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My sister's prayer by Clark, Mindy Starns, author. My sister's prayer

"Virginia, 1705. Celeste Talbot is usually such a sensible young woman--until she falls for an English soldier reassigned to the Colonies. Leaving her Huguenot family behind, she sets sail for America, only to realize that her younger sister Berta has been kidnapped and forced on board the very same ship ... Virginia, present day. Madeline 'Maddee' Talbot has her hands full when she agrees to take in her younger sister Nicole following a serious car accident. The young women grew apart when Nico

Oct 18, 2016
Mister monkey - a novel by Prose, Francine, 1947- author. Mister monkey - a novel

"From New York Times bestselling author and house treasure Francine Prose comes this ingenious, darkly humorous novel that follows the exploits and intrigue of a constellation of characters affiliated with an off-off-off-off Broadway children's theater production"--

Oct 18, 2016
Meantime - a novel by Noel, Katharine, author. Meantime - a novel

"Katharine Noel--the award-winning, critically acclaimed author of Halfway House--returns with a funny, wise, and moving second novel about the bond between two sisters whose stable lives are suddenly uprooted. Claire Hood has never had a typical family. When she was nine, her father fell in love with a married woman, and the two households agreed to live under one roof. Nicknamed "the Naked Family," they were infamous in the community for their eccentric, free-spirited lifestyle. Now, her steps

Oct 18, 2016
Love bears all things - an Amish secrets novel by Wiseman, Beth, 1962- author. Love bears all things - an Amish secrets novel

"Charlotte returns to her friends in Paradise, Pennsylvania--this time with a very different mission in mind. Englischer Charlotte Dolinsky makes plans to visit her friends in Lancaster County, hoping to heal from a recent break-up with her boyfriend, Ryan. But when a surprise visitor shows up on her doorstep in Texas, she's forced to put aside her own worries to help her Amish friends. Within a few days, Charlotte is back in Paradise, Pennsylvania, tangled in a web of deception. But this time,

Oct 18, 2016
Livia Lone by Eisler, Barry, author. Livia Lone

Seattle PD sex-crimes detective and former human-trafficking victim Livia Lone must relive the horrors of the past when she gets a fresh lead as to the whereabouts of her little sister, Nason.

Oct 21, 2016
Little jewel by Modiano, Patrick, 1945- author. Little jewel

One day in the corridors of the metro, nineteen-year-old The´re`se glimpses a woman in a yellow coat. Could this be the mother who long ago abandoned her? Is she still alive? Desperate for answers to questions that have tormented her since childhood, The´re`se pursues the mysterious figure on a quest through the streets of Paris. In classic Modiano style, this book explores the elusive nature of memory, the unyielding power of the past, and the deep human need for identity and connection.

Oct 18, 2016
Kill or be killed - thrillers by Patterson, James, 1947- author. Kill or be killed - thrillers

Oct 15, 2016
Just fine with Caroline - a Cold River novel by Noblin, Annie England, author. Just fine with Caroline - a Cold River novel

Returning to her small, intrusive Ozark Mountain community, Caroline O'Conner cares for her Alzheimer's patient mother while navigating the challenges of her doctor father's frustrations, her brazen cousin's marital disasters, her deaf dog, a moonshining relative and a troubled ex-veteran.

Oct 18, 2016
Iza's ballad by Szabó, Magda, 1917-2007, author. Iza's ballad

"When Ettie's husband dies, her daughter, Iza, insists that she give up the family house in the countryside and move to Budapest. Displaced from her community and her home, Ettie tries to find her place in this new life. Iza's Ballad is the story of a woman who loses her life's companion and a mother trying to get close to a daughter whom she has never truly known. It is about the meeting of the old-fashioned and the modern worlds and the beliefs we construct over a lifetime. Beautifully transla

Oct 18, 2016
IQ by Ide, Joe. IQ

"A resident of one of LA's toughest neighborhoods uses his blistering intellect to solve the crimes the LAPD ignores. East Long Beach. The LAPD is barely keeping up with the neighborhood's high crime rate. Murders go unsolved, lost children unrecovered. But someone from the neighborhood has taken it upon himself to help solve the cases the police can't or won't touch. They call him IQ. He's a loner and a high school dropout, his unassuming nature disguising a relentless determination and a fierc

Oct 18, 2016
In the country of the blind by Hoagland, Edward. author. In the country of the blind

"This capstone novel, set in Vermont's Northeast Kingdom, introduces Press, a stockbroker going blind. Press has lost his job and his wife and is trying to figure out his next move, holed up in his Vermont cabin surrounded by a hippy commune, drug runners, farmers-gone-bust, blood-thirsty auctioneers, and general ne'er-do-wells. Solace and purpose come from the unlikeliest sources as he learns to navigate his new landscape without sight. Hoagland, himself, is going blind, and through this evocat

Oct 18, 2016
I'm still here = Je suis là by Avit, Clélie, 1986- author. I'm still here = Je suis là

Elsa has been in a coma for five months. With all hope of reviving her gone, her family and doctors are having to face the devastating fact that it might be time to turn off her life support... They don't realise that in the past few weeks Elsa has regained partial consciousness; she knows where she is and can hear everyone talking around her bed, but she has no way of telling them she's there. Thibault is in the same hospital visiting his brother, a drunk driver responsible for the deaths of tw

Oct 18, 2016
House of blazes - a novel by Kalteis, Dietrich, author. House of blazes - a novel

"In the days before the great earthquake and fire of 1906, Levi Hayes returns from San Quentin Prison with a plan. After serving five years for the theft of $30,000 in gold coins from the San Francisco Mint, he’s ready to take back what’s his and exact revenge on the now-powerful Healey brothers who set him up and had his barroom, House of Blazes, seized by court order. To get back his bar Levi recruits his nephew, Mack Lewis, telling him the gold coins wait hidden behind one of its cellar walls

Oct 18, 2016
Honor - the breaking point by Crownover, Jay, author. Honor - the breaking point

"New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author Jay Crownover returns with her most complicated hero yet, in the first book in the romantic suspense series The Breaking Point. Don't be fooled. Don't make excuses for me. I am not a good man. I've seen things no one should, done things no one should talk about. Honor and conscience have no place in my life. But I've fought and I've survived. I've had to. The first time I saw her dancing on that seedy stage in that second rate club, I felt my hear

Oct 18, 2016
His bloody project - Documents relating to the case of Roderick Macrae - a historical thriller by Burnet, Graeme Macrae, 1967- His bloody project - Documents relating to the case of Roderick Macrae - a historical thriller

The year is 1869. After a brutal triple murder in a remote community in the Scottish Highlands, a young man by the name of Roderick Macrae is arrested for the crime. A memoir written by the accused makes it clear that he is guilty, but the police and the courts must decide what drove him to murder the local village constable. And why did he kill his other two victims? Was he insane? Or was this the act of a man in possession of his senses? Only the persuasive powers of his advocate stand between

Oct 18, 2016
High heat by Castle, Richard, author. High heat

"An ISIS-style beheading of a journalist, carried out by a New York City group pledging fealty to that rogue state, becomes more than just another case for NYPD Captain Nikki Heat when the killers announce their next target: her husband, magazine writer Jameson Rook. Meanwhile, Heat is haunted by a fleeting glimpse of someone she swears is her mother... a woman who has been dead for nearly twenty years" -- provided by publisher.

Oct 18, 2016
Hawaii by Michener, James A. (James Albert), 1907-1997. Hawaii

Traces the racial origins of Hawaii. The original Tahitian colonizers welcome the white missionaries who bring in Chinese and Japanese laborers.

Oct 19, 2016
Half wild - stories by MacArthur, Robin, author. Half wild - stories

Spanning nearly forty years, the stories in Robin MacArthur's formidable debut give voice to the hopes, dreams, hungers, and fears of a diverse cast of Vermonters--adolescent girls, aging hippies, hardscrabble farmers, disconnected women, and solitary men. Straddling the border between civilization and the wild, they all struggle to make sense of their loneliness and longings in the stark and often isolating enclaves they call home--golden fields and white-veiled woods, dilapidated farmhouses an

Oct 18, 2016
Goliath - a novel by Corridan, Shawn, author. Goliath - a novel

"In the Bering Sea, Bennkah, the largest oil tanker ever built, newly commissioned in Vladivostock, Russia, is on a secret mission. On this maiden voyage, Captain Borodin is at the helm. He is the only one aboard aware of the mission. Soon an engineer discovers a defect--seemingly minor, but one with disastrous potential. Despite his attempts to correct the problem, a fire erupts, contained at first, then rapidly spreads out of control, consuming the behemoth ship. A Mayday call alerts Sonny Wad

Oct 18, 2016
Four letter word - a dirty deeds novel by Daniels, J., author. Four letter word - a dirty deeds novel

Oct 18, 2016