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Fanning, Diane.

Summary: "30th May, 1944. Libby Clark is roused from sleep by a colleague in distress. Marvin's cousin Frannie has been charged with treason, and he hopes that Libby can find a way to help prove her innocence. Libby, a chemist at a secret World War II facility in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, agrees to help her friend and pursue the truth. Libby's investigations soon uncover treachery. But the evil at Oak Ridge...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FAN

Kalfar, Jaroslav

Summary: In a 2030 America led by an isolationist authoritarian government, a star biotech scientist trying to discover the key to immortality becomes a whistleblower when she uncovers alarming activity in the wastelands of what was once Florida.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2023

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KAL

Stevenson, Jane

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STE

Long, Jeff.

Summary: When he opens an ancient relic, a wealthy artifact collector accidentally unleashes a virulent airborne plague that threatens to annihilate all life on Earth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pocket Books 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LON

Brown, Sandra

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2002

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

Hur, Angela Mi Young

Summary: "Elsa Park is a particle physicist at the top of her game, stationed at a neutrino observatory in the Antarctic, confident she's put enough distance between her ambitions and the family ghosts she's run from all her life. But it isn't long before her childhood imaginary friend - an achingly familiar, spectral woman in the snow - comes to claim her at last.Years ago, Elsa's now-catatonic mother...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Erewhon Books 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HUR

Benedict, Marie

2 holds on 6 copies

Summary: Hedy Kiesler is lucky. Her beauty leads to a starring role in a controversial film and marriage to a powerful Austrian arms dealer, allowing her to evade Nazi persecution despite her Jewish heritage. But Hedy is also intelligent. At lavish Vienna dinner parties, she overhears the Third Reich's plans. One night in 1937, desperate to escape her controlling husband and the rise of the Nazis, she...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Landmark 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BEN

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BEN

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BEN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BEN

Brown, Sandra

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRO

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BRO

Thorne, Sally

Summary: "For generations, every Frankenstein has found their true love and equal, unlocking lifetimes of blissful wedded adventure. Clever, pretty (and odd) Angelika Frankenstein has run out of suitors and fears she may become the exception to this family rule. When assisting in her brother Victor's ground-breaking experiment to bring a reassembled man back to life, she realizes that having an...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Avon, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2022

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC THO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC THO

Abbott, Megan

Summary: Kit Owens harbored only modest ambitions for herself when the mysterious Diane Fleming appeared in her high school echemistry class. But Diane's academic brilliance lit a fire in Kit, and the two developed an unlikely friendship... until Diane shared a secret that changed everything between them. More than a decade later, Kit thinks she's put Diane behind her forever, and she's begun to fulfill...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little Brown and Company 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ABB

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ABB

Harper, Karen (Karen S.)

Summary: What started as an exploration of the past soon escalates into an all-too-current danger. Someone is watching--someone who really doesn't want Claire digging into the past or Nick making connections to a current, violent murder case he's investigating. The bog's corpses may be long dead, but if Claire and Nick don't figure out who's gunning for a fresh kill, the next bodies to be discovered...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mira 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: M HAR

Suarez, Daniel

Summary: When her research is being used to run unmanned drones, Lindsey McKinney and Odin, a Special Ops soldier with an insight into the faceless enemy, must slow the advance long enough for the world to recognize its destructive power.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SUA

Starling, Caitlin

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "The city of San Siroco is sinking. The basement of Dr. Tamsin Rivers, the arrogant, selfish head of the research team assigned to find the source of the subsidence, is sinking faster. As Tamsin grows obsessed with the distorting dimensions of the room at the bottom of the stairs, she finds a door that didn't exist before - and one night, it opens to reveal an exact physical copy of her. This...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2023

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STA

Brennan, Marie

Summary: Within the Sanctuary of Wings is the conclusion to Marie Brennan's thrilling Lady Trent Memoirs After nearly five decades (and, indeed, the same number of volumes), one might think they were well-acquainted with the Lady Isabella Trent--dragon naturalist, scandalous explorer, and perhaps as infamous for her company and feats of daring as she is famous for her discoveries and additions to the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: TOR 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRE

Cussler, Clive.

Summary: Earth us a paradox - a fertile world three-quarters covered with water, yet in danger of running dry. Overuse and pollution have drained most of its fresh water, and scientist Francesca Carval's brilliant formula for desalination has vanished with her plane over South America. But when Kurt Austin and his NUMA team come across a pod of dead whales, their investigation takes them to the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pocket Books 2000

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CUS

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CUS

Graham, Heather

Summary: "Wrapping up a normal day at the office, criminal psychologist Kieran Finnegan is accosted by a desperate woman who shoves an infant into her arms and then flees, only to be murdered minutes later on a busy Manhattan street. Who was the woman? Where did the baby come from? Kieran can't stop thinking about the child and the victim, so her boyfriend, Craig Frasier, does what any good special...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2018

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Praag, Menna van.

Summary: "Etta Sparks's cozy dress shop, tucked away at the end of a winding Cambridge road, is a magical place - anyone who steps inside the little blue door to glimpse the glorious silks and jewel-hued velvets can see they are someplace special. But only Etta knows the dresses she sells are actually magic - a few stitches from her needle and each gown imbues the wearer with the confidence to achieve...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books Trade Paperbacks 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PRA

Garmus, Bonnie

Summary: "Chemist Elizabeth Zott is not your average woman. In fact, Elizabeth Zott would be the first to point out that there is no such thing as an average woman. But it's the early 1960s and her all-male team at Hastings Research Institute takes a very unscientific view of equality. Except for one: Calvin Evans; the lonely, brilliant, Nobel-prize nominated grudge-holder who falls in love with--of all...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2022

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Pagán, Camille

Summary: "No new people: that's Annie Mercer's vow. It's bad enough that her boss sabotaged her chemistry career and her best friend tried to cure her with crystals. But after her fiancé, Jon, asks for space while he's gallivanting around Paris, Annie moves in with her mother in East Haven, Michigan, and decides she needs space too--from everyone. Yet when Harper moves in next door, Annie can't help but...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lake Union Publishing 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PAG

Wei, Opal

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "The Plan was simple: find a cure for the cancer that nearly took her sister's life. But for Zoey Fong, something about The Plan isn't working anymore. Maybe it's her unsuccessful research, maybe it's burnout. But when a crucial tissue sample accidentally winds up in the hands of a very distracting--and disarmingly handsome--visitor, Zoey jumps at the chance to follow him home to retrieve it....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harlequin 2024

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Waxman, Abbi

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "After a tumultuous childhood, Christa Liddle has hidden away, both figuratively and literally. Happily studying sea snails in the middle of the Indian Ocean, Christa finds her tranquil existence thrown into chaos when her once-famous father--long thought dead after a plane crash--turns out to be alive, well, and ready to make amends. The world goes wild, fascinated by this real-life saga,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2024

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC WAX

Jansson, Susanne

Summary: In the remote Swedish wetlands lies Mossmarken: the village on the edge of the mire where, once upon a time, people came to leave offerings to the gods. Biologist Nathalie came in order to study the peat bogs. But she has a secret: Mossmarken was once her home, a place where terrible things happened. She has returned at last, determined to confront her childhood trauma and find out the truth....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JAN

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Jansson 2018

Wei, Opal

Summary: "The Plan was simple: find a cure for the cancer that nearly took her sister's life. But for Zoey Fong, something about The Plan isn't working anymore. Maybe it's her unsuccessful research, maybe it's burnout. But when a crucial tissue sample accidentally winds up in the hands of a very distracting--and disarmingly handsome--visitor, Zoey jumps at the chance to follow him home to retrieve it....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harlequin 0000

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1 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: BOOK CLUB KIT FIC WEI

Atkins, Jeannine

Summary: A biographical novel in verse about Lise Meitner, an Austrian Jew and physics professor in Nazi Germany who escaped to Sweden and whose work led to the discovery of nuclear fission. Includes author's note and timeline.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 MEI

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