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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
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
The use of fame - a novel by Nixon, Cornelia, author. The use of fame - a novel

"Cornelia Nixon brings to life a story that challenges the role of class in academia and America, that questions the limits of language and the boundaries of love. Abigail McCormick and Ray Stark are both poets, married nearly twenty-five years in what has always been a passionate relationship despite deep class differences. Ray is the son of West Virginia coal miners; contemptuous, riotous, too wrapped up in the hallowed halls of the Ivy League, sure that he'll soon receive a more distinguished

May 20, 2017
Sealskin by Bristow, Su, 1956- author. Sealskin

"What happens when magic collides with reality? Donald is a young fisherman, eking out a lonely living on the west coast of Scotland. One night he witnesses something miraculous and makes a terrible mistake. His action changes lives; not only his own, but those of his family and the entire tightly knit community in which they live. Can he ever atone for the wrong he has done, and can love grow when its foundation is violence? Based on the legend of the selkies - seals who can transform into peop

May 20, 2017
Firewalker by James, Allyson. Firewalker

"Mick must face the dragon council for breaking their laws, and while he doesn't seem too worried about his upcoming trial, Janet will do anything to keep him safe. She'll need a little help from her friends, old and new: Nash and Coyote; Cassandra, a powerful witch turned hotel manager; Colby a sort-of-trustworthy dragon. But now a new, dark power is stirring in Magellan that Janet must face, but even more frightening, one is stirring within herself."--Author's website.

May 20, 2017
Blonde hair, blue eyes - a short story by Slaughter, Karin, 1971- author. Blonde hair, blue eyes - a short story

A beautiful young girl was walking down the street -- when suddenly... Julia Carroll knows that too many stories start that way. A beautiful and intelligent nineteen-year-old college freshman, she should be carefree. But instead she is frightened -- because girls are disappearing without a trace. Fellow student Beatrice Oliver and a homeless woman called Mona-No-Name are missing, both gone after being snatched off the street. Julia is determined to discover the reason behind their disappearances

May 20, 2017
Behind the mask - an anthology of heroic proportions by Behind the mask - an anthology of heroic proportions

"Behind the Mask is a multi-author collection with stories by award-winning authors Kelly Link, Cat Rambo, Carrie Vaughn, Seanan McGuire, Lavie Tidhar, Sarah Pinsker, Keith Rosson, Kate Marshall, Chris Large and others. It is partially a prose nod to the comic world―the bombast, the larger-than-life, the save-the-worlds and the calls-to-adventure. But it’s also a spotlight on the more intimate side of the genre. The hopes and dreams of our cape-clad heroes. The regrets and longings

May 20, 2017
The Australian - a novel by Smith-Stevens, Emma, 1982- author. The Australian - a novel

"In her humorous and emotionally resonant debut, Emma Smith-Stevens follows the exploits and evolution of a young man - known only as "the Australian"--Over the course of a dozen years, from his time posing for tourist photos as Superman to his life in New York, chasing fame and fortune. Married to a woman he barely knows and struggling to forge a relationship with his son, the Australian travels between the U.S. and Melbourne, seeking to reconnect with his deceased parents through his father's

May 20, 2017
Yesterday by Yap, Felicia, author. Yesterday

"How do you solve a murder when you can only remember yesterday? Imagine a world in which classes are divided not by wealth or religion but by how much each group can remember. Monos, the majority, have only one day's worth of memory; elite Duos have two.In this stratified society, where Monos are excluded from holding high office and demanding jobs, Claire and Mark are a rare mixed marriage. Clare is a conscientious Mono housewife, Mark a novelist-turned-politician Duo on the rise. They are a s

May 19, 2017