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Melody Carlson
Description: When Wendy Harper inherits her family's beachside cottage in Seaside, Maine, she sees it as a way to finally pay off the debts that have mounted since her husband died. But the neglected property needs renovation before it can be so, so Wendy and her young son Jackson move in to fix the place up. Soon the town-- and local craftsman Caleb Colton-- make it difficult for Wendy to resists their charms.
Call Number: FIC Car
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 10, 2018
Linda Byler
Description: "When tragedy strikes in the Amish community, Elsie is forced to let go of her teenage angst and grow up quickly. But sometimes letting go of one's desires has a way of allowing one to accept something even better." -- Amazon.
Call Number: FIC Byl
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 10, 2018
Liz Johnson
Description: When Ben Thornton catches Millie Sullivan snooping at the mansion where he is a security guard, he joins her in her search for a lost diary she hopes will reveal a hidden treasure and the identity of her great-grandfather.
Call Number: FIC Joh
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 10, 2018
Amy Lillard
Description: The most joyous of seasons comes to the Amish community of Wells Landing, Oklahoma, one young woman gets a chance to start again--and rediscover the gift of true love. Families rejoicing together, caroling parties full of cheer, and church get-togethers brimming with delicious cooking and warm fellowship. Ivy Weaver would give anything to be a part of Christmas in Wells Landing. But one reckless mistake made her an outsider, and it's all she can do now to tend to her ailing grandfather and make a living. She sure doesn't need Zeb Brenneman returning to help after he abandoned her for no reason. He's working hard to make amends, but Ivy isn't sure there's enough faith--or still-sparking love between them--to stir her forgiveness. Zeb knows leaving Ivy was the biggest mistake he's ever made. Even though she won't hear him out, he's determined to prove he's become the trustworthy, steadfast man she truly deserves. But bright new chances and surprising revelations will give him and Ivy choices they never imagined. And finding their way back to each other will be the most challenging--and precious--Christmas gift of all.
Call Number: FIC Lil
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 10, 2018
DiAnn Mills
Description: "Reeling from a negotiation gone wrong, FBI Special Agent April Ramos is caught off guard when a frazzled young woman shoves a crying baby into her arms, then disappears. Worry for the child's safety quickly turns to fear when a man claiming to be the girl's father abducts them at gunpoint. April puts her hostage negotiation skills to use to learn more about who she's dealing with: Jason Snyder, a fugitive accused of murder. As Jason spins a tall tale about being framed for the killing of his business partner, April must sort through his claims to find the truth. A truth that becomes all the more evident after April overhears a conversation between Jason and the local sheriff and realizes something more sinister may be happening in their small town of Sweet Briar, Texas. But aligning herself with a known fugitive to uncover the burden of proof could cost April her job . . . or worse, her life and the lives of other innocent people"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Mil
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 10, 2018
Leigh Bale
Description: "When Lizzie Beiler's fiancé cast her and his Amish faith aside to pursue an Englisch education, she vowed never to marry. Now he's back and helping on her father's farm. And though Lizzie's unsure she can ever forgive him, she finds their love still lingers. But is Eli finally ready to build a familye with Lizzie...or will he return to his Englisch life?"-- back cover.
Call Number: FIC Bal
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 10, 2018
Angela Elwell Hunt
Description: "After her father and sister are killed, Salome and her mother move to Jerusalem. When a relative betroths Salome to a pagan prince half her age, she questions God's plan. When she finds herself crowned queen of Judea, she learns that a woman committed to God can change the world"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Hun
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 10, 2018
Sandra Byrd
Description: "Miss Eleanor Sheffield is a talented evaluator of antiquities, trained to know the difference between a genuine artifact and a fraud. But with her father's passing and her uncle's decline into dementia, the family business is at risk. In the Victorian era, unmarried Eleanor cannot run Sheffield Brothers alone. The death of a longtime client, Baron Lydney, offers an unexpected complication when Eleanor is appointed the temporary trustee of the baron's legendary collection. She must choose whether to donate the priceless treasures to a museum or allow them to pass to the baron's only living son, Harry--the man who broke Eleanor's heart. Eleanor distrusts the baron's motives and her own ability to be unbiased regarding Harry's future. Harry claims to still love her and Eleanor yearns to believe him, but his mysterious comments and actions fuel her doubts."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Byr
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 10, 2018
Cynthia Ruchti
Description: "Weeks away from their one-year anniversary, Mallory and Connor Duncan can't even agree on how to end their marriage. But when a last-minute crisis lands them on a three-thousand-mile road trip together, Mallory wonders if their story may not be over after all. The trip begins to unravel before the key is even in the ignition. When an at-risk, trouble-seeking eleven-year-old is unexpectedly thrown into their travel plans, close quarters get even tighter. Soon, the couple believes this whole experience will spell disaster. Their first year of marriage hasn't been the arm-in-arm togetherness Mallory and Connor expected. But is it possible they will find a new beginning at the end of the road?"--Back cover.
Call Number: FIC Ruc
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 10, 2018
Murray Pura
Description: "Journey into Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, of 1863 where Clarissa Avery Ross lives a full life. By day she is the daughter of a respectable shoemaker being courted by seminary student Kyle Forrester. But by night she is a conductor on the Underground Railroad, working with a mysterious man called Liberty. She would like to share her work with Kyle, but he refuses to enlist when the war breaks out. How can she remain true to a man being labeled a coward? When the war comes to her back door in an epic battle, the greatest challenges to her faith and love are yet to come." -- ONIX annotation.
Call Number: FIC Pur
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 10, 2018
Deborah Raney
Description: "At twenty-nine, Phylicia Chandler put her life on hold to care for her dying mother with her sisters, Joanna and Britt. Now Mom is gone and their father stuns them all by running off with a woman young enough to be their sister. Life is moving forward all around her, but Phylicia feels stuck--until her father's protégé, Quinn Mitchell, presents the sisters with an intriguing business opportunity to purchase a trio of cottages just outside of Langhorne, Missouri. Joanna and Britt are convinced the three of them should launch a vacation rental venture, but Phylicia remains skeptical. To complicate matters, Quinn soon finds himself falling hard for Phylicia. But how can he pursue this beautiful, talented woman twelve years his junior when she's still reeling over her father's hasty engagement to a younger woman? Quinn is determined to give Phylicia her happily-ever-after. But first, he must help her come to terms with her discovery of long-held family secrets and persuade her that true love can transcend their differences." -- back cover.
Call Number: FIC Ran
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 10, 2018
Description: "In Dee Henderson's "Betrayed," Janelle Roberts is free after serving six years of a twenty-year sentence for a murder she didn't commit. But a murderer is still at large. In Dani Pettrey's "Deadly Isle," Tennyson Kent is trapped by a storm surge on the isolated island of her childhood, and is shocked when the idyllic community becomes the hunting ground of a murderer. In Lynette Easons's "Code of Ethics," Detective Isaac Martinez survives a gunshot would thanks to trauma surgeon Ruthie St. John. But someone is intent on silencing him forever"--Back cover.
Call Number: LP FIC Cos
Format: Large Print
Date Added: Dec 10, 2018
Description: Along the Great Lakes, America's inland seas, lighthouses played a vital role in the growth of our nation. They shepherded settlers traveling by water to places that had no roads. These beacons of light required constant tending even in remote and often dangerous places. Brave men and women battled the elements and loneliness to keep the lights shining. Their sacrifice kept goods and immigrants moving. Seven romances set between 1883 and 1911 bring hope to these lonely keepers and love to weary hearts.
Call Number: FIC Gre
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 10, 2018
Brenda Minton
Description: When struggling single mom Rebecca Martin hears a philanthropist in Oklahoma is offering buildings rent-free for a year, she can't pass up the opportunity. And cowboy Isaac West is just the unexpected help she needs to turn the building into a thriving business. Falling in love isn't part of the plan, but with this injured veteran, it's a gift that's hard to resist.
Call Number: FIC Min
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 10, 2018
Description: "This collection of nine romances brings together the lawful, the lawless, and the lonely in the Lone Star State. Watch as three Texas Rangers turn from chasing outlaws to courting women who are determined to remain independent. Experience the trials six outlaws have as they turn into respectable citizens and seek to settle down with a spouse to love."--Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Tex
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 10, 2018
Colleen Wright
Description: A New England inn seems like the picture-perfect place to spend the holidays. But when a snowstorm shuts the roads and keeps them all inside, the guests find themselves worrying that this Christmas may not be exactly what they dreamed. Molly just needs to keep her head down and finish her latest book, but her writer's block is crippling. The arrival of Marcus, a handsome widower with two young girls, is exactly the distraction she doesn't need. Hannah was hoping for a picturesque winter wedding, but her plans come crashing down when her fiancé calls everything off. She reconnects with her childhood friend, Luke, when he comes to check on his grandmother before the storm. Jeanne and Tim don't know how they're going to keep the inn open another year--or how to bridge the distance between them in their marriage.
Call Number: FIC Wri
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 10, 2018
Courtney Walsh
Description: Lyndie St. James is thrilled that her best friend, Elle, is getting married. But she is unprepared for the emotional storm of the wedding week and of returning to her childhood summer home of Sweethaven, Michigan. It's not only the tragic death of her childhood friend Cassie that has haunted her for ten years, it's the other secrets she's buried that have kept her from moving on. Cassie's family, still struggling with the loss, have been drifting further and further apart. And Elle herself, the last to see Cassie alive, carries an impossible burden of guilt. Now each of them has a choice: to reveal the truths of that night or continue to live in its shadow.
Call Number: FIC Wal
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 10, 2018
Lenora Worth
Description: Private investigator Emma Langston must rely on Detective Ryder Palladin and protective custody at his Texas family ranch until she recovers from amnesia and can again remember whose life is depending on her.
Call Number: FIC Wor
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 10, 2018
Shirlee McCoy
Description: "After relentless searching, Captain Justin Blackwood's closing in on the Red Rose Killer. But when his daughter becomes a target, the hunt turns personal. With the help of his new partner, Captain Gretchen Hill, and his K-9, Quinn, Justin will race to save his daughter and bring down his nemesis once and for all...or die trying."--Amazon.
Call Number: FIC McC
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 10, 2018
Karen Kingsbury
Description: "From their first meeting, to their stunning engagement and lavish wedding, to their happily-ever-after, Noah and Emily Carter were meant to be together. Theirs is a special kind of love and they want the world to know. They’ve been letting more than a million adoring fans follow their lives on Instagram, since the day Noah proposed to Emily. But behind the carefully staged photos and encouraging posts, their life is anything but a fairy tale and Noah’s obsession has ruined everything. Now, Noah and Emily have decided to call it quits and Noah is leaving in the morning. But when Noah wakes the next day, everything is different. Emily is gone and the kids are years older. Like Scrooge in A Christmas Carol, bizarre and strange events continue throughout the night so that Noah is certain he’s twenty years older, and he is desperate for a second chance. But it would take a miracle to return to yesterday"--Author's website.
Call Number: FIC Kin
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 10, 2018
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A Christmas By The Sea
Melody Carlson
FIC Car
Reason To Breathe
Deborah Raney
FIC Ran
A Horse For Elsie : An Amish Christmas Romance
Linda Byler
FIC Byl
The Cost Of Betrayal [Large Print] : Three Romantic Suspense Novellas
LP FIC Cos
A Sparkle Of Silver
Liz Johnson
FIC Joh
The Great Lakes Lighthouse Brides Collection : 7 Historical Romances Are A Beacon Of Hope To Weary Hearts
FIC Gre
A Wells Landing Christmas
Amy Lillard
FIC Lil
The Rancher's Christmas Match
Brenda Minton
FIC Min
Burden Of Proof
DiAnn Mills
FIC Mil
The Texas Brides Collection : 9 Romances From The Old West
FIC Tex
His Amish Choice
Leigh Bale
FIC Bal
The White Christmas Inn
Colleen Wright
FIC Wri
Jerusalem's Queen : A Novel Of Salome Alexandra
Angela Elwell Hunt
FIC Hun
Things Left Unsaid
Courtney Walsh
FIC Wal
Lady Of A Thousand Treasures
Sandra Byrd
FIC Byr
Undercover Memories
Lenora Worth
FIC Wor
Miles From Where We Started
Cynthia Ruchti
FIC Ruc
Valiant Defender
Shirlee McCoy
FIC McC
My Heart Belongs In Gettysburg, Pennsylvania : Clarissa's Conflict
Murray Pura
FIC Pur
When We Were Young [Audiobook]
Karen Kingsbury
FIC Kin

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

Big Woods
May K. Cobb
FIC Cob
Tear Me Apart
J. T. Ellison
FIC Ell
Courtney's War
Wilbur A. Smith, David Churchill
FIC Smi
The Bouncer : A Novel
David Gordon
FIC Gor
Don't Look Now
Max Manning
FIC Man
The Confession
Jo Spain
FIC Spa
Foe : A Novel
Iain Reid
FIC Rei
The Darkness: A Thriller
Ragnar Jónasson
FIC Rag
Fogland Point
Douglas R. Burgess
FIC Bur
The Last Night Out
Catherine O'Connell
FIC OCo
Her Sister's Lie
Debbie Howells
FIC How
The Middleman
Olen Steinhauer
FIC Ste
Lies
T. M. Logan
FIC Log
The Other Woman
Sandie Jones
FIC Jon
Little Comfort
Edwin J. Hill
FIC Hil
Troll
D. B. Thorne
FIC Tho
Man Of War
Sean Parnell
FIC Par
Under A Dark Sky : A Novel
Lori Rader-Day
FIC Rad
Red, White, Blue : A Novel
Lea Carpenter
FIC Car
Without Fear
David Hunt, R. J. Pineiro
FIC Hun
Sunrise Highway
Peter Blauner
FIC Bla

May K. Cobb
Description: "A ten-year-old girl disappears from small-town Texas in 1989. Her sister investigates and a reclusive woman may hold the key" -- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Cob
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 22, 2018
Wilbur A. Smith, David Churchill
Description: "Torn apart by war, Saffron Courtney and Gerhard von Meerbach are thousands of miles apart, both struggling for their lives. Gerhard, despite his objections to the Nazi regime, is fighting for the Fatherland, hoping to one day have the opportunity to rid Germany of Hitler and his cronies. But as his unit is thrown into the hellish attrition of the Battle of Stalingrad, he knows his chances of survival are dwindling by the day. Saffron, recruited by the Special Operations Executive, and sent to occupied Belgium to discover how the Nazis have infiltrated SOE's network, soon finds herself being hunted by Germany's most ruthless spymaster. Confronted by evil beyond their worst imaginings, the lovers must each make the hardest choice of all: sacrifice themselves, or do whatever they can to survive, hoping that one day they will be reunited."--Dust jacket.
Call Number: FIC Smi
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 22, 2018
Max Manning
Description: Detective Fenton investigates a serial killer who releases photographs of his victims in their final moments, and whose death toll increases with the attention he receives.
Call Number: FIC Man
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 22, 2018
Iain Reid
Description: "Junior and Henrietta live a comfortable, solitary life on their farm, far from the city lights, but in close quarters with each other. One day, a stranger from the city arrives with alarming news: Junior has been randomly selected to travel far away from the farm ... very far away. The most unusual part? Arrangements have already been made so that when he leaves, Henrietta won't have a chance to miss him, because she won't be left alone--not even for a moment. Henrietta will have company. Familiar company."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Rei
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 22, 2018
Douglas R. Burgess
Description: "David Hazard wanted nothing more than to forget his renegade family and the foggy New England village 'on the wrong side' of Narragansett Bay where he grew up. When sudden tragedy brings him back to Little Compton to care for his grandmother during her struggle with dementia, he discovers her fragile memories may hold the key to a bizarre mystery half a century old -- and perhaps to the sudden and brutal murder right next door. Once Chief of Police Billy Dyer names her as a witness, Grandma Maggie's recollections become vital. But can they be trusted, especially in a town where everyone has a secret, including David himself? The investigation stalls. Then eccentric millionaire Marcus Rhinegold's yacht disappears into the fog, bodies begin to wash ashore, and Maggie's stories come vividly to life, setting off a chain of events both horrifying and hauntingly familiar." -- From publisher's description.
Call Number: FIC Bur
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 22, 2018
Debbie Howells
Description: It's been ten years since Hannah Roscoe saw her older sister, but that distance fades to nothing when she receives a call from the police saying Nina is dead. Hannah is left to care for her young nephew, Abe, who's remote and moody in the wake of his loss. When Nina's death becomes a murder investigation. Hannah is drawn back into her past, forced to confront the ghosts of their unhappy childhood and the reasons she and Nina finally drifted apart. Nina's dream of creating an idyllic existence didn't quite work out for her two older children, Summer and Jude. As for Abe, Hannah suspects he's hiding something, but whom is he trying to protect? -- adapted from jacket
Call Number: FIC How
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 22, 2018
T. M. Logan
Description: "Six days ago, Joe Lynch was a happily married man, a devoted father, and a respected teacher living in a well-to-do London suburb. But that was before he spotted his wife's car entering a hotel parking garage. Before he saw her in a heated argument with her best friend's husband. Before Joe confronted the other man in an altercation where he left him for dead, bleeding and unconscious. Now, Joe's life is unraveling. His wife has lied to him. Her deception has put their entire family in jeopardy. The man she met at the hotel has vanished. And as the police investigate his disappearance, suspicion falls on Joe"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Log
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 22, 2018
Edwin J. Hill
Description: Harvard librarian Hester Thursby runs a side business tracking down the lost. She's usually hired to find long-ago prom dates or reunite adopted children and birth parents. Her new case is finding Sam Blaine: a teenager who fled a small New Hampshire town with his friend, Gabe. The two have reinvented themselves, moving from one mark to another. In Wendy Richards, beautiful, rich daughter of an influential Boston family, Sam has found the perfect way to infiltrate a world of effortless glamour. As Hester's investigation closes in, the bond between Sam and Gabe is tested and Hester's safety is jeopardized. -- adapted from jacket.
Call Number: FIC Hil
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 22, 2018
Sean Parnell
Description: Eric Steele is an elite clandestine operative assigned to a US intelligence unit known simply as the "Program." Having served several tours fighting radical Islamic militants in Afghanistan, Steele now operates under the radar, using a deadly combination of espionage and brute strength to root out his enemies and neutralize them. When a man from his past attacks a military convoy and steals a nuclear weapon, Steele must use his considerable skills to hunt this rogue agent, and find the WMD before it can reach the United States. -- adapted from jacket.
Call Number: FIC Par
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 22, 2018
Lea Carpenter
Description: "Anna is the beloved only child of the charismatic Noel, a New York City banker--and a mother who abandoned her. When Noel dies in a mysterious skiing accident in Switzerland the day before his daughter's wedding, Anna, consumed by grief, grows increasingly distant from her prominent music-producing husband, who begins running for office. One day, while on her honeymoon in the south of France, Anna meets an enigmatic stranger who will cause perhaps even greater upheaval in her life. It will soon become clear that this meeting was no chance encounter: this man once worked with Anna's father and has information about parts of Noel's life that Anna never knew. When she arrives back in New York, she receives a parcel that contains a series of cryptic recordings and videos showing Noel at the center of a brutal interrogation. Soon, everything Anna knows about her father's life--and his death--is called into question, launching her into a desperate search for the truth."--Amazon.
Call Number: FIC Car
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 22, 2018
Peter Blauner
Description: "In the summer of Star Wars and Son of Sam, a Long Island schoolgirl is found gruesomely murdered. A local prosecutor turns a troubled teenager known as JT from a suspect to a star witness in the case, putting away a high school football star who claimed to be innocent. Forty years later, JT has risen to chief of police, but there's a trail of a dozen dead women that reaches from Brooklyn across Long Island, along the Sunrise Highway, and it's possible that his actions actually enabled a killer. That's when Lourdes Robles, a relentless young Latina detective for the NYPD, steps in to track the serial killer. She discovers a deep and sinister web of connections between the victims and some of the most powerful political figures in the region, including JT himself. Now Lourdes not only has to catch a killer, but maybe dismantle an entire system that's protected him, possibly at the cost of her own life."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Bla
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 22, 2018
J. T. Ellison
Description: Competitive skier Mindy Wright is a superstar in the making until a spectacular downhill crash threatens not just her racing career but her life. During surgery, doctors discover she's suffering from a severe form of leukemia, and a stem cell transplant is her only hope. But when her parents are tested, a frightening truth emerges. Mindy is not their daughter. The race to save Mindy's life means unraveling years of lies. Was she accidentally switched at birth or is there something more sinister at play? The search for the truth will tear a family apart... and someone is going to deadly extremes to protect the family's deepest secrets.-- Publisher's description.
Call Number: FIC Ell
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 22, 2018
David Gordon
Description: "Joe Brody is just your average Dostoevsky-reading, Harvard-expelled strip club bouncer who has a highly classified military history and whose best friend from Catholic school happens to be head mafioso Gio Caprisi. FBI agent Donna Zamora, the best shot in her class at Quantico, is a single mother stuck at a desk manning the hotline. Their storylines intersect over a tip from a cokehead that leads to a crackdown on Gio's strip joint in Queens and Joe's arrest--just one piece of a city-wide sweep aimed at flushing out anyone who might have a lead on the various terrorists whose photos are hanging on the wall under Most Wanted. Outside the jailhouse, the Fed and the bouncer lock eyes, as Gordon launches them both headlong into a nonstop plot that goes from back-road gun show intervention to high-stakes perfume heist and manages to touch everyone from the CIA to the Flushing Triads."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Gor
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 22, 2018
Jo Spain
Description: "Late one night a man walks into the luxurious home of disgraced banker Harry McNamara and his wife Julie. And when the man launches an unspeakably brutal attack on Harry, a horror-struck Julie, frozen by fear, watches her husband die. Just one hour later, the attacker, J. P. Carney hands himself into the police and confesses to beating Harry to death. Except he also claims that the assault was not premeditated and that he didn't know the identity of his victim. With a man as notorious as Harry McNamara, who was just found innocent in a highly sensationalized fraud trial, the detectives cannot help but wonder: Was this really a random act of violence? Was Julie really powerless to stop JP? When Harry's many sins are unveiled to include corruption, greed, and betrayal, nothing is for sure." -- publisher.
Call Number: FIC Spa
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 22, 2018
Ragnar Jónasson
Description: The body of a young Russian woman washes up on an Icelandic shore. After a cursory investigation, the death is declared a suicide and the case is quietly closed. Over a year later Detective Inspector Hulda Hermannsdóttir of the Reykjavík police is forced into early retirement at 64. She dreads the loneliness, and the memories of her dark past that threaten to come back to haunt her. But before she leaves she is given two weeks to solve a single cold case of her choice. She knows which one: the Russian woman whose hope for asylum ended on the dark, cold shore of an unfamiliar country. Soon Hulda discovers that another young woman vanished at the same time, and that no one is telling her the whole story. Even her colleagues in the police seem determined to put the brakes on her investigation. Meanwhile the clock is ticking. Hulda will find the killer, even if it means putting her own life in danger. -- From statement provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Rag
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 3, 2018
Catherine O'Connell
Description: "After drinking too much at her bachelorette party, Maggie Trueheart wakes to find a stranger in her bed. To make matters worse, a phone call brings the devastating news that her friend Angie was murdered some time after they parted ways the night before. Kelly Delaney, who left the party early, is the first of Maggie's friends to face questions from Chicago homicide detective Ron O'Reilly. After taking a closer look at the other women who attended the party, O'Reilly concludes that at least some of them are lying. As the clock ticks down to the wedding day and more shocking secrets are revealed, the murderer zeros in on another one of the girls. Can the killer be stopped before there is another victim?" -- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC OCo
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 22, 2018
Olen Steinhauer
Description: "Told from the individual perspectives of an FBI agent, an undercover agent within the group, a convert to the terrorist organization, and a writer on the edges of the whole affair, this is another tightly wound thriller, and an intimate exploration of the people behind the politics."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Ste
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 22, 2018
Sandie Jones
Description: Emily thinks Adam's perfect; the man she thought she'd never meet. But lurking in the shadows is a rival; a woman who shares a deep bond with the man she loves. Emily chose Adam, but she didn't choose his mother Pammie. There's nothing a mother wouldn't do for her son, and now Emily is about to find out just how far Pammie will go to get what she wants: Emily gone forever.
Call Number: FIC Jon
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 22, 2018
D. B. Thorne
Description: "Years ago, Fortune gave up on his daughter, Sophie, after a troubled adolescence. Now she's gone missing, vanished without trace. And after weeks of investigation, the police have given up on her, too. Driven by guilt, and a determination to atone for his failures as a father, he takes on the search himself. He soon finds that his daughter had been living in fear of a vicious online troll who seemed to know far too much about her. Could Sophie's disappearance be linked to this unknown predator? Fortune is about to discovers that monsters which live online don't always stay there"--Amazon.com.
Call Number: FIC Tho
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 22, 2018
Lori Rader-Day
Description: "Only in the dark can she find the truth. Since her husband died, Eden Wallace's life has diminished down to a tiny pinprick, like a far-off star in the night sky. She doesn't work, has given up on her love of photography, and is so plagued by night terrors that she can't sleep without the lights on. Everyone, including her family, has grown weary of her grief. So when she finds paperwork in her husband's effects indicating that he reserved a week at a dark sky park, she goes. She's ready to shed her fear and return to the living, even if it means facing her paralyzing phobia of the dark. But when she arrives at the park, the guest suite she thought was a private retreat is teeming with a group of twenty-somethings, all stuck in the orbit of their old college friendships. Horrified that her get-away has been taken over, Eden decides to head home the next day. But then a scream wakes the house in the middle of the night. One of the friends has been murdered. Now everyone--including Eden--is a suspect. Everyone is keeping secrets, but only one is a murderer. As mishaps continue to befall the group, Eden must make sense of the chaos and lies to evade a ruthless killer--and she'll have to do it before dark falls..."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Rad
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 22, 2018
David Hunt, R. J. Pineiro
Description: "Southern Afghanistan, 2005. NATO forces are battling the Taliban across Kandahar Province. In a terrifying twist, the rebels unearth a tactical nuclear bomb lost in the final days of the Soviet occupation. The years buried in the sand have damaged it, so the Taliban seeks the help of al Qaeda to secure replacement parts through its contacts in Saudi Arabia, the Opium Cartel, and the Russian Mafia. Doing so, however, inadvertently alerts the Americans, the Russians, and the Israelis. Hunter Stark and his team of CIA contractors are on the chase, dispensing explosive waves of violence to track where the Taliban is hiding the weapon. But Russian Spetsnaz and Israeli Mossad operatives are also in the region following their own agendas--as is NATO--triggering chaos and confusion. The stakes skyrocket when a courier delivers the components and the weapon becomes functional, forcing Stark to drive full throttle, without fear, into a world of terror, going beyond duty and honor to prevent the unthinkable."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Hun
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 22, 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 Witch Doesn't Burn In This One
Amanda Lovelace
811 Lov
Good Bones
Maggie Smith
811 Smi
Thousand Star Hotel
Bao Phi
811 Phi
How Lovely The Ruins: Inspirational Poems and Words for Difficult Times
808.80353 How
Thousands: Poems
Lightsey Darst
811 Dar
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
Wade In The Water : Poems
Tracy K. Smith
811 Smi
Lessons on Expulsion: Poems
Erika L. Sánchez
811 San
While Standing in Line for Death
C. A. Conrad
811.6 Con
Madness
Sam Sax
811.6 Sax
Witch Wife: Poems
Kiki Petrosino
811 Pet
Poems Of Gratitude
Emily Fragos
808.81 Poe

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
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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Tim Powers
Description: "Something weird is happening to the Los Angeles freeways--phantom cars, lanes from nowhere, and sometimes unmarked offramps that give glimpses of a desolate desert highway--and Sebastian Vickery, disgraced ex-Secret Service agent, is a driver for a covert supernatural-evasion car service. But another government agency is using and perhaps causing the freeway anomalies, and their chief is determined to have Vickery killed because of something he learned years ago at a halted Presidential motorcade. Reluctantly aided by Ingrid Castine, a member of that agency, and a homeless Mexican boy, and a woman who makes her living costumed as Supergirl on the sidewalk in front of the Chinese Theater, Vickery learns what legendary hell it is that the desert highway leads to--and when Castine deliberately drives into it to save him from capture, he must enter it himself to get her out. Alternate Routes is a fast-paced supernatural adventure story that sweeps from the sun-blinded streets and labyrinthine freeways of Los Angeles to a horrifying other world out of Greek mythology, and Vickery and Castine must learn to abandon old loyalties and learn loyalty to each other in order to survive as the world goes mad around them"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Pow
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 8, 2018
Cixin Liu
Description: When Chen's parents are incinerated before his eyes by a blast of ball lightning, he devotes his life to cracking the secret of this mysterious natural phenomenon. His search takes him to stormy mountaintops, an experimental military weapons lab, and an old Soviet science station. The more he learns, the more he comes to realize that ball lightning is just the tip of an entirely new frontier. While Chen's quest for answers gives purpose to his lonely life, it also pits him against soldiers and scientists with motives of their own: a beautiful army major with an obsession with dangerous weaponry, and a physicist who has no place for ethical considerations in his single-minded pursuit of knowledge.
Call Number: FIC Liu
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 8, 2018
Nicholas Eames
Description: "Live fast, die young. Tam Hashford has always dreamed of living through glory days of her own. With a renowned mercenary for a mother and an illustrious bard for a father, battles and adventure seem the only way to really live. So when she learns that the most revered mercenary crew in Grandual is in need of a bard, she grabs her lute and goes on tour. Led by the infamous Bloody Rose, Tam and her new band embark on a mission that will earn them everlasting fame -- or certain death"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Eam
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 8, 2018
Vivian Shaw
Description: "When Greta Helsing, doctor to the undead, is unexpectedly called to Paris to present at a medical conference, she expects nothing more exciting than professional discourse on zombie reconstructive surgery and skin disease in bogeymen -- and hopefully at least one uneventful night at the Opera. Unfortunately for Greta, Paris happens to be infested with a coven of vampires -- and not the civilized kind. If she hopes to survive, Greta must navigate the darkest corners of the City of Lights, the maze of ancient catacombs and mine-tunnels underneath the streets, where there is more to find than simply dead men's bones"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Sha
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 8, 2018
Christopher Ruocchio
Description: It was not his war. On the wrong planet, at the right time, for the best reasons, Hadrian Marlowe started down a path that could only end in fire. The galaxy remembers him as a hero: the man who burned every last alien Cielcin from the sky. They remember him as a monster: the devil who destroyed a sun, casually annihilating four billion human lives--even the Emperor himself--against Imperial orders. But Hadrian was not a hero. He was not a monster. He was not even a soldier. Fleeing his father and a future as a torturer, Hadrian finds himself stranded on a strange, backwater world. Forced to fight as a gladiator and into the intrigues of a foreign planetary court, he will find himself fight a war he did not start, for an Empire he does not love, against an enemy he will never understand.
Call Number: FIC Ruo
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 23, 2018
Robert Jackson Bennett
Description: Sancia Grado is a thief, and a damn good one. And her latest target, a heavily guarded warehouse on Tevanne's docks, is nothing her unique abilities can't handle. But unbeknownst to her, Sancia's been sent to steal an artifact of unimaginable power, an object that could revolutionize the magical technology known as scriving. The Merchant Houses who control this magic--the art of using coded commands to imbue everyday objects with sentience--have already used it to transform Tevanne into a vast, remorseless capitalist machine. But if they can unlock the artifact's secrets, they will rewrite the world itself to suit their aims. Now someone in those Houses wants Sancia dead, and the artifact for themselves. And in the city of Tevanne, there's nobody with the power to stop them. To have a chance at surviving--and at stopping the deadly transformation that's under way--Sancia will have to marshal unlikely allies, learn to harness the artifact's power for herself, and undergo her own transformation, one that will turn her into something she could never have imagined.
Call Number: FIC Ben
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 26, 2018
Jay Schiffman
Description: Max Cone is a renowned military commander and judge, but all he really wants is a life outside politics. When one leader gives Cone a powerful device that predicts the future, he doesn't want to believe the prophecy: that the world will soon end, and he is to blame. Soon after, his wife and children are taken, his allies are killed, and his friends are imprisoned. With the world descenting into a cataclysmic global war, every nation wants Cone on their side. However, his only priority finding his family, freeing his friends, and save his people. To do this, Cone must become a lethal killer and lead a ragtag group of warriors, including a thirteen-year-old girl with special powers, a mathematical genius, a religious zealot, and a former revolutionary turned drug addict. Together, they might be the world's only hope.
Call Number: FIC Sch
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 8, 2018
Kevin Hearne, Delilah S. Dawson
Description: "Once upon a time, in a faraway kingdom, a hero, the Chosen One, was born...and so begins every fairy tale ever told. This is not that fairy tale. There is a Chosen One, but he is unlike any One who has ever been Chosened. And there is a faraway kingdom, but you have never been to a magical world quite like the land of Pell. There, a plucky farm boy will find more than he's bargained for on his quest to awaken the sleeping princess in her cursed tower. First there's the Dark Lord who wishes for the boy's untimely death...and also very fine cheese. Then there's a bard without a song in her heart but with a very adorable and fuzzy tail, an assassin who fears not the night but is terrified of chickens, and a mighty fighter more frightened of her sword than of her chain-mail bikini. This journey will lead to sinister umlauts, a trash-talking goat, the Dread Necromancer Steve, and a strange and wondrous journey to the most peculiar "happily ever after" that ever once-upon-a-timed"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Hea
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 8, 2018
Marina J. Lostetter
Description: Generations ago, Convoy Seven and the AI known as I.C.C. left Earth on a mission that would take them far beyond our solar system. Launched by the Planet United Consortium, a global group formed to pursue cooperative Earth-wide interests in deep space, nine ships headed into the unknown to explore a distant star called LQ Pyx. Eons later, the convoy has returned to LQ Pyx to begin work on the Web, the alien megastructure that covers the star. Is it a Dyson Sphere, designed to power a civilization as everyone believes--or something far more sinister? Meanwhile, Planet United's littlest convoy, long thought to be lost, reemerges in a different sector of deep space. What they discover holds the answers to unlocking the Web's greater purpose. Each convoy possesses a piece of the Web's puzzle... but they may not be able to bring those pieces together and uncover the structure's true nature before it's too late.
Call Number: FIC Los
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 8, 2018
Matt Carter, F. J. R. Titchenell
Description: "To some people, Pinnacle City is a glittering metropolis, a symbol of prosperity watched over by the all-star superhero team the Pinnacle City Guardians. But beneath the glitz and glamor is a gritty underbelly, one still feeling the physical and economic damage of the superhero-villain battles of generations past, where the lower class--immigrants, criminals, aliens, sorcerers, and non-humans alike--jostles and elbows for scraps to scrape by. Private investigator Eddie Enriquez is an ex-con and veteran with powers of his own who still bears the scars of his time as a minion for a low-level supervillain. Good work's been hard to come by until a mysterious woman shows up at his office with a case the police and superheroes are ignoring: the suspicious death of a prominent non-human rights activist. Meanwhile, superhero Kimberly Kline, a.k.a. Solar Flare, has just hit it big, graduating to the Pinnacle City Guardians. With her good looks, incredible superpowers, and a family name that opens doors, the sky is the limit. But in trying to make the world a better place...she'll discover Pinnacle City isn't as black and white as it once seemed"--Back cover.
Call Number: FIC Car
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 8, 2018
Becky Chambers
Description: Hundreds of years ago, the last humans on Earth boarded the Exodus Fleet in search of a new home among the stars. After centuries spent wandering empty space, their descendants were eventually accepted by the well-established species that govern the Milky Way. But that was long ago. Today, the Exodus Fleet is a living relic, the birthplace of many, yet a place few outsiders have ever visited. While the Exodans take great pride in their original community and traditions, their culture has been influenced by others beyond their bulkheads. As many Exodans leave for alien cities or terrestrial colonies, those who remain are left to ponder their own lives and futures: What is the purpose of a ship that has reached its destination? Why remain in space when there are habitable worlds available to live? What is the price of sustaining their carefully balanced way of life--and is it worth saving at all?
Call Number: FIC Cha
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 8, 2018
Mur Lafferty
Description: Young Han dreams of someday soaring into space at the helm of his own starship and leaving his home, the gritty industrial planet Corellia, far behind. But as long as he's trapped in a life of poverty and crime--and under the thumb of the sinister Lady Proxima and her brutal street gang--reaching the distant stars seems impossible. When Han tries to escape with his girlfriend and partner-in-crime, Qi'ra, he makes it out--but she doesn't. Desperate for a way to find his own off-world vessel and free her, Han enlists in the Imperial Navy--the last place for a rebellious loner who doesn't play well with others. When the Empire clips his wings, Han goes rogue and plunges into the shady world of smugglers, gamblers, and con artists. There he meets the charming and cunning high roller Lando Calrissian, makes an unlikely friend in a cantankerous Wookiee called Chewbacca, and first lays eyes on the Millennium Falcon. To snag his piece of the outlaw pie, Han joins a crew of pirates to pull off a risky heist. The stakes are high, the danger is great, and the odds are slim. But never tell Han Solo the odds.
Call Number: FIC Laf
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 8, 2018
S. K. Dunstall
Description: Captain Hammond Roystan is a simple cargo runner who has stumbled across the find of a lifetime: the Hassim, a disabled exploration ship--and its valuable record of unexplored worlds. His junior engineer, Josune Arriola, said her last assignment was in the uncharted rim. But she is decked out in high-level bioware that belies her humble backstory. A renowned body-modification artist, Nika Rik Terri has run afoul of clients who will not take no for an answer. She has to flee off-world, and she is dragging along a rookie modder, who seems all too experienced in weapons and war. Together this mismatched crew will end up on one ship, hurtling through the lawless reaches of deep space with Roystan at the helm. Trailed by nefarious company men, they will race to find the most famous lost world of all--and riches beyond their wildest dreams.
Call Number: FIC Dun
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 8, 2018
Nicky Drayden
Description: "Auben Mutze has more vices than he can deal with--six to be exact--each branded down his arm for all the world to see. They mark him as a lesser twin in society, as inferior, but there's no way he'll let that define him. Intelligent and outgoing, Auben's spirited antics make him popular among the other students at his underprivileged high school. So what if he's envious of his twin Kasim, whose single vice brand is a ticket to a better life, one that likely won't involve Auben. The twins' strained relationship threatens to snap when Auben starts hearing voices that speak to his dangerous side--encouraging him to perform evil deeds that go beyond innocent mischief. Lechery, deceit, and vanity run rampant. And then there are the inexplicable blood cravings. On the southern tip of an African continent that could have been, demons get up to no good during the time of year when temperatures dip and temptations rise. Auben needs to rid himself of these maddening voices before they cause him to lose track of time. To lose his mind. And to lose his temper."--Publisher's website.
Call Number: FIC Dra
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 8, 2018
P. Djèlí Clark
Description: "Creeper, a scrappy young teen, is done living on the streets of New Orleans. Her sights are set on securing passage aboard Captain Ann-Marie's smuggler airship Midnight Robber, earning the captain's trust using a secret about a kidnapped Haitian scientist and a mysterious weapon he calls the Black God's Drums. But Creeper keeps another secret close to her heart-- Oya, the African orisha of the wind and storms, who speaks inside her head and grants her divine powers. And Oya has her own priorities..." -- Page [4] of cover.
Call Number: FIC Cla
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 8, 2018
Mary Robinette Kowal
Description: "The Fated Sky looks forward to 1961, when mankind is well-established on the moon and looking forward to its next step: journeying to, and eventually colonizing, Mars. Of course the noted Lady Astronaut Elma York would like to go, but there's a lot riding on whoever the International Aerospace Coalition decides to send on this historic--but potentially very dangerous--mission? Could Elma really leave behind her husband and the chance to start a family to spend several years traveling to Mars? And with the Civil Rights movement taking hold all over Earth, will the astronaut pool ever be allowed to catch up, and will these brave men and women of all races be treated equitably when they get there?"--Amazon.
Call Number: FIC Kow
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 8, 2018
Neil Clarke
Description: The urge to explore and discover is a natural and universal one, and the edge of the unknown is expanded with each passing year as scientific advancements inch us closer and closer to the outer reaches of our solar system and the galaxies beyond them. In this collection of galaxy-spanning adventures of discovery and adventure, science fiction writers give readers increasingly new and alien ways to look out into our broad and sprawling universe. From generations ships to warp drives, exploring new worlds to first contacts, they are a reminder that the universe is brimming with possibilities. -- adapted from back cover
Call Number: FIC Fin
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 8, 2018
Drew Williams
Description: "Jane Kamali is an agent for the Justified. Her mission: to recruit children with miraculous gifts in the hope that they might prevent the Pulse from once again sending countless worlds back to the dark ages. Hot on her trail is the Pax--a collection of fascist zealots who believe they are the rightful rulers of the galaxy and who remain untouched by the Pulse. Now Jane, a handful of comrades from her past, and a telekinetic girl called Esa must fight their way through a galaxy full of dangerous conflicts, remnants of ancient technology, and other hidden dangers. And that's just the beginning..."--book jacket.
Call Number: FIC Wil
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 8, 2018
Chloe Neill
Description: "As the only vampire child ever born, some believed Elisa Sullivan had all the luck. But the magic that helped bring her into the world left her with a dark secret. Shifter Connor Keene, the only son of North American Central Pack Apex Gabriel Keene, is the only one she trusts with it. But she's a vampire and the daughter of a Master and a Sentinel, and he's prince of the Pack and its future king. When the assassination of a diplomat brings old feuds to the fore again, Elisa and Connor must choose between love and family, between honor and obligation, before Chicago disappears forever."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Nei
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 8, 2018
Irene Gallo
Call Number: FIC Wor
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 8, 2018
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Alternate Routes
Tim Powers
FIC Pow
Record Of A Spaceborn Few
Becky Chambers
FIC Cha
Ball Lightning
Cixin Liu
FIC Liu
Solo : A Star Wars Story
Mur Lafferty
FIC Laf
Bloody Rose
Nicholas Eames
FIC Eam
Stars Uncharted
S. K. Dunstall
FIC Dun
Dreadful Company
Vivian Shaw
FIC Sha
Temper
Nicky Drayden
FIC Dra
Empire Of Silence. The Sun-eater : Book One
Christopher Ruocchio
FIC Ruo
The Black God's Drums
P. Djèlí Clark
FIC Cla
Foundryside: A Novel
Robert Jackson Bennett
FIC Ben
The Fated Sky
Mary Robinette Kowal
FIC Kow
Game Of The Gods
Jay Schiffman
FIC Sch
The Final Frontier : Stories Of Exploring Space, Colonizing The Universe, And First Contact
Neil Clarke
FIC Fin
Kill The Farm Boy
Kevin Hearne, Delilah S. Dawson
FIC Hea
The Stars Now Unclaimed
Drew Williams
FIC Wil
Noumenon Infinity
Marina J. Lostetter
FIC Los
Wild Hunger : An Heirs Of Chicagoland Novel
Chloe Neill
FIC Nei
Pinnacle City : A Superhero Noir
Matt Carter, F. J. R. Titchenell
FIC Car
Worlds Seen In Passing : Ten Years Of Tor.com Short Fiction
Irene Gallo
FIC Wor

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 Murder By Any Name
Suzanne M. Wolfe
FIC Wol
The Devil's Wind
Steve Goble
FIC Gob
A Notorious Vow
Joanna Shupe
FIC Shu
The Kennedy Debutante
Kerri Maher
FIC Mah
A Well-Behaved Woman: A Novel Of The Vanderbilts
Therese Fowler
FIC Fow
The Lake On Fire : A Novel
Rosellen Brown
FIC Bro
Death Of A Rainmaker : A Dust Bowl Mystery
Laurie Loewenstein
FIC Loe
The Line
Martin Limón
FIC Lim
House Of Gold
Natasha Solomons
FIC Sol
The Lost Queen
Signe Pike
FIC Pik
Little : A Novel
Edward Carey
FIC Car
The Mermaid And Mrs. Hancock
Imogen Hermes Gowar
FIC Gow
Miss Kopp Just Won't Quit
Amy Stewart
FIC Ste
The Paris Seamstress
Natasha Lester
FIC Les
Shell : A Novel
Kristina Olsson
FIC Ols
The Splendor Before The Dark: A Novel Of The Emperor Nero
Margaret George
FIC Geo
Sold On A Monday: A Novel
Kristina McMorris
FIC McM
Unmentionable Murders
James C. Work
FIC Wor
Solemn Graves
James R. Benn
FIC Ben
Washington Black
Esi Edugyan
FIC Edu

Suzanne M. Wolfe
Description: "The court of Elizabeth I is no stranger to plotting and intrigue, but the royal retinue is thrown into chaos when the Queen's youngest and sweetest lady-in-waiting is murdered, her body left on the high altar of the Chapel Royal in Whitehall Palace. Solving the murder will require the cunning and savvy possessed by only one man. Enter Nicholas Holt, younger brother of the Earl of Blackwell--spy, rake, and owner of the infamous Black Sheep tavern in the seedy district of Bankside. Nick quickly learns that working for the Queen is a mixed blessing. Elizabeth--salty-tongued, vain, and fiercely intelligent--can, with a glance, either reward Nick with a purse of gold or have his head forcibly removed. When a second lady-in-waiting is slain at Whitehall, the court once again reels with shock and dismay. On the trail of a diabolical killer, Nick and his faithful sidekick--an enormous Irish Wolfhound named Hector--are treading on treacherous ground, and only the killer's head on a platter can keep them in the Queen's good graces"--Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Wol
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 3, 2018
Joanna Shupe
Description: With the fate of her disgraced family resting on her shoulders, Lady Christina Barclay has arrived in New York City from London to quickly secure a wealthy husband. But when her parents settle on an intolerable suitor, Christina turns to her reclusive neighbor, a darkly handsome and utterly compelling inventor, for help.
Call Number: FIC Shu
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 26, 2018
Therese Fowler
Description: Alva Smith, her southern family destitute after the Civil War, married into one of America's great Gilded Age dynasties: the newly wealthy but socially shunned Vanderbilts. Ignored by New York's old-money circles and determined to win respect, she designed and built 9 mansions, hosted grand balls, and arranged for her daughter to marry a duke. But Alva also defied convention for women of her time, asserting power within her marriage and becoming a leader in the women's suffrage movement.
Call Number: FIC Fow
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 19, 2018
Laurie Loewenstein
Description: "When a rainmaker is bludgeoned to death in the pitch-blackness of a colossal dust storm, small-town sheriff Temple Jennings shoulders yet another burden in the hard times of the 1930s Dust Bowl."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Loe
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 19, 2018
Natasha Solomons
Description: "Vienna, 1911. Twenty-one-year-old Greta Goldbaum has always hungered after what's forbidden: secret university lectures, unseemly trumpet lessons, and most of all, the freedom to choose her life's path. The Goldbaum family has different expectations. United across Europe by unsurpassed wealth and power, Goldbaum men are bankers, while Goldbaum women marry Goldbaum men to produce Goldbaum children. Greta will do her part. So Greta moves to England to wed Albert, a distant cousin. The marriage is not a success. Yet, when Albert's mother gives Greta a garden, things at Temple Court begin to change. First Greta falls in love with her garden, then with England, and finally with her husband. But when World War I sends both Albert and Greta's beloved brother, Otto, to the front lines--one to fight for the Allies, one to fight for the Central Powers--the House of Gold is left vulnerable as never before, and Greta must choose: the family she's created or the one she was forced to leave behind"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Sol
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 19, 2018
Edward Carey
Description: In 1761 a tiny, odd-looking girl named Marie is born in a village in Switzerland. After the death of her parents, she is apprenticed to an eccentric wax sculptor and whisked off to the seamy streets of Paris, where they meet a domineering widow and her quiet, pale son. Together, they convert an abandoned monkey house into an exhibition hall for wax heads, and the spectacle becomes a sensation. As word of her artistic talent spreads, Marie is called to Versailles, where she tutors a princess and saves Marie Antoinette in childbirth. But outside the palace walls, Paris is roiling. The revolutionary mob is demanding heads-- and at the wax museum, heads are what they do.
Call Number: FIC Car
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 19, 2018
Amy Stewart
Description: After a year on the job, New Jersey's first female deputy sheriff has collared criminals, demanded justice for wronged women, and gained notoriety nationwide for her exploits. But on one stormy night, everything falls apart. While transporting a woman to an insane asylum, Deputy Kopp discovers something deeply troubling about her story. Before she can investigate, another inmate bound for the asylum breaks free and tries to escape. In both cases, Constance runs instinctively toward justice. But the fall of 1916 is a high-stakes election year, and any move she makes could jeopardize Sheriff Heath's future - and her own. Although Constance is not on the ballot, her controversial career makes her the target of political attacks.
Call Number: FIC Ste
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 19, 2018
Kristina Olsson
Description: "1965: As the United States becomes further embroiled in the Vietnam War, the ripple effects are far-reaching--even to the other side of the world. In Australia, a national military draft has been announced and Pearl Keogh, a headstrong and ambitious newspaper reporter, has put her job in jeopardy to become involved in the anti-war movement. Desperate to locate her two runaway brothers before they're called to serve, Pearl is also hiding a secret shame--the guilt she feels for not doing more for her younger siblings after their mother's untimely death. Newly arrived from Sweden, Axel Lindquist is set to work as a sculptor on the besieged Sydney Opera House. After a childhood in Europe, where the shadow of WWII loomed large, he seeks to reinvent himself in this utterly foreign landscape, and finds artistic inspiration--and salvation--in the monument to modernity that is being constructed on Sydney's Harbor. But as the nation hurtles towards yet another war, Jørn Utzon, the Opera House's controversial architect, is nowhere to be found--and Axel fears that the past he has tried to outrun may be catching up with him. As the seas of change swirl around them, Pearl and Axel's lives orbit each other and collide in this sweeping novel of art and culture, love and destiny"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Ols
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 19, 2018
Kristina McMorris
Description: 2 CHILDREN FOR SALE The sign is a last resort. It sits on a farmhouse porch in 1931, but could be found anywhere in an era of breadlines, bank runs and broken dreams. It could have been written by any mother facing impossible choices. For struggling reporter Ellis Reed, the gut-wrenching scene evokes memories of his family's dark past. He snaps a photograph of the children, not meant for publication. But when it leads to his big break, the consequences are more devastating than he ever imagined. At the paper, Lillian Palmer is haunted by her role in all that happened. She is far too familiar with the heartbreak of children deemed unwanted. As the bonds of motherhood are tested, she and Ellis must decide how much they are willing to risk to mend a fractured family. Inspired by an actual newspaper photograph that stunned the nation, Sold on a Monday is a powerful novel of love, redemption, and the unexpected paths that bring us home.
Call Number: FIC McM
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 19, 2018
James R. Benn
Description: "July, 1944, a full month after D-Day. Billy, Kaz, and Big Mike are assigned to investigate a double murder, close to the front lines in Normandy. An American officer and a member of the French Resistance were found dead in a manor house outside the town of Trevieres. The investigation is shrouded in secrecy, due to the highly confidential nature of the American unit headquartered at the Manoir de Castilly; the 23rd Headquarters Special Troops."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Ben
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 19, 2018
Steve Goble
Description: "Spider John, longing to escape the pirate life he never wanted, has an honest seafaring job at last and a chance to return to his beloved Em and their child. But when Captain Brentwood is murdered in his cabin, Spider's plans are tossed overboard. Who killed Redemption's captain? The mysterious pirate with a sadistic past? The beautiful redhead who hides guns beneath her skirt? One of the men pining for the captain's daughter? There are plenty of suspects. But how could anyone kill the captain in his locked quarters while the entire crew was gathered together on the deck? Before he can solve the puzzle, Spider John and his ex-pirate friends Hob and Odin will have to cope with violence, schemes, nosy Royal Navy officers, and a deadly trap set by the ruthless pirate Ned Low."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Gob
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 19, 2018
Kerri Maher
Description: London, 1938. Kathleen "Kick" Kennedy has taken England by storm. The effervescent It Girl of London society since her father was named the ambassador, Kick dances and drinks champagne at the hottest nightclubs and attends the horse races with nobility. Billy Hartington, the future Duke of Devonshire, sweeps Kick off her feet, but the obstacles to their love are many. Kick is American, Catholic, and of Irish descent-- all unacceptable to Billy's family. Returning to the States as WWII looms, Kick throws herself into making a difference. Becoming a journalist gives her a voice-- and a chance to step out of the shadows of her accomplished brothers, including the charismatic Jack. But where do her true loyalties lie-- with family or with love? -- adapted from publisher info
Call Number: FIC Mah
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 19, 2018
Rosellen Brown
Description: Chaya and her strange, brilliant, little brother Asher depart for Chicago only to discover that the Gilded Age is as empty a façade as the beautiful Columbian Exposition attracting thousands to Lake Michigan's shore. They scrape together a meager living--she in a cigar factory; he, roaming the city and stealing books and jewelry to share with the poor, until they find different paths of escape. Chaya's becomes a deeply conflicted love story and Asher, haunted by his loyalty to the Fair's abandoned workers, is responsible for an astonishing terrorist act. The abandoned Fair burns to the ground as the city goes on with its usual business in this narrative that resonates eerily with today's news-- From statement provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Bro
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 19, 2018
Martin Limón
Description: "The Korean Demilitarized Zone, 1970s: A battered corpse is found a few feet north of the line dividing North and South Korea. When 8th Army CID Agents George Sueno and Ernie Bascom are ordered by superiors to pull the body to South Korean side, they have no idea of the international conflict the action will spark. Before war breaks out, they must discover who killed Corporal Noh Jong-bae, a young Korean civilian assigned to the US Army who had few enemies. But the murderer could be from either side of the DMZ, and if it turns out to be North Korea, how can two US military agents interrogate witnesses? What George and Ernie discover gets them pulled off the case, but they continue to look into Corporal Noh's death against orders, fearing they've put the wrong man behind bars"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Lim
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 19, 2018
Signe Pike
Description: "In a land of mountains and mist, tradition and superstition, Languoreth and her brother Lailoken are raised in the Old Way of their ancestors. But in Scotland, a new religion is rising, one that brings disruption, bloodshed, and riot. And even as her family faces the burgeoning forces of Christianity, the Anglo-Saxons, bent on colonization, are encroaching from the east. When conflict brings the hero Emrys Pendragon to her father's door, Languoreth finds love with one of his warriors. Her deep connection to Maelgwn is forged by enchantment, but she is promised in marriage to Rhydderch, son of a Christian king. As Languoreth is catapulted into a world of violence and political intrigue, she must learn to adapt. Together with her brother--a warrior and druid known to history as Myrddin--Languoreth must assume her duty to fight for the preservation of the Old Way and the survival of her kingdom,or risk the loss of them both forever."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Pik
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 19, 2018
Imogen Hermes Gowar
Description: "One September evening in 1785, Jonah Hancock hears an urgent knocking on his front door near the docks of London. The captain of one of Jonah's trading vessels is waiting eagerly on the front step, bearing shocking news. On a voyage to the Far East, he sold the Jonah's ship for something rare and far more precious: a mermaid. Jonah is stunned--the object the captain presents him is brown and wizened, as small as an infant, with vicious teeth and claws, and a torso that ends in the tail of a fish. It is also dead. As gossip spreads through the docks, coffee shops, parlors and brothels, all of London is curious to see this marvel in Jonah Hancock's possession. Thrust from his ordinary existence, somber Jonah finds himself moving from the city's seedy underbelly to the finest drawing rooms of high society. At an opulent party, he makes the acquaintance of the coquettish Angelica Neal, the most desirable woman he has ever laid eyes on--and a shrewd courtesan of great accomplishment. This meeting sparks a perilous liaison that steers both their lives onto a dangerous new course as they come to realize that priceless things often come at the greatest cost."-- From publisher website.
Call Number: FIC Gow
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 19, 2018
Natasha Lester
Description: 1940. Parisian seamstress Estella Bissette is forced to flee France as the Germans advance. She is bound for Manhattan with a few francs, one suitcase, her sewing machine and a dream: to have her own atelier. 2015. Australian curator Fabienne Bissette journeys to the annual Met Gala for an exhibition of her beloved grandmother's work - one of the world's leading designers of ready-to-wear. But as Fabienne learns more about her grandmother's past, she uncovers a story of tragedy, heartbreak and secrets - and the sacrifices made for love.
Call Number: FIC Les
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 19, 2018
Margaret George
Description: With the beautiful and cunning Poppaea at his side, Nero Augustus commands the Roman empire, ushering in an unprecedented era of artistic and cultural splendor. Although he has yet to produce an heir, his power is unquestioned. But in the tenth year of his reign, a terrifying prophecy comes to pass and a fire engulfs Rome, reducing entire swaths of the city to rubble. Rumors of Nero's complicity in the blaze start to sow unrest among the populace--and the politicians. For better or worse, Nero knows that his fate is now tied to Rome's--and he vows to rebuild it as a city that will stun the world. But there are those who find his rampant quest for glory dangerous.
Call Number: FIC Geo
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 19, 2018
James C. Work
Description: "The body they found floating face-down in the river was wearing only underpants. If it's a fishing accident then is it a photography accident when a second corpse is discovered at a remote lake and is wearing nothing but her underwear? Ranger McIntyre's usual duties as a park ranger do not include murder--or women in underwear, for that matter--but he keeps on putting pieces of the puzzle together until they lead him to a backcountry hut and a murderer who orders him to disrobe. At gunpoint. Ranger McIntyre is also drawn into an FBI investigation. The suspect is selling salacious photographs of nudes who appear to be very, very dead. McIntyre's interaction with the FBI agent is made even more embarrassing by the fact that the agent's secretary is the "dead" gorgeous Violet Coteau, who looks like a flapper, shoots like Annie Oakley and drives like Barney Oldfield"--Amazon.com.
Call Number: FIC Wor
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 19, 2018
Esi Edugyan
Description: Washington Black is an eleven-year-old field slave who knows no other life than the Barbados sugar plantation where he was born. When his master's eccentric brother chooses him to be his manservant, Wash is terrified of the cruelties he is certain await him. But Christopher Wilde, or "Titch," is a naturalist, explorer, scientist, inventor, and abolitionist. He initiates Wash into a world where a flying machine can carry a man across the sky; where two people, separated by an impossible divide, might begin to see each other as human; and where a boy born in chains can embrace a life of dignity and meaning. But when a man is killed and a bounty is placed on Wash's head, Titch abandons everything to save him. What follows is their flight along the eastern coast of America, and, finally, to a remote outpost in the Arctic, where Wash, left on his own, must invent another new life.
Call Number: FIC Edu
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 19, 2018
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A Borrowing Of Bones
Paula Munier
FIC Mun
Séances Are For Suckers
Tamara Berry
FIC Ber
A Murder By Any Name
Suzanne M. Wolfe
FIC Wol
Secret Undertaking
Mark De Castrique
FIC De C
A Shot In The Dark
Lynne Truss
FIC Tru
Solemn Graves
James R. Benn
FIC Ben
And Fire Came Down
Emma Viskic
FIC Vis
The Accident On The A35
Graeme Macrae Burnet, Raymond Brunet
FIC Bur
Death In Paris
Emilia Bernhard
FIC Ber
The Antiquities Hunter
Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff
FIC Boh
Death Of A Rainmaker : A Dust Bowl Mystery
Laurie Loewenstein
FIC Loe
The Contract
Jeff Gulvin
FIC Gul
Dig Your Grave
Steven Cooper
FIC Coo
The Darkness: A Thriller
Ragnar Jónasson
FIC Rag
Loose Tongues
Chris Simms
FIC Sim
The Infinite Blacktop: A Novel
Sara Gran
FIC Gra
Miss Kopp Just Won't Quit
Amy Stewart
FIC Ste
The Line
Martin Limón
FIC Lim
Mycroft And Sherlock: A Novel
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Anna Waterhouse
FIC Abd
The Vanishing Box
Elly Griffiths
FIC Gri

Paula Munier
Description: "It may be the Fourth of July weekend, but for retired soldier Mercy Carr and Belgian Malinois Elvis, it's just another walk in the remote Lye Brook Wilderness--until the former bomb-sniffing dog alerts to explosives and they find a squalling baby abandoned near a shallow grave filled with what appear to be human bones. U.S. Game Warden Troy Warner and his search-and rescue Newfoundland Susie Bear respond to Mercy's 911 call, and the four must work together to track down a missing mother, solve a cold-case murder, and keep the citizens of Vermont safe on potentially the most incendiary Independence Day since the American Revolution." -- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Mun
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 3, 2018
Suzanne M. Wolfe
Description: "The court of Elizabeth I is no stranger to plotting and intrigue, but the royal retinue is thrown into chaos when the Queen's youngest and sweetest lady-in-waiting is murdered, her body left on the high altar of the Chapel Royal in Whitehall Palace. Solving the murder will require the cunning and savvy possessed by only one man. Enter Nicholas Holt, younger brother of the Earl of Blackwell--spy, rake, and owner of the infamous Black Sheep tavern in the seedy district of Bankside. Nick quickly learns that working for the Queen is a mixed blessing. Elizabeth--salty-tongued, vain, and fiercely intelligent--can, with a glance, either reward Nick with a purse of gold or have his head forcibly removed. When a second lady-in-waiting is slain at Whitehall, the court once again reels with shock and dismay. On the trail of a diabolical killer, Nick and his faithful sidekick--an enormous Irish Wolfhound named Hector--are treading on treacherous ground, and only the killer's head on a platter can keep them in the Queen's good graces"--Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Wol
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 3, 2018
Lynne Truss
Description: 1957. Famed theater critic A. S. Crystal has come to the British seaside resort of Brighton with something other than the local production of A Shilling in the Meter on his mind. He intends to tell Constable Twitten the secret he knows about the still-unsolved Aldersgate Stick-Up case of 1945. Just before Crystal names the criminal mastermind involved, he's shot dead in his seat. As Constable Twitten and his colleague Sargent Jim Brunswick set out to solve the decade-old mystery, they venture deep into the criminal underworld that lies beneath Brighton's holiday-happy veneer. When they discover a criminal conspiracy that dates back decades, will Brunswick and Twitten be able to foil the mastermind? -- adapted from jacket
Call Number: FIC Tru
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 3, 2018
Emma Viskic
Description: A woman accosts Caleb in the street, asking for help. Minutes later, she's dead. The search for her killer will take Caleb back to his hometown of Resurrection Bay, where all it takes is a single spark to ignite an inferno of violence.
Call Number: FIC Vis
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 3, 2018
Emilia Bernhard
Description: "The only thing chillier than a Parisian winter is cold-blooded murder. When French financier Edgar Bowen drowns in a bowl of soup, his former girlfriend, American Rachel Levis, is alarmed by the unnatural death. Who dies eating a nice vichyssoise? But when she overhears a mourner at his funeral describing the circumstances of his death, something sounds even stranger: a bottle of rosé was on the dining table when he died. The only problem: Edgar loathed rosé. If he wasn't drinking it, who was? After the police rule the death accidental, Rachel knows it's up to her and her best friend Magda to investigate. As the two Americans immerse themselves in Edgar's upper-class world, the list of suspects grows: Could it have been his son, who inherited his money and lavish apartment? His icy ex-wife? His greedy new girlfriend? His impoverished personal assistant? But when the suspects start dropping like flies, Rachel and Magda realize the murderer is tying up loose ends. It'll be up to two amateur sleuths to solve their first case before the murderer decides they're next..."Jacket flap.
Call Number: FIC Ber
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 3, 2018
Laurie Loewenstein
Description: "When a rainmaker is bludgeoned to death in the pitch-blackness of a colossal dust storm, small-town sheriff Temple Jennings shoulders yet another burden in the hard times of the 1930s Dust Bowl."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Loe
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 19, 2018
Steven Cooper
Description: A killer is on the loose, leaving fresh bodies among the dead in Phoenix cemeteries, and marking the murders with ghoulish signs that warn of more evil to come. It's a crude camouflage that has Detective Alex Mills stumped. As he has done before, Mills turns to his buddy, the reluctant psychic Gus Parker. His visions, as cryptic and baffling as they sometimes are, mean something.
Call Number: FIC Coo
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 3, 2018
Chris Simms
Description: "A series of chilling murders has left Manchester in a state of terror. Women are being found dead in their homes, their bodies arranged in the same macabre pose. Each has been strangled, her mobile phone forced down her throat. How is the killer getting in to each victim's house? What have they done to become a target? Why have none put up a fight? Fresh-faced and full of enthusiasm, newly-qualified Detective Constable Sean Blake has just landed a position on the investigating team. Desperate to prove himself, Sean realizes that, if he is to catch the killer, he's going to have to think outside the box. But is he prepared for the vengeful wrath of a truly twisted mind?"--Publisher's description.
Call Number: FIC Sim
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 3, 2018
Amy Stewart
Description: After a year on the job, New Jersey's first female deputy sheriff has collared criminals, demanded justice for wronged women, and gained notoriety nationwide for her exploits. But on one stormy night, everything falls apart. While transporting a woman to an insane asylum, Deputy Kopp discovers something deeply troubling about her story. Before she can investigate, another inmate bound for the asylum breaks free and tries to escape. In both cases, Constance runs instinctively toward justice. But the fall of 1916 is a high-stakes election year, and any move she makes could jeopardize Sheriff Heath's future - and her own. Although Constance is not on the ballot, her controversial career makes her the target of political attacks.
Call Number: FIC Ste
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 19, 2018
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Anna Waterhouse
Description: Rising War Office star Mycroft Holmes persuades his brother, Sherlock, to volunteer at a friend's orphanage, where the suspicious death of a street urchin and a mysterious Chinese woman lead the brothers into the London opium trade's dark underside.
Call Number: FIC Abd
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 3, 2018
Tamara Berry
Description: "Ellie has an ailing sister to care for, and working as a ghost hunter who doesn't believe in ghosts helps cover the bills for both of them. When she's lucky, it also pays for the occasional tropical vacation. Her brother doesn't exactly approve, but Ellie figures she's providing a service. On her latest job, though, she may be in for some genuine scares. The skeptical, reserved, and very rich Nicholas Hartford III has flown her all the way to his family's ancestral estate in England -- supposedly haunted by a phantom named Xavier. Nicholas thinks it's all just as much a crock as Ellie's business is, but the fact remains that something is causing the flashes of light, mysterious accidents, and other apparent pranks in the chilly, eerie castle." -- From publisher's description.
Call Number: FIC Ber
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 3, 2018
Mark De Castrique
Description: "Towns like Gainesboro, North Carolina, may be small but go big on local traditions. When funeral director and part-time deputy sheriff Barry Clayton and his childhood nemesis, Archie Donovan, Jr., unite to create a fundraising float in Gainesboro's annual Apple Festival Parade, what could go wrong? With Archie involved - anything!"-- from publisher's web site.
Call Number: FIC De C
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 3, 2018
James R. Benn
Description: "July, 1944, a full month after D-Day. Billy, Kaz, and Big Mike are assigned to investigate a double murder, close to the front lines in Normandy. An American officer and a member of the French Resistance were found dead in a manor house outside the town of Trevieres. The investigation is shrouded in secrecy, due to the highly confidential nature of the American unit headquartered at the Manoir de Castilly; the 23rd Headquarters Special Troops."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Ben
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 19, 2018
Graeme Macrae Burnet, Raymond Brunet
Description: In the small French town of Saint-Louis, Inspector Gorski investigates a suspicious car crash that left a respected solicitor dead.
Call Number: FIC Bur
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 3, 2018
Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff
Description: "Gina "Tinkerbell" Miyoko is not your typical private eye. Armed with a baby blue Magnum, a Harley blessed with Holy Water by her dramatically disposed mother, and a Japanese mingei tucked in her pocket (a good luck charm from her Sherlock Holmes-obsessed father) Tink spends her time sniffing out delinquent dads in the San Francisco Bay area and honing her detective skills. But when her best friend Rose, an undercover agent, discovers there's a stalker on her tail, she hires Tink as a bodyguard. Someone must be trying to intimidate Rose and scare her out of testifying in an upcoming case on looted Mayan artifacts. But when Tink tries to flush-out the stalker, things take a far more dangerous turn"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Boh
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 3, 2018
Jeff Gulvin
Description: New Orleans, 1967. A Texas Ranger, a string of murders, a leaky DA's office, cops and pimps in each others' pockets, and a missing blues singer. In New Orleans, Texas Ranger John Q is out of his jurisdiction and possibly out of his depth. Every time he asks questions there's trouble: from the pharmacist to the detective running scared to the pimp who turned to him as a last resort. Suddenly, John Q himself is looking like the only link between a series of murders. But who could be trying to set him up and why, and who can he turn to in a town where Southern tradition and family ties rule?
Call Number: FIC Gul
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 3, 2018
Ragnar Jónasson
Description: The body of a young Russian woman washes up on an Icelandic shore. After a cursory investigation, the death is declared a suicide and the case is quietly closed. Over a year later Detective Inspector Hulda Hermannsdóttir of the Reykjavík police is forced into early retirement at 64. She dreads the loneliness, and the memories of her dark past that threaten to come back to haunt her. But before she leaves she is given two weeks to solve a single cold case of her choice. She knows which one: the Russian woman whose hope for asylum ended on the dark, cold shore of an unfamiliar country. Soon Hulda discovers that another young woman vanished at the same time, and that no one is telling her the whole story. Even her colleagues in the police seem determined to put the brakes on her investigation. Meanwhile the clock is ticking. Hulda will find the killer, even if it means putting her own life in danger. -- From statement provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Rag
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 3, 2018
Sara Gran
Description: Claire DeWitt, the hard-living and tough-talking private investigator, has always been something of a detective. As a young girl growing up in Brooklyn, Claire and her two best friends, Tracy and Kelly, fell under the spell of the book Detection by legendary French detective Jacques Silette. The three solved many cases together and were inseparable - until the day Tracy vanished without a trace. That is still the only case Claire ever failed to solve.
Call Number: FIC Gra
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 3, 2018
Martin Limón
Description: "The Korean Demilitarized Zone, 1970s: A battered corpse is found a few feet north of the line dividing North and South Korea. When 8th Army CID Agents George Sueno and Ernie Bascom are ordered by superiors to pull the body to South Korean side, they have no idea of the international conflict the action will spark. Before war breaks out, they must discover who killed Corporal Noh Jong-bae, a young Korean civilian assigned to the US Army who had few enemies. But the murderer could be from either side of the DMZ, and if it turns out to be North Korea, how can two US military agents interrogate witnesses? What George and Ernie discover gets them pulled off the case, but they continue to look into Corporal Noh's death against orders, fearing they've put the wrong man behind bars"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Lim
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 19, 2018
Elly Griffiths
Description: "In a nail-biting hunt for a missing loved one, DI Edgar Stephens and the magician Max Mephisto discover once again that the line between art, life, and death is all too easily blurred"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Gri
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 3, 2018
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A Notorious Vow
Joanna Shupe
FIC Shu
Mistletoe In Texas
Kari Lynn Dell
FIC Del
A True Cowboy Christmas
Caitlin Crews
FIC Cre
Mostly Sunny
Jamie Pope
FIC Pop
Barbarous
Minerva Spencer
FIC Spe
My One And Only Duke
Grace Burrowes
FIC Bur
Big Bad Cowboy
Carly Bloom
FIC Blo
One In A Million
Lindsey Kelk
FIC Kel
Couldn't Ask For More
Kianna Alexander
FIC Ale
Take A Chance
Shelley Shepard Gray
FIC Gra
Cowboy Honor
Carolyn Brown
FIC Bro
The Christmas Sisters
Sarah Morgan
FIC Mor
Duchess By Design
Maya Rodale
FIC Rod
The Christmas Wishing Tree
Emily March
FIC Mar
Enticed By You
Elle Wright
FIC Wri
The Illegitimate Duke
Sophie Barnes
FIC Bar
For The Duke's Eyes Only
Lenora Bell
FIC Bel
The Proposal
Jasmine Guillory
FIC Gui
Last Night With The Earl
Kelly Bowen
FIC Bow
Wild On My Mind
Laurel Kerr
FIC Ker

Joanna Shupe
Description: With the fate of her disgraced family resting on her shoulders, Lady Christina Barclay has arrived in New York City from London to quickly secure a wealthy husband. But when her parents settle on an intolerable suitor, Christina turns to her reclusive neighbor, a darkly handsome and utterly compelling inventor, for help.
Call Number: FIC Shu
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 26, 2018
Caitlin Crews
Description: "Gray Everett has a heart of gold but that doesn't mean he believes in the magic of Christmas. He's got plenty else to worry about this holiday season, what with keeping his cattle ranch in the family and out of the hands of hungry real-estate investors looking to make a down-and-dirty deal. That, plus being a parent to his motherless daughter, equals a man who will not rest until he achieves his mission. Now, all Gray needs is the help of his lifelong neighbor, who happens to have grown into a lovely, spirited woman. For Abby Douglas, the chance to join forces with Gray is nothing less than a Christmas miracle. Much as the down-to-earth farmer's daughter has tried to deny it, Abby's been in love with stern, smoking-hot Gray her whole life. So when Gray proposes a marriage of convenience as a way to save their land, Abby can't refuse. But how can she convince Gray that sometimes life offers a man a second chance for a reason, and that their growing trust and mutual passion may be leading to true and lasting love?" -- back cover.
Call Number: FIC Cre
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 26, 2018
Minerva Spencer
Description: Hugh Redvers is supposed to be dead. So the appearance of the sun-bronzed giant with the piratical black eye patch is deeply disturbing to Lady Daphne Davenport. And her instant attraction to the notorious privateer is not only wildly inappropriate for a proper widow but potentially disastrous. Because he is also the man Daphne has secretly cheated of title, lands, and fortune. Daphne Redvers' distant, untouchable beauty and eminently touchable body are hard enough to resist. But the prim, almost severe, way she looks at him suggests this might be the one woman who can make him forget all the others. His only challenge? Unearthing the enemy who threatens her life. . . and uncovering the secrets in her cool blue eyes.
Call Number: FIC Spe
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 26, 2018
Carly Bloom
Description: After one too many heartbreaks, Travis Blake hung up his cowboy hat and put Big Verde, Texas, behind him. But when he gets the call that his young nephew needs him, he knows he has to return home. His plan is to sell the family ranch and hightail it back to Austin, but there's a small problem: the one person who stands in his way is the one person he can't resist. Maggie is pretty sure she hates Travis Blake. He's irritating, he's destroying her business, and . . . and he's just so frickin' attractive. But when they're forced to work together, Maggie discovers that the Most Annoying Man in the World is more than he seems. He's sweet with his nephew, he helps out in the community, and he makes her heart flutter. Maggie doesn't want to risk everything on a man who wants to leave, but what if she can convince this wayward cowboy to stay?
Call Number: FIC Blo
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 26, 2018
Kianna Alexander
Description: Bryan James's job is on thin ice unless he can secure a contract with a popular design house. He knows his best friend's sister can help -- but her terms are more than he bargained for. Alexis Devers's debut fashion line is a hit. But when Alexis's publicist tells buyers that it landed her a wealthy, gorgeous fiance, Alexis needs to come up with one -- fast. Bryan's offer to strike a deal is perfectly timed. She's more than willing -- on one condition. It's the perfect plan... until feelings start getting in the way. Suddenly, the dangers of mixing business and pleasure become much more real than either of them expected.
Call Number: FIC Ale
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 26, 2018
Carolyn Brown
Description: Patience was never one of her virtues. After her SUV runs off the road in the middle of a Texas blizzard and her cells stops working, Claire Mason is about to snap. Getting back home to Oklahoma with her four-year-old niece is top priority. Levi Jackson has always been a sucker for strays. So he can't help getting involved when he comes across Claire and her little niece shivering in the cold. By offering them a place to stay until her car is fixed, he can make sure the two are taken care of. What starts as something awkward and temporary starts feeling cozier by the minute. And soon Levi is hoping he can convince Claire she has a permanet place in his heart.
Call Number: FIC Bro
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 26, 2018
Maya Rodale
Description: An English duke vows to make an American seamstress his duchess.
Call Number: FIC Rod
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 26, 2018
Elle Wright
Description: "With his father ailing and incapacitated, Parker Wells, Jr. has a bold new vision for the company he now heads. For starters, he wants to heal the rifts his father's ruthless tactics have created in the community--and within his own family. But when Parker is rear-ended by a gorgeous stranger, he finds himself torn between business and pleasure. Crashing her car is not how corporate attorney Kennedi Robinson wanted to announce her return to town, especially since the man she hit is the same one who's trying to rip her aunt's livelihood and land out from under her. Kennedi knows better than to fall for Parker's charms--and she's primed for battle.
Call Number: FIC Wri
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 26, 2018
Lenora Bell
Description: When a priceless relic is stolen from the British Museum, archaeologist India Rochester must team up with Daniel Bonds, the Duke of Ravenwood, the antiquities hunter who broke her heart, to find the artifact and save her career.
Call Number: FIC Bel
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 26, 2018
Kelly Bowen
Description: When Eli Dawes, who was presumed dead, returns to his country estate, he finds his home already occupied by artist Rose Hayward who will stop at nothing to get him to leave.
Call Number: FIC Bow
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 26, 2018
Kari Lynn Dell
Description: Rodeo bullfighter Hank Brookman was headed straight for the top. But after a single misstep resulted in devastating injury, he disappeared under a mountain of regrets. Now he's back, ready to face the loved ones he left behind--starting with the one girl his heart could never forget. When Hank stormed out of Texas, he left Grace McKenna picking up the pieces...and struggling with a secret that changed everything. He may be back looking for redemption, but after everything they've been through, how can she admit what he really walked away from all those years ago? Hank always knew persuading Grace to trust him again would be a tall order. Convincing her they deserve a happily ever after? That may take a Texas-sized Christmas miracle. -- Statement from back cover.
Call Number: FIC Del
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 26, 2018
Jamie Pope
Description: A social worker who was abandoned by her mother sets out to find the truth about her newest charge with the reluctant assistance of a handsome attorney.
Call Number: FIC Pop
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 26, 2018
Grace Burrowes
Description: Falsely imprisoned Quinn Wentworth marries pregnant widow Jane Winston in order to help her, but when he is saved from execution by the discovery that he is the heir to a dukedom, they must live with their marriage of convenience.
Call Number: FIC Bur
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 26, 2018
Lindsey Kelk
Description: Annie Higgins has given up on love: shes too busy trying to get her tiny business off the ground. Infuriated by the advertising agency across the hall making fun of her job, Annie accepts their crazy challenge to make a random stranger Instagram-famous in just thirty days. And even when they choose Dr Samuel Page PhD, historian and hater of social media, as her target, Annie's determined to win the bet whether Sam likes it or not. But getting to know Sam means getting to know more about herself. And before the thirty days are out, Annie has to make a decision about whats really important. Funny, real and heart-meltingly romantic, Annie and Sam's story is My Fair Lady for the social media age and the perfect feel-good read.
Call Number: FIC Kel
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 26, 2018
Shelley Shepard Gray
Description: Kurt Holland moves to Bridgeport to give his younger brother more opportunities, but soon Sam gets in trouble at school. All the stress might be worth it, when he meets Sam's English teacher, Emily.
Call Number: FIC Gra
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 26, 2018
Sarah Morgan
Description: In the snowy Highlands of Scotland, Suzanne McBride is dreaming of the perfect cozy Christmas. Her three adopted daughters are coming home for the holidays and she can't wait to see them. But tensions are running high. Workaholic Hannah knows she can't avoid spending the holidays with her family two years in a row. But it's not the weight of their expectations that's panicking her--it's the life-changing secret she's hiding. Stay-at-home mom Beth is having a personal crisis. All she wants for Christmas is time to decide if she's ready to return to work--seeing everyone was supposed to help her stress levels, not increase them. Posy isn't sure she's living her best life, but with her parents depending on her, making a change seems risky. But not as risky as falling for gorgeous new neighbor Luke. As Suzanne's dreams of the perfect McBride Christmas unravel, she must rely on the magic of the season to bring her daughters together. But will this new togetherness teach the sisters that their close-knit bond is strong enough to withstand anything--including a family Christmas?
Call Number: FIC Mor
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 26, 2018
Emily March
Description: When an adopted boy calls "Santa" for help, the man who answers and plays along finds that the boy's mother is just the woman he's been wishing for.
Call Number: FIC Mar
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 26, 2018
Sophie Barnes
Description: An heiress seeking to do good with her newfound fortune enlists the aid of a physician who was recently named as heir to a dukedom.
Call Number: FIC Bar
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 26, 2018
Jasmine Guillory
Description: "When someone asks you to spend your life with him, it shouldn't come as a surprise--or happen in front of 45,000 people. When freelance writer Nikole Paterson goes to a Dodgers game with her actor boyfriend, his man bun, and his bros, the last thing she expects is a scoreboard proposal. Saying no isn't the hard part--they've only been dating for five months, and he can't even spell her name correctly. The hard part is having to face a stadium full of disappointed fans. At the game with his sister, Carlos Ibarra comes to Nik's rescue and rushes her away from a camera crew. He's even there for her when the video goes viral and Nik's social media blows up--in a bad way. Nik knows that in the wilds of LA, a handsome doctor like Carlos can't be looking for anything serious, so she embarks on an epic rebound with him, filled with food, fun, and fantastic sex. But when their glorified hookups start breaking the rules, one of them has to be smart enough to put on the brakes."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Gui
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 26, 2018
Laurel Kerr
Description: "Love runs wild at the Sagebrush Flats Zoo, where a motley crew of big-hearted animals helps the most unlikely couples find love. When Katie Underwood discovers a litter of newborn cougar cubs, the last person she expects to come to the rescue is her former crush--and high school nemesis--Bowie Wilson ... As a single father and owner of a cash-strapped zoo, Bowie struggles to balance budgets while raising his pre-teen daughter and a host of rascally animals. He considers himself lucky when Katie agrees to lend her talents to a publicity campaign in support of the zoo's animal rehabilitation programs--until he learns just what she's planning"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Ker
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 26, 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
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: Oct 10, 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
No Ashes In The Fire : Coming Of Age Black & Free In America
Darnell L. Moore
306.766 Moo
Unmasked By The Marquess
Cat Sebastian
FIC Seb
Not Here
Hieu Minh Nguyen
811 Ngu
When Katie Met Cassidy
Camille Perri
FIC Per

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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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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.

Addicted
author Zane
FIC Zan
Push
Relentless Aaron
FIC Rel
Animal: The Beginning
K'wan
FIC Kwa
Revenge Of The Mistress
Cydney Rax
FIC Rax
Bitch: The Beginning
Deja King
FIC ordered 110118
Sin Of A Woman [Large Print]
Kimberla Lawson Roby
LP FIC Rob
Conspiracy
De'nesha Diamond
FIC Dia
Snapped
Tracy Brown
FIC Bro
Dirty Tricks
Kiki Swinson, Saundra
FIC Dir
Stiletto Justice
Camryn King
FIC Kin
Games Women Play
Zaire Crown
FIC Cro
The Banks Sisters
Nikki Turner
FIC Tur
Hold U Down
Keisha Ervin
FIC ordered 110118
The Boss
Aya De León
FIC DeL
Hustle Hard
author Saundra
FIC Sau
The Cartel
1985- Ashley, JaQuavis
FIC Ash
Jumped In
William Kowalski
ER FIC Kow
The Coldest Winter Ever
Sister Souljah
FIC Sou
Little Ghetto Girl [Large Print]
Danielle Santiago
LP FIC San
The Dopeman's Wife: Part 1 Of The Dopeman's Trilogy
JaQuavis
FIC ordered 110118
Lust
Victoria Christopher Murray
FIC Mur
The Golden Hustla
Wahida Clark
FIC Cla
Lust & Loyalty: A Chesterton Scandal Novel
Shelly Ellis
FIC Ell
The Hate U Give
Angie Thomas
YA FIC Tho
Luxe
1985- Ashley Antoinette
FIC Ash
The Last Street Novel
Omar Tyree
FIC Tyr
No More Mr. Nice Guy
Carl Weber, Stephanie Covington
FIC Web
The Streets Have No King
author JaQuavis
FIC ordered 110118
Pearl Tongue: A Dallas Diamonds Novel
Tyrone Bentley
FIC Ben
True To The Game [E-book]
Teri Woods
Power Couple
Allison Hobbs
FIC Hob

author Zane
Description: Zoe Reynard's perfect life--marriage to her childhood sweetheart, a thriving business, and three wonderful children--begins to unravel as she begins to lose control, fails to get her husband to open up to her sexually, and embarks on three extramarital affairs.
Call Number: FIC Zan
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 27, 2018
K'wan
Description: Tayshawn is one of the children the world throws away. The neighborhood kids give him the nickname "Animal." When his older brother, the only person in his life who shows him kindness, is taken away, Tayshawn will have to adapt to survive in the jungle.
Call Number: FIC Kwa
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 27, 2018
Deja King
Call Number: FIC ordered 110118
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 7, 2018
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
Zaire Crown
Description: At thirty-seven, Tuesday is eager for a better way of life. That means getting out of the game her gentleman's club has been fronting. Her all-female "business" team has made a fortune using the club to attract, seduce - and rob - wealthy men. But in addition to being squeezed by a corrupt cop, an unfortunate incident has put Tuesday deep in debt to a ruthless gun dealer and is creating dangerous dissent behind-the-scenes.
Call Number: FIC Cro
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 27, 2018
Keisha Ervin
Description: Unique tries to leave a life of robbing men and hustling cars behind for the man she loves.
Call Number: FIC ordered 110118
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 7, 2018
author Saundra
Description: For Isis, Secret, and Penny, the good times just keep getting better. As "managers" of Miami's hottest custom car shop, they're moving vast kilos of product faster than their scammer boss, Kirk, can pimp out rides--and living la vida luxurious. So they've got things under control when Secret and Penny's alcoholic mother shows up needing help. And when Isis' one-time love, Bobbi, begs for another chance--complete with a huge payoff--she's got his loot on lock and temptation at arm's length. But fast money brings ever more lethal problems. Penny falls into a vicious spiral of addiction no amount of cold hard cash can break. As Secret and Isis struggle to save her, a vengeful enemy goes hard after Kirk and the business, putting all three friends in the crosshairs. And as they fight to save what they've built, staying alive means risking unthinkable options--and betrayal no friendship can forgive.
Call Number: FIC Sau
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 27, 2018
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
Danielle Santiago
Call Number: LP FIC San
Format: Large Print
Date Added: Sep 27, 2018
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
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
Tracy Brown
Description: A novel of four friends, their dangerous loves, the fatal betrayal, the unforgiving consequences, and the bittersweet redemption that awaits them.
Call Number: FIC Bro
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 27, 2018
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: Meet the Banks sisters--Simone, Bunny, Tallhya, and Ginger. The four beauties are living under the same roof, but they can't stand each other. Their only common denominator is their loving grandmother, Me-Ma. When she's not at work trying to make ends meet, she's home with her girls, trying to keep them from killing each other. Tragedy strikes when Me-Ma has a fatal heart attack. The sisters are shocked to find that she left the house and all her money to the church. Now the pastor wants them out. To make matters worse, Bunny already owes over a hundred thousand dollars to a very dangerous man. How can four broke women come up with enough money to save the family's home--and save Bunny's life?
Call Number: FIC Tur
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 27, 2018
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
JaQuavis
Description: Nautica was raised by the streets and forced to grow up quick. The allure of the fast life pulled her into a world of scandal, schemes, and hustling. When Nautica comes upon a big scam and her biggest payday ever, she decides to move to the East Coast in search of a new beginning. What she thought was to be a new start turns out to be a nightmare.
Call Number: FIC ordered 110118
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 7, 2018
Wahida Clark
Description: "She's the star sales associate of a profitable Atlanta "advertising" firm, WMM. And no amount of paper can keep her safe from a ruthless FBI agent who's determined to take down the shady company she works for. Now Nina's vicious, greedy boss Rinaldo is defying the feds and endangering everyone to rack up several last scores. Her conniving ex-partner Akil is playing Nina against WMM and the mob to get his hands on the company's multimillion-dollar stash. And sexy undercover cop Rick is proving to be one danger Nina can't figure out-or get enough of"--Amazon.com.
Call Number: FIC Cla
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 27, 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
Omar Tyree
Call Number: FIC Tyr
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 27, 2018
author JaQuavis
Description: "A street thriller of kidnapping, murder, trickery, and love that will have you at the edge of your seat. After 7 years of prison, multi-millionaire drug mogul Kane Garrett is back on the streets. But instead of diving back into the drug game, he's teaching a college class, infusing business principles with his signature ruthless edge he developed in the streets. When a student--and heavy heroin dealer--named Basil catches Kane's eye, Kane takes him on as a and together, they build the biggest, smartest drug trafficking business the state has ever seen. But when Basil meets Moriah, Kane's only daughter, lines get crossed and their dominant business union becomes a deadly rivalry. Welcome to a world where the kings meet their end and no one stays at the top for long. The crown always lies heavy on he who commands the streets--and Kane and Basil will fight to claim their rule, before power is toppled again, in The Streets Have No King by New York Times bestselling author JaQuavis Coleman"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC ordered 110118
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 7, 2018
Teri Woods
Description: Gena, a street-smart Philadelphian, finds her life turned upside down by a whirlwind romance with Quadir, a wealthy man who can give her whatever she wants but whose connections with a powerful drug cartel could threaten both their lives.
Format: eBook
Date Added: Sep 27, 2018
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