian Hearn's epic Tale of Shikanoko--all of which will be published in 2016--the rightful emperor is lost; illness and murder give rise to suspicions and make enemies of allies. Unrest rules the country. Only Shika can end the madness by returning the Lotus Throne to its rightful ruler. As destiny weaves its rich tapestry, a compelling drama plays out against a background of wild forests, elegant castles, hidden temples, and savage battlefields. This

Sep 30, 2016
The trouble with mistletoe - a Heartbreaker Bay novel by Shalvis, Jill, author. The trouble with mistletoe - a Heartbreaker Bay novel

Sep 30, 2016
The second winter by Larsen, Craig, author. The second winter

"Set in Denmark in the darkest days of World War II, [this] is a cinematic novel that, in its ... portrayal of a family struggling to survive the German occupation, both captures a savage moment in history and exposes the violence and want inherent in a father's love"--Amazon.com.

Sep 30, 2016
The name I call myself by Moran, Beth (Novelist) author. The name I call myself

"The good news for Faith is that she has met Perry. He's rich, gorgeous, and has vowed to leave his playboy ways behind forever and marry her. The bad news is that Perry's mother is planning Faith's nightmare wedding, including the dress from hell. While dreaming about her ideal ceremony, Faith goes to her mother's church -- and ends up joining the choir! Here she meet a man who makes her feel safe, perhaps even safe enough to share the dark secrets that are catching up with her. Secret she's n

Sep 30, 2016
Mattie's pledge - a novel by Drexler, Jan, author. Mattie's pledge - a novel

Sep 30, 2016
Christmas at Promise Lodge by Hubbard, Charlotte, 1953- author. Christmas at Promise Lodge

After an accident threatens to change the course of his life forever, Preacher Amos Troyer, wondering if the Lord has sent him a message, must call upon faith, hope and charity to find the right pathu`and prays for a Christmas blessing to convince widowed Mattie Schwartz to walk it with him.

Sep 30, 2016
A change of heart by Dev, Sonali, author. A change of heart

Dr. Nikhil 'Nic' Joshi had it all-marriage, career, purpose. Until, while working for Doctors Without Borders in a Mumbai slum, his wife, Jen, discovered a black market organ transplant ring. Before she could expose the truth, Jen was killed. Two years after the tragedy, Nic is a cruise ship doctor who spends his days treating seasickness and sunburn and his nights in a boozy haze. On one of those blurry evenings on deck, Nic meets a woman who makes a startling claim- she received Jen's heart in

Sep 30, 2016
Reckless creed by Kava, Alex, author. Reckless creed

"Ryder Creed, his K-9 search-and-rescue dogs, and FBI agent Maggie O'Dell find themselves at the center of a dire and mysterious case. In Chicago, a young man jumps from his thirtieth-story hotel room; along the Missouri river, a hunter and his son stumble upon a lake whose surface is littered with snow geese, all of them dead; and in southern Alabama, Ryder Creed and his search-and-rescue dog Grace find the body of a young woman who went missing in the Conecuh National Forest ... and it appears

Sep 30, 2016
The last wolf ; & Herman - the game warden, the death of a craft by Krasznahorkai, László, author. The last wolf ; & Herman - the game warden, the death of a craft

Sep 30, 2016
The Gustav Sonata - a novel by Tremain, Rose, author. The Gustav Sonata - a novel

Growing up sheltered from the echoes of World War II, Gustav forges an intense relationship with a mercurial Jewish boy, Anton, a talented pianist who introduces him to the harsh realities of racism, tolerance, and cruelty during a friendship spanning half a century.

Sep 30, 2016
Little boy blue by Arlidge, M. J., author Little boy blue

"Detective Helen Grace faces her own dark compulsions in the twisty new thriller from the author of Pop Goes the Weasel and Eeny Meeny. In the darkest corners of the city, there is a thriving nightlife where people can let loose and cross the lines of work and play, of pleasure and pain. But now that sanctuary has been breached. A killer has struck and a man is dead. In a world where disguises and discretion are the norm, one admission could unravel a life. No one wants to come forward to say wh

Sep 30, 2016
The life she wants by Carr, Robyn, author. The life she wants

In the aftermath of her financier husband's suicide, Emma Shay Compton's dream life is shattered. Richard Compton stole his clients' life savings to fund a lavish life in New York City and, although she was never involved in the business, Emma bears the burden of her husband's crimes. She is left with nothing. Only one friend stands by her, a friend she's known since high school, who encourages her to come home to Sonoma County. But starting over isn't easy and Sonoma is full of unhappy memories

Sep 30, 2016
The Amish Christmas kitchen by The Amish Christmas kitchen

"Something's always baking in an Amish oven, and at Christmastime, all the ingredients for joy are at hand. Wrap yourself in the warmth of the Amish home, and the Plain peace of hearts joined by love." (from back cover).

Sep 30, 2016
When love arrives - a novel by Alexander, Johnnie, author. When love arrives - a novel

Dani Prescott came to the children's hospital to spy on Brett Somers--so how did she end up on a date with him? Weeks earlier she'd seen an interview in which he blamed her mother for the plane crash that had killed his parents. But the crash had killed her mother as well, so Dani can't believe the story Brett's trying to sell to the media. Vowing to find a way to discredit the privileged--and maddeningly handsome--Brett, Dani has been following him and taking photos, hoping to find something sh

Sep 30, 2016
Wreckage - a novel by Bleeker, Emily. Wreckage - a novel

Lillian Linden is a liar. On the surface, she looks like a brave survivor of a plane crash. But she's been lying to her family, her friends, and the whole world since rescue helicopters scooped her and her fellow survivor, Dave Hall, off a deserted island in the South Pacific. Missing for almost two years, the castaways are thrust into the spotlight after their rescue, becoming media darlings overnight. But they can't tell the real story-so they lie. In this intriguing tale of survival, secrets,

Sep 30, 2016
Wormwood - a collection of short stories by Brite, Poppy Z. Wormwood - a collection of short stories

Sep 30, 2016