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Twist of Faith
by Ellen J. Green

Language

English

Pages

329

Publication Date

February 01, 2018

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<p><b>When family secrets are unearthed, a woman’s past can become a dangerous place to hide…</b></p><p>After the death of her adoptive mother, Ava Saunders comes upon a peculiar photograph, sealed and hidden away in a crawl space. The photo shows a shuttered, ramshackle house on top of a steep hill. On the back, a puzzling inscription: <i>Destiny calls us.</i></p><p>Ava is certain that it’s a clue to her elusive past. Twenty-three years ago, she’d been found wrapped in a yellow blanket in the narthex of the Holy Saviour Catholic Church—and rescued—or so she’d been told. Her mother claimed there was no more to the story, so the questions of her abandonment were left unanswered. For Ava, now is the time to find the roots of her mother’s lies. It begins with the house itself—once the scene of a brutal double murder.</p><p>When Ava enlists the help of the two people closest to her, a police detective and her best friend, she fears that investigating her past could be a fatal mistake. Someone is following them there. And what’s been buried in Ava’s nightmares isn’t just a crime. It’s a holy conspiracy.</p>
City of Endless Night (Agent Pendergast series)
by , Lincoln Child

Language

English

Pages

480

Publication Date

January 16, 2018

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<div></div> <div> <div><b>"A consistently exciting and never predictable series."-</b><b>-Associated Press</b></div> <div><br /></div> <div>When Grace Ozmian, the beautiful and reckless daughter of a wealthy tech billionaire, first goes missing, the NYPD assumes she has simply sped off on another wild adventure. Until the young woman's body is discovered in an abandoned warehouse in Queens, the head nowhere to be found.</div> <div><br /></div> <div>Lieutenant CDS Vincent D'Agosta quickly takes the lead. He knows his investigation will attract fierce scrutiny, so D'Agosta is delighted when FBI Special Agent A.X.L. Pendergast shows up at the crime scene assigned to the case. "I feel rather like Brer Rabbit being thrown into the briar patch," Pendergast tells D'Agosta, "because I have found you here, in charge. Just like when we first met, back at the Museum of Natural History."</div> <div><br /></div> <div>But neither Pendergast nor D'Agosta are prepared for what lies ahead. A diabolical presence is haunting the greater metropolitan area, and Grace Ozmian was only the first of many victims to be murdered . . . and decapitated. Worse still, there's something unique to the city itself that has attracted the evil eye of the killer.</div> <div><br /></div> <div>As mass hysteria sets in, Pendergast and D'Agosta find themselves in the crosshairs of an opponent who has threatened the very lifeblood of the city. It'll take all of Pendergast's skill to unmask this most dangerous foe-let alone survive to tell the tale.</div></div> <div><br /></div>
The Stuff Series Collection (The Stuff Series, Books 1-7)
by Don Bruns

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English

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Publication Date

February 09, 2016

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<p>For those who love humor as well as fast-paced mysteries,  the “Stuff” series seven book collection has it all.  Combining the stumbling shenanigans of James Lessor and Skip More, two twenty-something ne’er-do-wells trying to succeed as crime solvers produces laugh-out-loud moments while delivering a great mystery.  For any fans of “the Hardy Boys” these books are a must read to witness them “all grown up”.</p>
Tips for Living
by Renee Shafransky

Language

English

Pages

328

Publication Date

February 01, 2018

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<p>On the day Nora discovered that her husband, Hugh, had gotten another woman pregnant, she made a vow: <i>I will come back to life no matter how long it takes…</i></p><p>It’s taken Nora three years. With the help of her best friend, she fled New York City for a small resort town, snagged a job as the advice columnist for the local paper, and is cautiously letting a new man into her life. But when Hugh and his perfect new family move into a house nearby, Nora backslides. Coping with jealousy, humiliation, and resentment again is as hard as she feared. It’s harder still when Hugh and his wife are shot to death in their home.</p><p>If only Nora could account for the night of the murders. Unfortunately, her memories have gone as dark as her fantasies of revenge. But Nora’s not the only one with a reason to kill—and as prime suspect in the crime, she’d better be able to prove it.</p>
Origin: A Novel
by Dan Brown

Language

English

Pages

482

Publication Date

October 03, 2017

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<b>The #1 <i>New York Times</i> Bestseller from the author of The Da Vinci Code</b><br /> <br /> <b><i>Bilbao, Spain</i></b><br />  <br /> Robert Langdon, Harvard professor of symbology and religious iconology, arrives at the ultramodern Guggenheim Museum Bilbao to attend a major announcement—the unveiling of a discovery that “will change the face of science forever.” The evening’s host is Edmond Kirsch, a forty-year-old billionaire and futurist whose dazzling high-tech inventions and audacious predictions have made him a renowned global figure. Kirsch, who was one of Langdon’s first students at Harvard two decades earlier, is about to reveal an astonishing breakthrough . . . one that will answer two of the fundamental questions of human existence.<br />     As the event begins, Langdon and several hundred guests find themselves captivated by an utterly original presentation, which Langdon realizes will be far more controversial than he ever imagined. But the meticulously orchestrated evening suddenly erupts into chaos, and Kirsch’s precious discovery teeters on the brink of being lost forever. Reeling and facing an imminent threat, Langdon is forced into a desperate bid to escape Bilbao. With him is Ambra Vidal, the elegant museum director who worked with Kirsch to stage the provocative event. Together they flee to Barcelona on a perilous quest to locate a cryptic password that will unlock Kirsch’s secret.<br />     Navigating the dark corridors of hidden history and extreme religion, Langdon and Vidal must evade a tormented enemy whose all-knowing power seems to emanate from Spain’s Royal Palace itself . . . and who will stop at nothing to silence Edmond Kirsch. On a trail marked by modern art and enigmatic symbols, Langdon and Vidal uncover clues that ultimately bring them face-to-face with Kirsch’s shocking discovery . . . and the breathtaking truth that has long eluded us.<br />  <br /><i>Origin</i> is stunningly inventive—Dan Brown's most brilliant and entertaining novel to date.
The Woman in the Window: A Novel
by A. J. Finn

Language

English

Pages

453

Publication Date

January 02, 2018

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<p>“Astounding. Thrilling. Amazing.” <strong>—Gillian Flynn</strong></p><p>“Unputdownable.” <strong>—Stephen King</strong></p><p>“A dark, twisty confection.” —<strong>Ruth Ware</strong></p><p>“Absolutely gripping.” —<strong>Louise Penny</strong></p><p></p><p>For readers of Gillian Flynn and Tana French comes one of the decade’s most anticipated debuts, to be published in thirty-six languages around the world and already in development as a major film from Fox: a twisty, powerful Hitchcockian thriller about an agoraphobic woman who believes she witnessed a crime in a neighboring house.</p><p><em><strong>It isn’t paranoia if it’s really happening . . . </strong></em></p><p>Anna Fox lives alone—a recluse in her New York City home, unable to venture outside. She spends her day drinking wine (maybe too much), watching old movies, recalling happier times . . . and spying on her neighbors.</p><p>Then the Russells move into the house across the way: a father, a mother, their teenage son. The perfect family. But when Anna, gazing out her window one night, sees something she shouldn’t, her world begins to crumble—and its shocking secrets are laid bare.</p><p>What is real? What is imagined? Who is in danger? Who is in control? In this diabolically gripping thriller, no one—and nothing—is what it seems.</p><p><strong>Twisty and powerful, ingenious and moving, <em>The Woman in the Window</em> is a smart, sophisticated novel of psychological suspense that recalls the best of Hitchcock.</strong></p>   
Blood on the Moon (The Federal Witch Book 7)
by T S Paul

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English

Pages

240

Publication Date

January 19, 2018

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Working short is never good!<br /><br />The Magical Division team is back in business but two Agents short. Anastasia is still in the Vampire Nation and Bill is in the hospital. A suspect rogue Werewolf is loose in Tennessee and the team is ordered to capture or kill it.<br /><br />The only problem is that it may be hiding out in Jackson and the last time Agatha was there she almost burned the place down! Can they catch the killer before it kills again, or will they be killed by the Moon Pack of Jackson?<br /><br />Life is always interesting around the Federal Witch!<br /><br /><b>Books in The Federal Witch Series</b><div><br />0. Born a Witch Drafted by the FBI!<br />1. Conjuring Quantico<br />2. Magical Probi<br />3. Special Agent in Charge<br />4. Witness Enchantment<br />5. Night of the Unicorn<br />6. Invisible Elder<br />7. Blood on the Moon</div>
Year One: Chronicles of the One, Book 1
by Nora Roberts

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English

Pages

419

Publication Date

December 05, 2017

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<p><b>#1 <i>NEW YORK TIMES </i>BESTSELLER </b><br /><b></b><b></b><br /><b>A stunning new novel from the #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author Nora Roberts—<i>Year One</i> is an epic of hope and horror, chaos and magick, and a journey that will unite a desperate group of people to fight the battle of their lives…</b><br /><b></b><br />It began on New Year’s Eve.</p><p>The sickness came on suddenly, and spread quickly. The fear spread even faster. Within weeks, everything people counted on began to fail them. The electrical grid sputtered; law and government collapsed—and more than half of the world’s population was decimated.</p><p>Where there had been order, there was now chaos. And as the power of science and technology receded, magick rose up in its place. Some of it is good, like the witchcraft worked by Lana Bingham, practicing in the loft apartment she shares with her lover, Max. Some of it is unimaginably evil, and it can lurk anywhere, around a corner, in fetid tunnels beneath the river—or in the ones you know and love the most. </p><p>As word spreads that neither the immune nor the gifted are safe from the authorities who patrol the ravaged streets, and with nothing left to count on but each other, Lana and Max make their way out of a wrecked New York City. At the same time, other travelers are heading west too, into a new frontier. Chuck, a tech genius trying to hack his way through a world gone offline. Arlys, a journalist who has lost her audience but uses pen and paper to record the truth. Fred, her young colleague, possessed of burgeoning abilities and an optimism that seems out of place in this bleak landscape. And Rachel and Jonah, a resourceful doctor and a paramedic who fend off despair with their determination to keep a young mother and three infants in their care alive.</p><p>In a world of survivors where every stranger encountered could be either a savage or a savior, none of them knows exactly where they are heading, or why. But a purpose awaits them that will shape their lives and the lives of all those who remain.</p><p>The end has come. The beginning comes next.</p>
The Midnight Line: A Jack Reacher Novel
by Lee Child

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English

Pages

385

Publication Date

November 07, 2017

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<b>#1 <i>NEW YORK TIMES</i> BESTSELLER •  Lee Child returns with a gripping new powerhouse thriller featuring Jack Reacher, “one of this century’s most original, tantalizing pop-fiction heroes” (<i>The Washington Post</i>).</b><br /><br /> Reacher takes a stroll through a small Wisconsin town and sees a class ring in a pawn shop window: West Point 2005. A tough year to graduate: Iraq, then Afghanistan. The ring is tiny, for a woman, and it has her initials engraved on the inside. Reacher wonders what unlucky circumstance made her give up something she earned over four hard years. He decides to find out. And find the woman. And return her ring. Why not?<br /><br /> So begins a harrowing journey that takes Reacher through the upper Midwest, from a lowlife bar on the sad side of small town to a dirt-blown crossroads in the middle of nowhere, encountering bikers, cops, crooks, muscle, and a missing persons PI who wears a suit and a tie in the Wyoming wilderness.<br /><br /> The deeper Reacher digs, and the more he learns, the more dangerous the terrain becomes. Turns out the ring was just a small link in a far darker chain. Powerful forces are guarding a vast criminal enterprise. Some lines should never be crossed. But then, neither should Reacher.<br /><br /><b>Praise for <i>The Midnight Line</i><br /></b> <br />“Puts Reacher just where we want him.”<b>—<i>The</i> <i>New York Times Book Review</i></b><br /><br />“A gem.”<b>—<i>Chicago Tribune</i></b><br /> <br />“A timely, suspenseful, morally complex thriller, one of the best I’ve read this year . . . Child weaves in a passionately told history of opioids in American life. . . . Child’s outrage over it is only just barely contained.”<b>—<i>The Philadelphia Inquirer</i></b><br />  <br /> “A perfect example of Lee Child’s talent . . . Lee Child is the master of plotting. . . . This is Child’s most emotional book to date. . . . This is not just a good story; it is a story with a purpose and a message.”<b>—<i>Huffington Post</i></b><br />  <br />“I just read the new Jack Reacher novel by Lee Child. . . . It is as good as they always are. I read every single one.”<b><i>—</i>Malcolm Gladwell</b>
Robicheaux: A Novel
by James Lee Burke

Language

English

Pages

465

Publication Date

January 02, 2018

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<b><i>New York Times</i> Bestseller</b><BR> <BR> James Lee Burke’s most beloved character, Dave Robicheaux, returns in this gritty, atmospheric mystery set in the towns and backwoods of Louisiana.<BR><BR>DAVE ROBICHEAUX IS A HAUNTED MAN.<BR> <BR>Between his recurrent nightmares about Vietnam, his battle with alcoholism, and the sudden loss of his beloved wife, Molly, his thoughts drift from one irreconcilable memory to the next. Images of ghosts at Spanish Lake live on the edge of his vision.<BR> <BR>During a murder investigation, Dave Robicheaux discovers he may have committed the homicide he’s investigating, one which involved the death of the man who took the life of Dave’s beloved wife. As he works to clear his name and make sense of the murder, Robicheaux encounters a cast of characters and a resurgence of dark social forces that threaten to destroy all of those whom he loves. What emerges is not only a propulsive and thrilling novel, but a harrowing study of America: this nation’s abiding conflict between a sense of past grandeur and a legacy of shame, its easy seduction by demagogues and wealth, and its predilection for violence and revenge. James Lee Burke has returned with one of America’s favorite characters, in his most searing, most prescient novel to date.

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