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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

Tapper, Jake

Summary: Charlie Marder is an unlikely Congressman. Thrust into office by his family ties after his predecessor died mysteriously, Charlie is struggling to navigate the dangerous waters of 1950s Washington, DC, alongside his young wife Margaret, a zoologist with ambitions of her own. But when Charlie discovers a conspiracy that reaches the highest levels of governance, he has to fight not only for his...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2018

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

Baldacci, David.

Summary: The Camel Club is a four-man group of Washington, D.C. misfits, that meet weekly to discuss political conspiracies they believe exist and what actions they might take. One night club members witness the murder of Secret Service employee Patrick Johnson, thus thrusting the wacky crew into the middle of a bigger conspiracy than they could ever have imagined.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Time Warner AudioBooks 2005

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Thor, Brad

Summary: When a secret organization begins attacking diplomats throughout Europe at the same time a foreign ally demands the identity of a highly placed covert asset, counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath works without his mentor to prevent an all-out war.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2018

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

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Kaplan, Howard

Summary: In a last ditch effort to revive his career, washed out agent Ari Ben-Sion accepts a mission he never would have 30 years ago, to smuggle a group of Jewish children out of the Damascus ghetto. Or so he thinks. In Damascus, a beautiful American photographer, Kim, seems to be falling in love with Ari, but she is asking too many questions. His communication equipment disappears. His contact never...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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

Baldacci, David.

Summary: In the midst of burgling a lavish mansion belonging to a prominent billionaire, Luther Whitney, an aging crook, is shocked to find the President of the United States in a lustful embrace with the billionaire's wife. However, when the president becomes violent with his lover, prompting Secret Service agents to murder her in cold blood, Luther finds himself running for his life. Now, to clear his...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2010

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Carr, Jack

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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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION CAR

Rosenstiel, Tom

Summary: When a shadowy American diplomatic complex is attacked in North Africa, the White House is besieged by accusations of incompetence and wild conspiracy theories. Eager to learn the truth, the president and his staff turn to Peter Rena and his partner, Randi Brooks. The investigators dive headfirst into the furtive world of foreign intelligence and national security, hoping to do it quietly. That...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2019

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Brown, Rita Mae.

Summary: In a story written from Sneaky Pie's perspective, the intrepid feline sleuth temporarily halts her busy writing career to run for President, a campaign marked by a revolutionary animal-rights agenda and a frisky flock of prospective cabinet members.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Brown 2012

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 Collection, Call number: YA FIC STO

Houellebecq, Michel.

Summary: "Dans une France assez proche de la nôtre, un homme s'engage dans la carrière universitaire. Peu motivé par l'enseignement, il s'attend à une vie ennuyeuse mais calme, protégée des grands drames historiques. Cependant les forces en jeu dans le pays ont fissuré le système politique jusqu'à provoquer son effondrement. Cette implosion sans soubresauts, sans vraie révolution, se développe comme un...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Flammarion 2015

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Close, Jennifer

Summary: "A brilliantly funny novel about ambition and marriage from the best selling author of Girls in White Dresses, The Better Half tells the story of a young wife who follows her husband and his political dreams to D.C., a city of idealism, gossip, and complicated friendships among young Washington's aspiring elite. When Beth arrives in Washington, D.C., she hates everything about it: the confusing...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CLO

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CLO

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FICTION CLO

North, Oliver.

Summary: In 2032, conservative Christians have been driven underground by a repressive government that discredits a former war hero during an effort to rescue a kidnapped scientist.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Threshold Editions 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NOR

Gorman, Edward.

Summary: Dev Conrad has spent several years as a paid consultant to senators and congressmen, but not even Dev's skepticism can prepare him for what he finds when he's abruptly pulled in to help get Senator Warren Nichols re-elected.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2008

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M GOR

Houellebecq, Michel

Summary: In a near-future France, François, a middle-aged academic, is watching his life slowly dwindle to nothing. His sex drive is diminished, his parents are dead, and his lifelong obsession--the ideas and works of the novelist Joris-Karl Huysmans--has led him nowhere. In a late-capitalist society where consumerism has become the new religion, François is spiritually barren, but seeking to fill the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus & Giroux 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOU

Meltzer, Brad

Summary: Brad Meltzer returns with the next novel in the bestselling Culper Ring series. Beecher White makes an alarming discovery on the White House grounds: there is a severed arm buried in the Rose Garden. As he investigates, he realizes it's a message ... one that may have dire repercussions for the president. Even worse, the message turns Beecher's personal life upside down, pointing him toward the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2015

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

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Meltzer 2015

Wu Ming.

Summary: In Hollywood, Cary Grant has grown weary of cinema's glamour, but Her Majesty's Secret Service will break his malaise with a bizarre diplomatic mission. In Naples, Lucky Luciano fixes horse races and begins to lay the foundation for the global heroin trade. And in Bologna, a bartender searches for true love and his missing communist father. It is 1954--the height of the Cold War--and these...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WU

Araton, Harvey.

Summary: "In times of change, American novelists return to old themes. In Cold Type--as in Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman--a son and his father struggle to hold onto what they think is right. It's mid-1990s; and "cold type" technology, a.k.a. computerized typesetting, wreaks havoc among workers in the newspaper industry. A fabulously wealthy Briton buys the New York City Trib and immediately...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Consortium Book Sales & Dist 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ARA

Card, Orson Scott.

Summary: In this sequel to Card's bestselling novel "Empire," President Averell Torrent launches America into a get-tough, this-world-is-our-empire foreign policy stance. When Captain Bartholomew "Cole" Coleman sees the danger Torrent poses to American democracy and the potential disasters involved in his foreign military adventures, he quickly runs afoul of Torrent and, while on the run, finds proof...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tor 2009

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1 available in Adult- Science Fiction, Call number: SF Card 2009

Hanif, Mohammed.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2008

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

Woods, Stuart.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2009

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

Gingrich, Newt

Summary: "Leading politician and bestselling author Newt Gingrich has teamed with novelist Pete Earley to create a gripping thriller to which Gingrich brings his unparalleled understanding of Washington's corridors of power. The greatest nightmare for the free world today would be a Master Terrorist hiding somewhere, coordinating radical Islamic groups at the highest level around the globe. In...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Street 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION GIN

Clancy, Tom

Summary: Time and again, Tom Clancy's novels have been praised not only for their big-scale drama and propulsive narrative drive but for their cutting-edge prescience in predicting future events.

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Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CLA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Clancy 2000

Sinclair, Upton

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Publisher / Publication Date: Amereon House 2002

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Sinclair