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The wish child - a novel by Chidgey, Catherine, 1970- author. The wish child - a novel

Germany, 1939. Two children watch as their parents become immersed in the puzzling mechanisms of power. Sieglinde lives in the affluent ignorance of middle-class Berlin, her father a censor who excises prohibited words ("promise", "love", "mercy") from books. Erich is an only child living a lush rural life near Leipzig, tending beehives, aware that he is shadowed by strange, unanswered questions. Drawn together as Germany's hope for a glorious future begins to collapse, the children find tempora

Oct 16, 2018
When a Texan gambles by Thomas, Jodi, author. When a Texan gambles

Sarah Andrews has been raffled off to a groom whose life is in need of saving. She agrees to help him, but never in her wildest dreams did she imagine that this dangerously attractive Texan would steal her heart-and make her want to take the biggest gamble of all.

Oct 16, 2018
The Texan's dream by Thomas, Jodi, author. The Texan's dream

Hired as a bookkeeper for Jonathan Catlin's sprawling Texas ranch, Kara O'Riley finds herself increasingly attracted to her seemingly cold-hearted, secretive employer.

Oct 16, 2018
Strange ink by Kemble, Gary, author. Strange ink

"Spine-chilling horror in the vein of Joe Hill. After moving into a new house, journalist Harry Hendrick wakes up with tattoos that aren't his...When washed-up journalist Harry Hendrick wakes one morning with a hangover and a strange symbol tattooed on his neck, he shrugs it off as a bad night out. But soon more tattoos appear: grisly, violent images which come accompanied by horrific nightmares - so he begins to dig deeper. Harry's search leads him to a sinister disappearance, torment from beyo

Oct 16, 2018
Rush by Patton, Lisa, author. Rush

Cali Watkins possesses all the qualities sororities are looking for in a potential new member. She's kind and intelligent, makes friends easily, even plans to someday run for governor. But her resume lacks a vital ingredient. Pedigree. Without family money Cali's chances of sorority membership are already thin, but she has an even bigger problem. If anyone discovers the dark family secrets she's hiding, she'll be dropped from Rush in an instant. When Lilith Whitmore, the well-heeled House Corp P

Oct 16, 2018
Refuge - a novel by Simonds, Merilyn, 1949- author. Refuge - a novel

"To whom do we offer refuge -- and why? After a life that rubbed up against the century's great events in New York City, Mexico, and Montreal, 96-year-old Cassandra MacCallum is surviving well enough, alone on her island, when a young Burmese woman contacts her, claiming to be kin. Curiosity, loneliness, and a slender filament of hope prompts the old woman to accept a visit. But Nang's story of torture and flight provokes memories in Cass that peel back, layer by layer, the events that brought h

Oct 16, 2018
Redemption by Kingsbury, Karen, author. Redemption

When Laura Baxter Jacobs finds out that her husband is involved in an adulterous relationship and wants a divorce, she decides she will love him and remain faithful to her marriage at all costs. This book shows how God can redeem seemingly hopeless relationships, while illustrating one of Gary Smalley's key messages: love is a decision.

Oct 16, 2018
The piranhas - the boy bosses of Naples by Saviano, Roberto, 1979- author. The piranhas - the boy bosses of Naples

Nicolas Fiorillo is a brilliant and ambitious fifteen-year-old from the slums of Naples, eager to make his mark and to acquire power and the money that comes with it. With nine friends, he sets out to create a new paranza, or gang. Together they roam the streets on their motorscooters, learning how to break into the network of small-time hoodlums that controls drug-dealing and petty crime in the city. They learn to cheat and to steal, to shoot semiautomatic pistols and AK-47s. Slowly they begin

Oct 16, 2018
The parting gift by Fallenberg, Evan, author. The parting gift

"The Parting Gift is an epistolary novel, one long letter written by a nameless narrator to his host of the last four months, a recounting of the events that caused him to show up in this unnamed American city with an erotic story of obsession, jealousy and revenge that took place at the other side of the world, in a seaside farming community in Israel, with disastrous results"--

Oct 16, 2018
November road - a novel by Berney, Louis, author. November road - a novel

"Set against the assassination of JFK, a poignant and evocative crime novel that centers on a desperate cat-and-mouse chase across 1960s America--a story of unexpected connections, daring possibilities, and the hope of second chances from the Edgar Award-winning author of The Long and Faraway Gone. Frank Guidry's luck has finally run out. A loyal street lieutenant to New Orleans' mob boss Carlos Marcello, Guidry has learned that everybody is expendable. But now it's his turn--he knows too much a

Oct 16, 2018
Not our kind - a novel by Zeldis, Kitty, author. Not our kind - a novel

One rainy morning in June, two years after the end of World War II, a minor traffic accident brings together Eleanor Moskowitz and Patricia Bellamy. Their encounter seems fated: Eleanor, a teacher and recent Vassar graduate, needs a job. Patricia's difficult thirteen-year-old daughter Margaux, recovering from polio, needs a private tutor. Though she feels out of place in the Bellamys' rarefied and elegant Park Avenue milieu, Eleanor forms an instant bond with Margaux. Soon the idealistic young w

Oct 16, 2018
No good asking by Kimmel, Fran, 1955- author. No good asking

"A profoundly moving exploration of our capacity to heal one another. Ellie and Eric Nyland have moved their two sons back to Eric's childhood farmhouse, hoping for a fresh start. But there's no denying it, their family is falling apart, each one of them isolated by private sorrows, stresses, and missed signals. With every passing day, Ellie's hopes are buried deeper in the harsh winter snows. When Eric finds Hannah Finch, the girl across the road, wandering alone in the bitter cold, his rusty p

Oct 16, 2018
News of our loved ones - a novel by De Witt, Abigail, author. News of our loved ones - a novel

Shifting back and forth through time, tells the story of the daughter of a French woman who married an American as she struggles to understand her family's experience during World War II.

Oct 16, 2018
Moon of the crusted snow - a novel by Rice, Waubgeshig, 1979- author. Moon of the crusted snow - a novel

"A daring post-apocalyptic novel from a powerful rising literary voice. With winter looming, a small northern Anishinaabe community goes dark. Cut off, people become passive and confused. Panic builds as the food supply dwindles. While the band council and a pocket of community members struggle to maintain order, an unexpected visitor arrives, escaping the crumbling society to the south. Soon after, others follow. The community leadearship loses its grip on power as the visitors manipulate the t

Oct 16, 2018
Maze master by Gear, Kathleen O'Neal, author. Maze master

LucentB is a retrovirus that's inevitable, unstoppable, and utterly catastrophic for humanity. The US government believes the only person who can find the cure is the geneticist who tried to warn them about it and then disappeared: James Hakari. They assign the task of finding him to his former student Anna Asher, who in turn recruits paleographer and religious studies scholar Dr. Martin Nadai. The brilliant but insane geneticist is leaving clues for Anna and Martin to follow, showing he's truly

Oct 16, 2018
Legacy of mercy by Austin, Lynn N., author. Legacy of mercy

"In 1890s Chicago, socialite Anna Nicholson can't seem to focus on her upcoming marriage. When she learns new information about her past, she hires Pinkerton detectives. But when unflattering stories threaten her reputation and engagement, she discovers that God's purpose for her life isn't as simple as she had hoped"--

Oct 16, 2018
Juno's swans by Wolff, Tamsen, author. Juno's swans

"It's the summer before Nina's senior year in high school and she needs to get away. She escapes from her family and small town, and enrolls in an acting course in Cape Cod. There, she meets Sarah, a teaching assistant with the theatre program, who captures her heart. Nina knows they are destined to be "coupled and inseparable," as Shakespeare describes the faithful swans of Juno. Bright and independent, Nina has long yearned for a deeper emotional connection with someone, and this seems to be t

Oct 16, 2018
Hunting houses by Britt, Fanny, author. Hunting houses

"Tessa is a real estate agent who adores her family, but she is deeply unhappy and questioning her choices. As the day of a long-awaited meeting with her ex-boyfriend draws closer Tessa has to decide if she is willing to disrupt her loving family life for an uncertain future."--

Oct 16, 2018
The hazards of good fortune by Greenland, Seth, author. The hazards of good fortune

"Jay Gladstone was born to privilege. He is a civic leader and a generous philanthropist, as well as the owner of an NBA team. But in today's New York, even a wealthy man's life can spin out of control, no matter the money or influence he possesses. Jay sees himself as a moral man, determined not to repeat his father's mistakes. He would rather focus on his unstable second marriage and his daughter Aviva than worry about questions of race or privilege. However, he moves through a sensitive and a

Oct 16, 2018
Fight or flight by Young, Samantha, author. Fight or flight

"A series of chance encounters leads to a sizzling new romance from the New York Times bestselling author of the On Dublin Street series. The universe is conspiring against Ava Breevort. As if flying back to Phoenix to bury a childhood friend wasn't hell enough, a cloud of volcanic ash traveling from overseas delayed her flight back home to Boston. Her last ditch attempt to salvage the trip was thwarted by an arrogant Scotsman, Caleb Scott, who steals a first class seat out from under her. Then

Oct 16, 2018

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