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The friendship of criminals - a novel by Glinski, Robert.

The friendship of criminals - a novel

Reminiscent of the best of George V. Higgins, former criminal defense attorney Robert Glinski's The friendship of criminals explodes off the page with the crackling intensity of Scorsese's The Departed. When a new head of the Italian mob threatens Port Richmond's long entrenched Polish crime boss Anton Bielakowski the various criminal factions of Philadelphia don't know who to trust and the promise of war simmers in the underworld. With the help of the FBI monitoring Anton's every move, it's all

Mar 25, 2015
A faith of her own by Fuller, Kathleen, author.

A faith of her own

"Jeremiah thought leaving Middlefield was the hardest thing he'd ever do. That was nothing compared to returning home. When Jeremiah left his Amish community to pursue his dream of becoming a veterinarian, he left more than just his faith behind--he walked away from his family and his childhood friend, Anna Mae. Now that he's returned to help out his mentor and work in a Yankee veterinarian practice, Jeremiah must face his past--and the people he betrayed. Anna Mae had finally put the loss of Je

Mar 25, 2015
The bullet by Kelly, Mary Louise.

The bullet

"From NPR correspondent Mary Louise Kelly comes a heart-pounding story about fear, family secrets, and one woman's hunt for answers about the murder of her parents. Caroline Cashion, a professor of French literature at Georgetown University, is stunned when an MRI reveals that she has a bullet lodged near the base of her skull. It makes no sense: she has never been shot. She has no entry wound. No scar. When she confronts her parents, they initially profess bewilderment. Then, over the course of

Mar 23, 2015
About a boy by Hornby, Nick, author.

About a boy

A comedy on a bachelor in London who specializes in affairs with single mothers. To improve his chances, he joins a single parents' association and gets a boy to pretend he is his son.

Mar 23, 2015
The dynamite room - a novel by Hewitt, Jason, 1972- author.

The dynamite room - a novel

It's July 1940, and eleven-year-old Lydia has just run away from life as a child evacuee in Wales. She arrives in her English village, gas mask in tow, only to find it abandoned. Her family's house is shuttered and empty, the windows covered by black-out blinds--but Lydia settles in, determined to wait there until they return. Late that night he comes: a wounded soldier, gun in hand, heralding a full-blown German invasion. There are, the man explains, certain rules that Lydia must now follow. He

Mar 23, 2015
The last flight of Poxl West - a novel by Torday, Daniel.

The last flight of Poxl West - a novel

"All his life, Elijah Goldstein has idolized his charismatic Uncle Poxl. Intensely magnetic, cultured and brilliant, Poxl takes Elijah under his wing, introducing him to opera and art and literature. But when Poxl publishes a memoir of how he was forced to leave his home north of Prague at the start of WWII and then avenged the deaths of his parents by flying RAF bombers over Germany during the war, killing thousands of German citizens, Elijah watches as the carefully constructed world his uncle

Mar 23, 2015
The witch of painted sorrows - a novel by Rose, M. J., 1953-

The witch of painted sorrows - a novel

Paris, 1894. Sandrine Salome flees New York and her treacherous husband to find shelter in Paris with her grandmother, but as she settles in and pursues new passions, it's unclear whether she or an infamous ancestral witch is driving the changes.

Mar 23, 2015
The tomb - a novel of Martha by Landsem, Stephanie, author.

The tomb - a novel of Martha

In this retelling of a classic biblical story, Jesus shocks the town of Bethany with Lazarus's resurrection from the dead, leading Martha--a seemingly perfect woman trapped by the secrets of her past--to hope and a new life. Everyone in Bethany admires Martha--the perfect Jewish woman. She feeds and clothes her loved ones, looks after the family farm, and meticulously follows every precept of the Pharisees' strict laws. But Martha is hiding a secret.

Mar 23, 2015
The stolen ones by Laukkanen, Owen.

The stolen ones

"A novel featuring Minnesota BCA agent Kirk Stevens and FBI agent Carla Windermere"--

Mar 23, 2015
Prudence by Carriger, Gail, author.

Prudence

Twenty-year-old Prudence "Rue" Akeldama and her friends journey in a gaudy dirigible to India in search of a superior type of tea for her adoptive father, a wealthy vampire, only to run headfirst into danger, intrigue, and local politics.

Mar 23, 2015
The pocket wife - a novel by Crawford, Susan (Fiction writer)

The pocket wife - a novel

"A woman suffering from bipolar disorder cannot remember if she murdered her friend" --

Mar 23, 2015
The other Joseph by Horack, Skip.

The other Joseph

Mar 23, 2015