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Pegasus - a novel by Steel, Danielle, author.

Pegasus - a novel

"Late 1930's Germany: Best friends Alex von Hemmerle and Nicolas von Bingen, titled childhood friends with neighboring estates, are witnessing the rise of Nazism when Nick's father reveals the long-buried secret of his son's partial Jewish ancestry. Warned by highly placed friends to flee, the only treasures Nick and his sons can take are two dazzling Lipizzaner horses, gifts from Alex. These powerful and majestic creatures become their ticket to a new life waiting across the ocean-one in which

Dec 15, 2014
Maximum Ride. The angel experiment by Patterson, James, 1947- author.

Maximum Ride. The angel experiment

After the mutant Erasers abduct the youngest member of their group, the "bird kids," who are the result of genetic experimentation, take off in pursuit and find themselves struggling to understand their own origins and purpose.

Dec 15, 2014
Let me be Frank with you by Ford, Richard, 1944- author.

Let me be Frank with you

Author Richard Ford illuminated the zeitgeist of an entire generation through the divinings and wit of his now-famous literary chronicler, Frank Bascombe. Here, in Let Me Be Frank With You, Ford returns with four deftly linked stories narrated by the iconic Bascombe. Now sixty-eight, and again ensconced in the well defended New Jersey suburb of Haddam, Bascombe has thrived -- seemingly if not utterly -- in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy's devastation. As in all of the Bascombe books, Ford's gu

Dec 15, 2014
Flesh and blood - a Scarpetta novel by Cornwell, Patricia Daniels, author.

Flesh and blood - a Scarpetta novel

It's Dr. Kay Scarpetta's birthday, and she's about to head to Miami for a vacation with Benton Wesley, her FBI profiler husband, when she notices seven pennies on a wall behind their Cambridge house. Is this a kids' game? If so, why are all of the coins dated 1981 and so shiny they could be newly minted? Her cellphone rings, and Detective Pete Marino tells her there's been a homicide five minutes away. A high school music teacher has been shot with uncanny precision as he unloaded groceries.

Dec 15, 2014
The Cinderella murder by Clark, Mary Higgins, author.

The Cinderella murder

Laurie Moran is delighted when the pilot for her reality drama, Under Suspicion, is a success. Now she has the ideal case to feature in an episode: the Cinderella Murder. When Susan Dempsey was found dead, her murder raised numerous questions. With the help of lawyer and host Alex Buckley, Laurie knows it will get great ratings, especially when the suspects include Hollywood's elite and tech billionaires. It is perfect for the silver screen; but is Cinderella's murderer ready for a close-up?

Dec 15, 2014
By winter's light by Laurens, Stephanie, author.

By winter's light

It's December 1837, and the young adults of the Cynster clan are having the family Christmas celebration at snowbound Casphairn Manor. Led by Sebastian, Marquess of Earith; Lucilla, future Lady of the Vale; and her twin brother, Marcus; the upcoming generation has its own plans for the holiday season. Yet where Cynsters gather, love is never far behind. The festive occasion brings together Daniel Crosbie, boys' tutor, and Claire Meadows, widow and Cynster governess. Daniel and Claire have met be

Dec 15, 2014
The burning room - a novel by Connelly, Michael, 1956- author.

The burning room - a novel

"In the LAPD's Open-Unsolved Unit, not many murder victims die almost a decade after the crime. So when a man succumbs to complications from being shot by a stray bullet nine years earlier, Bosch catches a case in which the body is still fresh, but all other evidence is virtually nonexistent. Now Bosch and rookie Detective Lucia Soto are tasked with solving what turns out to be a highly charged, politically sensitive case. Beginning with the bullet that's been lodged for years in the victim's sp

Dec 15, 2014
Blue labyrinth by Preston, Douglas J., author.

Blue labyrinth

A long-buried family secret resurfaces when one of Aloysius Pendergast's most implacable enemies shows up on his doorstep as a murdered corpse. The mystery has all the hallmarks of the perfect murder. The gem leads Pendergast to an abandoned mine on the shore of California's desolate Salton Sea, which in turn propels him on a journey of discovery deep into his family's sinister past.

Dec 15, 2014
Revival - a novel by King, Stephen, 1947- author.

Revival - a novel

"In a small New England town over half a century ago, a boy is playing with his new toy soldiers in the dirt in front of his house when a shadow falls over him. He looks up to see a striking man, the new minister, Jamie learns later, who with his beautiful wife, will transform the church and the town. The men and boys are a bit in love with Mrs. Jacobs; the women and girls, with the Reverend Jacobs--including Jamie's sisters and mother. Then tragedy strikes, and this charismatic preacher curses

Dec 15, 2014
Yes please by Poehler, Amy, 1971- author, narrator.

Yes please

"In Amy Poehlers highly anticipated first book, Yes Please, she offers up a big juicy stew of personal stories, funny bits on sex and love and friendship and parenthood and real life advice (some useful, some not so much), like when to be funny and when to be serious. Powered by Amys charming and hilarious, biting yet wise voice, Yes Please is a book full of words to live by" -- from publisher's web site.

Dec 15, 2014