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A comfortable wife by Laurens, Stephanie, author.

A comfortable wife

Miss Antonia Mannering had made plans, and Lord Philip Ruthven played a large part in them. They had been childhood friends, but had not seen each other for years. She knew Philip was popular with the ladies, but he had never married any of them. Wouldn't he now be ready for a wife? If she could prove to him that she could run his home, not disgrace him in Society and be a comfortable wife for him, surely he would be prompted to propose to her. That they might fall in love had never occurred to

Dec 28, 2014
A dream of home by Clipston, Amy.

A dream of home

Following the death of her fiance, Former Air Force flight nurse Madeleine finds herself working as a maid at the Lancaster Grand Hotel, where she meets Amish single parent Saul Beiler and his daughter, and begins to feel close to them.

Dec 24, 2014
A fairy tale by Bengtsson, Jonas T., 1976-

A fairy tale

"In a Europe without borders, where social norms have become fragile, a son must confront the sins of his father and grandfather, and invent new strategies for survival A young boy grows up with a loving father who has little respect for the law. They are always on the run, and as they move from place to place, the boy is often distraught to leave behind new friendships. Because it would be dicey for him to go to school, his anarchistic father gives him an unconventional education intended to

Dec 26, 2014
A future arrived by Rock, Phillip, 1927-

A future arrived

In a decade of uncertainty, young people born just after World War I struggle to forge their own paths, including the fatherless Derek Ramsey, his friend Colin, American Martin Rilke, and the Wood-Lacy twins and their sister Kate.

Dec 28, 2014
A history of loneliness - a novel by Boyne, John, 1971-

A history of loneliness - a novel

"An honorable priest recalls his life and ultimately confronts his own complicity in the heinous acts of his best friend from the seminary"--

Dec 26, 2014
A Love Like Blood by Sedgwick, Marcus

A Love Like Blood

Dec 26, 2014
A measure of mercy by Snelling, Lauraine.

A measure of mercy

18-year-old Astrid Bjorklund has always dreamed of being a doctor. But will she have to give up love to pursue her dream?

Dec 28, 2014
A most inconvenient marriage by Jennings, Regina (Regina Lea)

A most inconvenient marriage

"Having fled a difficult home life, Civil War nurse Abigail Stuart feels like her only friend in the world is sweet but gravely wounded patient Jeremiah Calhoun. Fearing he won't survive, the Confederate soldier's last wish is that Abigail look after his sickly sister at home. Marry him, return to his horse farm, and it'll be hers. Left with few choices, Abigail takes him up on his offer and moves to Missouri after his death, but just as the family learns to accept her, the real Jeremiah Calhoun

Dec 22, 2014
A Robertson Family Christmas - a novella by Robertson, Kay, 1946-

A Robertson Family Christmas - a novella

Dec 28, 2014
A royal Fortune by Duarte, Judy, author.

A royal Fortune

Jensen Fortune Chesterfield and rodeo rider Amber Rogers are from two different worlds, but their differences just might be the makings for true love in Horseback Hollow.

Dec 25, 2014
A Season for Martyrs by Shah, Bina

A Season for Martyrs

Dec 26, 2014
A Season of Fear by Freeman, Brian

A Season of Fear

Dec 26, 2014
A String of beads by Perry, Thomas, 1947- author.

A String of beads

After two decades spent protecting innocent victims on the run, and a year after getting shot on a job that took a dangerous turn for the worse, Jane McKinnon, ne´e Whitefield, has settled into the quiet life of a suburban housewife in Amherst, New York--or so she thinks. One morning as she comes back from a long run, Jane is met by an unusual sight: the eight female leaders of her Seneca tribe parked in her driveway in two black cars. A childhood friend of Jane's from the reservation, Jimmy, is

Dec 28, 2014
A touch of stardust by Alcott, Kate.

A touch of stardust

Dec 26, 2014
A year after Henry - a novel by Pelletier, Cathie, author.

A year after Henry - a novel

Bixley, Maine. One year after Henry Munroe's fatal heart attack at age forty-one, his doting parents, prudish wife, rebellious son, and wayward brother are still reeling. So is Evie Cooper, a bartender, self-proclaimed "spiritual portraitist," and Henry's former mistress. While his widow, Jeanie, struggles with the betrayal, Henry's overbearing mother is making plans to hold a memorial service. As the date of the tribute draws closer and these worlds threaten to collide, the Munroes grapple with

Dec 22, 2014
After Birth by Albert, Elisa, 1978-

After Birth

Dec 26, 2014
After dark by Barton, Beverly.

After dark

As the heat of summer gives way to sultry September, a shroud of suspicion settles over Nobles Crossing, a sleepy Alabama town where Lane Noble Graham is accused of murdering her ex-husband. Everyone has something to hide.

Dec 25, 2014
After midnight by Garbera, Katherine.

After midnight

"At the stroke of midnight, Lindsey Collins will finally kiss Carter Shaw. A former championship skier, Lindsey had a life of all training and no play until a devastating injury sidelined her. Now she's ready to put her good-girl ways behind her and kick off the New Year with a little fun...and the sexy snowboarder is the perfect distraction! Now that Carter has Lindsey in his arms for one mind-blowing night, he's not giving up. He'll do whatever it takes to break through her Ice Queen exterior

Dec 25, 2014
Against Doctor's Orders by Radclyffe

Against Doctor's Orders

Dec 28, 2014
All about skin - short fiction by women of color by

All about skin - short fiction by women of color

All About Skin features twenty-seven stories by women writers of color whose short fiction has earned them a range of honors ... The prose in this multicultural anthology addresses such themes as racial prejudice, media portrayal of beauty, and family relationships and spans genres from the comic and the surreal to startling realism. It demonstrates the power and range of some of the most exciting women writing short fiction today.

Dec 25, 2014
All for you by

All for you

Dec 28, 2014
Amherst - a novel by Nicholson, William.

Amherst - a novel

"From an Oscar-nominated screenwriter and the author of Motherland, a novel about two love affairs set in Amherst--one in the present, one in the past, and both presided over by Emily Dickinson. Alice Dickinson is a young advertising executive who worksin London and dreams of becoming a screenwriter. She decides to take some time off work to research her idea for a screenplay: the true story of a scandalous adulterous love affair that took place in Amherst, Massachusetts, in the 1880s. The love

Dec 26, 2014
Another night, another day by Rayner, Sarah.

Another night, another day

"Three people, each crying out for help.There's Karen, about to lose her father; Abby, whose son has autism and needs constant care, and Michael, a family man on the verge of bankruptcy. As each sinks under the strain, they're brought together at Moreland's Clinic. Here, behind closed doors, they reveal their deepest secrets, confront and console one another, and share plenty of laughs. But how will they cope when a new crisis strikes? From the international bestselling author, Sarah Rayner, Ano

Dec 28, 2014
At home in last chance - a novel by Armstrong, Cathleen.

At home in last chance - a novel

Dec 28, 2014
Before He Finds Her by Kardos, Michael

Before He Finds Her

Dec 26, 2014
Beyond all dreams by Camden, Elizabeth, 1948-

Beyond all dreams

"In 1897 Washington, D.C., Anna O'Brien, a librarian at the Library of Congress, assists charismatic young congressman Luke Callahan, but the more political secrets they uncover the more their growing trust is strained"--

Dec 28, 2014
Binary Star by Gerard, Sarah

Binary Star

Dec 26, 2014
Bold tricks by Halle, Karina, author.

Bold tricks

Raised by con artists, Ellie Watt has a lot of crazy childhood memories-but none crazier than being scarred with acid by the demented crime boss Travis Raines. Now Ellie is a full-grown woman who lives for revenge, and Travis is a full-blown drug lord who kills for pleasure. The sadistic bastard has kidnapped her good friend Gus as well as her mother, whom he's been holding as prized possessions in his heavily guarded lair. And Ellie has only one chance in hell of getting them out alive-using tw

Dec 24, 2014
Broken bonds by Harper, Karen (Karen S.), author.

Broken bonds

"Cold Creek is a place with a dark history, especially for the Lockwoods. Now adults, the three Lockwood sisters are still recovering from the events that led to the destruction of their family when they were children. Determined to move forward, Tess and Kate are making fresh starts, ready to put bad--even deadly--memories to rest and settle happily in the small but booming town. And they're hoping their older sister, Charlene, can do the same. Char is back in town seeking comfort as she figure

Dec 28, 2014
Butterflies in November by Auður A. Ólafsdóttir, 1958- author.

Butterflies in November

After being dumped and then winning the lottery, a woman in her thirties, along with her best friend's four-year-old deaf-mute son, takes a transformative road trip through Iceland, encountering eccentrics and finding herself.

Dec 22, 2014
By love unveiled by Jeffries, Sabrina.

By love unveiled

Lady Marianne Winchilsea, who is fleeing from those who believe she was involved in a plot to kill the king, is unwilling to trust anyone, especially Garret Lockwood, the Earl of Falkham, the man who usurped her family home.

Dec 24, 2014
Charms for the easy life by Gibbons, Kaye, 1960-

Charms for the easy life

Margaret struggles toward adulthood in a world torn apart by the Second World War and complicated by her strong-willed mother, Sophia, and grandmother, Charlie Kate, in a story about three generations of passionate, willful Southern women.

Dec 28, 2014
Christmas cowboy duet by Ferrarella, Marie.

Christmas cowboy duet

His heroic rescue of a stranger caught in a flash flood just changed Liam Murphy's life--big-time. With Whitney Marlowe's help, the laid-back country-and-western singer could be a star. Only now, with the dynamic LA talent scout stranded in his Texas town, during the holidays no less, Liam has another dream: a permanent duet. The long, lean cowboy with the soulful eyes makes the most beautiful music Whitney has ever heard. Fate brought her to Forever, and the town embraced her, inviting her to h

Dec 24, 2014
Circles of time by Rock, Phillip, 1927-

Circles of time

Traces the lives of Alexandra Greville, Jamie Ross, and others during the era between the World Wars through the observations of freelance journalist Martin Rilke.

Dec 28, 2014
Closer Than You Think by Rose, Karen

Closer Than You Think

Dec 26, 2014
Dark debt - a Chicagoland vampires novel by Neill, Chloe.

Dark debt - a Chicagoland vampires novel

Dec 26, 2014
Dead Spots by Frater, Rhiannon

Dead Spots

Dec 26, 2014
Deep fire rising by Du Brul, Jack.

Deep fire rising

Dr. Philip Mercer, a wealthy geologist charged with overseeing the installation of a temporary nuclear waste holding tank at Nevada's infamous Area 51, discovers a secret group called the Order and their plans for world domination.

Dec 26, 2014
Die again by Gerritsen, Tess, author.

Die again

"Boston Detective Jane Rizzoli is on the case of a big game hunter found dead in his apartment, alone with the body of a beautiful white snow leopard he had recently been commissioned to procure and stuff for a high-profile museum in the area. Medical examiner Maura Isles connects the case to a number of seemingly unrelated deaths where the victims have all been found hanging upside down, the hallmark of a leopard's kill. Rizzoli follows the puzzling trail of clues all the way to Botswana, where

Dec 28, 2014
Disarm - the complete novel by Gray, June, 1979-

Disarm - the complete novel

When the secrets of the past begin to surface, the truth can be disarming...Twenty-six-year-old Elsie Sherman has had a crush on her brothers best friend, Henry Logan, since she was twelve years old. Unfortunately, Henry, now an Air Force officer, has only ever treated her like a younger sister, stepping into her brothers shoes after he was killed in action.

Dec 24, 2014
Disgruntled - a novel by Solomon, Asali.

Disgruntled - a novel

"An elegant, vibrant, startling coming-of-age novel, for anyone who's ever felt the shame of being alive Kenya Curtis is only eight years old, but she knows that she's different, even if she can't put her finger on how or why. It's not because she's Black--most of the other students in the fourth-grade class at her West Philadelphia elementary school are too. Maybe it's because she celebrates Kwanzaa, or because she's forbidden from reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. Maybe it's because she ca

Dec 26, 2014
Dogwood Hill by Woods, Sherryl, author.

Dogwood Hill

When former pro football quarterback Aidan Mitchell comes to Chesapeake Shore to coach the high school team, Liz March, who has sworn off men, finds herself falling for him until a devastating secret from his past threatens to destroy everything.

Dec 28, 2014
Don't be a stranger by Nesbitt, John D.

Don't be a stranger

Dec 26, 2014
Don't Forget Me, Bro by Cummings, John Michael

Don't Forget Me, Bro

Dec 26, 2014
Don't mean nuthin' - a military thriller by Lealos, Ron.

Don't mean nuthin' - a military thriller

"An assassin enacts revenge in a country melting in napalm ooze and madness. Frank Morgan, a young college grad raised on Army discipline, started his military career as a Phoenix Program assassin in Vietnam with nothing but faith, confidence, and belief in his country. In 1969, he boards the Freedom Bird and takes a seat next to a grizzled grunt. This is Morgan's first hint of what may be coming his way-and what he, as a soldier, may become. Throughout his tour, Morgan struggles with his beli

Dec 26, 2014
Dorothy Parker drank here by Meister, Ellen.

Dorothy Parker drank here

"The acid-tongued Dorothy Parker is back and haunting the halls of the Algonquin with her piercing wit, audacious voice, and unexpectedly tender wisdom. Heavenly peace? No, thank you. Dorothy Parker would rather wander the famous halls of the Algonquin Hotel, drink in hand, searching for someone, anyone, who will keep her company on this side of eternity. After forty years she thinks she's found the perfect candidate in Ted Shriver, a brilliant literary voice of the 1970s, silenced early in a

Dec 26, 2014
Earls Just Want to Have Fun by Galen, Shana

Earls Just Want to Have Fun

Dec 26, 2014
Edge of the enforcer by Sinclair, Cherise, author.

Edge of the enforcer

"Fleeing false murder charges, Lindsey lands in San Francisco. There she builds a satisfying life until, in the notorious Dark Haven BDSM club, she encounters deVries. Moth, meet flame. A security specialist and occasional mercenary, deVries needs an adorable submissive like a knife to the gut. Hell, she's not even a masochist. But here she is, all big brown eyes and sweet body and sassy mouth. Loyal. Tough-minded. Honest. Or maybe not, considering her ID is forged. If she thinks to lie to him

Dec 24, 2014
Eli by Hoffmann, Tracey, author.

Eli

Dec 28, 2014
Empire rising by Campbell, Rick (Navy Commander)

Empire rising

"Xiang Li Cheng, the President of the People's Republic of China, has both a problem and a plan. The problem is that the limited supply of oil available to China is threatening to derail his country's economic growth and prosperity. And to secure access to those resources, he must contend with powerful U.S. Navy and the Pacific Fleet. After a decades-long largely secret military build up, Cheng sets his plan in motion by suddenly invading Taiwan and drawing the Pacific Fleet in to its defense. W

Dec 26, 2014
End of the age by Robertson, Pat

End of the age

Dec 25, 2014
Errors of Judgment by Fraser, Caro

Errors of Judgment

Dec 26, 2014
Fancy by Davies, Jeremy M.

Fancy

Dec 28, 2014
Fault lines - [a novel] by Siddons, Anne Rivers.

Fault lines - [a novel]

When her daughter runs away to her aunt in California, Merritt Fowler of Georgia takes a plane to bring her back, the trip a welcome change from a demanding husband and an equally demanding mother-in-law who is suffering from Alzheimer's. The scene is set for a steamy romance during an earthquake.

Dec 28, 2014
Fiercombe Manor by Riordan, Kate.

Fiercombe Manor

"This haunting and richly imagined dual-narrative historical novel, which will appeal to fans of Rebecca and The Little Stranger, features two women of very different eras who are united by the secrets hidden within the walls of an English manor house"--

Dec 26, 2014
Fifty mice by Pyne, Daniel, author.

Fifty mice

"A suspenseful, paranoiac tale about an innocent citizen whisked into the witness protection program because he knows something that he doesn't know he knows"--

Dec 28, 2014
Filthy rich by Ryder, Dawn.

Filthy rich

"When Celeste Connor's abusive ex-husband is finally put in jail, she gets herself a black belt in martial arts. On the mat, she's in control, but she can't give up her ultra-feminine side. When Celeste meets Nartan Lupan, an ultra-wealthy restaurant owner, their intense attraction quickly takes them to the bedroom, where she discovers that Nartan loves the sexy, submissive woman she is. Still, Nartan's don't-take-no-for-an-answer attitude reminds her of her ex, and she refuses to get involved w

Dec 26, 2014
Find me - a novel by Van den Berg, Laura.

Find me - a novel

"After two acclaimed story collections, Laura van den Berg brings us Find Me, her highly anticipated debut novel--a gripping, imaginative, darkly funny tale of a young woman struggling to find her place in the world. Joy has no one. She spends her days working the graveyard shift at a grocery store outside Boston and nursing an addiction to cough syrup, an attempt to suppress her troubled past. But when a sickness that begins with memory loss and ends with death sweeps the country, Joy, for the

Dec 26, 2014
Finding Jake by Reardon, Bryan

Finding Jake

Dec 26, 2014
Flirting With Disaster - Fanning the Flames by Dahl, Victoria

Flirting With Disaster - Fanning the Flames

Dec 26, 2014
Forbidden to Love the Duke by Hunter, Jillian

Forbidden to Love the Duke

Dec 26, 2014
Forever Christmas by Miller, Robert Tate.

Forever Christmas

Dec 24, 2014
Full blaze - a Firehawks novel by Buchman, M. L. (Matthew Lieber) author.

Full blaze - a Firehawks novel

Air attack pilot Jeannie Clark and former CIA agent Cal Jackson are experts at fighting fires--but they don't stand a chance battling what their own hearts desire.

Dec 26, 2014
Funny girl - a novel by Hornby, Nick.

Funny girl - a novel

"From the bestselling author of High Fidelity, About a Boy, and A Long Way Down comes a highly anticipated new novel. Set in 1960's London, Funny Girl is a lively account of the adventures of the intrepid young Sophie Straw as she navigates her transformation from provincial ingenue to television starlet amid a constellation of delightful characters. Insightful and humorous, Nick Hornby's latest does what he does best: endears us to a cast of characters who are funny if flawed, and forces us to

Dec 26, 2014
Gabriel's bride by Lillard, Amy, author.

Gabriel's bride

Rachel Yoder hopes that she will one day know real love in her marriage of convenience to widower Gabriel Fisher, but she finds her efforts impeded by Gabriel's six children who have rebelled against her.

Dec 24, 2014
Garden spells by Allen, Sarah Addison.

Garden spells

Sisters Claire and Sydney are the last of their curious family, a family that have always had peculiar gifts that make them outsiders in their small North Carolina town. When Sydney leaves, then later returns home with a young daughter the sisters must deal with their common legacy and each other.

Dec 25, 2014
Get in trouble - stories by Link, Kelly.

Get in trouble - stories

Dec 26, 2014
Girl Runner by Snyder, Carrie

Girl Runner

Dec 26, 2014
Girlfriend in a coma by Coupland, Douglas, author.

Girlfriend in a coma

The story of a Vancouver woman who falls into a coma which lasts nearly two decades.

Dec 25, 2014
Go and bury your dead - a John Henry Cole story by Brooks, Bill, 1943-

Go and bury your dead - a John Henry Cole story

Dec 22, 2014
Godforsaken Idaho - stories by Vestal, Shawn.

Godforsaken Idaho - stories

Nine stories illuminate what it means to be Mormon and how faith serves to humanize, in a work that includes a seriocomic portrait of a young Joseph Smith.

Dec 26, 2014
Guarded passions by Harris, Rosie, 1925- author.

Guarded passions

Dec 28, 2014
Her lone wolf by Tyler, Paige.

Her lone wolf

It took everything she had for FBI Special Agent Danica Beckett to walk away from the man she loved. But if she wants to save his life, she has to keep her distance. Now, with a killer on the loose and the stakes higher than ever before, the Department of Covert Ops is forcing these former lovers into an uneasy alliance ... whether they like it or not. The last thing Clayne Buchanan wants is to be shackled to the woman who broke his heart. She gets under his skin in a way no one ever has and mak

Dec 24, 2014
Hero by Young, Samantha.

Hero

"The emotional and unforgettable new romance from the New York Times bestselling author of the On Dublin Street series. Alexa Holland's father was her hero-until her shocking discovery that her mother and she weren't his only family. Ever since, Alexa has worked to turn her life in a different direction and forge her own identity outside of his terrible secrets. But when she meets a man who's as damaged by her father's mistakes as she is, Alexa must help him. Caine Carraway wants nothing to do

Dec 26, 2014
Hidden agenda - a novel by Harris, Lisa, 1969-

Hidden agenda - a novel

Dec 25, 2014
Holy cow - a modern-day dairy tale by Duchovny, David.

Holy cow - a modern-day dairy tale

"A humorous allegory in the spirit of Animal Farm"--

Dec 26, 2014
Home in Seattle by Macomber, Debbie, author.

Home in Seattle

Fallen angel. "Amy Johnson is firmly anchored in Seattle, working as an executive for her father's oil company. Josh Powell is a self-described drifter, a man who's never called any place home. A man who's rejected the world of money and power... When they meet, Amy begins to question her own future. Does she really want to give up her long-standing--and long-hidden--desire to be part of a family, to love a man and raise a family with him? Josh, too, questions his life. Maybe it's time to stop r

Dec 24, 2014
Hope rising by Henrie, Stacy, author.

Hope rising

Dec 24, 2014
How to get filthy rich in rising Asia by Hamid, Mohsin, 1971- author.

How to get filthy rich in rising Asia

Follows the journey of a young, impoverished boy in an unspecified Asian nation to the top of the corporate world and the twists and turns of his relationship with a beautiful woman.

Dec 28, 2014
Hush by Robards, Karen.

Hush

When her estranged husband is found dead, Riley Cowan teams up with FBI agent Finn Bradley to identify the killer.

Dec 28, 2014
I Am Radar by Larsen, Reif

I Am Radar

Dec 28, 2014
I've got my duke to keep me warm by Bowen, Kelly.

I've got my duke to keep me warm

"Calm. Cool. Collected. Gisele Whitby has perfected the art of illusion--her survival, after all, has depended upon it. Years ago, to escape an abusive husband, Gisele "disappeared." Now she must risk revealing her new identity to save another innocent girl from the same fate. But she needs a daring man for her scheme, and the rogue in question shows a remarkable talent...for shattering Gisele's carefully constructed facade and igniting her deepest desires. This isn't the first time Jamie Montcr

Dec 24, 2014
In bed with a spy by Alexander, Alyssa, author.

In bed with a spy

Earning herself the nickname the Angel of Vengeance, Lilias Fairchild, fighting amongst the men at Waterloo to avenge her husband's death, must protect herself from a dashing British spy who is determined to capture her heart as danger swirls around them.

Dec 24, 2014
In every way - a novel by Brown, Nic, 1977-

In every way - a novel

"Chapel Hill college student Maria finds herself in a predicament-unexpectedly pregnant at nineteen. Still reeling from the fresh discovery of her mother's diagnosis with cancer, Maria's decision to give her daughter up for adoption is one that seems to be in everyone's best interest, especially when it comes to light that the child's father hasn't exactly been faithful to her following the birth of her daughter. So when her mother proposes an extended trip to sleepy coastal town Beaufort-the sa

Dec 26, 2014
In Plain Sight by Michaels, Fern

In Plain Sight

Dec 26, 2014
Into the Savage Country by Burke, Shannon.

Into the Savage Country

Dec 28, 2014
It Must Be Your Love by Andre, Bella

It Must Be Your Love

Dec 26, 2014
Jimmy the Stick - a suspense novel by Mayo, Mike, 1948-

Jimmy the Stick - a suspense novel

Jimmy Quinn was a gunman, bootlegger, and bagman, running with mobsters the likes of Lucky Luciano, Meyer Lansky, and Vincent "Mad Dog" Coll, until a bullet in the leg and the murder of Arnold Rothstein ended his career. Quinn bought a speakeasy in downtown Manhattan and settled into a quiet retirement--until the day he learns that famous aviator Charles Lindbergh's baby has been kidnapped, and his old friend and partner Walter Spencer wants a word. Spence has left his criminal past behind, marr

Dec 28, 2014
Just call me superhero by Bronsky, Alina, 1978- author.

Just call me superhero

Seventeen-year-old Marek feels alienated from the disabled kids in the support group he attends because of the physical disfigurement he suffered from an encounter with a dog, except for a beautiful girl in a wheelchair named Janne.

Dec 26, 2014
Just in Time for a Highlander by Cready, Gwyn

Just in Time for a Highlander

Dec 26, 2014
Kaleidoscope by Ashley, Kristen, author.

Kaleidoscope

"Sexy, gifted, and loyal, PI Jacob Decker is a tall, cool drink of perfection who had Emmanuelle Holmes at 'hello.' His relationship with Emme's best friend kept them apart for years, but things have changed. Now that a case has brought him to Gnaw Bone, Colorado, the road is wide open for Emme and Deck to explore something hotter and deeper than Emme dreamed possible. So why is she sabotaging the best thing that's ever happened to her? "--back cover.

Dec 24, 2014
Kings and emperors - an Alan Lewrie naval adventure by Lambdin, Dewey.

Kings and emperors - an Alan Lewrie naval adventure

"In Kings and Emperors, the twenty-first book in Dewey Lambdin's beloved Alan Lewrie series, Captain Alan Lewrie, Royal Navy, is still in Gibraltar, his schemes for raids along the coast of Southern Spain shot to a halt. He is reduced to commanding a clutch of harbor defense gunboats in the bay while his ship, HMS Sapphire, slowly grounds herself on a reef of beef bones! Until Napoleon Bonaparte's invasion of peaceful Portugal and his so-called collaborative march into Spain change everything, f

Dec 26, 2014
Last days in Shanghai - a novel by Walker, Casey, 1980-

Last days in Shanghai - a novel

"Luke Slade, a young Congressional aide, begins this business trip to China like all other international travel he's endured with "Lyin' Leo": buried under a slew of diplomatic runarounds, non-functioning cell phones, and humiliation from the Congressman at every turn. But on day two, a new challenge rears its ugly head: Leo goes on a drunken bender and disappears into the night. Unsure what dubious business his corrupt and buffoonish boss had planned, Luke must piece together the Congressman's

Dec 22, 2014
Last light of dusk by Lockyer, Joanne

Last light of dusk

Dec 25, 2014
Lies that bind by Barbieri, Maggie.

Lies that bind

"In the acclaimed Once Upon a Lie, Maggie Barbieri introduced Maeve Conlon, a single mother and bakery owner hiding dark secrets behind her cookie-cutter suburban life. Now, Maeve's moving on with everyday life when the unthinkable happens: her father dies of a massive heart attack. Maeve's mother died when Maeve was very young, and growing up, it was always just her and her father. But on the day of his funeral, Maeve learns a shocking secret. She might have a sister she's never met. Maeve know

Dec 26, 2014
Lies, first person by Harʼeven, Gayil.

Lies, first person

Dec 26, 2014
Little bitty lies by Andrews, Mary Kay, 1954-

Little bitty lies

Sexy fraud investigator Matt Hayslip investigates Mary Bliss's claim that her crooked husband is dead.

Dec 25, 2014
Lone star survivor by Thompson, Colleen.

Lone star survivor

"Killed in action" a year ago, US Army captain Ian Rayford shocks everyone when he stumbles half-dead onto his family's Texas ranch. Suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, Ian can barely remember his relatives. His former fiancee, a psychologist specializing in PTSD, arrives to help Ian recover. But not everyone wants her to unearth the dangerous secrets he's carrying.

Dec 24, 2014
Love among the chickens by Wodehouse, P. G. (Pelham Grenville), 1881-1975, author.

Love among the chickens

"This is the tale of Stanley Featherstonehaugh Ukridge, one of Wodehouse's favorite protagonists, and his fraught attempt to establish a business farming chickens on the coast of Dorset. The story is told by Jeremy Garnet, through whose bemused eyes we observe the magnificent Ukridge at work while following Garent's own checkered romance with the daughter of a neighboring professor"--P. [4] of jacket.

Dec 25, 2014
Love me tender by Fox, Susan, 1952 July 31-

Love me tender

Love me tender: Free spirited Cassidy Esperanza finally finds a place to settle down in Caribou Crossing after falling in love with a handsome inn owner, but when her life takes an unexpected turn, she must choose between fight or flight. Stand by your man: Corporal Karen MacLean and Sergeant Jamal Estevez make for an unlikely couple, but together they forge a future more hopeful than they'd ever thought possible.

Dec 24, 2014
Love unexpected by Hedlund, Jody.

Love unexpected

"Shipwrecked and stranded at Presque Isle port, Emma Chambers is in need of a home. Could the widowed Great Lakes lighthouse keeper and his young son be an answer to her prayer?"--

Dec 22, 2014
Lovely wild by Hart, Megan.

Lovely wild

"Brought up in the savage captivity of her unstable grandmother's rural Pennsylvania home, Mari Calder once yearned for rescue. Now she struggles every day to function as an adult in the confines of normal society. Left with only a foggy recollection of her childhood, she's consumed with being a dutiful wife to her husband, Ryan, and mother to their two children. But an unexpected twist of events returns her to that long-forgotten house in the woods. Soon, Mari is greeted with reminders of a pas

Dec 25, 2014
Lucky Alan - And Other Stories by Lethem, Jonathan

Lucky Alan - And Other Stories

Dec 28, 2014
Make me lose control by Ridgway, Christie.

Make me lose control

As live-in tutor to a headstrong teen, Shay Walker has her hands full--and the girl's absentee father doesn't help matters, either. All Shay wants is to let loose and indulge in a birthday fling with the hottest stranger who's ever caught her eye. But her one-night stand turns out to be Jace Jennings, her student's long-distance dad...and now he's taking up residence--at his lakeside estate and in Shay's most secret fantasies. Jace isn't exactly a family man, but he's determined to do his best b

Dec 28, 2014
Making Nice by Sumell, Matt.

Making Nice

"In Matt Sumell's blazing, heartbreaking first book, our rage-filled hero Alby is flailing wildly against the world around him--he punches his sister (she deserved it), "unprotectos" broads (they deserved it and liked it), gets drunk and picks fights (all deserved), defends defenseless creatures both large and small and spews insults at children, slow drivers, lunch ladies, and every single surviving member of his family. It seems he is the angriest young man in the history of angry young men, a

Dec 26, 2014
Massacre Canyon by Johnstone, William W., author.

Massacre Canyon

When Luke Jensen is taken prisoner by the notorious Kroll gang, his brother Smoke Jensen must come to his rescue. Original.

Dec 25, 2014
Mightier Than the Sword by Archer, Jeffrey

Mightier Than the Sword

Dec 26, 2014
Missing person by Modiano, Patrick, 1945-

Missing person

Dec 25, 2014
My Sunshine Away by Walsh, M. O.

My Sunshine Away

Dec 26, 2014
Never trust a cowboy by Eagle, Kathleen.

Never trust a cowboy

Dec 25, 2014
New uses for old boyfriends by Kendrick, Beth.

New uses for old boyfriends

"After growing up in privilege and marrying into money, Lila Alders has gotten used to the good life. But when her happily-ever-after implodes, Lila must return to Black Dog Bay, the tiny seaside town where she grew up. She's desperate for a safe haven, but everything has changed over the past ten years. Her family's fortune is gone-and her mother is in total denial. It's up to Lila to take care of everything...but she can barely take care of herself. The former golden girl of Black Dog Bay str

Dec 26, 2014
No fortunate son by Taylor, Brad, 1965-

No fortunate son

"In the latest military thriller from the retired Delta Force Operator and New York Times bestselling author, a hostage situation places America's most powerful political elite at the mercy of its worst enemies. When veteran operator Pike Logan and partner Jennifer Cahill receive a letter from Blaisdell Consulting-the umbrella cover company for their real employer, a top secret counterterrorist unit called the Taskforce-they expect orders for their next mission-impossible tasking. Instead, they

Dec 24, 2014
Nobody walks by Herron, Mick.

Nobody walks

"Set in the same fictional London as his CWA Gold Dagger Award-winning Slough House series, Mick Herron now introduces Tom Bettany, an ex-spook with a violent past and only one thing to live for: Avenging his son's death. Tom Bettany is working at a meat processing plant in France when he gets a voicemail from an Englishwoman he doesn't know telling him that his estranged 26-year-old son is dead--Liam Bettany fell from his London balcony, where he was smoking dope. Now for the first time since

Dec 26, 2014
Northanger Abbey - an annotated edition by Austen, Jane, 1775-1817.

Northanger Abbey - an annotated edition

Dec 25, 2014
Of Things Gone Astray by Matthewson, Janina

Of Things Gone Astray

Dec 26, 2014
One door away from heaven - a novel by Koontz, Dean R. (Dean Ray), 1945-

One door away from heaven - a novel

When Micky Bellsong encounters disabled Leilani Klonk and her stepfather, Preston Maddoc, she finally finds some purpose in her troubled life, so when the family disappears, Micky embarks on an arduous mission to find them.

Dec 25, 2014
One Wish by Carr, Robyn

One Wish

Dec 28, 2014
Only for you by Kery, Beth.

Only for you

"Former Army intelligence officer Seth Hightower may work with the Hollywood elite as a special effects makeup artist, but he's learned the hard way to keep fame-obsessed starlets at arm's length. Only one woman ever tempted him to break his rules about dating actresses--and she left him with the memory of one night of uninhibited passion and a lifetime of what-ifs. Hollywood "It" girl Gia Harris is used to being in the spotlight--and avoiding it when necessary. After she witnesses a heinous cri

Dec 22, 2014
Pale fire by Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich, 1899-1977.

Pale fire

"An ingeniously constructed parody of detective fiction and learned commentary, 'Pale Fire' offers a cornucopia of deceptive pleasures, at the center of which is a 999-line poem written by the literary genius John Shade just before his death. Surrounding the poem is a foreward and commentary by the demented scholar Charles Kinbote, who interweaves adoring literary analysis with the fantastical tale of an assassin from the land of Zembla in pursuit of a deposed king. Brilliantly constructed and w

Dec 25, 2014
Panther Prowling by Galenorn, Yasmine

Panther Prowling

Dec 26, 2014
Paper hearts by Walsh, Courtney, 1975-

Paper hearts

Dec 26, 2014
Payback ain't enough by Clark, Wahida.

Payback ain't enough

While Briggen, a man leading a double life, seeks revenge on the person who killed his brother, his lies catch up with him.

Dec 25, 2014
Persuasion, Captain Wentworth and cracklin' cornbread by Hathaway, Mary Jane, author.

Persuasion, Captain Wentworth and cracklin' cornbread

"A lively Southern retelling of Jane Austen's Persuasion, featuring Lucy Crawford, who is thrown back into the path of her first love while on a quest to save her beloved family home. Lucy Crawford is part of a wealthy, well-respected Southern family with a long local history. But since Lucy's mother passed away, the family home, a gorgeous antebellum mansion, has fallen into disrepair and the depth of her father's debts is only starting to be understood. Selling the family home may be the only

Dec 22, 2014
Piercing the darkness by Peretti, Frank E.

Piercing the darkness

Be captivated anew as you enter the world of battling angels and demons that author Frank Peretti so masterfully uncovered in This Present Darkness.

Dec 25, 2014
Price of privilege by Dotta, Jessica.

Price of privilege

Dec 28, 2014
Prodigal son - a novel by Steel, Danielle.

Prodigal son - a novel

"Fraternal twin brothers Peter and Michael McDowell have spent a lifetime competing for success and affection before that competition turned into an all-out war and made the brothers mortal enemies. While both Peter and Michael have grown into successfuladults, they never managed to leave behind the animosity that took root in their childhood. With the collapse of his career and his marriage, Peter sees no other option than to move into the lake cottage his parents left him in their will--a plac

Dec 26, 2014
Prudence by Treuer, David

Prudence

Dec 26, 2014
Rain on the dead by Higgins, Jack, 1929-

Rain on the dead

"In the past few years, the killing and capture of many Al-Qaeda leaders has left the terrorist organization wounded--but by no means dead. And they intend to prove it. On a dark summer night, two Chechen mercenaries emerge from the waters off Nantucket to kill a high-value target, the former president of the United States, Jake Cazalet. Unfortunately for them, Cazalet has guests with him, including black ops specialist Sean Dillon and his colleague, Afghan war hero Captain Sara Gideon. The Chec

Dec 28, 2014
Razor wire by Gallagher, Lauren, author.

Razor wire

Two women. One terrible crime. Zero allies. After being raped by a superior officer, MA3 Kim Lockhoff wants to leave the whole thing in the past. A cop herself, she know all too well that it's her word-- and slutty reputation, against that of a respected Navy officer. MA2 Reese Marion, a tough cop hiding her own trauma behind a hard-as-nails exterior, has no patience for pretty little princesses who use their cleavage to win favor with the guys. But when Reese is partnered with Kim, she sl

Dec 25, 2014
Reaper's justice by McCarty, Sarah.

Reaper's justice

When the War Between the States came to its end, the battle inside Isaiah Jones raged on. Neither fully human nor fully wolf, he found his peace-and the passion his inner wolf craved-with Adelaide Cameron. Though their union was forbidden by the werewolf soldiers, Isaiah satisfied his urges by guarding her from afar. But when Adelaide is abducted, Isaiah must not only expose his dark nature, but invite her into the shadows with him.

Dec 24, 2014
Robert B. Parker's The bridge by Knott, Robert, 1954-

Robert B. Parker's The bridge

"The next gritty, gun-slinging entry in the New York Times-bestselling series featuring itinerant lawmen Virgil Cole and Everett Hitch"--

Dec 28, 2014
Robert Ludlum's the Geneva Strategy by Freveletti, Jamie

Robert Ludlum's the Geneva Strategy

Dec 26, 2014
Rutherford Park - a novel by Cooke, Elizabeth, 1953-

Rutherford Park - a novel

"Snow had fallen in the night, and now the great house, standing at the head of the valley, seemed like a five-hundred-year old ship sailing in a white ocean. For the Cavendish family, Rutherford Park is much more than a place to call home. It is a way of life marked by rigid rules and lavish rewards, governed by unspoken desires. Lady of the house Octavia Cavendish lives like a bird in a gilded cage. With her family's fortune, her husband, William, has made significant additions to the estate,

Dec 28, 2014
Sabotaged by Pettrey, Dani.

Sabotaged

"Growing up in Yancey, Alaska, Kirra Jacobs and Reef McKenna were always at odds; now working together to stop an ecoterrorist threatening the Iditarod and Alaskan lives, Kirra and the entire McKenna family attempt to prevent tragedy in this final book of the ALASKAN COURAGE series"--

Dec 26, 2014
Satin Island - a novel by McCarthy, Tom, 1969 May 22-

Satin Island - a novel

"When we first meet U., the narrator of SATIN ISLAND, he is sitting in the airport at Turin, caught in a delay caused by a rogue airplane. Like everyone else in the waiting area, he is sifting through airport pages on his laptop, and then through news sites, social pages, corridors of trivia...until he happens to stumble on information about an image on a famous shroud in Turin. The image itself isn't even visible on the shroud; it only emerged when some amateur photographer looked at the negati

Dec 26, 2014
Savage season - a Hap and Leonard novel by Lansdale, Joe R., 1951-

Savage season - a Hap and Leonard novel

Best friends Hap Collins, a white boy from East Texas, and Leonard Pine, an Africa-American, homosexual veteran, work with Hap's former lover to score a large sum of money.

Dec 25, 2014
Saving Grace by Green, Jane, 1968- author.

Saving Grace

"Grace and Ted Chapman. Literary power couple. Ted is considered "the thinking man's John Grisham" and Grace, his wife of twenty years is beautiful, stylish, carefree. All of this is on the surface. Beneath, what no one sees, is Ted's rages. His mood swings. And the precarious house of cards that their lifestyle is built upon. When Ted's longtime assistant and mainstay leaves, the house of cards begins to crumble and Grace, with dark secrets in her past, is most vulnerable. To the rescue comes B

Dec 28, 2014
Seducing the marine by Hoffmann, Kate.

Seducing the marine

"One day a year Will MacIntyre lets himself remember the woman who left him after he enlisted. But seven years later, on the anniversary of that fateful day, Will is defusing a bomb in Afghanistan--and it explodes. Dr. Oliva Eklund can barely find the boy she loved inside the hard, chiseled body of the man Will is now--a Marine who knows just how to tempt her, just how to seduce her. Olivia is well aware that Will plans to return to his unit after he recovers, but she can't resist trying to heal

Dec 25, 2014
Shady Cross by Hankins, James

Shady Cross

Dec 28, 2014
Shame and the captives - a novel by Keneally, Thomas.

Shame and the captives - a novel

"Based on true events, this beautifully rendered novel from the author of Schindler's List and The Daughters of Mars brilliantly explores a World War II prison camp, where Japanese prisoners resolve to take drastic action to wipe away their shame. Aliceis a young woman living on her father-in-law's farm on the edge of an Australian country town, while her husband is held prisoner in Europe. When Giancarlo, an Italian anarchist at the prisoner-of-war camp down the road, is assigned to work on th

Dec 28, 2014
She weeps each time you're born by Barry, Quan.

She weeps each time you're born

Dec 26, 2014
Sheikh's desert duty by Yates, Maisey.

Sheikh's desert duty

Journalist Sophie Parsons needs a scoop to stop the sale of her friend's hotel chain. And she's found it! But being abducted by a sheikh goes way beyond the call of duty ...

Dec 25, 2014
Single, Carefree, Mellow - Stories by Heiny, Katherine

Single, Carefree, Mellow - Stories

Dec 26, 2014
Smoke and mirrors - short fictions and illusions by Gaiman, Neil.

Smoke and mirrors - short fictions and illusions

The author offers a collection of tales, several of them new, of strange inventions, miraculous encounters, and bizarre discoveries.

Dec 26, 2014
Split images by Leonard, Elmore, 1925-2013.

Split images

When a Detroit homicide cop takes a vacation, he looks for some place far away from murder and mayhem. But when Bryan Hurd lands in Palm Beach, he finds that a gun-collecting millionaire and a bitter ex-cop have already brought Motown murder to the Sunshine State.

Dec 25, 2014
Spring awakening - a novel by Brown, T. J, author.

Spring awakening - a novel

Two aristocratic sisters try to navigate the ambiguity and changes taking place in England during World War II, a conflict that strains their social and political lives.

Dec 28, 2014
Steadfast heart by Peterson, Tracie.

Steadfast heart

"In 1880s Seattle, Washington, Lenore Fulcher desires love while so many around her are finding it; when lawyer Kolbein Booth arrives searching for his sister at a finishing school for mail-order brides, he and Lenore face danger and uncertainty amidst their growing attraction"--

Dec 22, 2014
Succubus blues by Mead, Richelle.

Succubus blues

While daydreaming about gorgeous writer Seth Mortensen, Seattle succubus Georgina Kincaid discovers that evil is afoot in Seattle's demon underground when she comes face-to-face with a creature that neither heaven nor hell want any part of.

Dec 24, 2014
Summerset Abbey - a novel by Brown, T. J.

Summerset Abbey - a novel

"Reminiscent of Downton Abbey, this first novel in a new series follows two sisters and their maid as they are suddenly separated by the rigid class divisions within a sprawling aristocratic estate and thrust into an uncertain world on the brink of WWI...Rowena and Victoria, daughters to the second son of the Earl of Summerset, have always treated their governess's daughter, Prudence, like a sister. But when their father dies and they move in with their uncle's family in a much more traditional

Dec 28, 2014
Summerset Abbey. A bloom in winter by Brown, T. J.

Summerset Abbey. A bloom in winter

"The highly anticipated second installment in the Summerset Abbey series, which picks up just after the climatic conclusion of book one. After Prudence's desperate marriage and move to Devonshire, sisters Rowena and Victoria fear they have lost their beloved friend forever. Guilt-ridden and remorseful, Rowena seeks comfort from a daring flyboy and embraces the most dangerous activity the world has ever seen, and Victoria defies her family and her illness to make her own dream occupation as a bot

Dec 28, 2014
Swimming in the shadows by Janes, Diane, author.

Swimming in the shadows

Susan McCarthy is a health centre manager in the Yorkshire Dales, engaged to be married to geography teacher Rob Dugdale. Her life couldn't be happier. Except Susan McCarthy isn't Susan McCarthy at all, but Jennifer Reynolds, a young woman who has succeeded in escaping a deeply unhappy past.Then a TV programme is broadcast examining the mystery of three women who disappeared without trace, one of them being Jennifer Reynolds. The following day, a local teenage girl is found dead, and the town be

Dec 28, 2014
Swing state by Fournier, Michael T., 1973-

Swing state

"Swing State unveils the generally overlooked decades-long economic downturn in the rural Northeast. With an unflinching eye, novelist Michael T. Founier lays bare the dim dreams and raw existence of the lives of three residents of Armbrister, New Hampshire, who share the same goal: Get out. Faced with grim prospects, the intersection of bullying and terrorism blurs, with disastrous consequences in this deftly woven tale"--Amazon.com.

Dec 28, 2014
Teardrop Lane - An Eternity Springs Novel by March, Emily

Teardrop Lane - An Eternity Springs Novel

Dec 28, 2014
Terror of the mountain man by Johnstone, William W.

Terror of the mountain man

After a Mexican revolutionary crashes the border, killing 22 innocent U.S. citizens and stealing livestock, including 200 of his horses, Smoke Jensen, going where the U.S. Army and the Texas Rangers cannot, wages war on the Colonel and his ruthless banditos.

Dec 24, 2014
The accidental empress - a novel by Pataki, Allison.

The accidental empress - a novel

Dec 26, 2014
The affair by Banks, Maya.

The affair

It was only supposed to be a vacation romance. But when Jewel Henley arrived for her first day of work at a new job, she realize her exotic lover was her boss. A boss with strict rules about not getting involved with his employees. And so, just like that, she was fired. With no money and no job, Jewel doubted it could get any worse. Then she discovered she was pregnant, and that she'd have to confront Piers. Piers stormed back into her life with the same passion and intensity that had swept he

Dec 24, 2014
The alphabet house - a novel by Adler-Olsen, Jussi.

The alphabet house - a novel

Dec 28, 2014
The American lover by Tremain, Rose.

The American lover

Dec 26, 2014
The anatomy of dreams - a novel by Benjamin, Chloe.

The anatomy of dreams - a novel

It's 1998, and Sylvie Patterson, a bookish student at a Northern California boarding school, falls in love with a spirited, elusive classmate named Gabe. Their headmaster, Dr. Adrian Keller, is a charismatic medical researcher who has staked his career on the therapeutic potential of lucid dreaming: By teaching his patients to become conscious during sleep, he helps them to relieve stress and heal from trauma. Over the next six years, Sylvie and Gabe become consumed by Keller's work, following

Dec 22, 2014
The annotated Wuthering Heights by Brontë, Emily, 1818-1848.

The annotated Wuthering Heights

An annotated version of the famous love story provides philosophical, historical, economic, political, and religious context to the author's words; unpacks allusions to other works of literature; and translates the thick Yorkshire dialect of some of the characters.

Dec 26, 2014
The assassination option - a clandestine operations novel by Griffin, W. E. B., author.

The assassination option - a clandestine operations novel

Promoted and placed in charge of a top-secret spy operation for a fledgling Central Intelligence Agency, James Cronley discovers links between the former German intelligence chief and the Mossad before receiving shocking intelligence from an undercover agent.

Dec 28, 2014
The believers - the breeders. Book 2 by French, Katie, author.

The believers - the breeders. Book 2

While on the run from the breeders, Riley and Clay are captured by savages making their way to the citadel and their religious head, Messiah, who wants them to drink the water and promise allegiance to the believers he rules.

Dec 28, 2014
The biographical dictionary of literary failure by Rose, C. D. (EDT)/ Gallix, Andrew (INT)

The biographical dictionary of literary failure

Dec 26, 2014
The Bleiberg Project - a Consortium thriller by Khara, David, author.

The Bleiberg Project - a Consortium thriller

"Are Hitler's atrocities really over? For depressive Wall Street trader Jeremy Corbin, absolute truths become undeniable lies overnight. He finds out his long-lost father is dead and boards a plane to Zurich with a Nazi medallion in his pocket, a hot CIA bodyguard next o him, and a clearly dangerous Mossad agent on his tail. What was his father investigating? Why was his mother assassinated? Can the conspiracy be stopped?"--Back cover.

Dec 24, 2014
The bracelet by Love, Dorothy, 1949-

The bracelet

"Foul deeds will rise, though all the earth o'erwhelm them, to men's eyes". Savannah, Georgia -- 1858. Celia Browning dreams of the day when her childhood sweetheart Sutton Mackay comes home to Savannah after two years in Jamaica managing his family's shipping interests. Sutton has all but proposed, and their marriage will unite two of the city's most prominent families. But just as Sutton returns, a newspaper reporter arrives in town, determined to pry into twin tragedies that took place at the

Dec 22, 2014
The breeders by French, Katie, author.

The breeders

Sixteen-year-old Riley is one of the world's last free girls, having been kept hidden since birth from the Breeders- a group of doctors using cruel experiments to bolster the dwindling human race. When authorities abduct her parents, she and her younger brother are left to fend for themselves. Clay, a rogue gunslinger trying to atone for past sins, finds them and helps them hide, escape and find their family.

Dec 28, 2014
The Brewer of Preston - a novel by Camilleri, Andrea, author.

The Brewer of Preston - a novel

"The New York Times bestselling author of the Inspector Montalbano series brings us back to Viga`ta in the nineteenth century for a rip-roaring comic novel. 1870s Sicily. Much to the displeasure of Viga`ta's stubborn populace, the town has just been unified under the Kingdom of Italy. They're now in the hands of a new government they don't understand, and they definitely don't like. Eugenio Bortuzzi has been named Prefect for Viga`ta, a regional representative from the Italian government to over

Dec 28, 2014
The bride of Larkspear by Thomas, Sherry.

The bride of Larkspear

A woman in love with another man must marry quickly to save her honor after her affair is discovered.

Dec 25, 2014
The Country of Ice Cream Star by Newman, Sandra

The Country of Ice Cream Star

Dec 26, 2014
The cruiser by Poyer, David, author.

The cruiser

"Newly-promoted to captain, Dan Lenson's first glimpse of his command is of a ship literally high and dry. The USS Savo Island, which carries a classified, never-before-deployed missile defense system, has run aground on an exposed sandbar off Naples. Captain Lenson has to relieve the ship's disgraced skipper and deploy on a secret mission--Operation Stellar Shield--which will take his ship and crew into the dangerous waters bordering the Middle East"--

Dec 22, 2014
The damned - a novel by Pyper, Andrew.

The damned - a novel

"Danny Orchard died on his 16th birthday-and so did his twin sister, Ashleigh-but only Danny came back. He wrote a bestselling memoir about his experience of heaven called The After, but despite his fame and fortune he's never been able to enjoy his second chance at life. His sister won't let him. Charming and magnetic in life, Ash appeared perfect to outsiders but the budding psychopath privately terrorized her family, and that hasn't stopped with her death. She's haunted Danny for twenty years

Dec 26, 2014
The diamond lane - a novel by Karbo, Karen.

The diamond lane - a novel

Filmmaker Mouse FitzHenry reluctantly returns to Los Angeles with her fiance´ after sixteen years in Africa, as they each pursue secret projects; he is writing a screenplay set in the city, while she is making a documentary about her bethrothal.

Dec 28, 2014
The distraction by Kincade, Sierra.

The distraction

"The seductive story that started in The Masseuse continues... Anna Rossi knows that opening your heart only gets you hurt. But Alec Flynn is just too good to resist... It's been three long months since Anna's seen Alec, since he saved her life and lit up her soul with unquenchable desire. Being without him has left her on edge, but his bravery has motivated her to change her life and go after what she's always wanted--a job where she can help people. She can't wait to show Alec the woman she's

Dec 26, 2014
The dress shop of dreams - a novel by Praag, Menna van.

The dress shop of dreams - a novel

"Etta Sparks's cozy dress shop, tucked away at the end of a winding Cambridge road, is a magical place - anyone who steps inside the little blue door to glimpse the glorious silks and jewel-hued velvets can see they are someplace special. But only Etta knows the dresses she sells are actually magic - a few stitches from her needle and each gown imbues the wearer with the confidence to achieve whatever they set their mind too. The only two people the dresses don't seem to work on are Etta, still

Dec 28, 2014
The Evening Chorus by Humphreys, Helen

The Evening Chorus

Dec 26, 2014
The Forgetting Place by Burley, John

The Forgetting Place

Dec 26, 2014
The gardener's son - a screenplay by McCarthy, Cormac, 1933- author.

The gardener's son - a screenplay

"Set in Graniteville, in post-Civil War South Carolina, this book is a tale of privilege and hardship, animosity and vengeance brought to life through two families: the Greggs, the wealthy owners of a cotton mill, and their employees the McEvoys, a father and son beset by misfortune. After Robert McEvoy loses his leg in an accident-- rumored to have been caused by his nemesis James Gregg, the son of the mill's founder-- the angry and bitter young man deserts his job and family. Two years later,

Dec 23, 2014
The Girls of Mischief Bay by Mallery, Susan

The Girls of Mischief Bay

Dec 26, 2014
The good chase by Martine, Hanna

The good chase

Even though Shea Montgomery's swanky bar and distinguished palate have made her a highly regarded whiskey connoisseur, she is happiest bringing her favorite spirit to various highland games around New England. Her demanding ex-husband made her wary of men obsessed with money and status, and she is now more comfortable in the country than in the city. Still, when a gorgeous rugby player straight from Wall Street barrels into her whiskey tent, she's tempted to change her mind.

Dec 24, 2014
The home front by Vandenburg, Margaret.

The home front

"The Barrons like to think of themselves as a typical American family. Never mind the fact that Todd drops bombs on Afghan targets one minute and sits down to dinner with his wife and kids the next. A drone pilot stationed in Nevada, he manages to compartmentalize the conflicting demands of combat and family life until their son Max is diagnosed with autism. His wife Rose deploys an army of specialists, surfing the out limits of the Web for a miracle cure. Meanwhile, Max clings to compulsive iso

Dec 28, 2014
The hunger of the wolf - a novel by Marche, Stephen.

The hunger of the wolf - a novel

"A breakout book from Stephen Marche, The Hunger of the Wolf is a novel about the way we live now: a sweeping, genre-busting tale of money, morality, and the American Dream and the men and monsters who profit in its pursuit set in New York, London, and the Canadian wilderness. Hunters found his body naked in the snow. So begins this breakout book from Stephen Marche, the provocative Esquire columnist and regular contributor to The Atlantic, whose last work of fiction was described by the New Yo

Dec 26, 2014
The Immortal Who Loved Me by Sands, Lynsay

The Immortal Who Loved Me

Dec 28, 2014
The Killing Season by Cross, Mason

The Killing Season

Dec 26, 2014
The kind worth killing - a novel by Swanson, Peter, 1968-

The kind worth killing - a novel

"A dark and devious literary suspense novel about a random encounter, sex, and a conversation that quickly turns to murder--a modern reimagining of Patricia Highsmith's classic Strangers on a Train--from the author of The Girl with a Clock for a Heart"--

Dec 26, 2014
The ladies' paradise by Zola, Émile, 1840-1902.

The ladies' paradise

"Through charm, drive, and diligent effort Octave Mouret has become the director of one of the finest new department stores in Paris, Au Bonheur des Dames. Supremely aware of the power of his position, Mouret seeks to exploit the desire that his luxuriantly displayed merchandise arouses in the ladies who shop, and the aspirations of the young female assistants he employs. Charting the beginnings of the capitalist economy and bourgeois society, Zola captures in lavish detail the greedy customers

Dec 25, 2014
The last cowboy in Texas by Lane, Katie (Western love story writer)

The last cowboy in Texas

Ex-Marine Beckett Cates, a bodyguard for country music princess Starlet Brubaker who has loved her since before she was famous, refuses to succumb to her charms until she proves to him that she's put her cowboy-crazy days behind her.

Dec 24, 2014
The last good paradise - a novel by Soli, Tatjana.

The last good paradise - a novel

"From New York Times bestselling author, Tatjana Soli, comes The Last Good Paradise... On a small, unnamed coral atoll in the South Pacific, a group of troubled dreamers must face the possibility that the hopes they've labored after so single-mindedly might not lead them to the happiness they feel they were promised. Ann and Richard, an aspiring, Los Angeles power couple, are already sensing the cracks in their version of the American dream when their life unexpectedly implodes, leading them t

Dec 26, 2014
The life I left behind by McBeth, Colette.

The life I left behind

"Six years ago, Melody Pieterson was attacked and left for dead. Only a chance encounter with a dog walker saved her life. Melody's neighbor and close friend David Alden was found guilty of the crime and imprisoned, and the attack and David's betrayal ofher friendship left Melody a different person. She no longer trusts her own judgment, she no longer trusts her friends. In fact, she no longer really has any friends. She's built a life behind walls and gates and security codes; she's cloistered

Dec 26, 2014
The life intended by Harmel, Kristin, author.

The life intended

"From the author of the international bestselling 'The sweetness of forgetting' comes a novel that's 'Sliding doors' meets 'P.S. I love you'. A woman who lost her husband is ready to move on, but her subconscious won't let her. Is she dreaming of her late husband? Or slipping through to the life she should have had?"--

Dec 28, 2014
The Lynchpin by Burton, Jeffrey B.

The Lynchpin

Dec 28, 2014
The Missing One by Atkins, Lucy

The Missing One

Dec 26, 2014
The mysteries of Soldiers Grove by Zimmer, Paul.

The mysteries of Soldiers Grove

"The town of Soldiers Grove is nestled amongst the driftless hills of southwestern Wisconsin. Its winters are long, its warmer seasons bright and challenging. The population is fewer than 600, including those residing in the senior citizens home. Two of these seniors, Cyril and Louise, have come to live there. Unlikely as it may seem, for they come from very diverse backgrounds, they form a close friendship, and their growing attachment sparks them to adventures and unlikely locations. Ultimatel

Dec 28, 2014
The night in Lisbon by Remarque, Erich Maria, 1898-1970.

The night in Lisbon

With the world slowly sliding into war, enemies of the Reich flee Europe. One night in Lisbon, as a poor refugee gazes hungrily at the boat enroute to America, a man approaches with two tickets ... and a story to tell.

Dec 25, 2014
The Orphan Sky by Leya, Ella

The Orphan Sky

Dec 26, 2014
The palace of illusions - stories by Addonizio, Kim, 1954-

The palace of illusions - stories

A collection of stories that hint that the world is not always what it seems features "Night Owls," wherein a college student's crush on her acting partner is complicated by the fact that she is half-vampire.

Dec 28, 2014
The passing bells by Rock, Phillip, 1927-

The passing bells

During the fateful summer of 1914, when the clouds of war were gathering, Lord Anthony Greville gathered together his family at his manor house for one last round of parties, teas, dances, and romance.

Dec 28, 2014
The pecan man by Selleck, Cassie Dandridge, author.

The pecan man

"In the summer of 1976, recently widowed and childless, Ora Lee Beckworth hires a homeless old black man to mow her lawn. The neighborhood children call him the Pee-can Man; their mothers call them inside whenever he appears. When the police chief's son is found stabbed to death near his camp, the man Ora knows as Eddie is arrested and charged with murder. Twenty-five years later, Ora sets out to tell the truth about the Pecan Man"--Page 4 of cover.

Dec 23, 2014
The pupil by Fraser, Caro, author.

The pupil

Dec 25, 2014
The raven by Reynard, Sylvain.

The raven

"From the New York Times bestselling author of the Gabriel series comes a dark, sensual tale of romance in a city shrouded in mystery. Raven Wood spends her days at Florence's Uffizi gallery restoring Renaissance art. But an innocent walk home after an evening with friends changes her life forever. When she intervenes in the senseless beating of a homeless man, his attackers turn on her, dragging her into an alley. Raven is only semiconscious when their assault is interrupted by a cacophony of

Dec 26, 2014
The reluctant fundamentalist by Hamid, Mohsin, 1971-

The reluctant fundamentalist

Changez, a young Muslim American, is living the American dream, with a Princeton education and high-paying job, until the events of September 11th force him to confront his personal allegiances.

Dec 28, 2014
The Replacements by Putnam, David

The Replacements

Dec 26, 2014
The Return - A Titan Novel by Armentrout, Jennifer L.

The Return - A Titan Novel

Dec 26, 2014
The room - a novel by Karlsson, Jonas, 1971-

The room - a novel

Dec 26, 2014
The Rosie effect by Simsion, Graeme C.

The Rosie effect

"The Wife Project is complete, and Don and Rosie are happily married and living in New York. But they're about to face a new challenge because--surprise--Rosie is pregnant. Don sets about learning the protocols of becoming a father, but his unusual research style gets him into trouble with the law. Fortunately his best friend Gene is on hand to offer advice: he's left Claudia and moved in with Don and Rosie. As Don tries to schedule time for pregnancy research, getting Gene and Claudia to reconc

Dec 28, 2014
The scapegoat by Nikolaidou, Sophia, 1968- author.

The scapegoat

Dec 26, 2014
The secret his mistress carried by Graham, Lynn.

The secret his mistress carried

Hiding from the Greek ... The ink is barely dry on Giorgios Letsos's divorce papers, but there's only one thing on this unstoppable Greek's mind: finding Billie Smith, his mistress before his marriage.

Dec 25, 2014
The secrets of midwives by Hepworth, Sally.

The secrets of midwives

Dec 26, 2014
The shape of my heart by Aguirre, Ann, author.

The shape of my heart

"Some people wait decades to meet their soul mate. Courtney Kaufman suspects she met hers in high school--only to lose him at seventeen. Since then, Courtney's social life has been a series of meaningless encounters, though she's made a few close friends along the way. Especially her roommate, Max Cooper, who oozes damaged bad-boy vibes from every pore. Max knows about feeling lost: he's been on his own since he was sixteen. Now it's time to find out if he can ever go home again, and Courtney's

Dec 25, 2014
The Siege Winter by Franklin, Ariana/ Norman, Samantha

The Siege Winter

Dec 28, 2014
The Swimmer by Zander, Joakim

The Swimmer

Dec 26, 2014
The third target by Rosenberg, Joel C., 1967- author.

The third target

"When New York Times foreign correspondent J.B. Collins hears rumors that an al-Qaeda splinter cell--ISIS--has captured a cache of chemical weapons inside Syria, Collins knows this is a story he must pursue at all costs. Does the commander of the jihadist faction really have the weapons? If so, who is the intended target? The U.S.? Israel? Or someone else? With tensions already high, the impending visit of the American president to the region could prove to be the spark that sets off an explosio

Dec 28, 2014
The trouble with Patience - a novel by Brendan, Maggie, 1949-

The trouble with Patience - a novel

Dec 28, 2014
The Unexpected Consequences of Love by Mansell, Jill

The Unexpected Consequences of Love

Dec 26, 2014
The unfortunate importance of beauty - a novel by Filipacchi, Amanda.

The unfortunate importance of beauty - a novel

"A magical and comedic take on modern love, the power of friendship, and the allure of disguise. Meet the Knights of Creation, a group of artistic friends struggling with society's standards of beauty. Barb, a stunningly beautiful costume designer, chooses to don a fat suit in hopes that it will help her meet the man of her dreams- a man who can see beyond her looks. Lily, Barb's brilliantly talented, unfortunate-looking musician friend, goes to fantastic lengths to attract the shallow man she l

Dec 26, 2014
The Vendetta of Felipe Espinosa by Jones, Adam James.

The Vendetta of Felipe Espinosa

Dec 22, 2014
The Whites - a novel by Brandt, Harry, 1949-

The Whites - a novel

"Back in the bad old days, when Billy Graves worked for an anti-crime unit in Harlem known as the Wild Geese, the NYPD branded him as a cowboy. Now forty, he has somehow survived and become a sergeant in Manhattan Night Watch. Mostly, his team of detectives conducts a series of holding actions--and after years in police purgatory, Billy is content simply to do his job. But soon after he gets a 3:00 a.m. call about the fatal knifing of a drunk in a Third Avenue pub, his investigation moves beyond

Dec 26, 2014
The widow tree by Lundrigan, Nicole, author.

The widow tree

Three teenagers named Nevena, Dorja´n and Ja´nos find some Roman coins and they argue about what to do about them. Eventually Ja´nos disappears and there is uncertainty as to what has happened to him.

Dec 22, 2014
The wild dark flowers - a novel of Rutherford Park by Cooke, Elizabeth, 1953-

The wild dark flowers - a novel of Rutherford Park

"When May came that year in Rutherford, it was more beautiful than anyone could ever remember. More beautiful, and more terrible... From inside their sprawling estate of Rutherford Park, the Cavendish family had a privileged perspective of the world. On the first morning in May, 1915, with a splendid view that reached across the gardens to the Vale of York, nothing seemed lovelier or less threatening. And yet... At the risk of undoing the Cavendish name with scandal, William and Octavia Cavendis

Dec 28, 2014
The winner takes it all by Dawson, Jennifer, author.

The winner takes it all

"For two stubborn people...Corporate mogul Shane Donovan sees the ultra-cool, collected Cecilia Riley as an ice queen--even if he can't deny that, on the surface, she's a work of perfection his body can't ignore. Forced to spend two weeks in the same house for his sister's upcoming wedding, Shane senses that deep down Cecilia mirrors his need. And he's determined to draw her into a sexy game that will melt away her reserve. Losing is not an option... Career-driven Cecilia Riley has just enough f

Dec 24, 2014
The winter foundlings - a novel by Rhodes, Kate.

The winter foundlings - a novel

"Psychologist Alice Quentin has been looking forward to a break from her hectic London life. She has vowed to stay clear of police work. The previous cases she helped the police with have left her scarred. So, when Alice is given the rare opportunity to study treatment methods at Northwood high-security hospital outside of London, she is eager to get to work. But then a young girl is discovered, dressed all in white, on the steps of the Foundling Museum. Four girls have recently gone missing in

Dec 28, 2014
The wonders - a novel by O'Reilly, P. A. (Paddy A.)

The wonders - a novel

"From the author of the "funny, irreverent, and highly entertaining" (Liane Moriarty, author of The Husband's Secret) Fine Color of Rust comes a brilliant new novel about a misfit trio who become instant international reality stars, probing the nature ofcelebrity, disability, and the value of human life. Perhaps every human being was a freak. Hadn't he read somewhere that every person has at least a handful of damaged genes? That all humans embody a myriad of nature's mistakes? Meet Leon (sta

Dec 26, 2014
The Yokota Officers Club - a novel by Bird, Sarah.

The Yokota Officers Club - a novel

Air Force brat Bernadette "Bernie" Root embarks on a tour of Japanese military bases in 1968 in search of answers about the source of the problems that are tearing her parents' marriage apart and destroying the rest of her family.

Dec 25, 2014
There must be some mistake - a novel by Barthelme, Frederick, 1943- author.

There must be some mistake - a novel

After being forced into retirement, Wallace Webster, discovers through his own meditations on life and mortality, that things just may not be all that bad.

Dec 26, 2014
There's something I want you to do - stories by Baxter, Charles, 1947-

There's something I want you to do - stories

Dec 26, 2014
Thief by Sullivan, Mark T., author.

Thief

"With the help of his team, [former CIA agent and freelance operative Robin] Monarch breaks into the legendary Christmas party of Beau Arsenault, a shady investor and behind-the-scenes player at the very highest levels of power politics. Arsenault is not above bending or breaking the rules if there's illicit profit to be made. Monarch has decided that those illicit profits will be better used to take care of orphans and street kids"--

Dec 24, 2014
This house is not for sale - a novel by Osondu, E. C.

This house is not for sale - a novel

Dec 26, 2014
This is the life - a novel by Shearer, Alex.

This is the life - a novel

"In the spirit of #1 New York Times bestseller The Fault in Our Stars, a "lovely, touching book" (Alexander McCall Smith) about two estranged brothers who come together when one of them discovers he has a brain tumor and the other emerges as his caretaker. This is the life: Not the one you thought you had yesterday. Or the one that might not be here tomorrow. Just this one. Here and now... This is the story of Louis, who never quite fit in, and of his younger brother, who always tried to tag a

Dec 26, 2014
This present darkness by Peretti, Frank E.

This present darkness

Ashton is just a typical small town. But when a skeptical reporter and a pastor begin to compare notes, they suddenly find themselves fighting a hideous plot to subjugate the townspeople--and eventually the entire human race. A riveting thriller, "This Present Darkness" offers a fascinating glimpse into the unseen world of spiritual warfare.

Dec 24, 2014
To kiss a kilted warrior by Keats, Rowan

To kiss a kilted warrior

Living as a recluse in the woods after being shunned by her village, weaver Morag Cameron must make a difficult decision after she rescues and nurses a Highland warrior who lost his memory back to health.

Dec 24, 2014
Together again by Macomber, Debbie.

Together again

Reflections of yesterday. Angie had come to make peace with the past, and Simon. When Angie had taken the money Simon's parents offered her to leave, she'd accepted her part in a drama of manipulation and betrayal. She hoped by returning the money now--12 years later--that she could leave the past behind. But as determined as she was to move on, neither her heart, nor her body, nor Simon, would allow it.

Dec 28, 2014
Tortured Souls - The Legend of Primordium by Barker, Clive/ Eggleton, Bob (ILT)

Tortured Souls - The Legend of Primordium

Dec 26, 2014
Touch by North, Claire

Touch

Dec 28, 2014
Trigger warning - short fictions and disturbances by Gaiman, Neil, author.

Trigger warning - short fictions and disturbances

A collection of short fiction, including a piece written celebrating Dr. Who's fiftieth anniversary.

Dec 26, 2014
Two roads home. by Raney, Deborah.

Two roads home.

Dec 28, 2014
Undercover princess by Brockmann, Suzanne.

Undercover princess

Taking a job as an undercover nanny a true princess tries to get information on her long-lost crown prince bother. The handsome widower who employs her may prove to have more than information about her brother, he may be the man of her future.

Dec 28, 2014
Vanessa and her sister by Parmar, Priya, 1974- author.

Vanessa and her sister

"For fans of The Paris Wife and Loving Frank comes a captivating novel that offers an intimate glimpse into the lives of Vanessa Bell, her sister Virginia Woolf, and the controversial and popular circle of intellectuals known as the Bloomsbury Group. London, 1905: The city is alight with change, and the Stephen siblings are at the forefront. Vanessa, Virginia, Thoby, and Adrian are leaving behind their childhood home and taking a house in the leafy heart of avant-garde Bloomsbury. There they bri

Dec 28, 2014
Welcome to Braggsville - a novel by Johnson, T. Geronimo (Tyrone Geronimo)

Welcome to Braggsville - a novel

"From the PEN/Faulkner finalist and critically acclaimed author of Hold it 'Til it Hurts comes a dark and socially provocative southern-fried comedy about four liberal UC Berkeley students who stage a mock lynching during a Civil War reenactment--a fierce, funny, tragic work from a bold new writer"--

Dec 26, 2014
White tiger on Snow Mountain - stories by Gordon, David, 1967- author.

White tiger on Snow Mountain - stories

Presents a collection of thirteen short stories which explores themes of art, the supernatural, madness, and the extremes of sexuality.

Dec 28, 2014
Witching hour by Rice, Anne

Witching hour

Dec 25, 2014
Wolf's fall by Tyler, J. D.

Wolf's fall

A top secret team of wolf shifters, the Alpha Pack are former Navy SEALS that use their Psy powers to take on the world's greatest predators. But while each member is loyal to the pack, it can be hard to deny the call of desire.

Dec 24, 2014
Wuthering Heights by Brontë, Emily, 1818-1848.

Wuthering Heights

In early nineteenth-century Yorkshire, England, the passionate attachment between a headstrong young girl and a foundling boy brought up by her father causes disaster for them and many others.

Dec 26, 2014