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The half brother - a novel by LeCraw, Holly, author.

The half brother - a novel

"Fresh out of college and barely older than the students he teaches, Charlie longs to find his place in the rarefied world of Abbottsford. He is particularly drawn to the school chaplain, Preston Bankhead, and Preston's beautiful daughter, May. Then Charlie's younger half brother Nick arrives on campus ... Teachers welcome him warmly, students stay late to talk after class, and May Bankhead proves susceptible to his magnetic draw. As Charlie sees the unmistakable connection between his first lov

Feb 20, 2015
Healer of Carthage - a novel by Gentry, Lynne.

Healer of Carthage - a novel

When first-year medical resident Dr. Lisbeth Hastings falls through a hidden hole while exploring a cave at her father's medical dig, she awakens to find herself an object of a slave auction in the ancient Roman metropolis of Carthage.

Feb 20, 2015
The Whites - a novel by Brandt, Harry, 1949- author.

The Whites - a novel

"Back in the bad old days, when Billy Graves worked for an anti-crime unit in [the South Bronx] known as the Wild Geese, the NYPD branded him as a cowboy. Now forty, he has somehow survived and become a sergeant in Manhattan Night Watch. Mostly, his team of detectives conducts a series of holding actions--and after years in police purgatory, Billy is content simply to do his job. But soon after he gets a [4:00] a.m. call about the fatal knifing of a [man] in [Penn Station], his investigation mov

Feb 20, 2015
Her forbidden cowboy by Sands, Charlene.

Her forbidden cowboy

"Jilted by her ex-fiance´, Jessica Holcomb finds refuge at her former brother-in-law's beachfront Southern California mansion. There she discovers country superstar Zane Williams still hunkering down after the devastating loss of his wife. These two wounded souls find their easy friendship healing. So Jess's sudden attraction to Zane comes as a complete shock. Even more shocking, Zane's acting like a jealous boyfriend, running interference with men who show interest. Is he just being overprotect

Feb 20, 2015
His lost and found family by Anderson, Sarah M.

His lost and found family

"Getting hit with divorce papers isn't the fresh beginning Jake Holt wanted with Skye Taylor. But when he returns to their Texas hometown, he finds Skye has a child...and no memory of the couple's painful breakup. After a long coma, Skye doesn't remember being swept up in a tornado or nearly losing her baby girl. Seeing Jake again rekindles their all-consuming passion. Then she starts to remember... Is their love strong enough to overcome the past so they can become a real family?"-- From back c

Feb 20, 2015
Housewitch by Schickel, Katie, author.

Housewitch

"When the passing of her estranged mother causes her special talents to emerge, Allison Darling becomes torn between reuniting with her family that abandoned her and the Glamour Girls, the most powerful and glamorous women in town."--

Feb 20, 2015
I do! by Gibson, Rachel.

I do!

"Vince Haven and Sadie Hollowell are headed to the altar, and all their friends are headed to Lovett, Texas, to join them for the party of the year. But Becca Ramsey doesn't have time for all that. Fresh out of beauty school, Becca's all business . . . and the last thing she needs is bad boy Nate Parrish anywhere in her life. In the past, Nate was trouble. He's been trying to repair his reputation—heck, he's even got just one girlfriend. The problem is, she isn't Becca. Now Nate's in a whole lot

Feb 20, 2015
Kissed by a cowboy by Britton, Pamela.

Kissed by a cowboy

Deep down, Jillian has always known she couldn't be a wife and mother. After the pain she has experienced in past relationships, she can't risk the heartbreak. But she has her animals and her special gift, which has brought her to Via Del Caballo, California. The tiniest sign tells her everything an animal is feeling. To observers, it is uncanny. To Wes Landon, the stories of the gorgeous "horse whisperer" are so much mumbo jumbo. Then he sees Jillian in action, charming horses, dogs even him. W

Feb 20, 2015
Ladder of years - a novel by Tyler, Anne, author.

Ladder of years - a novel

A runaway wife leaves one domestic situation, only to fall into another. She is Delia Grinstead, 40, of Baltimore, the wife of a physician and mother of three. One day she decides she's had enough of being invisible, moves to another town and gets herself a job--caring for a boy whose mother has abandoned the family. By the author of Saint Maybe.

Feb 20, 2015
Land of a thousand dreams by Hoff, B. J., 1940-

Land of a thousand dreams

In Book Three of BJ Hoff's bestselling Emerald Ballad saga set near the middle of the 19th century, Irish patriot Morgan Fitzgerald, felled by a gunman's bullet, strives to restore his life and reclaim his future. But even as he takes steps to provide a home for Belfast orphan Annie Delaney and nurture his love for the beautiful, mute Finola, he finds himself again locked in a fierce battle with the powers of darkness.

Feb 20, 2015
Lies that bind by Barbieri, Maggie, author.

Lies that bind

"Maeve's moving on with everyday life when the unthinkable happens: her father dies of a massive heart attack. Maeve's mother died when Maeve was very young, and growing up, it was always just her and her father. But on the day of his funeral, Maeve learns a shocking secret: she might have a sister she's never met. Maeve knows her father would never have kept something like that from her--unless he thought he had to."--

Feb 20, 2015
Love's abundant harvest by Shriver, Beth, author.

Love's abundant harvest

"When a fire takes Lucy's livelihood and the life of her overbearing husband, she is on her own with a baby on the way. Overwhelmed with all the responsibilities of the farm, she goes to stay with her grandmother. There, she feels safe and gets to know Manny, a handsome widower who checks in on the ladies. Lucy's shy and gentle ways are appealing to Manny, but accepting love and affection comes hard for her. Will spending time with her grandmother's wise friends teach her the true meaning of C

Feb 20, 2015
My father's wives by Greenberg, Mike, 1967- author.

My father's wives

A man who has everything, except a good relationship with his deceased father, tracks down his father's five ex-wives in an effort to understand more about himself.

Feb 20, 2015
Making nice by Sumell, Matt, author.

Making nice

"Our rage-filled hero Alby is flailing wildly against the world around him--he punches his sister (she deserved it), 'unprotectos' broads (they deserved it and liked it), gets drunk and picks fights (all deserved), defends defenseless creatures both large and small, and spews insults at children, slow drivers, lunch ladies, and every single surviving member of his family. It seems he is the angriest young man in the history of angry young men, and in each of these stories, we watch him run at li

Feb 20, 2015
Operation power play by Davis, Justine.

Operation power play

"When his dog, Cutter, leads Brett Dunbar to a dead body during a routine property check, it's the detective's hardest case yet. Because the victim was found on Sloan Burke's land. Now Brett must balance professionalism and attraction--something nearly impossible when the beautiful widow's determination puts her directly in the line of fire. Seeing the heroic qualities she valued in her late husband reflected in Brett makes the protective wall around Sloan's heart crumble. Brett won't risk anoth

Feb 20, 2015
Pedal to the metal. by Thoma, Jesse J

Pedal to the metal.

"Max Winters is comfortable in her behind-the-scenes wunderkind role on Holt Lasher’s crime fighting team. Eventually, she’d like more responsibility in the field, but that only happens after Holt says you’re ready. When Holt’s team is asked to help bust an organized car theft ring and Whitney “Dubs” Williams is released from prison with the sole purpose of helping Holt in that pursuit, Holt turns to Max to be Dubs’ minder. As in, handcuffed together, 24/7 minder of an unreformed, young, hot, co

Feb 20, 2015
The room - a novel by Karlsson, Jonas, 1971-

The room - a novel

Bjorn is a compulsive, meticulous bureaucrat who discovers a secret room at the government office where he works--a secret room that no one else in his office will acknowledge. When Bjorn is in his room, what his co-workers see is him standing by the wall and staring off into space looking dazed, relaxed, and decidedly creepy. Bjorn's bizarre behavior eventually leads his co-workers to try and have him fired, but Bjorn will turn the tables on them with help from his secret room.

Feb 20, 2015
Satin Island - a novel by McCarthy, Tom, 1969 May 22-

Satin Island - a novel

"A "corporate ethnographer," U. is tasked with writing the Great Report. Yet at every turn, U. finds himself overwhelmed by the ubiquity of data, lost in a buffer zone and wandering through a crowd of apparitions. Meanwhile, Madison, the woman he is seeing, becomes increasingly elusive, much like the particulars in the case of the recent, highly-publicized parachutist's death, with which U. is obsessed. He also develops a perverse interest in oil spills, spending great amounts of time watching l

Feb 20, 2015
See you in paradise - stories by Lennon, J. Robert, 1970- author.

See you in paradise - stories

A collection of short tales draws on fifteen years of work to reflect whimsically on the pathos and surreality of American life as evidenced by a competitive adoption, a suicide, and a career stagnation.

Feb 20, 2015
A slipping-down life by Tyler, Anne, author.

A slipping-down life

Tells the story of Evie Decker and her unlikely romance with Drumstrings Casey, a small-time rock singer who plays in a country roadhouse.

Feb 20, 2015