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The fall guy - a novel by Lasdun, James, author.

The fall guy - a novel

A couple and their troubled cousin are caught in a deadly web of secrets, obsession, and revenge during a scalding, psychologically complex summer spent in their idyllic mountaintop home.

Aug 25, 2016
The fifth child by Lessing, Doris, 1919-2013.

The fifth child

A self-satisfied couple intent on raising a happy family is shocked by the birth of an abnormal and brutal fifth child.

Aug 24, 2016
The gentleman by Leo, Forrest, author.

The gentleman

Distraught at the loss of his inspiration, Lionel Savage, a poet from Victorian London, accidentally conjures the Devil and realizes that he has inadvertently sold his rich wife's soul to him, and plots a rescue mission to Hell with an assortment of unlikely companions.

Aug 19, 2016
The girl before by Olsen, Rena, author.

The girl before

"In this powerful psychological suspense debut, when a woman's life is shattered, she is faced with a devastating question: What if everything she thought was normal and good and true . . . wasn't?"--

Aug 25, 2016
The girl from Venice - a novel by Smith, Martin Cruz, 1942- author.

The girl from Venice - a novel

"The highly anticipated new standalone novel from Martin Cruz Smith, whom The Washington Post has declared "that uncommon phenomenon: a popular and well-regarded crime novelist who is also a writer of real distinction," The Girl from Venice is a suspenseful World War II love story set against the beauty, mystery, and danger of occupied Venice. Venice, 1945. The war may be waning, but the city known as La Serenissima is still occupied and the people of Italy fear the power of the Third Reich. On

Aug 25, 2016
The golden age by London, Joan, 1948- author.

The golden age

Escaping the perils of World War II Hungary for Australia, Frank is diagnosed with polio and sent to a children's hospital where he falls in love with a fellow patient while their families struggle to adjust to life in a new culture.

Aug 19, 2016
The Guineveres by Domet, Sarah, author.

The Guineveres

"In the vein of The Virgin Suicides, a dazzling debut novel about four girls inexplicably named Guinevere, all left by their parents to be raised by nuns"--

Aug 19, 2016
The Hidden Keys by Alexis, Andreþ

The Hidden Keys

Aug 25, 2016
The highlander by Byrne, Kerrigan, author.

The highlander

"In The Highlander, a stunning, gorgeous Victorian romance from Kerrigan Byrne, can the fiercest master of battle conquer a woman's heart? They call him the Demon Highlander. The fearsome Lieutenant Colonel Liam MacKenzie is known for his superhuman strength, towering presence, and fiery passion in the heat of battle. As Laird to the MacKenzie clan, the undefeated Marquess has vanquished his foes with all rage and wrath of his barbaric Highland ancestors. But when an English governess arrives to

Aug 25, 2016
The Highlander by Byrne, Kerrigan, author.

The Highlander

Aug 19, 2016
The House of Silence by Busquets, Blanca/ Lethem, Mara Faye (TRN)

The House of Silence

Aug 19, 2016
The imperial wife by Reyn, Irina, author.

The imperial wife

"The Imperial Wife follows the lives of two women, one in contemporary New York City and the other in eighteenth-century Russia. Tanya Kagan, a specialist in Russian art at a top New York auction house, is trying to entice Russia's wealthy oligarchs to bid on the biggest sale of her career, The Order of Saint Catherine, while making sense of the sudden and unexplained departure of her husband. As questions arise over the provenance of the Order and auction fever kicks in, Reyn takes us into the

Aug 25, 2016
The imperial wife by Reyn, Irina, author.

The imperial wife

"The Imperial Wife follows the lives of two women, one in contemporary New York City and the other in eighteenth-century Russia. Tanya Kagan, a specialist in Russian art at a top New York auction house, is trying to entice Russia's wealthy oligarchs to bid on the biggest sale of her career, The Order of Saint Catherine, while making sense of the sudden and unexplained departure of her husband. As questions arise over the provenance of the Order and auction fever kicks in, Reyn takes us into the

Aug 19, 2016
The invisibility cloak by Ge, Fei, 1964- author.

The invisibility cloak

"The hero of The Invisibility Cloak lives in contemporary Beijing--where everyone is doing their best to hustle up the ladder of success while shouldering an ever-growing burden of consumer goods--and he's a loser. Well into his forties, he's divorced (and still doting on his ex), childless, and living with his sister (her husband wants him out) in an apartment at the edge of town with a crack in the wall the wind from the north blows through while he gets by, just, by making customized old-fash

Aug 25, 2016
The Kukotsky enigma - a novel by Ulit︠s︡kai︠a︡, Li︠u︡dmila, author.

The Kukotsky enigma - a novel

The central character in Ludmila Ulitskaya's celebrated novel The Kukotsky Enigma is a gynecologist contending with Stalin's prohibition of abortions in 1936. But, in the tradition of Russia's great family novels, the story encompasses the history of two families and unfolds in Moscow, St. Petersburg, and the ruins of ancient civilizations on the Black Sea. Their lives raise profound questions about family heritage and genetics, nurture and nature, and life and death. In his struggle to maintain

Aug 23, 2016
The land of my dreams - war at home, 1916 by Harrod-Eagles, Cynthia, author.

The land of my dreams - war at home, 1916

It is 1916 and the Hunters, their friends and their servants are settling down to the business of war. As conscription reaches into every household, Britain turns out men and shells in industrial numbers from army camps and munitions factories up and down the land. Bobby, the second Hunter son, gains his wings and joins his brother in France. Ethel, the under housemaid, embarks on a quest and Laura Hunter sets out on her biggest adventure yet. Diana, the eldest Hunter daughter, finds a second ch

Aug 25, 2016
The last days of night - a novel by Moore, Graham, 1981- author.

The last days of night - a novel

When electric light innovator Thomas Edison sues his only remaining rival for patent infringement, George Westinghouse hires untested Columbia Law School graduate Paul Ravath for a case fraught with lies, betrayals, and deception.

Aug 19, 2016
The last road home by Johnson, Danny, 1946- author.

The last road home

"At eight years old, Raeford "Junebug" Hurley has known more than his share of hard lessons. After the sudden death of his parents, he goes to live with his grandparents on a farm surrounded by tobacco fields and lonesome woods. There he meets Fancy Stroud and her twin brother, Lightning, the children of black sharecroppers on a neighboring farm. As years pass, the friendship between Junebug and bright, compassionate Fancy takes on a deeper intensity. Junebug, aware of all the ways in which he a

Aug 25, 2016
The last road home by Johnson, Danny, 1946- author.

The last road home

In a novel that explores race relations, first love, and coming of age in mid-twentieth-century North Carolina, a white boy falls in love with a black sharecropper's daughter, before Klan-related violence, a dark secret, and war challenge their bond.

Aug 19, 2016
The life-writer by Constantine, David, 1944- author.

The life-writer

Aug 25, 2016