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Peril in paperback by Carlisle, Kate, 1951- author.

Peril in paperback

Rare books expert Brooklyn Wainwright is invited to the fiftieth birthday party of her neighbor Suzie's aunt Grace. A retired founder of a major video game corporation, Grace is a larger-than-life character who's turned her Lake Tahoe mansion into a funhouse. Part of the fun involves a seance, but after the lights flicker, one guest is dead, poisoned by a cocktail intended for Grace.

Apr 14, 2014
The long war by Pratchett, Terry, author.

The long war

Humankind has spread across the new worlds opened up by 1stepping.2 Where Joshua and Lobsang once pioneered, fleets of airships now link the Americas with trade and culture. Distinctive to the Long Earth are the trolls, whose song suffuses the reaches of the stepwise worlds. But the trolls are beginning to react to humanity2s thoughtless exploitation. Joshua is called by Lobsang to deal with a crisis that threatens to plunge the Long Earth into a war unlike any humankind has waged before.

Apr 14, 2014
The lost choice - a legend of personal discovery by Andrews, Andy, 1959-

The lost choice - a legend of personal discovery

When a young boy finds a mysterious object in the creek near his home, his parents launch an investigation that will eventually link the ancient object to such remarkable figures as George Washington Carver, Oskar Shindler, Joan of Arc, and Alfred Vanderbilt. Separate pieces of the artifact, with different but similar inscriptions, shape the lives of those who possess the object. With each new discovery comes new questions: What is the connection between these objects? Is there another piece? An

Apr 14, 2014
The martian - a novel by Weir, Andy, author.

The martian - a novel

Mark Watney was nearly killed by a dust storm on Mars and was abandoned by his crew who thought him dead. Now he's all alone with no way of letting Earth know he's alive, which doesn't matter because his supplies would run out before they'd get there. Either way, the environment or human error will likely kill him first. Not giving in, Mark works to survive, battling obstacle after obstacle, but will it be enough?

Apr 14, 2014
How do you kill 11 million people? - why the truth matters more than you think by Andrews, Andy, 1959- author, narrator.

How do you kill 11 million people? - why the truth matters more than you think

Andrews urges listeners to be 'careful students' of the past, seeking accurate, factual accounts of events and decisions that illuminate choices people face now. By considering how the Nazi German regime was able to carry out over eleven million institutional killings between 1933 and 1945, Andrews advocates for an informed population that demands honesty and integrity from its leaders and from each other.

Apr 14, 2014
Shadow spell by Roberts, Nora.

Shadow spell

"With the legends and lore of Ireland running through his blood, falconer Connor O'Dwyer is proud to call County Mayo home. It's where his sister, Branna, lives and works, where his cousin, Iona, has found true love, and where his childhood friends form a circle that can't be broken... A circle that is about to be stretched out of shape--by a long-awaited kiss. Meara Quinn is Branna's best friend, a sister in all but blood. Her and Connor's paths cross almost daily, as Connor takes tourists on h

Apr 14, 2014
The splendid things we planned - a family portrait by Bailey, Blake, 1963- author.

The splendid things we planned - a family portrait

Blake Bailey's darkly funny account of growing up in the shadow of an erratic and increasingly dangerous brother, an exhilarating and sometimes harrowing story that culminates in one unforgettable Christmas.

Apr 14, 2014
Kansas City lightning - the rise and times of Charlie Parker by Crouch, Stanley, author.

Kansas City lightning - the rise and times of Charlie Parker

Kansas City Lightning: The Rise and Times of Charlie Parker is the first installment in the long-awaited portrait of one of the most talented and influential musicians of the twentieth century, from Stanley Crouch, one of the foremost authorities on jazz and culture in America. Throughout his life, Charlie Parker personified the tortured American artist: a revolutionary performer who used his alto saxophone to create a new music known as bebop even as he wrestled with a drug addiction that would

Apr 14, 2014
The memory jar by Goyer, Tricia.

The memory jar

Visit a small Amish community in West Kootenai, Montana, where for the past ten years, Sarah Shelter has been passed over by the young Amish men that arrive there each year. A tragedy has closed her heart, until she meets Jathan Schrock.

Apr 14, 2014
High price - a neuroscientist's journey of self-discovery that challenges everything you know about drugs and society by Hart, Carl L., author.

High price - a neuroscientist's journey of self-discovery that challenges everything you know about drugs and society

A groundbreaking neuroscientist shares the harrowing and inspiring story of his life growing up in one of Miami's toughest neighborhoods, and reveals how it led him to his pioneering work that is redefining ideas about drug addiction.

Apr 14, 2014
Missing you by Coben, Harlan, 1962-

Missing you

It's a profile, like all the others on the online dating site. But as NYPD Detective Kat Donovan focuses on the accompanying picture, she feels her whole world explode, as emotions she's ignored for decades come crashing down on her. Staring back at her is her ex-fiance´ Jeff, the man who shattered her heart-- and who she hasn't seen in 18 years. Kat feels a spark, wondering if this might be the moment when past tragedies recede and a new world opens up to her. But when she reaches out to the m

Apr 14, 2014
I've got you under my skin by Clark, Mary Higgins.

I've got you under my skin

"[A] Manhattan ER doctor is brazenly murdered in front of his young son in a city playground. Five years later, his killer is still at large. Meanwhile his widow, Laurie Moran, is now an award-winning TV producer. Still haunted by her husband's murder, she has been raising their son alone. Laurie and her TV crew have just received the green light to produce a new 'cold case' series. Revisiting unsolved crimes one at a time, she and her TV crew will gather a victim's friends and family, who have

Apr 14, 2014
The watcher in the shadows by Ruiz Zafón, Carlos, 1964-

The watcher in the shadows

"When fourteen-year-old Irene Sauvelle moves with her family to Cape House on the coast of Normandy, she's immediately taken by the beauty of the place--its expansive cliffs, coasts, and harbors. There, she meets a local boy named Ismael, and the two soon fall in love. But a dark mystery is about to unfold, involving a reclusive toymaker who lives in a gigantic mansion filled with mechanical beings and shadows of the past"--

Apr 14, 2014
The vicar of Wakefield by Goldsmith, Oliver, 1730?-1774.

The vicar of Wakefield

The kindly Vicar, Dr. Primrose's idyllic life with his good family in the country parsonage is suddenly devastated by many misfortunes. Even when jailed he keeps his Christian faith uppermost, and his nobility of spirit helps to bring justice to himself, his wife and his children.

Apr 14, 2014
Trouble in mind - the collected stories, volume 3 by Deaver, Jeffery.

Trouble in mind - the collected stories, volume 3

The 'grand master of the plot twist' (Booklist) is back with his third story collection. The stories include:A Textbook Case, a Lincoln Rhyme storyWhen a young woman is found brutally murdered in a parking garage, with a veritable mountain of potential evidence to sift through, it may be the most challenging case former NYPD detective Lincoln Rhyme has ever taken on.Fast, a Kathryn Dance storyKathryn Dance is in a race against the clock to track down the members of a domestic terrorist cell'and

Apr 14, 2014
The traveler's gift seven decisions that determine personal success by Andrews, Andy, 1959-

The traveler's gift seven decisions that determine personal success

A down and out former business executive is rendered unconscious in an automobile accident and transported back in time where historical figures give him the seven key decisons essential for personal success.

Apr 14, 2014
Serena a novel by Rash, Ron, 1953-

Serena a novel

The year is 1929, and newlyweds George and Serena Pemberton travel from Boston to the North Carolina mountains where they plan to create a timber empire. Although George has already lived in the camp long enough to father an illegitimate child, Serena is new to the mountains; but she soon shows herself to be equal of any man, overseeing crews, hunting rattlesnake, even saving her husband's life.

Apr 14, 2014
Keep quiet by Scottoline, Lisa.

Keep quiet

"Jake Whitmore is enjoying a rare bonding moment with his sixteen-year-old son, Kurt, when disaster strikes. They get in a terrible car accident that threatens to derail not only Kurt's chances at college, but his entire future. Jake makes a split-second decision that saves his son from formal punishment, but plunges them both into a world of guilt, lies, and secrecy. Just when Jake thinks he has everything under control, a malevolent outsider comes forward with the power to expose Jake's secret

Apr 14, 2014
Blossom Street brides by Macomber, Debbie.

Blossom Street brides

"Now wedding bells are ringing in the tight-knit community that gathers around A Good Yarn, a store in a pretty Seattle neighborhood" --

Apr 14, 2014
All the truth that's in me by Berry, Julie, 1974- author.

All the truth that's in me

Four years ago, Judith and her best friend disappeared from their town of Roswell Station. Two years ago, only Judith returned, permanently mutilated, reviled and ignored by her friends and family. Unable to speak, Judith lives like a ghost in her own home, pouring out her thoughts to the boy who's owned her heart, even if he doesn't know it. But when Roswell Station is attacked, buried secrets come to light, and Judith is forced to choose: continue to live in silence, or recover her voice.

Apr 14, 2014