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  • Run for cover : a novel

    Run for cover : a novel2021

    by Michael Ledwidge

    Series: Michael Gannon Novels - #2

    (218)

    Summary: Seeking respite after a lethal entanglement, Michael Gannon takes refuge on a friend's isolated ranch in the wilds of Utah before teaming up with a tenacious FBI agent to investigate a suspicious death in the rocky foothills of Grand Teton.

    BOOK

    Call #: F LEDWIDGE

    Location: New Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Love and monsters [DVD]

    Love and monsters2021

    Summary: Seven years after monsters take over the world, Joel and the rest of humanity are forced to live underground. Believing he's lost everyone he has ever loved, Joel finds his high school sweetheart,...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD ACT/ADV LOVE

    Location: DVDs Action/Adventure

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Outlawed : a novel

    Outlawed : a novel2021

    by Anna North

    (20,255)

    Summary: The day of her wedding, 17-year-old Ada's life looks good; she loves her husband, and she loves working as an apprentice to her mother, a respected midwife. But after a year of marriage and no...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F NORTH

    Location: New Adult Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 2 details

  • Hench : a novel

    Hench : a novel2020

    by Natalie Zina Walschots

    (6,522)

    Summary: Anna does boring things for terrible people because even criminals need office help and she needs a job. As a temp, she's just a cog in the machine. But when she finally gets a promising assignment,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F WALSCHOTS

    Location: New Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • War Lord [CD book]

    War Lord2020

    by Bernard Cornwell

    Summary: The epic conclusion to The Last Kingdom series. England is under attack. Chaos reigns. Northumbria, the last kingdom, is threatened by armies from all sides, by land and sea, and only one man stands...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK F CORNWELL

    Location: New Adult CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The Hobbit [Playaway]

    The Hobbit2020

    by J. R. R. Tolkien

    Summary: Bilbo Baggins, a respectable, well-to-do hobbit, lives comfortably in his hobbit-hole until the day the wandering wizard Gandalf chooses him to take part in an adventure from which he may never return.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: PLAYAWAY F TOLKIEN

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Afterland

    Afterland2020

    by Lauren Beukes

    (2,597)

    Summary: Three years after a plague has wiped out the male population, twelve-year-old Miles is one of the last boys alive, and his mother, Cole, will protect him at all costs. On the run after a horrific act...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F BEUKES

    Location: Adult Displays - Front

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The ballad of songbirds and snakes [CD book]

    The ballad of songbirds and snakes2020

    by Suzanne Collins

    (216,312)

    Summary: It is the morning of the reaping that will kick off the tenth annual Hunger Games. In the Capitol, eighteen-year-old Coriolanus Snow is preparing for his one shot at glory as a mentor in the Games....  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: YA CD BOOK F COLLINS

    Location: YA CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Near dark : a thriller

    Near dark : a thriller2020

    by Brad Thor

    Series: Scot Harvath Thrillers - #20

    (9,644)

    Summary: The world's largest bounty has just been placed upon America|s top spy. His only hope for survival is to outwit, outrun, and outlast his enemies long enough to get to the truth. But for Scot Harvath...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F THOR

    Locations: Adult Fiction, Adult Displays - Front

    copies in: 0 of 2 details

  • Three hours in Paris

    Three hours in Paris2020

    by Cara Black

    (3,354)

    Summary: This is the story of Kate Rees, the young American markswoman who has been recruited by British intelligence to drop into Paris on the dangerous business of trying to assassinate the Fuhrer. A...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F BLACK

    Location: Adult Displays - Front

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Savage son : a thriller

    Savage son : a thriller2020

    by Jack Carr

    Series: Terminal List - #3

    (4,290)

    Summary: Deep in the wilds of Siberia, a woman is on the run, pursued by a man harboring secrets -- a man intent on killing her. A traitorous CIA officer has found refuge with the Russian mafia with designs...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F CARR

    Location: Adult Displays - Front

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • 88 names : a novel

    88 names : a novel2020

    by Matt Ruff

    (1,162)

    Summary: John Chu is a "sherpa" -- a paid guide to online role-playing games like the popular Call to Wizardry. For a fee, he and his crew will provide you with a top-flight character equipped with the best...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F RUFF

    Locations: Adult Displays - Front, Adult Fiction

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • Deathless divide

    Deathless divide2020

    by Justina Ireland

    Series: Dread Nation - #2

    (6,240)

    Summary: The sequel to the New York Times bestselling epic Dread Nation is an unforgettable journey of revenge and salvation across a divided America. After the fall of Summerland, Jane McKeene hoped her life...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F IRELAND

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The Treadstone resurrection

    The Treadstone resurrection2020

    by Robert Ludlum

    Series: Jason Bourne Series. Treadstone - #1

    (2,004)

    Summary: Adam Hayes thought he'd left behind his life as a black ops assassin. But after he is attacked by a hit team, he must regain the skills that Treadstone taught him: lightning reflexes and a cold conscience.

    BOOK

    Call #: F LUDLUM

    Location: Adult Displays - Front

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • One word kill

    One word kill2019

    by Mark Lawrence

    Series: Impossible Times - #1

    (16,066)

    Summary: In January 1986, fifteen-year-old boy-genius Nick Hayes discovers he's dying. And it isn't even the strangest thing to happen to him that week. Nick and his Dungeons & Dragons-playing friends are...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F LAWRENCE

    Location: Adult Displays - Front

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • After the flood : a novel

    After the flood : a novel2019

    by Kassandra Montag

    (12,389)

    Summary: "A little more than a century from now, our world has been utterly transformed. After years of slowly overtaking the continent, rising floodwaters have obliterated America's great coastal cities and...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F MONTAG

    Location: Adult Displays - Front

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Avengers [Blu-ray]. Endgame

    Avengers . Endgame2019

    Summary: The grave course of events set in motion by Thanos that wiped out half the universe and fractured their ranks compels the remaining to take one final stand in the grand conclusion to twenty-two films.

    BLU-RAY

    Call #: BLU ACT/ADV AVENGERS

    Location: Adult Displays - Front

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Captain Marvel [Blu-ray]

    Captain Marvel2019

    Summary: Carol Danvers becomes one of the universe's most powerful heroes as a human imbued with abilities gifted from the Kree, where she has been training as a warrior. Returning to Earth on assignment in a...  more »

    BLU-RAY

    Call #: BLU ACT/ADV CAPTAIN

    Location: Adult Displays - Front

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Aquaman [DVD]

    Aquaman2019

    Summary: An action-packed adventure that reveals the origin story of half-human, half-Atlantean Arthur Curry and takes him on the journey of his lifetime, one that will not only force him to face who he...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: HOT PICK DVD ACT/ADV AQUAMAN

    Location: DVDs Action/Adventure

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • The river : a novel

    The river : a novel2019

    by Peter Heller

    (25,569)

    Summary: "Wynn and Jack have been best friends since freshman orientation, bonded by their shared love of mountains, books, and fishing. Wynn is a gentle giant, a Vermont kid never happier than when his feet...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F HELLER

    Location: Adult Displays - Front

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The wolf in the whale

    The wolf in the whale2019

    by Jordanna Max Brodsky

    (3,151)

    Summary: A young Inuit shaman's epic quest for survival in the frozen lands of North America in 1000 AD. Born with the soul of a hunter and the language of the gods, Omat is destined to become a shaman like...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F BRODSKY

    Location: Adult Displays - Front

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • The girl who fell from the sky : a novel

    The girl who fell from the sky : a novel2010

    by Heidi W Durrow

    (28,080)

    Summary: Amazon Best Books of the Month, February 2010: Early on in The Girl Who Fell from the Sky, Rachel Morse (the girl in question) wonders about being "tender-headed." It's how her grandmother...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F DURROW

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details