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Moshfegh, Ottessa

3 holds on 3 copies

Summary: "From one of our boldest, most celebrated new literary voices, a shocking and tender novel about a young woman's efforts to sustain a state of deep hibernation over the course of a year on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Our narrator should be happy, shouldn't she? She's young, thin, pretty, a recent Columbia graduate, works an easy job at a hip art gallery, lives in an apartment on the Upper...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2018

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Jensen, Louise

Summary: Her Saturday night started normally. Recently separated from her husband, Ali has been persuaded by her friends to go on a date with a new man. She is ready, she is nervous, she is excited. She is about to take a step into her new future. By Sunday morning, Ali's life is unrecognisable. She wakes, and she knows that something is wrong. She is home, she is alone, she is hurt and she has no...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bookouture 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: P JEN

Moshfegh, Ottessa

Summary: An electrifying first collection of short stories from the author of Eileen.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Slaughter, Karin

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Twenty-eight years ago, Charlotte and Samantha Quinn's happy small-town family life was torn apart by a terrifying attack on their family home. It left their mother dead. It left their father--Pikeville's notorious defense attorney--devastated. And it left the family fractured beyond repair, consumed by secrets from that terrible night. Charlie has followed in her father's footsteps to become a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Summary: Boston 1642: Imprisoned for the crime of adultery, young wife Hester Prynne is condemned on her release to bear a public display of her shame - a scarlet letter 'A' stitched upon her dress. For the sake of her baby daughter Pearl, the product of her illicit liaison, she determines to weather the scorn of her Puritan community with defiance and dignity. Meanwhile, her husband is resolved to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Millennium Publications 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HAW

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Hawthorne 2015

Zane.

Summary: "New York Times" bestselling author Zane brings readers a tale of a woman with a split personality: one that fears men--and one that can't get enough of them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ZAN

Modiano, Patrick

Summary: In the stillness of his Paris apartment, Jean Daragane has built a life of total solitude. Then a surprising phone call shatters the silence of an unusually hot September, and the threatening voice on the other end of the line leaves Daragane wary but irresistibly curious. Almost at once, he finds himself entangled with a shady gambler and a beautiful, fragile young woman, who draw Daragane...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOD

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOD

Kubica, Mary

Summary: Jessie Sloane applies to college after years of caring for her ailing mother. But her social security number raises a red flag, exposing a shocking detail putting Jessie at the center of a bizarre mystery. Unable to sleep, Jessie questions everything she knows until she can't tell what's real.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

Thompson, Lisa (Lisa Anne)

Summary: Nate and his mother are escaping from his emotionally abusive step-father, Gary, but the run-down and abandoned cottage in the woods that his mother takes them to does not seem like much of a refuge; but when his mother goes off to buy provisions and does not come back Nate is left alone (except for his imaginary friend Sam) and afraid--until a mysterious girl trying to solve the clues of a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2019

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Ignatieff, Michael.

Summary: A woman's decline and death from Alzheimer's disease, told by her philosopher son, chronicling its impact on the family: a heart attack for the father, depression for the one son, a marriage breakdown for the other. Lots of reflections on the process of aging and dying, including the thought that having inherited her genes he, too, may end that way. By the author of Aysa.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1994

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC IGN

Hillier, Jennifer.

Summary: "From the author of the acclaimed suspense novels Creep and Freak and whom Jeffery Deaver has praised as a "top of the line thriller writer," The Butcher is a high-octane novel about lethal secrets that refuse to die--until they kill again. A rash of grisly serial murders plagued Seattle until the infamous "Beacon Hill Butcher" was finally hunted down and killed by police chief Edward Shank in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

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Dostoyevsky, Fyodor

Summary: "Raskolnikov, a failed student, is tormented by feelings of superiority--how can he convince the world of his greatness? He decides to commit a justifiable murder, one that will both rid the world of a parasite (a moneylender) and prove that higher beings like himself need not be bound by conventional morality. All goes as planned until the moneylender's simple-minded sister comes home...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Borders Classics 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DOS

Mander, Marina

Summary: "An utterly compelling, heartbreaking novel that introduces a revelatory young voice to the U.S. market. Meet Luca, a curious young boy living with his mother, a taciturn woman who "every now and then tries out a new father." Luca keeps to himself, his cat, Blue, and his words--his favorite toys. One February morning his mom doesn't wake up to bring him to school, so Luca--with a father who's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Mander 2014

Scott, Kieran

Summary: A hiking trip in the woods in upstate New York is out of the comfort zone for sixteen-year-old city girl Callie Velasquez, but she wants to bond with her new friends Lissa and Penelope, not to mention her new boyfriend, Jeremy--however, nothing could haveprepared her for the true human darkness that waits for her in the wood.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Point 2015

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Johansen, Iris.

Summary: Iris Johansen sets her readers' pulses racing once again in this relentless psychological thriller of a young woman caught in a maze of secrets and stalked by a merciless killer. The countdown begins the moment you open this riveting novel that only grows more electrifying as the pages turn, more exciting as time runs out.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2005

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

Chaon, Dan

Summary: "In 1983, Dustin Tillman's family--his parents and his aunt and uncle--were murdered in a shocking massacre. His foster brother, Rusty, was convicted of the crime, in a trial that was steeped in the "Satanic Cult" paranoia of the 1980s. Thirty years later, Rusty's conviction is overturned, and suddenly Dustin, now a psychologist, must question whether his testimony that imprisoned his brother...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHA

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHA

Frank, Dorothea Benton.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe 2010

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

Irving, John

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Irv

Miller, Sue

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on CD 2001

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

Robotham, Michael

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Why would a man serving a long prison sentence escape the day before he's due to be released? Audie was sentenced to ten years for a Texas robbery in which four people died, including two members of his own gang. Seven million dollars have never been recovered from the robbery, and everybody believes Audie knows where the money is. For a decade Audie has been beaten, stabbed, and threatened by...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mulholland Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROB

Freeman, Brian

Summary: As Lieutenant Jonathan Stride and his lover, P.I. Serena Dial, investigate a deadly crime linked to his partner, Maggie Bei, and pursue a blackmailer, they become the targets of a predator with a brutal past and a terrifying plan for revenge.

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Minotaur 2008

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Welsh, Irvine.

Summary: After accidentally setting free two serial pedophiles, Lucy Brenna, a once heroic Miami Beach personal-fitness trainer, is transformed into a villain who cannot stop thinking about the sex lives of Siamese twins, and imprisons her client, Lena, who is obsessed with her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WEL

Harrison, A. S. A.

Summary: Jodi and Todd are at a bad place in their marriage. Much is at stake, including the affluent life they lead in their beautiful waterfront condo in Chicago, as she, the killer, and he, the victim, rush haplessly toward the main event. He is a committed cheater; she lives and breathes denial. He exists in dual worlds; she likes to settle scores. He decides to play for keeps; she has nothing left...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2013

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HAR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION HAR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: P HAR

Critchley, Simon

Summary: A French philosopher dies during a savage summer heat wave. Boxes carrying his unpublished papers mysteriously appear in Simon Critchley’s office. Rooting through them, Critchley discovers a brilliant text on the ancient art of memory and a cache of astrological charts predicting the deaths of various philosophers. Among them is a chart for Critchley himself, laying out in great detail the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Other Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CRI