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Beatlebone - a novel by Barry, Kevin, 1969-

Beatlebone - a novel

"It is 1978, and John Lennon has escaped New York City to try to find the island off the west coast of Ireland he bought nine years prior. Leaving behind domesticity, his approaching forties, his inability to create, and his memories of his parents, he sets off to find calm in the comfortable silence of isolation. But when he puts himself in the hands of a shape-shifting driver full of Irish charm and dark whimsy, what ensues can only be termed a magical mystery tour. Beatlebone is a tour de fo

Nov 23, 2015
The whispering city by Moliner, Sara, author.

The whispering city

"Barcelona 1952. General Franco's fascist government is at the height of its oppressive powers, casting a black shadow across the city. When wealthy socialite Mariona Sobrerroca is found dead in her mansion in the exclusive Tibidabo district, the police scramble to seize control of the investigation. Eager young journalist Ana Marti´ Noguer is surprised to be assigned to this important story, where she must shadow Inspector Isidro Castro. But Ana soon realizes that a bundle of strange letters un

Nov 23, 2015
Whispers in the reading room - a Chicago World's Fair mystery by Gray, Shelley Shepard. author.

Whispers in the reading room - a Chicago World's Fair mystery

"Lydia's job at the library is her world-until a mysterious patron catches her eye ... and perhaps her heart. Just months after the closure of the Chicago World's Fair, librarian Lydia Bancroft finds herself fascinated by a mysterious dark-haired and dark-eyed patron. He has never given her his name; he actually never speaks to a single person. All she knows about him is that he loves books as much as she does.Only when he rescues her in the lobby of the Hartman Hotel does she discover that his

Nov 23, 2015
Eve's Hollywood by Babitz, Eve, author.

Eve's Hollywood

"Journalist, party girl, bookworm, muse, artist: by the time she'd hit thirty, Eve Babitz had been all of these things. Immortalized as the nude beauty facing Duchamp over a chessboard and as one of Ed Ruscha's Five 1965 Girlfriends, it turns out that Babitz was a writer with stories of her own. In Eve's Hollywood she gives us indelible snapshots of southern California's haute bohemians, of surpassingly lovely high school ingenues ("people with brains went to New York and people with faces came

Nov 23, 2015
The master of the Prado - a novel by Sierra, Javier, 1971-

The master of the Prado - a novel

"New York Times bestselling author Javier Sierra takes you on a grand tour of the Prado museum in this historical novel that illuminates the fascinating mysteries behind European art--complete with gorgeous, full-color inserts of artwork by da Vinci, Boticelli, and other master artists" --

Nov 23, 2015
Henna House - a novel by Eve, Nomi, 1968- author.

Henna House - a novel

"In Yemen in 1920 ... Adela Damari's parents desperately seek a future husband for their young daughter. After passage of the Orphan's Decree, any unbetrothed Jewish child left orphaned will be instantly adopted by the local Muslim community. With her parents' health failing, and no spousal prospects in sight, Adela's situation looks dire until her uncle arrives from a faraway city, bringing with him a cousin and aunt who introduce Adela to the powerful rituals of henna tattooing"--

Nov 23, 2015
All the difference - a novel by Ferguson, Leah, author.

All the difference - a novel

"As the clock counts down to midnight and the ball slowly begins to drop, Molly's picture-perfect boyfriend gets down on one knee and asks her to marry him. She knows she should say yes, especially considering the baby-sized surprise she just discovered she's carrying. But something in her heart is telling her to say no"--

Nov 23, 2015
Another woman's daughter by Sussman, Fiona.

Another woman's daughter

"Set against the tumultuous background of apartheid South Africa, a powerful and moving debut about family, sacrifice, and discovering what it means to belong... Celia Mphephu knows her place in the world. A black servant working in the white suburbs of 1960s Johannesburg, she's all too aware of her limitations. Nonetheless, she has found herself a comfortable corner: She has a job, can support her faraway family, and is raising her youngest child, Miriam. But as racial tensions explode, Celia's

Nov 23, 2015
Cross justice by Patterson, James, 1947- author.

Cross justice

When his cousin is accused of a heinous crime, Alex Cross returns to his North Carolina hometown, where he discovers evidence of widespread corruption and a shattering family secret.

Nov 24, 2015
Pia saves the day by Harrison, Thea, author.

Pia saves the day

Pia and Dragos's magical young son Liam (the Peanut), is growing at an unprecedented rate, and if that isn't enough, he is also exhibiting noew, and unpredictable, magical gifts. To protect him, the concerned parents decide to move to upstate New York. Both Dragos and Pia relish the idea of leaving behind the city. They finally have the space to indulge their Wyr side, and Liam can grow in safety. It's a breath of fresh air - literally - but their idyllic situation is shattered when Dragos is in

Nov 24, 2015
Christmas in the Duke's Arms by

Christmas in the Duke's Arms

Nov 24, 2015
Gimme Shelter by Gittins, Rob, author.

Gimme Shelter

"What if, out of the blue, you witnessed a major crime? What if your testimony, and yours alone, could put one of the most dangerous criminals in the country behind bars? Would you do it? And if you do, who's there to protect you? Gimme Shelter pits a young, female, Witness Protection Officer against one of the deadliest psychopaths imaginable as she fights to keep her latest witness safe; but is that witness all she claims to be? And, in a world in which nothing can be taken on trust, is the Pr

Nov 24, 2015
The planter's bride - a story of intrigue and passion by Trotter, Janet MacLeod, 1958- author.

The planter's bride - a story of intrigue and passion

"1922: cousins and best friends, Sophie and Tilly, are looking for love and adventure. Sophie, orphaned at six, when her tea planter parents died suddenly of fever in India, has been brought up by a radical aunt in Edinburgh. Tilly meanwhile has lived a sheltered life in Newcastle. Tilly surprises everyone with a whirlwind marriage to confirmed bachelor and tea planter, James Robson, following him to India. Thinking herself in love with the charming but enigmatic forester Tam, the passionate, in

Nov 24, 2015
Dragos takes a holiday by Harrison, Thea, author.

Dragos takes a holiday

Dragos Cuelebre needs a vacation. So does Pia, his mate. When the First Family of the Wyr head to Bermuda for some much needed R&R, it's no ordinary undertaking - and no ordinary weekend in the sun. Between hunting for ancient treasure buried beneath the waves and keeping track of their son, Liam-a.k.a. Peanut, whose Wyr abilities are manifesting far ahead of schedule-it's a miracle that Pia and Dragos can get any time together.

Nov 24, 2015
Dragos goes to Washington by Harrison, Thea, author.

Dragos goes to Washington

Dragos Cuelebre, Lord of the Wyr, needs to throw a party without maiming anyone... which isn't as easy as it might sound. The Elder Races are heading to Washington D.C. to foster peace with humankind. Not known for his diplomacy skills, Dragos must rely on his mate Pia to help navigate a battlefield of words and polite smiles rather than claws. When the human spouse of a prominent politician winds up murdered, Dragos and Pia must race against time to hunt down those behind it before they are hel

Nov 24, 2015
The wicked by Harrison, Thea, author.

The wicked

For a librarian specializing in magic books, Olivia's new job is a dream come true. She's part of a team transporting a collection of books owned by the Vampyre sorceress Carling Severan. Head of security for the expedition, Sebastian Hale, is tired of his rootless life of adventure and finds himself attracted to the calm, beautiful librarian, but he's living a personal nightmare. He's been hit with a curse that is slowly taking away his sight, and he doesn't know if he will survive the results.

Nov 24, 2015
The jungle by Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968.

The jungle

The horrifying conditions of the Chicago stockyards are revealed through this narrative of a young immigrant's struggles in America.

Nov 24, 2015
True grift by Bunker, Jack, author

True grift

"A bankrupt lawyer and a greedy insurance adjuster concoct a personal injury scam involving a runaway grocery cart and recruit a half-wit golf course greenskeeper as their fall guy. But the plan goes horribly wrong, and as it spirals into a murderous fiasco, the grifters must deal with betrayals, shakedowns, bombs and mobsters to avoid prison... or worse, an early grave in a Southern California landfill." -- back cover.

Nov 26, 2015
Blind shuffle - a Rusty Diamond novel by Williams, Austin (Austin Lowry), 1970-, author

Blind shuffle - a Rusty Diamond novel

"Rusty Diamond abandoned the Crescent City years ago to pursue fame in Las Vegas, leaving Marceline Lavalle, the daughter of his mentor, with a broken heart. Now Rusty has come back to make amends with his former teacher and his first love - but Prosper Lavalle won't face him, and no one has seen Marceline for days. Five months pregnant, Marceline's vanished without a trace. Her estranged boyfriend, a casino boss with criminal ties and a hair-trigger temper, claims no knowledge of her whereabout

Nov 26, 2015
15th affair by Patterson, James, 1947-

15th affair

Nov 27, 2015