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Divorce is in the air - a novel by Torné de la Guardia, Gonzalo, 1976- author. Divorce is in the air - a novel

"The American debut of a highly acclaimed young Spanish writer: a darkly funny, acerbic novel about love -- and the end of love -- and how hard it can be to let go. There's a lot about Joan-Marc that his estranged second wife doesn't know -- but which he now sets out to tell her. He begins with the failure of his first marriage to an American woman named Helen, describing a vacation they took in a last-ditch attempt to salvage their once-passionate romance. The recollection of this il--fated tri

Sep 19, 2016
Law and disorder - a legal thriller by Papantonio, Mike, 1953- author. Law and disorder - a legal thriller

"One of America's most successful trial attorneys built his career by going to war for consumers against the world's most powerful and corrupt corporations. But his winning streak has ended. Money, power, and politics have lined up against Nicholas Deketomis, and he must fight for his freedom, his family, and the future of his prestigious law firm"--

Sep 19, 2016
Seeking Alice - a novel by Trinchieri, Camilla, author. Seeking Alice - a novel

MODERN & CONTEMPORARY FICTION (POST C 1945). This gripping story of love and loss centers on Marco, an Italian diplomat; Alice, his American wife; and their young children. Stationed in Prague during World War II, Marco and Alice become enemies when the United States enters the war, forcing Alice and the children to move from Prague to Rome and finally to Cernobbio in a desperate attempt to flee to Switzerland. Through alternating passages narrated by Alice and daughter Susie, readers shuttle ba

Sep 19, 2016
Chicago heat and other stories by Major, Clarence. Chicago heat and other stories

Stories exploring human interaction.

Sep 19, 2016
A cage in search of a bird by Noiville, Florence, author. A cage in search of a bird

Sep 19, 2016
I hope you dance by Moran, Beth (Novelist), author. I hope you dance

When she was younger all Ruth wanted to do was marry David Carrington, the boy-next-door. Instead David had broken Ruth's heart and she left Southwell. It is fifteen years later. Ruth has lost her husband and has a mountain of debt. She must return to her parents' house with her daughter.

Sep 19, 2016
Fates and traitors - a novel of John Wilkes Booth by Chiaverini, Jennifer, author. Fates and traitors - a novel of John Wilkes Booth

John Wilkes Booth's misguided quest to avenge the vanquished Confederacy led him to commit one of the most notorious acts in the annals of America. Four women were integral in his life: Mary Ann, the mother he revered above all but country; his sister and confidante, Asia; Lucy Lambert Hale, the senator's daughter who loved him; and the Confederate widow Mary Surratt, to whom he entrusted the secrets of his vengeful wrath. As their stories intertwine we witness a soul in turmoil-- and a country

Sep 19, 2016
Blood crime by Alzamora, Sebastià, 1972- author. Blood crime

Sep 19, 2016
Black water - a novel by Doughty, Louise, 1963- author. Black water - a novel

"A literary thriller set in Indonesia about a former mercenary dealing with the consequences of his dark past, and with the real secret of what he did during the massacres of the Communists and ethnic Chinese in 1965"--

Sep 19, 2016
Ascension by Dowling, Gregory, author. Ascension

When a young tour guide, Alvise Marangon, offers to help an English Grand Tourist, little does he know that it will lead to his being embroiled in blackmail and conspiracy. To add to his woes, he is then forcibly recruited into the city's powerful secret service to investigate a murder case. A reluctant spy he may be, but he is a gifted one. Amidst the world of gambling dens and courtesans, something momentous is being planned for the Feast of the Ascension, Venice's most important and spectacul

Sep 19, 2016
Madagascar - new & selected stories . by Schwartz, Steven, 1950- Madagascar - new & selected stories .

Sep 19, 2016
Little nothing by Silver, Marisa, author. Little nothing

In an unnamed country at the beginning of the last century, a child called Pavla is born to peasant parents. Her arrival, fervently anticipated and conceived in part by gypsy tonics and archaic prescriptions, stuns her parents and brings outrage and scorn from her community. Pavla has been born a dwarf, beautiful in face, but as the years pass, she grows no farther than the edge of her crib. When her parents turn to the treatments of a local charlatan, his terrifying cure opens the floodgates of

Sep 19, 2016
Two she-bears - a novel by Shalev, Meir. Two she-bears - a novel

In the year 1930, three farmers committed suicide here . . . but contrary to the chronicles of our committee and the conclusions of the British policeman, the people of the moshava knew that only two of the suicides had actually taken their own lives, whereas the third suicide had been murdered." This is the contention of Ruta Tavori, a high school teacher and independent thinker in this small farming community, writing seventy years later about that murder and about two charismatic men she love

Sep 19, 2016
The mechanic - a novel by Gold, Alan, 1945- author. The mechanic - a novel

"A story of justice through the ages ... and revenge. Germany, 1945. The bloodiest war in history is at an end. Now the retribution and search for justice begins. In a series of Nuremberg trials, war criminals are hanged or commit suicide. Others are judged and sent to prison for their part in the most heinous crimes of all time. But in the final trial, one in which ordinary Germans are forced to confront their complicity, a leading American defense counselor has to consider questions of good an

Sep 19, 2016
Nutshell - a novel by McEwan, Ian, author. Nutshell - a novel

"Trudy has betrayed her husband, John. She's still in the marital home--a dilapidated, priceless London townhouse--but John's not here. Instead, she's with his brother, the profoundly banal Claude, and the two of them have a plan. But there is a witness to their plot: the inquisitive, nine-month-old resident of Trudy's womb. Told from a perspective unlike any other, Nutshell is a classic tale of murder and deceit from one of the world's master storytellers"--

Sep 19, 2016
The occupied by Parshall, Craig, 1950- author. The occupied

"From New York Times bestselling author Craig Parshall comes a riveting story of supernatural suspense. As a youth, Trevor Black unleashed spiritual forces he couldn't comprehend. Years later, Trevor is a high-flying criminal defense lawyer in New York City, with a six-figure Aston Martin and a trophy wife. But in an extraordinary turn of events, he receives a burdensome gift: the ability to perceive the invisible. And the dark forces he now sees are all gunning for him. When one of Trevor's hom

Sep 19, 2016
One second by Dark, Dannika, author. One second

In this final installment of the seven series, Lexi has faced personal struggles, but nothing has prepared her for the most perilous battle of her life. Shifters are on the brink of war as Northerners target Colorado in an attempt to infiltrate the borders. Texas winds up on the hit list, and the Weston pack prepares to fight for their land&#x; and for their lives.

Sep 19, 2016
Revulsion - Thomas Bernhard in San Salvador by Castellanos Moya, Horacio, 1957- author. Revulsion - Thomas Bernhard in San Salvador

An expatriate professor, Vega, returns from exile in Canada to El Salvador for his mother's funeral. A sensitive idealist and an aggrieved motor mouth, he sits at a bar with the author, Castellanos Moya, from five to seven in the evening, telling his tale and ranting against everything his country has to offer. Written in a single paragraph and alive with a fury as astringent as the wrath of Thomas Bernhard, Revulsion was first published in 1997 and earned its author death threats. Roberto Bolan

Sep 19, 2016
Shelter in place by Maksik, Alexander, 1972- Shelter in place

"Joseph March, a twenty-one-year-old working class kid from Seattle, has just graduated from college and his future beckons, unencumbered, limitless, magnificent. Joe's life implodes when he starts to suffer the symptoms of bipolar disorder, and, not long after, his mother, Anne-Marie March, beats a stranger to death with a hammer. Joe moves to White Pine, Washington, where Anne-Marie is serving time and his father has set up house. He is followed by Tess Wolff, a fiercely independent woman with

Sep 19, 2016
The young bride - a novel by Baricco, Alessandro, 1958- author. The young bride - a novel

Sep 19, 2016