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Armistice

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Armistice - 2018

by Lara Elena Donnelly

Summary: Armistice returns to Donnelly's ravishing 1930s Art Deco-tinged fantasy world of Amberlough with a decadent, tumultuous mixture of sex, politics, and spies. In a tropical country where shadowy political affairs lurk behind-the-scenes of its glamorous film industry, three people maneuver inside a high stakes game of statecraft and espionage: Lillian, a reluctant diplomat serving a fascist nation, Aristide, an expatriate film director running from lost love and a criminal past, and Cordelia, a...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Historical Fantasy • Literature & Fiction • Political • Romance • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Behind the iron

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Behind The Iron - 2018

by William W Johnstone

Summary: "Hank Fallon knows what it's like to rot behind bars. To wallow in the filth of a rat-infested cell. To smell the pent-up rage of cutthroat killers and thieves. Fallon earned his freedom the hard way. He saved the lives of four guards, got released early, and became a detective. Then he went undercover, infiltrated a prison gang plotting to bust out--and barely made it out alive. Now they're sending him back. Behind the iron. Straight to hell. This time, it's the ninth circle known as Missouri...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Westerns

Miracle on 5th Avenue

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Miracle On 5th Avenue - 2016

by Sarah Morgan

Summary: "Hopeless romantic Eva Jordan loves everything about Christmas. She might be spending the holidays alone this year, but when she's given an opportunity to housesit a spectacular penthouse on Fifth Avenue, she leaps at the chance. What better place to celebrate than in snow-kissed Manhattan? What she didn't expect was to find the penthouse still occupied by its gorgeous-and mysterious-owner. Bestselling crime writer Lucas Blade is having the nightmare before Christmas. With a deadline and the...  read more »

Genres: Contemporary • Holidays • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Dyeing wishes

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Dyeing Wishes - 2013

by Molly MacRae

Summary: On an outing to Cloud Hollow Farm to learn the art of dyeing yarn, Kath and her friends discover two bodies. Soon Kath and Geneva, the ghost who loves to play her assistant sleuth, are working on their own investigation.

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Occult & Supernatural • Women Sleuths

Sleepless in Manhattan

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Sleepless In Manhattan - 2016

by Sarah Morgan

Summary: Great friends. Amazing Apartment. An incredible job. Paige has ticked off every box on perfect New York life checklist. Until disaster strikes and instead of shimming further up the career ladder, Paige is packing up her desk. Her brother's best friend Jake might be the only person who can help her put her life back together. He also happens to be the boy she spent her teen years pining after, and Paige is determined not repeat her past mistakes. But the more time she spends with Jake, the more Paige realizes the one thing that was missing from her world all along.

Genres: Contemporary • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Romantic Comedy

The gown

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The Gown - 2019

by Jennifer Robson

Summary: London, 1947: Besieged by the harshest winter in living memory, burdened by onerous shortages and rationing, the people of postwar Britain are enduring lives of quiet desperation despite their nation's recent victory. Among them are Ann Hughes and Miriam Dassin, embroiderers at the famed Mayfair fashion house of Norman Hartnell. Together they forge an unlikely friendship, but their nascent hopes for a brighter future are tested when they are chosen for a once-in-a-lifetime honor: taking part in the creation of Princess Elizabeth's wedding gown.

Genres: Historical • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Winter loon

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Winter Loon - 2018

by Susan Bernhard

Summary: "When the spring thaw of a frozen Minnesota lake brings about shocking revelations that lead to violence, 15-year-old Wes Ballot embarks on a search for his missing father, the truth about his mother's death and a future he must claim for himself." --

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction

The temptation of Gracie

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The Temptation Of Gracie - 2018

by Santa Montefiore

Summary: Gracie Burton is a grandmother, living quietly in Devon. She has rarely left the village over the past 40 years. Her daughter, Carina, is immensely high-powered with her own fast-paced business in London. She has very little time for her 17-year-old daughter, Anastasia, away at boarding school, and even less time for her aging mother. In many ways, the three of them barely know each other. Then Gracie stumbles upon an advertisement for a weeklong cookery course in the heart of the Tuscan...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The optimist's guide to letting go

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The Optimist's Guide To Letting Go - 2018

by Amy E Reichert

Summary: Gina Zoberski wants to make it through one day without her fastidious mother, Lorraine, cataloguing all her faults, and her sullen teenage daughter, May, snubbing her. Too bad there's no chance of that. Her relentlessly sunny disposition annoys them both, no matter how hard she tries. Instead, Gina finds order and comfort in obsessive list-making and her work at Grilled G's, the gourmet grilled cheese food truck built by her late husband. But when Lorraine suffers a sudden stroke, Gina stumbles...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction

Luck, love & lemon pie

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Luck, Love & Lemon Pie - 2016

by Amy E Reichert

Summary: "When Milwaukee wife and mother M.J. Boudreaux realizes that her husband Chris seems more interested in spending time at the casino than he does with her, she seeks out an activity that they can do together to reignite their flame, and it seems that poker is her best bet. Although it doesn't give her the quality time with Chris that she'd hoped, M.J. finds she has a natural knack for the game. Increasingly unhappy at home, she turns to the felt of the poker table for escape. As she spends more...  read more »

Genres: Contemporary • Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Seventh decimate

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Seventh Decimate - 2018

by Stephen R Donaldson

Summary: Two kingdoms, engaged in a brutal, unrelenting conflict. Magisters on both sides wield their powerful magical decimates--of fire, of wind, of drought, of lightning, of earthquake, or of pestilence--until both kingdoms are reeling. But now, something has changed. There is a seventh decimate, one that blocks all lesser sorceries. And Prince Bifalt believes his enemy has used it against them. Unless the prince can gain this power for his kingdom, they will be helpless against the enemy's next...  read more »

Genres: Epic Fantasy • Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

The night agent

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The Night Agent - 2019

by Matthew Quirk

Summary: "A hot and very pacy new Washington, DC thriller--in the vein of favorite early novels from Grisham and Baldacci--about a young FBI agent's hunt for a Russian mole working in the highest levels of the U.S. government." --

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

The sun dog

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The Sun Dog - 2018

by Stephen King

Summary: "Kevin Delavan wants only one thing for his fifteenth birthday: a Polaroid Sun 660. There's something wrong with his gift, though. No matter where Kevin Delevan aims the camera, it produces a photograph of an enormous, vicious dog. In each successive picture, the menacing creature draws nearer to the flat surface of the Polaroid film as if it intends to break through. When old Pop Merrill, the town's sharpest trader, gets wind of this phenomenon, he envisions a way to profit from it. But the Sun Dog, a beast that shouldn't exist at all, turns out to be a very dangerous investment." --

Genres: Horror • Literature & Fiction

Labyrinth

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Labyrinth - 2007

by Kate Mosse

Summary: July 2005. In the Pyrenees mountains near Carcassonne, Alice, a volunteer at an archaeological dig, stumbles into a cave and makes a startling discovery-two crumbling skeletons, strange writings on the walls, and the pattern of a labyrinth. Eight hundred years earlier, on the eve of a brutal crusade that will rip apart southern France, a young woman named Alais is given a ring and a mysterious book for safekeeping by her father. The book, he says, contains the secret of the true Grail, and the...  read more »

Genres: Action & Adventure • Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

French exit

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French Exit - 2018

by Patrick deWitt

Summary: "From bestselling author Patrick deWitt, a brilliant and darkly comic novel about a wealthy widow and her adult son who flee New York for Paris in the wake of scandal and financial disintegration. Frances Price-- tart widow, possessive mother, and Upper East Side force of nature-- is in dire straits, beset by scandal and impending bankruptcy. Her adult son Malcolm is no help, mired in a permanent state of arrested development. And then there's the Price's aging cat, Small Frank, who Frances...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literary Fiction • Literature & Fiction

Hate notes

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Hate Notes - 2018

by Vi Keeland

Summary: Charlotte is selling her own unworn bridal gown at a vintage clothing store when she finds a note sewn into another bride's "something old." The note says: Thank you for making all of my dreams come true. The name embossed on the blue stationery: Reed Eastwood, obviously the most romantic man who ever lived-- until Charlotte meets him. He's arrogant, cynical, and demanding. And he's her new boss. Charlotte is determined to discover the story behind his last love letter. As their relationship...  read more »

Genres: Contemporary • Erotica • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Hargrave

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Hargrave - 2018

by Robert Denton Brownell

Summary: "As World War II sweeps the globe, George Hargrave always thought he'd be a clothing store clerk forever, stuck in his comfortable -- if unsatisfying -- Iowa life until death or retirement claimed him. But when an unexpected moment of bravery puts George on the outs with the draft board's crooked chairman, George finds his life's predictable course suddenly altered as he becomes a cog in the Army machine. Facing the bloody, near-alien landscape of the front, George struggles to survive while...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Iowa Authors • Literature & Fiction

Devil's due

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Devil's Due - 2018

by Taylor Anderson

Summary: Commander Matt Reddy and the crew of the USS Walker have suffered through numerous tribulations since their ship was transported to another world and they became embroiled in a deadly conflict between the Lemurians and the vicious Grik. With his wife and crew prisoners of the madman Kurokawa, the mysterious League and evil Dominion plotting schemes of their own, and the Grik trying to build their swarm and concentrate power, Reddy faces danger on all sides. Desperate to confront Kurokawa,...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

The suspect

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The Suspect - 2019

by Fiona Barton

Summary: The New York Times bestselling author of The Widow returns with a brand new novel of twisting psychological suspense about every parent's worst nightmare ... When two eighteen-year-old girls go missing in Thailand, their families are thrust into the international spotlight: desperate, bereft, and frantic with worry. What were the girls up to before they disappeared? Journalist Kate Waters always does everything she can to be first to the story, first with the exclusive, first to discover the...  read more »

Genres: Denise R. • Literature & Fiction • Psychological • Staff Picks • Thrillers

At home in Wishing Bridge

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At Home In Wishing Bridge - 2018

by Ruth Logan Herne

Summary: "Ruth Logan Herne, the bestselling author of Welcome to Wishing Bridge, invites readers back to the small town where big dreams come true. After surviving the streets of South Philly, Thea Anastas never thought she'd wind up working in rural New York. But a call from a friend in need convinced the nurse practitioner to make the trip. Now her temporary position is making a difference in Wishing Bridge, though Thea can't afford to make a difference, to fill a gaping hole in the sweet, small town....  read more »

Genres: Christian • Clean & Wholesome • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Welcome to Wishing Bridge

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Welcome To Wishing Bridge - 2017

by Ruth Logan Herne

Summary: Kelsey is on her way to a life do-over. And it's not the first time. Abandoned by her drug-addict mother as a teen, she landed in a foster-care group home where she experienced faith and community--and met her best friends, Jazz and Theadora. The trio stuck together like sisters and vowed to make their lives mean something. Now Kelsey's pushing thirty, and her life has taken a wrong turn. Pregnant and alone after loving the wrong man, she's on her way to making another life-changing decision...  read more »

Genres: Christian • Clean & Wholesome • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The simplicity of cider

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The Simplicity Of Cider - 2017

by Amy E Reichert

Summary: "Fall in love with The Simplicity of Cider, the charming new novel about a prickly but gifted cider-maker whose quiet life is interrupted by the arrival of a handsome man and his young son at her family's careworn orchard by the author of The Coincidence of Coconut Cake and Luck, Love & Lemon Pie. Focused and unassuming fifth generation cider-maker Sanna Lund has one desire: to live a simple, quiet life on her family's apple orchard in Door County, Wisconsin. Although her business is...  read more »

Genres: Contemporary • Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The nowhere child

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The Nowhere Child - 2019

by Christian White

Summary: Kimberly Leamy is a photography teacher in Melbourne, Australia. Twenty-eight years earlier, Sammy Went, a two-year old girl vanished from her home in Manson, Kentucky. An American accountant who contacts Kim is convinced she was that child, kidnapped just after her birthday. She cannot believe the woman who raised her, a loving social worker who died of cancer four years ago, crossed international lines to steal a toddler. On April 3rd, 1990, Jack and Molly Went's daughter Sammy disappeared...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

The flimflam affair

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The Flimflam Affair - 2019

by Bill Pronzini

Summary: Carpenter and Quincannon Professional Detective Services is a fixture in San Francisco at the dawn of a new century. Sabina and John will protect their clients, doing what is necessary to run the dregs of society into the arms of the law. Sometimes that involves brute force. Other times, a more subtle touch is needed. Professor A. Vargas, medium extraordinaire, and his partner, Annabelle, don't use picks to open locked doors, and most certainly don't use violence to get what they want. Instead...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Who I am with you

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Who I Am With You - 2018

by Robin Lee Hatcher

Summary: "Jessica was pregnant and facing divorce when her husband and daughter were killed in a car accident months ago. Left to endure the tragedy and her pregnancy alone, she pulls away from her friends and community instead of leaning on them for care and support. She feels far away from God, lost and floating without an anchor. Then at her grandmother's funeral, Jessica receives a gift--her great-grandfather's Bible--which she relegates to a shelf in her house to gather dust alongside the other...  read more »

Genres: Christian • Clean & Wholesome • Contemporary • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The beach club

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The Beach Club - 2000

by Elin Hilderbrand

Summary: Mack Petersen has been working as manager of the Beach Club for twelve summers. This summer the owner of the hotel, Bill Elliott, shows up in the spring with a new set of demands. Mack's girlfriend, Maribel, is pressing to get married. Vance, the African American bellman, is festering with resentments. And the guests at the hotel come with their own problems and desires. Emotions are already at a peak when a hurricane threatens to wash away The Beach Club and all it stands for. --

Genres: Contemporary • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Secrets of a summer night

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Secrets Of A Summer Night - 2016

by Lisa Kleypas

Summary: Desperate to save her family from ruin, Annabelle Peyton plans to use her beauty and wit to marry a wealthy aristocrat. But her plans are undermined by the intriguing Simon Hunt, who offers seduction but not marriage.

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Plagued by quilt

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Plagued By Quilt - 2014

by Molly MacRae

Summary: "The latest novel in the national bestselling Haunted Yarn Shop Mystery series Yarn shop owner Kath Rutledge is at a historic farm in Blue Plum, Tennessee, volunteering for the high school program Hands on History. But when a long-buried murder is uncovered on the property, Kath needs help from Geneva the ghost to solve a crime that time forgot... Kath and her needlework group TGIF (Thank Goodness It's Fiber) are preparing to teach a workshop at the Holston Homeplace Living History Farm, but...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Occult & Supernatural • Women Sleuths

Once upon a river

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Once Upon A River - 2018

by Diane Setterfield

Summary: On a dark midwinter's night in an ancient inn on the river Thames, an extraordinary event takes place. The regulars are telling stories to while away the dark hours, when the door bursts open on a grievously wounded stranger. In his arms is the body of a small child. Hours later, the girl stirs, takes a breath, and returns to life. Is it a miracle? Is it magic? Or can science provide an explanation? These questions have many answers, some of them quite dark indeed. Those who dwell on the...  read more »

Genres: Literary Fiction • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

Duplicity

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Duplicity - 2018

by Jane Haseldine

Summary: Detroit crime reporter Julia Gooden struggles to overcome past demons and support a high-profile case against a drug trafficker who has orchestrated a bombing that has left Julia's assistant district attorney husband critically injured.

Genres: Crime • Hard-Boiled • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers • Women Sleuths

The secret of the Nagas

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The Secret Of The Nagas - 2017

by Amish

Summary: "Today, He is a God. 4000 years ago, He was just a man. The hunt is on. The sinister Naga warrior has killed his friend Brahaspati and now stalks his wife Sati. Shiva, the Tibetan immigrant who is the prophesied destroyer of evil, will not rest till he finds his demonic adversary. His vengeance and the path to evil will lead him to the door of the Nagas, the serpent people. Of that he is certain. The evidence of the malevolent rise of evil is everywhere. A kingdom is dying as it is held to...  read more »

Genres: Fairy Tales, Legends & Mythology • Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

The immortals of Meluha

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The Immortals Of Meluha - 2017

by Amish

Summary: 1900 BC. In what modern Indians mistakenly call the Indus Valley Civilisation. The inhabitants of that period called it the land of Meluha a near perfect empire created many centuries earlier by Lord Ram, one of the greatest monarchs that ever lived. This once proud empire and its Suryavanshi rulers face severe perils as its primary river, the revered Saraswati, is slowly drying to extinction. They also face devastating terrorist attacks from the east, the land of the Chandravanshis. To make...  read more »

Genres: Fairy Tales, Legends & Mythology • Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Amberlough

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Amberlough - 2018

by Lara Elena Donnelly

Summary: The Smuggler: By day, Aristide Makricosta is the emcee for Amberlough City's top nightclub. By night, he moves drugs and refugees under the noses of crooked cops. The Spy: Covert agent Cyril DePaul thinks he's good at keeping secrets, but after a disastrous mission abroad, he makes a dangerous choice to protect himself and hopefully Aristide too. The Dancer: Streetwise Cordelia Lehane, burlesque performer at the Bumble Bee Cabaret and Aristide's runner, could be the key to Cyril's plans, if she...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Historical Fantasy • Literature & Fiction • Political • Romance • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Best women's erotica of the year. Volume four

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Best Women's Erotica Of The Year. Volume Four - 2018

Summary: In Best Women's Erotica of the Year, Volume 4 , award-winning editor Rachel Kramer Bussel has gathered the hottest sexy stories starring outspoken women who daringly pursue love and lust. You'll read about a single mom who goes back to college and gets some very hands-on education from her hot professor, an Amish woman tenderly revealing her most intimate desires, and a woman who crafts the man of her dreams. From outsiders who passionately claim their place without apology to women taking the...  read more »

Genres: Erotica • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Short Stories

All the lonely people

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All The Lonely People - 2018

by Barry Callaghan

Summary: "Short stories, like tiny novels you drown in, filled with people of our modern moment who find in every instance some trick of survival, that remarkable homage to human resourcefulness. Callaghan's writing is wide-ranging but often takes the perspective of a marginal individual's view of the human experience. These tales are told in a variety of voices: street hustlers, priests, blues singers, Holocaust survivors, cross-dressers, paramilitary snipers, even those we may euphemistically consider...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Short Stories

Spinning in her grave

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Spinning In Her Grave - 2014

by Molly MacRae

Summary: "It's time for Blue Plum's annual historical festival, and everyone--including Kath and her spunky fiber and needlework group, TGIF--is getting in on the action. Expert spinners are being gathered, and a businessman has approached Kath about using the second-floor windows of her store for part of a reenactment. But the reenactment ends in real-life bloodshed when local baker Reva Louise Snapp is shot--with a bullet from a modern-day gun. Kath has her theories about who wanted to end Reva...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Occult & Supernatural • Women Sleuths

Looker

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Looker - 2019

by Laura Sims

Summary: In this taut and thrilling debut, an unraveling woman, unhappily childless and recently separated, becomes fixated on her neighbor--the beautiful, famous actress. The unnamed narrator can't help noticing with wry irony that, though she and the actress live just a few doors apart, they are separated by a chasm of professional success and personal fulfillment. When an interaction with the actress at the annual block party takes a disastrous turn, what began as an innocent preoccupation spirals quickly, and lethally, into a frightening and irretrievable madness.

Genres: Literary Fiction • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Psychological • Thrillers

The Greek escape

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The Greek Escape - 2018

by Karen Swan

Summary: Chloe Marston leaves her old life in London for a fresh start in New York. Working at a luxury concierge company, she makes other people's lives run perfectly, even if her own has ground to a halt. But a terrible accident forces her to step into a new role, up close and personal with the company's most esteemed and powerful clients. Charismatic Joe Lincoln is one of them and his every wish is her command. So when he asks her to find him a secluded holiday home in the Greek Islands, she sets...  read more »

Genres: Contemporary • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Psychological • Romance

One last lesson

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One Last Lesson - 2014

by Iain Cameron

Summary: "University has just become a dangerous place. The body of a young woman is found on a golf course. Clues are few until Sussex Police discover she was a student, and a model on a porn website run by two of her tutors. Detective Inspector Angus Henderson was born in Fort William and while he wouldn't describe himself as a moral crusader, he abhors the fact that the owners of this website are doing nothing illegal. It's a difficult case for the DI as he is forced to face his own prejudices and to confront two animals -- but only one of them is human." --

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Red, red wine

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Red, Red Wine - 2017

by Iain Cameron

Summary: "The wine won't kill you -- but he will. DI Henderson is settling into new offices and a new house, but the murder of a young man on a cross-Channel ferry diverts his attention. He is soon drawn into the dark world of wine fraud. The DI isn't allowed to travel to France where the victim once worked, but he's assisted by private investigator, Harvey Miller. Miller stakes out the vineyard but receives a beating for his trouble. Henderson believes that Daniel Perry, an east London gangster once...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Blood in the water

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Blood In The Water - 2017

by Taylor Anderson

Summary: Reddy and his crew have given their all to protect the oppressed Lemurians. But with Walker in desperate need of repairs just as the Grik's First General is poised to strike, Reddy is desperate. With more enemies than ever before arrayed against them, the crew of Walker needs new allies. That means combing the lethal wilds of Madagascar to find the Lemurians' fabled ancestors, as well as the enigmatic dwellers east of the Pass of Fire. But what Reddy's crew unearths are discoveries so...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Holiday spice

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Holiday Spice - 2017

by Samantha Chase

Summary: Darcy Shaughnessy has gotten used to her overbearing brothers chasing away any man she wants to date. But a chance meeting with a brooding - and deliciously handsome - artist is about to make this holiday season one to remember. There's only one thing Benjamin Tanner loves more than his woodcarving: solitude. Then he gets snowed in with Darcy in his cozy cabin in the woods, and their heated feelings begin to melt the icy barrier between them. With Ben's need for privacy and Darcy's love of...  read more »

Genres: Contemporary • Holidays • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The crow man

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The Crow Man - 2016

by Robert Denton Brownell

Summary: "Amidst the gently rolling hills and endless cornfields of rural Iowa, a religious order known as the Community has existed separate from the outside world since the 1850s. To outsiders, it is a peaceful paradise where faith in God, hard work, family, and total obedience to the Community are expected. Eben Wittmer is almost sixteen, an age when men are expected to take baptism, marry, and make their lives in a place where nothing ever changes. His older brother, Josiah, wants nothing to do with...  read more »

Genres: Iowa Authors • Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

Driving into darkness

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Driving Into Darkness - 2014

by Iain Cameron

Summary: "Car thieves are terrorising Sussex. A gang of vicious car thieves are smashing into rural properties and stealing expensive cars. Their violence is escalating and it is feared someone will soon be killed. The prediction comes true when Sir Mathew Markham, a prominent Brighton businessman is murdered. Detective Inspector Angus Henderson can see differences between the methods employed by the car thieves and the way the victim died, but his bosses, the press and the general public believe it was...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Straits of hell

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Straits Of Hell - 2016

by Taylor Anderson

Summary: "Matt Reddy's old Asiatic Fleet destroyer USS Walker has been mysteriously transported to an alternate version of earth. Here WWII is no longer raging, and Reddy and his crew have been trying to find a new place for themselves in this strange new world. Now, along with the felinoid Lemurians and Imperial allies, they fight to keep the reptilian Grik, a race growing in supremacy, from reconquering the Lemurians' ancestral home on Madagascar." --

Genres: Action & Adventure • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Science Fiction Adventure

Harold's dreams

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Harold's Dreams - 2016

by Robert Denton Brownell

Summary: "1917 - In a remote corner of northwest Iowa, young Harold is desperate to escape an abusive father and the dreary life already laid out for him. He yearns to escape, to travel and see places he can only read about, to be someone new and most especially a man who has earned the respect of his family and neighbors. The United States' entry into World War I gives Harold the chance to finally escape his father and live the adventure he's dreamt about for a lifetime. But all too soon, he finds...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Iowa Authors • Literature & Fiction

The whispered word

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The Whispered Word - 2018

by Ellery Adams

Summary: Nora Pennington and her friends encounter a secretive young woman named Abilene who is in need of a new beginning, but after the suspicious death of a customer, Nora discovers a connection that points to Abilene as either a suspect or another target.

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Women Sleuths

The New Iberia blues

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The New Iberia Blues - 2019

by James Lee Burke

Summary: Detective Dave Robicheaux's world isn't filled with too many happy stories, but Desmond Cormier's rags-to-riches tale is certainly one of them. Robicheaux first met Cormier on the streets of New Orleans, when the young, undersized boy had foolish dreams of becoming a Hollywood director. Twenty-five years later, when Robicheaux knocks on Cormier's door, it isn't to congratulate him on his Golden Globe and Academy Award nominations. Robicheaux has discovered the body of a young woman who's been...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

White-hot hack

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White-hot Hack - 2016

by Tracey Garvis Graves

Summary: Undercover hacker Ian Bradshaw convinced Kate Watts to marry him, and now the newlyweds have relocated to Virginia. There he is trying to forget about the undercover work he walked away from and build a security firm from the ground up. When hacktivists threaten national security, the task force could really use his help. It looks like their past may be catching up to them, so Kate and Ian have to work as a team to come out of it. Ian will have to prove his top hacking skills or risk loosing Kate.

Genres: Contemporary • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Death of an eye

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Death Of An Eye - 2018

by Dana Stabenow

Summary: Alexandria, 47 BC. Cleopatra shares the throne with her brother Ptolemy under the auspices of Julius Caesar, by whom Cleopatra is heavily pregnant. A shipment of new coins meant to reset the shaky Egyptian economy has been stolen and the Queen's Eye has been murdered, so Queen Cleopatra turns to childhood friend Tetisheri to find the missing shipment and bring the murderer to justice.

Genres: Historical • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Hide & snoop

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Hide & Snoop - 2012

by Sue Ann Jaffarian

Summary: When Odelia attempts to confront her new boss, Erica Mayfield, after she leaves her three-year-old niece with her for the weekend, she finds Erica's sister murdered and must prove her innocence.

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Women Sleuths

The poppy war

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The Poppy War - 2018

by R F Kuang

Summary: A war orphan rises from her humble beginnings to become a powerful military commander, and perhaps her country's only hope for survival.

Genres: Historical • Historical Fantasy • Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Crewel and unusual

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Crewel And Unusual - 2019

by Molly MacRae

Summary: Caught between two rival shopkeepers who are accusing each other of forging their crafts, Kath Rutledge teams up with the TGIF needlework group and Geneva the ghost to solve an untimely murder.

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Occult & Supernatural • Women Sleuths

What the dead leave behind

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What The Dead Leave Behind - 2017

by David Housewright

Summary: "Once a police detective in St. Paul, Minnesota, Rushmore McKenzie has become not only an unlikely millionaire, but an occasional unlicensed private investigator, doing favors for friends and people in need. When his stepdaughter Erica asks him for just such a favor, McKenzie doesn't have it in him to refuse. Even though it sounds like a very bad idea right from the start. The father of Malcolm Harris, a college friend of Erica's, was found murdered a year ago in a park in New Brighton, a town...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Penance

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Penance - 2013

by David Housewright

Summary: "Holland Taylor is comfortable in interrogation rooms. For years the cold dark cells of the St. Paul Police Department homicide squad were his turf, and with the help of his partner he wrung confessions out of countless killers. But that was long ago. Tonight Taylor is on the other side of the desk. Tonight he is the suspect." --

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Breakfast at Tiffany's and three stories

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Breakfast At Tiffany's And Three Stories - 2012

by Truman Capote

Summary: The title story chronicles the poignancy, wit, and nai¨vete´ of Holly Golightly, an amoral playgirl living in New York City. The volume also includes three of Capote's best known short stories.

Genres: Classics • Humor • Literature & Fiction • Short Stories

Murder on the Champ de Mars

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Murder On The Champ De Mars - 2015

by Cara Black

Summary: "Paris, April 1999: Aimee Leduc has her work cut out for her--running her detective agency and fighting off sleep-deprivation as she tries to be a good single mother to her new bebe. The last thing she has time for now is to take on a personal investigation for a poor manouche (French Gypsy) boy. But he insists his dying mother has an important secret she needs to tell Aimee, something to do with Aimee's father's unsolved murder a decade ago. How can she say no? The dying woman's secret is even...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Women Sleuths

Dearly departed

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Dearly Departed - 2013

by David Housewright

Summary: Private investigator Holland Taylor of Saint Paul, Minnesota searches for a missing woman, falling in love with her photo. Question is, was she murdered by a convicted rapist or, as Taylor hopes, did she disappear to get away from her husband.

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Game of scones

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Game Of Scones - 2018

by Mary Lee Ashford

Summary: As co-owner of Sugar and Spice Cookbooks, Sugar Calloway has seen simple confections bring friends together and spark fiery feuds. Except this time, the recipe truly is to die for. After losing her job as food editor at a glossy magazine, Rosetta Sugarbaker Calloway -- aka "Sugar" to friends -- isn't sweet on accepting defeat and crawling back to her gossipy southern hometown. So when she has an opportunity to launch a community cookbook business with blue-ribbon baker Dixie Spicer in peaceful...  read more »

Genres: Iowa Authors • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Murder in Pigalle

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Murder In Pigalle - 2014

by Cara Black

Summary: June, 1998: Paris's sticky summer heat is even more oppressive than usual as rowdy French football fans riot in anticipation of the World Cup. Private Investigator Aimee Leduc has been trying to slow down her hectic lifestyle, take on only computer security assignments, and maybe try to learn how to cook (quelle catastrophe!). She's vowed not to let herself get involved in any more dangerous shenanigans she's five months' pregnant and has the baby's wellbeing to think about now, too. But all of her best intentions to live the quiet life fall away when disaster strikes close to home.

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

A fatal twist

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A Fatal Twist - 2017

by Tracy Weber

Summary: Yoga instructor Kate Davidson's life takes a chaotic turn once she agrees to not only be the doula for her pregnant best friend, but also play foster mother to two puppies. The chaos only gets worse when Kate finds the dead body of a philandering fertility doctor and Rachel, one of her yoga students, fleeing the scene. Kate is convinced her student is innocent, and she sets out to find the real killer before her testimony condemns Rachel to a life behind bars. But her hands are full with caring...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Women Sleuths

The city of lost fortunes

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The City Of Lost Fortunes - 2018

by Bryan Camp

Summary: "The fate of New Orleans rests in the hands of a wayward grifter in this novel of gods, games, and monsters ... The post-Katrina New Orleans of The City of Lost Fortunes is a place haunted by its history and by the hurricane's destruction, a place that is hoping to survive the rebuilding of its present long enough to ensure that it has a future. Street magician Jude Dubuisson is likewise burdened by his past and by the consequences of the storm, because he has a secret: the magical ability to...  read more »

Genres: Contemporary Fantasy • Fairy Tales, Legends & Mythology • Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Invisible

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Invisible - 2019

by Andrew Grant

Summary: "An Army veteran and intelligence agent goes undercover as a janitor at a federal courthouse to pursue his own brand of justice in a thriller that's part John Grisham, part Robert Crais. As a young man, Paul McGrath rebelled against his pacifist father by becoming a standout Army recruit and the star of his military intelligence unit. But lingering regrets about their relationship make him return home, only to find his father dead, seemingly murdered. When the case ends in a mistrial--after a...  read more »

Genres: Action & Adventure • Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

O'Hurley born

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O'Hurley Born - 2019

by Nora Roberts

Summary: The Last Honest Woman: Abby O'Hurley hides her past as the widow of a notorious race car champion from biographer Dylan Crosby.

Genres: Anthologies • Contemporary • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Night shift

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Night Shift - 1978

by Stephen King

Summary: "Nineteen of King's most unsettling short pieces: bizarre tales of dark doings and unthinkable acts from the twilight regions where horror and madness take on eerie, unearthly forms, where noises in the walls and shadows by the bed are always signs of something dreadful on the prowl." --

Genres: Horror • Literature & Fiction • Short Stories

Under the midnight sun

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Under The Midnight Sun - 2018

by Tracie Peterson

Summary: Living in 1929 in Alaska, Tayler Hale, one of the first women naturalists loves adventure and the great outdoors. Unfortunately, she is running from her dangerous past which has caught up with her just as she has met Thomas Smith, a recent graduate returning home to the people he considers family.

Genres: Christian • Historical • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Broken ground

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Broken Ground - 2018

by Val McDermid

Summary: When a body is discovered in the remote depths of the Highlands, DCI Karen Pirie finds herself in the right place at the right time. Unearthed with someone's long-buried inheritance, the victim seems to belong to the distant past - until new evidence suggests otherwise, and Karen is called in to unravel a case where nothing is as it seems. It's not long before an overheard conversation draws Karen into the heart of a different case, however - a shocking crime she thought she'd already...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers • Women Sleuths

The oath of the Vayuputras

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The Oath Of The Vayuputras - 2017

by Amish

Summary: "Shiva is gathering his forces. He reaches the Naga capital, Panchavati, and Evil is finally revealed. The Neelkanth prepares for a holy war against his true enemy, a man whose name instills dread in the fiercest of warriors. India convulses under the onslaught of a series of brutal battles. It's a war for the very soul of the nation. Many will die. But Shiva must not fail, no matter what the cost. In his desperation, he reaches out to the ones who have never offered any help to him: the...  read more »

Genres: Fairy Tales, Legends & Mythology • Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

The final day

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The Final Day - 2017

by William R Forstchen

Summary: "The highly-anticipated follow--up to William R. Forstchen's New York Times bestsellers, One Second After and One Year After, The Final Day immerses readers once more in the story of our nation's struggle to rebuild itself after an electromagnetic pulse wipes out all electricity and plunges the country into darkness, starvation, and terror. After defeating the designs of the alleged federal government, John Matherson and his community have returned their attention to restoring the technologies...  read more »

Genres: Action & Adventure • Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Thrillers

London rules

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London Rules - 2018

by Mick Herron

Summary: "London Rules might not be written down, but everyone knows rule one: Cover your arse. At MI5 headquarters Regent's Park, First Desk Claude Whelan is learning this the hard way. Tasked with protecting a beleaguered prime minister, he's facing attack from all directions himself: from the showboating MP who orchestrated the Brexit vote, and now has his sights set on Number Ten; from the showboat's wife, a tabloid columnist, who's crucifying Whelan in print; from the PM's favorite Muslim, who's...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

Scrublands

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Scrublands - 2019

by Chris Hammer

Summary: "In the vein of The Dry and Before the Fall, a town's dark secrets come to light in the aftermath of a young priest's unthinkable last act in this arresting and searing debut thriller. In Riversend, an isolated rural community afflicted by an endless drought, a young priest does the unthinkable, killing five parishioners before being taken down himself. A year later, accompanied by his own demons from war-time reporting, journalist Martin Scarsden arrives in Riversend. His assignment is simple:...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

She lies in wait

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She Lies In Wait - 2019

by Gytha Lodge

Summary: "One night during the scorching summer of 1983, a group of teenagers go camping in the forest. The evening starts like any other--they drink, they dance, they fight, they kiss. Some of them slip off into the woods in pairs, others are left jealous and heartbroken. But in the morning, the youngest in the group, Aurora, has disappeared. Her friends claim that she was safe the last time they saw her, right before she went to sleep. An exhaustive investigation is launched but no trace of the...  read more »

Genres: Crime • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

The Paragon Hotel

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The Paragon Hotel - 2018

by Lyndsay Faye

Summary: Fleeing to Oregon from New York City in 1921, Alice James takes refuge in the city's only black hotel and helps new friends search for a missing child, hide from KKK violence, and navigate painful secrets.

Genres: Crime • Historical • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

The burglar

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The Burglar - 2019

by Thomas Perry

Summary: "Elle Stowell is a young woman with an unconventional profession: burglary. But Elle is no petty thief--with just the right combination of smarts, looks, and skills, she can easily stroll through ritzy Bel Air neighborhoods and pick out the perfect home for plucking the most valuable items. This is how Elle has always gotten by. She is good at it, and she thrives on the thrill. But after stumbling upon a grisly triple homicide while stealing from the home of a wealthy art dealer, Elle discovers...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

The dreamers

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The Dreamers - 2019

by Karen Thompson Walker

Summary: One night in an isolated college town in the hills of Southern California, a first-year student stumbles into her dorm room, falls asleep, and doesn't wake up. She sleeps through the morning, into the evening. Her roommate, Mei, cannot rouse her. Neither can the paramedics, nor the perplexed doctors at the hospital. When a second girl falls asleep, and then a third, Mei finds herself thrust together with an eccentric classmate as panic takes hold of the college and spreads to the town. A young...  read more »

Genres: Literary Fiction • Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

An elderly lady is up to no good

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An Elderly Lady Is Up To No Good - 2018

by Helene Tursten

Summary: Maud is an irascible 88-year-old Swedish woman with no family, no friends, and... no qualms about a little murder. This funny, irreverent story collection by Helene Tursten, author of the Irene Huss investigations, features two-never-before translated stories that will keep you laughing all the way to the retirement home. Ever since her darling father's untimely death when she was only eighteen, Maud has lived in the family's spacious apartment in downtown Gothenburg rent-free, thanks to a...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Short Stories

Take a chance

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Take A Chance - 2018

by Shelley Shepard Gray

Summary: Kurt Holland moves to Bridgeport, Ohio so his younger brother Sam will have more opportunities, maybe even a scholarship to college. When Sam gets in trouble for fighting at school, Kurt meets Sam's English teacher. Emily Springer is passionate about helping all of her students succeed, and goes to bat in Sam's defense. When she meets Kurt, Emily questions her no-dating policy when it comes to her students' parents, since Kurt isn't technically Sam's parent. At Kurt's weekly poker games he...  read more »

Genres: Contemporary • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The tiger and the wolf

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The Tiger And The Wolf - 2016

by Adrian Tchaikovsky

Summary: In the bleak northern crown of the world, war is coming Maniye's father is the Wolf clan's chieftain, but she's an outcast. Her mother was queen of the Tiger and these tribes have been enemies for generations. Maniye also hides a deadly secret. All can shift into their clan's animal form, but Maniye can take on tiger and wolf shapes. She refuses to disown half her soul so escapes, rescuing a prisoner of the Wolf clan in the process. The killer Broken Axe is set on their trail, to drag them back...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Swear on this life

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Swear On This Life - 2016

by Renée Carlino

Summary: "From USA TODAY bestselling author Renee Carlino (Before We Were Strangers), a warm and witty novel about a struggling writer who must come to grips with her past, present, and future after she discovers that she's the inspiration for a pseudonymously published bestselling novel. When a bestselling debut novel from mysterious author J. Colby becomes the literary event of the year, Emiline reads it reluctantly. As an adjunct writing instructor at UC San Diego with her own stalled literary career...  read more »

Genres: Contemporary • Literature & Fiction • New Adult & College • Romance

The water cure

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The Water Cure - 2018

by Sophie Mackintosh

Summary: "An extraordinary otherworldly debut... [Mackintosh] is writing the way that Sofia Coppola would shoot the end of the world: everything is luminous, precise, slow to the point of dread." --The Guardian The Handmaid's Tale meets The Virgin Suicides in this dystopic feminist revenge fantasy about three sisters on an isolated island, raised to fear men King has tenderly staked out a territory for his wife and three daughters, Grace, Lia, and Sky. He has lain the barbed wire; he has anchored the...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Psychological • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Harlequin's millions

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Harlequin's Millions - 2014

by Bohumil Hrabal

Summary: "By the writer whom Milan Kundera called Czechoslovakia's greatest contemporary writer comes a novel (now in English for the first time) peopled with eccentric, unforgettable inhabitants of a home for the elderly who reminisce about their lives and their changing country. Written with a keen eye for the absurd and sprinkled with dialogue that captures the poignancy of the everyday, this novel allows us into the mind of an elderly woman coming to terms with the passing of time. --

Genres: Literary Fiction • Literature & Fiction

Hunting for crows

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Hunting For Crows - 2016

by Iain Cameron

Summary: "Someone is killing former members of a rock band A drowned man and a businessman killed in his own gym are being treated as accidents, but both men used to play in the same rock band. Detective Inspector Angus Henderson becomes interested as he once liked the band but can't convince his superiors, and at times even himself, that criminal activity is going on. If he continues to investigate, is he in danger of making a complete fool of himself for 'inventing' crime, as his bosses think, or can...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Police Procedurals

Night of fire

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Night Of Fire - 2017

by Iain Cameron

Summary: "The Bonfire Night procession moving slowly down Lewes High Street in Sussex is being watched by thousands of onlookers. DI Henderson is in the crowd, but he can't shake from his mind the murder of a Bonfire Society member days earlier when he was found burned to death. With most of the evidence destroyed by fire, the DI is forced to trawl through the victim's life, looking for clues. A former friend, Guy Barton, soon comes to the fore, as not only was he involved in a fight with the victim,...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Because of Miss Bridgerton

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Because Of Miss Bridgerton - 2016

by Julia Quinn

Summary: Everyone expects Billie Bridgerton to marry one of the Rokesby brothers. The two families have been neighbors for centuries, and as a child the tomboyish Billie ran wild with Edward and Andrew. Either one would make a perfect husband... someday. But sometimes fate has a wicked sense of humor. There is only one Rokesby Billie absolutely cannot tolerate, and that is George. He may be the eldest and heir to the earldom, but he's arrogant, annoying, and she's absolutely certain he detests her....  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Gone

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Gone - 2019

by Chelsea Cain

Summary: "Twenty-one-year-old Kick Lannigan is a survivor. She can pick any lock, fire any weapon, throw any knife, and aim a punch at her opponent|s trachea. And when the enigmatic John Bishop shows up asking her to help him rescue missing kids, Kick has every reason to be wary. He appears to have access to limitless money, high-level contacts, and details of Kick|s background long kept sealed by the court. Yet everything he tells her about himself seems to be a lie. Headstrong by nature, suspicious...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

Crucible

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Crucible - 2019

by James Rollins

Summary: Commander Gray Pierce discovers his house ransacked, his pregnant lover missing; his best friend Monk's wife, Kat, is unconscious on the kitchen floor, and Kat's two daughters have vanished. Kat is in a semi-comatose state and cannot speak-- until a brilliant neurologist offers a radical approach to "unlock" her mind long enough to ask a few questions. Soon Sigma Force is on a frantic quest for answers to mysteries reaching back to the Spanish Inquisition and to one of the most reviled and...  read more »

Genres: Action & Adventure • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

Playing for keeps

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Playing For Keeps - 2019

by Jill Shalvis

Summary: "When it comes to the confident, charismatic Caleb Parker, Sadie Lane feels the spark--the kind that comes from rubbing each other the wrong way. She's yoga pants, he's a suit. She's a tattoo artist, he's a straight-laced mogul. But after they accidentally co-rescue an abandoned dog from a storm, Sadie sees a vulnerable side to the seemingly invincible hottie. Caleb doesn't do emotions. Growing up the underdog, he's learned the hard way to build up an impenetrable wall. Perfect for business....  read more »

Genres: Contemporary • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Romantic Comedy

The kingdom of copper

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The Kingdom Of Copper - 2019

by S A Chakraborty

Summary: "The sequel to S. A. Chakraborty's brilliantly imagined fantasy The City of Brass, which #1 New York Times bestelling author Sabaa Tahir called "the best adult fantasy I've read since The Name of the Wind", in which a young con artist drawn into the kingdom of the djinn must navigate her way through their dangerous world of magic, court politics, and ever-shifting alliances." --

Genres: Action & Adventure • Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Verity

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Verity - 2018

by Colleen Hoover

Summary: Lowen Ashleigh is a struggling writer on the brink of financial ruin when she accepts the job offer of a lifetime. Jeremy Crawford, husband of bestselling author Verity Crawford, has hired Lowen to complete the remaining books in a successful series his injured wife is unable to finish. Lowen arrives at the Crawford home, to sort through years of Verity's notes and outlines, hoping to find enough material to get started. Lowen uncovers an unfinished autobiography Verity never intended anyone to...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Thrillers

Gleanings

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Gleanings - 2016

by Alice Sabo

Summary: As starving, travel weary people overrun High Meadow, Tillie and Angus must do a delicate dance to keep the doors open. Angus has set the boundaries for their new territory and Martin is tasked with keeping it safe. Tillie struggles to get everyone fed while keeping an eye on the stores for winter. Wisp helps where he can, vetting the newcomers and finding stragglers, but not every person comes under his scrutiny. He has to learn new skills to deal with the increasing mental pressure of the...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Scattered seeds

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Scattered Seeds - 2015

by Alice Sabo

Summary: While High Meadow is dealing with troublemakers and raiders, Wisp and his crew follow Nick across the country in the hopes of finally finding answers to all their questions. What had started as a simple trip turns into an undercover operation for Nick, leaving Wisp to return to High Meadow on his own with a van full of children. In the search for answers, Nick finds out that the problems are more complex than he imagined. The country's minimal infrastructure is teetering on the brink of...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

The break line

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The Break Line - 2019

by James Brabazon

Summary: "British intelligence operative and hardened assassin, Max MacLean, battles a nightmarish enemy in this stunning debut thriller from an award winning war correspondent. When it comes to killing terrorists British intelligence has always had one man they could rely on, Max MacLean. As an assassin, he's never missed, but Max has made one miscalculation and now he has to pay the price. His handlers send him to Sierra Leone on a seemingly one-way mission. What he finds is a horror from beyond his...  read more »

Genres: Action & Adventure • Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

My favorite half-night stand

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My Favorite Half-night Stand - 2018

by Christina Lauren

Summary: "By the New York Times bestselling author who "hilariously depicts modern dating" (Us Weekly), My Favorite Half-Night Stand is a laugh-out-loud romp through online dating and its many, many fails. Millie Morris has always been one of the guys. A UC Santa Barbara professor, she's a female-serial-killer expert who's quick with a deflection joke and terrible at getting personal. And she, just like her four best guy friends and fellow professors, is perma-single. So when a routine university...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Romantic Comedy

Rescued by the captain

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Rescued By The Captain - 2017

by Laura A Barnes

Summary: A Lady abandoned at sea. A Captain who rescues her. Two souls who thought they lost love, will they find it again? When Ivy Mallory awakens; she finds herself on the ship of the man who rejected her love years earlier. Caught in the middle of a treason plot, she must help save her brother. To do so she needs to put her trust in the one man who can protect her. Captain Marcus Thornhill never imagined he would find a lady floating unconscious in a lifeboat out in the middle of the open sea. When...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Iowa Authors • Literature & Fiction • Regency • Romance

Ghost wall

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Ghost Wall - 2019

by Sarah Moss

Summary: Spending time with her family at an Iron Age reenactment field site in northern England that requires participants to use prehistoric tools and knowledge to survive, Silvie begins to envision her own future before a spiritual ritual involving human sacrifice raises disturbing questions.

Genres: Family Life • Literary Fiction • Literature & Fiction • Psychologica

Murder on the Quai

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Murder On The Quai - 2016

by Cara Black

Summary: The world knows Aimee Leduc as a tres chic, no-nonsense private investigator the toughest and most relentless in Paris. Now author Cara Black dips back in time to reveal how Aimee first became a detective. November 1989: Aimee Leduc is in her first year of college at Paris's preeminent medical school. She lives in a 17th-century apartment that overlooks the Seine with her father, who runs the family detective agency. But the week the Berlin Wall crumbles, so does Aimee's life as she knows it....  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Women Sleuths

The hyena and the hawk

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The Hyena And The Hawk - 2018

by Adrian Tchaikovsky

Summary: "From the depths of the darkest myths, the soulless Plague People have returned. Their pale-walled camps obliterate villages, just as the terror they bring with them destroys minds. In their wake, nothing is left of the true people: not their places, not their ways. The Plague People will remake the world as though they had never been. The heroes and leaders of the true people|Maniye, Loud Thunder, Hesprec and Asman|will each fight the Plague People in their own ways. They will seek allies,...  read more »

Genres: Epic Fantasy • Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

The patron saint of lost dogs

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The Patron Saint Of Lost Dogs - 2016

by Nick Trout

Summary: After fifteen years, Dr. Cyrus Mills returns to rural Vermont to inherit the Bedside Manor for Sick Animals, the failing veterinary practice of his recently deceased and long-estranged father. Cyrus, a veterinary pathologist far more comfortable with cold clinical facts than living, breathing animals (not to mention their quirky, demanding owners), intends to sell the practice and get out of town as fast as he can. Then his first patient - a down-on-her-luck golden retriever named Frieda...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction

Lethal seasons

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Lethal Seasons - 2014

by Alice Sabo

Summary: The world has changed. In Zero Year, the sheer number of dead overwhelmed all infrastructure. Bodies lay in the streets while the living searched house to house for children and elderly left with no caregivers. Nick counts survivors. It's been ten years since the virus started paring down the human population. Every summer, like an early flu season, it comes back. Nick travels the country to find communities to barter with and counts the survivors. To save a child is to save the future. When...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

At the wolf's table

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At The Wolf's Table - 2019

by Rosella Postorino

Summary: Germany, 1943. Rosa Sauer's parents are gone, and her husband Gregor is fighting on the front lines of WWII. Conscripted by the SS to be one of Hitler's tasters, three times a day she and nine other women go to his secret headquarters, the Wolf's Lair, to eat his meals before he does. Three times a day. Forced to eat what might kill them, the tasters begin to divide into The Fanatics, loyal to Hitler, and those who insist they aren't Nazis, even as they risk their lives every day for Hitler's. And as the months pass, it becomes increasingly clear they are on the wrong side of history. --

Genres: Historical • Literary Fiction • Literature & Fiction

Out of the dark

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Out Of The Dark - 2019

by Gregg Andrew Hurwitz

Summary: Taken from a group home at age twelve, Evan Smoak was raised and trained as part of the Orphan Program, an off-the-books operation designed to create deniable intelligence assets--i.e. assassins. Evan was Orphan X. He broke with the Program, using everything he learned to disappear and reinvent himself as the Nowhere Man, a man who helps the truly desperate when no one else can. But now Evan's past is catching up to him. Someone at the very highest level of government has been trying to...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

The plotters

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The Plotters - 2019

by Ŏn-su Kim

Summary: In an alternate-reality Seoul, South Korea, assassination guilds compete for dominance. Reseng, a seasoned assassin, uncovers a scheme set into motion by a trio of young women. When a job goes wrong, it forces him to decide if he will remain a pawn of the plotters who control the city's criminals. --

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

Vengeance road

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Vengeance Road - 2019

by Christine Feehan

Summary: Breezy Simmons, who was born into a ruthless motorcycle club, returns to Sea Haven, and to Torpedo Ink vice president Steele, who broke her heart when he chose the club over her, when her past threatens to destroy her.

Genres: Contemporary • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Siege of stone

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Siege Of Stone - 2018

by Terry Goodkind

Summary: "The ramifications of Shroud of Eternity extends throughout all of the Old World as familiar allies, dangerous magic, and creatures created by twisted sorcery all work at cross purposes to either save or destroy Ildakar in Terry Goodkind's Siege of Stone. The Sorceress Nicci, the Wizard Nathan Rahl, and the young swordsman Bannon remain in the legendary city of Ildakar after a great internal revolt has freed the slaves and brought down the powerful wizards council. But as he fled the city,...  read more »

Genres: Action & Adventure • Epic Fantasy • Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Oliver Loving

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Oliver Loving - 2018

by Stefan Merrill Block

Summary: "One warm West Texas November night, a shy boy named Oliver Loving joins his classmates at Bliss Township School's annual dance, hoping for a glimpse of the object of his unrequited affections, an enigmatic junior named Rebekkah Sterling. But as the music plays, a troubled young man sneaks in through the school's back door. The dire choices this man makes that evening -- and the unspoken story he carries -- will tear the town of Bliss, Texas, apart. Nearly ten years later, Oliver Loving still...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literary Fiction • Literature & Fiction

Torture of the mountain man

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Torture Of The Mountain Man - 2018

by William W Johnstone

Summary: "When Smoke Jensen is summoned to a small Texas town under siege by a scourge of kill-crazy bandits, volunteers line up to take out the Mountain Man. Being Smoke Jensen, he wouldn't have it any other way." --

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Westerns

Last wool and testament

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Last Wool And Testament - 2012

by Molly MacRae

Summary: TGIF (Thank Goodness it's Fiber) is the name of the spunky group of fiber and needlework artists founded by Ivy McClellan, Kath's beloved grandmother. Though Ivy has recently passed on, the members still meet regularly at her fiber and fabric shop, The Weaver's Cat, which Kath has now inherited. But that's only the first in a series of surprises when Kath returns to the small town of Blue Plum, Tennessee, to settle her grandmother's affairs. There has been a murder, and it turns out her...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Occult & Supernatura

Moonlight over Manhattan

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Moonlight Over Manhattan - 2017

by Sarah Morgan

Summary: "Determined to conquer a lifetime of shyness, Harriet Knight challenges herself to do one thing a day in December that scares her, including celebrating Christmas without her family. But when dog walker Harriet meets her newest client, exuberant spaniel Madi, she adds an extra challenge to her list--dealing with Madi's temporary dog sitter, gruff doctor Ethan Black, and their very unexpected chemistry." --

Genres: Contemporary • Holidays • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Romantic Comedy

Yuma prison crashout

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Yuma Prison Crashout - 2018

by William W Johnstone

Summary: Hank Fallon used to be one of the best deputy marshals in the country. Then he got framed for a crime he didn't commit. Got sentenced to ten years in a federal penitentiary. And got out early for saving the lives of two guards during a riot. When Fallon is released, a private detective is waiting for him. He wants to put Hank behind bars again - but this time, as an undercover agent . . . The last thing Fallon wants is to return to jail. Especially a rat-infested hell hole like Yuma Territorial...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Westerns

Knot the usual suspects

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Knot The Usual Suspects - 2015

by Molly MacRae

Summary: It's time for Handmade Blue Plum, an annual arts and crafts fair, and Kath and her knitting group TGIF (Thank Goodness It's Fiber) plan to kick off the festivities with a yarn bombing. But they're not the only ones needling Blue Plum. Bagpiper and former resident Hugh McPhee had just returned after a long absence, yet his reception is anything but cozy. The morning after his arrival, he's found dead in full piper's regalia. Although shaken, Kath and her knitting group go forward with their yarn...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Occult & Supernatural • Women Sleuths

Sunset in Central Park

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Sunset In Central Park - 2016

by Sarah Morgan

Summary: When she finally admits to herself she has feelings for her best friend, Matt, the only man she trusts and feels comfortable with, garden designer Frankie Cole must come to terms with her past in order to have a future with this man she has known forever.

Genres: Contemporary • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Romantic Comedy

Holiday in the Hamptons

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Holiday In The Hamptons - 2017

by Sarah Morgan

Summary: "Professional dog-walker Felicity Knight loves everything about New York--until her ex-husband starts working at her local vet clinic. She hasn't seen Seth Carlyle in ten years, but one glimpse of him--too gorgeous, and still too good for her--and Fliss's heart hurts like their whirlwind marriage ended yesterday. So when her grandmother in the Hamptons needs help for the summer, it seems the ideal way to escape her past. Their relationship might have lasted only a few scorching months, but vet...  read more »

Genres: Contemporary • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Romantic Comedy

Moondust Lake

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Moondust Lake - 2019

by T Davis Bunn

Summary: Buddy Helms lives and works under the thumb of his powerful father. He's proved himself time and again to the manipulative patriarch-- even saving the company from financial ruin-- but has never had his father's love and respect. His church counselor recommends the solitude of Moondust Lake, a retreat just outside Miramar Bay. Kimberly Sturgiss is a psychotherapist whose tragic past has granted her a rare ability to gently release her patients from their self-made prisons. She's well acquainted...  read more »

Genres: Christian • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Big bang

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Big Bang - 2019

by David Bowman

Summary: Set in the 1950's, this epic, Warholian novel presents a brilliant and wholly original take on the years leading up to the Kennedy assassination. Where were you when you first heard President Kennedy had been shot? This is a question most people can answer, even if the answer is "I wasn't born yet." In this epic novel, David Bowman makes the strong case that the shooting on November 22nd, 1963 was the major, defining turning point that catapulted the world into an entirely new stratosphere. It was the second big bang.

Genres: Historical • Humor • Literary Fiction • Literature & Fiction

Apt pupil

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Apt Pupil - 2018

by Stephen King

Summary: "Todd Bowden is an apt pupil. Good grades, good family, a paper route. But he is about to meet a different kind of teacher, Mr. Dussander, and to learn all about Dussander's dark and deadly past... a decades-old manhunt Dussander has escaped to this day. Yet Todd doesn't want to turn his teacher in. Todd wants to know more. Much more. He is about to face his fears and learn the real meaning of power--and the seductive lure of evil. A classic story from Stephen King, Apt Pupil reveals layers upon layers of deception--and horror--as finally there is only one left standing." --

Genres: Horror • Literature & Fiction

48 hours

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48 Hours - 2019

by William R Forstchen

Summary: "From the author of the smash hit, New York Times bestselling One Second After series comes a thriller in which the survival of humanity itself is at stake. The countdown is on. In less than forty eight hours, Earth will be hit by a major solar storm. At first, it is thought to be a Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) that will severely damage our world's electronic infrastructure. A crisis to be certain, but one that can be survived--until something far more frightening is discovered by NASA's solar...  read more »

Genres: Action & Adventure • Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Thrillers

Freefall

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Freefall - 2019

by Jessica Barry

Summary: "When her fianc?|s private plane crashes in the Colorado Rockies, Allison Carpenter miraculously survives. But the fight for her life is just beginning. For years, Allison has been living with a terrible secret, a shocking truth that powerful men will kill to keep buried. If they know she|s alive, they will come for her. She must make it home. In the small community of Owl Creek, Maine, Maggie Carpenter learns that her only child is presumed dead. But authorities have not recovered her...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Psychological • Thrillers

The three secret cities

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The Three Secret Cities - 2018

by Matthew Reilly

Summary: With the end of all things rapidly approaching, Jack must find the Three Secret Cities, three incredible lost cities of legend. Its an impossible task by any reckoning, but Jack must do it while he is being hunted by the greatest hunters in history.

Genres: Action & Adventure • Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Thrillers

Newcomer

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Newcomer - 2018

by Keigo Higashino

Summary: Newly transferred to a precinct in the Nihonbashi area of Tokyo, Detective Kyochiro Kaga, while investigating the puzzling murder of a woman, soon discovers that nearly all the people living and working in the business district of Nihonbashi are suspects.

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Police Procedurals • Women Sleuths

The legend of Sleepy Hollow

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The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow - 1984

by Washington Irving

Summary: The legend of the new schoolmaster, Ichabod Crane, the local bully, Brom Bones, and the ghost, the Headless Horseman.

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Short Stories

Awakened

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Awakened - 2018

by James S Murray

Summary: After years of waiting, New York's newest subway line is finally ready. Many dignitaries, including the American President, are in attendance for the inaugural run. When the train pulls into the station, they see that all the train cars are empty and the cars' interiors are drenched in blood. As chaos descends, all those in the pavilion scramble to get out. But the horror is only beginning. There's something living beneath New York City, and it's not happy we've woken it up.

Genres: Action & Adventure • Horror • Literature & Fiction • Occult & Supernatura

Burning bright

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Burning Bright - 2017

by Nicholas Petrie

Summary: War veteran Peter Ash sought peace and quiet among the towering redwoods in Northern California, but the trip isn't quite the balm he hoped for. The dense forest and close fog cause his claustrophobia to buzz and spark, and then he stumbles upon a hungry grizzly bear. Peter doesn't favor his odds in a fight of man against bear, so he makes a strategic retreat up a nearly sapling. There, he finds something strange: a climbing rope, affixed to a distant branch above. It leads to another, and...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

Watching you

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Watching You - 2018

by Lisa Jewell

Summary: "Melville Heights is one of the nicest neighborhoods in Bristol, England; home to doctors and lawyers and old-money academics. It's not the sort of place where people are brutally murdered in their own kitchens. But it is the sort of place where everyone has a secret. And everyone is watching you. As the headmaster credited with turning around the local school, Tom Fitzwilliam is beloved by one and all--including Joey Mullen, his new neighbor, who quickly develops an intense infatuation with...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Psychological • Thrillers

One day in December

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One Day In December - 2018

by Josie Silver

Summary: Two people. Ten chances. One unforgettable love story. Laurie is pretty sure love at first sight doesn't exist anywhere but the movies. But then, through a misted-up bus window one snowy December day, she sees a man who she knows instantly is the one. Their eyes meet, there's a moment of pure magic ... and then her bus drives away. Certain they're fated to find each other again, Laurie spends a year scanning every bus stop and cafe in London for him. But she doesn't find him, not when it...  read more »

Genres: Contemporary • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The boy

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The Boy - 2018

by Tami Hoag

Summary: "When Detective Nick Fourcade enters the home of Genevieve Gauthier outside the sleepy town of Bayou Breaux, Louisiana, the bloody crime scene that awaits him is both the most brutal and the most confusing he's ever seen. Genevieve's seven-year-old son, KJ, has been murdered by an alleged intruder, yet Genevieve is alive and well, a witness inexplicably left behind to tell the tale. There is no evidence of forced entry, not a clue that points to a motive. Meanwhile, Nick's wife, Detective Annie...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Police Procedurals • Thrillers

Hunting Annabelle

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Hunting Annabelle - 2018

by Wendy Heard

Summary: "Sean Suh is done with killing. After serving three years in a psychiatric prison, he's determined to stay away from temptation. But he can't resist Annabelle--beautiful, confident, incandescent Annabelle--who alone can see past the monster to the man inside. The man he's desperately trying to be. Then Annabelle disappears. Sean is sure she's been kidnapped--he witnessed her being taken firsthand--but the police are convinced that Sean himself is at the center of this crime. And he must admit,...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Psychological • Thrillers

Convenience store woman

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Convenience Store Woman - 2018

by Sayaka Murata

Summary: "Keiko Furukura had always been considered a strange child, and her parents always worried how she would get on in the real world, so when she takes on a job in a convenience store while at university, they are delighted for her. For her part, in the convenience store she finds a predictable world mandated by the store manual, which dictates how the workers should act and what they should say, and she copies her coworkers' style of dress and speech patterns so that she can play the part of a...  read more »

Genres: Literary Fiction • Literature & Fiction

Life is elsewhere

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Life Is Elsewhere - 2000

by Milan Kundera

Summary: "The author initially intended to call this novel The Lyrical Age. The lyrical age, according to Kundera, is youth, and this novel, above all, is an epic of adolescence; an ironic epic that tenderly erodes sacrosanct values: childhood, motherhood, revolution, and even poetry. Jaromil is in fact a poet. His mother made him a poet and accompanies him (figuratively) to his love bed, and (literally) to his deathbed. A ridiculous and touching character, horrifying and totally innocent ("innocence...  read more »

Genres: Literary Fiction • Literature & Fiction

The lost girls of Paris

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The Lost Girls Of Paris - 2019

by Pam Jenoff

Summary: From the author of the runaway bestseller The Orphan's Tale comes a remarkable story of friendship and courage centered around three women and a ring of female secret agents during World War II. In 1946 in Manhattan, one morning while passing through Grand Central Terminal on her way to work, Grace Healey finds an abandoned suitcase tucked beneath a bench. Unable to resist her own curiosity, Grace opens the suitcase, where she discovers a dozen photographs--each of a different woman. In a...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literary Fiction • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Verses for the dead

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Verses For The Dead - 2018

by Douglas J Preston

Summary: After an overhaul of leadership at the FBI's New York field office, A. X. L. Pendergast is abruptly forced to accept an unthinkable condition of continued employment: the famously rogue agent must now work with a partner. Pendergast and his new teammate, junior agent Coldmoon, are assigned to Miami Beach, where a rash of killings by a bloodthirsty psychopath are distinguished by a confounding M.O.: cutting out the hearts of his victims and leaving them--along with cryptic handwritten...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Occult & Supernatural • Police Procedurals • Thrillers

Daughter of war

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Daughter Of War - 2019

by Brad Taylor

Summary: "Former Special Forces Officer and New York Times bestselling author Brad Taylor delivers a heart-pounding thriller featuring Taskforce operators Pike Logan and Jennifer Cahill as they come face to face with a conspiracy where nothing is as it seems. Hot on the trail of a North Korean looking to sell sensitive US intelligence to the Syrian regime, Pike Logan and the Taskforce stumble upon something much graver: the sale of a lethal substance called Red Mercury. Unbeknownst to the Taskforce, the...  read more »

Genres: Action & Adventure • Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

In a house of lies

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In A House Of Lies - 2018

by Ian Rankin

Summary: A missing private investigator is found locked in a car hidden deep in the woods. Worse still - both for his family and the police - the body was in an area that had already been searched 10 years ago. Detective Inspector Siobhan Clarke is part of a new inquiry, combing through the mistakes of the original case. There were always suspicions over how the investigation was handled, and now - after a decade without answers - it's time for the truth. Every officer involved must be questioned, and...  read more »

Genres: Crime • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Police Procedurals • Thrillers

Untouchable

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Untouchable - 2019

by Jayne Ann Krentz

Summary: "A man's quest to find answers for those who are haunted by the past leads him deeper into the shadows in this electrifying novel from the New York Times bestselling author of Promise Not to Tell. Quinton Zane is back. Jack Lancaster, consultant to the FBI, has always been drawn to the coldest of cold cases, the kind that law enforcement either considers unsolvable or else has chalked up to accidents or suicides. As a survivor of a fire, he finds himself uniquely compelled by arson cases. His...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Romantic Suspense • Thrillers

For better and worse

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For Better And Worse - 2018

by Margot Hunt

Summary: "On their first date back in law school, Natalie and Will Clarke bonded over drinks, dinner and whether they could get away with murder. Now married, they'll put the latter to the test when an unchecked danger in their community places their son in jeopardy. Working as a criminal defense attorney, Nat refuses to rely on the broken legal system to keep her family safe. She knows that if you want justice...you have to get it yourself. Shocked to discover Nat's taken matters into her own hands...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Psychological • Thrillers

Where the dead sit talking

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Where The Dead Sit Talking - 2018

by Brandon Hobson

Summary: "A spare, lyrical Native American coming of age story set in rural Oklahoma in the late 1980s. With his single mother in jail, Sequoyah, a fifteen-year-old Cherokee boy, is placed in foster care with the Troutt family. Literally and figuratively scarred by his unstable upbringing, Sequoyah has spent years mostly keeping to himself, living with his emotions pressed deep below the surface--that is, until he meets the seventeen-year-old Rosemary, another youth staying with the Troutts. Sequoyah...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Light it up

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Light It Up - 2018

by Nick Petrie

Summary: Combat veteran Peter Ash leaves a simple life rebuilding hiking trails in Oregon to help his good friend Henry Nygaard, whose daughter runs a Denver security company that protects cash-rich cannabis entrepreneurs from modern-day highwaymen. Henry's son-in-law and the company's operations manager were carrying a large sum of client money when their vehicle vanished without a trace, leaving Henry's daughter and her company vulnerable. When Peter is riding shotgun on cash run, the cargo he's...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

Summoned to thirteenth grave

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Summoned To Thirteenth Grave - 2019

by Darynda Jones

Summary: Grim Reaper Charley Davidson is back in the final installment of Darynda Jones' New York Times bestselling paranormal series! Charley Davidson, Grim Reaper extraordinaire, is pissed . She's been kicked off the earthly plane for eternity -which is exactly the amount of time it takes to make a person stark, raving mad. But someone's looking out for her, and she's allowed to return after a mere hundred years in exile. Is it too much to hope for that not much has changed? Apparently it is. Bummer....  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Occult & Supernatural • Science Fiction & Fantasy

First snow

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First Snow - 2017

by Nora Roberts

Summary: A Will and A Way: Pandora McVie's life is tied up in knots. In order to respect her uncle Jolley's last wishes, she's stuck spending Christmas isolated in the Catskills with Michael Donahue, the co-beneficiary of her uncle's will. Jolley was a matchmaker to the end--and apparently for some time beyond. The infuriating Michael is hard to live with...but what's harder still is not falling in love with her nemesis.

Genres: Contemporary • Holidays • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The other Miss Bridgerton

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The Other Miss Bridgerton - 2018

by Julia Quinn

Summary: "Poppy Bridgerton will only wed a suitor whose keen intellect and interests match her own. Sadly, none of the fools from her London season qualify. While visiting a friend on the Dorset coast, Poppy is pleasantly surprised to discover a smugglers' hideaway tucked inside a cave. But her delight turns to dismay when two pirates kidnap her and take her aboard a ship, leaving her bound and gagged on the captain's bed... Known to society as a rascal and reckless privateer, Captain Andrew James...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Romantic Comedy

Liar liar

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Liar Liar - 2019

by James Patterson

Summary: Detective Harriet Blue is a very good cop . . . gone very bad. In the space of a week, she has committed theft and fraud, resisted arrest, assaulted a police officer, and is considered a dangerous fugitive from the law. It's all because of one man, Regan Banks. He viciously killed the only person in the world who matters to Harriet-and he plans to kill her next. As she recklessly speeds toward the dark side-and finally crosses it-Harriet won't stop until Regan pays for the many lives he has taken.

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Police Procedurals • Thrillers

Murder likes it hot

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Murder Likes It Hot - 2019

by Tracy Weber

Summary: When an employee is found dead at the local homeless shelter for youth, yoga instructor Kate Davidson sets aside her fertility and financial woes to support and defend the teenagers.

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Women Sleuths

Murder at the mill

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Murder At The Mill - 2018

by M B Shaw

Summary: "A picture hides a thousand lies... And only Iris Grey can uncover the truth. Iris Grey rents a quaint cottage in a picture-perfect Hampshire village, looking to escape from her crumbling marriage. She is drawn to the neighboring Wetherby family, and is commissioned to paint a portrait of Dominic Wetherby, a celebrated crime writer. At the Wetherby's Christmas Eve party, the mulled wine is in full flow - but so are tensions and rivalries among the guests. On Christmas Day, the youngest member...  read more »

Genres: Crime • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Women Sleuths

Empire rising

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Empire Rising - 2015

by Rick Campbell

Summary: "Xiang Li Cheng, the President of the People's Republic of China, has both a problem and a plan. The problem is that the limited supply of oil available to China is threatening to derail his country's economic growth and prosperity. But to secure access to those resources, he must contend with powerful U.S. Navy and the Pacific Fleet. After a decades-long largely secret military build up, Cheng sets his plan in motion by suddenly invading Taiwan and drawing the Pacific Fleet in to its defense....  read more »

Genres: Action & Adventure • Literature & Fiction

The golden tresses of the dead

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The Golden Tresses Of The Dead - 2019

by C Alan Bradley

Summary: "Although it is autumn in the small English town of Bishop's Lacey, the chapel is decked with exotic flowers. Yes, Flavia de Luce's sister Ophelia is at last getting hitched, like a mule to a wagon. "A church is a wonderful place for a wedding," muses Flavia, "surrounded as it is by the legions of the dead, whose listening bones bear silent witness to every promise made at the altar." Flavia is not your normal twelve-year-old girl. An expert in the chemical nature of poisons, she has solved...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

The silent patient

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The Silent Patient - 2019

by Alex Michaelides

Summary: "Alicia Berenson|s life is seemingly perfect. A famous painter married to an in-demand fashion photographer, she lives in a grand house with big windows overlooking a park in one of London|s most desirable areas. One evening her husband Gabriel returns home late from a fashion shoot, and Alicia shoots him five times in the face, and then never speaks another word. Alicia|s refusal to talk, or give any kind of explanation, turns a domestic tragedy into something far grander, a mystery that...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Psychological • Thrillers

Golden State

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Golden State - 2019

by Ben H Winters

Summary: "In a strange alternate society that values law and truth above all else, Laszlo Ratesic is a nineteen-year veteran of the Speculative Service. He lives in the Golden State, a nation standing where California once did, a place where like-minded Americans retreated after the erosion of truth and the spread of lies made public life and governance impossible. In the Golden State, knowingly contradicting the truth is the greatest crime--and stopping those crimes is Laz's job. In its service, he is...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Political • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Thrillers

The widows

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The Widows - 2019

by Jess Montgomery

Summary: When Lily Ross learns that her husband, Daniel Ross, the town's widely respected sheriff, is killed while transporting a prisoner, she is devastated and vows to avenge his death. Hours after his funeral, a stranger appears at her door. Marvena Whitcomb, a coal miner's widow, is unaware that Daniel has died, and begs to speak with him about her missing daughter. From miles away but worlds apart, Lily and Marvena's lives collide as they realize that Daniel was not the man that either of them...  read more »

Genres: Biographical • Historical • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Women Sleuths

Hearts of the missing

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Hearts Of The Missing - 2018

by Carol Potenza

Summary: Beautifully written with a riveting plot and a richly drawn, diverse cast of characters, Hearts of the Missing is the mesmerizing debut from 2017 Tony Hillerman Prize recipient Carol Potenza. When a young woman linked to a list of missing Fire-Sky tribal members commits suicide, Pueblo Police Sergeant Nicky Matthews is assigned to the case. As the investigation unfolds, she uncovers a threat that strikes at the very heart of what it means to be a Fire-Sky Native: victims chosen and murdered...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Police Procedurals • Thrillers • Women Sleuths

No exit

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No Exit - 2019

by Taylor Adams

Summary: A kidnapped little girl locked in a stranger's van. No help for miles. What would you do? Darby Thorne is a college student stranded by a blizzard at a highway rest stop in the middle of nowhere. She's on the way home to see her sick mother. She'll have to spend the night in the rest stop with four complete strangers. Then she stumbles across a little girl locked inside one of their parked cars. There is no cell phone reception, no telephone, no way out because of the snow, and she doesn't know...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Psychological • Thrillers

Judgment

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Judgment - 2019

by Joseph Finder

Summary: It was nothing more than a one-night stand. Juliana Brody, a judge in the Superior Court of Massachusetts, is rumored to be in consideration for the federal circuit, maybe someday the highest court in the land. At a conference in a Chicago hotel, she meets a gentle, vulnerable man and in a moment of weakness has an unforgettable night with him. They part with an explicit understanding that this must never happen again. But back home in Boston, it becomes clear that this was no random encounter....  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

No sunscreen for the dead

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No Sunscreen For The Dead - 2019

by Tim Dorsey

Summary: "The Sunshine State's most lovable psychopath, Serge A. Storms, kills it in this zany adventure from the "compulsively irreverent and shockingly funny" (Boston Globe) king of mayhem, New York Times bestselling author Tim Dorsey. Serge and Coleman are back on the road, ready to hit the next stop on their list of obscure and wacky points of interest in the Sunshine State. This time, Serge's interest is drawn to one of the largest retirement villages in the world--also known as the site of an...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

The rule of law

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The Rule Of Law - 2019

by John T Lescroart

Summary: Dismas Hardy knows something is amiss with his trusted secretary, Phyllis, who has been behaving out of character. Dismas discovers that Phyllis has been playing host to her convict brother, just released from San Quentin. Then Phyllis is arrested, accused of being an accessory to the murder of Hector Valdez. The connection between Phyllis, her brother, and Hector's murder is hard for Dismas to understand, but if Phyllis has a chance of going free, he needs to put all the pieces together, fast.

Genres: Legal • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

The 24 Days of Christmas

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The 24 Days Of Christmas - 2016

by Linda Lael Miller

Summary: Previously published in JINGLE ALL THE WAY A holiday miracle to remember . . . A matchbox advent calendar first brought Frank Rayner and Addie Hutton together. But that was years ago. Since then Addie has written herself out of her father; s will, gotten herself blacklisted as a reporter, and had her husband leave her for a younger woman. The only good decision she seems to have made is to move back home, even if Frank now owns that home and is renting the apartment over the garage to her. Not...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The 49th Mystic

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The 49th Mystic - 2018

by Ted Dekker

Summary: Some say the great mystery of how one can live in two realities at once is only the stuff of dreams. They are wrong. The  New York Times  bestselling master of suspense takes you on a mind-bending, epic journey where everything  you think you know is about to change.

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Suspense • Thrillers

The Adults

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The Adults - 2018

by Caroline Hulse

Summary: A couple (now separated), plus their daughter, plus their new partners, all on an epic Christmas vacation. What could go wrong? This razor-sharp novel puts a darkly comic twist on seasonal favorites like Love Actually and The Holiday . NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY REAL SIMPLE "This debut is the whole package: realistic, flawed characters placed in an increasingly tense situation, resulting in a surprising, suspenseful novel."— Publishers Weekly (starred review) Meet The...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction

After

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After - 2014

by Anna Todd

Summary: Experience the internet; s most talked-about book, now a major motion picture, from Anna Todd, the writer Cosmopolitan called "the biggest literary phenomenon of her generation." There was the time before Tessa met Hardin, and then there; s everything AFTER ... Life will never be the same. #Hessa Tessa is a good girl with a sweet, reliable boyfriend back home. She; s got direction, ambition, and a mother who; s intent on keeping her that way. But she; s barely moved into her freshman dorm when...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

After We Collided

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After We Collided - 2014

by Anna Todd

Summary: Book 2 of the After series—newly revised and expanded, Anna Todd; s After fanfiction racked up one billion reads online and captivated readers across the globe. Experience the internet; s most talked-about book for yourself from the writer Cosmopolitan called "the biggest literary phenomenon of her generation." Tessa has everything to lose. Hardin has nothing to lose...except her. AFTER WE COLLIDED... Life will never be the same. #HESSA After a tumultuous beginning to their relationship,...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Always Watching

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Always Watching - 2013

by Chevy Stevens

Summary: She helps people put their demons to rest. But she has a few of her own... In the lockdown ward of a psychiatric hospital, Dr. Nadine Lavoie is in her element. She has the tools to help people, and she has the desire—healing broken families is what she lives for. But Nadine doesn; t want to look too closely at her own past because there are whole chunks of her life that are black holes. It takes all her willpower to tamp down her recurrent claustrophobia, and her daughter, Lisa, is a...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

Archangel; s Prophecy

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Archangel; S Prophecy - 2018

by Nalini Singh

Summary: Return to New York Times bestselling author Nalini Singh; s darkly passionate Guild Hunter world, where human-turned-angel Elena Deveraux, consort to Archangel Raphael, is thrust center stage into an eons-old prophecy... Midnight and dawn, Elena; s wings are unique among angelkind—and now they are failing. The first mortal to be turned into an immortal in angelic memory, she; s regressing. Becoming more and more human. Easier to hurt. Easier to kill. Elena and Raphael must unearth the...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Auschwitz Lullaby

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Auschwitz Lullaby - 2018

by Mario Escobar

Summary: Based on the true story of a brave German nurse tasked with caring for Auschwitz; s youngest prisoners. "Auschwitz Lullaby grabbed my heart and drew me in. A great choice for readers of historical fiction." —Irma Joubert, author of The Girl from the Train Auschwitz Lullaby brings to life the story of Helene Hannemann—a woman who sacrificed everything for family and fought furiously for the children she hoped to save. On an otherwise ordinary morning in 1943, Helene Hannemann is...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

Badd Kitty

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Badd Kitty - 2018

by Jasinda Wilder

Summary: Just when you thought we had run out of Badd... Meet Roman Badd, one of a set of triplets, each bigger and badder than the last. If you thought the original Badd brothers were sexy, foul-mouthed alphas, just wait till you meet these three sexy-as-sin, long-lost Badd cousins... Roman is a smokejumper, an elite member of the US Forest Service who parachutes into the most rugged and remote terrain to combat out-of-control wildfires unreachable even by hotshots. He; s brash, domineering, and an...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Beach Club

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The Beach Club - 2010

by Elin Hilderbrand

Summary: In The Beach Club , the juicy first novel by talented newcomer Elin Hilderbrand, a series of personal dramas are played out during one summer at a Nantucket Beach Club. It; s about the love of summer, summer love, and the special feelings we all have for that special summer place—in this case, a hotel and an island. Mack Petersen, manager of the hotel, has been working at The Beach Club for 12 summers. Only this summer is different. His boss, the owner of the hotel, Bill Elliot, shows up...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Becoming Mrs. Lewis

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Becoming Mrs. Lewis - 2018

by Patti Callahan

Summary: Now a USA TODAY and Publishers Weekly bestseller! "Patti Callahan seems to have found the story she was born to tell in this tale of unlikely friendship turned true love between Joy Davidman and C. S. Lewis, that tests the bounds of faith and radically alters both of their lives. Their connection comes to life in Callahan; s expert hands, revealing a connection so persuasive and affecting, we wonder if there; s another like it in history. Luminous and penetrating." —Paula McLain, New York...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Between You and Me

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Between You And Me - 2016

by Lisa Hall

Summary: ; A gripping psychological thriller with a level of tension that will leave you breathless.; – Tracy Book Lover They say every marriage has its secrets.But no one sees what happens behind closed doors.And sometimes those doors should never be opened... Sal and Charlie are married. They love each other. But they aren; t happy. Sal cannot leave, no matter what Charlie does – no matter how much it hurts. What reviews are saying about Between You and Me ; What a page turner! Compelling,...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Suspense • Thrillers

Blood Feud

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Blood Feud - 2018

by Mike Lupica

Summary: Robert B. Parker; s iconic and irresistable PI Sunny Randall is back, and the stakes are higher than ever as she races to protect her ex-husband—and his mafia family—from the vengeangeful plan of a mysterious rival. Sunny Randall is "on" again with Richie, the ex-husband she never stopped loving and never seemed to be able to let go, despite her discomfort with his mafia connections. When Richie is shot and nearly killed, Sunny is dragged into the thick of his family; s business as...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Suspense • Thrillers

Born to Be Wilde

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Born To Be Wilde - 2018

by Eloisa James

Summary: The richest bachelor in England plays matchmaker...for an heiress he wants for himself! For beautiful, witty Lavinia Gray, there; s only one thing worse than having to ask the appalling Parth Sterling to marry her: being turned down by him. Now the richest bachelor in England, Parth is not about to marry a woman as reckless and fashion-obsessed as Lavinia; he; s chosen a far more suitable bride. But when he learns of Lavinia; s desperate circumstances, he offers to find her a husband. Even...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Boy

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The Boy - 2018

by Tami Hoag

Summary: An unfathomable loss or an unthinkable crime? #1 New York Times bestselling author Tami Hoag keeps you guessing in her most harrowing thriller yet. When Detective Nick Fourcade enters the home of Genevieve Gauthier outside the sleepy town of Bayou Breaux, Louisiana, the bloody crime scene that awaits him is both the most brutal and the most confusing he; s ever seen. Genevieve; s seven-year-old son, KJ, has been murdered by an alleged intruder, yet Genevieve is alive and well, a witness...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Suspense • Thrillers

The Bride of Ivy Green

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The Bride Of Ivy Green - 2018

by Julie Klassen

Summary: Much has happened in Ivy Hill, and while several villagers have found new love and purpose, questions remain—and a few dearly held dreams have yet to be fulfilled. When a secretive new dressmaker arrives, the ladies suspect she isn; t who she claims to be. While the people of Ivy Hill anticipate one wedding, an unexpected bride may surprise them all.

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Butterface

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Butterface - 2018

by Avery Flynn

Summary: It; s true. I; m not what most people would call "pretty" and, well, high school was rough. Fast forward ten years and life is good... Until a bunch of jerks think it; s hilarious to put the "butterface" (AKA me) on a wedding Kiss Cam with the hottest guy ever—and that old humiliation hits hard. I recognize him immediately. The sexiest cop in Waterbury and totally out of my league. But then he kisses me. And we totally forget the room, the crowd, everything. Then he tells everyone we; ve...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Romance

By Her Touch

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By Her Touch - 2017

by Adriana Anders

Summary: "Anders has created wonderful variations on the beauty and the beast theme and the damsel-in-distress trope, a greatly tormented hero, and a powerful mix of menace and romance." —Booklist Second in an exciting contemporary romance series, Undercover cop Clay Navarro moved to a small town to rid himself of the last reminders of his past, but the gentle touch of Georgette Hadley will leave new marks on his skin-and his heart. Clay left the Sultans biker gang a changed man. Its ringleaders may...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Caged

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Caged - 2015

by Lorelei James

Summary: In the searing fourth novel in the Mastered Series, following Unraveled , only one woman can set a hardened fighter free from his past.... In order to survive a life of tragedy, Deacon McConnell embraced his roughest edges and learned to fight on the streets. Then a life-changing jujitsu seminar led by Sensei Ronin Black led Deacon to become a professional fighter. With his muscular physique and his body covered in tattoos and scars, the MMA fighter defines mean, both on and off the mat. But...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Calhoun

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Calhoun - 2017

by Diana Palmer

Summary: Head back to Jacobsville, Texas with this fan-favorite Long, Tall Texans romance, originally published as Calhoun in 1988, from New York Times bestselling author Diana Palmer! Orphaned as a child, Abby Clark learned not to rely on many people—except the Ballenger brothers, who were her rocks and her providers. But she; s not the little girl they once knew. Now, nearly twenty-one years old, Abby is a woman grown, and she knows what she wants: sexy cattleman Calhoun Ballenger. He insists on...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Westerns

Catching Christmas

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Catching Christmas - 2018

by Terri Blackstock

Summary: The first Christmas story from New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author Terri Blackstock. "The feel-good Christmas book of the year. Blackstock; s tale of love and redemption wrapped in a holiday bow will leave you smiling. Don; t miss Catching Christmas." —New York Times bestselling author Rachel Hauck This Year, Christmas Comes Just in Time As a first-year law associate, Sydney Batson knows she will be updating her resume by New Year; s if she loses her current court case. So...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor

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Christmas Eve At Friday Harbor - 2010

by Lisa Kleypas

Summary: One rain-slicked night, six-year-old Holly lost the only parent she knew, her beloved mother Victoria. And since that night, she has never again spoken a word. The last thing Mark Nolan needs is a six-year-old girl in his life. But he soon realizes that he will do everything he can to make her life whole again. His sister; s will gives him the instructions: There; s no other choice but you. Just start by loving her. The rest will follow. Maggie Collins doesn; t dare believe in love again, after...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

A Christmas Revelation

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A Christmas Revelation - 2018

by Anne Perry

Summary: "Perry; s Victorian-era holiday mysteries [are] an annual treat."— The Wall Street Journal In this intriguing, uplifting holiday mystery from bestselling author Anne Perry, an orphan boy investigates a woman; s kidnapping—and discovers there; s more at stake than a disappearance. It wouldn; t quite be Christmas without a holiday mystery decorated with all the Victorian trimmings, as only New York Times bestselling author Anne Perry can render it. Now the tradition continues as...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

The Christmas Town

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The Christmas Town - 2016

by Donna Vanliere

Summary: Lauren Gabriel spent many years of her childhood in foster homes, wishing her mother would come back for her and be the family she needs. Now twenty-years-old, she still longs for a place that she can truly call home . Her work as a cashier is unfulfilling, and at Christmas it; s unbearable with the songs and carols and chatter of Christmas that she hears throughout the day. When Lauren ends her shift one night, she finds herself driving aimlessly in order to avoid returning to her lonely...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Cider Brook

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Cider Brook - 2018

by Carla Neggers

Summary: Return to the charming town of Swift River Valley in the third book of the fan-favorite series by New York Times bestselling author Carla Neggers. Being rescued by a good-looking, bad-boy firefighter isn; t how Samantha Bennett expected to start her stay in Knights Bridge, Massachusetts. Now she has everyone; s attention—especially that of Justin Sloan, her rescuer, who wants to know why she was camped out in an abandoned old New England cider mill. Samantha is a treasure hunter who has...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Clockmaker; s Daughter

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The Clockmaker; S Daughter - 2018

by Kate Morton

Summary: INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "An ambitious, compelling historical mystery with a fabulous cast of characters...Kate Morton at her very best." —Kristin Hannah A love affair and a mysterious murder cast their shadows across generations in this multilayered and spellbinding novel from the New York Times bestselling author of the "deliciously compelling" (Liane Moriarty) The Lake House. My real name, no one remembers. The truth about that summer, no one else knows. In the summer of 1862,...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

Codename Villanelle--The Basis of KILLING EVE, the Hit BBC America TV Series

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Codename Villanelle--The Basis Of KILLING EVE, The Hit BBC America TV Series - 2018

by Luke Jennings

Summary: The breakneck thriller that inspired TV sensation Killing Eve , starring Sandra Oh, "unlike any other spy drama you; ve seen." - Daily Beast Villanelle (a codename, of course) is one of the world; s most skilled assassins. A catlike psychopath whose love for the creature comforts of her luxurious lifestyle is second only to her love of the game, she specializes in murdering the world; s richest and most powerful. But when she murders an influential Russian politician, she draws a relentless foe...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

The Collector; s Apprentice

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The Collector; S Apprentice - 2018

by B. A. Shapiro

Summary: The bestselling author of The Art Forger and The Muralist delivers a page-turning historical thriller of art and revenge, of history and love, that will transport readers to 1920s Paris and America. It; s the summer of 1922, and nineteen-year-old Paulien Mertens finds herself in Paris—broke, disowned, and completely alone. Everyone in Belgium, including her own family, believes she stole millions in a sophisticated con game perpetrated by her then-fiancé, George Everard. To protect...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

The Color of Lightning

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The Color Of Lightning - 2009

by Paulette Jiles

Summary: "Meticulously researched and beautifully crafted.... This is glorious work." — Washington Post "A gripping, deeply relevant book." — New York Times Book Review From Paulette Jiles, author of the critically acclaimed New York Times bestsellers Enemy Women and Stormy Weather, comes a stirring work of fiction set on the untamed Texas frontier in the aftermath of the Civil War. One of only twelve books longlisted for the 2009 Scotiabank Giller Prize—one of Canada; s most...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

The Colors of All the Cattle

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The Colors Of All The Cattle - 2018

by Alexander Mccall Smith

Summary: In this latest installment of the beloved and best-selling No. 1 Ladies; Detective Agency series, Precious Ramotswe finds herself running for office—much to her dismay. When Mma Potokwane suggests to Mma Ramotswe that she run for a seat on the Gaborone City Council, Mma Ramotswe is at first reluctant. But when she learns that developers plan to build the flashy Big Fun Hotel next to a graveyard, she allows herself to be persuaded. Her opponent is none other than Mma Makutsi; s old...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Conversations with Friends

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Conversations With Friends - 2017

by Sally Rooney

Summary: "Sharp, funny, thought-provoking . . . a really great portrait of two young women as they; re figuring out how to be adults." – Celeste Ng, "Late Night with Seth Meyers Podcast" Winner of the 2017 Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Frances is a cool-headed and darkly observant young woman, vaguely pursuing a career in writing while studying in Dublin. Her best friend and comrade-in-arms is the beautiful and endlessly self-possessed Bobbi. At a local poetry performance one night,...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Dark Road to Darjeeling

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Dark Road To Darjeeling - 2015

by Deanna Raybourn

Summary: Recapture the mystery and magic of Lady Julia Gray with book 4 in Deanna Raybourn; s fan-favorite series After eight idyllic months in the Mediterranean, Lady Julia Grey and her detective husband are ready to put their investigative talents to work once more. At the urging of Julia's eccentric family, they hurry to India to aid an old friend, the newly widowed Jane Cavendish. Living on the Cavendish tea plantation with the remnants of her husband; s family, Jane is consumed with the...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

The Darkness

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The Darkness - 2018

by Ragnar Jonasson

Summary: Spanning the icy streets of Reykjavik, the Icelandic highlands and cold, isolated fjords, The Darkness is an atmospheric thriller from Ragnar Jonasson, one of the most exciting names in Nordic Noir. The body of a young Russian woman washes up on an Icelandic shore. After a cursory investigation, the death is declared a suicide and the case is quietly closed. Over a year later Detective Inspector Hulda Hermannsdottir of the Reykjavik police is forced into early retirement at 64. She dreads the...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

Darling Beast

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Darling Beast - 2014

by Elizabeth Hoyt

Summary: A MAN CONDEMNED . . . Falsely accused of murder and mute from a near-fatal beating, Apollo Greaves, Viscount Kilbourne has escaped from Bedlam. With the Crown; s soldiers at his heels, he finds refuge in the ruins of a pleasure garden, toiling as a simple gardener. But when a vivacious young woman moves in, he; s quickly driven to distraction . . . A DESPERATE WOMAN . . . London; s premier actress, Lily Stump, is down on her luck when she; s forced to move into a scorched theatre with her maid...  read more »

Genres: Fairy Tales, Legends & Mythology • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Daughter of a Daughter of a Queen

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Daughter Of A Daughter Of A Queen - 2018

by Sarah Bird

Summary: "You; ll be swept away by the passion and power of this remarkable, trailblazing woman who risked everything to follow her own heart." – Kristin Hannah, #1 New York Times bestselling author "An epic page-turner." – Christina Baker Kline "Bird; s fast-paced, action-packed story is a bittersweet one—grand love and legacy ultimately eluded Williams—but this fearless, often heartbreaking account sheds a welcome light on an extraordinary American warrior." – Publisher;...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

A Delicate Touch

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A Delicate Touch - 2018

by Stuart Woods

Summary: Stone Barrington uncovers a societal minefield in the exhilarating new adventure from #1 New York Times -bestselling author Stuart Woods. When an old acquaintance reaches out to Stone Barrington requesting assistance, the job seems easy enough. She needs an expert in an esoteric field, someone with both the knowledge and careful dexterity to solve a puzzle. But the solution to one small problem blows the lid open on a bigger scandal going back decades, and involving numerous prominent New...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Suspense • Thrillers

Diamond Bay

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Diamond Bay - 2016

by Linda Howard

Summary: Available digitally for the first time ever, Diamond Bay is a classic novel of romantic suspense from New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Linda Howard Rachel Jones wasn; t looking for trouble, much less a man, but in Kell Sabin she found both. On a hot summer; s night Kell is washed up—barely alive—on a Florida beach and into Rachel; s life. Their love blossoms as he recovers from his injuries. But by falling in love with Kell, Rachel has put her own life in danger from...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Romance • Suspense

Diamond Fire

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Diamond Fire - 2018

by Ilona Andrews

Summary: Nevada Frida Baylor and Connor Ander Rogan cordially invite you to join their wedding celebration. Summoning, weather manipulation, and other magical activities strictly forbidden. Catalina Baylor is looking forward to wearing her maid of honor dress and watching her older sister walk down the aisle. Then the wedding planner gets escorted off the premises, the bride; s priceless tiara disappears, and Rogan; s extensive family overruns his mother; s home. Someone is cheating, someone is lying,...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Science Fiction & Fantasy

A Double Life

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A Double Life - 2018

by Flynn Berry

Summary: "A thrilling page-turner." —Paula Hawkins, author of The Girl on the Train "Breathtaking . . . As shocking as it is satisfying." — The New York Times Book Review A gripping, intense, stunningly written novel of psychological suspense from the award-winning author of Under the Harrow Claire is a hardworking doctor leading a simple, quiet life in London. She is also the daughter of the most notorious murder suspect in the country, though no one knows it. Nearly thirty years ago, while...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

The Dream Daughter

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The Dream Daughter - 2018

by Diane Chamberlain

Summary: New York Times bestselling author Diane Chamberlain delivers a thrilling, mind-bending novel about one mother; s journey to save her child. When Carly Sears, a young woman widowed by the Vietnam war, receives the news that her unborn baby girl has a heart defect, she is devastated. It is 1970, and she is told that nothing can be done to help her child. But her brother-in-law, a physicist with a mysterious past, tells her that perhaps there is a way to save her baby. What he suggests is...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Driven to Distraction

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Driven To Distraction - 2018

by Lori Foster

Summary: When desire gets this hot, you; d better buckle up... Mary Daniels doesn; t let anything get in the way of her job acquiring rare artifacts for her wealthy boss. But this particular obstacle—huge, hard-muscled, unashamedly masculine—is impossible to ignore. Stuck in a cramped car with Brodie Crews for hours en route to their new assignment, Mary feels her carefully crafted persona—and her trademark self-control—is slipping, and she won; t allow it. Brodie can; t imagine...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Duke That I Marry

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The Duke That I Marry - 2018

by Cathy Maxwell

Summary: Once upon a time there were three young ladies who, despite their fortunes, had been on the marriage mart a bit too long. They were known as "the Spinster Heiresses" . . . Is it wrong for a woman to want more? Not if she is a Spinster Heiress. They do not settle. Any young miss would be very lucky to find herself promised to a man like the Duke of Camberly. However, Miss Willa Reverly has watched her friends marry for love. Camberly may be the prize of the season, but she will not be "sold" to...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Enticed by His Forgotten Lover

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Enticed By His Forgotten Lover - 2014

by Nanao Hidaka

Summary: "Have we met before?" Bryony slaps her lover; s face the moment she hears those heartless words. Five months ago, she fell in love with CEO Rafael, who came to buy her island. They spent an incredible time together, but afterward they lost contact with each other. When she found out that she was pregnant, Bryony began to fear that Rafael seduced her to get her property. Hoping to see him at a party, Bryony gathers up her courage to crash it...but she can; t believe her ears when she finds out the truth. He claims that he has lost all memory of her from a plane crash accident!

Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Escapade

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Escapade - 2018

by Diana Palmer

Summary: Passion blooms between business rivals in this alluring tale from New York Times bestselling author Diana Palmer When her father dies, heiress Amanda Todd inherits a nearly bankrupt newspaper that she; s determined to bring back from the dead. But controlling interest lies with mysterious millionaire Joshua Lawson, a man even more stubborn than he is handsome. So she heads off to Josh; s Caribbean estate to show him how she can save the failing business. Sparks fly as Amanda and Josh butt...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Westerns

Every Dead Thing

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Every Dead Thing - 2000

by John Connolly

Summary: Tortured and brilliant private detective Charlie Parker stars in this thriller by New York Times bestselling author John Connolly. Former NYPD detective Charlie "Bird" Parker is on the verge of madness. Tortured by the unsolved slayings of his wife and young daughter, he is a man consumed by guilt, regret, and the desire for revenge. When his former partner asks him to track down a missing girl, Parker finds himself drawn into a world beyond his imagining: a world where thirty-year-old killings...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Suspense • Thrillers

Every Time We Fall In Love

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Every Time We Fall In Love - 2018

by Bella Andre

Summary: Harry Sullivan has always put his family first, even when it meant losing Molly—his one true love. He; s never been able to forget her, even after fifteen years. Now that his siblings are all blissfully happy, Harry hopes it; s not too late for his own happily-ever-after. But then his doorbell rings...and one look at the teenage girl standing on his doorstep changes absolutely everything. Molly never thought she; d see Harry Sullivan again, so she; s beyond stunned when her...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Short Stories

Everything Under

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Everything Under - 2018

by Daisy Johnson

Summary: SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2018 MAN BOOKER PRIZE An eerie, watery reimagining of the Oedipus myth set on the canals of Oxford, from the author of Fen The dictionary doesn; t contain every word. Gretel, a lexicographer by trade, knows this better than most. She grew up on a houseboat with her mother, wandering the canals of Oxford and speaking a private language of their own invention. Her mother disappeared when Gretel was a teen, abandoning her to foster care, and Gretel has tried to move on,...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Exit Strategy

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Exit Strategy - 2018

by Martha Wells

Summary: Martha Wells; s Hugo, Nebula, Alex, and Locus Award-winning, New York Times and USA Today bestselling series, The Murderbot Diaries, comes to a thrilling conclusion in Exit Strategy. Murderbot wasn; t programmed to care. So, its decision to help the only human who ever showed it respect must be a system glitch, right? Having traveled the width of the galaxy to unearth details of its own murderous transgressions, as well as those of the GrayCris Corporation, Murderbot is heading home to help Dr....  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Family Trust

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Family Trust - 2018

by Kathy Wang

Summary: Some of us are more equal than others.... Meet Stanley Huang: father, husband, ex-husband, man of unpredictable tastes and temper, aficionado of all-inclusive vacations and bargain luxury goods, newly diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. For years, Stanley has claimed that he; s worth a small fortune. But the time is now coming when the details of his estate will finally be revealed, and Stanley; s family is nervous. For his son Fred, the inheritance Stanley has long alluded to would soothe the...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Fight or Flight

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Fight Or Flight - 2018

by Samantha Young

Summary: A series of chance encounters leads to a sizzling new romance from the New York Times bestselling author of the On Dublin Street series. The universe is conspiring against Ava Breevort. As if flying back to Phoenix to bury a childhood friend wasn; t hell enough, a cloud of volcanic ash traveling from overseas delayed her flight back home to Boston. Her last ditch attempt to salvage the trip was thwarted by an arrogant Scotsman, Caleb Scott, who steals a first class seat out from under her. Then...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Flight of the Sparrow

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Flight Of The Sparrow - 2014

by Amy Belding Brown

Summary: A historical novel based on the life of Mary Rowlandson "An authentic drama of Indian captivity...A compelling, emotionally gripping tale."—Eliot Pattison, author of the Mystery of Colonial America series She suspects that she has changed too much to ever fit easily into English society again. The wilderness has now become her home. She can interpret the cries of birds. She has seen vistas that have stolen away her breath. She has learned to live in a new, free way.... Massachusetts Bay...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Flights

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Flights - 2018

by Olga Tokarczuk

Summary: 2018 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST FOR TRANSLATED LITERATURE WINNER OF THE MAN BOOKER INTERNATIONAL PRIZE NAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2018 BY ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY, THE WASHINGTON POST, BOSTON GLOBE, LITHUB AND PUBLISHERS WEEKLY SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2018 WARWICK PRIZE FOR WOMEN IN TRANSLATION A visionary work of fiction by "A writer on the level of W. G. Sebald" (Annie Proulx) "A magnificent writer." —Svetlana Alexievich, Nobel Prize-winning author of Secondhand Time "A beautifully fragmented look...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Short Stories

For Better and Worse

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For Better And Worse - 2018

by Margot Hunt

Summary: On their first date back in law school, Natalie and Will Clarke bonded over drinks, dinner and whether they could get away with murder. Now married, they; ll put the latter to the test when an unchecked danger in their community places their son in jeopardy. Working as a criminal defense attorney, Nat refuses to rely on the broken legal system to keep her family safe. She knows that if you want justice...you have to get it yourself. Shocked to discover Nat; s taken matters into her own hands,...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

Fortune on Moon Lake

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Fortune On Moon Lake - 2015

by Amy Gamet

Summary: Melanie Addario has a secret admirer, a second chance at love she never thought she; d have. She also has a new job at a local winery working for Rafael Delacruz, making her wonder if she; s finally capped out at certifiably crazy. Everyone in town still talks about Rafael and his arrival in Moon Lake years before under sketchy circumstances, and something about the way he looks right through Melanie gives her the willies. Rafael knows he doesn; t belong in Moon Lake, wedged between the wealthy...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Friday Black

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Friday Black - 2018

by Nana Kwame Adjei-brenyah

Summary: INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A National Book Foundation "5 Under 35" honoree, chosen by Colson Whitehead "An unbelievable debut, one that announces a new and necessary American voice." — Tommy Orange, New York Times Book Review "An excitement and a wonder: strange, crazed, urgent and funny." — George Saunders "Dark and captivating and essential . . . A call to arms and a condemnation . . . Read this book." — Roxane Gay Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle; s John...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Short Stories

The Friend

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The Friend - 2018

by Sigrid Nunez

Summary: WINNER OF THE 2018 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2018 "A beautiful book ... a world of insight into death, grief, art, and love." —Wall Street Journal "A penetrating, moving meditation on loss, comfort, memory...Nunez has a wry, withering wit." —NPR "Dry, allusive and charming...the comedy here writes itself." The New York Times A moving story of love, friendship, grief, healing, and the magical bond between a woman and her dog. When a woman unexpectedly loses...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Fruit of the Drunken Tree

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Fruit Of The Drunken Tree - 2018

by Ingrid Rojas Contreras

Summary: "One of the most dazzling and devastating novels I; ve read in a long time...Readers of Fruit of the Drunken Tree will surely be transformed." —San Francisco Chronicle "Simultaneously propulsive and poetic, reminiscent of Isabel Allende...Listen to this new author; s voice — she has something powerful to say." —Entertainment Weekly A mesmerizing debut set in Colombia at the height Pablo Escobar; s violent reign about a sheltered young girl and a teenage maid who strike an...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Girl from Berlin--A Novel

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The Girl From Berlin--A Novel - 2018

by Ronald H. Balson

Summary: In the newest novel from internationally-bestselling author Ronald. H. Balson, Liam and Catherine come to the aid of an old friend and are drawn into a property dispute in Tuscany that unearths long-buried secrets An old friend calls Catherine Lockhart and Liam Taggart to his famous Italian restaurant to enlist their help. His aunt is being evicted from her home in the Tuscan hills by a powerful corporation claiming they own the deeds, even though she can produce her own set of deeds to her...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

The Girl They Left Behind

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The Girl They Left Behind - 2018

by Roxanne Veletzos

Summary: NATIONAL BESTSELLER A sweeping family saga and love story that offers a vivid and unique portrayal of life in war-torn 1941 Bucharest and life behind the Iron Curtain during the Soviet Union occupation—perfect for fans of Lilac Girls and Sarah; s Key . On a freezing night in January 1941, a little Jewish girl is found on the steps of an apartment building in Bucharest. With Romania recently allied with the Nazis, the Jewish population is in grave danger, undergoing increasingly violent...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

Gone So Long

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Gone So Long - 2018

by Andre Dubus Iii

Summary: Andre Dubus III; s first novel in a decade is a masterpiece of thrilling tension and heartrending empathy. For as long as she can remember, Susan Dunn has been trying to escape. But peace and happiness have always eluded her—now an adjunct professor, she is tortured by the novel she cannot finish, and a lack of feeling toward a husband who loves her. Just when she; s ready to abandon everything to try again, she receives a letter that forces her to reckon with the trauma that first sent...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

A Good Woman

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A Good Woman - 2009

by Danielle Steel

Summary: From the glittering ballrooms of Manhattan to the fires of World War I, Danielle Steel takes us on an unforgettable journey in her new novel--a spellbinding tale of war, loss, history, and one woman; s unbreakable spirit.... Nineteen-year-old Annabelle Worthington was born into a life of privilege, raised amid the glamour of New York society, with glorious homes on Fifth Avenue and in Newport, Rhode Island. But everything changed on a cold April day in 1912, when the sinking of the Titanic...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Gown

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The Gown - 2018

by Jennifer Robson

Summary: One of December; s most anticipated reads from InStyle, HelloGiggles, Hypable, Bookbub, and Bookriot! One of Real Simple; s Best Historical Fiction novels of 2018! "The Gown is marvelous and moving, a vivid portrait of female self-reliance in a world racked by the cost of war."—Kate Quinn, New York Times bestselling author of The Alice Network From the internationally bestselling author of Somewhere in France comes an enthralling historical novel about one of the most famous wedding...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Green Mile

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The Green Mile - 2010

by Stephen King

Summary: The #1 New York Times bestselling dramatic serial novel and inspiration for the Oscar-nominated film of the same name starring Tom Hanks, the "literary event" ( Entertainment Weekly ) of The Green Mile is now available in its entirety. When The Green Mile first appeared, serialized as one volume per month, Stephen King; s The Green Mile was an unprecedented publishing triumph: all six volumes ended up on the New York Times bestseller list—simultaneously—and delighted millions of...  read more »

Genres: Classics • Literature & Fiction

Grey Sister

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Grey Sister - 2018

by Mark Lawrence

Summary: The second novel in a brilliant fantasy series from the international bestselling author of Prince of Thorns. Behind its walls, the Convent of Sweet Mercy has trained young girls to hone their skills for centuries. In Mystic Class, Novice Nona Grey has begun to learn the secrets of the universe. But so often even the deepest truths just make our choices harder. Before she leaves the convent, Nona must choose which order to dedicate herself to—and whether her path will lead to a life of...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Harry; s Trees

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Harry; S Trees - 2018

by Jon Cohen

Summary: When you climb a tree, the first thing you do is to hold on tight... Thirty-four-year-old Harry Crane works as an analyst for the US Forest Service. When his wife dies suddenly, he is unable to cope. Leaving his job and his old life behind, Harry makes his way to the remote woods of northeastern Pennsylvania; s Endless Mountains, determined to lose himself. But fate intervenes in the form of a fiercely determined young girl named Oriana. She and her mother, Amanda, are struggling to pick up the...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Hazards of Time Travel

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Hazards Of Time Travel - 2018

by Joyce Carol Oates

Summary: An ingenious, dystopian novel of one young woman; s resistance against the constraints of an oppressive society, from the inventive imagination of Joyce Carol Oates "Time travel" — and its hazards—are made literal in this astonishing new novel in which a recklessly idealistic girl dares to test the perimeters of her tightly controlled (future) world and is punished by being sent back in time to a region of North America — "Wainscotia, Wisconsin"—that existed eighty years...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Heartstone

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Heartstone - 2017

by Elle Katharine White

Summary: A debut historical fantasy that recasts Jane Austen; s beloved Pride & Prejudice in an imaginative world of wyverns, dragons, and the warriors who fight alongside them against the monsters that threaten the kingdom: gryphons, direwolves, lamias, banshees, and lindworms. They say a Rider in possession of a good blade must be in want of a monster to slay—and Merybourne Manor has plenty of monsters. Passionate, headstrong Aliza Bentaine knows this all too well; she; s already lost one...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

A Hellion in Her Bed

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A Hellion In Her Bed - 2010

by Sabrina Jeffries

Summary: Furious at his grandmother; s ultimatum to marry or lose his inheritance, Lord Jarret Sharpe wagers his luck--and his heart--at the card table against a most unlikely opponent. Mired in scandal after his parents; mysterious deaths, notorious gambler Lord Jarret Sharpe agrees to tamely run the family brewery for a year if his Machiavellian grandmother rescinds her ultimatum that he marry. But the gambler in him can; t resist when beguiling Annabel Lake proposes a wager. If she wins their card...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Here Be Dragons

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Here Be Dragons - 2008

by Sharon Kay Penman

Summary: Thirteenth-century Wales is a divided country, ever at the mercy of England’s ruthless, power-hungry King John. Llewelyn, Prince of North Wales, secures an uneasy truce by marrying the English king’s beloved illegitimate daughter, Joanna, who slowly grows to love her charismatic and courageous husband. But as John’s attentions turn again and again to subduing Wales---and Llewelyn---Joanna must decide where her love and loyalties truly lie. The turbulent clashes of two...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

Hidden Star

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Hidden Star - 2018

by Nora Roberts

Summary: Don; t miss the first book in the fan-favorite Stars of Mithra trilogy from #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts! Diamonds can be a girl; s best friend...or her worst enemy. Bailey James can; t remember a thing, including why she has a satchel full of cash and a diamond as big as a baby; s fist. It; s clear she; s in big trouble, and Bailey desperately needs private investigator Cade Parris to help her live long enough to find out just what kind. The moment the coolheaded detective...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Romance • Suspense

Hippie

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Hippie - 2018

by Paulo Coelho

Summary: If you want to learn about yourself, start by exploring the world around you. Drawing on the rich experience of his own life, best-selling author Paulo Coelho takes us back in time to relive the dreams of a generation that longed for peace and dared to challenge the established social order. In Hippie, he tells the story of Paulo, a young, skinny Brazilian man with a goatee and long, flowing hair, who wants to become a writer and sets off on a journey in search of a deeper meaning for his life....  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

The History of Love

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The History Of Love - 2006

by Nicole Krauss

Summary: ONE OF THE MOST LOVED NOVELS OF THE DECADE. A long-lost book reappears, mysteriously connecting an old man searching for his son and a girl seeking a cure for her widowed mother; s loneliness. Leo Gursky taps his radiator each evening to let his upstairs neighbor know he; s still alive. But it wasn; t always like this: in the Polish village of his youth, he fell in love and wrote a book. . . . Sixty years later and half a world away, fourteen-year-old Alma, who was named after a character in...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Hot Winter Nights

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Hot Winter Nights - 2018

by Jill Shalvis

Summary: First Time Available Who needs mistletoe? Most people wouldn; t think of a bad Santa case as the perfect Christmas gift. Then again, Molly Malone, office manager at Hunt Investigations, isn; t most people, and she could really use a distraction from the fantasies she; s been having since spending the night with her very secret crush, Lucas Knight. Nothing happened, not that Lucas knows that—but Molly just wants to enjoy being a little naughty for once . . . Whiskey and pain meds for...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Romance

If Beale Street Could Talk

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If Beale Street Could Talk - 2013

by James Baldwin

Summary: In this honest and stunning novel, soon to be a major motion picture directed by Barry Jenkins, James Baldwin has given America a moving story of love in the face of injustice. Told through the eyes of Tish, a nineteen-year-old girl, in love with Fonny, a young sculptor who is the father of her child, Baldwin; s story mixes the sweet and the sad. Tish and Fonny have pledged to get married, but Fonny is falsely accused of a terrible crime and imprisoned. Their families set out to clear his name,...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

In the Dead of Night

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In The Dead Of Night - 2016

by Linda Castillo

Summary: Revisit this classic tale of gripping suspense from New York Times bestselling author Linda Castillo! Sara Douglas watched as Nick Tyson emerged from the heavy rain, broken and battered. She; d returned to Cape Darkwood, and the cliff side mansion that held her family; s secrets, to research her parents; murder—and stop the nightmares. As chief of police, Sara knew Nick could help. But his mere presence had always left her breathless... Few people understood how much Nick had lost, but...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Romance • Suspense • Thrillers

Intercepted

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Intercepted - 2018

by Alexa Martin

Summary: One of NPR; s Best Books of 2018 An Amazon Best Romance of 2018 Pick An iBooks "Best of September" Pick A GoodReads Best of the Month pick for September One of Booklist; s Top 10 Romance Debuts for 2018 One of BookBubs Best Fall Romances of 2018 Marlee thought she scored the man of her dreams only to be scorched by a bad breakup. But there; s a new player on the horizon, and he; s in a league of his own... Marlee Harper is the perfect girlfriend. She; s definitely had enough practice by dating...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Romance

It Started One Christmas

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It Started One Christmas - 2018

by Susan Mallery

Summary: One crisp December night, Keira Carlesso takes in yet another stray—this time, a man. Dalton is a brilliant scientist with no home for the holidays. As Christmas works its magic, two strangers become friends, then best friends, then something much, much more... Susan Mallery; s heartwarming charmer proves that true love is the greatest Christmas gift of all! "Heartwarming...this book is sweet and will appeal to readers who enjoy the intricacies of family drama." — Publishers Weekly on When We Found Home

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Kennedy Debutante

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The Kennedy Debutante - 2018

by Kerri Maher

Summary: "A Riveting reimagining of a true tale of forbidden love."— People A captivating novel following the exploits of Kathleen "Kick" Kennedy, the forgotten and rebellious daughter of one of America; s greatest political dynasties. London, 1938. The effervescent "It girl" of London society since her father was named the ambassador, Kathleen "Kick" Kennedy moves in rarified circles, rubbing satin-covered elbows with some of the 20th century; s most powerful figures. Eager to escape the watchful...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Kidnapping

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The Kidnapping - 2010

by Charles Todd

Summary: In an original short story by New York Times bestselling author Charles Todd, Scotland Yard inspector Ian Rutledge must put all his detecting skills to use to solve a baffling case. A man and his young daughter were returning home from a dinner party when three men appeared from out of nowhere and grabbed the girl. Rutledge has to act quickly to find the child and bring the surprising culprits to justice. The Kidnapping also includes excerpts from three other Ian Rutledge mysteries: A Lonely Death , The Red Door , and A Pale Horse .

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Short Stories

A Ladder to the Sky

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A Ladder To The Sky - 2018

by John Boyne

Summary: "An addictive Rubik; s Cube of vice that keeps turning up new patterns of depravity... a satire of writerly ambition wrapped in a psychological thriller... A Ladder to the Sky is an homage to Patricia Highsmith, Oscar Wilde and Edgar Allan Poe, but its execution is entirely Boyne; s own." — Ron Charles, Washington Post "Take Meg Wolitzer; s novel The Wife ...and cross it with Patricia Highsmith; s classic Ripley stories, about a suave psychopath, and you; ve got something of the crooked...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Late Bloomers;  Club

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The Late Bloomers; Club - 2018

by Louise Miller

Summary: "A downright delightful read. . . [with] everything you want from a small town summer read: sweetness, charm, and a side of romance." – HelloGiggles A delightful novel about two headstrong sisters, a small town; s efforts to do right by the community, and the power of a lost dog to summon true love Nora, the owner of the Miss Guthrie Diner, is perfectly happy serving up apple cider donuts, coffee, and eggs-any-way-you-like-em to her regulars, and she takes great pleasure in knowing...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Lido

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The Lido - 2018

by Libby Page

Summary: **INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER** "In many ways, this meditation on community and swimming follows in the footsteps of the enormously popular A Man Called Ove ... Both are charming and heartwarming."— Kirkus Reviews WE; RE NEVER TOO OLD TO MAKE NEW FRIENDS—OR TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE Rosemary Peterson has lived in Brixton, London, all her life but everything is changing. The library where she used to work has closed. The family grocery store has become a trendy bar. And now the lido, an...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Lies We Told

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The Lies We Told - 2018

by Camilla Way

Summary: The highly acclaimed author of Watching Edie returns with a new novel of dark psychological suspense that explores how those closest to us have the most to hide... A daughter Beth has always known there was something strange about her daughter, Hannah. The lack of emotion, the disturbing behavior, the apparent delight in hurting others...Sometimes Beth is scared of her and what she could be capable of. A son Luke comes from the perfect family, with the perfect parents. But one day, he...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Suspense • Thrillers

The Little Shop of Found Things--A Novel

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The Little Shop Of Found Things--A Novel - 2018

by Paula Brackston

Summary: New York Times bestselling author of The Witch; s Daughter Paula Brackston returns to her trademark blend of magic and romance guaranteed to enchant in The Little Shop of Found Things , the first book in a new continuing series. An antique shop haunted by a ghost. A silver treasure with an injustice in its story. An adventure to the past she; ll never forget. Xanthe and her mother Flora leave London behind for a fresh start, taking over an antique shop in the historic town of Marlborough....  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Long, Tall Texans: Drew

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Long, Tall Texans: Drew - 2018

by Diana Palmer

Summary: New York Times bestselling author Diana Palmer heads back to Jacobsville, Texas, for a fan-favorite love story between a widowed loner and his assistant. Dr. Drew Morris has kept to himself ever since his beloved wife passed away years ago. Between his friends and his medical practice, he has plenty to keep him busy—and no time for women. But his beautiful assistant, Kitty Carson, stirs up feelings in him that he had long believed gone. Can the good doctor heal his heart and find a second chance at love?

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Westerns

The Lost Castle

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The Lost Castle - 2018

by Kristy Cambron

Summary: "It; s been a long time since I; ve been so thoroughly engrossed in a novel . . . The Lost Castle kept me spellbound!" —Tamera Alexander, USA TODAY bestselling author of To Whisper Her Name and Christmas at Carnton Broken-down walls and crumbling stones seemed to possess a secret language all their own. What stories would they tell, if she finally listened? Ellie Carver arrives at her grandmother; s bedside expecting to find her silently slipping away. Instead, the beloved woman begins...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Master Falconer

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The Master Falconer - 2011

by C. J. Box

Summary: From #1 New York Times bestselling author C. J. Box comes a dramatic short story of justice—both old and new—featuring Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett. The West is not the way it; s portrayed in the movies. But when a man from the East brings trouble for Nate Romanowski and his friend Joe Pickett, a little frontier-style justice may be just what; s called for. An exciting new addition to the series that People hails for "combin[ing] harrowing adrenaline rushes with complex morality, humor, and a landscape described so vibrantly it seems to have a life all its own."

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Short Stories • Thrillers

Master of His Fate

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Master Of His Fate - 2018

by Barbara Taylor Bradford

Summary: From #1 New York Times bestselling author Barbara Taylor Bradford comes the first book in a stunning new historical saga. Victorian England is a country of sharp divides between rich and poor, but James Lionel Falconer, who spends his days working at his father; s market stall, is determined to become a merchant prince. Even as a child, he is everything a self-made man should be: handsome, ambitious, charming, and brimming with self-confidence. James quickly rises through the ranks, proving...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

Melmoth

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Melmoth - 2018

by Sarah Perry

Summary: "Masterful...scary and smart, working as a horror story but also a philosophical inquiry into the nature of will and love. Perry did as much in her richly praised novel The Essex Serpent, but this is a deeper, more complex novel and more rewarding." —Washington Post For centuries, the mysterious dark-robed figure has roamed the globe, searching for those whose complicity and cowardice have fed into the rapids of history; s darkest waters—and now, in Sarah Perry; s breathtaking...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Money Shot

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The Money Shot - 2018

by Stuart Woods

Summary: In the exhilarating new adventure from #1 New York Times -bestselling author Stuart Woods, Teddy Fay races to stop a scheme of extortion and a hostile takeover. Ever a man of mystery and intrigue, Teddy Fay has donned a new disguise—that of Mark Weldon, a stuntman and actor starring in Centurion Studios; newest film. When the picture; s leading lady begins receiving blackmail threats, Teddy is in the perfect position to investigate, and it soon becomes clear that the villains have more...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Suspense • Thrillers

The Muse

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The Muse - 2016

by Jessie Burton

Summary: From the #1 internationally bestselling author of The Miniaturist comes a captivating and brilliantly realized story of two young women—a Caribbean immigrant in 1960s London, and a bohemian woman in 1930s Spain—and the powerful mystery that ties them together. England, 1967. Odelle Bastien is a Caribbean émigré trying to make her way in London. When she starts working at the prestigious Skelton Institute of Art, she discovers a painting rumored to be the work of Isaac...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

My Ex-Life

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My Ex-Life - 2018

by Stephen Mccauley

Summary: National Bestseller Best Book of the Year: NPR, Shelf Awareness "I didn; t know how much I needed a laugh until I began reading Stephen McCauley; s new novel, My Ex-Life . This is the kind of witty, sparkling, sharp novel for which the verb ; chortle; was invented." — Maureen Corrigan, Fresh Air "McCauley fits neatly alongside Tom Perrotta and Maria Semple in the category of ; Novelists You; d Most Like to Drive Across the Country With.; " — The New York Times Book Review David...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction

My Favorite Half-Night Stand

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My Favorite Half-Night Stand - 2018

by Christina Lauren

Summary: By the New York Times bestselling author who "hilariously depicts modern dating" ( Us Weekly ), My Favorite Half-Night Stand is a laugh-out-loud romp through online dating and its many, many fails. Millie Morris has always been one of the guys. A UC Santa Barbara professor, she; s a female-serial-killer expert who; s quick with a deflection joke and terrible at getting personal. And she, just like her four best guy friends and fellow professors, is perma-single. So when a routine university...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Romance

My Sister, the Serial Killer

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My Sister, The Serial Killer - 2018

by Oyinkan Braithwaite

Summary: "Pulpy, peppery and sinister, served up in a comic deadpan...This scorpion-tailed little thriller leaves a response, and a sting, you will remember." —NEW YORK TIMES "The wittiest and most fun murder party you; ve ever been invited to." —MARIE CLAIRE A short, darkly funny, hand grenade of a novel about a Nigerian woman whose younger sister has a very inconvenient habit of killing her boyfriends "Femi makes three, you know. Three and they label you a serial killer." Korede is bitter....  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Nantucket Nights

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Nantucket Nights - 2010

by Elin Hilderbrand

Summary: The ties between women can run as deep as the ocean—but so can the secrets. For 20 years, Kayla, Antoinette and Val have performed their own special summer ritual. Once a year, the old friends put aside their daily, separate lives to drink champagne, swap stories and swim naked under the Nantucket stars. But on one of those bonding nights, one of their trio swims out from the shore and doesn; t return. After the surviving friends emerge from their grief, they realize that the...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

New Spring

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New Spring - 2005

by Robert Jordan

Summary: Since its debut in 1990, The Wheel of Time® by Robert Jordan has captivated millions of readers around the globe with its scope, originality, and compelling characters. The Wheel of Time turns and Ages come and go, leaving memories that become legend. Legend fades to myth, and even myth is long forgotten when the Age that gave it birth returns again. In the Third Age, an Age of Prophecy, the World and Time themselves hang in the balance. What was, what will be, and what is, may yet fall...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

The Next Person You Meet in Heaven

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The Next Person You Meet In Heaven - 2018

by Mitch Albom

Summary: In this enchanting sequel to the number one bestseller The Five People You Meet in Heaven, Mitch Albom tells the story of Eddie; s heavenly reunion with Annie—the little girl he saved on earth—in an unforgettable novel of how our lives and losses intersect. Fifteen years ago, in Mitch Albom; s beloved novel, The Five People You Meet in Heaven, the world fell in love with Eddie, a grizzled war veteran- turned-amusement park mechanic who died saving the life of a young girl named...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

No One Cancels Christmas

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No One Cancels Christmas - 2018

by Zara Stoneley

Summary: You; ve fallen in love with One Day in December now escape to the snowy Canadian Rockies and meet Sarah and Will in this gorgeous Christmas romance... ; Tis the season to behave badly... From the USA Today bestselling author of The Wedding Date! It; s the most magical time of the year, and for travel agent Sarah it; s also the busiest! But this year one man threatens to ruin Christmas for Sarah; s customers – Mr Grinch, Will Armstrong. The Shooting Star Mountain resort is a magical place, and...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Noel Stranger

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The Noel Stranger - 2018

by Richard Paul Evans

Summary: From "The King of Christmas," Richard Paul Evans, comes the next exciting holiday novel perfect for "fans of Debbie Macomber" ( Booklist ) in his New York Times bestselling Noel Collection. Maggie Walther feels like her world is imploding. Publicly humiliated after her husband, a local councilman, is arrested for bigamy, and her subsequent divorce, she has isolated herself from the world. When her only friend insists that Maggie climb out of her hole, and embrace the season to get her out of...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Not Quite Over You

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Not Quite Over You - 2018

by Susan Mallery

Summary: Susan Mallery, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Fool; s Gold romances, proves there; s nowhere better than Happily Inc to rekindle first love. Silver Tesdal has a head for business and a mouth made for kissing, and banker Drew Lovato has his eye on both. But ever since he was dumb enough to let her go, she; s kept him at a distance. When the bank turns her down for a loan, Drew sees a double opportunity—he can finance her brilliant, unique idea to rock Happily Inc; s wedding...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

A Novel

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A Novel - 2018

by R. F. Kuang

Summary: "I have no doubt this will end up being the best fantasy debut of the year [...] I have absolutely no doubt that [Kuang; s] name will be up there with the likes of Robin Hobb and N.K. Jemisin." — Booknest A Library Journal, Paste Magazine, Vulture, BookBub, and ENTROPY Best Books of 2018 pick! Washington Post "5 Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Novel of 2018" pick! A Bustle "30 Best Fiction Books of 2018" pick! A brilliantly imaginative talent makes her exciting debut with this epic...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

The Novice

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The Novice - 2009

by Trudi Canavan

Summary: "Even if a magician; s powers surface of their own accord, he will soon be dead if he does not gain the knowledge of how to control them." Alone among all the novices in the Magicians; Guild, only Sonea comes from lowly beginnings. Yet she has won powerful allies—including Lord Dannyl, newly promoted to Guild Ambassador. But Dannyl must now depart for the Elyne court, leaving Sonea at the mercy of the lies and malicious rumors her enemies are busy spreading . . . until the High Lord...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Oath of Office

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Oath Of Office - 2018

by Marc Cameron

Summary: Marine officer. CIA analyst. President. Jack Ryan has devoted his life to protecting the United States. What if this time, he can; t? President Ryan and the Campus return in the latest entry in Tom Clancy; s #1 New York Times-bestselling series. Freedom may have finally arrived in Iran. As protests break out across the country, the media rejoices over the so-called Persian Spring. Western leaders are ecstatic. Members of Congress and the Cabinet clamor to back the rebels. Only President Jack...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Suspense • Thrillers

Of Blood and Bone

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Of Blood And Bone - 2018

by Nora Roberts

Summary: Nora Roberts, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the epic Year One returns with Of Blood and Bone, a new tale of terror and magic in a brand new world. They look like an everyday family living an ordinary life. But beyond the edges of this peaceful farm, unimaginable forces of light and dark have been unleashed. Fallon Swift, approaching her thirteenth birthday, barely knows the world that existed before—the city where her parents lived, now in ruins and reclaimed by nature since...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Thrillers

Old Black Magic

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Old Black Magic - 2018

by Ace Atkins

Summary: Iconic, tough-but-tender Boston PI Spenser delves into the black market art scene to investigate a decades-long unsolved crime of dangerous proportions. The heist was legendary, still talked about twenty years after the priceless paintings disappeared from one of Boston; s premier art museums. Most thought the art was lost forever, buried deep, sold off overseas, or, worse, destroyed as incriminating evidence. But when paint chips from the most valuable piece stolen, Gentlemen in Black by a...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Once Upon a River

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Once Upon A River - 2018

by Diane Setterfield

Summary: "One of the most pleasurable and satisfying new books I; ve read in a long time. Setterfield is a master storyteller...swift and entrancing, profound and beautiful." —Madeline Miller, internationally bestselling author of Circe and The Song of Achilles "A beguiling tale, full of twists and turns like the river at its heart, and just as rich and intriguing." —M.L. Stedman, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Light Between Oceans "This is magical, bewitching...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

One Day in December

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One Day In December - 2018

by Josie Silver

Summary: #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club Pick "Get ready to be swept up in a whirlwind romance. It absolutely charmed me." —Reese Witherspoon "Josie Silver writes with a warmth so palpable her characters sneak their way into your heart and stay for a long time."—Jill Santopolo, New York Times -bestselling author of The Light We Lost Two people. Ten chances. One unforgettable love story. Laurie is pretty sure love at first sight doesn; t exist...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

One More Chance

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One More Chance - 2014

by Abbi Glines

Summary: The unforgettable story of Grant and Harlow from Take a Chance continues in this brand-new novel in the Rosemary Beach series from #1 New York Times bestselling author Abbi Glines. She was it. His one . His only . Then he made the mistake of letting her go. After fighting his way into Harlow Manning’s heart—and revealing a side of himself no one had ever seen before—Grant Carter destroyed his own heart by giving in to his greatest fears and doubts. Months later, he’s...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Other Lady Vanishes

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The Other Lady Vanishes - 2018

by Amanda Quick

Summary: INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "Quick conjures up a celluloid world that will be catnip to fans of that era evoking the sensation it was plucked straight from the Warner Bros. vault."—Entertainment Weekly The New York Times bestselling author of The Girl Who Knew Too Much sweeps readers back to 1930s California—where the most dazzling of illusions can; t hide the darkest secrets... After escaping from a private sanitarium, Adelaide Blake arrives in Burning Cove, California,...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Romance • Suspense

The Other Side

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The Other Side - 2013

by Chevy Stevens

Summary: An original ebook short story from New York Times bestselling author Chevy Stevens featuring Psychiatrist Nadine Lavoie and Staff Sergeant Sandy McBride, from Never Knowing . Sandy is working the biggest case of her life—the Campsite Killer, who has been hunting women for almost forty years. She; s finally close to nailing him, if she can just keep her head in the game. But when an old friend calls with a lead about Sandy; s mother; s murder, Sandy is pulled into the past—a past she thought she; d closed the door on. Her life is about to get real complicated, real fast.

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

Our Endless Numbered Days

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Our Endless Numbered Days - 2015

by Claire Fuller

Summary: Part fairy-tale, part magic, yet always savagely realistic Claire Fuller; s haunting and powerful debut Our Endless Numbered Days will appeal to fans of Eowyn Ivey; s The Snow Child and Christian Baker Kline; s Orphan Train .Peggy Hillcoat is eight years old when her survivalist father, James, takes her from their home in London to a remote hut in the woods and tells her that the rest of the world has been destroyed. Deep in the wilderness, Peggy and James make a life for themselves. They...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Our House

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Our House - 2018

by Louise Candlish

Summary: One of The Washington Post ; s 10 Best Thrillers and Mysteries of the Year One of Publishers Weekly ; s Best Books of the Year One of Real Simple ; s Best Books of the Year There; s nothing unusual about a new family moving in at 91 Trinity Avenue. Except it; s her house. And she didn; t sell it . This international bestseller is a disturbing and addictive novel of domestic suspense where secrets kept hidden from spouses cause shocking surprises that hit home... When Fiona Lawson comes home to...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Suspense • Thrillers

Piercing the Darkness

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Piercing The Darkness - 2012

by Frank Peretti

Summary: Now in ebook, the classic sequel to bestseller This Present Darkness , about another small town in the midst of an unseen supernatural battle for truth. This sequel to This Present Darkness follows the supernatural battle over the small town of Bacon?s Corner, where, once again, armies of angels and demons are at war. Sally Beth Roe is trying to escape her past and struggling to find the truth, while Tom Harris finds himself embroiled in a battle to save a Christian school threatened by outside forces.

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Suspense

Playing to Win

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Playing To Win - 2012

by Jaci Burton

Summary: Someone; s going to have to let down their guard... Football star Cole Riley is notorious for doing as he pleases—on the field and off. He parties hard and fights harder, but if he doesn; t clean up his act, his career is over—so Cole reluctantly agrees to work with image makeover consultant Savannah Brooks. He; s not used to being told what to do, especially by some (admittedly hot) Southern belle. As for Savannah, she; s not convinced she can transform this cocky (and aggressively...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Princess

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Princess - 2018

by James Patterson

Summary: A secret and the British crown make a murderous combination in this page-turning suspense novel in the #1 bestselling Private series. Private, the best investigation unit in the world, has agents who are the smartest, fastest, and most technologically advanced in the world—and they always uncover the truth. No wonder the most influential men and women on the planet seek their help on a daily basis. But there; s only one client who can make its founder, Jack Morgan, drop everything and fly...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Suspense • Thrillers

The Proposal

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The Proposal - 2018

by Jasmine Guillory

Summary: THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "There is so much to relate to and throughout the novel, there is a sharp feminist edge. Loved this one, and you will too."— New York Times bestselling author Roxane Gay The New York Times bestselling author of The Wedding Date serves up a novel about what happens when a public proposal doesn; t turn into a happy ending, thanks to a woman who knows exactly how to make one on her own... When someone asks you to spend your life with him, it shouldn; t come as a...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Revenge Wears Prada

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Revenge Wears Prada - 2013

by Lauren Weisberger

Summary: With brand-new scenes, The New York Times bestseller and sequel you; ve been waiting for—the follow-up to the #1 New York Times bestseller, The Devil Wears Prada ! Almost a decade has passed since Andy Sachs quit the job "a million girls would die for" working for Miranda Priestly at Runway magazine—a dream that turned out to be a nightmare. Andy and Emily, her former nemesis and co-assistant, have since joined forces to start a high end bridal magazine, The Plunge , which has...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

A River of Stars

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A River Of Stars - 2018

by Vanessa Hua

Summary: In a powerful debut novel about modern-day motherhood, immigration, and identity, a pregnant Chinese woman makes her way to California and stakes a claim to the American dream. NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Washington Post • NPR Real Simple "Utterly absorbing."—Celeste Ng • "A marvel of a first novel."— O: The Oprah Magazine Holed up with other mothers-to-be in a secret maternity home in Los Angeles, Scarlett Chen is far from her native China, where she...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Rogue Protocol

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Rogue Protocol - 2018

by Martha Wells

Summary: Rogue Protocol is the third entry in Martha Wells; s Hugo, Nebula, Alex, and Locus Award-winning, New York Times and USA Today bestselling series, The Murderbot Diaries. Starring a human-like android who keeps getting sucked back into adventure after adventure, though it just wants to be left alone, away from humanity and small talk. Who knew being a heartless killing machine would present so many moral dilemmas? Sci-fi; s favorite antisocial A.I. is back on a mission. The case against the...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Runaway Groom

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Runaway Groom - 2018

by Lauren Layne

Summary: For one charming playboy, getting cast on a Bachelor -esque reality TV show is the shock of a lifetime—until he finds love where he least expects it. And now the chase is on! Gage Barrett; s reputation as a ladies; man has been greatly exaggerated, but none of that matters after a drunken bet lands him on Jilted, a reality TV show that matches runaway grooms with wannabe brides. Now he; s stuck at a Hawaiian resort with nineteen women competing to drag him back to the altar—and one...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Rush

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Rush - 2018

by Lisa Patton

Summary: "There; s not a better Southern author writing today than Lisa Patton. Funny, touching, and full of twists and turns. I couldn; t have loved it more." – Fannie Flagg, New York Times bestselling author of Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe Rush is recommended by... Atlanta Journal Constitution as a Southern Beach Book SouthernLiving.com as a 2018 Beach Read Deep South Magazine; s Summer Reading List Southern Independent Bookseller; s Alliance as a SUMMER 2018 OKRA PICK Modern...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Rust & Stardust

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Rust & Stardust - 2018

by T. Greenwood

Summary: "Greenwood; s glowing dark ruby of a novel brilliantly transforms the true crime story that inspired Nabokov; s Lolita . Shatteringly original and eloquently written....So ferociously suspenseful, I found myself holding my breath." —Caroline Leavitt, New York Times bestselling author of Pictures of You Camden, NJ, 1948. When 11 year-old Sally Horner steals a notebook from the local Woolworth; s, she has no way of knowing that 52 year-old Frank LaSalle, fresh out of prison, is watching...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Safe and Sound

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Safe And Sound - 2018

by Fern Michaels

Summary: The Sisterhood: a group of women from all walks of life bound by friendship and a quest for justice. Armed with vast resources, top-notch expertise, and a loyal network of allies around the globe, the Sisterhood will not rest until every wrong is made right. Isabelle Flanders Tookus isn; t expecting to involve the Sisterhood in a new mission when she strikes up a friendship with a curly-haired boy in her local park. Ben Ryan is an eight-year-old child genius, the grandson of millionaire Eleanor...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Suspense • Thrillers

Sea of Greed

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Sea Of Greed - 2018

by Clive Cussler

Summary: The world; s oil supply is vanishing, the stock market is plummeting, and the key to saving the future seems to a baffling historical mystery. Can the NUMA crew crack it in time? Sea of Greed is the suspenseful new NUMA Files novels from the #1 New York Times -bestselling grand master of adventure. After an explosion in the Gulf of Mexico destroys three oil rigs trying to revive a dying field, Kurt Austin and the NUMA Special Projects Team are tapped by the President of the United States to...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Suspense • Thrillers

Season of Wonder

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Season Of Wonder - 2018

by Raeanne Thayne

Summary: The Perfect Holiday Read! It; s a long way from New York to Idaho...but could they have found a home at last? Dani Capelli has never truly belonged anywhere. And from her earliest days as a foster child in Queens, she would have been lost if it weren; t for her love of animals. Until high school, when she fell hard for the wrong boy, and found herself pregnant—and married—by graduation. Two daughters later, Dani realized her mistake and filed for divorce, and with the help of...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Seductive One

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The Seductive One - 2003

by Susan Mallery

Summary: The Seductive One is the third book in the sexy Marcelli Sisters of Pleasure Road series by #1 New York Times bestselling author Susan Mallery, perfect for fans of Nora Roberts and Debbie Macomber. Brenna Marcelli wants to take over the family winery, but has to borrow from her rival—and ex boyfriend!—to do so...is all fair in love and wine? For the Marcelli sisters of California wine country, the season is ripe for romance! Of all the Marcelli sisters, the only one who dreams of...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Serpentine

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Serpentine - 2018

by Laurell K. Hamilton

Summary: Vampire hunter Anita Blake has managed to overcome everything she faces. But this time there; s a monster that even she doesn; t know how to fight... A remote Florida island is the perfect wedding destination for the upcoming nuptials of Anita; s fellow U.S. Marshal and best friend Edward. For Anita, the vacation is a welcome break, as it; s the first trip she gets to take with wereleopards Micah and Nathaniel. But it; s not all fun and games and bachelor parties... In this tropical paradise...  read more »

Genres: Horror • Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Seventh Grave and No Body

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Seventh Grave And No Body - 2014

by Darynda Jones

Summary: The New York Times bestseller from Darynda Jones, Seventh Grave and No Body , puts Charley Davidson in the line of more fires than she may be able to handle... Twelve. Twelve of the deadliest beasts ever forged in the fires of hell have escaped onto our plane, and they want nothing more than to rip out the jugular of Charley Davidson and serve her lifeless, mangled body to Satan for dinner. So there; s that. But Charley has more on her plate than a mob of testy hellhounds. For one thing, her...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Thrillers

Severance

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Severance - 2018

by Ling Ma

Summary: Winner of the 2018 Kirkus Prize, A New York Times Notable Book of 2018, An Indie Next Selection A Best Book of 2018 at Elle , M arie Claire, Refinery29 , Bustle , Buzzfeed , BookPage , Bookish , Mental Floss, Chicago Review of Books, HuffPost, Electric Literature, Amazon Editors; , A.V. Club, Jezebel, Vulture "A fierce debut from a writer with seemingly boundless imagination. . . A stunning, audacious book with a fresh take on both office politics and what the apocalypse might bring." —...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Shades of Wicked

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Shades Of Wicked - 2018

by Jeaniene Frost

Summary: In this thrilling new Night Rebel series set in New York Times bestselling author Jeaniene Frost; s Night Huntress world, sexy and ruthless vampire Ian finally meets his match! The Rule Breaker... Master vampire Ian is unrepentant, shameless...and every shade of wicked. He; s made one too many enemies in his two centuries of existence, including Dagon, a demon who now lays claim to his soul. Ian; s only chance to escape Dagon is to join forces with a Law Guardian, but he; s never been able to...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Thrillers

Shakespeare; s Trollop

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Shakespeare; S Trollop - 2000

by Charlaine Harris

Summary: Welcome back to Shakespeare - a charming Arkansas town with endless back roads, an eclectic mix of residents, and a dollop of noir. Featuring cleaning woman/karate expert Lily Bard, Charlaine Harris; s series puts a unique spin on the traditional cozy to create mysteries that "work on every level. The writing and plotting are first rate [and] Lily is appealing in her own prickly way" — Washington Time s In this installment, Lily discovers lifelong Shakespeare resident Deedra Dean murdered...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Ships and Stings and Wedding Rings

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Ships And Stings And Wedding Rings - 2015

by Jodi Taylor

Summary: It; s Christmas again at St Mary; s and time for Max; s obligatory illegal jump. On this occasion, however, they; re right up against it. A loaded gun has been left behind in Ancient Egypt and it; s up to St Mary; s historians to retrieve it before someone accidentally blows their own head off, thus affecting the timeline for centuries to come. And as if that; s not enough, Max has inadvertently poisoned Mr Markham. It; s hot, they; re running out of supplies, they can; t find the gun, and it; s all going horribly wrong. Again.

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Silence of the Girls

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The Silence Of The Girls - 2018

by Pat Barker

Summary: One of The Washington Pos t; s 50 Most Notable Books of 2018 One of NPR; s Best Books of 2018 One of Vanity Fair ; s Best Fall Books of 2018 "An important, powerful, memorable book that invites us to look differently not only at The Iliad but at our own ways of telling stories about the past and the present ." —Emily Wilson, translator of The Odyssey From the Booker Prize-winning author of the Regeneration trilogy comes a monumental new masterpiece, set in the midst of literature; s most...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

Sixth Grave on the Edge

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Sixth Grave On The Edge - 2014

by Darynda Jones

Summary: Charley Davidson—part-time private investigator and full-time Grim Reaper—returns in the New York Times bestseller, Sixth Grave on the Edge by Darynda Jones. Sometimes I wrestle my demons. Sometimes we just snuggle.— Bumper Sticker Most girls might think twice before getting engaged to someone like Reyes Farrow—but Charley Davidson is not most girls. She; s a paranormal private eye and grim reaper-in-training who; s known to be a bit of a hell-raiser, especially after a...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Thrillers

Snap

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Snap - 2018

by Belinda Bauer

Summary: From award-winning crime writer Belinda Bauer, "the true heir to the great Ruth Rendell" [ Mail on Sunday (UK)], Snap is a gripping novel about a teenage boy; s hunt for his mother; s killer. Jack; s in charge, said his mother as she disappeared up the road to get help. I won; t be long. Now eleven-year-old Jack and his two sisters wait on the hard shoulder in their stifling, broken-down car, bickering and whining and playing I-Spy until she comes back. But their mother doesn; t come back. She...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Suspense • Thrillers

The Snow Man

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The Snow Man - 2018

by Diana Palmer

Summary: Previously published in Christmas with My Cowboy Colorado winters are rugged and cold, but there; s nothing warmer than a cowboy; s tender kiss to ignite the spirit of the season . . . Meadow Dawson needs Santa to deliver a solution to her management of the enormous Colorado ranch she; s inherited. YouTube videos just aren; t going to cut it. Too bad she; s not on speaking terms with the one man who can help her out. . . . Cattleman Dal Blake just wants his too pretty, too clumsy, and too...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Westerns

Someone to Trust

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Someone To Trust - 2018

by Mary Balogh

Summary: During a rare white Christmas at Brambledean Court, the widow Elizabeth, Lady Overfield, defies convention by falling in love with a younger man in the latest novel in the Westcott series. After her husband; s passing, Elizabeth Overfield decides that she must enter into another suitable marriage. That, however, is the last thing on her mind when she meets Colin Handrich, Lord Hodges, at the Westcott Christmas house party. She simply enjoys his company as they listen to carolers on Christmas...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Straddling the Line

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Straddling The Line - 2014

by Jaci Burton

Summary: Trevor Shay has it all—a successful football and baseball career, and any woman he wants. But when he finds out his college mentor; s daughter is in trouble, he drops everything to come to her aid. Haven Briscoe has finally landed a dream job as a sportscaster for a major network. But she hasn; t been able to move past the recent death of her beloved father, and it; s affecting her career. A plum assignment following the daily life of sports superstar Trevor Shay might be just the...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Streets of Laredo

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Streets Of Laredo - 2010

by Larry Mcmurtry

Summary: From the Pulitzer Prize–winning author Larry McMurtry comes the sequel and final book in the Lonesome Dove tetralogy. An exhilarating tale of legend and heroism, Streets of Laredo is classic Texas and Western literature at its finest. Captain Woodrow Call, August McCrae; s old partner, is now a bounty hunter hired to track down a brutal young Mexican bandit. Riding with Call are an Eastern city slicker, a witless deputy, and one of the last members of the Hat Creek outfit, Pea Eye Parker,...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Westerns

Sweet Little Lies

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Sweet Little Lies - 2018

by Abbi Glines

Summary: Book #2 in the Sweet Little Series. Lost, shattered, and confused, Beulah finds a friend where she least expects one. What she thought she knew, she didn't. What she thought she understood, she didn't. And what she is about to find out will change her. When your fate claims you there is no running from it.

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Sweet Memories

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Sweet Memories - 2018

by Nicole Ellis

Summary: It had always been just the two of them, mother and daughter. After her mother died, Angel Bennett found out it was all a lie. Discovering her mother's secrets, she moves to Candle Beach to find out the truth. What she finds is so much more. Adam Rigg is unlucky in love. He's the constant friend, never the boyfriend. He's resigned himself to be the best journalist possible, keeping the local newspaper, the Candle Beach Weekly, afloat in an era where digital media reigns supreme. When Adam...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Sweet Promises

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Sweet Promises - 2017

by Nicole Ellis

Summary: Maggie Price is resilient. After her husband died, leaving her a young widow with an infant son, she returned home to Candle Beach to create a new future for them by purchasing the Bluebonnet Cafe. She loves her life, but something feels like it's missing. Jake Price promised his younger brother he'd take care of his wife and child if something happened to him while deployed overseas. Now, five years after his brother's death, Jake vows to fulfill that promise and take care of Maggie and her...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Sweet Success

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Sweet Success - 2017

by Nicole Ellis

Summary: When Gretchen Roberts graduated from college, she planned a brief stay in her hometown of Candle Beach. Ten years later, she's still working for her parents and wondering how her life got so off track. Luckily, she's got a plan for the future, which hinges on being hired for the lead sales job at a luxury housing development south of town. With a referral from her best friend Maggie, she's a shoo-in for the job. But there's one little snag.... Parker Gray grew up knowing he'd work for his...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Teardrop Lane

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Teardrop Lane - 2015

by Emily March

Summary: NATIONAL BESTSELLER In Emily March; s new novel set in her beloved Eternity Springs, a woman who has given up on dreams of a family meets a man who needs her to complete his own. Town physician Rose Anderson hides a well of sadness behind her cheerful and capable professionalism. Heartbreak has only reinforced her belief that marriage and children aren; t in her future. Yet she; s a woman with a pulse--and when sexy, brooding artist Hunt Cicero shows up at her office with his young nephew, the...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Terminal List

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The Terminal List - 2018

by Jack Carr

Summary: A Navy SEAL has nothing left to live for and everything to kill for after he discovers that the American government is behind the deaths of his team in this ripped-from-the-headlines political thriller that is "so powerful, so pulse-pounding, so well-written—rarely do you read a debut novel this damn good" (Brad Thor, #1 New York Times bestselling author). On his last combat deployment, Lieutenant Commander James Reece; s entire team was killed in a catastrophic ambush. But when those...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Suspense • Thrillers

The Third Hotel

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The Third Hotel - 2018

by Laura Van Den Berg

Summary: "[A] future cult classic." — The New York Times Book Review "There; s Borges and Bolano, Kafka and Cortazar, Modiano and Murakami, and now Laura van den Berg." — The Washington Post Named a Best Book of 2018 by The Boston Globe, Huffington Post , Electric Literature and Lit Hub . An August 2018 IndieNext Selection. Named a Summer 2018 Read by The Washington Post, Vulture , Nylon , Elle , BBC, InStyle , Refinery29, Bustle, O, the Oprah Magazine, Entertainment Weekly, Harper; s...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Tony; s Wife

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Tony; S Wife - 2018

by Adriana Trigiani

Summary: Set in the lush Big Band era of the 1940s and World War II, this spellbinding saga from beloved New York Times bestselling author Adriana Trigiani tells the story of two talented working class kids who marry and become a successful singing act, until time, temptation, and the responsibilities of home and family derail their dreams. Shortly before World War II, Chi Chi Donatelli and Saverio Armandonada meet one summer on the Jersey shore and fall in love. Both are talented and ambitious, and...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

Treacherous Is the Night

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Treacherous Is The Night - 2018

by Anna Lee Huber

Summary: "My favorite new mystery series!" —Alyssa Maxwell, USA Today bestselling author In 1919 England, in the shadow of The Great War, many look to the spirit world for answers. But it will take an all too earthbound intrigue to draw in the discerning heroine of Anna Lee Huber; s latest mystery . . . It; s not that Verity Kent doesn; t sympathize with those eager to make contact with lost loved ones. After all, she once believed herself a war widow. But now that she; s discovered Sidney is very...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Unleash the Night

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Unleash The Night - 2005

by Sherrilyn Kenyon

Summary: It; s a predator eat predator world for the Were-Hunters. Danger haunts any given day. There is no one to trust. No one to love. Not if they want to live… An orphan with no clan that will claim him, Wren Tigarian grew to adulthood under the close scrutiny and mistrust of those around him. A forbidden blend of two animals—snow leopard and white tiger—Wren has never listened to anyone when there was something he wanted. Now he wants Marguerite. Marguerite D; Aubert Goudeau is...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Thrillers

Verses for the Dead

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Verses For The Dead - 2018

by Douglas Preston

Summary: Preston & Child return with their #1 bestselling series, confronting FBI Special Agent Pendergast with the one challenge he never expected: a partner. After an overhaul of leadership at the FBI; s New York field office, A. X. L. Pendergast is abruptly forced to accept an unthinkable condition of continued employment: the famously rogue agent must now work with a partner. Pendergast and his new colleague, junior agent Coldmoon, are assigned to investigate a rash of killings in Miami Beach, where...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

Virgil Wander

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Virgil Wander - 2018

by Leif Enger

Summary: The first novel in ten years from award-winning, million-copy bestselling author Leif Enger, Virgil Wander is an enchanting and timeless all-American story that follows the inhabitants of a small Midwestern town in their quest to revive its flagging heart Midwestern movie house owner Virgil Wander is "cruising along at medium altitude" when his car flies off the road into icy Lake Superior. Virgil survives but his language and memory are altered and he emerges into a world no longer familiar to...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Watching You

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Watching You - 2018

by Lisa Jewell

Summary: The instant New York Times and #1 Sunday Times bestselling author of the "riveting thriller" ( PopSugar ) Then She Was Gone delivers another suspenseful page-turner about a shocking murder in a picturesque and well-to-do English town, perfect "for fans of Gone Girl, The Girl on the Train, and Luckiest Girl Alive" ( Library Journal). Melville Heights is one of the nicest neighborhoods in Bristol, England; home to doctors and lawyers and old-money academics. It; s not the sort of place where...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Suspense • Thrillers

When the Men Were Gone

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When The Men Were Gone - 2018

by Marjorie Herrera Lewis

Summary: A cross between Friday Night Lights and The Atomic City Girls, When The Men Were Gone is a debut historical novel based on the true story of Tylene Wilson, a woman in 1940; s Texas who, in spite of extreme opposition, became a female football coach in order to keep her students from heading off to war. Football is the heartbeat of Brownwood, Texas. Every Friday night for as long as assistant principal Tylene Wilson can remember, the entire town has gathered in the stands, cheering their boys...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

When We Were Young

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When We Were Young - 2018

by Karen Kingsbury

Summary: From #1 New York Times bestselling author Karen Kingsbury comes a classic story about second chances, featuring the beloved Baxter family and a young father who finds his whole world turned upside down on the eve of his divorce. What if you could see into the future and know what will happen tomorrow, if you really walk out that door today. Pay attention. Life is not a dress rehearsal. From their first meeting, to their stunning engagement and lavish wedding, to their happily-ever-after, Noah...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Whispers in the Dark

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Whispers In The Dark - 2012

by Maya Banks

Summary: Nathan is being held captive and is in agony. His saving grace is the voice of an angel who eases his pain and helps him regain enough strength to escape. When he does, she leaves him with a void that he can barely stand. When he escapes and returns to the KGI, he hears her again-now she needs him . Her name is Shae, and she; s on the run with her sister. A government group wants to harness their abilities to heal. The KGI wants to help- but can Nathan quiet his soulmate; s doubts and convince her that they are meant to face these dangers together?

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Romance • Suspense

White Nights

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White Nights - 2010

by Ann Cleeves

Summary: The electrifying follow up to the award-winning Raven Black Raven Black received crime fiction; s highest monetary honor, the Duncan Lawrie Dagger Award. Now Detective Jimmy Perez is back in an electrifying sequel. It; s midsummer in the Shetland Islands, the time of the white nights, when birds sing at midnight and the sun never sets. Artist Bella Sinclair throws an elaborate party to launch an exhibition of her work at The Herring House, a gallery on the beach. The party ends in farce when...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Wild Hunger

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Wild Hunger - 2018

by Chloe Neill

Summary: In the first thrilling installment of Chloe Neill; s spinoff to the New York Times bestselling Chicagoland Vampires series, a new vampire will find out just how deep blood ties run. As the only vampire child ever born, some believed Elisa Sullivan had all the luck. But the magic that helped bring her into the world left her with a dark secret. Shifter Connor Keene, the only son of North American Central Pack Apex Gabriel Keene, is the only one she trusts with it. But she; s a vampire and the...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Winter at the Beach

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Winter At The Beach - 2018

by Sheila Roberts

Summary: USA TODAY bestselling author Sheila Roberts takes readers on a wintry trip to the harbor in her latest holiday novel... The town of Moonlight Harbor needs to convince tourists that the beach is still the place to be—even when the sunshine goes south for the winter. Jenna Jones, new proprietor of The Driftwood Inn, has the perfect idea: a holiday festival called Seaside with Santa. Jenna is happy to throw herself into planning the event. With all the decorating, preparation and extra...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Winter Soldier

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The Winter Soldier - 2018

by Daniel Mason

Summary: A Washington Post Best Book of 2018 A San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of 2018 An NPR Great Read of 2018 National Bestseller " The Winter Soldier brims with improbable narrative pleasures...These pages crackle with excitement... A spectacular success." —Anthony Marra, New York Times Book Review "A dream of a novel... Part mystery, part war story, part romance." —Anthony Doerr, author of All the Light We Cannot See Vienna, 1914. Lucius is a twenty-two-year-old medical student when...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

The Witch of Willow Hall

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The Witch Of Willow Hall - 2018

by Hester Fox

Summary: Two centuries after the Salem witch trials, there; s still one witch left in Massachusetts. But she doesn; t even know it. Take this as a warning: if you are not able or willing to control yourself, it will not only be you who suffers the consequences, but those around you, as well. New Oldbury, 1821 In the wake of a scandal, the Montrose family and their three daughters—Catherine, Lydia and Emeline—flee Boston for their new country home, Willow Hall. The estate seems sleepy and...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Wrecked

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Wrecked - 2018

by Joe Ide

Summary: In this outrageous novel from Joe Ide, "the best thing to happen to mystery writing in a very long time" ( New York Times ), the case of a young artist; s missing mother sets IQ on a collision course with his own Moriarty. Isaiah Quintabe—IQ for short—has never been more successful, or felt more alone. A series of high-profile wins in his hometown of East Long Beach have made him so notorious that he can hardly go to the corner store without being recognized. Dodson, once his...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Wyoming Legend

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Wyoming Legend - 2018

by Diana Palmer

Summary: A Wyoming rancher finds love where he least expects it in this heartwarming second-chance romance Micah Torrance could use a helping hand. Between managing his expansive Wyoming ranch and caring for his willful little girl, Janey, Micah; s plate is more than full. Usually, it; s not in this cowboy; s nature to ask, but when beautiful Karina Carter offers her help, Micah can; t resist. With her sweet smile and her easy way with Janey, Micah wants to trust her. But he knows better than anyone...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Westerns
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