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Burns, V. M.

Summary: "Mystery bookstore owner Samantha Washington is trying to keep her grandmother from spending her golden years in an orange jumpsuit . . . The small town of North Harbor, Michigan, is just not big enough for the two of them: flamboyant phony Maria Romanov and feisty Nana Jo. The insufferable Maria claims she's descended from Russian royalty and even had a fling with King Edward VIII back in the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Publishing, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2019

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Estleman, Loren D.

Summary: Hoping to leave his past behind while moving on with his new bride, conflicted former hit man Peter Macklin struggles with his new life's lack of privacy and his mother-in-law's boyfriend, who moonlights as a spotter for a robber gang.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 2005

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Estleman

King, Stephen

Summary: In the frigid pre-dawn hours, in a distressed Midwestern city, hundreds of desperate unemployed folks are lined up for a spot at a job fair. Without warning, a lone driver plows through the crowd in a stolen Mercedes, running over the innocent, backing up, and charging again. Eight people are killed; fifteen are wounded. The killer escapes. Months later, retired cop Bill Hodges is still haunted...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction King 2014

Medlicott, Joan A. (Joan Avna)

Summary: In a novel that celebrates friendship and the bonds between women, two friends leap to the aid of a third when her daughter suffers a terrible accident.

Format: text

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

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MED

Donoghue, Emma

Summary: Noah Selvaggio is a retired chemistry professor and widower living on the Upper West Side, but born in the South of France. He is days away from his first visit back to Nice since he was a child, bringing with him a handful of puzzling photos he's discovered from his mother's wartime years. But he receives a call from social services: Noah is the closest available relative of an eleven-year-old...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 1969

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

Medlicott, Joan A. (Joan Avna)

Summary: Hannah Covington leads the struggle to protect her town from developers, Amelia becomes involved with a charming older man, and Grace and Bod decide to open a teahouse together.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MED

Morrison, Toni.

Summary: "Tar Baby is Toni Morrison's reinvention of the love story. Jadine Childs is a black fashion model with a white patron, a white boyfriend, and a coat made out of ninety perfect sealskins. Son is a black fugitive who embodies everything she loathes and desires. As Morrison follows their affair, which plays out from the Caribbean to Manhattan and the deep South, she charts all the nuances of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage International 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOR

Donoghue, Emma

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Summary: "Noah Selvaggio is a retired chemistry professor and widower living on the Upper West Side, but born in the South of France. He is days away from his first visit back to Nice since he was a child, bringing with him a handful of puzzling photos he's discovered from his mother's wartime years. But he receives a call from social services: Noah is the closest available relative of an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC DON

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC DON

Simonson, Helen.

Summary: Major Ernest Pettigrew (retired) leads a quiet life in the village of St. Mary, England, until his brother's death sparks an unexpected friendship with Mrs. Jasmina Ali, the Pakistani shopkeeper from the village. Drawn together by their shared love of literature and the loss of their respective spouses, the Major and Mrs. Ali soon find their friendship blossoming into something more. But will...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2010

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SIM

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SIM

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SIM

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Simonson 2010

Spillane, Mickey

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SPI

Summary: "Romantic in every season of the calendar, charming Cedarburg, Wisconsin, works its magic on everyone-- from free-spirited forty-something Willow, who meets her opposite; to twenty-five-year-old musician Francesca, who's working with a man who sings off-key; and from silver-haired Claire, who gets surprised by a long-ago love; to thirty-something Beth, a shop owner who really doesn't have time...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barbour Publishing 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CED

Donoghue, Emma

Summary: "Noah Selvaggio is a retired chemistry professor and widower living on the Upper West Side, but born in the South of France. He is days away from his first visit back to Nice since he was a child, bringing with him a handful of puzzling photos he's discovered from his mother's wartime years. But he receives a call from social services: Noah is the closest available relative of an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

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Burns, V. M.

Summary: Samantha Washington is opening a mystery bookstore in North Harbor, Michigan, on the shores of Lake Michigan. She's also penning a cozy mystery set in England. When a shady realtor turns up dead in her backyard, the police suspect Samantha. Aided by her feisty grandmother and an enthusiastic ensemble of colorful retirees, Samantha is determined to close the case before she opens her store.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Publishing Large Print 2018

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Jackson, Neta.

Summary: "Forced to give up his hard-earned retirement, Harry Bentley goes back to work as a detective, receiving a bizarre undercover assignment that sends him across the country by train. Things suddenly go awry when it appears one of his new neighbors may be part of a smuggling ring and suspicion rises about his own son's involvement in a major drug cartel"--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Worthy Publishing 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JAC

Auster, Paul

Summary: Retired life insurance salesman Nathan Glass moves to Brooklyn to find anonymity and solitude through his declining years, but a chance meeting with Tom Wood, his long-lost nephew, forces him to come to terms with his past.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2006

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

Coleman, Reed Farrel

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Busted Flush Pr. 2008

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Harvey, John

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Forman, Steven M.

Summary: Armed with his unfailing wit and his Boston-bred fighting skills, retired Boston cop Eddie Perlmutter walks straight into the most dangerous game of his life when he tries to shut down a string of illegal pill mills.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FOR

Masterman, Becky

Summary: "In present-day Arizona, retired FBI agent Brigid Quinn and her husband, Carlo, a former priest and university professor, are trying to enjoy each other in this new stage in their lives. But a memento from Carlo's days as a prison chaplain -- a handwritten document hidden away undetected in a box of his old things -- has made him a target for a man on the run from his past. Jerry Beaufort has...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Sprague, Gretchen.

Summary: If you are upset that you couldn't get tickets for the world championship boxing bout, ask a friend to invite you to her next coop apartment board meeting. The language may be more controlled than a left to the chin, but the passion behind it is sometimes no less fierce. When retired attorney Martha Patterson agrees to take a place on her coop board, she finds herself in the midst of turmoil...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Minotaur 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SPR

Stegner, Wallace Earle

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 1991

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STE

Masterman, Becky

Summary: In 1959, a family of four were brutally murdered in Holcomb, Kansas. Perry Smith and Dick Hickok were convicted and executed for the crime, and the murders and their investigation and solution became the subject of Truman Capote's masterpiece, In Cold Blood. But what if there was a third killer, who remained unknown? What if there was another family, also murdered, who crossed paths with this...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Begley, Louis

Summary: "Struggling to recover from Carrie the waitress's rejection and his daughter's marriage to a Jewish man, lawyer Albert Schmidt hopes for renewal when both Carrie and his daughter become pregnant and when he falls for the beautiful French widow of a former partner"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BEG

Coleman, Reed Farrel

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Publisher / Publication Date: Busted Flush Press 2008

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