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You can trust me by McKenzie, Sophie, author.

You can trust me

The suspicious circumstances of her best friend's apparent suicide drive a young woman to the possibility that it was murder, and might involve the same man who killed her sister eighteen years ago.

Apr 21, 2015
The tell-tale heart - a novel by Dawson, Jill, author.

The tell-tale heart - a novel

"After years of excessive drink and sex, Patrick's heart has collapsed. Only fifty, he has been given six months to live. But a tragic accident involving a teenager and a motorcycle gives the university professor a second chance. He receives the boy's heart in a transplant, and by this miracle of science, two strangers are forever linked. Though Patrick's body accepts his new heart, his old life seems to reject him. Bored by the things that once enticed him, he begins to look for meaning in his

Apr 21, 2015
Where they found her - a novel by McCreight, Kimberly, author.

Where they found her - a novel

"At the end of a long winter in well-to-do Ridgedale, New Jersey, the body of an infant is discovered in the woods near the town's prestigious university campus. No one knows who the baby is, or how her body ended up out there. But there is no shortage of opinions. When freelance journalist, and recent Ridgedale transplant, Molly Anderson is unexpectedly called upon to cover the story for the Ridgedale Reader, it's a risk, given the severe depression that followed the loss of her own baby. But t

Apr 21, 2015
Two-dollar pistol by Cogburn, Brett.

Two-dollar pistol

Apr 21, 2015
The thunder of giants by Fishbane, Joel, author.

The thunder of giants

"The year is 1937 and Andorra Kelsey--7'11" and just under 320 pounds--is on her way to Hollywood to become a star. Hoping to escape both poverty and the ghost of her dead husband, she accepts an offer from the wily Rutherford Simone to star in a movie about the life of Anna Swan, the Nova Scotia giantess who toured the world in the 19th century. In parallel narrative, Anna Swan's story unfurls. Where Andorra is seen as a disgrace by an embarrassed family, Anna Swan is quickly celebrated for her

Apr 21, 2015
Diamond Head - a novel by Wong, Cecily, author.

Diamond Head - a novel

Apr 21, 2015
The Buddha's return by Gazdanov, Gaito, author.

The Buddha's return

Apr 21, 2015
Beyond the horizon by Ireland, Ryan, 1984- author.

Beyond the horizon

"In frontier America, a man lives with a pregnant woman who is not his wife. When a stranger appears and advises him to register the baby as his own at a fabled military outpost, the man sets out on a lonely journey across an arid and hostile terrain. Soon after he departs, the stranger kills the woman before setting off in pursuit of the man. As their parallel journeys unfold, we learn of the man's childhood working with his father on a ship rife with cannibalism and their subsequent life in a

Apr 21, 2015
Lurid & cute by Thirlwell, Adam, 1978- author.

Lurid & cute

"[The narrator] has had the good education, and also the good job. Together with his wife and dog, he lives at home with his parents. But then the lurid overtakes him--a chain of events that feels to those inside it narcotic and neurotic, like one long and terrible descent: complete with lies, deceit, and chicanery, and including, in escalating order, one orgy, one brothel, and a series of firearms disputes"--

Apr 21, 2015
The fair fight - a novel by Freeman, Anna, author.

The fair fight - a novel

"A debut historical novel set within the world of female pugilists and their patrons in late eighteenth century Bristol"--

Apr 21, 2015
The home front by Vandenburg, Margaret, author.

The home front

"The Barrons like to think of themselves as a typical American family. Never mind the fact that Todd drops bombs on Afghan targets one minute and sits down to dinner with his wife and kids the next. A drone pilot stationed in Nevada, he manages to compartmentalize the conflicting demands of combat and family life until their son Max is diagnosed with autism. His wife Rose deploys an army of specialists, surfing the out limits of the Web for a miracle cure. Meanwhile, Max clings to compulsive iso

Apr 21, 2015
Losing faith - a thriller by Mitzner, Adam, author.

Losing faith - a thriller

"Aaron Littmann, the chairman of one of the country's most prestigious law firms, has just been contacted by a high-profile defense attorney, whose client is Nikolai Garkov, a Russian businessman arraigned on terrorism charges for pulling the financial strings behind recent treasonous acts. The attorney informs Aaron that Garkov is looking to switch representation and will pay $100,000 just to take the meeting. But Aaron doesn't have any choice, as Garkov is ready to go public with the damning e

Apr 21, 2015
Refund - stories by Bender, Karen E., author.

Refund - stories

"We think about it every day, sometimes every hour: Money. Who has it. Who doesn't. How you get it. How you don't. In Refund, Bender creates an award-winning collection of stories that deeply explore the ways in which money and the estimation of value affect the lives of her characters. The stories in Refund reflect our contemporary world-swindlers, reality show creators, desperate artists, siblings, parents - who try to answer the question: What is the real definition of worth? In "Theft," an e

Apr 21, 2015
The Russian bride by Kovacs, Ed, author.

The Russian bride

"Major Kit Bennings is an elite military intelligence agent working undercover in Moscow. When he is blackmailed and compromised by a brutal mafia don and former KGB general, he knows that his military career, if not his life, will soon be over. With little to lose, he goes rogue in the hope of saving his kidnapped sister and stopping a deadly scheme directed against America. Yulana Petkova is a gorgeous woman, devoted mother, and Russian weapons engineer. And maybe more. Spy? Mob assassin? The

Apr 21, 2015
Fifteen dogs - an apologue by Alexis, André, 1957- author.

Fifteen dogs - an apologue

Apr 21, 2015
God save the child by Parker, Robert B., 1932-2010.

God save the child

Spenser investigates the kidnapping of fourteen-year-old Kevin Bartlett. His only lead, a vicious bodybuilder, isn't talking except with his knuckles, but with a boy's life on the line, Spenser can speak that brutal language too.

Apr 21, 2015
The ghost stories of Edith Wharton by Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937.

The ghost stories of Edith Wharton

Apr 21, 2015
The missing piece by Egan, Kevin (Lawyer), author.

The missing piece

The mysterious disappearance of a piece of the Salvus Treasure--a collection of ancient Roman silver worth seventy million dollars--brings a halt to the legal arguments over the Treasure's ownership in Lower Manhattan's New York County Courthouse. Will the missing silver urn be recovered before more lives are lost?

Apr 21, 2015
Postcards from the past by Willett, Marcia, author.

Postcards from the past

"Siblings Billa and Ed share their beautiful, grand old childhood home in rural Cornwall. With family and friends nearby, and their living arrangements free and easy, they seem as contented as they can be. But when postcards start arriving from a sinister figure they thought belonged well and truly in their pasts, old memories are stirred. Why is he contacting them now? And what has he been hiding all these years?"--

Apr 21, 2015
The mysteries of Soldiers Grove by Zimmer, Paul.

The mysteries of Soldiers Grove

"The town of Soldiers Grove is nestled amongst the driftless hills of southwestern Wisconsin. Its winters are long, its warmer seasons bright and challenging. The population is fewer than 600, including those residing in the senior citizens home. Two of these seniors, Cyril and Louise, have come to live there. Unlikely as it may seem, for they come from very diverse backgrounds, they form a close friendship, and their growing attachment sparks them to adventures and unlikely locations. Ultimatel

Apr 21, 2015