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The Cornwalls are gone by James Patterson

The Cornwalls are gone

James Patterson

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In her career as an Army intelligence officer, Amy Cornwall has seen haunting sights half a world away. None compare to the chilling scene at her Virginia home. It is empty. A phone rings with a terrifying ultimatum: locate and liberate an unnamed captive...

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The American agent by Jacqueline Winspear

The American agent

Jacqueline Winspear

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"When Catherine Saxon, an American correspondent reporting on the war in Europe, is found murdered in her London digs, news of her death is concealed by British authorities. Serving as a linchpin between Scotland Yard and the Secret Service, Robert M...

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White elephant by Julie Langsdorf

White elephant

Julie Langsdorf

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A turf war between neighbors leads to a small-town crisis in this hilarious, addictive, and sharply observant debut novel The White Elephant looms large over the quaint suburban town of Willard Park: a gaudy, newly constructed behemoth of a home, it soars...

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Blood oath by Linda A. Fairstein

Blood oath

Linda A. Fairstein

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"The depths of Manhattan's secretive Rockefeller University are explored in this thriller about the deep--and often deadly--reverberations of past sins. Assistant DA Alexandra Cooper of the Manhattan Sex Crimes Unit is finally back at work following a...

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Wild card by Stuart Woods

Wild card

Stuart Woods

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"Stone Barrington clashes with a determined adversary in the latest non-stop thriller. Stone Barrington and his latest paramour are enjoying a peaceful country retreat when their idyll is broken by an unwelcome stranger. He was sent by an enemy, someone...

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Check me out by Rebecca A. Wilhite

Check me out

Rebecca A. Wilhite

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"Greta loves her job as assistant librarian. She loves her best friend, Will, the high school English teacher. She even loves her mother despite her obvious disappointment that Greta is still single. Then she meets Mac in the poetry section of the library...

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Dangerous by Minerva Spencer

Dangerous

Minerva Spencer

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"What sort of lady doesn't make her debut until the age of thirty-two? A timeless beauty with a mysterious past-and a future she intends to take into her own hands . . . Lady Euphemia Marlington hasn't been free in seventeen years-since she was captured...

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The shape of the ruins by Juan Gabriel Vásquez

The shape of the ruins

Juan Gabriel Vásquez

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"A sweeping tale of conspiracy theories, assassinations, and twisted obsessions -- the much anticipated masterpiece from Juan Gabriel Vasquez. The Shape of the Ruins is a masterly story of conspiracy, political obsession, and literary investigation. A...

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Consumed by J. R. Ward

Consumed

J. R. Ward

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"Anne Ashburn is a woman consumed ... By her bitter family legacy, by her scorched career as a firefighter, by her obsession with department bad-boy Danny McGuire, and by a new case that pits her against a fiery killer. Strong-willed Anne was fearless...

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The Windemere affair by Judith Rolfs

The Windemere affair

Judith Rolfs

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"Albert Windemere had many enemies, but only one hated him enough to commit murder. Psychotherapist Jennifer Trevor is placed in the cross-hairs of a killer when she's hired by her deceased client's lawyer to counsel the dead man's family. Mending hurts...

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Her one mistake by Heidi Perks

Her one mistake

Heidi Perks

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"What should have been a fun-filled, carefree day takes a tragic turn for the worse for one mother when her best friend's child goes missing in this suspenseful, compulsively readable, and darkly twisted psychological thriller. It all started at the ...

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The FlimFlam affair by Bill Pronzini

The FlimFlam affair

Bill Pronzini

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"The Flimflam Affair is the latest charming historical mystery in Mystery Writers of America Grand Master Bill Pronzini's detective series. Carpenter and Quincannon, Professional Detective Services is a fixture in San Francisco at the dawn of a new c...

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Listen to the marriage by John Jay Osborn

Listen to the marriage

John Jay Osborn

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"Gretchen and Steve have been married for a long time. Living in San Francisco, recently separated, with two children and demanding jobs, they’ve started going to a marriage counselor. Unfolding over the course of ten months and taking place entirely...

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The library of lost and found by Phaedra Patrick

The library of lost and found

Phaedra Patrick

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Librarian Martha Storm has always found it easier to connect with books than people--though not for lack of trying. She keeps careful lists of how to help others in her superhero-themed notebook. And yet, sometimes it feels like she's invisible. All of...

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Redeeming light by Annette O'Hare

Redeeming light

Annette O'Hare

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When Sarah McKinney's father dies tragically, she takes over the cattle ranch on the Texas gulf coast. Amid the turmoil, Sarah finds herself distracted by her uncle's young law apprentice. Will he make it to Bolivar Point Lighthouse where Sarah has take...

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Stone bridges by Carla Neggers

Stone bridges

Carla Neggers

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New York Times bestselling author Carla Neggers has captivated readers with Knights Bridge--a scenic New England town where families and friends experience joy and face challenges together. With its world of inns, old houses, wonderful, quirky charac...

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The red address book by Sofia Lundberg

The red address book

Sofia Lundberg

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"Doris, a 96-year-old woman living alone in her Stockholm apartment, has few visitors, but her weekly Skype calls with her American grandniece Jenny give her great joy and remind her of her own youth. When Doris was a girl she was given an address book...

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Woman 99 by Greer Macallister

Woman 99

Greer Macallister

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"She's only a number now. When Charlotte Smith's wealthy parents commit her beloved sister Phoebe to the infamous Goldengrove Asylum, Charlotte knows there's more to the story than madness. She risks everything and follows her sister inside, surrendering...

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Unmarriageable by Soniah Kamal

Unmarriageable

Soniah Kamal

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A scandal concerning the Binat family has destroyed their fortune and prospects for desirable marriages for their five daughters. Alys has found happiness teaching English literature, but when the family is invited to the biggest wedding in their town...

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Kappy king and the pie kaper by Amy Lillard

Kappy king and the pie kaper

Amy Lillard

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"Kappy King, a member of a middle-of-the-road Amish denomination in Blue Sky, Pa., learns that Alma Miller, the bishop's wife, has been hospitalized after being found bludgeoned and unconscious on the floor of her home. The only clue to the identity of...

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Dark tribute by Iris Johansen

Dark tribute

Iris Johansen

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"New York Times bestseller Iris Johansen is back with another high octane thriller that will leave your mind racing and your heart pounding. Despite her tragic childhood, violin prodigy Cara Delaney has finally found peace in her career as a professi...

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Josephine Baker's last dance by Sherry Jones

Josephine Baker's last dance

Sherry Jones

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"From the author of The Jewel of Medina, a moving and insightful novel based on the life of legendary performer and activist Josephine Baker, perfect for fans of The Paris Wife and Hidden Figures. Discover the fascinating and singular life story of J...

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A devil of a duke by Madeline Hunter

A devil of a duke

Madeline Hunter

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"He may be a devil. He's infamous, debaucherous, and known all over town for his complete disregard for scandal, and positively irresistible seductions. Gabriel St. James, Duke of Langford, is obscenely wealthy, jaw-droppingly handsome, and used to g...

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The lieutenant's bargain by Regina (Regina Lea) Jennings

The lieutenant's bargain

Regina (Regina Lea) Jennings

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Hattie Walker dreams of becoming a painter, while her parents want her to settle down. As a compromise, they give her two months to head to Denver and place her works in an exhibition or give up the dream forever. Her journey is derailed when a gunman...

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Scrublands by Chris Hammer

Scrublands

Chris Hammer

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In Riversend, an isolated rural community afflicted by an endless drought, a young priest does the unthinkable, killing five parishioners before being taken down himself. A year later, accompanied by his own demons from war-time reporting, journalist...

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A bound heart by Laura Frantz

A bound heart

Laura Frantz

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"Magnus MacLeish and Lark MacDougall grew up on the same castle grounds. Magnus is now laird of the great house and the Isle of Kerrera; Lark is but the keeper of his bees and the woman he is hoping will provide a tincture that might help his ailing ...

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A lethal legacy by Heather Graham

A lethal legacy

Heather Graham

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"Douglas Island sits off the coast of New York State, its imposing cliffs warning away visitors. Still, Finn Douglas has big plans for his inheritance and the rambling manor house that dominates the landscape. He has a vision to turn the island into a...

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Toxic game by Christine Feehan

Toxic game

Christine Feehan

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"On a rescue mission in the heart of the Indonesian jungle, Dr. Draden Freeman and his GhostWalker team need to extract the wounded as quickly as possible -- or risk spreading a deadly virus unleashed by a terrorist cell. When Draden gets infected, he...

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The royal runaway by Lindsay Emory

The royal runaway

Lindsay Emory

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Princess Theodora Isabella Victoria of Drieden of the Royal House Laurent is so over this princess thing. After her fiancé jilted her on their wedding day, she's finally back home after spending four months in exile--aka it's back to press conferences,...

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In at the death by Francis Duncan

In at the death

Francis Duncan

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"Mordecai Tremaine and Chief Inspector Jonathan Boyce are never pleased to have a promising game of chess interrupted - though when murder is the disrupting force, they are persuaded to make an exception. A quick stop at Scotland Yard to collect any....

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Ashes on the moor by Sarah M. Eden

Ashes on the moor

Sarah M. Eden

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"After the death of her parents, Evangeline must succeed as a schoolteacher in a remote region of Northern England in order to claim her inheritance from her grandfather and be reunited with her younger sister, Lucy. When a local bricklayer, Dermot, offers...

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My lovely wife by Samantha Downing

My lovely wife

Samantha Downing

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"Dexter meets Mr. and Mrs. Smith in this wildly compulsive debut thriller about a couple whose fifteen-year marriage has finally gotten too interesting... Our love story is simple. I met a gorgeous woman. We fell in love. We had kids. We moved to the...

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The Malta exchange by Steve Berry

The Malta exchange

Steve Berry

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"A deadly race for the Vatican's oldest secret fuels New York Times bestseller Steve Berry's latest international Cotton Malone thriller. The pope is dead. A conclave to select his replacement is about to begin. Cardinals are beginning to arrive at t...

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Friday black by Nana Kwame author. Adjei-Brenyah

Friday black

Nana Kwame author. Adjei-Brenyah

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A piercingly raw debut story collection from a young writer with an explosive voice; a treacherously surreal, and, at times, heartbreakingly satirical look at what it's like to be young and black in America. From the start of this extraordinary debut,...

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An act of villainy  by Ashley Weaver

An act of villainy

Ashley Weaver

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"Walking through London's West End after a night at the theater, Amory Ames and her husband Milo run into wealthy investor and former actor Gerard Holloway. Holloway and his wife Georgina are old friends of theirs, and when Holloway invites them to the...

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The consuming fire by John Scalzi

The consuming fire

John Scalzi

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"The Interdependency -- humanity's interstellar empire -- is on the verge of collapse. The extra-dimensional conduit that makes travel between the stars possible is disappearing, leaving entire systems and human civilizations stranded. Emperox Grayland...

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The sky above us by Sarah Sundin

The sky above us

Sarah Sundin

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"Numbed by grief and harboring shameful secrets, Lt. Adler Paxton heads to England in 1943 with the US 357th Fighter Group, determined to become an ace pilot. Violet Lindstrom serves in the American Red Cross, where she arranges entertainment for the...

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Residue by Michael McGarrity

Residue

Michael McGarrity

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"A cold case becomes a homicide when Kim Ward's bones are unearthed in Las Cruces, New Mexico, forty-five yeers after her disappearance. Forensic and anecdotal evidence quickly shift suspicion to her old college boyfriend: former Santa Fe Police Chief...

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An uncommon honeymoon  by Susan (Romance fiction writer) Mann

An uncommon honeymoon

Susan (Romance fiction writer) Mann

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Librarian and rookie CIA covert operative Quinn Ellington revises her honeymoon plans when she and her brand-new spy husband uncover a drug trafficking ring stretching from the Caribbean to St. Petersburg. Turquoise waters, white sand, and intra-agen...

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The wartime sisters by Lynda Cohen Loigman

The wartime sisters

Lynda Cohen Loigman

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"Two estranged sisters, raised in Brooklyn and each burdened with her own shocking secret, are reunited at the Springfield Armory in the early days of World war II. While one siter lives in relative ease on the bucolic Armory campus as an officer's wife,...

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The man she married by Cathy Lamb

The man she married

Cathy Lamb

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"Thinking back to before the car accident

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The line that held us by David Joy

The line that held us

David Joy

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"Hunting after a monster buck he's chased for years, Darl Moody never expected he'd accidentally shoot a man digging ginseng. Worse, the man's a Brewer, a family notorious for vengeance and violence. With nowhere to turn, Darl calls on the help of the...

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Annelies by David R. Gillham

Annelies

David R. Gillham

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"It's 1945, and sixteen-year-old Anne Frank has survived the Holocaust. She lost her mother and sister, but reunites with her father, Pim, in newly liberated Amsterdam. But it's not as easy to fit the pieces of their life back together. Anne is adrift,...

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Vengeance road by Christine Feehan

Vengeance road

Christine Feehan

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"Breezy Simmons was born into a ruthless motorcycle club--and now that she's out, she's never going to be that girl again. But when her past catches up with her, Breezy must go to Sea Haven to seek out the man who almost destroyed her. The man who chose...

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Beyond the truth by Bruce Robert Coffin

Beyond the truth

Bruce Robert Coffin

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" When a popular high school senior is shot by police following a late night robbery, chaos ensues. The actions of the officer are immediately called into question. Amid community protests, political grandstanding, department leaks, and reluctant wit...

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My one and only Duke by Grace Burrowes

My one and only Duke

Grace Burrowes

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"One minute, London banker Quinn Wentworth is facing execution. The next, he's declared the long-lost heir to a dukedom. Quinn has fought his way up from the vilest slums, and now he's ready to use every dirty trick he knows to find the enemy who sch...

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The winter of the witch  by Katherine Arden

The winter of the witch

Katherine Arden

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Moscow has been struck by disaster, and its people are searching for answers - and for someone to blame. Vasilisa Petrovna finds herself alone, beset on all sides. The Grand Prince is in a rage and on a path to war and ruin. A wicked demon has return...

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The hiding place  by C. J. Tudor

The hiding place

C. J. Tudor

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"Joe never wanted to come back to Arnhill. After the way things ended with his old gang--the betrayal, the suicide, the murder--and after what happened when his sister went missing, the last thing he wanted to do was return to his hometown. But Joe d...

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More than words  by Jill Santopolo

More than words

Jill Santopolo

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"Nina Gregory has always been a good daughter. Raised by her father, owner of New York City's glamorous Gregory Hotels, Nina was taught that family, reputation, and legacy are what matter most. And her devoted boyfriend feels the same. But when Nina's...

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The black ascot by Charles Todd

The black ascot

Charles Todd

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"An astonishing tip from a grateful ex-convict seems implausible--but Inspector Ian Rutledge is intrigued and brings it to his superior at Scotland Yard. Alan Barrington, who has evaded capture for ten years, is the suspect in an appalling murder during...

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The accidental further adventures of the hundred-year-old man by Jonas Jonasson

The accidental further adventures of the hundred-year-old man

Jonas Jonasson

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"It all begins with a hot air balloon trip and three bottles of champagne. Allan and Julius are ready for some spectacular views, but they're not expecting to land in the sea and be rescued by a North Korean ship, and they could never have imagined that...

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The girl in the glass box by James Grippando

The girl in the glass box

James Grippando

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"Julia Rodriguez and her teenage daughter Beatriz escaped bloodthirsty gangs, random violence and, Julia's abusive husband back in El Salvador. Arriving in Miami, mother and daughter struggled to carve their own piece of the American dream. While life...

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The kingdom of copper by S. A. Chakraborty

The kingdom of copper

S. A. Chakraborty

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""Nahri's life changed forever the moment she accidentally summoned Dara, a formidable, mysterious djinn, during one of her schemes. Whisked from her home in Cairo, she was thrust into the dazzling royal court of Daevabad -- and quickly discovered she...

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The huntress by Kate Quinn

The huntress

Kate Quinn

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"On the icy edge of Soviet Russia, bold and reckless Nina Markova joins the infamous Night Witches - an all-female bomber regiment - wreaking havoc on Hitler's eastern front. But when she is downed behind enemy lines and thrown across the path of a lethal...

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Devil's daughter by Lisa Kleypas

Devil's daughter

Lisa Kleypas

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Although beautiful young widow Phoebe, Lady Clare, has never met West Ravenel, she knows one thing for certain: he's a mean, rotten bully. Back in boarding school, he made her late husband's life a misery, and she'll never forgive him for it. But when...

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Never tell by Lisa Gardner

Never tell

Lisa Gardner

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"A man is dead, shot three times in his home office. But his computer has been shot twelve times, and when the cops arrive, his pregnant wife is holding the gun. D.D. Warren arrives on the scene and recognizes the woman--Evie Carter--from a case many...

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Fool's moon by Diane A. S. Stuckart

Fool's moon

Diane A. S. Stuckart

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Two tarot-savvy cats and their tenderhearted human outwit a cruel criminal in this animal-centric whodunit. Most days, Ruby Sparks feels like the sign that says "Tarot Card Reader Extraordinaire" should say "Tarot Card Reader Fairly Competent." But a...

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A shot in the dark by Lynne Truss

A shot in the dark

Lynne Truss

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"After the notorious `Middle Street Massacre' of 1951, when the majority of Brighton's criminals wiped one another out in a vicious battle as the local police force enjoyed a brief stop en route for an ice cream, Inspector Steine rather enjoys life as...

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Death bakes a pecan pie by L. J. Washburn

Death bakes a pecan pie

L. J. Washburn

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"Hollywood comes to Weatherford, Texas, as a movie company arrives to shoot scenes for a film based on the novel by Phyllis Newsom's friend Eve. But movie fantasy turns to deadly reality as a murder recreated for film turns out to be the genuine article,...

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The fifth doctrine by Karen Robards

The fifth doctrine

Karen Robards

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"It took one hell of an effort for the authorities to finally get the jump on master manipulator Bianca St. Ives, but now that they have, it's far from the capture she expected. Instead of taking her in, there's an offer on the table, a one-shot deal...

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The island of sea women by Lisa See

The island of sea women

Lisa See

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"A new novel from Lisa See, the New York Times bestselling author of The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane, about female friendship and family secrets on a small Korean island. Mi-ja and Young-sook, two girls living on the Korean island of Jeju, are best ...

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Pruning the dead by Julia Henry

Pruning the dead

Julia Henry

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"With hundreds flocking to her inaugural garden party, meticulous Lilly Jayne hasn't left a single petal out of place. But the picture-perfect gathering turns unruly upon the arrival of Merilee Frank, Lily's ex-husband's catty third wife. Merilee lives...

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Deep harbor by Fern Michaels

Deep harbor

Fern Michaels

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"When Carol Ann "CJ" Jansen's older brother, Kick, died in a boating accident, she came adrift. Inheriting half his fortune has left CJ financially secure, and as administrative assistant to powerful congressman Snapper Lewis, she's immersed herself in...

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Broken bone china by Laura Childs

Broken bone china

Laura Childs

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"Theodosia Browning serves tea and solves crimes in Charleston, a city steeped in tradition and treachery in the latest Tea Shop Mystery from New York Times bestselling author Laura Childs. It is Sunday afternoon, and Theodosia and Drayton are catering...

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Eggs on ice by Laura Childs

Eggs on ice

Laura Childs

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"The Christmas season at the Cackleberry Club cafe is marred by murder in the latest book in the New York Times bestselling series. Some say that casting crusty attorney Allen Sharpe as Scrooge in the Kindred Players production of "A Christmas Carol"...

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Lavender blue by Donna Kauffman

Lavender blue

Donna Kauffman

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When Hannah Montgomery buys a lavender farm in Blue Hollow Falls with three friends, she's creating a life she never imagined -- one she hopes will honor the memory of the sweet young son she tragically lost years ago. Standing on the porch of the sp...

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Adele by Leila Slimani

Adele

Leila Slimani

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"Adele appears to have the perfect life: She is a successful journalist in Paris who lives in a beautiful apartment with her surgeon husband and their young son. But underneath the surface, she is bored -- and consumed by an insatiable need for sex. ...

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The liberty bride by M. L. Tyndall

The liberty bride

M. L. Tyndall

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"A trip home from England to Maryland in 1812 finds Emeline Baratt a captive on a British warship and forced to declare her allegiance between the British and Americans. Remaining somewhat politically neutral on a ship where her nursing skills are de...

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Shattered mirror by Iris Johansen

Shattered mirror

Iris Johansen

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Eve Duncan receives a package containing a skull-- and instructions for Eve to do her work reconstructing it. When she does, a beautiful woman's face emerges. But when Eve is introduced to the dead woman's mirror image, a game is on where her twin's life...

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Me for you by Lolly Winston

Me for you

Lolly Winston

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"The last thing Rudy expected was to wake up one Saturday morning, a widower at fifty-four years old. Now, ten months after the untimely death of his beloved wife, he's still not sure how to move on from the defining tragedy of his life - but his new...

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In the shadow of Croft Towers by Abigail Wilson

In the shadow of Croft Towers

Abigail Wilson

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"When Sybil Delafield's coach to Croft Towers was robbed by highwaymen, she should have realized that her new position as companion to old Mrs. Chalcroft would be no ordinary job. Upon Sybil's arrival, Mrs. Chalcroft sneaks into her room in the dark of...

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Looker by Laura Sims

Looker

Laura Sims

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"In this taut and thrilling debut, an unraveling woman, unhappily childless and recently separated, becomes fixated on her neighbor--the beautiful, famous actress. The unnamed narrator can't help noticing with wry irony that, though she and the actress...

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Shadow girl by Gerry Schmitt

Shadow girl

Gerry Schmitt

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"The brutal murder of a business tycoon leaves Afton Tangler and the Twin Cities reeling, but that's just the beginning of a gruesome crime spree. Leland Odin made his fortune launching a home shopping network, but his millions can't save his life. On...

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The secret of clouds by Alyson Richman

The secret of clouds

Alyson Richman

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"In her second year teaching sixth grade English, Maggie Topper is chosen for a special assignment: to privately tutor a student with serious health issues that prevent him from attending class with other kids. Though she agrees to the assignment, her...

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The red lamp by Mary Roberts Rinehart

The red lamp

Mary Roberts Rinehart

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"An all-around skeptic when it comes to the supernatural, literature professor William Porter gives no credence to claims that Twin Towers, the seaside manor he's just inherited, might be haunted. He finds nothing mysterious about the conditions in which...

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Return of the song by Phyllis Clark Nichols

Return of the song

Phyllis Clark Nichols

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"Caroline's dreams were crushed when her fiancé died six weeks before their wedding. For years she wrestled with aching loss and shattered faith, struggling to find the inspiration that once came so easily. Abandoning her half-finished piano composit...

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She would be king by Wayétu Moore

She would be king

Wayétu Moore

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Califonia girls by Susan Mallery

Califonia girls

Susan Mallery

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"The California sunshine’s not quite so bright for three sisters who get dumped in the same week … Finola, a popular LA morning show host, is famously upbeat until she’s blindsided on live TV by news that her husband is sleeping with a young pop sensation...

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In the house in the dark of the woods by Laird Hunt

In the house in the dark of the woods

Laird Hunt

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"In this horror story set in colonial New England, a law-abiding Puritan woman goes missing. Or perhaps she has fled or abandoned her family. Or perhaps she's been kidnapped, and set loose to wander in the dense woods of the north. Alone and possibly...

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The care and feeding of ravenously hungry girls by Anissa Gray

The care and feeding of ravenously hungry girls

Anissa Gray

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"The Butler family has had their share of trials, as sisters Althea, Viola, and Lillian can attest, but nothing prepared them for the literal trial that will upend their lives. Althea, the eldest sister and substitute matriarch, is a force to be reckoned...

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Late-life love by Susan Gubar

Late-life love

Susan Gubar

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"On Susan Gubar's seventieth birthday, she receives a beautiful ring from her husband, a gift that startles her into an appreciation of their luck. As she contemplates their sustaining relationship, Susan considers how older lovers differ from their ...

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Chocolate cream pie murder by Joanne Fluke

Chocolate cream pie murder

Joanne Fluke

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"When The Cookie Jar becomes the setting of a star-studded TV special about movies filmed in Minnesota, Hannah hopes to shine the spotlight on her bakery - not the unsavory scandal swirling around her personal life. But that's practically impossible with...

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The fisher men of Antioch by Marianne Evans

The fisher men of Antioch

Marianne Evans

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"After college, Phillip Fisher shook the dust of Antioch, Indiana from his dress shoes and took off for Indianapolis. For the eldest of the three Fisher men, a business career promised stability and a fruitful future ... until unemployment and exhaus...

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The lacemaker's secret by Kathleen Ernst

The lacemaker's secret

Kathleen Ernst

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"Greed, uncertainty, and death get tangled in the mystery of a rare piece of Belgian lace. Curator Chloe Ellefson needs distraction from the unsettling family secret she's just learned. It doesn't help that her boyfriend, Roelke McKenna, has been troubled...

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A justified murder by Jude Deveraux

A justified murder

Jude Deveraux

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"The small town of Lachlan, Florida, was rocked last year when two bodies were uncovered in the roots of a fallen tree. Despite their lack of investigative experience, Sara Medlar; her niece, Kate; and Jack Wyatt found themselves at the center of the...

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The unexpected champion by Mary Connealy

The unexpected champion

Mary Connealy

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"City dweller John McCall never expected to be out in the High Sierras of 1868 on a wild-goose chase to find the Chiltons' supposedly lost grandson. But now that he's out here, things have gotten even more complicated, mostly due to wildcat Penny Scott....

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Courting Mr. Emerson by Melody Carlson

Courting Mr. Emerson

Melody Carlson

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"When the fun-loving and spontaneous artist Willow West meets buttoned-up, retired English teacher George Emerson, it's not exactly love at first sight. Though she does find the obsessive-compulsive man intriguing. Making it her mission to get him to...

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Just plain murder by Laura Bradford

Just plain murder

Laura Bradford

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"Claire Weatherly is helping her boyfriend, police detective Jakob Fisher, reconnect with his Amish family. Now Jackob's mentor, Russ Granger, is found dead and the couple is on the case."--Publisher's description.

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The craftsman by S. J. Bolton

The craftsman

S. J. Bolton

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"Florence Lovelady's career was made when she convicted coffin-maker Larry Glassbrook of a series of child murders 30 years ago. Like something from our worst nightmares the victims were buried... alive. Larry confessed to the crimes; it was an open and...

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Before she knew him by Peter Swanson

Before she knew him

Peter Swanson

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"Henrietta and her husband Lloyd have settled into a quiet life outside of Boston, Massachusetts. Hen is an illustrator, works nearby, and has found the right meds to control her bipolar disorder. When they meet the neighbors next door, she spots a f...

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The first lady by James Patterson

The first lady

James Patterson

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"As he steps out of his hotel in Atlanta with the love of his life by his side, the last thing President Tucker expects is to be greeted by the flashing cameras of the media. Or for his affair to be revealed to the world, just two weeks before the public...

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Good omens by Neil Gaiman

Good omens

Neil Gaiman

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"According to The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch (the world's only completely accurate book of prophecies, written in 1655, before she exploded), the world will end on a Saturday. Next Saturday, in fact. Just before dinner. So the...

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Cemetery road by Greg Iles

Cemetery road

Greg Iles

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"When Marshall McEwan left his Mississippi hometown at eighteen, he vowed never to return. The trauma that drove him away spurred him to become one of the most successful journalists in Washington, DC. But as the ascendancy of a chaotic administration...

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Silent night by Danielle Steel

Silent night

Danielle Steel

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"Paige Watts is the ultimate stage mother. The daughter of Hollywood royalty, Paige channels her own acting dreams into making her daughter, Emma, a star. By the age of nine, Emma is playing a central role in a hit TV show. Then everything is shattered...

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My very '90's romance by Jenny Colgan

My very '90's romance

Jenny Colgan

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"Holly is a frustrated florist whose life doesn't seem to be coming up roses. Fleeing a roommate situation from hell, she moves in with a motley crew of friends - Josh, a sexually confused merchant banker; Kate, a high-flying legal eagle with talons to...

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Gingerbread by Helen Oyeyemi

Gingerbread

Helen Oyeyemi

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"Perdita Lee may appear your average British schoolgirl; Harriet Lee may seem just a working mother trying to penetrate the school social hierarchy; but there are signs that they might not be as normal as they think they are. For one thing, they share...

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Daisy Jones and the six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Daisy Jones and the six

Taylor Jenkins Reid

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"Everyone knows Daisy Jones & The Six. They sold out arenas from coast to coast. Their music defined an era and every girl in America idolised Daisy. But on July 12 1979, on the night of the final concert of the Aurora tour, they split. Nobody ever knew...

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Wolf pack by C. J. Box

Wolf pack

C. J. Box

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"Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett encounters bad behavior on his own turf: a drone is killing wildlife - and the drone belongs to a mysterious and wealthy man whose grandson is dating Joe's own daughter, Lucy. When Joe tries to lay down the rules for the...

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Uneasy lies the crown by Tasha Alexander

Uneasy lies the crown

Tasha Alexander

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"On her deathbed, Queen Victoria asks to speak privately with trusted agent of the Crown Colin Hargreaves, slipping him a letter with her last, parting command: Une sanz pluis. Sapere aude. "One and no more. Dare to know." The year is 1901 and the death...

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Robicheaux by James Lee Burke

Robicheaux

James Lee Burke

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"Dave Robicheaux is a haunted man. From the acts he committed in Vietnam, to his battles with alcoholism, to the sudden loss of his beloved wife, Molly, his thoughts drift from one irreconcilable memory to the next. Images of ghosts pepper his realit...

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