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Christmas days - 12 stories and 12 feasts for 12 days by Winterson, Jeanette, 1959- author. Christmas days - 12 stories and 12 feasts for 12 days

A collection of stories written annually at Christmas includes tales of trees with magical powers, a tinsel baby that talks, flying dogs, philosophical fairies, and a haunted house.

Dec 5, 2016
Blood vow by Ward, J. R., 1969- author. Blood vow

"#1 New York Times bestselling author J. R. Ward returns with an all-new tale of paranormal passion in the world of the Black Dagger Brotherhood. The Black Dagger Brotherhood continues to train the best of the best to join them in the deadly battle against the Lessening Society. Among the new recruits, Axe proves to be a cunning and vicious fighter--and also a loner isolated because of personal tragedy. When an aristocratic female needs a bodyguard, Axe takes the job, though he's unprepared for

Dec 5, 2016
Black & blue by Patterson, James, 1947- author. Black & blue

A beautiful young woman is found murdered on a river bank, and Detective Harriet Blue is convinced she's the next victim of the worst serial killer Sydney has seen in decades. But the more Harriet learns, the more she realises this murder is not what she first thought. And her own life might be tangled up in the case.

Dec 5, 2016
All Joe Knight - a novel by Morris, Kevin (Lawyer), author. All Joe Knight - a novel

"A prominent figure in the entertainment world who has turned to fiction in the last decade, Kevin Morris received wide literary acclaim with his story collection White Man's Problems, praised by David Carr as "remarkable" and Tom Perrotta as "revelatory." Now Morris cements his place as a bold new voice in American literature with his muscular debut novel, All Joe Knight. 1961. Outside Philadelphia, a soon-to-be father runs into a telephone pole while driving drunk; nine months later, his widow

Dec 5, 2016
Go tell it on the mountain by Baldwin, James, 1924-1987. Go tell it on the mountain

Follows the difficult passage of the son of an angry storefront preacher and a stoically courageous mother to manhood amid the family's past from Deep South to Depression-era Harlem. Partially autobiographical.

Dec 6, 2016
Collected stories - including The member of the wedding and the ballad of the sad café by McCullers, Carson, 1917-1967. Collected stories - including The member of the wedding and the ballad of the sad café

Carson McCullers--novelist, dramatist, poet--was at the peak of her powers as a writer of short fiction. Here are nineteen stories that explore her signature themes: wounded adolescence, loneliness in marriage, and the tragicomedy of life in the South. Here too are two novellas that Tennessee Williams judged to be "assuredly among the masterpieces of our language."--Publisher description.

Dec 6, 2016
Babbitt by Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951. Babbitt

Dissects the character of a middle-class businessman whose search for material wealth and social status leaves him spiritually sterile and doomed to destruction in pre-Depression America.

Dec 6, 2016
16th seduction by Patterson, James 16th seduction

Dec 6, 2016
A want of kindness - a novel by Limburg, Joanne, 1970- author. A want of kindness - a novel

"The wicked, bawdy Restoration court is no place for a child princess. Ten-year-old Anne cuts an odd figure: a sickly child, she is drawn towards improper pursuits. Cards, sweetmeats, scandal, and gossip with her Ladies of the Bedchamber figure large in her life. But as King Charles' niece, Anne is also a political pawn, who will be forced to play her part in the troubled Stuart dynasty. Transformed from overlooked princess to the heiress of England, she will be forced to overcome grief for her

Dec 8, 2016
The vanishing year - a novel by Moretti, Kate, author. The vanishing year - a novel

""The Vanishing Year is a stunner. A perfectly compulsive read that's impossible to put down."--Mary Kubica. "A chilling, powerful tale of nerve-shattering suspense."--Heather Gudenkauf. Zoe Whittaker is living a charmed life. She is the beautiful young wife to handsome, charming Wall Street tycoon Henry Whittaker. She is a member of Manhattan's social elite. She is on the board of one of the city's most prestigious philanthropic organizations. She has a perfect Tribeca penthouse in the city and

Dec 8, 2016
They are trying to break your heart by Savill, David (Novelist), author. They are trying to break your heart

"In 1994, Marko Novak's world is torn apart by the death of his best friend, Kemal, a young soldier in the darkest days of the Bosnian war. After the funeral, Marko flees to England, hoping to put his broken homeland, and the part he played in the loss of his friend, behind him. In 2004, human rights researcher Anya Teal is following a tenuous lead in the hunt for a Bosnian man with blood on his hands. She is also clinging to the fragile hope that she can rebuild a relationship with her first lo

Dec 8, 2016
Skeleton crew by King, Stephen, 1947- Skeleton crew

Age-old images of fear fuse with the iconography of contemporary American life in this collection of tales from the modern master of horror.

Dec 8, 2016
Onslaught - the war with China -- the opening battle by Poyer, David, author. Onslaught - the war with China -- the opening battle

"The latest in David Poyer's acclaimed novels about the modern Navy and Marine Corps, Onslaught chronicles Dan Lenson's latest challenge as the U.S. Navy struggles to hold Taiwan, Korea, and Japan against a massive Chinese offensive. The prize: domination of Asia and the Western Pacific. As the United States' computer, satellite, and financial networks are ravaged by coordinated digital attacks, China and its associated powers begin to roll up and intimidate American allies, launching invasions

Dec 8, 2016
The Moravian night - a story by Handke, Peter. The Moravian night - a story

"An odyssey through the mind and memory of a washed-up writer from one of Europe's most provocative novelists"--

Dec 8, 2016
Island of the mad - a novel by Sheck, Laurie, author. Island of the mad - a novel

"Following on the heels of her exciting and widely acclaimed A Monster's Notes, and with Sheck's characteristic brilliance of language, Island of the Mad follows the solitary, hunchbacked Ambrose A., as he sets out on a mysterious journey to Venice in search of a lost notebook he knows almost nothing about. Eventually he arrives in San Servolo, the Island of the Mad, in the Venetian Lagoon, only a few minutes' boat-ride from Venice. At the island's old, abandoned hospital which has been turned i

Dec 8, 2016
In sunlight or in shadow - stories inspired by the paintings of Edward Hopper by In sunlight or in shadow - stories inspired by the paintings of Edward Hopper

"A newly commissioned anthology of seventeen superbly crafted stories inspired by the paintings of Edward Hopper"--Dust jacket.

Dec 8, 2016
In plain view - a novel by Shigekuni, Julie, author. In plain view - a novel

Dec 8, 2016
Flying without a net by Ben Shaul, E. M., author Flying without a net

"Dani Perez, a secular Israeli working as a software engineer in Boston, has never had trouble balancing his faith and his sexuality - until he meets Avi Levine, a gay Orthodox Jew and sign language interpreter. As they fall in love, Dani finds himself wanting Avi in his life, but he can't understand how Avi reconciles what his religion demands with what his body desires. And although he wants to deny it, neither can Avi. Despite the risk of losing Avi forever to a religious life that objects to

Dec 8, 2016
Everything love is by King, Claire, 1972- author. Everything love is

Baptiste Molino has devoted his life to other people's happiness. Moored on his houseboat on the edge of Toulouse, he helps his clients navigate the waters of contentment, yet remains careful never to make waves of his own. Baptiste is more concerned with his past than his future: particularly the mysterious circumstances of his birth and the identity of his birth mother. But Sophie, the young waitress in his local bar, believes it is time for Baptiste to rediscover passion and leads him into th

Dec 8, 2016
Ema, the captive by Aira, César, 1949- author. Ema, the captive

Dec 8, 2016

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