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NDiaye, Marie

Summary: Maître Susane, a quiet middle-aged lawyer living a modest existence in Bordeaux, known to all as a consummate and unflappable professional. But when Gilles Principaux shows up at her office asking her to defend his wife, who is accused of a horrific crime, Maître Susane begins to crack. She seems to remember having been alone with him in her youth for a significant event, one her mind obsesses...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2023

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Bunn, T. Davis

Summary: Young line producer Danny Byrd is well-known in Hollywood for being someone who gets things done on time and under budget. But when his reputation takes a beating after his partner-- and former best friend-- makes off with their investors' money, Danny has but one chance to redeem himself and restore his ruined career. LA lawyer Megan Pierce sacrificed years proving herself to bosses only to be...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

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Patterson, James

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "Tough-as-nails criminal defense attorney Jane Smith is hip-deep in the murder trial of the century. Actually, her charmless client might've committed several murders. She's also fallen in love with a wonderful guy. And an equally wonderful dog, a mutt. But Jane doesn't have much time. She's just received a terminal diagnosis giving her twelve months. Unless she's murdered before her expiration...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2023

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Scott, Caroline

Summary: "With delectable prose, a sharp heroine ahead of her time, and an adventure across the English countryside in search of great food, Good Taste is the perfect historical novel for fans of Dear Mrs. Bird and The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. You can tell a lot about a person from what they like to eat... England in 1932 is in the grip of the Great Depression. Stella Douglas,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2022

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Margolin, Phillip

Summary: Robin Lockwood is an increasingly prominent defense attorney in the Portland community. A Yale graduate and former MMA fighter, she's becoming known for her string of innovative and successful defense strategies. As a favor to a judge, Robin takes on the pro bono defense of a reprehensible defendant charged with even more reprehensible crimes. But what she doesn't know, what she can't know, is...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC MAR

Follett, Ken

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: The Spinning Jenny was invented in 1770, and with that, a new era of manufacturing and industry changed lives everywhere within a generation. A world filled with unrest wrestles for control over this new world order: A mother's husband is killed in a work accident due to negligence; a young woman fights to fund her school for impoverished children; a well-intentioned young man unexpectedly...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2023

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1 available in Audiobook Display, Call number: CD FIC FOL

Terry, Angela.

Summary: Harvard-educated corporate attorney Jasmine "Jae" Phillips promised herself that she wouldn't date anyone at the office. She's too focused on the job, and her meh dating history can be summed up with a shrug. Then came Brad Summers. When Jae's colleague Brad enters her office--boyish and handsome with his tousled hair and sparkling green-gold eyes--and asks if she'd like to grab a drink, she's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Girl Friday Books 2023

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TER

Musso, Guillaume

Summary: Paris, un atelier d'artiste caché au fond d'une allée verdoyante. Madeline l'a loué pour s'y reposer et s'isoler. À la suite d'une méprise, cette jeune flic londonienne y voit débarquer Gaspard, un écrivain misanthrope venu des États-Unis pour écrire dans la solitude. Ces deux écorchés vifs sont contraints de cohabiter quelques jours. L'atelier a appartenu au célèbre peintre Sean Lorenz et...

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Publisher / Publication Date: XO Editions 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Foreign Language, Call number: 468 MUS FRENCH

DeLuca, Jen

Summary: "The Renaissance Faire is on the move, and Lulu and Dex are happily along for the ride, in the next utterly charming rom-com from Jen DeLuca. A high-powered attorney from a success-oriented family, Louisa "Lulu" Malone lives to work, and everything seems to be going right, until the day she realizes it's all wrong. Lulu's cousin Mitch introduced her to the world of Ren Faires, and when she...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Romance 2022

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Fields-Schneider, Penny

Summary: "Jack has been praised all his life for his extraordinary artistic talent and is rarely seen without his sketchpad. However, in Jack's world art is considered a hobby - men are expected to support their families with steady jobs offering solid prospects for advancement. Future responsibilities are far from Jack's thoughts, however, as he departs Australian shores for a six-month holiday...

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Publisher / Publication Date: PFS 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FIE

Baldacci, David

20 holds on 16 copies

Summary: "Set in the tumultuous year of 1968 in southern Virginia, a racially-charged murder case sets a duo of white and Black lawyers against a deeply unfair system as they work to defend their wrongfully-accused Black defendants When two wealthy white landowners are found dead, the whole country immediately thinks it must be Jerome Washington, the hired help, who killed them. He was standing over the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2024

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2 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Patterson, James

Summary: In The 4th of July, after losing one of its own, Lindsay Boxer and the Women's Murder Club make a courageous return for their fourth and most chilling case ever--one that could easily be their last. A young girl is killed in crossfire after a routine arrest goes terribly wrong, and Lt. Lindsay Boxer has to defend herself against a charge of police brutality. While awaiting trial, Lindsay...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2009

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

Thomas, Angie

Summary: Starr a 16 ans, elle est noire et vit dans un quartier difficile, rythmé par les guerres de gangs, la drogue et les descentes de police. Tous les jours, elle rejoint son lycée blanc situé dans une banlieue chic; tous les jours, elle fait le grand écart entre ses deux vies, ses deux mondes. Mais tout vole en éclats le soir où son ami d'enfance Khalil est tué. Sous ses yeux, de trois balles dans...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nathan 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Foreign Language, Call number: YA WORLD FRENCH THO

Bradford, Barbara Taylor

Summary: James Falconer, a tycoon and a self-made man, seems to have the world in the palm of his hand. But the Great War looms, and James decides to fight for king and country. The fighting is bloody and brutal, and James returns a changed man, with wounds both physical and mental. His beloved wife is dead, but a new woman returns to help nurse him back to health. Georgiana Ward once held James in her...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2023

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1 available in Audiobook Display, Call number: CD FIC BRA

Burg, Ann E.

Summary: In a poor village outside of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Serafina works hard to help her family, but dreams of going to school and becoming a doctor--then the earthquake hits and Serafina must summon all her courage to find her father and still get medicine for her sick baby brother as she promised.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC BUR

Hale, Nathan

Summary: "The first American pilots to fight in World War I flew for the French military. France created a squadron of volunteer Americans called the Lafayette Escadrille (named after the great Marquis de Lafayette). Follow this squadron on their high-flying adventures: How they got into the French military. How they learned to fly. How they fought--and died. And how these American pilots would go down...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books 2023

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Liasson, Miranda

Summary: "Gabby Langdon has always tried to make people happy. She even went to law school to please her father, and now she's a highly successful-albeit bored-attorney. But Gabby secretly dreams of being a writer, so for once she does something for herself--she signs up for a writing class taught by best-selling novelist Caden Marshall. There's only one problem: her brooding, sexy professor is a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Forever 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LIA

Marsh, Sarah

Summary: "Ellen Lark is on the verge of marriage when she and her fiancé receive an unexpected visit from Alexander Graham Bell. Ellen is deaf and for a time she was Bell's student learning visible speech. During their lessons, Bell also confided in her about his dream of producing a device that would transmit the human voice along a wire: the telephone. Now, on the cusp of wealth and renown, Bell wants...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2024

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC MAR

Sagan, Françoise

Summary: Endearing, self-absorbed, seventeen-year-old CÃcile is the very essence of untroubled amorality. Freed from the stifling constraints of boarding school, she joins her fatherâa handsome, still-young widower with a wandering eyeâfor a carefree, two-month summer vacation in a beautiful villa outside of Paris with his latest mistress, Elsa. CÃcile cherishes the free-spirited moments she and her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pocket 2009

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1 available in Foreign Language, Call number: 468 SAG FRENCH

Connelly, Michael

3 holds on 2 copies

Summary: Defense attorney Mickey Haller enlists Harry Bosch to help investigate the death of a deputy, blamed on the wife. But danger comes from those who covered up what the deputy's killing was really about.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Runyan, Aimie K.

Summary: "December 1917. As World War I rages in Europe, twenty-four-year-old Ruby Wagner, the jewel in a prominent Philadelphia family, prepares for her upcoming wedding to a society scion. Like her life so far, it's all been carefully arranged. But when her beloved older brother is killed in combat, Ruby follows her heart and answers the Army Signal Corps' call for women operators to help overseas. As...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lake Union Publishing 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RUN

Louis, Édouard

Summary: "An autobiographical novel from the international bestselling author Édouard Louis - about success, transformation, and the perils of leaving the past behind"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2024

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC LOU

LeZotte, Ann Clare

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "As a young teacher on Martha's Vineyard, Mary Lambert feels restless and adrift. So when a league of missionaries invite her to travel abroad, she knows it's a once in a lifetime opportunity. Paris is home to a pioneering deaf school where she could meet its visionary instructors Jean Massieu and Laurent Clerc--and even bring back their methods to help advance formal deaf education in America!...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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Ma, Diana

Summary: If there's one thing Lily Hong can't stand, it's being second best. That's why she and Max Zhang have been bitter rivals ever since he swooped into town as the new kid with the cool clothes and his fancy downtown Chinese school and showed her up in the fifth-grade reading challenge. She had wanted to be the one to win the pizza party for their class. Okay, so that was two years ago . . . her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2024

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC MA

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