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Hopkins, Ellen

Summary: A gun is sold in the classifieds after killing a spouse. It is bought by a teenager for needed protection. Several people have the incentive to pick up a gun, to fire it. Was it Rand or Cami, married teenagers with a young son? Was it Silas or Ashlyn, members of a white supremacist youth organization? Daniel, who fears retaliation because of his race, who possessively clings to Grace, the love...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret K. McElderry Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division 2018

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

Englehardt, John

Summary: Bloomland opens during finals week at a fictional southern university, when a student walks into the library with his roommate's semi-automatic rifle and opens fire. When he stops shooting, twelve people are dead. In this richly textured debut, John Englehardt explores how the origin and aftermath of the shooting impacts the lives of three characters: a disillusioned student, a grieving...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dzanc Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ENG

Slaughter, Karin

Summary: "The #1 internationally bestselling author returns with a new novel in the vein of her New York Times bestsellers Pretty Girls and The Good Daughter--a story even more electrifying, provocative, and suspenseful than anything she's written before. What if the person you thought you knew best turns out to be someone you never knew at all. ? Andrea knows everything about her mother, Laura. She...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SLA

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SLA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SLA

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: MYSTERY SLA

Kamal, Sheena

Summary: "Love and violence. In some families they're bound up together, dysfunctional and poisonous, passed from generation to generation like eye color or a quirk of smile. Trisha's trying to break the chain, channeling her violent impulses into Muay Thai kickboxing, an unlikely sport for a slightly built girl of Trinidadian descent. Her father comes and goes as he pleases, his presence adding a layer...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Teen, an imprint of Penguin House Canada Young Readers 2022

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

Gilbert, Kelly Loy

Summary: Knowing that the friendships she depends on will change when her parents split up, Beth witnesses a private act of violence in her crush's home before forging a pact with her friends to offer support in the face of a life-altering decision.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster/BFYR 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC GIL

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

Tintera, Amy

Summary: Clara is ready to fight back against her abusive father, against the only life she's ever known, and most of all, against scrabs, the earth-dwelling monsters that are currently ravaging the world. When an opportunity arises for Clara to join an international monster-fighting squad, she jumps at the chance. Training with her teammates, Clara realizes what fighting monsters really means: sore...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020

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

McCauley, Kyrie

Summary: "After a girl is killed by her ex-boyfriend in a school shooting, her two best friends attempt to memorialize her in a town economically dependent on the shooter's family"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

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

Carey, M. R.

Summary: Divorceé Liz Kendall is devoted to her two kids, and most people who know her know that she wouldn't hurt a fly. But there's another side to Liz-- one that's dark and malicious. She will do anything to get her way, no matter how extreme. And when this alter ego takes control, the consequences are devastating. Teenaged Fran is a surviver of childhood abduction; she's protected by her imaginary...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orbit, Hachette Book Group 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CAR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION CAR

Leotta, Allison.

Summary: A thrilling ride through D.C.'s criminal justice, as Assistant U.S. Attorney Anna Curtis makes a series of choices that jeopardizes her career, her relationships, and her very life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LEO

Fontaine, Valérie

Summary: "The young girl tells us that her mom's new friend is just like the big bad wolf. At first the wolf is sweet and kind to her mom, though the girl notices the wolf's cold eyes from the very beginning. When her mom arrives home late one day, the wolf suddenly hurls angry words and terrible names at her. From that day on her mother doesn't smile anymore. The girl is careful to clean her room and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FON

Doleski, Shannon

Summary: "Gaining courage from Joan of Arc, fourteen-year-old Mary Murphy navigates the waters of Chesapeake Bay in a submersible built with her friend, Kip, escaping the home where her violent father has just returned from prison. Includes facts about domestic violence and submersibles."-- Publisher's description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books, an imprint of ABRAMS 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC DOL

Korman, Gordon

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: Five middle schoolers find a fully stocked bomb shelter constructed decades ago in the local woods by an eccentric tycoon and lost until a hurricane exposes the entrance. So, how to keep the hideout secret from interfering grown-ups--and, more particularly, from scary teen psychopath, Jaeger Devlin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2022

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Wiggs, Susan

Summary: At the break of dawn, Caroline Shelby returns home to Oysterville, Washington, a tiny coastal hamlet, a place she thought she'd left forever. With her are two orphaned children for whom she is now legal guardian, a role she's not sure she's ready for. But the town has changed. For solace, Caroline returns to her favorite place: the sewing shop owned by Mrs. Lindy Bloom, where she discovers that...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2019

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

Gay, William

Summary: Billy Edgewater is a harbinger of doom. Estranged from his family, discharged from the Navy, and touched by a rising desperation, he sets out hitchhiking home to East Tennessee, where his father is slowly dying. n the road, separately, are Sudy and Bradshaw, brother and sister, and a one-armed con man named Roosterfish. All, in one way or another, have their pasts and futures embroiled with...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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

Haynes, Elizabeth

Summary: When her handsome new neighbor encourages her to confront her fears, Catherine Bailey, the victim of a violent attack at the hands of a man whose good looks hid a violent nature, finally believes in the possibility a normal life until one phone call changes everything.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 0000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAY

Haynes, Elizabeth

Summary: When her handsome new neighbor encourages her to confront her fears, Catherine Bailey, the victim of a violent attack at the hands of a man whose good looks hid a dark, violent nature, finally believes in the possibility of love and a normal life until one phone call changes everything.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe 2012

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

Kessler, Kate

Summary: "They say there are no secrets in a small town... Criminal psychologist Audrey Harte is returning home after seven years. She'll have to face the whispers and the rumors that have haunted her family since she left. Because when Audrey was thirteen, she and her best friend Maggie killed Maggie's abusive father. Her first night back in town ends in a fight with a drunken Maggie, with her old...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Redhook 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KES

Slaughter, Karin

Summary: Andrea Cooper thinks she knows everything about her mother, Laura. But all that changes when an afternoon trip to the mall explodes into violence and Andrea sees a totally different side of her.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

Dawson, Delilah S

Summary: "After faking her own death to escape her term as an indentured assassin for Valor Savings Bank, Patsy is on the run with her boyfriend, Wyatt. Left with no good choices, Patsy's only option is to meet with a mysterious group that calls itself the Citizens for Freedom"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2016

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

Wiggs, Susan

Summary: At the break of dawn, Caroline Shelby returns home to Oysterville, Washington, a tiny coastal hamlet, a place she thought she'd left forever. With her are two orphaned children for whom she is now legal guardian, a role she's not sure she's ready for. But the town has changed. For solace, Caroline returns to her favorite place: the sewing shop owned by Mrs. Lindy Bloom, where she discovers that...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Jackson-Brown, Angela

Summary: "Opal Pruitt is just about to turn 18 in the oppressively hot summer of 1936. She works hard at her job, takes care of her beloved Granny, and dreams about boys with her cousin Lucille. The young black teenager's journey to adulthood will be forged in fire, though, as the Ku Klux Klan attacks her Colored Town neighborhood and she endures a vicious beating at the hands of an unknown white...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC JAC

Gunnis, Emily

Summary: A tragic death. A missing baby. A long-kept secret... 1960. Thirteen-year-old Rebecca lives in fear of her father's temper. As a storm batters Seaview Cottage one night, she hears a visitor at the door and a violent argument ensues. By the time the police arrive, Rebecca's parents are dead and the visitor has fled. No one believes Rebecca heard a stranger downstairs... 2014. Iris, a journalist,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Headline Review 2020

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Wiggs, Susan

Summary: Forced by scandal and tragedy to return to her Pacific coast childhood home, Caroline assumes guardianship over two orphans and bonds with a circle of fellow seamstresses before an unexpected challenge tests her courage and heart.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC WIG

Triana, Kristopher.

Summary: Super fans. Groupies. Stalkers. These people will give anything for the idols they worship, be they rock stars, actors or authors. Or even serial killers. Lori is just such a fanatic. Her obsession is with Edmund Cox, a man of sadistic cruelty who butchered more than twenty women. She’s gone so far as to forge a relationship with him, visiting him in prison and sending him letters on a regular...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grindhouse Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TRI

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