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ENGLISH FICTION

ALL DRESSED IN WHITE: AN UNDER SUSPICION NOVEL
Author:   CLARK, MARY HIGGINS
S/P/V: Some violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: UNDER SUSPICION    2

LB  08236
  1 volume in 1 container

Five years ago, Amanda Pierce was excitedly preparing to marry her
college sweetheart in a lavish ceremony at The Grand Victoria Hotel
in Palm Beach. Then, with their guests and families on site, Amanda
disappeared. In present-day New York City, Laurie Moran realizes a
missing bride is the perfect cold case for her investigative
television show Under Suspicion.  Some violence. 2015.

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AWAY IN A MANGER
Author:   BOWEN, RHYS
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: MOLLY MURPHY MYSTERY   15

LB  08238
  1 volume in 1 container

It's Christmastime in 1905 New York City. Molly Murphy Sullivan and
the children are listening to carolers in the street when they
discover a beggar girl and her brother huddled in a doorway. Well-
spoken and clearly used to better things, these are not the usual city
waifs. Who are they? And what's happened to their mother? Unrated.
2015.

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BANQUET OF CONSEQUENCES
Author:   GEORGE, ELIZABETH, 1949-
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Heavy profanity; Some violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: INSPECTOR THOMAS LYNLEY   19

LB  08381
  1 volume in 1 container

As Scotland Yard Inspector Thomas Lynley investigates the London angle
of an ever more darkly disturbing case, his partner, Barbara Havers,
is looking behind the peaceful facade of country life to discover a
twisted world of desire and deceit surrounding a young man's leap from
a Dorset cliff. Strong language, some violence, and some explicit
descriptions of sex. Commercial audiobook. 2015.

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BEST FRIENDS FOREVER
Author:   ROBY, KIMBERLA LAWSON
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  08399
  1 volume in 1 container

Celine and Keith's marriage has been on the rocks, with accusations of
overwork, staying out all night, and not caring. When Celine is
diagnosed with breast cancer, she increasingly relies on her childhood
best friend, Lauren, but the pressures of marriage and health strain
her. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2016.

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BITTER SEASON
Author:   HOAG, TAMI
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: SAM KOVAC AND NIKKI LISKA    5

LB  08239
  1 volume in 1 container

Minneapolis detective Nikki Liska, newly assigned to the cold case
squad, misses the urgency of hunting killers on the loose. Most of
all she misses her old partner, Sam Kovac. Kovac is having a hard time
adjusting to Liska's absence, but is distracted from his troubles by
the brutal double homicide of a university professor and his wife.
Liska's case, the unsolved murder of a sex crimes detective, is less
of a distraction. Meanwhile, Evi Burke has a life she only dreamed of
as a kid in and out of foster homes. But a danger from her past is
stalking her present. As the trails of two crimes a quarter-century
apart cross, Kovac and Liska race to find answers. Unrated. 2016.

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BUFFALO TRAIL: A NOVEL OF THE AMERICAN WEST
Author:   GUINN, JEFF
S/P/V: Some sex; Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: NOVEL OF THE AMERICAN WEST    2

LB  08299
  1 volume in 1 container

Fleeing from his nemesis, Killer Boots, Cash McLendon seeks refuge in
Dodge City with a band of buffalo hunters who head south to the Texas
panhandle into forbidden Indian Territory. Some descriptions of sex,
strong language and violence. 2016.

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CALAMITY JANES
Author:   WOODS, SHERRYL
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: CALAMITY JANES      

LB  08258
  1 volume in 1 container

What would Emma Rogers have done without her oldest friends, the
Calamity Janes? As teenagers in Winding River, Wyoming, they'd
supported her ambitious dreams. A decade later, when Emma went home,
struggling with single motherhood and career pressures as a top
Denver attorney, Cassie, Karen, Gina and Lauren rallied around her.
But why were the Calamity Janes urging her to look with favor on
her sexy nemesis, Ford Hamilton? Unrated. 2015.

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CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE MURDER: A HANNAH SWENSEN MYSTERY #1
Author:   FLUKE, JOANNE, 1943-
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: HANNAH SWENSEN MYSTERY    1

LB  08382
  1 volume in 1 container

Bakery owner Hannah Swensen of Lake Eden, Minnesota, discovers the
body of the local dairy delivery man in her alley. Although her
brother-in-law, Bill Todd, is a deputy sheriff, Hannah does some
sleuthing of her own.  Then another murder occurs. Includes cookie
recipes. 2000.

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CHRISTMAS BELLS
Author:   CHIAVERINI, JENNIFER
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  08379
  1 volume in 1 container

In 1860, the Henry Wadsworth Longfellow family celebrated Christmas at
Craigie House, their home in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The publication
of Longfellow's classic Revolutionary War poem, "Paul Revere's Ride,"
was less than a month hence, and the country's grave political unrest
weighed heavily on his mind. Yet with his beloved wife, Fanny, and
their five adored children at his side, the delights of the season
prevailed. Unrated. 2016.

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DEPRAVED HEART: A SCARPETTA NOVEL
Author:   CORNWELL, PATRICIA DANIELS
S/P/V: Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: DR KAY SCARPETTA   23

LB  08383
  1 volume in 1 container

As Dr. Kay Scarpetta is working a suspicious death scene, she is
texted a video--set in her niece Lucy's FBI dorm room years earlier.
It is supposedly from Lucy, but Kay soon realizes she's being
dangerously toyed with once again by Lucy's former lover Carrie.
Violence and strong language. Bestseller.  2015.

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DOUBLE DOWN
Author:   MICHAELS, FERN
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: MEN OF THE SISTERHOOD    1

LB  08261
  1 volume in 1 container

After years of standing by their women, the Sisterhood's significant
others have also become loyal friends. And now Jack Emery, Nikki's
husband, has enlisted Ted, Joe, Jay, Bert, Dennis, and Abner to form
a top-secret organization known as the BOLO Consultants. Jack has two
missions in mind. The first: offering some behind-the-scenes help to
Nikki's law firm as they take on Andover Pharmaceuticals. Andover's
anti-leukemia drug causes terrible side effects, but a class-action
suit seems doomed to fail. Meanwhile, Virginia's lieutenant governor
has a sideline as a slum landlord, and his impoverished tenants are
suffering. Unrated. 2015.

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DOWNTON TABBY
Author:   ABBEY, SPARKLE
S/P/V: Some violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: PAMPERED PETS    7

LB  08518
  1 volume in 1 container

Caro Lamont, amateur sleuth and well-respected animal therapist to
Laguna Beach's pampered pets, works with tech wizard, Graham Cash,
whose beloved Scottish Fold tabby cat, Toria, has anger management
issues. But when Caro drops by the charming Brit's Tudor-inspired
mansion to return Toria, she finds his business partner dead and Cash
missing. Some violence. 2015.

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DROWNING
Author:   LACKBERG, CAMILLA, 1974-
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: PATRIK HEDSTROM    6

LB  08243
  1 volume in 1 container

While helping a first-time novelist, true-crime writer Erica Falck
discovers he has been receiving sinister notes. Meanwhile, her
husband, detective Patrik Hedstrom, investigates the disappearance of
the novelist's friend. Both investigations soon merge, however. First
published in Swedish. Violence, strong language, and some explicit
descriptions of sex. 2008.

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ENGLISH BRIDE IN SCOTLAND
Author:   SANDS, LYNSAY
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Some profanity;
Reading level: Adult
Series: HIGHLANDER SERIES LYNSAY SANDS    1

LB  08392
  1 volume in 1 container

Twenty-one-year-old novice Annabel is surprised when her mother--whom
she has not seen in fourteen years--retrieves Annabel from the abbey.
But even more shocking is why: Annabel is to take her runaway sister's
place in an arranged marriage to a Scotsman. Some strong language and
some explicit descriptions of sex. 2013.

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FINDERS KEEPERS
Author:   KING, STEPHEN, 1947-
S/P/V: Some sex; Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: BILL HODGES    2

LB  08244
  1 volume in 1 container

The son of a mowed-down job applicant from Mr. Mercedes (DB 79570)
finds a buried trunk with much-needed money and a murdered author's
unfinished manuscripts. When the convict who has waited decades to
read them is released, the boy turns to ex-cop Hodges. Violence,
strong language, and some descriptions of sex. Bestseller. 2015.

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FOREIGN AFFAIRS
Author:   WOODS, STUART
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: STONE BARRINGTON   35

LB  08384
  1 volume in 1 container

From the start, Stone Barrington's mandatory meeting in Europe seems
to be cursed--plagued by suspicious accidents and unfortunate events.
Setting out to learn the true source of his curious misfortune, Stone
finds that what appeared to be bad luck may in fact have been a
warning. Unrated. 2015.

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FRONT RUNNER
Author:   FRANCIS, FELIX
S/P/V: Some sex; Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: JEFFERSON HINKLEY    2

LB  08385
  1 volume in 1 container

In his role as an undercover investigator for the British Horseracing
Authority, Jeff Hinkley is approached by a multi-time champion
jockey to discuss the delicate matter of losing races on purpose.
Little does he know that the call will set off a lethal chain of
events, including the apparent suicide of the jockey and an attempt
on Hinkley's own life. Never one to leave suspicious events alone,
Hinkley begins investigating the jockey and the races he may have
thrown. But there are others out there who intend to prevent his
inquiry from probing further - at any cost. 2015. Some descriptions
of sex, strong language and violence.

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GHOST TO THE RESCUE
Author:   HART, CAROLYN G
S/P/V: Some violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: BAILEY RUTH RAEBURN    6

LB  08386
  1 volume in 1 container

A little girl whose mom's prints were found on a murder weapon wishes
upon a star for help, and she touches the heart of Supervisor Wiggins
in Heaven. So Wiggins dispatches the spunky spirit Bailey Ruth Raeburn
to her hometown of Adelaide, Oklahoma, to help. Commercial audiobook.
Some violence. 2015.

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HIDDEN
Author:   GRAHAM, HEATHER
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: KREWE OF HUNTERS   17

LB  08262
  1 volume in 1 container

In 1870, Nathan Kendall and his wife were murdered in Estes Park,
Colorado. The crime was never solved. Now historian Scarlet Barlow,
reeling after her divorce from FBI agent Diego McCullough, is working
at a small museum attached to a B&B, the same building where that
murder occurred. Diego has just been asked to join the Krewe of
Hunters, a unit dealing with "unusual" situations. When Scarlet
unwittingly takes pictures of people who've been murdered, the police
look at her with suspicion. Then the museum's statues of historic
people begin to talk to her, and she knows it's time to call her
ex-husband. Explicit descriptions of sex, strong language and
violence. 2015.

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HIGHLANDER TAKES A BRIDE
Author:   SANDS, LYNSAY
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  08393
  1 volume in 1 container

Sword fighting, swearing and riding astride come naturally to Saidh
Buchanan. Simpering and holding her tongue - definitely not. Raised
alongside seven boisterous brothers, Saidh has little interest in
saddling herself with a husband, until she glimpses the new Laird
MacDonnell bathing naked in the loch. Unrated. 2016.

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HOST
Author:   COOK, ROBIN, 1940-
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  08380
  1 volume in 1 container

Devastated when her boyfriend's routine surgery leads to brain death,
fourth-year medical student Lynn Peirce is convinced there's more to
the story than what the authorities are claiming. Using all of her
hospital resources to hunt down evidence of medical error, Lynn
uncovers something far more disturbing. Unrated. Commercial audiobook.
2015.

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HUNTING TRIP: A NOVEL OF LOVE AND WAR
Author:   BUTTERWORTH, W.E. (WILLIAM EDMUND)
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  08376
  1 volume in 1 container

When Philip W. Williams III is expelled from boarding school for
committing a prank, it never enters his mind that he will become a
world-class marksman and a special agent of the U.S. Army
Counterintelligence Corps in postwar Germany, play a key role in the
defection of a Soviet officer and then court danger as a courier for
the CIA, marry an Austrian ballet dancer of ferocious mien, become
a renowned bestselling novelist, and meet the love of his life on a
hunting trip to Scotland. Yet all of this, and a great deal more,
awaits him, in a raucous series of adventures across Europe and the
United States. Unrated. 2016.

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IN A DARK, DARK WOOD
Author:   WARE, RUTH
S/P/V: Heavy profanity; Some violence
Reading level: Adult

LB  08245
  1 volume in 1 container

Twenty-six-year-old British crime-fiction writer Leonora Shaw is
shocked to be invited to her long-estranged friend's hen party. Soon
after their arrival at the remote glass house in the woods, it becomes
obvious that someone besides the invitees is on the property. Then
Leonora awakens in the hospital. Strong language and some violence.
2015.

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IRISH DOCTOR IN LOVE AND AT SEA
Author:   TAYLOR, PATRICK, 1941-
S/P/V: Heavy profanity; Some violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: IRISH COUNTRY   11

LB  08377
  1 volume in 1 container

Long before Dr. Fingal Flahertie O'Reilly came to the colourful Irish
village of Ballybucklebo, young Surgeon-lieutenant O'Reilly answered
the call of duty to serve in World War II. Fingal just wants to marry
his beloved Deirdre and live happily ever after. First he must hone
his skills at a British naval hospital before reporting back to the
HMS Warspite, where, as a ship's doctor, he faces danger upon the high
seas. Strong language and some violence. 2015.

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JUSTICE AT REDWILLOW
Author:   NESBITT, JOHN D
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  08396
  1 volume in 1 container

Jim Fontaine wants to get a new start in life by settling on his own
piece of land near the town of Redwillow. He isn't there very long,
though, when a saloon girl named Emma turns up dead and a friend of
his, Charley Drake, gets thrown in jail for the murder. Nora
Winterborne, who is new in town, confides to Fontaine that she is
Emma's sister, but has to keep quiet. After the disappearance of
another woman and a trespasser on his homestead, Fontaine must
follow a trail of twisted stories, old crimes, and new murders to
help bring about justice in Redwillow. Unrated. 2016.

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KEEPER'S REACH
Author:   NEGGERS, CARLA
S/P/V: Some sex; Heavy profanity; Some violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: SHARPE AND DONOVAN NOVEL    5

LB  08263
  1 volume in 1 container

Emma Sharpe and Colin Donovan, two of the FBI's most valuable agents,
are preparing for their next big assignment -- their wedding -- when
Colin's brother Mike alerts them that onetime friends from his
military past are on Sharpe and Donovan home turf on the Maine coast.
Now private security contractors, they want to meet with Mike. One of
them, an FBI agent named Kavanagh, is supposed to be on leave.
Some descriptions of sex, strong language and some violence. 2015.

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MALICE AT THE PALACE
Author:   BOWEN, RHYS
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: ROYAL SPYNESS    9

LB  08388
  1 volume in 1 container

When the king's son George is to wed Princess Marina of Greece, Lady
Georgiana Rannoch's duties at the supposedly haunted Kensington Palace
are simple: help Marina acclimate to English life and dispel any
rumors about George's libertine history. But Georgiana finds a society
beauty with ties to Prince George--and she's dead. Unrated. Commercial
audiobook.    2015.

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MESA GRANDE
Author:   COTTON, RALPH W
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  08309
  1 volume in 1 container

When Arizona Ranger Sam Burrack arrives in Mesa Grande with a few
outlaws in tow, he finds the town in chaos. The sheriff's just been
shot, and the new deputy - supposedly out in search of the gunman -
is acting suspicious. Now it's up to Burrack to sort out who can be
trusted and who needs to be put behind bars. But just as he starts
putting the pieces together, a new kind of threat descends on Mesa
Grande: Scalp hunters ride in with a band of wrathful Apache warriors
hot on their trail. unrated. 2015.

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MURDER SHE WROTE: THE QUEEN'S JEWELS
Author:   BAIN, DONALD, 1935-
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: MURDER SHE WROTE   34

LB  08252
  1 volume in 1 container

Jessica Fletcher has always wanted to take a transatlantic voyage on
the legendary Queen Mary 2. Now, she's finally getting her chance.
But when the investigation of a stolen diamond follows her up the
gangplank, she must try to enjoy the sumptuous seaborne surroundings
while searching for a priceless diamond. 2015.

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NAKED GREED
Author:   WOODS, STUART
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: STONE BARRINGTON   34

LB  08254
  1 volume in 1 container

When Stone Barrington witnesses a tricky situation underway, he jumps
in to lend a hand--a favor that leads to a mutually beneficial
business deal. But in the ruthless corporate world, no good deed goes
unpunished, and Stone soon finds himself the target of a ragtag group
of criminal toughs. Unrated. Commercial audiobook.    2015.

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ONE WINTER'S NIGHT: A REGENCY YULETIDE COLLECTION
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  08266
  1 volume in 1 container

Unexpected developments in their holiday plans bring Christmas magic
into the lives of one newly-wed couple and three couples-to-be in this
Regency anthology headlined by award-winner Joann Ferguson. Unrated.
2015.

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ONLY A KISS
Author:   BALOGH, MARY
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Some profanity;
Reading level: Adult
Series: SURVIVORS CLUB    6

LB  08268
  1 volume in 1 container

Since witnessing the death of her husband during the Napoleonic Wars,
Imogen, Lady Barclay, has secluded herself at Hardford Hall, their
home in Cornwall. The new owner has failed to take up his
inheritance, and Imogen hopes he will never come. Percival Hayes,
Earl of Hadford, decides to pay a visit to his estate and is
shocked to discover that it is not the ruined heap he had expected.
He is equally shocked to find the beautiful widow of his
predecessor's son living there. Soon Imogen awakens in Percy a
passion he has never though himself capable of feeling. But can he
save her from her misery and reawaken her soul? 2015. Explicit
descriptions of sex and some strong language.

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ORCHARD AT THE EDGE OF TOWN
Author:   MCCOY, SHIRLEE
S/P/V: Some profanity;
Reading level: Adult

LB  08269
  1 volume in 1 container

Apricot Sunshine Devereux-Miller needs to stay lost. Her eccentric
aunt's home in Apple Valley is the perfect place to forget her
cheating ex-fiancé and get her life under control. And it couldn't
hurt to fix up the house and turn its neglected orchard into a
thriving business. Plus, if Apricot can keep deputy sheriff Simon
Baylor's lively young daughters out of mischief, maybe she can
ignore that he's downright irresistible. Simon isn't looking to have
his heart broken again, but lately he's thinking way too much about
Apricot. Some strong language. 2015.

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PROMISES KEPT
Author:   DUNN, SCARLETT
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  08273
  1 volume in 1 container

Victoria Eastman grew up in a Texas saloon--an experience that made
her tough, resourceful, and determined to forge a new life. So she
places an ad in a gentleman's newspaper and soon finds herself a
suitable arrangement on a farm in Promise, Wyoming. Only problem is
that her would-be husband turns up dead the day she arrives. Rancher
Colt McBride is known for his true grit and business smarts. Unrated.
2015.

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SCALPERS
Author:   COTTON, RALPH W
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  08321
  1 volume in 1 container

Arizona Territory Ranger Sam Burrack rides the border badlands to
Iron Point hoping to capture escaped prisoner Ozzie Cord, a
mercenary who killed a sheriff back in Mesa Grande. But as Sam nears
his prey, the trail of scalped bodies makes it clear that someone
else has a vendetta. By all appearances, Turner "Big Foot"
Pridemore, leader of the scalpers, has driven away the desert
Apaches and ousted the law. But he's missing his son, Fox, who has
allied himself with Ozzie Cord and is staging his own bloody rampage.
unrated. 2015.

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SECRET SISTERS
Author:   KRENTZ, JAYNE ANN
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  08274
  1 volume in 1 container

Madeline and Daphne were once as close as sisters--until a secret tore
them apart. Now it might take them to their graves. They knew his name
the man who tried to brutally attack twelve-year-old Madeline in her
grandmother's hotel. They thought they knew his fate. They thought
they knew his fate. He wouldn't be bothering them anymore ... ever.
Still their lives would never be the same. Unrated. 2015.

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SILENT MELODY
Author:   BALOGH, MARY
S/P/V: Some sex;
Reading level: Adult

LB  08276
  1 volume in 1 container

As a young child, Lady Emily Marlowe has a fever that leaves her deaf
and unable to speak, yet she learns to communicate with Lord Ashley
Kendrick in their own special language. So she is devastated when he
goes to India and then marries. Later, in 1763 Ashley returns home,
and Emily knows she loves only him--but she is engaged to another.
  Some descriptions of sex.

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SILVER BAY
Author:   MOYES, JOJO, 1969-
S/P/V: Some profanity;
Reading level: Adult

LB  08394
  1 volume in 1 container

A surprising and moving romance set in an old-fashioned seaside town
on the verge of unwelcome change Liza McCullen will never fully escape
her past. But the unspoiled beaches and tight-knit community of Silver
Bay offer the freedom and safety she craves--if not for herself, then
for her young daughter, Hannah. That is, until Mike Dormer arrives as
a guest in her aunt's hotel. Some strong language. 2015.

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SLEIGH BELLS IN VALENTINE VALLEY
Author:   CANE, EMMA
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Some profanity;
Reading level: Adult
Series: VALENTINE VALLEY    5

LB  08279
  1 volume in 1 container

Tony De Luca's ex waltzes through the door of his tavern, pulls up a
bar stool, and turns his world on end. Once they'd been each other's
first love, first everything. But then life happened, and they
walked away with broken hearts. Now Kate Fenelli is back in
Valentine, and they can't seem to stay out of each other's way. When
Tony begins wondering what would happen if they rekindled sparks, he
knows he's in big trouble. And with Christmas in the air, Kate can't
help imagining a second chance with the only man she's ever loved.
Explicit descriptions of sex and some strong language. 2015.

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SMOKE JENSEN: THE BEGINNING
Author:   JOHNSTONE, WILLIAM W
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: SMOKE JENSEN    1

LB  08323
  1 volume in 1 container

On the eve of the Civil War, Kirby Jensen is the youngest of three
children living on a hardscrabble ranch in Southwestern Missouri.
But in 1861, shots were fired in Charleston harbor, and Kirby's father
and brother went to war.  Kirby, soon to be nicknamed Smoke, journeys
from boyhood innocence into a manhood shaped by violence and a young
man's thirst for justice. Filled with actual historical events and
legendary characters, the story of Smoke Jensen's early years is
a powerful, brutal and amazing American saga. unrated. 2015.

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STARS OF FORTUNE
Author:   ROBERTS, NORA
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Some profanity;
Reading level: Adult
Series: GUARDIANS    1

LB  08281
  1 volume in 1 container

After months of troubling dreams, artist Sasha Riggs heads to the
of Corfu, finding it exactly as she dreamed and drew it. She meets
five people who appeared in her dreams, realizing they all have a
quest to fulfill. Some strong language and some explicit descriptions
of sex. Bestseller. 2015.

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TERROR OF THE MOUNTAIN MAN
Author:   JOHNSTONE, WILLIAM W
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: MOUNTAIN MAN   42

LB  08325
  1 volume in 1 container

Smoke Jensen is in Corpus Christi, Texas, to take delivery of five
hundred horses he purchased from an old friend. That's when Mexican
revolutionary Colonel Bustamante Keno brazenly crashes the border,
slaughters twenty-two innocent U.S. citizens, and steals a thousand
head of cattle - along with two hundred of Smoke's horses. Going
where the U.S. Army and the Texas Rangers cannot, Smoke crosses the
border in hot pursuit. The Federales capture and arrest him, until
they decide that Smoke and his fellow prisoners might come in handy.
unrated. 2015.

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TEXAS HILL COUNTRY CHRISTMAS
Author:   JOHNSTONE, WILLIAM W
S/P/V: Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: CHRISTMAS    5

LB  08397
  1 volume in 1 container

While most folks are busy preparing for Christmas, the Jensen clan can
only hope they'll make it home. Luke Jensen is in San Antonio tracking
down a dangerous outlaw. When he finds the man leading a wholesome
life, Luke agrees to wait until after Christmas to bring him to
justice.  Meanwhile Smoke and Sally Jensen head out from Fort Worth by
stagecoach, only to be stranded by unrelenting rains and stalked by a
crazed killer. Violence. 2015.

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THRILL ME
Author:   MALLERY, SUSAN
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: FOOLS GOLD CALIFORNIA   18

LB  08395
  1 volume in 1 container

Maya Farlow learned the hard way to depend only on herself, so when
she fell too deeply for the bad-boy charms of Del Mitchell, she did
the only thing she could - she ran. Stunned, Del left Fool's Gold to
make his name and fortune in extreme sports. Now ten years later,
May's been hired to promote her hometown's new slogan, The Destination
for Romance. The celebrity spokesman is none other than Del, the man
she dumped but never forgot. Unrated. 2015.

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TO CATCH A THIEF
Author:   WOODS, SHERRYL
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: CALAMITY JANES    3

LB  08287
  1 volume in 1 container

Gina Petrillo thought she was on the run from her troubles but they
followed her home to Winding River, Wyoming. City-slicker lawyer Rafe
O'Donnell is in hot pursuit of Gina, and he doesn't intend to let his
suspect out of his sight. And while Rafe is out to catch a thief--
she just might steal his heart. Unrated. 2015.

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UNTAMED
Author:   PALMER, DIANA
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Some profanity; Some violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: LONG TALL TEXANS   47

LB  08290
  1 volume in 1 container

Mercenary Stanton Rourke has loved Clarisse Carrington since they
were children, but a lie separates them. Just as they get a second
chance, Rourke is sent on one last mission, with disastrous
consequences for the couple. Some violence, some strong language, and
some explicit descriptions of sex. 2015.

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WISHES FOR CHRISTMAS
Author:   MICHAELS, FERN
S/P/V: Some profanity; Some violence
Reading level: Adult

LB  08292
  1 volume in 1 container

With the holidays approaching, Sisterhood member Maggie Spitzer wants
to bring joy to a teacher from her past, while Toots and the
Godmothers investigate a mystery surrounding a designer at an
exclusive Charleston firm. Some strong language and some violence.
2015.

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WYOMING RUGGED
Author:   PALMER, DIANA
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: WYOMING MEN    5

LB  08517
  1 volume in 1 container

Billionaire oilman Blair Coleman has always taken care of his
business. After having been used and cast aside by a woman he thought
he loved, his personal life is far from his first priority. He knows
only one has ever truly cared for him--but the irresistible blonde
beauty is the daughter of his best friend. Niki Ashton has seen her
father's friend wounded and she's seen him fight. Unrated. 2015.

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Author:   GRAFTON, SUE
S/P/V: Heavy profanity; Some violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: KINSEY MILLHONE MYSTERY   24

LB  08390
  1 volume in 1 container

A remorseless serial killer leaves no trace of his crimes. She knows
who he is, but the test is whether PI Kinsey Millhone can prove her
case against him before she becomes his next victim. Strong language
and some violence. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller. 2015.

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ENGLISH NON-FICTION

DAILY READINGS FROM YOU CAN, YOU WILL
Author:   OSTEEN, JOEL
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  08374
  1 volume in 1 container

You were created to be successful, to accomplish your goals, to leave
your mark on this generation.  In this book, Pastor Joel Osteen
reveals the eight undeniable qualities of a winner. Unrated. 2016.

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GET WHAT'S YOURS: THE SECRETS TO MAXING OUT YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY
Author:   KOTLIKOFF, LAURENCE J
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  08360
  1 volume in 1 container

Economist Kotlikoff and financial journalists Moeller and Solman lay
out the various ways to access Social Security benefits that may not
be obvious. Discusses the impact of life events like birth, divorce,
and death, navigating the Social Security Administration's claim
system, and the viability of the Social Security system. 2015.

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LIFE-CHANGING MAGIC OF TIDYING UP: THE JAPANESE ART OF DECLUTTERING
Author:   KONDO, MARIE
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  08362
  1 volume in 1 container

TITLE CONTINUES: "and Organizing"
A guide to decluttering the home from a cleaning and organization
consultant, using the author’s KonMari Method, which focuses on
categories of items rather than rooms. First published in Japanese in
2011. Bestseller. 2014.

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LIVE RIGHT AND FIND HAPPINESS (ALTHOUGH BEER IS MUCH FASTER): LIFE
Author:   BARRY, DAVE
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  08338
  1 volume in 1 container

TITLE CONTINUES: "Lessons and Other Ravings from Dave Barry"
Collection of eight humorous essays exploring the theme of happiness
by the author of You Can Date Boys When You're Forty (DB 78486).
Comedian Barry reflects on meeting soccer star David Beckham with his
fourteen-year-old daughter Sophie and testing out Google Glass, and
writes to his grandson about refrigerating condiments. 2015.

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SEEKING SERENITY: THE 10 NEW RULES FOR HEALTH AND HAPPINESS IN THE
Author:   ENAYATI, AMANDA
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  08363
  1 volume in 1 container

TITLE CONTINUES: Age of Anxiety
Health correspondent Amanda Enayati challenges our long-held
assumptions about stress, separating myth from reality when it comes
to the plague of modern life. She presents ten principles developed
from emerging science and reinforced by literature, philosophy and
age-old spiritual wisdom that help us to master stress in the
everyday - a clear and accessible action plan for achieving more
joyful and productive lives. 2015.

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WHAT I KNOW FOR SURE
Author:   WINFREY, OPRAH
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  08365
  1 volume in 1 container

A compilation of lessons learned, culled from fourteen years of
Oprah's "What I Know for Sure" monthly column in O magazine--a column
inspired by an interview question from film critic Gene Siskel.
Bestseller.  2014.

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