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    • Sanctuary Cove
      Sanctuary Cove
      Rochelle Alers.
      Still reeling from her husband's untimely death, Deborah Robinson needs a fresh start. So she decides to pack up her family, box up her bookstore, and return to her grandmother's ancestral home on Cavanaugh Island. The charming town of Sanctuary Cove holds happy memories for Deborah. And, after she spies a gorgeous stranger in the local bakery, it promises the possibility for a bright, new future. Dr. Asa Monroe is at a crossroads. Ever since the loss of his family, he has been on a quest for faith and meaning, traveling from one town to another. When he meets Deborah, the beautiful bookstore owner with the warm eyes and sunny smile, Asa believes he has finally found a reason to stay in one place. As friendship blossoms into romance, Deborah and Asa discover they may have a second chance at love. But small towns have big secrets. Before they can begin their new life together, the couple must confront a challenge they never expected.--From back cover.
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    • Return to me
      Return to me
      Lynn Austin.
      "After years in exile, Iddo and his grandson Zechariah follow God's leading home to Jerusalem, where they struggle to rebuild their lives and God's temple--bringing to life the biblical books of Ezra and Nehemiah"-- Provided by publisher.
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    • Dark lies the island
      Dark lies the island
      Kevin Barry.
      This is a collection of stories about love and cruelty, crimes, desperation, and hope from the man Irvine Welsh has described as "the most arresting and original writer to emerge from these islands in years."
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    • Before the dawn
      Before the dawn
      Kathleen Bauer.
      Charlotte's world is turned upside-down by the death of her daughter, Denise, whose three children are now coming to live on Heather Creek Farm with her.
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    • The incurables : stories
      The incurables : stories
      Mark Brazaitis.
      In his latest collection of literary fiction, Mark Brazaitis evokes with sympathy, insight, and humor the lives of characters in a small Ohio town. The ten short stories of The incurables describes the mental landscape of people facing conditions they believe are insolvable, from the oppressive horrors of mental illness to the beguiling and baffling complexities of romantic and familial love.
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    • Thunder in the morning calm
      Thunder in the morning calm
      Don Brown.
      "Lieutenant Commander 'Gunner' McCormick is assigned as an intelligence officer to Carrier Strike Force 10, being deployed to the Yellow Sea at the invitation of South Korea for joint exercises with the US Navy. During his pre-deployment briefing, he discovers a TOP-SECRET MEMO revealing rumors that the North Koreans may still be holding a handful of elderly Americans from the Korean War in secret prison camps. As it happens, Gunner's grandfather, who was a young marine officer in the Korean War, disappeared at Chosin Reservoir over 60 years ago and is still listed as MIA in North Korea. Sworn to silence about what he has read, the top-secret memo eats at him. Gunner decides to spend all his inheritance and break every military regulation in the book to finance his own three-man commando squad on a suicide mission north of the DMZ to search for clues about the fate of his grandfather. Risking his career, his fortune, and his life, Gunner will get his answers, or he will die trying. Don Brown is building a loyal fan base by writing what he knows best: thrillers with heart. A former Navy JAG officer and action officer in the Pentagon, Brown pens action-packed plots and finely-drawn characters that are credible and compelling. Thunder in the Morning Calm is a novel of bravery, duty, and family love that will keep readers of all ages reading straight through to the last page"-- Provided by publisher.
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    • Perilous shield
      Perilous shield
      Jack Campbell.
      In a world where former rulers have become new foes, an alien threat to humanity may turn old adversaries into uncertain allies. General Artur Drakon and President Gwen Iceni form an alliance that places the Midway flotilla at great risk in hopes of greater reward: recruiting the personnel necessary to man warships against the enigmas.
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    • The gold digger's club
      The gold digger's club
      Jaye Cherie.
      The Golddigger's Club follows three friends- Monica Hatcher, the wife of a popular NFL player; Deidre (Dee) Wright, the outspoken stylist; and Stephanie Robinson, the unmotivated video girl. They want success, money, and status, and they get it the best way they know how: through the men in their lives. In the beginning, all their sneaking, lying, and manipulating pays off: Monica, who wants her own public relations firm, secures her first client; Dee finds funding to start her own fashion magazine; and Stephanie sinks her claws into the man of her dreams- a suave R&B singer. But after dirty lies and old secrets come to light, the women's newfound happiness comes close to falling apart.--From back cover.
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    • Sweet Olive
      Sweet Olive
      Judy Christie.
      "Camille Gardner is trapped in the middle when a unique Southern town collides with the 'outside world' and big oil. A talented negotiator, Camille Gardner agrees to take on one last field assignment for her uncle before she settles down to pursue her real passion---working at an art gallery. But she'd rather be anywhere than Samford, Louisiana, the small southern town where she once spent the worst weeks of her life"--Cover p. [4].
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    • My man's best friend : a novel
    • Copperhead
      Copperhead
      Tina Connolly.
      "Copperhead is the sequel to Tina Connolly's stunning historical fantasy debut.Helen Huntingdon is beautiful--so beautiful she has to wear an iron mask. Six months ago her sister Jane uncovered a fey plot to take over the city. Too late for Helen, who opted for fey beauty in her face--and now has to cover her face with iron so she won't be taken over, her personality erased by the bodiless fey. Not that Helen would mind that some days. Stuck in a marriage with the wealthy and controlling Alistair, she lives at the edges of her life, secretly helping Jane remove the dangerous fey beauty from the wealthy society women who paid for it. But when the chancy procedure turns deadly, Jane goes missing--and is implicated in a murder. Meanwhile, Alistair's influential clique Copperhead--whose emblem is the poisonous copperhead hydra--is out to restore humans to their "rightful" place, even to the point of destroying the dwarvven who have always been allies. Helen is determined to find her missing sister, as well as continue the good fight against the fey. But when that pits her against her own husband--and when she meets an enigmatic young revolutionary--she's pushed to discover how far she'll bend society's rules to do what's right. It may be more than her beauty at stake. It may be her honor...and her heart"-- Provided by publisher.
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    • A bride for Noah
      A bride for Noah
      Lori Copeland, Virginia Smith.
      Penniless and desperate for an adventure, Evie Lawrence moves to the Oregon Territory in 1851, intending to build a restaurant in one of the new settlements there. At his logging camp outside Seattle, Noah Hughes feels the last thing the camp needs is a woman! Are they ready to look beyond their expectations, and embrace the best God has for them?
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    • Clam wake : a bed-and-breakfast mystery
      Clam wake : a bed-and-breakfast mystery
      Mary Daheim.
      "Innkeeper and irrepressible sleuth Judith McMonigle Flynn and cousin Renie face off against a cold-blooded killer in a beach community in this delightfully charming Bed-and-Breakfast mystery from USA Today and New York Times bestselling author Mary Daheim.With the holidays gone and Hillside Manor almost empty, Innkeeper Judith McMonigle Flynn has a bad case of the blues. A housesitting stint at her aunt and uncle's retirement home on Whoopee Island with cousin Renie seems like the ideal pick-me-up. Surrounded by retirees in the off-season sounds peaceful and pleasant--or so the duo thinks. But it isn't long before a dead body pops up in their vicinity. Not surprising in an area full of older folks--until they learn it wasn't a bad ticker that did in the victim, but a very sharp knife. With clouds of suspicion hovering over her and Renie, Judith reluctantly begins sleuthing--if only to prove they didn't commit the crime.But what she finds is puzzling. The victim reputedly didn't have an enemy in the world--except for the killer. Digging for clams and answers, the cousins discover that retirement can be deadly--at least among the eclectic, eccentric residents of Obsession Shores"-- Provided by publisher.
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    • A sea of troubles
    • Mink river : a novel
      Mink river : a novel
      Brian Doyle.
      " ... Brings a town to life through the jumbled lives and braided stories of its people"--Publisher description.
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    • New year island
      New year island
      Paul Draker.
      Ten strangers are recruited to join a new edgy reality show and are marooned on an abandoned island overrun by wildlife. After one of them dies in an accident, the other nine learn they were past survivors, and each one holds a hidden secret. As each of the strangers are picked off one by one, the remaining survivors must learn why they were chosen to be on the island before there is no one left.
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    • Half-blood blues : a novel
      Half-blood blues : a novel
      Esi Edugyan.
      "Berlin, 1939. The Hot-Time Swingers, a popular German American jazz band, have been forbidden to play live because the Nazis have banned their 'degenerate music.' After escaping to Paris, where they meet Louis Armstrong, the band's brilliant young trumpet-player, Hieronymus Falk, is arrested in a cafe by the Gestapo. It is June 1940. He is never heard from again. He is twenty years old, a German citizen. And he is black. Berlin, 1992. Falk, now a jazz legend, is the subject of a celebratory documentary. Two of the original Hot-Time Swingers American band members, Sid Griffiths and Chip Jones, are invited to attend the film's premier in Berlin. As they return to the landscape of their past friendships, rivalries, loves and betrayals, Sid, the only witness to Falk's disappearance who has always refused to speak about what happened, is forced to break his silence. Sid recreates the lost world of Berlin's pre-war smoky bars, and the salons of Paris, telling his vibrant and suspenseful story in German American slang. Half-Blood Blues is a novel about music and race, love and loyalty, and marks the arrival of an extraordinarily 'gifted storyteller' (The Toronto Star)"-- Provided by publisher.
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    • Summer promise : Amish seasons : Book 1
    • A breath of snow and ashes
      A breath of snow and ashes
      Diana Gabaldon.
      In 1772, Jamie Fraser is asked by the governor to help protect the colonies for King and Crown, but thanks to his time-traveling, twentieth-century wife, Claire, Jamie is aware of the ultimate result of the American Revolution.
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    • All Russians love birch trees
      All Russians love birch trees
      Olga Grjasnowa
      When her boyfriend, Elias, dies from a serious soccer injury, Masha, a young immigrant living in Germany who is studying to become an interpreter, must finally confront a past that has haunted her for years.
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    • Carnival for the dead
      Carnival for the dead
      David Hewson.
      Teresa Lupo always envied her Aunt Sofia, whose adventurous life is in stark contrast to Teresa's by-the-book career as a police pathologist. But when Sofia vanishes in Venice on the eve of Carnival, thoughtful, methodical Teresa is the only person with a prayer of tracking her down. The only clues to Sofia's whereabouts are a mysterious letter, a bouquet of flowers, and a series of short stories by an unknown author, stories in which Sofia and Teresa inexplicably appear. The bizarre narratives form a complex puzzle that Teresa can solve only by immersing herself in the art and history of Venice and the fantastic spectacle of Carnival. But the deeper she ventures into the shadowy world behind the masks, the more Teresa comes to realize that in this enchanted, Byzantine city, nothing is what it seem.--From back cover.
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    • The killing
      The killing
      David Hewson
      "Sarah Lund is looking forward to her last day as a detective with the Copenhagen police department before moving to Sweden. But everything changes when nineteen-year-old student, Nanna Birk Larsen, is found raped and brutally murdered in the woods outside the city. Lund's plans to relocate are put on hold as she leads the investigation along with fellow detective Jan Meyer. While Nanna's family struggles to cope with their loss, local politician, Troels Hartmann, is in the middle of an election campaign to become the new mayor of Copenhagen. When links between City Hall and the murder suddenly come to light , the case takes an entirely different turn. Over the course of twenty days, suspect upon suspect emerges as violence and political intrigue cast their shadows over the hunt for the killer" -- from publisher's web site.
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    • The line : a Witching Savannah novel
      The line : a Witching Savannah novel
      J.D. Horn.
      To the uninitiated, Savannah shows only her bright face and genteel manner. Those who know her well, though, can see beyond her colonial trappings and small-city charm to a world where witchcraft is respected, Hoodoo is feared, and spirits linger. Mercy Taylor is all too familiar with the supernatural side of Savannah, being a member of the most powerful family of witches in the South. Despite being powerless herself, of course. Having grown up without magic of her own, in the shadow of her talented and charismatic twin sister, Mercy has always thought herself content. But when a series of mishaps--culminating in the death of the Taylor matriarch--leaves a vacuum in the mystical underpinnings of Savannah, she finds herself thrust into a mystery that could shake her family apart...and unleash a darkness the line of Taylor witches has been keeping at bay for generations.
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    • Strange bird
      Strange bird
      Anna Jansson
      As the bird flu pandemic reaches Gotland Island, panic spreads among the inhabitants who are frantic for an elusive cure. In the desperation that rises, the hunt for scapegoats begins, and extremist and anti-immigrant groups gain ground. Meanwhile, nurse Sandra Hagg makes a gruesome discovery at the health clinic where she works--a discovery that will cost her life. Soon Detective Inspector Maria Wern is assigned to solve the murder. Strange Bird, the first novel in the Maria Wern series in English, showcases Anna Jansson's mastery of both hair-raising crimes and the inner lives of her beloved characters.
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    • Silver sparrow : a novel
    • The gospel of Z
      The gospel of Z
      Stephan Graham Jones.
      "In the ten years since zombies killed the world, Jory Gray has found exactly one person who matters. Her name is Linse. But when he wakes to find her gone, to join the church, his world falls apart all over again. Jory's suicide mission to save her will lead him deep into the restricted zone, into the bowels of the military, the underbelly of the church, and, worse, it will give him a glimpse into a past that's supposed to be ten years dead, a past still contained in a document that never should have existed: The Gospel of Z"--P. [4] of cover.
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    • Dying is My Business
      Dying is My Business
      Nicholas Kaufmann.
      Given his line of work in the employ of a psychotic Brooklyn crime boss, Trent finds himself on the wrong end of too many bullets. Yet each time he's killed, he wakes a few minutes later completely healed of his wounds but with no memory of his past identity. What's worse, each time he cheats death someone else dies in his place.
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    • Murder 101 : a Decker/Lazarus novel
      Murder 101 : a Decker/Lazarus novel
      Faye Kellerman.
      While working for the Greenbury Police Department in upstate New York, Peter Decker must draw from his years of experience as a homicide cop when a break-in at the local cemetery leads him into a world of art forgery and murder that is linked to cold case crimes, international intrigue and ruthless people who kill for sport.
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    • Moonrise : a novel
      Moonrise : a novel
      Cassandra King.
      When Helen falls in love with Emmet, a charismatic television journalist, their sudden marriage creates a rift between her new husband and his oldest friends. When they join the group for a summer at Moonrise, his late wife's family home in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, Helen soon falls under the spell of the Victorian mansion, named for its unique but now sadly neglected nocturnal gardens. Someone is determined to drive her away, and when Helen stumbles on the secret behind her predecessor's death, she must decide if she can ever trust-- or love-- again.
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    • Played
      Played
      by Lisa Lennox.

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    • The spook lights affair
      The spook lights affair
      Marcia Muller, Bill Pronzini.
      "In 1895 San Francisco young debutantes don't commit suicide at festive parties, particularly not under the eye of Sabina Carpenter. But Virginia St. Ives evidently did, leaping from a foggy parapet in a shimmer of ghostly light. The seemingly impossible disappearance of her body creates an even more serious problem for the firm of Carpenter and Quincannon, Professional Detective Services.Sabina hadn't wanted to take the assignment, but her partner John Quincannon insisted it would serve as entree to the city's ultra rich and powerful. That means money, and Quincannon loves the almighty dollar. Which is why he is hunting the bandit who robbed the Wells, Fargo office of $35,000. Working their separate cases (while Sabina holds John off with one light hand), the detectives give readers a tour of The City the way it was. From the infamous Barbary Coast to the expensive Tenderloin gaming houses and brothels frequented by wealthy men, Quincannon follows a danger-laden trail to unmask the murderous perpetrators of the Wells, Fargo robbery. Meanwhile, Sabina works her wiles on friends and relatives of the vanished debutante until the pieces of her puzzle start falling into place. But it's an oddly disguised gent appearing out of nowhere who provides the final clue to both cases--the shrewd 'crackbrain' who believes himself to be Sherlock Holmes. Fans of Marcia's Muller's bestselling Sharon McCone novels and Bill Pronzini's Nameless Detective series will applaud The Spook Lights Affair and future exploits from the annals of Carpenter and Quincannon, Professional Detective Services"-- Provided by publisher.
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    • Mundo Cruel : stories
      Mundo Cruel : stories
      Luis Negron
      Nine short stories that reveal the intimate world of a small community in Puerto Rico joined together by its transgressive sexuality. The stories explore the sometimes hilarious and sometimes heartbreaking nature of survival in a decidedly cruel world.
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    • Everything I never told you
      Everything I never told you
      Celeste Ng.
      "Lydia is dead. But they don't know this yet. So begins the story of this exquisite debut novel, about a Chinese American family living in 1970s small-town Ohio. Lydia is the favorite child of Marilyn and James Lee; their middle daughter, a girl who inherited her mother's bright blue eyes and her father's jet-black hair. Her parents are determined that Lydia will fulfill the dreams they were unable to pursue-in Marilyn's case that her daughter become a doctor rather than a homemaker, in James's case that Lydia be popular at school, a girl with a busy social life and the center of every party. When Lydia's body is found in the local lake, the delicate balancing act that has been keeping the Lee family together tumbles into chaos, forcing them to confront the long-kept secrets that have been slowly pulling them apart. James, consumed by guilt, sets out on a reckless path that may destroy his marriage. Marilyn, devastated and vengeful, is determined to find a responsible party, no matter what the cost. Lydia's older brother, Nathan, is certain that the neighborhood bad boy Jack is somehow involved. But it's the youngest of the family-Hannah-who observes far more than anyone realizes and who may be the only one who knows the truth about what happened. A profoundly moving story of family, history, and the meaning of home, Everything I Never Told You is both a gripping page-turner and a sensitive family portrait, exploring the divisions between cultures and the rifts within a family, and uncovering the ways in which mothers and daughters, fathers and sons, and husbands and wives struggle, all their lives, to understand one another"-- Provided by publisher.
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    • Love and happiness
      Love and happiness
      Galt Niederhoffer.
      Jean Banks won't give up on love. It's the prism through which she sees the world, the stuff of the independent movies she produces in New York City, and it created the son and daughter she shares with her director husband, Sam. But the course of love doesn't run smooth for a harried woman in her mid-thirties who feel her choices and responsibilities solidifying around her, becoming permanent. And what's wrong with keeping alive a private connection to love by remembering the paths not taken, the men not engaged with? Love and Happiness tackles the eternal, essential subjects of love and commitment through one woman's struggle to sort out her romantic life. How will Jean resolve the emotional chaos raised in her heart by her attractions to her husband, a former flame and a mysterious but tantalizing stranger? Is it possible to love more than one man fully? Set partly in the illogical world of independent movies-- a world author Galt Niederhoffer knows well-- and in New York City and Los Angeles, Love and Happiness is a rich, intense story of love and attraction, choice and consequence.
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    • The truth
      The truth
      Michael Palin.
      "Keith Mabbut is at a crossroads in his life. A professional writer of some repute, he has reached the age of fifty-six with nothing resembling the success of his two great literary heroes, George Orwell and Albert Camus. When he is offered the opportunity of a lifetime-- to write the biography of the elusive Hamish Melville, a widely respected and highly influential activist and humanitarian-- he seizes the chance to write something meaningful. His search to find out the real story behind the legend takes Mabbut to the lush landscapes and environmental hotspots of India. The more he discovers about Melville, the more he admires him-- and the more he connects with an idealist who wanted to make a difference. But is his quarry really who he claims to be? As Keith discovers, the truth can be whatever we make it" -- from publisher's web site.
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    • Wild fell : a ghost story
      Wild fell : a ghost story
      Michael Rowe.
      "The crumbling estate called Wild Fell, soaring above the desolate shores of Blackmore Island, has weathered the violence of the seasons for more than a century. Built for his family by a 19th-century politician of impeccable rectitude, the house has kept its terrible secrets and its darkness sealed within its walls. For a hundred years, the townspeople of Alvina have prayed that the darkness inside Wild Fell would stay there, locked away from the light. Jameson Browning, a man well acquainted with suffering, has purchased Wild Fell with the intention of beginning a new life, of letting in the light. But what waits for him at the house is devoted to its darkness and guards it jealously. It has been waiting for Jameson his whole life...or even longer. And now, at long last, it has found him."--Provided by publisher.
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    • Love gone mad : a novel
      Love gone mad : a novel
      Mark Rubinstein.
      When heart surgeon Adrian Douglas and RN Megan Haggarty meet at the hospital where they both work neither has any idea of the scorpion's nest into which they've stumbled. Strange and frightening events begin happening to each of them; someone is after them both - and the stalker not only is brilliant and crafty, but vows to exact revenge for the ultimate betrayal.
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    • In times of fading light : the story of a family
      In times of fading light : the story of a family
      Eugen Ruge
      This expansive family saga, set against the backdrop of the collapse of East German communism, begins in September 2001 as Alexander Umnitzer, who has just been diagnosed with terminal cancer, leaves behind his ailing father to fly to Mexico, where his grandparents lived as exiles in the 1940s. The novel then takes us both forward and back in time, creating a panoramic view of the family's history: from Alexander's grandparents' return to the German Democratic Republic to build the socialist state, to his father's decade spent in a gulag for criticizing the Soviet regime, to his son's desire to leave the political struggles of the twentieth century in the past. With wisdom, humor, and empathy, Eugen Ruge draws on his own family history as he brings to life the tragic intertwining of politics, love, and family under the East German regime.--From publisher description.
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    • Paris twilight
      Paris twilight
      Russ Rymer.
      Matilde Anselm, professor of cardiac anesthesiology, arrives in Paris from New York to be part of a surgery team in the winter of 1990, as manifestations against the First Gulf War are raging in the streets. Even as her concerns mount over the shadowy protocols surrounding the planned heart transplant, and even as she falls in love with the Arab diplomat in charge of those protocols, a surprise inheritance{u2014}a mysterious Paris apartment and a trove of love letters from the Spanish Civil War, bequeathed to her by a stranger{u2014}sweep her through a hidden Paris and into the labyrinth of her own buried past. As the diplomat and the apartment reluctantly reveal their secrets, the tragedies they unearth open a further mystery, the enigma that has haunted Matilde{u2019}s life. In the end she is left devastated, liberated, and, for the very first time, herself.
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    • The possibility of you
      The possibility of you
      Pamela Redmond.
      "As three women search for identity and belonging, each faces a very personal decision that will reverberate across generations, tearing apart families, real and imaginary, perfect and flawed, but ultimately bringing them together again"--From publisher's description.
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    • What once was lost
      What once was lost
      Kim Vogel Sawyer.
      Struggling to keep the Brambleville Asylum for the Poor running, Christina Willems turns to reclusive mill owner Levi Jonnson to take in a young blind boy named Tommy Kilgore. When an old adversary challenges Christina, will she find an unlikely ally --or more-- in the aloof Levi? Can Levi reconcile with the rejection that led to his hermit-like existence and open his heart and life to something more, especially a relationship with a loving God?
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    • The fate of Krypton
      The fate of Krypton
      adapted by John Sazaklis
      Recounts how Kal-El came to become Superman and the destruction of his home planet, Krypton.
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    • Lineup
      Lineup
      Liad Shoham
      "After a brutal rape disturbs a quiet Tel Aviv neighborhood, baffled detectives find no clues, no eyewitnesses, and no suspects. The father of the shattered victim refuses to rest until justice is done, so he begins his own investigation. Keeping watch over his daughter's apartment from the street, he notices Ziv Nevo lurking in the shadows. All circumstances-- and the victim-- point to Nevo's guilt, and it appears the case is closed. But appearances can be deceiving. Detective Eli Nachum is eager to wrap up this high-profile case, which threatens to thwart his career. He sees an easy conviction when the father, determined to succeed where the police have failed, hands over Nevo. But why does the suspect keep silent during the interrogation? What secret is he hiding? What should Nachum and the idealistic young district attorney understand from the suspect's silence? Lineup is a twisted tale of mistaken identity, organized crime, a disgraced detective looking for redemption, a tireless young reporter, and an innocent man with a not-so-innocent past. Which lines will they cross and what will they be willing to risk, as their worlds begin to collapse?" -- from publisher's web site.
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    • Happy mutant baby pills : a novel
      Happy mutant baby pills : a novel
      Jerry Stahl.
      Lloyd has a particular set of skills. He writes the small print for prescription drugs, marital aids, and incontinence products. The clients present him with a list of possible side effects. His job is "to recite and minimize", sometimes by just saying them really fast and other times by finding the language that can render them acceptable. The results are ingenious. The methods diabolical. Lloyd has a habit too. He cops smack during coffee breaks at his new job writing copy for Christian Swingles, an online dating service for the faithful. He finds a precarious balance between hackwork and heroin until he encounters Nora, a mysterious and troubled young woman, a Sylvia Plath with tattoos and implants, who asks for his help. Lloyd falls swiftly in love, but Nora bestows her affections at a cost. Before Lloyd clears his head from the fog of romance, he finds himself complicit in Nora's grand scheme to horrify the world and exact revenge on those who poison the populace in order to sell them the cure.
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    • Effortless
      Effortless
      S.C. Stephens.
      "After being caught in the middle of a love triangle which led to a devastating betrayal, Kiera pledged to learn from the mistakes she'd made. She was determined to never again inflict that kind of pain on anyone, especially the soulful, talented man who held her heart. But life offers new challenges for every relationship, and when Kiera's love is put to the ultimate test, will it survive? Love is easy-- trust is hard."--P. [4] of cover.
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    • Lies to die for
    • The treasury of the fantastic : Romanticism to early twentieth century literature
      The treasury of the fantastic : Romanticism to early twentieth century literature
      [edited by David Sandner & Jacob Weisman
      Forty-four works that inspired and set the stage for the modern fantasy genre, including pieces by Oscar Wilde, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Mark Twain.
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    • The infamous Rosalie = : Rosalie l'infame
      The infamous Rosalie = : Rosalie l'infame
      Evelyne Trouillot
      "Lisette, a Saint-Domingue-born Creole slave and daughter of an African-born bossale, has inherited not only the condition of slavery but the traumatic memory of the Middle Passage as well. The stories told to her by her grandmother and godmother, including the horrific voyage aboard the infamous slave ship Rosalie, have become part of her own story, the one she tells in this haunting novel by the acclaimed Haitian writer Evelyne Trouillot. Inspired by the colonial tale of an African midwife who kept a cord of some seventy knots, each one marking a child she had killed at birth, the novel transports us back to Saint-Domingue, before it became Haiti. The year is 1750, and a rash of poisonings is sowing fear among the plantation masters, already unsettled by the unrest caused by Makandal, the legendary Maroon leader. Through this tumultuous time, Lisette struggles to maintain her dignity and to imagine a future for her unborn child. In telling Lisette?s story, Trouillot gives the revolution that will soon rock the island a human face and at long last sheds light on the invisible women and men of Haitian history"--Amazon.com.
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    • The visiting suit : stories from my prison life
      The visiting suit : stories from my prison life
      Xiaoda Xiao.
      "...a poignant and incredibly moving memoir-in-stories that chronicles the hardships facing the prisoners in one of Mao's forced labor camps. Much more than simply an account of senseless oppression and brutality in Mao's China, this is a skillfully crafted and moving tale of man's will to survive with compassion, humor, grace, and humanity intact"--Back cover.
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