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The dangerous ladies affair by Muller, Marcia, author. The dangerous ladies affair

For the firm of Carpenter and Quincannon, Professional Detective Services, stopping extortionists is not only grand, but excitingly lucrative.When a pleasant afternoon's bicycling through Golden Gate Park with a friend ends with the revelation of threatening letters, followed by a gunshot in a mansion garden, Sabina Carpenter knows this is a case that demands her immediate and undivided attention.The questions her partner John Quincannon has to unravel are not difficult: Wrixton, a wealthy banke

Feb 16, 2017
Coffin road by May, Peter, 1951- author. Coffin road

In his latest mystery set in Scotland and the Outer Hebrides, award-winning author Peter May spins a tale about three disparate cases that may or may not be linked...On the remote Isle of Harris in Scotland's Outer Hebrides, a man washes up on a deserted beach, hypothermic and completely disoriented. He has no idea who he is or how he got there. The only clue to his condition is a map of the island showing a desolate, ancient path called the Coffin Road. With a sense of dread and no clear idea w

Feb 16, 2017
The chocolate bunny brouhaha - a chocoholic mystery by Carl, JoAnna, author. The chocolate bunny brouhaha - a chocoholic mystery

"The approach of Easter means a rush of business at TenHuis Chocolade, and Lee and her aunt Nettie need all the help they can get to make their famous chocolate bunnies and eggs. Unfortunately, new hire Bunny Birdsong is a klutzy basket case, dropping everything she picks up. But to Lee's surprise, she's a wiz with computers and fixing the store's Web site so they decide to keep her. However, Bunny receives a few visitors they could do without: Her ex-husband, Beau; his wealthy aunt Abigail; and

Feb 16, 2017
The cherished quilt by Clipston, Amy, author. The cherished quilt

Tragedy tore Christopher s world apart. But Emily believes there are enough pieces left behind to stitch together a beautiful new beginning. Emily Fisher is eager to meet the new employee at her father s shop in Bird-in-Hand, Pennsylvania. But when Christopher Hochstetler arrives, his cold demeanor freezes her attempts at building a friendship. Longing for a fresh start, Christopher travels from Ohio to Bird-in-Hand to work at his uncle s shop. Christopher s heart is still wounded from memories

Feb 16, 2017
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

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