New Large Print Books Received in February 2011 as of 3/3/2011

 

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

AUSTIN: MCKETTRICKS OF TEXAS
Author: MILLER, LINDA LAEL
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Some profanity;
Reading level: Adult Series: MCKETTRICKS OF TEXAS 3

LB 06584 1 volume in 1 container

As they prepare to marry sisters Libby and Julie Remington, Tate and Garrett McKettrick hire their fiances' sister Paige to nurse their younger brother Austin, a former rodeo rider, back to health. Sequel to McKettricks of Texas: Garrett (DB/RC 71485). Descriptions of sex and some strong language. Bestseller. 2010.

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BEST OF FRIENDS
Author: MALLERY, SUSAN
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Some profanity;
Reading level: Adult

LB 06583 1 volume in 1 container

In high school Jayne Scott befriended the wealthy Rebecca Worden -- and later moved in with the Wordens when her own mother died. Ten years later Rebecca and her brother David return from living abroad, causing havoc in Jayne's life. Some strong language and some explicit descriptions of sex. Commercial audiobook. 2010.

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DANCY'S WOMAN
Author: COPELAND, LORI
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult

LB 06589 1 volume in 1 container

Lauren Vandis was sent to the boondocks of Mississippi with one important mission: to persuade Coyle Dancy not to sue her family over a busted oil pipeline. But Dancy was in no mood for persuasion. Vandis Pipelines was responsible for this accident - a colossal mess that had left his leg in a cast and turned his catfish farm into oily acres of Mississippi mud. Face-to-face with a gorgeous, furious, man, Lauren didn't have the nerve to tell Coyle the truth. Instead she pretended to be the nurse sent to help him - and since Lauren was a nurse, she was only half-lying. 1989. ***SPV NOT YET DETERMINED***

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FULL DARK, NO STARS
Author: KING, STEPHEN
S/P/V: Some sex; Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult

LB 06588 1 volume in 1 container

Quartet of dark novellas includes 1922, in which a Nebraska farmer enlists his son to help him kill his wife when she wants to sell the farm. The wife in A Good Marriage learns her husband is a serial killer. Violence, strong language, and some descriptions of sex. Bestseller. 2010.

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HOPEFUL HEART
Author: SAWYER, KIM VOGEL
S/P/V: Some violence
Reading level: Adult

LB 06582 1 volume in 1 container

Awkward and clumsy Tressa Neill is devastated when her socialite aunt sends her west to Kansas in 1888 to attend a new school that trains young ladies to be wives to hardworking ranchers. But Tressa soon finds that she is quite handy at practical matters under Mrs. Wyatt's firm but sympathetic tutelage, and that Mrs. Wyatt's staunch faith bolsters her self-confidence and leads Tressa closer to God. Solitary Abel Samms, struggling to keep his ranch despite significant losses he suspects are due to rustlers, soon becomes Tressa's good neighbor, protector, and mentor despite his unhappy past with another eastern woman. Some violence. 2010.

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PLAYING THE GAME
Author: BRADFORD, BARBARA TAYLOR
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult

LB 06590 1 volume in 1 container

Annette Remmington, a London art consultant and private dealer, is at the top of her game. She's a rising star in the art world and has a roster of wealthy clients who trust her judgment. It is her husband Marius who has groomed Annette into the international star she has become and saved her from her dark and gritty past. So it is with much care that he hand picks journalist Jack Chalmers to do a profile on his wife for a popular London newspaper. How could he have known that the connection between Jack and Annette would ignite a multitude of secrets or that Jack would uncover a scandal that could destroy them all? 2010. ***SPV NOT YET DETERMINED***

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SECRETS TO THE GRAVE
Author: HOAG, TAMI
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult

LB 06587 1 volume in 1 container

The crimes are unspeakable, the secrets unfathomable - and the only witness is a child. Marissa Fordham had a past full of secrets and a present full of lies. Everyone knew of her - but no one really knew her. So when Marissa is found brutally murdered with her young daughter, Haley, laying next to her and barely breathing, the idyllic town of Oak Knoll goes into a tailspin. Authorities may not have found them for days had it not been for the 911 call, and a small child's voice saying, "My daddy hurt my mommy". 2010. **S/V/P NOT YET DETERMINED***

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TATE: MCKETTRICKS OF TEXAS
Author: MILLER, LINDA LAEL
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Some profanity;
Reading level: Adult Series: MCKETTRICKS OF TEXAS 1

LB 06585 1 volume in 1 container

Texas. Tate McKettrick operates a cattle ranch and deals with his ex-wife and their twins while Libby Remington runs her coffee shop. Tate and Libby have relationship doubts, but the former high school sweethearts fall in love all over again. Explicit descriptions of sex and some strong language. Bestseller. 2010.

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