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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

DADDY'S GONE A HUNTING
Author:   CLARK, MARY HIGGINS
S/P/V: Some violence
Reading level: Adult

LB  07385
1 volume in 1 container

Concerned by something she discovered at her family's furniture
business, CPA Kate Connelly asks former employee Gus Schmidt to join
her there in the predawn hours. But the building explodes as they
enter, killing Gus and leaving Kate comatose--and the prime suspect in
an insurance scam. Some violence. Bestseller.  2013.

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DANGER IN PLAIN SIGHT
Author:   PERRY, MARTA
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult

LB  07391
1 volume in 1 container

A call from a friend in trouble brings news photographer Libby Morgan
back to Lancaster County, the place she left to pursue her career. Yet
Libby can't deny her heart skips a beat at the thought of seeing Adam
Byler again, the lover she considered too tied to Amish tradition.
What Libby doesn't know is that someone else has long anticipated her
return. As police chief of Springville, former marine Adam Byler
strives to keep the peace between the Amish and their modern
"Englischer" neighbors - and he will not allow Libby's beauty to
distract him from his duties. But when an innocent woman is attacked,
they'll confront a danger more threatening than their growing
passion. Some descriptions of violence. 2012.

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DON'T GO
Author:   SCOTTOLINE, LISA
S/P/V: Some sex; Some profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult

LB  07384
1 volume in 1 container

Podiatrist Mike Scanlon is stationed in Afghanistan when his wife
Chloe dies in an apparent freak accident. He returns home to discover
his baby daughter has bonded with Chloe's sister--and startling facts
about Chloe's life and death. Violence, some strong language, and some
descriptions of sex. 2013.

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HEART LIKE MINE
Author:   HATVANY, AMY, 1972-
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult

LB  07390
1 volume in 1 container

Thirty-six-year-old Grace McAllister never longed for children. But
when she meets Victor Hansen, a handsome, charismatic divorced
restaurateur who is father to Max and Ava, Grace decides that, for the
right man, she could learn to be an excellent part-time stepmom. After
all, the kids live with their mother, Kelli. At thirteen, Ava Hansen
is mature beyond her years. Since her parents' divorce, she has been
taking care of her emotionally unstable mother and her little brother.
Just days after Victor and Grace get engaged, Kelli dies suddenly
under mysterious circumstances - and Grace and Ava discover that there
was much more to Kelli's life than either of them ever realized. 2013.
**S/P/V NOT YET DETERMINED***

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MIDNIGHT AT MARBLE ARCH: A CHARLOTTE AND THOMAS PITT NOVEL
Author:   PERRY, ANNE
S/P/V: Some violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: THOMAS AND CHARLOTTE PITT MYSTERY   28

LB  07386
1 volume in 1 container

London, 1896. Detective Thomas Pitt, now the head of Special Branch,
and his predecessor unofficially investigate the apparent rape and
suicide of a wealthy financier's wife that occurred while her husband
was away attending a party. This case leads to the discovery of other
high-society sex crimes. Some violence. 2013.

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TEXAN'S CHOICE
Author:   GRAY, SHELLEY
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult

LB  07389
1 volume in 1 container

Texas, 1874. Long ago Scout Proffitt gave up on ever being a man of
honor like his Civil War hero brother Clayton. But when Scout sets
foot on the rundown remnants of the Circle C Ranch, he wonders if God
might have something different in mind for him. Rosemarie has lived
most of her life doubting her worth and shouldering the blame for her
brother's death. But when a stranger rides onto her ranch, claiming
he owns it, she suddenly is given a choice: either keep looking at
the dark side of life...or dare to dream. 2012.
***S/P/V NOT YET DETERMINED***

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WIDOW'S TEARS: A CHINA BAYLES MYSTERY
Author:   ALBERT, SUSAN WITTIG
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: CHINA BAYLES   21

LB  07388
1 volume in 1 container

Herbalist ex-lawyer China Bayles investigates the murder of a teller
at the Pecan Springs bank and follows the clues to a haunted bed
and breakfast. 2013.
***S/P/V NOT YET DETERMINED***

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ENGLISH NON-FICTION

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AMERICAN STORY: A LIFETIME SEARCH FOR ORDINARY PEOPLE DOING
Author:   DOTSON, BOB
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult

LB  07392
1 volume in 1 container

TITLE CONTINUES: "Extraordinary Things".
For the six million people who watch the Emmy Award-winning "American
Story with Bob Dotson" on NBC's Today Show, Bob Dotson's reports
celebrate the inspirational stories of everyday Americans. Dotson has
been crisscrossing the country for more than forty years - logging
more than four million miles - in search of people who have quietly
but profoundly changed our lives and our country for the better. 2013.
***S/P/V NOT YET DETERMINED***

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LIFESAVING LESSONS: NOTES FROM AN ACCIDENTAL MOTHER
Author:   GREENLAW, LINDA
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult

LB  07387
1 volume in 1 container

Linda Greenlaw, the female swordfish captain featured in "The Perfect
Storm," traces her unplanned adoption of an abused fifteen-year-old
girl who was placed in her care after a community rescue, documenting
their steps toward forging a family life that neither knew they
needed.  Some strong language and some descriptions of sex. 2013.

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