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Rainey Royal by Landis, Dylan, 1956-

Rainey Royal

"Greenwich Village, 1970s: Rainey Royal, fourteen years old, talented, and troubled, lives in a once-elegant, now decaying brownstone with her father, a jazz musician with a cultish personality. Her mother has abandoned the family, and Rainey fends off advances from her father's best friend while trying desperately to nurture her own creative drives and build a substitute family. She's a rebel, even a criminal, but she's also deeply vulnerable, fighting to figure out how to put back in place the

Sep 15, 2014
Prize stories, 2014 - the Pen/ O. Henry Prize stories by

Prize stories, 2014 - the Pen/ O. Henry Prize stories

The O. Henry Prize Stories 2014 gathers twenty of the best short stories of the year, from thousands published in literary magazines. The winning stories roam the world, from Nigeria to Venice, from an erupting volcano in Iceland to a brothel in the old Wild West. They feature a dazzling array of characters: a young American falling in love in Japan, a girl raised by snake-handling fundamentalists, an old man mourning his late wife, a fierce guard dog with a talent for escape. Accompanying the s

Sep 15, 2014
Her Forever cowboy by Ferrarella, Marie.

Her Forever cowboy

"The minute he lays eyes on Forever's new doctor, Brett Murphy knows the town--and he--won't be the same. Alisha Cordell is raising the temperature of every male within miles. But the big-city blonde isn't looking to put down roots. The saloon owner and rancher will just have to change the reticent lady doc's mind. A week after she caught her fiance´ cheating, Alisha was on a train headed for a Texas town that was barely a blip on the map. So she's stunned at how fast the place is growing on her

Sep 15, 2014
Hello Mr. Bones ; &, Goodbye Mr. Rat by McCabe, Pat, 1955- author.

Hello Mr. Bones ; &, Goodbye Mr. Rat

Shares two novellas from deceased narrators, including "Goodbye Mr. Rat," in which the spirit of an IRA bomber watches over his ex-lover as she brings his ashes back to his hometown in rural Ireland.

Sep 15, 2014
Reunited with the Lassiter bride by Dunlop, Barbara.

Reunited with the Lassiter bride

Sep 15, 2014
Gangsterland - a novel by Goldberg, Tod.

Gangsterland - a novel

"Sal Cupertine is a legendary hit man for the Chicago Mafia, known for his ability to get in and out of a crime without a trace. Until now, that is. His first-ever mistake forces Sal to botch an assassination, killing three undercover FBI agents in the process. This puts too much heat on Sal, and he knows this botched job will be his death sentence to the Mafia. So he agrees to their radical idea to save his own skin. A few surgeries and some intensive training later, and Sal Cupertine is gone,

Sep 15, 2014
Five days left by Timmer, Julie Lawson.

Five days left

Mara Nichols, a terminally ill career woman, wife, and mother, and Scott Coffman, a middle-school teacher whose eight-year-old foster son is about to return to his former inmate mother, traverse the last five days they have to say goodbye to their loved ones.

Sep 15, 2014
Home to Chicory Lane by Raney, Deborah.

Home to Chicory Lane

Now that their five kids are grown, Audrey and Grant Whitman are turning their beloved family home into a cozy bed and breakfast, just a mile outside of Langhorne, Missouri. Opening weekend makes Audrey anxious, with family and friends coming from all over to help celebrate the occasion. But when Audrey's daughter, Landyn, arrives, the U-Haul she's pulling makes it clear she's not just here for a few days. What happened in New York that sent Landyn running home? Where is Landyn's husband, Chase?

Sep 15, 2014
A girl is a half-formed thing by McBride, Eimear.

A girl is a half-formed thing

"The story of a young woman's relationship with her brother, and the long shadow cast by his childhood brain tumor, touching on everything from family violence to sexuality and the personal struggle to remain intact in times of intense trauma"--Provided by publisher.

Sep 15, 2014
Undeniable by Richard, Shannon, author.

Undeniable

Grace King knows two things for certain: she loves working at her grandmother's cafe, and she loves the hunky town sheriff. She always has. As she bakes him sweet treats, Grace fantasizes about helping him work up an appetite all night long. But whenever she thinks she's finally getting somewhere, he whips out some excuse to escape.

Sep 15, 2014
Vampires of Manhattan - the new Blue Bloods coven by De la Cruz, Melissa, 1971- author.

Vampires of Manhattan - the new Blue Bloods coven

Ten years after the great war with Lucifer, Oliver Hazard-Perry, the leader of the Fallen, invites all of Blue Blood society to his grand 400 Ball, during which literally all hell breaks loose.

Sep 15, 2014
A SEAL's fantasy by Weber, Tawny.

A SEAL's fantasy

"Dominic Castillo loves his SEAL team like brothers--except one, who made sure Castillo was left behind during the latest mission. But when his rival is kidnapped by a vicious drug lord, Castillo receives a black ops mission of his own: protect his rival's sister. And any mistakes will either result in her death...or his. Lara Banks clearly has no interest in being protected by a military man, especially an acquaintance of her estranged brother. So why is she doing her best to drive him crazy wi

Sep 15, 2014
The Golem of Hollywood by Kellerman, Jonathan, author.

The Golem of Hollywood

Waking up beside a beautiful woman he has no memory of meeting, Detective Jacob Lev investigates a Hollywood Division murder case involving a severed head, an ominous message in Hebrew and the legend of the Golem of Prague.

Sep 15, 2014
Tokyo kill - a thriller by Lancet, Barry.

Tokyo kill - a thriller

"After wading through the tragedy of the Japantown murders, [struggling antiques dealer Jim Brodie] and his daughter have returned for a well-earned vacation. Checking in at the P.I. firm he inherited from his father, he's startled by the arrival of an old World War II veteran and his son. The father has come explicitly to see Brodie, and offers up a dark story connected to the war and a pair of violent home invasions committed in the Japanese capital only days earlier. Brodie takes a liking to

Sep 15, 2014
Snow on the bayou by Hill, Sandra (Fiction writer), author.

Snow on the bayou

When he returns to Terrebone Parrish to see his dying grandmother, injured Navy SEAL Justin "Cage" Le Blanc must face his past--and blues singer Emelie Gaudet, the love of his life, whose heart he broke when he left town.

Sep 15, 2014
For Love or Liberty by Taylor, Jennifer Hudson

For Love or Liberty

Sep 15, 2014
The final recollections of Charles Dickens - a novel by Hauser, Thomas.

The final recollections of Charles Dickens - a novel

"England, 1870: His health failing, his most important work all but done, Charles Dickens is readying himself for the final bed. But there is still one more story that he must tell. As a young journalist just getting his start, Dickens encountered a story that would affect him for the rest of his life. As his "Sketches by Boz" column is just beginning to find acclaim, young Dickens encounters the wealthy and powerful Charles Wingate. While researching the mysterious businessman, Dickens uncove

Sep 15, 2014
The heart has its reasons - a novel by Dueñas, María, 1964-

The heart has its reasons - a novel

Sep 15, 2014
The happiest people in the world - a novel by Clarke, Brock.

The happiest people in the world - a novel

Sep 15, 2014
The garden of letters by Richman, Alyson.

The garden of letters

"Portofino, Italy, 1943. A young woman steps off a boat in a scenic coastal village. Although she knows how to disappear in a crowd, Elodie is too terrified to slip by the German officers while carrying her poorly forged identity papers. She is frozen until a man she's never met before claims to know her. In desperate need of shelter, Elodie follows him back to his home on the cliffs of Portofino. Only months before, Elodie Bertolotti was a cello prodigy in Verona, unconcerned with world events.

Sep 15, 2014