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A want of kindness - a novel by Limburg, Joanne, 1970- author. A want of kindness - a novel

"The wicked, bawdy Restoration court is no place for a child princess. Ten-year-old Anne cuts an odd figure: a sickly child, she is drawn towards improper pursuits. Cards, sweetmeats, scandal, and gossip with her Ladies of the Bedchamber figure large in her life. But as King Charles' niece, Anne is also a political pawn, who will be forced to play her part in the troubled Stuart dynasty. Transformed from overlooked princess to the heiress of England, she will be forced to overcome grief for her

Dec 8, 2016
The vanishing year - a novel by Moretti, Kate, author. The vanishing year - a novel

""The Vanishing Year is a stunner. A perfectly compulsive read that's impossible to put down."--Mary Kubica. "A chilling, powerful tale of nerve-shattering suspense."--Heather Gudenkauf. Zoe Whittaker is living a charmed life. She is the beautiful young wife to handsome, charming Wall Street tycoon Henry Whittaker. She is a member of Manhattan's social elite. She is on the board of one of the city's most prestigious philanthropic organizations. She has a perfect Tribeca penthouse in the city and

Dec 8, 2016
They are trying to break your heart by Savill, David (Novelist), author. They are trying to break your heart

"In 1994, Marko Novak's world is torn apart by the death of his best friend, Kemal, a young soldier in the darkest days of the Bosnian war. After the funeral, Marko flees to England, hoping to put his broken homeland, and the part he played in the loss of his friend, behind him. In 2004, human rights researcher Anya Teal is following a tenuous lead in the hunt for a Bosnian man with blood on his hands. She is also clinging to the fragile hope that she can rebuild a relationship with her first lo

Dec 8, 2016
Skeleton crew by King, Stephen, 1947- Skeleton crew

Age-old images of fear fuse with the iconography of contemporary American life in this collection of tales from the modern master of horror.

Dec 8, 2016
Onslaught - the war with China -- the opening battle by Poyer, David, author. Onslaught - the war with China -- the opening battle

"The latest in David Poyer's acclaimed novels about the modern Navy and Marine Corps, Onslaught chronicles Dan Lenson's latest challenge as the U.S. Navy struggles to hold Taiwan, Korea, and Japan against a massive Chinese offensive. The prize: domination of Asia and the Western Pacific. As the United States' computer, satellite, and financial networks are ravaged by coordinated digital attacks, China and its associated powers begin to roll up and intimidate American allies, launching invasions

Dec 8, 2016
The Moravian night - a story by Handke, Peter. The Moravian night - a story

"An odyssey through the mind and memory of a washed-up writer from one of Europe's most provocative novelists"--

Dec 8, 2016
Island of the mad - a novel by Sheck, Laurie, author. Island of the mad - a novel

"Following on the heels of her exciting and widely acclaimed A Monster's Notes, and with Sheck's characteristic brilliance of language, Island of the Mad follows the solitary, hunchbacked Ambrose A., as he sets out on a mysterious journey to Venice in search of a lost notebook he knows almost nothing about. Eventually he arrives in San Servolo, the Island of the Mad, in the Venetian Lagoon, only a few minutes' boat-ride from Venice. At the island's old, abandoned hospital which has been turned i

Dec 8, 2016
In sunlight or in shadow - stories inspired by the paintings of Edward Hopper by In sunlight or in shadow - stories inspired by the paintings of Edward Hopper

"A newly commissioned anthology of seventeen superbly crafted stories inspired by the paintings of Edward Hopper"--Dust jacket.

Dec 8, 2016
In plain view - a novel by Shigekuni, Julie, author. In plain view - a novel

Dec 8, 2016
Flying without a net by Ben Shaul, E. M., author Flying without a net

"Dani Perez, a secular Israeli working as a software engineer in Boston, has never had trouble balancing his faith and his sexuality - until he meets Avi Levine, a gay Orthodox Jew and sign language interpreter. As they fall in love, Dani finds himself wanting Avi in his life, but he can't understand how Avi reconciles what his religion demands with what his body desires. And although he wants to deny it, neither can Avi. Despite the risk of losing Avi forever to a religious life that objects to

Dec 8, 2016
Everything love is by King, Claire, 1972- author. Everything love is

Baptiste Molino has devoted his life to other people's happiness. Moored on his houseboat on the edge of Toulouse, he helps his clients navigate the waters of contentment, yet remains careful never to make waves of his own. Baptiste is more concerned with his past than his future: particularly the mysterious circumstances of his birth and the identity of his birth mother. But Sophie, the young waitress in his local bar, believes it is time for Baptiste to rediscover passion and leads him into th

Dec 8, 2016
Ema, the captive by Aira, César, 1949- author. Ema, the captive

Dec 8, 2016
Bad boy - a novel by Wake, Elliot, author. Bad boy - a novel

"Vlog star Renard Grant has nothing to prove: he's got a pretty face, chiseled body, and two million adoring video subscribers. Plus the scars on his chest and a prescription for testosterone. Because Ren is transgender: assigned female at birth, living now as male. He films his transition and shares it bravely with the world; his fans love his honesty and positivity. But Ren has been living a double life. Off-camera, he's Cane, the muscle-bound enforcer for social justice vigilante group Black

Dec 8, 2016
Go tell it on the mountain by Baldwin, James, 1924-1987. Go tell it on the mountain

Follows the difficult passage of the son of an angry storefront preacher and a stoically courageous mother to manhood amid the family's past from Deep South to Depression-era Harlem. Partially autobiographical.

Dec 6, 2016
Collected stories - including The member of the wedding and the ballad of the sad café by McCullers, Carson, 1917-1967. Collected stories - including The member of the wedding and the ballad of the sad café

Carson McCullers--novelist, dramatist, poet--was at the peak of her powers as a writer of short fiction. Here are nineteen stories that explore her signature themes: wounded adolescence, loneliness in marriage, and the tragicomedy of life in the South. Here too are two novellas that Tennessee Williams judged to be "assuredly among the masterpieces of our language."--Publisher description.

Dec 6, 2016
Babbitt by Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951. Babbitt

Dissects the character of a middle-class businessman whose search for material wealth and social status leaves him spiritually sterile and doomed to destruction in pre-Depression America.

Dec 6, 2016
16th seduction by Patterson, James 16th seduction

Dec 6, 2016
Tom Clancy - true faith and allegiance by Greaney, Mark, author. Tom Clancy - true faith and allegiance

It begins with a family dinner in Princeton, New Jersey. After months at sea, U.S. Navy Commander Scott Hagan, captain of the USS James Greer, is on leave when he is attacked by an armed man in a crowded restaurant. Hagan is shot, but he manages to fight off the attacker. Though severely wounded, the gunman reveals he is a Russian whose brother was killed when his submarine was destroyed by Commander Hagan's ship. Hagan demands to know how the would-be assassin knew his exact location, but the m

Dec 5, 2016
Rules of contact by Burton, Jaci, author. Rules of contact

"A defensive end for the San Francisco Sabers, Flynn Cassidy is used to being in the spotlight--he just doesn't enjoy it. But if getting in front of the cameras will help his new restaurant succeed, he's willing. Now if he could just meet a woman who loved him and not his fame... After her divorce, starting over as head chef at Ninety-Two is just the opportunity Amelia Lawrence needs to heat up her career--if only she wasn't wildly attracted to her sexy new boss. But trust is a hard fought battl

Dec 5, 2016
Private - the royals by Patterson, James, 1947- Private - the royals

Jack Morgan is visiting Peter Knight and the team in the London branch of his investigation agency, Private. At a cocktail party the night before the Trooping the Colour parade for the Queen's 90th birthday, Jack receives a phone call from the Duke of Aldershot saying that his daughter, Abbie, has been kidnapped. He needs Private on the case - one word to the police and Abbie will be killed. Jack will have to find Abbie before 11:00 a.m. the next morning, or the kidnapping will turn to murder.

Dec 5, 2016

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