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Note regarding Sex/Profanity/Violence (S/P/V) ratings:  Books with the note "***S/P/V NOT YET DETERMINED***" have not yet been reviewed to determine S/P/V content. The default "heavy" ratings may not accurately reflect the books' actual content. Please contact us for more information.

ENGLISH FICTION

CRACK IN EVERYTHING
Author:   GERST, ANGELA
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: SUSAN CALLISTO    1

LB  07840
  1 volume in 1 container

Trading financial security at a Boston law firm for sandals and jeans
in Waltham, Susan Callisto has reinvented herself as a political
consultant. She loves her new life but is wary when biotech high
roller Charles Renfrow offers her a huge retainer to advise his
political campaign. Why would a scientist stalking the human genome
want to be mayor of a small Massachusetts town? On her way to confront
him, Susan finds the body of his beautiful assistant. When suspicions
settle on yet another of Susan's clients, she elbows her way into the
investigation. Unrated. 2011.

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HEAT OF THE MOON
Author:   PARSHALL, SANDRA
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  07843
  1 volume in 1 container

Young veterinarian Rachel Goddard's world begins to crumble when a
client rushes into the animal hospital with a basset hound struck by
a car during a thunderstorm. The dog owner's terrified tot, drenched
with rain, loses sight of her mother in the flurry of activity and
screams, "Mommy! I want Mommy!" Instantly Rachel is hurled back in
time to a day in her own childhood when her baby sister Michelle
uttered the same cry while thunder crashed and rain poured down on
them. When Rachel seeks answers about this unearthed memory, neither
her sister nor her manipulative mother are willing to help. Unrated.
2006.

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MIXED SIGNALS
Author:   TESH, JANE
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  07842
  1 volume in 1 container

It's Christmas in Parkland, North Carolina, and PI David Randall is
looking forward to his mother's visit to 302 Grace Street, even
though he knows she'll want to talk about his daughter, Lindsery, who
died in a car accident. Then he and his friend Camden find Camden's
friend Jaren Hunter brutally stabbed. Cam has violent flashbacks to
the crime, making him fear he's linked with the killer. Unrated. 2012.

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SHATTERED SILENCE
Author:   DALEY, MARGARET
S/P/V: Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: MEN OF THE TEXAS RANGERS    2

LB  07793
  1 volume in 1 container

Texas Ranger Cody Jackson is paired with local police officer
Liliana Rodriguez as they investigate a serial killer targeting
illegal aliens and try to calm the growing unrest of the Mexican
Americans who live in the area. Violence. 2014.                 .

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STOLEN HEARTS
Author:   TESH, JANE
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: GRACE STREET    1

LB  07841
  1 volume in 1 container

David Randall's family life collapsed when his little daughter Lindsey
died in a car crash. Thrown out by his second wife and wanting to
start his own detective agency, he reluctantly accepts his psychic
friend Camden's invitation to stay in Camden's boarding house in
Parkland, North Carolina. When a client, Melanie Gentry, hires him
to prove her great-grandmother was murdered by her lover, Randall
sets out to find a connection between this and the murder of Alfred
Bennet as well as the murder of a Smithsonian director preparing a new
PBS documentary on early American music. Unrated. 2011.

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TO DWELL IN DARKNESS
Author:   CROMBIE, DEBORAH
S/P/V: Some profanity; Some violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: DUNCAN KINCAID AND GEMMA JAMES   16

LB  07847
  1 volume in 1 container

Superintendent Duncan Kincaid and his new team are called to a deadly
bombing at historic St. Pancras Station. The victim was taking part in
an organized protest, yet the other group members swear the young man
only meant to set off a smoke bomb. Some violence and some strong
language. 2014.

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