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The king of lies by Hart, John, 1965- author.

The king of lies

Overview: From the masterful New York Times bestselling and two-time Edgar Award-winning author of The Last Child and Down River, comes this tour de force of murder and the dark ripples it sends through a man, his family and community. Jackson Workman Pickens-known to most as Work-mindlessly holds together his life: a failing law practice left to him when his father, Ezra, mysteriously disappeared, a distant wife, and a fragile sister, Jean, damaged by the shared past they've endured. And the

Jun 28, 2016
The last time she saw him by Haseldine, Jane, author.

The last time she saw him

Julia Gooden, a reporter searching for her kidnapped son, must untangle the connection to her brother's long-ago disappearance.

Jun 28, 2016
The loyal heart by Gray, Shelley Shepard, author.

The loyal heart

"Robert came to Galveston to fulfill his promise to a dying man and look after his widow. He didn't expect to find love in the unlikeliest of places.Robert Truax, former Second Lieutenant and Confederate officer in the Civil War, made a promise to his comrade Phillip Markham. If anything happened to Phillip, Robert would look after his beloved wife, Miranda. She was his life, his world, his everything.After the war, Robert is left to pick up the pieces and fulfill his pact. When he arrives at Mi

Jun 23, 2016
The Mandibles - a family, 2029 - 2047 by Shriver, Lionel, author.

The Mandibles - a family, 2029 - 2047

It is 2029. The Mandibles have been counting on a sizable fortune filtering down when their 97-year-old patriarch dies. Yet America's soaring national debt has grown so enormous that it can never be repaid. Under siege from an upstart international currency, the dollar is in meltdown. A bloodless world war will wipe out the savings of millions of American families. Their inheritance turned to ash, each family member must contend with disappointment, but also -- as the effects of the downturn sta

Jun 24, 2016
The natural way of things by Wood, Charlotte, 1965-

The natural way of things

"Two women awaken from a drugged sleep to find themselves imprisoned in a broken-down property in the middle of a desert. Strangers to each other, they have no idea where they are or how they came to be there with eight other girls....In each girl's past is a sexual scandal with a powerful man. The Natural Way of Things is a gripping, starkly imaginative exploration of contemporary misogyny and corporate control, and of what it means to hunt and be hunted. Most of all, it is the story of two fri

Jun 28, 2016
The old man and the sea by Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961.

The old man and the sea

Santiago is a Cuban fisherman who encounters a giant marlin in the Gulf Stream and the battle for his catch becomes one of survival against a band of marauding sharks.

Jun 28, 2016
The one man by Gross, Andrew, 1952- author.

The one man

"1944. Physics professor Alfred Mendl is separated from his family and sent to the men's camp, where all of his belongings are tossed on a roaring fire. His books, his papers, his life's work. The Nazis have no idea what they have just destroyed. And without that physical record, Alfred is one of only two people in the world with his particular knowledge. Knowledge that could start a war, or end it. Nathan Blum works behind a desk at an intelligence office in Washington, DC, but he longs to cont

Jun 28, 2016
The outside lands - a novel by Kohler, Hannah, author.

The outside lands - a novel

"San Francisco, 1968: Jeannie and Kip are lost and half-orphaned, their mother dead under mysterious circumstances, and their father - a decorated WWII veteran - consumed by guilt and losing sight of his teenage children. Kip, a dreamer and swaggererprone to small-time trouble, enlists to fight in Vietnam; Jeannie finds a seemingly safe haven in early marriage and motherhood. But when Kip is accused of a terrible military crime, Jeannie is seduced - sexually, emotionally, politically - i

Jun 28, 2016
The pursuit - a Fox and O'Hare novel by Evanovich, Janet, author.

The pursuit - a Fox and O'Hare novel

"Nicolas Fox, international con man, thief, and one of the top ten fugitives on the FBI's most-wanted list, has been kidnapped from a beachfront retreat in Hawaii. What the kidnapper doesn't know is that Nick Fox has been secretly working for the FBI. It isn't long before Nick's covert partner, Special Agent Kate O'Hare, is in hot pursuit of the crook who stole her con man. The trail leads to Belgium, France, and Italy, and pits Nick and Kate against their deadliest adversary yet: Dragan Kovic,

Jun 24, 2016
The Rosemary Tree by Goudge, Elizabeth, 1900-1984.

The Rosemary Tree

Jun 28, 2016
The Royal nanny by Harper, Karen (Karen S.)

The Royal nanny

In April 1897, Charlotte Bill enters service into the house of the Duke and Duchess of York as a nanny. For decades, "Lala", as she is called, cares for her royal charges, some of which will rule, and one known as "The Lost Prince". (summary).

Jun 28, 2016
The royal nanny by Harper, Karen (Karen S.), author.

The royal nanny

Jun 22, 2016
The saddle maker's son by Irvin, Kelly, author.

The saddle maker's son

"The only way Rebekah Lantz and Tobias Byler can face the future together is if they forget the past. Can two runaway children from another country teach them what true family is?"--

Jun 24, 2016
The sadness by Rybeck, Benjamin, author.

The sadness

"Broke and homeless at 30, Kelly Enright flees Arizona. Returning to her hometown of Portland, ME, her only plan is to track down her estranged but well-off father. But her twin brother, Max, is living in their deceased mother's home, and if anyone's more screwed up than Kelly, it's disheveled, misanthropic Max. Max has just one obsession: film. In particular, his own unfinished project from a decade earlier, which he believes is a masterpiece in the making. He dreams of completing it, but there

Jun 28, 2016
The Sea King by Wilson, C. L.

The Sea King

Jun 23, 2016
The space between sisters by McNear, Mary, author.

The space between sisters

They are two sisters who couldn't be more different. Win, organized and responsible, plans her life with care. Poppy, impulsive and undependable, leaves others to pick up the pieces. But despite their differences, they share memories of the idyllic childhood summers they spent together on the shores of Butternut Lake. Now, thirteen years later, Win, recovering from a personal tragedy, has taken refuge on Butternut Lake, settling into a predictable and quiet life.

Jun 24, 2016
The Summer Bride by Gracie, Anne

The Summer Bride

Jun 23, 2016
The summer of me by Benson, Angela, author.

The summer of me

"As a single mother, Destiny makes sacrifices for her children--including saying goodbye for the summer so they can spend time with their father and stepmother. Though she'll miss them with all her heart, the time alone gives her an opportunity to address her own needs, like finish getting her college degree. But Destiny's friends think her summer should include some romance. Destiny doesn't want to be set up...until she meets Daniel. The handsome, warm and charming pastor soon sweeps Destiny of

Jun 28, 2016
The summer of me by Benson, Angela, author.

The summer of me

Letting her kids spend the summer with their father, single mother Destiny decides to spend the time finishing her college degree, but when she meets charming pastor Daniel, she finds the time for romance as well.

Jun 22, 2016
The sun also rises by Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961.

The sun also rises

A profile of the Lost Generation captures life among the expatriates on Paris' Left Bank during the 1920s, the brutality of bullfighting in Spain, and the moral and spiritual dissolution of a generation.

Jun 28, 2016