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A catered Fourth of July: a mystery with recipes Cover
Isis Crawford
When a notorious playboy is killed during a Revolutionary War battle reenactment, catering sisters Bernie and Libby have their plates overloaded with suspects.
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Aug 19, 2014
A shining light Cover
Judith Miller
After devastating events, widow Andrea Wilson and her young son sought temporary refuge in Iowa's Amana Colonies of the early 1890s. Will the peace she finds there convince her to stay?
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Aug 19, 2014
Amber's mirage and other stories Cover
Zane Grey
In thirty years of prospecting, old Jim had never discovered "Amber's Mirage", a shining cliff above a spring that ran heavy with gold. But his young sidekick took up the search to find the gold, a search that would cost him two years away from wild Ruby, the woman he loved. In "The horse thief," Dale Brittenham finds and returns Edith Watrous's stolen horses, but is accused of being part of the gang of horse thieves that has been raiding the valley. Three shorter stories are also included in this book.
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Aug 19, 2014
Big little lies Cover
Liane Moriarty
Follows three mothers, each at a crossroads, and their potential involvement in a riot at a school trivia night that leaves one parent dead in what appears to be a tragic accident, but which evidence shows might have been premeditated.
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Aug 19, 2014
Black ransom Cover
Stone Wallace
In this western set in southern Arizona, a man who lost everything when he was sent to prison for a crime he didn't commit escapes with the help of a murderous convict and sets out to exact revenge on the two men he holds responsible.
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Aug 19, 2014
By word of mouth Cover
Diane Noble
During the first meeting of the Winter Warmth Book Chat, the lights in Mary's Mystery Bookshop go out. When they come back on, Mary realizes a book has been stolen from the counter. And not just any book. This was a signed early edition of The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie. Mary intended to sell the rare and valuable copy and donate the money to help a little girl get a kidney transplant. Now everyone at the Book Chat is a suspect, and Mary must solve one of her most important mysteries yet -- in time to help Isabella.
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Aug 25, 2014
Days of rage: a Pike Logan thriller Cover
Brad Taylor
Intent on embroiling the US in a quagmire that will sap its economy and drain its legitimacy, Russia passes a potential weapon of mass destruction to Boco Haram, an extreme Islamic sect in Nigeria. A relic of the Cold War, the Russian FSB believes the weapon has deteriorated and is no longer effective, but they are wrong. Boco Haram has the means for mass destruction, which will be set loose upon a multitude of unsuspecting innocents on one of the world's grandest stages. Trying to solve the riddle of who might be stalking them, Pike Logan and the Taskforce have no idea what's been set in motion; but there's another secret from the Cold War buried in the Russian FSB, and exposing it will mean the difference between life and death-not only for Pike and his partner, Jennifer, but for perhaps millions more around the globe.
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Aug 19, 2014
Full steam ahead Cover
Karen Witemeyer
In this 1850s romance Darius Thornton is not the sort of man debutante Nicole Renard could ever marry. But can she stop her heart from surging full steam ahead?
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Aug 19, 2014
Invisible city Cover
Julia Dahl
Just months after Rebekah Roberts was born, her mother, a Hasidic Jew from Brooklyn, abandoned her Christian boyfriend and newborn baby for her religion. After college Rebekah moves to New York City to follow her dream of becoming a reporter. Covering the murder of a Hasidic woman, she learns that since the NYPD kowtows to the powerful ultra-Orthodox community, there will be no autopsy and the killer may get away with murder.
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Aug 19, 2014
Mimi Malloy, at last! Cover
Julia MacDonnell
Mimi, a retired divorcee who lives in Boston, has raised six beautiful daughters in an Irish-Catholic family. Then an MRI reveals her brain has black spots. She won't go down without a fight. Yet as she prepares to take her stand, she finds an old pendant and her memory of her difficult childhood starts to return.
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Aug 19, 2014
Personal: a Jack Reacher novel Cover
Lee Child
You can leave the army, but the army doesn't leave you. Not always. Not completely, notes Jack Reacher and sure enough, the retired military cop is soon pulled back into service. This time, for the State Department and the CIA when someone shots at the president of France, from sniper range, using an American bullet.
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Aug 22, 2014
Summer people Cover
Elin Hilderbrand
Recently widowed Beth Newton returns to Nantucket for the summer with her teenage twins to continue a family tradition and to keep a promise her late husband made to another teen.
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Aug 19, 2014
Sweetness #9 : a novel Cover
Stephan Eirik Clark
It's 1973, and David Leveraux is a young and ambitious flavor chemist working at a world-renowned flavor-production house. While testing a new artificial sweetener--Sweetness #9--he notices some unsettling side effects in the laboratory rats and monkeys: anxiety, obesity, mutism, and a general dissatisfaction with life. Years later, Sweetness #9 is America's most popular sweetener--and David's family is changing. His wife is gaining weight, his son has stopped using verbs, and his daughter is generally dissatsified with her life. Is Sweetness #9 to blame, along with David's failure to stop it? Or are these just symptoms of the human condition?"
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Aug 19, 2014
Texas true Cover
Janet Dailey
The cowboy who claimed her heart before taking off on a tour of duty planned never to return. But Beau Tyler is back, and Natalie Haskell feels defenseless against the powerful pull of the brawny soldier. Especially when she finds herself suddenly widowed and needing the shelter of his strong arms.
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Aug 19, 2014
The axe factor Cover
Colin Cotterill
Missing her former life after moving to rural Southern Thailand, Jimm Juree catches the eye of a successful European writer against a backdrop of a serial murder case, an imminent major storm and her ex-cop grandfather's disapproval.
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Aug 19, 2014
The beekeeper's ball Cover
Susan Wiggs
Isabel Johnson returns to Bella Vista to turn her childhood home into a destination cooking school and forget her past, but Cormac O'Neill wants to dig up old history.
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Aug 19, 2014
The book of life Cover
Deborah E. Harkness
After traveling through time, historian and witch Diana Bishop and vampire scientist Matthew Clairmont return to the present to face new crises and old enemies. At Matthew's ancestral home at Sept-Tours, they reunite with the cast of characters from A Discovery of Witches--with one significant exception. But the real threat to their future has yet to be revealed, and when it is, the search for Ashmole 782 and its missing pages takes on even more urgency.
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Aug 19, 2014
The cursed Cover
Heather Graham
When a man is murdered in the alley behind her place, she's dismayed when his spirit appears, too, asking for help. FBI agent Dallas Samson has a passionate interest in the murder, since the victim's a colleague whose death is connected to the smuggling ring known as Los Lobos: the wolves. Unaware that Dallas has certain abilities of his own, Hannah calls her cousin Kelsey O'Brien, a member of the FBI's Krewe of Hunters, an elite unit of paranormal investigators.
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Aug 19, 2014
The director Cover
David Ignatius
Graham Weber has been the director of the CIA for less than a week when a Swiss kid in a dirty T-shirt walks into the American consulate in Hamburg and says the agency has been hacked, and he has a list of agents' names to prove it. Weber turns to a charismatic (and unstable) young man named James Morris who runs the Internet Operations Center. He's the CIA's in-house geek. The CIA has belatedly discovered that this is not your father's Cold War, and Weber must play catch-up, against the clock and an unknown enemy, in a game he does not yet understand.
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Aug 19, 2014
The Forsaken Cover
Ace Atkins
County sheriff Quinn Colson is determined to find those responsible for lynching an innocent black man in Jericho, Mississippi, 30 years prior.
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Aug 19, 2014
The fortune hunter Cover
Daisy. author Goodwin
Empress Elizabeth of Austria, known as "Sisi," is famously beautiful, as captured in a portrait with diamond stars in her hair. She is unfulfilled in her marriage to the older Emperor Franz Joseph. Captain Bay Middleton is dashing, young, and the finest horseman in England. He is also impoverished, with no hope of buying the horse needed to win the Grand National--until he meets Charlotte Baird. Charlotte falls in love with Bay, the first man to really notice her, for his vulnerability as well as his glamour. When Sisi joins the legendary hunt organized by Earl Spencer in England, Bay is asked to guide her on the treacherous course. Their shared passion for riding leads to an infatuation that threatens the growing bond between Bay and Charlotte, and all of their futures.
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Aug 19, 2014
The healer's touch Cover
Lori Copeland
In 1887 rural Missouri, Lyric Bolton lives a life of isolation to care for her mother when Ian Cawley bursts into her life on a runaway stallion.
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Aug 19, 2014
The heart's pursuit Cover
Robin Lee Hatcher
A Colorado beauty named Silver Matlock seeks vengeance against the man who left her at the altar and made off with her family fortune, and is joined in her mission by a relentless bounty hunter with a troubled past named Jared Newman.
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Aug 19, 2014
The high druid's blade Cover
Terry Brooks
Paxon Leah never thought of the old family sword hanging above his living room hearth as anything other than an intriguing ornament...until his sister is kidnapped by a sorcerer. Following the dark mage with nothing but this piece of steel to protect him, Paxon stumbles into a plot to overthrow the Druids and remake the world...and accidentally unlocks the powers of the ancient blade. Now, he must learn to master the sword's power in order to protect not only his sister, but also the very people who are teaching him to control his powers in the first place: the Druids!
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Aug 19, 2014
The winner's game Cover
Kevin Alan Milne
Ever since seventeen-year-old Ann Bennett was diagnosed with a life-threatening heart condition two years ago, her family has been pulling apart. Ann and her two younger siblings fight constantly, as do their parents. When the doctors announce that Ann's only hope of survival is a heart transplant by the end of the summer, the Bennetts decide to wait for news of a donor at a family vacation home on the Oregon coast, near Haystack Rock. But rather than healing their differences, the time away only widens the rifts between them. That is, until they learn about The Winner's Game, a game their great grandparents invented to save their marriage decades ago. It takes some time to figure out the right way to play, but little by little things start to change. It seems everything might be okay, until the day tragedy strikes, and they are confronted with what it really means to love--and to be a family.
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Aug 19, 2014
Top Secret: a Clandestine Operations novel Cover
W. E. B. Griffin
William E. (William Edmund) Butterworth
In the first weeks after World War II, a squeaky-clean new second lieutenant named James D. Cronley Jr. is spotted and recruited for a new enterprise that will eventually be transformed into something called the CIA. In his first assignment, he's got seven days to extract a vital piece of information from a Soviet agent, but there are enemies everywhere--and, as Cronley is about to find out, some of them even wear the same uniform he does.
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Aug 19, 2014
Wayfaring stranger Cover
James Lee Burke
It is 1934 and the Depression is bearing down when sixteen-year-old Weldon Avery Holland happens upon infamous criminals Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow after one of their notorious armed robberies. A confrontation with the outlaws ends as Weldon puts a bullet through the rear window of Clyde's stolen automobile. Ten years later, Second Lieutenant Weldon Holland and his sergeant, Hershel Pine, escape certain death in the Battle of the Bulge and encounter a beautiful young woman named Rosita Lowenstein hiding in a deserted extermination camp. Eventually, Weldon and Rosita fall in love and marry and, with Hershel, return to Texas to seek their fortunes.
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Aug 19, 2014
12 years a slave Cover
Solomon Northup
A memoir of a black man who was born a citizen of New York, kidnapped and sold as a slave in 1841, and rescued from a cotton plantation in Louisiana in 1853.
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Aug 19, 2014
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Isis Crawford
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Colin Cotterill
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Judith Miller
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Susan Wiggs
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Zane Grey
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Deborah E. Harkness
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Liane Moriarty
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Heather Graham
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Stone Wallace
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David Ignatius
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Diane Noble
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Terry Brooks
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Lee Child
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