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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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Secret warps by Al Ewing

Secret warps

Al Ewing

Book

"The heroes of the Infinity Warps return! When villains Madame Hel, Red Dormammu and Stane Odinson work together to cause a rift between Iron Hammer and Soldier Supreme, it leads to a crisis across space-time that brings together Weapon Hex, Ghost Pa...

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Empowered. Volume 11 by Adam Warren

Empowered. Volume 11

Adam Warren

Book

"Costumed crimefighter Empowered finds herself the desperate prey of a maniacal supervillain whose godlike powers have turned an entire city of suprahumans against her. Not good! Outnumbered and under siege, aided only by a hero's ghost, can Emp survive...

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Gramercy Park by Timothée de Fombelle

Gramercy Park

Timothée de Fombelle

Book

"What could possibly connect two solitary beings--a former Opera de Paris dancer and an elusive man whom everyone fears? New York, 1954. On the roof of an apartment building, a young woman patiently tends to her beehives and seems to be longing for someone...

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Hinamatsuri. 4 by Masao Ohtake

Hinamatsuri. 4

Masao Ohtake

Book

"It has been some time since Hina first used her immense powers to threaten Nitta and claim a spot in his home - settling into her new life in modern Japan and spending most of her time lazing about. But now, something seems to have changed. First, Hina...

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Hinamatsuri. 5 by Masao Ohtake

Hinamatsuri. 5

Masao Ohtake

Book

"She cries. She smiles. She's the other psychokinetic girl we've come to know! Anzu continues to enjoy an impoverished, yet delightful, life with her homeless compatriots. But when the park they all call home is slated for removal, the other residents...

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Walking distance by Lizzy Stewart

Walking distance

Lizzy Stewart

Book

"Walking through the streets of London Lizzy meditates on her growth and development as she navigates the city. She also considers the pressures that women face in the modern world, from general societal expectations to the struggle just to walk down...

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Age of X-Man. The amazing Nightcrawler by Seanan McGuire

Age of X-Man. The amazing Nightcrawler

Seanan McGuire

Book

"Kurt Wagner is the star of the Age of X-Man! From the Munich circus to Hollywood Boulevard, everyone loves Nightcrawler - the biggest celebrity/super hero since Dwayne Johnson! And juggling Kurt's responsibilities as one of the X-Men and his slate of...

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Fire punch. 8 by Tatsuki Fujimoto

Fire punch. 8

Tatsuki Fujimoto

Book

"FINAL VOLUME! Agni's body is once again engulfed in flames, and he burns everyone and everything in his path on his way to Judah. Sun's blind belief explodes into fury as his savior Agni becomes the villain! Will an inferno of revenge or a redeeming...

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Golden kamuy. Volume 12 by Satoru Noda

Golden kamuy. Volume 12

Satoru Noda

Book

"In the early twentieth century, Russo-Japanese War veteran Saichi Sugimoto searches the wilderness of Hokkaido for a hoard of hidden gold. With only a cryptic map and a native Ainu girl to help him, Saichi must also deal with every murderous cutthroat,...

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The ideal sponger life. Volume 3 by Tsunehiko Watanabe

The ideal sponger life. Volume 3

Tsunehiko Watanabe

Book

"When he chose to leave Earth and marry Queen Aura, Zenjiro learned that his blood carried an otherworldly ancestry… but it turns out his family tree had more secrets than anyone imagined. The children he and Aura hope to have together could upend the...

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Hinamatsuri. 3 by Masao Ohtake

Hinamatsuri. 3

Masao Ohtake

Book

"The Doll Festival, or Hinamatsuri, is a celebration held in hopes that young girls grow up healthy and happy. Fortunately, as the bizarre world of Hinamatsuri continues to unfold, our beloved characters are all doing just that: audacious-little-psyc...

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Hinamatsuri. 2 by Masao Ohtake

Hinamatsuri. 2

Masao Ohtake

Book

"Nitta, our young and upcoming yazuka, has finally begun to grow accustomed to living with--and often being pushed around by--Hina, the little girl with psychokinetic powers who (practically) takes over his life. But then another psychokinetic girl s...

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MIND MGMT. Volume six, The immortals by Matt Kindt

MIND MGMT. Volume six, The immortals

Matt Kindt

Book

"The loss of every friend, every lover, every memory, it's all led to this--the ultimate showdown! Meru gathers her allies against the Eraser's new MIND MGMT regime, but the final fight can't be won with blades, bullets, or bombs--this is a battle of...

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The chimera brigade. Volume 2 by Serge Lehman

The chimera brigade. Volume 2

Serge Lehman

Book

"The rise of the Chimeras... From the chemical horrors of the First World War rise the superhumans destined to fight the second... While science and politics do battle for the soul of the continent, super-powered stormtroopers seize control across th...

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Tell me everything  by Amy Hatvany

Tell me everything

Amy Hatvany

Book

"A happily married couple. A dance with a stranger at a bar. One night—one seemingly insignificant choice—can change everything. Jessica and Jake Snyder love each other, and their life together. Successful in their chosen careers, they reside in the....

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Found drowned  by Laurie Glenn Norris

Found drowned

Laurie Glenn Norris

Book

"Based on a true unsolved crime from 1877, Laurie Glenn Norris's debut novel tells the story of two small towns linked by the disappearance of a teenage girl. Mary Harney is a dreamy teenager in Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, whose ambitions are stifled...

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Firewall  by Eugenia Lovett West

Firewall

Eugenia Lovett West

Book

"Former opera singer Emma Streat has survived the murder of her husband and the destruction of her beautiful old house. Now a full-time single mother, she struggles to move forward and make a home for her two sons. Because of her detection skills, she...

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When silence sings  by Sarah Loudin Thomas

When silence sings

Sarah Loudin Thomas

Book

"Colman Harpe works for the C&O in the Appalachian rail town of Thurmond, West Virginia, but he'd rather be a preacher and lead his own congregation. When a member of the rival McLean clan guns down his cousin and the clan matriarch, Serepta McLean, taunts...

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Chasing echoes by Dan Goldman

Chasing echoes

Dan Goldman

Book

"Malka, the black sheep of her family, finds out that her quirky and estranged relatives have made elaborate plans to leave the States and reunite in Poland to finally investigate their Jewish roots...and she wasn't invited. After managing to guilt her...

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Cosmoknights. Book one by Hannah Templer

Cosmoknights. Book one

Hannah Templer

Book

"For this ragtag band of space gays, liberation means beating the patriarchy at its own game. Pan's life used to be very small. Work in her dad's body shop, sneak out with her friend Tara to go dancing, and watch the skies for freighter ships. It didn't...

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Grand blue dreaming. 8 by Kenji (Comic book writer) Inoue

Grand blue dreaming. 8

Kenji (Comic book writer) Inoue

Book

"Summer break is right around the corner, but first, the college club must overcome the frenzy of lectures, reports, and labs. School is a place of study, after all. But if you thought the teachers at Izu U would be normal, then you've got another th...

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Devil dancers  by Robert E. Waters

Devil dancers

Robert E. Waters

Book

"'I Am the Lightning Flashing and Streaking!' Beneath the stars or flying up among them, the Ga'an dance a deadly dance. Apache Devil Dancers take to the skies to defeat the ruthless Gulo, an alien race bent on the destruction of humanity. Led by Cap...

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The whispering land by Gerald Durrell

The whispering land

Gerald Durrell

Audio CD

"'When you have a large collection of animals to transport from one end of the world to the other you cannot, as a lot of people seem to think, just hoist them aboard the nearest ship and set off with a gay wave of your hand'. Gerald Durrell and his wife...

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The aye-aye and I by Gerald Durrell

The aye-aye and I

Gerald Durrell

Audio CD

"Once thought to be extinct, the Aye-aye, one of the world's strangest creatures is now found only in small colonies in the forests of Madagascar. Gerald Durrell's task was to capture some Aye-aye for breeding at his famous Jersey Wildlife Preservation...

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Beasts in my belfry by Gerald Durrell

Beasts in my belfry

Gerald Durrell

Audio CD

"Over a year at Whipsnade Zoo we encounter a typically absurd cast - including Albert the lion, who's a dab hand at ventriloquism, and Teddy the brown bear, with whom the young Durrell sings duets. This is a charming account of Gerald Durrell's first...

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A zoo in my luggage by Gerald Durrell

A zoo in my luggage

Gerald Durrell

Audio CD

"A Zoo in My Luggage is Gerald Durrell's account of his attempt to set up his own zoo, after years spent gathering animals for other zoos. Journeying to Cameroon, he and his wife collected numerous mammals, birds and reptiles, including Cholmondely t...

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Ash  by James Rayburn

Ash

James Rayburn

Book

"Agents of the state murdered his wife and took his son. Now they're coming for Danny Ash. Framed as a terrorist, the mild-mannered stay-at-home dad, desperate to find his child, has to evade both law enforcement and killers in the pay of shadowy vul...

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Raven Lane  by Amber Cowie

Raven Lane

Amber Cowie

Book

"Esme and Benedict Werner have an idyllic life in a tight-knit community until an accident in their cul-de-sac ends in the tragic sudden death of one of their dearest neighbors. After vindicating eyewitness accounts morph into contradictory memories,...

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Seven nights  by Simon Strauss

Seven nights

Simon Strauss

Book

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Revelation  by Bobi Gentry Goodwin

Revelation

Bobi Gentry Goodwin

Book

"Angela Lovelace is well trained social worker: she has been working for Child Protective Services in San Francisco for nearly five years and has never had a sleepless night. But after she finds her father's picture at the apartment of a boy whose ad...

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The dreamed part  by Rodrigo Fresán

The dreamed part

Rodrigo Fresán

Book

"Following his failure to break into the Hadron Collider and merge with the so-called 'God particle', The Writer from The Invented Part can no longer write or sleep. Instead, he lies awake, imagining and reimagining key moments of his life, spinning out...

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The Arab of the future. 4  by Riad Sattouf

The Arab of the future. 4

Riad Sattouf

Book

"In the fourth volume of The Arab of the Future, little Riad has grown into a teenager. In the previous books, his childhood was complicated by the pull of his two cultures -- French and Syrian -- and his parents' deteriorating relationship. Now his ...

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Council of fire  by Eric Flint

Council of fire

Eric Flint

Book

"The passage of Halley's Comet in 1759 is catastrophic. The comet appears to strike the Earth, sundering the New World from the Old. A chain of mountains rises in the Mid-Atlantic. No ship from the Old World arrives in America. No ship from the New World...

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From hell to breakfast  by Meghan Tifft

From hell to breakfast

Meghan Tifft

Book

"Lucinda's boyfriend Dracula claims to be the Dracula--he sleeps in a coffin, hunts pigeons for blood, and only goes out at night. But is he really? Unsettlingly, there has been a spate of recent disappearances and Dracula may be connected. Lucinda d...

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A pursuit of home  by Kristi Ann Hunter

A pursuit of home

Kristi Ann Hunter

Book

"In early 1800s England, Jess Beauchene has spent most of her life in hiding and always on the move in an effort to leave her past far behind her. But when she learns the family she thought had died just might be alive and in danger, she knows her secrets...

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Protecting Tanner Hollow  by Lynette Eason

Protecting Tanner Hollow

Lynette Eason

Book

"Lethal Homecoming: Nolan Tanner never got over Kallie Ainsworth's sudden, unexplained departure. Now when he comes to her rescue after an attempt on her life, all the old feelings come rushing back."--Provided by publisher.

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The stranger inside by Lisa Unger

The stranger inside

Lisa Unger

Large Print

"Twelve-year-old Rain Winter narrowly escaped an abduction while walking to a friend's house. Her two best friends, Tess and Hank, were not as lucky. Tess never came home, and Hank was held in captivity before managing to escape. Their abductor was sent...

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A family of strangers by Emilie Richards

A family of strangers

Emilie Richards

Large Print

"All her life, Ryan Gracey watched her perfect older sister from afar. Knowing she could never top Wendy's achievements, she didn't even try. Instead Ryan forged her own path while her family barely seemed to notice. Now Wendy shares two little girls...

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Wherever she goes by Kelley Armstrong

Wherever she goes

Kelley Armstrong

Large Print

"Few crimes are reported as quickly as a snatched kid ... That’s what the officer tells single mother Aubrey Finch after she reports a kidnapping. So why hasn’t anyone reported the little boy missing? Aubrey knows what she saw: a boy being taken against...

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What Rose forgot by Nevada Barr

What Rose forgot

Nevada Barr

Large Print

"Rose Dennis wakes up in a hospital gown, her brain in a fog, only to discover that she's been committed to an Alzheimer's Unit in a nursing home. With no memory of how she ended up in this position, Rose is sure that something is very wrong. When sh...

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Nothing ventured by Jeffrey Archer

Nothing ventured

Jeffrey Archer

Large Print

"William Warwick has always wanted to be a detective, and decides, much to his father's dismay, that rather than become a lawyer like his father, Sir Julian Warwick QC, and his sister Grace, he will join London's Metropolitan Police Force. After grad...

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The rule of law by John T. Lescroart

The rule of law

John T. Lescroart

Large Print

"Dismas Hardy knows something is amiss with his trusted secretary, Phyllis. Her out-of-character behavior and sudden disappearances concern Hardy, especially when he learns that her convict brother - a man who had served twenty-five years in prison for...

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Nine perfect strangers by Liane Moriarty

Nine perfect strangers

Liane Moriarty

Large Print

"The ten-day retreat at boutique health-and-wellness resort Tranquillum House promises healing and transformation. Nine stressed city dwellers are keen to drop their literal and mental baggage and absorb the blissful meditative ambience while enjoying...

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A Christmas haven by Cindy Woodsmall

A Christmas haven

Cindy Woodsmall

Large Print

"Old Order Amish Ivy Zook is wrestling with her need to shed her community's ways so she can grow the business of her dreams: planning parties. As long as she's stuck living without modernization, she can barely get her business on its feet. But if she...

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Black and blue by David Rosenfelt

Black and blue

David Rosenfelt

Large Print

"Doug Brock hasn't had it easy since his getting shot in the line of duty as a New Jersey state police officer. Between the amnesia and having to solve two murder cases, it hasn't been the most restful recovery. Now, the cold case department is check...

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Fatal inheritance by Rachel Rhys

Fatal inheritance

Rachel Rhys

Large Print

"London, 1948: Eve Forrester is trapped in a loveless marriage, in a gloomy house, in a grey suburb. Out of the blue, she receives a solicitor's letter. A wealthy stranger has left her a mystery inheritance, but in order to find out more, she must travel...

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Death in focus by Anne Perry

Death in focus

Anne Perry

Large Print

"It is 1933 and Europe is a place of increasing fear and violence. Young British photographer Elena Standish is on assignment in Amalfi when she meets Ian Newton, a charming Englishman with whom she falls in love. But what does she really know about ...

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The ghost clause by Howard A. Norman

The ghost clause

Howard A. Norman

Large Print

"Simon Inescort is no longer bodily present in his marriage. It's been several months since he keeled over the rail of a Nova Scotia-bound ferry, a massive heart attack to blame. Simon's widow, Lorca Pell, has sold their farmhouse to newlyweds Zachary...

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The deception by Kat Martin

The deception

Kat Martin

Large Print

"When missing turns to murdered, one woman's search for answers will take her to a place she never wanted to go. After searching for her sister for two years, Kate Gallagher is devastated when she's called to the morgue to identify Chrissy's body, the...

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Natalie Tan's book of luck and fortune by Roselle Lim

Natalie Tan's book of luck and fortune

Roselle Lim

Large Print

"At the news of her mother's death, Natalie Tan returns home. The two women hadn't spoken since Natalie left in anger seven years ago, when her mother refused to support her chosen career as a chef. Natalie is shocked to discover the vibrant neighborhood...

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The institute by Stephen King

The institute

Stephen King

Large Print

"Deep in the woods of Maine, there is a dark state facility where kids, abducted from across the United States, are incarcerated. In the Institute they are subjected to a series of tests and procedures meant to combine their exceptional gifts - telep...

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Deception Cove by Owen Laukkanen

Deception Cove

Owen Laukkanen

Large Print

"Jess Winslow reenters civilian life a new widow, with little more to her name than a falling-down house, a medical discharge for PTSD, and a loyal dog named Lucy, who helps her cope with the devastating memories of her time in Afghanistan. After fifteen...

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Love at last

Love at last

Large Print

"Three acclaimed Christian historical fiction authors' romantic and intriguing stories will delight inspirational-fiction readers. Romance and history across the years make this collection a perfect fit for fans of timeless love stories. Hunter's 'A Search...

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Mountains of grace by Kelly Irvin

Mountains of grace

Kelly Irvin

Large Print

"In the first of a new series set in the Amish communities of Montana, bestselling author Kelly Irvin explores what the Amish do in the aftermath of natural disaster. Schoolteacher Mercy Yoder loves her life in the beautiful West Kootenai region of M...

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A glitter of gold by Liz Johnson

A glitter of gold

Liz Johnson

Large Print

"When pirate wreck tour guide Anne Norris finds evidence of an undiscovered shipwreck, she seeks the help of museum director Carter Hale to uncover the truth and treasure that could save her business. But can she trust him with her secrets and her he...

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State of the union by Nick Hornby

State of the union

Nick Hornby

Large Print

"Married for years, Tom and Louise thought they had a stable home life - until a recent incident pushed them to the brink. Going to therapy seemed like the perfect solution. But over drinks before their appointment, they begin to wonder: what if you take...

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The stalking by Heather Graham

The stalking

Heather Graham

Large Print

"With the execution of a serial killer known as the Artiste, Cheyenne Donegal thinks a grim part of her past is finally put to rest. Her cousin had been the twisted killer's final victim, and then-teenage Cheyenne was integral in bringing him to justice....

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Honestly, we meant well by Grant Ginder

Honestly, we meant well

Grant Ginder

Large Print

"Sue Ellen Wright has what she thinks is a close-to-perfect life: terrific career as a Classics professor, a loving husband, and a son who is just about to safely leave the nest. But then disaster strikes. Her husband is cheating, and their son has made...

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Always look twice by Elizabeth Goddard

Always look twice

Elizabeth Goddard

Large Print

"At the advice of her therapist, homicide survivor Harper Reynolds has traded her job as a crime scene photographer for a more peaceful life taking photographs of the natural world. But her hopes for a life surrounded by the serenity of the outdoors are...

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Stitches in time by Suzanne Woods Fisher

Stitches in time

Suzanne Woods Fisher

Large Print

"New to Stoney Ridge, schoolteacher Mollie has come to town for a fresh start. When Luke Schrock, new to his role as deacon, asks the church to take in foster girls from a group home, she's the first to raise her hand. The power of love, she believes,...

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The floating Feldmans by Elyssa Friedland

The floating Feldmans

Elyssa Friedland

Large Print

"Sink or swim. Or at least that's what Annette Feldman tells herself when she books a cruise for her entire family. It's been over a decade since the Feldman clan has spent more than twenty-four hours under the same roof, but Annette is determined to...

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Quantum by Patricia Daniels Cornwell

Quantum

Patricia Daniels Cornwell

Large Print

"On the eve of a top secret space mission, Captain Calli Chase detects a tripped alarm in the tunnels deep below a NASA research center. A NASA pilot, quantum physicist, and cybercrime investigator, Calli knows that a looming blizzard and government ...

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Met her match by Jude Deveraux

Met her match

Jude Deveraux

Large Print

"In small towns, no one lets the facts get in the way of juicy gossip. Terri Rayburn is a girl with a reputation. She doesn't deserve it, but having grown up on the outskirts of Summer Hill, Virginia, she knows how small towns work. The only way to deal...

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Stay and fight by Madeline ffitch

Stay and fight

Madeline ffitch

Large Print

"Helen arrives in Appalachian Ohio full of love and eager to carry out her boyfriend’s ideas for living off the land. Too soon, with winter coming, her boyfriend calls it quits. Helped by Rudy, her government-questioning, wisdom-spouting,...

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Strands of truth by Colleen Coble

Strands of truth

Colleen Coble

Large Print

"Harper Taylor is used to being alone. Her mother passed away in a car accident when she was an infant, she never knew who her father was, and now even the widowed grandmother who raised her is gone. She's done just fine investing her marine biology degree...

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Aiming for love by Mary Connealy

Aiming for love

Mary Connealy

Large Print

"Josephine Nordegren is one of three sisters who grew up nearly wild in southwestern Colorado. She has the archery skills of Robin Hood and the curiosity of the Little Mermaid, fascinated by but locked away from the forbidden outside world--a world she's...

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The long call by Ann Cleeves

The long call

Ann Cleeves

Large Print

"In North Devon, where the rivers Taw and Torridge converge and run into the sea, Detective Matthew Venn stands outside the church as his father's funeral takes place. The day Matthew turned his back on the strict evangelical community in which he grew...

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Christmas in Winter Hill by Melody Carlson

Christmas in Winter Hill

Melody Carlson

Large Print

"After a rough childhood in multiple foster homes, Krista Galloway is not a fan of Christmas. When she accepts a job as a city manager in the mountain town of Winter Hill, Washington, Christmas is part of the deal: the small town is famous for its...

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Whisper network by Chandler Baker

Whisper network

Chandler Baker

Large Print

"Sloane, Ardie, Grace, and Rosalita have worked at Truviv, Inc. for years. The sudden death of Truviv's CEO means their boss, Ames, will likely take over the entire company. Each of the women has a different relationship with Ames, who has always bee...

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JoJo's bizarre adventure. Part 4, Diamond is unbreakable. by Hirohiko Araki

JoJo's bizarre adventure. Part 4, Diamond is unbreakable.

Hirohiko Araki

Book

"Let’s go eat some Italian food! Josuke and the gang find themselves in hot water in a brand-new Italian restaurant thanks to its overly aggressive chef. Is he an enemy Stand user or just a foodie gone off the deep end? Plus, Josuke discovers that someone...

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The wild storm. Volume 4 by Warren Ellis

The wild storm. Volume 4

Warren Ellis

Book

"Jenny Mei Sparks has been around for over a century. She's seen a lot of things. Enough bad stuff that she took twenty years off to get drunk. And now she's back, and she has a plan. The problem is that other people have ideas too, and one of them is...

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Horde by Marguerite Bennett

Horde

Marguerite Bennett

Book

"After the death of her father, Ruby Ando tries to reconnect with her estranged and isolated mother, whose hoarder house is a nightmare labyrinth of secrets and dangers. All the love Ruby was never shown, she sees her mother lavish on her treasures a...

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36 righteous men  by Steven Pressfield

36 righteous men

Steven Pressfield

Book

"New York homicide detectives pursue a serial killer in this apocalyptic thriller. When detectives James Manning and Covina 'Dewey' Duwai are called in to investigate a series of bizarre murders, they make a shocking discovery: the legend of the hidd...

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The body on the train  by Frances Brody

The body on the train

Frances Brody

Book

"London, 1929. In the darkness before dawn, a London railway porter discovers a man's body as he unloads a special goods train from Yorkshire, all means of identification stripped away. Hitting a dead end, Scotland Yard call on indomitable sleuth Kat...

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Final option   by Clive Cussler

Final option

Clive Cussler

Book

"When the CIA realizes the identities of three American spies in Brazil have been compromised, they turn to Juan Cabrillo and the crew of the Oregon to rescue the agents. What seems a routine operation turns out to be a trap designed by Juan Cabrillo...

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Someone to remember  by Mary Balogh

Someone to remember

Mary Balogh

Book

"Matilda Westcott has spent her life tending to the needs of her mother, the Dowager Countess of Riverdale, never questioning the life of solitude she has spun for herself. To Matilda, who considers herself the aging spinster daughter, marriage is...

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Sworn to protect  by Shirlee McCoy

Sworn to protect

Shirlee McCoy

Book

"Her husband’s murderer has his sights set on Katie Jameson. With the killer on the loose again, she’ll have to trust K-9 officer Tony Knight to protect her and her baby from the stalker who will stop at nothing to get his way. It will take all of Tony’s...

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City of scoundrels  by Victoria (Victoria E.) Thompson

City of scoundrels

Victoria (Victoria E.) Thompson

Book

"Elizabeth Miles finds herself in a position no con can help her escape. Her beloved fiancé, Gideon Bates, is awaiting his turn in the draft to fight in the Great War. Elizabeth is finding it hard to think of anything else, but Gideon has thrown himself...

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Neon empire  by Drew Minh

Neon empire

Drew Minh

Book

"In a state-of-the-art city where social media drives every aspect of the economy, a has-been Hollywood director and an investigative journalist race to uncover the relationship between a rising tide of violence and corporate corruption. Bold, colorful,...

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The chocolate shark shenanigans  by JoAnna Carl

The chocolate shark shenanigans

JoAnna Carl

Book

"When a house near Lee and Joe's home goes up for sale, the couple teams up with Lee's aunt and uncle, Nettie and Hogan, to buy it, remodel it, and resell it for a sweet profit. But after the owners of the house, the Baileys, accept their offer, a lo...

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Smoke screen  by Terri Blackstock

Smoke screen

Terri Blackstock

Book

"Nate Beckett has spent his life fighting wildfires instead of the lies and rumors that drove him from his Colorado home town. His mother begs him to come to Carlisle now that his father has been released from prison, but it isn't until he's sidelined...

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Friends don't lie  by Cath Weeks

Friends don't lie

Cath Weeks

Book

"How far will the ties that bind us stretch, before they finally break? Everyone knows Melissa Silk and her two best friends in their small Dorset town: a walking poster for friendship and community, people might hate them if they weren't so infectio...

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A Christmas gathering  by Anne Perry

A Christmas gathering

Anne Perry

Book

"As beautiful as it may be, their friends' country home is not where Lady Vespasia wishes to spend Christmas with her new husband, Victor Narraway. She'd rather pass a relaxing holiday at home with him--especially because Victor, former head of the L...

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The old success  by Martha Grimes

The old success

Martha Grimes

Book

"When the body of a French woman washes up on a wild inlet off the Cornish coast, Brian Macalvie, divisional commander with the Devon-Cornwall police is called in. Who could have killed this beautiful tourist, the only visible footprints nearby belonging...

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Kiss the girls and make them cry  by Mary Higgins Clark

Kiss the girls and make them cry

Mary Higgins Clark

Book

"When investigative journalist Gina Kane receives an email from a 'CRyan' describing her 'terrible experience' while working at REL, a high-profile television news network, including the comment 'and I'm not the only one', Gina knows she has to pursue...

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The cheater's game  by C. J. Archer

The cheater's game

C. J. Archer

Book

"The arrival of Buffalo Bill's Wild West show in London brings trouble. When the sharpshooter who beats Willie at poker is murdered, Matt and India investigate. Willie is convinced the victim cheated, but no one knows how until India discovers his secret...

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Lamentation  by Ken Scholes

Lamentation

Ken Scholes

Book

"As an ancient weapon destroys the city of Windwir, a young apprentice watches from a nearby hilltop, mourning the death of the city and his father. When Rudolfo, Lord of the Nine Forest Houses, realizes what has happened, he knows for certain that the...

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A case of some delicacy  by K. C. Kahler

A case of some delicacy

K. C. Kahler

Book

"A secret alliance grows from an unwelcomed olive branch... When rumours of Jane Bennet's impending betrothal to Mr. Collins begin spreading at the Meryton Assembly, Elizabeth Bennet vows to save her dearest sister's happiness from being sacrificed i...

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A fatal journey  by Blythe Baker

A fatal journey

Blythe Baker

Book

"When Rose Beckingham’s pursuit of an international spy leads to the uncovering of an assassination plot, she’ll have to race against time to prevent a crime before it occurs. The dangerous investigation will threaten her relationship with Achilles P...

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Twelve days  by Mark Dawson

Twelve days

Mark Dawson

Book

"John Milton hasn't seen Elijah Warriner for three years. The last time they met, Milton's efforts to to keep the boy safe didn't go exactly to plan. Now Elijah is a promising boxer, preparing for the bout that will take him to the big time. Milton d...

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Cold country  by Russell Rowland

Cold country

Russell Rowland

Book

"Montana, 1968: The small town of Paradise Valley is ripped open when popular rancher and notorious bachelor Tom Butcher is found murdered one morning, beaten to death by a baseball bat. Suspicion among the tight-knit community immediately falls on t...

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Passport to death  by Ygal Tzur

Passport to death

Ygal Tzur

Book

"Dotan Naor, an Israeli private investigator, ousted from Shin Bet--Israel's internal security service--goes to Thailand to find Sigal Bardon, a beautiful young girl from a wealthy Israeli family. Sigal has disappeared in Bangkok--completely. Dotan h...

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How beautiful they were  by Boston Teran

How beautiful they were

Boston Teran

Book

"[T]he 1850s. The New York theatre of that era was the Hollywood of its day, with all its trademark insanities. It was everything that was America. Its beauty and excitement, its rise and fall of personalities, its joys and desperations, selfish corr...

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Reckless in red  by Rachael Miles

Reckless in red

Rachael Miles

Book

"Lena Frost is a force to be reckoned with. A woman who has made her way in society without family or fortune, she's about to realize her first big success as an artist... Until her business partner makes off with her money, leaving her with little more...

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Murder can mess up your masterpiece  by Rose Pressey

Murder can mess up your masterpiece

Rose Pressey

Book

"Artist Celeste Cabot welcomes the chance to show her paintings at a craft fair in her hometown of Gatlinburg, Tennessee, where she and her Chihuahua, Van Gogh, can park her vintage Shasta trailer and sell her creations, too. Unfortunately, her sales...

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Dread of winter  by Susan Alice Bickford

Dread of winter

Susan Alice Bickford

Book

"The remote town of Oriska, New York, hasn't been home for Sydney Lucerno for thirteen years. She's escaped the creeping addictions and long-simmering anger that are as much a part of the landscape as the bitter cold. But when she gets the call that her...

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Massacre at Crow Creek crossing  by Charles West

Massacre at Crow Creek crossing

Charles West

Book

"Cole Bonner will never forget what happened to his family at Crow Creek Crossing. His wife, her parents, and their three young children—brutally slaughtered by outlaws. The horror of the massacre drove him into the wilderness. Drove him nearly mad. And...

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Those who came before  by J.H Moncrieff

Those who came before

J.H Moncrieff

Book

"Three friends are brutally murdered while on a camping trip. Investigating officer Greyeyes doesn't believe the sole survivor's story of a disembodied voice and a blacked tree that shocked him when he touched. Until Greyeyes hears the voice herself and...

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Coached to death  by Victoria Laurie

Coached to death

Victoria Laurie

Book

"Cat Cooper never imagined selling off her in-demand marketing firm would mean going from the pinnacle of success to a walking hot mess. Gouged from an unexpected divorce, Cat suddenly finds herself struggling through a new career as a business-savvy...

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The girl with no face  by M. H. Boroson

The girl with no face

M. H. Boroson

Book

"It's the end of the Nineteenth Century. San Francisco's cobblestone streets are haunted, but Chinatown has an unlikely protector in a young Daoist priestess named Li-lin. Using only her martial arts training, spiritual magic, a sword made from peachwood,...

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