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Kristi Ann Hunter
Description: When Katherine "Kit" FitzGilbert turned her back on London society more than a decade ago, she determined never to set foot in a ballroom again. But when business takes her to London and she's forced to run for her life, she stumbles upon not only a glamorous ballroom but also Graham, Lord Wharton. What should have been a chance encounter becomes much more as Graham embarks on a search for his friend's missing sister and is convinced Kit knows more about the girl than she's telling. After meeting Graham, Kit finds herself wishing things could have been different for the first time in her life, but what she wants can't matter. Long ago, she dedicated herself to helping women escape the same scorn that drove her from London and raising the innocent children caught in the crossfire. And as much as she desperately wishes to tell Graham everything, revealing the truth isn't worth putting him and everyone she loves in danger.
Call Number: FIC Hun
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 30, 2018
Jill Weatherholt
Description: When single mom Faith Brennan discovers the Virginia inn she grew up in is for sale, she's determined to make a bid. Even if that means going head-to-head with handsome real estate broker Joshua Carlson. But competing with Joshua would be a lot easier if Faith's young daughter wasn't growing so attached to him...and if Faith could stop picturing running the inn with Joshua by her side.
Call Number: FIC Wea
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 30, 2018
Beth White
Description: "Five years after the final shot was fired in the War Between the States, Selah Daughtry can barely manage to keep herself, her two younger sisters, and their spinster cousin fed and clothed. With their family's Mississippi plantation swamped by debt and the Big House falling down around them, the only option seems to be giving up their ancestral land -- until a hotel management agent for the railroad offers her hope for the future. If she'll turn her home into a hotel, Levi Riggins says, he can all but guarantee it will be saved. Selah isn't sure she entirely trusts the handsome Yankee. Yet what other options does she have? She'll have to stay on her guard... but she never expected to guard her heart"--Back cover.
Call Number: FIC Whi
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 30, 2018
Beth Wiseman
Description: "Enjoy four celebratory Amish novellas centered around a birthday, a baptism, a wedding, and the Christmas season from bestselling author Beth Wiseman"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Wis
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 30, 2018
Kathleen Fuller
Description: Building trust: Grace Miller and Joel King are in love. They've dated secretly for the past year and when he proposes marriage, Grace eagerly agrees. But when she tells her parents about the wedding, she's shocked when her father tells her she can't marry Joel. Can Grace get to the bottom of her father's animosity toward Joel so they can have the happily ever after she's always dreamed of?A heart full of love: Ellie's mother hasn't stopped meddling in her personal life since Ellie lost her sight--and she's taken it up a notch now that Ellie's pregnant. When Ellie gives birth to twins, her mother insists on moving in to care for them. But when her mother's behavior becomes unbearable, Ellie is forced to take a stand. and finally find out why Mamm can't let go.Surprised by love: In a desperate move to evade her match-making mother, Emily Shwartz announces that she's already seeing someone: Reuban Coblentz. The trouble is, Reuban is barely even a friend. Seeing how desperate she is, Reuban plays along. But when the past sneaks up on them, will this temporary arrangement turn into everlasting love?A gift for Anne Marie: Anne Marie and Nathaniel have been best friends since they were kids. Now things are evolving. in ways everyone else predicted long ago. But when her mother suddenly decides to remarry in another state, Anne Marie's new chapter with Nathaniel looks doomed to end before it begins.
Call Number: FIC Ful
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 30, 2018
Carrie Stuart Parks
Description: "After the murder of her twin sister, Murphy Anderson changed her name and appearance and moved to Kodiak, Alaska, to avoid the press and publicity. But when local authorities discover she's an artist and request her help in drawing a dying man's memories, she unintentionally ends up in the limelight again--and may be back in the killer's crosshairs. The deathbed confessions of an Alaskan hunter has Murphy drawing five bodies discovered on remote Ruuwaq Island ten years ago. But what investigators discover there has them mystified. Evidence suggests that the bodies may have been deliberately destroyed, and what they uncover in an abandoned World War II Quonset hut only brings more questions. As one by one the people who were at the hut die, Murphy knows there is something much deeper at stake. What happened there during WWII? And who is willing to kill to keep those secrets buried?"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Par
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 30, 2018
Kimberly Stuart
Description: "Grace Klaren has finally made her dream of living in the Big Apple and working in the fashion industry a reality. But when she's unexpectedly fired and can't afford the next month's rent, Grace does something she never thought she'd do: she moves back home. Back in Silver Creek, Iowa, Grace is determined to hate it. She rails against the quiet of her small town, where everything closes early, where there's no nightlife, where everyone knows each other. She's saving her pennies and plotting her return to New York when she almost runs over a man who's not paying attention at a crosswalk. It turns out to be Tucker, her high school sweetheart whose heart she broke when she left ten years ago. They reconnect, and Grace remembers why she fell for him in the first place. And her career begins to turn around when she finds a gorgeous but tattered vintage dress at a flea market. She buys it, rips it apart seam by seam, and re-creates it with new fabric, updating the look with some of her own design ideas. She snaps a picture and lists the dress online, and within a day, it sells for nearly $200. Suddenly, Grace has her ticket out of here. But Grace can't fight her growing feelings for Tucker."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Stu
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 30, 2018
Jennifer Beckstrand
Description: "Mary Anne Neuenschwander knows she should be content with what Gotte has given her. She has a comfortable house, a fruitful farm, and a good, steady husband. But after nearly six years of marriage, she still longs for a baby. Yet her husband, Jethro, seems to care more about fishing than about his wife. Unable to bear Jethro's indifference, Mary Anne moves into a tent in the woods where he won't have to be bothered. But when her mammi and dawdi find out what she's done, they'll stop at nothing--including a little camping trip of their own--to help save their granddaughter's marriage. Jethro's greatest blessing is his beloved wife, Mary Anne. Nothing else in his life has turned out anywhere near the way he expected. Rather than burden Mary Anne with his disappointment, he shields her by spending less and less time at home and more time on the river. But when he finds that she's moved out, he's shocked. What will people think? What is Mary Anne thinking? And what clever plans are her grandparents hatching?"-- Back cover.
Call Number: FIC Bec
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 30, 2018
Courtney Walsh
Description: "For Quinn Collins, buying the flower shop in downtown Harbor Pointe fulfills a childhood dream, but also gives her the chance to stick it to her mom, who owned the store before skipping town twenty years ago and never looking back. Completing much-needed renovations, however, while also competing for a prestigious flower competition with her mother as the head judge, soon has Quinn in over her head. Not that she'd ever ask for help. Luckily, she may not need to. Quinn's father and his meddling friends find the perfect solution in notorious Olympic skier Grady Benson, who had only planned on passing through the old-fashioned lakeside town. But when a heated confrontation leads to property damage, helping Quinn as a community-service sentence seems like the quickest way out--and the best way to avoid more negative press. Quinn finds Grady reckless and entitled; he thinks she's uptight and too regimented. Yet as the two begin to hammer and saw, Quinn sees glimpses of the vulnerability behind the bravado, and Grady learns from her passion and determination, qualities he seems to have lost along the way." -- back cover.
Call Number: FIC Wal
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 30, 2018
Rachel McMillan
Description: Hamish DeLuca has spent most of his life trying to hide the anxiety that appears at the most inopportune times--including during his first real court case as a new lawyer. Determined to rise above his father's expectations, Hamish runs away to Boston where his cousin, Luca Valari, is opening a fashionable nightclub in Scollay Square. When he meets his cousin's "right hand man," Reggie, Hamish wonders if his dreams for a more normal life might be at hand.
Call Number: FIC McM
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 30, 2018
Kathleen Y'Barbo
Description: "Journey now to Galveston, Texas, of 1880... Where is Mrs. Smith's granddaughter? Who is the mysterious Mrs. Smith? Pinkerton agent Jonah Cahill is hired by the mysterious widow to find her lost granddaughter, rumored to be living in Galveston, Texas. Though Jonah prefers to travel alone, Mrs. Smith insists that she and her companion accompany him. Madeline Latour, investigative reporter, has been acting as Mrs. Smith's assistant for several months, and Madeline will not allow anyone-even a Pinkerton agent-to ruin the story of a lifetime. The pair forges an uneasy truce as the investigation grows dangerous. Is there a bigger story beyond a missing girl to be revealed?" -- ONIX annotation.
Call Number: FIC YBa
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 30, 2018
Laura Bradford
Description: "Katie Beiler was always the follower to her twin sister Hannah's lead. That is until Hannah left their Amish upbringing for an English life--leaving Katie to find her own footing in a world that no longer looks as it once did . . ." -- Publisher annotation.
Call Number: FIC Bra
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 30, 2018
Ann H. Gabhart
Description: Orphaned in the cholera epidemic of 1833, Adria Starr was cared for by a slave named Louis, a man who stayed in Springfield, Kentucky, when anyone with means had fled. A man who passed up the opportunity to escape his bondage and instead tended to the sick and buried the dead. A man who, twelve years later, is being sold by his owners despite his heroic actions. Now nineteen, Adria has never forgotten what Louis did for her. She's determined to find a way to buy Louis's freedom. But in 1840s Kentucky, she'll face an uphill battle.
Call Number: FIC Gab
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 30, 2018
Karen Kirst
Call Number: FIC Kir
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 30, 2018
Joanne Bischof
Description: "When Aven Norgaard leaves Norway to serve as housekeeper to her late husband's cousins in Appalachia, she expects lads in need of care, not three grown men--each in need of a wife and bound by a powerful brotherhood. As the men carve out a living by brewing artisan liquor, young Haakon's pursuit tempts Aven's lonely spirit, but it is his deaf brother, Thor, whose silent strength shows her the depths of real love. Unable to speak to any woman, Thor Norgaard never anticipates Aven will befriend him, let alone treat him as her safe harbor. Though hard cider is their livelihood and his greatest talent, he fights his way to sobriety with Haakon's help, defying the bottle for Aven's hand--only to face a battle of the heart that tests even the strongest bonds of brotherhood"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Bis
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 30, 2018
Description: "Connected to nature and carefree of heart, seven historical women would prefer to travel through life without shoes, especially if giving away their only pair would comfort someone else in need. Will these women of faith change their ways under society's pressures and the lure of romance?" -- back cover.
Call Number: FIC Bar
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 30, 2018
Susan Anne Mason
Description: When Grace Abernathy's sister is rejected by the Easton family because of her low social class, Grace uses an assumed name to take on a position as nanny for her nephew Christian to see to his well-being, and soon ends up falling for the boy's guardian.
Call Number: FIC Mas
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 30, 2018
Elizabeth Byler Younts
Description: "After the loss of her young son, Carver, an African-American preacher's wife named Delilah Evans moves with her family from Montgomery, Alabama, to Sinking Creek, Pennsylvania, for a fresh start. The last thing she could have imagined was becoming friends with Emma Mullet, a reclusive Amish woman. Emma is fighting personal battles of her own and feels estranged from her small Amish community. The secrets that have kept her isolated from her own community serve to unite her in an unlikely friendship with Delilah. Sparrow, Delilah's eldest daughter, knows she is responsible for the death of her little brother. When tensions at home become unbearable, she seeks solace at Emma's house, becoming the surrogate daughter Emma has always wanted. Sparrow, however, is hiding secrets of her own, secrets that could sever all ties to her safe refuge. Life for these three gets harder when church and social issues confront them, causing rifts within Sinking Creek's three distinct communities: whites, blacks, and Amish. When their carefully protected secrets come to light, there seems to be little hope for friendship, restoration, or even forgiveness. But when the unthinkable happens, Delilah and Emma find themselves looking into the mirror of their own self-deceptions and are forced to make a choice that will set the way of their future"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC You
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 30, 2018
James Markert
Description: Just as Jeremiah Goodbye is set to meet his fate in the electric chair, a tornado tears down the prison walls, and he is given a second chance at life. With the flip of a coin, he decides to return to his home town of Nowhere, Oklahoma, to settle the score with his twin brother Josiah. But upon his escape, he enters a world he doesn't recognize--one that has been overtaken by the Dust Bowl. And the gift he once relied on to guide him is as unrecognizable as the path back to Nowhere. After one jolt in Old Sparky, Jeremiah sees things more clearly and begins to question the mysterious circumstances surrounding the murders he was accused of. On his journey home, he accidentally rescues a young boy who follows him the rest of the way, and the pair arrive at their destination where they are greeted by fearful townspeople. When the Black Sunday storm hits the very next day, the residents of Nowhere finally begin to let the past few years of hardship bury them under the weight of all that dust.
Call Number: FIC Mar
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 30, 2018
Karen Barnett
Description: "Stunning Yosemite National Park sets the stage for this late 1920s historical romance with mystery, adventure, heart, and a sense of the place John Muir described as "pervaded with divine light." Watercolorist Olivia Rutherford has shet her humble beginnings to fashion her image as an avant-garde artist to appeal to the region's wealthy art-collectors. When she lands a lucrative contract painting illustrations of Yosemite National Park for a travel magazine, including its nightly one-of-a-kind Firefall event, she hopes the money will lift Olivia and her sisters out of poverty. After false accusations cost him everything, former minister Clark Johnson has found purpose as a backcountry guide in this natural cathedral of granite and trees. Now he's faced with the opportunity to become a National Parks Ranger, but is it his true calling? As Clark opens Olivia's eyes to the wonders of Yosemite, she discovers the people are as vital to the park's story as its vistas--a revelation that may bring her charade to an end"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Bar
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 30, 2018
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A Defense Of Honor
Kristi Ann Hunter
FIC Hun
My Heart Belongs In Galveston, Texas : Madeline's Search
Kathleen Y'Barbo
FIC YBa
A Father For Bella
Jill Weatherholt
FIC Wea
Portrait Of A Sister
Laura Bradford
FIC Bra
A Rebel Heart
Beth White
FIC Whi
River To Redemption
Ann H. Gabhart
FIC Gab
Amish Celebrations
Beth Wiseman
FIC Wis
Romancing The Runaway Bride
Karen Kirst
FIC Kir
An Amish Family
Kathleen Fuller
FIC Ful
Sons Of Blackbird Mountain : A Novel
Joanne Bischof
FIC Bis
Formula Of Deception
Carrie Stuart Parks
FIC Par
The Barefoot Brides Collection : 7 Eccentric Women Would Sacrifice All-even Their Shoes-for Their Dreams
FIC Bar
Heart Land : A Novel
Kimberly Stuart
FIC Stu
The Best Of Intentions
Susan Anne Mason
FIC Mas
Home On Huckleberry Hill
Jennifer Beckstrand
FIC Bec
The Solace Of Water
Elizabeth Byler Younts
FIC You
Just Let Go : A Novel
Courtney Walsh
FIC Wal
What Blooms From Dust
James Markert
FIC Mar
Murder At The Flamingo
Rachel McMillan
FIC McM
Where The Fire Falls : A Vintage National Parks Novel
Karen Barnett
FIC Bar

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Action, adventure, psychology, suspense - new thrillers to keep you up at night.

A Double Life
Flynn Berry
FIC Ber
Snap
Belinda Bauer
FIC Bau
All These Beautiful Strangers : A Novel
Elizabeth Klehfoth
FIC Kle
Somebody's Daughter
David Bell
FIC Bel
Baby Teeth : A Novel
Zoje Stage
FIC Sta
The Boy At The Door
Alex Dahl
FIC Dah
Darkness Lane
Thomas Kies
FIC Kie
The Cabin At The End Of The World : A Novel
Paul Tremblay
FIC Tre
Devil Sharks
Chris Jameson
FIC Jam
The Darkest Time Of Night
Jeremy Finley
FIC Fin
Halcyon : A Novel
Rio Youers
FIC You
The Disappearing : A Novel
Lori Roy
FIC Roy
Half Moon Bay : A Novel
Alice LaPlante
FIC LaP
The Maw : A Novel
Taylor Zajonc
FIC Zaj
Little Sister
Isabel Ashdown
FIC Ash
The Throwaway : A Thriller
Michael Moreci
FIC Mor
Murder In Paradise : Thrillers
James Patterson, Douglas Allyn, Connor Hyde, Duane Swierczynski
FIC Pat
Watch The Girls
Jennifer Wolfe
FIC Wol
Rip The Angels From Heaven : A Novel
David F. Krugler
FIC Kru
Whistle In The Dark : A Novel
Emma Healey
FIC Hea

Flynn Berry
Description: "Claire is a hardworking doctor living a simple, quiet life in London. She is also the daughter of the most notorious murder suspect in the country, though no one knows it. Nearly thirty years ago, while Claire and her infant brother slept upstairs, a brutal crime was committed in her family's townhouse. Her father's car was found abandoned near the English Channel the next morning, with bloodstains on the front seat. Her mother insisted she'd seen him in the house that night, but his powerful, privileged friends maintained his innocence. The first lord accused of murder in more than a century, he has been missing ever since"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Ber
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 6, 2018
Elizabeth Klehfoth
Description: Seventeen-year-old Charlie seeks to become a member of an elite secret society at her school by playing The Game, a semester-long, high-stakes scavenger hunt that will reveal the terrible truth about her family, her school, and her own life.
Call Number: FIC Kle
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 6, 2018
Zoje Stage
Description: Afflicted with a chronic debilitating condition, Suzette Jensen knew having children would wreak havoc on her already fragile body. Nevertheless, she brought Hanna into the world, pleased and proud to start a family with her husband Alex. Estranged from her own mother, Suzette is determined to raise her beautiful daughter with the love, care, and support she was denied. But Hanna proves to be a difficult child. Now seven-years-old, she has yet to utter a word, despite being able to read and write. Defiant and anti-social, she refuses to behave in kindergarten classes, forcing Suzette to homeschool her. Resentful of her mother's rules and attentions, Hanna lashes out in anger, becoming more aggressive every day. The only time Hanna is truly happy is when she's with her father. To Alex, she's willful and precocious but otherwise the perfect little girl, doing what she's told. Suzette knows her clever and manipulative daughter doesn't love her. She can see the hatred and jealousy in her eyes. And as Hanna's subtle acts of cruelty threaten to tear her and Alex apart, Suzette fears her very life may be in grave danger.
Call Number: FIC Sta
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 6, 2018
Thomas Kies
Description: The newshound in Geneva Chase spurs her to bad if not downright dangerous choices as two unrelated crimes unexpectedly collide. A fifteen-year-old girl at her ward's high school has vanished along with her English teacher. And then there's the abused woman who torched her sadistic husband, and how to keep her out of the clutches of powerful mobsters and thus, out of the news. Out on the crime beat, Geneva works to unravel the connection, if any, between these two disparate stories while her newspaper is put up for sale, a high-flying Hollywood production lights up the town and her personal battles accelerate.
Call Number: FIC Kie
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 6, 2018
Chris Jameson
Description: When Alex Simmons is invited to a college reunion in the Hawaiian islands aboard the private yacht of his old pal Harry Curtis, he is not sure what to expect. The two men had a falling-out years ago over the suicide of one of their friends. Could this be Harry's way of making amends? Or is something more sinister in store? The crew sets sail and arrives at Orchid Atoll, the site of a deserted former Coast Guard station. But they are far from alone. Out here, three hundred miles from civilization, Alex and his friends are about to encounter two very different brands of evil - one human, the other with fins - unlike anything they could have possibly imagined. They have entered a place where there's no law, no mercy. . . and no way out.
Call Number: FIC Jam
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 6, 2018
Rio Youers
Description: "Halcyon is the answer for all Americans who want to escape, but paradise isn't what it seems. A beautiful island in the middle of Lake Ontario--a self-sustaining community made up of people who want to live without fear, crime, or greed. Halcyon is run by Valerie Kemp, aka Mother Moon, benevolent and altruistic on the outside, but hiding an unimaginable darkness inside. She has dedicated her life to the pursuit of Glam Moon, a place of eternal beauty and healing. And she believes the pathway there can only be found at the end of pleasure. On the heels of tragedy, Martin Lovegrove moves his family to Halcyon. A couple of months, he tells himself, to retreat from the chaos and grind. He soon begins to suspect there is something beneath Halcyon's perfect veneer and sets out to discover the truth--however terrible it might be--behind the island and its mysterious founder, Mother Moon"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC You
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 6, 2018
Alice LaPlante
Description: "Jane loses everything when her teenage daughter is killed in a senseless accident. Jane is devastated, but sometime later, she makes one tiny stab at a new life: she moves from San Francisco to the tiny seaside town of Half Moon Bay. She is inconsolable, and yet, as the months go by, she is able to cobble together some version of a job, of friends, of the possibility of peace. And then, children begin to disappear. And soon, Jane sees her own pain reflected in all the parents in the town. She wonders if she will be able to live through the aching loss, the fear all around her. But as the disappearances continue, she begins to see that what her neighbors are wondering is if it is Jane herself who has unleashed the horror of loss."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC LaP
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 6, 2018
Isabel Ashdown
Description: After 16 years apart sisters Jessica and Emily are reunited. With the past now behind them, the warmth they once shared quickly returns and before long, Jess has moved into Emily's comfortable island home. Life couldn't be better. But when baby Daisy disappears while in Jess's care, the perfect life Emily has so carefully built starts to fall apart. Was Emily right to trust her sister after everything that happened before?
Call Number: FIC Ash
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 6, 2018
James Patterson, Douglas Allyn, Connor Hyde, Duane Swierczynski
Description: A collection of three novellas includes "The Lawyer Lifeguard," in which, after surviving a car bomb that killed his fiancée, defense lawyer Brian Lord takes a lifeguard job at the beach.
Call Number: FIC Pat
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 6, 2018
David F. Krugler
Description: Washington, DC, 1945. Lieutenant Ellis Voigt of the Office of Naval Intelligence is desperate to keep the secrets that threaten his life. The war overseas is going well for America, but Voigt can't escape a web of double-agents and undercover spies who follow his every move. The FBI suspects that he is the communist who murdered a Naval officer in a Washington back alley. The Soviets believe he's holding back information from their contacts, and they're willing to use any means necessary to extract it. When Voigt is sent to New Mexico on a secret mission to identify a Soviet spy, he is tailed by both the FBI and the Russians, and is running out of people he can trust. As the team at Los Alamos prepares to test an atomic bomb in the desert, Voigt faces the dilemma he'd been trying to avoid: he can stop the Soviets from getting the bomb or he can save himself--but he might not be able to do both.
Call Number: FIC Kru
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 6, 2018
Belinda Bauer
Description: Jack's in charge, said his mother as she disappeared up the road to get help. I won't be long. Now eleven-year-old Jack and his two sisters wait on the hard shoulder in their stifling, broken-down car, bickering and whining and playing I-Spy until she comes back. But their mother doesn't come back. She never comes back. And after that long, hot summer's day, nothing will ever be the same again. Three years later, Jack's fifteen now and still in charge, alone in the house. Meanwhile across town, a young woman called Catherine While wakes to find a knife beside her bed, and a note reading I could of killed you. The police are tracking a mysterious burglar they call Goldilocks, for his habit of sleeping in the beds of the houses he robs, but Catherine doesn't see the point of involving the police. And Jack, very suddenly, may be on the verge of finding out who killed his mother.
Call Number: FIC Bau
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 6, 2018
David Bell
Description: When Michael Frazier's ex-wife, Erica, unexpectedly shows up on his doorstep, she drops a bombshell that threatens to rip his family apart: Her ten-year-old daughter is missing--and Michael is the father. Unsure whether this is the truth but unwilling to leave the girl's fate to chance, Michael has no choice but to follow the elusive trail of the child he has always wanted but never knew he had. After Michael departs, his wife, Angela, learns shocking news about Erica and fears for the safety of both her husband and the endangered girl. When a stranger, a man who claims a connection to Erica and her missing daughter, knocks on the door, Angela is drawn out into the night--and deep into the tangled web of Michael's past. Over the course of one night, lies that span a decade come bubbling to the surface, putting Michael, his wife, and his whole family in jeopardy. And as the window for a little girl's safe return closes, Michael will have to decide who can be trusted and who is hiding the truth.
Call Number: FIC Bel
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 6, 2018
Alex Dahl
Description: "Cecilia Wilborg has it all. A loving husband, two beautiful daughters and a home in an idyllic Norwegian suburb. When the receptionist at her daughter's swim club asks her to drop off a small boy who hasn't been picked up yet, she knows it is her duty to help. When Cecilia arrives at the address she was given, the house is empty. The boy begs her to take him home with her just for the night. Cecilia reluctantly agrees but she could never guess that this little boy would soon begin to unravel her carefully constructed life and shatter everything she holds dear"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Dah
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 6, 2018
Paul Tremblay
Description: Eric and Andrew, with seven-year-old Wen, are vacationing at a remote cabin on a quiet New Hampshire lake. When Leonard appears in the driveway, he is the largest man Wen has ever seen, but he is young, friendly, and he wins her over. Leonard abruptly apologizes and tells Wen, "None of what's going to happen is your fault". Three more strangers then arrive at the cabin carrying unidentifiable, menacing objects. As Wen sprints inside to warn her parents, Leonard calls out: "We need your help to save the world." Now the fate of a loving family-- and quite possibly all of humanity-- are entwined. -- adapted from jacket
Call Number: FIC Tre
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 6, 2018
Jeremy Finley
Description: "When four-year-old William vanishes in the woods behind his home, the only witness is his older brother who whispers, "The lights took him," and then never speaks again. With these words, the boys' grandmother Lynn Roseworth fears only she knows the truth. But coming forward would ruin her family and her husband's political career. As Lynn and her best friend Roxy revisit the secrets of her long-buried past to find clues that will lead to William, they'll get ensnared in a much larger conspiracy. The truth is hidden for a reason, and not even a grandmother's love may be enough to save her grandson from what is coming for them all."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Fin
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 6, 2018
Lori Roy
Description: After leaving her cheating husband in New York City and returning to her family's historic Florida plantation, Lane Fielding's oldest daughter disappears, reigniting her memories and fears of a serial killer who traumatized the area in the 1970s.
Call Number: FIC Roy
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 6, 2018
Taylor Zajonc
Description: "Milo Luttrell never expected to step inside the mouth of an ancient cave in rural Tanzania. After all, he's a historian--not an archaeologist. Summoned under the guise of a mysterious life-changing opportunity, Milo suddenly finds himself in the midst of an expedition into the largest underground system in Africa, helmed by a brash billionaire-turned-exploration guru and his elite team of cavers. It's a once-in-a-lifetime chance to finally solve a century-old disappearance of the famed explorer Lord Riley DeWar, an enigmatic figure who both made--and nearly ruined--Milo's fledgling career. Determined to make the most of his second chance, Milo joins the team and begins a harrowing descent into one of Earth's last secrets: a dangerous, pitch-black realm of twisting passages and ancient fossils nearly two thousand feet underground. But when a storm hits the surface base camp, stranding the cavers and washing away supplies, all communication to the outside world is lost. As the remaining resources dwindle and members of the team begin to exhibit strange and terrifying abilities, Milo must brave the encroaching darkness to unearth the truth behind DeWar's fascination with the deep--and why he never left"--Jacket.
Call Number: FIC Zaj
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 6, 2018
Michael Moreci
Description: Mark Strain had it all--beautiful wife, a baby on the way, and a skyrocketing career as a D.C. lobbyist. But when Mark is violently abducted from his home by masked men, everything he knows is turned upside down. They say Mark committed treason. They say he's a traitor to the United States. They say he's a spy.
Call Number: FIC Mor
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 6, 2018
Jennifer Wolfe
Description: "Washed up teen star Liv Hendricks quit acting after her beloved younger sister inexplicably disappeared following a Hollywood party gone wrong. Liv barely escaped with her life, and her sister was never heard from again. But all this time, someone's been waiting patiently to finish what was started. Now fifteen years later, broke and desperate, Liv is forced to return to the spotlight. She crowdfunds a webseries in which she'll pose as a real-life private detective--a nod to the show she starred on as a teen. When a mysterious donor challenges her to investigate a series of disappearances outside a town made famous by the horror movies filmed there, Liv has no choice but to accept."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Wol
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 6, 2018
Emma Healey
Description: Jen's 15-year-old daughter goes missing for four agonizing days. When Lana is found, unharmed, in the middle of the desolate countryside, everyone thinks the worst is over. But Lana refuses to tell anyone what happened, and the police draw a blank. The once-happy, loving family return to London, where things start to fall apart. Lana begins acting strangely: refusing to go to school, and sleeping with the light on. As Lana stays stubbornly silent, Jen desperately tries to reach out to a daughter who has become a stranger.
Call Number: FIC Hea
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 6, 2018
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As the great poet once said.... Here are our latest selection in poetry. 

Bone
Yrsa Daley-Ward
ordered 020818
Registers Of Illuminated Villages : Poems
Tarfia Faizullah
811.6 Fai
Collected Poems
Galway Kinnell
ordered 012518
The Möbius Strip Club Of Grief
Bianca Stone
811 Sto
Collected Poems, 1991-2000
John Ashbery
811 Ash
The Poetry of Impermanence, Mindfulness, and Joy
808.81938 Poe
Déjà Vu
Laura L. Hansen
811 Han
The Smoke of Horses: Poems
Charles Rafferty
811 Raf
Devotions: The Selected Poems of Mary Oliver
Mary Oliver
811.54 Oli
The Sun And Her Flowers
Rupi Kaur
811 Kau
Good Bones
Maggie Smith
811 Smi
The Witch Doesn't Burn In This One
Amanda Lovelace
811 Lov
How Lovely The Ruins: Inspirational Poems and Words for Difficult Times
808.80353 How
Thousand Star Hotel
Bao Phi
811 Phi
I'm Just No Good at Rhyming and Other Nonsense for Mischievous Kids and Immature Grown-ups
Chris Harris, Lane Smith
J 811.6 Har
Thousands: Poems
Lightsey Darst
811 Dar
Lessons on Expulsion: Poems
Erika L. Sánchez
811 San
Wade In The Water : Poems
Tracy K. Smith
811 Smi
Madness
Sam Sax
811.6 Sax
While Standing in Line for Death
C. A. Conrad
811.6 Con
Poems Of Gratitude
Emily Fragos
808.81 Poe
Witch Wife: Poems
Kiki Petrosino
811 Pet

Yrsa Daley-Ward
Description: "From the celebrated poet Yrsa Daley-Ward, a poignant collection of autobiographical poems about the heart, life, and the inner self. Bone. Visceral. Close to. Stark. The poems in Yrsa Daley-Ward's collection bone are exactly that: reflections on a particular life honed to their essence--so clear and pared-down, they become universal. From navigating the oft competing worlds of religion and desire, to balancing society's expectations with the raw experience of being a woman in the world; from detailing the experiences of growing up as a first generation black British woman, to working through situations of dependence and abuse; from finding solace in the echoing caverns of depression and loss, to exploring the vulnerability and redemption in falling in love, each of the raw and immediate poems in Daley-Ward's bone resonate to the core of what it means to be human."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: ordered 020818
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 16, 2018
Galway Kinnell
Description: "The definitive collection of poems from Pulitzer Prize winner, MacArthur Fellow, and National Book Award winner Galway Kinnell. "It's the poet's job to figure out what's happening within oneself, to figure out the connection between the self and the world, and to get it down in words that have a certain shape, that have a chance of lasting." --Galway Kinnell. This long-awaited volume brings together for the first time the life's work of a major American voice. In a remarkable generation of poets, Galway Kinnell was an acknowledged, true master. From the book-length poem memorializing the grit, beauty, and swarming assertion of immigrant life along a lower Manhattan avenue, to searing poems of human conflict and war, to incandescent reflections on love, family, and the natural world--including "Blackberry Eating," "St. Francis and the Sow," and "After Making Love We Hear Footsteps"--to the unflinchingly introspective poems of his later life, Kinnell's work lastingly shaped the consciousness of his age. Spanning 65 years of intense, inspired creativity, this volume, with its inclusion of previously uncollected poems, is the essential collection for old and new devotees of a "poet of the rarest ability, who can flesh out music, raise the spirits, and break the heart." (Boston Globe)"-- Provided by publisher."The first complete showcase of "one of the true master poets of his generation," Galway Kinnell (1927-2014): a lifetime's work and a deeply lived life reflected in over two hundred poems"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: ordered 012518
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 5, 2018
John Ashbery
Call Number: 811 Ash
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 5, 2018
Laura L. Hansen
Call Number: 811 Han
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 5, 2018
Mary Oliver
Description: "Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Mary Oliver presents a personal selection of her best work in this definitive collection spanning more than five decades of her esteemed literary career. Throughout her celebrated career, Mary Oliver has touched countless readers with her brilliantly crafted verse, expounding on her love for the physical world and the powerful bonds between all living things. Identified as "far and away, this country's best selling poet" by Dwight Garner, she now returns with a stunning and definitive collection of her writing from the last fifty years. Carefully curated, these 200 plus poems feature Oliver's work from her very first book of poetry, No Voyage and Other Poems, published in 1963 at the age of 28, through her most recent collection, Felicity, published in 2015. This timeless volume, arranged by Oliver herself, showcases the beloved poet at her edifying best. Within these pages, she provides us with an extraordinary and invaluable collection of her passionate, perceptive, and much-treasured observations of the natural world"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: 811.54 Oli
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 5, 2018
Maggie Smith
Description: "Poems written out of the experience of motherhood, inspired by the poet watching her own children trying to read the world like a book they've just opened, knowing nothing of the characters or plot."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: 811 Smi
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 5, 2018
Description: "In times of personal hardship or collective anxiety, words have the power to provide comfort, meaning, and hope. The past year has seen a resurgence of poetry and inspiring quotes-- posted on social media, appearing on bestseller lists, shared from friend to friend. Honoring this communal spirit, [this book] is a timeless collection of both classic and contemporary poetry and short prose that can be of help in difficult times-- selections that offer wisdom and purpose, and that allow us to step out of our current moment to gain a new perspective on the world around us as well as the world within."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: 808.80353 How
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 5, 2018
Chris Harris, Lane Smith
Description: "An illustrated collection of comically irreverent rhyming poems for readers of all ages, ranging in topic from avocados and anacondas to zombies and zebras (dressed like ghosts)"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: J 811.6 Har
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 5, 2018
Erika L. Sánchez
Description: Poet, novelist, and essayist Erika L. Sánchez and her poetry collection explore what it means to live on both sides of the border--the border between countries, languages, despair and possibility, and the living and the dead. She tells her own story as the daughter of undocumented Mexican immigrants and as part of a family steeped in faith, work, grief, and expectations. The poems confront sex, shame, race, and an America roiling with xenophobia, violence, and laws of suspicion and suppression. What emerges is a multifaceted portrait of survival.
Call Number: 811 San
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 5, 2018
Sam Sax
Description: "In this powerful debut collection, Sam Sax explores and explodes the linkages between desire, addiction, and the history of mental health. These brave, formally dexterous poems examine antiquated diagnoses and procedures from hysteria to lobotomy; offer meditations on risky sex; and take up the poet's personal and family histories as mental health patients and practitioners. Ultimately, madness attempts to build a queer lineage out of inherited language and cultural artifacts; these poems trouble the static categories of sanity, heterosexuality, masculinity, normality, and health. Sax's innovative collection embodies the strange and disjunctive workings of the mind as it grapples to make sense of the world around it"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: 811.6 Sax
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 5, 2018
Emily Fragos
Call Number: 808.81 Poe
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 5, 2018
Tarfia Faizullah
Call Number: 811.6 Fai
Format: Book
Date Added: May 23, 2018
Bianca Stone
Description: The Möbius Strip Club of Grief is a collection of poems that take place in a burlesque purgatory where the living pay--dearly, with both money and conscience--to watch the dead perform scandalous acts otherwise unseen. Like Dante before her, Stone positions herself as the living poet passing through and observing the land of the dead. She imagines a feminist Limbo where women run the show and create a space to navigate the difficulties endured in life. With a nod to her grandmother Ruth Stone's poem, Stone creates a labyrinthine underworld as a way to confront and investigate complicated family relationships in the hopes of breaking the never-ending cycle of grief.--From statement by publisher
Call Number: 811 Sto
Format: Book
Date Added: May 23, 2018
Description: "Over 125 poetic companions for all life's ups and downs. The Buddha once told a disciple that good spiritual friends are the whole of holy life. The poems expertly gathered here offer all that one might hope for in such spiritual friendship: wisdom, compassion, peacefulness, good humor, and the ability to both absorb and express the deepest human emotions of grief and joy. The Poetry of Impermanence, Mindfulness, and Joy offers a wide-ranging collection of 129 ancient and modern poems unlike any other anthology on bookshelves today. It uniquely places Buddhist poets like Han Shan, Tu Fu, Saigyo, Ryokan, Basho, Issa, and others alongside modern Western poets one would not expect to find in such a collection--poets like Wallace Stevens, Robert Frost, Elizabeth Bishop, William Stafford, Denise Levertov, Jack Gilbert, Ellen Bass, Billy Collins, and more. What these poems have in common, no matter whether they are explicitly Buddhist, is that all reflect the essential truths the Buddha articulated 2,500 years ago. The book provides an important poetic complement to the many prose books on mindfulness practice--the poems here both reflect and embody the dharma in ways that can't be matched by other modes of writing. Its unique features include an introduction that discusses the themes of impermanence, mindfulness, and joy and explores the relationship between them. Biographical notes place the poets in historical context and offer quotes and anecdotes to help readers learn about the poets' lives. A short essay at the back of the book on "Mindful Reading" helps readers approach the poems from an experiential, non-analytical perspective and illustrates the similarities between meditation and the mindful reading of poetry. Brehm also includes a guided meditation on sound that helps readers appreciate the sonic qualities of poetry and shows how the anthology might be used in ongoing spiritual practice"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: 808.81938 Poe
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 5, 2018
Charles Rafferty
Description: In this new collection by poet Charles Rafferty, prose poems insert strange and mysterious twists into otherwise mundane middle-class scenarios. These compact, revelatory poems show us what is possible when we jettison accepted devices of thought for methods that are stranger, and much truer.-- From statement provided by publisher.
Call Number: 811 Raf
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 5, 2018
Rupi Kaur
Description: A transcendent journey about growth and healing, ancestry and honoring ones roots and expatriation, and rising up to find a home within yourself. This collection of poetry is about "grief, self-abandonment, honoring one's roots, love, and empowering oneself."
Call Number: 811 Kau
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 5, 2018
Amanda Lovelace
Description: "The witch: supernaturally powerful, inscrutably independent, and now--indestructible. These moving, relatable poems encourage resilience and embolden women to take control of their own stories. Enemies try to judge, oppress, and marginalize her, but the witch doesn't burn in this one"--Publisher's website.
Call Number: 811 Lov
Format: Book
Date Added: May 23, 2018
Bao Phi
Description: "Thousand Star Hotel confronts the silence around racism, police brutality, and the invisibility of the Asian American urban poor, writing into that void. It is both a poetic resistance to being erased and a loving history meant for a daughter."-- Back cover.
Call Number: 811 Phi
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 30, 2018
Lightsey Darst
Call Number: 811 Dar
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 5, 2018
Tracy K. Smith
Call Number: 811 Smi
Format: Book
Date Added: May 23, 2018
C. A. Conrad
Call Number: 811.6 Con
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 5, 2018
Kiki Petrosino
Description: With wit, startling diction, and audacious manipulation of syntax and form, Witch Wife's incantatory poems bring forth wild, singular music.
Call Number: 811 Pet
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 5, 2018
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Alex White
Description: "Furious and fun, the first book in this bold, new science fiction adventure series follows a ragtag group of adventurers as they try to find a legendary ship that just might be the key to clearing their name and saving the universe"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Whi
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 23, 2018
Rob Boffard
Description: "Sigma Station. The ultimate luxury hotel, in the far reaches of space. For one small group, a tour of the Horsehead Nebula is meant to be a short but stunning highlight in the trip of a lifetime. But when a mysterious ship destroys Sigma Station and everyone on it, suddenly their tourist shuttle is stranded. They have no weapons. No food. No water. No one back home knows they're alive. And the mysterious ship is hunting them" -- Back cover.
Call Number: FIC Bof
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 23, 2018
Gail Carriger
Description: Accidentally abandoned! All alone in Singapore, proper Miss Primrose Tunstell must steal helium to save her airship, the Spotted Custard, in a scheme involving a lovesick werecat and a fake fish tail.
Call Number: FIC Car
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 23, 2018
Stephen R. Lawhead
Description: Ravaged by barbarian Scálda forces, the last hope for Eirlandia lies with the island's warring tribes. Wrongly cast out of his tribe, Conor, the first-born son of the Celtic king, embarks on a dangerous mission to prove his innocence. What he discovers will change Eirlandia forever. For the Scálda have captured the mystical Fae to use as an ultimate weapon. And Conor's own people have joined in the invasion.
Call Number: FIC Law
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 23, 2018
Andromeda Romano-Lax
Description: "2029: In Japan, a historically mono-cultural nation, childbirth rates are at a critical low and the elderly are living increasingly long lives. This population crisis has precipitated a mass immigration of foreign medical workers from all over Asia--as well as the development of refined artificial intelligence to step in where humans fall short. In Tokyo, Angelica Navarro, a Filipina nurse who has been working in Japan for the last five years, is the caretaker for Sayoko Itou, an intensely private woman about to turn 100 years old. Angelica is a dedicated nurse, working night and day to keep her paperwork in order, obey the strict labor laws for foreign nationals, study for her ongoing proficiency exams, and most of all keep her demanding client happy. But one day Sayoko receives a present from her son: a cutting-edge robot caretaker that will educate itself to anticipate Sayoko's every need. Angelica wonders if she is about to be forced out of her much-needed job by an inanimate object--one with a preternatural ability to uncover the most deeply buried secrets of the humans around it. While Angelica is fighting back against the AI with all of her resources, Sayoko is becoming more and more attached to the machine. The old woman is hiding many secrets of her own--and maybe now she's too old to want to keep them anymore. In a tour de force tapestry of science fiction and historical fiction, Andromeda Romano-Lax presents a story set in Japan and Taiwan that spans a century of empire, conquest, progress, and destruction. Plum Rains elegantly broaches such important contemporary conversations as immigration, the intersection of labor and technology, the ecological fate of our planet and the future of its children"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Rom
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 23, 2018
Jacqueline Carey
Description: Destined from birth to serve as protector of the princess Zariya, Khai is trained in the arts of killing and stealth by a warrior sect in the deep desert; yet there is one profound truth that has been withheld from him.
Call Number: FIC Car
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 23, 2018
Hannu Rajaniemi
Description: "How do you catch a spy who's already dead?"Loss is a thing of the past. Murder is obsolete. Death is just the beginning. In 1938, death is no longer feared but exploited. Since the discovery of the afterlife, the British Empire has extended its reach into Summerland, a metropolis for the recently deceased. Yet Britain isn't the only contender for power in this life and the next. The Soviets have spies in Summerland, and the technology to build their own god. When SIS agent Rachel White gets a lead on one of the Soviet moles, blowing the whistle puts her hard-earned career at risk. The spy has friends in high places, and she will have to go rogue to bring him in.
Call Number: FIC Raj
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 23, 2018
Francesco Dimitri
Description: Three friends go searching for Art when he misses their yearly reunion in their Southern Italy hometown, hearing fantastical stories along the way about Art's recent life and discovering a curious manuscript in his home authored by Art, called The book of hidden things.
Call Number: FIC Dim
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 23, 2018
Peng Shepherd
Description: "One afternoon at an outdoor market in India, a man's shadow disappears--an occurrence science cannot explain. He is only the first. The phenomenon spreads like a plague, and while those afflicted gain a strange new power, it comes at a horrible price: the loss of all their memories. Ory and his wife Max have escaped the Forgetting so far by hiding in an abandoned hotel deep in the woods. Their new life feels almost normal, until one day Max's shadow disappears too. Knowing that the more she forgets, the more dangerous she will become to Ory, Max runs away. But Ory refuses to give up the time they have left together. Desperate to find Max before her memory disappears completely, he follows her trail across a perilous, unrecognizable world, braving the threat of roaming bandits, the call to a new war being waged on the ruins of the capital, and the rise of a sinister cult that worships the shadowless. As they journey, each searches for answers: for Ory, about love, about survival, about hope; and for Max, about a new force growing in the south that may hold the cure."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC She
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 23, 2018
Mary Robinette Kowal
Description: On a cold spring night in 1952, a huge meteorite fell to earth and obliterated much of the east coast of the United States, including Washington D.C. The ensuing climate cataclysm will soon render the earth inhospitable for humanity, as the last such meteorite did for the dinosaurs. This looming threat calls for a radically accelerated effort to colonize space, and requires a much larger share of humanity to take part in the process. Elma York's experience as a WASP pilot and mathematician earns her a place in the International Aerospace Coalition's attempts to put man on the moon, as a calculator. But with so many skilled and experienced women pilots and scientists involved with the program, it doesn't take long before Elma begins to wonder why they can't go into space, too. Elma's drive to become the first Lady Astronaut is so strong that even the most dearly held conventions of society may not stand a chance against her.
Call Number: FIC Kow
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 23, 2018
Peter Watts
Description: "She believed in the mission with all her heart. But that was sixty million years ago. How do you stage a mutiny when you're only awake one day in a million? How do you conspire when your tiny handful of potential allies changes with each shift? How do you engage an enemy that never sleeps, that sees through your eyes and hears through your ears and relentlessly, honestly, only wants what's best for you? Sunday Ahzmundin is about to find out"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Wat
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 23, 2018
Seanan McGuire
Description: For Rose Marshall, death has long since become the only life she really knows. She's been sweet sixteen for more than sixty years, hitchhiking her way along the highways and byways of America, sometimes seen as an avenging angel, sometimes seen as a killer in her own right, but always Rose, the Phantom Prom Date, the Girl in the Green Silk Gown. The man who killed her is still out there, thanks to a crossroads bargain that won't let him die, and he's looking for the one who got away. When Bobby Cross comes back into the picture, there's going to be hell to pay-possibly literally.
Call Number: FIC McG
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 23, 2018
Jonathan French
Description: Call them outcasts, call them savages--they've been called worse, by their own mothers--but Jackal is proud to be a Grey Bastard. He and his fellow half-orcs patrol the barren wastes of the Lot Lands, spilling their own damned blood to keep civilized folk safe. A rabble of hard-talking, hog-riding, whore-mongering brawlers they may be, but the Bastards are Jackal's sworn brothers, fighting at his side in a land where there's no room for softness. And once Jackal's in charge--as soon as he can unseat the Bastards' tyrannical, seemingly unkillable founder--there's a few things they'll do different. Better. Or at least, that's the plan. Until the fallout from a deadly showdown makes Jackal start investigating the Lot Lands for himself. Soon, he's wondering if his feelings have blinded him to ugly truths about this world, and the Bastards' place in it. In a quest for answers that takes him from decaying dungeons to the frontlines of an ancient feud, Jackal finds himself battling invading orcs, rampaging centaurs, and grubby human conspiracies alike--along with a host of dark magics so terrifying they'd give even the heartiest Bastard pause. Finally, Jackal must ride to confront a threat that's lain in wait for generations, even as he wonders whether the Bastards can--or should--survive.
Call Number: FIC Fre
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 19, 2018
K. D. Edwards
Description: "Rune Saint John, last child of the fallen Sun Court, is hired to search for Lady Judgment's missing son, Addam, on New Atlantis, the island city where the Atlanteans moved after ordinary humans destroyed their original home. With his companion and bodyguard, Brand, he questions Addam's relatives and business contacts through the highest ranks of the nobles of New Atlantis. But as they investigate, they uncover more than a missing man: a legendary creature connected to the secret of the massacre of Rune's Court. In looking for Addam, can Rune find the truth behind his family's death and the torments of his past?"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Edw
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 23, 2018
Todd McAulty
Description: "A thrilling adventure in a world one step away from total subjugation by machines. After long years of war, the United States has sued for peace, yielding to a brutal coalition of nations ruled by fascist machines. One quarter of the country is under foreign occupation. Manhattan has been annexed by a weird robot monarchy, and in Tennessee, a permanent peace is being delicately negotiated between the battered remnants of the U.S. government and an envoy of implacable machines. Canadian businessman Barry Simcoe arrives in occupied Chicago days before his hotel is attacked by a rogue war machine. In the aftermath, he meets a dedicated Russian medic with the occupying army, and 19 Black Winter, a badly damaged robot. Together they stumble on a machine conspiracy to unleash a horrific plague--and learn that the fabled American resistance is not as extinct as everyone believes. Simcoe races against time to prevent the extermination of all life on the continent ... and uncover a secret that America's machine conquerors are desperate to keep hidden."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC McA
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 23, 2018
Daniel Godfrey
Description: In a future London, humans are watched over by AIs and served by bots. But now that justice and jobs are meted out by algorithm, inequality blooms, and protest is brutally silenced. Anna Glover may be the most hated woman in the troubled city - the media's scapegoat for an unpopular war. Now she hides from the public eye, investigating neglected cases by using the mind-invading technology of the synapse sequencer to enter witnesses' memories. When a PI brings her a new high-stakes case, Anna sees a chance for atonement. But soon she is drawn into a plot that threatens to upend her hard-won anonymity and put everyone in danger - even those she hopes to save.
Call Number: FIC God
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 23, 2018
Carrie Vaughn
Description: "Decades after environmental and economic collapse, pockets of settlements struggle to maintain a much-reduced civilization by strictly rationing resources--including the ability to have children. Enid of Haven, an investigator in this community, travels to a far-flung village with her new, inexperienced partner to settle a minor resource dispute. But while there, the murder of an outsider demands her attention, and leads to explosive secrets"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Vau
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 23, 2018
Description: Presents some of the best science fiction short stories written in 2017.
Call Number: FIC Yea
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 23, 2018
Rebecca Roanhorse
Description: "While most of the world has drowned beneath the sudden rising waters of a climate apocalypse, Dinétah (formerly the Navajo reservation) has been reborn. The gods and heroes of legend walk the land, but so do monsters. Maggie Hoskie is a Dinétah monster hunter, a supernaturally gifted killer. When a small town needs help finding a missing girl, Maggie is their last best hope. But what Maggie uncovers about the monster is much more terrifying than anything she could imagine. Maggie reluctantly enlists the aid of Kai Arviso, an unconventional medicine man, and together they travel the rez, unraveling clues from ancient legends, trading favors with tricksters, and battling dark witchcraft in a patchwork world of deteriorating technology. As Maggie discovers the truth behind the killings, she will have to confront her past if she wants to survive." --amazon.com.
Call Number: FIC Roa
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 23, 2018
C. L. Polk
Description: In an original world reminiscent of Edwardian England in the shadow of a World War, cabals of noble families use their unique magical gifts to control the fates of nations, while one young man seeks only to live a life of his own. Magic marked Miles Singer for suffering the day he was born, doomed either to be enslaved to his family's interest or to be committed to a witches' asylum. He went to war to escape his destiny and came home a different man, but he couldn't leave his past behind. The war between Aeland and Laneer leaves men changed, strangers to their friends and family, but even after faking his own death and reinventing himself as a doctor at a cash-strapped veterans' hospital, Miles can't hide what he truly is. When a fatally poisoned patient exposes Miles' healing gift and his witchmark, he must put his anonymity and freedom at risk to investigate his patient's murder. To find the truth he'll need to rely on the family he despises, and on the kindness of the most gorgeous man he's ever seen.
Call Number: FIC Pol
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 23, 2018
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A Big Ship At The Edge Of The Universe
Alex White
FIC Whi
The Freeze-Frame Revolution
Peter Watts
FIC Wat
Adrift
Rob Boffard
FIC Bof
The Girl In The Green Silk Gown
Seanan McGuire
FIC McG
Competence
Gail Carriger
FIC Car
The Grey Bastards
Jonathan French
FIC Fre
In The Region Of The Summer Stars
Stephen R. Lawhead
FIC Law
The Last Sun
K. D. Edwards
FIC Edw
Plum Rains
Andromeda Romano-Lax
FIC Rom
The Robots Of Gotham
Todd McAulty
FIC McA
Starless
Jacqueline Carey
FIC Car
The Synapse Sequence
Daniel Godfrey
FIC God
Summerland
Hannu Rajaniemi
FIC Raj
The Wild Dead
Carrie Vaughn
FIC Vau
The Book Of Hidden Things
Francesco Dimitri
FIC Dim
The Year's Best Science Fiction : Thirty-fifth Annual Collection
FIC Yea
The Book Of M
Peng Shepherd
FIC She
Trail Of Lightning
Rebecca Roanhorse
FIC Roa
The Calculating Stars
Mary Robinette Kowal
FIC Kow
Witchmark
C. L. Polk
FIC Pol

Time Was... New Historical Fiction

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We can't give you a time machine, but we can give you the next best thing - historical fiction. Explore the world's vast history with these gripping reads.

A Tale Of Two Murders
Heather Redmond
FIC Red
Sapphire Widow : A Novel
Dinah Jefferies
FIC Jef
Against The Inquisition
Marcos Aguinis
FIC Agu
So Much Life Left Over : A Novel
Louis De Bernières
FIC De B
Becoming Belle
Nuala O'Connor
FIC OCo
The Butcher's Daughter
Victoria Glendinning
FIC Gle
Daughter Of A Daughter Of A Queen
Sarah Bird
FIC Bir
The Court Dancer
Kyŏng-suk Sin
FIC Sin
Eagle And Crane
Suzanne Rindell
FIC Rin
The King's Witch : A Novel
Tracy Borman
FIC Bor
If You Leave Me : A Novel
Crystal Hana Kim
FIC Kim
The Romanov Empress : A Novel Of Tsarina Maria Feodorovna
C. W. Gortner
FIC Gor
In The Presence Of Evil
Tania Bayard
FIC Bay
The Spy Of Venice
Benet Brandreth
FIC Bra
Midnight Blue
Simone van der Vlugt
FIC Vlu
Tiffany Blues : A Novel
M. J. Rose
FIC Ros
Murder At Ochre Court
Alyssa Maxwell
FIC Max
Whiskey When We're Dry
John Larison
FIC Lar
Never Anyone But You
Rupert Thomson
FIC Tho

Heather Redmond
Description: With the help of his boss' attractive, vivacious daughter, young journalist Charles Dickens investigates the death of a young woman that bears unsettling similarities to a murder that occurred a year ago to the day.
Call Number: FIC Red
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 17, 2018
Marcos Aguinis
Description: "Born in sixteenth-century Argentina, Francisco Maldonado da Silva is nine years old when he sees his father, Don Diego, arrested one harrowing afternoon because of his beliefs. Raised in a family practicing its Jewish faith in secret under the condemning eyes of the Spanish Inquisition, Francisco embarks on a personal quest that will challenge, enlighten, and forever change him. He completes his education in a monastery; he reads the Bible; he dreams of reparation; he dedicates his life to science, developing a humanistic approach and becoming one of the first accredited medical doctors in Latin America; and most of all, he longs to reconnect with his father in Lima, Perú, the City of Kings. So begins Francisco's epic journey to fight for his true faith, to embrace his past, and to draw from his father's indomitable strength in the face of unimaginable persecution. But the arm of the Holy Inquisition is an intractable one. As it reaches for Francisco, he sheds his mask to defend his freedom. Against seemingly insurmountable odds, he will prove that while the body can be broken, the spirit fights back, endures, and survives."--Amazon.com.
Call Number: FIC Agu
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 17, 2018
Nuala O'Connor
Description: In 1887, Isabel Bilton is the eldest of three daughters of a middle-class military family, growing up in a small garrison town. By 1891 she is the Countess of Clancarty, dubbed "the peasant countess" by the press, and a member of the Irish aristocracy. Becoming Belle is the story of the four years in between, of Belle's rapid ascent and the people that tried to tear her down. With only her talent, charm, and determination, Isabel moves to London alone at age nineteen, changes her name to Belle, and takes the city by storm, facing unthinkable hardships as she rises to fame. A true bohemian and the star of a dancing double act she performs with her sister, she reigns over The Empire Theatre and The Corinthian Club, where only select society entertains. It is there she falls passionately in love with William, Viscount Dunlo, a young aristocrat. For Belle, her marriage to William is a dream come true, but his ruthless father makes clear he'll stop at nothing to keep her in her place.
Call Number: FIC OCo
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 17, 2018
Sarah Bird
Description: Missouri, 1864 Powerful, epic, and compelling, Daughter of a Daughter of a Queen shines light on a nearly forgotten figure in history. Cathy Williams was born and lived a slave until the Union army comes and destroys the only world she's known. Separated from her family, she makes the impossible decision, to fight in the army disguised as a man with the Buffalo Soldiers. With courage and wit, Cathy must not only fight for her survival and freedom in the ultimate man's world, but never give up on her mission to find her family, and the man she loves. Beautiful, strong, and impactful, Cathy's story is one that illustrates the force of hidden history come to light, the strength of women, and the power of love.
Call Number: FIC Bir
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 6, 2018
Suzanne Rindell
Description: "Louis Thorn and Haruto "Harry" Yamada--Eagle and Crane--are the star attractions of Earl Shaw's Flying Circus, a daredevil (and not exactly legal) flying act that traverses Depression-era California. The young men have a complicated relationship, thanks to the Thorn family's belief that the Yamadas--Japanese immigrants--stole land that should have stayed in the Thorn family. When Louis and Harry become aerial stuntmen, performing death-defying tricks high above audiences, they're both drawn to Shaw's smart and appealing stepdaughter, Ava Brooks. After the Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor and one of Shaw's planes mysteriously crashes and two charred bodies are discovered in it, authorities conclude that the victims were Harry and his father, Kenichi, who had escaped from a Japanese internment camp they had been sent to by the federal government. To the local sheriff, the situation is open and shut. But to the lone FBI agent assigned to the case, the details don't add up. Thus begins an investigation into what really happened to cause the plane crash, who was in the plane when it fell from the sky, and why no one involved seems willing to tell the truth."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Rin
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 25, 2018
Crystal Hana Kim
Description: When the communist-backed army from the north invades her home, sixteen-year-old Haemi Lee, along with her widowed mother and ailing brother, is forced to flee to a refugee camp along the coast. For a few hours each night, she escapes her family's makeshift home and tragic circumstances with her childhood friend, Kyunghwan. Focused on finishing school, Kyunghwan doesn't realize his older and wealthier cousin, Jisoo, has his sights set on the beautiful and spirited Haemi, and is determined to marry her before joining the fight. But as Haemi becomes a wife, then a mother, her decision to forsake the boy she always loved for the security of her family sets off a dramatic saga that will have profound effects for generations to come.
Call Number: FIC Kim
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 17, 2018
Tania Bayard
Description: "Paris, 1393. Scribe Christine de Pizan dreads going to the palace to work, where people believe the mad king can be cured with magic. But a certain spell book leaves murdered bodies in its wake. Then Hugues de Precy is murdered and his wife, Alix, is blamed. Can Christine prove Alix's innocence and save her from being burned at the stake?"--Publisher's description.
Call Number: FIC Bay
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 17, 2018
Simone van der Vlugt
Description: "Amsterdam 1654: against the backdrop of Holland's Golden Age, a dangerous secret threatens to destroy a young widow's new life."--Back cover.
Call Number: FIC Vlu
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 17, 2018
Alyssa Maxwell
Description: After a disappointing year in New York City, Emma Cross has returned to Newport, Rhode Island, determined to report on hard news. For now she's covering the social event of the season at Ochre Court, a coming-out ball designed to showcase Cleo Cooper-Smith, who will be on display as Cleopatra in an elaborate tableau vivant. As Cleo ascends to her throne the recently installed modern electricity goes out, plunging into room into darkness. When the lights come back on, Cleo is dead-- electrocuted. The array of eligible suspects could fill another ballroom, and Emma puts her own life at risk to shine a light on a merciless murder.
Call Number: FIC Max
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 17, 2018
Rupert Thomson
Description: In the years preceding World War I, two young women meet, by chance, in a provincial town in France. Suzanne Malherbe, a shy seventeen-year-old with a talent for drawing, is completely entranced by the brilliant but troubled Lucie Schwob, who comes from a family of wealthy Jewish intellectuals. They embark on a clandestine love affair, terrified they will be discovered, but then, in an astonishing twist of fate, the mother of one marries the father of the other. As "sisters" they are finally free of suspicion, and, hungry for a more stimulating milieu, they move to Paris at a moment when art, literature, and politics blend in an explosive cocktail. Having reinvented themselves as Claude Cahun and Marcel Moore, they move in the most glamorous social circles, meeting everyone from Hemingway and Dalí to André Breton, and produce provocative photographs that still seem avant-garde today. In the 1930s, with the rise of anti-Semitism and threat of fascism, they leave Paris for Jersey, and it is on this idyllic island that they confront their destiny, creating a campaign of propaganda against Hitler's occupying forces that will put their lives in jeopardy.
Call Number: FIC Tho
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 22, 2018
Dinah Jefferies
Description: Louisa Reeve, the daughter of a successful British gem trader, and her husband Elliot, a charming, thrill-seeking businessman, seem like the couple who have it all. Except what they long for more than anything: a child. While Louisa struggles with miscarriages, Elliot is increasingly absent, spending much of his time at a nearby cinnamon plantation, overlooking the Indian ocean. After his sudden death, Louisa is left alone to solve the mystery he left behind. Revisiting the plantation at Cinnamon Hills, she finds herself unexpectedly drawn towards the owner Leo, a rugged outdoors man with a chequered past. The plantation casts a spell, but all is not as it seems. And when Elliot's shocking betrayal is revealed, Louisa has only Leo to turn to.
Call Number: FIC Jef
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 17, 2018
Victoria Glendinning
Description: "In 1535, England is hardly a wellspring of gender equality; it is a grim and oppressive age where women--even the privileged few who can read and write--have little independence. In The Butcher's Daughter, it is this milieu that mandates Agnes Peppin, daughter of a simple country butcher, to leave her family home in disgrace and live out her days cloistered behind the walls of the Shaftesbury Abbey. But with her great intellect, she becomes the assistant to the Abbess and as a result integrates herself into the unstable royal landscape of King Henry VIII. As Agnes grapples with the complex rules and hierarchies of her new life, King Henry VIII has proclaimed himself the new head of the Church. Religious houses are being formally subjugated and monasteries dissolved, and the great Abbey is no exception to the purge. The cosseted world in which Agnes has carved out for herself a sliver of liberty is shattered. Now, free at last to be the master of her own fate, she descends into a world she knows little about, using her wits and testing her moral convictions against her need to survive by any means necessary."-- Book jacket.
Call Number: FIC Gle
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 17, 2018
Kyŏng-suk Sin
Description: When a novice French diplomat arrives for an audience with the Emperor, he is enraptured by the Joseon Dynasty's magnificent culture, then at its zenith. But all fades away when he sees Yi Jin perform the delicate traditional Dance of the Spring Oriole. Though well aware that women of the court belong to the palace, the young diplomat confesses his love to the Emperor, and gains permission for Yi Jin to accompany him back to France. A world away in Belle Epoque Paris, Yi Jin lives a free, independent life, away from the gilded cage of the court, and begins translating and publishing Joseon literature into French with another Korean student. But even in this new world, great sorrow awaits her. Yi Jin's grieving and suffering is only amplified by homesickness and a longing for her oldest friend. But her homecoming was not a happy one. Betrayal, jealousy, and intrigue abound, culminating with the tragic assassination of the last Joseon empress--and the poisoned pages of a book.
Call Number: FIC Sin
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 21, 2018
Tracy Borman
Description: In March of 1603, as she helps to nurse the dying Queen Elizabeth of England, Frances Gorges dreams of her parents' country estate, where she learned to use flowers and herbs to become a much-loved healer. When King James of Scotland succeeds to the throne Frances is only too happy to stay at home. His court may be shockingly decadent, but his intolerant Puritanism see witchcraft in many of the old customs -- punishable by death. Yet when her ambitious uncle forces Frances to return to the royal palace, having bought her a position as a lady in the bedchamber of the young Princess Elizabeth, she becomes a ready target for the twisted scheming of the Privy Seal, Lord Cecil. As a dark campaign to destroy both King and Parliament gathers pace, culminating in the Gunpowder Plot of 1605, Frances is surrounded by danger, finding happiness only with the King's precocious young daughter and with Tom Wintour, the one courtier she feels she can trust. But Wintour has a secret that, when revealed, places Frances in conflict with her royal charge and in fear for her own family.
Call Number: FIC Bor
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 17, 2018
C. W. Gortner
Description: Minnie knows that her station in life as a Danish princess is to leave her family and enter into a royal marriage. She is brought to Russia, and marries the Romanov heir, Alexander. Once he ascends the throne, she becomes empress Maria. When their son, Nicholas, inherits the throne he is the inexperienced ruler of a deeply divided and crumbling empire. Determined to guide him to reforms that will bring Russia into the modern age, Maria faces implacable opposition from Nicholas's wife, Alexandra, whose fervor has led her into a disturbing relationship with a mystic named Rasputin. -- adapted from jacket.
Call Number: FIC Gor
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 17, 2018
Benet Brandreth
Description: Seeking his fortune in sixteenth-century London, young wordsmith William Shakespeare joins a band of players before he is dispatched to Venice on an assignment that renders him the target of Catholic assassins and a shadowy killer.
Call Number: FIC Bra
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 21, 2018
M. J. Rose
Description: "New York, 1924. Twenty-four-year-old Jenny Bell is one of a dozen burgeoning artists invited to Louis Comfort Tiffany's prestigious artists' colony. Gifted and determined, Jenny vows to avoid distractions and romantic entanglements and take full advantage of the many wonders to be found at Laurelton Hall. But Jenny's past has followed her to Long Island. Images of her beloved mother, her hard-hearted stepfather, waterfalls, and murder, and the dank hallways of Canada's notorious Andrew Mercer Reformatory for Women overwhelm Jenny's thoughts, even as she is inextricably drawn to Oliver, Tiffany's charismatic grandson. As the summer shimmers on, and the competition between the artists grows fierce as they vie for a spot at Tiffany's New York gallery, a series of suspicious and disturbing occurrences suggest someone knows enough about Jenny's childhood trauma to expose her. Supported by her closest friend Minx Deering, a seemingly carefree socialite yet dedicated sculptor, and Oliver, Jenny pushes her demons aside. Between stolen kisses and stolen jewels, the champagne flows and the jazz plays on until one moonless night when Jenny's past and present are thrown together in a desperate moment, that will threaten her promising future, her love, her friendships, and her very life"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Ros
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 17, 2018
John Larison
Description: In the spring of 1885, seventeen-year-old Jessilyn Harney finds herself orphaned and alone on her family's homestead. Desperate to fend off starvation and predatory neighbors, she cuts off her hair, binds her chest, saddles her beloved mare, and sets off across the mountains to find her outlaw brother Noah and bring him home. A talented sharpshooter herself, Jess's quest lands her in the employ of the territory's violent, capricious Governor, whose militia is also hunting Noah--dead or alive. Wrestling with her brother's outlaw identity, and haunted by questions about her own, Jess must outmaneuver those who underestimate her, ultimately rising to become a hero in her own right.
Call Number: FIC Lar
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 17, 2018
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A Howl Of Wolves : A Novel
Judith Flanders
FIC Fla
In The Presence Of Evil
Tania Bayard
FIC Bay
A Study In Treason
Leonard S. Goldberg
FIC Gol
Murder At Ochre Court
Alyssa Maxwell
FIC Max
A Tale Of Two Murders
Heather Redmond
FIC Red
Murder At The Grand Raj Palace
Vaseem Khan
FIC Kha
A Taste For Vengeance : A Bruno, Chief Of Police Novel
Martin Walker
FIC Wal
Murder With Cinnamon Scones
Karen Rose Smith
FIC Smi
Bimini Twist
Linda Greenlaw
FIC Gre
Ruff Justice
Laurien Berenson
FIC Ber
Bought The Farm
Peg Cochran
FIC Coc
Salt Lane
William Shaw
FIC Sha
Broken Places : A Chicago Mystery
Tracy Clark
FIC Cla
See Her Run
Peggy Townsend
FIC Tow
Buried In Books
Kate Carlisle
FIC Car
The Killing Habit
Mark Billingham
FIC Bil
Cherry Pies & Deadly Lies
Darci Hannah
FIC Han
The Ruin
Dervla McTiernan
FIC McT
Crime & Punctuation
Kaitlyn Dunnett
FIC Dun
Yesterday's News
Richard Belsky
FIC Bel
Dead Pretty
David John Mark
FIC Mar

Judith Flanders
Description: "Sam Clair figures she'll be a good sport and spend a night out at the theater in support of her upstairs neighbors who have small parts in a play in the West End. Boyfriend (a Scotland Yard detective) and allround good sport Jake Field agrees to tag along to what is apparently an extra bloody play filled with dramatic gory deaths galore. So Sam expects an evening filled with faux fatalities. Until that is the curtain opens to the second act revealing a dummy hanging from the rafters, who's been made up to look suspiciously like Campbell Davison the director of the production. When Sam sees the horrified faces of the actors onstage, she realizes that this is indeed not a dummy, but Davison himself and this death is not part of the show. Now everyone wants to know who killed Campbell Davison? As Sam learns more about the murdered man, she discovers that he wasn't all that well-liked amongst the cast and crew so the suspect list grows. The show must go on but Sam knows a murderer must be apprehended so she sets out to find out what happened and why."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Fla
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 16, 2018
Leonard S. Goldberg
Description: "The following case has not previously been disclosed to the public due to the sensitive information on foreign affairs. All those involved were previously bound by the Official Secrets Act. With the passage of time and the onset of the Great War, these impediments have been removed and the story can now be safely told. When an executed original of a secret treaty between England and France, known as the French Treaty, is stolen from the country estate of Lord Halifax, Scotland Yard asks Joanna, Dr. John Watson, Jr., and Dr. John Watson, Sr. to use their keen detective skills to participate in the hunt for the missing treaty. As the government becomes more restless to find the missing document and traditional investigative means fail to turn up the culprit, Joanna is forced to devise a clever plan to trap the thief and recover the missing treaty."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Gol
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 16, 2018
Heather Redmond
Description: With the help of his boss' attractive, vivacious daughter, young journalist Charles Dickens investigates the death of a young woman that bears unsettling similarities to a murder that occurred a year ago to the day.
Call Number: FIC Red
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 17, 2018
Martin Walker
Description: "A missing woman, a shocking pregnancy, a dash of international intrigue, and a bottle or two of good Bergerac: it's another case for Bruno, Chief of Police. When a British tourist fails to turn up for a luxurious cooking vacation in Bruno's usually idyllic Dordogne village of St. Denis, the worried hostess is quick to call on Bruno for help. Monica Felder is nowhere to be found, and her husband, a retired British major, is unreachable. And not long after Bruno discovers that Monica was traveling with a mysterious Irishman (her lover?), the two turn up dead. The Irishman's background in intelligence and his connection to Monica's husband only raise more questions for Bruno. Was she running away? How much does her husband really know? What's the real story behind a scandal buried in the threesome's military past? Meanwhile, the star of the girls' rugby team, a favorite of Bruno's, is pregnant, putting at risk her chances of being named to the French national squad. Bruno's search for the truth in both cases leads him to places he hadn't intended to go--but, as ever, he and his friends take time to savor the natural delights of the Dordogne. Sante!"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Wal
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 16, 2018
Linda Greenlaw
Description: "It seems like everyone in Green Haven knows that Jane Bunker has scored an invite to the ultra-exclusive Summer Solstice Soiree--and they all assume she'll be in attendance, as one of the few eligible single women in town. Of course, that's the last place Jane would like to be; hobnobbing and making small talk with the upper crust isn't exactly her idea of a good time. She prefers to put in her hours working as an insurance investigator, and part-time as the deputy sheriff. When she gets to work one morning, the sheriff asks her to take a break on her personal war on drugs--it seems that she's been so successful catching dealers and interrupting the flow of drugs in the area that she's called too much attention to just how bad it's gotten, and the community is worried that all the attention on the drug trade will deter the summer tourists that Green Haven so badly needs to keep the economy going. Instead, Jane takes on a missing person case--a young woman working at the Bar Harbor Inn has disappeared. The Inn employs foreign exchange students from all over the world during the busy summer season, and the missing Bianca Chiriac is one of them. When it becomes clear that Bianca isn't just sleeping off a late-night party, Jane is plunged into the underbelly of the resort town, and must find the missing woman before the worst happens"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Gre
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 16, 2018
Peg Cochran
Description: Wedding preparations are in full swing at Love Blossom Farm as food-and-lifestyle blogger Shelby McDonald transforms the property for her friend Kelly's down-home country-style reception. But when the lead singer of the wedding band turns up dead--drowned in a trough full of rainwater and strung up like a scarecrow--the police round themselves up a barnful of suspects. It seems that Travis sowed the seeds of discord wherever he went, and when it becomes clear that everyone from the groom to Shelby's own staff has motive, tracking down Travis' killer is going to be more difficult than finding a needle in a haystack. As Shelby finds herself drawn deeper into the investigation, she'll have to move quickly before the killer decides to put her out to pasture.
Call Number: FIC Coc
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 16, 2018
Tracy Clark
Description: Former cop Cass Raines has found the world of private investigation a less stressful way to eke out a living in the Windy City. When Father Ray Heaton asks Cass to look into a recent spate of vandalism at his church, she agrees. But only hours later she discovers his body in the church confessional, a dead gangbanger sprawled out nearby. It's dismissed as a late-night random theft, but Cass's instincts tell her that's not the motive at a cash-strapped parish like Saint Brendan's. And she intends to see justice done....
Call Number: FIC Cla
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 16, 2018
Kate Carlisle
Description: "Brooklyn has it all covered. She's triple-checked her wedding to-do list, and everything is on track for the upcoming ceremony with the love of her life, security expert Derek Stone. Not everyone has been as lucky in love as Brooklyn. Her old college roommates Heather and Sara lost touch twelve years ago when Sara stole Heather's boyfriend. Brooklyn was caught in the middle and hasn't seen her former besties since their falling-out. When they both show up at her surprise bridal shower, Brooklyn is sure drama will ensue. But she's touched when the women seem willing to sort out their differences and gift her rare copies of The Three Musketeers and The Red Fairy Book. Brooklyn's prewedding calm is shattered when one of her formerly feuding friends is found murdered and Brooklyn determines that one of the rare books is a forgery. She can't help but wonder if the victim played a part in this fraud, or if she was targeted because she discovered the scam. With a killer and con artist on the loose, Brooklyn and Derek--with the unsolicited help of their meddling mothers--must catch the culprit before their big day turns into a big mess"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Car
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 16, 2018
Darci Hannah
Description: Cherry enthusiast Whitney Bloom is furiously baking her way into the heart of Chicago with her fabulous cherry pies when she receives a desperate call from her mother. The annual Cherry Blossom Festival has just kicked off at the Cherry Orchard Inn in Door County, Wisconsin, and the manager of the Bloom family orchard has been found dead beneath the cherry blossoms. Worse yet, all evidence points to Whitney's father as the killer. After she races home to help, things really land in the pits for Whitney when she discovers that Jack MacLaren, her old high school nemesis, is Cherry Cove's only police officer. Putting her cherry-tastic treats on hold, Whitney matches wits against Jack. But will she have what it takes to clear her father's name and sift out the real Cherry Cove killer?
Call Number: FIC Han
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 16, 2018
Kaitlyn Dunnett
Description: "After splurging to buy her childhood home in the Catskills, recently widowed Mikki Lincoln emerges from retirement as a freelance editor. With her ability to spot details that others fail to see, it's not long before Mikki earns clients--and realizes that the village of Lenape Hollow isn't the thriving tourist destination it was decades ago. Not with a murderer on the loose . . ." -- Publisher's annotation.
Call Number: FIC Dun
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 16, 2018
David John Mark
Description: "Nine months have passed since the disappearance of Hannah Kelly, and Detective Sergeant Aector McAvoy is failing to convince himself that she is just a missing girl and not a murder victim. As he visits the spot where she was last seen, turning the case over in his head, McAvoy receives a phone call: another girl has been found dead. As McAvoy looks for connections between the two cases, his boss Trish Pharaoh is preoccupied with troubles of her own. Reuben Hollow--a man convicted of murder with the help of perjured testimony from the Humberside Police--has just been released from prison after a high-profile wrongful conviction suit, putting Pharaoh's reputation and life in danger."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Mar
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 16, 2018
Tania Bayard
Description: "Paris, 1393. Scribe Christine de Pizan dreads going to the palace to work, where people believe the mad king can be cured with magic. But a certain spell book leaves murdered bodies in its wake. Then Hugues de Precy is murdered and his wife, Alix, is blamed. Can Christine prove Alix's innocence and save her from being burned at the stake?"--Publisher's description.
Call Number: FIC Bay
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 17, 2018
Alyssa Maxwell
Description: After a disappointing year in New York City, Emma Cross has returned to Newport, Rhode Island, determined to report on hard news. For now she's covering the social event of the season at Ochre Court, a coming-out ball designed to showcase Cleo Cooper-Smith, who will be on display as Cleopatra in an elaborate tableau vivant. As Cleo ascends to her throne the recently installed modern electricity goes out, plunging into room into darkness. When the lights come back on, Cleo is dead-- electrocuted. The array of eligible suspects could fill another ballroom, and Emma puts her own life at risk to shine a light on a merciless murder.
Call Number: FIC Max
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 17, 2018
Vaseem Khan
Description: For a century the iconic Grand Raj Palace Hotel has welcomed the world's elite. From film stars to foreign dignitaries, anyone who is anyone stays at the Grand Raj. The last thing the venerable old hotel needs is a murder... When American billionaire Hollis Burbank is found dead - the day after buying India's most expensive painting - the authorities are keen to label it a suicide. But the man in charge of the investigation is not so sure. Inspector Chopra is called in - and discovers a hotel full of people with a reason to want Burbank dead. Accompanied by his sidekick, baby elephant Ganesha, Chopra navigates his way through the palatial building, a journey that leads him steadily to a killer, and into the heart of darkness . . .
Call Number: FIC Kha
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 16, 2018
Karen Rose Smith
Description: Daisy Swanson and her Aunt Iris run a delightful shop in Pennsylvania's Amish country with an emphasis on tasty teas and treats--but murder is not so sweet. As local merchants unite to attract tourists for a much anticipated weekend quilting event, business is sure to spill over into eateries like Daisy's Tea Garden. Gorgeous craftwork is hanging everywhere--but among the quilts, potholders, and placemats, one gallery owner is wrapped up in some dangerous affairs. Reese Masemer had been dating one of Daisy's employees, Tessa, an artist, though their last interaction was as strained as a cup of loose leaf tea. Now Reese has been found dead near a covered bridge where Tessa's been practicing her sketches. She's the obvious suspect, but Daisy's learning that there were some major secrets in Reese's background, and several of his relationships were infused with resentment. To save Tessa, she'll have to find out who's tainted this quaint little town with murder...
Call Number: FIC Smi
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 16, 2018
Laurien Berenson
Description: While preparing for the spring dog show, Melanie must investigate a murder after a talented canine portrait artist turns up dead behind her concession booth and her Aunt Peg's longtime dogsitter also disappears on the same day.
Call Number: FIC Ber
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 16, 2018
William Shaw
Description: No-one knew their names, the bodies found in the water. There are people here, in plain sight, that no-one ever notices at all. DS Alexandra Cupidi has done it again. She should have learnt to keep her big mouth shut, after the scandal that sent her packing-- resentful teenager in tow-- from the London Met to the lonely Kent coastline. Even murder looks different in this landscape of fens, ditches and stark beaches, shadowed by the towers of Dungeness power station. Murder looks a lot less pretty. The man drowned in the slurry pit had been herded there like an animal. He was North African, like many of the fruit pickers that work the fields. The more Cupidi discovers, the more she wants to ask-- but these people are suspicious of questions. It will take an understanding of this strange place-- its old ways and new crimes-- to uncover the dark conspiracy behind the murder. Cupidi is not afraid to travel that road. But she should be. She should, by now, have learnt.
Call Number: FIC Sha
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 16, 2018
Peggy Townsend
Description: Running for her life could leave her breathless. A former reporter for the Los Angeles Times, Aloa Snow knows what it means to be down and out. Once highly respected, she's now blackballed, in debt, and dealing with the echoes of an eating disorder. Until she gets one more shot to prove that she has what it takes--with a story some would die for .After the body of a promising young athlete, Hayley Poole, is recovered in the Nevada desert, authorities rule it a suicide. But when Aloa discovers that the girl's boyfriend died in a similar accident only months before, her investigative instincts are on high alert. It turns out the girl was on the run from secrets that could kill. This case is murder for Aloa, and Hayley won't be the last one to suffer. Someone very powerful forced Hayley to run for her life. Now Aloa must do the same.
Call Number: FIC Tow
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 16, 2018
Mark Billingham
Description: "While DI Nicola Tanner investigates the deadly spread of a dangerous new drug, Tom Thorne is handed a case that he doesn't take too seriously, until a spate of animal killings points to the work of a serial killer. When the two cases come together in a way that neither could have foreseen, both Thorne and Tanner must risk everything to catch two very different killers"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Bil
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 16, 2018
Dervla McTiernan
Description: It's been twenty years since Cormac Reilly discovered the body of Hilaria Blake in her crumbling Georgian home. But he's never forgotten the two children she left behind. When Aisling Conroy's boyfriend Jack is found in the freezing black waters of the river Corrib, the police tell her it was suicide. A surgical resident, she throws herself into study and work, trying to forget, until Jack's sister Maude shows up. Maude suspects foul play, and she is determined to prove it. Cormac Reilly is the detective assigned with the re-investigation of a seemingly accidental overdose twenty years ago, the overdose of Jack and Maude's drug and alcohol addled mother. Detective Reilly is under increasing pressure to charge Maude for murder when his colleague Danny uncovers a piece of evidence that will change everything.
Call Number: FIC McT
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 16, 2018
Richard Belsky
Description: When eleven-year-old Lucy Devlin disappeared on her way to school more than a decade ago, it became one of the most famous missing child cases in history. The story turned reporter Clare Carlson into a media superstar overnight. Clare broke exclusive after exclusive. She had unprecedented access to the Devlin family as she wrote about the heartbreaking search for their young daughter. She later won a Pulitzer Prize for her extraordinary coverage of the case. Now Clare once again plunges back into this sensational story. With new evidence, new victims, and new suspects--too many suspects. Everyone from members of a motorcycle gang to a prominent politician running for a US Senate seat seem to have secrets they're hiding about what really might have happened to Lucy Devlin. But Clare has her own secrets. And, in order to untangle the truth about Lucy Devlin, she must finally confront her own torturous past.
Call Number: FIC Bel
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 16, 2018
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Breathless
Celeste Bradley, Susan Donovan
FIC Bra
The Gunslinger's Vow
Amy Sandas
FIC San
Cowboy Seal Redemption
Nicole Helm
FIC Hel
The Kiss Quotient
Helen Hoang
FIC Hoa
Driftwood Creek
Roxanne Willems Snopek
FIC Sno
The One You Can't Forget
Roni Loren
FIC Lor
Herons Landing
JoAnn Ross
FIC Ros
The Prince : A Devil's Duke Novel
Katharine Ashe
FIC Ash
It's All About The Duke
Amelia Grey
FIC Gre
Then There Was You
Miranda Liasson
FIC Lia
Laird Of The Black Isle
Paula Quinn
FIC Qui
Untamed Cowboy
Maisey Yates
FIC Yat
Marry Me, Major
Merline Lovelace
FIC Lov
Wherever You Are
Elle Wright
FIC Wri
Pretending He's Mine
Mia Sosa
FIC Sos
You Never Forget Your First Earl
Ella Quinn
FIC Qui
The First Time At Firelight Falls
Julie Anne Long
FIC Lon

Celeste Bradley, Susan Donovan
Description: "She was "the Swan." London's premiere courtesan. Men want to be with her. Women loathe her success and yet admire her beauty, her riches, her independence. But when the jealous wife of her lover moves to have the Swan banished from her home on the high seas, she winds up crashed against Spain's rocky coast with no shoes, no clothes--and no name. Taken in by a tortured, sensuous man known as The Artist, the Swan comes to know the woman she wants to be--her artist's siren. When Art Professor Brenna Anderson is in danger of losing her post at Harvard, the rule-following, prim professor is at a loss of how to salvage the shreds of her life. But when a new painting in the mysterious Siren collection is discovered in a dusty old house in France, Brenna does the unthinkable--hops on a plane to uncover the identity of the beautiful, enigmatic woman who is the subject of the paintings. There's just one hitch--the frustrating, irritating, bold and beautiful art hunter Fitch Wilder is also looking for the Siren. He's been a thorn in Brenna's professional side for years, but when their individual quests lead them to team up despite being enemies, a whole new sumptuous world of art and culture opens up for the two of them. And with it, they enter a realm of passion and love... " -- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Bra
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 9, 2018
Nicole Helm
Description: "Jack Armstrong's been slowly piecing his life back together after a career-ending injury bounced him from the SEALs. The only trouble is, his family's on their way to his new haven in Montana and Jack refuses to let them know he's still hurting. Desperate, he makes a deal with local bad girl Rose Rogers: in exchange for some extra security, she'll play the perfect loving girlfriend. Rose doesn't trust any man, much less some tough-as-nails former SEAL. But the more they settle into their ruse, the more things start to feel real, and the more Rose's true fear surfaces--that she'll never be good enough for love. But Jack isn't about to lose Rose. He's done running when things get tough, and he's determined to prove--once and for all--that even the most troubled hearts can find their way to redemption."--back cover
Call Number: FIC Hel
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 9, 2018
Roxanne Willems Snopek
Description: After aging out of the California foster care system, Jamie Vaughn found her place in the world at Sanctuary Ranch in Sunset Bay. But other lost souls are not so lucky, so she's made it her mission to rescue those that cross her path--like the injured pup she just found. The man he belongs to is obviously an unfit owner, so she's just going to ignore the address on the dog's tag. She has more important things on her mind, like roping her handsome coworker, Gideon, out of the friend zone and into helping her...Head wrangler Gideon Low knows that Jamie's bark is worse than her bite, despite her rough exterior. In fact, he's determined to protect her from her too-tender heart, even if it means returning the not-so-homeless puppy--and putting some distance between them. But sooner or later, Gideon's best intentions will turn on him. And he'll learn that he's not the only one with secrets--and that the love of your life can be right under your nose...
Call Number: FIC Sno
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 9, 2018
JoAnn Ross
Description: Working as a Las Vegas concierge, Brianna Mannion is an expert at making other people's wishes come true. It's satisfying work, but a visit home to scenic Honeymoon Harbor turns into a permanent stay when she's reminded of everything she's missing: the idyllic small-town charm; the old Victorian house she'd always coveted; and Seth Harper, her best friend's widower and the neighborhood boy she once crushed on--hard. After years spent serving others, maybe Brianna's finally ready to chase dreams of her own. Since losing his wife, Seth has kept busy running the Harper family's renovation business and flying way under the social radar. But when Brianna hires him to convert her aging dream home into a romantic B and B, working together presents a heart-stopping temptation Seth never saw coming. With guilt and grief his only companions for so long, he'll have to step out of the past long enough to recognize the beautiful life Brianna and he could build together.
Call Number: FIC Ros
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 9, 2018
Amelia Grey
Description: Nearing thirty, the Duke of Rathburne is finally ready to make amends for the wager that caused him and his best friends such scandal--but taking on a ward who needs a husband is a feat he's not sure he can manage. The last he saw of Miss Marlena Fast, she was a spirited little ruffian, not the sort of bride most bachelors on the marriage mart sought. But one glance at the lovely lady she has become is enough to convince him otherwise... Orphaned young and shuffled from family to family, Marlena counts on her fierce independence and quick wits to keep herself content. Being the responsibility of a notoriously wicked duke who upended so many lives is an unexpected challenge when she realizes he arouses her decidedly feminine desires. Marlena must be careful. She has her own scandalous secret to protect. If he finds out, will it shatter her chances of a happily-ever-after with the notorious rake?
Call Number: FIC Gre
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 9, 2018
Paula Quinn
Description: Lachlan MacKenzie has nothing left to lose since his wife and daughter were killed. But when a shadowy figure reveals his little girl might still be alive, Lachlan will do whatever it takes to find her--even abduct a lass from the MacGregor clan for an exchange. Being caught would mean certain death. But the laird of the Black Isle won't let anything--or anyone--interfere with his mission . . . not even his beautiful, stubborn captive.
Call Number: FIC Qui
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 9, 2018
Merline Lovelace
Description: "Alexis Smith is single, and desperate to keep custody of her late sister's sweet stepdaughter. But for this, she needs a husband. She thinks US Air Force Major Ben Kincaid is perfect for the job. The Special Ops pilot is a world-class stud who loves a challenge--and is always out of town. A brief marriage of convenience suits them both...until Ben moves in. Suddenly, playing house seems a little too real..."--back cover
Call Number: FIC Lov
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 9, 2018
Mia Sosa
Description: For Hollywood agent Julian Hart, representing his best friend - megastar Carter Williamson - means it's nearly impossible to keep his personal life and career separate. To make matters worse, Carter's younger sister has been starring in Julian's wildest fantasies more often than he'd shows up on his doorstep needing a place to crash, suddenly his greatest temptation is sleeping down the hall. Free-spirited Ashley Williamson doesn't do commitment. Jobs, apartments, men - why let herself be tied down? But she's had a crush on her older brother's best friend for years and she's committed to making Julian want her, one towel-clad midnight encounter at a time. But just as things start heating up, their steamy flirtation is interrupted by Carter's east coast wedding. Ashley has no desire to go home and face her reputation as the family disappointed. But living with - dare she say dating? - a successful, sexy film agent could give them something else to talk about. Julian can't believe he agreed to fake a relationsp with the one woman he can never have. And it's going to take more than a little willpower to remember it's all pretend. Or is it?
Call Number: FIC Sos
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 9, 2018
Julie Anne Long
Description: "Single mom Eden Harwood has a lively daughter, a blooming business--and a juicy secret she's hung on to for ten years. She doesn't mind a bit that there's no room for romance in her whirlwind life until Gabe Caldera reminds her of what she might be missing. The principal of Hellcat Elementary is usually knee-deep in fawning PTA moms, but Gabe only has eyes for the fiery, funny, skittish redhead who barely knows he's alive. But this ex-Navy SEAL never fails to get what he wants. And what he wants is to fan those sparks between him and Eden into the kind of bonfire you can see two counties away"--Amazon.com.
Call Number: FIC Lon
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 9, 2018
Amy Sandas
Description: Alexandra Brighton spent the last five years in Boston, erasing all evidence of the wild frontier girl she used to be. Before she settles, she's determined to visit her childhood home one final time. But when she finds herself stranded far from civilization, she has no choice but to trust her safety to the tall, dark and decidedly dangerous bounty hunter, Malcolm Kincaid. Now that Malcolm finally has the location of his brother's killer, he has no intention of wasting time protecting a pampered Eastern lady. But something about Alexandra speaks to the heart he long thought frozen--and her slow transformation from proper miss to wild-eyed beauty leaves him shaken. By the time they reach Montana, Malcolm must decide if seeking justice for past wrongs is worth losing a future with the woman he never expected to need.
Call Number: FIC San
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 9, 2018
Helen Hoang
Description: "Stella Lane thinks math is the only thing that unites the universe. She comes up with algorithms to predict customer purchases--a job that has given her more money than she knows what to do with, and way less experience in the dating department than the average thirty-year-old. It doesn't help that Stella has Asperger's and French kissing reminds her of a shark getting its teeth cleaned by pilot fish. Her conclusion: she needs lots of practice--with a professional. Which is why she hires escort Michael Phan. The Vietnamese and Swedish stunner can't afford to turn down Stella's offer, and agrees to help her check off all the boxes on her lesson plan--from foreplay to more-than-missionary position... Before long, Stella not only learns to appreciate his kisses, but crave all of the other things he's making her feel. Their no-nonsense partnership starts making a strange kind of sense. And the pattern that emerges will convince Stella that love is the best kind of logic.."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Hoa
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 9, 2018
Roni Loren
Description: "Most days, Rebecca Lindt feels like an imposter...The world admires her as a survivor. But that impression would crumble if people knew her secret. She didn't deserve to be the one who got away. But nothing can change the past, so she's thrown herself into her work. She can't dwell if she never slows down. Wes Garrett is trying to get back on his feet after losing his dream restaurant, his money, and half his damn mind in a vicious divorce. But when he intervenes in a mugging and saves Rebecca --the attorney who helped his ex ruin him-- his simple life gets complicated. Their attraction is inconvenient and neither wants more than a fling. But when Rebecca's secret is put at risk, both discover they could lose everything, including what they never realized they needed: each other." -- Publishers description.
Call Number: FIC Lor
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 9, 2018
Katharine Ashe
Description: Libby Shaw is determined to become a member of Edinburgh's all-male Royal College of Surgeons. Disguising herself as a man, she attends the surgical theater and nearly fools everyone. Forced to leave his home as a boy, famed portraitist Ziyaeddin is secretly the exiled prince of a distant realm. When he first met Libby, he memorized every detail of her face and drew her. But her perfect lips gave him trouble--the same lips he now longs to kiss. When Libby asks his help to hide her feminine identity from the world, Ziyaeddin agrees on one condition: she must sit for him to paint--as a woman. But what begins as a daring scheme could send them both hurtling toward danger...and an unparalleled love.
Call Number: FIC Ash
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 9, 2018
Miranda Liasson
Description: Angel Falls is the last place Sara Langdon wants to be because it's filled with memories of her "wedding that never was". But her grandmother needs her and joining her dad at his medical practice gives her time to figure out what she wants. But when her first patient turns out to be Colton Walker, the man who sabotaged her wedding, she starts to wonder if she'll ever be able to escape her past.
Call Number: FIC Lia
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 9, 2018
Maisey Yates
Description: Untamed cowboy: Some things are too perfect to mess with. Bennett Dodge's relationship with Kaylee Capshaw is one of them. When Bennett's world is rocked by the apperance of a son he didn't know he had, he needs Kaylee more than ever. And he doesn't want anything else to change. But then Kaylee kisses him, and nothing will ever be the same. Kaylee's done her best to keep her feelings for the man she's loved since high school hidden away, but one unguarded moment changes everything, and now there's no more denying the chemistry that burns between them. But the explosion of desire changes all the rules, and what's left could destroy their bond--or bring them to a love that's deeper than she ever imagined.Mail order cowboy: Jackson Reid is a man fully in control of his world, and his ranch. But when a past one-night stand shows up without warning and leaves him holding a baby, his whole life is turned upside down. He's in over his head, and he has one solution: a nanny. But when he picks Savannah Sturm up from the airport, he finds that she's so much more than the "plain and tall" woman she decribed herself as.
Call Number: FIC Yat
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 9, 2018
Elle Wright
Description: Avery Montgomery created a hit show about her old neighborhood, but there's one secret she can't reveal: the reason she left town. Avery felt like an outsider in Dr. Elwood Jackson's world, thanks to his brother's disapproval. Elwood has never forgiven Avery for leaving. But when a crisis lands her in El's emergency room, passion sparks hotter than before. Will it be too late for another chance at love?
Call Number: FIC Wri
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 9, 2018
Ella Quinn
Description: With her three good friends all recently married, Elizabeth Turley is ready for some husband-hunting of her own. One gentleman in particular sparks her interest. Geoffrey, Earl of Harrington is tall, handsome, and dashing. He's also just a bit too sure of himself. But Elizabeth has observed enough about the rules of attraction to pique the earl's attention. Yet once she has it, the discovery of a troubling secret taints her future happiness. Lord Harrington must marry or lose a prestigious position in Brussels, and pretty, well-connected Elizabeth fits his needs admirably. But could it be that he has underestimated his bride? She doesn't bat an eye in the face of the danger they encounter overseas. She's strong-willed, intelligent, and more enticing each day, yet also more indifferent to him. Now Geoffrey faces his greatest challenge: to woo and win his own wife, or risk losing her for good.
Call Number: FIC Qui
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 9, 2018
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Claire O'Dell
Description: The near future, Washington, D.C. While treating broken soldiers on the battlefields of the New Civil War, a sniper's bullet shattered Dr. Janet Watson's arm and ended her career. Struggling with the semi-functional mechanical arm, homeless and jobless, Watson meets another black and queer woman: Sara Holmes, a covert agent who offers the doctor a place to stay. Watson finds her new roommate strange-- but when they discover that soldiers from the New Civil War have begun dying one by one, and the deaths may involve the pharmaceutical industry and even the looming election. Watson and Holmes join forces to secure justice for these fallen soldiers. -- adapted from back cover
Call Number: FIC ODe
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 22, 2018
Jude Sierra
Description: "Reid Watsford has a lot of secrets and a past he can't quite escape. While staying at his grandmother's condo in Key Largo, he signs up for introductory dive classes, where he meets Joaquim Oliveira, a Brazilian dive instructor with wanderlust. Driven by an instant, magnetic pull, what could have been just a hookup quickly deepens. As their relationship evolves, they must learn to navigate the challenges of Reid's mental illness--on their own and with each other."--Back cover.
Call Number: FIC Sie
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 22, 2018
Tee Franklin, Jenn St-Onge
Description: "When Hazel Johnson and Mari McCray met at church bingo in 1963, it was love at first sight. Forced apart by their families and society, Hazel and Mari both married young men and had families. Decades later, now in their mid-'60s, Hazel and Mari reunite again at a church bingo hall. Realizing their love for each other is still alive, what these grandmothers do next takes absolute strength and courage."--Amazon.com.
Call Number: FIC Fra
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 22, 2018
Nakatani Nio
Call Number: YA FIC ordered 032918
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 22, 2018
Jordy Rosenberg
Description: "Recently jilted and increasingly unhinged, Dr. Voth throws himself into his work, obsessively researching the life of Jack Sheppard, a legendary eighteenth century thief. No one knows Jack's true story--his confessions have never been found. That is, until Dr. Voth discovers a mysterious stack of papers titled Confessions of the Fox. Dated 1724, the manuscript tells the story of an orphan named P. Sold into servitude at twelve, P struggles for years with her desire to live as "Jack." When P falls dizzyingly in love with Bess, a sex worker looking for freedom of her own, P begins to imagine a different life. Bess brings P into the London underworld where scamps and rogues clash with London's newly established police force, queer subcultures thrive, and ominous threats of an oncoming plague abound. At last, P becomes Jack Sheppard, one of the most notorious--and most wanted--thieves in history."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Ros
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 22, 2018
Ellen Hart
Description: When a video of their engagement goes viral on the heels of the Supreme Court's decision to legalize gay marriage, Fiona and Annie turn for help to private investigator Jane Lawless to safeguard a secret from Annie's past.
Call Number: FIC Har
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 22, 2018
Lance Richardson
Description: From an early age, there was something different about Tommy and David Nutter. Both boys seemed destined to lead rather humble lives in post-war London--Tommy as a civil servant, David as a darkroom technician. Yet the strength of their imagination (plus a little help from their friends) transformed them into unlikely protagonists of a swinging cultural revolution. In 1969, Tommy opened an unusual new boutique on Savile Row. "Nutters of Savile Row" became an immediate sensation among the young, rich, and beautiful--performers, musicians, and album covers. David's talent with a camera vaulted him across the Atlantic to New York City, where he found himself among stars who enjoyed his dry wit almost as much as his photography. This is the true story of two gay men who influenced some of the most iconic styles and pop images of the twentieth century. Lance Richardson presents a dual portrait of brothers improvising their way through five decades of extraordinary events, their personal struggles playing out against backdrops of the Blitz, an obscenity trial, the birth of disco, and the devastation of the AIDS crisis.--From dust jacket.
Call Number: 920 Ric
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 22, 2018
A. B. Rutledge
Description: Eighteen months after Vivien, his beloved transgender girlfriend, slipped into a coma after a suicide attempt, eighteen-year-old Miles begins healing while photographing her empty shoes against the stark landscapes of Iceland. Told through a series of instant messages.
Call Number: YA FIC Rut
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 22, 2018
Rupert Thomson
Description: In the years preceding World War I, two young women meet, by chance, in a provincial town in France. Suzanne Malherbe, a shy seventeen-year-old with a talent for drawing, is completely entranced by the brilliant but troubled Lucie Schwob, who comes from a family of wealthy Jewish intellectuals. They embark on a clandestine love affair, terrified they will be discovered, but then, in an astonishing twist of fate, the mother of one marries the father of the other. As "sisters" they are finally free of suspicion, and, hungry for a more stimulating milieu, they move to Paris at a moment when art, literature, and politics blend in an explosive cocktail. Having reinvented themselves as Claude Cahun and Marcel Moore, they move in the most glamorous social circles, meeting everyone from Hemingway and Dalí to André Breton, and produce provocative photographs that still seem avant-garde today. In the 1930s, with the rise of anti-Semitism and threat of fascism, they leave Paris for Jersey, and it is on this idyllic island that they confront their destiny, creating a campaign of propaganda against Hitler's occupying forces that will put their lives in jeopardy.
Call Number: FIC Tho
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 22, 2018
Darnell L. Moore
Description: When Darnell L. Moore was fourteen years old, three boys from his neighborhood tried to set him on fire as he was walking home from school. Darnell was tall and awkward and constantly bullied for being gay. What happens to the black boys who come of age in neglected, poor, heavily policed, and economically desperate cities that the War on Drugs and mass incarceration have created? How do they learn to live, love, and grow up? Darnell was raised in Camden, NJ, the son of two teenagers on welfare struggling to make ends meet. He explored his sexuality during the height of the AIDS epidemic, when being gay was a death sentence. He was beaten down and ignored by white and black America, by his school, and even his church. He made it out, but escaping Camden, escaping poverty, and coming out do not guarantee you freedom. It wasn't until he was pushed into the spotlight at a Newark rally that he found his voice and his calling. He became a leading organizer with Black Lives Matter, a movement that recognized him and insisted that his life mattered. No Ashes in the Fire gives voice to the rich, varied experiences of all those who survive on the edges of the margins, and offers a path toward liberation.-- From statement provided by publisher.
Call Number: 306.766 Moo
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 22, 2018
Hieu Minh Nguyen
Description: Not Here is a flight plan for escape and a map for navigating home; a queer Vietnamese American body in confrontation with whiteness, trauma, family, and nostalgia; and a big beating heart of a book. Nguyen's poems ache with loneliness and desire and the giddy terrors of allowing yourself to hope for love, and revel in moments of connection achieved. --amazon.com
Call Number: 811 Ngu
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 22, 2018
Silas House
Description: "When an evangelical preacher in Tennessee offers shelter to two gay men after a catastrophic flood, he's met with resistance by his wife and congregation, and eventually loses custody of his son. He decides to kidnap his son and flee to Key West, where he suspects his estranged gay brother is living"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Hou
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 22, 2018
Uzodinma Iweala
Description: On the surface, Niru leads a charmed life. Raised by two attentive parents in Washington, D.C., he's a top student and a track star at his prestigious private high school. Bound for Harvard in the fall, his prospects are bright. But Niru has a painful secret: he is queer--an abominable sin to his conservative Nigerian parents. No one knows except Meredith, his best friend, the daughter of prominent Washington insiders--and the one person who seems not to judge him. When his father accidentally discovers Niru is gay, the fallout is brutal and swift. Coping with troubles of her own, however, Meredith finds that she has little left emotionally to offer him. As the two friends struggle to reconcile their desires against the expectations and institutions that seek to define them, they find themselves speeding toward a future more violent and senseless than they can imagine. Neither will escape unscathed.--from dust jacket.
Call Number: FIC Iwe
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 22, 2018
Moshik Sakal, Jessica (Translator) Cohen
Description: "The uneventful life of a jeweler from Tel Aviv changes abruptly in 2011 after Fareed, a handsome young man from Damascus, crosses illegally into Israel and makes his way to the ancient port city of Jaffa in search of his roots. In his pocket is a piece of a famous blue diamond known as "Sabakh." Intending to return the diamond to its rightful owner, Fareed is soon swept up in Tel Aviv's vibrant gay scene, and a turbulent protest movement. He falls in love with both an Israeli soldier and his boyfriend--the narrator of this book--and reveals the story of his family's past: a tale of forbidden love beginning in the 1930s that connects Fareed and the jeweler."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Sak
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 22, 2018
Michael Dante DiMartino, Irene (Comic book artist) Koh
Description: Returning to the Spirit World, Korra and the Airbenders discover that it has become a barren landscape, meanwhile on the outskirts of the portal General Iroh's choice to establish a military presence threatens the balance of human and spirit relations.
Call Number: YA FIC DiM
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 22, 2018
Jeffrey C. Stewart
Description: Alain Locke emerged from Black Philadelphia around the turn of the century to mentor a generation of young artists including Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, and Jacob Lawrence and call them the New Negro--the creative African Americans whose art, literature, music, and drama would inspire Black people to greatness. Stewart offers the definitive biography of the father of the Harlem Renaissance. From the education of Locke, his becoming the first African American Rhodes Scholar, and his long career as a professor at Howard University to Locke's cosmopolitan, aesthetic education through his travels in continental Europe, where he came to appreciate the beauty of art and experienced a freedom unknown to him in the United States, he has yet became most closely associated with the flowering of Black culture in Jazz Age America and his promotion of the literary and artistic work of African Americans as the quintessential creations of American modernism. Shifting the discussion of race from politics and economics to the arts, he helped establish the idea that Black urban communities could be crucibles of creativity. This illustrious, enigmatic man who, in promoting the cultural heritage of Black people, became--in the process--a New Negro himself.-- From statement provided by publisher.
Call Number: B Loc
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 22, 2018
Jenni Fagan
Description: It's November of 2020, and the world is freezing over. Each day colder than the last. There's snow in Israel, the Thames is overflowing, and an iceberg separated from the Fjords in Norway is expected to drift just off the coast of Scotland. As ice water melts into the Atlantic, frenzied London residents evacuate by the thousands for warmer temperatures down south. But not Dylan. Grieving and ready to build life anew, he heads north to bury his mother's and grandmother's ashes on the Scottish islands where they once lived. Hundreds of miles away, twelve-year-old Estella and her survivalist mother, Constance, scrape by in the snowy, mountainous Highlands, preparing for a record-breaking winter. Living out of a caravan, they spend their days digging through landfills, searching for anything with restorative and trading value. When Dylan arrives in their caravan park in the middle of the night, life changes course for Estella and Constance. Though the weather worsens, his presence brings a new light to daily life, and when the ultimate disaster finally strikes, they'll all be ready.
Call Number: FIC Fag
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 22, 2018
A. C Wise
Description: "Who are the Ultra Fabulous Glitter Squadron? If you need to ask then you have not been anywhere near a television, computer, or disco recently. No other superheroes are as dedicated or dazzling as these gals. Some of them tuck, some of them are pure trout, but they kick ass in high heels and rollerskates. A.C. Wise's debut collection of heroic tales is half whimsy and half 1950s pulp reborn for the 21st century"--from Amazon page.
Call Number: FIC Wis
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 22, 2018
Arlene Stein
Description: Sociologist Arlene Stein takes us into the lives of four strangers who find themselves together in a surgeon's office, having traveled to Florida from across the United States in order to masculinize their chests. Ben, Lucas, Parker, and Nadia wish to feel more comfortable in their bodies; three of them are also taking testosterone so that others recognize them as male. Following them over the course of a year, Stein shows how members of this young transgender generation, along with other gender dissidents, are refashioning their identities and challenging others' conceptions of who they are, despite great personal costs. Stein draws from interviews with transgender people and their friends and families, as well as with activists and medical and psychological experts. Unbound documents the varied ways younger trans men see themselves, and how they are changing our understanding of what it means to be male and female in America.
Call Number: 306.768 Ste
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 22, 2018
Cat Sebastian
Description: "Robert Selby is determined to see his sister make an advantageous match. But he has two problems: the Selbys have no connections or money and Robert is really a housemaid named Charity Church. She's enjoyed every minute of her masquerade over the past six years, but she knows her pretense is nearing an end. Charity needs to see her beloved friend married well and then Robert Selby will disappear ... forever. Alistair, Marquess of Pembroke, has spent years repairing the estate ruined by his wastrel father, and nothing is more important than protecting his fortune and name. He shouldn't be so beguiled by the charming young man who shows up on his doorstep asking for favors. And he certainly shouldn't be thinking of all the disreputable things he'd like to do to the impertinent scamp. When Charity's true nature is revealed, Alistair knows he can't marry a scandalous woman in breeches, and Charity isn't about to lace herself into a corset and play a respectable miss. Can these stubborn souls learn to sacrifice what they've always wanted for a love that is more than they could have imagined?"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Seb
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 22, 2018
Camille Perri
Description: "Katie Daniels is a perfection-seeking 28-year-old lawyer living the New York dream. She's engaged to charming art curator Paul Michael, has successfully made her way up the ladder at a multinational law firm, and has a hold on apartments in Soho and the West Village. Suffice it to say, she has come a long way from her Kentucky upbringing. But the rug is swept from under Katie when she is suddenly dumped by her fiance, Paul Michael, leaving her devastated and completely lost. On a whim, she agrees to have a drink with Cassidy Price-a self-assured, sexually promiscuous woman she meets at work. The two form a newfound friendship, which soon brings into question everything Katie thought she knew about sex--and love."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Per
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 22, 2018
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A Study In Honor
Claire O'Dell
FIC ODe
Southernmost : A Novel
Silas House
FIC Hou
A Tiny Piece Of Something Greater
Jude Sierra
FIC Sie
Speak No Evil : A Novel
Uzodinma Iweala
FIC Iwe
Bingo Love
Tee Franklin, Jenn St-Onge
FIC Fra
The Diamond Setter
Moshik Sakal, Jessica (Translator) Cohen
FIC Sak
Bloom Into You 5
Nakatani Nio
YA FIC ordered 032918
The Legend Of Korra. Part Two, Turf Wars
Michael Dante DiMartino, Irene (Comic book artist) Koh
YA FIC DiM
Confessions Of The Fox : A Novel
Jordy Rosenberg
FIC Ros
The New Negro : The Life Of Alain Locke
Jeffrey C. Stewart
B Loc
Fever In The Dark
Ellen Hart
FIC Har
The Sunlight Pilgrims
Jenni Fagan
FIC Fag
House Of Nutter : The Rebel Tailor Of Savile Row
Lance Richardson
920 Ric
The Ultra Fabulous Glitter Squadron Saves The World Again
A. C Wise
FIC Wis
Miles Away From You
A. B. Rutledge
YA FIC Rut
Unbound: Transgender Men And The Remaking Of Identity
Arlene Stein
306.768 Ste
Never Anyone But You
Rupert Thomson
FIC Tho
Unmasked By The Marquess
Cat Sebastian
FIC Seb
No Ashes In The Fire : Coming Of Age Black & Free In America
Darnell L. Moore
306.766 Moo
When Katie Met Cassidy
Camille Perri
FIC Per
Not Here
Hieu Minh Nguyen
811 Ngu

Time Travel

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The beginning of Daylight Saving Time makes us feel like we're time traveling... Experience some time travelers with these books and movies as you spring ahead and set your clocks forward before bed on Saturday, March 11

A Connecticut Yankee In King Arthur's Court [Large Print]
Mark Twain
LP FIC Twa
Replay [Large Print]
Ken Grimwood
LP FIC Gri
A Symphony Of Echoes
Jodi Taylor
FIC Tay
Saving Hamlet
Molly Booth
YA FIC Boo
All Our Wrong Todays [Large Print]
Elan Mastai
LP FIC Mas
The Best Time Travel Stories Of All Time
Barry N Malzberg
SC SF Bes
Back To The Future: The Complete Trilogy [DVD]
Robert Zemeckis, Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover
SciFi/Fantasy
The Butterfly Effect [DVD]
J. Mackye Gruber, Eric Bress, Ashton Kutcher, Melora Walters, Amy Smart
SciFi/Fantasy
Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure [DVD]
Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter, George Carlin, MGM Home Entertainment Inc
Comedy
The Door That Led To Where
Sally Gardner
YA FIC Gar
Doctor Who: The Day Of The Doctor [DVD]
Nick Hurran, Steven Moffat, Christopher Eccleston, William Hartnell, Colin Baker
SciFi/Fantasy
The End Of Eternity
Isaac Asimov
FIC Asi
Donnie Darko [DVD]
Richard Kelly, Jake Gyllenhaal, Jena Malone, Drew Barrymore, James Duvall
SciFi/Fantasy
The Shining Girls
Lauren Beukes
FIC Beu
Doomsday Book [Audiobook]
Connie Willis, Jenny Sterlin, narrator
FIC Wil
The Time Machine
H. G. Wells
FIC Wel
Every Time With A Highlander
Gwyn Cready
FIC Cre
The Time Machine [DVD]
Walter F Parkes, David Valdes, Simon Wells, John Logan, Guy Pearce
SciFi/Fantasy
Hyperion
Dan Simmons
FIC Sim
The Time Traveler's Wife [Audiobook]
Audrey Niffenegger, William Hope, narrator, Laurel Lefkow, narrator
FIC Nif
Into The Universe With Stephen Hawking [DVD]
Stephen Hawking, Gaiam Americas, Darlow Smithson Productions, Discovery Channel
523.1 Int
Time Bandits [DVD]
Terry Gilliam, David Warner, John Cleese, Michael Palin, Sean Connery
Comedy
Ithaca Falls
Steve Thayer
FIC Tha
Time Salvager
Wesley Chu
FIC Chu
Kindred [E-book]
Octavia E. Butler
Times Change [Audiobook]
Nora Roberts, Luke Daniels
FIC Rob
Library Of Souls [E-book]
Ransom Riggs
Woman On The Edge Of Time
Marge Piercy
FIC Pie
Murder In Time [E-book]
Julie McElwain
Is Time Travel Possible?
Nick Hunter
YA 530.11 Hun
Outlander
Diana Gabaldon
FIC Gab
Time Travel: A History [Audiobook]
James Gleick, Rob Shapiro
530.11 Gle
Peggy Sue Got Married [DVD]
Kathleen Turner, Nicolas Cage, Francis Ford Coppola
Comedy
So You Created A Wormhole: A Time Traveler's Guide To Time Travel
Phil Hornshaw, Nick Hurwitch
817 Hor
Quantum Leap: The Complete First Season [DVD]
Scott Bakula, Dean Stockwell, Universal Pictures (Firm), Belisarius Productions
SciFi/Fantasy

Mark Twain
Description: A blow on the head transports a Yankee to 528 A.D. where he proceeds to modernize King Arthur's kingdom.
Call Number: LP FIC Twa
Format: Large Print
Date Added: Mar 6, 2017
Jodi Taylor
Description: "Behind the seemingly innocuous facade of St. Mary's Institute of Historical Research, a different kind of academic work is taking place. Just don't call it "time travel"--these historians "investigate major historical events in contemporary time." And they aren't your harmless eccentrics either; a more accurate description, as they ricochet around history, might be unintentional disaster-magnets. The Chronicles of St. Mary's tells the chaotic adventures of Madeleine Maxwell and her compatriots--Director Bairstow, Leon "Chief" Farrell, Mr. Markham, and many more--as they travel through time, saving St. Mary's (too often by the very seat of their pants) and thwarting time-travelling terrorists, all the while leaving plenty of time for tea."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Tay
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 6, 2017
Elan Mastai
Description: "You know the future that people in the 1950s imagined we'd have? Well, it happened. In Tom Barren's 2016, humanity thrives in a techno-utopian paradise of flying cars, moving sidewalks, and moon bases, where avocados never go bad and punk rock never existed, because it wasn't necessary. Except Tom just can't seem to find his place in this dazzling, idealistic world, and that's before his life gets turned upside down. Utterly blindsided by an accident of fate, Tom makes a rash decision that drastically changes not only his own life but the very fabric of the universe itself. In a time-travel mishap, Tom finds himself stranded in our 2016, what we think of as the real world. For Tom, our normal reality seems like a dystopian wasteland. But when he discovers wonderfully unexpected versions of his family, his career, and--maybe, just maybe--his soul mate, Tom has a decision to make. Does he fix the flow of history, bringing his utopian universe back into existence, or does he try to forge a new life in our messy, unpredictable reality? Tom's search for the answer takes him across countries, continents, and timelines in a quest to figure out, finally, who he really is and what his future--our future--is supposed to be. "-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: LP FIC Mas
Format: Large Print
Date Added: Mar 6, 2017
Robert Zemeckis, Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover
Description: Back to the Future: It's the mid-80's, and Marty McFly is your average 17-year-old slacker who happens to be friends with an inventor, Doc Brown. Doc's latest invention is a time machine, that ends up transporting Marty back to 1955 where he must bring his parents together so that he will exist when he gets back to his own time.Back to the Future Part II: Marty visits 2015 to straighten out the future of the McFly family, but Biff Tannen steals the time machine, and with it a book that allows his young self to amass a gambling fortune, which has significant consequences to the present. To correct the problems, Marty and Doc must return to 1955 to retrieve the book.Back to the Future part III: Doc Brown has decided to live in the Old West of the 1880's. But when he's in danger of meeting an untimely end, Marty travels back into the past to rescue him. There's just one problem: Doc is so smitten by a schoolteacher that he's become distracted. Now, it's up to Marty to keep Doc out of trouble, get the DeLorean running, and put the past, present and future on track so they can all get back to where and when they belong.
Call Number: SciFi/Fantasy
Format: DVD
Date Added: Mar 6, 2017
Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter, George Carlin, MGM Home Entertainment Inc
Description: Screwball comedy about two high school students who face a difficult history exam. With the help of a time-traveling messenger they round up some historical heavyweights for their class project!
Call Number: Comedy
Format: DVD
Date Added: Mar 6, 2017
Nick Hurran, Steven Moffat, Christopher Eccleston, William Hartnell, Colin Baker
Description: The world's longest-running sci-fi series is celebrating its 50th anniversary with an explosive special. A celebration of Doctor Who unlike any other. "In 2013, something terrible is awakening in London's National Gallery; in 1562, a murderous plot is afoot in Elizabethan England; and somewhere in space an ancient battle reaches its devastating conclusion. All of reality is at stake as the Doctor's own dangerous past comes back to haunt him." -- Container.
Call Number: SciFi/Fantasy
Format: DVD
Date Added: Mar 6, 2017
Richard Kelly, Jake Gyllenhaal, Jena Malone, Drew Barrymore, James Duvall
Description: During the U.S. presidential election of 1988, a teen named Donnie sleepwalks out of his house one night and sees a giant, demonic-looking rabbit named Frank who tells him the world will end in 28 days, 6 hours, 42 minutes and 12 seconds. He returns home the next morning to find that a jet engine has crashed through his bedroom. As he tries to figure out why he survived and tries to deal with people in his town, Frank continues to turn up in Donnie's mind, causing him to commit acts of vandalism and worse.
Call Number: SciFi/Fantasy
Format: DVD
Date Added: Mar 6, 2017
Connie Willis, Jenny Sterlin, narrator
Description: A crisis linking the past and future, strands an Oxford student in the most dangerous year of the Middle Ages.
Call Number: FIC Wil
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Mar 6, 2017
Gwyn Cready
Description: In a quest to bring peace to her beloved Scottish borderlands, fortune-teller and spy Undine Douglas agrees to marry a savage English colonel. Desparate to delay the wedding long enough to undermine the army's plans, Undine casts a spell to summon help and unexpectedly finds herself under the imperious gaze of handsome and talented Michael Kent, a twenty-first-century British director. Though he abandoned acting years ago, Michael will play whatever part it takes to guard Undine's saftety --- he's used to managing London's egocentric actors and high-handed patrons, after all. But not even Shakespeare could have forseen the sparks that fly when the colonel's plans force Undine and Michael into the roles of their lifetimes.
Call Number: FIC Cre
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 6, 2017
Dan Simmons
Description: Hyperion is the tale of seven people who make a pilgrimage to a terrifying creature called the Shrike in an attempt to save mankind. Stunningly written and beautifully crafted, Simmons's Hyperion resonates with technical achievement and the excitement and wonder found only in the best SF.
Call Number: FIC Sim
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 13, 2016
Stephen Hawking, Gaiam Americas, Darlow Smithson Productions, Discovery Channel
Description: British physicist Stephen Hawking explores the mysteries of the universe, discussing the possibility of aliens, time travel, and how the universe began.
Call Number: 523.1 Int
Format: DVD
Date Added: Mar 6, 2017
Steve Thayer
Description: John Alden, former Ivy League football star and now professor of criminal justice, tells a stunned gathering of academics that he is a visitor from the twenty-first century - that he washed up on their campus and in their time after tumbling over a waterfall in the year 2010. He further claims to be a retired New York City homicide detective who went over Ithaca Falls in pursuit of a serial killer. The revelation sets off weeks of trepidation and soul searching in the steep hills and dramatic gorges of Cornell University as the strange visitor tells of the things to come - financial panic, economic depression, a second world war, and most importantly, an attempt to alter the course of history by assassinating Franklin Roosevelt.
Call Number: FIC Tha
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 6, 2017
Octavia E. Butler
Description: Dana, a modern black woman, is celebrating her twenty-sixth birthday with her new husband when she is snatched abruptly from her home in California and transported to the antebellum South. Rufus, the white son of a plantation owner, is drowning, and Dana has been summoned across the years to save him. After this first summons, Dana is drawn back, again and again, to the plantation to protect Rufus and ensure that he will grow to manhood and father the daughter who will become Dana's ancestor. Yet each time Dana's sojourns become longer and more dangerous, until it is uncertain whether or not her life will end, long before it has even begun.
Format: eBook
Date Added: Mar 6, 2017
Ransom Riggs
Description: When a madman is on the loose and Miss Peregrine in peril, Peculiar Children Jacob Portman and Emma Bloom stage rescue missions, meet new allies, and face great dangers.
Format: eBook
Date Added: Mar 6, 2017
Julie McElwain
Description: Beautiful and brilliant, Kendra Donovan is a rising star at the FBI. Yet her path to professional success hits a speed bump during a disastrous raid where half her team is murdered, a mole in the FBI is uncovered and she herself is severely wounded. As soon as she recovers, she goes rogue and travels to England to assassinate the man responsible for the deaths of her teammates. While fleeing from an unexpected assassin herself, Kendra escapes into a stairwell that promises sanctuary but when she stumbles out again, she is in the same place - Aldrich Castle - but in a different time: 1815, to be exact. Mistaken for a lady's maid hired to help with weekend guests, Kendra is forced to quickly adapt to the time period until she can figure out how she got there; and, more importantly, how to get back home. However, after the body of a young girl is found on the extensive grounds of the county estate, she starts to feel there's some purpose to her bizarre circumstances. Stripped of her twenty-first century tools, Kendra must use her wits alone in order to unmask a cunning madman.
Format: eBook
Date Added: Mar 6, 2017
Diana Gabaldon
Description: Hurtled back through time more than two hundred years to 1743 Scotland, Claire Randall finds herself caught in the midst of an unfamiliar world torn apart by violence, pestilence, and revolution and haunted by her growing feelings for a young soldier, James Fraser.
Call Number: FIC Gab
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 6, 2017
Kathleen Turner, Nicolas Cage, Francis Ford Coppola
Description: Peggy Sue, a mother of two who runs her own business & is coping with an impending divorce, attends her 25th high school reunion, where a freak mishap sends her decades back in time, giving her the power to create an entirely different future for herself.
Call Number: Comedy
Format: DVD
Date Added: Mar 6, 2017
Scott Bakula, Dean Stockwell, Universal Pictures (Firm), Belisarius Productions
Description: Theorizing that he could time travel within his own lifetime, Dr. Sam Beckett stepped into the Quantum Leap accelerator and vanished. He woke trapped in the past. His only guide is Al, who appears in the form of a hologram that only Sam can see and hear.
Call Number: SciFi/Fantasy
Format: DVD
Date Added: Mar 6, 2017
Ken Grimwood
Description: A fatal heart attacks returns forty-three-year-old Jeff Winston to his eighteen-year-old body, in 1963, and, with his memory of the next twenty-five years intact and the freedom to change his actions, he begins to live his life over again.
Call Number: LP FIC Gri
Format: Large Print
Date Added: Mar 6, 2017
Molly Booth
Description: "Fifteen-year-old Emma is acting as stage manager for her school's production of Hamlet when she finds herself transported to the original staging of Hamlet in Shakespearean England"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: YA FIC Boo
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 16, 2016
Barry N Malzberg
Call Number: SC SF Bes
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 6, 2017
J. Mackye Gruber, Eric Bress, Ashton Kutcher, Melora Walters, Amy Smart
Description: Evan Treborn wants to be free of his disturbing childhood memories. As a young child, he often blacked out for long periods of time and would try to detail his life through journal writing. As a young adult, he revisits the journal entries to figure out the truth about his troubled childhood friends Kayleigh, Lenny, and Tommy. When he discovers he can travel back in time in order to set things right, he does so in order to save his beloved friends. But he discovers that for every change he makes in the past, there is an unexpected consequences in the future.
Call Number: SciFi/Fantasy
Format: DVD
Date Added: Mar 6, 2017
Sally Gardner
Description: When sixteen-year-old AJ Flynn finds a mysterious key at his new job at a London law firm, he and his scrappy friends begin a series of journeys to 1830 where they discover a crime only they can solve.
Call Number: YA FIC Gar
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 17, 2016
Isaac Asimov
Description: Andrew Harlan is an Eternal, a member of the elite of the future. One of the few who live in Eternity, a location outside of place and time, Harlan's job is to create carefully controlled and enacted reality changes. These changes are small, exactingly calculated shifts in the course of history, made for the benefit of humankind. Though each change has been made for the greater good, there are also always costs. During one of his assignments, Harlan meets and falls in love with Noys Lambent, a woman who lives in real time and space. Then Harlan learns that Noys will cease to exist after the next change, and he risks everything to sneak her into Eternity.
Call Number: FIC Asi
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 6, 2017
Lauren Beukes
Description: "A time-traveling serial killer is impossible to trace-- until one of his victims survives. In Depression-era Chicago, Harper Curtis finds a key to a house that opens on to other times. But it comes at a cost. He has to kill the shining girls: bright young women, burning with potential. He stalks them through their lives across different eras until, in 1989, one of his victims, Kirby Mazrachi, survives and starts hunting him back. Working with an ex-homicide reporter who is falling for her, Kirby has to unravel an impossible mystery"--Publisher's web site.
Call Number: FIC Beu
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 6, 2017
H. G. Wells
Description: The first and greatest portrayal of time travel is printed with a newly established text, a full biographical essay on Wells, a list of further reading, and detailed notes.
Call Number: FIC Wel
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 6, 2017
Walter F Parkes, David Valdes, Simon Wells, John Logan, Guy Pearce
Description: Desperate to alter the course of time, a visionary scientist invents a revolutionary machine that propels him 800,000 years into the future. There he discovers that humans have evolved into two groups: the hunters and the hunted. Now he must fight to save himself, and all of mankind, in a final, desperate battle.
Call Number: SciFi/Fantasy
Format: DVD
Date Added: Mar 6, 2017
Audrey Niffenegger, William Hope, narrator, Laurel Lefkow, narrator
Description: Clare first met her future husband, Henry, when he was 30 years her senior. However, as a result of Henry's Chrono-Displacement Disorder, when the couple married, they were only separated by eight years. Unable to stop shifting in time, Henry attempts to coup with the emotional trauma of missing and revisiting portions of his life.
Call Number: FIC Nif
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Mar 6, 2017
Terry Gilliam, David Warner, John Cleese, Michael Palin, Sean Connery
Description: Young Kevin's daydreams burst into astonishing and hilarious life when a band of time-traveling little men come crashing through his bedroom wardrobe and carry him off on an unbelievable crime spree, weaving through the greatest and strangest moments of history. Features Terry Gilliam Interview and trailer.
Call Number: Comedy
Format: DVD
Date Added: Mar 6, 2017
Wesley Chu
Description: Convicted criminal James Griffin-Mars is no one's hero. In his time, Earth is a toxic, abandoned world and humans have fled into the outer solar system to survive, eking out a fragile, doomed existence among the other planets and their moons. Those responsible for delaying humanity's demise believe time travel holds the key, and they have identified James, troubled though he is, as one of a select and expendable few ideally suited for the most dangerous job in history. James is a chronman, undertaking missions into Earth's past to recover resources and treasure without altering the timeline. The laws governing use of time travel are absolute; break any one of them and, one way or another, your life is over. Most chronmen never reach old age; the stress of each jump through time, compounded by the risk to themselves and to the future, means that many chronmen rapidly reach their breaking point, and James Griffin-Mars is nearing his. On a final mission that is to secure his retirement, James meets Elise Kim, an intriguing scientist from a previous century, who is fated to die during the destruction of an oceanic rig. Against his training and his common sense, and in violation of the chronmen's highest law, James brings Elise back to the future with him, saving her life, but turning them both into fugitives. Remaining free means losing themselves in the wild and poisonous wastes of Earth, somehow finding allies, and perhaps discovering what hope may yet remain for humanity's home world.
Call Number: FIC Chu
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 6, 2017
Nora Roberts, Luke Daniels
Description: Cynical Jacob Hornblower has followed his brother, Caleb, back in time, hoping to convince him to return home. His mission is soon forgotten, however, when he finds himself captivated by Liberty's spitfire sister, Sunny. But can a man who is down on love truly understand the unbounded strength of the human heart?
Call Number: FIC Rob
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Mar 6, 2017
Marge Piercy
Description: Connie Ramos, a Chicana woman in her mid-thirties, who is living in New York and labeled insane, is committed to a mental institution. But the truth is that Connie is overwhelmingly sane, heroically sane, and tuned in to the future. Connie is able to communicate with the year 2137. Two totally different ways of life are competing. One is beautiful - communal, nonsexist, environmentally pure, open to ritual and magic. The other is a horror - totalitarian, exploitative, rigidly technological. In Connie's struggle to keep the institution's doctors from forcing her into a brain control operation, we find the timeless struggle between beauty and terror, between good and evil, with an astonishing outcome.
Call Number: FIC Pie
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 17, 2018
Nick Hunter
Description: Provides facts about the science of time travel, discussing its possibilities, paradoxes, and wormholes.
Call Number: YA 530.11 Hun
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 6, 2017
James Gleick, Rob Shapiro
Description: Gleick's story begins at the turn of the twentieth century with the young H.G. Wells writing and rewriting the fantastic tale that became his first book, an international sensation, The Time Machine. A host of forces were converging to transmute the human understanding of time, some philosophical and some technological--the electric telegraph, the steam railroad, the discovery of buried civilizations, and the perfection of clocks. Gleick tracks the evolution of time travel as an idea in the culture--from Marcel Proust to Doctor Who, from Woody Allen to Jorge Luis Borges. He explores the inevitable looping paradoxes and examines the porous boundary between pulp fiction and modern physics. Finally, he delves into a temporal shift that is unsettling our own moment: the instantaneous wired world, with its all-consuming present and vanishing future.
Call Number: 530.11 Gle
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Mar 6, 2017
Phil Hornshaw, Nick Hurwitch
Call Number: 817 Hor
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 6, 2017
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Urban Fiction

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Need a little more dark and gritty in your life? Urban ficton/street lit focuses on darker characters, and the socio-economic impacts and murky side of city living. If you like books with a little more edge, buckle up. You're in for a treat.

Black President: The World Will Never Be The Same
Brenda Hampton
FIC Ham
Pearl Tongue: A Dallas Diamonds Novel
Tyrone Bentley
FIC Ben
Charisma: Baller's Wife
Nikki Turner
FIC Tur
Power Couple
Allison Hobbs
FIC Hob
Conspiracy
De'nesha Diamond
FIC Dia
Push
Relentless Aaron
FIC Rel
Dirty Tricks
Kiki Swinson, Saundra
FIC Dir
Revenge Of The Mistress
Cydney Rax
FIC Rax
Hollywood High
Ni-Ni Simone, Amir Adams
YA FIC Sim
Sin Of A Woman [Large Print]
Kimberla Lawson Roby
LP FIC Rob
Hoodlum II: The Good Son
K'wan
FIC Kwa
Stiletto Justice
Camryn King
FIC Kin
Jumped In
William Kowalski
ER FIC Kow
The Banks Sisters 3
Nikki Turner
FIC Tur
Lust
Victoria Christopher Murray
FIC Mur
The Boss
Aya De León
FIC DeL
Lust & Loyalty: A Chesterton Scandal Novel
Shelly Ellis
FIC Ell
The Cartel
1985- Ashley, JaQuavis
FIC Ash
Luxe
1985- Ashley Antoinette
FIC Ash
The Coldest Winter Ever
Sister Souljah
FIC Sou
No More Mr. Nice Guy
Carl Weber, Stephanie Covington
FIC Web
The Hate U Give
Angie Thomas
YA FIC Tho
No Shade
K'wan
FIC Kwa
The Score
Kiki Swinson
FIC Swi

Brenda Hampton
Description: Born and raised on the rough streets of St. Louis, where he learned how to silence his enemies with knowledge and power, the new president of the United States uses his brash words and no-nonsense attitude to heat up Capitol Hill.
Call Number: FIC Ham
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 4, 2017
Nikki Turner
Description: "Charisma Bland was born and raised in the heart of Baltimore, where she learns that a moment's pleasure can sometimes lead to a life of pain. Against her better judgment, she has a one-night stand that changes her life forever. Turning over the family business to her cousin, she leaves behind her past. Charisma moves to Miami, where she meets Mr. Manny Manifesto, aka Mr. Baseball. Manny is coming off his best season ever, bringing with him a freshly inked 250-million-dollar-plus contract. After a chance meeting, Charisma sees an opportunity to start anew, and she and Manny attempt to build a relationship. The sex might be good, but will their omissions and the deeds of their past come back to haunt them?" -- back cover.
Call Number: FIC Tur
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 4, 2017
De'nesha Diamond
Description: When elite escort Abrianna Parker is framed for murder, she must evade the police, government agencies, and a lethal third party in order to clear her name, relying on a sexy ex-con to help her expose a web of corruption.
Call Number: FIC Dia
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 4, 2017
Kiki Swinson, Saundra
Description: In Stay Scheming by Kiki Swinson, Karlie is running from a bounty on her head. With her lover and friends gone, she's forced to take refuge with her cold-hearted grandmother. But with enemies closing in, Karlie's last chance to flip a killer script is ticking down to zero. In Who Can You Trust by Saundra, struggling bank teller Porsha has no time for Cinderella fantasies. But her new boyfriend, Game, is smart, seductive - and sure-thing successful. So why not work his rock-solid plan to steal from her bank? All she's got to lose is more than she can possibly imagine.
Call Number: FIC Dir
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 4, 2017
Ni-Ni Simone, Amir Adams
Description: Traces the scandals and dramas of Hollywood High teen socialites Rich, London, Spencer, and Heather, whose status as their private school's most popular "it girls" is threatened by respective secrets.
Call Number: YA FIC Sim
Format: Book
Date Added: May 23, 2018
K'wan
Description: All he ever wanted to be was a Good Son Shai Clark was an all-American basketball player with aspirations of one day making it to the NBA, but that all changed when his father was viciously murdered and he found himself thrust into the role of the new head of his family's criminal enterprise.After waging a war on the streets of New York that lasts nearly three years, it seems like peace is finally being restored to the land and Shai can get back to focusing on continuing his father's mission to legitimize the Clark family but little does he know it was only the calm before the storm. Not everyone respects his claim to the Clark empire, and when new and old enemies start to come out of the woodwork, Shai will find that inheriting the throne was one thing, but holding onto it will prove to be a far more difficult task.
Call Number: FIC Kwa
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 4, 2017
William Kowalski
Description: Sixteen-year-old Rasheed is smart, tough and a survivor. In his neighborhood, he has to be. The streets are run by a gang called the E Street Locals, and they've been trying to jump him in since he was a child. So far, he's managed to escape their clutches. But the gang is not his only problem. Rasheed's sister, Daneeka, was paralyzed in a drive-by shooting, and now she's confined to a wheelchair, mentally frozen at the age of nine. His mother is an addict. His father hasn't been heard from in years. High school is no safer than the streets, so Rasheed seeks solace at the local university campus. There he meets a young woman named Lanaia who takes an interest in him. He also bumps up against a police officer who he thinks at first is hassling him just because he's black. But eventually Rasheed realizes that the officer is only pushing him to become a better person. Though he can't escape his home life, or the gang, as easily as he'd like, Rasheed does learn some valuable lessons in his struggles: you and you alone are accountable for the decisions you make in life; even though the world is not a fair place, you can still accomplish whatever you set your mind to; and we all become stronger when we admit we need someone to lean on.
Call Number: ER FIC Kow
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 4, 2017
Victoria Christopher Murray
Description: "Tiffanie has lived a sheltered life in a very strict household with her pastor-grandfather and grandmother in Washington, DC. But when she meets Damon King, she falls for the successful entertainment business man despite his history as a drug dealer. Everyone sees nothing but the brightest future for the couple--but there's one person who wants to destroy them. Trey Johnson is Damon's childhood best friend with whom he built quite a successful drug business. But when the game got hot and Damon decided to leave, Trey stayed and continued to sell drugs, until he was arrested and spent seven years in prison. But now he's out and able to attend the wedding. While Damon is thrilled to have Trey back and hopes to bring his best friend into his business, Trey has other plans. He blames Damon for his demise and plans to ruin him, even if that means bringing Tiffanie down as well. Trey is sure he will succeed, but he doesn't know that there will be deadly consequences. And at the end, there will only be one man standing.."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Mur
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 4, 2017
Shelly Ellis
Description: Evan Murdoch is caught between two feuding women, and he's got a secret that could send him to jail for a long time. Terrence Murdoch is recovering from a car accident, and his relationship with his journalist girlfriend may not survive.
Call Number: FIC Ell
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 4, 2017
1985- Ashley Antoinette
Description: "Bleu Montclair knew as a young girl that she would one day escape the hard, unrelenting streets of Flint, Michigan, and when her desperate prayers are answered in the form of a scholarship to UCLA, Bleu knows she's struck gold. But soon after arriving, all her beautiful, bright dreams begin to fall apart. Endless temptations abound in the form of cars, clothes, booze, drugs, and Bleu cannot keep up"--Page 4 of cover.
Call Number: FIC Ash
Format: Book
Date Added: May 23, 2018
Carl Weber, Stephanie Covington
Description: Niles has just returned from eight years of serving his country as a Special Forces sniper. He's looking forward to a consulting job with Dynamic Defense and spending time with his family, including his bi-polar mother, Lorna, and his hard-drinking uncle, Willie. What Niles doesn't know is that Dynamic Defense is actually a CIA front. He's not interested in joining them, but they won't take no for an answer.
Call Number: FIC Web
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 4, 2017
K'wan
Description: Every little girl dreams of a happy ending to her story; a home, children, and a man who loves her enough to share his life and last name. When Billy's longtime boyfriend Marcus finally pops the question, it's one of the happiest moments of her life. Billy calls on her childhood friends Reese and Yoshi to stand with her on her special day. Several years have passed since they'd last come together, and unresolved issues have driven a wedge between the women. Nevertheless, they agree to put their differences aside for the sake of Billy's wedding. But the truce is a short one when Billy has to decide on a maid of honor. Just when things seem to be coming together, they quickly begin to fall apart. At a time when Billy is supposed to be basking in the sunshine of her approaching wedding, she finds herself the target of shade being thrown from the most unlikely places.
Call Number: FIC Kwa
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 4, 2017
Tyrone Bentley
Description: "With a drug addict mother and a drug lord father, Aphtan learns how to fend for herself at an early age. Being the princess of an empire has its perks--until her father gets arrested. From stealing clothes and food to committing fraud, Aphtan does what she has to do to take care of her mother and herself. But when her schemes prove problematic, she turns to a new hustle: dancing at Pearl Tongue, the most notorious strip club in Texas . For Aphtan, the job's fast money means security. Addicted to the cash, she promises herself she'll never stop--until her new man, Scooter, makes her. In love, Aphtan trades in the pole for the life of a housewife. But nothing lasts forever and Scooter's past ultimately catches up with them--bringing secrets to the surface that destroy their relationship. Devastated, Aphtan needs a shoulder to cry on--and it belongs to Scooter's brother, Cole. Now, between betrayal, lies, murder, and a robbery that may force her to leave town for good, Aphtan's heart--and her life--are on the line." --back cover.
Call Number: FIC Ben
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 4, 2017
Allison Hobbs
Description: In a society obsessed with fame and image, celebrity chef Cori Brown and her former NFL star husband Maverick are another power couple. When the media darling, Cori, finds herself embroiled in a sex scandal, she fears her loyal fans and tabloids will viciously turn on her. Even her pro football player husband isn't safe, and Maverick may be dragged through the mud along with her.
Call Number: FIC Hob
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 4, 2017
Relentless Aaron
Description: Reginald “Push” Jackson was a good kid from Harlem. He never meant to do anyone any harm. His parents raised him better than that. But then they were murdered and he was left on his own. And that’s when the real trouble began. Street fights. Guns. Drugs. Push fought his way through the back alleys to become one of Harlem’s most powerful players. He made a name for himself for being tough. The law caught up with him, and he landed himself in a federal penitentiary. Fifteen years later, Push has paid his dues. Though he planned to leave the thug life behind once he got out of prison, he suddenly finds himself back in the game. But this time there are new players, and the rules are more dangerous—and deadly—than ever."--Excerpted from summary on book.
Call Number: FIC Rel
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 4, 2017
Cydney Rax
Description: Thirty days into a marriage with a man she stole from his wife, Nicole is served with divorce papers, but she intends to avoid the situation by having her husband killed, but when someone beats her to the punch, she must deal with the ultimate betrayal.
Call Number: FIC Rax
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 4, 2017
Kimberla Lawson Roby
Description: "Raven Black is bouncing back after her very public divorce from Dillon. He's done everything he can to discredit her, but she's learned from her mistakes and him. In fact, she's become her ex-husband in more ways than one and is slowly but surely leading those connected to her down a terrible path of destruction. Playing with the lives of innocent people has dire consequences, the kind that Raven won't see coming"--Provided by publisher.
Call Number: LP FIC Rob
Format: Large Print
Date Added: Oct 4, 2017
Camryn King
Description: After Kim, Jayda, and Harley's husbands are incarcerated by former prosecutor Hammond Grey, the three women plan the ultimate lethal payback.
Call Number: FIC Kin
Format: Book
Date Added: May 23, 2018
Nikki Turner
Description: "As the only two living Banks sisters remaining, Tallhya and Simone have hit rock bottom. Down on their luck and pressed for cash, the two are desperate, until a turn of events brings them both terrible and life-changing news. Not only does their situation seem to be turning around, but they are introduced to a sister they never knew they had. Rydah is the baddest car mechanic Miami has ever seen, with a totally different upbringing than the bank-robbing, trash-talking Banks sisters. Rydah's high-class, Christian lifestyle and sweet yet feisty persona, mixed with Tallhya and Simone's crazy selves, and some sheisty schemers trying to bring them all down, brings the drama to the third installment of The Banks sisters."--Back cover.
Call Number: FIC Tur
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 4, 2017
Aya De León
Description: After enduring brutal treatment as a sex worker, Tyesha becomes the director of a woman's health clinic and takes on mob bosses and strip club owners to stop women from being pressured into sex work.
Call Number: FIC DeL
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 4, 2017
1985- Ashley, JaQuavis
Description: When Carter Diamon, the leader of The Cartel, which controls eighty percent of the cocaine industry, dies, his illegitimate son, Carter Jones, takes his place and starts sleeping with the enemy--Miamor, the leader of The Murder Mamas, who wants to take down The Cartel.
Call Number: FIC Ash
Format: Book
Date Added: May 23, 2018
Sister Souljah
Description: After a black drug dealer goes to jail in Brooklyn, his ruthless 17-year-old daughter takes over his empire. A look at the mores and manners of the black underclass.
Call Number: FIC Sou
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 23, 2018
Angie Thomas
Description: After witnessing her friend's death at the hands of a police officer, Starr Carter's life is complicated when the police and a local drug lord try to intimidate her in an effort to learn what happened the night Kahlil died.
Call Number: YA FIC Tho
Format: Book
Date Added: May 23, 2018
Kiki Swinson
Description: "Lauren Kelly looks to turn the tables on her lover and accomplice, Matt Connors, when she learns that Matt and their partner, Yancy, are preparing to stab her in the back to keep a multimillionaire tycoon's money to themselves. As Lauren plots to settle the score, the real threat closes in on all three of them." -- Publisher annotation.
Call Number: FIC Swi
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 4, 2017
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