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The ballad of the sad café and other stories by McCullers, Carson, 1917-1967.

The ballad of the sad café and other stories

This collection assembles Carson McCullers' best stories, including her study of love and longing "The Ballad of the Sad Cafe´." A haunting tale of a human triangle that culminates in an astonishing brawl, the novella introduces readers to Miss Amelia, a formidable southern woman whose cafe´ serves as the town's gathering place. Among other works, the collection also includes "Wunderkind," McCullers' first published story, written when she was only seventeen, about a musical prodigy who suddenly

Aug 1, 2014
The major's daughter by Francis, J. P., author.

The major's daughter

"April, 1944. The quiet rural village of Stark, New Hampshire, is irrevocably changed by the arrival of 150 German prisoners of war. And one family, unexpectedly divided, must choose between love and country. Camp Stark is under the command of Major John Brennan, whose beautiful daughter Collie will serve as translator. Educated at Smith and devoted to her widowed father, Collie is immediately drawn to Private August Wahrlich, a peaceful poet jaded by war. As international conflict looms on the

Aug 1, 2014
Magnolia Drive by Alers, Rochelle.

Magnolia Drive

Love is the sweetest way home . . . After a taste of Broadway stardom and a failed marriage, Francine Tanner is rebuilding her life back home on Cavanaugh Island. She's done with acting--and anyone who isn't genuine about real life and true feelings. But the mysterious newcomer who's bought land outside her hometown of Sanctuary Cove is as down-to-earth as he is handsome . . . and he may be her second chance for the real thing. Keaton Grace has had a crush on glamour-girl Francine Tanner for yea

Aug 1, 2014
The madmen of Benghazi by Villiers, Gérard de, 1929-2013.

The madmen of Benghazi

"To counter the Islamists ready to seize control of post-Qaddafi Libya, the Americans try to establish a constitutional monarchy with Ibrahim al-Senussi on the throne. When a missile narrowly misses al-Senussi's plane during his descent into Egypt, it becomes clear that someone wants him dead. The CIA sends Malko Linge to Cairo to learn more about al-Senussi's plans--by seducing his companion, a ravishing British model"--

Aug 1, 2014
Trenton - lord of loss by Burrowes, Grace.

Trenton - lord of loss

"After a short, troubled marriage Trenton Lindsey, heir to the Wilton earldom, finds himself a widower with three small children. His year of mourning leaves him adrift, until his brother Darius forces him to take a repairing lease in Surrey. Social conventions require Trent to call on his recently widowed neighbor, Elegy Hampton, Lady Rammel, and as friendship develops, consolation of an intimate sort tempts them both. Just as Trent acknowledges the joy and pleasure to be shared with Ellie, an

Aug 1, 2014
Roma - the novel of ancient Rome by Saylor, Steven, 1956-

Roma - the novel of ancient Rome

"Spanning a thousand years, and following the shifting fortunes of two families though the ages, this is the epic saga of Rome, the city and its people."--From source other than the Library of Congress

Aug 1, 2014
Ready to kill - a Nathan McBride novel by Peterson, Andrew, 1958-, author.

Ready to kill - a Nathan McBride novel

When a mysterious note referencing a top-secret U.S. operation is tossed over the wall of the embassy in Nicaragua, Nathan McBride and his old friend Harv are pulled out of retirement by the CIA and sent to investigate the situation. After all, Nathan has a history with the place--but last time he was there he barely made it out alive.

Aug 1, 2014
Forced to kill by Peterson, Andrew, 1958-

Forced to kill

Trained Marine sniper Nathan McBride is no stranger to sacrifice. Fourteen years ago, he paid a heavy price in service to his country when he was tortured to the brink of death by Nicaraguan interrogator Montez de Oca. When the FBI uncovers a mutilated corpse from a remote Utah lake, McBride must face the ugly truth that Montez de Oca is back in action and will continue to kill unless McBride can stop him.

Aug 1, 2014
Naughty no more by Hampton, Brenda (Brenda M.)

Naughty no more

Jaylin and Nokea Rogers have been married for almost four years. Jaylin has finally tamed his womanizing ways, and they're happily raising their children together. Things couldn't be more perfect--until an unforgettable kiss from Nokea's past has her wondering what could, or should have been. The tender kiss was placed on her lips by Jaylin's best friend, Shane, and when Nokea is forced to spend one night alone with him, the unthinkable happens.

Aug 1, 2014
Naughty 3, It's juicy, no matter how you slice it by Hampton, Brenda (Brenda M.)

Naughty 3, It's juicy, no matter how you slice it

"Millionaire investment broker Jaylin "Naughty Boy" Rogers deserves the title of Playa of the Year. Addicted to making money, sizzling sex, and phenomenal women, Jaylin is living life for the moment, leaving behind a trail of broken hearts--until he is finally forced to choose one woman. Will it be the curvaceous and obsessive Scorpio, or Jaylin's lifetime love, Nokea? Daisha is not officially in the running, but she's pregnant, and she still wants Jaylin. And there are others! How can one man m

Aug 1, 2014
Unstoppable - a country roads novel by Richard, Shannon, author.

Unstoppable - a country roads novel

Aug 1, 2014
On a night like this by Freethy, Barbara.

On a night like this

Aiden veered from the family tradition of urban firefighting and became a smokejumper. Now the job has taken the life of his friend, Kyle, and left Aiden with injuries and fractured memories. The truth may clear Aiden of blame but destroy Kyle's reputation and hurt the people he left behind. Sara had been his sister's best friend-- until one reckless night. She's never forgiven how Aiden brought it crashing down. Together they're in search of the truth. As teenagers they weren't ready for each o

Aug 1, 2014
Panic in a suitcase - a novel by Akhtiorskaya, Yelena.

Panic in a suitcase - a novel

"A dazzling debut novel about a Russian immigrant family living in Brooklyn and their struggle to learn the new rules of the American Dream. In this account of two decades in the life of an immigrant household, the fall of communism and the rise of globalization are artfully reflected in the experience of a single family. Ironies, subtle and glaring, are revealed: the Nasmertovs left Odessa for Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, with a huge sense of finality, only to find that the divide between the old

Aug 1, 2014
The perfect stranger by Staub, Wendy Corsi, author.

The perfect stranger

When Landry Wells attends the funeral of one of a group of online friends with whom she shared extremely personal information, she comes face to face with the other members of the group, one of whom may be a cold-blooded killer.

Aug 1, 2014
Prelude for a Lord by Elliot, Camille.

Prelude for a Lord

While music enthusiast Lady Alethea waits for her 30th birthday and a large inheritance to arrive, she is forced to ask Lord Dommick, rumored to be mad, for help when she discovers that someone is trying to steal her violin.

Aug 1, 2014
Queen of the waves by Thompson, Janice A.

Queen of the waves

When wealthy Jacqueline Abington plans to elope, she enlists Tessa Bowen to take her place on the Titanic's maiden voyage. For the first time Tessa is living a life of luxury, but struggles with the ruse when she falls for a rich American who has taken an interest in her. Then tragedy strikes.

Aug 1, 2014
Scraps of evidence by Cameron, Barbara, 1949-

Scraps of evidence

When her Aunt Susan makes cryptic comments about a quilt, Tess's curiosity is sparked and the detective in her, along with her partner Logan, begins to unravel the mystery surrounding the quilt's origins.

Aug 1, 2014
Meet me in Barcelona by Carter, Mary, 1970- author.

Meet me in Barcelona

"A surprise trip to Barcelona with her boyfriend, Jake, seems like the perfect antidote to Grace Sawyer's current woes. The city is dazzling and unpredictable, but the biggest surprise for Grace is discovering who arranged and paid for the vacation. Carrie Ann wasn't just Grace's foster sister. Clever, pretty, and mercurial, she was her best friend--until everything went terribly wrong. Now, as she flees an abusive marriage, Carrie Ann has turned to the one person she hopes will come through fo

Aug 1, 2014
The master - a novel by Tóibín, Colm, 1955-

The master - a novel

Nineteenth-century writer Henry James is heartbroken when his first play performs poorly in contrast to Oscar Wilde's "The Importance of Being Earnest" and struggles with subsequent doubts about his sexual identity.

Aug 1, 2014
The Manuscript Found in Saragossa by Potocki, Jan/ MacLean, Ian (TRN)

The Manuscript Found in Saragossa

Aug 1, 2014