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ENGLISH FICTION

BLACKBERRY SUMMER
Author:   THAYNE, RAEANNE
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult

LB  07127
1 volume in 1 container

Claire Bradford needed a wake-up call. What she didn't need was a
car accident. But as the accident forces Claire, a single mom and
of a shop, to slow down and lean on others, she realizes that she
needs to make some changes in her life. The accident, as well as the
string of robberies that led up to it, forces the people of Hope's
Crossing to take a look at themselves and they realize that these
tough years have diminished their sense of community. Now, with a
mysterious "Angel of Hope" working to inspire the town, Claire finds
herself opening up to all the possibilities - especially those that
could lead to love. 2011.
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BLUE MOON BAY
Author:   WINGATE, LISA
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult

LB  07116
1 volume in 1 container

For Seattle architect Heather Hampton, a trip back to tiny Moses Lake,
Texas, is hardly in the plan. Yet because a promotion hinges on the
sale of the family farmland, Heather heads to the last place she
ever wanted to go. She's determined to return home, signed contract
in hand, the next day. But as Heather's stay lengthens, she discovers
her family is steeped in secrets and she finds an unexpected
connection to local banker Blaine Underhill, despite his opposition
to her project. 2012.
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BOY IN THE SUITCASE
Author:   KAABERBOL, LENE
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult

LB  07126
1 volume in 1 container

Nina Borg, a Red Cross nurse, wife, and mother of two, is a compulsive
do-gooder who can't say no when someone asks for help. When her
estranged friend Karin leaves her a key to a public locker in the
Copenhagen train station, Nina gets suckered into her most dangerous
project yet. Inside the locker is a suitcase, and inside the suitcase
is a three-year-old boy - naked and drugged, but alive. When Karin is
discovered brutally murdered, Nina realized that she and the boy are
in grave danger. In a desperate trek across Denmark, Nina tries to
figure out who the boy is, where he belongs, and who exactly is trying
to hunt him down. 2008.
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BUFFALO HUNTER AND OTHER STORIES
Author:   GREY, ZANE
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  03766
1 volume in 1 container

LB  05222
1 volume in 1 container

Four tales of the West, including the novella "The Buffalo Hunter."
In "The Buffalo Hunter," Easterner Tom Doan comes West and joins a
buffalo hunting party.  The other stories concern a man seeking re-
venge, a great red stallion, and an early effort to make an on-
location movie.  These other three stories are:  "John Silver's
Revenge," "California Red," and "On Location." 1925.

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CAT'S CLAW
Author:   ALBERT, SUSAN WITTIG
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult

LB  07109
1 volume in 1 container

Police Chief Sheila Dawson believes the death of Pecan Springs'
computer guru, Larry Kirk, is a suicide, perhaps triggered by his
painful divorce. Further investigation reveals that Kirk's death
wasn't self-inflicted. And the truth is reinforced by her friend
China Bayles' news - Larry recently asked her for legal advice
regarding a stalker. George Timms was caught breaking into Larry's
computer shop to steal his own computer back because of dangerous
personal information it contained. Now that Larry is dead, she's sure
it's connected to the burglary. 2012.
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COCAINE BLUES: A PHRYNE FISHER MYSTERY, BOOK 1
Author:   GREENWOOD, KERRY
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: PHRYNE FISHER MYSTERY    1

LB  07080
1 volume in 1 container

Free-thinking Phryne Fisher leaves 1920s London for her native
Australia to try being a perfect lady detective. Phryne soon finds
herself embroiled in mysteries involving a drug-smuggling ring,
corrupt cops, communism, a sexy Russian dancer, and a colonel's
daughter suspected of being poisoned by her husband. 1989.

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COWBOY FOR A RAINY AFTERNOON
Author:   BLY, STEPHEN
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult

LB  07119
1 volume in 1 container

In 1954, six men, who spent their young lives as cowboys in the
Southwest, now gather at the Matador Hotel in downtown Albuquerque,
New Mexico, for weekly games of cribbage. One rainy afternoon, one of
the men brings his ten-year-old grandson with him to the cribbage
game. The boy has on his straw cowboy hat, his cap gun, and his
leather bullet belt with the silver-painted wooden bullets. They play
cribbage and tell stories and the boy listens while they pass down a
way of life and western tradition that is quickly becoming extinct.
Many years later, the boy looks back and remembers the stories he
heard and the lessons he learned on that day when he became a
"Cowboy for a Rainy Afternoon." 2010.
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DARK HORSE: A WALT LONGMIRE MYSTERY
Author:   JOHNSON, CRAIG, 1961-
S/P/V: Heavy profanity; Some violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: WALT LONGMIRE     

LB  07136
1 volume in 1 container

Wyoming. Mary Barsad confesses to shooting her husband, Wade, after he
allegedly locked her champion horses in a barn and set it afire.
Sheriff Walt Longmire, however, has doubts about his new ward's story
and discovers that others may have also wanted Wade dead. Strong
language and some violence. 2009.

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DEAD MAN'S CHEST: A PHRYNE FISHER MYSTERY
Author:   GREENWOOD, KERRY
S/P/V: Some profanity;
Reading level: Adult
Series: PHRYNE FISHER MYSTERY   18

LB  07089
1 volume in 1 container

Australia. PI Phryne Fisher takes her adopted daughters Jane and Ruth
and maid Dot on a seaside vacation. Once there they discover that the
rental house's butler and housekeeper are missing, so Phryne
investigates. Some strong language. Commercial audiobook. 2010.

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DEATH AT VICTORIA DOCK: A PHRYNE FISHER MYSTERY
Author:   GREENWOOD, KERRY
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: PHRYNE FISHER MYSTERY    4

LB  07083
1 volume in 1 container

Driving home late one night, Phryne Fisher is surprised when
someone shoots out her windscreen. Then she finds a pretty young man
with an anarchist tattoo dying on the tarmac just outside the dock
gates. He bleeds to death in her arms and Phryne promises to find out
who is responsible. Before it's over, she'll have to deal with bank
robbery, tattoo parlours, pubs, spiritualist halls, and Anarchists.
1992.
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DEATH BY WATER: A PHRYNE FISHER MYSTERY
Author:   GREENWOOD, KERRY
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Some profanity;
Reading level: Adult
Series: PHRYNE FISHER MYSTERY   15

LB  07086
1 volume in 1 container

Australia. The P and O hires PI Phryne Fisher to quietly identify a
thief who has been robbing wealthy passengers aboard the company's
cruise ship. Phryne uses jewelry as bait - and uncovers shipboard
romances, jazz, blackmail, and attempted murder. Some strong language
and some explicit descriptions of sex. Commercial audiobook. 2005.

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DEATH CLOUD: SHERLOCK HOLMES, THE LEGEND BEGINS
Author:   LANE, ANDY
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Grades 6 - 9; Adult
Series: YOUNG SHERLOCK HOLMES     

LB  07113
1 volume in 1 container

When fourteen-year-old Sherlock Holmes stays with his eccentric uncle
and aunt during a break from the Deepdene School for Boys, he
encounters his first murder mystery. Two men appear to have died from
the plague, but Holmes believes otherwise. For junior and senior high
and older readers.    2010.

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DESERT CUT: A LENA JONES MYSTERY
Author:   WEBB, BETTY
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: LENA JONES    5

LB  07092
1 volume in 1 container

While scouting locations for a film documentary on Arizona's Apache
Wars, private investigator Lena Jones and Oscar-winning director
Warren Quinn discover the mutilated body of a young girl. The
gruesome manner of the child's death evokes memories of Lena's own
rough childhood. Clashing with the local law, Lena investigates the
child's death and finds a small town with a big secret. 2008.
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DESERT LOST: A LENA JONES MYSTERY
Author:   WEBB, BETTY
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: LENA JONES    6

LB  07093
1 volume in 1 container

While running surveillance in Scottsdale, P.I. Lena Jones discovers
the body of a woman connected to an infamous northern Arizona
polygamy cult. With help from a former polygamist "sister wife," Lena
soon discovers a shocking secret: in a society where one man can
have ten wives, nine men will have none. 2009.
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DESERT RUN: A LENA JONES MYSTERY
Author:   WEBB, BETTY
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: LENA JONES    4

LB  07091
1 volume in 1 container

Things are never easy for Scottsdale private eye Lena Jones. Her
partner, Jimmy Sisiwan, is leaving for a wife and a job at Southwest
Micro-Systems. Her old captain at the Scottsdale PD is moving home to
Brooklyn. She's doing security for the director of a documentary
being shot at Papago Park about the German POW camp and the "great
escape" of Christmas Eve, 1944, when some prisoners tunneled out and
fled. 2006.
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DESERT WIND: A LENA JONES MYSTERY
Author:   WEBB, BETTY
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: LENA JONES    7

LB  07090
1 volume in 1 container

When P.I. Lena Jones's Pima Indian partner Jimmy Sisiwan is arrested
in the remote northern Arizona town of Walapai Flats, Lena rushes to
his aid. She finds a town up in arms over a new uranium mine located
ten miles from the Grand Canyon. Jimmy's sister-in-law has been
murdered and the mine's public relations flack is found shot to
death, casting suspicion on Jimmy and his entire family. 2012.
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DEVIL'S FOOD: A CORINNA CHAPMAN MYSTERY
Author:   GREENWOOD, KERRY
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: CORINNA CHAPMAN MYSTERY    3

LB  07079
1 volume in 1 container

If there's one thing that Corinna Chapman, proprietor of the Earthly
Delights Bakery, can't abide, it's people not eating well. So when
a strange cult which denies the flesh and eats only famine breads
turns up, along with a malnourished body, Corinna is very disturbed
indeed. 2006.
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ENDLESS NIGHT
Author:   CHRISTIE, AGATHA
S/P/V: Some profanity;
Reading level: Adult

LB  01369
1 volume in 1 container

LB  07124
1 volume in 1 container

England. Chauffeur Michael Rogers's dream of owning a beautiful home
seems out of reach until he marries American oil heiress Ellie
Goodman. Despite warnings from locals and other sinister omens, they
acquire a property rumored to be cursed by gypsies. Michael soon
succumbs to resident evil. Some strong language. 1967.

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EXPLOSIVE EIGHTEEN: A STEPHANIE PLUM NOVEL
Author:   EVANOVICH, JANET
S/P/V: Heavy profanity; Some violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: STEPHANIE PLUM NOVEL     

LB  07077
1 volume in 1 container

Home from a Hawaiian vacation, bounty hunter Stephanie Plum finds a
photo in her bag and learns that her seatmate was murdered. While
eluding thugs who are looking for the picture, Stephanie searches for
her missing arch nemesis Joyce and endures serial carjackings. Strong
language and some violence. Bestseller.  2011.

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FLYING TOO HIGH: A PHRYNE FISHER MYSTERY, BOOK 2
Author:   GREENWOOD, KERRY
S/P/V: Heavy sex;
Reading level: Adult
Series: PHRYNE FISHER MYSTERY    2

LB  07081
1 volume in 1 container

Australia, 1928. PI Phryne Fisher juggles two unrelated cases
involving kidnapping and murder. In one, Phryne searches for a lottery
winner's missing daughter. In the other, Phryne sets out to exonerate
a pilot charged with killing his brutish father. Some explicit
descriptions of sex. 1990.

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GIRL LIKE JANET
Author:   MACOMBER, DEBBIE
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult

LB  07117
1 volume in 1 container

After two years as Reese Edwards' personal secretary, Janet
Montgomery as beginning to believe that gentlemen did prefer blondes.
Reese's platinum beauties paraded past Janet's desk daily, while he
treated her and every other brunette in a crisp, professional manner.
Then one day Reese was treated to a real glimpse of Janet - a
heartwarming woman with a shining quality and a mighty faith who put
his empty-headed blondes to shame. Reese learns that it will take
more than candy and flowers to win the heart of a girl like Janet.
1984.
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GONE WEST: A DAISY DALRYMPLE MYSTERY
Author:   DUNN, CAROLA
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult

LB  07120
1 volume in 1 container

In September 1926, the Honourable Daisy Dalrymple Fletcher visits
Sybil Sutherby, a school friend now living in Derbyshire as the
confidential secretary to a novelist. Suspecting that something is
amiss, Sybil has asked Daisy to discreetly investigate. Upon arrival,
Daisy finds a household of relatives living off the hospitality of
Humphrey Birtwhistle, who had been supporting them through his
twice-yearly, pseudonymous Westerns. When he took ill, though, Sybil
took over writing them while he recovered, only to see the sales and
advances increase. Then someone kills Birtwhistle. 2011.
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GREEN MILL MURDER: A PHRYNE FISHER MYSTERY
Author:   GREENWOOD, KERRY
S/P/V: Some sex;
Reading level: Adult
Series: PHRYNE FISHER MYSTERY    5

LB  07084
1 volume in 1 container

Australia, 1920s. PI Phryne Fisher is participating in a dance
marathon when someone fatally stabs a contestant. Soon after, Phryne's
date Charles disappears. As Phryne searches for Charles--and evidence
of his possible involvement in the murder--she uncovers a family
tragedy stemming from the Great War. Some descriptions of sex. 1993.

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HIRED GUNS
Author:   BRAND, MAX, 1892-1944
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult

LB  07111
1 volume in 1 container

Billy Buel didn't look like a man who could inspire fear. He was a
slight man with boyish good looks and a gentle manner, but he was also
a fearsome fighter with hands or guns or knives. Billy Buel was one
of those rare men who had learned from every defeat he'd ever been
handed. For nine years a feud had raged between the Benchleys and
the Camps. At last, they decided on a two-man duel to settle their
grudge. Billy Buel, hired by the Camps, faced Ames Benchley for the
showdown. 1923. [Annotation from OCLC WorldCat]
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LIAR, LIAR: A CAT DELUCA MYSTERY
Author:   LARSEN, K. J.
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: CAT DELUCA    1

LB  07094
1 volume in 1 container

Private Investigator Cat DeLuca and her Pants On Fire Detective
Agency have a reputation for catching cheaters. It's a skill Cat
mastered when married to her run-around ex, Johnnie Ricco. Armed with
a camera, Cat scales balconies, dangles from hotel windows, and
splashes the bare facts on 8 X 10 glossies. They tend to sweeten her
clients' divorce settlements. Life takes a strange turn when a
reporter from the Chicago Tribune, Rita Polansky, masquerades as a
client with a liar-liar husband. Rita retains Cat to follow Chance
Savino, a steamy guy with a pocketful of smuggled diamonds. 2010.
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MURDER IN MESOPOTAMIA: A HERCULE POIROT MYSTERY
Author:   CHRISTIE, AGATHA
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: HERCULE POIROT MYSTERY     

LB  07123
1 volume in 1 container

Hercule Piorot, the lively Belgian detective, becomes involved
in some Middle East archaeological explorations in solving the
mysterious death of a woman in a room which no murderer could
possibly enter. 1936.

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MURDER IN MONTPARNASSE: A PHRYNE FISHER MYSTERY
Author:   GREENWOOD, KERRY
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Some profanity; Some violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: PHRYNE FISHER MYSTERY   12

LB  07085
1 volume in 1 container

Australia, 1928. Bert and Cec, soldiers who unknowingly witnessed a
murder in post-WWI Paris, appeal to Phryne Fisher to investigate the
suspicious deaths of two comrades. Phryne confronts her own repressed
memories as she proceeds with this assignment. Some explicit
descriptions of sex, some violence, and some strong language. 2002.

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MURDER IN THE DARK: A PHRYNE FISHER MYSTERY
Author:   GREENWOOD, KERRY
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Some profanity;
Reading level: Adult
Series: PHRYNE FISHER MYSTERY   16

LB  07087
1 volume in 1 container

Australia, 1928. PI Phryne Fisher a four-day Christmas party hosted
by twins Isabella and Gerald Templar. Amid the jazz and drug-infused
festivities, three people are kidnapped. Phryne searches for clues to
their whereabouts during a scavenger hunt. Some strong language and
some explicit descriptions of sex. Commercial audiobook. 2006.

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MURDER ON A MIDSUMMER NIGHT: A PHRYNE FISHER MYSTERY
Author:   GREENWOOD, KERRY
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: PHRYNE FISHER MYSTERY   17

LB  07088
1 volume in 1 container

The Honorable Phryne Fisher, slightly bored at the start of 1929, has
been engaged to find out if the antique-shop-owning son of a
Pre-Raphaelite model has died by homicide or suicide. Phryne is also
investigating the fate of the lost illegitimate child of a rich old
lady, to the evident dislike of the remaining relatives. 2008.
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MURDER ON THE BALLARAT TRAIN: A PHRYNE FISHER MYSTERY
Author:   GREENWOOD, KERRY
S/P/V: Heavy sex;
Reading level: Adult
Series: PHRYNE FISHER MYSTERY    3

LB  07082
1 volume in 1 container

Australia, 1928. Private detective Phryne Fisher saves all but one of
her fellow first-class train passengers from death by chloroform
poisoning. Elderly Mrs. Henderson has been murdered and a teenage
female is discovered suffering from amnesia. Phryne is hired to
investigate. Some explicit descriptions of sex. 1991.

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ONE PERFECT SHOT: A POSADAS COUNTY MYSTERY
Author:   HAVILL, STEVEN F.
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: POSADAS COUNTY MYSTERY     

LB  07071
1 volume in 1 container

A Posadas county employee is found sitting in his county road grader,
shot to death. The fatal bullet shows no rifling marks, and
investigation reveals the shooter walked directly toward the road
grader, in full view of the victim, who did nothing to defend himself.
Meanwhile, Sheriff Eduardo Salcido has hired a new deputy: the first
female road patrol deputy in the history of Posadas County, Estelle
Reyes. Her shrewd observations shed light on a crime that rattles
all kinds of skeletons lurking in Posadas County closets. 2012.
(This is a prequel to the Posadas County series.)
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PEYTON: A WESTERN DUO
Author:   BRAND, MAX, 1892-1944
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult

LB  07118
1 volume in 1 container

These two novels by Max Brand, written under pen names, appear now
for the first time in book form. In "The Man from the Sky," Paul
Torridon rides the fabulous steed Ashur on his way to Fort Kendry
with his guide, plainsman Roger Lincoln. When Roger disappears one
morning, Paul knows only that finding Fort Kendry by himself will be
almost impossible and that's if he manages to survive on the empty
plains. In "Peyton," on his deathbed gunman Hank Peyton tells his son,
Jerry, that the only good thing he's ever done in his life has been
raising Jerry. He doesn't have much to leave Jerry except for his gun,
known as The Voice of La Paloma. 1920.
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POCKET FULL OF RYE: A MISS MARPLE MYSTERY
Author:   CHRISTIE, AGATHA
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: MISS MARPLE MYSTERY     

LB  07115
1 volume in 1 container

A child's nursery rhyme holds three clues to find a cunning killer
when a well-to-do household becomes infested with murder. The shocking
thing about Rex Fortescue's murder was that the contemptible tycoon
wasn't knocked off sooner. But when two less-deserving souls fall prey
to a killer, Miss Jane Marple feels the need to investigate. The only
link appears to be buried in a not-so-innocent verse. 1953.

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RED, GREEN, OR MURDER
Author:   HAVILL, STEVEN F.
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: POSADAS COUNTY MYSTERY   16

LB  07070
1 volume in 1 container

Former Posadas County Sheriff Bill Gastner is now a New Mexico
Livestock Inspector. But when a ranch hand goes missing, Gastner
is quick to help with the search and when an irascible old gun dealer
dies of an apparent heart attack while waiting for Gastner to show
up for their lunch date, the former sheriff is quick to lend a hand
and an opinion about the suspicious death. 2009.
(Chronologically, this title fits between "Bag Limit" and "Scavengers"
in this series.)
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ROPE
Author:   BARR, NEVADA
S/P/V: Some profanity; Some violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: ANNA PIGEON MYSTERY     

LB  07114
1 volume in 1 container

In this series prequel, after a life-changing event,
thirty-five-year-old New Yorker Anna Pigeon takes a seasonal job with
the National Park Service at Lake Powell. Abducted and drugged while
hiking, she awakes trapped in a pit--naked, injured, and suffering
memory loss. Some violence and some strong language. Bestseller.
Commercial audiobook. 2011.

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RULE AGAINST MURDER: A THREE PINES MYSTERY
Author:   PENNY, LOUISE
S/P/V: Some profanity;
Reading level: Adult
Series: THREE PINES     

LB  07112
1 volume in 1 container

Armand Gamache, chief inspector of Quebec homicide, and his wife
Reine-Marie vacation at an inn outside of Montreal. When a member of
the Morrow family, attending a reunion at the same inn, is murdered,
Gamache investigates and uncovers secrets among the staff and guests.
Some strong language. 2008.

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RUSTY SABIN
Author:   BRAND, MAX, 1892-1944
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult

LB  07125
1 volume in 1 container

Rusty Sabin, born to white parents, was brought up by the Cheyenne
Indians, who named the red-headed boy Red Hawk. But in his twenties,
Red Hawk set out to take his place among white people. Rusty doesn't
know much about the white man's ways - especially a white man like
Bill Tenney, a thief and a fugitive. Tenney is only intersted in one
thing - Rusty's white stallion, considered sacred among the Cheyenne.
Meanwhile, Major Marston is determined to come between Rusty and his
sweetheart, Maisry, and the Cheyenne do all they can to compel Rusty
to return to the tribe. 1934.
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SEASON OF PASSION
Author:   STEEL, DANIELLE
S/P/V: Some sex; Some profanity;
Reading level: Adult

LB  07135
1 volume in 1 container

As the young wife of pro football star Tom Harper, Kate lives in the
fast-moving world of big money and glamour and the thrilling passion
of first love.  But when Tom hits thirty, the offers stop and the
drinking begins, leading to brawls, a gun, and the accident.  It
seems to Kate that her time for living and loving has ended for-
ever.  Some strong language and some descriptions of sex.

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SMOKIN' SEVENTEEN: A STEPHANIE PLUM NOVEL
Author:   EVANOVICH, JANET
S/P/V: Some sex; Heavy profanity;
Reading level: Adult
Series: STEPHANIE PLUM NOVEL   17

LB  07078
1 volume in 1 container

After corpses are found at the construction site of her cousin's bail
bonds office, bounty hunter Stephanie Plum fears she's the next
target. Meanwhile, Stephanie's family is pressuring her to
marry--either cop Joe Morelli, security expert Ranger, or ex-classmate
Dave Brewer. Strong language and some descriptions of sex. Bestseller.
2011.

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STICKS AND STONES: A CAT DELUCA MYSTERY
Author:   LARSEN, K. J.
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: CAT DELUCA    2

LB  07095
1 volume in 1 container

When Cleo Jones shoots her cheating husband's bum full of buckshot,
he disappears, taking her money, her dog, and her sister with him.
Cat DeLuca, owner of the Pants On Fire Detective Agency, promises
to return the dog and money if her client stops shooting at Walter.
She finds the dog, a mysterious bag full of cash, and Walter - his
very dead body still warm. The cops quickly arrest Cleo for the
murder, but Cat is determined to prove her client's innocence. 2012.
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STUART BRANNON'S FINAL SHOT
Author:   BLY, STEPHEN
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult

LB  07121
1 volume in 1 container

In 1905, at age 58, legendary lawman Stuart Brannon, now a rancher
and widower, had no intention of leaving his beloved Arizona
Territory to attend the Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition in
Oregon, nor to participate in a celebrity golf tournament. His life
no longer consisted of men to track down and people trying to kill
him. Then the telegram came: "Stuart, I need you in Portland. Time
Wiseman is missing. I think there's a cover-up going on. T.R." How
could he refuse a request from the President of the United States?"
2012.
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THROW THE DEVIL OFF THE TRAIN
Author:   BLY, STEPHEN
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult

LB  07110
1 volume in 1 container

A woman faces life-changing events on a trip from Boston to
California. 2011.
[Annotation obtained from OCLC WorldCat.
***S/P/V NOT YET DETERMINED***

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TO THE FAR BLUE MOUNTAINS
Author:   L'AMOUR, LOUIS, 1908-1988
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: SACKETTS    2

LB  02568
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LB  07122
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Barabas Sackett sails from England on a voyage to the New World
where a pretty girl is waiting to marry him.  Once there, he sets
off for the Far Blue Mountains of Virginia, fighting Indians and
other perils along the way. Sequel to "Sackett's Land" (RC 33963).
Prequel to "The Warrior's Path" (RC 33993).

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WORLD ACCORDING TO BERTIE: 44 SCOTLAND STREET, BOOK 4
Author:   MCCALL SMITH, ALEXANDER, 1948-
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: 44 SCOTLAND STREET    4

LB  07108
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Follows the adventures of eccentric residents in an Edinburgh,
Scotland, neighborhood. Six-year-old Bertie hopes that the arrival of
his baby brother will take some of his mother's attention off of him.
Meanwhile artist Angus's dog has been impounded for biting people, and
Angus enlists Bertie's help to rescue it. 2007.

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DESTINY OF THE REPUBLIC: A TALE OF MADNESS, MEDICINE, AND THE MURDER
Author:   MILLARD, CANDICE
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

LB  07107
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TITLE CONTINUES: "of a President"
Chronicles the life of James A. Garfield (1831-1881), the twentieth
American president. Highlights Garfield's rise from poverty to the
Oval Office. Details the attack by deranged office-seeker Charles
Guiteau and the medical care that killed Garfield despite the efforts
of Alexander Graham Bell. Bestseller.  2011.

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