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Carr, Jack

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Summary: "A Navy SEAL has nothing left to live for and everything to kill for after he discovers that the American government is behind the deaths of his team in this ripped-from-the-headlines political thriller. On his last combat deployment, Lieutenant Commander James Reece's entire team was killed in a catastrophic ambush that also claimed the lives of the aircrew sent in to rescue them. But when...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atria/Emily Bestler Books 2018

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Older, Malka

Summary: The future of democracy must evolve or die. The last time Information held an election, a global network outage, two counts of sabotage by major world governments, and a devastating earthquake almost shook micro-democracy apart. Five years later, it's time to vote again, and the system that has ensured global peace for 25 years is more vulnerable than ever. Unknown enemies are attacking...

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Publisher / Publication Date: A Tom Doherty Associates Book 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OLD

Stone, Peter

Summary: When Cameron Carter goes straight from high school in small-town California to a summer internship with a powerful U.S. Congressman he admires, he soon learns that not everything in Washington, D.C. is as it appears.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Shuster BFYR 2018

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

McIntosh, Will

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Sam and his friends find themselves on the run after exposing their corrupt government using a highly-effective lie-detector they invented.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2018

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

Harvey, Michael T.

Summary: Receiving a lucrative anonymous offer to track down an escaped criminal, private investigator Michael Kelly unwinds the past of the fugitive's wife, who harbors deeply complicated and dangerous reasons for standing by her husband.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Brunt, Douglas.

Summary: "Part Primary Colors, part House of Cards, The Means takes you deep into high-stakes politics where everyone has something to hide. Tom Pauley is a conservative trial attorney in Durham, NC, who is tapped by GOP leaders to campaign for the Governor's mansion. His bold style makes him a favorite for a run at the White House. Mitchell Mason is the president-elect of the United States, pushed...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRU

Muchamore, Robert

Summary: After a tsunami causes massive devastation to a tropical island, its governor sends in the bulldozers to knock down villages, replacing them with luxury hotels. Guarding the governor's family isn't James Adams' idea of the perfect mission-- and then retired agent Kyle Blueman comes up with an unofficial and highly dangerous plan of his own. James must choose between loyalty to CHERUB, and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2017

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

Hinkson, Jake

Summary: "Richard Weatherford is a successful small-town preacher in the Arkansas Ozarks. He's a proud husband and father of five, and has worked hard to grow his loyal flock with strong sermons and smart community outreach. But while Weatherford is a man of influence and power--and a big force in local politics--he's also a man with secrets. In the lead up to the 2016 presidential election,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Crime 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HIN

Andrews, Mary Kay

Summary: In the crosshairs of a political bribery investigation, Dempsey Jo Killebrew suddenly finds herself unemployed and the victim of a sleazy smear campaign by her former boss. Dempsey decides to take up her father's offer of flipping a recently inherited family home in Guthrie, Ga., where she quickly slides into the renovation groove, fits in with the locals, and embarks on a romance.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe/HarperCollinsPublishers 2009

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Marr, Andrew

Summary: As the United Kingdom decides whether or not to remain a member of the European Union or go its own way in September of 2017, a group of ruthless killers will stop at nothing to keep a shocking secret at the very heart of the government that could change everything in an instant from being revealed.

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Overlook Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAR

Tavengerwei, Rutendo

Summary: After her journalist-father's mysterious death in 2008, fifteen-year-old Shamiso must leave England for boarding school in Zimbabwe, where she and Tanyaradzwa, who is fighting cancer, form an unexpected friendship.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Soho Teen 2019

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Mills, Kyle

Summary: When Josh Hagarty is recruited by the charitable organization NewAfrica to manage a farming project in an underdeveloped African country, he signs on, figuring that he can put his newly acquired graduate degree in engineering to good use. However, when Josh gets situated in Africa, he finds that NewAfrica may not be the philanthropic charity it purports itself to be.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vanguard Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Mills 2009

Sendker, Jan-Philipp

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Summary: Starting over in Hong Kong after a devastating family tragedy, journalist Paul Leibovitz investigates a mysterious illness in a remote village outside Shanghai, where he discovers that a powerful chemical conglomerate is polluting a local lake.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 37Ink, Atria 2017

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Woods, Stuart

Summary: Stone Barrington and several friends are vacationing in Florida when an extreme weather event puts a damper on their trip. Even worse, the hurricane-force winds blow a powerful, noxious politician straight onto Stone's doorstep. Though they part ways before long, Stone soon learns that he hasn't seen the last of his new acquaintance. It turns out that this official has some shady associates who...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2018

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP MYSTERY WOO

Hunt, James Patrick

Summary: In England, Kurt Miller is released from prison after serving a thirteen-month sentence for trafficking in narcotics. Prior to his arrest, Miller had been an intelligence agent and analyst for the BND, Germany's federal intelligence agency. Upon his release, Miller returns to Hamburg and finds that all he has treasured is gone. His wife, his career, and his pension. All he has left is his...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Five Star, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning 2017

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Bodard, Aliette de

Summary: "Quiet, thoughtful princess Thanh was sent away as a hostage to the powerful faraway country of Ephteria as a child. Now she's returned to her mother's imperial court, haunted not only by memories of her first romance, but by worrying magical echoes of a fire that devastated Ephteria's royal palace. Thanh's new role as a diplomat places her once again in the path of her first love, the powerful...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tordotcom 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BOD

Smith, Martin Cruz

Summary: "In Tatiana, Martin Cruz Smith, 'the master of the international thriller' (The New York Times) creates the most compelling heroine of his career and the most realistic, damning portrait of modern Russia in contemporary literature. One of the iconic investigators of contemporary fiction, Arkady Renko -- cynnical, analytical, and quietly subversive -- has survived the cultural journey from the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SMI

Koryta, Michael.

Summary: When Arlen Wagner awakens on a train one hot Florida night and sees death's telltale sign in the eyes of his fellow passengers, he tries to warn them. Only 19-year-old Paul Brickhill believes him, and the two abandon the train, hoping to escape certain death. They continue south, but are soon stranded at the Cypress House--an isolated Gulf Coast boarding house run by the beautiful Rebecca...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KOR

Shusterman, Neal

Summary: A year has passed since Rowan had gone off grid, becoming an urban legend, a vigilante snuffing out corrupt scythes in a trial by fire. As Scythe Anastasia, Citra gleans with compassion and openly challenges the ideals of the 'new order.' But it is clear that not everyone is open to the change. Will the Thunderhead intervene ... or simply watch the world of Scythedom unravel?

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Audible, Inc. 2018

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC SHU

Ellroy, James

Summary: A novel of the Kennedy era, portraying the president in a far from flattering light. There are three protagonists: a CIA agent who pimps for JFK, another agent who trains anti-Castro rebels, and a lawyer who is a Mafia hunter. Through their eyes are seen the conflicting interests of the Kennedys, the director of the FBI, organized crime, organized labor, Castro and Cuban exiles.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 2001

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Smith, B. J. (Brad J.)

Summary: "After ten years' absence and a spell in prison, Carl Burns has returned to his hometown of Rose City to offer support to his estranged daughter Kate, currently one of four witnesses testifying against former Mayor Joseph Sanderson III, who stands accused of multiple counts of underage rape. Carl is determined to get justice for Kate, whatever it takes. But with his former sister-in-law Frances...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House Publishers Ltd 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SMI

Ruiz Zafón, Carlos

Summary: "The internationally acclaimed, New York Times bestselling author returns to the magnificent universe he constructed in his bestselling novels The Shadow of the Wind, The Angel's Game, and The Prisoner of Heaven in this riveting series finale--a heart-pounding thriller and nail-biting work of suspense which introduces a sexy, seductive new heroine whose investigation shines a light on the dark...

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC RUI

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Shah, London

Summary: Great Britain, the last days of the twenty-first century. Sea creatures swim among the ruins of Big Ben and the Tower of London, and citizens waver between fear and hope; fear of what lurks in the abyss, and hope that humanity will soon discover a way to reclaim the Earth. Leyla McQueen is chosen to participate in the London Submersible Marathon, she sees is an opportunity to save her father,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2019

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

Nixon, Fraser

Summary: Montreal, 1926. Mick is down on his luck when an old pal turns up with a loaded revolver and a job: running booze across the border. Stateside Prohibition has opened up the market for certain amusements, vicious or otherwise. Mick accepts the offer--and walks into a blood bath. On the run now, Mick falls ever deeper into the life of the small-time tough.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Douglas & McIntyre 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NIX

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