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Nantucket five-spot by Axelrod, Steven.

Nantucket five-spot

Henry Kennis, Nantucket island's poetry-writing police chief works a second challenging case. At the height of the summer tourist season, a threat to bomb the annual Boston Pops Concert could destroy the island's economy, along with its cachet as a safe, if mostly summer-time, haven for America's ruling class. The threat of terrorism brings The Department of Homeland Security to the island, along with prospects for a rekindled love affair - Henry's lost love works for the DHS now. The "terrorism

Mar 4, 2015
Kitchen privileges - a memoir by Clark, Mary Higgins.

Kitchen privileges - a memoir

In a memoir of growing up in the Bronx during the Depression, the author recalls her father's death in 1939, her family's financial woes, and her mother's creation of a rooming house, bringing in tenants who would change their lives.

Mar 4, 2015
Joyful by Gray, Shelley Shepard, author.

Joyful

"Randall Beiler had always planned to marry Elizabeth Nolt. But when he assumes the responsibility for his younger siblings, he ends their courtship. When Elizabeth accepts a job as the Beilers' housekeeper, the young Amish couple will get a second chance at love"--

Mar 4, 2015
The last heiress by Ellis, Mary, 1951-

The last heiress

Follows the story of a British manufacturing heiress and an American merchant caught in the turbulent time of the War Between the States.

Mar 4, 2015
A harvest of hope by Snelling, Lauraine, author.

A harvest of hope

"In the early 1900s, Miriam Hastings leaves Chicago after burying her mother and returns to Blessing, North Dakota, to carry on her nursing studies. Despite her continued resistance, Trygve Knutson continues his pursuit of her heart"--

Mar 4, 2015
The buried giant - a novel by Ishiguro, Kazuo, 1954-

The buried giant  - a novel

A couple set off across a troubled land of mist and rain in the hope of finding a son they have not seen in years. Sometimes savage, often intensely moving, Kazuo Ishiguro's first novel in a decade is about lost memories, love, revenge and war.

Mar 4, 2015
The bookseller - a novel by Swanson, Cynthia, 1965-

The bookseller - a novel

"A provocative and hauntingly powerful debut novel that will keep you turning pages into the early hours, The Bookseller follows a woman in the 1960s who wrestles to reconcile her daily life as a single bookstore owner with the alternate reality she suddenly begins to dream about each night, in which she is a happily-married wife and mother"--

Mar 4, 2015
When the world was young by Gaffney, Elizabeth, author.

When the world was young

Wally Baker is no ordinary girl. Living in her grandparents' Brooklyn Heights brownstone, she doesn't like dresses, needlepoint, or manners. Her love of Wonder Woman comics and ants makes her feel like a misfit-- especially in the shadow of her dazzling but unstable mother, Stella. This novel captures postwar Brooklyn through Wally's eyes, opening on V-J day, as she grows up with the rest of America. Reeling from her own unexpected wartime tragedy and navigating an increasingly fraught lands

Mar 4, 2015
The highlander next door by Chapman, Janet.

The highlander next door

Legend has it love is carried on the rising mists of Spellbound Falls, and not even time-traveling highlanders are immune to its magic . . . After her mother's four marriages, Birch Callahan now runs a women's shelter and doesn't want a man in her life. Then there's Niall MacKeage. Birch can't figure out how the cop can be so big and gruff and yet so insightful, compassionate -- and sexy. Or how she's falling for someone who acts like he's from the twelfth century.

Mar 4, 2015
He's so fine by Shalvis, Jill.

He's so fine

Lucky Harbor isn't just where Olivia Bentley runs her new vintage shop. It's where folks are friendly to strangers, and nobody knows her real name. Olivia keeps her distance -- until she sees a man drowning and is suddenly in the surf, up close with the hottest guy she's ever laid hands on. Charter boat captain Cole Donovan has no problem being skin-to-skin with Olivia. But he's not expecting that real trouble is about to come her way. Will it bring her deeper into Cole's heart, or end her days

Mar 4, 2015
The golden hour by Moss, Todd.

The golden hour

Appointed director of the new State Department Crisis Reaction Unit, Judd Ryker's mandate is to help the U.S. respond more quickly to foreign crises. But he hadn't reckoned with the interdepartmental turf battles he'd face. Then comes the coup in Mali. He could prove his theory of the Golden Hour: that in the hundred hours following a coup, there's still a chance to reverse the chain of events. But in the real world, those hours move very, very quickly indeed.

Mar 4, 2015
Gathering shadows by Mehl, Nancy.

Gathering shadows

"Wynter Evans came to the town of Sanctuary looking for answers. Can Mayor Reuben King help her discover the truth about her brother's disappearance?"--

Mar 4, 2015
Empire of sin - a story of sex, jazz, murder, and the battle for modern New Orleans by Krist, Gary.

Empire of sin - a story of sex, jazz, murder, and the battle for modern New Orleans

Empire of Sin re-creates the remarkable story of New Orleans' thirty-year war against itself, pitting the city's elite "better half" against its powerful and long-entrenched underworld of vice, perversity, and crime. This early 20th-century battle centers on Tom Anderson, the czar of the city's Storyville vice district, who fights desperately to keep his empire intact as it faces onslaughts on all sides. Prostitutes, reformers, jazzmen, Mafiosi, politicians, and one serial killer all battle for

Mar 4, 2015
De Niro - a life by Levy, Shawn.

De Niro - a life

There's little debate that Robert De Niro is one of the greatest screen actors of his generation, perhaps of all time. His work -- Mean Streets, The Godfather Part II, Taxi Driver, The Deer Hunter, Raging Bull -- is unparalleled. Yet little is known about the off-screen De Niro. In an elegant and compelling biography that reads like a novel, Shawn Levy portrays Robert De Niro's transition from ambitious young man to enigmatic artist and cultural icon.

Mar 4, 2015
A cry from the dust by Parks, Carrie Stuart.

A cry from the dust

Mar 4, 2015
Nora Webster - a novel by Tóibín, Colm, 1955-

Nora Webster - a novel

Widowed at forty, with four children and not enough money, Nora has lost the love of her life, Maurice, the man who rescued her from the stifling world to which she was born. And now she fears she may be drawn back into it. Wounded, strong-willed, clinging to secrecy in a tiny community where everyone knows your business, Nora is drowning in her own sorrow and blind to the suffering of her young sons, who have lost their father. Yet she has moments of stunning empathy and kindness.

Mar 4, 2015
Night of the white buffalo by Coel, Margaret, 1937-

Night of the white buffalo

"With her gritty mysteries steeped in authentic Native American culture, New York Times bestselling author Margaret Coel is "widely considered the most accomplished heir to Tony Hillerman's legacy," (Scripps Howard News Service). In the latest Wind River novel, Arapaho attorney Vicky Holden and Father John O'Malley confront a ruthless killer in the wake of a miraculous event. A mysterious penitent confesses to murder, and then flees the confessional before Father John can identify him. Two month

Mar 4, 2015
Cold cold heart by Hoag, Tami.

Cold cold heart

"Dana Nolan was a promising young TV reporter until she was kidnapped by a notorious serial killer. A year has passed since she defeated her attacker, but Dana is still physically, emotionally, and psychologically scarred by her ordeal, with aftereffects including PTSD and memory loss. In an attempt to put herself back together after surviving the unthinkable, Dana returns to her hometown. But it doesn't provide the comfort she expects: She struggles to recognize family and childhood friends and

Mar 4, 2015
Death at the Black Bull by Hayes, Frank, 1940-

Death at the Black Bull

"Buddy Hinton is just a good ole boy. So when he disappears after a night drinking at the Black Bull, his friends just figure he went down to Mexico to find himself a girlfriend and will eventually come back. But this case quickly becomes a homicide after the sheriff discovers the missing man floating in one of his stock tanks. For a man who wasn't known to have enemies, Buddy clearly upset someone. Figuring out who that was will require Virgil and his deputy, Jimmy, to retrace Buddy's last step

Mar 4, 2015
Foxcatcher - the true story of my brother's murder, John du Pont's madness, and the quest for Olympic gold by Schultz, Mark, 1960-

Foxcatcher - the true story of my brother's murder, John du Pont's madness, and the quest for Olympic gold

"On January 26, 1996, Dave Schultz, Olympic gold-medal winner and wrestling golden boy, was shot three times by du Pont family heir John E. du Pont at the famed Foxcatcher Farms estate in Pennsylvania. Following the murder there was a tense standoff when du Pont barricaded himself in his home for two days before he was finally captured. How did such a horrifying senseless murder happen?...Mark Schultz takes us through his remarkable wresting career from high school to world and Olympic champions

Mar 4, 2015