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The assassin by Cussler, Clive.

The assassin

"As Van Dorn private detective Isaac Bell strives to land a government contract to investigate John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil monopoly, the case takes a deadly turn. A sniper begins murdering opponents of Standard Oil, and soon the assassin - shooting with extraordinary accuracy at seemingly impossible long range - kills Bell's best witness, a brave and likable man. Then the shooter detonates a terrible explosion that sets the victim's independent refinery ablaze. Bell summons his best detec

Mar 3, 2015
The bedding proposal by Warren, Tracy Anne, author.

The bedding proposal

"Lord Leo Byron is bored with the aristocratic company he keeps; he needs a distraction, preferably in the form of a beautiful new female companion. So when he sets eyes on fascinating and scandalous divorcée Lady Thalia Lennox, he’s determined to make her intimate acquaintance. But the spirited woman seems to have no intention of accepting his advances no matter how much he chases–or how hard he falls…Once a darling of Society, Thalia Lennox now lives on its fringes. The cruel lies that gave he

Mar 3, 2015
The beekeeper's daughter - a novel by Montefiore, Santa, 1970-

The beekeeper's daughter - a novel

"Description: England, 1932: Grace Hamblin is growing up on the beautiful estate of the Marquiss and Marchioness of Penselwood. The beekeeper's daughter, she knows her place and her future - that is until her father dies and leaves her alone. Her childhood friend Freddie has recently become her lover, and she is thankful when they are able to marry and take over her father's duties. But there is another man who she just can't shake from her thoughts . . . Massachusetts, 1973: Grace's daughter Tr

Mar 3, 2015
The betrayal by Lewis, Beverly, 1949-

The betrayal

Separated from her beloved Jonas after he takes a six-month carpenter's apprenticeship in Ohio, Leah hopes that their relationship will endure but finds herself challenged by an unexpected test facing their families.

Mar 3, 2015
The blood brothers - a novel of Berlin gang life by Haffner, Ernst.

The blood brothers - a novel of Berlin gang life

Mar 3, 2015
The brethren by Merle, Robert, 1908-2004, author.

The brethren

"Two veteran soldiers retire to a castle in the wildly beautiful Perigord of sixteenth century France. But the country is descending into chaos, plagued by religious strife, famine, pestilence, bands of robbers... and, of course, the English. In the course of their story we are introduced to a slew of vivid characters, including the fiery Isabelle, mistress of the castle, refusing to renounce her religious beliefs despite great pressure; the petty and meal-mouthed Francois, unlikely heir to the

Mar 3, 2015
The buried giant - a novel by Ishiguro, Kazuo, 1954-

The buried giant - a novel

"An extraordinary new novel from the author of Never Let Me Go and the Booker Prize winning The Remains of the Day. "You've long set your heart against it, Axl, I know. But it's time now to think on it anew. There's a journey we must go on, and no more delay. . ." The Buried Giant begins as a couple set off across a troubled land of mist and rain in the hope of finding a son they have not seen in years. Sometimes savage, often intensely moving, Kazuo Ishiguro's first novel in a decade is about l

Mar 3, 2015
The chandelier ballroom by Lord, Elizabeth, 1928- author.

The chandelier ballroom

"When small-time crook Horace Butterfield buys an antique chandelier to enhance his brand-new ballroom at Crossway Lodge, little does he realize what's in store. For the chandelier is said to be haunted by the ghost of a young woman who hanged herself during the Wall Street Crash, and tragedy and heartbreak befall all those who move into the Lodge"--provided by publisher.

Mar 3, 2015
The Colossus by Iyer, Ranjini

The Colossus

Mar 3, 2015
The courtesan duchess by Shupe, Joanna, author.

The courtesan duchess

Mar 3, 2015
The deputy's redemption by Fossen, Delores, author.

The deputy's redemption

Deputy Colt McKinnon must protect witness Elise Nichols despite their shared history, but when Elise's life is threatened, they must trust each other to survive.

Mar 3, 2015
The devil takes a bride by London, Julia, author.

The devil takes a bride

"A plan born of desperation... Once the toast of society, Grace Cabot and her sisters now await the shame of losing high status and fine luxuries upon the death of the Earl of Beckington. The dire circumstances are inevitable unless, of course, Grace's wicked plot to seduce a wealthy viscount into marriage goes off without a single hitch. But once a stolen embrace with the wrong man leads her to be discovered in the arms of Jeffrey, the Earl of Merryton, her plan takes a most unexpected--and sco

Mar 3, 2015
The devil's detective - a novel by Unsworth, Simon Kurt, 1972- author.

The devil's detective - a novel

"Thomas Fool, an Information Man who is tasked with cataloging and filing reports on the endless stream of violence and brutality that streams through Hell, must piece together clues to identify a serial killer who is challenging the rules and order of a place where death is common currency."--

Mar 3, 2015
The dig by Jones, Cynan, 1975-

The dig

"Jones's sense of place is acute, and his passion for the landscape-for its colors, its creatures, its textures, its scents-is absolutely magnetic."-Sarah Waters "A dark, tense, and vital short novel. Profound, powerful, and utterly absorbing."-The Guardian" It is a book about the essentials: life and death, cruelty and compassion. It is a book that will get in your bones, and haunt you."-Daily Telegraph" Cynan Jones's fourth novel, The Dig, is an extraordinarily powerful work-not in spite of it

Mar 3, 2015
The Doll Collection by Datlow, Ellen (EDT)

The Doll Collection

Mar 3, 2015
The door by Szabó, Magda, 1917-2007.

The door

"The Door is an unsettling exploration of the relationship between two very different women. Magda is a writer, educated, married to an academic, public-spirited, with an on-again-off-again relationship with Hungary's Communist authorities. Emerence is a peasant, illiterate, impassive, abrupt, seemingly ageless. She lives alone in a house that no one else may enter, not even her closest relatives. She is Magda's housekeeper and she has taken control over Magda's household, becoming indisp

Mar 3, 2015
The favorite son by Warren, Tiffany L., author.

The favorite son

Brothers Camden and Blaine Drake have put their talents together and founded a gospel group. The quieter one, Camden is the songwriter, while charismatic Blaine is the performer. As the group's popularity grows, so do the groupies--and promiscuous Blaine is more than happy to share his love. Do they have enough faith, forgiveness, and brotherly love left to find harmony once more?

Mar 3, 2015
The fifth gospel - a novel by Caldwell, Ian, 1976-

The fifth gospel - a novel

A lost gospel, a contentious relic, and a dying pope's final wish converge to send two brothers--both Vatican priests--on an intellectual quest to untangle Christianity's greatest historical mystery.

Mar 3, 2015
The Fishermen by Obioma, Chigozie

The Fishermen

Mar 3, 2015
The four books by Yan, Lianke, 1958- author.

The four books

In the ninety-ninth district of a sprawling reeducation compound, freethinking artists and academics are detained to strengthen their loyalty to Communist ideologies. They are forced to carry out grueling physical work and are encouraged to inform on each other for dissident behavior. The prize: winning the chance at freedom. They're overseen by preadolescent supervisor, the Child, who delights in reward systems and excessive punishments. When agricultural and industrial production quotas are r

Mar 2, 2015