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Cummins, Jeanine

4 holds on 1 copy

Summary: Lydia Quixano Perez lives in the Mexican city of Acapulco. She runs a bookstore. She has a son, Luca, the love of her life, and a wonderful husband who is a journalist. And while cracks are beginning to show in Acapulco because of the drug cartels, her life is, by and large, reasonably comfortable. Even though she knows they'll never sell, Lydia stocks some of her all-time favorite books in her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press Large Print 2020

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Urrea, Luis Alberto.

Contents: "Nineteen-year-old Nayeli works at a taco shop in her Mexican village and dreams about her father, who journeyed to the US when she was young. Recently, it has dawned on her that he isn't the only man who has left town. In fact, there are almost no men in the village--they've all gone north. While watching The Magnificent Seven, Nayeli decides to go north herself and recruit seven men--her own...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC URR

Scofield, Sandra Jean

Summary: Widowed pet store owner Tom Riley of Chicago goes to Mexico to drown his grief. His fellow tourists annoy him so he tries to meet the locals. A resident American painter introduces him to her model, Consolata Arispe, a widow who runs a cafe. Love follows.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 1996

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SCO

Noël, Alyson.

Summary: "Strange things are happening to Daire Santos. Crows mock her, glowing people stalk her, time stops without warning, and a beautiful boy with unearthly blue eyes haunts all her dreams. Fearing for her daughter's sanity, Daire's mother sends her to live with the grandmother she's never met, but who recognizes the visions for what they truly are-the call to her destiny as a Soul Seeker-one who...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St Martin's Griffin 2012

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

McGarrity, Michael.

Summary: Catapulted into early adulthood after the death of an older brother he idolized, eight-year-old Matthew Kerney assumes difficult responsibilities to save the family ranch against a backdrop of the Great Depression and a drought-stricken Tularosa Basin.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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McGarrity, Michael.

Summary: Catapulted into early adulthood after the death of an older brother he idolized, eight-year-old Matthew Kerney assumes difficult responsibilities to save the family ranch against a backdrop of the Great Depression and a drought-stricken Tularosa Basin.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2014

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

Anaya, Rudolfo A.

Summary: Six-year-old Antonio embarks upon a spiritual journey under the watchful guidance of Ultima, a healing woman, that leads him to question his faith and beliefs in family, religion, and other aspects of his Chicano culture.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books 1999

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Noël, Alyson.

Summary: "Since coming to Enchantment, New Mexico everything in Daire Santos life has changed. And not all for the better. While she's come to accept and embrace her new powers as a Soul Seeker, Daire struggles with the responsibility she holds navigating between the worlds of the living and the dead"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 2013

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

Havill, Steven

Summary: When New Mexico rancher Miles Waddell inherits $330 million and builds an astronomy-based theme park, he draws the unwelcome attention of eco-terrorists, whose attempts to sabotage the development lead to several shooting deaths.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Poisoned Pen Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAV

Armstrong, Cathleen

Summary: Last Chance, New Mexico. When the going gets tough, Kaitlyn Reed and Steven Braden have always got going-- out of town and away from the problem. Now they are both back. Kaitlyn is working to reestablish a relationship with the seven-year-old daughter she left behind six months earlier. Steven is trying to prove to his family that he is not the irresponsible charmer they have always known him...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Isaacs, Susan

Summary: Tycoon Gloria Garrison, née Goldberg, has a kingdom to bequeath to one of the grandchildren she barely knows. They're all twenty-somethings who foolishly believe money isn't everything. Just shy of eighty, Gloria doesn't wish to watch the minutes tick by while the three dither over the issues of their generation, love, meaning, identity. She has summoned them all from New York for a weekend at...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2013

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Grimes, Martha.

Summary: Escaping into the nearby mountains from the mysterious man who had abducted her, a young amnesiac joins forces with fourteen-year-old Mary Dark Hope to find and confront the evil man she calls "Daddy"--before he can find her first.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt 1999

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Johansen, Iris.

Summary: Photojournalist Bess Grady teams up with a CIA agent to catch germ-warfare terrorists who wiped out a Mexican village in a rehearsal for an attack on the U.S. Bess was vacationing in the village and only escaped because she is immune to anthrax, the bacteria used. By the author of The Ugly Duckling.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1998

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JOH

Havill, Steven.

Summary: The Posadas High School girls' volleyball team is on a hot winning streak, exciting everyone. But then the coach, Clint Scott, is found gunned down in the girls' shower room, the victim of four bullets, one fired nearly point blank into his heart. Dead for hours, he was killed soon after the end of last night's game. And, last night, a homegrown Banksy tagged several sites in town before he...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Poisoned Pen Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAV

Doerr, Harriet.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Contemorary Large Print 1994

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

Isaacs, Susan

Summary: A septuagenarian business owner evaluates her grandchildren as possible successors to her multi-million-dollar beauty empire, including New York movie studio editor Daisy, womanizing sports PR representative Matt, and religious Legal Aid lawyer Raquel.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Isaacs 2012

Toews, Miriam

Summary: This novel follows a young Mennonite woman, vulnerable yet wise beyond her years, who carries a terrible family secret with her on a remarkable journey to survival and redemption. Nineteen-year-old Irma lives in a rural Mennonite community in Mexico. She has already been cast out of her family for marrying a young Mexican ne'er-do-well she barely knows, although she remains close to her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TOE

Lustbader, Eric.

Summary: When Director Yadin learns of a mysterious connection between Ouyang Jidan, a senior member of China's Politburo, and a recently deceased Mexican drug lord, he asks Jason Bourne to investigate.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LUS

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION LUS

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Lustbader 2013

Aguilar Camín, Héctor

Summary: "This novel marks the long-awaited arrival in English of a masterful voice in Mexican and noir fiction "Death in Veracruz "is a gritty and atmospheric noir centered on the so-called oil wars of the late 1970s, which pitted the extremely powerful and corrupt government-owned oil cartel PEMEX against the agrarian landowners in the coastal regions of Southern Mexico. This novel, translated for the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Schaffner Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAM

Cisneros, Sandra.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CIS

McGarrity, Michael

Summary: "The grand saga of an American ranching family continues in The Last Ranch, the final, mesmerizing book of New York Times bestseller Michael McGarrity's gripping and richly authentic American West trilogy. When Matthew Kerney returns to his ranch in thebeautiful San Andres Mountains after serving in Sicily during World War II, he must not only fight to recover physically and emotionally from a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2016

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1 available in Adult- Western, Call number: Western McGarrity 2016

Estes, Kristyn Rehling.

Summary: Manuela wants a new dress for her birthday, but times are hard and she is disappointed when she receives a hand-me-down instead.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 1999

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC EST

Solares, Martn̕

Summary: "When a young journalist named Bernardo Blanco is killed in the fictional Mexican port city of Paracuǹ, investigation into his murder reveals missing links in a disturbing multiple homicide case from twenty years earlier. As police officer Ramn̤ Cabrera discovers, Blanco had been writing a book about a 1970's case dealing with the murder of several young schoolgirls in Paracuǹ by a man known as...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Black Cat 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SOL

Bannister, Jo.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House 1998

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAN

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