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Lady Glasestone's Christmas goose by Laurens, Stephanie, author. Lady Glasestone's Christmas goose

Three years after being widowed, Therese, Lady Osbaldestone finally settles into her dower property of Hartington Manor in the village of Little Moseley. However, she questions whether life in a small village will generate sufficient interest to keep her amused during those months when she is not in London or visiting friends. But she will see. It's December, 1810, and Therese is looking forward to her usual Christmas with her large brood at her youngest daughter Celia's home. But then a carriag

Nov 18, 2017
War clouds. by Miller, Jim. War clouds.

Nov 21, 2017
Tender triumph by McNaught, Judith. Tender triumph

Katie Connelly submerged her painful past in a promising career, an elegant apartment, and men she could keep at a distance until she met Ramon Galverra, a strong, willful, secretive, and very attractive man.

Nov 21, 2017
Sweet tea and sympathy by Harper, Molly, author. Sweet tea and sympathy

After a spectacular failure at an exclusive event in Chicago, event planner Margot Cary takes a job in Lake Sackett, Georgia. Organizing wakes and fishing trips isn't exactly her thing, but she starts feeling more at home when she catches the eye of the elementary school principal Kyle Archer. A offer for a big-city job means Margot must decide between her career, and a possible new love.

Nov 21, 2017
Strange is the night by Miskowski, S. P., author. Strange is the night

"An uncompromising collection of thirteen modern tales of desire and self-destruction" Provided by the publisher

Nov 21, 2017
The story of Arthur Truluv - a novel by Berg, Elizabeth, author. The story of Arthur Truluv - a novel

"For the past six months, Arthur Moses's days have looked the same: He tends to his rose garden and to Gordon, his cat, then rides the bus to the cemetery to visit his beloved late wife for lunch. The last thing Arthur would imagine is for one unlikely encounter to utterly transform his life. Eighteen-year-old Maddy Harris is an introspective girl who visits the cemetery to escape the other kids at school. One afternoon she joins Arthur--a gesture that begins a surprising friendship between two

Nov 21, 2017
The sound of rain by Thomas, Sarah Loudin, author. The sound of rain

"Judd Markley is a hardworking coal miner who rarely thinks much past tomorrow until he loses his brother--and nearly his own life--in a mine cave-in. Vowing never to enter the darkness of a mine again, he leaves all he knows in West Virginia to escape to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. It's 1954, the seaside community is thriving, and Judd soon hires on with a timber company. Larkin Heyward's life in Myrtle Beach is uncomplicated, mostly doing volunteer work and dancing at the Pavilion. But she d

Nov 21, 2017
Short stories by Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967, author. Short stories

Offers a collection of stories written between 1919 and 1963 that follow Hughes' literary development and the growth of his personal and political concerns.

Nov 21, 2017
Secrets of Cavendon by Bradford, Barbara Taylor, 1933- author. Secrets of Cavendon

"For years things have run smoothly at Cavendon Hall, with very few quarrels, dramas, or upsets among the Inghams and the Swanns. But since the end of World War II, things have changed. The Secrets of Cavendon picks up in the summer of 1949, with the new generation of the estate at the forefront of the scandal and intrigue. With romance, betrayal, heartbreak, and possible murder threatening to tear them apart, the Inghams and Swanns will have to find a way to come together and protect each other

Nov 21, 2017
The second sister - a novel by Kendal, Claire, author. The second sister - a novel

A decade ago, Ella Brooke's older sister, Miranda, vanished without a trace. With every passing year, Ella has come to resemble more closely the sister she lost - the same dark hair, the same piercing blue eyes - and now she's the same age Miranda was when she disappeared. Ella is certain that Miranda was taken, and that one man is key to her disappearance: Jason Thorne. The tabloids report that a new link has been found connecting Miranda to this sadistic serial killer locked away in a psychiat

Nov 21, 2017
The Rosetta key - an Ethan Gage adventure by Dietrich, Wiliam, 1951- The Rosetta key - an Ethan Gage adventure

Expatriate Ethan Gage, in the Holy Land to save his former lover Astiza and to search for the revered legendary Book of Thoth, is in danger again as Napoleon's army marches towards Jerusalem.

Nov 21, 2017
Ride South! by Haseloff, C. H. Ride South!

Nov 21, 2017
The prisoner of Zenda by Hope, Anthony, 1863-1933. The prisoner of Zenda

Nov 21, 2017
Poltergeist - tales of deadly ghosts by Poltergeist - tales of deadly ghosts

Nov 21, 2017
Poison - a novel by Niederhoffer, Galt, author. Poison - a novel

"Cass and Ryan Connor have achieved family nirvana. With three kids between them, a cat and a yard, a home they built and feathered, they seem to have the Modern Family dream. Their family, including Cass' two children from previous relationships, has recently moved to Seattle--a new start for their new lives. Cass and Ryan have stable, successful careers, and they are happy. But trouble begins almost imperceptibly. First with small omissions and white lies that happen daily in any marital bedro

Nov 21, 2017
A place at our table by Clipston, Amy, author. A place at our table

In the midst of family heartaches, can two young Amish people move past their grief and trust that God's will includes finding happiness again?

Nov 21, 2017
The Parkerstown delegate and other stories by Hill, Grace Livingston, 1865-1947. The Parkerstown delegate and other stories

Nov 21, 2017
The naked and the dead by Mailer, Norman. The naked and the dead

The story of a platoon of Marines stationed on the Japanese-held island of Anopopei in World War II.

Nov 21, 2017
Mary's Christmas goodbye by Byler, Linda, author. Mary's Christmas goodbye

"Mary Stoltzfus is thirty years old, splashed with freckles, and unmarried. In her Amish world, that qualifies her to be called an old maid. She is living her quiet schoolteacher life in the Lancaster County Amish community when she gets a surprising invitation in the mail one day. Would she come to Montana to teach? Of course not, she decides, fully at home in eastern Pennsylvania, where she can go out to eat in dozens of restaurants, do her laundry in a newfangled washer that's powered by comp

Nov 21, 2017
I, Tituba, black witch of Salem by Condé, Maryse. I, Tituba, black witch of Salem

This wild and entertaining novel expands on the true story of the West Indian slave Tituba, who was accused of witchcraft in Salem, Massachusetts, arrested in 1692, and forgotten in jail until the general amnesty for witches two years later. Maryse Conde´ brings Tituba out of historical silence and creates for her a fictional childhood, adolescence, and old age. She turns her into what she calls "a sort of female hero, an epic heroine, like the legendary 'Nanny of the maroons, ' who, schooled in

Nov 21, 2017
Hope on the plains by Byler, Linda, author. Hope on the plains

Hannah, a feisty young Amish woman, lives on her family's farm in North Dakota. After moving halfway across the country and struggling to land on their feet, Hannah's family is finally feeling settled. The cattle business is doing well, and other Amish families have moved into the area. Feeling betrayed by Clay Jenkins and unimpressed with her own father, Hannah is hesitant to trust the men around her. Jerry Riehl, intrigued by her intelligence and strong will, will try anything to earn Hannah's

Nov 21, 2017
Gone to Texas. by Miller, Jim. Gone to Texas.

Nov 21, 2017
Fortitude smashed - a novel by Brooke, Taylor, author. Fortitude smashed - a novel

"When scientists stumbled across a human hormone anomaly present during moments of emotional intimacy, further research created the ability to harness the direction of living energy and pinpoint when two lines will merge. Personalized chips are now implanted beneath the thumbnails of every infant, where glowing numbers count down to the moment they will meet their soul mate. Fate is now a calculation. But loving someone isn't. When Shannon Wurther, the youngest detective in Southern California,

Nov 21, 2017
The end of the affair by Greene, Graham, 1904-1991, author. The end of the affair

Maurice Bendrix is a sardonic and cynical writer who reflects on his affair with Sarah, a married woman, during the bombing of London in 1940.

Nov 21, 2017
Debriefing - collected stories by Sontag, Susan, 1933-2004. Debriefing - collected stories

"Susan Sontag was one of our foremost public intellectuals, a world-renowned essayist, playwright, novelist, activist, and director. Her name is surpassed only by her immense and invaluable body of work. Debriefing collects all of Sontag's shorter fiction, a form she turned to intermittently throughout her writing life. The book's contents range from allegory to parable to autobiography, and show her wrestling with problems not typical of the essay, her more customary mode. Here she catches frag

Nov 21, 2017
A darker sea - Master Commandant Putnam and the War of 1812 by Haley, James L., author. A darker sea - Master Commandant Putnam and the War of 1812

"Commander Bliven Putnam faces the biggest military conflict between the United States and Britain since the Revolution in this high seas adventure by award-winning historian James L. Haley. At the onset of the War of 1812, the British control the most powerful navy on earth and, to keep up their numbers, they are forcing helpless American traders into service against their own flag. In the midst of public outrage and competing voices in the U.S. Navy, President Madison and his cabinet members a

Nov 21, 2017
Born to trouble by Nye, Nelson C. (Nelson Coral), 1907-1997. Born to trouble

Nov 21, 2017
Blue Ridge sunrise by Hunter, Denise, 1968- author. Blue Ridge sunrise

"Former free spirit Zoe Collins swore she'd never again set foot in Copper Creek or speak to the man who broke her heart. But return she must when her beloved Granny dies, leaving the family legacy to Zoe--a peach orchard nestled at the base of the Blue Ridge Mountains"--

Nov 21, 2017
At the sign of the Golden Pineapple by Chesney, Marion, author. At the sign of the Golden Pineapple

When Henrietta Bascombe opened a confectionary shop, the Earl of Carrisdown was both drawn to and repelled by her shopgirl status. Matters weren't helped at all when rumors began that Henrietta was really working in the oldest profession.

Nov 21, 2017
Vanishing point - a Nikki Boyd novel by Harris, Lisa, 1969- author. Vanishing point - a Nikki Boyd novel

It's Garrett Addison's first week on the job as a criminal investigator for the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. His team is called out to a murder scene of a young girl, the third victim in a string of disappearances with one thing in common: a Polaroid photo of each victim left behind at the crime scene. When the FBI is pulled into the case, Garrett finds himself working with Special Agent Jordan Lambert, the woman he once loved. When yet another girl dies Garrett blames himself, believing h

Nov 22, 2017
Stony Mesa sagas by Ward, Chip, author. Stony Mesa sagas

Pursued by a mad assassin after their arrest for chaining themselves to a mining site gate, Luna Waxwing and Hip Hop Hopi seek refuge in the remote village of Stony Mesa. Immersed in the diverse cultures and conflicts of the contemporary West, the young couple struggles to understand the wild lands that surround them, while trying to understand one another.

Nov 22, 2017
The savage by Bill, Frank, 1974- author. The savage

"A sequel to Bill's novel Donnybrook, The Savage is a hero's journey in a dystopian, violent, and chaotic American Midwest"--

Nov 22, 2017
Perennials by Cantrell, Julie, 1973- author. Perennials

" When two estranged sisters reunite for their parents' 50th anniversary, a family tragedy brings unexpected lessons of hope and healing amid the flowers of their mother's perennial garden. Eva--known to all as Lovey--grew up in Oxford, MS, surrounded by literary history and her mother's stunning perennial gardens. But a garden shed fire and the burns suffered by one of her best friends seemed to change everything. Her older sister Bitsy blamed her for the fire--and no one spoke up on her behalf

Nov 22, 2017
The Paris secret by Swan, Karen (Writer), author. The Paris secret

In this glittering tale of forgotten treasures and long-held secrets, international bestseller Karen Swan explores one womans journey to discovering the truth behind an abandoned apartment and a family whose mysteries may be better left undiscovered.

Nov 22, 2017
Nona's room by Fernández Cubas, Cristina, 1945- author. Nona's room

In Nona's Room the everyday fantasies of women slowly turn into nightmare, delusion and paranoia. A young girl who is envious of the attention given to her sister has a brutal awakening. A young woman, facing eviction, misplaces her trust in an old lady who invites her into her home.

Nov 22, 2017
The night language - a novel by Rocklin, David, 1961- author. The night language - a novel

"The story of a young man, Prince Alamayou of Abyssinia (present day Ethiopia), who is taken from his home and the Abyssinian war to the court of Queen Victoria--a world he knows nothing about. With him is Philip Layard, a young apprentice to one of the doctors on the battlefield in Abyssinia, who becomes Alamayou's guardian, only friend, and eventually, the love of his life. When Parliament accuses Alamayou of murder, the young prince is sentenced to return to Abyssinia, where he will be execut

Nov 22, 2017
Lost, almost by Knight, Amy P., author. Lost, almost

The life and nuclear-weapons work of renowned physicist Adam Brooks form the center of an orbit that binds his family to him as he struggles to find his place in science, history, and love. In this debut novel, searingly brilliant characters fill a world at once fascinating and familiar in its humanity, empathy, and humor. But even more than a revelation of the lives of its characters, Lost, Almost is a meditation on brilliance and on the cost it exacts from those who possess it and those who li

Nov 22, 2017
Little broken things - a novel by Baart, Nicole, author. Little broken things - a novel

"When Quinn Cruz receives a cryptic text message from her older sister, Nora, she doesn't think much of it. They haven't seen each other in nearly a year, and their relationship consists mostly of infrequent phone calls and the occasional e-mail. But when a haunted-looking Nora shows up just hours later, a chain reaction is set into motion that will change both of their lives forever. It's a matter of life and death, of family and freedom, and the lengths a woman will go to protect the ones she

Nov 22, 2017
Highland ruse by Martin, Madeline. Highland ruse

Kaid MacLeod couldn't protect his clan from an unimaginable slaughter that killed his father and took the lives of many of his people. Wracked with guilt, he knows retaliation will only bring more death, but his clan thirsts for revenge and all seems lost...until Kaid discovers his nemesis's betrothed will be traveling through Scotland. Abducting this innocent woman will give him the leverage he desperately needs to end the continuing massacre and bring peace to his clan. Though he is loath to d

Nov 22, 2017
The book of formation - a novel by Simonini, Ross, author. The book of formation - a novel

"This debut novel--told in interviews--spans 20 years in the rise and fall of the charismatic leader of a seductive self-help movement. In the 1990s, a talk show host leads the "personality movement," an integrative approach to radical self-transformation. Mayah, the movement's architect and celebrity advocate, adopts a curious, wild child named Masha Isle. A guinea-pig for the movement, and the key to its future, Isle is the subject of the eight interviews that comprise this book. As the interv

Nov 22, 2017
Blood dark by Guilloux, Louis, 1899-1980, author. Blood dark

"Set during World War I, this monumental philosophical novel about human despair inspired Albert Camus' own writing and prefigured the greater existential movement. Louis Guilloux's novel Blood Dark tells the story of a brilliant philosopher trapped in a provincial town and of his spiraling descent into self-destruction. Cripure, as his students call him, the name a mocking contraction of The Critique of Pure Reason, despises his colleagues, despairs of his charges, and is at odds with his famil

Nov 22, 2017
A beautiful young woman - a novel by López, Julián, 1965- A beautiful young woman - a novel

""A moving story. powerful, celebratory, and loving." -- Laura Cardona, La Nacion. Set in the midst of Argentina's military dictatorship, a poignant and evocative debut novel about family, political violence, and the consequences of dissidence As political violence escalates around them, a young boy and his single mother live together in an apartment in Buenos Aires -- which has recently been taken over by Argentina's military dictatorship. When the boy returns home one day to find his mother mi

Nov 22, 2017
Autopsy of a father by Kramer, Pascale, 1961- author. Autopsy of a father

"When a young woman returns to her childhood home after her estranged father's death, she begins to piece together the final years of his life. What changed him from a prominent left-wing journalist to a bitter racist who defended the murder of a defenseless African immigrant? Kramer exposes a country gripped by intolerance and violence to unearth the source of a family's fall from grace. Set in Paris and its suburbs, and inspired by the real-life scandal of a French author and intellectual, Aut

Nov 22, 2017
After the end of the world by Howard, Jonathan L., author. After the end of the world

In an alternate universe where Nazi Germany is the dominant superpower, Daniel Carter begins working for a German secret security service to uncover a conspiracy behind a major scientific project.

Nov 22, 2017
Tiger magic by Ashley, Jennifer, author. Tiger magic

He was once a captive, but his urges were never caged. Now he'll release them on a beautiful stranger whose own secret desires are longing to be sated ... He doesn't have a name. He doesn't have a clan. The humans who held him prisoner for forty years have taken them away. He knew nothing but captivity until nearly a year ago, when he was released into the light. Now Tiger lives in the Austin Shiftertown where he struggles to belong and searches for an identity. Carly Randal thinks her fabulous

Nov 23, 2017
Sound of Fear by Perry, Marta, author. Sound of Fear

"The foundation of Amanda Curtis's very existence cracks the moment she discovers the woman she thought was her mother has never given birth. Where she belongs is a question she can't put to rest. But when the clues lead her to a charming yet chilling small town, the threat against her begins to unfold. Trey Addison is a fixture in Echo Falls. The town and the people are his to protect. He was born to take his place in the family legal firm, but now that a stranger desperate to unlock her past i

Nov 23, 2017
Red wolf by Ashley, Jennifer, author. Red wolf

Red wolf Shifter Dimitri has fought his whole life for respect. It is claimed that red wolves are tainted with coyote blood and therefore not pure. He may not be skilled at verbally defending himself, but because he's a bodyguard, tracker, and champion of the fight clubs, his fists are always ready for some rough and tumble. However, he'd prefer a roll in the hay with the woman who is his oldest friend. A spirited leopard Shifter and a fellow tracker, Jaycee Bordeaux has no problem forging a mat

Nov 23, 2017
Keturah by Bergren, Lisa Tawn, author. Keturah

Nov 23, 2017
Everybody loves somebody - stories by Scott, Joanna, 1960- Everybody loves somebody - stories

Exploring tangled emotions and spanning the twentieth century, these tales capture the breathtaking tension found even in life's quietest moments.

Nov 23, 2017
Charming the troublemaker by Basham, Pepper, author. Charming the troublemaker

"When Dr. Alex Murdock is demoted to a university in rural Virginia, the last thing he expects to find is a future. But country charm never looked as good as it did on Rainey Mitchell. Rainey Mitchell does not need a high-class flirt inher wounded world, but trouble and temptation wafts off the new professor as strong as his sandalwood-scented cologne. When circumstances thrust them together to save her tutoring clinic, can the troublemaker find the hero inside and encourage the reticent Rainey

Nov 23, 2017
The 17th suspect by Patterson, James, 1947- author. The 17th suspect

Nov 23, 2017