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Dickey, Eric Jerome

Summary: "A professional job turns personal for jet-setting contract killer Gideon in this sexy, thrilling page-turner by New York Timesbestselling author Eric Jerome Dickey. As a hit man from the time he was very young, money, women, and danger have always ruled Gideon's life; but for the first time, the job is taking its toll. Neither Gideon nor the city of Buenos Aires has recovered from the mayhem...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC DIC

Gaines, Ernest J.

Summary: In a small Cajun community in 1940s Louisiana, a young black man is about to go to the electric chair for murder. A white shopkeeper had died during a robbery gone bad; though the young man on trial had not been armed and had not pulled the trigger, in that time and place, there could be no doubt of the verdict or the penalty.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Contemporaries 1997

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION GAI

Hambly, Barbara.

Summary: After a corpse is discovered at a secret rendezvous of mountain men in the untamed Rockies, Benjamin January must find out who the murderer is.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAM

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Hambly 2011

Hambly, Barbara.

Summary: When free black musician and surgeon Benjamin January attends the funeral of a friend, an accident tips the dead man out of his coffin--only to reveal an unexpected inhabitant. Set in New Orleans in 1836.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAM

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Hambly 2010

Grisham, John

Summary: Cullen Post, an Episcopal minister and lawyer, fights to exonerate Quincy Miller, who has spent over twenty years in prison for killing a lawyer, only to discover that powerful forces want the murder to remain unsolved.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC GRI

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA Fiction Gri

Styron, William

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1967

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STY

Doig, Ivan.

Summary: Teaching voice lessons to the privileged members of society during the height of the Harlem Renaissance, Susan Duff is hired by a man who once harbored political ambitions to teach his African American chauffeur how to sing.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DOI

Roth, Philip.

Summary: Coleman Silk is a respected professor at a New England college who suddenly finds his life unraveling after a comment he makes about some African-American students is misinterpreted as a racial slur. As the scandal heats up, Nathan Zuckerman, a writer researching a biography of Silk, begins to dig deeply into Silk's life. Eventually, matters are made worse when Coleman's affair with a young...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROT

Hunt, James Patrick

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2006

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M HUN

Hackman, Gene.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martins Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAC

Lansdale, Joe R.

Summary: In this Texas-sized thriller, Hap Collins and Leonard Pine--best friends, freelance troublemakers, and tough guys with good intentions--find themselves in the crosshairs of the Dixie Mafia and the lethal Vanilla Ride after an old friend asks Leonard to rescue his daughter from an abusive, no-good drug dealer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2009

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Dexter, Pete

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEX

Hunt, James Patrick

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Five Star 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HUN

Roby, Kimberla Lawson

Summary: "Curtis Black is no stranger to scandal. Throughout the decades, he has done much in the public eye, both good and evil. But what most people don't realize is that Curtis has been hiding a horrific childhood, which has affected him in countless, unspeakable ways. His buried past returns in an unwelcome visit when his estranged sister becomes alarmingly ill and his youngest child,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ROB

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROB

Brinkley, Jamel

Summary: In the nine expansive, searching stories of A lucky man, fathers and sons attempt to salvage relationships with friends and family members and confront mistakes made in the past. An imaginative young boy from the Bronx goes swimming with his group from day camp at a backyard pool in the suburbs, and faces the effects of power and privilege in ways he can barely grasp. A teen intent on proving...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Baldwin, James

Contents: Pt. 1. Seventh day -- pt. 2. Prayers of the saints -- Florence's prayer -- Gabriel's prayer -- Elizabeth's prayer -- pt. 3. Threshing-floor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Modern Library 1995

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Mosley, Walter

Summary: "Easy Rawlins is back, with a new detective agency and a new mystery to solve. Charcoal Joe has asked Easy to help clear Joe's son, who was found standing over a white man's dead body in his cabin home"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2016

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC MOS

Dickey, Eric Jerome

Summary: "A professional job turns personal for jet-setting contract killer Gideon in this sexy, thrilling page-turner by New York Timesbestselling author Eric Jerome Dickey. As a hit man from the time he was very young, money, women, and danger have always ruled Gideon's life; but for the first time, the job is taking its toll. Neither Gideon nor the city of Buenos Aires has recovered from the mayhem...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DIC

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DIC

Hambly, Barbara.

Summary: In 1835 New Orleans, Benjamin January, a free man of color, becomes caught up in a deadly plot when he rescues opera impresario Lorenzo Belaggio, who has brought a production of the opera "Othello" to town, from a violent attack.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAM

Gaines, Ernest J.

Summary: "Ernest J. Gaines's new novella revolves around a courthouse shooting that leads a young reporter to uncover the long story of race and power in his small town and the relationship between the white sheriff and the black man who "whipped children" to keep order. After Brady Sims pulls out a gun in a courtroom and shoots his own son, who has just been convicted of robbery and murder, he asks...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Contemporaries, Vintage Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GAI

Hambly, Barbara.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAM

Mosley, Walter.

Summary: Tempest Landry, a quick-witted African American resident of Harlem, NY, is walking home when a case of mistaken identity leads to his being shot by police. He finds himself standing in line at the gates of heaven waiting to talk to Saint Peter, who reviews his past transgressions and finds him wanting. Tempest is denied entry into heaven and ordered to hell. Believing his "sins" justified and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Black Classic Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOS

Hambly, Barbara.

Summary: A black American surgeon fights racism as he works alongside whites during a cholera epidemic in 1830s New Orleans. What particularly disturbs the French-trained Benjamin January, a free man of color, is that many other free men are disappearing. Are they victims of cholera or a human hand?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1998

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAM

Dickey, Eric Jerome.

Summary: Hit man Gideon traverses a steamy criminal underworld to confront the most challenging adversary of his career.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DIC

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: FIC Dic

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