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A wedding tail by Griffin, Casey (Novelist), author. A wedding tail

Wedding planner Zoe Plum has brides from all walks of life vying for her services. The only problem is happily-single Zoe doesn't actually enjoy weddings--but that might change when she meets the singer of a local band playing at one of her weddings. His name is Levi Dolson and he's too gorgeous for his own good. And now he's gone ahead and charmed her new dachshund. . . It's no secret that Zoe doesn't believe in fairy tales, but that doesn't stop her from wanting to make sweet music with Levi.

Aug 16, 2017
The watcher by Jewel, Bella, author. The watcher

Seven years ago, Marlie Jacobson was kidnapped by a serial killer-and lived to tell about it. But it was actually her mother who told the story, in a bestselling book that made Marlie famous. Today, she's known as the girl who slayed a killer. The one who got away. Now, there's just one thing Marlie wants to get away from: her past. But when her little sister disappears, her worst fears come rushing back-with a vengeance. Kenai Michelson is a world-renowned investigator. Dark, brooding, and dang

Aug 16, 2017
The tin men by Frayn, Michael. The tin men

"The William Morris Institute of Automation Research is working hard to simplify our lives by programming computers to carry out life's routine tasks. Whether it's resolving ethical dilemmas, writing pornographic novels, saying prayers, or watching sports, these automation experts are developing machines to handle it all, enabling us to enjoy more free time. But when it's announced that the Queen will be paying a royal visit and the Institute's madcap bunch of researchers decide to program the c

Aug 16, 2017
The Time Eater by French, Aaron J., author. The Time Eater

"When Roger Borough receives an unexpected call from a mysterious woman, he is summoned into the past by news that an old college friend is dying. When he encounters James Steiner again the floodgates of his unconscious become unlocked, releasing a deluge of memories and fears he has worked hard to forget. But that's not all. Their reunion also unearths a secret, a ritual from their shared past that awakened an entity so vast, so outside of space and time, that it shattered their youthful realit

Aug 16, 2017
The sky-liners ; Galloway by L'Amour, Louis, 1908-1988. The sky-liners ; Galloway

Galloway: Trouble was following Flagan Sackett with a vengeance. Captured and tortured by a band of Apaches, he escaped into the rugged San Juan country, where he managed to stay alive until his brother Galloway could find him. But the brothers were about to find worse trouble ahead. Their plan to establish a ranch angered the Dunn clan, who had decided that the vast range would be theirs alone. Now Galloway and Flagan would face an enemy who killed for sport - but as long as other Sacketts live

Aug 16, 2017
The sixth station by Stasi, Linda. The sixth station

Some say Demiel ben Yusef is the world's most dangerous terrorist, personally responsible for bombings and riots that have claimed the lives of thousands. Others insist he is a man of peace, a miracle worker ... even the Son of God. His United Nations trial in New York City for crimes against humanity attracts mobs of protestors, as well as media from around the world. Feisty reporter Alessandra Russo is covering the tribunal and hoping for a story. But when ben Yusef approaches her in the crowd

Aug 16, 2017
The shape of bones by Galera, Daniel, 1979- author. The shape of bones

"A man rises at 5 a.m. and leaves his home. He does not wake his wife or child to bid them goodbye. He starts his car - an SUV filled with survival gear - but does not drive to his friend's house as planned. Instead he glides through the sleeping streets of Porto Alegre, haunted by ghosts of himself: the fearless boy riding a battered stunt bike, the silent adolescent fascinated by bodies and violence, the obsessive young surgeon, the distant husband. As the dawn comes on and people slowly fill

Aug 16, 2017
Pinkerton's gold by Nicholson, Thom, author. Pinkerton's gold

Someone's stealing gold shipments in Colorado. John Whyte, ace Pinkerton detective, is tasked to find the culprits and bring them to justice. He is joined by his friends and associates: Khan Singh, his loyal Sikh manservant from his service for the Queen in India, who followed him to America and fought at his side in the Civil War; and Curly Bill Williams, his American friend from Texas. John investigates the string of brutal robberies of gold shipments from the mines in central Colorado en rout

Aug 16, 2017
Never dare a dragon / Ashlyn Chase. by Chase, Ashlyn, author. Never dare a dragon / Ashlyn Chase.

You think it's tough being a dragon? It's a piece of cake compared to being a phoenix shifter. Dragon shifters just have to worry about accidentally setting their stuff (or a loved one) on fire. A phoenix can rise from the ashes, but then they have to start over... as if growing up once wasn't tough enough. Meet Lt. Jayce Fierro of the Boston Fire Department, and Kristine Scott of the FDNY. A long-distance relationship could never work - especially not with the secrets they're keeping. But when

Aug 16, 2017
Mother Mason by Aldrich, Bess Streeter, 1881-1954. Mother Mason

Bess Streeter Aldrich is known for her portrayals of wise and witty women whose identities are strengthened, not smothered, in the bosom of the family. Molly Mason, fifty-two, is the devoted wife of the bank president, mother of four fun-loving Masons, and a reliable standby for the library board, missionary society, and the women's clubs. She has a hand in everything that happens in her midwestern town. In fact, Mother Mason never has any time to do just as she likes. Then one day she makes a h

Aug 16, 2017
The lost vampire by Baxter, Kate (Paranormal fiction writer), author. The lost vampire

Once one of the oldest dhampirs in existence, Saeed now faces a treacherously uncertain future as a vampire. He believes that the only thing that can restore his position within his coven and tether his lost soul is the flame-haired fae who is destined to be his mate. Cerys Bain is a soul thief. She is feared by those who dwell in the supernatural realm―and hopelessly bound to the ruthless mage Rinieri de Rege. The raw, sensual vampire who enters her world is both a threat and an intoxic

Aug 16, 2017
Lies, damned lies, and history by Taylor, Jodi, author. Lies, damned lies, and history

"Behind the seemingly innocuous facade of St. Mary's Institute of Historical Research, a different kind of academic work is taking place. Just don't call it "time travel"--These historians "investigate major historical events in contemporary time." And they aren't your harmless eccentrics either; a more accurate description, as they ricochet around history, might be unintentional disaster-magnets. "I've done some stupid things in my time. I've been reckless. I've broken a few rules. But never be

Aug 16, 2017
A lantern in her hand by Aldrich, Bess Streeter, 1881-1954, author. A lantern in her hand

After marrying Will Deal and moving to Nebraska, Abbie endures the difficulties of frontier life and raises her children to pursue the ambitions that were once her own.

Aug 16, 2017
The island legacy by Saberton, Ruth. The island legacy

Daughter of a troubled artist, Nessa Penwellyn has always struggled to feel settled. Used to making her way alone, an unusual bequest turns her world upside down. With trepidation Ness exchanges life abroad for her Cornish inheritance, a crumbling castle on St Pirran Island, and solitude for her newly discovered relatives -- some more pleased to learn of her existence than others. Resentment, tension and mystery swirl around Pirran Island like deadly currents and the rocks beneath the sea are no

Aug 16, 2017
How to find love in a bookshop by Henry, Veronica, author. How to find love in a bookshop

"Nightingale Books, nestled on the main street in an idyllic little village, is a dream come true for book lovers--a cozy haven and welcoming getaway for the literary-minded locals. But owner Emilia Nightingale is struggling to keep the shop open after her beloved father's death, and the temptation to sell is getting stronger. The property developers are circling, yet Emilia's loyal customers have become like family, and she can't imagine breaking the promise she made to her father to keep the s

Aug 16, 2017
Home fire - a novel by Shamsie, Kamila, 1973- author. Home fire - a novel

"From an internationally acclaimed novelist, the suspenseful and heartbreaking story of a family ripped apart by secrets and driven to pit love against loyalty, with devastating consequences. Isma is free. After years of watching out for her younger siblings in the wake of their mother's death, an invitation from a mentor in America has allowed her to resume a dream long deferred. But she can't stop worrying about Aneeka, her beautiful, headstrong sister back in London, or their brother, Parvaiz

Aug 16, 2017
The future won't be long - a novel by Kobek, Jarett, author. The future won't be long - a novel

""A swirling, name-dropping, drug-fueled, hypersaturated whirlwind of a novel set against the New York City of the 1980s and '90s, Kobek's latest is a gritty coming-of-age story with quiet heart. An ode to a city--and an era--long gone." --Kirkus Reviews "Ambitious. Kobek crafts an electric tale, and the wilds of New York City during this intense time period provide a gritty, undeniably magnetic context." --Booklist A euphoric, provocative novel about friendship, sex, art, clubbing, and ambition

Aug 16, 2017
Ex libris - stories of librarians, libraries & lore by Ex libris - stories of librarians, libraries & lore

Portals to all the knowledge in the world, libraries are also created universes of multitude of imaginations. Librarians guide us to enlightenmentas well as serving as the captains, mages, and gatekeepers who open the doors to delight, speculation, wonder, and terror. This captivating compilation of science fiction and fantasy short fiction showcases stories of librarians -- mysterious curaors, heroic bibliognosts, arcane archivists, catalogers of very special collections and libraries: reposi

Aug 16, 2017
The Earth hums in B flat by Strachan, Mari. The Earth hums in B flat

Twelve-year-old Gwenni Morgan tries to escape her life and the family secrets she must bear through her dreams.

Aug 16, 2017
Double exposure by Jackson, Lisa, author. Double exposure

Gavin once loved Melanie--a long time ago. Returning to Taylor's Crossing, he wants only to forget her and the promises she broke the moment he left to secure their future. To Melanie, seeing the infamous world-class skier was like lightning striking again--thrilling but terrifying. There's passion--and bitterness. He thought she'd betrayed him, but he hadn't known of her desperation, hadn't known of the child they'd conceived. Dare she bare herself to his accusations...twice?

Aug 16, 2017

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