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    • Thea Stilton and the ghost of the shipwreck [electronic resource]
      Thea Stilton and the ghost of the shipwreck [electronic resource]
      [text by Thea Stilton
      While five little mice at Mouseford Academy are looking for their missing biology professor they dive to a haunted shipwreck off Whale Island to find a rare diamond that was lost when the ship sank.
    • Burn for me [electronic resource] : a hidden legacy novel
      Burn for me [electronic resource] : a hidden legacy novel
      Ilona Andrews.
      Burn for Me by Ilona Andrews has descriptive copy which is not yet available from the Publisher.
    • Cosmopath [electronic resource]
      Cosmopath [electronic resource]
      Eric Brown.
      Having been sent to Canopus VII to find out what happened had to a lost crew, Necropath Jeff Vaughan finds himself drawn into a deepening mystery not only as to the fate of the crew but also the intentions of his benefactor.
    • What a lady needs for Christmas
      What a lady needs for Christmas
      Grace Burrowes.
      "An extraordinary, precious, unforgettable holiday story."--RT Book Reviews Romance Junkies on Lady Louisa's Christmas Knight
    • At Bluebonnet Lake : a novel
      At Bluebonnet Lake : a novel
      Amanda Cabot.
      "The last thing Kate Sherwood needs is a man, so why is she so drawn to the handsome handyman at the Rainbow's End resort?" -- Provided by publisher.
    • The treasure of Christmas [electronic resource] : a 3-in-1 collection
    • Trading Secrets : a novel
    • All broke down [electronic resource] : a rusk university novel
      All broke down [electronic resource] : a rusk university novel
      Cora Carmack.
      All Broke Down by Cora Carmack has descriptive copy which is not yet available from the Publisher.
    • Little Lucy goes to school
      Little Lucy goes to school
      by Ilene Cooper
      When Mom and Lucy the beagle go to school to deliver Bobby's forgotten lunch, Lucy gets loose.
    • Fast women
      Fast women
      Jennifer Crusie.
      Nell Dysart's boring life is spiced up when she begins working for a small detective agency and finds herself involved in a baffling case.
    • Maybe this time
      Maybe this time
      Jennifer Crusie.
      North Archer, Andie Miller's ex-husband, asks her to become the guardian of two orphans who have driven out three nannies already--and live in a haunted house! What follows is a hilarious adventure in exorcism, including a self-doubting parapsychologist, an annoyed medium, her Tarot-card reading mother, an avenging ex-mother-in-law, and, of course, her jealous fiance. And just when Andie thinks things couldn't get more complicated, North shows up on the doorstep making her wonder if "maybe this time" things could be different between them.
    • Quake
      Jack Douglas.
      New York City has seen its share of disasters. Terrorist attacks. Blackouts. Hurricanes. Floods. But nothing has prepared the Big Apple for the biggest earthquake to ever hit the United States. 9.0 on the Richter scale. Manhattan and the surrounding boroughs are a smoldering disaster, plunging New York intoterrifying chaos.Skyscrapers and bridges have collapsed, killing hundreds of thousands. For a handful of survivors, the nightmare is just beginning. . . Clawing north, navigating the ruined city amidst violent aftershocks, FBI agent Hector Mendoza hopes to reunite with his wife. Assistant U.S. Attorney Nick Dykstra is hellbent on finding his daughter way uptown at Columbia University--before a 9/11 conspirator who escaped during the quake finds her first. But the Indian Point nuclear power plant, 40 miles north, is severely damaged. A deadly cloud of radiation is drifting toward the city. The only chance for survival is going down into the subways--and deeper still. . .
    • The case of the murdered muckraker [electronic resource] : a Daisy Dalrymple mystery
      The case of the murdered muckraker [electronic resource] : a Daisy Dalrymple mystery
      Carola Dunn.
      "In late 1923 the newly married Daisy Dalrymple and her husband, Detective Chief Inspector Alec Fletcher of Scotland Yard, come to America for a honeymoon visit. In the midst of a pleasure trip, however, both work in a bit of business Alec travels to Washington, D.C. to consult with the U.S. government, Daisy to New York to meet with her American magazine editor. After her late-morning meeting Daisy agrees to accompany her editor, Mr. Thorwald, to lunch, but as they are leaving the offices they hear a gunshot and see a man plummeting down an elevator shaft." -- Jacket.
    • Christmas at tiffany's [electronic resource]
      Christmas at tiffany's [electronic resource]
      In the wake of a heartbreaking betrayal, a young woman leaves the Scottish countryside to find her destiny in three of the most exciting cities in the world'New York, Paris, and London'in this funny and triumphant tale of fulfillment, friendship, and love. Ten years ago, a young and naIve Cassie married her first serious boyfriend, believing he would be with her forever. Now, her marriage is in tatters and Cassie has no career or home of her own. Though she feels betrayed and confused, Cassie isn't giving up. She's going to take control of her life. But first she has to find out where she belongs . . . and who she wants to be. Over the course of one year, Cassie leaves her sheltered life in rural Scotland to stay with her best friends living in the most glamorous cities in the world: New York, Paris, and London. Exchanging comfort food and mousy hair for a low-carb diet and a gorgeous new look, Cassie tries each city on for size as she searches for the life she's meant to have . . . and the man she's meant to love.
    • Sum [electronic resource] : forty tales from the afterlives
      Sum [electronic resource] : forty tales from the afterlives
      David Eagleman.
      An array of tales speculates about the future that awaits us after death, presenting diverse versions of human purpose that range from experimental subjects for gods trying to understand emotional attachment to mobile robots for cosmic mapmakers.
    • The devil wears kilts
      The devil wears kilts
      Suzanne Enoch.
      Scotsman Ranulf MacLawry descends on the ballrooms of London in order to rescue his sister from a society he holds in contempt, only to fall for sharp-tongued Lady Charlotte Hanover, who believes that she prefers docile men.
    • The lost treasure of Tuckernuck [electronic resource]
      The lost treasure of Tuckernuck [electronic resource]
      Emily Fairlie.
      "Sixth graders Laurie and Bud attempt to solve an eighty-year-old mystery at their historic school before the building is torn down to make way for a MegaMart"-- Provided by publisher.
    • Just like other daughters
      Just like other daughters
      Colleen Faulkner.
      Alicia Richards loved her daughter from her very first breath. Days later, when tests confirmed what Alicia already knew--that Chloe had Down syndrome--she didn't falter. Her ex-husband wanted a child who would grow to be a scholar. For Alicia, it's enough that Chloe just is. Now twenty-five, Chloe is sweet, funny, and content. Alicia brings her to adult daycare while she teaches at a local college. One day Chloe arrives home thrumming with excitement, and says the words Alicia never anticipated. She has met someone--a young man named Thomas. Within days, Chloe and Thomas, also mentally challenged, declare themselves in love.
    • Dragon rider [electronic resource]
      Dragon rider [electronic resource]
      Cornelia Funke
      After learning that humans are headed toward his hidden home, Firedrake, a silver dragon, is joined by a brownie and an orphan boy in a quest to find a legendary valley, known as the Rim of Heaven, while being pursued by an old enemy.
    • Becoming Bea
      Becoming Bea
      Leslie Gould.
      "Ben and Bea have always irritated each other. But when their friends push them together, can they cease bickering long enough to fall in love?"-- Provided by publisher.
    • Besiege [electronic resource]
      Besiege [electronic resource]
      June Gray.
      PART TWO OF JUNE GRAY'S DISARM SERIES The continuing story of Elsie and Henry... Elsie has waited six long months for Henry to return from his deployment in Afghanistan. But she learns that, sometimes, the person who leaves for war is rarely the same one who comes home... Don't miss Retreat.
    • Christmas on the Mersey [electronic resource]
    • A Christmas promise
      A Christmas promise
      by Annie Groves.

    • Christmas in transylvania [electronic resource]
    • The Wishing Season : a Chapel Springs Romance
      The Wishing Season : a Chapel Springs Romance
      Denise Hunter.
      "Living side-by-side, a fledgling chef anda big-hearted contractor find a delicious attraction.Trouble is, their chemistry could spoiltheir dreams.Spirited PJMcKinley has the touch when it comes to food. Her dream of opening her ownrestaurant is just one building short of reality. So when a Chapel Springsresident offers her beloved ancestral home to the applicant with the best planfor the house, PJ believes it's a contest she was meant to win. Contractor Cole Evans is confident, professional, and swoon-worthy, but this former foster kidknows his life could have turned out very differently. When Cole discovers thecontest, he believes his home for foster kids in transition has found itssaving grace. All he has to do is convince the owner that an out-of-towner witha not-for-profit enterprise is good for the community.But when the eccentric philanthropist sees PJand Cole's proposals, she makes an unexpected decision: the pair will share thehouse for a year to show what their ideas are made of. Now, with Cole and thefoster kids upstairs and PJ and the restaurant below, day-to-day life hasturned into out-and-out competition with some seriously flirtatious hallwayencounters on the side. Turns out in this competition, it's not just the houseon the line, it's their hearts"-- Provided by publisher.
    • Growth [electronic resource]
      Growth [electronic resource]
      Jeff Jacobson.
      Corn is America's grain and the very stuff of life. Now, scientists have created a genetically modified strain that repels all pests. It also unknowingly contains the DNA of a rare species of fungus that is invasive, virulently infectious, and very deadly. First, the fungus eats through your skin. Then, growths appear on your body, sprouting like hideously malignant mushrooms. Finally, the skin cracks and splits, releasing countless spores into the air. First you die, but the worst is still to come, the fungus uses your body. To kill. In a desperate attempt to check the invasion, millions of acres of cornfields have been burned down. But the epidemic has a relentless life of its own, and it will not be stopped.
    • A brief history of seven killings [electronic resource] : a novel
      A brief history of seven killings [electronic resource] : a novel
      Marlon James.
      From the acclaimed author of The Book of Night Women comes a masterfully written novel that explores the attempted assassination of Bob Marley in the late 1970s. On December 3, 1976, just before the Jamaican general election and two days before Bob Marley was to play the Smile Jamaica Concert, gunmen stormed his house, machine guns blazing. The attack nearly killed the Reggae superstar, his wife, and his manager, and injured several others. Marley would go on to perform at the free concert on December 5, but he left the country the next day, not to return for two years. Deftly spanning decades and continents and peopled with a wide range of characters'assassins, journalists, drug dealers, and even ghosts'A Brief History of Seven Killings is the fictional exploration of that dangerous and unstable time and its bloody aftermath, from the streets and slums of Kingston in the '70s, to the crack wars in '80s New York, to a radically altered Jamaica in the '90s. Brilliantly inventive and stunningly ambitious, this novel is a revealing modern epic that will secure Marlon James' place among the great literary talents of his generation.
    • Sacrifice [electronic resource]
      Sacrifice [electronic resource]
      Brigid Kemmerer.
      Michael Merrick is used to pressure. He's the only parent his three brothers have had for years. His power to control Earth could kill someone if he miscalculates. Now an Elemental Guide has it out for his family, and he's all that stands in the way. His girlfriend, Hannah, gets that. She's got a kid of her own, and a job as a firefighter that could end her life without a moment's notice. But there are people who have had enough of Michael's defiance, his family's "bad luck." Before he knows it, Michael's enemies have turned into the Merricks' enemies, and they're armed for war. They're not interested in surrender. But Michael isn't the white flag type anyway. There will be blood on the ground tonight. . .
    • Cave of wonders
      Cave of wonders
      Matthew J. Kirby.
      "Europe is in the grip of the Dark Ages, but there is a light in the dark: Baghdad. The great city has become a center of learning, populated by scholars, merchants, and explorers from all across the known world. But danger lurks in the desert ... and Dak, Sera, and Riq must act fast to save the world's greatest library from utter destruction."--Publisher's description.
    • Black dog [electronic resource] : hellhound chronicles
      Black dog [electronic resource] : hellhound chronicles
      Caitlin Kittredge.
      Black Dog by Caitlin Kittredge has descriptive copy which is not yet available from the Publisher.
    • Love bites
      Love bites
      Angela Knight.
      Three tales of seductive vampires and the women who love them. Join a kinky circle of pleasure, pain, and power in the Mageverse world, and get a new twist on the Arthurian legend as Percival, vampire Knight of the Round Table, decides to give Morgana le Fay a taste of bondages and submission she'll never forget. Then, a beautiful vampire and her two vamp lovers lock horns with a wizard who casts a spell on Beau and Decker, making Amanda finds herself the object of both men's lust. And in the final highly erotic novella, beautiful, virginal, and very human Verica is captured by three hungry alpha vampires driven deliriously feral by her purity, leaving Verica more vulnerable than ever before... and loving every minute of it.
    • Master of darkness
      Master of darkness
      Angela Knight.
      The stunning conclusion to the Mageverse series, where two werewolves must work together to save all of Magekind, even as they fight the attraction that draws their souls together.
    • Memory maze
      Memory maze
      Gordon Korman.
      Jackson Opus and his family have been forced into hiding because his identity as a powerful young hypnotist has been leaked out--but his enemy Dr. Mako is still out to find him to use his mesmerizing skills for evil purposes.
    • The hypnotists
      The hypnotists
      by Gordon Korman.
      Twelve-year-old Jackson Opus is descended from two powerful hypnotist bloodlines, but he has just begun to realize that he can control other peoples' actions with sometimes frightening results--especially when the head of the Sentia Institute plans to use Jackson for his own benefit.
    • Smokin' hot
      Smokin' hot
      Lynn LaFleur.

    • Surprised by love : a novel
      Surprised by love : a novel
      Julie Lessman.
      When Megan McClare turns to Bram Hughes for support and advice, Bram develops a sudden unwelcome attraction to a girl he had always thought of as a kid sister. He advises forgiveness, but can he forgive himself for pushing the woman he loves into the arms of another man?
    • Elisa the royal adventure fairy
      Elisa the royal adventure fairy
      by Daisy Meadows.
      Rachel and Kirsty are so excited to spend the week at the Golden Palace. They're going to live like real princesses! But before long, they discover that something is terribly wrong. The Princess Fairies' magic tiaras are missing! Without them, both Fairyland and the human world are a royal mess. Without Elisa the Royal Adventure Fairy's magic tiara, Rachel and Kirsty's treasure hunt at the Golden Palace is going all wrong. Can they find Elisa's tiara and help make adventures everywhere fun again?
    • Come the fear [electronic resource]
      Come the fear [electronic resource]
      Chris Nickson.
      Nottingham and his associates are on the case when a female corpse is discovered in a burned house.
    • The Crooked Spire
      The Crooked Spire
      Nickson, Chris.
      1361: Orphaned by the Black Death, all John possesses are the tools that belonged to his father, a carpenter, and an uncanny ability to work wood. His travels bring him to Chesterfield, where he finds work erecting the spire of the new church. But no sooner does he begin than the master carpenter is murdered and John himself becomes a suspect. To prove his innocence John must help the coroner in his search for his killer, a quest that brings him up against some powerful enemies in a town where he is still a stranger and friends are few. Chris Nickson brilliantly evokes the feeling of time.
    • At the dying of the year [electronic resource]
    • The constant lovers [electronic resource] : a Richard Nottingham mystery
      The constant lovers [electronic resource] : a Richard Nottingham mystery
      Chris Nickson.
      July, 1732. On a hot summer morning, Richard Nottingham, Constable of Leeds, is called out when a young woman is found stabbed to death among the ruins of Kirkstall Abbey. In her pocket is a love note: '-Soon we'll be together and our hearts can sing loud, my love, W.' What happened to the maid who accompanied her mistress on her final, fatal journey? Who is the mysterious '-W' who signed the note? Nottingham must delve into the dark secrets of the rich and influential to uncover the truth.
    • The fall of the house of Usher
      The fall of the house of Usher
      Edgar Allan Poe.
      A visitor to a gloomy mansion finds a childhood friend dying under the spell of a family curse.
    • Spymasters [electronic resource]
      Spymasters [electronic resource]
      Clifford Riley.
      Three adventure stories from the Cahill vault, together for the first time! Read at your own risk... In 1814, redcoats burned the White House to the ground. In 1889, Harry Houdini discovered a trick that would save his life. In 1955, the U.S. launched the world's first nuclear submarine. And one family pulled the strings behind the scenes at each of these events: the Cahills--the most powerful family the world has ever known.
    • A robertson family christmas [electronic resource]
      A robertson family christmas [electronic resource]
      Kay Robertson, Korie Robertson and Travis Thrasher.

    • The best man's secret
    • Thea Stilton and the secret of the old castle [electronic resource]
      Thea Stilton and the secret of the old castle [electronic resource]
      [text by Thea Stilton
      "When the Thea Sisters' friend Bridget returns to Scotland for a family emergency, the five mice offer to help. And when Bridget goes missing, they have to rush to Scotland to find her! Along the way, the Thea Sisters encounter Celtic legends, cryptic messages, and hidden treasures on a trip that's full of surprises!" -- p. [4] of cover.
    • Buttermilk sky [electronic resource]
    • Christmas at twilight [electronic resource] : a twilight, texas novel
      Christmas at twilight [electronic resource] : a twilight, texas novel
      Lori Wilde.
      Christmas at Twilight by Lori Wilde has descriptive copy which is not yet available from the Publisher.
    • Lee
      Beth Williamson.

    • Ninja boy goes to school
      Ninja boy goes to school
      by N.D. Wilson
      "A little boy explains what it's like to go to school--when you're a ninja"-- Provided by publisher.