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Vance, J. D.

Summary: Vance, a former marine and Yale Law School graduate, provides an account of growing up in a poor Rust Belt town that offers a broader, probing look at the struggles of America's white working class. The decline of this group, a demographic of our country that has been slowly disintegrating over forty years, has been reported on with growing frequency and alarm. J. D. Vance tells the true story...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning 2017

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5 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 VANCE, J.D. VAN

Haddix, Margaret Peterson.

Summary: Time-travelers Jonah and Katherine are summoned to help another missing child from history, this time Virginia Dare from the Roanoke Colony, but their journey is sabotaged and goes dangerously awry, leaving them in the wrong time period. Includes author's note about the history of Roanoke Colony and Virginia Dare.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2011

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

Jiles, Paulette

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: In the wake of the Civil War, Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd travels through northern Texas, giving live readings from newspapers to paying audiences hungry for news of the world. An elderly widower who has lived through three wars and fought in two of them, the captain enjoys his rootless, solitary existence. In Wichita Falls, he is offered a $50 gold piece to deliver a young orphan to her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning 2016

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Brand, Max

Summary: When Happy Jack in "The Gift" learns that Sandy Crisp was behind the killing of his pal Jackson, a married man and the father of three, he hunts him down at his cabin. Feeling fear for the first time, as Happy Jack tries to taunt him into a fight, Crisp is struck by the physical similarity between Happy Jack and Johnny Neilan, the son of his nearest neighbors, who died twelve years ago in a log...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

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

Taylor, Andrew

Summary: "Two young girls plot a murder by witchcraft. Soon afterwards a government clerk dies painfully in mysterious circumstances. His colleague James Marwood is asked to investigate - but the task brings unexpected dangers. Meanwhile, architect Cat Hakesby is working for a merchant who lives on Slaughter Street, where the air smells of blood and a captive Barbary lion prowls the stables. Then a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2022

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

Bestor-Siegal, Amanda

Summary: Paris, 2015. A crowd gathers outside the Chauvet home in the affluent suburban community of Maisons-Larue, watching as the family's American au pair is led away in handcuffs after the sudden death of her young charge. The grieving mother believes the caretaker is to blame, and the neighborhood is thrown into chaos, unsure who is at fault--the enigmatic, young foreigner or the mother herself,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Large Print, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2022

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

Barrett, Lorna

Summary: "Bookstore owner Tricia Miles tries to open a new chapter in life, but murder mars the pages in the latest entry to Lorna Barrett's New York Times bestselling Booktown series. Tricia Miles and her sister, Angelica, are the co-presidents of the Stoneham Chamber of Commerce. Things are changing in the booktown, and some merchants would say not for the better. They grumble that too many...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2022

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

Benjamin, Melanie

Summary: "Southern California, 1960s: endless sunny days surfing in Malibu, followed by glittering neon nights at Whisky a Go Go. In an era when women are expected to be housewives, Carol Donnelly breaks the mold as a legendary female surfer struggling to compete in a male-dominated sport -- and her daughters, Mindy and Ginger, bear the weight of Carol's unconventional lifestyle. The Donnelly sisters...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2023

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC BEN

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Benjamin

Couch, Angela K.

Summary: "With her father in a German POW camp and her home in Sainte-Mère-Église, France, under Nazi occupation, Rosalie Barrieau will do anything to keep her younger brother safe . . . even from his desire to join the French resistance. Until she falls into the debt of a German soldier--one who delivers a wounded British pilot to her door. Though not sure what to make of her German ally, Rosalie is...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2022

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Dovalpage, Teresa

Summary: "Cuban-born Mercedes Spivey and her American husband, Nolan, win a cruise to Cuba. Once aboard, Mercedes is surprised to see two people she met through her ex-boyfriend Lorenzo: former University of Havana professor Selfa Segarra and down-on-his-luck Spanish writer Javier Jurado. When Selfa disappears on their first day at sea, Mercedes and Javier begin to wonder if their presence on the cruise...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2022

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

Ellis, David

Summary: Years after a party that resulted in a teen's death, Jon Soliday, legal counsel to a politician and close childhood friend who is running for governor, realizes with horror that his fellow partygoers are being killed off.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2003

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

Hatcher, Robin Lee

Summary: Brianna Hastings's life seemed dull until she was smitten by Greg, who leads an exciting, independent life-- the kind of life she longs for. For a college history assignment, Brianna has to interview her great-grandmother about life during World War II. During the interview, Daisy presses her with questions about Greg's character. What could her great-grandmother possibly know about love at...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2022

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

Patterson, James

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Summary: 22 seconds ... until Lindsay Boxer loses her badge--or her life. SFPD Sergeant Lindsay Boxer has guns on her mind. There's buzz of a last-ditch shipment of drugs and weapons crossing the Mexican border ahead of new restrictive gun laws. Before Lindsay can act, her top informant tips her to a case that hits disturbingly close to home. Former cops. Professional hits. All with the same warning...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2022

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC PAT

Raybourn, Deanna

Summary: "London, 1889. Veronica Speedwell and her natural historian beau Stoker are summoned by Sir Hugo Montgomerie, head of Special Branch. He has a personal request on behalf of his goddaughter, Euphemia Hathaway. After years of traveling the world, her eldest brother, Jonathan, heir to Hathaway Hall, was believed to have been killed in the catastrophic eruption of Krakatoa a few years before. But...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2022

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC RAY

Sandford, John

Summary: Letty Davenport, the brilliant and tenacious adopted daughter of Lucas Davenport, takes the investigative reins in the newest thriller from #1 bestselling author John Sandford. By age twenty-four, Letty Davenport has seen more action and uncovered more secrets than many law enforcement professionals. Now a recent Stanford grad with a master's in economics, she's restless and bored in a desk job...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2022

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

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC SAN

Shipman, Viola

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "Once the hottest mergers and acquisitions executive in the company, Henrietta Wegner can see the ambitious and impossibly young up-and-comers gunning for her job. When Henri's boss makes it clear she'll be starting the New Year unemployed unless she can close a big deal before the holidays, Henri impulsively tells him that she can convince her aging parents to sell Wegner's -- their iconic...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2023

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC SHI

Henderson, Eleanor

Summary: "Cotton County, Georgia, 1930: In a house full of secrets, two babies - one light-skinned, the other dark - are born to Elma Jesup, a white sharecropper's daughter. Accused of her rape, field hand Genus Jackson is lynched and dragged behind a truck down the road to the nearby town. In the aftermath, the farm's inhabitants are forced to contend with their complicity in a series of events that...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe, a trademark of HarperCollins Publishers 2017

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

Hood, Joshua

Summary: A blown mission and a dead team leave Adam Hayes the last loose thread in a tapestry of betrayal in this latest high stakes international thriller from the world of Robert Ludlum. The most pressing issue on Adam Hayes' mind is planning his son's upcoming 5th birthday party. After years of operating in the world's most dangerous spots for Treadstone, he's ready to call it quits, but the feeling...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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2 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC HOO

Saunders, Kate

Summary: "In the spring of 1853, private detective Laetitia Rodd receives a request from a retired actor. His friend, Thomas Transome, has decided to leave his wife, who now needs assistance in securing a worthy settlement. What starts out as a simple matter of negotiation becomes complicated when a body is discovered in the old theater. Soon Mrs. Rodd finds herself embroiled in family politics,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2022

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Shusterman, Neal

Summary: "A captivating, National Book Award-winning novel about mental illness that lingers long beyond the last page, Challenger Deep is a heartfelt tour de force by New York Times bestselling author Neal Shusterman. Laurie Halse Anderson, award-winning author of Speak, calls it "a brilliant journey across the dark sea of the mind; frightening, sensitive, and powerful. Simply extraordinary." Caden...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Walker, Martin

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Summary: After a prisoner breaks parole to see his son on Christmas, Bruno must track him down before he throws away his chance at eventual freedom. When a Senegalese man's coffee sells superbly at the market, some cafe owners become incensed by the new competition and take matters into their own hands. As a Swiss tourist and a St. Denis native fall in love over the fruit-and-veggie stall, one of their...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2022

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Walters, Natalie

Summary: "CIA analyst Brynn Taylor developed a new program to combat terrorism, and she invited members of foreign intelligence agencies to America to foster cooperation between countries. Now one of them, Egyptian spy Remon Riad, is missing. Jack Hudson has been working for the Strategic Neutralization and Protection Agency (SNAP) for almost nine years and takes the lead in hunting down the missing...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2022

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC WAL

Baldacci, David

Summary: It is New Year's Eve, 1952 in Los Angeles. Private Investigator, Aloysius Archer, is dining with his friend and rising Hollywood star, Liberty Callahan, when they're approached by Eleanor Lamb, a famous screenwriter, who would like to hire him as she suspects someone is trying to kill her. A visit to Lamb's Malibu residence leaves Archer in no doubt of foul play when he's knocked unconscious...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing Large Print 2022

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1 available in New Large Print, Call number: LP FIC BAL

Estleman, Loren D.

Summary: "Someone is dead who shouldn't be, and the wrong man is in prison." Nearly twenty years ago, college freshman April Goss was found dead in her bathtub, an apparent suicide, but suspicion soon fell on her boyfriend. Dan Corbeil was convicted of her murder and sent to prison. Case closed. Or is it?"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2022

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