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Back by Green, Henry, 1905-1973, author. Back

"Back is the story of Charlie Summer, who is back from the war and a POW camp having lost the woman he loved, Rose, to illness before he left and his leg to fighting. In other words, Charlie has very little to come back to, only memories, and on top of that he has been deeply traumatized by his experience of war. Rose's father introduces him to another young woman, Nancy, and Charlie becomes convinced that she is in fact Rose and pursues her. Back is at once a Shakespearean comedy of mistaken id

Oct 18, 2016
Andersonville by Kantor, MacKinlay, 1904-1977. Andersonville

""The greatest of our Civil War novels" (New York Times) reissued for a new generation As the United States prepares to commemorate the Civil War's 150th anniversary, Plume reissues the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel widely regarded as the most powerful ever written about our nation's bloodiest conflict. MacKinlay Kantor's Andersonville tells the story of the notorious Confederate Prisoner of War camp, where fifty thousand Union soldiers were held captive and fourteen thousand died under inhumane

Oct 18, 2016
The abandoned heart - a bliss house novel by Benedict, Laura, 1962- author. The abandoned heart - a bliss house novel

The first and second wives and the young Japanese mistress of once-charismatic New York carpetbagger Randolph Bliss witness his descent into madness as they desperately struggle to secure happiness for their children.

Oct 18, 2016
Hawaii by Michener, James A. (James Albert), 1907-1997. Hawaii

Traces the racial origins of Hawaii. The original Tahitian colonizers welcome the white missionaries who bring in Chinese and Japanese laborers.

Oct 19, 2016
A spare life by Dimkovska, Lidija, 1971-, author. A spare life

Oct 20, 2016
An indecent obsession by McCullough, Colleen, 1937-2015. An indecent obsession

Colleen McCullough's third novel is set on one of the Pacific islands at the end of the Second World War. Honour Langtry has been trusted with sole charge of Ward X, whose five inmates have had mental breakdowns in combat and each of whom, in his own way, is in love with Honour. Into their world comes a sixth patient, Sergeant Wilson who causes a highly charged emotional atmosphere and leads Honour to tragedy trapped between this obsession and her duty.

Oct 20, 2016
Eternal Frankenstein by Lockhart, Ross E., editor. Eternal Frankenstein

"Word Horde is proud to publish Eternal Frankenstein, an anthology edited by Ross E. Lockhart, paying tribute to Mary Shelley, her Monster, and their entwined legacy. Featuring sixteen resurrecting tales of terror and wonder"--

Oct 20, 2016
An act of frustration by Beckley, Ken. author. An act of frustration

"Charlie Simpson was a simple man. But in 2016 - frustrated by the ongoing inability of Congress to pass significant legislation - he made a decicion that eventually swept the nation, a movement fueled by murder. U. S. representatives and senators had failed for years to accept the depth of voter exasperation, until it was too late. Sadly, Charlie paid a heavy personal price." -- back cover.

Oct 20, 2016
The whistler - a novel by Grisham, John, author. The whistler - a novel

Lacy Stoltz is an investigator for the Florida Board on Judicial Conduct. She is a lawyer, not a cop, and it is her job to respond to complaints dealing with judicial misconduct. After nine years with the Board, she knows that most problems are caused by incompetence, not corruption. But a corruption case eventually crosses her desk. A previously disbarred lawyer is back in business with a new identity. He now goes by the name Greg Myers, and he claims to know of a Florida judge who has stolen m

Oct 21, 2016
Viking warrior rebel by Bradley, Asa Maria, author. Viking warrior rebel

"Astrid Irisdotter is a Valkyrie, a fierce warrior fighting to protect humanity from the evil god Loki and his brutal minions. She's on an urgent mission for her queen when everything goes hideously sideways. Undercover agent Luke Holden arrives on the scene just in time to save her life--and put his own on the line. Luke may have saved her, but that doesn't mean Astrid can trust him. Tempers flare as they hide secret upon secret from each other, but Astrid's inner warrior knows what it wants..

Oct 21, 2016
True-blue cowboy Christmas by Helm, Nicole. True-blue cowboy Christmas

"Thack Lane has his hands full. For the past seven years, he's been struggling to move on from his wife's tragic death and raise a daughter all by his lonesome. He doesn't have time for himself, much less a cheerful new neighbor with a smile that can light up the ranch. Christmas spirit? Bah, humbug. With Christmas right around the corner, Summer Shaw is searching for somewhere to belong. When her neighbor's young daughter takes a shine to her, she is thrilled. But Thack is something else altoge

Oct 21, 2016
The thorn birds by McCullough, Colleen, 1937-2015. The thorn birds

A saga of three generations of the indomitable Cleary family begins in the early 1900s when Paddy Cleary, a poor New Zealand farm laborer, moves his wife and children to the Australian sheep station owned by his rich sister.

Oct 21, 2016
The survivor's guide to family happiness - a novel by Dawson, Maddie, author. The survivor's guide to family happiness - a novel

Nina Popkin goes searching for her birth mother and in the process turns some lives upside down, but also learns that family has nothing to do with DNA.

Oct 21, 2016
The surgeon - a Rizzoli & Isles novel by Gerritsen, Tess, author. The surgeon - a Rizzoli & Isles novel

A female heart surgeon, terrorized by a serial killer in Boston using the same MO as a killer who attacked her during her internship years in Savannah, works with a detective to solve the crime while trying to stay alive.

Oct 21, 2016
Stop at nothing by SeRine, Kate, author. Stop at nothing

FBI agent Kyle Dawson is transferred back home where he is forced to confront his demons ... and the only woman he ever loved. When Abby uncovers evidence of a human-trafficing ring, leading to her sister's kidnapping, he swears he'll stop at nothing to bring her sister home and keep Abby safe.

Oct 21, 2016
Silent prey by Sandford, John, 1944 February 23- Silent prey

A brilliant but insane pathologist flees to New York to continue his research on death, and the police call on Lucas Davenport, who merges his investigative talents with an old flame to put an end to the madness.

Oct 21, 2016
Safe from harm by SeRine, Kate, author. Safe from harm

Deputy Gabe Dawson has had his eye on prosecuting attorney, Elle McCoy, for years but she is immune to his charm and good looks -- until Gabe is shot on the courthouse steps protecting Elle from a vengeful domestic extremist.

Oct 21, 2016
Night watch by Johansen, Iris, author. Night watch

"Born blind, Kendra Michaels spent the first twenty years of her life living in the darkness. Then, thanks to a revolutionary medical procedure developed by England's Night Watch Project, she was given the gift of sight. Her highly-developed senses (honed during her years in the dark), combined with her new found vision, have made her a remarkable investigator, sought after by law-enforcement agencies all over the country. But her newest case finds her uncovering a deadly truth about the shadowy

Oct 21, 2016
Livia Lone by Eisler, Barry, author. Livia Lone

Seattle PD sex-crimes detective and former human-trafficking victim Livia Lone must relive the horrors of the past when she gets a fresh lead as to the whereabouts of her little sister, Nason.

Oct 21, 2016
Eyes of prey by Sandford, John, 1944 February 23- Eyes of prey

Lt. Lucas Davenport, the heroic detective introduced in Rules of Prey, faces his most terrifying case when a series of gruesome mutilation killings shocks Minneapolis. Davenport's case will either bring him back to life--or send him over the edge.

Oct 21, 2016