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Evening in paradise

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Evening in paradise - 2018

by Lucia Berlin

Summary: In this collection of short stories, Berlin showcased the gritty glamour that made readers fall in love with her. She finds beauty in the darkest places... and darkness in the seemingly pristine. --

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Short Stories

Carry the ocean

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Carry the ocean - 2017

by Heidi Cullinan

Summary: Normal is just a setting on the dryer. High school graduate Jeremey Samson is looking forward to burying his head under the covers and sleeping until it's time to leave for college. Then a tornado named Emmet Washington enters his life. The young man with a double major in math and computer science is handsome, forward, wicked smart, interested in dating Jeremey--and he has autism. But Jeremey doesn't judge him for that. He's too busy judging himself, as are his parents, who don't believe in...  read more »

Genres: Iowa Authors • Literature & Fiction

This quiet sky

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This quiet sky - 2014

by Joanne Bischof

Summary: Sarah Miller doesn't expect anything special in her rural schoolhouse until she meets a boy with a fatal illness.

Genres: Christian • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Eggs on ice

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Eggs on ice - 2018

by Laura Childs

Summary: "The Christmas season at the Cackleberry Club cafe is marred by murder in the latest book in the New York Times bestselling series. Some say that casting crusty attorney Allen Sharpe as Scrooge in the Kindred Players production of "A Christmas Carol" is just playing to type. He's not the most beloved man in town. In fact, you'd have a dickens of a time finding someone who liked him. Still it's a shock when the Ghost of Christmas Past stabs him during the first rehearsal. Suzanne, co-owner of...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Alice isn't dead

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Alice isn't dead - 2018

by Joseph Fink

Summary: Keisha Taylor lived a quiet life with her wife, Alice, until the day that Alice disappeared. After months of searching, presuming she was dead, Keisha held a funeral, mourned, and gradually tried to get on with her life. But that was before Keisha started to see her wife, again and again, in the background of news reports from all over America. Alice isn't dead, and she is showing up at every major tragedy and accident in the country. Following a line of clues, Keisha takes a job with a...  read more »

Genres: Horror • Literature & Fiction • Occult & Supernatura

Radiance

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Radiance - 2014

by Grace Draven

Summary: Ildiko has always known her only worth to the royal family lay in a strategic marriage. Resigned to her fate, she is horrified to learn that her intended groom isn't just a foreign aristocrat but the younger prince of a people neither familiar nor human. Bound to her new husband, Ildiko will leave behind all she's known to embrace a man shrouded in darkness but with a soul forged by light. Two people brought together by the trappings of duty and politics will discover they are destined for each other, even as the powers of a hostile kingdom scheme to tear them apart.

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

Miss Blaine's prefect and the golden samovar

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Miss Blaine's prefect and the golden samovar - 2018

by Olga Wojtas

Summary: Never underestimate a librarian. Comfortably padded and in her middle years, Shona McMonagle may look bookish and harmless, but her education at the Marcia Blaine School for Girls has left her with a deadly expertise in everything from martial arts to quantum physics. It has also left her with a bone-deep loathing for The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, that scurrilous novel that spread scandalous untruths about the finest educational institution in Edinburgh. Her skills, her deceptively mild...  read more »

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

Spilled milk

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Spilled milk - 2013

by K L Randis

Summary: Brooke Nolan is a battered child who makes an anonymous phone call about the escalating brutality in her home. When social services jeopardize her safety condemning her to keep her father's secret, it's a glass of spilled milk at the dinner table that forces her to speak about the cruelty she's been hiding. In her pursuit for safety and justice Brooke battles a broken system that pushes to keep her father in the home. When jury members and a love interest congregate to inspire her to fight, she...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Fire & blood

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Fire & blood - 2018

by George R R Martin

Summary: "Centuries before the events of A Game of Thrones, House Targaryen -- the only family of dragonlords to survive the Doom of Valyria -- took up residence on Dragonstone. Fire & Blood begins their tale with the legendary Aegon the Conqueror, creator of the Iron Throne, and goes on to recount the generations of Targaryens who fought to hold that iconic seat, all the way up to the civil war that nearly tore their dynasty apart. What really happened during the Dance of the Dragons? Why was it so...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Gone so long

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Gone so long - 2018

by Andre Dubus

Summary: Few writers can enter their characters so completely or evoke their lives as viscerally as Andre Dubus III. In this deeply compelling new novel, a father, estranged for the worst of reasons, is driven to seek out the daughter he has not seen in decades. Daniel Ahearn lives a quiet, solitary existence in a seaside New England town. Forty years ago, following a shocking act of impulsive violence on his part, his daughter, Susan, was ripped from his arms by police. Now in her forties, Susan still...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction

Mrs. Jeffries and the Feast of St. Stephen

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Mrs. Jeffries and the Feast of St. Stephen - 2008

by Emily Brightwell

Summary: The case is an unexpected bother for Inspector Witherspoon's household, already abuzz with plans for the holidays, but Scotland Yard wants this crime solved before Christmas. Now the busy sleuths must rally in support of their Inspector -- especially since the clues are harder to find than a silver sixpence in a plum pudding.

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

Eidolon

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Eidolon - 2016

by Grace Draven

Summary: "In a bid for more power, the Shadow Queen of Haradis unleashes a malignant force into the world. Her son Brishen, younger prince of the Kai royal house, suddenly finds himself ruler of a kingdom blighted by a diseased darkness. His human wife Ildiko must decide if she will give up the man she loves in order to save his throne. Three kingdoms on the verge of war must unite to save each other, and a reluctant one-eyed king will raise an army of the dead to challenge an army of the damned. A tale of alliance and sacrifice." --

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

The making of Mrs. Hale

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The making of Mrs. Hale - 2018

by Carolyn Miller

Summary: Julia Hale ran off to be married in Gretna Green, following romance instead of common sense. But her tale isn't turning into a happily ever after. Her new husband is gone and she doesn't know where or if he's ever coming back. Julia has no option but to return home to the family she betrayed by eloping and hope they'll forgive her. Especially now that she might be carrying a baby from her brief marriage. Major Thomas Hale has spent a lifetime trying to escape his past only to discover that he...  read more »

Genres: Christian • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The lake on fire

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The lake on fire - 2018

by Rosellen Brown

Summary: "After more than a decade, Rosellen Brown, author of ten celebrated books, is back with a gritty, absorbing, and deeply felt novel. The Lake on Fire is an epic narrative that begins among immigrants on a failing Wisconsin farm. Chaya and her strange, brilliant, little brother Asher depart for Chicago only to discover that the Gilded Age is as empty a fac¸ade as the beautiful Columbian Exposition attracting thousands to Lake Michigan's shore. They scrape together a meager living--she in a cigar...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The affair

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The affair - 2015

by Lee Child

Summary: Carter Crossing, Mississippi. 1997. A lonely railroad track. A crime scene. A cover-up. A young woman is dead, and solid evidence points to a soldier at a nearby military base. But that soldier has powerful friends in Washington. Reacher is ordered undercover--to find out everything he can, to control the local police, and then to vanish.

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

The dishonorable Miss DeLancey

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The dishonorable Miss DeLancey - 2017

by Carolyn Miller

Summary: Tainted by scandal and forced to leave London for the quiet of Brighton, the Honorable Miss Clara DeLancey is a shadow of her former society self. A chance encounter brings her a healing friendship with the sisters of an injured naval captain. But Clara's mama, the Viscountess Winpoole, is appalled at the new company she's keeping. Captain Benjamin Kemsley is not looking for a wife. But his gallant spirit won't let him ignore the penniless viscount's daughter--not when she so obviously needs to...  read more »

Genres: Christian • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The captivating Lady Charlotte

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The captivating Lady Charlotte - 2017

by Carolyn Miller

Summary: Lady Charlotte Featherington is destined for great things on the marriage market. After all, as the beautiful daughter of a marquess, she should have her pick of the eligible nobility when she debuts. She, however, has love at the top of her list of marriageable attributes. And her romantic heart falls hard for one particularly dashing, attentive suitor. Sadly for Charlotte, her noble father intends her betrothed to be someone far more dull. William Hartwell may be a duke, but he knows he was...  read more »

Genres: Christian • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Bryant & May

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Bryant & May - 2018

by Christopher Fowler

Summary: "London, 1969. With the Swinging Sixties under way, Detectives Arthur Bryant and John May find themselves caught in the middle of a good, old-fashioned manor house murder mystery. The critics are mad for Christopher Fowler, his irascible creations Bryant and May, and the Peculiar author's gift for writing classic mysteries with delightfully uncommon twists. Entertainment Weekly calls Fowler "deadpan, sly, and always unexpectedly inventive," while The Guardian admires his "splendidly eccentric...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

The elusive Miss Ellison

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The elusive Miss Ellison - 2017

by Carolyn Miller

Summary: Handsome appearance counts for naught unless matched by good character and actions. That's the firm opinion of not-so-meek minister's daughter Lavinia Ellison. So even though all the other villagers of St. Hampton Heath are swooning over the newly returned seventh Earl of Hawkesbury, she is not impressed. If a man won't take his responsibilities seriously and help those who are supposed to be able to depend on him, he deserves no respect from her. In Lavinia's pretty, gray eyes, Nicholas...  read more »

Genres: Christian • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The consuming fire

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The consuming fire - 2018

by John Scalzi

Summary: "The Interdependency, humanity's interstellar empire, is on the verge of collapse. The Flow, the extra-dimensional conduit that makes travel between the stars possible, is disappearing, leaving entire star systems stranded. When it goes, human civilization may go with it--unless desperate measures can be taken. Emperox Grayland II, the leader of the Interdependency, is ready to take those measures to help ensure the survival of billions. But nothing is ever that easy. Arrayed before her are...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Snowfall on Haven Point

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Snowfall on Haven Point - 2016

by RaeAnne Thayne

Summary: "It's been two rough years since Andrea Montgomery lost her husband, and all she wants is for her children to enjoy their first Christmas in Haven Point. But then Andie's friend asks a favor-- to keep an eye on her brother, Sheriff Marshall Bailey, who's recovering from a hit and run. Andie will do anything for Wyn, even park her own misgivings to check on her grouchy, wounded bear of a brother. Marshall hates feeling defenseless and resents the protective impulses that Andie brings out in him....  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Homeward hound

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Homeward hound - 2018

by Rita Mae Brown

Summary: "A mystery full of colorful characters (both two- and four-legged!), gorgeous country landscapes, timeless traditions, and the breathtaking thrill of the fox hunt, from the New York Times bestselling author of Crazy Like a Fox. Amidst the revelry of the Christmas Hunt, mystery and intrigue abound! When the fanfare is interrupted by the discovery of a body, "Sister" Jane Arnold and her company of loyal hounds find themselves faced with a pressing task--to uncover who has killed a beloved club...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

A true cowboy Christmas

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A true cowboy Christmas - 2018

by Caitlin Crews

Summary: "Gray Everett has a heart of gold but that doesn't mean he believes in the magic of Christmas. He's got plenty else to worry about this holiday season, what with keeping his cattle ranch in the family and out of the hands of hungry real-estate investors looking to make a down-and-dirty deal. That, plus being a parent to his motherless daughter, equals a man who will not rest until he achieves his mission. Now, all Gray needs is the help of his lifelong neighbor, who happens to have grown into a...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Miss Serena's secret

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Miss Serena's secret - 2018

by Carolyn Miller

Summary: "With devastating scars in her past, Serena Winthrop is sure no man can be trusted--especially not a man like the too-smooth Viscount Carmichael. His reputation as a flirt and a gambler is everything she despises. And the young artist makes sure that this disreputable heir to an earldom knows of her deep disapproval whenever they encounter one another. Henry, Lord Carmichael, is perfectly aware of his charms. He's gambled with plenty of ladies' hearts as easily as he has with their husbands'...  read more »

Genres: Christian • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Winning Miss Winthrop

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Winning Miss Winthrop - 2018

by Carolyn Miller

Summary: "Years ago, the man who stole Catherine Winthrop's heart rejected her -- and she's never recovered from the grief. Now tragedy has brought him back into her life. This time it isn't her heart he's taking, it's her home and her family's good name. Jonathan Carlew's serious demeanor and connection to trade, not to mention the rumors surrounding his birth, have kept him from being a favorite of the ladies, or their parents. Now, suddenly landed and titled, he finds himself with plenty of...  read more »

Genres: Christian • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Pandemic

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Pandemic - 2018

by Robin Cook

Summary: "The explosive new medical thriller from New York Times-bestselling author Robin Cook. After a young, seemingly healthy woman collapses suddenly on the NYC subway and dies by the time she reaches the hospital, her case is initially chalked up to a virulent strain of influenza. That is, until she ends up on Dr. Jack Stapleton's autopsy table, where Jack discovers something eerily fishy: First, that the young woman has had a heart transplant, and second, that her DNA matches that of the...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Medical • Thrillers

The winter soldier

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The winter soldier - 2018

by Daniel Mason

Summary: "Vienna, 1914. Lucius is a twenty-two-year-old medical student when World War I explodes across Europe. Enraptured by romantic tales of battlefield surgery, he enlists, expecting a position at a well-organized field hospital. But when he arrives--at a commandeered church tucked away high in a remote valley of the Carpathian Mountains--he discovers a freezing outpost ravaged by typhus. The other doctors have fled, and only a single mysterious nurse named Sister Margarete remains. But Lucius has...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Medical • Romance

The silent women

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The silent women - 2018

by Sara Blaedel

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

How the dukes stole Christmas

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How the dukes stole Christmas - 2018

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

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

The caregiver

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The caregiver - 2018

by Samuel Park

Summary: Mara Alencar's mother Ana is the moon, the sun, the stars. Ana, a struggling voice-over actress, is an admirably brave and recklessly impulsive woman who does everything in her power to care for her little girl. With no other family or friends her own age, Ana eclipses Mara's entire world. They take turns caring for each other--in ways big and small. Their arrangement begins to unravel when Ana becomes involved with a civilian rebel group attempting to undermine the city's torturous Police...  read more »

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

Secondhand stiff

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Secondhand stiff - 2013

by Sue Ann Jaffarian

Summary: "Spending Thanksgiving with her faultfinding mother has Odelia more tightly wound than a turkey in November. But her husband's cousin Ina, who shows up for dinner with ugly bruises and without her two-timing husband, clearly has it worse. Wild horses can't stop Odelia's mom from tagging along with Ina, who runs a consignment shop, to a storage auction. Everyone is shocked when Ina's husband is found inside a storage locker--dead." --

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Corpse on the cob

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Corpse on the cob - 2010

by Sue Ann Jaffarian

Summary: Trouble grows faster than a corn crop in July when Odelia reunites with her long-lost mum in a corn maze at the Autumn Fair. For starters, there's the dead body in the cornfield. Then there's her mum crouched beside the corpse with blood on her hands.

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Master of his fate

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Master of his fate - 2018

by Barbara Taylor Bradford

Summary: Victorian England is a country of sharp divides between rich and poor, but James Lionel Falconer is everything a self-made man should be: handsome, ambitious, charming, and brimming with self-confidence. Even as a boy working in his father's market stall in Camden, he was determined to become a merchant prince. Through hard work and a single-minded determination, James rises quickly through the ranks, with a loving wife, devoted children, and a lofty position in the Malvern & Malvern Company....  read more »

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

My sister, the serial killer

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My sister, the serial killer - 2018

by Oyinkan Braithwaite

Summary: "Satire meets slasher in this 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. How could she not be? Her sister, Ayoola, is many things: the favorite child, the beautiful one, possibly sociopathic. And now Ayoola's third boyfriend in a row is dead. Korede's practicality is the sisters' saving grace. She knows...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

The vineyard victims

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The vineyard victims - 2017

by Ellen Crosby

Summary: "When Jamison Vaughn --Virginia real estate mogul, vineyard owner, and failed US presidential candidate --drives his gold SUV into a stone pillar at the entrance to Montgomery Estate Vineyard, Lucie Montgomery is certain the crash was deliberate. But everyone else in town is equally sure that Jamie must have lost control of the SUV on a rain-slicked country road. In spite of being saddled with massive campaign debts from the election, Jamie is seemingly the man with the perfect life. What...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Harvest of secrets

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Harvest of secrets - 2018

by Ellen Crosby

Summary: It's harvest season at Montgomery Estate Vineyard; the busiest time of year for winemakers in Atoka, Virginia. A skull is unearthed near Lucie Montgomery's family cemetery, and the discovery of the bones coincides with the arrival of handsome, wealthy aristocrat Jean-Claude de Marignac. He's come to be the head winemaker at neighboring La Vigne Cellars, but he's no stranger to Lucie; he was her first crush twenty years ago when she spent a summer in France.

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Woman of courage

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Woman of courage - 2018

by Wanda E Brunstetter

Summary: "Take a three-thousand mile journey with Amanda Pearson as she leaves the disgrace of a broken engagement and joins the work at a Quaker mission in the western wilds. The trip is fraught with danger, and Amanda is near death before reaching her destination. Among those she meets are an Indian woman who becomes her first convert and a half-Indian trapper who seems to be her biggest critic. But love follows her into the wilderness and will determine the course of her future. You are sure to enjoy...  read more »

Genres: Christian • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Séances are for suckers

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Séances are for suckers - 2018

by Tamara Berry editor

Summary: "Ellie has an ailing sister to care for, and working as a ghost hunter who doesn't believe in ghosts helps cover the bills for both of them. When she's lucky, it also pays for the occasional tropical vacation. Her brother doesn't exactly approve, but Ellie figures she's providing a service. On her latest job, though, she may be in for some genuine scares. The skeptical, reserved, and very rich Nicholas Hartford III has flown her all the way to his family's ancestral estate in England --...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

The butterfly box

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The butterfly box - 2014

by Santa Montefiore

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Twice as dead

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Twice as dead - 2011

by Sue Ann Jaffarian

Summary: "Corpse magnet Odelia Grey is at it again--stumbling across a dead body at a wedding reception while 'Achy Breaky Heart' plays in the background. Bodies are turning up so fast that Odelia enlists the help of her family and friends--Greg, Seth, Zee, Detective Frye, her half brother Clark, even her pompous boss Michael Steele. But solving a mystery is twice as hard when the victims have more secrets than the killer." --

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Rhythm & clues

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Rhythm & clues - 2016

by Sue Ann Jaffarian

Summary: "It's a rockin' flashback for Odelia Grey when her mother asks her to look into the disappearance of her neighbor Bo Shank, the former lead singer for a band Odelia idolized in her youth. But when a body is found in Bo Shank's house, everything quickly gets thrown out of tune." --

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

The other wife

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The other wife - 2018

by Michael Robotham

Summary: "William and Mary live in Wales and have been married sixty years with four children and five grandchildren. William is a celebrated surgeon, Mary a devoted wife. Both are strong believers in right and wrong. William and Olivia have been together twenty years and share a house in London, enjoying the theatre and restaurants and playing tennis every week. Only one of these stories can be true - but which one? This is the question that confronts clinical psychologist Joe O'Loughlin when his...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Psychological • Thrillers

A ladder to the sky

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A ladder to the sky - 2018

by John Boyne

Summary: Aspiring writer Maurice Swift, whose desire for fame exceeds his talent, uses a chance meeting with celebrated novelist Erich Ackermann in a West Berlin hotel in 1988 to obtain secrets about Ackermann's wartime activities, which becomes material for his first novel. Once Maurice has had a taste of literary fame, he knows he can stop at nothing in pursuit of that high. Moving from the Amalfi Coast, where he matches wits with Gore Vidal, to Manhattan and London, Maurice hones his talent for...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Psychologica

Milkman

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Milkman - 2018

by Anna Burns

Summary: In Northern Ireland during the Troubles of the 1970s, an unnamed narrator finds herself targeted by a high-ranking dissident known as Milkman.

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Psychological • Romance

The competition

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The competition - 2015

by Marcia Clark

Summary: "A Columbine-style massacre at a high school in the San Fernando Valley has left a community grief-stricken and shaken to its core. Two students are identified as the killers. Both are dead, believed to have committed a mutual suicide. But in the aftermath of the shooting, as LA Special Trials prosecutor Rachel Knight and LAPD detective Bailey Keller dig deeper, they realize that the facts don't add up. Could it be that the two 'killers' were themselves victims? And if so, does that mean that...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

The champagne conspiracy

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The champagne conspiracy - 2016

by Ellen Crosby

Summary: "Winter has come to the Montgomery Estate Vineyard in Atoka, Virginia. Lucie Montgomery and winemaker Quinn Santori have decided to make champagne, a first for the vineyard. But then Gino Tomassi, Quinn's uncle, turns up on their doorstep one afternoon, demanding help in solving the mystery of what happened to Zara Tomassi, the first wife of his grandfather, who died in a San Francisco hotel in 1923 under suspicious circumstances. And it seems there's no coincidence that her death came the day...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Too big to die

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Too big to die - 2017

by Sue Ann Jaffarian

Summary: "It's the dog days of summer for Odelia and Greg after they rescue a dog from a closed car on a blistering hot day. The culprit is former reality star Marla Kingston, who's married to a client of Odelia's law firm. The dog was saved, but Odelia's job might not be when Kingston demands blood. Things get even stickier when a video of the rescue goes viral and the man who helped them winds up dead. And who is the mysterious young woman who shows up about the same time? Is she connected or just an opportunist looking to cash in on their reluctant Internet fame?" --

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

A body to spare

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A body to spare - 2015

by Sue Ann Jaffarian

Summary: Odelia Grey's relaxing day of errands is ruined when she finds a body folded like an origami crane in the trunk of her car. And it's not just any dead body - it's the corpse of Zak Finch, a young man who had been kidnapped eight years earlier. But why was he put in Odelia's car? Where has Zak been all these years?

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Of blood and bone

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Of blood and bone - 2018

by Nora Roberts

Summary: "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 the Doom sickened and killed billions. Traveling anywhere is a danger, as vicious gangs of Raiders and fanatics called Purity Warriors search for their next...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Occult & Supernatural • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Chosen people

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Chosen people - 2018

by Robert Whitlow

Summary: "Bestselling author Robert Whitlow dives deep into the legal ramifications of a tragic event half a world away and how it affects two lawyers in Atlanta from vastly different backgrounds. When Hana Abboud walked into the conference room, she was unprepared for the images of a horrific terrorist attack near the Western Wall in Jerusalem. But after watching a courageous mother sacrifice her life to save her four-year-old daughter, Hana knew she needed to help attorney Jakob Brodsky represent the...  read more »

Genres: Christian • Legal • Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

Hell on wheels

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Hell on wheels - 2014

by Sue Ann Jaffarian

Summary: When Odelia Grey and her husband, Greg, attend a rugby match to cheer for their quadriplegic friends, the last thing they expect is to witness a murder on the playing court. Complicating matters is their friendship with the prime suspect. It doesn't help that Odelia's pompous boss is embroiled in a mystery of his own--one that leaves more than his super-sized ego bruised and battered. Odelia enlists the help of family and friends, and gets some surprising assistance from out of left field. But...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Too big to miss

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Too big to miss - 2006

by Sue Ann Jaffarian

Summary: When her close friend Sophie London, a plus-sized activist, commits suicide over her web cam, Odelia Grey is determined to prove that the woman's death was in fact a murder.

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Someone to trust

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Someone to trust - 2018

by Mary Balogh

Summary: Widow Elizabeth Overfield and Colin Handrich know there can never be a relationship between them, but an agreement to share a waltz at each ball they attend leaves them questioning what they are willing to sacrifice for love.

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

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 »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction

Booby trap

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Booby trap - 2009

by Sue Ann Jaffarian

Summary: Could Dr. Brian Eddy, plastic surgeon to the rich and famous, possibly be the Blond Bomber serial killer? Newlywed Odelia Gray will find out who's killing the bevy of buxom blonds--even if this mystery gets messier than her chicken parmigiana sandwich!

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Thugs and kisses

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Thugs and kisses - 2008

by Sue Ann Jaffarian

Summary: "With the class bully murdered at her 30th high school reunion and her annoying boss Michael Steele suddenly missing, Odelia Grey, aka 'Corpse Magnet,' doesn't know which mystery to poke her big nose into first. The action is hot and heavy as Odelia confronts demented contract assassins, tangled love relationships, and killer cravings for Thin Mints Girl Scout Cookies." --

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Undercover connection

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Undercover connection - 2018

by Heather Graham

Summary: "Much to their mutual annoyance, FBI agent Jacob Wolff and Miami detective Jasmine Adair discover they're both undercover to bust a notorious organized crime group. But amid a glamorous South Beach nightclub opening, their key informant is killed, leaving Jacob and Jasmine the dangerous job of infiltrating the ring." --

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Thrillers

Hot winter nights

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Hot winter nights - 2018

by Jill Shalvis

Summary: 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 almost-healed bullet wounds don't mix. Lucas needs to...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Paris echo

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Paris echo - 2018

by Sebastian Faulks

Summary: American historian Hannah intends to immerse herself in World War II research in Paris, wary of paying much attention to the city where a youthful misadventure once left her dejected. But a chance encounter with Tariq, a Moroccan teenager whose visions of the City of Lights as a world of opportunity and rebirth starkly contrast with her own, disrupts her plan. Hannah agrees to take Tariq in as a lodger, forming an unexpected connection with the young man. Yet as Tariq begins to assimilate into...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Psychological • Romance

Ways to hide in winter

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Ways to hide in winter - 2018

by Sarah St Vincent

Summary: A young widow living in the Pennsylvania mountains and flipping burgers for hunters and hikers befriends a stranger visiting from Uzbekistan and becomes embroiled in a manhunt after he confesses to committing a terrible crime in his home country.

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

Hazards of time travel

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Hazards of time travel - 2018

by Joyce Carol Oates

Summary: A recklessly idealistic girl tests the limits of her oppressively controlled, dystopian world and is punished by being sent back in time to Wainscotia, Wisconsin, eighty years in the past, only to fall fatefully in love with a fellow exile.

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

The coloring crook

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The coloring crook - 2018

by Krista Davis

Summary: Life is looking rosy for Florrie Fox, manager of the Color Me Read bookstore in Georgetown, Washington D.C. She's working on an adult coloring book of gardens, her romance with Sergeant Eric Jonquille has entered a new chapter, and the bookstore's weekly coloring club is a source of friendship and entertainment. No member is more vibrant than Dolly Cavenaugh. Dolly likes to say she was blessed with beauty and cursed with lousy husbands, but at least she has a grown daughter and a stunning...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

The enemy of my enemy

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The enemy of my enemy - 2018

by W E B Griffin

Summary: "Special agent James Cronley Jr. finds that fighting both ex-Nazis and the Soviet NKGB can lead to strange bedfellows, in the dramatic new Clandestine Operations novel about the birth of the CIA and the Cold War. A month ago, Cronley managed to capture two notorious Nazi war criminals, but not without leaving some dead bodies and outraged Austrian police in his wake. He's been lying low ever since, but that little vacation is about to end. Somebody--Odessa, the NKGB, the Hungarian Secret...  read more »

Genres: Action & Adventure • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Thrillers

Match making for beginners

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Match making for beginners - 2018

by Maddie Dawson

Summary: "Marnie MacGraw wants an ordinary life- a husband, kids, and a minivan in the suburbs. Now that she's marrying the man of her dreams, she's sure this is the life she'll get. Then Marnie meets Blix Holliday, her fiance´'s irascible matchmaking great-aunt who's dying, and everything changes- just as Blix told her it would. When her marriage ends after two miserable weeks, Marnie is understandably shocked. Marnie doesn't believe she's anything special, but Blix somehow knew she was the perfect...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Winters

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The Winters - 2018

by Lisa Gabriele

Summary: "A spellbindingly suspenseful new novel set in the moneyed world of the Hamptons, about secrets that refuse to remain buried and consequences that can't be escaped. After a whirlwind romance, a young woman returns to the opulent, secluded Long Island mansion of her new fiance´ Max Winter--a wealthy politician and recent widower--and a life of luxury she's never known. But all is not as it appears at the Asherley estate. The house is steeped in the memory of Max's beautiful first wife Rebekah,...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Thrillers

The proposal

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The proposal - 2018

by Jasmine Guillory

Summary: "When someone asks you to spend your life with him, it shouldn't come as a surprise--or happen in front of 45,000 people. When freelance writer Nikole Paterson goes to a Dodgers game with her actor boyfriend, his man bun, and his bros, the last thing she expects is a scoreboard proposal. Saying no isn't the hard part--they've only been dating for five months, and he can't even spell her name correctly. The hard part is having to face a stadium full of disappointed fans... At the game with his...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Sports

Extinctions

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Extinctions - 2018

by Josephine Wilson

Summary: Professor Frederick Lothian, retired engineer, has quarantined himself in a place he hates: a retirement village. His headstrong wife Martha, adored by all, is dead. His adopted daughter Caroline has cut ties, and his son Callum is lost to him in his own way. And though Frederick knows, logically, that a structural engineer can devise a bridge for any situation, somehow his own troubled family--fractured by years of secrets and lies--is always just out of his reach. When a series of unfortunate...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction

The Accident

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The Accident - 2012

by Diane Hoh

Summary: On the eve of her "sweet sixteen" birthday, a girl meets a ghost with a tragic past Megan Logan; s sixteenth birthday party is in eleven days, and she still doesn; t have a date. For months she; s been secretly in love with her best friend, Justin, but she; s afraid to tell him how she feels. By the time her party starts, though, boys will be the last thing on her mind. While Megan tries on her party dress, three of her friends go for a ride to the lake. As the car makes a sharp turn, the...  read more »

Genres: Horror • Literature & Fiction

After Work Activities--Office Duties, Book 6

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After Work Activities--Office Duties, Book 6 - 2017

by Mac Flynn

Summary: The truth can be more unbelievable than any work of fiction. That; s why Sam is having such a hard time trying to reconcile what she was seeing with what she knew to be reality. Things further complicate when her boss presents an astounding revelation that she finds hard to swallow even as the symptoms of her strange malady tell her there; s something more to what; s going on than she can understand.

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

Again The Magic

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Again The Magic - 2015

by Lisa Kleypas

Summary: Caught in a passionate liaison with John McKenna, a servant on her father's estate, Lady Aline Marsden is exiled from London while her lover is banished, until John returns, having made his fortune, determined to seek revenge on her.

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Regency • Romance

The Air You Breathe

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The Air You Breathe - 2018

by Frances de Pontes Peebles

Summary: "The story of an intense female friendship fueled by admiration and affection, envy and pride -- and each woman's fear that she would be nothing without the other." --

Genres: Historical • Historical • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Psychological • Romance • Young Adult Fiction

Alaskan Holiday

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Alaskan Holiday - 2018

by Debbie Macomber

Summary: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • "[Debbie] Macomber brings her signature charm to this appealing tale of an aspiring chef. . . . This charmer will please Macomber fans and newcomers alike."— Publishers Weekly Debbie Macomber brings us to the Alaskan wilderness for a magical Christmas tale about finding love where it; s least expected. Before beginning her dream job as sous chef in one of Seattle; s hottest new restaurants, Josie Avery takes a summer position cooking at a lakeside lodge in...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Alehouse at the End of the World

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The Alehouse at the End of the World - 2018

by Stevan Allred

Summary: When a fisherman receives a mysterious letter about his beloved; s demise, he sets off in his skiff to find her on the Isle of the Dead. The Alehouse at the End of the World is an epic comedy set in the sixteenth century, where bawdy Shakespearean love triangles play out with shapeshifting avian demigods and a fertility goddess, drunken revelry, bio-dynamic gardening, and a narcissistic, bullying crow, who may have colluded with a foreign power. A raucous, aw-aw-aw-awe-inspiring romp, Stevan Allred; s second book is a juicy fable for adults, and a hopeful tale for out troubled times.

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

Alice Isn; t Dead

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Alice Isn; t Dead - 2018

by Joseph Fink

Summary: New York Times bestseller From the New York Times bestselling co-author of It Devours! and Welcome to Night Vale comes a fast-paced thriller about a truck driver searching across America for the wife she had long assumed to be dead. "This isn; t a story. It; s a road trip." Keisha Taylor lived a quiet life with her wife, Alice, until the day that Alice disappeared. After months of searching, presuming she was dead, Keisha held a funeral, mourned, and gradually tried to get on with her life. But...  read more »

Genres: Horror • Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

All I Ever Need is You

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All I Ever Need is You - 2018

by Bella Andre

Summary: Seattle architect Adam Sullivan is well known for his brilliant historic building restorations—and for having absolutely no interest in love and marriage. He; s happy for his siblings and cousins who have found true love, but though they; re clearly hellbent on seeing him settled, his family is just going to have to accept that Cupid; s arrow will be skipping this Sullivan. That is, until he meets Kerry Dromoland...and suddenly Adam starts to question everything he once believed to be true about falling in love.

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

All I Want for Halloween

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All I Want for Halloween - 2017

by Marie Harte

Summary: TONIGHT, SHE PLANS TO LET GO. Dressed up and anonymous, Sadie Liberato feels powerful, sexy and free. Where better to lose herself than a masked party? Gear Blackstone; s cheating ex and scheming best friend have managed to spin his life into a serious downward spiral. At least with a mask on he can cut loose for one night. And cut loose he does—with the sexiest, snarkiest chick he; s ever met. After a scorching-hot encounter, Sadie and Gear are desperate to find each other in real life. But...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

All Your Perfects

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All Your Perfects - 2018

by Colleen Hoover

Summary: "The #1 New York Times bestselling author of It Ends with Us--whose writing is "emotionally wrenching and utterly original" (Sarah Shepard, New York Times bestselling author of the Pretty Little Liars series)--delivers a tour de force novel about a troubled marriage and the one old forgotten promise that might be able to save it. Quinn and Graham's perfect love is threatened by their imperfect marriage. The memories, mistakes, and secrets that they have built up over the years are now tearing...  read more »

Genres: Contemporary • Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • New Adult & College • Psychological • Romance • Thrillers

Alpha Billionaire

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Alpha Billionaire - 2018

by J.l. Ryan

Summary: The Billionaire; s Gift Frantic and broke, April Edwards is blindsided when she; s wrongfully fired from her job at an exclusive resort after a customer inappropriately touches her. Believing it was her fault, her boss won; t even consider giving her back her job or even hearing her side of the story. Witnessing the entire scene, mysterious billionaire Nigel Conroy offers her a life of luxury so that she; ll never have to work again. Does he really want to help her, or is he hiding a...  read more »

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

Alpha Mated Box Set--Werewolf Shifter Romance

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Alpha Mated Box Set--Werewolf Shifter Romance - 2017

by Mac Flynn

Summary: The entire Alpha Mated series in one complete package! Dakota Combes; s boring life as the quintessential office-slave comes to an abrupt end one fateful Friday evening when she stumbles on the CEO of the company, and his dark secret. Her world turns upside down in a sensual mix of awe and wonder as he leads her into his dark world of wealth and adventure.

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

Ambush

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Ambush - 2018

by James Patterson

Summary: Only Detective Michael Bennett stands in the way of two lethal cartels fighting for New York City's multi-million-dollar opioid trade. And they know where Bennett, and his family, live. An anonymous tip about a crime in Upper Manhattan proves to be a setup. An officer is taken down--and, despite the attackers' efforts, it's not Michael Bennett. New York's top cop is not the only one at risk. One of Bennett's children sustains a mysterious injury. And a series of murders follows, each with a...  read more »

Genres: Crime • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Spies & Intrigue • Suspense • Thrillers

Ambush

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Ambush - 2018

by James Patterson

Summary: Only Detective Michael Bennett stands in the way of two lethal cartels fighting for New York City; s multi-million -dollar opioid trade. And they know where Bennett, and his family, live. An anonymous tip about a crime in Upper Manhattan proves to be a setup. An officer is taken down—and, despite the attackers; efforts, it; s not Michael Bennett. New York; s top cop is not the only one at risk. One of Bennett; s children sustains a mysterious injury. And a series of murders follows, each...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

America for Beginners

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America for Beginners - 2018

by Leah Franqui

Summary: Recalling contemporary classics such as Americanah, Behold the Dreamers, and The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, a funny, poignant, and insightful debut novel that explores the complexities of family, immigration, prejudice, and the American Dream through meaningful and unlikely friendships forged in unusual circumstances. Pival Sengupta has done something she never expected: she has booked a trip with the First Class India USA Destination Vacation Tour Company. But unlike other upper-class...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Anderson Castle

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Anderson Castle - 2016

by Connie Furnari

Summary: ANDERSON CASTLE Genere: Fantasy Horror Archie vive a Jersey City, nel New Jersey, è un ragazzo che ama leggere libri horror ma a differenza dei suoi coetanei possiede un dono speciale: è un sensitivo, riesce a prevedere il futuro e percepisce cose che sfuggono all; umana cognizione. Un giorno riceve una lettera senza mittente che gli comunica la misteriosa morte di un suo lontano prozio inglese, Lord Archibald Anderson III. Il Lord lo ha nominato suo unico successore e gli ha...  read more »

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

An Argumentation of Historians

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An Argumentation of Historians - 2018

by Jodi Taylor

Summary: The ninth book in the bestselling British madcap time-travelling series, served with a dash of wit that seems to be everyone; s cup of tea. Behind the seemingly innocuous facade of St. Mary; s Institute of Historical Research, a different kind of academic work is taking place. Just don; t call it "time travel"?these historians "investigate major historical events in contemporary time." And they aren; t your harmless eccentrics either; a more accurate description, as they ricochet around...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Baby, It; s Christmas & Hold Me, Cowboy

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Baby, It; s Christmas & Hold Me, Cowboy - 2017

by Susan Mallery

Summary: ; TIS THE SEASON Dr. Kelly Hall had lost all hope of ever having a family—until single father Tanner Malone burst into her hospital and asked her how to raise his newborn daughter. What else could she do, so soon before Christmas, but lend her expertise to the gorgeous contractor? His charming smiles and come-hither glances draw her like a moth to a flame, but she; s in no position to get involved with anyone. After a devastating heartbreak, Kelly has given up on happiness. Nonetheless,...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance • Westerns

Bathed in Prayer: Father Tim's Prayers, Sermons, and Reflections from the Mitford Series

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Bathed in Prayer: Father Tim's Prayers, Sermons, and Reflections from the Mitford Series - 2018

by Jan Karon

Summary: A collection of prayers, sermons and inspirational quotes from Karon's Mitford series' beloved fictional religious leader, Timothy Kavanagh. The excerpts from her novels are complemented by new essays and the author's reflections on faith.

Genres: Christian • Literature & Fiction

Beauchamp Hall

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Beauchamp Hall - 2018

by Danielle Steel

Summary: #1 New York Times bestselling author Danielle Steel tells the uplifting story of an ordinary woman embracing an extraordinary adventure, and the daring choice that transforms her world. Winona Farmington once dreamed of graduating from college, moving to New York City, and pursuing a career in publishing. Then real life got in the way when she left college and returned to her small Michigan hometown to care for her sick mother. Years later, stuck in a dead-end job and an unsatisfying...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Beauchamp Hall

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Beauchamp Hall - 2018

by Danielle Steel

Summary: Winona Farmington once dreamed of graduating from college, moving to New York City, and pursuing a career in publishing. Then real life got in the way when she left college and returned to her small Michigan hometown to care for her sick mother. Years later, stuck in a dead-end job and an unsatisfying relationship, Winnie has concluded that dreams were meant for others. She consoles herself with binge-watching the British television series that she loves, Beauchamp Hall, enthralled by the...  read more »

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

Begin Again

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Begin Again - 2017

by Mona Kasten

Summary: An addictive, sexy read that you can; t help but devour." - Anna Todd, author of the After series He makes the rules. She breaks them all. A new start. It; s the only thing keeping Allie Harper going, when she packs up her life and moves across the country to Woodshill, Oregon. She; s about to start college, desperate to leave the ghosts of her past behind her. Even if that means never talking to her parents again. Now the hard part - finding an apartment before classes start. Just when it...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Being His--Being Me, Book 2

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Being His--Being Me, Book 2 - 2017

by Mac Flynn

Summary: Mitsy Collins is on her way to a gloriously happy life with her fiancee, but they have a few speed bumps to pass over in the form of his family. Her brave white knight cowers in fear of his stoic and stuffy parents, while one of his sisters is certifiable and the other is a Disney villain in disguise out to thwart their happy union. How will Mitsy survive the dirty looks, snide remarks, and tofu? Will she and Mr. Perkins be driven from the house, or will Mr. Perkins drive the family dog up the walls?

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Being Me--Being Me, Book 1

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Being Me--Being Me, Book 1 - 2017

by Mac Flynn

Summary: Mitsy Collins can handle herself with wit, but not with her weight. She; s content in her world of skinny coworkers and fulfilling the needs of her cat, Mr. Perkins, when their floor gets a new boss. The rumors of his physique don; t lie, and the whole floor is in combat mode to win his attention, and maybe his heart. Mitsy keeps out of the war, but becomes a casualty when Dunner ignores the bloodshed and takes aim at her. Are his intentions pure? Can Dunner really want her? Will Mr. Perkins be jealous?

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Best American Short Stories 2018

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The Best American Short Stories 2018 - 2018

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

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Short Stories

Billionaire Alpha

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Billionaire Alpha - 2018

by J.l. Ryan

Summary: Frantic and broke, curvy girl Rachel Greene only has a couple months left before her money runs out. She lives in a sleazy apartment and fears for her safety everyday. Worried that she won; t have enough money to pay her rent, she; s ecstatic when she; s hired by billionaire bad boy, Byron Blakemore. There; s an intense attraction between plus size Rachel and gorgeous Byron, but they; re as different as night and day. He; s a cocky jerk, and she; s a sweetheart. Arrogant Byron is hopelessly...  read more »

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

The Billionaire CEO

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The Billionaire CEO - 2018

by J.l. Ryan

Summary: Curvy girl Chloe; s self-confidence is shot to hell. She scrapes the bottom of the barrel when it comes to guys, and if she goes out with one unemployed sociopath living in his parents; basement, she; ll go nuts. Maybe she shouldn; t be too picky, though. She; s 100 pounds overweight, broke, and desperate for a baby, and she; s so fat that she can barely breathe. When she meets billionaire CEO Braden, she; s turned off. While he; s nice enough, she gets a cocky vibe from him. He; s a rich...  read more »

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

Billionaire Romance

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Billionaire Romance - 2017

by J.l. Ryan

Summary: ★★ From bestselling romance author, J.L. Ryan, comes this steamy billionaire romance series jam-packed with sexy billionaire love and plus size romance between hot powerful billionaires and the curvy women they crave! ★★ Frantic and broke, curvy Rachel Greene only has a couple months left before her money runs out. She lives in a run-down apartment in the worst part of town, and fears for her safety everyday. Worried that she won; t have enough money to pay her rent, she; s grateful...  read more »

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

Billionaire Seeking Bride #2--BBW Alpha Billionaire Romance

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Billionaire Seeking Bride #2--BBW Alpha Billionaire Romance - 2017

by Mac Flynn

Summary: Deidra "Dee" Johnson is an unemployed daydreamer out to find herself a handsome young man to marry, or a job to help her avoid rental eviction. Her friend convinces her to go with her to apply for a job as maid. They; re stunned by the size of the house, and even more surprised when Deidra gets a call back for an interview. What she doesn; t know is someone eagerly awaits her return with an eye for her to service more than just the rooms. ** Billionaire Seeking Bride #2 is a stand alone, steamy romance with no cliffhanger. **

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Billionaire Seeking Bride #3--BBW Alpha Billionaire Romance

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Billionaire Seeking Bride #3--BBW Alpha Billionaire Romance - 2017

by Mac Flynn

Summary: Plump Susan Brid is desperate for a job before her friend and co-apartment mate gets the idea she; s a welfare case that needs her constant attention. Susan would rather have a handsome, sultry husband and a life of her own, but life leads her to apply for a window washer job at one of the largest corporations in town. The gruff boss isn; t impressed by her ample features, but one sensual young man leaves her breathless in the elevator. Fate interferes with her job plans and sweeps her into his...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Bird, Bath, and Beyond: An Agent to the Paws Mystery

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Bird, Bath, and Beyond: An Agent to the Paws Mystery - 2018

by E.J. Copperman

Summary: "Kay Powell, theatrical agent to non-human animals, is babysitting--that is, birdsitting--her client, a parrot named Barney, on the set of his new TV show, Dead City. When the show's charismatic star is shot in his trailer between scenes, the only eyewitness to the crime is--you guessed it--Barney. And even though Kay keeps explaining that even a "talking" parrot doesn't actually converse with people, the investigators insist on interrogating the bird for information he clearly can't...  read more »

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

Bitter Orange

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Bitter Orange - 2019

by Claire Fuller

Summary: From the attic of Lyntons, a dilapidated English country mansion, Frances Jellico sees them--Cara first: dark and beautiful, then Peter: striking and serious. The couple is spending the summer of 1969 in the rooms below hers while Frances is researching the architecture in the surrounding gardens. But she's distracted. Beneath a floorboard in her bathroom, she finds a peephole that gives her access to her neighbors' private lives.

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

Bitter Orange

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Bitter Orange - 2018

by Claire Fuller

Summary: An NPR Best Book of the Year A Most Anticipated Book at Time Magazine, Entertainment Weekly, Vulture, Elle, BUST, HuffPost, NYLON, Southern Living, Parade, and more From the author of Our Endless Numbered Days and Swimming Lessons, Bitter Orange is a seductive psychological portrait, a keyhole into the dangers of longing and how far a woman might go to escape her past. From the attic of Lyntons, a dilapidated English country mansion, Frances Jellico sees them—Cara first: dark and...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Blood Communion: A Tale of Prince Lestat

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Blood Communion: A Tale of Prince Lestat - 2018

by Anne Rice

Summary: Lestat tells the story of the formation of the Blood Communion and how he became Prince of the vampire world and how his vision for all the Children of the Universe to thrive as one, came to be. The tale spills from Lestat's heart, as he speaks first of his new existence as reigning monarch -- and then of his fierce battle of wits and words with the mysterious Rhoshamandes, proud Child of the Millennia, reviled outcast for his senseless slaughter of the legendary ancient vampire Maharet, avowed...  read more »

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

Bloody Sunday: A Thriller

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Bloody Sunday: A Thriller - 2018

by Ben Coes

Summary: "North Korea, increasingly isolated from most of the rest of the world, is led by an absolute dictator and a madman with a major goal--he's determined to launch a nuclear attack on the United States. While they have built, and continue to successfully test nuclear bombs, North Korea has yet to develop a ballistic missile with the range necessary to attack America. But their missiles are improving, reaching a point where the U.S. absolutely must respond. What the U.S. doesn't know is that North...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Political • Spies & Intrigue • Thrillers

The Book of Magic: A Collection of Stories

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The Book of Magic: A Collection of Stories - 2018

by George R. R. Martin

Summary: "An anthology celebrating the witches and sorcerers of epic fantasy--featuring stories by George R. R. Martin, Scott Lynch, Megan Lindholm, and many more! Hot on the heels of award-winning editor Gardner Dozois's (Rogues, Old Venus) acclaimed anthology The Book of Swords comes this companion volume devoted to magic. How could it be otherwise? For every Frodo, there is a Gandalf...and a Saruman. For every Dorothy, a Glinda...and a Wicked Witch of the West. What would Harry Potter be without...  read more »

Genres: Action & Adventure • Epic Fantasy • Literature & Fiction • Magic & Wizards • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Short Stories

The Broken String

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The Broken String - 2014

by Diane Chamberlain

Summary: In celebration of the forthcoming novel The Silent Sister , Diane Chamberlain introduces Riley MacPherson in the e-short story The Broken String . As seventeen-year-old Riley MacPherson rushes to the side of her brother who has been gravely injured in Iraq, she recalls their growing up years when he was her protector and best friend. Why did that relationship fall apart? She longs for a second chance to connect with her brother, not realizing that family secrets may prevent them from ever having that closeness again.

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Short Stories

Buster Midnight; s Cafe

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Buster Midnight; s Cafe - 2007

by Sandra Dallas

Summary: May Anna Kovacks was discovered on the dustry streets of Butte, Montana and went on to become a Hollywood star. War, fame, marriage, love, and heartbreak came and went. What never changed was the bond she shared with her two best friends, Effa Commander and Whippy Bird. When scandal, murder, and betrayal made a legend of May Anna, only Effa and Whippy Bird could set the record straight.

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

Button Man

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Button Man - 2018

by Andrew Gross

Summary: "Mr. Gross; s direct style is full of sentiment but never maudlin and well-suited to scenes of violent action. Button Man has plenty of zip–and lots of moxie, too." – Wall Street Journal "This is a big, heartfelt handshake of a book, with all the street-scrambling energy that distinguishes the best fiction of Jeffrey Archer and Mario Puzo." – USA Today Following up The One Man and The Saboteur , Gross; s next historical thriller brings to life the drama of the birth of...  read more »

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

BWWM

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BWWM - 2018

by J.l. Ryan

Summary: From Bestselling Romance Author, J.L. Ryan, comes this steamy billionaire romance bundle jam-packed with sexy billionaires, bad boys, sexy bosses, and hot alpha males! Down on her luck and unemployed, Shelby Watson feels a glimmer of hope when she; s invited to interview for a job as a caregiver for a rich elderly woman. The woman; s grandson, sexy billionaire Michael Jameson interviews Shelby and nearly terrorizes her. He; s terribly rude, and to say that he is condescending is an...  read more »

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

The Calculating Stars

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The Calculating Stars - 2018

by Mary Robinette Kowal

Summary: "On a cold spring night in 1952, a huge meteorite fell to earth and obliterated much of the east coast of the United States, including Washington D.C. The ensuing climate cataclysm will soon render the earth inhospitable for humanity, as the last such meteorite did for the dinosaurs. This looming threat calls for a radically accelerated effort to colonize space, and requires a much larger share of humanity to take part in the process." --

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

Catching Christmas

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Catching Christmas - 2018

by Terri Blackstock

Summary: When an elderly woman decides she will stop at nothing to give her granddaughter a special gift for Christmas, she brings together cab driver Finn Parrish with first-year law associate Sydney Batson.

Genres: Christian • Clean & Wholesome • Holidays • Inspirational • Legal • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Romance

Caught in Time

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Caught in Time - 2018

by Julie Mcelwain

Summary: Still stranded in 1815, FBI agent Kendra Donovan finds herself on the trail of a vicious murderer with a shocking secret. October 1815: There is only one place Kendra Donovan wants to travel—back to her own time period in the twenty-first century. But since that; s not happening, she agrees instead to travel with her new guardian, the Duke of Aldridge, to one of his smaller estates in Lancashire. Their journey takes them through Yorkshire, a region whose breathtaking beauty masks a...  read more »

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

A Chance of Fate: Dominion Creek Pack Book 1

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A Chance of Fate: Dominion Creek Pack Book 1 - 2014

by Emleigh Walsh

Summary: "Chance McGregor is known as one of the toughest werewolves around. The Dominion Creek Pack Guardian is fearless when it comes to protecting his pack and its laws. But the upcoming mating ceremony has him shaking in his wolfy boots. If he doesn't find his true mate soon, the pack council will find one for him. It's enough to make even the most badass werewolf whine like a puppy. When Chance runs into full human Stephanie Taylor on the street, he realizes that he's found his true mate. Now he...  read more »

Genres: Iowa Authors • Literature & Fiction • Paranormal • Romance • Science Fiction & Fantasy

The Chili Queen

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The Chili Queen - 2003

by Sandra Dallas

Summary: Life may have been hard on Addie French, but when she meets friendless Emma Roby on a train, all her protective instincts emerge. Emma; s brother is seeing her off to Nalgitas to marry a man she has never met. And Emma seems like a lost soul to Addie-someone who needs Addie; s savvy and wary eye. It isn; t often that Addie is drawn to anyone as a friend, but Emma seems different somehow. When Emma; s prospective fails to show up at the train depot, Addie breaks all her principles to shelter the...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

Christmas Cake Murder

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Christmas Cake Murder - 2018

by Joanne Fluke

Summary: It; s Christmas many years ago, and topping young Hannah Swensen; s wish list is becoming the go-to baker in Lake Eden, Minnesota. But as Hannah finds out, revisiting holiday memories can be murder . . . With her dream of opening The Cookie Jar taking shape, Hannah; s life matches the hectic December hustle and bustle in Lake Eden—especially when she agrees to help recreate a spectacular Christmas Ball from the past in honor of Essie Granger, an elderly local in hospice care. But instead...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Christmas on the Island

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Christmas on the Island - 2018

by Jenny Colgan

Summary: From the New York Times bestselling author of The Café by the Sea—whose novels are "an evocative, sweet treat" (JOJO MOYES)—comes this heartwarming holiday novel set on a charming Scottish island. On the remote Scottish island of Mure, the Christmas season is stark, windy, and icy—yet incredibly festive and beautiful... It; s a time for getting cozy in front of whisky barrel wood fires, and enjoying a dram and a treacle pudding with the people you love—unless, of...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Christmas on the Island

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Christmas on the Island - 2018

by Jenny Colgan

Summary: While Flora struggles with how to inform her ex-boss that she is carrying his baby, a doctor refugee from war-torn Syria embarks on his first Christmas season without his wife on the remote Scottish island of Mure.

Genres: Family Life • Holidays • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Romantic Comedy

A Christmas Revelation

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A Christmas Revelation - 2018

by Anne Perry

Summary: "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. When Worm, a young orphan boy who works at the local clinic, sees Eloise being kidnapped by two men in the days leading up to Christmas, he immediately recruits Squeaky Robinson to help rescue her. But as they track Eloise down, they're surprised to hear that she does not, in fact, wish to be rescued....  read more »

Genres: Cozy • Historical • Historical • Historical • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Romance • Young Adult Fiction

The Christmas Sisters

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The Christmas Sisters - 2018

by Sarah Morgan

Summary: "Morgan...brings her elegant blend of deep-felt emotion and witty dialogue to yet another title here." -Entertainment Weekly "The perfect gift for readers who relish heartwarming tales of sisters and love." -Booklist In the snowy Highlands of Scotland, Suzanne McBride is dreaming of the perfect cozy Christmas. Her three adopted daughters are coming home for the holidays and she can; t wait to see them. But tensions are running high... Workaholic Hannah knows she can; t avoid spending the...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

City of Ash and Red

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City of Ash and Red - 2018

by Hye-young Pyun

Summary: From the 2017 Shirley Jackson Award winner, a tense psychological thriller and Kafkaesque parable—called "an airtight masterpiece" by Korea; s Wall street Journal. Distinguished for his talents as a rat killer, the nameless protagonist of Hye-young Pyun; s City of Ash and Red is sent by the extermination company he works for on an extended assignment in C, a country descending into chaos and paranoia, swept by a contagious disease, and flooded with trash. No sooner does he disembark than...  read more »

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

Clashings--In the Loup, Book 5

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Clashings--In the Loup, Book 5 - 2017

by Mac Flynn

Summary: Petty jealousy can be born of natural, feral desires, and the men around Stephanie begin to exhibit their possessive natures as the strain threatens to consume her. She wonders when the madness will end, and at what price.

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

The Clockmaker's Daughter

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The Clockmaker's Daughter - 2018

by Kate Morton

Summary: A love affair and a mysterious murder cast their shadows across generations, set in England from the 1860s until the present day.

Genres: Historical • Historical • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Romance • Young Adult Fiction

The Collector’s Apprentice

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The Collector’s Apprentice - 2018

by B. A. Shapiro

Summary: "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-fiance, George Everard. To protect herself from the law and the wrath of those who lost everything, she creates a new identity, a Frenchwoman named Vivienne Gregsby, and sets out to recover her father's art collection, prove her innocence--and...  read more »

Genres: Arts & Photography • Crime • Historical • Historical • Historical • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Nonfiction • Romance • Young Adult Fiction

The Colors of All the Cattle: No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

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The Colors of All the Cattle: No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency - 2018

by Alexander McCall Smith

Summary: Precious Ramotswe dips her toe into the world of politics in the newest addition to the beloved and best-selling No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series. When Mma Potokwane suggests to Mma Ramotswe that she run for a seat on the City Council, Mma Ramotswe is at first unsure. But when she learns about the proposed construction of the flashy Big Fun Hotel next to a graveyard, she allows herself to be persuaded. Her opponent is none other than Violet Sephotho, who is in the pocket of the hotel...  read more »

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

Competence

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Competence - 2018

by Gail Carriger

Summary: From New York Times bestselling author Gail Carriger comes the delightful sequel to Imprudence . Accidentally abandoned! All alone in Singapore, proper Miss Primrose Tunstell must steal helium to save her airship, the Spotted Custard , in a scheme involving a lovesick werecat and a fake fish tail. When she uncovers rumors of a new kind of vampire, Prim and the Custard crew embark on a mission to Peru. There, they encounter airship pirates and strange atmospheric phenomena, and are mistaken for...  read more »

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

The Complete Patrick Melrose Novels

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The Complete Patrick Melrose Novels - 2015

by Edward St. Aubyn

Summary: NOW COLLECTED INTO ONE VOLUME FOR THE FIRST TIME, ALL FIVE INSTALLMENTS OF EDWARD ST. AUBYN; S CELEBRATED PATRICK MELROSE NOVELS Soon to be a Showtime TV series starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Blythe Danner Edward St. Aubyn has penned one of the most acclaimed series of the decade with the Patrick Melrose Novels. Now you can read all five novels in one volume: Never Mind, Bad News, Mother; s Milk, Some Hope, and At Last . By turns harrowing and hilarious, this ambitious novel cycle dissects...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Consumed

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Consumed - 2018

by J.R. Ward

Summary: "Anne Ashburn is a woman consumed . . . By her bitter family legacy, by her scorched career as a firefighter, by her obsession with department bad-boy Danny McGuire, and by a new case that pits her against a fiery killer. Strong-willed Anne was fearless and loved the thrill of fighting fires, pushing herself to be the best. But when one risky decision at a warehouse fire changes her life forever, Anne must reinvent not only her job, but her whole self. Shattered and demoralized, Anne finds her...  read more »

Genres: Contemporary • Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Romance • Romantic Suspense • Thrillers • Women Sleuths

Conversations with Friends

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Conversations with Friends - 2017

by Sally Rooney

Summary: 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, Frances and Bobbi catch the eye of Melissa, a well-known photographer, and as the girls are then gradually drawn into Melissa's world, Frances is reluctantly impressed by the older woman's sophisticated home and tall, handsome husband, Nick....  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction

Country Boy, City Girl: Trials and Triumphs During The Great Depression

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Country Boy, City Girl: Trials and Triumphs During The Great Depression - 2018

by Teresa Holmgren

Summary: Inspired by real events, this book is the extraordinary story of two teenagers and their ferocious struggle through extreme circumstances in the historically trying time known as the Great Depression. Harley and Mable both have a goal to attend college but are challenged with difficulties and disasters. Family and friends, and in one instance, the encouragement of the most famous athlete of the 20th century, propel them to pursue a college degree and the brighter future it promises. Harley, who...  read more »

Genres: Biographical • Historical • Historical • Historical • Iowa Authors • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Young Adult Fiction

Coup d; Etat

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Coup d; Etat - 2011

by Ben Coes

Summary: The wait is over—Ben Coes, whose debut Power Down was called "the must read thriller of the year" (Vince Flynn) is back and at the top of his game with a mesmerizing new novel Wanting only a peaceful, obscure life, Dewey Andreas has gone to rural Australia, far from turbulent forces that he once fought against. But powerful men, seeking revenge, have been scouring the earth looking for Dewey. And now, they; ve finally found him - forcing Dewey to abandon his home and to fight for his life...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

The Craftsman

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The Craftsman - 2018

by Sharon Bolton

Summary: "Sharon Bolton returns with her creepiest standalone yet, following a young cop trying to trace the disappearances of a small town's teenagers. Florence Lovelady's career was made when she convicted coffin-maker Larry Grassbrook of a series of child murders 30 years ago in a small village in Lancashire. Like something out of a nightmare, the victims were buried alive Florence was able to solve the mystery and get a confession out of Larry before more children were murdered. But now, decades...  read more »

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

The Crazy Rich Asians Trilogy Box Set

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The Crazy Rich Asians Trilogy Box Set - 2018

by Kevin Kwan

Summary: The New York Times bestselling Crazy Rich Asians series reveals the outrageous world of high net worth society with humor and heart. Crazy Rich Asians is now a major motion picture. "There; s rich, there; s filthy rich, and then there; s crazy rich." —People New Yorker Rachel Chu does not know that her loving boyfriend, Nicholas Young, also happens to be Singapore; s most eligible bachelor and likely heir to a massive fortune. So when she agrees to spend the summer in Nick; s home, her...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Crime and Poetry

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Crime and Poetry - 2016

by Amanda Flower

Summary: From the national bestselling author of the Amish Quilt Shop Mysteries comes the first charming caper in the Magical Bookshop Mystery series. Rushing home to sit by her ailing grandmother; s bedside, Violet Waverly is shocked to find Grandma Daisy the picture of perfect health. Violet doesn; t need to read between the lines: her grandma wants Violet back home and working in her magical store, Charming Books. It; s where the perfect book tends to fly off the shelf and pick you... Violet has...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Crisis

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Crisis - 2018

by Felix Francis

Summary: Harrison Foster is summoned to Newmarket after a fire in the Chadwick Stables kills six very valuable horses. There is far more to the 'simple' fire than initially meets the eye. For one, human remains are found among the equestrian ones. Who is the mystery victim? Harry is thrust unwillingly into the world of thoroughbred racing where the standard of care of the equine stars is far higher than that of the humans who attend to them. Can Harry solve the riddle before he is bumped off by the fallout?

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

The Cruelest Cut

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The Cruelest Cut - 2016

by Rick Reed

Summary: The exciting novel that launched the Jack Murphy thriller series! "As authentic and scary as thrillers get." --Nelson DeMille When a killer plays mind games with a cop, THERE ARE NO RULES. The first victim is attacked in her home. Tied to her bed. Forced to watch every unspeakable act of cruelty--but unable to scream. The second murder is even more twisted. Signed, sealed, and delivered with a message for the police, stuffed in the victim; s throat. A fractured nursery rhyme that ends with a...  read more »

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

The Curse of Anne Boleyn

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The Curse of Anne Boleyn - 2015

by C.c. Humphreys

Summary: "If you like Bernard Conwell; s Grail Quest series, you; ll love The French Executioner and The Curse of Anne Boleyn . To my mind Cornwell is good, but Humphreys is better." –Sally Zigmund, Historical Novels Review (UK) From the masterful C.C. Humphreys comes the captivating sequel to The French Executioner Nearly twenty years have passed since Anne Boleyn died at the hands of her slayer and savior, Jean Rombaud. All he wants is to forget his sword-wielding days and live happily with his...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Curvy Romance

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Curvy Romance - 2017

by J.l. Ryan

Summary: This sexy single dad never thought he; d be so hot for an overweight brainiac doctor... Plus size pediatrician Jennifer has no time for romance until a bad boy college friend shows up unexpectedly. Their best friend is getting married and has invited them both to the wedding, so they decided to be each other; s date. Sexy single dad Lorenzo hasn; t seen Jennifer in years, and when he lays his eyes on this stunning BBW, he almost loses it. When the chairman of the hospital; s pediatrics...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Damned If I Do

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Damned If I Do - 2017

by M.j. Schiller

Summary: The Lunch Ladies are Back in DAMNED IF I DO —And They Might Be Damned If They Say I Do Dogged by past heartache, Dani returns to the hotel to win Tucker back. But her hot roadie is nowhere to be found. Picking up a few clues, Dani goes in hot pursuit, but will it be for better or for worse? Sam has pushed her man Kyle away. And when the Canadian hockey referee reappears, he faces an icy reception. Now Sam must decide if she wants to turn her "I don; t" into "I do". But whatever Dani and Sam...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Dante Chamber

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The Dante Chamber - 2018

by Matthew Pearl

Summary: Memories, fears, the fog of nightmares... Five years after a series of Dante-inspired killings stunned Boston, a politician is found in a London park with his neck crushed by an enormous stone device etched with a verse from the Divine Comedy . When other shocking deaths erupt across the city, all in the style of the penances Dante memorialized in Purgatory , poet Christina Rossetti fears her missing brother, the artist and writer Dante Gabriel Rossetti, will be the next victim. The unwavering...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

The Dark Angel

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The Dark Angel - 2018

by Elly Griffiths

Summary: In this highly atmospheric mystery, Ruth Galloway—"a captivating amateur sleuth" (Louise Penny)—and DCI Nelson investigate a murder in a medieval Italian town where dark secrets are buried as deep as bones. It; s not every day that you; re summoned to the Italian countryside on business, so when archaeologist Angelo Morelli asks for Ruth Galloway; s help identifying bones found in the tiny hilltop town of Fontana Liri, she jumps at the chance to go, bringing her daughter along with...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Dark Sacred Night

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Dark Sacred Night - 2018

by Michael Connelly

Summary: Detective Renee Ballard is working the graveyard shift again, and returns to Hollywood Station in the early hours only to find that an older man has snuck in and is rifling through old file cabinets.The intruder is none other than legendary LAPD detective Harry Bosch, working a cold case that has gotten under his skin. Ballard kicks him out, but eventually Bosch persuades her to help and she relents. Bosch is investigating the death of fifteen-year-old Daisy Clayton, a runaway who was brutally...  read more »

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

Dark Tide Rising

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Dark Tide Rising - 2018

by Anne Perry

Summary: "Riveting . . . one of the series; more powerful recent entries."— Publishers Weekly When a ransom exchange turns deadly in this thrilling mystery from New York Times bestselling author Anne Perry, Commander William Monk faces an unthinkable possibility: betrayal by his own men. Jacob; s Island is a broken-down waterside slum, a place of perpetual gloom where Monk is just as likely to lose a man to the mud and tides as to the criminals who hide in the shadows. Kidnappers have chosen this...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

The Darling Dahlias and the Poinsettia Puzzle

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The Darling Dahlias and the Poinsettia Puzzle - 2018

by Susan Wittig Albert

Summary: Mildred Kilgore and Earlynne Biddle are planning to open a bakery on the square-if they can come up with the right recipes. Charlie Dickens faces two of the biggest puzzles of his career as an investigative reporter, and one of them involves his wife. Cute little Cupcake's talent as a singer and dancer makes her a tempting target for an unscrupulous exploiter. Lizzy must enlist the Dahlias to protect her while she herself is confronted by a romantic puzzle. And Sheriff Norris is forced to reopen a puzzling mystery that the town thought was solved.

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

Day of the Dead

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Day of the Dead - 2018

by Nicci French

Summary: LOUISE PENNY says the Frieda Klein novels are "fabulous." JOSEPH FINDER says they; re "in the rich vein of Kate Atkinson." And TAMI HOAG calls them "truly unique." Now the final book in this extraordinary series is here. And it; s an ending you; ll never forget. A decade ago, psychologist Frieda Klein was sucked into the orbit of Dean Reeve — a killer able to impersonate almost anyone, a man who can disappear without a trace, a psychopath obsessed with Frieda herself. In the years since,...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

Dead Man; s Walk

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Dead Man; s Walk - 2010

by Larry Mcmurtry

Summary: Dead Man; s Walk is the first, extraordinary book in the epic Lonesome Dove tetralogy, in which Larry McMurtry breathed new life into the vanished American West and created two of the most memorable heroes in contemporary fiction: Augustus McCrae and Woodrow Call. As young Texas Rangers, Gus and Call have much to learn about survival in a land fraught with perils: not only the blazing heat and raging tornadoes, roiling rivers and merciless Indians but also the deadly whims of soldiers. On their...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Westerns

The Dead Ringer: An Agatha Raisin Mystery

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The Dead Ringer: An Agatha Raisin Mystery - 2018

by M. C. Beaton

Summary: "The church of St. Ethelred in the village of Thirk Magna is renowned for its team of bell-ringers, the troupe led by identical twins Mavis and Millicent Dupin. Mavis and Millicent are lifelong residents of the remote village--or were, until their home is broken into one night, and Millicent is murdered. But who's the killer? Is it one of their co-workers, sick of being bullied to practice for a big performance? Or perhaps Joseph Kennell, a retired lawyer who was heard yelling at the sisters...  read more »

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

Dear Evelyn

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Dear Evelyn - 2018

by Kathy Page

Summary: WINNER OF THE 2018 ROGERS WRITERS; TRUST FICTION PRIZE A 2018 KIRKUS BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR Born between the wars on a working-class London street, Harry Miles wins a scholarship and a chance to escape his station, but discovers instead that poetry is what offers him real direction. While searching for more of it he meets Evelyn Hill on the steps of Battersea Library. The two fall in love as the world prepares once again for war, but their capacity to care for each other over the ensuing...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

Deck the Hounds: An Andy Carpenter Mystery

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Deck the Hounds: An Andy Carpenter Mystery - 2018

by David Rosenfelt

Summary: "Reluctant lawyer Andy Carpenter doesn't usually stop to help others, but seeing a dog next to a homeless man inspires him to give the pair some money to help. It's just Andy's luck that things don't end there. Soon after Andy's encounter with them, man and dog are attacked in the middle of the night on the street. The dog defends its new owner, and the erstwhile attacker is bitten but escapes. But the dog is quarantined and the man, Don Carrigan, is heartbroken. Andy's wife Laurie can't resist...  read more »

Genres: British Detectives • Cozy • Legal • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Suspense

Desperate Hearts

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Desperate Hearts - 2014

by Rosanne Bittner

Summary: "She's a woman with a secret. Elizabeth Wainwright is on the run. Accused of a murder she didn't commit, she has no choice but to cut ties with her old life and flee West. The last thing she wants is attention, but when her stagecoach is attacked, she suddenly finds herself under the fierce protection of one of Montana's famed vigilantes ... whether she likes it or not. He's a man with a code. Lawman Mitch Brady is sworn to uphold justice in the wild lands of 1860's Montana. He's never met a...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Western

Desperate Measures

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Desperate Measures - 2018

by Stuart Woods

Summary: Stone Barrington faces down danger on New York; s mean streets in the latest thriller from perennial fan favorite Stuart Woods. Upon returning to the states from a European jaunt, Stone Barrington makes the acquaintance of a stunning woman who seems like she could be an ideal candidate to meet some of his professional—and personal—needs. Before long, though, Stone is put to the task of protecting his new hire when New York City is rocked by a series of disturbing crimes, and it...  read more »

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

Desperate Measures

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Desperate Measures - 2018

by Stuart Woods

Summary: "Stone Barrington is ready for anything--and up against a problem that could cost him everything--in the newest thriller from perennial fan favorite and #1 New York Times--bestselling author Stuart Woods." --

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

Desperate Play

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Desperate Play - 2018

by Barbara Freethy

Summary: DESPERATE PLAY brings you the third book in #1 New York Times Bestselling Author Barbara Freethy; s new romantic suspense series: Off The Grid: FBI Series. Special Agent Wyatt Tanner has always worked undercover. He thrives in the dark of the night. He survives by turning himself into someone else. But living so long in the shadows can make a man forget who he really is. When people start dying, when he finds blood on his own hands, he questions the choices he has made, the people he is with....  read more »

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

The Devil in Winter

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The Devil in Winter - 2016

by Lisa Kleypas

Summary: Desperate to escape the clutches of her greedy relatives, heiress Evangeline Jenner makes a deal with Viscount St. Vincent to exchange her fortune for a marriage of convenience, only to discover the true nature of passion in his arms.

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Regency • Romance

The Devil You Know

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The Devil You Know - 2018

by M.j. Schiller

Summary: Life Brings Love, Laughter and Tears for The Lunch Ladies in The Women; s Fiction Tale, THE DEVIL YOU KNOW, by M.J. Schiller Having recently "tied the knot" Dani and Tucker are facing the joys and struggles of a growing blended-family when an accident turns their eager anticipation into fear. Meanwhile, Tucker; s teenaged daughter, Zoe, has developed more than a passing interest in the boy next door, Zack. Zoe; s plan to get out of Zack; s "friend-zone" backfires and puts her in a risky...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Diary of Mattie Spenser

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The Diary of Mattie Spenser - 1998

by Sandra Dallas

Summary: No one is more surprised than Mattie Spenser herself when Luke Spenser, considered the great catch of their small Iowa town, asks her to marry him. Less than a month later, they are off in a covered wagon to build a home on the Colerado frontier. Mattie; s only company is a slightly mysterious husband and her private journal, where she records the joys and frustrations not just of frontier life, but also of a new marriage to a handsome but distant stranger. As she and Luke make life together on...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

The Dinner List

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The Dinner List - 2018

by Rebecca Serle

Summary: "I have five words for Rebecca Serle; s The Dinner List : wistful, delicious,romantic, magical, love." —Gabrielle Zevin, New York Times BestsellingAuthor of The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry and Young Jane Young "We; vebeen waiting for an hour." That; s what Audrey says. She states it with a little bit of an edge, her words just bordering on cursive. That; s the thing I think first. Not: Audrey Hepburn is at my birthday dinner, but Audrey Hepburn is annoyed." At one point or another, we; ve...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Dirty Book Club

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The Dirty Book Club - 2017

by Lisi Harrison

Summary: From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Clique series comes a novel about the importance of friendship, and, of course, the pleasure of a dirty book. M.J. Stark; s life is picture-perfect—she has her dream job as a magazine editor, a sexy doctor boyfriend, and a glamorous life in New York City. But behind her success, there is a debilitating sense of loneliness. So when her boss betrays her and her boyfriend offers her a completely new life in California, she trades her...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Doing It for Love

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Doing It for Love - 2015

by Cassie Mae

Summary: Cassie Mae; s charming, sexy new novel, perfect for fans of Emma Chase, puts a steamy twist on modern love as one bride-to-be tries to put the spark back in the bedroom—by any means necessary. Elizabeth Fanning; s life looks pretty perfect, judging by the diamond ring on her finger. Her fiancé, Landon, is sweet, handsome, and hilarious. The trouble is, before they; ve even tied the knot, their sex life has gone from mind-blowing to "meh"—and Liz isn; t ready to be part of an...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Don't Eat Me

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Don't Eat Me - 2018

by Colin Cotterill

Summary: "Between getting into a tangle with a corrupt local judge, and discovering a disturbing black-market business, Dr. Siri Paiboun, the ex-national coroner of Laos and his friend Inspector Phosy have their hands full in the thirteenth installment of Colin Cotterill's quirky, critically acclaimed series. Dr. Siri Paiboun, the ex-national coroner of Laos, may have more experience dissecting bodies than making art, but when he manages to smuggle a fancy movie camera into the country he devises a plan...  read more »

Genres: Cozy • Historical • Historical • Historical • Humor • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Romance • Young Adult Fiction

Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom

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Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom - 2003

by Cory Doctorow

Summary: Bursting with cutting-edge speculation and human insight, Cory Doctorow; s Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom is a coming-of-age romantic comedy and a kick-butt cybernetic tour de force Jules is a young man barely a century old. He; s lived long enough to see the cure for death and the end of scarcity, to learn ten languages and compose three symphonies...and to realize his boyhood dream of taking up residence in Disney World. Disney World! The greatest artistic achievement of the long-ago...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

The Dream Daughter

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The Dream Daughter - 2018

by Diane Chamberlain

Summary: "When Caroline Sears receives the news that her unborn baby girl has a heart defect, she is devastated. It is 1970 and there seems to be little that can be done. But her brother-in-law, a physicist, tells her that perhaps there is. Hunter appeared in their lives just a few years before--and his appearance was as mysterious as his past. With no family, no friends, and a background shrouded in secrets, Hunter embraced the Sears family and never looked back. Now, Hunter is telling her that...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction

Dreamweaver Trail

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Dreamweaver Trail - 2014

by Emily March

Summary: NATIONAL BESTSELLER Love and forgiveness spin their magic as a woman discovers that home is where her heart belongs in Emily March; s moving new Eternity Springs novel. After another lonely Valentine; s Day, Gabi Romano trades mountain snowfall for sunshine and sand at a luxurious Caribbean getaway. There she finds not one but two thrilling new passions: creating art glass, and Flynn Brogan, the sexy caretaker next door who brings her fantasies to life. But when violence interrupts their...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Driving to Geronimo's Grave and Other Stories

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Driving to Geronimo's Grave and Other Stories - 2018

by Joe R. Lansdale

Summary: Spanning from the Wild West to the Great Depression and even into the future, this collection of short stories from the author of Jack Rabbit Smile includes tales of killer machines, a big grizzly bear, shipwrecks, monsters and mystery.

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

The Duke Buys a Bride

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The Duke Buys a Bride - 2018

by Sophie Jordan

Summary: A bride wasn; t in his plans . . . The last thing Marcus, the Duke of Autenberry, expects to see after sleeping off a night; s drunken shenanigans is a woman being auctioned in the village square. Before he can think about the ramifications, he buys her, thinking he; s winning the girl her freedom. Instead, he discovers he; s bought a wife. A duke wasn; t in hers . . . Alyse Bell is almost rid of the shackles that bound her in a name-only marriage, but the day her friend promised to purchase...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Elevation

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Elevation - 2018

by Stephen King

Summary: #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The latest from legendary master storyteller Stephen King, a riveting, extraordinarily eerie, and moving story about a man whose mysterious affliction brings a small town together—a timely, upbeat tale about finding common ground despite deep-rooted differences. Although Scott Carey doesn; t look any different, he; s been steadily losing weight. There are a couple of other odd things, too. He weighs the same in his clothes and out of them, no matter how heavy...  read more »

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

Elevation

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Elevation - 2018

by Stephen King

Summary: "Set in the fictional town of Castle Rock, Maine The latest from legendary master storyteller Stephen King, a riveting, extraordinarily eerie, and moving story about a man whose mysterious affliction brings a small town together--a timely, upbeat tale about finding common ground despite deep-rooted differences. Although Scott Carey doesn't look any different, he's been steadily losing weight. There are a couple of other odd things, too. He weighs the same in his clothes and out of them, no...  read more »

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

Elven Desires--Lovers of Legend, Book 3

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Elven Desires--Lovers of Legend, Book 3 - 2017

by Mac Flynn

Summary: Alexandra is of elven nobility with responsibilities and privileges, but all she wishes to do is visit the woods of her ancestors for some peace and quiet. One day her ride is interrupted by the appearance of a human man who offers to lead her back to the far-away estate of her father after her horse throws her. She grudgingly accepts and learns that the human; s family has an ancient contract with her father, one that holds more than just land as a thank-you for past services rendered. Elven...  read more »

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

The Ensemble

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The Ensemble - 2018

by Aja Gabel

Summary: "Pitch-perfect." — People "You won; t be able to quit these characters." —goop The addictive novel about four young friends navigating the cutthroat world of classical music and their complex relationships with each other, as ambition, passion, and love intertwine over the course of their lives. Jana. Brit. Daniel. Henry. They would never have been friends if they hadn; t needed each other. They would never have found each other except for the art which drew them together. They...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Essence of Malice

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The Essence of Malice - 2017

by Ashley Weaver

Summary: Edgar Award-shortlisted author Ashley Weaver returns with the next installment in the Amory Ames mystery series. The Essence of Malice is filled with her trademark style, wit and clever plotting, sure to delight and charm traditional mystery fans. "In this highly enjoyable and engrossing mystery, Ashley Weaver — with her sure touch for evoking elegance and glamour — wafts her appealing and determined heroine Amory into the world of perfumers, family secrets and the heady whiff of...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Evergreen Springs: A Christmas Romance

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Evergreen Springs: A Christmas Romance - 2015

by RaeAnne Thayne

Summary: "Christmas is the last thing on Cole Barrett's mind this year. He's barely hanging on trying to care for his two grieving children since his ex-wife died in a tragic accident. For the reclusive Cole, this is no time for gift-giving and celebration--and certainly not for a sunny-natured optimist to blow into his screwed-up life. Physician Devin Shaw has long researched the curative powers of Lake Haven's mineral waters. Unfortunately, the hot springs are on Barrett property, forcing Devin to...  read more »

Genres: Contemporary • Holidays • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Every Breath

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Every Breath - 2018

by Nicholas Sparks

Summary: Hope Anderson is at a crossroads. At thirty-six, she's been dating her boyfriend, an orthopedic surgeon, for six years. With no wedding plans in sight, and her father recently diagnosed with ALS, she decides to use a week at her family's cottage in Sunset Beach, North Carolina, to ready the house for sale and mull over some difficult decisions about her future. Tru Walls has never visited North Carolina but is summoned to Sunset Beach by a letter from a man claiming to be his father. A safari...  read more »

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

Every Breath

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Every Breath - 2018

by Nicholas Sparks

Summary: Get swept up in an epic romance from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Notebook , a heartbreaking love story spanning decades and continents—from North Carolina to Zimbabwe. Hope Anderson is at a crossroads. At thirty-six, she; s been dating her boyfriend, an orthopedic surgeon, for six years. With no wedding plans in sight, and her father recently diagnosed with ALS, she decides to use a week at her family; s cottage in Sunset Beach, North Carolina, to ready the house for...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

An Ex for Christmas

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An Ex for Christmas - 2017

by Lauren Layne

Summary: She; s making a list—and checking it twice. But is there a nice guy among all her naughty exes? The New York Times bestselling author of Blurred Lines returns with a charming friends-to-lovers rom-com. "Lauren Layne writes characters I want to tackle and keep as my best friends, woven into smart, sexy, utterly romantic tales of love."—Violet Duke When a psychic tells spunky, superstitious Kelly Byrne that she; s already met her true love, she becomes obsessed with the idea of...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Exit Strategy: The Murderbot Diaries

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Exit Strategy: The Murderbot Diaries - 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: High Tech • Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Science Fiction Adventure

Fade Into You

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Fade Into You - 2018

by Nikki Darling

Summary: "A glorious illumination of the dark corners of teen trouble, Fade Into You tangles Chicano cultural inheritance, nascent punk self-discovery, and kid truth in a stoned haze." —Jessica Hopper, author of Night Moves In the glorious wasteland of 1990s Los Angeles, Nikki Darling alternates between cutting class and getting high, falling into drugs, crushes, and counterculture to figure out how she fits into the world. Running increasingly wild with other angst-ridden outcasts, she pushes...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Fair Blows the Wind (Louis L; Amour; s Lost Treasures)

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Fair Blows the Wind (Louis L; Amour; s Lost Treasures) - 2018

by Louis L; amour

Summary: As part of the Louis L; Amour; s Lost Treasures series, this edition contains exclusive bonus materials! His father killed by the British and his home burned, young Tatton Chantry left Ireland to make his fortune and regain the land that was rightfully his. Schooled along the way in the use of arms, Chantry arrives in London a wiser and far more dangerous man. He invests in trading ventures, but on a voyage to the New World his party is attacked by Indians and he is marooned in the untamed...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Thrillers • Westerns

The Fall of Gondolin

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The Fall of Gondolin - 2018

by J.r.r. Tolkien

Summary: #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER In the Tale of The Fall of Gondolin are two of the greatest powers in the world. There is Morgoth of the uttermost evil, unseen in this story but ruling over a vast military power from his fortress of Angband. Deeply opposed to Morgoth is Ulmo, second in might only to Manwë, chief of the Valar: he is called the Lord of Waters, of all seas, lakes, and rivers under the sky. But he works in secret in Middle-earth to support the Noldor, the kindred of the Elves...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Falling For a Wolf #2--BBW Werewolf Shifter Romance

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Falling For a Wolf #2--BBW Werewolf Shifter Romance - 2017

by Mac Flynn

Summary: Christina Monet; s dream of a relaxing life in the woods is interrupted with the constant, and seductive, presence of her werewolf neighbor, Adam. She escapes his claws only when she falls into the clutches of Clara Vandersnoot and her welcoming party filled with high-society and low morals. There she meets another newcomer to the area who has secrets of his own that he would do anything to keep, even if it means giving her a permanent reprieve from both Adam and life.

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

The Family Business #1--BBW Romantic Comedy

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The Family Business #1--BBW Romantic Comedy - 2017

by Mac Flynn

Summary: One chance meeting. One sensual night. One big mistake. Georgina "George" Trammel thought she hooked up with a normal rich guy one night at The Bar, but it turns out he; s Alex Brenton, the man who; s about to ruin the lives of many of her coworkers. Their department store employer is being merged with his family; s company, and layoffs are a part of the growing pains to grow the bottom line. Now she has to struggle with the urge to kill him or make love to him, and his advances aren; t...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Family Business #2--BBW Romantic Comedy

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The Family Business #2--BBW Romantic Comedy - 2017

by Mac Flynn

Summary: Georgina "George" Trammel is up to her chubby neck in family trouble, and it isn; t even her own family. Her aspiring fiance Alex Brenton now controls the back room of the Stacy Department Store where she works, but some in the family aren; t too thrilled with the idea. They; ll use any excuse to go through with the merger of the company and fire half the employees, and Alex is giving them plenty of ammunition to shoot George and his hopes of saving the store out of the sky. Now they have to...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Fever

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The Fever - 2012

by Diane Hoh

Summary: Trapped in the hospital with a raging fever, a teenager fears for her life The Twelvetrees hospital is ancient and eerie, with no modern comforts. Stricken by a mysterious fever, Duffy has spent two nights trapped in her lonely hospital bed. When she wakes from her fog, her memories of the last two days are tattered. But what she does remember could prove more dangerous than the illness that brought her there. No one will tell her anything about her sickness. The nurses are cold, and her doctor...  read more »

Genres: Horror • Literature & Fiction

Field of Bones

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Field of Bones - 2018

by J. A. Jance

Summary: This time Sheriff Joanna Brady may expect to see her maternity leave through to completion, but the world has other plans when a serial homicide case surfaces in her beloved Cochise County. Rather than staying home with her newborn and losing herself in the cold cases to be found in her father's long unread diaries, Joanna instead finds herself overseeing a complex investigation involving multiple jurisdictions.

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

Fire & Blood

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Fire & Blood - 2018

by George R. R. Martin

Summary: #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The thrilling history of the Targaryens comes to life in this masterly work by the author of A Song of Ice and Fire, the inspiration for HBO; s Game of Thrones . Centuries before the events of A Game of Thrones, House Targaryen—the only family of dragonlords to survive the Doom of Valyria—took up residence on Dragonstone. Fire & Blood begins their tale with the legendary Aegon the Conqueror, creator of the Iron Throne, and goes on to recount...  read more »

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

Firelight

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Firelight - 2012

by Kristen Callihan

Summary: London, 1881 Once the flames are ignited . . . Miranda Ellis is a woman tormented. Plagued since birth by a strange and powerful gift, she has spent her entire life struggling to control her exceptional abilities. Yet one innocent but irreversible mistake has left her family; s fortune decimated and forced her to wed London; s most nefarious nobleman. They will burn for eternity . . . Lord Benjamin Archer is no ordinary man. Doomed to hide his disfigured face behind masks, Archer knows it; s...  read more »

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

For Whom the Bell Tolls

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For Whom the Bell Tolls - 2002

by Ernest Hemingway

Summary: In 1937 Ernest Hemingway traveled to Spain to cover the civil war there for the North American Newspaper Alliance. Three years later he completed the greatest novel to emerge from "the good fight," For Whom the Bell Tolls. The story of Robert Jordan, a young American in the International Brigades attached to an antifascist guerilla unit in the mountains of Spain, it tells of loyalty and courage, love and defeat, and the tragic death of an ideal. In his portrayal of Jordan; s love for the...  read more »

Genres: Classics • Literature & Fiction

Foundryside

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Foundryside - 2018

by Robert Jackson Bennett

Summary: "The exciting beginning of a promising new epic fantasy series. Prepare for ancient mysteries, innovative magic, and heart-pounding heists."—Brandon Sanderson "Complex characters, magic that is tech and vice versa, a world bound by warring trade dynasties: Bennett will leave you in awe once you remember to breathe!"—Tamora Pierce - In a city that runs on industrialized magic, a secret war will be fought to overwrite reality itself—the first in a dazzling new series from City...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Fourth Fight--Sweet & Sour, Book 4

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Fourth Fight--Sweet & Sour, Book 4 - 2018

by Mac Flynn

Summary: Spring has sprung in Apple Hollow, and our werewolf couple Trixie and Orion are invited to a Blessing of the Tree where a new shifter will be born. Unfortunately, the ceremony doesn; t go as planned and it; s discovered that someone has attacked the Tree, the very center of the hollow and all that keeps it safe. Our heroes are approached by the caretaker of the Tree, Sage, and entrusted with the task of finding the culprit. Trixie is reluctant to take on this new mission. Something doesn; t...  read more »

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

The Fox

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The Fox - 2018

by Frederick Forsyth

Summary: "Former chief of the British Secret Intelligence Service Adrian Weston is awoken in the middle of the night by a phone call from the Prime Minister. Her news is shocking: the Pentagon, the NSA, and the CIA have been hacked simultaneously, their seemingly impenetrable firewalls breached by an unknown enemy known only as "The Fox." Even more surprisingly, the culprit is revealed to be a young British teenager, Luke Jennings. He has no agenda, no secrets, just a blisteringly brilliant mind....  read more »

Genres: Crime • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Spies & Intrigue • Suspense • Thrillers

The Fox

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The Fox - 2018

by Frederick Forsyth

Summary: The #1 New York Times -bestselling master of international intrigue takes readers into the bleeding-edge world of technological espionage in a propulsive thriller that feels chillingly real. Former chief of the British Secret Intelligence Service Adrian Weston is awoken in the middle of the night by a phone call from the Prime Minister. Her news is shocking: the Pentagon, the NSA, and the CIA have been hacked simultaneously, their seemingly impenetrable firewalls breached by an unknown enemy...  read more »

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

Freedom's Light

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Freedom's Light - 2018

by Colleen Coble

Summary: "A young lighthouse keeper, recently widowed, faces war and deprivation to find happiness with a shipwrecked captain who's a spy for George Washington." --

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

Friday Black

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Friday Black - 2018

by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah

Summary: A piercingly raw debut story collection from a young writer with an explosive voice; a treacherously surreal, and, at times, heartbreakingly satirical look at what it's like to be young and black in America. From the start of this extraordinary debut, Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah's writing will grab you, haunt you, enrage and invigorate you. By placing ordinary characters in extraordinary situations, Adjei-Brenyah reveals the violence, injustice, and painful absurdities that black men and women...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Short Stories

Friday Night Alibi

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Friday Night Alibi - 2013

by Cassie Mae

Summary: With her fresh, charming, and hilarious take on contemporary romance, Cassie Mae introduces readers to a soon-to-be college freshman who; s cashing in on her sweet reputation—and the unlikely guy who turns her life upside-down. In the wealthy town of Sundale, Kelli Pinkins has hatched the perfect plan to capitalize on her sweet reputation. For a generous fee, she will be every trust-fund baby; s dream: a Friday-night alibi, the "girlfriend" or "BFF" that parents dream about. With college...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Fulfilment

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Fulfilment - 2018

by Barbara Delinsky

Summary: The Caseys and the Yorks share a history laced with bitterness. But when Diandra Casey and Geg York - rivals since childhood - are forced to work together, competing family legacies and the uncovering of family disputes are not the only things they struggle with. The hostile atmosphere suddenly becomes charged with something quite different - something hot, primal, and eternal - a love they're powerless to deny.

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Funhouse

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Funhouse - 2012

by Diane Hoh

Summary: A high schooler suspects that a tragic roller coaster crash wasn; t an accident If it weren; t for the Boardwalk, the small town of Santa Luisa might disappear altogether. The amusement park employs half the town; s workers, pulls in tourists, and gives teenagers like Tess Landers someplace to hang out on the weekends. Tess is eating a hot dog when the Boardwalk; s roller coaster—the Devil; s Elbow—jumps the track, hangs for a moment in the air, and then plummets to the ground. One...  read more »

Genres: Horror • Literature & Fiction

Gathering of Thieves--Blood Thief, Book 2

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Gathering of Thieves--Blood Thief, Book 2 - 2017

by Mac Flynn

Summary: An endless wealth of nights leads to endless boredom. The new immortal Faith Luvena hasn; t tired of her new existence when her older vampire lover decides to play a new game with a couple of old friends. The game involves a high-security home, a priceless jewel, and three unusual companions who Cruor charges with stealing the fabulous trinket. The team is gathered and Faith is enlisted as an unwilling member when things go awry. Now she; s on a desperate run to save herself and her newfound companions before Cruor gets them all killed. Permanently.

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

The General; s Cook

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The General; s Cook - 2018

by Ramin Ganeshram

Summary: Philadelphia 1793. Hercules, President George Washington; s chef, is a fixture on the Philadelphia scene. He is famous for both his culinary prowess and for ruling his kitchen like a commanding general. He has his run of the city and earns twice the salary of an average American workingman. He wears beautiful clothes and attends the theater. But while valued by the Washingtons for his prowess in the kitchen and rewarded far over and above even white servants, Hercules is enslaved in a city...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

The Ghosts of Galway

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The Ghosts of Galway - 2017

by Ken Bruen

Summary: Ken Bruen is a singular voice in crime fiction "with his ear for lilting Irish prose and his taste for the kind of gallows humor heard only at the foot of the gallows" ( New York Times Book Review ). In The Ghosts of Galway , he brings those elegiac talents to bear on a case involving a famously blasphemous red book and Bruen; s equally profane antihero Jack Taylor. As well-versed in politics, pop culture, and crime fiction as he is ill-fated in life, Jack Taylor is recovering from a mistaken...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

Gidion; s Blood--Gidion Keep, Vampire Hunter--Book Two

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Gidion; s Blood--Gidion Keep, Vampire Hunter--Book Two - 2015

by Bill Blume

Summary: "A terrific addition to the genre. I enjoyed it immensely..." —Kyle Mills, New York Times bestselling author of THE ARES DECISION GIDION; S BLOOD turns the hunter into the hunted. After Gidion Keep wipes out the local vampire coven in his hometown of Richmond, the nomadic vampires along the East Coast retaliate by hiring one of their own, a cunning assassin who specializes in finding and killing vampire hunters. Her arrival endangers Gidion and everyone he loves. But an even greater...  read more »

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

Gidion; s Hunt--Gidion Keep, Vampire Hunter--Book One

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Gidion; s Hunt--Gidion Keep, Vampire Hunter--Book One - 2015

by Bill Blume

Summary: For Gidion Keep, hunting vampires is easy—it; s high school that might kill him. Hunting vampires is a Keep family tradition. Dad quit the business over a decade ago when Mom was killed, so Grandpa has been teaching Gidion—in secret—to take up the hunt. As Gidion closes in on the local coven, however, he discovers their evil plans to kill off a student and a teacher. To complicate matters, the vampires know they; re being hunted and they; re determined to kill Gidion and...  read more »

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

The Gift of Christmas: An Anthology

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The Gift of Christmas: An Anthology - 2018

by Debbie Macomber

Summary: The gift of Christmas: "This year Ashley has finished her education, launched her career and affirmed her faith. And she's now in a position to pay Cooper back the money he lent her for college. She's achieved all her goals-- except one, and it has to do with Cooper, the man she fell in love with years ago. The man whose love she craves. Cooper gave her the gift of her education and Ashley would like to return the favor-- and offer him her love. But the greatest gift she can give him this Christmas is her own knowledge of God's love ..."--Back cover.

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

The Glass Ocean

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The Glass Ocean - 2018

by Beatriz Williams

Summary: The lives and loves of three remarkable women—two in the past, one in the present—and the tragic final voyage of the HMS Lusitania. From the New York Times bestselling authors of The Forgotten Room comes a captivating historical mystery, infused with romance, that links the lives of three women across a century—two deep in the past, one in the present—to the doomed passenger liner, RMS Lusitania. May 2013 Her finances are in dire straits and bestselling author Sarah...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Glitter Bomb

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Glitter Bomb - 2018

by Laura Childs

Summary: An exploding Mardi Gras float has got to be the strangest murder weapon scrappy sleuth Carmela Bertrand has ever encountered in this latest Scrapbooking Mystery from the New York Times bestselling author. It's Mardi Gras in New Orleans and scrapbook shop owner Carmela Bertrand is excited to be attending the Pluvius Parade along with her best friend Ava. Carmela's ex-husband Shamus rides by the duo on his float at the head of the parade, when suddenly the revelry turns to disaster. Shamus' float...  read more »

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

Good Girl

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Good Girl - 2018

by Jana Aston

Summary: I; ve always been a good girl. I work hard, I follow the rules and I always acheive my goals. But sometimes good girls want things that aren; t good for them. Or someone who isn; t good for them. Like their new boss. And sometimes they do very bad things to get his attention. Like sell their virginity in an auction. Who knew he; d be so very, very mad? Maybe this was not my best laid plan...

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Good Luck Charm

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The Good Luck Charm - 2018

by Helena Hunting

Summary: Treat yourself to an "outrageously sexy" ( Entertainment Weekly ), "fabulously fun" (Jill Shalvis) second-chance romance from the New York Times bestselling queen of hockey romance! Lilah isn; t sure what hurt worse: the day Ethan left her to focus on his hockey career or the day he came back eight years later. He might think they can pick up just where they left off, but she; s no longer that same girl and never wants to be again. Ethan wants his glory days back. And that includes having Lilah...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Good Time Cowboy: An Anthology

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Good Time Cowboy: An Anthology - 2018

by Maisey Yates

Summary: Good time cowboy: When Lindy Parker lost her cheating husband, she gained a vineyard. She'll do anything for Grassroots Winery, including teaming up with the hottest devil she knows, rancher Wyatt Dodge. Wyatt is her ex's friend and has an ego as big as the bulls he rides. But in spite of that, disciplined Lindy has always wanted him. Lightning struck Wyatt Dodge the first time he saw Lindy Parker. But there were two problems with that: she was married to his friend, and Wyatt doesn't do...  read more »

Genres: Contemporary • Fantasy • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Western

Goodbye, Paris

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Goodbye, Paris - 2018

by Anstey Harris

Summary: Grace once had the beginnings of a promising musical career, but she hasn't been able to play her cello publicly since a traumatic event at music college years ago. Since then, she's built a quiet life for herself in her small English village, repairing instruments and nurturing her long- distance affair with David, the man who has helped her rebuild her life even as she puts her dreams of a family on hold until his children are old enough for him to leave his loveless marriage. But when David...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Grass for His Pillow

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Grass for His Pillow - 2003

by Lian Hearn

Summary: Grass for His Pillow is the second book in the Tales of the Otori series by Lian Hearn. Don; t miss the related series, The Tale of Shikanoko. Praised for its epic scope and descriptive detail, Across the Nightingale Floor , the first book in the Tales of the Otori series, was an international bestseller and critical success, named by the London Times as "the most compelling novel to have been published this year." With Grass for His Pillow , Book Two, we return to the medieval Japan of Lian...  read more »

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

Growing Pains--Office Duties, Book 7

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Growing Pains--Office Duties, Book 7 - 2017

by Mac Flynn

Summary: Tempers and temperatures run high as Sam deals with the next stage of her evolution. The weekend is nearly upon her when things in the office go from bad to worse during a very tumultuous Friday. Her supervisor and best friend finally clash and emotions run high as Sam; s insatiable appetite threatens to consume her every thought. Through it all she has only one hope. Saturday.

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

Heads You Win

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Heads You Win - 2018

by Jeffrey Archer

Summary: Leningrad, Russia, 1968. Alexander Karpenko is no ordinary child, and from an early age, it is clear he is destined to lead his countrymen. But when his father is assassinated by the KGB for defying the state, he and his mother will have to escape from Russia if they hope to survive. At the docks, they are confronted with an irreversible choice: should they board a container ship bound for America, or Great Britain? Alexander leaves that choice to the toss of a coin . . . In a single moment, a...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

Heads You Win

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Heads You Win - 2018

by Jeffrey Archer

Summary: Alexander Karpenko is no ordinary child, and from an early age, it is clear he is destined to lead his countrymen. But when his father is assassinated by the KGB for defying the state, he and his mother will have to escape from Russia if they hope to survive. At the docks, they are confronted with an irreversible choice: should they board a container ship bound for America, or Great Britain? Alexander leaves that choice to the toss of a coin. In a single moment, a double twist decides...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Historical • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Young Adult Fiction

Heaven Always

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Heaven Always - 2016

by Connie Furnari

Summary: La saga Heaven è disponibile anche in volume unico, ebook e cartaceo. Genere: Paranormal Romance Dopo la separazione forzata che gli ha fatto comprendere i suoi veri sentimenti, Ryan ritorna da Kate e finalmente confessano l; uno all; altra i propri sensi di colpa legati al passato, portando il loro rapporto a un legame ancora più profondo e indissolubile. Il bambino che perseguita Kate diventa sempre più onnipresente e inquietante, e lei scampa più di una volta alla...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Heaven Stand by Me

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Heaven Stand by Me - 2016

by Connie Furnari

Summary: La saga Heaven è disponibile anche in volume unico, ebook e cartaceo. Genere: Paranormal Romance Malgrado gli screzi iniziali, proprio quando il rapporto tra Ryan e Kate si era finalmente evoluto in qualcosa di molto più profondo della semplice amicizia, un terribile segreto ha sconvolto le loro vite. Michael non è ancora autorizzato dai pezzi grossi del Paradiso a rivelare la verità e Ryan decide di allontanarsi da Kate, poiché non è più capace...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Hidden Among the Stars

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Hidden Among the Stars - 2018

by Melanie Dobson

Summary: From the award-winning author of Catching the Wind , which Publishers Weekly called "unforgettable" and a "must-read," comes another gripping time-slip novel about hidden treasure, a castle, and ordinary people who resisted evil in their own extraordinary way. The year is 1938, and as Hitler; s troops sweep into Vienna, Austrian Max Dornbach promises to help his Jewish friends hide their most valuable possessions from the Nazis, smuggling them to his family; s summer estate near the picturesque...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

Hidden Peril

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Hidden Peril - 2018

by Irene Hannon

Summary: As teenagers, Kristin Dane and her two best friends took a vow to make the world a better place. Twenty years later, she's fulfilling that pledge through her fair trade shop that features products from around the world. All is well until, one by one, people connected to the shop begin dying. Detective Luke Carter, new to the St. Louis PD, wants to know why. Before he can answer that question, however, the FBI weighs in and Kristin suddenly finds herself in the middle of international...  read more »

Genres: Christian • Inspirational • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Suspense • Romance • Romance • Romantic Suspense • Thrillers

High Country Bride

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High Country Bride - 2002

by Linda Lael Miller

Summary: One ranch. Three sons. Only one will inherit...and on one condition. Tired of waiting for his sons to settle down, Arizona-territory rancher Angus McKettrick announces a competition: the first son to marry and produce a grandchild will inherit Triple M ranch. Now, three distinctly different, equally determined cowboys are searching high and low for brides. If Emmeline Harding knows one thing, it; s that she can; t hold her liquor. And though she; s not sure how she came to wake up next to a...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Highland Hellion

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Highland Hellion - 2017

by Mary Wine

Summary: "Deeply romantic, scintillating, and absolutely delicious."— SYLVIA DAY , New York Times bestselling author for Highland Hellcat KATHERINE CAREW: Illegitimate daughter of an English earl Abducted to Scotland at age 14 No family, no reputation... No rules ROLFE MCTAVISH: Heir to an honorable Highland laird Can; t believe how well tomboy Kate can fight About to learn how much of a woman she really is Scotland is seething with plots, the vengeful Gordons are spoiling for a fight, and the...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Highland Moon #3--BBW Scottish Werewolf Shifter Romance

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Highland Moon #3--BBW Scottish Werewolf Shifter Romance - 2017

by Mac Flynn

Summary: Muira; s laird and love is free, but their dreams of happiness are mired by her lingering doubts and the call of war. Servants and lairds alike warn her that all is not right with her true love and his ways. She can; t shake the possibility they are right, but his alluring eyes lead her onward down the path of sin and lust. However, what can; t be ignored is the neighboring clans as they learn of the death of the old laird and attempt to usurp the power of the new one. Muira; s laird is forced...  read more »

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

Highland Moon #4--BBW Scottish Werewolf Shifter Romance

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Highland Moon #4--BBW Scottish Werewolf Shifter Romance - 2017

by Mac Flynn

Summary: Muira finds herself among dark nights and darker secrets as her laird and master reveals to her a terrible truth about his father. She is torn between her old life and the new one he; s made for her even while plans are made for their wedding and coronation. Guests arrive and trouble brews on the horizon as personalities clash and alliances are made. Among such troubles is the solace she finds in the arms of her laird. His soothing touch promises her nightly delights, and his words promise her the world as she learns what it means to love a man who is more than a man.

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

Highland Moon Box Set--BBW Scottish Werewolf Shifter Romance

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Highland Moon Box Set--BBW Scottish Werewolf Shifter Romance - 2017

by Mac Flynn

Summary: The entire Highland Moon series in one complete package! The Scottish Highlands blow a changing wind over Muira, a young woman and the newest servant at Castle Campbell. Her work leads her down many of the shadowed passages of the aging keep, and she hears rumors about the laird; s dead son, the handsome Tristan. The dark night leads her astray and she travels down the forbidden north wing passage to a deliciously sensual surprise, and her future.

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

His Promise: An Amish Christmas in Hart County

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His Promise: An Amish Christmas in Hart County - 2018

by Shelley Shepard Gray

Summary: Just as Grace King starts to miss the bustle of her large Amish family, she runs into a familiar face--John Michael Miller, who'd broken her sister's heart five years earlier. The infatuation John Michael once saw in Grace's eyes too is long gone, though his complicated attraction to her remains. When suspicious fires are set in their community, Grace dismisses his warnings, but all he wants for Christmas is to keep her safe.

Genres: Amish & Mennonite • Christian • Clean & Wholesome • Holidays • Inspirational • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Mystery & Suspense • Romance • Romance

His Royal Princess

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His Royal Princess - 2016

by Jessica Clare

Summary: Their romance led to a royal wedding in Once Upon a Billionaire . Now see how it all began for Princess Alexandra of Bellissime and American actor Luke Houston in this novella from New York Times bestselling author Jessica Clare. As heir to the throne of Bellissime, Princess Alexandra is supposed to be cool and calm...not crushing on a movie star. When she hears that Luke Houston is filming a scene for his next movie in her tiny country, however, she can; t resist sneaking onto set to get a...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Hitting the Books

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Hitting the Books - 2018

by Jenn Mckinlay

Summary: It; s murder by the book in the latest hit Library Lover; s mystery from the New York Times bestselling author of Death in the Stacks . When a stack of library materials is found at the scene of a hit and run, library director Lindsey Norris finds herself dragged into the investigation as the police try to link the driver of the stolen car to the person who borrowed the books. Before Lindsey can delve into the library; s records, the victim of the hit and run, Theresa Houston, suffers another...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

The Hollow of Fear

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The Hollow of Fear - 2018

by Sherry Thomas

Summary: Charlotte Holmes, Lady Sherlock, returns in the Victorian-set mystery series from the USA Today bestselling author of A Conspiracy in Belgravia and A Study in Scarlet Women , an NPR Best Book of 2016. Under the cover of "Sherlock Holmes, consulting detective," Charlotte Holmes puts her extraordinary powers of deduction to good use. Aided by the capable Mrs. Watson, Charlotte draws those in need to her and makes it her business to know what other people don; t. Moriarty; s shadow looms large....  read more »

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

Hollywood Dead: A Sandman Slim Novel

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Hollywood Dead: A Sandman Slim Novel - 2018

by Richard Kadrey

Summary: "James Stark is back from Hell, trailing more trouble in his wake. To return to L.A., he had to make a deal with the evil power brokers, Wormwood--an arrangement that came with a catch. While he may be home, Stark isn't quite himself... because he's only partially alive. There's a time limit on his reanimated body, and unless Stark can find the people targeting Wormwood, he will die again--and this time there will be no coming back. Even though he's armed with the Room of Thirteen Doors, Stark...  read more »

Genres: Action & Adventure • Horror • Literature & Fiction • Occult & Supernatural • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Holy Ghost

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Holy Ghost - 2018

by John Sandford

Summary: Virgil Flowers investigates a miracle ... and a murder ... in the wickedly entertaining new thriller from the master of pulse-pounding thrillers. Pinion, Minnesota: a huge city of all of seven hundred folks who define the phrase 'small town'. Nothing has ever happened in Pinion and nothing ever will ... until the mayor of sorts (campaign promise: `I'll Do What I Can') comes up with a scheme to put Pinion on the map. He's heard of a place where a floating image of the Virgin Mary turned the...  read more »

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

Holy Ghost

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Holy Ghost - 2018

by John Sandford

Summary: Virgil Flowers investigates a miracle—and a murder—in the wickedly entertaining new thriller from the master of "pure reading pleasure" ( Booklist ) Pinion, Minnesota: a metropolis of all of seven hundred souls for which the word "moribund" might have been invented. Nothing ever happened there and nothing ever would—until the mayor of sorts (campaign slogan: "I; ll Do What I Can") and a buddy come up with a scheme to put Pinion on the map. They; d heard of a place where a...  read more »

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

Home on Apple Blossom Road--A Novel

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Home on Apple Blossom Road--A Novel - 2016

by Sheila Roberts

Summary: Home is where the love is... Colin Wright and Mia Blair grew up in Icicle Falls, but they left years ago—and not on good terms. Now Colin; s grandmother, Justine, has died, and they; ve come home to honor this woman they both loved. That; s when they get some unexpected news. They; re about to inherit something. Jointly. They just have no idea what. It turns out that Justine; s designed a treasure hunt for them, like the ones they enjoyed when they were kids and best friends. But they; re...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Hour of Death: A Sister Agatha and Father Selwyn Mystery

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The Hour of Death: A Sister Agatha and Father Selwyn Mystery - 2018

by Jane Willan

Summary: "Sister Agatha and Father Selwyn make sleuthing a work of art. But will they paint themselves into a corner when they investigate the Village Art Society president's death? As Yuletide settles upon Gwenafwy Abbey, the rural Welsh convent's peace is shattered when Tiffany Reese, president of the Village Art Society, is found dead on the floor of the parish hall. Sister Agatha, whose interests lie more with reading and writing mystery stories than with making the abbey's world-renowned organic...  read more »

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

The House by the Sea

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The House by the Sea - 2014

by Santa Montefiore

Summary: Ten-year-old Floriana is captivated by the beauty of the magnificent Tuscan villa that overlooks the sea just outside her small village. She likes to spy from the crumbling wall into the gardens and imagine that one day she'll live there. Dante, the son of the villa's powerful industrialist owner, invites her inside and shows her the enchanting garden. From that moment on, Floriana knows that her is there, in that garden, with Dante. But as they grow up and fall in love, their romance causes a...  read more »

Genres: Contemporary • Literature & Fiction • Romance

How It Happened

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How It Happened - 2018

by Michael Koryta

Summary: An FBI investigator must uncover the secrets of his hometown to solve a double murder in this twisty "page turner" that; s "perfect summer reading" (Stephen King). "And that is how it happened. Can we stop now?" Kimberly Crepeaux is no good, a notorious jailhouse snitch, teen mother, and heroin addict whose petty crimes are well-known to the rural Maine community where she lives. So when she confesses to her role in the brutal murders of Jackie Pelletier and Ian Kelly, the daughter of a...  read more »

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

How to Walk Away

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How to Walk Away - 2018

by Katherine Center

Summary: From the author of Happiness for Beginner s comes the instant New York Times bestseller (May 2018), an unforgettable love story about finding joy even in the darkest of circumstances. Margaret Jacobsen is just about to step into the bright future she; s worked for so hard and so long: a new dream job, a fiance she adores, and the promise of a picture-perfect life just around the corner. Then, suddenly, on what should have been one of the happiest days of her life, everything she worked for is...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Hunger--Office Duties, Book 4

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Hunger--Office Duties, Book 4 - 2017

by Mac Flynn

Summary: There comes a point where enough is enough, except when it comes to sex. Sam; s at her wits end with the mystery surrounding her boss. She had pieces to a puzzle that weren; t lining up, but only creating a picture which made no sense. Worse yet, his advances were becoming more frequent and she knew they; d be found out sooner or later. She just hoped the revealing wouldn; t cost her a great job.

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

The Husband Hour

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The Husband Hour - 2018

by Jamie Brenner

Summary: When a young widow; s reclusive life in a charming beach town is interrupted by a surprise visitor, she is forced to reckon with dark secrets about her family, her late husband, and the past she tried to leave behind. Lauren Adelman and her high school sweetheart, Rory Kincaid, are a golden couple. They marry just out of college as Rory, a star hockey player, earns a spot in the NHL. Their future could not look brighter when Rory shocks everyone-Lauren most of all-by enlisting in the U.S. Army....  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Innocent Traitor

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Innocent Traitor - 2007

by Alison Weir

Summary: "An impressive debut. Weir shows skill at plotting and maintaining tension, and she is clearly going to be a major player in the . . . historical fiction game."— The Independent I am now a condemned traitor . . . I am to die when I have hardly begun to live. Historical expertise marries page-turning fiction in Alison Weir; s enthralling debut novel, breathing new life into one of the most significant and tumultuous periods of the English monarchy. It is the story of Lady Jane...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

Instant Attraction

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Instant Attraction - 2012

by Jill Shalvis

Summary: New York Times bestselling author Jill Shalvis introduces the charming little town of Wishful, California, the perfect place to start for a woman wanting more from life . . . LET THE DREAMS BEGIN Numbers cruncher Katie Kramer has been the good girl all her life and yet she; s still a fish out of water, still a square peg trying to fit into that round hole. So the real question is, can good karma be wished for? Because she; s wishing, damn it. Wishing hard. At wits; end and rock bottom, she...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Insurrecto

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Insurrecto - 2018

by Gina Apostol

Summary: "Histories and personalities collide in this literary tour-de-force about the Philippines' present and America's past by the PEN Open Book Award-winning author of Gun Dealer's Daughter. Two women, a Filipino translator and an American filmmaker, go on a road trip in Duterte's Philippines, collaborating and clashing in the writing of a film script about a massacre during the Philippine-American War. Chiara is working on a film about an incident in Balangiga, Samar, in 1901, when Filipino...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Intercepted

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Intercepted - 2018

by Alexa Martin

Summary: 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 her NFL-star boyfriend for the last ten years. But when she discovers he has been tackling other women on the sly, she vows to never date an athlete again. There's just one problem: Gavin Pope, the new hotshot quarterback and a fling from the past,...  read more »

Genres: African American • Contemporary • Family Life • Literature & Fiction • Multicultural • Romance • Sports

The Invitation

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The Invitation - 2012

by Diane Hoh

Summary: At the party of the year, a rich girl; s practical joke turns deadly For the high schoolers of Greenhaven, Cass Rockham; s fall party is the social event of the year. Each October, students wait by their mailboxes, praying for the gilt-edged invitation that grants entry into the inner circle of the most popular crowd. And now Cass has planned her finest party yet, with a new sauna, a hot band, and no parents for miles. But to make this party really killer, Cass tops it all off with a sinister...  read more »

Genres: Horror • Literature & Fiction

Island Vacation--Alpha Mated, Book 2

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Island Vacation--Alpha Mated, Book 2 - 2017

by Mac Flynn

Summary: Dakota Combes has her hands full with the sensual cravings of a certain billionaire werewolf, but she juggles more trouble when a corpse drops into her arms. The corpse brings with it worse news as Dakota and her mate, David, learn that someone tried to cast a curse on him. They are ; invited; to an island where the curse was attempted to try to learn the identity of the hexer and stop the fulfillment of the curse. All work and no play isn; t David; s style, though, and in-between mayhem and...  read more »

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

Isn; t She Lovely

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Isn; t She Lovely - 2013

by Lauren Layne

Summary: The rules are clear—until they; re broken. The first book in Lauren Layne; s Redemption series gives a classic love story its edgiest twist yet. "Who knew that pretending you; re not falling for someone would be so much more difficult than pretending that you are?" Stephanie Kendrick gave up her whole summer to ace her NYU film school screenwriting course, so she; s pissed to be stuck with a preppy, spoiled frat boy as her writing partner. Then again, with her piercings, black-rimmed...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Jade City

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Jade City - 2017

by Fonda Lee

Summary: In this epic saga of magic and kungfu, four siblings battle rival clans for honor and power in an Asia-inspired fantasy metropolis. * Aurora Award for Best Novel, winner * Nebula Award for Best Novel, nominee * Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel, finalist * World Fantasy Award for Best Novel, finalist Jade is the lifeblood of the island of Kekon. It has been mined, traded, stolen, and killed for — and for centuries, honorable Green Bone warriors like the Kaul family have used it to...  read more »

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

Josh and Hazel's Guide to Not Dating

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Josh and Hazel's Guide to Not Dating - 2018

by Christina Lauren

Summary: With the energy of a toddler and the mouth of a sailor, Hazel Camille Bradford intimidates her dates, who can't recognize her heart of gold. Josh Im has known Hazel since college, where her zany playfulness proved incompatible with his mellow restraint. But now, ten years later, after a cheating girlfriend has turned his life upside down, going out with Hazel is a breath of fresh air. They set each other up on double blind dates-- but keep falling in bed with each other. They're just friends. Just friends. And if they repeat it enough, it'll be true, right? --

Genres: Contemporary • Family Life • Humor • Literature & Fiction • Multicultural • Romance • Romantic Comedy

Judgment at Appomattox

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Judgment at Appomattox - 2017

by Ralph Peters

Summary: A great war nears its end. Robert E. Lee makes a desperate, dramatic gamble. It fails. Ulysses S. Grant moves. Veteran armies clash around Petersburg, Virginia, as Grant seeks to surround Lee and Lee makes a skillful withdrawal in the night. Richmond falls. Each day brings new combat and more casualties, as Lee's exhausted, hungry troops race to preserve the Confederacy. But Grant does not intend to let Lee escape ... In one of the most thrilling episodes in American history, heroes North and...  read more »

Genres: Biographical • Historical • Historical • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Young Adult Fiction

Juror #3

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Juror #3 - 2018

by James Patterson

Summary: Instant #1 New York Times bestseller! A young attorney tries her first case . . . and it; s Murder One in a legal thriller from the world; s #1 bestselling writer. Ruby Bozarth, a newcomer to Rosedale, Mississippi, is also fresh to the Mississippi Bar—and to the docket of Circuit Judge Baylor, who taps Ruby as defense counsel in a racially charged felony. The murder of a woman from one of the town; s oldest families has Rosedale; s upper crust howling for blood, and the prosecutor is...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

Just a Little Bit Dangerous

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Just a Little Bit Dangerous - 2017

by Linda Castillo

Summary: A Colorado lawman finds himself doing more protecting than arresting when he rescues a beautiful fugitive in this classic tale of romantic suspense from New York Times bestselling author Linda Castillo... When Deputy Sheriff Jake Madigan was called to duty to bring in an escaped convict, he thought it would be a routine search-and-rescue mission. He was wrong. Turns out capturing Abby Nichols was a cinch compared to hauling her out of the Rocky Mountains during a treacherous blizzard. His...  read more »

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

Just in Time

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Just in Time - 2017

by Marilyn Campbell

Summary: "Marilyn Campbell is at the top of her storytelling craft with this enticing time-travel romance. Be prepared for an all-night read . . ." ~Ellen G. Wulf, Verified Reviewer A Young 1950s War-Widow Time Travels to 2016 to Save a Stranger; s Life At the Risk of Her Own in Marilyn Campbell; s Paranormal Time-Travel Romance, JUST IN TIME — 1950s to 2016 — When Beverly Newcastle, a young 1950s war-widow, encounters a gypsy fortune teller with a magic potion, she; s tossed 5 decades into the...  read more »

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

Kill the Queen

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Kill the Queen - 2018

by Jennifer Estep

Summary: Gladiator meets Game of Thrones: a royal woman becomes a skilled warrior to destroy her murderous cousin, avenge her family, and save her kingdom in this first entry in a dazzling fantasy epic from the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the Elemental Assassin series—an enthralling tale that combines magic, murder, intrigue, adventure, and a hint of romance. In a realm where one; s magical power determines one; s worth, Lady Everleigh; s lack of obvious ability relegates...  read more »

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

Killer Fudge

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Killer Fudge - 2012

by Mary Kay Andrews

Summary: In this short story by New York Times best-selling author Mary Kay Andrews, Atlanta private investigator/cleaning business owner Callahan Garrity once again proves her ability to clean up a sticky mess. When the grandson of faithful House Mouse employee Ruby is charged with brutally bludgeoning an elderly antique dealer, Callahan is called on to investigate. What she discovers is a recipe for homicide.Writing as Kathy Hogan Trocheck, Mary Kay authored eight mysteries featuring Callahan Garrity. All the Callahan mysteries will be re-released by HarperCollins in 2013.

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Killing Commendatore: A novel

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Killing Commendatore: A novel - 2018

by Haruki Murakami

Summary: "The much-anticipated new novel from the internationally acclaimed, best-selling author of 1Q84 and Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage, Killing Commendatore is an epic tour de force of love and loneliness, war and art--as well as a loving homage to The Great Gatsby--and a stunning work of imagination from one of our greatest writers." --

Genres: Historical • Historical • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Occult & Supernatural • Psychological • Romance • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

The King of Lies

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The King of Lies - 2010

by John Hart

Summary: John Hart creates a literary thriller that is as suspenseful as it is poignant, a riveting murder mystery layered beneath the southern drawl of a humble North Carolina lawyer. When Work Pickens finds his father murdered, the investigation pushes a repressed family history to the surface and he sees his own carefully constructed facade begin to crack. Work; s troubled sister, her combative girlfriend, his gold digging socialite wife, and an unrequited lifelong love join a cast of small town...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Suspense

Kingdom of the Blind

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Kingdom of the Blind - 2018

by Louise Penny

Summary: A December 2018 Indie Next Pick One of Kirkus Reviews; Best of 2018 Picks A LibraryReads Pick for November 2018 A LibraryReads Hall of Fame Winner One of Amazon; s Best of 2018 Picks Washington Post; s 10 Books to Read This November One of PopSugar; s Best Fall Books to Curl Up With "A captivating, wintry whodunit." — PEOPLE "A constantly surprising series that deepens and darkens as it evolves." —Marilyn Stasio, New York Times Book Review "A spellbinder . . . another outstanding...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Kingdom of the Blind: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel

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Kingdom of the Blind: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel - 2018

by Louise Penny

Summary: When a peculiar letter arrives inviting Armand Gamache to an abandoned farmhouse, the former head of the Su^rete´ du Que´bec discovers that a complete stranger has named him one of the executors of her will. Still on suspension, and frankly curious, Gamache accepts and soon learns that the other two executors are Myrna Landers, the bookseller from Three Pines, and a young builder. None of them had ever met the elderly woman. The will is so odd and includes bequests that are so wildly unlikely...  read more »

Genres: British Detectives • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Kintu

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Kintu - 2017

by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi

Summary: Longlisted for the 2014 Etisalat Prize for Debut African Fiction Winner of the Commonwealth Short Story Prize " Kintu is a masterpiece, an absolute gem , the great Ugandan novel you didn; t know you were waiting for."—Aaron Bady, The New Inquiry First published in Kenya in 2014 to critical and popular acclaim, Kintu is a modern classic, a multilayered narrative that reimagines the history of Uganda through the cursed bloodline of the Kintu clan. Divided into six sections, the novel begins...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Labyrinth of the Spirits

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The Labyrinth of the Spirits - 2018

by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

Summary: "The internationally acclaimed, New York Times bestselling author returns to the magnificent universe he constructed in his bestselling novels The Shadow of the Wind, The Angel's Game, and The Prisoner of Heaven in this riveting series finale--a heart-pounding thriller and nail-biting work of suspense which introduces a sexy, seductive new heroine whose investigation shines a light on the dark history of Franco's Spain. In this unforgettable final volume of Ruiz Zafo´n's cycle of novels set in...  read more »

Genres: Action & Adventure • Historical • Historical • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Romance • Suspense • Thrillers • Young Adult Fiction

Lark! The Herald Angels Sing: A Meg Langslow Mystery

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Lark! The Herald Angels Sing: A Meg Langslow Mystery - 2018

by Donna Andrews

Summary: It's Christmastime in Caerphilly and Meg, full of holiday spirit, is helping out with the town's festivities. While directing a nativity pageant and herding the children participating in it, she finds a surprise in the manger: a live baby. A note from the mother, attached to the baby girl's clothes, says that it's time for her father to take care of her--and implicates Meg's brother, Rob, as the father. And while a DNA test can reveal whether there's any truth to the accusation, Rob's afraid...  read more »

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

Legacy of Mercy

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Legacy of Mercy - 2018

by Lynn Austin

Summary: "In 1890s Chicago, socialite Anna Nicholson can't seem to focus on her upcoming marriage. When she learns new information about her past, she hires Pinkerton detectives. But when unflattering stories threaten her reputation and engagement, she discovers that God's purpose for her life isn't as simple as she had hoped." --

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

The Legend of Perley Gates

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The Legend of Perley Gates - 2018

by William W. Johnstone

Summary: He's the son of a cattle rancher. A restless young dreamer who, under normal circumstances, would follow in his father's footsteps. Normal, however, is not his style. Like his famous grandfather and namesake Perley Gates--a hell-raising mountain man with a heavenly name--young Perley wants adventure, excitement, and freedom. And like his grandfather before him, he will find his dream--in the untamed wilds of a lawless frontier . That dream though might just become a nightmare. After his...  read more »

Genres: Action & Adventure • Historical • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Young Adult Fiction

Leopard's Run

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Leopard's Run - 2018

by Christine Feehan

Summary: "He keeps his emotions on a tight leash, but she can see the desire burning in his eyes... Timur Amurov has one purpose in life: protect his family at all costs. With lethal skills honed from a violent upbringing, Timur is a leopard shifter who sees any newcomers as possible threats--and the petite blond barista who his sister-in-law, Evangeline, has hired to work in her bakery is definitely hiding something. While Timur still needs to determine if Ashe is an enemy, he does know that she is the...  read more »

Genres: Contemporary • Literature & Fiction • Occult & Supernatural • Paranormal • Romance • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Werewolves & Shifters

Leopard; s Run

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Leopard; s Run - 2018

by Christine Feehan

Summary: He keeps his emotions on a tight leash, but she can see the desire burning in his eyes... Timur Amurov has one purpose in life: protect his family at all costs. With lethal skills honed from a violent upbringing, Timur is a leopard shifter who sees any newcomers as possible threats—and the petite blond barista who his sister-in-law, Evangeline, has hired to work in her bakery is definitely hiding something. While Timur still needs to determine if Ashe is an enemy, he does know that she is...  read more »

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

Lies Sleeping

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Lies Sleeping - 2018

by Ben Aaronovitch

Summary: The seventh book of the bestselling Rivers of London urban fantasy series returns to the adventures of Peter Grant, detective and apprentice wizard, as he solves magical crimes in the city of London. The Faceless Man, wanted for multiple counts of murder, fraud, and crimes against humanity, has been unmasked and is on the run. Peter Grant, Detective Constable and apprentice wizard, now plays a key role in an unprecedented joint operation to bring him to justice. But even as the unwieldy might...  read more »

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

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... When Clara's boyfriend, Luke, disappears, everyone believes that he's left her, but Clara thinks she knows the truth. Recent evidence suggests that Luke had a stalker, and Clara worries that he's been kidnapped. Then Luke's older sister, Emma, who vanished twenty years ago, suddenly reappears. Emma wants to help Clara with her...  read more »

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

Life on the Level--On the Verge--Book Three

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Life on the Level--On the Verge--Book Three - 2016

by Zoraida Crdova

Summary: The tantalizing third book in Zoraida Cordova; s steamy New Adult On the Verge series! River Thomas was born a wild card. Her mother left before River hit puberty, and her alcoholic father raised her to have the best poker face in the city, but when he dies unexpectedly, River; s already dangerous lifestyle spirals out of control. Six months sober, she relapses, and the resulting bender ends with her on the run from a guy looking to settle a score. She wants to be better—needs to be...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Life-Changing Manga of Tidying Up

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The Life-Changing Manga of Tidying Up - 2017

by Marie Kondo

Summary: From the #1 New York Times best-selling author and lifestyle/cleaning guru Marie Kondo, this graphic novelization brings Kondo; s life-changing tidying method to life with the fun, quirky story of a woman who transforms her home, work, and love life using Kondo; s advice and inspiration. Marie Kondo presents the fictional story of Chiaki, a young woman in Tokyo who struggles with a cluttered apartment, messy love life, and lack of direction. After receiving a complaint from her attractive...  read more »

Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels • Literature & Fiction

The Lighthouse Keeper's Daughter

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The Lighthouse Keeper's Daughter - 2018

by Hazel Gaynor

Summary: From The New York Times bestselling author of The Girl Who Came Home comes a historical novel inspired by true events, and the extraordinary female lighthouse keepers of the past two hundred years. "They call me a heroine, but I am not deserving of such accolades. I am just an ordinary young woman who did her duty." 1838: Northumberland, England. Longstone Lighthouse on the Farne Islands has been Grace Darling's home for all of her twenty-two years. When she and her father rescue shipwreck...  read more »

Genres: Biographical • Family Life • Historical • Historical • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Young Adult Fiction

Like This, For Ever

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Like This, For Ever - 2013

by Sharon Bolton

Summary: "Like everyone reading the newspapers these days, 10-year-old Barney Roberts knows the killer will strike again soon. The victim will be another boy, just like him. The body will be drained of blood, and left somewhere on a Thames beach. There will be no clues for London detectives Dana Tulloch and Mark Joesbury to find. There will be no warning about who will be next. There will be no real reason for Barney's friend and neighbor, Lacey Flint, on leave from her job as a London police detective,...  read more »

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

Little

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Little - 2018

by Edward Carey

Summary: "An amazing achievement...A compulsively readable novel, so canny and weird and surfeited with the reality of human capacity and ingenuity that I am stymied for comparison. Dickens and David Lynch? Defoe meets Margaret Atwood? Judge for yourself." —Gregory Maguire, New York Times bestselling author of Wicked The wry, macabre, unforgettable tale of an ambitious orphan in Revolutionary Paris, befriended by royalty and radicals, who transforms herself into the legendary Madame Tussaud. In...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

The Little Shop of Found Things

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The Little Shop of Found Things - 2018

by Paula Brackston

Summary: "A new series about a young woman whose connection to antiques takes her on a magical adventure. New York Times bestselling author of The Witch's Daughter, Paula Brackston returns to her trademark blend of magic and romance to launch a new series guaranteed to enchant her audience even more. Xanthe and her mother Flora leave London behind for a fresh start, taking over an antique shop in the historic town of Marlborough. Xanthe has always had an affinity with some of the antiques she finds....  read more »

Genres: Historical • Historical • Historical • Historical Fantasy • Literature & Fiction • Occult & Supernatural • Romance • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Young Adult Fiction

The Lonesome Gods

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The Lonesome Gods - 2004

by Louis L; amour

Summary: "I am Johannes Verne, and I am not afraid." This was the boy; s mantra as he plodded through the desert alone, left to die by his vengeful grandfather. Johannes Verne was soon to be rescued by outlaws, but no one could save him from the lasting memory of his grandfather; s eyes, full of impenetrable hatred. Raised in part by Indians, then befriended by a mysterious woman, Johannes grew up to become a rugged adventurer and an educated man. But even now, strengthened by the love of a...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Thrillers • Westerns

Long Road to Mercy

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Long Road to Mercy - 2018

by David Baldacci

Summary: Introducing a remarkable new character from #1 New York Times bestselling writer David Baldacci: Atlee Pine, an FBI agent with special skills assigned to the remote wilds of the southwestern United States who must confront a new threat . . . and an old nightmare. Eeny, meeny, miny, moe. Catch a tiger by its toe. It; s seared into Atlee Pine; s memory: the kidnapper; s chilling rhyme as he chose between six-year-old Atlee and her twin sister, Mercy. Mercy was taken. Atlee was spared. She never...  read more »

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

Look Alive Twenty-Five

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Look Alive Twenty-Five - 2018

by Janet Evanovich

Summary: Stephanie Plum faces the toughest puzzle of her career in the twenty-fifth entry in Janet Evanovich; s #1 New York Times bestselling series. There; s nothing like a good deli and the Red River Deli in Trenton is one of the best. World famous for its pastrami, cole slaw and for its disappearing managers. Over the last month, three have vanished from the face of the earth, the only clue in each case is one shoe that; s been left behind. The police are baffled. Lula is convinced that it; s a case...  read more »

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

Loose Ends--Office Duties, Book 8

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Loose Ends--Office Duties, Book 8 - 2017

by Mac Flynn

Summary: The scene complicates for poor Sam as loose ends come undone. Friends are threatened and relationships complicate as anger and confusion run high. Davies promises her the world when all she wants is answers while office politics turn deadly. Everything comes to a head as motives are revealed and revenge is served cold.

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

Losing Hope

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Losing Hope - 2013

by Colleen Hoover

Summary: #1 New York Times bestselling author Colleen Hoover held readers spellbound with her novel Hopeless , the story of what happened when a troubled girl named Sky encountered a long-lost childhood friend, Dean Holder. Now, in Losing Hope , we finally learn the truth about Dean Holder. Haunted by the little girl he couldn; t save from imminent danger, Holder; s life has been overshadowed by feelings of guilt and remorse. He has never stopped searching for her, believing that finding her would bring...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Love Is Blind: A novel

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Love Is Blind: A novel - 2018

by William Boyd

Summary: "From the Whitbread Award winning author of: A Good Man in Africa and the Costa Award winning Restless, a sweeping, electrifying new novel set at the end of the 19th century that follows the fortunes of a young Scottish musician embarking across Europe and into the tumultuous, impassioned story of his life. When Brodie Moncur is offered a job in Paris, he seizes the chance to flee Edinburgh and his tyrannical clergyman father, and begin a wildly different chapter in his life. In Paris, a...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Historical • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Young Adult Fiction

Love Lies Waiting

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Love Lies Waiting - 2018

by Claire Lorrimer

Summary: Can two sisters overcome heartbreak, danger and devastating secrets in their pursuit of happiness? 31 December, 1838. A storm is raging outside Kenilworth Hall. Inside, Lord Kenilworth; s wife is in agony in the middle of a difficult labour. Lady Kenilworth doesn; t survive the birth but, against all odds, her baby daughter does. Baby Storm grows into a headstrong and adventurous child, close to her sister, Eloise, and their neighbours at Chislestone Manor – her best friend Cissie and...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Love on the Ledge--On the Verge--Book Two

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Love on the Ledge--On the Verge--Book Two - 2015

by Zoraida Crdova

Summary: From author Zoraida Córdova comes the steamy standalone book 2 in her New Adult On the Verge series. Sky Lopez thought she had it all—the perfect job, the perfect relationship, the perfect life...until she discovers her not-so-perfect boyfriend has been cheating on her. So when her uncle asks her to help plan his Hamptons wedding, Sky jumps at the chance, leaving all of her "perfect" future plans in the rearview mirror. The wedding doesn; t prove as good a distraction as she; d...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Loving Ireland--Loving Places, Book 1

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Loving Ireland--Loving Places, Book 1 - 2017

by Mac Flynn

Summary: Maggie Magee is an unemployed college graduate visiting her artist friend in Ireland for a couple of weeks. First impressions are everything, so when Maggie is nearly impressed on the front of the local lord; s roadster she takes an instant disliking to him. Their paths and swords cross again when she takes a tour of his fine castle, and insults inadvertently fly before she bustles her ample behind out the door. To make matters worse she learns the lord is landowner to her friend; s cottage,...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Luck on the Line--On the Verge--Book One

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Luck on the Line--On the Verge--Book One - 2014

by Zoraida Crdova

Summary: "With a perfect blend of humor, drama and heat, LUCK ON THE LINE is a welcome and much needed addition to the new adult genre." —RT BOOK REVIEWS Despite her name, Lucky Pierce has always felt a little cursed. Refusing to settle for less or settle down, she changes jobs as often as she changes boyfriends. When her celebrity chef mother challenges her to finish something, Lucky agrees to help her launch Boston; s next hot restaurant, The Star. Even if it means working with the infuriating,...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Lucky Day--Alpha Mated, Book 3

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Lucky Day--Alpha Mated, Book 3 - 2017

by Mac Flynn

Summary: A weekday arrives, and with it the normalcy Dakota Combes craves. Her attempt to allude her amorous werewolf billionaire mate, however, lands her in deeper trouble. The legendarily annoying hunter Lastro is in need of their help, and saying ; no; to a person with a gun full of silver bullets doesn; t strike Dakota as a good idea. The mystery leads Dakota and her mate through the seedy clubs of the paranormal underworld to the dark confines of Cotio; s Curiosities in a search for missing women....  read more »

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

Maelstrom

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Maelstrom - 2010

by Taylor Anderson

Summary: The final chapter in the Destroyermen Trilogy. Lieutenant Commander Matthew Reddy, along with the crew of the U.S.S. Walker, are once again at war. Having sided with the peaceful Lemurians against the savage, reptilian Grik, they now find themselves scrambling to prepare for the attack that is sure to come. Meanwhile, the Japanese juggernaut Amagi, also trapped in this strange world, is under Grik control with her fanatical commander approaching madness.

Genres: Alternate History • Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Magic Burns

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Magic Burns - 2008

by Ilona Andrews

Summary: Mercenary Kate Daniels tries to save her city from divine intervention in this novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling urban fantasy series. As a mercenary who cleans up after magic gone wrong, Kate Daniels has seen her share of occupational hazards. Normally, waves of paranormal energy ebb and flow across Atlanta like a tide. But once every seven years, a flare comes, a time when magic runs rampant. Now Kate; s going to have to deal with problems on a much bigger scale: a divine one. When...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Magic Triumphs

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Magic Triumphs - 2018

by Ilona Andrews

Summary: "In this epic, can't-miss entry in the thrilling #1 New York Times bestselling urban-fantasy series, mercenary Kate Daniels must risk all to protect everything she holds dear ... Kate has come a long way from her origins as a loner taking care of paranormal problems in post-Shift Atlanta. She's made friends and enemies. She's found love and started a family with Curran Lennart, the former Beast Lord. But her magic is too strong for the power players of the world to let her be. Kate and her...  read more »

Genres: Action & Adventure • Action & Adventure • Literature & Fiction • Occult & Supernatural • Paranormal • Romance • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Thrillers • Werewolves & Shifters

Maiden to the Dragon--Box Set One--Books 1--4

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Maiden to the Dragon--Box Set One--Books 1--4 - 2017

by Mac Flynn

Summary: Welcome to the first four books in the fantasy romance series Maiden to the Dragon, an adventure that will take your breath away. Life comes knocking on Miriam Cait; s door as she; s whisked away from her normal life and into a land of fantasy and wonder. The downside is she; s mated to a handsome dragon lord, a ruler of one of the five realms. Most people wouldn; t see that as a downside, but Miriam has her own mind and she aims to keep it that way. Whether it; s fighting her scaly spouse or...  read more »

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

The Mammoth Book of the New Chronicles of Sherlock Holmes: 12 Original Stories

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The Mammoth Book of the New Chronicles of Sherlock Holmes: 12 Original Stories - 2016

by Denis O. Smith

Summary: "The much praised Denis O. Smith introduces twelve new Sherlockian stories in this collection, including "The Adventure of the XYZ Club," "The Secret of Shoreswood Hall," and "The Adventure of the Brown Box." Set in the late nineteenth century before Holmes's disappearance at the Reichenbach Falls, these stories, written in the vein of the originals, recreate Arthur Conan Doyle's world with deft fidelity, from manner of speech and character traits to plot unfoldings and the historical period....  read more »

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

Man with a Seagull on His Head

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Man with a Seagull on His Head - 2018

by Harriet Paige

Summary: There is nothing interesting about Ray Eccles. He knows it himself. On the morning of his fortieth birthday, he goes for a walk because he; s just learned of a dormant Second World War explosive offshore, and he; s the kind of man who thinks a bomb might be good company. As he gazes at the sea, a woman in the distance suddenly turns to face him—and a dying seagull falls from the sky, knocking him unconscious. When Ray wakes up, he; s inexplicably compelled to paint the woman; s image,...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Marilla of Green Gables

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Marilla of Green Gables - 2018

by Sarah Mccoy

Summary: A bold, heartfelt tale of life at Green Gables . . . before Anne: A marvelously entertaining and moving historical novel, set in rural Prince Edward Island in the nineteenth century, that imagines the young life of spinster Marilla Cuthbert, and the choices that will open her life to the possibility of heartbreak—and unimaginable greatness. Plucky and ambitious, Marilla Cuthbert is thirteen years old when her world is turned upside down. Her beloved mother has dies in childbirth, and...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

Marilla of Green Gables

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Marilla of Green Gables - 2018

by Sarah McCoy

Summary: A bold, heartfelt tale of life at Green Gables ... before Anne: A marvelously entertaining and moving historical novel, set in rural Prince Edward Island in the nineteenth century, that imagines the young life of spinster Marilla Cuthbert, and the choices that will open her life to the possibility of heartbreak, and unimaginable greatness. Plucky and ambitious, Marilla Cuthbert is thirteen years old when her world is turned upside down. Her beloved mother dies in childbirth, and Marilla...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Historical • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Young Adult Fiction

Markswoman

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Markswoman - 2018

by Rati Mehrotra

Summary: An order of magical-knife wielding female assassins brings both peace and chaos to their post-apocalyptic world in this bewitching blend of science fiction and epic fantasy—the first entry in a debut duology that displays the inventiveness of the works of Sarah Beth Durst and Marie Lu. Kyra is the youngest Markswoman in the Order of Kali, one of a handful of sisterhoods of highly trained elite warriors. Armed with blades whose metal is imbued with magic and guided by a strict code of...  read more »

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

Marry in Scandal

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Marry in Scandal - 2018

by Anne Gracie

Summary: A shy heiress and a well-known rake face a scandal-forced marriage that might be true love in the latest irresistible romance from the national bestselling author of Marry in Haste . Shy young heiress, Lady Lily Rutherford, is in no hurry to marry. She dreams of true love and a real courtship. But when disaster strikes, she finds herself facing a scandal-forced marriage to her rescuer, Edward Galbraith, a well known rake. Despite his reputation Lily is drawn to the handsome Galbraith. In the...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Master in Shining Armor

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Master in Shining Armor - 2018

by Sparrow Beckett

Summary: The author of Finding Master Right returns to the Master Unleashed series with a new erotic romance with an unexpected surprise. When Juliet Callahan; s company lands a contract to renovate Catacombs, a mysterious private BDSM club, she; s intrigued. The club; s owner, William Ellis, is a bossy, dominant man who drives her up the wall. To find out what Catacombs needs, Juliet agrees to visit the club, never guessing she; ll end up having a torrid night of submitting to Will; s dominance. Will...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Masterpiece

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The Masterpiece - 2018

by Fiona Davis

Summary: In her latest captivating novel, nationally bestselling author Fiona Davis takes readers into the glamorous lost art school within Grand Central Terminal, where two very different women, fifty years apart, strive to make their mark on a world set against them. For the nearly nine million people who live in New York City, Grand Central Terminal is a crown jewel, a masterpiece of design. But for Clara Darden and Virginia Clay, it represents something quite different. For Clara, the terminal is...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Maybe I Do

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Maybe I Do - 2017

by Nicole Mclaughlin

Summary: "Nicole McLaughlin is a wonderfully fresh voice in contemporary romance—sweet, sexy, and immensely satisfying."—Lauren Layne, New York Times bestselling author She doesn; t believe in fairy tales. He; s married to his job. Maybe whiskey is the secret ingredient that will bring them together— and give true love a shot? Wedding photographer Charlotte Linley loves her work—even though she hates weddings. Sure, she still holds a grudge after being left at the altar by her...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Maybe This Time--A Whiskey and Weddings Novel

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Maybe This Time--A Whiskey and Weddings Novel - 2018

by Nicole Mclaughlin

Summary: Maybe This Time is the next heartwarming contemporary romance from Nicole McLaughlin in her Whiskey and Weddings series. Jen Mackenzie has been knocked down more than a few times, but she always gets up and makes sure she has the last word. It; s the reason she now considers herself equal parts self-sufficient and free-spirit. But since losing her job and trying to help her mother beat cancer, real life—and her occasional careless choices—have begun to catch up with her. Her one...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Mechanical Troubles--Office Duties, Book 2

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Mechanical Troubles--Office Duties, Book 2 - 2017

by Mac Flynn

Summary: The first day on the job is always the hardest, but each day brings new challenges. With orientation out of the way, Sam thought it would be easy going as she slid into the daily routine. Unfortunately for her she found trouble was still chasing her. She had to contend with co-workers, supervisors, bosses and a mystery growing stranger by the day.

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

Meet Me at the Museum

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Meet Me at the Museum - 2018

by Anne Youngson

Summary: An Indie Next and LibraryReads Selection "The charmer of the summer." —NPR "Warm-hearted, clear-minded, and unexpectedly spellbinding, Meet Me at the Museum is a novel to savor." —Annie Barrows, #1 New York Times bestselling co-author of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society In Denmark, Professor Anders Larsen, an urbane man of facts, has lost his wife and his hopes for the future. On an isolated English farm, Tina Hopgood is trapped in a life she doesn; t remember...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Melting the Ice

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Melting the Ice - 2014

by Jaci Burton

Summary: The new Play-by-Play novel by Jaci Burton BODY CHECK Everything; s coming together for budding fashion designer Carolina Preston. Only months away from having her own line, she could use some publicity. That; s when her brother suggests his best friend as a model—hockey player Drew Hogan. Carolina and Drew already have a history—a hot one, back in college. Unforgettable for Carolina, but for Drew, just another slap shot. This time, though, it; s different. His perfect body would be...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Midnight Witness

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The Midnight Witness - 2018

by Sara Blaedel

Summary: "A young woman is found strangled in a park, and a male journalist has been killed in the backyard of the Royal Hotel in Copenhagen. Detective Louise Rick is put on the case of the young girl, but very soon becomes entangled in solving the other homicide too when it turns out her best friend, journalist Camilla Lind, knew the murdered man. Louise tries to keep her friend from getting too involved, but Camilla's never been one to miss out on an interesting story. And this time, Camilla may have...  read more »

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

The Midwife of Hope River

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The Midwife of Hope River - 2012

by Patricia Harman

Summary: A remarkable new voice in American fiction enchants readers with a moving and uplifting novel that celebrates the miracle of life. In The Midwife of Hope River, first-time novelist Patricia Harmon transports us to poverty stricken Appalachia during the Great Depression years of the 1930s and introduces us to a truly unforgettable heroine. Patience Murphy, a midwife struggling against disease, poverty, and prejudice—and her own haunting past—is a strong and endearing character that...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

Montana Heat: Escape to You: A Montana Heat Novel

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Montana Heat: Escape to You: A Montana Heat Novel - 2017

by Jennifer Ryan

Summary: A Montana man always protects the woman he loves. He discovered her during a Montana blizzard, freezing cold, impossibly vulnerable, a little boy by her side. Undercover DEA Agent Beck "Trigger "Cooke is astonished to recognize Ashley Swan, award-winning actress, famous beauty--and missing for over a year. To keep her and the child hidden from a sadistic madman, he secrets the pair away to his isolated home. No longer a prisoner, and protected at Hope Ranch, Ashley recovers and learns the tall,...  read more »

Genres: Contemporary • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Romantic Suspense • Western

Montana Heat: True to You

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Montana Heat: True to You - 2018

by Jennifer Ryan

Summary: "Undercover DEA Special Agent Dawson King spent five months in a Montana prison establishing a fake identity to take down a ruthless drug dealer and put him behind bars. Except there's a wild card ... the killer's beloved daughter. Cara Potter may appear to be on the right side of the law, but King has learned the hard way to trust no one--even someone as tantalizing as the coffee shop owner. She's irresistible ... but is she also dangerous? From the moment he enters her life, King makes Cara...  read more »

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

Moon Chosen #2--BBW Werewolf Shifter Romance

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Moon Chosen #2--BBW Werewolf Shifter Romance - 2017

by Mac Flynn

Summary: The island casts its long shadow over Sophie; s soul as she tries to survive her new world. Her distant mate forces her to accompany him wherever he goes and she finds herself put into one danger after another. Their blood bond forces them together, but will their dislike of one another force them apart just when they need each other the most?

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

Moon Lovers Box Set--BBW Werewolf Shifter Romance

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Moon Lovers Box Set--BBW Werewolf Shifter Romance - 2017

by Mac Flynn

Summary: The complete paranormal romance series Moon Lovers (BBW Werewolf Romance) available here in one single package. Tasha Taylor finds her dream boy is closer to a fantasy nightmare when gang members target her for their wicked intentions.Tasha Taylor was an average woman with an above-average waistline, but one night all that (except the waistline) changes when she; s attacked in the laundry room. Her savior is a large shadow with glowing golden eyes, and her new enemies are a group of...  read more »

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

Moonlight Kiss

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Moonlight Kiss - 2013

by Luann Mclane

Summary: Cricket Creek, Kentucky, is a sweet river town known for its baseball, shopping, and cuisine. After finally rebounding from the recession, the residents are ready to repair their lives—and their hearts... After two very public broken engagements with two very famous men, Addison Monroe is ready to avoid the spotlight. She decides to put her wedding planning experience to good use by opening a bridal boutique. Setting up shop in small town Kentucky is the perfect way to escape prying eyes...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Mr. Flood's Last Resort

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Mr. Flood's Last Resort - 2018

by Jess Kidd

Summary: Presents the tale of a lonely caregiver and a cranky hoarder who tackle notions of forgiveness, independence, sainthood, duty, and connections before dark family secrets are brought to light, revealing the sinister fate of a missing local schoolgirl.

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

Mrs. Darcy; s Dilemma

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Mrs. Darcy; s Dilemma - 2008

by Diana Birchall

Summary: Beginning twenty-five years after Darcy and Elizabeth; s wedding, their life together has been wonderful and their marriage is still thriving. Their grown children bring them great delight, along with some trepidation, Mrs. Darcy; s nieces come for a visit, and a theatrical scandal threatens to embroil them all. The Victorian age is dawning, and Pemberley; s new generation is coming into their own. "The very title makes you want to read it right away! Fascinating, ans such wonderful use of...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Humor • Literature & Fiction

Murder A La Mocha

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Murder A La Mocha - 2019

by Sandra Balzo

Summary: "Coffeehouse owner Maggy Thorsen's dinner with fiance´ Sheriff Jake Pavilk's parents takes an unfortunate turn when Jake's mother falls ill. Driving home alone at midnight, Maggy barely avoids a terrified Chihuahua crossing the highway ramp in front of her car. She rescues the pup, intending to return "Mocha" to her owners the next morning. But when Maggy arrives at the Satterwite house, she finds the Satterwite's dog-sitter, Arial -- her partner Sarah's niece -- at the property with what...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

My Year of Rest and Relaxation

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My Year of Rest and Relaxation - 2018

by Ottessa Moshfegh

Summary: From one of our boldest, most celebrated new literary voices, a novel about a young woman; s efforts to duck the ills of the world by embarking on an extended hibernation with the help of one of the worst psychiatrists in the annals of literature and the battery of medicines she prescribes Our narrator should be happy, shouldn; t she? She; s young, thin, pretty, a recent Columbia graduate, works an easy job at a hip art gallery, lives in an apartment on the Upper East Side of Manhattan paid...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction

The Mystery of Three Quarters

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The Mystery of Three Quarters - 2018

by Sophie Hannah

Summary: The world; s most beloved detective, Hercule Poirot—the legendary star of Agatha Christie; s Murder on the Orient Express and most recently The Monogram Murders and Closed Casket—returns in a stylish, diabolically clever mystery set in the London of 1930. "We Agatha Christie fans read her stories—and particularly her Poirot novels—because the mysteries are invariably equal parts charming and ingenious, dark and quirky and utterly engaging. Sophie Hannah had a massive...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Naamah's Blessing

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Naamah's Blessing - 2011

by Jacqueline Carey

Summary: Just when King Daniel asks Moirin to be the oath-sworn protector of his daughter, he is sent on a quest by the spirit of Queen Jehanne, who tells him that he must first bring home Prince Thierry to rule.

Genres: Alternate History • Epic Fantasy • Fantasy • Historical Fantasy • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Naamah's Curse

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Naamah's Curse - 2010

by Jacqueline Carey

Summary: Far from the land of her birth, Moirin sets out across Tatar territory to find Bao, the proud and virile Ch'in fighter who holds the missing half of her "diadh-anam," the divine soul-spark of her mother's people. After a long ordeal, she not only succeeds, but surrenders to a passion the likes of which she's never known. But the lovers' happiness is short lived, for Bao is entangled in a complication that soon leads to their betrayal.

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

Never Knowing

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Never Knowing - 2011

by Chevy Stevens

Summary: From the acclaimed author of Still Missing comes a psychological thriller about one woman; s search into her past and the deadly truth she uncovers. All her life, Sara Gallagher has wondered about her birth parents. As an adopted child with two sisters who were born naturally to her parents, Sara did not have an ideal home life. The question of why she was given up for adoption has always haunted her. Finally, she is ready to take steps and to find closure. But some questions are better left...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

A New Note

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A New Note - 2017

by Kathy J. Jacobson

Summary: "Old and new careers taking off, new acquaintances and "ghost from the past", an unexpected and rightful trip, a long-lost family treasure showing up, and dreams becoming realities-these are just some of the surprises John and Jillian, and many of their friends and loved ones, experience in A new note." --

Genres: Christian • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Next Person You Meet in Heaven: The Sequel to The Five People You Meet in Heaven

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The Next Person You Meet in Heaven: The Sequel to The Five People 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 Annie. Eddie's...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Psychologica

The Next Thing on My List

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The Next Thing on My List - 2007

by Jill Smolinski

Summary: "You; ll be hooked by this charming story. . . . Smolinski gives us a quick-witted heroine . . . with just the right amount of romance and a tad of suspense." — Richmond Times-Dispatch Meet June Parker. She works for L.A. Rideshare, adores her rent-stabilized apartment in Santa Monica, and struggles with losing a few pesky pounds. But June; s life is about to change. After a dark turn of events involving Weight Watchers, a chili recipe, and a car accident in which her passenger, Marissa,...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction

Night of Miracles

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Night of Miracles - 2018

by Elizabeth Berg

Summary: The feel-good book of the year: a delightful novel of friendship, community, and the way small acts of kindness can change your life, by the bestselling author of The Story of Arthur Truluv Lucille Howard is getting on in years, but she stays busy. Thanks to the inspiration of her dearly departed friend Arthur Truluv, she has begun to teach baking classes, sharing the secrets to her delicious classic Southern yellow cake, the perfect pinwheel cookies, and other sweet essentials. Her classes...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Night of Miracles

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Night of Miracles - 2018

by Elizabeth Berg

Summary: Lucille Howard is getting on in years, but she stays busy. Thanks to the inspiration of her dearly departed friend Arthur Truluv, she has begun to teach baking classes, sharing the secrets to her delicious classic Southern yellow cake, the perfect pinwheel cookies, and other sweet essentials. Her classes have become so popular that she's hired Iris, a new resident of Mason, Missouri, as an assistant. Iris doesn't know how to bake but she needs to keep her mind off a big decision she sorely...  read more »

Genres: Family Life • Literature & Fiction

Nine Perfect Strangers

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Nine Perfect Strangers - 2018

by Liane Moriarty

Summary: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "If three characters were good in Big Little Lies , nine are even better in Nine Perfect Strangers ." —Lisa Scottoline, The New York Times Book Review From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Big Little Lies Could ten days at a health resort really change you forever? In Liane Moriarty; s latest page-turner, nine perfect strangers are about to find out... Nine people gather at a remote health resort. Some are here to lose weight, some are here to get a...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

No Interest in Love

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No Interest in Love - 2015

by Cassie Mae

Summary: Readers of Emma Chase are sure to fall for bestselling author Cassie Mae; s All About Love series! In No Interest in Love, Hollywood; s hottest young actor hits the road to chase his big break—and discovers a leading lady where he least expected. When Jace Carver snags a minor part in his buddy; s zombie flick, he suddenly starts getting noticed all over the place. Even Hollywood megastar Carletta Ocean—known for her extensive "research" with her male co-stars—wants Jace for...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Noel Stranger

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The Noel Stranger - 2018

by Richard Paul Evans

Summary: 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 her funk, Maggie decides to put up a Christmas tree and heads off to buy one--albeit reluctantly. She is immediately taken by Andrew, the kind, handsome man who owns the Christmas tree lot and...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Not Quite Over You

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Not Quite Over You - 2018

by Susan Mallery

Summary: "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 industry and win back her trust. Despite her reputation, Silver|s not as tough as she seems. Losing Drew nearly destroyed her. Still, his kisses are as tempting...  read more »

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

Noted!

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Noted! - 2015

by Kathy J. Jacobson

Summary: "Jillian Johnson has devoted more than two decades of her life to a career in nursing while also being a single mother to her daughter, Marty. Now that Marty is all grown up and pursuing a medical career overseas, Jillian makes the monumental decision to leave her home state of Wisconsin for a new life in Los Angeles. Her true passion is to become a professional writer, and with her mind on that goal, she takes a job as a household helper for the mysterious and reclusive Mr. Romano." --

Genres: Christian • Contemporary • Inspirational • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Romance

A Novel (The Seasonaires)

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A Novel (The Seasonaires) - 2018

by Janna King

Summary: For a twenty-something, there is no summer job better than seasonaire. No responsibilities, school is months away, and you; re surrounded by chic, beautiful people. Intoxicating and seemingly carefree, what could possibly go wrong? Inspired by this deceivingly heady atmosphere, acclaimed screenwriting talent makes her fresh and thrilling debut with The Seasonaires. An idyllic Nantucket summer begins like a dream for Mia, a scrappy "Southie," Presley, the gorgeous southern beauty queen, Cole, a...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

November Road

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November Road - 2018

by Lou Berney

Summary: Set against the assassination of JFK, a poignant and evocative crime novel that centers on a desperate cat-and-mouse chase across 1960s America—a story of unexpected connections, daring possibilities, and the hope of second chances from the Edgar Award-winning author of The Long and Faraway Gone. Frank Guidry; s luck has finally run out. A loyal street lieutenant to New Orleans; mob boss Carlos Marcello, Guidry has learned that everybody is expendable. But now it; s his turn—he...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

Number One Chinese Restaurant

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Number One Chinese Restaurant - 2018

by Lillian Li

Summary: Named a Summer Must-Read by TIME , Buzzfeed , The Wall Street Journal , Star Tribune , Fast Company , The Village Voice , Toronto Star , Fortune Magazine , InStyle , and O, The Oprah Magazine "A joy to read — I couldn; t get enough." — Buzzfeed "This novel practically thumps with heartache and sharp humor." — Chang-rae Lee, New York Times bestselling author of Native Speaker An exuberant and wise multigenerational debut novel about the complicated lives and loves of people...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Office Duties Box Set #1--Demon Paranormal Romance

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Office Duties Box Set #1--Demon Paranormal Romance - 2017

by Mac Flynn

Summary: The first four installments in the demon paranormal romance series Office Duties available here in one single package. Samantha Olsen aims higher on the corporate ladder when she takes on the job as one of the many assistants to the board. What she doesn; t know is the head of the board has his eyes on her for more than just a promotion.

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

Office Duties Box Set #2--Demon Paranormal Romance

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Office Duties Box Set #2--Demon Paranormal Romance - 2017

by Mac Flynn

Summary: The final four installments in the demon paranormal romance series Office Duties available here in one single package. Samantha Olsen aims higher on the corporate ladder when she takes on the job as one of the many assistants to the board. What she doesn; t know is the head of the board has his eyes on her for more than just a promotion.

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

Oh, Fudge!

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Oh, Fudge! - 2017

by Nancy Coco

Summary: Life is always sweet in Allie McMurphy; s delectable fudge shop. But murder can make things unpleasantly sticky . . . A DEADLY CONFECTION After Allie inherited her family; s McMurphy Hotel and Fudge Shop, cousin Tori moved off to California in a bitter huff, and the two haven; t spoken since. So to have her cousin reappear on Mackinac Island without warning is a big surprise—but not as surprising as finding her standing over a dead woman impaled with a garden spade in the Mackinac...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

An Old-Fashioned Thanksgiving

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An Old-Fashioned Thanksgiving - 2016

by Louisa May Alcott

Summary: A heartwarming, homey tale of the Basset family, who were "poor in money, but rich in love." Louisa May Alcott was an American novelist best known as author of the novel ; Little Women.; In the mid-1860s, Alcott wrote passionate, fiery novels and sensational stories. She also produced wholesome stories for children, and after their positive reception, she did not generally return to creating works for adults. Alcott continued to write until her death.

Genres: Classics • Literature & Fiction

On Another Note

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On Another Note - 2016

by Kathy J. Jacobson

Summary: "Jillian came within moments of leaving her home, employment and John. He had shown up at the last minute, handing her notes which convinced her to stay and to give love one more chance. Will she be disappointed yet again - or has she found the right person to fall in love with this time? And could the one true constant love in Jillian's life throughout the years be in jeopardy? John is no stranger to heartbreak, either. Is Jillian truly the right one for him, or will she tire of him like the...  read more »

Genres: Christian • Contemporary • Inspirational • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Romance

One in a Million

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One in a Million - 2018

by Lindsey Kelk

Summary: Annie Higgins has given up on love: shes too busy trying to get her tiny business off the ground. Infuriated by the advertising agency across the hall making fun of her job, Annie accepts their crazy challenge to make a random stranger Instagram-famous in just thirty days. And even when they choose Dr Samuel Page PhD, historian and hater of social media, as her target, Annie's determined to win the bet whether Sam likes it or not. But getting to know Sam means getting to know more about...  read more »

Genres: Contemporary • Family Life • Holidays • Humor • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Romantic Comedy • Urban

One Perfect Kiss

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One Perfect Kiss - 2018

by Jaci Burton

Summary: The New York Times bestselling author of Love Me Again returns to the town of Hope, Oklahoma where school is in session and love rules the playbook. Josie Barnes has always craved a sense of home. She; s found that in Hope, Oklahoma—she bought a house, has a new job as an English teacher at Hope High, she; s made wonderful friends, and she; s taking in stray animals that no one else wants. Now she; s flirting with fellow teacher and hot high school football coach Zach Powers. But he; s...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Oracle of Spirits Box Set--BBW Werewolf Shifter Romance

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Oracle of Spirits Box Set--BBW Werewolf Shifter Romance - 2017

by Mac Flynn

Summary: The entire Oracle of Spirits series in one complete package! Enid Runa is a normal secretary who has an uncanny knack for knowing when something is wrong. When something hauntingly terrifying goes wrong in her life, a mysterious gentleman in black offers his assistance. Little does she know she; s about to be led down the rabbit-hole of the paranormal and into a whole new mess of trouble.

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

Orphan Train Escape

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Orphan Train Escape - 2018

by Rachel Wesson

Summary: Bridget Collins is in dire straits -- she needs to get out of New York, fast. With two young siblings under her wing, her options are limited. Her priest sends her as an outplacement agent on the orphan trains that run from New York to out west. With almost forty orphans under her care, she's relieved fellow and more experienced outplacement agent Carl Watson, is there to guide her. But Carl is dealing with his own trauma and finds it difficult to handle the pain the orphans are dealing with....  read more »

Genres: Historical • Historical • Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Young Adult Fiction

The Other Miss Bridgerton

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The Other Miss Bridgerton - 2018

by Julia Quinn

Summary: She was in the wrong place... Fiercely independent and adventurous, 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... He found...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Humor • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Out of Time

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Out of Time - 2017

by Marilyn Campbell

Summary: "For anyone who loves romantic suspense and time travel . . . you; re in for a thrilling ride." ~Siren Book Reviews Convicted Murderer Transports From Electric Chair in 1965 to Suspense Author; s Hideaway in 2016, in Marilyn Campbell; s Paranormal Time-Travel Romance, OUT OF TIME — 1965 to 2016 — In 1965 Atlanta, Jack Templeton is strapped in the electric chair, about to be executed for murder when he spontaneously combusts. In 2016, Kelly Kirkwood is researching the supernatural twist...  read more »

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

Owned by the Billionaire

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Owned by the Billionaire - 2018

by J.l. Ryan

Summary: From Bestselling Romance Author, J.L. Ryan, comes this steamy billionaire romance bundle jam-packed with sexy billionaires, bad boys, sexy bosses, and hot alpha males! Frantic after getting fired, BBW Marisa Jamison is relieved when she; s offered the perfect job at a prestigious law firm. There, she meets charismatic billionaire, Jeffrey Bradley. There; s only one problem...he; s so sleazy that she wonders if the job is even worth it. Even so, she fantasizes about having mind-blowing sex with...  read more »

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

Pale Companion--Pale Series, Book 2

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Pale Companion--Pale Series, Book 2 - 2017

by Mac Flynn

Summary: Trixie; s relationship with her new boss heats up and cools down in a roller-coaster ride of sweet-nothings and weird happenings. More trouble comes back to haunt her as the ghost of Sheila; s boyfriends-past leads her to a rearranged apartment while her boss finds himself delegated to toddler by his own company. Will the pair of them get a moment alone? What mysteries surround the house? Will Trixie; s car survive the commuting?

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Pale Lover--Pale Series, Book 3

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Pale Lover--Pale Series, Book 3 - 2017

by Mac Flynn

Summary: Trixie; s feelings for her boss blossom and wilt as indecision crashes head-on into forces outside her control. The whole world has learned of her affair with John, and now they want to know everything even if that means reading lies in the worst gossip magazines. The pair have to use their wits and the Deus Ex Machina powers of Cecil to get themselves out of this mess so they can live happily ever after, or at least in peace.

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Pale Series Box Set--Contemporary Romance

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Pale Series Box Set--Contemporary Romance - 2017

by Mac Flynn

Summary: The entire PALE series in one complete package! Trixie is a wise-cracking waitress trying to work her way through college when a late-night storm blows in a stranger. He; s not like the usual customers with his pale skin and dark clothes. Her kindness to him is rewarded with an invitation to his house in the country, and she finds herself in a sticky relationship when he returns her kindness with more than just a thank-you. A three-part series featuring love, lies, and laughter.

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Romance

Paradise Valley

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Paradise Valley - 2013

by Rosanne Bittner

Summary: When Sage Lightfoot encounters Maggie Tucker beside an open grave, they embark on a life-changing journey, but a secret Maggie carries and a woman from Sage's past could destroy their fragile love.

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Western

The Paris Seamstress

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The Paris Seamstress - 2018

by Natasha Lester

Summary: For readers of Lilac Girls and The Nightingale comes an internationally bestselling World War II novel that spans generations, crosses oceans, and proves just how much two young women are willing to sacrifice for love and family. 1940: As the Germans advance upon Paris, young seamstress Estella Bissette is forced to flee everything she; s ever known. She; s bound for New York City with her signature gold dress, a few francs, and a dream: to make her mark on the world of fashion. Present day:...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Romance

Past Tense

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Past Tense - 2018

by Lee Child

Summary: #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Family secrets come back to haunt Jack Reacher in this electrifying thriller from "a superb craftsman of suspense" ( Entertainment Weekly ). Jack Reacher hits the pavement and sticks out his thumb. He plans to follow the sun on an epic trip across America, from Maine to California. He doesn; t get far. On a country road deep in the New England woods, he sees a sign to a place he has never been: the town where his father was born. He thinks, What; s one extra...  read more »

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

The Persian Pickle Club

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The Persian Pickle Club - 2007

by Sandra Dallas

Summary: It is the 1930s, and hard times have hit Harveyville, Kansas, where the crops are burning up, and there; s not a job to be found. For Queenie Bean, a young farm wife, a highlight of each week is the gathering of the Persian Pickle Club, a group of local ladies dedicated to improving their minds, exchanging gossip, and putting their quilting skills to good use. When a new member of the club stirs up a dark secret, the women must band together to support and protect one another. In her magical, memorable novel, Sandra Dallas explores the ties that unite women through good times and bad.

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

The Persian Pickle Club

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The Persian Pickle Club - 2014

by Sandra Dallas

Summary: It is the 1930s, and hard times have hit Harveyville, Kansas, where the crops are burning up, and there; s not a job to be found. For Queenie Bean, a young farm wife, a highlight of each week is the gathering of the Persian Pickle Club, a group of local ladies dedicated to improving their minds, exchanging gossip, and putting their quilting skills to good use. When a new member of the club stirs up a dark secret, the women must band together to support and protect one another. In her magical, memorable novel, Sandra Dallas explores the ties that unite women through good times and bad.

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction

Phantom Pain--Alpha Mated, Book 4

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Phantom Pain--Alpha Mated, Book 4 - 2017

by Mac Flynn

Summary: A new dark shadow envelops Dakota Combes; s strange world as personal collides with paranormal once again. Her friend at the office develops an illness with symptoms of fatigue and undeath. Her mate leads her to someone who might know, a doctor with more up his sleeve than a stethoscope. Together the group of strange friends must go against a phantom that intends to rejoin the living, even if the effort costs their lives.

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

Phantom Touch #2--Ghost Paranormal Romance

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Phantom Touch #2--Ghost Paranormal Romance - 2017

by Mac Flynn

Summary: Having escaped from the graveyard with scarring memories, Jess stumbles back to her campus apartment and finds that another unsettling surprise has followed her from the grave. She must struggle to understand what; s happening to her or risk believing herself mad.

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

Phantom Touch #3--Ghost Paranormal Romance

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Phantom Touch #3--Ghost Paranormal Romance - 2017

by Mac Flynn

Summary: The tale of the phantom deepens when Jess finds herself back at her friend; s lonely ranch house. There she learns more about the ghost that haunts her, and maybe finds his true intentions toward her.

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

The Pint of No Return: A Mystery

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The Pint of No Return: A Mystery - 2018

by Ellie Alexander

Summary: "Amateur sleuth Sloan Krause returns in The Pint of No Return, another delightful cozy by Ellie Alexander--this time investigating a movie star who's murdered not long after arriving in Leavenworth, WA to film his latest project. No other festival compares to Oktoberfest in Leavenworth, Washington. The whole town is buzzing with excitement over this year's activities and eagerly awaiting Nitro's latest offering Cherrywizen, made with locally sourced cherries. But local brewmaster Sloan Krause...  read more »

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

A Pocketful of Crows

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A Pocketful of Crows - 2017

by Joanne M Harris

Summary: I am as brown as brown can be/And my eyes as black as sloe/I am as brisk as brisk can be/And wild as forest doe. (The Child Ballads, 295) So begins a beautiful tale of love, loss and revenge. Following the seasons, A Pocketful of Crows balances youth and age, wisdom and passion and draws on nature and folklore to weave a stunning modern mythology around a nameless wild girl.Only love could draw her into the world of named, tamed things. And it seems only revenge will be powerful enough to let her escape.

Genres: Action & Adventure • Action & Adventure • Fairy Tales, Legends & Mythology • Fantasy • Holidays • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Prague Spring

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Prague Spring - 2018

by Simon Mawer

Summary: New York Times bestselling author of The Glass Room Simon Mawer returns to Czechoslovakia, this time during the turbulent 1960s, with a suspenseful story that mixes sex, politics, and betrayal. In the summer of 1968—a year of love and hate, of Prague Spring and Cold War winter—Oxford students James Borthwick and Eleanor Pike set out to hitchhike across Europe, complicating a budding friendship that could be something more. Having reached southern Germany, they decide on a whim to...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

Prom Date

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Prom Date - 2012

by Diane Hoh

Summary: As prom approaches, a killer targets the most popular girls in school Margaret Dunne; s afternoon job at her mother; s dress shop is usually tranquil, but in the weeks leading up to prom, her work is nonstop. She wouldn; t mind helping the popular girls try on dresses if she had a date too, but boys hardly look at Margaret. After a particularly grueling day taking abuse from three popular girls, Margaret finds a strange package in the alley behind the shop. Inside are the three girls;...  read more »

Genres: Horror • Literature & Fiction

Pulse

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Pulse - 2018

by Michael Harvey

Summary: "Boston, 1976. Daniel Fitzsimmons is just sixteen years old and totally on his own--his parents are long dead, and his beloved brother, Harry, is off at Harvard, the star of the football team. When Harry is murdered, Daniel wrestles not only with inconsolable grief but with strange new powers he never knew he possessed. Powers he's not sure he can control. Detectives William Barkley 'Bark' Jones and Tommy Dillon are assigned to Harry's case. The veteran partners thought they'd seen it all, but...  read more »

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

The Rabbit Hunter

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The Rabbit Hunter - 2018

by Lars Kepler (author)

Summary: "A stranger wearing a mask stands in the shadow of a garden. He's watching his first victim through the window. He will kill him slowly, make it last play him a nursery rhyme make him pay. There's only one person the police can turn to ex-Detective Joona Linna but he's serving time in a high-security prison. So they offer him a chance to secure his freedom: help Superintendent Saga Bauer track down the vicious killer known as the Rabbit Hunter, before he strikes again.. Soon another three...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Raylan Givens 3 Book Collection

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Raylan Givens 3 Book Collection - 2012

by Elmore Leonard

Summary: New York Times bestselling author Elmore Leonard; s U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens is the mesmerizing hero of numerous books and the hit FX series Justified . Now the first three Raylan books— Pronto , Riding the Rap , and Fire in the Hole —are together in one ebook, along with an excerpt from Raylan , the brand new novel in the series.

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

The Real Thing

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The Real Thing - 2014

by Cassie Mae

Summary: In this electrifying novel from Cassie Mae, two close friends surprise themselves by shifting from platonic love to sexual attraction. Eric Matua has one friend—his best friend and childhood sweetheart, who needs a place to stay for the summer. Mia Johnson has thousands of friends—who live in her computer. Along with her email chats and Facebook notifications, Mia also devours romance novels, spending countless hours with fictional characters, dreaming of her own Romeo to sweep her...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Romance

A Reason to Die

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A Reason to Die - 2018

by William W. Johnstone

Summary: When his dying grandfather gives him clues to a buried fortune in gold, Perley Gates goes up against ruthless lowlifes, kill-crazy prairie rats, gunfighters, outlaws, and Indians in order to claim the treasure.

Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

The Reckoning

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The Reckoning - 2018

by John Grisham

Summary: #1 bestselling author John Grisham; s The Reckoning is his most powerful, surprising, and suspenseful thriller yet. "A murder mystery, a courtroom drama, a family saga... The Reckoning is Grisham; s argument that he; s not just a boilerplate thriller writer . Most jurors will think the counselor has made his case." — USA Today October 1946, Clanton, Mississippi Pete Banning was Clanton, Mississippi; s favorite son—a decorated World War II hero, the patriarch of a prominent family, a...  read more »

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

The Reckoning

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The Reckoning - 2018

by John Grisham

Summary: Pete Banning was Clanton's favorite son, a returning war hero, the patriarch of a prominent family, a farmer, father, neighbor, and a faithful member of the Methodist church. Then one cool October morning in 1946. he rose early, drove into town, walked into the church, and calmly shot and killed the Reverend Dexter Bell. As if the murder wasn't shocking enough, it was even more baffling that Pete's only statement about it - to the sheriff, to his defense attorney, to the judge, to his family...  read more »

Genres: Crime • Historical • Legal • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Romance • Suspense • Thrillers

Redemption Bay

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Redemption Bay - 2015

by RaeAnne Thayne

Summary: McKenzie Shaw would do anything for her hometown of Haven Point. It may be small, but it's never let her down ... unlike gorgeous, infuriating Ben Kilpatrick. He was her childhood hero until he closed his family's factory, leaving the town's economy in shambles. Now his tech firm is considering opening a local facility. For Haven Point's sake, McKenzie has to grit her teeth and play nice. What could a town filled with painful memories ever offer Ben? Yet seeing the town through the eyes of...  read more »

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

Reel of Fortune

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Reel of Fortune - 2018

by Jana Deleon

Summary: Nothing says Welcome Home like a murder. It; s official. Fortune Redding is out of the CIA and a newly minted resident of Sinful, Louisiana. She never expected her homecoming to be all apple pie and hugs, but a murder wasn; t on her list of things to deal with before she; d even gotten her name stenciled on her mailbox. Boone Carre—Hooch, to the locals—was a drunk and a louse and had shafted pretty much everyone he; d ever done business with. So when someone kills him, there is no...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

Reilly; s Luck

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Reilly; s Luck - 2004

by Louis L; amour

Summary: Val Darrant was just four years old the snowy night his mother abandoned him. But instead of meeting a lonely death, he met Will Reilly—a gentleman, a gambler, and a worldly, self-taught scholar. For ten years they each were all the family the other had, traveling from dusty American boomtowns to the cities of Europe—until the day Reilly; s luck ran out in a roar of gunfire. But it wasn; t a gambling brawl or a pack of thieves that sealed Will; s fate. It was a far more complex...  read more »

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Thrillers • Westerns

Residue: A Kevin Kerney Novel

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Residue: A Kevin Kerney Novel - 2018

by Michael McGarrity

Summary: "Retired police chief Kevin Kerney returns--this time as the prime suspect in a brutal cold-case murder. A long-unsolved mystery gets a grim new break when the bones of Kim Ward are unearthed in Las Cruces, New Mexico, forty-five years after her disappearance. Suspicion swiftly falls on her old college boyfriend: none other than retired police chief Kevin Kerney. The chief's hopes of clearing his name look bleak in the face of damning evidence compiled against him by State Police Lieutenant...  read more »

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

Rise of the Mystics

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Rise of the Mystics - 2018

by Ted Dekker

Summary: Some say the great mystery of how one can live in two worlds at once died with Thomas Hunter many years ago. Still others that the gateway to that greater reality was and is only the stuff of dreams. They are all wrong. Rachelle Matthews, who grew up in the small town of Eden, Utah, discovered just how wrong when she dreamed and awoke in another world. There she learned that she was the 49th Mystic, the prophesied one, tasked with finding five ancient seals before powerful enemies destroy her....  read more »

Genres: Christian • Fantasy • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Mystery & Suspense • Science Fiction • Science Fiction & Fantasy • Thrillers

Riverbend Road: A Second-Chance Romance novel

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Riverbend Road: A Second-Chance Romance novel - 2016

by RaeAnne Thayne

Summary: "Protecting the streets of Haven Point isn't just a job for police officer Wyn Bailey, it's a family tradition. But lately she's found herself wanting more, especially from her boss--and overprotective brother's best friend--sexy chief of police Cade Emmett." --

Genres: Contemporary • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Rome Affair

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The Rome Affair - 2017

by Karen Swan

Summary: "1974 and Elena Damiani lives a gilded life. Born to wealth and a noted beauty, no door is closed to her, no man can resist her. At 26, she is already onto her third husband when she meets her love match. But he is the one man she can never have, and all the beauty and money in the world can't change it. 2017 and Francesca Hackett is living la dolce vita in Rome, leading tourist groups around the Eternal City and forgetting the ghosts she left behind in London. When she finds a stolen designer...  read more »

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

The Roswell Conspiracy: Tyler Locke 3

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The Roswell Conspiracy: Tyler Locke 3 - 2012

by Boyd Morrison

Summary: "1947. Ten-year-old Fay Allen of Roswell, New Mexico, witnesses the fiery crash of an extraordinary craft unlike anything she's ever seen. 2012. More than sixty years later, army engineer Tyler Locke rescues Fay from a pair of assassins. She says they were after a piece of wreckage she has obtained from the Roswell crash - and she claims to know secrets about that incident that have never previously been revealed. Tyler is initially skeptical but after he is kidnapped by a mysterious band of...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Thrillers

Run Before the Wind

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Run Before the Wind - 1983

by Stuart Woods

Summary: A breathtaking novel of suspense and high-adventure by New York Times bestselling author Stuart Woods. Will Lee ran from a life of Southern wealth and privilege to spend a peaceful summer on the coast of Ireland. But there is no peace in this beautiful, troubled land.Restless and dissatisfied, Will dreams of shipbuilding and sailing on crystal-blue waters. But an explosion of senseless violence is dragging the young American drifter into a lethal game of terror and revenge. For the fires of...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Thrillers

Scarlet Rain--The Escaped--Book Two

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Scarlet Rain--The Escaped--Book Two - 2016

by Kristin Cast

Summary: The co-author of the New York Times bestselling House of Night series returns with the mesmerizing second book in The Escaped series. In Amber Smoke , Kristin Cast introduced her legions of readers to Alek and Eva. Alek, immortal son of the Furies, has been charged to save his home and recapture the souls of the damned, evil creatures who escaped Tartarus into the Mortal Realm. He can; t, however, do it alone... Eva has discovered that she has been both blessed and cursed with powers beyond her...  read more »

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

The Scribe

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The Scribe - 2013

by Elizabeth Hunter

Summary: Hidden at the crossroads of the world, an ancient race battles to protect humanity, even as it dies from within.Ava Matheson is a photojournalist who; s never found a home. She; s traveled the world looking for answers, tormented by voices that threaten her sanity, but even in the ancient city of the Istanbul, answers remain elusive.A chance meeting in the Spice Market puts Malachi on her tail. He; s reckless—resigned to his fate—but something about Ava catches his interest. While unseen...  read more »

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

Sea of Greed

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Sea of Greed - 2018

by Clive Cussler

Summary: "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 find out what's gone wrong. The trail leads them to a brilliant billionaire in the alternative energy field. Her goal is the end of the oil age; her company has spent billions developing the worlds' most advanced fuel-cell systems. But is she an environmental hero...or a rogue genetic engineer?" --

Genres: Action & Adventure • Action & Adventure • Crime • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective • Romance • Suspense • Thrillers

Searchlight--By My Light, Book 4

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Searchlight--By My Light, Book 4 - 2018

by Mac Flynn

Summary: Darkness beneath light. Hidden romance beneath a stern exterior. And a young werewolf stuck in the middle. Gwen Rogers finds her days mundane or terrifyingly dangerous. One of those mundane days turns into the other when she; s assigned to cross the pond atop Indigo Towers. The only catch is she doesn; t know how to swim. A failed attempt leads to the discovery of another mythical creature that resides in the dark depths, and to another fur-raising adventure as she battles the elements and her own growing feelings for her captor.

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

Seasick Love--Alpha Mated, Book 5

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Seasick Love--Alpha Mated, Book 5 - 2017

by Mac Flynn

Summary: The paranormal lingers in Dakota Combes; s life like an unwanted house guest. The unnatural side of life intrudes itself on a pre-honeymoon honeymoon aboard a bay-going cruise ship. Dakota finds herself the unwanted recipient of a dangerous curse that threatens to give more than a pox upon her house. Now David and she, and some unexpected help, must find a way to sort out this mess before the body count on the ship goes up by one.

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

A Season of Grace

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A Season of Grace - 2018

by Lauraine Snelling

Summary: "In 1906 Minnesota, Nilda Carlson's life now resembles the images that filled her dreams in Norway. But when she spots the man from her terrifying past in town, her new life and hope for love could come crashing down around her. Did danger follow her across the Atlantic?" --

Genres: Christian • Family Life • Historical • Historical • Historical • Historical • Inspirational • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Romance • Young Adult Fiction

Season of Wonder

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Season of Wonder - 2018

by RaeAnne Thayne

Summary: 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 enrolled in vet school. When the retiring Haven Point veterinarian offers her a chance to settle in the small Idaho town and take over his practice, she jumps at it.

Genres: Clean & Wholesome • Contemporary • Family Life • Holidays • Literature & Fiction • Romance

A Season to Celebrate

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A Season to Celebrate - 2018

by Fern Michaels

Summary: A Christmas homecoming: Former Air Force Pararescueman Kevin Matthews is back home in Texas, working at his family's Christmas tree farm while deciding his next move. Or maybe he won't move at all, if sparks keep flying with the town's new surgeon, Kate Stafford . . .

Genres: Anthologies • Contemporary • Holidays • Literature & Fiction • Romance • Short Stories

Second Sight

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Second Sight - 2007

by Amanda Quick

Summary: New York Times bestselling author Amanda Quick invites you to experience a thrilling adventure filled with the lure of ancient secrets and the simmering passions of the Victorian age in the first Arcane Society novel. Venetia Milton; s memories of a romantic night with Gabriel Jones—an alchemist; s descendant—are shattered soon thereafter by news of his death. Adopting the guise of his respectable widow, she embarks on a new career as a fashionable photographer in London, where her...  read more »

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

The Secret Lives of Baba Segi; s Wives

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The Secret Lives of Baba Segi; s Wives - 2010

by Lola Shoneyin

Summary: African-born poet Lola Shoneyin makes her fiction debut with The Secret Lives of Babi Segi; s Wives, a perceptive, entertaining, and eye-opening novel of polygamy in modern-day Nigeria. The struggles, rivalries, intricate family politics, and the interplay of personalities and relationships within the complex private world of a polygamous union come to life in The Secret Lives of Baba Segi; s Wives—Big Love and The 19th Wife set against a contemporary African background.

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Secret Society Girl

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Secret Society Girl - 2006

by Diana Peterfreund

Summary: Fans of Beautiful Disaster will devour Diana Peterfreund; s Ivy League novels-- Secret Society Girl, Under the Rose, Rites of Spring (Break), and Tap & Gown . At an elite university, Amy Haskel has been initiated into the country; s most notorious secret society. But in this power-hungry world where new blood is at the mercy of old money, hooking up with the wrong people could be fatal. Eli University junior Amy Haskel never expected to be tapped into Rose & Grave. She isn; t rich,...  read more »

Genres: Humor • Literature & Fiction • Romance

September

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September - 2013

by Rosamunde Pilcher

Summary: A place you will never forget Rosemunde Pilcher; s Scotland...where the fields flourish with greenery, the bills bloom with purple, and the lochs glitter with the bright blue of the sky. A time you will never forget September...when the heather is in full flower, the first chill of autumn cools the air, and the countryside stirs with the hunt b alls, dinner parties, and dance. A novel you will never forget Rosamunde Pilcher; s September ...a story of homecomings and heartbreaks, friendships,...  read more »

Genre: Literature & Fiction

Serenity Harbor: A Heartwarming Small Town Romance

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Serenity Harbor: A Heartwarming Small Town Romance - 2017

by RaeAnne Thayne

Summary: "Computer-tech millionaire Bowie Callahan is about the last person that schoolteacher Katrina Bailey wants to work for. As far as she can see, he's arrogant, entitled, and not up to the task of caring for his young half-brother Milo. But Kat is, especially if it brings her closer to her goal of adopting an orphaned little girl. And as her kindness and patience work wonders with Milo, she realizes there's more to sexy, wary Bo than she'd ever realized." --

Genres: Contemporary • Literature & Fiction • Romance

The Shadows We Hide

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The Shadows We Hide - 2018

by Allen Eskens

Summary: Cub reporter Joe Talbert, Jr. investigates the murder of a man with the same name as him in a small town in Minnesota and discovers the deceased was a loathsome lowlife who may be his father.

Genres: Historical • Literature & Fiction • Mystery & Detective

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