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Delury, Jane

Summary: What if our homes could tell the stories of others who lived there before us? Set in a small village near Paris, The Balcony follows the inhabitants of a single estate--including a manor and a servants' cottage--over the course of several generations, from the Belle Époque to the present day, introducing us to a fascinating cast of characters. A young American au pair develops a crush on her...

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Fleet, Rebecca

Summary: "A fantastic thriller--dead-on domestic noir, full of tension and surprises. I loved it." -Lee Child, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Midnight LineShe may not know exactly who is in her house. But she knows why they are there...A house swap becomes the eerie backdrop to a chilling look inside a broken marriage filled with tantalizing secrets.When Caroline and Francis receive an...

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC FLE

Itzkoff, Dave

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Summary: "From his rapid-fire stand-up riffs to his breakout role in Mork & Mindy and his powerful Academy Award-winning performance in Good Will Hunting, Robin Williams was a singularly innovative actor and comedian. He often came across as a man possessed, holding forth on culture, politics, and personal revelation -- all with mercurial, tongue-twisting intensity as he inhabited and shed one character...

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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McLain, Paula

Summary: "In 1937, twenty-eight-year-old Martha Gellhorn travels alone to Madrid to report on the atrocities of the Spanish Civil War and becomes drawn to the stories of ordinary people caught in the devastating conflict. It's the adventure she's been looking for and her chance to prove herself a worthy journalist in a field dominated by men. But she also finds herself unexpectedly--and...

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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Ondaatje, Michael

Summary: "It is 1945, and London is still reeling from the Blitz and years of war. Fourteen-year-old Nathaniel and his older sister, Rachel, are seemingly abandoned by their parents, left in the care of an enigmatic figure they call The Moth. They suspect he may be a criminal and grow both more convinced and less concerned as they get to know his eccentric crew of friends: men and women with a shared...

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC OND

Duchovny, David

Summary: One woman's trippy, mystical journey down parallel tracks of time and love. On the way, Emer will battle natural and supernatural forces to find her true voice, power, and destiny. A fairy tale of love lost and regained, is also a love letter to the city that enchants us all: New York.

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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Kirby, Matthew J.

Summary: Over a thousand years earlier, Styrbjorn the Strong, a Danish warrior, leads the Jomsvikings against the Danish king, Harald Bluetooth. It is on those Viking battlefields that the secrets of the devotion prong lie. It is there that the fate of the world, the truth behind the teens' collective unconsciousness, and their ancestral links to one another lie. History has already been written. The...

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC KIR

Strawser, Jessica

Summary: "Everyone knows something about everyone else in the quirky small Ohio town of Yellow Springs, but no one can make sense of the disappearance. Kristin was a sociable twin mom, college administrator, and doctor's wife who didn't seem all that bothered by her impending divorce -- and the investigation turns up more questions than answers, with her husband, Paul, at the center. For her closest...

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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Blaedel, Sara

Summary: "Already widowed by the age of forty, Ilka Nichols Jensen, a school portrait photographer, leads a modest, regimented, and uneventful life in Copenhagen. Until unexpected news rocks her quiet existence: Her father--who walked out suddenly and inexplicably on the family more than three decades ago--has died. And he's left her something in his will: his funeral home. In Racine, Wisconsin....

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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Scottoline, Lisa

Summary: "Dr. Noah Alderman, a widower and single father, has remarried a wonderful woman, Maggie, and for the first time, he and his young son are happy. Maggie is happy too, except for the fact that she longs for Anna, the teenaged daughter she hasn't seen since she was a baby. One day, Maggie gets a call from Anna, and she's overjoyed to get a second chance to be a mother to her daughter, whom she...

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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Carbo, Christine

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Summary: "A wildlife biologist's shocking death leads to chilling discoveries about a home for troubled teens in Christine Carbo's haunting and compelling new crime novel set in the wilds of Glacier National Park. Glacier National Park police officer Monty Harris knows that each summer at least one person--be it a reckless, arrogant climber or a distracted hiker--will meet tragedy in the park. But Paul...

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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Jones, Tayari

Summary: "Newlyweds Celestial and Roy are the embodiment of both the American Dream and the New South. He is a young executive, and she is an artist on the brink of an exciting career. But as they settle into the routine of their life together, they are ripped apart by circumstances neither could have imagined. Roy is arrested and sentenced to twelve years for a crime Celestial knows he didn't commit....

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Moore, Christopher

Summary: San Francisco. Summer, 1947. An enigmatic, comely blonde named Stilton walks into the scruffy gin joint where Sammy "Two Toes" Tiffin tends bar. It's love at first sight, but before Sammy can make his move, an Air Force general named Remy arrives with some urgent business. A suspicious flying object has been spotted up the Pacific coast in Washington State near Mount Rainer, followed by a...

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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Howard, Catherine Ryan

Summary: "Will Hurley was an attractive, charming, and impressive student at Dublin's elite St. John's College -- and Ireland's most prolific serial killer. Having stalked his five young victims, he drowned them in the muddy waters of the Grand Canal. Sentenced to life imprisonment when he was just nineteen, Will is locked away in the city's Central Psychiatric Hospital. Freshman Alison Smith moved to...

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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Margolin, Phillip

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Summary: "A woman stumbles onto a dark road in rural Oregon -- tortured, battered, and bound. She tells a horrific story about being kidnapped, then tortured, until she finally managed to escape. She was the lucky one -- two other women, bearing similar burns and bruises, were found dead. The surviving victim identifies the house where she was held captive, and the owner, Alex Mason, a prominent local...

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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O'Flanagan, Sheila

Summary: "When Imogen Naughton vanishes, everyone who knows her is shocked. She has a perfect marriage. Her handsome husband treats her like a princess. She's always said how lucky she is. So why has she left? And how will she survive without Vince? What goes on behind closed doors is often unexpected, and Imogen surprises herself by taking the leap she knows she must. But as she begins her journey to...

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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Halpern, Sue

Summary: A head librarian trying to forget the painful realities of her suburban past unexpectedly bonds with a teenager performing community service, a disgruntled former Wall Street high flyer, and other offbeat regulars who encourage her out of her self-imposed isolation.

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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Bohjalian, Chris

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Summary: "Cassandra Bowden is no stranger to hungover mornings. She's a binge drinker, her job with the airline making it easy to find adventure, and the occasional blackouts seem to be inevitable. She lives with them, and the accompanying self-loathing. When she awakes in a Dubai hotel room, she tries to piece the previous night back together, counting the minutes until she has to catch her crew...

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC BOH

Hepworth, Sally

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Summary: Small towns often hold the deepest secrets. Essie thinks she's buried hers, but when a mysterious new neighbor befriends her, Essie starts to think the woman may have ulterior motives.

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC HEP

Van Susteren, Greta

Summary: "MSNBC anchor and media maven Greta Van Susteren presents the most practical, thorough, and accessible guide around to living well on social media. From answering basic questions like "What's the best site for you?" to "How to Tweet" and "What does it mean to 'Tag' someone?" to addressing important moral and behavioral issues like how to protect your privacy, how to avoid being roasted online,...

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 302.3 VAN

Hannah, Kristin

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Summary: "Ernt Allbright, a former POW, comes home from the Vietnam War a changed and volatile man. When he loses yet another job, he makes an impulsive decision: He will move his family north, to Alaska, where they will live off the grid in America's last true frontier. Thirteen-year-old Leni, caught in the riptide of her parents' passionate, stormy relationship, dares to hope that a new land will lead...

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Grippando, James

Summary: "When the body of Jamal Cousin, president of the preeminent black fraternity at Florida's flagship university, is discovered hogtied in the stygian swamps of the Suwannee River, his death sets off a firestorm. And when a fellow student, Mark Towson, the president of a prominent white fraternity, is accused of the crime, the fire threatens to rage out of control. Contending with rising political...

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Beard, Janet

Summary: "In November 1944, eighteen-year-old June Walker boards an unmarked bus, destined for a city that doesn't officially exist. Oak Ridge, Tennessee, has sprung up in a matter of months -- a town of trailers and segregated houses, twenty-four-hour cafeterias, and constant security checks. There, June joins hundreds of other young women operating massive machines whose purpose is never explained....

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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Kellerman, Jonathan

Summary: "An affluent family returns home from Sunday dinner only to find the murdered and brutalized corpse of a total stranger in their house. This baffling, twisted tale tests Alex and Milo to their intellectual and emotional limits"--

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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