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That Chesapeake summer by Stewart, Mariah, author.

That Chesapeake summer

Widower and single father Daniel Sinclair has no time for love until he meets Jamie Valentine, a guest at his inn and author of self-help books who is looking for answers after discovering that her life is based on a lie.

May 26, 2015
The Acolyte by Cutter, Nick

The Acolyte

May 26, 2015
The anchoress by Cadwallader, Robyn, author.

The anchoress

"England, 1255. Sarah is only seventeen when she chooses to become an anchoress, a holy woman much like Saint Hildegard of Bingen, shut away in a small cell, measuring seven by nine paces, at the side of the village church. Fleeing the grief of losing a much-loved sister in childbirth and the pressure to marry, she decides to renounce the world, with all its dangers, desires, and temptations, and to commit herself to a life of prayer. But it soon becomes clear that even the thick, unforgiving wa

May 20, 2015
The art of baking blind - a novel by Vaughan, Sarah, 1972-

The art of baking blind - a novel

"There are many reasons to bake: to feed; to create; to impress; to nourish; to define ourselves; and, sometimes, it has to be said, to perfect. But often we bake to fill a hunger that would be better filled by a simple gesture from a dear one. We bake to love and be loved. In 1966, Kathleen Eaden, cookbook writer and wife of a supermarket magnate, published The Art of Baking, her guide to nurturing a family by creating the most exquisite pastries, biscuits and cakes. Now, five amateur bakers ar

May 21, 2015
The book of colors by Barfield, Raymond, 1964-

The book of colors

"How can a 19-year-old, mixed-race girl who grew up in a crack house and is now pregnant be so innocent? Yslea is full of contradictions, though, seeming both young and old, innocent and wise. Her spirit is surprising, given all the pain she has endured, and that's the counterpoint this story offers—while she sees pain and suffering all around her, Yslea overcomes in her own quiet way."--

May 21, 2015
The book of Stone by Papernick, Jon, author.

The book of Stone

"A searing psychological thriller set in pre-9/11 Brooklyn in which a family's dark history and an estranged son's attempt to find meaning and purpose converge. Matthew Stone has inherited a troubling legacy: a gangster grandfather and a distant father--who is also a disgraced judge. After his father's death, Matthew is a young man alone. He turns to his father's beloved books for comfort, perceiving within them guidance that leads him to connect with a group of religious extremists. As Matthew

May 21, 2015
The buried - a Jonathan Quinn novel by Battles, Brett, author.

The buried - a Jonathan Quinn novel

"Everything on the job is going as expected. The target has been dealt with, and all that's left to do is remove the body. But a surprise is waiting for Quinn and Nate, one that completely changes their mission. Then when the client who gave them their new orders disappears, they find themselves on their own, with a human asset holding a dark secret that several parties are interested in obtaining, by force if necessary. To keep the asset alive, the two cleaners must stay on the run, but even th

May 21, 2015
The burning land by Cornwell, Bernard.

The burning land

The Danes of East Anglia and the Vikings of Northumbria are plotting the conquest of all Britain. When King Alfred's daughter pleads with Uhtred for help, he cannot refuse her request. In a desperate gamble, he takes command of a demoralized Mercian army, leading them in an unforgettable battle on a blood-soaked field beside the Thames.

May 21, 2015
The Burning Shore by Smith, Wilbur A.

The Burning Shore

May 26, 2015
The Butterfly Revolution by Butler, William

The Butterfly Revolution

May 26, 2015
The Cactus Creek Challenge by Vetsch, Erica

The Cactus Creek Challenge

May 26, 2015
The Canterbury Sisters by Wright, Kim, author.

The Canterbury Sisters

Che Milan's life is falling apart. Not only has her longtime lover abruptly dumped her, but her eccentric, demanding mother has recently died. When an urn of ashes arrives, along with a note reminding Che of a half-forgotten promise to take her mother to Canterbury, Che finds herself reluctantly undertaking a pilgrimage. Within days she joins a group of women who are walking the sixty miles from London to the shrine of Becket in Canterbury Cathedral.

May 21, 2015
The cold six thousand - a novel by Ellroy, James, 1948-

The cold six thousand - a novel

Las Vegas policeman Wayne Tedrow Jr. arrives in Dallas in November 1963 in search of a fugitive criminal and becomes caught up in the chaos and conspiracies surrounding the aftermath of President John Kennedy's assassination.

May 21, 2015
The conquest by Deveraux, Jude.

The conquest

Jude Deveraux is America's best-loved author of historical romance. There are 14 million copies of her books in print, and every title hits the New York Times bestseller list. With A Knight in Shining Armor, Deveraux became a New York Times bestselling hardcover and paperback author. And now Deveraux delivers The Conquest, the triumphant sequel to The Taming, returning to the fascinating medieval setting to continue the breathtaking Peregrine saga.

May 20, 2015
The courage tree by Chamberlain, Diane, 1950-

The courage tree

"Eight-year-old Sophie Donohue just wanted to be like every other little girl. Which is why her mother, Janine, reluctantly agreed to let her go on the weekend camping trip with her Brownie troop. But shen Janine arrives to pick up Sophie after the trip, her daughter is not among the others. Somehow, along the forested route from West Virginia, Sophie has disappeared."--Jacket.

May 21, 2015
The cowboy's homecoming by Alward, Donna.

The cowboy's homecoming

Rodeo star Rylan Duggan has returned home to Crooked Valley Ranch after bolting years ago to become a famous noncommittal entity. But now he is wanting to launch a business and has found his way into the heart of the woman he ran from those many years back. Is he finally settling down and changing his mind about sharing life with someone?

May 20, 2015
The daylight marriage - a novel by Pitlor, Heidi, author.

The daylight marriage - a novel

"Over the years, Lovell and Hannah's conversations have become charged with resentments and unspoken desires. She has become withdrawn. His work affords him a convenient distraction. And then, after one explosive argument, Hannah vanishes. For the first time, Lovell is forced to examine the trajectory of his marriage through the lens of memory. As he tries to piece together what happened to his wife--and to their life together--readers follow Hannah on that single day when a hasty decision prove

May 20, 2015
The Dead Ground by Mcgowan, Claire

The Dead Ground

May 26, 2015
The Death of Napoleon by Leys, Simon, 1935-2014.

The Death of Napoleon

""Ladies and gentlemen, alas! The Emperor is dead." The news from St. Helena goes out across Europe, but in fact Napoleon has not died. By means of an ingenious escape, he has returned to the Continent, leaving an impersonator on St. Helena, and it is this double who has unexpectedly and very problematically passed away. Traveling incognito, the emperor experiences a series of bizarre adventures that bring him face-to-face with the myth of Napoleon as it is disconcertingly played out in everyda

May 26, 2015
The Death's Head chess club by Donoghue, John, 1956- author.

The Death's Head chess club

"A novel of the improbable friendship that arises between a Nazi officer and a Jewish chessplayer in Auschwitz."--

May 20, 2015