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    • Delicious [electronic resource]
      Delicious [electronic resource]
      Lori Foster, Lucy Monroe, Sarah Title.
      "A Lori Foster book is like a glass of good champagne--sexy and sparkling." --Jayne Ann Krentz With a full moon hanging over the apple orchards of Delicious, Ohio, romance is in the air, and three couples are about to experience the magic of falling in love. Down on Jonathan Avenue, the shy proprietor of the quaint bookstore can't seem to keep her fantasies about a famous writer to herself. While at The Old Orchard Inn the tempting smell of spiced hot cider lures an out-of-town investor to investigate the magnetic attraction of his sultry but strangely old-fashioned manager. And over at Apple of My Pie a play-by-the-rules accountant wants much more than tasty treats from the pop up food truck's capricious baker. Satisfaction is just a bite away.
    • Forgotten life [electronic resource]
      Forgotten life [electronic resource]
      Brian Aldiss.
      Analyst Clement Winters is trying to write a biography of his recently deceased older brother Joseph. Through the writings Joseph left behind--letters, diaries, notes and confessions--Clement realizes how little he actually knows his brother and how vastly his perception of him differs from reality. As Clement tries to make sense of the life of his deceased sibling, he uncovers "little dark corners" of his family history and even his own life.
    • Earthworks [electronic resource] : a science fiction grand master
    • Change My Mind [electronic resource]
      Change My Mind [electronic resource]
      Elley Arden.
      Nothing is going to stop Nel Parker from raising her fledgling real estate agency to the top of the heap. When she returns two dogs to a million-dollar mansion with a dumpster in the driveway, she thinks the house is her lucky break. But the owner turns out to be a moody professional baseball player with a complicated agenda of his own, leaving Nel to fear her plans for real estate domination are doomed. Centerfielder Grey Kemmons is spending the off-season renovating the house he inherited from his father. It's a miserable job, but he's doing it anyway - because somebody has to pay back the money his father stole. When a spitfire of a woman in a surprisingly attractive package shows up wanting to list the house, he agrees to pacify her with a tour, never expecting the mutually beneficial business relationship that ensues. As weeks go by, business turns to pleasure with Nel and Grey believing the temporary nature of their time together will protect their hearts. Too bad nothing can protect them or prepare them for love.
    • Shoebox Sam [electronic resource]
      Shoebox Sam [electronic resource]
      written by Mary Brigid Barrett
      On Saturdays, Delia and Jesse help Shoebox Sam, who teaches them about charity and love by not only repairing shoes for paying customers, but also giving poor and homeless people the dignity--and footwear--they need.
    • Ivy + Bean boxed bundle. 3 : books 7 + 8 + 9
      Ivy + Bean boxed bundle. 3 : books 7 + 8 + 9
      Annie Barrows, Sophie Blackall.
      What's the big idea?: When all the second grade students must enter the science fair, which has global warming as its theme, best friends Ivy and Bean team up to create an unusual project.
    • A summer in Paris
      A summer in Paris
      Cynthia Baxter.

    • Sultry with a twist [electronic resource]
      Sultry with a twist [electronic resource]
      Macy Beckett.
      Completing a month of community service in her tiny Texas hometown, June Augustine would rather be opening an upscale martini bar in Austin, but finds her plans may be permanently altered by Luke Gallagher, her service supervisor, first love and ex-best friend.
    • The fast and the furriest [electronic resource]
      The fast and the furriest [electronic resource]
      Andy Behrens.
      The overweight and unathletic son of a famous former football star discovers that his equally fat and lazy dog is unexpectedly--and obsessively--interested in competing in dog agility contests.
    • Blotto, Twinks and the dead dowager duchess [electronic resource]
      Blotto, Twinks and the dead dowager duchess [electronic resource]
      Simon Brett.
      "Hurrah for the return of that intrepid duo: Blotto (handsome, honorable, not the sharpest knife in the drawer), and his sister Twinks (just a bit brainier than a girl should be)! As this is the 1920s, they are of course attending a weekend house party, where--how astonishing!--a murder is announced. One of the guests has the gall to accuse Corky, the siblings' chauffeur, so Blotto and Twinks have no choice but to find the real murderer and clear Corky's good name. And also, you know, keep Corky from hanging and so on. Their sleuthing will take them to an opium den, a crumbling Scottish castle, and--most thrillingly--the headquarters of the evil League of the Crimson Hand."--from cover, p. [4]
    • Blotto, Twinks and the ex-king's daughter [electronic resource]
      Blotto, Twinks and the ex-king's daughter [electronic resource]
      Simon Brett.
      It's that glorious period between the two world wars, and the exiled king of Mitteleuropa is visiting the ancestral home of the Duke of Tawcester. When the ex-king's daughter is kidnapped, noblesse obliges the Duke's handsome, brave, and rather stupid son (known to all as Blotto) to drive off to the rescue. Luckily, he's aided by his brilliant sister, Twinks. Plus, he's got a really swell car.
    • The jade dragon
      The jade dragon
      Nancy Buckingham.

    • Dogfight, a love story [electronic resource] : a novel
      Dogfight, a love story [electronic resource] : a novel
      Matt Burgess.
      Dreading the prison release of his violent older brother, who blames him for his imprisonment and for stealing his pregnant girlfriend, young drug dealer Alfredo struggles with cultural clashes in Queens while planning to steal a pit bull for a homecoming dogfight.
    • Bridesmaids revisited
      Bridesmaids revisited
      Dorothy Cannell.
      "The bridesmaids have written to inform Ellie that her grandmother Sophia wishes to make contact. This might have been heartwarming news but for one small detail; Sophia died many years ago."--Jacket.
    • The spring cleaning murders [electronic resource]
      The spring cleaning murders [electronic resource]
      Dorothy Cannell.
      Ellie Haskell embarks on a rollicking hunt for the killer of a fellow member of the Chitterton Fells Charwomen's Association.
    • The rebellion [electronic resource]
      The rebellion [electronic resource]
      Isobelle Carmody.
      Ashling: Elspeth Gordie's adventures continue as she tries to seal an alliance between the secret Misfit community at Obernewtyn and the rebel forces rumored to be hiding in the capital, right under the noses of the dreaded totalitarian Council. Her mission will take her far beyond the borders of the Land, across the sea and into the heart of the mysterious desert, where she discovers that she will need the desert peoples help to fulfill her destiny and save her world.
    • Burying the past [electronic resource]
      Burying the past [electronic resource]
      Judith Cutler.
      Fran is preparing for her forthcoming wedding to Assistant Chief Constable Mark Turner, but renovations at the rectory they plan to move into are disrupted by the discovery of a skeleton buried in the vegetable patch. As investigations into its identity progress, it's also clear that Mark's two grown-up children are less than ecstatic at the prospect of their father's forthcoming nuptials. In fact, at least one of them seems to be behaving very strangely indeed.
    • The giant among us [electronic resource]
      The giant among us [electronic resource]
      Troy Denning.
      Time runs out for the lonely realm when giants trap Queen Brianna in a remote citade. Tavis Burdun undertakes a harrowing journey to summon help. To save the queen, Tavis must unmask a traitor from within.
    • Pages of pain [electronic resource]
    • The strangled queen [electronic resource]
    • Ollie [electronic resource]
      Ollie [electronic resource]
      Olivier Dunrea.
      Ollie is an egg that does not want to hatch until Gossie and Gertie sit on him and use reverse psychology.
    • Circus galacticus [electronic resource]
      Circus galacticus [electronic resource]
      Deva Fagan.
      Trix's life in boarding school as an orphan charity case has been hard, but when an alluring young Ringmaster invites her, a gymnast, to join Circus Galacticus she gains an entire universe of deadly enemies and potential friends, along with a chance to unravel secrets of her own past.
    • Marathon man [electronic resource]
      Marathon man [electronic resource]
      William Goldman.
      One of the most memorably harrowing encounters between a villain and victim is in Goldman's suspense masterpiece "Marathon Man." A seminal thriller of the 20th century, the bestseller will enthrall a whole new generation of readers in the 21st.
    • The Paris plot
      The Paris plot
      Teresa Grant.

    • BFF's
      Brenda Hampton.
      Kayla, Evelyn and Trina have been friends for years, but now the lines of true friendship have been crossed, the backstabbing that follows cuts deep. With their trust now broken, the gloves come off as this trio sticks to their motto of 'What she can do, I can do better.' Only when their lives begin to fall apart and danger approaches can the girls look to put aside their differences. But when the damage has already been done, it may be possible to forgive, but certainly not forget.
    • Operation haystack [electronic resource]
    • Sharp [electronic resource]
      Sharp [electronic resource]
      Alex Hughes.
      HISTORY HAS A WAY OF REPEATING ITSELF, EVEN FOR TELEPATHS.? ? As a Level Eight telepath, I am the best police interrogator in the department. But I?m not a cop?I never will be?and my only friend on the force, Homicide Detective Isabella Cherabino, is avoiding me because of a telepathic link I created by accident. ? And I might not even be an interrogator for much longer. Our boss says unless I pull out a miracle, I?ll be gone before Christmas. I need this job, damn it. It?s the only thing keeping me sane. ? Parts for illegal Tech?the same parts used to bring the world to its knees in the Tech Wars sixty years ago?are being hijacked all over the city. Plus Cherbino's longtime nemesis, a cop killer, has resurfaced with a vengeance. If I can stay alive long enough, I just might be able to prove my worth, once and?for all...
    • Clean [electronic resource] : A Mindspace Investigations Novel
      Clean [electronic resource] : A Mindspace Investigations Novel
      Alex Hughes.
      A RUTHLESS KILLER--OUT OF SIGHT, OUT OF MIND I used to work for the Telepath's Guild before they kicked me out for a drug habit that wasn't entirely my fault. Now I work for the cops, helping Homicide Detective Isabella Cherabino put killers behind bars. My ability to get inside the twisted minds of suspects makes me the best interrogator in the department. But the normals keep me on a short leash. When the Tech Wars ripped the world apart, the Guild stepped up to save it. But they had to get scary to do it--real scary. Now the cops don't trust the telepaths, the Guild doesn't trust me, a serial killer is stalking the city--and I'm aching for a fix. But I need to solve this case. Fast. I've just had a vision of the future: I'm the next to die.
    • Ghost in the polka dot bikini [electronic resource]
      Ghost in the polka dot bikini [electronic resource]
      Sue Ann Jaffarian.
      While enjoying a Thanksgiving getaway with boyfriend Phil Bowers on Catalina Island, ghost whisperer Emma Whitecastle encounters a bikini-clad ghost. Tessa North, a Hollywood starlet who died on Catalina soon after Bobby Kennedy was assassinated in Los Angeles in 1968, claims to be waiting for the return of "Curtis" before she can pass on to the other side. Emma and Granny Apples (aka Ish Reynolds), Emma's ghost great-great-great-grandmother, set out to learn more about Curtis and the circumstances of Tessa's death. Meanwhile, Emma's probe into the Tessa haunting for her paranormal TV show, The Whitecastle Report, leads to a stabbing murder and the revelation of secrets of Emma's former father-in-law, director and producer George Whitecastle.
    • The bridesmaid and the billionaire [electronic resource]
      The bridesmaid and the billionaire [electronic resource]
      Shirley Jump.
      "Bridesmaid Susannah Wilson has poured her dreams into planning the trip of a lifetime. The only trouble is, her locked-up heart is being opened by a brooding out-of-towner. Billionaire best man Kane Lennox is escaping the stifling expectations of New York. Being with Susannah, he's breaking the rules. Happily ever after isn't on his agenda. Yet he can't take his eyes off her. For the first time, he has something money can't buy--a woman who loves him for who he really is."--p. [4] of cover.
    • Mastering the marquess [electronic resource]
      Mastering the marquess [electronic resource]
      Vanessa Kelly.
      "Since the loss of her parents, Meredith Burnley has contented herself with a solitary life looking after her half-sister, Annabel. But Meredith's peace is shattered when her uncle schemes to marry her off to his son in order to gain her inheritance. Desperate, Meredith has only one choice: to flee with Annabel to their estranged grandparents' home. But their arrival soon reignites a family scandal--and kindles unexpected romance... Happily reunited with the girls, Annabel's grandmother resolves to convince her nephew, Stephen Mallory, the Marquess of Silverton, to abandon his rakish lifestyle and wed Annabel. Stephen is clearly captivated--but with the wrong sister. Determined to make Meredith his own, Stephen embarks on a seduction that will leave her with no choice but to surrender to his touch..."--p. [4] of cover.
    • Midnight games [electronic resource]
      Midnight games [electronic resource]
      Elle Kennedy.
      "A master of disguise, Isabel Roma spends her life pretending to be other women. Normally, her emotions are reined in tight--but sexy mercenary Trevor Callaghan has a knack for getting under her skin. The elite operative's quiet strength and raw magnetism affect her in ways she's never felt before, a distraction that can quickly turn deadly in their dangerous line of work. After putting his tragic past behind him, Trevor is ready to focus on his future--and he damn well intends for Isabel to be in it. When their entire operation is thrown into chaos, Trevor enlists Isabel's talent for deception. And as they attempt to save their team in a world where the stakes are high and the danger is grave, Trevor must convince Isabel that the woman beneath all the disguises is the one worth having."--Provided by publisher.
    • Ghost country [electronic resource]
    • The breach [electronic resource]
      The breach [electronic resource]
      Patrick Lee.
      Trying to regain his life in the Alaskan wilds, ex-con/ex-cop Travis Chase stumbles upon an impossible scene: a crashed 747 passenger jet filled with the murdered dead, including the wife of the President of the United States. Though a nightmare of monumental proportions, it pales before the terror to come, as Chase is dragged into a battle for the future that revolves around an amazing artifact. Allied with a beautiful covert operative whose life he saved, Chase must now play the role he's been destined for--a pawn of incomprehensible forces or humankind's final hope--as the race toward Apocalypse begins in earnest.
    • Liquid lies
      Liquid lies
      Hanna Martine.
      The future leader of her race of water elementals, Gwen Carroway, who has the ability to pick up any language in an instant, is forced into an arranged marriage until she falls for a mercenary, who, addicted to the adrenaline rush of his work, has been hired to kidnap her.
    • Never underestimate a Caffarelli
      Never underestimate a Caffarelli
      Melanie Milburne.
      Millionaire playboy Raoul Caffarelli has always lived life in the fast lane. But when an accident confines him to a wheelchair, and to the care of a woman whose beauty taunts him, he's consumed with rage and frustration. Used to difficult patients, physical therapist Lily Archer won't be cowed by Raoul's arrogance or distracted by his Adonis-like physique. Carrying her own scars from the past, Lily has vowed never to relinquish her power to a man again. Both underestimate the power of the shared passion between them. Their physical scars may heal, but some wounds run much deeper.
    • Deadly patterns
      Deadly patterns
      Melissa Bourbon.
      While designing a holiday fashion show set in a historic mansion, dressmaker Harlow Jane Cassidy finds the dead body of Dan Lee Chrisson, who was supposed to play Santa in this year's festival, and tries to catch his killer.
    • A fitting end
      A fitting end
      Melissa Bourbon.
      Business is booming at Harlow Jane Cassidy's custom dressmaking boutique--even with her great-grandmother's ghost hanging around the shop. But after a local golf pro is found stabbed with dressmaking shears, the new town deputy suspects Harlow. Now she has to clear her name before the next outfit she designs is a prison jumpsuit.
    • Miss Julia stirs up trouble [electronic resource] : a novel
    • Miss Julia speaks her mind [electronic resource] : a novel
      Miss Julia speaks her mind [electronic resource] : a novel
      by Ann B. Ross.
      Shortly after the death of her husband, a wealthy Southern widow is visited by an impoverished young woman with a small boy. A mistress? A son? Julia Springer can't believe it, only to discover that the whole town has known for years. But she will rise to the occasion when the boy is kidnaped.
    • A perfect stranger [electronic resource]
      A perfect stranger [electronic resource]
      Jenna Ryan.
      "He only knew one thing about her: someone wanted her dead. But it wouldn't happen on his watch. P.I. Damon Marlowe always found his man--or, in this case, his woman. Tracking down Darcy Nolan at his client's request was a piece of cake for the ex-cop. But there was something about this assignment that didn't sit right with him. When the attractive blonde was attacked, put into danger by his unwitting exposure, Marlowe told himself he had no choice but to flush out her would-be killer. After all, he had compromised the cover of a protected witness to a crime. But was it the guilt that drove him..or a deeper emotion he'd long since buried? Try as he might, Darcy roused feelings he'd rather deny. But for Marlowe, the motive didn't matter. The killer was making his move, and now Darcy was his to protect..."--p.[4] of cover.
    • He claims me [electronic resource] : the seen trilogy: part three
    • He touches me [electronic resource] : the Seen Trilogy: Part Two
    • He watches me [electronic resource] : the Seen Trilogy: Part One
    • The summer garden [electronic resource]
      The summer garden [electronic resource]
      Paullina Simons.
      Through years of war and devastation, Tatiana and Alexander suffered the worst the twentieth century had to offer. Reunited in America, they now have a son and a strong love. But with the Cold War rising, dark forces at work in their adopted country threaten their lives, their family, and their hard-worn peace.
    • Lord of danger [electronic resource]
    • Heart on his sleeve
    • The last grave
      The last grave
      Debbie Viguie.
      Samantha Ryan--homicide detective by choice, witch hunter by necessity--has left Salem for San Francisco, hoping a move will help her forget the horrors of her past. But she's about to discover that witches tempted by the dark side are everywhere...
    • In the shadow of greed [electronic resource]
      In the shadow of greed [electronic resource]
      Nancy C. Weeks.
      Brilliant cryptologist Dr. Sarah Tu races against time to block the most dangerous Internet malware ever created, a botnet called QUALNTO. While Sarah is closed off in her computer lab, her sister, Hanna, is brutally attacked and left in a coma. As Sarah reels with guilt over not being there for her sister, a web of deception closes in, threatening her and everyone she loves. Hanna's condition is misleading. In her coma state, she is able to build a psychic bridge with FBI Special Agent Jason McNeil. Her cryptic messages plague Jason to keep Sarah safe. Tough and street-smart Jason McNeil doesn't believe in visions or telepathic messages, and he fights the voice inside his head. His first impression of Dr. Sarah Tu is another stiletto wearing ice-dragon on the war path until he witnesses her facade crumble after seeing her sister's bloody, tortured body.
    • Surprise Island [electronic resource]
      Surprise Island [electronic resource]
      created by Gertrude Chandler Warner
      Summer vacation on an almost private island gives the Aldens a challenge. Henry, Jessie, Violet and Benny used to live alone in a boxcar. Now they have a home with their grandfather and are spending the summer on their own private island. There is a mysterious stranger on the island with a secret--but that's not the only surprise in store for the Boxcar Children.