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05/19/2016 - 10:30am

A worthy heart Cover
Susan Anne Mason
Maggie Montgomery arrives in America from Ireland under the premise of visiting family, but really, she intends to stay in the Land of Opportunity, and soon she meets Adam, a black sheep whose past may come in the way of their love.
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May 5, 2016
Beside myself Cover
Ann (Ann Beatrice) Morgan
6-year-old twins Ellie and Helen switch identities for a day -- but when Ellie refuses to change back, Helen loses her self-confidence and her identity. 25 years later, Helen risks being pulled into her sister's dangerous orbit once more.
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May 18, 2016
Beyond the ice limit Cover
Douglas J. author Preston
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That thing is growing again. We must destroy it. The time to act is now ... With these words begins Gideon Crew's latest, most dangerous, most high-stakes assignment yet. Failure will mean nothing short of the end of humankind on earth. Five years ago, the mysterious and inscrutable head of Effective Engineering Solutions, Eli Glinn, led a mission to recover a gigantic meteorite--the largest ever discovered--from a remote island off the coast of South America. The mission ended in disaster when their ship, the Rolvaag, foundered in a vicious storm in the Antarctic waters and broke apart, sinking-along with its unique cargo-to the ocean floor. One hundred and eight crew members perished, and Eli Glinn was left paralyzed. But his was not all. The tragedy revealed something truly terrifying: the meteorite they tried to retrieve was not, in fact, simply a rock. Instead, it was a complex organism from the deep reaches of space. Now, that organism has implanted itself in the sea bed two miles below the surface-and it is growing. If it is not destroyed, the planet will be doomed. There is only one hope: for Glinn and his team to annihilate it, a task which requires Gideon's expertise with nuclear weapons. But as Gideon and his colleagues soon discover, the "meteorite" has a mind of its own and it has no intention of going quietly.
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May 16, 2016
Blood flag Cover
Steve Martini
Defending a client accused of mercy-killing her father, attorney Paul Madriani is drawn into a treacherous conspiracy involving the victim's former unit from World War II and a feared Nazi relic.
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May 16, 2016
Bushel full of murder Cover
Paige Shelton
This summer, Becca is looking forward to selling her delicious jams and preserves, but things are changing fast at the farmers' market. A fleet of food trucks has arrived for a two week visit, peddling cupcakes, tacos, chicken wings, and more--including a gourmet hot dog truck operated by Becca's own cousin, Peyton. Tensions between truck operators and market vendors over their required licenses reach a crescendo when the town's business manager is murdered. With Peyton already under suspicion of stealing money and a secret recipe from the restaurant where she worked in Arizona, the cops start grilling her as their prime suspect. Now it's up to Becca to clear her cousin and find out who at the market gave themselves a license to kill.
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May 5, 2016
Chasing the North Star Cover
Robert Morgan
On a moonless night in the spring of 1851, a young slave makes a bid for freedom with only the North Star to guide him. Novelist and historian Robert Morgan brings to full and vivid life the story of a runaway slave named Jonah Williams, who, on his eighteenth birthday, flees the South Carolina plantation on which he was born with only a few saved coins, a knife, and the clothes on his back. No shoes, no map, no clear idea of where to head, except north, hiding during the day and running through the night. Although Jonah eludes the men sent to capture him, the one person who never loses his trail is Angel, a slave girl he meets in North Carolina, remarkably free in spirit, who sees Jonah as her way to freedom and sets out to follow him.
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May 18, 2016
Deep blue Cover
Randy Wayne author White
I'll make an example of someone close to you." On a moonless night on Sanibel Island, Florida, marine biologist Marion "Doc" Ford carefully watches a video of a hooded man executing three hostages. The man is an American working with ISIS, and in the next few days, it'll be Ford's job, as part of his shadowy second life, to make sure he never kills anybody else again. But a lot can go wrong in a few days, and Ford has no way of knowing that not only will the operation prove to be a lot more complicated than he has anticipated, but that he'll end up bringing those complications back with him to the small community of boaters, guides, lovers, and friends in Dinkin's Bay, where he's long made his home. Someone has taken Ford's actions very personally, and now no one there is safe - least of all, Ford himself.
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May 19, 2016
From bad to wurst Cover
Maddy Hunter
It's Oktoberfest and the globetrotting Iowa seniors are sharing their Sounds of Music adventure with several oompah bands whose dream of performing in a famous German beer hall is about to be realized. But when a deadly relic from wartime Munich rains disaster on the group, their dreams are shattered--until an unlikely guest offers them new hope. The tour hits a sour note when tragedy strikes a guest who knew the musicians' most guarded secrets. Was the death an unfortunate accident or something more sinister?
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May 5, 2016
Hide away Cover
Iris Johansen
Eve Duncan is back and now the stakes are higher than ever. Dramatic changes are on the horizon for Eve and Joe Quinn and their relationship may never be the same. Faced with the task of protecting Cara Delaney, a young girl with ruthless enemies who want to see her dead, Eve takes her away to the remote Scottish Highlands where they join Jane MacGuire in search of a hidden treasure. But nowhere is far enough away to protect Cara from danger. With enemies closing in from all sides.
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May 16, 2016
High dive Cover
Jonathan Lee
In September 1984, a bomb was planted at the Grand Hotel in the seaside town of Brighton, England, set to explode in twenty-four days when the British prime minister and her entire cabinet would be staying there. Weaving together fact and fiction, the story switches among the perspectives of Dan, a young IRA explosives expert; Moose, a former star athlete gone to seed, who is now the deputy hotel manager; and Freya, his teenage daughter, trying to decide what comes after high school. Over the course of a mere four weeks, as the prime minister’s arrival draws closer, each of their lives will be transformed forever.
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May 18, 2016
Mrs. Houdini: a novel Cover
Victoria Kelly
Before escape artist Harry Houdini died, he vowed he would find a way to speak to his beloved wife Bess from beyond the grave using a coded message known only to the two of them. When a widowed Bess begins seeing this code in seemingly impossible places, it becomes clear that Harry has an urgent message to convey. Unlocking the puzzle will set Bess on a course back through the pairs extraordinary romance, which swept the illusionist and his bride from the beaches of Coney Island, to the palaces of Budapest, to the back lots of Hollywood. When the mystery finally leads Bess to the doorstep of a mysterious young photographer, she realizes that her husbands magic may have been more than just illusion
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May 18, 2016
Night road Cover
Brendan DuBois
Dishonorably discharged from the US Coast Guard, Zach Morrow accepts a shady assignment to befriend an old classmate who is reportedly smuggling a mysterious tractor-trailer across the Canadian border.
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May 18, 2016
Night shift Cover
Charlaine Harris
At Midnight's local pawnshop, weapons are flying off the shelves--only to be used in sudden and dramatic suicides right at the main crossroads in town. Who better to figure out why blood is being spilled than the vampire Lemuel, who, while translating mysterious texts, discovers what makes Midnight the town it is. There's a reason why witches and werewolves, killers and psychics, have been drawn to this place. And now they must come together to stop the bloodshed in the heart of Midnight. For if all hell breaks loose--which just might happen--it will put the secretive town on the map, where no one wants it to be.
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May 18, 2016
Nobody but you Cover
Jill Shalvis
Returning home for some quiet at his secluded cabin after an overseas mission goes wrong, Army Special Forces officer Jacob Kincaid finds his life complicated by Sophie Marren, whom he discovers living in a boat at his dock.
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May 18, 2016
Only beloved Cover
Mary Balogh
For the first time since the death of his wife, the Duke of Stanbrook is considering remarrying and finally embracing happiness for himself. With that thought comes the treasured image of a woman he met briefly a year ago and never saw again. Dora Debbins relinquished all hope to marry when a family scandal left her in charge of her younger sister. Earning a modest living as a music teacher, she's left with only an unfulfilled dream. Then, one afternoon, an unexpected visitor makes it come true. For both George and Dora, that brief first encounter was as fleeting as it was unforgettable. Now is the time for a second chance. And while even true love comes with a risk, who are two dreamers to argue with destiny?
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May 18, 2016
Prescription for murder: a novel Cover
Donald Bain
Jessica Fletcher
In Florida on a book tour, Jessica Fletcher meets up with old friend Dr. Seth Hazlitt, who is visiting a renowned physician working on a cure for Alzheimer's disease. If successful, it would make millions for his backers. But when Dr. Alvaro Vasquez dies, apparently struck by lightning, Jessica and Seth work together to find a cure for the common killer.
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May 18, 2016
Redemption road Cover
John Hart
Imagine: A boy with a gun waits for the man who killed his mother. A troubled detective confronts her past in the aftermath of a brutal shooting. After thirteen years in prison, a good cop walks free. But for how long? And deep in the forest, on the altar of an abandoned church, the unthinkable has just happened... This is a town on the brink. This is a road with no mercy.
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May 18, 2016
Renovating the Richardsons Cover
Virginia Smith
Things are finally starting to click in the small town of Goose Creek, Kentucky. Millie Richardson is hard at work renovating a drafty Victorian house into a B&B. Her husband, Al, is busy writing checks for the renovations. But Goose Creek never stays quiet for long. The intra-county softball game is coming up, and Millie volunteers Al as team manager. The team is a disaster. Are they going to embarrass themselves in front of the whole county? As if that weren't enough to keep the town gossips busy, a new business has opened on Main Street, and the ladies are up in arms. Imagine--a massage parlor--in Goose Creek! No decent Creeker will stand for it.
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May 18, 2016
River Road Cover
Carol Goodman
In the midst of a snowstorm, creative writing professor, Nan Lewis, thinks she hit a deer. But then a police officer tells her that her student, Leia Dawson, has been killed in a hit-and-run on River Road. And there is blood on Nan's car. Nan finds herself reviled by the same community that supported her when her young daughter was killed in a similar accident six years ago. The people around her are hiding secrets she'll have to uncover to clear her name.
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May 18, 2016
Step by step Cover
Candace Calvert
Three years after a tragic accident left her a widow, ER nurse Taylor Cabot is determined to move on, checking off one item on her survival list after another. Her relationship with a handsome plastic surgeon even gives her hope for the last point--"fall in love again." At least until crisis chaplain Seth Donovan steps back into her life, reawakening unanswered questions about her husband's death. While in San Diego to train community volunteers, Seth hopes to learn why Taylor is backing away from the crisis team and from their friendship. But nothing prepares him for the feelings that arise when he sees Taylor again, and sees her moving on with another man. When a community crisis hits home and puts lives at risk, emotions run high and buried truths are unearthed. Will hope make the survival list?
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May 5, 2016
The dressmaker Cover
Rosalie Ham
After twenty years spent mastering the art of dressmaking at couture houses in Paris, Tilly Dunnage returns to the small Australian town she was banished from as a child. She plans only to check on her ailing mother and leave. But Tilly decides to stay, and though she is still an outcast, her lush, exquisite dresses prove irresistible to the prim women of Dungatar. Through her fashion business, her friendship with Sergeant Farrat--the town's only policeman, who harbors an unusual passion for fabrics--and a budding romance with Teddy, the local football star whose family is almost as reviled as hers, she finds a measure of grudging acceptance. But as her dresses begin to arouse competition and envy in town, causing old resentments to surface, it becomes clear that Tilly's mind is set on a darker design: exacting revenge on those who wronged her, in the most spectacular fashion.
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May 5, 2016
The photographer's wife Cover
Suzanne Joinson
Years after photographer William Harrington participates in a 1920s project to redesign Jerusalem with British parks against a backdrop of growing nationalist unrest, his revelations about long-buried secrets transform the life of his former employer's daughter.
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May 18, 2016
The quest: a western trio Cover
Max Brand
In three Western stories: 'Paradise Al', 'Paradise Al's Confession', and 'The Quest', misunderstood men find the chance to prove themselves.
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May 19, 2016
The railwayman's wife Cover
Ashley Hay
When Anikka Lachlan's husband, Mac, is killed in a railway accident, she is offered--and accepts--a job at the Railway Institute's library and searches there for some solace in her unexpectedly new life. But in Thirroul, in 1948, she's not the only person trying to chase dreams through books. There's Roy McKinnon, who found poetry in the mess of war, but who has now lost his words and his hope. There's Frank Draper, trapped by the guilt of those his medical treatment and care failed on their first day of freedom. All three struggle to find their own peace, and their own new story. But along with the firming of this triangle of friendship and a sense of lives inching towards renewal come other extremities--and misunderstandings. In the end, love and freedom can have unexpected ways of expressing themselves.
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May 18, 2016
The readaholics and the Poirot puzzle Cover
Laura A. H DiSilverio
Amy-Faye Johnson and her fellow book club members imitate Poirot as they try to prove Amy's brother's innocence in the murder of his business partner, an investigation during which the truth becomes stranger than fiction.
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May 5, 2016
Threads of love Cover
Judith Miller
Forced from her home and into the role of nanny for five orphans, Delphinia Hughes finds Threads of Love bind her to precious memories. Could they also tie her to a new family?
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May 18, 2016
Time of fog and fire Cover
Rhys Bowen
Molly Murphy Sullivan's husband Daniel, a police captain in turn-of-the-century New York City, is in a precarious position. The new police commissioner wants him off the force altogether. So when Daniel's offered an assignment from John Wilkie, head of the secret service, he's eager to accept. Molly can't draw any details of the assignment out of him, even where he'll be working. But when she spots him in San Francisco during a movie news segment, she starts to wonder if he's in even more danger than she had first believed. And then she receives a strange and cryptic letter from him, leading her to conclude that he wants her to join him in San Francisco. Molly knows that if Daniel's turning to her rather than John Wilkie or his contacts in the police force, something must have gone terribly wrong. What can she do for him that the police can't? Especially when she doesn't even know what his assignment is? Embarking on a cross-country journey with her young son, Molly can't fathom what's in store for her, but she knows it might be dangerous in fact, it might put all of their lives at risk.
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May 18, 2016
Troublemaker Cover
Linda Howard
For Morgan Yancy, an operative and team leader in a paramilitary group, nothing comes before his job. But when he's ambushed and almost killed, his supervisor is determined to find out who's after the members of his elite squad--and why. Due to worries that this unknown enemy will strike again, Morgan is sent to a remote location and told to lay low and stay vigilant. But between a tempting housemate he's determined to protect and a deadly threat waiting in the shadows, keeping under the radar is proving to be his most dangerous mission yet. The part-time police chief of a small West Virginian mountain town, Isabeau "Bo" Maran finally has her life figured out. She's got friends, a dog, and a little money in the bank. Then Morgan Yancy shows up on her doorstep. Bo doesn't need a mysterious man in her life--especially a troublemaker as enticing and secretive as Morgan
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May 10, 2016
What was mine Cover
Helen Klein Ross
Lucy Wakefield is a seemingly ordinary woman who does something extraordinary in a desperate moment: she takes a baby girl from a shopping cart and raises her as her own. It's a secret she manages to keep for over two decades--from her daughter, the babysitter who helped raise her, family, coworkers, and friends. When Lucy's now-grown daughter Mia discovers the devastating truth of her origins, she is overwhelmed by confusion and anger and determines not to speak again to the mother who raised her. She reaches out to her birth mother for a tearful reunion, and Lucy is forced to flee to China to avoid prosecution. What follows is a ripple effect that alters the lives of many and challenges our understanding of the very meaning of motherhood.
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May 5, 2016
Wound up in murder Cover
Betty Hechtman
With two yarn retreats in the bag, Casey is looking forward to running her third one at Cadbury by the Sea's Vista Del Mar hotel on the Monterey Peninsula. This time, each knitter will get a Mystery Bag of knitting materials to turn into a personal project. But Casey gets tangled up in another retreat at the same hotel, when the organizer and his wife have a very public spat. As Casey is delivering her baked goods later that night, she finds the woman dead in the bushes with a magician's silk scarf nearby--just like the scarf Casey's ex-boyfriend, Sammy, used during his magic act at the retreat. As Sammy takes center stage as the prime suspect, Casey and her friends will have to stitch together the clues before the real killer pulls a disappearing act.
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May 5, 2016
Master of ceremonies: a memoir Cover
Joel Grey
Rebecca Paley
Joel Grey, the master of ceremonies in Cabaret, finally tells his life story. Born Joel David Katz to a wild and woolly Jewish-American family in 1930's Cleveland, Joel began his life in the theater at the age of nine, starring in local productions of touring Broadway hits. He was hooked, and the search for the spotlight took him from the Cleveland Playhouse to seedy, gangster-filled nightclubs in Chicago, and finally to the lights of Broadway and the dizzying glamour of Hollywood. Master of Ceremonies is a memoir of a life lived in and out of the limelight, but it is also the story of the man behind the makeup. Coming of age in a time when being yourself tended to be not only difficult but also dangerous, Joel was required to act both on and off stage. Joel's story is one of love, loss, hard-won honesty, redemption, and success.
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May 18, 2016
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Susan Anne Mason
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John Hart
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Ann (Ann Beatrice) Morgan
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Virginia Smith
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Douglas J. author Preston
Lincoln Child
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Carol Goodman
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Steve Martini
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Candace Calvert
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Paige Shelton
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Rosalie Ham
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Robert Morgan
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Suzanne Joinson
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Randy Wayne author White
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Max Brand
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Maddy Hunter
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Ashley Hay
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Iris Johansen
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Laura A. H DiSilverio
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Jonathan Lee
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Judith Miller
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Victoria Kelly
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Rhys Bowen
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Brendan DuBois
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Linda Howard
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Charlaine Harris
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Helen Klein Ross
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Mary Balogh
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