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The witch of painted sorrows - a novel by Rose, M. J., 1953-

The witch of painted sorrows - a novel

Paris, 1894. Sandrine Salome flees New York and her treacherous husband to find shelter in Paris with her grandmother, but as she settles in and pursues new passions, it's unclear whether she or an infamous ancestral witch is driving the changes.

Mar 23, 2015
The tomb - a novel of Martha by Landsem, Stephanie, author.

The tomb - a novel of Martha

In this retelling of a classic biblical story, Jesus shocks the town of Bethany with Lazarus's resurrection from the dead, leading Martha--a seemingly perfect woman trapped by the secrets of her past--to hope and a new life. Everyone in Bethany admires Martha--the perfect Jewish woman. She feeds and clothes her loved ones, looks after the family farm, and meticulously follows every precept of the Pharisees' strict laws. But Martha is hiding a secret.

Mar 23, 2015
The stolen ones by Laukkanen, Owen.

The stolen ones

"A novel featuring Minnesota BCA agent Kirk Stevens and FBI agent Carla Windermere"--

Mar 23, 2015
Prudence by Carriger, Gail, author.

Prudence

Twenty-year-old Prudence "Rue" Akeldama and her friends journey in a gaudy dirigible to India in search of a superior type of tea for her adoptive father, a wealthy vampire, only to run headfirst into danger, intrigue, and local politics.

Mar 23, 2015
The pocket wife - a novel by Crawford, Susan (Fiction writer)

The pocket wife - a novel

"A woman suffering from bipolar disorder cannot remember if she murdered her friend" --

Mar 23, 2015
The other Joseph by Horack, Skip.

The other Joseph

Mar 23, 2015
The bullet by Kelly, Mary Louise.

The bullet

"From NPR correspondent Mary Louise Kelly comes a heart-pounding story about fear, family secrets, and one woman's hunt for answers about the murder of her parents. Caroline Cashion, a professor of French literature at Georgetown University, is stunned when an MRI reveals that she has a bullet lodged near the base of her skull. It makes no sense: she has never been shot. She has no entry wound. No scar. When she confronts her parents, they initially profess bewilderment. Then, over the course of

Mar 23, 2015
About a boy by Hornby, Nick, author.

About a boy

A comedy on a bachelor in London who specializes in affairs with single mothers. To improve his chances, he joins a single parents' association and gets a boy to pretend he is his son.

Mar 23, 2015
The dynamite room - a novel by Hewitt, Jason, 1972- author.

The dynamite room - a novel

It's July 1940, and eleven-year-old Lydia has just run away from life as a child evacuee in Wales. She arrives in her English village, gas mask in tow, only to find it abandoned. Her family's house is shuttered and empty, the windows covered by black-out blinds--but Lydia settles in, determined to wait there until they return. Late that night he comes: a wounded soldier, gun in hand, heralding a full-blown German invasion. There are, the man explains, certain rules that Lydia must now follow. He

Mar 23, 2015
The last flight of Poxl West - a novel by Torday, Daniel.

The last flight of Poxl West - a novel

"All his life, Elijah Goldstein has idolized his charismatic Uncle Poxl. Intensely magnetic, cultured and brilliant, Poxl takes Elijah under his wing, introducing him to opera and art and literature. But when Poxl publishes a memoir of how he was forced to leave his home north of Prague at the start of WWII and then avenged the deaths of his parents by flying RAF bombers over Germany during the war, killing thousands of German citizens, Elijah watches as the carefully constructed world his uncle

Mar 23, 2015
Safe as houses by Vlugt, Simone van der, 1966- author.

Safe as houses

A single mother stands in the garden of her isolated house, hanging out the washing, when suddenly a man appears. When he grabs at her, Lisa runs, but she is not quick enough. Suddenly Lisa and her young daughter find themselves held hostage in their own home.

Mar 25, 2015
One last thing by St. James, Rebecca, author.

One last thing

"Tara had always imagined her happily ever after. But her fiance´'s secrets are changing this story into one she doesn't even recognize. Tara Faulkner and Seth Grissom grew up next door to each other in Savannah's historic district. Their parents are best friends. They finish each other's sentences all the time. Their fairytale wedding is a foregone conclusion...until Tara discovers another side to Seth three weeks before the wedding. Reality has crashed in on Tara's fairytale--but hope will lea

Mar 25, 2015
Night life by Taylor, David C. author.

Night life

New York City in 1954. The Cold War is heating up. Senator Joe McCarthy is running a witch hunt for Communists in America. The newly formed CIA is fighting a turf battle with the FBI to see who will be the primary US intelligence agency. And the bodies of murdered young men are turning up in the city. Michael Cassidy has an unusual background for a New York cop. His father, a refugee from Eastern Europe, is a successful Broadway producer. His godfather is Frank Costello, a Mafia boss. Cassidy al

Mar 25, 2015
Swinging on a star - a novel by Thompson, Janice A.

Swinging on a star - a novel

Bella Rossi is undertaking the planning of a Renaissance-themed wedding, her most ambitious wedding yet. The best man is Hollywood's most eligible bachelor, and he'll be staying at her house to avoid the paparazzi.

Mar 25, 2015
Never look back by Herman, Kathy.

Never look back

After serving time for covering up a death, Ivy returns to Jacob's Ear, Colorado. Has God given up on her, or is something being orchestrated outside of her control?

Mar 25, 2015
The librarian by Elizarov, Mikhail, author.

The librarian

A collection of books, written by unpopular Soviet-era novelist Gromov, have incredible mystical powers. When Alexei inherits these as part of an uncle's estate, he has no idea of the power they hold and what a group of readers will do to possess them.

Mar 25, 2015
The friendship of criminals - a novel by Glinski, Robert.

The friendship of criminals - a novel

Reminiscent of the best of George V. Higgins, former criminal defense attorney Robert Glinski's The friendship of criminals explodes off the page with the crackling intensity of Scorsese's The Departed. When a new head of the Italian mob threatens Port Richmond's long entrenched Polish crime boss Anton Bielakowski the various criminal factions of Philadelphia don't know who to trust and the promise of war simmers in the underworld. With the help of the FBI monitoring Anton's every move, it's all

Mar 25, 2015
A faith of her own by Fuller, Kathleen, author.

A faith of her own

"Jeremiah thought leaving Middlefield was the hardest thing he'd ever do. That was nothing compared to returning home. When Jeremiah left his Amish community to pursue his dream of becoming a veterinarian, he left more than just his faith behind--he walked away from his family and his childhood friend, Anna Mae. Now that he's returned to help out his mentor and work in a Yankee veterinarian practice, Jeremiah must face his past--and the people he betrayed. Anna Mae had finally put the loss of Je

Mar 25, 2015
The matchmaker - an Amish retelling of Jane Austen's Emma by Price, Sarah, 1969-

The matchmaker - an Amish retelling of Jane Austen's Emma

"When Emma's interference in her friends' lives backfires, will the consequences be more than she bargained for? Set in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, The Matchmaker is an Amish retelling of Emma and covers the same issues of love, relationships, and pride within the community."--

Mar 26, 2015
Guys like me by Fabre, Dominique, 1960- author.

Guys like me

Dominique Fabre, born in Paris and a lifelong resident of the city, exposes the shadowy, anonymous lives of many who inhabit the French capital. In this quiet, subdued tale, a middle-aged office worker, divorced and alienated from his only son, meets up with two childhood friends who are similarly adrift, without passions or prospects. He's looking for a second act to his mournful life, seeking the harbor of love and a true connection with his son. Set in palpably real Paris streets that feel mi

Mar 26, 2015