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All fiction new titles

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Fan of crime, romance, sci-fi or other fiction genres? Look through our latest titles and discover a captivating story in book, eBook, eAudiobook, large print, graphic novel or audio CD. This list updates when we add new titles to our collection.

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Wired justice  by Toby (Toby Wilson) Neal

Wired justice

Toby (Toby Wilson) Neal

Book

"Sophie Ang's lovable dog Ginger has a nose for murder and leads her tech sleuth mistress through perilous lava fields to a terrible discovery on the Big Island. Sophie is plunged into a new investigation with dynamic partner Jake Dunn, searching for...

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Wired dawn  by Toby (Toby Wilson) Neal

Wired dawn

Toby (Toby Wilson) Neal

Book

"Security specialist Sophie Ang goes "off the grid" into the remote valley of Kalalau on Kauai, where she stumbles across the disappearance of a young boy. As she races against time to save him, uncovering ugly secrets hidden in the heart of the jungle,...

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Wired dark  by Toby (Toby Wilson) Neal

Wired dark

Toby (Toby Wilson) Neal

Book

"Tech security specialist Sophie Ang returns to Maui, working alongside dynamic partner Jake Dunn to solve a series of bizarre and escalating threats against a rocker with a beach mansion. But soon, catching a crazed stalker becomes the least of Soph...

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Heirs of Ravenscar  by Barbara Taylor Bradford

Heirs of Ravenscar

Barbara Taylor Bradford

Book

The war to end all wars is over, Edward and his brothers have survived. Now he can build Deravenels, the family business empire, into all he has dreamed of. Yet there is a thorn in his side -- his reckless younger brother, George. George's gambling and...

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Knox  by Susan May Warren

Knox

Susan May Warren

Book

"Montana rancher Knox Marshall's danger years are behind him. A former bull-rider, he now runs the Marshall family ranch, raising champion bucking bulls for the National Professional Bullrider's Expo (NBR-X). Wealth and success are his, but life is s...

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I'll go on  by Jungeun Hwang

I'll go on

Jungeun Hwang

Book

"This is the story of two sisters, Sora and Nana. When Sora was ten years old, and Nana was nine, their father died in a freak accident at the factory where he worked, his body sucked under a huge cogwheel, crushed beyond recognition. Their mother Aeja,...

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Her outback protector  by Annie Seaton

Her outback protector

Annie Seaton

Book

When Don Douglas skippers an adventure cruise to the remote waterways of the Kimberleys, a new hostess joins the family charter boat. But Claire Templeton is in jeopardy ... and Don steps in to keep her safe. Claire has had a dramatic past, and is reluctant...

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Fallen mountains  by Kimi Cunningham Grant

Fallen mountains

Kimi Cunningham Grant

Book

When Transom Shultz goes missing shortly after returning to his tightly knit hometown of Fallen Mountains, Pennsylvania, his secrets are not the only ones that threaten to emerge. Something terrible happened seventeen years ago. Red, the sheriff, is haunted...

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Chasing the dream  by Janet MacLeod Trotter

Chasing the dream

Janet MacLeod Trotter

Book

"1920: Millie escapes the bleak pit village of Craston and eviction when her mother poses as a widow to start a new life running the station hotel in Ashborough. Haunted by childhood poverty Millie sees security and happiness in the form of handsome ...

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Dream  by Carly Phillips

Dream

Carly Phillips

Book

"As a little girl, Andrea Harmon wanted to marry a prince, and Kyle Davenport hoped it would be him. But he never told her how he felt, and lost her as a result. Because sometimes the bad guy gets the girl. And Kyle left town to get over her. Andi made...

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Freed   by Carly Phillips

Freed

Carly Phillips

Book

"Juliette Collins is privileged and isolated from the world by her over-protective father. She thinks she knows the truth about her history until a file on her father's computer reveals she has sisters she never knew about. Against her father's wishes,...

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Breathe  by Carly Phillips

Breathe

Carly Phillips

Book

"From troubled teen to successful general contractor, Jake Nichols turned his life around from his time in foster care. Divorced and single, he juggles his time between his daughter and his work. Next on his agenda, a new project that is his chance to...

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Tinsel  by Devney Perry

Tinsel

Devney Perry

Book

Kaine Reynolds wants nothing more than solitude. After an unthinkable tragedy destroys his family, he's cut off all ties to his former life so he can battle his grief the only way he knows how. Alone. So when Piper Campbell knocks on his door, rambling...

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Tattered  by Devney Perry

Tattered

Devney Perry

Book

Thea Landry has always known her place in modern-day society. It's somewhere just above the trash can her mother dumped her in as a newborn but below the class where much comes easy. With her tattered shoes and bargain-bin clothes, her life has never...

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The Clover Chapel  by Devney Perry

The Clover Chapel

Devney Perry

Book

After years of living under her father's thumb, Emmeline is ready to break free. She's abandoned her life as a New York socialite to follow her dream of becoming a kindergarten teacher in a small, wholesome town. Seeing the man that nearly broke her heart...

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Ablutions  by Patrick deWitt

Ablutions

Patrick deWitt

Book

"In a famous but declining Hollywood bar, there works a barman. Morbidly amused by the decadent decay of his surroundings, he establishes tentative friendships with variously pathological regulars, all the while making notes for his novel. But as his...

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The doctor's secret  by Heidi Cullinan

The doctor's secret

Heidi Cullinan

Book

"Dr. Hong-Wei Wu has come to Copper Point, Wisconsin, after the pressures of a high-powered residency burned him out of his career before he started. Ashamed of letting his family down after all they've done for him, he plans to live a quiet life as a...

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Highland crown  by May McGoldrick

Highland crown

May McGoldrick

Book

"Inverness, 1820. Perched on the North Sea, this port town―by turns legendary and mythological―is a place where Highland rebels and English authorities clash in a mortal struggle for survival and dominance. Among the fray is a lovely young widow who ...

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Things that fall from the sky  by Selja Ahava

Things that fall from the sky

Selja Ahava

Book

"One quirk of fate can send life spiralling in the most unexpected direction... Three lives are changed forever by a series of random events: a young girl loses her mother when a block of ice falls from the sky; a woman wins the jackpot twice; and a man...

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Murder theory  by Andrew Mayne

Murder theory

Andrew Mayne

Book

"The desire to kill is becoming contagious in this riveting novel of conceivable mad science. Computational biologist and serial-killer hunter Dr. Theo Cray receives an off-the-record request from the FBI to investigate an inexplicable double homicide....

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The inn at Angel Island  by Thomas Kinkade

The inn at Angel Island

Thomas Kinkade

Book

"Liza Martin arrives on Angel Island to sell the inn she and her brother inherited from their aunt, so she can bolt back to her busy life in Boston. But back home awaits a broken marriage and an unstable career. The more time she spends on Angel Island,...

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Blackout  by Alex Segura

Blackout

Alex Segura

Book

"Startling new evidence in a cold case that's haunted Pete Fernandez drags the exiled PI back to his hometown of Miami. But as Pete and his partner Kathy Bentley delve deeper into the unsolved murder, they become entangled in Miami's obsession with a...

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The story prize

The story prize

Book

This anthology of short stories marks the fifteenth anniversary of The Story Prize and includes one story from each of the annual winning collections, beginning with Edwidge Danticat's The Dew Breaker and concluding with Elizabeth Strout's Anything I...

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Look how happy I'm making you  by Polly Rosenwaike

Look how happy I'm making you

Polly Rosenwaike

Book

The women in Polly Rosenwaike's Look How Happy I'm Making You want to be mothers, or aren't sure they want to be mothers, or - having recently given birth - are overwhelmed by what they've wrought. Sharp and unsettling, wry and moving in its depiction...

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Trouble on the books  by Essie Lang

Trouble on the books

Essie Lang

Book

"Shelby Cox never intended to become a bookseller, so when the former editor returns to her hometown of Alexandria Bay, nestled in upstate New York's breathtaking Thousand Islands region, to take over her aunt's bookstore, she has no idea what to expect....

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Murder in Tranquility Park  by J. D. Griffo

Murder in Tranquility Park

J. D. Griffo

Book

"Alberta Scaglione and her twentysomething granddaughter, Jinx, love to spend time--and solve crime--together . . . Ever since Alberta Scaglione inherited her spinster aunt's Cape Cod cottage, she's been enjoying the good life in Tranquility, New Jersey,...

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Blood for blood  by William W. Johnstone

Blood for blood

William W. Johnstone

Book

"When he is hired by Judge Ephraim Doolittle to stop a killer from exacting revenge on both judge and jury, John Henry Sixkiller goes undercover in an outlaw haven run by an amoral woman, but then his target comes gunning for him."--Provided by publi...

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Black Jesus and other superheroes  by Venita Blackburn

Black Jesus and other superheroes

Venita Blackburn

Book

"Winner of the Prairie Schooner Book Prize in Fiction, Black Jesus and Other Superheroes chronicles ordinary people achieving vivid extrasensory perception while under extreme pain. The stories tumble into a universe of the jaded and the hopeful, in which...

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Kill the dead  by Richard Kadrey

Kill the dead

Richard Kadrey

Book

"While acting as a bodyguard for Lucifer and wooing a former French porn star, half-human fallen angel Stark is bitten by one of the many zombies roaming the countryside. This causes his human side to die and turns him into an emotionless killing machine....

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Mark of the raven  by Morgan L. Busse

Mark of the raven

Morgan L. Busse

Book

"Lady Selene is the heir to the Great House of Ravenwood and the secret family gift of dreamwalking. As a dreamwalker, she can enter a person's dreams and manipulate their greatest fears or desires. For the last hundred years, the Ravenwood women have...

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A mind diseased  by Catherine Moloney

A mind diseased

Catherine Moloney

Book

"DI Gilbert Markham and DS Noakes are back, investigating a series of horrific murders connected with a local psychiatric facility in a case which comes uncomfortably close to home. When his team is tasked with solving the mystery of patients who have...

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Tokyo Ueno station  by Miri Yū

Tokyo Ueno station

Miri Yū

Book

"Born in Fukushima in 1933, the same year as the Emperor, Kazu's life is tied by a series of coincidences to Japan's Imperial family and to one particular spot in Tokyo; the park near Ueno Station - the same place his unquiet spirit now haunts in death....

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Cappuccino confessions  by author Anita Kumar (Calligrapher)

Cappuccino confessions

author Anita Kumar (Calligrapher)

Book

"Eventually, I realised, it wasn’t straight people who reduced homosexuals, men who curbed women, or the rich who oppressed the poor. It was the individual’s own character and lack of courage to be one with their truth that restricted them.” Two best...

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Convergence  by Ginny L. Yttrup

Convergence

Ginny L. Yttrup

Book

"Psychology professor Dr. Denilyn Rossi contends that the past is either a shadow that haunts us or a force that propels us. The choice is ours, she tells her students. What she doesn't tell them is that her own past is a shadow she can't seem to shake....

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Paper wife  by Laila Ibrahim

Paper wife

Laila Ibrahim

Book

"A heart-wrenching story about finding strength in a new world. Southern China, 1923. Desperate to secure her future, Mei Ling's parents arrange a marriage to a widower in California. To enter the country, she must pretend to be her husband's first w...

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The weekend gumboots  by Heather Ross

The weekend gumboots

Heather Ross

Book

"The farm owners, Targe and Kate, have their struggles with bad weather, poor finances, and Wendy to contend with. Now with the family farm facing an uncertain future, Targes sisters receive the opportunity to help. The three sistersAnna, Blue, and.....

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Bear no malice  by Clarissa Harwood

Bear no malice

Clarissa Harwood

Book

"Beaten and left for dead in the English countryside, clergyman and reformer Tom Cross is rescued and nursed back to health by Miranda and Simon Thorne, reclusive siblings who seem to have as many secrets as he does. Tom has spent years helping the d...

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America is in the heart  by Carlos Bulosan

America is in the heart

Carlos Bulosan

Book

"A 1946 Filipino American social classic about the United States in the 1930s from the perspective of a Filipino migrant laborer who endures racial violence and struggles with the paradox of the American dream. Poet, essayist, novelist, fiction writer...

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Never let go  by Elizabeth Goddard

Never let go

Elizabeth Goddard

Book

"Forensic genealogist Willow Anderson is on a quest for answers about a baby abducted from the hospital more than twenty years ago. The case may be cold, but things are about to heat up when someone makes an attempt on her life to keep her from discovering...

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Rogue killer  by Leigh Russell

Rogue killer

Leigh Russell

Book

"A man is killed in an apparently random attack, and suspicion falls on a gang of muggers. Only Detective Sergeant Geraldine Steel thinks this is the work of a more deliberate murderer. Two more victims are discovered, after further seemingly indiscr...

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Roman count down  by David P. Wagner

Roman count down

David P. Wagner

Book

"Rick Montoya, eager to experience more of his Italian mother's culture, heads to Rome to start his own translation business. He's armed with curiosity and an appetite for local food and wine. Rick's maternal uncle is a Roman cop with one eye to his ...

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Ungentlemanly warfare  by Howard Linskey

Ungentlemanly warfare

Howard Linskey

Book

"A soldier and a spy, an officer but not quite a gentleman... Captain Harry Walsh is SOE’s secret weapon.Loathed by his own commanding officer, haunted by the death of his closest friend and trapped in a loveless marriage, Harry Walsh is close to burn...

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Genevieve undead  by Jack Yeovil

Genevieve undead

Jack Yeovil

Book

"Dark and terrible secrets may be found lurking within the cities of the Old World and the savage wilderness that surrounds them. Genevieve Dieudonné, vampire heroine of Drachenfels, battles to outwit adversaries both magical and mundane, human and beast,...

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The crossing at Cypress Creek by Pam Hillman

The crossing at Cypress Creek

Pam Hillman

Book

"Sailing and soldiering around the world has taken Caleb O'Shea far from his native Ireland, so he never imagined that a promise to see a fellow crewman safely home would practically land him on his brother's doorstep. After spending years away from ...

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The temptation of Grace  by Kristin Vayden

The temptation of Grace

Kristin Vayden

Book

" An elite gentleman's club is no place for a London debutante. But what happens at Temptations stays at Temptations...or does it? Dogged by gossip and scandal, Ramsey Scott, Marquess of Sterling, is the last man who should stand guard over lovely Miss...

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Small days and nights  by Tishani Doshi

Small days and nights

Tishani Doshi

Book

Escaping her failing marriage, Grace has returned to Pondicherry to cremate her mother. Once there, she finds herself heir to an unexpected inheritance. First, there is the strange pink house, blue-shuttered, out on a spit of the wild beach, haunted by...

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City of flickering light  by Juliette Fay

City of flickering light

Juliette Fay

Book

"It's July 1921, "flickers" are all the rage, and Irene Van Beck has just declared her own independence by jumping off a moving train to escape her fate in a traveling burlesque show. When her friends, fellow dancer Millie Martin and comedian Henry Weiss,...

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Doublespeak  by Alisa Smith

Doublespeak

Alisa Smith

Book

Lieutenant Lena Stillman has been left, nearly alone, on her code-breaking mission in remote Alaska. World War II has been over for a month, but due to crimes committed a lifetime ago, Lena is still under the control of the powerful Miss Maggie. Shaken...

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Shadow Doctor  by Adrian Plass

Shadow Doctor

Adrian Plass

Book

Mysteries are there to be solved. Aren't they? Jack has been working with the Shadow Doctor for a little while now. He thinks he might just be getting to grips with the Doc's unusual approach to helping with people's deep problems. Then, visiting the...

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The time collector  by Gwendolyn Womack

The time collector

Gwendolyn Womack

Book

"Roan West was born with an extraordinary gift: every time he touches an object, he experiences its past. He is a master psychometrist, someone who can relive memories across centuries and glean history first-hand. So far, he's spent his life as a vo...

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Law and addiction  by Mike Papantonio

Law and addiction

Mike Papantonio

Book

"One week before Jake Rutledge is scheduled to graduate from law school, he receives the devastating news of the death of his fraternal twin, Blake. What makes this death even more terrible for Jake is that his brother died of a drug overdose. Until hearing...

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Triumphant  by Jack (Naval officer) Campbell

Triumphant

Jack (Naval officer) Campbell

Book

"A young fleet officer and a Marine must stand together to defend their neighbors and their colony in this return to the powerful and action-packed Genesis Fleet saga from New York Times bestselling author Jack Campbell. The recently colonized world ...

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Saving Meghan by Daniel Palmer

Saving Meghan

Daniel Palmer

Large Print

"Some would say Becky Gerard is a devoted mother and would do anything for her only child. Others, including her husband, Carl, claim she's obsessed and can't stop the vicious circle of finding a cure at her daughter's expense. Fifteen-year-old Meghan...

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Die, die birdie by J. R. Ripley

Die, die birdie

J. R. Ripley

Large Print

"For Amy Simms, hatching a birding shop in her hometown of Ruby Lake, North Carolina, hasn't exactly been a breeze. But could a deadly discovery clip her wings for good? It's just days before Amy plans to open Birds & Bees on the first floor of her c...

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Rooted in deceit by Wendy Tyson

Rooted in deceit

Wendy Tyson

Large Print

"It's summertime in Winsome. Washington Acres is abloom, Megan is preparing for the grand opening of their wood-fired pizza farm, and things with Megan's beau, handsome Dr. Finn, are getting as hot as the August temperatures. But when Megan's ne'er-d...

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Hooks can be deceiving by Betty Hechtman

Hooks can be deceiving

Betty Hechtman

Large Print

"Molly Pink's excitement level is off the hook: The Craftee Channel's new cable talk show "Creating with Crochet" has scheduled an upcoming taping at the bookstore. While she's there, TV host Rory Graham is to work with the Tarzana Hookers on a Make and...

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The lost traveller by Sheila Connolly

The lost traveller

Sheila Connolly

Large Print

"Boston expat Maura Donovan came to Ireland to honor her grandmother's last wish, but she never expected to stay in provincial County Cork - much less to inherit a house and a pub, Sullivan's, in the small village of Leap. After a yearlong struggle to...

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The curse of Misty Wayfair by Jaime Jo Wright

The curse of Misty Wayfair

Jaime Jo Wright

Large Print

"Left at an orphanage as a child, Thea Reed vowed to find her mother someday. Now grown, her search takes her to turn-of-the-century Pleasant Valley, Wisconsin. When the clues she finds lead her to a mental asylum, Thea uses her experience as a postm...

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American histories by John Edgar Wideman

American histories

John Edgar Wideman

Large Print

"In this singular collection, John Edgar Wideman, the acclaimed author of Writing to Save a Life, blends the personal, historical, and political to invent complex, charged stories about love, death, struggle, and what we owe each other. With characters...

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Ranger McIntyre by James C. Work

Ranger McIntyre

James C. Work

Large Print

"The body they found floating face-down in the river was wearing only underpants. If it's a fishing accident then is it a photography accident when a second corpse is discovered at a remote lake and is wearing nothing but her underwear? Ranger McIntyre's...

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The drowning by J. P. Smith

The drowning

J. P. Smith

Large Print

"Every seven years, a boy disappears from Camp Waukeelo. Who will be next? It doesn't take long for a little boy to disappear. Joey Proctor can't swim, but that doesn't stop camp counselor Alex Mason from leaving him out on a raft in the middle of the...

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Miles from where we started by Cynthia Ruchti

Miles from where we started

Cynthia Ruchti

Large Print

"Weeks away from their one-year anniversary, Mallory and Connor Duncan can't even agree on how to end their marriage. But when a last-minute crisis lands them on a three-thousand-mile road trip together, Mallory wonders if their story may not be over...

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The wrong highlander by Lynsay Sands

The wrong highlander

Lynsay Sands

Large Print

"After Lady Evina Maclean, desperate to help her ailing father, kidnaps the man she thinks is Rory Buchanan, a renowned healer, she discovers that he's actually his brother. Luckily, he's learned enough from his brother to heal Evina's father, but there...

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Lone rider by Lindsay McKenna

Lone rider

Lindsay McKenna

Large Print

"As a combat photographer in Afghanistan, Tara Dalton saw things she won’t ever forget, as much as she would like to. And two years after returning Stateside, she can’t fight her way past the PTSD that’s haunted her ever since. Desperate to make a change,...

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Hot rain by Kat Martin

Hot rain

Kat Martin

Large Print

"Allie Parker knows her best friend's death was no accident, and her quest to find the truth soon puts her in the wrong place -- at the worst possible time. An unwilling passenger on a boat carrying deadly cargo and dangerous men, her only ally is my...

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Meow mayhem by Lisa J. Lickel

Meow mayhem

Lisa J. Lickel

Large Print

"When Ivy Amanda McTeague Preston, along with her cat named Memnet, takes a mysterious message while the mayor is away on business, only her criminology professor mom and fellow cat owner Adam Thompson believe there's something rotten in Apple...

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Forever and forever by Josi S. Kilpack

Forever and forever

Josi S. Kilpack

Large Print

"It's 1836, and nineteen-year-old Fanny Appleton, a privileged daughter of a wealthy, upper-class Boston industrialist, is touring Europe with her family. Like many girls of her day, she enjoys the fine clothes, food, and company of the elite social ...

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A return of devotion by Kristi Ann Hunter

A return of devotion

Kristi Ann Hunter

Large Print

"Daphne Blakemoor was perfectly happy living in her own secluded world for twelve years. She had everything she needed--loved ones, a true home, and time to indulge her imagination. But when ownership of the estate where she works as a housekeeper passes...

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The mother-in-law by Sally Hepworth

The mother-in-law

Sally Hepworth

Large Print

"Someone once told me that you have two families in your life - the one you are born into and the one you choose. Yes, you may get to choose your partner, but you don't choose your mother-in-law. The cackling mercenaries of fate determine it all. From...

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The bookshop of the broken hearted by Robert Hillman

The bookshop of the broken hearted

Robert Hillman

Large Print

"Can one unlikely bookshop heal two broken souls? It is 1968 in rural Australia and lonely Tom Hope can't make heads or tails of Hannah Babel. Newly arrived from Hungary, Hannah is unlike anyone he's ever met - she's passionate, brilliant, and fierce...

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Ladies of intrigue by Michelle Griep

Ladies of intrigue

Michelle Griep

Large Print

"Michelle Griep pens the stories of three nineteenth-century ladies of intrigue who seek true love in the midst of secrets and seemingly impossible circumstances. The Gentleman Smuggler's Lady: Cornish Coast, 1815. When a prim and proper governess returns...

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The parting glass by Gina Marie Guadagnino

The parting glass

Gina Marie Guadagnino

Large Print

"By day, Mary Ballard is lady's maid to Charlotte Walden, wealthy and accomplished belle of New York City high society. Mary loves Charlotte with an obsessive passion that goes beyond a servant's devotion, but Charlotte would never trust Mary again if...

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Behold a fair woman by Francis Duncan

Behold a fair woman

Francis Duncan

Large Print

"Mordecai Tremaine's hobby of choice - crime detection - has left him in need of a holiday. A break away from that gruesome business of murder will be just the ticket, and the picturesque island of Moulin d'Or seems to be just the destination. Amid t...

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A desperate hope by Elizabeth Camden

A desperate hope

Elizabeth Camden

Large Print

"Eloise Drake's prim demeanour hides the turbulent past she's finally put behind her--or so she thinks. A mathematical genius, she's now a successful accountant for the largest engineering project in 1908 New York. But to her dismay, her new position...

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The lady travelers guide to deception with an unlikely Earl by Victoria Alexander

The lady travelers guide to deception with an unlikely Earl

Victoria Alexander

Large Print

"Harry Armstrong has spent years in Egypt, recovering relics and disregarding rules. Now he's back in England with a new title and a new purpose: penning his exploits. But his efforts are overshadowed by London's favorite writer about Egypt - a woman...

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Getting hot with the Scot  by Melonie Johnson

Getting hot with the Scot

Melonie Johnson

Book

"During her much-needed vacation, journalist Cassie Crow has a one-night stand with Scottish prankster Logan Reid, but the growing relationship that ensues is threatened by Cassie's return to Chicago to focus on her career."--Publisher.

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Emily eternal  by Mark Wheaton

Emily eternal

Mark Wheaton

Book

She's an artificial consciousness, designed in a lab to help humans process trauma, which is particularly helpful when the sun begins to die 5 billion years before scientists agreed it was supposed to. So, her beloved human race is screwed, and so is...

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Deliver me  by Karen Cole

Deliver me

Karen Cole

Book

"When Abby's doctor tells her she's two months pregnant she doesn't believe him. She can't be - she hasn't had sex for over a year. But to her astonishment and dismay, multiple tests confirm it's true. Desperately searching for an explanation, Abby recalls...

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After she left

After she left

Book

"When Irish artist Deirdre Wild emigrates from the remote Blasket Islands to Sydney's The Rocks in the 1930s, she makes an indelible mark on conservative society with her surrealist art and bohemian ways. Just after the Second World War, Deirdre leaves...

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A slice of magic  by A. G. Mayes

A slice of magic

A. G. Mayes

Book

"A plea she can't ignore, a town of secrets and a magical recipe for love - or disaster... Susanna Daniels has spent over twenty years wondering why her beloved Aunt Erma disappeared from her life. When Aunt Erma leaves a voicemail asking for help at...

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The faculty of dreams  by Sara Stridsberg

The faculty of dreams

Sara Stridsberg

Book

"In April 1988, Valerie Solanas - the writer, radical feminist and would-be assassin of Andy Warhol - was discovered dead in her hotel room, in a grimy corner of San Francisco. She was only 52; alone, penniless and surrounded by the typed pages of her...

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Tangled up in you  by Samantha Chase

Tangled up in you

Samantha Chase

Book

One fateful night Bobby Hannigan sustains a gunshot wound that could end his career as a police officer. If that's taken from him, he doesn't know what he'll do. The only ray of hope is Teagan Shaughnessy-a kindhearted single mom who understands his ...

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When to call a cowboy  by June Faver

When to call a cowboy

June Faver

Book

"Beau Garrett may look rough around the edges, but under that exterior beats a heart of gold--a heart that was broken when his high school sweetheart disappeared days before graduation. Years have passed, but Beau's never forgotten the fiery-haired girl...

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Second lives  by P. D. (Patricia D.) Cacek

Second lives

P. D. (Patricia D.) Cacek

Book

"When four patients spontaneously regain consciousness after being declared dead, their loved ones are ecstatic and words like "miracle" and "miraculous" begin to float around the hospital. But the jubilation is short lived when the patients neither ...

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The book woman of Troublesome Creek  by Kim Michele Richardson

The book woman of Troublesome Creek

Kim Michele Richardson

Book

"Cussy Mary Carter is the last of her kind, her skin the color of a blue damselfly in these dusty hills. But that doesn't mean she's got nothing to offer. As a member of the Pack Horse Library Project, Cussy delivers books to the hill folk of Trouble...

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Amnesty  by Lara Elena Donnelly

Amnesty

Lara Elena Donnelly

Book

"The revolution has come and gone, with Amberlough City striving to rebuild itself from the ashes. The Ospies have been ousted and the very face of the nation has been changed in the process. Now, a rising politician is determined to bring Amberlough...

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Fumbled  by Alexa Martin

Fumbled

Alexa Martin

Book

"A second chance doesn't guarantee a touchdown in this new contemporary romance.Single-mother Poppy Patterson moved across the country when she was sixteen and pregnant to find a new normal. After years of hard work, she's built a life she loves. It ...

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Mystery writers of America presents odd partners

Mystery writers of America presents odd partners

Book

"Throughout the annals of fiction, there have been many celebrated detective teams: Sherlock Holmes and John Watson. Nick and Nora Charles. Hercule Poirot and Arthur Hastings. Thomas and Charlotte Pitt. The latter were the creation of beloved mystery...

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All the lives we never lived by Anuradha Roy

All the lives we never lived

Anuradha Roy

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"In my childhood, I was known as the boy whose mother had run off with an Englishman. So begins the story of Myshkin and his mother Gayatri, its rebellious, alluring artist-heroine who is driven to abandon home and marriage and follow her primal instinct...

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That Churchill woman by Stephanie Barron

That Churchill woman

Stephanie Barron

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"The Paris Wife meets PBS's Victoria in this enthralling novel of the life and loves of one of history's most remarkable women: Winston Churchill's scandalous American mother, Jennie Jerome. Wealthy, privileged, and fiercely independent New Yorker Je...

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A woman of war  by Mandy Robotham

A woman of war

Mandy Robotham

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Germany, 1944. Taken from the camps to serve the Fuhrer himself, Anke Hoff is assigned as midwife to one of Hitler's inner circle. If she refuses, her family will die. Torn between her duty as a caregiver and her hatred for the Nazi regime, Anke is swept...

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Kossuth Square  by Adam LeBor

Kossuth Square

Adam LeBor

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"When Gypsy cop Balthazar Kovacs is called out at dawn to his brother Gaspar’s brothel, he know it can only be bad news. A customer has died in the VIP room. Worse still, he’s an Arab diplomat, connected to a massive investment programme from the Gulf...

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The friends of Harry Perkins  by Chris Mullin

The friends of Harry Perkins

Chris Mullin

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"'Brexit Britain was a gloomy place. True, the Armageddon that some had prophesied had not occurred, but neither had economic miracle promised by the Brexiteers. Instead there had been a long, slow decline into insularity and irrelevance. The value of...

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Nest of the monarch  by Kay Kenyon

Nest of the monarch

Kay Kenyon

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"In her most dangerous mission yet, Kim Tavistock goes undercover as the wife of a British diplomat into the heart of Nazi Germany, where she learns an explosive secret that could change the tides of the war if she doesn't risk her life to stop it"--

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Throw me to the wolves  by Patrick McGuinness

Throw me to the wolves

Patrick McGuinness

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"A shocking story of voyeurism, betrayal, and the gray areas between truth and fiction that reflects our era of tabloid media and fake news. In the aftermath of Brexit, the body of a young woman is found by the river Thames, and the tabloids are afla...

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Walking on the ceiling  by Aysegül Savas

Walking on the ceiling

Aysegül Savas

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"After her mother's death, Nunu moves from Istanbul to a small apartment in Paris. One day outside of a bookstore, she meets M., an older British writer whose novels about Istanbul Nunu has always admired. They find themselves walking the streets of Paris...

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Dark sacred night by Michael Connelly

Dark sacred night

Michael Connelly

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"Detective Renee Ballard is working the graveyard shift again, and returns to Hollywood Station in the early hours only to find that an older man has snuck in and is rifling through old file cabinets. The intruder is none other than legendary LAPD de...

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The reckoning by John Grisham

The reckoning

John Grisham

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"Pete Banning was Clanton's favorite son, a returning war hero, the patriarch of a prominent family, a farmer, father, neighbor, and a faithful member of the Methodist church. Then one cool October morning in 1946. he rose early, drove into town, walked...

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Nettie's secret  by Dilly Court

Nettie's secret

Dilly Court

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"Seven Dials, London, 1875. Thanks to her hapless father, Nettie Carroll has had to grow up quickly. While Nettie is sewing night and day to keep food on the talbe, her gullible father has trusted the wrong man, again. Left with virtually nothing but...

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The scorpion's strike  by Anthony Riches

The scorpion's strike

Anthony Riches

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"Set in the second century AD, The Scorpion's Strike continues the story of Marcus Aquila's fight for justice for a family ripped asunder by imperial assassins. Still seeking revenge, Marcus finds himself thrown back into the heart of the chaos that is...

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