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The constable's tale - a novel of colonial America by Smith, Donald, 1941- author.

The constable's tale - a novel of colonial America

"When a traveling peddler discovers the murder of a farm family in colonial North Carolina whose bodies have been left in bizarre positions, circumstances point to an Indian attack. But Harry Woodyard, a young planter who is the volunteer constable of Craven County during a period in America's past when there was no professional police force, finds clues that seem to indicate otherwise. The county establishment wants to blame the crime on a former inhabitant, an elderly Indian who has suddenly r

Aug 29, 2015
The courtship of the vicar's daughter by Blackwell, Lawana, 1952-

The courtship of the vicar's daughter

Elizabeth's heart is torn asunder when the man who broke her heart returns to town a "changed" man who is determined to win her back.

Aug 25, 2015
The discovery saga collection - a 6-part series from Lancaster County by Brunstetter, Wanda E., author.

The discovery saga collection - a 6-part series from Lancaster County

It was to be a short trip to Indiana that might help Like Stoltzfus build a business that would support his young wife. But when Meredith hears that the bus her husband was on burned in a snow-induced accident and his personal effects were found among the rubble, she is left without hope. Harboring a secret she had planned to share when he returned, she must find a way to go on alone. In a Philadelphia hospital, a battered man is brought in from being mugged in a bus station, but his memories ha

Aug 26, 2015
The distant hours - a novel by Morton, Kate, 1976- author.

The distant hours - a novel

A long-lost letter arriving at its destination fifty years after it was sent lures Edie Burchill to crumbling Milderhurst Castle, home of the three elderly Blythe sisters, where Edie's mother was sent to stay as a teenager during World War II.

Aug 29, 2015
The drunken spelunker's guide to Plato - a novel by Giuffre, Kathy, 1962-

The drunken spelunker's guide to Plato - a novel

Aug 29, 2015
The dust that falls from dreams - a novel by De Bernières, Louis, author.

The dust that falls from dreams - a novel

In the brief golden years of the Edwardian era the McCosh sisters--Christabel, Ottilie, Rosie and Sophie--grow up in an idyllic household in the countryside south of London. On one side, their neighbors are the proper Pendennis family, recently arrived from Baltimore, whose close-in-age boys--Sidney, Albert and Ashbridge--shake their father's hand at breakfast and address him as "sir." On the other side is the Pitt family: a "resolutely French" mother, a former navy captain father, and two broth

Aug 27, 2015
The early stories of Truman Capote by Capote, Truman, 1924-1984.

The early stories of Truman Capote

"In a small Southern town, a teenage girl anxiously waits for her date to arrive. A little boy meets his dream dog in Central Park. A woman fights to save the life of a child who has her lover's eyes. Best friends discuss the theoretical murder of husbands. In these never-before-published stories, written by Truman Capote when he was in his teens and twenties, Capote-the-Writer is already recognizable. His prose: witty, poignant, and crystal-clear. His characters: solitary, observant young child

Aug 27, 2015
The future has a past - stories by Cooper, J. California.

The future has a past - stories

Ordinary women search for meaning, love, and what is truly important in their lives in a collection of short fiction that includes the story of a single mother who ignores chances to find her own happiness while devoting herself to her selfish children.

Aug 29, 2015
The girl from the garden by Foroutan, Parnaz, author.

The girl from the garden

For all his wealth and success, Asher Malacouti--the head of a prosperous Jewish family living in the Iranian town of Kermanshah in the early twentieth century--cannot have the one thing he desires above all: a son. His young wife Rakhel, trapped in an oppressive marriage at a time when a woman's worth is measured by her fertility, is made desperate by her failure to conceive, and grows jealous and vindictive.

Aug 26, 2015
The girl who wrote loneliness by Sin, Kyŏng-suk, author.

The girl who wrote loneliness

Aug 29, 2015
The Greek commands his mistress by Graham, Lynne, 1956- author.

The Greek commands his mistress

"I always get what I want...and I want you." Making billions and bedding beautiful women couldn't make Bastien Zikos forget the lustrous dark hair, haunting eyes and outrageous defiance of Delilah Moore. So Bastien has gone to great lengths to ensure that the one--and only--woman to have ever turned him down returns to him. If Delilah wants to save her father's ailing business, she must agree to Bastien's commands: be his mistress, wear his diamonds and wait for him in his bed! But what will thi

Aug 26, 2015
The headmaster's darlings - a mountain brook novel by Clark, Katherine, 1962 November 11-

The headmaster's darlings - a mountain brook novel

The headmaster's darlings is a satirical comedy of manners featuring the morbidly obese Norman Laney, an unorthodox, inspirational English teacher and college counselor for an elite private school in Mountain Brook, a privileged community outside of Birmingham. A natural wonder from blue-collar Alabama, Laney has barged into the exclusive world of Mountain Brook on the strength of his sensational figure and its several-hundred-pound commitment to art and culture. His mission is to defeat "the ba

Aug 26, 2015
The hundred year flood - a novel by Salesses, Matthew, author.

The hundred year flood - a novel

"In the shadow of a looming flood that comes every one hundred years, Tee tries to convince himself that living in a new place will mean a new identity and a chance to shed the parallels between him and his adopted father. This beautiful and dreamlike story follows Tee, a twenty-two-year-old Korean-American, as he escapes to Prague in the wake of his uncle's suicide and the aftermath of 9/11. His life intertwines with Pavel, a painter famous for revolution; Katka, his equally alluring wife; and

Aug 29, 2015
The Immortal Nicholas - The Untold Story of the Man and the Legend by Beck, Glenn

The Immortal Nicholas - The Untold Story of the Man and the Legend

Aug 27, 2015
The kindness by Samson, Polly.

The kindness

A novel both heartbreaking and hopeful, about love and family, and the major and minor ways we lose people in our lives--from an acclaimed talent.

Aug 27, 2015
The last time I saw her - a novel by Robards, Karen, author.

The last time I saw her - a novel

"In the sizzling new novel from New York Times bestselling author Karen Robards, Dr. Charlie Stone must prove the innocence of a dangerously sexy condemned man, or lose her one chance at true love. THE LAST TIME I SAW HER In this world, Dr. Charlotte 'Charlie' Stone skillfully probes the twisted minds of incarcerated serial killers to better understand what makes them tick, and to help nab those who remain at large. But in the next world, Charlotte's ghostly lover--convicted killer Michael Garla

Aug 28, 2015
The long fire - a novel by Tifft, Meghan, author.

The long fire - a novel

Aug 29, 2015
The matter is life by Cooper, J. California.

The matter is life

Aug 29, 2015
The most famous illegal Goose Creek parade by Smith, Virginia, 1960-

The most famous illegal Goose Creek parade

Aug 29, 2015
The O. Henry Prize Stories 2015 by Furman, Laura (EDT)

The O. Henry Prize Stories 2015

Aug 29, 2015