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The legend of Caleb York by Spillane, Mickey, 1918-2006, author.

The legend of Caleb York

When a corrupt sheriff tries to take George Cullen's daughter as his bride and force him to sell his ranch, Cullen refuses to go down without a fight and hires the West's toughest gunslinger to destroy his enemy.

May 4, 2015
The lions of Al-Rassan by Kay, Guy Gavriel.

The lions of Al-Rassan

Military leaders Rodrigo Belmonte and Ammar ibn Khairan, both exiled from their countries, form a bond that is tested by opposing political forces and the female physician, Jehane, who loves them both.

May 4, 2015
The lost child by Phillips, Caryl, author.

The lost child

A reimagining of Wuthering Heights traces the multigenerational forces that shape the lives of a young Heathcliff, the Bronte¨ sisters and their brother.

May 5, 2015
The love object - selected stories by O'Brien, Edna, author.

The love object - selected stories

The thirty-one stories collected in this volume provide, among other things, a cumulative portrait of Ireland, seen from within and without. Coming of age, the impact of class, and familial and romantic love are the prevalent motifs, along with the instinct toward escape and subsequent nostalgia for home. Some of the stories are linked and some carry O'Brien's distinct sense of the comical. In "A Rose in the Heart of New York," the single-mindedness of love dramatically derails the relationship

May 5, 2015
The lynchpin by Burton, Jeffrey B. author.

The lynchpin

Special Agent Drew Cady is on the mend, both physically and emotionally, as he helps run his fiancee's resort in northern Minnesota while working part-time on the FBI's Medicare Fraud Strike Force in Minneapolis. Chasing white collar criminals is a far cry from hunting serial killers and Cady basks in the glow of his newer, more laid back lifestyle, that is, until a young woman's body possessing a most disturbing characteristic is pulled from Lake Superior outside of Duluth.

May 5, 2015
The making of Zombie wars by Hemon, Aleksandar, 1964- author.

The making of Zombie wars

"A novel about an aspiring screenplay writer--full of script ideas but unable to follow through on any of them--who becomes entangled with a Bosnian woman and her violently jealous husband"--

May 5, 2015
The Manhattan Hunt Club by Saul, John.

The Manhattan Hunt Club

Falsely convicted of a brutal crime, college student Jeff Converse sees his future vanishing before his eyes. But someone has other plans for Jeff, in a far deadlier place than any penitentiary. Jeff finds himself beneath the teeming streets of Manhattan, in a hidden landscape of twisting tunnels and forgotten subterranean chambers. Here, an invisible population of the homeless, the desperate, and the mad has carved out its own shadow society. But they are not alone. For someone has made this fo

Apr 30, 2015
The mapmaker's children - a novel by McCoy, Sarah, 1980- author.

The mapmaker's children - a novel

"When Sarah Brown, daughter of abolitionist John Brown, realizes that her artistic talents may be able to help save the lives of slaves fleeing north, she becomes one of the Underground Railroad's leading mapmakers, taking her cues from the slave code quilts and hiding her maps within her paintings ... Eden, a modern woman desperate to conceive a child with her husband, moves to an old house in the suburbs and discovers a porcelain head hidden in the root cellar--the remains of an Underground Ra

May 5, 2015
The Marakaios marriage by Hewitt, Kate, author.

The Marakaios marriage

One magical week was all it took for shy Lindsay Douglas to fall for charismatic Antonios Marakaios. After a whirlwind marriage, the pressure and loneliness of life as the proud Greek's wife proved too much for Lindsay. Her only option was to leave. Now her determined husband returns with one last demand: attend a family gathering in exchange for a final severing of ties. But Antonios's voice still sends shivers down her spine and reminds her how devastating their desire is. Could one week be en

Apr 30, 2015
The memory house by Goodnight, Linda, author.

The memory house

Memories of motherhood and marriage are fresh for Julia Presley, though tragedy took away both years ago. Finding comfort in the routine of running the Peach Orchard Inn, she lets the historic, mysterious place fill the voids of love and family, until a stranger with a young boy and soul-deep secrets shows up in her Tennessee town and disrupts the loneliness of her world. Julia suspects there's more to Eli Donovan's past than his motherless son, Alex. Offering the guarded man work renovating th

May 5, 2015
The memory painter by Womack, Gwendolyn, 1970- author.

The memory painter

Bryan Pierce is an internationally famous artist whose paintings have dazzled the world. But there's a secret to his success: every canvas is inspired by an unusually vivid dream. When Bryan awakes, he possesses extraordinary new skills--like the ability to speak obscure languages and an inexplicable genius for chess. All his life, he's wondered if his dreams are recollections--if he's re-experiencing other people's lives. Linz Jacobs is a neurogeneticist, absorbed in decoding the genes that hel

May 5, 2015
The miracle girl - a novel by Roe, Andrew, 1967- author.

The miracle girl - a novel

"The crowds keep coming. More and more every day, drawn by rumor and whisper and desperate wish. They come to Shaker Street to see eight-year-old Anabelle Vincent, who lies in a coma-like state--unable to move or speak. They come because a visitor experienced what seemed like a miracle and believed it happened because of Anabelle. Word spreads. There are more visitors, more supposed miracles, more stories on TV and the Internet. But is this the divine at work or something else?"--Amazon.com.

May 5, 2015
The musical brain and other stories by Aira, César, 1949- author.

The musical brain and other stories

A collection of twenty short stories features tales about oddballs, freaks, and crazy people.

May 4, 2015
The passion according to G.H. by Lispector, Clarice.

The passion according to G.H.

G.H., a well-to-do Rio sculptress, enters her maid's room, sees a cockroach crawling out of the wardrobe, and, panicking, slams the door on it. The sight of the dying insect provokes a mystical crisis, at the height of which comes one of the most famous and genuinely shocking scenes in Latin American literature. Clarice Lispector wrote that of all of her works this novel was the one that "best corresponded to her demands as a writer."

May 4, 2015
The perfect gift by Lacy, Al.

The perfect gift

May 5, 2015
The power of the dog by Winslow, Don, 1953-

The power of the dog

Art Montana is an obsessive DEA agent. The Barrera brothers are heirs to a drug empire. Nora Hayden is a jaded teenager who becomes a high-class hooker. Father Parada is a powerful and uncorruptable Catholic priest. Callan is an Irish kid from Hell's kitchen who grows up to be a merciless hitman. And they are all trapped in the world of the Mexican drug Federacion. From the streets of New York City to Mexico City and Tiajuana to the jungles of Central America, this is the war on drugs like you'v

May 5, 2015
The reverse of the medal by O'Brian, Patrick, 1914-2000.

The reverse of the medal

When Jack Aubrey makes some bad investments which involve him with the London underworld, he must rely on Stephen Maturin, an intelligence officer on his ship, to get him out of trouble.

May 4, 2015
The Rocheforts - a novel by Laborie, Christian, 1948- author.

The Rocheforts - a novel

Anselme Rochefort has built an empire manufacturing serge de Ni^mes, or denim. His biggest client? Levi Strauss. As the craze for blue jeans begins to sweep the globe, Rochefort Industries seems poised for untold success. But Anselme can be as cruel and ruthless with his family as he is in business. The Rocheforts' neighbor Donatien Rouvie`re has one of the region's most prosperous farms and is desperate for a son to carry on his legacy. After the births of three daughters, the Rouvie`res adopt

May 1, 2015
The scoundrel and the debutante by London, Julia.

The scoundrel and the debutante

"The dust of the Cabot sisters' shocking plans to rescue their family from certain ruin may have settled, but Prudence Cabot is left standing in the rubble of the scandal. Now regarded as an unsuitable briade, she's tainted among the ton. Yet this unwilling wallflower is ripe for her own adventure. And when an irresistibly sexy American stranger on a desperate mission enlists her help, she simply can't deny the temptation."-- back cover.

May 1, 2015
The seven sisters - a novel by Riley, Lucinda, author.

The seven sisters - a novel

"Maia D'Aplie`se and her five sisters gather together at their childhood home, 'Atlantis'--a fabulous, secluded castle situated on the shores of Lake Geneva--having been told that their beloved father, who adopted them all as babies, has died. Each of them is handed a tantalizing clue to her true heritage--a clue which takes Maia across the world to a crumbling mansion in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Once there, she begins to put together the pieces of her story and its beginnings"--

May 5, 2015