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    • The Beautiful Land
      The Beautiful Land
      Alan Averill.
      A brilliant young computer genius has loved a fragile woman since high school. Now, he must bend time and space to save her life, as the world around them descends into apocalyptic madness.
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    • The rope : an Anna Pigeon novel
      The rope : an Anna Pigeon novel
      Nevada Barr.
      "In The Rope, the latest in Nevada Barr's bestselling novels featuring Anna Pigeon, Nevada Barr gathers together the many strings of Anna's past and finally reveals the story that her many fans have been long asking for. In 1995 and 35 years old, fresh off the bus from New York City and nursing a broken heart, Anna Pigeon takes a decidedly unglamorous job as a seasonal employee of the Glen Canyon National Recreational Area. On her day off, Anna goes hiking into the park never to return. Her co-workers think she's simply moved on--her cabin is cleaned out and her things gone. But Anna herself wakes up, trapped at the bottom of a dry natural well, naked, without supplies and no clear memory of how she found herself in this situation. As she slowly pieces together her memory, it soon becomes clear that some one has trapped her there, in an inescapable prison, and no one knows that she is even missing. Plunged into a landscape and a plot she is unfit and untrained to handle, Anna Pigeon must muster the courage, determination and will to live that she didn't even know she still possessed to survive, outwit and triumph. For those legions of readers who have been entranced over the years by Park Ranger Anna Pigeon's strength and determination and those who are new to Nevada Barr's captivating, compelling novels, this is where it all starts"-- Provided by publisher.
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    • Reawakened : a Once upon a time tale
      Reawakened : a Once upon a time tale
      Odette Beane.
      "Emma Swan's life has been anything but a fairy tale. She's been on her own since she was abandoned as a baby--that is, until the night of her twenty-eighth birthday, when Henry, a ten-year-old boy, shows up on her doorstep. He's the son Emma gave up for adoption, and this surprise visit turns her life upside down. Henry takes Emma back to his home in Storybrooke, Maine, where, Henry claims, all the residents are actually fairy tale characters who can't remember their true identities. And if Henry's right, that means that his sweet-natured, lonely schoolteacher Mary Margaret Blanchard is really Snow White, the iconic princess ... and also Emma's long-lost mother. In Fairy Tale Land, we meet Snow White as a bandit on the run, forced into exile by her stepmother, the Evil Queen. Snow's a young woman learning to become a hero, who will do anything to live happily ever after with her one true love, Prince Charming. The closer Emma comes to Henry in Storybrooke, the harder it is for her to ignore the dark curse that haunts this small New England town and binds her to Mary Margaret. If Emma can learn to accept her destiny as Storybrooke's savior and break the curse, she just might get the family reunion she's dreamed about her entire life. ABC's ONCE UPON A TIME is a modern adventure with thrilling twists and hints of darkness, brimming with wonder, and filled with the magic of our most beloved fairy tales"-- Provided by publisher.
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    • Trail of blood
      Trail of blood
      Lisa Black.
      Forensic scientist Theresa MacLean investigates a crime spree from Cleveland's past when the bodies of recent murder victims show up bearing the hallmarks of an uncaught serial killer who had terrorized the city seventy-five years earlier.
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    • Wisp of a thing
      Wisp of a thing
      Alex Bledsoe.
      In the isolated ridges and hollows of the Smoky Mountains, musician Rob Quillen comes to Cloud County, Tennessee, in search of a song that might ease his aching heart and instead gets caught up in a subtle power struggle he can't begin to comprehend.
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    • Hour of the rat
      Hour of the rat
      Lisa Brackmann.
      "Iraq War vet Ellie McEnroe has a pretty good life in Beijing, representing the work of controversial dissident Chinese artist Zhang Jianli. Even though Zhang's mysterious disappearance of over a year ago has her in the sights of the Chinese authorities. Even though her Born-Again mother has come for a visit and shows no signs of leaving. But things really get complicated when Ellie's search for an Army buddy's missing brother entangles her in a conspiracy that may or may not involve a sinister biotech company, eco-terrorists, an art-obsessed Chinese billionaire and lots of cats-- a conspiracy that will take her on a wild chase through some of China's most beautiful and most surreal places"--Author's web page.
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    • Philida : a novel
      Philida : a novel
      Andre Brink.
      "Andre Brink--'one of South Africa's greatest novelists' (The Telegraph)--gives us his most powerful novel yet; the truly unforgettable story of a female slave, and her fierce determination to survive and to be free"--Amazon.
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    • When mockingbirds sing
      When mockingbirds sing
      Billy Coffey.
      "Leah is a child from Away, isolated from her peers because of her stutter. But then she begins painting scenes that are epic in scope, brilliant in detail, and suffused with rich, prophetic imagery. When the event foreshadowed in the first painting dramatically comes true, the town of Mattingly takes notice. Leah attributes her ability to foretell the future to an invisible friend she calls the Rainbow Man. Some of the townsfolk are enchanted with her. Others fear her. But there is one thing they all agree on--there is no such thing as the Rainbow Man. Her father, the town psychologist, is falling apart over his inability to heal his daughter...or fix his marriage. And the town minister is unraveled by the notion that a mere child with no formal training may be hearing from God more clearly than he does. While the town bickers over what to do with this strange child, the content of Leah's paintings grows darker. Still, Leah insists that the Rainbow Man's heart is pure. But then a dramatic and tragic turn of events leaves the town reeling and places everyone's lives in danger. Now the people of Mattingly face a single choice: Will they cling to what they know...or embrace the things Leah believes in that cannot be seen?"-- Page [4] of cover.
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    • Lovers & players
      Lovers & players
      Jackie Collins.
      Engaged to a powerful real estate tycoon, New York heiress Amy Scott-Simon has a one-night fling with male model and former drug addict Jett and is horrified to discover that Jett is her fiance's younger brother.
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    • The Dark Knight rises : the official movie novelization : a novel
      The Dark Knight rises : the official movie novelization : a novel
      by Greg Cox
      When Commissioner Gordon and the police are unable to stop the deadly new threat to Gotham, Batman returns to face Bane, a powerful and methodical villain, who is spreading chaos and death.
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    • Black scarface : a novel
      Black scarface : a novel
      by Jimmy DaSaint and Freeway Ricky Ross.
      Black scarface is a powerful, realistic tale of money, power, respect, loyalty, love and a young man's journey to become a living legend, and one of the most notorious drug kingpins in U.S. history--P. [4] of cover.
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    • Gone girl : a novel
      Gone girl : a novel
      Gillian Flynn.
      On the morning of his fifth wedding anniversary, Nick's wife Amy suddenly disappears. The police immediately suspect Nick. Amy's friends reveal that she was afraid of him, that she kept secrets from him. He swears it isn't true. A police examination of his computer shows strange searches. He says they aren't his. And then there are the persistent calls on his mobile phone. So what really did happen to Nick's beautiful wife?
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    • Full moon city
      Full moon city
      edited by Darrell Schweitzer and Martin H. Greenberg.
      Fifteen never-before-published tales celebrate the newest incarnations of the werewolf -- modern monsters no longer confined to the forests.
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    • Naughty. [Book one] : two's enough, three's a crowd
    • Naughty 2 : my way or the highway
    • Naughty. Book 3, It's juicy, no matter how you slice it
      Naughty. Book 3, It's juicy, no matter how you slice it
      Brenda Hampton.
      Look up the word "playa" in a dictionary and you'll find a description of Jaylin "Naughty Boy" Rogers. He's always lived up to his bad boy persona, and there doesn't appear to be a woman in the world who can wash her hands of this addictive man. Now, the time has come for him to make some critical changes, or else his playing days are about to get him played.
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    • From dead to worse
    • May we be forgiven
      May we be forgiven
      A.M. Homes.
      Feeling overshadowed by his more-successful younger brother, Harold is shocked by his brother's violent act that irrevocably changes their lives, placing Harold in the role of father figure to his brother's adolescent children and caregiver to his aging parents.
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    • Droppin' dimes III
      Droppin' dimes III
      Chloe Je'Nore.
      Isis is living the high life of a 'reality TV star' but she still wants Mar'kel to suffer, even if she is married to one of the most dangerous men from the island of Barbados. Anyone associated with Mar'kel is a target including her very own sister. Isis turns it up a notch and recruits a new team player who will do anything she tells him to even if it's murder. Mar'kel has the money and the power but ... She's still not completely happy. How can she be when Isis is still lurking and gunning for her? She tried to play nicely and be a doting mother and wife, but she has one last score to settle and her name is I S I S. Isis just won't quit and Mar'kel is ready to end it for once and for all ... Permanently. The finale to this explosive trilogy will leave you speechless.--Page [4] of cover.
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    • Kerrigan in Copenhagen : a love story
      Kerrigan in Copenhagen : a love story
      Thomas E. Kennedy.
      Kerrigan is writing a guide book to his adopted city of Copenhagen. Specifically, a guide to the city's drinking establishments--of which there are more than 1,500.Thus, it is a project potentially without end, and one with a certain amount of numbness built into it, through countless drinks imbibed.And that is part of the point: for Kerrigan, an American expat fleeing a brutal family tragedy, has plenty he wants to numb.The only problem with his project is his research associate, a voluptuous, green eyed gal who makes him tremble.
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    • Orphan train
      Orphan train
      Christina Baker Kline.

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    • The marks of Cain
      The marks of Cain
      Tom Knox.
      When young lawyer David Martinez receives an ancient map from his dying grandfather, the mysteries of his past begin to open up before him. The map leads David into the heart of the dangerous Basque mountains, where a genetic curse lies buried and a frightening secret about the Western world's past is hidden. Meanwhile, London journalist Simon Quinn may have found his big break. A wealthy, elderly woman has been murdered in the most horrific fashion, and another homicide soon follows. Both victims came from villages in the Basque region, both were interred at a top-secret Nazi camp, both have been silenced for what they know about the experiments conducted on the Basques, the Jews, and a dwindling mystical tribe of pre-Caucasian locals called Cagots.
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    • Harrowing hats
      Harrowing hats
      Joyce and Jim Lavene.
      While spending her summer at the Renaissance Faire Village, assistant professor Jessie Morton becomes embroiled in a messy murder after one of the Three Chocolatiers, a leering lothario, is found drowned in a vat of chocolate with a hat pin sticking out of his eye.
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    • Treacherous toys
      Treacherous toys
      Joyce and JIm Lavene.
      Excited to work as an apprentice to the new toy maker at the Renaissance Faire Village, assistant professor Jessie Morton finds her holiday plans melting away when Chris Christmas is murdered and she must wrap up the case before word gets out that it's not safe to be Santa--or one of his helpers.
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    • The call of Cthulhu and other weird stories
    • The exiles : a novel
      The exiles : a novel
      Allison Lynn.
      Fleeing their extreme life on Manhattan's Upper East Side, money manager Nate and his girlfriend, Emily, move to a quaint Newport cottage only to be confronted by everything they hoped to escape.
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    • Pitbulls in a skirt. 4, Killer Klan : a novel
      Pitbulls in a skirt. 4, Killer Klan : a novel
      Mikal Malone.
      Persia runs away decides to stay with the Black Water Clan. Against her better judgement, Carissa agrees to let Persia stay with the Klan. Mercedes is trying to work it out with Lil C. Yvette uses her power for evil...
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    • A dance with dragons
      A dance with dragons
      George R.R. Martin.
      New threats emerge to endanger the future of the Seven Kingdoms, as Daenerys Targaryen, ruling in the East, fights off a multitude of enemies, while Jon Snow, Lord Commander of the Night's Watch, faces his foes both in the Watch and beyond the great Wallof ice and stone.
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    • Crapalachia : a biography of a place
      Crapalachia : a biography of a place
      by Scott McClanahan.
      "Crapalachia is a portrait of Scott McClanahan's formative years, coming of age in rural West Virginia, during a stretch of time where he was deeply influenced by his Grandma Ruby and Uncle Nathan, who suffered from cerebral palsy."--Cover flap.
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    • Unconditionally single
    • In the night of time
      In the night of time
      Antonio Munoz Molina
      "October 1936. Spanish architect Ignacio Abel arrives at Penn Station, the final stop on his journey from war-torn Madrid, where he has left behind his wife and children, abandoning them to uncertainty. Crossing the fragile borders of Europe, he reflects on months of fratricidal conflict in his embattled country, his own transformation from a bricklayer's son to a respected bourgeois husband and professional, and the all-consuming love affair with an American woman that forever alters his life"-- from publisher's web site.
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    • Baskerville
      Baskerville
      John O'Connell.
      Dartmoor, 1900. Two friends are roaming the moors: Arthur Conan Doyle--who has recently killed off his most popular creation, Sherlock Holmes; and Bertram Fletcher Robinson--Holmes aficionado and editor of the Daily Express. They are researching a detective novel, a collaboration starring a new hero, set in the eerie stillness of ancient West Country moorland. London, 1902. The Hound of the Baskervilles is published, featuring Sherlock Holmes back from the dead. Conan Doyle and Fletcher Robinson have not spoken for two years and the book is credited to just one author. It will become on of the most famous stories ever written. But who really wrote it? And what really happened on the moors, to drive the two friends apart?
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    • Apology : a novel
      Apology : a novel
      Jon Pineda.
      When nine-year-old Tom Serafino's twin sister Teagan suffers a debilitating brain injury, a police investigation implicates his playmate Mario's uncle -- an immigrant, transient worker known as Shoe. Innocent of the crime but burdened by his own childhood tragedy, Shoe takes the blame for what is in fact an accident caused by his young nephew, ensuring Mario's chance at a future publicly unscarred. The lines between innocence and guilt, evasions and half-truths, love and duty are blurred. Can a lie born from resignation, fear, and love transform tragedy into hope? And is the life of one man worth the price of that lie?
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    • Galveston : a novel
    • A clean up man
      A clean up man
      M.T. Pope.
      Kraig Holmes, whose gay affair while in college led him to a life of promiscuity and dangerous sex, finds the man who turned him and is intent on seeking his revenge.
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    • Tricks
    • New York to Dallas
      New York to Dallas
      J.D. Robb.
      When a formidable killer she brought down years earlier escapes, New York homicide cop Eve Dallas races to prevent him from resuming his attacks on child victims and exacting revenge on Eve herself.
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    • Vision in white
      Vision in white
      Nora Roberts.
      Wedding photographer Mackensie "Mac" Elliot is most at home behind the camera, but her focus is shattered moments before an important wedding rehearsal when she bumps into the bride-to-be's brother--an encounter that has them both seeing stars--and has Mac turning to her three best friends and business partners to see her way to her own happy ending.
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    • Shep's army : bummers, blisters, & boondoggles
      Shep's army : bummers, blisters, & boondoggles
      Jean Shepherd
      Jean Shepherd, the great American humorist, radio raconteur, master storyteller, and bestselling author, has left his indelible imprint on American culture. This collection of Jean Shepherd army stories was selected and transcribed from radio programs by Shepherd biographer Eugene Bergmann and is in print for the first time.--Publisher.
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    • Suzy's case : a novel
      Suzy's case : a novel
      Andy Siegel.
      When Henry Benson, a high-profile criminal lawyer known for his unsavory clients, recruits Tug Wyler to take over a long-pending, multi-million-dollar lawsuit representing a tragically brain-damaged child, his instructions are clear: get us out of it, there is no case. Yet the moment Tug meets the disabled but gallant little Suzy Williams and June, her beautiful, resourceful mother, all bets are off.
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    • Tears of a hustler 4 : you've been warned : a novel
    • The Teflon Queen : a novel
      The Teflon Queen : a novel
      by Silk White.
      'Angela is a renowned assassin 'only' known by the name 'the Teflon Queen'. Her lethal grace, steady shot, and unmatched accuracy have made her the absolute best and most sought after killer in the game. But when the killer without a conscience is faced with an unknown emotion.... LOVE. Her whole perception is thrown off course and in a profession where second guessing can mean life or death ....will the queen reign supreme or be overthrown?
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    • The Teflon Queen. 2 : a novel
      The Teflon Queen. 2 : a novel
      by Silk White.
      All assassin Angela wants to do is disappear, but with every cop in the world looking for her, that might prove difficult.
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    • The border vixen
      The border vixen
      Bertrice Small.
      Maggie Kerr, known as Mad Maggie in the Scottish borderlands, is heiress to an important safe passage through the hills. Her grandfather declares that any man who can outrun, outfight, and outride her may wed her, so King James V sends his cousin Fingal Stewart to secure the passage and the woman.
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    • Child 44
      Child 44
      Tom Rob Smith.
      Stalin's Soviet Union is an official paradise, where citizens live free from crime and fear only one thing: the all-powerful state. Defending this system is idealistic security officer Leo Demidov, a war hero who believes in the iron fist of the law. But when a murderer starts to kill at will and Leo dares to investigate, the State's obedient servant finds himself demoted and exiled. Now, with only his wife at his side, Leo must fight to uncover shocking truths about a killer-and a country where "crime" doesn't exist.
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    • The purchase
      The purchase
      Linda Spalding.
      Shunned by his Quaker community for marrying a servant girl, Daniel Dickinson pursues a new life on the Virginia frontier, where his family's values are tested by the challenges of homestead life and the moral dilemma of slave ownership.
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    • Ericka Kane : never trust a bitch with power
      Ericka Kane : never trust a bitch with power
      Kiki Swinson.
      "Ericka Kane is the only child of a multi-millionaire with ties to some very powerful men from his native country, Nigeria. Ericka never knew exactly how her father made his riches, except through various investment deals, but that would all change after her best friend Tia Cassidy comes up missing. While the local cops form a search team to find the whereabouts of Ericka's best friend Tia, Ericka forms her own search. In the middle of Ericka's own investigative work, she will uncover some shocking information about her father, Eric, and her loyalty to him will be tested. But after everything blows up in her face, her father's loyalty won't matter to either of them. The question that remains is, will Tia ever be found--dead or alive?"-- From back cover.
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    • A confederacy of dunces
    • The healer
      The healer
      Antti Tuomainen
      It's two days before Christmas and Helsinki is battling a ruthless climate catastrophe: subway tunnels are flooded; abandoned vehicles are left burning in the streets; the authorities have issued warnings for malaria, tuberculosis, Ebola, and the plague. People are fleeing to the far north of Finland and Norway, where conditions are still tolerable. Social order is crumbling and private secruity firms have undermined the police force. Tapani Lehtinen, a struggling poet, is among the few still able and willing to live in the city. When Tapani's beloved wife, Johanna, a newpaper journalist, goes missing, he embarks on a frantic hunt for her. Johanna's disappearance seems to be connected to a story she was researching about a politically motivated serial killer know as "The Healer." While searching for Johanna, Tapani uncovers secrets from her past -- secrets that connect her to the very murders she was investigating.
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    • Robert the Bruce
      Robert the Bruce
      Jack Whyte.
      A fictionalized retelling of the life of Scottish warrior king Robert the Bruce traces his witness to the splintering of Scotland after the crowning of John Balliol before engaging in a decades-long fight between the nobility and England for Scotland's independence.
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