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The Winshaw legacy, or, What a carve up! by Coe, Jonathan. The Winshaw legacy, or, What a carve up!

A social satire on Britain today. The narrator is a writer hired to do the biography of a prominent upper-class family. In the process, he finds the family represents everything that is wrong with the country, from Hilary, the yellow journalist, to Thomas, the inside trader, to Henry, the hypocritical medicare reformer, and so up and down the family tree.

Dec 9, 2016
Wild at Whiskey Creek by Long, Julie-Anne, author. Wild at Whiskey Creek

"Everyone knows the Greenleaf family puts the 'Hell' in Hellcat Canyon--legend has it the only way they ever leave is in a cop car or a casket. But Glory Greenleaf has a different getaway vehicle in mind: her guitar. She has a Texas-sized talent and the ambition (and attitude) to match, but only two people have ever believed in her: her brother, who's in jail, and his best friend--who put him there"--Page 4 of cover.

Dec 9, 2016
The White Russian - A Novel of Paris by Bennett, Vanora The White Russian - A Novel of Paris

Dec 9, 2016
Whatever happened to interracial love? - stories by Collins, Kathleen, 1941-1988, author. Whatever happened to interracial love? - stories

Dec 9, 2016
Walk away by Hawken, Sam, author. Walk away

Camaro Espinoza, a former combat medic with a mysterious past, struggles to rescue her sister and niece from an abusive boyfriend who is being assisted by his brother, an unhinged ex-Special Forces operative.

Dec 9, 2016
The viscount and the vixen by Heath, Lorraine. The viscount and the vixen

"Love begets madness. Viscount Locksley watched it happen to his father after his cherished wife's death. But when his sire arranges to marry flame-haired fortune hunter Portia Gadstone. Locke is compelled to take drastic measures to stop the stunning beauty from taking advantage of the marquess. A marriage of mutual pleasure could be convenient, indeed, as long as inconvenient feelings don't interfere. Desperation forced Portia to agree to marry a madman. The arrangement will offer the pr

Dec 9, 2016
Virgins by Gabaldon, Diana Virgins

Dec 9, 2016
To the last man - a novel of the First World War by Shaara, Jeff, 1952- To the last man - a novel of the First World War

Jeff Shaara has enthralled readers with his New York Times bestselling novels set during the Civil War and the American Revolution. Now the acclaimed author turns to World War I, bringing to life the sweeping, emotional story of the war that devastated a generation and established America as a world power. Spring 1916: the horror of a stalemate on Europe's western front. France and Great Britain are on one side of the barbed wire, a fierce German army is on the other. Shaara opens the window ont

Dec 9, 2016
This is our song by Chase, Samantha, author. This is our song

Dec 9, 2016
Things We Have in Common by Kavanagh, Tasha Things We Have in Common

Dec 9, 2016
Stolen beauty - a novel by Lico Albanese, Laurie, 1959- author. Stolen beauty - a novel

Dec 9, 2016
Snowblind - a thriller by Ragnar Jónasson, 1976- author. Snowblind - a thriller

"Siglufjo¨rður: an idyllically quiet fishing village in Northern Iceland, where no one locks their doors -- accessible only via a small mountain tunnel. Ari Tho´r Arason: a rookie policeman on his first posting, far from his girlfriend in Reykjavik--with a past that he's unable to leave behind. When a young woman is found lying half-naked in the snow, bleeding and unconscious, and a highly esteemed, elderly writer falls to his death in the local theater, Ari is dragged straight into the he

Dec 9, 2016
Shoes for Anthony - a novel by Kennedy, Emma, 1967- author. Shoes for Anthony - a novel

"This 1944 World War Two drama tells the story of Anthony, a boy living in a deprived Welsh village, anticipating the arrival of American troops. Suddenly, a German plane crashes into the village mountain. A Polish prisoner-of-war survives and is broughtinto the community where he builds a close relationship with Anthony. Later, the villagers discover one of the Germans on the plane has survived and is still on the mountain. Joyous, thrilling, and nostalgic, Emma Kennedy's Shoes For Anthony will

Dec 9, 2016
Shadow prey by Sandford, John, 1944 February 23- Shadow prey

Detective Lucas Davenport joins forces with NYPD detective Lucy Rothenburg to solve a series of grisly killings that have terrorized the country, from Minneapolis, to Oklahoma City, to New York.

Dec 9, 2016
Sea of secrets by DeWees, Amanda Sea of secrets

Dec 9, 2016
Robert B. Parker's Revelation by Knott, Robert, 1954- author. Robert B. Parker's Revelation

When a particularly intimidating criminal and his cold-blooded posse escape from prison, Cole and Hitch join their Territorial lawmen team to capture the fugitives and rescue a woman who was kidnapped during the escape.

Dec 9, 2016
Revelation - a thriller by Wilson, Carter (Novelist), author. Revelation - a thriller

When Harden Campbell wakes cold and beaten in a dirt-floor cell, he finds only three other things in the room with him: the mutilated body of his good friend, an ancient typewriter, and a stack of blank paper, the top sheet of which has a single, typed sentence. He knows the message is from Coyote, his brilliant, megalomaniacal roommate whose lust for power and reverence has recently revealed him for the true sociopath he is. Now, as the founder of a new religion with disturbing roots-- Revelati

Dec 9, 2016
Rescue me by Warren, Susan May, 1966- author. Rescue me

When Deputy Sam Brooks and impulsive, bleeding heart Willow are thrown together in Glacier National Park, they must work together to save their lives and those of several frightened teenagers.

Dec 9, 2016
Rebecca by Du Maurier, Daphne, Dame/ Hughes-Hallett, Lucy (INT) Rebecca

Dec 9, 2016
Promise you'll stay by MacLean, Julianne Promise you'll stay

Dec 9, 2016
The prisoner by Berenson, Alex, author. The prisoner

"To unmask a CIA mole, John Wells must resume his old undercover identity as an al Qaeda jihadi--and hope he can survive it--in the new cutting-edge novel from the #1 bestselling author. It is the most dangerous mission of John Wells's career. Evidenceis mounting that someone high up in the CIA is doing the unthinkable--passing messages to ISIS, alerting them to planned operations. Finding out the mole's identity without alerting him, however, will be very hard, and to accomplish it, Wells wil

Dec 9, 2016
The Possessions by Murphy, Sara Flannery The Possessions

Dec 9, 2016
Paige turned by Mangum, Erynn Paige turned

Dec 9, 2016
Paige torn by Mangum, Erynn, 1985- Paige torn

"When Paige meets Tyler--a fun-seeking, Jesus-loving, easy-going guy who thinks it's crazy that she is so busy all the time--will Paige see that staying busy for God is not the same thing as spending time with Him?"--

Dec 9, 2016
Paige rewritten by Mangum, Erynn Paige rewritten

Dec 9, 2016
Pachinko by Lee, Min Jin, author. Pachinko

"A new tour de force from the bestselling author of Free Food for Millionaires, for readers of The Kite Runner and Cutting for Stone. PACHINKO follows one Korean family through the generations, beginning in early 1900s Korea with Sunja, the prized daughter of a poor yet proud family, whose unplanned pregnancy threatens to shame them all. Deserted by her lover, Sunja is saved when a young tubercular minister offers to marry and bring her to Japan. So begins a sweeping saga of an exceptional fami

Dec 9, 2016
On second thought by Higgins, Kristan, author. On second thought

Two sisters must learn to put their differences aside and open their hearts to the inevitable imperfection of family--and the possibility of one day finding love again.

Dec 9, 2016
The Night Bird by Freeman, Brian The Night Bird

Dec 9, 2016
My not so perfect life - a novel by Kinsella, Sophie, author. My not so perfect life - a novel

"When Katie Brenner is fired from her dream job in advertising in London, she's desperate to get away from her mad boss Demeter, and her crush, Alex, who she thought shared her feelings of adoration but didn't. Seeking refuge, she goes home to her father's farm in Somerset to help make her stepmother's dream of turning their land into a glamping retreat come true. Applying her savvy marketing smarts, Katie masterminds a glamorous upscale resort. But when Demeter shows up unnannounced, with Alex

Dec 9, 2016
Miracle on 5th Avenue by Morgan, Sarah, 1948- author. Miracle on 5th Avenue

"Hopeless romantic Eva Jordan loves everything about Christmas. She might be spending the holidays alone this year, but when she's given an opportunity to housesit a spectacular penthouse on Fifth Avenue, she leaps at the chance. What better place to celebrate than in snow-kissed Manhattan? What she didn't expect was to find the penthouse still occupied by its gorgeous-and mysterious-owner. Bestselling crime writer Lucas Blade is having the nightmare before Christmas. With a deadline and the ann

Dec 9, 2016
Midnight sacrifice by Leigh, Melinda. Midnight sacrifice

Dec 9, 2016
Midnight betrayal by Leigh, Melinda. Midnight betrayal

"Curator Dr. Louisa Hancock left behind Maine and her troubled past for a job at a prominent museum. Just when it seems that Louisa's new life is safe from her dark secrets, the body of a museum intern is found...And when another intern goes missing, the abduction is linked to the only man who has ever tempted Louisa's heart...."--Cover p. 4.

Dec 9, 2016
The marriage contract by Robert, Katee, author. The marriage contract

"Teague O'Malley hates pretty much everything associated with his family's name. And when his father orders him to marry Callista Sheridan to create a 'business' alliance, Teague's ready to tell his dad exactly where he can stuff his millions. But then Teague actually meets his new fiance´e, sees the bruises on her neck and the fight still left in her big blue eyes, and vows he will do everything in his power to protect her"--Page 4 of cover.

Dec 9, 2016
The Man Who Never Stopped Sleeping by Appelfeld, Aharon The Man Who Never Stopped Sleeping

Dec 9, 2016
Malicious - A Mitchum Story by Patterson, James/ Born, James O. (CON) Malicious - A Mitchum Story

Dec 9, 2016
The Loving Cup - A Novel of Cornwall 1813-1815 by Graham, Winston The Loving Cup - A Novel of Cornwall 1813-1815

Dec 9, 2016
Love in the time of apartheid by Hunter, Frederic, author. Love in the time of apartheid

Dec 9, 2016
Long time lost by Ewan, Chris, 1976- author. Long time lost

"Nick Miller and his team provide a unique and highly illegal service, relocating at-risk individuals across Europe with new identities and lives. Nick excels at what he does for a reason: he himself has spent years living in the shadows under an assumedname. But when Nick steps in to prevent the attempted murder of Kate Sutherland, a witness in hiding on the Isle of Man, he triggers a chain of events with devastating consequences for everyone he protects. Nick and Kate share a common enemy in C

Dec 9, 2016
Library at the edge of the world by Hayes-McCoy, Felicity Library at the edge of the world

Dec 9, 2016
In the Shadow of Lakecrest by Blackwell, Elizabeth In the Shadow of Lakecrest

Dec 9, 2016
The Impossible Fortress by Rekulak, Jason, author. The Impossible Fortress

Dec 9, 2016
I'm not Sam by Ketchum, Jack I'm not Sam

Dec 9, 2016
I liked my life by Fabiaschi, Abby, author. I liked my life

A husband and teen daughter are challenged to redefine their understandings of family when a devoted wife and mother commits suicide and begins meddling from beyond the grave.

Dec 9, 2016
How to train your Highlander by English, Christy, author. How to train your Highlander

Wild Highlander Mary Elizabeth Waters is living on borrowed time. She's managed to dodge the marriage banns up to now, but even Englishmen can only be put off for so long...and there's one in particular who has her in his sights. Harold Percy, Duke of Northumberland, is enchanted by the beautiful hellion who outrides every man on his estate and dances Scottish reels while the ton looks on in horror. The more he sees Mary, the more he knows he has to have her, tradition and good sense be damned.

Dec 9, 2016
The hollow man - a novel by Harris, Oliver, 1978- The hollow man - a novel

Dec 9, 2016
The hero by Grant, Donna, author. The hero

Dec 9, 2016
The girl in the garden by Wallace, Melanie, 1949- The girl in the garden

"An unforgettable novel about a young woman and her infant son who are abandoned at a seaside motel in New England, the townspeople who provide them with shelter, and the secrets that all of them are keeping"--

Dec 9, 2016
French Twist - A Detective Luc Moncrief Mystery by Patterson, James/ Dilallo, Richard (CON) French Twist - A Detective Luc Moncrief Mystery

Dec 9, 2016
French Rhapsody by Laurain, Antoine/ Boyce, Emily (TRN)/ Aitken, Jane (TRN) French Rhapsody

Dec 9, 2016
Forged in Desire by Jackson, Brenda Forged in Desire

Dec 9, 2016
Feels like summertime by Falkner, Tammy Feels like summertime

Dec 9, 2016
The education of Dixie Dupree by Everhart, Donna, author. The education of Dixie Dupree

"In 1969 Alabama, eleven-year-old Dixie Dupree learns that the family she once believed was happy has deep fractures and records everything in her diary in this coming-of-age story about mothers and daughters, the guilt and pain that pass between generations, and the truths that are impossible to hide, especially from ourselves"--

Dec 9, 2016
Dragon spawn by Wilks, Eileen, 1952- author. Dragon spawn

Dec 9, 2016
The devil crept in - a novel by Ahlborn, Ania, author. The devil crept in - a novel

"An unforgettable horror novel from bestselling sensation Ania Ahlborn--hailed as a writer of "some of the most promising horror I've encountered in years" (New York Times bestselling author Seanan McGuire)--in which a small-town boy investigates the mysterious disappearance of his cousin and uncovers a terrifying secret kept hidden for years. Young Jude Brighton has been missing for three days, and while the search for him is in full swing in the small town of Deer Valley, Oregon, the locals ar

Dec 9, 2016
A darkness absolute - a novel by Armstrong, Kelley, author. A darkness absolute - a novel

"When experienced homicide detective Casey Duncan first moved to the secret town of Rockton, she expected a safe haven for people like her, people running from their past misdeeds and past lives. She knew living in Rockton meant living off-the-grid completely: no cell phones, no Internet, no mail, very little electricity, and no way of getting in or out without the town council's approval. What she didn't expect is that Rockton comes with its own set of secrets and dangers. Now, in A Darkness Ab

Dec 9, 2016
Dance the eagle to sleep by Piercy, Marge Dance the eagle to sleep

Dec 9, 2016
The Daily Assortment of Astonishing Things and Other Stories - The Caine Prize for African Writing 2016 by Adan, Abdul (CON)/ Arimah, Lesley Nneka (CON)/ Folarin, Tope (CON)/ Kona, Bongani (CON)/ Lidudumalingani (CON) The Daily Assortment of Astonishing Things and Other Stories - The Caine Prize for African Writing 2016

Dec 9, 2016
A cup of rage by Nassar, Raduan, 1935- author. A cup of rage

Dec 9, 2016
Culdesac - a novella from the world of Mort(e) by Repino, Robert, author. Culdesac - a novella from the world of Mort(e)

"The war with no name rages on, setting the world on fire. Humanity faces extinction at the hands of the Colony, a race of intelligent ants seeking to overthrow the humans and establish a new order. The bobcat Culdesac is among the fiercest warriors fighting for the Colony. Driven by revenge and notorious for his ability to hunt humans in the wild, Culdesac is the perfect leader of the Red Sphinx, an elite unit of feline assassins. With the humans in retreat, the Red Sphinx seizes control of the

Dec 9, 2016
Courageous love by Richardson, K. C., author. Courageous love

Dec 9, 2016
Clandestine occupations - an imaginary history by Block, Diana, 1949- author. Clandestine occupations - an imaginary history

Dec 9, 2016
Caged magic by Lyon, Jennifer Caged magic

Dec 9, 2016
Brightness falls by McInerney, Jay. Brightness falls

Married and in love, Russell and Corrine Calloway are blessed with nuptial bliss and a life at the center of a large and varied cast of the beautiful and wealthy in the booming metropolis of New York

Dec 9, 2016
Breathless by Jenkins, Beverly Breathless

Dec 9, 2016
The breakout - a novel by Jahn, Ryan David, author. The breakout - a novel

"James Murphy is a Marine Corps sniper. He's done two tours in Afghanistan. He's considered an American Hero. And James is out for revenge. Alejandro Rocha, a massively powerful drug kingpin who operates out of La Paz, Mexico, is responsible for James's sister, Layla's death, and he intends to make Rocha pay for it. James goes AWOL from his unit and travels to Mexico, ready to enact bloody vengeance, but before he can go through with his plan, he is arrested by the crooked police of La Paz. He's

Dec 9, 2016
Born of vengeance by Kenyon, Sherrilyn, 1965- author. Born of vengeance

When his family is slaughtered and his wife frames him for their deaths, Bastien Cabarro goes on the run for ten years before taking a chance to clear his name by placing his fate in the hands of his betrayer's sister.

Dec 9, 2016
A book of American martyrs by Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938- author. A book of American martyrs

When evangelical Luther Dunphy assassinates abortion doctor Augustus Vorhees, the two grieving families find their lives intricately linked.

Dec 9, 2016
The bird tribunal by Ravatn, Agnes, 1983- author. The bird tribunal

Dec 9, 2016
Behind her eyes - a novel by Pinborough, Sarah, 1972- author. Behind her eyes - a novel

"Destined to the the blockbuster book of 2017, Behind Her Eyes is a psychological thriller with a to-die-for twist for fans of Luckiest Girl Alive and Stephen King"--

Dec 9, 2016
Ava's Place by Cogburn, Emily Beck Ava's Place

Dec 9, 2016
Autumn by Smith, Ali Autumn

Dec 9, 2016
The association of small bombs by Mahajan, Karan, author. The association of small bombs

After witnessing his two friends killed by a "small" bomb that detonated in a Delhi marketplace, Mansoor Ahmed becomes involved with a charismatic young activist, whose allegiances and beliefs are more changeable than he could have imagined.

Dec 9, 2016
Ancient tillage by Nassar, Raduan, 1935- author. Ancient tillage

Dec 9, 2016
4 3 2 1 - a novel by Auster, Paul, 1947- author. 4 3 2 1 - a novel

"A sweeping family saga (with a bit of a twist) about the life and loves of Archie Ferguson, a Jewish boy born to second-generation immigrants in the United States just after World War II"--

Dec 9, 2016
A want of kindness - a novel by Limburg, Joanne, 1970- author. A want of kindness - a novel

"The wicked, bawdy Restoration court is no place for a child princess. Ten-year-old Anne cuts an odd figure: a sickly child, she is drawn towards improper pursuits. Cards, sweetmeats, scandal, and gossip with her Ladies of the Bedchamber figure large in her life. But as King Charles' niece, Anne is also a political pawn, who will be forced to play her part in the troubled Stuart dynasty. Transformed from overlooked princess to the heiress of England, she will be forced to overcome grief for her

Dec 8, 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

Dec 8, 2016
They are trying to break your heart by Savill, David (Novelist), author. They are trying to break your heart

"In 1994, Marko Novak's world is torn apart by the death of his best friend, Kemal, a young soldier in the darkest days of the Bosnian war. After the funeral, Marko flees to England, hoping to put his broken homeland, and the part he played in the loss of his friend, behind him. In 2004, human rights researcher Anya Teal is following a tenuous lead in the hunt for a Bosnian man with blood on his hands. She is also clinging to the fragile hope that she can rebuild a relationship with her first lo

Dec 8, 2016
Skeleton crew by King, Stephen, 1947- Skeleton crew

Age-old images of fear fuse with the iconography of contemporary American life in this collection of tales from the modern master of horror.

Dec 8, 2016
Onslaught - the war with China -- the opening battle by Poyer, David, author. Onslaught - the war with China -- the opening battle

"The latest in David Poyer's acclaimed novels about the modern Navy and Marine Corps, Onslaught chronicles Dan Lenson's latest challenge as the U.S. Navy struggles to hold Taiwan, Korea, and Japan against a massive Chinese offensive. The prize: domination of Asia and the Western Pacific. As the United States' computer, satellite, and financial networks are ravaged by coordinated digital attacks, China and its associated powers begin to roll up and intimidate American allies, launching invasions

Dec 8, 2016
The Moravian night - a story by Handke, Peter. The Moravian night - a story

"An odyssey through the mind and memory of a washed-up writer from one of Europe's most provocative novelists"--

Dec 8, 2016
Island of the mad - a novel by Sheck, Laurie, author. Island of the mad - a novel

"Following on the heels of her exciting and widely acclaimed A Monster's Notes, and with Sheck's characteristic brilliance of language, Island of the Mad follows the solitary, hunchbacked Ambrose A., as he sets out on a mysterious journey to Venice in search of a lost notebook he knows almost nothing about. Eventually he arrives in San Servolo, the Island of the Mad, in the Venetian Lagoon, only a few minutes' boat-ride from Venice. At the island's old, abandoned hospital which has been turned i

Dec 8, 2016
In sunlight or in shadow - stories inspired by the paintings of Edward Hopper by In sunlight or in shadow - stories inspired by the paintings of Edward Hopper

"A newly commissioned anthology of seventeen superbly crafted stories inspired by the paintings of Edward Hopper"--Dust jacket.

Dec 8, 2016
In plain view - a novel by Shigekuni, Julie, author. In plain view - a novel

Dec 8, 2016
Flying without a net by Ben Shaul, E. M., author Flying without a net

"Dani Perez, a secular Israeli working as a software engineer in Boston, has never had trouble balancing his faith and his sexuality - until he meets Avi Levine, a gay Orthodox Jew and sign language interpreter. As they fall in love, Dani finds himself wanting Avi in his life, but he can't understand how Avi reconciles what his religion demands with what his body desires. And although he wants to deny it, neither can Avi. Despite the risk of losing Avi forever to a religious life that objects to

Dec 8, 2016
Everything love is by King, Claire, 1972- author. Everything love is

Baptiste Molino has devoted his life to other people's happiness. Moored on his houseboat on the edge of Toulouse, he helps his clients navigate the waters of contentment, yet remains careful never to make waves of his own. Baptiste is more concerned with his past than his future: particularly the mysterious circumstances of his birth and the identity of his birth mother. But Sophie, the young waitress in his local bar, believes it is time for Baptiste to rediscover passion and leads him into th

Dec 8, 2016
Ema, the captive by Aira, César, 1949- author. Ema, the captive

Dec 8, 2016
Bad boy - a novel by Wake, Elliot, author. Bad boy - a novel

"Vlog star Renard Grant has nothing to prove: he's got a pretty face, chiseled body, and two million adoring video subscribers. Plus the scars on his chest and a prescription for testosterone. Because Ren is transgender: assigned female at birth, living now as male. He films his transition and shares it bravely with the world; his fans love his honesty and positivity. But Ren has been living a double life. Off-camera, he's Cane, the muscle-bound enforcer for social justice vigilante group Black

Dec 8, 2016
Go tell it on the mountain by Baldwin, James, 1924-1987. Go tell it on the mountain

Follows the difficult passage of the son of an angry storefront preacher and a stoically courageous mother to manhood amid the family's past from Deep South to Depression-era Harlem. Partially autobiographical.

Dec 6, 2016
Collected stories - including The member of the wedding and the ballad of the sad café by McCullers, Carson, 1917-1967. Collected stories - including The member of the wedding and the ballad of the sad café

Carson McCullers--novelist, dramatist, poet--was at the peak of her powers as a writer of short fiction. Here are nineteen stories that explore her signature themes: wounded adolescence, loneliness in marriage, and the tragicomedy of life in the South. Here too are two novellas that Tennessee Williams judged to be "assuredly among the masterpieces of our language."--Publisher description.

Dec 6, 2016
Babbitt by Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951. Babbitt

Dissects the character of a middle-class businessman whose search for material wealth and social status leaves him spiritually sterile and doomed to destruction in pre-Depression America.

Dec 6, 2016
16th seduction by Patterson, James 16th seduction

Dec 6, 2016
Tom Clancy - true faith and allegiance by Greaney, Mark, author. Tom Clancy - true faith and allegiance

It begins with a family dinner in Princeton, New Jersey. After months at sea, U.S. Navy Commander Scott Hagan, captain of the USS James Greer, is on leave when he is attacked by an armed man in a crowded restaurant. Hagan is shot, but he manages to fight off the attacker. Though severely wounded, the gunman reveals he is a Russian whose brother was killed when his submarine was destroyed by Commander Hagan's ship. Hagan demands to know how the would-be assassin knew his exact location, but the m

Dec 5, 2016
Rules of contact by Burton, Jaci, author. Rules of contact

"A defensive end for the San Francisco Sabers, Flynn Cassidy is used to being in the spotlight--he just doesn't enjoy it. But if getting in front of the cameras will help his new restaurant succeed, he's willing. Now if he could just meet a woman who loved him and not his fame... After her divorce, starting over as head chef at Ninety-Two is just the opportunity Amelia Lawrence needs to heat up her career--if only she wasn't wildly attracted to her sexy new boss. But trust is a hard fought battl

Dec 5, 2016
Private - the royals by Patterson, James, 1947- Private - the royals

Jack Morgan is visiting Peter Knight and the team in the London branch of his investigation agency, Private. At a cocktail party the night before the Trooping the Colour parade for the Queen's 90th birthday, Jack receives a phone call from the Duke of Aldershot saying that his daughter, Abbie, has been kidnapped. He needs Private on the case - one word to the police and Abbie will be killed. Jack will have to find Abbie before 11:00 a.m. the next morning, or the kidnapping will turn to murder.

Dec 5, 2016
The pattern artist by Moser, Nancy, author. The pattern artist

"Born into a life of hard work, English housemaid Annie Wood arrives in New York City in 1911 with her wealthy mistress. Wide-eyed with the possibilities America has to offer, Annie wonders if there's more for her than a life of service. Annie chooses to risk everything, taps into courage she never knew she had, and goes off on her own, finding employment in the sewing department at Macy's department store. While at Macy's Annie catches the eye of a salesman at the Butterick Pattern Company. Thr

Dec 5, 2016
The left hand of darkness by Le Guin, Ursula K., 1929- author. The left hand of darkness

"A deluxe hardcover edition of the queen of science fiction's trailblazing novel about a planet full of genderless beings--part of Penguin Galaxy, a collectible series of six sci-fi/fantasy classics, featuring a series introduction by Neil Gaiman. A groundbreaking work of science fiction, The Left Hand of Darkness tells the story of a lone human emissary's mission to Winter, an unknown alien world whose inhabitants can choose--and change--their gender. His goal is to facilitate Winter's inclusio

Dec 5, 2016
It can't happen here by Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951. It can't happen here

Dec 5, 2016
Inside, outside - a novel by Wouk, Herman, 1915- Inside, outside - a novel

Dec 5, 2016
I'll sell you a dog by Villalobos, Juan Pablo, 1973- author. I'll sell you a dog

Long before he was the taco seller whose 'Gringo Dog' recipe made him famous throughout Mexico City, our hero was an aspiring artist: an artist, that is, till his would-be girlfriend was stolen by Diego Rivera, and his dreams snuffed out by his hypochondriac mother. Now our hero is resident in a retirement home, where fending off boredom is far more grueling than making tacos. Plagued by the literary salon that bumps about his building's lobby and haunted by the self-pitying ghost of a neglected

Dec 5, 2016
The gardens of consolation by Reza, Parisa, 1965- author. The gardens of consolation

"In the early 1920s, in the remote village of Ghamsar, Talla and Sardar, two teenagers dreaming of a better life, fall in love and marry. Sardar brings his young bride with him across the mountains to the suburbs of Tehran, where the couple settles down and builds a home. From the outskirts of the capital city, they will watch as the Qajar dynasty falls and Reza Khan rises to power as Reza Shah Pahlavi. Into this family of illiterate shepherds is born Bahram, a boy whose brilliance and intellect

Dec 5, 2016
The divided city by McCallin, Luke, 1972- author. The divided city

"Luke McCallin, author of The Pale House and The Man from Berlin, delivers a dark, compelling thriller set in post-World War II Germany featuring ex-intelligence officer Captain Gregor Reinhardt. A year after Germany's defeat, Reinhardt has been hired back onto Berlin's civilian police force. The city is divided among the victorious allied powers, but tensions are growing, and the police are riven by internal rivalries as factions within it jockey for power and influence with Berlin's new master

Dec 5, 2016
Dancing on air by Wiggs, Susan. Dancing on air

An Irish chieftain goes to England to beg Elizabeth I on behalf of his country and people and he falls in love.

Dec 5, 2016
Come and get us by Patterson, James, 1947- author. Come and get us

What is her husband's secret? Miranda Cooper's life takes a terrifying turn when an SUV deliberately runs her and her husband off a desolate Arizona road. With her husband badly wounded, she must run for help alone as his cryptic parting words echo in her head: "Be careful who you trust." BookShots LIGHTNING-FAST STORIES BY JAMES PATTERSON Novels you can devour in a few hours Impossible to stop reading All original content from James Patterson

Dec 5, 2016
The Christmas mystery - a Detective Luc Moncrief story by Patterson, James, 1947- author. The Christmas mystery - a Detective Luc Moncrief story

Dec 5, 2016
Christmas days - 12 stories and 12 feasts for 12 days by Winterson, Jeanette, 1959- author. Christmas days - 12 stories and 12 feasts for 12 days

A collection of stories written annually at Christmas includes tales of trees with magical powers, a tinsel baby that talks, flying dogs, philosophical fairies, and a haunted house.

Dec 5, 2016
Blood vow by Ward, J. R., 1969- author. Blood vow

"#1 New York Times bestselling author J. R. Ward returns with an all-new tale of paranormal passion in the world of the Black Dagger Brotherhood. The Black Dagger Brotherhood continues to train the best of the best to join them in the deadly battle against the Lessening Society. Among the new recruits, Axe proves to be a cunning and vicious fighter--and also a loner isolated because of personal tragedy. When an aristocratic female needs a bodyguard, Axe takes the job, though he's unprepared for

Dec 5, 2016
Black & blue by Patterson, James, 1947- author. Black & blue

A beautiful young woman is found murdered on a river bank, and Detective Harriet Blue is convinced she's the next victim of the worst serial killer Sydney has seen in decades. But the more Harriet learns, the more she realises this murder is not what she first thought. And her own life might be tangled up in the case.

Dec 5, 2016
All Joe Knight - a novel by Morris, Kevin (Lawyer), author. All Joe Knight - a novel

"A prominent figure in the entertainment world who has turned to fiction in the last decade, Kevin Morris received wide literary acclaim with his story collection White Man's Problems, praised by David Carr as "remarkable" and Tom Perrotta as "revelatory." Now Morris cements his place as a bold new voice in American literature with his muscular debut novel, All Joe Knight. 1961. Outside Philadelphia, a soon-to-be father runs into a telephone pole while driving drunk; nine months later, his widow

Dec 5, 2016