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    • Around the way girls 7.
    • Mornings in Jenin [electronic resource] : a novel
    • Courageous [electronic resource] : a novelization
      Courageous [electronic resource] : a novelization
      by Randy Alcorn
      Dedicated law enforcement officers Adam Mitchell and Nathan Hayes face a different kind of challenge when they become fathers, but as their children begin to drift farther away, and tragedy hits home, they must find a way to become closer to God.
    • Safely home [electronic resource]
      Safely home [electronic resource]
      Randy Alcorn.
      A soul-stirring story of two college friends who reconnect after 20 years. One is living life apart from God in comfortable corporate America while the other is living for Christ under intense persecution in China.
    • Forest of the pygmies
      Forest of the pygmies
      Isabel Allende
      Eighteen-year-old Alexander Cold and his grandmother travel to Africa on an elephant-led safari, but discover a corrupt world of poaching and slavery.
    • Death comes for the archbishop [electronic resource]
      Death comes for the archbishop [electronic resource]
      Willa Cather.
      The story of a French priest who goes to New Mexico and with another priest win the southwest for the Catholic Church. After forty years, he dies--the archbishop of Santa Fe.
    • Captivated
      Dane, Lauren,
      Vincenz Fardelle, exiled son of the Supreme Leader of the Imperialist Universe, has spent much of the last ten years working to stop the threat his father poses. But he?s not alone in his quest. Julian Marsters has lost his best friend and countless others in the war and has made vengeance his only goal. ?In each other, Julian and Vincenz find not only like minds, but kindred spirits. However unexpected their relationship, everything changes for Vincenz and Julian when Hannah Black comes into their lives. Having been captured and held in near total isolation by imperialist troops, their immediate response is to protect her. Emotionally shattered but resilient, Hannah rebuilds herself. ?Because of the warm safety she finds in the arms of Julian?and Vincenz?For the two men, wrestling with their passionate feelings for Hannah is only the beginning. War is about to send all three into harm?s way and an equally dangerous secret could tear them apart.
    • Girls' night out
      Girls' night out
      Lauren Dane.
      Lily and Nathan's wedding is just a few short weeks away, and the Murphys and Chases are doing their parties up right! It's Friday, and the women head to the Pumphouse to celebrate with cocktails, cake, and laughter. The men? They're at the Tonk for beers, wings, and trash talk.
    • Drawn together
      Drawn together
      Lauren Dane.

    • Trinity [electronic resource]
    • Wild darkness
      Wild darkness
      Lauren Dane.
      Lauren Dane's breathtaking series comes to a thrilling conclusion as the heat of all-out war fans the fires of an otherworldly romance The bombing that almost killed Owen witch Molly Ryan has worsened the tensions between the humans and the Others. While the Others desperately campaign to prevent the passage of a law that would strip their people of all rights, the human separatists develop an agenda far worse than anyone imagined. With her position more precarious than ever, security head Helena Jaansen finds herself relying more and more heavily on her personal guard, Faine Leviathan, and, despite her better instincts, falling more deeply into the intimate connection that they share. As Helena and Faine's explosive passion grows, a deadly separatist plot is discovered, one that could mean ultimate destruction for the Others, and war breaks out between the two opposing factions. With the Others forced into hiding, Helena must overcome her fear of repeating past failures to save her people--and her heart--before it's too late
    • Laid open [electronic resource]
      Laid open [electronic resource]
      Lauren Dane.
      All she needed to pack was a few bikinis, a toothbrush and some sunscreen. This is what Ben told Erin when he presented her and Todd with tickets to Fiji and the promise of ten days of nothing but sleeping until whenever they wanted, sex without having to lock the door and lots of alone time. And that's what they have. Long days and nights filled with pleasure. Long enough that the stress and exhaustion drops away and the three can simply enjoy each other. They've got heat. More than ever before. Recharging their batteries has also brought new levels of intimacy and connection. But when Erin stumbles over the pain of her past, both men band together to not only help her through, but to help each other as well.
    • Second chances [electronic resource]
      Second chances [electronic resource]
      Lauren Dane.
      Ten years ago, Rori Simon left town shy, unattractive and with zero self-esteem. Now she's back, older, stronger and finally loving herself--and it shows. Hot men are soon knocking at her door, including Jude Callahan, the bad boy who starred in her teenage daydreams...and her adult fantasies. Jude can't believe the sexy, confident woman before him is actually Rori! She's gotten under his skin like no other woman has...and she brings out secret desires he can't resist. He wants to dominate Rori with every fiber of his being. Wants to own her and pleasure her. To cherish her as he makes her his. Rori discovers she likes being controlled. She also knows Jude is not a one-woman man. Everything changes when she meets Zach Helm. Edgy, sensual Zach knows just what she needs, and before long, she's in love. Jude watches them together and wonders if he's lost his chance forever...
    • Cascadia wolves [electronic resource] : Wolf unbound
    • Chaos burning
      Chaos burning
      Lauren Dane.
      When a mysterious war is waged among the Others, turning witches and humans against each other, Lark Jaansen, hunter in Clan Gennesse, and Simon Leviathan, a warrior not of this world, must race against time to stop a single, hungry entity that has returned to gorge on the magick of its victims.
    • Supernatural Born Killers [electronic resource]
      Supernatural Born Killers [electronic resource]
      Casey Daniels.
      Former cemetery tour guide and reluctant medium Pepper Martin is thrilled when she gets her job back?with a promotion. But her new position is turning out to be more than she can handle, especially with the dead clamoring for her attention??As Garden View Cemetery?s new community relations manager, Pepper is feeling overwhelmed with planning the annual party to attract new sponsors. Luckily, some of the cemetery?s permanent residents have volunteered to give Pepper a ghostly hand, and she?s not about to turn away the help. But when a murdered ghost starts leaving puddles everywhere, Pepper quickly finds her newly acquired free time occupied.?The dead man is her ex-boyfriend Quinn?s former partner Jack Haggarty?and he isn?t going away until Pepper figures out the real reason behind his murder. And while Quinn recently had a brush with the afterlife, he still isn?t ready to accept Pepper?s abilities?or offer his skills as a detective. Now, Pepper has to convince Quinn she?s the real deal and investigate Jack?s death?before someone else meets their end in a watery grave...
    • Wild Wild Death [electronic resource]
      Wild Wild Death [electronic resource]
      Casey Daniels.
      Her job has been cut, she's low on cash, and her detective sometime- boyfriend refuses to even talk about her ability to see the dead and solve their murders. So Pepper is most certainly down for a vacation to get her spirits up. But when her cute scientist friend Dan is kidnapped, Pepper soon stumbles upon another deadly mystery that brings her to New Mexico. And she's after a clever murderer-one whose idea of Boot Hill has nothing to do with Jimmy Choo.
    • Tomb with a view [electronic resource]
      Tomb with a view [electronic resource]
      Casey Daniels.
      "With the help of the ghost of James A. Garfield, cemetery tour guide and reluctant medium Pepper Martin decides to show up her detective ex-boyfriend by solving the murder of Marjorie Klinker, an obnoxious volunteer who took an assisted header over the balcony in the Garfield memorial." -- NoveList.
    • A hard day's fright [electronic resource]
      A hard day's fright [electronic resource]
      Casey Daniels.
      One night in 1966 after a Beatles concert, a teenager named Lucy started home with her friends and was never seen again--until she decides to haunt reluctant medium Pepper Martin. Lucy's spirit can't rest in peace until her body is found and buried, but how will Pepper track down a missing corpse after 45 years?
    • Mischief in Mudbug [electronic resource]
    • Trouble in Mudbug [electronic resource]
      Trouble in Mudbug [electronic resource]
      Jana DeLeon.
      Maryse Roicheaux can't help heaving a sigh of relief at the news that her not-so-beloved mother-in-law has kicked the busket. The woman was rude, manipulative and loved lording over everyone as the richest citizen of Mudbug, Louisiana. Unfortunately, death doesn't slow Helena Henry down one bit. Being haunted--or more like harried-- by Helena's ghost isn't even the worst of Maryse's problems. Close to making a huge medical breakthrouhg, she's suddenly been given an officemate, and the only thing bigger than Luc LeJeune's ego is his sex appeal. Maryse would bet her life the hot half-Creole is hiding something. Especially because it seems someone's out to kill her. But ggetting Luc to spill his secrets while avoiding Helena's histrionics and staying alive herself will be the ultimate bayou balancing act.
    • Showdown in Mudbug [electronic resource]
      Showdown in Mudbug [electronic resource]
      Jana DeLeon.
      Who Killed Helena Henry? Actually, considering her past, a better question would be: who didn't want her dead? Prying, spying, pushy, pesky-- she was the most meddlesome mother-in-law in all of Louisiana. Death hasn't changed anything, either. Her specter still roams and is looking for justice-- and a snack. Of course, mortals such as self-proclaimed psychic Raissa Bordeaux believe there are more important mysteries to be solved. One involves a rash of child kidnappings. Another is New Orleans Detective Zach Blanchard: why do such fine behinds always end up on such uptight men? If only her crystal ball really gave answers. Instead, she'll have to rely on Mudbug's garrulous ghost, her own dark past and a Bayou boy-in-blue who might turn out to be her very own frog prince.
    • Material girl [electronic resource]
      Material girl [electronic resource]
      Keisha Ervin.
      Dylan, who lives a luxurious life despite being broke, finds herself plunged into a world of lies, lust, love, and betrayal when she attempts to cope with her latest break-up by turning to her best friend's brother for comfort.
    • All i love and know [electronic resource] : a novel
      All i love and know [electronic resource] : a novel
      Judith Frank.
      Told with the storytelling power and emotional fidelity of Wally Lamb, this is a searing drama of a modern American family on the brink of dissolution, one that explores adoption, gay marriage, and love lost and found. For years, Matthew Greene and Daniel Rosen have enjoyed a quiet domestic life together in Northampton, Massachusetts. Opposites in many ways, they have grown together and made their relationship work. But when they learn that Daniel's twin brother and sister-in-law have been killed in a bombing in Jerusalem, their lives are suddenly, utterly transformed. In dealing with their families and the need to make a decision about who will raise the deceased couple's two children, both Matthew and Daniel are confronted with challenges that strike at the very heart of their relationship. What is Matthew's place in an extended family that does not completely accept him or the commitment he and Daniel have made' How do Daniel's questions about his identity as a Jewish man affect his life as a gay American' Tensions only intensify when they learn that the deceased parents wanted Matthew and Daniel to adopt the children'six-year-old Gal, and baby Noam. The impact this instant new family has on Matthew, Daniel, and their relationship is subtle and heartbreaking, yet not without glimmers of hope. They must learn to reinvent and redefine their bond in profound, sometimes painful ways. What kind of parents can these two men really be' How does a family become strong enough to stay together and endure' And are there limits to honesty or commitment'or love'
    • Philadelphia : street justice
      Philadelphia : street justice
      Treasure Hernandez.
      When Billie was eight years old, her father was murdered. Ever since that day, she has vowed to bring every criminal to justice, especially the man responsible for her father's death. Twenty years later, Billie is still on a mission to rid the streets of criminals. If she can't do it legally, then she takes matters into her own hands.
    • A king is born [electronic resource]
      A king is born [electronic resource]
      Treasure Hernandez.
      Halleigh is kidnapped by Malek's adversary, who is holding her for ransom, and Malek only has seventy-two hours to save her, or she will be gone forever.
    • A pimp's life [electronic resource]
      A pimp's life [electronic resource]
      Treasure Hernandez..
      In the tradition of Donald Goines and Iceberg Slim comes A Pimp's Life, the story of the rise and fall of Mack Jones. He's at the top of his pimp game in Queens, New York, until he breaks one of the cardinal rules of Pimping 101 and falls in love with one of his girls.
    • Bought for the Sicilian billionaire's bed [electronic resource]
      Bought for the Sicilian billionaire's bed [electronic resource]
      Sharon Kendrick.
      To get the hordes of predatory women off his back, billionaire Salvatore Cardini impulsively asks his petite office cleaner to be his convenient mistress!
    • A bride for the black sheep brother
    • Dog days
      Dog days
      by Joe McKinney. Deadly passage / by Sanford Allen.
      Dog Days: It's the summer of 1983 and the suburbs of Houston are reeling from a disastrous hurricane. But the storm brought more than wind and floodwaters. In the swamps that surround Clear Lake a brutal and possibly supernatural killer is gathering strength, and waiting for the full moon. The focus of his bloodlust is fifteen year old Mark Eckert. Reckless to a fault, with a knack for making spectacularly bad decisions, Mark had planned to spend that last summer before high school wandering the swamps with his friends and his beloved dog Max. But after a chance encounter with the lunatic, Mark's summer becomes a time of terror and tragedy. With his life on the line, Mark's courage will be tested to his limits and beyond as he struggles to survive the hottest days of summer: the dog days.
    • Crisis four
      Crisis four
      Andy McNab.
      Ex-SAS trooper Nick Stone is extremely highly trained. Clever, ruthless and very effective, it is no surprise that he is hired by the Secret Service. On deniable operations - one of the most dangerous lines of work. Sarah Greenwood is beautiful, intelligent and cunning - and the only woman Stone has ever truly opened up to. But now he has been ordered to hunt her down. Hotly pursued through the American wilderness, Stone finds himself at the center of a deadly game of cat and mouse. He must get to the heart of a terrifying conspiracy theory to which only Sarah holds the key. But will he manage to her before the tension reaches boiling point?
    • Firewall
      Andy McNab.
      Tough, resourceful and ruthless, ex-SAS trooper Nick Stone is now working for the intelligence service on deniable operations. And is desperately in need of cash. When he is offered a lucrative freelance job, Stone thinks his problems are over. All he needs to do is kidnap a Russian mafia warlord. And so Stone is thrust into the grim underworld of Estonia, with unknown aggressors stalking the Arctic landscape. Russia has launched a cyber-espionage attack, hacking into the West's most sensitive military secrets. Stone must stop them. But the mafia are waiting in the wings with their own chillingly brutal solution.
    • At No Man's Command
      At No Man's Command
      Melanie Milburne.
      It looks like our favorite tearaway, the notorious Aiesha Adams, is trying to change her spots. Inside sources have revealed that not only is she currently holed up in the Scottish countryside with the gorgeous aristocrat James Challender, but the pair are secretly engaged!
    • Appointment in Samarra
      Appointment in Samarra
      John O'Hara
      "In December 1930, just before Christmas, the Gibbsville, Pennsylvania, social circuit is electrified with parties and dances. At the center of the social elite stand Julian and Caroline English. But in one rash moment born inside a highball glass, Julian breaks with polite society and begins a rapid descent toward self-destruction"
    • A deal with Demakis
      A deal with Demakis
      Tara Pammi.
      "Nikos Demakis's plan is set. With his eye firmly on the CEO position of his grandfather's business he will finally lay his past to rest. And Lexi Nelson holds the key. She might resist, she'll definitely try to negotiate, but Nikos always gets what he wants. Lexi has never met anyone like Nikos. The power that he exudes is almost overwhelming. Almost. She's determined to prove that she's more than a match for him. But as the playing field changes from power to passion, it soon becomes a battle of wills that she's not sure she wants to win!"--Page [4] of cover.
    • Soul of the wildcat [electronic resource]
    • Siren's desire
      Siren's desire
      Devyn Quinn.
      Recruited by Mason McKenzie, the captain of the naval task force on the hunt for Queen Mageara, siren Addison Lonike finds their mission compromised by their attraction to each other, and finds herself torn between her life in the sea and passion.
    • Siren's surrender [electronic resource]
      Siren's surrender [electronic resource]
      Devyn Quinn.
      Never embracing her mermaid heritage, Gwen Lonike lives in the human world as the owner of a Maine B & B. But after the gateway to the mermaid kingdom is opened, freeing its dangerous queen, Gwen can no longer hide, nor keep her secret from covert agent Blake Whittaker.
    • Evergreen : a novel
      Evergreen : a novel
      Rebecca Rasmussen.

    • Breaking danger [electronic resource] : a ghost ops novel
      Breaking danger [electronic resource] : a ghost ops novel
      Lisa Marie Rice.
      Only one man and one woman can stop the world from burning in this thrilling final volume in Lisa Marie Rice's sexy Ghost Ops series, in which an elite super-secret military team must face down doomsday and protect the gifted women they love. Haven, a community of misfits and geniuses, is one of the few safe places remaining in a world on fire. Run by the Ghost Ops team, three dangerous, fearless, soldiers who were once betrayed and disgraced will fiercely protect their country and the women they adore from a deadly plague that has turned people into violent monsters. Beautiful brilliant Dr. Sophie Daniels is trapped in her home with the only antidote to the plague. Former Ghost Ops elite operative Jon Ryan is sent on a suicide rescue mission, brutally fighting his way to her side. Together they must cross treacherous terrain before they can return to Haven. But for them to succeed, Sophie must trust this tormented soul and place her life, and her heart, in his hands. Years of combat training has prepared Jon for this moment. Unafraid, nothing is too dangerous now that he's found Sophie. He will risk everything, fight anyone, for her and a future filled with hope and love. The Ghost Ops Series Book 1: Heart of Danger Book 2: I Dream of Danger Author's Note: BREAKING DANGER is the thrilling conclusion to the Ghost Ops trilogy. Each book can be read as a standalone.
    • Fated
      Morgan Rice.
      16 year old Scarlet Paine struggles to understand what's happening to her, as she wakes and realizes she's becoming a vampire. Alienated from her parents and her friends, the only person she has left to turn to is Sage, the mysterious boy who has quickly become the love of her life. Yet Sage, whose house she finds boarded up, is nowhere to be found. Scarlet, alone in the world, with nowhere left to turn, seeks out her friends and tries to reconcile with them. All seems to be patched up when they invite her to join them on a trip to an abandoned island in the Hudson--but as things get out of hand and Scarlet's true powers are revealed, who her friends and enemies are becomes more confusing than ever. Blake, still interested in her, tries to make amends. He seems sincere, and Scarlet is confused as she has to grapple with whether to be with Blake or to wait for Sage, who is nowhere to be found. When Scarlet finally finds Sage, they have the most romantic time of her life; yet it is tinged with tragedy, as Sage is dying, with but a few days left to live. Kyle, meanwhile, turned into the only other vampire left in the world, is on a murderous rampage, seeking Scarlet; Caitlin and Caleb consult with Aiden, and they each embark on different missions--Caleb to stop and kill Kyle, and Caitlin, to the famed Yale University library, to research the ancient relic rumored to both cure and kill vampires for all time. It is a race against time, and it may be too late. Scarlet is changing rapidly, barely able to control what she's becoming, and Sage is dying with each passing moment. As the book culminates in an action-packed, shocking twist, Scarlet will be left with a monumental choice--one that will change the world forever. Will Scarlet make the ultimate sacrifice to save Sage's life? Will she risk everything she has for love?
    • The collector [electronic resource] : a Dante Walker novel
      The collector [electronic resource] : a Dante Walker novel
      Victoria Scott.
      Dante Walker is flippin' awesome, and he knows it. His good looks, killer charm, and stellar confidence has made him one of Hell's best - a soul collector. His job is simple, weed through humanity and label those round rears with a big red good or bad stamp. Old Saint Nick gets the good guys, and he gets the fun ones. Bag-and-tag. Sealing souls is nothing personal. Dante's an equal opportunity collector and doesn't want it any other way. But he'll have to adjust, because Boss Man has given him a new assignment: Collect Charlie Cooper's soul within 10 days. Dante doesn't know.
    • The catch : a novel
      The catch : a novel
      Taylor Stevens.
      Passing as a man while working at sea for a security company she discovers is part of a gunrunning operation, Vanessa Michael Munroe escapes a pirate attack and agrees to help find her crewmates only to discover that the hijackers were seeking the ship captain under her care.
    • Messiah [electronic resource]
      Messiah [electronic resource]
      S. Andrew Swann.
      The last stand against the self-proclaimed God, Adam, has retreated to the anarchic planet Bakunin-a world besieged by civil war. Humanity's last hope lies with Nickolai Rajasthan, a Moreau who believes that the human race that created his kind is already damned beyond redemption.
    • The callsign [electronic resource] : a Taskforce story, featuring an exclusive excerpt from Enemy of mine
    • Adventures of Huckleberry Finn [electronic resource]
      Adventures of Huckleberry Finn [electronic resource]
      Mark Twain.
      Huckleberry Finn, Tom Sawyer's best friend, escapes down the Mississippi on a raft with the runaway slave, Jim. One of the iconic American novels, it caused a stir when published because of the vernacular used by Twain to characterize Jim and the people of the Mississippi. Twain's criticism of racial segregation and the treatment of slaves was thrown into turbulent criticisms at the turn of the century however, when he himself was accused of racist stereotyping and frequent use of the word "nigger"
    • A Daughter's perfect secret [electronic resource]
      A Daughter's perfect secret [electronic resource]
      Kimberly Van Meter.
      With its beautiful, blissful residents and close-knit community, Cold Plains seems the ideal place to settle down. But Dr. Rafe Black senses the crack in its veneer the moment he arrives. On a desperate mission, he can't allow anything to stand in his way. Including the captivating woman who could be harboring the town's most horrific secret? Reeling from the revelation that she isn't who she thought she was, Darcy Craven isn't leaving until she uncovers the truth about her past. She knows she shouldn't trust the handsome healer with the sad smile. But every step brings Rafe and Darcy closer together?and closer to a truth that could cost them their lives.
    • Cowboy comes back [electronic resource]
      Cowboy comes back [electronic resource]
      Jeannie Watt.
      "Now that his rodeo career is over, Kade Danning has nowhere else to crawl but back home. He wishes he could just keep his head down, fix up his father's abandoned ranch and then sell it so he can afford to spend more time with his daughter. Move back, then move on--quickly. Unfortunately, after ten long years he can't avoid Libby Hale. Kade has loved Libby all his life and he'd give his championship titles never to have hurt her. But he did. And convincing her to forgive him is the hardest challenge he's ever faced--in or out of the area"--Cover verso.
    • Blackout
      Robison Wells.
      "A mysterious virus is spreading through America, infecting teenagers with incredible powers--and a group of four teens are about to find their lives intertwined in a web of danger and catastrophic destruction"--Provided by publisher.
    • Cut and thrust
      Cut and thrust
      Stuart Woods.
      "Stone Barrington enters the cutthroat fray of politics in the exceptional new thriller from New York Times--bestselling author Stuart Woods. When Stone Barrington travels to Los Angeles for the biggest political convention of the year, he finds the scene quite shaken up: a dazzling newcomer-and close friend of Stone's-has given the delegates an unexpected choice, crucial alliances are made and broken behind closed doors, and it seems that more than one seat may be up for grabs. And amid the ambitious schemers and hangers-on are a few people who may use the chaotic events as cover for more sinister plans. In this milieu of glad-handing and backroom deals, only the canniest player can come out on top. and it will take all of Stone's discretion and powers of persuasion to arrange a desirable outcome"-- Provided by publisher.