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204 Rosewood Lane by Macomber, Debbie, author. 204 Rosewood Lane

Grace, a seemingly reserved librarian, shows the town of Cedar Cove what she is truly made of when her husband mysteriously vanishes, forcing her to call upon her inner strength and courage to help her two daughters deal with his disappearance.

Jan 16, 2017
A simple favor - a novel by Bell, Darcey, author. A simple favor - a novel

"A debut psychological thriller--in the vein of GONE GIRL or GIRL ON A TRAIN--that focuses on a mommy blogger, her best friend who disappears suddenly, and the latter's husband--with betrayals and reversals, a dead body, and the ever-revolving question of who is duping whom"--

Jan 20, 2017
A stolen heart by Cabot, Amanda, 1948- author. A stolen heart

Jan 20, 2017
A twist of the knife - a novel by Masterman, Becky. A twist of the knife - a novel

"Ex-FBI agent Brigid Quinn, now happily settled in Tucson, doesn't visit her family in Florida much. But her former partner on the force, Laura Coleman--a woman whose life she has saved and who has saved her life in turn--is living there now. So when Laura calls about a case that is not going well, Brigid doesn't hesitate to get on a plane. On leave from the Bureau, Laura has been volunteering for a legal group trying to prove the innocence of a man who is on death row for killing his family. La

Jan 20, 2017
Accidentally on purpose by Shalvis, Jill. Accidentally on purpose

Unwilling to commit to a career woman who loves him but unable to stand her dating anyone else, a man who has forfeited his job in law enforcement sabotages her dates before realizing that he must prove himself.

Jan 20, 2017
Always - a novel by Jio, Sarah, author. Always - a novel

"From the New York Times bestselling author of Blackberry Winter and The Violets of March comes a gripping, poignant novel about the kind of love that never lets go, and the heart's capacity to remember. While enjoying a romantic candlelit dinner with her fiance, Ryan, at one of Seattle's chicest restaurants, Kailey Crane can't believe her good fortune: She has a great job as a writer for the Herald and is now engaged to a guy who is perfect in nearly every way. As they leave the restaurant, Ka

Jan 20, 2017
An uncommon courtship by Hunter, Kristi Ann, author. An uncommon courtship

Life for Lady Adelaide Bell was easier if she hid in her older sister's shadow--which worked until her sister got married. Even with the pressure of her socially ambitious mother, the last thing she expected was a marriage of convenience to save her previously spotless reputation. Lord Trent Hawthorne couldn't be happier that he is not the duke in the family. He's free to manage his small estate and take his time discovering the life he wants to lead, which includes grand plans of wooing and fal

Jan 19, 2017
An uncommon protector by Gray, Shelley Shepard, author. An uncommon protector

"From New York Times bestselling author Shelley Shepard Gray, An Uncommon Protector tells an unforgettable story of the endurance of loyalty and love"--

Jan 20, 2017
Angel's embrace by Hubbard, Charlotte, 1953- Angel's embrace

Billy Bristol's wedding day did not turn out as expected. A very pregnant young woman interrupted the preacher with the wild claim that she was carrying his long-lost brother's baby, and then gave birth to her little girl right there in the church. Now his life is changed by this tiny innocent angel and her mother.

Jan 19, 2017
Before This Is Over by Hickie, Amanda Before This Is Over

Jan 20, 2017
Blood and Honor by Griffin, W. E. B. Blood and Honor

Jan 20, 2017
Christmas in the Lone Star State by Manning, Jason, author. Christmas in the Lone Star State

Texas Ranger Bill Sayles rode scout for Sam Houston when he was no more than fifteen. These days the lawman on the wrong side of three score years, and the glory days of the Rangers are on the wane. But Sayles still hits what he aims at and is not a man to cross. Ten days before Christmas in the harsh winter of 1876, Sayles arrives at the state prison in Huntsville to escort prisoner Jake Eddings on a furlough to his hometown, where his ten-year-old son is being laid to rest. In a desperate sche

Jan 18, 2017
Christmas masquerade by Macomber, Debbie, author. Christmas masquerade

"In the crush of a Mardi Gras parade, Jo Marie meets Andrew, her dream man. He stole a kiss, and Jo Marie's heart -- she can't forget the stranger she met so briefly. Then, at Christmas, she meets Andrew again -- only to discover he's someone else's fiance´. But is the engagement between Andrew and his intended all that it seems? Jo Marie has her doubts, which increase when she finds herself back in Andrew's arms in a dance during the whirlwind of Christmas festivities and parties. Is Jo Marie c

Jan 16, 2017
Clownfish blues by Dorsey, Tim, author. Clownfish blues

"If you're loud and proud Floridian Serge A. Storms, how do you follow up your very own remake of Easy Rider? You shoot your own 'episodes' of your favorite classic television show, Route 66! With Coleman riding shotgun, Serge is rolling down the highway of his dreams in a vintage silver convertible Corvette just like the snazzy car Martin Milner drove. It doesn't matter that the actual Route 66 didn't pass through Florida, for Serge discovers that a dozen episodes near the series' end were film

Jan 20, 2017
Colonel Lágrimas by Fonseca, Carlos, 1987- author. Colonel Lágrimas

Holed away in a cabin in the Pyrenees, the world-famous and enigmatic mathematician Alexander Grothendieck is working furiously on a final project. But what exactly is this monumental, mysterious undertaking? Why did this man, one of the greatest geniuses of the century, a politically militant man himself, suddenly decide to abandon politics and society altogether? As the reader pursues the answer to these questions, two layered narratives emerge. One is a series of unforgettable characters that

Jan 16, 2017
Dead Man Switch by Quirk, Matthew Dead Man Switch

Jan 20, 2017
Death and honor by Griffin, W. E. B. Death and honor

Recruited by Wild Bill Donovan to set up an airline that will be an OSS front in 1943 Argentina, Marine pilot Cletus Frade monitors two German operations, including a concentration-camp smuggling ring and a Nazi protection group.

Jan 20, 2017
Eight ways to ecstasy by Grey, Jeanette, author. Eight ways to ecstasy

"Kate Reid's whirlwind romance with billionaire playboy Rylan Bellamy complicated her life in ways she'd worked to avoid. She'd fallen hard for his flirtatious charm and given him the one thing no other man had: her trust. Just as Kate began to imagine a future with Rylan, everything fell apart. Now she's starting over in New York...but even the glittering streets of Manhattan can't erase the memory of Rylan knocking her off her feet and sweeping her into the most erotic, unforgettable week of h

Jan 19, 2017
Eleventh grave in moonlight by Jones, Darynda, author. Eleventh grave in moonlight

"A typical day in the life of Charley Davidson involves cheating husbands, missing people, errant wives, philandering business owners, and oh yeah...demons, hell hounds, evil gods, and dead people. Lots and lots of dead people. As a part time Private Investigator and full-time Grim Reaper, Charley has to balance the good, the bad, the undead, and those who want her dead. In this eleventh installment, Charley is learning to make peace with the fact that she is a goddess with all kinds of power an

Jan 20, 2017
Empire and honor by Griffin, W. E. B, author. Empire and honor

After the surrenders of Germany and Japan in 1945, Cletus Frade and the OSS must maintain security during a covert U.S. deal with Germany for intelligence about the identities of Soviet spies in the American atomic bomb program.

Jan 20, 2017
Falling into the mob by Zousmer, Steve, author. Falling into the mob

Jan 19, 2017
Fatal - a novel by Lescroart, John T., author. Fatal - a novel

A "novel about the unexpected, shattering, and lethal consequences of a one-night stand on a seemingly happily married couple."--

Jan 20, 2017
Find Me by Monroe, J. S. Find Me

Jan 20, 2017
Follow Me Down by Smith, Sherri Follow Me Down

Jan 20, 2017
Forever a Hero by Miller, Linda Lael Forever a Hero

Jan 20, 2017
Girl in disguise by Macallister, Greer, author. Girl in disguise

Going undercover to infiltrate the seedy side of mid-nineteenth-century Chicago, Kate Warne, the first female Pinkerton detective, assumes a range of sophisticated identities to track down evildoers and bring them to justice.

Jan 20, 2017
Glaxo - a novel by Ronsino, Hernán, 1975- author. Glaxo - a novel

"Glaxo is a chilling novel of betrayal, romance, and murder, from a major Latin American writer being published in English for the first time. In a derelict town in the Argentine pampa, a decades-old betrayal simmers among a group of friends. One, a barber, returns from serving time for a crime he didn't commit; another, a policeman with ties to the military regime, discovers his wife's infidelity; a third lays dying. And an American missionary has been killed. But what happened among these men?

Jan 16, 2017
Grace and the preacher - a novel by Sawyer, Kim Vogel, author. Grace and the preacher - a novel

"At the age of twenty-four, postmistress Grace Cristler has all but given up hope of finding a husband among the narrowing group of eligible men in her town of Fairland, Kansas. But when her uncle decides to retire from the pulpit, Grace is responsible for corresponding with the new preacher set to take his place. She can't deny the affection growing in her heart for Reverend Rufus Dille--a man she deeply admires, but has only met through his letters. Theophil Garrison is on the run from a past

Jan 20, 2017
Grim Death and Bill the Electrocuted Criminal by Mignola, Michael, author. Grim Death and Bill the Electrocuted Criminal

"An uneasiness festers upon the city streets, threatening the peace and safety of law abiding citizens. A war is escalating, and it seems as though the good and righteous are being crushed beneath the unholy weight of evil's onslaught. Organized crime isspreading in an unchecked reign of terror. Until a mysterious agent of retribution rises up from the shadows to challenge the villains. A lone figure, clad in a slouch hat and clothes seemingly stitched from the blackest shadows, masked in the gu

Jan 20, 2017
Hell is empty by Williams, Conrad, 1969- author. Hell is empty

Joel Sorrell is drinking hard while his personal life collapses around him. An SOS from a childhood sweetheart springs him into action, but nothing about her or her problem seems to make any sense. Everything points towards an old enemy of Joel's, who has risen to prominence while incarcerated. On the run and in fear for his life, Joel finds himself tangled in a web affecting both the present and the past.

Jan 19, 2017
Himself - a novel by Kidd, Jess, author. Himself - a novel

""A highly unusual tale set in a highly unusual Irish village full of dark secrets

Jan 20, 2017
If I'm found by Blackstock, Terri, 1957- author. If I'm found

"From New York Times bestselling author Terri Blackstock, If I'm Found continues the heart pounding story of Casey Cox as she races to escape capture and bring the true killer to justice"--

Jan 20, 2017
Jerzy - A Novel by Charyn, Jerome Jerzy - A Novel

Jan 20, 2017
Journey to love by Hubbard, Charlotte, 1953- Journey to love

While traveling through the prairie on her way to San Francisco, embittered and disillusioned Christine Bristol learns a valuable lesson in faith that brings about a joyful family reunion and everlasting love with a man who accepts her for who she is.

Jan 19, 2017
Lillian Boxfish takes a walk - a novel by Rooney, Kathleen, 1980- author. Lillian Boxfish takes a walk - a novel

"Fall 2016 Library Journal Editors' Pick "In my reckless and undiscouraged youth," Lillian Boxfish writes, "I worked in a walnut-paneled office thirteen floors above West Thirty-Fifth Street..." She took 1930s New York by storm, working her way up writing copy for R.H. Macy's to become the highest paid advertising woman in the country. It was a job that, she says, "in some ways saved my life, and in other ways ruined it." Now it's the last night of 1984 and Lillian, 85 years old but just as sha

Jan 16, 2017
Lola - a novel by Love, Melissa Scrivner, author. Lola - a novel

"An astonishing debut crime thriller about an unforgettable woman who combines the genius and ferocity of Lisbeth Salander with the ruthless ambition of Walter White. The Crenshaw Six are a small but up-and-coming gang in South Central LA who have recently been drawn into an escalating war between rival drug cartels. To outsiders, the Crenshaw Six appear to be led by a man named Garcia. but what no one has figured out is that the gang's real leader (and secret weapon) is Garcia's girlfriend, a b

Jan 20, 2017
Mad Richard by Krueger, Lesley Mad Richard

Jan 20, 2017
Mangrove Lightning by White, Randy Wayne Mangrove Lightning

Jan 20, 2017
Mississippi blood - a novel by Iles, Greg, author. Mississippi blood - a novel

"The exhilarating, highly anticipated final volume in the epic trilogy featuring Penn Cage from #1 New York Times bestselling author Greg Iles"--

Jan 20, 2017
Moon river by Rain, J. R. Moon river

Jan 20, 2017
Newton & Polly - a novel of Amazing Grace by Hedlund, Jody, author. Newton & Polly - a novel of Amazing Grace

"Acclaimed novelist Jody Hedlund brings the real story of "Amazing Grace" to page in a thrilling tale of the love story of John Newton and Polly Catlett"--

Jan 20, 2017
Night angel by Bunn, T. Davis Night angel

Jan 20, 2017
Night fire by Coulter, Catherine. Night fire

Burke Drummond falls in love with young widow Arielle Leslie, who is still traumatized by the brutality of her marriage and afraid to risk humiliation again, and he tries everything to rebuild her trust.

Jan 20, 2017
Night shadow by Coulter, Catherine. Night shadow

Entrusted with the care of her late fiance's three young children, heartbroken and destitute Lily Tremaine seeks financial support from Knight Winthrop, her fiance's bachelor cousin and one of London's most notorious rakes.

Jan 20, 2017
Night storm by Coulter, Catherine. Night storm

Eugenia Paxton is ready to make severe sacrifices to save her father's shipyard, but can stomach her payment if it comes as a partnership with a successful and passionate British sea captain.

Jan 20, 2017
O fallen angel by Zambreno, Kate, author. O fallen angel

Jan 17, 2017
Oath of Honor - A Thriller by Betley, Matthew Oath of Honor - A Thriller

Jan 20, 2017
One Good Mama Bone by Mcclain, Bren One Good Mama Bone

Jan 20, 2017
Peck's bad boy and his Pa by Peck, George W. Peck's bad boy and his Pa

Jan 20, 2017
Perfect little world by Wilson, Kevin, 1978- author. Perfect little world

When Isabelle Poole meets Dr. Preston Grind, she's fresh out of high school, pregnant with her art teacher's baby, and totally on her own. Izzy knows she can be a good mother but without any money or relatives to help, she's left searching. Dr. Grind, an awkwardly charming child psychologist, has spent his life studying family, even after tragedy struck his own. Now, with the help of an eccentric billionaire, he has the chance to create a "perfect little world"--to study what would happen when t

Jan 20, 2017
Power game by Feehan, Christine, author. Power game

"When members of a United Nations joint security force are taken hostage by radical terrorists in Indonesia, Captain Ezekiel Fortunes is called to lead the rescue team. Part of a classified government experiment, Zeke is a supersoldier with enhanced abilities. He can see better and run faster than the enemy, disappear when necessary and hunt along any terrain. There are those in the world willing to do anything for power like that... A formidable spy genetically engineered to hide in plain sight

Jan 20, 2017
Relic by Preston, Douglas/ Child, Lincoln Relic

Jan 20, 2017
Resume speed by Block, Lawrence, author. Resume speed

"A new town, a fresh start. A chance to escape old demons. Or meet new ones. He got on the Trailways bus in Galbraith, North Dakota, booked all the way through to Spokane. But the Help Wanted sign at the diner in Cross Creek was calling his name. Soon, he had a job working in the grill and a place to stay, and a new name to go with them. But what he didn't have was peace of mind. Or a clear conscience. Or any memory at all of what he'd done the night before fleeing Galbraith. What he'd done to g

Jan 16, 2017
Secret Honor by Griffin, W. E. B. Secret Honor

Jan 20, 2017
Sewn with joy by Goyer, Tricia, author. Sewn with joy

Joy Miller wanted nothing more than to be a wife and mother--especially now that her relationship with Matthew Slagel, the bishop's son, was deepening. But when a television crew rolls into Pinecraft, Florida, to film a new show about the Amish, tension threatens to rip apart their relationship...and the entire Amish community.

Jan 16, 2017
Shot-blue by Ruddock, Jesse Shot-blue

Jan 20, 2017
Silver City by Guinn, Jeff, author. Silver City

"Cash McLendon faces stone-cold enforcer Killer Boots in an Old West showdown, in New York Times-bestselling author Jeff Guinn's riveting follow-up to Buffalo Trail"--

Jan 20, 2017
Solitary envoy by Dunn, T. Davis Solitary envoy

Jan 20, 2017
Some Kind of Magic by Marlowe, Mary Ann Some Kind of Magic

Jan 20, 2017
Summer on Sunset Ridge by MacLaren, Sharlene, 1948- author. Summer on Sunset Ridge

"As tensions between North and South simmer over slavery, Sheriff Clay Dalton's path collides with a plainspoken yet passionate young abolitionist named Rebecca Albright, and the two find themselves propelled on a journey to discover just who God has called them to be, soon realizing that each holds a key to the other's answer"--

Jan 19, 2017
Swimmer among the stars - stories by Tharoor, Kanishk, author. Swimmer among the stars - stories

"[A] writer who is gifted not just with extraordinary talent but also with a subtle, original, and probing mind."--Amitav Ghosh In one of the singularly imaginative stories from Kanishk Tharoor's Swimmer Among the Stars, despondent diplomats entertain themselves by playing table tennis in zero gravity--for after rising seas destroy Manhattan, the United Nations moves to an orbiting space hotel. In other tales, a team of anthropologists treks to a remote village to record a language's last surviv

Jan 20, 2017
The Arrangement by Dunn, Sarah The Arrangement

Jan 20, 2017
The chosen maiden by Stachniak, Eva, 1952- author. The chosen maiden

"The passionate, sweeping story of Bronia, an extraordinary ballerina forever in the shadow of the legendary Nijinsky--Russia's greatest dancer and her older brother. Born on the road to dancer parents, the Nijinsky children seem destined for the stage. Vaslav is an early prodigy, and through single-minded pursuit will grow into arguably the greatest--and most infamous--Russian ballet dancer of the 20th century. His talented younger sister Bronia, however, also longs to dance. Overshadowed by Va

Jan 19, 2017
The clouds by Saer, Juan José, 1937-2005, author. The clouds

"Garay receives a computer disk containing a manuscript--which might be fictional, or could be a memoir--by Doctor Real, a nineteenth-century physician tasked with leading a group of five mental patients on a trip to a recently constructed asylum. Their trip, which ends in disaster and fire, is a brilliant tragicomedy thanks to the various insanities of the patients, among whom is a delusional man who greatly over-estimates his own importance and a nymphomaniac nun who tricks everyone--even the

Jan 19, 2017
The dalliance of leopards - a thriller by Alter, Stephen, author. The dalliance of leopards - a thriller

"Colonel Imtiaz Afridi, India's legendary spymaster, has zeroed in on a new threat emanating from the borderlands of over which he keeps watch from his surveillance center in the Himalayan foothills. An elusive warlord--faceless, nameless, and known only by his nom de guerre Guldaar, meaning "leopard" in Urdu--has built an illicit empire throughout the lands that Alexander the Great once conquered, based on extortion, money laundering, corruption, and murder. His reach extends across national bo

Jan 19, 2017
The devil and Webster by Korelitz, Jean Hanff, 1961- author. The devil and Webster

The first woman president of an elite progressive college responds to student protests about a popular professor's tenure denial before the group's controversial leader emerges and shocking acts of vandalism begin to destabilize the campus.

Jan 20, 2017
The echo of twilight by Kinghorn, Judith, author. The echo of twilight

"From the acclaimed author of The Last Summer, a captivating and moving story of the unlikely relationship between a lady and her maid on the eve of World War I. As I watched him his long legs striding the narrow path through the heather, his golden hair catching the sun I had a hideous feeling in the pit of my stomach. For it seemed as though he was already marching away from me. In 1914, despite the clouds of war threatening Europe, Pearl Gibson's future is bright. She has secured a position

Jan 19, 2017
The Familiar 4 - Hades by Danielewski, Mark Z. The Familiar 4 - Hades

Jan 20, 2017
The familiar. Honeysuckle & Pain 3, Honeysuckle & pain by Danielewski, Mark Z, author. The familiar. Honeysuckle & Pain 3, Honeysuckle & pain

As her family grows more unsettled, Xanther settles into a comfortable routine at home, while Cas and Bobby look to the person they fear most for survival, and Jingjing and Tian Li set out to find their lost cat.

Jan 20, 2017
The fifth letter by Moriarty, Nicola, author. The fifth letter

Joni, Deb, Eden, Trina have been best friends since high school, sharing a bond that has seen them through their teenage years and into adulthood. But now time and circumstance are starting to pull them apart as careers, husbands, and babies get in the way. As their yearly vacation becomes less of a priority, at least for three of the women, how can Joni find a way to draw the four of them back together? During a laughter- and wine-filled night, the women dare one another to write anonymous lett

Jan 20, 2017
The fifth petal - a novel by Barry, Brunonia, author. The fifth petal - a novel

When a teenage boy dies suspiciously on Halloween, chief of police John Rafferty suspects it may be linked to the triple homicide twenty-five years earlier involving three descendants of Salem Witch Trial victims.

Jan 20, 2017
The fire by night by Messineo, Teresa, author. The fire by night

In war-torn France, Jo McMahon, an Italian-Irish girl from the tenements of Brooklyn, tends to six seriously wounded soldiers in a makeshift medical unit. Enemy bombs have destroyed her hospital convoy, and now Jo singlehandedly struggles to keep her patients and herself alive in a cramped and freezing tent close to German troops. There is a growing tenderness between her and one of her patients, a Scottish officer, but Jo's heart is seared by the pain of all she has lost and seen. Nearing her b

Jan 16, 2017
The fortunate ones - a novel by Umansky, Ellen M, author. The fortunate ones - a novel

One very special work of art--a Chaim Soutine painting--connects the lives and fates of two different women, generations apart, in a novel that moves from World War II Vienna to contemporary Los Angeles.

Jan 20, 2017
The future of silence - fiction by Korean women by The future of silence - fiction by Korean women

Jan 16, 2017
The gargoyle hunters by Gill, John Freeman, author. The gargoyle hunters

"Griffin Watts is 13 years old in 1974 New York, a city which, at the brink of financial collapse, seems to crumble around him at roughly the same rate as his family. Desperate to forge a connection to his father, Griffin gets co-opted into his illicit and dangerous architectural salvage business, which allows him to discover the centuries old sculptures (gargoyles) carved into buildings all over the city by immigrant artisans. As his father's obsession with preserving the landmark buildings aro

Jan 20, 2017
The gringo champion by Xilonen, Aura, 1995- author. The gringo champion

Liborio calls upon his highly-honed survival skills to escape Mexico, sharing his journey and speaking of migrants' social problems via love letters to his girl.

Jan 19, 2017
The honor of spies by Griffin, W. E. B. The honor of spies

Assigned to help a German lieutenant colonel to escape from a prisoner-of-war detention center, World War II OSS officer Cletus Frade learns of the colonel's role in a conspiracy to assassinate Adolf Hitler and must outmaneuver a plot to kill the man's Nazi-connected parents.

Jan 20, 2017
The hope chest - a novel by Shipman, Viola, author. The hope chest - a novel

"The Hope Chest is a deeply emotional novel about three people who have seemingly lost all hope until one woman's heirloom hope chest is rediscovered in the attic, along with its contents and secrets. Mattie is a fiercely independent woman battling ALS; Don, her deeply devoted husband is facing a future without his one true love; and Rose, their struggling caregiver, is a young, single mother who feels trapped in her life. With each item that is discovered--including a beloved doll, family dishe

Jan 20, 2017
The Kaiser's last kiss by Judd, Alan, 1946- author. The Kaiser's last kiss

"Soon to be a movie starring Christopher Plummer, Lily James, and Jai Courtney, this "wonderfully satisfying, sophisticated novel" (Daily Telegraph) follows the exiled Kaiser Wilhelm, the young Nazi officer assigned to guard him, and the Jewish maid who unwittingly comes between them. It is 1940 and the exiled monarch Kaiser Wilhelm is living in his Dutch chateau, Huis Doorn. The old German king spends his days chopping logs and musing on what might have been. When the Nazis invade Holland, th

Jan 20, 2017
The Last Chance Matinee - Library Edition by Stewart, Mariah The Last Chance Matinee - Library Edition

Jan 20, 2017
The life and times of Persimmon Wilson - a novel by Peacock, Nancy, author. The life and times of Persimmon Wilson - a novel

A slave-turned-Comanche warrior travels from the brutality of a New Orleans sugar cane plantation to the indomitable frontier of untamed Texas to search for the woman he loves and his own identity.

Jan 16, 2017
The little communist who never smiled - a novel by Lafon, Lola, 1974- author. The little communist who never smiled - a novel

"An award-winning novel powerfully re-imagines a childhood in the spotlight of history, politics, and destiny. Montreal 1976. A fourteen-year-old girl steps out onto the floor of the Montreal Forum and into history. Twenty seconds on uneven bars is all it takes for Nadia Comaneci, the slight, unsmiling child from Communist Romania, to etch herself into the collective memory. The electronic scoreboard, astonishing spectators with what has happened, shows 1.0. The judges have awarded an unpreceden

Jan 16, 2017
The newcomer by Fisher, Suzanne Woods, author. The newcomer

As Anna and her fellow church members seek out a new beginning in eighteenth-century Pennsylvania, she expresses an interest in ship carpenter Bairn, who has yet to commit to the strict expectations of the Amish community.

Jan 16, 2017
The outsider by Franze, Anthony J, author. The outsider

"Things aren't going well for Grayson Hernandez. Just graduated from a fourth-tier law school, he's drowning in student debt. The only job he can find is as a messenger at the Supreme Court, where he's forced to watch the best and the brightest from the outside--the elite group of lawyers who serve as the justices' law clerks. When Gray intervenes in a violent mugging, he finds himself in the good graces of the victim: the Chief Justice of the United States. Gray soon finds himself the newest--a

Jan 20, 2017
The patriots - a novel by Krasikov, Sana, 1979- author. The patriots - a novel

"When the Great Depression hits, Florence Fein leaves Brooklyn College for what appears to be a plum job in Moscow|and the promise of love and independence. But once in Russia, she quickly becomes entangled in a country she can't escape. Many years later, Florence's son, Julian, will make the opposite journey, immigrating back to the United States. His work in the oil industry takes him on frequent visits to Moscow, and when he learns that Florence's KGB file has been opened, he arranges a busin

Jan 20, 2017
The Prometheus man by Reardon, Scott, author. The Prometheus man

A young CIA agent's identity is stolen by a gifted college drop-out who would use agency resources to solve the cold case of his brother's murder, a situation that is complicated by a secret government program to engineer a perfect soldier.

Jan 20, 2017
The rising by Graham, Heather, author. The rising

"Twenty-four hours. That's all it takes for the lives of two young people to be changed forever. Alex Chin has the world on a plate. A football hero and homecoming king with plenty of scholarship offers, his future looks bright. His tutor, Samantha Dixon, is preparing to graduate high school at the top of her class. She plans to turn her NASA internship into a career. When a football accident lands Alex in the hospital, his world is turned upside down. His doctor is murdered. Then, his parents.

Jan 16, 2017
The river of kings - a novel by Brown, Taylor, 1982- author. The river of kings - a novel

"The Altamaha River, Georgia's "Little Amazon," has been named one of the 75 "Last Great Places in the World." Crossed by roads only five times in its 137-mile length, the blackwater river is home to thousand-year-old virgin cypress, descendants of 18th-century Highland warriors, and a motley cast of rare and endangered species. The Altamaha has even been rumored to harbor its own river monster, as well as traces of the most ancient European fort in North America. Brothers Hunter and Lawton Logg

Jan 20, 2017
The Sailor who fell from grace with the sea by Mishima, Yukio, 1925-1970. The Sailor who fell from grace with the sea

Explores an adolescent's response to his mother's love affair with a handsome visitor to Yokohama

Jan 20, 2017
The Secrets You Keep by White, Kate The Secrets You Keep

Jan 20, 2017
The signal flame - a novel by Krivak, Andrew, author. The signal flame - a novel

"The stunning second novel from National Book Award finalist Andrew Krivak--a heartbreaking, captivating story about a family awaiting the return of their youngest son from the Vietnam War. In a small town in Pennsylvania's Endless Mountains Hannah and her son Bo mourn the loss of the family patriarch, Jozef Vinich. They were three generations under one roof. Three generations, but only one branch of a scraggy tree; they are a war-haunted family in a war-torn century. Having survived the trenche

Jan 20, 2017
The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by See, Lisa The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane

Jan 20, 2017
The trapped girl by Dugoni, Robert, author. The trapped girl

"When a woman's body is discovered submerged in a crab pot in the chilly waters of Puget Sound, Detective Tracy Crosswhite finds herself with a tough case to untangle. Before they can identify the killer, Tracy and her colleagues on the Seattle PD's Violent Crimes Section must figure out who the victim is. Her autopsy, however, reveals she may have gone to great lengths to conceal her identity. So who was she running from? After evidence surfaces that their Jane Doe may be a woman who suspicious

Jan 20, 2017
The Wide Circumference of Love by Golden, Marita The Wide Circumference of Love

Jan 20, 2017
This is how it always is by Frankel, Laurie, author. This is how it always is

"This is Claude. He's five years old, the youngest of five brothers. He also loves peanut butter sandwiches. He also loves wearing a dress, and dreams of being a princess.When he grows up, Claude says, he wants to be a girl. Rosie and Penn want Claude to be whoever Claude wants to be. They're just not sure they're ready to share that with the world. Soon the entire family is keeping Claude's secret. Until one day it explodes."--

Jan 20, 2017
Transit by Cusk, Rachel, 1967- author. Transit

"Sequel to Rachel Cusk's Outline"--

Jan 16, 2017
Under pressure by Foster, Lori, 1958- author. Under pressure

Leese Phelps's road hasn't been an easy one, but it's brought him to the perfect job--working for the elite Body Armor security agency. And what his newest assignment lacks in size, she makes up for in fire and backbone. But being drawn to Catalina Nicholson is a dangerous complication, especially since it could be the very man who hired Leese who's threatening her. What Catalina knows could get her killed. But who'd believe the sordid truth about her powerful stepfather? Beyond Leese's ripped b

Jan 20, 2017
Vampire sun by Rain, J. R. Vampire sun

Jan 20, 2017
Victory and honor by Griffin, W.E.B. Victory and honor

Facing daunting challenges in the form of political threats against the OSS and the early stirrings of the Cold War, Cletus Frade and his colleague conduct a secret operation to counter the growing ambitions of Joseph Stalin.

Jan 20, 2017
Wait Till You See Me Dance - Stories by Unferth, Deb Olin Wait Till You See Me Dance - Stories

Jan 20, 2017
We go around in the night and are consumed by fire by Grant, Jules, author. We go around in the night and are consumed by fire

"Lesbian gangster and street poet Donna runs the all-female Bronte Close Gang. Carla, single parent and part-time MC, is her closest friend and trusted second-in-command. Together they carve out an empire in the toughest streets of Manchester. Unlike the city's other gangs, run by men caught up in violent turf warfare, the women keep their heads down, doing business their way: partying on Canal Street, selling drugs in perfume atomisers in club toilets, and working as cleaners to account for the

Jan 20, 2017
We want everything - the novel of Italy's hot autumn by Balestrini, Nanni, author. We want everything - the novel of Italy's hot autumn

"It was 1969, and temperatures were rising across the factories of the north as workers demanded better pay and conditions. Soon, discontent would erupt in what became known as Italy's 'Hot Autumn'. A young worker from the impoverished south arrives at Fiat's Mirafiori factory in Turin, where his darker complexion begins to fade from the fourteen-hour workdays in sweltering industrial heat. He is frequently late for work, and sells his blood when money runs low. He fakes a crushed finger to win

Jan 16, 2017
We were on a break by Kelk, Lindsey, author. We were on a break

Is it a break? Or is it a blip? 'You've just had a holiday,' I pointed out, trying not to yawn. "Wasn't that enough of a break?" 'I don't mean that kind of break.' There's nothing worse than the last day of holiday. Oh wait, there is. When what should have been a proposal turns into a break, Liv and Adam find themselves on opposite sides of the life they had mapped out. Friends and family all think they're crazy; Liv throws herself into work --animals are so much simpler than humans --and Adam t

Jan 19, 2017
West Virginia - a novel by Halstead, Joe, author. West Virginia - a novel

Jan 20, 2017
When tides turn by Sundin, Sarah, author. When tides turn

Jan 20, 2017
Who killed Piet Barol? - a novel by Mason, Richard, 1978- author. Who killed Piet Barol? - a novel

"A haunting, wildly imagined novel by the acclaimed author of History of a Pleasure Seeker ("the best new work of fiction ... in many moons; a classic"--The Washington Post); set in the first decades of twentieth-century colonial Cape Town and in a spirit-filled forest of secrets and magic powers. It is 1914. Germany has just declared war on France. Piet Barol, the handsome, irresistible figure of Mason's much-admired, sensuous History of a Pleasure Seeker, is once again at the center of this am

Jan 20, 2017
Wild Horse Springs by Thomas, Jodi, author. Wild Horse Springs

"In the heart of Ransom Canyon, sometimes the right match for a lonely soul is the one you least expect"--

Jan 20, 2017
Wildfire at midnight by Stewart, Mary, 1916-2014, author. Wildfire at midnight

Classics. First published in 1956, this haunting novel of suspense and romance set in the Scottish Hebrides blends pungent description with sheer terror as only Mary Stewart can. Most visitors to the Isle of Skye are there to climb the jagged peaks of Blaven or fish the many sparkling streams, but Gianetta Brooke came to forget Nicholas Drury--the husband she had painfully divorced. Upon arrival, however, Gianetta realizes that this won't be a typical vacation when she discovers that Nicholas is

Jan 16, 2017