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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
Formerly fingerman by Nelms, Joe.

Formerly fingerman

Brad Fingerman was an art director in the glamorous world of New York advertising. He had the respect of his peers, a beautiful wife, and a bright future. That is, his future was bright before he spectacularly nuked his career, discovered his wife's infidelity, and witnessed a high-profile Mafia hit in a Midtown elevator. Now Brad's unemployed, divorced, and the government's key witness in a major murder trial. Except Brad didn't actually see the murder. So Brad lied, joined the Witness Protecti

Jan 26, 2015
A dancer in the dust by Cook, Thomas H.

A dancer in the dust

Ray Campbell, a former aid worker who was stationed Africa twenty years earlier, is distraught when a friend from that period of his life turns up murdered in New York, and he must discover how this tragedy is connected to the earlier tragedy of Martine Aubert, the only woman Ray ever loved.

Jan 26, 2015
A bride in store by Jagears, Melissa.

A bride in store

"It is 1881 when a mail-order bride arrives in a small Kansas town, but her groom is away. What will she do when sparks begin to fly with her future husband's best friend?"--

Jan 26, 2015
Black River by Hulse, S. M.

Black River

A former prison guard and talented fiddler returns to his Montana hometown to bury his wife and confront an inmate who, twenty years earlier, held him hostage during a prison riot.

Jan 26, 2015
Beowulf - explosives detection dog by Kendig, Ronie.

Beowulf - explosives detection dog

Jan 26, 2015
Battle of Forces - Sera Toujours by Vali, Ali, author.

Battle of Forces - Sera Toujours

In book two of the Forces series, Kendal and Piper return to New Orleans, both now immortal. The peace along the Mississippi River is short-lived with the arrival of Kendal's old friends, Morgaine and Lenore. They come with an order from the Genesis Clan for Kendal to return with them to face judgment for mixing the elixir of the sun for Piper without their consent. Their presence, though, wakes the seer the elders have waited centuries for. The small band of immortals along with Piper's grandpa

Jan 26, 2015
Balance of forces - toujours ici by Vali, Ali.

Balance of forces - toujours ici

"Kendal Richoux's life began during the reign of Egypt's only female pharaoh. After accepting the opportunity to drink the elixir of the sun, Kendal becomes immortal and the Genesis Clan's slayer. History has taught her the dangers of getting too close to anyone who hasn't harnessed the power of time. After many years, she returns to New Orleans to finish a job she's trained for all her life. It's time for he to face her brother Henri, and it will have dire consequences to mankind if she fails.

Jan 26, 2015
An appetite for violets - a novel by Bailey, Martine.

An appetite for violets - a novel

""That's how it is for us servants. No one pays you much heed; mostly you're invisible as furniture. Yet you overhear a conversation here, and add a little gossip there. Then you find something, something you should not have found." Irrepressible Biddy Leigh, under-cook at the foreboding Mawton Hall, only wants to marry her childhood sweetheart and set up her own tavern. But when her elderly master marries the young Lady Carinna, Biddy is unwittingly swept up in a world of scheming, secrets, and

Jan 26, 2015
Unbecoming - a novel by Scherm, Rebecca.

Unbecoming - a novel

After a heist she planned lands two men she loves in prison, a woman flees Paris and assumes a new identity, furtively checking news from her hometown as her web of deception unravels.

Jan 27, 2015
Steal my heart by Freethy, Barbara.

Steal my heart

Was there no escaping her high school nemesis, Michael Stafford? Liz Palmer had her first tun-in with the football hero when he'd tried to kiss her in high school, and she'd broken his nose. Now ten years later Michael is back in her life, vying for the same business account, and she is determined to win. Liz's career is her life, but something has been missing all these years, and in her heart she knows it's Michael. With her friends falling in love, and yet another stint as a bridesmaid in her

Jan 27, 2015
The Cry and the Covenant by Thompson, Morton.

The Cry and the Covenant

Jan 27, 2015
The choir director by Weber, Carl, 1964-

The choir director

When he hires charismatic choir director Anthony Mackie to rejuvenate the First Jamaica Ministries, Bishop T.K. Knight discovers that Anthony has secrets that could destroy the church, while his wife, Monique, tries to discover who has been robbing the church blind.

Jan 27, 2015
Hurt others by Pink, Sam.

Hurt others

Jan 27, 2015
Hot in December by Lansdale, Joe R., 1951-

Hot in December

Jan 27, 2015
Refining fire by Peterson, Tracie.

Refining fire

"In 1889 Seattle, Washington, Militine and Thane meet while serving the local poor. Though both carry a dark history and a sense of haunting pain, they begin to grow closer and wonder whether God can build something new and beautiful from the debris of the past"--

Jan 27, 2015