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Caine, Rachel

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: They're hunting a killer so silent, so invisible, that his unspeakable crimes are the only proof he exists. A car submerged in a remote pond. The bodies of two girls strapped into their seats. The mystery of their mother, vanished without a trace, leads Gwen Proctor and Kezia Claremont into dangerous territory. On the surface, Gwen's life is good-two children approaching adulthood, a committed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas & Mercer 2021

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Hoag, Tami

Summary: "When Detective Nick Fourcade enters the home of Genevieve Gauthier outside the sleepy town of Bayou Breaux, Louisiana, the bloody crime scene that awaits him is both the most brutal and the most confusing he's ever seen. Genevieve's seven-year-old son, KJ, has been murdered by an alleged intruder, yet Genevieve is alive and well, a witness inexplicably left behind to tell the tale. There is no...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Publishing, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2019

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

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP MYSTERY HOA

Brown, Sandra

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2005

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

Summary: Louder Than Words is inspired by true events and tells the poignant story of grieving parents who used the unexpected death of their young daughter as inspiration to build a world class children's hospital. The hospital not only keeps their daughter's memory alive, but has also gone on to help thousands of children and their families, eventually becoming the template for all children's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Identity Films 2014

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Reina, Miquel

Summary: "Harold y Mary Rose Grapes son un matrimonio que, tras la trágica muerte de su hijo, dejó a un lado sus sueños de juventud y se resignó a vivir en una isla remota, alejados de todo. Sin embargo, el destino les vuelve a poner a prueba: deben abandonar su hogar de una manera que nunca habrían imaginado, por un problema de delimitación de costas. La noche antes de ser desahuciados, mientras...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Espasa 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 468.4 FIC REI

Wright, Jason F.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2008

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

Herbert, Julián

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: As he sits by his dying mother, a son immerses himself in his memories of his childhood and youth while he investigates the complex relationship with his mother, his own children and his country, Mexico.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graywolf Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HER

North, Alex

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: "After the sudden death of his wife, Tom Kennedy believes a fresh start will help him and his young son Jake heal. A new beginning, a new house, a new town. Featherbank. But the town has a dark past. Twenty years ago, a serial killer abducted and murdered five residents. Until Frank Carter was finally caught, he was nicknamed "The Whisper Man," for he would lure his victims out by whispering...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Celadon Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NOR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC NOR

Miranda, Megan

Summary: Told in two voices, sixteen-year-old Kennedy Jones and seventeen-year-old Nolan Chandler are drawn together by strange signals related to family tragedies, and find they are more connected than they could have imagined.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC MIR

Johncock, Benjamin

Summary: "Jim Harrison is a test pilot in the United States Air Force in the post-World War II era and a young husband and father, but when his family is faced with a sudden inexplicable tragedy, his instincts as a father and a pilot are put to test as the family experiences both fear and hope"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2015

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

Rice, Luanne

Summary: Fifteen-year-old Emily has six siblings, but she was also close to her best friend, Lizzie Porter, who died nearly a year ago, and she is still grieving; but Lizzie's family are also grieving, so much so, that they use Lizzie's younger sister, Chloe, as a lure and kidnap Emily, forcing her to dress, talk, and act like Lizzie, and threatening to go after Emily's family if she does not become the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION RIC

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC RIC

Hogan, Ruth

Summary: "They say friends make life worth living... Once a spirited, independent woman with a rebellious streak, Masha's life was forever changed by a tragic event twelve years ago. Unable to let go of her grief, she finds comfort in her faithful canine companion Haizum, and peace in the quiet lanes of her town's swimming pool. Almost without her realizing it, her life has shuddered to a halt. It's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crooked Lane Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOG

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOG

Lin, Chia-Chia

Summary: A searing debut novel that explores community, identity, and the myth of the American dream through an immigrant family in Alaska In Chia-Chia Lin's debut novel, The Unpassing , we meet a Taiwanese immigrant family of six struggling to make ends meet on the outskirts of Anchorage, Alaska. The father, hardworking but beaten down, is employed as a plumber and repairman, while the mother, a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LIN

Johncock, Benjamin

Summary: A U.S. Air Force test pilot passes up the chance to become an astronaut after his wife gets pregnant against all odds, and as fatherhood consumes him, a sudden tragedy puts his instincts as a father and as a pilot to the test.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picador 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JOH

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Johncock 2015

Erdrich, Louise

Summary: North Dakota, late summer, 1999. Landreaux Iron stalks a deer along the edge of the property bordering his own. He shoots with easy confidence - but when the buck springs away, Landreaux realizes he's hit something else, a blur he saw as he squeezed the trigger. When he staggers closer, he realizes he has killed his neighbor's five-year-old son, Dusty Ravich. The youngest child of his friend...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ERD

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ERD

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ERD

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ERD
1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ERD

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION ERD

Erdrich, Louise

Summary: Landreaux Iron stalks a deer along the edge of the property bordering his own. He shoots with easy confidence -- but when the buck springs away, Landreaux realizes he's hit something else. When he staggers closer, he realizes he has killed his neighbor's five-year-old son, Dusty. The youngest child of his friend and neighbor, Peter Ravich, Dusty was best friends with Landreaux's five-year-old...

Format: text

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

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1 available in Adult Display, Call number: LP FIC ERD

Hassib, Rajia

Summary: The affluent Al-Menshawy family find their American dream shattered when a devastating turn of events leaves their eldest son and their neighbor's daughter dead, and, becoming pariahs in their upscale New Jersey community, they struggle to keep their family together.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAS

Grunwald, Lisa.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books 1997

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC Grunw

Cohen, Leah Hager.

Summary: Is keeping a secret from a spouse always an act of infidelity? And what cost does such a secret exact on a family? The Ryries have suffered a loss: the death of a baby just fifty-seven hours after his birth. Without words to express their grief, the parents, John and Ricky, try to return to their previous lives. Struggling to regain a semblance of normalcy for themselves and for their two...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COH

Picoult, Jodi

Summary: Leaving Home brings together three previously published short pieces, each dealing with a variation on the theme of leaving home. The first, "Weights and measures," deals with the tragic loss of a child; the second is a non-fiction letter Picoult wrote to her eldest son as he left for college; and "Ritz" tells the story of a mother who takes the vacation all mothers need sometime.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2011

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

Straub, Peter

Summary: Willy Patrick finds her life intersecting with that of a stranger, Timothy Underhill, when she experiences an eerie event involving the death of her daughter and Timothy receives communications from dead people he had known in his youth.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2004

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

Woodruff, Lee.

Summary: A bright June day. A split-second distraction. A family forever changed. Life is good for Maura Corrigan. Married to her college sweetheart, Pete, raising three young kids with her parents nearby in her peaceful Chicago suburb, her world is secure. Then one day, in a single turn of fate, that entire world comes crashing down and everything that she thought she knew changes. Maura must learn...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2012

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

Goldberg, Myla.

Summary: Celia and Djuna ruled their clique of friends with dual iron fists. But when Djuna disappeared while the duo was walking home together, Celia buried the terrible truth of that day deep down inside. Now, twenty years later, Celia is unable to consciously keep her secret any longer. Despite her success, her personal life has fallen stagnant, and, buried under the weight of her awful past, Celia...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Goldberg 2010

Robards, Karen.

Summary: Olivia "Livvy" Archer Morrison returns with her little girl to her childhood home on a northern Louisiana plantation only to be tortured by nightmares of her mother's violent death and the uneasy feeling that they are somehow connected to multiple murders committed 20 years ago by a serial killer who preys on young girls. Only her stepcousin Seth Archer, a scion of the Archer clan who played...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Dell 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROB

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