New Large Print Received in November 2012 as of 12/03/2012
 

ENGLISH FICTION

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CORPSE AT ST. ANDREW'S CHAPEL: THE SECOND CHRONICLE OF HUGH DE
Author:   STARR, MEL
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: HUGH DE SINGLETON SURGEON    2

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[Subtitles reads: "The Second Chronicle of Hugh de Singleton,
surgeon"] England 1365. Alan, the beadle of the manor of Bampton,
had gone out at dusk to seek those who might violate curfew. The
following morning, when he still had not returned home, his wife
Matilda sought out Master Hugh de Singleton, surgeon and bailiff of
the manor. When Alan's corpse is found two days later, Hugh does not
agree with the coroner that a wolf killed him. 2009.
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DANDY GILVER AND AN UNSUITABLE DAY FOR MURDER
Author:   MCPHERSON, CATRIONA
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult

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When the heiress to one of Dunfermline's department stores goes
missing, aristocratic amateur sleuth, Dandy Gilver, is summoned.
There she finds herself in the midst of a scenario not unlike the
Montagues and Capulets. Dandy learns that it is young Mirren Aitken,
third generation of the Aitken's Emporium founding family, who is
missing and there is great fear among the family that she has eloped
with Dugald Hepburn of the rival department store, House of Hepburn.
An alliance between the two families simply cannot be tolerated. 2010.

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DESTINATION UNKNOWN
Author:   CHRISTIE, AGATHA, 1890-1976
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

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The world's most brilliant scientists are disappearing. The latest
is physicist Tom Betterton. In Morocco, British agent Jessop
approaches Hilary Craven for a reckless top-secret assignment.
Hilary, abandoned by her husband and still grieving her daughter's
death, agrees to impersonate Tom's recently deceased wife to help
to uncover the conspiracy. 1954.
Originally published in the U.S. with title: "So Many Steps to Death."

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DOGS OF THE CAPTAIN: A WESTERN STORY
Author:   BRAND, MAX, 1892-1944
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

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The house on the hill in Meridan belonged to Captain Slocum. It was
protected by dogs that ran the grounds at night and armed men who
allowed no visitors. At the age of twelve, Don Grier braved the
terrors of the captain's domain to steal a watermelon. Later, when Don
discovers that his father had been hanged for killing his own brother,
he is devastated and decides to clear his father's name. 1931.

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HALLOWEEN PARTY: A HERCULE POIROT MYSTERY
Author:   CHRISTIE, AGATHA, 1890-1976
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult
Series: HERCULE POIROT MYSTERY     

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After a child boasts that he saw someone murdered, he is found dead
a few hours later. Hercule Poirot is faced with one of his most
challenging cases of criminal pathology. 1969.

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HOME IN DRAYTON VALLEY
Author:   SAWYER, KIM VOGEL
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult

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Fed up with the poor quality of life in 1880 New York, Tarsie Raines
encourages her friends Joss and Mary Brubacher to move with their two
children to Drayton Valley, Kansas. She offers to help with expenses
and to care for Mary and the children as they travel by wagon train.
But when tragedy strikes on the prairie, throwing Tarsie and Joss
into an unexpected arrangement, can they trust God with their dreams
for the future? 2012.
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MAD RIVER
Author:   SANDFORD, JOHN, 1944 FEB. 23-
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: VIRGIL FLOWERS    6

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Tired of small-town life, teens Becky, Jimmy, and Tom attempt to steal
some diamonds--and shoot a woman during the robbery. They continue
their violent murder spree through rural Minnesota, with investigator
Virgil Flowers and local cops in pursuit. Violence, strong language,
and some explicit descriptions of sex. Bestseller. 2012.

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MEDICINE ROAD: A WESTERN DUO
Author:   HENRY, WILL, 1912-1991
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult

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In "Medicine Road," Jesse Callahan was raised by Miniconjou Sioux.
He now transports guns and powder for Jim Bridger who has a string of
trading posts in southern Wyoming Territory. Brigham Young, leader of
 the Mormons, has sworn to wipe out Bridger's operation. In "Orphans of the
North,” Awklet, a young moose calf, is orphaned when his mother
is killed by a wolf pack. 1952.

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NO SAFE HARBOR
Author:   LUDWIG, ELIZABETH
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult

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Cara Hamilton came to America searching for her brother. Lured by a
handful of scribbled words across a faded letter, she sets off from
1896 Ireland on a quest to find the brother she'd thought dead. Her
search lands her in America and into a world of subterfuge, veiled
threats, attempted murder, and dangerous revolutionaries from the
homeland. 2012.
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PALE HORSE
Author:   CHRISTIE, AGATHA, 1890-1976
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

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Archeologist Mark Easterbrook investigates the murder of a priest who
was killed after a visit to a dying woman.  Beginning with the image
of a Pale Horse in a London coffee bar, this fascinating story takes
us along to a house deep in the heart of the English countryside
where all the horror of black magic is practiced. 1961.

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SEARCH COMMITTEE
Author:   MCINERNY, RALPH M
S/P/V: None
Reading level: Adult

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When the college chancellor has to resign after he is arrested for
driving drunk on the way home from a massage parlor, philosophy
professor Matthew Rogerson is faced with the search committee to hire
a new chancellor - a search that plumbs academic infighting,
backstabbing, and even murder - all the while trying to avoid having
himself named to the post. 1991.

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TROUBLE WITH COWBOYS
Author:   HUNTER, DENISE, 1968-
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult

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Annie Wilkerson is Moose Creek's premiere horse trainer and equine
columnist for Montana Living. When her column is canceled, she's
given first shot at a new lovelorn column - and she can't afford to
turn it down. Only problem is - Annie's never been in love. Always
resourceful, she reluctantly strikes a deal with the town's
smooth-talking ladies' man Dylan Taylor...2012.
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WILD TEXAS ROSE: A WHISPERING MOUNTAIN NOVEL
Author:   THOMAS, JODI
S/P/V: Heavy sex; Heavy profanity; Heavy violence
Reading level: Adult
Series: WHISPERING MOUNTAIN     

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Twenty-five-year-old Rose McMurray may be beautiful, smart, and
capable of running her family's ranch at Whispering Mountain, but
she's backed away from marriage three times without giving anyone
reasons. Everyone thinks she is a coward, afraid of any adventure,
including falling in love. She's never done a single wild or reckless
thing in her life, until now....2012.
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