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Grainger, A. J. (Annalie J.)

Summary: While searching for her missing sister, seventeen-year-old Lil nearly runs into Seven, a girl trying to escape flames that tore through the compound of the Sisterhood of the Light--and something worse.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster BFYR 2019

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC GRA

Hill, Will

Summary: Before, she lived inside the fence. She was never allowed to leave the property, never allowed to talk to Outsiders, never allowed to speak her mind. Because Father John controlled everything-- and Father John liked rules. Disobeying Father John came with terrible consequences. Then came the fire. Now Moonbeam is in the hospital, sharing her stories of sexual, physical and mental abuse. There...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Fire 2018

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Sharp, Zoe

Summary: Charlie Fox must infiltrate a dangerous cult called Fourth Day in order to try to discover who murdered a boy five years ago, but soon finds herself in over her head, as the cult leader begins to lure her into becoming one of his followers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SHA

Parker, Amy Christine

Summary: Lyla thought she was free from the survivalist Community, but it is hard to break the hold their leader Pioneer has even though he is in jail--and he is planning to use his powerful influence to get his revenge on Lyla and the town.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Childrens Books 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC PAR

Flanagan, John (John Anthony)

Summary: Halt, Will, and Horace set out for Hibernia, where a quasi-religious group, the Outsiders, is sowing confusion and sedition, and they find that secrets from Halt's past may hold the key to restoring order before the last kingdom is undermined.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2010

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC FLA

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC FLA

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Fla

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC FLA

Flanagan, John (John Anthony)

Summary: Tennyson, the false prophet of the Outsider cult, has escaped and Halt is determined to stop him before he crosses the border into Araluen. Genovesan assassins put Will and Halt's extraordinary archery skills to the test.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2010

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Parker, Amy Christine.

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Lyla feels ambivalent when the charismatic leader of her isolated suburban community is told that the end of the world is near and when it arrives they must all be ready to defend themselves against the unchosen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC PAR

van Dam, Katrin

Summary: Senior year at high school is going to be hard enough for Rooney Harris, desperate to get into a good college and away from her small town, but things get tougher when she ends up as the sole support for herself and her younger brother because of their mother's obsession with the Next World Society, a cult that believes they will be whisked away to a new world paradise on November 17.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC VAN

Finneyfrock, Karen.

Summary: "Starbird has spent the first sixteen years of her life on a commune in the woods of Washington State. When she gets her Calling to become a waitress at the farm's satellite restaurant in Seattle, it means leaving behind the only place she's ever known and entering the World Outside"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC FIN

Correia, Larry.

Summary: "Agent Franks of the US Monster Control Bureau is a man of many parts--parts from other people. Franks is 6' 5", all muscle, nearly indestructible, animated by a powerful alchemical substance and inhabited by a super-intelligent spirit more ancient than humanity itself. Good thing he's on our side. More or less. Sworn to serve the US from all monsters, Franks has only one condition to the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Baen 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COR

Kellerman, Faye.

Summary: Detective Peter Decker of Los Angeles police investigates a series of murders within a religious cult. An attempt to storm the cult's compound has to be abandoned when the cult leader threatens to blow it up, along with scores of children.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow and Co. 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KEL

Jolley, Dan

Summary: After accidentally merging San Francisco with the shadow dimension of Arcadia, Gabe and his friends risk the ultimate sacrifice to unite all five elements.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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

Ryan, Carrie.

Summary: Gabry lives a quiet life in a town trapped between a forest and the ocean, hemmed in by the dead who hunger for the living, but her mother Mary's secrets, a cult of religious zealots who worship the dead, and a stranger from the forest who seems to know Gabry threaten to destroy her world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2010

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC RYA

Shaw, Vivian

Summary: "Meet Greta Helsing, fast-talking doctor to the undead. Keeping the supernatural community not-alive and well in London has been her family's specialty for generations. Greta Helsing inherited the family's highly specialized, and highly peculiar, medical practice. She treats the undead for a host of ills -- vocal strain in banshees, arthritis in barrow-wights, and entropy in mummies. Although...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Orbit 2017

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Krentz, Jayne Ann

Summary: After one of her artists sends her a painting before apparently taking her own life, Seattle gallery owner Virginia teams with private investigator Cabot Sutter to catch the true killer and uncover the truth about the cult they were a part of as children.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC KRE

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

Connolly, John

Summary: "Dangerous and driven private investigator Charlie Parker returns in the latest gripping thriller of internationally bestselling author John Connolly's series, in which ungodly fears haunt a strange and isolated community. Jerome Burnel was once a hero. He intervened to prevent multiple killings, and in doing so destroyed himself. His life was torn apart. He was imprisoned, brutalized. But in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Emily Bestler Books/Atria Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CON

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CON

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1 available in Adult, Call number: M CON

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Smith, Alexis M

Summary: "A new novel from a former bookseller, author of the acclaimed Glaciers, tracks a young woman's return home to investigate a secretive community that has mysteriously rescued an island devastated by natural and chemical disaster -- and taken hold of one of her oldest friends. Twenty years ago Lucie Bowen left Marrow Island; along with her mother, she fled the aftermath of an earthquake that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SMI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: M SMI

Wallace, Kali

Summary: After waking in a shallow grave, Breezy, a high school senior, crosses the country seeking answers about her death and resurrection, discovering along the way a host of supernatural creatures, as well as a human cult determined to "free" them at any cost.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC WAL

Greenwood, Kerry.

Summary: With the help of a troupe of free-spirited freegans, three very clever internet hackers and a bunch of singing vegans, Melbourne baker Corinna and her luscious Daniel go head-to-head with a sinister religious cult on a mission and a band of Romanies out for revenge in a wild and wonderful chase to find two missing runaways.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Poisoned Pen Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRE

Jackson, Lisa.

Summary: Some refer to it as the Colony. To others, it's a cult. But few locals in the Oregon coastal hamlet of Deception Bay have ever been invited to the inner sanctum of Siren Song. Now there are disturbing rumors about the Colony, its matriarch, and a long history of bitter secrets-- but you can never stop it. Death has come to Siren Song before. But this time there will be no refuge and no remorse....

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2013

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McOmber, Adam.

Summary: Jane Silverlake, a young woman from the wild heath regions of Victorian England, uses her paranormal ability to see the souls of handcrafted objects to infiltrate a mysterious dream-manipulation cult into which the man she loves has gone missing.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCO

Harrison, Jim

Summary: The title novella is about an aging writer who spars with his estranged wife, weathers the slings and arrows of literary success, and tries to cope with the sow he buys on a whim. In "Eggs," a woman reminisces about staying in London with her grandparents and collecting eggs at their country house. Years later, having never had a child, she attempts to do so. And in "The Case of the Howling...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC HAR

Jolley, Dan

Summary: Finding an old map, Gabe and his friends follow clues to a secret chamber beneath San Francisco, where they perform what they think is a friendship ritual before strange events reveal a sinister cult from a parallel realm.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2016

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Bosworth, Jennifer

Summary: After a major earthquake devastates Los Angeles, Mia wants only to take care of her brother and mother, but two fanatical doomsday cults vie for her powers, drawn from the multiple lightning strikes she has experienced.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Square Fish 2013

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC BOS