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    • Scandal and the duchess
      Scandal and the duchess
      Jennifer Ashley.
      Scandal follows Rose Barclay, young widow of the Duke of Southdown, wherever she goes. It's never her fault, but newspapers love to write about the simple girl from Scotland and the much older duke who died suddenly on their honeymoon. And now there is even more talk as the legitimacy of the marriage is being contested by the duke's son and heir. Steven McBride is a decorated soldier-and a notorious gambler and womanizer. The last thing he wants is marriage, but due to a series of unfortunate events, his and Rose's names are linked in the papers, threatening the lovely lady with ruin. To save the day, Steven suggests that they claim to be engaged. But as desire boils between them, Rose and Steven soon learn the difficulties of maintaining their deception, which might not be a lie after all...
    • Penelope
      Penelope
      Marion Chesney.
      Penelope--golden haired, azure eyed, fresh from the country--has stolen the heart of the most desirable Earl of Hestleton. Rich and startlingly handsome, he is the most eligible lord in the realm. He had planned to toy with her affections and then toss her aside, but when the earl discovers that he is a pawn in her aunt's social-climbing scheme, he begins to doubt Penelope's true love. Can the belle keep her beau, or will Aunt Augusta's ambitious plans force Penelope to flee?
    • Polly
      Polly
      M.C. Beaton writing as Marion Chesney.
      The trouble with Polly was that she just didn't know her place. But others did, and were only too happy to remind her that dashing Lord Peter was merely playing at love when he appeared to be paying her court. Peter's brother, the starchy Marquis of Wollerton, was desperate to pry Peter from Polly's side, but Polly was determined to have Peter, and her dream.
    • Charlie and the great glass elevator [electronic resource]
      Charlie and the great glass elevator [electronic resource]
      Roald Dahl.
      Taking up where Charlie and the Chocolate Factory leaves off, Charlie, his family, and Mr. Wonka find themselves launched into space in the great glass elevator.
    • Danny the champion of the world [electronic resource]
      Danny the champion of the world [electronic resource]
      Roald Dahl.
      A young English boy describes his relationship with his father and the special adventure they share together.
    • Eternal hunter
      Eternal hunter
      Cynthia Eden.
      Assistant DA Erin Jerome has a secret. Make that two. One: She's not entirely human-she's Other, desperately trying to keep her supernatural strength under wraps. Two: she's got a killer stalking her-an Other rogue set on "gifting" her bloody corpses. But the bounty hunter on her new case isn't worried about any of that. Jude Donovan is a shapeshifter himself, and the new DA's midnight hair and addictive scent tell him all he thinks he needs to know: She's gorgeous, she's definitely not human, and she's bringing out the animal in him in a really good way. He might have to track a psychotic Other stalker through half of Louisiana. But he might also get the chance to see Erin's wild side come out and play. Contains mature themes.
    • The black duke's prize
      The black duke's prize
      Suzanne Enoch.
      Sent to London by her untrustworthy uncle, the beautiful and feisty Katherine Ralston arrives for the Season in utter despair. Not only is she caught up in the mad whirl of ballgowns and galas, she must also make certain that her disreputable uncle doesn't sell her family estate in her absence. Katherine Ralston, a country girl at heart, sees the Season in London as something she must endure. Nicholas Varnon, known as the Black Duke for his rakish and irresistible charms, sees the Season as a chance to repair his rakish reputation. Yet he seems to be taking quite an interest in the spirited Katherine. Suspicious of trickery, Katherine is determined to ignore the sinfully sexy charms of the Black Duke. Little does she know, she may have just met her white knight in shining armor...
    • The drowning season
      The drowning season
      Alice Hoffman.
      The matriarch of a Long Island clan with a stubbornly suicidal son and a defiant, restless granddaughter, Esther has hired a Russian landscaper to watch over the family as well as the grounds of their secluded waterfront estate. But he has been watching Esther, too. And his love for her is growing wild enough to uproot them all.
    • Viva Jacquelina! [electronic resource] : being an account of the further adventures of Jacky Faber, over the hills and far away
      Viva Jacquelina! [electronic resource] : being an account of the further adventures of Jacky Faber, over the hills and far away
      L.A. Meyer.
      The vivacious Jacky Faber returns in the tenth tale in L. A. Meyer's Bloody Jack Adventures, a rip-roaring series applauded for its alluring combination of adventure, romance, history, and humor. Once again under the thumb of British Intelligence, Jacky is sent to Spain to spy for the Crown during the early days of the nineteenth-century Peninsular War...
    • Althea and Oliver : a novel
      Althea and Oliver : a novel
      Cristina Moracho.
      What if you live for the moment when life goes off the rails--and then one day there's no one left to help you get it back on track? Althea Carter and Oliver McKinley have been best friends since they were six; she's the fist-fighting instigator to his peacemaker, the artist whose vision balances his scientific bent. Now, as their junior year of high school comes to a close, Althea has begun to want something more than just best-friendship. Oliver, for his part, simply wants life to go back to normal, but when he wakes up one morning with no memory of the past three weeks, he can't deny any longer that something is seriously wrong with him. And then Althea makes the worst bad decision ever, and her relationship with Oliver is shattered. He leaves town for a clinical study in New York, resolving to repair whatever is broken in his brain, while she gets into her battered Camry and drives up the coast after him, determined to make up for what she's done.
    • Florence Gordon
      Florence Gordon
      Brian Morton.
      A wise and entertaining novel about a woman who has lived life on her own terms for seventy-five defiant and determined years, only to find herself suddenly thrust to the center of her family's various catastrophes. Meet Florence Gordon: blunt, brilliant, cantankerous, and passionate, a feminist icon to young women. At seventy-five, Florence has earned her right to set down the burdens of family and work and shape her legacy at long last. But just as she is beginning to write her long-deferred memoir, her son Daniel returns to New York from Seattle with his wife and daughter, and they embroil Florence in their dramas, clouding the clarity of her days with the frustrations of middle age and the confusions of youth. And then there is her left foot, which is starting to drag. With searing wit, sophisticated intelligence, and a tender respect for humanity in all its flaws, Brian Morton introduces a constellation of unforgettable characters. Chief among them is Florence, who can humble the fools surrounding her with one barbed line, but who eventually finds there are realities even she cannot outwit.
    • The transcriptionist : a novel
      The transcriptionist : a novel
      Amy Rowland.
      An exquisite novel about journalism and ethics, the decline of the newspaper and the failure of language, and a woman's efforts to establish her place in an increasingly alien and alienating world.
    • Vampire Mountain
      Vampire Mountain
      by Darren Shan.
      Darren has settled into life as a vampire's assistant and feels at home in the Cirque du Freak. But now he must leave the freak show and his friends behind. With Mr. Crepsley as a traveling companion, he embarks on a dangerous trek to the very heart of the vampire world. But they face more than the cold on Vampire Mountain--the vampaneze have been there before them. Will a meeting with the Vampire Princes restore Darren's human side or turn him further toward the darkness? Only one thing is certain: Darren's initiation into the vampire clan is more deadly than he can ever have imagined.
    • Zom-B gladiator
      Zom-B gladiator
      Darren Shan.
      B Smith has decided to live and to fight for good as long as possible, but London is swarming with human mercenaries whose sense of right or wrong dissolved when society did and when they capture B, escape will not be easy.
    • The perfectionists
      The perfectionists
      Sara Shepard.
      In Beacon Heights, Washington, five high school seniors know that you don't have to be good to be perfect.Musical genius Mackenzie is desperate to get into Juilliard, even if it means playing a duet with her best friend's boyfriend. Beautiful Ava isn't above using her assets to get an A. Athletic Caitlin is one goal away from a soccer scholarship--if she can call a time-out on her relationship drama...