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A finely knit murder - a seaside knitters mystery by Goldenbaum, Sally.

A finely knit murder - a seaside knitters mystery

"Seaside Knitter Birdie Favazza is thrilled that her granddaughter, Gabby, will be visiting for the fall and attending the Sea Harbor Community Day School. Gabby loves the all-girls school, with its newly adopted progressive curriculum, and she loves that the Seaside Knitters are teaching knitting as part of the enrichment program. It's a huge success, and on crisp autumn days girls camp out on the terraces, knitting hats for charity. But not everyone is happy with the direction the school is ta

Aug 2, 2015
A full life - reflections at ninety by Carter, Jimmy, 1924-

A full life - reflections at ninety

In this autobiography, President "Carter tells what he is proud of and what he might do differently. He discusses his regret at losing his re-election, but how he and Rosalynn pushed on and made a new life and second and third rewarding careers. He is frank about the presidents who have succeeded him, world leaders, and his passions for the causes he cares most about, particularly the condition of women and the deprived people of the developing world"--Amazon.com.

Aug 2, 2015
A high-end finish - a fixer-upper mystery by Carlisle, Kate, 1951- author.

A high-end finish - a fixer-upper mystery

Shannon Hammer, owner of a successful home renovation and repair business in the seaside town of Lighthouse Cove in northern California, is the prime suspect in the murder of real estate agent Jerry Saxton. After the two of them go on a disastrous blind date, Jerry's body is found in a run-down Victorian home that Shannon has been hired to restore. The town's attractive new police chief suspects Shannon, who, with the help of her friends, her eccentric father, and a handsome crime writer who's j

Aug 2, 2015
A memory of violets - a novel of London's flower sellers by Gaynor, Hazel, author.

A memory of violets - a novel of London's flower sellers

"The story of two long-lost sisters, whose lives take different paths, and the young woman who will be transformed by their experiences"--

Aug 2, 2015
A murder of magpies by Flanders, Judith, author.

A murder of magpies

It's just another day at the office for London book editor Samantha "Sam" Clair. Checking jacket copy for howlers, wondering how to break it to her star novelist that her latest effort is utterly unpublishable, lunch scheduled with gossipy author Kit Lowell, whose new book will dish the juicy dirt on a recent fashion industry scandal. Little does she know the trouble Kit's book will cause -- before it even goes to print. When Police Inspector Field turns up at the venerable offices of Timmins &

Aug 2, 2015
A necessary end by Brown, Holly, 1974- author.

A necessary end

Thirty-nine-year-old Adrienne is desperate to be a mother. And this time, nothing is going to get in her way. Sure, her husband, Gabe, is ambivalent about fatherhood. But she knows that once he holds their baby, he'll come around. He's just feeling a little threatened, that's all. Because once upon a time, it was Gabe that Adrienne wanted more than anything; she was willing to do anything. . . . But that was half a lifetime ago. She's a different person now, and so is Gabe. There are lines she w

Aug 2, 2015
A new hope by Carr, Robyn. author.

A new hope

"After losing her child, Ginger Dysart was lost in grief. But since moving to Thunder Point, a small town on the Oregon coast, and with the help of her cousin Ray Anne, Ginger is finally moving forward. Her job at the flower shop is peaceful and fulfilling, and she's excited to start her first big assignment, assisting with the Lacoumette wedding."--p. [4] cover.

Aug 2, 2015
A thing of beauty by Samson, Lisa, 1964-

A thing of beauty

"It's a wonder to behold what happens when love moves in. Former child star Fiona Hume left the biz a decade ago, after she left rehab. She retreated to Baltimore and bought an old mansion downtown with dreams of restoring it into a masterpiece--maybe creating an artist's studio for herself. And living an artist's life. That was the plan. Ten years later, Fiona's huge house is filled with junk purchased at thrift stores, yard sales, or picked up from the side of the road. Each piece was destined

Aug 2, 2015
AAA Easy Reading Road Atlas 2016 by AAA (COR)

AAA Easy Reading Road Atlas 2016

Aug 2, 2015
Above us only sky by Young-Stone, Michele.

Above us only sky

" On March 29, 1973, Prudence Eleanor Vilkas was born with a pair of wings molded to her back. Considered a birth defect, her wings were surgically removed, leaving only the ghost of them behind. At fifteen years old, confused and unmoored, Prudence meets her long-estranged Lithuanian grandfather and discovers a miraculous lineage beating and pulsing with past Lithuanian bird-women, storytellers with wings dragging the dirt, survivors perched on radio towers, lovers lit up like fireworks, and he

Aug 2, 2015
All the single ladies by Frank, Dorothea Benton, author.

All the single ladies

In this charming, evocative, soul-touching novel, Dorothea Benton Frank once again takes us deep into the heart of the magical Lowcountry where three amazing middle aged women are bonded by another amazing woman's death. Through their shared loss they forge a deep friendship, asking critical questions. Who was their friend and what did her life mean? Are they living the lives they imagined for themselves? Will they ever be able to afford to retire? How will they maximize their happiness? Securit

Jul 31, 2015
Among thieves - a novel by Clarkson, John, 1947- author.

Among thieves - a novel

They thought they could cover up what an out-of-control trader at a Manhattan brokerage firm did to Olivia Sanchez. She worked hard, played by the rules, but so what? Blackball her from the industry and be done with her. Who's going to stop them? Nobody, until Olivia turns to her cousin Manny, an ex-con and ex-gang leader whose first reaction is to take care of the arrogant bastard who hurt his cousin -- permanently. His partner, James Beck, part of a tight clique of ex-cons based in Brooklyn's

Aug 2, 2015
An echo in the darkness by Rivers, Francine, 1947-

An echo in the darkness

A year has passed and Hadassah has donned veils to conceal her identity and the scars that now mark her body. Believed dead, she works helping a doctor in the poor section of the city and becomes skilled at healing through faith. When Julia falls ill, Hadassah faces a difficult decision: should she return to the Valerian household, risking exposure and death? The flame between Hadassah and Marcus is rekindled, though Marcus continues to search for meaning and faith. Will Marcus find God and beco

Aug 2, 2015
Avenue of spies - a true story of terror, espionage, and one American family's heroic resistance in Nazi-occupied Paris by Kershaw, Alex.

Avenue of spies - a true story of terror, espionage, and one American family's heroic resistance in Nazi-occupied Paris

Aug 2, 2015
Being Nixon - a man divided by Thomas, Evan, 1951-

Being Nixon - a man divided

Aug 2, 2015
Between you & me - confessions of a comma queen by Norris, Mary (Editor)

Between you & me - confessions of a comma queen

A New Yorker copy veteran presents laugh-out-loud descriptions of some of the most common and vexing errors in language and usage, drawing on examples from classic literature and pop culture while sharing anecdotes from her work with celebrated writers.

Aug 2, 2015
Blue moon promise by Coble, Colleen.

Blue moon promise

Lucy Marsh's worldly resources are running out, but she's fiercely determined to care for her younger brother and sister. When she discovers that their father's recent death was no accident, Lucy is eager to leave town. She accepts a proxy marriage she believes will provide safe refuge. But trouble follows her to Texas where her new husband is surprised to suddenly have a wife and children to care for. Nate Stanton always hoped he'd marry someday, but running the family ranch meant he had no tim

Aug 2, 2015
Circling the sun - a novel by McLain, Paula, author.

Circling the sun - a novel

"Paula McLain, author of the phenomenal bestseller The Paris Wife, now returns with her keenly anticipated new novel, transporting readers to colonial Kenya in the 1920s. Circling the Sun brings to life a fearless and captivating woman--Beryl Markham, a record-setting aviator caught up in a passionate love triangle with safari hunter Denys Finch Hatton and Karen Blixen, author of the classic memoir Out of Africa. Brought to Kenya from England as a child and then abandoned by her mother, Beryl is

Aug 2, 2015
Close to the bone - a Therasa Maclean mystery by Black, Lisa, 1963-, author

Close to the bone - a Therasa Maclean mystery

When a deskman is murdered at the ME's office, forensic scientist Theresa MacLean investigates, finding a link to the death of another co-worker ten years before, and to solve the case, she must uncover what really happened a decade ago.

Jul 31, 2015
Code of conduct - a thriller by Thor, Brad. author.

Code of conduct - a thriller

"Hidden deep within one of the world's most powerful organizations is a secret committee with a devastating agenda. Its members are afforded incredible protections--considered elites, untouchables. But when four seconds of video is captured halfway around the world and anonymously transmitted to D.C., covert wheels are set in motion, and counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath is tapped to undertake the deadliest assignment of his career. What begins as a favor will evolve into a globe-spanning

Aug 2, 2015
Crime in the Big Easy by Lynne, Deborah, 1953-

Crime in the Big Easy

"Taylor Jaymes has big dreams--dreams of being a well-sought-after reporter, winning the Pulitzer Prize, and traveling the world. Opportunity is knocking at the door with a killer finding his prey in the early morning hours in and around the French Quarter. Two deaths so far. The police can't find a connection, but Taylor knows there is one. When she finds it, Detective John Bradley will have to give her the exclusive and let her get closely involved in finding this perp. Detective John Bradley

Aug 2, 2015
Crow fair - stories by McGuane, Thomas.

Crow fair - stories

Aug 2, 2015
Dancing through it - my journey in the ballet by Ringer, Jenifer.

Dancing through it - my journey in the ballet

A behind-the-curtains look at the rarefied world of classical ballet from a principal dancer at the New York City Ballet. From the heart-pounding moments waiting in the wings before a performance to appearing on Oprah to discuss weight and body image among dancers, Dancing Through It is moving and revelatory. By the age of twelve, Jenifer Ringer was enrolled at the elite Washington School of Ballet and soon moved to the School of American Ballet. At sixteen she was a professional dancer at the N

Jul 30, 2015
Darned if you do by Ferris, Monica.

Darned if you do

Aug 2, 2015
Daughter of the regiment by Whitson, Stephanie Grace.

Daughter of the regiment

Aug 2, 2015
Death of a dishonorable gentleman by Arlen, Tessa.

Death of a dishonorable gentleman

Aug 2, 2015
Does this beach make me look fat? by Scottoline, Lisa.

Does this beach make me look fat?

"The unstoppable, irreverent mother-daughter team presents a new collection of funny stories and true confessions that every woman can relate to. From identity theft to the hazards of bicycling to college reunions and eating on the beach, Lisa and Francesca tackle the quirks, absurdities, and wonders of everyday life with wit and warmth. As Lisa says, "More and more, especially in the summertime when I'm sitting on the beach, I'm learning not to sweat it. To go back to the child that I used to b

Aug 2, 2015
Eat, pray, love - one woman's search for everything across Italy, India, and Indonesia by Gilbert, Elizabeth, 1969-

Eat, pray, love - one woman's search for everything across Italy, India, and Indonesia

Like many others, around the time Elizabeth Gilbert turned 30, she went through an early-onslaught midlife crisis. Although she had everything an educated, ambitious American woman was supposed to want, including a husband, a home, and a successful career as a magazine writer, she was consumed with panic, grief, and confusion. This is an account of her yearlong worldwide pursuit of pleasure, spiritual devotion, guidance, and what she really wanted out of life.

Aug 2, 2015
Eating Việt Nam - dispatches from a blue plastic table by Holliday, Graham, 1969-

Eating Việt Nam - dispatches from a blue plastic table

Growing up in a small town in northern England, Graham Holliday wasn't keen on travel. But in his early twenties, a picture of Hanoi sparked a curiosity that propelled him halfway across the globe. Graham didn't want to be a tourist in an alien land, though; he was determined to live it. An ordinary guy who liked trying interesting food, he moved to the capital city and embarked on a quest to find real Vietnamese food. In Eating Viet Nam, he chronicles his odyssey in this strange, enticing land

Aug 2, 2015
Eight hundred grapes - a novel by Dave, Laura.

Eight hundred grapes - a novel

"A story, set in the Sonoma wine valley, about the messy realities of family, the strength (and weaknesses) of romantic love, and the importance of finding a place to call home"--

Aug 2, 2015
Ever after - a Nantucket brides novel by Deveraux, Jude. author.

Ever after - a Nantucket brides novel

"Late one spring, Hallie Hartley learns she's inherited a beautiful old house on Nantucket from an ancestor she never knew she had. She learns of her luck from Jared Montgomery, who arranges for her to take on his cousin James Taggert as a private physical therapy client for the summer. Hallie expects a spoiled, frivolous playboy, but Jamie surprises her by being kind, considerate, and humble--not to mention incredibly strong and handsome. But Jamie's hiding something: every night Hallie hears h

Aug 2, 2015
Every bride needs a groom by Thompson, Janice A.

Every bride needs a groom

"Katie Fisher wins a designer wedding dress on the same day her boyfriend breaks up with her. In order to use the dress, she'll have to find a groom"--

Aug 2, 2015
Find me by Van den Berg, Laura.

Find me

Aug 2, 2015
Finding Jake by Reardon, Bryan.

Finding Jake

Aug 2, 2015
Flintlock - gut-shot by Johnstone, William W.

Flintlock - gut-shot

$10,000. That's the bounty on the head of the most hated man in Texas -- the man that Flintlock has been hired to guard. The crime was the brutal murder of a young school-teacher. The verdict was not guilty for lack of evidence. And the suspected killer's first guard was murdered by a shotgun blast. What makes Flintlock believe in this man's innocence? Call it gut instinct. Or call it maybe just a hankering for a fight. Because Flintlock knows that some very powerful and dangerous people are try

Aug 2, 2015
Get what's yours - the secrets to maxing out your social security by Kotlikoff, Laurence J.

Get what's yours - the secrets to maxing out your social security

"How many retirees or those nearing retirement know about such Social Security options as file-and-suspend (apply for benefits and then don't take them)? Or start-stop-start (start benefits, stop them, then re-start them)? ... [This book] covers the most frequent benefit scenarios faced by married retired couples, by divorced retirees, by widows and widowers, among others. It explains what to do if you're a retired parent of dependent children, disabled, or an eligible beneficiary who continues

Aug 2, 2015
Go set a watchman by Lee, Harper.

Go set a watchman

Twenty years after the trial of Tom Robinson, Jean Louise Finch-- Scout-- returns home to Maycomb to visit her father. She struggles with personal and political issues as her small Alabama town adjusts to the turbulent events beginning to transform the United States in the mid-1950s.

Aug 2, 2015
Grey - Fifty shades of Grey as told by Christian by James, E. L., author.

Grey - Fifty shades of Grey as told by Christian

Christian Grey exercises control in all things; his world is neat, disciplined, and utterly empty ... until the day that Anastasia Steele falls into his office, in a tangle of shapely limbs and tumbling brown hair. He tries to forget her, but instead is swept up in a storm of emotion he cannot comprehend and cannot resist. Unlike any woman he has known before, shy, unworldly Ana seems to see right through him ... past the business prodigy and the penthouse lifestyle to Christian's cold, wounded

Aug 2, 2015
Hammer head - the making of a carpenter by MacLaughlin, Nina.

Hammer head - the making of a carpenter

Nina MacLaughlin spent her twenties working at a Boston newspaper, sitting behind a desk and starting at a screen. Yearning for more tangible work, she applied for a job she saw on Craigslist -- Carpenter's Assistant: Women strongly encouraged to apply -- despite being a Classics major who couldn't tell a Phillips from a flathead screwdriver. She got the job, and in Hammer Head she tells the rich and entertaining story of becoming a carpenter.

Aug 2, 2015
Her brother's keeper by Wiseman, Beth, 1962-

Her brother's keeper

Aug 2, 2015
Her name is Rose by Breen, Christine, 1954- author.

Her name is Rose

"Iris Bowen is a young Irish gardener and mother of a beloved adopted daughter, Rose. A recent widow, Iris has spent the last two years concentrating on the day-to-day business of launching Rose into the world. But when she receives some worrisome results on a breast scan, the words of her husband as he was dying of cancer become hauntingly urgent. He had begged Iris to search for Rose's birth mother so that Rose would still have family if anything happened to Iris. Suddenly, Iris fears that Ros

Aug 2, 2015
Home of our hearts by Gunn, Robin Jones, 1955-

Home of our hearts

Aug 2, 2015
I, Ripper by Hunter, Stephen, 1946- author.

I, Ripper

"A thriller that takes you deep inside the mind of the most notorious serial killer of all time--Jack the Ripper"--

Aug 2, 2015
In plain sight by Michaels, Fern.

In plain sight

Aug 2, 2015
Iron wolf - a novel by Brown, Dale, 1956- author.

Iron wolf - a novel

The first woman president of the United States is tested by a Russian invasion of Ukraine and Moldova that compels a previous U.S. president to organize a radical counterattack involving manned robot soldiers.

Aug 2, 2015
Justice Postponed by Fraser, Anthea

Justice Postponed

Aug 2, 2015
Killing Monica - a novel by Bushnell, Candace, author.

Killing Monica - a novel

Pandy "J" Wallis is a renowned writer whose novels about a young woman making her way in Manhattan have spawned a series of blockbuster films. After the success of the Monica books and movies, Pandy wants to attempt something different: a historical novel based on her ancestor Lady Wallis. But Pandy's publishers and audience only want her to keep cranking out more Monica-as does her greedy husband, Jonny, who's gone deeply in debt to finance his new restaurant in Las Vegas. When her marriage cr

Aug 2, 2015
Knot guilty - a crochet mystery by Hechtman, Betty, 1947- author.

Knot guilty - a crochet mystery

Molly Pink and her pals, the Tarzana Hookers, are ready to bring the craft of crochet to the masses. But when one of their members finds herself the prime suspect in a murder, the Hookers are going to have to switch their focus to fighting her bad rap.

Aug 2, 2015
Lending a paw - a bookmobile cat mystery by Cass, Laurie, author.

Lending a paw - a bookmobile cat mystery

"With the help of her rescue cat, Eddie, librarian Minnie Hamilton is driving a bookmobile based in the resort town of Chilson, Michigan. After Eddie darts outside at the last stop and leads her to the body of a local man, they work to help the police find the killer"--

Jul 31, 2015
Lillian on life by Lester, Alison Jean. author.

Lillian on life

"A middle-aged woman in the 1960s looks back on her life as a single woman and on the men in her life"--

Aug 2, 2015
Lip reading - a novel by Kraus, Harry Lee, 1960-

Lip reading - a novel

She just needs a little longer. She's really close. Dr. Rebecca Jackson, a medical researcher, stands on the verge of a breakthrough that will transform medicine. But she soon discovers the reason behind the miraculous progress in her research, and it leaves her with a nearly impossible choice and little time to decide. More than her research is at stake. And more threatens it than this latest revelation. Something she's tried hard to cover up. There is a high cost to some things in medicine and

Aug 2, 2015
Longing by Balogh, Mary, author.

Longing

The illegitimate daughter of an English lord, Sia^n Jones abandoned her heritage to live in a stalwart coal mining community in South Wales. Empowered by their cause, she's engaged to be married to the leader of a revolutionary movement that is bracing itself against the tyranny of English mine owners. But Sia^n's principles are unexpectedly shaken when she accepts a job as governess under Alexander Hyatt, the mysterious Marquess of Craille, the oppressive symbol of everything she has come to re

Aug 2, 2015
Love gently falling by Carlson, Melody, author.

Love gently falling

"Just before Valentine's Day, a Hollywood hairstylist returns to her small hometown and stumbles upon love that challenges her notion of the good life she's worked so hard to achieve"--

Jul 31, 2015
Lovely wild by Hart, Megan, author.

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 past

Aug 2, 2015
Madam President by Wallace, Nicolle.

Madam President

Aug 2, 2015
Madeleine's war by Watson, Peter, 1943-

Madeleine's war

Aug 2, 2015
Miss emily by O'Connor, Nuala, 1970-

Miss emily

"Reimagines the private life of Emily Dickinson, one of America's most beloved poets, through her own voice and through the eyes of her family's Irish maid"--

Aug 2, 2015
Moody bitches - the truth about the drugs you're taking, the sleep you're missing, the sex you're not having, and what's really making you crazy by Holland, Julie, 1965-

Moody bitches - the truth about the drugs you're taking, the sleep you're missing, the sex you're not having, and what's really making you crazy

"A groundbreaking guide for women of all ages that shows women's inherent moodiness is a strength, not a weakness"--

Aug 2, 2015
Mr. Monk helps himself - a novel by Conrad, Hy, author.

Mr. Monk helps himself - a novel

"When self-help guru Miranda Bigley jumps to her death in an obvious suicide, Natalie suspects murder and wants to investigate, but Monk brushes her off to solve the murder of a clown despite his fear of clowns. As they begin their independent investigations, they soon learn they need each other's help to figure out whodunit"--

Aug 2, 2015
Mrs. Lee's rose garden - the true story of the founding of Arlington by DeVito, Carlo.

Mrs. Lee's rose garden - the true story of the founding of Arlington

"The poignant, personal, and unbelievably true story of Mrs. Robert E. Lee and General Montgomery Meigs, and the founding of the Arlington National Cemetery, in the midst of America's greatest struggle--the Civil War"--

Aug 2, 2015
Murder freshly baked - an Amish village mystery by Chapman, Vannetta.

Murder freshly baked - an Amish village mystery

"When delicious baked goods become lethal, it's time to find a killer in this Amish Village Mystery"--

Aug 2, 2015
Murder house by Patterson, James

Murder house

Aug 2, 2015
Murder on the Champ de Mars by Black, Cara, 1951-

Murder on the Champ de Mars

Aug 2, 2015
Nemesis by Coulter, Catherine.

Nemesis

When Special Agent Lacey Sherlock foils a terrorist attack at JFK airport, she thinks her job is done and turns the reins over to the New York FBI. But stopping the grenade-carrying crazy was only the beginning. Another plot unfolds nearly simultaneously with a bomb at St. Patrick's Cathedral. The terrorist at JFK refuses to speak to anyone but Sherlock. She heads back with counterterrorist Special Agent Cal McLain to try to get him to talk. Meanwhile, Savich--with the help of Agent Griffin Hamm

Aug 2, 2015
Nobody's cuter than you - a memoir about the beauty of friendship by Shankle, Melanie, author.

Nobody's cuter than you - a memoir about the beauty of friendship

Aug 2, 2015
On shifting sand by Pittman, Allison.

On shifting sand

Life has been scorching Nola Merrill's skin and soul more than the 'Dust Bowl' ever could. Bitter with her divorce and aware that life lost meaning when her mother died and left her with an unaffectionate father, Nola commits a shameful sin by sleeping with a drifter and long-lost friend. Only by confessing her sin can Nola lead her family into a quenching future free from Oklahoma's dry and dusty air.

Aug 2, 2015
Only a promise - a Survivors' Club novel by Balogh, Mary, author.

Only a promise - a Survivors' Club novel

Ralph Stockwood prides himself on being a leader, but when he convinced his friends to fight in the Napoleonic Wars, he never envisioned being the sole survivor. Racked with guilt over their deaths, Ralph must move on...and find a wife so as to secure an heir to his family's title and fortune. Since her Seasons in London ended in disaster, Chloe Muirhead is resigned to spinsterhood. Driven by the need to escape her family, she takes refuge at the home of her mother's godmother, where she meets R

Aug 2, 2015
Orhan's inheritance by Ohanesian, Aline.

Orhan's inheritance

Aug 2, 2015
Plain killing by Miller, Emma.

Plain killing

Rachel Mast finds the Amish are no more immune from crime than the people they call the English. It's been years since restless Rachel fled her family's farm as a teen. Starting with only the eighth-grade education afforded most Amish kids, she earned an MBA from Wharton and became successful in business. But Rachel never felt at home in the English world. So she came back to run a bed-and-breakfast in Stone Mill, near central Pennsylvania's thriving Amish community. Now she lives between the tw

Aug 2, 2015
Pride v. prejudice by Hess, Joan.

Pride v. prejudice

Aug 2, 2015
Prodigal summer a novel by Kingsolver, Barbara.

Prodigal summer a novel

Wildlife biologist Deanna is caught off guard by an intrusive young hunter, while bookish city wife Lusa finds herself facing a difficult identity choice, and elderly neighbors find attraction at the height of a long-standing feud.

Aug 2, 2015
Refining fire by Peterson, Tracie, author.

Refining fire

"In 1889 Seattle, Washington, Militine and Thane meet while serving the local poor. Though both carry a dark history and a sense of haunting pain, they begin to grow closer and wonder whether God can build something new and beautiful from the debris of the past"--

Jul 31, 2015
Refining fire by Peterson, Tracie. author.

Refining fire

"In 1889 Seattle, Washington, Militine and Thane meet while serving the local poor. Though both carry a dark history and a sense of haunting pain, they begin to grow closer and wonder whether God can build something new and beautiful from the debris of the past"--

Aug 2, 2015
Reservations for two - a novel of fresh flavors and new horizons by Lodge, Hillary Manton.

Reservations for two - a novel of fresh flavors and new horizons

Aug 2, 2015
Sagebrush brides. Journey toward home - love rules the ranch by Cox, Carol.

Sagebrush brides. Journey toward home - love rules the ranch

Abandoned on the Santa Fe Trail, Judith Alder must try to find a place for herself with her rescuers, the Bradley brothers from the Double B ranch.

Aug 2, 2015
Seeking serenity - the 10 new rules for health and happiness in the age of anxiety by Enayati, Amanda.

Seeking serenity - the 10 new rules for health and happiness in the age of anxiety

"In Seeking Serenity, CNN Health columnist Amanda Enayati examines life in the modern age of anxiety and outlines ten revolutionary principles for living stress-free"--

Aug 2, 2015
Senseless acts of beauty by Higgins, Lisa Verge.

Senseless acts of beauty

"Tess has a secret. For fifteen years she has been furtively following the life of the daughter she gave up as an infant for adoption. But when Sadie runs away from home determined to find her birth mother, Tess has no choice but to hunt down the desperate girl in the one place she dreads--Pine Lake, where a terrible, buried secret threatens to destroy them both."--

Aug 2, 2015
Speaking in bones - a novel by Reichs, Kathy, author.

Speaking in bones - a novel

"Hazel 'Lucky' Strike--a strident amateur detective who mines the Internet for cold cases--comes to Brennan with a tape recording of an unknown girl being held prisoner and terrorized. Strike is convinced the voice is that of eighteen-year-old Cora Teague, who went missing more than three years earlier. Strike is also certain that the teenager's remains are gathering dust in Temperance Brennan's lab. Brennan has doubts about working with a self-styled websleuth, but when the evidence seems to ad

Aug 2, 2015
Spring chicken - stay young forever (or die trying) by Gifford, Bill (Journalist)

Spring chicken - stay young forever (or die trying)

"From acclaimed journalist Bill Gifford comes a roaring journey into the world of anti-aging science in search of answers to a universal obsession: what can be done about getting old? SPRING CHICKEN: Stay Young Forever (or Die Trying) SPRING CHICKEN is a full-throttle, high-energy ride through the latest research, popular mythology, and ancient wisdom on mankind's oldest obsession: How can we live longer? And better? In his funny, self-deprecating voice, veteran reporter Bill Gifford takes reade

Aug 2, 2015
Stages of grey - a Dulcie Schwartz feline mystery by Simon, Clea, author.

Stages of grey - a Dulcie Schwartz feline mystery

When Dulcie Schwartz attends a disco version of Ovid's Metamorphosis by a local theater company, she witnesses the murder of a performer and must uncover the truth while determining whether the troupe's cat Gus played a role in the affair.

Jul 31, 2015
Star Fall - A Bill Slider British Police Procedural by Harrod-Eagles, Cynthia

Star Fall - A Bill Slider British Police Procedural

Aug 2, 2015
Stirring the plot - a Cookbook Nook mystery by Gerber, Daryl Wood, author.

Stirring the plot - a Cookbook Nook mystery

Jenna Hart has packed The Cookbook Nook chock-full of everything from ghostly texts to witchy potions in anticipation of the Winsome Witches' annual Halloween fundraiser luncheon. But there's one unexpected addition to the menu: murder. When their Head Priestess is found dead under mysterious circumstances, there's no logical answer and plenty of blame to go around. With her Aunt Vera unable to call on her ability to see the future, Jenna will need more than just sleight of hand and a few magic

Aug 2, 2015
Stryker's revenge - a Ralph Compton novel by West, Joseph A.

Stryker's revenge - a Ralph Compton novel

When he starts to care again--about the scout who saved his life and the woman and child he rescued from the Indians--Lieutenant Steve Stryker, who is on a mission of vengeance against the man who disfigured his face, must come to terms with his past in order to have a future.

Aug 2, 2015
Summer secrets by Green, Jane, 1968-

Summer secrets

Aug 2, 2015
Supping with the devil - a DCI Paniatowski mystery by Spencer, Sally, author.

Supping with the devil - a DCI Paniatowski mystery

DCI Monika Paniatowski recognizes her latest assignment as advisor to the Earl of Ridley's rock festival for what it really is - an attempt by the chief constable to destroy her career. Yet it soon becomes apparent that matters are not as simple as they appear. Why, for instance, did the earl choose to employ the notorious Devil's Disciples motorcycle gang to provide the security for the festival? And to what lengths will his mother, the dowager countess, go to destroy it? But it is when the h

Jul 31, 2015
Sweetshop of dreams - a novel with recipes by Colgan, Jenny, author.

Sweetshop of dreams - a novel with recipes

"Rosie Hopkins's has a comfortable life--until she goes to the country to care for her ailing great aunt Lilian and her old-fashioned sweetshop. As Rosie gets Lilian back on her feet, breathes new life into the shop, and gets to know the mysterious and solitary Stephen, she doesn't want to settle for comfortable"--

Aug 2, 2015
Teardrop Lane - an Eternity Springs novel by March, Emily, author.

Teardrop Lane - an Eternity Springs novel

"Town physician Rose Anderson has given up on dreams of a family until she meets artist Hunt Cicero, who has just become guardian to his sister's children and needs Rose and her warm maternal instincts to complete his patchwork family"--

Aug 2, 2015
The alpine zen by Daheim, Mary, author.

The alpine zen

Aug 2, 2015
The art of losing yourself - a novel by Ganshert, Katie, author.

The art of losing yourself - a novel

"A contemporary novel of two sisters trying to find new life--one in her marriage and faith, the other desperate for a chance at a future"--

Aug 2, 2015
The beekeeper's daughter by Montefiore, Santa, 1970-

The beekeeper's daughter

Aug 2, 2015
The children's crusade by Packer, Ann, 1959-

The children's crusade

"A portrait of a California family spanning several decades that examines the way a troubled marriage sets the course of family life and encourages adult children to grapple with the past even as they attempt to create successful families--and lives--of their own"--

Aug 2, 2015
The curious case of the missing figurehead by Noble, Diane, 1945- author.

The curious case of the missing figurehead

El Littlefield runs The Butler Did It catering. It's the perfect cover for her to solve "who-done-its" (nothing too dangerous, please!) in this small university town nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains. While catering her most important event yet -- a fancy retirement dinner for Dr. Max Haverhill, life-long bachelor and history dean -- countless guests fall ill, a 200 year-old relic is stolen, and her best friend vanishes. All in the first hour. As El and Max race to solve the mystery, they disc

Aug 2, 2015
The curse of the House of Foskett by Kasasian, M. R. C. (Martin R. C.)

The curse of the House of Foskett

Aug 2, 2015
The devil's workshop - a novel of Scotland Yard's Murder Squad by Grecian, Alex.

The devil's workshop - a novel of Scotland Yard's Murder Squad

Aug 2, 2015
The edge of dreams by Bowen, Rhys.

The edge of dreams

Aug 2, 2015
The English spy by Silva, Daniel, 1960- author.

The English spy

Shoot-outs, kidnappings, and international terror plots follow Gabriel Allon.

Aug 2, 2015
The final reveille - a living history museum mystery by Flower, Amanda, author.

The final reveille - a living history museum mystery

"As the director of Barton Farm, a living history museum, Kelsey Cambridge is underpaid and underappreciated, but she loves every minute of it. Determined to keep the struggling museum open, she plans to impress Barton Farm's wealthy benefactress, Cynthia Cherry, with a Civil War reenactment on the farm's grounds. Unfortunately, the first shot in the battle isn't from a period soldier. It's from Cynthia's greedy nephew, Maxwell, who fires a threat at Kelsey to cut the museum's funding. The n

Aug 2, 2015
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The Final Reveille.

Jul 29, 2015
The friends we keep by Chamberlin, Holly, 1962-

The friends we keep

"When three friends--Sophie, Eva, and John--are reunited after twenty years, old insecurities, dark secrets, romantic misadventures, and a shocking betrayal threaten to change all of their lives forever."--

Aug 2, 2015
The Girl in the Spider's Web by Lagercrantz, David

The Girl in the Spider's Web

Aug 2, 2015
The great zoo of China - a thriller by Reilly, Matthew.

The great zoo of China - a thriller

The Chinese have proven the existence of dragons -- a scientific revelation that will astonish the world. A small group of VIPs and journalists has been brought to the greatest zoo ever constructed deep within China to see the fabulous creatures for the first time. Among them is Dr. Cassandra Jane Cameron, a reptile expert and writer for National Geographic. Their Chinese hosts assure the visitors that it's perfectly safe, and nothing can go wrong. Of course it can't . . .

Aug 2, 2015
The green road by Enright, Anne, 1962-

The green road

Aug 2, 2015
The guest cottage by Thayer, Nancy, 1943-

The guest cottage

"Two single parents accidentally rent the same summer house on Nantucket Island. Determined to make this a summer their kids will always remember, they agree to share the house. But as the summer unfolds and the families grow close, the two must ask themselves if the guest cottage is all they want to share"--

Aug 2, 2015
The insider threat - a Pike Logan thriller by Taylor, Brad, 1965-

The insider threat - a Pike Logan thriller

Aug 2, 2015
The long and faraway gone by Berney, Louis.

The long and faraway gone

"In the summer of 1986, two tragedies rocked Oklahoma City. Six movie-theater employees were killed in an armed robbery, while one inexplicably survived. Then, a teenage girl vanished from the annual State Fair. Neither crime was ever solved. Twenty-five years later, the reverberations of those unsolved cases quietly echo through survivors' lives. A private investigator in Vegas, Wyatt's latest inquiry takes him back to a past he's tried to escape-- and drags him deeper into the harrowing m

Aug 2, 2015
The marriage season by Miller, Linda Lael, author.

The marriage season

"When single father Tate Calder comes to Mustang Creek, his two sons befriend Bex's eight-year-old nephew. Now she and the handsome, aloof newcomer are constantly thrown together. Is the marriage season over? Or can a man with doubts about love be the right husband for a woman who wants it all?"--

Aug 2, 2015
The melody lingers on by Clark, Mary Higgins.

The melody lingers on

A beloved aunt's agreement to help her niece with college essays reawakens past secrets about the night a grandparent was murdered, an event that compels the woman to investigate a treasured music box to uncover the truth.

Aug 2, 2015
The Mind Connection - How the Thoughts You Choose Affect Your Mood, Behavior, and Decisions by Meyer, Joyce

The Mind Connection - How the Thoughts You Choose Affect Your Mood, Behavior, and Decisions

Aug 2, 2015
The night hunter by Ramsay, Caro, author.

The night hunter

"Elvie McCulloch's sister Sophie has been missing for 57 days. She went out for a run - and never came home. Elvie's efforts to find out what happened to Sophie, and to the other local missing girls, will find her pitted against a terrifying enemy. Someone who has killed before, someone who will kill again. Someone they call The Night Hunter."--Publisher's website.

Aug 2, 2015
The novel habits of happiness by McCall Smith, Alexander, 1948- author.

The novel habits of happiness

"The ever-delightful, insatiably curious Edinburgh philosopher and amateur sleuth returns to take on a case unlike any she's had before--this one with paranormal implications--in the tenth installment of this beloved author's consistently best-selling series. From a small town outside Edinburgh comes the news that a young boy has been recounting vivid recollections of a past life: a perfect description of an island off the coast of Scotland which he couldn't possibly know, and a house there, whe

Aug 2, 2015
The other side of midnight by St. James, Simone.

The other side of midnight

"London, 1925. Glamorous medium Gloria Sutter made her fortune helping the bereaved contact loved ones killed during the Great War. Now she's been murdered at one of her own se;ances, after leaving a message requesting the help of her former friend and sole rival, Ellie Winter. Ellie doesn't contact the dead-at least, not anymore. She specializes in miraculously finding lost items. Still, she can't refuse the final request of the only other true psychic she has known. Now Ellie must delve into

Aug 2, 2015
The Photograph by Lewis, Beverly

The Photograph

Aug 2, 2015
The President's shadow by Meltzer, Brad, author.

The President's shadow

"Following The Inner Circle and The Fifth Assassin, Brad Meltzer returns with the next novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling Culper Ring series. Beecher White makes an alarming discovery on the White House grounds: there is a severed arm buried in the Rose Garden. As he investigates, he realizes it's a message one that may have dire repercussions for the President. Even worse, the message turns Beecher's personal life upside down, pointing him towards the dark truth about his father's death

Aug 2, 2015
The readaholics and the falcon fiasco - a book club mystery by DiSilverio, Laura A. H., author.

The readaholics and the falcon fiasco - a book club mystery

Emulating one of her favorite literary sleuths, event planner Amy-Faye Johnson sets out to find the truth surrounding the death of Ivy, one of her fellow book-obsessed Readaholics, who supposedly committed suicide by poisoning.

Aug 2, 2015
The rescued by Perry, Marta.

The rescued

"As an Amish wife and mother struggles to hold her family together, a story from the past teaches her how to face her daily challenges with strength and love. In modern day central Pennsylvania, Judith Wegler tries to heal the growing rift between her husband, Isaac, and his teenage brother Joseph-whom Judith and Isaac have raised as their own ever since both brothers lost their parents and siblings in a horrific fire. Meanwhile, Isaac's hurtful silence about this tragic past has robbed Judith

Aug 2, 2015
The Santangelos by Collins, Jackie. author.

The Santangelos

"A vicious hit. A vengeful enemy. A drug addled Colombian club owner. A sex crazed Italian family. And the ever powerful Lucky Santangelo has to deal with them all, while Max--her teenage daughter is becoming The "It" girl in Europe's modeling world. And her Kennedyesque son, Bobby, is being set up for a murder he didn't commit. But Lucky can deal. Always strong and unpredictable with her husband, Lennie, by her side she lives up to the family motto--Never fuck with a Santangelo. Lucky rules. Th

Aug 2, 2015
The silenced by Graham, Heather, author.

The silenced

"When a congressman's media assistant abruptly quits her job and goes missing on the way home, novice FBI agent Meg Murray teams up with special agent Matt Bosworth to investigate a serial killer with ties to a political conspiracy"--Publisher.

Aug 2, 2015
The snow queen - a novel by Cunningham, Michael, 1952- author.

The snow queen - a novel

"The Meeks brothers travel down different paths in search for transcendence. Barrett, haunted by a vision of light, turns unexpectedly to religion. Tyler grows increasingly convinced that only drugs can release his creative powers"--

Aug 2, 2015
The story - a reporter's journey by Miller, Judith, 1948- author.

The story - a reporter's journey

At the New York Times, Judith Miller covered national politics, becoming deputy at the powerful Washington bureau via Cairo and Paris. She reported on terrorism, the rise of fanatical Islam, and on secret biological weapons programs. She covered an administration traumatized by 9/11 and anthrax attacks, and shared a Pulitzer Prize. And she went to jail to protect her sources. Now Miller turns her journalistic skills on herself and her controversial career.

Aug 2, 2015
The sugar smart diet - stop cravings and lose weight while still enjoying the sweets you love! by Alexander, Anne (Anne Adele)

The sugar smart diet - stop cravings and lose weight while still enjoying the sweets you love!

A thirty-day guide to eliminating dietary sugar identifies its emotional and physiological consequences, reveals unexpected sources of sugar, and provides dozens of recipes.

Aug 2, 2015
The trouble with patience by Brendan, Maggie, 1949- author.

The trouble with patience

Patience Cavanaugh has lost hope for romance. When the man she yearned for died, her dreams went with him. Now she's restoring a boardinghouse in order to support herself. It seems like a perfect arrangement: Patience needs the help of someone with a strong back, and Sheriff Jedediah Jones needs a source of food for himself and his prisoners. But Patience gets more than she bargained for as she explores the depths of the "hanging lawman."

Aug 2, 2015
The tutor by Chapin, Andrea.

The tutor

A "novel about love, passion, and ambition that imagines the muse of William Shakespeare and the tumultuous year they spend together"--Amazon.com.

Aug 2, 2015
The unfortunate importance of beauty by Filipacchi, Amanda.

The unfortunate importance of beauty

Aug 2, 2015
The witch of painted sorrows by Rose, M. J., 1953-

The witch of painted sorrows

"A gothic novel set in 1890s Paris that captures the erotic awakening of a young American socialite who flees her dangerous husband only to be held captive to dark temptation"--

Aug 2, 2015
The wood's edge - a novel by Benton, Lori.

The wood's edge - a novel

"A pre-Revolutionary epic of identity, action, and romance. While their mothers slept, Major Reginald Aubrey trades his own still-born son for one of an Oneida's mother's newborn twin sons. When the truth comes to light years later, can an unlikely friendship forged at the wood's edge provide a way to healing and forgiveness?"--

Aug 2, 2015
Things half in shadow by Finn, Alan.

Things half in shadow

Edward Clark, a successful young Philadelphia crime reporter, is assigned to write a series of exposes on mediums. In 1869, photographs of Civil War dead adorn sitting rooms and grieving families attempt to contact lost loved ones. Edward investigates beautiful young medium Lucy Collins and uncovers her tricks, then learns that she is also talented at blackmail. Since he has a hidden past, Edward agrees to collaborate in exposing only her rivals.

Aug 2, 2015
Those girls by Stevens, Chevy, author.

Those girls

"Life has never been easy for the three Campbell sisters. Jess, Courtney, and Dani live on a remote ranch in Western Canada where they work hard and try to stay out of the way of their father's temper. One night, a fight gets out of hand and the sisters are forced to go on the run, only to get caught in an even worse nightmare when their truck breaks down in a small town. As events spiral out of control they find themselves in a horrifying situation and are left with no choice but to change thei

Aug 2, 2015
Those Jensen boys! by Johnstone, William W.

Those Jensen boys!

"Ace and Chance Jensen find their skills put to the test when two young ladies ask them to protect their struggling stagecoach line from a ruthless, bloodthirsty mine owner with money, power, and enough hired killers to slaughter half the territory"--

Aug 2, 2015
Together with you - a novel by Bylin, Victoria, author.

Together with you - a novel

"Responsible for his young daughter and two teenage sons for the summer, Dr. Ryan Tremaine wants to reconnect with his children, but after hiring Carly Mason as his daughter Penny's nanny, Ryan's attraction to Carly complicates his plan"--

Jul 31, 2015
Tom Clancy under fire by Blackwood, Grant.

Tom Clancy under fire

Aug 2, 2015
Twice in a lifetime by Garlock, Dorothy. author.

Twice in a lifetime

Sunset, Missouri, 1954. In postwar America, young widow Clara Sinclair finds her life changed by daring stranger Drake McCoy's unexpected kindness. Can their love survive the vicious, unseen enemy that is closing in fast?

Aug 2, 2015
Undercover by Steel, Danielle

Undercover

Aug 2, 2015
Unforgettable - a son, a mother, and the lessons of lifetime by Simon, Scott.

Unforgettable - a son, a mother, and the lessons of lifetime

"When NPR's Scott Simon began tweeting from his mother's hospital room in July 2013, he didn't know that his missives would soon spread well beyond his 1.2 million Twitter followers. Squeezing the magnitude of his final days with her into 140-character updates, Simon's ... meditations spread virally. Over the course of a few days, Simon chronicled his mother's death and reminisced about her life, revealing her humor and strength, and celebrating familial love ... Spending their last days togethe

Aug 2, 2015
Wedding duress by Casey, Elizabeth Lynn.

Wedding duress

While preparing for her upcoming nuptials, librarian Tori Sinclair must help a fellow member of the Sweet Briar Ladies Society Sewing Circle unravel the mystery surrounding the death of her former nanny who took a fatal fall in her new employer's home.

Aug 2, 2015
Well read, then dead - a read 'em and eat mystery by Moran, Terrie Farley, author.

Well read, then dead - a read 'em and eat mystery

Sassy Cabot and Bridget Mayfield's Read 'Em and Eat bookstore cafe´ is known for its delicious treats and colorful clientele. While Miss Augusta Maddox lectures tourists on rumors of sunken treasure off Florida's Gulf Coast, her shy friend Delia Batson is at the Emily Dickinson table. Shocked by news of Delia's murder, Augusta is distraught and Sassy wants to help. But Augusta doesn't want sympathy. She wants the killer found. Now Sassy is on the case.

Aug 2, 2015
Where all light tends to go by Joy, David, 1983-

Where all light tends to go

"Set in North Carolina's Appalachian Mountains, eighteen-year-old Jacob McNeely is torn between appeasing his meth-dealing kingpin father and leaving the mountains forever with the girl he loves"--

Aug 2, 2015
Wilderness rising - a church builder novel by Shields, A. L., 1954-

Wilderness rising - a church builder novel

Aug 2, 2015
Wildfire in his arms by Lindsey, Johanna. author.

Wildfire in his arms

"A tale about a gunfighter running from his past who finds his future when he escorts a beautiful outlaw to her hanging. Featuring one of Lindsey's most intriguing heroes: the dangerous and mysterious Degan Grant from One Heart to Win. With his work in Montana completed now that the Callahan-Warren feud has ended in marriage rather than bloodshed, Degan Grant sets out for California because it is far away from the home he wants to forget--until the US Marshal who saved his life calls in a favor.

Aug 2, 2015
Wind ; Pinball - two early novels by Murakami, Haruki, 1949-

Wind ; Pinball - two early novels

These first major works of fiction by Haruki Murakami center on two young men--an unnamed narrator and his friend and former roommate, the Rat. Powerful, at times surreal, stories of loneliness, obsession, and eroticism, these novellas bear all the hallmarks of Murakami's later books, giving us a fascinating insight into a great writer's beginnings, and are remarkable works of fiction in their own right.

Aug 2, 2015