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Desolation island by O'Brian, Patrick, 1914-

Desolation island

Captain Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin sail to Australia with a hold full of convicts, including a dangerous spy, while the crew is decimated by disease and their ship, the "Leopard," is pursued by a Dutch man-of-war

Apr 29, 2016
Desert boys by McCormick, Chris, 1987- author.

Desert boys

"In the tradition of startling debuts such as We, the Animals by Justin Torres, Desert Boys follows the life of Daley Kushner, growing up, coming out, and grappling with the remnants of his childhood in California's Mojave Desert. This series of powerful, linked stories illuminates Daley's world--the family, friends, and community that have both formed and constrained him, and his new life in San Francisco. Back home, the desert preys on those who cannot conform: an alfalfa farmer on the outskir

Apr 29, 2016
The defense by Cavanagh, Steve, author.

The defense

""If you're a fan of John Grisham, Scott Turow, and Brad Meltzer, then you will be a fan of Steve Cavanagh's The Defense."--Nelson DeMille, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Radiant Angel Eddie Flynn used to be a con artist. Then he became a lawyer. Turns out the two aren't that different. Former con artist turned lawyer Eddie Flynn gave up the law a year ago after a disastrous case, and he vowed never to step foot in a courtroom again. But now he doesn't have a choice. The head of the Rus

Apr 29, 2016
Defender by Palmer, Diana, author.

Defender

Investigating a stalking case involving a Texas millionaire's daughter, now an assistant district attorney, whose heart he broke years earlier, FBI agent Paul Fiore struggles to regain her trust after discovering the truth about her nightmarish youth andthe damage he caused by leaving her.

Apr 29, 2016
A daughter's dream by Gray, Shelley Shepard, author.

A daughter's dream

New teacher Rebecca Kinsinger is ambivalent about her job, until orphan Lilly Yoder joins her class and makes her feel that what she does is important, but she is not sure what to do when she feels an attraction to Lilly's uncle and guardian, Jacob Yoder.

Apr 29, 2016
Dating tips for the unemployed by Smyles, Iris, author.

Dating tips for the unemployed

"Iris Smyles's Dating Tips for the Unemployed is an urban odyssey, a wistful, wise, and wry look back at a young woman trying to find her home in the world. "Iris," the narrator and heroine, guides the reader through twenty-four episodes from her life, pausing now and then for meditations on love, sex, work, loneliness, insomnia, arctic exploration, cannibalism, the Higgs boson, Greek mythology, memory, costumes parties, time travel, Rocky I, II, V, IV, VI, and III respectively, literary immort

Apr 29, 2016
The daredevil snared by Laurens, Stephanie, author.

The daredevil snared

Hoping to prove himself by taking up his brothers' covert mission in Freetown and protecting escaped captives in the jungle, hedonistic youngest son Caleb Frobisher falls in love with captive governess Katherine Fortescue, who is being targeted by a sadistic mercenary.

Apr 29, 2016
The damned of Petersburg by Peters, Ralph, 1952- author.

The damned of Petersburg

Reimagines the stories of heroes Little Billy Mahone, Wade Hampton, Francis Channing Barlow, and Nelson Miles against a backdrop of the 1864 election and the Civil War battles of the summer and autumn of that year.

Apr 29, 2016
The curse of tenth grave by Jones, Darynda, author.

The curse of tenth grave

When three gods plot to kill her daughter, grim reaper and private investigator Charley Davidson organizes a plan to capture them and cast them into a different dimension, but questions her resolve about the god of death and destruction's true loyalties.

Apr 29, 2016
The curious charms of Arthur Pepper by Patrick, Phaedra.

The curious charms of Arthur Pepper

"Sixty-nine-year-old Arthur Pepper lives a simple life. He gets out of bed at precisely 7:30 a.m., just as he did when his wife, Miriam, was alive. He dresses in the same gray slacks and mustard sweater-vest, waters his fern, Frederica, and heads out to his garden. But on the one-year anniversary of Miriam's death, something changes. Sorting through Miriam's possessions, Arthur finds an exquisite gold charm bracelet he's never seen before. What follows is a surprising and unforgettable odyssey t

Apr 29, 2016
Conrad & Eleanor by Rogers, Jane

Conrad & Eleanor

Apr 29, 2016
Congratulations on everything by Whitlock, Nathan, author.

Congratulations on everything

Apr 29, 2016
The confidence-man - his masquerade by Melville, Herman, 1819-1891.

The confidence-man - his masquerade

Apr 29, 2016
A Colorado Christmas by Johnstone, William W./ Johnstone, J. A.

A Colorado Christmas

Apr 29, 2016
Collecting the dead by Kope, Spencer, author.

Collecting the dead

"Magnus "Steps" Craig is part of the elite three-man Special Tracking Unit of the FBI. Called in on special cases where his skills are particularly needed, he works as a tracker. The media dubs him "The Human Bloodhound," since Steps is renowned for his incredible ability to find and follow trails over any surface better than anyone else. But there's a secret to his success. Steps has a special ability---a kind of synesthesia---where he can see the 'essence' of a person, something he calls 'shin

Apr 29, 2016
City of the lost by Armstrong, Kelley, author.

City of the lost

"Casey Duncan is a homicide detective with a secret: when she was in college, she killed a man. She was never caught, but he was the grandson of a mobster and she knows this crime will catch up to her. Casey's best friend, Diana, is on the run from a violent, abusive ex-husband. When Diana's husband finds her, and Casey herself is attacked shortly after, Casey knows it's time for the two of them to disappear again. Diana has heard of a domestic violence support town made for people like her, a t

Apr 29, 2016
Chronicle of a last summer - a novel of Egypt by El Rashidi, Yasmine, 1977- author.

Chronicle of a last summer - a novel of Egypt

"A coming-of-age story that follows a Cairo native from her girlhood during Mubarak's regime to her adulthood and the radical change brought by the revolution that toppled Mubarak"--

Apr 29, 2016
The charmers - a novel by Adler, Elizabeth (Elizabeth A.), author.

The charmers - a novel

"Mirabella Matthews' Aunt Jolly died unexpectedly and mysteriously, and as a result, Mirabella has inherited her villa in the South of France. Driving on the way from the train with Verity, the young woman she picked up along the way, Mirabella is run off the road by a motorcycle and she soon discovers that the dangers do not end there. It turns out that Aunt Jolly had a past, and as the various men who were a part of it show up at the villa Mirabella and Verity must find out who can be trusted

Apr 29, 2016
A certain age by Williams, Beatriz, author.

A certain age

Falling in love with her paramour but unable to divorce because of societal conventions, married Jazz Age socialite Theresa Marshall tries to make the best of the situation but reconsiders her values when her lover falls for her soon-to-be sister-in-law.

Apr 29, 2016
A Buccaneer at Heart by Laurens, Stephanie, author.

A Buccaneer at Heart

Wanting to settle down after a decade of captaining diplomatic and covert missions for the crown, Captain Robert Frobisher takes a final assignment in West Africa gathering information against a slaver camp, where he falls for a woman trying to find and rescue her missing brother. --Publisher

Apr 29, 2016