Speaking of faith Tippett, Krista.
Krista Tippett talks about her journey from politics back to religion - and a life of conversation. Includes excerpts from radio program.
The red room Pearson, Ridley.
John Knox is an expert at surveillance and delicate, international dealings. He is pressured into accepting a job as an art broker in the mysterious Istanbul, a melting pot of spies, terrorists, and conflicting interests. Teamed with smart and fearless Grace Chu, Knox must navigate a murky operation, the only goal of which is to spend five minutes in the proximity of a man they've never met. Why? What can it possibly matter? Why are so many others bound and determined to see it never happens?
The psychology of winning Waitley, Denis.
Denis Waitley, a leading theorist on human potential, reveals an expert training regimen that will allow listeners to act with confidence, set and achieve realistic goals, and transform desire into motivation. Using proven physiological techniques, Waitley's program promises long-lasting, satisfying results.
Power play Coulter, Catherine.
Natalie Black, the U.S. ambassador to the Court of St. James, has returned to Washington, her job in jeopardy. Her fiance, George McCallum, has died in a car accident, and mysterious rumors that she's responsible begin to surface. When she returns to the U.S., she's nearly killed when a car tries to mow her down while she's out for a run. Meanwhile, someone is following Sherlock. Then someone tries to shoot her from the back of a motorcycle, but the assailant gets away. This is not good news.
Giving in Banks, Maya.
Kylie sees the way Jensen looks at her. That rough edge of dominance she knows he possesses. But that is the one thing that frightens her above all else. She and her brother barely survived a childhood full of violence and abuse. All Jensen wants is the opportunity to show her that dominance doesn't equal pain, bondage, or discipline. That emotional surrender is the most powerful of all, and that to submit fully to him will fulfill the aching void in her heart in a way nothing else ever will.
The long way home Penny, Louise.
Happily retired in the village of Three Pines, Armand Gamache, former Chief Inspector, has found a peace he'd only imagined possible. While Gamache doesn't talk about his wounds and his balm, his neighbor Clara Morrow tells him about hers. Peter, her artist husband, has failed to come home. She wants Gamache's help to find him. Having finally found sanctuary, Gamache feels a near revulsion at the thought of leaving Three Pines, but then he helps her.
After the ecstasy, the laundry Kornfield, Jack.
Jack Kornfield brings into focus the truth about satori, the awakened state of consciousness, and enlightenment practices today. He cuts through the confusion about what enlightenment really is, who it comes to, and how it continues to inform and guide spiritual lives.
Admiral hornblower in the west indies Forester, C. S..
Napoleon is finally defeated, but the world, far from falling into an easy rhythm of peace, seethes. France's empire is ripe for plucking, her citizens for revanche. Out of retirement and into this maelstrom comes Hornblower, assigned military and diplomatic chores for which only he is suited. Where Hornblower sails, the law prevails, and in this voyage with the Admiral, he has never been more engaging or in greater command.
Wayfaring stranger Burke, James Lee.
A sprawling thriller drenched with atmosphere and intrigue that takes a young boy from a chance encounter with Bonnie and Clyde to the trenches of World War II and the oil fields along the Texas-Louisiana coast.
Sight unseen Johansen, Iris.
A deadly multi-vehicle pile-up on San Diego's historic Cabrillo bridge is thought of as a horrific accident, until Kendra Michaels arrives on the scene and perceives it as something much more sinister. Blind for decades and now sighted, Kendra's unusual skill for observation is highly sought after by both the FBI and CIA. Now her amazing conclusions open up a multi-jurisdictional investigation that once again teams her with the FBI and federal agent Adam Kyle.
The miniaturist Burton, Jessie.
On a brisk autumn day in 1686, eighteen-year-old Nella Oortman arrives in Amsterdam to begin a new life as the wife of illustrious merchant trader Johannes Brandt. But her new home, while splendorous, is not welcoming. Johannes is kind yet distant, always locked in his study or at his warehouse office, leaving Nella alone with his sister, the sharp-tongued and forbidding Marin. But Nella's world changes when Johannes presents her with an extraordinary wedding gift.
The secret place French, Tana.
The photo on the card shows a boy who was found murdered, a year ago, on the grounds of a girls' boarding school in Dublin. The caption says: I KNOW WHO KILLED HIM. Detective Stephen Moran receives this photo from sixteen-year-old Holly Mackey. 'The Secret Place,' a board where the girls at the school can pin up their secrets anonymously, but was used to reignite the stalled investigation into the murder. Stephen joins forces with Detective Antoinette Conway to find out who and why.
Lisette's list Vreeland, Susan.
In 1937, young Lisette Roux and her husband, Andre, move from Paris to a village in Provence to care for Andre's grandfather Pascal. Lisette regrets having to give up her dream of becoming a gallery apprentice and longs for the comforts and sophistication of Paris.
Leaving time Picoult, Jodi.
For more than a decade, Jenna Metcalf has searched for her mother, Alice, who mysteriously disappeared after a tragic accident. Desperate to find the truth, Jenna enlists two unlikely allies in her quest. Serenity Jones is a psychic who rose to fame finding missing persons. Virgil Stanhope is a jaded private detective who originally investigated Alice's case. As they work together to uncover the truth, they realize that in asking hard questions, they'll have to face even harder answers.
Heroes are my weakness Phillips, Susan Elizabeth.
He knows a dozen ways to kill with his bare hands. She knows a dozen ways to kill with laughs. But she's not laughing now. When she was a teenager, he terrified her. Now they're trapped together on a snowy island off the coast of Maine. Is he the villain she remembers or has he changed? Her head says no. Her heart says yes.
Last to know Adler, Elizabeth.
A killer targets a peaceful lakeside community, and one family is changed forever by secrets and lies.
Have a nice guilt trip Scottoline, Lisa.
No one does love and guilt like mothers and daughters, especially when they're Italian. Get ready for some wit, wisdom, and warmth from this new collection by the bestselling duo.
Born of fury Kenyon, Sherrilyn.
Hauk, one of the fiercest Andarion warriors ever born. Sumi is the best assassin the League has ever trained. When she is assigned Hauk as her target, Sumi is sure of her quick and easy success. However, things are never that easy and Hauk is far more skilled than the League thought. But she has her own enemies hunting her down and suddenly Sumi's only chance for survival is to place her trust in the man she was sent to kill but is he just playing a game that could send Sumi to her grave?
We are called to rise McBride, Laura.
An immigrant boy, a middle-aged housewife, a social worker in Las Vegas, a wounded soldier. By the time we realize how these voices will connect, the impossible and perhaps the unbearable has already happened. It is a boomtown tale, in which the lives of people from different backgrounds and experiences collide in a stunning coincidence. When presented the opportunity to sink into despair, these characters rise. Through acts of remarkable charity and bravery, they rescue themselves.
Son of the morning Howard, Linda.
A scholar specializing in ancient manuscripts, Grace St. John never imagined that a cache of old documents she discovered was the missing link to a lost Celtic treasure. But as soon as she deciphers the legend of the Knights of the Templar, long fabled to hold the key to unlimited power, Grace becomes the target of a ruthless killer bent on abusing the coveted force.
Discovering your soul signature Desai, Panache.
An invitation to change the energy that surrounds you, find the harmony that comes with self-acceptance, and, in the process, discover your life's purpose and the boundless possibilities that await you.
Brave new world Huxley, Aldous.
Written in 1931, Aldous Huxley presents an insightful and arguably clairvoyant narrative about the future of society. Set primarily in London in 2540, Bernard Marx undergoes an existential crisis, tired of this dystopic world state where everyone consumes drugs for depression, babies are born in laboratories, and everyone's happiness is controlled and confined.
Take Me Home.
The Prodigal Son A Reverend Curtis Black Novel.
"The new book in the bestselling Reverend Curtis Black series! After dropping out of Harvard to be with his girlfriend Racquel and their new baby, Matthew Black discovers that fatherhood isn't what he expected. His relationship with Racquel has become strained, and while he wants to be a good husband, he soon finds himself attracted to another woman. Meanwhile, Curtis and Charlotte are having their own problems. Curtis's long-lost-son Dillon has settled into their household and Charlotte feels he's trying to take Matthew's place in Curtis's heart. She is determined to get Dillon out of the house, but doing so won't be as easy as she thinks. Dillon quickly figures out what Charlotte is up to and launches his own plan to turn Curtis against her"--
The girls of August Siddons, Anne Rivers.
Every August, four women would gather together to spend a week at the beach, renting a new house each year. The ritual began when they were in their twenties and their husbands were in medical school, and became a mainstay of every summer thereafter. Their only criteria was oceanfront and isolation, their only desire to strengthen their far-flung friendships. They called themselves the Girls of August. But when one of the Girls dies tragically, the group slowly drifts apart.
For all time Deveraux, Jude.
The wedding of Alix Madsen and Jared Montgomery is a glorious affair at an elegant little chapel in the woods, followed by dinner and dancing, all while moonlight blankets the festivities in a romantic glow. While most guests are fixed on the happy couple, Jared's cousin Graydon can't look away from a bridesmaid, Toby Wyndam.
Cut and thrust Woods, Stuart.
Stone Barrington has traveled to Los Angeles for the Democratic National Convention and finds that the political scene has been shaken up. First Lady Katherine Rule Lee is running for the party nomination, a loyal senator has died and left her seat vacant, and the Secret Service has received a credible threat toward Kate. It will take all of Stone's discretion and powers of persuasion to help arrange things for a desirable outcome.
Jingo [a Discworld novel] Pratchett, Terry.
"A weathercock has risen from the sea of Discworld, and suddenly you can tell which way the wind is blowing ... And as two armies march, Commander Vimes of Ankh-Morpork City Watch has got just a few hours to deal with a crime so big that there's no law against it. It's called 'war'."--Container.
Middle school save rafe! Patterson, James.
Rafe is learning to become a leader at long last. After a rough summer, Rafe is heading back to the dreaded Hills Village Middle School, the site of the very worst years of his life. He's learned that he's going to be held back a year unless he can prove himself on an outdoor survival excursion. Rafe and the rest of the pack of 'delinquent' trainees are forced to cooperate as they prepare for the final test: a solo excursion in the deep woods. Can Rafe come out of the experience in one piece?
Skink - no surrender Hiaasen, Carl.
Classic Malley - to avoid being shipped off to boarding school, she takes off with some guy she met online. Poor Richard - he knows his cousin's in trouble before she does. Wild Skink - he's a ragged, one-eyed ex-governor of Florida, and enough of a renegade to think he can track Malley down.
Gasp McMann, Lisa.
After narrowly surviving two harrowing tragedies, Jules now fully understands the importance of the visions that she and people around her are experiencing. She's convinced that if the visions passed from her to Sawyer after she saved him, then they must now have passed from Sawyer to one of the people he saved.
Fat boy versus the cheerleaders Herbach, Geoff.
It's geeks versus jocks in an epic battle of the beverages! A brand-new cast of quirky characters pit fat boy Gabe against the high school cheerleading team in a battle over control of the school's soda machine. The war is ON! Never have the stakes been so high. Never has one soda vending machine been so vital. When the high school cheerleading team takes over the machine's funds previously collected by the pep band, Gabe will not stand for it. Something must be done.
Dork diaries 7 Russell, Rachel Renee.
Nikki Maxwell and her friends star in their own reality TV show. Nikki is in the spotlight! A reality TV crew will follow her and her friends for the whole month of March as they record their hit song together. But will the excitement also cause unexpected problems, now that cameras are everywhere Nikki and her friends go?
The Island of Dr. Moreau
Special ops Griffin, W. E. B..
In November 1964, Cuban revolutionary Che Guevara went to the Congo with two hundred men, intent on making it his first step in taking over Africa and South America. He failed, thanks in large part to the efforts of an intrepid band of Green Berets. But who was really trying to kill him, and who was trying to keep him alive?
Red harvest Hammett, Dashiell.
Poisonville is a mining company town owned by Elihu Wilson. But Wilson's control over the town is tenuous at best, as corruption throughout the city has placed the town in the stranglehold of several gangs. When Wilsons' son Donald is murdered, the Continental Detective Agency sends in one of their operatives to get to the bottom of the mystery, but with so many undesirables roaming the city better known as "Poisonville" will it even be possible to narrow down the suspects to just one?
The new countess Weldon, Fay.
Lord Robert and Lady Isobel Dilberne and the entire grand estate, with its hundred rooms, are busy planning for a visit from Edward VII and Queen Alexandra just a few months away. Preparations are elaborate and exhaustive. The royal visit is imperiled, but so are the Dilberne finances once more. His Lordship is under tremendous stress, and the pecking order will soon be upset as everything at Dilberne Court changes.
Kiss and tell Michaels, Fern.
Life comes in stages. The Sisterhood has been content while they enjoy their friends and family. But when a string of anonymous emails arrives at Pinewood, suggesting shady dealings at a local assisted-living facility, Myra and her best friend Annie are more than ready to out-hustle a master con-artist. They'll need to enlist some new and untested allies in order to pull off the plan, all while Myra faces a personal challenge that will rock the Sisterhood to the core.
The miracle of mindfulness Nhat Hanh, Thich.
In this beautiful and lucid guide, Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh offers gentle anecdotes and practical exercises as a means of learning the skills of mindfulness-being awake and fully aware. From washing the dishes to answering the phone to peeling an orange, he reminds us that each moment holds within it an opportunity to work toward greater self-understanding and peacefulness.
In the realm of hungry ghosts Mate, M.D., Gabor.
Dr. Mate presents addiction not as a discrete phenomenon confined to an unfortunate or weak-willed few, but as a continuum that runs throughout (and perhaps underpins) our society, not a medical "condition" distinct from the lives it affects, rather the result of a complex interplay among personal history, emotional, and neurological development, brain chemistry, and the drugs (and behaviors) of addiction.
The heist Silva, Daniel.
Gabriel Allon, art restorer and occasional spy, searches for a stolen masterpiece by Caravaggio.
Harbingers Wilson, F. Paul.
An innocent request triggers a chain of seemingly coincidental events that lead Jack into the darkest days of his life. As has become evident in the series, Jack has been singled out, unwillingly, as the champion of one of the two supernatural forces contending for control of all human life on Earth. Jack is desperate, and the last thing you want to do is make Jack desperate. That's when things begin to blow up and people begin to die.
Dark blood Feehan, Christine.
Zev Hunter was an elite warrior, a dark-blood dealer of death to rogue Lycans who preyed on mankind. He was a loner, never given to personal attachments, and damned fierce at his job. But Zev begins to question his past and his purpose when he awakens in the darkness of the sacred cave of warriors, and is soothed back to consciousness by the sensuously familiar voice of one woman, the woman who has haunted his fantasies for centuries. She was Branislava, member of the Dragonseeker clan.
Edge of eternity Follett, Ken.
The conclusion to Ken Follett's historical series that follows the fortunes of five intertwined families, American, German, Russian, English, and Welsh, through the twentieth century. Now they come to one of the most chaotic eras of all: the enormous social, political, and economic turmoil of the 1960s through the 1990s, from civil rights, assassinations, mass political movements and Vietnam to the Berlin Wall, the Cuban Missile Crisis, presidential impeachment, revolution, and rock and roll.
Danse macabre Hamilton, Laurell K..
Necromancer and federal marshal Anita Blake is pregnant. Confusingly, because her sexual magic powers require multiple partners, there are six possible fathers. As she deals with discovering the paternity of her unborn child, Anita also plays host to a group of North American vampire Masters of the City. Although she doesn't have any detective work to do, Anita is kept plenty busy in this otherworldly tale.
The brotherhood Jenkins, Jerry B..
Boone Drake follows all the rules, as a cop, husband and father. But when everything in his personal life is destroyed, he buries himself in guilt. His faith is rocked when he questions why God would allow this to happen to him. When it appears that it can't get any worse, he's accused of police brutality and suddenly his career is at risk. But while protecting the leader of a Chicago gang, Boone comes to realize that God can change the hardest heart, and forgive the worst of crimes.
Body and mind are one Nhat Hanh, Thich.
In-depth instruction in mindful living with the legendary Zen master and meditation teacher, Thich Nhat Hanh.
The breakthrough Jenkins, Jerry B..
As the youngest bureau chief and head of the Chicago Police Department's Major Case Squad, Boone Drake seems to have it all under control. Only those closest to him know that just a few short years ago, he lost everything that mattered to him in a tragic accident. After years of healing, his life is back on track. He recently married a wonderful woman named Haeley, adopted her son, bought a beautiful home, and rediscovered his faith.
Science fair Barry, Dave.
Every year Hubble Middle School holds a big, competitive science fair. The first prize is $5,000 cash, so hyper-ambitious parents hire coaches who end up doing the work for the kids. One of the coaches, though, is a thug from the country of Kprshtskan, a country with no vowels. He's actually helping the kids to build components that will render all computer chips in the DC area useless, shutting down the federal government.
The last battle Lewis, C. S..
Narnia: where the last king makes a stand and sad farewells turn to joy. Where the adventure begins again. The Unicorn says that humans are brought to Narnia only in time of greatest need, and that time is now. The great Lion Aslan, the heart of Narnia, is missing. An impostor roams the land in his place, enslaving Aslan's loyal creatures and spreading treachery and lies. Only King Tirian and his small band of loyal followers are left to fight the last battle.
After the end Plum, Amy.
World War III has left the world ravaged by nuclear radiation. A lucky few escaped to the Alaskan wilderness. They've survived for the last thirty years by living off the land. When Juneau returns from a hunting trip to discover that everyone in her clan has vanished, she sets off to find them. Leaving the boundaries of their land for the very first time, she learns something horrifying: There never was a war. Cities were never destroyed. The world is intact. Everything was a lie.
The wealth of nations Smith, Adam.
Adam Smith's masterpiece, first published in 1776, is the foundation of modern economic thought and remains the single most important account of the rise of, and the principles behind, modern capitalism.
Devious Jackson, Lisa.
When the body of young novice Sister Camille is found garroted in St. Marguerite's cathedral, Detectives Bentz and Montoya are called in. For Montoya, the brutal crime scene is disturbingly familiar: his aunt, also a nun, was murdered. And the connections don't end there. More nuns are dying, brutally slaughtered by someone who seems to know their darkest secrets.
Their eyes were watching god Hurston, Zora Neale.
Caedmon Audio presents Harlem Renaissance folklorist Zora Neale Hurston's classic 1937 novel, Their Eyes Were Watching God. In this richly detailed and symbolic modernist narrative, Janie Crawford, a 40-something black woman, chronicles her experiences moving about southern Florida, focusing on her failed marriages and ultimate romance with a wild but good younger man.
Lost for words St. Aubyn, Edward.
The judges on the panel of the Elysian Prize for Literature must get through hundreds of submissions to find the best book of the year. Meanwhile, a host of writers are desperate for Elysian attention.
Conversational cantonese chinese Pimsleur, Dr. Paul.
With eight hours of interactive audio-only instruction and practice sessions in real-life spoken dialogue, the Pimsleur Method provides the language-learning program with the highest success rates. Here, listeners will gain quick command of the Cantonese structure without tedious drills.
Wicca for beginners Sabin, Thea.
Embracing both the spiritual and the practical, Wicca for Beginners is a primer on the philosophies, culture, and beliefs behind the religion without losing the mystery that draws many students to want to learn. Detailing practices such as grounding, raising energy, visualization, and meditation, this book offers exercises for core techniques before launching into more complicated rituals and spellwork.
Three sisters Mallery, Susan.
After Andi is jilted at the altar, she makes the decision to buy one of the famed Three Sisters Queen Anne houses on Blackberry Island. When Deanna confronts her husband about a suspected affair, she opens up a Pandora's box of unhappiness. Next door, artist Boston thought she and her college sweetheart would be married forever, but after a tragedy, she's not so sure. Thrown together by fate and geography, and bound by the strongest of friendships, these three women will discover what they're really made of.
This is the water Murphy, Yannick.
Members of the swim team and their parents are preparing for a home meet. From the bleachers, a dark haired man watches a girl. No one notices him. When a girl on the team is murdered at a nearby highway rest stop, the parents suddenly find themselves adrift. With a serial killer too close for comfort, swim-mom Annie and her fellow swim-parents must make choices about where their loyalties lie. Annie discovers what it means to follow your intuition, even if love, as well as lives, could be lost.
Sons of wichita Schulman, Daniel.
Starting with their boyhood, go inside this highly private family and trace the evolution of the four distinct personalities, as well as their corporate, philosophical, social, and political ambitions. Charles and David devised an ambitious strategy to foist their ideological agenda upon the nation, quietly channeling millions of dollars into advocacy groups, while also building a shadow Republican Party, with a donor network capable of raising as much as the Republican National Committee.
Swan point Woods, Sherryl.
Determined to build a new life for her family after her divorce, Adelia Hernandez has bought a home in historic Swan Point. Promoted to manager of Main Street's most fashionable boutique, she feels ready for a fresh start as a single mom. But then, she crosses paths with the sexiest man in Serenity. Gabe Franklin, back in town to make amends for past mistakes, brings passion and laughter into Adelia's life. To their surprise, sometimes a rolling stone is just what it takes to build a family.
Somewhere safe with somebody good Karon, Jan.
After five hectic years of retirement from Lord's Chapel, Father Tim Kavanagh returns with his wife, Cynthia, from a so-called pleasure trip to the land of his Irish ancestors. While glad to be at home in Mitford, something is definitely missing: a pulpit. But when he's offered one, he decides he doesn't want it. Maybe he's lost his passion.
Something new Roberts, Nora.
Two classic stories from Nora Roberts, which include: Impulse, and Lessons Learned.
Rewire O'Connor, Phd, Richard.
Renowned psychotherapist Richard O'Connor, PhD, reveals why our bad habits die so hard. We have two brains, one a thoughtful, conscious, deliberative self, and the other an automatic self that does most of the work without our attention. Using new research and knowledge about how the brain works, the audiobook clears a path to lasting, effective change for behaviors.
Loving rose Laurens, Stephanie.
Miraculously spared from death, Malcolm Sinclair erases the notorious man he once was. Reinventing himself as Thomas Glendower, he strives to make amends for his past, yet he never imagines penance might come via a secretive lady he discovers living in his secluded manor.
The liar's wife Gordon, Mary.
In these novellas of relationships at home and abroad, both historical and contemporary, meet the ferocious Simone Weil during her final days as a transplant to New York City, a vulnerable American grad student who escapes to Italy after her first, compromising love affair, the charming Irish liar of the title novella, who gets more out of life than most of us, and Thomas Mann, opening the heart of a high-school kid in America.
In between Wilhelm, Kate.
Sam and Lori are dead, the result of a car accident. Accident? No. Dead? Not exactly. In life, Sam was a successful playwright, Lori a secretary for Ben Carnahan, a scheming movie producer who wants Sam's new script and whose neglect on a movie set twenty years ago killed Lori's father. Now Sam and Lori are ghosts yet fully aware of their existence. As they work together to find out what happened to them, a plot to murder Ben is revealed. As ghosts, how can they possibly stop this conspiracy?
The house of the four winds Lackey, Mercedes.
The rulers of Swansgaard have twelve daughters and one son. While the prince's future is assured, his twelve sisters must find their own fortunes. Disguising herself as Clarence, Princess Clarice sets sail to the New World. When the crew rebels, she sides with the handsome Dominick who kills the cruel captain. Dominick leads the crew in search of treasure when they encounter the sorceress Shamal, who claims Dominick for her own. But Clarice has fallen for him and won't give up without a fight.
Hillbilly rockstar James, Lorelei.
Liberty Masterson serves as country star Devin's bodyguard and a passionate romance ignites. Living in close quarters causes the chemistry between them to ignite. Although Liberty surrenders to his every whim behind closed doors, she fears the sexy country star doesn't see the real her. Devin can't help but worry when the tour ends that there might not be enough between them to build something that won't fade away.
The hexed Graham, Heather.
Craig Rockwell, known as Rocky, is a new member of the Krewe of Hunters, the FBI's team of paranormal investigators. He never got over finding a friend dead in the woods. Now another body's been found in those same woods, not far from the home of a woman named Devin Lyle. And Devin's been led to a third body, by, a ghost? Even as the danger mounts, Devin and Rocky begin to fall for each other, something the ghosts of Mina and past witches seem to approve of.
Heart of darkness Conrad, Joseph.
The story of the enigmatic Kurtz and his outpost in deepest Congo as told by Marlow is an adventure story that examines the intent and effects of colonization. It remains one of the most controversial and profound writings of world literature.
The fortune hunter Goodwin, Daisy.
England, 1875, Sisi, a beautiful empress, Captain Bay Middleton, a handsome horseman, and Charlotte, a bluestocking heiress, form a passionate love triangle.
Euphoria King, Lily.
A breathtaking novel about three young anthropologists of the '30s caught in a passionate love triangle that threatens their bonds, their careers, and ultimately, their lives.
Fast track Garwood, Julie.
A corrupt congressman, a mother's secrets, and a sizzling romance ignite passion and suspense for Cordelia Kane and Aiden Madison.
Dubliners Joyce, James.
James Joyce, 1882-1941, is one of the world's greatest writers. His first and most accessible fiction was started in in 1904 and completed in 1905. Because it was considered explicit and critical of the church, it was censored in Ireland. Two publishers broke contracts rather than publish it. When, in 1912, Joyce returned to Dublin to buy back his work, a printer destroyed the sheets and broke up the type. It was not published until 1914.
Deserves to die Jackson, Lisa.
As he watches, her body drifts below the water's surface, forever altered. Before he disposes of each victim, he takes a trophy. It's a sign of his power, and a warning. In Grizzly Falls, Montana, Detectives Alvarez and Pescoli are struggling with a new commander and a department in the midst of upheaval. It's the worst possible time for a homicide. A body has been found, missing a finger. Alvarez hopes this means a murderer with a personal grudge, not a madman, until a second body turns up.
Deadly assets Griffin, W. E. B..
Suffering among the country's highest murder rates, the tension between the Philadelphia PD and its Citizens Oversight Committee has long been reaching a boiling point. That turmoil turns from bad to worse shortly after the committee begins targeting police shootings, especially those of twenty-seven-year-old Homicide Sergeant Matt Payne, the Wyatt Earp of the Main Line, and then the committee's combative leader is found shot dead point-blank on the front porch of his run-down Philly row house.
Crave the night Adrian, Lara.
Born and raised to be an emotionless killing machine, Nathan is one of the most lethal Breed vampires in existence. A key member of the Order, an elite group of warriors charged with protecting both mortals and vampires, Nathan executes each mission with flawless precision and a total lack of mercy. Now he must pursue a powerful, hidden enemy. But Nathan's hard discipline and training are no match for the fierce pull he feels toward a young woman he has no right to desire.
Dark skye Cole, Kresley.
As a boy, Thronos, Lord of Skye Hall, loved Lanthe, a mischievous Sorceri girl. But when the two got caught in the middle of their families' war, tragedy struck, leaving them bitter enemies. Though centuries have passed, nothing can cool his seething need for the enchantress who scarred his body, and left an even deeper impression on his soul. With their families locked in conflict and battles raging all around them, will they succumb to the brutal chaos that threatens everything they cherish?
A colder war Cumming, Charles.
MI6's Head of Station in Turkey is killed in a mysterious plane crash. Amelia Levene, chief of the Secret Intelligence Service, wants the incident investigated quickly and quietly. The only man she can trust is Thomas Kell, a disgraced spy searching for redemption. Kell's search for the mole takes him from London, to Greece, and into Eastern Europe. But when Kell is betrayed by those closest to him, the stakes become personal.
Cold case White, Stephen.
The unsolved double murder of two teenage girls who vanished on a crisp autumn night more than decade ago. Their mutilated bodies were found the following spring beneath the melting snow of the Colorado Rockies. Now, at the request of their families, the case is being reopened. Clinical psychologist Alan Gregory has been asked to compile a psychological profile of the two girls. To probe their deepest secrets and uncover the darkest truth. Even if it condemns the innocent as well as the guilty.
Brothers forever Sileo, Tom.
Tom Sileo and Travis's father, former Marine colonel Tom Manion, tell the intimate and personal story of how these Naval Academy roommates defined a generation's sacrifice after 9/11, and how Travis and Brendan's loved ones overcame heartbreak to carry on in their memory. From Travis's incredible heroism on the streets of Fallujah to Brendan's anguished Navy SEAL training in the wake of his friend's death and his own heroism in the mountains of Afghanistan.
Blood games Neill, Chloe.
While Merit didn't choose to become a vampire or Sentinel of Cadogan House, she vowed to fight for her House and it's Master. A killer is stalking Chicago, preying on humans and leaving his victims with magical souvenirs. The CPD hasn't been able to track the assailant, and as the body count rises, the city is running out of options. Vampires and humans aren't on great terms, but murder makes for strange bedfellows. Can Merit find the killer before she becomes a target?
World of trouble Winters, Ben H..
With the doomsday asteroid looming, Detective Hank Palace has found sanctuary in the woods of New England, secure in a well-stocked safe house with other onetime members of the Concord police force. But with time ticking away before the asteroid makes landfall, Hank's safety is only relative, and his only relative, his sister Nico, isn't safe.
Wish list Michaels, Fern.
A brilliant movie career and two adoring husbands aren't enough to erase the memory of Ariel Hart's one true love. Back when she was plain, shy Aggie Bixby, a dark-eyed young man named Felix touched her heart and then vanished from her life. Now she's about to shockingly sell her house and leave Hollywood behind. Making her new home in the quiet town of Chula Vista, she meets Lex Sanders, a wealthy rancher and horse breeder. In him Ariel sees potential for the unwavering love she once knew.
What might have been Dunn, Matthew.
Evan and Sarah shared one incredible night. Then Evan's music, the thing that brought them together, suddenly tore them apart. Since then, Evan's not been able to forget about her, and Sarah can't seem to get over him either. Evan's got one last chance to convince her that the two of them were meant to be. But is one night enough for Sarah to make a decision about the rest of her life, even if it was the best night of her life? How can Evan persuade her that what they had will last?
When the world was young Gaffney, Elizabeth.
Acclaimed author Elizabeth Gaffney's irresistible novel captures postwar Brooklyn through Wally's eyes, opening on V-J day, as she grows up with the rest of America. Reeling from her own unexpected wartime tragedy and navigating an increasingly fraught landscape, Wally is forced to confront painful truths about the world, its sorrows, its prejudices, its conflicts, its limitations. But Wally also finds hope and strength in the unlikeliest places.
What makes us healthy? Myss, Caroline.
Best-selling author and internationally renowned speaker Caroline Myss delivers a thought-provoking live lecture on the current state of our health, exploring the mystical forces that create disease or wellness. She shows us that we must move away from the illusion that the physical world of money, sex, power, and self-esteem has more authority than the inner world of the psyche and soul. That it is, in fact, our ego that blocks our truth and creates imbalances that lead to illness.
The way forward Ryan, Paul.
Challenging conventional thinking, outlining Ryan's political vision for 2014 and beyond, and showing how essential conservatism is for the future of the nation. Beginning with a careful analysis of the 2012 election, including a look at the challenge the GOP had in reaching a majority of voters and the prevalence of identity politics, Ryan examines the state of the Republican party and dissects its challenges going forward.
Unwind! Bracken, Sam.
Valley of outlaws Brand, Max.
Shannon settled into a valley outside of town. During one of his trips to town, he came across a horse, seemingly dying on his feet. Having a way with animals, Shannon restored the horse to good health. When outlaw Terry Shawn races into the valley with the sheriff on his trail, he grabs Shannon's horse to get away. Terry is a kind-hearted man, who, when he hears that the horse he 'borrowed' is back with his original cruel owner, is willing to risk his own freedom to return the horse to Shannon.
An unwilling accomplice Todd, Charles.
Bess Crawford is asked to accompany a wounded soldier to Buckingham Palace, where he's to be decorated by the King. The next morning when Bess goes to collect Wilkins, he has vanished. Both the Army and the nursing service hold Bess negligent, and there will be an inquiry. Then comes word that Wilkins has been spotted, and he's killed a man. If Bess is to save her own reputation, she must find him and uncover the truth. But righting an injustice and saving her honor may just cost Bess her life.
Top secret Griffin, W. E. B..
In the first weeks after World War II, a squeaky-clean new second lieutenant named James D. Cronley Jr. is spotted and recruited for a new enterprise that will eventually be transformed into something called the CIA. One war may have ended, but another one has already begun, against an enemy that is bigger, smarter, and more vicious: the Soviet Union.
To taste the wine Michaels, Fern.
Since she was a young girl, Chelsea Myles has performed with her uncle Cosmo's theater troupe, entertaining rough crowds while Cosmo picks customers' pockets. One night, a robbery goes awry and Chelsea is left holding a fortune, enough to buy her passage to Australia, and the chance of a new life. On board the vessel, Chelsea meets charismatic Quaid Tanner, who's returning to his vineyard in Sydney. Their affair is as brief as it is blissful, for Quaid holds a secret that must keep them apart.
Texas rich Michaels, Fern.
Young Billie Ames naively fell for the exciting pilot Moss Coleman at the Philadelphia Navy Yard during World War II. Within a few months she was pregnant, married, and traveling across the country to Austin to the 250,000-acre spread known as Sunbridge and into the tantalizing world of the Texas rich. In a vast land dominated by the industrious Colemans, Billie fights to maintain control of her life and her marriage.
Think and grow rich - a black choice Kimbro, Dennis.
Author and entrepreneur Dennis Kimbro combines bestselling author Napoleon Hill's law of success with his own vast knowledge of business, contemporary affairs, and the vibrant culture of Black America to teach the secrets to success used by scores of black Americans, including: Spike Lee, Jesse Jackson, Dr. Selma Burke, Oprah Winfrey, and many others. The result is inspiring, practical, clearly written, and totally workable. Use it to unlock the treasure that at last is within reach.
Taking it all Banks, Maya.
Chessy and Tate have been married for several years and at first, their relationship was perfect. But as Tate has become more immersed in his business, Chessy has taken a back seat. Tate loves his wife and providing for her has always been his top priority. But he knows she's unhappy, so he arranges for a night together that he hopes will reignite their fire. But a business call threatens everything. Knowing that he's going to lose her, he readies for the fight of his life to get her back.
Tabula rasa Downie, Ruth.
The medicus Ruso and wife Tilla are back in the borderlands of Britannia, and Ruso's clerk, Candidus, goes missing. When the soldiers ransack the nearby farms looking for Candidus, Tilla's tentative friendship with a local family turns to anger and disappointment. Tensions only increase when Branan, the family's youngest son, also vanishes. As Ruso and Tilla try to solve the mystery of the two disappearances, a scheme emerges, and it becomes imperative that Ruso find Branan before it's too late.
The sweetest summer Donovan, Susan.
A mermaid statue on Bayberry Island could be the cause of heartbreak or everlasting romance for practical-minded police Chief Clancy Flynn and his first love.
Severed souls Goodkind, Terry.
Enter the unique world of Terry Goodkind. A world of high adventure, brilliant storytelling, and unforgettable people. A sweeping novel of Richard Rahl, Kahlan Amnell, and their world.
The sixth extinction Rollins, James.
Commander Gray Pierce and Sigma must unravel a threat that rises out of the distant past, to a time when Antarctica was green and all life on Earth balanced upon the blade of a knife. Following clues from an ancient map rescued from the lost Library of Alexandria, Sigma will discover the truth about an ancient continent, about a new form of death buried under miles of ice. From millennia-old secrets out of the frozen past to mysteries buried deep in the darkest jungles of today.
Secrets of the lighthouse Montefiore, Santa.
Ellen Trawton is running away from it all. She hates her job, she doesn't love the aristocratic man to whom she is engaged, and her relationship with her controlling mother is becoming increasingly strained. So Ellen leaves London, fleeing to her aunt's cottage in Connemara. Cutting ties with London society, Ellen gives in to Ireland's charm and warmth, thinking her future may lie where so much of her past has been hidden.
The scorched earth Karpyshyn, Drew.
The Children of Fire are now grown to adulthood, are in search of the ancient Talismans that can stop the return of Daemron the Slayer, ancient enemy of the Old Gods. But in acquiring Daemron's Ring, they've left in their wake death, destruction, and a queen bent on revenge. For the discovery of the Talismans has unleashed a flood of Chaos magic on the land, and now their strength will be tested and their faith tried as never before.
Romeo and juliet Shakespeare, William.
A retelling of Shakespeare's play about the tragic love story of Romeo and Juliet.
Reaper's gale Erikson, Steven.
All is not well in the Letherii Empire. Rhulad Sengar, the Emperor of a Thousand Deaths, spirals into madness, surrounded by sycophants and agents of his Machiavellian chancellor, while the Letherii secret police conduct a campaign of terror against their own people. The Errant, once a far-seeing god, is suddenly blind to the future. Conspiracies seethe throughout the palace as the empire edges closer to all-out war with the neighboring kingdoms.
The psychopath whisperer Kiehl, Ph. D, Kent A..
A compelling journey into the science and behavior of psychopaths, written by the leading scientist in the field of criminal psychopathy. We know of psychopaths from chilling headlines and stories in the news and movies, from Ted Bundy and John Wayne Gacy, to Hannibal Lecter and Dexter Morgan.
The queen of the tearling Johansen, Erika.
Princess Kelsea sets out on a perilous journey back to her castle home to take her rightful throne. Though she is young, Kelsea is not defenseless: around her neck hangs the Tearling sapphire, a jewel of immense magical power, and with her is the Queen's Guard. Kelsea will need them all to survive the enemies who want to keep her from wearing the crown. Kelsea's quest to save her kingdom has only just begun, a journey of self-discovery and trial by fire will make her a legend. If she survives.
The outsider Delinsky, Barbara.
Living on a tiny island, Summer Van Vorn takes on the role of healer, much as her mother and grandmother did before her, until the arrival of Cameron Divine, a mysterious man of extraordinary ability, intrudes into her peaceful and solitary existence.
One of us O'Dell, Tawni.
Dr. Sheridan Doyle is the go-to shrink for the Philadelphia District Attorney's office. But beneath his cool facade, he's still Danny Doyle, the awkward boy haunted by the tragic death of his sister. Returning to his hometown, Danny finds a dead body at the infamous Lost Creek gallows where a band of miners was executed. Strangely, the body is connected to the wealthy family responsible for the miners' deaths. Danny comes too close to startling truths about his family, his past, and himself.
Olympos Simmons, Dan.
The mighty armies of Greece and Troy met in fierce and glorious combat, scrupulously following the text set forth in Homer's narrative. But that was before 21st-century scholar Thomas Hockenberry stirred the bloody brew, causing Achilles to join forces with his archenemy Hector and turn his wrath on Zeus and the entire pantheon of gods, before the terrible mechanical creatures that catered to the remnants of Earth's human race began massing in the millions, to exterminate rather than serve.
A midsummer night's dream Shakespeare, William.
A retelling of Shakespeare's play about the strange events that take place in a forest inhabited by fairies who magically transform the romantic fate of two young couples.
The magician's land Grossman, Lev.
Quentin Coldwater has been cast out of Fillory, the secret magical land of his childhood dreams. With nothing left to lose he returns to where his story began, the Brakebills Preparatory College of Magic. But he can't hide from his past, and it's not long before it comes looking for him.
Landline Rowell, Rainbow.
A moving and hilarious tale of a marriage on the brink, and one woman's chance to either save it or make sure it never happens.
Ilium Simmons, Dan.
The Trojan War rages at the foot of Olympos Mons on Mars, observed and influenced from on high by Zeus and his immortal family, and 21st-century professor Thomas Hockenberry is there to play a role. On Earth, a small band of humans pursues a lost past and devastating truth, as four sentient machines depart from Jovian space to investigate, perhaps terminate, the potentially catastrophic emissions emanating from a mountaintop miles above the surface of the Red Planet.
Hellhole inferno Herbert, Brian.
The dowager queen decides to go to Hellhole on a diplomatic mission, hoping to keep her power. But after touring Hellhole, Queen Michella is shaken, and begins to realize that she can never have the old Monarchy back. Before the Queen can return to Sonjeera, she's captured by the rogue Xayans and learns the reason for their attack: the orthodox Xayans had developed their minds to the point where they could evolve and, in so doing, trigger another Big Bang, wiping out everything.
Haunted White, Randy Wayne.
A wealthy Palm Beach widow hires Hannah to save a historic, possibly haunted house from being replaced by condos. Hannah sees it as a win-win opportunity: she can stop the condo project while tracking her family history, as the house had a role in a bloody Civil War skirmish involving two of Hannah's own distant relations. But she will learn that some things are more dangerous than ghosts- among them, human obsession.
Don't look back Hurwitz, Gregg.
Eve is on a hiking tour through the jungles in southern Mexico. Eve wanders off to a house with a menacing man in the yard, throwing machetes at a human-shaped target. As she creeps away, she finds a digital camera owned by Teresa Hamilton. From the memory card, Eve discovers Teresa took a photo of that man. Now she is missing and the woodsman is after whoever was snooping. He will do anything to avoid being discovered. Now the tour group is trapped in the jungle with the dangerous predator.
Fatal friends, deadly neighbors Rule, Ann.
California billionaire Jonah Shacknai's eight-year-old son dies falling off a balcony in his mansion. Several days later, Jonah's live-in girlfriend, Rebecca, is found hanging, nude, with her hands tied behind her. A police investigation rules her death a suicide-however, this seems unlikely to everyone who knew her. There are several suspects in this case: Jonah's brother, Adam, who arrived the day after Jonah's son fell. There are Jonah's two ex-wives, the second being Max's mother.
Cold cold heart Hoag, Tami.
Dana was a promising TV reporter until she was kidnapped by a notorious serial killer. A year has passed, but Dana is still scarred by her ordeal. In an attempt to put herself back together, Dana returns to her hometown. But she struggles to recognize family and friends and begins experiencing dark flashbacks. Dana decides to use her investigative skills to piece together her past. Looking at her past, Dana begins to question everything. Is the truth really something too terrible to be believed?
Clam wake: a bed-and-breakfast mystery Daheim, Mary.
With the holidays gone and Hillside Manor almost empty, Judith McMonigle Flynn has a bad case of the blues. A house-sitting stint at her aunt and uncle's retirement home on Whoopee Island with cousin Renie seems like the ideal pick-me-up. But it isn't long before a dead body pops up in their vicinity. Not surprising in an area full of older folks - until they learn it wasn't a bad ticker that did in the victim, but a very sharp knife. Judith reluctantly begins sleuthing.
California Lepucki, Edan.
The world Cal and Frida have always known is gone, and they've left the crumbling city of Los Angeles behind them. They now live in a shack in the wilderness, their days tolerable in the face of hardship and isolation. But their existence is thrown into doubt when Frida finds out she's pregnant. Terrified of the unknown, they set out for the nearest settlement, a guarded and paranoid community. It can offer them security, but Cal and Frida soon realize this community poses dangers of its own.
The rider of the ruby hills L'Amour, Louis.
Wealthy in the goods of experience, yet poor in material possessions, Ross Hardy has placed the demands of others above his own, until now. Partnered only with his trusty steed and two sure-firing guns, Ross will ride solo along the plains and mountains in his journey west.
Liberalism is a mental disorder Savage, Michael.
In his first two books, radio sensation Michael Savage offered a blistering attack on the erosion of America's values. Now, in the third installment of his bold and biting trilogy, he offers provocative yet practical ways to reclaim our social, political, and cultural integrity.
Tom Clancy Support and Defend Greaney, Mark/ Brick, Scott (NRT)
Love Letters : A Rose Harbor Novel Macomber, Debbie
Lucky Us Bloom, Amy/ Packard, Alicyn (NRT)
Her Last Whisper Robards, Karen
The First Family Detail : Secret Service Agents Reveal the Hidden Lives of the Presidents Kessler, Ronald/ Bybee, Michael (NRT)
An Event in Autumn : A Kurt Wallander Mystery Mankell, Henning/ Vance, Simon (NRT)
Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage Murakami, Haruki/ Gabriel, Philip (TRN)/ Locke, Bruce (NRT)
Adultery Coelho, Paulo/ Costa, Margaret Jull (TRN)/ Denaker, Susan (NRT)
A terrible glory Donovan, James.
James Donovan explores Custer's Last Stand at the Battle of Little Big Horn, where he and his 210 men were defeated by almost 2,000 Sioux and Cheyenne Indians in June of 1876. Donovan also examines public reaction to the defeat and the blame that was placed on the deceased Custer.
One plus one Moyes, Jojo.
Suppose your life sucks. A lot. Your husband has done a vanishing act, your teenage stepson is being bullied, and your math whiz daughter has a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that you can't afford to pay for. That's Jess's life in a nutshell-until an unexpected knight in shining armor offers to rescue them. Only Jess's knight turns out to be Geeky Ed, the obnoxious tech millionaire whose vacation home she happens to clean. But Ed has big problems of his own.
One nation Carson, M. D., Ben.
Dr. and Mrs. Carson offer a bold plan to stop the country's slide into fiscal and moral decay. Avoiding the political correctness of politicians and the animosity of Washington lawyers, Dr. Carson calls for respectful discussion and disagreement, with no subjects off limits. Applying the problem-solving skills he honed as a surgeon, he takes on tough issues such as education, health care, family values, race relations, taxes, charity, and the role of faith in public life.
The looming tower Wright, Lawrence.
A sweeping narrative history of the events leading to 9/11, a groundbreaking look at the people and ideas, the terrorist plans, and the Western intelligence failures that culminated in the assault on America. Lawrence Wright's remarkable book is based on five years of research and hundreds of interviews that he conducted in Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Sudan, England, France, Germany, Spain, and the United States.
L.a. noir Buntin, John.
A journalist and case writer presents a social history of Los Angeles, from Prohibition to the Watts riots, focusing on the long-running war between notorious gangster Mickey Cohen, and the man who would become the city's most famous police chief, William H. Parker.
Crown of renewal Moon, Elizabeth.
Disparate threads come together in the concluding volume of this epic fantasy tale, Ancient mages are awakened, ancient evils are defeated, and ancient secrets are revealed. But none of this comes without a high personal cost, as both kingdoms and characters are changed forever in the wake of their trials, and not always for the better.
L.A. requiem Crais, Robert.
A rich cast of characters that are enveloped in an ever-tightening web of conspiracies, secrets, and mortal passions that threatens to destroy their friendship, and leave one, or both, dead.
W.a.r.p. book 2: the hangman's revolution Colfer, Eoin.
Chevie returns to modern-day London after her trip to the Victorian era, and finds the present much changed. Chevie's memories return to her in bits, and as she learns about the WARP program, time machine inventor Professor Charles Smart is killed by police. They come after Chevie, too, and she escapes to the past. She finds Riley and together they resolve to find the mysterious Colonel Clayton Box and prevent him from launching missiles at all of the capitals of Europe.
Redwall - mariel of redwall Jacques, Brian.
Fantasy novelist Brian Jacques presents the chronologically seventh book in his beloved Redwall series. Mariel, a young mousemaid, is washed ashore in Mossflower country. Having no memory of who she is and the battle she fought, will she be able to help when Redwall Abbey is attacked?
Mouseheart Fiedler, Lisa.
Hopper is just an ordinary pet shop mouse before he escapes. Soon he finds himself below the bustling streets of Brooklyn, deep within the transit tunnels, and in Atlantia, a glorious utopian rat civilization. Soon, Hopper is caught in the crosshairs of a colossal battle, one that crosses generations and species. As the clashes rage, Hopper learns terrible, extraordinary secrets. Deadly secrets about Atlantia. Painful secrets about his friends. And one powerful secret about his destiny.
The little prince Saint-Exupery, Antoine De.
A pilot stranded in the desert awakes one morning to see, standing before him, the most extraordinary little fellow. And the pilot realizes that when life's events are too difficult to understand, there is no choice but to succumb to their mysteries. He pulls out pencil and paper, and thus begins this wise and enchanting fable that, in teaching the secret of what is really important in life, has changed forever the world for its readers.
Joshua dread - the nameless hero Bacon, Lee.
Joshua Dread is invited to participate in Gyfted & Talented, a program for kids with superpowers. He hopes the program can help him prepare for battle against the evil Phineas Vex. So he participates. And so do Sophie and Milton, his friends. But Joshua gets more than he bargained for after he learns the program is the first step to being part of an elite superhero team. Can Joshua deal with superhero fame? More importantly, can his supervillain parents handle having a superhero son?
Joshua dread - the dominion key Bacon, Lee.
The summer is coming to an end and Joshua, along with his friends Sophie, Milton, and Miranda, are about to begin seventh grade. But when a trip to the mall turns into an attack by nFinity and a couple of Phineas Vex's goons, it becomes clear that they're no longer safe in Sheepsdale. To ensure their safety, Joshua and his friends must enroll in Alabaster Academy, a school for Gyfted kids.
Joshua dread Bacon, Lee.
Joshua Dread has all the typical problems of a middle schooler: bullies pick on him and people generally do not notice him. But Joshua also has a couple secrets that make adolescence more difficult: his parents are supervillains, and he has superpowers of his own. When someone begins to abduct supervillains, Joshua begins to worry that his parents may be next. He enlists his friends to help him stop the abductor and save his parents before it is too late.
Gregor the overlander Collins, Suzanne.
In the first installment of Suzanne Collins' beloved Underland series, eleven-year-old Gregor accidently takes a tumble down through a vent in his apartment building and discovers a fantastic and bizarre world underneath the streets of New York City, where humans share an uneasy peace with oversized insects and rodents. However, Gregor's discovery of Underland proves to be no accident as he soon learns that he has been chosen to keep the peace between spiders, rats, cockroaches, and humans.
Eldest Paolini, Christopher.
In the second installment of Christopher Paolini's celebrated Inheritance Cycle, Eragon, now a Dragon Rider, finds himself the last hope for the salvation of Alagaesia. He and Saphira begin to train heavily in preparation of freeing the land from the clutches of Galbatorix.
City of heavenly fire Clare, Cassandra.
Darkness has descended on the Shadowhunter world. Chaos and destruction overwhelm the Nephilim as Clary, Jace, Simon, and their friends band together to fight the greatest evil they have ever faced: Cary's own brother. Nothing in the world can defeat Sebastian, but if they journey to the realm of demons, they just might have a chance. Lives will be lost, love sacrificed, and the whole world will change. Who will survive?
Battle for wondla Diterlizzi, Tony.
All hope for a peaceful coexistence between humankind and aliens seems lost. Eva Nine has gone into hiding for fear of luring the wicked Loroc to her companions. However, news of the city Solas being captured by the human leader, Cadmus Pryde, forces Eva into action once again. With help from an unlikely ally, Eva tries to thwart Loroc's ultimate plan for both mankind and the alien life on Orbona.
The care and management of lies : a novel of the Great War Winspear, Jacqueline, 1955- author.
By July 1914, the ties between Kezia Marchant and Thea Brissenden, friends since girlhood, have become strained--by Thea's passionate embrace of women's suffrage and by the imminent marriage of Kezia to Thea's brother, Tom, who runs the family farm. When Kezia and Tom wed just a month before war is declared between Britain and Germany, Thea's gift to Kezia is a book on household management--a veiled criticism of the bride's prosaic life to come. Yet when Tom enlists to fight for his country and Thea is drawn reluctantly onto the battlefield, the farm becomes Kezia's responsibility. Each must find a way to endure the ensuing cataclysm and turmoil. As Tom marches to the front lines, and Kezia battles to keep her ordered life from unraveling, they hide their despair in letters and cards filled with stories woven to bring comfort. Even Tom's fellow soldiers in the trenches enter and find solace in the dream world of Kezia's mouth-watering, albeit imaginary, meals. But will well-intended lies and self-deception be of use when they come face to face with the enemy?
The lost Island : a Gideon Crew novel Preston, Douglas J., author.
Private down under Patterson, James, 1947-, author.
With the best detectives in the business, cutting edge technology, and offices around the globe, there is no investigation company quite like Private. Now, at a glittering launch party overlooking the iconic Opera House, Private Sydney throws open its doors ... Craig Gisto and his newly formed team have barely raised their glasses, however, when a young Asian man, blood-soaked and bullet-ridden, staggers into the party, and what looks like a botched kidnapping turns out to be a whole lot more. Within days the agency's caseload is full. But it is a horrific murder in the wealthy Eastern Suburbs and the desperate search for a motive that stretches the team to the limit. Stacy Friel, friend of the deputy commissioner of NSW Police, isn't the killer's first victim--and as the bodies mount up she's clearly not the last.
Eden in winter Patterson, Richard North, author.
The wind is not a river Payton, Brian.
A gripping tale of survival and an epic love story in which a husband and wife, separated by the only battle of World War II to take place on American soil, fight to reunited in Alaska's beautiful Aleutian Islands.
Last orders Turtledove, Harry.
Hitler's Plan A was to win in a hurry, striking hard and deep into France. There was no Plan B. Now the war grinds on. Countries have been forced into strange alliances. The Nazis fortify thin lines with Hungarian and Romanian troops. England, finding its footing after the suspicious death of Winston Churchill and a coup d'etat, fights back in Europe and on the seas of the North Atlantic. Jews fight on both sides of the war-in secret in German uniform, openly in Spain, France, and Russia.
Demon wars - mortalis part 3 Salvatore, R. A..
The Rosy Plague has swept the land, even Ranger Andacanavar's far-off country of Alpinador has seen its blight, and it may only be a matter of time before the elven Touel'Alfar themselves fall to the deadly disease. Rioting sweeps the cities, instigated by Marcalo De'Unnero's Brothers Repentant, and abetted by Duke Tetrafel's own Allheart Brigade.
Demon wars - mortalis part 1 Salvatore, R. A..
The long struggle is over at last. The demon dactyl is no more, its dark sorceries shattered by the gemstone magic wielded by the woman known as Pony. But victory has not come easily. Many lives were lost, including Pony's lover, the elf-trained ranger Elbryan Wynden. Despite the dactyl's demise, the kingdom still seethes in the same cauldron of plots and machinations. (Part 1 of 3)
Demon wars - mortalis part 2 Salvatore, R. A..
The wheels are in motion to begin the selection process to determine the new Father Abbot for the Abellican Church. Prince Midalis and Bruinhelde travel with the Ranger Andacanavar to seal their blood-brothering by confronting the monstrous Shaggoth. The Rosy Plague tightens its grip across the land, and Marcalo De'Unnero uses the potent mixture of fear and panic it produces to further the agenda of his newly-formed Brothers Repentant.
The daylight war part 2 Brett, Peter V..
Humanity has thirty days to prepare for the next demon attack, but that is not enough time to build a defense. Arlen was born ordinary, but the demon plague shaped him into a powerful weapon. Jardir's strength resides in legendary relics as well as his first wife's magic. Arlen and Jardir, once like brothers, are bitter rivals. As the demons prepare, the only two men capable of defeating them are divided against each other by the deadliest demon of all: that which lurks in the human heart.
The waiting Lagrow, Cathy.
In the summer of 1928, sixteen-year-old Minka was looking forward to a class picnic. It was going to be a day to remember, but not in the way Minka had imagined. She was assaulted by a stranger in the woods. Minka still believed in the stork, she would not know for months that she was pregnant. What happens when a mother must sacrifice to give her baby the life she deserves? Can her memories carry her through decades of turmoil? And in the end, can she trust God for a miracle?
Shades of midnight Adrian, Lara.
Sent from Boston on a mission to investigate the savage attacks and stop the slaughter, vampire warrior Kade has his own reasons for returning to the frigid, forbidding place of his birth. Haunted by a secret shame, Kade soon realizes the stunning truth of the threat he faces, a threat that will jeopardize the fragile bond he has formed with the courageous, determined young woman who arouses his deepest passions and most primal hungers.
Prince charming Garwood, Julie.
To escape becoming a ward of her unscrupulous uncle, Taylor Stapleton will wed Lucas Ross, a rugged American rancher. Taylor also has a secret: a precious legacy she hasn't revealed to Ross. However, as she begins to fall for her handsome new husband, Taylor dares to surrender her heart to an uncertain future.
The lion's lady Garwood, Julie.
Christina Bennett had taken London society by storm. The ravishing beauty guarded the secret of her mysterious past until the night Lyon, Marquis of Lyonwood, stole a searching, sensuous kiss. She dared not surrender to his love, for then, she must also forsake her precious secret, and her promised destiny!
Infernal Wilson, F. Paul.
A mutual tragedy throws Jack together with his brother Tom, a judge from Philadelphia. They've never been close, and Jack, the career criminal, soon finds that he adheres to a higher ethical standard than his brother the judge. Tom convinces Jack to go on wild treasure hunt to get to know each other better. Armed only with a map pointing the way to a desolate wreck off the coast of Bermuda, the brothers come across something much stranger, and much more dangerous than mere treasure.
For the roses Garwood, Julie.
Found when she was an infant in a New York City alley by a gang of urchin boys, including a runaway slave, Mary Rose Clayborne is taken by them to a Montana ranch, where she becomes part of their mismatched and utterly loyal family.
Godless Dobson, Dr. James.
In their previous works Fatherless, and Childless, the authors depicted a time in which present-day trends come to sinister fruition. The eagerly awaited conclusion vividly imagines what happens when God's image on earth is exchanged for the horrors of a 'Godless' world.
The clayborne brides Garwood, Julie.
Collected in one volume, these stories tell of three spirited brothers-once a mismatched gang of street urchins-who learn that love flourishes in the most unexpected places. Headstrong Travis takes a journey that opens his eyes to the splendor of his beloved West-and his heart to Emily. Steady, quiet Douglas will do anything to protect a creature in need-and that includes Isabel. Thoughtful Adam learns a powerful secret from Genevieve-that true freedom only comes when you trust your heart.
Classified Michaels, Fern.
Teresa 'Toots' Amelia Loudenberry is a wealthy woman by anyone's standards. But the riches that mean most to her are the loving friends and family she's accumulated over the course of a life well lived. Toots's friendship with Dr. Phil Becker has grown unexpectedly close, and that brings both joy and complications. It's one thing for a lady to be a little vague about her age, but Toots hasn't been entirely honest with Phil about the number of marriages in her past.
Castles Garwood, Julie.
Orphaned and besieged, Princess Alesandra knew that only a marriage to an Englishman could protect her from the turmoil in her own land. To the amusement of Colin, younger brother of the Marquess, she instantly captivated London society. Colin swept her into a union meant to be a marriage in name alone, yet Alesandra's tender first kiss ignited a wildfire in his soul. As the lovely princess dashed headlong into unforeseen dangers, Colin would follow, knowing he must claim her as his own forever.
Bull by the horns Bair, Sheila.
Sheila Bair, former FDIC chairperson and one of the first people to acknowledge the full risk of subprime loans, offers a unique perspective on the greatest crisis the U.S. has faced since the Great Depression.
Balancing act Michaels, Fern.
All She Can Be Rita Bellamy has had enviable success as an author, but it came at the expense of her marriage. Now she's starting over in a small lakeside cottage, slowly rebuilding her confidence that was shattered. But is the younger man next door a fun, frivolous diversion or something much more?
Abiding in mindfulness vol. 2 Goldstein, Joseph.
Part 2 of a 2 part series, Abiding in Mindfulness Vol. 2 contains advanced teachings for serious Buddhism practitioners. Gives students an extensive look at Satipatthana Sutta - Buddha's "direct path to realization".
Abiding in mindfulness vol. 1 Goldstein, Joseph.
Part 1 of a 2 part series, Abiding in Mindfulness - The Body Volume 1 contains advanced teachings for serious Buddhism practitioners. Gives students an extensive look at Satipatthana Sutta - Buddha's "direct path to realization".