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12 Days of Bleakly Manor by Griep, Michelle, author. 12 Days of Bleakly Manor

England, 1851: When Clara Chapman receives an intriguing invitation to spend Christmas at an English manor home, she is hesitant yet feels compelled to attend--for if she remains the duration of the twelve-day celebration, she is promised a sum of five hundred pounds. But is she walking into danger? It appears so, especially when she comes face to face with one of the other guests--her former fiance´, Benjamin Lane. Imprisoned unjustly, Ben wants revenge on whoever stole his honor. When he's giv

Sep 16, 2017
47 days - the true story of two teen boys defying Hitler's reich by Oppenlander, Annette, author. 47 days - the true story of two teen boys defying Hitler's reich

"In March 1945 Hitler ordered his last propaganda command: send all 15 and 16-year old boys to defend the fatherland. 47 DAYS tells the true story of Gu¨nter and Helmut, best friends, who dared to defy and disobey. Without knowing how long the war might continue, they spent 47 harrowing days as fugitives on the run. Being caught meant certain execution. 47 DAYS is an excerpt from the novel, SURVIVING THE FATHERLAND--A True Coming-of-age Love Story Set in WWII Germany, a sweeping saga of family,

Sep 21, 2017
A painted house - a novel by Grisham, John. A painted house - a novel

"The hill people and the Mexicans arrived on the same day. It was a Wednesday, early in September 1952. The Cardinals were five games behind the Dodgers with three weeks to go, and the season looked hopeless. The cotton, however, was waist-high to my father, over my head, and he and my grandfather could be heard before supper whispering words that were seldom heard. It could be a 'good crop'." Thus begins from author John Grisham, a story inspired by his own childhood in rural Arkansas. The narr

Sep 22, 2017
A strange Scottish shore by Gray, Juliana, 1972- author. A strange Scottish shore

"Scotland, 1906. A mysterious object discovered inside an ancient castle calls Maximilian Haywood, the new Duke of Olympia, and his fellow researcher Emmeline Truelove, north to the remote Orkney Islands. No stranger to the study of anachronisms in archaeological digs, Haywood is nevertheless puzzled by the artifact: a suit of clothing, which, according to family legend, once belonged to a selkie who rose from the sea in ancient times and married the castle's first laird. But Haywood and Truelov

Sep 16, 2017
A whispered name - a Father Anselm thriller by Brodrick, William, 1960- author. A whispered name - a Father Anselm thriller

"The 'terrific storyteller and authentic writer' (Robert Littell) William Brodrick returns with 'A Whispered Name', his latest novel featuring the perceptive lawyer-turned-monk Father Anselm. In this superb thriller, Father Anselm lays bare a gripping story of the cruelty and heroism of the First World War. In the Larkwood Priory, secrets are rare. So Father Anselm is deeply dismayed when a mysterious visitor to the monastery raises an allegation against Father Herbert Moore, the recently deceas

Sep 20, 2017
Across the China Sea - a novel by Heivoll, Gaute, 1978- author. Across the China Sea - a novel

"In the waning days of the German occupation of Norway, Karin and her husband move from Oslo to a tiny village in the south with their young son, the narrator. There they aim to live out their dream of caring for those who can't look after themselves. They have spent months building a modest house with rooms for patients, and it's soon filled with three adult men who are psychologically unstable--including Karin's uncle Josef, who suffered a head injury in a carriage accident--and five siblings

Sep 22, 2017
After Anatevka - a novel inspired by Fiddler on the roof by Silber, Alexandra, author. After Anatevka - a novel inspired by Fiddler on the roof

A sweeping historical novel in the grand tradition of Russian literature that imagines what happens to the characters of Fiddler on the Roof after the curtain falls. The world knows well the tale of Tevye, the beloved Jewish dairyman from the shtetl Anatevka of Tsarist Russia. In stories originally written by Sholem Aleichem and then made world-famous in the celebrated musical Fiddler on the Roof, Tevye, his wife Golde, and their five daughters dealt with the outside influences that were encroac

Sep 16, 2017
Best day ever by Rouda, Kaira Sturdivant, 1963- author. Best day ever

"Paul Strom has the perfect life: a glittering career as an advertising executive, a beautiful wife, two healthy boys, and a big house in a wealthy suburb. And he's the perfect husband: breadwinner, protector, provider. That's why he's planned a romantic weekend for his wife, Mia, at their lake house, just the two of them. It will be the best day ever. But as Paul and Mia drive out of the city and into the countryside, a spike of tension begins to wedge itself between them. How perfect is any ma

Sep 19, 2017
Black Deutschland by Pinckney, Darryl, 1953- author. Black Deutschland

"Jed--young, gay, black, out of rehab and out of prospects in his hometown of Chicago--flees to the city of his fantasies, a museum of modernism and decadence: Berlin. The paradise that tyranny created, the subsidized city isolated behind the Berlin Wall, is where he's chosen to become the figure that he so admires, the black American expatriate. Newly sober and nostalgic for the Weimar days of Isherwood and Auden, Jed arrives to chase boys and to escape from what it means to be a black male in

Sep 21, 2017
Blameless by Carriger, Gail. author. Blameless

All of London's vampires are very much interested in seeing Alexia quite thoroughly dead. While Lord Maccon elects to get progressively more inebriated and Professor Lyall desperately tries to hold the Woolsey werewolf pack together, Alexia flees England for Italy in search of the mysterious Templars. Only they know enough about the preternatural to explain her increasingly inconvenient condition, but they may be worse than the vampires -- and they're armed with pesto.

Sep 21, 2017
Book of Judas by Stasi, Linda, author. Book of Judas

"When her infant son is placed in mortal danger, New York City reporter Alessandra Russo is forced to save him by tracking down the missing pages of the Gospel of Judas, a heretical manuscript that was unearthed in Al-Minya, Egypt, in the 1970s. The manuscript declares that Judas was the beloved, not the betrayer, of Jesus. The Gospel disappeared for decades before being rediscovered, rotted beyond repair, in a safety deposit box. Rumors insist that the most important pages had been stolen--page

Sep 20, 2017
Caroline - Little House, revisited by Miller, Sarah Elizabeth, 1979- author. Caroline - Little House, revisited

In the frigid days of February, 1870, Caroline Ingalls, her husband Charles, and their little girls, Mary and Laura, leave the familiar comforts of the Big Woods of Wisconsin and head west to settle in a beautiful, unpredictable land full of promise and peril--the Kansas Indian Territory. The pioneer life is a hard one, especially for a pregnant woman with no friends or kin to turn to for comfort or help. The burden of work must be shouldered alone, sickness tended without the aid of doctors, an

Sep 20, 2017
Christy - 50th Anniversary Edition by Marshall, Catherine Christy - 50th Anniversary Edition

Sep 20, 2017
City of spies by Khan, Sorayya, author. City of spies

In this intimate coming-of-age story set in the late 1970s, a young girl struggles to make sense of the chaos around her during Pakistan’s political upheaval, where the military revolts, the embassy burns, and a terrible secret tears her world apart. Eleven-year-old Aliya Shah lives a double life in Islamabad, Pakistan—at home with her Pakistani father and Dutch mother, and at the American School, where Aliya tries to downplay that she is a “half-and-half.” But when a hit-and-run driver kills th

Sep 16, 2017
Come home by Scottoline, Lisa. Come home

Jill Farrow is a typical suburban mom who has finally gotten her and her daughter's lives back on track after a divorce. She is about to remarry, her job as a pediatrician fulfills her--though it is stressful--and her daughter, Megan, is a happily over-scheduled thirteen-year-old juggling homework and the swim team. But Jill's life is turned upside down when her ex-stepdaughter, Abby, shows up on her doorstep late one night and delivers shocking news: Jill's ex-husband is dead. Abby insists that

Sep 21, 2017
Complete stories by Vonnegut, Kurt, author. Complete stories

"The complete short stories of Kurt Vonnegut"--

Sep 20, 2017
Fifty Fifty. by Patterson, James Fifty Fifty.

Sep 22, 2017
Fool me once by Bybee, Catherine, author. Fool me once

Cynical divorce attorney Lori Cumberland lives by one motto: Love is grand, but divorce is a hundred grand. With one failed marriage under her own personal belt, Lori had fallen hard and earlyand it isnt something she plans on repeating. Shes content focusing on the temporary marriages of her rich and famous clients. When she joins some of her recent divorce´es on a celebratory cruise, her only vow is fun, sun, and new friends. But Lori finds herself tempted by a jury of one.For Reed Barlow, fal

Sep 16, 2017
Forest dark - a novel by Krauss, Nicole, author. Forest dark - a novel

One of America's most important novelists (New York Times), the award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of The History of Love, conjures an achingly beautiful and breathtakingly original novel about personal transformation that interweaves the stories of two disparate individuals, an older lawyer and a young novelist, whose transcendental search leads them to the same Israeli desert. Jules Epstein, a man whose drive, avidity, and outsized personality have, for sixty-eight years, been a

Sep 20, 2017
Fury rising by Galenorn, Yasmine, 1961- author. Fury rising

"My name is Kaeleen Donovan. I'm a Theosian-a minor goddess. They call me Fury. By day, I run the Crossroads Cleaning Company, and I also read fortunes and cast hexes at Dream Wardens, a magical consulting shop. But by night, I'm oath-bound to Hecate, goddess of the Crossroads. Hecate charged me from birth with the task of hunting down Abominations who come in off the World Tree and sending them back to Pandoriam. When the Thunderstrike-an ancient artifact from the time of the Weather Wars-is st

Sep 19, 2017

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