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Brogan, Tracy

Summary: Wall Street Journal bestselling author Tracy Brogan is back with a sweet, hilarious series about family, forgiveness, and what it means to go back home.Emily Callaghan never expected to spend another summer on Wenniway Island. Yet here she is, back in her quaint northern Michigan hometown of Trillium Bay, divorced, flat broke, and dragging along her precocious twelve-year-old. It's a simple...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Lawson, Michael

Summary: Joe DeMarco's powerful congressman boss dispatches him to Boston to help an elderly woman who's holding out against a real estate developer intent on tearing down her apartment building. The congressman wants her to take a buyout, but she doesn't, and the developer disrespects him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAW

Hess, Joan.

Summary: Claire Malloy deals with an old friend who is chained to a tree to protest the destruction of a copse of trees, an abandoned baby left on her doorstep, and the murder of the developer at the center of the controversy surrounding the trees.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Minotaur 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HES

Kingsbury, Kate

Summary: "If bed-and-breakfast owners Melanie and Liza, along with their laughing ghost tenant, can't find a real estate developer's killer, their own estate will end up with their next of kin. The Merry Ghost Inn is well and truly open for business. Melanie West, her grandmother, Liza, and their beloved sheepdog/wolfhound mix, Max, are rapidly getting the hang of running their charming...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KIN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Kingsbury 2018

Kraft, Bridget.

Summary: "Kellen O'Roarke is out for revenge. Wealthy Jonathan Clarke swindled Kellen's family, and when his heartbroken father died in poverty, Kellen vowed to bring Clarke down. Now, with his plans to open a hot springs resourt, he is within reach of his goal. Only one thing stands in his way, local landowner Guin Talbot. Guin is at a crossroads in her life. Grief-stricken and alone since her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2006

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

Baer, Judy.

Summary: When an out-of-state developer wants to drain Fairy Pond--a beloved piece of Acorn Hill's past--a storm of protest rises up. While most residents are opposed to destroying the idyllic spot, some businesspeople are in favor of the added commerce it would bring. With the town divided, Mayor Lloyd Tynan is having a hard time keeping everyone happy, but when the stress begins to affect his health,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2010

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Brown, Rita Mae.

Summary: On Jeep Reed's Wings Ranch near Reno, Jeep, her great-niece, former Wall Street banker Magdalene "Mags" Rogers, and their two dogs King and Baxter investigate a pump company employee's disappearance, along with an environmentalist's shooting "suicide" and the identity of a really cold corpse.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Brown 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS BRO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYSTERY BRO

Koryta, Michael.

Summary: When an alleged suicide victim's wife and six-year-old daughter go missing, private investigator Lincoln Perry and his partner, Joe Pritchard, pursue a theory that the man was actually murdered.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KOR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: M KOR

Abel, Kenneth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2002

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

Sevigny, Alisha

Summary: "Summer is here and Julia Ducharme is ready for another season at the campground her family owns and runs. But when a wealthy developer wants to turn the only home she's ever known into a casino, Julia is desperate to find a solution that doesn't mean leaving behind the lake or the business her family has nurtured for decades. Afraid for the future, Julia looks to the stars to give her some...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: KCP Loft 2018

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

Tucker, K. A. (Kathleen A.)

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Summary: Life is a mixed bag for Piper Calloway. On the one hand, she's a twenty-nine-year-old VP at her dad's multibillion-dollar real estate development firm, and living the high single life with her two best friends in a swanky downtown penthouse. On the other hand, she's considered a pair of sexy legs in a male-dominated world and constantly has to prove her worth. Plus she's stuck seeing her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Paperbacks, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc. 2019

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Millet, Lydia

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Publisher / Publication Date: Counterpoint 2008

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Ganshert, Katie.

Summary: A three-year old son and fading memories are all Robin Price has left of her late husband. As the proud owner of Willow Tree Caf©♭ in small town Peaks, Iowa, she pours her heart into every muffin she bakes and espresso she pulls, thankful for the sense of purpose and community the work provides. So when developer Ian McKay shows up in Peaks with plans to build condos where her caf©♭ and a vital...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Waterbrook Press 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Ganshert

Peacock, Justin.

Summary: Defending a real estate tycoon from lawsuits stemming from a building collapse and suspected mafia ties, lawyer Duncan Riley finds the task complicated by his client's enamored daughter and a seemingly unrelated murder case.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PEA

Siddons, Anne Rivers.

Summary: An ecologically aware woman battles her land-developer husband over the future of the island she inherited off South Carolina. He wants to build houses, she wants to preserve the island's habitat with its marshes, ponies and Gullah communities of former slaves.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollinsPublishers 1998

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SID

Richards, Emilie

Summary: "With nothing but brains, ambition and sheer nerve, Charlotte Hale built a career as a tough, do-anything-to-succeed real-estate developer. She's at the top of that mountain...but her life is empty. Her friends are as grasping and insincere as she has become. Far worse, she's alienated her family so completely that she's totally lost touch with her only daughter. One terrifying day, facing her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harlequin 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION RIC

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Campbell, Bonnie Jo

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAM

Abel, Kenneth.

Summary: A small town in St. Tammany's Parish, just north of New Orleans, is home to a slave burying ground, so long forgotten that it doesn't appear on any maps. When a group of white teenagers appropriate 'the burying field' for after-hours drinking, racial tensions in the area begin to rise. One night the drunken party turns violent, and the town explodes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ABE

Craig, Philip R.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2003

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Goudge, Eileen.

Summary: When her only child is stolen from her by her estranged husband, a powerful real-estate developer, Noelle Van Doren and her long-estranged parents struggle to unravel the secrets of Robert's past, revealing their own inner fears and transforming each of their lives in the process.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GOU

Adiga, Aravind.

Summary: Refusing to leave his home when a powerful real-estate developer offers to buy out the residents of a crumbling apartment complex near the infamous Dharavi slums, a retired schoolteacher becomes a target of violence by the developer and his own neighbors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ADI

Wendelboe, C. M.

Summary: First in a new series featuring FBI agent Manny Tanno, a Native American returning to the reservation home he thought he left behind. The body of local Native American land developer Jason Red Cloud is found on the site for his new resort on the Pine Ridge Reservation. A war club is lodged in his skull-appearing as if someone may have performed a ritual at the crime scene. FBI Special Agent...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WEN

Kellerman, Faye.

Summary: Los Angeles detective Peter Decker tackles a homicide case involving a billionaire real estate developer, his wife, and four employees. While Decker leads his homicide team throughout California and into Mexico, he thinks his own wife is on jury back at the courthouse. But a chance encounter with a court translator who needs her help leads Rina into the heart of the murder investigation, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe 2009

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Kellerman, Faye.

Summary: Los Angeles detective Peter Decker tackles a homicide case involving a billionaire real estate developer, his wife, and four employees. With Decker leads his homicide team throughout California and into Mexico, he thinks his own wife is on jury back at the courthouse. But a chance encounter with a court translator who needs her help leads Rina into the heart of the murder investigation, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2009

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: FIC KEL

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KEL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Kellerman 2009

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