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The curious charms of Arthur Pepper by Patrick, Phaedra.

The curious charms of Arthur Pepper

"Sixty-nine-year-old Arthur Pepper lives a simple life. He gets out of bed at precisely 7:30 a.m., just as he did when his wife, Miriam, was alive. He dresses in the same gray slacks and mustard sweater-vest, waters his fern, Frederica, and heads out to his garden. But on the one-year anniversary of Miriam's death, something changes. Sorting through Miriam's possessions, Arthur finds an exquisite gold charm bracelet he's never seen before. What follows is a surprising and unforgettable odyssey t

Apr 29, 2016
The curse of tenth grave by Jones, Darynda, author.

The curse of tenth grave

When three gods plot to kill her daughter, grim reaper and private investigator Charley Davidson organizes a plan to capture them and cast them into a different dimension, but questions her resolve about the god of death and destruction's true loyalties.

Apr 29, 2016
The damned of Petersburg by Peters, Ralph, 1952- author.

The damned of Petersburg

Reimagines the stories of heroes Little Billy Mahone, Wade Hampton, Francis Channing Barlow, and Nelson Miles against a backdrop of the 1864 election and the Civil War battles of the summer and autumn of that year.

Apr 29, 2016
The daredevil snared by Laurens, Stephanie, author.

The daredevil snared

Hoping to prove himself by taking up his brothers' covert mission in Freetown and protecting escaped captives in the jungle, hedonistic youngest son Caleb Frobisher falls in love with captive governess Katherine Fortescue, who is being targeted by a sadistic mercenary.

Apr 29, 2016
The dark lady's mask by Sharratt, Mary, 1964- author.

The dark lady's mask

Disguising herself as a man to escape her loveless marriage and enjoy the exclusive freedoms of men, aspiring writer Aemilia Lanier falls in love and runs away with ragged poet William Shakespeare, with whom she secretly writes plays that bring him fame years later.

Apr 26, 2016
The defense by Cavanagh, Steve, author.

The defense

""If you're a fan of John Grisham, Scott Turow, and Brad Meltzer, then you will be a fan of Steve Cavanagh's The Defense."--Nelson DeMille, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Radiant Angel Eddie Flynn used to be a con artist. Then he became a lawyer. Turns out the two aren't that different. Former con artist turned lawyer Eddie Flynn gave up the law a year ago after a disastrous case, and he vowed never to step foot in a courtroom again. But now he doesn't have a choice. The head of the Rus

Apr 29, 2016
The devil you know by Goodman, Jo, 1953- author.

The devil you know

"After a horse drags him through the countryside, Israel McKenna awakes bruised and battered in a field in Pancake Valley, Colorado. He can recall where he came from and where he was going, but the memory of how he came to be on the Pancake homestead eludes him. He|s certain he did something wrong to deserve such a harsh punishment|and so is the beautiful woman who reluctantly comes to his aid"--Page [4] of cover.

Apr 29, 2016
The devil's Madonna - a novel by Potts, Sharon.

The devil's Madonna - a novel

Pregnant with her first child, Kali Miller probes her grandmother for information about her mother's accidental death when Kali was a child, but her grandmother's recollections of the past come back to haunt both of them.

Apr 29, 2016
The dig by Preston, John, 1953- author.

The dig

"A succinct and witty literary venture that tells the strange story of a priceless treasure discovered in East Anglia on the eve of World War II. In the long, hot summer of 1939, Britain is preparing for war, but on a riverside farm in Suffolk there is excitement of another kind. Mrs. Pretty, the widowed owner of the farm, has had her hunch confirmed that the mounds on her land hold buried treasure. As the dig proceeds, it becomes clear that this is no ordinary find. This fictional recreation of

Apr 25, 2016
The Divided Family by Brunstetter, Wanda E./ Brunstetter, Jean

The Divided Family

Apr 29, 2016
The doll-master and other tales of terror by Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938- author.

The doll-master and other tales of terror

Six terrifying tales to chill the blood from the unique imagination of Joyce Carol Oates. A young boy plays with dolls instead of action figures. But as he grows older, his passion takes on a darker edge ... A white man shoots dead a black boy creating a media frenzy. But could it be that it was self-defense as he claims? A nervous woman tries to escape her husband. He says he loves her, but she's convinced he wants to kill her ... These quietly lethal stories reveal the horrors that dwell withi

Apr 29, 2016
The drowning girls by DeBoard, Paula Treick, author.

The drowning girls

"Liz McGinnis never imagined herself living in a luxurious gated community like The Palms. Ever since she and her family moved in, she's felt like an outsider amongst the Stepford-like wives and their obnoxiously spoiled children. Still, she's determined to make it work--if not for herself, then for her husband, Phil, who landed them this lavish home in the first place, and for her daughter, Danielle, who's about to enter high school. Yet underneath the glossy veneer of The Palms, life is far f

Apr 29, 2016
The duration - a novel by Fromm, Dave, author.

The duration - a novel

"Four childhood friends reunite in the haunted hills of Western Massachusetts to revisit the ghosts of their past and solve the mysteries that occupied much of their youth"--

Apr 29, 2016
The earl takes all by Heath, Lorraine, author.

The earl takes all

To honor the vow he made to his dying brother, Edward Alcott pretends to be his now-dead twin, the Earl of Greyling, until the countess, whom he has loved for years, gives birth, despite his desire to claim her for himself.

Apr 29, 2016
The Edge of the Fall by Williams, Kate

The Edge of the Fall

Apr 29, 2016
The excellent Lombards by Hamilton, Jane, 1957 July 13- author.

The excellent Lombards

"Mary Frances "Frankie" Lombard is fiercely in love with her family's sprawling apple orchard and the tangled web of family members who inhabit it. Content to spend her days planning capers with her brother William, competing with her brainy cousin Amanda, and expertly tending the orchard with her father, Frankie desires nothing more than for the rhythm of life to continue undisturbed. But she cannot help being haunted by the historical fact that some family members end up staying on the farm an

Apr 25, 2016
The exiled by Charles, Christopher, author.

The exiled

Back in the 1980s, Wes Raney was an ambitious New York City narcotics detective with a growing drug habit of his own. While working undercover on a high-risk case, he made decisions that ultimately cost him not only his career but also his family. Disgraced, Raney fled-- but history is finally catching up to him. Now in his early forties, Raney is living in exile, the sole homicide investigator covering a two-hundred-mile stretch of desert in New Mexico. His solitude is his salvation-- but it e

Apr 25, 2016
The fall of man in Wilmslow - the death and life of Alan Turing - a novel by Lagercrantz, David, author.

The fall of man in Wilmslow - the death and life of Alan Turing - a novel

"An electrifying thriller that opens with Alan Turing's suicide, and then opens out to take in a young detective's awakening to painful secrets about his own life and the life of his country. It's 1954. Several English nationals have defected to the USSR, while a witch-hunt for homosexuals rages across Britain. In these circumstances, no one is surprised when a mathematician by the name of Alan Turing, is found dead in his home: it is widely assumed that he committed suicide, unable to cope with

Apr 29, 2016
The girl from the Paradise Ballroom - a novel by Love, Alison, author.

The girl from the Paradise Ballroom - a novel

When struggling Italian singer Antonio meets the wife of his wealthy new patron he recognises her instantly: it is Olivia, the captivating dance hostess he once encountered in the seedy Paradise Ballroom. Olivia is afraid that Antonio will betray the secrets of her past, but little by little they are drawn together, outsiders in a glittering world to which they do not belong. At last, with conflict looming across Europe, the attraction between them becomes impossible to resist - but when Italy d

Apr 25, 2016
The Girl from the Savoy by Gaynor, Hazel

The Girl from the Savoy

Apr 29, 2016