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Where trust lies by Oke, Janette, 1935- author.

Where trust lies

"After teaching in a 1920s mining town in western Canada, Beth Thatcher no longer feels at home among her wealthy family in the East, and her heart is torn between two very different worlds"--Provided by publisher.

Jan 26, 2015
A small circus - a novel by Fallada, Hans, 1893-1947, author.

A small circus - a novel

From the birlliant mind of Hans Fallada, A Small Circus is a genuine and frightening tale of small-town Germany during a time of unrest.

Jan 26, 2015
Rutherford Park - a novel by Cooke, Elizabeth, 1953-

Rutherford Park - a novel

"Snow had fallen in the night, and now the great house, standing at the head of the valley, seemed like a five-hundred-year old ship sailing in a white ocean. For the Cavendish family, Rutherford Park is much more than a place to call home. It is a way of life marked by rigid rules and lavish rewards, governed by unspoken desires. Lady of the house Octavia Cavendish lives like a bird in a gilded cage. With her family's fortune, her husband, William, has made significant additions to the estate,

Jan 26, 2015
Goddess of legend by Cast, P. C.

Goddess of legend

Isabel, a world-weary photojournalist, is grounded back home in Oklahoma, when her car plummets off a bridge into a lake. Struggling on the edge between life and death, she's miraculously saved by the Water Goddess, but with one tiny caveat: Isabel must travel to another time to seduce the legendary Lancelot du Lac away from Queen Guinevere.

Jan 26, 2015
Iron & rust by Sidebottom, Harry, author.

Iron & rust

Sidebottom sets his sights on one of the bloodiest periods of Roman history -- the Year of the Six Emperors. In spring AD 235, a surprise attack and the brutal murder of Emperor Alexander and his mother ends the Severan dynasty and shatters four decades of Roman certainty. Military hero Maximinus Thrax is the first Caesar risen from the barracks. A simple man of steel and violence, he will fight for Rome unconditionally. The Senators praise the new Emperor with elaborate oratory, but will any of

Jan 26, 2015
In some other world, maybe by Goldhagen, Shari, 1976- author.

In some other world, maybe

"In December 1992, three groups of teenagers head to the theater to see the movie version of the famed Eons & Empires comic books. For Adam it's a last ditch effort to connect with something (actually, someone, the girl he's had a crush on for years) in his sleepy Florida town before he leaves for good. Passionate fan Sharon skips school in Cincinnati so she can fully appreciate the flick without interruption from her vapid almost-friends ... And in suburban Chicago, Phoebe and Ollie simply want

Jan 26, 2015
A husband for Christmas by Palmer, Diana.

A husband for Christmas

Love is right around the corner in two classic Diana Palmer Christmas stories. Snow Kisses: When former model Abby Shane returns home to the Big Sky country she's always loved, she is a pale shadow of her former self. After what happened to her in New York, she can't let any man touch her again. But Cade McLaren isn't just any man, and in his powerful arms, Abby slowly begins to heal. If only his attentions stemmed from love, not pity. Instead Abby hungers for that all-consuming blaze she'd

Jan 26, 2015
Honor by Cote, Lyn.

Honor

Honor Penworthy finds herself wedded through an arranged marriage to a hearing impaired man. As she becomes involved with the Underground Railroad Samuel must decide whether to support Honor in this pursuit.

Jan 26, 2015
Hell House by Matheson, Richard, 1926-2013.

Hell House

A group of four people enter Belasco House, known as the "Mount Everest of haunted houses."

Jan 26, 2015
Harraga by Sansal, Boualem, author.

Harraga

Two women, a lonely, unmarried pediatrician and a spontaneous, pregnant 16 year-old teenager, forge a strong, unlikely emotional bond after a short time living together in a crumbling mansion in the slums of Algiers.

Jan 26, 2015
The global war on Morris by Israel, Steve, author.

The global war on Morris

A witty political satire ripped from the headlines and written by Congressman Steve Israel, who's met the characters, heard the conversations, and seen the plot twists firsthand. Meet Morris Feldstein, a pharmaceutical salesman living and working in western Long Island who loves the Mets, loves his wife Rona, and loves things just the way they are. He doesn't enjoy the news; he doesn't like to argue. Rona may want to change the world; Morris wants the world to leave him alone. Morris does not ma

Jan 26, 2015
Purple hibiscus - a novel by Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi, 1977-

Purple hibiscus - a novel

In the city of Egunu, Nigeria, fifteen year-old Kambili and her older brother Jaja lead a somewhat cloistered life. Their father is a wealthy businessman, they live in a beautiful home, and attend private school. But, through Kambili's eyes, we see that their home life is anything but harmonious. Her father, a fanatically religious man has impossible expectations of his children and his wife, and if things don't go his way he becomes physically abusive. Not until Kambili and Jaja are sent away f

Jan 26, 2015
The prone gunman by Manchette, Jean-Patrick, 1942-1995.

The prone gunman

Martin Terrier is a hired killer who wants out of the game-so he can settle down and marry his childhood sweetheart. After all, that's why he took up this profession! But the Organization won't let him go: they have other plans. Once again, the gunman must assume the prone shooting position. A tour de force, this violent tale shatters as many illusions about life and politics as bodies.

Jan 26, 2015
Outlaws by Cercas, Javier, 1962- author.

Outlaws

Decades after sixteen-year-old Ignacio Can~as becomes the partner-in-crime of two charistmatic rebels, Ignacio, now a successful defense lawyer, encounters his former comrades and falls under their spell again.

Jan 26, 2015
Once upon a Highland Christmas by Cornwall, Lecia, author.

Once upon a Highland Christmas

Lady Alanna McNabb is bound by duty to her family, who insist she must marry a gentleman of wealth and title. When she meets the man of her dreams, she knows it's much too late, but her heart is no longer hers. Laird Iain MacGillivray is on his way to propose to another woman when he discovers Alanna half-frozen in the snow and barely alive. She isn't his to love, yet she's everything he's ever wanted. As Christmas comes closer, the snow thickens, and the magic grows stronger. Alanna and Iain mu

Jan 26, 2015
The redbreast by Nesbø, Jo, 1960-

The redbreast

A tale moving from the final months of World War II to the present, and from the Russian front to contemporary South Africa, follows the dual adventures of a freedom-seeking war martyr and an alcoholic police officer who is drawn into a mystery with past origins.

Jan 26, 2015
Done in one by Jerkins, Grant, author.

Done in one

"For SWAT sniper Jake Denton, the bullet casings he saves as grim reminders of his 'kills' are beginning to add up. His wife, his department-ordered psychiatrist, and even Jake himself are all beginning to question just how these sanctioned kills are affecting his mental health. Nobody wants him to end up like Lee Staley, his mentor and ex-partner--now out on permanent psych leave, drinking himself to death, and the prime suspect in a series of shootings that have paralyzed Northern California"-

Jan 26, 2015
The diamond lane - a novel by Karbo, Karen, author.

The diamond lane - a novel

"Reluctantly back home in LA after 16 years in Africa, documentary filmmaker Mouse FitzHenry longs for the harsh, teeming jungle life her lens took in so lovingly. Wrenched stateside by a family emergency, with her longtime boyfriend/collaborator in tow, Mouse is instantly beleaguered by a past she'd leapt continents to escape"--Amazon.com.

Jan 26, 2015
The Oblate's Confession by Peak, William.

The Oblate's Confession

The Dark Ages, England: a warrior gives his son to a monastery that rides the border between two rival Anglo-Saxon kingdoms. Growing up in a land wracked by war and plague, the child learns of the oath that binds him to the church and forces a cruel choice upon him. To love one father, he must betray another. The decision he makes shatters his world and haunts him forever. This quietly exotic novel places us compellingly in another time, another place, where chieftains fear holy men, holy men fe

Jan 26, 2015
Outline by Cusk, Rachel, 1967-

Outline

"Rachel Cusk's Outline is a novel in ten conversations. Spare and stark, it follows a novelist teaching a course in creative writing during an oppressively hot summer in Athens. She leads her students in storytelling exercises. She meets other visiting writers for dinners and discourse. She goes swimming with an elderly Greek bachelor. The people she encounters speak, volubly, about themselves: their fantasies, anxieties, pet theories, regrets, and longings. And through these disclosures, a port

Jan 26, 2015