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The cancer whisperer - finding courage, direction, and the unlikely gifts of cancer by Sabbage, Sophie, author. The cancer whisperer - finding courage, direction, and the unlikely gifts of cancer

Feb 16, 2017
Brazen - a Valentino mystery by Estleman, Loren D., author. Brazen - a Valentino mystery

"A killer is reenacting the deaths of Hollywood's blond bombshells, and Valentino must stop him before it's too late in Loren D. Estleman's Brazen. UCLA film archivist and sometime film detective Valentino doesn't take friend and former actress Beata Limerick very seriously when she tells him that she quit acting because of the curse on blond actresses. Marilyn Monroe, Jayne Mansfield, Thelma Todd, Sharon Tate... they all had more fun, but none of them made it out of the business alive, and acco

Feb 16, 2017
The bear and the nightingale by Arden, Katherine, author. The bear and the nightingale

"At the edge of the Russian wilderness, Vasilisa spends the winter nights huddled near the fire with her siblings, listening to her nurse's fairy tales. She loves the chilling story of Frost, the winter demon, who claims unwary souls. Wise Russians fear him and honor the spirits of house, yard, and forest that protect their homes from evil. After Vasilisa's mother dies, her father goes to Moscow and brings home a new wife. Fiercely devout, city-bred, Vasilisa's stepmother forbids her family from

Feb 16, 2017
Waves of mercy by Austin, Lynn N., author. Waves of mercy

Geesje de Jonge crossed the ocean at age seventeen with her parents and a small group of immigrants from the Netherlands to settle in the Michigan wilderness. Fifty years later, in 1897, she's asked to write a memoir of her early experiences as the town celebrates its anniversary. Reluctant at first, she soon uncovers memories and emotions hidden all these years, including the story of her one true love. At the nearby Hotel Ottawa Resort on the shore of Lake Michigan, twenty-three-year-old Anna

Feb 15, 2017
A portrait of Emily Price by Reay, Katherine, 1970- author. A portrait of Emily Price

"Art restorer Emily Price has never encountered anything she can't fix--until she meets Ben, an Italian chef, who seems just right. When Emily follows Ben home to Italy, she learns that his family, however, is another matter"--

Feb 15, 2017
News of the world by Jiles, Paulette, 1943- author. News of the world

In the wake of the Civil War, Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd travels through northern Texas, giving live readings from newspapers to paying audiences hungry for news of the world. An elderly widower who has lived through three wars and fought in two of them, the captain enjoys his rootless, solitary existence. In Wichita Falls, he is offered a $50 gold piece to deliver a young orphan to her relatives in San Antonio. Four years earlier, a band of Kiowa raiders killed Johanna's parents and sister; sp

Feb 15, 2017
The girl from the train by Joubert, Irma, author. The girl from the train

Six-year-old Gretl Schmidt is on a train bound for Aushwitz. Jakob Kowalski is planting a bomb on the tracks. As World War II draws to a close, Jakob fights with the Polish resistance against the crushing forces of Germany and Russia. They intend to destroy a German troop transport, but Gretl's unscheduled train reaches the bomb first. Gretl is the only survivor. Though spared from the concentration camp, the orphaned German Jew finds herself lost in a country hostile to her people. When Jakob d

Feb 15, 2017
The garden of lamentations by Crombie, Deborah, author. The garden of lamentations

While Gemma James investigates the murder of a young nanny who appears to be one of a series of victims, Duncan Kincaid uncovers disturbing information about seemingly unrelated cases that may be putting his friends and family in mortal dange

Feb 15, 2017
The first ladies by Caroli, Betty Boyd. The first ladies

Betty Boyd Caroli's engrossing and informative First Ladies is both a captivating read and an essential resource for anyone interested in the role of America's First Ladies. This expanded and updated fourth edition includes Laura Bush's tenure, Hillary Clinton's 2008 presidential bid, and an in-depth look at Michelle Obama, one of the most charismatic and appealing First Ladies in recent history. Covering all forty-one women from Martha Washington to Michelle Obama and including the daughters, d

Feb 15, 2017
Another Brooklyn by Woodson, Jacqueline, author. Another Brooklyn

When August, an anthropologist who has studied the funeral traditions of different cultures, revisits her old neighborhood after her father's death, her reunion with a brother and a chance encounter with an old friend bring back a flood of childhood memories. Flashbacks depict the isolation she felt moving from rural Tennessee to New York and show how her later years were influenced by the black power movement, nearby street violence, her father's religious conversion, and her mother's haunting

Feb 15, 2017
The twenty-three - a Promise Falls novel by Barclay, Linwood, author. The twenty-three - a Promise Falls novel

Feb 14, 2017
To capture what we cannot keep by Colin, Beatrice, author. To capture what we cannot keep

To be in Paris to witness the construction of the Eiffel Tower is a magnificent occasion: to have a hand, however small, in its building, even better. Jamie Arrol, the nephew of a successful Scottish engineer, talks himself into an apprenticeship. His sister, Alice, and their chaperone, Caitriona Wallace, travel with him, for it is just possible that -Alice might find an acceptable husband in the City of Light. And what of Cait, a widow only too happy to escape penury and the gloom of Scotland f

Feb 14, 2017
Thank you for being late - an optimist's guide to thriving in the age of accelerations by Friedman, Thomas L., author. Thank you for being late - an optimist's guide to thriving in the age of accelerations

adapted from book jacket.

Feb 14, 2017
The tea planter's wife by Jefferies, Dinah, 1948- author. The tea planter's wife

"In 1920s Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), a young Englishwoman marries a charming tea plantation owner and widower, only to discover he's keeping terrible secrets about his past, including what happened to his first wife, that lead to devastating consequences"--Adapted from publisher description. 1920s Ceylon (now Sri Lanka). Gwendolyn, a young Englishwoman, marries Laurence, an older widower and tea plantation owner. At first Gwen finds it hard to adjust to the customs and racial issues, but on discove

Feb 14, 2017
Someone to hold - a Westcott novel by Balogh, Mary, author. Someone to hold - a Westcott novel

Camille Westcott, who has been declared illegitimate and without a title, moves to Bath to teach at an orphanage, where she meets artist Joel Cunningham, for whom she feels a mutual contempt until things take a passionate turn.

Feb 14, 2017
Robert B. Parker's Revelation by Knott, Robert, 1954- author. Robert B. Parker's Revelation

Territorial marshals Virgil Cole and Everett Hitch figured things had finally settled down in Appaloosa when Boston Bill Black's murder charge was dropped. But all that changed when Augustus Noble Driggs was transferred to a stateside penitentiary just across the border from Mexico. Square-jawed, handsome, and built like a muscled thoroughbred stallion, Driggs manages to intimidate everyone inside the prison walls, including the upstart young warden. In a haunting twist of fate, Driggs and a pac

Feb 14, 2017
The river at night by Ferencik, Erica, author. The river at night

Feb 14, 2017
A perilous undertaking - a Veronica Speedwell mystery by Raybourn, Deanna, author. A perilous undertaking - a Veronica Speedwell mystery

"Veronica Speedwell returns in a brand new adventure from Deanna Raybourn, the New York Times bestselling author of the Lady Julia Grey mysteries. London, 1887. Victorian adventuress and butterfly hunter Veronica Speedwell receives an invitation to visit the Curiosity Club, a ladies-only establishment for daring and intrepid women. There she meets the mysterious Lady Sundridge, who begs her to take on an impossible task saving society art patron Miles Ramsforth from execution. Accused of the bru

Feb 14, 2017
The nowhere man - an Orphan X novel by Hurwitz, Gregg Andrew, author. The nowhere man - an Orphan X novel

Feb 14, 2017
The newcomer by Fisher, Suzanne Woods, author. The newcomer

Feb 14, 2017

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