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Orchard Grove by Zandri, Vincent, author.

Orchard Grove

"Sometimes fences make for nice neighbors. Other times they hide the evil within. Orchard Grove is a town like any other, with quiet neighborhoods and apple groves... though Ethan, the depressed screenplay writer, and his secretive wife, Susan, would tell you differently. So too would the seductive serial killer living right next door, ..."--Dust jacket, p. [2]

Feb 8, 2016
Pet friendly by Pethick, Sue, author.

Pet friendly

"Todd Dwyer, a successful app designer, wasn't planning to adopt a dog, but when his Uncle Bertie dies and leaves his little mutt Archie homeless, Todd can't help welcoming the pooch home ... When things go awry the first night, [Todd's girlfriend] insists that Todd give Archie to his sister Claire, whose rural home is a days drive away. Todd and Archie hit the road, but circumstances compel them to make a detour to a quaint hotel run by Todd's childhood friend, Emma Carlisle. As it happens, the

Feb 8, 2016
Kallocain by Boye, Karin, 1900-1941.

Kallocain

Feb 8, 2016
Jakob's colors by Hawdon, Lindsay, author.

Jakob's colors

Running for his life wearing bloodstained sackcloth shoes in 1944 Austria, a young Romany boy assesses his multicultural legacy through the stories of his parents in 1920s Switzerland and England.

Feb 8, 2016
Infiltration by Hunt, Angela Elwell, 1957- author.

Infiltration

"Five characters -- with gifts they do not fully understand -- are mysteriously brought together to battle growing pockets of darkness throughout the world. BRENDA-The street-hustling tattoo artist who sees images of the future; THE PROFESSOR-the atheist ex-priest ruled by logic; ANDI-the professor's brilliant-but-geeky assistant who sees inexplicable patterns; TANK-the nai¨ve, big-hearted jock with a surprising connection to a healing power; DANIEL-the institutionalized ten-year-old who can see

Feb 8, 2016
Infestation by Peretti, Frank E., author.

Infestation

"Five characters -- with gifts they do not fully understand -- are mysteriously brought together to battle growing pockets of darkness throughout the world. BRENDA-The street-hustling tattoo artist who sees images of the future; THE PROFESSOR-the atheist ex-priest ruled by logic; ANDI-the professor's brilliant-but-geeky assistant who sees inexplicable patterns; TANK-the nai¨ve, big-hearted jock with a surprising connection to a healing power; DANIEL-the institutionalized ten-year-old who can see

Feb 8, 2016
Hometown hero by Cameron, Cate, author.

Hometown hero

Feb 8, 2016
A gentleman for all seasons by

A gentleman for all seasons

Feb 8, 2016
Flowers for Algernon by Keyes, Daniel.

Flowers for Algernon

When we first meet Charlie he is about to embark on a compelling but dangerous journey from retardation to genius. He has only a vague understanding of what will happen, but he is aware that knowledge and the ability to write are of paramount importance. So he doesn't hesitate for a moment to cooperate in a radical experiment designed to increase his intelligence, the key - he hopes - to being valued as a human being and to being loved. Daniel Keyes's powerful and highly original story of a youn

Feb 8, 2016
Fender lizards by Lansdale, Joe R., 1951- author.

Fender lizards

Dot waitresses on roller skates at the Dairy Bob, doesn't care for smoking at least partly on account of her dad having never returned from a cigarette run, and carries on the family tradition of philosophizing. Life hasn't done her any favors in her seventeen years so far. But if there was ever a heroine built for turning things upside down and seeing what shakes out, it's Dot. Determined to find out who she is and why she's the way she is, an opportunity presents itself when her heretofore-unk

Feb 8, 2016
Dare to run - the Sons of Steel Row by McLaughlin, Jen, author.

Dare to run - the Sons of Steel Row

Lucas Donahue is not ashamed of his criminal past, but after a brief stint in prison, he's ready to go legit and live a normal life. The problem is, no one leaves the gang without permission--even if he is one of the boss's top men. Plus someone's placed a hit on him. And then there's that feisty little bartender who's going to cause him even more trouble. Heidi Greene knows to keep her distance from a ladies' man like Lucas--even if she can't keep her eyes off him. When he rescues her from an a

Feb 8, 2016
The bell jar - a novel by Plath, Sylvia.

The bell jar - a novel

When Esther Greenwood wins an internship, she is elated, believing she will finally realise her dream to become a writer. But in between the cocktail parties and piles of manuscripts, her life begins to slide out of control. She finds herself spiralling into depression and eventually a suicide attempt, as she grapples with difficult relationships and a society which refuses to take women's aspirations seriously.

Feb 8, 2016
The angels' share - a novel by Ellis, Garfield, author.

The angels' share - a novel

After his father disappears, Everton Dorril is sent to find him. When he does, he learns about a woman his father has been in love with for over three decades and is now on a cross-country journey to find her. Seeking his own reconcilliation with his estranged father, Everton continues with him, hoping to learn more about his father.

Feb 8, 2016
A slanting of the sun - stories by Ryan, Donal, 1977- author.

A slanting of the sun - stories

Feb 8, 2016
The wildings by Roy, Nilanjana S., author.

The wildings

In the labyrinthine alleys and ruins of Nizamuddin, an old neighbourhood in Delhi, India, lives a small band of cats. Miao, the clan elder, a wise, grave Siamese; Katar, loved by his followers and feared by his enemies; Hulo, the great warrior tom; Beraal, the beautiful queen, swift and deadly when challenged; Southpaw, the kitten whose curiosity can always be counted on to get him into trouble... Unfettered and wild, these and the other members of the tribe fear no one, go where they will, and

Feb 8, 2016
Vanished by Marklund, Liza, 1962-

Vanished

Feb 9, 2016
A daughter of the snows by London, Jack, 1876-1916.

A daughter of the snows

Feb 9, 2016
The kindness of enemies by Aboulela, Leila, 1964- author.

The kindness of enemies

While researching the life of Imam Shamil, a nineteenth-century Muslim leader who led a resistance against Russia during the Caucasian War, a history professor discovers that one of her students is descended from the historical figure and also possesses his priceless sword.

Feb 9, 2016
Miracle man by Leibowitz, William R.

Miracle man

Feb 9, 2016
Casualties by Marro, Elizabeth.

Casualties

"As an executive for one of the most successful military defense contractors in the country, Ruth Nolan should have been thrilled when her troubled son, Robbie, chose to join the marines. But she wasn’t. She was terrified. So, when he returns home to San Diego after his second tour in Iraq, apparently unscathed, it feels like a chance to start over and make things right—until a scandal at work tears her away from their reunion. By the next morning, Robbie is gone. A note arrives for Ruth in the

Feb 9, 2016