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  • Like a charm : a novel in voices

    Like a charm : a novel in voices2004

    (2,063)

    BOOK

    Call #: F LIKE

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The wild, wild West : thrilling tales by great authors

    The wild, wild West : thrilling tales by great authors2010

    (12)

    BOOK

    Call #: F WILD

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Inherit the Dead : a novel

    Inherit the Dead : a novel2013

    (3,109)

    Summary: Pericles "Perry" Christo is a PI with a past--a former cop, who lost his badge and his family when a corruption scandal left him broke and disgraced. When wealthy Upper East Side matron Julia...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F INHERIT

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • An Amish Garden

    An Amish Garden2014

    (805)

    Summary: Presents four stories about Amish girls and their gardens, including Beth Wiseman's "Rooted in Love," in which Rosemary, who is trying to support her family but cannot garden, accepts help from Saul, who has loved her for years.

    BOOK

    Call #: F AMISH

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Great short stories by African-American writers

    Great short stories by African-American writers2015

    (43)

    Summary: Offering diverse perspectives on the black experience, this anthology of short fiction spotlights works by influential African-American authors. Nearly thirty outstanding stories include tales by W....  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F STORIES

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Comfort and joy.

    Comfort and joy.2007

    (733)

    Summary: Brimming with holiday romance and Christmas miracles, this collection features Fern Michaels' "Comfort and Joy," in which Angie Bradford finds herself constantly butting heads with her boss, Joss Eagle, until a devastating storm brings them together.

    BOOK

    Call #: F STORIES

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • 1001 dark nights : six novellas. Bundle 7

    1001 dark nights : six novellas. Bundle 72016

    Series: 1001 Dark Nights

    (102)

    Summary: Collects six romance stories, including "Pure Wicked" from Shayla Black, which follows pop star Jess McCall's search for peace, that leads him to businesswoman Bristol Reese who has no time for the player.

    BOOK

    Call #: F STORIES

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Shadowed souls

    Shadowed souls2016

    (3,961)

    Summary: In this dark and gritty collection nothing is as simple as black and white, light and dark, good and evil. Unfortunately, that's exactly what makes it so easy to cross the line. In Jim Butcher's...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F STORIES

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Indigo

    Indigo2017

    (1,003)

    Summary: "Investigative reporter Nora Hesper spends her nights cloaked in shadows. As Indigo, she's become an urban myth, a brutal vigilante who can forge darkness into weapons and travel across the city by...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F INDIGO

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The book of swords

    The book of swords2017

    (1,846)

    Summary: An anthology of original fantasy tales by some of today's leading genre masters includes contributions by George R. R. Martin, Scott Lynch, Garth Nix, Cecelia Holland, and Elizabeth Bear.

    BOOK

    Call #: F STORIES

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Star Wars : from a certain point of view.

    Star Wars : from a certain point of view.2017

    (11,109)

    Summary: When Star Wars: A New Hope was first released in 1977, part of its appeal was that the world it presented felt alive. Landspeeders and starships were dirty. Droids broke down. And it was filled with...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F STAR

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Wild cards I

    Wild cards I2017

    Series: Wild Cards Series - #1

    (12,420)

    Summary: There is a secret history of the world -- a history in which an alien virus struck the Earth in the aftermath of World War II, endowing a handful of survivors with extraordinary powers. Some were...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F STORIES

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Mississippi roll

    Mississippi roll2017

    Series: Wild Cards - #24

    (385)

    Summary: After the suspicious death of a crew member on the historical steamboat Natchez, retired NY police detective Leo Storgman seeks to discover the ship's secrets, including the truth behind ghostly sightings of its first captain.

    BOOK

    Call #: F STORIES

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Low Chicago

    Low Chicago2018

    Series: Wild Cards - #25

    (351)

    Summary: In George R. R. Martin's latest Wild Cards adventure, a gang of criminals are scattered across time and threaten the stability of the world. Perfect for current fans and new readers alike, Low...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F STORIES

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The Barefoot brides collection : 7 eccentric women would sacrifice all-even their shoes-for their dreams

    The Barefoot brides collection : 7 eccentric women would sacrifice all-even their shoes-for their dreams2018

    (62)

    Summary: "Connected to nature and carefree of heart, seven historical women would prefer to travel through life without shoes, especially if giving away their only pair would comfort someone else in need....  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F BAREFOOT

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The book of magic

    The book of magic2018

    (632)

    Summary: An anthology celebrating the witches and sorcerers of epic fantasy -- featuring stories by George R. R. Martin, Scott Lynch, Megan Lindholm, and many more. Hot on the heels of editor Gardner Dozois'...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F STORIES

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The best American short stories 2018

    The best American short stories 20182018

    (1,857)

    Summary: Presents a selection of the best works of short fiction of the past year from a variety of acclaimed sources.

    BOOK

    Call #: F STORIES

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • How the dukes stole Christmas : a holiday romance anthology

    How the dukes stole Christmas : a holiday romance anthology2018

    (5,382)

    Summary: A collection of stories filled with romance and Christmas in which dukes--in name or in title--play pivotal roles.

    BOOK

    Call #: F HOW

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Voices of the fall

    Voices of the fall2019

    (515)

    Summary: Civilization has fallen. Everyone who survived the plague lived through the Fall, that terrible autumn when life as they had known it ended in blood and chaos. Now nuclear submarines are facing...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F STORIES

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The best American short stories 2019

    The best American short stories 20192019

    Series: Best American Short Stories

    (1,309)

    Summary: Presents a selection of the best works of short fiction of the past year from a variety of acclaimed sources.

    BOOK

    Call #: F STORIES

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Knaves over queens

    Knaves over queens2019

    Series: Wild Cards - #26

    (326)

    Summary: As the alien Xenovirus reaches Britain, Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill, now gifted with extraordinary longevity, joins with Alan Turing to set up a special organization, the Order of the Silver...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F STORIES

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • An Amish second Christmas

    An Amish second Christmas2019

    (232)

    Summary: Their second chance: Amish nanny Hannah Eicher never thought she'd ever see Rob Prince again. There was no way a relationship between her and the handsome English fireman could overcome her family's...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F AMISH

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Serving up love : a four-in-one Harvey House brides collection

    Serving up love : a four-in-one Harvey House brides collection2019

    (820)

    Summary: "This intriguing novella collection crosses the country-from Kansas to Texas, the Grand Canyon to New Mexico-with tales of sweet romance while exploring the fascinating history of the Harvey girls:...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F SERVING

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • From sea to stormy sea : 17 stories inspired by great American paintings

    From sea to stormy sea : 17 stories inspired by great American paintings2019

    (62)

    Summary: "Seventeen stories by seventeen brilliant writers, inspired by seventeen paintings. That was the formula for Lawrence Block's two ground-breaking anthologies, In Sunlight or in Shadow and Alive in...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F STORIES

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Dealer's choice

    Dealer's choice2020

    (734)

    Summary: Epic conclusion to the Rox Triad. Will the Jumpers destroy NYC? After too many disastrous raids and military embarrassments, government orders are sent for a full-out, no-holds-barred blitzkrieg...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F STORIES

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The Christmas heirloom : four holiday novellas of love through the generations

    The Christmas heirloom : four holiday novellas of love through the generations2018

    (1,462)

    Summary: Four charming romances are connected by an heirloom brooch passed down for over 200 years. The stories range from 1820s Regency England to present day Washington state, as the multigenerational saga...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F CHRISTMAS

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Stories from suffragette city

    Stories from suffragette city2020

    (1,074)

    Summary: From a chorus of bestselling historical fiction writers, a breathtaking book inspired by the day tens of thousands of women marched for the right to vote on October, 23, 1915. Includes an...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F STORIES

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Christmas at The Mysterious Bookshop : 'tis the season to be deadly : stories of mistletoe and mayhem from 17 masters of suspense

    Christmas at The Mysterious Bookshop : 'tis the season to be deadly : stories of mistletoe and mayhem from 17 masters of suspense2010

    (735)

    Summary: Features seventeen mystery short stories set during Christmas, with some of the action taking place at the editor's real-life Mysterious Bookshop in New York City.

    BOOK

    Call #: F STORIES

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Flash fiction forward : 80 very short stories

    Flash fiction forward : 80 very short stories2006

    (936)

    Summary: An anthology of bite-sized tales represents the work of some of today's best fiction writers and includes Rick Moody's definition of an armoire, Lydia Davis' sojourn into the world of cats, and Dave Eggers' exploration of narrow escapes.

    BOOK

    Call #: F STORIES

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Flash fiction international : very short stories from around the world

    Flash fiction international : very short stories from around the world2015

    (370)

    Summary: Collects over eighty flash fiction narratives from around the world that challenge readers to expand their horizons and celebrate both the local and universal.

    BOOK

    Call #: F STORIES

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Future games

    Future games2013

    (73)

    Summary: Human competition is eternal. We thrill to victory, we suffer the agony of defeat. No matter what the future brings, sports will be a part of it. But what forms will these games take? Who will be the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F STORIES

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • 100 dastardly little detective stories

    100 dastardly little detective stories1993

    (87)

    Summary: The short detective story has a venerable tradition that extends back to the very origins of detective fiction. The earliest story in this volume is Abraham Lincoln's "The Trailor Murder Mystery"...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F STORIES

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The plot thickens.

    The plot thickens.1997

    (1,130)

    Summary: An anthology of mystery and suspense stories featuring the same three significant elements -- a thick fog, a thick book, and a thick steak.

    BOOK

    Call #: F STORIES

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • When a stranger comes to town

    When a stranger comes to town2021

    (696)

    Summary: It's been said that all great literature boils down to one of two stories -- a man takes a journey, or a stranger comes to town. While mystery writers have been successfully using both approaches for...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F STORIES

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Reunion Beach : stories inspired by Dorothea Benton Frank

    Reunion Beach : stories inspired by Dorothea Benton Frank2021

    (4,058)

    Summary: Inspired by the title Dorothea Benton Frank had planned for her next book -- Reunion Beach -- close friends and colleagues pay tribute in stories and poems that celebrate Frank, a prolific author who...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F FRANK

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Joker moon

    Joker moon2021

    Series: Wild Cards - #29

    (96)

    Summary: Theodorus was a dreamer. As a child, he dreamt of airplanes, rockets, and outer space. When the wild card virus touched him and transformed him into a monstrous snail centaur weighing several tons,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F STORIES

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The year's best science fiction. Volume 1

    The year's best science fiction. Volume 12020

    (210)

    Summary: With short works from some of the most lauded science fiction authors, as well as rising stars, this collection displays the top talent and the cutting-edge cultural moments that affect our lives,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F STORIES

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The best American short stories 2021

    The best American short stories 20212021

    Series: Best American Short Stories

    (715)

    Summary: In her introduction to this book, guest editor Jesmyn Ward says that the best fiction offers the reader a "sense of repair." The stories in this year's collection accomplish just that, immersing the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F STORIES

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 2 details

  • The best American short stories 2005

    The best American short stories 20052005

    Series: Best American Short Stories

    (794)

    Summary: In "Until Gwen," Dennis Lehane offers a narrative experiment and a haunting picture of a father and son. Tom Perrotta's "The Smile on Happy Chang's Face" explores a Little League umpire's attempt to...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F STORIES

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The best American short stories 2008

    The best American short stories 20082008

    (1,647)

    Summary: This book gathers an array of inventive and unforgettable stories. Favorite and newcomer writers explore contemporary topics such as cloning, literary envy, cults, and teenage sex, as well as...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F STORIES

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Art In the Barn
    Friday, October 21st, 2022
    5:30pm-8:30pm

    An exhibition of works by local artists, live music, and appetizers, wine, and craft beer are included with the $20 admission to this annual fundraiser for the Johnston Public Library.

    Learn More