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Virtue Falls - a novel by Dodd, Christina. Virtue Falls - a novel

"Twenty-three years ago, Misty Banner was brutally slashed to death in her home in Virtue Falls, Washington. Her husband was convicted of the murder. Their four year old daughter Elizabeth witnessed the crime, but has no memory of the killing. Now, two decades later, Elizabeth is back in Virtue Falls. She soon discovers her father is innocent. The real killer is still out there. And her investigation has stirred dark and deadly resentments that could provoke in another bloody murder--her own."--

May 22, 2017
True as fate by Eakes, Laurie Alice, author. True as fate

"Lady Chloe Ashford detests going to balls, loathes social pretense, and finds the very idea of hunting for a husband obscene. But she has an even more scandalous secret: she once helped an American--the enemy--escape from Dartmoor Prison. Now, nearly three years later, Ross Trenerry is back--and in trouble again. So is her traitorous heart. He doesn't know she's the one responsible for sending him to a second prison, and she has no intention of telling him. A former privateer, Ross has finally

May 22, 2017
Love over Scotland by McCall Smith, Alexander, 1948- author. Love over Scotland

Follows the lives of the residents of an Edinburgh boarding house.

May 22, 2017
Augustown - a novel by Miller, Kei, author. Augustown - a novel

"In the wake of Marlon James's Man Booker Prize-winning A Brief History of Seven Killings, Augustown--set in the backlands of Jamaica--is a magical and haunting novel of one woman's struggle to rise above the brutal vicissitudes of history, race, class, collective memory, violence, and myth. Ma Taffy may be blind but she sees everything. So when her great-nephew Kaia comes home from school in tears, what she senses sends a deep fear running through her. While they wait for his mama to come home

May 22, 2017
Atlantic Hotel by Noll, João Gilberto, author. Atlantic Hotel

"Just who is the narrator of Joa~o Gilberto Noll's dark and mysterious Atlantic Hotel? First he books a room where a murder has just occurred, claiming he's just arrived from the airport. But then he suddenly leaves the hotel, telling a cab driver he’s an alcoholic headed for detox. After that he hops on an all-night bus headed across Brazil, where he begins to seduce a beautiful American woman. Next he says he's a soap opera actor, which is a bad idea--it makes the people he's hitchhikin

May 22, 2017
White fur - a novel by Libaire, Jardine, author. White fur - a novel

Adapted from dust jacket.

May 24, 2017
Where dead men meet by Mills, Mark, 1963- author. Where dead men meet

A return to the period adventure thriller in Where Dead Men Meet reestablishes Mark Mills as a master storyteller for fans of William Boyd, Charles Cumming, or Robert Harris. Paris, 1937. Luke Hamilton -- a junior air intelligence officer at the British Embassy -- finds himself the target of an assassination attempt. A clear case of mistaken identity -- or so it first appears. As Luke is hunted across a continent sliding toward war, he comes to learn that the answers lie deep in a past that pred

May 24, 2017
What she saw by Stembridge, Gerard, 1958- author. What she saw

A taut, stylish thriller set over the course of twenty-four hours in Paris—perfect for fans of Chris Pavone's The Expats and Olen Steinhauer's The Tourist. The storied Hotel Chevalier on Paris’ ritzy Right Bank hosts celebrities, dignitaries, and—for one night—Lana Gibson, an American woman who’s escaped the monotony of her staid married life for a cultural jaunt to the City of Light. As long as she takes her meds, she promises herself, her heightened curiosity and manic elation will stay under

May 24, 2017
Secrets of southern girls by Harrigan, Haley, 1983- author. Secrets of southern girls

"Ten years ago, Julie Portland accidentally killed her best friend, Reba. What's worse is she got away with it. Consumed by guilt, she left the small town of Lawrence Mill, Mississippi, and swore nothing would ever drag her back. Now, raising her daughter and struggling to make ends meet in Manhattan, Julie still can't forget the ghost of a girl with golden hair and a dangerous secret. When August, Reba's first love, begs Julie to come home to find the diary that Reba kept all those years ago, J

May 24, 2017
The river wild - a thriller by O'Neill, Denis, author. The river wild - a thriller

"To help heal a marriage on the rocks, river-rafting expert Gail, her husband Tom, and their son embark on a white water adventure in Montana. Along the way, they encounter two inexperienced rafters supposedly looking for their friends downriver. Little do they know that the men are escaped convicts whose bid for freedom has a body count. Things take a turn when the young family learns that they are now the captives of two armed killers, and it becomes clear that there is much more at stake than

May 24, 2017
Risky behavior by Witt, L. A., author. Risky behavior

"It's day one of Darren Corliss's career as a detective, and not only has he been assigned a notoriously difficult partner, but the guy might also be a pill-popping dirty cop. Internal Affairs needs proof, and Darren gets to be their eyes and ears whether he wants to or not. Detective Andreas Ruffner doesn't play by the rules, and he doesn't play well with others. With bodies piling up and a list of suspects who are way above his pay grade, the last thing he needs is a wet-behind-the-ears kid fo

May 24, 2017
Remington, 1894 by Johnstone, William W., author. Remington, 1894

As a teenager, John McMasters won the Medal of Honor as a sniper for the Union Army during the Civil War. Thirty years later, McMasters lives a peaceful life in the Arizona Territory, raising a family and running cattle. These days, he needs eyeglasses to hit a distant target. But that doesn't stop his wife and four children from buying him a special present for his fiftieth birthday: a beautiful new Remington shotgun. Turns out, he's going to need it . . . The Butcher gang has come to town. By

May 24, 2017
The reminders - a novel by Emmich, Val, author. The reminders - a novel

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May 24, 2017
The reef by Villoro, Juan, 1956- author. The reef

"The ex Rock Star Mario Mu¨ller discovers a visionary possibility in the Caribbean: the pleasures of fear. On the banks of an enormous coral reef The Pyramid is built, a resort that offers controlled dangers until a diver dies outside of the water. Reflecting upon the damages we choose to inflict upon ourselves in order to intensify life, this passionate novel describes a new ecology: climate change empties hotels and money laundering regenerates them like ghostly empires. Arrecife is also a sto

May 24, 2017
Once a rebel by Putney, Mary Jo, author. Once a rebel

As Washington burns, Callista Brooke is trapped in the battle between her native England and her adopted homeland. She is on the verge of losing everything, including her life, when a handsome Englishman cuts through the violent crowd to claim that she is his. Callie falls into her protector's arms, recognizing that he is no stranger, but the boy she'd once loved, a lifetime ago. Lord George Gordon Audley had been Callie's best friend, and it was to Gordon she turned in desperation to avoid a lo

May 24, 2017
Never go back - a Jack Reacher novel by Child, Lee, author. Never go back - a Jack Reacher novel

Former military cop Jack Reacher makes it all the way from snowbound South Dakota to his destination in northeastern Virginia, near Washington, D.C.: the headquarters of his old unit, the 110th MP. The old stone building is the closest thing to a home he ever had. Reacher is there to meet--in person--the new commanding officer, Major Susan Turner, so far just a warm, intriguing voice on the phone. But it isn't Turner behind the CO's desk. And Reacher is hit with two pieces of shocking news, one

May 24, 2017
The matchmakers by Oke, Janette, 1935- The matchmakers

Although Cynthia appreciates her father's help and attention after her husband dies, her desire for more space prompts her to try to find a wife for her father.

May 24, 2017
The little Buddhist monk & the proof by Aira, César, 1949- author. The little Buddhist monk & the proof

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May 24, 2017
Home across the road - a novel by Peacock, Nancy. Home across the road - a novel

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May 24, 2017
Girl on the bridge - a McCabe and Savage thriller by Hayman, James (James H.), author. Girl on the bridge - a McCabe and Savage thriller

"From New York Times bestselling author of the acclaimed McCabe and Savage series comes an electrifying new thriller of taut and twisted suspense. On a freezing December night, Hannah Reindel leaps to her death from an old railway bridge into the rushing waters of the river below. Yet the real cause of death was trauma suffered twelve years earlier when Hannah was plucked from a crowd of freshman girls at a college fraternity party, drugged, and then viciously assaulted by six members of the col

May 24, 2017
Force of nature - a novel by Brockmann, Suzanne, author. Force of nature - a novel

After rescuing the son of crime lord Gordon Burns from an assassin, private detective Ric Alvarado and his assistant, Annie Dugan, get the chance to infiltrate Burns's inner sanctum to investigate rumors that he has been smuggling terrorists into the United States.

May 24, 2017
Dark side of the moon by Wood, Les (Writer of fiction and poetry), author. Dark side of the moon

Boddice, a crime lord looking over his shoulder for good reason, has assembled an unlikely band of misfit crooks. Their job is to steal a famous diamond worth millions, known as The Dark Side of the Moon. Despite the odds, the crews self-serving squabbles and their natural incompetence, the plan progresses. As events build to an explosive climax no one really knows who is playing who. Full of twists and turns and laugh-out-loud moments, this is a hugely enjoyable romp from entirely the criminals

May 24, 2017
Come sundown by Roberts, Nora, author. Come sundown

"The Bodine ranch and resort in western Montana is a family business, an idyllic spot for vacationers. A little over thirty thousand acres and home to four generations, it's kept running by Bodine Longbow with the help of a large staff, including new hire Callen Skinner. There was another member of the family once: Bodine's aunt Alice, who ran off before Bodine was born. She never returned, and the Longbows don't talk about her much. The younger ones, who never met her, quietly presume she's dea

May 24, 2017
Bread of angels by Afshar, Tessa, author. Bread of angels

Purple . The foundation of an influential trade in a Roman world dominated by men. One woman rises up to take the reins of success in an incredible journey of courage, grit, and friendship. And along the way, she changes the world. But before she was Lydia, the seller of purple, she was simply a merchant's daughter who loved three things: her father, her ancestral home, and making dye. Then unbearable betrayal robs her of nearly everything. With only her father's secret formulas left, Lydia flee

May 24, 2017
Beasts head for home - a novel by Abe, Kōbō 1924-1993, author. Beasts head for home - a novel

"Set in Manchuria in the aftermath of the Asian Pacific War. The central character is Kuki Kyu¯zo¯, whose settler parents relocated from Japan to the Manchurian puppet-state as the Japanese empire expanded. Kyu¯zo¯'s father, a factory technician, dies shortly after he is born. In the course of Japan's defeat and the Soviet Union's occupation of Manchuria, Kyu¯zo¯'s mother is seriously wounded, forcing him to remain behind with her rather than evacuate with the other Japanese citizens. Her subseq

May 24, 2017
Attraction by Reid, Penny. Attraction

One week. Private beach. Invisible girl. Jerk-faced bully. What's the worst that could happen? Kaitlyn Parker has no problem being the invisible girl, which is why she finds herself hiding in various cabinets and closets all over her college campus. Despite her best efforts, she can't escape the notice of Martin Sandeke - bad boy, jerkface bully, and the universe's hottest, wealthiest, and most unobtainable bachelor - who also happens to be Kaitlyn's chemistry lab partner. Kaitlyn might be the o

May 24, 2017
You will pay by Jackson, Lisa, author. You will pay

It starts as a prank -- a way to blow off steam after a long summer at Camp Horseshoe. Among the teen counselors, tensions and hormones are running high. No wonder the others agree when Jo-Beth Chancellor suggests they scare Monica O'Neal a little--or a lot. Monica has it coming, and no one will really get hurt. What could go wrong? Twenty years later, Lucas Dalton, a senior detective with the sheriff's department, is investigating the discovery of human remains in a cavern at what used to be Ca

May 25, 2017
The white road by Lotz, Sarah, author. The white road

Desperate to attract subscribers to his fledgling website, ex-adrenaline junkie Simon Newman undertakes two life-risking ventures, one in the notorious Cwm Pot caves and another scaling Everest, that force him to test the limits of his morality and wits in order to survive.

May 25, 2017
The vampire Armand by Rice, Anne, 1941- The vampire Armand

The vampire's story, from his boyhood in Kiev, his enslavement to a vampire masquerading as a Venetian painter, and his dedication to his two mortal children.

May 25, 2017
Ultimatum - a thriller by De la Motte, Anders, 1971- author. Ultimatum - a thriller

David Sarac of the Stockholm Police Force's Intelligence Unit, weeks after his violent encounter with the enigmatic high-level informant, Janus, is recuperating from his gunshot wounds. While the hunt for the elusive Janus has ended, the secrets and lies linger. The mysteries of that night deepen when David's nurse slips him an anonymous letter; the writer wants to swap secrets with David to bring someone powerful to justice after a betrayal at the Janus shoot-out. David's only clues are two pho

May 25, 2017
Touch - a novel by Maum, Courtney, 1978- author. Touch - a novel

"From the author of the acclaimed I Am Having So Much Fun Here Without You, a satirical and moving novel in the spirit of Maria Semple and Jess Walter about a New York City trend forecaster who finds herself wanting to overturn her own predictions, move away from technology, and reclaim her heart. Sloane Jacobsen is the most powerful trend forecaster in the world (she was the foreseer of "the swipe"), and global fashion, lifestyle, and tech companies pay to hear her opinions about the future. He

May 25, 2017
The sweet smell of magnolias and memories by McHale, Celeste Fletcher, 1961- author. The sweet smell of magnolias and memories

"Celeste McHale delivers another genuine Southern story in The Sweet Smell of Magnolias and Memories. Jacey never intended to to settle down; but when the man of her dreams resurfaces, she must find out if she has the courage to finally fall in love"--

May 25, 2017
Summer dance by Rossiter, Nan Parson, author. Summer dance

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May 25, 2017
Shadow reaper by Feehan, Christine, author. Shadow reaper

Billionaire playboy Ricco Ferraro knows no other life. Being a shadow rider is in his blood--but so is a haunting desperation stemming from the secrets of his dark past. His recklessness puts not only his life at risk, but also the future of his entire family. To save them all, he must find a woman who can meet his every desire with a heat all her own. Just when Ricco has given up hope, he meets her--a mysterious woman whose shadow connects with his. She's someone looking for a safe haven from t

May 25, 2017
Positively Pippa by Hegger, Sarah Positively Pippa

For Pippa Turner there’s only one place to go when her life self-destructs on national TV—home to Ghost Falls, and her heavily perfumed, overly dramatic, but supremely loving grandmother, Philomene. If anyone will understand how Pippa’s hit makeover show was sabotaged by her vengeful ex, it’s Phi. But she’s not the only one who’s happy to see her—and Pippa can’t help but wonder if Matt Evans, her gorgeous high-school crush turned Phi’s contractor, is game for a steamy close-up. Matt owes his who

May 25, 2017
A piece of my heart by Ford, Richard, 1944- A piece of my heart

The pursuits of an ignorant Southerner and a law student, who meet en route to an Arkansas river island hideaway, begin to interweave, with explosive consequences.

May 25, 2017
Once, in Lourdes - a novel by Solwitz, Sharon, 1945- author. Once, in Lourdes - a novel

In the turbulent summer of 1968, four high school friends make a pact that will change their lives forever. As the Vietnam War rages overseas, four friends make a vow. For the next two weeks, they will live for each other and for each day. Then, at the end of the two weeks, they will sacrifice themselves on the altar of their friendship. Loyal Kay, our narrator, dreams of being an artist and escaping her stifling family--the stepmother and stepsister she gained after her mother's early death, an

May 25, 2017
Not a sound - a novel by Gudenkauf, Heather, author. Not a sound - a novel

When she discovers the body of a fellow nurse deep in the woods near her cabin, Amelia Winn, who lost her hearing in an accident two years earlier, is plunged into a mystery that could shatter her carefully reconstructed life.

May 25, 2017
Nighthawk - a novel from the NUMA Files by Cussler, Clive, author. Nighthawk - a novel from the NUMA Files

"NUMA crew leaders Kurt Austin and Joe Zavala must beat the clock to stop the world's most dazzling new technological advance from becoming mankind's last in this action-packed thriller from the #1 New York Times-bestselling grand master of adventure. When the most advanced aircraft ever designed vanishes over the South Pacific, Kurt Austin and Joe Zavala are drawn into a deadly contest to locate the fallen machine. Russia and China covet the radical technology, but the United States worries abo

May 25, 2017
Need you now by Helm, Nicole, author. Need you now

Gracely, Colorado, was once a booming mining town. No one knows that better than Brandon Evans. His father's company kept the town thriving for years--until Brandon threatened to expose his illegal practices and drove him away. Everyone blames Brandon and his brother for turning Gracely into a ghost town--but the tenacious residents cling to a long-held legend about the land's healing powers. And Brandon has a plan to spin that legend into reality. Lilly Preston took a leap of faith and moved to

May 25, 2017
The most dangerous duke in London by Hunter, Madeline, author. The most dangerous duke in London

Three sinfully handsome dukes, three scores to settle, three hearts about to meet their matches. All in one thrilling new trilogy from New York Times bestselling author Madeline Hunter . . . NOTORIOUS NOBLEMAN SEEKS REVENGE Name and title: Adam Penrose, Duke of Stratton. Affiliation: London's elite Society of Decadent Dukes. Family history: Scandalous. Personality traits: Dark and brooding, with a thirst for revenge. Ideal romantic partner: A woman of means, with beauty and brains, willing to li

May 25, 2017
The Lady travelers guide to scoundrels & other gentlemen by Alexander, Victoria, author. The Lady travelers guide to scoundrels & other gentlemen

India Prendergast is joined in the search for her cousin, a member of the possibly fraudulent Lady Travelers society, by the nephew of one of the groups members, Derek Saunders, to whom she is drawn despite his scandalous reputation.

May 25, 2017
Just a little Christmas by Dailey, Janet, author. Just a little Christmas

Ellie Marsden couldn't wait to shake the dust of Branding Iron, Texas, off her heels and chase after bright lights, big city, and a wealthy husband. Now she's come home, divorced, a little disillusioned, and a whole lot pregnant. Leave it to her one-time high school sweetheart, cattle rancher Jubal McFarland, to point out that citified Ellie is as out of place in small-town Texas as her teacup poodle. So why is there something about being back - and being with Jubal - that feels surprisingly rig

May 25, 2017
Isadora by Gray, Amelia, 1982- author. Isadora

"Using the scaffolding of Isadora Duncan's life and ... spirit, Amelia Gray delivers an incredibly imaginative portrait of the artist. In 1913, the restless world sat on the brink of unimaginable suffering. But for one woman, the darkness of a new era had already made itself at home. Isadora Duncan would come to be known as the mother of modern dance, but in the spring of 1913 she was a grieving mother, after a freak accident in Paris resulted in the drowning death of her two young children. The

May 25, 2017
In the valley of the sun - a nobel by Davidson, Andy, 1978- author. In the valley of the sun - a nobel

"Deftly written and utterly addictive, this Western literary horror debut will find a home with fans of authors like Joe Hill, Cormac McCarthy, and Anne Rice. One night in 1980, a man becomes a monster. Haunted by his past, Travis Stillwell spends his nights searching out women in West Texas honky-tonks. What he does with them doesn't make him proud, just quiets the demons for a little while. But after Travis crosses paths one night with a mysterious pale-skinned girl, he wakes weak and bloodied

May 25, 2017
In the shadow of Alabama by Singer, Judy Reene, author. In the shadow of Alabama

Rachel Fleischer has good reasons not to be at her father's deathbed. Foaling season is at hand and her horses are becoming restless and difficult. Her critical mother and grasping sister could certainly handle Marty Fleisher's resistance better without her. But Malachi, her eighty-something horse manager—more father to her than Marty has ever been—convinces Rachel she will regret it if she doesn't go. When a stranger at her father's funeral delivers an odd gift and an apology, Rac

May 25, 2017
From duke till dawn by Leigh, Eva, author. From duke till dawn

"Years ago, the Duke of Greyland gave his heart--and a princely sum of money--to a charming, destitute widow with unparalleled beauty. But after one passionate night, she slipped from his bed and vanished without a trace. And just when he's given up hope of ever seeing her again, Greyland finds her managing a gaming hell. He's desperate to have her... until he discovers everything about his long-lost lover was a lie. In truth, Cassandra Blake grew up on the streets, picking pockets to survive. G

May 25, 2017
Forbidden promises by Robert, Katee, author. Forbidden promises

Sloan O'Malley just left her entire world behind-her family, her wealth, and even her real name. For the first time in her life, she's free. She can live the "normal" life she's always wanted. A life without fear. But there's nothing safe about her intensely sexy next-door neighbor. Jude MacNamara has no room for innocence in his life. Only revenge. Still, he's never been able to walk away from the forbidden, and Sloan--who is every inch of pure, mouthwatering temptation--has forbidden written a

May 25, 2017
Dying breath by Graham, Heather, author. Dying breath

As a teenager, Vickie Preston survived an attack by a serial killer. That was the first time she saw a ghost. Now the city of Boston is being terrorized - someone is kidnapping women and burying them alive, but cruelly leaving a glimmer of hope for the authorities by sending a clue about their location. Vickie is pulled into the investigation when her name is mentioned in one of the notes. And as a historian, she has the knowledge to help uncover the graves the killer known as the Undertaker is

May 25, 2017
Black mad wheel by Malerman, Josh, author. Black mad wheel

The Danes--the band known as the "Darlings of Detroit"--are washed up and desperate for inspiration, eager to once again have a number one hit. That is, until an agent from the US Army approaches them. Will they travel to an African desert and track down the source of a mysterious and malevolent sound? Under the guidance of their front man, Philip Tonka, the Danes embark on a harrowing journey through the scorching desert--a trip that takes Tonka into the heart of an ominous and twisted conspira

May 25, 2017
Beyond reason by Martin, Kat, author. Beyond reason

Five weeks ago Carly Drake stood at her grandfather's grave. Now she's burying Drake Trucking's top driver, and the cops have no leads on the hijacking or murder. Faced with bankruptcy, phone threats and the fear of failure, Carly has to team up with the last man she wants to owe--Lincoln Cain. Cain is magnetic, powerful, controlling--and hiding more than one secret. He promised Carly's granddad he'd protect her. The old man took a chance on him when he was nothing but a kid with a record, and n

May 25, 2017
Amish brides by Amish brides

"Three brides prepare for their weddings according to uniquely Amish traditions in three novella"--

May 25, 2017
About a dog by McKinlay, Jenn, author. About a dog

Mackenzie "Mac" Harris fled her hometown of Bluff Point, Maine, after being left at the altar--and seeking solace in the arms of her best friend's off-limits brother. Now, seven years later, she's back to attend her best friend's wedding--safe, or so she thinks, from the mistakes of her youth. But Gavin Tolliver has never forgotten the woman who has always held his heart. And when Mac rescues a stray puppy named Tulip, only Gavin, the town's veterinarian, can help. With a little assistance from

May 25, 2017
With you always by Hedlund, Jody, author. With you always

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May 26, 2017
Under a summer sky - a Savannah romance by Carlson, Melody, author. Under a summer sky - a Savannah romance

High school art teacher Nicole Anderson is looking forward to a relaxing summer in Savannah, house-sitting and managing an art gallery for a family friend. The house is luxurious in a way that only old money could make it, and the gallery promises interesting days in a gorgeous setting. Yet it isn't long before her ideal summer turns into more than she bargained for: a snooty gallery employee who's determined to force her out, a displaced adolescent roosting in the attic, and two of Nicole's clo

May 26, 2017
Trophy son - a novel by Brunt, Douglas, author. Trophy son - a novel

"The third novel by New York Times bestselling author Douglas Brunt, Trophy Son tells the story of tennis prodigy Anton Stratis, from an isolated childhood of grueling practice under the eye of his obsessed father, to his dramatic rise through the intensely competitive world of professional tennis. Written with an insider knowledge of the tennis circuit, Trophy Son explores a young man striving to find balance in his life, navigating moral compromises, performance-enhancing drugs, and the elusiv

May 26, 2017
Tom Clancy's Op-Center. Dark zone by Galdorisi, George, Rovin, Jeff author. Tom Clancy's Op-Center. Dark zone

"The brutal murder of an undercover agent reveals a plot to incite a full-fledged war between Russia and Ukraine" -- Back cover.

May 26, 2017
The reluctant highlander - a Highland romance by Scott, Amanda, 1944- author. The reluctant highlander - a Highland romance

Ordinarily, Lady Fiona Ormiston wouldn’t think of forming an alliance with an ungroomed, barbaric Highlander, despite the protection he offers. But now, by request of the king, Sir Adham MacFinlagh, a brazen stranger and outsider unlike anyone she has met before, is to be her husband. Torn from solitude and the comfort of her family to make a home with the rugged knight, Fiona surrenders to Adham’s powerfully passionate—and shockingly tender—touch, only to discover her new husband’s family ties

May 26, 2017
Perdition by Reid, R. Jean, 1955- author. Perdition

What happens when a killer who can't be caught threatens to kill your children next? A town and a mother are forced to confront their worst fears in this hair-raising suspense novel from the author of Roots of Murder. Newly widowed mother Nell McGraw struggles with her outsider status as she runs the newspaper founded by her husband's grandfather. But a paper can't turn away from the stories that others ignore, like the body of a child found in the Gulf. At first it seems tragic, a child lost be

May 26, 2017
Naomi's hope by Drexler, Jan, author. Naomi's hope

Despite growing pains in her 1846 Amish community in Indiana, Naomi Schrock has settled into a comfortable life in her parents' home with her adopted son, Davey. Surrounded by family and friends, she tries not to think about the fact that she's not at the top of any man's list of potential wives. Yet when Cap Stoltzfus moves into the area and befriends Davey, Naomi finds herself caught between the plans she has made for her future and the tantalizing thought that Cap might be part of a life she

May 26, 2017
The lost history of stars by Boling, Dave, author. The lost history of stars

"From a forgotten moment in history comes an inspiring novel about finding strength and courage in the most unimaginable places. Fourteen-year-old Lettie and her family are Afrikaners, Dutch settlers in turn-of-the-century southern Africa. When the British Empire wages a brief but brutal two-year war against them, Afrikaner forces will lose thirty-five hundred soldiers, but the toll on Dutch women and children will be eight times greater. Now a footnote, this period in history bears one particul

May 26, 2017
High as the heavens by Breslin, Kate, author. High as the heavens

Page-Turning Intrigue and Romance from an Up-and-Coming Historical Romance Talent In 1917, Evelyn Marche is just one of many women who has been widowed by the war. A British nurse trapped in German-occupied Brussels, she spends her days working at a hospital and her nights as a waitress in her aunt and uncle's cafE. Eve also has a carefully guarded secret keeping her in constant danger: She's a spy working for a Belgian resistance group in league with the British Secret Service. When a British p

May 26, 2017
Heartbreaker - stories by Meijer, Maryse, 1982- author. Heartbreaker - stories

"In her debut story collection, Heartbreaker, Maryse Meijer, flashlight in hand, goes deep into the darkest rooms of the psyche. With gorgeously restrained and exacting prose that packs a cumulatively devastating punch, she unapologetically unmasks the violence we are willing to perform upon one another in the name of love and loneliness and the unremitting desire to survive. In doing so, she lights societal convention and reader expectation on fire, exploring the darker emotional truths surroun

May 26, 2017
Heart on the line by Witemeyer, Karen, author. Heart on the line

Grace Mallory is tired of running, of hiding. But when an old friend sends an after-hours telegraph transmission warning Grace that the man who has hunted her for nearly a year has discovered her location, she fears she has no choice. She can't let the villain she believes responsible for her father's death release his wrath in Harper's Station, the town that has sheltered her and blessed her with the dearest friends she's ever known. Amos Bledsoe prefers bicycles to horses and private conversat

May 26, 2017
Freedom's price - a novel by Johnson, Christine (Christine Elizabeth), author. Freedom's price - a novel

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May 26, 2017
Florence in ecstasy - a novel by Chaffee, Jessie. Florence in ecstasy - a novel

A young American woman arrives in Florence from Boston, knowing no one and speaking little Italian. But Hannah is isolated in a more profound way, estranged from her own identity after a bout with starvation that has left her life and body in ruins. She is determined to recover in Florence, a city saturated with beauty, vitality, and food?as well as a dangerous history of sainthood for women who starved themselves for God. Hannah joins a local rowing club, where Francesca, a welcoming but predat

May 26, 2017
First love - a novel by Riley, Gwendoline, 1979- author. First love - a novel

Rendered in dazzling prose, First Love is an account of the relationship between two catastrophically ill-suited people walking a precarious line between relative calm and explosive confrontation.

May 26, 2017
A fine retribution - an Alan Lewrie naval adventure by Lambdin, Dewey, author. A fine retribution - an Alan Lewrie naval adventure

"Dewey Lambdin is the reigning master of maritime fiction, celebrated as the heir to Patrick O'Brian and C.S. Forester. For over twenty years, his devoted fans have followed the adventures of Alan Lewrie, Royal Navy, from his days as a midshipman to captain of his own ship and, though on somewhat dubious grounds, a baronetcy. Summer, 1809, and Captain Alan Lewrie, RN, wins fame, glory, and prize-money leading his squadron to victory over four French frigates. Battle damage, though, costs Lewrie

May 26, 2017
Dockside by Wiggs, Susan, author. Dockside

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May 26, 2017
Dark deception by Mehl, Nancy, author. Dark deception

Four years ago Kate O'Brien and her twin sister were attacked by a serial killer. Only Kate survived, and it was her drawing of the attacker-- along with last-minute evidence-- that convicted the suspect. She's been in witness protection ever since. When new evidence suggests the convicted man isn't the murderer, Kate is subpoenaed to testify in the new trial. Deputy U.S. Marshal Tony DeLuca accepts the assignment to bring Kate to the trial, remembering how her strength impressed him. While in S

May 26, 2017
The captain's daughter by Delamere, Jennifer, author. The captain's daughter

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May 26, 2017
Among the lesser gods - a novel by Catts, Margo, author. Among the lesser gods - a novel

"For fans of authors like Barbara Kingsolver and Leif Enger, a stunning new voice in contemporary literary fiction. "Tragedy and blessing. Leave them alone long enough, and it gets real hard to tell them apart." Elena Alvarez is living a cursed life. From the deadly fire she accidentally set as a child, to her mother's abandonment, and now to an unwanted pregnancy, she knows better than most that small actions can have terrible consequences. Driven to the high mountains surrounding Leadville,

May 26, 2017
With this ring by Quick, Amanda. With this ring

Beatrice Poole is on a mission to discover one of the missing Forbidden Rings of Aphrodite and enlists the aid of an eccentric and reclusive monk.

May 27, 2017
Until you by Swank, Denise Grover, author. Until you

Workaholic Lanie Rogers lives a completely nomadic lifestyle. Her job keeps her on the move, and relationships are a complication she doesn't need. That is, until she meets Mr. Tall, Dark, and Hotness at a pre-wedding party. Complicated? Maybe. But lately, Lanie's life has been missing a little something---and sexy playboy Tyler Norris offers something she definitely can't refuse. Tyler has always been a little too popular with women for his own good. Ever since he and his buddies vowed to remai

May 27, 2017
The twenty days of Turin by De Maria, Giorgio, author. The twenty days of Turin

In the spare wing of a church-run sanatorium, some zealous youths create "the Library," a space where lonely citizens can read one anothers personal diaries and connect with like-minded souls in "dialogues across the ether." But when their scribblings devolve into the ugliest confessions of the macabre, the Librarys users learn too late that a malicious force has consumed their privacy and their sanity. As the city of Turin suffers a twenty-day "phenomenon of collective psychosis" culminating in

May 27, 2017
Three fates by Roberts, Nora. Three fates

When a priceless family heirloom is stolen, Malachi, Gideon, and Rebecca Sullivan embark on a mission to recover the treasure and make their fortune.

May 27, 2017
This heart of mine by Phillips, Susan Elizabeth. This heart of mine

Molly Somerville is a successful children's book author who has a crush on pro football star Kevin Tucker--a man who can't even remember her name. Molly's life turns when she and Kevin are stranded in a paradise called Wind Lake. There, Molly and Kevin battle their attraction and each other as they face one of life's most important lessons.

May 27, 2017
Strawberry summer by Brayden, Melissa, author. Strawberry summer

"Margaret Beringer didn’t have an easy adolescence. She hated her name, was less than popular in school, and was always cast aside as a “farm kid.” However, with the arrival of Courtney Carrington, Margaret’s youth sparked into color. Courtney was smart, beautiful, and put together—everything Margaret wasn’t. Who would have imagined that they’d fit together so perfectly? But first loves can scar. Margaret hasn’t seen Courtney in years and that’s f

May 27, 2017
Secret hearts by Radclyffe, 1950- Secret hearts

Kip Kensington owes four hundred hours of community service for a joyride gone wrong. Jordan Rice has no time for younger women with trouble written all over them no matter how sexy they might be, even if she is in desperate need of more hands--and more funds--to keep her community garden project alive. Kip's past follows her into Jordan's carefully constructed, and safe, world, disrupting Jordan's orderly life and threatening to uncover all the secrets she'd locked away.

May 27, 2017
A royal invitation by Roberts, Nora, author. A royal invitation

In "The Playboy Prince," Prince Bennett loses his heart to a mysterious beauty, and in "Cordina's Crown Jewel," Camilla de Cordina, masquerading as Camilla MacGee, flees her royal family and works for a handsome archaeologist. --Publisher

May 27, 2017
A royal affair by Roberts, Nora. A royal affair

Affaire Royale: "Princess Gabriella has escaped captivity, but she's lost her memory and her kidnappers are still at large. She needs a bodyguard, and brash American Reeve MacGee is the perfect man for the job. The handsome ex-cop can handle anything--except falling for the stunning, vulnerable woman in his care..." -- Page [4] cover.

May 27, 2017
Owl and the electric samurai by Charish, Kristi, author. Owl and the electric samurai

"The International Archaeology Association (IAA) is responsible for keeping all things supernatural under wraps. They're also responsible for ruining the promising archaeology career of Alix Hiboux, better known as Owl. Needless to say, Owl's still a little sore about that. Just to keep Owl's life lively, the IAA has opened a bounty on the two designers of World Quest, the online RPG that is much, much more than it seems. Owl needs to locate the notorious gaming duo before the other mercenaries

May 27, 2017
Nico by Castille, Sarah, author. Nico

Las Vegas Mafia boss Nico Toscani is used to getting what he wants, whether it is having the City of Sin under his rule or a beautiful woman in his bed. But when he meets his match in the gorgeous, headstrong Mia Cordano, the daughter of a rival crime lord, all bets are off ...

May 27, 2017
Make your own pure mineral makeup - 79 easy hypoallergenic recipes for radiant beauty by Anderson, Heather (Heather Iris), author. Make your own pure mineral makeup - 79 easy hypoallergenic recipes for radiant beauty

May 27, 2017
Kingdom of the young - fiction with a nonfiction coda by Meidav, Edie, 1967- author. Kingdom of the young - fiction with a nonfiction coda

""Ambitious, original, deliciously philosophical. Kingdom of the Young invites comparison to the cro^nicas of Clarice Lispector and the fabulas of Italo Calvino."--Carolyn Cooke, author of Daughters of the Revolution The dynamic characters in Kingdom of the Young are searching: for adventure, work, love, absolution, better chances elsewhere. In a symphonic stream of consciousness, a fanatical child army loses faith in its commander as he ages unforgivably into his thirties. A woman possessed wit

May 27, 2017
Just one touch - a slow burn novel by Banks, Maya, author. Just one touch - a slow burn novel

"Raised in a strict religious cult since she was a young girl, Jenna has no connection to the outside world beyond vague flashes of memory that seem to be from another life. Memories she clings to when the cult leaders discover her extraordinary ability to heal--and punish her. Years held captive and forced to do the cult's bidding have turned Jenna into a meek, timid woman…or so they think. In truth, she is merely biding her time, waiting for the perfect moment to escape. When a terrifie

May 27, 2017
I thee wed by Quick, Amanda. I thee wed

At Ware Castle, lady companion Emma Greyson ducks into a cupboard to avoid a lecher, and who should she meet hiding there, but the dashing Lord Edison Stokes. He is in the castle on a secret mission and together they solve a murder.

May 27, 2017
Hopeless romantic by Gideon, Francis, author. Hopeless romantic

Nick Fraser is a true romantic. He wants the guy instead of the girl, but other than that, he wants everything his favorite rom-coms depict: the courtship, the passionate first kiss, the fairy-tale wedding. But after breaking up with the love of his life, Nick wonders if anything fairy-tale will ever happen for him. Then he meets Katie, who's just like a rom-com heroine. She's sharp, funny, sweet, and as into music and punk culture as Nick is. What's more, he's incredibly attracted to her -- eve

May 27, 2017
Honeysuckle summer by Woods, Sherryl. Honeysuckle summer

"Her devastating marriage behind her, Raylene Hammond is truly thankful for her best friends, the Sweet Magnolias. They've taken her in, shielding her from the world. Then she meets sheriff's deputy Carter Rollins, and suddenly Raylene's haven no longer feels quite so safe. Carter understands why Raylene is trapped inside. He's even taken to bringing the outside world to her. But with two kid sisters to raise, just how much time can he devote to this woman who's stolen his heart? Raylene knows C

May 27, 2017
Heat lightning by Sandford, John, 1944 February 23- Heat lightning

Summoned by Lucas Davenport to investigate a pair of murders in which the victims are found with lemons in their mouths, Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension investigator Virgil Flowers struggles to find a connection that could prevent additional killings.

May 27, 2017
Have you any rogues? - a rhymes with love novella by Boyle, Elizabeth. Have you any rogues? - a rhymes with love novella

"The Seldons and Dales have been mortal enemies for centuries. But that hasn't stopped the roguish Crispin, Viscount Dale, and the impetuous Lady Henrietta Seldon from waging their own battle of the heart. Every stray glance, every chance encounter threatens to reveal the secret passion that keeps drawing them together. But finally, after years of flirting with disaster Crispin and Henrietta find themselves locked in a wine cellar, and now there is no denying the love and loyalties that have lur

May 27, 2017
Embrace on Brooklyn Bridge by Fishere, Ezzedine C., author. Embrace on Brooklyn Bridge

"On the eve of Salma's twenty-first birthday, scattered friends and family converge on New York for a celebration organized by Darwish, her obstinate grandfather. Each guest's journey to this fated gathering takes on an unexpected significance, as they find themselves revisiting the choices they have made in life, and rethinking their relationships with one another and the country in which they live. Traveling seamlessly between Cairo and the United States, Embrace on Brooklyn Bridge is a story

May 27, 2017
Doctor Sleep by Bell, Madison Smartt. Doctor Sleep

Adrian Strother, a London hypnotherapist who suffers from insomnia, is called upon to help find a serial killer who is targeting little girls.

May 27, 2017
Dark cities by Dark cities

In shadowy back alleys, crumbling brownstones, and gleaming skyscrapers, cities harbor unique forms of terror. Here lie malicious ghosts, cursed buildings, malignant deities, and personal demons of every kind.

May 27, 2017
Dangerously bad by Bradley, Eden, author. Dangerously bad

"From the author of Dangerously Broken comes the third novel in the Dangerous Romance trilogy. Being bad never felt so good ... Duff Stewart has two specialties: restoring vintage motorcycles and doing bad things to beautiful girls at New Orleans's most notorious BDSM club. There's no girl he'd rather get under his hands than the luscious Layla Chouset--but the Creole beauty sees herself as a Top. Layla has sworn off relationships with Dominant men, but the gorgeous Scotsman convinces her to sub

May 27, 2017
Charmed & enchanted by Roberts, Nora. Charmed & enchanted

In two tales of the Donovan family, Anastasia Donovan is afraid to reveal her true self to her intriguing new neighbor, Boone Sawyer, while Rowan Murray is fascinated by her enigmatic neighbor, Liam Donovan.

May 27, 2017
Cajun doctor - a cajun novel by Hill, Sandra (Fiction writer) Cajun doctor - a cajun novel

When the LeDeux matriarch, Tante Lulu, interferes in his love life, setting him up with local rich girl Samantha Starr, Dr. Daniel LeDeux is faced with a newly divorced woman who has sworn off men, especially doctors, until she needs his help getting her step-brother out of serious trouble.

May 27, 2017
The bravest thing by Lascarso, Laura, author. The bravest thing

"High school junior Berlin Webber is about to reap the fruits of his hard work and land a football scholarship--if he can keep his sexuality a secret from his best friend, Trent, and their homophobic coach. Then Hiroku Hayashi swerves into the high school parking lot on his tricked-out motorcycle like some sexy comic book villain, and Berlin knows he doesn't stand a chance. Hiroku is fleeing his sophisticated urban scene to recover from drug addiction and an abusive relationship when he arrives

May 27, 2017
The boss by De León, Aya (Novelist) The boss

After enduring brutal treatment as a sex worker, Tyesha becomes the director of a woman's health clinic and takes on mob bosses and strip club owners to stop women from being pressured into sex work.

May 27, 2017
Beneath the stars - a novel by Charles, Lynn, author. Beneath the stars - a novel

On the cusp of launching his fashion line for transmen and butch women, Sid Marneaux receives a life-altering phone call. His father, who raised his family alone, is in failing health. As he returns home, he wonders if he could lose the business he has spent most of his adult life building. What he could not have anticipated was meeting Eddie Garner, the city's new fire chief. After a heroic rescue, their romance sparks hot, launching into a swift affair. But Eddie is harboring his own burdens:

May 27, 2017
The absence of Evelyn - a novel by Townsend, Jackie, author. The absence of Evelyn - a novel

Newly divorced Rhonda, haunted by her sister Evelyn's ghost, travels to an old palazzo in Rome to confront Marco, the man who stole her sister's heart only to find out he's vanished in the wake of Evelyn's death. Meanwhile, Rhonda's nineteen-year-old daughter Olivia, adopted by Rhonda at birth, travels to the mysterious and lush waters of northern Vietnam, where she's been summoned by the missing Marco, a man she only knows from her parents whispers, a man she has never met or seen. Soon, truths

May 27, 2017