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Haines, Carolyn

Summary: "Carolyn Haines's Independent Bones is the next novel in the series that Kirkus Reviews characterizes as "Stephanie Plum meets the Ya-Ya Sisterhood" featuring sassy Southern private investigator Sarah Booth Delaney. When Dr. Alala Diakos, a visiting professor of Greek literature, comes to teach at Ole Miss in Oxford, Mississippi, it doesn't take long for controversy to follow. With her fervent...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2021

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Gavin, William F.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2006

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Wait, Lea.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pocket Books 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAI

Wait, Lea.

Summary: Antique print dealer and American history professor Maggie Summer organizes an antiques show to benefit a local adoption agency and begins to fear for her safety in the wake of threatening phone calls and letters.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAI

Goodman, Carol.

Summary: Did Shakespeare pen a series of passionate sonnets, unknown to modern scholarship, ardently praising a mysterious dark-haired beauty? This tantalizing question is raised in a letter to literature professor Rose Asher. But the letter's author, Rose's star pupil, is not telling: a troubled. enigmatic young man, he plunged to his death in front of the college's entire faculty, an apparent suicide....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GOO

Allende, Isabel

Summary: A minor traffic accident becomes the catalyst for an unexpected and moving love story between two people who thought they were deep into the winter of their lives. Richard Bowmaster, a 60-year-old human rights scholar, hits the car of Evelyn Ortega, a young, undocumented immigrant from Guatemala, in the middle of a snowstorm in Brooklyn. What at first seems just a small inconvenience takes an...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Rader-Day, Lori

Summary: "For Chicago sociology professor Amelia Emmet, violence was a research topic--until a student she'd never met shot her. He also shot himself. Now he's dead and she's back on campus, trying to keep up with her class schedule, a growing problem with painkillers, and a question she can't let go: Why? All she wants is for life to get back to normal, but normal is looking hard to come by. She's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Seventh Street Books 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Rader-Day 2014

Mitchell, Maggie

Summary: "When precocious Lois and pretty Carly May were twelve years old, they were kidnapped, driven across the country, and held in an Adirondack hunting lodge for two months. [This debut novel explores] the repercussions of that formative summer, when two girls who previously did not know each other shared an experience that would shape all their days to come"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIT

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIT

Goodman, Carol

Summary: Nan Lewis, a creative writing professor at a state university in upstate New York, is driving home from a faculty holiday party after finding out she's been denied tenure. On her way, she hits a deer, but when she gets out of her car to look for it, the deer is nowhere to be found. Eager to get home and out of the oncoming snowstorm, Nan is forced to leave her car at the bottom of her snowy...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Kelly, Mary Louise.

Summary: "From NPR correspondent Mary Louise Kelly comes a heart-pounding story about fear, family secrets, and one woman's hunt for answers about the murder of her parents. Caroline Cashion, a professor of French literature at Georgetown University, is stunned when an MRI reveals that she has a bullet lodged near the base of her skull. It makes no sense: she has never been shot. She has no entry...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KEL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYSTERY KEL

Barbieri, Maggie.

Summary: When a friend asks her for help in finding his nephew, English professor Alison Bergeron enlists the assistance of her boyfriend, NYPD detective Bobby Crawford, only to discover that the missing boy has turned up dead in the Hudson, the victim of a suspicious ""suicide."

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

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAR

Gehrman, Jody Elizabeth

Summary: Kate Youngblood is heading into an age where her eyes are less blue, her charm worn out, and soon no one will ever truly look at her, want to know her, again. Except one. Sam Grist is Kate's most promising student. An unflinching writer with razor-sharp clarity who gravitates towards dark themes and twisted plots, his raw talent is something Kate wants to nurture into literary success. But he's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GEH

Allende, Isabel

Summary: "In the Midst of Winter begins with a minor traffic accident--which becomes the catalyst for an unexpected and moving love story between two people who thought they were deep into the winter of their lives. Richard Bowmaster--a 60-year-old human rights scholar--hits the car of Evelyn Ortega--a young, undocumented immigrant from Guatemala--in the middle of a snowstorm in Brooklyn. What at first...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2017

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Henry, Patti Callahan.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point 2004

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Brown, Rita Mae.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1988

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRO

McMan, Ann

Summary: "English professor and aspiring novelist, Grace Warner spends her days teaching four sections of "Beowulf for Cretins" to bored and disinterested students at one of New England's "hidden ivy" colleges. Not long after she is dumped by her longtime girlfriend, Grace meets the engaging and mysterious Abbie on a cross-country flight. Sparks fly on and off the plane as the two strangers give in to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bywater Books 2018

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC MCM

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1 available in Adult Display, Call number: FIC MCM

Allende, Isabel

Summary: "In the Midst of Winter begins with a minor traffic accident--which becomes the catalyst for an unexpected and moving love story between two people who thought they were deep into the winter of their lives. Richard Bowmaster--a 60-year-old human rights scholar--hits the car of Evelyn Ortega--a young, undocumented immigrant from Guatemala--in the middle of a snowstorm in Brooklyn. What at first...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ALL

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALL

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION ALL

Thomas-Graham, Pamela.

Summary: Harvard economics instructor Nikki Chase is horrified when she discovers that the Princeton University professor who mentored her, who had written a controversial bestseller on race, has died suspiciously in a fire at the university.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC THO

Pollack, Eileen

Summary: "Professor Maxine Sayers once found her personal and professional life so fulfilling that she founded the Institute of Future Studies, a program dedicated to studying the effects of technology on our culture and finding ways to prolong human life. But when her beloved husband dies, she is so devastated she can barely get out of bed. To make matters worse, her son, Zach, has abruptly quit his...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Publishing 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC POL

Barbieri, Maggie.

Summary: Reluctantly hosting her in-laws during a birthday party for her twin stepdaughters, Alison Bergeron investigates when the girls' estranged uncle gives them a lavish gift and is subsequently found dead.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAR

Bowen, Gail

Summary: On the day Joanne Kilbourn retires from her university teaching post, she has a dream about her first husband (murdered many years ago). Soon, she is forced to experience the truth of what, for most of her life, had just been a good closing line for a political speech. The night after Jo and Zack have dinner with Zack's colleague Margot and one of his law firm's biggest clients, the developer...

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Publisher / Publication Date: McClelland & Stewart 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BOW

Roberts, Nora.

Summary: The youngest MacKade, Shane, was a man of the land, so the last woman he expected to catch his eye was a Ph.D.-toting academic. But Rebecca Knight had caught much more than that. One beautiful lady didn't mean The Fall of Shane MacKade from bachelorhood was a sure thing. But it was definitely a possibility...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2005

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Hillier, Jennifer.

Summary: Follows a Seattle serial murder investigation centering on Abby Locke, who has been imprisoned for the attempted killing of a police officer and who has captured the attention of a violent fan obsessed with proving her innocence.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HIL

Genova, Lisa

Summary: Feeling at the top of her game when she is suddenly diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer's disease, Harvard psychologist Alice Howland struggles to find meaning and purpose in her life as her concept of self gradually slips away.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

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