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Fuller, Claire

8 holds on 3 copies

Summary: From the attic of Lyntons, a dilapidated English country mansion, Frances Jellico sees them--Cara first: dark and beautiful, then Peter: striking and serious. The couple is spending the summer of 1969 in the rooms below hers while Frances is researching the architecture in the surrounding gardens. But she's distracted. Beneath a floorboard in her bathroom, she finds a peephole that gives her...

Publisher / Publication Date: Tin House Books 2019

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Stoker, Dacre

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Summary: It is 1868, and a twenty-one-year-old Bram Stoker waits in a desolate tower to face an indescribable evil. Armed only with crucifixes, holy water, and a rifle, he prays to survive a single night, the longest of his life. Desperate to record what he has witnessed, Bram scribbles down the events that led him here ... A sickly child, Bram spent his early days bedridden in his parents' Dublin home,...

Publisher / Publication Date: G. P. Putnam's Sons 2019

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Majors, Inman

5 holds on 2 copies

Summary: Penelope Lemon is a recent divorcée, closet Metallica fan, and accidental subversive to all the expectations of suburban motherhood. After ending her marriage with James, a woodsy intellectual who favors silky kimonos too short for his knobby knees, Penelope finds herself, at forty, living with her randy mother in her childhood home. Broke and desperate for work, she waitresses at Coonskins, a...

Publisher / Publication Date: Louisiana State University Press 2019

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Harvey, John

Summary: Frank Elder struggles to protect his estranged daughter and prove her innocence after her breakup with a controversial artist ends in murder.

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2018

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Spencer, Katherine

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Summary: "Before Christmas comes... Martin Nightingale is no stranger to Cape Light. He spent many happy summers there as a boy. Now he has returned to fulfill the unusual terms of his grandfather's will. In order to collect his inheritance, Martin must spread joy throughout the town with anonymous gifts. A shy man who doesn't make friends easily, Martin is stumped by his new role as Secret Santa. But...

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2018

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McGarrity, Michael

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Summary: "Retired police chief Kevin Kerney returns--this time as the prime suspect in a brutal cold-case murder. A long-unsolved mystery gets a grim new break when the bones of Kim Ward are unearthed in Las Cruces, New Mexico, forty-five years after her disappearance. Suspicion swiftly falls on her old college boyfriend: none other than retired police chief Kevin Kerney. The chief's hopes of clearing...

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2018

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Edwards, Eldonna

2 holds on 4 copies

Summary: Grace Carter has the Knowing. It offers glimpses of people's pasts and futures, and allows Grace to talk to Isaac, her twin brother who died at birth. To Aunt Pearl, the Knowing is a family gift; to Grace's strict Evangelical pastor father, it's witchcraft. Her sisters Hope, Joy, and Chastity enjoy a normal life. It's Grace's friendships that keeps her afloat: Lyle, a gentle, homeless man, and...

Publisher / Publication Date: John Scognamiglio Books, Kensington Books 2018

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Summary: "One man's search for the truth about one of the most intriguing urban legends ever--the modern bogeyman, Slender Man--leads him down a dark, dangerous path in this creepy supernatural fantasy that will make you question where the line between dark myth and terrifying reality begins. Lauren Bailey has disappeared. As friends at her exclusive school speculate on what happened and the police...

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Voyager, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2018

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Yousafzai, Ziauddin

Summary: The father of Malala Yousafzai traces his journey from an unconfident, stammering little boy living in a mud hut in Pakistan to a man who has broken with tradition and proven there are many faces of feminism.

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

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Wilde, Lori

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: It's impossible! Naomi Luther was standing face-to-face with the man she'd dreamed about over a year ago. Was it the magic of kismet Christmas cookies that brought him to her? Or is there an even greater force at work? All Naomi knows is she is falling, hard and fast, for the one man all good sense says she should not have.

Publisher / Publication Date: Avon Books 2018

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Odden, Karen

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Summary: Nineteen-year-old Nell Hallam lives in a modest corner of Mayfair with her brother Matthew, an inspector at Scotland Yard. An exceptionally talented pianist, she aspires to attend the Royal Academy; but with tuition beyond their means, Nell sets out to earn the money herself--by playing piano in a popular Soho music hall. And the fact that she will have to disguise herself as a man and slip out...

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2018

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Tursten, Helene

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Summary: Maud is an irascible 88-year-old Swedish woman with no family, no friends, and... no qualms about a little murder. This funny, irreverent story collection by Helene Tursten, author of the Irene Huss investigations, features two-never-before translated stories that will keep you laughing all the way to the retirement home. Ever since her darling father's untimely death when she was only...

Publisher / Publication Date: Soho Crime 2018

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Ganeshram, Ramin

Summary: Philadelphia 1793. Hercules, President George Washington's chef, is a fixture on the Philadelphia scene. He is famous for both his culinary prowess and for ruling his kitchen like a commanding general. He has his run of the city and earns twice the salary of an average American workingman. He wears beautiful clothes and attends the theater. But while valued by the Washingtons for his prowess in...

Publisher / Publication Date: Arcade Publishing 2018

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Yolen, Jane

Summary: "Fantasy icon Jane Yolen (The Devil's Arithmetic, Briar Rose, Sister Emily's Lightship) is adored by generations of readers of all ages. Now she triumphantly returns with this inspired gathering of fractured fairy tales and legends. Yolen breaks open the classics to reveal their crystalline secrets: a philosophical bridge that misses its troll, a spinner of straw as a falsely accused...

Publisher / Publication Date: Tachyon Publications 2018

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Stross, Charles

Summary: "The arrival of vast, alien, inhuman intelligences reshaped the landscape of human affairs across the world, and the United Kingdom is no exception. Things have changed in Britain since the dread elder god Nyarlathotep ascended to the rank of Prime Minister. Mhari Murphy, recently elevated to the House of Lords and head of the Lords Select Committee on Sanguinary Affairs (think vampires), finds...

Publisher / Publication Date: A Tom Doherty Associates Book 2018

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Byrd, Sandra

4 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "Miss Eleanor Sheffield is a talented evaluator of antiquities, trained to know the difference between a genuine artifact and a fraud. But with her father's passing and her uncle's decline into dementia, the family business is at risk. In the Victorian era, unmarried Eleanor cannot run Sheffield Brothers alone. The death of a longtime client, Baron Lydney, offers an unexpected complication when...

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. 2018

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Roberts, Paige.

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: When Amy Kravitz opts to leave Washington, D.C., behind in favor of a less stressful life in the Philadelphia suburbs, she has a certain kind of house in mind. And on a charming street in a family-friendly neighborhood, she and her husband Rob find it. It's a perfect brick colonial with plenty of space, a beautiful yard, and great schools nearby. The sellers, Julian and Grace Durant, are eager...

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2018

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Fletcher, Jessica

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Summary: "Jessica Fletcher investigates a mysterious manuscript with deadly consequences in the latest entry in this USA Today bestselling series Jessica Fletcher has had plenty to worry about over her storied career, both as a bestselling novelist and amateur sleuth. But she never had any reason to worry about her longtime publisher, Lane Barfield, who also happens to be a trusted friend. When...

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2018

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Himmel, Andrew

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Summary: "The Reluctant Healer tells the story of a young attorney who is torn between mounting evidence that he has the spiritual ability to heal others and his life-long skepticism of alternative views. Will Alexander is cautious and conventional. But when he meets Erica, a beautiful, intense energy healer, he becomes troubled not only by her unorthodox endeavors but also by the limitations of his own...

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenleaf Book Group 2018

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Cato, Beth

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Thanks to her geomantic magic, Ingrid has successfully eluded Ambassador Blum, the evil genius behind the plan to achieve world domination for the United Pacific. But using her powers has taken its toll: Ingrid’s body has been left severely weakened, and once again she is on the run with her friends Cy and Fenris. Hoping to learn more about her magical roots and the strength her bloodline...

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Voyager 2018

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Truss, Lynne

4 holds on 2 copies

Summary: 1957. Famed theater critic A. S. Crystal has come to the British seaside resort of Brighton with something other than the local production of A Shilling in the Meter on his mind. He intends to tell Constable Twitten the secret he knows about the still-unsolved Aldersgate Stick-Up case of 1945. Just before Crystal names the criminal mastermind involved, he's shot dead in his seat. As Constable...

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2018

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Tilly, Meg

Summary: Dumped on the eve of her wedding and Maggie Harris joins her sister on Solace Island, to lick her emotional wounds. At first Maggie resists Eve's plans about the sisters opening their own local bakery. And she doesn't appreciate Eve's efforts to fix her up with their neighbor, Luke Benson. When a car almost runs her down in the middle of the street, Luke saves her. Now he'll do anything to keep...

Publisher / Publication Date: Jove 2018

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Carey, M. R.

Summary: Divorceé Liz Kendall is devoted to her two kids, and most people who know her know that she wouldn't hurt a fly. But there's another side to Liz-- one that's dark and malicious. She will do anything to get her way, no matter how extreme. And when this alter ego takes control, the consequences are devastating. Teenaged Fran is a surviver of childhood abduction; she's protected by her imaginary...

Publisher / Publication Date: Orbit, Hachette Book Group 2018

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George, Margaret

Summary: With the beautiful and cunning Poppaea at his side, Nero Augustus commands the Roman empire, ushering in an unprecedented era of artistic and cultural splendor. Although he has yet to produce an heir, his power is unquestioned. But in the tenth year of his reign, a terrifying prophecy comes to pass and a fire engulfs Rome, reducing entire swaths of the city to rubble. Rumors of Nero's...

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2018

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