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The kingdom by Stevens, Amanda.

The kingdom

While restoring an old cemetary in Asher Falls, South Carolina, Amelia Gray, a.k.a. "The Graveyard Queen", discovers that something evil is eating away at the soul of this town and she must dig up the truth.

Sep 12, 2014
The king's curse by Gregory, Philippa, author.

The king's curse

"The story of lady-in-waiting Margaret Pole and her unique view of King Henry VIII's stratospheric rise to power in Tudor England. Regarded as yet another threat to the volatile King Henry VII's claim to the throne, Margaret Pole, cousin to Elizabeth of York (known as the White Princess) and daughter of George, Duke of Clarence, is married off to a steady and kind Lancaster supporter--Sir Richard Pole. For his loyalty, Sir Richard is entrusted with the governorship of Wales, but Margaret's conte

Sep 15, 2014
The king by Abdolah, Kader, 1954-

The king

"A hypnotic page-turner about the grinding gears of historical change and ruthless palace intrigue in Persia, c. 1848. The King, young Shah Naser, takes to the throne of Persia at a turning point of history: he inherits an enchanted medieval world of harems, eunuchs, and treasures as well as a palace of secret doors, sudden deaths, and hidden agendas. Within the court is danger enough: outside all manner of change threatens--industrialization, colonization. Russia and England conspire to open th

Sep 15, 2014
The heart has its reasons - a novel by Dueñas, María, 1964-

The heart has its reasons - a novel

Sep 15, 2014
The happiest people in the world - a novel by Clarke, Brock.

The happiest people in the world - a novel

Sep 15, 2014
The great sand fracas of Ames County - a novel by Apps, Jerold W., 1934- author.

The great sand fracas of Ames County - a novel

Sep 15, 2014
The Golem of Hollywood by Kellerman, Jonathan, author.

The Golem of Hollywood

Waking up beside a beautiful woman he has no memory of meeting, Detective Jacob Lev investigates a Hollywood Division murder case involving a severed head, an ominous message in Hebrew and the legend of the Golem of Prague.

Sep 15, 2014
The garden of letters by Richman, Alyson.

The garden of letters

"Portofino, Italy, 1943. A young woman steps off a boat in a scenic coastal village. Although she knows how to disappear in a crowd, Elodie is too terrified to slip by the German officers while carrying her poorly forged identity papers. She is frozen until a man she's never met before claims to know her. In desperate need of shelter, Elodie follows him back to his home on the cliffs of Portofino. Only months before, Elodie Bertolotti was a cello prodigy in Verona, unconcerned with world events.

Sep 15, 2014
The French Executioner by Humphreys, C. C.

The French Executioner

Sep 15, 2014
The Fragile World by Deboard, Paula Treick

The Fragile World

Sep 15, 2014
The Four Corners of Palermo by Di Piazza, Giuseppe, author.

The Four Corners of Palermo

Sep 15, 2014
The final recollections of Charles Dickens - a novel by Hauser, Thomas.

The final recollections of Charles Dickens - a novel

"England, 1870: His health failing, his most important work all but done, Charles Dickens is readying himself for the final bed. But there is still one more story that he must tell. As a young journalist just getting his start, Dickens encountered a story that would affect him for the rest of his life. As his "Sketches by Boz" column is just beginning to find acclaim, young Dickens encounters the wealthy and powerful Charles Wingate. While researching the mysterious businessman, Dickens uncove

Sep 15, 2014
The dog by O'Neill, Joseph, 1964-

The dog

Distraught by a breakup with his long-term girlfriend, a young man leaves New York to take an unusual job in the strange desert metropolis of Dubai at the height of its self-invention as a futuristic Shangri-la where he struggles with his new position as the "family officer" of the capricious and very rich Batros family.

Sep 15, 2014
The curious case of the missing figurehead - a novel by Noble, Diane, 1945-

The curious case of the missing figurehead - a novel

El Littllefield runs The Butler Did It catering. It's the perfect cover for her to solve "who-done-its" (nothing too dangerous, please!) in this small university town nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains. While catering her most important event yet--a fancy retirement dinner for Dr. Max Haverhill, life-long bachelor and history dean--countless guests fall ill, a 200 year-old relic is stolen, and her best friend vanishes. All in the first hour. As El and Max race to solve the mystery, they discove

Sep 15, 2014
The confession by Whitlow, Robert, 1954-

The confession

"In Holt Douglas's line of work, there's nothing sweeter than a confession of guilt. Assistant D.A. Holt Douglas makes his living exposing lies and sending criminals to jail in Ashley County, Georgia. His job is always easier when defendants, instead of remaining silent, blame someone else or try to excuse their actions. With a confession in his hand, Holt knows a guilty plea will soon follow. But lurking in Holt's past is a dark secret that could end his successful career and possibly his relat

Sep 12, 2014
The Christmas cat by Carlson, Melody.

The Christmas cat

"Returning home at Christmas, a young man receives an inheritance he never expected--six cats in need of homes" --

Sep 15, 2014
The children act - a novel by McEwan, Ian, author.

The children act - a novel

"Fiona Maye is a High Court judge in London presiding over cases in family court. She is fiercely intelligent, well respected, and deeply immersed in the nuances of her particular field of law. Often the outcome of a case seems simple from the outside, the course of action to ensure a child's welfare obvious. But the law requires more rigor than mere pragmatism, and Fiona is expert in considering the sensitivities of culture and religion when handing down her verdicts. But Fiona's professional s

Sep 15, 2014
The bird skinner by Greenway, Alice, author.

The bird skinner

Forced to abandon his ornithology work after being wounded in combat, World War II veteran Jim Carroway secludes himself on a tiny island off the coast of Maine, where an old friend's captivating daughter draws him out of isolation during the month before she starts college.

Sep 15, 2014
The anatomy of dreams - a novel by Benjamin, Chloe.

The anatomy of dreams - a novel

It's 1998, and Sylvie Patterson, a bookish student at a Northern California boarding school, falls in love with a spirited, elusive classmate named Gabe. Their headmaster, Dr. Adrian Keller, is a charismatic medical researcher who has staked his career on the therapeutic potential of lucid dreaming: By teaching his patients to become conscious during sleep, he helps them to relieve stress and heal from trauma. Over the next six years, Sylvie and Gabe become consumed by Keller's work, following

Sep 15, 2014
The Amish Bride of Ice Mountain by Long, Kelly

The Amish Bride of Ice Mountain

Sep 15, 2014