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  • The man who lived underground : a novel

    The man who lived underground : a novel2021

    by Richard Wright

    (1,095)

    Summary: Fred Daniels, a Black man, is picked up by the police after a brutal double murder and tortured until he confesses to a crime he did not commit. After signing a confession, he escapes from custody and flees into the city's sewer system.

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    Call #: F WRIGHT

    Location: New Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The postscript murders

    The postscript murders2021

    by Elly Griffiths

    Series: Harbinder Kaur Novels - #2

    (12,042)

    Summary: The death of a ninety-year-old woman with a heart condition should not be suspicious. Detective Sergeant Harbinder Kaur certainly sees nothing out of the ordinary when Peggy|s caretaker, Natalka,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F GRIFFITHS

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Bad habits

    Bad habits2021

    by Amy Gentry

    (667)

    Summary: Mackenzie Claire Woods -- a professor enjoying her newfound hotshot status at an academic conference -- finally has the acceptance and admiration she has long craved. But at the hotel bar, Claire is...  more »

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    Call #: F GENTRY

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The kindest lie : a novel

    The kindest lie : a novel2021

    by Nancy Johnson

    (13,886)

    Summary: It's 2008, and the rise of Barack Obama ushers in a new kind of hope. In Chicago, Ruth Tuttle, an Ivy-League educated black engineer, is married to a kind and successful man. He's eager to start a...  more »

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    Call #: F JOHNSON

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Serpentine : an Alex Delaware novel

    Serpentine : an Alex Delaware novel2021

    by Jonathan Kellerman

    Series: Alex Delaware Novels - #36

    (7,683)

    Summary: LAPD homicide lieutenant Milo Sturgis is a master detective. He has a near-perfect solve rate and he's written his own rule book. Some of those successes -- the toughest ones -- have involved his...  more »

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    Call #: F KELLERMAN

    Locations: New Adult Fiction, Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 3 details

  • The perfect guests

    The perfect guests2021

    by Emma Rous

    (5,481)

    Summary: 1980: Beth Soames is fourteen years old when a kind couple finds her playing the violin at her orphanage's yearly fund-raiser. The Averills take her home with them to Raven Hall, a rambling manor on...  more »

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    Call #: F ROUS

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • We run the tides : a novel

    We run the tides : a novel2021

    by Vendela Vida

    (6,380)

    Summary: Teenage Eulabee and her magnetic best friend, Maria Fabiola, own the streets of Sea Cliff, their foggy oceanside San Francisco neighborhood. They know Sea Cliff's homes and beaches, its hidden...  more »

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    Call #: F VIDA

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The shadow box

    The shadow box2021

    by Luanne Rice

    (35,066)

    Summary: After artist Claire Beaudry Chase is attacked and left for dead in her home on the Connecticut coast, she doesn't know who she can trust. But her well-connected husband, Griffin -- who is running for...  more »

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    Call #: F RICE

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Dark horses : a novel

    Dark horses : a novel2021

    by Susan Mihalic

    (2,730)

    Summary: Fifteen-year-old equestrian prodigy Roan Montgomery struggles to reclaim her life from her abusive father, who demands strict obedience in all aspects of her life inside and outside of the riding arena.

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    Call #: F MIHALIC

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The committed

    The committed2021

    by Viet Thanh Nguyen

    (4,297)

    Summary: Follows the Sympathizer as he arrives in Paris as a refugee. There he and his blood brother Bon try to escape their pasts and prepare for their futures by turning their hands to capitalism in one of...  more »

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    Call #: F NGUYEN

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Foregone : a novel

    Foregone : a novel2021

    by Russell Banks

    (733)

    Summary: A septuagenarian leftist documentary filmmaker gives a last interview from his mythologized life to a former star student to whom he discloses his experiences as a draft dodger who fled to a new life in Montreal.

    BOOK

    Call #: F BANKS

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The girls are all so nice here

    The girls are all so nice here2021

    by Laurie Elizabeth Flynn

    (8,300)

    Summary: A lot has changed in the years since Ambrosia Wellington graduated from college, and she's worked hard to create a new life for herself. But then an invitation to her ten-year reunion arrives in the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F FLYNN

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Mirrorland : a novel

    Mirrorland : a novel2021

    by Carole Johnstone

    (4,245)

    Summary: Cat lives in Los Angeles, far away from 36 Westeryk Road, the imposing gothic house in Edinburgh where she and her estranged twin sister, El, grew up. As girls, they invented Mirrorland, a dark,...  more »

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    Call #: F JOHNSTONE

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The perfect marriage : a novel

    The perfect marriage : a novel2021

    by Adam Mitzner

    (9,414)

    Summary: James and Jessica Sommers are celebrating their first blissful year together, an unexpected second chance at true love. Unfortunately, their newfound shot at happiness is not without collateral...  more »

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    Call #: F MITZNER

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The first day of Spring

    The first day of Spring2021

    by Nancy Tucker

    (3,267)

    Summary: Chrissie is eight years old and she has a secret: she has just killed a boy. The feeling of it made her belly fizz like soda pop. Across her neighborhood, Chrissie's playmates and their parents are...  more »

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    Call #: F TUCKER

    Location: New Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • If I disappear

    If I disappear2021

    by Eliza Jane Brazier

    (4,315)

    Summary: When her favorite true-crime podcast host goes missing, an adrift young woman plunges headfirst into the wild backcountry of Northern California and her own dangerous obsession. Sera loves true crime...  more »

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    Call #: F BRAZIER

    Location: New Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Her here

    Her here2021

    by Amanda Dennis

    (73)

    Summary: Elena, struggling with memory loss due to a trauma that has unmoored her sense of self, deserts graduate school and a long-term relationship to accept a bizarre proposition from an estranged family...  more »

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    Call #: F DENNIS

    Location: New Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Double blind

    Double blind2021

    by Edward St. Aubyn

    (710)

    Summary: When Olivia meets a new lover just as she is welcoming her best friend, Lucy, back from New York, her dedicated academic life expands precipitously. Her connection to Francis, a committed naturalist...  more »

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    Call #: F ST. AUBYN

    Location: New Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The disappearing act : a novel

    The disappearing act : a novel2021

    by Catherine Steadman

    (9,427)

    Summary: A British actress discovers the dark side of Hollywood when she is the only witness to the sudden disappearance of a woman she meets at an audition. Once a year, actors from across the globe descend...  more »

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    Call #: F STEADMAN

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • The maidens

    The maidens2021

    by Alex Michaelides

    (75,666)

    Summary: Edward Fosca is a murderer. Of this Mariana is certain. But Fosca is untouchable. A handsome and charismatic Greek tragedy professor at Cambridge University, Fosca is adored by staff and students...  more »

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    Call #: F MICHAELIDES

    copies in: 1 of 4 details

  • The cave dwellers : a novel

    The cave dwellers : a novel2021

    by Christina McDowell

    (1,291)

    Summary: They are the families considered worthy of a listing in the exclusive Green Book -- a discriminative diary created by the niece of Edith Roosevelt's social secretary. Their old money and manners lurk...  more »

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    Call #: F MCDOWELL

    Location: New Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The siren

    The siren2021

    by Katherine St. John

    (3,088)

    Summary: In the midst of a sizzling hot summer, some of Hollywood's most notorious faces are assembled on the idyllic Caribbean island of St. Genesius to film The Siren. Written and directed by Cole Power's...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F ST. JOHN

    Location: New Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Filthy animals

    Filthy animals2021

    by Brandon Taylor

    (2,448)

    Summary: In the series of linked stories at the heart of this book, set among young creatives in the American Midwest, a young man treads delicate emotional waters as he navigates a series of sexually fraught...  more »

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    Call #: F TAYLOR

    Location: New Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The arrangement

    The arrangement2021

    by Kiersten Modglin

    (7,542)

    Summary: Ainsley Greenburg is a fixer. It's what she prides herself on. So, when she realizes her marriage is at its breaking point, she makes a decision to repair it, no matter the cost. Approaching her...  more »

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    Call #: F MODGLIN

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Safe in my arms : a novel

    Safe in my arms : a novel2021

    by Sara Shepard

    (313)

    Summary: Amanda, Ronnie, and Lauren all arrive at the Silver Swans preschool Welcome Breakfast with something to hide. Amanda is running away from a past on the East Coast she cannot afford for the other...  more »

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    Call #: F SHEPARD

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The king of infinite space

    The king of infinite space2021

    by Lyndsay Faye

    (148)

    Summary: Meet Ben Dane: brilliant, devastating, devoted, honest to a fault (truly, a fault). His Broadway theatre baron father is dead -- but by purpose or accident? The question rips him apart. Unable to...  more »

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    Call #: F FAYE

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The damage

    The damage2021

    by Caitlin Wahrer

    (4,657)

    Summary: Tony has always looked out for his younger brother, Nick. So when he's called to a hospital bed where Nick is lying battered and bruised after a violent attack, his protective instincts flare, and a...  more »

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    Call #: F WAHRER

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Lila

    Lila2020

    by Marilynne Robinson

    Series: Gilead Novels - #3

    (29,369)

    Summary: Lila, homeless and alone after years of roaming the countryside, steps inside a small-town Iowa church -- the only available shelter from the rain -- and ignites a romance and a debate that will...  more »

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    Call #: F ROBINSON

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The perfect marriage

    The perfect marriage2020

    by Jeneva Rose

    (20,861)

    Summary: Sarah Morgan is a successful and powerful defense attorney in Washington D.C. As a named partner at her firm, life is going exactly how she planned. The same cannot be said for her husband, Adam....  more »

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    Call #: F ROSE

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • At night all blood is black

    At night all blood is black2020

    by David Diop

    (5,841)

    Summary: Alfa Ndiaye is a Senegalese man who, never before having left his village, finds himself fighting as a so-called "Chocolat" soldier with the French army during World War I. When his friend Mademba...  more »

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    Call #: F DIOP

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The end of her : a novel

    The end of her : a novel2020

    by Shari Lapeña

    (38,609)

    Summary: In upstate New York, Stephanie and Patrick are adjusting to life with their colicky twin babies. The girls are a handful, but Stephanie doesn't mind being a stay-at-home mom, taking care of them...  more »

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    Call #: F LAPENA

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • Friends and strangers

    Friends and strangers2020

    by J. Courtney Sullivan

    (21,631)

    Summary: Ex-New Yorker Elisabeth, an accomplished journalist and new mother, is struggling to adjust to life in a small town. Alone in the house with her infant son all day, she feels uneasy, adrift. She...  more »

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    Call #: F SULLIVAN

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • Last day

    Last day2020

    by Luanne Rice

    (48,516)

    Summary: Years ago, Beth Lathrop and her sister suffered through the kidnapping of their mother and the theft of a famous painting. Detective Conor Reid swore to protect them from then on. When the same...  more »

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    Call #: F RICE

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Playing nice : a novel

    Playing nice : a novel2020

    by JP Delaney

    (25,935)

    Summary: Pete Riley answers the door one morning and lets in a parent's worst nightmare. On his doorstep is Miles Lambert, a stranger who breaks the devastating news that Pete's son, Theo, isn't actually his...  more »

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    Call #: F DELANEY

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Death in her hands

    Death in her hands2020

    by Ottessa Moshfegh

    (13,194)

    Summary: While on her normal daily walk with her dog in the nearby forest woods, our protagonist comes across a note, handwritten and carefully pinned to the ground with a frame of stones. "Her name was...  more »

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    Call #: F MOSHFEGH

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Every bone a prayer

    Every bone a prayer2020

    by Ashley Blooms

    (892)

    Summary: In her rural Appalachian holler, ten-year-old Misty's closest friends are the crawdads. Misty can speak to them, to the birds, to the creek, to everything outside, and she understands how they think....  more »

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    Call #: F BLOOMS

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The last flight : a novel
    Staff Pick

    The last flight : a novel2020

    by Julie Clark

    (76,265)

    Summary: Claire Cook has a perfect life. Married to the scion of a political dynasty, with a Manhattan townhouse and a staff of ten, her surroundings are elegant, her days flawlessly choreographed, and her...  more »

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    Call #: F CLARK

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • Left for dead

    Left for dead2020

    by Caroline Mitchell

    (3,867)

    Summary: Shopping with her sister, DI Amy Winter is admiring a Valentine's Day window display of a perfect bride encrusted in diamonds and resplendent in lace -- until she notices blood oozing from the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F MITCHELL

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • When she was good : a novel

    When she was good : a novel2020

    by Michael Robotham

    (9,320)

    Summary: Seven years ago Evie Cormac was discovered hiding in a secret room in the aftermath of a terrible crime. Her ability to tell when someone is lying helped Haven crack an impenetrable case. He starts...  more »

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    Call #: F ROBOTHAM

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The woods

    The woods2020

    by Vanessa Savage

    (655)

    Summary: There's a lot from Tess' childhood that she would rather forget. The family who moved next door and brought chaos to their quiet lives. The two girls who were murdered, their killer never found. But...  more »

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    Call #: F SAVAGE

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details