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An unwanted guest by Lapeña, Shari, 1960- author. An unwanted guest

A remote lodge in upstate New York is the perfect getaway, until the bodies start piling up.

Oct 12, 2018
Baby teeth - a novel by Stage, Zoje, author. Baby teeth - a novel

Baby Teeth is a "bad seed" audiobook debut about a mom desperate to find help for her mute young daughter, whose disturbing behavior grows increasingly dangerous.

Oct 12, 2018
Bloody Sunday by Coes, Ben, author. Bloody Sunday

Dewey Andreas, still reeling from recent revelations about his own past, is ready to retire from the CIA. But he's the only available agent with the skills to carry out the CIA's plan to stop North Korea. The plan is to inject a singular designer poison into the head of the North Korean military and in exchange for the nuclear plans, provide him with the one existing dose of the antidote. But it goes awry when Dewey manages to inject a small amount of the poison into himself. Now, to survive, De

Oct 12, 2018
Circe - a novel by Miller, Madeline, author. Circe - a novel

"In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. But Circe is a strange child -- not obviously powerful like her father, nor viciously alluring like her mother. Turning to the world of mortals for companionship, she discovers that she does possess power -- the power of witchcraft, which can transform rivals into monsters and menace the gods themselves. Threatened, Zeus banishes her to a deserted island, where she hones her occult craft, tames wild beasts,

Oct 12, 2018
Convenience store woman by Murata, Sayaka, 1979- author. Convenience store woman

Store worker Keiko, the perfect employee, is happy with her life. When family and coworkers pressure her to marry and find a proper profession, her world is upended. Will it be for the better?

Oct 12, 2018
Educated - a memoir by Westover, Tara, author. Educated - a memoir

"Tara Westover was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom. Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, she prepared for the end of the world by stockpiling home-canned peaches and sleeping with her "head-for-the-hills bag." In the summer she stewed herbs for her mother, a midwife and healer, and in the winter she salvaged in her father's junkyard. The family was so isolated from mainstream society that there was no one to ensure the children received an education, and no one to

Oct 12, 2018
Father of the bride by Delinsky, Barbara, author. Father of the bride

Cynthia Bauer dreads seeing Russ Shaw after their scandalous divorce years earlier. Yet Russ is returning to town for the first time in twenty-five years, determined to give his only daughter away at her wedding. There's no way they'll be able to avoid each other, but it soon becomes clear that staying away from one another is the last thing either of them wants.

Oct 12, 2018
Ghosted - a novel by Walsh, Rosie, author. Ghosted - a novel

When Sarah meets Eddie, they connect instantly and fall in love. To Sarah, it seems as though her life has finally begun. And it's mutual: It's as though Eddie has been waiting for her, too. Sarah has never been so certain of anything. So when Eddie leaves for a long-booked vacation and promises to call from the airport, she has no cause to doubt him. But he doesn't call.

Oct 12, 2018
Give me your hand by Abbott, Megan E., 1971- author. Give me your hand

Kit Owens thought that she would never see Diane Fleming again. The pair were best friends in high school, until a confidence shared between them changed everything. Kit thinks she has moved on with her life, fulfilling the scientific dreams that Diane awakened within her. The dreams that Diane wanted for herself. But Kit thought wrong. When Diane shows up unannounced in Kit's lab one day, formidable competition for the fellowship that would make Kit's career, the past comes roaring back to life

Oct 12, 2018
How to walk away by Center, Katherine, author. How to walk away

"Margaret Jacobsen is just about to step into the bright future she's worked so hard and so long for: a new dream job, a fiance she adores, and the promise of a picture-perfect life just around the corner. Then, suddenly, on what should have been one of the happiest days of her life, everything she worked for is taken away in a brief, tumultuous moment. In the hospital and forced to face the possibility that nothing will ever be the same again, Maggie must confront the unthinkable. First, there

Oct 12, 2018
In his father's footsteps - a novel by Steel, Danielle, author. In his father's footsteps - a novel

When U.S. troops occupy Germany, friends Jakob and Emmanuelle are saved from the terrible fate of so many in the camps. With the help of sponsors, they make their way to New York. In order not to be separated, they allow their friendship to blossom into love and marriage, and start a new life on the Lower East Side, working at grueling, poorly paid jobs. Decades later, through talent, faith, fortune, and relentless hard work, Jakob has achieved success in the diamond business, invested in real e

Oct 12, 2018
Incendiary - the psychiatrist, the mad bomber, and the invention of criminal profiling by Cannell, Michael T., author. Incendiary - the psychiatrist, the mad bomber, and the invention of criminal profiling

Long before the specter of terrorism haunted the public imagination, a serial bomber stalked the streets of 1950s New York. The race to catch him would give birth to a new science called criminal profiling.

Oct 12, 2018
Indianapolis - the true story of the worst sea disaster in U.S. naval history and the fifty-year fight to exonerate an innocent man by Vincent, Lynn, author. Indianapolis - the true story of the worst sea disaster in U.S. naval history and the fifty-year fight to exonerate an innocent man

"Just after midnight on July 30, 1945, days after delivering the components of the atomic bomb from California to the Pacific islands in the most highly classified naval mission of the war, USS Indianapolis is sailing alone in the center of the Philippine Sea when she is struck by two Japanese torpedoes. The ship is instantly transformed into a fiery cauldron and sinks within minutes. Some 300 men go down with the ship. Nearly 900 make it into the water alive. For the next five nights and four d

Oct 12, 2018
Lawman's heart - and other classic westerns by Brand, Max, 1892-1944. Lawman's heart - and other classic westerns

Lawman's heart: There is no thought of danger in young Larry Traynor's mind as his stagecoach rolls over the last few miles of the road to Little Snake. Suddenly, a piercing scream breaks into the quiet serenity of the landscape and Larry realizes with horror that the stagecoach is under attack. As he witnesses the vicious shooting of his guard and old friend Sam Whitney, the young man vows to avenge his death. But will Larry's tireless pursuit only lead him to an early grave?

Oct 12, 2018
Love and ruin - a novel by McLain, Paula, author. Love and ruin - a novel

"In 1937, twenty-eight-year-old Martha Gellhorn travels alone to Madrid to report on the atrocities of the Spanish Civil War and becomes drawn to the stories of ordinary people caught in the devastating conflict. It's the adventure she's been looking for and her chance to prove herself a worthy journalist in a field dominated by men. But she also finds herself unexpectedly--and uncontrollably--falling in love with Hemingway, a man on his way to becoming a legend. In the shadow of the impending S

Oct 12, 2018
Ninety-nine glimpses of Princess Margaret by Brown, Craig, 1957- author. Ninety-nine glimpses of Princess Margaret

Princess Margaret aroused passion and indignation in equal measures. To her friends, she was witty and regal. To her enemies, she was rude and demanding. In her 1950s heyday, she was seen as one of the most glamorous and desirable women in the world. By the time of her death in 2002, she had come to personify disappointment. One friend said he had never known an unhappier woman. The tale of Princess Margaret is Cinderella in reverse: hope dashed, happiness mislaid, life mishandled. Combining int

Oct 12, 2018
Our kind of cruelty - a novel by Hall, Araminta, author. Our kind of cruelty - a novel

Mike Hayes fought his way out of a brutal childhood and into a quiet, if lonely life, before he met Verity Metcalf. V taught him about love, and in return, Mike has dedicated his life to making her happy. He's found the perfect home, the perfect job, he's sculpted himself into the physical ideal V has always wanted. He knows they'll be blissfully happy together. It doesn't matter that she hasn't been returning his emails or phone calls. It doesn't matter that she says she's marrying Angus. It's

Oct 12, 2018
Pachinko - a novel by Lee, Min Jin, author. Pachinko - a novel

Following one Korean family through the generations, beginning in early 1900s Korea with Sunja, the prized daughter of a poor yet proud family, whose unplanned pregnancy threatens to shame them all. Deserted by her lover, Sunja is saved when a young tubercular minister offers to marry and bring her to Japan. So begins a sweeping saga of an exceptional family in exile from its homeland and caught in the indifferent arc of history. Through desperate struggles and hard-won triumphs, its members are

Oct 12, 2018
Passing by Larsen, Nella, author. Passing

First published in 1929, Passing is a remarkable exploration of the shifting racial and sexual boundaries in America. Larsen, a premier writer of the Harlem Renaissance, captures the rewards and dangers faced by two negro women who pass for white in a deeply segregated world.

Oct 12, 2018
Pieces of her - a novel by Slaughter, Karin, 1971- author. Pieces of her - a novel

Andrea Cooper knows everything about her mother, Laura. She knows she's spent her whole life in the small beachside town of Gullaway Island. She knows she's never wanted anything more than to live a quiet life as a pillar of the community. She knows she's never kept a secret in her life. All that changes when a Saturday afternoon trip to the mall explodes into violence and Andrea suddenly sees a completely different side to Laura. Because it turns out that before Laura was Laura, she was someone

Oct 12, 2018